Head of Marketing Job Vacancy – d.light

Job Title:     Head of Marketing
Organization: d.light
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General
About US:
d.light is a global leader and pioneer in delivering
affordable solar-powered solutions designed for the two billion people in the
developing world without access to reliable energy. d.light provides
distributed solar energy solutions for households and small businesses that are
transforming the way people all over the world use and pay for energy. 
Job Summary:  The Head of Marketing will oversee the
product, brand and trade marketing activities, drive brand awareness across
various categories & products and partner with in-country P&L owners to
support in attaining Uganda profitability and revenue targets. 
The ideal candidate is someone with extensive experience in
product, brand, consumer and trade marketing and in-trade execution in Uganda
coupled with the ability to establish strong relationships at all levels
throughout the organization as well as support business leaders in multiple
locations and diversified cultures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Overall responsibility for developing and
executing the annual marketing plan aligned to the Uganda strategy and the
Africa marketing priorities that will support the actualization of the d.light
Uganda yearly revenue targets (i.e. Creating trade marketing plans for
individual products and product ranges).
Brand strategy implementation to create an
emotional connection between products, d.light, our customers and our partners.
Develop and implement channel and consumer
initiatives to in support of market positioning and brand growth aligned to the
Uganda strategy and Africa marketing strategy.
Spearhead marketing operations & execution,
enable efficient delivery and to scale with quality and consistency aligned to
global brand guidelines
Manage, monitor and track the allocated country
marketing budget to deliver initiatives within budget and achieve an ROI.
Lead & create a climate that attracts,
retains and motivates quality & engaged team members.
Manage and drive presence and engagement on
critical social media platforms.
Support all customer experience initiatives as

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Demonstrate analytical capability to utilize of
data trends & analysis to guide business decision in all marketing
initiatives (in both short & long term aspects).
Commercial acumen to support in executing
marketing plans to derive profitability and revenue generation.
Experience leading team in a fast-paced
environment (preferably Telco, FMCG or Service), partnering with senior
managers and business leaders.
Strong mindset for continuous improvement and
meeting or exceeding expectations and able to demonstrate complete discretion
and confidentiality.
Superior verbal and written communication
skills, with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy.
Business driven and exceptional influencing
skills; Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, presentation and
time-management skill.
Passion for social enterprise, development of
people and environmental benefits.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs to
recruitment.uganda@dlight.com with the subject “Head of Marketing”
Deadline: Monday 6th
January 2020
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