Saturday, 14 April 2012

Chief of Party Job Vacancy In Uganda at The Program for Agricultural Inputs Development

Job Title:Chief of Party, Kampala with periodic travel to the fiel
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2012

Organization: CADG

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Project Summary:
The Program for Agricultural Inputs Development (PAID) seeks to address stagnant production levels and declining soil fertility through increased access to high quality agricultural inputs. Uganda has relatively low agricultural productivity for a variety of reasons: poor agronomic practices, low quality germplasm, declining soil fertility, losses due to pests and disease, and poor post-harvest handling practices, all contribute to an agricultural system failing to meet its potential. The overall objective of this program is increased production of maize, beans, and coffee through the appropriate use of high quality agro-inputs. Improving the availability (physical distribution), access (affordability and quality), and utilization (knowledge of inputs and safe usage) of high quality agro-inputs in FTF focus districts, will result in higher yields and incomes for target farmers.

Position Summary:
The Chief of Party (COP) will manage all aspects of project including meeting the objectives of the project while providing overall leadership in technical, administrative, operational, and management of the project, with a focus on achieving the results defined in the co-operative agreement. The COP is responsible for developing a strong, coherent vision within PAID and initiating innovative strategies across various components.

Experience Requirements:

Minimum of ten (10) years or more international development sector work experience with progressive responsibilities is required.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in managing and implementing large and multi-faceted economic development projects/programs is required; (management of projects greater than USD $5 million is desired).

Significant experience using a market oriented approaches and/or, supply chain development in areas of economic growth, agriculture and inputs.

Demonstrable knowledge of rural agricultural communities.

Demonstrable track record of innovation and leadership.

Successful management of a USAID project is required.

Experience working in Africa (Uganda) is a high preference.

Significant supervisory work experience including direct supervision of professional and support staff required.

Experience assembling teams working on multi-faceted international development programs.

Master's degree in international development, agriculture, agrochemicals, or related field of study required; (or Bachelor's degree with 5 years equivalent of additional relevant work experience.)

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send CV/resume, by email to:
Please include "Chief of Party -Uganda" in the subject line.

Graduate Recruitment In Uganda at Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Job Title:Graduate Recruitment
Over several years, PwC continues to run the Graduate Recruitment exercise for the final year graduates in universities in Uganda. We look for inspired graduates who are ready to make their mark on the world.

Every year, we embark on one of the most critical calendar events for our firm; a recruitment drive in the selected universities in Uganda to get the best and the brightest talent. In 2011, PwC employed 14 graduate recruits from various reputable universities in the country.

We continue to be committed to ‘growing our own’ home grown talent and in turn contribute to the development of our economy as well as achieve significant business growth. As a graduate recruit you are key to achieving this growth…

More than academic qualifications

We are looking at graduates from different disciplines with a minimum of 2nd Upper Class honours and possibility of pursuing a professional certification in different areas e.g. accounting, information technology, corporate finance and so on.

As you would expect, a strong academic background is important, however, in our experience it is also well-rounded individuals who succeed in PwC. That’s why we welcome graduates from all degree disciplines and also why we want you to show us what you have achieved outside of your academic studies.
How to Apply;
by 30th april 2012

Assurance Managers Job Vacancies In Uganda at Price Water House (PWC) Coopers

Job Title:Assurance Managers

Assurance Managers

PwC firms provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for their clients. More than 169,000 people in 158 countries in firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. Our Assurance team helps our clients link their business performance to financial information reporting to stakeholders. We combine technical expertise with an unparalleled understanding of industry issues and the local business environment, to provide services that meet our clients’ requirements.

What we are looking for

We are in the process of strengthening our Assurance line of service in Uganda and we would like to recruit ambitious, highly motivated and dynamic Managers. The selected candidates will work with multi-disciplinary assignment teams.

For the Manager role:

Demonstrating technical knowledge of Auditing and Accounting.
Excellent analytical skills and commercial expertise.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate with impact.
Excellent business development and negotiation skills.
Good understanding of audit legislation and develop insightful solutions to complex client issues.
Good leadership skills, be an effective team player, excellent management skills and good project management skills.

We are keen to discuss these opportunities with candidates in both public and private sector with relevant work experience in a busy accounting, auditing or IT environment.

The selected candidates will demonstrate the ability to lead and influence teams and work with members of senior management. This is a demanding position with very frequent travel and calls for individuals with strong technical background, good knowledge of auditing & accounting standards and flexibility.

Also required is at least 6 years of relevant work experience.
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12 May 2012
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