Vacancies in Amiran Kenya, Nairobi 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Vacancies in Amiran Kenya, Nairobi 2019
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Seeds Agronomist



Apart
of the Balton CP group of companies headquartered in the United Kingdom and
spread throughout Africa and Israel, Amiran Kenya provides complete solutions
in all of its fields of expertise. Through decades of partnership with Kenya’s
large and small scale growers, Amiran has become a “one stop shop” for all of
Kenya’s agricultural needs.

The
Seeds department at Amiran continually introduces improved plant varieties and
sell our seeds to vegetable growers all over east Africa. We tap into the rich
diversity our leading suppliers offers us, and combine it with market knowledge
and cutting edge product development. Our aim is to become the leader in this
field of seeds and seeds distribution in Africa.

At
Amiran Kenya we treat our customers as partners, which is why we devote a lot
of time and effort to sharing knowledge. We have a sizeable network of
knowledge and contacts within the Balton CP group and our selected suppliers in
the vegetable sector. Our agronomist team understands retail and sales of not
only of seeds but the crop itself. This enables us to help retailers and other
chain partners to ensure year-round availability of a high-quality product.
Amiran
Kenya primary objective is to offer employees an enjoyable and long-term job
with attractive pay and conditions. In our family-owned company, everyone is
given the freedom to demonstrate their entrepreneurial spirit. The typical
Amiran employee demonstrates engagement, loyalty and team spirit. Our continual
growth means that we regularly have new vacancies for a wide range of different
business processes.
We
wish to identify: highly competent, proactive, dynamic and self-driven
individual to fill the following position:
The
position will be responsible for (Under direction of Department Manager)
implementing an aggressive sales plan and ensuring sales quotas are met and
exceeded while surpassing client service expectations.
·        
Understanding customers’ diverse,
specific business needs and applying product knowledge to meet those needs.
·        
Ensuring quality of service to
clients.
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Identifying and developing new
business through networking and courtesy and follow-up calls.
·        
Cold-calling in order to create
interest in products and services and generate new business leads and arrange
meetings.
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Identifying opportunities for further
sales and new areas for development through detailed research of the specific
industry and/ or market;
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Organizing demo plots on farms.
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Marketing and promoting a portfolio
of crops and varieties by writing and designing sales literature and through
attending industry events.
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Developing effective sales plans
utilizing sales methodology.
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Providing technical advice to
customers on all aspects of the crop and specifics of our varieties, both
before and after the sale.
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Meeting sales targets set by
management and contributing to team targets.
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Networking with existing customers in
order to maintain links and promote additional new varieties after screening.
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Providing support to customers,
offering clear advice and solutions wherever possible;
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Responding to tender documents,
writing proposals, and reports and supporting literature.
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Demonstrates a true passion for
customer service by proactively seeking ways to delight clients and going above
and beyond.
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Bachelor of Science degree in
Agriculture or Horticulture or any related discipline.
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2 years in sales, advantage to sales
of seeds.
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Advantage to familiarity of fresh
export crops.
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Good command of excel and Power
Point.
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*Driving license, minimum 2 years.
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Extensive traveling.
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Ability to manage multiple tasks.

·        
Must have strong interpersonal skills
and communication skills.
·        
Ability to work independently and
within a team environment.
Project Management Officer
Apart
of the Balton CP group of companies headquartered in the United Kingdom and
spread throughout Africa and Israel, Amiran Kenya provides complete solutions
in all of its fields of expertise. Through decades of partnership with Kenya’s
large and small scale growers, Amiran has become a “one stop shop” for all of
Kenya’s agricultural needs.
We
wish to identify: highly competent, proactive, dynamic and self-driven
individual to fill the following position which is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
The
position will be responsible for supporting the Project Manager in the delivery
of several distinct projects which require an enthusiastic, highly motivated
individual who can work autonomously and as part of a team.
·        
To undertake duties as
directed/requested by the Project Manager to support the delivery and
implementation of projects.
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Ensure all projects are delivered
on-time, within scope and within budget.
·        
Track project deliverables using
appropriate tools.
·        
Constantly monitor and report on
progress of projects.
·        
Present reports defining project
progress, problems and solutions.
·        
Implement and manage project changes
and interventions to achieve project outputs.
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Handle requests for information and
data.
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Create and maintain comprehensive
project documentation.
·        
Performs related work as assigned by
Head of department.
·        
Business related degree with strong
emphasis on project management.
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Should have at least 2 years’
experience in handling projects.
·        
Excellent communications,
interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills.
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Must be computer literate.
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Able to work in a team.
Interested
candidates who meet the above should send their application and detailed CV,
including your qualifications, experience, present position and current
remuneration.
The
forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the job title on the
subject line.

Send
your application to 
recruitment@amirankenya.com by 4th February 2019 before 5:00pm East African time. (Please note that Hard Copies will not
be accepted
)

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