Living Goods Career Jobs – Branch Manager

Job Title:  
 Branch Manager
Organisation: Living Goods
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US
Living Goods supports
networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching
families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable,
high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters,
clean cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks nothing less than a
reinvention of distribution in emerging markets, through networks of franchised
micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile
marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people
who need them most. By combining the best practices from the worlds of
micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a
sustainable system to improve the health and wealth, of underserved
communities. Living Goods aims to improve the lives of tens of millions of
underserved customers in the developing world. To do this, LG not only grows
its own business, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through
large-scale partnerships. Living Goods works with many of the world’s leading
visionary organizations across the business, social and government sectors.
Current partners include the Clinton Foundation, BRAC, PSI, and Marie Stopes.
LG has also advised top global brands like Unilever and Nestle.
Job Summary:  The incumbent
will play a key role in supporting Community Health Promoters (CHPs) to deliver
high quality health care to their communities and generate sales of critical
products. The Branch Manager will take lead of a team and must have the ability
to motivate them, strong business skills, and want to be part of a cutting edge
team that is setting the mark for a how a social enterprise can improve health
impacts in a sustainable way.  We offer
an attractive salary package, plus health insurance and the opportunity to
enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission driven team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Agent Support and Motivation:
  • Actively
    motivate agents to achieve health and sales targets. Work to support
    strong performers, to increase effectiveness of medium performers, and
    increase or remove poor performers.
  • Ensure
    all CHPs are delivering impact in the communities (esp. diagnosis and
  • Implement
    marketing and promotional efforts to support CHPs sales goals.
  • Lead
    monthly meeting of agents.
2. Operations Management:
  • Manage
    Branch team members, ensuring performance
  • Oversee
    Branch financial operations and ensure that the books balance:  cash matches sales on a daily basis.
  • Manage
    and maintain inventory.
  • Manage
    operations to keep costs as low as possible.
  • Build,
    maintain and manage relations between the implementing partner
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    ideal candidate must have proven success as a CHP, entrepreneur, business
    manager, or health professional.
  • Hold
    a Health or Business related degree or diploma required.
  • Past
    management experience a must.
  • Entrepreneurial
    spirit and drive for results.
  • Exceptional
    natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Possess
    basic computer skills.
  • You
    should be flexible and willing to travel across Uganda and stay for some
    nights up-country.
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Luganda.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.

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