Chemicals Sales Manager Job in Kampala, Uganda

Job Title: Sales Manager – Chemicals

Nature of Job: Full Time

Industry: Chemical

Salary: USD 1500 (Negotiable)

Job Location: Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary

Our client, a company dealing with chemicals such as :

  • Solvents (Toluene, Hexane, white spirits)
  • Alcohols (methanol, ethanol)
  • Inorganic chemicals (caustic soda, soda ash, sodium nitrate)
  • Lubricants and oil additives
  • Organic chemicals (glycerin, glycols, acetic acid)
  • Automotive and performance fluids (brake fluids)
  • Polyurethane chemicals (TDI, polyol)
  • Plastics
  • Paints
  • Cosmetics & detergents
  • Oil and gas

They are looking to fill the role of a Sales Manager with similar experience in a busy company dealing with the above-mentioned products.

The jobholder will drive business in the company to realize profits.

The job is based in Kampala Uganda.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Focus on personal sales targets and new business development.
  • Proper customer base in Uganda is required
  • Follow the basic rules laid down in the management systems.
  • Coordinate customer contacts with respective importance to develop his leads to improve the sales.
  • Servicing existing accounts, obtain orders, and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Qualify and approach new customers allocated to you for development and ensure new wins every month.
  • Manage relationships with allocated existing or new customers and ensure business continuity to avoid down trading.
  • Ensure maximum achievement of all sales interactions as agreed with the field sales manager .i.e. maximum field sales calls
  • Support in conducting Sales campaigns with targeted customers identified by campaign for each trade lane development.
  • Enhance teamwork with other sales members by reporting new market trends, competitor’s behavioral patterns, undercutting practices and observe any new market entrants.
  • Daily use of Client relationship management tool to book meetings, companies targeted and ensure monthly targeted opportunities are met.
  • Market forecasting and analyzation of net profit targets each month on new sales accounts in line with annual targets.
  • Spotting new business opportunities from projects, multinationals, manufacturers and retail segments of the market.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business administration, Marketing or related fields
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in sales & Marketing those with a background selling above mentioned products will be given priority
  • Good knowledge of Ugandan market is required
  • Pleasant personality, strong presentation skills, excellent managerial skills (planning & budgeting, organizing, controlling, etc.)
  • Decision making & problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Team player
  • Ability to build strong and long-lasting profitable relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and disciplined
  • Must be aggressive, proactive and have a strong business acumen
  • Strong decision making skills, loyalty to brand & Collaborative skills

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Updated: August 21, 2020 — 9:15 pm