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645 Fresher Direct Sales Officer Jobs - SolarNow

Job Title:         Direct Sales Officers (645 Fresher Jobs – 15 For Each Duty Station)    Organisation:  SolarNow Duty Station:  Arua, ...

29 September 2016

2 No Experience Documentation Intern Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Kampala and Yumbe, Uganda
Reports to: HR/Admin Coordinator

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary: The Documentation Intern will mainly support the HR and Procurement departments with routine documentation and paperwork.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Enter Suppliers’ details in to Supplier data Base
  • The incumbent will be filling and archiving the Procurement and Logistics documents one copy to Logistics file and original to Finance
  • Offer support in stock taking and store arrangement
  • Weekly update of procurement tracker and Payment tracker
  • The intern will support with goods reception by verifying goods delivered by the suppliers and issue goods received notes and update stock cards
  • Work in close liaison with the finance department, the intern will follow up on contracts files as needs arise
  • Offer support in preparing delivery notes and will take part in preparation of cargo to be dispatched to the field locations
  • Participate in the tender processes and identification of per-qualified suppliers.
Human Resources:
  • The intern will be responsible for recruitments tracking. This will also include obtaining signatures on the recruitment instruction forms, recording positions into the tracker and file management for all the recruitment documentation.
  • Participate in organising for interviews. This will include administering written tests and also ensuring that the interview venues are well set, avail computers if required among others.
  • The intern will work with the HR officer to update the personnel files.
  • The intern will be the time sheets responsible. He /She will track time sheets received from the field and will be responsible for filing them and providing an update to the HR officer.
  • Responsible for preparing parcels with staff items to be dispatched to the field. This could be identity cards, Medical insurance cards, uniforms among others.
  • In the absence of the HR officer, the Intern will be back up.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Documentation Intern job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Business Administration or related field.
  • No experience is required
  • Excellent communication in English both written and oral.
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in MS office applications
  • Proactive, stable and robust character and a good team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

NB: We offer no salary for this position but an exgratia allowance of 300,000 UGX

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;
·         A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
·         Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

All applications should be addressed to the Country HR/Admin coordinator and should be emailed to Please include the position title in the subject line and clearly mark Kampala or Yumbe.

Deadline: 10th October 2016

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5 Fresher Agents / Risk Advisors - UAP Holdings Limited – Old Mutual Group

Organisation:  UAP Holdings Limited – Old Mutual Group
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Unit Manager

About US:
UAP Holdings Limited is the pan-African Financial Services Company with a primary purpose of acting as a holding company for the various UAP businesses.​The Group’s origins in Kenya date back to the 1920's when Provincial Insurance Company of East Africa was incorporated. UAP Group embarked on a multi-phased restructuring plan in 2006 to shift from a traditional non-life insurance business to a broad-based Insurance and Financial Services Group. UAP Group has grown into a Pan-African Financial Services Group with a geographical footprint in six (6) countries namely Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The range of services and products have grown beyond General Insurance to include Life Assurance, Property Investments, and Fund Management and related Financial Services such as insurance premium financing, financial advisory and securities brokerage. 

Job Summary:  The Agents / Risk Advisors will support UAP Insurance and serve as independent contractors and shall be remunerated by way of commission. The rate of Commission shall be as determined and regulated by the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA). Commission will be paid monthly on all the business closed in that month and is fully paid up. The Agents will mainly be responsible  for various types of General Insurance products  to  Businesses  and  Individuals  on  behalf  of UAP Insurance  Uganda  Limited, including Motor, Fire, Property, Personal Accident, Property, Home, Medical, Travel insurances, specialized  insurance  such  as  Marine,  Agriculture, Professional  Indemnity, Medical Malpractice.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sell  and  promote  the  Company’s  General  Insurance  products  to  potential  and existing clients.
  • Seek leads and develop clientele through networking so as to find new and potential customers.
  • Contact potential clients and making presentations to prospective clients.
  • Present  proposals  and  requests  for  insurance  to  the  Company’s  underwriters  for quotations and promptly communicate the terms to the clients.
  • Follow up on quotations to close business and obtain feedback from clients.
  • Ensure that policy requirements are  fulfilled  such   as  medical Examinations, completion of appropriate forms.
  • The incumbent submit  duly  completed  proposal  forms  to  the  Company  and  obtain  confirmation binding cover.
  • Deliver  insurance  documents  to  the  client  and  explain  the  policy  terms  and conditions. 
  • Maintain  regular  contact  with  the  clients  to  nurture  the  relationship  between the Company and customers.
  • Follow up policy renewals to retain the business.
  • Report clients’ claims to the Company and follow up claims documentation from the
  • Follow up the claim with the Company on behalf of the client and provide information on the claim status to ensure prompt settlement of claim;
  • Forward customer queries and complaints to the Company and ensure the same are addressed;
  • Identify customer needs and present them to the Company;
  • Obtain information on activities in the market and advise the Company on business opportunities and threats;
  • Maintain a record of all business acquired and prospective clients.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the UAP Insurance Agents / Risk Advisors should hold relevant Diplomas/Degrees
  • Prior experience in sales and marketing will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of and Qualifications in Insurance will be an added advantage
  • Good prospecting skills;
  • Organized, aggressive and self-driven;
  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to meet set goals and targets;
  • Honesty, reliability and dependability;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Ability to network and build relationships;
  • Age:  Above 27 years

NB: Payments are Strictly Commission-Based.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, phone contacts of two professional referees to

Deadline: 30th November 2016

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Administrator Job Careers - Zoe Recruitment

Job Title:           Administrator
Organisation: Zoe Recruitment
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Zoe Recruitment is an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute to the transformation of productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to business/organizations, and placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then forms the foundation for sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic growth. Zoe would like to recruit for a valuable client in the architectural industry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • General office organisation and cleanliness
  • In charge of preparing and maintaining basic books of accounts and payroll
  • Assist in preparing and monitoring of the annual budget of the business;
  • Ensure that clients are billed on time and ensure timely follow up collecting on invoices sent to clients;
  • Ensure compliance with all tax filing deadlines and submissions;
  • In charge of the maintenance of registration files of the firm and ensuring that all annual registration requirements required of the Directors and firm are complied with in good time e.g. with KCCA, URA, etc.
  • Prepare expense reports - e.g. telephone reports, claims summaries, advance claims prior to payroll date of 25th of each month. Stationery reports, etc by billing date of 1st of every month;
  • Keenly review and process advance and claim forms timely. Ensure that out of pocket policy is complied with by staff;
  • Prepare IT reports usage. Provide a monthly report on IT matters and ensure staff IT problems are resolved quickly;
  • Manage all petty cash matters;
  • Track all WHT tax deductions suffered by the firm and maintain an accurate record for these for inclusion and posting in the financial records of the company;
  • Handle all procurement of the business.
  • Admin checklist compliance. Report to be given to Director on a monthly basis;
  • Maintenance of staff annual leave management worksheet;
  • In charge of the maintenance of property and equipment register which is submitted to director on a quarterly basis for review;
  • The Administrator will manage reception area 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in a finance field;
  • Professional accounting qualifications i.e. ACCA/CPA level an added advantage;
  • A minimum of four to five years’ experience working in a busy Admin and Finance role
  • Computer literacy i.e. hands-on experience using Tally and QuickBooks.
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented;
  • Must have an analytical and questioning mind;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good working knowledge of the URA portal with particular emphasis on tax filings including VAT, income tax, WHT, PAYE;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • Good team player and understands that their role is there to support the professional staff in achieving a collective objective.
  • Is a self starter and works with little supervision

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through Zoe’s e-recruitment portal at the link below together with:
  • Attached copies of all academic qualifications (transcripts and certificates);
  • Detailed CVs and daytime mobile telephone numbers;
  • Three work references and or/academic references;

Deadline: 7th October, 2016

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US Embassy Careers - Assistant Motor Pool Supervisor / Dispatcher

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN-6 (Ugshs 41,892,912 p.a inclusive of allowances)
Vacancy Announcement Number: 91-16

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
·         United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
·         Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
·         Peace Corps

Job Summary: The Assistant Motor Pool Supervisor/Dispatcher will support the US Embassy Motor Pool Supervisor in planning, directing and the coordination of the use of motor vehicles and chauffeurs to provide efficient transportation services to the Embassy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Incumbent helps plan, direct and coordinate motor vehicle operations for the entire Mission.  (50%)   
    • Spot checks motor pool and takes necessary action to maintain and improve efficiency of operations.
    • The jobholder plans and directs vehicle use and driver assignments and establishes priorities in demand for vehicles.
    • Establishes work schedules for drivers and directly supervisors 20 drivers.                                                           
  • The Incumbent helps plan vehicle maintenance to insure maximum availability of vehicles. Keeps track of all vehicles sent out for repairs(20%): Periodically inspects the appearance of vehicles and ensures every morning the vehicles are clean and ready to duty.
  • The Assistant Motor Pool Supervisor/Dispatcher will be in charge of the Mission’s shuttle program.  (15%): The incumbent will ensure the shuttle program is run effectively by being at the warehouse every morning before the shuttles depart.
  • Serves as acting Motor Pool Supervisor in the absence of the MP Supervisor (15%)  : For official visits, Incumbent will attend all countdown meetings and be the main point of contact for control officers.                                 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the United US Embassy Assistant Motor pool Supervisor/Dispatcher job opportunity should have completed secondary school (both ‘O and A’ level) is required.
  • A minimum of three years’ hands-on experience in general administration involving planning, prioritizing, coordinating and directing resources and people is required.
  • Broad knowledge of data management, safety and maintenance practices. 
  • Familiarity with local traffic laws and patterns is required.
  • Hold a valid local driver's license minimum of class B. 
  • Must have multi-tasking ability and an aptitude to exercise judgment in making the best use of equipment and personnel resources; in managing priorities, making recommendations and providing customer service to all.
  • Language Proficiency: Level III spoken and written English ability (good working knowledge) is required.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
·         Download a completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff, Download it Here.
·         Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)

Submit Application To:

Human Resources Office
By email at

NB: Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.

Deadline: 7th October 2016

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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645 Fresher Direct Sales Officer Jobs - SolarNow

Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Arua, Bugiri, Busia, Bukwo, Bundibugyo, Fortportal, Gulu, Hoima, Ibanda, Iganga, Ishaka, Isingiro, Kabale, Kagadi, Kamuli, Kamwenge, Kapchorwa, Kasese, Katakwi, Kayunga, Kiboga, Kotido, Kumi,  Kyotera, Lira, Luweero, Lyantonde, Masaka, Masindi, Mbale, Mbarara, Mityana, Mubende, Mukono, Ntungamo, Mpigi, Rukungiri, Rushere, Soroti, Tororo, Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: (Regional) Sales Manager

About US:
SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 36 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 250 people. Expansion into other countries is planned for 2016.

Job Summary: The Direct Sales Officer will identify potential buyers of Solar Now products, do installations and offer client satisfaction in accordance with Solar Now Standard Operational Procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for sales, installation & client relationships
  • The Direct Sales Officer will market for Solar Now products through generating quality leads by contacting potential buyers of solar systems and fill in the lead form.
  • Lead Conversation: Follow-up on Branch leads (after 1 week) & HQ leads (within 24 hours, from Incoming Media; references, no depositors, rejections and others). Note comments in SAS for easy follow up.
  • Client follow-up: Contact existing clients and offer/get: Replacements; Upgrades; Referrals.
  • Assessment: Fill in the application form and terms, make quotations and decide on payment terms with the client
  • The Direct Sales Officer will assess credit applicants
  • Receive systems and other products for the branch from Logistics
  • Carry out installations following proper Solar Now procedures
  • Offer timely support to the Service team in preventing and solving cases. 

Key Result Areas / KPIs: The Direct Sales Officer  Job has a target of hitting 12 Million per month.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the 645 Direct Sales Officer jobs must hold Degrees in Marketing OR electrical engineering OR equivalent
  • Technical (solar) experience is an advantage (technical diploma holders are encouraged to apply)
  • A minimum of two years of related experience in sales and marketing in a reputable organisation
  • Previous experience in field or upcountry is mandatory
  • Previous experience in Renewable energy business.
  • Suitable candidates must speak the native language in the specified region
  • Be ready to live and work in the region (Please check top of advert for duty station) 

A fit with SolarNow Values:
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Good communication and reporting skills
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Good team player

Job Terms and Conditions:
  • SolarNow offers industry standard remuneration and other benefits (health insurance, lunch, etc.).
  • Growth opportunities to Branch Team Leader positions possible for high performers

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail,, including their updated CVs (no other documents).

Deadline: 7th October, 2016

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