A FMCG start-up in the bottled and drinking-water segment in Tanzania.

Sales & Marketing Manager

Sales & Marketing Team


The Sales and Marketing Manager role is manage and lead a dynamic team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. We are seeking a talented individual with experience in retail / wholesale sales and marketing, or with transferrable experience from another industry.

Bukoba Municipality, Tanzania


·       Drive sales and marketing of products to retail and wholesale segment.

·       Hands-on, day-to-day management of the sales and marketing team. Set targets, delegate work, motivate and coach team members.

·       Generate leads.

·       Manage and execute sales transactions.

·       Design and execute innovative sales drives and shape products to appeal to the market and perform ahead of the competition.

·       Provide support to the Marketing & Distribution functions in efforts of PR, CSR and Marketing budget.

·       Regularly analyze competitor offerings and trends.

·       Provide effective and timely reporting on progress and make actionable recommendations.

·       Develop sales and marketing strategy in collaboration with the CEO.

·       Plan, execute and expand company’s sales, marketing and distribution functions and meet sales objectives

·       Identify and launch new initiatives including the execution of a growth strategy to increase company’s impact in the market

·       Be aware of the changing market conditions, understand the threats and opportunities and lead the company to adapt and respond accordingly.

·       Build company’s brand and create awareness.

·       Set weekly, monthly and yearly deliverables against business objectives and report regularly on progress.

·       Manage customer database, ensuring follow-up and effective product penetration

·       Ensure professional service cycle from order placement, delivery, to timely payment collection.

·       Manage and co-ordinate customer pricing deals, promotions and discounts.



·       Minimum 5 years of sales experience; specifically at the middle level.

·       Must know and understand advanced features of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.

·       Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task.

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and high level of customer service skills.

·       Able to work in a highly-independent environment with strict deadlines and performance metrics.

·       Experience managing outside agencies and vendors.

·       Excellent sales and marketing track record.

·       Strong people management and leadership skills.

·       Transaction execution experience.

·       Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

·       Good analytical skills.


·       Salary negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

·       Employment available under a two years’ contract renewable on merit



Send your CV (in Word format) titled with your Name via email with the Subject Line as “Sales & Marketing Manager” to jobs [at] genesisconsult.net not later than 4 April 2016. No phone calls please.

In your application, please specify:

       i.         Current Gross Salary with Benefits (if any); and

      ii.         Expected Gross Salary