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Project Support Officer NGO Jobs - War Child Holland (WCH)

Job Title:        Project Support Officer
Organization: War Child Holland (WCH)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader
Salary Range: UGX Gross 1,541,054 – 2,391,453

About US:
War Child Holland (WCH) is an independent and impartial international non-governmental organization, investing in a peaceful future for children and young people affected by armed conflict. We strive to empower children and young people while enabling adults to bring about positive and lasting change in the lives of conflict affected children and young people.

Job Summary:  The Project Support Officer will provide support to War Child Holland in Uganda to ensure  quality programe operations in the field locations. S/He will proactively provide risk-avert, cost effective, business-focused and result-oriented quality professional and technical operations services to the country program. The role entails managing all financial, HR, administrative and logistics support activities for the Imvepi and Palorinya Office/ field location.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Financial Accounting, Management and Reporting
·        Assist with projects forecast management and money request preparation in close cooperation with Team Leader/PC, submit monthly cash flow needs on or before the due date;
·        Ensure timely and accurate data entries in cashbook, bankbook and UNIT4 on a daily basis and ensure that all financial data is properly entered and closely monitor to ensure that correct account codes and fund codes are entered for each transaction, following the standard descriptions defined in WCH’s Global Finance Manual and Uganda Finance SOP;
·        Ensure purchases of goods greater than the petty cash threshold determine whether; Type and unit price of each item on the invoice matches the same information per the purchase order. And all documents have sufficient approval and signing authority;
·        Ensure disbursement (cheque or cash) request form is adequately supported by documentation and has been properly approved, check the mathematical accuracy of the invoice;
·        Communicate accounts on a monthly basis to the country office, respecting UNIT4 procedures and deadlines in line with the monthly accounting schedule as per Finance Procedures;
·        Manage the presentation, circulation, filing of vouchers and archiving of accounting and financial documents in compliance with Finance procedures;
·        Review all sub-ledger balances on a weekly basis and collect outstanding receivables;
·        Ensure that reminders for all outstanding receivable are sent to staff responsible and make follow up on the collection;
·        Ensure that all cash receipts are recorded and banked promptly and intact;
·        Ensure that all deductions where applicable are done on a monthly basis;
·        Ensure that the sub-office has cash at all times and maintaining minimum balances and respecting maximum limits in the accounts;
·        Timely Booking of receipts;
·        Ensure that all sub-office finance related issues that may arise out of the monthly financial review are followed up and addressed conclusively;
·        On a monthly basis prepare and submit reconciliations;
Logistics & Administration
·        Ensure proper understanding and adherence to WCH rules and regulations and that all procurement documents are completed timely and have sufficient and accurate supporting documentation;
·        Work closely with program staff to prepare and update on a weekly basis the procurement plan, provide guidance and input to program staff on the feasibility and allowability of procurement;
·        Manage procurement requests from individuals and projects in a timely, expeditious and effective manner, ensuring that these are, duly approved, provided for in budgets, correctly described and coded and in compliance with WCH and donor policies and procedures;
·        Maintain an updated and active vendor (approved) database at all times and periodically, through the tender committee, review the list and facilitate its approval;
·        Ensure that each undertaken procurement is fully documented, in compliance with WCH/Donor requirements and documents are appropriately filed and safeguarded;
·        Ensures timely and accurate procurement of all goods according to approved budget lines and donor guidelines;
·        Review requests submitted by program staff and issue requests for payments from the country office upon mission \tasks\ service accomplishments are received from service provider;
·        Ensure the proper collection and archiving of new vendors files;
·        Maintain procurement and logistics information management filing system for contracts and expenditures;
·        Ensure appropriate, timely and documentation of distribution of good to beneficiaries as per project plans ensuring distribution lists, way bill and final receipt confirmations are in place for each delivery.
Office Administration, Safety & Security;
·        Coordinate the logistics activities in close collaboration with the program and support staff this includes but not limited to; arranging for accommodation bookings and transportation of goods;
·        Assess the needs and oversee the installation of office equipment, supplies, utilities (stationary, filing systems, photocopier, furniture, water, electricity, etc.);
·        Ensure office supplies are always renewed when necessary and initiate the procurement of supplies;
·        Ensure office premises, accommodation are managed, maintained and meet assessed required security standards, including medical kit and fire extinguishers;
·        Ensure an updating listing of service providers for, IT service provider, taxi, car rental, fuel, internet service, and similar running costs;
·        Act as the safety and security focal point for the sub-office
·        Participate in the yearly review of the security SOPs
·        Ensure visitors are provided with welcome package and ensure the required forms are on file
·        Provide safety and security brief to new joiners and visitors and be the S&S focal point during their visit
·        Report and archive security incidents
·        Train drivers on emergency response
·        Send emergency texts and alerts of protests and road closures to staff, visitors, and partners
Fleet and vehicles movement;
·        Organize and maintain the vehicle movements as per team needs.
·        Maintain WCH transportation procedures and vehicles maintenance.
·        Ensure that the administrative documents for all vehicles are available, filed, and monitored.
·        Monitor the use of vehicles and motorbikes (consumption and mileage, damages, administrative documents), consolidate, analyze and report the data for each vehicle/motorbike and submit monthly report to the county office.
·        Ensure the timely and accurate scheduling and maintenance of vehicles and motorbikes.
·        Ensure the proper ordering, dispatch, use and follow up of fuel cards and logbooks.
·        Verify that the rental vehicles and taxi companies comply with WCH regulations and needs.
·        Maintain proper rental records/agreements;
·        Report all cars incident to the line manager and prepare the relevant reports.;
·        Give initiatives and implement activities for the proper function of the fleet management
Assets Management
·        Manage WCH asset tracker and labelling as per WCH Asset Policy;
·        Ensure the security and the follow-up of the equipment used on the WCH Uganda (identification, asset tracking, maintenance, warranty);
·        Supervise the installation of equipment and ensures they run smoothly and are maintained and ensure any necessary repairs are duly carried out;
·        Ensure proper donation certificate/hand over sheets are issued, signed, and maintained on file;
·        Perform regular asset audit for the different items stored within the WCH sub-office;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the War Child Holland Project Support Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Administration or any related field from a recognised university.
·        At least four years of accounting, admin and logistics experience in a large organization with at least three years in a managerial position.
·        Relevant professional qualifications and training in Finance, HR and procurement are added advantages
·        Excellent interpersonal skills
·        Excellent oral and written communication skills
·        Ability to identify critical financial issues with capacity to pay attention to details.
·        Capacity building skills
·        Proven ability to interpret financial procedures and standards, put them in practice and influence other in their implementation.
·        Strong analytical and planning skills
·        Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field, Country office and Local Authorities.
·        Good, proven experience of training and developing staff
·        Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritising a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
·        Experience of proactively identifying and addressing issues
·        Ability to work with a high degree of professionalism.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should apply online at the link below

·        Your Application should not exceed 4 pages.
·        While we thank all applicants for their interest to work for WCH, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Assistant Accountant Jobs - Uganda Tea Corporation Ltd (UTCL)

Job Title:   Assistant Accountant
Organization:  Uganda Tea Corporation Ltd (UTCL)
Duty Station:   Uganda

About US:
Uganda Tea Corporation Ltd (UTCL) has been a leading tea producer and exporter in Uganda for over 30 years. It has three estates with its headquarters at Kasaku near Lugazi. Kasaku is about 48km from Kampala and 40km from Jinja.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance
·        Professional qualifications: At least CPA level 2
·        At least three years of experience
·        Good knowledge of Tally and Bookkeeping skills
·        Good knowledge of (VAT, PAYE, NSSF, WHT, Union dues)

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV, cover letter and testimonials to the email address:  

Deadline: 10th June 2020

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Finance and Operations Director USAID Project Job Careers - Chemonics International

Organisation: Chemonics International
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Chemonics International, Inc. is a private international development firm based in Washington, D.C.  It was established in 1975 by Thurston F. Teele as a subsidiary of Erly Industries

About the Project:
Chemonics International, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, is recruiting for various technical and program management positions for the anticipated USAID Uganda Strategic Investment for Inclusive Development (SIID) Project. This $10-19 million project, up to five years, will facilitate domestic and international commercial investment that are aligned with USAID’s development priorities across sectors including agriculture and food security, energy, environment and biodiversity, health, and education. By unlocking commercially driven investment capital, this activity aims to contribute to the country’s journey to self-reliance, enhanced economic growth, improved health outcomes, quality employment and livelihoods, and better educational opportunities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a degree in an area of expertise relevant to the position
·       At least  five years of relevant experience, experience on large, complex, donor-funded projects preferred
·       Demonstrated experience in supervisory positions
·       Experience with USAID programming, regulations and reporting requirements
·       Experience working in East Africa, particularly in Uganda
·       Proven ability to work collaboratively with government officials, international donors, local partners, and private sector stakeholders
·       Excellent written and oral communications skills
·       Fluency in written and spoken English required

How to Apply:
Please complete the application and submit CV, cover letter, and contact information through this form

No telephone inquiries, please. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

Deadline: 12th June 2020

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2 Product Placement Officer Job Placements - Farm Inputs Care Centre (FICA)

Organisation: Farm Inputs Care Centre (FICA)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Farm Inputs Care Centre (FICA) Limited is a Ugandan seed company that produces and distributes improved crop seeds in Uganda and the East African Region. The company is implementing a one (1) year partnership project under the MasterCard Foundation-funded "Driving Youth-Led New Agribusiness and Microenterprise (DYNAMIC)" program, in Northern Uganda led by GOAL and Mercy Corps.

Job Summary:  To create and nurture a vibrant network of product placement agents for promotion and distribution of agricultural inputs, especially improved crop and horticultural seeds while promoting participation of the youth in gainful agriculture. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Sourcing for new business in the region.
·       Achievement of sales targets for the districts under supervision.
·       Motivation, mentoring and ensuring high energy levels of the agents in all the districts.
·       Ensure that there is growth in A Number of actual and active youth in the agro input distribution and commercial farming;
·       Building relationships in sales and collection activities.
·       In charge of coordinating marketing activities for the districts under supervision.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor's Degree or a Diploma in a relevant field.
·       At least three years' experience in a similar position preferably in the agricultural sector
·       A professional qualification in sales and marketing will be added advantage.
·       Sales Management skills of Direct Sales;
·        Recruitment;
·        Promotional Skills;
·       Account Management;
·       Customer Service; and
·       Entrepreneurship.
·       Excellent numerical and analytical skills
·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
·       Computer skills particularly Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and E-mail
·       Leadership and supervisory skills

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates please submit your application, detailed CV and testimonials to the address below;

The Administration Officer;
Farm Inputs Care Centre (FICA) Limited
Plot 40, Bombo Road,
P. O. Box 34095,
Kampala, Uganda

E-mail to: and copy to

Deadline: 10th June 2020

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Fresher Accountant RSSH Global Fund Job Vacancies - Ministry of Health

Job Title: Accountant RSSH
Organisation: Ministry of Health
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Ministry of Health is a cabinet-level government ministry of Uganda. It is responsible for planning, delivering, and maintaining an efficient and effective healthcare delivery system, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services, in a humane, affordable, and sustainable manner. 

About the Project:
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) is an International Partnership that provides grants to lower income countries with high HIV, Malaria and Tuberculosis disease burden including Uganda. The Fund also supports health service delivery through grants that are dedicated to health and community systems strengthening. These resources are additional to and not a replacement for financing to the health sector from recipient Governments. Recipient Countries are required to demonstrate transparency, traceability, attribution and efficient accountability of the resources. The Ministry of Health (MoH) has received funding from the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) under the ongoing grants that run from 2018 to 2020(apparently on new grant making 2021-2023). Part of this grant is for sourcing for eligible talent to cover human resources gaps in the Ministry of Health in order to strengthen its capacity.

Job Summary:  To perform financial duties that relate to Global Fund Grants including, accounting, tracking accountability, coordinating the SR finances, vouching for completeness, up-dating and maintaining books of accounts and producing routine advances/accountabilities .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Tracking payments to internal and external stakeholders and also ensure timely bank payments
·       Updating and preparing of asset register for the Global Fund assets.
·       Reviewing and verifying accountabilities for Sub Recipients (SRs) activities
·       Regular of the advances ledger and follow up on the overdue advances.
·       Ensuring that accounting records are properly maintained and kept safely for future reference
·       Preparation of financial reports/tax reports as required by Global Fund. These include the Fund Accountability Statement and the Progress Update and Disbursement Reports (PUDR)
·       Render assistance and support regular Internal and external audit exercises for the organization
·       To examine correctness of payment requests, completeness of documentation and certify requisition or, transactions for further processing,
·       To compile accountability reports, verify and retire advance ledgers Examining bank statements and reconciling them with general ledger entries. Monthly bank reconciliations must be prepared for review by the senior finance officer on a timely basis.
·       Filling statutory returns on a timely basis (NSSF, PAYE, LST, WHT).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree in the following is particularly favored Accounting Business administration, Finance from a recognised institution.
·       Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
·       Should have an accounting professional qualification
·       At least two years' relevant experience in accounting and financial control systems
·       Working knowledge of donor accounting requirements is an added advantage.
·       The Accountant should have the following skills:
·       Analytical skills and the ability to summarize information in a clear and concise manner.
·       Working knowledge of accounting software
·       Working knowledge of accounting packages and MS office packages (MS excel, word and power point).
·       Strong organizational skills in order to balance competing priorities
·       Ability to work independently to efficiently meet deadlines
·       Undisputed financial integrity.

How to Apply:
All Applications to be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O BOX 7272 Kampala, Uganda. The applications must be submitted online via

Deadline: 12th June 2020

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