Job: Device Executive

Function: Marketing

Reporting to: Head Data, Devices and Products

Job Purpose:

Responsible for growth of Data capable and Smartphone devices on the Airtel Uganda network and hence translating this to Data revenue growth.

Key Result Areas –

• Responsible for introduction and launching of new devices in the Market.

• Responsible for proper ranging of Devices with a minimum of 10 Key selling devices across all segments: ULCH, Feature 2G/EDGE, Entry level Smart, Mid-level Smart and High-End Smart.

• Ensure Availability of Key selling units in all the Airtel outlets, franchises at competitive prices and compelling offers.

• Develop competitive devices offers and ensure promotion and communication of these on a weekly, monthly and Quarterly basis through the available media and POS.

• Ensure Devices POS availability in all out lets.

• Engage suppliers and understand the future supplier strategies and roadmaps and so as to input into Sales Forecasting, Product ranging and New Devices launches.

• Negotiate extra co-adds, promo material with suppliers.

• Work with the shop managers on handset merchandising and avail experience tables to the shops with support of the Device Suppliers.

• Produce daily, weekly, monthly and periodic reports of Devices performance including: Sales reports, Stock holding report, Devices activations report and Sales forecasting.

• Develop presentations for management’s information including Devices Usage, ARPU and penetration by type, vendor, capability, OS etc.

• Analyse competitor activities and develop plans to grow revenue and market share.

Ideal Candidate

• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or relevant field.

• At least 3 years’ experience in an FMCG/White goods industry.

• Technical knowledge of Devices models, technologies and trends.

• Excellent Planning and project management Skills.

• Attention to detail.

• Sets high personal standards and is goal oriented.

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

• Drive to Finish and deliver on time.

Please note

• Attach copies of all academic documents.

• Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification.

• Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not hear from us within 1 week from closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Note: Airtel Uganda is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we remain fully committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications to the email address below. Please attach your CV, academic qualifications and day phone contact and email address. Send Email to: and clearly indicate the email subject as Device Executive.

Closing date: 3rd February 2023, 5pm!