Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Marketing Advisor Jobs in Uganda

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Marketing Advisor Jobs in Uganda

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Marketing Advisor to lead the demand creation components of GAIN projects in Uganda . This role will be offered on a four(4) year fixed term contract, subject to availability of funding and will be based in Kampala, Uganda.

About GAIN

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation that was launched in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people.

In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

About the Role

The Marketing Advisor will provide technical advice and expertise for designing, implementing, and monitoring of demand creation strategies initially for the vegetable project and over time for a range of other projects.

S/he will work with other GAIN colleagues to integrate these strategies with other components required to ensure shifts in consumption such as Supply and Enabling Environment. Additionally, they will build the capacity of GAIN’s partners and their staff to ensure effective delivery in the field.

Key Responsibilities Include.

  • Lead the design of the marketing strategy for the vegetable project.

  • Manage selection of different types of marketing agencies – research, advertising, media and promotion.

  • Develop relevant briefs for these agencies and ensure good interpretation of the brief by the agency.

  • Manage agencies to implement and deliver various parts of the workplan, including supervision of agency’s’ work to ensure quality of deliverables, workflow for review of deliverables by relevant GAIN staff.

  • Develop the community engagement strategy, retail promotion and last mile distribution

  • Represent GAIN in meetings with external stakeholders including government, NGOs, private sector.

  • Provide technical advice to other project managers and colleagues on marketing aspects of their projects.

  • Establish and maintain close collaboration with GAIN subject matter experts in Programme Services Team (PST) and Knowledge and learning (KL) departments.

  • Maintain high level liaison with government stakeholders (county level) and other organizations working on complementary projects in the country context to share knowledge and best practice.

    About You

  • The ideal candidate should have experience in brand management, as well in designing and implementing successful consumer-facing advertising and retail promotion strategies and campaigns.

  • You should have experience managing different types of marketing agencies, especially creative, promotion & media agencies and possess a strong understanding of the media and promotion environment in Uganda.

  • The post holder should possess strong project management skills including relationship management.

  • They should be able to coordinate a wide range of activities while maintaining a high level liaison with government stakeholders (county level) and partner organizations.

  • Previous experience working alongside a global team is highly preferred.

  • Candidates should have good budget management and administration skills in addition to interpersonal skills.

  • Education background with a Bachelors’ degree in communications and marketing management/ social science/ economics/business preferred or equivalent experience.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Marketing Advisor Jobs in Uganda

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