Oxford Recruitment

Sales & Marketing Manager

Manufacturing, Production
Kampala – Uganda

 Textile Industry. Our client is a rapidly growing business house with significant Africa and Middle East operations currently encompass seven business sectors is looking for sales and marketing manager to join their dynamic team. Must have experience of 10-12 years in similar profile. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the sales and marketing team of skilled professional for retail sale, institutional sale and corporate Sales. Creating the sales targets and periodic sales plan to achieve the desired sales targets with a plan for growth on pervious sales. Managing a wide range of fabric and product catalogue and finding new product categories to get additional sales. Working closely with Merchandising and Production to analyse and report market trends across all channels while understanding and communicating price architecture, market demands and product development across all categories of textile and garments. Liaising with distributor network on all levels of sales management to include samples, pricing, customer feedback, selling tools, sales tips and product development feedback. Compiling and reporting sales and sell through figures and customer feedback across all departments, with key strategic input in improving sales figures. Planning and creating the Marketing strategy and conducting training plan for team. Coordinating with marketing department, deal with marketing companies for brand development. Digital marketing and products penetration skills to new markets. Recruitment and training of Marketing team, while assigning the OJT projects. Competitor’s analysis for pricing, market share and benchmarking. Maintaining relationships with important clients by making regular visits, understanding their needs, and anticipating new marketing opportunities. Develop and disseminate market information and suggest solutions to problems regarding product types, trends, competitive market share, specifications, and state and local restriction. Directly report to Business Unit Head and Board to present the Sales statistics on regular basis.
A computer savvy, Should have operational knowledge of SAP and MS- office. Strong working knowledge of the digital space, monitoring and measuring marketing performance using data analytics and tools. Email marketing and CRM campaign management using Salesforce, etc. Ideally operational knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs e.g. Photoshop, Acrobat and video editing tools. Good knowledge of textile and Fabrics, Must have diversified experience in Sales. Proven record of African market with garment manufacturing will be added advantage. Proven record of handling large sales force and vast market coverage locally and internationally. Open to relocate to African market and capable to travel in diverse condition. Qualified to degree level or equivalent in a marketing discipline. A generous salary package will be offered to the successful candidate. If you possess the required attributes and competencies, please attach your CV in word format.