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Head of Credit Operations Unit Job Placement - ABSA Group (Barclays)


Job Title:       Head of Credit Operations Unit
Organisation: ABSA Group (Formerly Barclays Bank UK)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Operations

About US:
Absa Group Limited, formerly Barclays Africa Group Limited, and originally Amalgamated Banks of South Africa, is an African based financial services group, offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. It is the majority shareholder of 11 banks spanning Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (two entities), Uganda and Zambia, with a further two representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria. It also has an international office in London, which opened in September 2018.

Job Summary:  The Head of Credit Operations Unit  will manage Risk Assessment for all loans with integrity and making appropriate decisions in line with the Barclay’s policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Management of the Credit Assessment process – 50%
  • Monitor the assessment of credit applications handled by the Assessing team to ensure that decisions are within policy requirements by Sampling of subordinate’s portfolio.
  • Act as an escalation point for all credit applications outside the discretionary limits of the Loan assessing officers
  • Assess and sanction or decline credit applications within own discretion
  • Refer applications outside own discretion, with recommendations to the Credit risk Team.
  • Communicate with branches on matters regarding risk assessment
  • Implement and ensure adherence to current credit policies as may be communicated by the Retail Credit Risk team.
  • Ensure that credit application assessment process is in line with business Service Levels and required Turnaround Time.
  • Minimise incidence of fraud and credit losses by ensuring credit processes and procedures are adhered to by the Loans Processing Unit.
  • Manage risks within the Loans Processing unit to levels acceptable within the business through current risk management framework.
People Management  – 20%
  • Ensure appropriate up skilling of the Loan assessing team of by conducting on-the-job coaching and training
  • Drive productivity within Loan assessing team by directing and controlling workflow
  • Develop and agree individual and team performance standards and targets.
  • Review individual and team performance against agreed objectives.
  • Ensure team development by Identifying training needs of team members and recommending training plans to satisfy those needs.
  • Motivate and build own team
  • Initiate disciplinary process for team members where required in line with the Barclays Disciplinary and Grievance procedures.
  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with other functions in Barclays Uganda to facilitate the development of the business.
  • Work closely with other Operations’ managers to ensure consistent delivery of service promulgating best practice without conflicting with local policy and regulations.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure realization of benefits in terms of costs and operational efficiency without degrading service.
Controls  – 25%
  • Assign snap checks to team members and ensure close-out of identified issues.
  • Manage Risk Control Assessment (RCA) checks.
  • Ensure that all loans approved with discretionary limit meet the set product lending criteria before approval.
  • Ensure that all suspicious loan applications from the loan assessing team to the Fraud team for further investigation.
  • Monitor team error rates in relation to accuracy of information entered in the system and assessment forms and ensure that appropriate measures are put in place to address lapses.
  • Communicate any changes in Retail Lending policy to team members to ensure that they are implemented as required.
Contribution to the team  – 5%
  • Share best practice and any red flags that are a result of the underwriting process.
  • Support other members of the management team when required to ensure business continuity and achievement of business targets.
Risk, Governance and Regulatory: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards. Understand and manage risks and risk events (incidents) relevant to the role.”

Key Performance Indicators
  • TAT
  • Volumes Processed
  • Value Disbursed
  • SLAs
  • Customer experience


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the ABSA Group Head of Credit Operations Unit job should have five years of  post qualification experience in a demanding operations / service management environment
  • At least five years banking experience with at least 4 years’ experience in Credit Risk role
  • Any credit/finance/accounting/ Risk accreditation.
  • Extensive experience with an excellent track record of managing large teams in an empowered environment
  • A proven record in managing and delivering results against set targets
  • A proven record of delivering world class service in a cost effective manner
  • Successful major change management experience
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to Loan processing
  • Understanding of Flex cube and other Barclays IT systems
  • Good understanding of rigour / risk management techniques

 Competencies:
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Team leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • PC skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Risk assessment
  • Numeracy skills to analyse statistical financial information
  • Negotiation skills

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


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Director Research and Development Employment Opportunity - Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)


Job Title:       Director Research and Development (Re-advertised)
Organisation: Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)
Duty Station: Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) is a body corporate established under Cap. 137 Laws of Uganda. Its Vision is "A Recognized Centre of Globally competitive Educational Assessment and Certification” and its mission is "Conduct Valid, Reliable, Equitable and Quality Assessment of Learners' Achievement in a Professional and Innovative Manner and Award Internationally Recognized Certificates”.

Job Summary:  The Director Research and Development will Head the Directorate and overseeing the Research and Development function of the Board, Quality Assurance, Consultancy services and the National Assessment of Progress in Education (NAPE), so as to inform national educational policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Initiating, planning and designing a Research Agenda and or a strategic plan for the Directorate.
  • Coordinating and guiding research work related to examinations at Primary and Secondary Levels as well as other aspects of research in the other units of the Board.
  • Ensuring that all data related to students' performance is gathered, analysed securely stored and coordinating publication of reports on students' performance in examinations.
  • Ensuring that research findings and recommendations are disseminated to concerned stakeholders particularly the policy makers.
  • Ensuring the documents for awards are prepared and well maintained.
  • Coordinating and guiding the activities of National Assessment of Progress in Education and Continuous Assessment, aimed at informing educational policy.
  • Coordinating and guiding the activities of Quality Assurance so as to promote maximum efficiency within the Board.
  • Coordinating the equating of foreign qualifications to UNEB qualifications.
  • Overseeing the preparation and monitoring of annual work plans and budgets for the Directorate in line with Board strategic objectives;
  • Developing models of best practice with regard to the efficiency and effectiveness of the research, consultancy and quality assurance functions of the Board;
  • Promoting work and professional ethics by nurturing the highest standards of employee behavior (professional and work ethics) to promote a good public image of the Board.
  • Coordinating performance appraisal of the staff in the Directorate and recommending appropriate action.
  • Producing quarterly and annual performance reports of the Directorate as part of the Board's annual report.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Research agenda/programme in place
  • Research work related to examinations and students' performance efficiently and effectively coordinated and conducted.
  • Research reports produced and disseminated.
  • Data related to students' performance gathered, analyzed and disseminated.
  • Documents for awards prepared and securely stored.
  • National Assessment of Progress in Education effectively coordinated, conducted and findings disseminated.
  • Equating process is clear and fast.
  • Quality Assurance framework in place and functional.
  • Consultancy services actively undertaken.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) Director Research and Development job placement must hold an Hons Bachelor's degree in Education or Arts / Sciences with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Hons degree in either Statistics or Economics or a related field.
  • Masters' degree in Education/Statistics/Economics with special training in Measurement and Evaluation/Research Methodology/ Statistical Analysis or Curriculum Development.
  • At least fifteen (15) years' experience in Research, educational planning or curriculum development five of which should have been at the level of head/leader of a research function/ programme/project in a reputable educational institution or organisation.
  • Evidence of research publications in a reputable journal or by a reputable organization.

Skills/Competencies
  • Research methodology
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good interpersonal relations and communication skills
  • Management ability to handle senior research staff.
  • Computer literate with knowledge in Word processing, Spreadsheets and database software packages.
  • Team player; high level of moral character and proven integrity.
  • Personal Attributes: Accountability, Confidentiality, Teamwork, Innovativeness and Professionalism.
  • Age limit: Above 45 years old

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications with detailed CV copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contacts and addresses of three referees in hard copies, delivered to the address below OR submit in soft form to:
careers@uneb.ac.ug

Executive Secretary,
Uganda National Examinations Board,
Plot35 Martyrs Way – Ntinda,
P. O. Box 7066 – Kampala. Uganda 

Deadline: Friday, 4th October 2019 by 5:00pm

NB: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

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2 Education Consortium Coordinator Job Vacancies - Save the Children International


Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. 

Job Summary:    Save the Children International are currently recruiting two field-based Programme Coordinators to oversee the field level coordination of partners, ensure the programme is on track and meets targets, and manage the relationships with district level stakeholders. Save the Children leads the Uganda NGO Education Consortium, an innovative model for programming education in emergencies. The objective of the Education Consortium is to coordinate and harmonise NGO support to the Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities. The Education Consortium manages and coordinates two large education in emergencies grants: i) Education Cannot Wait - $10.5 million per year over 3 years; ii) ECHO INCLUDE - 12 million Euros over 3 years. He/she will be responsible for day to day oversight and successful implementation of programmes implemented through the NGO Education Consortium.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate for the Save the Children International Education Consortium Coordinator job placement should hold a Post-graduate degree in education planning and management or a related field with additional training project planning and management techniques
  • Knowledge of current global and regional debates on quality education policies and models
  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical education projects in complex environments and with International NGOs
  • Prior experience working in consortium structures and projects, or in consortium / programme management units
  • Demonstrable experience of project management, including budget management, M&E and reporting
  • Proven experience and skills in research and advocacy and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate donors and writing up high quality donor reports
  • Experience of working with local/national governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff
  • Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.


Deadline: 30th September 2019

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Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist Careers - Deloitte


Organization: Deloitte
Duty Station: 3rd Floor Rwenzori House, 1 Lumumba Avenue, Kampala, Uganda

About Deloitte:
Deloitte is a leading provider of world-class professional services dedicated to providing value added solutions to our clients. We take pride in our reputation for providing a globally consistent quality service, an integrated approach and world-class expertise. Deloitte is renowned for its innovative and collaborative culture, where talented people work closely with like-minded individuals to achieve collective success.

Job Summary:   The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will ensure that all assignments are carried out to the highest standards in order to provide outstanding value to clients and the Firm.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement a results-based M&E framework and methodology for the specific program;
  • Create effective M&E information systems to support monitoring activities. Periodically review and revise the system so that it is adapted appropriately to changing operating contexts;
  • Determine indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting;
  • Ensure that the M&E tool is adaptable to use to improve activity performance and that relevant and timely M&E information is provided in user-friendly formats to key stakeholders;
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to measure the performance, impact, and sustainability of relevant project; and,
  • Monitor compliance with M&E activities and act as a focal point to organize and manage monitoring reviews, evaluations and/or After Action Reviews (AARs).

Key Performance Areas
  • Strategic Impact
  • Budgets / Profitability
  • Core Technical/Professional
  • Tax laws and rules.
  • Delivery excellence.
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Technology tools and solutions


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Deloitte Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist career placement must hold a Graduate degree in economics, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, or other relevant field preferred;
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Additional professional credentials preferred (such as, illustratively, a Ph.D. in a required field, CPA, ACCA, CIMA, CA, industrial or other professional certifications that denote specific technical, business, or industry qualifications relevant to the required area of work);
  • At least ten (10) years of professional experience in the development of M&E systems and/or performance-based management;
  • Previous work experience in Uganda or East Africa is preferred;
  • Substantial international development experience, including substantial experience working on donor-development partner-funded activities(Previous experience on a USAID Funded Project preferred);
  • Direct experience with leading M&E efforts particularly the requirements pertaining to Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plans (AMELPs) and activity indicators;
  • Experience providing technical leadership or support to the development of qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments; field-based, hands-on, and long-term M&E implementation experience is preferred;
  • Strong capability to carry out economic and statistical analysis;
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and managing project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plans;
  • Experience in working with team members on collecting information and analyzing and identifying lessons learned with others to serve as a feedback tool to incorporate back into activity implementation;
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication skills, with a strong emphasis on verbal and written communication; and,
  • Strong analytical thinking, attention to detail, organizational skills, timeliness, and work ethic.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to apply online through Deloitte East Africa Careers portal at the link below.


Deadline: 26th September 2019.

NB: We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process.

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Gin Manager Employment Opportunity - Western Uganda Cotton Company Ltd (WUCC)


Job Title:         Gin Manager  
Organization: Western Uganda Cotton Company Ltd (WUCC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Conservation Programme Manager

About US:
Western Uganda Cotton Company Ltd (WUCC) is a renowned Cotton company operating in Kasese District (Western Uganda) but expanded its operations to the East and North through its sister company, North Bukedi Cotton Company Ltd (NBCC). NBCC and WUCC were both registered in Uganda in 1995 and 2005, respectively.

Job Summary:  The Gin Manager to oversee the operations at the two Gins located in Kasese (WUCC) and Mbale (NBCC), respectively. The successful candidate will be required to commute between the two facilities on a regular basis.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a tertiary education qualification
  • At least ten years of experience in this particular role, together with a sound knowledge of the Ugandan Cotton Sector.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong managerial skills with proven track records
  • Capable of establishing strong team dynamics within the operational environment
  • Ability to adapt to flexible work hours

Package: Salary will be commensurate to candidate's experience.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their CVs along with personal contact details to info@wucc.ltd

Deadline: Friday, 20th September 2019.

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