Job Details

City:
Kampala
Job Location:
Uganda
Contract Type:
Full time, Contract
Job category:
Marketing

Company Details

Company industry:
Consulting
Company Type:
Employer (Private Sector)
No. of Employees:
6-10

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Experienced (non-manager)
Degree:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Negotiation, problem solving and decision making skills

Language Skills

English

Job Description

Maintaining well managed client database for proper communication management
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Sales

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. The Brand Executive will gain a clear understanding of clients’ individual consumption needs, business needs and requirements for effective business growth and development of the Company products.

2. Keenly monitor and analyze market trends, research consumer markets as well as targeted consumers insights and competitors’ activities to identify opportunities and key issues for brand growth and future buying and selling trends in the market for long-term competitive advantage.

3. Advise on new and innovative growth strategies to drive sale of stock through various promotional activities translate brand strategies into brand plans, brand positioning and go-to-market strategies, evaluating alternate marketing plans, product/portfolio strategies, pricing/trade promotion plans, and distribution/channels strategies. Network with key stakeholders throughout the organization to both manage the work and ensure effective buy-in and deliver optimum enterprise value.

4. Key contact person to represent the company at brand events such as exhibitions, activations, tradeshows, launches, demonstrations and key client events and any other related events

5. Update clients and distributors on new product, product activations, promotions and other key activities that are in line with stakeholder management and business development.

6. Negotiating on price and placement with direct clients, outlets and distributors.

7. Key contact person for stock level confirmations, client orders, follow up on stock deliveries, returns, payment collections and reconciliations of client accounts with all internal processes.

8. Contribution to the continuous learning and development of colleagues through sharing best practices, development and facilitation of trainings and upskilling sessions.

9. Maintaining well managed client database for proper communication management

10. Performing any other duty or task assigned to him or her.

Key Performance Indicators:
Number of new and maintained active client portfolio
Increased of sales and market infiltration level
Consistent product delivery and timely payment reconciliation
Consistent product information reporting

Position Requirements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

1. The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sales & Marketing or a Business related field.
2. At least four years of professional background in sales, marketing and brand management with two years’ experience in sales and marketing of wines and spirits.
3. Skills in relationship and stakeholder management with service orientation
4. Broad knowledge and understanding of consumer activation principles and demonstrate strong experience of organizing large scale brand experiential events
5. High degree of creativity, innovation, pro-activism and dynamism
6. Good negotiation, problem solving and decision making skills
7. Acts with high degree of ownership, personal accountability, ethics and integrity
8. Excellent communication and records management skills
9. Ability to handle sales related pressure and discipline and capacity to work alone for long periods
10. Passionate and knowledgeable about wines and spirits and up to date with the trending foods and beverage trends that can drive CU growth and development
11. Should have a track record for meeting sales and business development goals.
12. Willingness to travel and work flexible hours as required in brand management activities
13. Fluent in spoken & written English and knowledge of local language is essential.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

About the Company

We are a one stop Human Resources consultancy firm in Uganda that offers simple and cost-effective Human Resource solution to our clients. We have a rich experience in several industries ranging from Oil and Gas, Insurance and financial services among others. We are renowned for our talent management initiatives in all areas of corporate roles. Strategic Engagement provides strategic advice in the areas of executive and non executive talent acquisition and retention, outsourcing, compensation and reward advisory, personal branding, outplacement and exit management. For your Human Resources needs, think Strategic!
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