Job Title: Account Manager (10 positions)

Company: Youth Platform Africa (YPA)
Location: Uganda
Industry: Agribusiness
Type: Full-time
Application Deadline: 20th/05/2024.

Job Description:

The Account Manager will create long-term, trusting relationships with our clients. This role involves overseeing a portfolio of assigned customers, developing new business from existing clients, and actively seeking new sales opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships.
  • Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize profits.
  • Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders, and executive sponsors.
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives.
  • Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas.
  • Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g., quarterly sales results and annual forecasts).
  • Prepare reports on account status.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to identify and grow opportunities within the territory.
  • Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed.

About Youth Platform Africa:

Youth Platform Africa (YPA) is a dynamic organization operating in the agribusiness sector in Uganda. YPA is committed to empowering young people through various initiatives and opportunities within the agricultural industry, promoting sustainable practices and economic development.


  • Proven work experience as an Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Sales Account Manager, Junior Account Manager, or relevant role.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present, and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level.
  • Solid experience with CRM software (e.g., Salesforce, Zoho CRM, or HubSpot) and MS Office (particularly MS Excel).
  • Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects simultaneously while maintaining sharp attention to detail.

How to Apply:

Candidates are encouraged to send their resume and qualifications to as soon as possible. Please include “Account Manager Application” in the subject line of your email.

About Youth Platform Africa:

Youth Platform Africa (YPA) is a leading organization in the agribusiness industry, dedicated to fostering youth empowerment and sustainable agricultural practices. Located in Uganda, YPA is at the forefront of driving economic development through innovative agribusiness solutions.




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