Country Manager Job Placement – Direct Pay Online

Job Title:        Country Manager
Organization: Direct Pay
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Direct Pay Online is one of the leading online payments companies
across the continent with over 4,000 customers serving the travel, tourism and
hospitality sectors. Having recently secured a significant round of funding to
accelerate the growth of the business there couldn’t be a better time to join
our team.
Job Summary: The Country
Manager will assume responsibility for leading Direct Pay Online sales
operation within Ugandan market.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Agree personal and team sales targets, plan,
initiate and execute sale meetings
To manage own & oversee Kenya Sales team
meeting schedule & follow up with clients each month, face-to-face, by
Skype and phone calls to generate new sales and support existing clients
Manage new accounts and ensure adequate after
sales relationship management
To take the lead in dormant account reactivation
and ongoing client revenue management meetings
To assign sales rep responsibilities for
specific sales projects & shared marketing campaigns
To ensure that post event follow up campaigns
implemented by sales team in a timely & effective manner (proposals sent
& tele-sales follow up)
To oversee and participate in Customer Support
activities as requested by Customer Support & Operations
To vet all requests for new accounts (Know Your
Customer -KYC, Closed Won) with recommendations to Regional Sales Manager or
Head of Sales once approval ready
To understand & operate the company Customer
Relationship Management system.
To prepare and present weekly sales reports to
the Regional Sales Manager and Head of Sales, based on sales targets,
activities and achievements, deadlines and market intelligence
To participate in sales roadshows, workshops,
client exhibitions and events as directed by Sales and Marketing departments.
Key Result Areas:
To compile & share country sales program
with Regional Sales Manager and Head of Sales, agree targets and implement the
sales activity calendar
To execute and report on the agreed sales
To follow the company sales procedures

Qualifications, Skills and
At least five years’ background in sales with
senior level sales experience
Understanding of Office System including Excel
& Powerpoint
Experience with CRM system for lead &
pipeline planning & reporting desirable
Experience of Res Systems, Virtual Card services
(, Expedia) & online channel management would be a distinct
Fluent sales presenter
Strong communication skills both verbal and
Ability to supervise a team
Experience in activity, task and sales reporting
Proven customer relations skills
Understanding of the importance of after-sales
follow up
Proven track record in frontline sales and CRM
system management
Excellent face-to-face presentation skills
Must be very energetic and thorough
Confidence, enthusiasm and persuasive in nature
Excellent organisational skills
Good time-management skills
The motivation to work without supervision
The ability to work under pressure and able to
meet deadlines
Possess a sense of Responsibility, Leadership
and Innovation
Working knowledge of hospitality, travel or
e-commerce industries – travel management background preferred
Optional background in insurance, banking or
software/system support will be considered relevant (but not vital)
How to Apply:
All prospective Ugandan candidates are encouraged to send their
applications online at the link below
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