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Several Fresher Diploma Jobs - Store Assistants - Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto Schools

Organization: Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto Schools
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Watoto is a family of people from all over the world who are working together to ensure that the forgotten have a place to belong. In a time of civil war, we planted Watoto Church in Kampala, Uganda to speak hope and life to the nation. As we work alongside the most vulnerable in our society, our aim is to rescue individuals and raise each one as a leader in their sphere of life so that, in turn, they will rebuild the nation. In all of this, Watoto remains a local church, committed to celebrating Christ and caring for community.

Job Summary:  The Store Assistant will ensure proper accountability of inventory and deliver exceptional service by providing safe receipt, storage, and timely dispatch of stock in support of Watoto Schools.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Monitor the stock levels and liaise with Administrators & Procurement to coordinate & guide replenishment.
·         Ensure quality checks & verifications on received items is done before adding to the store
·         Receive, count, record and store all Education supplies, inventory & assets.
·         Maintain an accurate record of all Education inventory received in and taken from the store.
·         Conduct periodical (Weekly, monthly & termly) stock takes & share an updated report with line managers.
·         Maintain a functional stores inventory and ensure proper maintenance of stock and supplies.
·         Follow up on suppliers in liaison with the procurement officer in regard to deliveries, invoices, LPOs and replenishments and work with the procurement office to ensure standardized transportation plans for merchandise for the village.
·         Inspect deliveries for damage or discrepancies; report those to accounting for reimbursements and record keeping.
·         Ensure adequate record keeping and manage all documentation to confirm proper stock levels and maintain inventory control.
·         Ensure that the store is clean, kept free of clutter and organized and rotate stock and coordinate the disposal of surpluses.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto Schools Store Assistant job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Procurement & Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Humanities or related field from a recognized institution.
·         Two years of experience within a large active and vibrant organisation in store management.
·         Knowledge in inventory management and stores organisation.
·         Should be computer literate and well versed in Excel.
·         Excellent Oral and Written communication skills and great at record keeping.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates within the Watoto Education Directorate can apply by clicking on the link below.

Deadline: 17th November 2019

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Internal Audit Supervisor- ICT Job Placement - Umeme

Job Title:          Internal Audit Supervisor- ICT
Organization:  UMEME
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:         Internal Audit Manager
Department:   Internal Audit

About US:
Umeme Limited is the largest energy distributor in Uganda, distributing 97 percent of all electricity used in the country. The shares of the stock of the company are listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and are cross listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange

Job Summary: The Internal Audit Supervisor- ICT  Performs detailed evaluation and internal control audit reviews of computer information systems. Consults with business management and users on computer information systems strategic and operational issues. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Assumes responsibility for information technology audits including annual and engagement planning. This involves determining the nature and scope of audit testing and evaluation programs in coordination with the Internal Audit Manager,
·         Conducts continuous risk assessment of the information technology environment operating systems, network infrastructure, billing systems, information databases, financial reporting systems and all other peripheral/ interfaced applications) including general system controls, infrastructure controls, and application controls.
·         Assumes responsibility as project leader for information system and technology audits. Recommends appropriate staffing requirements to complete the audit. Coordinates and directs activities of assigned auditors: Trains and provides guidance of auditing tasks and procedures; reviews work for completeness; and submits evaluations on assigned auditors.
·         Performs general and application control reviews for simple to complex computer information systems to include reviews of system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance in accordance with established frameworks such as COBIT, GTAG and GAIT.
·         Prepares working papers in accordance with IPPF and internal documentation requirements to support audit results and conclusions drawn.
·         Reviews work of less experienced team members to ensure appropriate quality and develop team capabilities.
·         Prepares reports for internal and external company executives. Summarizes audit objectives, scope, findings, conclusions and management response.
·         Conducts oral and written presentations to all levels of management, as appropriate, during and upon the completion of audits.
·         Ensures audit summary is prepared within established deadline.
·         Ensures that a complete and cross-referenced audit engagement working paper file is maintained for every audit engagement.
·         Assists and trains other audit staff both in specialist information systems auditing and in the use of computerized audit techniques for review and analysis of computerized information systems.
·         Maintains current knowledge of developments in technology, systems and cyber security to ensure that appropriate measures are in place for maximum protection of the company's assets and information.
·         Conducts operational, compliance, financial and investigative audits, as assigned
·         Continuously reviews and monitors the implementation of information system related recommendations raised by the internal and external auditors to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s).
·         Champions data mining and analytics use and capability development both within the internal audit department and the wider business.
·         Provides risk and control consulting to the business on pre and post implementation system development and enhancements.
·         Develop an IT audit tool lab.
·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Accounting, Business or equivalent combination of related work experience and education.
·         Professional qualification in information systems i.e. CISA, CISSP. CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CSx and/or CSX -P.
·         Membership with ISACA, IIA and/or ACFE.
·         At least 5 years of continuously progressive working experience with at least 1 year at a supervisory level.
·         Excellent knowledge of current technological developments and trends in information systems.
·         Advanced ability to evaluate and review a range of mainframe, PC, and applications computer systems. Demonstrates awareness of and applies professional ethics.
·         Advanced knowledge of auditing concepts and principles.
·         Good interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to lead projects and mentor others as well as liaise with individuals at various levels across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.
·         Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department projects.
·         Ability to work with limited supervision
·         Good time management and organization skills.
·         Critical thinking: advanced analytical skills and ability to apply problem solving techniques.
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·         Detail oriented but able to quickly grasp the big picture.
·         Able to identify and make use of varied knowledge sources.
·         Ability to coordinate and perform multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, balancing priorities and deliverables.
·         Results oriented.
·         Demonstrates commitment to self-development and continuous learning.
·         Ability to travel within Uganda approximately 30% of work time

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join UMEME apply online at the link below

Deadline:   11th November 2019 by 5:00 Pm

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Walk-in Recruitment - 3 Sales Team Leader Job Opportunities - SolarNow

Organization: SolarNow
Duty Station: Hoima, Mubende and Kasese, Uganda
Reports to: Territory Sales Manager
NB: Candidates must carry copies of your CV, academic documents and your application letter on the 8th November 2019

About SolarNow:
To tackle this, SolarNow sells quality solar products and suitable appliances ranging from small household systems capable of powering a lights, radio, phone, TV and/or fridge to much larger systems suitable for offices, schools and machinery. Increasingly SolarNow is also catering to the needs of off-grid farmers by providing irrigation solutions and other agricultural appliances. SolarNow provides credit and service that allows customers to spread payments over 24 months and receive service for 5 years. The company has over 1,000 employees and a network of 50 branches in Uganda and 15 branches in Western Kenya. There are concrete plans to expand within and beyond these territories.

Job Summary:   The Sales Team Leader will be responsible for all aspects of the branch operations to include:  generating revenue and productivity in sales in accordance with the company sales & leadership training. You have a tremendous understanding of the needs and wants of rural off grid consumers and ensure that every day our clients are a bit more satisfied with our products and services.

About Candidate:
You are someone who cares deeply about improving livelihoods in Africa, but you bring more than passion to the role: you have the grit and resilience to make change happen. You are excited about understanding this nascent industry, the SolarNow products, its unique value proposition and the difference they make. You have a successful track record in bringing products to rural off-grid market and are a dynamic problem-solver who has strong empathy and passion for rural off-grid households and the people you work with. You are the person who represents the client in the organisation but are at the same time the number one advocate of the product and value proposition. You are curious and do not fear to challenge the status quo, but are sensitive in how to communicate this. You build strong and effective bridges within the organisation to achieve real results. You are not afraid to fail and see it as an opportunity to learn!

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure revenue growth through ever increasing client satisfaction by:
·         Managing a team of sales officers through creating a culture of high performance among staff within the department by addressing internal employee satisfaction issues promptly that will help guide mitigate risks.
·         Drive the department team to ensure that customers’ needs are met through excellent customer experience every time, knowledge of the products you're selling to the customer inside and out and dealing with customer queries and complaints amongst other customer relationship requirements.
·         Assess local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities that will help drive the actualization of financial and non-financial targets. 
·         Meet goals and metrics by developing forecasts, financial objectives and sales plans in order to maximise and close on generation of revenue.
·         Develop strategy & roadmap for improving the operational and financial performance of the Branch leading to exemplified branch personnel with an aim of achieving branch and individual sales officer targets.
·         Locate areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities on effective practices, competitive intelligence, business opportunities and needs by having an ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Solarnow Sales Team Leader job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or any related field of studies; Masters is an added advantage.
·         At least six years in sales and marketing roles, with a minimum of 2 in a leadership position.
·         Experience in related field at comparable size of company (turnover and Headcount). 
·         Experience in banking, micro finance and solar industry is an added advantage.
·         Analytical skills through evaluating simple or complex problems and identifying areas of improvement and relative corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities.
·         Proven branch manager experience or similar roles i.e. Has demonstrated in the past the capability to bring out the best of branch’s/teams personnel by providing training, coaching, development and motivation to branch employees.
·         Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work well in a team; i.e. Has the capability to direct all operational aspects including distribution operations, customer service, human resources, administration and sales.
·         Result oriented/ Getting results through others; Proven ability to meet sales targets and production goals by being results driven and customer focused.
·         High level of verbal and written communication skills. 
·         Problem solving; Ability to guide others into finding solutions as opposed to providing solutions yourself. Supporting employees to get over hurdles/blocks and achieve good results

Compensation and benefits: Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:
You don’t need to apply now but you must carry copies of your CV, academic documents and your application letter and bring them as you come for interviews on 8th November 2019 from 9:00 am . Our offices are in Kansanga opposite KIU University

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UN Programme Associate Job Placement - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Title:        Programme Associate
Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About UNDP:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network. UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice, training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.

Job Summary:  Under the overall supervision of the Team Leader-Institutional Effectiveness Programme and Gender Specialist/Programme Coordinator, the Programme Associate will support the implementation of the Spotlight Initiative Programme.  The Spotlight Initiative is an EU funded,UN Joint Programme that aims to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). The Programme Associate will ensure effective delivery of the Spotlight Programme by supporting its implementation in consistence with UNDP rules and regulations provide advice in execution of programme and financial resource.
The Programme Associate will work in close collaboration with Institutional Effectiveness Programme unit and other staff in the Country Office as required for solving programme and finance related issues for Spotlight Initiative.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Support the administration and implementation of the Spotlight Initiative programme in line with the UNDP guidelines
·         Support the Management of the Spotlight Programme focusing on the financial, administrative and communication functions.
·         Support the implementation of Resource mobilization strategy and effective cost recovery
·         Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing, guidance to all staff and stakeholders on financial, Programme and audit related matters
·          Support the administration and implementation of the Spotlight Initiative programme in line with the UNDP guidelines
·         Pro-actively contribute to day-to-day implementation of the Spotlight Initiative programme and ensure conformity to expected results and programme work-plans;
·         Provide support to programme team in the implementation of their tasks for the achievement of programme results (process payments, communication, procurements, contracts, agenda, etc.);
·         Maintain records on all programme personnel/consultants and their respective status (contracts, ToRs, time and attendance – if appropriate, etc.) in accordance with accepted policies and procedures;
·         Make pertinent logistical arrangements for the prompt and effective implementation of programme activities;
·         Take records of programme related meetings;
·         Assume overall responsibility for administrative matters of a more general nature, such as registry and maintenance of programme files and records;
·         Arrange external and internal meetings (including the meetings of the Programme Board, Technical level, as well as other relevant meetings, etc.).
·         Ensure proper recording of cost recovery of non-core funded projects
·          Support the Management of the CO Programme in particular, financial-administrative management, monitoring and reporting
·         Prepare requests for advance of funds and/or direct payments for partners;
·         Follow up partners on implementation, reporting and accountability of funds disbursed
·         Prepare vouchers to record partner accountabilities in ATLAS system
·         Monitor budget expenditures and maintain a proper record of approved programme budgets and their revisions;
·         Prepare and submit expenditure and programme budget status reports;
·         Respond to queries from UNDP, donor (European Union) and other partners with respect to financial aspects of the programme, liaise with UNDP/EU-appointed and external auditors wherever required;
·         Prepare recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparations and audit;
·         Advise and assist programme personnel and consultants on all aspects of allowances, travel claims and other financial matters;
·         Undertake other financial and administrative tasks on an ad hoc basis.
·         Support to management and monitoring of programme financial resources; monitor budgetary status versus ASL and follow up with HQs on resource allocation
·         In full compliance with UN/UNDP rules and policies, backstop the Audit of the programme and monitor implementation of audit recommendations.
·         Compile financial and statistical data for Spotlight programmes as needed by Supervisor, Donor and Government counterparts for reporting purposes.
·         In accordance with the Work Plan, arrange for procurement of equipment, supplies and services;
·         Create and manage e-requisitions in ATLAS;
·         Arrange for equipment maintenance and insurance as required;
·         Ensure that contractual processes follow the stipulated UNDP procedures;
·         Physically clear and ensure delivery of equipment and supplies procured for the various programme sites;
·         Maintain an equipment and spare inventory including verification and transfer when required.
·         Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing, guidance to all stakeholders on financial matters focusing on the achievement of the following results:
·         Contribute to the development of knowledge products for Spotlight programme;
·         Contribute to synthesis of lessons learnt and document best practices;
·         Contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
·         Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
·         Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
·         Displays string attitude of client orientation
·         Exerts strict adherence to corporate rules, regulations and procedures. 
·         Familiarity with the internal control framework and results-based management tools is an added advantage.
·          Knowledge Management and Learning
·         Shares knowledge and experience
·         Encourages office staff to share knowledge and contribute to UNDP Practice Areas
·         Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
·         Development and Operational Effectiveness
·         Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks, including support to design, planning and implementation of programme, managing data and reporting.
·         Ability to extract, interpret and analyze data and resolve programme and financial related problems
·         Good knowledge of Results Management Guide ,financial rules and regulations, accounting and good knowledge of Atlas
·         Proven ability to problem-solve, and think creatively to develop and implement smart business solutions in a challenging socio-economic environment;
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential part of the job.
·         Leadership and Self-Management
·         Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback
·         Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
·         Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
·         Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
·         Responds positively to feedback and differing points of view

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate must hold certificate in Education, preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Political Sciences and Social Sciences, Development Studies or another related field would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
·         Should have at least  6 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience;
·         Previous experience in development assistance or related work for a UN Agency/Programme, donor organization, or NGO is a very strong advantage;
·         Experience in supporting gender related programmes/projects is an added advantage
·         Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling web-based management systems.

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How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.

Deadline: 14th November 2019

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