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Pool Driver Job Vacancies - Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Job Title:   Pool Driver
Organisation: Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Administration Officer

About US:
Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda) is a wholly-owned government company which is the leading provider of a wide range of postal, logistical, IT and financial services in Uganda with international links to all major postal administrations worldwide.

Job Summary:  The Pool Driver will provide transport services. Drive company vehicles to pick or drop employees and deliver important documents to required destinations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive company vehicles to the assigned destinations in line with company policies and guidelines.
  • Regularly update vehicle log books and keep time when driving company staff to ensure Posta achieves its business objectives
  • Support the administration officer in planning and budgeting for the company vehicles and periodic accountabilities in line with UPL finance policies.
  • Perform preventive and regular maintenance on the vehicles in line with UPL fleet policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure that the vehicles are kept clean and maintained at all times
  • Ensure that vehicle defects are reported immediately to reduce the rate of wear and tear.
  • Carry out minor repairs on the motor vehicle.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Business or Management
  • Driver's license with relevant classes
  • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics preferred.
  • At least two years of driving experience in a reputable organization.
  • Time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Driving skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, detailed CVs and certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates to:

The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration,
Posta Uganda,
P.O. Box 7106 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 25th February 2019

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2 Assistant Accountant Job Placements - Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Organisation: Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager, Finance

About US:
Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda) is a wholly-owned government company which is the leading provider of a wide range of postal, logistical, IT and financial services in Uganda with international links to all major postal administrations worldwide.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Accountant will provide support to the finance team in the maintenance, reporting, management of the company financial resources and administration and advice accordingly in relation to the Company's overall accounting process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide financial information including analysis of the financial status and projected out-turns and participated in the production of standard accounting reports.
  • Provide support in the development of budgets, monitor budgets 8t savings and ensure significant items are correctly reported in consistency with the department‘s priorities.
  • Ensure that correct accounting policies are being applied when budgeting and analyze spend profiles and ensure they are in line with budget and priorities.
  • Reconcile total value of receipts with physical cash, bank slips for all bank deposits, brokers’ fees receipts and record in the register.
  • Maintain terminal dues and ledgers, prepare payroll on memory soft , capture payroll on pastel produce monthly pay slips, capture payment vouchers and update files for Philately Contracted Agents, and attach signed agreements
  • Obtain up-to-date contracts from Legal Department rental income desk, contracted customers desk at EMS, GPO, DPO’s and sorting Centre and update the register as per contracts signed.
  • Perform general accounts receivables and payables functions for instance Prepare and submit customer invoices code, post and receipt payments and coordinate deposit activities.
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payment or delayed payment and check, verify and process invoices Sort, code and enter accounts payable data.
  • Develop ad hoc reports that address operational requirements and ensure that financial information tells a clear and complete story.
  • Reconcile debtor’s balances against the client’s documentation for EMS, Postage Prepaid, Mail bags, Easy mail and all Tenants.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Accounting (Commerce, Business Administration, Financial Management or Accounting) from a recognized University.
  • Preference shall be given to people already pursuing professional accounting courses
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar function
  • Knowledge of financial and management reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, detailed CVs and certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates to:

The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration,
Posta Uganda,
P.O. Box 7106 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 25th February 2019

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Legal Counsel - Advisory Employment Opportunity - National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Job Title:      Legal Counsel - Advisory
Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Legal Advisory Services Manager

About US:
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to its members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through efficient management of members' contributions. The NSSF asset base is currently over Ugx. 9.8  trillion, making the Fund one of the largest players in Uganda’s economy.

Job Summary:  The Legal Counsel - Advisory is responsible for the provision of legal advisory services to the Fund and for providing assistance to the Legal Advisory Services Manager in monitoring performance of the legal department.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Research and preparation of comprehensive legal briefs to the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Assist the Legal Advisory Services Manager prepare Board papers for the Corporation Secretary
  • Attend various management committee meetings as the legal advisor as assigned by the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Render Support to the Business Units in member sensitization.
  • Follow up changes in Pensions Sector Laws and all other laws affecting the Fund.
  • Review the General and Special Conditions of Contract contained in the standard bidding documents.
  • Conduct legal due diligence and issue reports to management.
  • Draft contracts and all agreements on behalf of NSSF, catering for the User department’s interests, safeguarding the Fund’s interests and ensuring that all contracts drafted comply with the contracts checklist.
  • Participate in contract negotiations and drafting on behalf of the Fund as delegated by the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Engage with prospective contractors and contract managers to ensure that all issues pertaining to the performance and management of contracts are streamlined before execution.
  • Prepare instruments for registration of the Fund’s assets with the appropriate authorities.
  • Monitor running leases, property rates and ground rents and complete the process of renewal for leases held by the Fund.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Security Social Fund (NSSF) Legal Counsel - Advisory job placement must hold an honours Bachelors degree in Law and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • Must be enrolled as an advocate entitled to practice law in Uganda.
  • Should also have a valid practicing certificate.
  • A minimum of three years’ post enrolment experience in Legal Practice in an organization of similar size, or busy law firm.

  • IT skills (MSWord, Excel);
  • People management skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent report writing; 
  • Analytical skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Tact and diplomacy;
  • Influencing skills;
  • Interviewing skills;
  • Presentation skills. 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae giving three references, copies of academic and professional certificates, postal address and daytime telephone contact to: recruitment@nssfug.org For the attention of; The Head of Human Resources & Administration National Social Security Fund

Deadline: 15th February 2019 by 5:00pm

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Officer Performance Management - Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supervisor Performance Management
Job Code: HRM/074/601

About URA:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Officer Performance Management will implement the URA staff Performance Management programs in order to enhance individual performance, accountability, staff motivation and productivity. The incumbent will also conduct performance management capacity building programs to staff so as to enhance Performance Accountability and Compliance with the PM standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Identify areas of inadequacy in Performance Management
·         Prepare proposal and schedule for capacity building programs such as trainings, sensitizations, conference or any other agreed form of engagement
·         Prepare sensitization/training materials or engagement guide and other logistical support to facilitate the trainings
·         Develop and maintain an up-to-date record/database of staff trained in PM to identify the magnitude of PM skills gap
·         Conduct periodic field visits to sensitize staff on any emerging Performance Management issues
·         Prepare training, sensitization or other engagement reports and submit to the line manager for further administration
·         Compile and consolidate Performance evaluation reports in order to track performance of all URA staff and enhance accountability.
·         Mobilize Departmental performance Review Committees (DPRCs) to submit reports of the assigned departments
·         Analyze and Consolidate the DPRC reports according to the approved format
·         Develop and maintain a data bank for all appraisal records of URA to facilitate easy access
·         Maintain all copies of the appraisal documents, index the files/folders and submit to the appropriate records management office for safe custody and ease of reference
·         Provide accountability to the immediate line manager for all the appraisal records received
·         Collect and analyze baseline data for the review of performance management tools in order to enhance compliance with the PM standards and guide management in decision making.
·         Engage relevant stakeholders to identify gaps in the performance management tools.
·         Conduct Benchmark visits to other organizations in order to improve PM
·         Conduct research on best practices to keep abreast with developing trends in PM and identify areas of improvement in the current performance appraisal process
·         Carry out field visits and solicit information from staff regarding the relevance, effectiveness and usability of the existing URA Performance Appraisal framework and document and present key issues and recommendations for action
·         Identify and engage key stakeholders to participate in the review of the performance reporting tools
·         Prepare report on the findings and recommendations and submit to the line manager for consideration
·         Conduct Performance management inspections in order to enhance compliance with PM process and standards.
·         Develop a schedule to guide in the inspection visits and submit for the approval of the line manager
·         Develop the tools/check list to guide during the inspection and submit for approval
·         Carry out field visits to track and report on compliance with performance appraisal guidelines in assigned business areas of the organization
·         Analyze inspection findings and prepare report to the line manager
·         Engage the head of Business unit to provide feedback on the inspection and guide on areas of improvement
·         Conduct periodic reviews of the implementation of Performance Management framework and prepare report on findings and cases that require supervisors’ intervention
·         Track the performance of staff in the different job families and prepare report that guide Organisational Development (OD) unit on the possibility of work load assessment
·         Track the performance of staff in the different job families and prepare report that guide Organisational Development (OD) unit on the possibility of work load assessment
·         Monitor and evaluate the implementation of Performance recommendations to enhance staff Productivity and Motivate.
·         Extract the approved Performance Management recommendations and prepare action points for the respective responsibility centres and submit to the line manager for further administration
·         Compile the full schedule for the PM cases for implementation, determine the respective action points and centers. Follow up implementation and provide periodic reports
·         Prepare feedback letters for all staff to obtain the individual performance results.
·         Provide periodic support to staff in the development and monitoring of the Performance Improvement Plans.
·         Coordinate the appraisal of staff on probation who are due for confirmation and prepare a report for Management action.
·         Prepare confirmation letters, solicit for the requisite signature and manage their distribution.
·         Coordinate the implementation of Reward and Recognition activities to enhance staff Motivation and Retention.
·         Participate in the development and review of the Reward and Recognition guidelines
·         Coordinate and organize meetings with Reward and Recognition Committee (RRC).
·         Train RRC from time-to-time to enhance their skills in handling RR matters
·         Provide oversight and Coordination of the RRC nomination process.
·         Coordinate the procurement of RRC gifts to facilitate the reward and recognition process.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Performance Management job opportunities should hold Honors degrees in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences, Organizational Psychology or a related field from a recognized university.
·         At least two years of work experience in Human Resources Management, particularly in areas of Performance Management and Reward Management
·         Experience in supporting high volume staff appraisal activities across a wide variety of roles and professional sectors.

·         Post graduate qualification in any of the above fields
·         Training in Balance Score Card Framework
·         Experience in using electronic HR systems for performance management and staff database
·         Knowledge and Experience 
·         Understanding of the organizational strategy and the Balance Score Card Framework
·         Performance Management Guidelines
·         Labour Laws especially, the Uganda Employment Act, 2006
·         Special Skills & Attributes    
·         Proficiency at use of Computer MS applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other data analysis tools.
·         Ability to relate well with people of different temperaments
·         Ability to communicate effectively and make presentation to senior management, staff and other stakeholders.
·         Ability to negotiate with, persuade and influence stake holders while marketing emerging ideas
·         Ability to make timely and accurate decision
·         Ability to work in a team and influence team’s decision
·         Ability to research and keep abreast with current trends in PM best practices
·         Ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels
·         Good planning and facilitation skills
·         Ability to assimilate large amounts of information and pay attention to detail
·         Self-Motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
·         Ability to analyse and use data and management information systems
·         Ability to work under pressure, and deploy a flexible approach to changing priorities

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.

Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the courts of law.

Deadline: 5th March 2019 at 11:59pm

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Manager Internal Audit - Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Job Title:     Manager Internal Audit
Organisation: Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Audit and Risk Committee of the Board

About US:
The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and regulate procurement and disposal practices in respect of all Procuring and Disposing Entities which include Central Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and post primary training institutions.

Job Summary:  The Manager Internal Audit will be strategizing, implementing, coordinating and monitoring PPDA’s internal audit activities, ensuring provision of an efficient and effective risk based audit coverage of PPDA operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Contribution Outcome Statement: Develop the annual operation risk based audit plan for the unit:
  • Reviewing current audit plan and determine level of implementation - to identify areas that are outstanding so that they are included in the next annual plan.
  • Reviewing the risk register and risk logs to identify critical high and medium risks to guide functions and processes for inclusion in the audit plan for the year
  • Independently reviewing the risk management process to ensure it is adequate in identifying and putting in place measures to address all the risk for PPDA
  • Identifying and developing the priority areas of the annual work plan, based on the frequency of occurrence; level of risk rating and level of impact on the Authority, so as to ensure that they are incorporated within the annual audit plan
  • Categorising the activities in the annual plan in accordance with the key focus and core areas for internal audit to ensure that all fundamental aspects have been planned for review
  • Inquiring from client departments to obtain views and challenges that could provide input to the planning process before preparation of the plan for audit committee consideration and approval
  • Taking the lead in identifying audit findings / gaps within processes that may result in investigations
  • Planning for resource allocation and utilisation
Implementation of Audit Plan Outcome Statement:
  • Oversee the management and implementation of internal audits ensuring that they are managed and conducted in the most transparent manner and in accordance with the International Professional Practice Framework, international auditing standards, policies and procedures.
  • Reviewing the audit plan with the audit team so as to agree detailed schedule of activities
  • Developing the engagement letter and have a face to face with audit client at the start of the audit activity
  • Reviewing the audit methodology - based on audit manual review- to determine that the approach is relevant, providing the Senior Internal Auditor with guidance to address any gaps especially in new emerging situations and best practice- adding value
  • Reviewing the draft audit report and requesting for additional information as required
  • Providing review notes to Senior Internal Auditor so that aspects identified in the report for improvement of the report are addressed before submission of the draft report
  • Sharing audit findings with Management for their feedback and response before submission to the Audit and Risk committee
  • Reviewing audit reports and ensuring that any gaps identified are addressed to maintain relevance and applicability.
Reporting Outcome Statement: Taking the lead to ensure that all audit reports are completed in time and that the quality of the reports provides Management and the Audit and Risk Committee with comprehensive information for appropriate decision making:
  • Scheduling, preparing and availing accurate and timely reports, minutes and other documents for Board Audit and Risk Committee meetings
  • Regularly providing senior management and the Audit and Risk committee with an opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the internal controls, risk management and governance processes in the Authority
  • Acting as the secretary of the Audit and Risk Committee ensuring that all quarterly and annual Audit and Risk Committee reports are compiled and submitted to the full board
  • On a quarterly basis ensuring that the internal audits are summarized and presented to the Audit and Risk Committee for review and discussion in order to determine areas of good performance and improvement
  • Provide copies of internal audit quarterly and annual reports to the Internal Auditor General.
Audit Follow Up Outcome Statement: Taking the lead to track and follow up the implementation of audit recommendations by Management, to mitigate further risk to PPDA:
  • Working with the Executive Director review audit recommendations as provided by the OAG so to incorporate within the authority recommendations / guidelines for implementation and provide a status report on level of implementation of OAG recommendation
  • Preparing a follow up matrix that comprehensively articulates areas of action points and to the relevant directorate
  • Working closely with directors to ensure that there is a clear line of accountability on specific and all recommended action points
  • Monitoring the implementation of recommendations to high risk- high impact areas ensuring that these are addressed as to avoid significant impact on the authority
  • Consolidating the status of audit action points that have implemented supporting management to remain focused and prioritise audit findings closure
  • Receiving feedback from the user departments on the impact that internal audit recommendations have on the departments and their effectiveness for maintaining consistent user department performance and whether the recommendations are relevant and applicable in the work place.
Managing Staff Outcome Statement: To lead the Internal Audit unit in a manner that empowers them to deliver excellent customer service and high standards:
  • Communicating to the Internal Audit unit a clear and exciting vision for the work of PPDA and for the role of the department in advising /supporting the organisation
  • Ensuring that each member of the team fully understands the outcomes that are expected of them and that they are aware of best practise in Internal Audit; ensuring that they behave in a way which will maintain good relationships with Management, Audit and Risk Committee, the Board and the PPDA staff
  • Ensuring that work is planned and organised in a way which will meet the needs of PPDA in the most cost effective manner possible; ensuring that team members are given appropriate workloads and are working efficiently
  • Supporting team members to enable them to give of their best e.g. by encouraging and praising good performance, coaching, assisting staff to prevent or resolve problems, providing resources, tools and equipment
  • Monitoring and reviewing performance and, in particular, holding staff accountable for meeting standards of excellence and delivering any improvement goals which have been identified; taking decisive action in the case of poor performance
  • Ensuring that staff are adequately trained and developed for their roles e.g. by analysing staff training needs, organising the delivery of training or coaching, coordinating the sharing of experience.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold an Honours degree in B.Com (Accounting), Business Administration or other business related field.
  • Masters in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related fields
  • Full professional qualification in ACCA, CPA,CIA or related field
  • Membership to ACCA/ ICPAU/IIA
  • Job related experience and knowledge:
  • 5 years’ experience in an auditing role in the public sector with at least 3 years managing and leading a functional team at senior level
  • Knowledge and experience with international accounting and auditing standards including IPSAS
  • Good understanding of Uganda Tax Laws
  • Ability to work with accounting software
  • MS Office

  • Auditing         
  • Thoroughness/ Concern for Excellence
  • Coaching       
  • Result Orientation
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Information Handling and Filing    
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Information Technology/ Computer Skills 
  • Personal Integrity
  • Planning and Organising Work       
  • Development Orientation
  • Presentation (large groups) 
  • Team Management / Performance
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making       
  • Management
  • Report Writing /Document Presentation
  • Reliability
  • Research/ Knowledge Management          
  • Relationship Management  
  • Analytical Skills         
  • Capacity Building / Learning Design and Delivery           

How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates should download the PPDA application form fill it, Click Here and send it together with copies of academic certificates, national ID, detailed curriculum vitae showing experience and positions held to recruitment@ppda.go.ug. All files should be sent in PDF.

Deadline: Friday 15th February 2019 by 5.00 p.m.

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