Jobs at Program for Accessible health Communication and Education (PACE) in Uganda

Job Title: Deputy Director Sales and Marketing
Job description DDSM
Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE) is a Ugandan
indigenous health organization leading solutions in the health market through the private sector. We
deploy social marketing approaches to measurably improve the health of Ugandans. PACE is looking for
a professional with management and substantive experience in advancing development programs in the
areas of Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health and Safe Water. You will join a dedicated and dynamic
team of personnel located at various parts of the country.
You will be someone who values Innovation and Creativity, Open Communication and Teamwork,
Transparency and Accountability, Speed and Efficiency, and Recognition and Reward.
PACE - Job Description

Job Title:  Deputy Director Sales and Marketing
Department Sales and Marketing
Reporting Line Sales and Marketing Director
Job level PACE 12
Duty Station PACE Headquarter Offices
Commitment Full time

Job summary: Collaborates with the Sales and Marketing Director to provide strategic direction to
the sales and marketing function; to develop and manage a customer focused marketing effort to drive
health impact. Responsible for the planning, coordination and control of all the marketing mix elements
for all PACE products and services; Develops and implements strategies to effectively and efficiently
deliver PACE’s messages to key target audiences. To assume management functions and leadership for
the department in the absence of the Sales & Marketing Director.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Strategy Development and Implementation: Deploy cutting-edge social marketing strategies
using proven marketing tools to positively influence individual and community behaviour.
Support Program managers to develop and implement quality marketing plans. Support the
Sales and Marketing manager to develop strategies for increasing the effectiveness and
efficiency of PACE’s distribution system.
• Training & Capacity Building: Collaborate with the programs department to institute capacitybuilding
initiatives for all PACE channels (CBOs, Partner clinics, Franchise clinics, distributors
etc) and staff, so as to expand coverage and reach of PACE’s products and services.
• Brand Management & Growth: As leader of the creative committee vet all PSI creative briefs
and appraise agency strategies and materials to ensure efficacy of strategies in building PACE
brands. Provide top class support, sales tools and marketing collateral to PACE’s Sales and
Marketing team as well as to PACE’s IPC agents and institutional partners.
• Coordination and Control:
- Work with the Finance Department to develop and track departmental budgets. Manage
the timely submission of the department’s monthly budget projections to the Finance
- Develop and track departmental procurement plans.
- Develop department’s monthly activities report.
- Supervise the day-to-day activities and development of the communications managers.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

• Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Mass Communications or related field.
• Advanced degree and/or professional qualifications in marketing preferred.
• 3-5 years of management experience.
• Previous experience with the private sector is preferred.
• Proven track record of successful development of marketing plans.
• Excellent capacity building and training skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Media relations, Public relations)
• Excellent writing skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work with various partners including donors, MoH, distributors, local
governments, CBO’s and other NGO’s.

How to Apply:
Submit all applications to the Deputy Director Human Resources - PACE by close of business 30th
September 2012 at Plot 2 Ibis Vale - Kololo, P. O. Box 27659, Kampala. We appreciate your application
however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th Sept 2012


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