2 No Experience Sales Representative Job Vacancies – Hima Cement Ltd.

Organization:  Hima Cement Ltd.
Duty Station:   Masaka
and Tororo, Uganda
Reports to:       Business Development Manager
Vacancy Code: HCLSRX01
About US:
Cement Ltd. is a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd. which is a member of the
LafargeHolcim Group. LafargeHolcim is the leading producer of building
materials in the world. At Hima Cement, our Vision is “To be the preferred
provider of cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a
strong focus on customer experience.”
Cement works with all actors in the building and construction industry in
Uganda – manufacturing and supplying a wide range of building and construction
solutions designed to meet housing and construction needs from small projects
like individual home buildings to major construction and infrastructure
projects. Whether supplying high-quality cement to a craftsman or helping
leading architects explore and deliver creative possibilities, Hima is
committed to providing solutions that fit the needs of all its clients.
Job Summary:  The Sales Representative will enable the
Company to meet its strategic objective of growing Sales in the Retail Market,
Improving Penetration at the Retail & End User Counters. The job holder is
assigned an area and is responsible for Opening New Customer Accounts,
Generating Sales Orders, and Market Intelligence analysis and customer service
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge of the delivery of weekly and monthly volume targets in
    the area of best effort.
  • Collecting and compiling market statistics on selling/buying
    prices, stock/purchase levels, brand availability/market share and source
    of supply.
  • Tasked with analyzing trends/ variances through preparation of
    weekly reports.
  • Monthly review of performance and initiation of corrective action
  • Implementation of required plans at retail
    level.eg Poster/signage delivery, price communication, etc.
  • Identify customer needs; document customer
    complaints and follow up resolution of retailer complaints.
  • Receive customer orders, and ensure timely
    collection of dues.
  • Recommend setting up of distribution networks/
    acquisition of retailers
  • Participate in forecasts and sales plan
    preparation in area of best effort
  • Establish and ensure maintenance of good relations
    with retail customers
  • Other special assignments that will be assigned
    in the area of best effort.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors of Honors
    Degree in Business, Commerce or Marketing from a recognized University.
  • Must possess a Valid Driver’s licence; i.e. 2
    years’ experience in driving and accident free.
  • Knowledge of local languages (Luganda, Lusoga,
    Swahili) will be an advantage as it will ease communication with retailers
    and traders
  • Good report writing skills
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel and
    Microsoft word.
  • Good Analytical skills (able to understand basic
    profit & loss calculations)
  • Must be an excellent face-to-face and telephone
  • Self-driven, results oriented.
  • Able to plan and prioritise
  • Comfortable dealing with people and a good
  • Reliable, tolerant & determined
  • Able to work extended hours when required
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility to work anywhere within Uganda is
    added advantage
How to Apply:
All candidates
that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in
the above position, should send their CVs, which should include details of
email address (if any), present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address. (Email your application and CV to
career.applications.hima@lafargeholcim.com and let’s save the environment).
  • Hima Cement Limited is an equal opportunity
    employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any
    stage of the recruitment process
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and
    certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
Human Resource Manager – Corporate Hima Cement Ltd,
Business Centre, 4th Floor
46, Lugogo Bypass
Box 7230 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 6th December 2019
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