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Chief Executive Officer - Association of African Higher Education Financing Agencies ( AAHEFA )

Job Title:          Chief Executive Officer
Organization:  Association of African Higher Education Financing Agencies ( AAHEFA )
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: The Governing Council

About US:
AAHEFA is an umbrella body of Higher Education Financing institutions that deal with Issuance of loans, bursaries/ grants and scholarships to Higher Education students as well as recovery collection of the loaned out funds in their respective countries to establish National sustainable revolving funds. AAHEFA was established to enable a collaborative relationship among Africa's higher education financing agencies by providing a focal forum for sharing of information and experiences on common financing challenges and ultimately increase student access to higher education. Current AAHEFA membership is comprised of Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana, Zambia, Uganda, South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi and Namibia with more countries set to join the association as countries continue to establish Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies to manage financing of student loans, a key thrust for AAHEFA..

Job Summary: The CEO will be responsible for the overall management of AAHEFA Secretariat, as provided for under the constitution, The CEO will also be Secretary to the Executive Governing Council and the Governing Council of the Association. Specifically the CEO will be responsible for;
·         Membership Growth and Maintenance
·         Strategy and Policy Development 3.Stakeholder Management
·         Financial Management and Reporting
·         Corporate Governance and Risk Management
·         Corporate Governance and Risk Management
·         Administrative Duties

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         To provide strategic direction and ensure A AAHEFA ‘S mandate is realized.
·          The responsibilities include but not limited to the oversight development and implementation of AAHEFA strategic plan; work programmes and operational budget of the Association; Coordinate the Association's operations; relationship management with all stakeholders, Development Partners and strategic partnerships‘ The Chief Executive officer  is further responsible for effective resource mobilisation through specific country technical advisory on matters higher education financing.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Finance, Business related, Law or Economics;
·         Holder of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance, Banking and finance, Economics, Business related, Commerce or Law;
·         Professional qualifications in the respective fields will be an added advantage; and
·         At least five (5) years‘ work experience in a near similar Executive/Management position in a Reputable organization.
·         Strategic thinking
·         Masterful execution
·         Agility in decision making
·         Transformational leadership
·         Fluency in English with the Ability to speak in French as an added advantage
·         Strong ethics and values
·         Affinity tor digital technology
·         Emotional intelligence
·          Resilience

How to Apply:
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above and detailed in the various websites, submit your application and detailed CV with at least two referees and daytime telephone contact; to 
Physical Address: 5th Floor/ HESLB Building
Plot No. 8, Block No. 46 /Sam Nujoma Road, Mwenge
P O. Box 76068, Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania Tel: (General) +255 714 B09 975;

Deadline:    10th November 2019
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Fresher Administrative Officer Jobs - Prudential Plc UK

Organisation: Prudential Plc UK (Prudential Assurance Uganda Ltd)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Prudential Plc is a company incorporated and with its principal place of business in England, and its affiliated companies constitute one of the world’s leading financial services groups. It provides insurance and financial services directly and through its subsidiaries and affiliates throughout the world. Prudential Uganda is a subsidiary of Prudential Plc UK, one of the leading insurance companies in the world.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        Sage requisitions
·        Managing office stock supplies , reorder levels and placing orders
·        Monitor and supervise security guards for all offices
·        Managing the company parking Space
·        Health and safety guidelines maintenance
·        Issuing stationary to staff in different locations
·        Maintain a general filing system.
·        Maintain an updated company asset register
·        Tagging of fixed assets like furniture, ACs etc
·        Capturing of fixed assets in sage
·        Updating assets in sage
·        Preparing regular Administration Reports
·        Prepare fixed asset report
·        Generate Sage reports
·        Perform any other duties as may be assigned Management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a University degree in Business Administration from a recognised university with at least one year of experience in similar role.
·        Positive attitude towards to internal and external customers
·        Clear communication skills with quick response to queries
·        Excellent organisational skills
·        Ability to prioritise tasks and activities
·        Ability to successfully work in a high activity, fast paced environment
·        Work experience in customer care related duties
·        Excel knowledge and basic computer skills
·        Ability and willingness to learn

How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit their applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae giving day time contacts, names and addresses of (3) three referees as well as copies of their academic documents to
Please kindly note that hand delivered applications shall not be considered. All applications should be sent in soft copy to the above email address.  Applications should be addressed to the Assistant Manager HR.

Deadline: 17th November 2019.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Country Finance Manager Job Career - SNV Netherlands Development Organization

Job Title:          Country Finance Manager
Organization:  SNV Netherlands Development Organization
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Country Director

About US:
SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization, working in Agriculture, Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene‘ Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in more than 30 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and intemational advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services — empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

Job Summary:  The Country Finance Manager is responsible for all finance staff in the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Management of Country Finance Function
·         Development and implementation of the Finance strategy
·         Management and Donor Reporting
·         Financial Planning and Control Advice
·         Financial Accounting and Administration
·         Management Information
·         ICT services

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         Seasoned level of financial professional, with strong experience in Finance and audit and full understanding of the core financial and accountancy processes and can acts as discussion partner on project level for financial matters;
·         Advanced financial degree and professional accounting qualifications. Masters’ in Business Administration (Accounting or Finance)
·         At least 8 years at senior level in finance responsibilities for an international organisations or private institutions;
·         Conceptual working and thinking level with several years of experience in finance and administration;
·         Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of donor regulations and compliance issues related to management of donor funds;
·         Experience in Grant accounting/management;
·         Proven experience in risk management;
·         Attention to details, preciseness in the execution of tasks, solution-oriented working approach and negotiation;
·         Excellent communication and organisation skills, including the ability to articulate financial data to non—financial audience;
·         Ability to establish and maintain working relations in a multi-cultural environment;
·         Proficiency /Knowledge of Microsoft Office and skill in the use of Excel, including complex/compound spreadsheets and other accounting package is essential;
·         Experience in SAPISAP by Design system is a clear advantage;
·         Must be a member of a finance professional body like ACCA or CPA
·         Excellent command of English language both written and spoken.

Terms of Appointment
This is a full-time national contract with the successful candidate being contracted on a 3-year basis with the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience it includes a competitive secondary benefit package.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure;

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Fresher Sales Representative - Forex Job Opportunity - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:          Sales Representative - Forex
Organization:  Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)
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 applicant should  possess  a  minimum  of  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
·         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 43 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:   15th November 2019
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Senior Compliance Officer Job Career - Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Job Title:          Senior Compliance Officer
Organization:  Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:       Manager Audit & Compliance
About US:
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) is a Public Limited Liability Company incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act (Cap 110), the Laws of Uganda and in conformity with the Electricity Act, 1999. UEGCL started operation on 1st April 2001 and is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda, with the head office located in Kampala. The mandate of UEGCL is to establish, acquire, maintain and operate electricity generation facilities as well as promote Research and Development in the Electricity generation sector while running the company on sound business principals.
The Vision of the Company is to "Be One of the leading Power Producers in the Great Lakes Region".
The Mission is to "Sustainably generate Reliable, Quality and Affordable Electricity for Socio-Economic Development".

Job Summary: The Senior Compliance Officer will Plan and supervise the management of Compliance and Regulatory engagements and monitor adherence to the set operational standards and practices in line with the relevant legislation and policy frameworks.
Provides compliance checks, verification, investigation, and Compliance reviews geared towards assessing compliance levels of selected policies and procedures, execution of aIntegrity and Compliance enhancement activities geared towards promoting compliance culture and improving the control environment, Conducting awareness assignments, advocating for and facilitating upfront assessment of compliance and risks in key business areas and development of corresponding mitigating procedures, following up to confirm implementation of identified  initiatives, Assessing compliance levels, reviewing, evaluating the effectiveness of and investigating matters of noncompliance in the institution.
·         Appropriate compliance policies and procedures designed to prevent illegal or unethical conduct are established and institutionalized;
·         Policies and procedures are communicated throughout the Organisation
·         Employees are periodically trained with respect to compliance policies and procedures;
·         Compliance with policies and procedures are monitored, audited and enforced accordingly

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Supervise audit assignments as per Compliance programmes.
·         Coordinate implementation of institutional compliance program in regard to internal regulations, policies and standards.Identify material changes in operations/systems and alert supervisors
·         Coordinate Investigations of cases and on request represent in cases of court
·         Advise and Recommend from works for institutionalizing of good practices for staff compliance and adherence to the set standards and practices
·         Review and coordinate the settlement of cases and provide technical support to management and staff in line with departmental instructions
·         Manage the performance and development of staff in line with the HRMM
·         Working with the Legal, Internal Audit, Human Resources and other Departments as appropriate, implement education and training programs for  stakeholders and employees whose functions involve compliance with laws or ethical standards of conduct, including introductory training for new employees and ongoing training for all management and appropriate employees.
·         Plan, Coordinate and  conduct Investigation of reported and suspected cases of non- compliance and  fraud in line with guidelines
·         Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of operations and promoting continuous improvement, Assess compliance with the set policies, procedures, standards, technical specifications as well as best practices
·         Review and analyze compliance and regulatory procedures and associated risks and suggest mitigation measures for risks identified;
·         Monitor and follow up agreed actions with clients to confirm their implementation
·         Plan and manage the performance and development of staff under supervision so as to improve their productivity
·         Ascertain extent to which process goals and objectives have been established and conform to those of UEGCL
·         Review processes to ascertain extent to which results are consistent with goals and objectives and are performed as intendedPrepare timely, clear, and well-written reports of audit results to Supervisor.
·         Advising and influencing senior management to take appropriate steps to strengthen the governance, risk management and internal control environment
·         Coordinate external audits and follow up on implementation of recommendations with relevant stakeholder
Reporting Relationship;
Supervisor: Audit/Manager
Contacts/Liaise with the following offices:
·         All Chiefs, Departments
·         ICT Manager
·         Contractors and consultants
·         Regulator
·         Concessioner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal applicant should hold a Bachelor degree in B. Com, Economics, Accounting (Hons), LLB, Engineering or equivalent
·         Part qualification in accounting with a relevant professional body such as ACCA, CPA CIMA is added advantage
·         Member of relevant professional bodies is added advantage;
·         Possession of CFE or with a degree in a field which has modules in internal controls, finance, auditing, data analysis, forensic accounting or forensic auditing or other relevant professional qualification is an added advantage
·         Professional qualification in IT Security, CISA CIA, CPA Qualification in Project Management and any other post graduate qualification in relevant field is desired
·         Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors or any other related recognized professional body is an added advantage;
·         Computer literacy is a must

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates should address their applications with copies of certified academic documents, professional qualifications and detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two referees and their full addresses to:
The Chief Human Resource Officer
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited
Block C, Plot 6-9, Victoria Office Park, Okot Close, Bukoto
P.O Box 75831, Kampala.
Applications should be submitted electronically as one attachment only in portable documents format (pdf) indicating the position applied for in the subject line to email address: jobs@uegcl.go.yg
·         Only applications on-line will be considered.
·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
·         Shortlisted candidates will be required to present original copies of certified academic documents during interviews.
·          Applications without authentic academic transcripts will not be considered

UEGCL offers equal opportunities for both female and male applicants. For any inquiries please contact the Human Resource team on email: jobs@uegcl.go.yg on phone: +256312 372 165.
Deadline:   18th November 2019

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