Soroti Fruits Limited Marketing Manager Jobs in Soroti Uganda

Soroti Fruits Limited Marketing Manager Jobs in Soroti Uganda

Soroti Fruits Limited (Softe)is a fruit processing plant and a subsidiary of Uganda Development Corporation (UDC). The company is to produce ready to drink fruit juice as well as concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges, Mangoes and Pineapples.

SOFTE therefore invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the vacant positions below;

Job Title & Number of Vacancies:

Marketing Manager (1)
Reports to:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    Duty Station:
  • Soroti

    Job Summary:

    The Marketing Manager will be the lead person in the implementation of the Marketing and Sales Strategy.

    Main Duties

  • Ensure that periodical market research activities are undertaken on fruit juice market in order to develop and maintain an appropriate product mix and marketing strategies.
  • Put in place a pricing strategy that will ensure effective market penetration in the targeted markets and maximize profits for the company;
  • Organize and manage the launch of the SOFTE brand on the market;
  • Promote and position SOFTE brand and products on the market;
  • Establish and manage a distribution strategy that will ensure effective penetration of SOFTE brand and products in the targeted markets;
  • Develop and implement an effective export marketing strategy
  • Maintain good public and media relations by winning the support of media institutions, media managers and reporters;
  • Supervise, coordinate and appraise the performance of the marketing team
  • Ensure that
    SOFTE teams offer good customer service throughout all business interaction with customers.
  • Any other official duties as may be assigned by the CEO

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A Master's Degree in Business Administration (Marketing Option), Marketing or related degree
  • A professional membership qualification e.g. Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is an added advantage
  • At least 8 years working as a Marketing or Sales Manager in a First Moving Consumer Goods organization.
  • Should be result oriented, team player with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer packages.
  • Should have good leadership skills.

    How to Apply
  • Applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer, Soroti Fruits Limited, Plot 1.4, Pineapple Road, Soroti Industrial & Business Park, Arapai, P. O. Box 154, Soroti.
  • Online Applications: hr_softe@udc.go.ug
  • Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 29th March 2019


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