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Friday 10 January 2014

Sales and Relationship Manager - Construction Ugently needed - RTS Global Partners

Job Title: Sales and Relationship Manager - Construction
Organisation: RTS Global Partners
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About RTS:
RTS Global Partners is the first company of its type in Africa & Middle East to provide superior executive advisory, management consulting, talent scouting, succession planning and strategic recruitment outsourcing solutions to predominately family-based business groups and conglomerates.

Job Summary: In 2014, RTS will see an expansion drive. The Apex Steel Branch in Uganda will act as a Steel, General Building Materials Import Trader and Manufacturer. The Sales and Relationship Manager involves developing new business opportunities, maintaining long standing relationship and maintaining a pulse on market trends in this fast evolving market.

Key Duties
1. Sales:
Meet and exceed sales targets for the branch and respective categories
Drive & motivate the commercial team to meet individual targets
Leverage growth opportunities & have a real-time track of competition
Maintain contact and soft relationships with customers and suppliers
Direct and coordinate counter and external sales efforts.
Assist in account development and new market opportunities.
Build a network of key players/developers/contractors within the local market.

IT Systems Officer needed in Uganda at Global Health Corps (GHC)

Job Title:  UG16-Int: IT Systems Officer
Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Joint Clinical Research Centre, THALAS Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Salary: Monthly Stipend of 550 dollars per month

About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

About JCRC:
The Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 as collaboration between Makerere University’s School of Medicine and Uganda’s Ministries of Health (MoH) and Defense to serve as a national AIDS research centre to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS in Uganda. The mission of JCRC is to conduct quality medical research and training, provide equitable and sustainable HIV/AIDS care and other health care services in Uganda and other parts of Africa. Its vision is to have a vibrant self sustaining centre of excellence in medical research, training and health care services. The strategic priorities of the institution are; research with major emphasis on HIV/AIDS and TB; management and delivery of comprehensive clinical services a network of JCRC supported facilities, management and delivery of laboratory services and training that targets health care providers. Some of strategic priorities are achieved through implementation of projects like the Targeted HIV/AIDS and Laboratory Services (THALAS) project a five year, USAID funded Project operations of which the fellow will support among other projects.

Job Summary: The IT Systems Officer will offer technical support to JCRC to effectively utilize and exploit funding opportunities to address challenges that may hinder continued HIV service delivery.

Finance and Administration Associate - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Title Finance and Administration Associate
Recruiter: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Project: Early Warning Systems Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About UNDP:
As the UN system's development programme and a GEF Implementing Agency since 1991, UNDP supports countries in addressing development, climate, and ecosystem sustainability in an integrated manner.  As a GEF Implementing Agency, UNDP-GEF further offers countries highly specialized technical services for programme/project formulation, due diligence, mobilization of required co-financing, project implementation oversight, results management and evaluation, performance-based payments and knowledge management. UNDP-GEF’s Green, Low-emission, Climate-resilient Development Strategies team works to support countries to attract and direct public and private investment towards catalyzing and supporting sustainable economic growth through initiatives focused on integrated Climate Change Strategies, Advancing Cross-sectoral Climate Resilient Livelihoods and Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems for Climate Resilient Development.

Recently, UNDP-GEF designed a set of 10 country-led projects that focus on strengthening climate information and early warning systems (CI/EWS) for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change. The countries receiving support include Benin, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. As part of the implementation phase the project in Uganda is looking for a National Project Coordinator to supervise and oversee the project activities and deliver the objective, outcomes and outputs of the project.

Programme Officer Job - The Royal Danish Embassy (DANIDA)

Job Title: Programme Officer
Organisation: The Royal Danish Embassy (DANIDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader

Denmark is one of the leading and long standing bilateral partners to Uganda in social, economic and political development. The overall objective of Denmark's development cooperation is to combat poverty and promote human rights, democracy, sustainable development, peace and stability.

Job Summary: The Programme Officer will primarily be responsible for a broad range of tasks within Denmark's development cooperation with Uganda. Initially, she/ he will work with the Growth team at the Embassy. The team is responsible for the Embassy's activities within the area of growth, employment and private sector development.

Country Manager - Global Food Commodity Trader

Job Title: Country Manager - Global Food Commodity Trader
Organisation: PISU & Co. Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About PISU:
PISU and Company was established in 1979 in Nairobi, Kenya.  PISU is rapidly expanding to become a global food commodity trader, as our volumes increase so do our responsibilities. The Country Manger will be driving the in-country strategy, managing operations, finding the best opportunities in the market, building a significant on the ground network of traders and farmers.

Oversee operations of the warehouse and team through the operational team leaders
Manage the returns to the warehouse and ensure that complaints are dealt with promptly and returned to stock/supplier
Manage stores/stock controllers to ensure that stock movements and stock keeping standards are maintained in line with company guidelines
Responsible for investigating stock discrepancies, including negatives, lost, sold out, and reporting the information to relevant managers
Carry out regular stock takes and report on results
Responsible for maintaining and re-ordering of general consumables in line with company guidelines
Regularly appraise team members and carry out annual performance review at the communicated time.
Provide detailed updates on contracts
Planning for delivery with stores, SCO and logistics teams.
Marketing/ tendering/ quoting for commodities traded with the guidance of HoBU
Ensure the highest operational standards are deployed at all times
Support the development of the warehouse team through ongoing coaching and mentoring.

Relationship Manager - Global Corporates - 00142857 - Barclays Bank Uganda

Job Title: Relationship Manager - Global Corporates - 00142857
Organisation: Barclays Bank Uganda
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Head of Global & Regional Corporates

About Barclays Africa:
Barclays Africa encompasses Barclays Global Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, and Barclaycard operations in 10 countries organised in four geographic areas: North Africa (Egypt), East and West Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya),  Southern Africa (Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe), and Indian Ocean (Mauritius and Seychelles).

Barclays Africa serves its 2.8m customers through a network of 573 branches and service centres providing a variety of traditional financial products including retail mortgages, current and deposit accounts, commercial lending, unsecured lending, credit cards, treasury and investments.

Job Summary:  The Relationship Manager – Global Corporates will be responsible for managing and sustaining a portfolio of corporate customers under the umbrella of Global Development Organizations and or Public sector names, building long term relationships founded on efficient and reliable support for their business. This is achieved particularly through quick risk decisions and managing consistency and quality of operational service.
·         The primary objective is to maximize risk-adjusted portfolio contribution; and to grow the liability base of the Corporate bank.
·         The jobholder will be responsible for business development both with new customers and with existing customers where they are expected to increase “wallet share”.

Account Supervisor - Export Uganda at Fresh Cuts (U) Ltd

Job Title:   Account Supervisor - Export
Organisation: Fresh Cuts (U) Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager - Wholesale & Export

Job Summary: The Account Supervisor – Export

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The individual should possess excellent communication skills, sales skills and a great attitude. The organization will train the right individual.

Key Duties
Always aim at increasing sales.
Maintain the export market.
Negotiate FFV prices for ESKO
Ensure client’s accounts are reconciled.
Handle debt collection diligently.
Maintain customer relations.
Report to the Senior Manager - Wholesale & Export on various feedbacks from the market.
Evaluate market trends and gather competitive information, identify trends that affect current and future growth.
Disseminate information to regional sales representatives, corporate segments within the region.
Prioritize effectively and in accordance with corporate objectives

Research Assistant Job in Uganda - National Medical Stores

Job Title: Research Assistant
Organization: National Medical Stores (NMS)
Reports to: Research and Development Officer
Job Ref: NMS 2014/02
Salary Scale: Grade 6
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Country Uganda

About NMS:
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities. Our vision is “A Population with Adequate and Accessible Quality Medicines and Medical Supplies.” Our Mission is “To effectively and efficiently supply essential medicines and medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda”

Job Summary: The Research Assistant will offer assistance for research by participating in research design and implementation as well as participating in market surveys.

Designing research proposals.
Conducting research on assigned topics.
Analyzing research Data.
 Undertaking market survey of prevailing prices of pharmaceuticals, medical sundries and other supplies.
Perform any other duties assigned from time to time

Volunteer Accountant Job Accounting for International Development Uganda

Job Title: Volunteer Accountant
Organization: Accounting for International Development (AfID)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About AfID:
Our partner is a Christian-based organisation working to improve the lives of children and the communities affected by the long running conflict in northern Uganda. Broadly the programme divides into two main projects: Education and Community Development, and Health & Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. The partner is quite sizeable with six employees working in the finance function. They use a combination of a manual cashbooks and Excel-based accounting system.

Job Summary: The Volunteer Accountant will assess the existing accounting processes and controls, making and implementing recommendations aimed at strengthening their internal controls and building the capacity of local staff.  Secondly, he/she will also be exploring the possibility of moving to a computerised accounting system such as QuickBooks and offer ample support in this move.