Job Title: Area Business Partner
Employer: Nation Media Group
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Application Deadline: 27th March 2014
• Organising and driving the circulation operations
• Maximize on opportunities for copy sales
• Delivering new opportunities through vendors, Agents and distributors
• Efficient management of the value chain
• Managing and coordinating the sales and distribution assistants/SDAs and Merchandisers.
• Managing the returns’ levels
• Review previous day’s performance within the chain and set the day’s and weekly print orders based on prevailing conditions like news stories, weather and economic situations.
• Monitor performance through field sales visits to vendors and agents and ensure effective redistribution to avoid stock outs and unnecessary waste through Returns.
• Resolve various distribution problems on the ground identify potential sales outlets and liaise with transporters for correct deliveries and route optimization.
• Reviews weekly payments with the distributor and all other clients within the Area of jurisdiction, collects payment on due dates and ensures that the payment reach the Circulation Accountant on the agreed dates and time frame and no debt is accrued at all times.
• Organise client intimacy programmes in liaison with the commercial manager and or Regional Team Leaders or /and Country Manager with the distributor, agents and vendors
Qualifications and Experience:
• Academic: University Degree
• Professional: Diploma in Sales & Marketing
• Experience: 2 years’ working experience
• Knowledge of computer applications
A competitive remuneration will be offered to the right candidate.
How to Apply:
All interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed C.V and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact to;
Human Resources Manager,
Mwananchi Communications Ltd,
P.O. Box 19754.
Dar es Salaam.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.