Marketing Manager Job at People Performance Group in Uganda

Our client is a manufacturer of high quality affordable cosmetics products and prides in serving the whole Great Lakes Region. To enhance the strength of their team, they are looking to engage two vibrant professionals
Marketing Manager
Stationed in Kampala (but with frequent travels throughout the country) and reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for creating a market environment that will eventually result into moving sales volumes of the whole product portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
·         Conduct market research and develop strategies and plans which identify marketing opportunities for existing and future/ potential products.
·         Analyse current market trends and competitor information and identify/develop proactive and reactive tactics to assist the company move forward.
·         Develop and implement marketing plans and projects for new and existing products.
·         Plan and develop marketing communications strategies and materials in consultation with approved advertising agencies.
·         Develop new clients/accounts and coordinate the management of all existing clients.
·         Determine and manage the marketing budget based on key priorities.
·         Develop pricing strategies, balancing the company objectives and customer satisfaction
·         Monitor the trends that indicate the need for new products and services.
·         Monitor, review and report on all marketing activities and results.
·         Formulate systems, processes and reports in consultation with other stakeholders to monitor and drive marketing efforts across the business.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
·         Degree in Marketing, BBA and other related disciplines from a recognized University/Institution.
·         A post graduate qualification with a bias in marketing or marketing professional qualification such as C.I.M is a must
·         Experience of not less than seven (7) years in fast moving consumer.
·         Computer literacy is a must and knowledge of Ebizframe ERP will be an added advantage.
How to apply:
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked with the position name. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB. Closing date is 5pm on Wednesday 4th July 2012 While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. People Performance group, Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante, P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda, E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug

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