Saturday, 23 June 2012

Human Resource Manager Job Vacancy at Graphic Systems (U) Limited


Graphic Systems (U) Limited is a leading print service provider in Uganda and seeks to recruit a highly motivated, result oriented and dynamic professional to fill the following vacant position.
Key Outputs
1.       HR Administrative activities & other related issues well-coordinated/handled.
2.       HR information Systems, records maintained, up-dated and easily retrieved.
3.       HR terms and conditions of service and reward management effectively.
4.       HR resourcing & exit adequately supported.
5.       Ability to take technical support from Heads of departments.
6.       Good employee relations maintained.
7.       Safety and health at the workplace monitored.
8.      To take minutes of meetings.
9.       To handle immigration.
10.    To handle trainings, identify external trainings and make program schedule.
11.    Networking with the relevant authorities.
12.    Should have good knowledge of the labour laws.
Knowledge and Skills
Good Communication and interpersonal skills.
Should be able to work independently and in a team.
Good organizational and management skills; flexible and reliable enough to go an extra mile.Management Requirement
Person should be experienced
Mature person
Person that staff will respect
Maturity to handle diverse staff
Educational Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or Social Sciences with a major in Human resource.
Master's degree in Human Resource Management of a relevant field. • Membership of a professional Human Resource Management Institution is an added advantage (desirable).
Minimum 5 years required.
How to apply:
Applications should reach NOT later than Friday 29th June 2012 and be addressed to:
8, Buvuma Road, Luzira, P.O.Box 22631, Kampala – Uganda, Tel: (+256) 41-450 4503/4, 75 450 4502, Fax: (253) 41 – 450 4501 E-mail:, Website:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Head of ACCA Jobs at Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Job Title: Head of ACCA


ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body with 147,000 members and 424,000 students in 170 countries.
With a mission to provide quality professional opportunities to people of ability and application, to be a leader in the development of the global accountancy profession, to promote the highest ethical and governance and to work in the public interest, the Association’s focus is on professional values, ethics, and governance, and delivery of value-added services through global accountancy partnerships, working closely with multinational and small entities to promote global standards and support.
The Association seeks to recruit competent, professional, dynamic, experienced individuals to fill the Head of ACCA position in Uganda.
The position will be primarily responsible for the successful implementation of ACCA strategy in accordance with established policies, agreed targets and key performance indicators.
The role will involve the formulation and execution of agreed business plans to achieve consistent membership and student growth and to develop ACCA’s strong reputation in Uganda. This will involve building relationships with key stakeholders, identifying key service propositions, ensuring the provision of quality student services and proper budget utilisation
The ideal candidate’s responsibility will include, but will not be limited to the following:
Key Accountabilities
Provide strategic and visionary leadership for the delivery of ACCA’s strategy and ensure a long-term and strategic positioning of the ACCA brand in the market;
Build and maintain influence by engaging at a strategic level with ACCA stakeholders and influential groups connected with the accounting profession;
Determine and take forward the employer and relationship management approach in Uganda;
Manage the provision of quality engagement services to employers, members and students in the Uganda market;
Stay abreast of key issues relevant to the accountancy profession and business community and ensure that ACCA is well positioned as a key influencer on these issues;
Represent ACCA as a local figurehead and key spokesperson in local media on subjects in relation to the accountancy profession and the ACCA;
Work with the relevant operations function to ensure the successful delivery of ACCA business activity within the market;
Ensure the successful implementation of the Fit for the Future strategic initiatives including the enabling of the delivery of Market Operations Transformation;
Prepare and manage as appropriate an approved budget for the development, administration and activities of ACCA in Uganda and submit periodic financial and management reports and plans in accordance with ACCA internal procedures;
Develop, train and motivate the local team in line with ACCA’s organisation wide competency framework
Requirements The ideal candidate should have:
At least 3 - 5 years experience at Director level or as head of department in a commercial national or international organisation;
Experience in business development and/or marketing
A degree from a recognized university and relevant professional qualification;
Well developed understanding of marketing and business development strategy and implementation;
Good knowledge of the accounting community and accountancy related issues, a good appreciation of economics, business law and public affairs;
Good knowledge of the Uganda business environment
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral;
Proven leader with excellent people-management and influencing skills;
Ability to work under pressure, on own initiative and within agreed budgets;
Ability to deliver agreed KPI's;
Ability to contribute to ACCA's policy agenda as required;
Proven experience as a team player with excellent people and influencing skills; and
Fluency in English Language, both spoken and written
Non accountants with strong business development and marketing knowledge coupled with good understanding of the business environment in Uganda are encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
How to apply
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae giving details of your qualifications, relevant experience, present position, current remuneration, e-mail address and daytime telephone contact including names and addresses of three referees on or before 26th June 2012 to the following address:
Executive Selection Division, KPMG , 3rd Floor, Rwenzori Courts, Plot 2 & 4A Nakasero Road
P O. Box 3509, Kampala, Uganda, Email:

Internal Audit Manager Job Vacancy at Nile Breweries Limited



Nile Breweries Limited is a leading beverage company in Uganda and a subsidiary of SABMiller (one of the largest brewing groups in the world), also recognized as the best employer in Uganda in 2004,2005 and 2009.
The company seeks to recruit a highly motivated, results oriented professional to head the internal audit team in NBL and RBCL.
Key Responsibilities
Develop the annual audit plan for the audit unit by applying an annual Country risk assessment methodology to define audit priorities;
Plan and supervise implementation of the annual plan of country audits in the field as well as audits at the headquarters by applying international auditing standards
Develop terms of reference including methodologies for audits to be undertaken individually or by teams.
Review and quality assure the Audit Unit’s outputs for Uganda, and assume a wider role in quality assuring the entire audit units substantial execution.
Supervise and review the draft reports and audit working papers of team members.
Monitor actions taken by management in response to audit work and reviews, ensuring effective follow up.
Carry out special studies, and support key managerial and governance initiatives in the NBL and RBC such as the embedding of risk management policy as per HUB and Group requirements.
Perform other duties, including undertaking sensitive reviews, training and induction of staff and directorate training around risk management.
Ideally Bachelors degree in Commerce, accounting, finance or business administration.
CIA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, CPA and other relevant professional qualification are an added advantage.
At least three years post qualification experience in an audit environment - external or internal.
Work experience in an FMGC will be an added advantage.
Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
Team player and with a high level of integrity and confidentiality.
How to apply:
Qualified applicants should send their CVs to the undersigned on or before the 29th of June 2012.
CVs should include details of email addresses (if any), present position, current remuneration, addresses of three referees and copies of testimonials.
Human Resources Manager, Nile Breweries Limited P.O Box 762 Jinja
NB: Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Chief Executive Officer Job Vacancy at AGARU SACCO

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

AGARU SACCO, a Savings and Credit Cooperative Society (the Society) is looking for a Chief Executive Officer
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Overall Management of AGARU SACCO including the Society’s assets and all aspects of finance, planning, loan portfolio generation and management, staff supervision and capacity building. The position also ensures overall achievement of operation and financial targets and budgets as per the annual work plans.
Implement policies set by the Board of Directors as well as the Society’s Business Plan and ensure that the same are adopted at all levels within the Society.
Implement the Board’s policy decisions in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Society’s vision, mission, goals, objectives and agreed performance targets.
Ensure that sound professional management practices are entrenched in the activities of the Society.
Build a high performing team driven by a performance culture and ensure that the Society has talent and people to support its current and future goals.
Develop and maintain effective relationships and management of stakeholders, customers and employees to ensure efficiency, customer satisfaction, compliance and management of costs within budget.
Manage the day-to-day business of the Society and its entire staff.
Manage and control loan portfolios and ensure that Portfolio at Risk (PAR) is maintained at less than 5%..
Develop business growth and marketing strategies hinged on surpassing set targets for all products without compromising quality of the portfolio.
Analyze growth and development opportunities for the Society and present these opportunities to the Board of Directors (BoD/Board).
Implement business strategies for the development of the Society.
Prepare annual budget and ensure that all expenses remain within budget.
Promote rural financial inclusion especially in the agricultural sector.
Ensure the recruitment and training of staff as agreed with the BoD through Human Resource Planning, training & development of management loan officers, support and other staff.
Ensure transparency and accountability in and sustainability of the Society.
Prepare accurate and timely reports for submission to the board and stakeholders as and when required.
Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations relevant to the Society.
Other Responsibilities
Work with the Board of directors of the Society to develop and implement a professional staff development plan.
Ensure all product, finance and human resource manuals are documented and understood by staff.
Put in place customer service standards and ensure that they are observed.
 Ensure the finalization and approval of the Society’s business plan.
Perform any other duty that may be delegated by the Board or their appointee.
Qualifications and experiences required
Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent
A Masters degree in Economics or Finance is an added advantage.
Minimum 3years experience in managing micro-finance programs at senior level
Demonstrated ability to innovate and develop new business products, especially products for agricultural financial services and a diverse product range.
Excellent leadership skills including the ability to lead teams.
Excellent communication skis.
Experience to writing proposals for funding and product manuals.
Driver's license is strongly preferred.
Proficiency in IT (Word, Excel, Outlook).
How to apply:
If you believe you have the experience and qualifications for this job, please send your application (including the application letter, CV not exceeding 3 pages, certified copies of academic transcripts, academic/professional certificates and testimonials stating your name, current position, telephone contact and the position applied for as the email subject or letter reference to:
Email: ( (Attached files should not be in excess of 1MB) OR Agaru Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited P.O. Box 58 Pader, Pader-Agago District
Phase note: Closing dale for submission is 7th July 2012 and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Agricultural Specialist Job Vacancy at AGARU SACCO

Job Title: Agricultural Specialist

AGARU SACCO, a Savings and Credit Cooperative Society (the Society) is looking for a Agricultural Specialist
The specialist will report to the Chief Executive Officer to specifically facilitate the development, implementation and monitoring of Agribusiness Products and agricultural programmes/projects.
The products will be for the growth of the agricultural portfolio of the Society and to directly or indirectly support the development of the members of the Society. Subject to the operational and financial viability of the projects, the developed product.
The Specialist will also have the following responsibilities;
Develop an Agricultural product that will focus on the needs of the targeted clients.
Develop a work plan for activities related to all field work and deliverables
Undertake critical assessment of selected enterprises in conjunction with establishment of client selection criteria,
Develop a critical appraisal format and selection criteria for producers/producer groups and businesses who need financial services including loans and deposits through,
Develop an Agricultural lending product that is profitable and can be practically offered within the business model framework that AGARU uses,
Develop training modules for staff tailored to agricultural production and agribusiness.
Interview, select and train AGARU staff in value chain analysis and intervention, customized to small holder production and small-scale agricultural business.
In conjunction with AGARU credit staff, complete loan documentation and procedures suitable for lending to agribusinesses,
Create strong working relationships between AGARU and large agricultural processors and small scale producers in selected countries in Africa,
Create a mechanism where awareness of AGARU products and services is enhanced.
Provide overall supervision and administration for the project
Provide periodic reports on the progress of the pilot complete with recommendations and action plans
Ideal profile:
Bachelor's degree in agronomy, animal science or agricultural economics studies or equivalent. MS/MBA is an added advantage.
3 years minimum of experience in agricultural/farming environment with diversified animals and crops, direct large size farm experience. Preferred person from a large scale farming operation who knows the science and business end of fanning.
Former agricultural extension agent experience, an added advantage,
Proven track record of successfully identifying, developing and implementing agricultural businesses.
Knowledge or previous experience in a lending institution preferred, but not mandatory
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with senior level executives.
Self-starter with high energy to learn quickly and meet the needs of the assignment,
Ability to hit the ground running. Collaborative and flexible style,
Mature management and presentation skills, demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills,
Strong technical and business acumen,
Fluency in English,
Ability and willingness to travel as and when required
How to apply:
If you believe you have the experience and qualifications for this job, please send your application (including the application letter, CV not exceeding 3 pages, certified copies of academic transcripts, academic/professional certificates and testimonials stating your name, current position, telephone contact and the position applied for as the email subject or letter reference to:
Email: ( (Attached files should not be in excess of 1MB) OR Agaru Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited P.O. Box 58 Pader, Pader-Agago District
Phase note: Closing dale for submission is 7th July 2012 and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Data Warehouse Architect Jobs at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title: Data Warehouse Architect

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit, public health organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to strengthen health programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number of USAID and other donor funded projects including SURE, both in Kampala and other parts of the country.
SURE (Securing Ugandans’ Right to Essential Medicines) will ensure that the population of Uganda has access to adequate quantities of good quality essential medicines and health sup­plies (EMHS) by strengthening the national essential medicines and health commodities supply system.
MSH now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Data Warehouse Architect based in Kam­pala.
Reports To: Technical Advisor, PIP
Overall Responsibilities
The Data Warehouse Architect is responsible for the design and coordination of the implementation of the distict supervision data system. The system is built on data warehousing and busi­ness intelligence technology to support analysis and reporting on performance of healthcare facilities in medicines manage­ment in SURE’s forty five districts. In addition the job holder will: Be involved in the development of a data mart and business intelligence application to provide self service analytics of medicines management supervision data routinely collected from districts. Works in collaboration with an external contractor to develop a conformed data mart for the district data and is involved in the development of Extract-Transfomn-Load procedures for the data.
Works with internal and external partners to proactively identify the business intelligence and reporting needs of systems users and works extensively with the system contractor to accommodate these reporting requirements into the system’s business intelligence interface. Actively coordinate and participate in Ihe design, development, testing and deployment of the district supervision data system and oversee Ihe contractor’s development team to ensure limely completion of the system development Project.
Educate internal and external users on the analytical processing capabilities of the system. Design, implement and document system maintenance plans in line with best practices including hardware maintenance, system backup, disaster recovery, fail safe and optimization.
Oversee the project management of the system development project and ensures that it is delivered on schedule and that the finished system meets the expected quality.
Masters degree in computer science or related discipline
Proven experience in the development of data warehousing and business intelligence solutions using SQL Server 2005/2008, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
Advanced level development skills on the Visual Studio. NET stack including C#.NET and ASP.NET.
Experience implementing SharePoint applications an added advantage.
Knowledge of Windows Server administration.
In-depth knowledge of the Ugandan healthcare system including health management information systems.
Excellent communication and technical documentation skills.
Knowledge of statistical analysis a plus
Ability to work independently and creatively in a fast paced environment to meet project deadlines and expectations.
How to apply:
AH applications should be addressed to: The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi, P 0 Box 71419, Kampala Email:
Deadline for submission: July 5, 2012. We thank all ap­plicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates.