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Trade Development Representative at Poa Internet

00100, Nairobi Kenya
June 4, 2024
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Job Description

Trade Development Representative at Poa Internet

Mission Statement for the Role:

Recruit and develop a highly efficient commission-only sales agents team to meet the business objectives of the organisation.

Overall Responsibility:

Recruit, engage, activate and generate revenue from commission-only sales agents. Leverage business by activating and improving commission-only agent productivity.


Responsible for hitting a target of 673 new installations within the first 12 months of joining, by adhering to the prescribed sales process laid by Poa Internet.


Responsible for recruiting a team of 59 commission-only sales agents in the first 12 months from the joining date.


  • Nairobi East  (Jogoo Road, Umoja, Kayole and its environs)
  • Nairobi West (Kibera, Kawangware, Kinoo  and its environs)

Key SMART Results for A-Player

Recruit a team of new sales agents within the first 12 months from date of joining, target breakdown as follows: 

  • First 3 months: 18 New Sales Agents
  • 4 to 6 months: 15 New Sales Agents
  • 7 to 9 months: 14 New Sales Agents
  • 10 to 12 months: 12 New Sales Agents

Ensure there are active sales agents at any given month, definition of active sales agent is at least 1 install per agent per month, target breakdown as follows:

  • First 3 months: 24 Active Sales Agents
  • 4 to 6 months: 49 Active Sales Agents
  • 7 to 9 months: 69 Active Sales Agents
  • 10 to 12 months: 84 Active Sales Agents

Responsible to meet monthly sales targets through active sales agents under your supervision, breakdown as follows:

  • First 3 months : 74 Sales
  • 4 to 6 months: 145 Sales
  • 7 to 9 months: 205 Sales
  • 10 to 12 months: 249 Sales

Ensure all physical outlets have point of sale material in place at all times and are regularly reviewed for 100% compliance by Marketing or Centre Of Excellence Team from Poa Internet – Monthly.

Level of Management Experience Required (Mandatory & Nice to Have)

  • Mid supervisory level management with not less than 3 years of sales experience, 1 yr of which should have been leading sales team of not less than 5 people.

Department stage of development where this role sits


Key Competencies Criticality (H, M, L)

  • History of recruiting and managing exceptional high performing commission only sales agents while delivering results including retail agents/dealers, foot soldiers and centre of influence people – H
  • Proven track record of exceeding the sales budgets by leading a commission only model – H
  • Must have worked full time in field, demonstrating / observing sales processes for efficiencies – H
  • Should be adaptable, open to learning, and able to adjust strategies to meet changing customer needs and market conditions – M
  • Good knowledge of agency sales model and must demonstrate understanding of how to manage, motivate and drive performance through agents and indirect channels – H
  • Staying informed about industry trends, competitors, and the latest advancements in home internet space in Kenya – M
  • Should be able to manage the entire sales process efficiently, from initial contact to post-sale referral leads for sales Agents – M

Mandatory Criteria if Any with no exceptions to hire:

  • Must have led a team of Commission Sales Agents and delivered high sales numbers.
  • Must have demonstrated training and development opportunities to help agents improve their sales skills. This includes product knowledge training, sales techniques, and objection handling.
  • Must possess good analytical skills: Analyzing sales data, trends, and performance metrics is important. Must have used this data to make informed decisions and optimize sales strategies.

Trade Development Representative at Poa Internet