ROLE PROFILE
Position:              Area Sales Representatives

Business:             Two Six Zero Brands Africa

Work-level:        Junior Management (J4)

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Country Sales Manager

 

Job purpose
Area Sales Representatives shall report directly to Country Sales Manager, and Logistics Manager. The Area Sales Representative will be responsible for supervising Tricycle Riders, marketing and selling company products as well generating leads and meeting sales goals.
Key responsibilities
  1. To market and sale all company products in the designated Area market. To always identify new sales lead and grow the business.
  2. Make sure all Tricycle Rider are clear on their accounts, prevent shortages and load finished products every day
  3. Ensure all Tricycle Riders leave the company premises early in the morning before 7:30am
  4. Ensure all Tricycle Riders are back at the company premises by 16 hrs
  5. To maintain contact with all clients in the area and ensure high level of client satisfaction and retention; to ensure no Tricyle riders are selling products on credit
  6. To motivate, encourage and train Tricycle Riders to improve sales, giving specific attention to Riders who are demonstrating low sales figures
  7. To learn and train other Tricycle Riders on all of 260 Brands’ products
  8. Prepare daily Sales Reports and sales analysis of Tricycle Riders
  9. Conduct daily Sales Reconciliations.
  10. Ensure targets set by management are met all the times and without fail
  11. To attend sales meetings as and when required by management and participate in such meetings with reports based on market coverage.
  12. To provide market intelligence, information and all ethical information that may be needed by the organization.
Key Qualifications & Requirements
MUST HAVE A MOTOBIKE LICENCE – CLASS “A”

 

1. Minimum of 3 years in Sales and supervisory roles, preferably in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) industry.

2. Education Level: Grade 12 certificate

3. Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba

4. Strong Communications and Negotiation skills

5. Proven ability to study Market Trends and increase Market Share will be an added advantage

6. Self-motivated, Aggressive in Sales and Marketing activities

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a CV and copy of valid Class A Drivers License to careers@260brands.com. Those without valid Class A motorbike drivers licenses will not be considered. Please also fill the short survey at the link found here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSceDFfY6LIs67C1IL8dqlaY1m4jsHI_VIKX98hAgg7vdsYwOQ/viewform

ROLE PROFILE
Position:              Sales Receptionist  

Business:             Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Work-level:        Junior Management (J4)

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Country Sales Representative

Company Overview
Part of 260 Brands Africa, Seba Foods (Z) Ltd is an African consumer goods manufacturer based in Zambia.

We provide ‘value-for-money’ products that consumers can trust and feel good about. The company`s products have become household names in Zambia, priding themselves in very high-quality products through well-known brands such as Golden Goodness, Emilios and Instant Thobwa.

We manufacture, market and distribute reasonably priced consumer products inspired by local tastes, made from the best African raw ingredients that contribute to our consumer’s well-being.

Our local brands that are trusted and loved by our consumers are the most valuable asset we have. Our products must always be high-quality and a source wellness and pride.

We empower local farmers and small businesses by locally sourcing inputs and materials whenever we can.We believe in creating mutually beneficial relationships. If we prosper, so should our consumers, employees, customers, suppliers and the community.

Job purpose
The Sales Receptionist will provide supporting activities to the Sales & Marketing department centered around receiving orders, handling invoices and customer relations with Modern Trade sales, being those with supermarket chain stores, minimarts, filling stations, hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, mines, corporates and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes). The role may also entail customer service and sales with General Trade sales, being those with wholesaler customers. The role will report to the Country Sales Manager.
Key responsibilities
  1. Verifying and fulfilling orders in the ERP
  2. Drawing up Invoices from customers. Responsible for printing invoices and stock report.
  3. Requesting for invoice approval from Country Sales Manager
  4. Order sheet to be sent on a daily basis.
  5. Sending invoices to customers.
  6. Depositing payments from customers and getting invoices cleared
Key Qualifications & Requirements
1)      1 year professional work experience and/or recently completed (within first year of graduation) a University degree or diploma in business administration, sales & marketing and/or any relevant field;

2)      Experience in customer service and client-facing roles that interact with numerous customers a plus

3)      High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), with a particular emphasis on Microsoft Excel

4)      Experience with ERP software a plus

5)      Thrives working within strict timelines and in ‘high pressure environments’ and demonstrates excellent time management skills

6)      Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;

7)      Punctuality

8)      Intellectual curiosity

9)      Willingness to take initiative

10)   Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Solving Problems and Getting Results
  1. Accept responsibility for resolving a problem to its final conclusion
  2. Assist in the achievement and the on-going improvement of business results
  3. Show dissatisfaction with poor performance and drive processes to achieve business goals
  4. Strive to achieve agreed deadlines and standards, especially when the going gets tough or the anticipated situation changes
  5. Apply a systematic problem-solving approach to identify causes, explore alternatives and recommend the best course of action to resolve the problem now and into the future
Functional expertise
1.    Remain up to date in your area of specialty or expertise

2.    Apply a body of knowledge and experience to current business situations in order to add value and improve business efficiencies and profitability

3.    Apply technical or specialist expertise and experience for the benefit of the organisation and consider the context in which these are applied

4.    Ensure that your functional expertise supports that of other experts, rather than being in competition with them (e.g. colleagues)

5.    Persuade or negotiate with others by relying on technical or specialist knowledge and experience;

6.    Present documented material or proposals in a credible and professional manner

7.    Share the technical implications of a situation with non-specialists, or explain it to them

Interpersonal skills
The ideal candidate must be able to:

1.      Speak English clearly and confidently i.e. must be articulate;

2.      Listen actively to fully understand the other person’s view or perspective;

3.      Tailor feedback to the specific needs and communication styles of others;

4.      Prepare effective presentations and where required, concisely present/communicate a complete and accurate picture of the current situation or of the company’s products and services;

5.      Develop and maintain two-way communication with a variety of people at different levels both within and outside the organisation;

6.      Suggest proposals to address vital concerns and important business issues; and

7.      Build a network of relevant role-players both within and outside the organization.

Team leadership
1.      Influence others to achieve the organisation’s human resources mission and goals;

2.      Organise the work and allocate roles and responsibilities to self and staff members;

3.      Provide ongoing direction to individuals/teams in terms of roles, goal setting and performance standards;

4.      Coach and assign/delegate tasks to develop the capabilities of others and find satisfaction in knowing the impact made on an individual’s work and career;

5.      Lead from a position of influence, not merely authority;

6.      Create and reinforce a culture of teamwork and cooperation amongst all stakeholders;

7.      Create a climate of sustainable motivation at work that empowers people to want to do their best;

8.      Provide the information and other resources needed for staff to perform their tasks well;

9.      Communicate results achieved on a regular basis, and realign focus and standards when needed;

10.   Complete face-to-face staff evaluations and written appraisals where appropriate;

11.   Resolve conflict between and among employees constructively and fairly;

12.   Manage poor performance decisively and in good time;

13.   Implement disciplinary procedures where necessary ensuring alignment with organisational policies & governing labour legislation.

Strategic Orientation
1.      Use complex strategic thinking skills and incorporate conceptual, analytical and intuitive abilities;

2.      Disseminate and communicate the vision for the future;

3.      Develop clear, step-by-step Human Resource strategies aligned to the Vertical’s overall Strategic intent and timelines; and understand the organisation’s inherent strengths & weaknesses in relation to human capital;

4.      Understand and keep abreast of competitors’ strengths and weaknesses;

5.      Formulate policies and procedures to support the business;

6.      Plan and implement fact based changes and innovations within the business;

7.      Identify and verify critical information and intelligence for formulating goals;

8.      Set long-term objectives for the business;

9.      Build an appropriate image for the company and broader organisation.

Entrepreneurship and profitable growth
 1.      Proactively seek opportunities to grow the current business and identify new business opportunities;

2.      Identify opportunities in clients’ businesses to promote relevant solutions in your own business;

3.      Determine, as soon as possible, the costs and benefits of a business proposition;

4.      Understand the key performance indicators/influencers driving the market (externally & internally);

5.      Understand and manage the market dynamics (competition, the rules of the game and regulations);

6.      Understand financial terms and conditions in the business process, including cash flow, discounts, credit terms, implementation costs, project funding, foreign exchange, taxation, et al:

7.      Formulate a budget and understand and work closely to deliver that budget.

Solving Problems and Getting Results
1.      Accept responsibility for resolving a problem to its final conclusion;

2.      Drive achievement and the on-going improvement of business results;

3.      Show dissatisfaction with poor performance and drive processes to achieve business goals;

4.      Strive to achieve agreed deadlines and standards, especially when the going gets tough or the anticipated situation changes;

5.      Review and evaluate proposals in line with broader business strategies;

6.      Know when to move on to the next opportunity and not invest too much time on “spent” business opportunities;

7.      Apply a systematic problem-solving approach to identify causes, explore alternatives and decide on the best course of action to resolve the problem now and into the future.

 

Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as any other relevant supporting documents to careers@260brands.com.

 Please also fill the short survey at the link found here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeA0xQcFbcGP2wv_4-qyhyFZwA2ElWUeXflEAgKlRPJLys84g/viewform?usp=sf_link

ROLE PROFILE
Position:              Quality Controller  

Business:             Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Work-level:        Junior Management (J4)

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Quality Manager

Job purpose
Reporting to Quality Manager, the Quality Controller plays a critical role in implementing and enforcing the quality management systems developed by the Quality Manager at 260 Brands, from receipt of all materials, to processing, packaging, distribution and products on the shelf. The overall aim of the Quality Controller is to contribute to the departments efforts to minimize and extinguish quality complaints, contribute towards HAACP and ISO certification (among others), and ensure wastage is minimized to improve company profitability.
Key responsibilities
1.      Monitor and control quality assurance of whole value chain in collaboration with production supervisors and other relevant staff in the designated plant according to quality management systems in place, including but not limited to SOPs on batch code, weight of product, personal hygiene programs, pest control programs, cleaning programs, product receiving programs, receiving inspections, wastage control, sweeping plan, etc.

2.      Conducting tests and sampling on 260 Brands products to ensure compliance with quality standards

3.      Record keeping and filing of test results, incoming raw materials and other quality management system procedures

4.      Monitor and report on any wastage occurrences in plant

Key Qualifications & Requirements
Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years, preferably in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) industry.
  • Education Level: Grade 12 certificates, Diploma
  • Qualifications: Quality Control, Food Science

Skills:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba
  • Personality: Self-motivated, Completing tasks on Time.

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to careers@260brands.com

ROLE PROFILE
Position:              Agronomist

Business:             Two Six Zero Brands Africa

Work-level:        Junior Management (J4)

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Supply Chain Manager

Job purpose
The Agronomist is to assist the Supply Chain Manager in grain procurement from 260 Brands’ small holder farmer base, supporting the Regional Manager with procurement activities with small holder farmers. The Agronomist will also carry out critical training and sensitization meetings with the local small holder farming community, working to improve yields and impact with small holder farmers. The Agronomist is expected to be based at 260 Brands’ depot in Kasama, Northern Province. The work will be carried out primarily in Northern, Muchinga and Luapula provinces, with potential opportunities to travel to other areas as well.
Key responsibilities
  1. Evaluate and recruit small holder farmers and negotiate off take agreements
  2. Deliver agricultural extension services to the local small holder farming community
  3. Train the local small holder farming community in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), Conservation Agriculture among other topics
  4. Carry out relevant community meetings to inform the small holder farming community of relevant updates, spread awareness of 260 Brands’ procurement activities and sensitize small holder farmers on various matters
  5. Carry out small holder farmer location mapping
  6. Communicate directly with the Project Manager amongst others regarding project activities
  7. Visit and assess the hectorage and yields of farmer fields in anticipation of the harvest season
  8. Conduct procurement of crops from small holder farmers in soya and maize, among others, during harvest season
  9. Identify and execute cost optimizations of the grain procurement process
  10. Conduct weekly and monthly small holder farmer activity reporting
Key Qualifications & Requirements
  1. Diploma in Agriculture or equivalent
  2. Language: Fluent in English, Bemba and Nyanja
  3. 3 years relevant work experience in the agricultural sector as an agronomist or extension officer
  4. Extensive knowledge of organic farming and organic certification requirements
  5. Extensive knowledge of small-scale agribusiness and farming
  6. Skills: Excellent coordination, training and communication skills
  7. Be willing to relocate in Kasama, Northern Province

For all interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume as well as copies of your educational qualifications to careers@260brands.com.

Please also fill the short survey at the link found here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe3aEH1WSQFpSzOVWEx9A6JqCAc3Nn5Jdme07pHwV_Abmhe4A/viewform?usp=sf_link

ROLE PROFILE
Position:              Production Supervisor  

Business:             Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Work-level:        Junior Management (J4)

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to:         Production Manager

Job purpose
Reporting to Production Manager, the Supervisor plays a critical role in day-to-day operations of the entire production line. This includes the control of manpower, machine-man power utilization, maintaining hygiene on the shop floor, quality of production, sanitization and bulk loading and unloading of materials.
Key responsibilities
1.      Monitor and control manpower plan for production planning requirements

2.      Supervise the utilization of manpower.

3.      Maintain the hygiene level of plant as per company policy.

4.      Control quality of product including items related to batch code, weight of product, hygiene, wastage control, sweeping plan etc.

5.      Maintain clean and safe equipment and work area

6.      Manage and control all inventory on shop floor

7.      Maintain food safety standards, personnel hygiene and PPE for all staff.

8.      Day to day recording of production data

9.      Day to day coordination with production/shift manager to optimize machine utilization.

10.   Motivate team to increase efficiency of manpower and machinery.

11.   Maintain overall sanitization of plant.

Key Qualifications & Requirements
Experience:

  1. Minimum of 3 years, preferably in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) industry.
  2. Education Level: Grade 12 certificates, Diploma
  3. Qualifications: Diploma and/or degree in Production Management or other relevant field
  4. Good knowledge of Microsoft office.
  5. Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba
  6. Abilities: proven abilities of a quality supervisor background.
  7. Personality: Self-motivated, Completing tasks on Time.
Contact
For all interested candidates, please email a CV and relevant qualifications to careers@260brands.com with “Production Supervisor” in the subject line
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