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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sales & Marketing Manager Job at Brac - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Sales & Marketing Manager

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Deadline of this Job:
Not later than 28th May, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
BRAC, one of the largest Non-Governmental Development Organization in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance. BRAC Uganda Social Enterprise Program, a component of BRAC Uganda, is engaged in the commercial production and sale of high quality seeds and tissue culture plantlets among other activities. The core aim of the program is to ensure availability of high quality planting materials to farmers at fair prices which enhance achievement of food security, reduction of hunger and sustainable agricultural production. For more information please visit BRAC's website BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the available vacant position
BRAC UGANDA, Social Business Enterprise Program
BRAC social enterprises provide value chain linkages, support employment for poor communities and generate profits which contribute to our development programmes. ln Uganda the social enterprise was started by establishing an in-house seed production and processing center at Nakaseke.
Job Title : Sales & Marketing Manager
Reports to : General Manager, BRAC Uganda Social Enterprise
Location : Kampala with frequent travel to the field
Core Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop, refine & implement strategic sales & marketing plans to achieve enterprise objectives and optimize business growth opportunities
  • Develop product positioning, packing, credit scheme and price strategy to grow market share
  • Direct sales forecasting, set performance goals, develop market channels and coordinate sales distribution.
  • Optimize & standardize sales & marketing processes both in the office & in the field.
  • Ensure effective control of sales & marketing results and implement effective corrective measures as may be required
  • Plan and oversee advertising and promotion activities while maintaining sales and marketing metrics on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  •  Establish an assessable reporting system for sales and marketing
  • Monitor competitor products, sales & marketing activities to understand the macro market situation and guide appropriate interventions
  • Establish & maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners ,
  • Oversee sales & marketing team training & development, retention and general performance management.
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in marketing. A Masters in Business Administration with bias in Marketing is added advantage.
  • 5 years’ experience in managing large & geographically spread sales & marketing teams. FMCG Sales and Marketing experience is highly preferred.
  •  Solid background in developing & managing sales in a dynamic business environment.
  • Demonstrated previous success in setting and achieving stretch sales target .
  •  Excellent communication skills to persuade motivate & negotiate effective business partnerships & relationships
  • Ability to supervise, motivates, inspire and establish trust among team members
  • Strong organization, coordination & networking skills
  •  Pro-active issues management skills and decision making ability
  •  Willingness to travel frequently, Proficiency in local languages is a plus
Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications, must submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae (including: Date of birth, Education qualification, language proficiency, work experience, Salary expectation and at least 3 referees in Ms. Office Word Document), All Scanned copies of academic /other supporting documents, MUST BE IN ONE PDF FILE. ln total, there must only be 2 attachments sent to , Not later than 28th May, 2017 The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly.
NB. Only Soft Copy Applications will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position is open for Ugandan nationals only.