Marketing Executives Jobs Vacancy at Insurance Company of East Africa in Uganda

Job Title: Marketing Executives

The leading compound insurance company in East Africa is in need of commission-based

marketing executives.

The ideal candidate must meet the following personal specifications;

A Bachelors degree or more

Honest, professional, high achiever with Strong and ethical performance

Coachable and highly competitive spirit

Effective communication and presentation skills with fluency in English

People networked

Excellent time-management

Successful working experience in sales, marketing, research or other relevant

professions will be an added advantage


Identify markets and schedule meetings with potential clients.

Provide a consultative approach to create an innovative solution(s) that best fits the

needs of each individual client.

Develop, grow and manage the key accounts in the corporate market established

Develop and manage strong relationships with clients and earn their trust

Manage and follow up on the developed accounts

Submit weeklyreports and avail status updates to the unit leader agent

Skills and qualities


Massively positive outlook - the glass must always be half full

Good at building long-term relationships


Problem solver

Able to listen to clients' needs and address




Sector knowledge and industry

Contacts and networking

How to Apply;

If you match the above descriptions, send your detailed resume, contact addresses of 3

referees and your daytime contact phone via e-mail (with subject as AGENT) to email:

Or Hand Deliver


Insurance Company of East Africa

Barclayz Plaza,3rd Floor

Jinja road.




Applications shall  be received till 26th Oct 2012.

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012

Jobs at Uganda Development Bank- Director

Job Title:       Director Management Information Systems

Salary Scale:  UDBL 2

Location of Post:       Head Office

Reports to:                 Chief Executive Officer

Supervises:                 Staff of the Management Information Systems Division

Basic Function

To ensure smooth and efficient running of the Information Technology function in the bank and align it towards achievement of the Bank’s Vision audits business strategies, goals and objectives.

Major Activities of the Job

Strategic Direction

    Contribute to the achievement of the Bank’s business objectives by providing advice and guidance on strategy
    Initiate the development of strategies that will support the achievement of organizational mission, core values and business objectives
    Provide ongoing advice to Board members on MIS and Technology  issues.
    Continuously evaluate strategic direction to confirm alignment with Bank objectives.

Stakeholder Management

    Identify all key stakeholders for the MIS  and System  processes
    Identify relevant and thorny issues and devise a plan to address them
    Continuously communicate with stakeholders to improve Bank  image

Result Areas/Outputs

    To coordinate and ensure a smooth change of the bank’s core banking systems.
    Ensure adequate IT policies and procedures are in place and implement approved IT policy changes
        Ensure that efficient systems are available to both internal and external customers.
        Overall supervision of services of the Department through procedural quality assurance
        Ensure provision of technology system to support the business in terms of hardware and software networking
        Ensure that all projects are implemented in time and within budget.
        Ensure adequate resources are allocated to support projects and changes to the system.
        Define and manage the MIS CAPEX & OPEX budgets.
        Ensure continuous service for all systems.
        Maintenance of the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with the internal and external customers
        Management of Contingency Plans through regular testing and updating of the contingency systems
        Participation in the improvement of the bank’s IT Policy through policy change proposals.
        Implementation of approved IT policy changes
        Ensuring compliance through training & monitoring
    Ensure Disaster Recovery Plans are in place to ensure business continuity

Skills Required

    Excellent communication skills at senior management
    Basic knowledge of contracts
    Project Management skills
    Analytical and  problem –solving  skills
    Strategic thinking  skills
    Good report writing skills
    Good managerial / supervisory skills.
    Good interpersonal skills

Minimum Education and Training

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Computer science, Engineering, or relevant field.

Post graduate Degree in a MIS field is a MUST.

A professional certification will be added advantage.

Minimum Work Experience

Eight years in management in a similar environment in a financial institutionwith three years’ experience in preparation and presentation of relevant Board Matters

How to Apply:
Uganda Development Bank

Web Address :
Ag. Chief Executive Officer ,
Plot 15 Clement Hill Road , Ruth Towers
P.O Box 7210

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012

Jobs at Communication for Development Foundation Uganda

Job Title: Behavior Change Communication Advisor   
Location:     Kampala, Uganda
Employment Type:     Full-Time

Major Responsibilities:

    Based in main NUHITES office in gulu and reporting to the Health service Delivery director. In charge of the BCC component of the project
    She/he will take ead in design of BCC strategies, communication materials and overseeing implementation of BCC interventions
    Provide technical oversight for effective and efficient development and implementation of NUHITES project's BCC interventions addressing health, nutrition and related activities.
    Monitor implementation of activities and provide supportive supervision.
    Collaborate with the M&E department to design and evaluation tools to track implementation, prepare activity reports to feed into NU-HITES monthly, quarterly and annual reports


Minimum Qualifications:

    Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Communication, community Health, Social Sciences, population or related field,
    a masters degree in related fields is an added advantage
    5 years experience implementing BCC interventions
    Good presentation and writing skills
    Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and power point

How to apply:
Interested applicants should deliver their applications with a detailed CV, copies of certificates and testimonials , day time telephone contacts, and addresses of 3 referees
Deadline: 16th Oct 2012

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda

The Human Resources Officer, CDFU
P.O Box 8734, Plot 58, Kiira Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala

Deadline: 16th Oct 2012

Marketing Head Job Vacancy at APA Insurance (Uganda) Ltd

Job Title: Head of Marketing   
Location:     Kampala, Uganda
Employment Type:     Full-Time
Summary:     Looking for a new challenge? Join the fastest growing insurance company in Uganda.

If you are a seasoned marketing professional working in the insurance industry, APA Insurance offers you an opportunity to join their senior Leadership team.
Requirements:     As Head of Marketing you are responsible for providing Leadership to the marketing team and developing a profitable book of business with licensed intermediaries and direct clients.

    Have you been in the general insurance industry in a managerial/supervisory/Leadership position for the last 10 years?
    Do you have a professional insurance qualification of ACII or FCII?
    Have you demonstrated skills in developing an agency force?

How to Apply:
If you have answered yes to the above questions, you may send your resume by e-mail before 19th October 2012.

APA Insurance (Uganda) Ltd
Crown house, 1st Floor
Kampala Road, Kampala
Tel ÷256 (41) 4250 087/4251 103

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012

Administrative Assistant Job Vacancy at UN World Food Programme in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Administrative Assistant
Vacancy Announcement No.VA-20-2012
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Setting up and maintaining the the premises cost recovery system
  • Receive payments and issue receipt vouchers for accommodation
  • Maintain accurate financial records of revenue and expenses of the guesthouse and premises
  • Provide the administration unit at head office with detailed expenditure and income
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields; Business Administration, Public administration or any other related discipline obtainable from a recognized institution
  • At least 5 years progressively responsible work experience including at least 3 years in administrative services
 How to Apply:

Ugandan nationals who meet the above are requested to submit their applications together with detailed CV, copies of certificates indicating on the envelop the vacancy announcement number and name of the applicant to:

The Human Resources Officer

UN World Food Programme

P.O Box 7159


Deadline: 19th Oct 2012

Jobs at World Food Programme in Uganda- Logistics Assistant

Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Vacancy Announcement No. VA-18-2012
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out data entry into commodity movement processing and analysis system on a daily basis according to commodity tracking system rules and procedures 
  • Maintain a proper filling system for all documents received according to standing CTS rules and procedures
  • Carry out daily data replications with the sub offices and country office on a daily basis and and produce a weekly status report
  • Offer user support to stuff members at the station whenever called upon
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in either of the following fields;Accounts, procurement & Logistics, Computer Science, Statistics or the equivalent obtainable from a recognized university
  • Or a Diploma in Accounts, Procurement  & Logistics, Computer Science, Statistics coupled with longer relevant working experience
  • At least 3 years relevant experience
How to Apply:
Ugandan nationals who meet the above are requested to submit their applications together with detailed CV, copies of certificates indicating on the envelop the vacancy announcement number and name of the applicant to:

The Human Resources Officer
UN World Food Programme
P.O Box 7159

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012

Administrative Assistant Job Vacancy at Trust for Africa’s Orphans Uganda

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Job Description

Trust for Africa’s Orphans Uganda (TAOU) in partnership with TAO UK is implementing a three-year Agribusiness project for women heads of families through growing sun flower in Pader District. TAOU is therefore, seeking for a suitable candidate for the post of Administrative Assistant.

POSITION: Administrative Assistant
Duty station: Puranga Sub County Pader District
Reporting to the Agribusiness Officer.

TheAdministrative Assistant will provide support to the effective implementation of the Agribusiness for Women heads of families through sun flower growing in Puranga sub county Pader District- a project funded by Comic Relief.
Key Roles and responsibilities:
1. Prepare office requisitions/payments for approval by the Agribusiness Officer
2. Handle office petty cash transactions
3. Minute recording and producing minutes.
4. General office management.
5. Data recording/entry, analysis and retrieval. To be responsible for the Management and implementation of the M&E system for the project.
6. Participate in database reporting according to the project requirements.
7. Any other duties assigned

Qualifications, Experience and Essential Skills
Academic Qualifications:
A diploma in Secretarial Studies/IT and certificate in database management.
At least two years’ experience of as an Administrative Assistant with an NGO with proven data entry and analysis experience.
Essential Skills:
• Good understanding of administrative and general management principles
• Self guided, strong organizational and planning skills
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Excellent ability to analyze information
• Time management in delivery of M & E reports is extremely essential
• Proven ability to work as part of a team, and as part of a wider network, is essential.
• The commitment and drive to achieve challenging goals; a problem-solving attitude is essential.
• Highly proficient in Ms Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point and the use of Internet for research’ as well as conversant with Statistical
• Ability to speak fluently in Luo is very essential

How to Apply
To apply for the post, please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post, and your suitability for this role, along with your CV/resume to Trust for Africa’s Orphans Uganda, P. O. Box 4523, Kampala. Plot 14 Kenneth Dale Close, Kamwokya Deadline for applications: Monday 15th October 2012

Deadline: 15th Oct 2012

1,000 Scholarships Positions for Masters and PHD Students

Title: Australia Scholarship Opportunities for Africans
Australia’s commitment to Africa

Australia is committed to developing the capacity and leadership skills of Africans to enable them to contribute effectively to development in their home countries. Over the past three years, the number of scholarships available for African professionals has increased ten-fold to a total of 1,000 development awards annually. One-quarter of all Australia’s development scholarships are now directed to Africa.

Types of Award

Australia Awards comprise four categories of scholarship:

    Long-Term Awards: Postgraduate scholarships that lead to an academic qualification from an Australian university.
    Australian Leadership Award Scholarships: Supplementary scholarships for recipients of Masters-level Awards that aim to enhance leadership in tackling development challenges
    Short Course Awards: Targeted professional development courses in a specialised field, with a duration of between one and three months.
    Australian Leadership Award Fellowships: Fellowships hosted by an Australian organisation that are intended to build long-term relationships between Australia and African professionals

How to Apply:

Applications open in September!

From 1 September 2012, Applications will be accepted for the following Awards:
Short Course Awards for 2013:                                                Closing date 30 November 2012 
Long-Term Awards (Masters-level Awards) for 2014:       Closing date 14 December 2012
Long-Term Awards (PhD Agriculture) for 2014:                   Closing date 31 March 2013

Scholarships Opportunities at Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda

Title: Scholarships Opportunity

The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter announces the availability of the commonwealth scholarships in the United Kingdom tenable for Oct 2013 to benefit Ugandan female candidates only for doctoral studies, and one year taught masters or equivalent degrees, includin six months of enhancing clinical skills in medicine or dentistry

How to Apply:
All Applications must be made through FAWE Uganda secretariat office in Kampala with a non refundable application fee of 100,000.

All applicants will be expected to include in their application, an abstract about the contribution they have already made towards the girl education or the contribution they will towards FAWEU work after the completion of their Course

The results of the selection will be announced in April 2012. Successful candidates will be informed directly and through the FAWEU Secretariat

Contact the FAWE Uganda Secretariat at Plot 328, Magulu LAne, Off Bukoto Kisaasi road; P.O Box 24117 Kampala

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012

Jobs at Unilever Uganda Limited- Distributor

Job Title: Distributor
Unilever (U) Ltd is seeking to appoint a distributor who will engage in re distribution of the mentioned brands in the geographical territories of western and central Uganda

The prospective distributor must be a Limited Liability company or a registered business and ready to offer distribution services under its business name

we will require you to submit the following
  • Brief company profile and business plan
  • Director's profile with personal ID documents 
  • Recommendation from Business Associates/ referees
  • Legal Documents
Must Demonstrate Financial strength by availing
  •  Security deposit or Bankers Guarantee of UGX 70m-150m
  • Running capital of 70m-150m supported by bank statements for the last 6 months
Available Infrastructure
  • Ware House
  • Minimum 2 years
  • resource base/ staff 
How to Apply:
The prospective distributor will be required to conform to the Unilever code of business principles
All interested parties are requested to submit their applications appending all the necessary documents

The Capability Building Manager
Unilever Uganda Limited
Plot 10/12, Nyondo Close, p.O Box 3515, Kampala

Deadline: 22nd Oct 2012

Jobs at Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services- Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant
Reports to: Chief executive Officer
Role: To offer support to the Chief Executive Officer in the day to day management of the insitute

  • Perform secretarial services in the CEO's Office including receiving official visitors, telephone calls, official mails and documents
  • Schedule all appointments for the CEO
  • Perform PR duties with key stakeholders on behalf of the CEO
  • Support the CEO in organizing Committee and Board meetings
  • A bachelors degree in secretarial studies, or office & information management
  • Possession of a post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and administration shall be added advantage
Working Experience:
At least 3 years in a similar position

 How to Apply:
To addressed to, The Chief Executive Officer, The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services, plot 10Buganda Road, P.O Box 4986, Kampala

Deadline: 17th Oct 2012

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