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UN Administrative Officer (Travel and Protocol) Job Vacancies - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

 

Job Title:    Administrative Officer (Travel and Protocol)

Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Administration

Grade: NOA

 

About WFP:

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to United help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

 

Job Summary:  The Administrative Officer (Travel and Protocol) is the custodian of the grand vision of the scaling up of Cash-based transfer programming.  Responsible for maximizing the value brought by the IT digital solution by understanding business and end-user requirements and prioritizing the work to be done. The position aims for an IT digital solution which achieves the highest quality in terms of technical usability, user acceptability, and domain suitability.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Contribute to a WFP country plan, including administrative processes, aligned with country and wider WFP strategies and policies to facilitate efficient and effective administration services.

·        Plan and coordinate the yearly physical inventory, oversight of the physical count process and reconcile the data after the physical Count;

·        Plan and coordinate the disposal of the asset in junction with the GAS HQ team and UNHCR

·        Responsible for facilitating short term visa needs for incoming staff, interns, consultants, and other short-term visitors.

·        Collate data and prepare data analysis to provide management and clients with the accurate information and reports for efficient planning and decision-making.

·        Support management of existing resources in the area of responsibility (e.g. WFP managed facilities, assets and travel & Protocol management, etc.) and assist in identification of new requirements aiming at efficiency, cost-effectiveness and timeliness of operations and services.

·        Responsible for negotiating and re-assessing UN privileges with Government Ministries, local authorities for optimal terms.

·        Analyze asset data and make data-driven decisions throughout the different phases of the asset lifecycle to improve the management of assets in all offices:

·        Oversee the Asset Management Processes making sure the utilization is within corporate rules and regulations. Enhance the knowledge on our  corporate GEMS Global Equipment Management System by providing on the job training to the CO and Field Staff;

·        Management of official travel – local and international – through coordination and negotiations with travel agency and airlines, management of Shipments, Travel Authorizations and other related documentation ensuring conformance to staff entitlements.

·        Facilitate the compliance of the services provided (e.g. WFP managed facilities, assets and travel management, etc.) with the  corporate Occupational Safety and Health Policy.

·        Review travel claims and supporting documentation for completeness, accuracy, validity, and conformity with WFP rules prior to approval and certification;

·        Support a culture of environmental sustainability throughout WFP by role modelling actions that drive sustainability in all administrative activities.

·        Preparation of Duty Exemption Certificates for personal and household effects of arriving and departing staff and arranging clearance through Ministry of External Affairs, close co-ordination with the staff members and the clearing agent ensuring handing over of respective completed documents for timely clearance.

·        Guide and advice staff in both Country/Area/Field offices, and coordinateall travel related matters within the Mission and lead de-centralization of asset management

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Administrative Officer (Travel and Protocol) job vacancy must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Business Administration/Public Administration, Logistics or other relevant field relating to Administration.

·        At least five years of progressive experience in administration, finance/accounting, travel and protocol or related field is required

·        Language: Fluency in oral and written english

 

Competencies:

·        Business Support Services & Reporting: Applies strong ability to identify country level requirements and develop customer focused solutions and action plans. Communicates data-based findings in a highly impactful way that is tailored to the audience.

·        Internal Controls & Risk Management for Administration and Engineering: Utilises understanding of risk management approaches and internal controls to monitor projects and programmes to confirm regulatory compliance, ensure data integrity and ensure client satisfaction.

·        Resource Management for Administration and Engineering: Monitors trends in staffing and resource usage to anticipate and escalate potential issues to programme leaders and key clients.

·        Specialised Knowledge in Administrative Services: Applies advanced theoretical understanding of administration best practice, concepts and principles and thorough knowledge of WFP standards, processes and infrastructure to ensure continuous improvement in the provision of efficient and effective administration services, resolving complex issues as they arise.

·        Customer Focus: Proactively monitors performance and delivers high quality service to meet the needs of customers, requesting customer feedback and taking ownership of customer problems that arise. Pre-empts needs of customers based on experience.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are encouraged to apply online at the link below

 

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Deadline: 4th February 2021

 

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21 Fresh Graduate Credit Officer Job Opportunities - UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

 

Job Title:    Credit Officer (21 Fresh Graduate Job Opportunities)

Organization: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Duty Station: Bombo Road, Ibanda, Ishaka, Jinja, Kagadi, Kyotera, Lira, Lyantonde, Mbale, Mbarara, Mpigi, Nakasero, Nakivale, Nansana, Ntungamo Branch, Rubaga Road, Rukungiri, Rushere and Sembabule, Uganda

Reference: HR/STAFF/VAC - 1/21/1/21

 

About US:

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent to the Central Bank's regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to provide quality microfinance services.

 

Job Summary:  The Credit Officer will be responsible for preparation of customer loan applications, assessing their creditworthiness, generally managing customer relationships and loan portfolio as guided by the institution's Credit policies and annual operating plan. Interested applicants should be willing to work in the following locations: Bombo Road, Ibanda, Ishaka, Jinja, Kagadi, Kyotera, Lira, Lyantonde, Mbale, Mbarara, Mpigi, Nakasero, Nakivale, Nansana, Ntungamo Branch, Rubaga Road, Rukungiri, Rushere and Sembabule.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Loan mobilization: Supports all effort at branch level to grow assets by participating in mobilization campaigns, scheduling meetings for potential loan applicants to obtain information on loans and answering questions about the process, available loan types or credit options that are available including the terms and conditions governing borrowing.

·        Appraising loan files: Analyses loan applicants' financial status, credit, and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans to be submitted to the branch credit committee in compliance with set loan standards of the institution.

·        Presents & defends loan file to the branch Credit committee: responsible for presenting client's loan files and defending them with facts, business cases and analyzed information to support a credit decision to be reached by the branch credit committee (for loans below 5M) or referred to the region/ Head office (for loans above 5M).

·        Loan compliance: Conducts monitoring (daily) of client's loan performance in line with agreed terms and conditions of the loan and per set credit policy and procedures at UGAFODE to guarantee a qualitative loan portfolio for the institution.

·        Reporting: Undertakes reporting (day- to-day) on all client loan compliances, non-compliances, incidents arising out of bad loans and trends in loan repayments as well as any feedback to support a qualitative portfolio.

·        Loan recovery efforts: Provides the leadership regarding recoveries at branch level by being accountable for client loan application process, analysis and the subsequent decisions thereof. This includes: monitoring of loan performance and reporting, KYC/AML procedures of the client, loan collateral and recovery procedures that may arise out of poor loan management.

·        KIVA Project initiator: Responsible for dissemination of KIVA project information to all clients, (those borrowing up to 5M), helping them to complete application form and submitting it to the Credit Supervisor to be uploaded into the system.

·        Loan documentation: Responsible for collecting, receiving, completing and updating all client loan files with loan information as and when needed.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        The ideal candidates for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) Credit Officer jobs must hold Diplomas in microfinance/finance/accounting/business administration/marketing/ education/agriculture/ social development studies and any other related courses.

·        Planning and organising

·        Customer service

·        Team player

·        Influencing and negotiation

·        Business drive

·        Numerate personality with strong analytical skills

·        Trainable /fast learner

·        Knowledge of the full MS Office suite

·        Experience working for community development field operations/ sales /SACCOs

·        High level of integrity

·        Ability to ride a motorcycle and with a valid riding permit

 

NB: Recent graduates, females and youth leaders are encouraged to apply

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit (as one document) motivation letters together with an up to date CV to our email only: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line e.g. “Credit Officer”). Applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource.

 

Deadline: 4th February 2021

 

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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager NGO Careers - TechnoServe

 

Job Title:    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

Organisation: TechnoServe

Program: HortiMAP (DUTCH004N-ADMIN)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Program Director

 

About US:

TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities. Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the ImpactMatters charity ratings agency.

 

About Program:

Through the four-year Hortimap program funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Technoserve and partners BID Network and Impact Capital Africa will transform the horticulture industry in Uganda. The program combines catalytic funding through a Market Development Facility and Technical Assistance fund to leverage private sector and local resources and expertise to strengthen SMEs and local supply chains, while delivering world-class entrepreneurship training to farmers and retailers to realize their potential. These interventions are expected to increase incomes for more than 31,000 farmers, create 11,000 jobs, and improve access to healthy, safe food for 250,000 Ugandan consumers.

 

Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager will provide management of the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) components of the HortiMAP program in Uganda. The MEL Manager will work closely with the Program Director and technical team both to collect data from activities, clients and partners, and to provide data and analysis for decision making to the program team. S/he will be responsible for enabling evidence-based decision-making processes by project leadership, maintenance of HortiMAP MEL systems, and effective implementation of HortiMAP MEL activities. The MEL manager oversees a MEL coordinator.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

MEL Systems and Processes:

·        Responsible for monitoring and evaluating program performance in accordance with the logical framework and reporting requirements;

·        Enter data into and analyze information from MEL systems for use throughout project lifecycle;

·        Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of MEL activities;

·        Ensure quality control of program execution and partner activities and identify where adaptations might be needed;

·        Prepare program quality reports for TechnoServe HQ and support the program director to identify and improve program quality to TechnoServe criteria;

·        Ensure timely completion of major MEL deliverables, regular periodic analysis of data to identify and communicate lessons-learned, and regular periodic presentation of data and analyses to program and country management;

·        Work with program and country management to integrate MEL data into program planning and decision-making processes;

·        Work with program team members to collect and analyze data on a regular basis;

·        Review, monitor, and analyze reports for impact evaluation;

·        Help to identify the cause of potential bottlenecks in implementation;

·        Support the production of narrative reports;

·        Contribute to determining the effectiveness of technical training packages.

Country Coordination:

·        Interface with other country, regional, and HQ staff, as appropriate;

·        Ensure MEL information is shared and flows transparently within the program team and country management team;

·        Share best practices and lessons learned with other TechnoServe programs;

·        Support adaptation and use of standard templates and tools for key project deliverables;

·        Work closely with program team to help ensure that program work plans are on target to meet deliverables in a timely and effective manner;

·        Share analyses and trends with program team members to help synchronize decision-making processes with MEL results;

·        Provide coaching, direction, and leadership support to program team members in understanding the importance of MEL;

·        Work with program staff to identify MEL needs at the country level and provide training, as appropriate.

Evaluation of Partners & Sub-contractors:

·        Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of MEL partners and sub-contractors;

·        Make recommendations to country project management on the quality of MEL partners' and sub-contractors' services.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the TechnoServe Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager job opportunity must hold a Bachelor's degree in business, economics, statistics or international development- related studies required;

·        At least three years of experience with MEL methods and approaches, including designing, planning, and implementing MEL systems, analyzing and reporting using a logical framework and other strategic planning approaches;

·        Proven ability to work with various MEL methods and approaches;

·        Ability to identify and measure social indicators is critical;

·        Excellent information analysis and report writing.

·        Experience working with farmer and/or rural youth training programs preferred;

·        Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills a must;

·        Ability to generate innovative solutions in work situations;

·        Proven ability and experience working with teams;

·        Fluency in English required;

·        Willingness to be based in Kampala, and travel to remote rural locations.

·        Success Factors: Competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) directly related to successful performance on the job.

 

Core Competencies include:

·        Integrity and honesty: Is widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal gain.

·        Team Work/ Relationships: Works co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a team member and/or leader, to achieve a common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and networks.

·        Learning attitude: Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn. Actively identifies new areas for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and skill appropriately.

·        Diversity/Inclusiveness: Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation for diversity and supports diversity efforts. Interacts effectively with and inclusively with people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, ages, and genders.

·        Communication: Expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Listens effectively; shares information, ideas and arguments; adjusts terminology, language and communication modes to the needs of the audience; ensures accurate understanding; acts in a way that facilitates open exchange of ideas and information; uses appropriate non-verbal communication.

·        Decision making/Problem Solving: Is able to analyse situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues, establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution. Is able to make effective decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions, demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.

·        Results Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables: Stays focused on the efforts necessary to achieve quality results consistent with programmatic or departmental goals. Demonstrates the ability to achieve effective results; works persistently to overcome obstacles to goal achievement. Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.

·        Planning & Time Management: Establishes a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and controls activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people, material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals. Prioritizes work according to the program or department's goals, not just own job responsibilities; manages own time effectively.

·        Business Acumen: The ability to use information, ask the right questions and take decisions that make an impact on the overall business performance.

Job Specific/Technical Competencies include:

·        Financial & Resource Management: The ability to estimate, justify, and manage appropriate funding levels to support goal accomplishment. Managing Resources is about understanding human, financial, and operational resource issues to make decisions aimed at building and planning efficient project workflows, and at improving overall organizational performance.

·        Donor/Partnership Management: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one's area and other areas, teams, departments, or organizations to help achieve business goals.

·        Analysis, Research, Report Writing: Experience in business planning and analysis, modeling for feasibility and execution. Able to analyze and express oneself clearly in business writing.

·        Innovative Mindset: Curious inquiries, asks questions and seeks out information from multiple sources, learns from mistakes, sees change as an opportunity.

Managerial Competencies:

·        Emotional Intelligence: The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and actions affect others. Emotional intelligence consists of 4 attributes: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.

·        Strategic Thinking: Managers should recognize key actions, underlying problems, make connection and patterns, see consequences and implications. Anticipates obstacles realistically and plans ways to deal with them.

·        Staff Development: managers are required to work with employees to plan on the development of skills and abilities so that they can fulfil current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.

·        Trust to Delegate: managers should have trust and willingness to assign responsibilities to direct reports and give them discretion and authority to carry them out.

·        Feedback/Coaching (mentoring): managers should give instructions, suggestions, explanations, and feedback to subordinates. (SPI+R)

 

Career Pathways: The positions that may be a next career opportunity for employees in this job title include MEL Analyst

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested and you meet the requirements, apply through the link below;

 

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Please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references.

 

Deadline: 4th February 2021

 

NB: Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. TechnoServe encourages diversity in all levels and across all facets of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ages, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes. We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks. If you have a disability that affects your ability to use our online system to apply for a position at TechnoServe please contact the Human Resources at recruiting@tns.org or call +1 202 785 4515.

 

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Fresher Customer Service Jobs - Personal Bankers - Housing Finance Bank

 

Job Title:    Personal Banker (Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organization: Housing Finance Bank

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Branch Manager

 

About US:

Housing Finance Bank, is a Commercial Bank and the leading provider of housing finance solutions with a vision to be the preferred consumer and business bank with a focus on housing finance.

 

Job Summary:  The Personal Banker will provide responsive and effective banking services to customers in the personal banking business segment to deliver sustainable growth and profitability in line with the Bank's strategic plan, credit policies and procedures.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Identify and meet customer needs through selling and cross selling of all Housing Finance Personal banking products and manage existing client relationships to increase/grow Housing finance Bank share of wallet.

·        Prepare loan applications for assessment/ review and disbursement of approved loans for the branch Provide daily, weekly and monthly and quarterly sales performance reports to the Branch manager detailing the performance progress.

·        Develop and implement a sales plan and champion specific product selling campaigns to achieve and exceed sales targets.

·        Conduct regular customer visits to build long-term relationships and generate call reports.

·        Handle customer queries and complaints and resolve them in a timely manner and escalate any unresolved queries in the shortest time possible.

·        Monitor and evaluate performance of assigned loan portfolio with reference to risk management frame work, customer service standards and the loan terms.

·        Initiate and participate in the recovery of delinquent loans in the branch in line with set policies and procedures governing the recovery process.

·        Deliver accurate and quality loan documentation, in line with approved terms and operating policies.

·        Actively participate in the training and coaching programme of the Bank for sales team and make reports in line with the performance management frame work

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank Personal Banker job must hold a relevant Bachelor's degree from a recognised university

·        At least two years of service with a commercial bank in a relationship management role

·        Knowledge of banking products, services and policies and procedures

·        Customer centricity and a good understanding of the sales process

·        Excellent planning and organisation and interpersonal skills

·        Problem solving and analytical and report writing skills

·        High level of integrity

 

How to Apply:

All Interested candidates should hand deliver their applications with a recent CV, copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, postal and email address and three competent referees to:

Head, Human Resources,

Housing Finance Bank,

Investment House

4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo

 

NB: Please take note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Deadline: 27th January 2021

 

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