Area Manager Jobs Placement – British American Tobacco (BAT)

Job Title:   Area Manager
Organisation: British
American Tobacco (BAT)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:    
The British
American Tobacco is the only International tobacco group with a significant
interest in tobacco leaf growing which works with thousands of farmers
internationally. BAT runs leaf programmes providing direct agronomy support to
famer from aspects of crop production and environmental best practice. British
American Tobacco is a market leading, global organisation with a long,
established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we
have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly
complex and challenging marketplace.
Job Summary:  The Area Manager will provide leadership
through Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, Management of relationship with
both Internal and external stakeholders, coaching of team and development,
ownership of infrastructure & processes aimed at Trade Marketing and
Distribution (TM&D) excellence with an overall objective of driving
commercial results and maintain alignment with Uganda TM&D marketing
strategy. The incumbent will steer growth by providing guidance and focus
through establishment of clear goals consistent with overall TM&D strategy
for his distributor and Area Team, drive productivity by ensuring that his/ her
team makes commercial decisions that impact positively on both short term and
long term bottom line results through leveraging on risks and opportunities,
drive responsibility by ensuring that team and distributor act within laws and
all activities are guided by regulatory guidelines, and drive a winning
organisation by building enthusiasm, change, passion, team development and
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the BAT Area Manager vacancy
should hold a bachelor’s degree, preferably a business degree in business
administration / marketing.
Possession of an MBA and professional marketing
qualifications are an added advantage;
A minimum of six or more years’ experience in an
FMCG category. The applicant should have held position of Area Manager of
At least four years of trade marketing and
distribution management with good knowledge of trade marketing and distribution
management best practice and demand forecasting;
Proven people leadership skills with ability to
motivate and energise field force team.
Desirable requirements      
Broad knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain
& Finance
How to Apply:
All candidates
who wish to join the British American Tobacco (BAT) should express their
interest by applying online.
Deadline: 26th October, 2015
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