Marketing Manager Job Placement – Movit Products Limited

Job Title:     Marketing Manager
Organization: Movit
Products Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Marketing officer          
About US:
Movit Products Ltd is a Ugandan personal care company based
in Kampala, manufacturing personal care products. Its brands include Movit,
Radiant, Baby Junior, Skin Guard, Pine and NAN. The company was founded in
1997, by Simpson Birungi as a makeshift workshop in Namasuba, Wakiso District.
In 1999 the first Movit product, Herbal Baby Jelly, was put on the market. Over
the years, Movit, the company’s flagship name, has grown into one of Uganda’s
top cosmetics brands with distribution links in both East Africa and the COMESA
regions. Other known products from Movit include the Body Milk Lotion, Junior
Petroleum Jelly, Movit No base Relaxer and many more
Job Summary: To
coordinate all marketing activities in the international business operations of
MPL so as to meet the company strategic objectives
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       
Take part in the overall market planning by
providing insights of international business operations to help achieve the strategic
objectives of the business;
·       
Enhance the contribution to revenue per
product  for the 3 brands through
executing market research, product portfolio management, tracking and brand
activations in line the respective departmental work plan;
·       
Field visits and reporting to follow up on the
challenges faced, new expectations and follow up towards their achievement;
·       
Coordinating the implementation of customer
relationship marketing programs for international business;
·       
Coordinate channel branding consistency in the
respective countries to ensure the three brands are well represented;
·       
Prepare and submit relevant administrative
documents in a timely and accurate manner, i.e.: letters of credit; credit
control mechanisms; licenses; declarations; clearances, permission letters,
safety protocols, goods handling instructions, routing, proper packing,
suitable transport methods and safety documentation.;
·       
Follow-up on the implementation of the Export
Sale strategies that may include Trade shows, Market activation events and
market intelligence plans; and
·       
Perform general market audits in line with
general trade merchandizing and supermarkets merchandizing.
·       
Daily tracking of  order status for all approved transactions
·       
Ensure 100% payment before the dispatch of the
agent’s consignments
·       
Ensure 100% compliance as per the country trade
regulations
·       
Timely delivery of the required  product sample to regulatory body with in the
specific timelines
·       
Make status reports on key supervised company
activation campaigns
·       
Tracking and monitoring company based activities
to ensure visibility and value for money
·       
Update the company customer data base
·       
Weekly itinerary for all the zones/agents in the
assigned region with clear supervisory activity based plans
·       
Ensure 100% management of all customer
complaints
·       
Ensure 100% compliance with the required export
documentation check list
·       
Ensure 100% success rate on all assigned export
deliveries
·       
Express a high degree of flexibility and
versatility
·       
Analytical Decisions
·       
Operation Decisions



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in a relevant field
·        Computer literacy
·       
Budgeting skills
·       
Knowledge of relevant legislations
·       
Global marketing knowledge
·       
Strong analytical skills
·       
Tactical skills
·        Supervisory skills
·       
Leadership skills
·       
Communication skills
·       
Interpersonal skills
·       
Conflict management skills
·       
Organizational skills
·       
Ability to work under pressure
·       
At least three (3) years’ experience in the
previous grade
How to Apply:
 To apply, please send
your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail
below. Emails that exceed 2MB will not be considered
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those
that qualify will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic
disqualification.
Deadline: 13th
February 2020
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