Technical Specification Manager (Athi River) at Safal Group

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  • Company: Safal Group
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Athi River
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Engineering Jobs in KenyaSafal Group Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

The company opened its first manufacturing facility in Mombasa, Kenya, in 1962, rapidly widening its reach to include further countries in East Africa, and then Southern Africa. In 2003, all operating companies were reversed into the current holding company called Safal Investments Mauritius Limited and conduct its business across Africa as the Safal Group.Today, the Safal Group manufactures in 10 African countries and sells and markets its building solutions across the continent.

Responsibilities
  • In charge of ultraspan design deliverables and design team to ensure we meet our customer expectations on quality, timelines and design efficiency optimization initiatives using latest design software’s available
  • Constant updating of CRM customer database and make additions where applicable.
  • Contribute and participate in regional monthly sales meetings
  • Demonstrate technical support competencies to main contractors reducing risk of changes to specification and reduce risk of value engineering
  • Develop strong relationships with architects with the view to forming trusting partnerships
  • Develop strong relationships with both main and sub-contractors as a trust-worthy solutions provider
  • Driving specification, existing and new products and systems, protect the future of the business
  • Encourage contractors to attend training at our Academies generating
  • Engage and support NPD process
  • Engage with the companies CRM system to manage and record appointments and other calendar activities
  • Ensure specifications are held by tracking the project from design phase to installation phase
  • Ensure specifications area secured through constant communication with relevant area sales manager
  • Identify and communicate new business opportunities
  • Identify project leads through lead providers converting to projects where applicable through the companies CRM system
  • Participate and engage with internal project teams
  • Participate in net-working events and seminars
  • Present targeted number of product CPD’s to designers and industry stakeholders
  • promoting the brand and to inform customers of latest industry regulation changes and new product/system developments
  • Provide high levels of technical support, detailing and project specification packs to architects so as to reinforce project specifications
  • Record, track, update and manage projects in a timely fashion through the companies CRM system
  • Secure value added product sales through demonstration of the key features and benefits of the company products and systems
  • Support sub-contractors both on-site and during the tendering process
  • Support area sales managers with all technical issues
Requirements

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum academic qualification:  Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Science (Architecture, Civil Engineering)
  • Qualifications as an added advantage: a Marketing Course and/MBA
  • Professional registration: Engineering/Marketing

Experience required:

  • General work experience (years):8 years in Design Management and Technical Sales
  • Specific to the position (level/discipline/years): Core expertise of 3 years’ experience in Technical Sales
  • Industry: Building/Construction
  • Personal Attributes specific to work requirement
  • Experience of working with Architects, Engineers, Project Managers, Main Contractors, Specialist Contractors is essential
  • Engineering or Architectural qualification
  • A tactical thinker who is commercially aware of the impact of decisions
  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of emotional resilience and a strong focus on achieving goals
  • Demonstrative technical ability in construction sector sales
  • Good influencing and networking skills and the proven ability to get things done through others by adopting a collaborative approach
  • Practical experience of working within the construction products sector
  • Previous technical experience in sales within the construction sector an advantage
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 20 July. 2022
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