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 e...

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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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Manager Information Technology Employment Opportunity - Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Organisation: Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head, Department of Human Resources and Administration

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 Manager Information Technology will provide IT support to the operations and acting as a liaison with client systems staff to implement client processes and systems that will assist in the development of operational improvements for the business.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare, Plan and budget for the unit and the computer systems expenditures in line with the UPL Business Strategy.
  • Provide support to the team through training, mentoring, capacity building to ensure the effective performance.
  • Contribute to income generating and sustainability initiative of UPL
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing (EDP) and computer systems operations development across the entire organization.
  • Plan for and coordinate UPL’s computer hardware repair, system building, software installation and maintenance in line with UPL IT policies.
  • Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software by providing orientation to new users of existing technology.
  • Work extensively with user departments to develop or modify data processing and office automation systems; coordinate testing and evaluation of computer hardware and software on desktops, laptops, and servers running various versions of Microsoft Windows operating system (Win XP, Win7/8, Win2003, Win2008, and Win2012).
  • Assist in the creation and management of procurement processes for the acquisition of technology products and services. Define and establish computer hardware and software requirements for the company.
  • Implement, participate in the review and monitor the security and safety of the servers and integrity of organizational data and IT systems as per UPL policies.
  • Monitor and make a report on the performance and status of the IT systems to the IT Coordinator and the Management.
  • Supervise, motivate, appraise and build staff capacity in the IT department in line with the organizational needs and Human Resource policies, and procedures.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Updated inventory of all ICT equipment
  • Timely submissions of reports
  • Functional computer systems (software and hardware)
  • Security and integrity of organizational data and IT systems
  • Functional telecom and intercom systems

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Information Technology, Computer Science, from a recognized institution is required.
  • A relevant Post graduate qualification
  • Professional certification in MSCE/CISA/CCNA is a MUST
  • Eight years relevant working experience in a related field of which five (05) years at a supervisory level from a reputable organization.

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: 24th December 2018

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UN Programme Management Officer Job Opportunities - United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Job Title:                Programme Management Officer
Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 18-Programme Management-RSCE-107979-F-Entebbe (M)
Reports to: Chief Strategic Planning Unit
Job Grade: P3

About RSCE:
The Regional Service Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

The Regional Service Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’ chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It also ensures that staffing for RSC.

Job Summary:  The Programme Management Officer will support the strategic planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as reporting of programmes, projects operations and other activities of the Centre.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Actively participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
  • Works closely with programme managers in the Centre’s pillars and sections for the continued evaluation of various programmes and projects within the Centre and provide substantive information on the same.
  • Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources.
  • Provides support in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.
  • Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions, prepares data visualizations.
  • Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, proposals, dashboards, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
  • Actively participates in or lead field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.
  • Coordinates activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).
  • Performs any other duties as required.

Key Result Areas:
  • Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates assigned programme/projects.
  • Provides thorough, well-reasoned written contributions, e.g., background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships.
  • Promulgates coherent policies, and consistent adherence to these by clients.
  • Efficiently uses resources.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre at Entebbe (RSCE) Programme Management Officer job placement should hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, social sciences, information management or a related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in the above fields in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A PMP Qualification and or PRINCE2® Foundation or Practitioner certificate is desirable.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, programme design, programme coordination, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, capacity building or related area is required.
  • Previous exposure and experience in applying Project management principals or PRINCE2 methodology in monitoring, reporting and implementation is desirable.
  • Experience of working on multi-country projects/programmes, particularly in Africa, is desirable.
  • Prior experience of working in UN agencies and funds, or similar international organizations with multiple field operations, shared services, or customer service centre is desirable.
  • Languages: fluency in English is required and working knowledge of French is desirable

  • Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches in programmes and project management. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems and translate complex issues for different audiences. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailor’s language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations Regional Service Centre at Entebbe (RSCE) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

Deadline: 23rd December 2018

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UN IT Operations Assistant Job Careers - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:              IT Operations Assistant
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda

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 IT Operations Assistant will ensure that the overall setup of IT systems and equipment at Food Distribution Points (FDP) during the pilot and food/cash distribution cycles are functional and that any technical issues are resolved as soon as possible.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain inventory of material and/or database of information, such as, computer related equipment, communications equipment, training material, etc;
  • Maintain logs or archives of information, such as computer related logs, trouble tickets, directories, registries, data warehouses, reports, etc;
  • Assist in the deployment/dissemination of standard material, such as, computer hardware and/or software, applications, programs, directories, telephony, database content, training material, etc;
  • Assist in the maintenance of systems and equipment by carrying out routine tasks, such as backing up data, monitoring network and systems, servers and peripherals, running systems diagnostics, patch management and system optimization, removing viruses and bad data, ensuring that the generators are regularly serviced;
  • Ensure compliance with corporate standards of deployed software on field staff computers
  • Administer user access to systems and databases, monitor system and application usage;
  • Assist in resolution of IT equipment, telecommunications and power problems at the field office by responding to queries, identifying and troubleshooting issues and where necessary forwarding unresolved issues to the appropriate person;
  • Plan and supervise monthly food and cash distributions ensuring that appropriate IT systems and personnel are deployed to support the transfers;
  • Maintain electronic documents, statistical databases and IT systems;
  • Provide data analytics expertise, help colleagues to extract, analyze and report on information from various data sources in the field offices;
  • Assist in training and support of users of technology and systems, such as beneficiary biometric verification, audio/videoconferences, meetings, databases, registries, LAN and WAN networks, etc;
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) IT Operations Assistant job placement should hold a first university degree obtained from a recognised education institution in Information Technology or Computer Science or any IT related field;
  • At least three years of experience supporting IT applications, LANs and WANs isrequired
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English.
  • Previous experience in supporting small IT offices and IT personnel will be an added advantage.
  • Professional certification e.g. CCNA, MCSE are an added advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of the area context (Arua, Gulu, Mbarara), knowledge of local language is an added advantage.
  • Has experience resolving more complex technical issues.
  • Has worked with head of units in defining requirements for functional area.
  • Has experience with the application of client services standards to resolve or escalate clients’ service problems.

  • Governance, Strategy and Architecture: Demonstrates awareness of overall IT governance structure and system architecture development to support the process and assist in design of interaction between systems.
  • Change Implementation, Project management, Planning and Optimization: Has basic understanding of project management principles to provide basic estimates on timing, resource utilisation and costs to facilitate the project planning process.
  • Technical Expertise: Continuously updates one’s own knowledge about new technologies and product modifications; Is sought out for advice/expertise and recognized internally as an important technical reference.
  • Service Management: Understands and follows the established standards and protocols for service excellence within own domain to maintain quality of delivery and high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Client Management: Exhibits a detailed understanding of customers’ IT requests in order to effectively address and manage internal customers ‘needs. Identifies recurrent issues to propose long-term solutions.
  • Procurement and Contract Management: Assists in the technology selection process by collating information on vendors and/or products for evaluation against criteria.

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: 20th December 2018

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Senior Manager Digital Distribution Employment Opportunity - MTN-Uganda

Job Title:            Senior Manager Digital Distribution
Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager Sales & Distribution

About US:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.

Job Summary:  The Senior Manager Digital Distribution aims at the formulation and implementation of Digital Distribution strategies, effective management of the Mobile Money Agent network, Overall management of Mobile Money Regional Distribution staff, ensuring continuous performance and achievements of KPI's in the regions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Formulation and implementation of Mobile Money distribution strategies, effective management of the Mobile Money agent network, overall management of Mobile Money distribution staff
  • Design and implement Mobile Money/Easy load distribution strategy.
  • Design and develop agent/retailers acquisition and management strategies
  • Support the conversion rate of new gross adds to active Mobile Money subs/agents and Mobile Money product activations.
  • Ensure best-practices training and sound coaching to Regional Managers, Area Sales Representatives, and Distribution partners to enhance overall effectiveness within Mobile Money Services.
  • Achievement of expansion targets through greater penetration and geographical expansion
  • Develop the MTN  experience in Mobile Money  channel outlets
  • Manage the MTN Customer Experience blueprints throughout the trade and retail environments
  • Ensure float levels and availability are maintained above set criteria
  • Ensure that Mobile Money agent business targets and MTN Brand image is protected

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the MTN Uganda Senior Manager Digital Distribution job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration, Marketing or communication.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration would be preferred additional qualification
  • Five years of experience in a Retail / Sales Management function.                                                 
  • Extensive knowledge of telecoms business and value chain and sound understanding of distribution models and route to market.
  • Ability to create market relevance and opportunities from abstract opportunities and conceptual plans.
  • Local market knowledge.
  • Ability to track competitor market activities and strategic objectives.
  • Understanding of market research.
  • Knowledge of MTN products and services.
  • Basic financial literacy.
  • Computer skills-MS office & Excel Advanced
  • Sales Force Management skills
  • People & Performance Management
  • Third Party Distribution Management
  • Team Player                        
  • Positive ,outward looking disposition                            
  • Results -Oriented               
  • Assertive                              
  • Initiative                              
  • Perseverance
  • Attention to detail
  • Team Player                        
  • Can-Do                
  • Integrity               
  • Reliability                            
  • Flexibility and comfortable with Change                     
  • Commitment to quality and high performance

NB: Please note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview), recent pay-slip and copy of driving permit to ugrecruitment.UG@mtn.com. Please use this format in the Subject Line i.e. Key Account Manager -Surname First Name-current Dept.

Deadline: 13th December 2018

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