General Manager at Profiles International

Job Title: General Manager
Organization: Profiles International
Duty Station: Fort Portal, Kabarole, Uganda
Reports to: Board of Directors
About Us:
Our Client is a leading distribution company in the telecommunications
Industry offering excellent products and services to customers nationally and
internationally and aspires to be an ISO certified entity. Our client, an equal
opportunity employer is among Uganda’s leading employers under the private
sector, hence, joining the entity is an opportunity to use your skills, knowledge
and experience in tackling real world problems.
Job Summary: The job holder will plan, direct, monitor and coordinate the operations
of the company.
Key Duties and
  • Formulating policies,
    managing daily operations, planning the use of materials and human
  • Overseeing purchasing and
    administrative services.
  • Identify, develop and
    direct the implementation of business strategy.
  • Plan and direct the organization’s
    activities to achieve stated / agreed targets and standards for financial
    and trading performance, quality, culture and legislative adherence.
  • Recruit, select and
    develop executive team members
  • Direct functions and
    performance via the executive team.
  • Maintain and develop
    organizational culture, values and reputation in its markets and with all
    staff customers, suppliers, partners and regulatory/official bodies
  • Report to the Board of Directors
    on organizational plans and performance.
  • Execute the
    responsibilities of a company director according lawful and ethical
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should
    possess an MBA with a first degree in law or accounting and/or any other business
    related course.
  • At least six years work
    experience in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry in a similar or
    managerial role.
  • High degree of integrity,
    self driven, well exposed, a leader with good people skills
  • An individual capable of
    advising and guiding the Board or all matters of business
  • The suitable candidate should
    be able to steer, guide and manage a large workforce and make them achieve
  • Highly result-oriented and
    capable of taking the company to a level of an ISO (International
    Standards of Organizations).
  • The individual must be
    able to put in place risk management systems to detect and eliminate
  • Ability to analyse
    company’s financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and
    compliance with budgets.
  • Ability to plan, organize
    and direct operations of the company on a daily basis.
  • Strong entrepreneurial focus
    and bottom -line orientation.
  • Strong verbal and written
    communication aids.
  • Strong organisational and
    multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal,
    management and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work under
    pressure and meet deadlines as required.
  • Attention to detail and
    commitment to accurate results.
Age: Between 32 and 45 years.
How to Apply:
If you believe you have the necessary skills,
knowledge and experience, please send an application and attach a detailed CV,
copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, postal address,
a daytime telephone contact and names of 3 referees to the National Director
using the address below.
Please send applications to: The National Director, Profiles
International Uganda Limited, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala Uganda or send via email
to Please clearly mark the envelope of the application
as “ Application for General Manager.”
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 7th
October, 2013

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