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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