New Job Vacancy In Rwanda

Vacancy: Head of Sales
REPORT TO: General Manager
Location: Kigali
Country: Rwanda
Job Description (Duties):

The client is the leading private health care company with over 25 years experience in the East African region. They offer a wide range of innovative and quality services; customized, flexible and affordable medical plans, top notch emergency rescue services, excellent health care and fund management solutions; all with the aim of fulfilling the customers’ needs.The client wishes to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position above:

Responsibilities and Duties:

* To lead the development of the strategic marketing and planning process.
* To advise and support the Business Development managers in developing their units.
* To guide the company’s competitive position in the market place.
* To achieve planning and budget targets set and ensure a cost effective department.
* To liaise with the other company departments to ensure excellent internal communications.
* To oversee recruitment of staff for the marketing department.
* To manage, monitor and appraise all reporting managers through planned objectives setting and targets.
* To support all reporting managers by providing mentoring , coaching, advice and ensuring personal development.
* The Head of Sales shall network with leaders in marketing in order to provide up-to-date market intelligence and together with the marketing team to continually assess the company’s market position.
* To draft marketing policies.
* To ensure board marketing policies and decisions are followed and implemented.
* To lead corporate projects as required by the General Manager.
* To evaluate the potential to expand into new markets.
* To liaise with the General Manager in the design and development of new products as well as review of the current from time to time.



Necessary Qualifications:

* Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
* At least 5 - 10 years sales & marketing experience in a senior position including formulation of strategy and planning


How to Apply:

If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers.

NFT Consult - Rwanda, Plot 8721, Golf Course Road, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda.
Tel: +250 252570099, +250 0755335419, +250 0785119453.

OR

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to nftrwandajobs@nftconsult.com.

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Ask us about our CV Banking services.

Deadline: 2010-10-18

New Job Vacancy at American Embassy

Job title: Public Health Spec. (Health Systems Strengthening) Team Lead; FP-03; FSN-12

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 099/2010 Date: 10/04/2010

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
POSITION: Public Health Spec. (Health Systems Strengthening) Team Lead; FP-03; FSN-12
OPENING DATE: October 04, 2010
CLOSING DATE: October 17, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda. CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."

The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Public Health Specialist (Health Systems Strengthening) Team Lead.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent is a key public health advisor on health systems strengthening to the CDC HIV/AIDS Program Branch. Position is responsible for the design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of a broad range of agency-funded HIV health systems strengthening program activities and studies required to implement the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Uganda. Job holder is a USG HIV/AIDS advisor to Ugandan ministries (including the Ministry of Health and Education), partners, including those funded by the Uganda government or the Global Fund, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the implementation of health systems strengthening program activities and studies. The incumbent represents CDC on HIV health systems strengthening issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies. Serves as the activity manager or contracting officer’s technical representative (COTR) for HIV health systems strengthening grants, contracts and cooperative agreements and coordinates funding, reporting, and administration with the extramural team to assure projects are conducted and USG funds are appropriately utilized.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov .

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: Masters (MPH, MSHP) degree in public health, nursing, health policy, public administration, or social sciences is required.

2. Work Experience: Eight years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS prevention or other public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner and one additional year of experience at the managerial level with multiple staff are required.

3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent (speaking/reading/writing) Level IV in English.

4. Knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS prevention counseling and interventions, health systems strengthening, behavior change, care, treatment and testing is required. A detailed knowledge of the range of prevention programs, policies, regulations and precedents applicable to development and administration of national/international public health prevention programs is required. Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contract/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required. thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues, detailed knowledge of the host government health care systems and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations, detailed working knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of treatment programs, is required.

5. Skills and Abilities: The following skills and abilities are required: Excellent oral and written communications skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with national and international health partners, the ability to lead results-driven project teams and workgroups, intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases, and numerical skills for data analysis are required.

SELECTION PROCESS

It is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Public Health Job Vacancy at American Embassy

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 098/2010 Date: 10/04/2010

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
POSITION: Public Health Spec. (Care and Treatment) Team Lead; FP-03; FSN-12
OPENING DATE: October 04, 2010
CLOSING DATE: October 17, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda. CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."

The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Public Health Specialist (Care and Treatment) Team Lead.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent is a senior project manager and key public health advisor on HIV/AIDS treatment to the CDC Program Branch Chief. Job holder provides comprehensive public health technical, administrative and managerial advice and assistance in support of treatment activities provided under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Responsibilities include day-to-day program management and development, monitoring, reporting and close collaboration with PEPFAR partners to ensure implementation is carried out in accordance with program strategic objectives and internationally recognized best practices in treatment. Partners include other PEPFAR agencies, host government ministries (including the Ministries of Health, Gender, Labour and Social Development), Global Fund, International Organizations (IO) and Non-Government Organizations (NGO) involved in treatment of HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Job holder represents CDC Uganda on AIDS treatment issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov .

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1. Education Required: Masters (MPH, MSHP) degree in public health, nursing, health policy, public administration or social sciences is required.

2. Work Experience: Eight years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing, evaluating HIV/AIDS treatment programs or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner and one additional year of experience at the managerial level with multiple staff are required.

3. Language Requirement: Level IV (fluency-speaking/reading/writing) English is required.

4. Knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS treatment; thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues: strong skills in the clinical management of HIV/AIDS; comprehensive knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations; good working knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of treatment programs; good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multidisciplinary project teams, activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions are required.

5. Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communications skills; ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches; in including the development of evaluation designs, use of reliable and valid instruments, methods for data collection, analysis and reports; ability to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners are required. The incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings, as the work is highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders; considerable innovation will be required to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS treatment programs to adopt appropriate strategies for their program activities; intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases and strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are required.

SELECTION PROCESS

It is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

UNESCO Scholarships for Ugandans and Africans

UNESCO Fellowships Programme in support of Programme Priorities (2010-2011). The fellowships offered under this scheme are of short term duration (6 months maximum) and are intended for specialized training at the postgraduate level. Priority targets are promising and qualified specialists who seek to undertake advanced research or to upgrade their skills and knowledge of state-of-the-art developments in their field of study or work.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS OF APPLICATIONS: 30 APRIL 2010

Criteria:
Target candidates:
Graduate and Postgraduate candidates for study abroad wishing to:
·Pursue training;
·Undertake advanced research;
·Upgrade skills; or
·Attend specialized or refresher courses.

Priority attention:
· Women candidates;
· Candidates from LDCs (Lest Developed Countries), SIDS (Small Island Developing States) as well as from PCPD countries (post conflict/post disaster) and/or in transition.

Qualifications required:
·University degree, i.e. at least a B.A. or B.Sc.
·Be not more than 45 years of age.

Additional qualifications:
Applicants must have exceptional merit, and have demonstrated that they possess outstanding potential to contribute to the social, cultural and economic development of their country.

Language proficiency:
Candidates must be proficient in reading and writing the language of instruction in the proposed country of study.

Field of study:
All applications must be closely aligned with “UNESCO’s expected strategic objectives and programme priorities” as decided by the 161st and 165th session of the Executive Board (161 EX/Decision 3.6.3 and 165 EX/Decision 8.6 respectively). It is therefore recommended that the proposed study programme(s) coincide(s) with the designated priorities for each of the fice Major Programme as described in the approved Programme and Budget for 2010-2011 (35 C/5 ).

Conditions:
How to apply:
Completed application form(s) IMP/0023A (x.95) should be sent by 30 April 2010 to the:
Participation Programme and Fellowships Section
7, place de Fontenoy
75352 Paris 07 SP – France

(advance copy)
Fax: 33-1 4568.5503
Email: fellowships@unesco.org

Incomplete applications, as well as candidatures that do not fulfil the requirements will be disqualified.

Who submits:
The National Commission for UNESCO of the candidate’s country submits the application(s), clearly indicating the order of priority. Applications from individuals will not be accepted.

Duration of studies:
Minimum: 1 (one) month;
Maximum: 6 (six) months.

Dates of study:
Any time between 1st September 2010 and 31 December 2011.

Number of candidatures that may be submitted for each Member State:
Two, listed in order of priority. The second candidature will serve as an alternate in case of cancellation or withdrawal of the first.

Programme of study:
Candidates should specify the type of study/research programme(s) they wish to undertake and draw up a precise and comprehensive detailed proposal (see “Guidelines” CL/3905 in page 4 of the Annex).

Responsibility for programme arrangements:
Priority will be given to well-planned programmes, particularly those for which the necessary contacts have been made in advance with the host institution. Confirmation from the host institution(s) of their acceptance to receive the fellow is indispensable prior to the award of the fellowship.

Host institution and country of study:
The host institution’s address, the place of study as well as the name of the contact person (including his/her phone and fax numbers as well as e-mail address), should be clearly indicated on the application form. Countries of study within the same region as that of the candidate’s are highly recommended.

Estimated costs:
Applicants should be realistic in compiling their proposed budgets. The estimate should indicate, exclusively:
• The cost of international and domestic travels for the proposed itinerary;
• Tuition fees, if any; and
• Stipend to cover subsistence abroad.

Applications where funds requested are judged to be excessive in relation to the real costs are likely to be awarded smaller grants. With a view to ensuring equitable distribution of funds, UNESCO applies standard rates for stipend and other entitlements.

Maximum cost of fellowship:
Entitlements of fellows, including health and accident insurance, are standardized, in accordance with the rules and regulations governing Fellowships Programmes. In any event, the maximum cost should not exceed US $15,000 to cover either partially or fully expenses related to the study programme. Should the proposed study programme need additional funds, other sources must be sought by the candidate to ensure completion of studies. Written confirmation issued by other funding sources will be required.

Evaluation of applications:
UNESCO’s relevant Programme Sector evaluates the technical and substantive suitability of the request. The budget for fellowship is examined and confirmed by the the Participation Programme and Fellowships Section in conformity with the standard rates applied by the entire United Nations system.

Selection of beneficiaries:
An Intersectoral Screening Committee, chaired by the Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Cooperation (ADG/ERC), will examine each application with a view to ensuring transparency, equitable geographical distribution, and conformity with strategic objectives and programme priorities as defined in the 35 C/4 and C/5 documents.

Harvard University Scholarship Information

Harvard is America’s oldest institution of higher learning, founded 140 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed. The University has grown from nine students with a single master to an enrollment of more than 18,000 degree candidates, including undergraduates and students in 10 principal academic units.

Accommodation

Harvard guarantees every student College housing for four years. By design, residential life that brings together students and faculty is an essential part of the Harvard experience. Nearly all students choose to live on campus for their full undergraduate careers.

Programs

* Built Environment
* Computing/Information Technology
* Creative/Performing Arts
* Economics
* General Engineering/Other Engineering
* History/Archaeology
* Humanities
* Languages
* Mathematics
* Medicine/Medical Sciences
* Philosophy
* Physical Sciences
* Psychology
* Public Policy
* Sociology/Social Studies
* Theology/Religion

Scholarships
Awarded to students from each of harvards schools, who is both academically excellent and deemed to be of financial need.

The Committee on General Scholarships
The Committee on General Scholarships administers special financial aid, scholarship, and fellowship programs that support Harvard University graduate and undergraduate students.

The Committee on General Scholarships administers several programs for international students who wish to study at Harvard University’s graduate and professional schools.

1. Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Fellowship (Argentina)
2. The Francis and Peggy Cahn Fund for Argentina
3. Jorge Paulo Lemann Fellowship
4. Scholarships for Colombian Students
5. Real Colegio Complutense Scholarship (Spain)

Committee on General Scholarships
Ancestry-Based Scholarships Program
1430 Massachusetts Avenue, 6th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02141

Country:
United States

Address:
1350 Massachusetts Ave , Cambridge 02138 United States

Institution Website
www.harvard.edu

Please contact the Committee on General Scholarships for additional information on the link below:

OFID Scholarships For Ugandans and Africans

OFID Scholarships 2010-2011 are available for developing countries. OFID or The OPEC Fund for International Development is pleased to announce that qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2010/2011. The OFID scholarship will be awarded to support one student or candidate for Master’s degree studies.

The applicant may be from any developing country, and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s degree studies in a relevant field of development, in any recognized university/college in the world. Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly-driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. The winner of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a scholarship of up to US$100,000. The funds will be spread over a maximum of two years, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2010/2011.

» Application Guidelines
» Eligibility Criteria
» Disbursement of the Scholarship Fund
» Required documents
» Eligible Countries

Application Guidelines

STEP 1: Ensure that you fulfill the OFID Scholarship Award Eligibility Criteria.

STEP 2: Register within the OFID Scholarship Portal by using your email address. Please note you can log into the portal as many times as required.

STEP 3: Fill out the application form. Make sure to save data each time you update your application. Once you are logged in, if the page remains inactive for more than two hours, your session will time-out and you may lose unsaved data. Do not submit your application until you have completed the entire application process!

STEP 4: Upload necessary documents; CV, two recommendation letters, Bachelor’s certificate/transcript, acceptance letter into postgraduate program and essay.

STEP 5: When your application is complete, and all additional documents are uploaded, your application is ready to be submitted. As mentioned previously, once your application is submitted, you can no longer make any changes or upload any more documents.

The application deadline is June 4, 2010. Please do not call or email OFID to see if your application has been received (you will, in any case, receive an automated confirmation) or to inquire about your status. Only the winner will be notified by June 14 via our website at www.ofid.org.
I. Eligibility

* Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.
* Must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent.
* Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent.
* Must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting August/September 2010, and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Master’s Degree.
* Must be a national of a developing country (please see list of eligible countries below)
* Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

PLEASE NOTE: Kindly read ALL of the directions below before proceeding with the application process:

1. Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications will be evaluated based on the information provided. Therefore, all questions should be answered as thoroughly as possible. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Once an application has been submitted, no changes will be allowed on it.
2. OFID will not consider applications received through a third party.
3. Please do not call or email OFID to ask if your application has been received, or to inquire about your status.
4. Please note that only the winner will be notified.
5. All materials submitted become the property of OFID and will not be returned to the applicant.
6. Applicants must complete the on-line application.
7. Within the on-line application, applicants must upload the required documents as listed below in Section III. All materials including the on-line application, recommendations, and other required information must be received no later than June 4, 2010.

II. Disbursement of the Scholarship Fund

The terms and conditions of payment will be determined in coordination with the student upon his/her selection in accordance with the following guidelines:

1. The tuition fees, including any supplementary examination fees, as may be required by the academic institution, will be paid by OFID directly to the academic institution. Health insurance will be paid in accordance with the institution’s own standard medical scheme.
2. A monthly allowance to cover living expenses, books and accommodation, will be transferred to the student’s own personal bank account on a quarterly basis.
3. Prior to the start of his/her first year studies, the student will be paid a relocation grant, equal to two-month allowance. OFID will also pay for travel costs from the nearest airport to the student’s place of residence, to the nearest airport to the chosen place of study. Upon completion of the studies, the student will be paid the cost of one-way air ticket to his/her home country.

III. Required documents

1. A completed on-line application form.
2. A scanned copy of the last university degree or certificate.
3. A scanned letter of acceptance from your chosen educational institution, confirming your admission, subject of study and duration of the Master’s degree program (must not exceed a maximum of two years).
4. A proof of meeting any prerequisites, including language proficiency.
5. A short essay – of about 500 words in English – giving reasons for applying for the OFID scholarship, explaining your educational goals, and clearly describing how you will use the experience gained from your Master’s degree studies to help in the development of your home country.
6. Two letters of recommendation from professors and/or lecturers at applicant’s present university.
7. Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Eligible Countries

* In addition to nationals of OFID Member States (Algeria, Gabon, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, GSP Libyan AJ, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela), nationals of the following countries are also eligible:

Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo DR , Republic of Congo, Cote d’lvoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Asia and the Middle East: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Bhutan, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea D P R, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Maldives, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen

Latin America and the Caribbean: Antigua Barbuda, Belize, Barbados, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Grenada, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guyana, Haiti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Panama, St. Christopher, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Uruguay

Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo
For furher information go to the link below:
http://globecareer.blogspot.com/2010/05/international-ofid-opec-scholarships.html
Relevant scholarship links:

* free scholarship for developing countries 2011
* msc scholarship for developing countries 2011
* scholarships for developing countries 2011
* bursaries in namibia for 2011
* scholarship for developing countries 2011

UK Visas to work and study In UK- Information for Ugandans

How to apply for a UK visa
Where can I get information?

UK Border Agency and the British High Commission Kampala work in partnership with a commercial organisation, VFS Global.

You can find out whether you need a visa and how to apply through the VFS website. VFS also provides information through an e-mail and telephone enquiry service, the number is (256) (0) 414 340 513. All the information provided is supplied and approved by the UK Border Agency
Do I have to pay?

No, all information is provided free of charge in Uganda
Where can I get advice?

VFS and its staff cannot give you advice on how to complete your application, or what type of visa you should apply for. If you need help with your application or advice about the UK's immigration rules and requirements, you should seek advice from a qualified immigration adviser. In the UK these are immigration advisers regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner or legally qualified professionals regulated by designated professional bodies. Their websites are:

* Law Society of England and Wales
* Law Society of Scotland
* Law Society of Northern Ireland
* Institute of Legal Executives

How do I submit my application?

VFS manages the Visa Application Centre in Kampala, where you should submit your application and your biometric fingerscans.
Who decides whether I will get a visa?

UK Border Agency staff will process and decide your visa application. VFS and its staff play no part in the outcome of your visa application. They cannot influence it in any way. If any member of staff employed by VFS say they can influence your application, you should tell the British High Commission immediately.
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Law Scholarships at Sheffied University (UK) for Africans and Ugandans

We are pleased to offer Law International Scholarships to all international undergraduate students starting their studies in the School of Law in September 2010.

The scholarships are worth £1,500 per year each.

Eligibility and Award Criteria:

* You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2010 in the School of Law.

* You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.

* The scholarships will be awarded automatically - no application is required in first or subsequent years.

* The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.

* The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

Science Scholarships at Sheffied University (UK) for Africans, Ugandans and Asians

We are pleased to offer Science International Scholarships to all international undergraduate students commencing their studies in the Faculty of Science in September 2010.

The scholarships are worth £2,000 per year each.

Eligibility and Award Criteria:

* You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2010 in one of the following departments: Animal and Plant Sciences, Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology.

* You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.

* The scholarships will be awarded automatically - no application is required in first or subsequent years.

* The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.

* The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

Engineering Scholarships for African Students at Sheffied Umiversity- Ugandans can also apply

We are pleased to offer Engineering International Scholarships to all international undergraduate students commencing their studies in the Faculty of Engineering in September 2010.

The scholarships are worth £2,000 per year each.

Eligibility and Award Criteria:

* You must hold an offer of a study place and begin your undergraduate studies in September 2010 in one of the following departments: Automatic Control & Systems Engineering, Chemical & Process Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Engineering Materials, Mechanical Engineering/Aerospace Engineering.

* You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.

* The scholarships will be awarded automatically - no application is required in first or subsequent years.

* The scholarships will be awarded unconditionally in the first year of studies. Award in subsequent years of study is subject to the achievement of 60% overall average mark.

* The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

Job In Kampala at AFRICA 2000 NETWORK-UGANDA

Position: Finance Manager
This is a position that requires a committed, versatile and innovative team player

QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND PROFILE:
i, B. Com or BBA (Accounting option) or equivalent
ii. Full Professional Accounting qualifications i.e. ACCA, CPA or equivalent
iii,Should be conversant with at least two Accounting packages and knowledge of QuickBooks shall be an added advantage,
iv. At least Five years in financial management position preferably with an NGO/CSO
v. Should have extensive knowledge of Donor Reporting requirements and management of donor funds
vi. Knowledge of international accounting standards and practices.
Should be able to articulate and explain them
vii. Must be an individual who is goal oriented and driven individu¬ally, who thrives on taking on responsibility and achieving results both independently and as part of a team
viii. Excellent reporting, communication and presentation skills. Knowledge of the relevant computer packages shall be an advantage,
ix. Ability to work under pressure with the minimum supervision yet ensuring accuracy of high quality of output conforming to internal and external deadlines.
x. Proven management and leadership skills with ability to lead and ensure production of results
xi. Sound and objective judgment and ability to plan and organize own work and others efficiently.
xii. Adequate understanding of the civil society sector in Uganda and how they work

SPECIFIC TASKS AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
* Reporting to the Executive Director
* Substantive Head of Finance Department
* Manage and maintain high quality accounting records and systems
* Produce timely financial reports to Management, Donors and the Board of Directors.
* Produce regular and timely management accounts to Senior Management, the Board and staff
* Ensure compliance to A2N-Uganda internal policies/guidelines
* Ensure adherence to statutory regulations
* In coordination with the Programmes Team, produce annual organizational and departmental budgets
* Update internal controls and ensure compliance
* Ensure periodic spot checks and internal audits
* Maintain and manage the Assets Register
* Supervise and build capacity of Accounting staff
* Coordinate both external and internal audits.
* Provide financial and accountability guidelines to the staff
* Organize and train staff in financial management
* Any other duties as specified by the supervisor
Apply for this job

HOW TO APPLY:
Suitable candidates for the above post should submit their hand written applications with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic certificates, names and address of three referees and a day time contact telephone number to the A2N-Uganda offices

The Executive Director,
Africa 2000 Network-Uganda
Plot 70 Bukoto Street, Lower Kololo, Kamwokya,
TEL: 256-312-263218/9 414 541571
FAX: 256-414-534299
Web: www.a2n.org.ug
P.0. Box 21990, Kampala, Uganda

All applications must be sealed and the post applied for clearly indicated on the top right hand corner of the envelope.

A2N-Uganda is an equal opportunity employer and any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

All applications should be delivered to the above address during official working hours (8,30am- 5.00pm) not later than Friday 15th October 2010.

Pay is attractive and negotiable based on candidate's experience and suitability for the job.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Brand Manager Job Vacancy -Nile Breweries Limited

Job Title: Brand Manager

Key Responsibilities
• Development and implementation of brand strategies and investment levels in line with portfolio and business goals.
• Developing specific brand plans in line with SABMiller Marketing Way principles.
• Working closely with Channel Marketing and Channel Execution functions to ensure effective in-trade brand execution.
• Develop brand activations calendar in collaboration with Activation and Sales functions.
• Brand health monitoring through effective consumer insight capability.
• Manage resource and other third party resource for the implementation of the above program.
• Manage relationships across a varied spectrum of agencies, colleagues and stakeholders.

Requirements
• Ideally Bachelors degree in Business Administration, preferably Marketing major.
• At least three to five years brand/sales experience in the FMCG industry.
• High energy, self discipline and drive, conceptualizing and innovative thinking, planning and organizational skills, goal orientation and a strong output bias.
• Proactive mindset, self starter and with initiative; ability to articulate (verbal and written), with sound interactive and communication skills.
• Excellent computer literacy - Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Valid driver's license.
Apply for this job

Qualified applicants should send their CVs to the undersigned on or before 15th October 2010. CVs should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, addresses of three referees and copies of testimonials.

Human Resources Manager,
Nile Breweries Limited
P.O Box 762 Jinja

N.B: Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Administrative Secretary Job Vacancy- National Fisheries Resources Research Institute

Job Title:Administrative Secretary
Company National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI)
Location Eastern - Jinja
Salary - -
Sector Office and Administrative Support - Other
Job Type Permanent
Date Tue, 5 Oct 2010
Experience 2 to 5 Years
Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom)
Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
Organization, Management and Leadership: Coordinating tasks
Work Survival: Enlisting help
Work Survival: Accepting responsibility
Job Status Full Time
Vacancies 1
Role Maintaining communication channels between the office of the Director and other Departments as well as external organizations and individuals.

Position: Administrative Secretary
Reporting to: Human Resource and Administrative Officer
Age limit: 25-40 years
Location: Jinja
Salary scale: UR5 (ii)

Core Duties:
a) Maintaining communication channels between the office of the Director and other Departments as well as external organizations and individuals.
b) Preparing notes, correspondence and reports in accordance to instructions.
c) Operating word processing and reprographic machines and equipment to produce reports and make copies,
d) Responding to telephone enquiries, giving information to callers and routing calls to appropriate officials and also placing outgoing calls.
e) Receiving official visitors and walk-in customers by ascertaining the nature of business and directing them accordingly.
f) Receiving, sorting, recording and distributing mail, general correspondence and documents to appropriate officials.
g) Scheduling appointments and screening requests for meetings, synchronizing and updating the Director's appointments,
h) Preparing both local and international itineraries, confirming travel, freight and hotel reservations.
i) Locating and attaching appropriate files to correspondence or queries as well as organizing filing and retrieval systems.
j) Overseeing the proper maintenance, storage, retrieval of files and documents in order to ensure that they are accessible and secure.
k) Organizing meetings and conferences and accurately recording their proceedings.
I) Monitoring and tracking the progress of various assignments and regularly updating the Director and other members of staff on organizational deadlines and problems.

Qualifications:
a) A minimum of a diploma/Bachelor's degree in Secretarial Studies or related fields.
b) Qualifications in Front Office Management and Public Relations.
c) Must have top keyboard and transcription speeds: (Typewriting 50 wpm and Shorthand 100 wpm).
d) Proficiency in using Word Processing, Excel and other computer software packages, including use of the e-mail, the internet as well as local and wide area network systems.
e) At least four years progressive experience gained in a busy executive environment.
f) Additional training with certificates in Human Resource or Public Relations, Front Office Management, Communication skills or similar fields is are added advantages. Must have obtained a Credit in English.
Apply for this job

Application procedures:
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates, referee recommendation letters and testimonials should be addressed to:
Head Human Resource and Administration;
National Fisheries Resources Research Institute
P.O. Box, 343 Jinja. Closing date is 4th November 2010.

Only successful applicants will be invited for interviews at short notice. Applicants not receiving a response within one week of the closing date should regard their applications as unsuccessful.
MORE DETAILS ABOUT VACANCIES SHOULD BE OBTAINED FROM: www.firi.go.ug AND CLICK ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES .NaFIRRi is an equal opportunity employer.

National Fisheries Resources Research Institute Job Vacancy

Position: Marine Technician /Deckhand
Reporting to; Marine Captain
Age limit 30-45 years
Location: Jinja
Salary scale: UR 6

Core Duties:
a) Understands the work of a Captain and Marine Engineer.
b) Undertake repair and servicing of outboard engine for launches,
c) Make reports of the state of the boat structures.
d) Work with maintenance section to repair wooden structures in the institute.
e)Provide appropriate fishing gears to scientist/stakeholders for their experimental/harvesting work on various water bodies for harvesting various aquatic life.
f) Design and construct appropriate gears for experimental use in lakes, ponds, rivers, and swamps.
g) Carry out repairs on gears that may have been damaged.
h) Work with stakeholders on the use of various fishing gears,
i) Test various gears to sea their effectiveness of the environment,
j) Supervising Coxswains/Deckhands in use of gears.
k) Carry out servicing on marine engines, generators, and water pumps and other mechanical equipment.
I) Undertake watch keeping duties while on vessel during cruises

Qualifications:
a) Diploma in fishing methods and gear technology or equivalent with relevant training in Seamanship/navigation and handling of marine vessels. Additional qualifications will be advantageous.
b) Minimum of three years in the fishing industry.
c) Navigational and mechanical knowledge will be added advantages.
Apply for this job

Application procedures:
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates, referee recommendation letters and testimonials should be addressed to:
Head Human Resource and Administration;
National Fisheries Resources Research Institute
P.O. Box, 343 Jinja. Closing date is 4th November 2010.

Only successful applicants will be invited for interviews at short notice. Applicants not receiving a response within one week of the closing date should regard their applications as unsuccessful.
MORE DETAILS ABOUT VACANCIES SHOULD BE OBTAINED FROM: www.firi.go.ug AND CLICK ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES .NaFIRRi is an equal opportunity employer.

Mass Communication Jobs Vacancies in Kamapala, Uganda

Job Title: Information Communication and Outreach Officer
Reporting to: Director
Age limit 30-45 years
Location: Jinja
Salary scale: UR5 (ii)

Core Duties:
A] Plan and develop informational materials and implement activities designed to improve community and employee understanding and acceptance of the institute's policies, objectives, strategies and services.
b] Arrange public appearances, lectures, contests, or exhibitions for the institute to increase agricultural technology awareness and to promote good-will.
c] Maintain regular contact with media representatives to promote good public relations for the institute. In addition, arrange promotional campaigns in types of media to promote new or improved technologies.
d] Arrange conferences, workshops, special events and presentations for informational purposes. Gather, package and edit newsletters, reports, journals, technical reports, posters, brochures, internet web pages and other publications for internal and external audiences, including employee, communities and other stakeholders.
f) Establish and maintain cooperative relationship with representatives of communities, consumer groups, employees, and public interest groups.
g] Plan and direct development and communication of informational programs to maintain favorable public and stakeholder perceptions of the institutes accomplishments and agenda.
h) Confer with research scientists and technicians to produce advertisements and promotion of appropriate technologies.
i) Plan and conduct market and public opinion research to test products and determine potential for product success as well as communicating results to clients.
j) Train NARO staff in informational and communication methods and techniques,
k) Establish collaborative partnerships with intermediaries and other sector institutions including international organizations,
1) Prepare monthly progress reports and annual reports showing achievements in the area of information and communications against planned targets.

Qualifications;
a) Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications or equivalent qualifications with post-graduate training in environmental journalism and public relations.
b) Minimum of five (5) years relevant professional experience in the areas of journalism, advertising, marketing, film/ video production and public relations and information,
Apply for this job

Application procedures:
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates, referee recommendation letters and testimonials should be addressed to:
Head Human Resource and Administration;
National Fisheries Resources Research Institute
P.O. Box, 343 Jinja. Closing date is 4th November 2010.

Only successful applicants will be invited for interviews at short notice. Applicants not receiving a response within one week of the closing date should regard their applications as unsuccessful.
MORE DETAILS ABOUT VACANCIES SHOULD BE OBTAINED FROM: www.firi.go.ug AND CLICK ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES .NaFIRRi is an equal opportunity employer.

Aquaculture systems designer/ engineer Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Aquaculture systems designer/ engineer
Reporting to Director/Head aquaculture
Age limit 30-50 years
Location: Kajjansi
Salary scale: UR4

Core Duties:
a) Design culture systems of inland fish farms and water distribution canals,
b) Provide technical guidance on site suitability for aquaculture production systems (cage, tanks, pens, raceways, ponds).
c) Provide hydrological information in the design and operation of aquaculture systems.
d) Guide on the hydraulic aspects in designing aquaculture systems.
e) Guide in input load determination and ecosystem modeling in aquaculture,
f) Provide engineering guidance on construction of aquaculture production systems.
g) Plan and design fish hatcheries.
h) Provide guidance in designs and construction of Re-circulating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) and re-use of water in aquaculture.

Qualifications:
An honors degree in civil, sanitary, agricultural engineering, hydrology,environmental engineering/technology or equivalent with relevant post graduate training for example in environmental modeling; hydrological modeling, reservoir engineering, aquaculture engineering, at least four years' experiencing in similar or related fields of system design, operations and e.g. dam/reservoir construction, water and waste water treatment designs for diverse landscapes (land, water, swamp, wetland).
Apply for this job

Application procedures:
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates, referee recommendation letters and testimonials should be addressed to:
Head Human Resource and Administration;
National Fisheries Resources Research Institute
P.O. Box, 343 Jinja. Closing date is 4th November 2010.

Only successful applicants will be invited for interviews at short notice. Applicants not receiving a response within one week of the closing date should regard their applications as unsuccessful.
MORE DETAILS ABOUT VACANCIES SHOULD BE OBTAINED FROM: www.firi.go.ug AND CLICK ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES .NaFIRRi is an equal opportunity employer

Area Assistant Job Vacancy- Brac Uganda

Position: Area Assistant [Artificial Insemination]
Job Location: Any part of Uganda Principle

Duties and Responsibilities;
* Sensitize, create awareness and motivate farmers to artificially inseminate their cows.
* Selection of Artificial Insemination workers.
* Follow-up Artificial Insemination worker's field activities.
* Finalize the training of Artificial Insemination workers' training.
* Ensure the supply of liquid nitrogen and semen.
* Purchase straw for Artificial Insemination Workers,
* Prepare monthly reports

Qualifications and Competencies;
* Should a Diploma in animal production from a Recognized Institution Should have both A' level and 0' level certificates.
* Should have a farm school certificate/ Artificial Insemination Certificate.
Applicant must be below 30 years.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all educational certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should be submitted before 15.10.2010

Apply to BRAC Uganda, Human Resources Department,
P.0. Box 31817 (Clock Tower), Kampala, Uganda.

BRAC Uganda Jobs- Credit Officer [Micro Finance] Vacancy

Position: Credit Officer [Micro Finance]
Job Location: Any part of Uganda Principle

Duties and Responsibilities;
* Survey and sensitize the Communities about the micro finance packages and offers,
* Organize the Registered members into groups.
* Regulate the activities of the group members.
* Issue out loans and ensure the pay back of installments on time.
* Carry out regular field visits, conduct group meetings and assess potential borrowers.
* Prepare and submit weekly/ monthly reports on the assigned activities to the Branch manager.

Qualifications and Competencies;
* A level pass with Diploma in Business Administration/ Accountancy/ Economics or Development Studies.
* Ability to coordinate work with fellow staffs and other community members.
* Applicant should be below 30 years.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all educational certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should be submitted before 15.10.2010

Apply to BRAC Uganda, Human Resources Department,
P.0. Box 31817 (Clock Tower), Kampala, Uganda.

Laboratory Technician Job Vacancy at BRAC Uganda

Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Location; Nebbi, kitgum and Pader, with lots of field travels

Key Duties and Responsibilities;
* Will do the outreach smearing centre in the community to identify AFB+TB cases.
* Preparing sputum slide of suspected TB patients.
* Will also prepare reagents for strain slide.
* Do the microscope examinations of sputum slide.
* Maintain Laboratory registers according to the NTP.
* Conduct trailing to program assistants on how to prepare sputum slide.
* Prepare quarterly case finding reports in collaboration with TB focal person in the district

Qualifications and Competencies
* Must have diploma in Laboratory Technology
* Must be focused and very critical for purposes of accuracy
* Must be a good listener and emotion tolerant
* With good communication skills and self determined / motivated.
* Applicant should be below 30 years.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all educational certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should be submitted before 15.10.2010

Apply to BRAC Uganda, Human Resources Department,
P.0. Box 31817 (Clock Tower), Kampala, Uganda.

Accounting Jobs in Uganda at BRAC

Job Title: Branch Accountant

Purposes of the position;
To prepare record financial statements for a branch office, and also ensure that such statements comply with the organizations standards, regulations and policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities;
* The Branch Accountants should ensure that the cash collections for the day are properly receipted and banked before the close of a day.
* Receiving of bankers' cheques, recording financial transactions counting money to verify amounts and issuing receipts for funds received in particular period,
* Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and documents of business transactions,
* Prepare and review budget, revenue, expenses, invoices, and other accounting documents.
* Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, senior accountant and the auditors/supervisors.
* The Branch Accountant should ensure proper filling of all the accounting documents in the Branch, The Branch Accountant should also ensure proper maintenance of all fixed asset Register and Stock Register at the Branch.
* The staff should also be in position to print out all monthly accounts and ensure completeness and accuracy of all the required reports on time.
* And any other duties assigned.

Qualifications and Competencies;
* Must have A' level and Diploma in accounting, Business Administration and or finance.
* Ability to coordinate work with all the other staff, including the immediate supervisors.
* Strong communication skills ' Applicant should be 25 years.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all educational certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should be submitted before 15.10.2010

Apply to BRAC Uganda, Human Resources Department,
P.0. Box 31817 (Clock Tower), Kampala, Uganda.

BRAC Uganda Job Vacancy- Senior Accountant

Job title: Senior Accountant

General purpose of the position;
The candidate will be responsible to applying accounting proce¬dures and principles, to analyze financial information, prepare accu¬rate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appro¬priate accounting control procedures needed in the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
* Compliance with all the laws, deadlines, and legal requirements in so far as they relate to accounts and finances of the Organization
* Organize all types of audits.
* Organizing preparation of books of accounts in time.
* Ensuring that the accounting procedures are being followed.
* Keeping a regular and systematic vigil on finances of the organization and optimizing the use of finance.
* Preparing monthly and annual accounts, and also preparing projections and budgets for planning cash flows.
* Supervise and assist junior accountants whenever in need.
* Setting up control procedures at various levels to ensure that the information in the accounts does not vary with physical verification.

Qualifications and Competencies
* Honors' bachelor's degree in commerce, or Business administration, or Finance, or its equivalent qualification.
* Professional accounting qualification such as CPA and or ACCA, is A MUST from a recognized institution,
* Must have a minimum of 03 years work experience in management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting and data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advices-preferably in NGO's.
* Should be stress tolerant.
* Attention to detail and accuracy
* Strong communication skills,
* Age must be within 35 years.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all educational certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should be submitted before 15.10.2010

Apply to BRAC Uganda, Human Resources Department,
P.0. Box 31817 (Clock Tower), Kampala, Uganda.

Research and Evaluation Unit Job Vacancy at BRAC Uganda

Position: Head of Research and Evaluation Unit

Objectives of the position;
The candidate must have the ability to conduct various researches without any internal supervision. And be able to set all the necessary requirements of achieving the program goals of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities
* Develop a comprehensive evaluation plan, setting indicators, and determine method and frequency of data collection, to measure program impacts
* Provide guidance to the research associates and the staff in the department.
* Analyzing and reporting data from the field
* Track project benefits to household economic and social well-being of poor people.
* Collaborate with other research team members in BRAC and other research institutions.
* Writing various scientific papers
* Organize research dissemination workshops

Qualifications and Competencies;
* Must have PhD in social sciences, or any other related field of education, from a recognized institution.
* Must have Minimum of 05 publications in International journals
* Must have proven experience on various statistical software packages; SPSS and STATA
* Proven experience in research design and various methods
* Strong communication, interpersonal and team-building skills
* Proven ability to coordinate with project staffs and partners
* Experience working in various districts of Uganda and with NGO's
* Ability to work in tight deadlines
* Applicant should be within 50 years.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all educational certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should be submitted before 15.10.2010

Apply to BRAC Uganda, Human Resources Department,
P.0. Box 31817 (Clock Tower), Kampala, Uganda.

Jobs Vacancies at BRAC Uganda

Position: Head of Training and Capacity Development

Objectives of the position;
To establish best practice capacity development approaches across the planning and financial management capacity Building program for the Organization. Duties and

Responsibilities;
* To establish best practice development approaches across the organization.
* Develop and produce training materials and deliver training sessions/workshops for the organization.
* Develop the professional skills, knowledge arid attributes of staffs.
* Draft the organizational Capacity Building Plan.
*Supervise and Monitor implementation of the organizational capacity building approaches.
* Forster a customer-service culture and ethics of professionalism, accountability and transparency in the organization.
* Develop required tools and framework with guidelines for evaluating individual jobs.

Qualifications and Competencies
* Masters degree in Management/ Economics/ Administration or equivalent from a Recognized University,
* Minimum, 10 years work experience in Training / Capacity Building and Development especially with NGO's
* Be able to demonstrate integrity by modeling BRAC's values and ethical standards.
* Promote the vision, mission, and goals of BRAC.
* Display cultural, religion, gender, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
* Applicant should be within 45 years.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all educational certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should be submitted before 15.10.2010

Apply to BRAC Uganda, Human Resources Department,
P.0. Box 31817 (Clock Tower),
Kampala, Uganda.

Driving Job Vacancy in Uganda- Kampala

Position; Driver
Duty Station; Kampala

Job Summary:- Ensure that Insurance for Project vehicle is renewed on time; serviced at the right mileage reading as provided in the manual and in good mechanical condition at all times; is washed regularly, kept clean and in a secure environment at all times; and monitor the use of vehicle log sheets in vehicle.

Minimum Requirements:-A secondary education with 0' level Certificate and a valid driving license with at least 5 years relevant experience; and Certificate in defensive driving is a plus, Flexible, reliable, good interpersonal and able to communicate well in English
Apply for this job

Persons who meet the specific job requirements above should send copies of certificates, cover letter with a C.V indicating current salary, indicate place of job posting and two professional referees to:

The Country Director
P.O. Box 28491 Kampala or hand delivered application to Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasero not later than Application Deadline: 22 October, 2010 on the address above,

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Canvassing is completely prohibited and automatically leads to disqualification.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer

Job Vacancy in Western Uganda at Heifer Project International

Position; Liaison Officer
Duty Station; Kasese

Job Summary: Provide technical assistance in developing the capacity of group leaders and extension staff, by using farmer-centred extension approaches; Implement a group development plan to enhance competence in group processes, leadership and organizational skills; Train and support extension staff and farmer leaders in sustainable agricultural approaches; To ensure Passing on the Gift (POG) mechanism is planned and carried out on schedule and to monitor pass on offspring to make sure they are well managed and tagged; Ensure the project have access to breeding services by assisting extension staff with regular supply of quality semen and liquid nitrogen; Ensure HIV/ AIDs awareness is carried out in all the project areas; Publicize and encourage livestock to protect the environment by promoting environmentally friendly methodologies

Minimum Requirements:- A Bachelors Degree in Veterinary/ Animal production,/Agriculture (animal option) from a recognized institution with at least three years practical experience in project planning and management, Experience in developing successful, CBOs and community training; A strong aptitude for organizational change, participatory and team building. Knowledge of local language (s) is an added advantage but not mandatory. Basic computer literacy is a Must
Apply for this job

Persons who meet the specific job requirements above should send copies of certificates, cover letter with a C.V indicating current salary, indicate place of job posting and two professional referees to:

The Country Director
P.O. Box 28491 Kampala or hand delivered application to Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasero not later than Application Deadline: 22 October, 2010 on the address above,

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Canvassing is completely prohibited and automatically leads to disqualification.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer

New Jobs in Kampala

Job Title:Communications Officer
Company: Heifer Project International (HPI)
Location Central - Kampala
Salary - -
Sector Media - Other
Job Type Permanent
Date Tue, 5 Oct 2010
Experience 2 to 5 Years
Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom)
Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
Communication: Providing appropriate feedback
Research and Planning: Setting goals
Work Survival: Meeting goals
Job Status Full Time
Vacancies 1
Role Develop and implement a communication strategy for the project; Streamline the project's Communication agenda; both internal and external

Position Title: Communications Officer
Duty Station: Kampala

Job Summary: - Develop and implement a communication strategy for the project; Streamline the project's Communication agenda; both internal and external; Ensure that EADD becomes a brand among dairy smallholder farmers in the project area; Support mobilization of farmers into Dairy Farmer Business Associations (DFBAs) branding of DFBAs businesses; Partner with program officers to develop, implement media plans, messages and materials that clarify for key audiences the !program goals and priorities; co-ordinate the production of internal and external project communications, publications and materials, in consultation with other staff; Support formation and participation of radio listening clubs in the project area; Coordinate community dialogue sessions aimed at increasing female and youth involvement in the project activities and coordinate video documentary development for the project.

Minimum Professional Qualifications and Experience:
Must have a degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, and Marketing, Social Sciences or relevant degree, Must have strong writing and editing skills; Must be computer proficient; Must have the ability to multi-task and demonstrate strong teamwork skills. Experience of not less than 3 years working in: an international organization.

Essential Skills Desired; Practical knowledge of desktop publishing, video production using current soft ware computer programs is an added advantage and encourage livestock farmers to protect the environment by promoting environmentally friendly methodologies.
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Persons who meet the specific job requirements above should send copies of certificates, cover letter with a C.V indicating current salary, indicate place of job posting and two professional referees to:

The Country Director
P.O. Box 28491 Kampala or hand delivered application to Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasero not later than Application Deadline: 22 October, 2010 on the address above,

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Canvassing is completely prohibited and automatically leads to disqualification.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer

Senior Biogas Technician Job Vacancy at Heifer Project International

Position Title: Senior Biogas Technician
Duty Station; Mbarara

Job Summary: Assist masons and Biogas Construction Enterprises to construct plants according the quality standards; Regularly check Biogas plants both under construction and or finished to verify quality standards; Assist in domestic Biogas awareness 8 promotion activities as end-user trainings; Maintain good relations with involved stakeholders in the respective Region; Assure that administrative and financial procedures are correctly applied and accurate data is provided to the Coordination Unit; Provide details of the quality control visits in form of reports and statistical data to the coordination unit.

Minimum Professional Qualifications and Experience:
Degree in Civil, Environmental, Agricultural or Mechanical engineering related fields from a recognized institution. 3 years Practical hands-on experience in this field, with applied skills in data and information management preferably with in art international NGO,

Essential Skills Desired: Ability to execute multiple tasks; with possession of team building skills, stress management and time management, Computer skills, collaboration and networking. Supervision, report writing, presentation, ability to communicate via: email, instant messenger as required.
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Persons who meet the specific job requirements above should send copies of certificates, cover letter with a C.V indicating current salary, indicate place of job posting and two professional referees to:

The Country Director
P.O. Box 28491 Kampala or hand delivered application to Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasero not later than Application Deadline: 22 October, 2010 on the address above,

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Canvassing is completely prohibited and automatically leads to disqualification.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer

Jobs in Kampala at Heifer Project International (HPI)

Position: Human Resource and Administration Coordinator
Duty Station: Kampala

Job Summary: Develop, implement and interpret Human Resource policies, procedures and systems and ensure consistency and harmony with the Global Heifer International HR framework, other organizational level policies and national labor legislation; Develop and implement human resource plans that are aligned to country strategy, plans and priorities; Facilitate recruitment, selection, induction and orientation processes within the Country Program; Develop and implement performance management systems to all staff in the Country Program including facilitating feedback and development planning processes; Develop and implement administrative policies and procedures necessary to ensure value for money in procurement of and utilization office services and goods; Develop and implement office procedures systems and practices that promote organization efficiency and care;

Minimum Professional Qualifications and Experience: A Post graduate Degree in Human Resources Management, Law, Business Administration, or other relevant field from a recognized institution, with a minimum of 5 years working experience. Good knowledge of National Labor laws and Employee Relations Systems; Strong, analytical, strategic thinking and planning skills; Proven experience in leading, supporting and motivating staff and teams; Demonstrated experience of implementing and managing horizontal working groups preferably with in an international NGO, Essential Skills Desired: Experience in developing HR systems, strategies, policies, best practice and standard Ability to execute multiple tasks; with possession of team building skills, stress management and time management, Computer skills, collaboration and networking, supervision, report writing, presentation, ability to communicate via: email, instant messenger as required,
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Persons who meet the specific job requirements above should send copies of certificates, cover letter with a C.V indicating current salary, indicate place of job posting and two professional referees to:

The Country Director
P.O. Box 28491 Kampala or hand delivered application to Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasero not later than Application Deadline: 22 October, 2010 on the address above,

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Canvassing is completely prohibited and automatically leads to disqualification.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer

Jobs Vacancies at ZOA- Manager Vacancy

Position: Manager Agriculture
Duty station: Amudat district
Reports to: Programme Manager
Starting date: 1 November 2010

Responsibilities:
- Plans and implements activities and/or facilitates implementation of agricultural projects
- Ensures monitoring and reporting of projects in line with donor requirements
- Contributes to preparation and planning of projects and provide input for new proposals
- Motivates, stimulates and supervises projects staffs
- Build and maintains good relationships with local authorities, other organizations and actors linked to the relevant sectors.
- Ensure the main project components and activities which include working with farmer groups, voucher and food -for-work, extension work among others are implemented appropriately.

Requirements:
- Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or other relevant field
- At least 3 years successful experience in NGO management
- Willingness to live and work in Amudat
- Good communication, ICT, writing and facilitation skills
- Excellent command of English
- Inventive, creative and enthusiastic person (able to develop the best approach)
- Ability and skills to manage projects in conflict affected
- Experience in working with project cycle management
- Knowledge of Pokot is an advantage

Person profile
This position requires a stable personality who is self motivated and able to works under minimal supervision in a dynamic and stressful environment. Experience with International Funding mechanisms is an added advantage.
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If you are a mature person who is able to express Christian values of Love and inclusiveness in rehabilitation work among the Pokot people of Amudat district and meets the above requirements, please send your application letter together with curriculum vitae and, names and contacts of three referees of whom one is your pastor or priest, to: hr@zoa.ug in subject header: Vac. Man. Agric. Amudat Send ONLY application letter and CV when applying by email.
All applications must reach us latest Saturday 16 October 2010. Due to high numbers of applications we always receive, Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Uganda Christian University Job vacancy

Job Title: Director of Quality Assurance
Reports to: Vice Chancellor
Salary: Attractive

Purpose of the Job:
This Directorate coordinates Quality Assurance activities throughout the University and as such the Director shall report to the Vice Chancellor. This position also serves as Secretariat to the Quality Assurance Committee that is headed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Ensure that quality assurance polices and standards are in place and followed.
2. Maintain a University Quality Assurance manual including forms and methods.
3. Sensitize relevant offices and faculties about quality standards and activities.
4. Determine and document any areas that may need improvement.
5. Investigate and collaboratively identify strategies for quality improvement
6. Review and analyze the effectiveness of the modifications made.
7. Audit compliance of departments with the Quality Assurance requirements
8. Compile statistical data, write reports and summarize findings.
9. Assure that QA activities are implemented in the Regional Campuses or any location where UCU education is offered.

Qualifications and Experience:
1. Ph.D from a recognized institution of higher learning.
2. Should be a senior academician.
3. Conversant with National Council for Higher Education requirements.
4, Familiar with the tools, concepts and methods of quality management in higher institutions of Learning
5. Excellent analytical abilities to grasp key points from complicated details
6. An eye for detail and a desire for continuous improvement.
7. Effective communication and report writing skills.
8. Basic knowledge of applicable software to infer statistical data.
9. Good Leadership capabilities to lead projects to successful completion.
10. Mature, demonstrated Christian commitment and be able to personally affirm the University's Instruments of Identity,
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Application method:
•Send an application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
•Copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts


To
The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
Po Box 4, Mukono
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ug

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 15th October 2010

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Jobs Vacancy

Position Title: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager
Supervisor: Head of Programming
Department: Programming
Location: Kampala (with approximately 35% travel in the field)

POSITION SUMMARY
The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager will be responsible for the establishment and implementation of a comprehensive Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning system for the county program including data collection, survey work, analysis, M and E reporting, and data management systems. The MEL manager will be responsible for ensuring that the M and E systems generate the information required for donor reports making informed management decisions.

Specific Responsibilities:

The MEL Manager will work closely with Chiefs of Party /Program Managers and Technical Leads in providing technical systemic support to programming in order to yield timely and accurate data for on-going managerial use. This includes;
1. Ensure effective Management of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning systems: Manage and oversee the collection and organization of information; Track performance on established input, activity, output, effect and impact indicators; Develop CRS and partner capacity building strategies for Monitoring, ; Evaluation and Learning;
2. Developing and Maintaining Enabling Environment for M and E: Develop an individual detailed M and E plan for each project and monitor for implementation and quality; Provide hands-on technical assistance to staff; in designing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting for, both publicly and privately- funded projects.
3. Strengthen Management Information Systems: Ensure the various program's M and E systems provide timely and accurate information required by the donor and other stakeholders; Facilitate the overall analysis, reporting, utilization and feedback of information generated through various M and E activities;
4. Direct Technical Support: Participate in the development of program/project proposals and planning the implementation of program/project strategies; Coordinate the implementation of program evaluations/assessments (baselines, mid-term, final evaluations, operations research activities}; Provide direct technical support to CRS/Uganda and its partners in developing indicators and M and E plans;
5. Facilitate the identification of lessons learnt and best practices for dissemination; Consolidate lessons I learnt/best practices; Promote strengthened under-: standing and capacities within project and program teams on MEL, and use and/or analysis of Mel systems at the project and partner levels.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Minimum 4 -5 years of experience working on M and E for a large program, preferable in the NGO setting.
2. Masters degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, International Development, Public Health, or other related field.
2. Possession of analytical, problem- solving and strategic planning skills. Proven familiarity with principles and current approaches to M and E using both quantitative and qualitative methods
3. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written/verbal communication skills, including in cross-cultural settings.
4. Proficiency in SPSS, ACCESS, Visual Basics and other data management software ( MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project etc). Ability to develop a database and analyze data using various statistical software and methods and present analysis in written and graphical forms.
5. Previous experience working in a consortium; a team player with demonstrated professional maturity to work with a multi-sector team to deliver combined results.
6. Proven ability in establishing, maintaining and utilizing MEL systems as well as building staff capacity to utilize systems.
7. Excellent communication, advisory and training skills
8. Ability to meet deadlines and deliver required results in a timely and quality manner.
9. Previous .experience in overseeing the implementation of program evaluations and utilization of evaluation results to improve program performance.
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Send your applications to:
P.O Box 30086, Kampala, Uganda
OR Plot 577, Block 15, Nsambya Road

National Planning Authority Job Vacancy (New)

The National Planning Authority (NPA) is an equal opportunity employer and is inviting applications for the following posts that exist in its establishment:-

Post: Senior Officer-corporate Governance
Reports to: Manager - Governance
Job Location: Kampala

Main purpose of the Job
Working with governance stakeholders to ensure monitoring the implementation of all aspects of Corporate Governance in both the National Development Plan and the African Peer Review Mechanism Programme of Action.

Key Responsibilities He/She will:
* Ensure implementation of Corporate Governance issues in the National Development Plan;
*Ensure shared national indicators for Corporate Governance are in place for monitoring progress;
* Work with the sector focal points and local government structures to ensure that the POA prioritized actions and indicators in the Corporate Governance thematic area are incorporated in the sector strategic plans, annual budgets and work plan
* Any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director through the Manager Governance

Performance -Indicators -Targets
* Annual Reports for Corporate Governance
*Agreed list of priority actions to be implemented during the NDP period highlighting the roles of various stakeholders
* Review report on POA activities aligned to the National budget priorities

Preferred Qualifications
Post Graduate Degree and specialization in the areas of Economics, Law, Management, Development Planning, and good governance. At least 5 years of experience carrying out research in the fields of commercial enterprises and management, corporate regulatory frameworks, corporate social responsibility, environmental management, human and labour laws, business ethics and integrity.
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Submission of Applications:
Interested and qualified applicant should send in their applications attached with Curriculum Vitea, copies of academic qualifications and three (3) work related referee to the following address:

Executive Director,
National Planning Authority,
P.O. Box 21434, Kampala,
Crested Towers, Short Tower, 3rd Floor

Deadline for submission is 22rd October, 2010 at 5.00 PM.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and those who applied earlier need not to re-apply.

Bayport Financial Services Jobs Vacancies

Bayport is a leading non-deposit taking financial institution offering affordable financial products to our target market. We currently have operations in Ghana, Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Uganda. Bayport is currently recruiting for the following position for the Uganda operation:

Job Title: COUNTRY OPERATIONS MANAGER
A key member of the country management team and reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Country Operations Manager will be responsible for driving and building a company foot print that maintains company growth, core values, drives sales, impacts collections and motivates the team. A range of strong managerial skills are required for this role as well as the ability to operate effectively across cultures.

It is a demanding and highly exposed position, where you will have the scope and freedom to deliver. You will need to be very resilient, lead from the front but be prepared to roll your sleeves up when required.

Tasks:
• Motivate and drive sales staff to reach and maintain agreed sales targets.
• Manage the recruitment, training and development of sales staff and Regional Managers.
• Develop strong working relationships with clients, district officials and other key business stake holders with the aim of reaching and maintaining targets in collections efficiency.
• Improve and maintain data management efficiencies.
• Day to day administration of company activities

Qualifications:
• 10 years experience with at least 2 years outside Uganda.
• A Business degree in Finance preferably from an international University.
• An excellent command of MS Office with specific detailed understanding of Excel is extremely crucial must be able to prepare spreadsheets, use pivot tables, analyze and sort data.
• In depth understanding of sales, financial services and credit Management principles.
• Excellent communication skills i.e. verbal, written and presentation.
• Excellent command of the English language.

Competencies:
• Can decide and initiate action.
• Can lead and supervise.
• Can analyze.
• Can plan and organize
• Can cope with pressures and setbacks.
• Capable of being Customer service orientated
• Capable of Team work
• Capable of holding people accountable
• Capable of displaying Professional confidence
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Suitable applicants should send the following requirements to the

HR Executive,
Bay port Financial Services;
Plot 12 Hannington Road latest by 18th October 2010.

• Handwritten job application
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of ALL supporting documentation
• Full contacts of 3 referees in responsible positions that will definitely be contacted for the successful candidates.

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