Vacancy: Senior Manager: Strategic Planning
Recruiting Company: Tetra Tech
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Tetra Tech is implementing a five-year project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Its aim is to increase the availability of genuine quality agro-inputs to consumers and decrease the prevalence of counterfeit products.
Job Summary: The Senior Manager will lead a team in innovative approaches to researching and analyzing the consumer market and business performance trends in the agro-inputs industry. The Senior Manager will also contribute significantly to shaping the strategies and activities of Tetra Tech’s 5-year initiative to support performance improvements and growth of businesses in this sector. The position includes opportunities for professional advancement.
The Senior manager should hold a good first degree: business degrees preferred
Skills and Experience:
Three or more years’ experience as a Senior Manager
The ideal applicant should have attained professional growth in dynamic consumer goods distribution and/or service firms (e.g., ICT, financial, marketing, media, telecommunications, beverage, and other FMCG)
Possess knowledge and experience in qualitative (and quantitative) market research methodologies, e.g., focus groups, social network mapping and analysis
Excellent analysis of consumer markets and business performance trends and metrics
Strategic planning and decision making support
High teamwork and team leadership skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
All suitably qualified candidates should express their interest by sending an updated CV with three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please clearly indicate the reference Senior Manager in the subject line of the E-mail application.
Deadline: March 21, 2014.
NB: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.