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UN Jobs - Programme Policy Officer - Cash Based Transfers and Market Access - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Head of Field Office

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:  The Programme Policy Officer - Cash Based Transfers and Market Access will provide support to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office, the incumbent will perform, apply and implement appropriate processes, procedures and policies that support the efficient and effective procurement services, including:
·        Work closely with programme, supply chain, and Area/field Office staff to assist them with analysis and understanding of financial inclusion, financial literacy and agricultural market linkages in Arua Area Office to meet WFP goals
·        Work with WFP-contracted Financial Service Providers (FSPs) to ensure efficient and accountable cash distributions at field level;
·        Ensure evidence-based and market-oriented scale-up of cash-based transfers;
·        Expand the agent banking model with the objective of promoting financial inclusion for the people we serve
·        Verify that appropriate entitlements are disbursed.
·        Assist in reviewing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), to identify and document impacts on underlying processes, systems, people and the organizational structure, In coordination with the Head of Programme, provide regular feedback to the CBT Coordinator at Country
·        Office level regarding the progress of the distributions, including achievements and constraints as well as suggested improvement actions
·        Provide hands-on guidance in the engagement with bank agents, CBT PoCs, smallholder famers and local retailers as part of the on-going expansion of cash transfers.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal applicant for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Programme Policy Officer - Cash Based Transfers and Market Access job placement should possess an advanced University degree in Business, Finance, Sales, Retail, Supply Chain, Management, Marketing, IT or other related fields.
·        A minimum of five years of professional postgraduate experience in digital payment solutions in relation to agricultural development programmes.
·        Experience with mobile financial services, such as Agent Banking and/or Mobile Money is required.
·        Solid knowledge of category management, marketing, supply chain, negotiation and sales principles.
·        In-store experience in the visual merchandising, organization of products, pricing, management, sales, procurement, promotion.
·        Analytical mind with a strategic ability, organization, attention to detail, be able to multi-task.
·        Proficient in MS Office
·        Previous experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
·        Has implemented programmes and provided input into designing operations.
·        Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.
·        Excellent influencing and communication skills, both written and verbal
·        Good training facilitation skills, hardworking, calm, mature, logical, culturally sensitive, result oriented and interest in humanitarian development

Competencies:
·        Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance: Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.
·        Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher): Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development.
·        Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.): Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.
·        Emergency Programming: Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.
·        Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government: Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.


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Administrative Assistant NGO Job Placements - Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)


Job Title:       Administrative Assistant
Organization: Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administrative Coordinator

About US:
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over 41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of Health.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Organize site meetings by sending out notifications, Agenda, taking minutes and following up on all Administrative action points.
·       Provide assistance in policies and SOPs dissemination and ensure compliance and adherence to policies by staff.
·       Provide assistance in attending to needs of visitor’s, PI’s and Collaborators needs when on site by managing bookings and meeting schedules.
·       Bridge the gap between the research team and Administrative team by quickly responding to needs and requests through emails and phone calls.
·       Manage the transport function i.e. planning for journeys, ensure vehicles hired are in good condition and review trip log books.
·       Ensure proper storage of all records for audit purposes.
·       Ensure that the office premises are clean and well maintained.
·       Ensure the offices are locked and secured at the end of every working day.
·       Assist in management of the Finance function with support from the Finance and Administrative Coordinator
·       Attend Administrative/Finance/HR Skype calls/meetings with the Kampala team and provide site updates.
·       Review all documents for accuracy before processing e.g. all petty cash requests have supporting documentation, are approved and are within budget, Vendor documents
·       Enter daily transactions in Navision and ensure that entries are correctly posted as per categories and budget lines.
·       Assist in management of the site HR function with support from the Finance and Administrative coordinator and HR Manager
·       Participate in staff orientation.
·       Periodically review HR files to ensure all documents are in place.
·       Provide assistance in the management of the staff exit and handover process.
·       Ensure that monthly reports are submitted and work plans are submitted and followed.
·       Submit week work plans and reports highlighting challenges and achievements
·       Make annual reports summarizing the past year and what needs to be done in the next


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold  a second upper Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration, Public Management and Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, or any other related Degree from a well-recognized Institution
·       Knowledge of Human Resources and Accounting principles is essential.
·       At least 2 years’ experience in an Administrative position
·       Experience working in a Research setting or NGO
·       Excellent Organisational, time management and multitasking skills
·       Must have excellent computer skills (Navision, Word, Excel, Access, Power point and
·       Internet)
·       Demonstrated ability to work in a team and fast paced environment
·       Candidate must have great attention to detail, high levels of confidentiality and integrity

How to apply:
All Applications should be delivered to The Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC), Plot 2C, Nakasero Hill Road next to Uganda Blood Bank. P. O Box 7475 Kampala, Uganda OR IDRC
Mbarara Office on Ntare road, Nkokonjeru junction.
All applications must be accompanied by the following at the time of submission:
Current CV, typed application letter, the contact details of three work related referees not relatives or friends and copies of academic certificates.
Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
 Applications cannot be amended following submission.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further.

Deadline: 3rd  April 2020 at 5:00 pm

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


Job Title:       Sales Representative Forex
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 10 contact offices countrywide; regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.

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 have at least  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  experienceof  sellingforexproducts  to  business  clients,  NGOs  and  companies  of  at  least  one  year.
·       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  been  ergetic  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.

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 hard copy deliveries will be accepted

Deadline: 4th April 2020

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Senior Accountant Job Placement - Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC)




Job Title:        Senior Accountant
Organization: Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager

About US:
Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) is a semi-autonomous body established by an Act of Parliament (UNCC Act Cap 50). It is mandated to preserve, promote and popularize Art and Culture in Uganda and beyond.

Job Summary:  The Senior Accountant will provide routine financial management and accounting services and produce periodic financial reports in the Centre

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Ensures that all the Accounting records are up to-date and in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (G.A.A.P.)
·        Maintains an up-to-date Fixed Assets Register
·        Control of main and subsidiary accounts and maintained.
·        Verifying financial statements and payments.
·        Preparing periodic financial statements statements and reconciliation.
·        Providing technical support to the Organisations on financial matters.
·        Supervising and controlling revenue collection and expenditures of the Centre.
·        Preparing expenditure estimates for the Centre.
·        Taking part in the formulation of the financial programs of the Centre in accordance with the requirements of the Centre's Act.
·        Supervising Accounts staff under you.
·        Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold an Honors Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Accounting option), Commerce (Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting plus
·        Full professional qualifications in Accountancy such as CPA, ACCA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized institution.
·        At least three years of continuous experience as an Accountant in a reputable institution.
·        Knowledge of Government Budgeting systems.
·        Knowledge of IFMIS
·        Computer knowledge plus proficiency in accounting packages eg Pastel and Quick Books.
·        Technical and Behavioral Competencies.
·        Good knowledge and skills in financial management
·        Financial integrity Behavioral
·        Accountable for resources allocated and knowledgeable of Government of Uganda
·        Accounting procedures, rules and regulations.
·        Ability to hold self and others responsible for results, actions and inactions.
·        Is able to enforce accountability for organizational performance
·        Encourages teamwork and builds relationship for the current and long term benefits to the Centre.

How to Apply:
If you are interested and you meet the above requirements, please submit your applications, Certified copies of academic Certificates, Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae giving full details of applicant's education, qualification, experience and 3 referees with their full postal, email and telephone contacts as well to PO Box 3187, Kampala or hand deliver it to Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC), National Theatre; on De-Winton Road, Kampala.
Address your application to Human Resource and Administrative Manager, UNCC, Plot 24&6 De Winton Road P.O Box 3187 Kampala, Uganda

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Be reminded that UNCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 17th April 2020

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