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  • Posted: Mar 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business and support services in Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain. We know how important people are to business. We also think that "People are the future of Africa". We understand what is needed to match...
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    Commercial Manager

    Adexen was mandated by an international FMCG company to recruit a Commercial Manager for their operations in Kenya. The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Only applications through Adexen website will be considered for this job vacancy.


    • The role is critical in developing and driving the Company’s trade strategy and operational excellence.
    • The Commercial Manager is responsible for and manages, the Sales function giving key inputs in the areas of;
    • Directing and supervision of the sales force in order to not only achieve but to surpass the set company sales targets
    • Market development
    • Directing the sales & marketing budget
    • Ensuring the supply chain between production, warehousing and market needs is at the optimum level
    • Working closely with the company appointed distributors as well as effectively manage distribution network
    • Advising and providing management team with sales & marketing expertise for the overall performance
    • Overseeing all marketing, advertising and promotional activities;
    • Opening of emerging markets
    • Any other related tasks as may be assigned by the Country General Manager from time to time


    • A Bachelor's degree in business / marketing or any related discipline from a recognized institution
    • Post graduate qualifications in sales and marketing from a recognized institution
    • MBA is a plus
    • Solid financial management experience
    • Proven experience in the private sector, ideally in a manufacturing and/or FMCG
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a similar position in the beverage industry 
    • Should also have strong interpersonal skills
    • Extremely self-motivated, coupled with a proven track record
    • Proven track record of effective People Management and knowledge of how to coach others and develop skills.

    Only applications through Adexen website will be considered for this job vacancy.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Adexen on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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