Job by Safaricom Ethiopia

Safaricom Ethiopia invites qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

Position:  Manager – M-PESA Trade Marketing Support (Internal/External)

Place of work: Addis Ababa

Key account abilities and decision ownership:

  • Support in the achievement of the M-PESA commercial business plan through participation and coordination of support activities in the trade
  • Develop MPESA Merchant/Agent programs to achieve KPI’s as set in the commercial business plan
    Communicate and coordinate Sales Support activities with Regional Sales Manager and Business development executives
  • Work with the M-PESA business development team to ensure all M-PESA Agents and Merchants are well branded as per branding toolkit
  • Develop and execute a detailed-on ground activation in collaboration with sales team to drive customer education and product awareness across all regions
  • Working with Business Development, ensure alignment across the sales team on M-PESA marketing initiatives
  • Monitor, link, track and report all MPESA marketing activities against the activities of the sales team.
    Ensure availability of MPESA PICOS execution materials and merchandise at cluster level
  • Develop the MPESA annual trade marketing (ATM) plan to support execution of the regional commercial plan
  • Provide monthly reporting on all MPESA channels trade marketing results& monitor competitor trade marketing activities.
  • Manage M-PESA budgets set aside for trade marketing
  • Manage all M-PESA events across the regions

Job Requirement

  • Degree in a Business-related field.
  • Post graduate certification in Sales & Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Very strong focus on Customer insights and proven ability to combine numbers and analytics to understand, predict and influence customer behavior
  • Intermediate knowledge of business finance principles is essential.
  • 5 years hands on experience in Sales, Marketing or Trade development Experience in Sales Distribution, Activation agency will be an added advantage.
  • Highly results and performance oriented.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Developing external partnerships and strategic alliances.
  • Excellent Negotiation/Influencing and Presentation skills.

How to Apply

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the career portal and then Click on the apply button. Remember to attach your resume.

The closing date for receiving applications is Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

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