Administrative Assistant / Secretary Job Careers - Goodman International Ltd

Job Title:         Administrative Assistant / Secretary Organization:  Goodman International Ltd Duty Station : Kampala, Uganda ...

Administrative Assistant / Secretary Job Careers - Goodman International Ltd

Job Title:        Administrative Assistant / Secretary
Organization: Goodman International Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Goodman International Ltd is a Pharmaceutical Company based in Kampala – Uganda, dealing in Importation and Distribution of Human and Veterinary Medicines, Nutrition products. An Agent & Local Technical Representative (LTR) for several Manufacturers from Europe and Middle East.

Job Summary:  The overall responsibility of the Administrative Assistant/ Secretary is to support Management in the fulfillment and Execution of duties to ensure efficient management of the office and effective liaison with external partners and contacts as delegated. The Admin Assistant/ Secretary is expected to operate and perform to the highest professional standards with considerable independence, diversity, initiative and high level organizational skills and knowledge of Goodman International policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        To provide administrative support to all employees and support the Senior management team
·        Receiving and directing of all correspondences from service providers and clients through email, phone and in-person.
·        Organize and facilitate company visitor activities such as reservations of hotels, transport and other in-house compliments 
·        Co-ordinate and arrange conferences, meetings and other schedules for the senior management team
·        Co-ordinate with the HRM to facilitate internal memos and organize HR related activities
·        Participate fully in the company’s ISO meetings by taking part in meetings, audits and compilation of reports.
·        Represent the company at external meetings and attend other gatherings on behalf of SMT
·        Plan and Co-ordinate with the SMT events, sponsorship and other voluntary activities
·        Be responsible for the purchase and procurement of office supplies such as stationary and cleaning supplies
·        Work together with the SMT to improve company operations, minimize costs and actively present innovative solutions to the team
·        Perform other duties assigned by Management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the Administrative Assistant/ Secretary should hold a Degree in an Administration-related or Business-related course from a recognized Institution.
·        A minimum of three years of working experience in the position of Secretary or Administrative assistant
·        Should have certificates in acquired skills of Secretarial activities and/or computer skills
·        Must be computer literate with high understanding and knowledge of Microsoft office package
·        Must be active, motivated, well spoken, presentable and highly independent
·        Must be willing to work in a team and have the ability to supervise personnel
·        Age: below 35 years.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with a cover letter, resume and scanned copy of your recent passport size photo to the address below;

The Human Resource Manager,
Goodman International Limited.

Deadline: 14th July 2020

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Several Sales Representative Job Opportunities - Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Organization: Platinum Credit (U) Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Platinum credit is a leading Regional Micro Finance Company providing emergency loans to employed individuals in Eastern Africa. We have a wide spread branch network in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Platinum Credit (U) Ltd has introduced a new product available to formally employed persons working in the Private Sector.

Job Summary:  The Sales Representative will procure sales on behalf of Platinum Credit (U) Ltd. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Present and sell company products and services to potential clients.
·       Establish and maintain client relationships.
·       Respond to and follow up sales inquiries using appropriate methods.
·       Develop and maintain current product knowledge.
·       Identify and resolve client concerns.
·       Participate in marketing events.
·       Communicate new product and service opportunities and provide feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have a minimum of 6 months’ experience preferably in a financial institution.
·       Degree or Diploma in a relevant field
·       Excellent numerical and analytical skills
·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·       Age: Below 25 years

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates please submit your application, detailed CV (in Ms Word format) and testimonials (in PDF format)to the address below; (total email size should not exceed 2mb)

The Training Manager;
Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Send your application by

Email to:

Platinum Credit (U) Ltd is a subsidiary of Platcorp Holdings Ltd

Deadline:  22nd July 2020

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Laboratory Division Head Employment Opportunity - Abacus Medical Appliances Ltd (AMAL)

Organisation: Abacus Medical Appliances Ltd (AMAL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager
Department: Sales and Marketing.

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.

Job Summary: As Head of department - Laboratory, for the Uganda Territory, he/she will play a pivotal role in channeling our capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        He/she will provide inspirational leadership and strategic direction to the sales/technical team in order to achieve performance objectives; this is accomplished by achieving field day requirements and through effective coaching, mentoring and utilization of resources aligned with organizational vision by developing people.
·        Drive business by observing sales specialists' interactions with key customers, providing individual coaching and feedback to develop sales specialists for success in current role and for future growth. As a role model and a liaison you will inspire commitment, trust, collaboration and motivation for the shared vision by facilitating team communication, morale and effectiveness within your own work unit and/or cross functional teams.
·        He/she will actively seek to discover and meet the needs of internal and external customers by building relationships, identifying strategic business opportunities and delivering innovative solutions.
·        Manage multiple priorities and resources related to individual and group efforts.
·        Take responsibility for redirecting efforts as needed to deliver high productivity and quality of work from self and others. You will be asked to demonstrate strong business ethics, understand basic business principles and interpret resources available to make sound business decision to help achieve standards of business excellence.
·        Prepare an analysis of closing stock
·        Produce regular reports; recommend Machine to purchase as well as pricing policy, and advise Management on the market level.
Other operational duties and responsibilities.
·        Confer with company officials to develop methods and procedures to increase sales, expand markets, and promote business.
·        Listen to and resolve customer complaints regarding services, products, or personnel.
·        Provide staff with assistance in performing difficult or complicated duties.
·        Monitor sales staff performance to ensure that goals are met.
·        Formulate pricing policies on merchandise according to profitability requirements.
·        Hire, train, and evaluate personnel.
·        Analyze details of sales territories to assess their growth potential and to set quotas.
·        Attend company meetings to exchange product information and coordinate work activities with other departments.
·        Prepare sales and inventory reports for management and budget departments.
·        Plan and prepare work schedules, and assign employees to specific duties.
·        Direct and supervise employees engaged in sales, inventory-taking, reconciling cash receipts, or performing specific services.
·        Visit retailers and sales representatives to promote products and gather information.
·        Prepare rental or lease agreements, specifying charges and payment procedures for use of machinery, tools, or other items.
·        Keep records pertaining to purchases, sales, and requisitions.
·        Inventory stock and reorder when inventories drop to specified levels.
·        Examine merchandise to ensure correct pricing and display, and that it functions as advertised.
·        Coordinate sales promotion activities, such as preparing merchandise displays and advertising copy.
·        Examine products purchased for resale or received for storage to determine product condition.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Diploma/Bachelor's degree in field of Biomedical/Laboratory technician from recognized university.
·        3+ years' experience with consistent success in sales or healthcare sales within Laboratory
·        Demonstrated leadership capabilities, financial management and written and oral communications skills
·        Experience in managing large business units with at least sales records of Ugx 40-50 million per month.
·        Knowledge of the marketing strategies is added advantage.
·        Familiar with the use MS Office.
·        Must have a valid driving permit.

·        Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
·        Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
·        Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
·        Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
·        Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
·        Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
·        Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
·        Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
·        Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
·        Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
·        Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
·        Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
·        Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
·        Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
·        Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
·        Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
·        Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
·        Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
·        Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

·        Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
·        Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
·        Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
·        Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
·        Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
·        Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

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

Kindly mark your application as “Application _ “Laboratory Division Head.” _ 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 found.

Deadline: 31st July 2020 by 5:00pm

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Tailor Jobs - BOYI & BOYI LTD

Job Title:      Tailor
Organisation: BOYI & BOYI LTD
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director of Operations

About US:
BOYI & BOYI LTD is a Ugandan Registered company that currently focusses in Agro-Business & Food Processing, General trade, and the Clothing, Textile & Garments Industry.

Job Summary:  The Tailor will support the business in the Production of it’s products in the Clothing, Textile and Garments Industry, through Cutting, Sewing & Stitching Garments and Other Material

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        The main role of the Tailor shall be to cut, sew, and stitch fabric into desirable clothing designs.  The Tailor Shall also be expected to be able to perform:
·        Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
·        Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
·        Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.    
·        Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
·        Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
·        Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        Previous experience in Sewing, cutting and Tailoring is a MUST.
·        A highly dynamic person
·        High degree of Creativity
·        Ability to work with minimum supervision
·        Ability to Manage small teams

NB: The ideal Candidate should live in Areas of Kampala

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs and applications to:

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Refugee Story Curator NGO Jobs - Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA)

Job Title:      Refugee Story Curator
Organization: Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA)
Duty Station: Katale, Seguku, Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Pangea Publishing Manager

About US:
Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA) is a small nonprofit organization that believes in the liberating power and opportunities provided by a quality education. Our model was developed to empower communities to improve their own educational circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and access for under-resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable. We are a community of changemakers, mixed with staff, volunteers, and community champions. Each member of our community is working towards realizing our mission by dedicating their time and skills through a wholehearted commitment to it. As a result, we are equally dedicated to those who work with us.

Job Summary:  Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA) is looking to hire a Story Curator who will work with our publishing arm Pangea Publishing to produce children's books for the refugee context. Pangea Publishing works to promote literacy and cultural preservation in Uganda and share it beyond our borders. The Story Curator will work with both our StoryCorps Members to collect and curate traditional folklore stories from around Uganda as well as in the development of original texts. The position is based in Kampala but may require travel to Story Corp Members locations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Manage the collection of stories from StoryCorps members
·        Verify the authenticity, dictate and accurately translate stories collected
·        Edit translations into children's stories written in both vernacular and English copies
·        Draft, edit, and finalize original stories within Content Production Plan
·        Secondary Responsibilities:
·        Coordinate with pre-approved illustrators to obtain a finished product
·        Assist the Project Manager in identifying and interviewing Storycorps from refugee communities where stories are being collected
·        Ensure books/activities are aligned with curriculum standards in working markets

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        Holds refugee legal status (Required)
·        Bachelor's Degree in the following fields: Literature, Education or related area (Preferred)
·        Leadership experience in a management role (Preferred)
·        Superior oral and written communication skills in English and local language (Required)
·        Computer fluency and understanding of Microsoft and Google Suite (Required)

Personal Qualities
We are seeking an individual whose dedication to the value of education matches our own. We are seeking an individual who has a heart for empowering Ugandans to recognize the richness and importance of their cultural heritage and has a desire to share it with others. We are seeking an individual who is willing to work odd and sometimes long, exhaustive hours to do what is right and not just what is easy or will suffice. We are seeking an individual who can laugh as hard as they can work, someone who is not just looking for a job, but an avenue to pursue their passion.

Things We'll Bring To The Table:
·        A passionate working environment
·        Dedicated professional development
·        2 Weeks Paid Leave and Organizational Holidays

Contract Period: 3 Months Probationary Contract to Hire

How to Apply:
Please submit CV, a writing sample, and a cover letter to

Deadline: 17th July 2020

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