Sales Administrator (Tenders) Career Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya (100K)

Position Title: Sales Administrator – Tenders

Industry: Construction

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: Kshs 80,000 – 100,000

Our client is an established engineering firm that deals with electrical, mechanical & civil disciplines as well as the Oil & Gas sector with a diverse client portfolio mostly in public sector.

They seek to hire a Sales Administrator – Tenders.

The purpose of this role is to take responsibility for all aspects of the tender and contract process from initiation, submission and evaluation.

To enhance customer relationships, negotiate with suppliers to optimize and achieve value for money while promoting the profile of the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and source for new products/services that are line with the company competencies
  • Prioritize the work and prepare a tender schedule for the complete tender process.
  • Identify and Participate in pre-qualification exercise to generate new business lines.
  • Compile documents for submission as per the laid down procurement processes and procedures to ensure responsiveness.
  • Creating and maintaining strong relationships across the region with clients.
  • Identifying project opportunities and collaborating with the team to drive and deliver successful proposals.
  • Establishing excellent proposal handling related to quotation for all customers
  • Ensuring 100% accuracy and comprehensive efficiency LPO processing by verifying that all the requirements are met before processing.
  • Ensure quality control in all correspondences, quotations, tenders, LPOs
  • Conversion of quotations to LP0’s
  • Preparation and tailoring of capability and technical documentation with assistance of the back office used in the tender processes, RFQs and RFPs
  • Submitting tenders on project opportunities.
  • Develop relationships with the key role players– i.e. Consultants, Contractors, Distributors and End users
  • Ensure regular customer visitation, making sure budgets are achieved, Projects /Quotes followed up, ensuring overall service delivery to the various customers.
  • Develop and implement market penetration strategies.
  • Attendance and assisting at trade shows / exhibitions.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Management, Operations, Marketing or a related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience.
  • Have excellent and strong relationships that can be leveraged to generate business.
  • Experience in doing RFQs, RFPs and Tenders
  • Good presentation skills
  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Results orientated.
  • Must be willing to travel (locally)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Sales Administrator- Tenders) to before 21st March 2023