Several Entry Level Sales Officer Job Careers – Awamo Uganda Ltd



Organization: Awamo Uganda
Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala and
Mbarara, Uganda
About US:
Awamo Uganda provides the long awaited solution to the problems of MFIs
and their clients. Awamo is the digital, mobile banking platform and credit
bureau especially designed for MFIs. The biometric technology involved solves
the problem of having too little security by protecting clients data and
reducing fraud.
Job Summary: The Sales
Officer will be tasked with selling and marketing the company’s products. Sales
is the first point of contact between awamo and the clients. The role entails
selling and marketing the company’s products, approaching potential customers
with the aim of winning new business, building and maintaining good
relationships with existing clients and gaining repeat business.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Generate leads, i.e. find potential new
    customers
  • Demonstrate and present the company’s
    products to clients through sales visits, demos, trade exhibitions,
    conferences and any other medium to generate new and continued business
    for the company
  • The jobholder will negotiate the contract
    terms, provide customers with quotations and close the sale
  • Create detailed proposal documents, often
    as part of a formal bidding to generate new and continued business for the
    company where required
  • Work closely with the branch manager to
    check the progress of existing orders and ensure client purchase requests
    are met in a timely and satisfactory manner
  • Update clients on new engagements or
    product services
  • Maintain and develop relationships with
    existing customers through regular interaction to ensure continued
    business and excellent user experience
  • Actively promote the awamo brand and
    market through sales visits and representation of the company in the
    market
  • Conduct regular market research on our
    product performance in the market and share the same with the support
    officers, branch manager and other relevant stakeholders for further
    action
  • Gather market and customer information to
    understand customers’ businesses and requirements and coordinate with the
    product development team to enhance current design to suit the user’s
    requirements.
  • Tasked with recording sales and order
    information and avail the same to the branch office in a timely manner for
    billing and collection purposes
  • Regular and timely direct reporting
    (weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually) of activities done to supervisor
  • Review and track sales performance in line
    with set performance targets and take corrective action where necessary to
    meet the targets
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Sales Officer job
    placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in an IT or business related
    course – equivalent work experience will be considered as well
  • At least two to three years’ experience in
    handling sales in a fast-paced environment preferably in the IT or financial
    sector
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in
    Microsoft Office packages
  • Familiarity with the use of Android
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills with strong
    business related knowledge
  • Fluency in English and other local
    languages specific to the area of operation
  • Previous experience dealing with clients
    directly
  • Excellent track record of fast execution
    on tasks and on-time delivery of high quality results
  • Capability to explain issues to clients in
    a well-structured and clear manner
  • Commercial awareness and ability to thrive
    in competitive markets
  • Fast thinker, creative and solution
    oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and rapport
    with clients and other stakeholders
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Confident, persistent and determined
  • Highly self-motivated and ambitious
  • Willingness to work long or irregular
    hours
  • Hard-working, organized, and able to deal
    with the pressure of delivering fast
  • Willingness to perform against defined
    goals with a relevant variable pay component
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications, academic documents and resumes (soft copy only) to HR.UG@awamo.com
Deadline: Tuesday 27th June 2017

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