Area Sales Manager

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Job Description

The Dangote Group is a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate with interests across a range of sectors in Nigeria and Africa. Current interests include Cement, Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pasta, Beverages, Noodles, Poly Products, Transportation and real estate with new initiatives in the Oil and Gas, Telecommunication, Fertilizer and Steel sector of the economy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Area Sales Manager

: Lagos, Nigeria
Organization: NASCON Allied Industries Plc.
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for overseeing sales operations, meeting targets and managing the sales team in the region.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensuring product visibility and market availability
  • Managing existing customer relationships while prospecting new customers
  • Pro-sell to high volume outlets and ensure that stocks are delivered within required timeline
  • Submit weekly/monthly activity report to Regional Commercial Manager
  • Establish coverage plan for distributor in assigned territory
  • Ensure distributor operates within the assigned territory and sell at recommended prices
  • Proper route planning for the distributor sales forces
  • Regular updates of relevant outlets as captured by Secondary salesmen
  • Communicate cycle objectives and merchandising priorities to all operational field sales force
  • Manage the relationships between retailers and wholesalers with NASCON and distributors
  • Responsible for the selection/recruitment of secondary salesmen
  • Organizing and supervision of trade marketing activities
  • Management and on the job training of Area sales team.


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • B.Sc Degree, or M.Sc degree in Marketing or Business Administration is preferred
  • 4 years’ experience in Sales & Distribution role
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task effectively
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Environmental/Industry analysis
  • Relevant professional certification in Membership of Nigeria Institute of Marketing is an advantage.

Competence Requirements:

  • Ability to plan, monitor and coordinate personals
  • Team player with excellent communication and negotiation skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to working at multiple locations
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and have good listening skills.

Application Closing Date
14th December, 2018.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter (with the relevant position included in the subject line of your email) to email

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About Dangote Group
The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.The Group's activities encompass:  Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing & Refining Salt - Refining Flour & Semolina - Milling Pasta - Manufacturing  Noodles - Manufacturin...
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Job Summary
December 7, 2018
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 4years
December 14, 2018
Sales / Business Development
FMCG / Conglomerate
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