Several No Experience Customer Service Jobs - Universal Bankers - Absa Group (formerly Barclays Bank UK)

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2 Fresher Finance Assistant NGO Jobs - Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Job Title:         Finance Assistant (2 Fresher Jobs)
Organisation: Straight Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Kampala and Moroto Uganda

About US:
Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a Ugandan health communications National Non Governmental Organisation that was founded in 1993 and operates nationally in Uganda. Its activities and interventions aim at improving the sexual reproductive health and wellbeing of young people for adoption of healthy behaviors in Uganda through advocacy, evidence driven communication and youth friendly service delivery. For the past 25 years it has been the leading provider of various social and behavior change communication programs to various stakeholders in Uganda. Its programs and interventions target young people as its primary audience, while significant adults in the lives of young people such as parents and teachers are targeted as a secondary audience.

Job Summary: The Finance Assistant is mainly responsible for efficient and careful handling of cash payments, undertaking approved payments by Mobile Money, cash and cheques and maintaining the cash book up to date and reconciled. In addition the position will take initiatives to ensure that Straight Talk Foundation funds are used in the best possible way.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Straight Talk Foundation (STF) Finance Assistant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting & Finance or Business Administration from a recognised university
  • Two years of relevant working experience, preferably with an NGO with good accounting and finance management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting packages and understanding of basic accounting concepts.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours as and when the need arises.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send a copy of their updated CVs with cover letters (attached as one document) indicating three referees, to;

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
Straight Talk Foundation Plot 4, Acacia Avenue, Kololo,
P.O Box 22366 Kampala. Uganda

Email to: clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line.

Deadline: Friday 19th July, 2019 by 05:00pm Ugandan Time.

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3 Project Officer Non-profit Job Vacancies - Baylor-Uganda

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: M&E Manager 

About US:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America.

Job Summary:  The Project Officer will be responsible for monitoring and implementing project activities specific to his or her cluster in conjunction with the DHT and other members of the district local government in line with national program objectives

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Review and operationalise project activity work plans in conjunction with the DHT and other district departments.
  • Monitor implementation of periodic operational work plans and budgets; bench mark performance of baylor-uganda with other IP  and make recommendations;
  • Advocate and monitor the implementation of quality improvement projects; monitor the integration and   implementation of   qi into mentorships for adolescent HIV services by district based IPS and continuously give feedback;
  • Develop and implement strategies geared towards strengthening advocacy and community mobilization for services;
  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships and networks; 
  • Advocate for comprehensive, relevant and harmonized interventions

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Baylor-Uganda Project Officer job must hold an MBChB or any medical related degree. Master of Public Health or its equivalent will be of added advantage.
  • Two years of relevant working experience preferably in health development with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives

How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified academic documents. All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.

NB: You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Deadline: 14th July 2019

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UN Driver Jobs - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:              Driver
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Grade: SC2
Reports to: Administration Officer

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary: The incumbent will drive light vehicles, vans, motorcycles or any other type of land transport. They may also be assigned to operate speed boats or other types of watercrafts. The job may involve basic administrative assistance in the office or stores. The Driver will provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel and/or commodities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide transportation of authorized personnel including translation of basic conversations from/to the local language, and/or delivery of various items/commodities following authorized routing and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport or other entry points and provide basic assistance with visa and customs formalities to facilitate smooth and safe entry and arrival to the authorised destinations.
  • Responsible for accurate maintenance of the vehicle log books, and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
  • Responsible that the assigned vehicle is kept clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance is done on time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorisations and supplies, and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Follow established rules and regulations for field deliveries and/or in cases of an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor on any apparent problems, to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
  • Outside driving duties, perform basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required including delivery/collection of various items, mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative support to clients.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Driver job placement should have completed secondary school education.
  • Formal driver’s training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge of any/or all of the local languages in the region is an added advantage
  • At least two years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record.
  • Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorised vehicles.
  • Experience in defensive driving is desirable.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads/waterways and conditions, and security issues.
  • Knowledge of the vehicle loading capacity and other parameters.
  • Knowledge of driving/boat operating rules and regulations whichever applicable.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers, buoyant wearable safety devices, etc.).
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
  • Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone and other applications.
  • Ability to assess vehicles for mechanical fitness and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy and tact.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 21st July 2019

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Food Assistance Field Coordinator NGO Jobs - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Food Assistance Officer
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Food Assistance Field Coordinator will mobilize community for distribution, set up distribution according to World Vision and donor (WFP/USAID) standard distribution procedures and provide end user monitoring and accurate documentation on all commodity distributions. This position is in charge of all aspects food assistance operations /programming at a sub-county/zonal level, engaging community leaders, local authority, donor & partner makes key decisions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Community Mobilization and Registration:
  • Prepare sensitization plan and share with relevant departments and stakeholders.
  • Ensure mobilization of beneficiaries is conducted in conjunction with relevant stakeholders (OPM, UNHCR, WFP, local leaders).
  • Ensure there is adequate information to all stakeholders when a decision to demobilization a distribution is taken.
  • Coordinate with FAO and stakeholders on key sensitization messages during mobilization.
Commodity management
  • Conduct distribution in compliance with WV and Donor (WFP/USAID) guidelines and standards
  • Develop distribution plan and distribution schedule in consultation with FAO.
  • Coordinate with FAO on warehouse & transport partners to ensure there is adequate stock for distribution on daily basis.
  • Inform the Food Assistance Officer to initiate commodity requests (quantities and types) on need basis.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation at Final Distribution Points is completed accurately on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all commodities received at FDP are in good condition, right quantity and stacked properly.
  • Ensure random weighing is conducted as per standard.
  • Prepare random weighing summary report and submit to FAO on a daily basis to enable request of top-up commodities where need be.
Commodity Distribution
  • Supervise food distribution in a manner that will ensure all targeted beneficiaries receive all the planned commodities and in their rightful rations.
  • Initiate and lead caucus meeting with FMCs and local leaders to agree on roles and responsibilities during distribution.
  • Allocate roles and duties to all staff, volunteers and community structures casual staff.
  • Ensure sensitization to beneficiaries is conducted in a timely manner in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Initiate and lead briefing session with all staff, volunteers & community structure casual staff on a daily basis to review the food distribution operations.
  • Conduct pre-address to inform beneficiaries of key information.
Commodity Accounting
  • Review of all distribution reports (waybills, Truck Inspection, Distribution Center Visit Report, Daily Distribution Report, Certificate of food Receipt) on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all losses and damages are well documented and accounted for.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation for distribution are available at the FDP.
  • Lead the reconciliation process (manual vs GDT system) to ensure both figures tally at the end of the distribution on a daily basis
Supervisory role
  • Overall supervision of all staff at FDP (Private Security, WV staff, volunteers, community structure)
  • Ensure attendance registers for volunteers, security and community structures are completed on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all Gender and Protection issues that arise during distribution are addressed and escalated as per protection guidelines.
  • Liaise with other partners (Protection, WASH, and Security) to ensure issues pertaining these sectors are adequately addressed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all payment requests are prepared on time and submitted to the FAO for approval in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate with technical teams (Gender & Protection, A, M & E, Finance) to conduct relevant training for community structures in the respective zones.
  • Conduct capacity building session – planned/ad-hoc for staff, volunteers and community structure.
FDP Management:
  • Maintain an inventory of all equipment at the FDP on a monthly basis.
  • In charge of FDP maintenance with the approval of the Food Assistance Officer.
  • In charge of coordination at field level for decision making at the FDP.
  • Ensure there is order at the FDP through implementation of adequate crowd control measures.
  • Ensure health and safety issues are addressed at the FDP

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Food Assistance Field Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Development Studies.
  • Knowledge of operation of LMMS and other similar software system.
  • Past experience preferable with a busy NGO or UN agency, in food commodities handling tracking and accounting.
  • Prior experience with WV CTS system and or UN WFP Compass system/GDT is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of major donor (WFP/USAID) regulations pertaining to relief food commodities tracking accounting and reporting.
  • This position requires a person who is self-starter, who can accomplish the task with minimal or no supervision.
  • He/she should be able to manage a team of staff as well as cooperate with other units.
  • He/she must be keen on details and well organized.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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Fresher Urban Small Business Development Officer INGO Jobs - Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Organization: Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Livelihood and Business Training Team Leader

About US:
Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) is an INGO promoting adult education and community development among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to UNHCR and OPM.
Job Summary:  The Urban Small Business Development Officer will mainly develop and hands on implement among urban refugees, mostly in Kampala, the Business Skill training activities including guidance to their small urban enterprises, business planning and budgeting. The incumbent will ensure regular visits to monitor activities and conduct timely reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical advice and skill development (40%)
·         Identify technical capacity and challenges for beneficiaries, skills and knowledge they have in small entrepreneurship, business skills, income generation and livelihood activities in urban context, including saving and loans.
·         Identify and train volunteer Business Facilitators at community level to teach and mentor business learners, and monitor the teaching.
·         Provide advisory and mentoring support to existing / established enterprises of the business skill learners on business planning, budgeting and record keeping.
·         Train beneficiaries on governance and leadership, rapid appraisal of income generating activities and other capacity building trainings in order to enhance knowledge and skills to manage themselves independently.
Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting (30%)
·         Conduct regular follow up visits to Business Skill learning groups, and learners’ enterprises, to see if they are applying the practises, and provide technical advice and mentoring.
·         Track progress of the Business learning groups, and learners’ enterprises, and keep records.
·         Facilitate data collection, and manage the information flow to the Team Leader and Program Manager.
·         Support the preparation of business skill learners’ enterprises own monitoring plans.
·         Consolidate and compile monthly, quarterly and annual reports, inclusive of success stories and lessons learnt.
Facilitate planning and organising of Business Training Course and development of learners’ entrepreneurship skills (20%)
·         Conduct awareness on Small Business Skill Training course and entrepreneurship skill development among refugees and Ugandans in Kampala.
·         Develop work plans to ensure effective implementation of Business Skill Training.
·         Facilitate establishment of Business Skill learning groups.
·         Keep up-to-date with development issues and trends with regard to income generation and small businesses in urban context in Uganda.
Other (10 %)
·         Facilitate and link Business skill learners and entrepreneurs to trainings on life skills such as basic literacy and numeracy, VSLA, household financial affairs, risk management and planning.
·         Facilitate and link Business Skill learners’ enterprises to economic development activities provided by other actors.
·         Make sure there is balanced gender representation amongst beneficiaries, and women, youth and disabled are included.
·         Liaise with the Livelihood and Business Training Team Leader for all decisions related to Business Skill learning groups, entrepreneurship activities, VSLAs and livelihoods, and carry out other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) Urban Small Business Development Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, Business management, Economics, Urban Development or similar with strong experience on small scale urban business.
·         Experience in VSLA methodology, livelihoods, microfinance and IGA methodology.
·         Knowledge and hands-on-experience on running small urban enterprise is a must.
·         Experienced facilitator and trainer, with training material development skills.
·         Three years of professional work experience in small urban business and enterprise promotion.
·         Working experience in resilience initiatives is highly preferred. 
·         Ability to work with minimal supervision and achieve results.
·         Experience working with non-governmental organisations, local communities, authorities.
·         Ability to use standard computing packages.
·         Knowledge of some of the languages spoken by major refugee groups in Kampala; Somali, Kiswahili, Kinyarwanda.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their Email applications to  

Please include in your application letter:
  • Gross salary request,
  • Maximum 4-page long CV
  • Contact details (email and telephone) of 3 professional reference persons.

Deadline: 24th July 2019

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