2 Branch Manager Job Opportunities – SolarNow

Job Title:   Branch Managers (2 Job
Opportunities)

Organisation: SolarNow

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Brand Manager

Suggested start date: 1st April 2020

About US:

SolarNow is a
distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar products and
appliances to households and businesses in Uganda and Kenya. The company
started in 2011 and has since opened 49 branches throughout Uganda, 12 more
branches in Kenya, and employs over 800 people. Our company aims to be client
centric and a leading brand. In sales, we transform the lives of satisfied
clients with motivated professional staff. We target the right persons, with
the right product, at the right place with the right message. Our message
follows our economic and inspirational brand personality: make money and power
your life!

Job Summary:   The Branch
Manager will implement the product, brand and hub & spoke marketing
activities, drive brand awareness across various segments & products and
partner with in-country P&L owners to support in attaining Uganda
profitability and revenue targets. The ideal candidate is someone with extensive
experience in product, brand, consumer and trade marketing and in-trade
execution in Uganda coupled with the ability to establish strong relationships
at all levels throughout the organization as well as support sales department
in multiple locations and diversified cultures.

About You:

You are someone who
cares deeply about improving livelihoods in Africa, but you bring more than
passion to the role: you have the grit and resilience to make change happen.
You are excited about understanding this nascent industry, the SolarNow
products, its unique value proposition and the difference they make. You are a
sales and marketing champion with a proven track record in selling asset. You
love enabling the society around you by providing services and products that
have an impact in the community. You are a self-starter, can work with minimal
supervision. You do not compromise on quality and expect the very best of
yourself and others around you. You are creative and are able to ask the right
questions, leading to deep understanding of SolarNow’s potential clients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Monitoring
the P&L especially revenue and GMs for the category/segment

·       
Responsible
for 0-12months forecast and sales delivery

·       
Budget
development and management for each segment

·       
Responsible
for New Product Development, launches and relaunches from research and
insights.

·       
Ensure a
single-minded communication message is created for all campaigns in line with
the communication plan, consistent with segment needs.

·       
Identify
& clearly define the key segment and customer risks / opportunities
generating the relevant insight needed to resolve these

·       
Lead the
segment planning process across segments, highlighting growth opportunities and
identifying business targets through segment, customer & market analysis

·       
Carrying
out market research in order to keep up to date with customer trends, as well
as trying to predict future trends

·       
Developing
strategies and managing marketing campaigns across print, broadcast and online
platforms to ensure that products and services meet customers’ expectations and
to build the credibility of brands

·       
Analysing
the success of marketing campaigns and creating reports

·       
Supervising
advertising, product design and other forms of marketing to maintain
consistency in branding

·       
Organising
events such as product launches, exhibitions and photo shoots.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Solarnow Branch Manager job must hold a Degree in a Business related field

·       
Three to
four years of experience in related role

Leadership
behaviours

·       
Analytical
skills and attention to detail

·       
The
ability to manage and allocate budgets

·       
Written
and verbal communication skills

·       
Experience
with and an understanding of market research

How to Apply: 

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications,
updated CVs, three references and one passport photo addressed  to
the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to
recruitmentug@solarnow.eu. Please use the following subject: Application for
Position Title  – “Your Name”.

Deadline: 30th March 2020

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