Point of Buying Supervisor
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Line Manager: Trade Development Manager
Tap into current potential and exploit available point of buying materials opportunities across all Trade Channels in Kenya.
Track in-store activities and executions in line with business objectives.
Ensure merchandising standards are adhered to at all times and train team/partners on basic checks of POB materials.
Develop and grow relationships with all stakeholders to deliver timely and efficient POB executions
To ensure all fridges/Coolers and other point of buying materials are in good working conditions by installing, diagnosing, repairing and servicing them by working with maintenance department and other service providers.
Implementing changes, expansions and additions to cooler units systems by identifying problems, keeping abreast of new developments, using statistics and equipment history reports.
Ensuring the coolers and Point of buying materials agreements are up to date.
Prepare monthly point of buying and on-shelf space reports closely with the commercial team.
As an individual contributor know the ethical and legal compliance responsibilities of the position; raise questions and concerns when faced with an ethical or compliance issue; apply integrity in all aspects of professional conduct.
In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:
Business Degree in in Commerce, Economics, Business Management, and Social Sciences or equivalent from a recognized University
At least 3 years working experience in Sales in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry
Experience in installation and Refrigeration repair preferred
Experience in Basic Selling Skills
Must be willing to embrace travelling within and outside Kenya for periodic work programmes away from home
In addition the person must possess the following competencies:
Accountability: for delivering stretching business results and establishing solutions to challenges experienced
Drive: Aggressive pursuit for goals, energetic, self reliant and relentless passion for excellence.
Influence: Able to present ideas and facts clearly to achieve consensus and enlist support to the desired direction of interest.
Communication: able to articulate position clearly and confidently in both verbal and written to gain full understanding of the target audience.
In addition to this, the candidate should display influential, accountable and adaptable behaviour and have high drive.
The incumbent will liaise with key members of various business units:
It is expected that you will:
Carry out the role accountabilities within the operating and process frameworks that apply to the company
Work together with all your peers and customers. A key part of your performance review each year will be based on their input.
Exemplify the company’s Higher Purpose & Values in practice – this will be a key part of your annual development cycle.
How to apply
Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee.
All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to: email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should be received by 14thJanuary 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
On the subject matter of the email please indicate the position you are applying for.