The Standard group comprises The Standard newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, KTN News, Radio Maisha, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services. The Group is looking for a qualified, experienced and self- motivated individual to fill the position of Occupational Safety and Health Officer.
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Business Executive VAS

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldSales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development 

As part of strengthening our operations, the Commercial Department is looking for an ambitious professional to join our team.



  • The Standard Group PLC is a licensed Premium Rate Service Provider (PRSP) and is looking for candidates who will generate revenue for the group through servicing and recruiting Value Added Service (VAS) clients who purchase Bulk
  • SMS, USSD, Short codes and IVR.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Selling Bulk SMS, Shortcodes, USSD and other VAS products to various Clients ranging from NGO’s, SME’s, MME’s and Large Enterprises
  • Build contacts with potential clients to create new business opportunities for VAS
  • Delivering invoices and statements to clients and following up regarding payment terms
  • Liaising with Credit Control and clients regarding payment terms, debt collection and maintaining collection timelines.
  • Maintaining close and effective contact with clients, and carrying out necessary public relations initiatives to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Understand customer needs and develop plans to address them
  • Attending daily sales review meetings for updates and feedback
  • Preparing daily itineraries, weekly schedules and sales review reports
  • Developing and growing new products to increase market share and revenue
  • Executing sales and liaising with the relevant persons and ensuring the final product is as agreed with the client
  • Expand the relationships with existing customers by continuously proposing solutions that meet their objectives


Academic and Professional Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Business communication or a related field from a recognized institution

1 year’s relevant experience in VAS or PRSP Sales


  • Strong analytical, negotiation, digital and presentation skills
  • Good presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to work under pressure
  • Passionate, positive attitude, ambitious, self-driven, organized, decisive and assertive

Method of Application

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than 10/03/2021.

The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

Interested and qualified? Go to Standard Group on to apply