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Tuesday 11 June 2013

Insurance Agents - Insurance Company of East Africa (ICEA) in Kampala

Job title: Insurance Agents

1. About this Job:
Insurance Company of East Africa is the leading compound insurance company in East Africa providing both long-term and short term insurance. Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Company awarded an “AA” rating to ICEA for its claims paying ability, thus making us one of the only two insurance companies that are credit rated in Uganda.
If you can influence and are keen to see possibilities turn into actualities, ICEA Uganda wants you on their team!
ICEA_UGANDA is a subsidiary company of Insurance Company of East Africa (ICEA) Kenya limited and is looking to recruit commission-based Insurance Agents.
2. Description:
Reporting to the Unit Manager, Life and Pensions Agency, the role is responsible for implementation of result-oriented marketing and selling initiatives for ultimate sales and profitability performance to build and establish a strong brand identity.
3. Key Accountabilities:
Lead generation
Acquisition of business
Develop and maintain relationships with business stakeholders
client servicing through timely delivery of all documentation and follow-up with customers on all open or unresolved issues
Maintain consistency and continuous improvement in performance
Maintain and keep appropriate records

4. Requirements:
i. Qualifications and experience
A good Bachelors degree or more from a reputable institution. C.O.P qualification will be an added advantage
Good knowledge and application of computer programs especially word, Excel & power-point
Effective communication and presentation skills with fluency in English
1 and above years of successful working experience in sales, marketing, research or other relevant professions
Aged 25 – 35 years
ii. Skills and Competencies:
Excellent networking and interpersonal skills
Persistence, Enthusiasm, self drive & Aggressiveness
Excellent at building Contacts and creating long-term relationships
Great negotiation skills
Visionary, Creative and innovative

5. How to apply:
If you meet or surpass the above specifications and are interested in seeing all your goals come true, apply via email, hand-deliver or post your cover letter with a detailed CV naming at least two professional referees and one academic referee (telephone contact indicated) to:
P.O. Box 33953, KAMPALA
lillian.biira@icea.co.ug OR labiira_icea@live.co.uk
TEL. No. +256414598959 / 772018048

Deadline: 24/06/2013

Graduate Apprenticeship - Simba Group in Kampala

Job title: Graduate Apprenticeship

Simba Group is looking to hire a dynamic, intelligent and enthusiastic graduate with a passion to succeed in business in Uganda. No previous experience is required: this will be a fast-track apprenticeship in one of the country’s top businesses.

Simba Group is a large Ugandan group of businesses - its flagship company is Simba Telecom, as well as having successful businesses in the hospitality, media and power generation industries. Simba has an entrepreneurial philosophy and a very successful history of starting new businesses in different industries. We are looking for a clever, diligent talent to help grow, support and develop Simba Group’s latest start-up business.

The role will provide high-quality, fast-paced and intense training in all areas of business (management, strategy, marketing, finance, operations, etc). Your role will be supporting a new business currently being incubated by the Simba Group. Being a start-up, the new role will be involved in all types of activities which will provide a great grounding in the principles of business.Typical of a start-up, there is no room to be precious: the chosen candidate will be required to help with everything including less glamorous but still important things like making errands, photocopying, etc.
The role is in a small team who have significant experience of top-level business both in Uganda and abroad. Furthermore, you will be exposed to the wider business interests of Simba Group.
Our expectations for the role are high: we genuinely think the selected candidate will be a future leader in Ugandan business.
The ideal candidate should:
Be highly numerate – we need someone who has great mathematical ability, especially when it comes to thinking on the spot
Be logical–we require someone who will think about business in a logical way which will ensure they make the best business decisions
Have a strong desire to learn and succeed – we want someone who is always eager to gain more knowledge and wish to achieve
Be enthusiastic and personable - we want an energetic, go-getting personality which will fit in well with the team
Be flexible – we are looking for someone who is keen and able to move across all aspects of modern business and work hard on whatever is required, from the high-level strategic thinking to the day-to-day drudge work.
The applying candidate must have:
Graduated or currently in final year at a top university
Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) greater than 4.0 and excellent high school record
Bachelors Degree in Economics, Arts, Business, Computer Science, IT, Sciences or Engineering
Demonstrated strong leadership qualities whilst at university
This will be a completely meritocratic decision: we will simply choose the best candidate.

How to Apply
In order to apply, please submit your CV with a short (200 words maximum), typed cover letter on why you think you would be the ideal candidate for the job to careers@simbatelecom.com by Friday.

Deadline: 28th/06/2013

An Efficient business Delivery Model - Uganda Telecom in Kampala

Job Title: An Efficient business Delivery Model

Uganda Telecom is committed to providing exceptional telecommunication services that meet our efficiency .
Good Communication skills
Leadership skills
Strong analytical background
Ability to achieve results
Good Interpersonal Skills
Good Knowledge of operations in the Telecommunications environment
B2B & High Value Segment Manager
Coordinator Acquisition & Usage
Coordinator Data & Usage
Coordinator Retention & Loyalty
Coordinator Marketing Operations
Msente Trade Development Executives

How to apply
For further details regarding the respective jobs, the interested candidates should visit the UTL Website: www.utl.co.ug
Deadline: 14 /06 /2013