Sales Representatives Jobs at Foton East Africa (U) Ltd

Job Title: Sales Representatives
Responsibilities:
The post holder will among other things:-
•    Receive customers, assist them in placing their orders and provide them with relevant information such as FOTON EA LTD terms and conditions of sales, payments and order timing
•    Selling and Marketing of motor vehicles.
•    Check customer’s orders to ensure they are authentic and duly authorized
•    Respond to customer requests for sales information

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Diploma in marketing or related field
•    Two working experience in the motor industry
•    Able to take initiative, prioritize work load and meet strict deadlines

Skills and Competencies
•    High level of integrity
•    Two years working experience

How to Apply:
Send your CV and a photo via email: fotoassistant@gmail.com not later than 17th Sept 2012

Deadline: 17th Sept 2012


Sales Manager Job Vacancy at Foton East Africa (U) Ltd


Job Title: Sales Manager
Qualifications, Training and Experience
•    Selling and marketing skills, knowledge, and experience of the retail motor industry at a high level.
•    Skills, experience and knowledge of modern business methods and controls. At least 5 years experience in motor experience
•    An ability to create a work place environment and culture allows all employees to develop and excel their jobs
•    Exceptional customer facing and interpersonal skills to enable difficult situations to be overcome successfully

How to Apply:
Send your CV and a photo via email: fotoassistant@gmail.com not later than 17th Sept 2012

Deadline: 17th Sept 2012

Chief of Party Job Vacancy at Management Systems International (MSI) in Uganda


Job Title:
Chief of Party, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 12 November 2012

Company Profile: Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. MSI is part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries, including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project/Proposal Summary:
MSI is seeking long term staff for a USAID-funded project with the following three objectives: (1) strengthen the monitoring, reporting and evaluation functions to support USAID/Uganda and partner decision making mechanisms and learning; (2) improve organizational practices and capacity for learning and adaptation within USAID/Uganda's staff and business processes; and (3) deepen coordination, collaboration and synergy within the Mission and with other key stakeholders regarding program interventions, M&E, and lessons learned. The project is central to the Mission's broad organizational learning and development policy effort known as, "Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA)," that is intended to create the conditions to enable USAID/Uganda to become a more adaptive, modern and effective development organization. It is the first project of its type in recent USAID history, and is closely linked to USAID Forward and other reforms of the last few years. Further information on the CLA can be found in the Mission's Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) which is posted on the USAID/Uganda website http://uganda.usaid.gov.

Position Summary: MSI is seeking a Chief of Party to manage the entire project and ensure that quality standards and schedules are met. The COP will define and manage overall contract requirements: including staffing, and cost and quality control of all tasks and assignments undertaken to achieve this contract's objectives. The COP shall receive technical direction from the USAID/Uganda Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), and receive technical support and guidance from the project Technical Director based at MSI headquarters. This will be a full time position based in Kampala, but will involve travel throughout Uganda.

Responsibilities:

    Serving as the main point of contact between USAID and the Contractor and reporting to both, the COP shall be authorized to represent MSI in all matters pertaining to the execution of the contract Statement of Work with the exception of amendments;
    Ensuring effective and efficient performance of all aspects of this contract, overseeing all quality control and reporting, and having responsibility for the activities of all long and short term personnel;
    Interacting professionally with senior Mission, Embassy, and government officials.

    Qualifications:
    At least 15 years of experience in international development;
    Previous experience as a Chief of Party or other senior field management roles, such as Project Director, Regional Director or Country Director;
    Technical knowledge and/or experience in monitoring and evaluating multi-million dollar development projects;
    Demonstrated experience collaborating with senior U.S. and foreign government officials and representatives of other donors and USAID implementing partners;
    Previous experience working in Uganda or East Africa desirable;
    A graduate degree in the field of management, international development or related technical field is preferred;
    Excellent English writing skills and speaking ability is required; Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our website: www.msiworldwide.com/careers.

Deadline: 12th Nov 2012



Receptionists Jobs Vacancies in Uganda



Job Title: Receptionist

About this job

Our client is the first outdoor advertising company in Uganda and has pioneered in the outdoor advertising industry and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Objective:

The individual in the Receptionist support role is required to contribute to the provision of quality services by providing reception & administrative support to the Company.

In a professional and efficient manner the receptionist will reflect the Company’s reputation in the industry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Individual will be required to demonstrate initiative and work as an enthusiastic team member in accordance with the Company office routines and procedures, keeping in mind the overall business objectives.
    Provide a professional level of customer service to all internal and external customers in an efficient and courteous manner to ensure good Company image.
    Provide efficient reception, administrative and clerical support services to the organizational matters or other routine matters as required.
    Respond to varied requests for information, in line with the established policies and procedures of Company.
    Conduct professional selling using phone calls or through mail services.  This will require him/her to provide essential information regarding the company and its activities confidently to clients.
    To be updated on what is happening within Company premise and market trend
    To keep the reception areas clean, organized and attractive at all time.

Competency Area and typical Behaviors expected

    Achievement Orientation Sets high performance standards and demonstrates an understanding of Company products to clients visiting the premise.
    Customer Service Acknowledges customers in a courteous and friendly manner, gives priority to customer satisfaction while ensuring customer requirements are met.
    Ethics & Accountability Acts in a manner consistent with Company values.Should follow organization policies; be open and honest to clients while maintaining confidentiality.
    Commitment to Safety and Environment Committed to the philosophies of workplace health and safety and protection of the environment. Identifies relevant issues and hazards in own work area. Ensures all tasks are implemented in accordance with procedures, policies and Company requirements.
    Teamwork Respects and support other group’s ideas to enhance team environment.
    Continuous Improvement Identifies opportunities for process, system and work area improvement.

Qualifications:

    A diploma or a degree holder in marketing or office management
    At least 1 year working experience in a reputable organization
    Fluent knowledge in Microsoft Suite of products
    Have excellent interpersonal skills
    Must be able to act in a professional and courteous manner
    Must have sound verbal and written skills.
    Have a high level of organizational skills;
    Be able to pay precise attention to detail;
    Be able to multi task

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 cgjobs@nftconsult.com

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

Deadline: 18th Sept 2012

Jobs at Stromme Foundation in Uganda- Education Coordinator



Job Title: Regional Education Coordinator

Stromme Foundation

Duration:
   
Job Description:    
Preferred Skills:    
1. Background:
Strømme Foundation is a Norwegian based international development organization that helps poor people in Africa, Asia and South America to cross the poverty line.

Through challenging, committed and long term partnerships with local organizations, along with focused and lasting value creation for every donation the organization is entrusted, Strømme Foundation aims to eradicate poverty by working with donors and partners in 13 countries.

Areas of concentration, is in the sectors of Education and Microfinance. The Regional Office of SF in Kampala, is an extension of the Head Office in Norway, and was set up to coordinate the work of the SF partner organisation’s in the countries of Uganda,
Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan.

2. Position Scope:
The Regional Programmes Coordinator (RPC) is a leadership position in the regional office charged with supporting the Regional Director in the development of the regions strategy and in overseeing the different programmes of Stromme Foundation Eastern Africa and ensure relevance and quality of interventions.

3. Key Roles:
• Key to the role is to ensure that the overall regional programmes are consistent with SF’s mission and goals,
• Play a key role in the development and revisions of the SF Master Plan and the region’s strategic and operational plan.
• Manage/Developing strategies and innovative processes and systems for strengthening basic education systems in poor and hard to reach communities
• Develop and promote Development Education concepts among SF partners and ensure that sustainability mechanisms are in-built right from the beginning
• Develop funding proposals and plans
• Coordinate and supervise the liaison offices in the region and to ensure that programmes managed from there are in line with the overall SF Master Plan.
• Ensure that institutional objectives are performed in cooperation with partner organizations and that there is continuous regional growth in the quality and volume of operations.
• Ensuring the development of qualitative synergy between the Education and Microfinance interventions of SF in the Eastern Africa.
• Together with the M&E officer, develop and coordinate participatory and preliminary studies to establish good baseline data for initiating new Education projects
• Networking, advocating and lobbying for vulnerable children and women with various governments, likeminded NGOs, and firms.

4. Required Qualifications:
• Individuals with a relevant first degree with long relevant experience and additional qualifications in Social Development and Management of Community programmes
• A relevant Masters degree will be an additional advantage
• At least five years experience in a similar position, preferably with an International NGO

5. Person Specifications:
• Qualifications and experience in sociology and socioanthropology with demonstrated understanding in the importance of building the civil society
• A creative individual who possesses energy, selfconfidence, and flexibility; thrives in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
• Should have judgment necessary to understand, balance, and respond to the competing needs of many different constituents; bring fresh ideas and a genuine interest in trying new approaches
• Demonstrated understanding of Development Education concepts
• Successful experience in fundraising
• Should be a good team player, passionate, of high integrity, and articulate about rights based development approaches and social change
• Possess excellent people and mentoring skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills in English
• Should be willing to travel extensively locally and internationally
• A Committed Christian

HOW TO APPLY:
If you believe you fit the above profile, please send your application to:
The Regional Director, Stromme Foundation,

P.O. Box 27200, Kampala or e-mail to: icteastafrica@stromme.org
Please attach your curriculum vitae, capability statement, current remuneration, day and evening telephone numbers, photocopies of relevant testimonials; and contacts of three referees by Friday, 21st September, 2012 or hand deliver your application to the office on Plot 25, Bukoto Street-Kamwokya.

Deadline: 21st Sept 2012

Loan Officers Job Vacancy at SYPO Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Loan Officers
SYPO Uganda Ltd.

Duration:
   
Job Description:    
Preferred Skills:    
For our young and dynamic micro-fi nance organisation “SYPO Uganda Ltd.” we seek new loan officers.

SYPO Uganda Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Dutch NGO SYPO that has been active in the Mukono district for the past nine years.

Our ambitious microfi nance organisation was started in 2011 and provides low-threshold business loans to groups of women in rural parts of the Mukono and Buikwe districts.

The organisation has grown to three loan offi cers and aims to expand to seven loan offi cers in the near future; each loan offi cer responsible for one rural zone that is served from a small zone offi ce.

Loan offi cers are expected to:
• Spend their full work week in the field
• Recruit new clients
• Take loan applications and support prospective clients in creating basic business plans
• Sensitise clients regarding the organisation’s rules and procedures
• Disburse loans and collect repayments
• Monitor clients’ business performance and general development, resolve group tensions and ensure a healthy loan portfolio
• Administer all portfolio transactions in the organisation’s online administration system
• Keep accurate fi nancial records of the zone
• Actively participate in weekly conference calls with the Dutch management team

Suitable candidates should have an academic degree (such as finance, commerce or business administration) and preferably one to three years of relevant work experience.

Candidates should be enthusiastic about working in a rural setting and able to eff ectively communicate with both uneducated villagers and the international management team.

Candidates should be fluent in both Luganda (spoken) and English (written and spoken). We expect our loan offi cers to be able to work independently and pro-actively with limited supervision.

Successful candidates have good computer skills and are able to work eff ectively with Microsoft offi ce, email and other internet applications.

We off er a challenging job in a young and dynamic team with strong learning and personal development opportunities.

Applications for this vacancy can be submitted by e-mail before noon September 19 2012 to recruitment@sypo. nl. Any questions regarding this vacancy can be sent to the same email address.

Deadline:19th Sept 2012





Secretary Jobs Vacancy at Peace Corps in Uganda

Job Title: Secretary

Secretary: November 2012 – February 2013
Vacancy Announcement


Announcement Date: September 12, 2012

The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide.
                                                                         
The Peace Corps maintains a roster of trainers who can be called upon as need arises.  All applicants must be prepared to live and work full-time in a village setting under very basic conditions and must also have excellent communication skills in English.  Preference shall be accorded to those candidates having the below listed qualifications and having had some experience working in cross-cultural settings.  We are currently requesting interested individuals to submit applications for the following short-term positions:
                                                                       
I.  Language Trainers:(Dhopadhola and Lumasaaba) - Dec 2012 – Jan 2013

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• At least a diploma in the area of specialization
• Experience in teaching and analyzing a Ugandan language
• Experience in adult education training and community development
• Excellent communication skills in English and a Ugandan language.

II.  Secretary:  November 2012 – February 2013

BASIC FUNCTION:
Providing Volunteer/trainee support at the Training location including arranging and scheduling short-term technical trainers, resource people, language and cross-cultural activities.  Also coordinates and delivers a variety of other support needs including handling general office management duties and general volunteer/trainee and staff support.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Managing training phone
• Receiving Peace Corps Volunteers and visitors
• Photocopying and collating all training documents
• Setting up training equipment for sessions
• Notes taking for sessions
• Writing and disseminating minutes

• Recording, sorting and delivering in-house mail
• Preparing relevant documents for training staff
• Preparing  training reports and documentation
• Recording meals and keeping records
• Providing  logistical support for satellite training
• Organizing workshops.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate should have at least a degree from a recognized institution in
Business Administration, Secretarial Studies or any other related academic areas, typing speed of at least 40 w.p.m, excellent computer knowledge including Word Processing, Power Point and Spreadsheet programs; excellent command of English, both spoken and written; native ability in spoken and written of at least one Ugandan language; ability to work independently with little supervision; good organization and time management skills; willingness to take initiative; excellent teamwork skills; personal integrity; strong cross-cultural skills; and the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse staff.  In the important role of Volunteer support, the person selected must have a pleasant manner and commendable interaction skills and must enjoy working with people of diverse cultures.

HOW TO APPLY
A.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Also, send names and contact information for three references.

Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned.  You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified and invited for an interview.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
applications@ug.peacecorps.gov

or via mail:
Administrative Officer
Peace Corps Uganda
Plot 48 Malcolm X Avenue
P. O. Box 29348
Kampala, Uganda

Clearly indicate the position applied for on the envelope.


Deadline: 26th Sept 2012


Jobs at Peace Corps in Uganda- Language Trainers


Job Title:
Language Trainers:(Dhopadhola and Lumasaaba) - Dec 2012 – Jan 2013
Vacancy Announcement


 Announcement Date: September 12, 2012

The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide.
                                                                         
The Peace Corps maintains a roster of trainers who can be called upon as need arises.  All applicants must be prepared to live and work full-time in a village setting under very basic conditions and must also have excellent communication skills in English.  Preference shall be accorded to those candidates having the below listed qualifications and having had some experience working in cross-cultural settings.  We are currently requesting interested individuals to submit applications for the following short-term positions:
                                                                       
I.  Language Trainers:(Dhopadhola and Lumasaaba) - Dec 2012 – Jan 2013

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• At least a diploma in the area of specialization
• Experience in teaching and analyzing a Ugandan language
• Experience in adult education training and community development
• Excellent communication skills in English and a Ugandan language.

II.  Secretary:  November 2012 – February 2013

BASIC FUNCTION:
Providing Volunteer/trainee support at the Training location including arranging and scheduling short-term technical trainers, resource people, language and cross-cultural activities.  Also coordinates and delivers a variety of other support needs including handling general office management duties and general volunteer/trainee and staff support.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Managing training phone
• Receiving Peace Corps Volunteers and visitors
• Photocopying and collating all training documents
• Setting up training equipment for sessions
• Notes taking for sessions
• Writing and disseminating minutes

• Recording, sorting and delivering in-house mail
• Preparing relevant documents for training staff
• Preparing  training reports and documentation
• Recording meals and keeping records
• Providing  logistical support for satellite training
• Organizing workshops.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate should have at least a degree from a recognized institution in
Business Administration, Secretarial Studies or any other related academic areas, typing speed of at least 40 w.p.m, excellent computer knowledge including Word Processing, Power Point and Spreadsheet programs; excellent command of English, both spoken and written; native ability in spoken and written of at least one Ugandan language; ability to work independently with little supervision; good organization and time management skills; willingness to take initiative; excellent teamwork skills; personal integrity; strong cross-cultural skills; and the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse staff.  In the important role of Volunteer support, the person selected must have a pleasant manner and commendable interaction skills and must enjoy working with people of diverse cultures.

HOW TO APPLY
A.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Also, send names and contact information for three references.

Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned.  You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified and invited for an interview.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
applications@ug.peacecorps.gov

or via mail:
Administrative Officer
Peace Corps Uganda
Plot 48 Malcolm X Avenue
P. O. Box 29348
Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 26th Sept 2012


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