May 25, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Our client a chemical company based in Nairobi’s Industrial Area dealing in manufacturing and distribution of a wide range of specialty agricultural chemicals is looking to hire an Area Sales Coordinator – Floriculture & Export Vegetables.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of Horticulture (Flowers & Export Vegetables) business in East Africa
  • Actively take charge of promotion, marketing and sales of new and existing products among commercial growers
  • Design, implement and maintain an effective marketing strategy of the company products
  • Popularize usage of company products through demonstration, field days, growers’ trainings and commercial trials
  • Maintain regular contact and good rapport with key growers to ensure that there is a sustainable demand of company products
  • Identify, recruit, maintain and service potential end-users to ensure potential sales are realized at all times
  • In liaison with management, negotiate product sales price and terms of sales with clients to maximize on profitability
  • Take a pro-active role in collection of due debts in the assigned territory
  • In liaison with the management, vet new and review existing clients for credit worthiness
  • Obtain and maintain sufficient information on clients’ ability to service credit and ensure that the management is well updated on dangerous clients
  • Respond to clients’ inquiries and complaints promptly and in a professional manner
  • Prepare seasonal / quarterly sales forecast, marketing programme and budget.
  • Take lead in gathering relevant market intelligence

Key Qualifications:

  • Agricultural training at Degree level
  • At least a Minimum of 3 years in direct agricultural input sales and marketing to commercial farms
  • Valid car driver’s license and minimum 2 years driving experience
  • Willingness to travel extensively to meet growers
  • Excellent command of English required (written and spoken); working knowledge of Swahili required.
  • High level of motivation and entrepreneurial drive
  • Interest in learning in-depth about new products, competition and new sales process
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, networking and prospecting skills
  • Proficient in Word Processing, PowerPoint, Spreadsheet, Internet and Emails

How to apply

Interested Candidates should apply to attaching their updated CV.

Consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within a month’s time.

All applications will be given due considerations based on MERIT.