Several Fresh Graduate Jobs – Graduate Apprentice – Uganda Development Bank (UDB)

Organisation: Uganda
Development Bank (UDB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Manager Human Resources
About US:
Uganda Development
Bank Ltd (UDBL) is the country’s only Development Finance Institution (DFI)
established in 1972. The Bank has recently re-positioned itself as a partner to
the Government of Uganda in delivering the theme of its National Development
Job Summary:  The Graduate Apprenticeship Program (GAP) aims
to offer recent graduates that demonstrated academic excellence in selected
disciplines, the opportunity to train with the Bank as they prepare for a
rewarding career in development banking and other relevant disciplines. The
program takes a structured learning approach integrated with coaching as well
as opportunities to work across the entire Bank (through departmental
attachments). This is to enable the apprentices acquire relevant knowledge,
skills and on-the-job experience that they will apply upon their assimilation.
The apprentice program extends beyond merely hiring and grooming the young
graduates with strong academic capabilities; it aims to foster excellence
amongst these young flag bearers and to nurture future leaders; it seeks to
equip them with the confidence and competence to take on bigger professional
responsibilities. The program will conducted over an extended period, up to 24
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Attend any assigned learning and development interventions
  • Undertake such activities, projects and assignments that shall be
    suitably determined and assigned, in liaison with HR or supervisor
    assigned at the time
  • Actively participate in mentorship sessions within the assigned
    department / unit, and track/report on own progress
  • Attend all assessment sessions and/or performance discussions
  • Undertake all scheduled coaching sessions and implement action plans
    to address any identified development areas
  • Assess Bank processes and recommend applicable improvements        

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda Development Bank (UDB) Graduate
    Apprentice career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree qualification
    (Strictly first class or second class upper division only) from a
    recognised institution; This degree shall be in specialised disciplines
    including business, engineering (i.e. civil, mechanical, agro-engineering
    or industrial), health sciences, environmental sciences, environmental
    management, agronomy, agri-business or other specialities relevant for the
    business of the Bank.
  • Candidates must have graduated not more than one year by the time of
    the application        
  • No working experience requirement but internship or practice in any
    of the disciplines listed above shall be an added advantage
  • Candidates must not be in full-time employment at the time of the
  • Excellent Communication (oral & written) skills, including
    strong report & proposal writing abilities, formal presentation
  • Strong self-drive and self-management
  • Excellent analytical skills – including strong numeric capabilities
    / affinity for numbers
  • Excellent interpersonal/relational skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills    
How to Apply:
All applicants are
strongly encouraged to hand deliver their applications which should include an
up-to-date curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic documents and contact
addresses of three professional references to: The Director Strategy and Corporate
affairs, 1st Floor Wing B, Rwenzori Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road, P.O. Box
7210, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 16th November 2018
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