Finance Manager Jobs Vacancy at Plan International in Uganda



Job Title: Finance Manager
Reporting to the Finance  Director , the incumbent will manage  the  finance  function  of the project  to ensure efficient utilization of  resources in a manner  that the risk , cost and control  considerations are properly balanced  in all given situations  in the project districts .  The incumbent will have  direct responsibility  for the budget , and will supervise  the finance team.
Specific  Responsibilities :
•    Prepare and consolidate  project budgets  and annual plans  for each financial  year
•    Monitor  expenditure to ensure  adherence to  budgetary  limits
•     Review  consolidated  cash forecasts for the project  districts to ensure  optimal funding  for running  project activities
•    Ensure that  funds are  in plan project  accounts in respective  banks  to support seamless implementation  of projects at district level

Required Competencies :
•    Bachelor’s degree  (Hons) in Commerce, Business  Administration , Accounting or Finance
•    Professional  qualification  in Accountancy  (e.g CPA,ACA,etc.)
•    A  Master’s degree  in related field  is an added advantage
•    Strong  knowledge  of USAID  rules and regulations is a must.

How to apply:
Suitably qualified  candidates should  submit letter’s   of application,  together with a CV.  Contact telephone numbers , copies of relevant  certificates , names and contact details  of three referees  plus salary history.
If  you don’t hear from us by  15th  November 2012 , consider yourself un successful.
Address below:
The people & Culture Manager,
Plan  Uganda
Email:Uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org.


Deadline: 2nd October 2012



Jobs at National Social Security Fund (NSSF) in Uganda- Human Resource Manager


Job Title: Human Resource Manager
National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Job Description


REPORTS TO: HEAD HUMAN RESOURCES

MAIN PURPOSE:

Develop and manage performance and reward management systems m line with the Fund s strategic business needs

MAJOR ACTIVITIES OF THE JOB:-

    Coordinate and evaluate effectiveness of the performance management system and recommend changes as required
    Review and update performance tool based on business need.
    Implement bonus, reward and performance related pay polices
    44 Manage and coordinate Job analysis and Job evaluation processes
    Manage reward and compensation systems to ensure rewards are equitable market-based and cost effective.
    Administer the Human Capital Information System
    Review and update HR policies and procedures concerning performance and reward.
    Supervise in-house administration activities of the Staff Provident Fund:
    Ensure the Fund is appropriately designed to deliver organization objectives and effectively manage structural change.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Organizational Psychology or any related held in Human Resource Management
    Membership to HR professional Association

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human Resources Management 3years of which must be in Performance Management or Organizational Development at senior management level n a large commercial organization.

COMPETENCIES; The individual must have;

    Strong leadership and supervisory skills
    Ability m building, leading and working with teams
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – with ability to- communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
    Demonstrated analytical and problem serving skills
    High lever of integrity and influencing skills’
    Thorough and proven understanding of a number of Performance Management systems and Organization Development (OD) interventions
    Good understanding of the organizational context and how this affects Performance Management and OD interventions.
    Proven ability to meet timelines


How to Apply

National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is positioning its self to be the) Social Security Provider of Choice in Uganda and now seeks to recruit a person with proven competences and skills lo join the team in the Human Resources Department

Interested individuals should send their applications with copies of their academic and professional qualifications addressed to:

The Ag. Head of Human Resources.
PO Box 7140 Kampala
or hand deliver them at our Head Office Worker’s House. Plot 1 Pilkington Road at the Reception on 14th Floor.
Any canvassing for this role with lead to automatic disqualification from the role
Only Short listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 2nd Oct 2012




Logistics Officer Job Vacancy at Pearl Microfinance Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Logistics Officer

Main Role:
The main role of the Logistics Officer is to provide cost effective and efficient delivery of office services and supplies necessary to ensure execution of company business strategy and plan by head office and branches

Key Result Areas Include;
Procurement, inventory management, distribution of office supplies, management of supplier contracts and service level agreements, management of administrative costs, and compliance with company procurement policy

Minimum Requirements:
  • a bachelors degree in procurement, business management, commerce or related field.
  • At least 3 years experience in procurement or administrative function
  • Strong negotiation, analytical and relational skills
How to Apply:
Applications including a motivation letter,CV, copies of academic/ professional certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:

The Head of Human Resources
Pearl Microfinance Ltd,
Plot 220, Kalerwe Gayaza Rd
P.O Box 36257, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 4th Oct 2012

Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda- Health System Specialist



Job Title:Health System Strengthening Specialist, Kampala
Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012


LOCATION: Kampala

Overall Responsibilities

The SURE Program seeks a long-term technical assistance in Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) to improve medicines management and to strengthen institutional functioning, including health system effectiveness, efficiency and equity in order to increase availability of essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS).

Building upon previous works by DELIVER and SCMS, SURE will design and implement an integrated supply chain system bridging linkages and harmonization at all levels. SURE will help institute uniform processes, standard operating procedures, Indicator based performance monitoring and support the strengthening of communication information technology including management information systems and web based ordering and reporting. The HSS Specialist with his/her unit will play a central role in development and support to new integrated supply systems, providing logistics management support to technical programs, ensuring a well-functioning quantification and procurement planning unit, implement pharmaceutical and financial information systems and support the national roll out of a supervision performance assessment strategy to strengthen medicines management nationwide.

The HSS specialist will be the change agent pushing forward from design to implementation the Policy Options Analysis recommendations and translating them into tangible systems change to realize the desired efficiencies and effectiveness of the supply system chain.

The systems changes includes, but are not limited to, the mainstreaming of TB and laboratory supplies into that of essential medicines and health supplies, supporting the implementation of the Vital, Essential and Necessary classification, support efforts to strengthen equity in resource allocation, streamlining ARV supply to one facility –one supplier, establishing a sustainable set up for regular quantification and procurement planning increasing the role and responsibilities of the private-not-for-profit sector The HSS specialist will cooperate, collaborate and coordinate with the Ministry of Health (MoH), the Ministry of Finance and implementing partners including the private sector (private not-for-profit and private for-profit entities), NMS, JMS and other key stakeholders and will work closely with the Chief of Party, Pharmacy Division, Ministry of Health technical programs and the SURE management team.

The HSS specialist will be responsible for the management of a larger team of SURE and MoH seconded staff and will be responsible for the implementation, planning and monitoring of agreed health system strengthening activities.

International allowances are available for eligible canididates.

Specific Responsibilities:

    To manage the HSS area within SURE and manage the SURE team and secondments responsible for HSS activities.
    Support capacity building in the SURE team and secondments in planning and managing implementation of planned activities.
    Ensure broad coordination and collaboration with the MoH, the Ministry of Finance and implementing partners including the private sector (private not for profit and private for profit entities), NMS, JMS and other key stakeholders.
    To strengthen implementation of the Quantification and Procurement Planning Unit (QPPU) at the Ministry of Health Pharmacy Division and ensure bimonthly stock status reports.
    To support and guide the establishment of a financial and commodity tracking information system to support national commodity quantification and procurement analysis for EMHS, HIV, TB, and malaria control, in collaboration with all program stakeholders and partners
    To support and coordinate implementation of ARV harmonization including ensuring a one quantification, one procurement plan, a coordinated warehousing/ distribution system and capacity building for establishment of a single reporting system for PEPFAR implementing partners.
    To coordinate and support implementation of the single source/distribution supply system for ARV's - one-facility-one supplier in coorporation with NMS, JMS, MAUL to increase on efficiency and reduce financial loss and waste of the scarce resources.
    To support and strengthen the roll out of the ARV web-based ordering and reporting system.
    Support streamlining efforts of the MoH technical program commodity supply-chains including integration of TB and lab commodities streamlining at central and facility level.
    Support the development and implementation of MoH technical program specific assessment and ensure utilization of findings to further strengthen logistic management of EMHS.
    Provide technical assistance in the delivery of the planned SURE support to MoH technical programs.
    Provide technical assistance and support to the Pharmacy Division to roll out the Supervision and Performance Assessment to non-SURE supported districts.
    Provide technical support to the MPM-TWG.
    Work with the SURE information systems experts, MoH/Pharmacy Division, technical programs and implementing partners to strengthen logistic management M&E.
    Assist in developing appropriate M&E systems for monitoring impact of new innovative interventions.
    Support the MoH and Pharmacy Division in the implementation of the VEN strategy at central and facility level and support efforts to strengthen equity in resource allocations.
    Work closely with the COP to manage relationships and maintain routine communications with MoH partners, and all other related stakeholders and be part of the SURE management team.

Qualifications:

    Master's degree in pharmacy, public health , or related degree relevant to the broad areas of health systems strengthening;
    Documented 8 years of senior-level experience in management, planning and health systems strengthening;
    Minimum of 10 years of international working experience from the field of pharmaceutical management, supply chain management, quantification and procurement, and health system change;
    Good understanding of developing and implementing assessment and impact studies;
    Good knowledge and expertise in quantification and procurement planning;
    Good understanding of medicines management related to EMHS including the MOH technical program commodities;
    Demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and in managing a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and in meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
    Strategic thinker with people skills and managerial, coordination, and organizational skills;
    Demonstrated excellent English language skills (both written and oral);
    Working experience in Uganda with knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health system/pharmaceutical sector. Previous experience with USAID supported programs is an added advantage;
    Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines; and
    Strong teamwork and team-building skills, strong management and supervisory experience.

Note: This position attracts international benefits where eligible.

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces.

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please submit a resume to https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/5489/health-system-strengthening-special.... For more information about MSH, please visit our web site at www.msh.org. If you cannot apply online or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org.
How to apply:

To apply for this position, please submit a resume to https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/5489/health-system-strengthening-special.... For more information about MSH, please visit our web site at www.msh.org. If you cannot apply online or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org.

Deadline: 31st Dec 2012




Engineer Jobs Vacancy at Finca International in Uganda



Job Title:  Regional Flexcube Support Engineer

Being a member of the FLEXCUBE Regional Support Team, the Regional FLEXCUBE Support

Engineer (RFSO) will be responsible for providing daily support to the core banking application implementation and post-implementation phases.

Key Result Areas:

- Participation in core banking application implementation process, providing support to FLEXCUBE environments related to implementation activities

- Provide support and ensuring operability of production and testing environments of the regional affiliates. Coordinate with affiliate’s FLEXCUBE support team

- Responsible for first level analysis and troubleshooting of all issues due to period closure process, as well as escalation of the critical issues to vendor’s support team; Responsible for retesting and implementation of issue resolution recommendations, ensuring documentation of the incidents in accordance with existing corporate procedures.

- Provide assistance to Regional FLEXCUBE Administrator in resolution to the issues and requests escalated on regional level; categorize the escalated incidents as appropriate into related groups, determine the impact, urgency and priority.

- Maintain the special register for updates and patches related to production environment in line with established instructions and guidelines.

Knowledge and Education:

• Knowledge of relational databases, normalization of entities and processes;

• Knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL

Experience:

Minimum 3+ years of experience in Oracle PL/SQL, proven ability to create and analyze complex scripts;



How to Apply:
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include; an application letter and CV to

FINCA International, Africa Regional Offices, Plot 11

Portal , Adam House Block B OR send by email to

Africa.hub@fi nca.org by close of Business day 20th

October 2012. -

FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012


Administrator Job Vacancy at Finca International in Uganda




Job Title: Regional Flexcube Administrator

The Regional FLEXCUBE Administrator (RFA) will be an integral part of one of the regional core banking application supporting teams, participates in process of integration of FLEXCUBE core banking application within the regional network of FINCA affiliates.

Being a member of the FLEXCUBE Regional Support Team, the RFA will be responsible for providing daily support to the core banking application implementation and post-implementation phases.

Key Result Areas:

- Participate in core banking application implementation process; provide support to FLEXCUBE environments related to implementation activities

- Participate in preparation of technical infrastructure for pre-production and production phases; provide needed assistance in process of installation and configuration of environmental software in the Data- Centre location, as well as for installation and configuration of FLEXCUBE pre-production environments

- Responsible for providing support and operability of FLEXCUBE software used during implementation (Day-0, UAT, Support, Migration, Training, etc.)

- Configure security settings in FLEXCUBE Security Management Module and environmental software levels in Data Center and affiliate in accordance with security and information protection procedures.

- Categorize the problems escalated by affiliate Support team as appropriate into related groups; determine the category, impact, urgency and priority

Knowledge and Education:

• Knowledge of relational databases, normalization of entities and processes;

• Strong expertise in Oracle PL/SQL;

• Should be aware of various OS like WIN 2003 and UNIX and how to operate in these environments;

• Experience with FLEXCUBE Core Baking Application

• Experience with IBM WAS and IBM WAS MQ is a plus

• Experience with Oracle Database administration is a plus

Experience:

Minimum 3+ years of experience in supporting the mission-critical core-banking applications within a consulting environment, financial services, microfinance or banking industry.

Minimum 3+ years of experience in Oracle PL/SQL, proven ability to create and analyze complex scripts.


How to Apply:
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include; an application letter and CV to

FINCA International, Africa Regional Offices, Plot 11

Portal , Adam House Block B OR send by email to

Africa.hub@fi nca.org by close of Business day 20th

October 2012. -

FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012


Finance/ Office Manager Jobs at Finca International in Uganda


Job Title: Finance/Office Manager

The Finance & Office Manager will manage financial reporting, accounts payable, billing of services to subsidiaries and managing accounts receivable, cash management, tax management and budgeting.

The position requires strong accounting knowledge, analytical skills, a high level of attention to detail and capability to make decisions and act independently.

Communication and coordination with different units, including Shared Service Center (SCC) management, subsidiaries, HQ Information Services and HQ Finance, will be required.

The additional role as the office manager will be to handle all administrative, logistical and secretarial tasks for the regional FINCA Services - Africa office with primary focus on tasks supporting the Director of Regional Information Technology – Africa.

Knowledge and Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business, MBA a plus

• CPA or equivalent required (active license)

• Minimum 10 years experience as a controller (International)

• Worked with at least one accounting computer system

• Experience using IFRS as well as SSC country local accounting standards

• Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. - Availability to travel (10-20% of the time)


How to Apply:
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include; an application letter and CV to

FINCA International, Africa Regional Offices, Plot 11

Portal , Adam House Block B OR send by email to

Africa.hub@fi nca.org by close of Business day 20th

October 2012. -

FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012





Jobs at Finca International in Uganda- Regional Manager


Job Title: Regional Reporting Manager

The Regional Reporting Manager will be reporting to the Director of Regional Information Services.

He/She will be responsible for providing support with thorough data analysis and reporting to help meet business objectives. A good understanding of database, reporting tools, related core banking systems such as Flexcube, Orbit, Rubicon, Equinox , will be required in order for the Reporting Manager to provide quantitative data and assist internal and external customers in decision making. The Reporting Specialist will report into this position.

Key Result Areas:

• Facilitate in providing trainings to subsidiary reporting specialists devoted to database

architecture, deploying and maintaining operational reporting system, working with source control server, developing and localizing reports.

• Coordinate with a cross functional team in order to identify Data and Reporting needs of FINCA International related to application, including identification of data points to be collected by all affiliates at client account creation and client exit, as well as devising a strategy for storage and access of such information.

• Create, implement and maintain reporting requirements documentation to improve clarity and consistency

• Direct the process of creating the test plan and test case scenarios for testing the relevancy of existing technical infrastructure and operability.

• Review performance optimization reports, develop new reports, or make changes to existing reports following respective procedure.

• Test various upgrades, enhancements, and service packs to various modules.

• Perform ad-hoc reporting activities to address a range of data/information requests from a range of reporting related areas.

• Interact with internal report owners to establish/ clarify their requirements and develop report specifications. Provide careful analysis and enhance the report owner’s perspective by using

a combination of available information, tool functionality and business knowledge.

• Provide written reports and trends presentations that summarize key results. Ensure distributed results are consistent, reliable and accurate through testing and quality control efforts.

• Provide input in project reporting to provide regular reports about project progress, lessons learnt after the completion of the project, which will offer a global vision for future internal clients in particular and FINCA in general.

• Determine impact of policies and processes on IT systems and reporting processes.

• Participates in all other projects and other duties as assigned.

• Define and maintain standards for Reports development, in according with IT Managers for the region.

Knowledge and Education:

• Bachelors’ degree in Computer Engineering, or related fields.

• Typically requires 6-8 years of experience in a technical role, in a software or financial industry.

• Strong understanding of various database queries and generic report writing tools like Crystal Reports.

• Advanced proficiency with SQL/Server, scripting, SQL/Transact. Ideally a SQL Certification MCTS 70- 432.

• Strong knowledge in SQL/Reporting Services, SQL/ Analysis Services.

• Advanced proficiency with Oracle, scripting, PLSQL, Application Server Report, Oracle Reports Developer.

• Strong understanding of Oracle report writing tools (TOAD, Embarcadero, and Oracle Discover). Ideally an Oracle Reports Certification.

• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel required.

• Knowledge of microfinance or other similar platform highly desired.

How to Apply:
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include; an application letter and CV to

FINCA International, Africa Regional Offices, Plot 11

Portal , Adam House Block B OR send by email to

Africa.hub@fi nca.org by close of Business day 20th

October 2012. -

FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012


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