Optometrist Or Oco, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2206570756
Optometrist Or Oco, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 26, 2024


  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 Uganda, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali, Benin and Togo.  Lapaire, clear sight, for everyone.

Job description Location: Kampala, Uganda.

The Optometrists will be part of our   team in Uganda in one of our optical centers.

The Optometrist will conduct vision tests within our optical centers.

He/she shall also be involved in sales and marketing of Lapaire products and services.

He/She will work closely with the Branch Manager, Area & Operations Manager, as well as Sales Representatives.

His/her job will be composed of 2 main tasks Conduct & realize vision tests with potential clients Mastering digital and analogue tools to conduct vision tests Identify potential vision problems  Explain clearly the benefits of eyeglasses based on the sight problem identified previously and help make the sale of the product Conducting Refraction and other vision-related tests on patients at the branch or in the field Manage lenses deliveries Verify that deliveries of lenses match orders Make sure that lenses are properly mounted on the frames Manage deliveries of eyeglasses to customers Candidate profile Graduated or anticipating graduation with a degree or diploma in Optometry, Ophthalmic Clinical Training or Opthalmology.

Previous professional experience as an optometrist highly appreciated.

Minimum of 6 months experience in a similar role (employment, internship or clinical rotation) is required to be considered for this role.  Possessing sales & marketing skills would be an advantage.

The candidate should be comfortable using new technologies, mobile apps and software on phone & computer.

Personal skills to be successful in this job Altruism: Money is important but helping others is even more important to you.

Empathy: You naturally connect to any type of people, you listen people’s need and understand their problem to answer it.

Passionate: You love your work and wish to improve people’s sight and lives.

Dynamic: You never lack of energy to welcome a client.

Discipline: You can effectively manage your priorities and your time.

Reactive & mobile: You are able to work fast (but well) when needed.

Team spirit: You like sharing knowledge with the rest of your team, inspire a team.

Excited by this new challenge?  Apply now! Please not 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.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Optometrist or oco

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