Project Coordinator:

Job Title: Project Coordinator:
The Project
The project - Disaster Risk and Reduction (DRR) will run for one year from January, 2011 to December, 2011 with possibility of extension. The aim of the project is to build
community resilience to cope with and recover from disasters for sustainable development by strengthening local government plus communities to effectively manage and respond to disasters at all levels of society.

The position is both technical and managerial and reports to the Programme Support Manager with responsibility of overall leadership of the project. He/She will ensure that the project objectives are realized to the satisfaction of the project stakeholders.

Main responsibilities

1. Develops timely and quality quarterly project work plans
2. Ensures that stakeholders are regularly updated about the project’s progress
3. Initiates and supports all stakeholder participation and consultation throughout the project cycle
4. Ensures timely and quality reporting to all stakeholders
5. Regularly monitor the performance of Project Facilitators
6. Manage project resources efficiently and effectively in accordance with Plan Uganda policies and guidelines; and in compliance with grant conditions
7. Be part of the participatory monitoring team
8. Ensure that the project documents are well maintained
9. Participate in operational research related to the project
10. Participate in supervising the work of partner organizations

Qualifications /Experience and Competencies
5 years experience three of which must be in implementing of disaster risk reduction and/or disaster preparedness interventions at local or national level,preferably with an International Non-Governmental Organization.

A Degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Business administration, development studies,.

Knowledgeable in disaster management and risk reduction approaches and its application in development projects/programme

Strong team management skills and experience

Proven computer skills and web based research skills

Ability to build effective teams, promote coordination and collaboration

Ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatiely with local partners

Proven skills & experience in budget management and timely and quality reporting

Valid driving permit with clean driving record will be an added advantage.
Suitably qualified candidates should submit a handwritten letter of application together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three references, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later
than 10th January, 2011.
People & Culture Manager, Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075, Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not
hear from us by 15th February, 2011. As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

Policy Advisor Job Vacancy at Community Health Alliance Uganda

Job title: Policy Advisor, Community Health Alliance, Uganda

Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU), formerly The International HIV&AIDS Alliance in Uganda is looking to fill the key position of policy advisor.

The International HIV&AIDS Alliance in Uganda is currently undergoing an exciting transition to become Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU) and is looking to fill the key position of policy advisor. The organisation is scaling up its policy work to meet the new challenges of the Uganda context.

Working nationally through coalitions with other civil society organizations and internationally with other Alliance members. CHAU will soon be launching an HIV Prevention campaign dubbed “What is Preventing Prevention in Uganda?” CHAU is also collaborating in the implementation of a multi-country advocacy programme to address maternal, newborn and child health issues for people affected by HIV and AIDS.

CHAU also hosts a multi-stakeholder web-based advocacy platform (Partners Uganda) for citizen journalists who regularly generate grass root advocacy news for the attention of policy makers. To effectively develop this growing policy agenda, CHAU is looking for an innovative, flexible, dynamic, passionate, self driven person to fill the position of Policy Advisor to manage the operations of the policy advocacy unit.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have postgraduate training in public health and or social sciences, human rights and laws, development studies. Extensive experience in HIV& AIDS related Policy work with demonstrated success at managing advocacy programmes/ initiatives. Demonstrated experience in developing innovative policy advocacy and campaign work and will be an added advantage. An insight into the workings of government policy framework and processes will be an added advantage.

CHAU is also looking for a dynamic and flexible Driver/Office Assistant to support the Policy Unit and Directors office.

The driver must have at least S6 (A-level) certificate of education. Computer skills, a good command of Business English and general knowledge of development issues in Uganda will be an added advantage.

Applications for both positions should be submitted by email only to allianceug@allianceuganda.org not later than 7th January 2011


COMMUNITY HEALTH ALLIANCE UGANDA

Uganda Coffee Development Authority Careers Job Vacancies

Job Title:  Quality and Regulation Manager.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To supervise activities of the department to ensure that they are in line with the coffee industry objectives.
-         To implement quality policies and standards in accordance with the Coffee Regulations and International Conventions.
-         To maintain a database on export sales, export loadings and a register of industry players.
-         To produce all industry reports for e.g. daily analysis reports, monthly coffee reports, statutory etc.

Basic function:
To head the Quality and Regulatory Services function.

Qualifications:
-         A Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science & R=Technology.
-         A Master’s Degree as an added advantage.
-         At least 6 years related work experience.
-         Must show a clear understanding in Quality Assurance, Regulatory and enforcement aspects.





Job Title:  Strategy and Business Development Manager.

Basic function:
To head the Strategic and Business Development Unit.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To enforce the implementation of the strategic objectives or goals of UCDA.
-         To coordinate research and avail information to the different stakeholders concerning all the UCDA activities.
-         To link UCDA with Uganda Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, MAAIF and World Bank on coffee data.
-         To coordinate research on business development in terms of creating new market  opportunities, join ventures, projects etc.

Qualifications:
-         A master’s in Business Administration and or Masters in Economics/Statistics.
-         Qualification in an IT related discipline is an added advantage.
-         At least 5 years minimum work experience in a similar role.
-         Candidate must posses project Management and implementation skills, Monitoring & Evaluation skills, database management skills and IT skills.







Job Title:  Principal Human Resource Manager.

Basic function:
To head the Human Resource Function.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To coordinate the development of the human resource management policies, procedures and terms and conditions of service and also oversee their implementation.
-         To tender technical advice and support all staff through interpreting and ensuring adherence regulations.
-         Coordinate and manage the performance management systems of UCDA in terms of ensuring compliance with performance appraisals and guide career development of UCDA staff.

Qualifications:
-         Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Management with a Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.
-         At leats5 years work experience.
-         Candidates must show possession of people skills, leadership and strategic decision making, abilities in Counseling and arbitration and computer literate.








Job Title:  Senior Procurement Officer.

Basic function:
To head the Procurement Unit.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To manage all procurement and disposal activities.
-         To support the functioning of the contracts committee by liaising with the Secretary of the contracts committee.
-         Plan and coordinate the procurement and disposal activities of UCDA in liaison with the User Department.
-         Manage bid proposals and pre-qualification submissions and make recommendations on them to the contracts committee.

Qualifications:
-         A Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
-         Membership of CIPS is an added advantage.
-         At least 3 years work experience in a similar role.
-         Applicants must have effective IT and analytical skills and possession of good interpersonal relations.







Job Title:  Administrative Officer

Basic function:
To offer Administrative Services.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To ensure the effective provision of facilities and logistical support to all the departments.
-         To ensure effective usage and maintenance of the Organisation ‘s assets.
-         To implement and monitor all UCDA’s suppliers, vendors and service providers’ contract agreements related to all administration function.
-         To manage the Stores function.

Qualifications:
-         A Bachelor’s of Business Administration or related discipline.
-         At least 3 years work experience in a similar role.
-         Applicants must be computer literate, possess contracting negotiating, effective communication, Problem solving and Assets Management skills.

Application procedure:
Contact;
The Board Secretary/Head of Finance & Administration,
Uganda Coffee Development Authority,
Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road
P.O Box 7267, Kampala

Deadline:  25 January, 2011

Administrative Officer

Job Title:  Administrative Officer

Basic function:
To offer Administrative Services.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To ensure the effective provision of facilities and logistical support to all the departments.
-         To ensure effective usage and maintenance of the Organisation ‘s assets.
-         To implement and monitor all UCDA’s suppliers, vendors and service providers’ contract agreements related to all administration function.
-         To manage the Stores function.

Qualifications:
-         A Bachelor’s of Business Administration or related discipline.
-         At least 3 years work experience in a similar role.
-         Applicants must be computer literate, possess contracting negotiating, effective communication, Problem solving and Assets Management skills.

Application procedure:
Contact;
The Board Secretary/Head of Finance & Administration,
Uganda Coffee Development Authority,
Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road
P.O Box 7267, Kampala

Deadline:  25 January, 2011

Procurement Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:  Senior Procurement Officer.

Basic function:
To head the Procurement Unit.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To manage all procurement and disposal activities.
-         To support the functioning of the contracts committee by liaising with the Secretary of the contracts committee.
-         Plan and coordinate the procurement and disposal activities of UCDA in liaison with the User Department.
-         Manage bid proposals and pre-qualification submissions and make recommendations on them to the contracts committee.

Qualifications:
-         A Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
-         Membership of CIPS is an added advantage.
-         At least 3 years work experience in a similar role.
-         Applicants must have effective IT and analytical skills and possession of good interpersonal relations.

Application procedure:
Contact;
The Board Secretary/Head of Finance & Administration,
Uganda Coffee Development Authority,
Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road
P.O Box 7267, Kampala

Deadline:  25 January, 2011

Human Resource Manager

Job Title:  Principal Human Resource Manager.

Basic function:
To head the Human Resource Function.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To coordinate the development of the human resource management policies, procedures and terms and conditions of service and also oversee their implementation.
-         To tender technical advice and support all staff through interpreting and ensuring adherence regulations.
-         Coordinate and manage the performance management systems of UCDA in terms of ensuring compliance with performance appraisals and guide career development of UCDA staff.

Qualifications:
-         Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Management with a Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.
-         At leats5 years work experience.
-         Candidates must show possession of people skills, leadership and strategic decision making, abilities in Counseling and arbitration and computer literate.

Application procedure:
Contact;
The Board Secretary/Head of Finance & Administration,
Uganda Coffee Development Authority,
Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road
P.O Box 7267, Kampala

Deadline:  25 January, 2011


Strategy and Business Development Manager Job Vacancy

Job Title:  Strategy and Business Development Manager.

Basic function:
To head the Strategic and Business Development Unit.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To enforce the implementation of the strategic objectives or goals of UCDA.
-         To coordinate research and avail information to the different stakeholders concerning all the UCDA activities.
-         To link UCDA with Uganda Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, MAAIF and World Bank on coffee data.
-         To coordinate research on business development in terms of creating new market opportunities, join ventures, projects etc.

Qualifications:
-         A master’s in Business Administration and or Masters in Economics/Statistics.
-         Qualification in an IT related discipline is an added advantage.
-         At least 5 years minimum work experience in a similar role.
-         Candidate must posses project Management and implementation skills, Monitoring & Evaluation skills, database management skills and IT skills.

Application procedure:
Contact;
The Board Secretary/Head of Finance & Administration,
Uganda Coffee Development Authority,
Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road
P.O Box 7267, Kampala

Deadline:  25 January, 2011

Quality and Regulation Manager Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title:  Quality and Regulation Manager.

Duties and responsibilities:
-         To supervise activities of the department to ensure that they are in line with the coffee industry objectives.
-         To implement quality policies and standards in accordance with the Coffee Regulations and International Conventions.
-         To maintain a database on export sales, export loadings and a register of industry players.
-         To produce all industry reports for e.g. daily analysis reports, monthly coffee reports, statutory etc.

Basic function:
To head the Quality and Regulatory Services function. 

Qualifications:
-         A Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science & R=Technology.
-         A Master’s Degree as an added advantage.
-         At least 6 years related work experience.
-         Must show a clear understanding in Quality Assurance, Regulatory and enforcement aspects.

Application procedure:
Contact;
The Board Secretary/Head of Finance & Administration,
Uganda Coffee Development Authority,
Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road
P.O Box 7267, Kampala

Deadline:  25 January, 2011

Uganda Christian University- Application Procedure

How To Apply

To apply, submit to the office of the Deputy vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs an application form, a non refundable application fee, ordinary and Advanced level result slips and other pertinent information in support of your application.

Copies of the above materials are forwarded by the office of the Academic Registrar to the department of your choice. Each department gives appropriate weight the factors pertinent to its academic field. The admission committee grants or denies and forwards the decision to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs office.

Your file is reviewed for completeness, and a letter is sent to you indicating admission, pending fulfillment of the requirements.

Application for admission, supporting credentials, including result slips of academic work, and the nonrefundable application fee should be received atleast (4) weeks before registration for the opening semester begins.

All documents received by the University in connection with an application for admission become the property of Uganda Christian University. Admission places of students who are admitted and fail to report are filled. However material will only be held for a period of only one year if the student notifies the office of the Academic Registrar in writing of postponement of enrollment.

All correspondence pertaining to admission should be sent to:

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics,
Uganda Christian University,
P. O. BOX 4 Mukono, Uganda.
Email: registrar@ucu.ac.
The application can also be hand-delivered to the same office. This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it

Application Procedure

   1.

      Check website or newspaper for courses
   2.

      Do I qualify? If yes, Download application form, or collect from Registrar. If no, Email registrar for advice, or improve qualifications.
   3.

      Fill form and return to Registrar. You will pay Uganda sh50,000 for the application process. This can be paid when collecting or delivering the filled-in application form.
   4.

      Check website or Registrar’s office for notice of acceptance.
      Accepted: Collect admission letters, joining instructions.
      Not accepted: Try to improve your qualifications, email registrar to ask why.
      If you have been accepted, any proportion of your fees due can be collected at this point.
   5.





Admission requirements

There are three avenues of entry to the university's undergraduate programmes

    * The Direct Entry Scheme
    * The mature Age/Special Entry Scheme
    * The Diploma Holders Entry Scheme

The Direct Entry Scheme

A candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to a first-degree program of the university if the candidate has obtained

    * The Uganda certificate of education (‘O’ Level) or an equivalent qualifications
    * At least two advanced level passes in approved subjects at the same sitting of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examination (‘A’ Level or an equivalent qualification)

The Mature Age/Special Entry Scheme
Candidates of the mature Age/Special Entry Scheme must be at least 25years and have had formal education at least five years previous to the year of admission. Those who are successful, in both the written and the oral examination are then considered for admission.

The Diploma Holders Entry Scheme
Candidates must be holders of Diploma relevant to their field of study

Uganda Christian University (UCU)- Mukono

Uganda Christian University (UCU) has not always been where it is. Nor is it staying where it is today. Get the quick facts of how this growing University came to be where it is today.

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      1890     April: Bishop Alfred Tucker consecrated Bishop of East Africa.
      December: Bishop Tucker arrives in Uganda.
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      1893    Bishop Tucker ordains the first six deacons
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      1897    Bishop Tucker becomes the first bishop of Uganda Diocese
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      1911    Bishop Tucker retires
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      1912    Bishop Willis ordains priests at St. Phillips Cathedral (Mukono next to present day university)
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      1913    Theological college opens at Mukono
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      1913    Rev. Edward Danielle becomes first Warden.
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      1914    Death of Bishop Tucker. College named after him.
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      1915    Paulo Mukasa appointed first Ugandan staff.
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      1919    Foundation stone laid for Main Building (above0
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      1920    “Normal” College opens
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      1922    Official opening of the Main Building
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      1927    Rev. Edward Danielle retires.
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      1936    Message of Salvation first preached by Church and Nagenda
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      1937    Golden Jubilee (60 years) celebrations of Church Missionary Society (CMS) in Uganda
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      1941    Expulsion of 26 Balokole (Born Again) Students
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      1942    Spetume Florence Njangali, joins BTTC for a lay reader’s course. She is the only woman in a class of thirty
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      1945    J. V. Taylor becomes Warden
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      1947    Bishop Aberi Barya consecrated first Ugandan Bishop
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      1954    Dunstan Nsubuga becomes first Ugandan Warden
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      1957    First Ugandan woman theologian, Spetume Florence Njangali, joins the college
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      1960    Njangali graduates from BTTC. However, her home diocese did not ordain her as priest because she was a woman.  
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      1961    Church of Uganda Province inaugurated (included Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire – DRC Congo)
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      1963    Literature and Radio centre opened. First two diploma graduates
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      1964    Title of Warden changed to Principal
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      1967    Buwalasi seminary and BTTC Mukono merge
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      1973    Rapid Africanisation of staff
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      1977    Archbishop Janan Luwum martyred
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      1979    The Uganda Army takes over the college
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      1980    First 5 year development plan launched
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      1989    Platinum Jubilee (75 years) celebrated (since birth of college)
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      1997    Uganda Christian University inaugurated with Bishop Eriphaz Maari as first Vice Chancellor and His Grace Archbishop Livingstone Nkoyoyo as Chancellor
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      2000    First graduation ceremony with 324 students, 69 of them female.
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      2001    Laying of foundation stone for the multi-purpose lecture hall by the President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
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            2002    Third graduation ceremony
            Installation of Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Noll
            First University Council established
            Second University Council inaugurated
            Bishop Barham University College of UCU established
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      2004    (May) University receives the University Charter making it the first private university to receive it.
      New Chancellor, His Grace Archbishop Henry Luke Orombi installed
      Nkoyoyo Hall, in memory of the first Chancellor former Archbishop Nkoyoyo, inaugurated.
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      2006    Erica and Geraldine Sabiti hall opened as girls’ residence. Hall accommodates 400 students, and has lounge with over 30 Internet connected computers.
      Construction of male hall begins is phase one is completed in September
      August 29: 7th Graduation Ceremony. Over 1200 graduate with 50.8% women. This is a great development compared to the graduation class of 2000 when only 69 women (21.3%) graduated out of 324 students.

Undergraduate Degrees, Post Graduate Degrees and Certificate Programmes at UCU - MUKONO

Administration and Planning (ME)

Administrative and Secretarial Studies

Administrative Studies

Business Administration

Business Computing

Child Development and Children's Ministry

Community Leadership and Development

Computer Studies (certificate)

Counselling Psychology (MA)

Course Descriptions

Course Structure and Requirements

Development Studies Program

Divinity (Diploma)

Divinity (Master of)

Economics and Management

Education

Education (Arts)

Education (PGD)

Education (Science)

Education Management (MA)

Education Psychology (MA)

Educational Foundations (ME)

Entrepreneurship & Information Technology (Diploma)

Environment and Disaster Management

Environment and Disaster Management (Diploma)

Gender and Development Studies (Diploma)

Geography (MA)

Guidance and Counselling Psychology (PGD)

Health and Wholeness Course

History (MA)

Human Resource Management (PGD)

Industrial Fine Art & Design

Information Technology (Masters)

Laws

Library & Information Science (BSc)

Literature (MA)

Major courses

Mass Communication

Master of Counselling Psychology

Nursing

Organisation Leadership and Management (MA)

Procurement and Logistics Management

Project Management and Development (PGD)

Public Administration and Management

Religious Studies (MA)

Save the Mothers Program

Science and Information Technology

Service Courses

Social Work and Social Administration

Social Work and Social Administration (Diploma)

Theology

Theology (MA)

Bugema University Admissions

In order to be admitted to study at Bugema University, a student needs to present to the Registrar"s office

   1. O-level certificate with five (5) credit passes in approved subjects, including a pass in English Language, or its equivalent.
   2. A-level certificate with two (2) principal passes or its equivalent. The School/Department in which the applicant wishes to register prescribes certified additional course requirements.

You have to fill Fill in the application forms obtainable from the University branches and offices
1. Postgraduate forms    
2. Undergraduate forms    

Registration Procedure

2. Fill the form correctly and attach copies of all your education certificates and documents along with the application fee as stipulated in the application form.

3. Return these documents promptly to the Registrars office at least 3 weeks before the beginning of the new academic year.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a notification-of-acceptance letter from the Registrar. You may come to the University

Diploma and Certificate Programs at Bugema University


Diploma in Accounting

Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma in Development

Diploma in Counseling

Diploma in Secondary Education

Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration

Diploma in Science Education

Diploma in Automotive Engineering

Diploma in Building Engineering

Diploma in Education - Primary

Certificate in Early Childhood Education


Vocational Centre


Examined by Uganda National Examination Board. (UNEB) and Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT)

Ordinary Diploma in Civil Engneering.

Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical and Productions Engneering

Diploma in Electrical instalation.

Certificate in Auto-mechanic and welding - part I and part II

Certificate in Bricklaying and Concrete Practice - part I and part II.

Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery - part I and part II.

 Diploma in Electrical Installation part B & part C.

Certificate in Catering. Certificate in Plumbing. Certificate of Tailoring - part I & part II.

Certificate in Office Administration and Technology.

Post-Graduate degree Programs at Bugema University



Master of Business Administration (with options)

      Accounting

      Finance

      Management

      Banking Finance

      International Business

      Investment Management

      Project Management

      Human Resource Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Master of Arts in Educational Management
                              
Master of Arts in Development Studies

Master of Science in Counseling

Master in Agri-Business Management

Master of Arts in English Literature

Undergraduate degree Programs at Bugema University


  BBA Accounting
 BBA Finance
 BBA Business Information Systems
 BSC Software Engneering and Application Development.
 BSC Computer Networks and System Administration
 BBA Management
 BBA Marketing
 BBA Economics
 BBA Enterpreneurship.
 BBA Secretarial Studies and Office Administration
 BBA Human Resource Management
 BBA Management with emphasis in project planing and grant management.
 BBA Management with emphasis in Transport, procurement and logistics.
 BBA Management with emphasis in Production and Operations Management.
 BBA Enterprenuership
  Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies
   Bachelor of Arts with Education
   Bachelor of Science in Counseling
 Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration
 Bachelor of Theology
 Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

Credit Supervisor

Job Title: Credit Supervisor
Salary: 1.5 to 1.8 Gross - Microfinance

Major Responsibilities

1. Strategic Partnership:

• Contributes to the Business Planning process with particular focus on Credit Operations.
• Participates in the budgeting process.
• Be well versed with the MIS models used in the strategic planning process.
• Supports in guiding on how set operational targets that can be achieved.

2. Performance Analysis:

• Preparation of Monthly Statistical Analysis
• Preparation of monthly reports i.e. Narrative and Statistical reports - Institution reports.
• Shares with the Staff implications of the analysis and derive a plan of action for improvement.
• Analyzes the Operational Audit Reports and ensures that recommendations are being implemented in the Branches.

3. Monitoring and Supervision:

• Supervises Credit Staff.
• Ensure timely and accurate reporting of credit operation activities.
• Ensuring adequate training and constant appraisal of Individual Client performance.

• Participates were possible in the Credit Committee with the aim of providing guidance during the loan recommendation process.
• Supports in providing Customer Care Services to - our Micro finance clients.
• Carries out a periodic client field visit with the aim of ensuring that Individual Credit Officers are engaged in business as expected by the organization.
• Participates in the loan approval process by approving loans that are within the stated limits as per organization policy.
• Participates as facilitator in client training workshops.
• Ensure that our policies and procedures are adhered to at all levels of credit operations.
• Support in Clients Assessment & verification during the loan application process.

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