Friday, January 31, 2014

Job Vacancy of an Exports Development Manager in Kenya

Career Opportunity: Exports Development Manager

Sameer Africa Limited, a leading manufacturer and provider of tyres and tyre solutions with offices across Kenya and the COMESA region, has an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and resourceful candidate to fill the above position.

Main purpose of the Job: Leading and managing the achievement of sales targets in the export markets (with the exception of Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi) for profitable growth through customer service and business development.

Among others, key accountabilities will include:-

  • Leading and managing the implementation of the export sales strategy in respective markets
  • Preparing and managing a demand driven sales forecast and other resource requirements
  • Monitoring, analysing and reporting of sales performance and taking appropriate action
  • Leading and managing sales processes in line with international trade regulations and best practice within the approved SAL terms of trade
  • Identifying and developing export opportunities to deliver increased volumes and market share
  • Leading, monitoring and researching export market trend analyse for appropriate decision making and actions
  • Managing the customer supply chain interface
  • Managing financial and other resources including company assets
  • Implementation of brand building and marketing activities
  • Determining and coordinating export sales reporting and communication requirements
  • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating distributors and agents to achieve the highest levels of performance
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practice in export customer service management, knowledge, skills and experience
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in a business related field. A post graduate qualification in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a multinational company
  • Strong interpersonal presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
  • Exposure to the export market
Interested candidates should forward applications and detailed CV’s through by 15th February, 2014, indicating telephone contacts, names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be a current or previous employer. 

Also indicate current and expected remuneration. 

The position title should be clearly indicated as the subject of the application.