General Manager – Sales and Marketing

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General Manager - Sales and Marketing

  • Post Date:March 14, 2021
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
Job Description

Galaway Management Services has been retained by one of its clients — a manufacturing company to recruit and select a suitable candidate for the position of a GENERAL MANAGER – SALES AND MARKETING.

Main Duties

  • Formulates & implements sales strategy deriving KPI’s from the Business Plan
  • Generates national and regional demand forecast for company products and services.
  • Sets performance targets for sales staff and evaluate performance.
  • Maintains marketing budgets and optimizes expenses
  • Ensures sales and marketing employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Evaluates and improves marketing operations and financial performance of the company’s products.
  • Provides solutions to issues e.g. profit decline, employee conflicts, loss of business to competitors.
  • Develops and executes strategic plan to achieve sales targets and expand the company’s customer base and increase revenue.
  • Sets trade channel and corporate trade/ pricing structures to ensure business growth and reduce default risk.
  • Oversees recruitment and training of new sales and marketing employees.
  • Carries out trade visits regularly and monitors competitor activities and initiates activities which give business competitive edge
  • Negotiates and closes contracts and deals on behalf of the company.
  • Initiates new business development plans from existing and new customer base and develops route to market strategies.
  • Identifies strategic partners at national & international level and deploys resources to set up channels.
  • Assesses product and service performance in different market segments and implements appropriate solutions
  • Engages and manages relationships with strategic stakeholders e.g. government/ regulators
  • Oversees the effective implementation of promotions and other trade activations within covered geographic regions and segments.
  • Develops the necessary plans to ensure that the department meets its agreed objectives.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.
  • A Masters Degree in Business Administration/ Marketing Management or equivalent.
  • At least 8 years’ working experience in a similar or related environment.
  • Clean Class 4 driver’s license.
  • Must be mature.

Interested applicants are requested to send their CVs via email to [email protected] stating the job they are applying for in the email subject or visit our websites: www.galawayams.co.zw

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date for applications is Monday 15 March 2021. Applications will be considered as they will be received.