Optical Trainee Program

Job Description

The Optical Trainees will be part of our B2C team in Kenya in one of our optical centers.

The Optical Trainees will shadow the Optometrist to conduct vision tests within our optical centers. He/she shall also be involved in sales and marketing of Lapaire products and services.

Lapaire Optical Trainee Program

Module 1: The Lapaire Offer

What Lapaire is all about, what we do, what we offer and how we do it

Module 2: Freshworks CRM

Learn about Freshworks and how it works (attach/paste the training doc)

Module 3: Frames

Get to know the various types, shapes and names of Lapaire frames that are named after African cities

Module 4: Optical Lenses

Aim to refresh their memory on the various types of lenses and their uses as well as training about their prices and how to prescribe them

Module 5: Refraction & Optical Techniques

Theoretical and practical training on Refraction using a trial lens kit as well as other Optical techniques and tools like Eyenetra etc.

Module 6: Sales & Marketing

Training them on Sales and Marketing techniques like how to overcome sales objections and sales arguments to use after conducting a vision test

Candidate profile

Graduated or anticipating graduation with a degree or diploma in Optometry.

Minimum of 3 months experience in a similar role (employment, internship or clinical rotation) is required to be considered for this role.

Possessing sales & marketing skills would be an advantage.

The candidate should be comfortable using new technologies, mobile apps and software on phone & computer.

Personal skills to be successful in this role

Altruism: Money is important but helping others is even more important to you.
Empathy: You naturally connect to any type of people, you listen people’s need and understand their problem to answer it.
Passionate: You love your work and wish to improve people’s sight and lives.
Dynamic: You never lack of energy to welcome a client.
Discipline: You can effectively manage your priorities and your time.
Reactive & mobile: You are able to work fast (but well) when needed.
Team spirit: You like sharing knowledge with the rest of your team, inspire a team.


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About Lapaire Glasses

Lapaire is a dynamic and engaged panafrican startup disrupting the eyewear market in Africa. At Lapaire, we believe that everyone should be able to see well! Unfortunately, getting quality prescription glasses still remains tedious and costly. This is why we offer free vision tests and affordable eyeglasses . We are committed to delivering a unique experience to our customers, and a product that fits their needs so that buying eyeglasses becomes a real pleasure. We provide tailored support to our customers in every stage of their purchase: 24/7 online chat to answer their questions, mobile clinics offering free vision tests, online shop, free delivery and installments payments. Our ambition is to make eyeglasses accessible to ALL in Africa! Lapaire is already present in Kenya, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali and plans to open more countries in 2020, of which Benin, Togo, Guinea. Join the journey now, to be part of the eyecare revolution in Africa!