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Tuesday 20 August 2013

Sourcing Governance & Controls Manager Job Opportunity at Barclays Bank Uganda

Job Title: Sourcing Governance & Controls Manager BA3 - 00116068
Organisation: Barclays Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary:
To deliver the Sourcing Ethics, Risks, Governance and Control activity in-country to realise significant control over the third party arena thereby enabling value delivery for business and build market leading sourcing capability:
Deliver Sourcing Governance support in respect of SSMP guidance for the in country sourcing team
Set up and implement in-country sourcing governance, controls and process and train in-country sourcing function as required (Sourcing & Supplier Management Policy; P2P; Preferred Supplier Lists; Principle Risk Reports; Compliance Monitoring)
Implement robust compliance monitoring tools and processes to ensure adherence to Global & BA Sourcing policies

Develop relationships to influence the business and steer the strategic direction in local Sourcing activity
Work collaboratively with business, BA sourcing teams and specialist functional support (Compliance, Risk, Audit, Legal, etc) to deliver goals
Develop, lead and motivate local teams to adhere and embed the SSMP policies and processes
Champion knowledge sharing across team, Sourcing and the business through Global Sourcing Ethics, Risks and Governance policies, ensuring consistent implementation of best in class tools and techniques
Ensure that all local sourcing activity meets the requirements of country legal and regulatory bodies

Cash Sales Manager jobs Vacancy in Uganda at Barclays Bank Uganda

Job Title: Cash Sales Manager
Organisation: Barclays Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary: The primary objective of this role is to maximize the Bank’s earnings through the sale of Cash Management solutions to targeted Corporate Banking clients.  To be accomplished by;
Winning new client mandates, expanding existing relationships, and protecting current business flows.
Ensuring new Cash Management income streams are sustainable; this role must support the establishment of strong, long-term client relationships in conjunction with the Relationship Management teams.

1.      Sales (70%)
Achieve sales performance targets as specified and agreed to within annual objectives.
Segment each client/prospect based on anticipated need and forecasted growth potential. (Priority Client Targeting)
Agree on annual client sales objectives and action plans with assigned Relationship Management teams for all ‘Priority Clients’ and review progress quarterly.
Plan specific call objectives required to ‘advance’ the sales process with each client.
Complete call reports to summarize discussions, opportunities and agreed actions related to all client sales calls.
Maintain accurate ‘Cash Maps’ for all ‘Priority Clients’ as new information is identified during the sales process.
Uncover client dissatisfaction with current situation in areas where Barclays can provide alternative solutions.
Update sales pipeline system on a weekly basis as new business opportunities are identified and existing deals are moved forward.

Head of Administration Job Opportunity in Uganda at Total Uganda Limited

Job Title: Head of Administration

Organisation: Total Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

About Total:
Total Uganda is seeking to employ qualified candidates for the vacant post, may the competent persons apply. The company is recruiting young graduates looking for a career in the oil & gas industry.

Oversee the implementation of company policies in the Human Resources Department for national employees.
Plan and coordinate all matters related to staff administration.
Coordinate the implementation of management decisions relating to organizing, appraising, developing and controlling HR administrative matters in the company.
Validate the employees’ salaries and related provisions, deductions and reconciliations in the company’s payroll system.

Finance and Administration Manager Job Opportunity at British Council

Job Title Finance and Administration Manager

Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Finance and Resources

Job Summary:  The Finance and Administration Manager will oversee the day to day financial accounting and administrative services and provide support to UK staff presence in Uganda in order to meet corporate standards and improve on operational efficiencies.

Job Context and Environment:
The Finance and Administration Manager reports to the Head Finance and Resources and is responsible for maintaining internal control procedures, preparation of payroll, procurement and managing office operations. The post holder will also  provide financial support to  Partnerships and Full Cost Recovery Projects,  making sure that such projects are delivered in accordance with the financial procedures of the respective donor/partner.

Financial management:
Monitor the financial environment in order to ensure that the
Council’s processes are adhered to and internal control standards are achieved by;
Processing procurement transaction for Business Support Unit, and shared services

Maintaining of cash controls
Participate in the planning and reporting processes
The post holder must ensure all corporate and audit requirements are complied with across the office and that value for money and quality is achieved.
Administration Management:
Take lead in the management of organisational resources ensuring that they are used in accordance with corporate policies
Maintenance of assets ensuring that they are in good working condition and minimising down time
Fixed assets and inventory are suitably utilised and records are up to date
Security of all British Council assets as per corporate standards
Maintain financial files and records
Maintaining efficiency and good working conditions of the office premises and residences
UK staff presence is in adherence to local requirements
Coordinate with the wider office team the use of shared resources and services
The post holder must ensure all corporate requirements are complied with, and exact value for money and excellent customer service.
Partnerships and Full Cost Recovery Projects:
Work with the programme delivery teams to ensure that the respective projects are delivered in line with donor/partner financial requirements.

The post holder must ensure that all expenses incurred under this project meet donor/partner criteria.
Manage key business processes:
These include emergency procedures, health and safety and security.
Ensure all are tested regularly, up-to-date and effective.
Other administrative work: As required.

Special requirements of the Job:
Some unsocial hours and weekend work may be required.
Please specify any passport/visa and/or nationality requirement.
Right to Work in Uganda.
Please indicate if any security or legal checks are required for this role.
Criminal records, military service and/or child protection checks may be carried out

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The candidate should possess relevant accounting qualifications

Demonstrated experience in financial management, asset and facilities management
Person Specifications:
Making it Happen (essential): Delivering clear results for the British Council
Creating Shared Purpose (essential): Communicating an engaging picture of how we can work together
Shaping the Future (essential): Looking for ways in which we can do things better
Being accountable (essential): Delivering my best work in order to meet my commitments

 How to Apply:
Please carefully read the full job descriptions above and for information on behaviours and generic skills mentioned in the role profiles, please check out the relevant documents at the top of the page on our website Click Here
Please download the application form
Please send the completed application form via email to application@ppg.co.ug with subject naming the position.
Please note that only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted

The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

The British Council is also committed to a Child Protection Policy; applications will be considered only for candidates who declare their agreement to the Policy.

 Deadline: 6th September, 2013 by 16:00

Administrative Officer opportunity for jobs at British Council in Uganda

Job Title: Administrative Officer
Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Partnerships & Projects

Job Summary:  The Administrative Officer will offer consistently quality experiences to British Council internal and external customers by delivering an effective, efficient, and integrated response on the full range of activities and services executed by the Ugandan directorate. The job holder will generally provide administrative support to the British Council Projects Team as directed by the Head of Partnerships & Projects. In addition to the above, this post will also manage our front of house activities in offices in Kampala. The post holder is accountable for the delivery of high quality customer services to all walk in customers.

Job Context and Environment:
British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including
Examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant funded projects.  It has also been lending support to our South Sudan Directorate. This post covers Uganda only. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.

·         Provision of administrative support to the projects team – this will entail:
                    i.            Managing events
                  ii.            Arranging travel for team members within and outside the country, collecting / collating scorecard data
                iii.            Coordinating project procurement activities in line with British Council financial policies and standards
·         Managing activities at the front of house in line with corporate standards and policies; this includes:
                    i.            Attending to all walk-in visitors and providing them a positive experience
                  ii.            Ensuring that all materials, equipment and systems required for managing walk-in customers are in place, are fully functional and are compliant to our brand standards
                iii.            Keeping logs of activity at the front of house and reporting as required on a quarterly basis.
·         Provision of support to the Country Director and Head of Partnerships. This entails scheduling and managing their appointments, travel and any other duties that may be assigned

Deputy Representative Exciting Job Opportunity at UN WOMEN in Uganda

Job title: Deputy Representative
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 7 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: August 21, 2013 - 5pm

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Much of this works takes place at the national/country level in which UN Women either have a Country Representative on site to manage this programme of work, or a Representative covering several countries where an integrated multi-country programme (MCO) is in place.

Job Summary: The Deputy Representative supports the Representative in the overall management of the Country Office. The incumbent is responsible for substantially contributing to the design, implementation, management and oversight of the country programme and to the operations supporting its implementation to ensure effective and efficient delivery of results as planned in UN Women’s Strategic Plan and the Country Office’s plans. The incumbent is expected to bring innovative thinking which fits and adapts to the changing environment to the strategic development of the programme portfolio, and to help raise resources to fund it. He/she also plays a key role in ensuring effective use and management of UN Women resources (material, financial and human) in compliance with UN Women programming and operational policies and regulations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Summary of Key Duties:
Advisory and specialized technical support;
Programme management, monitoring and oversight;
Office management/ Resources and Operations;
Substantive support to UN coordination, advocacy and partnership building;
Knowledge management and capacity building.
1. Advisory and specialized technical support:
As Deputy Representative, serve as key advisor to the Representative and as a senior member of his/her management team in the Country Office strategic discussions and formulation of programs and management operations, including work planning;
Provide specialized technical and strategic support in managing all aspects of Country Office programme design and management of related activities and for ensuring accountability in programme monitoring, reporting and evaluation;

Provide strategic and specialized technical advice to the Representative and put in place systems, processes and mechanisms to improve/enhance programme planning, implementation, monitoring and timely progress reporting.
Draft policy documents, briefs and other strategic papers/materials for use in the development and presentation of innovative and coherent policy and programmatic positions in support of national development priorities and commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment, incorporating regional and global perspectives and contributing to regional and global strategies;
Review and evaluate proposals submitted to the Country Office. Oversee the preparation of donor proposals and reports to ensure quality, timeliness, compliance with requirements as per established rules, regulations, including the commitments under relevant UNDAFs and the UN Women global Strategic Plan to facilitate the review and approval of proposals and reports by the Representative. Take timely action to take any corrective action to meet standards for submissions;
Regularly assess the country level annual work plans, monitor progress on the achievement of goals and targets, and present the Representative with recommendations to assist in development planning.
2. Programme management, monitoring and oversight:
Recommend and establish program monitoring standards, criteria and other indicators for measuring and assessing progress/results;
Monitor the progress on mutually agreed results frameworks and performance indicators and take timely support, action and/or decisions as required;
Lead the processes of preparing reports on progress of programme implementation, assessing results and identifying areas for the Representative’s action and/or decision to ensure achievement of results as planned and in accordance with UN Women’s goals and objectives and accountability framework;

Ensure substantive and high quality proposals following the established rules, and regulations, and adhering to the Strategic Plan and Annual Work plans;
Establish and/or support the development of sustainable and solid relations with counterparts, for effective advocacy and partnerships resulting in the achievement of UN Women goals and objectives in the country, and consequently in the enhanced reputation and credibility of UN Women in delivering results on gender equality and women’s rights.
3. Resources and Operations/Office management:
Support the Representative in the management of the Country Office;
Manage the formulation of the annual Country Office work plan and monitor implementation;
Develop and facilitate an integrated results-based approach to the work of the Country Office using the annual work plan as the road map;
Communicate standards of performance, and assign responsibilities and accountabilities for achieving results;
Support the Representative in the management of human, material, and financial resources, in line with UN Women policies, rules and procedures;
As required coordinate the provision of administrative services with service providers;
Propose and secure annual allocations for the country programme, and ensure the efficient and effective use of such resources in compliance with UN Women financial rules, regulations, and procedures;
Support the Representative in the formulation and implementation of a country resource mobilization strategy;

Contribute substantially to staff management as a whole within the Country Office, particularly on learning, career management, and teamwork. Establish and maintain a harmonious working environment; seek to strengthen team-building by encouraging active participation and interaction at all levels; foster staff motivation, development and empowerment; and lead by example;
As required advise on and support the establishment of a Country Office security strategy and plan in line with UN procedures and requirements; and
Ensure an ethics-based approach to management of all human and financial resources.
4. Substantive support to UN coordination, advocacy and partnership building:

Finance Manager urgently needed in Uganda at Saferworld in Kampala

Job title: Finance Manager

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
• Lead in financial management, system development and line management of financial staff for the Kampala office
• Lead in developing capacity support and collaborative relationships with Saferworld staff and partners to ensure effective financial management across the board
• Lead in financial management, system development and line management of financial staff for the Kampala office and support the program teams
• Manage the finance component of the Finance & Admin Officer’s role: keeping records and performing financial procedures (receipts, payments, petty cash, payroll), including records of program activities
• Lead development and maintenance of strong control environment (bank reconciliations and other control accounts, performance management data, etc)

Marketing Executives Jobs Opportunity in Uganda at DO Group Company Limited

Job title: Marketing Executives

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 1 year
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree

Marketing executives will contribute to, and develop integrated marketing campaigns.
The tasks will typically involve:
• Selling products and services of DO Group Company Limited;
• Liaising and networking with a range of stakeholders including customers, colleagues, suppliers and partner organizations;
• Communicating with target audiences and managing customer relationships;
• Sourcing advertising opportunities and placing adverts in the press – local, regional, national and specialist publications or on the radio;
• Managing the production of marketing materials, including leaflets, posters, flyers, newsletters, e-newsletters and DVDs;

HR Director Job Vacancy in Uganda at A & G Associate Limited

Job title:  HR Director

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: more than 10 years
Minimum degree: Masters degree

• Reporting to the Head of Office and responsible for the overall management of the human resource systems and practice within the region providing counsel on procedures and policy interpretation, recruitment and retention strategies and employee relations issues and local employment laws

• Develop consistent regional HR policy
• Align Human resources strategy and programs with the organization’s strategy
• Manage employees relations practices
• Investigate and resolves external and internal charges of harassment
• Oversee the region’s recruitment and selection practices
• Lead and develop the regional human resources team
• Masters degree in Human Resources Management, Business administration or related field
• 15 years of progressive Human resources experience
• Experience in the development of organizations policies
• Strong interpersonal, persuasion and creative problems solving skills are required
• Working knowledge in English, French and Kiswahili

Contact/How to apply: 
Interested candidate in the above positions should submit their application letter and a one page motivation letter plus a detailed CV to;
Human and Capital Manager,
A and G Associate Limited
plot B1, Naguru Community Estate
P.O.Box 15357,
Kampala Uganda
Closing date: August 30, 2013 - 5pm

Logistics Manager Job Opportunity in Uganda at A&G Associates Ltd

Job title: Logistics Manager
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 8 years
Minimum degree: Masters degree
Closing date: August 31, 2013 - 5pm
• Conduct a logistics field assessment and develop the logistics strategy and implementation plan for the logistics teams
• Ensure the Logistics plan and strategy is implemented and monitored within the project

Finance/Human Resource Manager Job Vacancy in Uganda at International Lifeline Fund

Job title: Finance/Human Resource Manager
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree

International Lifeline Fund (ILF is an innovative humanitarian development organization, dedicated to provide clean drinking water and fuel-efficient cooking techniques to habitants in Kenya, Uganda and Haiti. ILF embraces an entrepreneurial spirit, a bottom-up philosophy to development, and a flexible, low-cost operational approach. ILF’s vision is a world, in which no one is forced to drink contaminated water or expose themselves, their family, and their environment to the harms associated with cooking on an open fire.

Job Summary:
The Finance/Logistics Manager is responsible for managing ILF Uganda’s finances, coordinating logistics and procurement, and providing operational support to ILF Uganda’s Country Director.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Finance
• Administer and monitor the financial and accounting system in order to ensure that the ILF finances and assets are maintained in an accurate and timely manner and comply with the ILF policies and procedures
• Ensure conformity with ILF reporting requirements and compliance standards established by each donor in managing grant projects
• Assist with the preparation of the program budget, establish and maintain cash controls, monitor the purchase order system, reconcile accounts payable and receivable, establish and maintain supplier accounts, prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements and general ledger and assist with audits
• Liaise with Program Managers and Country Coordinator with regard to grant/budgetary issues and monthly financial reports.
• Monitor actual grant expenditures against approved donor line items on a monthly basis; advise program staff of any irregularities and make recommendations for future action o Maintain relations with the bank and service providers as well as important contacts of the organization
2. Logistics
• Supervise procurement of needed supplies in coordination with logistics department o Maintain and implement an effective and well-documented system of procurement, transportation, and storage of materials and supplies
• Manage and maintain all machinery and equipment, implementing a system for monitoring usage and tracking location- add(manage inventory)

Area Sales Executive needed in Uganda at Mukwano Group of Companies

Job title: Area Sales Executive

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 2 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree

Mukwano Group of Companies is recruiting qualified candidates for the vacant position above.
• Aggressively solicit for sales orders
• Get new customers ; Receive customer orders and inquiries ;
• Follow up on dispatch and invoicing of customer orders