Multiple Positions (Sales and Marketing Officer, Stores Officer )

Lusaka/Serenje, Zambia, Full Time

1. Sales and Marketing Officer

Location: Lusaka

The Sales and Marketing Officer will report to the Marketing Manager.   He /She will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

To provide accurate information on product features and benefits and being up to date with product information.
Understand and share the  story behind the products  and its relevance to our community.
Recommend and match customer needs by understanding and ascertaining customer needs and wants.
Apply high class sales service leading to increased revenue through sales maximization.
Assist customers (Stores) identify and purchase desirable  products.
Assist with sales process and maintenance of stock avoiding product stock outs by highlighting indicators of peak product demand in the trade.
Being a good team player and ensuring team cohesion at all times.
Enhancing products’ availability and visibility through store managers’ engagement for orders.
Competitor monitoring on price and product promotions in stores.
Maximum utilization of the availed trade tools to meet the set targets.
Monitor trade activities of competitor brands through accurate market Intel of products and relaying information to sales team for counter sales strategies.
Optimize sales through applicable, cost effective means ensuring your individual monthly target is met.
Avoiding out of stock situations by being up to date with chain stores stock levels and tracking our production.
Adhering to profitable sales revenue generation standards.

Qualifications :

Diploma in Sales and Marketing /Business Management or equivalent.
Proficiency in computer usage, specially MS word and MS Excel.
Must be organized and a creative thinker.
Must have a valid driving license.
Ability and desire to sell.
Excellent communication and marketing skills.

2. Stores Officer
Location: Serenje
A manufacturing Company  is looking for an organized, experienced Stores officer to be responsible for all stock in Serenje  warehouse. To be successful as a Stores Officer, you must be able to multitask and perform under pressure while remaining professional with customers.
Responsibilities

Ensure that the store is kept clean and organized.
Store management, maintain adequate stock level
Perform monthly and quarterly stock checks and prepare monthly inventory reports for management use
Implement and improve internal controls relating to inventories, including setting and monitoring minimum and maximum levels and re-order levels.
Spot and full monthly stock audit
Reconcile system quantities with physical quantities, analyze, Interpret and investigate the resulting variance;
Supply stock items to other centers of the Business.
Keeping records and inventory of stock.
Preparing of goods receipt notes to the management.
Prepare GRN/DN/PR and all related Store documents.
Inspect the materials received from other  locations with respect to DN number, quality & quantity.
To ensure that bin cards are working
Prepare monthly & annually material consumption & requirement reports.
To maintain the Store Inventory Level in view of monthly consumption.
Making Goods Receipt Note (GRN) for all materials receiving from Supplier or other locations
Maintaining Stock Report for Consumables and Packing material.

Qualifications:

A high school qualification that is Grade 12 certificate or equivalent with 5 levels credits or better including English and Mathematics.
Minimum Diploma in Purchasing  and Supply or Business administration from a University/College.
Not less than two (2) years’ experience in the same or related field. .
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills;
Ability to work under pressure;
Team player;
Familiar with standard and best practices in a warehouse environment
Must be organized and punctual.
Well-presented and professional.

To apply, please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document, stating the position in the subject line to the Human Resources Manager: [email protected]
The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 28th February 2022.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.