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Monday, March 27, 2017

Technical Sales Representative Job in Kenya

Technical Sales Representative – Food ingredients  
Our client, a world leading chemical and food ingredient distributor, is looking for a Technical Sales Representative, specialized in Food ingredients.  He/She will be responsible for driving the sales, technical development and growth of the food ingredient division portfolio. He/She MUST have prior food ingredient expertise as well as field sales experience.
Responsibilities
  • Create enduring customer relationships through regular face to face contact with food manufacturing customers
  • Demonstrate a detailed technical understanding of company products and their application
  • Work collaboratively with the General Manager to create and drive profitable growth opportunities and achieve budgeted sales
  • Maintain personal product and application expertise through regular training and seminars
  • Cooperate with finance department to assure payments from customers are done within payment terms
  • Monitor competitor activity and recommend strategies for increasing market share
  • Support new product launches working together with suppliers’ technical team and influencing positively the relationship between the business and its suppliers
  • Sample management and drive follow-up process through
  • Continuously monitor market share by technology mapping and checking competition
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Relevant tertiary education either in biochemistry, microbiology, food science or food technology is preferred
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Sales experience is preferred
  • A background in food ingredients (e.g. emulsifiers, enzymes, stabilisers, cultures, proteins)
  • Valid driving license
  • The ability to travel extensively in the East Africa region
Monthly gross salary:  KES 150,000-200,000 + other benefits
Deadline: 16th April 2017
Applications: To apply, please follow the link:

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