Food Service Distributor Sales Representative Job in Nairobi Kenya

Jul 1, 2017

Our client a leading FMCG company based in Nairobi is seeking to recruit a Food Service Distributor Sales Representative to join their team.

Responsibilities:
  • Contacts existing and potential customers  to make sales calls and service needs.
  • Sets up product pricing and arranges customer pricing agreements with the distributor.
  • Maintains promotional calendars and forecasting on promotional sales.
  • Advises customers regarding food service processes and procedures.
  • Gives recommendations about products and services based on customer needs.
  • Assists customers with orders and the ordering process.
  • Develops, implements and coordinates food service programs in conjunction with customers and food service management.
  • Analyzes processes and programs for effectiveness and makes recommendations regarding changes in programs and processes, tailoring options based on customer and company needs.
Requirements
  • College diploma or equivalent required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing, Logistics, or Business Administration will give an added advantage.
  • Valid and unexpired Driver’s License.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in food service operations and sales.
  • Fundamental awareness of sales approaches, techniques and psychology.
  • Exceptional knowledge of products and services offered in food service environment.
  • Base understanding of distribution inbound and outbound supply chain concepts.
  • Knowledge of progressive product ordering systems and applications.
  • Conscious of inventory management principles and practices.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Good awareness of marketing, branding, and upselling techniques.
  • Exceptional verbal communication and persuasion ability.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Basic keyboard skills as well as an understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Discernment in customer needs with a capacity to connect with customers and motivate participation in sales and programs.
  • Desire to resolve problems effectively in the interest of all parties.
If qualified, kindly send your CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘FOOD SERVICE DISTRIBUTOR SALES REPRESENTATIVE ’on the subject line by 7th July 2017. DO NOT attach any certificates.




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