Business Development Manager – Burundi & Rwanda Careers – Abacus Medical Appliances Ltd (AMAL)


Job Title:   Business Development Manager – Burundi
& Rwanda

Organisation: Abacus
Medical Appliances Ltd (AMAL)

Duty Station: Burundi and Rwanda

Reports to: Group
Chief Commercial Officer – Manufacturing Business


About US:

Abacus Medical
Appliances Ltd (AMAL) turns ideas into life changing diagnostics. Working with
Amal means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the
impossible a reality. Amal is focused on the potential of science to address
the unmet needs of patients around East Africa. It commits to those areas where
we think we can really change the course of diagnostics and bring big new ideas
to life. 


Abacus Medical
Appliances Ltd (Amal) provide a wide variety of health equipment products for
the local market at affordable prices and are now operational in Uganda,
Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and are working towards expanding to the rest
of Africa to become the leading distributor in Africa.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Achievement of Sales targets as defined by the company – products,
    quantity, value and profit margins.
  • To plan budget for operation and ensure control of the same.
  • Management of the team with reference to Customers, territory,
    sales, reports and appraisal.
  • Territory management with reference to Government, major
    institutions, Tenders of smaller hospitals.
  • To suggest marketing plans on med reps, promotional materials,
    coverage plans, reporting structure, CRM activities for the team to
    achieve desired corporate objectives.
  • Handling of distributors across the country to ensure planned orders
    and execution.
  • To co-ordinate with sales/ accounts in ensure receiving timely
    payments from customers.
  • To make recommendations for opening of new customers and suggest
    credit limits.
  • To inform management of competition in reference to price, brands,
    suppliers and make suggestions to management to take informed decisions on
    price, new product launches etc.
  • To take initiatives to control the cost of operation.
  • To co-ordinate and place orders to avoid stock outs and complete
    accountability of stocks in warehouse.
  • To develop corporate customers / doctors to support the company.
  • Any-other duties assigned by the company.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Bachelors or Pharmaceuticals, BSC, BA Management or projects from
    recognized university.
  • 5-7 years of corporate managerial experience in pharma industries.
  • Knowledge of the marketing strategies is added advantage.
  • Good at Microsoft offices application.


How to Apply:

Only candidates who
meet the minimum criteria as outlined as above are invited to send a
comprehensive Cv and copies of certificates in one Pdf document to


Please kindly mark
your application as “Application _ “Business Development Manager – BURUNDI
& RWANDA.” _ in the subject line of your email and addressed to Group Human
Resources Manager, Abacus Pharma (A) Limited, Plot No.28B-32B-34B, PO Box 31376
Coronation Avenue, UMA Show Grounds Lugogo Kampala, Uganda.


NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please note that recruitment
department will review applications based on a first come first serve basis and
might close the vacancy ahead of schedule should suitable candidates have been


Deadline: 9th October 2020 by 5:00pm


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