Branch Manager Job Opportunity – SolarNow

Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station:  Kapchorwa, Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Sales Manager
About US:
SolarNow is an asset financing company that sells high quality solar product
and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in
2011 and has since opened 49 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 800
Job Summary:  The Branch Manager will meet Solarnow’s customer
acquisition and revenue growth targets by keeping our company competitive and
innovative. You will be responsible for maximizing our sales team potential,
crafting sales plans and justifying those to plans to the upper management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise and follow up on the sales team’s daily performance by
    providing business plans and monitor performance to ensure the team meet
    their daily target.
  • Implement marketing campaigns to ensure that all business process
    standards are met.
  • Maintain contact and friendly relationships with customers and suppliers,
    building a favorable company image; by resolving problems and complaints
    as they arise.
  • Manage branch stock by handling the movement of branch inventory and
    asset management of all company items
  • Maintain branch security, opening and closing of the branch to
    oversee overall branch activities.
  • Implement a strategic business plan that expands company’s customer
  • Conduct the recruitment, coaching and mentoring new branch staff.
  • Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware
    of new products and competition status.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the SolarNow Branch Manager job placement must
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in business or management or a related field
  • At least two years of managerial experience in similar role
  • Ability to communicate in the native
    language of the region i.e. Kupsabiny, Swahili and English.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written
    communication skills;
  • Good leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate and coach a team
    into achieving set goals.
  • Good marketing skills and a general
    knowledge of sales techniques.
  • Must be proficient in the use of
    computers and software such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS
  • Should be assertive, and handle pressure

How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to
recruitmentug@solarnow.eu with their updated CVs (no other documents).
Deadline: 18th June 2018
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