Techno Commercial Executive for a Speciality Chemical company – Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client, a leading distributor of Specialty Chemicals, is looking for Techno Commercial Executive, to expand into the East African Market with their unique raw material portfolio and using their Home & Personal Care Lab, in Nairobi, for demonstration and product development. The ideal candidate should have R&D experience in cosmetics & homecare products and hands-on experience in making Home Care Products and Cosmetics. He/She will be skilled enough to use the equipment in the Lab. The ideal candidate MUST have 6-7 years of experience working in a similar position.

Key Requirements:

  • To be able to demonstrate to the customers the efficacy of the Raw Material (of interest), through end product development.
  • Ensure and improve department performance, productivity efficiency and profitability.
  • Organize and monitor external quality assessment (proficiency testing)..
  • Identify sources of variability and demonstrate to be under control.
  • Ensure test and sample integrity.
  • Maximize profitability, growing the portfolio and achieving budgetary objectives by calling on all accounts and potential accounts as nominated.
  • Introduce new product ranges, concepts and applications to the market.
  • Give technical assistance to customers and colleagues.
  • Construct a business plan which will include strategies and sales forecasts for annual budgets.
  • Customer reporting monthly.
  • Update reports on CRM system on a weekly basis.
  • Assist in co-coordinating sales of product and ordering of stock on a national basis.
  • Maintain customer databases on all allocated customers.
  • Stock Management and Debtor Management.
  • Obtain information relating to specific market surveys.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree, Masters in Chemistry or Industrial Chemistry
  • Outstanding team motivation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Experience in developing Home & Personal Care products at Laboratory or floor level.

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  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya
  • Career Level:Mid level
  • Salary:Monthly gross salary of 200,000 (Approx. 2000 USD)
  • Deadline:22nd May, 2022