Jobs at Pride Microfinance Limited in Uganda- Administrative & Procurement Manager

Job Title: Administrative & Procurement Manager

Pride Microfinance Limited
      
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Job Description:    
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Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 30 networked branches countrywide and an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003. Pride is now looking for mature experienced individuals
to fill the following positions in the organization. These are dream career opportunities for highly dynamic, creative and innovative astute performers within the financial and banking sector.

1. ADMINISTRATION & PROCUREMENT MANAGER
The Administration & Procurement Manager reports directly to the Executive Director and will be based at Head Office in Kampala. Among others, s/he will be required to manage the procurement and administration function and ensure adherence to PPDA & Pride’s policies and procedure.

Specific responsibilities include:-
• Manage all administrative issues arising in the entire Pride network;
• Ensure that all premises have properly executed tenancy agreements and foster good relationships with Pride landlords.
• Management of all fixed assets in Pride. Liaise with other departments to ensure that the corporate assets registers are maintained and up-to date.
• Ensure the engraving of furniture and equipment throughout Pride.
• Ensure the registry is functional.
• Develop appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines for the Procurement & Disposal Unit and Contracts Committee.
• Prepare the annual procurement master plan and participate in the annual budgeting process for all services and items.
• Guide the suppliers on procurement procedures for the Company including; sourcing out for suppliers, coordinating and facilitating the bidding process and drafting contracts and terms of reference for suppliers.
• Liaise with Finance department to ensure availability of procurement funds and timely payment of suppliers.
• Review usage and expenditure on all items with a view of identifying areas of cost reductions and/or service improvement;
• Ensure there are adequate stocks in stores;
• Compile procurement reports to Contracts Committee and PPDA and support Internal Audit in verification of procurement documentation
• Preparation of Board papers for the Board Committee in charge of procurement. Preparation of board justification/special board requests for new projects or emergency needs.
• Manage pre-bid meetings, bid closing and bid opening and prepare monthly reports for submission to PPDA.
• Any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Academic Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management; Social Sciences, Commerce, Development Economics, Development Studies, Business Studies, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Financial Services and Business Computing, Business Statistics, Social Sciences, SWASA, Education, Microfinance any other relevant and/or related field.
• Member of CIPS.
• Master’s degree in Business Administration or any Management related field is an added advantage
• S/he should possess prior experience of 4 years and above.

Person Specifications:
• Should have strong negotiation and analytical skills.
• Should have a high degree of integrity, excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
• Must be able to meet set deadlines.
• He/she should be aged between 25 - 38 years


How to Apply:
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply and send a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates / testimonials, postal address, current salary, salary expectation, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact to the Head Human Capital Management, using the address below so as to reach not later than August 24, 2012.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you do not hear from us by October 31, 2012; please consider yourself unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PRIDE MICROFINANCE LIMITED (MDI),
Metropole House, Plot 8 – 10 Entebbe Road,
P. O. Box 7566, Kampala, Uganda.
Tel. No. 041 4346 930 / 297

Deadline: 24th Aug 2012


Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Uganda- Logistics Assistant


Job Title: Driver/ Logistics Assistant
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
     
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Job Description:    
Preferred Skills:    
Background:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing pediatric HIV infection and eliminating pediatric AIDS through
research, advocacy, and prevention, care, and treatment programs

JOB TITLE: Driver/Logistics Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Operations
LOCATION: Mbarara

Reporting Relationship
The Driver/Logistics Assistant will report to the Senior Office Administrator
Job Summary
To provide reliable and courteous transportation service to EGPAF staff and visitors, ensuring safety of the Foundation staff, property and vehicles; and to operate
and maintain assigned vehicle(s); and vehicle records.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

1 Driver/Logistics Assistant (2 positions to be filled)
1.1 Driver
• Operates and maintains transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and courtesy.
• Performs daily vehicle inspections and fill out daily inspection forms.
• Performs minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary.
• Manages the logging, fueling and computation of monthly vehicle fuel consumption.
• Ensures that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported.
• Ensures that vehicles are clean.
• Documents staff usage of vehicles.
• Prepares trip reports.
• Prepares accident and incident reports as necessary.
• Provides safety briefing to passengers.

1.2 Logistic Assistant
• Provides other services as requested by management. Such services may include but not limited to:
• procurement of office consumables
• Taking charge of the office generator (fueling and service)
• Checking functionality/expiry of firefighting equipment
• Payment of office utility bills.
• Posting and collecting mails from the Post Office
• Delivering office supplies to district health Office and health facilities. Knowledge,

Skills and Abilities Required.
o Ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately, including ability to read and interpret road signs in English
o Ability to read, understand, and adhere to the rules and regulations of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the Government of Uganda
o Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish good working relationships with, co-workers, and upper level staff;
o Ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports; extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s);
o Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs; ability to perform minor vehicle repairs; ability to read and to interpret policies and procedures, and route directions; and
o Ability to administer First Aid.
Certificates and Licenses Required:
Completion of O’level and possession of a valid Ugandan drivers’ license - Classes: B, DL, DM.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Please send cover letter and CV to:

The Country Director/COP
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 21127,Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants.
Deadline for submission is 24th August 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 24th Aug 2012





Jobs at Habitat for Humanity in Uganda- Construction Supervisor

Job Title: Construction Supervisor
Job Summary:
The construction Supervisor will oversee all aspects of construction at the Habitat for Humanity Uganda's Project sites, including preparing withdraws and bills of quantity, supervising contractors to build houses for vulnerable and low income families, developing construction budgets and overseeing inventory

Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that contractors produce quality construction works as specified in the contract documents
  • Prepare certificates at various stages of construction for processing payments at the National Office
  • Guide and ensure that selected beneficiary families have collected the required materials and are kept free of any contamination
  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly construction reports
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Minimum of a Higher Diploma in Building & Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Literacy in computer skills and CAD  programs i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD
  • Hold a valid motorcycle riders permit
How to Apply:
Send typed application, CV and testimonials ( 3 referees with phone contact) to:

The National Director, HFH Uganda
Plot 4206, Bukasa Close,
off Muyenga- Tank hill Road
P.O Box 9874
Kampala

Deadline: 20th Aug 2012


Jobs at Medicins Sans Frontieres in Uganda- Doctor

Job Title: Doctor
Location: Arua

General Duties include:
  • Ensure the HIV activities are carried out according to MSF/MoH policies
  • Participate in carrying out the consultations and prescription of drugs according MSF standard protocols
  • Performs frequent analyses of carried out activities and share relevant data to the team as required
  • Assist in monitoring the care of patients referred for admission and conducts frequent discussions with other doctors
General Prerequisites:
  • Qualified medical doctor registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practioners council
  • Experience and skills in TB and HIV AIDS is mandatory
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, multidisciplinary team
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their hand  written application letter & letter of motivation with a detailed CV indicating postal addresses, day phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates and minimum 2 references.

The Finance and HR coordinator
Medicins Sans Frontieres- France
P.O Box 2362, Kampala
Kansanga, Church Zone
Spear Rd Plot2329 Block 244

Deadline: 24th Aug 2012



Sector Manager Job Vacancy at National Forestry Authority in Uganda

Job Title: SECTOR MANAGER (3 Positions)
Reports to: Range Manager/Plantation Manager
Duty Station: Transferable
Salary Scale: NFA 5
Terms of Employment : 3 years contract (Renewable)

Job Summary:
 Overseeing all activities within the sector.
Responsibilities and tasks: Designing & supervising of forest operation in the sector. Prepare both annual & quarterly work plans for the sector. Supervise field operations and account for funds. Protect CFRs & resources accordingly. Supervise & monitor all licensed activities in the sector. Liaise with NGO's, Local communities & all stake holders in the implementation of FMP. Preparation of reports as required by the Authority.
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Develop & implement fire plans with in the sector. Collect local revenue in accordance with procedures. Monitor and keep security of NFA property & infrastructure. Any other duties assigned.
Minimum Qualifications, experience and skills: A honours degree in forestry from a recognised training Institution. At least four years experience in forestry work. Training in management will be an added advantage.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who fully meet the above requirements, should submit their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below not later than 31st August 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala
Tel: 031 – 264035/6
041 – 230365/9
E-mail – info@nfa.org.ug

Deadline: 31st Aug 2012


Plantation Manager Job Vacancy at National Forestry Authority in Uganda

ob Title:RANGE/ PLANTATION MANAGER
Reports to: Director Natural Forests/ Plantations
Duty Station: Transferable
Salary Scale: 4
Terms of Employment: 3 years contract (Renewable).

Job Summary:
The Range/ Plantation Manager is responsible for providing technical support to the Directorate on the establishment and management of Range/ Plantations.
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Responsibilities and tasks:
 Take the lead in the preparing of annual operational plans, plantation forest management
plans and budgets within the stipulated deadline and guide and coordinate the
implementation of planned activities
 Inspect field activities to make sure that technical and ethical standards are implemented
and work is done according to the set specifications
 Ensure that NFA activities of the designated plantation are linked to the forestry plans
of relevant District Local Government(s).
 Participate in the relevant District Council meetings, including those organized by other
Stakeholders.
 Undertake field supervision of seed collection, establishment and protection of seed
sources
 Conduct a preliminary estimation of growing stock and allowable cut by plantation
 Ensure that harvesting plans are followed
 Ensure effective Budget Management and monitoring on both monthly and quarterly
basis to avoid budget overruns.
 Oversee and monitor all licenses performance and general revenue collection to ensure
all revenue targets are met.
 Preparation and submission of monthly and quarterly activity reports including reports of
all delegated procurements / disposals carried out.
Minimum Qualifications, experience and skills: Honours degree in Science, Forestry or Environmental management. Five (5) years in forestry work. The position demands a person with a strong business development focus, good networking abilities and client orientation, as well as strong service marketing.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who fully meet the above requirements, should submit their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below not later than 31st August 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala
Tel: 031 – 264035/6
041 – 230365/9
E-mail – info@nfa.org.ug

Deadline: 31st Aug 2012



Jobs at National Forestry Authority in Uganda- Forest Management Specialist

Job Title: NATURAL FOREST MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST(1 Position)
Reports to: Coordinator Natural Forests
Duty Station: Kampala
Salary Scale: NFA 4
Terms of Employment: 3 years contract (Renewable)

Job Summary:
Take lead in the development and implementation of natural forests standards, guidelines and coordination with related implementing agencies and partners.
Responsibilities and tasks:
Participate in development of site specific criteria& indicators responsible Forest Management Develop guidelines relating to implementation of Criteria &Indicators Ensuring implementation of strategies for species conservation (in or ex-situ). Linking NFA to a certification schemes for plantation and natural forests. Linking the Directorate of Natural Forests into the ongoing Climate Change Activities including REDD Prepare and submit regular reports to the Coordinator Natural Forest Management. Prepare and submit monthly/quarterly reports to Coordinator Natural Forest Management. Linking NFA with other organizations working on Natural Forest Management in or outside Uganda.

Minimum Qualifications, experience and skills.
Bachelors Degree in Forestry. Five (5) years working experience. The position demands a person with Customer care/attitude towards clients, Confidence and Commitment to work, Knowledge of Natural forest management, GIS and Mapping, watershed and Land use planning, environmental management/ EIA. Knowledge of land tenure systems and related legal implications, Natural resources conservation and management would be an added advantage.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who fully meet the above requirements, should submit their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below not later than 31st August 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala
Tel: 031 – 264035/6
041 – 230365/9
E-mail – info@nfa.org.ug

Deadline: 31st Aug 2012



Jobs at National Forestry Authority in Uganda- Forest Supervisors

Job Title: FOREST SUPERVISORS (33 Positions)
Reports to: Sector Manager
Duty Station: Transferable
Salary Scale: NFA 6
Terms of Employment 3 years contract (Renewable)

Job Summary:
Taking full charge of a beat by ensuring security and integrity of the same beat by adopting the Landscape approach to management;
Responsibilities and tasks: Implementing forest management plans including raising nursery seedlings, planting trees, forest boundary maintenance. Take full charge of a beat as defined by the Sector Manager, adopting the landscape approach to management. Supervise the harvesting of forest resources. Guide visitors into the forest. Prepare weekly activity schedules and targets and ensure their accomplishments. Participate in preparation and supervision of local contracts where applicable, and certify completion of work. Carry out regular maintenance on forest boundaries. Conduct and supervise forest patrols. Participate in protection activities in the forest reserve beyond the range. Prepare and submit situational and weekly reports to Sector Manager.
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Minimum Qualifications, experience and skills:
Applicants should posses at least a diploma in Forestry or Environmental Management or Tourism from recognised institutions. At least one (1) year working experience.
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Knowledge of Forestry products and services. Should be between 20 to 35 years of age.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who fully meet the above requirements, should submit their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below not later than 31st August 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala
Tel: 031 – 264035/6
041 – 230365/9
E-mail – info@nfa.org.ug

Deadline: 31st Aug 2012




Accounts and Administrative Assistant Jobs at National Forestry Authority in Uganda


Job Title: Accounts and Administrative Assistant (2 Positions)
Reports to: Range/Plantation Manager
Duty station: Transferable
Salary Scale: NFA 5
Terms of Employment: 3 years contract (Renewable)

Job Summary:
Will provide overall Financial and administrative management of the Support Centre activities.
Responsibilities and tasks:
Reviewing suppliers’ invoices, fee notes, and related expenditure documents against supporting documents (purchase orders, goods received notes, service receipt certifications) and checking for correctness of approvals and calculations.
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Preparing payment vouchers and coding expenditure in line with the chart of accounts. Maintaining staff imprest details, preparing reports on imprest outstanding on a monthly basis for follow up and recovery, and reviewing personal expenditure reports to ensure that advances/imprest are fully accounted for. Monitoring bank account balances to ensure that there are sufficient funds available to execute planned activities. Reconcile Bank and control balances to ensure that there are sufficient funds available to execute planned activities. Provide technical support to field offices wherever required. Handle all HR activities at the support centres/ Ranges.
Minimum Qualifications, skills and experience:
 Minimum of Diploma in Business Administration/studies.
 Two (2) years working experience of similar work in a busy Setting.
 Literacy in word processing and spread sheets are essential and knowledge of sun systems would be an added advantage


How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who fully meet the above requirements, should submit their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below not later than 31st August 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala
Tel: 031 – 264035/6
041 – 230365/9
E-mail – info@nfa.org.ug

Deadline: 31st Aug 2012

Management Accountant Jobs Vacancy at National Forestry Authority in Uganda

Job Title: Management Accountant  (1 Position)
Reports to: Senior Management Accountant
Location : Headquarters Kampala
Salary Scale: NFA 4
Terms of Employment: 3 years contract (Renewable)

Job Summary:
 To provide high quality services to management by analysing and reporting on key financial data within NFA.
Responsibilities and tasks: Supervising the Accounts Assistants in the FSC’s, providing technical support and ensuring that proper books of accounts are maintained in each Range/plantation. Checking and reviewing monthly returns from the FSC’s to ensure that all income due is collected, properly analyzed and banked intact. Reviewing monthly accountabilities from support offices for completeness and accuracy and preparing journals for input to the financial ledger and assisting in generating detailed income and expenditure reports on a monthly basis and that all expenditure incurred are adequately supported and in line with approved activities and budgets, properly authorized and coded. Ensuring that all revenues due to the NFA are invoiced and collected in a timely manner by preparing tax invoices on a daily basis plus weekly sales report for purposes of debtor follow-up. Raising and filing of debit and credit notes as need arises. Reconciling bank and control accounts for the FSC’s. Assist in preparing supporting schedules to the accounts as required by the external auditors. Assisting the Senior Accountant in preparing cash flow forecasts on a monthly basis for cash planning purposes. Any other relevant duties as Management may from time to time assign.


Minimum Qualifications, experience and skills.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or other equivalent; Partly qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or CPAU, CPAK). Over 2 years’ relevant experience gained from large and reputable commercial Organization.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who fully meet the above requirements, should submit their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below not later than 31st August 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala
Tel: 031 – 264035/6
041 – 230365/9
E-mail – info@nfa.org.ug

Deadline:31st Aug 2012


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