Commercial And Marketing Director

at Zachary Daniels
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 8, 2019
Category Administration
Sales and Marketing
Job Type Full-time
Base Salary 55000
Currency USD


This is a truly fantastic opportunity to join a group that has a number of private schools in East Africa. The schools provide high quality experience and education to its pupils. To help realise their aspirations they are now looking to recruit a Managing Director for their Schools in Uganda.


  • To achieve the financial performance targets of the Ugandan business
  •  Grow the admission numbers
  •  Deliver improving educational outcomes
  •  Ensure the values and ethos of the Schools are maintained


  •  Previous experience working in a leadership capacity and working across different stakeholders
  • At least 5 years of working in a commercially focussed environment
  • You could come from any background but can demonstrate the balance of commercial and values based decision making
  • Ability to quickly build relationships, influence and when necessary challenge stakeholders, including senior business leaders to enable effective business partnering.
  • Knowledge or a track record of working in Uganda or East Africa


  • Able to work at a strategic & tactical level
  • Thrives on results and personal accountability
  • Can do attitude with a culturally sensitive approach
  • Leadership skills to give clear direction at all levels whilst adept to being a good coach
  • Strong influencing & communication skills
  • Resilient personality


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