Uganda Management Institute (UMI) Jobs Vacancies- Library Assistants

Job Title: Library Assistants (2 Positions)
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assisting library users in locating library books
• Processing loaned and returned books
• Sorting and shelving books and other reading materials
• Tidying shelves and library furniture

Job Requirements:
• Diploma in library and Information Science from a recognized Institution/ University
• Knowledge of library practices and procedures
• Should have self-drive, should be result oriented, versatile, customer focused, innovative and a team player
• Computer knowledge will be required



How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates, copies of relevant appointment letters together with the applicant’s telephone numbers should be received at the address below;

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road, P.O.Box 20131 Kampala
Tel: 259722/265139/265140/265138


Deadline: 5:00pm Friday 2, December 2011

Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)- Accounts Assistants

Job Title: Accounts Assistants (3 Positions)

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Carrying out bank reconciliation of all institute accounts
• Liaising with procurement unit to keep track of orders issued and matching them with subsequent delivery notes and invoices
• Ensuring proper arrangement of files and documents
• Following up and recording accountability of works/ cash advances to staff
• Preparing monthly tax returns and related schedules
• Making financial data entries in Microsoft Navision accounting system
• Preparing and filling payment vouchers and receipts

Job Requirements:
• Diploma in Accountancy, UDBS or DBA (Accounting) from a recognized Institution/ University
• At least 3 years relevant post Diploma experience from a busy and reputable organization
• Should have self-drive, should be result oriented, versatile, customer focused, innovative and a team leader
• Competence in computer based accounting systems, preferably Navision Financials



How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates, copies of relevant appointment letters together with the applicant’s telephone numbers should be received at the address below;

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road, P.O.Box 20131 Kampala
Tel: 259722/265139/265140/265138


Deadline: 5:00pm Friday 2, December 2011

Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title: Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintaining appropriate books of accounts
• Preparing annual budgets.
• Preparing bank reconciliation statements
• Maintaining the fixed asset register
• Maintaining the purchase ledger
• Monitoring the Institutes bank accounts

Job Requirements:
• An honors Bachelors in commerce or Business Administration ( accounting option) from a reputable University
• Partial qualification of level 2 ACCA or level 3 CPA
• At least 4 years of experience as an accountant in a busy reputable University
• Competence in computer based accounting systems, preferably Navision Financials.

How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates, copies of relevant appointment letters together with the applicant’s telephone numbers should be received at the address below;

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road, P.O.Box 20131 Kampala
Tel: 259722/265139/265140/265138


Deadline: 5:00pm Friday 2, December 2011

Uganda Management Institute (UMI) Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Consultant in distance learning

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Designing, developing, and deploying educational resources for distance learning access such as conducting courses via video conferencing over the internet, networking, and webcasting
• Re-examining the programs on offer in the department to ensure that they answer to the challenges spelt out in the strategic plan
• Marketing UMI training programmes including distributing distance learning course offerings, schedules and web sites where they can be accessed
Administrative duties:
• Ensuring provision of technical or logistical support/ plans to distance learning including remote web based classrooms, online chat channels for participatory sessions and on-line exams
• Communicating to participants and change or updates to distance learning courses and materials

Person Specifications:
• Masters Degree in Distance learning or a related field
• An honors degree in education or related field
• At least 2 years’ teaching in a University or other institutions of higher learning will be an added advantage but those with substantial managerial experience in distance learning will be considered
• IT relevant qualification such as e-learning is an added advantage

How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates, copies of relevant appointment letters together with the applicant’s telephone numbers should be received at the address below;

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road, P.O.Box 20131 Kampala
Tel: 259722/265139/265140/265138



Deadline: 5:00pm Friday 2, December 2011

Jobs Vacancies at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title: Quality Assurance Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:
Strengthening the initiation of quality Assurance strategy by;
• Sensitizing and training UMI teaching and non-teaching staff on the Quality Assurance Strategy
• Closely working with UMI departments/ Units in the development of Quality Assurance benchmarks
• Ensuring implementation of the quality assurance policy and measures
• Monitoring and evaluating the Quality Assurance strategies.
• Developing a UMI quality Assurance framework and handbook

Enforcing the implementation of the National Council of Higher Education Guidelines by:
• Reviewing current and proposed training programs in line with the NCHE guidelines
• Conducting routine and continuous checking of institute services and policies to ensure compliance with practice, standards, policy legislation, regulations and guidelines

Undertaking data analysis and research by:
• Conducting Quality Assurance reviews of the services and policies with in the institute and recommending to the unit how standards of services can be improved
• Conducting audits of services for which there is need to improve standards as measured by performance indicators and making recommendations to the Unit about how performance can be improved

Person Specifications:
• A Masters Degree in Education in any of the following specialties: Curriculum Studies, Education Monitoring and evaluation, education policy and planning
• An honors degree in Arts/ Science with Education
• Professional qualification in relevant field will be of added advantage
• Teaching experience in a higher education institution for at least five years is required
• Applicants are required to have day to day experience in the following areas: Quality Assurance reviews, auditing, monitoring, and evaluation of programs and services in a higher education Institution

How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates, copies of relevant appointment letters together with the applicant’s telephone numbers should be received at the address below;

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road, P.O.Box 20131 Kampala
Tel: 259722/265139/265140/265138

Deadline: 5:00pm Friday 2, December 2011

Job at Actionaid Uganda- Salary – £ 40,289 per annum

Job Title: Country Director

Based in Kampala, Uganda

Salary – £ 40,289 per annum plus benefits on international terms and conditions

ActionAid Uganda is an affiliate of ActionAid International, a global federation of national organizations working together with others to eradicate poverty. ActionAid Uganda works with communities living in poverty, local partners and in collaboration with Government, inter-governmental agencies, development agencies, social movements and networks to strengthen their capacities to advocate for International and National policies that promote attainment of their rights to live a life of dignity free from poverty.



ActionAid Uganda has just finalized its next Country Strategy outlining the strategic focus for the next 6 years. The ActionAid Uganda Board is therefore looking for a committed and inspirational Country Director lead the country team in the implementation of the country strategy by enabling development of high quality programs, sound management and accountability systems; organizational and team development; financial control and resource management; fundraising and liaison with donors to increase and diversify the resource base; policy research and advocacy, relationship and stakeholder management at both national and international levels.



The candidate must hold a post graduate degree in social sciences, development studies or a development related field and at least 10 years proven track record in leading and managing institutions and development programs as well as either being part of social movements or an active member of civil society. S/He should be committed to gender equity, empowering management practices, be value driven and possess strong networking, people and financial management skills. S/He will have the perspectives and competencies for rights-based and policy advocacy work; fundraising and donor relations; regional and international linkages and a sound basis of organizational development. S/He will also show courage of conviction in taking public stand against issues of injustice. The candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.



To apply submit your curriculum vitae with a motivation letter to Vacancies.Africa@actionaid.org

Closing date: 14th November 2011. While we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates. Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Bank Of Uganda (BOU) Jobs- Principal Banking Officer Vacancy

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position in the Office of Legal Affairs.

1) Title : Principal Banking Officer (Contract Preparation and Administration)
2) Rank: Principal Banking Officer
3) Reports to: Assistant/Deputy Legal Counsel

4) Job Specifications:
The Officer shall be responsible for: Providing legal advisory services on the Bank’s capital and procurement projects. Participating in the review of project documents and preparation of contracts in respect of Bank projects and other matters. Advising on payment systems matters. Follow-up on matters under litigation and prepare requisite briefs. Preparation and registration of mortgages for the Bank’s staff Building Loan Scheme. Providing legal advice on general administration issues. Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

(1) Person Specifications:
Qualifications: A First Class or Upper Second Class University degree in law and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala. A Masters degree in law (preferably in Commercial and Corporate law) will be an added advantage. Must have been enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda for at least three (3) years.

Should be computer literate.
(2) Experience:
Should have five years of practical experience in a busy commercial law firm or a legal department of a commercial entity.

(3) Age : 28 – 35 Years

(4) Salary and Benefits: The position attracts a competitive remuneration package.

(9) Application procedure: All applications should be forwarded electronically using the iRecruitment Application on the BOU website, http://www.bou.or.ug/ under Careers in BOU. Careers in BOU is located at the top right menu and bottom right menu. Guidelines on procedures can be accessed using the hyperlink Bank of Uganda Irecruitment Instructions

Candidates MUST ensure that they indicate the class of their degree(s) in their applications.
Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.

The maximum size of attachments in the online application is 500Kb. Multiple documents of sizes smaller than 500Kb can be attached.

Applications should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae which should include names of 3(three) referees and their contacts.

Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
The appointing authority reserves the right to appoint a new employee to a higher or lower level than advertised as deemed fit.

To reach NOT later than 5:00pm on 18th November 2011

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