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Senior Talent Manager Non-profit Careers – Village Enterprise

Organization: Village Enterprise
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Village Enterprise is an International non-governmental organization whose mission is to equip people living in extreme poverty with the resources to create sustainable businesses. Village Enterprise has made a strategic decision to direct its poverty alleviation efforts on people living in extreme poverty in rural, sub-Saharan Africa. Village Enterprise targets the poor, provides business training, seed capital/startup funds and on-going mentoring to over 10,000 new entrepreneurs to start 3,000 enterprises each years. Since its inception in 1987, Village Enterprise has started over 33,000 micro enterprises.
Job Summary:  The Senior Talent Manager will be responsible to help take our HR and talent functions to the next level as we continue to scale our program in East Africa. Overseeing and supervising the administration of all HR functions and legal compliance for Village Enterprise’s East African employees, S/he will ensure successful integration of human resource planning, policies, procedures and training across Village Enterprise’s operations in Kenya and Uganda.
This position will involve quarterly travel to provide support to Village Enterprise’s field offices. The Senior Talent Manager will coordinate regularly with the Director of Finance and Human Resources (based in California), Kenya and Uganda Country Directors, other Director-level positions across the organization, and will manage the Kenya and Uganda Human Resource Coordinators.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Talent Management and Human Resource Strategy
  • Champion talent management mindset across the organization.
  • Advise functional team leads on practices to ensure effective supervision and motivation of staff
  • Provide HR related input to strategies, plans and processes
  • Anticipate talent needs and develop succession plans
  • Oversee implementation of Human Resource across the organization
  • Engage functional team leads to ensure proper implementation of processes and policies
  • Effective handling of all grievance and disciplinary matters with due diligence and integrity
  • Oversee compensation and reward procedures.
  • Super administrator of Human Resource Information Management System
  • Continuously improve the existing HR manual and policies in line with laws and best practices
  • Guide the management on disciplinary and termination, ensuring all relevant country laws are abided
  • Generate monthly employee reports and quarterly reports for board-level HR and Governance Committee
  • Develop HR Operations Plan in conjunction with Human Resources Coordinators.
Team Leadership and Management
  • Directly manage and mentor two Human Resources Coordinators
  • Supervise HR Coordinators on necessary tasks such as managing leave accruals and maintenance of employee files.
  • Responsible for rapidly growing the careers of these 2 individuals through weekly check-ins, ongoing feedback, and annual performance development.
Recruitment and Onboarding
  • Assess talent needs that match the aspirations of Village Enterprise
  • Develop innovative recruitment strategies which ensure we attract the best in the field
  • Implement effective on-boarding practices to improve retention

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a relevant bachelor’s degree and/or a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management. Certification by a relevant regulator, e.g. IHRM membership would be an added advantage. Demonstrated experience in assessing organizational needs and developing and implementing HR plans, policies, and systems.
  • A minimum of five to seven years of total work experience, with at least two years in a similar position working for a fast-paced organization with at least 30 staff members
  • Demonstrated experience in mentorship, negotiation and mediation skills in teams and communities to ensure win-win outcomes for employees and employer
  • Proven ability to manage teams and develop leaders; experience in remote management a plus
  • Passion for building teams, finding talent, building relationships and tackling challenging people-related issues
  • Knowledge of local and national employment laws
  • Passion for organizational development, employee relations, and training
  • Confidentiality and discretion in dealing with sensitive matters
  • Passionate about ending extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Ability to lead and manage change effectively
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should upload their CVs at the link below. Your cover letter should explain why your experience and background make you the ideal candidate for this position, and should be no more than one page.
Deadline: 23rd August 2018

UN Urban Planning Expert Career Jobs – United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Organisation: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
Project Title:  Support Multi-Scale integrated planning in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. For close to forty years, UN-Habitat has been working in human settlements throughout the world, focusing on building a brighter future for villages, towns, and cities of all sizes. Because of these four decades of extensive experience, from the highest levels of policy to a range of specific technical issues, UN-Habitat has gained a unique and a universally acknowledged expertise in human settlements development at different planning scales. 
Job Summary:  The Expert Urban Planning Consultant carries out his/her functions under the overall supervision of the Urban Planning and Design Branch (CPEDU/RMPU), UN-Habitat, Nairobi.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the guidance and direct supervision of the project team, the Consultant will perform the following main tasks:
  • Supports a client-oriented approach, demonstrating a high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • Attend meetings with the National and Local governments, UN Agencies and other organizational partners, takes minutes and files reports for meetings and other knowledge sharing for UN-Habitat;
  • Supports programs and projects to increase the engagement and participation of UN-Habitat in urban planning guidance and practice in Uganda, including metropolitan and regional planning, refugee settlement planning and support to smart city approach for Kampala Metropolitan area;
  • Monitors the changing needs of vulnerable people in the area with emphasis on the identification of gaps;
  • Support to coordination for data collection and project implementation in the field as requested;
  • Fosters relationships, dialogues, networks, community spirit and capacity building within the community;
  • Promotes UN-Habitat normative and operational work, by promotion and distribution of normative products and information on UN-Habitat operations and practices, supports drafting of reports, news briefs and other communication according the events and project activities;
  • Supports missions from UN-Habitat HQ and ROAf by arranging meetings with relevant government offices and organizational partners and other logistical support as requested;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Urban Planning Expert consultancy must hold a Master’s degree in Urban Management, Urban Planning or other Urban Development Studies
  • At least three (3) years of working experience in urban development;
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills;
  • Excellent communication skills in English;
  • Advanced computer knowledge including drafting of reports and emails for reporting to UN-Habitat HQ;
  • Experience in urban development projects working with vulnerable people, young people, agencies and the wider community.
  • Experience in working with local authorities or government is an asset;
  • Language: fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.
Applications should include:
  • Cover memo (maximum 1 page)
  • CV in the PHP format, accessible through the INSPIRA website (inspira.un.org) Please note, if using INSPIRA for the first time, you need to register in order to activate your account, which will allow you to log in and create a personal History Profile.
  • The PHP should be attached to the application as a PDF file.
  • Summary CV (maximum 2 pages), indicating the following information:
  • Educational Background (incl. dates)
  • Professional Experience (assignments, tasks, achievements, duration by years/ months)
  • Other Experience and Expertise (e.g. Internships/ voluntary work, etc.)
  • Expertise and preferences regarding location of potential assignments
  • Expectations regarding remuneration
All applications should be submitted to:
P.O. Box 30030, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Email to:   maryann.kithome@unhabitat.org
Deadline: 22nd August 2018

3 Fresher Field Collections Officer (Private Sector Loans) Job Opportunities – Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Organisation: Platinum Credit (U) Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Platinum Credit (U) Ltd is a subsidiary of Platcorp Holdings Ltd which operates as a holding company and through its subsidiaries provides emergency loans to individuals in the East African region. They are a leading Regional Micro Finance Company providing emergency loans to employed individuals in Eastern Africa with a branch network in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Platinum Credit (U) Ltd has introduced a new product available to formally employed persons working in the Private Sector.
Job Summary:   The Field Collections Officer(Private Sector Loans) will carry out collections activities for Private Sector Loans
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Achieving collections targets.
  • Visiting customers at their workplace/home to persuade/cause them to pay.
  • Letter dunning.
  • Skip Tracing.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Platinum Credit Field Collections Officer (Private Sector Loans) job position must hold a Degree in a relevant field.
  • One year of experience in a similar position/ any other collections related role preferably in financial institution.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs (in Ms Word format) and testimonials (in PDF format) to the address below; (total email size should not exceed 2MB)
The Human Resource Manager,
Send your application to: info@platinumcredit.co.ug 
Deadline: 4th September 2018

Fresher Laboratory Assistant US Non-profit Jobs – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Dr. Charles Farthing Memorial Clinic, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:Laboratory Technician
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angele, 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receives, labels, and sorts specimens for testing according to standard operating procedures;
  • Captures patient information onto the system and checks the type of specimen against the test required;
  • Verifies suitability of specimen for processing and rejects unsuitable samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures;
  • Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to ensure completeness of audit trail;
  • Administers the distribution of specimens to ensure the correct and prioritized channelling of specimens to the various disciplines;
  • Responsible for appropriate packaging, recording, monitoring, and of all outgoing referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by designated laboratory, processed, and results returned in a timely;
  • Perform HIV testing and laboratory essay requested by clinicians.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Laboratory Assistant job must hold a Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • At least two years of working experience in similar position
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: 27th August 2018

Monitoring & Evaluation Manager US Non-profit Careers – 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide leadership, guidance, technical assistance and administrative support to all data staff and heads of departments in addressing M&E needs/activities;
  • Support the Uganda Cares Program in their dialogue with key partners at country and district level to ensure that the program’s M&E activities are integrated, meaningful and achievable
  • Coordinate the collection, collation, validation and reporting of data key Country and Uganda Cares program indicators for all supported sites.
  • Must be able to analyse data in any statistical software, interpret and summarize data and generate reports, conduct periodic data audits,
  • identify and implement required interventions to ensure data quality and efficient data collection at site level
  • Participate in the development of M&E guidelines and tools at program level and country level
  • Coordinate and participate in data collection for the indicators in the M&E plan
  • Generate statistical and narrative monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the Uganda Cares program and all projects therein for circulation at Bureau level, country level, district level and partners and ensure timely submission
  • Participate and provide M&E expertise in the new and existing projects which will involve planning; M&E framework design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting.
  • Work closely with the Training Manager in the designing and lead M&E training programs within the program and all other projects therein
  • Provide data and evidence to the quality country level team to highlight areas and sites that need improvement
  • Participate in the designing of data collection tools required by the program and all projects therein
  • Ensure standardization of all data collection tools and methodologies across implementing partners and sites within the program and the projects therein

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Monitoring & Evaluation Manager job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, development studies, social sciences, public health. Post Graduate qualification in public health, project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation and social research is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of working experience in monitoring and evaluation in an HIV/AIDS Non-Governmental Organization, managing program data and information, strong data analysis skills in excel, Stata or SPSS, knowledge and experience working with Open MRS will be an added advantage
  • Must be able to travel 50% -60% of the time.
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
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: 27th August 2018

Manager Transactional Products & Liabilities Job Opportunity – Stanbic Bank

Organisation: Stanbic Bank 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary:   The Manager Transactional Products & Liabilities will integrate the Transactional Products and Liabilities (TPL) product set within PBB Uganda in order to maximise the value of all liabilities financial products/solutions through coordinating the establishment of a set of offerings which are aligned to specific market needs
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drives TPL product alignment with customer value propositions (CVP’s) and the business operating model by deriving  activities from the CVPs and sharing these with the various customer service teams for execution.
  • Conducts market assessments and prepares proposals (based on guidelines obtained in the products and pricing manual) for new TPL products and services – obtains approval and then implements new TPL products/services.
  • Prepares proposals to amend pricing and presents proposals to the Country Product Pricing Committee for approval. Oversees the correct implementation of pricing decisions in the branch network through reference to marketing brochures, engaging operations shared services, conducting system tests and staff training and conducting post implementation assessments.
  • Identifies strengths and weaknesses of the business pricing by keeping abreast of market developments and the competitor landscape.
  • Establishes TPL product strategies (for final ratification by Head, PBB Product) appropriate risk appetites, pricing strategies, and portfolio optimisation initiatives within the laid down PBB Product strategy.
  • Supports the growth intentions of PBB through the development and implementation of new products / features / options and service / experience enhancements – with approval from New Products Proposal Committee.
  • Conducts market research (local and international) to inform product / solutions decisions in order to do a business viability study and finalise the product design.
  • Understands and manages key product drivers that influence revenue streams and risk exposure on specific product portfolios.
  • Identifies revenue optimisation initiatives, obtains required sign-offs and coordinates implementation. This can be done through customer insights collected by the team, engagements with segment heads and understanding of current processes and procedures and proposing improvements where necessary.
  • Trains all sales staff on new products approved by the new product committee.
  • Works with marketing and communications team on campaign and go-to market strategies for all TPL products to create awareness in the market.
  • Conducts product insights and analysis by segment per product i.e. current accounts, savings, Fixed Deposits, Call accounts to understand the trends that impact our balance sheet.
  • Tracks product performance and profitability (financial performance) using financial reports and product performance reports from MI team, proposes and implements decisions on which products to focus on or revamp.
  • Contributes to product budgeting for both Net Interest Margins and Net Interest Revenues by working closely with the Finance manager, Head Products and Segment Heads.
  • Complies with the governance of product pricing by participating in the pricing committee discussions and adhering to the pricing manual.
  • Manages product costs through process rationalisation and building efficiencies through cheaper digital channels.
  • Develops accurate forecasts and outlooks on pricing based on the macro economic trends, performance of the market, customer feedback, etc.
  • Curbs income leakages by reviewing the transactions volume report from MIS, analysing it to check for leakages. 
  • Works closely with support functions such as Credit to ensure appropriate policies and limits are in place as well as determining the correct pricing.
  • Develops effective acquisition and retention tactics to achieve profitability targets and share with the sales teams on a regular basis.
  • Analyses market dynamics, pricing trends, market opportunities, operating and sales margins in order to develop reports, procedures and tools for pricing and price discounting.
  • Assesses the impact of pricing changes on the bottom-line as well as on customers and shares report with Head, Products on a quarterly basis
  • Establishes metrics for evaluating the performance of the pricing strategy and implements for use by the liabilities and products team.
  • Validates that the metrics used are aligned with the pricing strategy and goals of PBB Product.
  • Continuously monitors price exceptions to determine whether process or policy adjustments are needed.
  • Monitors the financial results and performance of price strategies within the business segments in order to validate and recommend appropriate pricing strategies for each segment.
  • Develops and understands core customer insights through customer visits with Relationship Managers and customer forums organised by the bank.
  • Develops sales / cross-sell tactics aligned to overall customer offerings which are indicated in the customer value propositions per segment.
  • Collaborates with Digital Channels to drive digital agenda for all products to improve on the customer experience.
  • Manages dormancy and attrition trends on liabilities and deriving initiatives to curb the same.
  • Ensures the products are effectively positioned in market, and that the right awareness is created and effectively positioned with the target market.
  • Drives quality service for new and existing clients with an aim to retain and expand the client base by communicating activity plans to service and sales teams that are derived from the CVPs.
  • When required, present to customer-facing staff the rationale for price changes and the introduction of new fees and services.
  • Ensures correct implementation of pricing for all customers, including Franchising and Public Sector entities, as well as key Mid-Corporate customers.
  • Interprets customer, competitor and market segment insights and analytics in order to derive an understanding of customer needs / wants /behaviours to identify opportunities for development of new products.
Segment and Branch network support
  • Drives the direct sales process to ensure sufficient leads are provided to the outbound call centres and sales teams in PBB.
  • Assists with sales and marketing plans by enhancing and managing the implementation of new opportunities to increase acquisition and retention.
  • Determines and develops product awareness and training (and supplies this as input to Learning and Development) detailing the target market for the products / solutions. Ensures that Channel, Credit and the Specialised Sales teams are adequately trained on the offerings in order to drive the take-up ratio and minimise attrition rate.
  • Engages, builds and manages relationships with key internal and external stakeholders that may influence outcomes on the portfolio. Examples of such internal stakeholders are: Business / Commercial Banking; Segment Heads, Regional managers in customer channels, Credit.
  • Together with the sales team, sets annual targets on the portfolio and aligns all marketing / stakeholder initiatives that are implemented to support such targets.
  • Resolves all escalated customer and branch queries timeously.
  • Assists with the resolution of operational issues and functionality problems on the different products.
  • Identifies and resolves issues around pricing and margin management.
  • Evaluates and summarises monthly financial reports highlighting areas of positive performance and focuses on areas of concern or weakness in order to recommend remedial action.
  • Prepares and presents New Products Proposal Committee (NPPC) papers and Credit Risk Management Committee papers to ensure that the correct level of governance and approval is attained through the development phase of any new products
  • Managing credit risk within accepted “risk appetite thresholds” of the portfolio.
  • Accountable for all compliance requirements in the portfolio, as well as the management of key risk indicators used to contain/mitigate operation risks and business continuity management plans.
  • Identifies inherent risks of the portfolio and make recommendations in risk mitigation and / or exit strategies for high risk pockets.
  • Identifies business challenges and drive process efficiencies to improve service delivery and TAT.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, development and retention of relevant skills in order to meet the business needs.
  • Ensures skill assessments and competency-based training takes place as and when required.
  • Takes personal responsibility for coaching and mentoring others.
  • Ensures the implementation of the leadership promise and employee engagement programme.
  • Develops and maintains an open communication channel with direct reports and supports staff to foster greater co-operation and teamwork.
  • Monitors and manages the performance and development of staff within the area. This includes regular one-on-one feedback sessions, conducting mid-year and final performance appraisals, as well as the moderation and relative distribution of all appraisals for the team.
  • Drives the Talent Review Sessions and succession planning, in conjunction with Human Capital.
  • Ensures staff are appropriately and consistently rewarded and recognised for their achievements and outputs.
  • Ensures that disciplinary action and grievances are addressed and aligned to the policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Stanbic Bank Manager Transactional Products & Liabilities job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting
  • Other qualifications, certifications or professional memberships
  • Professional qualifications i.e. CPA, ACCA
All candidates who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.

UN Chief of Section, Supply Careers – United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Organization: United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 18-Logistics and Supply Chain-MONUSCO-102234-J-Entebbe (M)
Reports to: Chief Supply Chain Management Service
Following the signing of the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement in July 1999 between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and five regional States (Angola, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe) in July 1999, the Security Council established the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) by its resolution 1279 of 30 November 1999, initially to plan for the observation of the ceasefire and disengagement of forces and maintain liaison with all parties to the Ceasefire Agreement. Later in a series of resolutions, the Council expanded the mandate of MONUC to the supervision of the implementation of the Ceasefire Agreement and assigned multiple related additional tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority, the Chief of Section, Centralized Warehousing will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Exercises authority in the planning, administration and performance management of Centralized Warehousing while incorporating the Green SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) model in all warehouse operations to reduce the environmental impact, including:
    • Inbound operations: inbound delivery monitoring, receiving, batch management, transfer orders and putting away;
    • Inventory and storage management: storage location management, conduct inventory analysis for warehouse managed inventories and regularly advise technical units/Inventory Senior Users (former Self Accounting Units (SAUs)) accordingly, coordinate with the Inventory Management team to ensure timely fulfillment of requirements for movements of goods, visibility of inventory ownership, cycle counting and physical inventory, shelf live monitoring and inventory analysis;
    • Outbound operations: order fulfillment, picking, packing, task monitoring, order consolidation and loading;
    • Development and implementation of effective stock control and audit systems providing information regarding stock levels, usage rates, economic order quantity, re-order point and other stock-level advice that will allow the technical units/Inventory Senior Users to maintain all stocks at the levels necessary to meet customer requirements and demand;
    • Leverage business intelligence tools focused on demand and supply processes generated data with the aim of improving overall mission supply chain operational responsiveness, agility and reliability. Lead process re-engineering to streamline supply chain management functions and to transition centralized warehousing into the center of excellence for a responsive supply chain management function;
    • Responsible for the implementation of warehouse management, including regular inspections of the warehouse premises, in order to ensure the highest standards of physical premises, storage conditions and appropriate levels of security for the warehouse operations;
    • Monitoring the space availability to allow for an optimal allocation of the goods while ensuring that the safety and security standards are always met.
  • Carries out programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the section under supervision, including the development and execution of the Section’s budget pertaining to the subsidiary budgets and personnel needs of a section including the following Units: Receiving and Inspection (R&I), Property Disposal (PDU), Warehouse Operations, Administration, Inventory Management and Control.
  • Assigns and monitors performance parameters and critical indicators, reports on budget/programme performance, prepares inputs for results-based budgeting, evaluates staff performance, interviews candidates for job openings and evaluates candidates. Oversees the resources and capacity management to ensure achieving the result based budgeting expected accomplishments relevant to warehousing operations.
  • Prepares annual work plan, and monitors progress against this plan to ensure the organization attains its objectives as cost effectively and efficiently as possible.; actively engages in management performance duties and ensures the provision of management, guidance development, training, constructive feedback, performance evaluation and appraisal, and provision of administrative support and other management functions to staff in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Develops plans and strategies pertaining to warehouse inventories; provides input towards the development of supply chain management plans (demand, supply, replenishment and safety stock) budgets and schedules; collaborates and coordinates with technical units to forecast demand and gather inventory requirements for future planned projects/activities in support of service delivery objectives.
  • Translates policies and guidance into actionable plans, including: developing required new and/or improved business processes and supporting standard operating procedures (SOPs); spearheading organizational design, identifying skill gaps, initiating and advocating necessary staff development programs to ensure realization of enhanced mission accountability and stewardship of United Nations Property in the mission area of operation.
  • Establishes Service Level Agreement (SLA) with technical units (former SAUs) and develops internal processes and control mechanism to ensure that customer needs and expectations are met, including exercising leadership in the development and implementation of inventory management and warehousing best practices to achieve process efficiencies and effectiveness in resources utilization.
  • Provides business domain knowledge and technology project delivery expertise in the effective review and analysis of the re-engineering of supply chain management processes in support of the implementation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system Umoja SAP.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) Chief of Section, Supply job placement should hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in operations and supply chain management, logistics, business administration/management, warehousing or related field. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Certificate in SCOR, IPSAS and Umoja SAP are desirable.
  • At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible relevant experience in at least two areas of supply chain management or logistics support operations: logistics planning, warehouse management, inventory management, distribution, or related areas in a complex organization environment, is required.
  • At least four years of management experience in the area of centralized warehousing in UN Field Mission is required.
  • Knowledge of IPSAS, Umoja (SAP) SRM are required. Experience in managing centralized warehousing in an international environment is desirable. Experience in business process re-engineering, Lean six-sigma and SCOR is an advantage.
  • Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English are required, working knowledge of French is desirable.
  • Professionalism:  Knowledge of the substantive field of work in the areas of supply chain management, in particular warehousing, inventory management, distribution, warehouse safety management, as well as related procedures, practices and environmental standards. Ability to conduct analysis and produce reports and papers on technical issues and to review and edit the work of others. Knowledge of and ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines in work situations. Ability to apply discretion and sound judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve complex and/or sensitive issues. Ability to develop and apply supply chain management procedures and programs. Ability to provide professional technical advice in a broad range of supply chain management areas, including warehouse management. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
  • Managing Performance: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff; encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly.
  • Leadership: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow; empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands. Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work; demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing.
NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals who wish to join the United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MONUSCO in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 20th August 2018

Fresher Admin Jobs – Program Support Assistant – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to: Program Manager
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:    The Program Support Assistant will provide operational and logistical support to the Tororo Cluster and Eastern Regional Office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Logistics and administration support
  • Tasked with screening incoming telephone calls, mails, inquiries, and requests and handling them as appropriate, including relaying accurate and timely messages and answering of queries.
  • Maintain a database of assets.
  • Managing a filing system for record control of key documents.
  • Provide logistical support and back-up to in the planning of meetings and workshops.
  • Ensure adequate stocks of key office materials are in place at all times.
  • Maintaining supplies/logistics inventory and preparing requisitions for office supplies and equipment.
  • Related support including secretarial duties as required such as timely printing, photocopying and binding of documents.
  • Ensure that office is kept tidy and clean.
  • Providing information and guide staff on administrative processes, procedures and requirements.
  • Facilitate and support staff on logistical and administrative requirements such as travels, follow up on requisitions, etc on regular basis
  • Support staff on follow-up of internal communications and actions.
  • Support to meeting/fora
  • Compile calendar/s of key events.
  • Support planning of the events and meetings.
  • Follow up on meeting invitations through emails and phones as is appropriate.
  • Planning for and managing logistics for regional meetings and other forums such as workshops and reflection/ learning events.
Guest logistics: Plan for guest logistics
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Schedule meetings, entry and exit briefs, etc.
  • Handle check in and out of guests from hotels.
  • Support guest’s general needs like shopping, church service.
  • Following up with all staff on submission of their monthly reports.
  • Draft regional monthly report for PM’s review and submission to ROM within the stipulated timelines.
  • Following up with responsible staff on status implementation of key action points and decisions from the meetings/fora.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Program Support Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business/public administration and related fields.
  • Two to three years of experience providing administrative support in a busy office environment (Front desk, Procurement and stores, records management)
  • Knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base management
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base management
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 22nd August 2018

Fresher Enrolled Nurse NGO Jobs – AMREF Health Africa

Organisation: AMREF Health Africa
AMREF Health Africa is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary:  The enrolled comprehensive nurse forms part of the health center team and will be involved in the health center and outreach activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To participate in continuous nursing coverage on wards/unit
  • To keep patients comfortable and ensure a healthy environment
  • To give out treatment as prescribed and carry out nursing procedures
  • To carry out observations, keep proper records and ensure their safe custody
  • To participate in doctors/clinical officers’ ward rounds
  • To receive patients, register admissions and discharges
  • To prepare patients for meals and participate in serving them
  • To ensure that aseptic procedure is adhered to in the preparation of sterile procedures
  • To maintain personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, report         if necessary
  • Take up any role as assigned.
  • Accounting and managing allocated resources.
  • Compiling of project reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Enrolled Nurse job placement should hold a certificate in enrolled comprehensive nursing
  • Valid Annual practicing license.
  • Individuals with relevant work experience and an ability to relate effectively and understands the socio economic and Cultural situation of the project area.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, decision making and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure.
All candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV including three professional referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda via Email to: jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org. Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 20th August 2018
NB:Preferred candidates should be residents of Arua District. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Telecom Company Jobs – Senior Manager – Operations & Maintenance – Q-Sourcing Servtec

Organisation: Q-Sourcing Servtec
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Q-Sourcing Servtec. is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan. They are recruiting on behalf of one of our Kampala-based clients.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise and Manage performance of:    
    • NOC Manager           
    • Service Delivery Manager   
    • NOC Supervisors      
    • Regional Maintenance Supervisors
    • Site Maintenance Partner’s service delivery          
  • Provides leadership and support to both internal and external customers.       
  • Proactively identify and resolve personnel issues in conjunction with Human Resources       
  • Recruit, develop and retain staff, partnering with senior. Management, Recruiting and Human Resources. This includes on-boarding and orientation for new hires     
  • Provide disciplined performance management for team.
  • Define and communicate annual SMART goals, perform formal and informal performance reviews, and ensure changes and updates are communicated in a timely and professional manner.
  • Create strong collaborative team environment.
  • Understand team field challenges and facilitate them with appropriate solutions/tools

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Senior Manager – Operations & Maintenance must hold a Degree certificate in Civil/Electrical/Telecommunication from a recognized institution.
  • A Master’s Degree certificate in a Business/Management Training will be an added advantage.
  • Three years’ experience in a Telecommunications Site Operations.
  • Knowledge & application of service delivery and support process management (ITIL) will be an added advantage.
  • Analytical ability to determine user problems and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to manage projects, ensuring that projects are clearly defined, systematically
  • Executed, accepted and results oriented.
  • Adherence to project management best practices processes, and standards within the organization are required.
  • Established skills/hands-on-experience to coach and mentor relevant stakeholders
  • Current working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Relationship-development   skills   resulting   in   long   term   mutually   beneficial   client relationships.
  • Self-motivated; Able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests, as well as collaborating with others to utilize resources and knowledge of others in identifying quality solutions.
  • Strong organization, planning and project management skills; ability to prioritize tasks for both self and team to meet business requirements and deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive and high-volume environment
  • Good strategic and problem-solving skills to effectively influence decision making in key negotiations.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Very good leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a team player.
  • Innovate and ability to try new ways of doing things
  • Ability to assess applicable risks and develop mitigation plan
  • Ability to work with great integrity and responsibility
  • Micro-management skill and focus on continuous improvements
  • Possess a valid driving permit with at least 2 years driving experience
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a comprehensive CV and certified copies of academic documents by e-mail to recruitment@qsourcing.com 
Note:  Please kindly mark your application as “Application_ Senior Manager – Operations & Maintenance” in the subject line of your email.
Deadline: 23rd August 2018