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Several Student Internship Job Opportunities - Bank of Uganda (BoU)

Organization: Bank of Uganda (BoU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About BOU:
The Bank of Uganda (BoU) is the Central Bank of the Republic of Uganda. It was opened on the 15th August 1966. It is 100% owned by the Government of Uganda but it is not a government Department.  Bank of Uganda conducts all its activities in close association with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED). Bank of Uganda is responsible for monetary policy and maintaining price stability.

About Bank of Uganda Internship Program:
Bank of Uganda is continually in search of the brightest and most talented individuals. The Bank is an equal opportunity employer with a dedicated and committed diverse workforce. Bank of Uganda’s internship programme offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight and appreciation of the technical and administrative implementation of Central Banking programmes and knowledge in a conducive working environment of the Bank.

Job Summary: The Purpose of the Bank of Uganda Internship Programme is to;
  • Provide a framework by which continuing students from diverse academic backgrounds may be assigned to various Bank of Uganda departments where their educational experience can be enhanced through practical and hands-on-training in a real work setting.
  • Expose students and deepen their knowledge and understanding to the work of Bank of Uganda, the Bank values and goals.
  • Expose students to the various professional disciplines and culture within their areas of specialization.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  The applicants should be students in their second (2nd) Year of study.

NB: Period of internship will be February 2019.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Bank of Uganda in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send the following documents;
  • Introductory letter from the university
  • First year results indicating the applicants CGPA (the CGPA should be at least 3.6).
The completed applications should be delivered to the Bank of Uganda Headquarters, Plot 37/45 Kampala Road and should be addressed to:

The Director,
Human Resource Department,
Bank of Uganda,
P.O Box 7120,
Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 30th November 2018 by 5:00pm

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Project Administrator World Bank USDP Project Jobs - Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports

Organisation:  Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports
Project Name: Uganda Skill Development Project (SDP)
Funding Source: World Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Project Coordinator - ARSDP & USDP

About World Bank SDP Project:
The Government of Uganda has received credit from the World Bank to support the Uganda Skills Development Project (USDP) whose objective is to enhance the capacity of institutions to deliver high quality and demand driven training programs in the Agriculture, Construction and Manufacturing sectors. The purpose of USDP is to create a scalable model for high quality vocational and technical training which is linked to labor market needs for specific sectors. The model comprises of establishing Centers of Excellence (CoE) with a network of vocational institutions (with well-prepared students; well- trained faculty; high quality, relevant curricula; adequate facilities and equipment; teaching resources and assessment systems), and an institutional framework that encompasses development sector skill councils.

Job Summary:  The Project Administrator will ensure that high quality project office administration and management procedures are achieved.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Provide support to Project Coordination Unit (PCU) in all office administrative transactions;
·         Arrange for all PCU meetings (internal and external),
·         Support and facilitate activities of visitors at PCU offices;
·         Ensure that the office facilities are clean at all times including the reception area;
·         Monitor the physical and functional state of general equipment vehicles as well as furniture, and report faults to the engineering team for technical guidance;
·         Ensure that office utilities (e.g. electricity etc.) properly used without wastage;
·         Ensure that project vehicles are properly used according to the Ministry’s regulations and guidelines;
·         Supervise receipt, delivery and processing of correspondences and handling general enquiries in consultation with the Project Secretary;
·         Ensure that the Offices are opened before 8:00 am and closed after 5:00 pm
·         Ensure that internal errands for staff including delivery of documents to relevant Offices are effected;
·         Manage all travel (Local and abroad) arrangements for PCU or stakeholders sponsored by Skills Projects;
·         Provide support (e.g. visa processing, work permits acquisition etc.) to all foreign stakeholders visiting or working on Skills Projects under IDA Portfolio;
·         Manage the Administrative Desk at meetings, workshops and functions organized by PCU;
·         Take minutes during PCU Meetings and follow up on agreed action points;
·         Arranging Boardroom bookings, arranging local travels and, occasionally, travelling with project teams to support Administrative functions;
·         Oversee the Printing, Photocopying and scanning and organizing office documents in the required order;
·         Supervise all the support staff (secretaries, office assistants, and drivers) in the PCU to ensure that they perform their work accordingly; and,
·         Perform any other duties assigned by his/her supervisors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold an honors Bachelor’s Degree in Secretarial and Administrative studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences (Administration option), Bachelor of Business Administration (Management Option) from a recognized University.
·         A post graduate qualification in Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field is an added advantage
·         At least six (6) years of practical experience in office administration, project work, or related work with a public or private organization.

How to Apply:
Applications should be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employer and should be received not later than 15 days from the date of this advert, in any case. Applications should be addressed to; The Commissioner Human Resource Management, Ministry of Education and Sports- 4th Floor, Embassy House, P.O. Box 7063 Kampala.

Deadline: 30th November 2018

Note: Only shortlisted applicant will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification

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CRM Account Manager Job Placement - FIG Consult Limited (IT Company)

Job Title:   CRM Account Manager
Organisation: FIG Consult Limited (IT Company) 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
FIG Consult Limited is a leading Human Resource Consultancy. They are recruiting on behalf of a valuable client, one of the leading IT companies.

Job Summary:  The CRM Account Manager’s primary responsibilities include developing strong relationships with customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders and preparing reports. Account Managers also answer client queries and identify new business opportunities among existing customers. In this role, you will liaise with cross-functional internal teams (including Customer Service and Product Development departments) to improve the entire customer experience. This position may require occasional travel. If you are familiar with account management software (CRM), have a flair for client communication and understand consumer behavior, we’d like to meet you. Ideally, candidates for this role will know how to meet ambitious individual and team-wide sales quotas. Ultimately, the CRM Account Manager should collaborate with our team to achieve quotas while keeping our clients satisfied and engaged with our products and services in the long-run. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Serve as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters
·         Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships
·         Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize profits
·         Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors
·         Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives
·         Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
·         Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas
·         Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts)
·         Prepare reports on account status
·         Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory
·         Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field
·         At least three years of previous work experience in account management / customer service
·         Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level
·         Solid experience with CRM software (e.g. Salesforce, Zoho CRM or HubSpot) and MS Office (particularly MS Excel)
·         Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs
·         Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail
·         Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities
·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters (include salary expectation) and updated CVs via email to ugandanjobline@gmail.com with the subject line quoted as “CRM Account Manager.”

Deadline: 23rd November 2018 by 5.00pm

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

Job Title:      Senior Resettlement Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10020901
Vacancy Notice: 055/2018
Reports to: Protection Officer
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Post Grade: GL5

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 Senior Resettlement Assistant provides important clerical and administrative support to resettlement operations and may as required take part in assessing cases for resettlement and conducting interviews. The incumbent maintains frequent contacts with his/her supervisor, relevant colleagues within the same Office or Offices under purview to exchange information and discuss issues on resettlement cases. Some contacts and communication at a working level are required with Embassy / Immigration Officials of resettlement countries, IOM as well as with other operating partners regarding resettlement issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct preliminary interviews and initial assessments, to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.
  • Prepare written documentation for resettlement submission; ensure that records / files of individual cases are updated in a systematic and timely manner.
  • The jobholder will also assess and review individual resettlement cases and prepare individual / group submission for scrutiny by the supervisor
  • Provide persons of concern with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR resettlement policies and procedures.
  • Comply with UNHCR standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases
  • Follow up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure; ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on persons of concern being considered for resettlement
  • Provide support in maintaining and updating progress or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database and provide technical support.
  • Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
  • Organize logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions
  • Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required
  • Maintain accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports
  • Draft / type routine correspondence to Field Offices / Regional Offices / Headquarters
  • Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS
  • Provide support in mitigating resettlement fraud by reporting suspected fraud.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Recommend eligible cases for resettlement consideration. 
  • Provide counselling to persons of concern.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Senior Resettlement Assistant job vacancy should have completed secondary education with certificate/training in International Law, International Relations or related fields required.
  • At least four years of job experience relevant to the functions
  • Good knowledge of resettlement issues and UNHCR resettlement policies and operational applications.
  • Completion of UNHCR specific learning/training activities (e.g., PLP and RSD/Resettlement Learning Programme, resettlement anti-fraud workshop)
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

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: 15th November 2018

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No Experience British Council Job Opportunities - Project Officer, Education and Society

Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.  

Job Summary:  The Project Officer, Education and Society will plan, promote, manage, deliver and evaluate events and project outputs, working with partners and stakeholders to meet the Council’s strategic objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme/service support        
  • Delivers a range of administrative work within agreed corporate procedures, to maximise quality, continuity and efficiency.        
  • Maintains accurate records as they relate to the different project areas and drafts routine and some non-standard documentation, reports or financial analysis/reconciliations.        
  • Performs straightforward analysis, manipulation and interpretation of data, tasks or information, presenting findings/results accurately and appropriately to support effective maintenance of management information systems.
  • Provides logistical support to the organisation and delivery of internal and external activities/events, to ensure they run smoothly and efficiently.        
  • Deliver high quality project activity and events, working with partners and stakeholders in order to meet global, regional and country plans. 
Relationship & stakeholder management       
  • Proactively communicates and liaises with others (inside and outside the BC) to ensure effective coordination and delivery of events, services and activities.        
  • Builds an understanding of who’s who within the wider department, unit or region to enable effective resolution of issues when they arise.        
  • Deliver projects in accordance to business need, ensuring compliance with all client and corporate standards.
  • Deliver projects to agreement and proactively manage partners through positive communication to ensure that projects maintain positive, mutually beneficial relations.
Monitoring & Evaluation, Database Management
  • Plan and implement questionnaire surveys, collate, analyse and report results.
  • Maintain an accurate database of contacts engaged through projects.
  • Prepare case studies that will be used as evaluation of long term outcomes.
  • Ensure that project targets set out in all project plans are met  
Marketing and Communications
  • Deliver the agreed marketing and communications project outputs.
  • Work with agencies to ensure that promotional and branded materials meet branding standards.
  • Manage content of publications of various projects  
Customer support       
  • Receive and respond to enquiries from/to customers, and may be a specific point of reference on queries relating to an area of project or responsibility.  Identifies where more complex issues require resolution by others and refers them on accordingly.        
  • Recognise and understand the impact of incidents arising (e.g. complaints, resourcing problems, logistical or technical difficulties) and proactively alerts the team leader to any issues of concern that are likely to impact service/project/task delivery or customer experience.
Finance & resource management: Monitor and take responsibility for small-scale resources/cash/stock, following established procedures and ensures that equipment and materials are available and ready to use when needed. 
Managing self & others      
  • Plan and prioritise own work activities, responding to changing requirements to ensure effective delivery of responsibilities over a daily/weekly time horizon.
  • Task and coordinate others (e.g. internal colleagues or external contractors/suppliers) to complete time-limited, straightforward activities, within established procedures, in order to ensure efficient delivery of services.  Monitors task completion to agreed quality and time standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the British Council Project Officer, Education and Society job placement should hold a Degree in a related discipline.
  • Project Management qualification is desirable.
  • Right to work in Uganda.
  • A background security check is needed to work at the office premises. Criminal records, military service and/or child protection checks may be carried out.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Financial Planning and Management Skills.
  • Fluency in English

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent, proceed with the online application.

Deadline: 27th November 2018

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