Fresher Sales Officer Job Opportunities – Sanitation Solutions Group (SSG)

Job Title:    Sales Officer
Organization: Sanitation
Solutions Group (SSG)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Established in
August 2014, Sanitation Solutions Group (SSG) is a market-based sanitation
enterprise whose objective is to provide affordable sanitation products and
services to households and communities in Uganda. SSG’s initial focus was on
three sanitation business models – pre-fabricated concrete latrine
construction, latrine upgrading and business support to entrepreneurs in both
latrine emptying and construction. SSG has now refined its operations and our
current specialization is emptying on-site sanitation facilities including pit
latrines and septic tanks under our Fresh Pit brand.
Job Summary:  The Sales Officer will handle prospective
customers, explain our service, and guide clients through the order process. We
are seeking a candidate who is persuasive, energetic, and ready to go the extra
mile to ensure customer on boarding and satisfaction. The successful candidate
should be detail-oriented, results-driven and effective at working with clients
from different backgrounds.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitate and initiate conversations with prospective leads
  • Schedule appointments and follow up on leads and current customers
  • Answer all lead and customer questions accurately
  • Understand company pricing structures when negotiating with clients
    and offer most competitive prices
  • Inform leads and customers of current promotions and discounts
  • Maintain positive business and customer relationships in the effort
    to extend customer lifetime value
  • Develop strategies for more effective sales, both individually and
    as part of the sales team
  • Source and work to attain customer referrals
  • Track all sales appointments, customer complaints status reports
    thoroughly for management review
  • Meet and/or exceed monthly and quarterly sales targets
  • Ensure that there is a high conversion of customer leads to sales
  • Self-improve continuously by way oi experience and manager feedback

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree, relevant experience in
    delivering sales targets in the informal sector
  • Ability to identify and innovate new sales strategies to grow
    company sales and customer base impeccable customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and
  • Sales-driven, results-driven, and target-driven
  • Aptitude for persuasion and negotiation
  • Proven track record in sales environment
  • Ability to meet and/or exceed monthly and quarterly sales targets
  • Ability to effectively interface with clients and individuals at all
    levels and backgrounds in the organization
  • Utmost professional behavior and integrity that enhances
    productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation
  • Organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple
    tasks simultaneously while working under pressure
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • We are looking for an exceptional leader and executer who
    appreciates the work we do and shares in our vision and drive.
  • The candidate should be able to build the business by acquiring new
    customers, identifying prospects and maintaining relationships with all
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send an email indicating your interest to
attaching your CV, cover letter academic transcripts. Your cover letter
should provide details of your experience, milestones achieved, sales track
records, your interest in the role, your individual growth plans, and any other
additional details to motivate your candidacy. The position title should be the
subject line.
Deadline: 31st August 2018
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