Sales and Distribution Manager Employment Opportunity – Uganda Clays Limited (UCL)

Job
Title:        
 Sales and Distribution
Manager
Organisation: Uganda Clays Limited (UCL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Head of Sales and Marketing
About US:
Uganda Clays Limited
is Uganda’s leading manufacturer of quality clay baked construction products
since 1950 and is listed on Uganda’s Securities Exchange. The head offices are
located at 14Km on Entebbe Road, with a factory situated at Kamonkoli in
Eastern Uganda and another at Mbarara Sales Outlet.
Job Summary:
The Sales and Distribution Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing
an effective sales strategy for Uganda Clays; supervise the sales teams in all
locations to ensure that a high standard of customer service is provided at all
points of sale and that sales targets are met.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To develop national, regional, and
    international sales strategies; contributing to marketing and
    communications plans.
  • To supervise and manage all territories.
  • To lead market research projects needed
    to inform planning, R&D
  • To ensure that all sales team members work
    aggressively to achieve sales targets while providing the high levels of
    customer service.
  • To oversee the development and
    implementation of an effective distribution network; ensuring that
    customers are able to easily access UCL’s products at all times.
  • To lead the Sales Team in a manner that
    empowers them to deliver excellently

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Sales and Distribution Manager must
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Commerce, Business Administration
    with specialisation in Marketing from a recognised institution.
  • Post graduate qualification in
    Marketing.
  • Full or partial CIM qualification.
  • Five years of sales and/or marketing
    experience, three of which must have been in a similar position.
  • Good working knowledge in ERP, particularly
    Navision or such related software.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly structured and self-driven work
    approach.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and updated
CVs, copies of certificates/ testimonials and addresses of three (3) referees
plus day-time telephone contact to the address below:
Head of Human
Resources and Support Services,
Uganda Clays
Limited,
P.O. Box 3188
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 4th June 2018
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