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  • Posted: Nov 8, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA
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    National Account Manager

    We are pleased to announce the vacancy for a National Account Manager within VGE. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Detailed Description

    Reporting to the Sector Manager, the position holder will be responsible for Strategic Accounts (TML-Target Market List) within Multinational Corporation (MNC)/VGE vertical. The key objective will be to drive and achieve revenue targets through solution selling and segment propositions.

    Job Responsibilities


    • Identify growth prospects within the Target Market List.
    • Drive identification and adoption of relevant segment propositions
    • Device strategic plans for Relationship penetration and ensure implementation of tactical plans including pipeline management.
    • Grow, Digital Solutions and acquire Sales within MNC/VGE TML; through acquisition and penetration.
    • Provide thought leadership and Insights from customer engagements within the Vodacom Global Enterprise (VGE)
    • Provide thought leadership and Insights from customer engagements within the Multinational Corporation/VGE Vertical.
    • Introduce new products and propositions to key decision makers within the customer environment through relationship and stakeholder management within all Top customers.


    • Develop and execute customer ring fencing strategies in MNC/VGE Vertical
    • Stimulate existing prepositions within MNC/VGE Vertical to grow base revenue.
    • Develop strong relationships at CXO level in MNC/VGE and wider Buying Centers to understand mid-to-long term MNC/VGE objectives.
    • Ensure minimum churn (less than 1%) on both customer base and revenues as set out in target goal sheet.
    • Contract Management: Follow up on all existing contracts & renewal.
    • Provide insight into the refinement of customer journey processes
    • Timely response to customer correspondence and circulation of customer minutes
    • Flag potential escalations timeously.
    • Ensure timely and accurate reporting for sales orders and customer interactions and enforce use of FANELI for opportunity management and customer interactions both for Safaricom and Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE)
    • Maintain regular contact with Regional and Global Account Managers to keep abreast with global trends for MNC customers under management.


    • Formulate and manage customer relationship through up-to-date Account Development Plans, opportunity road maps, pipeline management and the entire sales cycle plan.
    • Leverage company assets (events & activities) to nature relationship with key stakeholders (CXO & Buying Centre).


    • Proactively attend to MNC customer issues on service provision and get an excellent customer rating.
    • Maintaining strong and deep relationships with accounts under direct management
    • Follow through on all customer issues until closure.
    • Organize a Discovery/Innovation workshop per Quarter,


    Job Requirements

    • Degree in Commerce/ ICT or a business related;
    • Sales Professional with work experience of 4-5 years preferably managing Multinational corporations and B2B environment;
    • Knowledge/ Work experience in ICT will be an added advantage;
    • Ability to deliver results and meet and surpass set targets;
    • Ability to co-create and workshop new ideas for the customer.

    Additional Details

    As part of the interview process external candidates should prepare the following documentation which will be required at a later stage based on your performance in the interviews/assessments.

    • An updated CV with contacts of three referees, 2 who must be professional and must have supervised you at some point, the other referee can be a colleague in the same professional field.
    • Kenyan Certificate of Good Conduct (Less than 1 year old) or a receipt of the same from the CID pending release of the hardcopy document.
    • Clearance certificate from a reputable Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
    • University Degree Certificate/ Letter of completion from University in case you have not received your degree certificate.
    • National ID/Passport.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Safaricom Kenya on to apply
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