30 Sales Representative Job Opportunities – UpEnergy

Job Title: Sales Representatives (30 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: UpEnergy

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

UpEnergy brings aspirational products that save energy and improve health within reach of low-income customers. We develop distribution channels that distribute efficient and clean energy and safe water technologies. We finance our product subsidies and our growth via bespoke projects that generate carbon emissions reductions that we produce for global partners seeking emissions reductions and social impact co-benefits.

We sell products under our SmartHome brand, and through partnerships with other brands. We operate regional distribution hubs and build relationships directly with customers through the SmartHome sales operation. We’ve seen 100%+ year on year growth for years and have reached over 800,000 African households with products that deliver health and income benefits. A typical Smarthome stove saves each family we reach about 9% of their annual income while reducing air pollution.

UpEnergy has a 10-year track record of building projects that over perform expectations in the generation of emissions reductions, and that deliver on our performance promises to our customers. We are one of the largest developers by volume of projects focused on poverty alleviation through energy savings and fuel switching. Our team has a collective 50 years of climate finance experience and is at the forefront of Paris-era project finance.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Guide management in Developing an Institutional Sales Channel Strategy by;

  • Sells approved company products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending best sales and distribution solutions
  • Organizing sales visits while conducting product presentations and demonstrations
  • Focus sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of dealers
  • Submit orders by referring to price lists and product literature
  • Identifies sustainable sales strategies and distribution channels by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, new products, pricing and competitors
  • Meet agreed individual sales targets based on stipulated time frames

Support marketing research to determine end-user demand which will inform product sourcing decisions and price setting

  • Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in any sales based role; preferably in a fast-paced environment.
  • Data entry skills using phone based applications
  • Public presentation and people mobilization skills
  • Ability to speak multiple languages
  • Ability to work in different locations across the country
  • Qualifications: Diploma in a business related field



  • The Sales Representative will receive a competitive remuneration commensurate with effort reflective on performance


Why Join Us? Not your average 9-to-5

UpEnergy encourages teamwork, creativity, and we’re not afraid to get our hands dirty. We stay close to our market, understand our customers, and have a lot of fun while doing our work! If you’re looking for a conventional 9-to-5, you’d be missing out on our adventures!     Opportunity to do things in a new way

As one of the largest compliance credit issuers in Africa, we need to be constantly improving and rethinking our way of work. This means endless opportunities for a self-starter to initiate new ways of doing things or experimenting ways to help us improve.


Personal and Career Growth

Wouldn’t it be a pity to spend so much time working but not growing and learning? At UpEnergy we value both personal and professional growth, and we want to grow as a team. From classroom training to coffee chats to performance review, we want to support every team member to grow into the best version they can.          Create Lasting Impact

Our clean energy products bring positive impact to both our planet earth and for the low-income communities we work in. We don’t just focus on sales – we follow up and truly understand our customers to make sure that they continue to benefit from our products. Your work will create much longer-lasting impact than what you can see!


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates Please send a customized cover letter highlighting your relevant experience – and the specific areas of UpEnergy’s work that most interest you – to jobs@upenergygroup.com.


Deadline: 11th May 2022 at 5:00pm at 4:59pm but application can be closed on a rolling basis. Expected start date is mid-May, but flexible if we identify the right fit.


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