10 Branch Manager Job Opportunities – Abacus Pharma Limited (APL)

 

Job Title:    Branch Manager (10 Job
Opportunities)

Organization:  Abacus Pharma Limited (APL)

Duty Station: Field
of Uganda, Uganda

Reports to: Regional
Branch Manager

 

About US:

Abacus Pharma Limited (APL), was incorporated as a Private Limited
Company in the year 1995 under the flagship of Kiboko Group of Companies.
Within a span of 15 years the Company has grown from a Small Distributor to one
of the Leading Importers and Distributor of Pharmaceutical Formulations,
Surgical & Non-surgical Items. APL represents several reputed
pharmaceutical manufacturing companies & surgical / non-surgical item
companies spread across India, China, Middle East, Pakistan, UK & Kenya.

 

At Abacus Pharma Ltd we provide a wide variety of pharmaceutical 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 Pharmaceutical distributor in Africa.

 

Job Summary: The Branch Manager will manage all branch
business and operational areas under the rules, regulations and guidelines of
NDA and the company while ensuring the accomplishment of goals and targets
given by the Management.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Review
actual sales against targeted sales and plan for achieving the set target.

·       
Attentively
do stock checks for the fastest moving goods on the ERP.

·       
Prepare
a Projection of product mix and stocks and then procure the required goods from
the Abacus Ware-House.

·       
Prepare
a daily plan of activities.

·       
Organize
and send deliveries of stock based on importance and urgency.

·       
Weekly
reports on cash sales, credit sale, receipts and sales projection.

·       
Review
actual sales against targeted sales and plan for achieving the set target or
above.

·       
Conduct
Stock audits for the products planned in the weekly plan.

·       
Make
calls to potential and existing clients updating them about our operations and
services.

·       
Prepare
and visit top clients as per schedule.

·       
Act as a
representative for the company and provide excellent customer service in terms
of supply of stock on receiving of order, providing information on drugs,
prices and customer support

·       
Promote
branch business development and seek to broaden customer base.

·       
Assist
with implementing changes to established policy and procedures within the
branch.

·       
Participate
in performance appraisals, promotions and compensation activities for
employees.

·       
Develop
action plans to enhance operations and optimize branch output.

·       
Give
support to the Regional Branch Manager in implementing business development
strategies.

·       
Select,
train and evaluate the branch staff to enhance individual productivity and
enable them to function according to job description

·       
Prepare
daily and weekly reports regarding cash sales, receipts, purchases and
expenses.

·       
Review
actual sales against targeted sales and plan for achieving the set target or
above.

·       
Conduct
stock audits for the products in the weekly plan.

·       
Prepare
monthly reports i.e. monthly sales and receivables position.

·       
Agree on
a day of stock taking and take part in the process of Inventory Management.

·       
Conduct
Quarterly review of actual sales vs. budgeted sales.

·       
Generate
year sales report.

·       
Complete
purchase analysis.

·       
Prepare
budgets for next year based on the products, customers, expenditure budgets and
resource planning budgets

·       
Give
your expected targets for the next year to the Regional Branch Manager.

·       
Conduct
survey in the Pharma market to find out the current situation and make
recommendations accordingly.

·       
Assess
local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales
opportunities.

·       
Monitor
competitors, competing markets and provide reports on market movement and
penetration.

·       
Complete
Staff appraisal and forward to Head office for further steps.

·       
Responsible
for Human Resource related issues for the staff of the Branch.

·       
Coordinating
with Company Representatives/ Managers in matters relating to promotion and
sales of respective products

·       
Suggesting
and Implementing strategies for increasing the sales volume of the branch – per
involvement to Top Line.

·       
Adhere
to high ethical standards and comply with all regulations/applicable laws.

·       
Perform
any other duties as assigned by Management.

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor of Pharmacy from any of recognized institution of higher
learning

·       
Applicants
with MBA will be advantage.

·       
At least
three (3) + years’ experience in a similar role (familiarity with pharma
products, or Pharmaceutical companies is a must)

·       
Experience
in computer packages such ERP, oracles and Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, power
point.

 

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 aplug.career@abacuspharma.com

 

Kindly mark your application as “name of position’’ in the subject line
of your email and addressed to Group Human Resources Manager, Abacus pharma (A)
Limited.

Plot No.28B-32B-34B, P.O. Box 31376 Coronation Avenue, UMA Show Grounds
Lugogo Kampala, Uganda.

 

NB: Only shortlisted 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 found.

 

Deadline: Friday 30th
November 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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