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Sheer Logic Management Consultants is seeking to engage dynamic individuals for Sales Representatives – HORECA position for one of our clients.

Job Purpose

The job holder will be responsible for managing and servicing existing outlets while prospecting and developing new accounts with a focus on building long term customer relationships and increasing sales revenue in the HORECA Segment.

Responsibilities

Area 1: 4 A’s Execution in HORECAS

  • Achieve product availability targets for the assigned outlets through identifying and negotiating listings and targets for strategic focus brands to drive and maintain numeric distribution by brand
  • Enhance product accessibility through identifying and negotiating SOVI (Forward Share Inventory and limit Out of Stocks) and achieving cold and ambient space targets by channel and brand
  • Promote product affordability on price by ensuring adherence to Recommended Retail Price (RPP) guidelines per strategic focus brand by channel and outlet
  • Identify, negotiate,  plan  and  execute  activation  opportunities  such  as  promotions  and  tastings  with customer in line with the territory sales

Area 2: Sales Revenue Growth in HORECAS

  • Conduct client visits for existing and potential outlets in order to achieve the given sales targets and ensure sustained business growth.
  • Achieve required customer visit hit rate; call effectiveness and minimum order quantities and/ or values in order to drive sales in volume and value.
  • Pro-actively manage the cash and credit resources of the customer to drive growth of brands in terms of volume and value.
  • Monitor and manage company assets such as fridges, vehicles within the policies and procedures to ensure optimal use.
  • Receive, follow up and resolve all customer queries and complaints in collaboration with the customer service team in an efficient manner.
  • Prepare and submit accurate and timely reports to the territory manager to facilitate proper planning.
  • Identify Potential New Accounts and open the accounts directly with to grow business and Drive Volumes.

Area 3: Debt Management

  • Ensure Account payment and Reconciliations are done on Time to avoid supply
  • Ensure HORECAs Accounts operates within the stated credit

Area 4: Relationship Management.

  • Build, manage and maintain good strong long term customer Relationship with Kenya Wines Agencies and the key
  • Ensure Timely address of Customers
  • Ensuring Immediate Customer Feedback.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in business a business related course.
  • Membership in a professional body would be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in retail and experience with HORECAS preferably in a beverage environment.

Competencies/Attributes

  • Possession of a clean and valid driving license.
  • Practical experience in use of MS packages and ERP systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent Persuasion, negotiation and influencing Skills.
  • Drive for results with no excuses.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • High levels of professionalism with internal and external customers.
  • High level of integrity.

Relationships and working contacts

  • Internal – sales and distribution, marketing and Customer Care departments
  • External – HORECAS, potential customers, distributors.

Work Environment

  • This is a field based role.

How to Apply

Send your CV to recruitment@sheerlogicltd.com by 12th July 2019. Indicate the job title.