Project Manager Non-profit Jobs – AVSI

Job Title:                Project Manager
Organization: Associazione
Volontari per il Servizio Internazionale (AVSI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: AVSI Country
Representative
About US:
The AVSI Foundation (International Voluntary Service) is a non-profit
non-governmental organization founded in Cesena in 1972 and has committed to
130 development cooperation projects in 30 countries. Its mission is to promote
the dignity of the person through development cooperation activities, with
special attention to education, according to the social teaching of the
Catholic Church.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager will primarily implement the Uganda Clean Cooking Supply Chain
Expansion Project (UCSEP) program in partnership with ENVIROFIT and Build
Uganda. The incumbent will keenly monitor the impact of the concluded Kitobo
Energy Program in partnership with the partner company. The jobholder will also
seek  opportunities for new energy
programs in the country
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Formulating commercial strategies for the distribution of ICSs
  • Tasked with creating and monitoring the
    organization tools and processes needed for implementing the distribution
    strategies
  • Responsible for achieving the sales target
    in terms of quantity and margins
  • Selecting the sales promoters and the
    branch managers
  • Creating and implementing incentives
    schemes for the sales promoters and the branch managers
  • Managing the logistics
  • Monitoring constantly the sales level, the
    distribution channels and the payment of the stoves
  • Tasked with overseeing the promotions and
    all other activities linked to the marketing strategy
  • Creating and Implementing awareness campaigns
     and communication campaigns in
    partnership with ENVIROFIT
  • Supervise the activities in Kitobo Island
    on a monthly bases
  • Identify opportunities for new energy
    programs, and write project proposals under the supervision of the Energy Focal
    Point
  • Perform any other duties identified by the
    country representative or the energy focal point
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should be a candidate
    of any Nationality with a University degree, preferable in Business or
    Marketing
  • One year of professional experience in
    sales with an NGO or a private Company
  • Knowledge of the ICSs industry is highly
    desirable
  • Proven ability to work proactively and
    independently, as well as in a team
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft
    Office (particularly Word, Excel and Power Point)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs via email to humanresource@avsi.org.
Please, specify in the subject of the mail the code of the position you are
applying for “Code: 2717-PMENERGY-UGA.” Please also include name, position and
contacts (telephone and mail) of two referees and the first date of availability
to take up place in the field.
Deadline: 23rd June 2017

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