Country Sales Manager - Financial Sector/Insurance

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

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Looking for COUNTRY SALES MANAGER to work for a well established financial institution in Dar es Salaam.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development, implementation and periodic review of company sales strategic plan.  
  • Guide the sales team to ensure the company grows and defends its market share.
  • Overall responsibility for directing, guiding, managing and supporting the sales team to ensure the team achieves agreed sales targets. 
  • Overall responsibility for determining manpower requirements, recruitment, training, performance evaluations and career development for the sales team to ensure the company attracts, motivates and retains high performing sales staff.
  • Oversee monitoring of customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts and segmentation of the market to offer tailor made products and services.
  • Liaise with operations team to manage quality of business, retention of existing business, collection of premiums from brokers/agents, productivity and overall sales performance of each distribution channel.
  • Oversee gathering of market intelligence statistics to facilitate development of strategies to give the company a competitive advantage in it product offering.
  • Ensure good relationship with brokers, agents and corporate clients through excellent customer service, handling customer complaints and organizing meetings with current and prospective customers.
  • Participate in new product design and launch to ensure client needs are addressed.
  • Manage sales costs to ensure profitability.
  • Deliver on performance requirements as defined in sales department strategy map, balanced scorecard and personal scorecard. 


  • Bachelor degree. MBA is an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years successful sales management experience three of which must be in a management position (financial/Telecom sector preferred). 
  • Proven experience as a Sales Manager within a Financial Services Industry (Banking and Finance/ Insurance).
  • Extensive experience in ensuring sales targets are met through managing the entire sales process from prospecting to closure. 
  • A demonstrated track record in sales to enhance the overall top line performance of a company.