Key Account Manager Job Placement – Payway Uganda

Organization: Payway Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
African Vending Systems is a limited liability company, registered in Uganda and registered with the Uganda Investment Authority. PayWay® is a registered business name and trademark for African Vending Systems Limited as well as AVS, therefore the two may be used interchangeably.  PayWay started its operations in Uganda and preparations are under way to extend to other African countries. PayWay has developed and implemented a payment platform that is integrated with self-service kiosks, mobile point of sale terminals, mobile operating systems as Android, iOS and Blackberry and other cross-platform systems, USSD capable devices and via web-based interface. Some of the service providers include UMEME, Uganda Telecom, Africell, Africell Internet, MTN, Airtel, K2, Smart Telecom, Vodafone, Multichoice DStv and GOtv, StarTimes, Zuku TV, TVNXT, AzamTV, Foris Telecom IN Connecting, Tangerine Internet, Smile, Roke Telkom, Net Pesa Virtual Mastercard, Tugende, Red Cross, National Lottery, FX Trader, and other providers that have shown interest in integration.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Playing an integral role in new business pitches by achieving high set targets and hold responsibility for the effective on-boarding of new clients. Focusing on growing and developing existing clients, together with generating new business.
  • Responsible for managing key accounts and often being the face of the company to many clients. Championing customer complaints and ensuring that these complaints are managed effectively and efficiently through the stipulated process and channels.
  • Write business plans and give sales presentations to high-level executives of the selected key accounts and ensuring business growth and partnering with PayWay.

  • Managing employer’s client relationships and providing clients with excellent service and support.
  • Feeding back all suggestions for improvement and market research to Line Manager and senior staff as deemed necessary.
  • He/she should be aware with all competitive activities within accounts and preventing attrition.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should have relevant skills, qualifications and experience
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees via E-mail to info@payway.ug


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Administration Officer USAID Project Jobs – WEI/Bantwana

Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Project Name: USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Reports to: Regional Manager & Logistics and Procurement
WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that helps families and children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they need to grow into healthy adults.
About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES Project:
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is implementing the five- year USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. The goal of the project is to improve the wellbeing of children and youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV and other adversities in Eastern and Northern Uganda. BETTER OUTCOMES is implemented by a consortium of five partners, namely: WEI/B as the prime partner; Mercy Corps, Uganda Women’s Efforts to Save Orphans (UWESO), Youth, Alive and Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV); each responsible for specific technical aspects of the project. The project is being implemented in 20 districts of Eastern and Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Administration Officer will provide supervision, coordination and control over general administrative support and logistical activities of the regional office, management of the petty cash, payments, office cleanliness, office security and staff welfare.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Supporting administrative functions on day to day basis
  • Supervises the maintenance of area premises and environment to ensure its cleanliness and repairs at all times.
  • Ensures timely and proper set-up of meeting/board rooms and venues for meetings.
  • Makes sure that kitchen suppliers are available at all times by monitoring their usage and arranging for their replacement timely.
  • Ensures quality service levels for staff welfare functions and get-togethers
  • Support and coordinate with the office assistant to ensure staff welfare is taken care of.
Staff Supervision and management
  • Ensures that all vehicles guidelines are effectively followed by both internal and outsourced drivers.
  • Ensures that regional office is clean at all times by effectively supervising the cleaners, motivating them, and instilling a sense of discipline.
  • Implements performance management processes and regularly set targets for staff under your supervision and conducts effective staff appraisals,
  • Troubleshoot administrative issues as they arise and help Regional Manager to raise effective decisions.
  • Reports to the Human Resource Manager any staff grievances and resolves conflicts as they arise
  • Ensures that all staff fill in timesheets and forward them to HR Office on a monthly basis
  • Assist in making follow-ups for staff medical cards and coordinate with accredited insurance service providers within the region to ensure staff receive quality service and ensuring that all the relevant information is updated on regular basis with the HR
  • Keeps track of leave applications and travel through coordination with supervisor and HR Manager
Logistics Activities support:
  • Manages and coordinates all staff travel arrangements including booking staff accommodation in the region
  • Integrate movement plans for Program Team for effective vehicle allocation at National Office
  • Manages and coordinates all Regional events
Ensuring Value for money/Procurement
  • Assist with the procurements of goods/services, ensuring value for money for all services delivered
  • Plan, monitor, and assist In procurement, and management of regional program activities
  • Issue out equipment, items, office supplies upon requisition by staff
  • Place request for supplies whenever required.
  • Maintain a stores ledger of all stock
  • Receive goods as they are delivered.
  • Place payment requests for goods delivered
Reporting: Regularly ensures that all administrative activities are documented (also by taking adequate minutes during meetings), analyzed and reported.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Administration Officer job placement must hold a University degree/ Pg. Diploma in relevant studies such as: Administration, Business Management Logistics or Procurement
  • Three years of progressive growth in administrative/program work experience, particularly on donor-funded NGO projects.
  • Familiarity with donor project management policies, procedures and requirements, particularly USAID strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work in teams of diverse backgrounds and experience
  • Strong ability to quickly assemble knowledge of program management,
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (Microsoft office packages).
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) are encouraged to apply via E-mail only be sending an updated CV and cover letter to: Human Resource Manager, World Education Inc Bantwana at wei_recruitment@ug.worlded.org
Deadline: 4th May 2018 by 5:00pm


Head of Claims & Medical Advisor Career Opportunity – IAA Healthcare

Organisation: IAA Healthcare
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager
IAA Healthcare, the leading Health Management Organization in Uganda, is part of the International Medical Group (IMG) that integrates International Hospital Kampala (IHK), International Medical Centre (IMC) and International Medical Foundation (IMF).
Job Summary: The Head of Claims and Medical Advisor will supervise the claims team to achieve set business objectives and oversee the medical claims processes and procedures through use of effective techniques to achieve the objectives of claims cost control, operational efficiency while meeting customer service needs for clients. The Head of Claims will also ensure consistent management of provider relationships through selective contracting and timely payments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Management of the claims process to ensure efficiency in processing of claims as per the company medical claims processes
  • In charge of the verification and audit of outpatient and inpatient claims as per the claims processes to ensure compliance and mitigate risk.
  • Negotiate professional fees and hospital charges including discounts to control expenditure.
  • The incumbent will manage the processing and settlement of all claims, and authorize requisitions and reimbursements.
  • Holding regular business meetings with service providers to ensure compliance on contract terms, use of agreed billing systems and agreed tariff s.
  • Actively monitor, prevent and control medical claims fraud by carrying out regular audits on the internal and external systems/ processes as well as providers.
  • Supervise, train and mentor medical claims staff to achieve a high level of motivation and productivity by the team.
  • Ensure good case management for clients
  • Tasked with monitoring and improving claims processing turnaround time, practices and procedures
  • Handle clients and service provider complaints
  • Conduct claims control and analysis
  • Actively participate in service meetings within the group and attend staff benefit briefing sessions as required
  • Prepare regular claims reports to clients, management and advice underwriter health on relevant claims findings for medical risk review.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must have a Medical Degree with relevant clinical experience plus experience in management.
  • Three years of experience in medical claims management and underwriting.
  • Possession of a Diploma in Insurance and or a degree in Health systems Management/ Business management will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Possess excellent public relations and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Extensive networking with health service providers and other medical insurers
  • Excellent analytical and monitoring skills
  • User IT skills in database management and office systems
  • Ability to evaluate decisions made in benefit utilization management
  • High degree of integrity and honesty
All candidates should email their application letters, updated CV, copies of certificates including daytime telephone numbers to the Head of Human Resources to iaa@img.co.ug
Deadline: 30th April 2018


Internal Auditor US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organization: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Representative
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will engage CRS program and operations staff and partners in the review and analysis of management systems (procedures, policies and process owner performance). The Internal Auditor will identify systems weakness, collusion and other anomalies associated with program implementation and monitor accountability to any systems improvement measures. The Internal Auditor will function solely under the instructions of the Country Representative and will conduct both systems verification and investigate potential or alleged incidents of collusion and fraud.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of CRS Global and CRS Uganda policies and procedures for both operations and program management processes.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of relevant donor requirements for CRS Uganda programs, including USAID, USDOS, DFID, specific corporate and foundation donors.
  • In collaboration with the CRS Uganda Country Representative and Head of Operations, annually assess and prioritize management systems for review by level of risk as defined under risk and issues management criteria.
  • In collaboration with the Country Representative, manage a confidential annual work plan prioritized by risk level that assesses the integrity of management systems.
  • In collaboration with system process owners, identify weaknesses/inefficiencies and anomalies and develop correction action plans.
  • Establish deadlines for completion of corrective actions; ensure appropriate documentation that supports both learning and practice; maintain a corrective action plan tracking database to track timely completion.
  • Develop an issues or process review report that delineates, the issue(s), underlying causes, proposed solutions, identified requirements for improved system integrity
  • Circulate issue or process research information and gain consensus from process owners and stakeholders to ensure process transparency and awareness among stakeholders of individual responsibilities.
  • Ensure appropriate document management and filing of all audit documents and related correspondence.
  • Coordinate the country program’s internal and external audits, and risk/compliance visits for the CRS Uganda program; work closely with leadership teams in drafting the audit management disclosure letter and support audit findings and closures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Internal Auditor job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent), preferably in Business Administration, Public Administration, Risk Management, or other related field.
  • A certification in CPA, CIA, ACCA or CFE will be an advantage.
  • At leats seven years of field experience in internal audit, systems/process analysis and risk assessment.
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of local dialects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to make oral and written presentations.
  • Excellent influencing skills and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Self-directed and autonomous in executing with high integrity the job requirements.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and respond to multiple demands.
  • Effective skills in building and maintaining productive work relationships.
  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning, Trusting Relationships, Professional Growth, Partnership, Accountability
All candidates should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org or drop your application at CRS Kampala Office.
  • Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste INTERNALAUDITOR  only
  • All applications that do not contain this exact subject line will be rejected and not read
Deadline: 14th May 2018 by 5:00PM


Talent Acquisition Specialist Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Talent Management and Organizational Development Manager
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary: The Talent Acquisition Specialist will primarily determine the organisation’s staffing needs and facilitate the effective staffing of the organization through leading the process of sourcing, attracting, recruiting, interviewing, and on-boarding of employees within IDI in line with the provisions of the IDI HR manual and the prevailing labour laws.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Formulate the annual work plan for the Talent Acquisition function that feeds into the overall Human Resource annual work plan in line with the overall HR planning cycle.
  • Implement the organization’s talent acquisition strategies in line with the organization’s strategic direction and human resource plans
  • Work closely with the hiring Managers to determine the user departments’ staffing needs and develop an annual organization’s human resource plan.
  • Review and refine job descriptions and prepare job adverts for vacant positions
  • Provide leadership in the sourcing, recruitment and selection of candidates while effectively targeting the right kinds of candidates for the job and make recommendations regarding new ways of sourcing talent.
  • Manage the Organization’s recruitment and selection tracker, schedule all interviews and then prepare and advise the candidates beforehand.
  • Develop tools for guiding the shortlisting and selection process to enable a fair and equitable selection process.
  • Plan and conduct selection processes of candidates using different test instruments as deemed necessary in line with the recruitment and selection processes.
  • Carty out background reference checks for prospective employees to inform hiring decisions in line with the organization’s recruitment and selection policies.
  • Prepare contracts for new staff and monitor the expiry of ongoing contracts to ensure timely renewal in line with the organization’s policies.
  • Develop tools for enabling a smooth on-boarding process for new employees, and monitor the orientation process to confirm adherence to the orientation programs in line the Organization’s recruitment & selection policies.
  • Plan for organizational wide orientation programs every three months to ensure that all new staff who have joined the organization during that period are properly oriented.
  • Conduct trainings for managers and other staff involved in the recruitment and selection process with regard to interviewing skills and ethical codes of conduct.
  • Develop talent acquisition metrics to monitor the talent acquisition agenda and produce talent acquisition reports and identify areas of improvement in IDI’s recruitment and selection processes. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should possess an advanced degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology, or any other related filed.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Human Resource Management, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology plus a Post Graduate qualification in a similar field with good experience in Talent management may be considered.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in recruitment and selection using a number of test batteries.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of recruitment and selection as a core function of human resource management.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in job analysis and competence profiling.
  • Understanding and experience in use different and modern recruitment and selection methods and techniques including; online recruitment, videoconferencing, Skype, assessment centers, psychometrics, etc.
  • An ability to quickly understand the duties and competencies of different roles
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the industry similar to what IDI is operating in is an added advantage
  • Ability to develop and keep strong relationships with the hiring managers in order to understand and appreciate the needs of the manager and the requirements and expectations of the job.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your application letter , CV and certificates are attached as one document and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda.


United Republic of Tanzania: Associate Technical Advisor, Africa Women Empowered Programs

Organization: Project Concern International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 16 May 2018

The Associate Technical Advisor (ATA), Africa programs will lead Women Empowered (WE) Initiative technical assistance and program quality activities; provide strategic direction and program management support; and support monitoring, evaluation, research and learning for the Africa region’s Women Empowered (WE) Initiative programs.

The WE ATA will serve the Africa region, based in Musoma, Tanzania. This position will report to the WE Initiative Acting Director, working closely with members of the PCI Tanzania and regional program teams as well as PCI Headquarters WE and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) associates on regional activities.

Learn more about PCI's work in women's empowerment.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Technical Assistance and Capacity Building

  • Provide remote and in person technical assistance to implementing field teams in the region (including Botswana, Burundi, Malawi, and Zambia) through regular check ins; delivery of trainings; review of project plans; and review and analysis of program reports and data
  • Support management, planning, implementation, assessments and reporting on portfolio of WE programming in Tanzania, including roll out and pilot testing of new mobile app.
  • Provide strategic direction to programs in the region, contributing to the development and implementation of specific strategies and methodologies in the following technical areas:
    • Program Expansion
    • Wealth Generation Pathways (Business skills training, entrepreneurship and workforce development)
    • Gender Equity Mainstreaming and Male Engagement
    • Youth engagement (urban and rural)
    • Urban WE implementation
  • Facilitate Africa regional working groups as needed, track working group objectives and deliverables, and lead the development and monitoring of the groups’ work plan
  • Contribute to the expansion of the WE initiative in the region through partnership identification, networking, presenting WE at relevant conferences or meetings with stakeholders, and other expansion planning activities.
  • Participate in resource development at all phases, including proposal development.
  • Participate in regular program quality calls with PCI headquarters technical staff.
  • Supervises interns/fellows.

  • In partnership with Program Team managers and coordinators, identify opportunities to strengthen PCI WE staff, and design and evaluate WE staff capacity building programs.

Program Quality Management

  • Support program teams and management in the development, use and documentation of project management plans

  • Ensure maintenance of established WE programs, supporting the development and monitoring of program work plans.

  • Ensure program quality, pursue technical innovations and promote synergies between WE and PCI’s other social and economic development projects.

  • Provide technical assistance to regional field staff to identify and optimize the use of internal WE program data, technical strategies and existing best practices, lessons learned and research across key sectors.

  • Lead the review of all WE reports and ensure the highest quality in regional country programs.

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of assessments and studies to inform WE programmatic decision-making, project designs and institutional learning.

  • Facilitate the process of documenting lessons learned, challenges, and opportunities to improve field practice of WE in the region.

  • Continually improve the WE methodology, manuals and training materials based on best practices and lessons learned in the field.

Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation

  • In coordination with M&E leads, provide ongoing support to in-country WE-related M&E activities, including in the review of the WE M&E plans, studies, surveys, assessments, and evaluations.
  • Work with program and M&E teams to carry out regular data quality assessments (DQA) of WE program data; develop strategies and refresher trainings to address deficiencies found during DQA.
  • Produce and disseminate high quality WE case studies, success stories, best practices and lessons learned that are supported with an evidence-base, beneficiary testimonials, impact/comparative data and other relevant information.

  • Assist M&E teams in maintaining effective management information systems (MIS) for WE Program activities, including the VSLA industry standard online MIS (SAVIX).

  • Support in the development, validation and field testing of PCI’s evaluation and impact measurement tools.

Required Qualifications:**

  • Advanced Degree in International Development, Social Studies, Development Economics, Public Health, or related field, or BA and commensurate relevant work experience at international or national levels.
  • Four years of professional experience including 2 years in international development.
  • Experience providing direct project support and training related to economic capacity building, savings groups, income generating work, as well as business skills training and partnership building preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience in research design, data collection, and analysis.

  • Written and spoken Fluency in English.

  • Strong research and writing skills in English.

  • Ability to take initiative, solve problems, anticipate actions, and to use creative means to complete tasks.

  • Ability to work as an integral part of a team, taking guidance and input from supervisors and peers.

  • Strong time-management skills and ability to work to deadlines.

  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and commitment to PCI’s core values. Job Location Musoma, , Tanzania Position Type Full-Time/Regular

How to apply:

https://pciglobal-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=605&…=

United Republic of Tanzania: Software Developer

Organization: VillageReach
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 04 May 2018

ABOUT VILLAGEREACH

VillageReach is an NGO that develops solutions to critical health system challenges in low-resource environments, with an emphasis on strengthening the “last mile” of healthcare delivery. VillageReach combines expertise across public health, technology, and business to bring life-saving innovation – new systems, programs and technologies – to scale and sustainability in the world’s most underserved communities. VillageReach is headquartered in Seattle, WA with offices located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Mozambique.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) program, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), provides expert technical assistance to Tanzania to strengthen supply chain systems across all health elements, e.g., malaria, family planning (FP), HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH). In coordination with in-country and development partners, GHSC also assists the Government of Tanzania (GoT) health programs by providing strategic planning and implementation assistance; improving the delivery of health commodities to service sites; providing capacity building support to broaden stakeholders' understanding and engagement of the supply chain system; and strengthening the enabling environments to improve supply chain performance. GHSC also provides technical assistance and support for the national implementation of the electronic logistics management information system (eLMIS).

DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

The Software Developer will be responsible for maintaining Tier 3 support of the eLMIS and provide training on OpenLMIS software to the MOHCDGEC and PoRALG through capacity building.

Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

  • Develop software feature enhancements in Java and JavaScript, conduct testing, and provide maintenance and support for existing functionality of eLMIS
  • Use eLMIS’s Web-based bug tracking systems (Jira) to log bugs and enhancements and to update bug resolution status.
  • Liaise with the global OpenLMIS Core team to become familiar with the latest architecture and software development practices of OpenLMIS v3.x.
  • Utilize global standard practices/templates for software development, to brief on progress being made on software development projects, and to collaborate and contribute to software development practices of OpenLMIS v3.x.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) by supporting the review of new redesign requirements, finalizing user stories and prioritized backlog in consultation with project managers. Develop and manage release plans.
  • Work closely with users to design and develop specifications for software development work including wireframes, report layouts, business rules and user interfaces.
  • Work closely with tester(s) to develop test plans for modules and applications.
  • Preparing a plan to support long term capacity building to MoHCDGEC and PORALG ICT staff on OpenLMIS code base.
  • Prepare technical documentation and user/training manuals for software applications.
  • Support the eLMIS transition plan to the National Internet Data Center.
  • Conduct regular reviews and evaluations of all systems and related applications and implement improvements accordingly.
  • Provide regular updates to the supervisor, technical team, and project management team on work progress and any local database development issues that may be of concern.
  • Work as part of the Management Information System (MIS) team and be available for deployment to support the systems and users whenever need arises.
  • Participate in in country system linkages in areas of synergies like GoTHOMIS and the HIM project

Competencies:

The following competencies reflect what is expected of all VillageReach employees; including examples of how one might demonstrate each of these competencies in one’s role.

· Personal Motivation and Drive: Is self-directed in one’s approach to work, but asks for help when needed; holds oneself accountable; undertakes self-development activities; seeks to build and master new skills; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities within the organization

· Collaboration & Effective Communication: Establishes and maintains effective relations with coworkers, partners & stakeholders and external parties; works collaboratively with others to accomplish organizational and team goals and objectives; works actively to resolve conflicts; expresses ideas and thoughts effectively; selects and uses appropriate communication methods and maintains meaningful communication with virtual coworkers and other parties to keep them informed

· Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Takes personal responsibility for and supports others across the organization in creating and sustaining a diverse work environment where individuals are welcomed, valued, respected and supported; personally committed to attaining cultural competency including self-awareness of one’s own attitudes about culture and cross-cultural interactions; exhibits the willingness and ability to engage openly and respectfully around issues of race, colonialism, identity and culture; upholds equity in access to sharing of information, ideas, and opportunities throughout VillageReach

· Commitment to Excellence: Produces a high output of work, both in terms of quality and quantity; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; monitors work to ensure quality; has a personal commitment to the mission of VillageReach

· Solution Orientation & Innovation: Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how to best achieve them; gets the job done; sees opportunities for creative problem-solving while staying within the parameters of good practice; sees old problems in new ways and has novel approaches to solving those problems; contributes original and/or resourceful ideas to their area of responsibility; is able to consider and articulate risks and consequences of proposed innovations and factor these into decision-making

REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:

Applicants for this position should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • B.Sc in Computer Science or IT or related field from recognized University/College
  • At least five years of experience in developing web-based applications in Java
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and PostGIS, proficiency in SQL, and stored procedures.
  • Experience with Javascript and HTML, CSS, AngularJS, ReactJS, and/or NodeJS.
  • Experience with Model – View – Controller (MVC) based application development
  • Experience in source control systems such as git, bitbucket, SVN, or CVS
  • Experience with deployment management tools (Jenkins, chef/puppet)
  • Experience with ant/gradle scripting

· Experience with selenium/jasmine/cucumber automated testing frameworks

  • Ability to work with Linux operating systems and shell scripting language such as bash
  • Familiarity with apache/nginx web server and tomcat/jboss application server
  • Understanding of networking and information security
  • Experience using software development methodologies

·

Other Qualifications:

· Strong analytical and problem solving skills

· Established cultural competency in partnering with racial, cultural and linguistically diverse groups.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and comfortable in a fast-paced technical environment.

· Good communication skills with strong verbal and written English.

· Ability to work in a dynamic team oriented environment but self-managing of own time, take on responsibility and follow-through on assignments.

How to apply:

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

This is an immediate hire and therefore resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis until May 4, 2018 at 4pm PST. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter plus any other desired materials to our online portal: http://www.villagereach.org/join-us/

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION:

VillageReach is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. We believe that diverse, equitably weighted perspectives foster an organizational capacity to create novel solutions that improve health in the most underserved and hard-to-reach areas. To align our values, innovations and impact, VillageReach is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce.

Sales & Marketing Supervisor Job Placement – Concrete Flooring Solutions / Clean Homes International Limited

Organisation: Concrete Flooring Solutions / Clean Homes International Limited
Duty Station: Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda
Salary Terms: Retainer+ Transport+ Commission on target achievement
About Concrete Flooring Solutions (CFS):
Concrete Flooring Solutions (CFS) are a full-service residential and commercial floor covering business. Our expertise also covers flooring with other materials like granite, stone and marble. Our diamond-edge tools give a high-end smooth floor finish that can’t be achieved with basic tools. Some of our popular products include; concrete floors, terrazzo floors, wooden floors, natural stone floors, floor restoration among others. Concrete Flooring Solutions (CFS) have full insurance for all the employees.
Clean Homes in Uganda was founded in 1999. We specialize in home, office cleaning, construction, final cleaning, kindergarten, school cleaning and floor care professionals. This enables our customers to be as happy as possible, the same team cleans all the time. This is so that our staff should know the customer’s home and learn their special needs. We keep high standards of our cleaning services and are responsive to our customers’ wants and needs. Should something not be to the satisfaction we come to the customer’s home / workplace and fix the problem free of charge within 24 hours. Clean Homes have full insurance for all the employees.
Job Summary: The Sales & Marketing Supervisor will manage the sales teams of both Concrete Flooring Solutions and Clean Homes International Limited ensure that they meet targets as agreed by the Managing director. We expect a person who is passionate about sales and with a proven track record of achieving results whilst managing other sales personnel. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Driving sales initiatives and achieving desired targets with overall responsibility of ROI.
  • Planning & implementing various Strategic and Decision-making programs in line with organizational vision.
  • Identifying and developing new streams for long-term revenue growth and maintaining relationships with customers to achieve repeat/ referral business.
  • Setting up the distribution strategy plan network facilitating both revenue and volume increase.
  • Developing/ sustaining existing network & effectively managing the same.
  • Motivate, mentor, guide and monitor teams to achieve overall organizational goals
  • Assisting the team with their career development including Performance management, feedback & training.
  • Work with customers to align customer preferences with brand needs and actively up-sells each business opportunity to maximize revenues and drive customer loyalty
  • Demonstrate excellent selling skills, strong communication skills, and a detailed understanding of the construction industry
  • Ensures sufficient brand exposure and awareness in the dealers’ segment and maintain adequate point of sales visibility.
  • Plan and monitor regional market visits clearly focusing on additional business generated from such activities and ensuring superior customer experience.
  • Credit control and management of the assigned region with the main goal of eliminating bad debts in the region and timely collection of company funds.
  • To hold regular segmental meetings and ensure that all pressing issues are reported to the head of dept & group sales and marketing meeting for further action.
  • Ensure the best possible customer care for the assigned dealers and attend all their complaints in timely and professional manner to enhance superior customer experience.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must be a graduate in Marketing or business-related field. Post graduate qualification in Marketing an added advantage
  • Five years of experience at supervisory level in Sales and Marketing.
  • At least five years of experience in the Construction Industry / Cleaning Business 
  • Good networks in the Construction Industry / Cleaning Business
  • Computer literacy skills
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs via email to ugandanjobline@gmail.com with the subject line quoted as “Sales & Marketing Supervisor.”


Uganda: Medical Doctor

Organization: Relief International
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 03 May 2018

Position: Medical Doctor

Location: Moyo, Palorinya Settlement/Camp – Uganda

Reports to: Medical Coordinator

About RI: Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in roughly 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them. .

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Position Summary: The Medical Doctor oversees service delivery at the health facility, and Mobile and Rapid Response Team (RRT), ensuring quality standards are met. This includes:

· Developing and implementing a capacity building and supervision plan for staff

· Managing patients who require medical attention of a physician and managing referrals as needed

· Supporting in overall management of the health facility and Rapid Response Team, stepping in for the Medical Coordinator when needed

· Ensuring effective coordination between different departments at the facility and RRT.

· Provision of day-to-day supervision, training and coaching to RI and if appropriate MOH staff in the project activity

Responsibilities and Duties:

· Develop and implement a capacity building and supervision for staff including in-service training, formal training and supporting supervision

· Conduct daily medical rounds to oversee service delivery

· Monitor patient registers and other data collection tools

· Regularly review standard clinical guidelines and protocols

· Work with the team to analyze consumption of medications and supplies

· Strengthen stock management system for medications, nutrition commodities and medical supplies, including monitoring of tracer drugs and maintaining buffer stocks

· Ensure there are no stock outs of essential drugs and supplies

· Ensure the proper integration of all activities (nutrition, EPI, out-patient department, health education, etc)

· Compile, review and analysing weekly and monthly reports

· Contribute to donor reports and other reports in a timely manner

· Ensure health facility is well maintained and infrastructure rehabilitation is implemented

· Oversee support departments as needed

· Organise weekly technical meeting with the health and nutrition team

· Facilitate and participate in weekly Continuous Medical Education (CME) sessions

· Ensure universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines are followed in service provision.

· Monitor clinical skills of staff and provide guidance as necessary.

· Participate in weekly, monthly and quarterly planning sessions for the program activities.

· Co-ordinate referrals of patients in a timely manner

· Attend and participate in program and RI team meetings

· Develop and maintain constructive relation between RI , community and local authorities

· Providing necessary assistance to any visiting NGO staff operating in the area.

Qualifications:

· Medical Doctor

· 1-3 years of experience in low resource settings or in an emergency context

· Experience in managing, supervising and training others

· Able to adapt to a challenging and unstable environment

· Ability to work independently with little support

· Proactive, takes initiative

· Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

· Fluent in English

· Good computer skills

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

How to apply:

1. Your application must include:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  2. Letter of Interest (application cover letter)

  3. Photocopies of documents showing your credentials/qualifications for this position, if applicable

2. Address your application to: Country Director, Uganda

  1. Please drop your applications in a sealed envelope, stating the position you are applying for to:

Relief International Office, Vura Madulu,

Moyo Town Council,

P.O Box 152

Or at;

Itula Sub County,

Dongo Center Relief International Compound.

4. For applicants residing outside of Moyo district, you may email your application ( Application and CV only) to UgandaRecruitment@ri.org (you must indicate the position in the subject line of email)

Application Deadline: Thursday May 3rd 2018 at 5:00 PM

This position is open to Uganda Nationals only

Uganda: Head of HR & Training

Organization: BRAC
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 06 May 2018

Career with BRAC International

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.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and is today one of the top leaders in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, fragile and post-disaster settings. BRAC started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002through the Stichting BRAC International, which is registered in the Netherlands. BRAC International is currently reaching over 19 million people beyond Bangladesh and creating opportunities to break the cycle of poverty.

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of interventions including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global south. In January 2017, BRAC was ranked as the number one NGO in the world for the second consecutive year by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent media organization committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector.

BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Head of HR & Training

Job Location: Kampala Uganda

Key Responsibilities:

The Head of Human Resource and Training is a strategic business partner in the design, development and delivery of BRAC (U) MF Ltd’s core Strategic Human Resource Management solutions of talent acquisition, Human Capital Management i.e. change management, organization design and development, employee value proposition realization and HR Project Support)

This position reports to Chief Operating Officer and serves as a subject matter expert to the; Executive leadership team and board of directors on major business issues and decisions relating to the human capital aspect. The main functions of this roles are as follows-

  • Lead the design, review, development and delivery of HR strategy, services and projects by aligning people strategies in light of the business results to support the overall Vision
  • Design, monitor, oversee and ensure Implementation and practice of a robust BRAC (U) culture (Vision, Mission and Values) that attracts and retains key talent to deliver the business strategy
  • Manage the Human Resource Planning process of BRAC (U) Microfinance
  • Champion Employee value proposition initiatives that drive and align the BRAC (U) culture as a performance oriented organization.
  • Develop, recommend and implement operating budget for the Human Resources Department and ensure department operates within budget allocations that drive employee engagement value propositions.
  • Acquisition of key talent and management of the on boarding process.

· Talent management solutions of strategic learning and development, Personal Development Plan and Training Needs Analysis execution, coaching and mentoring, eLearning administration and measuring return on learning investment.

  • Manage and ensure regulatory conformity to minimize legal exposure and advise the top leadership on the employee labor laws.
  • Review, Update and align HR Policies and Procedures for effective management of Human Capital in the Business.
  • Records Management i.e. employee records, benefits files, corporate documents are standardized and adhere to the regulatory mandate.
  • Conduct assurance audits of human resource, risk and compliance and effectively manage all audit issues in a timely manner.
  • Leverage on HRIS for all HR processes and procedures to drive organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Manage strategic learning and development of the Human Capital to have a competent talent pool to deliver the organizational strategy.

· Ensure effective performance management through supporting and implementing organizational change initiatives and new PMS rollout;

  • Keep the organization abreast of industry trends and innovations.
  • Seek continuous renewal and innovations in delivery of services and operating systems.
  • Actively promote employee engagement through cultural change and staff motivation schemes.
  • Oversee effective and timely implementation of the staff Performance Management system.
  • Oversee staff welfare initiatives and grievance management system.

Educational Requirements:

Master Degree Major in Human Resources/Business Administration/Organisation psychology or relevant field

Required Competencies:

  • Extensive computer skills including MS Office, advanced Excel and PowerPoint proficiency and Visio
  • Knowledge of HR and Payroll systems.
  • Exceptional People Management skills
  • Ability to work in a multidimensional/multicultural setting
  • Networking and negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical and planning skills
  • Good understanding of Local Labor Laws.

Experience Requirements:

· At least 10 years experience in a commercial environment with 5 yrs at a senior management level

· At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in a Microfinance Institution.

Employment type: Contractual

Salary: Negotiable

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates please email your CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 21/18 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: May 6, 2018

Women are encouraged to apply

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer