Marketing Manager/ Business Development Manager – Adrikos

Organization: Adrikos
Duty Station: Lungujja,
Cosovo, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General
About US:
Adrikos has been in existence
for over 40 years. It is our mission to produce high quality Ugandan products,
made in Uganda, for Ugandans. We pursue excellence in ourselves, services and
products with an aim to give you Quality at a budget price. Through creation of
jobs and leveraging technology we are improving lives and also contributing to
the economic development and growth of our home country. It is the passion and
the fearless pursuit of a dream by the founders to grow this company into
Uganda’s leading distillery.
Job Summary:  The Marketing Manager/ Business Development
Manager is responsible for all business development activities by researching
and developing marketing opportunities and plans; implementing sales plans; and
supervising regional managers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Accomplish
    marketing targets by orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching,
    counseling, sales team communicating job expectations; planning,
    monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and
    reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures for the
    marketing department.
  • Achieve
    marketing and sales operational objectives by contributing marketing and
    sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews;
    preparing and completing action plans.
  • Implement
    production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards;
    resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining
    system improvements; implementing change.
  • Meet
    marketing and sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements;
    preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances;
    initiating corrective actions.
  • Determine
    annual and gross-profit plans by forecasting and developing annual sales
    quotas for regions; projecting expected sales volume and profit for
    existing and new products; analyzing trends and results to establish
    pricing strategies; recommending selling prices; monitoring costs,
    competition, supply, and demand.
  • Accomplish
    marketing and sales objectives by planning, developing, implementing, and
    evaluating advertising, merchandising, and trade promotion programs,
    developing field sales action plans.
  • Identify
    marketing opportunities by identifying consumer requirements; defining
    market, competitor’s share, and competitor’s strengths and weaknesses;
    forecasting projected business; establishing targeted market share.
  • Improve
    product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and
    capitalizing on market opportunities; improving product packaging;
    coordinating new product development.
  • Sustain
    rapport with key accounts by making periodic visits; exploring specific
    needs; anticipating new opportunities to the respective depots .
  • Provide
    information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Ensure
    good retention strategy for the existing clientele.
  • Clientele
    growth and retention as per the overall target through relationship
    management & direct sales bearing in mind the KYC standards.
  • Ensure
    compliance to internal control as per operational guidelines to
    avoid/minimize loss of revenue and prevention of frauds and forgeries.
  • Conduct
    competitors-on market intelligence, closer understanding of their
    competitive activities
  • Potential
    customers whose view of business must be assessed and taken into account
    when making a business proposal.
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned to you by the manager from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold BBA- marketing or any other business related course
    with a major in marketing and chartered qualifications are added advantage
  • A
    minimum of five or more years’ experience in a busy organization in the
    same industry
  • High
    degree of personal integrity
  • Concern
    for quality and order
  • Team
    work and co-operation
  • High
    confidentiality levels
  • Excellent
    people skills
  • Customer
    care skills
  • Self
How to Apply: 
If you feel that you are the
right candidate for this position, please post your updated CV at  and copy
Please quote the position you
are applying for in the subject line.
Deadline: 10th March 2015.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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