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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Product Manager Job at Uganda Baati Limited - Career Opportunity in Ugand

Vacancy title:
Product Manager

Jobs at:
Uganda Baati Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, 14th October 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Uganda Baati Ltd is a member of the Safal Group of companies the Africa's largest producer of steel roofing and the pioneer in the production of Aluminium Zinc coated steel on the continent. The company is a leading manufacturer of roofing sheets and allied products with branches in Kampala, Arua and Tororo.
We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of “PRODUCT MANAGER  STEEL MERCHANTING & TRADED PRODUCTS reporting to the Head of Sales. This is a senior level position that requires an individual who is able to demonstrate high level of commercial knowledge in long steel products (Hollow sections, Wire Products, Angles, reinforced bars, Z-purlins, light gauge truss system etc.).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: .
  • Managing the profitable sale of long products.
  •  Working with the marketing team to define the go-to-market strategy, product positioning and promotions.
  • Engaging the various stakeholders like Architects, Building Engineers & Surveyors, Contractors and the Distribution Channels through various fora.
  • Continuous new product development based on research in Domestic as well as in Export markets.
  • Provide oversight and direction to Supply Chain on product sourcing and volume requirements.
  •  Provide input for strategic competition analysis and product pricing.
  • Work closely with other segment managers to ensure execution of all segment strategies for strategic products as well as new product offerings.
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the sales force with technical, educational and selling skills and support materials.
The Successful applicant must possess the following:
  •  A Bachelor’s degree in any Engineering field, or equivalent with commercial flair.
  • A minimum of 7 years exposure to sale of similar product line.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Good analytical skills with strong attention to detail.
Job application procedure
Suitably qualified applicants should submit their CV to the Human Resources Manager at: careers.ubl@safalgroup.com  . 
Closing date for applications is Saturday, 14th October 2017.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.