Job Listing: Field Sales Team Leader

Location: Jinja and surrounding districts

About Numida:
Numida uses proprietary credit models and tech-enabled underwriting processes to provide unsecured working capital loans to African micro and small businesses. We anticipate enabling at least 1 million small business owners on the continent to achieve their dreams within 10 years. We are Uganda’s first YC-backed startup and are backed by world-class investors such as Serena Ventures, Onafriq, Breega, and 4Di Capital. For more information about Numida, please visit numida.com.

The Role:
We are seeking a self-driven and results-oriented Field Sales Team Leader to convert potential clients into successful loan applicants. This position reports to Numida’s Marketing Manager and requires someone highly energetic, performance-driven, and organized.

Role Description:
As the Field Sales Team Leader at Numida, you will oversee Sales and Marketing Interns, providing guidance and support to ensure successful client conversion and achievement of sales targets. You will collaborate with the Marketing Manager to drive the marketing strategy forward.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of Sales and Marketing Interns, providing training, coaching, and ongoing support.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Manager to develop and implement strategic initiatives to promote Numida’s offerings.
  • Set clear sales targets and performance metrics, monitoring progress and providing feedback.
  • Develop and implement effective sales strategies and tactics to optimize customer acquisition.
  • Foster a collaborative and results-driven team culture, encouraging innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Conduct market research and analyze trends to identify growth opportunities.
  • Act as a liaison between the sales team and other departments within Numida.
  • Provide regular reports and updates to the Marketing Manager on team performance.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree or Diploma in Sales and Marketing or relevant field.
  • 1-2 years of previous sales or customer-facing role experience.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Proficient in computer and mobile technology.
  • Fluency in English and Luganda, Lusoga is an advantage.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and empathy.

Who You Are:

  • A believer in small business growth in Uganda for community development.
  • Highly productive, results-oriented, and committed to excellence.
  • Street-smart, confident communicator with business owners.
  • Balanced planner and doer, entrepreneurial in spirit.
  • Team player with humility and openness to feedback.

Why Numida:

  • Active inclusion and diversity.
  • Transparency and customer success.
  • Doing things right.
  • Valuing and supporting growth.
  • Fun and dynamic work environment.

To apply, visit UWESO’s website (www.uweso.org) and email your Cover letter and detailed CV with three referees in a single PDF document (not more than 5MB) to jobs@uweso.org by March 01, 2024, 5 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any attempts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

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