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CARE International : Health Products & Promotions Assistant

Kenya
Full Time
Sales and Marketing

CARE International is a major humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects.

JOB SUMMARY & PURPOSE

The Health Products Promotion Officer – P&G Rural Sales works directly under the supervision of Project Manager to promote integration of women and youth into market-based health and small-scale clean energy technologies and value chains and utilization of health and clean energy products by women through GS&L group members as the primary network. The promotion officer will be responsible in training franchisees in business and sales techniques, P&G health and clean energy products. He/she will support product distribution and monitor sales growth and effective utilization of P&G Health products, micro solar lantern and conservation energy Cookstoves. The Health Products Promotion Officer will be in charge of key Hub customers mapped in the direct existing channel (Franchisees, Sales Agents and their assistants). The officer will be the key point of contact between the Project HUB and customers, in charge of order collection, sell-out strategies & brand business driver in terms of Distribution, Visibility, etc. and responsible for the sales targets across the GS&L and door to door sales network.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

R 1: Project Business Growth

Task 1.1: Continuously support distribution and monitoring uptake of Health products (specifically Proctor and Gamble products) and desirable clean energy products with an ultimate aim of documenting and sharing learning for purposes of project scale up, concept and proposal development.

Task 1.2: Develop capacities of GS&L Franchise network and stakeholders mainly through trainings to produce competent Franchisees (Stockists), community trainer’s (Sales Agents) and Assistant Sales Agents imperative to health and clean energy product utilization.

Task 1.3: Train and monitor adoption of business/sales skills to Franchisees and sales agents and carry out training needs assessment for Health and Renewable Energy products.

Task 1.4: Develop cost savings operations by constructing long term winner sales strategies & customers’ relationships

Task 1.5: Represent the HUB at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations.

Task 1.6: Challenge any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy the Hub projects

R 2: Monitoring

Task 2.1: Create awareness on importance of adopting P&G health and clean energy products by developing product captivating messages.

Task 2.2: Supervise sales training and application to groups to determine achievement of target and proper quality of content as guided by the business / sales skills packages for P&G Health and clean energy products.

Task 2.3: Ensure Franchisees apply effective participatory and adult training techniques for selected P&G and renewable energy enterprise packages, and they are able to effectively conduct the training to their sales and assistant sales agents.

Task 2.4: Provide input to the review and development of training materials.

Task 2.5: Check Franchisees documentation/data forms/statistics to ensure availability of accurate Project data.

Task 2.6: Build and monitor relationships between the two level existing business model {business to business (B2B)} and business to customer or consumer (B2C) – Hub & Franchisees and Franchisees to Sales Agents relationships.

Task 2.7: Gathering market and customer information

Task 2.8: Check quantity and quality of products prior to delivery

R3: Maintenance of Resources

TASK1: Undertake proper maintenance of the project assets and ensure proper use of other project resources assigned to him/her according to CARE Kenya policies.

R4: Networking

Task 1: Collaborate with the GOK, CARE staff and other development partners.

R5: Reporting

Generate Narrative reports from the field as guided by the project document

R5: Delegated Duties

Task 1: Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

AUTHORITY:

Nil

CONTACTS/KEY RELATIONSHIPS (internal & external):

  1. Project Manager
  2. Stores and Administration Assistant
  3. Human Resource

WORKING CONDITIONS:

85% Field

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education: –

Degree in Business Administration coupled with 1 year experience or diploma in the same with 3 years’ experience

Demonstrated capacity in:

· Community -managed savings and loan and

· Demonstrated capacity in community mobilization

  • Good report writing skills
  • Certificate: Sales and Marketing from a recognized institution.
  • Competences:

· Driving License, classes BCE – F&G, all critical requirements

  • Report writing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate.

How to Apply

If you feel you meet the requirements for this position, send your application letter indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV with email and telephone contacts of three professional referees to: The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International in Kenya, Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke

Or Register/login using the link http://collaboration.stl-horizon.com/irc/

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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