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Monday, March 19, 2012

Kenya Shell Lubricants Marketing Analyst, Field Based Accounts Manager and Supply Assistant (Lubes) Jobs

Career Opportunity Kenya Shell

We are looking for talented individuals to fill the following exciting roles within Kenya Shell:

Lubricants Marketing Analyst

Job Ref:HR/KSL/B2B/2210

Reporting to the Lubricants Marketing Implementer, the Lubricants Marketing Analyst will be responsible for delivering marketing operational excellence through delivery of effective portfolio management, product lifecycle management, price management, standardize and deliver the marketing strategy.

Key Performance areas for the role:
  • Implements the pricing strategy e.g. monitors prices, drive price positioning to extract value by brand and price mapping and provide pricing recommendations.
  • Analyze Management Information to understand local market performance and trends and report any seasonality trends.
  • Responsible for the overall Lubricant market analysis (size, trend and channel).
  • Coordinate the annual research tracker with the Global Research focal point.
  • Update customer database for Commercial.
  • Analyse market census and market intelligence.
  • Manage the running of the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process from product development to withdrawal.
  • Ensures new Stock Keeping Unit introduction requests fit the portfolio strategy.
Minimum requirements/competencies
  • Bachelors degree preferably in Marketing or Engineering with at least 3 years working experience in the Marketing field.
  • Hands on experience in Marketing project management.
  • Methodical in approach and self motivated individual.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Field Based Accounts Manager

Job Ref: HR/KSL/B2B/2211

Reporting to Lubricants Manager, the Field Based Accounts Manager will be responsible
for maintaining, developing and growing existing customers through increased volume and margins whilst at all times maintaining customer satisfaction.

Key Performance areas for the role:
  • Achieve targets on sales volumes, commercial contribution integrated contribution, direct costs and working capital in line with the agreed plans.
  • Develop and maintain long term commercial relationships with key accounts.
  • Achieve within the defined Customer base, financial, volume and other related business plan targets for lubricants and other associated products and services, as specified within the sector business plan.
  • To implement and monitor Shell Lubricants Distributor programme.
  • Manage and support implementation of marketing propositions/promotions.
  • Conduct sales and technical training to Distributors staff, mechanics and their Customers.
  • Proactively liaise and communicate with all departments within Shell to ensure Customers requirements are met.
Minimum requirements/competencies
  • Bachelors Degree preferably in Marketing or Engineering with at least 3 years work experience in Marketing field.
  • Hands on experience in selling and negotiation, Customer relationship management and channel management.
  • Good problem solving skills.
Supply Assistant (Lubes)

Job Ref: HR/KSL/S&D/2212

Reporting to the Supply Operations Manager East, the supply assistant (Lubes) will be responsible for controlling and monitoring supply logistics to required delivery points, by ensuring proper documentation is in place and minimizing exposure that may lead to penalties and stock outs. Managing imports and exports of lubricants is pertinent to the job.

Key Performance areas for the role:
  • Scheduling of import of lubricants according to the demand forecast.
  • Ensure timely loading and tracking of containers. Prepare relevant customs documentation to ensure timely clearance of additives, base oils and finished lubricants.
  • Reconcile logical depots in the ERP system.
  • Manage export sales and imports to regional affiliates and third parties and manage debt.
  • Continuously progress shipments with Clearing & Forwarding agent to ensure prompt distribution of shipping documents for timely clearance of cargoes·
  • Process supplier payments·
  • Ensure prompt invoicing of third party blending contracts.
  • Manage supply of locally sourced products to ensure nil stock out.
  • Assist in updating forecast data.
  • Participate and assist co-ordinate lubricants sales and operations process for Kenya
Minimum requirements/competencies
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business or a related discipline.
  • Experience in a Supplies function will be an added advantage.
  • Must be conversant with Supply Chain and demand management process.
  • Attentive to detail with excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.
Applications

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience please send your detailed resume and clearly quoting the job title and reference via email to hr@ksl.shell.com or to the address below.

Deadline for application is 22nd March 2012.

The Human Resources Manager
Kenya Shell
P.O Box 43561, 00100
Nairobi.

Only short-listed applicants would be contacted.

Kenya Shell is an equal opportunity employer!

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