Sales Officer

Contract, Full-Time
Posted 4 days ago

Mukwano Industries Uganda Ltd


Reporting To Regional Sales Manager, The Successful Candidate Will;

Key Result Areas: *Plan & prepare work schedules to attend to secondary market orders with the CP and promptly advise on delivery. *Implement sales improvement initiative strategies in retail markets and guide merchandisers on optimum product visibility in supermarkets and retail outlets. *Review CP floor stock, advise on appropriate logistics & resources, update customer databases and provide guidance on order booking in relation to CP targets on a weekly basis. *Guide CPs sales team to optimize product placement into secondary markets. *Monitor the usage of company distribution panel vans in assigned territory and provide performance report to the Regional Sales Manager. *Provide daily price analysis for towns in assigned territory, follow up on customer balances as per credit days and report on invoices due for clearance to the Regional Sales Manager. *Monitor CP route sales trucks are being optimized for retail / wholesale distribution with adequate frequency to ensure product visibility. *Monitor and provide guidance on usage of coolers, appropriate product display in retail and wholesale outlets at eye contact level in assigned territories & submit status reports to the Regional Sales Manager. *Conduct market research, develop new accounts in assigned territory, and submit weekly market intelligence reports to the regional sales manager. *Guide CPs on proper maintenance & updating of sales information system reports. *Participate in sales promotion activities including trade fairs and sales campaigns. *Any other duties that maybe assigned from time to time by the Regional Sales Manager or Head Office Sales staff.

Job Ref. No. MIUL/SO/04/KLA

Educational Qualifications And Experience

*Bachelor’s degree of Science in Sales and Marketing, Commerce, Business Administration (Marketing Option) or any other related field is a Must. *3 years of relevant experience is required

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 is required.

Application Process

If finding & hiring great talent excites you, we would like to get into a conversation with you. Interested candidates should visit our website i.e, go to the career page and upload the Cover letter, CV and Academic Credentials stating the Job Ref No. in the subject line. All attachments should be submitted as a single PDF document.

Closing date of receiving applications is two weeks from the date of this advertisement from 12th April 2024 to 26th April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with after the closing date. Any form of canvassing is strictly prohibited. All successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package and benefits.

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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