Marketing and Sales Director Job Opportunity at Q-Sourcing Servtec

Job Title:   Marketing and Sales Director 

Organisation: Q-Sourcing Servtec

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Q-Sourcing Servtec. is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develops and implements strategic marketing plans and sales plans and forecasts to achieve corporate objectives for products and services
  • Advises and approves sales/marketing operating budgets for a specified period for the different departments
  • Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail.
  • Approves and recommends product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share.
  • Achieves satisfactory profit/loss ratio and market share in relation to present standards and industry and economic trends.
  • Ensures effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets.
  • Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
  • Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
  • Guides preparation of marketing activity reports and presents to executive management.
  • Establishes and maintains a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events.
  • Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly.
  • Directs staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and marketing programs.
  • Directs market channel development activity and coordinates sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals.
  • Represents company at trade association meetings to promote product.
  • Meets with key clients, assisting sales representative with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals.
  • Coordinates liaison between sales department and other sales related units.
  • Analyses and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements.
  • Assists other departments within organization to prepare manuals and technical publications.
  • Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion.
  • Reviews and analyses sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Marketing and Sales Director must hold a Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing or business administration or equivalent
  • 10+ years of relevant experience with progressive management operations.
  • Master’s degree in sales, marketing or business administration added advantage
  • Evidence of ability to innovate and implement change successfully
  • Ability to prioritize high-value tasks and focus under pressure
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Abilities and skills
  • Able to be persuasive and procure buy-in from upper management
  • Solid computer skills and awareness of web-based marketing and social media
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Driven and committed to success while maintaining integrity

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a comprehensive CV and certified copies of academic documents by e-mail to recruitment@qsourcing.com

Note:  Please kindly mark your application as “Application_ Marketing and Sales Director” in the subject line of your email.

Deadline: 27th August 2018

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