Jobs at FIDA Uganda - Chief Executive Officer


Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

 FIDA-Uganda, Uganda
Our client, FIDA-Uganda is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive Officer with a passion for social transformation for women’s rights, legal excellence, along with strategic vision, drive and excellent people skills.

FIDA has undergone significant restructuring in recent years, based on a carefully focused strategic planning process. With specialist staff teams in each area of work, the incoming CEO will bring a proven record of achievement and fresh insights to lead the diverse FIDA team towards the challenges of democratic governance and development in Africa.

The preferred candidate will have a record of active commitment to women’s rights and democracy in Uganda, through:

    Building partnerships & coalitions
    Energy & self-motivation, with flexibility & tenacity in achieving results
    Leading and motivating cost-efficient change programmes
    Effective management skills, underpinned by strong social commitment.

The key responsibility for the CEO shall include:

    Implementation of FIDA-Uganda’s Strategic plan; including articulation of the ‘FIDA- Uganda’s Brand and ensuring an effective system of strategic measurement and governance.
    Ensuring that the organisation is structured, organized, managed and controlled in such a way as to maximize achievement of that vision and delivery of the FIDA-Uganda’s Brand.
    Overseeing all aspects of FIDA-Uganda’s operational management, ensuring that standards of excellence are set and maintained in every sphere of activity.
    Leading and developing the highly motivated team of staff.
    Promoting FIDA-Uganda nationally regionally and internationally.
    Developing partner and donor relationships and vii) Overseeing organizational resources.

Requirement:

    Bachelor's degree in Law
    Master in law, social sciences or humanities
    A Diploma in legal practice is an added advantage
    At least 10 years' experience in the field of development or human rights
    Extensive experience in managing teams and a proven track record as a facilitative, inspirational leader
    Aptitude for or experience in financial management; experience in fundraising and donor relations is preferred
    Evidence of effective resource management, including a good track record of financial accountability and fundraising
    A proven track record as a visionary and strategic leader, demonstrating passion and vision, along with drive for accomplishment
    Genuine concern and care for others, excellent communication skills;

Experience: 10


How to apply:

If you meet the above criteria, apply in confidence with your CV indicating names and contact details of two referees, your own contact details, copies of academic certificates and a covering letter explaining how you can contribute to FIDA- Uganda’s continuing success to:

The Practice Leader / Human Capital Services

Osillo & Company Advisory Limited 13 Kimathi Avenue

4th Floor Impala House

P.O. Box 36164 Kampala, Uganda

OR

By email to: hr@osillocpa.com


Deadline: 22/03/2013





Manager Jobs Vacancies at Stanbic Bank Uganda


Job Title: Manager, Operations Service Management
Stanbic Bank Uganda, Uganda

Stanbic Bank Uganda is looking to attract inspired individuals with the skills to offer world class business solutions to our customers in the following position.

Manager, Operations Service Management: SBG12 (1) Position

This position reports to the Head of Operations. The incumbent acts as an interface for stakeholders into Operations. The Manager defines analyses and communicates all business requirements, contributes to SLAs negotiations and daily management of all agreed SLAs.

Key responsibilities:

    Identifies, collates and analyses data pertaining to metric supporting SLA’s and service agreements
    Reports and manages daily service levels Investigates any service level deviations by applying root cause analysis, develops and implements plans to manage devotions Initiates service improvement initiatives across operations with relevant operations and business stakeholders Acts as liaison (communication and escalation) between branches, support units and IPC SA
    Owns and manages all service related incidents till final resolutions
    Ensures that all new products are fully supported by the operation teams and are incorporated into service agreements
    Liaises with business stakeholders in ensuring that regulatory, group policy standards and minimum operating procedures are observed to minimise the Bank’s exposure to risk.

Requirement:

    Advance qualification in Business Management, Commercial degree or relevant operational experience.
    At least 3 years experience in a service role at top management level.
    Understanding of corporate banking and retail bank network and interface between frontline service, responsive sales and support functions
    Extensive understanding of banking transaction processes relevant to products and services offered to stakeholders.
    Practical knowledge of how to in-put, access and utilise information to analyse forecast trends.
    Practical process / project management experience.
    Well developed people management skills.
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (across the business)
    Well developed negotiating skills Creative, analytical with good problem solving skills.
    Self driven, values based, innovative, independent adaptive and results orientated person.

Experience: 3



How to apply:

To apply, please send your application to: Sbicugrecruitment@stanbic.comor Head of Human Resources, Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited, 6th Floor, Short Tower, Crested Towers. P.O. Box 7131, Kampala.


    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
    Attached files should not exceed 1 MB
    Applicants not contacted within two weeks from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.



Deadline: 15/03/2013



Jobs at Stanbic Bank in Uganda - Production Manager


Job Title: Manager, Production

Stanbic Bank Uganda, Uganda
Stanbic Bank Uganda is looking to attract inspired individuals with the skills to offer world class business solutions to our customers in the following position.

Manager, Production: SBG13 (1) Position

This position reports to the Head of Operations and its main purpose is to lead the production area in ensuring customer focused, high quality fulfilment of operational services to all stakeholders (business partners and customers across all products and delivery channels).

Key responsibilities:

    Drives strategic deliverables across CIB & PBB production
    Aligns the Production area to Group operations and business strategies within country Partners with the Service Manager to identify customer service expectations, agree SLAs and align to the customer value proposition
    Develops and implements tactical initiatives to reduce cost and ensures that budgets for the Production area are met
    Ensures that throughput is maximised throughout the Production area by implementing principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma
    Ensures effective, efficient and optimal utilisation of all resources (human and capital)
    Identifies and defines tactical operational performance metrics geared towards meeting payments objectives Collaborates with other areas through continuous interactions to ensure that best practices are implemented and a standard approach is followed.
    Provides accurate and MIS as per the matrix Identifies, assesses and mitigates the risks facing both systems and business processes in production
    Liaises with business stakeholders to ensure regulatory, group policy standards and minimum operating procedures are observed to minimise the Bank’s exposure to risk.
    Drives a strong culture of performance management and career development.

Requirement:

    Qualification in Business Management, Commercial or Engineering degree
    Certification in Six Sigma or lean manufacturing would be an added advantage
    At least 5 years’ experience in a related role at managerial level
    Understands corporate and retail banking client needs, distribution channels and interface between frontline service, responsive sales and support functions
    Comprehensive understanding of banking transaction processes relevant to products and services offered to customers
    Knowledge of cost management principles and practices
    Knowledge of security management principles and practices.
    Extensive experience in management of complex operations, ideally within the financial service sector. Practical process / project management experience Well developed people management.
    skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (across the business)
    Strong customer focus and service orientation Creative, analytical with good problem solving skills Conflict management skills and ability to manage ambiguity
    Self driven, values based, innovative, independent adaptive and results orientated person.
    High emotional intelligence Strong business acumen and ability to translate strategy into business plans.

Experience: 5


How to apply:
To apply, please send your application to: Sbicugrecruitment@stanbic.comor Head of Human Resources, Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited, 6th Floor, Short Tower, Crested Towers. P.O. Box 7131, Kampala.


    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
    Attached files should not exceed 1 MB
    Applicants not contacted within two weeks from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.


Deadline: 22/03/2013



Finance Director Job at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda



Job Title: DIRECTOR FINANCE
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda, Uganda

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda is seeking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following vacancies

POSITION: DIRECTOR FINANCE Reports to: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.

Purpose of the job:

    To oversee all financial aspects of IRA’s strategy and responsible for the flow of financial information to the Chief Executive Officer and other stakeholders.

Key areas of responsibility

Establish an annual budget cycle and coordinate the budgeting process ensuring that budget estimates match the annual operational plans and ensure such budgets are submitted to the Board for approval.

    Monitor and control budgetary expenditures and advise the Chief Executive Officer and the departmental heads when there are major budget variances,
    Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual management financial reports and submits them to management for discussion and appropriate decision-making.
    Liaise with the Auditors to ensure that periodic Audits are carried out as required.
    To spearhead the Risk Management Committee.
    In liaison with Assistant Director Market Research and Development, make effort to raise funds and prepare funding proposals.
    Ensures that an effective accounting system is in place and operational.
    Monitor and supervises the timely handling of all expenditures and revenues of the Authority.
    Implement the Authority’s policies that are pertinent to finance.
    Ensure the integrity of the general ledger.
    Carry our any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirement:

    A relevant degree from a recognized University and an Accounting Professional Qualification such as ACCA or CPA, CIMA, or its equivalent.
    Working experience of at least 10 years in a similar job, 5 years of which must be at a senior level, in reputable organisations.
    Knowledge of PPDA procedures is an added advantage Good communication skills Strong interpersonal skills Results oriented.
    Analytical skills Strong computer skills.

Experience: 10


How to apply:

    Period of Contract: 5 years renewable.
    Remuneration: Attractive

    Hand-written applications clearly marked “Job Application” with current Curriculum Vitae together with:
    copies of academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials;
    three referees who can testify to the applicant’s abilities, working experience and integrity; and
    a daytime telephone contact,

should be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer at the above address. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 22/03/2013




Internal Auditor Job at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda


Job Title: INTERNAL AUDITOR

 Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda, Uganda
   

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda is seeking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following vacancies

POSITION: INTERNAL AUDITOR Reports to: Board Audit Committee

Purpose of the job:

To oversee the audit function by ensuring that internal controls are adhered to and audit activities are directed proportionately toward areas of exposure to risk, and toward increasing efficiency, economy and effectiveness of operations by following a systematic methodology to monitor and analyze the institutional performance,

Specific Tasks:

    Provide strategic direction, audit planning, manage and execute the Internal Audit Activity, coordinate specific processes to support the implementation and execution of the Audit Plan.
    Carry out risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan
    Monitor compliance with statutory requirements, laws and regulations which could have a significant impact on operations of the IRA.
    Review compliance with guidelines for ethical business conduct.
    Monitor compliance with IRA’s internal controls, accounting policies and procedures and operating systems;
    Review the reliability and integrity of financial information and the means used to identify, measure, present, disclose, classify and report such information.
    Review operations and programs to ascertain whether reported results are consistent with established objectives, goals and targets; and whether the operations or programs are being carried out as planned.
    Monitor corrective action on results of audit examinations, audit opinions formed, and the recommendations made; evaluate any plans or actions taken to correct reported conditions for satisfactory disposition of audit findings.
    Communicate results of internal audit to stakeholders; reporting whether appropriate action has been taken on significant audit findings.
    Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirement:

    A relevant degree from a recognised University and an Accounting Professional Qualification such as: ACCA or CPA, CIMA, or its equivalent.
    Not less than 5 years in a similar job in a reputable organisation

Personal attributes and competences

    Good communication skills
    Strong interpersonal skills

Experience: 5
How to apply:

    Period of Contract: 5 years renewable.
    Remuneration: Attractive

    Hand-written applications clearly marked “Job Application” with current Curriculum Vitae together with:
    copies of academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials;
    three referees who can testify to the applicant’s abilities, working experience and integrity; and
    a daytime telephone contact,

should be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer at the above address . Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 22/03/2013





Legal Officer Job at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda


Job Title: LEGAL OFFICER

( Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda, Uganda )

   

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda is seeking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following vacancies

POSITION: LEGAL OFFICER Reports to: Manager Legal

Purpose of the job:

    To assist in the provision of legal services and in the compliance with the provisions of the Insurance and other pertinent laws.

Specific Tasks

    Assess legal implications in the Authority’s dealings with the insurance companies, other operators who carry on other business which falls within the purview of the Insurance Act, 2000 and other pertinent laws and regulations
    Interpret the Insurance Act, 2000 and other pertinent laws and regulations, to assist in the enforcement together with its related regulations as need may arise.
    Manage the Complaints Bureau as provided for in the Insurance Act, 2000.
    Monitor enactments of laws and regulations and assess their impact on the operations of the Authority.
    Provide legal advice to the Authority.
    Review insurance proposals and policy forms.
    Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirement:

    At least an LLB Degree with a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal practice.
    Knowledge of insurance law will be an added advantage
    At least three (3) years experience in legal practice in a reputable organisation.

Personal attributes and competences

    Good communication skills
    Strong interpersonal skills
    Ability to work with minimum supervision.
    Ability to work amidst tight deadlines
    Strong computer skills

Experience: 3





How to apply:

    Period of Contract: 5 years renewable.
    Remuneration: Attractive

    Hand-written applications clearly marked “Job Application” with current Curriculum Vitae together with:
    copies of academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials;
    three referees who can testify to the applicant’s abilities, working experience and integrity; and
    a daytime telephone contact,

should be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer at the above address. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 22/03/2013



Jobs at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda - Inspection Officer



Job Title: Inspection Officer Financial Analysis

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda is seeking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following vacancies

POSITION: INSPECTION OFFICER FINANCIAL ANALYSIS Reports to: Manager Financial Analysis

Purpose of the Job:

    To assist in the implementation of IRA’s mandate so that the insurance industry players comply with the provisions of the Insurance Act, 2000 and other pertinent laws and regulations

Specific Tasks:

    Carry out off-site and on-site inspection of insurance players.
    Assist in establishing and maintaining standards, principles and practices of sound and professional conduct of insurance business with particular emphasis on the provisions related to players’ finances.
    Review licence applications for insurance players.
    Respond to and follows-up on issues raised in inspection of and other correspondence with insurance players.
    Monitor the implementation of the provisions of the Insurance Act 2000, and other pertinent laws and regulations and advise on the adequacy of the law and regulations.
    Review proposals, policy forms, reinsurance arrangements and premium rates and any other contracts for insurance companies.
    Review, analyse and compile reports emanating from insurance players’ accounts and financial statements and advise management accordingly.
    Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Requirement:

    A relevant degree from a recognized University with Part 2 of CPA or level 2 of ACCA or its equivalent and at least 3 years’ experience in a reputable organization.
    At least 3 years experience in accounting.

Personal attributes and competences

    Good communication skills
    Strong interpersonal skills
    Ability to work with minimum supervision.
    Ability to work amidst tight deadlines
    Strong computer skills

Experience: 3



How to apply:

    Period of Contract: 5 years renewable.
    Remuneration: Attractive

    Hand-written applications clearly marked “Job Application” with current Curriculum Vitae together with:
    copies of academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials;
    three referees who can testify to the applicant’s abilities, working experience and integrity; and
    a daytime telephone contact,

should be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer at the above address. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 22/03/2013



Operating Officer Job at FINCA International in Uganda


Job Title: Deputy Chief Operating Officer - Uganda
Opportunity Type: Job
FINCA International
Uganda

About the Organization:
FINCA International, one of the world's leading microfinance institutions, provides financial services to more than 950,000 clients through 21 wholly-owned and operated subsidiaries in Africa, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Greater Middle East.

About the Job:
FINCA International is looking for Deputy Chief Operating Officer (COO) for FINCA Uganda, to be based in Kampala. S/he will oversee all aspects of the business in the assigned region.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

    Developing and formulating a business growth plan;
    Analyzing and understanding competition and market dynamics;
    Recognizing opportunities for more operational efficiencies;
    Ensuring policy compliance;
    Developing human resources needed to achieve targeted outreach plans and critically building an operational management bench that can be deployed internally in the subsidiary and across the Africa region;
    Ensure that outreach is market led, client focused, and mission driven.

Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration required, Master’s degree desirable or equivalent work experience;
    Minimum 4 years of experience minimum in banking or microfinance with strong credit, controls and management background;
    Experience in developing and implementing strategic/operational plans for financial institutions;
    Excellent organizational, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills;
    High level of customer service and strong willingness to work in the field;
    Strong business management and negotiation skills;
    Experience managing and motivating a large staff;
    Excellent interpersonal, communication and training skills;
    Excellent technical report writing skills and computer literacy;
    Fluency in English required;
    Availability to travel domestically.



How to Apply:
http://www.microfinancegateway.org/p/site/m/template.rc/1.11.189333/

Deadline: 31/03/2013




Jobs at FINCA International in Uganda - Program Manager


Job Title: Energy Program Manager (Long-term Consultant Position)
Opportunity Type: Job
FINCA International
Uganda

About the Organization:
FINCA International, one of the world's leading microfinance institutions, provides financial services to more than 950,000 clients through 21 wholly-owned and operated subsidiaries in Africa, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Greater Middle East.

About the Job:
FINCA International is seeking an Energy Program Manager to launch and manage a large-scale micro-energy business (FINCA Energy) in Uganda and eventually surrounding countries. S/he will be based in Uganda and will report to the senior manager, research and new business initiatives, at FINCA International in Washington, DC.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

    Launch the FINCA Energy program and manage daily operations:
        Recruit and manage logistics, marketing, sales, and finance staff;
        Develop policies and procedures covering all aspects of operations: transport and storage of inventory, employee compensation, customer servicing logistics, etc.;
        Implement an inventory management MIS and oversee all logistical activities;
        Negotiate supplier agreements;
        Develop and implement a cohesive merchandising strategy that includes marketing activities, sales messaging, advertising, signage, product display;
        Develop and deliver sales and technical training to staff and to retailers;
        Determine criteria for recruiting retailers; provide ongoing training and support to retailers;
        Implement reporting system to track the performance of the business and report progress to FINCA management;
        Determine compensation and incentives for staff and retailers.
    Develop strategy for expansion into new geographic areas;
    Develop good working relationship with FINCA subsidiaries for purposes of coordinating on financing and sales activities. Develop service level agreements (SLAs) and internal MOUs as necessary;
    Manage supplier partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders in the market: government agencies, testing facilities, World Bank/ UN Foundation initiatives, donor agencies etc.;
    Initially manage 2- 3 sales staff. Manage an organization of approximately 20 managers and field agents within three years as program scales.

Qualifications:

    Advanced Degree in relevant field (Banking, Business, Finance);
    At least 7 years of relevant work experience;
    Experience launching, staffing, and managing new ventures to offer products and services targeted at the bottom of the pyramid;
    Experience in supply chain management. Ideally, candidate has successfully set up sales, distribution, and customer servicing networks, particularly in rural areas in East Africa;
    Familiarity with microfinance (preferred, not required);
    Familiarity with sales and distribution of solar products (preferred, not required);
    Process mapping skills (preferred, not required);
    Fluency in English required.


How to Apply:
http://www.microfinancegateway.org/p/site/m/template.rc/1.11.189379/

Deadline: 31/03/2013



Jobs at War Child Holland in Uganda - Operation Support Manager



Job Title: Operation Support Manager, Kampala


'An experienced finance manager with knowledge of and experience in HR management and administration, logistic management and IT'

Organization: War Child Holland Job Location: Kampala, Uganda Starting date: as soon as possible Duration assignment: Initially for 1 year

Kampala, Uganda is an accompanied post

War Child program in Uganda Since 2004 War Child Holland is working in Northern Uganda in Acholi, Lango and Karamoja (Abim) with a country office in Kampala. The programme aims at improving psycho-social well being of children and youth in former war and/or conflict zones, through education, child protection and psychosocial support intervention, to this end War Child seeks to empower children and youth and promote a supportive and protective environment.

The job The Operations Support Manager (OSM) ensures that the Operation is running effectively and efficiently to enable programme staff and other stakeholders to carry out the War Child Programme. The OSM sees to transparent and reliable processes and generates management information for the stakeholders.

The OSM translates War Child vision and policy into policies for the supporting functions and processes and follows guidelines, manuals and instructions of relevant departments at Head Quarters (HQ). (S)he manages finance, logistics, information and communication technology (ICT), office management and administration staff at the country office and provides technical/functional supervision to support staff in the different field locations.

The Operations Support Manager is a member of the Management Team and reports to the Country Director (CD).

Responsibilities

    Financial Management & Administration Advises and supports the CD in maintaining efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payment, etc), accountability standards, procedures and records; Prepares financial management information; Enhances the planning & control cycle within the operation in line with head offices guidelines; Plays a crucial role in Risk management; Ensures accurate, timely and correct bookkeeping;
    Logistics (delegating some tasks to the logistics officers) Enhances systems and guidelines for the logistics department on procurement procedures, store control; equipment, radio & vehicle use and maintenance, fuel tracking, etc; Directly responsible for procurement and management of supplies, vehicles, assets, stock, PC's, server and communication; Ensure logistical aspects of security management; Manages NGO registration, tax and insurance issues;
    Information & Communication Technology Responsible for management and maintenance of IT and communications (laptops, printers, telephone and other means related to Information and Communication Technology) and advises the MT on this issue;
    Human Resource Administration Advises the CD and HR Coordinator on HR (financial) administration, (financial) policies and on relevant developments; Manages the payroll (delegated task to the Accountant).
    Capacity building staff & local partners Build capacity of the support staff in the country office through on-the-job training as well as trainings and workshops; Indicates training needs and advices managers on possible trainings for the support staff at the field locations;
    Management of staff Manages the finance, logistics (including ICT) and support staff at the country office and provides technical supervision to support staff in the different field locations. Manages his/her staff by guiding, coaching, instructing and motivating;

Profile

Thorough knowledge of financial administration, logistic management and procedures (including maintenance), ICT management (not necessarily technical skills), office management and (HR) administration; Proven experience in a similar position especially managing logistics and financial administration A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a management position within an international environment, preferably within a NGO; Strong social and communicative skills for coaching and leadership; Fluent in English; Planning and organizational capabilities; Proactive searching for signals and indicators of actual and expected (market); Capability to decide in tactical and operational issues; Able to organize means and staff to reach goals (hands-on mentality); Result focused and cost-conscious.

Ward Child offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands. War Child offers good remuneration and excellent benefits.


How to apply:
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a CV and a letter of motivation  (please mention OSM Uganda in the subject line) to jobs@warchild.nl (your letter and CV should not exceed 5 pages).

The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.


Deadline:27/03/2013






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