Recruitment by Ideon Solutions Kenya


Export Manager
Role Profile
To increase brand awareness and create new sales opportunities abroad.
Responsibilities
·         Administer all export of goods and ensure compliance to all organizational policies and procedures;
·         Monitor all financial and currency processes and transactions and manage all communication with export authorities for all required countries;
·         Design and implement all export strategies and activities and ensure adherence to all project requirements and prepare all export documents within required timeframe and schedule efficient shipping activities and identify appropriate transportation method to the customer;
·         Supervise efficient working of sales staff and ensure compliance to all export objectives;
·         Collaborate with country sales manager to prepare budget for projects;
·         Coordinate with management and plan participation in all trade shows and ensure all activities according to country specifications;
·         Design efficient distributing strategies for customers and ensure compliance to all state regulations;
·         Evaluate all reports submitted by sales staff and recommend appropriate changes if required;
·         Provide training for all sales staff and perform assessment of all work and assist to achieve all export objectives;
·         Monitor all existing and prospective markets and assist to identify appropriate business opportunities, Review all company products and develop and maintain professional relationships with all agents;
·         Search for possibilities to reduce taxes;
·         Manage all banking logistics for export activities and prepare required documents and prepare special labels for brands and ensure adherence to all shipping schedule.
·         Develop knowledge of the cultural, business and political background of the countries you are responsible for, together with an understanding of consumer tastes to create consumer targeted products.
Qualifications
·         Must be a degree holder – Marketing, PR, Business Administration;
·         At least 6 years’ relevant experience in an F.M.C.G company;
·         Strong knowledge/understanding of consumer industry, market dynamics;
·         Experienced in analyzing large amounts of data and trends;
·         A Valid driving license; and
·         Ability to think critically and creatively
Salary expectations: ksh 120,000-180,000

Project Coordinator
Role Profile
To administer and organize all types of projects, from simple activities to more complex plans.
Ultimately, the Project coordinator’s duties are to ensure that all projects are completed on time, within budget and meet quality expectations.
Responsibilities
·         Develop project plans and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility is done;
·         Monitor the quality to customer and stakeholder;
·         Research market trends and advice management;
·         Develop specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in line with the goals and objectives of the project to ensure successful implementation and turnover of the process;
·         Establish effective project communication platforms and timelines, and ensure their execution;
·         Coordinate relevant team members to ensure all projects are focused on specific deliverables and schedules. Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
·         Meet with project team members to identify areas of improvement and resolve issues;
·         To identify and design risk mitigation plans of action;
·         Report on project progress, offer viable solutions and opportunities as they arise;
·         Ensure effective allocation and availability of resources, Manage resources to make sure the schedule is on track;
·         Oversee and document all incoming and outgoing projects;
·         Submit project deliverables and ensure that they adhere to quality standards; and
·         Facilitate change requests to ensure that all parties are informed of the impacts on schedule and budget.
Qualifications
·         Must be a Diploma/Degree Holder in Project Management and planning;
·         At least 3-4 years’ experience in an F.M.C.G company;
·         Strong understanding of market dynamics and requirements ;and
·         Ability to think critically and creatively.
Salary range: 65,000 – 70,000

Sales & Marketing Manager
Role Profile
To increase brand awareness and create new sales opportunities. The Marketing manager initiates and supports marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives; the role holder also evaluates customer research, market conditions, competitor data and implements marketing plan changes as needed and oversees all marketing, advertising staff so as to bring growth in sales volumes by building all the brands.
Responsibilities
·         Develop annual marketing plans in conjunction with sales department, determining which activities to follow during the year and which will focus on meeting organizations objective;
·         To develop and manage the marketing department budget, ensuring of all marketing activity is within agreed budget. 100% within budget;
·         Develop a marketing strategy aligned with the brand strategy while focusing on distribution, display, promotion and price;
·         Provide marketing support to all business units ensuring judicious utilization of the marketing spend for effective implementation of activities i.e. product launches and promotion strategies;
·         Supporting the Sales department by:
1.      maintaining a positive and active customer base to increase purchase orders
2.     (i.e. increase share trade shelf);
3.     ensure availability (fullness on trade shelf)
·         ensure right representation (planograms)
·         Increase success rate of promotions and brand perception (conversion rates, loyalty programs);
·         Measure and report performance of all marketing campaigns, and assess return on investment (ROI) of these activities and achievement against revenue goals (KPIs);
·         Promote achievement of positive media coverage for company products and its program across all available selected media/above the line;
·         Oversee marketing and advertising activities to ensure consistency with product line strategy in line with the marketing calendar;
·         Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities;
·         Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research, competitor activity supported by on-going visits to customers and noncustomers;
·         Monitor market trends, research consumer markets and competitors’ activities to identify opportunities;
·         Manage, develop and motivate the merchandising team through the setting of goals and objectives;
·         Provide regular reports as required on sales performance, customer and competitors activities and market trends. Communicate and facilitate achievement of volume target on month wise/brand wise/SKU wise basis;
·         Locate or propose potential business and ventures by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities; and
·         Identify trendsetter ideas by researching the industry and related events and tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments.
Qualifications
·         Must be a degree holder – Marketing, PR, Business Administration;
·         At least 8 years’ relevant experience in an F.M.C.G company;
·         Strong knowledge/understanding of consumer industry, market dynamics and requirements;
·         Experienced in analyzing large amounts of data and trends; and
·         Ability to think critically and creatively
Salary range: ksh120, 000- 150,000
How To Apply
If you meet the said qualifications send your application to horecruitment@ideon.co.ke or register and apply at www.ideon.co.ke/careers

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