Sales Representative Jobs – Hima Cement

 




 

Job Title:    Sales Representative

Organisation: Hima
Cement Ltd (LafargeHolcim Group)

Duty Station:  Western
Uganda

Reports to: Regional
Territory Manager

Vacancy Code:
SRWX01

 

About US:

Hima 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. Hima 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 such as 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 growing the regional
clientele profile by opening new customer accounts, generating sales orders,
and conducting regular market intelligence analysis and customer service
excellence.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
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.

·       
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
ideal candidate for the Hima Cement Sales Representative job should hold a
Bachelors of Honors degree in a business related course from a recognised
university.

·       
Additional
training in sales excellence, administration and management is desired.

·       
Must
have related work experience in a similar busy work environment for at least 3
years

·       
Knowledge
of local languages (Luganda and Runyakitara) will be an advantage as it will
ease communication with retailers and traders

·       
Must
possess a Valid Driver’s license; i.e. 2 years’ experience in driving and
accident free.

·       
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 communicator

·       
Self-driven,
results oriented.

·       
Able to
plan and prioritise

·       
Comfortable
dealing with people and a good listener

·       
Reliable,
tolerant & determined

·       
Able to
work extended hours when required

·       
Good
verbal communication skills

 

NB: Hima
cement will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful
candidate.

 

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 not later than 12th December, 2020.
(Email your application and CV to career.applications.hima@lafargeholcim.com
and let’s save the environment).

 

Key Notes:

·       
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 email. (Check on top of this advert
for details)

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Address to:

 

The Human Resource
Manager – Corporate

Hima Cement Ltd,
Namanve Industrial Area

P.O Box 7230 Kampala.
Uganda

 

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