Safaricom – Manager – Area Sales (Coast Region).

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Description

We are pleased to announce the vacancy for an Area Sales Manager within the Commercial Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Detailed Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Regional Sales the position holder will be in charge of effective management of agents & sub-agents in the assigned area, growing the agents/sub-agents business to ensure availability of M-PESA services in the area at all times. Indirect generation of sales revenue through effective management of Safaricom Business and Dealer distribution in the assigned area.

Job Responsibilities

  • Grow Sales within the Area by developing innovative ways of increasing/growing airtime sales, MPESA Float availability and terminal sales at the Point of Purchase; Value added services and connections
  • Executing to Win through embedment of Safaricom effective execution daily (SEED) practices towards best in class execution of Trade activities.
  • Indirect generation of sales revenue through effective management of Safaricom Business in the assigned area
  • Effective implementation of distribution strategy in the trade to achieve availability and grow sales within the assigned area.
  • Ensure achievement of set sales and usage targets i.e. Monthly, quarterly, semiannually or annually.
  • Prepare, plan and execute Area Sales programs aimed at market penetration
  • Ensure shops are well branded according to Safaricom standards & ensure stores are well stocked and sell at recommended sales prices.
  • Effective implementation of market penetration strategy in the trade and distribution of all Safaricom products within the territory
  • Route mapping and route coverage monitoring of sales team while conducting marketing intelligence.
  • Coaching and Capability development for the sales team

Qualifications

Job Requirements

  • Degree in a business related field.
  • Must have at least 5 years working experience in sales and distribution in Telco or FMCG Industry; of which 2 years must be in leading a sales team in sales growth and revenue generation.
  • Exceptional leadership and people management skills 
  • Working with dealers and partners is an added advantage;
  • Excellent knowledge of Safaricom products and services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (articulate) coupled with good listening and critical reasoning skills.
  • Professional Sales training will be a strong advantage
  • Proactive, confident, energetic and able to work under pressure with a positive attitude and use good organization skills.
  • Mentoring/coaching skills/experience

Additional Details


As part of the interview process external candidates should prepare the following documentation which will be required at a later stage based on your performance in the interviews.

  • An updated CV with contacts of three referees, 2 who must be professional and must have supervised you at some point, the other referee can be a colleague in the same professional field.
  • Kenyan Certificate of Good Conduct (Less than 1 year old) or a receipt of the same from the CID pending release of the hardcopy document.
  • Clearance certificate from a reputable Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • University Degree Certificate/ Letter of Completion from University in case you have not received your degree certificate.
  • Copy of your National ID/Passport

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 Last Date to Apply: Sep 23, 2020

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