75 Sales Officer Job Careers - SolarNow

Job Title:         Sales Officers (75 Fresher Jobs – 15 For Each Duty Station) Organisation:  SolarNow Duty Station:  Mukono,  Hoima,  ...

26 February 2017

10 Fresher Telesales (Call Centre) Representative Jobs - Milvik Uganda Limited (BIMA)

Organisation: Milvik Uganda Limited (BIMA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Centre Team Leader

About US:
BIMA is the world’s leading provider of low-cost insurance. Our mission is to provide insurance to the next billion on the world who do not have enough financial protection. We trade in Uganda under the name Milvik Uganda Limited (Bima).

Job Summary: The Telesales (Call Centre) Representative will sell our micro insurance products in order to grow customer numbers over the telephone. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • The Telesales Representative will contact potential customers directly by phone to sell to them our insurance products.
  • The Telesales Representative will explain and answer questions about the products and company to potential clients
  • The Telesales representative role is performance-driven, and the telesales Representative will achieve strict sales targets, as set by their Business Unit Manager.
  • The Telesales Representative will actively ask questions to better understand customer requirements.
  • The Telesales Representative will manage leads by tracking and following up on them until autodial technology is in place.
  • The Telesales Representative will record customer personal information and details of the transaction.
  • The Telesales Representative will enter and update customer information and transactions on the BIMA platform.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Centre Team Leader

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the 10 Telesales (Call Centre) Representative jobs must hold Diplomas or Bachelor’s degrees from recognized universities / institutions
  • Prior experience working in a Telesales or Call Centre position or similar position in a reputable Call Centre environment.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Knowledge of telecommunications industry trends
  • Best practice customer service/ contact Centre principles
  • Call Centre methodology and Maths
  • The candidate must be a team player, have good communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to listen
  • Keen attention to detail,
  • Good written and verbal skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs via Email to: bima@ug.milvik.com

Deadline: 3rd March 2017

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Special Projects Analyst Job Careers - Tugende

Job Title:            Special Projects Analyst
Organisation: Tugende
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Tugende is a for-profit social enterprise that helps motorcycle taxi drivers in Uganda own their own motorcycles via a fair, transparent lease-to-own model instead of renting indefinitely. Ownership significantly increases income, job security and road safety. Across Uganda and many other emerging markets, motorcycles help drive the economy, mitigate traffic jams and bad roads, and offer hundreds of thousands of jobs for those with little formal education. Tugende is proving that millions of self-employed entrepreneurs can receive credit to own the equipment they use to provide for their families, even without credit histories, collateral, and in industries considered high risk by traditional lenders.

Job Summary: The Special Projects Analyst will drive innovation, research and solve complex challenges across the company, and create extremely professional deliverables to present to senior management, the board, and investors. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of exceptional problem solving, analysis and strategic prioritization skills. He or she will proactively seek internal and external opportunities, assess the financial feasibility of such projects, provide management with data-backed recommendations, and implement solutions and new initiatives. If you see problems as opportunities, are comfortable bringing structure to ambiguous challenges, and take initiative with minimal direction, then this role is for you!

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Identify Tugende’s strategic needs, pressing challenges, and key opportunities, and prioritize projects based on their effectiveness in moving the company forward.
  • Independently draft project timelines and maintain strict discipline in meeting deadlines.
  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis, and build financial models that forecast expected costs, justify investments, and allow for monitoring of progress.
  • Strategically drive projects into the execution phase, partnering with teams across the organization and external vendors and partners.
  • Assess project direction throughout the entire lifecycle. When necessary, pivot tasks, change priorities, and correct course.
  • Communicate project risks and obstacles to management in a solutions-oriented manner.
  • Maintain documentation of what is and isn’t effective throughout a project’s implementation.
  • Keenly analyze, track, and forecast project metrics. At project’s completion, reflect on its effectiveness and efficiency, and document processes that could lead to future improvement. 
Potential Projects
New product exploration:
  • Explore other revenue-generating assets that Tugende could help people finance. Research customer demographics and needs, how they currently pay to use these assets, and the potential benefits Tugende could bring them via our proven lease-to-own model.
  • Compare options and generate a compelling business case to pilot the new asset. Build a go-to-market plan and pitch to Tugende management.
Expansion and scaling: Help design and implement the operational plan to scale from 1,000s to 10,000s of active motorcycle leases in urban, peri-urban, and rural areas in Uganda.
Marketing: Help design new marketing strategies. Design branded gear that displays Tugende’s mission to the public and encourages their support of our clients.
Support capital raising and long-term budgeting/financial modeling:
  • Help us increase the analytical functions of our financial model. Research comparable companies, analyze metrics, dive into our numbers, and put together a compelling case for investors.
  • Explore innovative solutions to capital raising and structuring, including meeting with potential investors and lenders as well as advisers to design new capital solutions to fuel Tugende’s growth.
New business model generation:
  • Explore new revenue opportunities including our fleet of branded Tugende VIP Drivers, sales of branded merchandise, Tugende owned or co-branded maintenance and spare parts, advertising and other corporate sponsorship, and anything else you can come up with.
Motorcycle sourcing/Supply chain management:  
  • Explore and build relationships with new suppliers; negotiate better deals with current distributors;
  • Determine the costs and benefits of buying straight from the international manufacturer.
Data analytics:
  • Work with Tugende’s large and growing data team to help us:
  • Develop an in-house credit-scoring system for our low-income applicants,
  • Analyze important business metrics and recommend operational improvements,
  • Consolidate and implement regular social impact analysis.
Client communication and support:
  • Support development of a more robust and accountable customer service function.
  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to customer training methods.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Special Projects Analyst job placement should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree with preference given to candidates who’ve started or completed an MBA, MPP, or similar advanced degree.
  • One to three years of work experience in a highly competitive, extremely professional work environment
  • Students studying Microfinance, Business Administration, Procurement and Logistics Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Scale Business, Bachelor of Commerce and other business related courses have an added advantage
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills, with specific examples of past successful projects.
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and deliver projects in a timely manner, with outstanding attention to detail and a sense of urgency.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to take ownership of problems and use good judgment in decision-making.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for our mission of investing in individuals and rethinking conventions about finance options for lower income groups.
  • Comfort in low-income environments and ability to empathize with and gain trust from communities with which we work.
  • Keen interest in crafting powerful narratives about poverty alleviation that are honest and respectful.
  • Generally useful skills include strategy consulting, operations, corporate finance, financial modeling, business development, data analysis, monitoring and evaluation, marketing, customer service, supply chain and logistics, getting things done in a developing country, and interfacing with complex bureaucracies
  • Willingness to ride fearlessly on the back of a motorcycle.
  • Significant private sector experience and demonstrated commitment to maximizing resources and/or generating profits.
  • Fluency in Luganda or other East African languages
  • Previous experience working in similar lease-to-own models, lease finance, or asset financing is desired

Job Benefits:
  • Competitive Compensation: Tugende’s team is motivated by far more than just money, but we believe in competitive pay with fast opportunities for advancement and excellent non-cash benefits including top-notch health insurance.
  • Meaningful Work: Tugende’s work gives entrepreneurs the tools to earn a living for themselves and their families. We are changing the face of the financial services industry in Uganda, and proving that young men with little education can take on the responsibility of financing a significant asset and earning a liveable wage. Help be part of this movement!
  • Skills Development: Tugende invests in internal training and staff development and also supports staff financially and with flexibility to pursue additional training. Candidates will be eligible to seek further training and development, and if desired, lead skill and mentorship sessions with junior staff.
  • Great Team: Tugende has a smart, fun, and growing team of 95 staff and growing. We take our work seriously, but love to joke and have fun. We regularly have expenses-paid, voluntary team outings, social and networking events, and annual appreciation parties for our clients. Our headquarters are in Kampala, and we also have offices in Eastern and Western Uganda.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 10th March, 2017

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Financial Accountant Jobs - Tecno Investments Ltd

Job Title:        Financial Accountant
Organisation: Carlcare Service Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Carlcare Service Limited was established in Hong Kong in 2009 with an aim to provide professional service support to mobile phones and other electronic consumer products, and over the years has become a leading service brand for consumer electronics in South East Asia, Middle East and Africa. Currently, Carlcare is providing full service support for TECNO and Itel, two worldwide famous mobile phone brands.

Job Summary: The Financial Accountant will provide financial support to Tecno Investments (our partner Company).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Reports; ensure timely preparation of daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for tracking income and expenditures.
  • Cost Management; ensure the most efficient management of expenses and purchases.
  • Tax declaration and filing; preparation and filing of statutory returns and payments (VAT, PAYE, NSSF, LST, WHT and other applicable taxes), while ensuring that there is sufficient cash to meet these statutory obligations.
  • URA Payments; processing URA payments and answerable to their officials on tax inquiries.
  • Financial Audit; assure accuracy of supporting documentation and entries for accounts reporting
  • Entry records; maintain journal entries of all transfers (cash and bank)
  • Bank transactions; make necessary bank transactions in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Prepare payment vouchers and cheques, ensuring they are distributed to the correct recipients.
  • Resolve any discrepancies or clarification for accounting records.
  • Organize and maintain accounting filing system
  • Reconcile travel and activity advances
  • Keenly review invoice accuracy
  • Accuracy of fixed assets in the system and on ground, control of misuse, theft of Company assets, ensure optimal utilization of assets.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the Financial Accountant career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Accounts related course from a reputable University
  • The applicant must be a Certified Public Accountant
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to use QuickBooks and similar accounting software
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should deliver their applications including an updated CV, cover letter, and copies of academic qualifications to the address below:

Carlcare Service Limited,
Prism Building (Next to E-Tower), Kampala Road
6th Floor, Plot 71/73, Kampala

Or: send an email to hr.ug@transsion.com (please clearly indicate job applied for in subject of Email)

Deadline: 12th March 2017 by 5:00 PM

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WASH Technical Officer- Borehole Construction & Rehabilitation NGO Job Careers - GOAL International

Organisation: GOAL International
Duty Station: Bugiri, Uganda
Reports to: WASH Programme Manager-Bugiri

About US:
GOAL is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor.  We are a non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation. GOAL Uganda country project focuses on two of GOAL’s three strategic sectors: Health (including WASH and health accountability programming); and Livelihoods. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the environment/DRR across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with local civil society organisations, private sector partners and District Local Government to give effect to our mission.

About GOAL Uganda WASH Programme:
GOAL has been implementing WASH programs in Uganda since 2003. Historically, GOAL Uganda (GU) started implementing WASH projects in Northern Uganda (Pader District) during emergency response to the insurgency caused by Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels. As the context changed in 2007 GU focused on implementing WASH to support transition and crisis recovery for vulnerable individuals returning to their homes and/or new settlements closer to their places of origin. In 2012, GU WASH programming changed from direct implementation to working through national civil society partners. Currently the GOAL’s WASH programming is operational in 5 districts including Abim, Kaabong (Karamoja – North East), Agago (Acholi – North), and Bugiri and Namayingo (Busoga – South East).

Job Summary: The WASH Technical Officer- Borehole Construction & Rehabilitation is responsible for supervising construction of new boreholes and repair of existing boreholes in Bugiri/Namayingo districts under the charity water fund. He/she will work hand in hand with the WASH manager, Programme manager and the local authority to identify suitable communities to benefit from the project using set selection criteria.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
Supervise new borehole sitting and construction:
  • Responsible for directing contractors to identified beneficiary villages for new borehole installations
  • Work with the contractor’s hydrologist in locating wells
  • Ensure that well tests are conducted and results are acceptable
  • Recommend successful completion of wells according to agreed conditions
  • Check and record actual depths of drilled boreholes
  • Ensure boreholes of specified diameter are drilled
  • Ensure screen used is as specified and correctly placed
  • Ensure sufficient and specified gravel is used
  • Ensure grout is placed in boreholes
  • Ensure sufficient borehole development
  • Ensure proper well development and that wells are successful
  • Ensure that only specified pumps are installed
Selection and repair of existing boreholes:
  • Ensure that suitable villages are selected to benefit from renovations of existing boreholes according to set criteria
  • Conduct assessments on existing boreholes to determine quantities for renovation
  • Supervise renovations of existing boreholes
Monitoring and Documentation:
  • Gather required baseline and end line data on project interventions
  • Ensure that the drilling contractor collects and submits required technical data in a timely manner
  • Carry out frequent field-level monitoring and provide feedback to the WASH programme manager
  • Provide Monthly Logframe reports/activity reports to the Programme Manager using agreed formats
  • The jobholder will collect and document all snags on the works and ensure their rectification during the defects period
  • Ensure that communities are involved in the monitoring of the construction
  • Ensure that there is an accurate list of all GOAL-funded water points, that they have DWD numbers, GPS coordinates and that they are listed correctly on the WME database
  • Work in close cooperation with the District water and health authorities to help improve hygiene, water provision, water testing and mapping of water, WUC functionality and recording of hygiene in the District

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the GOAL International WASH Technical Officer- Borehole Construction & Rehabilitation job opportunity should hold a Higher Technical Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or Water Engineering or related discipline. Certificate in a related discipline with significant experience supervising borehole drilling/well construction can apply. Experience may substitute for qualifications, but not the other way round.
  • Prior experience in supervising borehole drilling
  • Demonstrated experience repairing/renovating boreholes
  • Ability to carry out boreholes assessment and developed bills of quantities
  • Extensive knowledge of the following community based approaches is an added advantage; CLTS, Sanitation marketing, Hand Pump Mechanics Associations
  • Knowledge of WHO standards for drinking water quality is desirable
  • Basic knowledge of potable water tests is an added advantage
  • Basic knowledge of sources of well contamination and remedial actions
  • Experience working with international organisations and international NGOs
  • Ability to communicate in Kiswahili, Lusamya and Lusoga is an added advantage
  • The ideal person must be hard working, flexible and willing to learn. They must be open to new ideas and able to work under pressure.
  • Possession of a riding permit (Class A) and ability to ride a motorcycle is required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda via E-mail to: recruitment@ug.goal.ie

NB: Please do not attach certificates and indicate the Position applied for in the email subject.

Deadline: 7th March 2017

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Several Fresher Sales and Marketing Officer Job Careers - UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Organization: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent to the Central Bank's regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to provide quality microfinance services.

Job Summary: The Sales and Marketing Officer will educate clients about the institution's savings and credit products, mobilize and increase savings deposits, grow new savings accounts, maintain savings and loan clients by promoting account use, resolving client issues and cross marketing other products and delivery channels to clients where appropriate

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will also drive sales and service goals/ by creating and maintaining own clientele
  • Utilize customer segmentation guidance from branch manager and Sales & Marketing Supervisor to effectively target new clients
  • Send feedback on strategies for new sales and promotion campaigns to increase sales from the various market segments
  • Conduct sales visit to existing clients, identifying service gaps and promoting product use and new product uptake
  • Prepare customer feedback to Sales & Marketing Supervisor
  • Offer support in the development, writing and improving new and  existing products
  • Create a sales and marketing plan for the products and services
  • Carry out own research to identify prospective and potential clients and report to Sales & Marketing Supervisor
  • Maintain and coordinate sales calls, reports and mailing list
  • Assist in the development and writing of such short announcements, production of flyers and other literature that will assist in effective promotion and sales.
  • Perform any other such other duties as directed by the relevant Manager 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in business related subject from a reputable University
  • A minimum of two years' experience in a similar role with a financial services background position.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including report writing skills
  • An effective leadership with ability enthuse and inspire employees to give their best in order to achieve goals.
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to adopt and work cooperatively and effectively in different situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level of honesty, integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills and high level of customer care
  • Willing to work long hours with minimum supervision
  • Energetic and ability to be active throughout and willingness to learn
  • Age: Below 35 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their motivation letters and up-to-date CV via E-mail to: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please indicate the position you are applying for)

Address them to:

Head of Human Resources,
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI),
Silva Arcade, Plot 62 Bombo Road,
P.O. Box 30815, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 7th March 2017

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