Friday, March 28, 2014

Sales Person, Elda Yoghurts

Elda Yoghurts seeks highly qualified candidates for the positions of sales men/ladies Manager to grow the business in western & nyanza region.

We are small rural based agribusiness enterprise in Busia county making dairy products with potential for future expansion.

Sales Person

Location :  Western region & Nyanza region

Job Description:

Purpose: Responsible for care and follow up for participants enrolled in research studies and non-research clients.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale;
  • Daily selling and distribution of yoghurts to various customers;
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • Gathering market and customer information;
  • Negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers 
  • Challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • Liaising with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders;
  • Checking the quantities of yoghurts in stock and ask for replenishment by maintaining proper re-order level from the farm office;
  • Recording yoghurts sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office;
  • Reviewing your own sales performance with your supervisor, aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations in consultation with your supervisor;
  • Feeding future buying trends back to employer;
  • Attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.
  • Collecting money from sales and ensure timely banking of the same.
Qualifications and competencies
  • Minimum of 1 year working experience in sales/ marketing of fast moving consumer products.
  • A diploma or equivalent  in Sales or business related from a recognized institution
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid license
Desirable attributes:
  • Honest
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Hardworking
  • Proactive and reliable
  • Intellectually curious and devoted to evidence based practice
  • Self drive
  • Team player
  • Ability to make sales
Apply via email to with the job title "Sales person" on the subject line. 

Applications should be received on or before 12th April, 2014.