Entry Level Sales Officer Job Opportunities – Mukwano Group

Job Title:     Sales
Organization: Mukwano
Group of Companies
Job Ref: MIUL/SO/04/03/2019
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Sales Manager
About US:
The Mukwano Group of
Companies is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in
the Great Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in
soaps, edible cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care
products and plastics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate secondary market orders with the Channel Partner (CP) and
    promptly advise on delivery
  • Manage and ensure primary and secondary targets are achieved for the
    assigned territory
  • Implement sales improvement initiative strategies in retail markets
  • Audit and advise CPs on acquisition of appropriate logistics and man
    power resources to support retail expansion distribution
  • Empirically update customer databases and submit on a weekly basis
  • Guide CPs sales team to optimize product placement into secondary
  • Monitor usage of coolers in assigned territory and submit status
    report to the Regional Sales Manager
  • Keenly monitor the usage of company distribution panel vans in
    assigned territory and provide performance report to the Regional Sales
  • Provide a daily price analysis for towns in assigned territory to
    the Regional Sales Manager
  • Ensure that the CP route sales trucks are being optimized for retail
    / wholesale distribution with adequate frequency to ensure product
  • Ensure appropriate product display in retail and wholesale outlets
    at eye contact level
  • Develop new accounts in assigned territory and advise CPs to
    effectively supply products
  • Ensure that sales information system reports are maintained by CPs
    and updated on time as required
  • Follow up on customer balances as per credit days and advise on
    invoices due for clearance
  • Actively participate in sales promotion activities including: trade
    fairs and sales campaigns
  • Analyze CP floor stock and give advice on order booking in relation
    to CP targets.
  • Prepare and submit weekly market intelligence reports to the
    regional sales manager
  • Supervise and guide merchandisers for optimum product visibility in
    supermarkets and retail outlets
  • Prepare and submit daily reports to your supervisors
  • Perform any other duties that maybe assigned from time to time by
    the Regional Sales Manager or Head Office Sales staff

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mukwano Sales Officer  job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Commerce, Business Administration or any other related field. A post
    Graduate Diploma or Masters Degree in Business Administration with a
    specialty in marketing is an added advantage.
  • Two years of relevant experience in the marketing field in FMCGs
  • Excellent professional, integrity, confidentiality, analytical,
    innovative, report writing, communication, team work and customer care
  • Should have a positive attitude, be self-driven, flexible, results
    focused, work under pressure with minimum supervision, ready to move in
    the field and the ability to work for long hours.
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with Mukwano Group should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 15th March 2019
NB: Only
successful candidates will be shortlisted and contacted not later than one week
after deadline.
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