Head Of Sales At G4S

Head Of Sales At G4S


Head Of Sales At G4S

Details of the offer

Job Introduction:
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of Sales is responsible for driving the sales strategy, ensuring the growth and development of G4S Kenya contracts across the country. This would include the achievement of defined revenue targets, the development of organisational capacity, and the growth of the G4S Kenya business as well as project management and the leading and negotiating major bids on optimal commercial/risk terms.
Role Responsibility:
Effective, targeted Business Growth
Involvement in local accounts including regional “outbound” activity for Multi-National Corporations
Ensuring that pricing, risk and commercial contract terms are appropriately applied by businesses when entering into G4S Kenya contracts and that price increase strategies are developed and applied
Ensure that the business has a robust sales and business development processes
Direct involvement in leading and negotiating major bids on optimal commercial/risk terms
General oversight of bidding process, reviewing quality and substance of major bids

Management and development of Customer Focus
Ensure appropriate customer measures and KPIs are maintained at business level
The development of High level relationships and account management with existing and potential major customers
The generation of new business through building a customer base who utilize the G4S Kenya services and to increase secure solutions revenue in relevant sectors in line with the G4S Kenya strategy

Development and implementation of Sales Strategy
Leverage and share the Group’s knowledge and best practice, credentials
Input into the overall G4S Kenya strategy development and implementation and the facilitation of the necessary changes to sales and business development structures and processes to align them with the strategy
Share best practices focusing on Knowledge Management across centers of excellence and specialization
Continually research the market for products and services that could augment the divisional sales portfolio. Investigate functionality, design specific requirements or alterations to suit, and determine cost and fee structures. Recommend products and services for adoption

Development and manage Sales Structure
Ensure that G4S has the capability in terms of business development resources and the necessary components to bid for and deliver sector specific solutions in relevant businesses (technology partnerships, risk assessment capabilities, consultancy style selling skills
Manage and coordinate multiple role players and creates structures and mechanisms to manage the role player matrix structure
Coordination of MSS and ESS employees to maximize cross selling and realizing existing as well as new opportunities
Good control and measurement over staff efficiency, effectiveness at all levels of the sales process : marketing, Lead, Present, Pricing, closing, handover
Manage margin on proposals and implement strategy to maximize this

Ensure effective and efficient employee management
Set and agree objectives and performance standards with the team and ensure cascading through the organization as appropriate
Ensure that performance assessments of all employees are conducted, and corrective action implemented where necessary
Identification of Employees’ training needs and ensuring good employee motivation levels
Ensure that succession planning is in place, updated and practiced

Ensure the Health and Safety of employees and customers
Take reasonable care of their own safety and also to take reasonable care of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
Participate in the design/ development/ review/implementation and monitoring of the branch/region/national safety plans for each year.

The Ideal Candidate:
Knowledge and Qualifications
Degree in Business Management
Sales & Marketing related subjects compulsory
Service Delivery subjects compulsory
Post graduate degrees are advantageous

Understanding of the Kenya market and legislation
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Sales & Marketing roles; Security Services, other Service Industries or FMCG Industry advantageous
Minimum of 5 years’ experience at Senior Management level

Technical Skills
Financial Acumen
Conflict Management
Bidding and Tendering
Microsoft Word – Intermediate level
Microsoft Excel – Intermediate level (Advance level are advantageous)
Microsoft PowerPoint – Basic level
ERP system(s)
Google suite of products

Behavioural Skills - Leadership
Shaping the market environment
Setting strategic direction
Creating change and innovation
Engaging and inspiring people
Driving superior performance
Simplifying the complex

Source: Myjobmag_Co




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