Sales Representative (Zanzibar, North & Central Zone)


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flagOnly Open to Tanzanian Nationals

businessManufacturing, Construction


The Sales Representative will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining business relationships with existing and prospective customers to generate new business.


  • Listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale;
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • Responding to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • Gathering market and customer information;
  • Representing their company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • Challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • Creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer;
  • Liaising with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders;
  • Checking the quantities of goods on display and in stock;
  • Prepare sales report as scheduled
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations;
  • Feeding future buying trends back to employers;
  • Attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.
  • Liaise with the Training Centre Manager to facilitate mock ups and training for installers when a project client requests
  • Liaise with finance department to ensure that his/her customers make timely payments
  • Liaise with logistics department to ensure material reaches the customer on time
  • Perform other duties as may be directed (Any Other Duties).

Education and Qualifications

University Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Marketing, or Equivalent.


Minimum two (3) years of experience


  • Good Communication Skills
  • Attention to accuracy                                    
  • Communication and presentation skills                                 
  • Honesty and clear integrity                                    
  • Problem Solving
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Performance oriented




Manufacturing: 3 Years

Construction: 3 Years