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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Agricultural Sales Operations Manager Job at Duma Works - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Agricultural Sales Operations Manager
Jobs at:
Duma Works

Deadline of this Job:
30th March 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring. They are efficiently connecting employers and potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform that fuses traditional human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital process to simplify how growing businesses hire top talent on the African continent. Since 2012, hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used DUMA Works to save time and money when identifying qualified job candidates. They are recruiting for a valuable client, a reputable solar energy for profit company in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Agricultural Sales Operations Manager is responsible for implementing a sales plan for new agricultural product lines within the company’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 Duties and 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 departments to roll-out successful marketing activities to branch network
  •  Piloting and roll out of sales strategy within the 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.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Masters or Bachelors in Agricultural engineering, Agricultural Economics, Marketing/ Sales, or similar field.
  • Strong leadership and people management
  • Good communication ability
  • Performance management
  • Problem solving
  • Strong decision making ability
  • Result oriented
  •  Customer oriented
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to:  with the subject line as “3281”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3281 Okedi Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.
N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.