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Sales Officer - Lagos - Olam Nigeria Limited HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-04-30 06:54   Sales / Retail   Lagos   63 views
Job Details


The ideal candidate must be able to build and lead a team of salespeople to help drive revenue.
The Salesman must have the capability to motivate their teams to generate leads which is converted into sales
Ability to build and maintain customer relationships,
Set targets to hit or exceed revenue forecasts, and ultimately meet customer needs.
Answer customers' questions and escalate complex issues to the relevant stakeholders as needed.
Develop in-depth knowledge of company products.
Maintain an accurate record of all sales, and customer complaints.
Informing product developers of possible product improvements and changes to ensure that company products meet current market needs.
Preparing cost-benefit analyses for prospective and existing customers to determine the most suitable purchase options.
Analyzing competitors' products to determine product features, benefits, shortfalls, and market success.


A bachelor’s degree in marketing, business management, or related field is preferred.
Professional qualifications and proof of professional training is an added advantage.
Proven sales experience: FMCG (Biscuits and Sweets) sales experience is preferred.
Proven track record of meeting sales quotas.
Proficient in all MS- Office Suite.
Excellent management, leadership, and organizational skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Outstanding negotiation and consultative sales skills.
Effective communication skills.
Exceptional customer service skills
Previous experience in sales (2 years minimum)

Company Description
Olam International was established in 1989 with 1 product in 1 country, trading cashew from Nigeria into India. Today we are a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 65 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 13,800 customers worldwide. Our team of 23,000 employ... read moreees has built a leadership position in many businesses including cocoa, coffee, cashew, rice and cotton. We have 44 different products across 16 platforms.
Olam is committed to responsible growth, and believes that it is only by doing business in a sustainable way that long-term value for all stakeholders can be delivered. Olam is revolutionising seed to shelf supply chains through the Olam Sustainability Standard. Each step of Olam’s value chain is being examined to identify and implement measures to sustainably deliver products across all of its geographies by 2020.
Olam’s initiatives in rural communities are one aspect of this, and in 2010 The Olam Livelihood Charter (OLC) was launched to set a benchmark for projects that incorporate all eight charter Principles of finance, improved yield, labour practices, market access, quality, traceability, social investment and environmental impact. Today we manage 30 OLC initiatives and another 160 beyond the programme, from rural electrification and water facilities to building health centres and schools.