Fresher Research & Product Development Executive Job Opportunities – Mukwano Group of Companies

 

Job Title:    Research & Product
Development Executive

Organisation: Mukwano
Group of Companies

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Ref:
MIUL/RPDE/18/11/2020

 

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:

·        
Through
qualitative and validated Research and Market information, Determines
customers’ needs and desires.

·        
Coordinate
and participate in new product development process and requirements, implement
agreed action plans.

·        
Conduct
‘Customer Satisfaction Survey’. Make recommendations for present and future
products

·        
Assesses
competitors’ products on market share, draft analysis and comparative reports.

·        
Be part
in sales strategy team to set short-term and long-term product sales forecasts.

·        
Allocate,
file and maintain Bar Coding for respective Brands and their specific key
units.

·        
Do
market research and make share findings on competitor products specifications,
pricing imbalances.

·        
Maintain
professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;
reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks;
participating in professional societies, Trade Fairs, etc.

·        
Part of
team participating in promotions, exhibitions, trade fairs, new product
launches etc where brand recognition and visibility is boosted.

·        
Develop
and submit many data analysis, qualitative and critical reports for all
products performance records, future recommendations, change in sales strategy,
market behaviors etc.

·        
Any
other duties assigned by the BUM.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration,
Economics or any other related field.

·        
A post
Graduate Diploma or Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialty
in sales and marketing is an added advantage.

·        
Two
years of relevant experience in a marketing field in FMCGs is required.

·        
Product
Management, People Management, Good Customer Care skills, Product Development,
Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Sales Planning, Inventory Control,
Financial Planning and Strategy

·        
Self-motivated
with excellent personnel management skills and a good team player

·        
Knowledge
of different Computer programs, particularly MS Office (Excel, Advanced Excel,
and MS Word).

·        
Ability
to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced working environment

·        
Possess
strong presentation and interpersonal skills

 

How to Apply:

All those interested
in working with Mukwano Group should send their applications online at the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 2nd December 2020

 

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