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Aviation Job Opportunities - First Officer - CRJ900 - Uganda Airlines

Job Title:   First Officer
Organisation: Uganda Airlines
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Uganda Airlines is the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older Uganda Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August 2019.

Job Summary:  The First Officer (Co-Pilot) works hand in hand with the Line Captain to ensure the safety, security, and proper conduct of flights. He/she deputizes the Captain. As a member of the team, you will be responsible for presenting a positive image of the airline in keeping with its brand to connect the world to the Pearl of Africa. You will be enthusiastic about serving all Uganda Airlines customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect in line with the company’s values. You will also be championing safety and ensuring international aviation standards are maintained at the airline. This is a great opportunity to be part of the new National Airline, in this exciting industry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        During flight shall be aware of the Pilot in Command’s intentions and monitor the conduct of the flight at all times.
·        When not flying, the Co-pilot shall immediately advise the Pilot in Command of any deviation from the normal flight operating profile.
·        Shall be directly responsible to the Pilot in Command and do whatever duties are assigned to him by the Pilot in Command.
·        Shall be responsible as part of the flying team to ensure that the flight is conducted efficiently and safely.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the Uganda Airlines First Officer job must hold a valid Commercial Pilot License with multiple engine rating.
·        At least 1500 hours total as a pilot.
·        A valid type rating on the CRJ family aircraft is an added advantage.
·        Medical Class 1.
·        No Accident or Incident record. No criminal record.
·        English language proficiency level 4 minimum.
·        Individual assessment for satisfactory ability will be carried out as part of the interview process.
·        Willingness to relocate and be based in Uganda.

·        Judgment and decision-making skills.
·        Customer-focused and hospitable.
·        Well-groomed.
·        Team player.
·        Cross-culture sensitivity and respect.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online, ClickHere or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Manager Human Resources.
Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda.
Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Deadline:  10th July 2020

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Business Development Facilitator - Shea Nut & Apiary NGO Jobs - LWF World Service

Organisation: LWF World Service
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith- based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world. A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people—centered and community- based. Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their right, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.

Job Summary:  The Business Development Facilitator -Shea Nut & Apiary will coordinate and implement activities of me s/we project within the area of jurisdiction in collaboration with the Local Authorities (LAs) and Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) to ensure that the Shea nut value chain is efficiently and profitably developed to creale jobs for women and youth..

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agri-business Management or Marketing from a reputable university;
·        Possession of a Post-Graduate Diploma in Project Planning B4 Management or Marketing is desirable.
·        Three or more years of experience in eco-entrepreneurship, agri-business, value-chain development or business development,
·        Strong background in value chain development and business development,
·        Experience (rem business development and value chain enhancement in Sheanul and Apiary
·        Solid negotiation and diplomacy skills.
·        Excellent interpersonal skills. including patience. willingness to listen and respect for colleagues.

How to Apply:
All candidates who are interested should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email clearly indicating the job title in the email subject. Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala.

Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource Manager
Lutheran World Federation
Plot1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 30th June 2020 by 5:00pm

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Chief Change and Innovation Officer Employment Opportunity - DFCU Bank

Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary: The Chief Change & Innovation Officer will lead the transformation agenda of dfcu bank towards a modern digitized bank with leadership in operational excellence and customer service. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Drive the transformation agenda of the bank to reach its strategic aspirations;
·        Drive and promote a customer service-oriented culture across all bank operations to pro-actively implement behavioral change initiatives;
·        Drive a culture of client focus, with products and operational excellence above market or at least at par with market;
·        Create and execute the digital strategy (in line with strategic aspiration becoming a Bank 4.0)
·        Create a process optimization program with use of modern techniques such as LEAN (creating more customer value without increasing resources);
·        Continuously review processes, driven by Lean and Agile ways of working to ensure that all bank processes are optimized, while initiating changes to enhance innovation and commercial drive;
·        Work closely with the CEO and all EXCO members to drive the strategic transition, innovations and changes in all facets of the bank;
·        Be the center of expertise for innovation, development and implementation activities in all domains of the bank (client facing, Digital Strategy, Operations, Regulatory Implementations);
·        Coordinate and control all projects related to selection, acquisition, development and installation of major information and operations systems for the bank;
·        Provide advice on evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance of information systems, ensuring appropriate investment in strategic and operational systems. Evaluate systems to measure their success;
·        Lead the project management and implementation of major change initiatives by coordinating the responsible departments to ensure smooth implementation;
·        Take responsibility for the innovation/transformation budget (CapEx & OpEx) and IT CapEx budget aspects related to all new IT and product development (“the How”). 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the DFCU Bank Chief Change and Innovation Officer job must hold a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Computing, Commerce, Accounting or Business Statistics or another related field, an MBA would be an added advantage;
·        Professional experience in banking i.e. ACIB and Project Management, Prince II would be added advantage;
·        At least 15 years’ work experience, five of which should be in a senior Technology or Operations position in a large financial services institution;
·        Demonstrated experience in driving innovation and change agendas in Financial Services (able to demonstrate blue-sky thinking);
·        Demonstrated ability to link and apply complex technologies to business strategies & a high proficiency in Information and Communication Technology;
·        Strong skills in business process analysis as well understanding of banking operations and FinTech trends;
·        Strong skills in project management and project execution;
·        Familiarity with the financial services industry in East Africa or emerging markets; and
·        Strong understanding and experience in mobile banking services.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter highlighting how their experience is relevant to the Duties and Responsibilities described above to The CV must include 3 referees including their e-mail address and telephone number.

Deadline: 29th May 2020

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Human Resource and Administration Manager USAID Project Non-profit Careers - Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP)

Organization: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration Director

About US:
We are hiring! Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is currently recruiting for a Human Resource and Administration Manager for an upcoming five year USAID-funded Social and Behavior Change (SBC) project in Uganda.

At CCP, we believe in the power of communication to save lives, by empowering people to adopt healthy behaviors for themselves, their families and their communities.

Good health is critical not only to an individual’s well-being, but also to community and national development, impacting educational and economic success. With projects in more than 40 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America along with work in our hometown of Baltimore, CCP’s portfolio spans the globe.

Job Summary: The Human Resource and Administration Manager will oversee all administrative and human resource activities of a five-year USAID-funded project in Uganda, pending funding confirmation. This position will support the Finance and Administration Director. She/he will ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Administration department and HR functions including sufficient staffing levels and coverage. The HR and Admin Manager will manage security and will work to ensure office safety – both for the staff and the HR systems. The HR and Admin Manager will work with the appropriate team members, liaising with HQ HR and support team as needed, to recruit, hire, and orientation all staff, maintaining compliance with local labor law. She/he will ensure confidentiality is maintained and staff have a safe space to work. Travel within Uganda may be required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Administration department and HR functions including sufficient staffing levels and coverage.
·        Draft SOWs to prequalify vendors annually that provide routine and general contractual services or goods e.g. stationary, hotels, venue spaces, catering, vehicle maintenance, equipment maintenance, printing/photocopying, etc.
·        Manage security company, ensuring safety and security protocols are implemented as per contract.
·        Communicate to and ensure adherence by staff of security and safety protocols for the office.
·        Be the main contact person for the security company, which requires being on-call 24/7.
·        Verify accuracy of invoices and deliverables before and forward them for payment processing.
·        Establish and maintain the key and access management system to safeguard office spaces and assets.
·        Receive vendor and consultant invoices, review for accuracy against contract or order payment terms and deliverables.
·        Investigate accidents and prepares reports for insurance carrier.
Human resources
·        Coordinate the clearing and forwarding of goods for office and expatriates and TCNs.
·        Make arrangements and liaise with appropriate host government ministries to obtain work permits for all expatriates and TCNs.
·        Finalize job descriptions, advertise positions, short-list applicants, check references, and organize interviews.
·        Assist in recruitment process of new staff, liaise with recruiting firms, and arrange interviews.
·        Coordinate initial orientation with department leads.
·        Orient all staff on office policies and procedures, HR manual, the organizational code of conduct, ethics policies and procedures, benefits and compensation packages.
·        Obtain and file all relevant labor documents/policies and advise managers appropriately.
·        Liaising with health insurance service provider to ensure all staff policies are up to date.
·        Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures and programs.
·        Assist managers in resolving and moderating staff conflicts.
·        Ensure confidentiality for staff matters and records is observed.
·        Consult local legal counsel, Baltimore CCP HR and represent CCP UG in labor matters as directed including but not limited to the investigation and resolution of employee issues, concerns and conflicts.
·        Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
·        Collect timesheets monthly from staff.
·        Review and apply policies from field finance manual and HR manual.
·        Review timesheets for accuracy and completeness (e.g. leave type, tracking, project allocation).
·        Collect leave request forms and update leave tracking.
·        Follow-up with staff until all timesheets are received.
·        Review and provide guidance on CCP HR policies and host country labor laws.
·        Forward timesheets and leave requests to Finance for payroll processing.
·        Manage the annual APR process timely ensuring completion of APR forms, issuance of annual increment letters and submission to Baltimore.
·        Maintain accurate and complete personnel files in accordance with UG labor laws and CCP HR policy.
·        In the case of promotions, reclassifications, etc. ensure that job descriptions are up-to-date, accurate, appropriately approved and filed in the personnel files.
·        Ensure that CCP HR receives a copy of all letters, contracts and personnel correspondence for the main personnel files kept in Baltimore.
·        File personnel records in a way that records can be accessed and sent easily in soft or hard copy when needed.
·        Notify staff in advance of office closings due to public holidays or ad hoc closings prompted by the Country Director or University.
·        Conduct assessment of medical insurance for market comparison and renewal annually or as needed ahead of expiration.
·        Prepare employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
·        Follow appropriate protocol for reporting suspected internal controls violations.
Staff Supervision Responsibilities
·        Manage the work of direct reports and provide supervisory responsibilities.
·        Promote staff development through training, counseling, and performance evaluation of the staff of the CCP UG under your supervision.
·        Ensure that direct reports are implementing duties as assigned.
·        Conduct timely annual performance reviews for direct reports.
·        Manage performance of direct reports timely and in a way that facilitates growth and improvement in accordance with CCP Baltimore HR guidance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        Minimum of a University degree in Administration, Business Management, Human Resources, or other related field.
·        At least seven (7) years’ experience in the NGO sector within Uganda in office administration.
·        At least five (5) years’ experience supporting USAID-funded projects.
·        Uganda national.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
·        Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
·        Ability to perform under extreme pressure and take initiative in resolving problems.
·        Ability to work independently in a high profile, fast-paced and multi tasked environment.
·        Strong interpersonal and team building skills.
·        Oral and written fluency in English.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the web form below.

Deadline: 15th April 2020

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Chief Accountant Employment Opportunity - SGS

Job Title:    Chief Accountant
Organisation: SGS
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 90,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Summary:
The Chief Accountant (1)

Primary Responsibility: To assist in preparation of financial statements, ensure accounting transactions are processed in accordance to law, compliance with tax regulations, statutory audit of financial statements, monthly reporting to group head , manage/review performance of direct reports, handle Treasury and statutory issues, insurance, and reporting to the Financial Controller on designated tasks.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Ensure Finance procedures are fully complied with.
·        Ensure all Account Payable reconciliations are correct with each payment being released.
·        Review and sign off all Management Accountant reconciliations on monthly basis.
·        Review and sign off Inventory reconciliations on monthly basis.
·        Review and sign off all Inter-company reconciliations, ensuring mismatches per monthly report received from Group Control are resolved.
·        Approve adjustments for processing raised by Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. In cases of exceptional adjustments, Financial Manager will approve.
·        Process high level journals provided directly by Financial Manager.
·        Review and sign off all check lists for all direct reports on monthly basis.
·        Treasury – includes forward contracts, update of banking documentation, currency exposure reports etc.
·        Release payments once verified by Account Payable on Citibank e-banking.
·        Prepare and submit HFM reports (Financial, IFRS, NOA) as per deadlines set by Africa Area Control.
·        Insurance – review, renew, claims submission – full insurance responsibility.
·        Assist with providing information to business managers as requested.
·        Statutory issues – Audit and Tax returns ( VAT,WHT), minutes, resolutions.
·        Ensure all taxes and similar are paid timeously to avoid penalties, tax clearance.
·        Ensure all processing is completed within deadline set by Finance Manager.
·        Performance management of direct reports.
·        Provide report to Financial Manager of any non compliances to procedures.
·        Submit HFM reports accurately to Group Control.
·        Provide financial information for vendor agreements, supplier credit application forms.
·        Assist the Finance team with audits
·        Adhoc assignments.
·        Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the SGS management system.
·        Quality Health and Safety reporting requirements for Finance division and assigned QHSE duties.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal applicant for the SGS Chief Accountant job placement must hold a Degree in commerce/ accounting or business related course with a professional qualification either of ACCA/CIMA/CPA.
·        At least four years working experience in a similar role in a busy organisation.
·        Thorough understanding of International Accounting Standards, International Financial Reporting Standards as well as working knowledge of local tax laws and regulations.
·        Knowledge of accounting software and other computer applications e.g MS Word , MS Excel etc.
·        Previous experience in working with Oracle system.
·        Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
·        Strong organisational skills and ability to multitask.
·        High standards of Integrity
·        Excellent numeric skills
·        Willingness to work long hours
·        Strong attention to detail
·        Ability to work well under pressure and with tight time constraints
·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout within the company.
·        Team player who is also able to work independently

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send a detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates to applications to:

The Human Resource Manager, SGS Uganda via Indicate the position you are applying for. Kindly include your current and expected salary plus daytime contacts.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 10th April 2020 by 4:00om

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