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Administration Assistant Job Opportunity - British Council

Organisation: British Council
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About BC:
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 Administration Assistant will perform a variety of general administrative and clerical services. The Administration Assistant will be responsible for General Office Management. S/he ensures proper flow of office procedures, and carrying out common office duties. Maintains a positive and friendly company image by acting as the first line of contact to visitors, customers, and vendors in person, online, and via telephone.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance to company policies
  • Works cooperatively with all team members to support the achievement of work plan activities designed to achieve identified goals and objectives;
  • Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments etc. for the upper management
  • Manage phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.)
  • Support budgeting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Create and update records and databases with personnel, financial and other data
  • Track stocks of office supplies and place orders when necessary
  • Search and find contractors
  • Submit timely reports and prepare presentations/proposals as assigned
  • Assist colleagues whenever necessary
  • Coordinates any required repairs to office equipment;
  • Maintains adequate office supply of all department supplies used within the department;
  • Filling

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Administration Assistant must hold a BA/BSC in Commerce, Business Administration, Secretarial Studies or any other related field.
  • Three years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Proven experience as an office administrator, office assistant or relevant role
  • Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and office management software (ERP etc.)
  • Excellent organizational, planning and problem solving skills;
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant software.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours;
  • Highly Organised
  • Strong Professional Impression
  • Proven People Person
  • Personal Competencies: Communication, teamwork, problem solving

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs and applications not heavier than 2MBs to the email address: application@ppg.co.ug.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 31st May 2018 by 5pm

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Several Fresh Graduate Jobs - Graduate Interns - Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Organisation: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Medecins Sans Frontieres Switzerland (MSF-CH) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare.

About MSF Graduate Internship:
Médecins Sans Frontières offers opportunities to recent graduates looking for productive work experience with a reputable NGO. The Interns will gain the employability skills that will enable you to grow in the current competitive job market.

Job Summary: The Interns will join the Supply & Logistics team.  The successful candidates will be supporting our: Procurement team to improve the relationships with different supplies, carry out inventories, stock tools update and purchasing for the organisation. Transport Team on updating cargo follow up information (on the board – computer file), preparing the file for tax exemption, receiving and checking suppliers invoices for preparing payments, participating to loading and offloading cargoes and filing and photocopying transport and customs related documents Perform other task on demand of the Supply Team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants must either hold a diplomas or degrees in Logistics & Supply Chain Management.
  • Keen interest in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Be committed to humanitarian work
  • Be entrepreneurial and open to new challenge and ideas
  • Be ready to commit to a placement for 6 months 
  • Computer literate with very good knowledge of MS-Office (Excel)
  • Good organisational skills, independence, flexibility, initiative
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment,  good physical condition
  • Ability to summarise, and to work independently
  • Good stress management, resourcefulness, honesty, ability to prioritise.
  • Language: English mandatory, French and/or Luganda strong assets

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applicants should send their application letters and detailed CVs merged together as one PDF or word document to the HR department of MSF Switzerland via email to:


Deadline: 3rd June 2018

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2 Fresher Customs Brokerage Officer Job Opportunities - Spedag Interfreight Uganda Ltd

Organisation: Spedag Interfreight Uganda Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Customs Brokerage  

About US:
Spedag Interfreight Uganda Ltd is the leading clearing, forwarding and freight logistics company in Uganda which provides end to end supply chain management. We specialize in supply chain management, consolidation Services, Distribution Logistics, Project Logistics, Warehousing, Airfreight, Transports, Sea freight Overland and comprehensive Logistics.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare worksheets for importers for approval, captures entries for payment.
  • Dispatch entries to clients for payment of taxes
  • Verify the relevant documents and computes taxes with what the client has to pay
  • Prepare and processes import/export documents and other forms on behalf of clients according to customs regulations, laws and procedures
  • Arrange for payment of duties, taxes, storage and transportation of imported goods and bonds to cover duty goods
  • Provide advice to clients on export and import restrictions, tariff systems, letters of credit, insurance requirements and other custom related matters
  • Quote duty and tax rates on commodities for clients

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Customs Brokerage Officer should hold a Degree or Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding
  • A minimum of two years of working in a reputable clearing and forwarding industry
  • Self-driven
  • Excellent client relations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Communication and reporting skills
  • Willingness to take on new opportunities and challenges
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications
  • Good oral and written communication in the English language
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applicants should send their applications with detailed curriculum vita including three professional referees, Copies of academic documents and an application letter to; the Human Resources Department, Ug.vacancies@spedaginterfreight.com.

Deadline: 31st May 2018

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Earn over 121m as Country Representative at Tearfund (UK NGO)

Job Title:       Country Representative
Organisation: Tearfund
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Salary: 121,440,657 Ugandan Shillings.

About US:
Tearfund is an International Christian organisation based in the United Kingdom partnering with the local church wherever possible to see change in the lives of those in greatest economic need. We believe poverty is caused by broken relationships with God, others, the environment and ourselves. Restoring those relationships is key to how we work, and we want to see change that is economic, material, environmental and spiritual. We are courageous, truthful, compassionate, servant-hearted and Christ-centred; values that are at the heart of Tearfund.

Job Summary: The Country Representative will lead the implementation of our country programme in Uganda. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Representation and networking
  • Management of a partner portfolio
  • Resource management
  • Leadership and staff development
  • All aspects of in-country security, safeguarding and health and safety.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Tearfund Country Representative should have substantial experience of outworking integral mission approaches, in particular local church-based community development in Uganda
  • Significant proven leadership ability in an organisation working on church-based community development
  • Significant proven ability in capacity development of local partner organisations, strategic planning, project management, evaluation and budget management.
  • Ideally you will also have strong proven ability in one or more of the following areas: environmental sustainability including resilience building, disaster risk reduction and disaster response, and developing and implementing advocacy programmes.
  • You will be fluent and competent in written and spoken English and be theologically literate.  You will possess excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and coaching/mentoring skills, with the proven ability to build relationship with, and influence, senior leaders of partner organisations, church denominations, donors and other key actors.
  • You will also need to be self-disciplined, with the ability to lead proactively within a remote line management relationship.
  • Applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.
  • This post may involve potential contact with children and vulnerable adults and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.
  • Applicants must be Ugandan nationals or have the right to live and work in Uganda.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Tearfund should apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 14th June 2018

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Several No Experience Customer Service Jobs - Personal Bankers - Barclays Bank UK

Organisation: Barclays Bank UK
Duty Station: Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Branch Manager

About Barclays UK:
Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48 million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total assets of US$2.42 trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.

Job Summary: The Personal Banker will deliver exceptional sales performance by identifying and meeting customer needs through selling & cross-selling of all Barclays Africa Retail products & services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                             
Sales to Retail Banking Customers: 50%
  • Actively participate in specific product campaigns by ensuring that the products are explained to customers.
  • Agree, meet and exceed targets for specific sales campaigns.
  • Maintain own sales performance statistics for management information usage.
  • Own and manage personal product & channel sales targets to contribute towards the outlet sales objectives.
  • Refer to the appropriate area of delivery for specialist product help or advice (e.g. Schemes or Home Loans) when uncertain about the product delivery or application process. Respond directly to the customer.
  • Build effective relationships with branch staff to ensure that non-sales staff refer customers to the Personal Banker when they identify a particular product or service need.
  • In integrated branches, build effective relationships with Customer Advisors to ensure that they refer standard customers who become eligible for Prestige products and services.
  • Responsible for complete account opening documentation together with customers and submit to the Branch Manager for review before submitting to operations for processing.
  • Call customers when their accounts have been opened, generate welcome pack letters and send to customers.
  • When selling loans to Retail prestige customers, complete the financial analysis and statement review on customer accounts. Where customers do not meet the minimum criteria, advise the customer, verbally or in writing as the customer requires. Report such denials to the Branch Manager on a daily basis.
Operational Rigour and Compliance with KYC Requirements: 20%
  • Ensure accuracy of each new account application, loan document, Barclaycard application and bank account mandate change. Personal Bankers are held personally accountable for accuracy and quality of these and supporting documents that they complete and submit.
  • The Barclays Bank Personal Banker will also achieve operational rigour excellence in all aspects of procedures and processes personally undertaken to ensure green audit.
  • Follow the Retail end to end account opening ensuring new accounts are authorized and KYC compliant. Escalate any items that exceed the agreed service level time lines or where there are unresolved KYC requirements, to the Branch Manager.
  • Comply with all general Barclays operational risk & rigour requirements e.g. KYC and anti-money laundering regulations.
  • Occasionally, assist the Branch Manager to open and close cashier tills at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Carry out snap checks as allocated by the Branch Manager.
Provision of Customer Service: 15%
  • Own customer queries and complaints around account opening, loans and card applications and resolve in a timely manner. Escalate any unresolved queries, or queries not resolved in a short period of time to the Prestige Branch Manager.
  • Build relationships with internal service providers (Operations and KYC Helpdesk) to ensure a quick turnaround time of escalated queries and complaints.
  • Guide customers to the appropriate delivery channel to meet their needs e.g. cashiers, drop boxes, ATM etc.
  • Advise customers as soon as cheque books, cards and other account items are ready for collection. Follow up with customers that have not collected the items within a reasonable time.
  • Advise customers as soon as new loans are approved and encourage draw-downs on the new loans.
  • When the branch is busy walk the queues- resolve quick inquires and direct customers to the correct counters.
  • Restocks merchandising materials (pamphlets, forms) in the Prestige Branch and advise the Branch Manager if supplies are running low.
Branch Support: 10%
  • The Barclays Bank Personal Banker will work closely with the Branch Manager/BOM, open and close Cashier tills at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Authorise cashier transactions above their teller limits when called upon.
  • Serve as the cash custodian for the Branch. This involves checking cashier cash levels throughout the day, restocking cashiers or repatriating excess funds, and reordering cash from the external provider based on daily limits as set out.
Community: 5%
  • Identify and participant in community initiatives to support as part of Barclays community initiatives (such as Make a Difference Day, Local community initiative, Financial Literacy)
  • Significantly contribute ideas to support the community initiatives agenda in the branch.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Barclays Bank Personal Banker should hold a good University degree or diploma or relevant experience in a front-line banking sales/marketing/service environment
  • Competitor product sales experience is an added advantage
  • The applicant should have comprehensive knowledge of the Bank's products, services and policies including standard tariffs.
  • Possess a good understanding of overall Retail goals & objectives, including the branch's objectives growth of sales, cost control and income contribution
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the sales process
  • A working knowledge of the procedure manuals
  • A thorough knowledge of the bank's internal departments, systems & procedures as well as risk & rigour requirements
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation e.g. KYC, Anti-Money laundering, banking code, service standards, health & safety standards etc
  • Excellent planning & organization skills
  • Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good questioning skills
  • Good PC skills
  • Good numeracy & analytical skills
  • Good selling/influencing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Good networking skills
  • Listening skills

How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:

Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.

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