Human Resource and Administration Manager Job at Management Training and Advisory Centre in Uganda



Job Title: Human Resource and Administration Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Key Responsibilities:
•    Provision of Administrative services
•    Maintain the Human Resource Information System and generate the required management reports as and when required
•    Initiate and manage staff exit programmes in line with the Human Resource manual
•    Assist in the procurement of services and goods
Minimum Qualifications:
•    Masters degree in Human Resource practitioner handling the human resource and administrative duties
•    Must be proficient in MS office packages
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills

How to Apply:
Letters of Application, giving email addresses and telephone contact, accompanied with CV, photocopies of relevant testimonials, names and full addresses of three professional referees should be submited to;
The Executive Director,
MTAC,
Plot 175, Jinja Rd Nakawa
P.O Box 4655, Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 4th January 2013


Jobs at Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)- Deputy Executive Director



Job Title: Deputy Executive Director Technical Operations

( UGANDA NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS, Uganda )

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers. UNBS is currently looking for a suitable and qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Deputy Executive Director Technical Operations on a three- year renewable contract depending on satisfactory performance.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TECHNICAL OPERATIONS:

reports to the Executive Director, and performs the following duties and responsibilities:-

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Deputy Executive Director Technical Operations shall be the Chief Technical Operating Officer of the Bureau in order to provide professional guidance on provision of Standards Development, Quality Assurance, Legal Metrology, National Metrology Laboratories and Testing activities for the bureau.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Assist the Executive Director in the efficient management of UNBS, within the policy framework of the UNBS Act, Government and National Standards Council
    Manage, control, coordinate and supervise staff and UNBS programs and operations within the Directorate
    Assist the Executive Director in the efficient management of UNBS, within the policy framework of the UNBS Act, Government and National Standards Council
    Provide advice on technical and administrative matters affecting the UNBS including meetings and preparing technical papers and briefs for clientele and visitors to UNBS
    Prepare presentations to meetings of stakeholders on technical issues.
    Oversee the quality management system at UNBS as well as authenticating all testing and metrology certificates issued by UNBS on daily basis.
    Ensure the financial and logistical support to the departments are provided for the planned activities
    Participate in regional and international standardization activities
    Map out recruitment and training requirements for the departments and coordinating with Deputy Executive Director Management Services for purposes of staff development.
    Provide Quarterly analytical report to Management on the activities of the Directorate.
    Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Executive Director.

Requirement:

    Possession of Honours degree in either Chemistry, Biology, Food science, Food Technology, Engineering or any other science related qualification from a recognized University/Institution
    Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications.
    Working experience of at least fifteen (15) years, eight (8) years of which are at a senior management level in a reputable organization
    Experience in Standards, Quality Assurance, Metrology and Laboratory Testing areas and Quality Management Systems will be an added advantage
    Possession of PhD will be an added advantage
    Possession of a Masters degree in Business Administration will be an added advantage
    Member of a recognized professional body is an added advantage

KEY COMPETENCIES

    Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    High integrity, innovative, creative and self-driven. Age: Between 35 and 55 years.

Experience: 15


How to apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, Friday 25th January 2013.

The Executive Director, Uganda National Bureau of Standards, Plot M217, Nakawa Industrial Area, P.O. Box 6329, KAMPALA.


Deadline: 25th January 2013




Account Manager Job Vacancy at Smile Communications (U) Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Account Manager

About this job

Our client Smile Communications (U) Ltd is bringing about an internet revolution to Uganda with the introduction of its 4G LTE super fast, high quality and reliable internet access services. Smile is the only ISP in Uganda and only the 3rd in Africa offering 4G LTE and is looking for a number of highly experienced, talented and committed individuals to join their team. Smile is an equal opportunity employer.

Reports to: Manager – Direct Sales Force in each Sales Region

Job Summary:

This role will be responsible for establishing, growing and maintaining relationships with customers within the assigned segment(s) and/ or geographical area(s) and achieving set sales and revenue targets. The Account Manager will have overall responsibility for selling and supporting Smile’s complete data product and service offering.

Focusing on existing and potential high value/ usage customers, the Account Manager’s most critical interaction will be customer presentations/ face-to-face meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Develop profitable and sustainable sales growth plans for the assigned customer segment(s) and/ or geographical area(s).
    Customer identification and recruitment: aggressively grow sales volumes and profitability within the assigned segment(s) and/ or geographical area(s) through proactive sales, understanding customer requirements/ needs.
    Effectively co-ordinate the activities of the resources assigned to ensure that sales and revenue targets are met.
    Ensure that agreed sales targets and objectives are met by expanding market awareness of Smile’s brand, products and services.
    Register Smile customers onto the Smile network and install Smile routers, dongles and/ or other equipment at the customer premises.
    Attain intimate knowledge of the composition of the Smile market in your assigned area(s)/ segment(s). Create and maintain an up-to-date database of existing and potential customers within the assigned area(s)/ segment(s) with the view to expand the Smile footprint.
    To be responsible for the safe keeping of cash received from sales until it has been handed over to the Smile Cashier or bank in a Smile bank account.
    Manage customer relations, attend to customer queries and continuously measure customer satisfaction and take prompt corrective measures.
    Review daily, weekly and monthly results and align activities and resources accordingly.
    Report on sales results and market conditions to the line Manager and make appropriate recommendations.
    Maintain in good condition all tools of trade (“equipment”) issued to you by Smile and ensure that they are returned to Smile for safe keeping at the end of every day.
    Provide any other ad hoc duties assigned to you from time to time by your line Manager or any other person appointed by the Company for this purpose.

Key Performance Indicators:

    Achievement of customer recruitment (sales) and revenue targets.
    Organisation – sales plans, route plans, execution documentation, meeting attendance and reporting.
    Customer satisfaction and relationship management (retention and compliant resolution).
    Conversion of prospects into paying customers.
    Product knowledge/ awareness of assigned market segment.
    Compliance to Smile Sales and cash handling processes and procedures.

Job Requirements:

    Degree in Business, Marketing, Sales other business related degree.
    Sales experience with at least 2-3 years at supervisory or managerial level.
    Experience in the same or similar role in an ISP or telecom services provider.

Skills and competencies:

    Local market knowledge. Product specific knowledge will be an added advantage.
    Successful track record in meeting and/ or exceeding sales targets. Strong aptitude and knowledge of Sales and Marketing Techniques.
    Resource planning, organisation and time management skills.
    Interpersonal and networking skills – demonstrated ability to develop, build and maintain customer relationships.
    Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to present/ demonstrate various solutions to customers.
    Result oriented with a strong drive and determination to excel. Strong work ethic, positive attitude and professional demeanour.
    Able to work under highly demanding and challenging conditions.
    Willing to go an extra mile to ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded.
    Team leadership and management skills.
    Computer Literate and ability to understand numerical information.

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 smilejobs@nftconsult.com

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




Deadline: 2nd January 2013



Jobs at Smile Communications (U) Ltd in Uganda- Head Director Sales Force




Job Title: Head - Director Sales Force
About this job

Our client Smile Communications (U) Ltd is bringing about an internet revolution to Uganda with the introduction of its 4G LTE super fast, high quality and reliable internet access services. Smile is the only ISP in Uganda and only the 3rd in Africa offering 4G LTE and is looking for a number of highly experienced, talented and committed individuals to join their team. Smile is an equal opportunity employer.

Reports to: Head of Distribution & Sales

Job Summary:

This role will be responsible for proactively and systematically developing new direct sales business by managing, developing and mentoring the direct sales teams’ performance to achieve set growth plans and sales targets.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provide leadership, direction and development to all aspects of the Smile direct sales teams incl. Corporate Sales.
    Participate in the development of sales processes, monitor adherence to sales processes and recommend changes to any inconsistencies that may hinder sales within the direct sales channel.
    Implement direct sales strategies/ plans and accurately and proactively manage revenue sales forecasts.
    Coordinate sales forecasting, planning and budgeting processes for all direct sales teams. Collate and ensure timely submission of sales reports and other intelligence essential to the sales organisation.
    Manage the Smile direct sales operations and support including: target setting and route plans for the direct sales teams, reporting, inventory and logistics, commissions and incentive schemes, processes, governance, training, sales promotions/ activations in liaison with the relevant departments.
    Motivate and manage direct sales partners to exceed sales objectives by continuously striving to minimise conflict, provide education of the Smile value proposition, merchandising support and identifying sales opportunities.
    Keep up to date with market trends, competition and new products and make appropriate recommendations to drive sales and revenue generation.
    Contribute to the development of sales campaigns and collateral material and how it can be applied across the direct sales channels.
    Provide a single point of contact for direction regarding product information, pricing and technical support.
    Ensure superior customer service in line with Smile’s brand promise throughout all Smile direct sales channels.
    Co-ordinate with other functions to efficiently and effectively execute direct sales channel development and management. Ensure goals and plans are effectively communicated, understood and applied.
    Provide any other ad hoc duties assigned to you from time to time by the Head of Distribution & Sales or any other person appointed by the Company for this purpose.

Key Performance Indicators:

    OPCO Direct Sales Force customer (gross and net adds) and revenue targets.
    Optimal Smile direct sales channel presence throughout Smile’s coverage area.
    Effective and efficient logistics network.
    Effective management of key local direct sales partners.
    Superior level of customer services in line with the Smile brand promise.
    Efficient allocation of resources, support and training.
    Compliance to Smile sales and cash handling processes

Job Requirements:

    Education and experience.
    Degree in Business, Marketing, Sales or other business related degree.
    At least 5 years experience in distribution and sales to the consumer market with at least 3 years and senior management level.
    Operational sales experience indirect sales channels, distribution, logistics and marketing.
    Experience in Telecom or industry will be of added advantage.

Skills and competencies:

    Strong sales and distribution background.
    Strong leadership, communication and project management skills.
    Strong organisational skills with superior attention to detail.
    Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with process focus/mindset.
    Proven ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
    Demonstrated influencing and negotiation skills.
    Strong self starter and able to drive initiatives independently.
    Accustomed to field based rather than office based role.
    Flexible to work long hours and weekends with occasional in country travel.

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 smilejobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 2nd January 2013



Jobs at American Initiative for Research in Uganda- Director


Job Title: DIRECTOR, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS

Responsible for the overall financial management and administration of the project. Will ensure that all financial and administrative reporting is conducted in a timely, accurate and complete manner.

Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or other related field or Bachelor’s or certified accounting degree with 10 years’ experience;

• Minimum 8 years’ experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale, complex international development assistance programs;

• Demonstrated supervisory experience;

• Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements;

• Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets;

• Proficient in relevant computer applications and databases.


How to Apply:
Interested applicants can submit resumes to: Ugandajobs@air.org not later than 28th Dec. 2012.


Deadline: 28th December 2012




Senior Advisor Job Vacancy at American Initiative for Research in Uganda



Job Title: SENIOR ADVISOR, MONITORING, EVALUATION AND RESEARCH

Responsible for the design and implementation of the Communication for Healthy Communities Learning Agenda. Develop the monitoring, evaluation and research reporting systems to ensure accurate, timely and complete reporting and to ensure that project MER is conducted in accordance with the project’s Performance Monitoring Plan.

Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in public health, social science or other relevant field;

• Minimum of 8 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation and research in the public health field. Experience working with multiple stakeholders is a plus;

• Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods;

• Experience in research/study design and implementation, including design and data analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies, rapid appraisals, etc.;

• Demonstrated hands-on experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs in developing countries;

• Familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements;

• Excellent report writing, analytical and communication skills, including oral presentation skills;

• Experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings.


How to Apply:
Interested applicants can submit resumes to: Ugandajobs@air.org not later than 28th Dec. 2012.


Deadline: 28th December 2012



Technical Advisor Job Vacancy at American Initiative for Research in Uganda


Job Title: SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR, HEALTH COMMUNICATION

Responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive health communication interventions and related capacity building. Will also assist with the day-today management and roll-out of these interventions.

Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in public health or a related field with an emphasis on health communication, promotion and/or education;

• Minimum of 7 years’ experience with increasing responsibility in designing, managing, and implementing complex, large scale health communication programs in developing countries and building capacity in health communication with the private sector, civil society and public sector.



How to Apply:
Interested applicants can submit resumes to: Ugandajobs@air.org not later than 28th Dec. 2012.


Deadline: 28th December 2012



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