Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Vacancies at Berger Paints Nigeria Plc

Berger Paints Nigeria Plc - Founded on the 9th Day of January, 1969, Berger Paints Nigeria. Plc is a leader in the manufacturing, development, distribution and sale of paints and coatings to professional, Industrial, commercial and retail customers in Nigeria. We operate in 5 business segements; Decorative, Industrial coatings, Marine and Protection coatings, Automotive/Vehicle refinishes and Wood Preservers and finishes. Our portfolio includes well known brands such as Luxol,Texcote and Superstar.
The company operates its manufacturing plant and main distribution centre from Lagos Nigeria. With 18 depots, colour world centres and a countrywide distribution network of dealers/distributors in strategic locations spread throughout the country, Berger Paints Nigeria Plc remains at the forefront of the paint and allied industry in Nigeria. We are committed to manufacturing and supplying quality products; towards this end we acquired and actively maintain the ISO 9001.2008 Quality Management System Certification.

In 2012, Berger Paints Nig.Plc entered into a partnership arrangement with the biggest paint company in South Korea, KCC to jointly serve the Nigerian paint and coating market. The partnership will afford our customers the quality and durability that Marine and protective market have found synonymous with the KCC brands.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sales Coordinator
Purpose of Role 
  • The Sales Coordinator will provide leadership and coordination of company sales functions. Develop and implement sales strategy for paint business within assigned region.
Key Accountabilities
  • Play a lead role in the achievement of sales targets and achieving competitive advantage.
  • Formulate and implement strategic initiatives to enhance sales target achievement efficiently and effectively.
  • Drive achievement of profitable volume/market share target for territories, per sales manager, per product line.
  • Accountable for achieving brilliant execution of sales strategies with customer through leading the Field Sales teams.
  • Establish market potential for paints market within each territory.
  • Ensure accurate setting of company's brand objective for the year.
  • Liaising with logistics/distribution department to ensure timely and adequate supply of product to channels as per requirement.
  • Monitor sales performance by analysing and comparing sales realization against plan.
  • Carrying out brand awareness survey and advising on necessary actions to be taken.
  • Undertake market/depot visits periodically to facilitate achievement of sales action plan, identify new potential and add value to existing operations.
  • Coordinate with respective Product lines for quotations, technical and/or commercial information and clarifications
  • Actively seek, suggest, and implement new opportunities and means for enhancing company profile and business mission internally and externally
  • Coaching of Sales team to ensure effective budget achievements
  • Complete sales budgets for the Territory
Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • B.Sc/HND in related discipline with minimum of 8 years experience gained across Sales/Marketing.
  • Previous sales in a Paint industry is compulsory
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Computer literate

Job Title: Sales Manager
Purpose of Role 
  • The Sales Manager leads and manages the relationship with customer(s) in their region to ensure Sales growth and awareness of paint products, accountable for set sales goals by identifying and satisfying customer's Paints and Coatings needs efficiently.
Key Accountabilities
  • Drive achievement of profitable volume/market share target for territories, per sales person, per product line.
  • Understand the defined market and build Regional Sales plans for the Territory to increase sales.
  • Implement the sales strategy as defined to achieve Sales Targets for the Territory.
  • Establish market potential for paints market within each territory.
  • Ensure regional stock holding meets with customer's timing requirement.
  • Arrange regular visit, technical seminars or the likes with current and potential customer.
  • Participate to marketing activities such as trade shows, advertising, technical publications and corporate presentations to support the sales strategies.
  • Collate and maintain market intelligence about technologies, products, customers and competitors.
  • Making product presentations to all key accounts within the territory in conjunction with the Sales Executives.
Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • B.Sc/HND in related discipline with minimum of 5 years experience gained across Sales/Marketing.
  • Previous sales experience in a Paint industry is compulsory
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Computer literate
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV's using the position applied for as the mail subject, to: recruitment@bergerpaintnig.com

Application Deadline 28th November, 2014 

Marketing Executives Vacancy at Leatherworld Limited

Leatherworld commenced business as a furniture retail outlet on the 1st of December 1994. She was established to meet the need for genuine furniture in the Nigerian market, specializing in the retail of exquisite furniture and accessories by exploiting partnerships with top five Italian luxury brands.

In 1999 after four particularly rewarding years in business, the Abuja retail outlet was unveiled to serve clients within the nation’s capital and northern axis at large. In 2000, Leatherworld achieved another milestone; ushering the new millennium with the commissioning of the 1500sq meters space concourse showroom on 30, Raymond Njoku street, south west, Ikoyi. This spectacular feat set a completely new standard in furniture showrooms in the country, as the first of its kind; giving our esteemed clients the opportunity of exploring a world of furniture on three different levels.

Leatherworld Limited is recruiting to fill the position of: 
Job Title: Marketing Executive
Job Summary

The prospective candidates will be responsible for the business development and selling the company's products and would be required to achieve the following:
  • Maintain and develop relationships with new and existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions and events
  • Negotiate on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers
  • Challenge any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions
  • Create detailed proposal documents
  • Work with the marketing team in ensuring that sales targets are realized which in turn translate to the realization of the company's goals and objectives
  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
  • Respond to incoming email and phone inquiries
  • Act as a contact between the company and its existing and potential markets
  • Negotiate the terms of agreement and close sales
  • Gather industry and customer information
  • Strong Marketing skills
  • Must be able to work Under Pressure and Multi Task
  • Must be a Good Team Player
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Tools
  • Good relationship management skills
  • Must have Excellent Interpersonal and Good Communication (written & verbal) skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Candidates must have a B.A/B.Sc in any discipline with a minimum of 2.2 or HND Upper Credit
  • 1 - 3 years sales and marketing experience.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's to: hr@leatherworldng.com using "Marketing Officer" as the subject of mail.
Application Deadline 24th November, 2014 

Graduate Trainee Jobs at Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton Nigeria is a member firm of Grant Thornton International. Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading organizations of independent Audit & Assurance, Tax and Advisory firm, with offices in over 130 countries. 
As part of its people and culture development policy, Grant Thornton Nigeria with presence in Abuja, Lagos and Port-Harcourt presently seeks interested young, dynamic graduates (Post NYSC) of any of the disciplines indicated below to fill entry level position of Graduate Trainees.
Job Title: Graduate Trainees 
Position Requirements: 
  • Fresh graduates (No experience required)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills smart, intelligent and likeable disposition
  • Analytical and lateral thinking skills
  • Passion for research and learning
  • Not more than 25 years of age
  • B,Sc. Graduates of Accountancy, Economics, Banking & Finance, Mathematics. Statistics, Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering or other related numerate disciplines.
  • Minimum of second class upper division
  • Good, passionate inter-personal skill and ability to work effectively in a team

How to Apply
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by submitting their updated CVs and cover letter indicating preferred location to recruitment@ng.gt.com not later than two weeks from the date of this publication. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Grant Thornton Nigeria is a member firm of Grant Thornton International Limited (GTIL). GTIL and the member firms are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered by the member firms.