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  • Posted: May 25, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 7, 2022
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    With 11 partners and more than 130 team members, our firm dates back nearly 30 years. We have deep links with the Kenyan business community and in-depth knowledge of the market. We are particularly strong in our tax consultancy services. Many new entrants to the Kenyan and African emerging markets choose us as their financial partners to give them a solid fo...
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    Senior Product Manager- Plastics

    Main Responsibilities of Job 

    • Visit markets whenever needed to introduce the organizations’ products, 
    • generate sales and build up relationship with clients;
    • Provide sales assistance to the team on the ground, daily follow up, supervise and design customer’s visits;
    • Address business inquiries from customers and follow up on customer 
    • invoicing and ensuring deliveries are prompt;
    • Coordinate with the organizations’ headquarters on direct orders, shipments, 
    • clearance and consignment delivery to our customers;
    • Appoint distributors who are capable of holding stocks and sell it to small manufacturers;
    • Introduce new products to these markets;
    • Working on representing new suppliers for this market for new product, nutrition and home care;
    • Coordinate with management on new suppliers for one country or the whole region;
    • Prepare sales records;
    • Motivate sales staff to achieve more and to follow up with existing clients and 
    • to introduce the organizations’ products to new clients in the region;
    • Prepare and follow up, monthly and quarterly sales forecast; and compare 
    • sales forecast to actual sales achieved on monthly base;
    • Maintain and build key customer relationships;
    • Drive and achieve sales orders/numbers and achieve gross profit margin goals;
    • Uncover and develop new business: new customers/new products;
    • Link between customer/base market needs and the organization;
    • Uncover customer needs and translate to Management;
    • Contribute to product management tasks namely pricing, order processing, 
    • customer service, competitive activity, forecasting/planning etc. as needed;
    • Travel up to 50% to visit customers and attend internal meetings and trade 
    • shows within and outside Kenya, internal meetings, trade shows and;
    • Perform any other duties as entrusted from time to time.

    Required Skills and Qualifications 

    • Minimum of a Diploma in Chemical engineering or any other relevant field ;
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role;
    • Experience in product or project management;
    • Great analytical and problem-solving skills;
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Good organization and multitasking abilities;
    • Attention to detail;
    • High level of integrity

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by 7th June 2022, stating the subject heading,clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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