Sales Executive - Kigali

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Published on 31.07.2019


Airport and shipping services
Transport, logistics, postal services
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At MITCHELL COTTS we evolve with our clients changing needs. Mitchell Cotts started trading in Kenya in January 1995 as a full subsidiary of the... read more

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Position : Sales Executive - Kigali

We are recruiting a Sales Executive.


  • Prospect for potential new clients through client visits and convert them into new business
  • Prospect for organic growth and retain relationships with existing client through client visits and face to face interaction with our key customer contacts
  • Develop and manage a sales pipeline of leads to ensure regular and timely face to face, e-mail and phone call follow-ups
  • Develop and execute business development in line with the company’s strategy
  • Network and build relationships within target accounts to understand key decision makers
  • Lead conceptual development of the solution/service
  • Present an image that mirrors that of the client and Company’s always
  • Create revenue projections for growth/profitability and manage an annual BD plan
  • Liaise with clients on an ad-hoc basis when issues arise on files that the Account Managers require additional support/decision-making on
  • Take an active role in ensuring clients meet their financial obligations relating to the contracts with Company
  • Submit weekly progress reports and ensure data is accurate
  • Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s ERP or other sales management systems
  • Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these target
  • Support management with accurate up to date market intelligence to support sales strategy inception
  • Actively promote, champion and input into the Company quality management system
Required profile for job ad : Sales Executive - Kigali
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must have over 5 years of experience working in the Logistic Sector in East Africa
  • Must be a strategic and creative thinker
  • Organized, accurate and detail oriented
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Enthusiastic, diplomatic and calm under pressure
  • Ability to develop creative ideas and transform them into practical reality
  • Ability to develop and manage internal and external relationships
  • Ability to identify and think through logistical challenges associated with the movement of large cargo
  • Ability to identify critical issues in the industry with ease
  • Exhibits confidence and extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems
  • Must be fluent in English and Kinyarwanda
  • Must be aware of the local market by knowing the importers and exporters
  • Must be able to meet targets set by the company
Job criteria for job ad : Sales Executive - Kigali
Job category:
Transport, logistics
Airport and shipping services
Transport, logistics, postal services
Employment type:
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Kigali Province
City :Kigali
Experience level:
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Spoken language:
Number of Position(s):1

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