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Career Opportunity

BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

BRAC Enterprises, the social enterprise and investment division of BRAC were initiated as intervention to serve a need or create market access for the marginal producers. BRAC social enterprises provide value chain linkages, support employment for poor communities and generate profits which contribute to our development programmes. Aspiring to meet the triple bottom line we incorporate serving the needs of the poor and being friendly to the planet with making a profit. Profitable and scalable businesses make significant contributions to the local economy through market linkages, entrepreneurial activity and better employment opportunities. BRAC Enterprises, currently based in Bangladesh, are committed to ending conditions of poverty and also generate significant revenues, fifty (50) percent of which are reinvested into BRAC development activities.

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Position

National Sales Manager (BRAC Seed & Agro Enterprise)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Establish reasonable sales goals based upon current market trends, develop and implement effective strategies to achieve that goals
  • Lead a nationwide sales team to achieve sales targets across all regions
  • Coach, train and motivate the team with the aim of encouraging high performance in the team
  • Prepare yearly sales budget and ensure month wise products sales
  • Prepare sales forecasts on weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Monitor customer behavior, competitor products and services, other market influencing factors and recommend appropriate strategies accordingly
  • Analyze field force performance and progress of work
  • Do market research and identify new potential markets and sales opportunities
  • Develop marketing strategies and conduct effective marketing campaigns to increase brand awareness among the customers
  • Produce brochures, leaflets and other promotional materials with valuable and engaging contents
  • Maintain the networks with potential customers and business partners in an effort to create sales opportunities
  • Ensure compliance of organizational rules and policies in sales administration
  • To develop sales team and channel distribution for assigned group of products
  • Perform any other jobs as assigned by the supervisor/ Head of the Department
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the program’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • The candidate must have Graduation, Post-Graduation (BSc /Ms(Ag)/ MSc /BBA /MBA) with minimum 2nd division/class or equivalent GPA/CGPA in all academic examinations.
  •  Educational qualification may be relaxed for more experience candidates

Experience Requirement:

  • At least 10 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): Agro based firms (incl. Agro Processing/Seed/GM)

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in relevant field will be given preference
  • Must have strong communication and presentation skills, art of professional, selling, leadership, team building, quality management
  • Must be solution driven, smart and approachable, possesses ability to work with people from different backgrounds
  • Must be able to design strategic planning, budgeting, monitoring tools and techniques, independent and capable of independent decision making, thinking out of box
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

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Salary and Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Health & Life Insurance Benefit, Festival Bonuses, Compulsory Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity and others

Job Location: Head Office, BRAC Seed & Agro Enterprise

Last Apply Date: 21/Feb/2021

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