30 Client Service Officer Job Opportunities - SolarNow

Job Title:         Client Service Officer (30 Job Opportunities) Organization:  SolarNow Duty Station:  Bukwo and Ishaka, Uganda Rep...

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No Experience Administrative Assistant USAID Project Jobs - Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)

Job Title:        Administrative Assistant
Organisation: Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a leading global provider of objective, evidence-based food security information and analysis. Created in 1985 in response to famines in East and West Africa, the project provides global coverage with a mix of presence and remote monitoring countries. The FEWS NET implementing team includes NASA, NOAA, USGS, USDA, Kimetrica, and Chemonics International, the last of which manages the Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant serves as a member of the administrative support team on the FEWS NET project. Job responsibilities concentrate on supporting the office manager and national technical manager to facilitate the administrative and financial operations of the FEWS NET office and, in the absence of the office manager, providing financial and clerical support services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Management
·         Provide secretarial and word processing services.
·         Maintain field office files to ensure that all correspondence and documents are properly copied and filed in accordance with the filing system.
·         Ensure the preparation, receipt, distribution and filing of all incoming and outgoing written project communications such as the daily email and pouch log.
·         Maintain tracking systems such as inventory, procurement, publications, action memos and approvals
·         Act as receptionist.
·         Perform out of office errands as necessary.
·         Perform other tasks as assigned by either the supervisor or the home office project management unit.
·         In the absence of the FEWS NET office manager:
Accounting & Finance
·         Support the FEWS activity in performing financial management and reporting functions.
·         Input all financial data into the company’s financial accounting system.
·         Prepare and submit to the home office the financial reports monthly, including files for local currency and US dollar, and the bank reconciliations.
·         Manage the office petty cash.
·         Collect and process staff monthly time sheets.
·         Track sick and annual leave accrual for all local employees.
·         Prepare payroll for all local staff.
·         Issue checks to vendors and landlords and make other disbursements for the office.
·         Maintain accounting and financial records for the office that are compliant with USAID, Uganda Government, and Chemonics International Inc. regulations.
·         Review and process local expense reports.
·         Coordinate the submission of monthly wire transfer requests to the home-office.
·         Monitor expenditures in the field.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be a strong team player
·         Present a professional demeanor and exercise professional judgment
·         Ability to prioritize work assignments; capable of making decisions which will foster timely work completion
·         Excellent and demonstrated organizational skills
·         Ability to perform well with minimal supervision
·         Demonstrate leadership, integrity and versatility
·         Ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Fewsnet Uganda Project should send their applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional papers via email to: aokecho@fews.net  

NB: Total file size of attachments should not exceed 2MB.

Deadline: Wednesday, 16th January 2019

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Sales Manager Employment Opportunity - StarTimes

Job Title:    Sales Manager
Organisation: StarTimes
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
StarTimes is currently operating in over 30 countries in Africa and leading Pay TV Company in Uganda and with its HQ in Beijing China. StarTimes also manufactures TV sets of StarTimes brand with inbuilt decoder and comes in different sizes.

Job Summary:  The StarTimes Sales Manager will coordinate TV sales to hotels in our TV Sales section.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage, mentor, and lead sales team members
  • Develop monthly, quarterly, and annual sales plans
  • Pursue new sales opportunities, gather inbound leads, and follow-up calls/meetings
  • Identify potential clients/Hotels for TVs and signal connections.
  • Follow-up on potential sales leads
  • Liaise with HoD & HR to recruit, interview, train, and on-board new sales staff.
  • Research customer needs and requirements; implement new ideas/strategies to generate interest in sales.
  • Prepare bids and business proposals to hotels.
  • Develop and implement strategies to bring in new business and retain old clients.
  • Analyze sales data and recommend changes or improvements for better customer satisfaction.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business, administration, or related field
  • Five to ten years of previous experience as Sales Manager or equivalent position,
  • Demonstrated and proven sales results
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to analyze data and sales statistics and translate results into numbers and solutions
  • Experienced at preparing and making presentations and sales forecasts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cvs to recruitment@startimes.com.ug

Deadline: 15th January 2019.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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Associate Director Finance & Operations US Non-profit Careers - Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda

About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors.

Job Summary:  The Associate Director Finance & Operations oversees the implementation and management of all operational systems and functions necessary for the Foundation’s programmatic activities – namely compliance, accounting,  sub-award management, finance, information technology, procurement and logistics, administration, audit, field operations, and affiliate transition and support in managing the overall operations of the country program and supervising the operations staff, this position coordinates all operational activities in a collaborative manner, ensures proper and responsive communication regarding all operational matters, and ensures that the Foundation’s operational standards are adhered to at all times.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Communication/Field Operations:
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for all operational matters in the country office and ensures both that operational information from the field is properly communicated to the Washington DC office and that operational information from the Washington DC office is properly communicated to and understood by the in-country team
  • Generates and disseminates regular monthly and semi-annual reports on the status of operational activities and plans and ensuring a smooth and responsive exchange of operational information between the country office and the DC office, implementing partners, donors, sub-awardees, and other stakeholders
  • Provides operational support and oversight to all in-country sub-offices and seconded staff
  • Ensures in- country sub-offices are properly staffed with operational personnel and that these personnel are properly trained and integrated with the country’s head office operations team.
  • Ensures that all uses of the Foundation’s funds are properly prepared, reviewed, approved, and documented, in line with all appropriate policies, procedures, authority levels, and local laws, and ensures that this information is properly entered into the accounting system
  • Oversees the month-end close and payroll processes, provides and analyzes accounting data and reports, ensures all funds are properly safeguarded, oversees the Foundation’s relationship with a local bank and ensures accuracy of the information in the Foundation’s bank account, and manages the overall cash needs and forecasts of the country program.
Sub-Award Management/Procurement and Logistics;
  • Manages the process of establishing sub-agreements with partners, ensures these partners have available funding per their agreements at all times, and ensures the implementation of these agreements in line with all applicable policies, procedures, and local laws
  • Oversees the operational capacity building efforts of these partners and implements systems to monitor the operational management and performance of these partners
  • Ensures all documentation regarding the management of these agreements is complete and well-organized and liaises with the Washington DC office regarding all applicable agreement matters – including the close- out of these agreements
  • Manages an inventory system of all Foundation property and equipment, ensures vehicles are properly maintained, processes tax exemptions as applicable, and facilitates in-kind procurements on behalf of the Foundation’s sub awardees.
Finance; Lead budget development process and developing systems to ensure activities are implemented in line with approved budgets, this position generates, analyzes, and reviews financial reports and data, analyzes burn rates, and develops plans to increase or decrease spending as needed.
Information Technology; Ensures all appropriate IT equipment and infrastructure is in place, well maintained, safeguarded, and properly functioning with minimal downtime, and that staff are properly trained on all IT-related systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Oversees general maintenance, security, and use of the Foundation’s office premise(s), equipment, and supplies and ensures that appropriate procedures are in place for receiving visitors and external phone calls
  • Establishes local workflows and approval processes and ensures that each operational staff member understands how their role is aligned to their responsibilities and has the necessary capacity and training to perform and grow in their position. 
  • In the true spirit of collaboration and in close partnership with the Deputy Country Director, in-country Senior Management, and taking into consideration each department within the country program, this position engenders teamwork and a collegial, supportive, and integrated approach in the operations department, between the operations departments and other in-country departments, and between the in-country operations department and US- based and Regional operational counterparts.
Affiliate Transition and Support; Provides on-going operational support to EGPAF Affiliates and operational staff of EGPAF affiliates.
Audit and Compliance;
  • Coordinate with internal and external audit staff to facilitate all financial audits in EGPAF according to USAID Donor requirements.
  • Ensure that management responses to audits performed and recommendations are implemented within EGPAF and USAID standard timelines.
  • Reports and briefs the Country Director on trends or significant financial controls issues and grants management.
  • Promote financial accountability, internal controls and reporting for all grant projects.
  • Support operations and other non-finance staff in understanding and interpretation of financial statements and on donor compliance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s degree in Business Management, Operations or any other relevant field is highly preferred.
  • Certifications in CPA, ACCA, CIMA, ICSA will be desirable
  • At least eight to ten years of relevant experience in a senior operations management and leadership role required including at least 5 years’ experience in a management capacity.
  • Manages a team of several operations specialists, e.g., Finance Manager, IT Manager, A&C Manager etc.  Mastery of one of more of the relevant functional areas.
  • Overall in charge of operations functions in a mid-size country program (generally 40-200 staff), with one or more donors.
  • Manages design, development, and review of unit specific initiatives.
  • Must have Knowledge of USG funding environment and experience working with other donors highly desired.
  • Should have strong strength in; working under pressure, Problem solver, Result and Process leader, Team leader
  • Ability to prioritize, Compliance leader, Multi-tasking Get along with different types of people, Grievance handling skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to this address;

The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda

E-mail to: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org

Deadline: 18th January 2019

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Credit Manager Job Placement - Bumu Central Finance Company

Job Title:    Credit Manager
Organisation: Bumu Central Finance Company
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Bumu Central Finance Company is a growing local micro-finance Company engaged in provision of micro-credit services to the business sector in Kampala and the surrounding areas.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Credit Manager job placement must have five years of related work experience
  • At least 35 years

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with CVs and photocopies of academic documents with the Job Title marked on the envelope or email.

Send to:

MDJ AND PARTNERS, Kampala Office, Suit No. 301, Nambi Irene House, Najjanankumbi, Entebbe Road, Opposite ULGA Offices, P.O. Box 271 Entebbe (U) OR at mdjandpartners@yahoo.com

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Any form of canvassing shall lead to disqualification.

Deadline: 14th January 2019 by 4:00pm

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Several No Experience Sales Representative - Forex Job Opportunities - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

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.     

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 for the Pride Sales Representative - Forex job placement should preferably hold 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.
  • 2 Principal  passes  at  A’ Level.
  • Should  possess  credits  and  or  a  pass  in  Mathematics  and  English  at  O’level
  • 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.
  • Age: Below 30 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: 11th January 2019

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