Key Account Manager – Mining

Full Time

Job PurposeTo build, manage and develop mining customers in line with the customer value proposition.Principal AccountabilitiesManage accounts in the Mining sector in order to achieve sales targets.Consistently grow Vivo Energy Zambia’s business with existing Mining customers and develop profitable new business with identified prospects.Understand and keep track of fast-changing customer needs and business environments to ensure the most appropriate services are provided to fulfil the customer’s needs.Contribute to the development of appropriate Mining Customer Value Propositions (CVP) and marketing initiativesPlan and conduct sales negotiations with decision makers in Mining companies.Develop, update and implement the Account Plan for each Mining customer and communicate the plan to all Departments involved in service delivery to these key accountPositively manage CRM directly and indirectly at all relevant customer levels within the Sales CRM framework.Maintain a good understanding of business and technical developments within the Mining sector.To apply for this job, please send us your application (cover letter and CV) by 17th February 2022. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.RequirementsA Bachelor’s Degree preferably in the Engineering disciplineMinimum 5 years of experience selling to multiple end user businesses or franchiseesProven record of delivery in sales at regional account level in a B2B environment (Mining, OEM or heavy duty equipment will be an advantage)Experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies and business awarenessExperience in developing and implementing pricing strategiesCommercial instinct and strong customer orientationExperience in and ability to manage relationship at high level within large regional mining companiesDemonstrated experience developing and negotiating multi-year sales agreementsExcellent knowledge of lubricant products Good understanding in the use of sales tools and processesExcellent technical of data management & IT skills Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship management skillsValid Driver’s License