Job Title: National Commercial Sales Manager (Agro-input Products)

Deadline: 28/06/2024

Employment Type: Full-time

Organization: Grainpulse Ltd

Industry: Agriculture

Location: Kampala, Uganda

About Grainpulse Ltd: Grainpulse Ltd is an integrated agribusiness company in Uganda, specializing in producing quality crop-specific fertilizer blends and facilitating market access for farmers’ outputs such as coffee, grains, and pulses.

Job Summary: The National Commercial Sales Manager (Agro-input Products) will lead a dynamic team in driving growth for Grainpulse Ltd’s agricultural product portfolio. This role involves strategic planning, implementation, and tracking of sales, marketing, distribution, and product development programs aimed at commercial farmers and key accounts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic sales, marketing, and distribution plans for agro-input products.
  • Prepare and manage sales, distribution, and marketing budgets.
  • Analyze market trends and prepare sales forecasts and reports.
  • Represent Grainpulse Ltd at trade association meetings and industry events.
  • Lead product development initiatives and pricing strategies.
  • Establish and maintain a consistent corporate image across all product lines.
  • Identify and pursue business development opportunities.
  • Develop partnerships to enhance synergies within the Grainpulse ecosystem.
  • Engage in company projects and activities as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills, and Work Experience:

  • Education: University Degree in Agriculture with a focus on Soil and Crop Nutrition, Marketing, Sales, or related fields.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in sales, marketing, and/or distribution, preferably in agro-inputs like fertilizer.
  • Strong command of English; knowledge of Ugandan local languages is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in MS Office; ability to develop quantitative reports.
  • Strong business acumen, strategic thinking, and results-driven approach.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to conduct extensive field visits.

Application Process: All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their Job Applications (addressed to the Human Resource Manager) to Recruitment@grainpulse.co.ug. Please include the following:

  • Detailed CV
  • Certified copies of academic certificates (originals to be presented at the interview)
  • Copies of stamped salary pay slips for March, April, and May 2024

Note: Women with the required qualifications, work experience, knowledge, and skills are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Providing false information/documents will result in criminal prosecution.

Application Deadline: 28th June 2024

This listing is designed to attract qualified candidates for the National Commercial Sales Manager position at Grainpulse Ltd in Kampala, Uganda, providing clear instructions on how to apply and emphasizing the company’s commitment to integrity and gender inclusivity. Adjust the application details as necessary before posting.

 

 



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