General Manager Career Opportunity – FMCG Company

Job
Title:    General
Manager
Organisation: FMCG
Company
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
NFT:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for its
valuable client, a leading distributor
currently engaged in the exclusive distribution of leading FMCG brands of a
multinational within the regions of Masaka, Lyantonde and Kyotera with plans
for expansion of its trading territories and /product categories to leverage
and extend its distribution platform.
Job Summary:  The General Manager will play a key leadership
role in building organizational capacity and in driving the company’s continued
growth and profitability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of the planning, oversight, and ultimate
execution of the company’s strategy and annual operating plan.
·        
Assess the available facilities, operating stock,
infrastructure and other systems and develop a prioritized capital budget.
·        
Work closely with the Executive Chairman on
development and implementation of company sales and distribution philosophy and
strategy.
·        
Proactive role in building relationships with our
current suppliers and prospective suppliers through regular meetings,
conferences, trade shows and community events.
·        
Steer new business development based on market
analysis – geographical, product growth or acquisition growth.
·        
Work in liaison with the Sales team to ensure best
practices with regards to prospect development, pricing, margins, closing new
business deals and competitive information.
·        
Responsibility for overall stock management via the
management of Depot Managers and Store supervisors.
·        
Coordinate with all other departments to ensure
management is provided with correct and timely information on business results,
trends and opportunities.
·        
Actively promote and maintain a high quality,
professional and service-oriented culture throughout the organization.
·        
Ensure full implementation of industry-standard
safety and environmental practices.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the aforementioned General
manager vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management/Finance
or Supply Chain Management preferred
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience managing all
facets of a FMCG distribution organization.
·        
Significant experience with FMCG, transport, supply
and logistics, with general management and administration experience, as well
as core regional sales management responsibility
·        
Excellent track record in developing and
implementing strategic objectives for the company and personnel.
·        
Prove leadership and excellent communications
skills.
·        
Ability to work collaboratively with all departments
within the organization.
·        
High personal drive to consistently meet or exceed
objectives and maintain focus.
·        
Strong and intuitive business acumen, with excellent
knowledge of FMCG, cost and margins.
·        
Excellent analytical skills focused on problem
solving and process improvement.
·        
Proactive leader who identifies business
opportunities.
·        
Adept at presenting to Directors as well as
mentoring in the field.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on
the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web
link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The
applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word
or PDF format will be considered.
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