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Country Manager Career Placement – BOC Uganda Limited

Job Title:   Country Manager
Organization: BOC Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
BOC
Gases is a member of The Linde Group of Germany and in Uganda it trades as BOC
Uganda which is a market leader in industrial and medical gases, welding
equipment and consumables, medical equipment and related services. The Company
operates to the highest global standards and has access to the latest in cutting
edge research and technologies provided by its ultimate parent company.
Job Summary: The Country Manager will be in charge of the identification
of new business opportunities for the company’s products, manage a portfolio of
major accounts and offer a wide range of BOC products.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide oversight and guidance to ensure
    alignment with company growth strategies and financial results. Contribute
    to the development and implementation of strategic plans for the region.
  • Manage sales and improve business
    performance. Secure long term supply agreements with major customers.
  • Manage product life cycle and replacement
    process including stock level planning in conjunction with the relevant
    business areas.
  • Conduct market surveys and sales trend
    reviews to identify customer needs relative to existing products and new
    product requirements.
  • Identify potential business risks.
  • Identify and develop new business
    opportunities and creative solutions in application of company products in
    the industry
  • Stay abreast with current market trends,
    monitor customer activities and gather market information, grow customer
    base, customer accounts, manage debt collection and sales budget.
  • Ensure that the value of BOC is correctly
    presented to customers through effective use and co-ordination of
    specialist resources from within the company.
  • Implement best commercial practices.
  • Manage SHEQ including accidents/incident
    prevention, investigation and resolution, customer site safety.
    Participate in all company SHEQ programs.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate will should hold a business
    or technical degree as a minimum and extensive experience in sales and
    marketing.
  • Proven ability to operate in a regional
    environment
  • Excellent track record of successful business
    accomplishments.
  • The applicant must also be customer-focused
    and results-driven, with high performance and team orientation.
  • High business acumen, visible leadership,
    decision making, cross cultural communication and strong growth drive
    complete the profile for this position.
  • Excellent communication skills
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
to: boceastafrica@boc.com with the
subject line as “Application for County Manager Uganda”  or in hard copy to:
The
Managing Director,
BOC
Uganda Limited,
Plot
73 Seventh Street,
P.O.
Box 28088, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 1st February 2016

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