Almasi Beverages Ltd is a company which was born out of a merger of three Coca-Cola bottling companies of Rift Valley Bottlers, Kisii Bottlers and Mount Kenya Bottlers.
Almasi’s purpose is to increase shareholder value by manufacturing, packaging, distributing and selling Coca-Cola products.
Within its two years of existence, the company has transformed itself into a highly competitive company through its innovative change strategy focusing on strong distribution & manufacturing, selling driven by a strong and capable workforce and professional leadership.
In order to cement and establish sustainability of the gains, the company is looking for a capable person to deliver on the following role:
Area Sales Manager
The Role: Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager and responsible for management of Key Distributor effectiveness & operating standards, effectively managing the pull and push strategy through the product supply chain to ensure achievement of sales volume and revenue targets, ensuring top of class execution standards for agreed PICOs in the market through proper and effective supervision and empowerment of Account Developers and route salesmen.
The successful candidate will also be responsible for total trade development in his/her market and will be accountable for and not limited to new outlet creation and development as well as establishing and maintaining a clear competitive edge over competition to gain and secure market share.
He / she will develop by way of training and coaching of teams placed under him and regularly appraise their performance against established key performance indicators.
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelors’ Degree in sales and marketing or a bachelors’ degree in any other field plus professional qualifications in sales and marketing.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in selling, three (3) of which must be as a Sales Manager in a fast moving consumer goods and busy organization.
Experience in an organization operating within an ERP environment will be an added advantage.
He/she must possess a valid driving license with not less than 3 years continuous driving experience.
How to Apply
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application letter and CV to [email protected]
Interested candidates who had applied in response to our LinkedIn advert need not reapply.
Closing date for applications will be: 23rd March 2016.