Entry Level British American Tobacco (BAT) Jobs – Trade Marketing Representative

Organisation: British
American Tobacco (BAT)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:    
The British
American Tobacco is the only International tobacco group with a significant
interest in tobacco leaf growing which works with thousands of farmers
internationally. BAT runs leaf programmes providing direct agronomy support to
farmer from aspects of crop production and environmental best practice. British
American Tobacco is a market leading, global organisation with a
long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people
we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly
complex and challenging marketplace.
Job Summary: The Trade
Marketing Representative will be responsible for the implementation of brand
and trade programmes in various outlets through the effective and efficient
execution of marketing activities within a specific area. The incumbent will
also be expected to execute sales and distribution activities where necessary.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Ensure that the territory volume and distribution
objectives of company brands are achieved by trade channel and outlet type in
order that availability is maximised in line with brand strategies and the
needs of the market.
·        
Achieve trade coverage, visit frequency and outlet
visit plan in order to maximise route effectiveness and efficiency .
·        
Manage the Distributor, Wholesales, and retailers
through the implementation of account strategies and plans in order to maximize
volume, share and other distribution management parameters performance.
·        
Achieve the territory distribution, volume,
merchandising and communication targets by brand in targeted outlets
·        
Implement successfully BAT best practices/ standards
and policies
·        
Continually working with BAT’s and third parties’ distribution representatives to deliver the targets
·        
Effective and timely reporting of market information
to Management team
·        
Oversee the effective distribution team through
formal and informal coaching, monitoring and training
·        
Build and strengthen working relationships with
partners (distributors, trade and retailers) in order to gain high levels of
trade support and loyalty whilst enhancing understanding of the trading
environment.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The Trade Marketing Representative should preferably
hold a degree in any business related field.
·        
Working experience in a Marketing function will be
an advantage, preferably in an FMCG industry for at least one year
·        
Willingness to travel and be relocated anywhere in
Uganda
·        
The applicant must be in possession of a valid and
clean Driving License
·        
Excellent communication and presentation skills
·        
Excellent analytical skills
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills
·        
Self motivated and able to work with minimal
supervision
How to Apply:
All candidates
who wish to join the British American Tobacco (BAT) should express their
interest by applying online.
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