240 Fresher Diploma Jobs - Direct Sales Officers at SolarNow

Job Title:         Direct Sales Officers (240 Fresher Jobs – 15 For Each Duty Station)    Organisation: SolarNow Duty Station:   Mbale...

30 March 2017

Fresher Reception Centre Assistant NGO Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:         Reception Centre Assistant
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Centre Supervisor

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary: The Reception Centre Assistant will support the quality, timely implementation of transit centre management activities in compliance with DRC standards and budgets.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Work closely with URDMC team to ensure that the 3 days hot meal provision at reception center /settlement level is done effectively
  • Regularly CHECK the Reception Centre to ensure that there is enough space for accommodation for POCs
  • The incumbent will also coordinate with protection staff of DRC, OPM and UNHCR in explaining to the new arrivals the process of relocation to settlements
  • Liaise with DRC protection and Community Service staff to provide special attention to UAM/SCs and persons with specific needs (PSNs) such as disabled and elderly persons.
  • Coordinate with DRC /LWF Protection /Community service staff for the receipt of the relocated Persons of Concern at Reception /Settlement, especially PSNs.
  • Tasked with recording and Sharing of the Relocation Information actual and against target for onward submission.
  • Coordinate with DRC, OPM and UNHCR staff to assist the new arrivals to Board BUSES/TRUCKS by calling their names and checking their presence as per the relocation list.
  • Supervision of casual workers especially those assisting in Loading of Luggage and Shelter Pole distribution
  • Prepare and submit timely activity, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Contribute to project planning, development of proposals and lessons learned processes
  • Prepare and submit weekly action plan to the supervisor
  • Perform any other additional duties assigned by the supervisor in order to allow the organization to function optimally.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Reception Centre Assistant job placement should hold a University degree in Social Sciences, Arts and Development studies from recognized Institution.
  • At least two years’ experience in implementing environmental conservation-related activities.
  • Previous experience of managing and supervising staff.
  • Prior exposure and experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good organizational and people management skills.
  • Ability to work in the field and should hold a Valid Riding license
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken in the operation area (Adjumani) is an asset is an added advantage
  • Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.
  • All applications should be sent to administrator@drcuganda.org clearly indicating position name in the subject line.

Deadline: 12th April 2017

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UN Government Partnerships Officer Career Jobs - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:             Government Partnerships Officer
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Position Grade: NOB
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. . Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary: The Government Partnerships Officer will support the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) through contributing to the development of new and existing partnerships with government partners in order to advocate the work of WFP, and raise and mobilize resources to support WFP programmes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate and assist in negotiations for contributions and partnership agreements, in line with internal policies and external regulations, in order to reach advantageous outcomes, such as more flexibility and predictability.
  • Implement the work plan for assigned area by delivering activities that maintain and develop government partnerships in order to maximise resources raised for the programme.
  • Significantly contribute to the management of a portfolio of partnerships, soliciting contributions, providing donor stewardship, and analysing results, in order to maximise resources raised.
  • Offer support to technical units in the Country Office, Regional Bureau and/or Headquarters as required, in order to assist them to effectively mobilise donor resources and to ensure the donor conditions are met and adhered to at different programming levels.
  • Prepare briefs on resourcing outlook for: Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and Country Budget Portfolio (CBP) ; Country/Regional/Division Directors; the Strategic Programme Review Process (s-PRP) and the Electronic Programme Review Process (e-PRP); supply chain meetings; and operate as a resourcing focal point in order to ensure that concerns are adequately considered.
  • Guide more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.
  • Collate and analyse data for the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on donors and programmes, to enable informed decision-making and action planning by senior stakeholders.
  • Proactively contribute to ideas and highlight fundraising opportunities to senior managers for new strategies to maintain and increase funding from new and traditional donors.
  • Prepare and provide regular information to educate new and potential donors on the strategy, design, relevance and impact of WFP programmes, and to advocate the work of WFP.
  • Represent WFP at international meetings at appropriate levels, in such a way that advances the government partnerships strategy and objectives, and builds support for WFP activities.
  • Prepare and provide inputs for briefing documents for senior level management meetings with donors.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with representatives of government donors through appropriate channels, and coordinate donor meetings, attending where required.
  • Coordinate work with other government partnership officers to ensure the flow of information and other WFP units to align activities and ensure donor visibility and that donor conditions are met.
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of a crisis.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Government Partnerships Officer career opportunity should hold an advanced University degree in Economics, International Development, Development Economics, Marketing Communications, Business Administration, Journalism or any other related field or a First University degree with additional years of related experience.
  • At least six years of relevant experience in business development (private sector), development and/or humanitarian affairs or related fields;
  • Experience in implementing the resource mobilization work plan by delivering specific activities as defined;
  • Experience in providing direction to one or more junior staff members within area of expertise;
  • Prior experience in participating and supporting negotiations for contributions and partnerships agreements with donors and host governments, in line with Internal policies and external regulations;
  • Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.

Personal Competencies:
  • Relationship Management: Demonstrates ability to build and sustain effective collaborative relationships with appropriate stakeholders and contacts in area of expertise to raise the profile of WFP, build relationships and further organisational aims.
  • Communication Expertise: Facilitates and contributes to open verbal or written communication with stakeholders as required (i.e. through preparation of targeted written or visual communications materials, presentations, and official documentation) to convey tailored messages. Engages in mutually informative discussion with partners and influencers.
  • Information Analytics, Reporting & Management: Gathers, analyses and reports information in a manner that draws out fact-based insights to inform approach to partner relationships and support substantive discussion with partners. Captures relevant information and progress, and ensures internal information sharing.
  • Resource Mobilisation: Demonstrates the ability to design and manage the full resource mobilisation lifecycle, including negotiating with partners and key stakeholders, providing resourcing advice and briefs to senior managers, leading medium/large teams and strategically allocating material and other appropriate resources.
  • Business Process Support & Technical Guidance: Provides technical support to other business areas, identifying procedural issues and solutions. Applies understanding to ensure system maintenance and to support the design and implementation of system changes, supporting users and ensuring relevant training and materials are provided as necessary.

4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities (Purpose, People, Performance and Partnership):
  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.
  • People:
  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.
  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
  • Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.
  • Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.
  • Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 6th April 2017

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240 Fresher Diploma Direct Sales Officer Jobs - SolarNow

Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Mbale, Masindi, Jinja, Hoima, Kiboga, Tororo, Luweero, Ishaka, Kabale, Nebbi, Kasese, Iganga, Bundibugyo, Kagadi, Kamuli, Kamwenge, 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: 31st March 2017

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    Financial Analyst Job Placement - Tugende

    Job Title:             Financial Analyst
    Organisation: Tugende
    Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
    Reports to: Finance Manager

    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. We currently serve over 3,300 customers in Kampala, Mbarara, Jinja, and Mbale. We plan to expand to at least 10 locations in Uganda over the next 1-2 years and then to regional neighbours which may include Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan.

    Job Summary: The Financial Analyst will mainly be responsible for synthesizing the organization’s financial information into actionable insights.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
    Analysing current performance:
    • Render support in the development and preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of Financial Performance. This includes, but is not limited to: actual vs. budget performance, cash flow tracking, and portfolio movement (disbursement, write-off, etc.)
    • Generate and synthesize findings of portfolio-level reports including Portfolio at Risk (PAR) and Portfolio Arrears
    • Identify trends in financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement
    • Provide financial analysis support to various areas of the company.
    • Suggest and develop creative new ways to synthesize the organization’s information working alongside Business Intelligence and Operations stakeholders
    Forecasting and analysing future performance:
    • Updating existing financial model – including a valuation of the business - based on the requirements of key stakeholders
    • Prepare detailed annual budget and monthly financial forecasts.
    Developing presentation material:
    • Synthesize business trends and analysis into internal- and external-facing presentation materials
    • Respond to ad hoc requests for analysis in a timely manner
    Conducting market research:
    • The incumbent will research comparable organizations to uncover Best Practices and trends, and to understand the competitive landscape in Uganda and abroad
    • Understand and implement Financial Analysis Best Practices

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
    • The ideal candidate for the Financial Analyst job placement should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Business Administration or other related field
    • A minimum of three years’ experience working in Financial Analysis
    • Advanced analytical and quantitative reasoning ability with an ability to link strategy to financial plans.
    • The Financial Analyst should be highly creative with entrepreneurial skills and a resilient temperament, with the work background to hit the ground running and the desire to grow his or her own skills and knowledge alongside the success of teammates and the company as a whole.
    • The ideal candidate will be a socially minded professional excited to use skills from the corporate world to make a sustainable and financially viable social impact.
    • Lastly, the candidate will embody Tugende’s core values of empathy, integrity, teamwork, having a solution-orientation and be committed to personal and professional growth and improvement.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
    • Extensive knowledge of automated/manual financial and accounting reporting systems
    • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in accounting software and all Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint; Excel and PowerPoint proficiency essential
    • Comfort working in a highly dynamic start-up environment and ability to manage confidential information and situations with efficiency, flexibility and diplomacy
    • Prepared to do all the detailed work with minimal supervision
    • Proper and reliable references must be taken up to ensure that the person appointed is completely trustworthy    
    • Preference will be given to Ugandan nationals
    • Fluency in Luganda is desired
    • Previous exposure and experience working in similar lease-to-own / asset financing businesses is an added advantage

    Job Benefits:
    • Hours and Compensation: This position is for a full-time employee who can take on additional responsibilities as new tasks and projects come up. Compensation will be determined based on experience and commitment
    • 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 boda 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!
    • Great Team: Tugende has a smart, fun, and growing team of 94 staff and growing. We take our work seriously, but love to joke and have fun. We regularly have fully-paid, voluntary team outings, as well as fun 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: 30th April 2017

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    Customer Service Jobs - Service Attendant at Sameer Africa Limited

    Job Title:     Service Attendant
    Organisation:  Sameer Africa Limited
    Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

    About US:
    Sameer Africa Limited, under the name Firestone East Africa (1969) Limited, was established in Kenya in 1969 by Firestone Tyre and Rubber Company of the USA and the Government Kenya to produce tyres for the East African market. It is now a leading manufacturer and provider of tyres and tyre solutions with offices in Uganda and the COMESA region.

    Job Summary: The Service Attendant will mainly ensure customer satisfaction by providing advice and service in tyre solutions at the Yana Tyre Centres (YTCs).

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
    • In charge of inspecting and identifying the tyre requirements of the customer
    • Changing, fitting, balancing and aligning tyres and wheels as per the YTC’s stipulated guidelines
    • Providing tips on tyre care and maintenance
    • Ensuring proper handling and maintenance of YTC tools and equipments as per machine operation manuals
    • Tasked with observing work place occupational safety and health procedures
    • Sending customer and product feedback
    • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by management

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
    • The ideal candidate must hold both O and A’ Level certificates.
    • A diploma in Automobile engineering
    • Possess a certificate in Automobile or Mechanics with two years’ experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent customer handling skills
    • Working knowledge on use of tyre tools and equipments
    • Knowledge in tyres and tubes will be an added advantage

    How to Apply:
    All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed CV’s to the following email address: vacancies@sameerafrica.com. Please kindly indicate your telephone contacts, names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be a current or previous employer. Also indicate current and expected remuneration. The position title should clearly be indicated as the subject of the application.

    Deadline:  7th April 2017

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