30 Client Service Officer Job Opportunities - SolarNow

Job Title:         Client Service Officer (30 Job Opportunities) Organization:  SolarNow Duty Station:  Bukwo and Ishaka, Uganda Rep...

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8 Unit Manager Job Opportunities - CIC General Insurance Uganda Limited

Job Title:        Unit Managers (8 Jobs)
Organisation: CIC General Insurance Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala Uganda
Reports to:  Agency Manager

About US:
CIC General Insurance Uganda Limited is a subsidiary company of CIC Insurance Group from Nairobi, Kenya that is owned 75% by co-operatives and 25% by individual shareholders. CIC General Insurance (U) is a joint venture of CIC Kenya and the Co-operative movement in Uganda. The company is fully incorporated and licensed to transact General Insurance business. In addition to the General policies available for institutions, corporate, individual and all categories of entities, the Company serves all Co-operative Societies in Uganda along the Co-operative Model.

Job Summary: The Unit Manager will be tasked with managing and growing the Unit workforce.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Recruit, train and retain at least 15 Sales Agents, at least 10 Agents producing 2 Core Cases a week.
·          To Coordinate Individual Life Products Distribution within the Unit.
·          Carry out Market Analysis and propose product improvements and give recommendations to the Agency Manager.
·          Ensure that the Unit Sales Targets are met and surpassed.
·         Ensure that the Sales Agents are continuously and properly trained on products and procedures.
·          Ensure that the sales Agents are highly motivated.
·         Design promotional activities to increase awareness of our products.
·          Recommend to the Disciplinary Board, actions to be taken on Sales Agents and Unit Managers who contravene the IRA and CIC Code of Ethics
·         Meeting performance targets in MPI, Case Count, API and Persistence.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate should hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in any business related field.
·         Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance.
·          IRA Agent License
·         Should have at least 2 years’ experience in Supervisory Capacity within the Insurance Industry.
·          Good communication, negotiation, Computer, supervision and training Skills.

How to Apply:
If you have the aforementioned qualifications and you are ready to execute the above mandate, kindly send your resume and filled CIC Job Application Form, download here to the address below indicating on the subject of your email the job title.
For example: Ref: Application for Unit Manager to:


Strictly through email: recruitment@ug.cicinsurancegroup.com

Deadline: 10th June 2019 by 5:00PM

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Senior Finance Officer International NGO Jobs - Mercy Corps

Job Title:          Senior Finance Officer
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Finance Coordinator

About US:
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

Job Summary:  The Senior Finance Officer is responsible for financial reporting, posting all Karamoja region office financial transactions, balance sheet analysis and reconciliation and cash flow projections for Karamoja based grants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Booking of Karamoja transactions into Field Connect, on a weekly basis.
  • Review PRs and purchase orders for all Karamoja based grants and ensure they meet MC and donor standards, and that they are properly coded.
  • Coordinate the monthly and annual reporting process operations.
  • Perform financial analysis and provide management information reports.
  • Track all employee advances and ensure all advances are acquitted within policy provisions.
  • Coordination with Operations to track all outstanding invoices and ensure they are paid on time.
  • Ensure/match invoices/receipts, completion reports with GRN and other required documents.
  • Coordinate and prepare weekly and monthly cash requirement for supported field offices, submit and make sure sufficient cash is available in all offices and monitor its use. Make sure also there is no excess cash.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations, working closely with the Finance Coordinator. Responsible for monitoring costs as per the available grant and budget details, monthly budgets vs actual reports and monthly cash projections.
  • Provide on-going orientation, training and support to MC staff on Mercy Corps and respective donor's rules and regulations.
  • Perform any other tasks to be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Senior Finance Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Five years of experience in grants and financial management and accounting and 2+year's supervisory experience.
  • Strong management Skills, Technical & Supervisory Skills and experience required.
  • Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet.
  • Adequate understanding of donor rules and regulations is required.
  • International NGO/PVO experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill with financial reports preparation and presentation and proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel and accounting software experience.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
  • Willing to travel regularly to Mercy Corps and sub grantees field offices and project sites approximately 25%.
  • Proven ability to support programmatic objectives with timely and meaningful financial information is essential.
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary.
  • An impeccable professional standard of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org

Deadline: 3rd June 2019

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Supply Chain Manager (Pharmaceuticals) US Non-profit Careers - IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

Job Summary:  The Supply Chain Manager (Pharmaceuticals) will primarily manage the Supply Chain Management (SCM) technical advisory arm of RHITES-E Activity for all key health commodities (including pharmaceuticals and laboratory). S/He will give supervisory and technical assistance for forecasting, quantification, ordering/reporting, storage and use for HIV/AIDS, TB, RMNCH, malaria, and nutrition commodities in all RHITES-E supported districts and health facilities. He/She will supervise a team of Supply Chain Technical Officers responsible for direct technical support to the districts and health facilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Strengthen commodity (pharmaceutical and Laboratory) logistics information management and tracking at health facilities through Supervision Performance Assessment and Recognition Strategy (SPARS) implementation, and use of electronic systems such as DHIS 2 for Web-Based Ordering Systems (WAOS), Rx solutions and open MRS.
  • Support health facilities within the region to effectively implement the Differentiated Service Delivery Models (DSD) for HIV infected clients in care, by ensuring constant availability of commodities.
  • Ensure the national Logistics Management Information System (LMIS) is kept up to date at all health facilities within RHITES-E region.
  • Determine the training needs, including identification of potential Medicines Management Supervisors (MMS) and develop the modules for capacity building of health workers involved in SCM within the region.
  • Represent the project at the Ministry of Health Technical Working Group (TWG) on medicines procurement and management.
  • Support the revitalization of Medicines and Therapeutic committees (MTCs) at HC IV and hospital levels.
  • Coordinate the adherence to drug policies and regulations at supported facilities.
  • Monitor attainment of supply chain performance targets and appraise the systems from time to time.
  • Quantify and leverage supplies for HIV/AIDS, TB, RMNCAH, malaria, and nutrition commodities not supplied by NMS/JMS/MAUL from other sources.
  • Develop and maintain databases for all relevant commodities to avail real time information on lead times, reporting histories, and supervision visits at all levels.
  • Support health facilities to establish logistics management teams to conduct 5S in addition to CQI to bridge service delivery gaps.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Supply Chain Manager (Pharmaceuticals) career placement must hold a Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent, with Masters in Public Health or Business Administration, or Logistics and Supplies Chain management.
  • At least five years of related work experience
  • Excellent communication orally and written
  • Excellent computer skills especially Ms word, excel and internet
  • Very good leadership skills and a team player

  • Accountability - Holds self accountable for all work activities and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.
  • Service Excellence - Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.
  • Effective Communication (Oral and Written) - Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Planning and Organizing - Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
  • Interpersonal Relationships - Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across departments in a constructive and collaborative manner.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

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Asset Manager - Coffee Employment Opportunity - Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC)

Job Title:    Asset Manager - Coffee
Organization: Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods specializing in food, agriculture, metals, transportation, and risk management services. As an international agribusiness, our diversified activities span the value chain. We originate, produce, process, refine, transport, merchandize, customize and distribute approximately 81 million tons of commodities around the world annually. Through our international network of assets, we operate from farm to fork, aiming to get the right food to the right location at the right time.

Job Summary:  The Asset Manager – Coffee is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the LDC Uganda Dry Mill and warehouse function.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement business process initiatives aimed at optimizing Asset operations in accordance with overall business objectives.
  • Effectively monitor flow of goods and implementation of First-In First-Out (FIFO) method in the use of raw materials and milling of coffee.
  • Partner with the purchasing department with regards to incoming deliveries of raw materials and coffee supplies.
  • Design production schedules and overseeing the coffee production process
  • Ensure timely execution of the production schedule within budget.
  • Manage safety, maintenance, quality and sanitation programs for all manufacturing lines.
  • Identify, analyze and resolve issues affecting performance to ensure goals are realized
  • Ensure OHSA, environmental regulatory and corporate standards compliance.
  • Participate in the annual plant budget and strategic long-term planning.
  • Establish and maintain an effective channel of communicating performance expectations and goals in the asset.
  • Monitoring the coffee production and export processes and adjusting schedules/Management Reporting
  • Timely execution of Coffee processing instructions, reporting and intake into inventory management systems.
  • Initiate and implement special projects and give timely update to all the stakeholders.
  • Develop and lead the continuous improvement activities.
  • Ensure the plant and equipment is implemented and maintained in accordance with Engineering standards, local and statutory legislation, ISO systems and LDC SHE standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ten years of experience in food/beverage manufacturing and related technical systems
  • Proven Leadership in a production environment
  • Strong team player who is able to work across multiple functions
  • Results/metrics orientated, able to analyze and solve problems in a decisive manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competent in workplace Safety and Health.
  • Organized and detail oriented, adaptable to change
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written
  • Proficiency in IT skills including MS office as a must.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 29th May 2019

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3 Sales Team Leader Job Vacancies - SolarNow

Organization: SolarNow
Duty Station: Koboko, Bukwo and Nebbi, Uganda
Reports to: Territory Sales Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to recruitmentug@solarnow.eu with their updated CVs (no other documents). Please use the following subject: Application for Sales Team Leader – “Your Name”.


NB: SolarNow will review applications based on a first come first serve basis and might close the vacancy ahead of schedule should a suitable candidate haven been found.

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