SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER
Job Ref: EHC/009/2024
Kenya
Sales

Our client who is a leading textiles manufacturing company in the region, invites suitably qualified candidates to fill theabove mentioned position and will be reporting to the General Manager Corporate Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

i. Developing and reviewing sales and marketing policies, plans and strategies;

ii. Coordinating the implementation of sales and marketing plans and strategies for the company;

iii. Marketing and promoting the Company’s products;

iv. Coordinating market surveys to determine customer requirements;

v. Identifying potential markets for the Company’s products and recommend appropriate mechanisms and initiative to enhance sales increase;

vi. Forecasting and projecting company’s business;

vii. Developing sales and marketing information communication materials;

viii. Initiating the development of sales and marketing information systems;

ix. Developing new products in liaison with the Production Department;

x. Providing advice on sales and marketing initiatives;

xi. Monitoring and evaluating sales and marketing activities;

xii. Coordinating sales and marketing research and benchmarks and implement the appropriate findings;

xiii. Promoting innovation and best practices in sales and marketing;

xiv. Conducting market audits to monitor market sales and performance;

xv. Branding company’s products in liaison with other divisions;

xvi. Management of customer requirements and needs and implement the feedback;

xvii. Maintaining sales and marketing inventory and database;

xviii. Participating in corporate social responsibility activities;

xix. Coaching, mentoring and training staff;

xx. Preparing sales and marketing budget and sales reports;

xxi. Ensuring staff performance management, training and development in the division.

 

Academic Qualifications and Experience

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Sales and Marketing, Marketing, Commerce (Marketing Option), Business Administration/ Management (Marketing Option) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University.

ii. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Sales and Marketing, Marketing, Commerce (Marketing Option), Business Administration/ Management (Marketing Option) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university is an added advantage,

iii. Must have at least eight (8) years Cumulative work experience in textiles, three (3) of which should have been in senior management in a reputable organization or

Served in the grade of Chief Sales and Marketing Officer in textiles for a minimum period of three (3) years or equivalent;

iv. Must be a member of a professional body and in good standing.

v. Certificate in Leadership/ Governance Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

vi. Proficiency in computer application skills; and

vii. Understands international textile markets & competence in merchandising as reflected in work performance and results.

 

Personal attributes and Skills

(i) Effective organizational skills.

(ii) Good listening skills.

(iii) Ability to work under pressure and meet set targets

(iv) Ability to build new business relationships.

(v) Good inter-personal & communication skills

(vi) Good team player and result-oriented.

The successful candidates will be required to avail valid certified copies of:

i. Directorate of Criminal Investigation – Certificate of Good Conduct.

ii. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance Certificate

iii. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) – Certificate of Clearance

iv. Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission (EACC) Clearance

v. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Certificate

 

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit applications which must include:

i. One page statement on how you meet the requirements of the post.

ii. Detailed Curriculum Vitae.

iii. Current & expected salary.

iv. Professional certificates and testimonials.

v. Three professional referees.

 

How to apply. Applicants should submit their applications to recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke on or before 12th March 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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