Accounts Assistant Job Vacancy at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda



Job Title: Accounts Assistant ( 1 Position)

Duty Station: Pader Sub Program

Essential Job functions:

    Maintains up to date accounting records for all financial transactions and an orderly filing system for all accounts and finance correspondence;
    Makes a proper record of cash received and paid out through the evidence of receipts and payment vouchers which are duly authorized by the Finance Manager or Sub Program  Accountant and Sub Program  Manager;
    Prepares cash payment batches daily, and ensures that vouchers are presented to the Finance Manager, Chief Accountant/Internal Auditor, or the Sub Program  Accountant for endorsement after ascertaining that the claims are correct, with all properly authorized supporting documents;
    Maintains a cash book/cheque register for only one bank account, and produces a monthly reconciliation statement for each account, ensuring the cashbook balance agrees with the bank statement and ACCPAC;
    Prepares bank/cash reconciliations;
    Writes cheques and ensures they are duly signed/endorsed prior to payment, while maintaining an accurate cheque register of cheque stubs, current bank balances and records;
    Ensuring that the daily cash balance form is verified and endorsed by the Finance Manager, Internal Auditor, or Sub Program  Accountant;
    Handing over the cash float to the Finance Manager or the Project Accountant for safe custody.
    Prepares and processes journal vouchers to post the bank and cash transactions to ACCPAC;
    Produces a monthly journal to charge staff accounts for personal use of phones and vehicles;
    Compiles a monthly summary/analysis of staff timesheets to allow Sub Program  Accountant  produce the monthly journal of staff recharges to projects;
    Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Finance Manager or Accountant (Kampala office) or the Sub Program Manager or the Sub Program Accountant or his/her designate.

Education, Knowledge & Experience:

    Bachelor Degree in Accounting and knowledge of accounting software packages
    Or, Diploma in Accounting with at least 2 years experience in a similar position
    At least two (2) years working in accounts or bookkeeping with a reputable firm or NGO



How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.

Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013


Administrative Assistant Job Vacancy at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda


Job Title: Administrative Assistant (2 Positions)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement & Pader Sub Program

Essential Job functions:

    Handles internal and external mail/courier distribution, delivery and dispatch efficiently and maintains an orderly mail/courier register for that purpose;
    Receives and directs telephone calls, radio and e-mail messages as required and maintains an orderly record/log for that purpose;
    Monitors the use of phones by LWF staff, and ensures that particulars of official and personal calls are recorded and forwarded to the Accounts Section for billing and charging purposes;
    Maintains a user-friendly directory of frequently used addresses and telephone contacts;
    Liaises with telecom service providers for billing and related issues and notifies the relevant officers in case of need for intervention to ensure service continuity;
    Receives, verifies and records office supplies procured and maintains accurate records of their issue or usage;
    Displays bulletins, notices and communications on the office notice board;
    Verifies fuel and lubricant requests for motor vehicle and generators;
    Oversees and monitors the proper use and maintenance of office facilities and equipment, and ensures availability of required consumable supplies and timely repairs of equipment;
    Assists in supervising the guard/gardeners, housekeepers, office assistants and drivers, and ensures that they carry out their duties in accordance with their respective schedules; and
    Performs any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time by Administrative Officer or his/her designate.

Education, Knowledge & Experience:

    A good Diploma  with bias in general office administration and customer care
    At least 2 years working experience in a related environment. Experience with working in an NGO will be an added advantage
    Possess good writing skills and proficient computer knowledge
    Effective communication and interpersonal skills
    Time management skills




How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.

Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013




Jobs at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda- Field Extension Workers


Job Title: Field Extension Workers (Social Services 4 Positions)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

General Position Summary:
The Fews will be responsible for social work including community mobilization, case assessments and management for refugees in the Rwamwanja Refugee Camp.

Essential Job functions:

    Work with and support community-based institutions on social and rights issues.
    Carry out social assessment to establish needs and form relevant supporting groups in accordance with the rights based approach.
    Work with refugee leaders and committees to ensure that mechanisms are established to address human rights, promote gender equity and inclusion of minority and vulnerable persons.
    Facilitate inter-agency referral process as well as carry out follow up and feedback on referred cases.
    Organize and coordinate meetings/forums to enable active participation of project beneficiaries.
    Documentation of project activities including compilation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
    Develop tools to be used for monitoring and reporting on groups’ progress.

Education, Knowledge & Experience:

    Must possess a minimum of Diploma in Community Development or Social Work and at least two years experience in field work with broad knowledge on beneficiary targeting;
    Excellent communication skills with high level of integrity and confidentiality;
    Experience working in refugee camps or similar challenging environment and knowledge will be an advantage;





How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.

Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013



Jobs at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda- Store Keeper



Job Title: Store Keeper (1 Position)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

General Position Summary:
Receipt and release of Project materials in the stores and ensuring up to date and accurate records of project materials in storage and orderly arrangement all items in storage

Essential Job functions:

    Supervises the receipt and release of project materials to/from the stores, and ensure both operations are clearly recorded;
    Maintains and regularly updates all stock ledger books for proper stock control;
    Ensures that stores are clean and tidy and that items are safely stacked and arranged in an orderly manner for easy verification;
    Prepares and submits periodic reports as instructed by the Administrative Officer;
    Ensures that all requests and releases are supported by stores requisition forms duly authorized by the Project Manager and the Administrative Officer, or his/her designate;
    Supervises the loading and off-loading of stores items;
    Ensures that all items in the stores have bin cards, and that all items received or released are recorded to their respective bin cards as they are received or released in line with LWF stores standard procedures;
    Reports any discrepancies, damages and/or losses, obsolete items, or other anomalies of items in the stores to the Administrative Officer or his/her designate promptly upon discovery;
    Ensures safety and security of stores keys in his/her custody, and hands them over to the Administrative Officer as and when required; and
    Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Administrative Officer, the Project Manager, or his/her designate.

Education, Knowledge & Experience:

    Post A-level Diploma in business studies or stores management is essential.
    Computer literacy and knowledge of stores management software package(s)
    At least two (2) years working in stores or bookkeeping with a reputable firm, public body or NGO.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.

Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013




District Coordinator Job Vacancy at RTI International in Uganda


Job Title: District Coordinator
RTI  International  is  implementing  the  United  States  Agency  for International  Development (USAID)-funded  Uganda Governance , Accountability  Participation  and  Performance(GAPP) Program.
Duties
•    Will serve as the projects  resident representatives in several  assigned  districts .
•     She will be responsible  for supporting the  preparation,  implementation and  follow up of   GAPP activities in assigned  districts ;
•     Helping to foster  intergration  and coordination among  component  activities
•    Coordinating with  partiner  LGs, CSOs  and other  NSAs; and helping to  foster  intergration and coordination among component  activities.

Key Qualifications
•    A master’s degree  in a related field  and a minimum of  three years  of relevant  experience
•    Or  a bachelor’s degree  and six  years  of  experience ;  knowledge of  and  experience  with local governments;
•    CSOs,  and/or   other   NSAs  in Uganda; willingness  and ability to work independently  and as  part of  a team, and strong organization  and oral and written communication skills.


How to apply
For all positions , fluency in English  is required  and knowledge of other  local languages  is preferred. A willingness  and ability  to work in  a fast-paced, team oriented  environment is also essential. Please e-mail  cover letter  and CV to Ugandagovernance@rti.org.  Applicants must include  the position title and preferred location in the subject line of their email.

Deadline: 17th January 2013



Principal Personnel Job Vacancy at Mbarara District Local Government in Uganda


Job Title: Principal  Personnel
Mbarara  District Local Government  is seeking for suitable candidates to fill the following posts.
Qualifications
•    An Honor’s Degree in Human Resource /Personnel Management  or Social Work  and  Social Administration  (SWASA) or Management  Science  or any  social science  (with personnel  Management / Human Resources  as an option) or Arts  (with  Personnel Management /Human Resource  Management  as an option) from a recognized  University /Institutions.
•    Post-graduate  Diploma  in Human  Resource Management  or Public Administration  and Management  from a recognized  University/Institution.

Duties
•    Initiating , developing  and implementing  Human Resource  policies , regulations and  practices in the  Local  Government ;
•    Preparing plans  and budgets  for the Human Resource Sub- sector,
•     Preparing submissions for  the appointment , confirmation, discipline, transfer of staff in the District  Local Government

How to apply
Application forms  are obtainable  from the  Secretaries of  District Service  Commissions  or the Chief  Administrative  Officers offices. Applications  filled  in  triplicate to be  addressed to;
The  Secretary District Service Commission,
P. O. Box 1, Mbarara

Deadline: 4th February, 2013


Customer Service Representative Job Vacancy at Grameen Foundation in Uganda



Job Title: Customer Service Representative

About this job

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

Reports to: Customer Service Representative:

Essential Job Functions

1. Ensure quality content development, dissemination and adoption.

    Develop agricultural databases with actionable content.
    Initiate strategies for the development and dissemination of Indigenous technologies.
    Participates in content quality assurance including data simplification and prototyping of new products.
    Participate in the dissemination of content to ensure high level of adoption and impact.
    Support the ERB in the content quality review processes.
    Increase awareness of new content offerings  all stake holders

2. Ensure smooth running of the Farmer call center

    Provides professional customer service of the highest level
    Responds to inbound queries and assist customers who have specific inquiries
    Follows up and closes open call logs with all related  duties which may includes liaising with internal and external escalation points
    Builds farmers’ interest in the services and products offered by the call center
    Updates the existing databases (CRM) with changes and the status of each customer/prospective customer
    Incorporates new ideas in the CMS depending on FAQ coming in from the farmers
    Reports on key metrics and variables and provide periodic progress reports to the Team Leader.
    Contributes towards achievements of quantitative and qualitative milestones and metrics  of the Call Center

3. Implement with excellence

    Ensures the application of standards and quality service delivery.
    Delivers according to set work plans and targets
    Works with external partners to resolve escalated queries in a timely  and efficient manner

4. Track and report results

    Prepares timely and comprehensive analyses of progress against metrics and milestones
    Prepares summary updates and reports as required by the Team Leader for performance analysis
    documents  key service areas ( i.e. pests and diseases, weather etc)  to ensure  that we  reach the desired population with a quality product at the right price and with the right promotion

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Deep knowledge on agriculture and extension services with ability to deliver concise useful information
    Knowledge and understanding of ICTs for Agriculture and poverty eradication
    Ability to work in a team and with minimal supervision
    Through Knowledge of Swahili both oral and written

Strong business orientation

    Strong, innovative and creative problem solver and strategic thinker
    Good  analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
    High energy and an entrepreneurial spirit, with the ability to think strategically and act tactically
    Comfort with unstructured problems and ability to deliver under pressure
    Ability to promote knowledge transfer through strong mentoring and team building skills
    Deep understanding of and commitment to development in  agriculture and related value chains for the poor
    Enthusiasm for learning from different cultures – eager to build cultural realities into products and project plans
    Belief in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) for the benefit of smallholder farmers – preferably with practical experience
    Passionate about the work of Grameen Foundation and the importance of technology in poverty alleviation

Soft Skills

    Pleasant and friendly
    Good verbal communication skills with ability  to quickly recognize signals of a disgruntled customer and be able to respond calmly
    Ability to comprehend, capture as well as interpret basic customer information
    Ability to treat people with respect under all circumstances, instill trust in others and uphold the values of GF
    Sound judgmental powers; ability to manage difficult customer situations, to respond promptly to the needs of the customer, solicit feedback to improve service, respond to requests for service/assistance
    Ability to work well as part of a team- to exhibit objectivity and be open-minded towards the ideas and views of others, give as well as welcome feedback, contribute to building team spirit, aid others to succeed

Qualifications

    A degree in Agriculture, Agri-Business, Development Studies or Agriculture related disciplines.
    One or two years experience in Agricultural Extension or Rural Development and working with farmers.
    Innovativeness and adaptability to novel approaches to agricultural service delivery
    A good understanding of principles and practice of community based rural development and participatory methods and approaches.
    A strong knowledge of rural development dimensions including rural poverty and gender concerns.
    Basic computer knowledge/technological skills- the person should be adept in using search tools, browsers and also email features; utilizing tracking and management features, including familiarity of CRM solutions
    Experience working in agricultural development  and extension services

Additional Skills

    Understanding of the operations  of a call center and customer care environment – preferably through direct involvement
    Thorough Knowledge of indigenous technologies would be an added advantage.



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: 28th January 2013


Manager Jobs Vacancy at Banking Institution in Uganda


Job Title: Manager-MIS, Compliance and Reporting
About this job

Our client is a Banking Institution in Uganda and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Reports to: Head of Credit

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Principal Accountabilities

a.  MIS: Generate correct figures and ratios of credit provisions, quality and volume

changes, among them;

i.  IFRS Provisions

ii.  Bank of Uganda Provisions

iii.  Company Group Provisions

iv.  Reconciliation between the above figures

v.   NPL and Loan Loss percentages

vi.   Migration from one credit class to another

vii.  Monitor Credit Performance by department, product, officer (RM/MB/Credit

      Analyst in Branch/HO) for better management of staff and Credit Quality.

viii.  Sector analysis

b.  Compliance:

i.   Do an independent call over on the disbursements of the previous day approval

    terms and conditions

ii. Do an independent audit of analysis section verses underwriting standards and

    check-lists

iii.  Do an independent audit of collections and recoveries vs credit policy, the law

     and culture.

iv.  Do an independent audit of securities and documentation against approval conditions

v.   Bank Credit Compliance, e.g Sector limits, Renewal of limits, expiring/expired limits,

      compliance to terms and conditions of approval.

Qualifications:

1.    Reporting: Keep our reports upto date with Bank of Uganda.

i.    From (a), generate the Credit BS100 portion

ii.    Quartely reports specific to products e.g. Agricultural Returns, Agricultural

       Lending, etc.

2.   Span of Control; narrow - no directs reports for now, one or two reports in the

      medium term.

3.   Team work interaction

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 kbankjobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 28th January 2013




Customer Care Officer Job at Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation


Job Title: CUSTOMER CARE OFFICER (1)

UGANDA PRINTING AND PUBLISHING CORPORATION
Job Description

Reports to: Sales and Marketing Manager

Employment contract: (3 years)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Participate in formulating marketing strategies/ plans.
• Identify new business opportunities.
• Effect debt collection under set targets.
• Make periodic reports on sales and debt collection.
• Monitor and evaluate clients for credit management purposes.
• Collect withholding tax certificates and Bid Securities from clients.
• Provide customer care to clients.
• Monitor pre-qualification advertisements and respond to them in a timely manner.
• Assist in the preparation of Bids.
• Prepare and submit to management Bid performance reports.
• Ensure timely delivery of finished jobs.
• Liaise with Finance Department in the preparation and distribution of statements.
• Take up any other assignments from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Degree in marketing/Business related disciplines.
• At least 3 years experience in the field of marketing and debt collection.
• Competent, articulate and self-motivated with good interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
• Computer knowledge – a MUST.

Age Limit: 35 years

Remuneration: Attractive salary package basing on qualification and experience


How to Apply

Apply to:
THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER,
Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation,
P.O. Box 33, Entebbe, Uganda

Deadline: 14th January 2013




Jobs at Uganda Institute of Banking & Financial Services - Information Executive



Job Title: Information and Membership Services Executive
The Ugandan Institute of Banking  and Financial  Services is the body  responsible  for the provision  of  Professional Training  within the  Financial  service sector.
Responsibilities
•    Supervise  the activities  within the Institute  Library
•    Regularly  review library  collection  materials to  maintain  relevance.
•    Implementing /rejuvenate the E-Library

Competencies
•    Proficiency  with the   usage  of ICT.
•    Ability to build strong  networks with the  Institutes  members /stakeholders
•    Knowledge  of KOHA data  management  systems  as well as experience  in events management  shall be added advantage .

How to apply
To be addressed  to the Chief Executive  Officer, the Uganda  Institute  of Banking  &  Financial  Services , Plot  10  Buganda  Road, P. O. Box  4986 Kampala,  including  an application letter , a detailed  CV, naming of 3 referees  with their  email/telephone  contact and copies of academic  testimonials


Deadline: 18th January 2013


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