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Office Assistant – GiveDirectly Uganda

GiveDirectly Uganda Jobs

Location: Kampala

Qualification Level: High school

Description

Support the Office Administrator to maintain a clean, hygienic, organized and positive office environment.

Reports to: Office Administrator

Opening Date:   29th August 2016,

Start Date: As Soon As Possible.

About us: 

GiveDirectly is a Non-Governmental Organization that provides Unconditional cash transfers to poor households in Uganda.

Overview: The Office Assistant (O/Asst.) will be responsible for office administration in GiveDirectly’s Kampala office.

  • Specifically the O/Asst. will support the Office Administrator to maintain a clean, hygienic, organized and positive office environment.
  • He or She will provide administrative and clerical support to others in the office.
  • The O/Asst. will maintain the highest standards of professionalism; helpfulness, integrity and honesty.

Skills and Behaviour

  • Empathy, honesty, and the highest standards of integrity.
  • Strong interest in advancing the distinctive values and mission of GiveDirectly.
  • Time management and multitasking.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills especially English.
  • Proactive attitude, identifying and finding ways to solve problems without guidance.
  • Cross-cultural experience, understanding, and sensitivity.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean all floors daily by sweeping and mopping and empty office dustbins.
  • Keep bathrooms/toilets clean throughout the day.
  • Dust office furniture at least weekly, taking care not to disorganize equipment &documents.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors at least monthly on a rotational basis.
  • Store all cleaning equipment and products neatly in the designated cupboards. Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Conduct a weekly stock check to ensure adequate stocks of cleaning and hygiene supplies.
  • Prepare budgets for office supplies as well provide accountability for the same and necessary reports to the Office Administrator.
  • Fulfill Office messenger services e.g delivering and picking up office items or documents and printing, photocopying, scanning official documents and conduct data entry as and when required.
  • Undertake any other duties within the overall functions of the job or as may be assigned by your Manager.

Essential Requirements:

A’Level certificate.

Ability to use computers, primarily Microsoft Office.

At least 6 months cleaning experience  in a busy work environment Terms of Employment Three (3) months’ probation followed by the possibility of a six month to one-year contract.

Terms of Employment

Three (3) months’ probation followed by the possibility of a six month to one-year contract.

To Apply:

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, please click here.

 

Deadline: 12th September 2016

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Several Client Service Officers Country Wide – Solar Now

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Location: Kotido, Yumbe, Mityana, Kyotera, Kitgum, Nebbi, Isingiro, Koboko, Kamwenge, Kaberamaido, Moroto, Abim, Adjumani, Lyantonde, Hoima, Moyo, Tororo, Kotido, Kabale, Ntungamo, Rukungiri, Ibanda, Ishaka, Mbarara,

Job Category: Sales

Description

Identify potential buyers of Solar Now products, do installations and offer client satisfaction.

Reports to: (Regional) Sales Manager

Job Summary: Identify potential buyers of Solar Now products, do installations and offer client satisfaction in accordance with Solar Now Standard Operational Procedures.

Key Result areas

  • Responsible for sales, installation & client relationships
  • Market for Solar Now products through generating quality leads by contacting potential buyers of solar systems and fill in the lead form.
  • Lead Conversation: Follow up on Branch leads (after 1 week) & HQ leads (within 24 hours, from Incoming Media; references, no depositors, rejections and others). Note comments in SAS for easy follow up.
  • Client follow-up: Contact existing clients and offer/get: Replacements; Upgrades; Referrals.
  • Assessment: Fill in the application form and terms, make quotations and decide on payment terms with the client
  • Assess credit applicants
  • Receive systems and other products for the branch from Logistics
  • Carry out installations following proper Solar Now procedures
  • Provide support to the Service team in preventing and solving cases.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Degree in marketing OR electrical engineering OR equivalent
  • Technical (solar) experience is an advantage (technical diploma holders are encouraged to apply)
  • Growth opportunities to Branch Team Leader positions possible for high performers
  • Suitable candidates must speak the native language in the specified region
  • Be ready to live and work in the region

Special skills 

  • A fit with SN values
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication & reporting skills
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Team player

How to Apply:  

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send theirapplications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to recruitmentug@solarnow.eu, including their updated CVs (no other documents).

Deadline: 9th September, 2016

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Several Client Service Officers – Solar Now Bundibugyo

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Location: Bundibugyo

Job Category: Sales

Description

Identify potential buyers of Solar Now products, do installations and offer client satisfaction.

Reports to: (Regional) Sales Manager

Job Summary: Identify potential buyers of Solar Now products, do installations and offer client satisfaction in accordance with Solar Now Standard Operational Procedures.

Key Result areas

  • Responsible for sales, installation & client relationships
  • Market for Solar Now products through generating quality leads by contacting potential buyers of solar systems and fill in the lead form.
  • Lead Conversation: Follow up on Branch leads (after 1 week) & HQ leads (within 24 hours, from Incoming Media; references, no depositors, rejections and others). Note comments in SAS for easy follow up.
  • Client follow-up: Contact existing clients and offer/get: Replacements; Upgrades; Referrals.
  • Assessment: Fill in the application form and terms, make quotations and decide on payment terms with the client
  • Assess credit applicants
  • Receive systems and other products for the branch from Logistics
  • Carry out installations following proper Solar Now procedures
  • Provide support to the Service team in preventing and solving cases.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Degree in marketing OR electrical engineering OR equivalent
  • Technical (solar) experience is an advantage (technical diploma holders are encouraged to apply)
  • Growth opportunities to Branch Team Leader positions possible for high performers
  • Suitable candidates must speak the native language in the specified region
  • Be ready to live and work in the region

Special skills 

  • A fit with SN values
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication & reporting skills
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Team player

How to Apply:  

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send theirapplications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to recruitmentug@solarnow.eu, including their updated CVs (no other documents).

Deadline: 9th September, 2016

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Client Service Officers [15] – Solar Now Masaka

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Duty Station: Masaka, Uganda

Reports to: (Regional) Sales Manager

About US:

SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 36 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 250 people. Expansion into other countries is planned for 2016.

Job Summary: The Client Service Officer will identify potential buyers of Solar Now products, do installations and offer client satisfaction in accordance with Solar Now Standard Operational Procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for sales, installation & client relationships
  • The Client Service Officer will market for Solar Now products through generating quality leads by contacting potential buyers of solar systems and fill in the lead form.
  • Lead Conversation: Follow-up on Branch leads (after 1 week) & HQ leads (within 24 hours, from Incoming Media; references, no depositors, rejections and others). Note comments in SAS for easy follow up.
  • Client follow-up: Contact existing clients and offer/get: Replacements; Upgrades; Referrals.
  • Assessment: Fill in the application form and terms, make quotations and decide on payment terms with the client
  • The Client Service Officer will assess credit applicants
  • Receive systems and other products for the branch from Logistics
  • Carry out installations following proper Solar Now procedures
  • Offer timely support to the Service team in preventing and solving cases.

Key Result Areas / KPIs: The Client Service Officer Job has a target of hitting 12 Million per month.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the Client Service Officer jobs must hold Degrees in Marketing OR electrical engineering OR equivalent
  • Technical (solar) experience is an advantage (technical diploma holders are encouraged to apply)
  • A minimum of two years of related experience in sales and marketingin a reputable organisation
  • Previous experience in field or upcountry is mandatory
  • Previous experience in Renewable energy business.
  • Suitable candidates must speak the native language in the specified region
  • Be ready to live and work in the region (Please check top of advert for duty station)

A fit with SolarNow Values:

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Good communication and reporting skills
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Good team player

Job Terms and Conditions:

  • SolarNow offers industry standard remuneration and other benefits (health insurance, lunch, etc.).
  • Growth opportunities to Branch Team Leader positions possible for high performers

How to Apply:  

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send theirapplications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to recruitmentug@solarnow.eu, including their updated CVs (no other documents).

Deadline: 9th September, 2016

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Data Collectors [33] – Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Deadline:  5th September, 2016 by 5:00 pm

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Statistician

Job Ref: UBOS/AAS/L/16

About US:

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The mandate of the Bureau is the Production, Coordination and Dissemination of Official Statistics. The Bureau intends to conduct the Annual Agricultural Survey 2016/17.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The incumbent will locate the sampled Enumeration Areas which are assigned to him/her and completing the Household Listing Form;
  • Draw a location map displaying the location of the Enumeration Area
  • Document details about the household heads
  • Collect a GPS waypoint in the correct format for each household
  • Responsible for the safety of all survey materials allocated

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The ideal candidates for the Lister Jobs must at least hold an A- levelcertificate but with a credit in English and Mathematics at O’ level
  • A minimum of two months’ demonstrated experience working as a fieldworker accumulatively in a household survey with evidence.
  • Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection is an added advantage;
  • Evidence of maturity, friendliness and willingness to work away from home for periods of approximately 1 month’s fieldwork;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good leadership and team building skills.
  • The applicants must be fluent in both Written and Oral Proficiency in at least one of these local languages: Ateso, Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Ngakarimojong, Runyankole – Rukiga, Runyoro – Rutoro, Lusoga, Lumasaaba;
  • Age: Between 22 – 40 years

Duration: One month

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply onlineby submitting relevant copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF at least maximum of 1 MB) at the link below.

Click Here (Please carefully read the instructions before you proceed to apply)

 

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Administrative Assistant – Focal Development Finance Limited

 

Duty Station:  Kireka, Wakiso, Uganda

About US:

Focal Development Finance Limited is a newly established development finance company in Uganda providing finance and technical support to micro and small businesses.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the customer care and information desk.
  • Receive, draft and distribute communications.
  • Manage office supplies
  • Write client receipts
  • File documents
  • Manage office orderliness.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The incumbent should at least hold an Advanced Level ( ‘A’ level)certificate
  • Excellent computer and telephone skills
  • Possess good verbal and writing skills in English.
  • Possess the ability to communicate reasonably in Luganda

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates send their updated CVs in pdf to:info@fdf.co.ug

 

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Procurement Assistant – Plan International

Deadline: 12th September 2016

Grade: B

Department: Administration – Kampala

Reports to: Procurement Coordinator

About us:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International Uganda started its operations in 1992 and currently has diversified programme portfolio in the Central, Eastern, Northern and West Nile regions.

The organisation is an equal opportunity employer and is currently seeking to recruit competent persons to fill above mentioned position:
Reporting to the Procurement Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for providing logistical support to the department. S/he will oversee that administrative routines are implemented efficiently and effectively.

Dimensions of Role:
The position has no approval and supervision authority. The position directly supports the Administration department and works closely with the Procurement Coordinator in execution of the duties.

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:

Administration logistical support:

1. Prepares prompt payment to vendors according to the approved purchase order agreement; punctual delivery of goods and services by the vendor; proper receipt and clearance of any materials, supplies, or equipment, and conducts negotiations of any returns or adjustments which may become necessary.
2. Follows up approved orders for timely delivery of goods and services by the vendor; proper receipt and clearance of any materials, supplies, or equipment, and conducts negotiation of any returns or adjustments which may become necessary.
3. Responsible for organizing and implementing the procurement function in respect to workshop and training bookings at Country Office level in conformity with Plan International Uganda’s policies and procedures.
4. Reviews active orders both electronic and hard copy to determine delivery status and follows up with vendors to assure prompt delivery.
5. Communicates with staff concerning delivery progress and maintains records of receipt of invoices.
6. Prepares a weekly procurement progress log for sharing with all staff with up-to-date status of the procurements.
7. Places orders in the line of responsibility and drafts/writes related correspondences.
8. Prepares vendor set up forms following the established procedures and minimum selection standards, including ant-terrorism screening.
9. Liaises with the Communications department for review of adverts before placing in the media/press.
10. Receives, tabulates and opens bid documents, including bid opening receipts as per Plan International procurement procedures.
11. Supports supervisor in maintenance of updated records related to procurement function such as vendor contract files, framework agreement files with service providers.
12. Acts as a backup the customer care/reception desk officer as and when assigned.

Dealing with Problems:

• As delegated by the Procurement Coordinator, performs the tasks in line with established procedures and policies.

Communications and Working Relationships:
• Communicates with the Administration Coordinator and staff in regard to approval of requisitions and receiving of requisitions respectively.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Attitudes and Behaviours Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:

• A minimum of a higher Diploma in business or education or another related field.
• At least 2 years of working experience in a relevant field in the INGO is an added advantage
• Experience in use of Microsoft office applications i.e. word, excel and power point.
• Ability and willingness to learn and travel to the field
• Very well organized and able to work under pressure
• Excellent interpersonal skills

Physical Environment and Demands:

• Typical Office environment

Level of Contact with Children:

• Low interaction with children

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

CPP Responsibilities
Evaluations of work conducted by contractors/consultants working directly with children include feedback on their behaviour and conduct towards children. Appropriate action should be taken against any issues that arise.

10 Sponsorship Commitments Responsibilities
Ensure sponsorship quantitative and qualitative data gathered from our annual interviews/consultations with sponsored children to improve programs at the local level.

Qualified candidates should submit letters of application, together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to the undersigned not later than Monday, 12th September 2016. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 30th November 2016.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan International Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

NB: Only soft copies of applications will be considered and indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

As a Child Centred Development organisation, Plan International Uganda strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organisation further has a Child Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.

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Legal Assistant – InterAid Uganda

InterAid Uganda Jobs

Deadline of this Job: not later than 31st August, 2016 by 5:00pm


Duty Station:
Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement Field Office, UgandaReports to: Legal AdvocatePERSON SPECIFICATION

  • A suitable Candidate for this position should poses a Degree in Law from a recognised Institution.
  • Possession of a Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of one years’ relevant work experience in an NGO implementing humanitarian programs.
  • Knowledge of Humanitarian/Refugee laws will be an added advantage.
  • Good communication skills.
  • High level of integrity
  • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Word, MS EXCEL, MS Power point.
  • Good interpersonal skills

Job application procedure
Suitable candidates meeting the requirements above are encouraged to send their cover letter, CVs and photo copies of their Academic Certificates including three professional referees by E-mail to recruitment@interaiduganda.org or hand deliver to InterAid Receptionist Kampala Office, not later than 31st August, 2016 by 5:00pm to the address below.

For a detailed job description, please visit our website at www.interaiduganda.org

The Human Resource Department,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8,
Kabaka Aniagala Road,
R0.Box 737, Kampala, Uganda,

NB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Veterinary Doctors [2] – Goodman International

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Deadline: 2nd September 2016

Duty Station: Mityana-Kasese, Uganda

About US:

Goodman International Ltd is a Pharmaceutical Company based in Kampala – Uganda, dealing in Importation & Distribution of Human and Veterinary Medicines, Agent & Local Technical Representative (LTR) for several manufacturers from Europe and Middle East. Goodman International Ltd established and started its operations in 1995.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: The key responsibilities for thesepositions include but are not limited to:-

  • Detail, Demonstrate,   Promote   and Sell the Company’s Brand and Generic Products within Uganda.
  • Develop, Products   Market and Plan strategies to ensure continuous growth of their Sales.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The Veterinary Doctors should at least hold a BSc. in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution
  • The applicants should at least have two years of related work experience
  • Excellent communication, marketing, presentation, negotiation and persuasive selling skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and self-motivated with a demonstration of initiative
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Office
  • Candidates conversant with the Western & Central Region markets have an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Animals Population & Distribution in all regions is desired
  • Candidates who speak several other languages apart from English & Luganda have an added advantage
  • Candidates must be conversant with Rutooro

Age: Between 23–30 Years.

NB: A Very attractive Salary & Benefits Await

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards and detailed CVs to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Goodman International Ltd,

P.O. Box 21311, Kampala-Uganda

E-mail to: admin@goodman.co.ug

Hand Deliver to:  Hala Plaza, Plot 24B Nakasero Road, Kampala.

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Customer Care Officers [25] – Bayport Financial Services

Deadline: Friday 16th September 2016.

Location: Kampala

Job Category: Customer Service & Call Centre

Qualification Level: Diploma

 Description

The Customer Care Officers will support branch sales, offer sales and service support and coordinate with head office service support Unit.

About Us:

Bayport Financial Services Uganda Ltd is part of Bayport Finance Group headquartered in Johannesburg South Africa with operations in over ten Countries across Africa and South America. We are a leading other Non-Bank Financial Services provider with presence in over 30 locations across Uganda.

Job Summary:

The Customer Care Officers will support branch sales, offer sales and service support and coordinate with head office service support Unit in supporting service at the branch.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

The Customer Care Officers need not possess any experience but must hold a degree or diploma with good grades Have a desire to build a career in the financial services sector.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs, testimonials,copies of certificates and previous work letters to the HR on: editha@bayport.co.ug. Please kindly quote the position title as the subject of the E-mail.

NB: Applicants not contacted after one week of closing period should consider their applications as not successful.