Jobs at Housing Finance Bank in Uganda - Head Credit Department



Job TITLE: Head of Credit Department

JOB REF: CRD1.0


RANK: General Manager

REPORTS TO: Executive Director, Operations Division




JOB PURPOSE:

To Oversee the Credit department sections which include Credit Evaluation, Credit Operations and Monitoring and Recovery in order for the Bank to book quality loans with minimum defaults in accordance with the Bank’s Credit Policy.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

To provide oversight for the Credit Department as regards set policies, operational and HR matters.

To plan, set goals and budget forecasts for the Credit Department in consultation with the Executive Director, Operations.

To initiate Credit Policy Changes and reviews in conformity with the prevailing market and economic conditions and in line with good banking practices.

To review, appraise and/or approve loan facilities as provided for and in accordance with the Credit Policy as approved by the Board of Directors

To manage the recovery of delinquent credit facilities in liaison with legal Department in the event of foreclosure.

Ensure fees and penalties applied have been effected.

To ensure operational efficiency of Credit Department in order to keep within the Bank’s set policies and guidelines.

Ensure efficient turnaround time for all loan applications according to agreed targets and Service Level Agreements (SLA’s).

To ensure that the Credit function is performed in accordance with the Financial Institution Act 2004 and the Bank’s Credit Policy.

Research, analyze, and propose sector exposures and limits taking account of the prevailing and forecast economic and financial conditions.

Provide accurate reporting to management and the board in order that decisions are taken with account of risks involved.

Ensure the integrity of the credit evaluation process with regard to the approved risk grading model.

Ensure the Bank acts as a responsible corporate institution with regard to the environment and corporate social responsibility standards.

Continually review Sectoral ceilings, discretionary authorities, portfolio measures, including industry limits, tenor limits, risk rating, NPLs, risk acceptance criteria security acceptance and credit risk matrices.

Ensuring that provisioning policies are in line with the Bank’s Credit Policy Document, comply with Banking Act and Prudential Guideline provisions and co-ordinate with Finance Department to ensure appropriate provisions and interest suspensions are effected in the Bank’s accounting systems.

Management of the Credit Appraisal system, ensuring that appropriate reviews of Credit proposals are undertaken on a timely basis.

Ensure continued maintenance of a quality portfolio in line with Bank’s standards as stipulated in policy guidelines.

Implementation of new and effective dimensions on portfolio risk management especially in line with Bank’s growth strategy.

Implementation of automated processes to minimize manual interventions thereby increasing efficiencies in delivery of credit products at both personal and corporate lending levels.

Provide ongoing relevant training to all bank staff involved in lending business to address identified skill gaps by transferring skills through job training, coaching, mentoring and ensure harmony among the team to improve performance.

Identification and management of the sub standard and non performing assets portfolio of the Bank in line with the Credit Policy Document and recommend action to EXCO and the Board, which minimize losses and facilitate full recovery of any exposure taken by the bank.

Initiate review of industry and sector economic analysis and compile statistical information including macro-economic information, indices and provide feedback to the Senior Management Team, EXCO and the Board on the possible impact of identified trends.

Provide technical support to the Executive Committee on the management of the Bank’s credit portfolio and the review and approval process for credit proposals.

Management of the credit administration aspects of the portfolio, including ensuring that all requisite security documentations are in place prior to disbursements.

Organize, manage and motivate the available human capital within Credit Risk Management Department through establishment of suitable organization structure and implementing development programmes to optimize competence and productivity.

To perform any other duties assigned by management to achieve the Bank’s objectives.

Review and maintain business continuity through robust succession plan for the department for smooth flow of business operations and ensure cover in the face of unplanned interruptions, losses or absence of staff.

Monitor the performance of the team through periodic performance reviews and ensure that staff are performing to expectation, according to agreed targets and identity and address areas of improvement.

Evaluation and implement appropriate remedial strategies such as restructuring of loan facility, enhancement in credit limits or reduction in interest rates to help to help improve obligor’s repayment capacity and avoid litigation.



PERSON SPECIFICATIONS



Qualifications

University degree preferably in Accounting, Finance or Management

Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers (or equivalent)




Experience

A minimum of five (5) years experience in Credit Risk Management

A minimum of five (5) years experience in General Management

A minimum of three (3) years Banking experience




Relevant skills

Proficiency in Computer packages (incl. EXCEL and WORD)

Communication skills

Basic Legal knowledge

Financial Risk Analysis skills

Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills

Leadership skills

AGE: Above 33 years, but not exceeding age 45 (both posts).

SALARY AND BENEFITS ARE VERY ATTRACTIVE



How to Apply:

Hand written applications must be accompanied by, a detailed curriculum vitae; copies of academic qualifications and professional training documents/certificates; names and addresses of three (3) referees.

Applications should reach NOT later than Friday, 26th April, 2013 and be addressed to:

Head Human Resource & Administration Department, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo, P. O. Box 1539, KAMPALA.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position in Internal Audit Department:


Deadline: 26/04/2013



Jobs at Housing Finance Bank in Uganda


JOB TITLE : O/c Information Systems and Investigations Section

JOB REF : ITA 2.1


RANK : Principle Banking Officer (Personal to Holder)

REPORTS TO : Head Internal Audit

NUMBER OF POSITIONS : 1




KEY RESULT AREAS:

Conducting performance, financial and compliance audit projects.

Providing input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan.

Providing training, coaching and guidance to Internal Audit staff.

Responsible for Identifying information technology risks, and independently evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of information technology infrastructure and application controls.

Support the assurance services unit by providing input to the information systems development process.

Maintaining all Banking and professional ethical standards.

Guiding the audit staff in conducting interviews, reviewing documents, developing and administering surveys, composing summary memos, and preparing working papers.

 Communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentation to Head of Department.
 Developing and maintaining productive client, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
 Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers.
 Perform related work as assigned by Audit Management.



PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

 A good undergraduate degree in Statistics, Commerce or Business Administration.
 A professional qualification in CISA, ACCA, CPA.
 Certification in CIA will be an added advantage.



 EXPERIENCE:

 Minimum of 4 years experience in a Banking environment.

 Experience in external auditing will be an added advantage.



How to Apply:
Handwritten applications must be accompanied by:

A detailed Curriculum Vitae.

Copies of academic qualifications and professional training documents/certificates.

Applications should reach NOT later than Monday 22nd April, 2013 and be addressed to:

Head, Human Resource & Administration Department,

Housing Finance Bank,

Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo

P. O. Box 1539,

KAMPALA.


Deadline: 22/04/2013





Jobs at Electoral Commission of Uganda - Principal Election Officer Finance



Job Title:  Principal  Election Officer , Finance
The Electoral  Commission  is inviting  qualified  suitable  applicants  who   are competent enough  for the vacant post above.
Key Tasks
•    Deputizing  the  Head  of Department .
•    Overall supervision  of day to day  departmental operations .
•    Coordinating  departmental  functions ; Commitment  Control , Examination , Salaries  , Bookkeeping , Cash office, Accountabilities .
•    Responsible  for Cash  Office
•    Verification of  financial  documents .
Minimum  Qualifications
•    Applications  should be Ugandans   holding an  Honors Bachelors Degree in either  Commerce  of Finance  or Business  Administration  (Accounting option) with full  professional accountancy qualification , e.g.  ACCA or CPA  obtained  from a recognized  institution  and accredited by the  Institute of Certified Public Accountants  of Uganda .
Attributes
•    High Moral  character  and  proven  integrity
•    Self-motivated  and  strategic  thinker
•    Knowledge of Government Policies and Administrative Procedures .
•    Well developed  interpersonal  and communication  skills  and capable  of working  as a  member  of the  organization’s senior management  team.
•    Ability to  lead , cultivate team spirit  and motivate qualified  and  specialized  staff
•    Well developed  analytical and report  writing skills
•    Ability to work  under tight  deadlines  and pressure


How to apply
Applications  with comprehensively typed CVs  showing the applicants  contact address  with daytime  telephone  numbers, addresses and  daytime  telephone numbers of three referees, copies of academic transcripts  and certificates should be  sent to the  Human  Resource Office/Central Registry.
Envelopes should be clearly  marked  at the  top with the words  Application for the  post of …
The Head ,
Human Resource Management  Department ,
Electoral  Commission of Uganda ,
Plot  55, Jinja Road,
P. O.Box 22678,
Kampala


Deadline:  08 /05 /2013

Jobs at Electoral Commission of Uganda - Principal Election Officer



Job Title: Principal  Election  Officer
The Electoral Commission  is inviting  qualified  suitable  applicants  who   are competent enough  for the vacant post above.
Key Tasks
•    Reports  to the Head ,Legal  Department .
•    Assisting  the  Head  , Legal in the  day to day  administration  of the department .
•    Training Election  Officers  on Electoral  Laws and the  electoral process .
•    Assisting the head  Legal  Department , in drafting  contracts  and agreements .
Minimum  qualifications
•    Applicants  should  be  Ugandans  holding  an Honors  Bachelors  Degree in Law plus
•    A Post  Graduate Diploma  in  Legal Practice from a  recognized  institution
Skills
•    High moral  character  and proven  integrity 
•    Self-motivated  and a  strategic thinker
•    Knowledge of  Government  Policies and Administrative Procedures
•    Well  developed  interpersonal and communication skills  and capable  of working  as a  member of the  organization’s senior management  team
•    Ability to lead , cultivate  team spirit  and motivate qualified and specialized staff


How to apply
Applications  with comprehensively typed CVs  showing the applicants  contact address  with daytime  telephone  numbers, addresses and  daytime  telephone numbers of three referees, copies of academic transcripts  and certificates should be  sent to the  Human  Resource Office/Central Registry.
Envelopes should be clearly  marked  at the  top with the words  Application for the  post of …
The Head ,
Human Resource Management  Department ,
Electoral  Commission of Uganda ,
Plot  55, Jinja Road,
P. O.Box 22678,
Kampala

Deadline:  08 /05 /2013




Accountant Jobs at Motorcare Uganda Limited



Job Title: Accountant
Motorcare  Uganda  Limited  is a  subsidiary  of  Kjaer Group  and is the  official distributor  of  Nissan  and  BMW Vehicles in Uganda .
Roles 
•    Responsible for timely  production  of monthly and  annual financial reports
•    Ensure  timely submission  of all  tax duties  to the  different  tax authorities
•    Filling  timely submitting  monthly  VAT  returns  to the  Finance  Manager  for  approval and eventually to URA
•    Preparation of  financial  statements and files for the  external audit exercise.
•    Responsible for  provision of information to external auditors during statutory audits .
Education
•    Must  possess  an  accounting  degree from  a recognized  Institution , a professional qualification in Accounting  is a  MUST  and must  have experience of reporting  of at least  three years  in a profit  making organization
•    Must possess  Financial  reporting skills .
•    Must be computer literate.
•    Excellent  communication and interpersonal skills  , attention to detail and time  management  to beat deadlines


How to apply
Suitable  candidates  should send  their  CVs  and Academic documents to:
The Human  Resource Manager ,
Motorcare  Uganda ,
P. O. Box  12704,
Kampala

Deadline: 22/04 /2013



Jobs at Rural Electrification Agency in Uganda - Project Engineer



Job Title:  Senior  Project  Engineer
The  Rural  Electrification Agency  is  continuing to implement  large scale  Rural  Electrification Program  intended to cover  all  the regions of Uganda .
Responsibilities
•    Represent  the Agency in  the management  of rural electrification  construction  works .
•    Monitor progress and quality  of  construction works .
•    Attend  site  meetings
•    Liaise  with local authorities  to ensure smooth  implementation  of  construction  works .
•    Monitor all  environmental  issues during  construction  and ensure compliance  with safeguard  requirements .
Specifications
•    A Bachelor’s  Degree in  Electrical  Engineering  from a recognized  University  with a bias in  heavy  current .
•    Post graduate  training  in a  related  field  would  be an added advantage .
•    Demonstrate experience  in construction works preferably in electricity distribution.
•    Have extensive  knowledge  of  management  of construction works.
•    Experience with  donor funded  projects  will be an added  advantage .

How to apply
Interested  Ugandans who meet the above requirements , should  submit applications  which  should be  received by  the deadline.
Address   Below;
The  Executive  Director ,
Rural  Electrification Agency 
Plot  10  Windsor Loop , Kololo
2nd  Floor  , House of Hope
P. O. Box 7317,
Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:  26/ 04/ 2013


Jobs at DHL International (u) Ltd in Uganda



Job Title:  Field  Sales  Executive
DHL,  the  largest  international Courier company in the  Express courier sector wishes to recruit qualified  competent  candidates  for the vacant post above .
Responsibilities
•    Manage  a  portfolio  of  customers  and  potential customers  via personal sales  visits , using face-to –face contact to provide a personal service .
•    Develop an  Annual  customer  call cycle . Conversion of qualified leads  into  customers (First Time Buyers ) and develop  and  penetrate  existing  accounts (Retention and  Development ).
•    Act  as  the  customers’ main  point of  contact.
•    May provide  general  guidance /direction to  or train  junior  level personnel in Associate roles.
Skills
•    Bachelor  Degree /Tertiary Education  or related work  experience  in related  discipline  and  0-2  years  of experience  in related field .
•    Entry level  professional contributor .
•    Understands fundamental concepts  and theories 
•    Limited knowledge  of industry practices.


How to apply
Application  Format : CV  and  motivation letter
Address to send the applications ;
HR  Generalist
DHL  International (u) Ltd.
18 Clement  Hill  Road
P. O. Box  1623,
Kampala , Uganda

Deadline: 22/ 04 /2013




Office Attendant Job Vacancy at Medical Council in Uganda


Job Title: Office  Attendant
 The Medical Council  is seeking to recruit qualified  suitable applicants  to fill the vacant post  mentioned above .
Schedule  of Duties
•    Manage the  Daily  running  and operation of the  Film  Secretariat
•    Receive  and send  out official  correspondence
•    Custodian of all  office  property
•    Arrange for meetings
•    Secretarial duties , including  filling of documents
•    Procure  office  consumables  and sundries
•    Ensure that the  office  is clean and neat
•    Receive  phone-calls  and  communicate  feedback to clients
•    Manage and  Account  for Office  imprest
•    Any other duties  that she /he will be  assigned from time to time .

Qualifications
•    An  Advanced-level   certificate with  relevant experience  of at least  two  years .
•    Two  Recommendation  Letters  from  a person in position of responsibility  e.g  an  LC 1 chairperson or  a senior public official.


How to apply
Application  letters for  the above  posts  accompanied  with curriculum vitas , including a phone contact  should  be submitted  to; The Secretary , Media Council, P. O. Box  23780,  6th floor  Postel Building , Kampala.

Deadline: 26/ 04 /2013



Jobs at Medical Council in Uganda - Film Classification Supervisor



Job Title:  Film Classification  Supervisor
The Medical Council  is seeking to recruit qualified  suitable applicants  to fill the vacant post  mentioned above .
Job Description
•    Ensure  timely  Preview  of productions  for  purposes  of  censoring  and classifying .
•    Viewing  productions  to evaluate  their  suitability  for   public   viewing and if  necessary , identify scenes  to be  re-short  or  removed
•    Generate  data  on each production  title  previewed   and document  in the  official log
•    Reviewing  productions  to ensure conformity  with guidelines  and legal  framework


Qualifications
•    A good University  degree in any of the  humanities .
•    Good cognitive  skills in media  literacy  issues  and familiarity with laws  and regulations  relating  to media  content .
•    Strong  communication skills  in spoken  and written  English  as well as knowledge  of  at least two local languages
•    Assertive , proactive  and  diligent  with high standards  of integrity
•    Should not be  currently  a member of any  production unit.


How to apply
Application  letters for  the above  posts  accompanied  with curriculum vitas , including a phone contact  should  be submitted  to; The Secretary , Media Council, P. O. Box  23780,  6th floor  Postel Building , Kampala.


Deadline: 26/ 04 /2013




Jobs at Medical Council in Uganda - Film Classification Officers



Job Title: Film Classification Officers
The Medical Council  is seeking to recruit qualified  suitable applicants  to fill the vacant post  mentioned above .

Job Description
•    Preview  films  videos, and plays for  purposes  of  censoring  and classifying .
•     View  and classify  films , videos /DVD  movies , plays to determine  an  age rating  based on  official guidelines
•    Generate data  on each  production title previewed in the  official  log.
•    Must be  familiar  with the  legislation  governing  film  classification  and must  be able  to explain  both  the  legislative  framework  and the film classification  process to clients  and the general public .


Qualifications
•    A  good  University  degree in any of the  humanities .
•    Good  cognitive skills in  media  literacy  issues  and familiarity  with laws  and regulations  relating  to media content .
•    Strong  communication  skills  in spoken  and written  English as well as  knowledge  of at least  two  local languages
•    Should not be  currently a member  of any  production  unit.
•    Relevant  experience  will  be an  added  advantage


How to apply
Application  letters for  the above  posts  accompanied  with curriculum vitas , including a phone contact  should  be submitted  to; The Secretary , Media Council, P. O. Box  23780,  6th floor  Postel Building , Kampala.

Deadline: 26/ 04 /2013



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