Sales Executive – Key Accounts at Del Monte Kenya Limited

On Friday, September 27th, 2013

Del Monte Kenya Limited located in Thika – Kenya is a leading producer, marketer and distributor of premium quality foods, fresh and processed pineapple fruit and fruit juice beverages. 

As part of our commitment to meeting our performance objectives, we are looking for a top class individual to fill a vacant position in Sales & Marketing Department.
Position: Sales Executive – Key Accounts

The Job: Reports to the National Key Accounts Manager

Purpose: The job holder will ensure achievement of agreed set sales targets and flawless execution of Del Monte brand in the assigned accounts.

Key Functions:
  • Achieve sales volume objectives as per sales targets set and agreed, Monthly, Quarterly, Annually.
  • Debt Collection – Ensure all account receivables are collected at the agreed times and that distributors operate within approved limits.
  • Ensure Del Monte products availability in all targeted outlets in the assigned territory.
  • Create new outlets as agreed with the Supervisor monthly, quarterly, annually.
  • Deploy trade marketing equipments – coolers, merchandising units, point of sale material etc
  • Execute the Del Monte picture of success as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Gather own and competitor market intelligence and report to Supervisor weekly, monthly.
  • Build value based and strategic “win-win” relationships with Del Monte customers.
  • Sell the entire range of company products.
The Person:
The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:-
  • Aged between 27 and 30 years.
  • The candidate must demonstrate detailed understanding of the core sales capabilities of order generation, delivery, merchandising and account development.
  • A University degree in Commerce, Economics or Business Administration (with bias in Marketing) or an equivalent qualification.
  • At least 3 years working experience in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods environment.
  • Must also hold a clean and valid driving license with 3 years of continuous driving.
  • An individual who can demonstrate that he/she has lots of energy, drive, enthusiasm, positive mental attitude and track record of achievement.
  • Pleasant, results oriented, hardworking, persuasive individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who is able to think strategically, and effectively present ideas in an organized manner.
Interested candidates should send Application Letters and CV ONLY to the address shown below indicating Telephone/Mobile contacts. 
These must be received not later than Friday 11th October, 2013
Send your application to
The Human Resource Manager
Del Monte Kenya Ltd
P O Box 147
Thika – 01000
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