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Tuesday 25 June 2013

Chief Internal Auditor - Uganda Development Bank Limited

Job title: Chief Internal Auditor
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 8 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Job Summary:
The Chief Internal Auditor will assist the board and management of Uganda Development Bank Ltd in the accomplishment of their objectives through independent and objective assurances and consulting activities designed to evaluate and improve the governance, risk management and control processes.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Strategically focus and considerable experience in order to lead teams that undertake strategic level tasks, assignments and projects.
Delivering to the Board Audit Committee in line with their mandate.
Execute the Internal Audit mandate
Based on the key risks, determine in conjunction with key internal stakeholders the audit coverage, resources required and budget for the team.
Be accountable for the audit coverage required to provide assurance on key risks in UDBL and grossly contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of CM key risks.
Progressively monitor the internal and external environment for changes in risk profile and recommend lend changes to ensure the required level of assurance over key strategic and other
Demonstrate influential leadership within the Internal Audit Department
Evaluates the performance of their designated audit team as well as staff undertaking audit activities within the bank
Establish relationships that facilitate effective engagement with senior levels of management and executive without compromising independence, objectivity and ethics in any way.
The ability to manage conflict effectively
Identify and maximize on key strengths within the team to maximize output.
Identify and demonstrate effort in managing areas requiring improvement to integrate customer needs and business requirements, including supporting business processes.
Understanding of internal Financial Controls, IT general and system controls, emerging risks and threats.
Awareness of external environment with regards all factors that may materially affect the business of Uganda Development Bank.
Build and maintain appropriate relationships with management and other key stakeholders and includes regular portfolio meetings to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the portfolio and risk profile of the bank.
Utilize multiple inputs to build portfolio knowledge, including data analytics, review of management information, systems documentation, and research. (e.g. BIS website).
Being risk focused
Be able to differentiate between what is important and what is not while carrying out all assignments.
Taking some risks/aggressively applying the based concepts.
Understanding of Credit Risk, operational Risk, financial risk and all risks incorporated in the Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework.
On-going review of risk assessment, scanning the environment for emerging risks and threats. • Proactive response to change in the risk profile.
Efficient and effective service delivery
Timely, relevant and purpose driven results.
Communicating the key issues with impact.
Issue tracking-follow-up, reporting and escalation where necessary.
Validation of remedial actions prior to closing off outstanding issues.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

At least eight (8) years relevant working experience in a financial institution, five (5) at a managerial level
A Bachelor's level in a relevant field
Relevant professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIA is a must
Membership to at least one international or local professional body in Accountancy or Auditing.
Membership to the institute of internal Auditors
Strategic locus and Considerable experience in teams that have undertaken strategic projects.
Understanding the Business Environment level and ability to take on several assignments and projects
A sound level of business understanding of both internal and external environement.

Personal Competencies:

Ability to acquire & apply knowledge skills.
Specialist skills where required.
Ability to manage risk based audits of varying levels of complexity
Leading assignments of a dynamic & complex nature.
Exercise sound judgment & decision making.
Display professional conduct & integrity at all times.
The ability to persuade & influence people & key stakeholders.
Upholding the highest levels of professionalism both from a business and internal Audit perspective.

Contact/How to apply:
If you have meet the above requirements and you so desire to join our team at Uganda Development Ban, please send your application, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of all academic certificates to:
AG. Director Human Resource & Administration Uganda Development Bank Ltd Plot 6 Nakasero Road, Rwenzori Towers, First Floor, Wing B, Kampala, Uganda Tel: 256-414-355530 Fax: 256-414-355556

NOTE: Only short listed candidates will be contacted

National Professional Officer/Routine Immunization - UN World Health Organization (WHO)

Job title: National Professional Officer/Routine Immunization

Vacancy Notice No.: NPO/Routine Immunization/UGA/13/03
Organisation: World Health Organization (WHO)
Duty Station: WHO Country Office, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: WHO Representative
Grade: WW1
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 7 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Contribute in EPI programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation within the WHO Country Office; support UNEPI to develop national annual and multi-year plans of action and monitor progress of approved activities and indicators.
Provide technical Assistance to the Ministry of Health to strengthen routine immunization and evaluation and reach every district, with special reference to planning and management of resources, establishment of outreach services, supportive supervision, community links with service delivery and waste management plans.
Give technical support to UNEPI in accelerated immunisable diseases control, elimination and eradication; specifically the Polio Eradication Initiative, Measles Control and Elimination, and Maternal and Neonatal Elimination
Provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and districts in micro planning for immunization, with special emphasis on improving coverage, quality of service, and vaccine management, setting priorities based on evidence. and implementing immunization safety and waste management plans.
Monitor progress and constraints in the implementation of national EPI plans, through monitoring of coverage, drop-out rates, vaccine wastage and other indicators, especially in areas supported by grants for routine immunization provided through WHO.
Support UNEPI to plan, implement and monitor capacity-building activities for EPI at national, district and health sub-district levels.
Participate in the identification, planning and evaluation of operational research activities, and document lessons learnt and best practice, particularly from programmes with grant support provided through WHO.
Co-ordinate, prepare and submit technical and financial progress reports to donors as required, in particular for GAVI.
Any other duties assigned by the WHO Representative.

Personal Competencies:
Producing results
Communicating in a credible and effective way
Fostering Integration and team
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Building and promoting partnerships organization and beyond.
Setting an example.
Promoting WHO's position in health leadership.

Very good communication skills
Good Analytical Skills
Design and implementation of operational research

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
A Bachelor of Medicine Degree from a recognized University and Masters Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related health science.
At least seven (7) years experience in the field of Public Health.
Prior experience in the World Health Organization and other United Nations Agencies and in the area of Immunization will be an added advantage.
English language proficiency i.e. written and spoken; working knowledge of French would be added advantage.
Contact/How to apply:

All interested Ugandans who deem themselves as potential employees of the UN’s Health Organisation (WHO) should send their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of certificates and or testimonials to:

The WHO Representative, 60 Prince Charles Drive , P. O. Box 24578 Kampala, Uganda Telephone: 0414 33 55 00

Assistant Savings & Credit Officer -ACDI/VOCA

Job title: Assistant Savings & Credit/Association Development/Officer

ACDI/VOCA was awarded the USAID funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Assistance Program called Resiliency through wealth , Agriculture in Karamoja (RWANU) being implemented in Karamoja Uganda .
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Nakapiripiriti
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree

• He will support the Association Development /Savings and Credit Officer to train and support extension staff in producer group formation /development ,preparation of savings and credit training materials for producer group training and support producer groups to establish linkages between farmer groups and financial institutions for safer savings deposits.

• A Bachelors degree in Social Sciences , business studies or any other related disciplines.
• A minimum of 3 years related field experience in Karamoja region and knowledge of NgaKarimojong language is a requirement.
Contact/How to apply:

Candidates should submit their application letters and CVs to Plot 1 Lomonyang Close , next to Tamarind Hotel Moroto or send to jobs@acdivocaug.biz
Candidates should be ready to start work in August 2013. Applicants are
requested NOT to attach certificates or testimonials , file sizes should be less
than 1MB. Women are encouraged to apply.

Partnerships Associate -Living Goods

Job title: Partnerships Associate

We believe that the poor are not helpless victims; they are resilient entrepreneurs and value conscious consumers. We empower the poor through our networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, fortified foods, water filters, clean cookstoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in the developing world, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, wealth, and productivity of the world’s poor.

Job Summary: Living Goods is entering a period of rapid growth. In addition to growing operations in Uganda and Kenya, we launched an Advisory Services division in 2012 to dramatically scale our impact through partnerships and influence. Living Goods has since brought on several leading global NGOs as clients to adapt and scale Living Goods-like models. The Partnerships Associate will be a core member of the Advisory Services team – supporting client engagements and bringing new business to the unit. From time to time, the Partnerships Associate will lead special operations and strategy-focused projects for LG Uganda and LG Kenya operations.

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 2 years
Minimum degree: Diploma
Job Profile:
We’re looking for someone with a blend of strong management consulting and emerging markets experience who is eager to roll up their sleeves and build this new unit within Living Goods. We’re a small organization striving for big impact so we’re looking for someone proactive and energetic, with a start-up attitude. From day one, you’ll demonstrate problem-solving prowess and commitment to achieving huge impact for Living Goods and our partners.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
Experience in direct selling, franchising, or BoP distribution a plus
Two or more years of management consulting experience with top firm with proven track record of exceeding expectations, or equivalent experience in a fast-paced intense-learning environment
Top-notch quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and proven success proposing useful solutions for internal or external clients
Proven ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner and inspire confidence in a wide variety of audiences
Entrepreneurial spirit and professional maturity; ability to work independently, think creatively, learn quickly and know when to seek support
Experience working with culturally diverse teams in developing countries, preferably Sub Saharan Africa.
Contact/How to apply:

If interested in working with Living Goods, Send a single file with resume/CV and cover letter to jobs@livinggoods.org not forgetting to include:

How you heard about this position
Current and desired salary
Optional – Links to any online content that helps us know you better: LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogs, or relevant work samples.
Please type “Partnership Associate – [insert last name]” in the subject line.

Programme Support Manager - Independent Development Fund (IDF)

 Job title: Programme Support Manager - IDF

The Independent Development Fund is a Ugandan non- political, non- governmental, not for profit grant mechanism, providing support to civil society organizations to promote human rights, access to justice and social accountability in Uganda. We seek to recruit a qualified individual to fill the position of Programme Support Manager.
Employment type:
Full time
City / Location:
Kampala, Uganda
Min. years of experience:
5 years
Minimum degree:
Bachelors degree
To provide leadership in grant management, in line with the Fund’s policies, procedures and regulations.
Lead the process of review, technical and financial assessment of the grant applications
Make recommendations on the eligibility of applications for grants as per the IDF grant management policy and procedures and donor guidelines
Identify organizational capacity gaps of the grantees and coordinate appropriate capacity development interventions
Prepare agreements and memorandum of understanding for grantees for final approval and sign off.
Receive grantee funds requests and authorize processing of grant transfers.
Develop and implement appropriate training and capacity building initiatives for the grantees
Ensure that the funds /grants policies, procedures and regulations, are followed and kept under review
Develop good working relationships with the stakeholders.
Follow up continuous improvement in grant administration and other programme areas
Contact/How to apply:

To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: “PRM-IDF or PSM-IDF” depending on what position you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
Closing date is 5 PM on Friday the 28th of June 2013.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only the selected 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, Uganda
Attn.: The HR Consultant
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug