Administration Officer NGO Job Careers - CARE International

Job Title:     Administration Officer
Organisation:  CARE International
Duty Station:  Gulu, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager

About CARE:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.

Job Summary: The Administration Officer will provide overall administrative management of sub-Office activities inclusive of procurement, inventory, human resources, vehicle management, staff orientation, security, general administrative services and project finance support, based on CARE-Uganda Operations manual. The incumbent will also be expected to use initiative in problem solving and help out in project activities when requested to do so.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Steer and manage the procurement process at CARE Uganda’s Sub office ensuring that all procurements are planned and budgeted for effective delivery: Participating in strategic & operational planning in order to lead the procurement planning for the sub office.
  • Keenly monitor and review the approved suppliers list to ensure that the database on the existing and potential sources for procurement of the items and services required by the sub office are up-to- date.
  • Collating procurement requests into a plan that will result in most cost-effective purchasing
  • As member of the Procurement Committee, leading the procurement activities at Sub Office level, preparing all necessary documentation for tender evaluation meetings
  • Keeping users informed concerning the status of procurement requests and anticipated delivery times, especially in the case of delays or problems
  • Work closely with the Program Manager and the procurement committee by taking the lead in the development of bid evaluation criteria so as to ensure consistent assessment of bids and proposals
  • Work in liaison with the Program Managers to appreciate and collate their procurement requirements and needs so as to be specific as you compile request for quotations.
  • Coordinate the development and preparation of the bid document to ensure that the most technical and financial sound supplier is identified to provided services to the sub office
  • Participate in the pre-qualification and selection of suitable competitive suppliers that will result is technically competent suppliers work with the sub office
  • Coordinate the feedback and communication to all bidders to ensure an effective and transparent system that communicates positive and or constructive feedback to the bidders in a timely manner
  • Carrying out market surveys to identify supply source of items , evaluation of the quotations, negotiating with suppliers
  • Prepare evaluation reports to management that demonstrates a transparent and effective / efficient procurement process
  • Review and analyse supplier performance against LPO / requirements to establish relevance and performance so as to provide performance feedback to both Care Uganda and the supplier.
Coordinate the purchase and delivery of all procurement goods and services:
  • Placing orders for goods, works and services and following up to ensure timely and accurate delivery.
  • Consulting with internal customers in order to fully understand their requirements, advising them as appropriate
  • Analysing cost: benefits and supporting clients to make appropriate purchasing decisions
  • Purchasing goods and services, completing all documentation according to CARE’s procedures; passing all contracts to the Administration Manager for verification and approval
  • Ensuring that bills are reconciled (telephone, utilities, courier etc); initiating payment if the bill is accurate and negotiating with suppliers if not
  • At all times, ensuring professional and cordial relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Coordinate and manage the asset disposal process at CARE Uganda’s Sub Office:
  • Prepare and advise management about the quantity of the available assets to be disposed of and their working conditions /status, in consultation with the relevant departments, so as to plan for the disposal process.
  • Actively participate in bid/ purchase proposals with the tender committee to select the best qualified buyer
  • Select a buyer against a pre-defined criteria
  • Develop and place the required adverts in the papers
  • Complete all necessary forms within the disposal processes and advise management on disposal activities
Manage the Administrative information and reporting ensuring that it is correctly filed for easy access , retrieval and timely reporting
  • Maintain all critical information up to date (essential CI & CO contacts, CO staff contacts & required documents, police contacts, health facilities contacts, insurance contacts, evacuation protocol and information contacts, etc)
  • Ensures safety of all critical information and document, as per documentation retention policy and donor requirements, main contracts (for offices, residences, staff, vendors, local partners, donors, etc), NGO registration) and takes special care for filing confidential and critical information (and ensuring restricted access).
  • Ensures critical documents and files are also regularly saved electronically
  • Producing accurate, timely and concise management reports, highlighting where action needs to be taken:
    • Vehicle inspection reports (weekly)
    • Vehicle tracking report (monthly)
    • Fuel efficiency report monthly Produce asset movement reports (quarterly)
  • Work in liaison with accountable managers to ensure they fully understand the reports; speedily incorporating any feedback into the final report
  • Ensure that vehicles & motor cycles insurance renewals are made on time and that all other legally required paperwork (e.g. driver licences & medicals) is in place and legally complain according to URA, Ministry of Transport and Care International requirements
Provide HR Administrative support to the Sub Office ensuring HR services are provided in a timely manner and are supportive to Sub Office staff:
  • Ensure that all of the paperwork that should be in an employee’s file copy is there, taking initiative to report to HQ on any missing documents and ensuring all files are up to date
  • Liaise with the HQ HR unit to ensure that all SO staff and registered dependants are duly insured, and that medical cards are promptly issued for both staff and nominated dependants, and that they are able to access medical care
  • Follow up with the HRO and supervisors to ensure that all automatic actions / routines are carried out according to the schedule set by the HR Manager (e.g. end-of-probation appraisals, contract renewals, recurrent training etc)
  • Render support in reviewing staff overtime, absenteeism and clock in and out records to ensure that there is accurate computation of salaries as defined and agreed in service / employment contracts
  • Work closely with accountable managers to keep them informed of the progress of staff on compassionate or sickness absence, and encouraging appropriate support as well as ensuring that all required documents are submitted by the staff e.g. the bed rests requests by the docs
  • Coordinate quarterly sensitisations and performance review meetings with the service provider for medical and GPA to ensure they are still providing to the expected standards
  • Take lead at the SO in organising parties, celebrations, cards and gifts. Organise parties farewell parties, birthdays, key events or successes that we want to celebrate.
  • Proactively consider the needs of SO staff, listening to concerns with compassion and empathy, and taking appropriate action where possible; identifying themes and presenting recommendations for action to Senior Management
  • Keenly monitor the SO staff engagement levels, soliciting for feedback on CARE’s rewards management mechanisms that result in staff motivation and retention of talent
  • Actively participate in coordinating and monitoring staff forums ( weekly staff meetings) that support employee voice by coordinating elections and supporting managers to hold regular meetings and opportunities for meetings with all staff, SMT and CD
  • Support CO to implement a CO wide Gender Action Learning process that will help CO grow its competency and capacity in addressing GED at the work floor
  • Support the HR HQ in overseeing the implementation of the CO orientation package at the SO
  • Support hiring managers to deliver quality and relevant orientation and further support new staff at the SO to understand the expectations of their role and contribution to CO success
  • Support the HR function at the SO ensuring that all activities related to CO performance management system are conducted in a transparent and professional manner resulting in an engaged workforce that delivers the objectives of the organisation.
Supervise the Administrative team at the Sub Office in a manner that empowers them to deliver excellent service:
  • Communicate to the Administrative team a clear and exciting vision for the work of CARE Uganda’s and for the role of the unit in supporting the organisation
  • Ensure that each member is provided with clear expectations for achievement of results, standards and behaviour
  • Plan and organise the work of the team so as to achieve team and organisation in the most cost effective manner possible; ensuring that team members are given appropriate workloads and are working efficiently
  • Support and build the capacity of team members to enable them to give of their best e.g. by encouraging and praising good performance, coaching, training, assisting staff to prevent or resolve problems, providing resources, tools and equipment
  • Monitor and review performance and, in particular, hold staff accountable for achieving results, meeting standards of excellence and delivering any improvement goals which have been identified; taking decisive action in the case of poor performance

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource, Social science or Development studies
  • A minimum of three to six years’ experience in a medium-sized organisation
  • Strong business including strong problem solving skills, critical thinking, and self-initiative
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, interpersonal skills; high quality document and report preparation; excellent presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work as a team member and to build and maintain a positive work environment across the organisation
  • Good computer skills
  • High level of integrity at work and strong people management skills.
  • Organised person with a client-orientation, dynamic public relations and discretion
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision from the supervisor.
  • Personal Competencies: building effective teams, integrity & results, customer focus, drive for results, creativity, learning on the fly, cross cultural sensitivity, cross cultural agility, business acumen, negotiating, , managing diversity, dealing with paradox

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their online applications at this link, Click Here. Click on the “Job Application” icon, fill the application form and attach a motivation letter clearly articulating Alignment with the above profile and an updated detailed CV (candidates should scan the CV and motivation letter as one document before Attaching to avoid double posting). Please do not create an account first, just go straight to the application form and fill it, attach PDF formats and submit.

Deadline:  7th April 2017

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Business Development Manager Job Placement - Google

Job Title:             Business Development Manager
Organisation: Google
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Google:
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

About CSquared:
CSquared is an African company, located in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana. The company builds metro fiber and Wi-Fi networks to help local providers connect more people to the Internet and each other.

Job Summary: The Business Development Manager will be leading our efforts to grow CSquared business by opening new markets: this will include both new sectors in countries where we already have presence and new countries identified as high potential for CSquared expansion. He / she will also identify key stakeholders and build in-market relationships required to enable CSquared’s entry, building solid understanding of market dynamics and stakeholders’ pain points and strategic options. The incumbent will leverage this market intelligence and business connections to spot opportunities, evaluate inbound inquiries, and negotiate and close business deals in coordination with and with support from CSquared cross-functional teams.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will research, build and maintain relationships with key partners. Create and help present proposals to CSquared leadership.
  • Build partnership strategy based on research, expertise and understanding of the sector landscape and trends.
  • Identify/evaluate opportunities. Develop insightful recommendations on strategic direction and specific project opportunities that can move the needle in opening new markets for CSquared.
  • Perform analysis and research to build a compelling case for projects that will motivate executives. Drive project execution and sales.
  • Work collaboratively with remote teams and network deployment projects in developing markets.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Google CSquared Business Development Manager job opportunity  should hold a BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience. Possession of an MBA or graduate degree in a management, technical, or engineering field is desired
  • Business development experience.
  • Previous exposure and experience operating within and leading cross-functional teams (e.g. product management, implementation, legal, finance, marketing, etc.).
  • Ability to speak and write in English and one or more other major European language fluently and idiomatically.
  • Current on wireless/wireline telecommunications technology and industry/public policy is an added advantage
  • Previous exposure and experience identifying partners, analyzing and structuring complex agreement structures with a proven track record of agreement negotiation and execution.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle ambiguity, work collaboratively with internal and partner contacts, influence cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills with technical, contractual and financial issues.
  • Distinctive analytical skills and superior ability to present to executives and communicate with highly technical management team.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the company that owns the world’s most visited website, Google should apply by clicking on the link below.


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

Job Title:             Logistics Officer
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Position Grade: SC8

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 Logistics Officer will be tasked with the oversight and management of warehouses and to provide support to the CDPs and the field offices, manage food quality, ensure warehouse safety, monitor the pipelines and ensure proper space and transport planning, provide reports and guidance to the unit and other client units.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of procedures for logistics field operations ensuring that objectives are achieved in compliance with the CO’s and functional strategies, policies and plans;
  • The incumbent will collect and analyse relevant technical data from diverse sources to forecast operational needs under various scenarios and make evidence-based proposals;
  • Implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s Warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation;
  • The jobholder will coordinate logistics, warehouse management support services within Uganda and the region and ensure accurate processes for timely payments to vendors;
  • Carry out regular financial analysis and budget reviews, drawing out insights and recommending actions to senior staff to optimise use of available funds;
  • Plan, organise and supervise the work of more junior staff to ensure that tasks are accomplished in a manner consistent with the organizational requirements;
  • The incumbent will gather market intelligence through research and networking, thus improving the knowledge basis available to Country Offices, Region and the Programme, and process and analyse proposals in line with WFP standard rules and regulations in order to deliver efficiently;
  • Build and strengthen relationships with counterparts in the key supply chain functions to ensure an integrated supply chain approach to food assistance;
  • Prepare accurate and timely accounting, data collection and reporting, to inform supply planning and contribute to a WFP wide view of logistics activities, enabling informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders;
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders and consolidate preliminary data analysis, prepare accurate and timely reports to support a WFP-wide view of logistics activities that enables informed decision making;
  • Offer technical advice and guidance to WFP staff, partners and governments, building capacity to connect to markets, manage food systems and deliver food assistance to those in need;
  • Identify and build productive relationships and partnerships with counterparts in UN agencies, NGOs, governments and the private sector to share knowledge and resources and ensure coordinated delivery of food assistance;
  • Significantly contribute to preparedness actions, prepare CO Logistics Capacity Assessment (LCA), provide technical recommendations and guidance and monitoring the management of specific logistics risks to enable WFP to quickly respond and deploy food and resources at the onset of the crisis;
  • Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs;
  • Perform any other assignment as deemed necessary.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Logistics Officer job opportunity should hold a University degree or a First University degree with additional years of experience in Transport Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management or any other related field.
  • Previous exposure and experience in coordinating service providers’ contract execution.
  • Prior exposure to arranging supplier deliveries and the discharge of WFP vessels (rail, air, or sea).
  • Previous experience in evaluating offers and writing proposals.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Fluency in both oral and written English

Personal Competencies:
  • Supply Chain Management and Optimization: Demonstrates ability to design basic supply chain networks, including appropriately assessing and escalating challenges to ensure that WFP is able to provide consistent and uninterrupted service to its beneficiaries and partners.
  • Planning, Project & Resource Management: Collects and analyses relevant technical data from diverse sources to forecast operational needs under various scenarios and makes evidence-based proposals.​
  • Information Management & Reporting: Liaises with internal and external stakeholders to consolidate preliminary data analysis, draft reports and disseminate information that represents concerns and trends.
  • Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution: Demonstrates ability to collect market information and process and analyse proposals in line with WFP standard rules and regulations in order to deliver efficiently.
  • 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 abilities to provide basic technical advice and maintain effective (inclusive, collaborative, unified) logistics coordination mechanisms with humanitarian partners and other relevant stakeholders.

4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities (Purpose, People, Performance and Partnership):
Purpose:
  • 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.
Performance:
  • 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.
Partnership:
  • 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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3 USAID NTD Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant Job Opportunities - RTI International

Organisation: RTI International
Funding Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Project Name: Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Control Program
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

About US:
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

About USAID NTD Program:
RTI International is implementing The Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Control Program with funding by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Program is an integrated treatment program aimed at reducing the collective disease burden of five neglected tropical diseases: lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, trachoma, schistosomiasis and soil- transmitted helminthes.

Job Summary: The Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant will provide direct support to the M&E unit by helping in the data collection and compilation of program data and ensure data generated from the districts is accurate to guide planning and implementation of NTD project activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will collect and analyze information on the progress of MDA activities in the districts where NTD project is being supported by Envision.
  • Render support in analyzing and compiling data in districts to measure the progress and impact of project’s activities.
  • The incumbent will also coordinate and provide guidance to relevant district personnel on data collection, validation and report compilation.
  • Regularly report to Envision technical team
  • Provide regular spot checks to audit data collected in the field to ensure data integrity.
  • Capture data into the M & E database
  • Provide inputs in the development of the overall monitoring and reporting system of the program.
  • Provide support during training of district NTD implementers.
  • Work closely with Envision data manager to assess performance of M&E Systems Perform other duties related to data management and analysis as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the RTI USAID Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant jobs should hold a Bachelor of Statistics, BA. Economics and any related field
  • At least three years of relevant experience.
  • Proven experience in monitoring and evaluation particularly in data management for at least 2 years.
  • Familiarity with modern database and information systems
  • Highly analytical mindset with problem-solving skills
  • Proficient programming skills in one or more statistical software packages (Stata, SPSS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage small and large datasets, create codebooks, manipulate data, move and merge data files from different platforms
  • Previous exposure and experience reading, exporting, and converting data sets between multiple statistical software packages
  • Experience in using mobile technology for data collection is an advantage
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently.
  • Prior experience of working on a US government or donor funded program is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All applicants should send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager via E-mail to: applications@ug-ntd.rti.org and aatim@rti.org. Emails should not exceed 2MB. The applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.

Deadline: 3rd April 2017

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National Financial Accountant Job Opportunity - Ministry of Water and Environment

Job Title:       National Financial Accountant
Organization: Ministry of Water and Environment
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: National Project Coordinator

About US:
The Governments of the Republic of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo through the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) that covers the countries of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, have received financial support from the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) and the Global Environmental Facility(GEF) for the implementation of the Multinational Lakes Edward and Albert Integrated Fisheries & Water Resources Management Project, commonly referred to as LEAF-II. The project will be implemented both at regional level by NELSAP Coordination Unit based in Kigali, Rwanda, and at the national level in Uganda by the Ministry of Water and Environment, the NBI National Focal Point Ministry, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal, Industry and Fisheries, Local Governments, other relevant institutions, and the private sector.

Job Summary: The National Financial Accountant will be supporting the Program Coordination Unit in the implementation and arrangement of financial management issues in line with Government’s Treasury Accounting Instructions 2003 issued under the Public Finance and Accountability Act 2003, and the African Development Bank (ADB) guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Formulate financial plans and budgets in line with the project objectives, specifically;
  • Actively participate in/facilitate the development of the ‘assumptions’ that drive the budgetary process.
  • Gather detailed information relating to planned project activities for the defined period, from the respective project functions/sections such as procurement, M& E.
  • Cost the activities based on historical trends and future assumptions.
  • The incumbent will also compile the overall plan and generate projected financial requirements.
  • Present draft budget numbers, assumptions, activities to stakeholders for buy- in and approval.
  • Support the implementation and monitor implementation versus budget and flag variances for action.
  • Enforce compliance with the budgeting process and execution.
Oversee the disbursement of funds /payment process through the following activities;
  • Vet and advise the accounting officer on fund requisitions as per project implementation plans.
  • Assist Project Coordination Unit in provision of funds and facilitate in procurement process for implementation of approved plans, and ensure timely provision of funds for program activities.
Monitor and track financial expenditure/ transactions through;
  • Tasked with the maintenance of records of financial transaction in accordance with the approved financial manual, and proper management of these records including accuracy, reliability, completeness, and storage and retrieval process.
  • Update of records of financial transactions in accounting system.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements for the project including receipts and expenditure reports, variance analysis, and advice management on the same.
  • Preparation of financial statements and other relevant ledgers for internal and external audits.
Ensure adherence to policies/processes, specifically:
  • Compliance with Financial Management Manual (FMM) in the ministry as provided for by the Government’s Treasury Accounting Instructions 2003, issued under the Public Finance Management Act 2015 and African Development Bank Financial Policies and guidelines.
  • Ensuring that all payments made for project activities are in compliance with the Financing Agreement Policies and guidelines.
Report on the project's financial performance through;
  • Preparation of weekly, monthly and annual financial reports detailing the financial performance of the project, as well as specific reports for the various project stakeholders such as ADB and all the ministry implementing departments.
  • Preparation of monthly expenditure reports vs planned activities as per plan, highlighting any variances to the relevant stakeholders for action.
  • Generation of an end of assignment report within two weeks after completion of the activities in the work-plan, or completion of the contract, whichever comes first.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or its equivalent. Possession of a Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Qualified member with at least level II professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, CFA, CPA, etc. is a must.
  • At least three to five years of post-qualification experience.
  • Previous experience in donor-funded projects within the Government setting.
  • Experience using Government financial systems, the Integrated Financial Management System or its equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Sets high personal standards and is goal oriented
  • Strong coaching and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • High level of ethics and integrity
  • Innovative and proactive, enjoys making things happen, does not wait for them to happen
  • High level of inter-personal, decision- making and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and with teams to achieve objectives.
  • Computer knowledge, with knowledge in all packages is must.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications together with updated CVs detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees. Applications should be physically delivered to the address below;

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment,
Old Portbell Road, Luzira.
Attn: Head Human Resource Management.

Deadline: Friday, 21st April 2017 by 5.00pm


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Sales Executive Jobs - Bringing Being into Business (BBB)

Job Title:      Sales Executive
Organisation: Bringing Being into Business (BBB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Ref: SR_03_17

About US:
Bringing Being Into Business (BBB) is a Management Consulting, Training and Event management organization. We deliver team building retreats, conferences and have a range of training modules. We specialize in strategic planning, resource mobilisation, change management, HR consulting, project management, organizational strengthening and performance management. They would like to recruit for a valuable client, a freight forwarding Company operating in Uganda since 2005, expert in Port operations, Freight forwarding, customs clearing, Transport, Ware Housing, distribution and Project Management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably have at least three to five years’ experience working in clearing and forwarding industry in East Africa.
  • Broad knowledge of the Ugandan market and proven work experience in cultural context of East Africa is preferable.
  • Relevant sales experience
  • Ability to build client relationships and lobby advocate for the company.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • High degree of honesty and integrity.
  • Highly self-driven, self-motivated and results/ targets driven.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate in Mandarin may be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications with updated CVs and covering letters to recruitment@bbbusiness.org. The attached documents should not exceed 2 MB in size.  Please indicate the position title in the subject box of your email application. Please DO NOT send academic transcripts via email.

Deadline: 4th April 2017

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