Earn 550 Dollars monthly as Sales and Trade Development Officer at Programme for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PACE)

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
Programme for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PSI Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Eligible Citizenship:
Ugandan
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with
organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide
these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship
year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened
skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda,
Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About PACE:
Programme for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PACE) is a
local, health-oriented non-governmental organization that implements
interventions aligned with the Ministry of Health in areas of HIV/AIDS care and
prevention, malaria and child survival, maternal and reproductive health, and
access to safe water. Formerly PSI Uganda, PACE was re-branded in 2009 to
strengthen the implementation of health interventions in the local Ugandan
context and remains an active and vibrant member of the PSI worldwide network.
PACE works in collaboration with the Government of Uganda, implementing
partners with the Ministry of Health, district local governments, and national
and community-based organizations (CBOs) to implement its programs.
Job Summary: The Sales and
Trade Development Officer will plan, implement, and monitor innovative sales,
marketing, and distribution activities to drive sales growth for PACE’s
products. The fellow will develop solutions that aim to resonate strongly with
customer needs and thereby enhance the organization’s progress toward achieving
sales targets in social franchise health facilities. In addition, the incumbent
will manage the supply chain through ordering and distribution of family
planning commodities and promotional materials across key accounts,
institutions, and other customers in the region.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Manage organizational sales and marketing
    goals
  • Develop and submit monthly, quarterly, and
    annual work plans and budgets for product sales and marketing
  • Drive growth toward sales and distribution
    targets
  • Prepare and submit reports against set
    objectives and analyze key factors influencing sales
  • Send quarterly updates on the key accounts
    performance, competition, challenges, and opportunities
  • Build and manage partnerships with the
    goal to promote and sell PACE products
  • Develop and maintain relationships with
    all key accounts, institutions, and other customers
  • Ensure each key account is well-serviced
    with all relevant PACE products to avoid stock-outs
  • Actively participate in reproductive
    health commodity security meetings with Ministry of Health
  • Design strategic marketing campaigns to
    grow demand
  • Identify ideal displays for supermarkets,
    negotiate space with owners, and create interactive displays
  • Formulate and execute annual promotional
    plans for all key accounts
  • Ensure strong product visibility and
    availability in all supermarkets and convenience stores
  • Manage the PACE supply chain
  • Manage ordering and distribution of
    products
  • Reconcile commodities and promotional
    materials to key accounts, institutions, and other customers in the region
  • Capacity building and risk management
  • Build capacity (through mentoring,
    coaching, and on-the-job training) of key accounts and internal staff to
    equip others with skills to better understand our products
  • Ensure that all customers pay as per the
    PACE payment policy
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health
    Corps Sales and Trade Development Officer
  • job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in sales, business administration, commerce, marketing, or related field
  • Prior experience in sales-related field;
    experience with the private sector is preferred, with accountability for
    achieving monthly sales targets
  • Valid national driving license with
    demonstrated ability to drive is a MUST
  • High entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent track record of meeting sales
    goals, sales motivation, and territory management
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to build relationships effectively
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Results-driven approach
  • Previous experience with sales planning
    and managing profitability
  • Prior exposure and experience in marketing
    or communications
  • Excellent organizational and time
    management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication
    skills
  • Problem solver and team player
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in Microsoft Office and Windows applications
  • Must have an outgoing attitude and be
    energetic, positive, and fun!
Job Terms and Conditions:
Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of
$550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon
successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement
site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included, including
$600 in professional development funds. Fellows at PACE are provided with a
basic but comfortable private apartment, situated in Kampala, an urban center
and capital of Uganda. National fellows may have the option to remain in their
own housing and receive a supplemental housing stipend.
Note: The living stipend and
completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the
placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in
the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following
the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 18th
January, 2016 at 11:59pm EST
NB: Early applications
are encouraged because they will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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