External Sales Person Jobs at Damco Logistics Uganda

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Job Title: External Sales Person
Organization: Damco Logistics
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Damco is one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freight forwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has 11,000+ employees in more than 300 offices around the world and a global presence in about 100 countries. In 2013, Damco had a net turnover of USD 3.2 billion, managed 2.8 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and air freighted more than 225,000 tonnes. Damco is part of the Maersk Group.

Job Summary: The External Sales Person will be tasked with looking for new clients and promoting Damco in the external market.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Oversee and sell to a specific portfolio of customers within the Premier Sales Methodology
• Suggest appropriate target accounts that can be included in his/her Portfolio, which will be ultimately approved by the direct report
• Consistently look for new accounts that can be included into the portfolio but understand the need to have a consistent and focused approach
• As Premier Sales Methodology is rolled out and new lanes added ensure to have focus on these lanes and that selected portfolio accounts are geared towards these lanes
• The incumbent must understand and fully follow and engage in Premier Sales
• Build and maintain working relationships with as many key contacts/decision makers as possible inside customers’ organization and enhance a long-lasting business partnerships
• Include key DAMCO personnel into the relationship to ensure that relationships run as deep as possible into both organizations
• Understand and translate the local needs of the Customers and share and engage within the DAMCO organization
• Actively promote DAMCO in the market place
• Be the “voice” of the customer identifying issues and addressing them throughout the organization in a proactive manner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The applicant should preferably have three years’ experience in freight forwarding and/or Logistics
• Good analysis and judgment skills
• Ability to work as individual but also understand a Team approach
• Strong Customer facing and presentation skills
• Must speak the native language at a high level
• The applicants must speak and write English at intermediate high level
• Must be outgoing and easily able to build relationships at all levels
• Ability to quickly adapt to changes
• Multi-tasking abilities
• Proactive & Persistent Personality

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Damco Logistics are encouraged to Apply Online by sending their updated CVs to: eunice.kihoro@damco.com

Deadline: 21st September 2015.