Procurement Job at East African Breweries Ltd (EABL) in Uganda

Job Title: Procurement Controller
The Purpose of the role is to drive the procurement strategy within selected categories, and lead cross functional teams for both sourcing and supplier management.

The role holder is accountable for the end to end procurement tasks of the assigned category and reports to the Head of Procurement

Specific Accountabilities include:
  • Assure availability for category with the right quality, service,cost, risk and growth support
  • Ensuring effective risk management and governance of all suppliers and service within the category
  • Building key relationships for value with key suppliers within the category
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor degree in commerce or related qualification
  • Member of CIPS  
  • At least 4 years experience in functional procurement
 How to Apply:

please check www.eabl.com/careers at EABL

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012

Sales Manager Job at East African Breweries Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Divisional Sales Manager
The purpose of this role is to supervise, motivate, lead and train the divisional sales team to achieve agreed sales, distribution, market share and perfomance objectives through the effective management of both Distributor and retail sales operations

Accountabilities are:
  • Brand activity budget formulation and management
  • Achieve volume distribution and Net Sales Value Key perfomance indicators
  • People capacity development by coaching and investing time in mentoring of team using Diageo Way of selling
  • Ensure compliance with safety requirements at the work environment
  • Manage performance and compliance of the team
Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelors Degree in a business related field
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar role in FMCG industry
  • Strong track record in people management
How to Apply:
please check www.eabl.com/careers at EABL

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012


Jobs at Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda- Director Technical Regulation

Job Title: Director Technical Regulation

Job Purpose
• Mentor & coach other staff in the department about operations of the department.
• Enforce the compliance regime for licensees and permit holders to ensure reliable electricity supply
• Support Management in developing amendments to policy, legislation and regulations.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:
• Monitor compliance of Licensees and Permit Holders with regard to the technical parameters set out with licenses, regulations and the Electricity Act;
• Coordinate the process of licensing investors in the Electricity Supply Industry;
• Provide for the procedure for investment programmes by transmission and distribution companies;
• Oversight of the Installation Permits Committee, to vet applicants and enforce compliance for permit holders;
• Develop and enforce performance standards for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity;
• Encourage the development of uniform electricity industry standards and codes of  conduct;
• Prepare industry reports and to gather information from generation, transmission and distribution companies;
• Monitor and enforce environmental health and safety standards for the sector and conducting attendant audits of electricity utilities;
• Monitor Licensee operations to ensure the appropriate quality of supply is being achieved in the industry;
• Promote optimized network growth in the  industry through effective coordination of the planning processes with the generation,transmission and distribution entities in the industry;
• Provide assurance to the Authority that
investments made by licensees comply
with the requisite technical standards and
are deployed to maximize benefi ts for the
consumers;
• Provide effective leadership to the staff in the
department to ensure effective delivery of
services and contribution to the institutional
mandate;
• Advise the CEO on matters pertaining
to network growth and other installations
to ensure effi cient and reliable supply of
electrical energy;
• Represent ERA in designated industry fora
at national regional and international levels.
Educational /Training Requirements:
Essential:
• An Honors Degree in Electrical Engineering
from a recognized university
• A Maters Degree in a relevant engineering
fi eld.
• Registered Engineer with Uganda Engineers
registration Board.
Desirable:
• Post Graduate training in Project
Management or any other relevant fi eld of
Management would be an added advantage.
• Relevant training in Regulation
• Conversant with the Electricity Supply
Industry in Uganda
Experience and Additional Skills
• Engineering design (including computer
based design techniques).
• Project management skills and a team
player.
• Skilled in Monitoring and Evaluation of
Projects
• Conversant with Electricity Sub-sector
Policy of the Government of Uganda
• Technical Innovation skills and good
interpersonal and communication skills.
• At least 5 years working in a technical/
engineering environment of an electricity
generation, transmission, distribution and
sales utility or comparable organization at a
senior management level.
• Should be 35 years and above.
Contract Period:
5 year Contract; renewable based on
satisfactory performance
How to Apply
Applicants should submit by recorded delivery
their applications and enclose copies of:
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae
• Address (including daytime telephone, fax or
e-mail) of the applicants
• Address (including daytime telephone ,fax of
e-mail) of three referees
Addressed to:
The Director Financial
& Administrative Services
Electricity Regulatory Authority
Plot 15 Shimoni Road
P.O.Box 10332, Kampala- Uganda
To reach the above address by September
21, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not
meet the above minimum requirements need
not to apply.
NB. Members of the Electricity Regulatory
Authority or staff of ERA Secretariat shall not
be accepted as referees.
Canvassing or any attempt at it will lead to
immediate disqualifi cation. ERA is an equal
opportunities employer. If you do not hear from
ERA within 2 months after the closing date,
regard yourself as un successful.
VACANCY - DIRECTOR TECHNICAL REGULATION
ELECTRICITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY
Introduction: The Vision of ERA is “A well developed and sustainable electricity industry that
meets the national and regional demand”. And the Mission is “Regulating the electricity industry for
effi cient and reliable supply at equitable prices.” ERA emphasizes the following core values/ guiding
principles (i) Stakeholder Satisfaction (ii) Professionalism (iii) Integrity, Transparency & Accountability
(iv) Team work (v) Equal & Fair Opportunity (vi) Sustainability.
JOB DETAILS
Station/ Location: Kampala
Department: Technical Regulation
Reports to: Chief Executive Offi cer

Deadline: 21st Sept 2012

Accounts Assistant Job Vacancy at Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda


Job Title: ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT
REPORTS TO: MANAGER FINANCIAL SERVICES
JOB PURPOSE:
To provide support services to the ERA Corporate Finance function by ensuring accuracy and efficiency in processing transactions and effective compliance with set policies and procedures
KEY DUTIES
• Prompt and accurate filling of Electronic Tax Returns
• Management of withholding tax interface with suppliers, including following up prompt provision of withholding tax certificates
• Jointly responsible for banking and withdrawals
• Understand the ERA revenue cycle and ensure prompt invoicing
• Competently manage cash float imprest for day to day cash needs of the organization
• Responsibility for safe custody of all petty cash office premises
• Ensure project advances are available to relevant staff in good time and properly accounted for.
• Maintain an up to date Non-Current Asset register
• Liaise with the PDU to ensure all ERA Non –Current Assets are prudently insured.
• Support the Management Accountant with inputs into the Budget process.
• Responsibility for the prompt and accurate filling of URA Electronic Tax Returns
• Ensure continuity of Expenditure Accountant Functions when primary office holder is absent
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Good analytical skills,
• Proficiency with Computerized Accounting packages especially Microsoft Dynamic NAV, Proficient in the use of Spreadsheets,
• Tax competence and budget basics,
• A team player with attention to detail and good communication skills
Qualifications
• Diploma in commerce , Accounting, Business Administration or other related disciplines.
• Should be a registered student with an IFAC recognized body like ACCA, CPA etc and have successfully finished the foundation level.
• Any Advance Qualification will be an added advantage.
Experience:
Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position in a reputable/comparable organization.
AGE: At least 25 years but not more than 35 years
The successful candidates will be paid a competitive salary.

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:
• CV
• Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicants
• Address (including daytime telephone ,fax of e-mail) of three referees
Addressed to:
The Director Financial & Administretive Services
Electricty Rugulatory Authority
Plot 15 Shimoni Road
P.O.Box 10332, Kampala- Uganda
To reach the above address by September 07, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the above minimum requiements need not to apply.
NB. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees.
Canvassing or any attempt at it will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer. If you do not hear from ERA within 2 months after the closing date, regard yourself as un successful.
ELECTRICITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY
Plot 15 Shimoni Road, Nakasero P.O.Box 10332, Kampala
Tel: 341852/646, Fax 341624,
VACANCIES

Deadline: 7th Sept 2012


Administrative Assistant Job at Electricty Rugulatory Authority in Uganda


Job Title: Administrative Assistant
REPORTS TO: Principal Human Resource and Admin’ Officer

JOB PURPOSE:
To provide administrative support to ensure that ERA’s administrative arrangements and facilities are maintained with a high standard of operational efficiency enabling staff to fulfill the ERA mandate.

KEY DUTIES:
• Manage ERA’s fleet in accordance with motor vehicle policy
• Support in planning and organizing all ERA premises maintenance works in the set procedures.
• Manage all ERA office assets, equipment and maintain an accurate and up to date register of furniture and other accessories.
• Monitor Leave Rota and advise on emerging changes
• Monitoring of the contracts of various service providers to ensure value for money to the Authority
• Assist in maintaining an accurate up- to date records on all motor vehicles and ensuring that license and insurance renewal for all vehicles are done on time
• Logistical support in organizing staff meetings while ensuring timely documentation of staff meeting proceedings
• Assist in preparation/coordination of all recruitment process in ERA and support the HR in filling all relevant documents in an orderly and timely manner.
• Maintaining applicants databases for all different positions and update them as and when it is necessary.


COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Good communication skills
• Proficiency in the use of MS Office packages
• Excellent report writing skills
• Must be patient and with a calm demeanor.
Able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
Qualifications
Diploma in public Administration and Management , Human Resources, Management or related discipline
Other relevant and advanced qualifications will be an added advantage.
AGE: At least 25 years but not more than 35 years

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:
• CV
• Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicants
• Address (including daytime telephone ,fax of e-mail) of three referees
Addressed to:
The Director Financial & Administretive Services
Electricty Rugulatory Authority
Plot 15 Shimoni Road
P.O.Box 10332, Kampala- Uganda
To reach the above address by September 07, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the above minimum requiements need not to apply.
NB. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees.
Canvassing or any attempt at it will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer. If you do not hear from ERA within 2 months after the closing date, regard yourself as un successful.
ELECTRICITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY
Plot 15 Shimoni Road, Nakasero P.O.Box 10332, Kampala
Tel: 341852/646, Fax 341624,
VACANCIES

Deadline: 7th Sept 2012



Jobs at Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda- Front Office Assistant


Job Title: Front Office Assistant

Reports to: PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

JOB PURPOSE:
To provide the first point of contract for all ERA external stake holders while promoting a professional and client focused image of the organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Orderly and efficient receipt of stakeholders and incoming mail to the ERA
• Directing stakeholders with complaints to respectivE Electricity consumer Committees and relevant officers
• Receive and classify feedback from Electricity consumer Committees and follows up with respective stakeholders
• Acting as centralized receiver of in-coming and out-going telephone calls and routing them efficiently to relevant offices
• Maintain a fresh image of the front office through creative and innovative office arrangements
• Maintains a log and making periodic reports on the visitors received at ERA and their institutional representations
• Maintain a dynamic communication channel with ERA staff in the field and keep an updated log staff and transport facilitators in the field
• Be able to provide all stakeholders preliminary information on the sector with respect to licensing and opportunities before directing them to specific officers
• Be conversant with all stakeholder publications in ERA at anytime and explain the details therein for any inquiring stakeholders

COMPETENCIES:
Minimum Education and Years of Experience
• Excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Good Telephone etiquette.
• Pleasant personality and demeanor
• Fluent in English(working knowledge of some local languages will be an advantage)
• Ability to work in multi-tasking environment
• A good Team player, Creative and Proactive
• Proficiency in MS Office applications

Qualifications
• At least a Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Office Management , Organizational Behavior. Hospitality Management
• Other relevant and advanced qualification will be an added advantage.
Age: between 25 to 36 years

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:
• CV
• Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicants
• Address (including daytime telephone ,fax of e-mail) of three referees
Addressed to:
The Director Financial & Administretive Services
Electricty Rugulatory Authority
Plot 15 Shimoni Road
P.O.Box 10332, Kampala- Uganda
To reach the above address by September 07, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the above minimum requiements need not to apply.
NB. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees.
Canvassing or any attempt at it will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer. If you do not hear from ERA within 2 months after the closing date, regard yourself as un successful.
ELECTRICITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY
Plot 15 Shimoni Road, Nakasero P.O.Box 10332, Kampala
Tel: 341852/646, Fax 341624,
VACANCIES

Deadline: 7th Sept 2012


Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Chauffeur

Job Title: Chauffeur; FP-BB; FSN-3
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Number: 050/2012      Date: 09/5/2012

OPEN TO:                         All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:                       Chauffeur; FP-BB; FSN-3                                       
OPENING DATE:   September 6, 2012
CLOSING DATE:   September 20, 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 two individuals for the position of Chauffeur in the General Services Office (GSO)."
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Operates a passenger vehicle in accordance with dispatcher’s instructions to transport Embassy personnel and official visitors within the city and surrounding areas.

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: Attainment of the Ordinary Level Certificate of Education is required.
2.   Work Experience required:  Two years of chauffeur experience is required.
3. Language required:  Level II (Limited knowledge) in both written and spoken) English is required.
4.  Knowledge required:  Must be familiar with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns.
5. Skills and Abilities required: Must have a local driver’s license appropriate to type of vehicle operated.
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).

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;

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

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.

How to Apply:
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 20th Sept 2012


Operations Manager Job Vacancy at ACDI/VOCA in Uganda

Job Title: Commodity Operations Manager

Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA has been awarded the USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Aid Program called “Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU)”, to be implemented from August, 2012 through July, 2017 in Karamoja, Uganda. RWANU will focus on two strategic objectives to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit: (1) improved availability and access to food; and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating mothers and children under five. The Program will promote diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities to ensure long-term food security and resilience to shocks. We are currently seeking senior-level professionals in the following fields:

Commodity Operations Manager: Oversee the ACDI/VOCA Title II Program’s commodity shipping, import, stocking, inventory management, delivery/distribution, and sales. Ensure proper systems of control and coordination with field and HQ accounting staff. Align monetization activities with ACDI/VOCA cash needs, and Government of Uganda and USAID regulations.
Requirement:
At least 5 years food commodities logistics management experience, including warehouse management, preferably with USAID Title II programs. Based in Kampala with frequent travel to project sites.

How to apply:
To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume by 10th September 2012 to: jobs@acdivocaug.biz.

Please include the desired position and location in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only finalists to be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.

This advert supersedes all other adverts that have been posted for the same positions

Deadline: 10th Sept 2012


Gender Officer Job Vacancy at ACDI/VOCA in Uganda


Job Title: Gender Officer

Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA has been awarded the USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Aid Program called “Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU)”, to be implemented from August, 2012 through July, 2017 in Karamoja, Uganda. RWANU will focus on two strategic objectives to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit: (1) improved availability and access to food; and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating mothers and children under five. The Program will promote diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities to ensure long-term food security and resilience to shocks. We are currently seeking senior-level professionals in the following fields:

Gender Officer:

    Will be responsible for gender mainstreaming and proactive technical support to the program.
    S/he will work with all components of the program and partners to ensure that gender equity principles are incorporated into all activities and gender targets are met.
    S/he will plan, implement and follow up on gender-related activities and provide support to staff, partners on mainstreaming gender in their programs and activities, including design and implementation of trainings on gender-related topics.
    S/he will strengthen the capacity of program personnel to conduct their own routine monitoring and evaluation of programmatic interventions in a gender sensitive manner.

Requirement:

    Social sciences or other relevant degree and
    at least 5 years experience working in development projects relevant to the position.
    Previous working experience in Karamoja and Ngakarimajong language skills highly desirable. Based in Nakapiripirit.

How to apply:
To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume by 10th September 2012 to: jobs@acdivocaug.biz. Please include the desired position and location in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only finalists to be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE. This advert supersedes all other adverts that have been posted for the same positions

Deadline: 10th Sept 2012



Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy at ACDI/VOCA in Uganda


Job Title:Human Resource Officer

( ACDI/VOCA, Uganda )

Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA has been awarded the USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Aid Program called “Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU)”, to be implemented from August, 2012 through July, 2017 in Karamoja, Uganda. RWANU will focus on two strategic objectives to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit: (1) improved availability and access to food; and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating mothers and children under five. The Program will promote diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities to ensure long-term food security and resilience to shocks. We are currently seeking senior-level professionals in the following fields:

Human Resource Officer:

Will manage ACDI/VOCA’s policies and procedures regarding employees’ entry, their stay, and exit.

Requirements:

    The Human Resource Officer should have a relevant degree in Human Resource Management,
    with seven (7) years relevant managerial working experience in human resource and staff development.
    In addition, the following skills and experience will be required: fluency in English, good communication skill, both oral and written, knowledge of the Uganda Labor Laws, knowledge of man-power planning, and identification of training needs, familiarity in working with NGO's, ability to work well under pressure and a team player.
    Based in Kampala with frequent travel to Nakapiripirit.

How to apply:

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume by 10th September 2012 to: jobs@acdivocaug.biz. Please include the desired position and location in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only finalists to be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE. This advert supersedes all other adverts that have been posted for the same positions

Deadline: 10th Sept 2012




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