20 June 2017

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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