Sales Executive at TakaTaka Solutions

Takataka Solutions

 Kenya
Last Seen: 26th November 2021

Company NameTakataka Solutions

Job TypeFull Time


At TakaTaka Solutions, We collect your waste like every other waste collector, but, instead of taking it to a landfill, we take it to our own sites, where we sort the waste, and then recycle 95% either ourselves or through our local partners. This represents one of the highest recycling rates in the world.

Summary of Role

TakaTaka Solutions is looking to recruit passionate sales team member(s) to sell our waste collection services to a variety of urban waste producers (middle-income, high- income and commercial clients).

The candidate will report to the Chief of Sales. The candidate is expected to spend the majority of time in the field.

Specific Responsibilities
  1. Direct selling of waste collection services to residential and commercial properties
  2. Building of leads with caretakers, landlords and real estate managers that can be converted into sales
  3. Navigating the sales process, to discern who the decision-making process is for the prospect
  4. Advise and collaborative work with the prospect on the type of service they need
  5. Collaborate with internal team to design appropriate solutions for more complex services
  6. Proactively help customer by answering questions and responding to their request
  7. Send appropriate information and technical reports to the clients for quotation
  8. Manage existing clients, to ensure contracts get renew or renegotiate terms
  9. Daily and weekly reporting to the Sales Team Manager
  10. Manage leads tracking, online database, and scheduling
  11. Prepare client specific questions before a site visit, ensuring visits are taken place on the day of the collection or as close to the day of collection as possible
  12. Follow up with newly signed commercial clients to ensure service quality
Qualifications and Skills
  1. At least 1-2 years’ work experience in sales with high performance
  2. Previous experience in solution selling of complex products or services (as opposed to selling of physical products like FMCG). Example segments include: facility management, security, IT.
  3. Diploma or bachelor’s degree
  4. Highly analytical and systematic approach to sales
  5. –    Fluent in English and Swahili
  6. Competent in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint,
Attributes We Look for:
  1. Excellent communicator
  2. Collaborative and thrive in a team environment where ideas build on one another
  3. Excited by and open to new ideas and new way of doing things
  4. Creative and contribute new ideas and ways of improving the team
  5. High preparedness and ability to be adaptable without complaining
  6. When problem arise, see the possibilities rather than blocks
  7. Able to work under pressure
  8. Able to work in multi-cultural environment
  9. High level of empathy and patience
  10. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and strong work ethic
  11. High regard for time management
  12. Willingness to take additional areas of responsibility relevant to the role
  13. A high level of commitment to TakaTaka Solutions’ value and objectives
  14. A highly responsible approach to all tasks

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