• Head of Sales & Marketing Job at National Oil Corporation of Kenya

  • Posted on: 9 February, 2017 Deadline: 21 February, 2017
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    The National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a fully integrated State Corporation involved in all aspects of the petroleum supply chain covering the upstream oil and gas exploration, midstream petroleum infrastructure development and downstream marketing of petroleum products.

    In the upstream, National Oil facilitates and directly participates in oil and gas exploration activities in Kenya. As a facilitator, National Oil is tasked with the marketing of Kenya’s exploration acreage, management of gas and exploration data and the running of the National Petroleum Laboratory among other attendant responsibilities.

    Head of Sales & Marketing



    The purpose of this position is to develop and implement Sales and Marketing strategies to grow the Corporation’s Downstream businesses covering Fuel, Lubricants, LPG, and Non-Fuel business, Network Planning and Development.  


    Developing and Implementing Sales & Marketing strategies for profitable growth in line with the Corporation’s strategic plan, and performance targets;

    • Developing and Implementing customer retention strategies;
    • Responsible for new product development;
    • Ensuring effective and efficient delivery of customer service;
    • Contributing to formulation of relevant policies and procedures;
    • In charge of relevant reporting of management and financial information for the  marketing department;
    • Identifying high potential outlets and new customers;
    • In charge of budget formulation and stewardship for the department;
    • Identifying other revenue generation opportunities for the corporation;
    • Mentoring and Coaching staff;


    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelors’ degree in Marketing, Business Administration or other relevant field.
    • Masters’ degree is an added advantage.


    • At least 10 years relevant experience, in Sales & Marketing 3 of which must be at management level
    • 5 years  experience in the oil Industry

    Key Competences

    • Supervisory skills
    • Communication skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Attention to Details
    • Organisational and coordination skills
    • Strong business acumen

    Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and are thus required to submit clearance certificates from the following institutions together with the job application:

    • Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics & Anti - Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
    • Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Evidence of on-going clearance is admissible subject to satisfactory results (presentation of a clearance certificate from the above institutions) before the selection process.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should either email to hr@nockenya.co.ke or send their application and detailed CV with copies of certificates, indicating current position, qualifications, working experience, current remuneration, names of at least three (3) professional referees and daytime telephone number to

    The Head of HR & Administration
    National Oil Corporation
    P.O.Box 58567-00200 Nairobi

    Application should reach us not later than 5pm on Tuesday, 21st February 2017.

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