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Thursday 3 October 2013

Chief Executive Officer Job opportunity in Uganda at Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Organization: Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)
City Kampala,
Country Uganda

About URBRA:
The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) was created by the URBRA Act 2011 to oversee and regulate the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda both in the public and private sector, and to protect the interests of members and beneficiaries of all schemes.

Job Summary: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will lead the Authority during the institutional development phase and the reform process of the Uganda pension sector reform. The CEO will report to the Board of Directors and undertake all the administrative functions of the Authority

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Providing leadership to the URBRA to make it a fully functional regulatory and supervisory authority.
Establishing and achieving the current and long-term objectives of the authority, including developing and implementing a strategic plans.
Responsible for day-to-day decision making regarding the organizational financial, regulatory and other obligations.

General Manager jobs opportunity in Uganda at EGISS Engineering Contractors Limited

Job Title: General Manager
Organization: EGISS Engineering Contractors Limited
City Kampala
Country Uganda
Category management

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
General administration of the firm to ensure operational efficiency and profitability;
Ensure all bids are prepared on time and to the desired quality standards as set by the Directors;
Responsible for all HR issues;
Ensure that on-going construction projects are being delivered on time, to quality and cost with proper documentation;
Ensure proper project cash-flow management and CRM,
Ensure proper financial management at the firm to ensure proper accounting documentation, filing of URA Tax returns, production of all relevant financial reports;
Possess high moral standards

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The candidate should possess a relevant degree (Management, Engineering) from a recognized institution.
At least 2 years' working experience in a management position.
Ability to write proposals with good project management skills

How to Apply:
Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.
Write an Application letter and CV/Resume.
Merge these two documents into one document in either word or PDF format.
Do not attach or send any scanned documents. These are sometimes too large for our inbox.
Send your application, please click "Apply to Position"
Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.

Managing Director jobs opportunity in Uganda at Airtel Uganda

Job title: Managing Director
Organization Airtel Uganda
Country: Uganda
City Kampala
Category: Administrative/Clerical
Closing date: October 4, 2013

• Define and drive a robust Enterprise Business strategy for Airtel Uganda
• Execute an Enterprise Business strategy that is customer focused in terms of availability and reach.
• Drive Enterprise Business performance against targets and key business parameters.
• Ensure optimal spend of sales in areas of Corporate, postpaid, SME and Data.

Procurement Officer Jobs opportunity in Uganda at The Auditor General

Job title: Procurement Officer
Organization The Auditor General
Country: Uganda
City Kampala
Category: Procurement
Closing date: October 4, 2013

• Applicants should be Ugandans holding Either an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management obtained from a recognized University /Institution or an Honors Bachelor’s Degree plus a post graduate Diploma in procurement and
• Supply chain management from a recognized Institution or full professional qualification in Procurement and Supply Chain Management .

Managing Director jobs opportunity in Uganda at Dama Consultants Limited

Job Title: Managing Director
Organization: Dama Consultants Limited
City Kampala,
Country Uganda
Category Management

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide business leadership in developing and implementing the Bank’s strategic plans to achieve sustainable growth and profitability
Direct the Bank’s management of financial and operational systems, procedures and controls
Offer strategic direction on new investments, business opportunities and initiatives over the long term
Advise the Board on business plans and operational issues and communicate and lead implementation of the Board’s decisions
Maintain and develop organizational culture, values and reputation with all staff, customers, suppliers, partners and regulatory bodies

Data Administrator jobs opportunity in Uganda at Compuscan CRB Ltd

Job Title Data Administrator
Organization Compuscan CRB Ltd
City Kampala
Country Uganda
Category IT

An exciting vacancy has arisen in the ICT department at Compuscan CRB Ltd that will soon be
filled. Compuscan is looking to recruit a successful candidate that possesses ALL of the listed
attributes as set out below. If you qualify please apply.
• Minimum education must be an Advanced Diploma in Software Engineering (or equivalent)
• Minimum 5 years working experience in a relevant field.


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Service Desk Analyst Jobs opportunity in Uganda at Wipro Technologies

Job Title: Service Desk Analyst
Organization: Wipro Technologies
Country Uganda
City Kampala

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The applicant should possess a relevant university degree i.e. Computer Science, Information Technology
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Customer service orientation and ability to work in a team
Excellent Soft skill, Communications skills (Voice & Email) to handle global customers
Strong keyboard skills

Language Trainers Job in Uganda at Peace Corps Uganda

Job Title: Language Trainers: (Alur, Madi and Runyoro/Rutooro)
Organization: Peace Corps Uganda
City Kampala
Country Uganda

About Peace Corps:
Peace Corps Uganda is developing a roster of temporary trainers and training activities support personnel, who can be called upon as need arises for the positions listed herein. The roles are short-term activities. Language trainers shall be required to reside, during these periods, in a rural setting. Contract period: December 2013 – January 2014. See http://www.uganda.peacecorps.gov/ for more details about Peace Corps Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicants should hold at least a diploma in the area of specialization
Experience in teaching and analyzing a Ugandan language
Experience in adult education training and community development
Excellent communication skills in English and a Ugandan language.

How to Apply:
All submissions should be electronic.
Candidates with the requisite qualifications may submit a Word formatted letter of interest, resume, names and contact information for three references to applications@ug.peacecorps.gov Clearly indicate the language applied for on the subject line of the cover email: For example “Alur”or “Madi” or “ Runyoro/Rutooro.” All submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned. You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified. If called for an interview, you will be expected to bring a reference letter from your area Local Council (LC1) as well as your copies of academic credentials.

Deadline: 11th October, 2013

Chief Technical Officer jobs opportunity in Uganda at Afrimax Uganda Limited

Job Title: Chief Technical Officer
Organization:  Afrimax Uganda Limited
City Kampala
Country Uganda

About Us:
4G Networks Rwanda are focusing on bringing broadband internet to Africa using TD-LTE technology. In order to manage these operations we will establish a small, highly qualified team of engineers and technicians in each market to oversee all the technical development and operations of the radio network, the core network and the IT systems to run the business. The technical team will work closely with the commercial and finance teams in the market. The technical team will be lead by the Chief Technical Officer (CTO).

Job Summary: The CTO will report to the local Managing Director with a dotted line to the Global Chief Technology Officer. The CTO will have responsibility to plan, implement and deploy the national broadband network in concert with the needs of the marketing plan and in co-ordination with the corporate team. In conjunction with the local Managing Director, the CTO will ensure the networks are built cost effectively and with the quality that matches our strategic plans. The CTO will contribute to the development of business plans and will ensure the systems and organization is in place in the national market to grow the business effectively and efficiently.  It is anticipated that the CTO will have the minimal number of direct reports to get the job done, while ensuring quality service is delivered to the customers, and to the company wide IT users. The CTO will ensure vendor relations are maintained with a short and long term view of the interests of the company, and that technology issue resolutions are quickly addressed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Protecting license and partnerships by responsible development and operation of the network
Help the local organization recruit and hire local engineering and technical staff
Train and support technical staff with network planning and implementation issues
Oversee the design and operation of the network and IT systems to ensure optimal quality of service including capacity planning for the various nodes within the networks.
Ensure network growth is tied to capacity needs, and coverage is tied to requirements as defined by marketing inputs
Maintain cost control
Manage personnel in the technical team
Work closely with the local Managing Director and CFO and take responsibility for the technical Capex & Opex Budgets for rollout and operations
Maintain a strategy for Vendor Management taking responsibility for ongoing relationships with equipment suppliers, ensuring both company and Vendor contract agreement commitments are met
Make sure the local organization is effectively securing necessary sites and implementing the needed civil works in a cost effective manner and in a timely way

Director Plantations Job Opportunity in Uganda at National Forestry Authority

Job Title: Director Plantations
Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Reports to: Executive Director
City Kampala,
Country Uganda
Salary Scale: NFA 2

About NFA:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a body corporate established by the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 to manage Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) on a sustainable basis and supply high quality forestry-related products and services to Government, local communities and the private sector.

Job Summary: The Director Plantations will ensure that Forest plantation development and community tree growing are geared towards self sufficiency taking into consideration the conservation, socio-economic and biodiversity issues in afforestation operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan, lead and control all plantation activities with the help of a team of plantation staff, contractors, forest adjacent communities and other technical experts.
Initiate and pursue the development of strategies and identification of opportunities to strengthen commercial aspects in line with the Authority’s vision.
Assist in implementation of the National Tree Planting Strategy through awareness creation, integration into NFA operations and expanding partnerships.

Stores Manager Job opportunity in Uganda at Steel Company

Job Title: Stores Manager
Organization: Steel Company
City Kampala
Country Uganda

About Us:
Our Client is the leading producer of quality steel products in Uganda, with far reaching influence across the East African region and is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Access all requisitions and ensure timely Purchase of Authorized Orders.
Compare and contrast quotations received and get the most competitive supplier.
Ensure purchase of right quality and quantity as per the placed orders.
Ensure all invoices are sent to accounts and follow up for their payments.
Maintain all suppliers’ records for assessment.
Manage sub-contracts and repair work.
Generate accurate and timely reports.
Receive and check all goods purchased and make comparisons with the local purchase order.
Maintain records and check all receipts and stock bin cards.
Ensure all store items are labeled as per the classification.
Maintain daily records as per daily stock verification

Resourcing Officer Job opportunity in Uganda at Stanbic Bank Uganda

Job Title: Resourcing Officer: SBG10
Organization: Stanbic Bank Uganda
city Kampala
Country Uganda
Reports to: Manager – Shared Services

About Stanbic:
Stanbic Bank Uganda is looking to attract inspired individuals with the skills to offer world class business solutions to our customers. Are you able to network and influence effectively? We invite you to apply for the following role in the Human Resources department.

Job Summary: The Resourcing Officer will primarily be responsible for the delivery and execution of strategic resourcing against quality, time and cost objectives in order to source the right people in the right roles at the right time.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Understands the optimal resourcing solutions and processes to be delivered in accordance with resourcing architecture, taking into account business needs through both a pre-consult and on-going business engagement  
Implements the recruitment and selection process within a functional area, adhering to required processes and procedures, ensuring compliance and mitigating all risk

Chief Commercial Officer Job in Uganda at Afrimax Uganda Limited

Job Title: Chief Commercial Officer
Organization:  Afrimax Uganda Limited
City Kampala
Country Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

Job Summary: The Chief Commercial Officer is responsible for the Sales, Marketing and Customer Service departments, ensuring customers are managed throughout their lifecycle with the Company.

Key Performance Areas:
Offer strategic direction, coordinate and implement all aspects of the marketing programmes to meet targeted revenues and subscriber growth;
Prepare Marketing budgets and manage expenditure within approved budgets;
Ensure service offerings are relevant to consumers and competitive in the market;
Ensure that sales targets are achieved and staff are fully trained on all products and services;
Responsible for providing high levels of customer service that meet Afrimax KPI requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, implement, and facilitate annual marketing plan; Support and facilitate development and implementation of brand marketing plans.
Plan and administer the annual Marketing budget.
Continuously review pricing, service offerings in light of competitive and consumer activities and trends, recommending actions as appropriate.
Organize and implement consumer research including: Customer satisfaction surveys, Consumer trend research, U&A studies, Ad hoc research to support service and promotional offerings
Oversee business development activities including: Investigation of new services, testing and launch; Continuous testing of new ideas to evaluate potential for revenue enhancement.
Oversee brand communications activities through selected agency(s) including: Above-the-line activities including press, TV, radio and billboard advertising; Below-the-line activities including POS, outlet branding, literature; Customer retention activities including loyalty programs and website; internal staff communications, public relations efforts

Project Area Manager Job Opportunity in Uganda at The Water Trust

Job Title: Project Area Manager
Organization: The Water Trust (TWT)
Reports to: Executive Director, TWT and Board of Directors, New York, NY
City Masindi,
Country Uganda

About TWT:
The Water Trust (TWT) provides sustainable investments in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to combat disease and poverty in the developing world and allow people to live empowered lives of dignity. Currently, TWTs geographic focus is western Uganda. TWT implements community driven projects, the majority of which are village partnerships that consist of a hand dug well, TWT-facilitated Community Led Total Sanitation and monitoring and evaluation of these developments that are implemented in collaboration with the local government, village and TWT. Additionally, TWT implements pilot studies aimed to improve the long-term management of the water sources.

Job Summary: The Project Area Manager will be responsible for ensuring project work is carried out efficiently and to budget. Particularly;
Implement a program of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) community-driven implementation, education and monitoring projects in target areas
Ensure that the program is done in accordance with an agreed work plan and budget
Manage a team of 14 full-time employees and 5 contracted employees in two different locations (Masindi and Kiryondongo Districts of western Uganda)

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure field activities are implemented on time through efficient planning and logistical management
Send regular reports to US Management on all operational aspects of the project (weekly and quarterly) in a clear and effective communication style
Manage the authoring of webpage with pictures, video and commentary
Maintain records in accordance with internal regulations
Develop quarterly and annual work plans and budgets to meet targets successfully in collaboration with US Management
Financial modeling, budgeting and planning for $400,000 budget and a team of 14 employees
Build and maintain a strong working relationship with local Government officials and other development partners keeping them abreast of project progress and seeking their feedback
Oversee and conduct strategic planning in alliance with TWT and needs of local WASH space
Represent TWT at local, district and national levels in a professional manner
Ensure project staff are motivated and morale is kept high
Conduct additional reasonable tasks as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate will have management experience in a developing country, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong planning and organizational skills, patience and a sense of humor
The applicant should possess a relevant bachelor’s degree
Experience of working at management level within a developing world context (preferably within a WASH context) for at least two years
Project management skills and the capacity to manage time and workload effectively
Ability to meet heavy workloads and multiple project deadlines simultaneously
Able to absorb information quickly, understand it and make decisions based upon it within a short timeframe
Good working knowledge of IT; word processing, spreadsheets, Excel databases, email and comfortable with illustrative media, photo & video production
Attention to detail and organization
Excellent understanding and fluency of budgeting, financing, accounts and overseeing internal and external regulations

Human Resources and Administration Coordinator Job in Uganda at International Justice Mission (IJM)

Job Title: Human Resources and Administration Coordinator
Organization: International Justice Mission (IJM)
City Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: IJM Director of Finance and Administration

About IJM:
International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local officials to ensure immediate victim rescue and aftercare, to prosecute perpetrators and to promote functioning public justice systems. International Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda is working to eliminate property grabbing in Uganda by bringing rescue and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators, and transformation to the public justice system as a whole. As the Human Resources and Administration Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to manage human resources, procurement and general office administration functions in the Kampala office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Human Resources:
Perform HR management functions, including recruiting, on-boarding, training, discipline, compliance, performance management, professional development, documentation, etc.;
Track, monitor and record employee leave, attendance, overtime and working hours;
Support the Director of Finance/Admin in management of employee benefits programs; and
Manage staff care program to encourage emotional and professional health of staff members.