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National Manager (Animal Feed)

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

A globally recognised fast-growing integrated agricultural supply chain group is seeking to recruit a National Manager Animal Feed for 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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