Area Sales Executive – Retail (South East)

July 29, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Sun King (Formerly Greenlight Planet)

Sun King (Formerly Greenlight Planet) is a multinational, for-profit business that designs, distributes, and finances solar-powered home energy products, with an underserved population in mind: the 1.3 billion global consumers for whom the old-fashioned electrical grid is either unavailable or too expensive.
Over a decade in business, the company is now a leading global brand in emerging markets across Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.  Greenlight’s Sun King™ products provide modern light and energy to 26 million people in more than 40 countries and have sold over 10.5 million products worldwide.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Area Sales Executive – Retail (South East)
Location: Anambra
Department: Partnerships Sales
Employment Type: Permanent – Full Time
About the Role

The Area Sales Manager will be tasked with managing and implementing Sun King direct entry for its Retail and Distribution channel in several new markets and existing markets in Nigeria.
The Area Sales Manager will lead sales, distribution, and revenue acquisition for the Retail Sales channel for the assigned Region. 
The Area Sales Manager is responsible for managing 3-4 Area Sales Executive & is also responsible for training & mentoring, initiating and suggesting marketing activities, conducting monthly review meets, new products launch, optimize team productivity & use new tech & apps to drive and monitor business output.

What you would be expected to do:

Activating new business areas, recruiting, and onboarding of new business partners in the distribution and retail team (outlets growth).
Responsible for the achievement of the revenue target with monthly & quarterly business expansion.
Creating the best infrastructure for channel sales (team of retailers & distributors). 
Managing the business performance and best of relationship with the business partners for increased productivity.
Back-up Infra readiness in the assigned geography to mitigate any possible risk with existing channel
Managing strong activation drive on daily basis with complete adherence to the plan
Execution of the management strategies with daily reporting
Ensure 100% availability of the assigned team and basic infrastructure
Attrition in the team must be > 10% of the team size
Service issue resolution for the business partners within the defined TAT.
Reaching for the support from management proactively.
Competition tracking and inputs with business intelligence
Daily field visit to create a highly engaged team
Regular meeting with business partners for optimal business growth 

You might be a strong candidate if you:

A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree, preferably in Business Management.
Experience of 2-3 years in the retail business. 
Passionate about networking and building strong relationships. 
Comfortable working with PowerPoint and MS Excel 

Skill sets:

Critical reasoning skills
Strong Analytical skills
Strong Inter-personal skills
Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
Easily adaptable
Possess clear, concise & exceptional oral, written, and visual communication skills
The ability to write reports
Local language proficiency is a must

What we offer (in addition to compensation and statutory benefits)

An opportunity to grow as a professional in a dynamic, fast growing, high impact industry; 
The chance to work in an open minded, collaborative culture surrounded by enthusiastic Greenlighters who are driven by the challenge of continuously innovating and growing a smart, sustainable business with profound impact on the world;  
A truly multicultural experience: you will have the chance to work with and learn from people from different geographies, nationalities, and backgrounds. 
Structured, tailored learning and development programs that help you become a better leader, manager, and professional through the Greenlight Academy.

Application Closing Date
21st August, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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