Export Sales Manager Job Placement – Aikan HR Consultants

Job Title:    Export Sales Manager

Organisation: Aikan
HR Consultants

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to:
Sales & Marketing Director

About US:

Aikan HR Consultants
is one of Uganda’s leading HR consulting companies and trusted strategic HR
advisory partner, aikan’s services include aikan Jobs™, aikan Recruitment™,
aikan Internship™, aikan Leasing™, aikan Payroll™ and aikan OD.™

Job Summary:  The Export Sales Manager will mainly sell
products or services to overseas customers. They research potential markets,
conduct personal selling visits, organize sales promotions, appoint agents and
distributors and negotiate sales contracts. Some might also arrange the
transport of goods and the collection of payments. Hours are often long and

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement all export strategies and activities to ensure
    adherence to all project requirements and prepare all export documents
    within required timeframe
  • Create SWOT Analysis for each targeted country
  • Achieve the Sales targets set by management
  • Execute the sales strategy set by the Sales & Marketing Director
  • Design sales strategies according to customer requirement in
    different countries..
  • Participate in all trade shows and ensure all activities according
    to customer specifications, and assist business partners to design
    efficient distributing strategies for customers and ensure compliance to
    all countries’ regulations.
  • Evaluate all reports submitted by sales and marketing staff and
    recommend appropriate changes related to each country
  • Prepare effective business plan for all products to achieve required
    product volume and profit.
  • Organize all market plans to suit all customer requirements and
    monitor all specific transactions of all customers .
  • Monitor all existing and prospective markets in Africa and assist to
    identify appropriate business opportunities
  • Monitor all export sales transactions and review all customer
    response for all orders and payments, resolve all customer issues.
  • Manage all banking logistics for export activities and prepare
    required documents, prepare special labels for brands and ensure adherence
    to all shipping requirements
  • Negotiate and monitor export rates and services to reduce operating
    costs and increase profitability
  • Administer all export of goods and ensure compliance to all
    organizational policies and procedures and monitor all financial
    ,currency, transactions, and manage all communication with export
    authorities for all required countries.
  • Prepare and organize all documents required to travel, after
    assessing and deciding on the best way to travel in effective way.
  • Deal with agents to select best marketing & promotions campaigns
    after involving Sales & Marketing Director
  • Align with other Peer HODs in Sales , Marketing, and PR

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in International
    Business/Sales Marketing
  • A minimum of five (5) years of working experience in a Sales and
    Marketing  role with at least 2
    years at a managerial level.
  • Must be proficient in either Swahili or French
  • Ability to pursue high standards of excellence in line with agreed
    policies and procedures.
  • Ability to be customer focused.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Negotiating skills
  • Knowledge of international contract terms, foreign currencies,
    tariffs and trading regulations
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Foreign language skills
  • The ability to work to deadlines
  • Knowledge of economics, business and accounting
  • IT proficient
  • Delegating and leadership skills
  • Organisation Skills
  • Stamina to cope with international travel
  • Number skills (for managing budgets and analyzing sales figures, for
  • Written communication skills

How to Apply:

suitably qualified candidates should send their applications by clicking on
this link.
Please upload the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or
Word Format) which should include your contact information and three work
related references and a one page statement describing your suitability for the
role should be included.

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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