Recruitment by Magnate Ventures, Nairobi, Kenya

Account Manager

Magnate Ventures Ltd is seeking:
Location: Nairobi
Reporting to: General Manager
Overall Purpose
Magnate Ventures Ltd is looking for an Account Manager-Signage who will be in charge of uncovering new business opportunities, managing key accounts, utilizing business intelligence and carrying out effective Research & Development leading to acquisition of relevant information required to boost the signage business growth and expansion including developing innovative signage packages to meet clients’ needs and budget.

Role And Responsibilities

·         Responsible for ensuring monthly, quarterly and annual revenue targets are met and surpassed by finding creative ways to bring in new business and ensure the existing clients’ relationships are nurtured.
·         Maintain and develop existing customers through high levels of service in order to expand and strengthen the relationship.
·         Actively identify opportunities by introducing signage products thereby increasing the revenue opportunity within each customer’s business portfolio.
·         Work with client’s management teams and understand particular business strategies and build on those strategies to generate more revenue.
·         Communicate customer requirements and/or schedules to the signage staff in a timely and executable manner for promoting optimum cost efficiency.
·         To be actively involved in project management of new and existing projects systems requirements.
·         Identify and develop new technical sales enquiries and convert them into profitable new business and assist with other technical sales and marketing activities.

Incumbent Requirements:

·         Business related degree with strong technical sales experience
·         3 years’ experience in a senior management position preferably in signage company
·         Strong commercial and marketing background
·         Must possess excellent communication skills
·         Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
·         Self-motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision
·         Those conversant with signage construction and installation works and/or have worked in advertising/signage sector will have an added advantage

Production Manager
Magnate Ventures Ltd is seeking:
Location: Nairobi
Reporting to: General Manager
Overall Purpose
Magnate Ventures Ltd is looking for a Production Manager who will be responsible for planning, coordinating and controlling all the workshop processes. He/she will ensure that resources are used effectively, costs are minimised, quality standards are maintained, and that the workshop is conducted in a safe and environmentally conscious way. He/she will supervise production staff and liaise with people from different departments and suppliers.
Role and Responsibilities
·         Organize workflow to meet specifications and deadlines
·         Prepare orders, setting quality standards and estimating timescales and costs
·         Monitor production schedules and adjusting them if problems occur
·         Supervise and evaluate performance of production personnel
·         Determine amount of necessary resources (workforce, raw materials etc.)
·         Approve maintenance work, purchasing of equipment etc.
·         Ensure output is produced efficiently and that the correct amount is produced at the right cost and level of quality
·         Enforce health and safety precautions
·         Draft a timescale for the job
·         Ensure the workshop equipment is maintained in accordance with Engineering standards, local and statutory legislation, ISO systems and Health & Safety legislation.
·         Cross-train worker teams for maximum production flexibility.
Incumbent Requirements:
·         Proven experience in the production industry
·         BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field is preferred
·         Deep knowledge of production management
·         Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations
·         Knowledge of performance evaluation and budgeting concepts
·         Experience in reporting on key production metrics
·         Experience in a managerial role within manufacturing set ups, preferably on a hands-on role.
·         IT literate with a good understanding of all MS Office applications and project management programme.
·         Excellent organizational and leaderships skills
·         Attention to detail
·         Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach
NOTE: This position is open to all nationalities

Sales Manager
Magnate Ventures Ltd is seeking:
Location: Nairobi
Reporting to: General Manager
Overall Purpose
Magnate Ventures Ltd is looking for a Sales Manager who will be responsible for directing and overseeing the company’s sales policies, objectives and initiatives; set short- and long-term sales strategies and evaluate effectiveness of current sales programs and recommend product or service enhancements to improve customer satisfaction and sales potential.
Role And Responsibilities
·         Determine annual unit and gross-profit plans by implementing marketing strategies; analyzing trends and results.
·         Design and implement a strategic sales plan that expands company’s customer base and ensures its strong presence in the market.
·         Establish sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions and territories; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.
·         Maintain sales volume, product mix, and selling price by keeping current with supply and demand, changing trends, economic indicators, and competitors.
·         Establish and adjust selling prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand.
·         Achieve marketing and sales operational objectives by contributing marketing and sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews.
·         Prepare and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; complete audits; identify trends; determine system improvements.
·         Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs
·         Achieve growth and hit sales targets by successfully managing the sales team
·         Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
·         Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status
·         Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Incumbent Requirements:
·         BS/MS degree in business administration or a related field
·         Successful previous experience as a sales representative or sales manager, consistently meeting or exceeding targets
·         Commitment to continuous education through workshops, seminars and conferences
·         Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization
·         Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
·         Strong business sense and industry expertise
How To Apply
Kindly send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject Sales Manager to on or before Tuesday, 13th March, 2018

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