Food Technologist / Culinary Arts Trainer - Placement Point (Pty) Ltd, Kenya

  • Kenya
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: FMCG
  • Posted by Placement Point (Pty) Ltd on Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Reference: DSFTA
  • Apply before Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 41 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Placement Point (Pty) Ltd

A dynamic company based in Nairobi is looking for a Food Technologist / Culinary Arts Trainer


  • Not overseeing any staff
  • Will be training a lot of people in the various stores
  • Sole function is to train and evaluate staff in the various stores
  • To grow and manage the retail and generate growth in your allocated area


  • Measure own monthly performance of the retail category and adjust plans where necessary to achieve the budget
  • To assist the aggressive growth of the retail category in the allocated area by working closely with the Key Account Manager (the goal is maximising growth per annum)
  • To ensure that your personal business expenditure (petty’s, accommodation, travel, fuel etc) is reconciled and submitted for reimbursement within a day of returning from the trip


  • To implement channel marketing and selling plans for own Region which delivers high growth
  • To review monthly personal performance regarding sales achieved
  • Work closely your manager, whilst gaining insights from what is happening from Head Office to continue to facilitate NPD to drive ongoing innovation and market competitiveness


  • To support aggressive growth via all sub-categories for the company in the retail sector, per annum in volume terms
  • To maintain and strengthen existing customer relations ships (80%) and find new business (20%) through; leads follow up, cold callage, door to door sales
  • Drive the Health and Safety agenda with customers for managing safety and hygiene at all times
  • Ensure that calling cycles are established, and customers’ needs are adequately met
  • To assist with National and Regional store promotional activities
  • To personally establish sustainable relationships with the all agreed Customers in Kenya


  • To align to the company Code of Conduct
  • To align to the comapny Value System and Workplace Values
  • To follow a personal skills development plan which will improve your functional competence

Candidate Requirements


  • Salary is 60 000 KES per month
  • English and Kiswahili (Bilingual)
  • Own vehicle and valid drivers license (preferable)
  • Highly presentable to customers
  • High School Certificate (essential)
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts or equivalent (preferable)
  • Diploma in Food Technology or equivalent (preferable)
  • Demonstrable numerical skills
  • Experience in a customer facing sales role
  • Demonstrable experience in food preparation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Marketing experience
  • Is a team player who embraces a common business agenda.
  • Thrives in a growing organisation
  • Is entrepreneurial
  • Has a high degree of ethics and actively promotes the Company’s value system
  • Works with people to uplift and empower them
  • Has a mind set of “Finishing today’s work, today”
  • Has an obsession with delivering added value to customers and colleagues

Computer Literacy:

  • Demonstrable computer literacy experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
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About Placement Point (Pty) Ltd

Placement Point (Pty) Ltd previously known as First Time Placement cc (Parkwood Branch) has been providing unique excellence to the recruitment industry since 1990.

We are a “hands – on” personalised generalist recruitment agency that provides for both the needs of the employer and the employee. 
As a Generalist Recruitment Agency we recruit across the board from junior to senior level positions. 

Our expertise include (but are not limited to):

Finance / Accounts / Tax
Senior Management 
Office Support 
Sales / Marketing 
Human Resources
Information Technology 
Hospitality / Travel