- Company: Aqua Unique Africa Ltd.
- Experience: 5 - 10 yers
- Studies: Bachelor
- Category: Management - Executive - Director
- Contract: Undefined
- Salary: Undefined
SALES MANAGERAre you ambitious and looking to work in a dynamic start-up environment? Don’t miss the opportunity to join this innovative company with strong global roots.Aqua Unique Africa is seeking a strong, dynamic, self and result driven Sales Manager for its operation in Uganda and later in the greater East Africa region including South Sudan. The position is based in Kampala, but frequent sales-related travel in Uganda and further afield is required.The Sales Manager will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the development and expansion of the company and will be awarded accordingly.A successful candidate will fulfil the following requirements:• Bachelor’s or Master Degree from a credited university in business, sales, marketing, entrepreneurship, engineering or related fields.• 5+ years of sales and marketing experience in a management role, with demonstrated increase of responsibility.• Proven sales management experience as demonstrated by strong growth of company sales and business development.• Excellent leadership skills. Must be able to develop and motivate a team through inspirational leadership and innovative coaching.• Demonstrated experience in sales, marketing, customer service, project management and public relations.• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally and with sensitivity amongst culturally diverse staff and customers and contacts.• Proven ability to build and maintain strong, professional working relationships with colleagues, clients, partners and other key stakeholders.• Proven ability to strategize, organize, and deliver a customized, targeted sales pitch to a broad spectrum of potential customers across diversified market segments.• Ability to act independently and proactively, while exercising maturity, resilience and good judgment.• Exceptional organizational skills with an emphasis on detail and team management.• Mastery of English with excellent command of the language, both written and oral.• Knowledge of local languages including Swahili is an advance.• Highly experience in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Publisher and Indesign is an advance.• Experience in commercial use of social media is an advance• Flexibility with shifting priorities and competing demands in a fast-paced and challenging work environment.• Willingness to work flexible hours (including periodic evenings and weekends) and to travel within Uganda and the greater East Africa region.• Experience with CRM software is a major asset.• Past experience in international company is an advance.• Respect for all persons, regardless of religion, ethnicity, class or gender.The position of a Sales Manager entails:• Identifying new business development and seek innovative approaches to capture new market opportunities and exceed sales/revenue targets.• Design and implement product trainings and sales/marketing workshops for sales department and product dealers/distributors to increase capacity and output.• Liaise with CEO to develop effective, lowest-cost supply chain and distribution system for direct consumer sales.• Coordinate with the CEO and production team on quality assurance, consumer feedback, and product research and development on existing and new products and concepts.• Design, implement, and oversee targeted marketing efforts across diversified market segments. Must be capable of developing creative, regionally appropriate campaigns that yield maximum impact and ROI.• Develop and implement effective communication strategies to raise the company and brand profile with demonstrated, measurable gains in the product and brand visibility.• Monitoring and analysing sales and external market trends.• Building strong customer relationships by leveraging information and defining opportunities• Building and leading cross-functional teams that are able to anticipate and deliver solutions to client issues.Reporting and Administration• Maintain diligent records and oversee administration of all sales department activities, including management of department-wide daily, weekly, and monthly reporting, in addition to quarterly and annual reports, and funding, program, and strategy proposals.• Ensure rigorous financial management, regulatory compliance, accurate and timely reporting.