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2 Entry Level Accountant Job Vacancies - Masaka Co-operative Union

Organisation: Masaka Co-operative Union
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Masaka Co-operative Union was established and registered as a Co-operative Union. The Union is a member based organization of small holder farmers dealing in a variety of agricultural related enterprises.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Accounting, Commerce and Financial Management (essential)
  • Professional accounting qualifications i.e. CPA.
  • At least two years of experience in a related role is desired

How to Apply:
All candidates should submit applications that include CV, copies of academic documents and contacts addressed to:

Secretary Manager,
Masaka Co-operative Union Ltd

Email to: or call 0772617572, 0772620755.

Deadline: 18th September, 2019

NB: Those who have already applied should not reapply.

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Human Resource Coordinator NGO Careers - Plan International

Job Title:      Human Resource Coordinator
Organization: Plan International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Country HR/OD Manager

About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan's vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people's rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Job Summary:  The Human Resource Coordinator will provide support to line managers align HR practices and systems for staff in order to deliver the objectives and add value to the Emergency Response and Country Office. This position supports and contributes in the implementation of the HR strategy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
HR Operations Management:
  • Measures and monitors existing HR policies and procedures
  • Maintain in depth knowledge of legal, National and International requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Provide HR Policy guidance and interpretation to line management and  build the capacity of line management to understand and implement organizational policies and procedures
  • Communicate and support development of mechanisms that facilitate adoption of organizational culture and values by employees
  • Provide day to day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counselling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Works closely with line management and employees to improve work relationships, increase productivity and retention
  • Coordinate specific projects as determined in the annual HR operational plan and contribute to functional and cross-functional initiatives.
HR coordination for the Emergency Response
  • Ensure the staff welfare and benefits for the Response Team are running as required - medical insurance schemes are running smoothly and serving staff needs
  • Ensure related information is updated  always and respective functions are up to date – IT, Payroll, Administration
  • Participate in periodical reviews of HR  policies and strategies and employee opinion surveys and make recommendations for the better  running of the department
  • Manage all HR correspondences related ensuring response deadlines are met
  • Ensure all documentation related to area of responsibility is filed and maintained
  • Reporting for the department- monthly, quarterly and annual
Recruitment and selection
  • Manage  the recruitment and selection process in collaboration with the Recruitment office and –work with line managers to develop JDs, advertising new positions, shortlisting, screening and interviewing
  • Manage and coordinate the recruitment schedules and actual interviews
  • Process all documentation and appointment letters for all new staff and ensure onboarding as per the policies and procedures
  • Organize and coordinate an effective orientation and induction for staff on ground in line with the HR orientation policy
  • Ensure technical orientation is taking place for staff with their managers
Learning & Development:
  • Talent management and succession planning
  • In coordination with CHRM and line managers, identify training needs for various categories of staff, and participate in the design of in-house staff training programs.
  • Coordinate and support the implementation of appropriate learning initiatives as per  existing Training Plans and Policies.
  • Work hand-in hand with the ERM and CHRM to ensure the talent management program is running for the Emergency Response.
  • Ensure updated succession plans at all times for the recommended categories.
  • Maintain database of organizations that can offer various types of professional development.
Change Management
  • Build capability of employees and managers to respond to and manage organizational changes
  • Support line managers to review processes and systems and initiate changes to improve work effectiveness.
  • Ensure Transition preparedness and change management trainings take place for the  Response team.
  • Support managers implement, track and assess on-going changes. (change portfolio management)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Plan International Human Resource Coordinator job should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource management or related field.
  • Post graduate diploma or masters in Human resource management
  • Excellent technical knowledge on general HR areas particularly Emergency Response complexities
  • Knowledge of operationalizing HR in a busy NGO environment
  • First hand experience and knowledge of working in developing country
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Proven skills in the full range of general HR needs including data management, recruitment, pay and employee relations is essential
  • Staff wellbeing and engagement experience
  • Communication – excellent negotiation and influencing skills in multi-cultural contexts

  • Behaves consistently in approach to work and decision-making
  • Strongly drives performance forward in area of the business for which they are responsible together with the team
  • Sets a strong learning culture in their part of the organisation
  • Remains calm and positive under pressure and in difficult situations
  • Aware of impact on others and adjusting own behaviour accordingly
  • Tolerant of difference - cultural sensitivity in relation to its impact on HR

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 18th September 2019

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Several Fresh Graduate Jobs - 2019 Graduate Recruitment - Grant Thornton

Organisation: Grant Thornton
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory services. Grant Thornton Uganda is a member of Grant Thornton International Limited, with offices in Kampala and Jinja. Grant Thornton boosts an opportunity to be part of 38,500 dynamic people working cohesively to provide seamless services to clients in more than 130 countries across the globe.

Job Summary:  The Fresh Graduates will join Grant Thornton’s Audit Tax Advisory, Business Risk, Business Process Solutions and Business Development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • All candidates should have completed their degrees awaiting graduation with a minimum of second class upper degree in any science related courses
  • Possession of full or partial professional qualification in ACCA, CPA or CTA is an added advantage
  • Good numerical and analytical skills
  • Be results-oriented and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Good computer skills i.e. knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be self motivated and have integrity
  • Have a positive attitude and willingness to learn

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their updated CVs / resumes to 

Deadline: 30th September 2019

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UN National Senior Project Officer Jobs - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Job Title:        National Senior Project Officer
Organisation: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Education Programme Specialist
Grade: NOD

About US:
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. Its declared purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter. It is the successor of the League of Nations' International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation.

Job Summary:  The National Senior Project Officer will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of activities of the CapED programme in Uganda. S/He shall directly collaborate in the overall planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and documentation of the programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure leadership and direct programme coordination of the CapED project and other education projects in Uganda,
  • Develop/revise/monitor/report programme documents and detailed work plans in line with CapED programme guidelines and in close consultation and collaboration with CapED staff at HQ and Nairobi, including national and regional partners.
  • Provide technical guidance and support towards capacity building interventions within the education sector to develop comprehensive action on teacher professionalization in Uganda in line with the CapED thematic areas
  • Monitor the implementation of the work plan by ensuring communication and mutual consultations in view of a perfect collaboration among all concerned stakeholders; and that activities are executed in due time and deliver outputs/ products that directly contribute to the attainment of the objectives of the programme. Monitor budget, financial and administrative matters and prepare documents concerning the Programme, including reporting status
  • Strategically position UNESCO in the implementation of the UNDAF and actively participate in the UN and development partners' working groups at country level in line with the mandate and priorities of UNESCO.
  • Actively participate in working groups relevant to the mandate of the organization, supporting the networking of the UNESCO antenna Office in Kampala with key partners and strengthening UNESCO's presence at country level.
  • Contribute to the production, use and dissemination of information on CapED and the Education sector.
  • Mobilize resources for at least one project per year in line with the education SDG4- 2030 agenda, UNESCO's priorities for Uganda and with other UN agencies.
  • Oversee and assist in the implementation of all projects in the UNESCO antenna Office in Kampala.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) National Senior Project Officer should hold an advanced University degree (Masters or equivalent) in Education, Social Sciences, Development Studies or related fields
  • At least seven years of relevant work experience in education, education reforms or/and education in emergencies.
  • Proven experience and understanding of the country, development work, teacher development and capacity building for education and working with the education sector both at national and district level
  • Experience in fund raising and resource mobilisation.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication.
  • Excellent coordination.
  • Familiarity with the administrative procedures of UN organizations, preferably UNESCO.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relations within a multicultural environment and to work effectively within a team
  • Capacity to build and manage education programmes.
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of high-level partners
  • Good knowledge of capacity development concept.
  • Good IT skills, including knowledge of MS software (Word,Excel etc.)
  • Languages: Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English.

  • A PhD in Education, Social Sciences, Development Studies or related fields.
  • Experience in programme planning, monitoring and evaluation in the context of UN.
  • Relevant experience working with education systems in countries and/or with private sector. Experience in working with UN partners, Ministries of Education, UN agencies, inter-governmental organizations, development banks, teacher education and higher education institutions, and civil society organisations on similar education projects Skills and competencies:
  • Ability to coordinate complex projects.
  • Knowledge of UNESCO's education conventions and global priorities.
  • Good knowledge of French and other national or local languages

  • Accountability Communication
  • Teamwork innovation
  • Results focus
  • Planning and organizing
  • Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement Managerial Competencies
  • Driving and managing change
  • Strategic thinking
  • Making quality decisions
  • Building partnerships
  • Leading and empowering others
  • Managing performance

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters and UNESCO CV (Download Here) in English by email with the subject "Application NOD Uganda (CapED)" to the following address and copy Please indicate the position title and the duty station you are applying for. Incomplete UNESCO CV will not be processed.

Deadline: 30th September 2019

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Management Accountant Job Placement - Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)

Job Title:              Management Accountant
Organization: Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) was established under the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Act of 2005 to provide for a successor corporate body to Radio Uganda and Uganda Television. It is mandated to provide national radio and television services. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) Management Accountant career opportunity must hold a Degree in Commerce or Business Administration or other related field from a recognized University majoring in Accounts or finance from a recognized institution.
·         Professional qualifications in the field of accounting preferably CPA, CIMA, ACCA or any other related professional qualification.
·         A minimum of five years’ experience in accounting field in a busy working environment
·         Extensive knowledge of computerized pastel accounting package.

How to Apply:
All candidates should complete and sign Application Forms (Pick them from the address below) together with copies of academic certificates should be addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE.

Applications delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications must include a cover letter (Application letter or Letter of Interest) and all necessary supporting documents.
All Applicants should clearly indicate the post and the duty station applied for and on the envelope. Applications should be delivered to the Reception at the UBC Administration Block or delivered to the address below:

Managing Director
Uganda Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcast House
Plot 27/29 Nile Avenue
P.0 Box 2038, Kampala

Deadline: 13th September 2019

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