Marketing & Sales Manager Job Placement – Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)

Organisation: Uganda
Development Corporation (UDC)
Project Name: Soroti Fruit Factory (SOFTE)
Duty Station: Soroti, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager/
Chief Executive Officer
About Us:
Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) has been revived as an investment
arm through which Government will invest in strategic Sectors of the economy in
partnership with the private sector to trigger industrial and economic
development of the country. The mandate of UDC is to promote and facilitate the
industrial and economic development of Uganda. One of the current projects UDC
is implementing is the Soroti Fruit factory (SOFTE).
Job Summary: The Marketing
& Sales Manager will be the lead person in the implementation of the
Marketing and Sales Strategy.
Key Duties and
  • In charge of supervising, coordinating and
    appraising the performance of the marketing team
  • Ensuring that periodical market research
    activities are undertaken on fruit juice market in order to develop and
    maintain an appropriate product mix and marketing strategies
  • Putting in place a pricing strategy that
    will ensure effective penetration in the targeted markets and maximum
    profits for the company;
  • Organizing and managing the launch the
    SOFTE plant and brand on the market;
  • In charge of promoting and positing SOFTE
    brand on the market;
  • Managing a distribution strategy that will
    ensure effective penetration of SOFTE brand and products in the targeted
  • Responsible for formulating and
    implementing an effective export marketing strategy
  • Maintaining good public and media
    relations by winning the support of media institutions, media managers and
  • Ensuring that SOFTE teams offer good
    customer service throughout all business interaction with customers.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Masters Degree
    in Business Administration, 
    Marketing or related degree
  • Professional membership qualification e.g.
    Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
  • A minimum of five years’ experience as a
    Marketing or Sales Manager in a First Moving Consumer Goods organization.
  • Should be result oriented, team player
    with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer packages.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Age: Above 30 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications
accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and
certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should
be addressed to:
The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
Uganda Development Corporation,
Floor 5, Soliz House,
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 7042 Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 7th
October, 2016
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