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Monday, November 6, 2017

General Manager Job at BRAC - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
General Manager

Jobs at:
BRAC

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 17th November, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the worlds largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information please visit BRAC’s website, www.brac.net. BRAC Uganda invites suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following available vacant position within the BRAC Social Business Enterprise Uganda Limited (BSBEUL).
Job Title: General Manager
Number of Positions: O1
Location: Country Office - Kampala
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage, develop and expand portfolio of BRAC Uganda Social Business Enterprise (current portfolio includes seed production center and tissue culture lab)
  • Plan and implement yearly strategic, operational and people objectives for BSBE, in line with the Organizations goals and mission.
  •  Defining and delivering on value propositions for new and existing clients, lead strategic planning, quarterly business reviews and client planning.
  •  Work closely with research organizations for improved seed production.
  •  Build trusted relationships with clients by delivering engagements that exceed expectations, demonstrating a strong ROI and leveraging thought leadership.
  • Generate strategic marketing program ideas, marketing plans and oversee the implementation of marketing initiatives.
  • Explore new collaborations with International Research Institutes especially those that have expertise in the field of research as well as marketing networks across the world.
  • Lead, manage and mentor a team of talented marketing professionals, in consultations with management, recruit qualified starts as well as design and implement the program activities.
  • Liaise with all levels of intra manager, related government officials, all stakeholders to ensure all activities are done in an effective and efficient way.
  • And any other duties.
Minimum qualification and Requirement:
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Marketing, MSc. Marketing, MSc Agriculture/Agribusiness or related field.
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or related field is a must.
  • Working experience of 8 years progressively in seed marketing, seed production and strong knowledge in channel marketing and consulting.
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong management experience providing guidance to a diverse, multicultural team and ability to manage at all levels of an organization.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with proven track record of driving sales and building client relationships.
Job application procedure

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, must submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae in one Ms. Office Word Document & academic papers in one PDF to hrd.uganda@brac.net  not later than 17th November, 2017. There should be only 2 attachments & the subject in email must be the name of the position applied for strictly.

NB. Only Soft Copy Applications will be considered & only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. These positions are open for Ugandan nationals only.