Sales Representative. – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a leading manufacturer of turnkey packaging machinery, is seeking to recruit a with at least 5 years of experience selling software, SAAS and production line equipment such, industrial continuous ink jet printers for batch & date coding and label applicators in industrial applications. The successful candidate will generate new business, maintain existing client relationships, and effectively communicate the benefits of our products and services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cold call and prospect for new clients, and grow the area allocated to them
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing customers
  • Understand the technical aspects of machinery similar to printers, copiers, conveyors, etc.
  • Travel locally to manufacturing plants, factories, packaging plants, etc.
  • Maintain accurate administrative records and utilize computer literacy skills
  • Provide technical support and assistance to customers
  • Collaborate with the engineering and production teams to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and developments
  • Attend trade shows and other industry events
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.


  • Must have a diploma or bachelor’s degree in engineering, information technology, sales or a related field
  • Must have 5+ years of experience in sales, preferably in the packaging machinery industry
  • Knowledge of packaging machinery and related technologies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Monthly Gross Kes 110,000 –130,000 (Approx. 812 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 18/12/2024