Key Account Manager job at Syngenta
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Vacancy title:
Key Account Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Monday, August 07 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 25 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description
Role Purpose
Key Account Management of commercial farming business in the Lusaka and Central Region. Local oversight of commercial farmer business. Other support on account reconciliation on request.

The Key Account Manager role reports to Commercial Sales -Head and will be expected to carry out the following:
• Visiting our Commercial Farmer base of customers in the allocated region and providing advice and basic technical support in the use of our products- both before and after a sale is made. Add value to the customers business by selling our full portfolio of CP products.
• Managing the transaction side of our sales business, including:
1. Providing customers with quotations.
2. Receiving orders from customers which could be in the format of formal purchase order from a customer or a verbal order which is to be turned into a formal sales order.
3. Oversight of the invoicing process, and delivery of the product, working with Syngenta operations team to ensure good, timely service and eliminating errors.
4. Managing credit accounts and payments, through to timely and payment of due invoices.
• Management of the credit accounts of your allocated customers- ensuring that credit arrangements and customer master data are correct and up to date.
• Oversight of the commercial farmer farmer business in your area.
• Close coordination with your local Syngenta Supply Team to ensure the correct products are in stock.
• As required, technical input or support to other company processes such as portfolio management, forecasting, account and complaint management.
• Specific reconciliation support to the Syngenta Accounts Receivables team, as requested and only when not busy with other things (note the KAM role has primacy).

Knowledge, Capabilities & Experience
• Degree in Agronomy or related field.
• Knowing the distribution channels in Zambia
• Deep knowledge of the agri business market
• In depth technical knowledge of crop protection products
• Commercial experience 3 – 5 years
• Delivers distinctive value proposition to key accounts
• Ability to understand customers’ needs, challenges, and opportunities and to bring solutions that address them better than competitors
• Selling and negotiation skills are key

Additional Information
Other Behaviours Critical For The Role
• Service mind set.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Well natured and mature people management skills.
• Respected, trustworthy individual.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, August 07 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 25-07-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-07-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-07-2066
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