Tuesday, 29 July 2014

NGO Careers - Media Coordinator at United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Uganda

Job Title: Media Coordinator - Grade: GS7

Employer: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 8th August 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support the Project Manager with planning, development, delivery and execution of internal or external communication activities.
Create content for the website and post updates on social media and/or blog

Responsible for collecting, producing and disseminating U-report stories in cooperation with external and internal parties.
Organize and conduct interviews with U-reporters, NGO partners, Members of Parliament, Government of Uganda Officials as material for media.
Work closely and coordinate with designers to ensure the effectiveness of U-report messaging in promotional material.
Establish a system or method for gathering feedback on the content of marketing material and activities to gain lessons learned for future production projects.
Support the Project Manager and the Youth Engagement Programme Specialist to create and implement media activities that generate a positive outlook on U-report and empower young people within their communities.
Develop a campaign specifically to recruit children with disabilities into the U-report program which will include creative assets.
Supervising media partners by coordinating and organizing the logistics for U-report productions (TV shows, radio shows) ensuring objectives are successfully carried out.
Responsible for the accountability of radio stations contracted via LTA for U-report campaign support. As such the consultant will work closely with 3rd party monitoring agency (IPSOS) to ensure spots are played as scheduled.
Verify timely payment of invoices for media vendors as instructed by the Chief. This requires the development and management of an invoicing system which will be used to follow up with payment discrepancies and alert vendors that have not billed for delivered activity.
Create, develop and maintain a media optimization platform that allows for easy understanding of the most efficient media channels and the most efficient media stations for generating U-report membership and feedback, through compilation and advanced analysis of U-report registration data since May 2011.
Actively coordinate all media related activities in and around internationally recognized UN days and communicate these when applicable to the U-reporters.
Write and present national U-report presentations under guidance and supervision of the Project Manager.
Perform any other task required to ensure the success of the U-report programme.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences as well as a track record of practical data analysis and communications experience. (A combination of a degree and relevant practical experience may be substituted for the particular fields mentioned.)
Four or more years’ experience working in a humanitarian field, part of which was dedicated to communications.
Previous experience working with youth organizations.
Strong writing and interpersonal skills.
Fluency in written and verbal communication in English is essential. (Publication standard)
Previously published articles within Ugandan media and government publications.
Good knowledge and understanding of UNICEF programmes across all sections, including knowledge of technology for development programs.
Past experience writing TV and radio show briefs and scripts.
Good knowledge and understanding of development issues, world affairs and current events
Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas.
Should be flexible, creative and have a pro-active approach to meeting deadlines and delivering results.
Past experience of working within teams.
Good knowledge and understanding and experience of mobile programs and online interfaces.
Computer literacy skills using Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc.
Residence and work experience in East Africa, current or past, is advantageous.

How to Apply:

ONLY Ugandan Nationals will be considered.

UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form,http://www.unicef.org/indonesia/P11-1.pdf as well as the most recent performance evaluation report.

If applications are sent by email, please clearly indicate the position applied for and use this order to name your file attachments: Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g. Gold_MukasaP11 or Gold_MukasaCV or Gold_ MukasaApplication.

UNICEF is a smoke free environment.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

All candidates who desire to work in the prestigious United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in the above position should send their resume to:

Human Resource Specialist,
UNICEF Kampala, Uganda,
Plot 9, George Street,
P.O. Box 7047,
Kampala-Uganda.

Via email to: ugderecruit@unicef.org / jobst4d@gmail.com

3 Accounts Clerk Careers at St. Lawrence University (SLAU) in Uganda

Job Title: Accounts Clerk – 3 posts

Employer: St. Lawrence University (SLAU)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 1st August 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

Banking and collecting returns from the Bank.
Receiving Bank drafts and receipting them.
Recording payment of tuition and any other payments.
Compiling and preparing period reports.
Carry out any other duties that may be delegated by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidates should hold a Diploma in accounts or financial management or business studies/ Administration from a recognized awarding institution and 3 years working experience in accounts department. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or CPA is an added advantage.
Proficiency in computer packages (Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point)
Excellent communication skills.
Basic legal knowledge.
Age: 25 years and above.

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their hand written applications which must be accompanied by detailed curriculum vita, copies of academic qualifications and professional documents, certificates, names and addresses of three (3) referees addressed to:

The Human Resource Manager,
St. Lawrence University,
P.O. Box 24930, Kampala-Uganda Tel: 0776266166 and submitted to the University Human Resource Office.

Regulatory Reporting Manager Careers at Barclays Bank UK in Uganda

Job Title: Regulatory Reporting Manager (BA4) - 00169103

Employer: Barclays Bank UK

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 30th July 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Review Reconciliation of Financial Accounts:

Review reconciliation of all accounts in the finance department.
Recommend action on any items at risk in the balance sheet.
Collate and compile audit evidence and ensure all audit issues with regards the balance sheet have been resolved.
Review reconciliation reports from operations flag any risks to Financial Controller/ CFO.

2. Head Office Accounting:                

Responsible for the preparation of Regulatory Returns to Bank of Uganda and SARB.
Preparation of Board Packs on a monthly basis
Manage the reconciliation of accounts and resolution of audit queries
Track to ensure timely payments from the accounts payable department
Monitoring the Fixed assets maintenance and managing the annual asset verification process
Ensure TM1 is updated to facilitate daily reporting by various teams

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The Regulatory Reporting Manager should have detailed knowledge of Barclays Group Governance and Control Policies
Exhaustive knowledge of the local and SARB regulatory reporting requirements.
Detailed IFRS knowledge
Detailed understanding of Governance and controls
Working knowledge of tax law and regulations
Excellent interpersonal Relationship skills
High commercial awareness
Proven organisational skills
Broad working knowledge of the financial reporting system.
Detailed knowledge of the Bank’s internal control mechanism.
Excellent computer skills in various accounting related softwares including excel

How to Apply:

If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:

Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.

For queries contact us on 0417122453 or email: barclays.uganda@barclays.com

Debt Collector Jobs in Uganda at Impact Managements Solutions Africa

Job Title: Debt Collector

Employer: Impact Managements Solutions Africa

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 7th August 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

Collect payments on past due bills.
Create a list of people who have not made payments.
Organize list according to severity of delinquency.
Locate customers using credit bureau information, background checks and other paperwork or databases.
Call customers using telephone.
Utilize computer systems to handle skip tracing.
Inform clients of overdue accounts and amount currently owed.
Attempt to collect payment.
Ensure all customer information is correct, including phone numbers and addresses.
Listen to customer’s story and determine if debt can be collected.
Set up repayment plans and new terms of sale.
Print reports for management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should hold a Diploma/ Degree Business Administration or Accounting
One to two years’ experience in similar capacity
Possess the ability to work under pressure
Ability to meet deadlines
Keen attention to detail, accuracy and proper documentation in Accounting.
Good customer negotiation skills
Confidentiality and high integrity
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Excellent communication skills at all levels, both internally and externally
Good business acumen& time management to meet deadlines

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:

If you are interested and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, please send your updated CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Debt Collector) to: info@impactsolutionsafrica.com OR impactsolutionsafrica@gmail.com. To Head of Human Resources, Impact Management Solutions Africa Ltd, P.O. Box 22152, Kampala, Tel: +256 776 887 373 Or +256 776 680 480

Legal Counsel Careers at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) in Uganda

Job Title: Legal Counsel

Job Ref: NEMA/ADV/EXT/10/2014

Employer: National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 5th August 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for interpreting the National Environment Act and other related laws and advising on legal and other disputes;
Reviewing the existing sectoral laws in collaboration with other Institutions;
Assisting in the development of district by-laws and ensuring that they are in conformity with the National Environment Act;
Guide on compliance and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations in collaboration with other departments and Institutions;
Providing technical support to districts in the enforcement of the environmental laws;
Initiating legislation in the reform areas of multi sectoral concerns such as pollution management, wetlands management etc..;
Developing regulations for implementation of the National Environment Act;
Advising interested groups and district authorities on enforcement and awareness of environmental legislation;
Guiding and assisting in the negotiation , drafting and implementation of treaties , agreements and conventions;
Working closely with the Ministry of Justice and Constitution Affairs on the final drafting of legal instruments;
Drafting initial regulations, statutory instruments, and other instruments for the
Authority;
Preparing Court documents and appearing before Courts of Law on behalf of the
Authority;
Perform any other relevant responsibilities as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant should be an enrolled advocate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Laws from a recognized University with a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
A minimum of five (5) years working experience in active Legal Practice preferably in a Law firm.
High capacity to work with minimum supervision
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
High ethics, integrity and confidentiality
Good reporting skills
Possess the ability to work under pressure and to make accurate and informed decisions.
Excellent analytical and coordinating skills
Ability to work independently and with strong organizational and planning skills.
High level of confidentiality
High degree of honesty,
Courtesy,
Timely responses to instructions.

How to Apply:  

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications in their own handwriting and deliver them by hand OR through post and enclose copies of certificates/testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae indicating three professional referees addressed to:-

The Executive Director
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
NEMA House, Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road
P.O. Box 22255
Kampala. Uganda

Note:

1. The job title and Reference applied for should be printed at the top left hand side of the envelope.
2. The applicants who will not have heard from us October 15, 2014 should consider their applications unsuccessful.
3. NEMA is an equal opportunity employer.
4. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Sales Executive Careers in Uganda at Union Logistics Uganda Limited

Job Title: Sales Executive - 3 Posts

Employer: Union Logistics Uganda Limited

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 31st July 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

Have a focus client list of about 25 to 40 clients to achieve monthly sales targets.
Call 20 clients per day and visit 10 clients per day
Compile and submit daily report by 5pm.
Send enquiries, receive rates, submit quotations, follow-up and secure business
Send accurate quotations to customers and UTI Offices within 24-48 hrs of receiving the enquiry and follow-up.
Update and maintain daily sales reports and update ocean freight, airfreight with each shipment’s buy-selling rates and other relevant details
Offer timely updates to clients.
Maintain and update all sales related records.
File all relevant sales documents on a daily basis, in relevant file
Ensure timely invoicing and revenue collection in coordination with the Accounts department
Actively coordinate with UTI offices overseas for sales inquiries and sales leads
Routinely negotiate and get lower buying rates from suppliers, transporters/sub-contractors etc.
Grow a client base, increase territories, improve customer service etc.
Increase operations efficiency & effectiveness by implementing innovative solutions.
Strengthen our systems & procedures
Coordinate with the transport Department to have deliveries made in time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should hold a Bachelor's degree or diploma in Business Administration, Commerce, Transport and Logistics.
A minimum of  two years working experience
High degree of honesty and integrity
Positive work attitude and results oriented
Problem solving skills. Ability to work pro-actively to protect company interests.
Highly courteous, co-operative and supportive.
Good Team Player
Hard working, Sincere and dedicated.
Customer Service Agility
Strong computer proficiency
Must be humble, proactive and flexible
High degree of confidentiality.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format will be considered.

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Over 274 Data Processing Assistants Needed at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) Census 2014

Job Title: Data Processing Assistants - 274 Posts

Job Ref Number: UBOS/ NP&HC / 06/07/14

Employer: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) Census 2014

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 31st July 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

Capturing data manually (Key from Paper);
Editing and coding questionnaires;
Validating data;
Sorting and batching questionnaires; and
Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The Data Processing Assistant should hold at least a Uganda Advanced Level Certificate (“A” Level) or its equivalent; and
A minimum speed of 150 key strokes per minute.
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision;
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directives; and
Possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

How to Apply:

All candidates should express their interest through Letter(s) of Application indicating the particular Job Title(s) of interest with its Reference Number in the Subject Line at the top of the first page of the letter(s). The Applicants should also attach comprehensive Curriculum Vitae(s), bearing contact addresses (including three referees with their mobile telephone numbers) as well as photocopies of the relevant certificates and testimonials.

The applications may be addressed and hand delivered or posted to:

The Deputy Executive Director – Corporate Services/National Census Coordinator.
Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS),
Statistics House,
Plot 9, Colville Street,
P. O. Box 7186, Kampala, Uganda.

Alternatively, applications with typed letters and CVs as well as scanned academic and work testimonials may be uploaded onto the Bureau website through a dedicated Vacancies Applications Portal (VAP) at the website below.

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