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Project Director Job Placement - Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)


Job Title:         Project Director
Organisation: Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) Uganda's apex body for the private sector is collaborating with the MasterCard Foundation (MCF) to co-implement Young Africa Works in Uganda - Enhancing Lead Firm Structure for Youth Employment Program. The Intervention's ultimate goal is to create dignified and fulfilling work for young women and men and contribute to the effort to lifting Ugandans out of poverty. The intervention focuses on creating, maintaining and sustaining growth in job markets through strengthening the capacity of actors to efficiently produce and sell their goods and services in expanded markets, developing new diversified financing mechanisms as well as growing the capacity of business leaders and their support service providers to manage and expand their enterprises. This transformative intervention will also transition Micro Enterprises to Small Enterprises.

Job Summary:   The Project Director will head the Project Unit with responsibility for management of the intervention in close consultation with stakeholders and partners. The Project Director will provide required technical and administrative support to coordinate and implement activities. He/she will ensure effective management of the Intervention and any co-funding resources through close contacts and guidance of the PSFU Deputy Executive Director and the MCF Country team. The Project Director will report to and be guided and supported by the Project Committee (PC), which will provide policy and technical guidance to achieving goals, ensuring cost effectiveness and reaching scale.

The Project Director has the responsibility to ensure the effective and efficient day to day implementation of the intervention under the overall guidance and supervision of the Deputy Executive Director who is responsible for YAW(U) Strategy Anchor role at PSFU. The Project Director will ensure the functioning of the intervention from beginning to the end including intervention inception activities, annual and quarterly planning and reporting, and implementation of activities, reviews and sharing.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Master's degree or higher in economics, business management/administration, international economics, project management, or related field from a reputable University;
·        At least 10 years' working experience in project management including in a private sector setting with demonstrated experience in BDS facilitation to beneficiaries, coordination of partners (multiple actors) and business environment/ policy related engagement and advocacy.
·        Strong management skills including ability to provide strategic guidance and technical oversight; build strong teams, mentor staff, develop work plans, and manage budgets and expenditures;
·        Experience working with or in international and donor organizations with implementation of participatory Interventions
·        Effective communication skills anchored in an excellent command of spoken and written English.
·        The applicants should be passionate young professional Ugandans with strong understanding of the private sector issues (national, regional and global)
·        A passion for youth employment- men and women;
·        Desire for learning and use of information for adaptation and action.
·        Flexible, team player and passionate about private sector
·        A commitment to the protection of youth and children

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their completed application letters supported by CVs and academic certificates showing the position applied for in the right hand corner should be addressed and hand delivered to the address below;

The Executive Director
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
Plot 43 Nakasero l Road
P. O. Box 7683 Kampala - Uganda

Deadline: 9th December 2019 by 5.00pm

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Sales Representative Job Vacancies - Canaan Investments Ltd


Job Title:       Sales Representative
Organization: Canaan Investments Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Canaan Investments Ltd is a beverage manufacturing company that makes Canaan soda in cola, pineapple, lemon, fruity and orange flavors; and an energy drink. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Generating a customer base
  • Meeting or exceeding sales goals.
  • Negotiating all business rapport and contracts with prospective clients
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports
  • Giving sales presentations to a range of prospective clients
  • Coordinating sales efforts with marketing programs
  • Understanding and promoting company programs
  • Obtaining deposits and balance of payment from clients
  • Preparing and submitting sales orders.
  • Visiting clients and potential clients to evaluate needs or promote Canaan products
  • Maintaining client records
  • Answering client questions about, products, prices and availability


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold an Ordinary Diploma in Commerce, Finance and Accounts, or business related field is strongly preferred
  • At least  two years' experience in soft drinks sales (preferably sodas)
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency:Microsoft suite .
  •  Strong communication and presentation skills
  •  Must be physically fit

Qualifications, Skills And Experience:
 All Qualified and Interested candidates should email their detailed resume and support documents in a single pdf file to, canaaninvestmentsk@gmail.com . Attached documents should not exceed 5MB.

Deadline: 13th December 2019, 5pm.

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2 Fresher Investment Officer/Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Job Vacancies - Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)


Organisation: Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) Uganda's apex body for the private sector is collaborating with the MasterCard Foundation (MCF) to co-implement Young Africa Works in Uganda - Enhancing Lead Firm Structure for Youth Employment Program. The Intervention's ultimate goal is to create dignified and fulfilling work for young women and men and contribute to the effort to lifting Ugandans out of poverty. The intervention focuses on creating, maintaining and sustaining growth in job markets through strengthening the capacity of actors to efficiently produce and sell their goods and services in expanded markets, developing new diversified financing mechanisms as well as growing the capacity of business leaders and their support service providers to manage and expand their enterprises. This transformative intervention will also transition Micro Enterprises to Small Enterprises.

Job Summary:    The Investment Officer/Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning will support the work of the division in establishing and implementing an effective system to monitor progress, impacts and successes of project activities and performance. He/she will follow up on any grant activities and sub-grantees to ensure that the project complies with performance reporting requirements. He/ she will be the first point of contact in liaising with project partners, beneficiaries and stakeholders on matters concerning monitoring, evaluation and learning.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree in social sciences, economics, international development, evaluation research, statistics, or a related field from a reputable University
·        At least two years' experience in implementing results-based M&E activities;
·        The applicants should be passionate young professional Ugandans with strong understanding of the private sector issues (national, regional and global)
·        A passion for youth employment- men and women;
·        Desire for learning and use of information for adaptation and action.
·        Flexible, team player and passionate about private sector
·        A commitment to the protection of youth and children

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their completed application letters supported by CVs and academic certificates showing the position applied for in the right hand corner should be addressed and hand delivered to the address below;

The Executive Director
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
Plot 43 Nakasero l Road
P. O. Box 7683 Kampala - Uganda

Deadline: 9th December 2019 by 5.00pm

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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;
 Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 5th December 2019

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