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Legal Counsel - Advisory Employment Opportunity - National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Job Title:      Legal Counsel - Advisory
Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Legal Advisory Services Manager

About US:
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to its members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through efficient management of members' contributions. The NSSF asset base is currently over Ugx. 9.8  trillion, making the Fund one of the largest players in Uganda’s economy.

Job Summary:  The Legal Counsel - Advisory is responsible for the provision of legal advisory services to the Fund and for providing assistance to the Legal Advisory Services Manager in monitoring performance of the legal department.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Research and preparation of comprehensive legal briefs to the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Assist the Legal Advisory Services Manager prepare Board papers for the Corporation Secretary
  • Attend various management committee meetings as the legal advisor as assigned by the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Render Support to the Business Units in member sensitization.
  • Follow up changes in Pensions Sector Laws and all other laws affecting the Fund.
  • Review the General and Special Conditions of Contract contained in the standard bidding documents.
  • Conduct legal due diligence and issue reports to management.
  • Draft contracts and all agreements on behalf of NSSF, catering for the User department’s interests, safeguarding the Fund’s interests and ensuring that all contracts drafted comply with the contracts checklist.
  • Participate in contract negotiations and drafting on behalf of the Fund as delegated by the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Engage with prospective contractors and contract managers to ensure that all issues pertaining to the performance and management of contracts are streamlined before execution.
  • Prepare instruments for registration of the Fund’s assets with the appropriate authorities.
  • Monitor running leases, property rates and ground rents and complete the process of renewal for leases held by the Fund.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Security Social Fund (NSSF) Legal Counsel - Advisory job placement must hold an honours Bachelors degree in Law and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • Must be enrolled as an advocate entitled to practice law in Uganda.
  • Should also have a valid practicing certificate.
  • A minimum of three years’ post enrolment experience in Legal Practice in an organization of similar size, or busy law firm.

  • IT skills (MSWord, Excel);
  • People management skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent report writing; 
  • Analytical skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Tact and diplomacy;
  • Influencing skills;
  • Interviewing skills;
  • Presentation skills. 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae giving three references, copies of academic and professional certificates, postal address and daytime telephone contact to: recruitment@nssfug.org For the attention of; The Head of Human Resources & Administration National Social Security Fund

Deadline: 15th February 2019 by 5:00pm

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Program Officer Livelihoods NGO Job Careers - Save the Children International

Job Title:          Program Officer Livelihoods
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: 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:  The Program Officer-Livelihoods will play a central role in strengthening young farmers groups' knowledge, skills and practices in agribusiness in 6 underserved sub-counties in Amuru, Nwoya and Gulu districts. S/he will be responsible for linking youth to actors in agricultural value chains: inputs, production, processing, marketing and transportation of agricultural products. S/he will liaise with District Production Offices and Local Partners to offer both agronomic extension services and market opportunities for young farmers. S/he will also be involved to support formation and development of Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) for youth groups and promote linkages with microcredit institutions for more comprehensive Business Development Services (BDS), including support to access business and agro value chain loan services. S/he will build capacity of resource persons -Community Based Trainers (CBTs) to train and offer technical assistance to the VSLA groups on VSLA methodology, savings and loan management and coaching and mentoring. S/he will support youth led market assessment to identify opportunities, develop business plans and support the implementation of the youth business plans.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Program Officer Livelihoods job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or a relevant discipline. Graduate or post-graduate training in project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage
  • At least three years of relevant working experience with at least 1 year at middle management level in an NGO.
  • Previous experience working with agricultural and livelihoods programs especially in Value Chain Development and Rural Financial Methodologies including VSL Associations and strong documentation, advocacy, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Health, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery AND Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must & ability to speak local language (Luo) and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

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

Deadline: 13th February 2019

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Finance Director Non-profit Careers - ActionAid

Job Title:        Finance Director
Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda's mission is to achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.

Job Summary:  The Finance Director will provide strategic leadership in financial management in line with AAU and AAI strategies, policies, procedures, statutory laws and international financial standards. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Development of plans and budgets
  • Lead in the development of plans and budgets in line with AAI/AAU policies
  • Review AAU Finance Strategy, identify the annual strategic financial implications for AAU
  • Lead the process of financial forecasting for the country strategy and initiate the development of an appropriate financial strategy.
  • Prepare a forecast of sponsorship income, project funding and local funding.
  • Review consolidate and present for approval detailed income and expenditure budgets and summary budget tables.
  • Review and update Resource Allocation Framework for effective allocation of financial resources.
  • Develop planning and budgeting guidelines
Development and enforcement of internal controls
  • Develop and implement an internal control system to maintain the financial integrity and compliance with AAU policies, procedures and national laws
  • Develop internal control policies and procedures and monitor compliance.
  • Review and disseminate changes /updates in Finance Manual 
  • Review period end processes and procedures
  • Ascertain the effectiveness of internal controls, review as necessary and ensure compliance in all finance and accounting work
Expenditure Approvals
  • Review and approve expenditures and other financial related transactions in line with the financial policies and procedures.
  • Approve expenditures and authorize payments by cheque, web-banking and other approved systems,
  • Check and approve bank and ledger reconciliations.
  • Review and approve cash flow requests and remittances
Financial Reporting
  • Develop and implement financial reporting systems in line with financial frameworks, policies and procedures
  • Develop frameworks for financial management reporting and communicate to the teams
  • Review and submit financial management report regarding the activities of AAU to the CD
  • Ensure donor reporting as per guidelines
  • Review reporting systems for effectiveness in supporting AAU Programmes and recommend implementation
Provision of technical advice and support
  • Provide technical advice and support on the Programme financial matters to the CD and other points staff as required
  • Participate in the CMT and make presentations to the Board advice on optimal resource utilization and strategic decision making
  • Implement and report key actions agreed on
  • Implement the financial policy and procedural manual
  • Provide guidance on the exchange rate movements, inflation trends and other macro-economic factors
  • Offer technical advice on cost control and overheads
Grants and contract management
  • Provide support and guidance to grants and contracts management to ensure adherence to AAI requirements
  • Review donor reports for compliance
  • Review donor agreements
  • Review and approve donor management tracking tool for compliance with expectations
  • Attend to donor queries, concerns and requirements
  • Review and approve contracts from the finance management perspective
Internal and External Audits
  • Coordinate the internal and external audit engagements in line with the AAU policies and International financial reporting standards
  • Ensure preparation and submission of financial statement to Auditors
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of audit recommendations
  • Review and discuss the agreement terms for External Auditors
Integrity of the accounting system
  • Ensure the integrity of accounting systems and data security
  • Ensure timely renewal of licenses, access and authorization of computerized accounting systems including SUN /VISION/ TMI
  • Ensure periodic data backups for financial statements
  • Review system versatility (as well as system improvement proposals) and identify system weaknesses and flaws and recommend changes to the relevant development project teams
Strategic Decision Making
  • Contribute to strategic decision making to support the Board
  • Contribute to the CMT agenda
  • Contribute to the Board’s decision making through CMT by providing financial perspectives
  • Implement and follow-up on CMT key actions with the Finance Directorate
  • Represent management in the Finance committee of the Board
Employee relations and staff management
  • Supervise, mentor and motivate staff within the department while setting clear performance targets for staff in department
  • Lead the development and implementation of work plans and budgets for Finance function and activities to achieve set goals
  • Set staff performance targets and conduct appraisals as required in accordance with the HR manual
  • Ensure that the Finance function are adequately resourced, and their performance managed to adequately support the strategy
  • Organize and plan for staff development and training
  • Prepare, agree and communicate leave plan and ensure adequate cover and staff in the event of absence of staff on leave.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the ActionAid Finance Director job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, or Business Administration (Accounting) or any other relevant qualification
  • Must be a member to a professional Accounting body (ACCA, CPA, ACA, CIMA etc.)
  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Finance and Accounting is an added advantage
  • A minimum of eight to ten years of sound technical knowledge and work experience in a reputable organisation
  • Experience of no less than 5 years with a reputable NGO/INGO in a Senior Management Position
  • Experience of working in non-governmental Organizations is an advantage
  • Practical experience in using computerized financial accounting packages

  • Financial management skills
  • Budgeting and budgetary control skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Communication and networking
  • Donor/contract management skills
  • Transformative feminist Leadership skills
  • Computer proficiency, knowledge of accounting packages
  • Ability to establish critical working relationships
  • Ability to promote and safeguard AAU policies
  • Ability to conduct power analysis

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be hand delivered or sent by email to Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org addressed to: The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676 Kampala. Uganda.

NB:  All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in the subject line.

Deadline:  22nd February 2019

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Partnerships Development Officer Job Placement - Luigi Giussani Institute of Higher Education (LGIHE)

Job Title:             Partnerships Development Officer
Organisation: Luigi Giussani Institute of Higher Education (LGIHE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX. 1,695,384 - UGX 2,618,461

About US:
Luigi Giussani Institute of Higher Education (LGIHE) is a local Organization accredited and recognised by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

Job Summary:  The Partnerships Development Officer will primarily build networks and promotes the relationship between vocational institutes and the private sector.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education / Development Studies
  • At least five years of working experience in the vocational education sector.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and team-work skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in Ms Office, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

How to Apply:
Send your application (specifying the position you are applying for) accompanied by an updated CV and copies of your relevant documents to: Human Resource Manager, LGIHE (Opposite Total Petrol Station) Sentamu Jagenda Rd, Luzira, Kampala, Tel: 0414222517 or via email (not more than 2MB attachments): hr@lgihe.org

Deadline: 22nd February 2019

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Several No Experience Diploma Jobs - Fakes Desk Marshals - Anti-Counterfeit Network (ACN)

Organisation: Anti-Counterfeit Network (ACN)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Anti-Counterfeit Network (ACN) is a Civil Society Organization committed to bridging the intervention gaps between the multiple stakeholders that affect and/or are being affected by counterfeits, fake products and other forms of illicit trade. One of the major factors which is driving the prevalence of counterfeits on the market is the difficulty for consumers and sometimes traders and Regulators to differentiate between genuine, expired, or fake products and services.

Job Summary:  The Fakes Desk - manned by Fakes Desk Marshals - provides a redemptive platform where consumers or traders can easily report identified fakes and seek redress. Furthermore, the Fakes Desk is intended to promote a culture of vigilance against counterfeits by all stakeholders. In preparation for the March 2019 launch of the Fakes Desk, ACN is in the process of recruiting Fakes Desk Marshals starting with Kampala before spreading out countrywide as resources become available. We are looking for intelligent, honest and physically fit young men and women to manage and coordinate the Fakes Desk activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Business Administration or its equivalent.
  • Must have strong customer service and conversation skills with ability to make friends easily.
  • Must be a quick learner and passionate about work
  • Ability to hold a conversation in Luganda and English.

How to Apply:
  • Write and attach a one-page Application letter addressed to the Manager Operations for the Fakes Desk Marshal vacancy.
  • Attach your CV or profile along with a photocopy of your National Identity Card or Passport and copies of academic documents
  • Attach a full body photograph of yourself together with your academic qualifications •Attach a recommendation letter from a community leader who can ascertain that you are an intelligent, honest and friendly person of admirable character.

Please send your application package to jobs@acnafrica.org. Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Anti-Counterfeit Network Ltd, Plot 50 Windsor Crescent, Kololo, P.O. Box 6074 Kampala, Uganda,
Office Tel: +256 393 216402

Deadline: 13th February 2019

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