Medical Officer @ Global Health Uganda

Ref: GHU 004/2018

Global Health Uganda (GHU) is a registered not for profit, limited liability company with the mission to promote child health by conducting and facilitating quality and relevant research in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions.

GHU is conducting a clinical trial, the ZIPS study (the use of Zinc for Infection Prevention in Sickle cell Anaemia) which will be based at Nalufenya children’s hospital in Jinja.

Medical Officer (1 position)

Job Summary:

  1. The Medical Officer will be responsible for the day to day clinical aspects of the study.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Identifying and Screening of patients for possible enrolment into the study according to the protocol.
  2. Recruitment and enrollment of eligible patients into the study.
  3. Providing emergency and continuous medical care to children taking part in the study for the duration of the study.

Skills and Person specifications:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree M.B.Ch.B. Completion of Internship and registered with the Medical Council.
  • Demonstrated research experience in pediatrics is an added advantage.
  • Excellent organization and planning skills with ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic about research.
  • Should have completed some form of human participants training in research and /or Good clinical practice.
  • Knowledge of the local languages used in the area (Luganda and Lusoga) will be an added advantage.

Application procedure:

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of two work related referees to: The Human Resource Manager, Global Health Uganda, Plot 667 Mawanda Road, first turn on the right after the Mawanda Road Police Station starting Thursday 24th May 2018 and not later than Wednesday 6th June 2018 at 12:00pm. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Quality Assurance Officer @ Global Health Uganda

Ref: GHU 004/2018
Quality Assurance Officer (1 position)

Job Summary: The Quality Assurance Officer will continually monitor data collection procedures and data management practices at every level of the study.

Key Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Ensuring that data generated during the study reflect what is specified in the protocol (case report form vs. protocol).
  2. Comparing data in the CRF and data collected in source documents for accuracy (CRF vs. source documents).
  3. Ensuring that the data analyzed are the data recorded in the CRF (database vs. CRF).
  4. The person will perform periodic operational checks within each functional department to verify that clinical data are generated, collected, handled and reported according to the protocol, SOPs, and GCPs.

Person specifications:

  • A university degree in a relevant field.
  • Proven ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Extensive experience in clinical research.
  • Prior experience in similar position.

Application procedure:

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of two work related referees to: The Human Resource Manager, Global Health Uganda, Plot 667 Mawanda Road, first turn on the right after the Mawanda Road Police Station starting Thursday 24th May 2018 and not later than Wednesday 6th June 2018 at 12:00pm. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Social Media Manager

Job Description

Social Media Manager

Location: From home (with regular travel to Entebbe)

Hours: 3-5 hours per day

Remuneration: up to $1,000 per month (Gross)

Key responsibilities:

This is an exciting and varied role for a Social Media expert. Working across multiple tourism brands, your key role will be to strategize, design and manage all social media communications across various channels (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter) as well as owning all email marketing campaigns.

Social Media Strategy

  • Assist with research, creation, conception, and presentation of social media strategy and integrated marketing campaigns
  • Interpret and roll-out strategy and creative concepts
  • Communicate and coordinate with senior leadership teams to ensure that social media strategy supports overall brand objectives

Content Creation

  • Conceptualise and write monthly content plans across social media platforms in line with social strategy, consumer insights and brand tone of voice
  • Develop fresh creative ideas in line with social media and content trends
  • Devise agile tactical executions based on breaking news and trending topics
  • Attend brand events and create real time social media posts as and when required

Community Management

  • Publish daily content posts in accordance with monthly plans
  • Review user comments and posts in a quick and timely manner
  • Respond to comments in order to foster a positive community and add value to the customer experience
  • Escalate complaints, queries and concerns to relevant stakeholders
  • Listening and reporting: turn conversations and customer feedback into actionable insights and client-facing reports

Experience and Education:

  • Degree or diploma in Marketing, communications or English, or a PR or corporate communications certificate
  • Experience in the travel & tourism sector across Uganda (or East Africa)
  • 2 – 3 years active community management on behalf of brands
  • Understand of social media analytics
  • Social tools such as Sniply, Hootsuite, Buffer
  • Working experience with EMS (preferably Mailchimp)
  • Understanding of the sales funnel
  • 2 – 3 years online copywriting or social media writing experience
  • Excellent understanding of the social media marketing and related disciplines including content strategy, online video and influencer engagement
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Personal social media presence
  • Technical understanding of social networks’ design and functionality specs
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint
  • Proficiency and experience in social scheduling and listening tools


Driver @ Makerere SPH

Makerere University School of Public Health Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management. Suitable candidates are being sought to fill the position of Driver at the School of Public Health, Department of Health, Policy, Planning and Management (HPPM)


Position: Driver (2)

Job Description

  • Transport staff and visitors as instructed.
  • Ensure safety of passengers and cargo at all times
  • Ensure maximum safety and security of vehicle and accessories under his/her charge
  • Monitor condition of vehicle and promptly report the condition to supervisor.
  • Promptly deliver mail, equipment and supplies
  • Maintain accurate vehicle records of all trips, fuel fill ups, time and millage readings
  • Report any accident the vehicle gets involved in to the supervisor and police as required
  • Assessing vehicle repair, servicing and maintenance needs and promptly reporting them to the Departmental Manager
  • Assist staff with entering, exiting and adherence to vehicle safety standards and help them with any luggage.
  • Observe all laws and guidelines for vehicle control policy of Makerere University
  • Carry out any other duties assigned from time to time.

Qualification and Experience

  • Must possess at least advanced level education
  • A clean and valid driving permit, classes B, E, DM, DL
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and defensive driving shall be an added advantage
  • At least 4 years working experience in a busy and reputable organization
  • Having the knowledge of using a logbook
  • Knowledge of traffic laws, rules and signs
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Good interpersonal relations, patience, time keeping and courtesy


Information on Submission of Applications:

  • Candidates should submit a copy of their driving license, curriculum vitae along with a cover letter and official copies of educational transcripts addressed to the Chair, HPPM Department MakSPH and delivered to Mrs. Adikini Anne J. Oketch in Room 16, ground floor, Makerere University School of Public Health, Mulago Hospital Complex.
  • All applications must be received not later than 24th February, 2017.
  • Please provide a reliable 12 hour phone contact.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.  No Canvassing

Communications officer @ ChildFund International

Vacancy title:
Communications officer

Jobs at:
ChildFund International

Deadline of this Job:
3rd February, 2017

Duty Station:

Job details:
For over seventy years, ChildFund international has provided support to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunities to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children. Our core commitment is child-centered change that will ensure healthy and secure infants, educated and confident children, and youth who are skilled and engage meaningfully in the affairs and decision making processes within their communities.

ChildFund Uganda is working in over 30 districts to develop the capacities of local community based organizations to be able to mobilize resources and implement programs that improve the well-being of deprived, excluded and vulnerable children.
ChildFund Uganda seeks to recruit suitably qualified, self-driven and result-oriented candidates for the following position:

JOB SUMMARY: To provide strong and strategic communications direction and support to ChildFund Uganda, through the management of the communications function that is focused to send the essential communications needs of ChildFund Uganda. This will include: overseeing the production of key communications resources for donor and public engagement; positioning ChildFund with in-country and international media and manage internal communications processes which support and advance the strategic goals of ChildFund and its core functions.


  • Strategy development: Support the development and implementation of an integrated and effective communication strategy with internal and external stakeholders of ChildFund for building of a high-performance communications function that is managed, structured and focused for productive and quality work. Provide support in the development, implementation and monitoring of strategies for internal and external communication.
  • Internal Communications Management: Ensure that key internal communications messages and products of ChildFund are skillfully developed and articulated for meeting their objectives.
  • Donor/Public Engagement: Manage the planning and production of compelling and issues-oriented fundraising, advocacy and publicity materials (web-based, electronic, print and video) for effective donor and public engagement by ChildFund — both in Country and internationally as appropriate.
  • Media Communications Management: Ensure positive portrayal of ChildFund in the media. Promoting the interests of ChildFund.
  • Advocacy: Collaborate with advocacy colleagues to define key issues, messaging, and communications channels for public advocacy initiatives and oversee the development of advocacy – oriented communications products.
  • Management of information flow between ChildFund with its external and internal stakeholders.
  • Promotion of Child Fund’s image. Carry out periodic ChildFund image audits and design strategies to enhance the image in line with the findings.
  • Manage Child Fund’s National Public Events.


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications or closely related area
  • A Masters ‘Degree in Journalism or Mass Communication would be an added advantage.
  • Extensive computer proficiency.
  • A minimum of three (3) years hands on experience in a similar position is an advantage
  • Must be a clear, fast thinker who can define action plans and implement them.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong facilitation and documentation skill
  • Interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Strong people management and mentoring skills
  • Excellent Public Relations skills.

Personal Attributes

  • Completes tasks in a timely, cost effective way
  • Ability to take fast decisions.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple-tasks and work under pressure.
  • Should be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Should be proactive

Job application procedure
if you meet the above requirements and are interested, please submit your Applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional papers and names of 3 work related Referees with their Email daytime telephone contacts to:

The National Director ChildFund International




OR Hand delivers to Child fund National Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road P.O. Box 3341, Kampala

NOTE: While we appreciate every response to this advert, only short listed candidates will be contacted. ChildFund is an equal opportunity employer. Application Deadline: 3rd February, 2017

Future Opportunities – Students @ Deloitte

Job Description

Deloitte East Africa

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across four (4) countries of the region: Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
A career in Deloitte offers you the opportunity to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment and participate in a range of “diversity and inclusion” initiatives. You will get the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career in the Ugandan market . Leverage your talent by applying for this exciting opportunity.

As an Associate, you will be a valuable resource in one of our departments in Uganda, focusing on the following:

  • Assist in planning work on assigned segments of any of the following functions: audit, financial advisory, enterprise risk services, tax services, consulting and internal client services;
  • Execute detailed function procedures, including reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports and procedures and conducting relevant tests which are sufficient in scope to support professional opinions as to the fair representation of client interests;
  • Assist in the collation of data, preparation of reports and analytical reviews, as necessary;
  • Prepare work papers which record and summarise function procedures performed and ensure that working papers are filed per approved firm guidelines;
  • Assist in developing recommendations for corrective action/improvement;
  • Ensure assigned work is completed within agreed time frame and carried out per approved methodologies and standards and within agreed budgets;
  • Keep the manager updated on any issues arising from the assignment;
  • Assist with administration tasks such as filing and updating of client files; and
  • Leverage knowledge and contribute to proper knowledge management within the function.
As the ideal team player, you should posses the following attributes:
  • Have at least an Upper Second class honours degree;
  • Have at least 17 points at ‘A’ Level;
  • Have a 1st Grade in ‘O’ Level (with credit 3 in English and Mathematics) or equivalent;
  • Demonstrate strong communication, numerical and analytical skills;
  • Be willing to work under supervision and learn new skills quickly; and
  • Be result oriented and able to meet tight deadlines.
Note that:
  • Prior work experience is not a requirement; and
  • The candidate should be below 25 years old.

To the successful candidate, the firm will offer a highly energised team environment composed of individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it.

Deloitte in Uganda is part of Deloitte East Africa, the DTTL member firm in Kenya. Our commitment to offering the very best in audit and assurance, financial advisory, consulting and taxation services is reflected in the staff we employ. Over 40 professional staff resident in Uganda (90% of whom are Ugandans) and over 400 professional staff in our 4 East Africa Region offices led by 16 partners provide our clients with the high calibre and consistency of service demanded by our international firm; service you can depend on to match the highest international standards.
Requisition code: EAU-64397-RS

R&D: Software Engineer – New Media @ Harmonic

Job description:


q University degree in an engineering/computer-related discipline

q Good command of English (written and spoken) and spoken Chinese

q Good design and programming concept

q Solid Object Oriented programming skills

q Knowledge in the following areas is desirable:

o IP network switching and routing protocols (L2 switching and Layer 3 routing)

o Internet protocols such as FTP, HTTP, XML, SOAP

o Policy and algorithms

o System programming

o MPEG2, H.264, MP4, 3gpp Codec

o Video streaming over Internet


q Automate testing for Harmonic On-Demand Products

q 3rd party software integration

q Design and implement software for a variety of server-based products

q Responsible for analyzing, confirming, and revising user requirements

q Undertake application development, evaluation implementation options, and perform system sizing

and program design

Required Job Skills:


Years of Direct Experience Required:

0 Year experience

Areas of Direct Experience:

Knowledge in the following areas is desirable:

o IP network switching and routing protocols (L2 switching and Layer 3 routing)

o Internet protocols such as FTP, HTTP, XML, SOAP

o Policy and algorithms

o System programming

o MPEG2, H.264, MP4, 3gpp Codec

o Video streaming over Internet

Educational Requirements:

University degree in an engineering/computer-related discipline

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Finance Officer -Customer Development @ Unilever

The job is based in Kampala and suitable for candidates eligible to work in Uganda.
Main Purpose of the Job
To ensure CD finance transactional aspects are executed in full and on time both for Sales ledger and Debtors ledger.
Key Responsibilities
  • Review Sales and Debtors ledger
  • Lead the Operational control and audit aspects of the CD Finance
  • Maintain accurate overviews of all Customers Trade Terms and ensure that customer finance transactions teams have appropriate accruals for all off-invoice terms
  • Support the CD team during the annual customer TTS negotiations, providing financial support and guidance ensuring that AP commitments are met.
  • Ensure month end operations/closure is carried out smoothly and be the lead for CD finance in ensuring the end month tasks are delivered on time.
  • Implement/Execute the CD finance lead projects i.e. Credit note automation, USD Invoicing.
  • Supervise and develop WL 1 staff reporting to him/her and ensure their work is delivered on time and in full.
  • Takes responsibility of own development
  • Suspends, pending closure, customer accounts in the event of non-payment.
  • Authorises re-opening of accounts hitherto closed for payment issues.
  • Charges interests on all overdue accounts and ensures collection of both principal amount and interest before customer account is re-opened for trade.
  • Intercepts some customer orders to protect credit extensions, e.g. where a defaulting customer attempts to buy on cash before settling account debt.
  • Initiates legal hand-over of defaulting customers.
  • Freezes upward credit limit reviews for habitually defaulting customers.
  • Sets the time, in line with the month-end time-table, for system closure (SAP).
  • Respond to audit issues and implement corrective measures on actions highlighted in all audit reports.
  • Advise other Leadership team members on company finance issues to improve on company financial decisions.
  • Ensure OCA is done and issues arising are remediated
Key Skills and Qualifications
  • University Degree in Accounting or related field from a reputable institution
  • Minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in accounting job is required
  • Management/Financial Accounting experience in an FMCG business.
  • Experience in a multinational company will be ideal.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience in the application of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word tools.
  • Good knowledge/hands on of an ERP system- SAP.
  • Accounting graduate & Chartered Accountant.

To apply, click HERE

Branch Manager @ Barclays

Job Description

Role Profile

Job Title

Branch Manager

Business Area/Division


Job/Work Level (from Taleo)


Department / Function

Level 1


Corporate Title/Job Grade



Level 2

Reports into (job title)

Regional Manager



About Barclays

At Barclays, we recruit based on merit and are committed to promoting diversity throughout our organisation

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and employ over 140,000 people.

For further information about Barclays, please visit our website

Overall Role Purpose

Key Accountabilities & approximate time split (&)

To drive and deliver exceptional retail business performance, through the provision of efficient business management, powerful leadership, team development and achievement of operational rigour excellence in branches with up to 25 staff members or branches with single customer categories.

Resources Under Control

For MD/D roles all mandatory fields to be completed (see guidance notes)

Direct reports

Indirect reports

Resources (e.g. budget control, size of operations under control)

Decision Authorities – key decision rights that enable the role holder to act with legitimacy and credibility

Authority level and limits (what does the role holder have authority to decide on)

Knowledge and Competence

Technical Experience and Capability

People Management – 30>


  • Build and develop a high performing team through embedding performance development and coaching. Ensure that team members receive coaching and feedback in order to develop to achieve their maximum potential.
  • Manage the End-to-End PD process
  • Recommend reward allocations for all branch staff, including bonus and pay increases.
  • Determine and manage Training Needs Analysis and Succession plans for all direct reports.
  • Responsible for hiring team members based on short-lists of candidates compiled by HR.
  • Responsible for conducting exit interviews for all employee-initiated departures from the bank. Provide results of exit interviews to HR for review and analysis.
  • Manage staff attendance levels, including approval of leave. Compile monthly absence statistics (annual leave, sick leave, family responsibility leave, maternity leave, study leave etc), and submit to HR for record keeping.
  • Directly responsible for discipline – initiate misconduct or incapacity charges, follow Barclays discipline processes together with HR and an independent chairperson. Build the case files where required.
  • Motivate staff and ensure they are recognized through the Barclays Africa recognition schemes.
  • Create an empowering environment for branch staff, encouraging individual ownership and initiative.
  • Deliver powerful communications with branch colleagues to ensure they understand the vision and goals of the company and of your branch. This will include running team meetings, morning huddles, one to one meetings and written communications
  • Create and maintain a succession plan for the branch
  • Create an empowering environment for branch staff, encouraging individual ownership and initiative
  • Provide mentoring and development opportunities for members of the branch team.
  • Provide cover for Branch Managers at other outlets when required.
  • Provide honest, direct and constructive feedback to others.
  • Deputize for Regional Manager if required.
  • Share knowledge experience and best practice with team members and other branch manage.

Customer Service-25>


  • Accountable for the delivery of outstanding customer experience through service and sales within their branch
  • Regularly present in the banking hall speaking to customers and understanding their questions and needs
  • Monitor the customer satisfaction results of the branch collected through various methods (surveys, touchpads etc). Establish targets for improvement and action plans to ensure customer satisfaction is continually improving.
  • Ensure that branch staff own and manage customer queries and complaints by taking ownership and resolving in a timely manner. Act as the escalation point for their unresolved queries and complaints.
  • Build relationships with key customers, clients and businesses within the branch locality
  • Understand fully the Barclays product on offer, and makes suggestions to product teams around changes and enhancements to products.
  • Implements new product sets with assistance from specialist product managers and ensures all staff are fully aware and knowledgeable about product features and benefits
  • Drive customer focused behaviour in the branch by role modelling great customer service
  • Ensure that merchandising materials are displayed in accordance with guidelines and is useful to customers
  • Review and provide feedback on SLA’s with internal service providers
  • Through effective banking hall management ensure that customers are directed to the most appropriate service delivery channel to meet their need e.g. cashiers, drop boxes ATM’s etc.
  • Manage remote and manual authorizations, by assigning responsibility for authorizers, and personally authorizing high-value transactions, to ensure efficient counter service.
  • Interact regularly with internal service providers (e.g. Operations, KYC Helpdesk) to ensure fast and efficient service to customers.
  • Interview all customers who want to close their accounts because of poor service or high tariffs to determine the root cause and to attempt to retain.

Risk, Governance and Regulatory


  • Ensure compliance with operations risk and rigour requirements e.g. Health & Safety standards, security of premises, KYC and Anti-Money Laundering measures.
  • Ensure that all staff in the branch adhere to all Barclays Information Security policies and procedures through regular communication to staff and spot checks.
  • Review results of snap checks and progress on action plans.
  • Conduct regular quality checks on all processes, focusing on transactions with high financial levels and operational risks of the process, including Branch Crisis Management, systems, reviewing control reports, etc.
  • Ensure that all Barclays Africa procedures are followed through regular communication to staff and spot checks.
  • Report all incidents within the branch in line with the bank’s incident reporting procedures
  • Systems administration (user maintenance) in conjunction with the Branch Operations Manager
  • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards. Understand and manage risks and risk events (incidents) relevant to the role.”

Financial Management Control and Analysis

Budget accountability:

  • Accountable for achieving annual sales targets as cascaded from the Area Manager. Monitoring of progress towards achieving targets is done on a regular basis, at least monthly.
  • The Branch manager is also responsible for maintaining a healthy balance sheet in the branch i.e. ensuring the assets on the books of the branch are performing to expected standards, that low quality assets are kept to a minimum and that the earnings contribution of the branch is within acceptable levels.
  • Even though the branch manager may not be the cost centre owner directly, the incumbent is responsible for strict cost management in that branch i.e. reviewing all service provider quotations before the work can proceed. In addition, the branch manager is expected to conduct detailed analysis, on a monthly basis, of the following cost elements:
    • -Overtime approvals
    • -Equipment maintenance
    • -Stationary consumption/telephones etc.
    • -Sundry losses
    • -Staff costs
  • Active involvement and accountability for making purchase/ refund business decisions within set limits e.g. Sundry loss, Potential Loss Accounts (PLA), customer refunds. Can approve release of deceased funds within predetermined limit.


Community 5>

  • Be involved in local community events and networking opportunities (e.g. clubs, meetings, business associations)
  • Developing the external market and community profile needed to maximize the local marketing opportunity
  • Identify community initiatives to become involved in and support as part of Barclays community initiatives (such as Make a Difference Day, Local community initiative, Financial Literacy)
  • Link community initiatives to both business opportunities and colleague events
  • Promote community agenda within the branch to build pride within colleagues and customers

Key Success Measures / Key Performance Indicators

  • Experience and Qualifications
  • Competencies:
  • People Management
  • Coaching and training skills
  • Strong communication and Presentation
  • Business Management/Financial Management
  • Performance Management
  • Resource Management
  • Cultural and Change Management
  • Planning
  • PC Skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Knowledge & Expertise:
  • Essential
  • In-depth knowledge of the full Barclays Retail product set, Local Business services and an overview of Corporate Business services, including Treasury.
  • An understanding of technical support systems e.g. Flexcube, Sybrin
  • Understanding of Barclays Retail strategy, operating structure and interface with other functions
  • Good understanding of Risk and Credit policies and procedures
  • Detailed understanding of people policies and procedures
  • Up to date knowledge of competitor and market activity in local area
  • Experience & Qualifications:
  • Graduate or relevant experience to compensate
  • At least 3 years Retail supervisory experience
  • Resource management
  • Brand and Leadership Development
  • Performance Management
  • Team building
  • D&G
  • Recruitment Skills
  • PD Team Leader
  • Sales management
  • Conflict Management
  • Time Management
  • Effective Coaching
  • Leading and Rewarding Performance
  • Presentation skills
  • Situational leadership
  • Manpower planning
  • Managing for Value (Financial Management)
  • Essential
  • First degree or diploma or relevant experience in a front-line banking sales/marketing/service environment
  • Preferred
  • Competitor product sales experience and Operational Awareness

To apply, Click HERE