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Friday, 22 November 2013

Sales Manager- DATUM AFRICA LIMITED Uganda

Job title: Sales Manager
Employment type: Part time
Country: Uganda
City Kampala
Closing date: December 1, 2013 - 5pm

Datum Africa is a young and dynamic company focused on building long term brands in East Africa. Based in Kampala, a natural hub for the East African region, we specialize in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), including food and non-food products
We are looking to fill the following position; this challenging opportunity requires an individual who is able to demonstrate a high level of technical and managerial ability in specific areas with great attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities
Answer all inquiries from customers and respond to customer requests, converting inquiries into opportunities and additional sales.
Provide customers with product and service information, and generate quotations as required.
Ensure that all confirmed orders are registered with immediate supervisor for prompt delivery of material
Ensure that products appear in the right stores, at the appropriate time and in correct quantities
Work closely with customers to decide how goods should be displayed to maximize customer interest and sales

Maintain awareness of competitors’ products and performance
Identify, research, and resolve customer issues by communicating with other team members as necessary.
Up-sell products and/or services on customer orders and quote requests by offering items related to the enquiry.
Perform contract review before inputting sales orders (customer purchase orders)
Always project a positive attitude when working with customers and co-workers.
Research and resolve billing issues, invoice requests, or misapplied payments.
Recognize, document, and alert the supervisor of trends in customer inquiries.
Maintain viable information in computer system with regards to customer and contact information
Personality requirements for all positions above:
The successful candidate will have;
A University degree in Marketing, Business Management/ Business Administration;
2 – 3 Years progressive experience in FMCG, tyre industry, direct selling sales & marketing experience
High degree of self-awareness
Must work well under pressure, be able to juggle many projects simultaneously, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must also have an excellent sense of priorities.
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Competent in Microsoft Office applications.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Apply to
Candidates with the above qualifications should please forward their applications no later than 1st December 2013 to the address below:
Attn: Director
Datum Africa Limited
Plot 14/28 Kibira Rd, Industrial Area, P.O. Box 3554 Kampala, Uganda.
Fax: (+256)414-344602
Email: neeral@datum.com.hk