No Experience Office Attendant Jobs - Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC)

Job Title:        Office Attendant
Organization: Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Office Supervisor

About US:
The Uganda Law Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and keep under constant review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with a view to making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development, modernisation and reform.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with cleaning up offices, delivering mail and other correspondence;
  • Operating duplicating, photocopying machines and paper cutter;
  • Preparing and serving tea and going on running errands;
  • Ensuring that offices are properly locked at the end of the day;
  • Performing any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Office Attendant should be Ugandans and should have minimum of education of ‘O’ Level certificate with a pass in English.

How to Apply:
All qualified Ugandans should send their applications with fully certified photocopies of their testimonials and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with recent passport size photographs filled in triplicate to:

The Commission Secretary,
Uganda Law Reform Commission,
8th floor, Workers’ House, Plot 1 Pilkington Road,
P.O. Box 12149, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to:

Deadline: 3rd April 2018 by 5.00pm

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Entry Level Receptionist (Customer Service Officer) Job Opportunities - Britam Insurance Uganda

Job Title:            Receptionist (Customer Service Officer)
Organization: Britam Insurance Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Operations Manager

About US:
Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the East African region and offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset Management, Banking and Property.

Job Summary: The Receptionist (Customer Service Officer) will be responsible in delivering an exceptional customer experience at the Britam head office and putting the needs of every customer at the heart of every decision-making process.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Receptionist (Customer Service Officer) must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field
  • Two to four years’ experience in a similar position
  • Possess high levels of integrity
  • Be a hardworking and self-motivated individual
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Personal Competencies
  • Learning and Researching: Rapidly learns new tasks and commits information to memory quickly; demonstrates an immediate understanding of newly presented information; gathers comprehensive information to support decision making at management level; learns from successes and failures and seeks colleague and customer feedback.
  • Working with People: Shows respect for the views and contributions of other team members; shows empathy; listens, supports and cares for others; consults others and shares information and expertise with them; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to the team and fits in well.
  • Applying Expertise and Technology: Applies specialist and technical expertise; uses technology to achieve work objectives; develops job knowledge and expertise (theoretical and practical) through continual professional development; demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions.
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations: Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; exhibits high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains own quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves projects goals.
  • Following Instructions and Procedures: Follows procedures and policies; keeps to schedules; arrives punctually for work and meetings; demonstrates commitment to the organisation; complies with legal obligations and safety requirements of the role.
  • Adhering to Principles and Values: Upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity; accepts diversity; display individual responsibility towards the community and the environment; models the organisational values during every day interactions.

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

NB: Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document. Please also indicate the vacancy as the subject of your email.

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Earn 3.5m as Accounting Manager - Zoe Recruitment (International Car Rental Franchise)

Job Title:         Accounting Manager
Organisation: Zoe Recruitment
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Salary Range: UGX 3,500,000 /=

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, a car rental business with an international franchise.

Job Summary: The Accounting Manager will be responsible for supervising and managing the accounting department and all areas of financial reporting. We are looking for someone to develop and maintain accounting principles, best practices, and systems for collecting, analyzing and reporting information.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepare financial statements and analysis for whole of the company
  • Manage and supervise accounting department employees; responsible for day-to-day supervision and leadership
  • Maintain and oversee all accounting procedures and processes
  • Follow and comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
  • Record and research all financial information for analysis
  • Oversee budget reports, preparation of budgets, and analysis of budgets
  • Document and interpret complicated financial information for managers.
  • Advise on procedure and financial management as well as developing policies
  • Oversee financial reports for stockholders, taxes, regulatory agencies, and other financial groups relating to company finance
  • Audit accounting and finance departments

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is an advantage.
  • Three to four years of experience as an accountant.
  • Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online by clicking on the  title link below.

Deadline: 23rd March 2018

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Fresher REACH FLAT Intern NGO Job Opportunities - REACH

Job Title:             REACH FLAT Intern (Fresher NGO Jobs)
Organisation: REACH
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior FLAT Officer and Senior Assessment Officer

About Us:
REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two INGOs (IMPACT Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). REACH’s purpose is to promote and facilitate the development of information products that enhance the humanitarian community’s decision making and planning capacity for emergency, reconstruction and development contexts, supporting and working within the framework of the humanitarian reform process. REACH facilitates information management for aid actors through three complementary services: (a) need and situation assessments facilitated by REACH teams; (b) situation analysis using satellite imagery; (c) provision of related database and (web)-mapping facilities and expertise.

In 2018, REACH will expand its operations in Uganda addressing service delivery and information gaps in the refugee response across the country. REACH will provide direct support to UNHCR’s coordinated information management efforts through response gap analysis, coordinated needs assessments and geospatial analysis. The activities will be conducted in all refugee settlements across Uganda, from the South Sudanese response to the DRC and Burundian responses.

Job Summary: The REACH FLAT Intern is responsible for supporting REACH Assessment Officer/ Manager to ensure the successful completion of assessments in Uganda. He/she will also be responsible for related logistics, data cleaning, focus group discussion facilitation, leading enumeration teams and any other reasonable tasks need to ensure the success of the REACH mission in South Sudan and Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Management of ACTED FLATS Process for REACH: The REACH FLAT Intern will support the REACH Senior FLATS Officer and Country Focal Point through the systematization and management of all finance, logistics, administration, transportation, security processes. This will include, but not be limited to:
  • Review financial documents from field exercises prior to submission to finance
  • Gathering quotations and procuring items needed for REACH missions
  • Arranging transportation to and from field locations for REACH
  • Ensuring the timely submission of administrative paperwork such as attendance sheets and leave requests for REACH staff through the appropriate channels
  • Tracking all REACH equipment in country through monthly stock takings.
Maintenance of REACH records: The REACH FLAT Intern will ensure that all paperwork related to ACTED FLATs process is maintained and filed in a clear and logical manner for easy retrieval in the REACH Drop Box account
Support for field operations: The REACH FLAT Intern will, when needed, deploy to field operating locations to support REACH activities. This will include, but not be limited to:
  • In-field procurement
  • Transport of cash, payment of wages for casual labourers
  • Management of other FLATS processes
Other tasks: The REACH FLAT Intern will participate in other, undefined tasks that are necessary to support the REACH mission in Uganda. This will potentially include data collection, translation and liaising with local government officials.
Accountability to Communities and Beneficiaries: The staff member is responsible for ensuring that all relations with the communities we work are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner. Due attention must be paid to ensuring that communities are adequately consulted and informed about ACTED programme objectives, activities, beneficiary selection criteria, and methodologies.  This is the responsibility of every ACTED staff member.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Effective time management
  • Management of ACTED FLATS process for the REACH team
  • Clear record keeping and storage of documents
  • Good work ethic
  • Ad-hoc tasks assigned by manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University
  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian or development organizations
  • Basic skills with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset
  • Fluency in English required

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs, cover letters, certified copies of academic documents and day-time telephone numbers of three professional referees to with the subject line indicated as “REACH FLAT Intern.” You can also hand deliver your credentials to the ACTED Head Office, Plot 1102, Nsambya Road, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 26th March 2018 by 5.00pm.

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UN Protection Associate Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:    Protection Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: UNOPS 14
Vacancy Notice: 014/2018
Duty Station: Uganda

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Protection Associate monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff. The Protection Associate is expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors. He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor. The Protection Associate also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Keep abreast with political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Provide support in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection.
  • Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Actively contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • Protection activities are guided by the UNHCR country protection strategy.
  • The participation of persons of concern is facilitated through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches.
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and reported
  • Prioritize persons of concern for interview, counselling and propose protection support for individual cases.
  • Enforce compliance of local implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operating procedures.
  • Submit individual payments request for persons of concern for approval.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Protection Associate job opportunity should have completed secondary school.
  • Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required
  • At least six years of related work experience

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 21st March 2018

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