Sales Manager Mid Level

Pollinate Group
Location: Chitwan (remote working until further notice)
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2021-05-14 Deadline: 2021-05-24
Job Description

Sales Manager

About Pollinate Group

Pollinate Group is an award-winning, global organisation that supports social businesses Kalpavriksha in Nepal distributing quality products to improve health, save time and save money to the most neglected communities.

Unlike other last-mile distributors, we focus on the hardest to reach communities and provide payment plans to make products affordable to all. Pollinators ( employed sales agents) and Suryamukhis (women Suryamukhis) are the backbones of our business and lead change in their communities.

We’re a growing team with growing impact. Since 2012 we have reached more than 555,000 people, selling products like solar lamps, water filters and clean cookstoves. Our team works across six cities in India, three districts in Nepal and in Melbourne, Australia.

Find out more at www.pollinategroup.org.

Location: Chitwan (remote working until further notice)

Working Hours: Monday- Friday 10am-6pm

About the role

This role will report to the National Sales Manager. This role will work across a multitude of developing business. S/he is primarily responsible for setting sales strategy, guiding the sales team to perform, recommending geographical expansion and managing product development. S/he is the one who plays a pivotal role in achieving the sales targets and eventually generates revenue for the organization.

Responsibilities:

Team management:

  • Outreach, recruitment and supervision of Area Managers

  • Supporting Area Managers to recruit Suryamukhis

  • Identify multiple ways to develop Suryamukhis and Sales team

  • Continuous gathering of feedback from Suryamukhis and Area Managers to assess performance

  • Creating incentive scheme to retain the network

  • Own the sales target of Nepal and provide innovative solutions to the groundproblems and drive the team of Area Managers and Suryamukhis to reach the goal

  • Collaborate with global sales head to drive and motivate the local sales team

  • Work collaboratively with other verticals on Suryamukhi promotions and dropout

Strategy and Planning:

  • Develop sales strategies, engage Area Managers to implement strategies and drive towards target

  • Committed to uplift the life of women from marginalized communities and comfortable to work at the grassroots level

  • Understand the social aspect of sales and contribute to the vision and mission of the organization

  • Understand the gaps in Sales team performance and drive towards improvement through strong collaboration with other verticals

  • Identify gaps and give feedback to other verticals in order to improve Suryamukhis performance

  • Research and recommend strategic insights to management on Geographical Expansion

  • Prepare monthly network performance report to the management team

Product:

  • Understand the recommend product based on the recommendations from Suryamukhi and Impact perspective and provide insights to management
  •  Market research to source and test products to meet consumer demand
  •  Evaluation of products against the Pollinate selection criteria

  • Developing relationships with suppliers - domestic and international - to ensure best terms

  • Work closely with the Area Managers and Operations Manager to ensure the right product mix is available to the network in a timely and cost efficient manner.

Networking:

  • Develop and create a relationship with institution/ organizations for developing strong Business to Business networks

  • Provide insights and closely coordinate with Operation Manager and Area Managers to fulfill the vacant locations after Suryamukhi dropout

Role requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Management/ Sales / Marketing

  • 3-6 years of experience in driving sales in an organization

  • Experience in managing a team of 5-10 people in a sales environment

  • Take ownership and drive the team to reach the sales goal

  • Team player who is open to travel and comfortable working in the field along with the team

  • Problem Solving skills with the ability to bring innovative ideas

  • Skilled on meeting sales goals, Negotiation skills , Selling to customer needs,

  • Motivation for sales, Sales planning, Building relationships, coaching, Managing processes and Market knowledge

  • Strong desire to support rural women in Nepal to become community business leaders known for outstanding customer service

  • Technology savvy and comfortable working with remote working applications

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills along with multi tasking skills

  •  Strong time management and organizational skills and the ability to meet strict deadlines.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance, after a 3-month probation period, casual leave and paid sick days.

  • Development opportunities within the company.

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGE WOMEN TO APPLY TO THIS ROLE.

Apply Instructions

Please mail your application to : nepaljob@outlook.com

Please mention the position applied for in the subject line.

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Organization Summary

What is Pollinate Group? Pollinate Group is an international social enterprise that brings life-improving products to people living in economic and energy poverty in India’s city slums and Nepal's remote villages. Our long-lasting solutions, including solar lights, clean cookstoves, reusable sanitary napkins and more – are all aimed at improving the health, safety, quality of life, and immediate environment of families in poverty. We distribute these products to the hardest-to-reach families through a diverse network of ‘Suryamukhi’ and ‘Pollinators’ - women from disadvantaged backgrounds and remote communities who work as door-to-door sales agents, or who own their own retail shops and franchises . We empower our Suryamukhi and Pollinators with the skills, knowledge and confidence necessary to sell and service quality products, affordable to the poorest families with short-term payment plans. Women in our network earn significant incomes and are promoted to positions of leadership within our network, while gaining power in their household and community. Office of Philanthropy is in Australia Nepal Office: kalpavriksha India Office: asha kiran You can find out more about our organization at www.pollinateenergy.org
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 50-100
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