180 Fresher Diploma Jobs - Direct Sales Officers at SolarNow

Job Title:          Direct Sales Officers (180 Fresher Jobs – 15 For Each Duty Station)     Organisation:  SolarNow Duty Station:   Ji...

23 April 2017

180 Fresher Diploma Jobs - Direct Sales Officers at SolarNow

Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Jinja, Hoima, Kiboga, Kabale, Nebbi, Kamuli, Bundibugyo, Kagadi, Iganga, Rushere, Lyantonde and Kyotera, 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. 

Job Summary: The 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: 
  • The Sales Officer will market for Solar Now products through generating quality leads by contacting potential buyers of solar systems as well as maintaining client relations.
  • Client follow-up: Contact existing clients and get Upgrades and Referrals.
  • Assessment: Assess credit applicants and assess credit worthiness
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Direct Sales Officer jobs must hold Degrees or Diplomas in Marketing OR electrical engineering OR equivalent
  • At least one year of related working experience in sales and marketing or related field in a reputable organisation
  • Technical (solar) experience is an advantage (technical diploma holders are encouraged to apply)
  • Field experience is mandatory 
  • Previous experience in Renewable energy business is an added advantage.
  • Growth opportunities to Branch Team Leader positions possible for high performers
  • Suitable candidates must speak the native language in the specified region 
  • Be ready to live and work in the region 
    NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

    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 to recruitmentug@solarnow.eu with their updated CVs (no other documents).

    Deadline: 21st April 2017

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    USAID / Uganda Public Financial Management Consultant / Researcher Jobs - QED Group, LLC

    Organization: QED Group, LLC
    Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
    Duration: 6 Months 

    About QED:
    The QED Group, LLC is a full-service international development firm that provides practical solutions to social problems through sound analysis, proven management techniques, and creative implementation. We focus our efforts on two core practice areas: Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management. We work with U.S. agencies and overseas governments, international donors, private-sector clients, and PVOs/NGOs in more than 80 countries around the world. Key clients include USAID, the U.S. Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.

    About USAID/Uganda MEL Program: 
    The USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program, also referred to as The Learning Contract, is a five-year activity that supports the USAID Mission’s Program and Policy Development office. USAID/Uganda contracted QED to implement this program, which provides Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) support services and aims to increase USAID/Uganda’s capacity to implement a Mission-wide Collaboration, Learning and Adapting (CLA) approach.

    Job Summary: The Public Financial Management Consultant/Researcher will support the USAID/Uganda’s Country Development and Cooperation Strategy for 2017-2022 (CDCS 2.0) identified weak functionality of country systems and slow implementation of policies as significant barriers to Uganda achieving sustainable development.

    To support the operationalization of relevant portions of the CDCS, USAID/Uganda seeks to understand the fiduciary risk environment in Uganda to inform decisions whether to establish Government to Government (G2G) arrangements, which involve using Government of Uganda public financial management (PFM) systems to deliver aid and implement USAID Foreign Assistance.

    The Consultant will support the USAID Mission to perform analyses of several thematic areas around PFM at the national and sub national level, support the performance of Public Financial Management Risk Assessment Framework (PFMRAF) Stage 1 & 2 assessments, and support the design and implementation of Government to Government (G2G) activities. The consultant’s efforts will be directed to only those activities that are not inherently governmental, as defined by relevant Agency guidelines.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities: Working independently under the supervision of the Mission Controller or his/her designate, the consultant will:
    • Support USAID/Uganda Office of Financial Management in the performance of a country level examination of GoU PFM environment and associated fiduciary and related risks (PMFRAF Stage 1 Rapid Appraisal), as well as elements of governance and public accountability. This examination will be used to meet the requirements of the PFMRAF Stage 1 Rapid Appraisal, and will be guided by the Stage 1 Checklist, ADS 220 and ADS 220mae.
    • Perform a “Fiduciary and Capacity Risk Profile” of twenty GOU entities (list will be provided by USAID) to help USAID make a preliminary determination of their suitability for a potential Government to Government “Pilot” arrangement in line with the provisions and waivers outlined in ADS 220.3.1 (b) (1). 
    • Analyze the systems in ten GOU entities selected by USAID from # 2 above. For each entity, the consultant will determine and document that the entity has the systems required to manage the proposed assistance. 
    Key Deliverables:
    • Completed DRAFT PFMRAF Stage 1 Questionnaire
    • Draft minutes of meetings with various GoU and other entities with clear identification of areas of responsibilities; includes following up with responsible parties on open actions items
    • Draft minutes of meetings/interviews of fieldwork which will consist of interviews and meetings (30-40 meetings/interviews) with GoU counterparts in Accountability entities, including MoFPED, Office of Auditor General, PPDA, Inspectorate General of Government, Internal Auditor General, etc. A minimum of 30-40 meetings are expected
    • Draft version of the Stage 1 Appraisal report 
    Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
    • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Accounting, Auditing, Commerce, Public Policy, or related areas;
    • A minimum of ten years’ experience in Public Financial Management; to include any aspects of designing or implementing PFM reforms at national government level, PFM capacity building, drafting PFM regulations, etc.;
    • A minimum of five years of experience in Public Financial Management (PFM) work in Uganda is required;
    • Significant experience in consulting for national governments, bilateral or multilateral donors (e.g. World Bank, IMF, EU, USAID, DfID) preferred;
    • Expertise with applying diagnostic tools (e.g. PEFA, IMF Fiscal Transparency diagnostic, TADAT) or performing other PFM-related diagnostics is preferred;
    • Significant experience supporting National level Accountability Sector institutional reforms (e.g. Ministry of Finance, National Procurement Agency, Supreme Audit Institutions, etc.) is required;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
    • Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of all office applications. 

    How to Apply:
    All suitably qualified and interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should send their CV, Cover letter and Bio Data Form, download here, expressing interest to thelearningcontract.recruit@gmail.com with the subject line as “ATTN: Consultancy Opportunity (USAID/Uganda Public Financial Management/Government to Government (G2G) Analysis.”

    Deadline: 27th April 2017 by 5:00pm

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    Human Resources Officer Canadian Non-profit Jobs - Raising the Village International (RTV)

    Job Title:      Human Resources Officer
    Organization: Raising the Village International (RTV)
    Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
    Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

    About US:
    Raising The Village International (RTV) is a Canadian non-profit organization which works in works with hard to reach “last-mile” villages in Uganda focused on ending extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity, nurturing income-generation activities and building local capacity, while moving communities toward economic self-sufficiency.
    Job Summary: The Human Resources Officer originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development at Raising The Village. The Human Resources Officer coordinates implementation of services, policies, and programs; reports to the Finance and Administration Manager, and assists and advises Raising The Village Management about Human Resources issues.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
    • Conducts the recruiting planning meetings when needed staff is identified.
    • Coordination of all aspects of recruitment include posting, tracking of candidates and the interview process
    • Reviews resumes for all candidates and interviews, when assigned, candidates for employment.
    • Tasked with the preparation of Paperwork, as required
    • Conducts onboarding and orientation for new employees
    • Ensures appropriate resources are available for new employees
    HR Administration/Policy and Procedures:
    • Prepares and reviews RTV policy and procedures, employee contracts and documentation, templates and forms
    • Reviews organizational and space planning throughout RTV head and field offices
    • Provides day-to-day benefits administration services. Assist employees with any claim issues.
    • Develops and schedules benefits orientations and other benefits training.
    • Recommends changes in benefits offered, especially new benefits aimed at employee satisfaction and retention.
    Performance Review Process:
    • Coordinate the performance review assisting managers and staff to complete in a timely manner, twice a year
    • Review and recommend, based on feedback review and results, HR issues to senior management.
    • Provide employment development opportunities (in-house or external training) based on identified needs.
    HR Projects and Workplan:
    • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
    • Maintain and execute year workplan to improve the Human Resource function within the organization.
    • Submit reports to Management Team highlighting HR issues.
    • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
    • Assists to establish departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
    • The ideal candidate for the Raising The Village Human Resources Officer job opportunity should hold a University Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or Organization Development, or related fields
    • At least two to five years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources.
    • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations is preferred.
    • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred, not required.
    • Previous experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs is an added advantage.
    • Broad knowledge and understanding of employment laws and practices.
    • Effective oral and written communication, fluent in English
    • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.
    • Ability to travel 25% of time, as required
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Project management skills
    • Strong training & facilitation/coaching skills.
    • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
    • Accurately completes multiple tasks while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, available resources and multiple reporting relationships. 
    For detailed job description, please Click Here

    How to Apply:
    All qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae including address, telephone contact and two references to: recruitment@raisingthevillage.org

    • PDF documents are preferred, and include all relevant information in your letter or CV, no other documents will be forwarded to the hiring committee.
    • Please indicate your position of interest in your email or subject line.
    • Resumes received after the deadline will still be considered in a future round.

    Deadline: 2nd May 2017

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    Training in Project Planning & Management: Fundraising for any Project

    Training in Project Planning & Management: Fundraising for any Project

    (Saturday 13th May 2017 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm)

    Our website, www.theugandanjobline.com has advertised over 2000 Project Management jobs this year ranging from a variety of sectors i.e. NGOs, Embassies, Government Agencies, etc. Fundraising plays a pivotal role in project management and many of those currently employed find it hard to achieve this target which in the worst cases costs them their jobs. Are you a fresh graduate or an experienced professional struggling with this target?? Please read ahead.

    Data Capital International announces one day training in fundraising scheduled for 13th May 2017. Fundraising is the process of gathering voluntary contributions of money or other resources, by requesting donations from individuals, businesses, charitable foundations, or governmental agencies. Although fundraising typically refers to efforts to gather money for non-profit organizations, it is sometimes used to refer to the identification and solicitation of investors or other sources of capital for for-profit enterprises. This is has proved to be a challenge to NGOs, CBOs, government departments and Individuals starter intending set up businesses and or projects. This course will introduce to you to approaches of overcoming the fears of startup capital or funds for development. Although some people think of writing proposals or business plans as formal tools of fundraising, these tools require unique skills which are lacking in many people. There are also other many fundraising methods not known by the majority including You!!. Please don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the important fundraising approaches to solve your unemployment problem or a way of generating capital to become self employed or buy important assets.

    Why you should attend?
    • This short course is rigorously developed, regularly updated and delivered by top quality sector experts who understand the current fundraising climate and the challenges you face;
    • We offer technique-specific courses and master classes knowledge/skills which are relevant for job seekers of all levels i.e. entry level (freshers), mid-level professionals (refresher) and expert professionals. The emphasis in face-to-face hands on training is to provide you with a highly interactive experience; and group numbers are strictly limited to allow you the time and space to engage effectively with your peers and the tutor;
    • This course is highly interactive, stimulating and enjoyable, and delivered by sector experts;
    • We help you to think beyond the classroom to the practical application of what you learn, giving you the tools to reach your fundraising potential;
    • Together we can help enable you to become the best fundraiser you can be;
    • Other benefits include opportunities to network with project managers/experts, and sharing knowledge from practitioners;
    • Finally, the training completion certificate will  be given immediately after training on the same day; 
    Training Content:
    • Understanding the various sources of fund for starter-up and projects development;
    • Mastering the skills of writing fundable project proposals;
    • Skills of preparing acceptable project budgets in a project proposal;
    • Mastering the skill of donor mapping, networking and alliance building;
    • How to improve organization credibility among the stakeholders;
    • The triple constraints for implementation of any project;
    • Principles of preparing a business plan for any investment;

    Who should attend? This course is suitable for new fundraisers and fundraisers with several years’ experience. Whether you need to learn a new skill or boost an existing one, this training is every important and opportunity for you to expand your capacity to generate more money for your projects (Business people, organization mangers, entrepreneurs, community development officers and students capable of conceptualizing the fundraising skill for future career pursuit)

    • Training will take place at Makerere University Pharmacy Building;
    • Registration can be done at Makerere University Pharmacy Building skills Room 5;
    • Training costs only Ugshs 100,000/= for each participant. Please pick your receipt after paying; This money includes lunch, breakfast, training materials and training certificate shall be offered the same day;
    • This training will offer you with hands-on skills and present you with an opportunity to interact with a range of participants for networking and leveraging job opportunities;
    • Call Robert: 0782 552979 or Justine:+256704279568 for guidance and details;
    • You many also send all your E-mail inquiries to: info@datacapitalint.com 

    Deadline: 12th May 2017 by 4:00pm;

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    Several Fresher Credit Officer Career Jobs - UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

    Organization: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
    Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
    Reports to: Credit Supervisor

    About UGAFODE:
    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 Credit Officer is mainly responsible for recruiting of clients and visiting prospective clients homes and business to access the credit worthiness   and will manage the portfolio effectively and efficiently to ensure sustainability. 

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
    Promotion of products and origination of new clients:
    ·         In charge of marketing of the Individual lending products
    ·         Client mobilization and sensitization on all loan individual loan aspects
    ·         Build and maintain portfolio of quality clients rapidly and consistently to reach target portfolio within assigned period. 
    ·         Work closely with community organizations, business associations, and individual entrepreneurs
    Conduct loan evaluations according to policies and procedures :
    ·         Develop an accurate evaluation of each client’s capacity and willingness to repay the requested loan.
    ·         Correctly complete loan application and evaluation forms;
    ·         Arrange and undertake business site visits;
    ·         Verify and cross-check all information relevant to the loan application and evaluation;
    ·         Evaluate the willingness and capacity to repay of the client;
    ·         Ensure an appropriate guarantee is in place and documented;
    ·         Determine and present loan terms and conditions to credit committee.
    Credit committee member:
    ·         Actively participate in credit committees providing input on other members’ loan proposals;
    ·         Prepare and present own loan proposals to credit committee.
    Provide high-quality customer service:
    ·         Build relationships with each client to support the business success and cultivate loyalty.
    ·         Offer suggestions and referrals where appropriate and within company policy;
    Manage and recover late repayments:
    ·         Implement late repayment recovery procedures of UGAFODE;
    ·         Achieve and maintain targets on portfolio at risk and loan loss;
    ·         Regularly monitor repayment reports daily and client behavior patterns.
    Build community rapport:
    ·         Build rapport with community, business associations and leaders;
    ·         Be known and visible in the community;

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
    ·         The ideal candidates for the UGAFODE Credit Officer jobs must hold Bachelor’s degrees in Microfinance or related field
    ·         Two years experience in Microfinance Institution
    ·         High level of integrity and commitment to excellence
    ·         Good customer service and relational skills
    ·         Excellent communication skills

    How to Apply:
    All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications which should include a motivation letter and an up-to-date detailed CV, certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional certificates. Your applications should include names of three professional referees and a day-time telephone contact. Address them to:

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

    Email to: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please indicate the position you are applying for)

    Deadline: 28th April 2017

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