Job Title: Direct Sales Manager
Department: Sales & Marketing
Reports to: Commercial and Projects Director
About Bright Life
BrightLife—a FINCA International company—is a social enterprise which combines innovative financing, community networks, and the highest quality clean energy brands to improve lives for the BOP and unlock the productive potential of Ugandans. BrightLife actively seeks out the best-in-class renewable energy products from both proven and up-and-coming brands. Our product line includes a growing range of solar home systems, entry-level solar lights, solar appliances, and clean cook stoves which can be purchased in pay-as-you-go installments, and are sold through a network of direct sales agents, community networks, and strategically selected distribution partners. More than 30,000 Ugandans have already utilized BrightLife’ s unique distribution and financing model to better their lives.
BrightLife is uniquely linked to the FINCA International family of social enterprises, which includes 20 financial institutions across four world regions and more than 30 years of experience in reaching underserved communities and individuals. FINCA’s financial service operations in Africa span DR Congo, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
BrightLife is looking for a passionate, experienced, high performing and result oriented Direct Sales Manager skilled in leadership, training, critical thinking, problem solving and with the ability to ensure milestone deliverables through overall coordination and implementation of detailed regional plans. This is a 1-2 year position that will require frequent movement and settlement in different areas within the entire sphere of Uganda.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
The position requires an individual who is full of energy, has a good attitude, creative, results driven and keen on helping BrightLife meet its customer acquisition, product and revenue growth strategic objectives. S/he will be responsible for: