Sales & Distribution Manager – Local Market
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is a manufacturer of highly nutritious quality fortified foods. Our nutrition products are intended to address malnutrition among vulnerable population segments such as pregnant and breast-feeding mothers, older infants and young children especially in the first 1,000 days of their life. To this end, we plan to avail on a commercial scale nutritional products for lifestyle consumer groups in Rwanda and the whole East African Region.
In as much as we are a commercial, for profit organization, we also strive to have the maximum social, economic and environmental impact possible on the communities in which we operate.
Our model is to source raw materials from local small-holder farmers, employ, develop and deploy local talent in the creation and growth of our fortified foods business. We work with various partners and stakeholders to achieve our goals.
Our Mission is to provide African consumers with high-quality fortified complementary foods that are affordable and available.
Our Vision is to be a trusted Africa-based producer of a range of nutritious foods that are proven to improve health.
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd finds Safety Health & Environment towards employees, contractors and casual workers as a top priority, therefore we summarize our most important safety rules into the AIF lifesaving rules. All employees and visitors will get an in-depth training about the content of these rules. We therefore encourage all walk-ins to strongly comply with these rules.
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is looking for self-motivated, qualified individuals with the right attitude and a passion for innovation to join our team on the position of Sales & Distribution Manager – Local Market
General Job information
Job title: Sales & Distribution Manager – Local Market
Business Group/Unit: Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Department: Sales & Distribution
Position in the organization
Reports to: Sales Director
Direct reports: None
Indirect reports: None
Purpose of the job
The Sales & Distribution Manager - Local Market will be responsible for developing and implementing a sales & distribution plan, and a market penetration strategy for AIF products in order to grow the revenues.
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, driven by challenges and with the ambition to turn this new business into a huge commercial success.
The jobholder will be responsible for performing the following duties:
Complexity of the job
AIF is a starting company. As a result, the employee needs to have a high level of self-propelling and needs to set up the department from scratch.
In addition to developing a Sales & Distribution strategy, the Sales & Distribution Manager – Local Market will be called to ensure consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through positive planning, deployment and management of sales personnel.
He/she will be responsible to develop competitive and efficient sales strategies and the distribution channels of the company’s products across Rwanda and in EAC countries.
Knowledge and educational level
Discipline related knowledge and experience
Required level of professional experience
Competences and skills
AIF behaviors are important for this job: act responsibly, drive for results, engage people, improve, innovate and change.
If you believe you meet the above requirements, please submit your application including an application letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, telephone contact and email address.
The deadline for receiving applications is Tuesday, 24th January 2017.
Please apply to:
Human Resources Director
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd.
Kigali - Rwanda
E-mail on: email@example.com
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
For more information about Africa Improved Foods, please visit our website: http://www.africaimprovedfoods.com/