Geiger Food Ingredients Recruitment & Consult.Ing
Geiger Food Ingredients Recruitment & Consult.Ing

Kenya Technical Sales Manager Food Ingredients

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Management, Team Leader

We are looking for a

Technical Sales Manager Food Ingredients Kenya

for a well-known Global Producer of Colours and Dried fruit and vegetables.

office-based Nairobi

you will report to our General Manager for Africa in South Africa

Must have is a Degree in food technology​ or similar,

The ideal candidate has experience with e.g. flavors, food ingredients, colours, extracts, powders

Tasks

· You will be responsible for establishing of our business in Kenya, overall market performance, and sales growth in the food industry sector.

· This includes not only an understanding of food technology, sales management, and logistics but also team leadership across functions (including government relations, partnerships, operations, and local marketing).

· As a Country Manager, you will not only ensure operational excellence but also have your finger on the local market pulse, identifying new opportunities for sales growth while building and maintaining important partnerships with food producers.

Requirements

Requirements

· Bachelor or Master Degree in Food Technology (must have)

· Minimum 5 year’s experience in food industry (production / sales)

· Ability to solve technological problems and the passion for developing food products

· Exceptional communication and analytical skills, highly organized, reliable, ability to motivate and guide employees

· Good negotiation skills, positive thinking

· Fluent in written and spoken English

· Prepared to travel

· Located in Nairobi

· Business acumen

· Skilled computer user

Responsibilities as a Technical Sales manager:

· Analyze market and product range of suppliers to find new potentials

· Create strong relationships with food producers

· Develop sales strategies for specified ingredients (business development)

· Visit customers in Kenya, analyze their needs, create a value proposition

· Advice ingredients applications and develop tailor-made recipes for customers where required

· Attend production trials at customers / make small-scale trials in the application kitchen

· Make price offers / follow-up of projects & payments from customers

· Align sales strategy for suppliers’ product groups under the supervision of Springboard managers

· Check legal requirements (certification, registration, labeling, import)

Benefits

Working in an international team with lean structures

· Close cooperation with market-leading, innovative suppliers with excellent products

· Regular product and application training

· We offer an attractive compensation package reflective of your experience and qualifications, consisting of salary, vehicle allowance and business tools

Updated: 1 month ago
Job ID: 11718263
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