Deputy General Manager Job Placement – Appliance World Ltd

Job Title:    Deputy General Manager
Organisation: Appliance
World Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: General Manager
About US:
Appliance World Ltd (the company) is one of the largest organizations
in Uganda dealing in consumer electronics (refrigerators, microwaves, audio
products, televisions, and washing machines), commercial air conditioning and
mechanical ventilation, mobile phones, computers/network monitors.
Job Summary: The Deputy
General Manager will be mainly responsible for overseeing all administrative
functions of the company. A major part involves leading and directing
employees. The incumbent will be tasked with ensuring administrative
efficiency, proper procedure, implementation of policies and employee morale.
Key Duties and
  • For Air Conditioning Division – Projects –
    Checking the detailed status of work progress, payments, material
    approvals, quotations to be made and follow each and every item in detail
    until complete.
  • Air Conditioning Division – Service –
    Checking that services are being done on time, if any materials or money
    is required, if there are any client complaints, outstanding repairs,
    quotations to be approved, LPO’s we are waiting for, contract expiring,
    contracts undergoing renewal, tools and follow up each item in detail.
  • Air Conditioning – Marketing – Holding
    marketing meetings, meeting every marketer. Meeting clients when
    necessary. Following up each and every issue in extreme detail.
  • Human Resources & Administration –
    Approvals of air time, lunch, transport, staff welfare, other petty cash
    expenses. Discussions on staff who are unhappy, who want increments, who
    are not performing, who should be terminated. Including cases of
    misconduct and/or wrongful activity in the company. Interviewing of staff
    who are required. Incorporating them in the company. Checking and
    approving lunch payments.

  • Sales & Marketing – tasked with
    reviewing of PSI for ordering purposes. Reviewing daily sales report to
    see if we are on target. Reviewing sales of Kibira Road showroom to see
    they are on target. Checking and matching the prices of competitors.
    Meeting GAME and other hyper markets frequently and develop strategies to
    have no. 1 market share. Setting and issuing monthly (or more frequently
    if required) price lists. Ensuring no understock or overstock levels.
  • Tendering and Quotations – Responsible for
    approving tender documents for purchase. Setting an internal deadline and
    pushing and chasing to see that it is signed by the internal deadline.
    Checking the tender document thoroughly. Reviewing prices carefully.
    Following the status of all submitted prequalification’s and seeing that
    we are shortlisted. Following all tenders submitted one by one after
    submission to see that we get the award.
  • Service of Consumer Electronics – Checking
    the status of outstanding items. Ensuring that once received they are
    repaired and returned within 72 hours. Approving spares to be ordered by
    air and sea from LG and purchase of local market prices. Approving petty
    cash expenditure. Checking the happy call status for all of the clients
    and seeing that no client is left unhappy.
  • Imports & Exports – Heavy involvement
    in mixed container planning. Receiving freight rates, negotiating them and
    nominating freight agents. Ensuring that goods leave supplier on time and
    reach us on time. Approving freight payments.
  • Accounts and Finance – Asking for and
    approving salaries, PAYE, NSSF, VAT. Checking and approving supplier
    payments, checking and ensuring costing is entered. Checking and ensuring
    that daily accounting duties and done. Checking and approving petty cash
Qualifications, Skills and
: The ideal candidate should have qualifications and experience
to perform the aforementioned tasks
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their updated CVs via email to Call or
Whatsapp 0756 817062 for any inquiries.

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