Jobs at NSSF in Uganda- Head of Marketing and Communications

Job Title: HEAD OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
REPORTS TO: DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR

MAIN PURPOSE:
As a key member of the Management Team, this position is responsible
for development and implemention of marketing and communications
strategies to ensure the NSSF brand, products and services are
successfully managed for effective market penetration and market share
growth.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES OF THE JOB:
1) Develop and execute communications strategies for NSSF corporate
brand, products and services.
2) Ensure articulation and consistent communication of the Fund’s
desired image and position both internally and externally.
3) Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and
distribution of all Fund publications.
4) Develop short and long term plans and budgets for marketing/public
relations programs and activities, monitor progress, and evaluate
performance.
5) Commission appropriate and relevant market research and
develop strategies to counter competition to ensure Fund’s market
leadership.
6) Develop and monitor Service Level Agreements (SLA) with all
service providers (e.g media houses, advertising and, research
agencies) to ensure efficiency, value for money and timely delivery
against set targets.
7) Develop a branding strategy to ensure and promote visibility,
consistency and a positive image of the Fund
8) Develop and implement integrated PR plans to support and
supplement various brand and product events and activities e.g.
launches, sponsorships, promotions in line with organizational
objectives.
9) Develop and execute a coherent, effective Corporate Social
Responsibility strategy that portrays the Fund as a good corporate
citizen.
10) Develop a strategy for effective management of key stakeholder
relations in order for the Fund to obtain a credible lobby platform for
its positions on various issues.


Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Marketing or any
other related
• Masters degree in a relevant field.
• Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accreditation or Post
graduate qualification in Marketing.

Experience:
• Minimum of ten years work experience with five years at senior
management level in a large organization.
• Demonstrated experience in design and execution of marketing,
communication and public relations activities.
• Experience developing and managing budgets
• Experience managing research process


Competencies: The individual must;
• Be a strong communicator, have excellent written, presentation,
oral communications and interpersonal skills.
• Possess strong leadership skills, be able to motivate and
influence others.
• Be able to think creatively and strategically, have excellent
judgment and be able to work in a changing environment.
• Have a proven track record of honesty and integrity
• Problem analysis and problem solving skills

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should send their applications with copies of
their academic and professional qualifications addressed to the Head
of Human Resources, P. O. Box 7140 Kampala or hand deliver them
at our Head Office, Worker’s House, Plot 1, Pilkington Road at the
Reception on 14th Floor.
All applications should reach us not later than December 5, 2011. Only
Short listed candidates will be contacted.

Jobs at Agribusiness Initiative Trust in Uganda

Job Title: Operations and Portfolio Officer

Purpose of the Position:
The Operations and Portfolio Officer will be responsible for processing credits, grants, and other products according to the a bi Operations Manual, for obtaining all the necessary legal signatures and documents and keeping them safe

Key Functions & Responsibilities:
• Maintaining the portfolio of the subcomponent
• Following up with partners on accuracy and timely submission of reports
• Updating all the subcomponent data into MIs

Qualifications and Experience:
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in commerce, Accounting, Development studies, finance, Economics
• Relevant courses in Financial or Credit Analysis
• Financial Management and accounting skills
• 3-5 years experience working as accredit analyst

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their application together with an updated cv and at least 3 suitable referees and telephone contacts to the managing Director, aBi Trust, Plot 37 Nakasero Road, 4th Floor Nakasero Towers, and P.O.Box 29851 Kampala.

Deadline: 16th December 2011

Jobs at Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust- Logistics Officer

Job Title: Logistics Officer
Reports to: Field Operations Manager
Duty Station: Kalangala Island

Main Responsibility:
To support the Field Operations Manager in planning and coordination of the day-to-day issues relating to Logistics for the KOPGT Secretariat


General Responsibilities:
• Coordinate the stores management and maintaining an updated record of the inventory
• Follow up all procurement requests for the secretariat and report to the field Operations Manager
• Assist in best practices of procurement and stores management process
• Perform periodic inventory reconciliations and stock accounts

Desired Qualifications:
• University Degree in procurement, logistics or in any other related field
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in logistics in a busy environment

Key Competencies:
• Team player with high level of integrity and good interpersonal skills
• High sense of organization in terms of records management
• Computer literate with proven skills in using MS Office

How to Apply:
The applications, quoting specific references, should be accompanied by applicant’s CVs with two professional referees, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials should be sent to the address below:

The Manager,
Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust,
P.O.Box 39, Kalangala, Uganda,
Email: kopgtk@gmail.com

Deadline: 23rd December 2011

Information Technology Officer Jobs at Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust

Job Title: Information Technology Officer
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager
Duty Station: Kalangala Island

Main Responsibility:
To plan for and manage KOPGT’s ICT requirements to allow for efficient and effective execution of all operations

General Responsibilities:
• Provide advice on establishing and implementing of the Secretariat’s ICT hardware, software and security policies.
• Put in place controls to minimize ICT risks including help desk services, data backups and access controls
• Implement and maintain the Secretariat’s ICT network
• Provide training and Advise as required to users and KOPGT staff on information systems to ensure that they make the best use of systems

Desired Qualification:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related Field
• At least 3 years experience in systems development and ICT related Activities:
• Certification in CCNA, MCSE, IT Essentials or any other related qualification will be an added advantage

Key Competencies:
• Good knowledge of ICT and ICT Systems and knowledge of Project operating system
• Ability to proactively see ICT solutions to business problems.
• Team player with high level of integrity and good interpersonal skills



How to Apply:
The applications, quoting specific references, should be accompanied by applicant’s CVs with two professional referees, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials should be sent to the address below:

The Manager,
Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust,
P.O.Box 39, Kalangala, Uganda,
Email: kopgtk@gmail.com

Deadline: 23rd December 2011

Jobs at Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust- Credit Manager

Job Title: Credit Manager
Reports to: General Manager

Main Responsibility:
The Credit Manager Position is accountable for the entire credit process with the goal of ensuring efficiency and reliability in the process

General Responsibilities:
• Provide for ongoing training for the staff and oil palm farmers
• Manage relations with the different stake holders
• Continually review and recommend changes in the credit policy to senior management
• Manage the oil palm farmers’ credit files
• Monitor the credit granting and recovery process
• Monitor periodic credit reviews

Desired Qualifications:
• A bachelors Degree in Business discipline with 5+ years of experience working with credit institution at senior level

Key Competencies:
• Have a thorough knowledge of credit- related laws
• Computer literate with proven skills in using MS Office
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and commitment to duty
• Team player with a high level of integrity and good interpersonal skills



How to Apply:
The applications, quoting specific references, should be accompanied by applicant’s CVs with two professional referees, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials should be sent to the address below:

The Manager,
Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust,
P.O.Box 39, Kalangala, Uganda,
Email: kopgtk@gmail.com

Deadline: 23rd December 2011

Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Field Operations Manager
Reports to: General Manager
Duty Station: Kalangala Island

Main Responsibility:
The operations Manager will provide support to the General Manager in all matters relating to the Secretariat and its field operations.

General Responsibilities:
• The operations Manager will be a Spokes person for the Secretariat and discuss the various objectives and plans the Secretariat has in store to make its business more successful
• Provide a work environment that enhances positive energy, creativity and teamwork among the employees
• Assist the General Manager in designing training aids, methods and programs for the field staff and farmers
• He will be responsible for providing monthly reports about on going field operations
• Responsible for making decisions that will not help the secretariat run smoothly but that also serve to prevent difficult situations in the future

Desired Qualifications:
• University Degree in Agriculture Sciences with a bias in either Agriculture extension education, crop Science or Agribusiness
• Minimum of 5 years working experience in plantation agriculture environment
Key Competencies:
• Strong Managerial background
• Computer literate with proven skills in using MS Office
• Should have demonstrated problem solving skill
• Team player with a high level of integrity and good interpersonal skills


How to Apply:
The applications, quoting specific references, should be accompanied by applicant’s CVs with two professional referees, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials should be sent to the address below:

The Manager,
Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust,
P.O.Box 39, Kalangala, Uganda,
Email: kopgtk@gmail.com

Deadline: 23rd December 2011

Jobs at Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust in Uganda

Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager
Reports to: General Manager
Duty Station: Kalangala Island

Main Responsibility:
To ensure a high performing accounting and finance department, with efficient operating systems and professional and skilled staff

General Responsibilities:
• Periodically review, test and update the accounting system to ensure its accuracy and efficiency in meeting the organizations needs
• Prepare accurate monthly and annual accounts and reports for presentation to management, Board of Trustees and development partners on the financial performance of the organization on time
• Ensure that all staff abide by the KOPGT finance and administration procedures as set out in the appropriate manuals
• Oversee and manage the procurement process for all the necessary goods and services

Desired Qualifications:
A holder of Bachelors Degree, specializing in accounting with a minimum of 5 years experience in managerial position in a reputable institution. Professional qualifications like ACCA, CPA, CIMA will be an added advantage

Key Competencies:
• Computer literate with proven skills in using MS Office and at least two accounting packages
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and commitment to duty
• Team player with a high level of integrity and good interpersonal skills


How to Apply:
The applications, quoting specific references, should be accompanied by applicant’s CVs with two professional referees, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials should be sent to the address below:

The Manager,
Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust,
P.O.Box 39, Kalangala, Uganda,
Email: kopgtk@gmail.com

Deadline: 23rd December 2011

Plan International Jobs in Uganda- Project Facilitator

Job Title: Project Facilitator, UKNO Water Supply Project- (2 Posts)
Key Result Areas:
• Lead implementation of project interventions at district and community level based on the project documents
• Take a lead role in the promotion of project approaches inclusive of education governance
• Conduct regular project administrative activities including writing and modification of Project Outlines plus updating and generation of PPM Reports
• Promote networking of groups and integration of programs to strengthen linkage both internally and externally



Essential Skills and Competencies:
• Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, Development studies or relevant Field
• At least 3 years in direct implementation of water and Sanitation projects in rural areas
• Knowledge of Uganda WASH sector guidelines/ standards on rural water supply development and the operation and maintenance framework
• Demonstrated abilities in planning and coordination
• Excellent facilitation skills including facilitation of children and youth


How to Apply:
Suitably qualified candidates should submit only electronic copies of not more than 2MB and their application letter with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details of three referees, plus salary history addressed to:

The People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email: Uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

Deadline: 15th December 2011

Plan Uganda Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Project Coordinator, UKNO Water Supply Project

Key Result Areas:
• Develop annual and quarterly implementation/ procurement plans and Budgets
• Lead and manage performance of project Facilitator
• Lead the technical design of project interventions and supervision of implementation
• Monitor progress of construction work from the feasibility stage to handover of water sources
• Ensure water quality analysis against Uganda Bureau of Standards is done at the different phrases
• Integrate the project with other plan WASH projects in district to leverage on existing supply chains

Essential Skills and Competencies:
• Bachelors Degree in civil, or water engineering, Hydrology or any other related field
• A master’s degree in any of the above areas is desirable
• At least 5 years experience in rural water supply and sanitation service delivery preferably with an NGO
• Hands on experience in management of water source construction, particularly borehole technology
• Knowledge of WASH governance issues on Operation and maintenance of water facilities

How to Apply:
Suitably qualified candidates should submit only electronic copies of not more than 2MB and their application letter with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details of three referees, plus salary history addressed to:

The People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email: Uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

Deadline: 15th December 2011

Jobs Vacancies at Plan Uganda

Job Title: Project Coordinator, adolescent sexual Reproductive Health
Key result Areas:
• Develop annual and quarterly implementation plans and budgets
• Lead and manage performance of project facilitator and project staff
• Lead the development of technical project design innervations and guidance/ tools for the field staff
• Prepare and share quality project reports as per donor requirements and project monitoring and evaluation plan
• Ensure project learnings and achievements are documented and disseminated widely.

Essential Skills and Competencies:
• A degree in Social Sciences, Social Work , Public Health or any other related field
• Additional training at post graduate level and management of reproductive health programs is of added advantage
• At least 5 years experience in working with adolescents/ youths with a minimum of three years experience in management/ coordination of adolescent/ youth sexual reproductive health interventions; preferably with an international Non- Governmental organization
• Knowledge of adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Policies and strategies including project management

How to Apply:
Suitably qualified candidates should submit only electronic copies of not more than 2MB and their application letter with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details of three referees, plus salary history addressed to:

The People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email: Uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

Deadline: 15th December 2011

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