Fresher  Officer – Trade Marketing Job Opportunities – MTN Uganda

Job Title:    Officer – Trade Marketing (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: MTN Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager-Trade Marketing

 

About US:

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.

 

Job Summary:  The Officer-Trade Marketing will support the Trade Marketing function as regards, Go-To-Market delivery support and ensure that all planned Trade Marketing activities are duly implemented. With the guidance of the Manager – Trade Marketing, ensures that the Company obtains value for money in its Trade Marketing initiatives.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Support in implementing the agreed short-, medium- and long-term Trade Marketing objectives.
  • Provide administrative support on all cross functional issues affecting the Trade in the various regions, including reports and financials.
  • Participate in tender meetings as a member and ensure that the trade marking interests are fully addressed.
  • Advise on trade marking effectiveness through regular monitoring and reporting of execution and impact of all the trade marking activities to both Customers and the Company.
  • Build and maintain healthy business relationships with all the trade and Marketing stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Co-ordinate the resolution of Trade Marketing supplier complaints/problems including payment queries.
  • Work hand in hand with the commercial team and other relevant stakeholders to share and incorporate feedback of planned Trade Marketing activities.
  • Regularly search for information on competitor activity both internally and externally with suggestions on corrective responses
  • Track expenditure lines of the trade marketing function against the approved budget and highlight areas of inefficiency and propose remedial actions.
  • Perform any other function as may be delegated from time to time.

 

Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA’s)

  • Trade visibility of the MTN Mobile Money brand and propositions
  • MTN Mobile Money brand presence and ensure sales at mass gathering that conform to strategy.
  • Successful execution of the MTN Mobile Money trade marketing activities





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the MTN Uganda Officer – Trade Marketing job placement must hold a business degree (or its equivalent) with a bias to marketing, communications or a related field.
  • At least 2 – 3 years’ working experience in a retail trade marketing environment.
  • Ability to create market relevance and opportunities from abstract opportunities and conceptual plans.
  • Overall market knowledge.
  • Ability to track competitor market activities and strategic maneuvers.
  • Understanding of FMCG market trends.
  • Knowledge of MTN Mobile Money products and services.
  • Basic financial literacy.
  • Team player
  • Team leader.

 

Competencies:

  • A-Z of brand management
  • Events and project management training
  • Regular MTN Mobile Money Products and Services briefings
  • Foundations of the Financial Industry in Uganda

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join MTN in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the MTN e-portal link below.

 

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