17 May 2017

Sales & Marketing Manager Jobs - BRAC International

Job Title:      Sales & Marketing Manager
Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

About US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.

About BRAC Uganda Social Business Enterprise Program:
BRAC social enterprises provide value chain linkages, support employment for poor communities and generate profits which contribute to our development programmes. In Uganda the social enterprise was started by establishing an in-house seed production and processing center at Nakaseke.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will develop, refine and implement strategic sales & marketing plans to achieve enterprise objectives and optimize business growth opportunities
  • Develop product positioning, packing, credit scheme and price strategy to grow market share
  • Direct sales forecasting, set performance goals, develop market channels and coordinate sales distribution.
  • Optimize and standardize sales and marketing processes both in the office & in the field.
  • Ensure effective control of sales & marketing results and implement effective corrective measures as may be required
  • The jobholder will also plan and oversee advertising and promotion activities while maintaining sales and marketing metrics on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Establish an assessable reporting system for sales and marketing
  • Keenly monitor competitor products, sales & marketing activities to understand the macro market situation and guide appropriate interventions
  • Build and maintain relationships with industry influences and key strategic partners
  • Oversee sales and marketing team training & development, retention and general performance management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in marketing. A Masters in Business
  • Administration with bias in Marketing is added advantage.
  • At least five years’ experience in managing large & geographically spread sales & marketing teams. FMCG Sales and Marketing experience is highly preferred.
  • Solid background in developing & managing sales in a dynamic business environment.
  • Demonstrated previous success in setting and achieving stretch sales target
  • Excellent communication skills to persuade, motivate & negotiate effective business partnerships & relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, motivate, inspire and establish trust among team members
  • Excellent organizational, coordination & networking skills
  • Highly pro-active issues management skills and decision making ability
  • Willingness to travel frequently, Proficiency in local languages is a plus

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, updated CVs and academic documents (with transcript) via email to hrd.uganda@brac.net with the position title as subject header addressed to;

The HR Manager,
BRAC Uganda,
P.O. Box 31817, Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 28th May 2017

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