Key Account Representative at FlexEdge Limited – Lagos

FlexEdge Limited – Our client in the FMCG sector, is currently recruiting to fill the vacant position below: 

Job Title: Key Account Representative

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Key Account Representative handles the distribution of the brand within assigned outlets.
  • He/ She is must build and maintain strong professional relationships with clients, ensure visibility, achieve sales targets and deliver high quality customer service to the existent and potential clients.
  • He/ she is responsible for collection of receivables and is the key source of information for movement of goods/brand
  • He/ She is responsible for marketplace / competition feedback

Job Responsibilities

  • Effective coverage of minimum 10 outlets per day as per assigned route plan
  • Ensures effective processing of PO based on approved standards and guidelines
  • Ensures smooth supply of the goods at outlet within stipulated timelines
  • Stay abreast of the market conditions and trends in the field pertinent to brands / products
  • Drive prompt reconciliation with all stores to avoid out of stock situations
  • Develop a network of strong relationships with key stakeholders, to meet the objectives of the Brand & the personal objectives of the company
  • Collate and send weekly reports including competition activity and pricing Ensuring best standard merchandising; Ensuring optimum image, visibility and efficiency
  • Motivate, monitor and inspire attached merchandisers in attached outlets
  • Ensure merchandisers are fully aware of any Marketing Plan, promotion, events etc
  • Coordinate all merchandisers activities to ensure compliance and seamless execution
  • Provide market feedback to the Sales Manager regarding movement of goods / brands

Skills / Competence Requirements:

  • Excellent Relationship management skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Great Networking and social skills
  • Creative, smart, intelligent with eyes for details
  • Must be able to drive and very mobile with excellent knowledge of roads
  • Personal organization and self-discipline
  • High Energy level

Professional Requirements

  • First Degree in Social Science or related discipline.
  • At least 3-4 years’ experience in Key Account Sales role with field based experience in FMCG sector is a MUST
  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft suite – MS Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Must be resident in any of the location stipulated locations

Application Closing Date
11th November, 2017.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: talenthunt@flexedge.com.ng using the position and location as the subject of the mail. Example “Key Account Representative – Lagos”

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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