Country Head

at Venus Remedies Limited
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted October 1, 2022
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


About the job

Job Description for Country Head (Uganda)

Location (On Site): Uganda

Essential Language Criteria: Fluent in Swahili and Business English.

Minimum Educational Qualification: Candidate with MBA in Marketing or International Business will be given a preference.

Experience & Essential Domain knowledge: The Candidate shall have knowledge of fundamentals of Pharmaceutical business in Uganda.

An overview of different therapeutic segments in Pharmaceutical Industry or Medicinal Supplements or Medical OTC products and their distribution process is essential.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. The incumbent will be responsible for all top line & Bottom-line growth / profitability of business in assigned country / countries., with focus on brand building.
  2. He / she would be responsible to develop new business opportunities apart from expanding existing business. Review Performance benchmarks on a monthly basis and implement corrective measures in the concern areas. Trade &Tender Business Development, field force management & coordination with Company & Business Partner/s.
  3. Develop positive Image of the company through positive interactions & initiatives with Medical fraternity, Pharmacists, Hospitals & Institutions.

Required Candidate profile

  • The incumbent with minimum 3 to 4 years experience in reputed pharma companies as Country Manager preferably in Uganda market.
  • Should have experience in Team Management, Country Management, identifying & developing new markets, Geographic Knowledge Lead generation, P&L Management and International Exposure in Uganda market,
  • The incumbent should have a good command in English Language. Candidate with knowledge of Swahili language will be preferred.
  • Candidate with successful track record in handling bigger volume or multiple countries with exceptional bottom line will be considered for higher position.
  • Prior Experience in injectable will be preferred.
  • Valid passport.


M. Pharma / B. Pharma + M. Sc. / B.Sc. + M.B.A.

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