Human Resource Assistant Job Vacancy at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Uganda


Job Title: Human Resource Assistant

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Uganda


The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries and at 4,700 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of nearly 1,300—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide. The Foundation received funding from USAID/Uganda for a five-year cooperative agreement in 13 districts in the south-western region of Uganda with the goal of increasing access to, coverage of and utilization of quality comprehensive tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services. We are therefore seeking most suitable candidates to fill the following positions; Human Resource Assistant, Operations Dept. Mbarara Reporting Relations; The Human Resources Assistant report to the Human Resources Manager Job Summary: The Human Resources Assistant provides specialized support in the day-to- day management and administration of the human resources function. While the focus is typically on HR administration & compliance, the position may also support other functional areas such as recruitment, staff orientation, training & development, employee relations, compensation & benefits, and performance management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    Support recruitment processes, including posting vacancy announcements, tracking and reporting on recruitment processes, preparing interview files and schedules, and assisting with reference checks for final job candidates.
    Support administration of HR policies; including employee terms & conditions of service, leave records etc. Administer the organization medical scheme.
    Ensure complete and up-to-date employment documentation and confidential handling of employee information.
    Ensure all required employee documentation is obtained, correctly filed, and updated as necessary. Ensure all employees are in receipt of critical HR documents, including a current contract, employee handbook, and job description.
    Update HR Payroll and HR system and track contract expiry dates for renewal.
    Ensure any changes in an employee’s status are adequately documented.
    Support the orientation and on-boarding of new employees, welcome package, orienting staff regarding employment conditions, registering staff for benefits schemes, and ensuring new staff have appropriate work spacs- and resources.
    Support the management and general administration of employee leave and other leave related processes.
    Prepare and update the human resources data base, and update the organization chart on a monthly basis and circulate to employees.
    Assist with employee safety, welfare and wellness programs, and support internal communications and staff training & development needs.
    Assist in providing support on performance management system and ensure that key dates and deadlines are met.
    Ensure compliance with all internal policies and procedures as well as external regulatory concerns and applicable labour laws.

Requirement:

    Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Organizational Psychology from a reputable university.
    A post graduate diploma in Human Resources Management will be of an added advantage
    2-3 years hands on experience as HR assistant with a reputable organization.
    Experience gained in international non-profit sector preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    Strong verbal, written communication skills and active listening skills.
    Understanding of the sensitivity and confidentiality of the HR function.
    Strong inter-personal and team building skills.
    Ability to manage a large and variable work load, ensuring timely and accurate completion of assigned work.
    Excellent skills in data bases, word processing, spreadsheets.
    Detail oriented and with special attention to accuracy.
    Well organized, self-guided and motivated to produce quality work.
    Integrity, objectivity, and the ability to gain the trust and respect of peers.
    Fluency in English and at least one local language.

Experience: 3

How to apply:
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 EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants. Deadline for submission is 12th October 2012. www.pedaids.org Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012


Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Uganda- Communication Officer


Job Title:
Communication & Outreach Officer, Mbarara

( The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Uganda )

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries and at 4,700 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of nearly 1,300—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

The Foundation received funding from USAID/Uganda for a five-year cooperative agreement in 13 districts in the south-western region of Uganda with the goal of increasing access to, coverage of and utilization of quality comprehensive tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services.

We are therefore seeking most suitable candidates to fill the following positions

Communication & Outreach Officer, Mbarara

Reporting Relationships:

The Communication and Outreach Officer reports to the Country Director

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of communication, advocacy and outreach initiatives which build on EGPAF’s technical expertise and credibility to increase awareness of and support for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment. The focus of these initiatives will be to educate policy makers, opinion leaders, the media, civil society organizations and the public about pediatric AIDS issues through partnerships with various civil society and governmental organizations, PEPFAR partners, and others, including HIV &AIDS networks and forums in Uganda. S/he reports to the country director who-provides leadership and technical support to the communication and outreach programme. S/he works with the EGPAF PMTCT’ and care and treatment team.

Key Duties and responsibilities:

Management of the EGPAF policy, communication and outreach outcomes

    Under the guidance of the country director, develop and implement a coasted communication and outreach strategy for the Uganda programme, with objectives and performance indicators
    Prepare annual work plan and budget as per EGPAF’s planning system
    Implement planned activities with the EGPAF program team, allies and partners and reporting as required
    Produce quarterly narrative reports against the planned budget and performance indicators
    Work with the community linkage team to understand the work of the districts and build capacity and identify areas for communication.

Consultation, coordination and support to the districts/regional level

    Participate as a member of technical committees e.g. the IEC subcommittee of the AIDS Control Program and other networks in Uganda Organize and co-ordinate communication and education related meetings, prepare agenda, produce minutes, and ensure follow-up of action agreed in the policy meetings for EGPAF.
    Participate in external meetings and events as requested, including at local, regional and national levels
    Collaborate with the MoH in matters related to communication and education.

Representation and communication:

    Represent the EGPAF programme to key stakeholders, partners and allies, donor agencies, government bodies, etc. Be able to report effectively on progress of the communication and outreach program
    In collaboration with other communication partners, participate in the design and finalisation of all EGPAF communication and outreach materials.
    Collaborate with other partners ( e.g. ANECCA, UNICEF, WHO, UPA) in organising and managing meetings and events with national, regional and District officials, including Members of Parliament) Manage partnership with UHMG and other projects that will emerge related to communication and outreach supported by EGPAF

Outreach support to the PMTCT and care and treatment programme:

    Support the PMTCT and care and treatment programme team to develop communication and outreach initiatives at community and district levels. Provide information, materials for outreach and advice as appropriate Work with the care and treatment and PMTCT programme team to identify and address key communication and education issues arising from the programs
    Document PMTCT and care and treatment programme success stories and share these with partners at the local and national levels

Outreach to media:

    Working with Regional Communications Officer, increase awareness among the Ugandan media on paediatric AIDS and prevention issues and expand media coverage of Foundation’s work and of paediatric AIDS and prevention issues.
    Working with Regional Communications Officer to develop and distribute press releases, media advisories, fact sheets and other appropriate materials to support media coverage of Foundation and partner activities.
    Working with the EGPAF Regional Communications Officer to prepare EGPAF leadership and other spokespersons for media interviews and/or presentations.
    Develop visibility materials describing Uganda Country program, activities and achievements.
    Establish relationships with USG Uganda and other donors/ partners / media officers and coordinate and support media activities as appropriate.
    Prepare media and site briefs and speeches for senior EGPAF officers and coordinate inauguration of CTC and PMTCT clinics in the sites.
    Organize for media workshop to build capacity of the journalists on the area of PMTCT and care and treatment.

Requirement:

    A Bachelors Degree in Communication, Journalism or Social Sciences from a recognized university with vast experience in advocacy both at national and international forums.
    Masters Degree in Public Health is of an added advantage.
    At least five years of experience in HIV communication and education of health programs in Uganda.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Analytical and excellent at written communication skills.
    Excellent reporting skills is most desired.
    Ability to manage multiple priorities while working as part of team.
    Ability to deliver timely results under minimal supervision.
    Knowledge of Uganda national, regional and district government structure and operations,
    Knowledge of existing in country key players of HIV & AIDS related networks or the willingness to acquire this knowledge quickly.
    Experience in working with International NGOs.
    Excellent interpersonal skills, and high levels of self-motivation, integrity and initiative

Experience: 5



How to apply:
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

EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants. Deadline for submission is 12th October 2012.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012


Many Jobs at African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in Uganda


Job Title:
AWF Uganda, Kampala
Closing Date: Wednesday, 10 October 2012

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is the leading international conservation organization focused solely on the African continent. AWF's mission is, together with the people of Africa, to ensure that the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.

At the core of the USAID Tourism for Biodiversity (TB4) Program is the hypothesis that successful nature tourism is a platform for both biodiversity conservation and economic growth in Uganda. Uganda's network of protected areas will be a growing source of comparative advantage for the country as the demand for high-quality nature-based tourism products grows globally and other destination countries reach saturation. The project will build demand for Uganda's nature tourism by developing marketing strategies and catalyzing government and private sector investment in ecotourism. Working with partners to build benefit flows to communities and private land owners from biodiversity assets and nature tourism, including establishing private and community conservation areas, and will demonstrate how these benefits help deliver improved conservation. The project will work closely with the Uganda Wildlife Authority and National Forestry Authority in partnership with many tourism sector stakeholders.

AWF currently seeks to hire the following positions for its Uganda program.

    Senior Program Officer – Conservation Enterprise, Kampala
    Senior Program Officer, Conservation Planning Kampala
    Tourism Development and Marketing Officer, Kampala
    Program Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation, Kampala
    Program Finance and Administration Officer, Kampala
    Communications Specialist, Media Support, Kampala
    Program Officer, Kidepo
    Program Officer, Lake Mburo

How to apply:

To apply, and for further information on the positions and AWF, please view the attached documents and visit www.awf.org

This is a US Government funded project through USAID Mission Uganda in partnership with AWF.

Deadline: 10th Oct 2012



Volunteer Opportunities at Pallisa Community Development Trust in Uganda


Job Title: Help Develop strategic plan for PACODET social media activities
Pallisa Community Development Trust

Read more about this organization
TASK

This task involves developing a strategic plan to use to engage volunteers on PACODET social media activities as well as the social media tools and approaches to use. Our intention is to attract supporters for our activities. Those intending to do this task should provide evidence of previous successful work.

The duration of this assignment is at least one month. PACODET will collaborate with the volunteers on the process and certificates will be awarded at the end of the assignment to all volunteers.
Number of volunteers: 2
BACKGROUND INFORMATION

PACODET is involved in community rural development programmes in Pallisa district. The issues covered include health, food/income security, environment and civil and human rights education. These programs are targeting every member of the community but especially vulnerable ones. We desire to develop a strategic plan for PACODET social media activities as well as the social media tools and approaches to use. So we desire skilled and experienced persons to help us realize this project.
OBJECTIVE

These programs are targeting every member of the community but especially vulnerable ones. The outcome of this project will be a strategic plan for PACODET social media activities as well as the social media tools and approaches to use.
Region or country
    Uganda
Development topic
    Integration of marginalized groups
REQUIREMENTS

Volunteers with IT, communication skills and experience in social media.
Areas of expertise
    Journalism and information
Languages
    English

Hours per week
    6-10
Duration in weeks
    52

How to Apply:
http://www.onlinevolunteering.org/en/vol/opportunity/opportunity_form.html?id=18960

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012




Sales Executives Jobs at Aikan Uganda


Job Title: Sales Executive (3) positions

Aikan Uganda
Job Description
 Reports to: Chief Commercial Officer

 Job Purpose:

To promote and sell integrated logistics products including value added services, develop and recommend new sales opportunities.

 Main Responsibilities:

    Initiate market exploration.
    Refer to all relevant information and statistics to target new customers,
    Identify the logistics potential of clients and recommend the same to the Management team.
    Facilitate information and opportunity transfer to other sales channels.
    Systematically and constructively provide feedback to the product owners based on the findings in the market and from the customers to improve the services of the organisation.
    Liaise with.Customer Service staff on a regular basis in order communicate any special requirements from customers.
    Ensure optimal sales/operational processes are in place to maintain high service standards.
    Collaborate with other staff to ensure best practices and trade/industry knowledge is shared.
    Submit monthly account specific sales reports and other Ad-hoc reporting as required.

 Qualifications;

    A University Degree from a recognized University.

 Experience: Essential:

    A minimum of 3 years sales experience.

 Preferred:

    Experience in freight forwarding.

 Knowledge and skills

    Planning and organising skills
    Marketing Skills
    Computer skills
    Interpersonal skills

 Behavioural Competencies

    Proactivity
    Results Orientation
    Team work Orientation
    Concern for Standards
    Innovativeness
    Understanding others
    Effective Communication
    Personal Integrity

How to Apply

Application forms can be down loaded from the aikan website www.aikanhr-com
The completed application form must be submitted together with typed copies of the applicant’s CV (including 3 referees) and cover letter.
Email the forms as attachments to: saleexecutiverecruitment@aikanhr.com entitled ‘Sales Executive vacancy’
2 Bandali Close, Bugolobi,
Kagga House Annex, 1st Floor
Tel: 0414 505318; 0312 264664

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012



Project Officer Job Vacancy at TPO Uganda


Job Title: Project  Officer

TPO Uganda– Kampala, Central Region, Uganda
Job Description

TPO Uganda seeks to recruit a competent person to fill the position of one of its projects in North

This position reports to the Program Manager

 Job summary/key responsibilities

    This position will be responsible for providing overall technical leadership to the project; including managing all aspects of project implementation; through liaison with implementing partners and other field staff;
    Preparing and maintaining of reports;
    Providing overall responsibility for the day to day operations including finance, administration and procurement;
    Coordination and accountability of project activities and resource utilization.

 Person specification: Essential Experience

    Previous experience of working in an NGO with — 5 years in a coordination position in the areas of Child rights, psychosocial support, community rehabilitation, trauma support, mental health; post conflict social protection.
    Experience working in local government systems, managing private/public partnerships.

 Essential Skills and Knowledge

    Proven ability to motivate and develop a team.
    Excellent organizational skills with ability to coordinate activities.
    Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally

 Qualifications

    A degree in Social work, Social sciences, Development studies or a related field of study.
    A post graduate qualification in project management will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Only persons meeting these specifications should apply.
Female candidates are in particular encouraged to apply.

Address your application letter to the Human Resource Manager, and submit your CV, an application letter and a table showing your past 3 year salary history to info@tpoug.org stating the position that you are applying for in the subject line; P.O Box, 21646 Kampala Uganda
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012



Savings Manager Job Vacancy at Pride Microfinance Ltd in Uganda


Job Title: Manager Savings 

The Manager Savings shall be based at Head Office and will be responsible for responsible for the day to day Management of PML’s savings/deposits portfolio, by exercising prudent fiscal

management in compliance with the MDI Act 2003 and the MDI regulations. He / she will report to the Senior Manager – Delivery Channels.

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Growing and managing the Savings / Deposits in PML.

2. Initiate strategies for customer acquisition, growth and retention.

3. Manage deposit portfolios to ensure profitability, by closely monitoring the market, customers and competitors.

4. Closely monitor regulatory developments, to ensure full compliance with regulatory requirements in the course of conducting business.

5. Undertake regular research in the general developments in the savings market and regularly update depositors’ database.

6. Under the supervision of Management, develop long-term corporate financial strategies and establish professional relationships with depositing institutions.

7. Regularly make analytical reports on PML’s savings product, growth and development.

8. Provide technical assistance on the savings product in respect to training, branch operations, recent developments and product delivery.

Minimum academic qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields from a reputable institution: Commerce, Economics, Microfinance, Development Economics, Development studies, Business Studies, Business Computing, Business Statistics, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management, Social Sciences, SWASA, and Education or in any other relevant / related field; with at least 4 years’ experience at a senior managerial level. Candidates with direct microfinance and banking experience will be at an added advantage.

Person Specification:

• The ideal candidate should be an outstanding sales person with the ability to mobilize savings and grow deposits.

• Should be self-motivated, innovative with a passion, to achieve steep targets and able to work under pressure.

• Should be a good communicator with superb attention to detail, unquestionable character and interpersonal skills.

• Should possess a strong personality and dynamism, and should be able pull colleagues together to build a strong team.

• Should have proven leadership skills and be results oriented.

• Should be honest, well organized and reliable and should be aged between 28 – 38 years.



How to Apply:

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, then apply immediately and send a detailed CV, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, 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 October 12, 2012. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

If you do not hear from us by December 31, 2012; please consider yourself unsuccessful.

PRIDE MICROFINANCE LIMITED (MDI),

Metropole House, Plot 8 – 10 Entebbe Road,

P. O. Box 7566, Kampala.

Tel. No. 041 4346 930 / 297

Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012


Credit Administrator Job Vacancy at Pride Microfinance limited in Uganda

Job Title: Credit  Administrator

The Credit Administrator shall be based at Head Office and will be responsible for planning, monitoring, coordinating & controlling the big loans portfolio both qualitatively & quantitatively. He / she will report to the Manager Credit Individual Lending.

Specific responsibilities include:-

• Participate in the setting of branch targets for loans that require management & board approval.

• Ensure the achievement of organization set targets for loans that require management & board approval.

• Interface with Credit officers, Branch Credit Administrators and Branch Managers to appropriately evaluate potential credit applications and where necessary interface with clients directly.

• Analyze loan write-ups from branches with a view of credit risk management for decision making by the respective credit committees. He/she may be required to generate the writeups where necessary.

• Monitor and follow-up timely disbursement of approved loans by management and Board and ensure client’s fulfillment of conditions set at approval.

• Prepare, communicate and file credit reports including weekly and monthly as shall be advised by the supervisor.

• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Academic Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Economics, Microfinance, Development Economics, development Studies, Business studies, Accounting and Finance, Financial Services, Business Computing, Business Statistics, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Social Sciences, SWASA, Education or in any other relevant/related field.

• Candidates should have at least 2 years’ and above working experience in Credit Administration.

• Candidates must be knowledgeable in computer applications especially MS Office and should be aged between 25 – 35 years.

Person Specifications:

• Should be honest, well organized, results oriented and reliable.

• Should be a team player and a self-starter.

• Should be self-motivated, innovative with a passion to achieve steep targets.

• Should possess a strong personality and dynamism.

• Should be able to work effectively in a fast paced environment and under pressure.

• Should demonstrate commercial awareness and ability to manage costs and maximize income for the organization.

How to Apply:
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, then apply immediately and send a detailed CV, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, 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 October 12, 2012. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

If you do not hear from us by December 31, 2012; please consider yourself unsuccessful.

PRIDE MICROFINANCE LIMITED (MDI),

Metropole House, Plot 8 – 10 Entebbe Road,

P. O. Box 7566, Kampala.

Tel. No. 041 4346 930 / 297

Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012



Assistant Manager Job Vacancy at Wipro in Uganda


Job Title: Assistant Manager - Mission Quality

About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Facilitate ACSAT, PCSAT, Pulse Surveys , action planning and action closure
    Set up and Improve Ticket level customer satisfaction (TCSAT) and Deploy Ticket Audit processes
    Facilitate Customer escalation closure
    Identify Early warning Alerts proactively and track it to closure
    Ensure all services are provided as per Contractual agreement with the customer
    Ensure ITIL Operational process compliance for the program to deliver the services
    Ensure SLA compliance and compliance to Org Processes and training requirements
    Facilitate Service delivery reviews
    Facilitate Internal & External audits
    Own and manage Continuous Improvement (SIPs, Six Sigma, Lean, Xserve etc)

Qualifications

    An individual who has played role of SQA (Infra Business), SQA (Support Business), QA for infrastructure/ services business for at least 3-6 years with following skill set:
    Working knowledge to ISO 20K, ITIL v3, Six Sigma and Lean concepts
    Knowledge of QMS and Process Management
    Good experience to Internal and External Audits and Assessments
    Very strong written and verbal communication
    Good in Client and Organization Senior management interaction skills

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 wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 12th Oct 2012


Jobs at AFRIpads (U) Ltd in Uganda- Project Coordinator


Job Title: Project Coordinator
About this job

AFRIpads (U) Ltd. is a pro-poor social business founded in 2009 that locally manufactures and sells low-cost, cloth (washable) sanitary pads.  The company is a registered business in Uganda with a parent company in The Netherlands.  AFRIpads (U) Ltd.’s core objective is to address the high rates of school girl absenteeism due to the lack of affordable menstrual products by locally manufacturing an innovative and practical sanitary product.

In partnership with Plan Uganda, Plan Australia and Plan Netherlands, a four year project on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) is being implemented in Tororo and Lira districts.  The project seeks to address the Menstrual Hygiene Management needs of Ugandan schoolgirls and women, and to develop models for working with Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA) to create awareness and increases access to affordable, reusable sanitary pads, while at the same time presenting income generation opportunities for women.

AFRIpads (U) Ltd is seeking a Project Coordinator based in Tororo to drive the Menstrual Hygiene Management Project.  The successful candidate will have responsibility for the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

MICROENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

    Develop, grow and manage VSLA microenterprises of AFRIpads Menstrual Kits as an income generating activity (IGA) and to increase local access to cost-effective reusable sanitary pads. Use Plan Uganda’s standards as the model and guidelines.
    Strengthen the business capacity/acumen of participating VSLA members to develop and manage AFRIpads enterprises as an Income Generating Activity (IGA) through coaching and mentoring

SALES AND MARKETING

    Design and implement creative, locally-appropriate marketing to increase product and brand visibility, including social media, to improve local awareness of and access to AFRIpads Menstrual Kits
    Mobilise and manage payments from participating VSLA members, track stock against sales as well as income
    Maintain diligent, accurate records and administration of all sales-related activities, including daily, weekly, and monthly reporting, in addition to quarterly and annually reports.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

    Prepare all financial reporting, budgets, and stock-sales records on the project and be accountable for all designated project resources.
    Develop and submit quality and timely project reports based on the key project indicators and reporting formats as required by the donor and Plan.
    Develop and implement a system for capturing, documenting and disseminating project experiences on development of an AFRIpads business model, sanitation marketing, achievements, lessons learned and best practices to stakeholders (M&E)
    Establish and maintain appropriate working relationships with the major partner, Plan, as well as government and local NGOs/CBOs including Community Vision, Plan Uganda’s local partner on the VSLA program.
    Work closely with the Plan Uganda MHM Project Coordinator to achieve and exceed key project targets and performance indicators
    Oversee procurement from AFRIpads Ltd. in Kampala, stock management in Tororo, and stock supply for participating VSLA members

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

    Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in microfinance, business administration, sales & marketing, development economics, entrepreneurship or related fields.
    At least 3 years in direct implementation of rural sales and marketing OR microfinance (village banking) OR microenterprise development activities, desirably among women groups.
    Knowledge of Ugandan microfinance sector guidelines/standards on microenterprise and business development for especially rural communities.
    Knowledge of WASH/health promotion in schools and sanitation marketing.

Language and Skills:

    Complete familiarity with MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and social media skills (Twitter, Facebook, You Tube).
    Motorcycle riding skills.
    Knowledge of Adhola and Ateso will be an added advantage.

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 afripadjobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 12th Oct 2012




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