Chief Business Officer Job in Uganda at Global Trust Bank

Job Title: Chief Business Officer
Reports to: Managing Director

Job Purpose:
Plan and implement effective sales strategies and monitor the progress of new/existing products; as well as provide operational management support on a day to day basis for business development. Chief business Officer oversees the Business structure of the bank as approved and ensures achievement of budget (Liability, Risk Assets, and Profit)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Make business decisions and support the Managing Director on strategic business issues
  • Prepare the annual marketing plans and strategies for liability and asset generation to enable Business achieve targeted growth objectives
  • keep the bank's strategy in focus at all times. Ensuring that the team aligns with the bank's strategy and bench marking market changes in the local and international market.
  • Directly supervise the activities of the group Heads for retail and commercial Banking Groups.
  • Ensure that cost is managed through optimal deployment of resources.
  • Approve and recommend where necessary, the creation of quality risk assets
Required Qualification and Competences
  • First Degree in any field (In addition to a Masters degree in any social Sciences or an MBA or any professional/ Banking related qualifications)
  • Must have at least 10 years experience of which 8 must have been in the banking industry.
  • Selling and Negotiation skills
  • Leadership skills and aggressiveness
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Proactive and decisive
  • Creativity and passion for business
  • Customer centric







Savings and Credit Officer Job in Uganda at UNS-SACCO

Job: Title: Savings and Credit Officer
Reports: General Manager

Function:
To provide technical support in the registration of new members, mobilization of, savings, management and recovery of loans.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Process the registration of new members in accordance with the UNS-SACCO procedures
  • Maintain and update the members' database on a daily basis.
  • Process Members' Loan applications in accordance with the SACCO procedures
  • Receive, Receipt and bank all SACCO revenue on a daily basis
  • Prepare loan Recovery schedules for onward submission to the respective UN Agencies by the General Manager.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual Loan portfolio reports
  • Update the loan performer system.
  • Responsible for the proper filling of all loan documents and maintenance of all loan files
Skills and Competencies
The ideal candidate will have
  • A degree in Finance, Accounting, or business Administration or its equivalent obtained from a reputable institution ;
  • At least three years experience in Finance Management with proven ability to manage an office with complex transactions.
  • Additional training or certification in Finance is an added advantage
  • Significant and proven leadership skills at mid level management positions
  • Proven integrity and trustworthiness
  • Computer skills in Microsoft office applications and at least one accounting software(preferably Quickbooks or Tally)
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their CV, application letters addressed to :"The General Secretary", UNS-SACCO,Kampala) with copies of academic certificates indicating 3 referees by 1700hrs Friday, 09th September 2011 to vacancies@uns-sacco.org







Accounts Officer Job in Uganda at UNS-SACCO

Job Title: Accounts Officer
Reports: General Manager

Function:
To manage and coordinate the accounting function of the UNS-SACCO so as to facilitate the achievement of the SACCO's goals and objectives as stated in the UNS-SACCO Business plan.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the UNS-SACCO General Manager, the Accounts Officer will perform the following duties:
  1. Check the cash receipts, summaries and and the banking by verifying the banking slips nd postings in the cash book
  2. Initiate payments by compiling the relevant documentation for approval.
  3. Ensure that the vouchers are raised and completed according according to the established accounting guidelines and standard practice
  4. Ensure that the vouchers are properly posted in the cash cash book and general ledger on a daily basis
  5. Verify the daily transaction report to ensure all financial transactions have been captured
Skills and Competencies
The ideal candidate should have
  • A degree in Finance, Accounting or business Administration or its equivalent obtained from a reputable institution;
  • At least two years' experience in Finance Management with proven ability to manage an office with complex transactions
  • Additional training or certification in Finance is an added advantage
  • Significant and proven leadership skills at mid level management positions
  • Proven integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Excellent and organizational development, interpersonal, communication and marketing skills.
  • Supervisory skills
How to Apply
interested Candidates should send their CV, application letter (adressed to: " The General Secretary",UNS-SACCO, Kampala) with copies of academic certificates indicating 3 professional referees by 1700hrs Friday, 09th September 2011 to vacancies@uns-sacco.org







Credit Officer Job at BRAC Uganda

Job Title: Credit Officer
Microfinance, Female only
Job location: Any part of the country

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Survey and sensitize the communities about the microfinance packages and offers
  • Organize the registered members into small groups
  • Regulate the activities of the group members
  • Issue out loans and ensure the pay back of loan installments
  • Carryout regular field visit, conduct group meetings, and assess potential borrowers
  • Prepare weekly/ monthly report on the activities and submit it to the Branch Manager.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Diploma in Business Administration/ Accountancy/Economics/Statistics/ Development Studies from a recognized institution
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to coordinate work with the community
  • Age must be within 30 years.
How to Apply
Interested Candidates, who meet the above requirements, must submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae(including biography,date of birth, educational background, language proficiency, work experience and at least two years work experience and at least 2 reference), photocopy of academic papers, 2 copies of colored passport size photographs, LC1 introductory letter, and a day time contact number

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

Deadline: Monday, September 12th, 2011












Branch Manager Job at BRAC Uganda

Job Title: Branch Manager
(Microfinance, Female only)
Principal Duties and responsibilities
  • Overall supervision of staffs and follow up of their activities
  • Carry-out regular field visits and monitor progress
  • Monitor time and attendance of staffs in the branch
  • Maintain cash books, bill vouchers and monthly account of the branch
  • Carryout loan appraisal disburse and realize loans
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports and submit in time to the Area manager
  • Assess the performance of all staffs and submit the report to the Area Manager and to the Country Office
  • Maintain the Program related documents, reports, target plans, budget, and other related documents
Qualifications/ Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Development Studies/ Economics/Commerce/ Business Administration /Statistics from a recognized Institution
  • Strong Communication, interpersonal, and team building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and work with staffs
  • Ability to work under tight deadline
  • Age must be within 30 years
How to Apply
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, must submit their application letter, CV( including biography, date of birth, educational qualification, language proficiency, work experience and at least two references), photocopy of their academic papers, 2 copies of colored passport size photographs, LC1 introductory letter, and a day time contact number NOT later than Monday, September 12th, 2011










Capacity Building and Technical Coordinator, Job at FINCA Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Capacity Building and Technical Coordinator

Reports to: Training Manager
The capacity Building and technical coordinator is a member of the Human Resources department based at the Head Office Kampala. She/He is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the Human resources development programs in FINCA Uganda in line with the HR development plans and Human Resources Management Manual.

Key Result Areas
  • Develop, implement and monitor the implementation of HR development programs in line with HRM manual and HR Development plan
  • Develop Training proposals, source for training and capacity building funds and identify cost-saving methods of organization wide training opportunities in line with the donor requirements
  • Developing the HR department strategy, annual operational activity plan and department Budget
Ideal Profile:
  • A Degree in business/ humanities/HR and Psychology related fields from a recognized institution. A Post graduate qualification in MBA(HR), MHRM or M.Organizational psychology is an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years work experience in a related role.
  • Should have attended a Training of Trainees course, knoledge of writting project proposals.
  • Flexibility in Traveling

How to Apply
Applicants should submit their documents which should include: Photocopies of academic documents, and testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts including a day time telephone (Professional and not personal, including current or most recent employer) to the
Human Resource Manager FINCA Uganda,
Plot 22, Ben Kiwanuka Street, P.O,Box 24450, Kampala

Deadline
Friday 9th September 2011















Community Linkages Technical Advisor Job in Uganda at Integrated Community Based Initiatives(ICOBI)

Job Title: Communication Linkages Technical Advisor

Reports to: Executive Director

Job Description
The community Linkages Technical Advisor will work closely with relevant departments of the MOH, Community Health Department in the respectve RRHs and GHs and other implementing partners(USAID-funded and non USAId- Funded) to plan for and provide required technical support for strengthening health facility.

Key responsibilities
  • Design and implement appropriate facility community linkages interventions, within the overall strategic framework of the sustain project
  • In coordination with facility management, supervise and monitor performance of facility-based community Linkages Coordinators and Community M&E Officer
  • Provide technical assistance to the health facility teams to strengthen community-facility linkages aimed at improving patient adherence, retention, self management, and psychosocial services
Minimum Qualification
At a minimum, the candidate must possess a Masters Degree in Public Health and extensive experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment. A post graduate diploma in project planning and management would be an added advantage.

Experience
More than 6 years in project implementation, management and community work.

How to Apply
Qualified interested candidates are invited to send in their applications with the following:-
Detailed CV, copies of Certificates and Testimonials, Day time telephone contact, Address and names of three referees to:

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Integrated Community Based Initiatives (ICOBI)
Plot 37, Lumumba avenue, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 16331 Kampala.

Deadline: 12th September 2011









Project Coodinator Job at Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd.

Job Title: Projector Coordinator
Reports to: Technical Manager

Key Role
To monitor the consultants’ and contractors’ management, coordination and control of engineering and construction of two small hydropower projects (SHP Nyagak 111 and ShP Muzizi); advice UEGCL on any required actions to ensure compliance with the agreed responsibilities/ risk undertakings in accordance with the project implementation plan and budget

Tasks:
1. Liaising with the Project Engineer/ Consultant or the Transaction adviser in the various aspects of the project.
• Coordinating the various project activities of the various parties involved
• Reviewing of the Contractors’ Quality Assurance Program(QAP) and Quality Control Program (QCP)
• Review of test methods, procedure, and test programs
• Checking the Contractors’ co-ordination of interfaces between equipment requirements and civil work drawings
2. Carry Out workshop inspections
• Approving workshop test procedures and methods
• Liaise with the Consultant for review and approval of all civil work drawings provided by the contractor.
3. Carry out Procurement monitoring
• Clarifying initial needs at site for all parties concerned, arranging in advance facilities to be provided at the project at site, e.g. initial accommodation
4. Liaising with Surveyors for field Works to Ensure that they fulfill their tasks
• Ensuring that the various implementing agencies adhere to the agreed terms of project closure and site move- out
• Prepare a comprehensive Operation and Maintenance Manual including all parts of each of the projects’ facilities

Minimum Qualifications and experience
• Minimum Bachelors degree, either in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, or Mechanical) or Economics/ Business Management. A combination of both would be an asset.
• At least 5 years experience in managing infrastructure projects in East Africa, preferably in the power sector. Prior work experience in managing hydropower projects would be an asset
• Demonstrated project management skills. Strong communication skills in English (oral and written) required.
• Experience of whole project life cycle, able to operate in the initial conceptual design stage, in the depth system testing, and at each stage in between.
Other requirements:
Valid driving permit
Age limit: Not above 50 years of age

The position comes with a competitive market salary as well as other additional social benefits

How to Apply
Send or deliver your cv, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for on the top left-hand side of the envelope to:
The Head of Human Resources GIZ Office Kampala Plot 23 Nakasero road

Deadline: 3:00pm on 5th September 2011.


Program Manager Job at SHARE AN OPPORTUNITY UGANDA(SAO-UGANDA)

Job Title: Program Manager

Reporting to the National Director SAO (Uganda)
The Program Manager's Task will be to conceptualization strategic direction and implementation of the SAO program. The program manager will undertake the following:-
  • Responsible for Program design
  • Responsible for program implementation
  • Ensure programs strategic objectives are met
  • Conduct periodic reviews and assessment of project implementation of the planne activities
  • Coordinate proposal writing at different levels
  • Resource mobilization
  • Prepare and ensure timely reports are presented to the National Director
Minimum Qualification and experience:
The post requires a dynamic, highly self motivated and hard working person with a masters degree in social work/ Advance degree in development studies from a recognized University. Has knowledge of an integrated community Development with 3-5 years relevant experience.
Computer knowledge will be an added advantage. Other essential qualifications like excellent communication skills, good team player and gender sensitive.
Age: 28-40 years

How to Apply
Application should be submitted not later than 5th September , 2011

Addressed to:
Human Resource Manager
SAO-Uganda
p.O.Box 23408, Kampala
Tel: NO.041530898/041 541832









Western Region Coordinator Job in Uganda at Malaria consortium

Job Title: Western Region Coordinator
Department: Management

Vacancy Number: MCUG/MGT 19/08/001

Key Accountabilities

Tasks
  • Lines manage the western Uganda staff team, whilst respecting technical support supervision lines which will operate from Kampala. The staff team will be comprised of technical officers, project officers, operations officers, finance and administration assistants, drivers, and support staff.
  • Work closely with the project coordinators of the relevant projects based in Kampala to support the smooth and timely implementation of, and effective coordination between, all Malaria Consortium Uganda activities in the Region.
  • liaise effectively as required with the operations, Logistics, Finance, and HR departments in Kampala in support the ongoing needs of the office.
  • Provide support to all visits to the field, including for both internal and external representatives
Person Specification
Qualifications:
  • Degree in social science, public health or management related discipline with a post graduate diploma in project planning and management. A Masters degree in the above field will be an added advantage
  • 4 years experience in project management, including financial management, human resources, and donor liaison and reporting
Work Based Skills and Competencies
Essential
  • Experience coordinating public health programs including with INGOs, multilaterals or donor institutions
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Experience in effectively managing diverse teams
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills and proficient in word -processing and data management software
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to develop strong relationships
  • Track record in resource mobilization
  • The candidate must also be prepared to live and wrk in Hoima
How to Apply
Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed cv, a covering letter explaining how and why you are suited to the role, and the contact details of three referees quoting the reference number MCUG/MGT 19/08/001 to p.kisembo@malariaconsortium.org not later than Thursday, 8th September 2011.














Drivers Job in Uganda at Mbarara University Of Science And Technology

Job Title: Drivers(3)

Qualifications
  • Should have O' Level Certificate
  • Should have a valid driving permit that allows driving of the following classes of vehicles: B,CM,CH,DL, DM,DH, and H
  • Should have possessed a driving permit for group B motor vehicle for not less than 5 years.
  • Knowledge of motor vehicle mechanics and possession of a certificate of driving competence issued by the Ministry of Works are an added advantage.
Duties
  • Drive Vehicles
  • Ensure safety of vehicles, spare Tyre and tool kit
  • keep vehicles clean and tidy
  • carry out minor repairs
  • Report to the in charge transport when servicing is due.
  • Any other duties assigned.
How to Apply
Applications are invited from qualified persons. Persons interested are required to to send 12 copies of applications with attachments of all relevant academic and professional/ supervisory/academic referees with their addresses not later than 8th September 2011 to:

The Secretary
Appointments Board
Mbarara university of Science and Technology,
P.O.Box 1410,Mbarara



Cargo Sales and Customer Service Executive Job in uganda at Kenya Airways Ltd

Job Title: Cargo Sales and Customer
Service Executive Entebbe
Location: Entebbe Airport,Uganda
Organization: Kenya Airways Ltd
Grade: H07

Job Description
To promote KQ Cargo, sell kQ cargo capacities and maximize revenue while meeting the set targets and ensuring customer satisfaction, loyalty and retention through providing high standard customer service and representation of KQ Cargo at the regional head office level

Detailed Description
  • Provide background sales information, market information, customers' requirements and relevant data for revenue and expenditure budgets preparation for the region.
  • create awareness of all Kq services and products to expand airlines' influence in the market and generate future sales.
  • Sell cargo capacities and courier product to ensure budget revenue targets are met through budget adherence and monitoring.
Job Requirements
  • University graduate
  • 2 year sales and customer service experience
  • Airfreight or cargo airline related experience will be added advantage.
  • Fluency in Microsoft package-Outlook, word, excel
  • Driving
  • Public speaking
Additional Requirements
Strategic thinking, communication skills and influencing, self confidence & proactive, Result and service orientation, Reliability & responsibility, Ability to work structurally and independently, Public relations Skills.

How to Apply
If you meet the above requirements, please send your application to:

The Country Manager Uganda
Kenya Airways
P.O.Box 6969
Kampala

Closing Date: 2nd September, 2011











General Manager Job in Uganda at a Financial Institution

Job title: General Manager
Human Resources

Reports to Executive Manager

Role:
To plan, develop, coordinate & monitor implementation of Strategic Human Resource policies, Development programs and perfomance Management systems, in line with the Bank's Strategic Objectives, HR mission and HR policies and regulations

Key Result Areas:
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of HR/ Organizational development policies and standards in line with the human Resource Manual and bank Strategic plan
  • Review and evaluate the Human Resource planning function function and monitor the implementation of best practices in the recruitment, selection and retention strategies and processes in line with the Hr policies and regulations.
  • plan, develop and review the annual HR Business plan, set benchmarks for the implementation of best practices in the recruitment, selection and retention strategies and processes in line with the HR policies and regulations
  • Develop, review and monitor the implementation of the Bank's performance Management Systems and career development/ succession planning programmes in line with the HR policies and regulation.
  • Review the Bank's training and development programs and policies and provide advice in line with the bank's strategic plan and Human Resources Manual.
Required competences and Experience
A Master's degree in Human Resources, public Administration and Management,Organizational and industrial psychology or Master of Business Administration (HR Specialization)
Membership to HR professional associations

Experience and Knowledge
at least 7 years' experience in HR Management at senior management level or head of Department in a reputable organization preferably in a financial institution.

Character
  • strong strategic and conceptual ability.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Ability in building, leading, and working with teams
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • High level of integrity and influencing skills.
  • Thorough and proven understanding HR best practices
  • Proven ability to meet time lines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
How to apply
Interested persons that fully meet the above specifications are invited to apply by: submitting an application letter, Curriculum vitae (CV) with three referees and relevant academic documents and should reach the address below not later than 15th September, 2011.

Serena kampala Conference Centre
Suite 335
Email: frontoffice@iffeconsultants.biz










Associate Program Officer job in uganda at FHI 360

Job Title: Associate Program Officer(2)

Job Ref: FHI-APO-UG

REPORTS TO: The Technical Officer-Research Utilization

Position summary
The Associate Program Officers will provide assistance with planning, coordination and successful implementation of the project in select geographical locations.
The post holders will be based in Kampala with frequent upcountry travel.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Communicate and work closely with the relevant stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of project activities.
  • Participate in the development and preparation of project reports, technical assessment reports, and other project narrative reports.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of project work plans and budgets as required.
  • Respond to programmatic issues and/ or requests from the field.

Education and Experience
Degree in humanities preferred with 1-2 years relevant experience in reproductive health/ family planning and community work.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a typed cover letter including copies of academic qualifications and curriculum vitae indicating three referees. Please quote the Ref Number when sending your application:

The Finance & Administration Manager,
Plot 15 Kitante Close,
P.O.Box 5768
Kampala Uganda
or by email to : uganda-info@fhi360.org.

Application Deadline: 5:00pm on August 31st, 2011.










Chief of Party Job in Uganda at Civil Society Fund

Job Title: Chief of Party

Position Description and Required Competencies
The Chief of Party (COP) should have leadership qualities; technical expertise in designing M&E systems, database management, data quality assurance, and conducting evaluations; experience in managing health/HIV?AIDS project and team leadership skills, communication and interpersonal skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project.

Required Experience and Academic Qualifications:
The proposed candidate must have:-
  • At least a Masters Degree in public health, Business Administration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics or a related field
  • At least ten years experience working in development programs with public health objectives:
  • At least seven seven years previous management experience in implementing public health programs in developing countries, preferably with similar projects.
  • Experience in procurement oversight and budget management.
Responsibilities/Duties
  • Provide overall project vision and leadership; take responsibility for overall project management and success.
  • Provide quality assurance for all project activities and and deliverable s
  • Oversee the management of project financial resources and equipment. This includes making approvals for project payments and procurements.
  • Ensure project compliance with all contractual requirements and adherence to CSF MEA policies and procedures.
  • Assume any duties assigned by the supervisor
Reporting
The Chief of Party reports to the Home Office Project Management Unit director in Washington DC

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their electronic application in MS word or PDf file with a CV, 3 referees and a brief cover letter explaining why they are suitable for the position to: csmearecruit@cfc.or.ug. excellent past performance references are mandatory and contacts should be provided.

Deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 5:00pm.









Cashiers Job in Uganda at Pride Microfinance

Job Title: Cashiers

Report to the Branch Accountant. Specific responsibilities include;
  • Take deposits and pay customers across the counter and ensure that all deposit and withdrawal transactions are handled with accuracy and according to laid down policies and procedures.
  • Scrutinize the details of each transaction to ensure that the company is protected against fraudsters and money laundering.
  • Exercise prudence and safeguard cash and other valuable items / instruments such as cheques, controlled stationary, stamps etc, in his or her custody during the course of the duty.
  • Promptly post all transactions made in a day.
Minimum academic Qualification
The ideal Candidates should have a minimum of Bachelors degree from a reputable Institution with good grades in Commerce, Economics, Microfinance, Development Studies, Accounting and finance.

Candidates should also possess 2 principle passes at A' Level and Credit passes in English and mathematics at O' Level.

Person Specifications
The Applicants should not be more than 27 years of age and should be willing to work in any part of the country and fluent in commonly used local languages. computer literacy will be an added advantage
Should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

How to Apply
If you believe you meet the above requirements and have the necessary skills and abilities then apply indicating your current salary, salary expectation and attach a detailed CV, certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional certificates , a postal address, names of 3 referees and a day time telephone contact to the Head Human Capital Management, using the address below so as to reach not later than Monday August 29, 2011.

Pride Microfinance (MDI)
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road,
P.O.Box 7566,Kampala.
Tel:No 041 4346 930/ 297
Kampala, Uganda












Branch Sales Officer Job in Uganda at Living Goods

Job Title: Branch sales officer -Uganda


Living Goods believes the poor deserve better healthcare, a better deal, and a chance to a better life. We operate networks of franchised Health Entrepreneurs in sub Saharan Africa who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth, and selling low-cost, life-saving and life-changing products like bed nets, simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. LG combines best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health to create a fully sustainable system for defeating diseases of poverty. Future expansion includes extending the brand across Africa and Asia, and into micro franchise businesses in energy, water, and agriculture.

LG seeks an energetic resourceful Branch sales Officer to help navigate the organizations’ rapid growth in Uganda. Responsibilities include: managing a large franchised sales force, and developing sales, promotion and marketing plans. The right candidate will be happy in a dynamic start up environment. Reports to the Senior Business Officer

Qualifications: Diploma in Sales & marketing, Business administration, or any other related field. Min of 1 year’s success in sales and sales force management preferably for nationally recognized consumer brands. The position is full time and is based in Uganda. Submit a resume, cover letter, and sales history to; rmusana@livinggoods.org , jobs@livinggoods.org
www.livinggoods.org

Or hand deliver to head office on plot 434, Balintuma road, Namirembe, along Nakulabye-Mengo road.

For more information call 0779661995, 0712040961, 0700515128,
0758349334
Deadline is 7th/09/2011




Credit Officer Job in Uganda at Pride Microfinance Limited

Job Title: Credit Officers-Individual Lending

The credit Officer- ILS reports to the Credit Administrator and is responsible for recruiting of clients and visiting prospective client's homes and businesses to assess credit worthiness.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • Marketing the individual lending product
  • Client Mobilization, Sensitization, and Training
  • Loan disbursement
  • Follow-up and Recovery of loans
  • Promptly post all transactions made in a day.
  • Ensuring proper filling of all individual Lending documentation.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Minimum Academic Qualifications:
The ideal candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree from a reputable Institution with good grades in Commerce, Economics, Micro finance, marketing, Financial Services, Business Computing, Business Statistics, Entrepreneurship, & Small business Management, Social Sciences,SWASA or Education, Adult and Community Education and Community Psychology.

Candidates should at least have 1 years experience in a related field. He/She should also possess 2 principle passes at A' Level and credit passes in English and Mathematics at O' Level.

Person Specification
The applicants should not be more than 27 years of age and should be willing to work in any part of the country and fluent in commonly used languages. Computer literacy will be an added advantage. Should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

How to Apply
If you believe you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and experience, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply indicating your current salary , salary expectation and attach a detaileed cv, certified copies of academic transcripts and professional certificates, postal address, names of 3 referees and a day time telephone contact t the Head Human CApital Management, using the Address below so as to reach not later than monday, August 29, 2011. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Pride Microfinance Limited(MDI)
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road,
P.O.Box 7566, Kampala.
Tel. No. 041 4346 930/297
Kampala, Uganda





WHBC/T&C Technical Officer Job in Uganda at GOAL

Job Title: WHBC/T&C Technical Officer

General Description of the Role
The T&C HBC Technical Officer will have the prime responsibility of building the capacity of partner organization personnel to implement quality HIV/AIDS sub-project activities through the provision of Technical support in: Testing and Counseling services(T&C), Health care for PLHs, HBC, and activities that promote a positive attitude to living with HIV.
He/ She will ensure that the Partners project implementation meets PEPFAR;GOAl and Government of Uganda T7C/HBC requirements as per the approved Project detailed implementation plan

Requirements
  • A bachelors Degree in Public health, or Health related qualification with 3 years NGO field experience.
  • Experience in HTC/ HBC services and capacity building of grass roots organisations.
  • Solid working knowledge of HIV/AIDs Programming especially in relation to HBC/HTC service provision
  • Qualification in Training of Trainer(TOT)
  • Good proposal and report writing skills
  • Working knowledge of computer packages like MS Word and MS Excel
  • Able to work with minimum supervision( Self Motivated/Self Driven)
  • Experience in net working with government, NGOs and districts in project implementation
  • Ability to live and work in remote locations for prolonged periods of time
  • Have good networking and collaboration skills
Desirable
  • A previous experience with budget development
  • Ability to speak the local languages used in Abim District
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional 2 character references including current or most recent employer) and a day time contacxt number by close of business Friday 2nd September 2011.
Applications Should be sent to the address below:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, gOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga oR










WASH Project Manager Job at GOAL Uganda

Job Title: WASH Project Manager

The WASH project manager will manage GOAL's WASH program and develop technical staff in environmental and engineering fields in order to achieve GOAL's program objectives.

The incumbent will be responsible for managing the GOAL WASH program in Abim District. He/she will provide appropriate staff development through training and supervision for WASH staff, in particular the participatory community -led approach and adequate report writing among others

Requirements/Person Specification (Essential)
  • Suitable candidates will hold a technical undergraduate degree, Preferably Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • At least 4 years' experience of working in an NGO or similar Watson/wash environment
  • Practical knowledge and experience of CLTS approach
  • Excellent communication, computer and report writing skills
  • Experience of management and training of staff
  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills to plan projects, timetable agreed activities, manage a budget and oversee staff activities
  • Ability and Willingness to live in remote, insecure location, within security procedures
Desirable
  • Experience of participatory approaches including PHAST
  • Demonstrated technical design skills, preferably using AutoCAD
  • MSc in Water and Environmental Management, Water Management, Water and Waste Engineering or similar.
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 referees and their contacts (2 professional, 2 character referees, including current or most recent employer), and a day time contact number by close of business Friday 2nd September 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from Goal by 16th September count your application an successful.

Applications should be sent to:
The Human Resource and Administrative Coordinator,GOAL Uganda, P.O Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, or
Email: vacancies@goaluganda.com







Director of Research Job at National Agricultural Research Organisation(NARO)

Job Title: Director of Research (2 Posts)

Reports to NARO Council, through Chairman, PARI Management Committee

Job Ref NARI/6

ZARDI/4

Overall Responsibility

The successful applicant will be the chief Executive of the Public Agricultural Institute (PARI) and will provide professional, technical and administrative guidance to the management committee and staff

Task and Responsibilities:

  • Tendering advice to the Management Committee in respect to the business of the Institute.
  • Provide policy advice on appropriate technologies and information for responsible agricultural practices
  • Develop and implement a strategy on Resource Mobilization to enable the institute have additional funding for research and staff remuneration.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans, research programs and annual budget in line with approved government policies.
  • Implement effective human resource management policies and systems.

Required Qualification and Experience:

  • A Masters Degree in the Field of Agricultural sciences, natural sciences or agricultural economics. A PhD will be an added advantage
  • At least 10 years experience of Agricultural research management. Management experience in similar institutions is acceptable
  • A proven record in agricultural research or research in other related fields evidenced by not less than ten peer reviewed publications five of which should be after July 2007.
  • Clear understanding of the role of the role of agricultural research to poverty reduction.
  • Excellent leadership, negotiations and communications skills including demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams

Tenure of Office: Four years renewable subject to satisfying performance

How to Apply

Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand written applications together with a detailed CV giving day time telephone contacts of at least three (3) Referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 14th September 2011. Your CVs should include a half page summary highlighting why you think you consider yourself a suitable candidate for this job

Applicants are advised to quote the reference number of the post applied for on the left corner of the envelope which should be addressed to:

The Director General,

National Agricultural Research Organization,

P.O. Box 295,

Entebbe


Program Manager Job in Uganda at CARE International

Job Title: Program Manager

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide feedback, guide and supervise project partners and research teams to achieve project and research goals within budget and time under the overall frame work of project proposal, country office LRSp and other program strategies.
  • Work as a point person for PB DMe on program related communication with CIUK, donors and other stakeholders.
  • Support and ensure effective implementation of program activities.
  • Monitor work plans of research teams and partners.
  • Prepare concise and high quality reports 9semester and annual), resarch reports and policy briefs.
  • Support the program Quality and learning coordinator to test and roll out the program quality framework in various projects especially those working with the PB M& E Project
Key qualification and Competencies.
  • A University Degree (Postgraduate qualification preferred) development studies, rural development or other relevant field.
  • At least three years successful experience in management position in a large organization
  • Good coordination and communication skills
  • Technical knowledge on conflict and peace building.
  • Knowledge in policy advocacy (micro-macro level)
  • Team building skills
  • Ability to work in Partnership
  • Innovation/creativeness
How to Apply
If you are a qualified Ugandan national interested in this challenging position, then apply by 2nd September 2011 to the Human Resource Officer,CARE, P.O.Box 7280, Kampala, include a typed cover letter explaining your interest, updated CV, copies of Academic Qualifications, day time contact phone number, addresses and telephone contacts of three work-related referees.



















Sales and Marketing Manager Job in Uganda at Water Processing Company

Job Title: Sales and Marketing Manager
REPORT TO: General Manager
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Our Client is looking for an experienced sales and marketing manager i.e. commercial Manager who will be a departmental head with a team under his/her supervision.This is a key strategic position in the company and requires a person with proven experience, hands on approach and a strategic thinker.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Plan, manage & control the sales and marketing operations in line with the approved budget,
· Plan, manage and Support sales growth achievement through sales and marketing activities, ensuring that the products meet customer requirements and that future products are developed to fulfill future requirements,
· To ensure that the sales cycle process is robust enough and all the collections are within stipulated timelines.
· Oversee the formulation & development of sales & marketing communications and market research and managing Supplier relations,
· Developing and implementing the processes and procedures to achieve the departmental objectives
· To collect, analyze and communicate information about the market and competitive dynamics
· To collect and analyze the performance and drivers of key competitive segments
· To identify and use internal and external information sources to create and update key business processes and issues facing clients in each of our core segments.
· To communicate the results of key market and data analysis to the business so as to make better business decisions about our sales and marketing strategies, packaging, segmentation and positioning of our capabilities, and new product .
· To manage continuous research projects like quarterly brand tracking, quarterly customer satisfaction index research, retail audit studies and ad hoc research projects.
· To manage research vendors as and when required,
· Building quality processes to systematically implement new product and service development and ensure operational effectiveness on a day-to-day basis.
· Using relevant metrics and measures to routinely monitor progress against targets and take appropriate managerial action to ensure that all targets are met or exceeded.
· Developing a highly productive, skilled, and motivated sales & marketing workforce, through the adoption of best-in-class human resources practices and employee communications.
· Provide strategic program leadership for the various initiatives in your department..
· Set up an efficient & effective Operations Process to manage work distribution and schedule to optimally utilize available resources.
· There may be other accountabilities and duties associated with your post as may reasonably be required of you from time to time.

Necessary Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in the relevant field.
Masters in Business Administration will have an added advantage.
Practical experience with a proven successful track record is mandatory.

How to Apply:

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

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

If applying online, please send an email to salesjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Sales and Marketing Manager")

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.

Deadline: 30th August 2011

Accountant/ Accounting Jobs in Uganda at Water Processing Company

Job Title: Accountant
REPORT TO: General Manager
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

In consultation with other senior managers identify short and long-term financial targets which are in line with company’s overall corporate strategy.
Monitor and report on the financial performance of Company in terms of the above targets against budgets/plans, and review and report on variations to plans, offering action to take advantage of any given opportunity.
Support the Management in the preparation and monitoring of the financial Business Plan, and in the preparation of financial report
Ensures that monthly, quarterly and other periodic accounts and financial statements are produced accurately and on a timely basis.
Develop, implement and monitor plans to optimize company’s cash management functions.
Co-ordinate the provision of revenue information including the daily cash positions and ensure all the revenues are billed, Invoiced in time and recognized in the General Ledger.
Implement the company’s credit management policies and procedures and produce timely and accurate credit reports for all the customer segments
Ensure that goods received are in accordance with the relevant Purchase Order in terms of quantity, quality, price and Liaise with the GM to ensure timely payment to suppliers.
Facilitates regular internal and external audits and files statutory returns.
Review Requisitions and issues Purchase Orders as appropriate and Liaise with various agencies to ensure timely supply of materials ordered.
Work performance of staff in the department including their development, deployment, appraisal, training etc. in line with company policies and procedures


Necessary Qualifications:

A bachelors degree in a business related field.
Additional accounting qualifications i.e. ACCA/ CPA
Supervisory skills.
Strong analytical skills.

How to Apply:

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

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

If applying online, please send an email to salesjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Accountant")

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.

Deadline: 30th August 2011


Partner Development Specialist, Community Knowledge Worker Job in Uganda at Grameen Foundation

Vacancy: Partner Development Specialist, Community Knowledge Worker
REPORT TO: Partnership Manager
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):



Job Summary: The Partner Development Specialist (PDS) will be a member of the Partner Relations team and will participate in developing the overall CKW partnership approach. The Partner Development Specialist will oversee at least two major partner accounts and provide support to other partnerships as needed. Working closely with the CKW Network and Information Services Team, the Partner Development Specialist will draft project plans and contribute to the design of mobile information services and surveys. The PDS will be responsible for tracking and reporting on progress to partners and various stakeholders and will play a central role in setting and maintaining partner expectations. Through the use of innovative technologies, the PDS will help build creative solutions to overcome some of the biggest challenges in reaching smallholder farmers with the goal of increasing their incomes and building a sustainable organization with the capacity to impact thousands.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluate and on-board CKW network partners

Identify, vet and develop partnerships with high potential partners
Conduct comprehensive analysis of partner strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats and weigh potential for potential for partner to contribute to sustainability and impact goals
Own at least two major CKW network partnership accounts and provide support to additional partnerships as needed
Conduct initial due-diligence and draft legal terms sheets for partnerships
Prepare ambitious but achievable project plan for each partnership account and lead effort to optimize resources, maximize impact to farmers, and set clear stakeholder expectations
Develop partner project budgets, reporting framework, and monitoring and evaluation plans

Provide on-going relationship management

Deepen relationships, leverage strengths and understand needs of local partners and manage key stakeholder relationships
Regularly meet and communicate with partners to implement project and ensure partner needs are met and expectations maintained
Liaise with partner, range of stakeholders, CKWs, farmers, and CKW team to guide and oversee project implementation
Develop and disseminate written and visual communications to stakeholders that highlight project achievements
Work with CKW Network and Information Services teams to develop training and marketing materials and information services that meet partner specifications
Lead development, management and convening of partnership coverage teams for two partner accounts

Conduct monitoring and reporting

Develop success metrics and report regularly on progress to CKW team and partner
Conduct field assessments, focus group discussions, and other outreach visits to solicit feedback and understand project progress and challenges
Develop strategy and follow escalation plans to address obstacles to achieving goals or unmet partner expectations
Track and report on partner project budgets
Develop reports and other materials to share project learning


Necessary Qualifications:

Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission and understanding of and commitment to agricultural development in Africa
Strong time management skills with ability to manage multiple work-streams simultaneously with proven track record of achievement under pressure
Excellent people skills – ability to present to a board of executives and also lead discussion with a farmer’s group in a rural village; proven ability to work effectively with diverse partners
Outstanding commitment to teamwork and ability to work collaboratively across organizations, to promote knowledge transfer within GF, and equally willing to support or lead a discussion, negotiation, or training
Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills with commitment to listening and serving diverse range of CKW clients
Ability to represent GF in discussions with partners
Negotiation and conflict resolution skills with ability to serve partner needs while promoting GF mission; creative problem solver who can identify and achieve shared objectives under challenging conditions and diffuse charged situations
Proven analytical and quantitative skills with ability to layer multiple and disparate variables into cohesive strategy
Strong strategic thinker who thinks innovatively and creatively to solve unstructured problems
An entrepreneurial spirit
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and mobile phones
Enthusiasm and passion for development work in Uganda and the region
Belief in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) for the benefit of small holder farmers
Commitment to building social and gender equity into program design and approach.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Economics, Public Policy, Engineering, Business, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred
At least 3 years related experience in international development, with smallholder farmers, or managing accounts in the private sector
Experience working in agricultural development in developing countries, ideally in Sub-Saharan Africa
Experience in information and communication technology (ICTs) preferred
Fluency in oral and written English; preference for fluency in at least one local language


How to Apply:

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

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

If applying online, please send an email to grameenjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Partner Development Specialist, Community Knowledge Worker ")

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

Deadline: 2011-08-31

IT Corporate Sales Job vacancy in Uganda at Computer Warehouse Group

Job Title: IT Corporate Sales
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide subject matter expertise in pre-sales capacity for prospects, partners and strategic business alliances.
Responding to details concerning requests for proposals and services.
Participating in sales calls with other Business Development Team members and meeting with prospects.
Preparing and giving product/solution demonstrations in liaison with solution architects.
Preparing and giving technology and product architecture presentations.
Responding to prospects and discussing product/solution enhancements.
Oversee customer implementations and integration.
Become main point of contact for clients' Technical support.
Preparation of weekly and monthly key accounts and prospects reports.
Support development of business plans.
Marketing of products and participating in expos, exhibitions etc
Cold calling on new prospective customers.
Develop competitors analysis and market information.
Develop account plans and execution.


Necessary Qualifications:

Experience of at least five (5) years in IT Sales or Technology sales with a focus on the Enterprise customer
Strong customer contact base at CEO, CIO, CTO, CFO, CCO and Head of IT Level.
Demonstrated ability to meet set Sales and Revenue targets through strategic initiatives.
An understanding of Sales tools such as Sales Pipeline, Account Development plans e.t.c.
An extensive contact base among the Enterprise customers in Uganda that include Telco, Financial Services, Government, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing Utilities, and if possible other country/s within East Africa
Computer Science Degree or Information Technology will be preferred

How to Apply:

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

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

If applying online, please send an email to cwgjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "IT Corporate Sales")

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.

Deadline: 2011-08-24

Head of Finance Job Opportunity in Uganda at Contact Graphics

Job Title: Head of Finance
REPORT TO: General Manager
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties): Summary of Duties:
The Head of Finance will handle all financial activities of the company including maintaining all general accounting functions, tax planning and management, ensuring compliance with the laws of Uganda and financial regulations and policies, monitoring of financial controls, budgeting and will advise management on all situations that have an impact on the financial performance of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

General Accounting

Ensure company compliance with established financial policies and procedures
Maintain company systems of accounts and ensuring that all accounting data is reconciled and fully supported
Ensuring maintenance of accurate records for all financial transactions
Ensure timely financial reports to the management and the Board of Directors. The CFM will suggest financial reporting formats or adopt existing formats to aid management and the Board of Directors understand the contents of the reports for decision making and strategic planning
Monitor the company procurement transactions to ensure they are in accordance with company procedures
Manage monthly net assets of the office by ensuring that on a monthly basis, balance sheet accounts(cash receivable, prepaid and payable accounts) reconciliations are completed in a timely manner and any usual balances are clearly documented and reported to appropriate level of management.
Establish procedures for custody and control of assets and records.
Co-ordinate and participate in the internal and external auditor processes.
Compliance with regulatory bodies and timely submission of all financial statutory requirements like VAT, NSSF, PAYE and any other required by law
Monitor the accuracy of payroll entries and reconciliation and its timely submission including management of payroll statutory deductions and employee advances to ensure collections and that employees are not over advanced.
Maintain confidentiality of sensitive financial information and reports.
Supervise members of the Finance Department and set targets for them to ensure performance

Cash and Banking

Supervise and monitor cash inflows and outflows involves ensuring that all cash transactions are supported by adequate documentations and authorizations
Reconcile company bank accounts
Establish in policies on advance payment, credit terms and use of bank payment instruments
Ensure the development and implementation of a plan to minimize the foreign exchange exposure to currency gains and losses
Supervise the collection of all contractual, employee receivables and other form of receivables

Budgeting

Prepare annual budgets for company and ensure that all activities are performed within budget
Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control.
Provide office management and the BOD with expenditure reports on a monthly basis

Advisory and Other Duties

Prepare operational and risk reports for management analysis.
Review client/supplier contracts to obtain a thorough understanding of the financial stipulations.
Prepare client invoices and ensure submission in a timely manner.
Initiate a rigorous collection process on invoices to avoid cash insufficiencies.
Oversee and implement financial management procedures for all the other company locations outside of Uganda.
Any other duties and responsibilities assigned.


Necessary Qualifications:

Skills Required:

Knowledge of standard practices, procedures and documentation used in financial transactions and advanced bookkeeping.
Conversant with a range of accounting packages.
Attention to detail, critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills.
Knowledge of financial regulations and policies as per Uganda Revenue Authority
Knowledge of international financial reporting standards.
Ability to understand financial policies and procedures and experience in effecting compliance.
Ability to communicate effectively to stakeholders.
Hands on information on accounting tools for making monthly reports and trial balance sheets, cash books etc.
Back stopping, evaluation and monitoring skills.

Education and Experience:

Must have a degree in Business Administration with an Accounting option.
An MBA with a bias in financial management is preferred.
CPA or ACCA is preferred
Minimum of 5 years experience.

How to Apply:

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

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

If applying online, please send an email to contactgraphics@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Head of Finance")

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

Deadline:2011-08-31

Programme Assistant Job in Uganda at ASARECA

Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (ASARECA)

Job Title- Programme Assistant

Vacancy: Programme Assistant
REPORT TO: DED/Head, Programmes / Programme Manager
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Summary:

To provide support to the Deputy Executive Director - Programmes in delivering his/her mandate in ASARECA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Receive periodic reports from stakeholders, review and provide feedback on the quality of the reports.
Prepare draft synthesis reports, drafts of contract agreements and letters of requests for services.
Assist in developing request for proposal/research calls and send them out, receive applications and prepare the evaluation forms that are used for selection.
Receive and Respond to inquiries from different stakeholders pertaining to programme work.
Coordinates workshop duties/activities i.e. drawing up a list of invitees, preparing the workshop budgets, drafting invitation letters, repertoire, compiling workshop publication, facilitation, etc.
Receive and follow up of the sub-grant financial accountabilities and forward them to finance.
Prepare a periodic news letter that is distributed to over 800 stakeholders and provide articles to be posted onto the website.
Prepare annual work plans and budget for the program.
Assist in consolidating programme technical reports into the corporate annual report.
Consolidate programme work plans into corporate work plans.
Assist in preparing publications for scientific conferences.
Monitoring and evaluation of project implementation.
Organise in-house planning meetings.
Taking record of minutes for meetings and ensuring actions are implemented.
Attending , participating and reporting back on meetings designated by the Deputy Executive Director – Programmes.
Maintain regular communication with project implementers and provide guidance as, when and where necessary.
Assisting the Deputy Executive Director - Programmes and other Programme managers on any other duties that arise .
Provides guidance to the Administrative Assistant .
The jobholder carries out formal training to about 30 NARI Staff.


Necessary Qualifications:

Masters Degree preferably in Science (Agriculture, Economics or related field)
At least 3 years in a research and/or agricultural oriented organisation in middle-level management
IT skills
Presentation skills
Facilitation skills
Documentation skills (Writing, photography)
Ability to work under pressure

Mental Skills : Analytical thinking required

Problems solved
Job holder is required to solve the following;
Going through an interpreter to communicate to stakeholders who are French speaking.
Analyse data and extract reporting material
Understanding of conceptual appreciation of regional agricultural issues

Creativity
Jobholder is required to demonstrate creativity in the following areas;

Newsletter i.e. looking out for policy issues in newspapers, internet, etc
Logical flow of minutes and reports.

Oral communication

Be diplomatic when communicating to stakeholders
Provide detailed advice to Sub-Grantees
Negotiate
Represent the interest of the programme and organization in meetings designated to the programme

Written communication

Annual reports
Bi-annual and quarterly reports
Memos
Invitation letters
Monitoring and evaluation reports

How to Apply:

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

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

If applying online, please send an email to asarecajobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Programme Assistant")

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.

Deadline: 2011-09-02

Public Relations Officer, Job in Uganda at Rural Electrification Agency

Jo Title: Public Relations Officer

Main Task:
Reporting to the commission and Public Relations Executive, the job holder will be charged with the day to day handling of public relations and community related issues that require a communication intervention at REA.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • The person selected for this position will be responsible for the following duties;
  • Implement awareness campaigns geared towards promotion of rural electrification,
  • Foster community relations through the provision of appropriate information, mobilize and sensitize them on procedures of getting electricity, productive use of energy including issues of health and safety.
  • Ensuring all responses on community schemes are correctly done and the files kept up-to-date.
  • Plan and implement media and publicity program.
  • Handle media inquiries and media monitoring on all media outlets

Minimum Qualifications
Education:
Candidate must possess a minimum of a good Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or Public Relations,
OR
A good Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Arts or Linguistics and a post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication, Public Relations or Journalism from a reputable Institution.

Key Competencies:
  • Persuasive written and verbal communication
  • Good media relations and events management Skills
  • Excellent command of English language. Knowledge of other languages spoken in Uganda will be an added advantage.
  • Self motivated, creative, team player with a passion for excellence and quality and demonstration of analytic thinking.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of the industry
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision outside normal working hours so as to meet deadlines.
Minimum experience :
Not less than 5 years experience in a communication and public relations function acquired from a reputable organization

How to Apply
Interested Candidates should send their applications and all academic papers to the address above not later than Monday, 5th September 2011









Field Environmental Coordinator Job at Rift Valley Railways

Job Title: Field Environmental Coordinator(2)

Reports to General Manager-Safety Health Risk

Purpose
To provide environmental management support and advisory services across RVR Operations and Rail Infrastructure Rehabilitation Activities.
To ensure the RVR operations and Rail Infrastructure Rehabilitation Activities comply with relevant environmental legislation, standards and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Facilitation and execution of risk identification and evaluation in order to limit negative environmental impacts
  • Interpretation of statutory requirements and development of relevant operational procedures to ensure compliance to legislation
  • Training of employees in environmental management to ensure effective environmental understanding and control of negative activities.
  • Investigation and root cause analysis of all environmental incidents and implementation of preservative measures to ensure alignment with company procedures.
  • Facilitate, coordinate and/or conduct periodic environmental monitoring of identified environmental aspects.
Knowledge/Education
  • Environmental Management/ Science Degree or Equivalent Tertiary qualification.
  • Ms Office(Advanced)
  • Knowledge of Environmental and waste management policies and concepts
  • Knowledge of environmental Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Environmental management processes and applicable legislation
  • Knowledge of environmental Impact assessment processes
  • Knowledge of environmental management plans
Ability and Skills
  • Meeting and facilitating skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Innovative thinking and ability to solve problems.
  • Confidence and ability to work with interested and affected parties
  • Good communication Skills
  • Presentation of Information
  • Multi -tasking capability
  • Ability to work with n supervision
Experience
2-5 Environmental Management experience
Exposure to multi-national, ethnic and cultural environments

How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application, cv,cover letter and relevant copies of certificates to the address below not later than Thursday, 15 September 2011

The Human Resources Manager
Rift Valley Railways(U) Ltd
Plot No. 53, Nasser road/ Station Road
P.O.Box 7891 Kampala, Uganda











Project Officer Job in Uganda at British Council

Job Title:Project Officer

Purpose of the Job
To plan, promote, manage, deliver and evaluate events and project outputs, working with partners and stake holders to meet the Councils strategic objectives

Planning and delivery of project outputs as per contract with partners.
Deliver high quality project activity and events, working with partners and stake holders in order to meet global, regional and country plans and, manage, plan and co-ordinate events.

Partnerships
Deliver projects and paid services in accordance to business need, ensuring compliance with all client and corporate standards.

Essential skill, knowledge and qualifications
  • A degree in a related discipline
  • Previous experience with delivering donor funded projects
  • Experience in project and contract Management; developing and managing strategic relationships with principal clients, partners and stake holders.
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience of Financial Planning and Management and Risk Management.
  • Demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills.

Behaviors
Creating shared Purpose, Being Accountable, Making it Happen, and shaping the future.

How to apply
The full role profile, an application form and a definition guide can be found at http://www.britishcouncil.org/africa-vacancies.htm. Completed application forms should be submitted to via email to info@britishcouncil.or.ug with subject :Application for the job of :Project Officer" by 04:00 PM on Monday 19th September 2011. Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.












Program Accountant Job in Uganda at ACDI/VOCA

Job Title:Program Accountant

Main purpose of the Job
The main purpose of the job is to maintain, and update proper books of accounts in a computerized accounting system in use. S/he must ensure effective filling of accounting documents to facilitate easy access and retrieval. The Accountant shall assist ACDI/VOCA accomplish its objective by conducting him/herself with integrity and for advising on the necessary systems to safeguard the assets and financial operations of the program

Key Responsibilities
  • Reporting
  • Budgeting and budgetary control
  • Payments & expenditure control
  • Petty cash management
  • Compliance to taxes
  • Payroll responsibility
  • Book Keeping
  • Keeping custody of program assets & other documents
  • Bank accounts maintenance
  • Communications
  • Proper filling system

Qualifications
This job is based in Soroti based but may require travel to the field sites. The individual should have a higher Diploma or a University Degree in Accounting, Commerce or Financial Management. Part or full qualification with a professional accounting body such as CIMA, ACCA, and CPA is a definite advantage.

Experience
At least and a minimum of three years experience in a similar position with a reorganized NGO or International Organization (Private or Public). Experience with USAID donor funded project would be an added advantage.

Skills
  • This is a key position in the organization that requires intellect, team spirit, self-drive, integrity and honesty. Among others, the individual should have the following skills;
  • Proven leadership, managerial and organizational skills.
  • Be computer literate and proficient in the use of MS office with hands on experience in an accounting package such as pastel and QuickBooks.
  • Knowledge of income tax act and NSSF statutes.
  • Be Knowledgeable in OMB A-122(cost principles for not for profit organization)
  • Creativity and Initiative
  • Ability to supervise and manage finance functions
  • Possess good analytical skills, be flexible, honest and innovative
  • Good command of English language, strong report writing and analytical skills

How to Apply
To apply please send your cv and cover letter with 3work related referees to the Address or email below. All applications shall be marked: "ACDIVOCA-program Accountant" where you replace position name with the job you are applying for. Emails must not exceed 2MB.

Closing Date is 5pm on the 7th September 2011

People Performance Group
plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405,Kampala
Uganda

Email: application@ppg.co.ug














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