JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title : Head, Retail Sales Purpose of Job The Head, Sales is responsible for providing strategic and policy direction and managing the overall performance of the Sales team.
The incumbent’s sole responsibility is to provide policy direction for the sales force towards the attainment of corporate objectives through the development of marketing and sales vision & mission.
He / She is also responsible for ensuring profitable returns on all company products sold through the various SBUs.Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesEvaluate, monitor and respond to market trends, environmental changes, political and social implications, competitor activities and consumer preference with a view to grow market share in all product lines year on year.
Develop strategies for the upgrade of our retail outlets, structures and equipment for improved sales.Develop strategies and plans for the promotion of products and service offerings.
Manage and increase profitability of all products sold.Build a high performing sales force with thorough understanding and appreciation of the downstream petroleum market.
Ensure the attainment and compliance to our Corporate Credit strategy.Provide leadership to the regions for effective performance and profit contribution.
Oversee regional operations activities and ensure regions get adequate support to achieve assigned volume targetsDevelop marketing strategies for the achievement of increased products revenue targets, decreased operational cost as well as achievement of departmental targets.
Plan, direct and coordinate customer service strategies and manage customer relationshipsEnsure full compliance to Control and Standard and EHSSQ policies as pertaining to salesGive executive attention to all CASOM action points and drive to closure within timelines.
Ensure every member of your team is CASOM compliant.Plan, Lead / assist in aggressive monitoring and auditing of EHSSQ critical assets such as plants, terminals, LPG, Retail outlets and other installations to prevent all unsafe conditions and practices by employees and other stakeholders.
Ensure the deployment and full implementation of Business Continuity Strategies (disaster recovery) such as Emergency Response, Oil Spill Contingency Plan and monitor compliance via drills.
Liaise with HEHSSQ / monitoring agencies and ensure compliance with the company's EHSSQ Statutory requirements such as Licenses / Permits etc.
Academic Qualification & Work Experience A good university degree (preferably with a Masters) Minimum of 12 - 15 years’ experience in a Marketing / Sales function in the oil & gas industry Competences Required (Knowledge, Skills and Attributes) Oil & Gas Industry Dynamics CommunicationTeamworkProduct Knowledge Conflict ManagementLeadershipMarketing & SalesBusiness Performance MonitoringCost Management & Control Organization Design, Structure & CultureStrategic Human ResourcesBudgeting & Budget ManagementAdaptabilityPlanning & OrganizationStakeholders and Social Responsibility Self & Stress ManagementValue & Ethics Partnering and Customer Service InfluenceMarketing Strategy