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Tuesday 17 December 2013

Driver Job - UN WOMEN in Uganda

Job Title: Driver
Organisation: UN WOMEN
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

The 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.

Job Summary: The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the UN Women Representative and other high-ranking UN officials and visitors ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Upon the request of the supervisor, the Driver can be also required to provide driving services to the operations and programme staff in the Office, consultants and experts and UN staff on mission.

Key Duties
1. Provision of reliable and secure driving services

Promotion and Training Officer - Uganda Coffee Development Authority

Job Title:   Promotion and Training Officer
Organisation: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: COE Coordinator

About UCDA:
Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) was established by statutory mandate in 1991 following the liberalization of the coffee industry. The Statute mandates UCDA to: “oversee the coffee industry by supporting research, promoting production, controlling the quality and improving the marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to farmers”. UCDA is implementing the Robusta Coffee Centre of Excellence Project with support from aBi Trust. The COE Project is aimed at developing a sustainable coffee value chain through development of technologies, innovations and promotion of best practices along the coffee value chain, exploring best practices in coffee, conducting specific research to provide accurate information, and carrying out demonstration activities with the view of improving household incomes, and creating a coffee culture. The COE will offer recognized expertise and experience to benefit members of the coffee sector, and also demonstrate the best coffee practices.

Job Summary: The Promotion and Training Officer will be responsible for market research and training programs, and promote a culture of excellence in order to improve the image of Ugandan coffees and exploit fine Robusta and sustainable niches.

Future Opportunities for Students - Associates in Uganda

Title: Future Opportunities for Students - Associates
Recruiter Deloitte East Africa
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reference Code: EAU-64397-RS

About Deloitte:
Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across four (4) countries of the region: Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania. A career in Deloitte offers you the opportunity to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment and participate in a range of "diversity and inclusion" initiatives. You will get the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career in the Ugandan market. Leverage your talent by applying for this exciting opportunity.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist in planning work on assigned segments of any of the following functions: audit, financial advisory, enterprise risk services, tax services, consulting and internal client services;
Execute detailed function procedures, including reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports and procedures and conducting relevant tests which are sufficient in scope to support professional opinions as to the fair representation of client interests;
Assist in the collation of data, preparation of reports and analytical reviews, as necessary;
Prepare work papers which record and summarise function procedures performed and ensure that working papers are filed per approved firm guidelines;

Assistant Accountant needed at world vision Uganda

Job Title:   Assistant Accountant (2 Career Jobs)
Recruiter World Vision Uganda
Reports to:  Programme Accountant
Duty Station: Bundibugyo and Offaka (Arua),
Country Uganda

About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 40 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:
The Assistant Accountant will offer technical support to the programme/cluster in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable International Financial Accounting standards and liaise with the Program Accountant and Regional Finance officer on all financial matters relating to the programme/ cluster.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide technical support to the programme/ cluster staff and maintain high quality, accurate and reliable financial information.
Assist in developing programme/ADP/cluster budgets in compliance with the programme’s/ cluster/ADPs’ Plan of Action and log frames.
Prepare and file supporting documents for all accounting transactions in compliance with WVU financial guidelines and manual.
Prepare and maintain books of accounts in compliance with WVU policies.
Prepare and participate in discussion of the financial report with programme/ADP team.
Allocate various expenses to cost centre accounts made on vouchers in compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies
Prepare petty cash and other vouchers (using Voucher Interface) and submit to the cluster Program Accountant for posting by end of each week
Adequately manage petty cash in compliance with the Project Finance Manual.
Coordinate banking issues relating to  the cluster’s transactions
Maintain completed/updated stores records and items (stock cards, bin cards, good received notes, stores requisitions and returns books, delivery notes and way bills in accordance with WVI/WVU policy.
Train and upgrade skills and knowledge of the programme/cluster staff and partners on accounting policies and procedures.

The applicant should possess a Bachelors university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing and/or a full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.
At least two years’ post qualification experience.

Skills and Experience:
Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
Good working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
Excellent written and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
Possess a high level of integrity is required
The candidates must be mature and committed Christians, able to demonstrate an active involvement with their faith and also able to appreciate and stand above denominational diversities.

 to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates must send their applications with complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to: wvujobs@wvi.org.  Please address the application to the People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate the post title in the email subject line.
NB: Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th December, 2013.