Oil Company Head of Sales and Marketing Job in Kenya

Our client is a fully fledged oil company based in Kenya with growing network of service stations and commercial customers. 
It has affiliates in East & Central African countries and envisions being the leading provider of choice for energy solutions for Africa. 
The company’s product portfolio covers a wide range of high quality petroleum products that include Fuels, LPG, Lubricants, Bitumen amongst others. 
Our client is seeking to recruit a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and highly skilled professional as the Head of Sales and Marketing for Kenya.

The role

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of Sales and Marketing will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing the sales and marketing business strategy and activities in order to meet the Company’s objectives for business retention, growth and profitability.
The job holder will oversee the Sales and Marketing activities and provide leadership and expertise to deliver efficient and focused sales and marketing strategies, in order to achieve the Company’s strategy, growth and profit objectives. 
S/he will be in charge of directing marketing operations, sales operations and ensure customer retention.

The person

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related fields. Professional qualifications in Sales and Marketing and/or a Masters degree in Business, Marketing or related fields is an added advantage. 
S/he should possess: proven ability and experience of managing and leading high performance sales and marketing teams; be innovative and have ability to understand changing market dynamics, translating this into an actionable strategy. 
Relevant experience gained in the Oil Industry shall be an added advantage.

The offer

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please write in confidence quoting the position title and reference number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 14th June 2013. 

Applications including your curriculum vitae, a working e-mail address, daytime telephone contacts, qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, names and addresses of three referees should be emailed to esdhosm@kpmg.co.ke.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.