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Export Manager

Location:  Head Office

Department:  Sales

Position reports to: The General Manager

Job Purpose Summary

Objective: Increasing brand awareness and creating new sales opportunities

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Administer all export of goods and ensure compliance to all organizational policies and procedures and monitor all financial and currency processes and transactions and manage all communication with export authorities for all required countries.

Design and implement all export strategies and activities and ensure adherence to all project requirements and prepare all export documents within required timeframe and schedule efficient shipping activities and identify appropriate transportation method to the customer.

Supervise efficient working of sales staff and ensure compliance to all export objectives

Collaborate with country sales manager to prepare budget for projects.

Coordinate with management and plan participation in all trade shows and ensure all activities according to country specifications

Design efficient distributing strategies for customers and ensure compliance to all state regulations.

Evaluate all reports submitted by sales staff and recommend appropriate changes if required

Provide training for all sales staff and perform assessment of all work and assist to achieve all export objectives.

Monitor all existing and prospective markets and assist to identify appropriate business opportunities, Review all company products and develop and maintain professional relationships with all agents

Search for possibilities to reduce taxes

You must carefully monitor the processing of orders and check that the distribution is running smoothly and that everything is on schedule

Manage all banking logistics for export activities and prepare required documents and prepare special labels for brands and ensure adherence to all shipping schedule.

You’ll need to develop knowledge of the cultural, business and political background of the countries you are responsible for, together with an understanding of consumer tastes. Then you can combine this with the results of your market research to decide what will sell in these countries

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Must be a degree holder – Marketing, PR, Business Administration

At least 6 years’ relevant experience in an F.M.C.G company.

Strong knowledge/understanding of consumer industry, market dynamics

Experienced in analyzing large amounts of data and trends

Ability to think critically and creatively

Person Specifications

Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and follow-through skills

Must have leadership and managerial skills

A passionate, self-motivated, energetic, creative and enthusiastic team player who is change oriented

Build trust, drive execution, foster innovation, focus on customer, solve problems creatively and demonstrate high integrity

Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationship with all support departments

Must thrive on challenge

Working knowledge of Microsoft office applications

A Valid driving license

 

Key Success Factors

Meet marketing performance targets

Effective market research

To apply for position, send your C.V and Cover Letter to careers@melvinstea.com