Principal IT Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


Job Title: PRINCIPAL IT OFFICER – DATA PROCESSING (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/15
Salary scale: UBOS P2
Reports to: Director Information Technology
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Initiate, develop and/or review data processing standards, methods and strategies in
accordance with the Data Processing framework.
2. Establish and promote adherence to common standards, methods and best practices
of data processing in line with the data processing strategies.
3. Manage large scale data processing projects including maintaining project schedules,
managing resources and providing solutions to ensure project activity is in
accordance with project plan and standards
4. Develop, implement and monitor Section work plans, budgets and quarterly reports in
line with the Information Technology Strategy
5. Monitor adherence by Section staff to established corporate policies, regulations and
guidelines
6. Train UBOS data processing staff on the data processing methods standards,
procedure and guidelines.
7. Manage and Account for Section Resources in accordance with the corporate
regulations.
8. Monitor and evaluate the performance of section staff in line with the set performance
targets.
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Minimum requirements
 A Bachelor’s degree with honours in Statistics; or mathematics with a bias in
statistical computing; or computer science/IT.
 A master’s degree in a relevant field is essential.
 Professional certification in the field of applications development will be an added
advantage.
 Good knowledge of statistics and data processing is essential;
 Leadership and team building skills;
 Minimum of 4 years working experience in similar assignments at a senior level
position in a busy and reputable organization is required;
 Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.


How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO Apply


Deadline:  23rd Nov 2012



General Manager Retail Job Vacancy in Uganda


Job Title: General Manager - Retail

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 is primarily a Sales / Commercial role focused on the management and growth of product sales through the company’s retail network.   The position will have responsibility for the P&L of the retail business. The division will receive key support functions including Finance, Administration, Human Resources and IT from the company Group Central Services. The person will be expected to manage and control these support services it receives from the company Group.

The person will be expected to leverage the scale and advantages that the company’s retail network provides to build a profitable portfolio of products and services that can be sold through the company retail network. The person will be expected to manage the company’s retail diversification strategy, managing various business stream ‘verticals’ across the division.

The person will be expected to oversee the completion of a re-structuring of the retail division such that the required sales focus and revenue accountability is provided for the new structure of the division.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Modify and develop that overall Retail sales strategy in conjunction with the Board.
    Develop and control the annual business plan including annual / quarterly / monthly sales plan + targets for each product line
    Assess market potential of each product lines and implement retail and  sales structures  accordingly
    Ensure profitability is maintained on all product lines and channels to market
    Supervise and lead the retail management team across all the regions
    Ensure the implementation of trade marketing activities in both the retail environments
    Closely work with The company’s wholesale division to support their trade activities
    Develop specific strategies for certain product lines / territories / sales period to drive sales
    Develop and manage handset growth strategy – retail and wholesale
    Ensure the necessary banking control and procedures specific to the Mobile Money business are adhered to and meet required audit standards.Identify new market and product / service opportunities to be introduced into the retail division
    Oversee high level technical and product development for new services / products to be introduced
    Ensure operational and marketing support is provided for new products / services and their eventual integration into the core STU business

    Full management control of the retail division assuming operational control
    Build a cohesive retail management team
    With The company Group Central services Finance department, ensure necessary controls on cash and stock are in place so that budgeted cash flows and targets are met
    Management of costs and increasing operational efficiencies.
    Ensure all necessary processes and procedures to manage the business are formalized and put in practice throughout the division
    Creating positive working relationships with our handset suppliers and trade partners (eg. Zuku TV), acting as a liason between them and the Board.

Qualifications:

    A strong entrepreneurial disposition with a high level of commercial astuteness.
    This is a primarily a Sales / Commercial position that requires an experienced  person with minimum 5 years general management experience in retail preferably in the mobile, telco or FMCG industry.
    The candidate will require a set of key competencies in the areas of sales, retail and business development
    University graduate in any discipline, preferably in marketing or business studies. A very numbers-driven, result-oriented approach is essential.
    Problem-solving and decision-making skills plus the ability to think laterally whilst offering creative solutions.
    Flexibility and the ability to manage change.
    Strong interpersonal skills - an extrovert personality with a genuine affinity to interact with higher levels of management and different cultures.
    Negotiation skills
    Positive attitude to continual learning

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: 28th Nov 2012



Relationship Manager Job at Banking Institution in Uganda



Job Title: Relationship Manager-Liabilities

About this job

Our Client is a banking institution that is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidate for the above vacancy;

Objective:

Reporting to the Sales Manager-Wholesale Banking, the role will be responsible for executing and planning the sales function of the bank in order to achieve the set sales targets and pro-actively provide excellent relationship management to our business and wholesale banking customers in line with the set company objectives and global best practices. Critical is the ability to identify potential clients, selling and closing a deal; and the ability to retain existing clients to get more business from them.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Cross sell and retain both business and non-borrowing clients so as to grow wallet share and value addition.
    Contribute to the development and enhancement of our range of customer products and value addition Compile monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for the purpose of measuring growth against target.
    Develop and maintain relationships with key customers and other relevant bodies to ensure that the company maximizes its sales potential.
    Monitor the sales performance of competitors to ensure that the company maintains and develops its competitive position through continues feedback from the market.
    Grow and develop a clean customer data base in line with the company objectives and goals  through identifying potential clients, selling and closing of deals
    Develop a well thought through quarterly and yearly sales strategic plans.

Qualifications:

    A graduate degree with a bias in business related field preferably to be able to influence buying decisions in a highly competitive environment.
    3- 5 years of profession experience in banking of which a minimum of 2-3 years should be in Relationship Management and/ or Sales; to help one competently forecast market trends.
    Excellent Communication, inter personal and negotiation skills.
    Ability to influence solid working relationships with NGOs, Central & Local Government departments for strategic positioning of the company and partnerships with government.
    Exposure to customer service and the ability to handle conflicts and client complaints.
    Good leadership, Management and Business development skills to effectively plan and develop a cohesive sales strategic direction.
    Computer knowledge especially working spread sheets, power point and word processor.
    Be a team player with ability to lead and work under minimum supervision.

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 bankingdjobs@nftconsult.com

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

Deadline: 30th Nov 2012


Statistician Data Analysis Job at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


Job Title: STATISTICIAN - DATA ANALYSIS (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/12
Salary scale: UBOS P4
Reports to: Senior Statistician
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Participate in the training of data processing staff on various aspects of the survey.
2. Provide data and simple tables tailored to the needs of users of household survey
data.
3. Design validation and tabulation Programs.
4. Participate in the report writing exercise of the different household surveys.
5. Design relevant tabulation plans for survey reports in collaboration with stakeholders
and report authors in line with the guidelines provided.
6. Document outcome/ impact of editing on the accuracy of survey data through tables
of CVs and reports on extent of sampling error.
7. Regularly review and update the list of indicators relevant to National and international
development programmes.
8. Liaise with Directorate of Information Technology to design batch edits and data
editing checks.
9. Responsible for responding to data requests from users.
10. In close collaboration with the Principal Statistician- Methods, design standard
modules of questionnaires to be used in all household based surveys.
11. Document common errors in data processing and ensure that the field teams are
informed.
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Minimum Requirements;
 A Bachelors Degree with honours in Statistics, with a bias in Statistical Computing.
 Experience in analyzing household level data is an added advantage
 Practical working knowledge in survey methodologies and statistical analysis is an
added advantage.
 Good knowledge of statistics and data processing;
 Leadership and team building skills;
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012

Statistical Assistant Job Vacancy at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


Job Title: STATISTICAL ASSISTANT (6)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/06
Salary Scale: UBOSP5
Reporting to: Statistician
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Collect consumer prices from the various centres in the country.
2. Validate and edit collected prices while in the field.
3. Carry out preliminary data processing activities.
4. Collect information that is needed during the compilation and updating of the matrix of
events.
5. Collect information that is used to compile and update article files.
6. Produce monthly activity reports.
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7. File price data returns.
Minimum requirements
 O level education with minimum of a Credit in Maths and English is essential.
 A principal pass in mathematics at A-level will be an added advantage.
 Diploma in Statistics/ Accounts/ related Field is an added advantage.
 Experience in Surveys/Statistical Data Collection will also be an added advantage.
 Good computer skills in Ms Excel, Ms Word.
 Knowledge in data entry.
DIRECTORATE OF BUSINESS & INDUSTRY STATISTICS


How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012



Economist Job Vacancy at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


 Job Title: ECONOMIST – (NATIONAL ACCOUNTS) (2)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/05
Salary Scale: UBOS P4
Reports to: Senior Statistician
Duties and Responsibilities;
1. Collect and compile monthly indicators of economic activity from Administrative
Sources.
2. Collect and Compile quarterly indicators of economic activity
3. Develop and compile historical economic series and current economic datasets.
4. Compile a Matrix of Economic Events in the economy.
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5. Work on Statistical Tables for East African Community (EAC), and Common Market of
Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region.
6. Collect and consolidate key indicators from the rest of the world.
7. Interview respondents and administer the planned economic surveys/and censuses
questionnaires.
Minimum Requirements
 At least an Honours Degree in Quantitative Economics, or Economics with Statistics;
Economics with mathematics
 Working experience in economic statistics in a reputable statistical organization will
be an added advantage;
 Knowledge of data sources in economic statistics.
 Sound Knowledge and appreciation of statistical techniques including their
application;
 Working experience with relevant statistical data processing programmes (EXCEL,
SPSS, SAS and/or STATA); and
 Good inter-personal and communication skills


How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012



Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics- Statistician Governance Finance Statistics



Job Title: STATISTICIAN – GOVERNMENT FINANCE STATISTICS (2)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/04
Salary scale: UBOS P4
Reports to: Senior Statistician
Duties and Responsibilities;
1. Collect and compile Quarterly Government Finance Statistics and information from
Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
2. Collect and compile Annual Government Finance Statistics (GFS) and information
from Public Corporations and Local Governments (LGs) .
3. Regularly update the General Government Consumption expenditure working files
established.
4. Compile monthly Government revenue estimates.
5. Conduct Functional and Economic Classification of Government Revenue and
Expenditure.
6. Prepare GFS information (tables and text) for submission to the UBOS website.
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7. Prepare annual financial statements of General Government.
8. Prepare monthly field reports and progress reports on a monthly basis.
9. Maintain and update the GFS database for the general government.
Minimum Requirements;
 An Honours Degree in B. Statistics, BSc. Quantitative Economics, Economics with
Statistics or Business Administration majoring in Financial Accounting;
 A Degree in Statistics, with ACCA would be an added advantage.
 Working experience in compiling economic statistics from a reputable organization
will be an added advantage.
 A good understanding of the principles of sample survey design and data collection
methods;
 Knowledge of data sources in government finance statistics;
 Sound Knowledge and appreciation of statistical techniques including their
application;
 Working experience with relevant statistical data processing programmes (SPSS,
SAS and/or STATA, EXCEL);
 Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012




Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics - Statistician Trade Statistics


 Job Title: STATISTICIAN - TRADE STATISTICS (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/03
Salary scale: UBOS P4
Reports to: Senior Statistician
Duties and Responsibilities;
1. To collect, compile and analyze External Trade data from different organizations in
line with the Bureau mission.
2. To maintain the Informal Cross-Border Trade (ICBT) database.
3. To participate in regional harmonization of trade statistics
4. To prepare and write quarterly reports for the Trade Statistics Unit.
5. Interview respondents and administer the planned surveys and censuses
questionnaires.
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Minimum Requirements:
 At least an Honours Degree in B.Statistics, BSc. Economics with Statistics,
Quantitative Economics or Business Statistics
 Working experience in compiling trade and other economic statistics from a
reputable organization will be an added advantage;
 Clear understanding of the principles of sample survey design and data collection
methods in economic statistics;
 Knowledge of data sources for trade statistics;
 Sound Knowledge and appreciation of statistical techniques including their
application;
 Working experience with relevant statistical data processing programmes (SPSS,
SAS and/or STATA, EXCEL);
 Good inter-personal and communication skills.

How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012


Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics- Statistician National Accounts


Job Title: STATISTICIAN – NATIONAL ACCOUNTS (3)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/02
Salary Scale: UBOS P4
Reports to: Senior Statistician
Duties and Responsibilities;
1. Collect annual economic statistics and information from government ministries and
private organisations for the Background to the Budget (BTTB).
2. Collect monthly or quarterly economic statistics and information from government
ministries and private organizations in line with the Bureau’s mission.
3. Regularly update the Quarterly GDP working files established; analyze the collected
data and compute value added estimates by sectors and expenditure on GDP
estimates.
4. Merge economic indicators for Annual Statistical Abstract and BTTB purposes.
5. Interview respondents and administer the planned surveys/and censuses
questionnaires.
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6. Compile and analyse the Satellite Accounts for specific thematic areas particularly the
Tourism, Non Profit Institutions and Environment and economic accounts.


Minimum Requirements:
 At least an Honours Degree in B. Statistics, BSc. Economics with Statistics,
Quantitative Economics or Business Statistics
 Working experience in compiling trade and other economic statistics from a reputable
organization will be an added advantage;
 Clear understanding of the principles of sample survey design and data collection
methods in economic statistics;
 Knowledge of sources of data for economic statistics;
 Sound Knowledge and appreciation of statistical techniques including their
application;
 Working experience with relevant statistical data processing programmes (SPSS,
SAS and/or STATA, EXCEL);
 Good inter-personal and communication skills.

How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012



Senior Statistician Job Vacancy at Uganda Bureau of Statistics



Job Title: SENIOR STATISTICIAN - PRICES (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/01
Salary scale: UBOS P3
Reports to: Principal Statistician


Duties and Responsibilities
1. Compile Annual and Monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Rural Uganda.
2. Produce Monthly and Quarterly Rural Price Statistics Unit performance Reports.
3. Initiate and monitor fieldwork programmes for Rural CPI activities.
4. Develop, compile and continuously update the Monthly Matrix of Events and the
Article File for Rural Consumer Prices Statistics.
5. Participate in national social and economic censuses and surveys conducted by the
Bureau and other major Bureau Stakeholders.
Minimum Requirements
 An honours Degree in B. Statistics, BSc. Economics/Statistics or Quantitative
Economics. Post graduate Diploma in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
 At least 4 years of working experience as a Statistician, preferably within a reputable
private organization or public institution will be added advantage;
 Excellent knowledge of data sources of economic statistics;
 Sound knowledge and appreciation of statistical techniques including their
application;
 Capacity to actively manage a group of Statisticians;
 Working experience with relevant statistical data processing programmes (SPSS,
SAS, STATA and Excel);

How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012


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