EUCOOKIELAW_BANNER_TITLE

May 172017
 


Summary: Our client, Gerflor is recognized as a specialist and a world leader in resilient flooring solutions.

The group creates, manufactures and markets innovative, design-led and eco-responsible solutions for flooring and complementary interior finishes.

They have been managing their clients in the East Africa region from their office in Morocco and through distributors based within the region.

In order to have a firmer presence, they are looking to recruit a Sales Manager, East Africa who will be charged with developing new relationships and growing revenues and in the region.

Key Responsibilities

  • Achieve sales budget for the territory of East Africa.
  • Analyse present commercial strategy of Gerflor on the Market and elaborate recommendations based on market potential and opportunities.
  • Appoint new distributors and manage and support the existing ones.
  • Liaise and organise events for specialists such as Architects, Interior Designers, Health Authorities, Local Authorities, Builders, Quantity Surveyors, i.e. any person or company that may be involved in the specification of a floor finish in key commercial building projects of the region.
  • Support distributors’ sales team and ensure products training.
  • Keep precise records, on an on going basis, of significant projects in the territory concerning targeted market sectors.
  • Participate actively in trade shows where Gerflor exhibits as well as in road shows organized in conjunction with distributors.
  • To provide market intelligence concerning competition, distribution, product trends, and standards, etc.
  • Arrange and attend customer and Specialists visits to factories.
  • Inspect, when necessary, complaints on behalf of the company.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or related field from a recognized university
  • Minimum five (5)  years’ experience in Business to Business Sales and management of distributors
  • Experience in imports and exports operations
  • Fluent in French & English.
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Strong entrepreneurial flair
  • Self-motivated, outgoing with strong organizational skills

Please make your application on our website using the link provided below.

This will require you to create a profile and in addition attach your detailed and up to date CV with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration and the names of three professional referees and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our requirements.

Your application should be sent by close of business Tuesday 30th May.

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Application Link: http://jobs.adeptsystems.co.ke/jobsite/job_details.aspx?ref=93

For more information visit www.adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

Share this:

Like this:

Like Loading…


The post Gerflor Sales Manager (East Africa) Job in Kenya appeared first on JSEP KENYA.

click here for more details and apply to position

SIMILAR JOBS ( NEWEST )

JOB INTERVIEW
Tipical Questions
“Why are you leaving your current job?” Hiring managers want to know your motivation for wanting to leave your current job. Are you an opportunist just looking for more money or are you looking for a job that you hope will turn into a career? If you’re leaving because you don’t like your boss, don’t talk negatively about your boss–just say you have different work philosophies, Teach says. If the work was boring to you, just mention that you’re looking for a more challenging position. “Discuss the positives that came out of your most recent job and focus on why you think this new position is ideal for you and why you’ll be a great fit for their company.” If you’ve already left your previous job (or you were fired), Sutton Fell suggests the following: If you got fired: Do not trash your last boss or company. Tell them that you were unfortunately let go, that you understand their reasoning and you’ve recognized areas that you need to improve in, and then tell them how you will be a better employee because of it. If you got laid off: Again, do not trash your last boss or company. Tell them that you were let go, and that you understand the circumstances behind their decision; that you are committed to your future and not dwelling on the past; and that you are ready to apply everything that you learned in your last role to a new company. If you quit: Do not go into details about your unhappiness or dissatisfaction. Instead, tell them that while you valued the experience and education that you received, you felt that the time had come to seek out a new opportunity, to expand your skills and knowledge, and to find a company with which you could grow.
Questions to ask
What constitutes success at this position and this firm or nonprofit? This question shows your interest in being successful there, and the answer will show you both how to get ahead and whether it is a good fit for you.