Debtors Manager Vacancy- Bayport Financial Services

POST: DEBTORS MANAGER

To develop, design arid review collection analysis and risk management processes and tools, and offer guidance and mentorship to Department and field staff in line with Bayport Uganda’s leading policies and procedures.

Role requirements:
* To design and ensure implementation of strategies and action plans for recovery of delinquent loans, delinquency tracking tool and transform the required actions into standard policies and procedures in line with Bayport Uganda's policies and procedures
* To develop and implement Collection process, policies and procedures according to Bayport Uganda Strategic Plan,
‘To train, guide and mentor field personnel on credit assessment, loan monitoring and collections activities, and assess performance targets in line with Bayport Uganda's policies and procedures.
* To follow up with Regional debt collectors on monthly collections and evaluate their performance.
* Ensure that all receipts are posted into the MIS on a timely and accurate basis.
* Ensure all loan deals are captured accurately and completely.
* Prepare, submit and present, on a monthly basis a Departmental Performance Report on the Collections efficiencies and actions to further improve performance
* Oversee reporting and analysis of collections data rel¬ative to decision-making based upon mitigating loss, delinquency, bad debt, age of receivables, Business and customer value.
* Maintain high quality as demonstrated by achieving measurable goals.
* Full knowledge of backend system rules and processes and the use of those tools to fully implement the collection strategy and maintain work flow for staff.
* Develop and mentor direct reports.
* Act as liaison between Credit and Collections depart¬ment and other Departments within the company to resolve escalated issues and to enhance cross func¬tional policies and procedures to ensure the best possible service to customers.
*Manage relationships with collection agencies, industry associations among others, to meet all Company goals

Skills required:
Qualified candidates for this position will possess:
*Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Finance, Mathematics, or equivalent, experience 3-5 years management experience of large teams with varying tasks and levels of complexity and experience.
* 3-5 years experience in running a Credit and Collections Department preferably in the Commercial Banking/Financial services environment in Uganda with proven track record and results.
* International Report consolidation and reporting skills.

Desired Professional Qualifications:
Accounting/Finance or Accounting/Finance
Management
* Experience in the Financial Services industry with particular focus on credit recovery and management.
* Accurate, dependable, a team player who is driven by achieving results and delivering Shareholders expectations.
* Above average problem solving and analytical skills.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills.
* Ability to nurture, grow and develop strong and beneficial business relationships across all levels.
* Ability to travel extensively within Uganda and globally.
* Must be 35 years or older. Apply for this job Suitable applicants should send their applications to the

HR Executive,
Bayport Financial Services;
Plot 17
Nakasero Road

Latest by 16th August 2010.

* Handwritten job application
* Detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of ALL supporting documentation
* Full contacts of 3 referees.

Rural Electric Cooperative Development Officer Job- Rural Electrification Agency

Post: Rural Electric Cooperative Development Officer

Purpose of the Position:
To initiate the formation of new Rural Electric Cooperatives (RECs) and provide support in their growth and operations as utility service providers

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
• Give guidance in the formation of Rural Electric Cooperatives in the approved concession areas and help the cooperatives in establishing operational governing boards.
• Develop a cooperatives' manual and by-laws
• Liaise with Commissioner for Cooperatives in supervision of the electricity cooperatives.
• Coordinate with relevant authorities to secure all the required licences, permits and Energy Sales Agreements.
• Help the cooperatives develop business and financial plans
• Help the cooperatives kick start Community mobilization outreach and membership campaigns)
• Continuous monitoring of the electricity cooperatives In line with set targets and expansion t plans
• Coordinate activities for capacity building In the following areas:-(i) Productive use of electricity (ii)Business and financial planning training, preparation and operationalisation/ implementation
(iii) Governance and management issues (iv)Development of the business plans for the cooperatives (v) Effective management in an Energy Co-operative / Basic Management skill (vi) Accounting packages for financial managers, training in prudent procurement methods, (vii) Training in public relations, customer care, marketing and branding

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
• A good Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship or Engineering from a recognized University.
• Knowledge and understanding of the working of the Cooperatives Statute.
• Experience in rural community mobilization to form cooperatives is essential.
• Working experience of at least 5 years with institutions involved in the development and/or regulation of cooperatives.
• Knowledge of the working of, or experience in, the electric utility industry is an added advantage.
• Computer knowledge and good report writing skills
• Well developed interpersonal, communication and public relations skills.
• Work experience in the cooperative organization will be an added advantage.

TERMS OF SERVICE
The persons appointed to these posts will be stationed in Kampala, but with a lot of field work, especially in the planning, construction and monitoring areas. They will follow the Agency's rules and regulations as stipulated in the REA Human Resource Manual. They will serve on four-year contracts, renewable on satisfactory performance. Remuneration is attractive and market based.
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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Interested Ugandans, who meet the above requirements, should submit applications by Thursday 12th August, 2010.

The applications, which should include detailed CVs, names and addresses of three referees and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, should be addressed and delivered to:

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers' House
1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317
Kampala

Civil Works Construction Management Specialist Job, Uganda

Post: Civil Works Construction Management Specialist

Purpose of the Job
To competently carry out the measurement of progress of civil engineering works for rural electrification projects (small dams and substations) under construction to ensure value for money and adequately monitor progress of works,

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
• Provide specialist technical support to the Agency in reviewing civil engineering designs, drawings, and documents done by consultants or private developers in line with engineer¬ing standards.
• Review Tender Documents/bill Quantities for civil engineering designs, drawings and documents done by consultants or private developers in line with engineering standards
Participate where required in evaluating bids for civil engineering work they conform to procurement standards and guidelines
• Participate, where required, in evaluating bids for civil engineering works.
• Monitor and evaluate the implementation of on going projects in accordance with the de¬sign, drawings, specifications, bills of quantities, PPDA for other recognized procurement) guidelines.
• Prepare progress reports In line with the Agency regulations and objectives.
• Verify and certify project related payments in accordance to financial regulations and guidelines.
• Work with the Protect Sponsor's Site Engineer where technical advice Is required and participate in site meetings.

Qualifications, Experience and skills
• A good Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Building Science or Quantity Surveying from a recognized university.
• A postgraduate qualification in Construction Management and quality control.
• Al least five years hands on experience working on measurement and valuation of civil works, Including concrete and building works, roads, earthworks, waterworks, and other civil engineering construction works,
• Familiarity with the use of computers in valuation of civil works and analysis will be an added advantage.
• Ability to prepare and present Information clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
• Having worked on construction projects up country will be an advantage
• Good interpersonal relationships and ability to work cordially with and to motivate persons with unfamiliar backgrounds.

TERMS OF SERVICE
The persons appointed to these posts will be stationed in Kampala, but with a lot of field work, especially in the planning, construction and monitoring areas. They will follow the Agency's rules and regulations as stipulated in the REA Human Resource Manual. They will serve on four-year contracts, renewable on satisfactory performance. Remuneration is attractive and market based.
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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Interested Ugandans, who meet the above requirements, should submit applications by Thursday 12th August, 2010.

The applications, which should include detailed CVs, names and addresses of three referees and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, should be addressed and delivered to:

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers' House
1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317
Kampala

Principal Planning Engineer- REA Uganda

Post: Principal Planning Engineer

Purpose of the Position:
The position's primary purpose is to coordinate activities for project identification, conducting preliminary studies, and packaging projects for investment

Key Responsibilities and Duties
• Coordinate the identification of priority Rural Electrification Projects (PREPS) using the indicative Rural electrification Master Plan (IREMP) for both grid and off-grid projects in line with established guidelines for project selection.
• Prepare Terms of Reference (TORs) for feasibility studies, coordinate and supervise their preparation and packaging of projects for investment
• Participate, in collaboration with the Project Management Department, in the procurement process of construction contractors as required from time to time In line with the procure¬ment guidelines.
• Prepare Gantt Charts and time schedules for all proposed project work and activities and determine the critical paths and milestones.
• Work with the GIS and IT units to update the GIS database and REA website updates.
• Represent REA in project outreach activities, in collaboration with the Public Relations Officer, to mobilize local authorities, communities/cooperative associations and local entrepreneurs to identify and initiate rural electrification schemes in their areas.
• Prepare monthly project status reports.
• Any other duties specified by the Head of Department.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
• A good Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized university or equiva¬lent.
• Post graduate training in power system planning and design,
• Post graduate training in Project Planning and Management will be an added advantage.
• Professional Engineer certification will be an added advantage,
• 8 years working experience with at least 5 years experience in power system planning
• Experience In carrying out Economic and Financial analysis of projects will be an added advantage.
• Must be knowledgeable about protect software and power system analysis software.
• Must be knowledgeable about survey and engineering drawing.
• Must demonstrate readiness to work long hours outside the normal hours and out of sta¬tion.
• Experience with development partner funded projects will be an added advantage
• Must not be more than 40 years of age.

TERMS OF SERVICE
The persons appointed to these posts will be stationed in Kampala, but with a lot of field work, especially in the planning, construction and monitoring areas. They will follow the Agency's rules and regulations as stipulated in the REA Human Resource Manual. They will serve on four-year contracts, renewable on satisfactory performance. Remuneration is attractive and market based.
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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Interested Ugandans, who meet the above requirements, should submit applications by Thursday 12th August, 2010.

The applications, which should include detailed CVs, names and addresses of three referees and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, should be addressed and delivered to:

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers' House
1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317
Kampala

Administration and Human Resource Officer- Rural Electrification Agency

Post: Administration and Human Resource Officer

Purpose of the Position:
To ensure the welfare of the staff of the Agency and provide guidance and advice on ail mat¬ters of human resource development to all departments so that individuals are developed in a consistent and professional manner

Key Responsibilities and Duties

• act as an internal resource providing comprehensive advise and guidance on terms and conditions of employment keeping in line with the best practices, current legislation and REAs Human resource Policy
•Set human resource recruitment and Development strategies in liason with management Team.
• Ensure effective staff hiring procedures is in place and Implemented accordingly,
• Responsible for the coordination of performance evaluation process;
• Ensure that salary determination and contracts of employment are in line with the Agency's policy and that remunerations are in line with the market,
• Develop and amend the Organization Chart as approved by the Rural Electrification board and adopted by Management,
• Develop, implement and control effective staff training programmes;
• Ensure the security of the property and staff of the Agency;
• Manage employee related records and their regular update;
• Oversee the effective management of vehicles, including fuel usage, service and maintenance
• Responsible for ensuring that staff are well facilitated in terms of working tools and office space;
• Ensures productive employee welfare and facilitation;
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualification, Experience and Skill:
• A good Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences
• A Masters Degree in Human Resource Management or Social Sciences with a Post Gradu¬ate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
• Membership of a recognized Human Resource Management Association or Institute would be an added advantage.
• At least 8 years of experience in Human Resource Management in reputable organizations or Government departments.
• Well developed interpersonal, communication and public relations skills.
• Highly motivated, innovative, pro-active and committed team player.

TERMS OF SERVICE
The persons appointed to these posts will be stationed in Kampala, but with a lot of field work, especially in the planning, construction and monitoring areas. They will follow the Agency's rules and regulations as stipulated in the REA Human Resource Manual. They will serve on four-year contracts, renewable on satisfactory performance. Remuneration is attractive and market based.
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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Interested Ugandans, who meet the above requirements, should submit applications by Thursday 12th August, 2010.

The applications, which should include detailed CVs, names and addresses of three referees and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, should be addressed and delivered to:

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers' House
1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317
Kampala

Senior Planning Engineer Vacancy- REA, Uganda

Post: Senior Planning Engineer

Main purpose
To undertake project identification, feasibility studies, and packaging of projects for investment

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
• Undertake me identification of a pipeline of projects for investment in line with established guidelines.
• Assist the Principal Engineer to prepare TORs for feasibility studies, surveys and engineering designs for the identified projects.
• Review Consultants' feasibility study reports and provide pertinent comments For the Consultants' benefit
• Prioritize the individual projects in line with established criteria and put them in packages for presenting to binding agencies for investment.
• participate in the procurement process as required from time to time in line with the procurement guidelines.
• Gather and prepare project data for the GIS database and REA website updates.
• Carry out any other duties specified by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
• A good Bachelors Degree in Electrical engineering from a recognized university or equivalent
• Post graduate degree in Power system Planning and Design or Project Planning and Management will be an added advantage
• 5 yours working experience with at least 3 years experience in power systems planning.
• Must be knowledgeable about project software and power system analysis software.
• Must be knowledgeable about survey and on engineering drawing
• Highly motivated, Innovative, pro-active and committed team player.

TERMS OF SERVICE
The persons appointed to these posts will be stationed in Kampala, but with a lot of field work, especially in the planning, construction and monitoring areas. They will follow the Agency's rules and regulations as stipulated in the REA Human Resource Manual. They will serve on four-year contracts, renewable on satisfactory performance. Remuneration is attractive and market based.
Apply for this job

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Interested Ugandans, who meet the above requirements, should submit applications by Thursday 12th August, 2010.

The applications, which should include detailed CVs, names and addresses of three referees and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, should be addressed and delivered to:

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers' House
1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317
Kampala

Front Office Administrator/Secretary Job- Uganda

Post: Front Office Administrator/Secretary

To receive and direct visitors and clients to respective offices. S/he must be a trained secretary/receptionist with prior working experience.
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For full job descriptions please visit http:/www.refugeelawproject.org/job_opportunities.php

Interested candidates must submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproiect.org .The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates should not be attached, and will be requested from short-listed candidates only.

Attention: The Head of Finance, Administration and Human Resources
Refugee Law Project,
Faculty of Law, MUK
Plot No. 9 Perryman Gardens
P. O. Box 33903,
Kampala

Deadline for receipt of applications is 20th August, 2010 at 5:00pm

Communications Coordinator Job- Action Aid, Uganda

Role Definition:
To coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of the organizations communication and public relations plan in line with the organization's strategic direction and programmes objectives.

Key Result Areas:
1. Develop the Communications Strategy, and moni¬tor its implementation in line with local and inter¬national priorities.
2. Publicize organizational events and publications Coordinating visits by supporters, potential donors, national and international media to project sites and ensuring that they are availed information in the most suitable way to profile the organization.
4. Liaising and working with national and international staff to profile the organizational work and campaigns through communications interventions.
5. Coordinate media campaigns and guide in the development of campaign and other communication materials for policy advocacy and organizational profiling.
6. Maintain and manage the organization website in line with AA1 on line policy and strategy.
7. Maintain and manage the organizational Resource Centre.

Critical Competences:
* Communication planning
* Communication monitoring and evaluation
* Media management
* Events management
* Public relations
* Documentation and reporting
* Materials development and Publishing
* Budgeting
* Web site designing and management

Person Specifications:
Minimum of a bachelor's degree in either Information science, Journalism/Mass Communication or Communication Science or Marketing from a recognized university with at least 2-3 years relevant experience from a reputable organization A relevant postgraduate qual¬ification would be an added advantage.
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Applications should be sent with a CV, cover letter, copies of certified academic documents and contact names and details of at least three (3) referees (one of which must be from the current employer) to

The HROD Director,
ActionAid International Uganda,
P.O. Box 676, Kampala

Not later than 18th August 2010. Applications by e-mail to vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org are welcome. We will respond only to short listed candidates.

Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. ActionAid International Uganda is an equal opportunities employer.

Child Rights Lawyer

Job Title: Child Rights Lawyer

To coordinate the "Child Rights and Protection Programme. S/he should be an advocate of the High court of Uganda and must be conversant with the international, regional and national mechanism for the protection of children. Masters Degree in Human Rights is desirable.
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For full job descriptions please visit http:/www.refugeelawproject.org/job_opportunities.php

Interested candidates must submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproiect.org .The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates should not be attached, and will be requested from short-listed candidates only.

Attention: The Head of Finance, Administration and Human Resources
Refugee Law Project,
Faculty of Law, MUK
Plot No. 9 Perryman Gardens
P. O. Box 33903,
Kampala

Deadline for receipt of applications is 20th August, 2010 at 5:00pm

Child Rights Lawyer- Refugee Law Project, Uganda

Post: Child Rights Lawyer
To coordinate the "Child Rights and Protection Programme. S/he should be an advocate of the High court of Uganda and must be conversant with the international, regional and national mechanism for the protection of children. Masters Degree in Human Rights is desirable.
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For full job descriptions please visit http:/www.refugeelawproject.org/job_opportunities.php

Interested candidates must submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproiect.org .The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates should not be attached, and will be requested from short-listed candidates only.

Attention: The Head of Finance, Administration and Human Resources
Refugee Law Project,
Faculty of Law, MUK
Plot No. 9 Perryman Gardens
P. O. Box 33903,
Kampala

Deadline for receipt of applications is 20th August, 2010 at 5:00pm

Volunteer Lawyer- Refugee Law Project

Post: Volunteer Lawyer
Company: Refugee Law Project

To be involved in intake of refugee claims, representation of refugees and asylums seekers before the courts and other relevant agencies. S/he should be an advocate of the High Court of Uganda.
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For full job descriptions please visit http:/www.refugeelawproject.org/job_opportunities.php

Interested candidates must submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproiect.org .The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates should not be attached, and will be requested from short-listed candidates only.

Attention: The Head of Finance, Administration and Human Resources
Refugee Law Project,
Faculty of Law, MUK
Plot No. 9 Perryman Gardens
P. O. Box 33903,
Kampala

Deadline for receipt of applications is 20th August, 2010 at 5:00pm

Volunteer Jobs in Uganda

Post: Volunteer Counsellor
Company: Refugee Law Project

To be involved in psychosocial assistance to refugees and other forced migrants. S/he must be a trained social worker or counsellor.
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For full job descriptions please visit http:/www.refugeelawproject.org/job_opportunities.php

Interested candidates must submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproiect.org .The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates should not be attached, and will be requested from short-listed candidates only.

Attention: The Head of Finance, Administration and Human Resources
Refugee Law Project,
Faculty of Law, MUK
Plot No. 9 Perryman Gardens
P. O. Box 33903,
Kampala

Deadline for receipt of applications is 20th August, 2010 at 5:00pm

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