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Anchor Group Depot cum Sales Manager Job in Mtwapa, Mombasa, Kenya

Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Mar 4, 2014

Our Client, Anchor Group of Companies is a leading integrated products and services Company headquartered in Nyeri Town, Nyeri County and with operations across the country.
 The group comprises several subsidiary companies which include GM Kariuki Hardware Ltd, Anchor flour Millers Ltd, Anchor feeds Ltd, Fountain Water Ltd, Giraffe Ark Lodge and New Age Developers and Construction Company Ltd (NADCC).
It’s the proud home of Dabo and Nyumbani Maize Meal, Good Mother Wheat Flour, Anchor Feeds and Fountain Sparkling Water.

Due to market growth and desire to increase its brand presence, the company is seeking for qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter professionals to be part of its great team. The positions up for grabs include:
Depot cum Sales Manager – Anchor Depot – Mombasa

Number of Positions: 1

Job Location: Mtwapa Mombasa.
Role overview:  To manage the day to day depot operations including receipts for supplies, storage, release of goods, sales and distribution as well overseeing and supervising the sales executives and merchandisers for Dabo and Nyumbani Maize, Good Mother Wheat Flour and Fountain Sparkling Water.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Managing the day to day depot operations including incoming goods receipts, storage and release to the market;
  • Keep day to day records on the performance of the depot and prepare reports for submission to the Head Office;
  • Conducting prospecting for  prospective and existing customers to increase market share and product penetration;
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating a database of clients for continuous engagement;
  • Preparing and presenting weekly and monthly sales reports for the depot for presentation to the head office;
  • Managing the human resource and operational aspects of the depot to ensure efficiency and cost effectiveness;
  • Supervising the sales executives and merchandisers to ensure the product performance remains vibrant in the coast region;
  • Taking and translating customer orders for requisitions in the store;
  • liaising with store owners to ensure regular feedback and continuous updates on the market requirements and trends;
  • Prospecting for bulk and resale Customers (Wholesalers, Distributors and large retailers);
  • Initiating and following up on orders and keeping records on the product performance  in the market;
  • Liaising with Accounts department to invoice  sales and collect payments;
  • Record and Resolve Customer feedback and complaints on issues like delivery times, order correctness and other issues;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management from time to time.
Person specifications
  • Must be a holder of at least a Diploma in Sales and Marketing/ Operations Management/ Procurement and Logistics Management or any other relevant course;
  • Good people  skills and ability to communicate clearly and courteously;
  • Ability to motivate and inspire a team of people with diverse personalities;
  • Ability to multi task and handle operational and Sales issues simultaneously;
  • Depot Management and or sales and marketing management  experience of at least 3 years;
  • Experience managing a FMCG depot will be an added advantage;
  • Strong person who is also outgoing, pleasant and easy to get along with;
  • Responsible person aged  25  years and above;
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have proficiency in basic computer software applications;
  • Self-driven and able to work independently with minimum supervision;
  • Dynamic, innovative and creative person who is solution oriented;
  • Up to date with developments and trends in the FMCG industry
  • Any other  duties as may be assigned by management from time to time. 
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to be part of a great team, send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed CV latest

The Recruiter
[email protected]

NB: Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and indicate your current and expected salary.

Closing date for applications is by Wednesday, 5th March 2014.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Anchor Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer
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