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Thursday 6 October 2016

UN jobs Operations Manager - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

 Job Title: 
Operations Manager
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network.  UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice, training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.

Job Summary: The Operations Manager provides advice on all aspects of the CO operations. The Operations Manager assists the DCD-O in the effective management and oversight of all operational activities by directly supervising Finance, Human Resource, Procurement & Logistics, ICT, and general administrative services as well as contributing to the planning and management of common services. The main role is to monitor and coordinate the day to day business of the Operations section, ensuring coherent functioning of the various units while at the same time contributing ideas to the redesign of existing systems to take into account changes in the operating environment as and when needed. The Operations Manager works with information from programme and project teams in the Country Office (CO), operations staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQ’s staff and Government officials to successfully deliver operations services

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Contributing to the strategic planning of operations focusing on achievement of the following results:
·         Ensure compliance of operations with UN/UNDP rules, regulations and policies, implementation of corporate operational strategies, establishment of management targets and monitoring of achievement of results;
·         CO business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in Finance, Human Resources Management, Procurement, Logistical and ICT services;
·         In charge of constant monitoring and analysis of the operating environment, timely readjustment of the operations, advice on legal considerations and risk assessment;
·         Knowledge building and sharing with regards to management and operations in the CO, organization of the operations staff trainings, synthesis of lessons learnt/best practices, and sound contributions to UNDP knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Effective supervision of the Finance function focusing on achievement of the following results:
·         In charge of the proper planning, expenditure tracking and audit of financial resources, including extra-budgetary income in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
·         Organization of cost-recovery mechanisms for the CO services provided to projects and UN Agencies, including ensuring preparation of proforma invoices for UN agencies;
·         Responsible for the organization and oversight of the CO cash management processes, including liquidity management, recommendation of imprest level, risk assessment, bank relationship management; timely accounting and reconciliation of all transactions, security for cash assets on site;
·         Member of bank signatory panel;
·         Transaction and stop payment approval on internet banking system.
Effective supervision of the HR function focusing on achievement of the following results:
·         Ensure CO compliance with corporate human resources policies and strategies;
·         Optimal staffing of the office and projects;
·         Management of recruitment processes in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations, appropriate use of different contractual modalities, contracts management, OM performing the function of HR Manager in Atlas (UNDP ERP system);

Administrative Assistant (Station and Region) - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

 Job Title: 
Administrative Assistant (Station and Region)
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

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.

Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant (Stations and Regions) will perform administrative duties at Stations and Regions. Some of the key responsibilities will include receiving and screening calls; managing calendars; meeting and event arrangements; preparing reports, filing of documents, customer relations. The Administrative Assistant will also be responsible for drafting, typing, routing and following up on correspondences; providing historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems including recording meeting discussions and managing and accounting for imprest at Stations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    Conduct administrative functions at regions and stations and serve as the primary point of administrative contact at the station and liaise with other offices, individuals, and institutions on operational and programmatic matters concerning the office.
    Organize and facilitate meetings, conferences, workshops and other special events and participate in the preparation of documents for the same as and when requested;

(100 Jobs) Business Consultants - IAA-Resolution

 Job Title: 
 Business Consultant (100 Jobs)
Duty Station:
 Kampala, Uganda

IAA-Resolution, which is a new division of IAA Healthcare in partnership with Resolution Health East Africa, provides new health insurance products that give access to over 750 hospitals and clinics across East Africa, backed by global standard healthcare expertise and the best quality service in the industry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Business Consultants will be responsible for the following:
·         In charge of the planning and prioritizing personal sales activities geared towards achieving agreed business targets
·         Build and maintain working relationships with clients on behalf of the company by providing fast and quality service.
·         Conserve and develop new customers through appropriate prospecting sales methods, and relevant internal liaison, to optimize quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction;
·         Provide financial advice to clients according to their requirements and risk profile, as well as the performance of the specific portfolios
·         Quickly respond to and follow up sales inquiries
·         Regularly report on weekly sales according to organization requirements.

World Bank Program Officer Job

World Bank Program Officer Job Careers - Makerere University Regional Center for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI)
Job Title: 
Program Officer
Makerere University Regional Center for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
The World Bank is funding a USD 6-million Makerere University Regional Center For Crop Improvement (MaRCCI). The goal of MaRCCI is to strengthen Makerere University to deliver quality post-graduate education in Crop Improvement and build collaborative research capacity in the regional priority areas.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Ensure good communication between the stockholders and the smooth running of the administration.
·         The Program Officer will ensure the production and presentation of detailed Progress and Technical Reports for each of the projects of the Center of Excellence.
·         Participating in the formation of Strategic Management Plans, including development of annual work plans and budgets.
·         Coordinating, scheduling and conducting all field and station activities, events and meetings of the Center of Excellence including minute taking.
·         In charge of participating in national and regional meetings and workshops.
·         Responsible for Logistics and operationalisation of all travel plans of all staff of the Center and collaborators.
·         Ensure that office equipment like computers, printers, faxes, photocopiers, scanners are services and maintained in good working condition.
·         Taking a pro-active approach in identifying and reporting any problems at the Center of Excellence to the Team Leader/Director, MaRCCI.
·         Work closely with the Team Leader/Director, Center of Excellence, the Collaborators and the public.
·         Serves as a Secretary to the Center of Excellence meetings and to follow up on agreed decisions.
·         Perform any other duty as assigned by the Team Leader/ Director, MaRCCI.

Thursday 29 September 2016

Easy Job Finder Uganda: 645 Fresher Sales Officer Jobs - SolarNow

Easy Job Finder Uganda: 645 Fresher Sales Officer Jobs - SolarNow:                          SALES OFFICERS NEEDED - SOLARNOW Organisation: SolarNow Duty Station: Arua, Bugiri, Busia, Bukwo, Bundibugyo, Fortp...