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Country Manager (Banking, Fintech, Online Lending or Leasing Leadership Experience Only) - Mogo Finance

Job Title:        Country Manager
Organization: Mogo Finance
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
NB: Please only apply if you have leadership experience in Banking, Fintech, Online Lending or Leasing Leadership Experience Only. 

About US:
Headquartered in Riga, Latvia, Mogo Finance operates in 10+ countries across European Union and CIS region. We offer finance lease, leaseback and instalment loan services with the most customer-centric borrowing process. Our loan portfolio has grown to EUR 100m+ and our ambition is to continue rapid expansion. Successful development of Mogo is underpinned by robust capital structure together with strong management team, highly sophisticated IT platform and industry-leading data analytics capabilities.

Job Summary: The Country Manager will report to the management team in Europe. The persons will recruit locally their team, starting with few initial specialists extending the headcount along with the business and organization growth.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Launch of lending business in assigned country
·         Management of daily operational activities of the company
·         Strategic development of the company
·         Cooperation with and reporting to group management
·         Monitoring and analyzing the operating results of the company
·         Representing the company and negotiating with suppliers
·         Building and maintaining an effective team
·         Developing company’s brand awareness and distribution channel

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Degree in Business Administration, Economics or Finance
·         Three years of previous management experience
·         Knowledge of auto leasing or consumer loan business is desired
·         Well-structured and hands-on, capable of managing a fast-growing organization
·         Consumer oriented and performance driven
·         Proactive and dynamic, with high level of energy and motivation
·         A doer, reliable and competent, who can successfully deploy and adapt to local environment the know how provided by the HQ
·         Excellent communication and collaboration skills Loyalty and integrity
·         Excellent analytical skills, ability to feel data
·         Entrepreneurial, hands on person, modern, engaging leader
·         Fluent in English

NB: Please only apply if you have leadership experience in Banking, Fintech, Online Lending or Leasing Leadership Experience Only.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their updated CVs to

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East African Community EAC Jobs - Project Administrative Officer - Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)

Organisation: Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Director Fisheries Management and Development, LVFO

About US:
The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is a specialized institution of the East African Community (EAC) whose mandate is to coordinate the management and development of fisheries and aquaculture resources in the EAC region. The LVFO was established by a Convention in 1994 and registered as a regional fisheries management organization under the UN Charter of the Food and Agriculture Organization (CAP 102).

Job Summary:  The Project Administrative Officer is responsible for the supervision of the timely and efficient planning, implementation and monitoring of RFBCP activities, coordination of partners and programmatic activities, timely and quality reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Management and coordination
  • Planning, coordination and implementation of project activities
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual work plans and budgets, including mile stones
  • Implementation of activities as indicated in work plans
  • Preparation of concept papers, technical documents and presentations
  • Preparation of detailed budgets for project activities and supervision/control of the timely provision of funds, materials and services for the implementation of project activities
  • Backstopping / advising of partners and grantees on technical issues
  • Provision of technical inputs and facilitation of meetings with project partners
  • Monitoring and evaluation of project activities
  • Writing of reports and project documentations
  • Local, regional / national coordination meetings with development partners
  • Contributes knowledge, ideas, feedback and lessons learned to the programme team for continuous learning, improvement and innovation.
Communication and Networking
  • Develops and maintains contact with all important stakeholders
  • Provides technical assistance to local and international experts engaged by RFBCP
  • Ensures knowledge management by collecting, processing and distributing relevant information
  • Promotes and represents the programme, its activities and the organisation in relevant foras
  • Procurement Planning and Management
  • Pre-Qualification Management (Initiation and Bidding Process)
  • Data and Records Management
  • Disposal management
  • Contract Management and Monitoring
Other duties/additional tasks
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Project Administrative Officer job must hold a Bachelor or Master Degree in Rural Development Studies, Economics, Project Management, Business Administration or other relevant areas.
  • Three years of relevant professional experience
  • GIZ experience is an added advantage
  • Practical knowledge of basic procurement procedures is an added advantage Other knowledge, additional competences
  • Demonstrated experience in organising and managing activities / projects
  • Demonstrated strong communication and report writing skills
  • Experience in coordinating multiple stakeholders
  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Fluent reading, writing and speaking abilities in English.

How to Apply:
Applications (hard copy/Electronic) with comprehensive CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant's telephone contact, names and addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be received at the address below;

The Executive Secretary,
Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization,
Plot No. 7b/e, Bell Avenue, Busoga Square,
P.O. Box 1625, JINJA - Uganda (East Africa)

Deadline: 31st August 2018 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Fresher UN Associate Programme Management Officer Jobs - United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Organisation: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 18-Programme Management-UN-HABITAT-101775-R-Kampala (E)
Reports to: UNDP Country Director
Grade: NOB

About US:
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. For close to forty years, UN-Habitat has been working in human settlements throughout the world, focusing on building a brighter future for villages, towns, and cities of all sizes. Because of these four decades of extensive experience, from the highest levels of policy to a range of specific technical issues, UN-Habitat has gained a unique and a universally acknowledged expertise in human settlements development at different planning scales. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the administrative guidance of the UNDP Country Director, and Programmatic guidance of the UN-HABITAT Regional Office for Africa (ROAf), the UN-Habitat Programme Officer will be responsible for the following tasks:
UN-HABITAT Representation in UN country team activities and Participation in Regional, interagency, and inter-organizational processes.
  • Active participation in the UN Country Team activities, and other UN common strategic planning through his/her active involvement in the UNDAF, CAP, etc.
  • Provide management leadership and be responsible for the day-to-day running of the UN Habitat office in Uganda.
  • Actively participate in the AU, UNDAF and other activities coordinated by the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office.
Global Campaigns/Global Programmes
  • In-country liaison officer for UN-HABITAT, particularly with reference to the implementation of the Habitat Agenda, advocacy of the norms and principles of the Global Campaigns for Sustainable Urbanization and implementation of global programmes.
Project and Programme identification and monitoring.
  • Supporting the Regional Office with identification of Programmes or Projects related to sustainable urbanization especially in the seven thematic focus areas of UNHABITAT including: Urban Legislation and Governance, Urban Planning and Design, Urban Basic Services, Urban Economy, Research and Capacity Building, Disaster and Risk Reduction, and Housing and Slum Up-grading.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Associate Programme Management Officer job must hold an advanced university degree in either; Urban and Regional Planning, Engineering (including Urban/Municipal Engineering), and Architecture or a related Social Sciences field such as geography, environmental science, and public and/or business administration. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in human settlements issues, formulation and implementation of human settlements programmes and projects is required.
  • Knowledge of procedures related to technical cooperation, programme/project identification/formulation/appraisal/implementation and evaluation and programme management is desirable. Experience in an international organization is an added advantage.
  • Languages: fluency in English (both Oral and written), Luganda or Swahili is required. Knowledge of any other UN working language is an asset.

  • Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; Remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 11th September 2018

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Knowledge Management Manager Non-profit Jobs - Baylor-Uganda

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)  
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Director Strategic Development and M&E

About US:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America.

Job Summary:  The Knowledge Management (KM) Manager within the Strategic Information Portfolio employs the use of traditional and digital learning approaches to develop and implement innovative, creative, and effective ways to strategically capture and share technical knowledge, leverage good practices, and improve the effectiveness of development programs. The KM Manager will be responsible for identifying, managing, packaging, and disseminating key information to advance technical practice and provide program staff with the tools they need to conduct better development work. Specifically, the KM Manager will lead and support learning events, conduct research, produce resources and guidance, and facilitate ongoing content development and engagement.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design and implement effective learning activities - in collaboration with communications, quality improvement and capacity building teams, work with stakeholders to scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities
  • Manage knowledge sharing events - in collaboration with the research and quality improvement teams, scope and manage the successful execution of knowledge sharing events including monthly seminars/ webinars, workshops, conferences, and peer learning sessions
  • Identify and curate technical website          content – in collaboration with the communications team and technical experts, manage and implement project- wide content strategies to ensure that the right knowledge is getting to the right people at the right time (and in the right way)
  • Manage website community engagement - Respond to website members in a timely manner and engage them in meaningful knowledge exchange
  • Document and share learning         - ensure requirements, lessons learned, and best practices for products, events, and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented
  • Engage partners and learning champions - work with program managers, project partners, and learning champions to expand various Baylor-Uganda online/ in-person learning activities including engaging the growing member base on project websites, collaborating with external partners, and contributing content
  • Work collaboratively with communications, quality improvement and capacity building teams - in assessing and learning to ensure alignment and cohesion
  • Identify and share creative, efficient and effective ways to engage audiences and facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Baylor Uganda Knowledge Management Manager job must hold a Master’s degree
  • Five years of experience in knowledge management, organizational learning, development studies, public health, epidemiology, or a relevant advanced degree
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of knowledge management principles in and capacity to deliver knowledge management and/or organizational learning activities
  • Ability to link content development and engagement strategies that facilitate timely, useful delivery of information through project learning platforms and activities
  • Excellent facilitation, program/activity management, and written and oral communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates with a desire to work with the Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation should send their cover letters with detailed updated CVs, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and daytime telephone contact. You must have at least a credit 6 in MATH and ENGLISH.

The Head of Human Resources,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital, P.O. Box 72052 clock tower, Kampala, Uganda

Email to:

Deadline: 21st August 2018

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20 No Experience Research Assistant Job Opportunities - Resilience Innovation Labs (RILab)

Organisation: Resilience Innovation Labs (RILab)
Funding Source: USAlD’s Center for Digital Development (CDD)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Field Team Supervisor

About US:
ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) with funding from USAlD’s Center for Digital Development (CDD) is conducting a study that aims at providing a better understanding of the role that digital identification systems play in development. The study will explore the costs, socio- economic benefits and challenges of digital identification systems within Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. It targets the investors in the Digital lD systems, secondary beneficiaries of the Digital IDs and ID holders. The study will critically look at the National ID system and the Public Service Registration System.

Job Summary:  The Research Assistants will be field based in the 4 regions of Uganda (Central, Eastern, Western and Northern Uganda). The successful candidates will be reporting to the Field Team Supervisors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To conduct Key Informant interviews, Focus Group Discussions and In-depth interviews with selected respondents from government ministries, district local governments, banks, telecom companies among other agencies
  • Administer informed consent, conduct and complete interviews in accordance with the study protocol, and answer questions that the respondents may ask before or during the course of data collection
  • Provide Team Leader/Supervisor with updates from the day including agencies visited, interviews completed, and any other important information about the assignment.
  • Be responsible for data collection and data management processes including validation to ensure quality data
  • Work with RAN and Supervisors to schedule and follow up on interviews
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the team leaders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the USAID Research Assistant jobs must hold Bachelor’s degrees in humanities, public health, statistics and any other related disciplines
  • Prior experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection methods
  • Proficiency (both spoken and written) in English and at least one of the following languages
  • (Ateso, Karamajong, Luo, Swahili, Runyankole, Rukiga, Runyoro, Rutoro, Lugisu)
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to spend an extended period of time in rural areas and away from home
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and independently with minimal supervision

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their applications with a typed cover letter, current CV with 2 referees and copies of academic certificates addressed to: The Director Eastern Africa RILab, Makerere University School of Public Health-Resilient Africa Network, Plot 28 Upper Kololo Terrace, P.O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda. OR email to

Deadline: 20th August 2018

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