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Wednesday 20 February 2013

Sales Persons Needed at SolarNow Uganda

 Sales Person(s)

SolarNow sales persons work from headquarters or franchised locations in district capitals; the job requires intensive travelling to clients in rural areas.
Responsibilities: Selling of SolarNow products; communication with clients.
Bachelor degree of a recognized university;
Minimum 2 years experience, preferably in sales.

High level of common sense, multilingual and excellent people skills;
Proven affinity with the product;

Min. years of experience: 2 years
Closing date: February 21, 2013 - 4pm

How to apply:
Eligible candidates send their CV and letter (no other attachments) before February 21 to hr@solarnow.eu

Credit Officer(s) Needed at SolarNow Uganda

 Credit Officer

SolarNow credit officers work from 1-2 franchised locations in district capitals; the job requires intensive travelling to clients in rural areas. Performance based remuneration.
Responsibilities: Doing credit assessments of potential clients and management of outstanding credit portfolio, in partnership with the Franchisee.
-Bachelor degree of a recognized university;
-Minimum 2 years experience, preferably in a financial institution.
-Hard working, independent and self-motivating attitude;

Min. years of experience: 2 years
Closing date: February 21, 2013 - 4pm

How to apply:
Eligible candidates send their CV and letter (no other attachments) before February 21 to hr@solarnow.eu

Volunteer Opportunity at Prince Joseph Foundation

Volunteer Opportunity 

Prince Joseph Foundation is a community Based Non-Government Organization with a registration number(NO.WCBO/056/13
PJF is an indigenous CBO, founded in 2011 and started in February 2012 with the initiative of 5 members from Assembly of Yahweh Uganda (Church).
The major objective of the organization then was of essential education services to the children within and around the community and to set up an orphanage centre and a school. Specific activities to achieve this objective included; Community Mobilization and sensitization, home visiting and care, monitoring families with such children and support supervision, resource mobilization and planning among others.
Placement type:- Sustainable Education Volunteer Project 2013
- School Construction
- Teaching Classes
- Administrative work
- Proposal Writing
- Grant Research
- Donation Research
Duration| Timing: Placements are available from January to December
Costs: $ 100 placement booking and $400 per month (Accommodation, Food and Ground support)
Who can apply: Suitable for Groups and Individual travelers and families (Maximum Number of participants 30)
Placement Type: Structured Volunteer Work (Placements available throughout the year)
a) Teaching Classes
b) Games & Sports
c) Music, Dance & Drama
d) Health| Medical work
e) Community Outreaches
f) HIV/AIDS work
g) Agriculture
h) Children, Youth & Women work
I) Handcrafts/Paintings.

Employment type: Short-term/contract
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Mukono
Prince Joseph Foundation is offering meaningful worthy volunteer placements in Uganda.
Book Your Placement Now! Contact the Organizations directly: (admin@princejosephfoundation.us}
Location: Kampala and Wakiso

How to apply:
To apply contact:admin@princejosephfoundation.us

Business Continuity Manager Job Oppotuinty at Umeme Limited

Business Continuity Manager 

Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimising energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the positions described above.
Reports to CIO
Responsible for: The Business Continuity Manager will be responsible for developing, maintaining and testing UMEME's business continuity program. The person will support the necessary business plan activities to enable UMEME to continue its business in the event of a crisis.
Job Purpose: The position's primary purpose will be to document, test and update business contingency plans across the organisation.
Key Responsibilities
Manage BC Continuity team
Liaise with UMEME BC Champions and co-ordinate departmental plans.
Prepare a business impact analysis.
Assist with definition of critical, time-sensitive functions.
Design, develop and document business continuity plans.
Recommend recovery strategies and options, and assist with the implementation of recovery solutions.
Coordinate business continuity plan exercises.
Develop schedules for training / awareness for business partner associates.
Report the business continuity status of business units to senior management.
Provide expertise and support to management and business functional areas, as requested
Other tasks as required
Required Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Business, Information Management, or a related field; or the equivalent in education and work experience
Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) or Associate Disaster Recovery Planner accreditation desired.
5+ years managing business continuity within an organization
Knowledge of technology and business concepts, life cycles and processes
Self-starter with the ability to work with a great degree of autonomy
Personal Attributes/Competencies:
Planning and Organizational skills
High integrity and honesty
Problem solving and good judgment skills
Good communication skills both written and spoken
Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: March 4, 2013 - 5pm

How to apply:
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application : “Umeme – position name” where you replace position name with the position you would like to apply for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
Web: www.ppg.co.ug