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Assistant Sales Manager

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Areas of Responsibility 
• To sustain and grow the ingredients business in the Kuwait market
• Identify and generate a healthy pipeline in the assigned territory
• Effectively utilize technical resources to win more projects
• Provide inputs for finalizing the sales targets, budgets and plan activities to achieve the set objectives. 
• Convert potential inquiries into successful orders and ensure the whole order processing cycle is completed. 
• Take proactive initiatives to find unmet customer needs and work on providing solutions. 
• Plan regular customer visits to keep in touch with them and introduce new flavors/concepts.Effective management of projects 
• Acquire product knowledge and advise the customers wherever necessary. 
• Support the team with technical inputs and revert to the customers on technical queries by conducting lab / industrial trials with the customer
• Increase market penetration and coverage by targeting small and medium food companies in the assigned territory. 
• Efficiently handle customer complaints and escalate sensitive issues to senior management. Follow – up on outstanding / payments with the customers. 
• Generate sales reports and other relevant reports for further actions & future actions and reference. Effectively use CRM system. 
• Ensure effective implementation of quality initiatives.

Requirements

Requirements:
• Food science graduate/graduate in Science (Chemistry) Relevant experience 3 – 4 years 
• Proactive Creative, convincing, relationship builder, organized, able to prospect new customers. 
• Good communication skills in English. 
• Working knowledge of the relevant industry and business operation – should be a keen learner.