Chemicals Sales Manager in Kampala, Uganda

Chemicals Sales Manager in Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary

Our client, a company dealing with chemicals such as

  • Solvents (Toluene, Hexane, white spirits)

  • Alcohols (methanol, ethanol)

  • Inorganic chemicals (caustic soda, soda ash, sodium nitrate)

  • Lubricants and oil additives

  • Organic chemicals (glycerin, glycols, acetic acid)

  • Automotive and performance fluids (brake fluids)

  • Polyurethane chemicals (TDI, polyol)

  • Plastics

  • Paints

  • Cosmetics & detergents

  • Oil and gas

  • They are looking to fill the role of a Sales Manager with similar experience in a busy company dealing with the above-mentioned products.

  • The jobholder will drive business in the company to realize profits.

  • The job is based in Kampala Uganda.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Focus on personal sales targets and new business development.

  • Proper customer base in Uganda is required

  • Follow the basic rules laid down in the management systems.

  • Coordinate customer contacts with respective importance to develop his leads to improve the sales.

  • Servicing existing accounts, obtain orders, and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.

  • Qualify and approach new customers allocated to you for development and ensure new wins every month.

  • Manage relationships with allocated existing or new customers and ensure business continuity to avoid down trading.

  • Ensure maximum achievement of all sales interactions as agreed with the field sales manager .i.e. maximum field sales calls

  • Support in conducting Sales campaigns with targeted customers identified by campaign for each trade lane development.

  • Enhance teamwork with other sales members by reporting new market trends, competitor’s behavioral patterns, undercutting practices and observe any new market entrants.

  • Daily use of Client
    relationship management tool to book meetings, companies targeted and ensure monthly targeted opportunities are met.

  • Market forecasting and analyzation of net profit targets each month on new sales accounts in line with annual targets.

  • Spotting new business opportunities from projects, multinationals, manufacturers and retail segments of the market.

    Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business administration, Marketing or related fields

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in sales &
  • Marketing those with a background selling above mentioned products will be given priority

  • Good knowledge of Ugandan market is required

  • Pleasant personality, strong presentation skills, excellent managerial skills (planning & budgeting, organizing, controlling, etc.)

  • Decision making & problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence effectively at all levels of the organization

  • Team player

  • Ability to build strong and long-lasting profitable relationships

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and disciplined

  • Must be aggressive, proactive and have a strong business acumen

  • Strong decision making skills, loyalty to brand & Collaborative skills

    How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to

  • Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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