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  • Posted: Jun 5, 2023
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    Manuchar, headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium is a leading distributor of chemicals in emerging markets. We complement our Chemical Distribution business with International Trade Services in steel, polymers and several other raw materials. Manuchar handles over 4 million metric tons of goods, generating c. 2.8 billion USD in sales. Our local operations are ...
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    Business Development & Sales Coordination Manager

    The Job

    • Joining our fast-growing affiliate in Kenya, you will report to the Managing Director. You will be responsible for Business Development and the day-to-day Sales Coordination of both the local team and the business as such.

    Your main responsibilities are:

    • You play an important role in our international chemical distribution and trading business, from purchasing goods from our suppliers to shipping them to our customers.
    • You further develop our business by having regular contacts with suppliers, clients, logistic companies, and any other relevant stakeholders.
    • You have a knack for finding new and challenging projects.
    • You monitor product prices and payment terms & conditions.
    • You build up knowledge of the different markets and industries we serve and contribute to the drafting of a futureproof strategy to further grow our local business.
    • You guide the local team, provide them with instructions and regular feedback and know how to motivate them to give their best every day.
    • You set clear objectives for the team.
    • You support and actively pursue business development, including Multinational Companies.
    • You have the ability to work out Supply Chain offers.
    • You like to be in the field, chasing yourself and accompanying the Team members.
    • You update the Commercial Management Team about your teams’ performance in a timely manner.

    Your Profile

    • You obtained a Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, or Logistics at a respected European university.
    • You have minimum 4 years of experience in a similar function.
    • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of any other languages is an asset.
    • You, preferably, have prior experience of working in Africa and/or in an affiliate environment.
    • You definitively have a commercial mindset with strong communicative abilities enabling you to establish long-term relationships with the customers.
    • You are customer oriented, proactive and have an entrepreneurial mindset.
    • You know how to build effective working relationships at all levels within the company.
    • You are a result driven, organized, and accurate individual all whilst respecting local culture and understanding differences.
    • You are stress resistant, punctual, and focussed on achieving deadlines.
    • You know how to manage and motivate a team, together you get the desired results.
    • You are the driver and instigator to achieve progress on developments.
    • You are willing to move abroad (Nairobi), after a training phase at HQ.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Manuchar on to apply

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