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Tuesday 6 August 2013

Business Analyst - Biometric / Identity Management Practice Job

Job title:Business Analyst 

Techno Brain is the leading IT solutions, IT training, and BPO/ITES Service Company operating in Africa, USA, India, UK and UAE. Techno Brain is committed to deliver high quality, cost effective and off the shelf solutions to NGO's, Government, and Private Organizations across the Globe.
Our competences and experience span the entire spectrum of ICT solutions, IT training and BPO/ITES services. Such as Business technology and consulting, Product development, Implementation services, Systems Integration, Customer software development, IT training and Education, Business process outsourcing, IT infrastructure services, IT enabled services and Managed Services.

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Job category: IT/Software Development
Min. years of experience: 6 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: August 20, 2013 - 10am
Job description – Candidate should have total 6 year + experience in Presales & Business Development.
Experience on Biometrics and applications of Biometric devices, AIDC, RFID, SMARTCARD, GPS & POS.
Good at documentation – Making Proposals & Tenders. Responsible for providing pre-sales technical support to sales team with business development activities including building technical and financial proposals, responding to tenders, enterprise solutions and product demos to prospects for acquisition of new projects and customers.
Roles & Responsibilities
- Manage, support, and supervise the business development department responsible for acquisition of new projects and project bids.
- Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities. Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings.
- Proactively develops and improve products and services by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements.
- Set sales targets and define strategy to achieve these targets and to follow the set strategy punctually.
- Manage the proposal development process and maintain the time-lines for the proposal teams.
- Coordinate with sponsors concerning size, standards, conditions and timing of research.
- Support marketing activities, including trade/ scientific shows, mailings, etc. Initiate marketing strategies and coordinate actions to influence the market.
- Planning and preparing presentations.
- Establishing and maintaining working relationships. Communicating new product developments to prospective clients.
- Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.
Skills & Experience
- Overall 6+ experience in the industry with a minimum 3 years+ of experience in a Business Development Manager / Business Analyst role.
- Qualifications: A graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or IT back ground.
- Proven IT Solutions & Services sales management experience, together with a good record of achieving targets.
- Experience of managing multiple customers across geographies
- Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, and both technical and non- technical, and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals in a professional and service-oriented manner
Contact/How to apply:
CVs to be sent to hr.ug@technobrainltd.com
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Mercy Corps does high-quality, analytical work in very difficult places. We have been operating in Uganda since 2006 and currently implement development programs in the Acholi and Karamoja sub-regions of Uganda with funding from USAID, EC, SDC, and USDA.
Much of our work focuses on crowding-in private sector actors to deliver highly demanded but poorly supplied products and services that enhance the growth and competitiveness of the agricultural sector and improve the overall quality of life for the poor. Our work is market-oriented and consistently innovative and dynamic.
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
Job category: Production/Operations
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Required languages: English
Required IT skills: MS Office (in general)MS WordMS ExcelMS PowerpointMS OutlookMS Access
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Salary level: Above 2,000,000shs Gross
Closing date: August 9, 2013 - 5pm
Responsible for all distribution commodities from call forward to distribution, including call forwards, tracking, reporting and compliance. Responsible for working with food distribution partners to ensure compliance with appropriate procedures. All activities and commodities are to be documented in accordance with MC formats and procedures. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage all commodity imported and used for Mercy Corps programs in Uganda.
Work with the teams to compile the Annual Estimate of Requirements based on ration size and beneficiary counts.
Handle all commodity reporting, including damage reports, commodity status reports, AERs, etc.
Work with headquarters on call forward.
Create tender documents as necessary for inland shipping. Create and negotiate contracts with shippers.
Work with UNBS as necessary for commodity certification and testing.
Travel to port of entry (Dar es Salaam or Mombasa) to observe commodity inspection and loading.
Work with any necessary authorities (Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya) to receive import permits and any necessary clearances for commodity importation.
Collect and record surveyors’ reports and delivery orders and reconcile them with other records and documents.
Work with shippers to verify invoices and loss claims and process as necessary.
Collect, track, and maintain records of waybills in and out of Mercy Corps’, World Vision, and WFP warehouse(s), including all waybills related to commodity loans or incoming shipments.
Collect and maintain store releases, stock records and distribution reports and reconcile them after every distribution
Perform warehouse inspections on all warehouses, and keep records of inspections.
Create and maintain fumigation schedule.
Maintain records of beneficiary numbers by project and group
Conduct a physical count of commodities on hand at the end of every week, and reconcile that account with information in the database. Report any discrepancies.
Compile commodity distribution reports, recipient status report, and commodity distribution plan.
Maintain the master log of distributions.
Compile and regularly update a report for visitors on distribution programs, including photographs.
Maintain copies of warehouse, handling, transportation, service, and other key contracts, agreements, and documents.
Represent Mercy Corps in a professional manner to suppliers, government officials, local and international community groups, suppliers, the UN and others as needed.
Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps.
This position requires at least 5 years’ relevant experience in all areas of commodity management including tracking commodities and monitoring the shipping, storage, and distribution of goods.
A university degree is required, ideally in a field related to information technology or management.
At least 2 years’ experience working with Title II programs commodity management.
Applicant must also have solid skills in data entry and close attention to detail.
Fluency in verbal and written English communication is required.
Candidate must also possess an ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines, and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
Well-developed computer skills with strong familiarity of databases and Microsoft Word and Excel are needed.
Contact/How to apply:
Applications: Submit your application including a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates to the HR/Admin Manager, Kampala Head Office on Plot 1102, Nsambya Estate Road in Nsambya or to Mercy Corps Offices in Kotido and Kaabong. E-mailed applications with cover letter to mcuganda@ug.mercycorps.org will also be accepted. Deadline for Submission: Close of business on August 9th, 2013. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer

PA/Admin Officer - Catalyst East Africa

Job title: PA/Admin Officer

We are a UK based company recently registered in Uganda. We support NGOs in Uganda in trying to survive through these harsh economic conditions through proposal writing, strategic partnerships and networking. Due to our successful start in Uganda, we are seeking to expand and invest into a local workforce to be based at our Kampala office. Please check the 'working with us' area of our website for further details.
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Job category: Administrative/Clerical
Required languages: English
Required IT skills: MS Office (in general)
Minimum degree: Certificate
Closing date: August 10, 2013 - 1pm
We are looking for a bright individual who can work across a number of functions from administrative tasks, front desk and act as a personal assistant to the Director. You must have an excellent command of written and spoken English. Previous experience is desirable but not essential. This is a paid position.
Contact/How to apply:
Please apply online or forward cv and brief statement to catalysteastafrica@gmail.com
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Accountant/HR Coordinator - Dispensers for Safe Water, IPA Uganda

Accountant/HR Coordinator

Each year, over 1.8 million children under the age of five die from diarrhea, a leading cause of which is unsafe drinking water. Dispensers for Safe Water (DSW) is an entrepreneurial team tasked with scaling the Chlorine Dispenser System (CDS) – a proven innovation that dramatically expands access to water treatment at an extremely low cost. DSW is growing rapidly: we currently serve almost 100,000 people in Uganda. Our goal is to reach 5 million people in the next 3 years in multiple countries, which will prevent 2.3 million cases of child diarrhea and avert over 2,200 child deaths each year.
Job title: Accountant/HR Coordinator
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala, Uganda
Required languages: English
Closing date: August 10, 2013 - 11pm
The DSW program seeks to fill a vacant position for an Accountant/HR Coordinator to support our scale-up work in Uganda. For this position, we are seeking a person who is motivated by the opportunity to expand a program with proven impact, potential to improve the health of millions and save thousands of lives. The Accountant/HR Coordinator will be based in IPA’s Kampala Office, with some travel to field sites, and will work with the DSW team to support all accounting and HR work as part of the programme. The IPA Finance Manager will provide administrative and technical oversight for this position.
Review expense reports for accuracy and completeness and ensure that they have been fully approved before payment; post all transactions into Quick Books.
Maintain the uncleared cash advance file and prepare past due advance report for the Finance Manager.
Review and prepare checks, cash payment vouchers, or wire transfer requests based on fully approved documents, and present to approved check-signers for review and signature; make sure that all supporting documentation is prepared and filed according to best practices.
File all cash and bank vouchers and maintain voucher filing system such that files are updated, complete and safeguarded.
Prepare bank payment vouchers and ensure that all bank transactions are properly and fully documented; reconcile the bank and cash accounts monthly.
Maintain custody of the office cash fund and make daily payments of approved transactions.
Maintain benefits accrual documentation and prepare benefits monthly accrual entries.
Assist the Finance Manager in preparation of payroll and ensure timely submission of appropriate statutory deductions in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.
Prepare allocation journal entries to clear pool accounts.
Maintain lease and rental agreement files and prepare monthly amortization entries of prepaid accounts.
Carrying out cash counts with the Finance Manager.
Prepare photocopies of vouchers and other supporting documents as required for the monthly reporting package.
Ensure expenses are legally reimbursable based on grant agreements (e.g. USAID).
Assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports including account balances, cash flow and cash request statements, and additional periodic financial reports as requested by IPA management.
Assist with yearly audit engagements.
Establish credit payment facilities with preferred suppliers upon request.
Receive and review purchase requests and procurement documentation submitted by the program; pay suppliers in a timely manner once documentation received.
Compile monthly statements for review.
Human Resources:
Maintain and update compliant short-term and long-term employment DSW specific contract templates.
Issue employment contracts to new staff upon request and maintain updated file and database of employee contract agreements and key HR data .
Ensure staff are oriented to basic administrative procedures, enrolled in appropriate benefit programs and oriented to key policies and how to use benefits.
Ensure the Finance Manager has all the information on DSW Staff to be able to pay staff on time, add bonuses and make appropriate salary deductions.
Maintain overview and support performance review process for all program staff.
More information on the Dispenser for Safe Water Program can be found at: http://poverty-action.org/safewater
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Accounting/HR Coordinator. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. IPA is an equal opportunity employer. Please direct questions to Astrid R.N. Haas, dsw.uganda@gmail.com
Contact/How to apply:
Applications can be submitted via email to dsw.uganda@gmail.com with the subject line “Accountant/HR Coordinator”
Please attach the following documents:
Cover letter explaining interest in the position and fit for the role
Salary Expectations
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by email for an interview.
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Country Manager - People Performance Group

 Country Manager 

People Performance Group is a leading human resource consultancy firm in Uganda that gives expert advice within executive search, selection, assessment, outsourcing and other human resource procedures. We are looking for a highly professional person to provide a strategic direction towards the achievement of the organizations, philosophy, mission and objectives.
Job title: Country Manager
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Job category: Management Consulting Services
Min. years of experience: more than 10 years
Required languages: English
Required IT skills: MS Office (in general)
Minimum degree: Masters degree
Closing date: April 10, 2013 - 4pm
To implement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization's philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives."
1. Develop a tactical/operational plan to advance the company's mission and objectives and to promote revenue, profitability, and growth as an organization.
2. Oversee company operations to insure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.
3. Take an operational role in HR projects as and when needed
4. Assist the sales team in pre-sales
6. Review activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.
7. Evaluate performance of Task Managers and direct reports for compliance with established policies and objectives of the company and contributions in attaining objectives/performance appraisals
9. Represent the company at forums sessions, committee meetings, and at formal functions.
10. Promote the company to national constituencies.
11. Build a network using personal contacts, direct mail, special events, and foundation support.
12. Present finances on a monthly basis
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. Please mark your application : “PPG– position name where you replace position name with the position advertised. 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
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Chief Operating Officer (Cables & Electrical Products), Kenya

Job title:  Chief Operating Officer (Cables & Electrical Products), Kenya
Datum Recruitment Services

Employment type: Full time
Country: Kenya
City / Location: Nairobi
Job category: Other
Min. years of experience: more than 10 years
Required languages: English
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: October 31, 2013 - 3pm
Designation: Chief Operating Officer (Cables & Electrical Products), Kenya
Reference ID : REQ 0638
Summary :
Senior Management Jobs in Africa
Our client is a leading regional player in Africa who provides various careers in Africa.
The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Company’s strategy with a view to creating shareholder value. The incumbent will ultimately be responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the Company’s long and short term plans.
Experience: Min: 10 Year(s) Max: 20 Year(s)
Location: Kenya
Education: B.E./B.Tech
Industry Type: Electricals / Switchgears
Functional Area : Top Management
Role: Head / VP / GM-Operations
Desired Candidate Profile:
Qualifications & Experience
A university degree in Engineering or related field.
Demonstrated management and leadership skills
Ten (10) years’ related experience required at a senior level
Demonstrated experience in engaging with local, regional and international organizations
Understanding of the Electrical, Cable and Construction Industry in general
Previous experience in Africa is preferred.
Core competencies and Attributes
Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity
Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative
Team player and Leader: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behaviour towards others
Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making
Job Description
Provide overall leadership in the operations of the Company.
Development and implementation of strategies as approved by the Board.
Ensuring compliance with statutory, legal and regulatory requirements and establishing measures and plans against business risks
To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the Company’s philosophy, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives
Promoting the Company’s image and developing good working relationships with all customers, stakeholders and partners
Advising the Board of Directors on operations, investment planning, viable and sustainable development of the Company.
Ensures effective internal controls and management information systems are in place.
Ensure proper manpower is in place, properly deployed, motivated and developed to maximise their productivity.
Organization : Leading Regional player in East Africa
Company Profile :
Our client is a leading regional player with business into building materials, electrical products.
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Contact/How to apply:
Datum Recruitment Services
Email :- recruit@datumhin.com
Website : - http://www.datum-recruitment.com/jobs-in-africa.php
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