Jobs at UNDP in Uganda- Programme Assistant

Job Title: PROGRAMME ASSISTANT - MANAGEMENT SUPPORT UNIT (RE-ADVERTISED)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    12-Jun-12
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    GS-5
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    01-Jul-2012
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year
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Background

Under the overall guidance of the Country Director and direct supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the Programme Assistant supports the Management Support Unit (MSU) in facilitating the implementation of the Country Programme Document (CPD), and Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP), with its associated projects and programmes. The main role of the M&E Programme Assistant is to ensure the optimal support function of the MST in substantive and financial monitoring of the CPAP programmes including effective monitoring of implementation. The Programme Assistant supports the team in strategic planning and identification of new programme areas while ensuring consistency with UNDAF/CPD priorities and creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities.

The Programme Assistant works in close collaboration with the Operations team in the Country Office (CO), Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

    Support to the effective monitoring and application of lessons learned for support to the strategic direction of UNDP programme;
    Support to the MSU through the provision of detailed information of the status of implementation of  CO programme and facilitates the supervision of the Management Support Programme team;
    Facilitates and supports strategic partnerships and resource mobilization;
    Supports and assists in the provision of top quality M&E policy advice services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge building and management.

The Programme Assistant supports the strategic direction of UNDP M&E  programme focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Facilitates and assists in the analysis of the political, social and economic situation in the country and collaborative preparation/revision of the monitoring and Evaluation frameworks of the CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP, AWP and other related documents;
    Supports the identification of strategic effective evaluation strategies for the programme;
    Supports the operationalization of UNDAF/CPD monitoring and evaluation process in collaboration with the main partners and other UN Agencies. Facilitates the Identification of possibilities for joint programming;
    Assists and supports the analysis and presentation of UNDP M&E policies and their implementation in the Country Office;
    Supports the CO M&E process mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management, control of the workflows in the Programme Unit.

Ensures effective support to the management of the CO M&E programme and focusing on supporting quality control of the M&E process of the full cycle of programming from formulation to implementation achieving the  following results:

    Supports the effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results;
    Supports the design and formulation of CO M&E programme within the area of responsibility, translating UNDP priorities into local interventions. Coordination of programme implementation with the executing agencies;
    Supports the strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
    Supports the effective monitoring, measuring the impact of the CO programme and evaluation. Constant monitoring and analysis of the programme environment, timely readjustment of programme;
    Supports the implementation, in association with participating UN agencies, the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT), follow up on audit recommendations. And ensure that all exceptions are timely reported;
    Assists in ensuring that reports are regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes;
    Supports the organization of cost-recovery system for the services provided by the CO to projects in close collaboration with Operations Manager;
    Assists in ensuring the preparation of lessons learned reports from the monitoring and evaluation processes.

Facilitates the establishment and maintenance of strategic partnerships and supports the resource mobilization focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Support the implementation of the CO partnerships and resources mobilization strategies through effective, high quality and timely financial and substantive reports on cost sharing resources and their programming to achieve programme outcomes;
    Supports the creation and coordination of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society etc.
    Assists in the determination of programmatic areas of cooperation, based on strategic goals of UNDP and lessons learned from M&E processes, country needs and donors’ priorities;
    Assists in the analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost-sharing.

Supports the provision of top quality M&E advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management  focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Supports the identification of sources of information related to M&E and policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country policy goals;
    Assists and facilitates the coordination of development of policies and institutions that will address the country’s problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners;
    Supports the establishment of M&E advocacy networks at national level and linked to international networks. Relevant, high-impact M&E advocacy campaigns are implemented with key partners;
    Supports the provision of CO sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
    Supports and facilitates the organization of training programmes for the operations/ projects staff on Finance and M&E processes.

Impact of Results:

The key results have an impact on the overall success of the country programme and reaching UNDAF/ CPD goals. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
    Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:
Knowledge Management and Learning:

    Promotes knowledge management in UNDP and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example;
    Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting;
    Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects, mobilize resources;
    Ability to formulate and manage budgets, manage contributions and investments, manage transactions, conduct financial analysis, reporting and cost-recovery;
    Good knowledge of the Results Management Guide and Toolkit;
    Good ICT skills, knowledge of Atlas;
    Ability to implement new systems and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change.

Management and Leadership:

    Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
    Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills;
    Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities. 

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Post Secondary Education and preferably with Certificate/Diploma in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field;
    Prince2 Training and Certification, RMG.

Experience:

    5 years of relevant experience at the national level in providing management support, hands-on experience in supporting programme teams implementing development projects and supporting establishment of inter-relationships among international and national governments;
    Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

    Fluency in written and spoken English;
    Fluency in the national language of the duty station.

NOTE:    PREVIOUS CANDIDATES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO REAPPLY.


How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=30229

Deadline: 1st July 2012

National Economist Jobs at UNDP in Uganda

Job Title: NATIONAL ECONOMIST - UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY (RE-ADVERTISED)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    12-Jun-12
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    NO-C
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    01-Jul-2012
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year
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Background
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Senior Economist, the National Economist advises Senior Management on economic development policies and trends, as well as on relevant linkages between these and UNDP’s country programme in Uganda.

In addition, the National Economist works with national counterparts, including the government of Uganda, to identify evidence-based policy options that promote inclusive growth, sustainable human development and the attainment of the MDGs, thus enhancing the policy impact of UNDP’s country programme. The national economist also advocates for the core principles underlying UNDP’s corporate mandate, and represents the organization in relevant policy and development forums.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

    Advice and support to UNDP’s management team and country programme in Uganda on economic and development issues.
    Advice to Government counterparts and facilitation of knowledge building on economic and development issues.
    Creation of strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilization.
    Advocacy and promotion of UNDP’s mandate and mission.

Provides advice and support to UNDP management, programmes and projects focusing on achieving the following results:

    Compilation, analysis and interpretation of economic and statistical data; thorough research of economic and development issues in the country; and preparation of high quality analysis and reports.
    Provision of high quality analysis and substantive inputs to CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP and other strategic documents of the UN.
    Support to the implementation of UNDP’s country programme in Uganda, providing advice on how to ensure alignment of UNDP’s country programme with national policies and priorities, and contributing to the management of UNDP’s programme in the area of strategic policy and economics.
    Contribution to sub-regional, regional and inter-agency initiatives related to economic and development issues.
    Representation of UNDP in relevant working groups and taskforces.

Provides policy advice and options to national counterparts, including government, and facilitates knowledge building and management focusing on achieving the following results:

    Assessment of the country’s economic development policies and their impact on poverty reduction, growth, environmental sustainability, equity and human development.
    Provision of policy options that promote broad-based socioeconomic development; based on a sound, evidence-based understanding of these issues.
    Contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice through the identification of best practices and lessons learned.
    Training and capacity building support for UNDP staff and Government officials, public institutions on economic issues.

Promotes the establishment of strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilization, focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Development of partnerships with other UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society, academia and research institutions based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities.
    Analysis and research of information on donor practices and performance, including the preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation.
    Production of periodic updates and briefs on country development situation to be used by stakeholders, CO and HQ.
    Undertaking of selected studies/research on emerging development concerns that feed into government/development partners processes.
    Representation of UNDP in relevant working groups and taskforces.

Advocacy and promotion of awareness of UNDP’s mandate and mission, focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Public and policy advocacy for the Millennium Development Goals, pro-poor and equitable economic growth, as well as sustainable human development, through the active participation in relevant forums, conferences and trainings.
    Support to the monitoring progress of the Millennium Development Goals in Uganda, and the formulation of strategies that contribute to the achievement of these goals.
    Management of events and publications on economic issues.

Impact of Results:
The key results for this post, as outlined in the previous section, will strengthen UNDP’s contributions to national policy dialogue and enhance the policy impact of UNDP’s programmes and projects in Uganda. In particular, these key results will have an impact on the design of programmes, and the creation of strategic partnerships, whilst also contributing to the achievement of resource mobilization targets. The post will also increase the visibility of UNDP in current policy debates on economic development.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
    Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP.
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
    Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional Competencies
Knowledge Management and Learning

    Shares knowledge and experience and contributes to UNDP Practice Areas and actively works towards continuing personal learning and development.
    Ability to provide top quality policy advice services on economic issues.
    In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting.
    Capacity to adapt policies, approaches and models to meet emerging needs.
    Ability to lead formulation and evaluation of development programmes and projects.
    Ability to apply economic theory to the specific country context, carry out high-quality economic research.

Management and Leadership:

    Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback.
    Encourages risk-taking in the pursuit of creativity and innovation.
    Leads teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills.
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
    Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
    Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Master’s Degree in Economics. A PhD in economics or related fields would be an asset.

Experience:

    Five (5) years of relevant work experience at the national or international level.
    Extensive experience in research and policy-related analysis.
    Demonstrated experience of working in development and aid environments with government agencies, national researchers and development partners.
    Experience in the design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
    Publications and active participation in international conferences on development issues would be an asset.
    Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, including advanced software programmes for statistical analysis of data.

Language:

    Fluency in written and spoken English.
    Excellent written and presentation skills.
    Knowledge UN and national language of the duty station is an asset.

How to Apply:

http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=30215
Deadline: 1st July 2012

Jobs at UNDP in Uganda- Administration Clerk

Job Title: ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK - REGISTRY AND HOUSING (RE-ADVERTISED)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    12-Jun-12
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    GS-4
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    01-Jul-2012
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Background
Under the guidance and supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Administrative Clerk/Registry and Housing provides reliable registry services and assists in the management of the office building and UN village. The Administrative Clerk/Registry and Housing demonstrates a client-oriented approach, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:

    Maintenance of the registry system;
    Effective mail and pouch management and cost recovery for related services to agencies;
    Management of the UN Housing.

Ensures maintenance of registry system focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Set up and maintenance of the office filing system in accordance with the UNDP Global Filing System and the Office intranet/E-documentation;
    Opening of new subject files as required and disposal of old files in accordance with the established retention schedule;
    Maintenance of archives, making sure files are properly stored and accessible; safe keeping of documents according to the office E-documentation system;
    Provision of photocopies of material from the confidential registry files, as requested by staff. Assistance in the collection of  reference and background material from registry files;
    Establishment and maintenance of records system of file movements within the office; maintenance of the office circulation and reading files using efficiently the office intranet system;
    Preparation of correspondence and reports related to registry activities;
    Participation in the creation and maintenance of an electronic registry/archive system in close cooperation with the ICT staff.

Ensures provision of effective mail management using the office intranet and E-documentation focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Receipt, registration, coding and forwarding of incoming faxes, letters and other correspondence to proper department/unit/officer;
    Registration and dispatch of the outgoing communications, including pouch, and follow-up distribution. Prepares the summary of enclosure forms and necessary documents and maintains the file on pouches received to ensure that all bags are accounted for;
    Ensures cost recovery on Pouch Operations  prorating and billing of user agencies.

Assist in managing the UN Housing focusing on the achievement of the following results:

    Preparation of tenancy agreement; announce availability of vacant houses, facilitates  inspection of houses by intending tenants, receives complaints from tenants and reports to the supervisor;
    Monitoring of rent payments and payment for utilities;
    Facilitation and maintenance of records on repair of houses and equipment, generator, lawn mower etc.  

Impact of Results:
The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe, cost-effective and timely execution of the CO services.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values;
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:
Knowledge Management and Learning:

    Shares knowledge and experience;
    Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    Demonstrates good IT skills;
    Good knowledge of the UNDP Global filing system;
    Understanding of UNDP operations procedures.

Leadership and Self-Management:

    Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
    Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
    Responds positively to critical feedback and different points of view.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Secondary Education.

Experience:

    4 years of relevant  work experience;
    Ability to work with computer and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages.

Language Requirements:

    Fluency in the UN and national language of the duty station.

How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=30230


Deadline: 12th June 2012

Human Resource Jobs at East African Breweries Ltd in Uganda

Job Title:    Human Resources Business Partner-Supply
AutoReqId    32585BR
Function    Human Resources
Type of Job    Full Time - Exempt
Country    Uganda
External Job Description   

ROLE PROFILE

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner, Supply

Reports To: Head of Human Resources, Uganda

Context/Scope:

EABL operates within a multi cultural, multi national, multi currency environment. The company operates within the EA region and currently enjoys a market share of 61%. Recognized as the leading value and premium drinks company that is proud of the growth of our brands and our people.  The ambitious business goals focus our company on achieving strong growth through understanding of consumer & customer motivation. Unleashing the potential of our people is core to our success.
The business has created this role to consolidate gains in supply section of the business. As a member of the HR community, the Human Resources Business Partner-Supply is committed to creating the leadership and work environment that inspires people, develops talent and drives great performance.
This role works closely with the Head -HR, on Environmental and OHSAS management, HR team, Line Managers and HR Network (updates, communication, sharing of project work).

Market Complexity:

EABL operates in a highly competitive environment dominated by both domestic and Imported products. The dynamics of the industry in which EABL operates has a lot of changes e.g. restructuring, individual roles, technology, skills and competencies are continuously changing and affecting employee and the way business is done.
It is however critical that EABL maintains Leadership by continuous improvements in quality of product and service and its efficiencies while reducing cost and waste.  It must manage change and continuously develop its workforce. There is the need to enhance and sustain high morale to meet and maintain EABL performance goals.

Leadership Responsibilities:

This position directly reports to the Head Human Resources, and indirectly reports to the Supply Director. The position is responsible for managing talent in supply, and managing development programmes. Including reward, training, succession plans, etc.

Purpose of Role:

To assist the Head HR and Supply Director to manage the development and implementation of EABL Supply’s organisation and people strategy, supporting this key business unit and allocated functions.
• To lead aspects of the talent management/ organisation effectiveness agenda’s of the business functions.

Accountabilities
 Recommend and implement HR policies & HR plan - recruitment and selection, disciplinary action, separation, and staff development, training and retention.
• Driving both people and business strategy while supporting their performance and growth.
• Organizational change and development within the business and control of HR budget in area of responsibility.
• Manage the people performance process, “diagnosis” of capability development needs and assess employee perceptions and morale through surveys while addressing issues arising from the same.
• Ensure appropriate training and development programmes are available to meet the needs of the business and employees.
• Management of HR contracts with 3rd parties to provide quality services and within agreed budgets. Agreeing and tracking SLAs with HR solutions and delivery on programme agreements both with business, HR solutions and global.
• Industrial relations management and implementation of CBA terms and conditions

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Qualifications:

• First degree in Humanities (Sociology, Development studies, education, SWASA, Industrial Psychology)
• Post graduate qualification in HR, Industrial Psychology

Experience:
• Five years experience in HR, preferably in an FMCG environment
• Hr Management at senior level
• Knowledge of Industrial relations, Employee legal and regulatory requirements and Job evaluation methods.
• Business knowledge is an added advantage (BBA, International Relations)

Barriers to Success in Role:

Industrial unrest


How to Apply:

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_searchresults.asp?ref=52820123258&SID=^9P28PgfxkEQg21zBBzoxE65Kyal1x05v7eeR1BbAn2xTsiroZ1PzzdEfkc_slp_rhc_4awwX

Deadline: 8th June 2012


Electrical Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Job Title  :  Electrical Engineer
AutoReqId    32113BR
Function    Supply
Type of Job    Full Time - Non-Exempt (OT eligible)
Country    Uganda
External Job Description   

Electrical Engineer

**Application deadline - 8th June2012**

PURPORSE:

To ensure plant and power supply availability in-order to meet the production demands both in quality and quantity.

CONTEXT

Uganda Breweries faces a steep competition in the market, which is flooded with both local and imported beers.
The consumers have therefore a wide range to choose from
Hence UBL must have her products in abundance to ensure prompt delivery to her customers. To achieve this, the plant as well as power supply must be well maintained so that utilities are availed all the time for processing of good quality products.
Maintenance of the HV and all the utility and process equipment.
Stick to BS and Diageo standards with respect to electrical installation.
Be responsible to order and to maintain/calibrate the entire factory instruments.


KEY OUTPUTS:

 To minimise the effects of Load shedding and maintain a constant and regular touch with the planning group at UMEME to ensure our interest are taken care of before any new load shedding pattern comes out.
 To ensure all the standby power generators are well maintained.
 Ensure all scada systems in the plant and PLC controls are up and running at all times.
 Supervising contractors on site and ensure conformity to Diageo standards.
 To ensure the section adheres to set health and safety standards.
 To ensure all electrical and other related works do not harm the environment.
 Establish and maintain effective and meaningful relationships with UMEME area Manager and his staff.
 To digest and approve any proposed modification in the system.
 Ensure efficient response to any Standby power problems.
 Plan, organise and execute maintenance programmes for plant machinery and all the instruments.
 Plan for economical stocks of spares for each area.
 Monitor and improve KPI to within set standards so as to reduce costs.
 Acquire up to date British Standards information.
 Draw up and control the section Budget.
 Assist marketing on technical issues.
 Liase with the Engineering services manager for staff recruitment
 To keep abreast with new technology by under going refresher Training of all categories of workers in the electrical section. 
QUALIFICATIONS

-BSc. Degree in Electrical Engineering + PLC certificate.
or HD in electrical Eng with 3 yrs experience in low and high voltage services.
 or HD in electrical Eng + PLC programming Certificate

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

 The incumbent should know the set-up and operations for National grid in general plus secondary HV distribution relevant to UBL.
 Power system switching and operations plus the safety aspects
 Knowledge of operations maintenance of the transformers and generators
 Maintenance skills based on hands-on -the-job
 Good working knowledge on the computers.
 Basic knowledge of brewing Utility plant operation and packaging.
 Knowledge of operation of Programmable logic Controller and SCADA systems.


How to Apply:
https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_searchresults.asp?ref=52820123258&SID=^9P28PgfxkEQg21zBBzoxE65Kyal1x05v7eeR1BbAn2xTsiroZ1PzzdEfkc_slp_rhc_4awwX

Deadline: 8th June 2012



Jobs at East African Breweries Ltd in Uganda- Imports Manager

 Job Title :  Materials Planning & Imports Manager, Uganda
AutoReqId    32360BR
Function    Procurement
Type of Job    Full Time - Exempt
Country    Uganda
External Job Description   

Job Title: Materials Planning & Imports Manager, Uganda

***Application deadline - 8th June,2012***

Context/Scope:

UBL operates in a land locked region with high competition in terms of product quality and cost. 70% of its inputs are imported. To meet these challenges, provision of an unbroken chain of materials / components / finished products for manufacture goods / sale on time for the customer base. The role is charged with timely release of requirements to internal customers, ensuring that the requirements are delivered on time to the company using the correct carrier. Requirements are generally measured by accomplishing on time delivery to the internal customers, on time delivery from the supply base, attaining a freight budget, inventory shrink management, and inventory accuracy to match world-class standards.
Materials Planning & Imports Manager ensures that:

The range of goods handled cover a broad range – Capital Equipment, new IS systems, raw materials, components, Point Of Sale material and spares.

The incumbent is responsible for:
1. Material planning and delivery - scheduling, validation and implementation of company’s material requirement strategy for raw materials and components.
2. Imports coordination - managing the necessary documentation for the efficient, cost-effective and lawful execution of all imports activities. S/he will also work closely with different departments for inbound logistics strategy.
3. Ensuring that there’s a consistent flow of requirements flowing inward as per EABL requirements on quality, service and Corporate Citizenship.

Externally, the incumbent works with local / overseas suppliers, Customs Authorities and ensure total control over the supply chain from point of origin to plant, while ensuring the best total value.
Generally ensures the Coordination between Supply planning, and customer Delivery functions with ensuring steady supply of spirits and beer raw materials

Market Complexity:

The supply market is complex and volatile due to legislation, customs processes, and monopoly in some of the inputs we purchase.  The company imports about 70% of its total requirements. Most of the local suppliers have very low capabilities

The Company has very ambitious goals for 2013 and beyond. Procurement has to play its part in delivering target Saving over the next 3 years.

The Material Requirement Planning and Procure To Pay processes although supported by SAP are still not optimum and need improvement
 Accountabilities of the Role:
Planning, scheduling, control, and forecasting of materials and products requirement to meet company objectives and internal customer requirements.
• Managing and directing the entire inbound logistics process for raw/pack materials, finished goods (Beer and Spirits), Point Of Sale , spare parts and any other imports.
• Effective risk management and governance of the imports process – customs, GPA, stock policy, cost control, elimination of out of stock.
• Build Key relationship for value with Key stake holders in the supply chain.
• Guide the business regarding developments in customs and border policies.
Qualifications Required:
BBA, B.Com or related field.

Post Graduate Diploma in Logistics added Advantage.

CIPS added advantage.

SAP training / understanding.

Experience
Good communication, negotiation skills, ability to analyze financial and technical data and a solid understanding of supply chain management.
Good at decision making and planning.
 At least five (5) years experience with FMCG’s in Procurement.
Extensive knowledge in customs / border regulations.
Barriers to Success in Role
 • Material Requirement Planning system.
• Incorrect bills of materials and un-reported scrap.
• Shipping errors, receiving errors, and production reporting errors.
• Inconsistent communication channels.
• Limited business knowledge of process and procedures.

How to Apply:
https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_searchresults.asp?ref=52820123258&SID=^9P28PgfxkEQg21zBBzoxE65Kyal1x05v7eeR1BbAn2xTsiroZ1PzzdEfkc_slp_rhc_4awwX

Deadline: 8th June 2012

Customer Representative Jobs at East African Breweries Ltd in Uganda

 Job Title :   Customer Relationship Representative
AutoReqId    32587BR
Function    Sales
Type of Job    Full Time - Exempt
Country    Uganda
External Job Description   

Job Title: Customer Relationship Representative (CRR)
Level: Level 6 (a)
Reports To: Area Business Partner

Context/Scope:
EABL operates within a multi cultural, multi national, multi currency environment. EABL comprises four business units: UBL, EAML, CGI and KBL. UBL is further categorised into Demand and Supply. The Supply business is involved in production of beer and spirits. The Demand business is involved in marketing and pushing the product to consumers.
This role is located within the Demand Sales business. The CRR role will be critical to the overall UBL short, medium and long-term strategy in developing and driving our trade strategy and operational excellence within retail outlets and distributors. The jobholder is expected to have a high ability to build and develop trade relationships with outlet owners and staff / customers with high levels of respect/contact required.

The jobholder works closely with the Area Business Partner and Head of Sales. This position is field based and the job holder is expected to manage 400 outlets achieving Quality, Distribution, Visibility, Pricing and Promotion.
Dimensions
Financial:
 Area operations budget
Equipment: Company Vehicle
Promotion implementation expenditure within budget

Market Complexity:
 EABL (U) demand has 54% volume share of beer market.  EABL (U) demand is the No.1 FMCG Company in Uganda and also markets IDU brands. EABL operates in a very competitive environment that has seen the entrant of new players in the total alcohol category. This necessitates the need for pro-active business approach. The national distribution structure within the Ugandan alcohol market is key to EABL’s delivery of both volume growth and market share.

Market situation is changing rapidly due to the economic situation, declining disposable incomes and opening up of the economic trading blocks allowing in flow of products from other markets. Consumers are becoming more sophisticated.  This requires proactive selling to maximise company market share. Trade is evolving and being more sophisticated especially at retail level. 

Leadership Responsibilities:
 The job holder is required to ensure optimum brand visibility and maximized sales through close liaison with ABP, minimise the effects of all competitor brands within ethical guideline, report key field information to ABP and agree follow up plans, administer workload as directed and operate efficiently in management of time and budgets.

Purpose of Role:

 To positively influence sales of UBL brands by regular contact, networking and motivation in allocated retail accounts and to operate a one portfolio UBL brand approach for both beer and spirits.

TOP 3-5
Accountabilities • To understand each element of the outlets and UBL business plans and strategy for their implementation.
• Achieve sales volume, objectives, rate of Sale driver standards in retail trade QDVPP and UBL sales force effectiveness standards in distributor sales crews.
• To ensure distributor coverage and call frequency targets are achieved
• To support the development of selling skills within external merchandiser sales crews and develop merchandiser crews and retailers staff to achieve QDVPP standards without having to do it yourself.
• Develop brand-building activities for the outlet to implement, run retail promotion activities to plan and run UBL promotional activities in outlet.
• Ensure compliance with safety requirements at the work environment.
Qualifications and Experience Required: Qualifications
• A business related degree or equivalent

Experience
• At least 2 years experience in a similar role.
Barriers to Success in Role (Optional):


How to Apply:
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Deadline: 8th June 2012

Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Admin Clerk/ Chauffer

Job Title: Admin. Clerk/Chauffeur; FP-9; FSN-5
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 032/2012 Date: 05/23/2012

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:       Admin. Clerk/Chauffeur; FP-9; FSN-5
OPENING DATE: May 23, 2012
CLOSING DATE: June 05, 2012
WORK HOURS:    Full-time; 45 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

"The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Admin. Clerk/Chauffeur in the Department Of Defense Office (DOD)."

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Assists in all aspects of planning and implementing logistical and administrative support for DOD activities in Uganda. Executes financial tracking and processing of various interagency bills. Assigned chauffeur duties from the OSC and must be safety and security conscious at all times. Assisting in coordinating movements of VIP with DOD security teams, host nation military security personnel and police. Assigned duties as Assistant DOD Aircraft Ground Technician.
 A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education required: Completion of Secondary School (both 'O' and 'A') Level is required.
2.   Work Experience required:  Two years of chauffeur experience is required.  One-year experience in assisting and expediting travelers and aircraft through Entebbe airport is required. Minor bookkeeping, computer literacy with word and excel are required.
 3.  Language required:  Level III (good working knowledge in both written and spoken) English is required.
4.  Knowledge required:  Must be familiar with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns is required. Must be knowledgeable of logistical needs of small and large aircraft, refueling procedures, passenger and crew expedition procedures, and ground handling necessities. Must know locations of all major Kampala landmarks, government officers, and UPDF military installations.
5. Skills and Abilities required: Must have valid local driver's license for light vehicles; must be responsible, self-motivated and works with little supervision.  Must be able to perform emergency road service and be able to co-ordinate for road service assistance.  Occasionally have to load and unload heavy luggage and packages. Must have connections inside airport security, Civil Aviation Authority, Entebbe Ground Handling Services, and VIP section of Entebbe Airport.

SELECTION PROCESS
When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference



SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov


Deadline: 5th June 2012

East African Breweries Limited Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:    Sales Information & Administration Manager
AutoReqId    32586BR
Function    Sales
Type of Job    Full Time - Exempt
Country    Uganda
External Job Description   

Job Title: Sales Information & Administration Manager

Reports To: Sales Strategy & Operations Manager

Context/Scope: The Sales Information & Administration Manager role takes on the responsibility of managing resources gathering information and disseminating information that guides direction required. The role is the caretaker of sales information, both internal and external (e.g. research data) and helps interpret the data to guide the sales team and the sales leadership team. The role also implements the deployment of resources in the sales department.
The role feeds into strategy for the sales team, and thus an understanding of the business in terms of the products, customers, consumers, internal ways of working and industry complexities is crucial to the delivery of this role. This role tracks and informs on volume/profit performance, guiding the Divisional/Key Accounts Team to achieve Distributor and Retail performance objectives through their teams. The role is the key contact for research agencies on trade related research and is the liaison for the sales team with the research team in marketing.
The jobholder also works closely with the Finance and Customer service departments, especially on measurement and evaluation items. The role is in charge of working incentives and variable pay for the field sales team, as well as co-ordinating distributor incentives. The role looks after the day-to-day management of the sales overheads budget.

The jobholder will work 80% at office and 20% in the field across all regions.

Dimensions (Refers to the 3 sections below)
Financial:
 This role develops the overhead budgets for the team and manages it in a day-to-day basis in direct liaison with the sales strategy and operations manager.
Market Complexity:
 The role helps the team understand the market, through provision of market data especially from research and other relevant information sources.

Leadership Responsibilities:
 The role has no direct reports but helps manage the whole sales team administratively, giving guidance to the sales unit leaders and managing resources availed to the team to achieve objectives within budget.

Purpose of Role:

 Guiding decision making and tracking of performance (measurement and evaluation). This role manages the mission dashboard and also the commercial scorecard, guiding the sales strategy team build a clear sales trade strategy and plans for short, medium and long term to protect and grow UBL/UDV volumes and market share.
The role also is the CARM champion for the team, championing on operational compliance in the day to day sales activities and procedures as per Diageo standards
Accountabilities
 • Monitor and update on current and emerging trends in the sales front end of the business, guiding breakthrough strategy that affects sales execution
• Delivering on performance tracking and updates to help team focus on the objectives to be achieved, hence measuring and evaluating performance and administration of sales variable pay.
• Key role in ensuring control procedures are adhered to for the sales department.
• Managing resources for the team to facilitate delivery of superior operational support to the sales team within budget. Key liason between the sales team and finance

Qualifications and Experience Required: A Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field
Strong analytical skills
4-5yrs experience in related field

How to Apply:

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Deadline: 8th June 2012

Jobs at East African Breweries Limited (EABL) in Uganda

Job Title:    Cycle Planning & Activations Manager
AutoReqId    31737BR
Function    Sales
Type of Job    Full Time - Non-Exempt (OT eligible)
Country    Uganda
External Job Description   

Context/Scope:

EABL operates within a multi cultural, multi national, multi currency environment. EABL comprises four business units: UBL, EAML, CGI and KBL. UBL is further categorised into Demand and Supply. The Supply business is involved in production of beer and spirits. The Demand business is involved in marketing and pushing the product to consumers.

This role is located within the Demand Sales business. Approximately 40% of UBL’s sales is sold in less than 1700 outlets out of the universe of over 10,000 outlets. New trends show that increasingly there is a professional approach to Bar Management and multiple outlet ownership is starting to grow. This growth is mainly in the big accounts. EABL urgently needs to build its influence with these customers in order to move away from an increasingly price-focused dialogue, to focus upon mutual growth that delivers improved profit and volumes.

The Cycle Planning & Activations Manager works with a team composed of the Sales Administration Manager, Sales Training Manager, Sales Operations Manager, Marketing team and all Sales department management. The job holder will also work with Distributors and External auditors where high levels of respect/contact are required.

This position will be based 50% in the Office and 50% in the field across the region.

Dimensions
Financial:
Effective management and investment of ugx xx million btl sales budget  (Depending on region: East, West, North, Kampala inner, Kampala outer)

Market Complexity:
EABL (u) demand has 54% volume share of beer market.  EABL (u) demand is the No.1 FMCG Company in Uganda and also markets IDU brands. EABL operates in a very competitive environment that has seen the entrant of new players in the total alcohol category. This necessitates the need for pro-active business approach. The national distribution structure within the Ugandan alcohol market is key to EABLs delivery of both volume growth and market share.
EABL (u) has market share of 54% of Total Alcohol by category sales and about 50% in the spirits sector. There is increased threat from up and coming players in both beer and spirits especially in the lower and upper end market.

Leadership Responsibilities:

The job holder has no direct leadership responsibilities.

Purpose of Role:
Contribution towards the research & development of the UBL btl strategy acknowledging both trade and brand objectives and manage the btl budget and evaluate the effectiveness of the spend.
To co-ordinate the creation, targeting, implementation and evaluation of the UBL national promotion programme while analysing competitor activity strengths and weaknesses and propose corrective action.
To ensure continuity / alignment between regional promotion plans and brand integrity
TOP 3-5 Accountabilities

• Design and develop btl promotional plans and strategies for UBL, working in close liaison with UBL brand team
• Develop and maintain a matrix of national promotional events by month, by brand, by region
• Manage the evaluation of all promotion activity, as agreed
• Generate new innovative promotion mechanics
• Develop sales force presenter materials for each brand and promotion activity
• Attend at least 25 promotional events per month, throughout Uganda, to evaluate promotion effectiveness
• To issue a contact report after each field visit
• Manage the ordering, delivery and distribution of promotion support materials, sales aids and presentation items, in the right place, at the right time, at the right cost.
• Ensure compliance with safety requirements at the work environment.

Qualifications and Experience Required: Qualifications
• A Bachelor degree in a relevant field

Experience
• At least 4 years in brand management, trade marketing and marketing support.
• Comprehensive understanding of Uganda beer market

How to Apply:
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Deadline: 8th June 2012

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