General Manager Career Opportunity – FMCG Company

Title:    General
Organisation: FMCG
Kampala, Uganda
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for its
valuable client, a leading distributor
currently engaged in the exclusive distribution of leading FMCG brands of a
multinational within the regions of Masaka, Lyantonde and Kyotera with plans
for expansion of its trading territories and /product categories to leverage
and extend its distribution platform.
Job Summary:  The General Manager will play a key leadership
role in building organizational capacity and in driving the company’s continued
growth and profitability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
In charge of the planning, oversight, and ultimate
execution of the company’s strategy and annual operating plan.
Assess the available facilities, operating stock,
infrastructure and other systems and develop a prioritized capital budget.
Work closely with the Executive Chairman on
development and implementation of company sales and distribution philosophy and
Proactive role in building relationships with our
current suppliers and prospective suppliers through regular meetings,
conferences, trade shows and community events.
Steer new business development based on market
analysis – geographical, product growth or acquisition growth.
Work in liaison with the Sales team to ensure best
practices with regards to prospect development, pricing, margins, closing new
business deals and competitive information.
Responsibility for overall stock management via the
management of Depot Managers and Store supervisors.
Coordinate with all other departments to ensure
management is provided with correct and timely information on business results,
trends and opportunities.
Actively promote and maintain a high quality,
professional and service-oriented culture throughout the organization.
Ensure full implementation of industry-standard
safety and environmental practices.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the aforementioned General
manager vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management/Finance
or Supply Chain Management preferred
A minimum of five years’ experience managing all
facets of a FMCG distribution organization.
Significant experience with FMCG, transport, supply
and logistics, with general management and administration experience, as well
as core regional sales management responsibility
Excellent track record in developing and
implementing strategic objectives for the company and personnel.
Prove leadership and excellent communications
Ability to work collaboratively with all departments
within the organization.
High personal drive to consistently meet or exceed
objectives and maintain focus.
Strong and intuitive business acumen, with excellent
knowledge of FMCG, cost and margins.
Excellent analytical skills focused on problem
solving and process improvement.
Proactive leader who identifies business
Adept at presenting to Directors as well as
mentoring in the field.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on
the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web
link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The
applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word
or PDF format will be considered.
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