Sales & Marketing Executives Jobs at Insurance Company in East Africa


A leading composite insurance company in East Africa is in need of commission-based marketing executives.

The ideal candidate must meet the following personal specifications;

    A good Bachelors degree or more
    Honest, ethical, professional, high achiever
    Effective communication and presentation skills with fluency in English
    Good people and interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain business networks
    Excellent time-management
    Successful working experience in sales, marketing, research or other relevant professions will be an added advantage


    Identify markets and schedule meetings with potential clients.
    Provide a consultative approach to create innovative solution(s) that best fit the needs of each individual client.
    Develop, grow and manage key accounts in the corporate market
    Develop and manage strong relationships with clients and earn their trust
    Submit weekly reports and avail status updates to the unit leader

Skills and qualities
    Enthusiasm
    Positive outlook
    Building long-term relationships
    Persuasive
    Problem solver
    Able to listen to clients' needs and address them.
    Visionary
    Strategic
    Industry knowledge
    Contacts

How to Apply:
If you match the above descriptions, send your resume, contact addresses of 3 referees and your daytime contact phone via e-mail to (with subject as AGENT) to: Or Deliver in person to Ruwenzori Courts 2nd Floor  ask for Nasser Matovu Tel:  0782619999 by 27th December 2012

Deadline: 27th December 2012

Finance Officer Job Vacancy at Centenary Bank in Uganda

Job Title: Trade Finance Officer
Reports to: Manager International Department

Key Result Areas
•    Receive all inward/ Export an Outward/  import letters of credit, construct Swift Messages on all Letters of Credit, construct Swift messages on all new outward LCs and promptly collect charges
•    Check trade finance documents to ensure conformity to terms & conditions of  the contract and Trade Finance Regulations
•    Generate report metrics capturing business volumes, values, commissions and trens across all Trade Finance Reports
Required Qualifications, Competencies and Experience:
•    Honors degree in commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics and other related courses
•    3 years experience in Trade Finance related activities in a banking environment
•    Strong knowledge of trade finance products

How to apply
Interested staff  who fully meet  the above  specifications  are invited to  apply  by;
•    Downloading  an application  for employment  form from
•    Fill the form  and enclose  an updated  Curriculum  Vitae (CV), plus any other  copies of academic  credentials  that may not be  on file
•    Submit  the  application to

General  Manager  Human  Resources
Centenary  Bank
Mapeera  House : Plot  44-46  Kampala  Road and  Plot 2 Burton Street
P. O. Box  1892-Kampala

Deadline:  18th December 2012

Jobs at Centenary Bank in Uganda- Chief Manager

Job Title: Chief  Manager   Business Growth
Centenary  Bank ,  the  leading  Commercial  Microfinance  Bank in Uganda  seeks to  recruit  suitably  qualified , experienced  and  competent  persons.
Reports to; General  Manager  Business Development  & Marketing.

Key  Areas
•    Set  targets  and  generate   new business  to achieve  defined sales  targets in  liabilities  and assets to grow  market share in line with the  banks  strategic  direction .
•    Recommended  changes required  to meet  target customers ‘  expectations whilst fully in compliance  with  Bank policies .
•    Analyze   and monitor  market  potential  and trends , determine the value  of existing  and potential customers  and provide integrated   product  solutions to particular customer needs  and segments in line  with the banks  policies

•    A  Bachelors degree  Honors  Degree  in Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, and  other related disciplines.
•    At least  6  years experience  in business  development , marketing  and sales 3 of which   at a managerial  level  in a large  financial  institution.
•    Working  Experience  in SME  or Corporate banking  will be  of added advantage

How to apply
Interested staff  who fully meet  the above  specifications  are invited to  apply  by;
•    Downloading  an application  for employment  form from
•    Fill the form  and enclose  an updated  Curriculum  Vitae (CV), plus any other  copies of academic  credentials  that may not be  on file
•    Submit  the  application to

General  Manager  Human  Resources
Centenary  Bank
Mapeera  House : Plot  44-46  Kampala  Road and  Plot 2 Burton Street
P. O. Box  1892-Kampala
Deadline:  18th December 2012

Administrator Job Vacancy at Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus in Uganda

Job Title: Administrator

Degree in Economics, Business Studies, Accounting
2 years experience in developing country

Knowledge of UE administrative and procurement procedures
Experience in supervision and planning of field logistics
Strong leadership and experience in supervising multi-cultural staff
Experience with NGO procedures, approaches, and operations

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, accounting software
Fluency in English (spoken and written)


Fluency in Italian (spoken and written)


Cesvi operates in the Pader (Kalongo and Patongo), Karamoja (Abim, Kaabong), Kayunga and Lango areas.

Sector activities include: water and rural development with the construction and rehabilitation of wells; protection and management of water resources; construction of latrines; distribution of seeds and farm tools; agricultural training; health with local authority training and health centres; prevention of mother-to-child Hiv transmission; integrated approach in the fight against Hiv/Aids; emergency with the reconstruction of schools and the distribution of non-food items.


The collaboration will start by the 15thof January 2013.

The main duty station will be Kampala with willingness to move within the local offices.

Main tasks:
- Plan, supervise and deliver all project and programme related administrative functions: accounting, budgeting, procurement, financial reporting and monitoring;
- Ensure that the management of the program will comply with administrative procedures of Donors, local Law and Cesvi and will develop procedures and guidenes to this end, as well as provide on-the-job training and supervise administrative staff;
- Ensure an adequate reporting to the Country Representative/Desk Officer, as regard to the management/control of financial flows of the various projects, constantly monitoring expenses and cash flow (final balance and budget analysis);
- Plan, supervise and control project and programme logistic functions;
- Assist the Country Representative/Project Manager in the preparation of contracts with suppliers, partners and service providers, and monitor contract administrative performance.

How to Apply:

Deadline: 5th January 2012

Community Liaison Officer Job Vacancy at US Embassy in Uganda

Job Title: Community Liaison Officer (CLO); FP-06
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda


Number: 075/2012 Date: 12/06/2012 
OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies

POSITION: Community Liaison Officer (CLO); FP-06

OPENING DATE: December 06, 2012

CLOSING DATE: December 19, 2012

WORK HOURS: Part time (32 hours/week)



The Community Liaison program provides support to U.S. government and family members who are assigned to American embassies and consulates abroad working with community members to maintain high morale through orientation activities, cultural and recreational programs, and dissemination of information, counseling and referral, along with security, education, and employment for family members.  The CLO reports directly to the Management Officer.
The duties of CLO are defined in eight areas of responsibility: employment liaison, crisis management and security liaison, education liaison, information and resource management, guidance and referral, welcoming and orientation, community liaison, and events planning. S/he develops and manages program plans across these eight areas, which are client driven, and responsive to specific Post needs.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on


NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1.  Education required: a) Hold Masters Degree or higher degree; or
b) Hold a B.A. degree and have one year of work experience which demonstrates the ability to do the job; or
c) Have five years of full time work experience which demonstrates the ability to do the job; or
       d) Have a combination of full time work experience which demonstrates the ability to do the job and education beyond high school totaling to five years is required.

2.  Work Experience:  Two years’ work experience in an office environment is required.
3.   Language Requirement:  Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Knowledge/understanding of FLO reference guidelines, organization functions, personnel and practices of agency mission in which employed is required.
5.  Skills and Abilities:  Must have standard level keyboard and computer skills on all Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Power Point).  Must be able to organize their routine work and maintain established office procedures with minimum supervision are required.

After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited for oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade.  In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.  The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.


1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.  Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.  Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

Human Resources Office
By email at

Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 19th December 2012

Jobs at World Food Programme (WFP) in Uganda- Staff Assistant

Job Title: Staff Assistant

The World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Description

Grade:  G4
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Appointment

Job Purpose:
Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Country Director, the incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the office of the Deputy Country Director as well as be the focal person on matters related to Human Resources, Finance and Administration and will be required to undertake the following;-

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Receive, screen and log correspondence, reports, etc, and forward to the appropriate officer;
    * maintain a log in system and follow up to ensure that replies are timely or that action is taken within the established deadline;
    * Screen, assess and refer telephone calls and enquires to appropriate staff;
    * provide information on a variety of questions such as the division’s programme and activities as well as sensitive information;
    * Coordinate and expedite office wide responses to sensitive telephone and written enquires on behalf of the Deputy Country Director;
    * Maintain the Deputy Country Director’s calendar and schedule appointments and meetings and make tentative appointments on his/her behalf;
    * brief the Deputy Country Director on matters to be considered prior to scheduled
    * Maintain and update the office’s filing and reference system including confidential files, performance evaluation reports, and disciplinary actions;
    * Identify and extract information from various sources and prepare briefing notes and/or resume for inclusion in correspondence and reports;
    * draft various standard correspondence and review all outgoing correspondence for composition and style as well as grammatical accuracy, factual correctness, and adequacy of treatment as well as adherence to WFP procedures;
    * Provide procedural advice to staff on office methods and procedures, and on the use of various computer programmes and other office equipment to improve the quality and efficiency of their work;
    * Draft moderately complex correspondence and ensure any related follow up;
    * prepare various documentation and reports, including highly confidential letters, by ensuring accuracy in spelling and layout and adherence to WFP procedures;
    * Receive and review accountabilities and replenishment requests submitted by Sub Offices before forwarding them to the relevant units for action;
    * Manage stationery and other office requirements for the operations branch;
    * Facilitate the flow of documents presented to the Deputy Country Director for approval including internal memos, external correspondence, travel documents (TAs/TECs), leave request forms, among others;
    * Update travel in WFP system (WINGS);
    * Take minutes of Deputy Country Director’s office meetings and ensure the minutes are circulated to all staff in the unit;
    * In liaison with Finance, Transport and Administration, facilitate programme missions to the Country Office and Sub Offices through making transport requests, flight bookings, accommodation bookings and meeting appointments;
    * Provide administrative support during the workshops, meetings and trainings;
    * Manage staff leave balances and attendance records and submit monthly attendance reports to the Human Resources unit;
    * Prepare procurement requests for the operations branch
    * Follow up procurement requests submitted to Finance and Procurement Units and provide relevant feedback to the responsible Sub Units;
    * Perform any other secretarial and administrative duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

    * Diploma in Secretarial Studies or the equivalent obtained from a recognized institution;
    * At least three (3) years progressive responsible secretarial working experience gained from a reputable organization;
    * Thorough knowledge of modem office methods. 4 Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications.
    * Excellent command of English is vital;
    * Knowledge of Accounts and Human Resource management practices is Knowledge of protocol.
    * Good knowledge of English language

How to Apply
 The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas namely, Emergency Humanitarian Action (EHA); Food & Nutrition Security (FNS); and Agriculture & Market Support (AMS). WFP has operations in various parts of the Country. WFP cherishes and takes pride in its human resources; therefore we seek to recruit a competent person for the position of Staff Assistant

Ugandan nationals who meet the above requirements are requested to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates under confidential cover quoting on the envelop the vacancy announcement number and name of the applicant to:

The Human Resources Officer
UN World Food Programme
P.O. Box 7159 Kampala.
Hand delivered applications should be dropped in a box at the reception of WFP Offices at plot 17-19, Clement Hill Road.
Applicants should check on the Notice Board at the main entrance to confirm that their applications have been received one week after the closing date. Applications must be received by the deadline and only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Please note that incomplete submission will

Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage in the recruitment

Deadline: 14th December 2012

Jobs at Invisible Children in Uganda- Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

Job Title:       Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
Job Function:     International Development
Department:     International Program Staff
Location:     Gulu, Uganda

Job Summary:

Provide technical advice and leadership to the development of advanced Design, Monitoring, & Evaluation (DM&E) systems at Invisible Children Uganda (ICU) and ensure they are embedded in field level operations and programming with, a) a focus on increasing national staff capacity; and, b) a commitment to institutionalizing and nationalizing the DM&E system in a manner that underpins the organization’s overall strategy.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

1.      DM&E System Development and Unit Leadership

●      Provide leadership in the development of an ICU wide DM&E strategy, informing and improving each program in line with the overall organization strategy.

●      Lead the development and maintenance of a system that improves ICU’s ability to accurately represent outputs and impact to supporters, donors, government, colleague agencies, and participating communities.

●      Provide real time information that can steer program implementation and direction in line with the overall ICU strategic plan.

●      Work with senior management to address shortfalls in M&E that affect program implementation, including but not limited to, incorporation of simple user-friendly spatial and qualitative/quantitative data analysis systems using Access, GIS, SPSS and other tools.

2.      Staff Supervision, Training and Capacity Building

●      Develop a comprehensive staff training series to build team capacities in the areas of DM&E, professional project management, reporting, and impact analysis.

●      Coordinate, monitor, and supervise the activities of DM&E staff and external consultants.

3.      Finance Roles

●      Prepare and manage the ICU DM&E budget, enforcing internal controls.

4.      Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting

●      Contribute to development of M&E tools for new programs and/or proposals and act as a link to all other offices on DM&E initiatives.

●      Play a lead technical role in designing and conducting any program evaluations, working closely with a range of senior program staff.


●       Bachelors Degree, preferably in statistics or other relevant academic fields. Post-graduate qualifications in DM&E are an added advantage.

●      At least 4 years experience with an International NGO in a similar role. Must be experienced in designing and establishing comprehensive DM&E systems. Must have strong training skills and experience working with a variety of donors. Must be familiar with selecting consultants and supervising consultancies. Familiarity with relevant data processing packages e.g Access, SPSS, GIS a plus.

●      Fluency in English Language and strong writing skills.

●      The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, flexible, able to work in difficult and stressful environments and follow established policies and procedures. S/he will be a team player with positive attitude, experienced in cross-cultural communication, and a strong manager - able to lead in problem-solving and conflict resolution. Strong background and interest in team building and capacity-building of staff. 

Position Details:

The duration of the contract is 1 year, with opportunity for renewal. The start date is immediate. In addition to the salary, the following benefits will be provided:

●      Global Rescue International Medical and Security Evacuation Plan.

●      Housing accommodations and weekday meals in Gulu, Uganda at team house.

●      Vaccination, visa and work permit costs.

●      Per Diem for work related travel as per Invisible Children policy.

How to Apply:

Deadline: 31st December 2012

Procurement Officer Job Vacancy at BRAC Uganda

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Reports to: To the Country Representative

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage procurement activities for outsourcing
  • Prepare tender documents
  • Collection of quotations and completition of evaluation process
  • Assist in evaluating technical proposals with comparisions

  • Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Logistics
  • Masters Degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication in English both written and verbal

How to Apply:
BRAC Country Offices, in Nyanama Kampala
Interested candidates should send their applications together with their CV, 2 passport size photographs and recommendation letter from LC1, photocopies of Education certificates and transcripts  to Manager Human Resource Department, Brac Uganda, Busingiri zone in Nyanama off Entebbe Rd, P.O Box 31817 Clock Tower Kampala

Deadline: 21st December 2012

Legal Officer Job at Allied Health Professionals Council in Uganda

Job Title: Legal Officer

The Allied Health Professionals Council, Uganda

The Allied Health Professionals Council is a body corporate established Cinder the Allied Health Professionals Act Cap. 268 to Regulate, Supervise and Control the Training and Practice of the Allied Health Professionals in the Uganda.

In accordance with Section 14(1) of the above Act, Council is currently expanding its Secretariat in order to fully execute its Statutory Mandate and as a result it is looking for a suitably qualified and self motivated Ugandan to fill the vacant Post of a Legal Officer existing in its Legal and Inspectorate Division.

POST: Legal Officer (1 Vacancy)

REF NO: AC4-17.




The incumbent will be responsible to the Legal and Inspection Manager in performing the following duties:-

    * Representing Council in Courts of Law and prosecuting both civil and criminal cases.
    * Provide legal advice to the council.
    * Draft legal documents and contracts.
    * Investigating and preparing cases for prosecution in line with court procedures and relevant laws.
    * Interviewing and briefing witnesses on court/ Arbitration proceedings and practices in line with the Evidence Act and Professional Ethics.
    * Preparing progress reports on cases where the council has interest
    * Conducting legal audits for all divisions to ensure that all legal aspects of any decisions are fully considered
    * Conduct legal research and preparing reports on any legally complex issues to ensure that the council has full information about the legal implications of any decisions.
    * Draft regulations to fully operationalize the AHP Act.


    * Honors Bachelor's degree in Law from a recognized institution.
    * Postgraduate diploma in Legal practice from LDC.
    * Three (3) years experience in legal practice in a reputable organization.
    * Must be an enrolled advocate of the high court of Uganda.


    * Integrity and confidentiality, management and supervision, oral and written communication, interpersonal relations, ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.

Experience: 3

How to apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate for this challenging position, submit your application together with detailed curriculum vitae giving full career details, day time telephone number, address and telephone contacts for three competent referees who are not your relatives as well as certified copies of academic /professional certificates to the address below before 5:00 Pm on Friday 14th December 2012.


Deadline: 14th December 2012

Jobs at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) in Uganda- Coordinator


National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS), Uganda

The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) is a Government of Uganda agency under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and fisheries with new approaches for the delivery of extension services. This agency is intended to have a decentralized, farmer owned and public/private sector Agricultural service extension system contributing to the realization of the agricultural sector objectives. The programme is designed in accordance with the overall Government policies of decentralization, liberalization, privatization and empowerment of farmers in decision-making. In accordance with the decentralization policy, all districts are implementing the NAADS programme through existing Local Government Administrative and Technical arrangements for Agricultural service delivery.

The district of Moroto wish to recruit a suitable candidate to the position of District NAADS Co-coordinator (DNC).




Duties and responsibilities:

Reporting to the District Production Coordinator, (DPC) the District NAADS Coordinator (DNC) will be responsible for undertaking the following functions:

    * Coordinate and Supervise implementation of NAADS programme activities in the district.
    * Consolidate the Sub-County annual work plans and coordinate development of District NAADS annual work plans and activities. The Coordinator will ensure timely presentation of consolidated NAADS plans and budgets for integration into the district work plan and budget.
    * Develop quantitative and qualitative indicators from the immediate objectives and outputs of the District NAADS programme activities.
    * Working with Subject Matter Specialists (SMS’s) ensures application of standards and criteria for selection of service providers and procurement of goods.
    * In collaboration with the District Contracts Committee, provide technical assistance to districts^ Sub-Counties and Farmer Fora towards the tendering process and review of all procurements for the District NAADS Programme.
    * Receive and review all reports, including monitoring and evaluation, technical and financial reports of NAADS programme at District and Sub-County levels.
    * Facilitate District NAADS programme meetings and act as Secretary to the District Farmer Forum. Coordinate with the District Finance office on financial management matters
    * Under the leadership of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and the District Production Coordinator (DPC), supervise NAADS expenditures to ensure accountability and value for money.
    * Any other duties assigned to him/her by the Chief Administrative Officer.


    * A degree in Agriculture, Fisheries, Veterinary Medicine or related disciplines.
    * A postgraduate qualification in any of the following areas; Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension, Rural Development and Agricultural Economics will be an added advantage.
    * At least five years relevant working experience in Agricultural Extension or Rural Development. Computer literacy in standard Computer Packages (Word processing and Spread Sheet Packages)
    * Should have the following personal & professional qualities; Innovativeness, interpersonal skills, team work, leadership and adaptability to novel approaches to agricultural service delivery.
    * A good understanding of principles and practice of community based participatory methods and approaches, for agricultural development.
    * A strong knowledge/experience of contemporary cross cutting issues in rural and agricultural development including poverty, gender, environmental and social economic concerns.
    * Demonstrated, administrative and management skills including an understanding of the decentralization policy and operations of Local Governments.

Experience: 5

How to apply:
Interested applicants should fill Public Service Commission form 3 (revised 2008) available at the office of the Secretary Public Service Commission or Secretaries District Service Commissions countrywide. The filled forms together with detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating proof of previous employment, two passport size photographs, names and addresses of three referees, applicants daytime telephone contact and photocopies of all certified academic certificates/testimonials should be submitted to and received by the Secretary District Service Commission – Moroto district not later than Friday 14th  December, 2012 5:00p.m.

Deadline: 14th December 2012

Jobs at Monitor Publications Ltd in Uganda- Brand Activations Supervisor

Job Title: Brand Activations Supervisor
Reports to: Marketing Manager

Main Responsibilities:
  • Develop and deliver cost effective and high impact events
  • Identification and booking of all contributors eg preachers and worship leaders
  • Project planning for each event, including budgeting 
  • Develop young reader termly projects in consultation with the brand manager
Qualifications & experience:
  • University Degree in marketing, advertising, communications, journalism or related area of study
  • Literacy in main set of Microsoft programs
  • Experience in managing and evaluating  projects
  • Strong negotiating and decision making skills
How to Apply:
If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a day time telephone number to:

The Resourcing & Talent Management Specialist Monitor Publications Ltd,
P.O Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 12th December 2012

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