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Area Sales Managers x2

Yalelo is a leading supplier and pioneer of aquaculture in Zambia, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. Founded in 2011, we have grown quickly to become the leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa. We breed and grow our tilapia on the shores of Lake Kariba and sell our product fresh nation-wide.

Yalelo is looking for a highly motivated Area Sales Managers x 2 to achieve maximum volume growth, brand visibility, recommended pricing, volume and profit growth and the creation of value for retail and wholesale trade of Zambia’s #1 fish within an assigned territory in line with the designated area plan (i.e., Chingola x 1 and Lusaka x 1)


  • Maximizing sales of Yalelo products within geographical area
  • Reaching the targets and goals set for your area
  • Establishing, maintaining and expanding your customer base
  • Servicing the needs of your existing customers
  • Ensuring that retail outlet teams operate according to SOPs
  • Increasing business opportunities through various routes to market
  • Cascading your targets to retail outlet teams under supervision
  • Recruiting and training sales staff
  • Developing and implementing sales strategies to maximize volume in geographical area
  • Monitoring your team’s performance and motivating them to reach targets
  • Compiling and analysing sales figures
  • Possibly dealing with some major customer accounts yourself
  • Collecting customer feedback and market research
  • Reporting to senior managers
  • Keeping up to date with products and competitors


  1. Degree holder of BSc in Commerce, Economics, Marketing or other relevant discipline.
  2. Language Skills: English, Nyanja, Bemba
  3. 1 – 3 years’ experience in FMCG sector (cold-chain would be advantageous)
  4. Valid driver’s license (Manual/Auto) with a minimum of 2 years’ experience
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to confidently address and present to a range of audiences.
  6. MS Office skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  7. Resilient, persistent and driven.
  8. Team player and self-driven.

Person Specification

  • Ability to work Monday to Saturday
  • Based in Lusaka but with 25 – 30% inter-provincial travel
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Dedicated team player who takes initiative, is detail oriented, organized and has proven ability to follow up tasks through to quality completion
  • Quick thinking and able to self-manage.
  • Comfortable working with internal and external parties
  • Customer service oriented
  • Self-starter who is able to meet tight deadlines
  • Problem solving ability


If you’re confident that you’re the right fit for the role, please email you CV to careers@yalelo.com , by 23 August 2018. Please be sure to mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as your source of this job advert.

How to Apply

To apply for this job email your details to careers@yalelo.com

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