Several Fresh Graduate Jobs – Branch Management Training Program at Living Goods

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.
Job Summary:  The
Branch Management Training Program – a paid program – provides training on
branch management, stock management, community health care focusing on
diarrhoea, pneumonia, malaria prevention and treatment, as well as nutrition
and maternal/newborn care. Living Goods offers a 6-week Branch Management
Training Program for potential new team members to be immersed in our community
health care model. Successful graduates may have the opportunity to gain a full
time role as part of the Living Goods team. The graduates will bolster their
careers in health and entrepreneurship.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
1. Agent Support and Motivation:
  • Actively
    motivate agents to achieve health and sales targets.
  • Ensure
    all agents are maintaining target inventory levels month to month.
  • Ensure
    all agents know and follow health protocols.
  • Actively
    implement marketing and promotional efforts to support agents sales goals.
  • Support
    in ensuring all agents are in compliance with regulations set by health
    authorities including compliance with standard treatment guidelines.
2. Financial Management: Manage branch financial operations
3. Operations:
  • Ensure
    branch is clean, neat and welcoming to CHPs.
  • Responsible
    for managing branch inventory.
  • Ensure
    all inventory is received with appropriate Delivery Notes.
  • Ensure
    inventory is managed on a First in/First Out basis.
  • Ensure
    no stock-outs occur at the branch for key products.
  • Oversee
    all the operations to keep costs as low as possible.
  • Build
    and strengthen working relations between the implementing partner
    organizations.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The
    applicants for the trainee program should hold a Diploma or Degree in
    clinical health and/or business required.
  • The
    Branch Management Trainees should be motivated by others and possess
    strong business skills
  • The
    applicant should also be highly committed to improving the lives of
    mothers/children in the community, 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.
  • Proven
    success as a CHP, entrepreneur, business manager, or health professional.
  • Past
    management experience will be an added advantage.
  • 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 is an added advantage.
  • Highly
    flexible and willing to travel across Uganda and periodically stay
    up-country.
  • Basic
    computer skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.
Deadline: 30th June,
2015

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