Marketing & Distribution Manager at Old Mutual Limited

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Job Description

Old Mutual Limited (OML) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 17 countries. Our primary operations are in South Africa and the Rest of Africa, and we have niche businesses in Latin America and Asia. We have 12 million customers and 31,000 employees as at the end of 2017 and with over 170 years of heritage across sub-Saharan Africa, we are a crucial part of the communities we serve and broader society on the continent. The business is listed on the Johannesburg, London, Zimbabwean, Malawian and Namibian stock exchanges. The UAP Old Mutual Group comprises of three key players as a result of the acquisition of a controlling stake in Faulu in 2014 and UAP in 2015 by Old Mutual. The acquisition resulted in Old Mutual Kenya and UAP Holdings (www.uapoldmutual.com) as well as Faulu Microfinance Bank (www.faulukenya.com) forming one of the largest financial services groups with a growing footprint in East and Central Africa. The Group currently has operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Rwanda.  The Group now offers customers a comprehensive and enhanced range of financial services which include Investment, Insurance, Banking, and Savings as well as a wider and more accessible distribution network. The wider group also offers broad career growth prospects for employees. It therefore wishes to fill the below vacant position with qualified, experienced and talented individual to strengthen its portfolio as a Pan – African Financial Services Group. The positions’ details are further outlined below;-

Job Summary

This role manages the sales support processes, branch support processes and review of business reports to maximize productivity of business. The incumbent is individually accountable for achieving results though staff supervised.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop and implement business strategic plan for long term aligned with Group and local company vision
  • Responsible for managing the coordination and management of company Marketing, Business Development, Sales and Corporate Communications strategic vision
  • Work with all areas of the company to analyze and disseminate market information to senior management, financial, legal, and operational departments
  • Oversees marketing/promotional plans to reach designated goals and business directions
  •   Oversees creation and generation of all marketing and communications campaigns
  •  Lead promotional and sales initiatives for effective Marketing Plan execution
  • Define Distribution Structure and measures for Retail and Corporate Business
  • Ensure positive and strategic initiatives in place for business relationships mainly with Brokers
  • Assure proper formulation of long-term strategic plan for Direct Sales Force Channels in line with Company Business Directions
  •  Lead identified opportunities for introducing new products, monitor product development process and distribution
  • Monitor strategic implementations of Marketing, PR, Communications, Sales, Business Development annual key metrics.
  • Liaise with Group Marketing Team to ensure implementation and customization of all Marketing and Distribution initiatives; this include advise on local market process and procedures where applicable

Academic/Professional Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor degree in Numerical, Commerce or Marketing is required.
  • Customer Service experience will be an added advantage
  • Technical Knowledge
  • 5 years’ experience in financial services

Skills and competencies

  • Ability to deliver results when objectives are set
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Task and time management proficiency
  • Good communications skills
  • Resilience to cope with pressure of working in a fast paced, dynamic and rapidly changing customer expectations environment

Interested candidate are requested submit their applications by  5.00 p.m. 06 th  June 2021.

Applicants must possess or be in the process of applying for a POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE as at the time of making an application.


Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here
Closing Date : 6th June, 2021.