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One Acre Fund Jobs – Government Relations Specialist

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Job Title: Government Relations Specialist. (One Acre Fund Jobs)

Location: Jinja HQ.

Employer: One Acre Fund

JOB DESCRIPTION:
One Acre Fund Jobs: The role of the Uganda GR Specialist will focus on establishing a strong presence of OAF at the district and local levels. The holder of this role will also ensure the program’s regulatory compliance and keep the leadership informed of legal and policy developments at the local level that have implications for the program.  Thirdly, the project specialist will build and supervise the development of a competent and efficient Local Government Relations team.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
One Acre Fund provides loans to smallholder farmers so they can increase their harvests and thus increase their incomes. One Acre Fund offers high-quality inputs such as seed and fertilizer on credit, as well as training on modern farming techniques.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core:
 Initiate and manage strategic relationships at the district level: RDCs, the District Councils, the District Production Committees and regulators
 Manage and supervise the work of the Local Government relations team
 Draft OAF quarterly and annual reports, letters and concept notes
 Create and execute district and local government penetration plans for new areas during expansion.
 Support the program leadership to deal with issues and emergencies arising at the local level
 Organize and coordinate OAF field events attended by high level leaders – local and foreign MPs,
Ministers, development partners, etc.
Policy:
 Identify and propose new policy opportunities for the program at the local level
 Provide policy research support, in the form of briefs, as requested by the manager or program
leadership
 Bring to the attention of the department and leadership any changes in local policies or regulations
that affect OAF’s operations
 Represent OAF in district level meetings on government programs, and those organized by partners
Internal Support:
 Support departments to acquire and renew the necessary licenses and permits such as for seed and
fertilizer dealerships, OAF warehouses, import, etc.

CORE REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES:
 University degree in Law, Agriculture, Business Administration, Social Science or related fields.
 At least 3 years working experience – program based work preferable
 Communication skills: strong and confident, able to communicate both clearly and diplomatically, is pro-active in solving problems.
 Demonstrated computer skills in email, Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint)
 Language: good, persuasive communication in English: written and spoken
 Passionate about serving smallholder farmers

TO APPLY
E-mail your CV and Cover letter to ugandajobs@oneacrefund.org with “Government Relations Specialist” in the subject line.

Deadline: August 25, 2017

One Acre Fund adheres to the Employment Act of Uganda 2006 and will not employ persons under the legal age of 18.
One Acre Fund has a Zero Tolerance for harassment, if you have any queries or comments about the recruitment process please contact the HR hotline 0772-299429 or 0705-600454

One Acre Fund Jobs – Government Relations Specialist

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Business Administration Jobs Uganda – Future Options Jobs

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Job Title:    Business Development Executive (Business Administration Jobs Uganda)

Organisation: Future Options Consulting Ltd

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Future Options Consulting Limited is an ISO 9001-2008 certified company operating in Uganda since 2006. Future Options is an initiative launched by a team of professionals with a mission to enable their customers grow and excel in their business and professional life. Future Options offers full range of HR and Management Consultancy services to organisations. Future Options Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services which now seeks to recruit on behalf of its valued Client in the computer industry – Business Administration Jobs Uganda

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Identifying new sales leads
  • Pitching products and/or services
  • Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers
  • Researching organisations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets
  • Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing
  • Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives
  • Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations and sales displays
  • Contacting clients to inform them about new developments in the company’s products Developing quotes and proposals
  • Negotiating and renegotiating by phone, email, and in person
  • Developing sales goals for the team and ensuring they are met
  • Training personnel and helping team members develop their skills

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any related field
  • Socially adept
  • Good with numbers
  • Ability to provide quality leadership to a large team of sales people
  • Excellent communication and IT fluency
  • Creative talents and the ability to solve tough problems
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events
  • Skill in prioritising and training obligations
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated C.Vs and academic documents to the email address, headhunting@futureoptionsug.com with the job title as the subject line.

Deadline: 27th January, 2017

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Fresher Lubricants Supply Coordinator – Vivo Energy Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Vivo Energy is the company behind the downstream Shell brand in Africa. It offers customers the very best of Shell’s products and services, including supply reliability, technical expertise and unmatched customer service. In doing so, Vivo Energy have put in place industry-leading health and safety standards and are committed to delivering Shell’s high-quality fuels and lubricants in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

Job Summary: The Lubricants Supply Coordinator will manage ‘End to End’ process of the lubricants supply chain for the Organization Unit

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate build-up of annual demand forecast for the OU.
  • Update and maintain monthly demand forecasting template
  • Generate timely orders with respect to the lubricants supply plants (LOBPs)
  • Ensure timely satisfaction of lubes demand through timely and efficient management of lubes imports.
  • Tasked with Lubes Pricing – Manage periodic cost build-up by availing accurate sales proceeds as required.
  • Regularly monitor stock levels and ensure sufficient stock of lubricants fast movers in inland depots
  • Coordinate re-export of product from intermediary storage (Bonded warehouse) while ensuring no product loss.
  • Ensure timely updates made to OU portfolio in order to meet new SKU demands and avoid obsolete stock build up.
  • Manage supply chain for non-lube items (Chemicals) which include; fuel additives, Coolants, brake fluids and special spirit

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or related field from a recognized university.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in scheduling, data management, depot operations.
  • A highly organized and self-driven individual.
  • Strong team member with excellent communications skills.

How to Apply:

All applicants should apply by sending an updated CV, motivation letter and scanned supporting documents, all in one email to veujobs@vivoenergy.com.

Deadline: 22nd November 2016

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Fresher Debt Recovery Officer Job – Tugende Uganda

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Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Tugende is a for-profit social enterprise that helps motorcycle taxi drivers in Uganda own their own motorcycles via a fair, transparent lease model instead of renting indefinitely. Ownership significantly increases income, job security and road safety. Tugende offers hire purchase arrangements of new motorcycles to recommended riders.

Job Summary:  The Debt Recovery Officer will keenly track and resolve clients with outstanding payment issues

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Follow-up on payment commitments made to ensure compliance
  • Regularly monitor delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Investigate all clients’ claims of financial difficulties this will include physical visits to clients or their guarantors
  • Send reports on suspected fraud or security concerns
  • Enter detailed conversations notes on clients’ accounts
  • Prepare and submit reports on failed delinquent accounts to supervisor
  • Support the security team with motorcycle recoveries

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the Debt Recovery Officer job opportunity should hold a Diploma in finance or a similar field
  • Additional qualification in legal knowledge is an advantage
  • One year of debt collection experience
  • The ideal candidate must hold values similar to our own Integrity, Empathy, Teamwork, Solution-Oriented and Always growing
  • Possess good listening and verbal skills. (Ably communicate in at least in 2 local languages)
  • Excellent negotiation, mediation and rapport skills
  • Very persistent and hardworking
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Ability and willingness to learn how to ride a motorcycle.
  • Applicants have the opportunity to be promoted to: Security and Debt Recovery Coordinator,  Branch Coordinator and Operations Managers

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications which should include an application letter and an up-to-date detailed CV with three professional referees and academic credentials addressed to the:

Human Resources Department,

Tugende Limited.

Email to: recruitment@tugendedriven.com

NB: Your name and the position you are applying for should be indicated in the subject of your email. The applications MUST NOT EXCEED 2MB.

Deadline: Friday 7th October, 2016

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Young Professionals – BRAC Uganda

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Deadline of this Job: October 09th, 2016.

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Job details: With over 100,000 employees reaching an estimated 138 million people. BRAC is the world’s largest nongovernmental organization. BRAC is a development success story, spreading anti-poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa, making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) of BRAC International provides the foundation for exceptionally qualified and motivated individuals seeking a professional career in development. YPP offers a range of opportunities to develop professional skills; and understand BRAC’s diverse development programmes, operations, policies and procedures.

Program Features

  • To have an in-depth understanding of national and international development, Young Professionals will be exposed to the following as part of their training and capacity development:
  • Field attachments with BRAC’s development and support programmes in remote locations of their home country
  • Classroom-based training on development programs and managerial skills at BRAC’s headquarters in Bangladesh
  • Exposure visits to development programs and social enterprises in Bangladesh
  • Short-term assignment with a specific programme
  • Coaching and mentoring: A mentor will be allocated to each YP to help them navigate through BRAC and make the best use of their experience

Upon completion of training, Young Professionals will be given appointment in different BRAC programs and have the opportunity to fast track their careers towards managerial positions across BRAC International.

Eligibility requirements
This programme is designed for qualified and motivated individuals who have the desire to establish a career in international development, a proven track record of academic success and leadership capability.

The following are eligibility requirements for the Young Professionals Program:

  • Citizen of the BRAC participating country with a valid passport
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a reputed university with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 (in a scale of 4.0) or 4.5 (in a scale of 5.0)
  • Fluency in English
  • Maximum 30 years of age at the time of joining
  • Professional experience of 2-3 years is desirable but not a Must

Citizens of the following BRAC operating countries are eligible to apply: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Liberia

Additional Person Specifications

  • Commitment and drive towards improving the lives of people in your country
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Readiness to serve in field assignments in remote locations
  • Flexibility and capacity to work in different areas of the organization
  • Readiness to uphold the BRAC values of integrity, innovation, inclusiveness and effectiveness

Job application procedure lf you would like to apply, please complete the Online Application Form on http://birb.brac.net/ and upload soft copies of the following documents by October 09th, 2016.

  • CV with contact information of two professional references (not relatives)
  • Statement of interest (maximum 500 words)
  • Passport size photograph

Please note no hard copy applications will be accepted.

Selection Process
Applications will go through a rigorous screening process. Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be invited to a multistage interview process. Candidates should be prepared to face written and oral assessments & both in-person and virtual interviews.

Terms of Employment
Successful candidates will be given a competitive remuneration package and provided an all-expenses paid trip to BRAC’s headquarters in Bangladesh for training. The training package shall include

  • One-time return airfare (to and from home country)
  • Accommodation, travel and food costs within Bangladesh

The new cohort of Young Professionals will be expected to travel to Bangladesh by January 2017 for a period of 4 months for classroom training and field visits. Prospective candidates are therefore advised to update their travel documents accordingly.

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Program Development Officer – DRC

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Deadline: 16th August 2016

Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Programs

About US:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary: The Program Development Officer is responsible to assist in Program Development in the country program and M&E. The Program Development officer is also responsible for communication and visibility of projects in the Uganda country program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Program Development and Fundraising:

  • Under guidance from the HOP, be responsible for program development, writing concept notes and developing project proposals.
  • The incumbent will ensure coordination with various components of the program, and receive and collage the information required for projects.
  • Draft proposals in response to relevant call for proposals.
  • Identify new opportunities for program expansion within the strategic priorities of Uganda program.
  • Develop rapport and possibility for partnership with relevant organizations for the longer term cooperation and possible joint programming.
  • Work closely with the Program and support teams for quality enhancement of program development.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Be responsible for developing and implementing M&E plan for dedicated projects in Uganda, in coordination with the Head of Program and Area Managers.
  • Influence program development in Uganda with timely feedback based on monitoring and impact reports.
  • Support the M&E Unit in preparing certain reports

Communication and Visibility:

  • Serve as the communication and visibility focal point for Uganda, liaise with Regional Office and HQ on communication and visibility.
  • Keep abreast the Communication and visibility plan for Uganda country program and constantly update it
  • Develop human stories and other printed materials to assist the visibility of projects
  • Regularly update the DRC social media webpage.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Program Development Officer should preferably hold a Postgraduate in international development and/or humanitarian action
  • One year of work experience in the field
  • Possess strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Proven commitment to accountable practices.
  • Knowledge of working in challenging environments.
  • Proven ability to manage large varied workloads and deal constructively with stress and periods with long hours.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision
  • Proactive, stable and robust character and a good team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humour.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations at all levels.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applicationsincluding;

  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualificationscriteria and please indicate your salary expectations
  • Updated and detailed (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualifications, relevant training courses,work experience, and name and contact details of three relevant references.

The complete application package should be uploaded online, Click Here