NGO Sales & Marketing Degree Job at PACE Uganda – Deputy Director Sales and Marketing

Job Title: Deputy Director Sales and Marketing
Department: Sales and Marketing
Reporting Line: Sales and Marketing Director
Job level: PACE 12
Duty Station: PACE Headquarters Offices

Job Summary:

·         Collaborates with the Sales and Marketing Director to provide strategic direction to the sales and marketing function; to develop and manage a customer focused marketing effort to drive health impact.
·         Responsible for the planning, coordination and control of all the marketing mix elements for all PACE products and services;
·         Develops and implements strategies to effectively and efficiently
deliver PACE’s messages to key target audiences.
·         To assume management functions and leadership for the department in the absence of the Sales & Marketing Director.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Strategy Development and Implementation:
·         Deploy cutting-edge social marketing strategies using proven marketing tools to positively influence individual and community behaviour.
·         Support Program managers to develop and implement quality marketing plans. Support the Sales and Marketing manager to develop strategies for increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of PACE’s distribution system.
2. Training & Capacity Building:
·         Collaborate with the programs department to institute capacity building
initiatives for all PACE channels (CBOs, Partner clinics, Franchise clinics, distributors
etc) and staff, so as to expand coverage and reach of PACE’s products and services.
3. Brand Management & Growth:
·         As leader of the creative committee vet all PSI creative briefs and appraise agency strategies and materials to ensure efficacy of strategies in building PACE brands.
·         Provide top class support, sales tools and marketing collateral to PACE’s Sales and Marketing team as well as to PACE’s IPC agents and institutional partners.
4. Coordination and Control:
·         Work with the Finance Department to develop and track departmental budgets.
·         Manage the timely submission of the department’s monthly budget projections to the Finance Department.
·         Develop and track departmental procurement plans.
·         Develop department’s monthly activities report.
·         Supervise the day-to-day activities and development of the communications managers.
·         Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Mass Communications or related field.
·         Advanced degree and/or professional qualifications in marketing preferred.
·         3-5 years of management experience.
·         Previous experience with the private sector is preferred.
·         Proven track record of successful development of marketing plans.
·         Excellent capacity building and training skills.
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Media relations, Public relations)
·         Excellent writing skills.
·         Demonstrated ability to work with various partners including donors, MoH, distributors, local governments, CBO’s and other NGO’s.
How to Apply
Submit all applications to the Deputy Director Human Resources – PACE by close of business 30th September 2012 at Plot 2 Ibis Vale – Kololo, P. O. Box 27659, Kampala. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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