30 Client Service Officer Job Opportunities - SolarNow

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20 No Experience Credit Officer - Community Banking (Central) Job Careers - 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 Credit Officer - Community Banking (Central) will recruit  and  train  clients  through  registration  and  loan  disbursement  which  leads  to  growth  in  loan  portfolio.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Achieve  and  maintain  the  set  monthly  targets.
  • Recruit,  train  clients  and  disburse  loans.
  • Mobilize  savings  deposits.
  • Sell  other  Pride  products.
  • Make  CRB  credit  applications.
  • Follow  upon  loan  repayment  and  Loan  Insurance  Fund  (LIF)  collection  in  all  CECs.
  • Follow  upon  loan  recovery  process.
  • Generate  business  growth.
Comply  with  branch  and  BoU  set  targets.
  • Follow  up  payment  for  and  enrolment  of  clients  on  to  the  credit  reference  bureau  before  accessing  loans.
  • Post  loans  accurately.
  • Prepare  weekly  monitoring  reports  on  prospective  and  existing  clients.
Compile  reports  on  the  ongoing  loan  disbursement.
  • Update  client  loan  files.
  • Prepare  draft  report  for  submission  to  the  Credit  Supervisor.
  • Recommend  to  the  supervisor  any  changes  to  improve  service  to  clients.
Filing  loan  documentation.
  • File  all  relevant  information  as  per  Pride’s  policies  and  procedures.
  • Verify  completeness  of  loan  application  file.
  • Submit files  to  credit  supervisor  for  verification.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Credit Officer - Community Banking (Central) job placement should preferably hold a Diploma  or  Bachelor’s  Degree  in  Commerce,  Economics,  Microfinance,  Development  Economics,  and  Development  studies,  Business  Studies,  Accounting  and  Finance,  Marketing,  International  Business,    Financial  Services,  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,  B.  Agriculture  &  Rural  Innovations,  Agricultural  Engineering,  Agricultural  Extension,  Engineering,  or  in  any  other  relevant  /  related  field.
  • Age: Below 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: 21st June 2019

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19 No Experience Credit Officer – Individual Lending Jobs - 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 Credit Officer – Individual Lending will  be  responsible  for  recruiting  of  clients,  verifying  sources  of  income  and  visiting  prospective  clients’  homes  and  business  to  assess  credit  worthiness.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Marketing  the  Individual  lending  products.
  • Client mobilization,  sensitization  and  training.
  • Preparation  of  credit  applications  for  credit  committees  according  to  policy.
  • Loan  disbursement  according  to  policy.
  • Follow-  up  and  recovery  of  loans  according  to  policy.
  • Ensuring  proper  filing  of  all  Individual  Lending  documentation.
  • Contribute  positively  to  branch  performance  by  continuously  achieving  all  set  targets.
  • Any  other  duties  as  directed  from  time  to  time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride  Credit Officer – Individual Lending job placement should preferably hold a Diploma  or  Bachelor’s  Degree  in  Commerce,  Economics,  Microfinance,  Development  Economics,  and  Development  studies,  Business  Studies,  Accounting  and  Finance,  Marketing,  International  Business,    Financial  Services,  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,  B.  Agriculture  &  Rural  Innovations,  Agricultural  Engineering,  Agricultural  Extension,  Engineering,  or  in  any  other  relevant  /  related  field.
  • 2 Principal  passes  at  A’ Level  +
  • Credits  &/  passes  in  Maths  and  English  at  O’level
  • The  candidate  must  be  able  and  willing  to  ride  a  motorcycle,  should  possess  a  valid  riding  permit  and  /  or  process  one  within  a  period  not  exceeding  three  months  of  probation.
  • Should  be  willing  to  work  in  any  part  of  the  country.
  • Should  be  ready  to  challenge  themselves  to  continuously  deliver  exceptional  performance.
  • Should  be  computer  literate,  highly  motivated,  innovative  and  a  self-starter. 
  • Should  have  excellent  presentation,  interpersonal  and  communication  skills.
  • Should  possess  leadership  skills. 
  • Should  be  honest,  trustworthy  and  have  a  high  degree  of  integrity. 
  • Should  be  fluent  in  commonly  used  local  languages.
  • Should  not  be  more  than  35  years  of  age.

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: 21st June 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline





4 Inclusive Education Officer NGO Job Vacancies - Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)


Organisation: Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: Arua (2 Jobs), Moyo (1 Job) and Yumbe (1 Job), Uganda
Reports to: AIMS Project Manager
Starting Salary: UGX 2,208,949 monthly gross

About Us:
Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

About Project:
The Inclusive Education Project called "AIMS (Access to Inclusive and meaningful Services in Education) Education for learners with disabilities", funded by Education Cannot Wait through the Education Consortium Management Unit to be launched in January is targeting the West Nile refugee settlements areas in the districts of Arua (Rhino camp, Omugo and Imvepi settlements), Yumbe (Bidibidi settlement) and Moyo (Palorinya settlement). Those 3 districts welcome 492,841 refugees (42.6% of the total refugees in Uganda). The project will support mainstream education actors to improve inclusion of children with disabilities within their Education Response in line with the Education Response Plan implying the need for strong coordination and cooperation. The activities cover the provision of specific services to improve the functionality of children with disabilities (Comprehensive Rehabilitation) and the implementation of a set of activities to improve school stakeholders' capacities to better include children with disabilities through capacity strengthening, disability mainstreaming, provision of specific material and technical support as well as direct services to children with disabilities and families/caretakers including rehabilitation counselling and psychosocial support

Job Summary:  The Inclusive Education Officers (IEOs) will ensure the implementation, the follow up and the coordination of the AIMS project activities at field level in 40 (refugee/host community) schools in the districts of Arua, Moyo and Yumbe.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure planning and field coordination of project activities with internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate in the monthly HI activity planning meetings
  • Develop monthly and weekly field activity plans
  • Participate in the development of project activity tools
  • Coordinate field activities with HI logistics department, other HI technical teams, implementing partners and school community stakeholders
  • Ensure regular coordination meeting with implementing partners field staff and school community stakeholders and represent HI
Implement, facilitate and follow-up, on a daily basis, the project activities in accordance with the project implementation plans
In collaboration with the targeted school management committees, school community stakeholders and in close collaboration with the HI rehabilitation and MHPSS teams
  • Facilitate inclusive education barrier and facilitators assessments
  • Provide technical support for the development and implementation of each Schools’ inclusive education action plans
  • Participate in the identification of class inclusive learning materials to be provided to each school.
  • Facilitate capacity strengthening activities through provision of training for education staff and mentoring of teachers
  • Facilitate inclusive education awareness raising sessions for Parent Teacher Associations and school communities:
  • Facilitate disability assessments of school children with disabilities
  • Support schools in the process of including identified out of school        children with disabilities, in supporting their retention and the improvement of their learning outcomes;
  • Participate in facilitating psycho social support activities at school community level
Participate in the data collection and MEAL activities of the project
In close collaboration with the MEAL team:
  • Produce weekly activity reports and contribute in the development of project reports using HI Uganda MEAL templates
  • Maintain complete documentation for each activity following the recommendations and template of the project manager
  • Contribute to the development of the Program Managers activity reports
  • Participate in project review workshops
  • Participate in assessments and facilitate project evaluations at field level
  • Facilitate participation of stakeholders and beneficiaries in monitoring and evaluation of activities
  • Ensure that field data collection is charged with the MEAL team
Manage and support the Community-Based Volunteer
  • Participate in the recruitment of CBV
  • Coordinate the daily activities of the CBV with other technical team members
  • Plan and develop weekly activity plans for the CBV
  • Provide technical support and on the job mentoring of the CBV
Respect of HI identity, rules and policies
  • In coordination with the Human resources manager and the Field coordinator:
  • Know, understand, apply and respect HI code of conduct and ethics, HI mandate and values, HI rules and operating procedure, HI policies (child protection policy, policy and mechanism for the prevention of and fight against bribery, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy) and make sure they are known, understood, applied and respected by its team
  • Know, understand, apply and respect HI security rules and make sure they are known, understood and applied by her/his team
  • Regular refresher training are organize


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) Inclusive Education Officer job must hold a  Bachelor’s degree in Special Needs Education, Occupational Therapy, Psychology OR Bachelor’s degree in Education combined with relevant experience working with children with disabilities
  • Computing/informatics knowledge and experience.
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in Education
  • One year of professional experience in an NGO at officers level

Personal Competencies
  • Organizational skills
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under high pressure
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Multi-tasking Skills
  • Innovative Skills
  • Problem solving Skills

Starting Date: 1st July 2019

Length of contract: Till 31st December 2019 with possibility to extend

How to Apply:
If you feel you meet the requirements please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to HR department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the subject: Inclusive Education Officer Application

Deadline: 22nd June 2019 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Earn a UNICAF Scholarship to Study Online for an Internationally Recognised Degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D) from the US, UK and Europe

About Scholarship Programme:
UNICAF Scholarship Programme partners with UK, US and European universities to offer online quality higher education degrees to students in Africa. Current partners include the University of South Wales (UK), the Marymount California University (USA) and the University of Nicosia (Europe). It was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes).

Why study with UNICAF?
  • High Quality, Lower Cost: Save up to 80% by studying online. Online learning gives you access to modern education at a fraction of the cost of the chosen programme.  See the Available ProgammesClick Here, for more information regarding each programme.
  • Internationally Recognised Degrees: Quality programmes taught by lecturers who are national and international experts. 
  • Easy, Quick, Registration Process: You can easily apply and start learning, benefiting from a state-of-the-art online virtual environment!
  • Flexible, 24/7 Online Access: No fixed study hours, no ground rules. Adjust your studying schedule to suit your needs. The only requirement is to keep up with your deadlines.
Number of Beneficiaries: Over 8,000 students have benefited from this scholarship package and they intend to give out over 60,000 of them by 2020. 

How to Apply for Scholarship:
UNICAF invites Ugandans to join thousands of students from Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Botswana, Malawi, and many other countries, who have earned their degrees with the help of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme by submitting their applications online at the link below.


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UN Head of Field Office Careers - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:    Head of Field Office
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Grade:  NOB

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 Head of Field Office will plan and manage West Nile field operations to ensure the effective and efficient deployment of programmes and use of allocated resources aimed at achieving Zero Hunger in the West Nile sub-region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and maintain a sound knowledge and understanding of the national and district level economic, social and political situation to assess impact of programmes addressing Zero Hunger;
  • Provide inspiring leadership to Field Office team in terms of WFP’s Country Strategy Plan, guiding principles, policy interpretation, guidance on procedures, developing and maintenance of positive attitudes, coaching and mentoring, constructive team behaviour, and positive relations with all partners;
  • Through participatory approaches, support the District Local Government in designing and implementing community-based programmes while ensuring high standards of accountability and efficiency;
  • In collaboration with relevant sections of the Country Office, plan, coordinate and manage the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WFP’s support in West Nile while steering the programmes towards an integrated approach;
  • Build capacity of WFP staff and district local governments to conduct analysis on food security, nutrition, markets, resilience, and related topics to effectively inform policies and programmes;
  • Play an active role in coordination with other UN agencies and partners in supporting the district local government drive towards coherence and cohesive programme delivery;
  • Contribute to the Country Office situation analysis, country programme formulation, country programme management plan, plans of action, project agreements, project cooperation agreements, annual and mid-term reviews, annual reports, and other required documentation;
  • Provide to government and partners technical support on situation analysis, early warning systems, policy, plan/programme/project formulation, project management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Provide field office staff with leadership in monitoring and learning;
  • In cooperation with relevant units and partners in the field and country office, prepare or contribute to the annual report, donor reports and special reports, covering programme implementation, cash operations, personnel, special problems;
  • Ensure preparedness and response capacity building for the WFP field office while playing an active role in inter-agency emergency preparedness efforts with a focus preparedness and essential needs assessment and analysis;
  • Undertake rapid assessments as needed and lead emergency response interventions in West Nile with support from the Arua Area Office and other other Units in the Country Office;
  • Lead the field office teams to prepare and monitor annual workplans covering all units and staff members;
  • Approve and monitor the allocation and disbursement of funds in the Field Office, ensuring that funds and other resources are properly use in accordance with WFP’s rules and procedures;
  • Collaborate with the retail engagement unit to support the district local government and partners to improve supply chain management and develop the capacity of local retail sector to be a key component of integrated and cohesive programmes in the districts;
  • Monitor the procurement, storage, distribution, end use and maintenance of WFP’s supplies used within the districts;
  • Work in close collaboration with the Area Office HR partner, enable requisite talent acquisition, staff development and learning and performance management of the field teams;
  • Represent WFP in various field level engagements and activities;
  • Promote extensive and intensive community engagement while ensuring that communication activities are effectively carried out;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Head of Field Office job placement should hold an advanced University degree in Economics, Food Security Analysis, Statistics, Data Science, Public Health/Nutrition, Geography or other related field
  • A minimum of four years in developing, or supporting in the development of technical and functional plans to support the achievement of organizational strategic aims within a evidence-based programme;
  • Proven exposure to field operations, preferably in a hardship duty station or emergency;
  • Sound and practical experience in analysing local political situations and assessing risk accurately;
  • Proven experience in collecting geo-spatial and socio-economic food security data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to Country Office leadership;
  • Deepened technical knowledge through exposure to technical teams.
  • Has taken leadership of implementing programmes.
  • Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.
  • Proven experience in leading surveys, multiple assessments in countries, including the design, data collection and analysis;
  • Proven experience of leadership of a technical team;
  • Proven experience community-led programme design and implementation;
  • Language: Fluency in written and spoken English language and a language spoken nationally


Competencies:
  • Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance: Displays ability to identify the main hunger problem at the national or subnational level to design and implement context-specific programmes that integrate complex analysis and the full range of food assistance tools.
  • 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 ability to translate understanding of programme principles in emergencies and protracted conflict situations into relevant, effective, and context specific approaches.
  • 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.


Deadline: 16th June 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


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