Jobs at Candel Company Limited

The Candel Company Limited seeks to improve the industry economics and competitiveness of West African crop farmers by developing and distributing innovative seeds, specialized fertilizers and crop protection products that enhance their yields.
The company also facilitates market access and financial inclusion for its farmers. Founded 22 years ago with operations in Nigeria and Ghana, Candel has become an acknowledged leader in its industry.

As a result of growth and the need to strengthen our competitive position, we need an exceptional individual with the right qualifications, experience, culture and drive to join our team of professionals.
General Manager (Sales and Marketing) / Chief Marketing Officer
Location: Lagos
Experience: 0 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade: Not Specified
Job description


General Manager (Sales and Marketing) / Chief Marketing Officer will have the overall responsibility for the formulation and execution of the sales and marketing strategy of our company.

This officer will generate aggressive profitable sales growth through successful marketing, using market research insights, pricing, product marketing, marketing communications, advertising and public relations. (S)he will lead the sales management, product / solutions development, distribution channel management, and customer service functions of our company.

The Chief Marketing Officer, will be a member of the executive management team and will report directly to the Managing Director.


Desired Skills and Experience

◦Superb analytical skills
◦Proven strategy formulation and execution skills
◦Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a team
◦Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
◦Passionate about agriculture and farmer advocacy
◦Proven sales management skills
◦Thorough knowledge of marketing principles, brand, product and service management
◦Deep understanding of West African market dynamics
◦Entrepreneurial spirit

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