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Sales Manager Vacancy

Start Date: March 2020


Location: Nairobi and Machakos


Application Deadline: 29th February 2020



Deevabits Green Energy (DGE) is a social enterprise that empowers Village Solar Entrepreneurs (VSEs), mainly youth and women, to establish micro-enterprises distributing solar lamps to the rural customers on a Pay As You Go (PAYGo) basis. We are currently operating across five counties and are looking for a Sales Manager to lead the sales team in our efforts to scale across the country. Our sales team currently has 150 agents, living and working in the rural communities where our customers live; we are looking to expand to 4 new counties and 250+ agents by the end of 2020. You would work closely with the Founder / CEO to define the company’s sales team organizational structure and compensation strategy, as well as manage sales team operations and growth across our regions of operation which currently include Machakos, Makueni, Kitui, Kajiado and Vihiga.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare, implement and monitor the sales and distribution strategies

  • Recruit, train and manage a decentralized network of agents

  • Grow sales and drive collection efficiency by setting targets, creating incentives, reporting progress, and rewarding achievement

  • Build systems to efficiently manage inventory

  • Define sales team organizational structure

  • Design, pilot and implement an improved compensation structure for the sales team


Skills and experience

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in sales

  • Experience managing a network of decentralized sales agents in either off-grid energy, financial services, mobile-money or other any other related industry

  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage a network of field offices and regional representatives, with support functions, in a comparable industry

  • Demonstrated ability to manage inventory and stock across multiple regions

  • Ability to build and manage relations at all levels within a fast-growing startup company

  • Fluency in spoken English and Kiswahili



Compensation for the role is structured to include base pay commensurate with experience, benefits and bonus.


How to Apply

Fill out the application and attach your CV to the form accessible through this link