Jobs at Capital Radio Ltd in Uganda- Sales Manager

Job Title: Agency Sales Manager

Capital Radio Ltd
AGENCY SALES MANAGER

Capital Radio Ltd. requires a self driven, dynamic and ambitious Agency Sales Manager.

Capital Radio Ltd. owns two radio stations, Capital FM and Beat FM in Uganda and has media interests elsewhere in East Africa.

The Agency Sales Manager will be a super achiever, with a basic knowledge of the advertising and media industry. He/She will have attention to detail, and also a successful track record in Sales and Marketing or Client Relations/Account handling from the Agency perspective. He/She will have the ability to continually achieve monthly Agency Sales targets. The successful candidate will need to exhibit outstanding team relationship and people skills both internally as well as externally.

In addition, the Agency Sales Manager will oversee and ensure that all Client campaigns are running on schedule and will provide weekly sales reports, insights and evaluations. He/She will be key in building excellent relationships across all Agencies that should translate into additional business or new accounts. He/She will also be required to conceptualize, present, sell and co-ordinate media and promotion proposals.

The candidate should ideally be 25 to 30 years of age. A first degree is desirable in Social Sciences or Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing option. Diploma holders who have specialized qualifications from recognized institutions in Marketing/ Advertising, Sales or Public Relations may also apply. An attractive salary package, as well as first – rate monthly bonuses await the successful candidate. There are also exciting career prospects for the successful candidate.

The Agency Sales Manager will report to the Head of Sales, Capital Radio Limited.


How to Apply

Applications should be sent by Wednesday 27th June 2012 to the Head of Sales, Capital Radio Ltd., Plot 1 A, Cooper Road, Kololo P.O. Box 7638, Kampala-Uganda or by email to: headsales@capitalfm-ug.com.

Deadline: 27th June 2012

Jobs at Linksoft in Uganda- Fuel Manager

Job Title: Fuel Manager

About this job

Our Client Linksoft is a company that deals with infrastructure maintenance, civil works and other technical activities and is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above;

Job profile: To maximize efficient use of fuel across the fleet/network, by driving analysis and implementation of fuel conservation and efficiency initiatives to meet budget fuel saving targets.To provide an internal and external company focus for fuel saving initiatives, fuel utilization data and analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Management

    Ensure operational focus on daily fuel delivery and consumption
    Liaise with the client in regards to fuel policies, reporting and delivery.
    Act as focal within company for fuel saving
    Deliver communication to all concerned parties to increase fuel efficiency awareness across the network
    Respond to queries raised with urgency and efficiency
    Represent the company in all fuel related meetings with the client
    Maintain  data and compliance monitoring for fuel delivered at site and used by staff
    Ensure all fuel policy issues are agreed by Fleet Management, field operations and finance prior to implementation
    Develop strong working relationships with other areas within company at all levels as well as key external stakeholders in order to achieve fuel saving initiatives

Financial Management

    Key involvement in setting budget fuel saving target
    Drive the delivery of initiatives to achieve the budgeted fuel saving target
    Coordinate cost/benefit analysis of fuel efficiency initiatives

Data Management

    Monitor day to day fuel delivery to sites
    Collect day to day information from field technicians on fuel delivery
    Provide daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly fuel data
    Critically analyze all fuel data and submit to the respective people/client.
    Perform monthly office fuel Performance Monitoring and determine appropriate changes to decrement level for recommendation to Fleet Management
    Maintain integrity and accuracy in data collection and delivery
    Perform fuel analysis comparisons to determine reasons for unexpected discrepancies
    Monthly analysis of extra fuel uplifted by fleet for field technicians
    Analysis of potential fuel savings for new initiatives

Skills and Abilities

    3+ years of experience with solid job history.
    Experience with fuel management
    Ability to express oneself clearly and directly in writing and in discussions with all types of individuals.
    Excellent computer, organization, and time management skills.
    Self-initiative and the ability to work well independently.
    Natural analytical skills.

Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related preferred..
    Understanding of basic accounting.
    Technical background
    At least 2 years in the same field preferably in a management position

How to Apply:

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

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

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

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

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

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


Deadline: 3rd July 2012



Jobs at Linksoft in Uganda- Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Manager
About this job

Our Client Linksoft is a company that deals with infrastructure maintenance, civil works and other technical activities and is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above;

Directly reports to: Head of Support

Job profile: Directs and oversees the organization's contracting, procurement, material control and logistics functions to ensure supply of goods or the provision of services is carried out timely, effectively and in accordance with established company policies and procedures.  Continuously improve programs, processes, and relationships.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Procurement

    Implement procurement strategy and policies.
    Forecast procurement needs.
    Create and implement KPI’s.
    Continually develop expertise to support growth for new projects. Training purchasing Clerks and Salesmen in the department.
    Monitor macro trends in supplier and contract base and implement plans to react.
    Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and customers.
    Identify and develop training opportunities.
    Order materials and services as per negotiated and appropriately approved. Review quotations.
    Prepare purchase requisitions, approve and issues purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions.
    Maintain procurement files.
    Track Purchasing activity and measurements.
    Discuss defective or unacceptable new goods or services with users, vendors and others to determine cause of problem and take corrective and preventative action.
    Ensure supplier compliance with site and company requirements for safety.
    Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships.
    Assist department in developing and implementing purchasing strategies for products.
    Taking over an existing project of customized and private label food products.
    Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and equipments in a timely and cost effective way; timely manner while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications.
    Help to lower the cost and secure agreements.
    Liaise with Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, as necessary for the business with the supplier.

2. Fleet

    Maintain record of control, receipt, transfer, replenishment, and issue for spare parts. Prepare requests for spare parts.
    Maintain document register on parts requested or due in. Enters repair parts and labor in computer to vehicle record file
    Conducts reconciliation of out stand0ing supply action and initiates follow up action as necessary.
    Ensure the tools and equipments are inventoried.
    Maintain electronic data and extracts information for reports as required.
    Edits requests from mechanics and ensures make, model serial number year are posted on each requisition
    Prepare monthly preventive and corrective maintenance schedules, include remote site equipment
    Prepare daily, weekly, monthly and annually reports and submit to direct manager.
    Hiring and monitoring fleet use and taking action to optimize fleet effectiveness.
    Performs technical specification reviews for proposed new vehicles.
    Provides advice with respect to vehicle and equipment modifications and usage.
    Undertakes periodic reviews of fleet database to ensure relevancy to current and forecasted needs and configurations.
    Monitors vehicle usage and coordinates rotations to ensure optimum use of limited Force vehicle assets against defines needs.

3. Stores

    Recruit, hire, train, evaluate and counsel store employees. Schedule, organize and direct assignments.
    Ensure interior and exterior of store is maintained to company standards.
    Encourage store employees to take ownership for their performance and career development plans; follow up on a regular basis.
    Provide exceptional customer service and ensure the employees also provide the same level of service.
    Communicate, execute, and manage marketing and merchandising programs.
    Conduct regular store meetings.
    Maintain adequate store supplies. Execute and monitor loss prevention and shrink programs.
    Management of all store operational issues, to include store housekeeping, store administrative duties, physical inventories, price changes, etc.
    Successful candidates should be able to cite significant achievements, demonstrating their ability to handle all aspects of retail operational and merchandising management issues, from the delivery of stock to the store to the final destination
    Ensure all orders are properly documented and released for pick-up.

Skills and Abilities

    Experience in the usage of computers and standard office software packages and knowledge of information management systems
    Good supervisory, interpersonal and communication skills
    Ability to interact effectively with various stakeholders
    Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Qualifications:

    A graduate qualification in Supply Chain Management, or Procurement and Logistics, or Purchasing and Supplies or related qualification.
    Possession of a postgraduate degree or professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage especially to CIPS holders.
    At least 2 years in the same field preferably in a management position

How to Apply:

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

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

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

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

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

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



Deadline:

Business Manager Jobs at Traidlinks in Uganda

Job Title: Business Services Manager
About this job

Our Client Traidlinks is a not for profit Organisation which works to engage the Irish Private Sector in promoting enterprise to diminish poverty in the Developing world.

Reports To: Enterprise Development Project Manager

Job Purpose:

The role will assist in the setting up and implementation of Tullow’s Supplier Development Programme; and will work closely with Tullow Oil and other Oil & Gas partners, Traidlinks’ staff in Kampala, Hoima and Board Members, major contractors and suppliers, Uganda Investment Authority, Uganda Chamber of Commerce, local business community, professional service firms, local NGOs, and Local Government.

The role directly supervises all Hoima Enterprise Centre staff; and is indirectly responsible for Start Up Businesses at the Enterprise Centre.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Together, with the Enterprise Development Project Manager and other appropriate service providers, identify, develop, design and deliver core services required for the Hoima Enterprise Centre.
    Establish effective management and administrative systems for the Enterprise Centre.
    Act as a key liaison person for Traidlinks with local businesses and provide mentoring advice and support to businesses participating in Traidlinks Enterprise Programme.
    Build strong personal relationships for Traidlinks with key operations stakeholders in the oil and gas sector and within the Hoima Business Community.
    Develop and maintain an up-to-date electronic database on local suppliers, SMEs and other appropriate support services within the Hoima and Masindi regions.
    Collate and publish appropriate procurement opportunities linked to the oil and gas sector to Traidlinks Enterprise Centre users and local business community, in line with Traidlinks Enterprise Development strategy in the region.
    Establish and manage systems of standards to ensure that the services provided by contracted service partners meet the demands of businesses in Traidlinks Enterprise programme.
    Manage service providers, ensuring they deliver effective services to client companies and individuals that are high quality and value for money.
    Together, with the Enterprise Development Project Manager, establish a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework and reporting structure for the complete Enterprise Development Project & Enterprise Centre for core funders of the Project.
    Support the Project Manager on the management of the Hoima Enterprise Centre budget agreed with the Enterprise Development Project Manager.
    Manages, set targets, reviews and develops the Hoima Enterprise Centre Staff.
    Deputise for the Enterprise Development Project Manager, when required.
    Supports the Project Manager on financial and budgetary management

Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or equivalent.
    Minimum 3 years proven experience in development and implementation of administration processes and systems in a managerial role.
    Strong understanding of the challenges of developing and running start-up businesses.
    Previous hands-on business and change management experience.
    Experience of stakeholder/relationship management.
    Confident and effective communicator
    Leadership skills
    Good interpersonal skills
    Financially literate
    Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email)
    Flexible
    Staying power
    Able to work in a multi discipline environment
    Commercially aware with sound business acumen
    Demonstrates ability to manage multiple stakeholder relationships
    Establishes priorities and works independently with minimal direction
    Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental goals
    Works independently with a minimal level of supervision
    Self-motivated and uses initiative and judgement to attain the best results
    Demonstrates a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment

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: 2nd July 2012


Jobs at Traidlinks in Uganda- Promotions Officer

Job Title: Promotions Officer
About this job

Our Client Traidlinks is a not for profit Organisation which works to engage the Irish Private Sector in promoting enterprise to diminish poverty in the Developing world.

Traidlinks is looking to recruit an individual to be responsible for the promotion of the Enterprise Centre

Reports To: Enterprise Development Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

Regional

    Be the first point of call for all media queries in the regions and respond to information requests from the general public.
    Research and write articles for media publications – including press releases.
    Develop and maintain/update a series of information notice boards in strategic locations in the Hoima and Masindi regions.
    In conjunction with Project Managers and key partners organise information events – workshops, seminars etc.
    Build strong, positive relationships with key media people in the Hoima and Masindi areas.
    Develop and maintain the Enterprise Centre website.

Internal

    Work with Traidlinks, key Tullow communications staff, Community Liaison Officers and other key stakeholders to develop, agree and deliver a strategic communications and marketing plan for the Enterprise projects in Hoima. This will be reviewed and updated annually to reflect new emerging priorities.
    Collate and provide written, photo and video updates on all Enterprise Centre, Agriculture Supply Chain activities in the Hoima and Masindi areas.
    Develop and provide high quality written, photo and video case studies of businesses participating in Enterprise programme in Hoima. These should be used on the Enterprise Centre’s website and available for stakeholders’ use.
    Develop and produce regular e-zine publications.
    Develop and maintain media books, as appropriate.

    Effectively manage a promotions budget agreed with the Enterprise Development Project Manager
    Organise training and mentoring for programme staff involved in media interview in Uganda.
    Receive and host key visitors to the Enterprise Centre, as advised by the Enterprise Development Project Manager.
    Assist with general administrative duties in the Enterprise Centre as required

Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree with a bias in Communications, Marketing or equivalent.
    Minimum 4 years proven experience in a communications and/or public relations role (required)
    Excellent computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email)
    Good working knowledge of website development and social media.
    Confident and effective communicator at all levels
    Good interpersonal skills
    Flexible
    Staying power
    Establishes priorities and works independently with minimal direction
    Collaborative with heightened communications and related interpersonal skills
    Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental goals
    Works independently with a minimal level of supervision
    Demonstrates a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment

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:  2nd July 2012



Jobs at Housing Finance Bank in Uganda

Job Title: O/c Market and Credit Risk


Job Description

O/c Market and Credit Risk

JOB REF:    RSK3.2

JOB TITLE:    O/c Market and Credit Risk

RANK:    Manager

REPORTS TO:    Head Risk Department

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

■    Establish and manage risk database for losses, near misses and abnormal gains bank wide in line with Basel II categorization.

■    Develop Market risk management tools such as Key Risk Indicators, Risk and Control Self Assessment, risk dash boards, heat maps.

■     Proactively participate in training and coaching of bank staff in areas of Risk management.

■    Effectively identify market risk from within as well as from external factors and create mitigating systems and mechanisms.

■    Participate in the establishment and implementation of an integrated frame work for measuring and monitoring market risk across the bank.

■    Compiling pertinent analytical reports for Asset and Liabilities Committee (ALCO).

■    Carrying out pertinent research and keeping abreast of relevant developments (skills, techniques, concepts, etc) in the market risk realm.

■    Analyze term sheets from the strategic partners and ensure that a proper hedging mechanism has been put in place.

■    Monitoring the credit exposures of the Bank.

■     Provide pro-active oversight reviews to ensure that risk taking remains within limits set by Senior Management/ Board of Directors with any material exception to Risk Management policies and tolerances being reported to Senior Management^ Board of Directors.
■      Provide support to ALCO in building and implementing Asset and liability policies and procedures.

■    Ensure that the Bank has adequate contingency plans to identify Market risk stress situations ahead of time and measures to deal with such unusual situations in a timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

■    A good undergraduate degree in any of the following fields; Statistics, Economics, Accounting & Banking from a, reputable university.

■    Public Accounting qualification and or MBA.
EXPERIENCE:

■    Minimum of 6 years experience in a Banking environment with at least 3 years in management of Market and Credit’ Risk.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

■     Sound knowledge of accounting and financial analysis, financial markets and products, credit analysis, banking operations and banking industry issues.

■    Strong analytical skills and attention to detail and sound knowledge of the macroeconomic environment and its impact on banking business and bank’s target markets/ customers.

■    Excellent report writing and analytical skills.

■    Excellent Interpersonal & networking skills.

■    Strong Communication skills.

■    High degree of Integrity & confidentiality.

■    Good Computer skills and knowledge is desirable.

AGE

■    Not above 40 years.

SALARY AND BENEFITS ARE VERY ATTRACTIVE


How to Apply

Hand written applications must be accompanied by:

* A detailed curriculum Vitae.

* Copies of academic qualifications and professional training documents/certificates.

■ Three (3) letters from referees.

Note: Please indicate the Job reference on the top right hand corner of the application envelope.

Applications should reach NOT later than Friday 29th June 2012 and be addressed to:

Head Human Resource & Administration Department

Housing Finance Bank

Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo

P. O. Box 1539, KAMPALA

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 29th June 2012


Jobs at Concern Worldwide in Uganda- Finance Officer


Job Title: Finance officer
Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
      
Duration:
  
Job Description:   
Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Our mission is to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their lives which last and spread without ongoing support from Concern. To achieve this mission we engage in long term development work, respond to emergency situations, and seek to address the root causes of poverty through our development education and advocacy work.
Concern Worldwide Uganda is recruiting for a Finance Officer-Partners position. This position is based in Kampala with 70% travel within Uganda. Applications are invited from suitable candidates with the skills and experience below;

Finace officer
Reporting to the Country Financial
Controller- Kampala

Job Summary:
The Finance Officer - Partners will ensure all aspects of Concern’s financial procedures and processes with partners are effectively carried out. This will include the development of appropriate financial clauses in partner agreement, the monitoring of partner expenditure and performance, the development of partner capacity building strategies and assistance to partners and programme managers in the planning and design phase projects; reviewing partners’ reports and maintaining them in Concern’s systems.
The position will require a high degree of technical financial knowledge with strong training skills with the two key objectives of supporting and counter-parting partners towards achieving programme objectives and ensuring Concern’s monies are utilized in the appropriate and a transparent manner
Preferred Skills:   
Essential:
• Extensive accounting and financial management experience with an international NGO or similar organization

• Partner grant management experience/skills

• At least 2 years audit experience.

• University Degree in Accounting or related discipline.

• Advanced (Level 2 minimum) part-Qualified Accountants (ACCA ,CPA (U) or CPA)

• Highly computer literate with excellent excel skills.

• Knowledge of computerized accounts package essential.

• Proven attention to detail

• Strong leadership, people management, interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.

• Ability to produce high quality work and balance competing priorities within demanding timeframes.

• Flexible & adaptable: willing to travel as required to field offices (70% of time will be spent visiting Partner field offices)

• Excellent/Proven training skills

• A strong empathy for the work Concern carries out.

Concern is an equal opportunities & corruption intolerant employer. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Anyone working for Concern must agree to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the Concern Code of Conduct and the Programme Participant Protection Policy. Each of which is intended to ensure the appropriate behaviour of Concern staff and ensure the maximum protection of programme participants.

Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on Concern ensuring that the names of any new employee or volunteer do not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated list). By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern Uganda, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern Uganda will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists.




How to Apply:
Suitable applicants are invited to send a detailed CV (maximum 3 pages) with a covering letter, relevant certificates, name and address of at least three work related referees one of which must be your current line Manager and your daytime contact telephone number. Your application should be sent to:

The Human Resources Department, Concern Worldwide Uganda,
P.O. Box 6599,
Kampala
or
email to concern.uganda@concern.net.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. The closing date for receipt of applications is Saturday, 7th July 2012

Deadline: 7th July 2012


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