Finance Manager – Business Services NGO Jobs – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Director
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading national humanitarian organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians, prisoners and other non-combatants.
Job Summary: The Finance Manager – Business Services will assume a leadership role in providing excellent transactional, administrative and compliance (statutory, tax) support services to the Organisation. The Manager will also strengthen and improve the finance and accounting function, processes and procedures, internal controls and provision of information for management decision making.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Payments, Payroll & Statutory compliance
  • Prepare monthly National society program payroll (wide) by 20th of the month to ensure payroll is disbursed by 26th of the month;
  • Ensure timely submission of statutory deductions to the relevant authorities (URA, NSSF, and Local Government);
  • Monitor and follow up staff with salary advances regularly and provide report to the Finance Director by 5th of the following month;
  • Compute terminal benefits for the exiting staff in line with the Staff Standing regulations;
  • Ensure all payments being processed have adequate support documents and timely and proper filed in accordance with URCS policy;
  • Maintain a system for handling all suppliers’ invoices, demand / fee notes and payment requisitions in line with URC established credit policies;
  • Ensure timely disbursements of funds to the field.
Management of Accountabilities
  • Keenly verify authenticity of accountability documents and process financial transactions for URC in line with URC policies, International Accounting Standards, statutory requirements;
  • Monitor the working advance balances and follow-up to ensure all working advances are accounted for in a timely manner;
  • Reconcile staff debtor and creditor balances and other balance sheet codes and ensure that these balances are kept to nil on the lowest level possible;
  • Accurate, complete and timely submission of accountabilities from respective staff;
  • Existence of a standard checklist with 100% compliance for all accountabilities;
  • Ensure reconciliations of receivable and accounts payables every end of month;
  • Ensure proper filing of all accountability documents;
Accounting Procedures & Processes: Support the Finance Director with special assignments and workflow process improvements;
Staff development
  • To ensure that staff development is carried out as below;
  • Staff training: ensure adequate training of self and all direct reports;
  • Self-Assessment: On a regular basis, prepare and submit an assessment of own performance on the key performance indicators for all activities set out above;
  • Succession Planning: Select and prepare staff to take over own role in one’s absence and ensure proper handover before taking planned leave.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Finance Manager – Business Services job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration (Finance), Commerce, Statistics or associated discipline from a reputable institution;
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CPA).
  • At least five years of supervisory experience in the areas of financial accounting and reporting gained in a professional practice;
  • Experience in NAVISION Systems Accounting Package is added advantage.
  • High level of financial discipline and integrity;
  • Strong interpersonal supervisory, customer service and verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines. 
  • Strong working knowledge of IFRS is essential. 
  • Familiarity with the rules and regulations governing USAID funding is an added advantage;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and utilization of the internet;
  • Knowledge in community based targeting methodology;
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should send their filled application forms, download here and E-mail to: vacancies@redcrossug.org or mail via post to: The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 28th May 2018 by 5:00pm



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No Experience Customer Service Jobs – Personal Bankers – Barclays Bank UK


Organisation: Barclays Bank UK
Duty Station: Kireka, 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 Personal 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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 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.



Uganda: Operations Officer

Organization: Seed Global Health
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 01 Jun 2018

Seed Global Health is a nonprofit organization which strives to strengthen health education and delivery in places facing a dire shortage of skilled health professionals. We do this by teaching and training physicians, nurses, and midwives to help save lives and improve health. By working with partner countries to meet their long-term health care human resource needs, we can achieve a future in which every country has a robust health workforce that is able to meet the health needs of its population.

Seed is seeking to hire a full time staff to provide operations support to the Uganda office.

Position Summary

The Operations Officer contributes his/her energy, passion and skills primarily to supporting Seed’s Uganda country program in a fast-paced office during a time of rapid growth.

The position is a full time position based in Kampala, Uganda.

The Operations Officer supports various operations and program functions (including human resources, corporate administration, facilities management, country office operations, and general admin) and manages special projects

related to organizational needs and priorities as requested by the Country Director.

This full time position reports to Country Director and works closely with all Uganda and international team members.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include the following;

Program and representational support:

• Attend internal country team meetings and follow up with respective

· Seed departments on agreed follow up items and represent the organization at selected meetings.

• Research and synthesize information to inform planning, strategic decision-making activities and grant proposals.

• Responding promptly to queries and internal requests for information.

• Assist the Country Director in tracking the Uganda country work plan and ensuring deadlines are met, including by maintaining an ongoing master record of pending activities for the country office.

Administrative support:

• Provide general administrative support to the Country Director, including coordinating travel, scheduling meetings, and creating and distributing written materials.

• Coordinate with external partners and Seed Boston office to set up meetings and draft itineraries for upcoming visits and travels.

• Collaborate with Boston office to establish country office operational systems, including administrative, financial, and educator support systems.

• Manage Uganda corporate registration deliverables, including annual corporate renewals and regular filings with tax authorities, in collaboration with

• Boston office and third-party administrators.

• Manage country office procurement, including generating a database of providers for goods and services commonly required by the country office, regular procurement of office supplies, assisting

• Seed partners with program related purchases, and coordinating

• deliveries and pickups of office or other supplies.

• Provide updates to Seed partners as instructed or delegated by Country Director.

Finance support

• Administer country office bank account, including correspondence with bank, preparation of monthly cash flow requests and monthly reconciliations.

• Administer country office petty cash account disbursements and reconciliation.

• Track country office operations budget in close collaboration with Country Director and Boston staff.

Educator Support

• Assist in the onboarding of Educators, including working with Uganda legal counsel and Boston office to obtain necessary licensure and work permits.

• Liaise with Educators regarding Educator’s submission of deliverables, housing needs, and other administrative needs.

• Assist Country Director and Boston Operations team with administering Educator safety and security protocols and responding to needs as they arise

.

Qualifications:

• Bachelors’ degree in any field from a recognized University

• Passion and commitment to Seed’s mission

• Strong sense of accountability, personal initiative, and responsibility

• Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility and a sense of humor

• Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to build respectful relationships with colleagues from different cultural, linguistic, and educational backgrounds;

• Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced and young organization work environment

• Experience working with in an NGO preferably related to medical and nursing education

• Excellent analytical, writing and synthesis skills

• Ability to work independently and proactively solicit required guidance to attain agreed deliverables

• Familiarity with Microsoft Office, including strong proficiency in Excel

• Comfortable with high profile liaison

• Experience in financial and business record keeping, including liaising with tax authorities or preparing corporate returns, preferred but not required

• Immediate availability

Working Conditions:

• Will be based Kampala, Uganda

How to apply:

Submit your resume and cover letter here

Administration Officer International NGO Jobs – Mercy Corps

Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station: Uganda
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.
About USAID Apolou Project:
Mercy Corps was awarded a 5 year USAID/ Food for Peace- funded program working in 4 districts in Karamoja (Amudat, Moroto, Kotido and Kaabong), the Apolou Activity.
Job Summary: The Administration Officer will support all office administration duties in Kaabong Office. The Administration Officer will be responsible for the smooth running of all administration functions to support Mercy Corps Field Operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Facilitate the smooth flowing of routine, administrative work of the Mercy Corps office and program support operations; Enforce adherence to Mercy Corps administrative, HR and logistics procedures and staff policies by support staff; Handling and supporting with all field recruitment hire in Kaabong.
·         Managing the filing process of all HR information (Personnel Records Keeping).
·         Handling Staff orientation at the field and ensuring all new hires have the necessary workspace.
·         Responsible for the smooth running of the following office functions: receiving visitors and ensuring they are going to the right offices
·         Responsible for all travel and accommodation arrangements for Mercy Corps guests and staff in Kaabong.
·         Ensuring all photocopiers, printers, scanners, mail services, telephones etc are running within the office and any calls for repairs or maintenance needed are properly reported to the right department focal persons.
·         Oversees cleaners, gardeners that will maintain office premises are cleaned and general cleanliness is maintained.
·         Oversee the smooth flow of routine, administrative work in Kaabong office is in compliance with mercy corps field administration manual and national staff policy handbook. Responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory of office supplies to include stationery, consumables and cartridges/tonner.
·         Conduct him/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to mercy corps and not to jeopardize its humanitarian mission Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by Mercy Corps Country Program.
·         Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.
·         As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·         The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Administration Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/ Public, Social Work, Education, or other related field.
·         Three years of experience with office administration
·         Good computer skills are required, must be an independent thinker with strong organizational skills
·         Demonstrated excellence in administration, particularly in a multi-cultural environment, including staff training, motivation, and discipline
·         Good writing and communications skills.
·         Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
·         Good negotiation, representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff.
·         Strong ability to innovatively solve problems
·         The successful candidate will be capable of multi-tasking, rapid decision-making, have initiative, drive and a lot of energy, as well as high emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring skills and proven experience with capacity building.
·         S/he will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level.
·         Successful Mercy Corps team members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and challenging environments, and make effective written and verbal communication a priority.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their online applications to the Senior HR and Legal Manager by clicking the link below. Please clearly state your salary requirements on the cover letter, attach your CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates.
Deadline:  25th May 2018



Uganda: Re-Advertised- Project Coordinator -Information Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA-Ugandan Only)

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 31 May 2018

NRC has been active in Uganda since September 2014 implementing projects such as Education, Livelihoods and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH). ICLA has been confined to Kampala for the unban refugees but now expanding to West Nile and South Western Uganda,
Currently, NRC is running Programs for Sudanese refugees in Adjumani, Yumbe, Arua and most recently Hoima, Kyangwali Refugee Settlement for the DR Congo Refugees.

Job description •

· Undertake regular visits to settlements, local authorities, and partners (as and when security allows) and government officials to identify needs and provide support through legal assistance, capacity building and advocacy.

• Identify knowledge gaps and needs of target beneficiaries, partners and other key stakeholders relevant to ICLA thematic areas.
• Identify external resources as required in consultation with ICLA Project Management Team (PMT).
• In consultation with the ICLA Regional Adviser, develop and implement a training schedule and organize all logistical needs and support.
• Conduct trainings and induction to new staff joining NRC and local partners on ICLA.
• Compile ICLA activity reports.
• Develop best practice documentation on methodologies and techniques.
• Facilitate training and awareness sessions on ICLA thematic areas.
• Budget and administrative responsibility for geographic and/or thematic areas as within the ICLA project identified.
• Implementation of the ICLA project in accordance with agreement applicable to the grant from the donor(s) and NRC principles and ways of work.
• Identify national staff to implement the projects objectives.
• Ensure that activities are in line with budget lines and limitations.
• Monitor, evaluate and suggest changes and improvements in the project and materials based on observations and discussions with the ICLA staff and the Project Management Team.
• Prepare monthly summary reports for programme report.
• Document technical issues and questions, and report to the PMT.
• Communicate with and obtain necessary agreements and understanding from local authorities and partners in the areas of responsibility in line with the NRC protocol for communication.
• Communicate, exchange information and co-operate with relevant external actors in the areas of responsibility as determined by the PMT.
• Communicate and coordinate work and tasks with the donor, the UN system in general, UNHCR in particular in the areas of responsibility determined by the PMT.
• Contribute to the development of NRC’s country strategy, action plan and activities plan and priorities in the ICLA sector as directed by the PMT.
• Guide and delegate tasks to NRC personnel associated with the organization’s ICLA activities.
• Assess needs for capacity building among staff.

How to apply:

https://www.webcruiter.no/WcMain/advertviewpublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=3820140789&company_id=23109900&Link_source_id=&use_position_site_header=0&culture_id=EN

Uganda: Administration Officer-01 Vacancy Based in Kaabong (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

Organization: Mercy Corps
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 25 May 2018

PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

Mercy Corps implements high quality- analytical work in tough environments. We’ve been operating in Uganda since 2006 and currently manage a range of programs in Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja sub-regions with funding from a host of donors. In October 2017, Mercy Corps was awarded a 5 year USAID/ Food for Peace- funded program working in 4 districts in Karamoja (Amudat, Moroto, Kotido and Kaabong), the Apolou Activity.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

Mercy Corps is looking for an Administration Officer to support all office administration duties in Kaabong Office. The Administration Officer will be responsible for the smooth running of all administration functions to support Mercy Corps Field Operations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

· Facilitate the smooth flowing of routine, administrative work of the Mercy Corps office and program support operations;

· Enforce adherence to Mercy Corps administrative, HR and logistics procedures and staff policies by support staff;

· Handling and supporting with all field recruitment hire in Kaabong.

· Managing the filing process of all HR information (Personnel Records Keeping).

· Handling Staff orientation at the field and ensuring all new hires have the necessary workspace.

· Responsible for the smooth running of the following office functions: receiving visitors and ensuring they are going to the right offices

· Responsible for all travel and accommodation arrangements for Mercy Corps guests and staff in Kaabong.

· Ensuring all photocopiers, printers, scanners, mail services, telephones etc are running within the office and any calls for repairs or maintenance needed are properly reported to the right department focal persons.

· Oversees cleaners, gardeners that will maintain office premises are cleaned and general cleanliness is maintained.

· Oversee the smooth flow of routine, administrative work in Kaabong office is in compliance with mercy corps field administration manual and national staff policy handbook.

· Responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory of office supplies to include stationery, consumables and cartridges/tonner.

· Conduct him/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to mercy corps and not to jeopardize its humanitarian mission

· Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by Mercy Corps Country Program.

· Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

Organizational Learning:

· As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

· Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically
to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

• Minimum 3 years’ experience with office administration; computer skills are required, must be an independent thinker with strong organizational skills;

• Must possess a minimum of a degree in preferably Business Administration/ Public, Social Work, Education, or other related field.

• Demonstrated excellence in administration, particularly in a multi-cultural environment, including staff training, motivation, and discipline

• Good writing and communications skills.

• Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.

• Good negotiation, representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff.

• Strong ability to innovatively solve problems

SUCESSFUL FACTORS:

· The successful candidate will be capable of multi-tasking, rapid decision-making, have initiative, drive and a lot of energy, as well as high emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring skills and proven experience with capacity building. S/he will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level. Successful Mercy Corps team members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and challenging environments, and make effective written and verbal communication a priority.

How to apply:

Applications: Submit your online application to the Senior HR and Legal Manager by clicking on the following link https://www.fuzu.com/campaigns/administrative-officer-01-vacancy-based-in-kaabong-mercycorps. Clearly state your salary requirements on the cover letter, attach your CV (with 3 referees 1 of whom should have been your direct supervisor), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates. Deadline for Submission: Close of business on Friday, 25th May, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Uganda: Livelihoods Assistant

Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 28 May 2018

Terms of Reference

Livelihoods Assistant

Duty Station

This position is based in Kyaka II Refugee Settlement and will be providing support to the implementation of DRC Program. The job is field based with frequent movement within the project Area.

Position and Reporting Line:

The Livelihood Assistant is responsible and reports to the Livelihoods-Team Leader.

General Objectives:

The post refers to a trained DRC staff with vast knowledge of the contextual area of operations and responsible for the day to day operations in the beneficiary communities as outlined by the Livelihood Officer.

Specific Tasks:

Coordination / Representation

  • Develop relationship with a range of stakeholders in Local Governments, Private Sector and CSOs in order to facilitate the development of economic opportunities and increased incomes for the targeted beneficiaries.

Project implementation and reporting

  • Contribute in the development of Project Plans/Budgets and Livelihood funding proposals.
  • Promote Environment and Gender-Sensitive Livelihoods programming.
  • Ensure efficient and Effective program implementation.
  • Assist in meetings and trainings with stake holders and target groups within the settlement.
  • Regular data collection and monitoring and evaluation of program activities as directed by the Livelihood Officer.
  • Implementation of livelihood activities for PSN’s and other needs identification exercise and follow up.
  • Contribute to the central objective of Achieving the key Project Objective of enhancing Self Reliance.
  • Participate in the Program operational and long term planning.
  • Participate in Farmers capacity building trainings.
  • Mobilization of Farmer groups,
  • Link farmers with potential market opportunities.
  • Organizing farmers’ field days/exchange visits.
  • Setting technical demonstration plots (TDS) for farmers.
  • Manages the day-to-day livelihood activities, including activity finances while bearing in mind DRC’s/Donor financial regulations.
  • With support from his/her Supervisor, draw work plans/Budgets.
  • Monitor and document DRC’s livelihood activities.

Staff development and management

  • Manage field based staff, volunteers, and community participants.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 2 years experience working with community development and livelihoods, preferably in a refugee setting

  • Proven experience in cash based programming

  • Ability to speak local languages

  • Proven experience managing community dialogues and working directly with beneficiaries

How to apply:

Applications should be in English and include the following:

  1. A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.

  2. Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

Please send your Cover letter, CV and Academic certificates by email to administrator@drcuganda.org by 28th May 2018 5:00pm clearly indicating position name in the subject line. We thank applicants for their interest in the position however; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KCCA Uganda Jobs 2018 – 32 Graduate Medical Records Assistants

Job Title:    32 Medical Records Assistants – KCCA Uganda Jobs 2018

Organization: Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)

Duty Station: Kawempe and Kiruddu Hospitals, Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Assistant Medical Records Officer

Reference: HRM 72/173/01 KCCA

About US:

KCCA Uganda Jobs 2018: Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) is the legal entity, established by the Ugandan Parliament, responsible for the operations of the capital city of Kampala in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Medical Records Assistant will register in and out-patients.
  • Keep records ad information on patients.
  • Prepare and submit patients’ information to Clinics/Wards.
  • Retrieve files for Clinicians and Researchers.
  • Actively participate in research activities.
  • Impart knowledge and skills to staff and students.
  • Adhere to the Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Compile and submit periodic reports.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicants for the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Medical Records Assistant should at least hold an O’ Level Certificate with at least four (4) credit passes including English language; or ‘A’-Level Certificate with at least one principal pass.
  • Certificate in Medical Records or its equivalent.
  • Certificate in computer training will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

The Application should be filled ONLINE, Here, and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission. Applicants are advised to:

  • Complete PSF 3 and keep it for future reference, Download Form Here.
  • Secure a scanned passport size photograph (JPEG format).
  • Scan only the relevant documents.
  • Create an email address in case you do not have.

Relevant Documents include the following:

  • Academic and professional certificates (UCE, UACE, Professional Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees, Fellowships).
  • Evidence of training in specialized areas where applicable.
  • Letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion where applicable.
  • Registration certificates and valid practicing licenses for health workers who are required by law to register with relevant Professional Councils.
  • National and current Institutional Identity Cards.
  • Priority should be given to uploading only the relevant documents in the job specifications.
  • Shortlisted applicants will have the opportunity to present additional relevant qualifications.

Application Process:

  • Visit this link, Click Here
  • Go to “Job seekers login” and register
  • View the jobs
  • Select one job of choice, APPLY ONLINE and upload all relevant documents and SUBMIT. Detailed guidance on how to apply is provided on the website.

NB:

  • The application should be completed and submitted ONLINE.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates, letters of appointment, three copies of completed PSF 3, Registration Certificates and Valid Practicing Licenses, and evidence of active service, at the oral interview.
  • Candidates who will present forged certificates shall be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.
  • Health Workers who are on long term training (one year and above) must not apply.

Deadline: 25th May 2018

Uganda: IT Officer

Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 28 May 2018

Position Description

Title: IT Officer

Location: West Nile, Uganda

Line management: Head of Support Services- West Nile.

Purpose

As the size of the DRC/ DDG Uganda expands, additional support is required to maintain a standard level of service to the office. In addition, as Uganda office embarks on an IT improvement and standardization plan, a skilled IT support will be required to implement and support in the main office and respective field Locations.

Scope of responsibilities:

The IT officer is to support the West Nile field offices with the IT systems to maximize full uptime. The IT officer will also organize the mission’s geographical information system and to produce in real time a spatial analysis of the situation in the field.

Key Responsibilities

  • Control and maintain IT systems such as to minimize IT service downtime
  • Assist in performing software installations and support day-to-day systems operations.
  • Trouble shooting the LAN.
  • Hardware and software support.
  • Performing preventive maintenance service on the IT equipment on a scheduled basis.
  • Perform general repairs on IT equipment and peripherals as instructed
  • Support to maintain an inventory schedule of all IT equipment and software in use and in the store, through diagnosing their status and performance.
  • Maintain a record of all equipment received for repairs and maintenance.
  • Ensure that internet invoices are received on time and forwarded to finance for payment
  • Provide help desk and technical support to the users.
  • Provide Simple guidelines training to the staff during service time.
  • Report on API on a monthly basis to the Kampala co-ordination Office
  • Respond to and resolve IT service outages by determining the probable cause, contacting the service providers where necessary and escalating if necessary.

Reporting Arrangements

Reports to Region IT officer- Kampala and Head of Support Manager- West Nile.

Qualifications

  • BSC IT/Computer science or any relevant field, with Geographical Information System experience.
  • Knowledge of Windows Server 2008, 2012
  • A+, N+, CCNA certification
  • Web Design – HTML and CSS
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexible person and ready to work on odd hours.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Team player.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a busy IT NGO environment.
  • GIS knowledge including the use of complex databases and spreadsheets, and specific software such as ArcGIS; ability to highly numerate and ability to analyze data and statistics; the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Direct liaison with staff to identify GIS needs and develop appropriate GIS products.
  • Shall manage technical activities in support to and in close collaboration with project teams.
  • Manage response and prioritization of requests for map products and services.
  • Manage the development, quality control and reproduction of products in appropriate formats.
  • Use and Advocate data and mapping standards.
  • Identify, gather and incorporate external datasets into the repository.
  • Maintain and expand the data repository and related metadata;
  • Work with data to create themes and layers for use in GIS;
  • Conduct analysis and relate separate datasets to create analytical products.
  • Manage training and skills development support to staff with simple mapping, Google Earth, use of GPS.
  • Participates in trainings at the request of the line manager.

How to apply:

Applications should be in English and include the following:

  1. A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.

  2. Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

Please send your Cover letter, CV and Academic certificates by email to administrator@drcuganda.org by 28th May 2018 5:00pm clearly indicating position name in the subject line. We thank applicants for their interest in the position however; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Several Entry Level Sales Representative Job Opportunities – Kray Holdings Limited (Certificate, Diploma, Degrees)

Organisation: Kray Holdings Limited
Duty Station: Kireka and Nansana, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Business Development Manager
Kray Holdings Limited is a finance and investment company established in 2012. We have a considerable stake in various sectors i.e. micro-finance, real estate and education.
Job Summary: The Sales Representatives will be tasked with procuring sales on behalf of the company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         Present and sell company products and services to potential clients.
·         Establish and maintain client relationships.
·         Quickly respond to and follow up sales inquiries using appropriate methods.
·         Develop and maintain current product knowledge.
·         Identify and resolve client concerns.
·         Participate in marketing events. 
·         Communicate new product and service opportunities and provide feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma or Certificate in a relevant field.
·         The applicants for the Sales Representative jobs must have at least three months’ sales experience preferably in a financial institution.
·         Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs (in Ms Word format) and testimonials (in PDF format) to the address below; (total email size should not exceed 2MB)
The Business Development Manager,
Kray Holdings Limited,
Send your application to: krayholdingslimited@gmail.com and copy to joshankatende@yahoo.com or call 0702-110-732 for more information.
Deadline: Open