Retail Territory Executive Vacancy (1 position)

Position: Retail Territory Executive

Duty Station: Kampala

Job Requirements:
Basic knowledge of accounting, good computer knowledge, especially working with spreadsheets data analysis and reporting

- Must have a Bachelors degree in a business related discipline.

How to apply for the job
Contact: The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
TOTAL Uganda, Plot 4, 8th Street, Industrial Area,
P.O.Box 3079 Kampala
Deadline: September 8, 2010


Job description
1. Collect and analyse data that appertains to network performance from internal sources, including Customer care operations, sales and IT. 2.

Collect and analyse data relating to network performance, availability and opportunities including government department and current and potential customers and update vector and raster data bases

3. Prepare the relevant statistical/economic information to support the business cases

4. Consult with Regional sales and Distribution teams regarding coverage requirements and identified potential.

5. Draft proposals in consultation with the CVD and Planning Manager.

6. Participate in the compilation of planning board submissions in respect to new sites.

7. Gather information on sales and marketing activity plans that are likely to impact network demand.

8. Monitor performance of sites and provide feedback to the operations team in instances of sub optimal service.

9. Monitor expenditure by marketing team members against set budget and compile expenditure reports for the department, highlighting instances of over and under spend.

Qualifications and working experience

• Bachelors degree in business, or research

• At least 2 year experience in Research or Monitoring and Evaluation and/or planning in a commercial setting

• Able to operate in a performance driven organization • Excellent planning and organisational skills

• Customer focused

• Business awareness • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills • Strong Analytical skills and problem solving skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills • Sets high personal standards and is goal oriented

• Excellent and effective communications skills, both orally and in writing.

How to apply for the Jobs

• Attach copies of all academic documents. • Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification. • We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not hear from us within 1week from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV’s with a day phone contact, address and an email address to – The Human Resources Manager. Closing date: 8th September 2010.


New Vacany at UNDP

Job Title- UNV Country Operations Assistant
Duties and Responsibilities

The UNV Country Operations Assistant's post will impact on the UNV Country Office and programme in Uganda by ensuring fast-tracking of the administrative and human resource services; execution of ATLAS financial services and human capital management with quality and precise accuracy, and; support to operations of the UNV Country Office. Under the overall guidance of the UNV Programme Officer, the incumbent will undertake a range of tasks and duties that include the following:

Administrative and logistical functions:

Assist in recruitment of new UNV volunteers – organise interviews and write reports, send documents to UNV Headquarters.

Facilitate in quick processing of deployment and induction of candidates to meet deadlines of recruitment dates.

Prepare independently administrative correspondence related to UNV programme.

Playing a key role in the thorough briefing and orientation of newly arrived UNV volunteers on policies and procedures, socio-economic and security situation, culture and in providing all the necessary materials.

Issue UNV ID cards as well as facilitate issuance of UN ID Cards for all UNV volunteers.

Ensure that all UNV volunteers arriving in the country are facilitated and temporary accommodation arranged.

Connect UNV volunteers with reputable house agents and car vendors and other service providers.

Assist UNV volunteers in opening bank accounts and obtaining visas, work permits, driving licenses and other necessary documents in the country.

Introducing UNV volunteers to the UNDP Country Office and their embassies.

Assist in planning of UNV meetings, workshops and International Volunteer Day (IVD) celebrations.

Ensure timely repatriation of UNV volunteers upon completion of their assignment.

Human resources functions:

Preparation of contracts as well as contract extensions for all UNV volunteers.

Preparation of insurance coverage for newly arrived UNV volunteers and submission to UNV Headquarters.

Keeping comprehensive updated records of the contractual status of all serving UNV volunteers and advising UNV PO on need to initiate timely action on decisions concerning post extensions, renewals and replacements, leave entitlements, reporting requirements and subsequent transmission to UNV Headquarters.

Maintain personal/project files of all UNV volunteers ensuring that all correspondence and periodic reports are properly kept and matters requiring action are brought to the UNV PO's attention.

Ensure inventory of personal effects of UNV volunteers and inventory of office assets are forwarded to UNV HQ in a timely manner.

Receive medical insurance claims from UNV volunteers, cross-check them and ensure that the figures correspond with the original receipts and forward them to UNV PO for signature and then give them back to UNV volunteers for forward transmission to Vanbreda International for reimbursement.

Maintain an up-to-date leave records and ensure that all UNV volunteers submit their leave requests well in advance to UNV Country Office.

Financial functions:

Preparation of all types of vouchers for all UNV payments in ATLAS, link them to Purchase Orders (POs), budget check, and ensure supporting documents for payments are attached.

Maintenance of all expenditures control system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed transactions are correctly recorded and posted in ATLAS.

Review claims such as travel claims, entry medical bills, hazard allowance, transportation refund, and any other entitlements are duly processed in ATLAS.

Timely corrective actions on un-posted vouchers including the vouchers with budget check errors match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.

Presentation of information on the status of financial resource as required.

Programme-related functions:

Provide the required inputs, where appropriate, to the UNV Programme Officer in managing and monitoring projects under his/her responsibility.

Search for the required financial information on expenditures to assist the UNV Programme Officer in the preparation of project budgets and also subsequent revisions.

Maintain and up-date project budget cards and assist in monitoring project expenditures.

Act upon and follow-up on pipeline posts with partner agencies particularly in the timely submission of Terms of Reference, confirmation of funds, clearance of candidates etc.

Collect, through interviews or other means, information on the activities of UNV volunteers with the view to documenting best practices/experiences of volunteer contributions including follow-up on UNV progress reports.

Other functions:

Perform other functions as may be assigned by the UNV PO related to developing and administering the UNV programme.


Motivation and commitment:

Ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision.

Demonstrates commitment to the UNV programme and all other clients within the UN System, Government, multilateral and bilateral donors.

Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards.

Have experience and indicate willingness to encourage and relate to volunteerism, and to identify with the concept.

Displays sensitivity to cultural, gender, religion, race and other backgrounds.

Possess good interpersonal skills especially in dealing with various partners including UNV volunteers.

Organisational and operational effectiveness:

Good time management and organisational ability.

Ability to perform a variety of tasks related to financial resource management, including screening and collecting documentation, and filing.

Good knowledge of financial and administrative rules.

Ability to provide inputs to business processes and adapt to new systems.

Leadership and self management:

Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback.

Consistently approach work with energy and, a positive and constructive attitude.

Remains calm, in control and good humoured even when under pressure.

Demonstrates openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback.


Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Required Skills and Experience


Completion of secondary school education majoring in financial and human resource services, and certification in computer programming and office management. A University degree in Business or Public Administration will be an added advantage.

Experience and Skills

Five (05) years of progressive and relevant work experience in administration, finance and human resource.

Good working knowledge of computers and office software packages and handling of web-based management system.

Good organizational skills, ability to work with very minimum supervision, initiative and sound judgment.

Language requirements

Fluency in spoken English and other local languages in Uganda.

Proven ability to write clearly and concisely in English language.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Closing Date: Friday, 17 September 2010

Final Evaluation Team Leader Vacancy at UNDP

Job title Final Evaluation Team Leader

Duties and Responsibilities

The International Consultant / Team Leader will have overall responsibility for the work and operation of the evaluation team, including the coordination of inputs from different team members. The Team Leader is responsible and overall accountable for the production of the agreed products.

In addition to the above the Team Leader is responsible for the following:

Review of documentation to be provided by the project (implementation/evaluation reports)

Conduct fieldwork together with the national consultants and interview stakeholders, national and local Government officials, and communities to generate authentic information and opinions.

Write and compile the information and reports as needed.

Responsible for presentation of key findings highlighting achievements, constraints, and make practical recommendations to decision makers and stakeholders.

Finalize the Final Evaluation Report.


The Team Leader shall work closely with the evaluation team, the project team, UNDP staff and key stakeholders to deliver the following;

Inception Report including detailed methodology

Field work debriefing before draft report writing

Draft Evaluation Report

PowerPoint Presentation for UNDP and stakeholders

Final Evaluation Report

The expected format of the draft and final reports will be based on the structure of UNDP evaluation report guidance.

Closing Date: Thursday, 16 September 2010


Technical/Functional Competencies are as follows:

Strong analytical aptitude and effective interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

Effective organizational and team work capacities.

Computer proficiency: MS Office

Personal Competencies:

Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards.

Positive, constructive attitude and consistently approaches work with energy.

Demonstrates openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback.

Required Skills and Experience

The international evaluator should have the following skills, experiences and qualifications:

Master's degree in development studies or related social science fields with experience in project and programme evaluation and recovery programming

Familiarity with disaster risk reduction, crisis and conflict situations

Proven experience in conducting independent project evaluations in conflict setting

At least 10 years of relevant experience in evaluation of development, disaster risk reduction, crisis management and recovery programming

Experience in the evaluation of technical assistance projects, if possible with UNDP or other UN development agencies, other major donors as well as government

Excellent English writing and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to assess complex situations in order to screen succinctly and clearly critical issues and draw forward-looking conclusions

Experience in leading small multi-disciplinary, multi-national teams to deliver quality products in high stress, short deadline situations

Experience and demonstrated capacity to work in rural and remote localities.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Closing Date: Thursday, 16 September 2010

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