Walk-in Recruitment – 2 Sales Team Leader Job Vacancies – SolarNow

Organization: SolarNow
Duty Station: Jinja
and Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: Territory
Sales Manager

NB: Candidates must carry copies of your CV, academic documents and your application letter on the 11th October 2019
About SolarNow:
To tackle this,
SolarNow sells quality solar products and suitable appliances ranging from
small household systems capable of powering a lights, radio, phone, TV and/or
fridge to much larger systems suitable for offices, schools and machinery.
Increasingly SolarNow is also catering to the needs of off-grid farmers by
providing irrigation solutions and other agricultural appliances. SolarNow
provides credit and service that allows customers to spread payments over 24
months and receive service for 5 years. The company has over 1,000 employees
and a network of 50 branches in Uganda and 15 branches in Western Kenya. There
are concrete plans to expand within and beyond these territories.
Job Summary:   The Sales Team Leader will be responsible for all aspects of
the branch operations to include:  generating revenue and
productivity in sales in accordance with the company sales & leadership
training. You have a tremendous understanding of the needs and wants of rural
off grid consumers and ensure that every day our clients are a bit more
satisfied with our products and services.
About Candidate:
You are someone who
cares deeply about improving livelihoods in Africa, but you bring more than
passion to the role: you have the grit and resilience to make change happen.
You are excited about understanding this nascent industry, the SolarNow
products, its unique value proposition and the difference they make. You have a
successful track record in bringing products to rural off-grid market and are a
dynamic problem-solver who has strong empathy and passion for rural off-grid
households and the people you work with. You are the person who represents the
client in the organisation but are at the same time the number one advocate of
the product and value proposition. You are curious and do not fear to challenge
the status quo, but are sensitive in how to communicate this. You build strong
and effective bridges within the organisation to achieve real results. You are
not afraid to fail and see it as an opportunity to learn!
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure revenue growth through ever increasing client
satisfaction by:
·        
Managing
a team of sales officers through creating a culture of high performance among
staff within the department by addressing internal employee satisfaction issues
promptly that will help guide mitigate risks.
·        
Drive
the department team to ensure that customers’ needs are met through excellent
customer experience every time, knowledge of the products you’re selling to the
customer inside and out and dealing with customer queries and complaints
amongst other customer relationship requirements.
·        
Assess
local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities
that will help drive the actualization of financial and non-financial
targets. 
·        
Meet
goals and metrics by developing forecasts, financial objectives and sales plans
in order to maximise and close on generation of revenue.
·        
Develop
strategy & roadmap for improving the operational and financial performance
of the Branch leading to exemplified branch personnel with an aim of achieving
branch and individual sales officer targets.
·        
Locate
areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and
leverage growth opportunities on effective practices, competitive intelligence,
business opportunities and needs by having an ability to build relationships
with internal and external stakeholders.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the Solarnow Sales Team Leader job placement must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or any related field of studies;
Masters is an added advantage.
·        
At least
six years in sales and marketing roles, with a minimum of 2 in a leadership
position.
·        
Experience
in related field at comparable size of company (turnover and Headcount). 
·        
Experience
in banking, micro finance and solar industry is an added advantage.
·        
Analytical
skills through evaluating simple or complex problems and identifying areas of
improvement and relative corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage
growth opportunities.
·        
Proven
branch manager experience or similar roles i.e. Has demonstrated in the past
the capability to bring out the best of branch’s/teams personnel by providing
training, coaching, development and motivation to branch employees.
·        
Excellent
organizational skills with the ability to work well in a team; i.e. Has the
capability to direct all operational aspects including distribution operations,
customer service, human resources, administration and sales.
·        
Result
oriented/ Getting results through others; Proven ability to meet sales
targets and production goals by being results driven and customer focused.
·        
High
level of verbal and written communication skills. 
·        
Problem
solving; Ability to guide others into finding solutions as opposed to providing
solutions yourself. Supporting employees to get over hurdles/blocks and achieve
good results
Compensation and benefits: Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.
How to Apply:
You don’t need to apply now but you must carry copies of your CV, academic documents and your application letter and bring them as you come for interviews on 11th October 2019 from 9:00 am . Our offices are in Kansanga opposite KIU University
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