Fund-raiser & Grants Administrator Jobs (2 Vacancies) at MIFUMI

MIFUMI seeking Fund-raiser & Grants Administrator (2 posts)

MIFUMI is a developmental NGO and women’s rights agency. Our mission is to work with people living in rural areas to reduce the burden of poverty. Our vision is to see a world where women and children feel safe in their homes, communities and in the institutions of society. We do this by breaking barriers to women’s upward mobility and autonomy such as domestic violence, constraining cultural practices such as bride price, poverty and illiteracy. MIFUMI is mainly funded by Comic Relief (UK), DFID (UK), DFID (Uganda), Big Lottery (UK) and Trinity Trust (New Jersey).

MIFUMI is seeking two dynamic persons to join our team.

1. Job Title: Fund-raiser
The Post-holder will build donor relationships and explore new funding opportunities and sources including trusts, foundations and the corporate sector in order to increase income for MIFUMI’s work.
Key Responsibilities
• Research grant sources whose criteria matches MIFUMI’s aims and objectives
• Write grant proposals in a persuasive, well thought through manner to give the maximum chance of success.
• Make risk analyses and balance time-cost ratios to focus effort upon the most appropriate fund-raising activities with the highest chance of success


2. Job Title: Grants Administrator

• To research and explore new funding opportunities and sources including trusts, foundations and the corporate sector in order to increase income for MIFUMI’s work.
• To provide administrative support to the Deputy Executive Director.

Tasks

• Research grant sources whose criteria matches MIFUMI’s aims and objectives.
• Manage and update a database of all donor records, contacts and preference information for use in relationship management.
• Responding to emails, telephone and written communication

Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

If you would be interested please send an expression of interest accompanied by your CV not later than 1st July 2011 to:

The Founding Director
MIFUMI
P. O. Box 274, Tororo, Uganda

Or to the following Email address: mifumi AT mifumi DOT org marked with the position that you are applying for (either FUNDRAISER – reference 5462 or GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR – reference 5463)

For further information please see the job description on our website www.mifumi.org

Delta industrial Equipment Limited in Uganda has Vacancy for Sales Engineer

Job title: Sales Engineer

Delta industrial Equipment Limited in Uganda is a subsidiary of the Mansour Group of Companies, one of Egypt's esteemed private conglomerates with over 11,000 employees worldwide in various sectors. Delta Industrial Equipment Limited's business ranges from sate and servicing of vehicles, heavy machinery that is Metso crushers, SEM machines and Perkins generators, They also offer after sales support to their customers.


Job title. Sales Engineer (1 position)
Job Purpose
Reporting to the Sales Manager the sales engineer will carry out sales of Industrial and Construction products. They will also ensure that there is effective customer and prospect coverage.
Tasks
• Achieving sales targets and maintaining PINS as set out by the sales manager
• Regularly reporting sales activities, completing customer call reports and won /lost sates reports
• Maintaining regular customer contact by regular visits
• Determining potential and prospective customers.
• Studying the market and analyzing and communicating to the manager market possibilities.

• Ensuring that payment is received timely according to contract arrangements.
• Preparing and participating in fairs, tenders, and exhibitions upon confirmation with the sales team and manager


Job requirement

Qualifications/ experience and competencies
• A Bachelors Degree in mechanical or electrical or any related engineering field.
• Valid Driving License
• Must be computer literate
• Should be willing to travel to do field work
• Two years experience in a sales position
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Good writing and reporting skills


How to apply

CONTACTS:
To apply send a copy of your updated Curriculum vitae and cover letter with three referees including photocopies of your academic papers to the contact given below: The closing date is 5pm on the 24th of June 2011

The Human Resource Manager, Delta industrial Equipment Ltd Plot 17/41, 7th Street, Industrial Area P.O BOX 7126 Kampala, Uganda Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

African Trade Insurance Agency has Vacancy for Underwriter

Under the overall supervision of the Chief Executive Officer of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), you will perform the following functions and duties:

As the Leader of the Underwriting Team, you will coordinate, manage and oversee the day to day underwriting operations of ATI in compliance with the Operations Manual and all other governing rules and procedures of ATI and in the process ensure that all underwriting and risk management procedures are in accordance with best market practices. This will include: (i) the assessment of insurance applications to determine their eligibility; (ii) prompt issuance of non binding indications on eligible insurance applications; (iii) the drafting of Insurance Offer Letters; (iv) the drafting of Insurance Policies; (v) advising the Chief Executive Officer on the issuance of insurance policies; (vi) effectively liaising with insurance partners, such as the Producing/Placing Broker, treaty reinsurers, facultative reinsurers, etc., on each placement and the prospective insured on insurance applications;
To coordinate and oversee the administration and monitoring of existing insurance policies, and ensure regular communications with insurance partners are maintained under each placement and the policy holders, on matters relating to premium payments, policy expiry dates or renewals, policy conditions, due dates of insured payments and other key contractual dates, plus any material change to the underlying insured interest and potential or actual claims;
To coordinate in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer claims determination and payment as well as claims avoidance;
To liaise with Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Investor relations Manager as well as the Marketing and Communication staff in implementing the Agency's marketing and Business Development plans;
To develop, have approved and successfully execute the annual business plan and budget, as well as rolling 3-year medium term business strategies/plans for the expansion and profitability of the ATI business;
To create and develop a credit information database in ATI's Member States;
To gather and analyze feedback from the market and take this feedback into consideration to ensure that ATI's insurance products/services are continuously enhanced from a coverage and pricing standpoint and are responsive to market demands;
Enhance and provide regular, timely and appropriate reporting to management, directors and members on the business operations of the Agency;
To lead the maintenance and evolution of the Agency's Operations Manual and, together with the Chief Financial Officer ensure that all policies and procedures such as risk limits, the financial strength requirements of reinsurers, etc., are kept relevant and up to date;
Contribute through the Management Committee to the overall strategic management of the Agency;
To work closely with the Chief Financial Officer to implement a robust computerized/online underwriting system, and a programme of Enterprise Risk Management;
To effectively nurture the Underwriting Team through training and appropriate leadership;
Effectively manage the business of the Agency within a multi-cultural environment and coach, mentor and build teams in an enabling work environment to achieve common objectives;
Ensure proper staffing of the Underwriting department and put into place an appropriate succession plan;
To be responsible for administrative functions with the underwriting department including; performance evaluation and management, recruitment of new underwriting staff, and identification of proper training programmes;
To manage the Agency's newly created field underwriting offices, and recommend the creation of any new filed offices, or regional offices as may be required by the expansion of the Agency's operations throughout Africa;
To actively expand the Agency's client base and manage client relations;
In partnership with the Chief Executive Officer and other members of management, work closely with the representatives of the World Bank, the Board of Directors, representatives of the Member States, etc., providing timely ad hoc reports as may be required from time to time;
To undertake economic and business research on areas relevant to the Agency's business; and
To perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive Officer from time to time.


Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience
The preferred candidate must have the following qualifications and experience:

At least 7 years experience in senior management position
Graduate in insurance, banking, economy, project or trade finance or equivalent experience in political or credit risk insurance in similar business related field. A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
Risk and Claims Management experience
Outstanding analytical skills
Thorough understanding of underwriting, claims administration, insurance policies/contracts and general insurance concepts
Excellent computer and data base management skills
Previous experience in management position
Ability to travel internationally and work in a multi-cultural environment
Ability to work in a performance driven environment

Salary range: Competitive remuneration, tax free (Other benefits apply).The salary is negotiable depending upon professional qualifications, family situation, responsibilities of the position and the experience of the candidate.

ATI reserves the right not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or salary, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.


How to apply

How to Apply:
1. Submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, details of your current remuneration package and three references to recruitment@ati-aca.org
2. Candidates must fill out ATI's Personal History Form. http://www.ati-aca.org/file/Personal%20History%20Form.XLS
3. The closing date for application is 24th June 2011 at midnight Nairobi time
4. Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements included in the detailed Job-descriptions and submitting applications in compliance with points 1-3 above will be considered for this position, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Roofings Uganda Limited has Job Vacancy for Chief Finance Officer

Job Title: Chief Finance Officer

Our client Roofings Limited is the single largest manufacturer of both electrowelded tubes and wire products in the region and has gained a leading position in manufacturing steel products for the building industry in Uganda. Roofings Ltd trades through 4 'superstores' located in Uganda and also has a large 'authorised dealer’ network in the country. The company now employs over 850 people. In response to its continued growth, it now seeks to fill the position of a Chief Finance Officer to be located in Kampala, Uganda.


Position Scope:
The Chief Finance Officer will be required to report to the Board of Directors., but will work closely with the Executive Directors and Heads of Departments and may be assigned duties by the Board of Directors. The Prime responsibility of the role will be to look after the best interest of shareholders and ensure distribution of profits.
Key Responsibilities:
• Directly responsible for accounts function for the group
• Prepare financial model for the new project and present to the board of directors for decision making.
• Planning and ordering for Raw Material and
Consumables.
• Ensure timely production of the- balance sheet by liaising with statutory auditors
• Liaise with commercial banks and other financiers to ensure the terms- are in the best interest of the company and ensure optimum working capital management
• Manage the IT department including analysing of the MIS and budget reports for presentation to the board of directors
• Responsible for buying foreign exchange requirement of the company from the banks at the most competitive rates.
• Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills


Job requirement

Qualifications and Skills:
The ideal candidate will possess:
• At least five years relevant experience in an equivalent role
• Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or other relevant
• qualifications
• Post Business management degree such as MBA Finance


How to apply

If you believe you fit the required profile, please write in confidence to the address given below by close of business 2 July 2011, Please provide a curriculum vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience and present position as well as copies ol professional/academic certificates. Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to:
The Human Resource Services Division
PriceWaterhouseCoopers Limited
1 Colville Street. P.O. Box 8053, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: fir.s@ug.pwc.com
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Customer Service Manager Job in Uganda at New Vision

Job Title: Customer Service Manager Reports to: Head of Marketing

Overall purpose of the Job
The Customer Service Manager will ensure that Vision Group satisfies its customers' needs. He/she is expected to understand and satisfy our customers' requirements and exceed their expectations if possible. The main aim is to provide excellent customer service. Generally the work includes:
• Developing customer service procedures, policies and standards for Vision Group;
• Managing a team of customer services staff;
• Handling face-to-face enquiries from customers;
• Analyzing reports to determine levels of customer service satisfaction.

Key Result Areas
• Sets and achieves Customer Service department goals and results by using 'best practice leadership and management principles and ensuring adherence to organizational procedures, policies, and systems.
• Develops the job performance standards and goals for all Front Desk Officers to achieve the organization's customer service and retention goals and assist in reaching revenue objectives.
• Supports sales strategies appropriately.
• Assists in the development and implementation of 'best practices' processes across the organization to ensure tremendous efficiency resulting in improved client service.
• Achieves financial objectives by preparing the customer service department budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective action.
• Establishes and maintains timely and thorough reporting to the Head of Marketing on all customer service management facets of the organization.


Job requirement

Qualifications and experience
• Two to five years customer service supervision and/or management experience.
• University Degree
• Ability to manage staff in a people focused manner.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills arid the ability to successfully interact with staff and internal partners to achieve goals.
• Excellent communication, organizational, motivating and planning skills.
• Ability to provide outstanding customer service.
• Ability to develop and train work force, build relationships and utilize skills of workforce most appropriately.


How to apply

If you are interested in the above position, address your applications to:
Human Resources Officer, The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd
P.O Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda before 24th June 2011

Auditor Jobs in Uganda- ACCA, CIA, CPA or CISA,

The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd is looking to recruit a dynamic, self motivated individual to fill the role of Internal Auditor ,

JOB TITLE: INTERNAL AUDITOR

Reports to: Principal Internal Auditor

The Overall Job Purpose:
To contribute to the evaluation and improvement of the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes within the organisation.

Key Result Areas:
• Assists in identifying and evaluating the organization's risk areas and provides input to the development of the annual audit plan.
• conducting performance, financial and compliance audit projects; providing consulting services to the organization's management and staff
• Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures.
• Conducts interviews, reviews documents, develops and administers surveys, composes summary memos, and prepares audit working papers.
• Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed.
• Assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.
• Represents internal audit on organizational project teams and at management meetings.
• Carries out periodic internal audit programmes, system audits and special -investigations within stipulated reporting deadlines,


Job requirement

Required Experience and skills
The ideal Candidate should;
• Work under limited supervision with moderate latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
• A minimum of four years experience in Auditing, Accounting Business Analysis or Program Evaluation
• Good skills and knowledge in information technology, accounting packages and use of CAATS.
• Good understanding of principles, practices and techniques of modern internal auditing
• Good analytical and report writing skills
Required qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent or part certification as ACCA, CIA, CPA or CISA, and 4 years of full-time experience in auditing, accounting, business analysis, or program evaluation
• We are looking for a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills


How to apply

If you are interested in the above position, address your applications to:
Chief Human Resources Officer,
The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.
P.O Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda before Friday 24th June 2011 at 5:00pm.

New Vision Jobs in Uganda- Forklist Operator Job

The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd is looking to- recruit a dynamic self motivated individual to fill the role of Forklift Operator .


Job Title: FORKLIFT OPERATOR
Reports to: Manager Inventories and non-current Assets
KEY RESULT AREAS
• Carry out daily transport operation duties as assigned to meet all movement demands of the Operations department.
• Achieve on all operational demands in a cost effective manner and proper forklift usage to ensure consistency.
• Operate the company forklift responsibly in respect to all pre-set traffic laws and regulations to avoid costly penalties."
• Ensure excellent communication on all issues related to transport/deliveries of materials to achieve proper coordination of needs and achieve all expectations as required
• Ensure excellent company image is maintained through responsible driving habits
• Ensure proper documentation of all movements that involve the company forklift for easy follow up/monitoring by the manager Inventories and non-current Assets so as to have priorities ranked effectively for better delivery results
• Ensuring the company forklift has required documentation all the time as required by the rules and regulations, for example Log Book, and insurance to achieve legality on the road and avoid penalties.


Job requirement

Qualifications and experience
• At least three years' experience in operating a forklift in a busy commercial environment
• Uganda Certificate of Education (U.C.E) and a valid driving permit with at least B, CM, DL, & DM.
• Basic knowledge of vehicle / forklift mechanism
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Should not be above 40 years or below 30 years of age
• Able to write, read and speak English fluently.


How to apply

If you are interested in the above position, address your applications to;
Chief Human Resources Officer,
The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd
P.O Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda before 24th June 2011

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