Sales and Distribution Manager USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI
Project Name: USAID
Communication for Healthy Communities (CHC)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is a leading
global development organization dedicated to improving lives around the world.
Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition,
economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting
experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and
Technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse
and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with
4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
About USAID CHC Project:
Communication for
Healthy Communities (CHC) is a five- year program implemented through a
cooperative agreement between the United States Agency for International Development
USAID/Uganda) and FHI 360. The project is designed to support the Government of
Uganda and partners to design and implement quality health communication
interventions to contribute to reduction in HIV Infections, total fertility,
maternal & child mortality, malnutrition, malaria & tuberculosis. CHC
works with Ministry of Health and partners to rollout a nationwide OBULAMU
integrated health communication platform through: Mass media; outdoor media;
social and digital media; and, inter personal communication (IPC).
Job Summary: The
Sales and Distribution Manager will oversee all efforts to ensure the
availability and sales of USAID socially marketed products. Reporting to the
Senior Social Marketing Advisor, the Manager will supervise commercial distribution
partners to ensure achievement of sales and distribution targets. The
Manager will also
participate in regular data reviews to identity problem areas and formulate
actions to improve sales performance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build and maintain relationships with commercial distribution
  • Collaborate with commercial distribution partners to formulate
    annual sales plans and strategies.
  • Facilitate monthly sales review meetings with commercial
    distribution partners to monitor performance and inform adjustments to
    ensure achievement of targets.
  • Monitor program for effectiveness, cost-efficiency, and timely
    achievement of deliverables at all levels.
  • Collaborate with contractors to implement retail audits to monitor
    product availability.
  • Conduct field visits to commercial distributors and retail outlets
    to monitor distribution activities.
  • Monitor weekly and monthly data to inform adjustments to sales and
    distribution activities.
  • Write and submit weekly updates, activity and quarterly reports for
    all key tasks undertaken to the Senior Advisor, Social Marketing.
  • Supervise one Supply Chain Officer and develop scopes of work and
    supervise consultants contracted for specific tasks related to sales and
    distribution activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the USAID FHI 360 Sales and Distribution Manager
    jobs must hold Bachelor’s degrees in 
  • Five years of experience in managing sales for pharmaceutical or
    FMCG products
  • Familiarity with key concepts of the total market approach
  • Familiarity with USAID project regulations preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Computer literacy including office applications, such as MS Office
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
How to Apply:
All interested job
applicants should submit a cover letter, copies of their CV, academic
transcripts and three professional referees m one folder to: The Human Resource
Office. FHI 360 Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or via
email to: 
Deadline: Friday, 22nd February 2019
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