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Database Administrator Job Opportunities - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.     

Job Summary:  The Database Administrator will plan and develop  a  database  ensuring  the  performance,  integrity  and  security  of  all  institution’s  application  databases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        Plan,  design,  develop/customise  and  install  enterprise  databases  in  order  to  make  them  fit  for  purpose.
·        Maintain  database  integrity  by  ensuring  database  parameters,  objects  and  access  are  standardised  and  managed.
·        Maintain  database  security  by  ensuring  security  plans  and  measures  are  laid  out  and  followed.
·        Monitor database performance by  calculating  optimum  values  for  database parameters.
·        Maintain  business  continuity  preparedness  for  enterprise  databases  by implementing  disaster  recovery  procedures.
·        Perform  system  database  integrations  to  introduce  new  innovative  business channels  by  ensuring  an  end  to  end  integration  with  third  party  systems.
·        Introduce  new  technology  tools  and  applications  that  enable  accommodation  of  changing  business  requirements.
·        Planning,  sizing  installation  and  configuration  of  enterprise  database  management  systems  on  new  server  installations  during  primary  disaster  recovery  and  staging  environment  setups.
·        Writing  database  documentation,  including  data  standards,  procedures  and definitions  for  the  data  dictionary  and  capacity  planning.
·        Budget for  new  installations,  licensing.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        The ideal candidate for the Pride Database Administrator job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s  degree  in  Computer  Science,  or  any  related  field.
·        Certifications  in  Microsoft  certified  database  administrator  (MSCDBA)  or  Oracle  database,  Microsoft  SQL.
·        A minimum of three years of working  experience  in  a  busy  ICT  environment  preferably  within  a  banking  institution.
·        Age Limit: 35 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure;

  • Click Here
  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hardcopy deliveries will be accepted

Deadline: 18th December 2019

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Marketing Manager Job Placement - Opportunity Bank

Job Title:       Marketing Manager
Organization: Opportunity Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

About us:
Opportunity Bank is the Bank of choice for all who aspire to a life of dignity and purpose, offering innovative technology led financial solutions and training to transform lives and Communities. The Bank recently obtained a commercial banking licence from Bank of Uganda and is now looking for a likeminded, creative, agile and result driven individual to fill the following position; As a member of the senior management team(Exco), the job holder is responsible for developing and devising mitigation strategies and ensuring follow through to give assurance to the Board, Management and Bank of Uganda that bank-wide risks are identified, measured, managed and reported in line with existing risk management guidelines and by large best global practices. This entails embedding the bank's Enterprise Risk Management ERM with a critical role to proactively identify and understand the potential threats, identify opportunities, actions or events that will adversely affect the bank's ability to achieve its objectives. .

Job Summary: The Marketing Manager will manage banking activities of the organization by performing specified duties to ensure the achievement of organizational goals by leading sales and marketing of organizational products. Responsible for driving sales in the branch network, developing marketing strategies to drive deposit mobilization and growth of loan portfolio Coordinating social media marketing for OBUL and fostering socially responsible corporate citizenship Coordinating product development and promotion, communication and selling, through initiating processes leading to overall business growth and development. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Generate New Business
  •  Support branches in bringing new business by reviewing and supporting the branch's local marketing strategy
  •  Design, implement, and facilitate the development of annual marketing plan for the bank
  • Ensure branches meet exceed sales targets in all products
  • Develop and implement suitable marketing and product strategies and approaches on lending, savings, deposits and other potential banking products.
  • Develop and implementarea and branch expansion and market penetration program including new product(s), expansion into new areas and penetration of existing areas.
  • Actively participates in sales management including education of frontline staff and clients on company's lending and banking products and services, market and customer research activities.
Strategic Planning and Business Strategy
  • Design, implement, and facilitate the development of annual marketing plan for the bank.
  • Oversee the bank's Products development and their promotion in the market,
  • Plan and administer the bank's Sales & Marketing Operations budget, support the development of branch marketing budgets, branch opening, and promotion,
  • Work with the CEO, CRO and Management in conceptualizing organizational plans to strengthen market position and market growth,
  • Work with the CRO in preparing strategic business plans and overall marketing strategy
  • Development of social media campaigns, and manage local uptake - including customer interaction (including customer complaints).
  • Marketing to analyze the effectiveness of online campaigns in real time by collecting data and producing reports required to evaluate the effectiveness of social media  programs Product and Business development Champion business development activities and the bank's product branding i.e. selling the brand, branch promotions and campaigns,
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all company news and businesses to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information that meets business and corporate  objectives
  • Coordinate implementation of structured marketing campaigns and packaging of products and services to achieve sales and market share budgets, Support Head Office in developing a consolidated media strategy and identifying appropriate advertising agency and media to implement the strategy.
  • Coordinating the production of marketing materials, including leaflets, posters, flyers, newsletters, e-newsletters to promote the organization as a whole Develop, pilot, and document new product methodologies ensuring that the products are designed with transformation in mind,
  • Ensure a "buy-in" and involvement of operations and management Team in new product/market development decisions
  • Public Relations (Communication and External Affairs)
  • Develop and ensure the maintenance of good media, government, and community relations, Liaising and networking with a range of stakeholders including customers. Colleagues suppliers and partner organizations.
  • Develop and ensure that corporate standards and instructions are property implemented and maintained organization wide,
  • Ensure publications and marketing materials are produced in line with the corporate guidelines
  • Organizing and attending events such as conferences, seminars, receptions and exhibitions Liaising closely with head office and branch offices in tracking product awareness, perceptions, and needs relating to the products and services.
  • Ensure an effective internal staff communication strategy and approach including monthly newsletter and staff communications activities and events. Customer care and service
  • Ensure an effective and professional image to the customer and an accurate portrayal of business Strategies across all social media platforms.
  • Manage customer queries and resolve their complaints. Organize and implement client relations including client satisfaction surveys and client development activities
  • Establish and ensure the delivery of high quality service standards to clients in responding to inquiries, requests and issues, set and take corrective actions against significant deviations from set service quality standards
Human Resources Management
  • Actively participate in appraisals, team meetings and meeting your self-development needs
  • Encourage teamwork and sharing best practices amongst all staff

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree in a business related field Professional qualification in Marketing (CIM), chartered marketer
  • At least 3 years' experience in marketing function management, having worked in a customer oriented business organization
  • Familiar with the news business and experienced in public relations, marketing and design and branding
  • Financial management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Polished presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Innovation and entrepreneurial
  • Planning and organization
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows-based computer applications Behavioral Characteristics
  • Self-starter
  • Highly Motivated
  • Passionate
  • Results Driven
  • Able to work autonomously as well as part of a group
  • Resilient
  • Hard working
How to Apply:
All Interested candidates should send their signed application letters together with their curriculum vitae
The Human Resources Manager
Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited
Plot 1259, Old Kira Road,
P.O. Box 33513, Kampala

Deadline: Thursday 5th December 2019

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Several Sales Representative - Forex Job Vacancies - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Job Title:       Sales Representative - Forex
Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Branch Manager

About US:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit
Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and 10 contact
offices countrywide; regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.
Pride is an equal opportunity employer looking for a competent and
experienced individual to fill the position of Sales Representative -Forex to be
based at Kabalagala.

Job Summary: The Sales Representative- Forex will be responsible for sourcing clients for Pride’s Forex trading product.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Update the board rates in a timely manner.
  • Carry  out  research  on  the  rates  with  other  competitors  and  advise  the  Branch  Manager  as  appropriate.
  • Mobilize  both  Pride  clients  to  buy  and  sell  forex
  • Keep  good  relationship  with  clients  mobilized  and  Create  good  working  relationship  with  credit  staff  and  cashiers  so  that  they  refer  clients  for  forex.
  • Bring  in  a  minimum  of  350  forex  transactions  on  monthly  basis
  • Mobilise  special  clients  like  car  dealers  and  NGOs  to  buy  and  sell  forex  at  Pride. 
  • Work  with  Procurement  Section  of  Pride  to  refer  suppliers  to  sell  and  buy  forex  from  Pride. 
  • Perform  any  other  duties  as  may  be  assigned  by  the  Branch  Manager  or  designee

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should at least have  a Diploma In Commerce,  Development  Economics,  Economics,  Microfinance,  Development  studies,  Business  Studies,  International  Business,  Accounting  and  Finance,  Marketing,  Financial  Services  and  Business  Computing,  Business  Statistics,  Entrepreneurship  &  Small  Business  Management,  Social  Sciences,  SWASA,  Education,  Procurement  &  Chain  Supply  Management,  Procurement  &  Logistics  Management,  Human  Resource  Management,  Industrial  &  Organization  Psychology,  Project  Planning  and  Management,  Entrepreneurship  and  Project  Planning,  Public  Administration  and  Management,  Sales  and  Marketing  Management,  Public  Relations  and  Media  Management,  B.  Agriculture  &  Rural  Innovations,  Agricultural  Engineering,  Agricultural  Extension,  Engineering  or  in  any  other  relevant  /  related  field.
  • At least 2  Principal  passes  at  A’Level.
  • Should  possess  credits  and  or  a  pass  in  Mathematics  and  English  at  O’level
  • He  /  she  must  possess  experience  of  selling  forex  products  to  business  clients,  NGOs  and  companies  of  at  least  two  years.
  • He  /  she  must  have  worked  in  a  Forex  bureau  or  commercial  banks  dealing  in  forex  trading.
  •  Should  be  willing  to  work  in  any  part  of  the  country.
  • Should  be  energetic  with  high  degree  of  innovativeness,  creativity  and  ambition. 
  • Should  have  a  high  degree  of  integrity,  excellent  interpersonal,  communication  and  presentation  skills.
  • Should be fluent in commonly used local languages
  • Must be able to meet set targets
  • He/she should  not  be  more  than  45  years  of  age.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure;

Create an Account

Fill in your personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a passport photo. Submit online i.e. no hardcopy deliveries will be accepted

Deadline:  7th December 2019

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2 Credit Manager - Corporate Job Placements - DFCU Bank

Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager- Credit Approval

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 Credit Manager - Corporate will evaluate and approve corporate applications within delegated approval authority, as well as make recommendations for approval to a higher sanctioning authority for deals that are outside their discretion. To ensure profitable and well-structured proposals for large corporates are booked to achieve the targeted business growth and minimize credit losses by lending within the bank’s risk appetite and regulatory guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Review and sanction all proposals (new & existing) within personal discretion (≤ USD200,000) in adherence with dfcu’ s internal credit policies, Risk Management Control Document and other required regulations including BOU, FIA, and funders.
·        Assessment and recommendation of files outside their discretion to the higher sanctioning authority including the Head of Credit, Internal Credit Committee and the Board Risk Credit Committee in a bid to achieve the bank’s disbursement targets of quality deals.
·        Analyse current credit data, financial statements of corporate/ large individual & Business Banking borrowers to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit; and determine expected profitability of loans, as well as preparing reports justifying the decisions made.
·        Organise the maintenance and updating of bank credit policies and procedures bi-annually in accordance with bank/ industry trends, evolving regulations, legal requirements as well as their implementation to ensure compliance.
·        Provide support in structuring proposals to minimise risk and ensure full repayment.
·        Timely responses on sanctioning of deals and excesses within agreed Service Level Agreements (SLA)
·        Train and coach the Business Analysts as well as Relationship Managers in credit assessment/ analysis, deal structure, policies and procedures.
·        Conduct road shows on credit underwriting criteria for staff in the Credit value chain to uphold quality of deals booked.
·        Responsibility for personal adherence to governance, compliance and lending portfolio controls thus ensuring own conformance to policy and procedures within the Credit Function, including proactive management of agreed responsibilities for Data Integrity.
·        Review of and adherence to service level agreement between sales and credit units annually in order to maintain service delivery in line with/ ahead of competition.
·        Monitor the overall quality of the Corporate/Business Banking portfolio, through participation in governance meetings.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal applicant for the DFCU Bank Credit Manager - Corporate job must hold a Bachelor’s degree with bias in any of the following areas: Finance, Banking, Economics, Business Administration and a Master’s degree or similar qualification in these fields.
·        Additional training/professional qualification in Business, Investment and project appraisal, Risk management and financial analysis.
·        Credit certification.
·        Five years’ experience in a business or banking/financial services environment with at least 3 in Credit risk management /sanctioning.
·        Understating of SMEs and Corporates and the general business environment.
·        Thorough understanding of dfcu credit policy, FIA and BOU guidelines on asset quality.
·        Knowledge and understanding of dfcu products offering.
·        Awareness current economic/market trends.
·        Analytical and problem-solving skills.
·        Good communication skills (both oral and written) to allow for effective teamwork and interaction with all levels of staff.
·        Computer knowledge (Microsoft desktop products).
·        Basic legal skills.
·        Managerial and team building skills.
·        Ability to work without supervision, driven enough to achieve set targets.

How to apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications  with  detailed CV’s  including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level) to the email address indicated below;

Deadline: 5th December 2019

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2 Financial Accountant Job Placements - National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager

About US:
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to its members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through efficient management of members' contributions. The NSSF asset base is currently over Ugx. 9.8  trillion, making the Fund one of the largest players in Uganda’s economy.

Job Summary: The Financial Accountant will be responsible for processing financial transactions plus reconciling accounts ledgers in line with the Finance Procedures Manual.
Facilitating data driven decision making

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Ensure all transactions are accurately captured in JDE.
·        Timely processing and payment of transactions.
·        Monitor, reconcile and report any discrepancies on the general ledger accounts.
·        Reconcile and generate listings tying to the general ledger for all accounts.
·        Perform daily, month-end and year-end close processes.
·        Prepare end of period adjustments.
·        Understanding all financial and accounting regulations; keeping up to date with changes and ensuring adherence.
·        Analyze business operation costs, revenues, and trends to develop projections for future revenue and expenses and make recommendations for improvements.
·        Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization.
·        Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.
·        Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard reports and tools.
·        Monitoring of account ledger entries to ensure they affect correct Budget lines.
·        Perform bank agency roles.
·        Responds to financial inquiries from both internal and external stakeholders. Be a key point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters.
·        Supporting the Finance Manager with projects and tasks when required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        The applicant for the NSSF Financial Accountant job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business courses like BCOM, BBA, BSTAT etc.
·        A professional finance qualification e.g. ACCA, CPA.
·        Three years of work experience in a busy Financial Institution.
·        Innovative
·        Data analytical skills
·        Intuition and decision making skills
·        Time management skills
·        The job holder must be of high integrity and with customer service skills
·        Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
·        Creative and Innovative
·        Computer literate in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, spread sheet
·        Planning and organising skills
·        Ability to prioritize competing tasks/activities
·        Ability to work with a team

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae giving three references, copies of academic and professional certificates, postal address and daytime telephone contact to: recruitment@nssfug.org For the attention of; The Head of Human Resources & Administration National Social Security Fund

Deadline: 6th December 2019 by 5:00pm

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