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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Marketing Manager Job at Soroti Fruits Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Marketing Manager

Jobs at:
Soroti Fruits Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 22nd March 2019
Duty Station:
Soroti , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 8th March 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 2000000 , Minimum: 1400000 , Maximum: 6000000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:
SOROTI FRUITS LIMITED (SOFTE) is a fruit processing plant and a subsidiary of Uganda Development Corporation (UDC). The company islo produce ready to drink fruit juice as well as concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges, Mangoes and Pineapples. SOFTEtherefore invites applications from stable candidates to the vacant position below
1. Job Title & Number of Vacancies: Marketing Manager (1)
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Duty Station Soroti
Job Summary:
The Marketing Manager will be the lead person in the implementation of the Marketing and Sales Strategy
Main Duties
• Ensure that periodical market research activities are undertaken on fruit juice market in order to develop and maintain an appropriate product mix and marketing strategies
• Putin place a pricing strategy that will ensure effective market penetration in the targeted markets and maximize profits for the company
• Organize and manage the launch of the SOFTE brand on the market:
• Promote and position SOFTE brand and products on the market;
• Establish and manage a distribution strategy that will ensure effective penetration of SOFTE brand and products in the targeted markets
• Develop and implement an elective export marketing strategy
• Maintain good public and media relations by winning the support al media institutions, media managers and reporters;
• Supervise, coordinate and appraise the performance of the marketing team
• Ensure that SOFTE teams offer good customer service throughout all business interaction with customers
• Any other official duties as may be assigned by the CEO
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• A Master's Degree in Business Administration Marketing Option), Marketing or related degree
• A professional membership qualification e.g. Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is an added advantage.
• At least 8 years working as a Marketing or Sales Manager in a First Moving Consumer Goods organization.
• Should be result oriented, team player with a high degree of professionalism.
• Good communication skills
• Proficiency in relevant computer packages
• Should have good leadership skills

Job application procedure
Applications accompanied with detailed curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to
The Chief Executive Officer,
Soroti Fruits Limited,
Plot 1-4, Pineapple Road, Soros Industrial & Business Park, Arapai,
P.O.Box 154, Soroti.
Online Applications: hr_softe@udc.go.ug
Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 22nd March 2019