Airfreight Sales Executive, Sales Support at Kuehne + Nagel Ltd

On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Kuehne + Nagel Ltd is one of the world’s leading logistics group with about 63,000 employees stationed at over 1000 locations in over 100 countries worldwide and are skilled in all forms of global transport by sea, air, overland and in providing high quality integrated logistics services. 

Kuehne + Nagel is headquartered in Schindellegi, Switzerland.

Kuehne + Nagel seeks to recruit highly competent and self-driven individuals to fill in the below vacancies.
Sales Executive, Airfreight
  • A Bachelors degree in Business Management/Administration as well as postgraduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing;
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to co-ordinate, prioritize workload and work under pressure;
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the Freight Industry & Logistics;
  • Expert knowledge of Kenyan Airfreight market;
  • Computer Literate with excellent communication skills and a team player;
  • Independent & systematic skills with open mind.
  • Secure new business for Kuehne + Nagel as well as sustaining existing ones;
  • Maintaining and sustaining quality service to customers;
  • In conjunction with Head of Sales, formulate a tariff to the particular need of the client;
  • Prepare proposal and quotes;
  • Liaison with local Airline offices in respect to freight rates and co-ordinate the same to Head of Sales;
  • Formulate and implement Sales and Marketing strategies for growing the business;
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to retain and attract new clients as well as increase revenues and market share.
Sales Support
  • Diploma in Sales & Marketing;
  • 2 years experience in Sales environment;
  • Leadership skills, computer literate, good communication, organizational & interpersonal skills and team player;
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to co-ordinate, prioritize workload and work under pressure.
  • Internal prospecting of clients from the database, ensuring solid sales leads are correctly profiled to secure new business for the organization, and passed on to Sales;
  • Receive rate requests from Sales or customer directly and to assist the Sales person whenever necessary;
  • Arrange departmental daily activities and update sales staff accordingly;
  • Prepare periodic sales reports and submit to Head of Sales;
  • Generate clearing and forwarding instructions;
  • Generate Air & Sea instructions;
  • Prepare Request for Quotations (RFQ’s) with the assistance of Customer Service.
Qualified candidates should send their applications including a cover letter complete with a detailed updated CV, three referees with their contacts and your daytime telephone contact to the address below. 
Applications should be addressed to;
The National Human Resource Manager
Kuehne + Nagel Ltd
P. O. Box 69979, Nairobi, 00400,
to reach us on or before 27th September 2013. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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