A globally recognised fast-growing integrated agricultural supply chain group is seeking to recruit a National Manager Animal Feedfor Kenya. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Kenya and East Africa grains & oilseeds trading team in the sales and marketing of animal feeds across the country. He/she Must have at least 1-year experience in sales and marketing of animal feeds and 2 years’ supervisory experience.
University degree in agriculture, economics, business, physics or mathematics preferred.
At least 1-year experience in the animal feeds field.
At least 2 years’ supervisory experience.
Ability to develop skills to manage logistics.
Very good communication and negotiation skills and the ability to confidently present themselves.
Must be willing to travel significantly to build customer relationships.
Integrity, trustworthiness, accuracy and timeliness of reporting is of ultimate importance.
Good understanding of the animal feed market, willing to explore new things.
Able to handle pressure and change, appetite for risk, disciplined, willing to make decisions.
Possess the potential leadership skills and emotional intelligence to later manage their own team.
Assist in developing the Groups long term strategy for animal feed in Kenya and the region.
Day to day management of procurement, storage, logistics and marketing.
Customer onboarding in the region of responsibility.
Stay abreast of long-term trends in the local markets, developments in country/region.
Maintain a solid grasp of the dynamics of the market and competitors.
Increase traded volumes through working with local distributors, agro-dealers and retail outlets to secure orders.
Develop a strong animal feed brand and distribution model.
Full responsibility for reporting and monitoring of stocks, sales and client account
Required education: Bachelor's degree Required relevant work experience: 2 years Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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