Job Title: Product Manager - Labeling & Printing
Organisation: Future Options Consulting Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Future Options Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services which now seeks to recruit on behalf of its valued Client, an established business group that deals in printing. The printing solutions include industrial and commercial printing which includes printing of labels and packaging with HP Indigo 6800 and printing of photo specialty, marketing collaterals, and publishing using HP Indigo 5600.
Job Summary: The Product Manager - Labeling & Printing develops products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.
- Obtains product market share by working with sales director to develop product sales strategies.
- Assesses product market data by visiting customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results.
- The incumbent will assesses market competition by comparing the company’s product to competitors products.
- In charge of preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analysis; answering questions and requests.
- Facilitates inventory turnover and product availability by reviewing and adjusting inventory levels and production schedules.
Key Performance Indicators:
- Approved annual, quarterly and monthly plans
- Percentage of new business acquisition
- Achieve Product sales targets
- Achieve up sell and cross sell targets
- Achieve Client retention target
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing or Business Administration.
- A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience
- Good leadership skills
- Good negotiation and persuasion skills
- Good people management skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with updated curriculum vita via E-mail addressed to: The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NB: Please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.
Deadline: 29th June, 2016
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