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5 Field Sales Manager Job Opportunities - M-KOPA Solar Ltd

Job Title:   Field Sales Manager (5 Job Opportunities) Organization: M-KOPA Solar Ltd Duty Station:  Mbarara, Lira, Iganga and Kitgum,...

08 December 2016

UN Jobs - Facilities Management Assistant at United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Job Title:           Facilities Management Assistant
Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: RSCE/GJO/LL/006/12-2016
Reports to: FCM Unit Supervisor
Grade: GS-3

About RSCE:
The Regional Service Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

The Regional Service Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’ chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It also ensures that staffing for RSC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
·         The Facilities Management Assistant will assist in coordinating routine maintenance, cleaning, gardening, garbage collection and fumigation activities, and preparation of ESB/RSCE offices, conference rooms, Transit Camp and ancillary buildings, and similarly take care of MONUSCO facilities at Entebbe Airport and Kampala Head Office, as assigned
·         The incumbent will provide facilities maintenance assistance in client offices as requested via Engineering/FCM help desk (using Ineed) for all missions under RSCE
·         Work closely with the cleaning contractor to ensure that the pest control (fumigation), garbage collection, sewage removal, cleaning and gardening services are provided in a timely manner and that proper safety practices are observed at all times
·         Manage and coordinate moves of offices and staff from one location to another 
·         Prepare and follow-up on Work Orders for building maintenance and minor engineering works at the ESB, the MONUSCO Air Terminal, and the Kampala Head Office
·         Regularly monitor and support rotation of contingents (troops) at the MONUSCO Air Terminal / Transit Camp and keep records of incoming and outgoing contingents for all Missions supported by the ESB
·         Assist the FCM Unit Supervisor in preparing of FCM daily, weekly, and monthly reports
·         Report to FCM Supervisor alt complaints, incidents, operational support requests, and status of the MONUSCO ESB Transit Camp and the ESB as a whole
·         Co-ordinate /liaise with other Sections/Units like Administration, Log Ops, Supply (Rations) to ensure that tasks assigned are being carried out in timely manner
·         Perform any other duties as assigned by the Superiors

Key Performance Indicators:
·         Contributes in supervising FCM contractors’ activities and reporting through timely submission of accurate information.
·         Provides and maintains accurate records
·         Properly routes and prioritizes Work Orders.
·         Provides administrative support to the Unit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) Facilities Management Assistant job should have completed a High School diploma or equivalent is required.
·         Hold a certificate in a relevant technical field (Building/ Civil/ Plumbing/ Electrical/ Architecture/ Facilities Management) is desirable.
·         At least three years’ experience in Facilities Camp Management is required.
·         Previous experience working in construction industry/building management or related area is desirable.
·         Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Personal Competencies:
·         Professionalism: Knowledge of the Organization's rules and regulations pertaining to Facilities/Camp Management, supervision of contractors' works. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence; 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 situations or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations; shows commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
·         Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
·         Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve Organizational goals; solicits inputs 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.

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. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications the following documents:
·         The United Nations Personal History form (P-11), Download Here; This should be signed
·         Proof of required academic certificates i.e. Academic Certificate(s) and/or High School/Secondary Diplomas
·         Latest performance evaluation reports / appraisals

The applicants with the completed documents are strongly encouraged to apply via e-mail and must include the Vacancy Announcement Number (check beginning of this advert) and Job Title to:

Deadline: 5th January 2017

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Project Coordinator - Sparked Women Project (DREAMS) NGO Jobs - Sawa World

Organization: Sawa World
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Range:  500,000 to 600,000 UGX

About Us:
Sawa World is an international non-profit organization NGO that uses an innovative approach to ending extreme poverty by providing large-scale access to local solutions that are created by people living in extreme poverty. Sawa World uses an innovative approach to self-empower 1.2 billion people out of extreme poverty with their own solutions by 2030 in 42 countries. We provide large-scale access to local solutions that are created by the very people living in extreme poverty.

About DREAMS Project: 
Sawa World was awarded a two year contract under the Dreams Innovation Challenge. The project will be implemented with four other organizations from Uganda and The Netherlands and train 15,500 vulnerable youth in livelihoods skills in six Districts in the Central Region of Uganda. The project will start pre-project activities in November, 2016.

Job Summary: The Project Coordinator will assist in the logistics of conducting over 500 community skills training for vulnerable girls in six districts in Central Uganda.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Outreach Activities
  • Project Coordination 
  • Administration

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The ideal candidate for the Sawa World Project Coordinator – DREAMS Project vacancy should hold a university degree in international development, project management or other related fields
·         One to three years’ experience in developing impactful programming for vulnerable youth and communities.
·         Prior working experience with international aid organizations is considered an asset.
·         Excellent written and verbal communication and a solid working experience with Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
·         Professional and trustworthy personality
·         The applicant should be sociable and fun to be around.
·         Ability to travel across Uganda and work on weekends and evenings when needed
·         Has a strong passion for eradicating poverty using local solutions among million of youth.

How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and a short email introduction stating -why you are the best candidate- for the position. Please also outline (in the email) what makes you the best fit into our vibrant and fun culture. Please don’t include a separate cover letter. Send your application via E-mail to:

NB: Please only apply if you meet the qualification criteria.

Deadline: 12th December, 2016

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Several Entry Level Debt Collection Officer Job Vacancies - Brand New TV Uganda

Organisation: Brand New TV Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Business Development Manager

About US:
We are a brand new TV in Uganda with primary objective of providing affordable premium content to audiences across Africa. Our mission is to create world class channels that enable Ugandans to access top-notch programming, easily and freely.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         Support the licensing administration system with a particular emphasis on collection of revenue
·         The incumbent will be ensuring accounts, invoices, notices and statements are generated, issued and/or administered on time and consistent with legislative and audit requirements
·         Directly liaising /corresponding with a range of clients/stakeholders on Departmental policy, payments and financial reporting requirements
·         In charge of minimizing customer response times by issuing reminder notices and customer statements and monitoring collection of debts in a timely manner
·         Actively contribute to the achievement of team and Company objectives

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Debt Collection Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Business computing and Accountancy.
·         At least two years experience in Credit management
·         Broad knowledge and understanding of financial control systems and word processing packages relating to the control of finances
·         Working knowledge and understanding of guidelines particularly related to the finance/audit environment
·         Previous experience in credit management and debt recovery including the management of databases
·         Prior exposure and experience in working in a customer service environment with a reputation for providing high level service

How to Apply:
All applicants are strongly encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs to Country General Manager, Kampala via E-mail to:

Deadline: Monday, 19th December 2016

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5 Field Sales Manager Job Opportunities - M-KOPA Solar Ltd

Organization: M-KOPA Solar Ltd
Duty Station: Mbarara, Lira, Iganga and Kitgum, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Sales Manager

About US:
M-KOPA Solar is the global leader of “pay-as-you-go” energy for off-grid customers. Since its commercial launch in October 2012, M-KOPA has connected more than 200,000 homes in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to solar power, and is now adding over 500 new homes each day. The success of M-KOPA (M= mobile, KOPA= to borrow) stems from making solar products affordable to low-income households on a pay-per-use installment plan. Customers acquire solar systems for a small deposit and then purchase daily usage “credits” for US $0.45, or less than the price of traditional kerosene lighting. After one year of payments customers own their solar systems outright and can upgrade to more power.

Job Summary: The Field Sales Manager will recruit, train, coach & manage a team of up to 20 Direct Sales Representatives to meet your sales targets of M-KOPA products. The role will involve detailed advanced planning to generate local networks to enable you to deliver current and future sales.  The majority of your time will be coaching and working with the DSRs in the field combined with strengthening local networks of customers, while fostering team spirit amongst the DSRs.  The incumbent will also assist with the resolution of customer needs as they arise.  This will be a demanding, yet personally satisfying role as you develop junior members of you team and sell a product that is upgrading people’s lives. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Achieve and surpass sales targets of M-KOPA products
  • Recruit, train, coach, mentor and supervise field based team of Direct Sales Representatives (DSR) to meet the set targets in line with M-KOPA business goals
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate the performance Direct Sales Representatives  to  meet the  performance standards
  • Manage DSR inventory and resolve audit recommendations in line with M-KOPA audit resolution guidelines 
  • Develop local networks to assist in growing sales volume
  • Prepare and submit weekly activity plans and reports to Regional Sales  Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should hold any relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.
  • One year of management experience in a related sales field. e. g Micro-finance or other financial services, mobile-money, FMCG or other product/service in East Africa.
  • Proven ability to carry out direct selling
  • Proven track record of hitting targets
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor sales staff to achieve greater sales figures
  • Proven ability to plan ahead.
  • Ability to request and receive support from the headquarters.
  • Proven ability to work in a self-disciplined & proactive manner.
  • Good negotiation skills and ability
  • Tenacious personality
  • Customer focused.
  • Willingness to work in rural areas.
  • Good team player with high levels of flexibility.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Proven report-writing skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and up-to-date CVs to: addressed to with the subject “Field Sales Manager” addressed to:

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
M-KOPA Uganda Limited,
Lubowa Estate, Plot 1300 -1301 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 16th December, 2016

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Fresher Project Officer NGO Career Jobs - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Duty Station: Uganda

About Us:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The Project Officer will support the Educate a Child for the Out of School Children (EAAF & KOICA) project through planning, monitoring and implementing Project activities in line with the design and donor requirements; and supporting the roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership and sustainability.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project Planning and Implementation:
·         Plan and coordinate all district based project activities in consultant with the project coordinator;
·         Supervise and monitor ongoing school based project activities;
·         Ensure quality in rolling out of education project models ensuring sufficient funds allocated to particular activities in annual plans;
·         Ensure that teachers and field facilitators are supported in breaking down models into simpler work breakdown structures for easy implementation;
·         Track and manage activity budgets and ensure timely and cost effective project implementation;
·         Prepare timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports;
·         Participant in project management meetings and reflection forums;
·         Support and participate in district education Advocacy initiatives;
·         Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.
Technical Support and Training:
·         Prepare a district capacity building plan and mobilize participants for capacity building;
·         Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion;
·         Provide mentoring and coaching to teachers and district staff to build local capacity for understanding and connecting with community linkages;
·         Identify technical experts to train district and community groups;
·         Work closely with the Project coordinator for technical support on capacity building.
Partnership and Networking
·         The incumbent will identify and build linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level;
·         Mobilization of teachers and parents for project activities;
·         Participate and represent WVU in key technical working forums at district;
·         Point of contact for consultation on issues to do with project education programming in the district;
·         Conduct advocacy campaigns for education in general and girl child education in particular.
Documentation and Reporting:
·         Carry out school mapping and peer group mapping in preparation for project activities;
·         Effectively document all information related to girl child enrolment trends in targeted school;
·         Responsible for capturing individual children attendance, performance and behavior indicators related to drop out of children;
·         Document good practices and project success stories and share them.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the World Vision Project Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, social science or any related field;
·         A minimum of two years of hands-on experience in education programming , experience supporting girl child education;
·         Previous experience at working with pastoral communities is desirable;
·         Good training facilitation and coordination skills;
·         Excellent monitoring documentation and evaluation skills;
·         Experience in conducting school mapping and report writing;
·         Experience in working with teachers and school Management Committees.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 16th December, 2016

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