Sales Representative Job Opportunities – Sameer Africa Limited

Job Title:     Sales Representative
Organisation:  Sameer Africa Limited
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Sameer Africa Limited, under the name Firestone East Africa (1969)
Limited, was established in Kenya in 1969 by Firestone Tyre and Rubber Company
of the USA and the Government Kenya to produce tyres for the East African
market. It is now a leading manufacturer and provider of tyres and tyre
solutions with offices in Uganda and the COMESA region.
                         
Job Summary: The Sales
Representative will be responsible for drawing and implementing sales and
customer service plans to deliver area targets and provide market intelligence
data & reports.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • In
    charge of planning and delivering monthly, weekly and daily sales
    targets.
  • Tasked
    with coordinating collection of sales proceeds within the approved terms
    of trade.
  • In
    charge of managing route plans and customer calls by ensuring market
    coverage within plan.
  • Identifying
    opportunities and negotiating for incremental business.
  • Coordinating
    implementation of merchandising and promotional activities.
  • In
    charge of collecting and collating market intelligence/research on
    competitor activities and other market trends for competitive advantage.
  • Delivering
    customer service through relationship management and ensuring that
    customer claims are settled in the shortest time possible.
  • Determining
    and coordinating of territory reporting and communication requirements.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a Business related
    field from a recognized institution.
  • A
    minimum of five years’ experience in the FMCG industry, experience in tyre
    sales will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good
    negotiation skills.
  • High
    customer orientation.
  • Possess
    a Clean Driving License.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications and detailed CV’s to the following email address:
vacancies@sameerafrica.com. Please kindly indicate your telephone contacts,
names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be a current or
previous employer. Also indicate current and expected remuneration. The
position title should clearly be indicated as the subject of the application.
Deadline:  7th April 2017

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