Jobs – Sales and Relationship Manager needed at RTS Global Partners

Job Title: Sales and Relationship Manager – Construction

Organisation: RTS Global Partners
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About RTS:
RTS Global Partners is the first company of its type in Africa & Middle East to provide superior executive advisory, management consulting, talent scouting, succession planning and strategic recruitment outsourcing solutions to predominately family-based business groups and conglomerates.
Job Summary:
In 2014, RTS will see an expansion drive. The Apex Steel Branch in Uganda will act as a Steel, General Building Materials Import Trader and Manufacturer. The Sales and Relationship Manager involves developing new business opportunities, maintaining long standing relationship and maintaining a pulse on market trends in this fast evolving market.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Sales:
  • Meet and exceed sales targets for the branch and respective categories
  • Drive & motivate the commercial team to meet individual targets
  • Leverage growth opportunities & have a real-time track of competition
  • Maintain contact and soft relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Direct and coordinate counter and external sales efforts.
  • Assist in account development and new market opportunities.
  • Build a network of key players/developers/contractors within the local market.
2. Branch Involvement:
  • Work with the team to promote ‘Brand Apex’ in Uganda.
  • Manage resources and lead by example.
  • Work with staff; mentor; coach and develop resources for successful execution of branch objectives aligned to the overall organizational goal.
  • Manage inventory levels in liaison with the supply chain team and based on customer requirements; market forecasts and established min/max levels.
  • Strong background in construction or building materials or import/trade industries within Uganda.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should possess skills and experience in Sales, Business Development, Product Development
  • Experience in either Steel, Metals, Construction, Plastics, Hardware, Power Tools and Heavy Plant Industries.
  • The person needs to possess strong leadership qualities and a solid sales acumen.
  • Being customer centric and people oriented.
  • A motivated mentor – track record of up skilling staff, empowering and motivating.
  • Experience of range selling.
  • Would enjoy getting to know the local network.
  • We prefer candidates currently Living in Uganda, or with past experience.
How to Apply for the job:
Please apply by sending your Email applications to: [email protected] with an updated CV and Introduction. We would like to interview in January/February.

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