Enterprise Program Manager Job Vacancy – Irise International

Organisation: Irise
International
Duty
Station:
  Jinja, Uganda
About
US:
Irise
International is a hybrid organisation working to develop and implement a
sustainable solution to Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM). Our charity arm
develops resources and delivers training on menstrual health and hygiene,
reproductive health and gender roles. Our social enterprise manufactures and
sells affordable sanitary products through establishing local supply. We work
closely with multiple partners to integrate menstrual hygiene into existing
work and achieve long term change.
Job
Summary:
The Enterprise Program Manager will primarily manage the enterprise
team, currently consisting of two Sales Representatives and one Sales
Assistant, working in three  areas
(Mukono, Jinja and Wakiso) and collaborating with seven partners over the next
6 months to establish local access to sanitary products. The incumbent will also
collaborate closely with the education team to deliver health education and
raise awareness about menstrual hygiene in order to generate demand and ensure
safe use of products.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
In charge of managing Irise’s Sales
Representatives including writing their weekly plans and approving their time
sheets and expenses
·        
Mentoring and training Sales Reps and supporting
the training of entrepreneurs and suppliers
·        
Keeping the Sales Record Keeping System up to date
and sharing regular reports with the senior management team
·        
Responsible for meeting with national level
clients to discuss sales and partnerships
·        
Meeting with partners to discuss collaboration,
finalise agreements and offer ongoing support
·        
Provide support in the planning and implementation
of relevant awareness raising events and marketing initiatives
·        
Actively contribute to the planning and strategy
development for the Enterprise Program
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate should be a Graduate with two years
of relevant professional experience
·        
Some managerial experience in a professional capacity
·        
The Enterprise Program Manager should ideally be a
young professional with some experience of management and an interest in social
business to take responsibility for their own team and to help shape a young
program.
·        
Ability to demonstrate strategic and critical
thinking skills
·        
Competently able to use Microsoft Office and Google
Drive without assistance
·        
Ability to use or learn to use Customer
Relationship Management software (currently Bitrix 24)
·        
Previous exposure and experience compiling data
and writing reports
·        
Previous experience living and working in East
Africa
·        
Prior experience working in women’s health,
menstrual hygiene or health education in East Africa is desired
·        
Applicants with sales experience have an added
advantage
·        
Previous experience of social business in East
Africa is desired
·        
Previous experience of start-up’s or growing young
organisations is an added advantage
·        
Previous experience managing and liaising with multiple
partners and clients
Terms
and Conditions:
·        
Salary of 1.5 million Ush per month
·        
Basic health insurance package
How
to Apply:  
All suitably
qualified applicants should send an updated CV and cover letter explaining their
idealness for this placement to info@irise.org.uk with “Enterprise Program
Manager” as the title of the email.

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