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Account Manager

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Contour Consult SMC Limited is a Business and Management consultancy that specialises in Human Resource Consultancy, Strategy Development and the general suite of Organisational Development services.
We are looking for an account manager with
experience working in the chemical distribution or plastics industry in Uganda . The ideal candidate needs to be well versed with sales and is a chemist. The purpose of this role is to manage key suppliers
for specialties across all industries.


  • Market Knowledge and Strategy
  • Daily/weekly reporting
  • Market information and database on all products/ customers to be updated on monthly
  • Stay abreast of sales and product information by attending regular training
  • Achieve sales targets and forecasts set
  • Identify and update projects
  • Handle COD clients
  • Upsell to clients and frequent follow-up calls to clients
  • Handle tenders with support of Product Manager
  • Quote from set price
  • Selling/Sales/Campaign Project Management
  • Customer Pricing in line with rules of procedure
  • Marketing
  • Training of Sales Force
  • Negotiate (budget) volumes, price, contracts
  • Optimize stocks and manage slow movers/obsolete stocks
  • Handle major complaints and claims

General Duties:
  • Maintain Good Housekeeping Practices in your area of responsibility.
  • Adhere to Company Standard Operating Procedures, Policies & Code of Business
    Ethics and Procedures at all times.
  • Your line manager may give carry out any other reasonable instruction as from time
    to time.
  • Adhere to company Health and Safety procedures and report any incidents to the Health
    and Safety Representative in your organisation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Relevant Industry related knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
  • Good Team player
  • Able to analyze data and sales statistics and translate results into better solutions
Credentials and Experience
  • 6-8years’ experience working in the relevant industry will be an advantage
  • Computer Literate
  • SAP Knowledge an advantage
  • Sales experience is essential
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong negotiation skills, with ability follow-through on client contracts
Special Requirements
  • Regular travel will be required.
  • Must have own vehicle

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Mandatory attachments

Please have a scan or photo of these documents ready when you start the application:

Self-prepared CV file - the employer wants to see a CV that you have prepared yourself
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