Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda,Sales Manager Jobs in Uganda

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is a manufacturer of highly nutritious quality fortified foods. Our nutrition products are intended to address malnutrition among vulnerable population segments such as pregnant and breast-feeding mothers, older infants and young children especially in the first 1,000 days of their life. To this end, we plan to avail on a commercial scale nutritional products for lifestyle consumer groups in Rwanda and the whole East African Region.
In as much as we are a commercial, for profit organization, we also strive to have the maximum social, economic and environmental impact possible on the communities in which we operate.
Our model is to source raw materials from
local small-holder farmers, employ, develop and deploy local talent in the creation and growth of our fortified foods business. We work with various partners and stakeholders to achieve our goals.
Our Mission is to provide African consumers with high-quality fortified complementary foods that are affordable and available.
Our Vision is to be a trusted Africa-based producer of a range of nutritious foods that are proven to improve health.
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd Finds Safety Health & Environment towards employees, contractors and casual workers as a top priority, therefore we summarize our most important safety rules into the AIF lifesaving rules. All employees and visitors will get an in-depth training about the content of these rules. We therefore encourage all walk-ins to strongly comply with these rules.
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is looking for self-motivated, qualified individuals with the right attitude and a passion for innovation to join our team on the position of Sales Manager – Uganda.
General Job information
Job title: Sales Manager – Uganda
Business Group/Unit: Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Department: Commercial
Position in the organization
Reports to: Commercial Director
Direct reports: None
Indirect reports: None
Purpose of the job
We are looking for a self-results-driven and enthusiastic self-starter Sales Manager to actively seek out and engage customer prospects. You will provide complete and appropriate solutions for every customer in order to boost top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition levels and profitability.
Job Content:
The jobholder will be responsible for performing the following duties:
  • Implement a sales & distribution plan for AIF products 
  • Drive and grow Sales volumes as per the Sales plan of all AIF product ranges 
  • Build new client relationships
  • Negotiate sales contracts
  • Develop and present effective proposals to all stakeholders
  • Attend local trade shows & exhibitions – working with the Marketing team on new product launches and variety of other market communications initiatives
  • Monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts
  • Present, promote and sell AIF products using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers
  • Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of existing/potential customers to meet their needs
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships
Knowledge and educational level
Educational level
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Marketing or any relevant field
  • Discipline related knowledge and experience
Required level of professional experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Sales, Commercial Channel Management in FMCG sector
  • Proven experience in Sales, Commercial Planning, Commercial Operations
  • Experience in successfully developing and rolling out sales and distribution plans
Competences and skills
  • Proven work experience
  • Build a productive business professional relationships
  • Excellent negotiator and persuasive
  • Teamwork, excellent business acumen and independent judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills
Application Process
If you believe you meet the above requirements, please submit your application letter, a detailed resume, certified copies of your academic credentials, any other relevant certificates, a telephone contact and email address.
The deadline for receiving applications is Monday 15th May 2017.
Please apply to:
Human Resources Director
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Kigali - Rwanda
E-mail on:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
For more information about Africa Improved Foods, please visit our website:

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