Operations Support ManageJob Vacancy at War Child Holland in Uganda

Job Title: Operations Support Manager (OSM)
Company Name :     War Child Holland


Company Profile :    
War Child Holland is an international NGO investing in the peaceful future of children and young people affected by armed conflict. WCH’s goal is the empowerment of children and young people in war-affected area by means of creative activities (music, drama, art and sports), strengthen psychosocial development, building community awareness, education and child protection programs. WCH has worked in Northern Uganda since 2004 and currently works in Acholi, Lango and Karamoja (Abim) with a country office in Kampala. War Child Holland has a strong commitment to the protection and safety of children. War Child Holland does not tolerate or accept any form of child abuse WCH is seeking qualified candidate to fill the position described below:

Job Description :    
General The Operations Support Manage is responsible for the management of the support functions of the Country Programme as a delegated task by the Country Director. Supporting processes include office management, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), financial, logistic and general administration. The Operations Support Manager is a member of the Uganda Management Team. The OSM translates War Child vision and policy into policies for the supporting functions and processes. The Operations Support Manager follows guidelines, manuals and instructions of departments at Head Quarters (HQ) on Finance, Logistics, ICT and Admin. The Operations Support Manager is located at the country office with regular travel to the different field locations. Objective of the job Ensures that supporting processes are running effectively and efficiently to enable project staff and other stakeholders to carry out the War Child Programme. The Operations Support Manager (OSM) sees to transparent and reliable processes and generates management information for the stakeholders. Position in the organisation The Operations Support Manager reports to the Country Director. The OSM manages finance, logistics (including ICT) and administration staff at the country office and provides technical/functional supervision to support staff in the different field locations. Essential functional relations: Country Director, Deputy Country Director and Field Location Managers, sub-ordinate managers (PC’s and PA’s), the HR coordinator and with support department at Head Quarters e.g. Finance, Logistics, HR, ICT. Result areas 1. Financial Management & Administration • Supports the CD in maintaining efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payment, etc), accountability standards, procedures and records; • Preparation of budgets, financial management and generating of financial management information for stakeholders (CD, Dep CD & FLM’s and HQ); • Ensures financial management policy and guidelines are followed in all locations; • Ensures accurate, timely and correct bookkeeping and other financial records and it compilation into monthly financial report for HQ; • Is involved in proposal development for donors to ensure proper reporting; • Manages money transfers and bank relations; • Advises the CD, dep. CD and FLM’s on finance management; • Uses the software and formats as determined by HQ and help HQ and other WPA’s to develop these formats; Reports the relevant developments on finance administration in the field to the support department at HQ. 2. Logistics (delegating some tasks to the logistics officers) • Enhances systems and guidelines for the logistics department of the mission on: procurement procedures, stock control, office equipment, communication equipment & vehicle use and maintenance, fuel tracking, etc; • Reviews logistics manual and ensures logistics policy and guidelines are followed in all locations (under responsibility of the CD); • Responsible for procurement and management of supplies, vehicles, assets, stock, ICT equipment (as a delegated task of the CD); • Ensure logistical aspects of security management (related to communication systems, vehicles, etc), together with the field based PA’s; • Manages NGO registration, tax issues and insurance issues; • Advises the CD, dep. CD and FLM’s on logistic management; • The OSM reports relevant developments on logistics in the field to the support department at HQ; 3. Information & Communication Technology • Responsible for management and maintenance of IT and communications (laptops, printers, telephone and other means related to Information and Communication Technology); • Responsible for up-to-date software to enable functioning of ICT-equipment; • Advises the MT on ICT; • Reports relevant developments on ICT in the field to the support department at HQ. 4.Human Resource Administration (in close collaboration with the HRCo) • Advises the CD and HRCo on HR (financial) administration and (financial) policies; • Reports relevant developments on HR administration and policies in the field to the support department at HQ. • Manages the payroll (delegated task to the Accountant. 5. Capacity building staff & local partners • Build capacity of the support staff in all the office through on-the-job training as well as trainings and workshops. This might from time to time also be in other WPA’s; • Indicates training needs and advices FLM’s on possible trainings in the field of Finance and Administration for the support staff at the field locations. • Build capacity of local partners in finance/logistics/HR/admin processes; 6. Management of staff • Manages the finance, logistics (including ICT) and support staff at the country office and provides technical supervision to support staff in the different field locations. • Manages his/her staff by guiding, coaching, instructing and motivating; • Makes sure that support staff is being trained; • Conducts appraisals, team development and discusses career perspectives with his/ her staff and provides input for appraisals of the support staff of the field locations; • Prepares terms of references for staff in his/her departments; • Reports to the CD on HR issues within his/her departments.

Experience :     5 (Years)
Job Type :     Full Time
Industry Type :     NGOs
Functional Area :     NGOs
Location :     Kampala Uganda

Skill Set :    

Profile Knowledge • Bachelors in Business Administration or MBA, or similar relevant, education. • Knowledge of financial administration, office management and (HR) administration; Thorough knowledge of logistic management and procedures (including maintenance), ICT (computer, network, communication means) (not necessarily knowledge of all technical skills) Experience • Proven experience in a similar position especially managing logistics and financial administration A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a management position within an international environment, preferably within a NGO; Skills • Strong social and communicative skills for coaching and leadership; • Written and verbal expressions skill for writing manuals etc and reporting; • Highly knowledgeable of- and interested in computer & ICT • Fluent in English; • Capability to plan and organize in order to make and execute a (tactical) policy plan in a structured manner; • Proactive searching for signals and indicators of actual and expected (market); • Capability to decide in tactical and operational issues; • Able to organize means and staff to reach goals (hands-on mentality); Attitude • Result focused and persistent to reach goals; • Team player to be able to lead and to be a member of a team; • Cost-conscious to reach financial targets and guard budgets (but not “penny wise, pound foolish”). • Accurate, consistent and transparent • A keen interest in developing the support functions of an organisation in a systematic way including modern ICT/IT means. Remuneration: Attractive national package based on qualifications and experience.


How to Apply:    
Closing Date for Applications: 14th February, 2011. Full Job Description is available from WarChild Holland. Candidates who meet the minimum requirements can send their queries and applications by sending a motivation letter and current CV by email to kampala.office@warchild.nl. Please do not include certificates. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. People with a physical disability who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply. “Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse”

Farm Manager Job Opportunity In Uganda

Company:     Kýklou International
Job Title:     Farm Manager
Job Reference Number:     MF1
Employment Category:    

    * Management/Manager
    * Agriculture

Location:     Kampala - Uganda
County or nearby cities:     Kajjansi
Employment Type:     Full Time
Posting Date:     2011-01-30

Job Description
General description
The st. Mary kevin farm manager will oversee the development and direction of the st. Mary kevin orphanage farm. By creating a viable revenue for the orphanage, the manager will empower smk to thrive sustainably. The st. Mary kevin farm manager will facilitate hired and student workers in production, execute and cultivate marketing plan, and implement development strategy. He/she will initially oversee the production of pork and/or any other products determined by directors, and will supervise the building of farming structures.

Requirements
• committed to cause
• trustworthy, teachable, extremely hard-working, efficient, personable disposition
• entrepreneurial and business-minded spirit
• leadership abilities
• capacity for basic financial management
• experience with agriculture, meat production, and construction is preferable but not required
Position Requirements
Minimum Education Level required:     High School


Contact Information
Contact Name:     Kýklou International
Contact Phone:     2016558871

Deadline: 1st/2/2011

Telecom Support Engineer Job Vacancy in Uganda

Company:     Tecnotree
Job Title:     Telecom Support Engineer
Job Reference Number:     Telecom Support Engineer
Employment Category:    

    * Software Development
    * Information Technology

Location:     Uganda
Employment Type:     Full Time
Posting Date:     2011-01-25
Job Description
Telecom Support Engineer.

Basic Knowledge on
Oracle
PL / SQL programming
Unix
Java programming

Position Requirements
Minimum Education Level required:     Tech School
Minimum Years of Experience required:     3 to 5 Years


Apply to
HRM
Technotree

World Vision Jobs Vacancies in Uganda (New)

Position Title:    Finance Manager - SCORE (OVC)  
Application Deadline Date:    28 Feb 2011
Position Location:    Kampala  
Position Start Date:    01 Apr 2011
Region:    Africa\East Africa  
Position End Date:    31 Mar 2016
Country Name:    Uganda
Recruitment Priority:    Need Within 2 Months
City/Province:    Kampala 
Program/Office Name:    Uganda
        Employee Type:    Contract
        Recruitment Status:    Actively Recruiting


JOB GRADE LEVEL: 160

POSITION SUMMARY:
To provide leadership and management of the Grants finance unit by planning, directing and controlling the Grant resources in line with World Vision policies/procedures, International Accounting Standards and ensuring compliance with the USAID regulations

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Budgeting/Management/Commitments/Reporting:
                + Lead the development of the annual program team operating budget and monitor actual performance developing project projections
                + Review and/or generate financial reports for compliance with grant and donor requirements analyze spending trends and provide feedback and analysis to team leaders and field colleagues on areas with significant over- or under spending
                + Prepare close-out documentation at end of funding cycles in compliance with government regulations
                + Prepare financial plans, proposal budgets, amendments, and extensions for the life of an award up to and including close-out
      Audit/Compliance/Capacity Building:
                + Address government and World Vision International audits in partnership with national/program offices, providing required information to auditors and participating in the defense of disallowed costs
                + Facilitate training sessions on topics such as grants management, general accounting, internal controls and administrative systems, as well as sectoral specific topics to field staff as needed and assisting field offices in interpreting regulations to ensure compliance
      Policy/Procedure Development:
                + Assist in the development of financial policies and procedures to ensure compliance to generally accepted Accounting Principles, WVI finance policies, and government and other donor regulations.
                + Provide expert consultation regarding the implementation of NICRA and CAM at a project/grant level


NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

      REQUIRED:
                + A University education with a major in Accounting and a full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or its equivalent
                + Knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self- education, and prior experience or on the job training
                + Minimum of three years grants management experience (at management level)
                + Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures
                + Significant experience in handling USAID Government funded projects
                + Written and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment. A high level of integrity is required

      PREFERRED:
                + Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.

To Apply
https://jobs.wvi.org/WebJobs.nsf/WebPublished/8A935C0AEA7C9DDB8825782100527610?OpenDocument
Application Deadline Date:    28 Feb 2011

New Jobs in World Vision Uganda- Career Employment

Position Title:    Chief of Party - SCORE (OVC)  
Application Deadline Date:    04 Feb 2011
Position Location:    Kampala  
Position Start Date:    01 Apr 2011
Region:    Africa\East Africa  
Position End Date:    31 Mar 2016
Country Name:    Uganda  
Recruitment Priority:    Need Within 2 Months
City/Province:    Kampala   
Program/Office Name:    Uganda
        Employee Type:    Contract
        Recruitment Status:    Actively Recruiting


JOB GRADE LEVEL: 168

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Chief of Party (COP) will have overall responsibility for the management of all project activities and staff. S/he will have principal responsibility for representation for the projects to USAID. The COP will serve as representative of the project and will be responsible for the activities and all long-term and short-term personnel under this grant.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

                + To provide overall vision and leadership for the World Vision led consortium Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) programme, ensuring that all project objectives/targets are timely met and contributing towards expected outcomes
                + Develop and maintain communication and coordination with World Vision, USAID, to ensure policy direction, collaboration, support and proactive feedback
                + Develop and nurture relationships including local, national and international NGOs, as well as other government agencies
                + Lead and support the project team and partners to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate project implementation plans and activities
                + Lead the project teams and partners to develop periodic budgets that are aligned with work plans and performance targets, ensure adequate financial controls and monitor budget performance to facilitate effective project implementation and financial discipline and accountability
                + Coordinate with the World Vision Uganda Human Resources Division to manage project-specific human resource processes to assure adequate staffing, competencies, staff motivation, and performance appraisal
                + Develop and timely required periodic project progress and financial reports to USAID, WV and other stakeholders as specified in the cooperative agreement


NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

      REQUIRED:
                + The COP should embrace the shared USAID vision for the project and effectively manage available financial and human resources to make that vision a reality. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in development and/or community-based programming from working with national level ministries and other stakeholders to capacity building and working with local government entities.
                + Senior manager level with a master's degree or higher with a strong background in management and any combination of the following technical areas:
                        - OVC, agriculture and food security, public health, HIV/AIDS, child protection, livelihoods, and education
                + A minimum of five years experience in the specified technical sector to include assessment, evaluation, and design of project
                + Experience as a COP or senior expert advisor required
                + Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams.
                + Knowledge of and familiarity with U.S. Government international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID and/or other bilateral funding agencies
                + Experience managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects. Experience with PEPFAR/Global Health Initiative programming highly preferred
      PREFERRED:
                + Proven ability in the management of large integrated programs in developing countries





Application Deadline Date:    04 Feb 2011

Jobs in Plan International Kenya

 Job Title: Head of Regional Strategy (RESA)
About the Role

To partner with Country Directors in ensuring that Country Strategic plans are completed, reviewed and systematically implemented so as to ensure maximum impact to children across RESA.
Key responsibilities of the Post



    * Communication and contextualization of global strategic priorities to RESA
    * Development of Regional Strategic priorities
    * Facilitation of the development and implementation of country strategic plans
    * Development of key performance indicators for each strategy in line with Plan global intentions
    * Regular contact with COs and analysis of key strategic issues facing Plans work (trends of Ops and Threats using PESTE) by screening of the external environment to detect and interpret policy changes and development trends for child rights in the region.
    * Establishment of regional standards for the development and review of strategic plans, business plans and actual work done
    * Contribute to Global Strategy development engaging and collaborating with IH, other Regional Offices, and the National Organisations
    * Being the regional point of contact for the region’s engagement in global summits/conferences, etc. from a strategic perspective


 About You



    * University degree in a relevant discipline would be advantageous.  Further qualifications a plus.
    * Extensive experience in strategy development and strategic planning within the non-profit/development.
    * International development sector knowledge and hands-on experience is required.




Location and Travel



RESA Regional office Nairobi, Kenya with an expectation of 40% travel in and outside the region.





Please forward all applications to recadmin@plan-international.org



Your application should include:-



A covering letter

A comprehensive CV


The closing date for applications is Friday 11th February 2011

Regional Monitoring and Evalutaion Job Vacancy in (RESA) in Kenya

 Job Title: Regional Head of Monitoring and Evalutaion (RESA)
Purpose

We are seeking a Programme Specialist with good field experience and connections in the sector to contribute to quality programming in the region by promoting best practice in the implementation of Plan’s Programme management frameworks through development and support, for monitoring and evaluation innovations and through building capacity on monitoring and evaluation in the country offices.  They will also be responsible for monitoring the implementation of the country programme management processes as outlined and leading regional research initiatives.

About the Role

    *
      Support to Country Offices and capacity development in program and project planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
    *
      Support the strengthening of the understanding and application of Child Centered Community Development, a rights-based approach for Plan.
    *
      Monitor the implementation of the Country Strategic Plans, focusing on outcomes and impact and Child Centered Community Development approach.
    *
      Responsible for promoting institutional learning within the Regional Office, Country Office on Monitoring and Evaluation practices.
    *
      Responsible for localization of  guidelines for the application of the Plan’s effectiveness process and Process Accountability and Learning System in the countries and supporting in the further roll-out of this system
    *
      Monitor the quality of the information entered in the Programme and Project Management system and its effective application by the field teams
    *
      Review Terms of Reference for country level evaluations.
    *
      Review key learning from Annual Participatory Programme Review and provide follow-up
    *
      Support Countries on their Country Strategy Evaluation, which is undertaken in the final year of the programme cycle
    *
      Represent the regional office at international and regional forums related to Research, and Monitoring and Evaluation
    *
      Manages relationships with regional and international research institutes and Universities and support the development of papers and submissions of Plan East and Southern Africa  Region to relevant conferences and regional publications.




About You

    *
      Preferably a Master’s degree with a background in development and Management or equivalent.
    *
      Progressive experience in planning, research, monitoring and evaluation of social development programs and emergency response programs and projects.
    *
      Demonstrated relevant experience in statistical analysis, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
    *
      Experience with software applications (Office, Access, Project, EPI-INFO, SPSS or similar).
    *
      Conceptual and strategic thinking.
    *
      Working in multi-cultural setting.
    *
      Experience in working with child-focused development organization will be an advantage.

 
Languages

Fluency in English.

French and or Portuguese would be a bonus.


Details
Location: Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya.  Considerable international travel is required (around 50%).

Reports to: Deputy Regional Director for Programs

Position Type: 5 year contract

Full relocation package available


Closing Date: 27th February 2011



To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter, detailing remuneration and where you have seen the role advertised, to recadmin@plan-international.org


References and background checks will be carried out in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy.

Plan operates an equal opportunity policy which recognises the value of a diverse workforce.

Jobs Vacancies in VSO JITOLEE

VSO JITOLEE

Fundraising (FUND-01-UG): Fundraisers, Specialists in Grant Management and Partnership Development.

Special Needs: (SN-02-UG): Special Education Professionals, Speech and Language Therapists, Audiologists, Occupational Therapists.

HIV/AIDS (HIV-03-UG): HIV/AIDS Programming, Policy Formulation and Advocacy, Gender and HIV/AIDS, Treatment and Care, HIV/AIDS Project Management.

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists (M&E-040UG): Specialists in designing and implementing M&E plans, Resource Mobilization, Experts in performance and M&E results based management.

Natural Resource Management (NRM-05-UG): Agribusiness; Agriculture Economics and Horticultural specialists.

Advocacy (ADV-06-UG): Policy Analysts: Advocacy Specialists and Communication Specialists.

You will need:
•    A relevant university degree and more than 3 years work experience in the skill areas listed above.
•    Be willing to work over seas for 1 to 2 years and be ready to depart with in the next 3-4 months
•    Be serious about using your skills to make a positive and lasting impact towards the development of some of the most disadvantaged communities in the world.
•    Knowledge with vulnerable groups will be an added advantage.

We will support a modest lifestyle, cover your travel expenses as well as provide medical and insurance cover. In addition you can count on your support in preparing you for the personal and professional challenges that lie ahead. Volunteering with VSO is a life changing experience for individuals to make a difference by sharing their skills and an opportunity for learning towards their professional and personal growth.

Log on to: www.vsojtlee.org and apply online or submit your CV via email to vsojitolee@vsoint.org

Kindly ensure hat you include the sill reference number e.g. NRM -05-UG for the skill area you are apply.

We may be able to respond to short listed candidates. Apply before 31st January 2011.

Jobs Vacancies Career Opportunities in Crane Bank Limited- Uganda

Jobs Title: Corporate Sales and Relationship Executive
Location: Kampala, Jinja, Iganga, Mbale, Lira, Gulu, Kabale, Arua, Mbarara.

Main role: Acquisition of Corporate Clients

Key Result Areas:
•    Managing the corporate customers of the bank.
•    Achieving the business target and assigned in terms of cross selling, enhancing and upgrading the corporate relationships.
•    Profiling customers and provide financial products to meet customers’ needs.
•    Ensure the highest levels of services of the corporate customers.
•    Providing financial planning and investment advise.
•    Sales targets spread across selling of different kind of Accounts, Business Banking, Forex, Credit Cards, etc.
•    One point contact for all requirements of corporate customers in the branch.

Required competences and Experience
•    An honor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration and other relevant courses from a recognized university.
•    Masters or post graduate qualifications in Marketing/banking/financial management or other relevant field is an added advantage.
•    At least 1-2 years of working experience in the related field is required.
•    Honest person with integrity.
•    Knowledge of local language will be added advantage.



Job Title: Sales Executives

Main role: Responsible for achieving Sales target through sales of savings accounts, current accounts and fixed deposit accounts.

Key Result Areas:
•    Identify and pursue existing, new sales opportunities and or prospect clients.
•    Maintaining relationships with existing and potential customers.
•    Follow-up on direct sales of all the bank products
•    Prepare a variety of status reports including activity, closing, follow-up an adherence to goals.
•    Participate in all sales promotions/activity and sales meetings.
•    Achieve the contracted targets.

Required Competences and Experience:
•    Honor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration and other relevant courses from a recognized university
•    No experience is required.
•    1 year direct sale from Parma/FMCG/Telecom/Travel/Tourism/Education or any other sector in direct sales shall be an added requirement.
•    Self driven results-oriented person with outstanding presentation skills.
•    The applicant must be willing to work anywhere in the country.
•    Knowledge of local language will be added advantage.

Apply with detailed CV, Certified copies of all academic transcripts, certified and testimonials, day time telephone, postal or email address not later than 2nd February 2011 to:

The Head of Human Resources,
P.O. Box22572,
Kampala.

Mention position applied forand location preference on the top of application form. All who would not have heard from us in two weeks of closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

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