Fresher Admin Certificate World Bank Jobs - Receptionist

Job Title:     Receptionist   (Fresher Certificate Jobs) Organization:  World Bank Group (WBG) Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda Repo...

Program Manager, Economic Governance Employment Opportunity - Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA)

Organisation: The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Director

About US:
The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa OSIEA's particular focus will be on pastoralism, land tenure governance, food systems and market access, governance and anti-corruption climate change and a fair investment framework. The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa promotes vibrant, tolerant democracies in the region by awarding grants, developing programs, and bringing together diverse civil society leaders and groups. The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) is implementing the health and rights program which advances health rights in the region and current areas of focus include maternal health, harm reduction, palliative care, access to medicines, and health rights of marginalized populations.

Job Summary:  The Program Manager, Economic Governance will be responsible for the execution and advancement of the economic governance program and will directly manage a specific portfolio of work within the program. He/she will provide leadership in grant making in this program as well as build relationships with strategic partners and ensure adherence to policies and procedures. The job holder will oversee the development and implementation of the program’s strategies and work plans as well as the budget. He/she will be responsible for overseeing and managing staff within the program and will ensure integration and synergies within and across OSIEA’s other themes and program areas.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide a bold vision for innovative work that will add value by identifying grant-making, operational, and advocacy strategies to promote economic governance in Eastern Africa in alignment with the OSIEA strategic plan.
  • Coordinate and serve as the key focal point on economic governance programing within OSIEA.
  • Conduct relevant legal and policy analysis for internal and external audiences.
  • Write, edit or commission reports and advocacy documents on the key economic governance issues.
  • Engage with civil society actors, attend meetings, solicit and evaluate grant proposals, follow-up with grantees and potential grantees. Conduct site visits as necessary.
  • Coordinate meetings, conferences, partnerships.
  • Conduct advocacy in collaboration with grantees and constituents targeting governments, donor agencies, service providers, and the general public.
  • Scan the external environment to ensure programme relevance.
  • Represent OSIEA at key functions and meetings related to the economic governance program.
  • Develop partnerships with the rest of the program staff in the identification and evaluation of emerging and key development trends and priorities in a particular region.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an advanced degree.
  • Ten years work experience, with an understanding of the principles and practices involved in the effective management of a complex institution.
  • At least five years of program management experience.
  • Substantive knowledge of key economic governance issues in the Eastern Africa region.
  • Experience in grant making.
  • Demonstrable belief and commitment to human rights and economic justice for all persons.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to provide specialized advice and professional guidance to external contacts.
  • Capacity for increased initiative, independent action and program level responsibility.
  • Extraordinary initiative, creativity and capacity to think strategically.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse array of people.
  • Ability to manage several simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail.
  • Integrity, teamwork, diplomacy and professionalism will be essential.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated resumes and cover letters to

Deadline: 16th August 2019

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Fresher Accounts Assistant NGO Job Careers - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:              Accounts Assistant
Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant is responsible for timely and accurate processing of transactions; accounts payable & receivable management; classifying, recording and reconciling transactions in Microsoft Dynamics Navision.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Financial processes
  • Assists the Accountant to ensure that payments are processed on time (Bank, mobile money and cash transactions).
  • Completes weekly journals for posting.
  • Assists to drawing funds from the bank and receipting of funds when assigned cashier responsibility
  • Files statutory returns on time.
  • Verifies the accuracy and authenticity of accountabilities.
  • Identifies appropriate general ledger codes for expensing accountabilities in MSD Nav.
  • Verifies and correctly apportions approved shared costs to different projects/cost centers.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly bank and/or mobile money reconciliations.
  • Supports reconciliation of accounts payable & receivable and follows up on due balances.
  • Supports preparation of timely & accurate project reports and invoices.
  • Actively provides support during institutional and project year ends or closures.
  • Performs periodic asset verifications, cash counts and stock counts at IDI and/or field offices
Financial systems and security
  • Identifies internal controls that require improvement and suggests appropriate policy and procedure modifications for improved internal control
  • Ensures all financial systems provide adequate audit trail and documentation.
  • Ensures all documents are archived and maintained in a safe and secure manner for the time periods specified by IDI's policies
  • Provides capacity development to stakeholders on financial process as needed
  • Identifies potential areas of systems improvements through automation of processes
  • Assists in the availing support documents as requested by auditors
  • Prepares analyses of accounts for audits.
  • Ensures all paperwork is properly archived at the end of each audit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Accounts Assistant job should hold a Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
  • Ongoing qualification in Accounting professional course is a plus.
  • Practical knowledge in any Accounting package preferably MS Dynamics Navision
  • is an added advantage
  • At least two years of work experience with a reputable & high activity organization
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel Spreadsheets and Word processing
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good problem solving and innovation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines

How to Apply:
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the environment).

Address to:

The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus; College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

Key Notes:
  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 23rd August 2019  

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Data Manager UK NGO Jobs - Mildmay

Job Title:          Data Manager
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Mildmay UK is an international HIV charity delivering quality care and treatment, prevention work, rehabilitation, training, education and health strengthening in the UK and East Africa. Mildmay Uganda is a faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) offering Comprehensive HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research & General Medical Services; also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Data Manager is responsible for ensuring existence and functionality of a robust data management system for Mildmay Uganda’s programmes in alignment to the respective National and international standards. S/he will also be responsible for attainment of timely and quality data to inform accountability, research and decision making across Mildmay Uganda programmes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mildmay Data Manager job opportunity must hold a Master’s Degree in Statistics, Public Health, Demography, Quantitative Economics.
  • Six years’ experience in Data Management of which three years are at Management level.
  • S/he should also have demonstrable knowledge and experience in the following areas; use of data analysis packages like SPSS, STATA, Epi-Info, use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), managing research data, use of Relational Data Management systems,
  • Extensive knowledge of National Health Management information System (HMIS) framework, knowledge of PEPFAR health information needs as relating to PEPFAR indicators and knowledge in quality assurance practices.

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

Deadline: 16th August 2019

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Fresher Front Office Assistant NGO Jobs - Medical Teams International (MTI)

Job Title:            Front Office Assistant
Organization: Medical Teams International (MTI)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: HR Officer

About US:
Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling "Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world". MTI-UG has operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.

Job Summary:  The Front Office Assistant will be responsible for overseeing front office including assisting visitors, managing phones and handling mail. Assists HR Department and other departments upon request and directly manages Office Cleaner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Welcome visitors and direct to appropriate offices
  • Operate telephone switchboard
  • Support HR Department on a regular basis regarding recruitment tasks, appointments, management of HR documents and other clerical duties
  • Support spot checks of HR Office on staff attendance and adherence to MTI regulations on health facility level
  • Assist all departments with admin related tasks upon request including copying, filing, arranging meetings, taking minutes, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring breakfast preparation and cleanliness of facilities and premises
  • Handle and prioritize all correspondence
  • Oversee toner and paper requirements for printer and arrange maintenance as needed
  • Manage office stationary supply and place orders on time to avoid running out of stock
  • Support departments in organising internal and external events including invitations, venue set up, catering, accommodation etc.
  • Update contacts and directories as needed
  • Ensure cleanliness of facility by supervising Office Cleaner and ensure maintenance needs are raised to Operations Department
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Medical Teams International (MTI) Front Office Assistant job must hold a Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Office Management or equivalent is required
  • At least two years of front office work experience
  • Experience working with INGOs is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of reception activities and secretarial procedures 
  • Skilled in administrative tasks and highly organized
  • Skilled in liaising with vendors
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with a strong command of written and spoken English
  • Ability quickly adapt to provide prompt service to visitors
  • Friendly and welcoming attitude
  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
  • Ability to hold staff accountable to work responsibilities, MTI protocol and ethical standards
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should email their application letters and Curriculum Vitae including work related references to;

Only online applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as MS Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 2MB.

NB: Please clearly indicate the Position Title and Location you are applying for. Do not attach your Academic Transcripts. They will be requested if you are short listed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 16th August 2019 by 5:00pm

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Several No Experience Prestige Personal Banker Job Opportunities - Barclays Bank UK

Organisation: Barclays Bank UK
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Branch Manager

About Barclays UK:
Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48 million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total assets of US$2.42 trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.

Job Summary: The Prestige Banker will deliver exceptional sales performance by identifying and meeting customer needs through selling & cross-selling of all Barclays Africa Retail products & services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                             
Sales to Retail Banking Customers: 50%
  • Actively participate in specific product campaigns by ensuring that the products are explained to customers.
  • Agree, meet and exceed targets for specific sales campaigns.
  • Maintain own sales performance statistics for management information usage.
  • Own and manage personal product & channel sales targets to contribute towards the outlet sales objectives.
  • Refer to the appropriate area of delivery for specialist product help or advice (e.g. Schemes or Home Loans) when uncertain about the product delivery or application process. Respond directly to the customer.
  • Build effective relationships with branch staff to ensure that non-sales staff refer customers to the Personal Banker when they identify a particular product or service need.
  • In integrated branches, build effective relationships with Customer Advisors to ensure that they refer standard customers who become eligible for Prestige products and services.
  • Responsible for complete account opening documentation together with customers and submit to the Branch Manager for review before submitting to operations for processing.
  • Call customers when their accounts have been opened, generate welcome pack letters and send to customers.
  • When selling loans to Retail prestige customers, complete the financial analysis and statement review on customer accounts. Where customers do not meet the minimum criteria, advise the customer, verbally or in writing as the customer requires. Report such denials to the Branch Manager on a daily basis.
Operational Rigour and Compliance with KYC Requirements: 20%
  • Ensure accuracy of each new account application, loan document, Barclaycard application and bank account mandate change. Personal Bankers are held personally accountable for accuracy and quality of these and supporting documents that they complete and submit.
  • The Barclays Bank Personal Banker will also achieve operational rigour excellence in all aspects of procedures and processes personally undertaken to ensure green audit.
  • Follow the Retail end to end account opening ensuring new accounts are authorized and KYC compliant. Escalate any items that exceed the agreed service level time lines or where there are unresolved KYC requirements, to the Branch Manager.
  • Comply with all general Barclays operational risk & rigour requirements e.g. KYC and anti-money laundering regulations.
  • Occasionally, assist the Branch Manager to open and close cashier tills at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Carry out snap checks as allocated by the Branch Manager.
Provision of Customer Service: 15%
  • Own customer queries and complaints around account opening, loans and card applications and resolve in a timely manner. Escalate any unresolved queries, or queries not resolved in a short period of time to the Prestige Branch Manager.
  • Build relationships with internal service providers (Operations and KYC Helpdesk) to ensure a quick turnaround time of escalated queries and complaints.
  • Guide customers to the appropriate delivery channel to meet their needs e.g. cashiers, drop boxes, ATM etc.
  • Advise customers as soon as cheque books, cards and other account items are ready for collection. Follow up with customers that have not collected the items within a reasonable time.
  • Advise customers as soon as new loans are approved and encourage draw-downs on the new loans.
  • When the branch is busy walk the queues- resolve quick inquires and direct customers to the correct counters.
  • Restocks merchandising materials (pamphlets, forms) in the Prestige Branch and advise the Branch Manager if supplies are running low.
Branch Support: 10%
  • The Barclays Bank Personal Banker will work closely with the Branch Manager/BOM, open and close Cashier tills at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Authorise cashier transactions above their teller limits when called upon.
  • Serve as the cash custodian for the Branch. This involves checking cashier cash levels throughout the day, restocking cashiers or repatriating excess funds, and reordering cash from the external provider based on daily limits as set out.
Community: 5%
  • Identify and participant in community initiatives to support as part of Barclays community initiatives (such as Make a Difference Day, Local community initiative, Financial Literacy)
  • Significantly contribute ideas to support the community initiatives agenda in the branch.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Barclays Bank Prestige Personal Banker should hold a good University degree or diploma or relevant experience in a front-line banking sales/marketing/service environment
  • Competitor product sales experience is an added advantage
  • The applicant should have comprehensive knowledge of the Bank's products, services and policies including standard tariffs.
  • Possess a good understanding of overall Retail goals & objectives, including the branch's objectives growth of sales, cost control and income contribution
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the sales process
  • A working knowledge of the procedure manuals
  • A thorough knowledge of the bank's internal departments, systems & procedures as well as risk & rigour requirements
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation e.g. KYC, Anti-Money laundering, banking code, service standards, health & safety standards etc
  • Excellent planning & organization skills
  • Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good questioning skills
  • Good PC skills
  • Good numeracy & analytical skills
  • Good selling/influencing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Good networking skills
  • Listening skills

How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:

Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.

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