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Head of Information Technology Job Placement - Opportunity Bank

Job Title:         Head of Information Technology
Organisation: Opportunity Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Opportunity Bank (U) Ltd is a leading provider of microfinance services in Uganda with huge expansion plans. The Bank is a member of the MyBucks SA group, a leading FINTECH provider and Opportunity International, a global microfinance institution serving over 3 Million in different countries.

Job Summary:  The Head of Information Technology is responsible for providing strategic vision and operational IT leadership for Information Technology Department and be accountable for directing, planning, organizing, and controlling all IT Functions. In addition, the role is responsible for sound technical leadership in all aspects of the Bank business, driving and overseeing the implementation of new IT systems and projects, including management of staff and projects in accordance with the Bank's policies, procedures and standards. Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this position, we expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts. The Head of IT is a member of the Executive Committee/EXCO of management and also represents the Bank on external forums as directed by EXCO.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Development and Implementation:
Formulate the Banks's IT strategy in response to business needs, recommend appropriate and cost-effective technical solutions and establish budgetary and risk implications including documentation and security of all IT systems in line with the ICT trends and IT governance standards. Specifically;
  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits
  • Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience
  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage
  • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes
  • Set objectives and strategies for the ICT and innovations Department Leadership:
  • Foster an environment encouraging further development of subordinates' skills through formal training/schooling or on the job training.
  • Mentors employees in business process, technology and associated skill sets
  • Meets with managers and staff to determine impact of proposed changes in hardware or software on computer operations and services to end users.
  • Meets with managers to discuss mentoring and management strategies, progress of work, resolve problems and ensure that standards for quality and quantity of work are met
  • Work with IT Unit leaders to establish employee development plans including formal training and contingency planning
  • Meet with peers and their key personnel relative to the successful delivery of the Bank's goals, objectives and initiatives.
  • Manages training for the subordinate departments ensuring adequate levels of proficiency are developed and maintained.
Departmental Work Plan Development, Implementation and Monitoring: Develop the annual business technology work plan and budgets and set benchmarks for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the planned projects against set targets to support and advance business goals and initiatives of the Bank.
ICT Project Management & Monitoring: Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs, design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures and plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization.
  • Ensure customer service is timely and accurate on a daily basis
  • Recruit, train and support help desk representatives and technicians
  • Establish best practices through the entire technical support process
  • Develop daily, weekly and monthly reports on help desk team’s productivity
Budgeting/Planning: Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness during and after the budget period, control budget on a regular basis and report expenditure regularly for corrective action.
IT Operations and Infrastructure Security:
  • Oversee all technology operations and evaluate them according to established goals
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management
  • Manage information technology and computer systems
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures
  • Oversee data backup and system security operations (e.g. user authorization, firewalls)
  • Manage installations, upgrades and configurations of hardware and software Role

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or relevant field or related field. Master's degree in information technology or a technology-related discipline preferred
  • Seven years of experience in any of the following areas; IT Security, Technical support, Systems Administration, Applications support, Electronic Banking/Channels Support, Programming.
  • Three years in senior management positions such as CTO, CIO, Head Technology in a vibrant technology firm, business or financial institution. Experience in the banking industry would be a distinct advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of technological trends to build strategy
  • Able to be a "big picture" thinker
  • Goal-oriented and organized leadership, team building, and management skills
  • Encouraging to team and staff; able to mentor and lead, excellent verbal and written communication skills, in-depth understanding of the industry
  • Takes ownership of IT voice and vision, creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge, able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Hands-on experience on Infrastructure, IT Operations, and/or IT Development
  • Understanding of budgets, business-planning and controlling IT budget
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with other senior management throughout the company

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their signed application letters together with their curriculum vitae to: The Human Resource Manager, Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited, Plot 1259, Old Kira road, P.O. Box 33513, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 14th January 2019

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Internal Auditor Jobs - National Medical Stores (NMS)

Job Title:   Internal Auditor
Organization: National Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Report to: Senior Internal Auditor

About US:
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will conduct audits of Accounting and I.T records, and transactions as well as for other systems, procedures and processes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carrying out audit of pretty cash accountabilities prior to replenishment
  • Verify payments up to 20 million (USD 10,000) according to NMS policies and procures.
  • Carrying out audits of stocks receipts, management, dispatch as well as fleet management reviews, audits of tax liabilities, and audit assignments as required from time to time.
  • Carry out audit of recorded transactions related to procurement bidding, tendering & evaluation processes
  • Assist in the performance of special reviews requested by Management and Board of directors.
  • Maintain knowledge of current accounting and auditing practices through continuing professional education.
  • Exercise professional judgment to determine materiality of findings and adequacy and effectiveness of the operation.
  • Perform audits in the area of Information Technology
  • With guidance from Senior Internal Auditor, determine the direction and extent of assigned audits. Prepare the program and procedures which may include statistical sampling and electronic data processing. Prepare working papers supporting opinions presented in the report to Management
  • To identify any risk(s) noted during the course of execution of your duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Medical Stores (NMS) Internal Auditor job must hold an Honours Bachelors degree in Information Technology or related Computer Science with full CPA or ACCA OR an Honours Degree in Business Administration/Commerce with a Diploma in Information Technology and at least Level II of CPA or ACCA
  • Possession of a professional audit/accounting qualification such as CIA, CIMA, ACA or an equivalent shall be an added advantage
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in Audit function with a reputable organization and demonstrated experience in IT Security Auditing/ Management.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, demonstrated reliability and integrity and able to work under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Good judgment and decision making skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters with updated CVs, copies of the academic documents/ transcripts, documents supporting your work experience, names and contact details of three professional referees addressed and delivered to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road, P.O Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.

Deadline: 18th January 2019

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General Manager Job Placement - Bumu Central Finance Company

Job Title:    General Manager
Organisation: Bumu Central Finance Company
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Bumu Central Finance Company is a growing local micro-finance Company engaged in provision of micro-credit services to the business sector in Kampala and the surrounding areas.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the General Manager job placement must have five years of related work experience
  • At least 35 years

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with CVs and photocopies of academic documents with the Job Title marked on the envelope or email.

Send to:

MDJ AND PARTNERS, Kampala Office, Suit No. 301, Nambi Irene House, Najjanankumbi, Entebbe Road, Opposite ULGA Offices, P.O. Box 271 Entebbe (U) OR at mdjandpartners@yahoo.com

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Any form of canvassing shall lead to disqualification.

Deadline: 14th January 2019 by 4:00pm

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Fresher WPE Legal Officer US Non-profit Jobs - International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:         WPE Legal Officer
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: WPE Manager

About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.

Job Summary:   The WPE Legal Officer will identify legal needs in the field; provide counseling, information and legal options. The Legal Officer will be responsible for conducting legal information sessions, legal case management and follow ups, detention facility visits, awareness creation on rights and obligations of refugees under Ugandan Laws. She/he will work with communities particularly Paralegals to ensure access to legal assistance is accessible by all.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work with Community Paralegals to support community leadership groups, especially Neighborhood Watch Committees to support advocacy at the community level along with Prevention Officers.
  • Undertake regular monitoring and visits of detention and prison facilities
  • Provide legal counseling, information and available legal options to refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Carry out legal information sessions on human rights and key Laws relating to protection of refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Conduct case management and follow up on legal cases with relevant authorities.
  • Closely work with Police to provide necessary assistance to survivors and witnesses.
  • Submit daily and weekly data, including narrative of high risk cases to inform appropriate actions.
  • Participate in legal trainings as directed by the WPE Manager
  • Support Community Paralegals to conduct legal information sessions on rights and obligation of refugee, key offences and punishments in Uganda, International human rights laws relating to refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Support the WPE Manager to analyze data, highlight trends and legal protection needs of refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Supervise community Paralegals in undertaking mediation and other aspects of alternative dispute resolutions.
  • Support WPE Manager in delivering legal trainings on national and international legal frameworks to targeted audiences.
  • Raise PRs to support procurement processes
  • Perform any other duty as requested by the WPE Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) WPE Legal Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree of Law or a Diploma in Law from a recognized university.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of prior professional experience in a similar post, preferably with an international Organization for degree holders. Diploma holders who can provide a significant experience of working with refugee communities and demonstrate an awareness of the challenges in this role may be considered.
  • Belief in human rights including gender equality.
  • Strong communication skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities.
  • Good understanding of International Human Rights and Refugee Law;
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Experience in regular report writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently. Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send updated CVs, cover letters and filled application form, download here, clearly indicating “Legal Officer SouthWest” as the subject to: UA-IRCJobs@rescue.org (The Human Resource and Administration department, International Rescue Committee)

Deadline: 22nd January 2019

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Oil & Gas Careers - Upstream Land Acquisition Manager - TOTAL

Organization: TOTAL
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and the world’s second-ranked solar energy operator with SunPower. Our 100,000 employees around the world are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible.  As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.  In Africa, besides exploration and production and renewable energies, Total is active across the whole petroleum product supply chain (service station network, general trade, lubricants, aviation fuels, bitumen, LPG) in more than 40 countries, where the Group is the sector leader with an estimated 18% market share. Around 1.8 million customers are served every day at one of TOTAL’s 4,200 service stations on the continent.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The job holder will be responsible for ensuring effective delivery of land acquisition and livelihood restoration and effective engagement with people affected by land acquisition.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing a strategy for permanent and temporary land acquisition, compensation, resettlement and livelihood restoration and ensuring implementation of related policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance of land acquisition and resettlement activities with national laws, Total standards, and relevant international standards. Engaging relevant Project departments and staff in the successful development and implementation of plans to address permanent and temporary land acquisition, compensation and resettlement issues.
  • Actively engaging with relevant national and Local Government ministries and departments in approving the Resettlement Policy Framework and action plans.
  • Managing the data needed to ensure that any Project’s induced economic and physical resettlement is compliant with international standards. Managing and leading land acquisition and resettlement activities in Uganda for the Tilenga project including the development of one or more Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) and Livelihood Restoration Plans (LRP).
  • Defining objectives and priorities for the land acquisition and resettlement contractor.
  • Tasked with reviewing the draft social baseline studies reports and RAP/LRP deliverables in the timeframe required. In collaboration with the relevant departments (Environmental, Survey, Community, etc.), keep track of land use issues and provide quarterly reports to stakeholders highlighting any changes and/or needed interventions.
  • Interacting with contractor’s management team through coordination meetings in order to help the project progress efficiently.
  • Building the Capacity and understanding within the project team of the relevant standards required for land acquisition and resettlement and the key elements that may impact the process.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the TOTAL Upstream Land Acquisition Manager job placement should preferably hold a Post graduate degree in Engineering, Project Management, or related studies.
  • A minimum of 5 to 10 years of relevant professional experience, in project management in an extractive industry or in management of complex situations or multicultural team or environment.
  • In-depth understanding of project Management techniques.
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join on of the world’s leading international oil and gas companies, TOTAL, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below.

Deadline: 14th January 2019

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