JOBS AT JOINT MEDICAL STORE

1)      EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
2)      MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a church founded private Not- for- profit organization whose mission is to supply medicines, medical equipment and related health care services and training of assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
JMS invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Executive Assistant.
The Executive assistant shall provide effective and efficient administrative and secretarial support to the General Manager’s office.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative, secretarial and logistical support to the General Manager and assigned offices taking into account urgency and confidentiality.
  • Provide administrative support during preparations for management meetings, act as minute secretary at those meetings and maintain attendance register
  • Make appointments for the General Manager, maintain a diary for important events including meetings, workshops and visits, where necessary follow up to confirm those appointments.
  • Attend to general managers visitors and callers, provide and respond to routine information needs and enquiries.
  • Track and ensure proper flow of documents that are forwarded to the general Manager for approval or signature and ensure the documents promptly returned to respective officers.
  • Sort incoming external correspondences addressed to the General Manager’s office and forward those that do not need his/her attention to relevant officers for action
  • Ensure accurate and up to date record keeping, prepare and type communication materials and routine reports as directed by the General Manager.
  • Monitor the usage of office supplies in the General Manager’s office and promptly requisition for replenishments.
  • Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Secretarial Studies, Office Management or related field
  • Computer certification in at least four of the following packages: MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet, Dd base.
  • Three years working experience in a similar role in a busy office environment.
  • Skills and competencies:

  • Demonstrated IT skills including fast and accurate typing/word processing, spreadsheets, email and database.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate well with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to use initiatives, work independently and a good team player.
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • High level of integrity.
  • MARKETING EXECUTIVE
    JMS invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Marketing Executive.
    The Marketing executive shall implement approved marketing strategies and campaigns in a professional manner in order to meet the overall sales and marketing objectives of JMS

    Primary Responsibilities:

  • Promote Joint Medical Stores products and services
  • Implement promotional plans for JMS products and services
  • Recruit new customers for JMS and implement initiatives to retain them
  • Conduct effective and targeted market intelligence to monitor competition, explore new business opportunities and recommend initiatives to address them
  • Carryout customer surveys, market analysis submit informative reports to immediate supervisor
  • Organize and attend promotional events, exhibitions and presentations.
  • Qualifications and experience:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a bias in marketing or a related field
  • Possession of professional qualification CIM will be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years working experience in sales and marketing of fist moving consumer goods.
  • Computer literacy including experience in use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Proven experience in customer and market research
  • Relevant product and industrial knowledge
  • Skills and competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills
  • Able to prioritize work load, use initiative, work as part of and lead a team.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving ability
  • Demonstrated high level of integrity
  • Valid Class B Driving license.
  • Applicants for this post should be willing to work in any of JMS’s regional distribution centres
    Applications including photocopies of academic certificates, Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees (who are not relatives) and a day time telephone contact should be addressed to:

    The Head of Human Resource and Administration,
    Joint Medical Store,
    Plot 1828 Gogonya Road, Nsambya
    P. O. Box 4501 Kampala
    Closing date for receiving applications will be Friday 8th July 2011 at 5:00pm.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.