Sales Manager Mobile Money & Transactions Job Vacancy in Uganda


Job Title: Sales Manager: Mobile Money & Transactions

About this job

Our Client is the biggest mobile phone retailer in East Africa that is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidate for the above vacancy;

Objective:

This role takes responsibility of the Company’s Mobile Money & Transactions product vertical. This is primarily an operational sales and retail management role, maximizing the mobile money business through Company’s retail network and building other financial transaction based financial services through the same channel.   The position will have responsibility for the management, sales and promotion of the services.

The role also contains a business development aspect to it with a view of expanding Company ability to provide financial and transaction services such international money transfer services, prepaid vending services etc.

The person will hold a separate Profit and Loss statement for the MM & Transaction Vertical, to which direct and indirect costs will be allocated. The vertical is currently profitable and the person will be expected to maximize profit potential from the MM product vertical within 12 months.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    With the GM: Retail, be largely be responsible for the development of the Mobile Money and financial and transaction services growth strategy for the company including the establishment of an annual mobile money and financial transaction revenue budget and gross margin forecast.
    Manage all mobile money operational retail and sales activities to maximize margins and achieve revenue targets and goals
    MM sub-agent channel: Appoint mobile money sub-agents and manage this channel
    Monitor performance and productivity of mobile money handler staff in the Company retail shops
    Responsible, with the assistance of HR and Retail Operation manager, to, co-ordinate and schedule continual staff training.
    Direct the development and implementation of processes, controls and procedures within the MM & Transaction product vertical and ensure high levels of adherence to such controls and processes.
    In conjunction with the Retail Operations Manager, effectively ensure that an equitable allocation of retail space and resources are provided to the mobile money business.
    Act as a liason between MTN and Company regards all mobile money related matters
    Coordinate in conjunction with Marketing Dept, the promotion and marketing of Mobile money and any new financial transaction services that Company may offer the market
    Develop new financial / transactions services that can seamlessly be provided via the Company retail channel. This is a business development role that will involve:

    Commercial negotiations with 3rd party financial service providers
    Assist with the development of technical solutions to activate the Company channel to offer such services
    Roll-out of new transaction platforms eg international money transfer, prepaid card vending etc….
    Implementing the necessary processes and control in conjunction with Finance / Central Services to ensure effective control of these new services.
    Assist with the promotion and marketing of such new services in conjunction with the financial service providers
    Coordinate the necessary training of staff to provide such services
    Act as a liason between Company and financial service providers

The person will be expected to devote at least 50% of his/her time in shops engaging with shop supervisors and staff, on the job training, trouble shooting, merchandising assistance etc... The candidate will be expected to visit each shop in the Company network at least twice a month.

 Qualifications:

    Minimum 5 years experience in retail / sales environment. Exposure to Mobile Money and/or financial/banking services is an advantage
    Good presentation skills, and high proficiency in both spoken and written English.
    A strong sales bias with key competencies in the areas of sales logistics, business development, marketing and retail/distribution.
    University graduate in any discipline, preferably marketing studies. A very result-oriented approach is essential.
    Strong ability to implement controls and ensure staff adherence to processes
    Ability to deal with large staff compliments
    Pragmatic and ability to make quick decisions
    Developed interpersonal skills - an extrovert personality with an ability to engage with staff and management colleagues to achieve results
    Negotiation skills
    Positive attitude to continual change and adaption

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 telecomsjobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 14th Nov 2012


Jobs at District Service Commission in Uganda- Town Clerks


Job Title: Town Clerk/Principal Township Officer

1 (One) Vacancy in Kakira Town Council

1 (One) Vacancy Bugembe Town Council

Department: Administration

Salary Scale: U2 Lower

Age: 35 Years and above

Reports to: Town Council Chairperson LC III

Competences

    Planning, Organizing and coordination, Accountability, Concern for Quality and Standards, Ethics and Integrity, Communication and Time management.

Key Functions:

    Managing and coordinating the implementation of national policies, regulations, programmes projects and Council decisions in the Town Council;
    Providing technical advice to Council on administrative and legal matters pertaining to the management of the Town Council;
    Developing and coordinating plans and budgets for council activities;
    Proving safe custody and accountability for resources, records and other facilities of the council;
    Enhancing collaboration linkages with other Local Councils and organizations both within and outside the Town Council on matters pertaining to development;
    Assessing taxes and awarding licenses for operating business in the Town Council;
    Mobilizing urban community for development purposes;
    Supporting physical planning for the Town Council and approving structural plans; and
    Developing and maintaining infrastructure in the Town Council including roads and buildings

Requirement:

    An Honours Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration or Law or Commerce (Management option) or Business Administration (Management option) or Business Studies (Management option) or Management Science or Urban Planning and Management from a recognized University;
    Certificate in Administrative Law from a recognized institution;
    A Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management or Urban Planning and Management or Development Studies or Finance and Accounting from a recognized University/Institution.

Experience:

    At least six (6) years of experience three of which should have been at the level of Senior Township Officer or Senior Assistant
    Town Clerk in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization

Experience: 6



How to apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Forms No. 3 (2008) to Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1551, Jinja to be received not later than 19th November 2012.

Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable. Applications should bear the title of the post as well as relevant Town Council specified against the vacancy.

Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates transcripts, plus three recent certified passport size photographs. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.

Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Deadline: 19th Nov 2012


Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist- Health & Nutrition Job at Futures Group in Uganda



Job Title: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Health & Nutrition, Uganda
Location:     Uganda
Job Code:     332
# of Openings:     1
Description

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Key Responsibilities



Futures Group is recruiting for a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist to provide technical assistance, training and coaching for a USAID/Uganda Project to implement a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning program in Uganda. This program is central to USAID/Uganda’s broader organizational learning and development policy effort called 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 enterprise.

    Provide technical and programmatic guidance and support for project implementing Health and Nutrition activities.



Qualifications:

    Graduate degree in public health, social sciences, international development, management, business administration, agriculture.
    5 years professional experience in M&E.
    USAID experience in desirable.
    Ugandan nationals strongly preferred.


How to Apply:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FUTURESGROUP&cws=1&rid=332

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012


Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Job Vacancy at Futures Group in Uganda



Job Title: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Democracy and Governance
Location:     Uganda
Job Code:     334
# of Openings:     1
Description

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Key Responsibilities



Futures Group is recruiting for a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to provide technical assistance, training and coaching for a USAID/Uganda Project to implement a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning program in Uganda. This program is central to USAID/Uganda’s broader organizational learning and development policy effort called 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 enterprise.

    Provide technical and programmatic guidance and support for project implementing Democracy and Governance activities



Qualifications:

    Graduate degree in public health, social sciences, international development, management, business administration, agriculture
    5 years professional experience in M&E
    USAID experience in desirable
    Ugandan nationals strongly preferred


How to Apply:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FUTURESGROUP&cws=1&rid=334

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012


Knowledge Management Advisor Job Vacancy at Futures Group in Uganda



Job Title: Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management Advisor, Uganda
Location:     Uganda
Job Code:     331
# of Openings:     1
Description

Key Responsibilities

Futures Group is recruiting for an Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management Advisor to provide technical assistance, training and coaching for a USAID/Uganda Project to implement a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning program in Uganda. This program is central to USAID/Uganda’s broader organizational learning and development policy effort called 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 enterprise.

    Lead the efforts in implementing USAID’s Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) strategy and approach.
    Identify national and regional organizations and research institutions with the expertise and capacity to provide specialized services associated with promoting organizational learning and development.
    Identify and establish network of stakeholders to serve as part of a learning and knowledge management community of practice under the CLA approach.
    Serve as the technical lead on all reports and matters involving Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management.

Qualifications:



    Graduate degree in organizational development, international development, management, business administration, education, knowledge management, or related field.
    5 years professional experience in organizational learning and knowledge management.
    Demonstrated experience carrying out organizational capacity needs assessments and designing and monitoring capacity development plans.
    Ability to work in multi-cultural settings and mentor local staff and partners.
    Experience using online and new technologies for knowledge sharing and collaboration a plus.
    USAID experience is desirable.
    Fluency in written and spoken English required.


How to Apply:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FUTURESGROUP&cws=1&rid=331

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012


Program Manager Job Vacancy at African Initiatives for Relief and Development in Uganda


Job Title: Program Manager, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Saturday, 17 November 2012

About the organization:

African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) is a non-political, non-religious and non-profit making African Non-governmental organization. AIRD's mission is to inspire and involve concerned citizens of the international communities and African professionals in relief and development programs to make meaningful contributions towards the development of Africa for the complete eradication of poverty; ensure the protection and assist in seeking durable solution for IDP's and Refugees; promote human dignity and equity and achieve peace, democracy and environmental sustainability in Africa in particular and the world at large.

AIRD is currently implementing the managements of workshops and spare parts, warehousing, fuel and transport operations as well as civil works and constructions in Uganda, Chad, DRC, and the Republic of the Congo.

Transparency, accountability and flexibility, have been AIRD's main achievements as reflected in the trust of the governmental counterparts and external audit results obtained for the years 2007 to 2011.

Job Description:

The Program Manager – International is responsible for:

Being an active, informed and leading member of the Head Office team by organizing the development of strategic management systems, ensuring the quality of program management and seeking opportunities for further growth and diversification in terms of program funding and operating sectors. In this regard, he should pay particular attention to the following:

    Oversee the cash flow and the budget utilization and seek adjustments to foreseen discrepancies;
    Control the end-of-month financial statements and bank reconciliations;
    Review the quarterly financial reports and propose budget revisions;
    Supervise the preparation of end-of-year financial statements and budget reports;
    Verify payment vouchers and supporting documents before submission for approval;
    Review payment checks, ETFs, and other bank and cash payment orders;
    Sign checks within the authorized mandate and after verification of payment requirements;
    Regularly control the filing of documents and whether DMS is up to date;
    Verify Procurement documents at the different stages: quotations, analysis and LPO and ensure that the procurement procedures are followed;
    Review contracts, reports and other documents;
    Design and continuously update AIRD management systems according to the generally accepted best practice;
    Develop standardized procedures and forms for use in all projects;
    Implement new management systems and upgrades through the entire organization;
    Oversee and control the overall quality of AIRD operations;
    Report to management about the overall performance of the organization as well as individual projects;
    Conduct training and capacity building activities for Head Office and project staff;
    Oversee and conduct Internal control and audit missions for all projects according to AIRD regulations;
    Support all projects in management matters and internal control including onsite visits.
    Supervise external audits, organize assistance to auditors through audit missions and ensure audit requirements are in place;
    Prospect new donor funding opportunities and explore new operation sectors;
    Act as a focal point for funding proposals' development;
    Assist the CEO in Management and planning activities; and
    Any other tasks as directed by management.

    Qualifications

    Required
    Master's Degree in management, finance, Social sciences, law or related field and a minimum of 7 years experience in similar professional settings.
    Bachelor's degree in management, finance, Social sciences, law or related field and a minimum of experience in similar professional settings.
    Proven Knowledge and experience within the Non-profit sector with an international exposure.
    Strong people management skills: the ability to effectively lead and supervise staff.
    Very strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    Solids organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment.
    Experience working in difficult locations.
    Ability to be resourceful and flexible in a limited resource environment.
    Excellent knowledge of both English and French, written and spoken.
    Proficiency in the use of computers (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

    Preferable
    Experience in working with UNHCR funding and regulations.
    Strong understanding of humanitarian engagement.

How to apply:

    Please send your CV and application letter(in French and English) to the email address: airdjobs@yahoo.com
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 17th Nov 2012




Jobs at Futures Group in Uganda- Chief of Party Monitoring Evaluation & Learning


Job Title: Chief of Party, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning, Uganda
Location:     Uganda
Job Code:     330
# of Openings:     1
Description

Key Responsibilities

Futures Group is recruiting for a Senior Project Director/Chief of Party to provide leadership and management for a USAID/Uganda Project to implement a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning program in Uganda. This program is central to USAID/Uganda’s broader organizational learning and development policy effort called 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 enterprise.

    Provides overall strategic, technical, programmatic, financial, and management guidance and support for project activities.
    Manages a core staff of technical and administrative program professionals and works with the US-based country management support team to ensure responsive and efficient project operations
    Ensures that project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are adhered to
    Serves as the primary liaison with USAID, and stakeholders
    Organizes project representation at relevant meetings with stakeholders, as appropriate



Qualifications

    Advanced degree in social sciences, public health or other relevant field.
    High degree of judgment, maturity and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work and to monitor, evaluate and create conditions that enable collaborating, learning, and adapting.
    10 or more years managing and providing strategic and technical leadership as either a Program Director or similar senior-level position on field programs funded by USG.
    Understanding of Ugandan health and development sectors.
    Experience in coordination and collaboration of stakeholders including government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
    Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial and evaluative skills.
    Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe.
    Professional and diplomatic demeanor and conduct, especially during interactions with the client and its constituents.
    Ability to anticipate, respond and adapt quickly to changing requirements and competing demands.
    Ability to take initiative and respond independently to situations.

How to Apply:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FUTURESGROUP&cws=1&rid=330

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012


Jobs at War Child UK in Uganda- Programme Manager



Job Title:  Progamme Manager, Kampala
Closing Date: Sunday, 25 November 2012

BACKGROUND

War Child works with children who, as a result of conflict, live with a combination of poverty, exclusion and insecurity. These children might include street children, child headed households, children conscripted into armed groups, and children who have been put in prison. Our mission is to support and improve the care and protection of children and young people who live with a combination of insecurity, poverty, and exclusion in some of the worst conflict affected locations. We look forward to a world in which the lives of children are no longer torn apart by war. This is a vision that can only be realised through the collective actions of children themselves, communities and their leaders, organisations like War Child, governments and key decision makers.

War Child UK is recruiting a Programme Manager who will be responsible for field management and assist in the development of War Child UK's Uganda Program.

The Programme Manager is a senior position. The Programme Manager will be line managed by the Uganda Country Director based in Kampala. S/he will provide leadership in all areas of implementation including programme and financial management, security, logistics, HR, partner supervision and capacity building, and overall office management in Pader. S/he will assist the Country Director (CD) in expanding in-country programmes in Karamoja and Northern Uganda, by writing concept papers and proposals, providing assessment information and support to CD. Support the CD in the monitoring and evaluation of all projects. The CD will provide direction on all issues related to field programming, reporting, and monitoring and evaluation support.

PERSON SPECIFICATION EXPEREINCE

    University degree (MA preferred) in education, programme management, social work or related technical field
    A minimum of Six (6) years of progressively responsible programme management experience at the national or international level in managing child rights and child protection programs, monitoring and evaluation.
    Analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills.
    Excellent interpersonal communication.
    Proven ability in team leadership.
    Knowledge and experience in child rights programming
    Knowledge and experience using PAR methodologies particularly REFLECT
    Supervisory and managerial skills.
    Knowledge of computer management and applications.
    Experience in grant management
    Experience in reporting and proposal writing and donor liaison
    Fluency in English (written & spoken)
    Experience working and advocating with local authorities

    DESIRABLE
    Demonstrated experience of utilising participatory approaches – notably involving young people
    Experience of implementing security plans
    Knowledge and experience working in Acholi land or Karamoja
    Experience building capacity of national staff and implementing partner organizations
    Knowledge and experience in GBV, Child Rights and Children in Conflict with the Law programming approaches

    QUAULITIES
    High level of integrity and respect
    Team player
    Friendly and good sense of humour
    Able to process and articulate complexity in a clear and coherent way
    Accurate, systematic, with an eye for detail
    Able to work in a small, dynamic organisation with limited resources
    Flexible and willing to support others at times when particular organisational priorities take precedence
    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written –
    Patient and appreciative of the circumstances faced by line staff
    Commitment to War Child's aims, values and mission
    Clean driver's license
    No criminal record / CRB checked

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS
    Preferred start date: Jan 2013
    Salary: £26-30K depending on experience
    Pension:
    Leave: 30 days/year
    Allowances: 20 USD food allowance and medical insurance
    Working hours: 37 ½ hours week
    Contract length: 1 Year with possible renewal

How to apply:

APPLICATION PROCESS

    Download the Application Pack from the War Child Website http://www.warchild.org.uk/about/jobs and complete the Application Form. Send it to erika@warchild.org.uk (Please note that individual CVs will not be accepted)
    All completed application forms must reach War Child by midnight on Sunday 25 November 2012
    Due to limited resources War Child, HR will contact only the shortlisted candidates
    First round interviews will be held week commencing Monday 3 December 2012
    Second round interviews for selected candidates will be held week commencing Monday 10 December 2012
    Candidates who progress to the second round will be expected to complete a short written assessment test as part of the interview process.
    Any offer made after the second interview will be conditional on receipt of 3 satisfactory written references. (from your most recent employer, any other previous employer and a character reference). In case clarification is required after the receipt of complete reference forms, War Child reserves the right to telephone referees.
    The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a CRB check, or provide a recent police criminal check (non UK residents), a medical check for overseas travel purposes, be compliant and sign up to War Child's Child Protection Policy prior to a final offer being made.
    Preferred start date: January / February 2013.

Deadline: 25th Nov 2012




Jobs at Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund Deutschland e.V. in Uganda- Technical Advisor Operations



Job Title: Technical Advisor Operations, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 18 November 2012

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Overall Objective of this position is to lead the management of the ASB country programme logistics including the development and implementation of a logistics strategy pertaining to supply chain management that supports timely implementation of programme activities. Specific emphasis will be placed on the mainstream programmes of ALREP and KALIP. This position offers logistical guidance, advice and support to all programmes and field sites and the logistics staff in those locations as necessary or as requested. The post holder will ensure that ASB's policies, systems and guidelines are implemented, used and adhered to by managing and developing constructive and effective working relationships with the Country Management Team and Field Offices. Responsibilities of the TAO 1. Program Support - Develop and manage procedures to enhance accelerated logistics response to programming needs. This includes ensuring timely procurement and availing of supplies to program teams in the field, facilitating coordinated field movements for staff and program visitors through prudent fleet management, etc. - Lead the logistics components of project planning and preparation of donor proposals and reports in coordination with the Program Coordinator and teams and the Finance and Administration Managers. - In consultations with the DPO identify areas of improvement in the organisation of logistics and work with management and logistics teams to realise them. 2. Technical Advisory - Responsible for the appropriate selection, installation, use and maintenance of equipment across the following technical disciplines: Information Technology , Communications, Mechanics, Energy & Electricity, etc - Act as technical lead: you will advise and co-manage specific WATSAN, Waste management, construction or distribution activities as required by the programmes that relate to KALIP /ALREP to fast track implementation. - Ensure high quality, appropriate technology solutions, liaising with the IT Officer where necessary. 3. Procurement & Supply Chain Management - In collaboration with the rest of management develop and manage a transparent and competitive supply chain management strategy that covers all essential steps/processes in procurement, storage and distribution of supplies. - Ensure compliance with donor and ASB policies and procedures in all aspects of operations, particularly procurement. - Develop or review a comprehensive and ordered procurement checklist and ensure adherence for all ASB Uganda procurements. - Ensure monthly production and sharing of procurement status reports, stock inventory updates, etc. - Ensure active monitoring of the purchasing process including overseeing local customs clearance of imports, until delivery of the goods and the official handover of items against signature of receipt. - Ensure that the filing system to record and archive all procurements is rigorously maintained. - Ensure the maintenance of a supplier database and develop transparent and robust supplier relationships. - Lead in the enforcement of systems that mitigate risks from corruption and insecurity 4. Warehouse Management /Stores - Ensure that procured stocks are received, registered, and dispatched in an efficient and accountable manner - working with programme staff to receive accountabilities from beneficiaries as primary recipients. - Ensure that the filing system to record and archive all stock movements is rigorously maintained. - Maintain controls and accountability of all stock - monitoring storage, request and issuance in accordance with ASB's polices. 5. Fleet Management - Operate location-specific pooled fleet management systems and ensure fleet requirements for the programmes and support departments are met through coordinated scheduling. - Ensure safe operation of the fleet through driver selection and training, quality maintenance to include routine checks and regular service and establishing / enforcing local fleet operating procedures. - Ensure appropriate use of the vehicle by all staff (e.g. use of seatbelts, adherence to speed limits, vehicle booking process and movement monitoring system) - Report monthly on fleet management accordingly - Ensure appropriate provision of servicing facilities and management of spare parts.

    Human Resources Management
        Responsible for the line management of specified logistics staff in accordance with HR policies and procedures, including recruitment and performance management.
        Responsible for the technical support of all field and Kampala logisticians.
        Responsible for the capacity building and training of all logistics staff to improve efficiency, awareness of, and compliance with, logistics systems and procedures.
    Security
        Participate in development, review, implementation and monitoring of ASB's security measures in-country.
        Monitor the security context country-wide and the ASB locations specifically and advise management appropriately.
        Help with integrating security into programme functions such as CFW and LIW
        Provide support and advice to the CD/DPO for improving security management to project field sites and the CMT as may be necessary.
        Ensure basic minimum requirements for safety and security are developed and maintained in terms of infrastructure (First aid kits, Equipment, Fire extinguishers) and knowledge and practice.
        Ensure proper functioning and maintenance of ASB compounds in cooperation with the responsible administrative staff. EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

    3-5 years experience with an INGO in a senior management position in complex emergency or post-conflict settings – 2 of these must be in operations or logistics management.
    University degree in the Social Sciences, International Policy or Administration or related field; Master's degree preferable.
    Proven experience in coordinating or managing logistics in a multi-sector program;
    Experience in managing and working with a multicultural staff;
    Strong participatory leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to motivate and counsel staff working in a complex emergency environment.
    Previous logistics management experience in an EU or UN funded project preferred.
    Strong delegation and follow-up skills.
    Experience and/or knowledge of Karamoja (history, politics, culture, etc.) and sensitive to issues involved in working in northern and North-eastern Uganda, particularly Karamoja preferable.
    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    Strong computer literacy; strong skills in Microsoft Office.
    Must be fluent in spoken and written English

    KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES
    Highly motivated self-starter who takes direction well, but also works independently.
    Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, effectively managing multiple priorities.
    An exemplary team leader/player.
    Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations.
    Willingness to work and live in remote and security difficult situation.
    Cultural sensitivity essential.

How to apply:

Kindly send applications with a motivation letter and CV until November 18th 2012 only by email to application-ahi@asb.de. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 18th Nov 2012


Jobs at PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited in Uganda - Finance Director


Job Title: Finance Director

 PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited, Uganda

Our client, a cosmetics manufacturing private company incorporated in Uganda in 1997, with principal activities of manufacturing, distributing, selling and retailing cosmetic products in the East African Region wishes to recruit a Finance Director.

Job summary

The Finance Director is responsible for financial and fiscal management aspects of the company including: planning, organizing and control of all financial resources, corporate financial management, and financial risk management while maintaining an optimum taxation position. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Finance Director will also provide overall leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, strategy and investment portfolio, accounting and budgeting initiatives at the company.

Key responsibilities

    Provide strategic and operational direction for the finance function
    Responsible for finance function including supervision, development and growth of the personnel
    Source company financing by liaising with commercial banks and other financiers to ensure the terms are in the best interest of the company and ensure optimum working capital management
    Provide technical advice on key negotiations of major contracts including raw material suppliers, shipping and other suppliers
    Ensure vibrant Risk management procedures
    Responsible for the budgeting and planning of the company’s financial resources
    Develop and oversee accounting and financial systems,
    policies and procedures to meet both current and future business models.
    Monitors the financial performance of all the cost centres against budget and recommending corrective actions
    Financial reporting and presentation to the Board of Directors and other stakeholders
    Oversee the timely preparation, reporting of all company financial transaction and offer support to the external auditors
    Provide financial management advice to the Board.

Requirement:

    Master of Business Administration (Finance), MSc. Finance and accounting or related qualification.
    Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration (Finance), Commerce, Statistics or other associated disciplines.
    Accounting Professional qualifications: ACCA, CFA, CPA, or related qualification.
    8 years working knowledge in accounting and finance with at least 5 years supervisory experience at a senior management position.
    Membership to a professional accounting body.

Key competencies

    Knowledge of Financial or ERP systems and Knowledge of Computer Accounting packages
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and applications
    Capacity for strategy development and implementation with a successful experience to lead complex projects end to end
    An understanding and experience in re-engineering processes and large scale systems change.
    Demonstrable ability to seize opportunities and take initiative as appropriate with strong business acumen
    Successful experience in leading a team through change and new strategic initiatives.
    Excellent inter personal skills including excellent communication skills, influencing and networking, relationship building and rapport.
    Capacity and experience to initiate, evaluate and prioritizes key business activities within resource constraints to work effectively.
    Demonstrate sound work ethics and a proven track record of integrity, cultural awareness and sensitivity.

Experience: 8


How to apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your application in confidence to the address below by close of business 16 November 2012. Please send your curriculum vitae (by post or email) containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates. Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to: The People and Change Division PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited 1 Colville Street

P.O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda

E-mail: hr.s@ug.pwc.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 16th Nov 2012


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