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Caritas Jobs in Uganda : Graduation and Markets Officer

Caritas Moroto Diocese is a development organization founded in 1981 working with communities in Karamoja to increase their standards of living as well as improve food security and livelihood sustainability. As a development arm of the Diocese, its scope of operation spans across the Districts under Moroto Diocese namely: Moroto, Napak Nakapiripirit and Amudat Districts.
The vision of Caritas Moroto Diocese is to have a peaceful, dignified and self-reliam community in Moroto Diocese and its mission is to form and strengthen the capacity of resource-poor homesteads to ensure sustainable livelihoods and human development guide by love, respect and commitment. True to its vision and mission, Caritas Moroto Dioces implements a number of projects in the areas of livelihoods, justice and peace, land, natura resource management, climate resilience, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene.
In consortium with the Catholic Relief Services -United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (CRS), Caritas Kotido Diocese and The Institute for international Cooperation am Development (C&D) and five other technical partners, Caritas Moroto Diocese is implementing a new five-year (October 2017 — September 2022) Development Food Security Activities (DFSA) Programme entitled “Nuyok” meaning “It is Ours”. Caritas Moroto Diocese will be working through government, community and private-sector systems and structures in implementing the Nuyok project in the Districts of Napak and Nakapiripirit.
To ensure quality programming, proper implementation and coordination of the DFSA Nuyok program and other programs, Caritas Moroto Diocese wishes to recruit competent, self-motivated and experienced candidates to fill the following positions:
LIVELIHOODS PURPOSE
Position title: Graduation and Markets Officer
Reports to: Livelihoods Program Manager
Supervises: Literacy Trainers, Graduation Field Supervisors,
Graduation Mentors
Duty Station: lriir Field Office
job Purpose: The Graduation Field Officer shall be responsible for overseeing and supervising the BOMA Project activities
Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • In coordination with the Livelihood Programme Manager (LPM). oversee the establishment of the Rural Economic Access Project (REAP) Village Committees (RVCs) in each identified village cluster.
  • Participate in Community Mobilization (Community Entry meetings) and PRAs to select potential BOMA Project beneficiaries.
  • In coordination with the LPM, oversee the hiring and supervision of Village Business and Savings Groups Mentors (a group of individuals who are monitoring and working with REAP participants in business and savings groups).
  • Assess and strengthen the effectiveness of the BOMA Project and its implementation
  • Represent Caritas Moroto Diocese in the Sub-counties/ and or the district in matters related to the BOMA project, including as a representative for the organization in local development committees.
  • Conduct continuous mentoring of Graduation mentors and undertake regular spot-checks of mentors’ activities in the various locations of their assignments, and continuously evaluate the performance and quality of business mentorship.
  • Work closely with LPM to organize and oversee Business and SGs G-Mentors’ Workshops and other trainings conducted by BOMA, Caritas Moroto Diocese and or CRS support Mentors in the delivery of their activities and ensure the highest quality of delivery in the conduct of business and savings trainings in the communities where BOMA project works
  • Maintain regular contact with the LPM and provide updates on the development and progress of REAP project Activities
  • Provide accurate and comprehensive monthly reports to the LPM based on BOMA’s monthly report template
  • Facilitate optimal operation of all digital tablets and solar chargers provided to all BOMA Group Mentors in order to ensure accurate and timely syncing and reporting.
  • In coordination with the LPM, the Field Administrator, and Procurement Officer, spot check performance and maintenance of tablets as required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Business Administration, Marketing, Commerce, Agribusiness, Economics or Development Studies with 2 years of experience in business or market/economic development.
  • A diploma in Business Administration, Marketing, Commerce, Agribusiness, Economics or Development Studies with 3 years of experience in business or market/economic development.
  • Previous experience with market facilitation, supporting‘ systemic change and promoting supporting services. ”
  • Excellent knowledge of a wide variety of market development tools and approaches.
  • Knowledge of the agricultural or livestock sectors is highly desirable.
  • Practical experience in working with small and medium sized companies in development
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills as well as business-minded.
  • Excellent supervisory, training and mentoring skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Sensitivity and diplomacy in working with socially disadvantaged communities.
  • Very good analytical and information management skills.
  • Keen attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines and work cooperatively with team members.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proven skills in riding a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding license.
  • Knowledge of Nga’Karimojong language is an added advantage.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Qualified candidates should address and send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and work based certificates to: The Human Resource Officer Caritas Moroto Diocese Moroto Diocese, P.O. Box 46, Moroto – Uganda And submit to the Caritas Moroto Diocese Head Office in Moroto or to the field offices in lriir and Nakapiripirit. NOTE: APPLICANTS SHOULD INDICATE ON THEIR APPLICATION LETTERS THEIR PREFERRED DUTY STATION FOR THE PROGRAMME OFFICER POSITION OR SUB-COUNTIES OF OPERATION FOR SUPERVISOR AND FIELD AGENT POSITIONS Please send your application letter, CV, copies of “relevant academic and work based certificates as well as contact details of three (3) FORMER direct supervisors as references before close of business on Friday 28th September 2018 NOTE: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Canvassing for support will lead to automatic disqualification. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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Career Job Opportunities Available at The Cairo International Bank Limited (CIB) in Uganda. Apply Now!

Career Job Opportunities Available at The Cairo International Bank Limited (CIB) in Uganda. Apply Now!

Cairo International Bank Limited (CIB)

Cairo International Bank Limited (CIB) is a bank that has been operating in Uganda since September 1995, and regulated by the Bank of Uganda, offering a full range of banking services including; deposit taking, lending, treasury and trade finance services.

a. Business Development Manager

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b. Junior Banking Officer (4 Job Opportunities – Tellers, Credit Officers, Customer Care Officers)

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c. IT Officer

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d. Customer Retention Manager

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SolarNow Jobs in Uganda : Senior Accountant

We are looking for an experienced Senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions and records.
Position: Senior Accountant
Reports to: The Financial Controller.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze financial statements and records make adjustments where necessary.
  • Reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.
  • Prepare financial statements and participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into departmental budget setting process
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles for Financial statements
  • Record financial Information for analysis.
  • Advise on procedure and Financial Management
  • Prepare financial reports for taxes, regulatory agencies, and stockholders
  • Liaise with the CFO, Financial Controller and Finance Manager to improve financial procedures.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures

Requirements

  • Proven past experience as a senior accountant or accounting supervisor with a minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from any accredited University or Institution of learning.
  • 4+ years’ experience in general or tax accounting
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages is an added advantage
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including V-lookups and pivot tables
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven experience with SPV accounting, asset financing and inventory accounting
  • Relevant certification will be added advantage(e.g. ACCA, CMA or CPA)Minimum Level 3
  • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment and with minimum supervision.

 

Interested candidates can send their motivation letter and CV to recruitmentug@solarnow.eu

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Four-Year Doctoral Candidate Positions for International Students at Aalto University

­Aalto University School of Engineering is offering Four-Year Doctoral Candidate Positions in Multidisciplinary Passenger Ship Design in Finland. The expected duration of doctoral studies is four years, but a contract is at first made for one year, and the extension depends on candidate’s advancement in her/his studies and research.

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

All international students applying for doctoral studies must demonstrate their proficiency in English. Applicants are required to attach an official language test report to their application.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: October 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Positions are available to pursue Doctoral degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Positions are awarded in Multidisciplinary Passenger Ship Design.
  • Scholarship Award: The expected duration of doctoral studies is four years, but a contract is at first made for one year, and the extension depends on candidate’s advancement in her/his studies and research. The salary is according to the salary system of Aalto University.
  • Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this position.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this position.

Entrance Requirements: The applicants should have experience in some of the following research areas:

  • Naval architecture and/or marine engineering,
  • Experience-based design, product development and/or industrial design,
  • Artificial experience, modelling of human decision making and/or optimization
  • Maritime transport, logistics and/or economics.

The applicant for the position of Doctoral Candidate must have a Master’s degree and must fulfil the requirements for doctoral students at the Aalto University School of Engineering.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Please, submit the applications online through the link provided below no later than 31 July 2018 including

  1. Motivation letter
  2. CV
  3. A certified copy of master´s degree certificate and an official transcript of records, and their translations, if the originals are not in Finnish, Swedish or English
  4. Proof of proficiency in Finnish, Swedish or English if the applicant is not a native speaker of them

For additional information on funding and contents of work, please contact Professors Pentti Kujala or Jani Romanoff (or in the recruitment process –related questions HR-coordinator Anna-Maija Harju) E-mails: first name.lastname-at-aalto.fi.

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.

National Medical Director US Non-profit Jobs – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)


Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Program Director
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angeles, California. Aids Health Care Foundation is registered in Uganda as Aids Health Care Foundation – Uganda Cares (AHF-UC) which is collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings. AHF- Uganda Cares to date operates in 15 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Mpigi, Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Kalangala, Masindi, Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Serere, Hoima and Tororo supporting 32 clinic sites country wide.
Job Summary:  The National Medical Director directly oversees all medical activities at AHF-Uganda Cares supported and owned facilities within the country program. He/ she is the team lead for the medical department, directly supervises Regional Medical Directors, Program Pharmacist, Program Nurse and Laboratory Services Coordinator and takes the direct responsibility of ensuring strong cohesive teams at national, regional and site level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • As senior manager, he/she oversees AHF medical Country operations in all the designated regional sites and supports the Regional Medical Directors to efficiently and effectively deliver quality clinical services in the regions.
  • Works closely with HIV Prevention program to ensure an effective linkage system for clients tested into the continuum of care and treatment
  • Attends key technical partners’ meetings and provides feedback to management through the Country Program Director – Commits 40 hours monthly to see patients with complicated cases and prepare cases for discussion and learning purpose
  • Ensures standard quality of clinical services at all AHF supported sites in the program
  • Provides periodic comprehensive support supervision, using the tools provided by AHF-Uganda Cares and Ministry of Health.
  • Supports the Program Pharmacist to ensure that pharmacy operations are in accordance with good pharmacy practices.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must be a Medical Doctor from a recognizable institution. Should hold additional qualification either in Health Systems Management or Public Health or Human resource will be an added advantage
  • Registration with the medical and dental practitioner’s council is a must.
  • A minimum of ten years of medical/health service experience preferred with a sound knowledge of basic medical disciplines to allow for accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of clinical problems.
  • Five years or more of recent experience with HIV/AIDS treatment; two years minimum of administration and program management experience with knowledge of clinical protocols and procedures in the management of HIV related diseases.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skill Sensitivity to issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to provide coverage at other AHF sites upon request.
  • Experience in planning and budgeting required.
  • Experience in quality management and assurance practices desired.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should e-mail their applications (Cover Letter and CV Only) to: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org mentioning position applied for and job location in the subject line. The email should not be larger than 2 MB – any larger email will not be considered.
Deadline: 28th September 2018



Open Research (PhD and Postdoc) Positions at Ghent University

The Magnel Laboratory for Concrete Research, Ghent University, Belgium is offering open research positions for international students. Scholarships are available to pursue PhD and postdoctoral research programme.

The Ghent University is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium. Our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences. Ghent University aims to encourage its students to adopt a critical approach within a creative, development-oriented educational and research environment.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: September 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD and postdoctoral research programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in “Concrete Technology”.
  • Scholarship Award: We can offer:
  • An interesting research project in the area of casting and processing of fresh concrete, rheology of fresh cementitious materials, 3D-printing of concrete
  • A top-class inspiring international research environment with excellent research facilities at a high-level university, in a worldwide leading group in the field of concrete technology and concrete structures
  • For PhD: PhD-scholarships*, starting at the end of 2018 or in 2019 (Yearly PhD-scholarships, with yearly evaluation, up to a maximum of 4 years)
  • For Postdoc: Postdoctoral scholarships*, starting at the end of 2018 or in 2019 (Yearly Postdoctoral scholarship, with yearly evaluation, up to a maximum of 3 years)
  • Working and living in the attractive city of Ghent, with a very active and lively research and student community

*Candidates should meet some administrative requirements in order to be eligible to receive a scholarship. For those candidates passing the first quality screening, these requirements will be further checked in a later stage.

  • Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Several research positions are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

You need to have:

  • For a PhD position: an MSc degree in Engineering (or equivalent level), obtained from a high-level university, with excellent records
  • For a postdoc position: a PhD degree in Engineering (or equivalent level), obtained from a high-level university, and of which the high quality can be reflected by high-level journal papers in international peer-reviewed journals cited in Web of Science.
  • Background in Rheology, (fresh) cementitious materials, hydration of cementitious materials
  • Strong motivation, and excellent personal competencies and skills to perform high-level scientific research in an international and multicultural team
  • At least one strong reference letter by a well-respected scholar in the field of concrete technology.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Prepare an application file, written in English, in PDF format, giving following information:

  • A short CV with a summary of your career (personal information, nationality, date of birth, gender, picture, contact details, education, diploma, work experience, publications, awards, patents, reference persons …)
  • A motivation letter, written in English
  • At least one strong support letter by a well-respected scholar in the field of concrete technology
  • A copy of relevant diplomas
  • Transcript of study records
  • For PhD candidates: English abstract of your master thesis
  • For Postdoc candidates: English abstract of your doctoral thesis, and the pdf of at least two peer-reviewed papers in journals cited in Web of Science Send your file by email.

Clearly, mention whether you apply for a PhD or Postdoc scholarship. Applications will be evaluated on a continuous basis.

Uganda: Project Assistant – Donor Relations and Communications

Organization: World Renew
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 03 Oct 2018

World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), has a full time, time-bound opportunity for a Project Assistant based in Arua, Uganda.

As the Project Assistant – Donor Reporting and Communications you will work to ensure that various reports are drafted in a timely manner and that the impact of interventions are effectively communicated to World Renew’s constituents and donors. You will work closely with local partners and the World Renew project teams, ensuring effective and inclusive processes are put in place to develop reports. You will work with existing M&E tools, systems and methods to improve the quality and timeliness of World Renew reporting. The Project Assistant will report to the Program Consultant in the East Africa Ministry Team.

Please note that this is a 8-month contract opportunity, with a possibility of extension

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Travel to project locations to work alongside project teams in preparing reports
  2. As requested, support the production of timely and accurate narrative reports
    a. Work with project team cycle to ensure necessary information is being captured
    b. Develop simplified reporting templates to assist in accurate and timely data capture
  3. To assist with the design and planning of community resilience programming by supporting the information gathering and proposal writing
  4. As identified, based on the skills set of the incumbent, strengthen the capacity of partner and World Renew staff through coaching and practical training on relevant technical skills (e.g. excel, presentations, IT, etc)
  5. Write human interest stories for World Renew communications (and donor communication)
  6. Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Able to respect and support the mission, vision and values of the CRCNA
  2. Demonstrated commitment to promote a work environment that values diversity and equality, as well as have respectful relationships with others
  3. Committed to working towards gender equality in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure
  4. Exceptional writing abilities
  5. Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts
  6. Ability to analyze information from various sources and in various forms and collate it into detailed but succinct and well written reports
  7. Advanced computer skills with strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  8. Excellent organizational skills; demonstrated self-starting, planning and implementation skills, as well as an ability to successfully multitask and prioritize
  9. Critical thinking skills, ability to analyze a situation to determine needs, brainstorm possibilities and/or create opportunities, problem solve and/or generate solutions, develop recommendations or make decisions
  10. Highly effective team work skills with the ability to build good relations both internally and externally
  11. Skills of persuasion, influence, negotiation, planning, reporting and analysis
  12. Familiarity with the Christian Reformed Church and/or the Canadian Foodgrains Bank community is an asset

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  1. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, International Development, Community Development or another related discipline
  2. A minimum of one year cross-cultural work experience in a development or disaster response environment including writing reports and communication material

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Must be fluent in English and able to communicate proficiently both verbally and in writing. Working knowledge of French is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

The incumbent, in this position, will travel to remote locations where running water and electricity are uncertain. The road conditions are rough and the temperature can reach the high 40s. In addition, the Project Assistant may potentially live in a remote location which will require diligent self-care and stress management.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have the ability to live and work in remote locations and within a high stress environment.

How to apply:

Please apply online at: https://www.worldrenew.net/careers on or before October 3, 2018

WASH Officer DSW Project Jobs – Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)

Organisation: Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)
Reports to:Project Manager- Sanitation Programs
Action for Health Uganda (A4HU) is a youth empowerment organization dedicated to mainstream young peoples’ engagement in socio-economic development and promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and rights (SRHR). A4HU was registered in October 2017 as a new entity to take over the operations of DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) in Uganda. For the past 18 years DSW has supported the implementation of a portfolio of projects to improve sexual and reproductive health of young people in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversees behaviour activities in the field, i.e. schools, communities and health staff;
  • Conducts trainings in health and hygiene;
  • Monitors WASH infrastructure including operation and maintenance;
  • Organizes school hygiene competitions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a BA degree in social science or community development or equivalent
  • At least three years of relevant experience in working with a non for profit organisation or a reputable community based organisation preferably working with young people
  • Experience and knowledge in implementing a Water and Sanitation Project (WASH) is a MUST
  • Experience in training and creative facilitation.
  • Knowledge of local Government development structures and policies
  • Experience working with rural communities especially community mobilization and networking
  • Experience of working with youths groups
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team work and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.
  • Excellent computer skills
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter indicating salary expectation with the reference “(job title)” to: jobs@a4huganda.org addressed to the Human Resource & Admin Manager
Deadline: 25th September 2018
NB:Ideal start date: ASAP. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Kofi Annan Business School Foundation Master Fellowships for Developing Countries

The European School of Management Technology in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation offers fellowships to obtain a university degree in Europe at one of the academic partners of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation.

The aim of the scholarship is to make significant contributions to least developed countries (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries (LLDCs); to strengthen the awareness of responsibility in leadership in developed countries.

ESMT Berlin was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master’s in management, as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership, innovation, and analytics. ESMT faculty publishes in top academic journals.

Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: The MIM program starts in September of each year with a final application deadline of June 30. The MBA program begins in January of each year with a final application deadline of September 30.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study a two-year Master’s in Management (MIM) or a one-year full-time MBA education at ESMT Berlin in Berlin, Germany.
  • Scholarship Award: Fellows will receive a full tuition scholarship from ESMT (€25,000 for MIM students and €43,500 for MBA students) plus fair compensation for travel and accommodation costs and program related fees.
  • Nationality: This scholarship is available for students from Developing Countries.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to five fellowships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available for students from Developing Countries:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea, Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs)Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine.
  • Applications for Kofi Annan Fellowships are accepted and awarded on an ongoing basis during the application cycle. Any updates in the availability of the scholarships will be indicated here.
  • MIM applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with excellent grades, less than 18 months of work experience, and proficient English skills. In certain cases a GMAT or GRE score may be requested.
  • MBA applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree of any kind, a minimum of three years of professional experience, a GMAT or GRE score, and proficient English skills.
  • All applicants should have a willingness to contribute to building the economy and society of the home country with entrepreneurial impetus.

English Language/Test Requirements: Strong GMAT or GRE scores

The average GMAT score is 640. ESMT’s MBA GMAT code is H4D-SJ-46 or simply search for ESMT by name. We also accept GRE scores, and our Designated Institution (DI) code is 7768.

TOEFL scores (95 minimum), PTE score (64 minimum), IELTS score (7 minimum) or other proficiency test. The ESMT TOEFL institution code is 8707.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Potential applicants may also submit a short form for a preliminary check to determine whether they are eligible to apply.

Fresher Procurement Officer NGO Jobs – Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)

Organisation: Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI) is a National NGO that coordinates and implements several projects in Uganda. CIDI works at the vanguard of community development focusing on four thematic areas; water and sanitation promotion, sustainable agriculture for food and incomes, health promotion, conflict prevention and peace resolution. CIDI with branches across the country works amongst the poor and vulnerable communities in both rural and urban areas to improve their livelihoods.
Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer is mainly responsible for duties relating to coordinating all procurement activities in the organization,
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Organize and manage the procurement processes for the Organization.    
·         Management of Contractors and suppliers in line with the procurement guidelines of CIDI.
·         Manage all the documents related procurements with the required professionalism.
·         Ensure that the principle of value for money is achieved in all procurements.
·         Ensure the quality of goods or services procured to be in place, at the right time  and purchased at the right price
·         Organize and carryout procurement meetings as per the guidelines of CIDI Procurement Manual.
·         Provide CIDI management with periodical procurement reports, reviews and advice CIDI management on the emerging procurement trends.
·         Prepare annual/quarterly, semi-annual, procurement plans and procurement budgets.
·         Ensure timely delivery of quality goods and supplies.
·         Update the procurement manual from time to time to reflect the changing standard procurement trends.
·         Maintain an updated list of CIDI suppliers for all items and services.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supplies chain Management, accounting, Statistics and other related fields.
·         Any post graduate training in CIPS is an added advantage.
·         At least two or more years of progressively responsible experience in Procurement and Logistic Supplies Chain Management.
·         Computer literacy skills; Ms. Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Publisher etc.
·         Good analytical skills
·         Working knowledge of procurement
·         Good interpersonal skills.
·         Personal integrity and concern for standards.
·         Effective leadership, organizational, planning and communication skills
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should hand deliver to CIDI offices at the Kampala Head office with detailed updated CVs together with copies of academic documents, recent passport photograph, with at least three referees with day-time telephone number/email addressed to;
Community Integrated Development Initiatives,
Plot 2809 Tankhill Road Muyenga
Email to:cidi@cidiuganda.org
NB:  Please attach CERTIFIED copies of Academic Documents (Transcript). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:  26th September 2018