Bank of Uganda Jobs (Current Vacancy Opportunity)

BANK OF UGANDA
Job Title: Legal Officer, Financial Institutions Regulation.
Reports To: PBO/SPBO Financial Institutions Regulation.
Terms: 2 years Renewable Contract.

Job Purpose:
- To provide legal support services in the Financial Institutions Regulation Section, Legal Department,
Bank of Uganda.

Main responsibilities:
- Reviewing and drafting legislation, policies and guidelines and provision of legal relating to regulation of
non-bank financial institutions, micro finance deposit-taking institutions (MDIs), forex bureaus and licensed
money institutions (MFIs) and SACCOs.

Qualifications:
- A First Class Degree or Second (Upper) Class Degree in Law from a recognized University.
- A Post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
- A post graduate degree in either commercial/business or banking & finance law will be an added
advantage.

Experience:
a minimum of 2 years work experience preferably in the legal section of a financial or institution.

Relevant skills / competences:
- Good knowledge in Financial sector.
- Demonstrated initiative(s) in financial sector regulatory framework.
- Good legal drafting skills.
- Good communication skills.
- Computer literacy.
- Good interpersonal skills.

Age Limit: Not more than 30 years.

Applications must be accompanied by;
- A detailed Curriculum vitae.
- Copies of academic qualifications, testimonials and professional training certificates.
- Names of three referees and their contacts.


Applications should be addressed to;
The Director,
Human Resource Department,
Bank of Uganda,
P.O Box 7129,
Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 22 Dec 2010

Senior Security Officer Job Opportunity (1 Vacancy)

Job Title: Senior Security Officer.

Main duties and responsibilities.

- Take charge of security of the company properties and staff.

- Handle the general administration of the security section, including planning, monitoring and evaluation of security matters.

- Ensure the safety of property, vehicles and estates of the company.

- Liaise with police on security matters.

- Tender professional advice to the company management on security matters.

- Supervise and appraise the performance of the security officer.

- Attend to Management meetings of the company.

- Overseas training of security guards.



Qualifications and experience:

- Aged between 35-45 years.

- A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or Arts with Public Administration as a subject.

- Service in the same capacity in a security organization will be an advantage.



Closing Date: Tuesday 17th December, 2010



Applicants with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates with transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to;



Director Human Capital Management & Development,

Johnson & Johnson , Certified Public Accounts,

Plot 8-10 Kampala Road,

P.O Box 6164,

Kampala, Uganda.

Johnson & Johnson , Certified Public Accounts- Jobs and Employment

Job Title: Internal Audit Assistant.

Main duties and responsibilities:

- Examine operational procedures to ensure compliance with financial and other regulations.

- Extract information for audit purpose.

- Ascertain and record systems, to include the identification of systems controls and to prepare working papers.

- Draft reports relating to audit assignments undertaken.



Qualities and experience.

- Aged between 28-35 years.

- A Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration Degree (Accounting option )

- ACCA level II or CPA level III.

- At least 3 years working experience and accounting software packages.

- Proficiency in excellent computer applications and Accounting software.


Applicants with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates with transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to;



Director Human Capital Management & Development,

Johnson & Johnson , Certified Public Accounts,

Plot 8-10 Kampala Road,

P.O Box 6164,

Kampala, Uganda.

Accounts Assistant Vacancy - Jobs in a Ugandan Accounting Firm

Job Title: Accounts Assistant.


Main duties and responsibilities.

- Receive cash and cheques and raise receipts.

- Bank promptly the cash and cheques

- Provide support to the accounting and financial reporting system.

- Inventory accounting and control.

- Prepare financial reports as requested.

- Prepare and implement the payroll.



Qualities and experiences:

- Aged between 28-35 years.

- An Honours Bachelors Degree in either Accounting or Financial Management or Business Administration or Business Studies.

- ACCA level II or CPA level III is an added advantage.

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th December, 2010



Applicants with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates with transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to;



Director Human Capital Management & Development,

Johnson & Johnson , Certified Public Accounts,

Plot 8-10 Kampala Road,

P.O Box 6164,

Kampala, Uganda.

Procurement Officer Job Opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Procurement Officer.

Main duties and responsibilities:

- Supervise the Procurement unit staff.

- Establish a prudent procurement system.

- Plan and control procurement services.

- Procure goods and services.

- Provide timely technical advise to the Group General Manager and Contracts

Committee.

- Dispose of company assets.

- Evaluate procurement requirements and recommend appropriate procedures.

- Prepare periodic reports and provide secretarial services to the contacts committee.



Qualities and experience:

- Aged between 28-35 years.

- An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement/Purchasing and Supplies or Economics , Business Administration or Commerce plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Procurement and Supplies Management fro a recognized university or institution.

- Full professional Membership / Certificate of the Chartered institute of Purchasing and Supply or other recognized institutes.

- Relevant computer knowledge.

- Previous experience of at least 3 years in a similar position.



Closing Date: Tuesday 17th December, 2010



Applicants with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates with transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to;



Director Human Capital Management & Development,

Johnson & Johnson , Certified Public Accounts,

Plot 8-10 Kampala Road,

P.O Box 6164,

Kampala, Uganda.

Human Resource & Administration Manager Job opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource & Administration Manager.

Main duties and responsibilities:

- Head the Administration and HR functions of the company.

- Act as Minute Secretary to Board of Governors meetings.

- Ensure adherence to Human Resource policies and regulations.

- Manage the company’s resources.

- Oversee issues relating to staff welfare.

- Direct, control and co-ordinate administrative matters.

- Supervise and appraise subordinate officers.

- Maintain and update relationships with stakeholders.



Qualifications and experience:

- Age between 35-45 years.

- A Bachelors Degree in Arts or Social Science plus a Post Graduate Diploma Administration or Human Resource Management fro a recognized university or institution.

- A Masters Degree in any of the above mentioned areas will be an added advantage.

- At least5 years relevant working experience in Administration or Human Resource Management from a reputable organization.



Closing Date: Tuesday 17th December, 2010



Applicants with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates with transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to;



Director Human Capital Management & Development,

Johnson & Johnson , Certified Public Accounts,

Plot 8-10 Kampala Road,

P.O Box 6164,

Kampala, Uganda.

Jobs Opportunities in an Accounting firm in Uganda

Job Title: Estates Manager / Civil Engineer.



Main duties and responsibilities:

- Take charge of the Company Estates Unit.

- Manage the maintenance and rehabilitation of the company properties.

- Supervise contactors engaged by the company in the maintenance and rehabilitation of buildings and structures.

- Supervise the staff in the Estates and materials for the Estates.

- Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.



Qualifications and experience:

- Bachelors degree in Civil or Building Engineering from a recognized institution.

- 5 years experience or more in planning for and managing large Estates

- Computer literate.

- Registered with the institute of professional engineers.



Closing Date: Tuesday 17th December, 2010



Applicants with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates with transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to;



Director Human Capital Management & Development,

Johnson & Johnson , Certified Public Accounts,

Plot 8-10 Kampala Road,

P.O Box 6164,

Kampala, Uganda.


JOHNSON & JOHNSON, CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS.

Sponsor Relations Supervisor Jobs Vacancy in Lango

Job Title: Sponsor Relations Supervisor.
Reports to: Board Chairperson.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure quality assurance in sponsorship processes and procedures in line with standard operating procedures.
- Support the capacity building strategies of the community and program activities.
- Management of sponsorship correspondences.
- Oversee the management of sponsorship quota in the area.
- Participate in monitoring and evaluation of the community leadership structures and staff.

Requirements:
- Minimum of a Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Science, Community Development or related fields from a recognized institution. A degree is highly desirable.
- At least 3 years of experience in handling sponsorship.
- Excellent oral and written communication skill.
- Proven skills in data analysis.
- Computer proficiency in MS office.
- Ability and willingness to work in a rural setting.
- Ensures high level of quality and customer service.
- Ability and willingness to mentor others.
- Able to work with minimum supervision.
- 25-35 years.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to submit Handwritten Applications, Curriculum Vitae including 3 work related referees with their e-mail;/ daytime telephone contacts and attach copies of education certificates. Please indicate position applied for on the top of right corner of the envelope and address to;

The Chairperson,
Lango Child and Community Development Federation,
Plot 23/25 Acol Enock Road, P.O Box 691 Lira,
Email: laccodef@gmail.com OR
Hand deliver to Lango Child and Community Development Federation office on Plot 23/25 Acol Enock Road, Junior Quarters, Adyel Division, Lira Municipality

Closing date is 5.00PM on the 10th December, 2010.

Programme Officer Job Vacancy- LANGO CHILD AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FEDERATION

Job Title: Programme Officer
Reports to: Board Chairperson.


Major Responsibilities and Key Result Areas:
- Take a leading role in project design and concept development putting in context the organizational direction and strategies with a child focused goal.
- Ensure that quality assurance of programme delivery is achieved in a timely manner as planned to the satisfaction of the beneficiaries and supervisor(s).
- Participate in project proposal writing.
- Develop strategies to mobilize locally available financial and other resources.
- Ability to mentor community structure & leadership is effectively working and supported.

Requirements:
- University degree in Education, Development Studies, Social and Social Administration or closely related field. Additional training in Project Planning & Management is an added advantage
- At least 2 years work experience in programming work at same level with NGOs and CBOs in rural setting.
- Have thorough working knowledge of project management.
- People management skills & working with communities in a rural set up.
- Facilitation and mentoring skills.
- Interested in developing the capacity of others.
- Strong communication and presentation skills.
- High level of stewardship.
- Highly flexible work beyond normal working hours whenever need arise
- 25-35 years.

The Chairperson,
Lango Child and Community Development Federation,
Plot 23/25 Acol Enock Road, P.O Box 691 Lira,
Email: laccodef@gmail.com OR
Hand deliver to Lango Child and Community Development Federation office on Plot 23/25 Acol Enock Road, Junior Quarters, Adyel Division, Lira Municipality

Closing date is 5.00PM on the 10th December, 2010.

LANGO CHILD AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FEDERATION

Jobs Opportunities in Care Uganda (Current Jobs)

CARE INTERNATIONAL IN UGANDA

Job Title: Assistant Accounts Officer.
Reports to: CUHQ Accounts Coordinator.

Key Responsibilities:
- Enter data into the Accounts received and Gender Ledger as appropriate. Check the supporting documents before entry for ensuring compliance with CARE Uganda polices and generally Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP)
- Upon receipt of vouchers ready for payment prepare cheques and follow up the stage of signature/disbursement. Also notify sub offices/vendors in case of payment done through Telegraphic Transfers.
- Prepare timely recording of all receipts and timely banking. In the absence of Bank Agent perform all bank runs.
- Perform monthly billing and settlement function within the accounting software.
- File all finance documents records and communications for all CUHQ bank accounts.

Qualifications / Requirements:
- A University degree in Accounting from a reputable institution is a must and Accounting Technician stage or ACCA/CPA Level 1.
- At least 3 years experience in a similar position.
- Strong conceptual and analytical skills to enable holder to implement activities of a fast moving unit.
- Maturity and initiative: work independently with minimal support/supervision from the supervisor.
- Observance to strict deadlines, attention to detail and ability to stand pressure in a multi-cultural environment.
- Good planning, time management, computer skills and prioritization skills.
- People management skills especially at work.
- Flexibility and willingness to learn at all times.
- High standards of integrity.

Interested individuals should apply by December 17, 2010 to;
THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, CARE International in Uganda, P.O Box 7280, Kampala; Plot 17 Mackinnon Road, Nakasero-Kampala.
Include your C.V, photocopies of your academic qualifications, day time telephone number and contact address of three professional referees, plus a cover letter explaining how you fit the profiles outlined above.

District Community Development Officer Job Vacancy- Arua

Job Title: District Community Development Officer.
(30 years and above)
Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer.

Job Purpose:
To establish and maintain positive customer relationships, plan and deliver an effective marketing strategy or and monitor the progress of new and existing products; as well as provide operational management support on a day to day basis.

Main Duties:
- Advise on policy and related matters regarding gender labour and social development.
- Ensure the Community Centres, Vocational Training Institutions, children remand homes and other community establishment are well managed.
- Monitor and evaluate the effective implementation of the National and Local laws and policies on gender, labour and social development.
- Supervise the implementation of Development Programmes in Comminutes.
- Liaise with NGOs, CBOs and other stakeholders on matters

Personal Specification:
- Should have honours degree in one of the following disciplines:
- Social science, Adult and Community Education, Development Studies, Rural Development or Social work and Social Administration and post Graduate Diploma in a related field.
- A Masters Degree in one of the following disciplines:
Social science, Adult & Community Education, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration.
- At least eight (8) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should be Principal level in the field of social development or community based services.
- Should have a wide knowledge of community based activities.
- Should have well developed interpersonal and communication skills.


Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3(2008) with three recent passport size photos and the photo-copies of relevant documents attached should be routed to the Secretary District Service Commission – Arua, P.O Box 1, Arua to reach not later than 6th January 2011.

Jobs in West Nile, Arua Uganda

Job Title: District Natural Resources Officer.
(30 years and above)
Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer.

Main Duties:
- Ensure sustainable exploitation of District Natural Resources.
- Coordinate the implementation of National Policies, regulations and District by-laws on Natural resource management.
- Advise Lower Local Government Committees on natural resource management issues.
- Ensure the compliance of the District infrastructures designs and their location with land-regulation in the District in liaison with District Health Sector.
- Ensure security of land Tenure ownership and lease holding in the District.

Personal Specifications:
- Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in any of the Natural Sciences (Forestry, Weltlands and Environmental and Land Management) A post graduate Diploma in Management Studies from a recognized institution is desirable.
- Applicants should have at least eight (8) years relevant working experience in Natural Resources Management, three (3) of which should be at Principal level.
- Should have management, teamwork, communication and ability to coach and develop subordinates.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3(2008) with three recent passport size photos and the photo-copies of relevant documents attached should be routed to the Secretary District Service Commission – Arua, P.O Box 1, Arua to reach not later than 6th January 2011.


ARUA DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT JOBS

UNDP Jobs in Uganda- Enterprise Facilitator Job Vacancy

Job Title: Enterprise Facilitator.
Reports to: Enterprise Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support business and microfinance programs in the community.
- Mobilize farmers into producer groups and organize training activities.
- Support enterprises with business development services.
- Produce timely field implementation reports.
- Carry out other relevant activities as assigned by the supervisor.

Required qualifications and experience:
- A minimum of a Diploma in business administration, management, marketing, entrepreneurship development, or related field.
- At least 3 years strong experience in using community enterprise development methodologies, have demonstrated skills in business management, and experience in entrepreneurship development training.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills; and a strong team player.
- Flexible, reliable, culturally sensitive and able to work long hours under pressure.
- A person with initiative and able to work under minimal supervision with well developed skills at working independently.
- Strong ability in handling multiple tasks simultaneously; and deliver results against key targets.
- Proficiency in use of computer packages appropriate for report writing and simple data analysis.
- Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST.

Closing Date: 17 December 2010

Submit your applications to:

The UNDP Resident Representative
14B Clement Hill Road
P.O Box 7184

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME Jobs

UNDP Jobs in Uganda- Cooperatives Coordinator Job vacancy

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME Uganda Jobs

Job Title: Cooperatives Coordinator.
Reports to: Team Leader.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure a sound legal framework by offering in house legal advisory services and support to management and the bank on legal risks generally i.e. contractual, credit, litigation, regulatory and statutory risks etc.

Key Responsibilities:
- Identify existing common interest and existing cooperatives across the Millenium Village site.
- Build the different capacities of the common interest groups and cooperatives in the site to perform and provide quality services.
- Provide timely technical advice to business development, extension staff and farmer based groups in the MVP site. .
- Work closely with government organs responsible for cooperatives auditing, registering, capacity building and promotions.
- Provide technical back stopping to the cooperatives and common interest groups within the site.
- Assessing new and existing risks and provide recommendations to mitigate such risks.
- Develop, manage and maintain effective partnerships with national, district and other local government authorities responsible for cooperatives support.

Required qualifications, experience and skills:
- A Masters Degree in Agriculture, Business, Rural Development, Economics or related area of expertise or Bachelors degree with relevant experience.
- At least 5 years of relevant experience working in International development. Knowledge of Agro-finance or community development or working in or with cooperatives a plus;
- Demonstrate ability to compile and report results of research or management activities.
- Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and the main local language.
- Highly motivated with a professional background in cooperative development, agriculture and/or business.
- Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Proven problem solving and organizational skills, flexibility and calm under pressure.

Closing Date: 17 December 2010

Submit your applications to:

The UNDP Resident Representative
14B Clement Hill Road
P.O Box 7184
Kampala, Uganda.

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