Tech Sales Manager Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

Position: Tech. Sales Manager
Grade: Level 4
Reports To: Commercial Manager
 
Supervision: None
Main External Contacts: Clients
 
Main Internal Contacts: 
  • Commercial Manager
  • Regional Sales Managers
  • Finance department
  • Store Assistant
Broad Function
The Sales Representative is responsible for marketing, promoting and selling the data & telecoms products within the designated region
 
Primary Duties/Responsibilities
  • Achieve monthly and annual sales targets as agreed with supervisor.
  • Promote, seek and secure sales orders for company products by visiting current and potential customers.
  • Liaise with architects, developers, consulting engineers, contractors and distributors to market and sell the products to them and also offer training.
  • Develop technical working relationships and partnerships with other players in the industry
  • Keep distributors aligned to the agreed plans especially with regard to providing technical support and customer training
  • Assist in product diversification
  • Prepare and submit sales reports as required.
  • Study market trends and carry out market intelligence to establish competitor activity and market trends.
  • Make regular sales calls and follow ups to clients regarding their requirements and give a report to the management team
  • Participate in sales and marketing events, such as shows, exhibitions and fairs to give technical insights to clients and potential clients
  • With the rest of the sales team, train and supervise sales promoters carrying out special promotion events and ensure effective execution of their tasks
Person Specifications
Academic Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
Professional Qualifications
  • Postgraduate diploma in Marketing or Business Management.
Experience
  • At least 3 years’ relevant working experience in sales and marketing in a technical environment
Skills
  • Conversant with structured cabling systems, Local Area Networks and the various brands of LAN cables available in the market.
  • Good knowledge of the telecommunications industry in the region
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good team player skills
  • Computer literacy including office applications, such as MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
How to apply
Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee.
All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to: email address: therecexpert@gmail.com
Applications should be received by 18th February 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
On the subject matter of the email please indicate the position you are applying for.
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