Urgent Job Openings at UAC Foods 2020

UAC foods limited is a joint venture business between UAC of Nigeria Plc. ( a leading indigenous conglomerate in Nigeria) and Tiger Brands Limited( A South Africa Leading Food Giant). The Business is committed to quality products and into production of leading brands in the Snacks, Dairies and Beverage Categories.

Available Positions

  • Field Sales Executive
  • Category Buyer (Engineering & Technical)

Field Sales Executive

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 1 – 2 years
  • Location: Rivers
  • Job Field: Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development 

As a result of on-going expansion in our organization, we are looking to hire the following role:

FIELD SALES EXECUTIVE/Port-Harcourt (Rivers State)

Job Summary:

Responsible for Territory/Channel Sales Order, Revenue development, Accountable for in-store visibility/availability of all products, translating the company’s customer service vision and mission to achieve assigned sales targets in the territory. 

You will be accountable for:

  • Providing relevant information needed to develop the territory sales plan and strategies towards achieving the agreed sales target.
  • cultivating and maintaining cordial relationship with customers of the company to ensure a long lasting business relationship
  • Ensuring supervision and achievement of assigned merchandisers targets to key accounts in the territory
  • Coordinating POP and Promos in assigned territory and implement the sales plan and strategies.
  • Ensuring adherence to company policies as regards sales, marketing, and credit control.
  • Seeking out and recommend for appointment potential distributors within the designated territory.
  • Assisting to monitor and review regularly distributors’ performances and makes recommendations as to their retention or dismissal
  • Maintaining close contact with customers and reports on sales performance, market trends, competition and other environmental factors which may impact on sales within the territory and recommends counter-strategies.
  • Providing technical, marketing, and sales support to the company’s customer.
  • Reporting on customers’ feedback and complaints to assigned FSM.
  • Preparing visit schedule conducts a visit to customers to promote sales and maintain good customer relationships. Writes weekly and monthly sales report on the business activities within the assigned territory.
  • Monitoring stock level in operation depot and report on stock condition and age weekly. Requests for replenishment based on customers’ requests and anticipated order.
  • Maintaining adequate care of the company’s vehicles and other assets.
  • Ensuring efficient management of float by operating within the agreed budget.
  • Performing all other official assignments for the effective implementation of the company’s sales objectives.

We are looking for a Field Sales Executive with the following background and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or other relevant disciplines
  • Minimum of 1 -2 years requisite experience.
  • Excellent at marketing and sales techniques
  • Very good at database management
  • Knowledge of financial management and corporate finance
  • Good at information management and demonstrate interpersonal communication skills.
  • Highly innovative, creative and be externally oriented.
  • Have sound business knowledge and demonstrate self-confidence
  • Integrity and be good at customer management.

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Category Buyer (Engineering & Technical)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Engineering / Technical 

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As a result of on-going expansion in our organization, we are looking to hire the following roles:

CATEGORY BUYER (Engineering & Technical) Lagos

Job Summary at UAC Foods:

Responsible for the procurement of all Engineering items and services, spares, and maintenance parts. Will execute; source identification duties, handling of end-users requisitions quotes from vendors, cost-saving drives, bid management, Purchase Order issuance, and payment reconciliation for all spares, maintenance, and Engineering services purchases.

You will be accountable for.

  • Conducting research on market developments, price, and cost developments by applying cost models.
  • Having a pool of subject matter professionals and project minded vendors for ease of engagement for all spore ports and factory maintenance services that may be required by the business.
  • Liaise with manufacturing and engineering team to plan for short and long spares and services based on the agreed company’s operational expenditure plan.
  • Collaborate with the manufacturing and engineering teams to ensure spares and services are delivered in line with specifications as agreed with the vendor.
  • Conduct buying negotiations with involvement of the designated user, designated engineering and finance representatives in line with the company’s procurement policy
  • Obtain manufacturing or engineering services need via share point requisition to obtain appropriate CEM and REM approvals for all purchases and ensure purchase requisitions ore raised for all purchases.
  • Ensure competitiveness by placing adverts with registered vendors, collates and analyses the quotations received in line with the procurement policy and seek the approval of the buying committee.
  • Negotiate the best credit terms for the category in order to maximize working capital and seek †he approval of the Buying Committee for the spend category.
  • Execute regular update and review of the categories’ vendor master data and ensure compliance with procurement policy.
  • Take ownership pay for performance plan to drive deliverables and contribution to business operations and growth throughout the year.
  • Have up to date information on projects being executed and keep all stakeholders adequately informed.
  • Ensure engineering supplies and services awarded are done competitively and reliably.
  • Expedite deliveries of all items as captured in the PO to meet production timelines.

We are looking for a Category Buyer with the following background and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or other relevant disciplines
  • Minimum of 5 years requisite experience in the procurement of Technical Items, Engineering goods and services, Project Management, Operational Management in FMCG.
  • Excellent Relationship Management
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Good analytical and negotiation skill
  • Proactive and result oriented
  • High integrity and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interpret the BOQ is very essential to enable effective and efficient buying
  • Project Management skills.
  • Be a member of CIPS or equivalent COREN, NSE, PMP

Method of Application

This advert represents summary of expectations of the roles, if you meet the requirements, please submit a copy of your detailed and updated resume using the job position as subject to recruitment@uacfoodsng.com

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