Area Sales Manager

Full Time
Internal Jobs, Uganda - Countrywide
Posted 1 month ago

Area Sales Manager

Our client is a rapidly growing enterprise focused on improving the lives of farmers. Their sister company in Ethiopia is a market leader in the same field. They are seeking an Area Sales Manager to join the team in Uganda.

Job Overview

The Area Sales Manager should be highly motivated and entrepreneurial with a passion for improving the lives of smallholder farmers. The Area Sales Manager must ensure consistent sales growth by recruiting, training, and managing his or her portfolio of customers through providing exceptional customer service and support. The Area Sales Manager will report to the Managing Director in Uganda and the location of the job is to be determined based on business needs.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Identifying leads and selling improved breed day – old chicks
  • Coordinating delivery of day -old chicks, feed, and vaccines to customers
  • Providing technical field and business support to customers
    • Technical support: train customers on poultry management (housing,
      feed, biosecurity, vaccination, etc.) related to brooding day -old chicks
      and ensuring a quality product
    • Business support: coordinate marketing and sales of 45- day chickens to
      smallholder farmers by identifying, training, and supervising Village
      Ambassador network
  • Engaging local stakeholders (government officials, village leaders) within one
    of Uganda’s 124 districts
  • Tracking performance of customers and Village Ambassadors; developing sales
    plans to reach targets and grow sales

Key Skills and Characteristics Required 

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent BA/MA in livestock, agriculture, or
    agribusiness
  • Passion for serving smallholder farmers and customers in rural areas
  • Solution-oriented and entrepreneurial
  • Ability to work independently with limited follow -up
  • High level of integrity and accountability
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Leadership potential – desire and capacity to grow into leadership roles
  • Interest in frequent travel to sub-counties, parishes and villages within district to
    drive sales growth

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package, alongside a fun and entrepreneurial work environment.

*Only Ugandan Nationals will be considered. No relocation assistance provided*

Job Features

Job CategoryAgriculture, Commercial, Sales
Salary900,000 UGX Gross

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