4 Area Sales Manager Job Vacancies – Uzima Chicken

 Area Sales Manager (4 Job

Uzima Chicken

Duty Station: Gulu,
Lira, Masindi and Hoima, Uganda

About US:

Uzima Chicken is a
rapidly growing enterprise focused on making smallholder farmers healthier and
wealthier. Uzima’s sister company, EthioChicken, is the market leader in
Ethiopia with over 1,000 employees, eight production facilities, and annual
sales of 15m day-old chicks. EthioChicken was awarded the 2018 Financial Times
“Boldness in Business Award” and has attracted investments from Finnfund, the
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Arabica Investments, AgDevCo, and Acumen.
Uzima seeks to grow to a comparable scale in Uganda and plans to deliver 1
chicken per Ugandan household per year by 2025. Uzima aims to be the leading
smallholder focused poultry enterprise in Uganda and Rwanda.

Job Summary:  Uzima is seeking a highly motivated and
entrepreneurial Area Sales Manager with a passion for improving the lives of
smallholder farmers. The Area Sales Manager must ensure consistent sales growth
by recruiting, training, and managing his or her portfolio of customers through
providing exceptional customer service and support. The Area Sales Manager will
report to the Managing Director in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

leads and selling improved breed day-old chicks.

delivery of day-old chicks, feed, and vaccines to customer.

technical field and business support to customers.

support: train customers on poultry management (housing, feed, biosecurity,
vaccination, etc.) related to brooding day-old chicks and ensuring a quality

support: coordinate marketing and sales of 45-day chickens to smallholder
farmers by identifying, training, and supervising Village Ambassador network.

local stakeholders (government officials, village leaders) within one of 
124 districts; championing Uzima Chicken with external parties.

performance of customers and Village Ambassadors; developing sales plans to
reach targets and grow sales.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must be a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or hold an equivalent BA/MA
in livestock, agriculture, or agribusiness.

for serving smallholder farmers and customers in rural areas.

and entrepreneurial.

to work independently with limited follow-up.

level of integrity and accountability.

communication and organizational skills.

potential – desire and capacity to grow into leadership roles.

interest in frequent travel to sub-counties, parishes and villages within
district to drive sales growth.

candidate should have excellent written and verbal English as well as good at
either, Luo, Acholi and Runyoro as an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All applicants should send their application letters, updated CVs/resumes, academic transcript as one
document, and a brief e-mail introducing yourself with the subject line: Area
Sales Manager to: marulacommunications@gmail.com / davis@marulaconsultancy.com

Deadline: 8th June 2020

NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

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