SALES OFFICER


CARE Zambia is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Sales Officer to work with the social business, Live Well.  Live Well supports a network of community health entrepreneurs (CHEs) or “Agents” in Zambia who promote and sell products that improve health and well-being, such as basic medicines, nutritious foods, sexual and reproductive health products, and solar lights.
This is a tremendous opportunity to build an operation that has the potential to dramatically improve the health and livelihoods of millions of low income Zambians.   If you are a natural entrepreneur and leader who loves working with people, apply to join the Live Well sales team
Position:  Sales Officer
Location:  Lusaka
JOB SUMMARY
The successful candidate in this role, must be able to motivate others, have strong business skills, and want to be part of a cutting edge team that is setting the mark for how a social enterprise can improve access to health in a sustainable way. The Sales Officer will be a member of a small team, reporting to a Regional Manager at Live Well.
SPECIFIC DELIVERABLES
Agent Support and Motivation
  • Recruit, support, and manage Agents.
  • Motivate Agents to achieve sales and impact targets. Work to support strong performers, to increase effectiveness of medium performers, and increase or remove poor performers.
  • Implement marketing and promotional activities to support Agents’ sales goals.
  • Ensure all Agents know and follow health protocols (esp. referring and reporting adverse events).
  • Lead monthly meeting of Agents.
Operations Management
  • Manage finances from restocking and ensure that the books balance: cash matches sales on a daily basis.
  • Manage product returns and promptly escalate complaints to supervisor
  • Support monthly stock-take including identification of expired or at-risk stock.
  • Conduct periodic price surveys in Live Well communities.
  • Manage sales process and ensure all sales are logged in the system. Review sales performance, log market intelligence, and contribute to forecasting.
  • Manage credit: deposit, timely repayments, rigorous reporting.
  • Build strong community relations.
  • Support donor and media visits.
Essential experience, capabilities and qualifications
  • Diploma in Marketing, Business Management, Health or Social Work-related areas
  • Minimum 1-year experience in sales and/or health/community-related work.
  • Team player with a drive for results.
  • Ability to provide guidance to Agents.
  • Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
  • Ability to interact with public health centre staff, community leaders and elders, Agents, and consumers.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to test new innovations and learn fast.
  • Proficiency with MS-Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.
  • Excellent oral communication skills in English and local language.
  • Experience in handling microcredit a plus.
  • Nyanja, Bemba, Chewa speaking added advantage.
Compensation
We offer an attractive salary package with bonus opportunities, plus health insurance and the opportunity to enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission-driven team. This is a fixed term contract ending in Quater1 2017 with the possibility of extending.
Please send your applications and CVs to carejobs@carezam.org or to the undersigned not later than Friday, 24ThFebruary 2016. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
Director – Program Support Services,
Plot 9 Chitemwiko close,Kabulonga,
P.O. Box 36238, Lusaka
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