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Admin Jobs - Executive Assistant to CEO - Oroma


Organisation: Oroma
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Oroma is part of the New Nordic Group, an experienced property developer with a strong track record of over 100 successful projects. We specialize in all-inclusive real estate developments that yield stable and attractive returns, helping our investors scout for the perfect and sustainable opportunities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                     The ideal candidate should hold relevant qualifications
                     Experience as an Executive Assistant to the CEO is desired

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs to info@oroma.co 

Deadline: 22nd April 2019

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3 Fresher Logistics Assistant UN Jobs - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)




Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Mbarara (Isingiro, Rwenzori & Bunyoro), Uganda
Reports to: Logistics Officer
Grade: SC5

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:  This job will be based in WFP Office - Mbarara (Isingiro, Rwenzori & Bunyoro) and the incumbents will report to the Logistics Officer, or the designate. At this level, the incumbent is expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices for all assistance modalities for both WFP and logistics common services. He/She will be able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff. The Logistics Assistant will implement well-defined standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                     Provide support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
                     Support timely ordering and delivery of commodities and supplies to authorised partners and destinations.
                     Support management of logistics vendors’ contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement.
                     Respond to a variety of technical queries/requests for support, following standard processes, and obtaining guidance as required, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of all enquiries with a high standard of client service mind-set.
                     Contribute to budget preparation, monitoring and revision for all delivery modalities, ensuring adherence to relevant procedures and in compliance with corporate standards.
                     Assist in monitoring inventory management processes to track trends and account for the inventory status from source to beneficiary.
                     Assist in management of commodity accounting data quality and integrity.
                     Support operational pipeline analyses, assessments and operational planning for all delivery modalities.
                     Process documentation for execution of logistics operations (e.g. customs clearance, invoice verification), take appropriate actions to resolve operational issues escalating various issues to the supervisor.
                     Collect and compile data, produce and/or contribute to reports (e.g. CCTI, SPRs, financial closure, physical inventory, transport performance) and ensure information accuracy in corporate systems in support to informed decision-making.
                     Liaise with internal and limited number of external stakeholders to support efficient logistics operations management.
                     Provide guidance to other support staff, in order to assist them in completing standard tasks to agreed standards and deadline


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
                     The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Logistics Assistant job placement should hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent obtained from a recognised education institution in any of the following areas: Statistics, Economics, Logistics and Transport, Supplies Management, Busienss Administration, transport/freight forwarding/customs clearing and logistics/supply chain management, or other related area;
                     At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in Supply Chain Industry;
                     Experience in corporate accounting systems and running queries on on-going shipments and commodity stocks/food stock;
                     Experience in ananlysing data (on commodities, funds etc.) and drafting reports
                     Experience in measuring service providers' performance against set key performance indicators (KPIs)
                     Experience in preparation of contract documentation.
                     Experience using corporate systems to monitor ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.
                     Experience analysing data (on commodities, funds, etc.) and drafting reports.
                     Experience in measuring service providers’ performance against set KPIs.
                     Experience in assisting the preparation of contract documentation.
                     Experience in providing technical business support in corporate systems.


Competencies:
                     Supply Chain Management and Optimization: Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
                     Planning, Project & Resource Management: Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
                     Information Management & Reporting: Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
                     Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution: Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
                     Warehouse and Inventory Management: Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
                     Technical Assistance and Coordination: Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

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: 28th April 2019

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10 Team Leader Job Opportunities - Platinum Credit (U) Ltd


Organisation: Platinum Credit (U) Ltd
Duty Station: Upcountry, Uganda

About US:
Platinum Credit (U) Ltd is a subsidiary of Platcorp Holdings Ltd which operates as a holding company and through its subsidiaries provides emergency loans to individuals in the East African region. They are a leading Regional Micro Finance Company providing emergency loans to employed individuals in Eastern Africa with a branch network in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Platinum Credit (U) Ltd has introduced a new product available to formally employed persons working in the Private Sector.

Job Summary:  The Team Leader will be responsible for total team performance in accordance with the company policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensuring achievement of set monthly sales targets.
  • Tasked with the recruitment and retention of Sales Representatives.
  • Carrying out training for Sales Representatives.
  • Ensuring productivity of Sales Representatives.
  • Ensuring improvement in earnings for Sales Representatives.
  • In charge of welfare for Sales Representatives.
  • Coordinating marketing activities for the team.
  • Carrying out collections roles for the area under supervision.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Platinum Credit Team Leader job position must hold a Degree in a relevant field.
  • At least two years’ experience in a similar position preferably in a financial institution.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs (in Ms Word format) and testimonials (in PDF format) to the address below; (total email size should not exceed 2MB)

The Human Resource Manager,
Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Send your application to: info@platinumcredit.co.ug 

Deadline: 30th April 2019

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Several Loans Officer Job Opportunities - Cycle Connect


Organisation: Cycle Connect
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda

About US:
Cycle Connect is delivering the products and services to rural farmers to unlock potentials and propel communities forward. To catalyze farmers to realize their potential Cycle Connect offers asset financing directly to the most remote farmers. Our first product, a bicycle, connects farmers to market and other basic life needs. Our portfolio is growing with new assets that push upward mobility for rural farmers. We’re dedicated to serving farmers who are financially excluded and yet need access to assets on credit.

We are a social driven business. We are committed to our impact and the farming customers we serve, but we see the need for business opportunities in community development.
To date we’ve disbursed over 4,000 loans and are focused on another 3,000 in the coming twelve months.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
As a Loan Officer, you will have the overall responsibility to ensure a high quality loan portfolio. Your primary responsibilities will include:
Applications and Appraisals of clients (25%):
                     Evaluate the credit worthiness of individuals using the individual application and appraisal forms
                     Use Cycle Connect policies strictly when carrying out client application and appraisal processes
                     Going above and beyond the individual appraisal to use good judgment in loan processes
Loan Distribution (10%):
                     Coordinating logistics of loan disbursements
                     Ensuring bicycles are disbursed to named applicants
                     Ensure all applications and agreements are dually signed and completed
Group/Individual Repayments (40%):
                     Call or text group executives two to three days before repayment dates
                     Attend all loan repayments
                     Ensure and enforce attendance of groups at loan repayments
                     Ensure repayment schedules, group receipts, and passbooks are up to date and accurate
                     Supervise repayments to ensure timely repayments from all clients
Monitoring and Defaulting Clients (10%):
                     Proactively follow-up with clients who miss payments, starting from the day they miss
                     Comply with Cycle Connect follow-up procedures for defaulting clients
                     Assess late fines, and repossess collateral when necessary, according to organizational policies and procedures
Administrative Tasks (10%):
                     Maintain and update written and electronic loan records, as well as other client or group documents
                     Field enumeration and data reporting
                     Write all necessary loan reports
                     Photocopying, data entry, and answering phone calls as necessary
                     Other tasks deemed necessary by the supervisor
Strategy (5%):
                     Work with management to improve loan procedures and policies
                     Work with management to achieve, or exceed, quarterly and annual organization goals

Key Result Areas/ Accountabilities:
                     Thorough and accurate evaluation of creditworthiness, including home visits for each client
                     Maintain strong repayment rate (over 90%) and below 1% Portfolio at Risk (PAR30)
                     Show accountability for defaulting loans with proactive outreach and follow-up with clients from the first day they miss payment
                     Maintain strong relationships with group executives, and clients, and community leaders
                     Ensure paper and electronic group records match, are accurate and up to date


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                     The ideal candidate must hold a diploma or degree in relevant field (Finance, Business, etc.)
                     A minimum of two years of experience in a similar role at a credit institution, preference given to those who have worked at a Microfinance Institution (MFI)
                     Experience working with VSLAs, or farmer’s groups
                     Familiarity with agriculture
                     Fluency in both Luo and English, with strong written and oral communication skills
                     Ability to ride motorcycle long distances daily
                     Be able to work independently
                     Computer skills including a loan database, Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as, the ability to learn new programs
                     Extremely organized, detail-oriented, fast-paced and efficient with a high level of integrity
                     Able to work independently in an unstructured environment where systems and processes are being built or improved everyday

Why work with us?
                     Cycle Connect is growing quickly, which allows the opportunity of staff to grow with us. We offer professional development stipends for employees to use at workshops or trainings of their choice.
                     We offer competitive salaries and monthly airtime stipends.
                     We are constantly seeking to build the best company. This means we take your feedback seriously – your knowledge and experience can improve our policies and procedures.
                     While our team is result-oriented, we also have a lot of fun. We enjoy team meals and lots of laughter.

Other information:
You will work primarily out of our office in Gulu. You will spend approximately 75% of your time in the field. Working hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm. Evening and weekend work may be needed. As a Loan Officer, you report to the credit supervisor and will work alongside a growing team of eight Loan Officers and two other Marketing Officers.
We are also looking out for a cultural fit and values that we embody are non-negotiable, candidates should embody all Cycle Connect values and ensure they live up to our values. Below are our core values, Humility, Integrity, Accessibility, Boldness, Solution Oriented

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


Deadline: 30th April 2019

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Programme Officer / Project Officer NGO Jobs - Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)




Organization: Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programmes Manager

About US:
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter is a Non-Governmental Organization established in 1997 as part of the wider FAWE Network to address gender disparities in Education.

Job Summary:  The Programme Officer shall be part of the programmes team and shall provide support in planning, budgeting and implementation of the respective Project activities in all regions of operation. She/he has to ensure that high quality work is done in the delivery of services towards achieving the objectives of the programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Planning, Budgeting and Implementation            
                     Lead the annual planning and budgeting for the project
                     Participate and provide technical support in the general organizational planning and budgeting process
                     Ensure that programme specific activities are effectively and efficiently implemented as per programme calendar
                     Take lead in identifying programme requirements through research, feedback and interaction with beneficiaries and key stakeholders
                     Ensuring proper follow-up of the implementation of outlined activities among different stakeholders
                     Bring to the attention of the supervisor in a timely manner any issues that would affect the effective implementation of programme activities that may require urgent attention
                     Prepare quality and comprehensive reports on project achievements and outcomes and submit both summary and narrative reports in a timely manner as per established reporting schedules by both the organization and the funding partner
                     Ensure that whatever is planned is implemented as evidenced by the necessary reports.
                     Actively participate in the project beneficiary identification process
                     Ensure that day to day decisions are in line with agreed project strategy and guidelines.
Networking, Advocacy and Stakeholder Management
                     Organize regular meetings with both stakeholders to foster positive relationships
                     Actively participate in the designing and implementation of effective advocacy strategies
                     Provide regular updates to FAWE-Uganda and relevant stakeholders on the progress of implementation of program/ project activities
                     Carry out stakeholder / beneficiary relationship management and ensure harmonious relationships and partnerships between FAWE and its stakeholders/ beneficiaries
                     Champion networking, advocacy and building support systems for programme sustainability within the regions of programme implementation
                     Develop public relations and communication strategies to support program goals and increase awareness about the programme
Documentation, Replication and Mainstreaming
                     Ensure clear documentation of project work, file and maintain all project documents in both soft and hard copy
                     Prepare and submit good quality reports to the immediate supervisor in a timely manner
                     Disseminate documentation / information/ reports with relevant stakeholders in line with approval from the line manager
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Research and Learning:
                     Actively participate in the monitoring and support supervision of programme activities
                     Identify areas requiring research for both program improvement and learning purposes
                     Ensure timely and quality reporting to the organization and to the funder
People Management and Leadership    
                     Share relevant information / communication from management and to management and maintain an open line of communication with the team and supervisor
                     Participate and make input into the performance planning and evaluation processes
                     Participate and complete all trainings organized and geared towards staff capacity development
Finance, Accountability and Procurement Processes:
                     Make timely requests and accountability for all funds advanced to you
                     Maintain a high standard of stewardship and accountability for all funds and assets entrusted to you
                     Ensure safety of all assets under your charge and report all faults to administration
Resource Mobilization 
                     Take lead in proposal development
                     Identify potential donors, maintain and strengthen relationships with existing donors and like-minded partners
Others:
                     Participate in or implement assigned projects and tasks in line with instructions from the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                     The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies, Adult and Community Education or related field
                     Post Graduate Training in Project Planning and Management is essential
                     At least three years’ experience in programming in a reputable NGO work environment.
                     Experience working on girls’ education and development issues will be of an added advantage
                     Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Statistical Packages, and Database)
                     Strong analytical skills
                     Working knowledge of project planning and management
                     Demonstrated capacity building skills
                     High standard of integrity, discretion and loyalty
                     Actively seeks out feedback on their performance (both results and behaviours) with a view to continuous learning and growing
                     Self-driven and able to work under minimal supervision
                     Proven ability to work effectively with others to achieve results with strong people leadership skills and abilities
                     Show commitment to women empowerment as a route to development
                     Build relationships –ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization
                     Broad knowledge and understanding of concepts and application in organizational learning and knowledge management
                     Demonstrated report writing skills
                     An excellent understanding of the concepts and practices of participatory development approaches
                     Financial Management skills
                     Excellent Communication skills

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with updated CVs via Email only addressed to:

Forum for African Women Educationalists Uganda Chapter
Plot 328, Magulu Close, Bukoto - Off Kisaasi Road
Kampala. Uganda

Email: fawe@faweuganda.org

NB: Applications may not exceed 2MBs.

Deadline: 26th April 2019

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