Export Sales Supervisor Job Placement – Career Directions Limited (CDL)

Sales Supervisor 
Organization: Career
Directions Limited (CDL)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to:
Marketing Manager
About US:
Career Directions
Limited (CDL) is a strategic HR solutions Company that has been in operation
since 2003 & we pride ourselves in the highest level of professionalism
& expertise, serving big clientele base in Africa. CDL Human resource
consultancy’s mission is to provide you with an unrivaled quality of personnel
to increase the effectiveness of your operation. We provide you with the
region’s best fit in education, knowledge, skills, and experience to suit your
organization’s needs.
Job Summary:
The Export Sales Supervisor is responsible for driving the sales and execution
of our brands in ST country cluster of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
Working with the sales and distribution teams in each country, the Export Sales
Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that we have a strong plan in each
market that drives brand awareness, penetration and ultimately sales.  They are responsible for ensuring that demand
plans, sales reports and other reports are provided on a regular basis in line
with the reporting requirements of COMPANY. Working with the Marketing Manager,
they are responsible for developing the sales & marketing plan such that we
are present in the desired sales channels at the right price and with the right
visibility.  They are also responsible
for identifying new sales opportunities and/or channels and suggesting
solutions for how we can address these opportunities. The Export Sales
Supervisor will also manage the Sales Representatives in each country, and
where required, will present, discuss and where required negotiate the listing
of our brands with key customers in each country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The
Export Sales Supervisor is responsible within their cluster for:
  • Managing the relationships with local Sales & Distribution
  • Creating the marketing activity plan, in agreement with local Sales
    & Distribution partners.
  • Preparing volume and net sales forecasts for each country.
  • Hitting sales volume targets in each country.
  • Removing issues and roadblocks that prevent the local Sales &
    Distribution partners from meeting our volume and other targets.
  • Participating in business reviews, and where relevant, negotiating
    terms with key customers.
  • Preparing weekly, monthly and annual reports on sales performance in
    each country.
  • Understanding the demographics, challenges and opportunities within
    their cluster such that execution of brand initiatives and activities can
    be tailored to be more successful within each country.
  • Identifying new sales channels and/or opportunities for growth.
  • Supporting the development of the Export strategy in accordance with
    the COMPANY business strategy.
  • Ensuring the Export team is properly staffed and performing duties
    effectively – including hiring, training, developing and evaluating staff
    to required performance standards.
  • Ensuring the Export team is fully engaged with the vision and values
    of COMPANY.
  • Implementing COMPANY staff policies and SOPs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Marketing,
    Business Administration or similar.
  • At least five years’ experience within FMCG sales.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal in English.
  • Building constructive relationships with external partners.
  • Sets high standards of performance for him/herself and others.
  • Gets things done on time and without compromising quality.
  • Is collaborative in his/her approach to their team, peers and
  • Possesses a high-energy level and a passion for making a difference.
  • Maintains a high standard of ethics, both professionally and
  • Is fair, reliable and trustworthy.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their resumes to info@cdl.co.ug
and copy
Deadline: 6th February 2019
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