4 Account Manager Job Vacancies – Rift Valley Railways (RVR)

Job Title:      Account Manager (4 Job Vacancies)

Organization: Rift Valley
Railways (RVR)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Sales Manager
About US:
Rift Valley Railways is the region’s oldest socio-economic binding
asset and currently operates a total of 2541.44 kilometers of track network
linking the shores of the Indian Ocean to the agriculturally rich hinterland of
the Kenya Highlands and into Kampala, Uganda on the shores of Lake Victoria in
a 25-year concession agreement originally signed in 2006.
Job Summary: The Account
Manager builds, strengthens and maintains working relationships with
strategically nominated customers. The incumbent will be assigned to one or
more large customers and tasked with achieving sales quota and assigned
strategic account objectives.
Key Duties and
  • Work
    closely with Product Managers in developing the right products for the
  • Meets
    assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives.
  • Engage
    clients to create demand for transportation service. Grow clients existing
    business in line with RVR set growth targets.
  • The
    incumbent will negotiate customer agreements on asset turnaround time
    within the approved company standard
  • Follow
    up payments for services provided and invoiced out
  • Establish
    customer requirements and provide information for decision-making and
    preparation of sales reports.
  • Closely
    coordinates company executive involvement with customer management
  • Managing
    customer care in line with the company policy to ensure customer delight.
  • Establishes
    productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned
    customer accounts
  • Proactively
    assesses, clarifies, and validates customer needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Leads
    solution development efforts that best address customer needs.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidates for the Rift Valley Railways Account Manager job
    vacancies must hold University degrees in business, marketing sales or
    relevant professional qualifications.
  • Professional
    qualifications such as CIM or equivalent
  • Broad
    knowledge in custom procedures relating to Transit/Export cargo.
  • Commercial
    acumen and sale closing ability
  • A
    strong commercial awareness in transport and logistics sector
  • The
    incumbent must be a relationship builder, team player with excellent interpersonal
  • Possess
    excellent communication skills.
  • Good
    team player, computer literacy, planning skills, presentation skills,
    numerical and statistics skill
  • Knowledge
    of the Railway sector and client costing will be an added advantage
  • Excellent
    analytical and critical strategic thinking skills.
  • Good
    written and verbal communication abilities.
  • High
    degree of confidentiality and integrity.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated
CV and application letter with copies of academic and professional certificates
The General Manager Human Resources,
Rift Valley Railways Uganda,
P.O. Box 7891 Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 26th
August, 2016

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