Monday, 16 July 2018

Job Opportunity At Management Science for Health-Principal programme

About US:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a non-profit international health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.

Job Summary:  The Principal Programmer SharePoint/InfoPath is responsible for developing additional data sources, InfoPath data entry forms, SharePoint workflows and reports within the Pharmaceutical Information Portal (PIP) system of the Ministry of Health to support Uganda’s essential medicines and emergency health supply chain information needs. S/he is responsible for soliciting and refining requirements from the different user stakeholders and translating those requirements into SharePoint web based applications within the PIP. S/he also reviews and optimizes the current PIP setup and works with the Technical Advisor – MIS, Business Intelligence (BI) Software Programmer and other MIS team members on expansion and onsite maintenance of the PIP data warehouse and portal

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design, develop and maintain key components of the pharmaceutical information portal software suite using SharePoint Server 2013 and provide for the creation, modification and deletion of collections, sites, users, groups, document libraries, web parts and apps in SharePoint.
  • Develop and implement InfoPath online and offline data capture forms with relevant validations and implement SharePoint process workflows with relevant alerts and triggers in the data capture process as well as develop tabular and visual reports, dashboards and data export capabilities for various applications in the portal.
  • Perform user stakeholder engagement, requirements gathering, analysis and refinement and compile requirements documentation for applications in the PIP and develop required applications using software development best practices; debug, test, and deploy the software solutions.
  • Provide ongoing comprehensive central SharePoint server administration including management of SharePoint permissions, support for SharePoint sites and associated applications, test updates in a development environment for security and stability purposes and thereafter deploy updates on the PIP ensuring that the system is up to date with the latest Windows updates.
  • Perform backups and restorations with the SharePoint management shell and other tools, offsite and onsite system and user support as well as work with the Technical Advisor MIS to develop and execute MIS project plans within assigned schedules and timelines.
  • Train the Ministry of Health IT team to administer and manage the developed SharePoint and InfoPath applications in the PIP data warehouse and provide end user training to users at various levels on use of the deployed apps.
  • Participate in the development of data staging, extraction, transformation and loading packages into the PIP data warehouse including implementation of related data models, reports and performance indicators for data in the deployed apps.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Principal Programmer - Share Point job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or other strongly related field. Master’s degree in a related field an added advantage
  • Five years or more of professional working experience with demonstrated skills in software development and maintenance (i.e., software requirements analysis, software design including object oriented analysis and design, coding, testing, documentation, configuration management, user training, deployment, and lifecycle maintenance). This includes working with users to define requirements, architecting an effective software solution, and designing web pages and applications.
  • At least two years of experience as a SharePoint Developer in the analysis, design, hands-on development and delivery of web-based applications based on SharePoint. MCSE SharePoint, MCSD SharePoint Applications or other related Microsoft Certification
  • MCDS Web Applications certification is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of InfoPath forms development
  • Knowledge of C# and HTML5
  • Experience with SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio/VSTA and PowerShell. Experience of building and maintaining applications using object-oriented, distributed and service-oriented methodologies and architectures. Advanced knowledge/expertise in MS SharePoint 2013 development and administration.
  • Must have a strong programming background authoring well written, well documented, modular and clean code.
  • Experience with SharePoint’s application services framework including implementation, configuration, and usages of Search, Managed Metadata, User Profile Services.
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services, Report Builder, SQL Server Analysis Services, and/or SQL Server Integration Services is a plus.
  • Knowledge of relational enterprise database management systems, TSQL and data warehousing technologies.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to high quality/error free deliverables.
  • Must be motivated, independent and self-sufficient. Able to receive an assigned task and see it through to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Must be well organized, a good communicator, able to effectively prioritize tasks, and manage projects from concept to production.
  • Must be able to write thorough and concise functional and design specifications as well as easily readable end user documentation.
  • Must be well able to brainstorm with others, thrive in a collaborative team environment, multi task, and quickly adapt to change.
  • Emphasizes personal and professional growth by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and able to read and write in English.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking on the link below.

Job Opportunity At Lutheran World Relief-Procurement Officer

About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Takes lead in all procurement activities at the Sub Program level and ensures that all procurements are made in line with the LWF Procurement Manual;
  • Liaises with the Accountant and Heads of Section to ensure correct coding for purchasing of goods;
  • Prepares all necessary documentation for procurement of goods and services (i.e. procurement plan, supply requisitions, quotations, bid documents, agreements etc.);
  • In consultation with suppliers/vendors, he/she coordinates the delivery of goods purchased and makes timely arrangements for delivery of items to the camps;
  • Drafts correspondence related to procurement including letters to suppliers and follows up with them to ensure timely and safe delivery of goods and services;
  • Ensures that cash/cheque advances for procurement are accounted for in an appropriate and timely manner;
  • Ensures that timely payment is made to the suppliers after delivery of goods and services as specified in the LPO and/or contract;
  • Conducts regular Market survey of commonly use supplies and prequalification of eligible suppliers and establish supplier data base;
  • Maintains files of correspondence, reports and supporting documentation relating to procurement as evidence of compliance with the procurement procedures;
  • Maintains a proper system of way bills to control the dispatch and receipt of purchases, and items returned to suppliers for repair and/or replacement;
  • Liaises with the Administrator & stores/warehouse on safe and secure storage of items whilst in the office compound;
  • Prepares timely procurement minutes in accordance with the decisions made by the tender committee on the purchase of goods and/or services;
  • Ensure that all LWF/DWS assets are coded/tagged appropriately.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Procurement Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics, BBA, or equivalent;
  • Professional qualifications or any other recognized certification in supply chain management is an added advantage;
  • Three years of professional experience in procurement and logistics management with reputable organization;
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good Computer skills in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access;
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in tight deadline driven environment;
  • Ability to negotiate with vendors in a transparent manner;
  • Ability to work on own initiative, proactive attitude and a team player;
  • Good team player and strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Commitment to excellence and high quality results.

How to Apply:
Applications (motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names and e- mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally, should be sent via Email to: Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. Please use the title of the job you are applying for as the subject line. Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Human Resource Manager
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road after the American Embassy
P.O. Box 5827, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 20th July 2018

Job Opportunities At Etihad Airways-Sales Representative

Let your career take off with the World’s Leading Airline, Etihad Airways. Work in the forefront of the aviation industry, with the airline that has reimagined the flying experience through its pioneering products and services.
The successor will perform, coordinate and execute sales activities for assigned accounts, Overview and monitor the market and the competitors to ensure established Company sales targets are reached contributing to Company revenue objectives achievement.
  • Policies and procedures
    Follow all relevant policies, processes and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
  • Day-to-Day Operations
    Implement the day-to-day standard operations assigned to ensure compliance with the established standards and procedures. Refer to supervisor for complex tasks which may require exceptions to procedures
  • Safety, Quality & Environment
    Comply with all relevant safety, security, quality, health and environmental procedures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment
  • Define and agree periodic plan of sales activity to ensure targets are reached and recorded
  • Analyze the market?s potential to determine the value of existing and prospective customers in terms of sales opportunities
  • Collect, review and consolidate information to support the identification of intervention areas to ensure sales target achievement
  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with assigned current customers and prospective customers segment to generate revenues for the organization
  • Communicate and meet regularly with relevant accounts to inform about new products and promotions to increase sales in order to reach the expected sales target
  • Identify and implement fidelity techniques to ensure a long-lasting fruitful business relationship with major accounts
  • Research, gather and analyse products availability in the market to assist in the proposal of new products and services to improve Company sales
  • Research, gather and analyse competitors information to define the best selling approach to increase Company market quota and visibility
  • Cooperate with marketing to determine the best promotion sales techniques
  • Communicate and regularly meet with area intermediaries to inform about new products and promotions to ensure the best and most updated value proposal is timely communicated to the market
  • Coordinate and draft contractual agreements with intermediaries to ensure customer?s requirements are captured effectively and in compliance with existing policies
  • Negotiate and manage commercial agreements with assigned accounts of trade and corporate segment to ensure sales can be closed, respecting corporate guidelines and indications
  • Minimum Diploma (2 years or more).
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience within relevant field.
  • Communication skills – Excellent
  • English Language skills – Excellent
  • Negotiation skills – Advanced
  • Relationship Management skills – Advanced

How to Apply

2 Job Opportunities at BBC Media Action Tanzania, July 2018

Job Opportunities at BBC Media Action Tanzania, July 2018

Content Researcher, Niambie

About BBC Media Action:
BBC Media Action uses media to reduce poverty and support people to understand their rights in developing countries. To achieve this, we partner with civil society, local media and governments to produce creative programmes in multi-media formats, based on robust research, which inform and engage audiences around key development issues.

BBC Media Action delivers a portfolio of media projects in Tanzania. It seeks to ensure that existing projects are delivered to time, to budget and to the highest standards in accordance with BBC editorial values.

Our work is built on insights from research and engagement with communities and focuses on three key themes: governance and human rights, health and resilience.

BBC Media Action has been working in Tanzania since 2009. One of our biggest projects is Niambie - a multimedia intervention connecting young people from across Tanzania to understand, discuss and influence decisions about issues affecting their lives.

Niambie provides a unique space in the national media for young people to discuss important issues on their own terms and in their own language. It engages and informs young people from across Tanzania, creating a platform for them to talk to their leaders. Evidence shows that Niambie contributes to increased self-efficacy among young people and women and increased ability to engage in discussions and take action on issues that matter to them.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working as a content researcher for radio, multimedia production and/or development organisations.

Department/Business Unit: BBC Media Action, Tanzania.
Location: Daar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reports To: Senior Producer, Niambie
Contract length: Six month fixed term contract (from August 2018)
Salary:Highly competitive within local NGO market rates

To apply: Candidates should send their CV and a cover letter which outlines their experience and suitability for the role in English by email to: with the title of the position applied for in the subject line before 5 pm on Monday 23rd July 2018.

Digital Content Producer, Niambie

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the senior producer, the digita content producer will be responsible for creating innovative digital content, ensuring that our online output is of the highest creative and editorial standards and serves the needs of our diverse young audiences.

S/he will be expected to come up with creative story ideas and treatments for Niambie’s social media platforms. The successful candidate will also be expected to stay up to date with new technologies, be willing to experiment with new formats and have ideas for ways in which Niambie can remain at the forefront of online content creation.

The digital content producer is directly responsible for managing all the project’s online accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Soundcloud. The role requires strong editorial skills and a firm grasp of Tanzania’s new online content regulations.

The successful candidate will be expected to work independently to a high standard and be capable of making decisions about contents and formats without supervision.

Department/Business Unit: BBC Media Action, Tanzania.
Location: Daar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reports To: Senior Producer, Niambie

Contract length: Six month fixed term contract (from August 2018)
Salary: Highly competitive within local NGO market rates

To apply: Candidates should send their CV and a cover letter which outlines their experience and suitability for the role in English by email to: with the title of the position applied for in the subject line before 5 pm on Monday 23rd July 2018

Friday, 13 July 2018

Job Opprtunity At Jaqanaz Resort-Career opportunities at Jaqanaz Resort (5+ Recommended Jobs Update)

Jaqanaz Resort is an Oasis of Calm and Peace. We are located in Narumoru town and sandwiched between the snow capped Mount Kenya and the sprawling Aberdare Ranges. This is a comfortable two hour drive from the capital city Nairobi, through the rich agricultural region of Mount Kenya.

1. Cashier

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit
Job Description
Reporting to the accountant, the cashier will collect all monies paid by clients and assist in stock taking
Job specification;
The holder must possess;
  • CPA 2 or KATC finalist
  • 1 year experience
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Good book keeping skills

2. Waiters

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience1 year
  • Job Field Hospitality / Hotel / Restaurant
Job Description
Reporting to the Food & Beverage Manager, the incumbent will be in-charge of taking orders and serve the food and beverage ordered by the guest while ensuring service is provided to the guest satisfaction and Jaqanaz Resort standard.
Job Specification:
  • A Certificate in hospitality
  • At least 1 year experience in a similar role.
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and customer care skills

3. Mixologist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationKCSE
  • Experience1 year
  • Job Field Hospitality / Hotel / Restaurant
Job Description
Reporting to the Food & Beverage Supervisor, the incumbent will be in-charge of making cocktails, taking orders and serve the drinks ordered by the guest.
Job Specification:
  • A holder of at least a C in KCSE
  • Experience of at least 1 year.
  • Friendly, swift, and good listener
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

4. Receptionist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Job Field Customer Care
Job Description
Reporting to the Front Office Supervisor this position will deliver a friendly, efficient customer service and create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all Jaqanaz Resort guests, with the key aim of retaining and attracting new customers.
Job Specification
  • A certificate in Front Office Operations
  • Friendly, social and pleasant personality
  • Be able to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Excellent time-keeping and communication skills
  • A good team player who builds and maintains good relationships with all team members

5. Front Office Supervisor

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience2 years
  • Job Field Customer Care
Job Description
Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position serves to oversee, supervise and control the reception, registration and room allocation of all guests.
Job specifications:
  • A Diploma in Front Office Operations
  • At least 2 years of progressive experience in a hotel of similar or above the Jaqanaz Resort classification.
  • Friendly, social and pleasant personality
  • Be able to motivate and lead a team.
  • Excellent time-keeping and communication skills
  • A good team player who builds and maintains good relationships with all team members

6. Marketing Executive

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing
Job Description
Reporting to the General Manager, the Marketing Executive will be responsible for managing the hotel sales and marketing activities.
Job Specifications:
  • Diploma in Marketing or a related major.
  • 2 years experience, hospitality experience is an added advantage.
  • Additional training on brand and product management, sales management and evaluation, marketing communication, market research, telemarketing, direct sales and organizational communication will be an added advantage
  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and public-speaking skills
  • Must be an effective leader, strong negotiator and avid problem-solvers
  • Demonstrate a track record assembly and execution of sales and marketing plans, achieving revenue targets and running campaigns from start to finish
  • Abilities to manage different projects simultaneously, facilitate group meetings and motivate team members

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their detailed cover letter and CV do not attach certificates) to Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Fresh Recruitment at East African Breweries Limited (July, 2018 Recommended Jobs)

EABL is the leading drinks company in Eastern Africa with a wide portfolio of products in beer, spirits, malt and other non-alcoholic drinks. EABL is quoted on 3 East African stock exchanges with a turnover of over £480m.

1. Group Strategy Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience6 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial
The Strategy team in EABL is charged to formulate, communicate, execute and sustain strategic initiatives. The Group Strategy Manager role is responsible for sustaining an inclusive strategy formulation process, monitoring execution of agreed initiatives, assessing the effectiveness of strategic initiatives in delivering our strategic outcomes and mobilizing the processes, systems and capabilities in the countries to guarantee the realization of set strategic outcomes.
Purpose of Role
  • Manage Strategic Initiatives through Measurement and Evaluation: Develop, coordinate and embed a rigorous measurement and evaluation methodology of strategy initiatives that is integrated into the individual country annual performance cycle processes of BPM, QMR,
    Game Plan and AOP.
  • Facilitating identification and resolution of resourcing gaps to key strategic initiatives: Establish and maintain a rigorous process of assessing resourcing gaps for KEY initiatives across the EABL markets and leading the process of addressing the Gaps either through financial investment, capability injection or systems & process improvement to ensure that initiatives with attractive size of prize are resourced enough to entail a high right win.
  • Facilitate and drive key strategy initiatives through inception stage:
    Partnering with Country leadership, Diageo central resources & Consultants to support execution of key or centrally-led initiatives. Mobilizing and managing teams of individuals charged with executing centrally led initiatives with significant size of prize.
  • Drive continuous improvement in executional capabilities at country level.
    Develop, coordinate and embed strategy execution monitoring and intervention framework through the BPM cycle at country level to foster continuous improvement in executional capabilities. Introduce and embed processes and systems of M&E of strategy execution across the 4 operating units in EABL through capability building and process improvement to create sustainable executional rigor.
  • Lead annual strategy review including annual financial review: Coordinate annual strategy reviews including individual and hub update of financials. Execute any ad-hoc strategy projects (Including Strategy formulation for Export markets in near future).  Facilitate the adoption, roll out and embedding of any new Diageo strategy methodologies in future.
Top 3-5 Accountabilities
  • Develop and sustain a dynamic measurement and evaluation framework for strategy execution.
  • Identify resource gaps for key strategic imperatives and enable process of addressing.
  • Assess effectiveness of action plans (strategic initiatives) in delivering strategic outcomes and instigate corrective plans.
  • Recommend frameworks that ensure decision making at country level prioritizes the strategic imperatives.
  • Partner with country FD’s to build in country capability, processes and systems to monitor and course correct strategic progress.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Degree holder with minimum 6+ years’ experience.
  • Cross functional exposure is an added advantage.
  • Significant hands on Commercial and/or Finance experience,
  • Broader commercial finance experience is an advantage.
  • Experience of working in emerging markets through in-market and cross-functional teams.
  • Credible at GM/FD/marketing Director level with highly effective communication and influencing skills.
  • Extensive project management skills, both as a leader and key team member.

2. Commercial Assets Coordinator

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial
This role is located within the Demand Sales business. The Commercial Assets Coordinator is critical to the overall KBL short, medium and long term strategy in developing and driving our trade strategy and operational excellence within retail outlets and distributors.
The job holder works closely with the Trade Management, Trade Development Representative, Divisional Trade Execution Managers, Divisional Performance Managers, Area Business Development Manager and Divisional Sales Manager.

Market Complexity:
KBL demand has 97% volume share of beer market and 52% volume share for Spirits. KBL demand is the No.1 FMCG Company in Kenya and also markets UDV brands. KBL operates in a very competitive environment that has seen the entrant of new players in the total alcohol category. This necessitates the need for pro-active business approach. The national distribution structure within the Kenyan alcohol market is key to KBL delivery of both volume growth and market share.
Leadership Responsibilities:
  • Be authentic
  • Speak out freely to increase your level of understanding and challenge ways of working where relevant.
  • Build great relationships with your teams, peers, sales leaders and customers.
  • Be honest and open at all times and value the difference in people.
  • Find solutions
  • Think in the future, anticipate trends and opportunities.
  • Generate ideas and solutions to problems.
  • Use all relevant data to make credible decisions.
  • Consistently Deliver Great Performance
  • Embrace the Diageo way of selling capabilities.
  • Demonstrate brilliant execution, be thorough and apply high standard in everything you do.
  • Fully understand the sales strategy and how you will beat the competition.
  • Grow yourself
  • Develop and apply self-awareness(strengths and development needs)
  • Grow your capability and experience and use the sales career framework and sales capabilities.
  • Look for and respond to feedback
Purpose of Role:
  • Ensure optimum utilization of assets and tools in trade
  • Lead the development and execution of asset merchandising programs for customer segments in line with the trade and portfolio strategy.
  • Ensure that trade programs and execution merchandising standards developed meet business objectives and customer segment requirements
  • Streamline and manage the efficacy of spend on tools and assets and ensure ROI on each.
TOP 3-5 Accountabilities:
  • Ensure the documentation and tracking of assets, movement and deployment as spelled out in Trade asset policy.
  • Ensure that all supplier POs are raised in a timely manner and that their invoices are paid promptly and any discrepancies solved as quickly as possible.
  • Ensure an updated log of all assets and tools in trade. The incumbent should be the liaison between field sales team, procurement, finance, legal and external suppliers/agencies to actualize this.
  • Generate weekly reports on assets in trade- this shall include assets deployed, assets redeployed, lost assets, and assets maintained. Use the current
  • Information Technology system and other manual sources to actualize this.
  • Be central depository of all retail assets and tools records for the business. Additionally, this jobholder shall also work with internal stake holders to beat competition.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • Ideally, not less than two years’ experience in FMCG preferably in trade marketing, field sales and administration
  • Developing and maintaining beneficial relationships with clients, external suppliers and commercial partners
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Negotiation and influencing
  • Organized, structured with good analytical skills

3. Reserve Luxury Portfolio Ambassador

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing
This is a commercial position aimed at building the Reserve Luxury Portfolio knowledge, awareness
and adoration with our Diageo Reserve Luxury Portfolio sales-forces as well as the TLA and Pacemaker stakeholders, driving and inspiring customer loyalty and demand, which will in turn transform into consumer demand.

Market Complexity
  • The Reserve Luxury Portfolio business has a challenging growth & innovation agenda.
  • The challenge in the on-trade is driving penetration and frequency of consumption, the off trade is challenged with retail consolidation & pricing.
  • This is a highly complex role covering a broad portfolio of brand
  • Deep understanding of what is important to Reserve Luxury Portfolio customers.
  • Has their finger on the pulse of what is happening on the ground
  • Ability to identify emerging trends & insights. Tenacious in translating this knowledge into commercial actions quickly.
  • Category Knowledge across Spirits.
  • Passion for luxury dinks and non-drinks brands, our customers & our consumers
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with trade partners
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Excellent knowledge of the drinks and non-drinks luxury goods sector
  • Proven passion to live life of the luxury sector and bring our brands to life
  • Outstanding and proven presentation skills
  • Must possess excellent mixology skills with a solid Spirit (and Wine) knowledge
  • Proven training ability, persuasive selling skills, passion for wine and the high end drinks business, with respect to customers and consumers
  • Good informal relationships with wine, culinary and lifestyle journalists an asset

4. Divisional Trade Executions Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing
Job Description
The trading environment of the FMCG category is changing from a pure commodity approach to brand and image building. Key Accounts are slowly emerging, which will result in specialization and concentration of decision power. To gain competitive advantage and to enhance brand, volume and profit performance the trade marketing and merchandising organizations need to successfully implement EABL’s trade marketing and merchandising standards. The role of the Divisional Trade Marketing Manager is to manage and direct the divisional Sales Force and other trade marketing assets in order that they achieves the brand, availability and merchandising objectives in line with the needs of the trade.
Purpose of Role:
The main purpose for this role will be to develop and execute a divisional trade marketing and merchandising plan which meets brand, volume and profit objectives for each trade channel and customer through the most effective and efficient utilization of budgets and manpower in order to achieve overall Sales and Distribution objectives.
TOP 3-5 Accountabilities:
  • Develop and implement divisional trade marketing and merchandising plan which meets the objectives of the regional trade marketing and merchandising plan and is in line with brand strategy and the needs of the trade.
  • Manage the implementation of plans for merchandising and promotion in the outlets in order to achieve brand, volume and share objectives and targets.
  • Manage the efficient and effective execution of a divisional trade marketing plan through on-job training, retraining, motivation and development of the Sales Force, in order that trade marketing and merchandising representation is superior to the competition in respect of both core and added value services.
  • Manage the merchandising of company brands within retail outlets in the division in order to ensure that availability is maximized in line with brand strategies and the needs of the market by trade channel and outlet type.
  • Establish close working relationships with the trade in order to gain high levels of trade support and loyalty whilst enhancing understanding of the trading environment.
  • Keep TMR’s fully informed at all times of objectives, progress and future Below The Line action plans so that effective planning and in-market activities can be implemented in a timely, efficient and effective manner
  • Manage Divisional Trade Marketing budgets and BTL assets for the division to ensure that trade marketing resources are secure and used in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
  • Provide trade marketing and merchandising information and reports on performance and customers to ensure that the National Trade Marketing Manager, Customer Service , Marketing and Brand Marketing are fully informed at all times.
  • Manage contracted retail outlets in terms of contract compliance, optimal maintenance and placement of company material.
  • Implement national presence marketing and promotion programs with optimum use of resources and materials in order to achieve the highest in-store visibility and sales performance for the key strategic brands throughout the division by gaining the active support of the trade through the Sales Force.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • Approx. 2 years’ experience at a territory representative level in an FMCG company.
  • Experience in people management.

How to Apply

Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.