Sales Officer -West Nile Region in Uganda

Contract, Full-Time
West Nile
Posted 1 week ago

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SALES OFFICER (01 POSITION), WEST NILE REGION IN  UGANDA

 REPORTING TO THE REGIONAL SALES MANAGER, THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:

Key Result Areas: *Coordinate secondary market orders with the CP and promptly advise on delivery. *Manage and ensure primary and secondary targets are achieved for the assigned territory. *Implement sales improvement initiative strategies in retail markets. *Audit and advise CPs on the acquisition of appropriate logistics and manpower resources to support retail expansion distribution. *Empirically update customer databases and submit on a weekly basis. *Guide CPs sales team to optimize product placement into secondary markets. *Monitor usage of coolers in assigned territory and submit a status report to the Regional Sales Manager. *Monitor the usage of company distribution panel vans in assigned territory and provide performance reports to the Regional Sales Manager. *Provide a daily price analysis for towns in assigned territory to the Regional Sales Manager. *Ensure that the CP route sales trucks are being optimized for retail / wholesale distribution with adequate frequency to ensure product visibility. *Ensure appropriate product display in retail and wholesale outlets at the eye contact level. *Develop new accounts in assigned territory and advise CPs to effectively supply products. *Ensure that sales information system reports are maintained by CPs and updated on time as required. *Follow up on customer balances as per credit days and advise on invoices due for clearance. *Participate in sales promotion activities including trade fairs and sales campaigns. *Analyze CP floor stock and give advice on order booking in relation to CP targets. *Submit weekly market intelligence reports to the regional sales manager. *Supervise and guide merchandisers for optimum product visibility in supermarkets and retail outlets. *Prepare and submit reports to your supervisors as required within the timelines stipulated. *Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Regional Sales Manager or Head Office Sales staff.   Job Ref.No. MIUL/SO

 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, or related business courses* Three years’ working experience in a similar role.

SKILLS & PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

*Ability to work independently in carrying out assignments to completion. *Effective verbal and written communication. *Professional personal presentation. *Customer service orientation skills. *Considerable ability to adhere to prescribed routines and practices; and compose effective and accurate correspondence. *Dealing with non-routine matters, such as special projects, with minimum specific instructions. *Decision-making skills are required.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should visit our website i.e www.mukwano.com, go to the career page and upload the Cover letter; CV, and Academic Credentials OR send their Cover letter, CV, and academic documents to recruitment@mukwano.com stating the Job Ref No. in the subject line.

The closing date for receiving applications is two weeks from the date of this advertisement i.e. from 22nd June 2022 to 4th July 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date. Any form of canvassing is prohibited.

All successful candidates will be offered competitive remuneration packages.

 Disclaimer: Beware of fraudulent job offers. Mukwano Industries (U) Ltd does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process, and it does not request any banking information. Mukwano only advertises its employment opportunities on its Careers website and Vacancies Page. It also utilizes bona fide and established media, newspapers, as well as online professional platforms (e.g., LinkedIn) to disseminate its vacancies. All job offers are made by Mukwano human resources personnel following a competitive process.

 

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