Jobs at Uganda Health Marketing Group- Head of Stores & Operations



Job Title: HEAD OF STORES & OPERATIONS

Job Description

DUTY STATION : PRODUCT FACILITY, UHMG WAREHOUSE

REPORT TO : DIRECTOR PRODUCT FACILITY

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position is to manage the inventory and movement of products in and out of the AFFORD/UHMG Warehouses/ Stores. The job holder is a key member of the management team, and contributes to the strategic direction of this business unit. The person for this position should have the capacity to work under minimum supervision, maintain systematic records, provide oversight stores management in the regional pharmacies, ensuring the timely smooth operations of the stock movements at all stores locations.

Key Responsibilities Stocks Management

1. To provide overall managerial responsibility over inventory; both commercial, consumables and third party commodities and movement of products in and out of the AFFORD/ UHMG Warehouses/ Stores both physically and electronically.

2. To ensure that regulatory requirements for drugs storage, warehouse maintenance and human resources are provided for, maintained in accordance with NDA set standards and as per internal and other external policies.

3. To install, and maintain security checks, controls and measures, oversights over stocks, records, documents and personnel within the warehouse custody

4. To design and manage Dispatch/Delivery of all goods to the customers as per approved orders with clear job and role segregations to ensure greater accountability is achieved

5. To ensure that loading/offloading of all products is personally supervised and signed by on the delivery note/GRN (Goods Received Note).

6. To ensure and record correct inventory of goods received and goods dispatched.

7. To supervise, control and ensure security of all stocks as well as staff in and out of the warehouse/stores.

8. To ensure that all products at the AFFORD/ UHMG warehouse will bear the status label and a Bin Card at all times which will be updated constantly as goods are received and delivered in real time.

9. To ensure that all products will be stored in a manner so that it is easily accessible on FEFO basis.

10. To ensure that Stocks of every product will be recorded by batch numbers, quantity and expiry dates.

11. To provide support and documentation at the end of every month to designated personnel who will take stock count at the end of each month.

12. To maintain electronic as well as physical stock management.

13. To prepare a monthly report of all physical stocks including closing stock for each product, stock in hand that is invoiced but not delivered, expired stocks, damaged stocks (if any) and opening balance for each product for the following month.

14. To supervise the work of the warehouse assistant as well as other support staff in the stores.

15. To allocate daily duties to other support staff at the warehouse.

Operations

16. To provide stewardship and management of overall operations that manages the value chain and ensure achievement of minimum standard of services

17. To coordinate and plan i9nbound and outbound logistics in a manner that creates fluidity and efficiency within the operations

18. To ensure and strives for greater customer satisfaction by way of timely and effective delivery of goods

19. To organize and manage operation fleet, offering onsite and offsite supervision to the delivery team while liaising with the administration, sales and finance department

20. To continuously evaluate operations model with reference to market demands, benchmarking with market leaders and suggesting new operations strategies to ensure building competitive edge in the industry

21. To evaluate UHMG market presence, distribution location and reach and suggest effective ways of meeting the demands of customers in various territory and sector

Person Specifications:

    Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy, studies relevant to Logistics and Supply-Chain management, procurement and stores.
    Computer literate with hands-on experience in warehousing, stores, distribution and software packages to manage inventory and stock movement electronically is a must.
    Membership in professional organizations; CIPS, CIM, ICASA, PSU.
    At least 5 years work experience in Warehouse and Supply-Chain management.
    Robust understanding of stores, warehouse and distribution management. Clean track records with references of previously managed operations and stores.
    Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and result-oriented skills, experience in managing objectives with the customer in mind.
    Good judgment, initiative, tactful, ability to plan, organize and measure outcomes of interventions.
    Exemplary honesty, with a high level of energy and integrity, and able to work under minimum supervision.
    Should be in position to work in a team and make positive contributions.

How to Apply

Organizational Description:
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee, whose vision is Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans’. We envision a Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable and effectively utilized by all those in need. Our Mission is “To improve the quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and affordable health care solutions.” Our Core Values are; Integrity, Transparency, Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility, and Equity.
UHMG is currently expanding and is seeking for dynamic qualified individuals to fill the following positions as part of its team.

To apply: Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope” to:
The Human Resources & Administration Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG),
Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda,
or to P. O. Box 4553, Kampala.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
PLEASE DELIVER YOUR APPLICATIONS TO THE UHMG HEAD OFFICE RECEPTION


Deadline: 2nd Feb 2013




Jobs at UAP Insurance in Uganda - Business Development Officer Medical



Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER- MEDICAL

Under the direction of the Healthcare manager the holder is responsible for all business development and marketing activities in the medical division to facilitate acquisition of new business and retention of existing clients.

Key Responsibilities include:

    Solicit new business from intermediaries and direct clients.
    In consultation with the healthcare manager, handle all quotations and provide competitive tailor made quotation to all customers within the set standards.
    Undertake and co-ordinate product presentations to existing and potential customers.
    Co-ordinate business conservation initiatives and activities in the division.

    Maintain database for all quotations given to customer. Including updating all relevant information that accompanies quotations.  These are lists such as Hospitals, Exclusions, Corporate clients, Doctors, Company profile, Company Accounts and Brochures).
    Follow up business proposals/quotations with the aim of increasing the closing ratio to meet set new business targets.
    Assist in the negotiation and closing of business and the initial documentation.

    Prepare monthly, quarterly and ad hoc reports on business development activities and market trends.
    Conduct market surveys to keep abreast with the latest market trends and changing client needs.
    Co-ordinate medical business development activities with the company’s marketing division.
    Perform any other duties as may be requested by management.

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

    i.   Qualification: - Degree in marketing or social sciences.

Marketing diploma added advantage.

    ii.   Experience: - 3 years in insurance with exposure to medical insurance.

iii. Key skills and qualities:- Well developed communication skills, persuasive, persistent, good interpersonal skills, technical- insurance skills, marketing and analytical skills.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013.




Sales Manager Job Vacancy at UAP Insurance in Uganda



Job Title: SALES MANAGER-INDIVIDUAL LIFE

The job holder will be responsible for putting in place a competent, motivated and productive team of Unit Managers and Agents that is able to aggressively and successfully promote UAP Individual Life business and achieve set performance targets.

Key Responsibilities

    Build and maintain a productive Sales Agency force countrywide
    Achieve the  approved Sales  performance benchmarks
    Initiate  aggressive Agency force  recruitment campaigns countrywide
    Develop performance standards and processes for the Agency team and ensure compliance with the set standards
    Develop reward based incentives and motivational campaigns for the Agency force
    Initiate Market development & penetration strategies countrywide
    Establish relevant  training programs for the Agency force
    Develop personal self-development guidelines for Unit leaders & Agents in accordance with the approved business plans.
    Ensure optimal utilization of all available Company resources in all areas of management, Agency development training and customer service.
    Assume overall responsibility for the management and administration of the Life Agency Offices countrywide in line with the strategic objectives of the Company.

Academic & professional qualifications

A good university degree is a basic requirement plus a Diploma in Sales & Marketing is very essential.

Minimum years of experience required for the job

At least 3 years working experience in managing a Sales Team with a proven track record in performance.

Skills/Competence

    Customer care skills
    Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills
    Relationship building and maintenance skills
    Selling skills
    Problem solving skills
    Staff supervision, training and performance management skills
    Market intelligence collection and providing feedback

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013



Jobs at UAP Insurance in Uganda- Acturial Technician Medical


Job Title: ACTURIAL TECHNICIAN-MEDICAL

The job holder will be responsible for providing actuarial services to the medical department particularly on premium rating to achieve sustained profitability on the medical portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

    Compilation and regular update of market statistics
    Conduct annual review of profitability of the portfolio
    Provide technical input on premium reviews during renewals and new business acquisitions
    Process quotations within set standards
    Provide pricing methodology for new products
    Calculation of unearned premium reserves

Job Specifications

Qualifications:

Degree: BSc. Actuarial Science Upper Second

Experience: Fresh graduate preferred

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013.




Jobs at UAP Insurance in Uganda- Reinsurance Officer


Job Title: REINSURANCE OFFICER

The job holder will be tasked with providing actuarial services to the medical department particularly on premium rating to achieve sustained profitability on the medical portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

    Compilation and regular update of market statistics
    Conduct annual review of profitability of the portfolio
    Provide technical input on premium reviews during renewals and new business acquisitions
    Process quotations within set standards
    Provide pricing methodology for new products
    Calculation of unearned premium reserves

Job Specifications

Qualifications:

Degree: BSc. Actuarial Science Upper Second

Experience:

Fresh graduate preferred




How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013.




Senior Accountant Job at UAP Insurance in Uganda


Job Title: SENIOR ACCOUNTANT – LIFE

Responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyse financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures

Key Responsibilities

    Primary responsibility is to prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
    Supervise the input of financial data and reports for the for the company automated financial systems
    Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
    Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
    Prepare monthly account reconciliations
    Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices and other accounting transactions
    Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
    Ensure custody of all financial documents
    Monitor and review accounting and system related reports for accuracy and completeness
    Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits
    Prepare tax returns and corporate reporting requirements as may be required.
    Assist with quarterly producer commission reports; analyzing and correcting discrepancies
    Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls

Job Specifications

Knowledge:

    Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance

    CPA qualification or equivalent

Skills:

    Communication skills

    Analytical skills
    Computer literacy

Experience

5 years relevant experience.



How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013.




Jobs at UAP Insurance in Uganda -Sales Manager Group Business



Job Title: SALES MANAGER-GROUP BUSINESS

The job holder will be responsible for the procurement of New & Renewal Group Business premiums that include Group Life, Group Creditor, Group Funeral & Pension Business.

Key Responsibilities include:

    Build and maintain a profitable Group Business portfolio countrywide
    Recruit a dedicated Sales Team to specifically procure Group business
    Achieve the  approved Sales  performance benchmarks
    Develop reward based incentives for the intermediaries in our distribution network
    Initiate Market development & penetration strategies countrywide
    Develop joint planning initiatives with our business partners
    Establish product awareness campaigns for the business partners in our distribution network
    Ensure optimal utilization of all available Company resources in all areas of management, Agency development training and customer service.
    Any other duties assigned

Academic & professional qualifications

A good university degree is a basic requirement plus a Diploma in Sales & Marketing is very essential.

Minimum years of experience required for the job

At least 3 years working experience in procuring Corporate Business with a proven track record in performance.

Skills and Competencies

    Customer care skills
    Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills
    Relationship building and maintenance skills
    Selling skills
    Problem solving skills
    Staff supervision, training and performance management skills
    Market intelligence collection and providing feedback

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013.




ICT Manager Job at UAP Insurance in Uganda



Job Title: INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY MANAGER (ICT)

The position holder will develop, implement, manage , maintain and evaluate the Company’s Information Technology Systems and resources in line with the company’s objectives

Key Responsibilities will include;

    Formulate, implement and monitor all IT policies, standards and procedures of the Company.
    Identify the company’s short term as well as long term computerisation needs in liaison with management and users.
    Identify and document customisation and system change requests on AIMS and implement solutions or liaise with system vendors for problems.
    Update and generate reports from AIMS and other systems installed in the Company as per user requests.
    Coordinate development of new systems by identifying new systems requirements and ensuring proper analysis, design, implementation and documentation of the systems.
    Plan and coordinate training of users on computer systems, policies and procedures.
    Maintain and administer the UNIX and Windows severs and any other servers installed on the corporate network and ensure they are tuned for optimal performance.
    Manage the Company’s website, e-mail systems, voice communication systems, internet services as well as the local and wide area networks.
    Plan for the acquisition and upgrade of computer systems, prepare specifications to be used in the procurement of computer products and services, and ensure that computing equipment and services supplied meet the required specifications
    Develop and implement procedures for backups and disaster recovery to ensure high level of systems resilience.
    Develop and implement system security procedures and ensure that data and IT infrastructure is secured against viruses. Malware and unauthorised access.
    Ensure that all scheduled preventive maintenance of equipment is done.
    Ensure that an inventory of all computing equipment, software and documentation are properly maintained.
    Manage staff in the MIS department and carry out staff appraisals, counselling and mentoring
    Perform any other duties as may be requested by management.

Academic & Professional qualifications

    Computer Science Degree or equivalent
    MCSE and or other professional IT courses
    AIMS Training
    Awareness of IT trends and opportunities

Minimum years of experience required for the job

    3-5 years

Skills and Competencies

    Trouble shooting and fault diagnosis skills
    Basic repairs and maintenance
    Systems administration skills
    User training skills and support
    Analytical skills
    Attention to detail
    Negotiation skills
    Sense of urgency
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Understanding of Insurance business

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013.



Business Development Manager Job at UAP Insurance in Uganda



Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

The position holder will drive the business development activities of UAP in such a manner as to ensure the development and maintenance of a strong and profitable business portfolio and the promotion of a positive image of the company in the market place.

Key Responsibilities will include:

    Develop a coherent and multifaceted business development strategy that is able to deliver corporate objectives for underwritten premium value and market penetration.
    Take charge of brand management and promotional activities and liaise with/manage external service providers as necessary.
    Participate in the budgetary process and take responsibility for the achievement of departmental budgets; must monitor departmental activities to ensure that they remain within the budgetary provisions.
    Develop and implement an effective PR and communication strategy that ensures that both current and potential customers are kept informed of UAP’s operations, products and service standards.
    Conduct on-going market analysis to identify immediate and future business growth opportunities and put in place effective plans for their achievement.
    Develop and maintain close relationships with decision makers and buyers of insurance policies in corporate organisations so as to be privy of their current and future needs and ensure that UAP is invited to bid and given favorable consideration.
    Track all advertised 'expression of interest' requests, ensure that these are responded to in a timely manner and follow up to ensure that UAP gets invited to tender. In cases where the company is not invited, follow up to determine the reasons for failing to qualify and communicate to management team.
    Support the technical team in developing and bringing suitable, high quality products to market and prepare the market for new product introductions and a smooth roll out of such products.
    Manage the agency network and ensure that the team is well trained, is allocated challenging targets, performs to set standards and is well supported.
    Manage, develop and oversee the operations of the branch teams. This will include setting targets, monitoring performance, training and development.
    Monitor quality of service in the market place and highlight issues with the management team as needed.

Academic & professional qualifications

Business Degree + ANZIF or CII

Sales Diploma, Customer Service or equivalent experience

Training in Marketing

Minimum years of experience required for the job

5 years experience

Skills and Competencies

    Strong communication skills
    Strong interpersonal skills;
    The ability to work with individuals across all levels of management and sectors
    Strong negotiations and presentation skills.
    A strategic and innovative thinker
    A high level of competence in analysing problems and making decisions, the job holder is often required to make business decisions immediately, while working out in the field, and without the benefit of referring to superiors.
    Team working and the ability to network effectively
    Staff supervision, training and performance management skills

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013.





Claims Manager Job Vacancy at UAP Insurance in Uganda


Job Title: CLAIMS MANAGER

To ensure that general insurance claims are handled expeditiously and in a professional manner thereby meeting the customer expectations and the Company's Corporate Objectives.

Key Responsibilities will include

    Ensure reserves are correctly set and regularly reviewed to reflect current position of the company’s liability
    Monitor the performance of service providers for effective service delivery
    Constantly analyse the performance of various classes of business and give recommendations to management on corrective measures to ensure the company remains profitable
    Ensure that claims are registered and acknowledged promptly and customers are constantly updated on the status of the claim to ensure early conclusion of the claim and enhance customer satisfaction.
    Ensure that recoveries area initiated and followed to conclusion so as to reduce the final cost of the claim
    Ensure that cheque requisitions are raised upon receipt of discharge vouchers/ invoices to facilitate cheque processing
    Explore the best alternative of dealing with a claim so as to minimize claim expenses and costs
    Maintain effective business relationships by constantly interacting with customers and service providers so as to ensue customers have a pleasant experience
    Prepare management reports for the department to advice on the status of the department at any one time

    Supervise, train, mentor and coach staff within the department to ensure they remain motivate.

Academic & professional qualifications

Degree in Business or Insurance, Banking and Finance

ANZIF, CII

Management Training

Minimum years of experience required for the job

7 years

Skills and Competencies

    Strategic thinking
    Leadership skills
    Analytical and problem solving skills
    Computer skills including knowledge of AIMS
    Communication and interpersonal skills
    Staff Supervision, training and performance management skills

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration, and phone contacts of 3 professional referees and copies of professional/educational certificates and send it to: recruitment [at] uap.co.ug

NOTE: The attachments should not exceed 2MB

Closing date of applications: 8th February 2013.




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