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Friday 23 May 2014

Resource Mobilisation Specialist - Straight Talk Foundation (STF) Uganda

Vacancy: Resource Mobilisation Specialist
Recruiting Organisation: Straight Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About STF:
Straight Talk Foundation is an indigenous health communications NGO operating nationally in Uganda through the provision of quality behaviour change programs. Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a Ugandan health communication NGO registered in 1997.

Assist in the identification of organization funding needs; develop and implement strategies for meeting them.
Generate proposals for projects and programs in line with STF strategic goals and donor priorities.
Carry out activities to build, maintain, and strengthen relationships with STF funders and partners.
Nurture existing donor relationships and secure new donor and partner relationships for STF.
Oversee existing grants in liaison with the finance team; maintain excellent historical organization records on various grants.
Monitor STF grant performance and communicate relevant information with program staff.
Create and maintain systems to promote good working relationships with program staff on proposal development, reporting and other contractual obligations.

Project Manager - Uganda National Roads Authority

Vacancy : Project Manager
Recruiting Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Funding Source: Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Director Projects, UNRA

About UNRA:
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.

About IDB Project:
Government of the Republic of Uganda has received funds from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) towards the upgrading of Tirinyi – Pallisa – Kumi and Pallisa – Kamonkoli Road Project. A Project Management Unit (PMU) is to be established to ensure that the Project is implemented according to the agreed terms and conditions.

Job Summary: The Project Manager will be responsible for the implementation of the project, day to day management of the PIU, regular external liaison with and negotiation with Government departments and agencies, funding agencies, consultants and contractors. The performance of the post holder is thus reflected in the quality of project documentation, the timely delivery of each project stage and the quality and fitness or purpose of the finished works. The position is equated to the position of Project Manager in UNRA.

Staff Writer Intern - Uganda Christian University Uganda

Vacancy :  Staff Writer Intern
Recruiting Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda

About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the higher education - not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.

In 2004, the Government of Uganda granted a charter to Uganda Christian University – the highest level of national accreditation. UCU was the first private University to receive such a charter from the Government.

Job Summary: The Staff Writer Intern will be responsible for writing and editing stories and features, taking photographs and other publishable materials for The Standard, the University Community newspaper, published bi-monthly by the Department of Mass Communication. He/ she will also, in addition to the production of the newspaper, be expected to be available for training in new skills offered by The Standard in diverse areas of the print media offered by professionals occasionally retained for that purpose in line with the paper’s vision and mission.

Associate Administrative Officer - Associate Administrative Officer Uganda

Vacancy: Associate Administrative Officer
Recruiting Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Country Uganda
Grade: P2
Job Opening Number: 14-ADM-RSCE-35196-F-ENTEBBE (M)

About RSCE:
The Regional Service Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

The Regional Service Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’ chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It also ensures that staffing for RSCE will be achieved through the redeployment of resources from the regional missions it serves.

Within delegated authority, the Associate Administrative Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
1. Human Resources Management:
Performs actions related to the administration of the unit’s human resource activities, e.g., recruitment, placement, promotion, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training etc., ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.  
Offers information regarding conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and privileges and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations.
Provides information on unit’s staffing needs for inclusion in department’s staffing table.
2. Budget and Finance:
Assists in developing the unit’s work program and budget; analyses inputs and formulates resource allocations by work program, or business processes.
Monitors budget/work program with respect to Headquarters’ budget, trust funds and grants, on a regular basis, and reallocates resources as necessary.
Technically supports the implementation of procedures and systems for implementing the appropriate financial database.

Head, Portfolio Analytics & Management Information - Barclays Bank Uganda

Vacancy: Head, Portfolio Analytics & Management Information (AVP) - 00158911
Recruiting Organisation: Barclays Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Head, Retail Credit Risk

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).

Job Summary: The Barclays Head, Portfolio Analytics & Management Information (AVP) will oversee the Analytics function and take primary accountability ensuring that analytical solutions/monitoring packs, Management Information (MI), modelling, profitability measurement and Impairments are managed effectively, aligned to process compliance as per policy guidelines. This will be done through;
·                     Ensuring Group reporting deadlines are adhered to.
·                     Manage development of MI required for key committees within country
·                     Assess portfolio profitability, growth and risks on an ongoing basis
·                     Actively participate in forecasting and provide analysis required to make informed decisions
·                     Working closely, co-ordinate and provide various inputs and responses, as required, on impairments, forecasting, MI and analytics to stakeholders
·                     Establishment and maintain effective working relationship with key stakeholders across business

Financial Accountant - Britam Insurance Uganda

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Organisation: Britam Insurance
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Operations Manager

About Britam:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for it valuable client, Britam Insurance Uganda is Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the Eastern Africa region. The company offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset management, Banking and Property.

Job Summary: The Financial Accountant will mainly be responsible for ensuring the organization has sound financial management processes and procedures in place and the administration function of the Office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·                     Make sure that proper books of accounts are maintained to satisfy legal and internal requirements;
·                     Submit timely and accurate monthly financial and accounting information to management;
·                     Prepare year end accounts and ensure that the year-end audit exercise progresses smoothly;
·                     Develop, enhance and implement sound accounting and operating procedures including sound internal controls and ensure adherence to company policies;
·                     Prepare and compile company budgets and control costs in line with the approved budgets;
·                     Guide and offer leadership to the team and manage performance;
·                     Responsible for treasury management including cash flow management and allocation of funds in accordance to the various competing priorities;

Regional Field Manager - Living Goods Uganda

Vacancy: Regional Field Manager
Recruiting Organisation: Living Goods
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About Living Goods:
Living Goods is a non-profit organization headquartered in the United States and currently operating in Uganda. Its goal is to build a sustainable distribution platform for products designed to fight poverty and disease in the developing world. Specifically, Living Goods operates networks of independent entrepreneurs who make a living by selling cheap products to poor people that can help improve their health, wealth, and productivity. One of the selling techniques used by Living Goods entrepreneurs is door-to-door selling, and Living Goods has been likened to Avon Products in terms of its marketing style. The project aims to be fully self-funded at scale.

Job Summary: The Regional Field Manager's primary goal is to maximize the performance of the branches in their region. They do this by investing in branch managers who perform at a consistently high level in terms of sales, coaching and mentoring of agents, and health impact and operational management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Branch Team Management:
·                     Oversee branch teams performance in planning fieldwork and oversight of all operations.
·                     Coach, support and train teams to be high-performing branch managers that ensure agents are maintaining target inventory levels and are motivated and engaged.
2. Agent Recruitment, Support and Motivation:
·                     Support recruitment of new and replacement agents to meet growth goals.
·                     Coach branch teams to motivate agents to achieve health and sales target, while ensuring that agents know and follow health protocols (esp. diagnosis and treatment.)