Branch Manager Kampala job at Lapaire

Vacancy title:
Branch Manager Kampala

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, February 14 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 02 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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At Lapaire, we believe that everyone has the right to see well.
To improve the sight of all, we have developed a simple concept: we offer free eye tests and quality corrective glasses at affordable prices.
Joining the Lapaire teams means joining a pan-African and inspiring company in order to have an impact on the daily lives of millions of people living in Africa.

But it is also and above all :
• Serving our clients at best to improve their lives
• Working and acting as an entrepreneur, contributing to the Lapaire project with ideas and initiatives
• Participating in the expansion of a dynamic company by organizing and anticipating work efficiently
• Learning every day to continue to grow and surpass yourself
• Collaborating with young and multicultural teams while sharing your knowledge

The Lapaire Group was created in 2018 in Kenya and already has 50 Optical Shops and over 300 employees in Kenya, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali, Benin and Togo.
Lapaire, clear sight, for everyone.

Job description
Location: Kampala.
Positions: 1
Start date: Mid-February 2024.

The Branch Manager will be responsible for operations in one of the Lapaire Optical Centres in Kampala. This person works closely with the Operations Manager for Uganda and will manage a team of sales representatives and an Optometrist (Eye Specialist).

Their job will be composed of 3 main tasks:
Know the business & customers
• Knowledgeable about products and their benefits, as well as about customers’ needs
• Increase brand notoriety and awareness around clear sight to all potential customers
Lead and inspire a team
• Build and train a solid and united team, by sharing knowledge and sales experience
• Manage, motivate and support the team in their daily work
• Drive the team to overpass targets

Manage Branch finances & stocks
• Keep finances up to date, recording all deposits & purchases
• Ensure excellent stock management
• Prepare finance reports to the management team

Candidate profile
Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Business Administration or any relevant field, with +3 years of professional experience in a business/retail setting.
Only candidates with previous experience in store and business management will be reviewed!
Customer service-oriented with in-depth knowledge of basic business management processes.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
It is required from candidates to be proficient in accounting and analysis software (Excel etc.)
Female candidates are highly recommended to apply and shall be considered first.

Personal skills to be successful in this job
• People person: Money is important but helping others is even more satisfactory for you.
• Accountable/Trustful: Integrity and responsibility in business are your favorite words
• Organized: You run your business like a pro, no room for doubts
• Motivated and passionate: You have a burning desire to succeed and achieve your goals
• Ambitious and self-driven: Always willing to go beyond your targets and keep growing
• Leader: You like to inspire and stimulate your team by sharing experience and knowledge
• Negotiator: You know how to influence and convince others, keeping complete integrity.
• Empathic: You naturally connect to any type of people, making communication very easy.
• Always on time: you are an example to your team

Ready for the challenge? Apply Now!

Application submission deadline is Sunday 4th February 2024.

Note that the salary for the position ranges between UGX. 1.1M to 1.3M gross per month.
Please note that we intend to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks, your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, February 14 2024
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 02-02-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-02-2077
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