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Job AD:East Africa Sales Area Manager

Job Title: East Africa Sales Area Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya (with extensive travel across East Africa)
Company: MEAF Consultants Ltd
Industry: Industrial Manufacturing - Focused on Food & Beverage processing, bottling and packaging, Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, and Energy
Job Type: Full-time
Experience Level: Mid-Senior Level

About MEAF Consultants

For almost two decades, MEAF Consultants Ltd has been at the forefront of providing solutions to the manufacturing sector, with an emphasis on industrial compressor technology, providing cutting-edge solutions to the Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, and Energy sectors globally. Our commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability has established us as a preferred partner across these critical industries. As we expand our operations in East Africa, we seek a seasoned East Africa Sales Area Manager to spearhead our sales initiatives and cement our position in these sectors within the region.

Job Description

The East Africa Sales Area Manager will play a pivotal role in driving MEAF Consultants’ growth in the Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, and Energy sectors across East Africa. This position requires a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of these industries' unique challenges and opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-depth market analyses to identify sales opportunities and tailor strategies to the Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, and Energy sectors.
  • Lead and innovate in product development initiatives, ensuring our offerings meet the specific needs of these industries in East Africa.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships, understanding sector-specific requirements and delivering solutions that meet these needs.
  • Achieve and exceed sales targets for the region through strategic planning and execution, with a focus on these key sectors.
  • Provide expert insights on market trends, sector-specific challenges, and competitor activities to inform strategic decisions.
  • Develop and mentor a high-performing sales team capable of meeting the demands of these industries.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Experience: Demonstrated success in sales management within the Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, or Energy sectors. Familiarity with the East African market dynamics in these industries is highly preferred.
  • Education: Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, or a field related to the key sectors served by MEAF Consultants.
  • Languages: Proficiency in English and Spanish. Knowledge of German and any other additional languages used in East Africa is a plus.
  • Skills: Strong sector-specific knowledge, excellent negotiation and communication skills, strategic planning, and the ability to lead a team in a multicultural setting.
  • Personal Attributes: A driven, results-oriented individual with a passion for the Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, and Energy sectors. Must be adaptable, with a keen interest in technological innovations and sustainability in industrial processes.

What We Offer

  • A competitive compensation package, including salary and bonuses, reflective of the candidate’s experience and the role’s significance within the company.
  • Opportunities for professional growth within a global company at the forefront of industrial compressor technology, with a strong emphasis on innovation and sustainability.
  • A dynamic, supportive, and culturally diverse working environment.
  • A chance to make a significant impact on MEAF Consultants’ growth and success in the Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, and Energy sectors in East Africa.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience in the relevant sectors and why you are the ideal candidate for this to (hr @ meafconsultants.com), with "East Africa Sales Area Manager Application" as the subject line.

Application Deadline: 22 March 2024

MEAF Consultants Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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