Marketing Manager Job Placement – Goodman International Ltd

Job Title:     Marketing Manager
Organization: Goodman
International Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Goodman International Ltd is a Pharmaceutical Company based in Kampala
– Uganda, dealing in Importation & Distribution of Human and Veterinary
Medicines, Agent & Local Technical Representative (LTR) for several
Manufacturers from Europe and Middle East.
Job Summary: The Marketing
Manager will provide on-going market intelligence and undertake market research
to determine customer needs so as to achieve customer satisfaction through
follow up of efficient planning, co-ordination and implementation of Goodman
International Ltd Activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Manage sales of the company’s products and
    services
  • Develop annual sales strategies and
    targets for the company
  • Manage sales team staff, sets sales goals
    and targets
  • Be an active member of the SMT leading on
    Sales and Marketing analysis, polices and strategies
  • Advises on compensation levels, determine
    commission and bonus structures and create contests to motivate sales
    staff
  • Work closely with the company management
    and HRM on recruiting and developing sales staff, training and assigning
    territory, setting quotas and monitoring activities.
  • Create 
    and implement a marketing and PR strategy, and work with in-house
    staff or contractors to help develop any advertising, promotions, social
    media and public relations activities—a significant area is in developing
    sales materials such as sell sheets, brochures, catalogues and order
    forms.
  • Advise on product line based on ease of
    sale or profit margin
  • Manage the receipt, handling, and
    escalation of all sales enquiries
  • Develop and implement sales strategies and
    plans.
  • Identify and co-ordinate market
    information
  • Work with accounting and sales departments
    to ensure credit checks are done, orders are filled and product is shipped
    to customers in a timely manner
  • Manage client relationships and resolve
    any issues
  • Arrange appointments with and give
    presentations to senior-level health workers, which may include
    pre-arranged appointments or regular ‘cold’ calling
  • Build and maintain positive working
    relationships with medical staff and supporting administrative staff, and
    cultivate new contacts
  • Manage data base, keeping detailed records
    of all contacts
  • Regularly attend company meetings, giving
    technical data presentations and briefings
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest clinical
    data supplied by the company; present and discuss this data with health
    professionals during presentations
  • Monitor competitor activity and products
  • Maintain knowledge of developments in the
    field, anticipate potential negative and positive impacts on the business
    and adapt strategy accordingly
  • Stay informed about the activities of
    health services in a particular area
  • Develop strategies to increase market
    share.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The applicant should hold a BSc/MBA in
    marketing or business studies
  • At least three years in a senior sales and
    marketing position in pharmaceutical industry 
  • Proven ability and experience with
    motivating and leading a sales team
  • Extensive relevant networks
  • Previous exposure and experience in developing
    marketing and sales strategies
  • Significant experience working in a
    fast-paced environment
  • Good knowledge about Ugandan pharmaceutical
    market
  • Ability to speak local Ugandan languages.
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Strategic sales and marketing skills
  • Negotiating and influencing abilities
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical sector in
    Uganda.
  • Strong focus on clients and customers
  • Solution oriented
  • Ability to effectively manage and motivate
    sales staff
  • Excellent communication skills, including
    advertising and promotions
  • Assertiveness
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate progress
  • Financial management competency
  • Computer literate
  • Accurate reporting
  • Integrity
  • Personal commitment
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested female candidates should apply by
sending their applications to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Goodman International Ltd,
Hala Plaza Plot No. 24B Nakasero Road.
P.O. Box 21311, Kampala – Uganda.
NB: Only successful
candidates will be contacted and only those that meet the recruitments should
apply.
Deadline: 15th February 2017
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