Deputy General Manager Job Opportunity – Appliance World Ltd

Job Title:    Deputy General Manager
Organisation: Appliance
World Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 Responsibilities:
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 expenditure.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
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 or deliver your application to Appliance World’s offices at Spring
Close, Wankoko (off Old Portbell Rd – same compound as Cairo Bank), Bugolobi
Deadline: 31st January 2018

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