Jobs at Certified Public Accountants and Management Consultants in Uganda- Branch Accountants

Job Title: Branch  Accountants

Microfinance depot taking  institutions in Uganda, is looking for a  professional applicant

Responsibilities

    Deputizing   the  Branch  Manager
    Book  keeping  and primary  accounting  records  and petty  cash  imprest management ;
    Filling  and coding of all  vouchers /documents as per  chart  of accounts , including  proper  verification  of receipts  and  payments  to ensure  accuracy of informations ;

Specifications

·         Should be willing  to work in any part of  the country.

·         Should be compliant , with a track record  of integrity , efficiency ,proactiveness and reliability .

·         Should have excellent  team building , interpersonal and  communication skills.

How to apply

Applications  should be addressed  and posted  or  preferably  hand-delivered  to the address below . Enclose detailed  Curriculum Vitae giving three referees ,copies of certified academic and professional  certificates /transcripts , postal address ,current salary, salary expectation, and a day telephone  contact.

Head of Recruitment Division

Kisaka & Company .

Certified Public  Accountants  and Management  Consultants .

Plot  77, Buganda Road, P. O. Box 27917, Kampala

Deadline: 21st December 2012



Jobs at Avocats Sans Frontieres in Uganda- Legal Aid & Program Coordinator


Job Title: Legal Aid and Program Coordinator
Reports to: Head of Mission

Qualifications:
•    Holders of LLB
•    At least 5 years experience, from at least 3 years experience in project management and 2 years experience in the justice sector
•    Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal relations, oral and written communications, networking, reporting and time management
•    Good analytical skills


How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CV’s including three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:
Administration Finance and Logistics Officer
Avocats Sans Frontieres
Plot 832 Old Kiira Road, Bukoto
P.O Box 36710
Kampala


Deadline: 4th January 2013


National Economist Job Vacancy at UNDP in Uganda



Job Title: National Economist

The United Nations  Development  Program  (UNDP)invites applications  from suitably  qualified  candidates to fill  the post of National Economist  based in Kampala.
•    Under the guidance  and direct supervision  of the Senior  Economist , the  National Economist Advises  Senior Management  on economic  development  policies  and trends, as well  as  on relevant  linkages between  these  and UNDP’s  country program  in Uganda.
•    In  addition , the National  Economist  works with  national  counterparts , including  government of Uganda, to  identify  evidence based policy  options that promote  inclusive growth , sustainable human  development  and the attainment  of the  MDGs, thus  enhances  the policy impact  of UNDP’s country program.
•    The  national  economist  also advocates  for the  care  principles  underlying  UNDP’s  corporate  mandate , and represents  the organization in relevant  policy  and development forums.

How to apply
Please  note that  only short  listed   candidates will be  contacted . UNDP is an equal opportunity  employer .Qualified  women are  highly encouraged  to apply.

For  further  details  on the  terms of  reference  and application processes, please visit 
http://jobs.undp.org  and submit  applications  based on the instructions provided on line.


Deadline: 21st  December 2012.




Jobs at Management Training and Advisory Centre in Uganda- External Resource Persons

Job Title: External Resource Persons

Subject Areas: Entreprenuership, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Accounting and Finance, purchasing and supplies management , Ici
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Minimum of Bachelors Degree in the relevant field and 2 years experience. Possession of a post graduate qualification will be an added advantage

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 Grameen Foundation in Uganda- Program Director



Job Title: Community Knowledge Worker (CKW) Program Director

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:

You are a social entrepreneur with excellent operational skills and you have passion for empowering the poor through agricultural business development and Information Communication Technologies. The CKW Program Director will oversee the CKW program in Uganda, providing guidance in the areas of increasing program impact, strengthening operations for scaling (in Uganda and third countries) and sustainability while providing strategic and operational leadership of all program efforts. The Program Director will work closely with a range of partners, manage the local team, guide research, track and report results, guide the overall strategy and ensure excellence in execution. Through the use of innovative technologies, the PM will build creative solutions to overcome some of the biggest challenges in reaching smallholder farmers with the goal of increasing the incomes of thousands of smallholder farmers.

Reports to: Country Director, AppLab Uganda

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Execute on strategy, strengthen business development and execute on the CKW Model in Uganda and prepare for 3rd country scaling.
    Deepen relationships, leverage strengths and understand needs of local partners; identify, vet and develop partnerships with high potential partners partners in the public, private and third sectors.
    Manage key stakeholder relationships with institutions, including the Ministry of Agriculture, district governments, commercial enterprises, NGOs and other entities.
    Gain deep understanding of complementary initiatives, global trends in information and communication technology in agricultural development and learning from related experiences and incorporate into implementation strategy.
    Continuously review and develop the short-, mid- and long-term CKW strategy in Uganda and update regularly based on learning; implement the approach for achieving sustainability and increased percentage of sustainable funding sources year on year.
    Implement with excellence, Strengthen operations through the development of program capability (people, processes and IT systems) and ensure key performance targets are measured and met. Develop a standard operations manual and replication guide for third countries.
    Oversee the measurement and evaluation framework to ensure high social impact for the poor.
    Prepare ambitious but achievable project plan for each phase of the program scale up.
    Manage implementation,provide technical expertise, remove barriers, scale the program anddevelop effective education and field outreach programs in rural areas in order to reach program goals within three years.
    Track and report results.
    Review and develop success metrics for each work stream (expansion of CKW network, development of mobile applications, and data collection services); preparing summary updates and reports as needed.
    Review the reporting framework to measure/communicate progress in real-time (including budget) and develop monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework within each work stream and the overall program.
    Provide comprehensive analysis of progress against metrics and milestones, suggesting approaches to strengthen applications, business models, network development while drawing conclusions about scaling potential and approach; articulate the approach for reaching poorest farmers while incorporating gender into the metrics that will track progress in these areas.
    Manage local resources and vendors/suppliers.
    Prepare RFPs, evaluate and manage procurement.
    Build, manage, direct and mentor local team and administer sub-grants to local partners.
    Identify local experts to serve on Steering Committee and Expert Review Board and convene as appropriate.
    Promote CKW efforts in Africa (local representation).
    Generate awareness about our CKW efforts in Uganda and in the region (as appropriate).
    Represent the CKW Project in Uganda in discussions with a wide range of partners.
    Explore opportunities for additional CKW Project implementations in other African countries (pending results of work in Uganda).

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission and understanding of and commitment to development in Africa and agriculture in general.
    Outstanding project management skills with proven track record of achievement under a range of challenging situations (ideally in multiple countries). A previous role as director of operations would be an asset.
    Excellent people skills – ability to manage complex projects (operational and tactical) with proven ability to work effectively with diverse partners.
    Strong business, leadership, and time management skills; ability to work collaboratively across the organization, provide leadership, train and integrate diverse programs while managing multiple projects and regional team members.
    Ability to gain working knowledge of GFUSA's policies, procedures, and practices.
    Strong strategic thinker who thinks innovatively and creatively to solve unstructured problems and ability to manage complexities under pressure; entrepreneurial spirit to think strategically and at tactically.
    Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
    Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
    Ability to promote knowledge transfer through strong mentoring and team building skills.
    Enthusiasm and passion for development work in Uganda and the region; belief in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) for the benefit of small holder farmers – preferably with practical experience.
    Commitment to building social and gender equity into program design and approach.
    Equally comfortable presenting to a room of business executives and discussing needs with villagers sitting on the dirt floor of a rural home.

Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Economics, Public Policy, Engineering, Business, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
    At least 10 or more years of project or organizational management – ideally with a leading agricultural organization, top consulting firm, private enterprise.
    Experience working in agricultural development in developing countries, ideally in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in microfinance and/or technology is preferred.
    Experience in information and communication technology (ICTs) preferred.
    Fluent in oral and written English and knowledge of predominant language spoken in region.
    Experience living and working in a developing country preferred.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

This position does not require unusual demands for physical effort. This position may occasionally require physical effort to lift and transport boxes weighing no more than 50 pounds. Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of places such as offices, meeting or training rooms, residences, or commercial vehicles; e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, and/or avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations and traffic signals.

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 grameenjobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 2nd January 2013



Accountant Job Vacancy at Management Training and Advisory Centre in Uganda



Job Title: Accountant
Reports to: Director Finance and Reporting
Key Responsibilities:
•    Responsible for maintaining the prime books of accounts
•    Certifying all the expenditures and ensuring efficiency and effective management of the organization financial resources
•    Assist in the budgeting process
Minimum Qualifications
•    Minimum of Bachelors degree in commerce, Accounting, finance or equivalent
•    Part Qualification ie a minimum of level 2 of ACCA or CPA
Minimum Experience and Skills:
•    A minimum of 4 years relevant experience gained from large reputable organizations


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





Manager Customer Service Job at Smile Communications (U) Ltd



Job Title: Manager Customer Service
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 Sales and Marketing

Job Summary:

Daily running and supervision of the Call Centre through the effective use of the available resources. Overall accountability for meeting agreed Smile customer service KPIs and Call Centre SLAs. Being the “Voice of the Customer” amongst the OPCO’s senior team.

Duties and responsibilities:

    Supervision and daily running of the call centre to ensure interruptions to the business are minimised.
    Ensuring compliance to agreed Smile Call Centre SLAs, regulatory and other applicable legal requirements.
    Supervising and co-ordinating the activities of the call centre team to ensure quality service, minimise errors and improve performance (inbound, outbound, 2nd line support/ complaint management, call centre operations/ back office, attending issues raised through web and social media).
    Organising the call centre staff including shift patterns, leave and staff requirements.
    Review staff performance, identify training needs and co-ordinate training in liaison with the Head Talent.
    Escalation and follow up on customer issues to ensure they are promptly addressed and that complaint resolution is within the agreed SLAs. Prompt escalation of identified “general” issues affecting many customers including resolution follow up with all internal and external stakeholders.
    Participation in sales and other staff meetings as may be required from time to time and ensure team participation in both internal and external Smile events.
    Take accountability for the generation of accurate reports daily/ weekly/ monthly or as may be required from time to time.
    Building effective relationships with customers both internal and external and carrying out internal activities as part of the support team.
    Providing 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:

    Responsiveness and efficiency KPIs: meeting or exceeding Smile Call Centre KPIs and agreed SLAs (answered calls, average handling time, first call resolution, time to resolve customer complaints etc.).
    Quality of Service and Relationship Management: customer feedback, customer satisfaction KPIs and Net Promoter Score.
    Accuracy and completeness of Call Centre reporting.
    Team cohesion.
    Personal development.

Job Requirements:

    Degree or diploma from recognised institution of higher learning.
    Customer care experience – at least 5 years a minimum of 3 being at supervisory/ management level.
    Some technical experience/ background. Experience from a data services or other technical background will be of added advantage.

Skills and competencies:

    A good understanding of data products and services and call centre operations.
    Good written and verbal communication skills.
    Customer focus and strong desire/ commitment to exceptional customer service.
    Good team player with a flexible approach and willing to work different shifts including night and weekend shifts.
    Analytical and report writing skills.
    Good time management, responsible and can work with minimal supervision.
    Highly accurate with excellent attention to detail.
    Supervisory skills, ability to prioritise and manage workloads appropriately.
    A good working knowledge of MS office packages, e-mail, web and social media.

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



Data & Research Manager Job at Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council



Job Title: DATA AND RESEARCH MANAGER

 Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC), Uganda

The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC) is a statutory professional body responsible for the regulation of the nursing and midwifery profession in Uganda. Our mission is to set and regulate standards of training and practice, register and enroll nurses and midwives and provide professional guidance for public safety.

POST-  DATA AND RESEARCH MANAGER

REPORTS TO: SENIOR TECHNICAL MANAGER

Job Purpose:

    To facilitate the identification collection, processing dissemination and storage of requisite data for the Council.

Key Result Areas

    Developing and reviewing policies pertaining to data and research in the Council.
    Initiating efficient systems for data collection and storage;
    Developing research proposals for the Council and Stakeholders.
    Producing reports on various data issues as requested by Management.
    Developing tools for conducting surveys.
    Participating in planning and budgeting functions of the Council.
    Advising on the necessary adjustments or improvements pertaining to data and research.
    Identifying and proposing to Management the appropriate technological soft and hardware to be used in data management.
    Keeping and updating an inventory of all equipment and tools used in research and data Management.
    In charge of all Information Communication Technology (ICT) issues.
    Any other duty as may be assigned.

Requirement:

    An Honors Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Applied Economics from a recognized University.    /
    Post graduate diploma in a related field as an added advantage.

Experience:

    Must have served for at least 3 (three) years in a similar or related position in a busy Organisation
    Previous experience managing cooperate research and data management is desirable.

Key Competencies:

    Knowledge of modern information technology applications and Methods (SQL, Programming, etc).
    Research planning and Analytical Skills.
    Ethical and confidentiality traits.
    Teamwork.
    Interpersonal skills.
    Ability to produce concise reports.

Experience: 3


How to apply:

All interested applicants should submit their applications accompanied by the relevant testimonials and certificates by 12/01/2013 to the address below;

The Registrar, UNMC, P.O. Box 4046, Kampala.


Deadline: 12/01/2013



Quality Assurance Manager Job at Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council



Job Title: QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

 Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC), Uganda

The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC) is a statutory professional body responsible for the regulation of the nursing and midwifery profession in Uganda. Our mission is to set and regulate standards of training and practice, register and enroll nurses and midwives and provide professional guidance for public safety.

POST: QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

REPORTS TO: SENIOR TECHNICAL MANAGER

Key Result Areas:

    Initiating and regularly reviewing Standard Operating procedures to be followed by the Council secretariat.
    Liaising with training Institutions BTVET (MoE) National Council for Higher Education Health Proffessional Councils, Ministry of Health to ensure that training and certification of the Nursing/ Midwifery fraternity is in line with established standards, Uganda Nurses/ Midwives examination Board.
    Guiding the Council on quality assurance and quality control aspects.
    Developing tools to Monitor the Implementation of Standards in training Institutions.
    Conducting regular Inspections.
    Producing comprehensive reports for action by the Council.
    Participating in planning activities on behalf of the department.
    Guiding the Council Technical Planning Committee on Quality Assurance Matters.
    Supervising and appraising Staff under his/her area of Jurisdiction;
    Ensuring compliance with Sectoral, National and International Standards and practices.
    Any other duty as may be assigned.

Requirement:

    A Bachelors degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Health Service management, or a health related field/discipline from a recognized University.
    Possession of a Masters Degree in Public Health, Health Services Management, Nursing / Midwifery, or health-related field.
    Must be registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.

Experience:

    Must have served at the level of Principal Nursing Officer for not less than 3 (three) years.
    Experience dealing with Quality assurance aspects in a busy organisation is an added advantage.

Key Competencies

    Quality Orientation.
    Creative and Innovative thinking.
    Decision making and Judgement.
    Ethics & integrity.
    Knowledge of Laws, rules and regulations governing the Nursing/ Midwifery fraternity.
    Team work and Interpersonal relations.
    Excellent Communication Skills.

Experience: 3


How to apply:
All interested applicants should submit their applications accompanied by the relevant testimonials and certificates by 12/01/2013to the address below;

The Registrar, UNMC, P.O. Box 4046, Kampala.


Deadline: 12/01/2013




Finance & Administration Manager Job at Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council



Job Title: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC), Uganda

The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC) is a statutory professional body responsible for the regulation of the nursing and midwifery profession in Uganda. Our mission is to set and regulate standards of training and practice, register and enroll nurses and midwives and provide professional guidance for public safety.

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Job Purpose:

To manage financial transactions including income and expenditure accounts and ensuring accountability in line with financial regulations.

Key Result Areas:

The incumbent will be responsible for:

    Advising on financial decisions of the council.
    Managing the financial resources, including advising on income and expenditure.
    Providing technical support in planning, and budgeting process.
    Furnishing management with accountabilities for all financial transaction.
    Providing management with monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
    Ensuring that all financial records and books of accounts, including bank reconciliation statements are regularly updated.
    Supervising departmental staff.
    Ensuring timely payments for goods and services provided to the council.
    Any other duties as assigned from time to time, in relation to the position.

Requirement:

    Bachelors degree in Commerce (Accounting option), or Business Administration (with a bias in Accounting), or Economics from a recognized University.
    A Post-graduate diploma in financial management or Accounting (Desirable).
    A professional training in ACCA or CPA is an added advantage;
    Computer knowledge of Accounting or Econometric packages is key.
    A continuous experience of 2 years working in a similar post is desirable.

Key Competences:

    Confidentiality and ethical conduct.
    Analytical skills,
    Good interpersonal skills,
    Ability to write concise report,
    Ability to summarize large amounts of information into simple reports,
    Good communication skills,

Experience: 2
How to apply:

All interested applicants should submit their applications accompanied by the relevant testimonials and certificates by 12/01/2013to the address below;

The Registrar, UNMC, P.O. Box 4046, Kampala.


Deadline: 12/01/2013




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