Head of Marketing Job Placement – Metropol Uganda Limited (MUL)

Job Title:          Head of Marketing
Organization: Metropol
Uganda Limited (MUL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: General Manager
About US:
Metropol Uganda Limited (MUL) is a Credit Reference Bureau licensed by
the Bank of Uganda to provide credit reference services to the market in
Job Summary: The Head of
Marketing will be responsible for domestic sales of Credit Bureau products to
new Subscribers and Data Providers. The incumbent will act as ambassador to
existing clients for sale of new and existing products. The Head of Marketing
will also fill the role of ‘trainer’ and will be responsible for training of
new Subscribers. As volume dictates, and new sales activity increases,
consideration should be given to adding another person with the title of
‘Trainer’ to report to the Head of Marketing.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Supports Managing Director in determining
  • Responsible for new client enrollments
  • Responsible for new products and services
  • The jobholder reports on sales activities
  • Prepares marketing and sales plans

  • In charge of daily monitoring of
    newspapers for new prospects and analysis on market trends.
  • Responsible for carrying out marketing
  • Responsible for obtaining all necessary
    contract information required from clients and potential clients
  • In charge of investigating client
  • Responsible for membership of the company
    in various associations and clubs.
  • Responsible for marketing campaigns and
    for defining sales and promotion strategies.
  • Responsible for daily contact with main
    clients and users.
  • Tasked with analyzing Consumer markets
  • Developing and targeting market segments
  • Tasked with setting product and pricing
  • In charge of designing and managing
    marketing services
  • Developing marketing channels and networks
  • Introducing new market offerings
  • Manage retail networks
  • Tasked with designing and managing
    marketing services
  • Develop service components for each
  • Determine break even points for each
  • Create a mechanism to track market prices
    from competition
  • Manage the New Product Development
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by management.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree
    in Business Administration with specialisation in Sales and Marketing.
  • Possession of a Diploma in Sales and
    marketing is an added advantage

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in
    B-2-B sales and marketing either in Banking, FinTech or IT.
  • Three years in a senior management role.
  • Experienced sales or marketing in
    information industry
  • Broad understanding and knowledge of credit
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good presentation skills and dynamic
    personal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in windows packages i.e. MS
    Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to the HR@metropol.co.ke
Deadline: 15th August
2017 by 12:00 Noon
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