Several Fresh Graduate Jobs - Leadership Training Programme (LTP) - Medical Access Uganda Limited (MAUL)

Organisation: Medical Access Uganda Limited (MAUL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Medical Access’ mission is to enhance human health by providing efficient and sustainable health care supply chain management solutions. For the last 20 years Medical Access has been delivering life saving medicines to the people of Uganda.

Job Summary: The Leadership Training Programme (LTP) is our graduate development initiative that offers talented graduates the opportunity to work in health care supply chain management at Medical Access and related affiliates. The Programme is designed to prepare the next generation of leaders. At MAUL, we welcome highly talented fresh graduates who are resourceful; innovative and daring to excel in whatever they do, so as to make a real contribution to our winning team. Successful candidates will get an opportunity to train in areas including; Supply Chain Management, Quality Assurance, Database Management and Programing, Finance, Health Systems Strengthening, Laboratory Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Monitoring & Evaluation, Sales and Marketing.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Our programme provides hands-on experience in the above field and graduates gain valuable experience that can qualify them for a wealth of many exciting opportunities within our company and the job market .
  • You will be joining a highly professional team inspired by working in a highly dynamic environment. Our company values are embedded in whatever we do and define who we are and how we work and relate with each other.
  • If you have what it takes and seek stimulating challenges in the supply chain management business, this is the perfect opportunity for you to join the winning team.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The competition for places in our graduate programme is strong, so applicants need to demonstrate a history of academic excellence. We are looking for graduates with a degree in Computer Science with interest in Programing, Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory, Finance, Accounting and Commerce. Interested candidates should have graduated either within the last two years or just finished university.
Personal Attributes
  • Talented and highly motivated;
  • Excellent communicator, strategic thinker and problem solver;
  • Team player, flexible, adaptable and resourceful;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

How to Apply:
The candidates should send complete applications with application letters, CVs and copies of academic documents via Email to: The above documents should be scanned and attached to the email as one PDF document. Applications should have the applicant’s name in the subject line. 

Or Hand deliver to;

The Human Resources Manager,   
Medical Access Uganda Limited,
Plot 26, Nakasero Road, Kampala.  Uganda
Tel; 0312 207300

Deadline: 27th April 2018 by 5:00PM

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Entry Level UN Resettlement Assistant (Senior Receptionist) Job Careers - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Position Number: UNOPS 27
Vacancy Notice Number: UNOPS-030/2018
Reports to: Senior Resettlement Officer
Post Grade: LICA4

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: Overall Resettlement co-ordination and management in Uganda is under the authority and supervision of the Senior Resettlement Officer, Julia Zajkowski. Routine management of resettlement activities is primarily accomplished through two Resettlement Officers who divide responsibilities along geographic lines. The Resettlement Officer in Kampala (Gemma Woods), manages and supports resettlement activities in the urban center of Kampala and covers Sub Office Hoima and Sub-Offices in Northern Uganda (Adjumani, Arua, Moyo and Yumbe). The Resettlement Officer in Sub-Office Mbarara (Elizabeth Chege), manages resettlement activities in the settlements of Nakivale, Kyaka, Oruchinga and Rwamwanja.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct interviews with refugees in the resettlement process, taking detailed histories of events in the country of asylum and country of origin
  • Assess cases against requirements of 1951 Refugee Convention and resettlement criteria and analyse protection needs, resettlement needs and refugee claims
  • Produce high quality and persuasive RRFs for submission to resettlement countries
  • Conduct counselling with refugees in the resettlement process, including counselling against fraud
  • Update proGres and physical files appropriately with action taken on cases
  • Correctly identify and flag cases which require additional support / follow up by other units and refer cases as needed
  • Perform any other tasks as required

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The Resettlement Associate will be required to complete 5 RRFs per week for submission to the reviewing officer
  • Awareness of the importance of preventing fraud and ways to mitigate risks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in teams;
  • Ability to work in stressful situations;
  • Ability to conduct assessments and identify protection risks of individuals and groups;
  • Awareness of gender issues and how to apply a rights- and community-based approach to identify and respond to specific needs;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Resettlement Assistant (Senior Receptionist) job opportunity should hold an academic degree in relevant area (e.g. social sciences, law, etc.)
  • At least two years of work experience in relevant work area (e.g. conducting social assessments, individual case advocacy, working with refugees in a resettlement context etc.)
  • Excellent drafting skills in English is required.
  • Knowledge of and/or preparedness to become familiar with and abide by UNHCR’s principles, Code of Conduct and humanitarian goals;
  • Knowledge of the international legal framework governing refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons and statelessness;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR guidelines on refugee status determination and resettlement.
  • Excellent interviewing and counselling skills especially skills interviewing vulnerable persons-highly desirable.
  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills;
  • Experience giving advice on resettlement guidelines / policy – highly desirable;
  • Previous experience in the area of refugee resettlement - conducting refugee resettlement assessments and submissions – highly desirable.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates 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: 29th April 2018

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Senior Procurement Officer Job Placement - Duma Works

Organisation: Duma Works
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They are efficiently connecting employers and potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform that fuses traditional human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital process to simplify how growing businesses hire top talent on the African continent. Since 2012, hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used DUMA Works to save time and money when identifying qualified job candidates. They are recruiting for a valuable client, a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Senior Procurement Officer will be responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.
All purchases shall be in accordance with company standard practices and all state laws. The incumbent will promote and maintain a high level of communication and liaison with the external supplier community and departments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Supplier Identification: Find and review potential suppliers of stock items to be bought locally and internationally to ensure quality products from suppliers under good terms, e.g. Credit and present your review in a structured report to enable effective decision making.
  • Procurement Projects: Review opportunities for improving Procurement, such as changing local supplier or moving to bulk purchase of an item Stock Management.
  • Forecasting: Review and understand past and future stock movements at SolarNow, through which you work on accurate forecasting of order requirements for products sourced internationally.
  • Payment Planning: You review order requirements to enable accurate cash requirement planning across months, you further ensure that cash requirement is within constraints given by finance Order Management.
  • Overview: Track all orders made against key requirements set in the order overview to enable accurate tracking of orders and supplier management. You identify key trends in the data tracked and share ideas with your manager for improvements.
  • Order Placement: Get quotations from suppliers for orders, based on the forecast, and ensure accurate paperwork to place orders within a risk free Procurement environment.
  • Order Production, Inspection and Shipping: You work with the supplier and chosen shipping agents to ensure no delays and correct paperwork during the order process.
  • Review of shipping in a structured report to enable effective decision making. Use the information from shipping reports to actively identify alternative Management and Coaching.
  • Reporting: Prepare weekly report on time to enable accurate tracking of your work and the Procurement team
  • Quality Assurance: Review work done by Junior Officers to ensure it meets requirements
  • Performance Monitoring: Track and review the performance of Junior Officers to ensure optimal team performance
  • Mentoring and Coaching: Support the development of Junior Officers 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Bachelors in Procurement and supply Chain management, Procurement and Logistics or similar field.
  • Certified Professional Purchaser accreditation is a must.
  • Client/Customer Awareness
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Listening Skills
  • Organizing/Planning Ability
  • Personal Work Ethic
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Team work and relation building ability
  • Good communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to: with the subject line as “3342”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 3342 Okedi Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through. You may also apply online at the link below.

N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.

Deadline: 31st May 2018

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No Experience Workshop Receptionist Jobs - Mobikey (MAN Truck & Bus Car Importer)

Job Title:     Workshop Receptionist
Organization: Mobikey
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Mobikey is the official importer for the Ugandan market of MAN Truck & Bus AG, one of the leading international suppliers of commercial vehicles and transport solutions. We offer new and used trucks and buses, full service support and MAN genuine spare parts. MAN vehicles are characterized by a high degree of craftsmanship, emphasized cost-effectiveness, reliability and durability in the toughest operating conditions. Our goal is that besides reliable and efficient vehicles, high standards of business and staff competence ultimately results in even better service for all users of MAN vehicles.

Job Summary: The Workshop Receptionist - Mobikey will schedule maintenance and repair appointments through adequate liaison with workshop Supervisor, charge-hand, parts-man and clients, ensuring that booking in and out procedures are in place and that all documentation requirements are followed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Be fully familiar with and ensure compliance, within the scope of the receptionist’s duties, with the requirements of Contracts Vehicle Maintenance Policy.
  • Responsible for maintaining the scheduled maintenance planning board, ensuring that vehicles and ancillary equipment are maintained to the appropriate frequencies.
  • Apply the scheduled maintenance booking process, circulating appointments to clients so that they are aware of what vehicles are due and when they are required.
  • Produce vehicle inspection sheets, completing the header boxes as required, ensuring that mechanics have them available prior to commencing the work and coordinating any outstanding repairs or specific tasks which are to be incorporated.
  • Handle client enquiries regarding the progress of maintenance and repairs.
  • Maintain the workshop diary and out of service log.
  • Keenly monitor and measure progress on work performed by sub-contractors.
  • Identify warranty claims, where appropriate, and ensure they are maximized and progressed commercially.
  • Progress Driver Defect Reports, highlighting the requirements to the workshop supervisor or charge-hand.
  • Raise all job sheets.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completion of all statutory maintenance documentation completed by mechanics i.e. inspection sheets, driver defect reports, job sheets, etc. and that it is properly filed for the required retention period.

  • Operate computer terminals, including direct input into computerized stores system and timesheets into costing system.
  • Provide information to HQ staff, Income and Creditors Sections. Complete Cheque requests for MOT testing, etc.
  • Collect and return vehicles, as required.
  • Liaise closely with Workshop Supervisor, charge-hand and parts-man as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should have relevant skills, qualifications and experience

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their Email applications to with the subject clearly marked: ‘Client- Job Title’. E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.

Deadline: 27th April 2018

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Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner NGO Careers - Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:              Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Global Director, Human Resources

About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

Job Summary: The Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner will help us keep our great people. The incumbent will also provide counsel on thorny personnel issues.  Promote a fun and inclusive workplace. Create competitive compensation packages. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop strategy.  We need you to translate business goals into a people strategy for Uganda.  Working with managers, you will forecast the number and type of staff Living Goods needs in Uganda. You will adapt global policies to the local context.
  • Build a culture based on our values.  Working with the Uganda leadership teams, you will champion our organizational culture in Uganda, striving to create a positive and productive workplace.  One that values hard work, feedback and continuous improvement, inclusion and commitment.  You will further our progress towards becoming a Great Place to Work ™
  • Recognize and reward greatness.  You will develop creative ways to celebrate employee effort and reward results.   
  • Keep great people. You will develop and spearhead our efforts to identify and manage talent.
  • Promote learning. You will work across the organization to identify training needs and develop creative approaches to addressing the gaps.
  • Coach managers. We need you to help managers learn how to best guide and motivate employees in Uganda .  You will guide managers on how to address performance issues in ways that preserve employee dignity and promote productivity. 
  • Make sure we play by the rules.  You will serve as the chief human resources compliance officer in Uganda.  You will oversee internal and external audits and ensure reporting to relevant audiences.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner job placement should have eight years of human resources experience in Uganda.  Your experience is in a variety of areas, such as employee relations, compensation and benefits, engagement, career development and performance management.  You have a basic understanding of Uganda’s employment law and a relevant bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Leadership skills.  You have a track record of leading human resources initiatives and of managing change in a growing environment.  Your knowledge and gravitas makes you a trusted partner to senior managers.
  • Global organization experience.  You have experience in an international company or NGO.
  • Customer service skills.  Like the acronym “HR,” our team is both human and resourceful. Your can-do spirit shifts the HR paradigm from “you can’t do that” to “yes we can.”
  • Lives our values. You can thrive in our culture–you can demonstrate inclusion, integrity, innovation, quick footedness, collaboration, and accountability.
  • Team player.  You play well with others enjoy seeing the impact of our work as a team.
  • Multitasks.  You’re able to juggle multiple tasks at once while ‘staying calm and carrying on.’  You think strategically, handle ambiguity and work well in a multicultural environment.

NB: Please note that only candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.

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

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