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Project Manager - OFSP UK NGO Jobs - Farm Africa

Job Title:           Project Manager - OFSP
Organization: Farm Africa
Duty Station: Soroti, Uganda

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

About Project Nature & Job Summary:
During this 18-month fixed-term contract, the post-holder will be responsible for managing and delivering the second (and final) stage of a three year project to improve livelihoods and incomes of 1,000 farmers in Teso sub-region through developing the production and marketing of orange-flesh sweet potatoes (OFSP).  The main objectives of this project are:
  • To increase the quantity and regularity of quality OFSP available for sale through improved planting, harvesting and post-harvest management practices
  • To develop and strengthen OFSP processing and marketing channels for farmers in Serere district and across Teso sub-region. The post-holder will be based in Farm Africa’s Soroti office and will receive functional support from the Project Accountant & Administrator.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project management and reporting including:
  • Planning and ensuring the timely implementation of deliverables at project level, making sure that targeted results as defined in project plans are achieved in accordance with Farm Africa procedures and processes
  • Carrying out quarterly reviews with the Country Director, Uganda (CD) highlighting progress of activities, expenditure and results against plans and forecasts
  • Ensuring that project plans and budgets are revised and updated in line with the annual planning process, as well as in response to any changes in implementation or delivery timelines
  • Ensuring timely delivery of high-quality quarterly and annual progress reports in line with Farm Africa and donor requirements
  • With support from the Project Accountant & Administrator based in Soroti office, monitor expenditure rates in line with the project budget and sure timely submission of accurate and financial reports that are compliant with accounting procedures and processes
  • In collaboration with the M&E team, developing and implementing a project monitoring and evaluation process, capturing project outcomes/impact and lessons learned
  • Collecting, documenting and sharing project success stories, case studies, best practice and lessons learned in line with the requirements of Farm Africa’s communication’s team
Partner management including:
  • Managing the relationship with project partner Soroti Sweet Potato Producers & Processors Association (SOSPPA), as per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and project documents – ensuring compliance with fund disbursement and reporting requirements
  • Ensuring that partner performance conforms to clearly defined expectations laid out in the MoU between Farm Africa and SOSPPA
  • Conducting regular planning and review meetings with SOSPPA
Providing technical leadership and playing a hands-on role in delivering project activities including:
  • Providing technical leadership and ensuring technical excellence in the delivery of project activities
  • Overseeing delivery of extension services by the SOSPPA PCM, ensuring excellence in delivery standards in line with Farm Africa Approaches.
  • Working with the PCM and SOSPPA team to ensure the that OFSP processing centre already constructed as part of the programme is well run and maintained, and appropriate business records kept and shared with the Farm Africa team for reporting purposes.
  • Ensuring that the project is delivered (including partner activities) in line with donor guidelines and Farm Africa policies and procedures.
Supporting SOSPPA to develop a profitable OFSP processing and marketing enterprise by:
  • Working from the initial Organisational Capacity Assessment of SOSPPA, highlight areas of weakness and work with SOSPPA leadership team to overcome them – with a particular focus on governance, and financial processes and systems.
  • Working with the leadership team at SOSPPA to develop and implement a business plan
  • Providing business development support and mentoring to the SOSPPA team.
  • Working with Farm Africa’s Technical Manager for Markets & Value Chains to build the capacity of the SOSPPA team to build market linkages and manage contracted buyers.
  • Working with the SOSPPA team to identify and implement a financial mechanism to incentivise/facilitate bulking of produce for onward sale
Networking and liaison with relevant Government agencies including:
  • Ensuring that conditions necessary for the legal implementation of the project are met
  • Maintaining a close working relationship with all relevant government partners both within and outside the project areas of operation.
  • Ensuring that project implementation is informed by, and in keeping with, the local and national policy environment
  • Managing and nurturing mutually beneficial partnerships with stakeholders, including service providers, local NGO’s and private sector companies
  • In consultation with the CD, acting as an ambassador for Farm Africa; promoting the project and our broader programme of work, hosting visitors, speaking at workshops and conferences and meeting donors and other officials when required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Farm Africa Project Manager – OFSP job placement must hold a Degree in Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural economics, Agribusiness, Cooperatives or related field
  • At least three years’ experience of implementing agricultural marketing projects for individuals or groups
  • Experience of engaging and mobilising rural communities in development programmes
  • Experience of playing a hands-on role in supporting the growth of small agribusinesses or associations
  • Good understanding of how small scale producers can be linked to the private sector or markets for their produce
  • Experience of leading and inspiring others
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Experience of producing content for donor reports
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Flexible and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Able to work under own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Working for an INGO
  • Fluency in Ateso
  • Field experience in OFSP production and the OFSP value chain
  • Experience of using gender disaggregated approaches for farmer outreach
  • Experience of evidencing success for impact assessment and communications purposes
  • Experience of managing monitoring and evaluation activities and fieldwork
  • Experience of working in a remote setting
  • Holder of a valid motorcycle permit (or willing to obtain one ahead of joining)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, salary history, and a two-page supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification to ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org including ‘Project Manager - OFSP’ in the subject line.

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Shortlisted candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the interview process.  Interviews are expected to take place w/c 11th June2018 at Farm Africa's country office in Kampala. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 6th June 2018 by 5.00pm EAT

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Head of Administration Employment Opportunity - Equity Bank

Job Title:    Head of Administration
Organisation: Equity Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
Job Ref: EBUL ADMIN/01/2018

About US:
Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modem, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to nearly 9 million customers, the largest customer base in the Eastern African Region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist the departmental heads in providing administrative support in accordance with established processes and procedures.
  • Process activities/paperwork relating to travel, logistics, vehicle maintenance and insurance.
  • Responsible for security and safety of all goods, materials and equipment held at Head Office as well as co-coordinating the security of the branch network in liaison with the Security Officer.
  • Processing of documents and materials (e.g. contracts, vendor orders, schedules, insurance claims, purchase orders).
  • Ensure the bank’s assets and equipment are reviewed on a quarterly basis.
  • Supervise and control the bank’s Archives and Storage unit and ensure it is properly managed.
  • Provide other administrative support to all service centers as may be required from time to time.
  • Advise on cost saving initiatives.
  • Development of the procurement budget/plan for the bank and ensure purchases are within budget.
  • Work in close liaison with the respective departments, assist in the negotiation of contractual arrangements with suppliers. Monitor inventory of office supplies and the purchasing of new material with attention to budgetary constraints.
  • Ensure compliance to policy, processes and procedures for procurement of goods and services.
  • Process and present expenditures to the "Authority To Incur" (AIE)/ Procurement Committee for approval.
  • Responsible for the management of the stores and controlling any stock therein.
  • Perform weekly monitoring to ensure documentation and goods are received from suppliers and sent to required location according to specification and timings.
  • Produce periodic warehouse reports highlighting issues. Ensure monthly physical reconciliations are made together with the monthly stock reports before submission.
Fleet Management
  • Through effective management of the logistics team establish and maintain vehicle fleet management.
  • Ensure the vehicles are maintained in optimum condition and used cost effectively.
  • Ensure that vehicles and generators are serviced and that fuel is used economically (value for money) and adequately accounted for.
  • Keep vehicle maintenance schedules and properly maintain vehicle movement schedules.
  • Ensure generation of and action on monthly vehicle management report.
  • Ensure staff are billed for private mileage. Monitor private vehicle use policy and ensure it is upheld or recommend any changes.
Infrastructure and Property Management
  • Draft and as applicable, review all leases and contracts for lease property including premises, equipment and advise management on their fairness and correctness.
  • Monitor management of all warehouses and office lease and ensure timely reviews, terminations and renewals.
  • Work closely with the Infrastructure team and provide support as may be required from time to time.
  • Follow up with the infrastructure team to ensure that projects are progressing well and within the agreed completion time.
Staff Supervision and reporting
  • Supervise the Procurement and Administration team.
  • Train, mentor and coach staff for personal development.
  • Handling staff matters in liaison with the HR department e.g. Performance Appraisals, Leave, Medical e.t.c.
  • A monthly detailed state of assets and equipment purchased for the bank.
  • A monthly requisition status on procurement.
  • A monthly stock listing of all stored goods and Cargo on transportation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Equity Bank Head of Administration job placement must hold a Master's Degree in a Business related field and/or a professional qualification or relevant qualification in Procurement and Logistics will be of added advantage. A Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Business related course.
  • Five years of experience in Procurement and Administration is desirable.
  • In-depth understanding of Office management procedures and departmental and legal policies.
  • Effective communication skills and report writing skills
  • Ability to formulate options and make recommendations to solve issues
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Very high degree of Ethics and Integrity.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure and to meet deadlines

How to Apply:
If you believe you are interested in joining the banking sector at Equity Bank, please send your application along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of the relevant certificates and testimonials quoting the Job Title or Ref. No. (Check at the Top of Advert) to:  recruitment@equitybank.co.ug or to post to:

The Human Resources Manager,
Equity Bank (U) Ltd,
P.O. Box 10184 Kampala

Deadline: 31st May 2018
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Technical Success Manager US Company Jobs - Andela

Job Title:             Technical Success Manager
Organisation: Andela
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

Job Summary: The Technical Success Manager will be responsible for helping Andela’s Software Engineers successfully engage remote clients. Distributed work environments are growing in popularity but the lack of physical proximity still brings unique operational challenges. As our engineers partner with teams spread around the world, across industries and across technology stacks, your role will be to help make the client and the remote team feel much closer.  No two days will ever be alike and variety will be the only constant. In the morning, you might find yourself helping engineers better understand the business value of their California team’s user stories; in the afternoon, you might virtually travel across the Atlantic in order to support another team of engineers as they strategically plan a data migration for their team in London.   With your knowledge of business, technology, remote communication and agile project management, you will help make the distance between our engineers and their teams---thousands of kilometers in most cases---feel like a logistical afterthought.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The specific responsibilities of the Technical Success Manager position include:
  • Interfacing with the client to understand a client's business as well as their goals and visions for products being supported by Andela
  • Ensuring that our engineers are able to understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users.
  • Working with our engineers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges.
  • Perform code reviews to ensure that the work being submitted to the client follows the client's coding standards as well as meets the letter and spirit of the assigned task
  • Assist our engineers in effectively communicating with their teams

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should hold a degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university.
  • Five years of experience working in software development, technology consulting or software product management
  • Is proficient in at least one of the following stacks: Ruby/Ruby on Rails, PHP/Laravel, Python/Django, Java/Android, JavaScript/MEAN/PEAN/PREN
  • Have experience effectively working remotely
  • Are passionate about the evolving technology landscape and enjoy leveraging advancements to solve business problems
  • Have a strong understanding of agile software development techniques
  • Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written)
  • Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong leadership skills.
  • Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100 thousand young Africans in next 10 years.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.

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Health, Safety and Environmental Manager Job Placement - Kikagati Hydroelectric Power Station

Organisation: Kikagati Hydroelectric Power Station
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Kikagati Hydroelectric Power Station, also referred to as Kikagati Power Station, is a 16 MW (21,000 hp) hydroelectric power station, under construction in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The HSE Manager will be responsible for overseeing the environment, health and safety performance for Kikagati Hydro Power Project (KHPP).
  • During construction, Interface with the designated construction teams which will provide overall coordination of HSE aspects.
  • Review all contractors environmental and safety documentation to ensure completeness to national and international acceptable standards.
  • Carry out important staff training and ensure all members of the work place’ (including contractor work force) recognize and understand their own contributions to improve environmental, health and safety performance.
  • Comply with and seek the relevant project authorizations or permits.
  • Continuously update and implement the various projects’ Environment and Social Management Plans (ESMPs’).
  • The HSE Manager will examine corporate activities to establish where improvements can be made and ensure compliance with environmental legislation across the company.
  • Perform inspections and audits on site activities and documentation as required frequencies and ensure that the environmental monitoring and pollution prevention and control parameters are in accordance with government regulations through permits/licenses acquired and international standards.
  • Prepare, compile and present project’s HSE progress statistics on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis or as required.
  • Develop policies, programs, and associated communication documentation.
  • Implement mitigation measures as required through the various ESMPs
  • Supervise environment service agreements, track budget and cost control in relation to E&S activities.
  • Initiate Environment, Social Management Systems ‘(ESMS‘) for all project and Human Resources policies in line with the National and International Labour Organization (ILO) core standards with annual reviews.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of mitigation during construction and operations phases of the project, and instilling change management procedures.
  • Examine HSE activities to establish areas of improvement and ensure compliance with environment legislation and international standards across the Company’s interface with the projects’ team.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold a degree in an environmental science, engineering or equivalent qualifications.
  • Five years of working experience in power generation as an HSE Manager with a preference for hydro or energy experience.
  • Experience of implementing the Equator Principles and the environmental, social, health and safety standards of international finance institutions such as the World Bank, international Finance Corporation Performance Standards, African Development Bank, European Bank for reconstruction and Development etc. on major projects, an understanding of such documents is essential.
  • Has knowledge in Uganda’s Environmental, Social and Labour legislation.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic communication skills.
  • Must have strong planning and organizational skills as well as the ability to lead and promote teamwork.
  • Must have a valid driving permit and preferably completed a defensive driving course
  • Willingness to work in remote areas.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications via Email to to: TKyomuhendo@MajiPower.com addressed to the Project Manager, Kikagati Power Company Limited (KPCL) and please include the application letter and updated CV ONLY (in pdf format)

Deadline: 27th May 2018

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Sales and Distribution Manager Employment Opportunity - Uganda Clays Limited (UCL)

Job Title:         Sales and Distribution Manager
Organisation: Uganda Clays Limited (UCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Sales and Marketing

About US:
Uganda Clays Limited is Uganda’s leading manufacturer of quality clay baked construction products since 1950 and is listed on Uganda’s Securities Exchange. The head offices are located at 14Km on Entebbe Road, with a factory situated at Kamonkoli in Eastern Uganda and another at Mbarara Sales Outlet.

Job Summary: The Sales and Distribution Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing an effective sales strategy for Uganda Clays; supervise the sales teams in all locations to ensure that a high standard of customer service is provided at all points of sale and that sales targets are met.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To develop national, regional, and international sales strategies; contributing to marketing and communications plans.
  • To supervise and manage all territories.
  • To lead market research projects needed to inform planning, R&D
  • To ensure that all sales team members work aggressively to achieve sales targets while providing the high levels of customer service.
  • To oversee the development and implementation of an effective distribution network; ensuring that customers are able to easily access UCL’s products at all times.
  • To lead the Sales Team in a manner that empowers them to deliver excellently

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Sales and Distribution Manager must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Commerce, Business Administration with specialisation in Marketing from a recognised institution.
  • Post graduate qualification in Marketing.
  • Full or partial CIM qualification.
  • Five years of sales and/or marketing experience, three of which must have been in a similar position.
  • Good working knowledge in ERP, particularly Navision or such related software.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly structured and self-driven work approach.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and updated CVs, copies of certificates/ testimonials and addresses of three (3) referees plus day-time telephone contact to the address below:

Head of Human Resources and Support Services,
Uganda Clays Limited,
P.O. Box 3188 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 4th June 2018

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