Mukwano Industries Uganda Limited Research and Product Development Executive Jobs in Uganda

Mukwano Industries Uganda Limited Research and Product Development Executive Jobs in Uganda

Reporting to the Marketing Manager / Gm Sales and Marketing, the Successful Candidate Will;

  • Consulting with various process stake holders in regard to design requirements and regulations

  • Coordinating the process of creating and developing new products.

  • Research and develop new ideas and processes to improve the performance and design for new or existing products/ Brands.

  • Brand labeling and packaging coordination from development, verification, Approach and Execution

  • Through qualitative and validated Research and Market information, Determines customers’ needs and desires.

  • Coordinate and participate in new product development process and requirements, implement agreed action plans.

  • Conduct ‘Customer Satisfaction Survey’. Make recommendations for present and future products

  • Assesses competitors’ products on market share, draft analysis and comparative reports.

  • Be part in sales strategy team to set short-term and long-term product sales forecasts.

  • Allocate, file and maintain Bar Coding for respective Brands and their specific key units.

  • Do market research and make share findings on competitor products specifications, pricing imbalances.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies, Trade Fairs ,etc.

  • Part of team participating in promotions, exhibitions, trade fairs, new product launches etc where brand recognition and visibility is boosted.

  • Develop and submit many data analysis, qualitative and critical reports for all products performance records, future recommendations, change in sales strategy, market behaviors etc.

  • Compliant to laid company policy procedures, SOP under ISO system. Participate in
    all internal and external qualitative audits, customers audits etc.

  • Any other duties assigned by your supervisor

    Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration or any other related field.

  • A post Graduate Diploma or Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialty in marketing is an added advantage.

  • 2 years of relevant experience in a marketing field in FMCGs is required

  • Reasonable knowledge on MS Office, Excel and Power Point.

    Skills and Competences

  • Product Management, People Management, Good Customer Care skills, Product Development, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Sales Planning, Inventory Control, Financial Planning and Strategy.

  • Self-motivated with excellent personnel management skills.

  • Knowledge of different Computer programs, particularly MS Office, Excel, Advanced Excel, and MS Word.

  • Ability to handle multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced working environment.

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent team player and has the ability to manage time in an efficient manner.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Mukwano Industries Uganda Limited Research and Product Development Executive Jobs in Uganda

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