Sales and Marketing Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Authority – Marketing Manager

Job Title: Marketing Manager
We are retained by Uganda Wildlife Authority to assist identify qualified, experienced and competent individuals of integrity to fill seven senior positions in its headquarters in Kampala.
UWA is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. It was established in 1996 by the Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000.  Its mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas in Uganda in partnership with the neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.
Our Client, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for high caliber, self-motivated and results oriented Ugandan professionals to fill the posts. This position is for a period of four years, renewable.
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Tourism and Business Services, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for planning, coordinating and managing UWA’s marketing functions in accordance with UWA’s mission and strategic plan. He/she will ensure UWA brand remains high to maximize its visibility locally and globally.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Develop, manage and review integrated and comprehensive marketing strategies, annual marketing plans and branding activities to achieve financial and non-financial targets
·         Develop, manage and monitor the communication and presentation of marketing programs to both internal and external stakeholders, so as to promote understanding and buy-in of the marketing plans and objectives
·         Develop annual departmental plans and budgets line with the Department’s mission and objectives
·         Develop, monitor, review and implement the customer care strategy and activities of UWA to meet the marketing objectivities and enhance UWA ‘s image in the marketplace.
·         Initiate, develop and monitor mechanisms to designating marketing activities and distributing marketing materials both locally and internationally in line with the marketing plan and strategic objectives.
·         Initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of local, regional and international market research survey strategies to identify product trends, clientele segment and UWA’s competitors in line with the departmental procedures.
·         Develop and maintain strategic alliances with the media service providers including local and international media houses
·         Prepare quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports on departmental performance and submit them to UWA Management in line with the departmental reporting guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Degree in business administration, marketing, tourism or related field
·         Professional qualification in Marketing (CIMA) is an advantage.
·         Postgraduate qualification in natural resource management, marketing or Tourism is an advantage.
·         Knowledge of relevant foreign language would be an advantage.
·         Minimum of 5 years working experience in marketing roles in the tourism and wildlife sector preferably in both private and public sectors with at least 3 years acquired in a senior management position.
·         Good interpersonal, management, communication, analytical decision making and negotiation skills.
·         Must be computer literate (MS-Office)
How to Apply
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256-414-235 944
Deadline:  8th October, 2012.
Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.
Note:
Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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