Executive Director Jobs at Pride Microfinance Ltd

Job Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (PML) is the largest microfinance deposit taking institution in Uganda and is regulated by the Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003. In order to strengthen its management capabilities, improve its governance and operational efficiency, PML is looking for a mature experienced individual to fill the position of an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. This is a dream career opportunity for a highly dynamic creative and innovative astute performer within the financial and banking sector. The Executive Director will, among others be responsible for strategy formulation, Risk and Compliance Management, Corporate affairs, ICT and Administration and Procurement functions/ Departments.

The Executive Directors Reports to the Managing director and will be based at the Head Office in Kampala.



Responsibilities will include:
• Over see the preparation of PML’s Business plans and budget.
• Work with the MD and Heads of Departments n the development of an operating plan with the tactical team to guide PML in achieving its objectives and ensure business growth.
• Work with the MD to Coordinate, monitor and supervise all activities in PML’s network.
• Study the trends in the industry and advise management on the strategies to adopt in order to sustain PML’s core Business goals and expand it’s operations in a sustainable and effective
manner.
• Follow -up leads and prepare evaluations regarding potential new investments in PML and advise the Managing Director on the available options for further growth
• Advise the Managing Director on suitable approaches to resolving potential threats or short comings in the requirements for compliance with the industry regulations.
• Review board paper and ensure that they are sent to the board on a timely manner. Attend all board and committee meetings.
• Receive and review monthly reports from all departments and come up with an Executive Report on all aspects of PML.
• Over see the ICT, corporate affairs, Risk and Compliance, administration and procurement departments/ functions to ensure that all the staff are effectively and efficiently utilized so as to attain PML’s strategies and objectives.
• Participate in the recruitment and appraisal of staff that directly report to him/her.
• Perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the MD.


Academic Qualifications and Experience:
The ideal candidate shall be a holder of a masters degree in Business Administration, Masters in Finance and Banking and / or any related field with at least 6 years experience in a senior management position in a financial institution. Candidate with direct microfinance and banking experience will be at an added advantage. The candidate should be between 35 – 48 years of age.

Person Specifications:
• The ideal candidate should be a good team player with superb attention to detail, a good team player with unquestionable character and good interpersonal skills.
• Should possess a good personality and dynamism and should be able to pull colleagues together to build a strong team.
• Should possess public relations skills as he /she will often be required to represent the organization at various public fora.

How to Apply:
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, you desire to succeed and make a difference , then apply immediately and send a detailed CV, your current salary, copies of academics and professional certificates/ testimonials, postal address , names of 3 referees and a day time telephone contact of the Company Secretary , using the address below so as to reach not later than December 22,2011.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you do not hear from us by 31st March 2012; please consider your self unsuccessful.


PRIDE MICROFINANCE LIMITED (MDI),
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road,
P.O Box 7566, Kampala.
Tel. No 0414246930/29
Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: December 22,2011

Jobs at Rene Industries Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Manager

Job Description/ Responsibilities;

• Develop and implement appropriate Human Resource policies and procedures. Define strategies and activities for the HR function to achieve the organizational objectives on HR management
• Coordinate HR planning, recruitment, placement and appraisal
• Provide guidance to both management and staff on all matters pertaining to the industrial and employee relations including terms and conditions of service

The candidate:
• Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Management or Equivalent
• Shall have 3 to 5 years experience at managerial level in a mid size or large successful firm
• Shall be self motivated, flexible, mature and articulate in speech and presentation with excellent interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their applications including photocopies of academic, cv, names of 2 referees and a telephone contact to:

Managing director,
Rene industries Ltd
P.O Box 6034, Kampala

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Treasury Officer Jobs at FINCA Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Treasury Officer


Location: Kampala

Department: Finance



Reports to: Finance Manager

Supervises: Treasury Assistant

Plan and manage the liquidity, assets and liabilities of FINCA and to monitor the investments of the institution in order to optimize returns on investments in line with the treasury policies and procedures manual (TPPM)



Key Result Areas

* Develop and implement strategies for monitoring the implementation of treasury policies and procedures in line with the TPPM

Plan and manage the institution’s liquidity risk in line with treasury policies and procedures manual.

* Develop and implement strategies for cash/liquidity management in line with the treasury policies and procedures.
* Develop, implement and monitor strategies for donor funds management in line with the treasury policies and procedures.
* Develop and implement strategies for handling funding requirements of the institution
* Develop and implement strategies for managing investments in order to optimize return on investment
* Develop and implement strategies for avoiding/combating risks in line with FINCA’s risk management guidelines
* Develop and implement strategies for ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements specific to treasury in line with FINCA’s policies and procedures

Develop and implement transfer pricing management in line with FINCA’s policies and procedures
* Prepare and present periodic reports such as weekly disbursement summary, liquidity report and treasury reports in line with FINCA Uganda reporting guidelines.

Qualification and experience

* Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, finance or related field. Candidate should have a postgraduate qualification, preferably banking. Candidates with ACCA will have an added advantage.
* Minimum of 3 year experience in treasury operations in the banking sector


Key personal competences



* Strong command of Ms excel
* Treasury management and develop statistical analysis
* Numerical skills in budgeting
* In depth understanding of treasury concepts and operations (investments, fund management – good understanding of risks : identification, prevention and management
* Financial planning and financial reporting skills
* Functional analysis, ability to identify trends
* Good interpersonal skills




How to Apply:
http://fincaug.siplicant.com

Deadline: 6th January 2012

Recruitment Officer Jobs at FINCA Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Recruitment Officer


Location: Kampala

Department: Human Resources

Role definition

To provide professional and timely recruitment service ensuring selection and recruitment of quality employees in line with appropriate legislation. The key objective of the role is to implement a timely, proactive, comprehensive and professional recruitment service to ensure the recruitment process attracts qualified applicants to the appropriate vacancies. This position reports to the Human Resources Manager.

Qualification and experience

* A Degree in HR or Any Arts/social sciences field
* At least two years experience recruiting in a busy commercial organization
* Computer literate (Microsoft Office applications)
* Previous experience recruiting within MFI industry is added advantage
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
* Ability to deal with sensitive information in an appropriate and confidential manner
* Works in an organized manner to timely deadlines
* Up to date knowledge of current employment legislation and best practices that impacts on recruitment



How to Apply:
http://fincaug.siplicant.com

Deadline: 6th January 2012

Supervisor Jobs at FINCA Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Point of Sale (POS) Supervisor


Location: Multilple Locations

Department: Operations

Directly reports to : Regional Manager

Duty Station : POS center (Various locations country wide)

Immediate Subordinates : Accounts Relations Supervisor VB/BL/SGL, POS Assistant Accountant



Role definition

To plan, coordinate and manage the business growth and development of the savings and credit activities of the POS center by supervising and monitoring performance of staff in line with the strategic plan.



Key Result Areas

1. Plan and coordinate POS Center office activities in line with FINCA Uganda’s growth objectives. This will include planning, budget formulation and growing the business volumes through client and savings mobilization, portfolio growth and quality.
2. Monitor the daily banking activities i.e. account opening and back office operations among others in line with the banking policies and procedures and ensure the security of assets of both the clients and staff of FINCA in line with the Administration policies and procedures.
3. Manage and supervise the human resources of the POS center and maintain high levels of staff productivity and FU customer service standards.
4. Manage the liquidity of the POS center to support the daily business operations in line with the Treasury Manual.
5. Oversee the effective implementation of internal controls in line with FU set policies and procedures.
6. Prepare periodic performance reports as per the reporting schedule of the Branch activities on a monthly, weekly basis.



Qualifications and Experience:

* A University Degree preferably in commerce and accounting (B.Com), Business Administration (B.BA) Banking or Micro finance and;
* At least 2 years’ credit supervisory experience
* Clear portfolio management background.



Key personal competences

* Strong oral and written communication ability.
* Should have Business Management skills.
* Should have Credit Analysis skills.
* Should have Financial Management skills
* A sound knowledge of micro finance, principles, and practices of banking is mandatory
* Ability to manage and motivate staff
* Should have reporting skills
* Should have presentation skills
* Should have negotiation skills
* Should be customer-oriented
* Should be computer literate
* Should be a team player with strong leadership skills.


How to Apply:
http://fincaug.siplicant.com

Deadline: 6th January 2012

FINCA Uganda Ltd Jobs- Treasury Assistant

Job Title: Treasury Assistant


Location: Kampala

Department: Finance

Reports to : Treasury Officer

Supervises : NONE

Location : Head Office



Role definition

To provide administrative and clerical support to the treasury office and/or branches regarding treasury activities. The role also supports liquidity management by preparing reports and keeping records of the Treasury management section in line with ALM & TPPM.



Key Result Areas

1. To prepare, reconcile and present summarized cash declaration return from the different branches on a daily basis in line with TPPM.
2. To implement and monitor inter-bank money transfers, write bank balance reports, have a transfer pricing system in line with accounting policies and procedures.
3. To prepare and keep records of the Treasury management section in liaison with the accounts team set standards and policies.
4. To organize and produce minutes for the weekly liquidity meeting, along with a performance and variation report for all funds given out through treasury against the projections from the operational regions of FINCA Uganda in line with TPPM.
5. To review and update all account payables and receivables in comparison to the liquidity position.
6. Monitor FINCA’s cash and bank accounts and other investments on a daily basis against the statutory compliance with bank of Uganda’s requirements.



Qualification and experience

* A Diploma or Degree in any Accounting or accounts related course.
* 1 year experience in accounts operation will be a big plus
* Understanding of general FINCA policies highly desirable



Key personal competences

* Strong command of Ms excel
* Strong numeracy/Statistical skills
* Appreciation and understanding of treasury concepts and operations
* Functional analysis, ability to identify trends
* Good interpersonal and team skills



How to Apply:
http://fincaug.siplicant.com

Deadline: 6th January 2012

Accountant Jobs at FINCA Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Assistant Accountant


Location: Multilple Locations

Department: Finance

Reports to : Agency/Branch Manager

Duty Station : Agency/Branch

Immediate Subordinates : Administrative Assistants, Tellers, Customer Care Officers



Role definition

The Branch Accountant has the responsibility to maintain the accuracy of FINCA Uganda's loan portfolio information, update this information timely and communicate it to management in predetermined reports as well as managing loan portfolio related suspense accounts. This is accomplished through knowledge and use of the Accounting, Bank and Portfolio module and complying with accounting policies and standard operating procedures.



Key result areas

1. Pre-Process and coordinate the submission of loan packages in line with FINCA financial policies
2. Batch Process loan repayments and refund in line with FINCA policies
3. Batch Processing loan disbursements/packages and refunds in line with FINCA finance policies
4. Implement strategies for managing the transitory account in line with FINCA financial policies
5. Implement strategies for managing suspense and over drawn account in line with FINCA financial policies.
6. Implement strategies for managing the unapplied deposits account in line with FINCA policies
7. Implement strategies for maintaining clients’ accounts in line with FINCA policies
8. Monitor the communication of sales and portfolio quality performance of the operations team in line with FINCA policies and procedures
9. Implement strategies for handling and management of portfolio documentation in line with FINCA policies and procedures
10. Prepare bank reconciliations and Investigation of un-credited transactions in line with FINCA policies and procedure
11. Prepare and monitor branch budgets in line with budgeting guidelines and procedures



Qualification and experience

* University degree in Accounting or related field
* Any ACCA level of accomplishment is an added advantage
* At least 2 years working experience in the Accounting field



Key personal competences

* Proficiency in use of computer
* Ability to work in a team
* Analytical skills



How to Apply:
http://fincaug.siplicant.com

Deadline: 6th January 2012

Loans Officers Jobs at FINCA Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Loans Officers (Accounts Relations Officers)


Location: Multilple Locations

Department: Operations

Role:

To develop and maintain a quality loan portfolio at the respective branch and to administer other financial services as available



Major Areas of Responsibility:

I. Sell of all financial products.

* Develop marketing and work plan for the establishment of solid clientele base.
* Identify and sensitize the potential clients in the respective area of operation.
* Use the company lending Methodology to sell the products.
* Refer clients that are illegible for other FINCA products to the respective departments.



II. Mobilize and retain groups.

* Mobilize groups for the purpose of lending to them.
* Train of group members in the FINCA Lending methodology.
* Guide, monitor, and supervise SGL activities in line with SGL policy and procedure manual.



III. Process loan applications.

* Evaluate and assess the credit risk of individual clients and groups by inspecting business and household of potential clients, appraise client’s business and repayment capability before disbursing loans.
* Generate and submit on time accurate documentation to enable loans to be disbursed.
* Maintain complete and accurate loan documentation in the office and supervise the maintenance of group record keeping process.



IV. Monitor loan/group performance.

* Attend group meetings as required by methodology.
* Supervise groups to ensure timely repayments, attendance of meetings, update of group records.
* Maintain group cohesion.
* Make recommendations on improvement of products to branch management.



V. Recover loans.

* Follow up with group executives to recover both internal and external arrears.
* Participate and/or hold cluster meetings.
* Take individual action as per policy to recover delinquent loans.



VI. Report on the portfolio performance.

* Prepare and submit reports on the number of clients, repayments, portfolio quality, loan recoveries and follow-up action on delinquent loans.



VII. Manage client relationships.

* Maintain the company standard customer service in all group members.
* Provide advice to clients on borrowing and loan management.
* Maintain constant communication within assigned groups.
* Ensure and increase client satisfaction without threatening performance goals.





PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS:

Education:

* Diploma in commerce/accounting/banking or related qualification.

Language:

* English
* Language of the area in which the branch is located.

Experience:

* None.



Functional skills:

* Ability to effectively sell FINCA products/services.
* Business management skills.
* Credit analysis skills.
* Abilities to form teams which can work together.
* Excellent public relation skills.
* Well-developed ability to work and communicate.
* Ability to promote, organize, and maintain groups.
* Observations skills.

Managerial/professional skills:

* Planning and organizing skills.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* A team player who is also able to work independently.
* Good problem-solving skills
* Good negotiation skills.
* Customer-oriented.
* Social consciousness.
* Integrity and professional ethics.


How to Apply:
http://fincaug.siplicant.com

Deadline: 6th January 2012

FINCA Uganda Ltd Jobs- Internal Auditor

Job Title: Internal Auditor


Location: Kampala

Department: Audit

Role:

To conduct operational and financial audits and review the extent of departmental compliance with FINCA Uganda policies and procedures in accordance with accounting principles and acceptable auditing practices. This position reports to the Senior Internal Auditor.

Qualifications and Experience

* A Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance.
* Part qualification in either Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Public Accountants.
* Membership of Certified Fraud Examiners and knowledge of fraud procedures is an added advantage
* A sound knowledge of micro finance/banking principles and practices
* At least two years audit experience either in an internal audit department or with a firm of Certified Public Accountants – experience in auditing financial institutions will be of added advantage. The job- holder must be willing to travel regularly (50%-Travel time), including to remote locations to carry out audits.
* Computer literate-Microsoft word, excel and outlook.



How to Apply:
http://fincaug.siplicant.com

Deadline: 6th January 2012

FINCA Uganda Ltd Jobs

Job Title: Risk and Compliance Officer


Location: Kampala

Department: Risk & Compliance

Role definition

To support efficient delivery of services by all departments through routine identification of business risk and non-compliance to policies and procedures, and making recommendations for improvement. This position reports to the Risk and Compliance Manager

Qualification and experience

* A Business/Accounting Degree or a related field
* Training in Banking shall be an added advantage
* Two years’ relevant work experience in a Micro-finance institution or a Bank.
* A Sound knowledge of micro finance and principles and practices of banking, practices of micro finance deposit-taking institutions.
* Ability to compile and analyze accurate weekly and monthly reports.
* Excellent writing skills.
* Works perfectly under minimum or/no supervision with a proactive approach.
* Financial reporting/analysis and interpretations skills.
* Good interpersonal skills.
* Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications
* Ability to coach & mentor staff in risk & compliance issues
* Ability to meet strict deadlines.



How to Apply:
http://fincaug.siplicant.com

Deadline: 6th January 2012

Jobs Vacancies at FINCA Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer


Location: Kampala

Department: Finance

Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Finance Officer is directly responsible for managing all finance and accounting activities of FINCA Uganda, and supervises its entire finance staff. S/he will ensure that the finance activities will support FINCA Uganda in pursuing its mission with a minimum of risk and a maximum of efficiency.

As a member of the Management Team, s/he shares responsibility for
the overall performance and activities of FINCA Uganda, and participates in making decisions on material issues.

Ideal profile:
- Degree in Accounting with CPA/ACCA or Chartered Accountancy equivalent required,
- Master’s Degree is preferred
- Minimum experience of 7 years
- Experience working in a large international organization desired
- Extensive experience in best-practice financial management of a company, desirably a bank or
other regulated financial institution, experience working for the big 4 audit firms an asset
- Financial analysis-long/med/short term financial planning
- Experience working with US GAAP or IAS,
- Demonstrated abilities in budget preparation and management, and general ledger management
- Treasury management experience
- Thorough understanding of operational risk of a financial institution,
- Proficient in MS Office suite, good understanding of IT issues and the role and possibilities of IT in financial management, familiarity with implementing and working with complex integrated management information and accounting systems

How to Apply:
http://fincaug.simplicant.com/

Deadline: 6th January 2012

District Jobs in Uganda- Askaris

Job Title: Askari ( 2 Vacancies)
Reports to: In charge

Purpose: To ensure security of the premises and staff

Person Specification:
• At least an O’ Level Certificate with a training in security matters
• Knowledge of Swahili will be an added advantage
• Previous experience of at least 6 months as Security Guard


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Town Agents Jobs at District Local Government

Job Title: Town Agent (3 vacancies)
Reports to: Town Clerk

Main Purpose:
• To ensure that taxes are promptly paid and law and order maintained in the word

Person Specifications:
• O’ Level Certificate
• Certificate in administration or Law from a recognized institution


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Accounts Assistants Jobs in Kiboga District

Job Title: Accounts Assistants (2 Vacancies)
Reports to: Accountant

Main Purpose:
To ensure proper accountability of all funds received or reimbursed and keep proper records of accounts

Person Specification:
• Should have A’ Level with a diploma in Accounts or Uganda Diploma in Business studies or their equivalent
• Must have computer and accounting skills

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Officer Jobs in Uganda Local Government

Job Title: Assistant Community Development Officer
Reports to: Community Development Officer
Main Purpose
To uplift the social and economic welfare of local communities in the district

Person Specifications:
• Should have ‘A’ Level plus a Diploma in social Development or development studies or any other relevant field
• Should have effective communication skills
• Should have mobilization skills

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

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