Branch Supervisor Job in Uganda

Position Title: Branch Supervisor
Reports To: Credit Supervisor
Terms : 2 Year Contract (Renewable)

POSITION SUMMARY;
Responsible for the overall management of the branch by providing leadership to the branch staff - to sustainable provide Housing Micro-credit and other support services to the low income earners,

SPECIFIC DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES;
1. Primary areas of responsibility are program management, financial planning and monitoring, and human resource management plus rrumilm.mrn of excellent relations with the local leaders, other development organizations, and community
2. Maintain acceptable Portfolio as per business plans
3. Maintain an over all branch portfolio at risk rates in line with industry benchmarks,
4 Maintain adequate portfolio yield rates.
5. Build and maintain outstanding loan portfolio levels in as per agreed targets and providing the overall reporting for the branch.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• University degree in Microfinance, Rural Economy, Commerce, Business Administration, Agricultural Economy or related fields.
• 3 years working supervisory experience in a Microfinance setting is desirable especially in credit related activities.
• Demonstrated organizational skills, experience in personnel management, Communication and Team Building skills.
• Age Limit: between 27- 40 years.

Personal Attributes:
• Must be computer literate and possessing a riding permit,
• Highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and minimal supervision with good communication and interpersonal skills.
• Knowledge of Local Community development with team leadership skills as well as a high level of integrity and honesty.
• Must be result oriented with knowledge of local languages in areas served by branches desired but not preferred.
• Have a high level of Integrity and Honesty.
• Knowledge of local languages in areas served by the branch (Luganda / Runyoro) is a prerequisite for this vacancy,
• Availability to start working by/on 1st October 2010.
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Interested applicants should send their applications with the relevant attachments plus three competent referees to the address latest by close of business on 30th August 2010:

The National Director,
Habitat for Humanity Uganda
Plot 7206, Bukasa Close Off Muyenga Tank-hill Road
P.O Box 9873, Kampala-Uganda

Note:
Habitat for Humanity Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified Female Candidates are encouraged to apply for both positions.

Accounts Assistant Job- Habitat for Humanity Uganda

Position Title: Accounts Assistant
Reports to: Branch Supervisor
Terms: 2 Years Contract (Renewable)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Managing the front office and maintaining /updating all accounts records transactions according to the accounting regulations.
Duties and responsibilities
1- Receive, attend to and direct visitors to the appropriate staff or office and answering enquiries by helping clients to access information about Habitat for Humanity r Uganda.
2. Provide basic information requirements and sale of application forms in liaison with the Credit Officers.
3. Receive loan repayments from clients at the Branch.
4. Maintain proper and requisite accounting records, specifically cash books for all the bank accounts and petty cash books.
5. Manage office imprest or Petty cash and other payments and ensure proper record keeping and accountability and assisting the Branch Supervisor and Credit Officers to prepare and effect disbursements to clients. ;
6. Provide back-up to the Branch Supervisor during preparation of financial reports.
7. Receive, receipt and bank cash collections.
8. Filing accounting records including paid vouchers and supporting documents and posting of financial transactions into the manual and /or computerized tracking systems
9. Reconciling office accounts on a daily/monthly/ quarterly basis and posting controls income and expenditure accounts as well as extracting income and expenditure accounts every month and balancing them with their respective controls,
10 .Carrying out any other duties assigned to him/ her by the Branch Supervisor.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•Diploma in Accounting.
•Working experience in accounts, Bankers' Realm (loans' tracking soft ware), cashiering
etc.

Personal Attributes:
• Computer literate and highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and meet reporting deadlines plus a high level of integrity and honest and results oriented,
• Knowledge of local languages in areas served by the branch (Luganda / Runyoro) is a prerequisite for this vacancy
• Availability to start working by / on 1st October 2010.
• Age limit: between 25 - 35 years.
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Interested applicants should send their applications with the relevant attachments plus three competent referees to the address latest by close of business on 30th August 2010:

The National Director,
Habitat for Humanity Uganda
Plot 7206, Bukasa Close Off Muyenga Tank-hill Road
P.O Box 9873, Kampala-Uganda

Note:
Habitat for Humanity Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified Female Candidates are encouraged to apply for both positions.

Office/HR Manager Job in Uganda

Post: Office/HR Manager

Reporting to the General Manager, the role will assume full control over the day-to-day operational aspects of the Kampala office including office staff management, IT issues (equipment, internet, telecom, printers, software, etc), furnishings, vehicles, maintenance of HR files, and, most importantly, providing logistical support to the field operations. The role will supervise up to 4 office staff as well as the field staff.

Qualifications and experience:
• At least a diploma from a recognized institution
• 5 years + working experience in office management and HR

Specific Knowledge .Skills and competencies
• A proven expertise in office management and HR in a small office environment
• A good working knowledge of the Uganda Labour Laws
• Excellent service delivery
• Innovation and initiative
• Communication and personal effectiveness
• Relationship building
• Leadership and Teamwork
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If you are Interested in any of the roles, please submit your typed application, CV and testimonials to
The Recruiter, FlexiConsult Ltd, 7th Floor NIC building,
Plot 3 Pilkington Road, Kampala
or post to
The Recruiter, FlexiConsult Ltd,
PO Box 6673 Kampala.

Applications should be submitted no later than Wednesday 25th August 2010

Programme Officer Job

Position: Programme Officer- Theological Education by Extension (TEE)

Reports to: Programme Manager - Christian Commitments & Church Partnerships

Location: Kampala

Purpose of Position: To facilitate and coordinate theological education by extension programmes in
world vision Uganda area development programmes and projects.

Key Result Areas:
Organize and conduct Theological Education by Extension (TEE) TOT and provide follow-up
support supervision
Develop TEE activity schedule and coordinate implementation
Coordinate TEE resource acquisitions and distribution
Organize review meetings to assess the TEE Programmes and make adjustments accordingly
Compile monthly reports highlighting the progress of the TEE programme
Conduct quarterly field visits to monitor the implementation of TEE programme
Organize and conduct Theological Education by Extension (TEE) TOT and provide follow-up
support supervision

Qualifications:
Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Must have a university degree in Theology.
Must have good analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.
Must be able to communicate in a cross-cultural environment.
Must be experience in adult training

Program Manager -World Visison Jobs, Uganda

Position: Program Manager - Christian Commitments & Church Partnerships

Reports to: Director, Ministry Quality

Location: Kampala

Purpose of position:
To provide leadership to the Christian Commitments (CC) department and management
of Church Partnerships in accordance with the World Vision Uganda Christian Commitments
Strategy and Church Partnerships guidelines.

Key Result Areas:
Manage and supervise Christian Commitments Staff in quality programme development,
management and implementation
Manage and coordinate the implementation of the Church Capacity building project activities
Develop annual plans and budgets for the CC unit and the Church Capacity Building Project
Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with church and
Faith Based Organizations and other stakeholders in planning, implementation, policy influencing
and advocacy.
Identify potential funding for enhancing CC work and develop proposals.
Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed
organizational standards.
Oversee the implementation of the CC strategy
Oversee implementation of the church partnerships guidelines

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Must have a university degree in development Studies or related field.
Must have at least 5 years' experience in community development.
Must have at least 5 years' experience of Grant management
Must have at least 3 years' experience in working with Christian faith based organizations
Must have good analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.
Knowledge of financial and human resource management.
Must be able to communicate in a cross-cultural environment.

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an
updated CV and copies of academic transcripts(only) with at least three suitable
referees with their telephone contact to:
wvujobs@wvi.org or hand deliver to World vision National office (Please indicate the
position you are applying for) Closing date for receiving applications is:
Friday, 27th August, 2010 at 2pm
NB: If you do not hear from us within one month from the deadline of application, please consider
your application unsuccessful.

Program Officer- World Vision Jobs

Position: Program Officer (1 position)

Report to: Senior Program Officer

Location: Kampala

Duration: One year, renewable

Role of the position:
To support relevant stakeholders in developing/designing and marketing proposals as well as
monitoring of grants and coordinating the preparation of project reports.

Key Result Areas
Resource acquisition: Lead proposal development according to donor specifications and
LEAP standards
Provide technical support to project implementation, monitoring and evaluation according to
World Vision Uganda M&E strategy and donor requirements.
Support implementation of program monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
Take the lead on, or assist in developing project needs assessments
Facilitate compilation and fine tuning of professional reports ensuring they are presented in a
timely manner and meet donor / Support Office requirements.
Maintain good communication with and represent WVU to Support Offices, key NGOs/CBOs,
UN agencies and Governmental Departments;
Participate in joint agency assessments, task-force teams and workshops, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
University degree in management, development, or related field;
Requires at least 2 years work experience, preferably within Grants.
Experience in project cycle management
Experience and sound understanding of project design, management, monitoring and evaluation
Excellent proposal and report writing skills
Must have a clear understanding of major donors' perspectives, requirements and
standards.

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an
updated CV and copies of academic transcripts(only) with at least three suitable
referees with their telephone contact to:
wvujobs@wvi.org or hand deliver to World vision National office (Please indicate the
position you are applying for) Closing date for receiving applications is:
Friday, 27th August, 2010 at 2pm
NB: If you do not hear from us within one month from the deadline of application, please consider
your application unsuccessful.

Technical Manager- Engineering Jobs in Uganda

Post: Technical Manager

Responsibilities and Accountabilities
1. Overall accountability of managing, planning and execution of construction projects.
2. Supervision of a team of Project Managers {Site Agents) to ensure works are executed according to plan.
3. Managing resources for the project sites.
4. Liaison with Clients, Consultants, regulators, local authorities to ensure good working relationships are maintained.
5. Accounting Officer for the project Sites
6. Sourcing for new work to ensure continued growth in turnover and profitability every year.
7. Manpower development for Technical Department to ensure a working succession plan.
8. Ensure project activities are delivered in line with the company's Health and Safety standards.

Education and Experience
• A good degree in Civil Engineering or Equivalent, A post graduate training in project management and finance would be an added advantage.
• A registered Engineer and / or member of a reputable
Engineering professional body
• At least 10 years experience in managing- civil engine projects
• Experience in managing multiple projects at ago.
• Proven track record of success in handling projects involving high rise buildings, industrial buildings/works, road works, water works and bridges.
• Proof of having successfully managed multiple project worth $ 10 million dollars.

Skills and Behaviors
• Specialist Civil Engineering Skills
• Project management and reporting skills
• High integrity, honest, team player and good communicator
• Strong leadership and motivational skills
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Application Procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above specifications should send their applications with detailed CVs to:

The Human Resource Manager
Pearl Engineering Company Ltd
Plot 816, Nsambya Road -Kabalagala
P.O.Box 7553, Kampala
Tel:+256 414 266 043
Mob: 0772799250
Email: info@pearl-engineering.com
Website: pearl-engineering.com

Email applications are acceptable.

Applications should be submitted not later than 31st August 2010.

Project Managers Jobs- Pearl Engineering Company Ltd

Post: Project Managers (Site Agents)
Scope of the Work
The Project Manager (Site Agent) is the Company's Administrator of a project worksite. He/She will supervise a group of technical staff on a worksite to deliver the project of 0.5- 6 million dollars on time, to set quality standards and within set budgets. He/She is a team leader project planning and execution of the project. The job is based is based at the project work site which may be located anywhere within East African Community Countries.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities
1. Overall accountability of managing, planning and execution of allocated construction project.
2. Supervision of a team of Engineers and Foremen to ensure works are executed according to plan.
3. Managing resources for allocated project, including hiring appropriate staff for the site.
4. Liaison with Consultants, regulators, local authorities to ensure good working relationships are maintained.
5. Accounting Officer for the project.
6. Ensure project activities are delivered in line with the company's Health and Safety standards.

Education and Experience
• A good degree in Civil Engineering or Equivalent. A post graduate training in project management and finance would be an added advantage.
• A registered Engineer and / or member of a reputable Engineering professional body
• At least 7 years experience in managing civil engineering projects.
• Proven track record of success in handling projects involving high rise buildings, industrial buildings/works, road works, water works and bridges.
• Proof of having successfully managed a single project above $ 1 million dollars.

Skills and Behaviors
• Specialist Civil Engineering Skills
• Project management and reporting skills
• High integrity, honest, team player and good communicator
• Strong leadership and motivational skills
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Application Procedure

Interested candidates who meet the above specifications should send their applications with detailed CVs to:

The Human Resource Manager
Pearl Engineering Company Ltd
Plot 816, Nsambya Road -Kabalagala
P.O.Box 7553, Kampala
Tel:+256 414 266 043
Mob: 0772799250
Email: info@pearl-engineering.com
Website: pearl-engineering.com

Email applications are acceptable.

Applications should be submitted not later than 31st August 2010.

Internal Auditor- SPEDAG Uganda

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Reports to: General Manager
Location: Head Office

_ Review Job File records in the company's financial system against physical documents (files) to ensure that they are accurate and complete
_ Verify that all costs incurred are correctly incurred on each job file have been billed to relevant parties as appropriate and applicable.
_ Liaise with all operations and section heads and accounts staff to ensure that any discrepancies noted during job file audit are resolved in a timely manner
_ Prepare monthly lists of un-reconciled file records and ensure Heads reconcile un invoiced files on time.
_ Perform month end adjustments (accruals and prepayments) on job file accounts to facilitate accurate and timely preparation of periodic financial statements of accounts
_ Make monthly reports of gross profit/loss per file indicating reasons for any variations.
_ Monitor archiving system to ensure physical safety of records.
_ Provide sound advice to Management on effectiveness and relevance of controls

Qualifications & Skills
_ Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Business Computing, Statistics, Economics or equivalent.
_ A bias in accounting and or auditing is an added advantage.
_ Basic knowledge in the clearing and forwarding industry
is an added advantage.
_ Computer skills in financial systems

Experience
_ 2- 5 years in relevant field

Personal attributes
_ Ability to work independently
_ Assertive nature
_ Ability to critically analyze data
_ Ability to multi task subject to deadlines.
_ Pro active attitude
_ Integrity and discretion

Candidates meeting the required qualifications and skills should send a letter of application, copies of academic qualifications, detailed resume with telephone contacts and addresses of at least three (3) referees to: Legal, HR & Admin Manager, SPEDAG (U) Ltd, P.O BOX 25911, Kampala or send an e-mail to jobs@ug.spedag.com
Closing date: 28th, August, 2010. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

RESEARCH ANALYST Job at CICS

RESEARCH ANALYST
The Competitiveness and Investment Climate Secretariat (CICS) is Uganda’s Public-Private Partnership (UP3) strategy that supports the attainment of increased competitiveness of the productive sectors
and the overall business environment. The CICS Secretariat, a small technical unit housed in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development carries out monitoring, coordinating and facilitation roles for the CICS.

The CICS Secretariat programme comprises of activities that:
address constraints to private sector growth; support business enabling environment reforms ;strengthen public private partnerships and improve the competitiveness of fi rms in key sub sectors of the
Ugandan economy. It undertakes it’s activities by keeping track of performance indicators and benchmarks, facilitating policy actions and producing stakeholder briefs for appropriate action while working closely with CICS implementing agencies both in the public and
private sector.

The Private Sector Donor Group (PSDG) has selected the CICS framework as the basis for providing support for private sector development in Uganda.It works to improve the coordination of
Development Partner programmes that support private sector development in Uganda at macro, meso and micro levels. It also works to improve the alignment of Development Partner strategies
and programmes with those of GoU so as to better support achievement of NDP objectives.

The CICS Secretariat is looking for an experienced professional to join the programme as a Research Analyst. The assignment will be two fold:
Preferred Skills: i) supporting the analytical function of the CICS Secretariat and, ii)providing support to the PSDG in benchmarking progress of its activities against the CICS implementation framework. This is

anticipated to take up to ¼ of the person’s workload.
Reporting to the National Coordinator and the Chairperson of the Private Sector Donor Group (PSDG), key responsibilities of the

Research Analyst will include:
CICS Secretariat
1. Support the process towards the continuous assessment of progress of implementation of CICS benchmarks as set out in the CICS Matrix.
2. Undertake research to produce analytical briefs that will inform policy makers on the implementation of CICS priorities.
3. Support the development of half yearly implementation status reports through research reports and policy briefs.

PSDG
1. Support the PSDG, as appropriate to ensure clear and structured reporting on emerging private sector concerns.
2. Act as the key contact point for the PSDG in relation to the development of support programmes for the private sector in line with the CICS matrix based on key research undertaken.
3. Maintain an overview of key GoU pronouncements on the private sector and competitiveness and advise PSDG on how its programs can impact on the broader competitiveness agenda in
line with the pronouncements.
4. Review the priority areas of intervention as laid out by the Private Sector Mapping and Gap Identification exercise to highlight the expressed needs/gaps for PSDG intervention in line with the
newly launched National Development Plan.

A detailed job description is available on the CICS Secretariat website www.cics.go.ug
Key Qualifi cations, experience and competencies include:
• Masters’ degree in Economics, Business Administration, Management or related fi eld;
• A minimum of three (3)years of relevant professional experience in the fi eld of private sector development;
• In depth knowledge of Uganda’s private sector development frameworks as well as actions aimed at creation of an enabling environment for private sector development, acquired within
public or private agencies;
• Excellent analytical and research skills;
• Capacity to work as part of a team;
• Ability to work in a complex and dynamic organizational setting;
• Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken.

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the job will be offered to the successful candidate. This post is based in Kampala. Appointment will be under
local terms and conditions.

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV, photocopies of academic certifi cated and testimonials, names of three referees with their
contacts.

Your application must be received by 16. 30 hrs on Friday 3rd September 2010.

Send your application to the address below:
National Coordinator,
Competitiveness and Investment Climate Secretariat (CICS)
Secretariat
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
Treasury Building; Ground Floor, Room G.35
P. O. Box 8147, Kampala Uganda
Email: cics@fi nance.go.ug
Tel: 041 4 349806

Only short listed candidates will be contacted within one month from the deadline for submission of applications.

Manager/Strategic and Business Planning Vacancy at UCC

Job Title: Manager/Strategic and Business Planning
Reports to: Director/Competition and Corporate Affairs

Role: Coordinate and monitor the preparation and implementa¬tion of the UCC Corporate Plans and reports as well as periodic business analysis.

Key Result Areas
1. Coordinate the development of the UCC strategic and business plans and develop their implementation matrix;
2. Participate in development and implementation of a strategy for aligning corporate performance to individual performance;
3. Design and implement appropriate tools for monitoring and evaluating performance of the strategic, business and operational plans at corporate level;
4. Prepare UCC's corporate performance reports, which evaluate the performance of the strategic and business plans that the organization has implemented during a financial year;
5. Coordinate the preparation of inputs to the line ministry and other stakeholders on matters of planning and report¬ing in relation to the communications sector;
6. Coordinate the development of the Commission's annual priorities/objectives to guide resource allocation during the annual budget process to ensure that budget proposals match with the Commission's policy objectives and plans;
7. Participate in the development of a framework for public private partnerships (PPPs) for the communications sector, and;
8. Compile and generate quarterly and annual reports as well as periodic UCC performance reports (Executive Director's report) to the Commission, annual policy statements for submission to the line Ministry, Parliament and other Government institutions in line with the reporting requirements of the commission.

Qualifications
•Masters Degree in Business Administration, Strategic planning and policy management and/or in any other related

Knowledge and Experience:
• At least five (5) years working experience in strategic plan¬ning and management preferably in the communications sector, two (2) of which should be at middle-management level.
• Computer literate, experience with Internet, database and presentation software.
• Good knowledge of policy and developments related to the communications sector.

Competencies required
• Good grasp of corporate planning and reporting, and proven competences in designing reports or working with design houses for publications.
• Good written and verbal communication, strong interper¬sonal skills with capacity to work with people at all levels, including external stakeholders.
• Quickly understands the business issues and challenges of organization and industry.
• Capacity to identify the organization’s strengths and weak¬nesses and suggest areas of improvement.
• Delivers informative, well-organized presentations.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS:
Successful candidates for the advertised position will sign a three (3)-year renewable employment contract with the Commission.

A very attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with qualifications and previous work experience
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MODE OF APPLICATION:

Interested candidates should deliver applications indicating their telephone number (s), e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:
1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
2. Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.
Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on September 1, 2010 to:

The Director
Human Resources and Administration
Uganda Communications Commission
Second Floor, UCC House
Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi
P. O. Box 7376, KAMPALA

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvass¬ing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate. You can also visit our Website on: www.ucc.co.ug

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.

Drivers jobs at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) (3 vacancies)

Post: Drivers
Location: Lira, Mbarara and Fort Portal

Qualifications:
1) A minimum of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education 2) Valid clean computerized driving license with at least 8 years' driving experience 3) Should have B, CM, and DL driving classes 4) Training in defensive driving 5) Knowledge of basic mechanics 6) Good communication and interpersonal skills.
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All applications clearly stating the preferred duty station should be addressed to:

Human Resources Partner - MSH,
Plot 15
Princess Anne Drive, Bugolobi - Next to MUBS
Bugolobi Annex.
P. O. Box 71419, Kampala

Or
Email: HRUG@msh.org

Deadline for submission: September 3, 2010.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidat

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