Jobs at Mindfield Resources

Over the years we have invested in building expertise in Search & Selection through training our associates in cutting edge skills as well as making infrastructure investments to build a state of the art "patented" system.
We have successfully harnessed the power of social media to make it a process optimizing tool without replacing the human interaction element which is essential to our industry. Our Managing Partner Anjali Samuel is listed number 51 on the top 100 globally connected people on Linkedin she is also one of the five women who are in the top 100. This is also made our organization one of the most "searched for " in the digital world.
Sales Manager
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade: Not Specified

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an ambitious dairy business , our client is looking for a result driven Sales Manager. Local sales of cheese, butter, cream  and milk are an important element of this diverse business that is now seeking a self motivated and results orientated FMCG sales person to achieve  the company’s ambitious growth plans. The successful candidate will have a clear customer focus, a strong understanding of the needs of the retail sector with the aim of maximizing profitability together with successfully managing a small sales and customer service team.
You will be responsible for but not limited to;
Personal Sales Activity
Selling the products and pro-actively maximizing profitability through price management.
Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers
Identifying and visiting potential customers for new business.
Negotiating the terms of agreements and closing sales.
Representing the business at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations
Negotiating price changes, promotional calendars and activities to maximize sales of our products

Desired Skills and Experience

The Successful Applicant
As an accomplished FMCG sales person, ideally you will have knowledge and experience in FMCG sales in any of West African countries. Candidates based in west African country: Nigeria, Ivory coast or Senegal will be considered for this role. 
The ideal candidate profile will have:
Preferably educated to degree level
Minimum 5 years' successful experience in a relevant sales role
Enthusiastic, self-motivated and driven by achieving sales and profit targets
Bilingual French and English
Able to effectively build relationships
Able to identify and progress new business opportunities
Strong analysis and sales reporting skills
High level of numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail
Able to act on and use own initiative.
Experience of the chilled food or the dairy market is not essential but would be advantageous.