• A relevant Commercial Degree or Diploma or equivalent is required.
• Professional training in Sales & Marketing
• Accountability – for delivering stretching business results and establishing solutions to challenges experienced
• Drive: Aggressive pursuit for goals, energetic, self-reliant and relentless passion for excellence.
• Collaboration: Work across regions, network with other functions and adapt to diverse cultures to enable sustainable delivery of business goals.
• Influence: Able to present ideas and facts clearly to achieve consensus and enlist support to the desired direction of interest.
• Communication: able to articulate position clearly and confidently in both verbal and written to gain full understanding of the target audience.
• Mobility: Positively embrace the challenges of travelling to other markets within and outside Africa and be prepared for periodic work programs away from home.
• At least 8 years working experience in Sales in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry, Shopper Marketing Activation strategies. Must have a proven track record of landing and executing trade /customer marketing plans leveraging experience gleaned in field sales execution, ability to collate channel, competitor, market and category insight that guide Marketing team in designing Brand plans that will ensured success and sustained growth of NPD and current business portfolio Required X Preferred
• Drive and demonstrated ability to stretching goals as well as ability to work and leverage cross functional teams
• English - Required
• Swahili – National language in Kenya - Required