Sales Manager

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:


Company Summary:

Job Description:

Zambeef Products PLC is the largest integrated cold chain food products and Agribusiness Company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa region.  It is involved in the primary production, processing, distribution, and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, dairy, fish, flour, stock feed, and day-old chicks throughout Zambia and the surrounding region.
Zambeef Products PLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic candidate for the role outlined below. Women are therefore encouraged to apply.
The Required Skills for this Role Include:
Optimising management’s effectiveness by recruiting qualified staff, selecting employees who will be assets to the company, orienting and training them, coaching, counseling, and disciplining ineffective members of staff.
Taking responsibility for the setting of annual sales forecasts in line with the company’s production forecasts in order to achieve the financial budgets laid out by the General Manager
Coordinating staff efforts by establishing sound policies and practices relevant to the sales and distribution efforts of the company in order to maintain smooth operations
Motivating the sales team to achieve and exceed daily, weekly, monthly and annual sales targets while ensuring they have the resources available to undertake the tasks assigned
Sourcing new customers while servicing existing customers, ensuring none are neglected
Obtaining and processing customer feedback per Zambeef Customer Care Policy
Coordinating the response to quality issues and test wear projects
Taking responsibility for the running and upkeep of the sales and marketing vehicles
Coordinates with the Marketing Division of Zambeef for the development, ordering, safekeeping and distribution of company marketing materials
Coordinates with the Supply and Logistics Manager and the Retailing and Marketing divisions of Zambeef in order to open new Macro outlets/agents for all Zamshu ranges
Informing customers of new products and price changes
Ensuring all sales are accurate and submitted on time
Coordinating with the Marketing Division of Zambeef for the company branding and marketing efforts including participating in shows, trade fairs and marketing events
Ensuring company tenders are drawn up in time and submitted by deadline dates
Ensuring marketing equipment/materials are logged on an inventory and are properly updated and maintained
Taking responsibility of the security of physical assets of the sales department in order to minimize losses through damage and pilferage
Recommending to the General Manager the replacement of aged and ineffective machinery within the department in order to reduce maintenance cost
The Required Qualifications are:
Grade GCE/12 certificate with 5 credits.
Diploma in Sales or Marketing
3 years experience in Sales Management
The Required Attributes for this role Include:
Good interpersonal skills
Good written and spoken English
Required computer literacy levels
Strong Excel skills
Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their applications letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, and contact details of three (3) referees to:
Zambeef Products PLC
P/B 17, Woodlands
Lusaka or
Email: [email protected]
The closing date for receipt of applications is 8th September 2023.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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