Jobs at Insurance Company of East Africa

Job Title:Human Resources Coordinator

INSURANCE COMPANY OF EAST AFRICA LIMITED (ICEA) (U)
About this Job:

INSURANCE COMPANY OF EAST AFRICA LIMITED (ICEA) (U) was incorporated on 5 August 1999 and licensed to provide both short term (General) and long-term (life & Pensions) insurance business. ICEA has registered steady growth amidst a fierce competitive market environment of 23 players. The company is ranked 4th and 5th as a composite insurer in terms of premiums. Our Mission is to build and preserve exceptional capability to deliver superior value in the quality of products, service and return on investment, and to maintain standards worthy of our proud business tradition

INSURANCE COMPANY OF EAST AFRICA LIMITED Is seeking suitably qualified persons for the following jobs to add value to their business:

Human Resources Coordinator

Reports to the Managing Director (administratively) and to the Regional Human Resources Manager (functionally)

Purpose of the Role:

The Human Resources Coordinator manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource Office, taking responsibility for managing the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs.

The HR Manager carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: organizational development and recruitment management, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development and benefits and compensation management.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan, organize, direct and control the recruitment processes
Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives
Prepare and manage the budget for HR operations
Analyze training needs to design employee development, skills training
Maintain records and compile HR information system reports concerning personnel-related data such as recruitments, promotions, training, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates.
Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems.
Perform any other duties and responsibilities as required by management.
Requirement:

Educational Qualifications and Experience Required:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or Organization Development.
Specialized HR training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labour relations would be added advantages.
Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources professional networks and organizations.
A minimum of five years of progressive experience in Human Resources management positions.
Knowledge and experience in employment law, recruitment, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, employee engagement, employee development and performance management.
Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programmes and other Human Resources recognition and engagement programs and processes.
Excellent organizational management and reporting skills.
Ability to lead, develop and support staff.
Excellent written and spoken communication skills.


How to apply:

If you meet the above criteria and have what it takes to add value to our business, send your application, CV (including 3 referees) and scanned certificates electronically to Maggi Kaddu Consulting Company at mkbaliddawa@gmail.com Deadline for receiving applications – 27th January 2012.

Deadline: 27th January 2012

MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:Project Assistants (2 positions)

MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition (MACCO)


MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition (MACCO) is a civil society regional anti-corruption network based in West Nile. MACCO works to enhance transparency, accountability and responsive governance with a view to improve service delivery, human rights and pro-poor policy environment. In our 5 years Strategic Plan (SP), MACCO identifies three focus areas under governance; (1) inclusion and participation of the very poor and marginalized in decision­-making processes, (2) curtailing corruption and misuse of public and private resources, sustainable livelihoods. MACCO has implemented similar governance and human rights interventions in the last three years with support from MS Uganda, Action aid, DANIDA, The Royal Danish’ Embassy in Uganda, Uganda National NGO Forum, and Anti-corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) and now with Independent Development Fund (IDF, the European Union (EU) and Government of Uganda.

Our partner, Center for Governance and Economic Development (CEGED) is a not-for-profit organisation that was started in 2009 and has founder members that pride themselves of over a decade of active community development work within the West Nile region. The aspiration of CEGED is to be a center of excellence in the promotion of good governance practices and initiatives for economic prosperity, all focusing on poverty reduction in line with the Government of Uganda’s National Development Plan and the Millenium Development Goals (MGDs). The vision of CEGED is “to promote Good Governance as a catalyst for socio-economic development in the West Nile sub-region”. The activities of CEGED aim to result in a simplified accountable Government, a responsible and economically empowered citizenry. CEGED works in partnership with SNV to facilitate sustainable local solutions in Agriculture and Water Sanitation and Hygiene. It takes lead to facilitate CSOs learnings to pursue a vast range of different goals, including promoting voice and accountability in policy development and implementation

We have received funding from the European Union under Democratic Governance and Accountability Programme (DGAP) to implement Community Empowerment for Social Accountabiltty (CESA) project’.. CESA is aimed at building citizens civic competencies to participate in local governance and be able to hold their leaders to account. This is intended to be achieved through an interactive and collaborative process that will have capacity of CSOs in

Adjumani, Moyo, Yumbe and Nebbi districts strengthened and motivate local authorities and leaders to engage with citizens while being accountable and responsive to the needs of the poor and marginalize people in West Nile. CESA shall be implemented in partnership with Centre for Governance and Economic Development (CEGED).

We are now looking for qualified Ugandans to take up job positions in this project as below;

Project Assistants (2 positions)

The purpose of this position is to manage program- support functions at MACCO and CEGED Arua offices. The holder of the position will be responsible for documentation of the accomplishments, Processes and learnings, Manage ICT functions; and provide high quality Project secretarial support functions to our partners and clients. Specifically He/or she will: Provide technical support to all the program officers to organise materials, provide specific written content such as program briefs, success stories, promising practices and lessons learnt, and gather available photographs and videos.

Key Responsibility Area

a) Assist in mobilisation of clients, and prepares workshop and trainings materials

b) Gather program information and condense it into well written web content

c) Ensure that documentation is one medium such as videos is also written for print and web versions

d) Keep track of documents, drafts and ensure that required full rounds of edits and approvals that are required take place

e) Assist with the logistics that are in line with documentation processes

f Assist with procurement processes necessary for hiring services such as writers, designers, photographers, printers etc.

g) Assist with the preparation of reports and any other activities as directed by the supervisor
Requirement:

Qualifications/ Requirements

■ Bachelors degree in Mass Communication, Development Studies or related work experience of minimum 3 years, in similar position, post graduate training or graduate in relevant discipline.

■ Experience in Governance, policy advocacy, Human rights based approach is an added advantage.

■ Excellent organisation environment, and documentation, self driven, computer skills with high sense of quality, strong internet skills, power point presentation working knowledge of data analysis computer applications.

How to apply:

To apply, send a cover letter stating how your qualification and experience match this job and accompanying CV to reach The Executive Director, MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition, P. 0. Box 714, Arua, or by email to info@macco.or.ug OR macco@accu.or.ug not later than 5:00pm on 23rd January 2012.

Deadline: 23rd January 2012

Jobs at MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition in Uganda

Job Title:Finance and Admin Officer (1)

MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition (MACCO)
MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition (MACCO) is a civil society regional anti-corruption network based in West Nile. MACCO works to enhance transparency, accountability and responsive governance with a view to improve service delivery, human rights and pro-poor policy environment. In our 5 years Strategic Plan (SP), MACCO identifies three focus areas under governance; (1) inclusion and participation of the very poor and marginalized in decision­-making processes, (2) curtailing corruption and misuse of public and private resources, sustainable livelihoods. MACCO has implemented similar governance and human rights interventions in the last three years with support from MS Uganda, Action aid, DANIDA, The Royal Danish’ Embassy in Uganda, Uganda National NGO Forum, and Anti-corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) and now with Independent Development Fund (IDF, the European Union (EU) and Government of Uganda.

Our partner, Center for Governance and Economic Development (CEGED) is a not-for-profit organisation that was started in 2009 and has founder members that pride themselves of over a decade of active community development work within the West Nile region. The aspiration of CEGED is to be a center of excellence in the promotion of good governance practices and initiatives for economic prosperity, all focusing on poverty reduction in line with the Government of Uganda’s National Development Plan and the Millenium Development Goals (MGDs). The vision of CEGED is “to promote Good Governance as a catalyst for socio-economic development in the West Nile sub-region”. The activities of CEGED aim to result in a simplified accountable Government, a responsible and economically empowered citizenry. CEGED works in partnership with SNV to facilitate sustainable local solutions in Agriculture and Water Sanitation and Hygiene. It takes lead to facilitate CSOs learnings to pursue a vast range of different goals, including promoting voice and accountability in policy development and implementation

We have received funding from the European Union under Democratic Governance and Accountability Programme (DGAP) to implement Community Empowerment for Social Accountabiltty (CESA) project’.. CESA is aimed at building citizens civic competencies to participate in local governance and be able to hold their leaders to account. This is intended to be achieved through an interactive and collaborative process that will have capacity of CSOs in

Adjumani, Moyo, Yumbe and Nebbi districts strengthened and motivate local authorities and leaders to engage with citizens while being accountable and responsive to the needs of the poor and marginalize people in West Nile. CESA shall be implemented in partnership with Centre for Governance and Economic Development (CEGED).

We are now looking for qualified Ugandans to take up job positions in this project as below;

Finance and Admin Officer (1)

Based at CEGED the incumbent shall be responsible for maintaining efficient and effective utilization of the organization’s resources in accordance with policies and procedures and ensuring smooth and day-to-day administration. The holder of the position will be responsible administration, selected HR, documentation, quality project logistical, secretarial and administrative support to CEGED staff, partners and clients.

Key Responsibility Area

a) To maintain an appropriate and effective financial management system.

b) Preparing and producing regular financial/ accountability reports; Ensuring timely requisition and disbursement of funds for the day-to-day project activities

c) Carrying out any other duties as might be necessary for maintaining and effective financial management system.

Requirement:

Qualification and Experience; a) At least 3 years experience in a reputable organisation preferably an NGO with diverse programs handling big budget. b) Degree in Accounting or related discipline, professional Accounting qualifications (CPA, ACCA), Knowledge of computerized accounting package is essential, proven attention to detail, ability, to work under pressure to strict deadlines, prioritize tasks effectively, excellent interpersonal skills.
to apply:

How To apply:

send a cover letter stating how your qualification and experience match this job and accompanying CV to reach The Executive Director, MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition, P. 0. Box 714, Arua, or by email to info@macco.or.ug OR macco@accu.or.ug not later than 5:00pm on 23rd January 2012.


Deadline: 23rd January 2012.

Jobs at Nsambya Hospital in Uganda

Job Title: Hospital Administrator

St. Raphael of St. Francis Hospital, Nsambya is a Church founded private-not-for profit institution that is committed to providing quality affordable health care to all without compromising the poor.

Nsambya Hospital invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Hospital Administrator. The candidates should be a well qualified self motivated, committed team player with confirmed experience in General Management more so in a large hospital

Special Responsibilities:

1. Be a member of the hospital management team.
2. To be primarily responsible for general hospital management.
3. To ensure maintenance of the hospital properties and to oversee development projects.
4. To write project proposals for the hospital that can be forwarded to potential funders.
5. To supervise communication and* office management
6. To co-ordinate and supervise hospital transport
7. To supervise supplies management
8. To supervise medical records.
9. To supervise all administrative staff.
10. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirement:

Person Specifications:

* Should have a postgraduate qualification in general management but specific qualification in hospital management will be an added advantage.
* Should have at least three years’ experience at senior management level in a medium – large sized enterprise.
* Should be aged between 30-40 years.
* High level of integrity
* Computer literate


How to apply:

Remuneration is competitive and will depend on the level of experience. Applicants should name three referees with the latter’s day time phone numbers. An updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of certificates and transcripts should be submitted. Closing dates for receiving applications is Friday, 27th January 2012. Submissions should be done during working hours / days. Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resource Manager
Nsambya Hospital
P. 0. Box 7146
KAMPALA UGANDA
Tel: 0414 267012/3; 0414 501121


E-mail – nsartt1iyahosp@africaonline.co.ug; Nsambya@ucmb.co.ug

Deadline: 27th January 2012

Jobs at Ultimate Security Uganda Ltd- Sales/ Marketing

Job Title: Marketing/ Sales Executives
Number of Positions: 2

Summary Job Description:
The Marketing/ Sales Executive is charged with promoting the company services

Key Result Areas
• Achieving marketing/ sales targets
• Servicing existing customers
• Strategizing for penetration of new markets
• Maintaining up-to-date customer information and developing an effective customer data base
• Solving customer complaints promptly to ensure maximum customer satisfaction
• Identifying value adding customer service improvement activities

Essential Skills and Competencies
• A Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in relevant business discipline
• Proven experience in Marketing and sales
• Good organizational and reporting skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

How to Apply;
Suitable applicants should send their applications with CVs to:

The human Resources Officer,
Ultimate Security Uganda Ltd
Plot 1-5, Spring Close Bugolobi.
P.O Box 21644,
Kampala- Uganda

Deadline: 23rd January 2012

Jobs at Traidlinks in Uganda

Job Title: Business Support Project Manager

About this job

Our client Traidlinks is an Irish NGO whose vision is to diminish poverty in developing countries by inspiring, supporting and promoting enterprise and contributing sustainably and equitably to local and world trade fill the above vacancy;

Role:

The Business Support Project Manager - Uganda will act as Client Manager for a number of Ugandan companies; supporting and managing their business development needs. This will involve being able to build strategic relationships with companies to support business change and capacity building. It will involve drawing in a wide range of expertise from within and outside Traidlinks to help address needs of individual businesses. This role will develop in line with the development of Traidlinks and its duties and responsibilities will adapt accordingly.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Responsible for the development and delivery of mentoring and business development support to a specific group of Client companies.
* Strategic engagement with senior executives in Traidlinks’ client companies to identify business needs and identify priorities for support.
* Conduct business diagnostics/needs assessments and develop mentoring/support strategies to address problem areas.
* Provision of technical support and advice directly to company executives/relevant staff.
* Draw in expertise from Traidlinks staff, consultants, local partners and international experts as required.
* Performance management for results - monitoring and tracking results and on-going engagement with companies to monitor performance improvements and adjust support accordingly.
* Support strategic development of Traidlinks mentoring and enterprise support programmes including development of new and innovative ways of delivering business support services, engagement with local service providers.
* Assist with the development and rollout of cross functional programmes and activities
* Support reporting and project management of mentoring and enterprise development programmes in contributions to reports and on-going input to improve focus and impact of programmes.

Qualifications:

* Degree in Project Management level qualification.
* A minimum of 5 years’ managerial experience within a private sector environment ideally working in/with SMEs in manufacturing or service industry.
* Experience of working in the private sector in East Africa.
* Strong communication and negotiating skills both verbally and in written form.
* Knowledge of business and strategic planning ideally drawn from work in/with SMEs.
* International Experience beyond East Africa.
* Functional skill in either Finance, Marketing, Operations or Sales.
* Strategic innovate thinking.
* Inter-cultural knowledge.
* Ability to work independently
* Flexibility in scope of role and thinking
* Ability to deal with ambiguity.
* Pragmatic approach to dealing with problem-solving.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address and send your application by email to traidlinksjobs@nftconsult.com

Only successfully candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.



Deadline; 26th January 2012

Hunger Project Uganda Jobs- Administrative Secretary

Job Title: Administrative Secretary (AS)
Reporting to the F&AO, the responsibilities of the AS include but not limited to the following
• Perform a variety of administrative and executive support tasks
• Enforce administrative policies and procedures of the organization to ensure compliance
• Oversee general office management activities and administration personnel

Required Activities:
• Bachelors degree in administration, social sciences, management studies or related field
• At least 3 years administrative experience working with an NGO
• Proficiency in computer software and office applications including Ms Word and MS Excel

How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the above requirements should hand deliver their applications with a detailed Cv, copies of all academic and professional certificate/transcripts, 4 reference contacts 2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer, day time contact number and salary history to the address below

The Country Director
The Hunger Project Uganda
Kisozi complex, Nakasero
Annex Building, Ground Floor, office no.1

Deadline: Friday 27th January 2012

Hunger Project Uganda Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Assistant Finance Officer (AFO)
Reporting to the F&AO, the responsibilities of the AFO include but are not limited to the following
• Timely processing and disbursing of organization funds and ensuring proper accountability for funds disbursed
• Maintain recorded book of accounts
• Fixes assets register maintenance and good filing system of all documents pertaining to financial transactions

Required Knowledge and Skills
• Bachelors degree in finance or accounting
• At least 3 years professional experience in accounting and finance
• Must be well organized and accurate with figures
• A good team player who is flexible, tolerant, committed and capable of working within a multicultural team



How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the above requirements should hand deliver their applications with a detailed Cv, copies of all academic and professional certificate/transcripts, 4 reference contacts 2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer, day time contact number and salary history to the address below

The Country Director
The Hunger Project Uganda
Kisozi complex, Nakasero
Annex Building, Ground Floor, office no.1

Deadline: Friday 27th January 2012

Jobs at The Hunger Project Uganda

Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer
Reporting to the Country Director, the key result areas of the F&AO include but are not limited to the following:
• Provide technical guidance to THP Uganda management on financial management and administration
• Preparation of annual budgets, and assist the Country Director to manage the budget in line with the set guide lines
• Prepare monthly and quarterly budget performance reports, forecasts and ensure action points are implemented
• Implement all financial policies and procedures of the organization

Required Knowledge and Skills
• A minimum of a Bachelors degree preferably in commerce, accounting and finance, and professional qualifications such as ACCA/ CPA
• A minimum of 7 years working experience, 3 of which must be at a senior management position in a reputable NGO
• Ability to plan, prioritize and organize self and others

How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the above requirements should hand deliver their applications with a detailed Cv, copies of all academic and professional certificate/transcripts, 4 reference contacts 2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer, day time contact number and salary history to the address below

The Country Director
The Hunger Project Uganda
Kisozi complex, Nakasero
Annex Building, Ground Floor, office no.1

Deadline: Friday 27th January 2012

Jobs at Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG)

Job Title: PROJECT MANAGER – FAMILY PLANNING (1 POST)

Duty Station:UHMG HEAD OFFICE – KAMPALA

Reports to: DIRECTOR PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Job Summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to provide strategic leadership for improved accessibility and use of Family Planning Commodities in Uganda by increasing geographical coverage with emphasis to rural penetration of these commodities working through the private health sector.

This position requires a person who has specific hands-on knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing of Reproductive Health. The person should also have vast knowledge on communication and community based demand generation strategies for Family Planning

Essential Job Functions:

* The Project Manager will be specifically responsible for the following tasks:-
* Lead Design the implementation strategy that supports penetration and use of Family Planning Commodities to the targeted population down to the rural areas
* Provide overall management and coordination of Family Planning Product distribution and use by guiding the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting
* Leverage on the contributions of other players (including MoH and UNFPA) engaged in Family Planning product and service provision by establishing strategic working relationship and partnerships.
* Work closely with the targeted district Local Governments for increased UHGM visibility as a partner of choice in the provision of Family planning products and services at the district level.
* Work closely with the targeted district Local Governments for increased UHGM visibility as a partner of choice in the provision of Family planning products and services at the district level
* Manage the staff for effective and efficient implementation of the Family planning program.

Requirement:

Minimum Requirements:

* A Bachelors degree in social sciences or health related discipline.
* A Masters degree in project management, business management and planning is an added advantage.
* Good knowledge of MS Office programs like Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
* At least 5 years experience working in public health communication.
* Experience in working with community health-intervention programs is needed.
* Should have experience in working on community-health referral models.
* Evidence on having established and managed an effective referral network is essential.
* Experience in working on Behavior change communication programs.
* Experience in working with the private sector and NGOs is an added advantage.
* Should have training experience and partnership building with HIV/AIDS/T.B service providers.
* Should be familiar with PEPFAR and USAID reporting requirements.
* Should be flexible, innovative, with reporting writing, communication, presentation, interpersonal, and team work skills, as well as networking, facilitation, strategic thinking.
* A self-starter, and able to work with minimum supervision.
* Able to work under pressure with competing deadlines.
* Able to work with a multi-cultural environment within the organization.



How to apply:

Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left- hand side of the envelope” to: The Human Resources & Administration Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21,27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda, or to P. 0. Box 4553, Kampala.


Deadline: 27th January 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Jobs at Posta Uganda- Manager Internal Audit

Job Title: Manager, internal Audit
Reports to: Head Internal Audit Department

Job Description:
• Perform reviews of financial system, internal controls and organizational policies to assure management of efficient and effective use of resources, accuracy of records, security of assets and prevention of fraudin accordance with the company’s policies and procedures
• Plan and perform audits and/ or special investigations of systems, policies and activities as requested by supervisor

Qualifications
• A minimum of Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Business administration or Financial Management majoring in accounting from a recognized institution
• Full professional qualifications eg ACCA, CPA, CIa

Working experience and other competencies:
• A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience from a reputable organization
• Demonstrable knowledge of Audit planning, audit reporting and risk assessment

How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the criteria specified should send application letters attaching copies of academic documents, a detailed CV, as well as names and contacts of three referees to reach the address below

The Company Secretary,
Posta Uganda
P.O box 7106
Kampala

Deadline: January 20th 2012

Posta Uganda Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Manager, Financial Accounting
Reports to: head, Finance Department

Job Description:
• Oversee UPL’s accounting and reporting operations including maintaining sun
• Periodically review operating procedures and ensure that internal controls are in place
• Oversee management of fixed assets, payroll and budgeting
• Ensure that standard payments are effected on time
• Carryout any other duties as may be assigned to by the supervisor from time to time

Qualifications:
• Minimum of bachelors degree in commerce, business administration or financial management majoring in accounting from recognized university or institution
• Full professional accounting qualifications ( eg ACCA,CPA,CA)

Work Experience and other competencies:
• Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience from a reputable organization
• Demonstrable progressive and professional accounting experience, knowledge of computerized accounting, good report writing skills


How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the criteria specified should send application letters attaching copies of academic documents, a detailed CV, as well as names and contacts of three referees to reach the address below

The Company Secretary,
Posta Uganda
P.O box 7106
Kampala

Deadline: January 20th 2012

Jobs at Posta Uganda

Job Title: Head, Human Resources & Administration Department
Reports to: Managing Director

Job Description:
• Manage Human Resources as well as General Administration functions in the company
• Formulate and develop manuals to guide corporate policy on HR and Administration
• Lead on process of directing and aligning all company resources towards meeting the set goals and objectives
• Manage the employee performance function and process in the organization

Qualifications;
• Minimum of a masters degree in human Resource Management, organizational psychology, or Corporate Administration
• Preference will be given to candidates with a mix of these qualifications

Working Experience and other competencies:
• Minimum of seven years experience in the field of HR or corporate Administration, at least 3 of which should have been in a managerial position in a busy/ big office
• Demonstrable knowledge of current labor laws, asset management and general Administration

How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the criteria specified should send application letters attaching copies of academic documents, a detailed CV, as well as names and contacts of three referees to reach the address below

The Company Secretary,
Posta Uganda
P.O box 7106
Kampala

Deadline: January 20th 2012

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