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Oakwood Interns Program – World Vision Uganda

Oakwood Interns Program World Vision Uganda Jobs 2017- World Vision Internship 2017

Internship Positions – Oakwood Interns Program

  • Statistics, No of Positions: 4
  • Public Health, No of Positions: 6
  • Social Works and Social Administration, No of Positions: 6
  • Healthcare and Nutrition, No of Positions: 3
  • Finance & Accounting, No of Positions: 5
  • Education, No of Positions: 6
  • Community Development, No of Positions: 5
  • Communication, No of Positions: 5
  • Child Rights and Child Development, No of Positions: 4
  • Agriculture, No of Positions: 7

Location: Busia, Bujiri, Lunyo, Busitema, Mbale, Butaleja.
Opening Type: Internship January – March

About World Vision

Oakwood Interns Program: World Vision Uganda seeks to address causes and effects of poverty through development, relief and advocacy. Over 128,633 registered children have benefitted to date from World Vision Uganda’s work.  World Vision Uganda is able to provide educational support, construct and equip schools and health centers, train health workers and farmers, participate in advocacy campaigns, distribute improved crop varieties and animal breeds, and provide clean and safe water.

About Oakwood Interns Program
Oakwood Interns Program was founded in 2015 to bridge the gap between young professionals and employers in Uganda. The mission of the Oakwood Interns’ program is to provide a platform through which educated youths can attain professional skills and relevant work experience in order to competently and confidently enter the formal job market and self-employment.
Our overall goal is to enhance youth employability in Uganda through strategic trainee placements that match the knowledge, skills and passions of our youth members.

Oakwood works in partnership with multiple program employers in Uganda in order to place educated youths into suitable internships, graduate trainee positions and entry level positions within those companies. Oakwood also provides temporary employees to program employers basing on the needs of the employment organisation.
Temporary employment is a working arrangement where the employee is only expected to remain in the position for a certain period of time. These employees fulfil all the functions of regular employees and can help during increases in demand. Oakwood is also developing a technical resource pool of professionals who will be on call to provide temporary employment services. This is the first phase of recruitment into the resource pool.

About the Position:
The intern will provide support under programmes with the guidance of a supervisor.

Academic qualifications:

Must be a student pursuing a Bachelors’ Degree in the relevant fields.

Behavioural characteristics:

• Creative and innovative
• Must be highly disciplined, enthusiastic and committed
• Energetic and eager to work and learn
• Honest and respectful to colleagues and community
• Pays attention to detail
• Good time management
• Willing to work in teams and cooperate with a diverse network of people

THE INTERN WILL BE REQUIRED TO DEVELOP AND SUBMIT A COMPREHENSIVE INTERNSHIP REPORT IN LINE WITH THE REPORTING GUIDELINES I.E. DAILY ACTIVITY TIME SHEET SUBMITTED EVERY FORTNIGHT AND THE END OF PLACEMENT REPORT

How to apply:

All applications should be made using the Oakwood Interns Program CV Application Format customized for World Vision Interns. Only CVs submitted in this format will be accepted.
Click the link below to know more about the World Vision Internship Program and to download the CV Application form. worldvision.oakwoodinterns.co.ug

How to contact us:

Follow instructions carefully on how to fill and submit your application to worldvision@oakwoodinterns.co.ug
You can also contact us via the above email and we shall be happy to send you the CV form.
Applicants who have submitted all the required academic documents, recommendation letters and have qualified to move on to the Employability Profiling phase will be contacted by the Oakwood Team via telephone and email.

All placements by the Oakwood Interns Program are made under the principles of merit and non-discrimination.

CLOSE OF APPLICATION: Sunday, 03rd December, 2017.

Oakwood Interns Program – World Vision Uganda

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World Vision Uganda Jobs – Assistant Accountant

Oakwood Interns Program World Vision Uganda Jobs 2017- World Vision Internship 2017

Job Title: Assistant Accountant – DREAMS- SAGE PROJECT (World Vision Uganda Jobs)

Employer: World Vision

REPORTING TO: SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER

ABOUT THE DREAMS-SAGE PROJECT

World Vision Uganda Jobs: The World Vision Strengthening School Community Accountability for Girls Education (SAGE) project is funded by DREAMS Innovation Challenge and works in 10 districts in North and Central Uganda. The project aims to contribute towards reduction in new HIV infections among adolescent girls by increasing girls’ access and retention in positive secondary school environments in the selected districts.

Purpose of the Position:

To provide financial technical support within the Grant in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the acceptable International Financial Accounting standards and liaise with the Senior Finance Officer on all financial matters relating to the Grant.

Description of main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial vouchers, and allocate costs to all cost centers relating to key financial transactions.
  • Carry out daily payments of cash and cheques to the respective payees and make weekly and monthly reviews as per the budget and donor requirements
  • Carry out Bank / Project Financial dealings which involve cash withdrawals, deposits, Statements and transfers to Community Based organizations in accordance to WVU and the Donor requirements.
  • Prepare monthly project funding requests, funding reconciliation and bank reconciliation statements for the project accounts in line with WV Financial Manual policies and guidelines.
  • Maintain completed/updated stores records and items (stock cards, bin cards, good received notes, stores requisitions and returns books, delivery notes and way bills in accordance with WVI/WVU policy.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A University degree with a major in Accounting and part qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • A minimum of one years’ post qualification experience, preferably within World Vision.
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
  • Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
  • Must Communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.

How to apply:

Click here to apply

Deadline: 04-Jul-17

World Vision Uganda Jobs – Assistant Accountant