CARE International Health Products Promotion Assistant Job-August 2015

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CARE International in Kenya is looking for an individual who is result oriented to fill the following position:Job Title: Health Products Promotion Assistant – Proctor &Gamble Rural Sales Project
Ref: HPPA/01/2015
Department / Project: P&G Rural Sales Program
Supervisor: Project Manager
Location / Duty Station: Rakwaro

Date of Employment: 1st September, 2015
Grade: E

Job Summary & Purpose: The Health Products Promotion Assistant – P&G Rural Sales will work directly under the supervision of Project Manager to promote integration of women and youth into market-based health and small-scale clean energy technologies and value chains and utilization of health and clean energy products by women through GS&L group members as the primary network.

She/he will be responsible for training franchisees in business and sales techniques, P&G health and clean energy products.
She/he will support product distribution and monitor sales growth and effective utilization of P&G Health products, micro solar lantern and conservation energy Cookstoves.
The Health Products Promotion Assistant will be in charge of key Hub customers mapped in the direct existing channel (Franchisees, Sales Agents and their assistants).
She/he will be the key point of contact between the Project HUB and customers, in charge of order collection, sell-out strategies & brand business driver in terms of Distribution, Visibility, etc. and responsible for the sales targets across the GS&L and door to door sales network. Tasks and Responsibilities

R 1: Project Business Growth
Continuously support distribution and monitoring uptake of Health products (specifically Proctor and Gamble products) and desirable clean energy products with an ultimate aim of documenting and sharing learning for purposes of project scale up, concept and proposal development.
Develop capacities of GS&L Franchise network and stakeholders mainly through trainings to produce competent Franchisees (Stockists), community trainer’s (Sales Agents) and Assistant Sales Agents imperative to health and clean energy product utilization.
Train and monitor adoption of business/sales skills to Franchisees and sales agents and carry out training needs assessment for Health and Renewable Energy products.
Develop cost savings operations by constructing long term winner sales strategies & customers’ relationships
Represent the HUB at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations.
Challenge any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy the Hub projects
R 2: Monitoring
Create awareness on importance of adopting P&G health and clean energy products by developing product captivating messages.
Supervise sales training and application to groups to determine achievement of target and proper quality of content as guided by the business / sales skills packages for P&G Health and clean energy products.
Ensure Franchisees apply effective participatory and adult training techniques for selected P&G and renewable energy enterprise packages, and they are able to effectively conduct the training to their sales and assistant sales agents.
Provide input to the review and development of training materials.
Review Franchisees documentation/data forms/statistics to ensure availability of accurate Project data.
Build and monitor relationships between the two level existing business model {business to business (B2B)} and business to customer or consumer (B2C) – Hub & Franchisees and Franchisees to Sales Agents relationships.
Gather market and customer information
Ensure quantity and quality of products prior to delivery is as per requirement.
R3: Maintenance of Resources
Undertake proper maintenance of the project assets and ensure proper use of other project resources assigned to him/her according to CARE Kenya policies.
R4: Networking
Collaborate with the GOK, CARE staff and other development partners.
R5: Reporting
Generate Narrative reports from the field as guided by the project document
R5: Delegated Duties
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Authority: NilContacts / Key Relationships (Internal & External):
Project Manager
Stores Administration Officer
Distributor.
Franchisees
Working Conditions: 85% field work

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Degree in Business Administration coupled with 1 year experience or diploma in the same with 3 years’ experience

Demonstrated capacity in:

  • Community -managed savings and loan and community mobilization
  • Good report writing skills
  • Certificate: Sales and Marketing from a recognized institution.Competences:
  • Driving License, classes BCE – F&G
  • Report writing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV and email & telephone contacts of three professional referees to;
The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya,
email: [email protected]
so as to be received not later than 14th August, 2015.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
(Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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