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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Agricultural Sales Operations Manager Job at SolarNow Services - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Agricultural Sales Operations Manager

Jobs at:
SolarNow Services

Deadline of this Job:
15th May 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports To: Country Sales Manager
About the job
The Agricultural Sales Operations Manager (ASOM) is responsible for implementing a sales plan for new agricultural product lines within SolarNow’s branch network country wide and in other countries. The ASOM shall support the agricultural sales teams in their operation, track client satisfaction, and build strong partnerships with key players in the agricultural sector to boost the promotion and sales of the new agricultural products and services.

Key Responsibilities.

  • Lead strategy development for the new product lines through the development of proposed activities.
  • Manage the Sales Operations team to deliver effectively on the agreed strategy and objectives, including budget development and team resourcing.
  • Execute innovative marketing strategy that targets emergent farmers as prospect clients
  • Liaise with relevant SolarNow departments to roll-out successful marketing activities to branch network
  • Piloting and roll out of sales strategy within SolarNow’s branch network.
  • Ensure the productivity targets are met through executing on time and manner the sales and marketing strategy.
  • Ensure that the client´s PAR30 and PAR90 are maintained under control
  • Ensure that client satisfaction at every touch point of the Customer Journey is high in order to obtain more referrals.
  • Responsible to have a motivated and satisfied team, which will contribute to achieving the above mentioned targets
  • Experience in implementing market-based solutions within large-scale agricultural sector development programmes and managing interventions to enhance competitiveness in the agricultural sector
  • Comprehensive understanding of the constraints faced by farmers in accessing inputs and services coupled with in-depth exposure to farming systems and regulatory needs will be regarded as an added advantage.

Key Skills and Competencies.

  • Strong leadership and people management
  • Good communication ability
  • Performance management
  • Problem solving
  • Strong decision making ability
  • Result oriented
  • Customer oriented
Conditions and Benefits.
SolarNow offers industry standard remuneration & lunch. The place of work is at SolarNow’s HQ in Kampala (Uganda) but will require regular travel within Uganda and/or East Africa.
Education background.
Candidate must have preferably a Masters or Bachelors in Agricultural engineering, Agricultural Economics, Marketing/ Sales, or similar field.
About SolarNow
SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 47 branches throughout Uganda, 12 more branches in Kenya, and employs over 800 people.
Job application procedure
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