Exports and Modern Trade Manager

Website Yalelo Limited

Yalelo is seeking a highly motivated and energetic self-starter with a customer-centric focus to work as Exports and Modern Trade Manager.

The Exports and Modern Trade Manager will lead in assessing viability of regional markets and implementing route-to-market to expand Yalelo’s footprint. He/she will also manage relationships with key customers in Modern Trade.

The right Fit will

  • Lead identification of expansion opportunities and implement the optimal route-to-market strategy in SADC and COMESA trade bloc
  • Cultivate relationships with the reliable partners across borders to seamlessly expand Yalelo’s presence
  • Research regulatory landscape of regional markets to assess viability of direct trade
  • Work closely with planning and optimization team to ensure that demand in modern trade and export is met with the desired SKUs
  • Work closely with key Buyers to grow the fresh and frozen fish categories in Modern Trade
  • Collaborate with Retail, Marketing and Finance teams on pricing and promotional activity
  • Provide input in the development of new innovations and SKUs
  • Collaborate with the Retail and Logistics teams to ensure that modern trade customer issues are resolved efficiently

The Essentials:

  • BSc/BA in business or relevant field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in similar roles managing teams and leadership.
  • Experience in sales and providing solutions based on customer needs.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with solid business development skills
  • High problem-solving ability
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels.
  • Strong negotiation skills

Meeting customer requirements is demanding, and the successful candidates must be available to their team and/or customers on weekends (except while on leave).

If this, is YOU, we would like to hear from you today!!!

To apply for this job email your details to careers@yalelo.com.

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