General Manager Job Opportunity – Adrikos

Job Title:  General Manager
Organization: Adrikos
Duty Station: Lungujja,
Cosovo, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Board of
About US:
Adrikos has been in existence
for over 40 years. It is our mission to produce high quality Ugandan products,
made in Uganda, for Ugandans. We pursue excellence in ourselves, services and
products with an aim to give you Quality at a budget price. Through creation of
jobs and leveraging technology we are improving lives and also contributing to
the economic development and growth of our home country. It is the passion and
the fearless pursuit of a dream by the founders to grow this company into
Uganda’s leading distillery.
Job Summary:  The General Manager will create and maintain
an atmosphere in which employees willingly produce at maximum capacity. He /
she will also develop performance standards and maintain quality service by
establishing and enforcing organization standards in order to deliver the
organization’s Goals and objectives in a proper and profitable manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure
    business development by publicizing and marketing the company
    internationally and managing the company in a profitable way
  • Carry
    out public relations duties in case of any media communications
  • Present
    monthly reports and present them to the BOD.
  • Offer
    technical expertise support to the BOD on the appropriate courses of
    action in relation to the distillation industry.
  • Ensure
    Tax Compliance with NSSF, PAYE and VAT and any other regulations in
    relation to our industry.
  • Effectively
    communicate to retailers and distributors to ensure that trading is
    carried out smoothly. Expected to have strong communication, telephone and
    organizational skills, and at least basic computer skills.
  • Provide
    support to Molasses, Grain and Malt distilling units to optimize the
    process parameters.
  • Ensure
    ENA/Malt Spirit Production costs and volumes are as per budget.
  • Ensure
    all statutory norms with regard to Excise, Pollution, and Factory
    Inspectorate are adhered to.
  • Initiate
    activities for reducing cost of production and Carry out variance analysis
    with regard to cost of production.
  • Effectively
    optimize manpower deployment (Executives as well as Workers).
  • Create
    and project an image both within the Branch and outside as a top class
    professional company.
  • To
    device strategies for effective and real time market intelligence in order
    to stay ahead of competition.
  • Builds
    company image by collaborating with customers, government, community
    organizations, and employees; enforcing ethical business practices.
  • Maintains
    professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;
    reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks;
    benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by the BOD
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering
    Graduate, MBA, B chemistry/ BBA / Social sciences. A post graduate in
    management is added advantage. BBA / Marketing or any other business
    related course with a major in marketing is also added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of eight to ten years’ experience in a busy organization in
    Distillery operations
  • High
    degree of personal integrity
  • Concern
    for quality and order
  • Team
    work and co-operation
  • High
    confidentiality levels
  • People
  • Customer
    care skills
  • Self
How to Apply: 
If you feel that you are the
right candidate for this position, please post your updated CV at  and copy
Please quote the position you
are applying for in the subject line.
Deadline: 10th March 2015.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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