FINCA Uganda Direct Sales Manager Jobs

FINCA Uganda Direct Sales Manager Jobs

Job Description

Job Title: Direct Sales Manager

Department: Sales & Marketing

Reports to: Commercial and Projects Director

About Bright Life

BrightLife—a FINCA International company—is a social enterprise which combines innovative financing, community networks, and the highest quality clean energy brands to improve lives for the BOP and unlock the productive potential of Ugandans. BrightLife actively seeks out the best-in-class renewable energy products from both proven and up-and-coming brands. Our product line includes a growing range of solar home systems, entry-level solar lights, solar appliances, and clean cook stoves which can be purchased in pay-as-you-go installments, and are sold through a network of direct sales agents, community networks, and strategically selected distribution partners. More than 30,000 Ugandans have already utilized BrightLife’ s unique distribution and financing model to better their lives.

BrightLife is uniquely linked to the FINCA International family of social enterprises, which includes 20 financial institutions across four world regions and more than 30 years of experience in reaching underserved communities and individuals. FINCA’s financial service operations in Africa span DR Congo, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.


BrightLife is looking for a passionate, experienced, high performing and result oriented Direct Sales Manager skilled in leadership, training, critical thinking, problem solving and with the ability to ensure milestone deliverables through overall coordination and implementation of detailed regional plans. This is a one-year position that will require frequent movement and settlement in different areas within the entire sphere of Uganda.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

The position requires an individual who is full of energy, has a good attitude, creative, results driven and keen on helping BrightLife meet its customer acquisition, product and revenue growth strategic objectives. S/he will be responsible for:

  • Leadership: Identify, recruit and train high-performing Sales Agents, Supervisors and Customer Relationship Executives and training champions. Be a lead on specific strategic initiatives as delegated by
    the Commercial and Projects Director.
  • Sales Team Management: Directly supervise, motivate and monitor a group of Sales Supervisors and their agents, making sure to deliver sales targets and repayment rates per portfolio in a cost efficient and timeous manner. Provide day to day sales guidance to ensure sales efficiency.
  • KPI Tracking: With the guidance of the Commercial and Projects Director, develop and maintain accurate KPIs for the sales agent network, and monitor KPIs to increase efficiency and productivity of the agent network. These will be reviewed periodically.
  • Leads Generation: Manage marketing, promotional and other event schedules for regional, partner and other sales events in an effort to generate leads for social impact.
  • Support /Link: Serve as a support for other departments to provide end to end feedback from departmental engagements and therefore improve BrightLife’s clients’ satisfaction levels.
  • Strategic initiatives: Follow through and execute strategic initiatives as guided by the Head of Sales and Marketing, in a bid to grow our sales effectiveness, channels and partner engagements through project tracking and reporting.
  • Business Insights: Provide daily, weekly and monthly insights on business performance and the trajectory thereof, to ensure team preparedness to bridge the gaps and succeed at their goals.
  • Collections: Provide leadership to ensure proper management and after sales support to all BrightLife clients in the region. The objective is to maintain a highly repaying/performing portfolio.

    For more information and application details, see; FINCA Uganda Direct Sales Manager Jobs

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