Audit Manager Job at BACKHOUSE Certified Public Accountants in Uganda

Job Title: Audit Manager

Under the leadership of Respective Engagement Partner  the Audit Manager  will supervise the  entire audit  cycle in accordance  with International standards  on Auditing . The successful candidate will supervise  audit  teams along  the following  typical audit cycle :
•    Participate in the  discussions  with  prospective  clients to agree  the terms of engagement  and document  these in  an engagement  letter.
•    Gather information to enable the understanding  of the business  and accounting systems
•    Develop  audit strategy  (assess  inherent risk, determine planning  materiality, perform analytical   reviews , determine areas of  audit significance, assess  control environment , develop  Risk  Profile,  determine nature and extent  of audit  procedures);
•    Execute the  audit (Perform and evaluate  Tests of Controls , substantive analytical procedures ,and other substantive procedures .
•    Review  audit  evidence  to enable  the firm to  form a  professionally defendable  audit opinion

How to apply
The Human Resources Director  of BACKHOUSE
7th Floor , Eastern Wing ,Commercial Plaza(KCB Bank Building
Plot 7 , Kampala Road Tel; +256-414-253410
P. O. Box 25573, Kampala
Email;info@backhouse.co.ug
Deadline:30th  November  2012


Jobs at International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Uganda- Senior Grants Officer

Job Title     Senior Grants Officer
Start Date     Nov 19, 2012
End Date     Nov 30, 2012
Job Information    

Background
The International HIV/AIDS Alliance (The Alliance) is implementing the Strengthening Uganda’s National Response for Implementation of Services for Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (SUNRISE-OVC) project through a Co-operative Agreement with USAID Uganda. This project in its third year now will run for 5 years up to 2015 and includes a substantial element of onward granting to zonal Technical Services  Organizations (TSOs) as intermediaries to provide technical support to local governments and civil society organizations working in 80 districts in Uganda. With its international secretariat offices based in Brighton, UK, the Alliance seeks to recruit a Senior Grants Officer for SUNRISE-OVC project based in Kampala, Uganda.

Job Summary
The Senior Grants Officer has responsibility and accountability for the grants management function within the Finance and Grants Section of the Alliance Uganda Country Office. The Senior Grants Officer assists other programme team members in supporting implementing partners with work plans and budgets development. He/she will develop/implement grants management procedures that match the Ugandan context so that grantees are able to manage their grants efficiently and in compliance with USAID regulations. He or she supports the entire grants management cycle including grant-making processes and procedures from inception to close-out.

Specific Responsibilities:
1. Grants Management
• Develop or adapt formats, procedures, and regulations to be used for formulating, negotiating, executing, monitoring, and closing sub-grants according to USAID regulations.
• Collaborate with other programme staff in designing/revising mechanisms to solicit Activity plans or proposal applications (if applicable), award sub-grants, negotiate terms of reference, and monitor and report on financial activities as appropriate.
• Assist technical staff in reviewing implementing partners’ periodic work plans and budgets
• Work with the Senior Finance and Grants Manager and Alliance Secretariat to ensure that the Grant Management Manual is kept up to date and
amended as required.
• Support the close-out process with the Alliance Uganda implementing partners.

2. Donor Compliance
• Develop mechanisms for making payments and monitoring/reporting fi nancial performance, in accordance with USAID requirements and guidelines and those established in the agreements with sub-grantees.
• Administer the grants according to criteria and guidelines set forth by the Alliance in relation to USAID requirements, contractual agreements and the Alliance Uganda Grants Management Program Manual and guidelines.
• Review financial reports and records submitted by sub-grantees in order to help them improve or maintain acceptable standards that enable them to generate reliable information and reports that are compliant with donor requirements.

3. Support to Grantees
• Develop financial capacity assessment tools for local partners and grantees
• Build the technical support strategies and plans according to the needs identified after the financial assessment of grantees.
• Conduct training workshops, one on one technical support and mentoring for local partners’ staff in grants management and other fi nance areas as necessary.
• Provide regular field-based support to sub-grantees to track work progress, provide guidance and support, and ensure consistent quality of work is performed in grants management; conducting performance plans and reviews; implementing and assuring adherence to Project policies, guidelines and values;
• Providing administrative and logistical support to the technical review process
• In conjunction with partners and other staff support grantees to adhere to organizational policies and procedures, and other recommendations for fi nancial and programmatic accountability.
• Follow up on financial capacity building plans and monitor the grantees that have received training to ensure that they are applying the knowledge
acquired appropriately.
• Work with and support finance and programmatic personnel during the budgeting process.

4. Manage the Grants Information System
• Provide inputs and support on the definition of financial and programmatic selection criteria to be followed in the granting process.
• Develop monitoring tools for Program staff to review compliance issues during support visits.
• Maintain all the fi les, generate and share out all grantee information that will facilitate decision making and donor reporting.
• Work with partners and staff to develop monitoring plans/schedules and through periodic visits, follow-up the grantees to assess implementation and compliance with the grants agreements.
• Assist in developing work plans, monitor progress, track expenses, and prepare reports under the guidance of the Senior Finance and Grants Manager.
• Analyze financial data on sub-granting; report on performance trends and compliance with the budgets and agreements.
• Review the Quarterly reports and Grant Information System Reports submitted by the implementing partners. Work conditions
• The position is based in Kampala, with approximately 30% time spent in the
field providing support supervision and monitoring of TSO grants.
• Required Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other related fi eld
• Minimum of 5 years experience,3 of which must be in US Federal funded grants/contracts administration and management. Preferably with international non-governmental organizations.
• Experience in the development or implementation of contracts/grants and compliance training.
• Excellent communications skills (oral and written), including editing and proof reading
• Proficient computer/software skills, including good command of MS Word and Excel
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently, assess priorities and manage a variety of activities with attention to detail
• Ability to interact professionally with colleagues, contractors, vendors, and awardees
• Willingness to travel up to 30% of time.

How to apply:
Suitable candidates for the above post should submit applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, name and address of three referees and a day time contact telephone number to the International HIV/AIDS Alliance offices addressed to:

The Chief of Party,
International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Uganda, SUNRISE-OVC Project,
Plot 19, Kawalya Kaggwa Close, Kololo,
P. O. Box 40333, Kampala, Uganda
Email: allianceug@allianceuganda.org

All applications should be delivered and registered at the above address during offi cial working hours (8.30am- 5.00pm) not later than Friday, November 30, 2012. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 30th Nov 2012



Jobs at Sameer Agriculture & Livestock Limited in Uganda- Human Resource Manager


 Job Title  :   Human Resource Manager
Job Information    

Sameer Agriculture & Livestock Limited
Plot No.49-53/55, 5th Street Industrial Area,
KAMPALA, UGANDA

SALL seeks to recruit a progressive, result oriented HR professional for the position of HR Manager. He/She will report to functional HR head and CEO/MD.

Job Responsibilities:
• Ensure institutionalization of best practices in alignment with corporate HR policies.

• Oversee and lead all HR functions from workforce planning, recruitment, on boarding, engagement and enhancement of HR capital of the company. Personally monitor implementation of PMS process (based on Balanced Score card) and its linkages with reward and recognition, training and development and other sub systems.

• Ensure strict compliance of all statutory and other labor and factory related regulations. Previous hands on experience is essential.

• Maintain productive interfaces with government and community at large.

• Coordinate with Corporate Head Office and other SALL companies to help develop high performance work culture across the group.

SKILLS Required:
• Exposure to SAP/ HRIS shall be an added advantage. Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge



How to Apply:
Interested candidates who are ready to join can send their applications and detailed CV’s in person or by mail before 15.12.2012 to:

The Dy.General Manager (P&A)
Sameer Agriculture & Livestock Limited,
Plot No.49-53/55, 5th Street Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 7078, Kampala, Uganda
Email ID: dairy@creambell.co.ug or chary@creambell.co.ug

Deadline: 15th Dec 2012



Chief of Party Job Vacancy at Weidemann Associates in Uganda



Job Title: Chief of Party, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012

Weidemann Associates, a Crown Agents USA company, is seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning project located in Uganda.

Our Business

Weidemann Associates, a Crown Agents USA company, provides economic development consulting services to innovate and build markets, strengthen local leaders, and optimize the effectiveness of international aid. Weidemann Associates specialize in improving monitoring & evaluation systems by establishing clear results framewob Torks, relevant performance indicators, key targets, and assessing secondary data to improve data quality. Our programs focus on building market efficiencies that increase incomes and empower the economically disadvantaged around the globe.

Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of Crown Agents, provides direct technical assistance, capacity development, and procurement services to stimulate economic growth, establish good governance, and improve health outcomes across the developing world. Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), and the Gates Foundation.

Role & Responsibilities

The Chief of Party will provide oversight and supervision of the office and program staff. The five-year program will broadly strengthen USAID Uganda's monitoring and evaluation (M&E) capacities and improve USAID's staff organizational practices along with aptitudes for learning and adaptation.

Specific Responsibilities

    Provide overall leadership, management, and general technical direction of the project, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors with a focus on achieving results.
    Identify issues and risks related to project implementation and adjust project accordingly.
    Foster and maintain collaborative relationships with USAID, government officials, partner organizations, and other stakeholders.
    Coordinate and bring together multiple partner activities with differing interests and goals.

    Qualifications
    Master's degree in Statistics, Economics, or a related field required; Degree concentration in Monitoring and Evaluation preferred.
    Minimum fifteen years of related work experience required.
    Combination of PhD and ten or more years of related experience considered in lieu of above requirements.
    Minimum ten plus years of progressive experience designing, implementing, managing, and analyzing the results of both performance and impact evaluations of development projects preferred.
    Minimum seven years of living or working in developing countries preferred.
    Minimum five years of experience in a leadership role on USAID or other donor-funded monitoring and evaluation projects required.
    Minimum five years of experience implementing quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis for evaluations and assessments, including experience with sampling methods, database management and statistical analysis preferred.
    Minimum two years or more of demonstrated senior level experience on projects addressing gender constraints in the agriculture or nutrition sector preferred.
    Experience developing and implementing integrated nutrition and food security programs preferred.
    Expertise and experience working directly with host-country governments, preferably at decentralized levels in: agriculture, agricultural livelihoods, nutrition, local capacity development, systems strengthening, management, gender.
    Related experience with staple foods, livestock production, and value chain development preferred.
    Proven background as a strong leader s including demonstrated work history carrying out duties that require a high level of versatility and integrity.
    English fluency required.

How to apply:

To apply to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com. A recent copy of the USAID 1420 (Biodata) form is also requested. Include your name, along with the title of the position you are applying for, in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA and local labor law as applicable. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department at ADArequests@crownagents.com. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.


Deadline: 31st Dec 2012




Jobs at Sugar Corporation of Uganda Ltd- Tata Lorry Drivers


Job Title: Tata Lorry Driver (22 Vacancies)

Qualification: A valid driving permit with CM and CH Class

Experience: 5 years and above in transport operations

How to Apply:
Hand written application with a detailed Cv  and photocopies of Academic certificates/ testimonials, names and addresses of 2 referees, letter of recommendation from previous employer and telephone contact should be addressed to;

The Dy.GM.Human Resources
Sugar Corporation of Uganda ltd
P.O Box 1 Lugazi

Deadline: 29th Nov 2012

Jobs at Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited- Field Officer Cane Transport


Job Title: Field Officer- Cane Transport
Qualifications:
  • Diploma or BSc in Agriculture, or Mechanical Engineering or Auto Mobile Engineering
  • A valid driving permit with A' Class for Motorcycle
  • Must be in possession of computer skills in microsoft office
Experience:
  • 5 years and above in transport operations in any reputable agricultural industry
  • 30 years and above
Key Responsibilities:
  • Checking  up of harvested sugarcane fields
  • Monitoring transportation of sugarcane, motor vehicle allotment and deployment of drivers
  • Must be willing to travel extensively by riding a motorcycle and ready to report on duty during weekends and public holidays

How to Apply:
Hand written application with a detailed Cv  and photocopies of Academic certificates/ testimonials, names and addresses of 2 referees, letter of recommendation from previous employer and telephone contact should be addressed to;
The Dy.GM.Human Resources
Sugar Corporation of Uganda ltd
P.O Box 1 Lugazi

Deadline: 19th Nov 2012


Jobs at Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited- Laboratory Chemist


Job Title: Laboratory Chemist
Qualification:
BSc. in Food Processing Technology / Microbiology

Experience:
2 years work experience in the manufacturing  industry

How to Apply:
Hand written application with a detailed Cv  and photocopies of Academic certificates/ testimonials, names and addresses of 2 referees, letter of recommendation from previous employer and telephone contact should be addressed to;
The Dy.GM.Human Resources
Sugar Corporation of Uganda ltd
P.O Box 1 Lugazi


Deadline: 29th Nov 2012



Vehicle Fleet Leader Job Vacancy at CNOOC Uganda Limited

Job Title: Vehicle Fleet Leader

Responsibilities:
  • Supervise the coordinator in order to ensure smooth flow in transportation
  • Provide advice to management on potential transport requirements
  • Monitor the fleet budget position and annual vehicle replacements
  • Other duties assigned by the line manager
Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in a Technical Field, motor/Mechanical is preferred
  • At least 8 years relevant experience in Transport Coordination obtained from a middle large scale organization
Knowledge:
  • Vehicle Mechanics
  • Rules and Regulations of traffic laws in Uganda
  • Clear understanding of oil exploitation & production
How to Apply:
please send only a CV and application letter MERGED into one document to email address: recruitment@cnoocuganda.com
please do not attach any other any other documents and ensure to quote the job title in the subject of the email.

Deadline: 26th Nov 2012




Jobs at CNOOC Uganda Limited - Department Assistant

Job Title: Department Assistant ( Development and Production)
Location; Kampala Uganda

Responsibilities:
  • Prepares drafts and final written business correspondence such as letters, momoranda, meeting minutes, tables and charts,using computer graphics, spreadsheets and word processing
  • Transmits inquiries/ letters/orders agreements  to internal and external stakeholders including service suppliers and vendors via fax, mail and courier means
  • Generates department Reports on monthly, quarterly and annually basis
  • coordinates meetings and travel arrangements, and  maintains schedule of appointments including its maintenance
Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree or above in international commerce, petroleum engineering or an equivalent Technical degree
  • minimum 3 years related working experience
How to Apply:
please send only a CV and application letter MERGED into one document to email address: recruitment@cnoocuganda.com
please do not attach any other any other documents and ensure to quote the job title in the subject of the email.

Deadline: 26th Nov 2012




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