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Administration Officer RFBCP Project Jobs - GIZ

Job Title:        Administration Officer
Organization: GIZ
Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: RFBC Project Leader
Ref. No:  GIZ-FAO1118

About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned by the Federal republic of Germany with international operations in Uganda. GIZ implements commissions for the German government and other national and international, public and private sector clients within the framework of the international cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Uganda.

About RFBCP Project:
The Responsible Fisheries Business Chain Project (RFBCP) is part 0t the Global Program on Sustainable Fishery and Aquaculture and funded under the special initiative “One World-No Hunger of the German Federal Ministry tor Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The overall objective of the program is to ensure food security and to reduce poverty by increasing fish supply and income. The political partner of the project is the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) and its target groups are vulnerable households and communities, artisanal fishers and small to medium sized enterprises in the fishery sector. The project is largely implemented through grants and service contracts to implementing partners.

Job Summary:  The Administration Officer professional is responsible for;
  • Providing administrative and financial services for the Responsible Fisheries Business Chains Project (RFBCP).
  • Ensuring that GlZ financial and administrative regulations and standard procedures are complied with.
  • Providing administrative and financial accounting support and guidance to project partners tor efficient implementation of the RFBCP.
  • Carrying out internal reviews/audits of accounting and administrative procedures of project partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Project staff, partners and other institutions, necessary.
  • Accompanies the Project leader or other train members to meetings when necessary.
  • Independently visits project partners to provide guidance on administrative, financial management and accounting matters.
  • Prepares and organises internal and external meetings.
  • Responsible for organising administrative and logistical aspects of project activities (meetings, workshops, travel arrangements, etc.).
  • Reviews contract documents in coordination with technical staff, and follows up with Country Office.
  • Ensures that ITC equipment functions properly.
  • Responsible for filing documents in reference files and in DMS in line with GIZ’s filing rules.
  • Ensures all hard copy and electronic filing is up to date at all times.
  • Manages confidential files, specifically in the areas of finance.
Finance and Accounting :
  • Helps monitor project expenditure in accordance with the budget.
  • Monitors the monthly accounting and financial plans of the project.
  • Provides guidance to project partners and the GIZ RFBC team on G12 administration and financial accounting procedures, processes, rules and standards.
  • Responsible for financial management, such as cash withdrawals, keeping the cashbook, bank accounts, preparing and entering vouchers of the project.
  • Checks vouchers and receipts of the project for completeness and guides on corrections to be made where necessary.
  • Checks travel expense statements of staff for approval by the superior.
  • Responsible for financial management such as; cash withdrawals, keeping cash book. bank accounts, bank reconciliation, cash count and posting vouchers of RFBCP
  • Checks requests for funds before release.
  • Reviews and guides the process of quarterly calls for advances by project partners.
  • Guides the process of financial reporting by the project including reporting by project partners.
  • Reports all problems with financial administration and compliance without delay,
Other Duties/Additional Tasks: Performs other duties and tasks at the request by the RFBC project leader.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the GIZ Administration Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, or equivalent or other relevant specialisation and qualification from a recognised University.
  • Financial accounting qualification such as ACCA, CPA Uganda, etc.
  • A minimum of six years of professional experience in a comparable position.
  • Working experience with GIZ and good knowledge of GIZ procedures, processes, rules and standards especially relating to financial administration are an added advantage.
  • Working experience within the fisheries sector.
  • Broad experience of administration.
  • Good time management and a pay attention to detail.
  • Good working knowledge of ICT (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English, knowledge of Swahili would be an asset.
  • In-depth understanding of financial planning and accounting.
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed — corresponding measures are agreed with management.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV along with the contacts of three professional referees to The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P.O Box 34934, Kampala Uganda by email: hr@futureoptionsug.com  Tel: +256 414 231204/6.

NB: This is a national position. Applications and CV should be in one document. No other attachments are required at this stage, and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 22nd November 2018 by 5:00pm

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Fresher UN Nutrition Officer - IYCF/ Micronutrients Job Vacancies - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Grade: NOB

About US:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary:  The Nutrition Officer - IYCF/micronutrients provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the nutrition programmes/projects within the Country Programme, from development planning to delivery of results. In doing so, the incumbent implements a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of results, with special focus on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) and micronutrients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Support to programme development and planning
·         Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
·         Technical and operational support to programme implementation
·         Networking and partnership building
·         Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Nutrition Officer - IYCF/micronutrients job opportunity should hold a university degree in one of the following fields is required:  nutrition, public health, nutritional epidemiology, global/international health and nutrition, health/nutrition research, policy and/or management, health sciences, nutritional epidemiology, or another health-related science field.
·         At least two years of professional experience in a developing country in one or more of the following areas is required: nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management, or maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care.
·         Previous experience in health/nutrition programme/project development in a UN system agency or organization is an asset
·         Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
·         Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
·         UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
·         Technical Competencies; Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Learning and researching and Planning and organizing.

NBUNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals who wish to join the United Nations UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 22nd November 2018

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Fresher National Human Resources Officer NGO Job Opportunities - International Justice Mission (IJM)

Job Title:          National Human Resources Officer
Organization: International Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: National Director of Human Resources
About US:
The International Justice Mission is a global organization that protects the poor from violence throughout the developing world. International Justice Mission partners with local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals to justice, restore survivors, and strengthen justice systems.  The International Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda is working to eliminate property grabbing in Uganda by bringing rescue and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators, and transformation to the public justice system as a whole.

Job Summary:  The National Human Resources Officer will have the opportunity to support the National Director of Human Resources (NDHR) with some of the day-to-day office admin, staff wellness, and national human resource responsibilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Human Resources and Staff Care
  • Support NDHR with staff professional learning and development through coordinating training, issuing certificates and updating training records as required.
  • Support the administration of the staff care program including staff care-related development and training activities, booking trainers, rooms, refreshments, taking bookings and cancellations etc.
  • Support the NDHR with the National Office recruitment process and other HR functions as required.
Admin and Operations Support
  • Assist the NDHR with the coordination and support of the National Overnight Retreat; and other National initiatives as requested;
  • Maintain up-to-date records (manual and computerized) relating to all areas of HR activity in coordination with NDHR and Field Office HR/Admin persons;
  • Make occasional staff presentations, team training and general office announcements as needed.
  • Assist the NDHR as requested including ad hoc administration duties such as photocopying.
  • Participate in IJM programs in professionalism and Christian spiritual formation.
  • Be proactive and creative in dealing with HR/Admin/Staff Care programs attending meetings and providing feedback and suggestions on ways to improve and implement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for International Justice Mission (IJM) National Human Resources Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Human Resources training is preferred;
  • Two years of experience in HR/Admin or Front Office Management or similar position in an NGO is preferred;
  • Excellent communicator with fluency in English and Luganda,
  • Organizational and customer service skills
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Driver’s license and experience driving off-road vehicles preferred; and
  • The successful candidate should have strong attention to detail, be able to multi-task successfully, handle stressful situations in a professional manner, and consistently present a positive image to internal and external customers.

Critical Qualities
  • Mature Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.
  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing, and oral communication.
  • Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive problem solver.
  • Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • This position requires a commitment to, understanding of and compliance with IJM’s Mission, core values, and all IJM-related policies.

How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send their applications, updated CVs and Statement of Faith via E-mail (preferred method) to: ugandarecruiting@ijm.org

OR by mail:

International Justice Mission

Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 502 Ntinda, Kampala, UGANDA

By Hand:

International Justice Mission

Attn: Human Resources
Plot 15 Suuna Road, Ntinda
Kampala, Uganda

NB: A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

Deadline: 30th November 2018

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Several Entry Level Dental Sales Representative Job Opportunities - Medequip (U) Limited

Job Title:        Dental Sales Representative
Organisation: Medequip (U) Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer and Sales Executive

About US:
Medequip (U) Limited is one of the leading distributors of medical equipment, supplies and consumables in Uganda, especially imaging and radiology, critical care, surgical, and medical furniture.

Job Summary:  The Dental Sales Representative (or Sales Rep) is responsible for overseeing the sale of Dental products or services from beginning to end. This individual is the direct point of contact with a customer and ensuring a customer’s needs and expectations are met. A sales representative should know their product or service inside and out and guide their customers through the purchase process efficiently and satisfactorily.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provides guidance and assistance to the Company and staff in all aspects in relation to sales
  • Prepare Schedules and develop Sales materials
  • Acquires new customers by reaching out to leads
  • Researches and understands customers individual or business purchase needs and offer solutions and support
  • Research potential leads from business directories, web searches, or digital resources
  • Serves existing customers by optimizing current purchase plans
  • Adjusts sales tactics based on tests and new insights in the field
  • Resolves customer complaints and queries
  • Facilitate future Sales
  • Make multiple outbound calls to potential customers
  • Share information about company/product by following sales scripts
  • Meet weekly, monthly and quarterly sales quotas
  • Prepare and submit weekly Sales reports to management
  • Assist other team members with transactions when necessary
  • Submits purchase orders
  • Informs management of purchase actions
  • Maintains monthly or bimonthly minimum goals
  • Completes market research and monitors competitor activity
  • Makes recommendations for the customer
  • Maintains documentation of customer contact and account updates
  • Create and maintain a list/database of prospect clients
  • Performs other related duties such as special assignments and annual major objectives as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering or any other related/relevant field.
  • Two years’ experience in Dental Supplies & Marketing/Sales
  • Knowledgeability in Dental Equipment is a must.
  • Additional Certifications and other professional development experience
  • Customer Service and people skills
  • Tenacity to handle rejection and continue with a positive attitude when reaching next potential customer
  • Knowledge of sales process from initiation to close
  • Phone, email and chat communication skills
  • Prospecting skills
  • Territorial management aptitude
  • Persuasion, negotiation and closing skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and financial goal minimums
  • Patience to deal with customer issues and calls that do not end in a sale
  • Motivation Skills and a positive attitude 

Core Performance Competencies for all employees of the Company:
  • Building Rapport – developing good relationships; getting along well with people and putting them at ease.
  • Client/Customer Awareness – exemplifying excellent customer service skills.
  • Interpersonal Relations – recognizing the “people” aspect of issues and the need for positive relationships; produces good results through interaction with others.
  • Listening Skills – attentive hearing; demonstrating understanding from what has been expressed.
  • Organizing/Planning Ability – problem solving and time management skills; meeting as well as working under deadlines; goal setting based on priorities.
  • Personal Work Ethic – meeting as well as working under deadlines; setting high standards for oneself.

In addition, to the Core Competencies identified as being required by all Company staff, the following competencies are also integral to the position:
  • Attention to Detail – Checking for accuracy in one’s work; controlling/eliminating errors; showing concern for all areas of a task, however small.
  • Analytical Skills – Collecting, comparing and relating data from different sources; identifying issues; anticipating problems.
  • Integrity – can be trusted to perform duties in a proper and honest manner.
  • Computer Skills – using appropriate computer skills and knowledge, ranging from data entry to systems analysis, to achieve work goals.
  • Consultative Skills - Giving effective professional advice to meet the identified needs of the client/customer.
  • Team Skills – being able to work collaboratively with others in a participative management environment; working independently as well as working on a team.
  • Written Skills - Conveying information accurately in an appropriate written format; expressing oneself effectively in writing.

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to forward their applications with updated CVs to; medequip.albear@gmail.com, medequip.deepak@gmail.com and medequip.humanresource@gmail.com

Deadline: 28th November 2018

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Assistant Accountant Job Opportunities - Goodwill (U) Ceramic Co. Ltd

Job Title:          Assistant Accountant
Organisation: Goodwill (U) Ceramic Co. Ltd
Duty Station: Kapeka, Uganda
Salary Range: Between UGX 400,000 – 800,000

About US:
Goodwill (U) Ceramic Co. Ltd is a Chinese-founded Ceramic tiles’ production Company incorporated in Uganda. Goodwill Ceramic has three operating ceramic tile factories in Africa, producing 360,000 m2 ceramic tiles daily and is setting up the fourth company in Uganda. We are aiming at building the most advanced ceramic tile factory both in technique and management.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Accountant will join the finance department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Assistant Accountant should have at least five years of related work experience
  • Good knowledge and familiarity with Uganda accounting system
  • Familiar with Tally
  • Excellent skills in document preparation,
  • Skills in communication and team work

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to send their updated CVs, certificates and copies of relevant documents giving full details of work place, E-mail address, current telephone number/s, age, marital status, address, experience, qualification, educational background, training and addresses of three (3) professional referees to the E-MAIL below as soon as possible. The title of email should be Position + Name + Experience Years + Education Level + Work Place.

Send to:

The Human Resource Manager via Email to: hruganda@wangkanggroup.com 

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