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Thursday, 29 May 2014

Sales and Marketing Manager - NFT Consult Uganda

Job Title: Sales and Marketing Manager
Organisation: NFT Consult
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country: Uganda

About Us:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for it valuable client, a value added timber products business with operations in Mozambique, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda and the largest commercial timber species planter in East Africa. The business is growing rapidly and there is a large focus on diversifying product streams, broadening the customer base, and ratcheting the commercial side of the business and the organization's market positioning.

Job Summary: The Sales and Marketing manager is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the sales and marketing plan that includes branding and communications, products and services in addition to pricing to ensure the company achieves its KPIs in a cost efficient manner.

Offer a coherent understanding of the sawn lumber and charcoal and biomass markets in Uganda
To maximize sales of both product streams
To provide in depth pricing and competitor intelligence and related market analysis
To draw up and implement a marketing plan for the product lines
Contribute and implement the Go to Market and channel strategies for the East African region.
Propose and deliver sales targets based on current strategy and business plans.
Develop campaign plans and Key Account plans, including channels, influencers and other demand creators.

The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor's degree in Procurement & Logistics, Business Administration, Commerce or related field.
Possession of an advanced degree or Post Graduate Diploma will be an added advantage.
The applicant should have good knowledge and understanding of cross-border logistics (freight shipping)

Skills and Experience:
At least five (5) years’ experience
Excellent communication skills
High team work
Technology skills i.e. proficiency in Power Point, MS Excel, Outlook and MS Word
Planning and organization skills very essential
Excellent analytical skills

All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format will be considered.

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