FHI 360 Sales and Distribution Manager Jobs in Uganda

FHI 360 Sales and Distribution Manager Jobs in Uganda

FHI 360 is a non profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.

Our professional staff include 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.

Communication for Healthy Communities (CHC) is a comprehensive program implemented through a cooperative agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Uganda) and FHI 360.

The program supports the Government of Uganda (GOU)and US government (USG) implementing partners to design and implement quality health communication interventions to contribute to reduction in HIV infections, total fertility, maternal & child mortality, malnutrition, malaria & tuberculosis.

Recently, USAID expanded the CHC project to include the social marketing of three USAID products, Protector male condoms, Pil plan Plus oral contraceptives, and Inject a plan inject-able contraceptives.

These activities aim to contribute to a reduction in HIV infections, total fertility, maternal and child mortality through improving utilization of socially marketed products.

We seek applications for the following vacancies:

Sales and Distribution Manager

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 Adviser, 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 identify problem areas and formulate actions to improve sales performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain relationships
    with commercial distribution partners.
  • 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 deliverable 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.

    Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing sales for pharmaceutical or FMCG products
  • Familiarity with key concepts of the total market approach
  • Familiarity with USAID project regulations preferred Activate Wind
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organization Settings
  • Computer literacy including office applications, such as MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 22nd March 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Sales and Distribution Manager Jobs in Uganda

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