Job Alert: Sales Engineer for Nigeria


Our Client is a conglomerate, active in five key sectors: Construction, Industrial Chemicals, Agrochemicals, Machinery Parts and Power. The company was established in 2002 and has four branches in Kano, Ibadan, Abuja and Lagos. They now have an opening for a Sales Engineer for Nigeria.

Job Profile

As a sales engineer, the candidate is required to combine technical knowledge with sales skills. The balance depends on the level of technical knowledge and understanding he/she needs to sell the company’s product and to respond to clients' queries.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Travel on daily basis to different areas (point of sales) where to meet old customers and create new ones in order to promote company’s products;
  • Provide complete and appropriate solutions for every customer to achieve sales’ goal and maximize customer’s satisfaction; 
  • Execute all transactions quickly and accurately; 
  • Communicate positively with store team members, customers;
  • Maintain a fit and healthy technology mind; 
  • Utilize company’s resources effectively, including inventory and advertising;
  • Greet customers, determine their needs and provide information on the type, and comparative quality of the merchandise desired as well as suggest an appropriate selection of complimentary merchandise; 
  • Recommend selections that meet the customers’ needs, and emphasize selling points of items such as quality and utility;
  • Assist in keeping pricing current on merchandise.
Key Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 6-7 years of experience in sales will be an advantage;
  • Pleasant and outgoing personality;
  • Customers’ service orientated;
  • Committed, positive and hardworking;
  • MS Excel and PowerPoint experience is required;
  • Good track record in sales;
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both written and spoken;
  • Able to persuade and influence others;
  • Able to develop and deliver presentations;
  • Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques.
Working conditions: 

Work is performed in an outdoor office environment.