Jobs at BRAC in Uganda- Automation Accountant

Job Title: Automation Accountant

BRAC, one the largest Non-Governmental Development Organization in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment, and Micro finance.
BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following vacant positions:

Job title: Automation Accountant (Males/Females -position 01)

Duty Station: BRAC Uganda Country Office-Kampala

Principle Duties/Responsibilities:

    Supervising and capacity building of the entire field Account staffs with Accounting Software.
    Work closely with the IT department to ensure accurate reports and accounts.
    Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entities to accounts, such as general ledger accounts and documents of business transactions.
    Should ensure proper maintenance of all IT assets and stock registers.

Requirement:

    Must be a holder of BBA/B.com/MBA/M.com with majors in Accounting.
    Must have (05) five years proven work experience in the above mentioned related fields.
    Must also have strong knowledge of Computerized Accounting Software.
    Ability to coordinate work with various departments.
    Good oral and written communication skills in English language.
    Age must be 35 years and below.
    Salary will be Negotiable.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications together with their CV, 2 passport size photographs, Recommendation letter from LC 1, Photocopies of Educational certificates and transcripts, to: Manager Human Resource Department, BRAC Uganda, Busingiri zone in Nyanama off Entebbe Road, P 0 Box 31817 Clock Tower Kampala, before 17th August 2012. NB: Please indicate your day time telephone contacts.


Deadline: 17th Aug 2012



Accountants Jobs Vacancy at BRAC in Uganda

 Job Title: Branch Accountants

BRAC, one the largest Non-Governmental Development Organization in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment, and Micro finance.

BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following vacant positions:

Job Title: Branch Accountants (Female only)

Duty Station: Any part of Uganda (BRAC Operational Areas)

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Branch Accountants will process cash and bank transactions for the day.
    Will also prepare books of accounts.
    Posting of daily transactions in the accounting software.
    Preparation of bank reconciliation.
    Updating the fixed asset and stock registers.
    Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Requirement:

    Must have a quality Diploma in Business administration majoring in Accounting/Finance.
    Computer literacy is a must, especially micro soft office Applications.
    Ability to coordinate work with minimal supervisions.
    Strong communication skills.
    Age must be 30 years and below.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications together with their CV, 2 passport size photographs, Recommendation letter from LC 1, Photocopies of Educational certificates and transcripts, to: Manager Human Resource Department, BRAC Uganda, Busingiri zone in Nyanama off Entebbe Road, P 0 Box 31817 Clock Tower Kampala, before 17th August 2012. NB: Please indicate your day time telephone contacts.


Deadline:17th Aug 2012



Software Engineer Jobs Vacancy at BRAC in Uganda

Job Title:
Software Engineer

BRAC, one the largest Non-Governmental Development Organization in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment, and Micro finance. For more information please visit BRAC’s website www.brac.net.

BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following vacant positions:

Job title: Software Engineer (Position 01, Males/female

Duty Station: BRAC Uganda Country Office-Kampala.

Principle Duties/Responsibilities:

    Developing and maintaining different types of in-house software such as Health, Microfinance, and Human Resource Systems.
    Coordinating with field level IT officers for efficient performance.
    Maintaining and developing overall IT Infrastructures of more than 200 offices located in different districts of Uganda.
    Generating on-demand information and reports for all departments.
    Automating new Branch Offices.
    Generating different types of financial reports (i.e. Trend report, Trial balance, Balance sheet, Income statements, etc, for monthly submission to Accounts department and BRAC Head Office at large.
    Perform any other IT related assignments.
    Will be reportable to the Senior Manager IT BRAC International.

Requirement:

    Bachelor degree in computer science/Engineering/IT from a recognized institution.
    Knowledge of visual Fox Pro 5.0/7.0 language and SQL script writing is a must.
    Knowledge of ASP. NET, C#.net is also desired.
    Sound knowledge on the basic accounting reports and transactions. I.e. Trial balance, Balance sheet, Income statement, Journal voucher.
    Experience in developing Financial Software is also required.
    And must have experience of four (04) years proven work in software Department with a busy reputable NGO/Government sectors

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications together with their CV, 2 passport size photographs, Recommendation letter from LC 1, Photocopies of Educational certificates and transcripts, to: Manager Human Resource Department, BRAC Uganda, Busingiri zone in Nyanama off Entebbe Road, P 0 Box 31817 Clock Tower Kampala, before 17th August 2012. NB: Please indicate your day time telephone contacts.

Deadline: 17th Aug 2012



Jobs at BRAC in Uganda- Manager

Job Title:
Manager, Seed Marketing -Agriculture

( BRAC Uganda, Uganda )

BRAC, one the largest Non-Governmental Development Organization in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment, and Micro finance. For more information please visit BRAC’s website www.brac.net.

BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following vacant positions:

Job title: Manager, Seed Marketing -Agriculture (Males/ Females)

Duty Station: BRAC Uganda Country Office, Kampala.

Principle Duties/Responsibilities:

    Managing production and seed marketing.
    Handling all correspondence from the field staffs and other programs, to coordinate necessary dispatchment of all the required materials.
    Collecting periodic field activity reports and ensuring that all the data are well documented.
    Maintain and take good care of stock records for all inputs procured or distributed to Agriculture program or any other program.
    Establish links and collaboration with Government institutions and Ministries involved in the National Agriculture Sector.
    Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Requirement:

    BBA /MBA with majors in Marketing.
    At least 10-15 years of proven work experience in the field of marketing Agriculture products, will be of great added advantage.
    Computer literacy is a must especially knowledge in the use of Microsoft office suit.
    Strong communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
    Demonstrated abilities to work and coordinate with other staffs. Ability to work under tight deadlines.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications together with their CV, 2 passport size photographs, Recommendation letter from LC 1, Photocopies of Educational certificates and transcripts, to: Manager Human Resource Department, BRAC Uganda, Busingiri zone in Nyanama off Entebbe Road, P 0 Box 31817 Clock Tower Kampala, before 17th August 2012. NB: Please indicate your day time telephone contacts.

Deadline: 17th Aug 2012



Jobs at Simba Telecom in Uganda- Regional Manager

Job Title: Regional Manager
About this job

Our Client Simba Telecom is biggest mobile phone retailer in East Africa that is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidate for the above vacancy;

Reports to: CEO

Objective:

To oversee the business operations in the region by managing the HR and administration for the region, drive business growth in both sales and profitability, oversee team’s compliance to policies and procedures, manage relationships with partners and stake holders and ensure security of all company assets and resources.

Duties and responsibilities

    Full management control of the wholesale and retail business assuming operational control
    Build a cohesive management team
    Management of costs and increasing operational efficiencies across the business.
    With Simba Group Central services Finance department, ensure necessary controls on cash and stock are in place so that budgeted cash flows and targets are met
    Ensure all necessary processes and procedures to manage the business are formalized and put in practice across the region
    Creating positive working relationships with senior and middle management level within MTN and Simba Group Support Services
    Qualifications:
    A strong entrepreneurial disposition with a high level of commercial astuteness.
    This is a primarily a Sales / Commercial position that requires an experienced  person with minimum 5 years general management experience in distribution preferably in the mobile, telecom or FMCG industry.
    The candidate will require key competencies in the areas of direct and indirect sales & distribution
    University graduate in any discipline, preferably in marketing or business studies. A very numbers-driven, result-oriented approach is essential.
    Problem-solving and decision-making skills plus the ability to think laterally whilst offering creative solutions.
    Flexibility and the ability to manage change.
    Strong interpersonal skills - an extrovert personality with a genuine affinity to interact with higher levels of management and different cultures.
    Negotiation skills
    Positive attitude to continual learning
    Strong attention to detail.
    The candidate must have clean track record and high level of integrity and independence.
    Be able to manage/supervise directly a team of at least 50 people.
    Mature married with a family.

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 simbajobs@nftconsult.com

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

Deadline: 14th Aug 2012



Procurement Assistant Jobs at World Food Program in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Procurement Assistant

Grade: SB3/Midpoint (G.6 Equivalent)

Contract Type: Service Contract

Duty Station: Kampala

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Issue local tenders, evaluate offers and make recommendations for the finalisation of purchases and the award of contracts by using WFP’s corporate system;
    Review contracts for suppliers and carry out cost /benefit analysis for equipment and services procurement;
    Respond to queries regarding procurement data from staff in the unit and elsewhere in programme;
    Initiate administrative actions related to procurement information;
    Update and track processing of procurement actions ensuring a well informed client base;
    Prepare purchase orders and contracts for review by a Procurement Officer;
    Prepare statistical tables and standard reports;
    Oversee the data input into procurement related databases by procurement Assistants and provide guidance on data input and validation;
    Maintain relevant internal databases and files; keep track of contractual agreements;
    Verify claims for accuracy and conformance with procurement rules and regulations;
    Brief/debrief staff members on issues relating to procurement transactions;
    Evaluate, develop, and recommend procedures; Participate in discussions on new/revised procedures and practices; interpret and assess the impact of changes and make recommendations on follow up actions;
    Draft or prepare correspondence to respond to enquiries in respect to relevant procurement matters
    Review correspondences drafted by Assistants prior to clearance by the Officer as appropriate;
    Perform other related duties as required.

Requirement:

    A Bachelor's degree in Procurement, Finance, Economics, Business Studies or any other related field, obtained from a recognized institution;
    At least five (5) years of relevant working experience in Financial, Procurement, Logistical or Administrative fields gained from a reputable organization;
    Membership to the Certified Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) is desirable;
    Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications;
    Excellent command of English is vital;

How to apply:

Ugandan nationals who meet the above requirements are requested to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates under confidential cover quoting on the envelop the vacancy announcement number and name of the applicant to:

The Human Resources Officer UN World Food Programme P.O. Box7159 Kampala.

Hand delivered applications should be dropped in a box at the reception of WFP Offices at plot 17-19, Clement Hill Road. Applicants should check on the Notice Board at the main entrance to confirm that their applications have been received one week after the closing date.

Applications must be received by the deadline and only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Please note that incomplete submission will be disregarded.

Deadline: 13th Aug 2012



Advertising Manager Jobs Vacancy at New Vision in Uganda

Job title: Advertising Manager – Arua One & Radio Rupiny

Reports to: Senior Advertising Manager Radios

Description of Purpose: Ensure growth, maintenance of Advertising revenues, clientele base, market share & profitability / yield for Arua One & Radio Rupiny.

Key Result Areas

    Ensure speedy implementation of all sales actions, initiatives for Arua One Et Radio Rupiny
    Ensure delivery of weekly, monthly sales & collection targets of Arua One Et Radio Rupiny are met consistently
    Manage Et supervise the sales team of the two Radio stations to ensure consistent productivity, innovation Et superior customer service
    Ensure penetration, exploitation of all sectors and the relevant Advertising markets for Arua One & Radio Rupiny
    Closely manage all operational & financial efficiencies for the two Radios i.e approvals credit, discounts, proper documentation, yield, commercial lengths, rate card enforcement etc.
    Ensure timely coordination and communication with programming, Finance and Marketing in-order to deliver delighted customers & support to the sales team.

Requirement:

    Business related Degree, professional qualifications in Sales an added advantage

Required Experience and skills

    Five years Radio Sales experience of which three were at Supervisory/ Managerial level.
    Excellent Power Point, Excel and other relevant Sales computer skills.
    Ability to influence, motivate and build people to deliver high and consistent results
    Should be able to interpret, mine and use Research, data, Product and Audience Information for client Solutions
    Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage multiple levels of the decision making units
    Highly dynamic and flexible personality and character, able to respond to challenges with a persistent and positive attitude.
    High level of Integrity and Honesty

How to apply:

If you are; interested in the above position, address your applications to: Chief Human Resources Officer, The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. P.O Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda before Monday 13th August 2012


Deadline: 13th Aug 2012



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