route Supervisor

Application Deadline: 31 December 2018

How to apply: Email with your CV/resume and brief cover letter or email introducing yourself with the subject line: Route Supervisor

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Start Date: As Soon As Possible


Job Summary:

The Route Supervisor for Leo Traders East Africa Limited directs the daily activities of drivers and/or merchandisers to assure products are delivered. 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Route Supervisor will be responsible for the design, review and maintenance of excellent route to market strategy and managing the sales team which delivers an effective and efficient agenda for the company.

  • The Route Supervisor will undertake route design and mapping for all company customers with keen focus on route productivity and resource efficiency aided by modern tools and geo-mapping systems.

  • This person will identify opportunities in the market and establish the most effective strategy, routes and means to tap potential sales.

  • Drive both the operational and strategic route resourcing agenda with the company’s customers and ensure binding commitments with such partners for business growth and route service.

  • Coordinate the RTM activities and adjusts routes to meet customer needs, improve efficiencies, analyze and resolve work problem by developing leading edge RTM programs and ensure appropriate controls and reporting tools, development and monitoring of business routines that deliver high success rates, route productivity and route completion.

  • Undertakes the development of an RTM and managing sales team and plan for the emerging modern retail channel, maintain high level numeric distribution, maintain and continuously review the company’s every dealer database and to take advantage of all opportunities arising from both organic and inorganic growth of our market.

Key Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will be energetic, business focused, results driven manager who can work in high pressure and high-performance environment.

  • The role requires a versatile, quick learner and adaptable team player and team developer.

  • He/she will have at least seven years’ experience in Sales and Marketing Management of which at least two years’ in Route to Market and Sales Management specialization experience in a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) organization.

  • Experience in the beverage industry will be an added advantage.

  • The ideal candidate will possess a bachelors’ degree and professional qualifications in sales and marketing.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be of unquestionable character with outstanding leadership skills.