Graduates in Training Programme Opportunity at Century Bottling Company in Uganda



Job Title: Graduates in Training Programme

Century Bottling Company
Job Description


The Graduates in Training (GIT) programme is our graduate development initiative that offers talented graduates the opportunity to work with the biggest brand in the World – Coca-Cola and is designed to prepare our next generation of leaders.
At Century Bottling Company Limited, we welcome highly talented fresh graduates who are resourceful;
innovative and daring to excel in whatever they do, so as to make a real contribution to our winning team.
Opportunities exist in PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND COMMUNICATION, Manufacturing and Logistics.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY
Our programme provides hands on experience in the above fields and graduates gain valuable experience that can qualify them for a wealth of many exciting opportunities within our company and other sister companies.

You will join a highly professional team inspired by working in a highly dynamic environment.

Our company Values are embedded in whatever we do and define who we are, how we behave and how we relate to each other.

If you have what it takes to seek stimulating challenges in the Business world, this is the perfect opportunity for you to join the winning team!

QUALIFICATIONS
The competition for places in our graduate programme is strong, so applicants need to demonstrate a history of academic achievement at a high level.

We are looking for graduates with at least at least honors degree in Logistics & Distribution Management, Warehousing, Engineering (Electrical, Electronics, Industrial, Mechanical & Manufacturing), Industrial Chemistry, Food Science, Mass Communication and any other related disciplines.

You must have graduated either within the last 2 years or just finished (yet to graduate).

Must have Passed UACE with at least 20Points and Must have passed with at least a Credit in Math and English in UCE and be;

    * A Talented and highly motivated individual who will be committed to the goals of the company.
    * A Good communicator
    * A Strategic thinker and practical problem solver
    * A Team player
    * Flexible, adaptable and resourceful
    * Sensitive to and appreciative of differences and diversity.



How to Apply

Century Bottling Company a franchise bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola products in Uganda is currently seeking to recruit for the above position based at its Kampala Plant.

Application can be made on line at; www.cocacolasabco.com
For any assistance call 0312-236500


Deadline: 31st Dec 2012


Mobile VAS Manager Job at New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd Uganda



Job Title: MOBILE VAS MANAGER

New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd

Job Description

KEY RESULT AREAS
• Manage alliances with national mobile service providers and promote Vision Group’s product line.
• Manage alliances with various Mobile Content Providers for deploying their content through Company’s distribution channels on all platforms like SMS / IVRS/ WAP/WEB/USSD etc.
• Launch the complete Range of VAS products / services to maximize revenue
generation.
• Formulate business strategies to promote existing Products & Services.
• Conceptualization of new Value added products or services and conversion of
concepts into product implementations.
• Ensure Inter and Intra departmental coordination for timely delivery to clients.
• Prepare reports of market intelligence & research on the Mobile VAS Industry.
• Analyze revenue streams and take corrective action to maximize revenue.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience required
• Bachelors degree from a reputable university with relevant certification
• Value added services, IVR, SMS, SMSC, Marketing, sales, telecom sales, telecom marketing, customer relationship, client relationship, Business Development
• Hands on exposure on various mobile VAS Platforms like SMS P2A; WAP; GPRS; USSD; STK/DSTK/UTK Mobile Marketing Content Management System; Phonebook backup application and Enterprises; Media solutions
• At least 2 years’ experience in IT / Telecom / Mobile technologies.
• Computer & Internet literacy with an excellent command of MS Office
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Effective Negotiating & strong closing capabilities
• Demonstrable project management abilities
• Excellent presentation skills
• Ability to handle high pressure deadlines
• Prior experience in Team Management



How to Apply

The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd is looking to recruit a
dynamic, self motivated individual to fill the role of MOBILE VAS MANAGER

If you are interested in the above position, address your applications to:
Chief Human Resources Officer,
The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company
Ltd. P.O. Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 14th Dec 2012



Jobs at New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd in Uganda


Job Title: MOBILE VAS CONTENT DEVELOPER

New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd

Job Description

KEY RESULT AREAS
• Collect and distribute content for SMS based infotainment services
• Generate daily traffic reports
• Manage content production plan
• Conduct quality assurance of text content

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience required
• One year experience in relevant field
• Graduate specifically from English literature or business
• Excellent command of oral and written English
• Must be up to date with recent lifestyle trends of local and global
markets
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Active in social networking websites
• Should be a creative writer
• Trendy and well informed regarding sociocultural and technological
changes
• Basic knowledge of internet browsing and MS Office suite
• Good typing speed
• Age 20 to 26 years


How to Apply
The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd is looking to recruit dynamic,
self motivated individuals to fill the role of MOBILE VAS CONTENT DEVELOPER

If you are interested in the above position, address your applications to:
Chief Human Resources Officer,
The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company
Ltd. P.O. Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 14th Dec 2012



Internal Auditor Job Vacancy at Nile Breweries Limited in Uganda



Job Title: Internal Auditor (X2)

Nile Breweries Limited
Job Description


Duty Stations Jinja & Mbarara

Requirements

    * The ideal candidate should be able to,
    * Execute planned audits in accordance with the accepted IIA standards while adhering to the SABMiller Internal Audit Methodology.
    * Assess the adequacy of related preventative and detective controls within various processes at NBL.
    * Evaluate systems effectiveness by applying relevant audit techniques.
    * Report findings and make recommendations for correcting areas of weakness, improving operations and reducing costs.
    * Prepare written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the control systems and the efficiency with which activities are carried out.
    * Facilitate the business in accelerated resolution of outstanding audit points.
    * Contribute to the identification of the significant risks associated with the company’s strategic and operational objectives.
    * Provide input into the allocated sections quarterly audit and risk committee reports.
    * Undertake ad-hoc assignments as requested by the Internal Audit Manager and Senior Management.

Personnel Specifications

    * Bachelors in Business Administration or Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized institute. CPA, ACCA, CIA options will be an added advantage.
    * Minimum working experience of not less than 2 years in FMCG environment will be an added advantage.
    * Should be self-motivated, result oriented, good team player.
    * Excellent spoken and written English language and computer skills.
    * Innovative and work with minimum supervision.



How to Apply
Nile Breweries Limited, a leading beverage company in Uganda, a subsidiary of SABMiller, and also recognized as the Best Employer 2004, 2005 and 2009- the second largest brewing group in the World seeks to recruit highly motivated, results oriented and dynamic candidates for the post above:

The Company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should send their CVs, which should include details of e-mail address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/ testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contacts to the Undersigned.
Note:
1) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
2) Canvassing will not be entertained and if
done will lead to disqualification.
Human Resources Business Partner – Finance
and Administration,
Nile Breweries Ltd.,
P.O Box 762,
Jinja/Uganda.


Deadline: 10th Dec 2012


Information Management Officer Job Vacancy at TASO in Uganda


Job Title: Information Management Officer
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Job Description


Department/ Location: Service Centre
Reports to: Centre Manager
Directly Supervises
• Assistant Information Management Officer
• Front Desk Clerk
• Records Clerk

Main Purpose of the Job
To take charge of the information systems and data management at the Centre,
and ensure effective provision of information services and management and
utilization of data

Key Outputs:
• Information system maintained
• Data entry supervised
• Data validated and cleaned
• Management information reports written

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Prepare periodic work plans and budgets for the delivery of information and
data management services
• Supervise entry of service data at all levels and make monthly submission
of raw datasets to headquarters.
• Carry out routine data cleaning, validation, analysis and reporting
• Make regular data backups, carry out database administration at the centre
servers and offer technical support and training to data collectors and other
end-users
• Administer and manage user accounts on the LAN for centre staff and
manage proper usage and maintenance of ICT equipment
• Coordinate activities and ensure availability of logistical support to the
Information Systems department

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Information Management Officer

Academic Qualifications:
Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science or Business
Computing.

Experience and Exposure:
4 year in Data Management preferably in a Health related position

Special Knowledge:
Ethical issues in Data management, Rights of PLWHAs, Accuracy



How to Apply:

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to
a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of
Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease,
requires the services of a competent, innovative and results oriented personnel
to fill in the above position

Interested candidates who meet all the above requirements should apply, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three
referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied
for on the top right corner of the envelope.
TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago
Hospital”.


Deadline: 14th Dec 2012




Finance Manager Job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) in Uganda



Job Title: Finance Manager

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)


Reports to: Project Coordinator
Directly Supervises: Accountants

Main Purpose of the Job
The Finance Manager will be responsible for the overall financial management
oversight of the Grants Management Unit. S/he will ensure that fiduciary risks
are always at a minimum ensuring that the Project’s financial resources are adequate, well managed, properly utilized and accounted for during the implementation of the planned activities according to the set procedures and guidelines of the project. S/he will also ensure timely completion of financial reporting obligations as stated in the grants agreement.

Key Outputs:
• Appropriate financial implementation of the grants among SRs managed.
• Financial and Accounting procedures in place
• Periodic work plans and budgets in place as required
• Grants management system maintained

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide financial oversight including budgeting and forecasting, financial
verification and reporting, and oversight of grants among sub recipients
• Provide expertise regarding grants Management, financial policies and
procedures, and support the oversight and training of sub-recipient
personnel in financial management and overall grant management process
• Monitor and ensure timely financial reporting by SRs as required by the
grants agreements.
• Prepare periodical financial status progress reports as required by the
grants agreements.
• Develop and adopt formats procedures to be used for formulating,
negotiating, executing, monitoring and closing sub-grants in accordance to
the donor’s requirements.
Academic Qualifications & Required Skills:
• Masters degree in Finance and Accounts or Masters in Business
Administration or Full professional qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA
• A professional accounts qualification such as CPA (U), ACCA.

Experience and Exposure:
• Minimum of 5 years professional experience in Accounting/Finance and /
or project financial management preferably in the health, social or finance
sector

. At least 2 years ideally of managing a grants program.

Special Knowledge:
• Proven knowledge of donor financial accounting procedures
• Knowledge of Healthcare related work preferably HIV, Malaria or TB
Key Skills:
• Planning, budgeting, reporting and auditing skills, good Inter-personal
skills, good communication skills and good negotiation skills.

Other Qualities/Attributes
• Strong integrity, honesty and confidentiality.


How to Apply

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to
a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of
Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease,
requires the services of a competent, innovative and results oriented personnel
to fill in the above position

Interested candidates who meet all the above requirements should apply, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three
referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied
for on the top right corner of the envelope.TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please forward your applications to:

The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago
Hospital”.


Deadline: 14th December 2012



Industrial Training Officer Jobs Vacancy in Uganda



Job Title: Industrial Training Officer

About this job

Our client is a cement manufacturer in Uganda that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individual for the Vacancy above;

Job Purpose:
This position is responsible for the development, management and evaluation of business unit wide Learning and Development programs that contribute to assigned target areas in order to facilitate a performance–oriented culture.

Reports to: Plant Human Resources Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Plan, develop and implement strategy for staff training and development, establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of staff training and development.
    * Monitor measure and report on staff training and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales.
    * Manage and control departmental L&D expenditure within agreed budgets in SAP, releasing PRs, POs to the training cost centre within agreed time frames.
    * Manage the performance management process in coordination with the HRM to ensure that the performance appraisal activities are conducted within the guidelines including providing appraisers about data request to perform properly the performance appraisal.  Ensure proper feedback and collation of outcome.    Initiate performance improvement programs, environment and culture as well as monitor.
    * Identify, select and manage external training and accreditation bodies, agencies and providers necessary to deliver required training to appropriate standards.
    * Set in place a robust system for monitoring and evaluating training effectiveness, changes in work practices and Improvement on business KPIs.
    * Manage the induction/orientation process for new employees into the organization.

Qualifications:

    * A university degree in humanities, engineering and a minimum of 3 years working experience in human resources.  Post graduate qualification in human resources is an added advantage
    * Proven experience in the learning and development function is preferred.  Experience in heavy industrial operations would be an added advantage
    * Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse, change orientated setting.
    * Ability to deal with cross-functional teams.
    * Strong planning and reporting skills.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to cementjobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 18th Dec 2012



Program Management Officer Job Vacancy at Grameen Foundation in Uganda



Job Title: Program Management Officer

About this job

Our client Grameen Foundation is a non profit organisation that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Job Summary: The Program Management Officer (PMO) will work closely with the AppLab Money Managers to align various work-streams and their dependencies to deliver on program targets and commitments to donors and partners. They will also be responsible for planning and organizing trips in the field as well as local events with donors and partners.

The role will be responsible for managing smartsheets, the teams Program Management tool. In addition, the PMO will handle all requests for payment put together by the AppLab Money team and work with the finance team to ensure timely delivery of money owed to team members.

The PMO will further be responsible for taking minutes at management meetings, recording the weekly tasks of all team members and providing updates at the end of the week of progress against assigned task.

Reports to:  Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Management

    * Work under guidance of Program Manager and in collaboration with management team to customize Program Management (PM) tool to meet program needs
    * Organize and manage events and meetings for team members
    * Take responsibility for coordinating field operations, trips, and bookings
    * Prepare requests for payments and liaise with finance staff to ensure timely payments
    * Record weekly tasks of team members and provide updates on progress of all tasks

Communications

    * Prepare communication materials for conferences, exhibitions, and GF-Uganda events
    * Manage exhibition and GF-Uganda events preparations
    * Update and maintain AppLab websites working in collaboration with GF-USA marketing team
    * Provide AppLab office regular updates of progress of incubator team
    * Take minutes at all meetings and send minutes to appropriate team members

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.

    * Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission and understanding of and commitment to agricultural development in Africa
    * Proven ability to manage disparate and complex work-streams simultaneously with multiple dependencies and under tight timelines
    * Exceptional attention to detail and eye for quality assurance
    * Excellent time management skills with proven track record of achievement under pressure
    * Commitment to delivering highest quality products and services that meet the needs of our clients—the poor and poorest Ugandans, partners and donors.
    * Must be willing to travel to remote communities with team members
    * Outstanding commitment to teamwork with ability to work collaboratively across departments and identify and achieve shared objectives under challenging conditions
    * Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate the AppLab Money program and value proposition using to a wide range of stakeholders using varied media
    * Mastery of power point and visual presentation tools
    * Excellent written communication skills
    * Basic understanding of product development and financial services preferred

Qualifications:

    * Minimum Bachelor’s degree in development studies, business administration, or other related degree
    * At least 3-5 years professional experience and at least 3 years experience managing projects or teams
    * Experience using program management tools
    * Experience in quality assurance and/or product development preferred
    * Experience in communications, graphic design, or proposal writing preferred
    * Fluency in oral and written English

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 pmojobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 18th Dec 2012


Logistics Manager Jobs Vacancy in Uganda


Job Title: Logistics Manager
About this job

Our client is a cement manufacturer in Uganda that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individual for the Vacancy above;

Job Purpose:The purpose of the position is to develop and manage the logistics flows in the organization to serve the  market demand while ensuring optimal inventories across all the holding sites in line with the sales demand of the business.

Reports to: General Manager

Duties and Responsibilities
Planning

    * Develop 1- 3 year plans for Logistics services necessary to support the sales forecast and production outlook
    * Translate quarterly and annual plans for the department to guide shorter term actions and exploit opportunities available in the business space.
    * Continuous review of the Logistics processes (planning and execution), challenge status quo, identify opportunities to improve performance in order to increase service levels customer need and reduce costs

Operations

    * Supplier partnership development and performance management to include capacity growth plans, equipment utilization and incentive programs ensuring growing loyalty and flexibility of operations.
    * Safety Management with the transport partners and lead the safety and health initiatives implementations within the logistics function.
    * Depot Management: Optimal inventory holding to ensure ability to serve the market and contain cost of stock, hence contributing to the free-cash-flow objective.
    * Develop the team in order to meet career expectations and facilitate a culture of growth that promotes teamwork and continuous improvement and sustainability of the business processes.
    * Dispatch and production planning within the context of the Sales and Operations Planning Process in line with the market requirement to address the immediate (1- 3 months) needs.
    * Develop and implement internal controls to safeguard against product losses both in transit and at the depots.

Qualifications:

    * Graduate with relevant qualifications a minimum of 5 years working experience in the field Procurement and/or Logistics.
    * Knowledge and experience of modern supply chain tools, techniques, practices and IT systems.
    * Computer skills MS office, experience of ERP systems is an added advantage.
    * Experience of developing supplier partnerships in a complex, global multicultural environment.
    * Assertive, good interpersonal & networking skills and a proven team player.
    * Must be pro- active, adhere to deadlines, possess problem-solving skills, be a quick learner and able to work under pressure.

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.


Deadline: 17th Dec 2012



Executive Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Uganda



Job Title: Executive Assistant

About this job

Our client is a leading independent owner and operator of wireless and broadcast communication sites that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Summary:

The Executive Assistant supports the CEO & COO in a very high profile administrative position.  The incumbent must be able to effectively represent the CEO & COO in oral and written communications inside and outside of the organization by utilizing proper business etiquette, exceptional communication skills and a high degree of professionalism. The incumbent will manage business and travel arrangements, coordinate meetings, manage calendars, assist in the preparation of presentations, preparing and editing documents, formal correspondence, answer phones, and various other administrative duties.  The Executive Assistant must be professional, poised, have excellent judgment and discretion, and have the ability to handle and protect confidential information.  Excellent phone and customer service skills are required.  Flexibility to stay beyond the workday or arrive early if needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Performs a variety of administrative support activities for the CEO & COO such as composing replies to correspondence (both directed and on own initiative), summarizing reports and information to facilitate review by others, and investigating, evaluating and resolving problems within scope of position.
    * Researches, summarizes and analyzes information including but not limited to special and recurring reports containing specialized or sensitive information, following supervisor's general direction and selecting relevant information from a variety of sources.
    * Prepares both special and recurring reports for the CEO & COO.
    * Schedules meeting, manages calendars, prepares and/or edits presentations and speeches.
    * Manages billing, invoices, expenses reports and purchase orders for the CEO & COO.
    * Coordinates business affairs and personal matters.
    * Opens and reviews incoming mail and email, answers inquiries and composes correspondence on own initiative on general and technical matters in accordance with established guidelines and forwards other items to supervisor or appropriate staff.
    * Screens phone calls and visitors, directing to appropriate staff or department when necessary.
    * Plans and arranges conferences and meetings under general instructions from the CEO & COO, communicating arrangements to appropriate individuals.
    * Arranges and coordinates all travel reservations and itineraries, including but not limited to airline and hotel accommodations, business luncheons, dinner engagements, meeting accommodations, car rentals, etc., and anticipates and prepares background materials needed.
    * Prepares correspondence, reports or other documents from rough draft, correcting grammar, spelling and punctuation errors and editing wording without changing intended message.
    * Generates correspondence from transcribed notes and dictation methods.
    * Completes projects and special assignments by establishing objectives, determining priorities, managing time, gaining cooperation of others, monitoring progress, problem-solving, and making adjustments to plans.
    * Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

    * Excellent written and oral communication skills
    * Detail oriented, excellent follow through, able to multitask and meet deadlines
    * Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently on multiple projects in a fast paced environment
    * Discretion and ability to deal with highly confidential information
    * Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and document management systems
    * Excellent organizational skills
    * Superior customer service skills and professional manner
    * The incumbent must be flexible as there may be workweeks that require more than 40 hours to ensure the positions expectations and responsibilities are met.

Education:

    * Minimum four years senior administrative support experience required.
    * Previous experience supporting a CEO/COO in a corporate company required.

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 assistantjobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 31st Dec 2012

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