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Branch Manager Vacancy – Living Goods

Job Title:     Branch Manager
Organisation: Living Goods
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Living Goods supports a network
of over 600 micro-entrepreneurs in Uganda who teach families in their
communities how to improve health and well-being while selling affordable,
high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters,
clean cookstoves, and solar lights.
Job Summary: The Branch Manager 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
incumbent must be able to motivate others, have 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. 
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
    treatment)
  • Implement
    marketing and promotional efforts to support CHPs sales goals.
  • Organize
    and lead monthly meeting of agents.
2. Operations Management:
  • Manage
    Branch team members, ensuring performance
  • Oversee
    the 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
    and maintain working relations between the implementing partner
    organizations.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Branch Manager should have proven experience as a Community
    Health Promoter (CHP), entrepreneur, business manager, or health
    professional.
  • Clinical
    health or business related degree or diploma required.
  • Past
    management experience is a requirement.
  • Past
    entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
  • Exceptional
    natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Luganda
    required. Fluency in Lusoga a plus.
  • Basic
    computer literacy skills.
  • The
    incumbent must be highly flexible and willing to travel across Uganda and
    stay for some nights up-country.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.
Deadline: 30th June, 2015

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