Thursday, 26 July 2012

Consumer Promotions Coordinator Jobs at Uganda Telecom


Are you a highly motivated, self-driven individual with ambition, character and right attitude? Are you a team player willing to grow through the ranks and advance your career? If you are out there, then Uganda Telecom, the leading Communications provider in Uganda is looking for you to fill one of the positions below;
Reporting to: Brand and Communications Manager.

Good communications skills to deal with people at all levels and backgrounds.
Strong interpersonal skills Good at public presentations
Good organizational skills Good at decision-making Personal commitment to meet or exceed all targets and objectives
Ability to present compelling business cases for major investment in marketing
Ability to work with teams and lead teams to achieve business objectives
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment
Experience working with and managing relationships with external agencies and 3rd party agencies.
Utmost professional integrity Confidentiality and impartiality.
Applicants must have
A bachelor's degree in a relevant field Minimum of Three years' experience Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
A good understanding of pricing and profitability models Duties and Responsibilities To implement and analyze the success of consumer marketing campaigns and advertisements.
Work with the market research team to develop product case studies, consumer behavior analysis, and interpret the available statistics to fit into the overall marketing strategy.
Develop and implement tactical consumer promotions mainly BTL to drive product uptake and increase ARPU.
Manage online marketing campaigns and publish write ups on blogs and social networking websites.
Actively participate in all product launches, press meetings and all relevant company events.
Ensure adequate product merchandising at all consumer touch points in the market.
Provide weekly / monthly reports on all consumer segments performance by product / promotion.
Develop monthly updates of pricing sheets, data sheets and keep an update about price changes.
Provide input in building the monthly marketing newsletters and use latest technology for achieving a greater audience.
Represent the company in corporate events, industrial meets, trade shows and marketing conferences.
Continuously update the balanced score card system for evaluating the quality of all products, consumer satisfaction levels and internal operation systems.
Keeps promotional materials ready by coordinating requirements with all cross functional departments, merchandise inventory stock check; placing orders; & verifying receipt.
Monitors budgets by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.

How to apply:
Applications from suitably qualified candidates should be submitted to:
The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer Uganda Telecom Rwenzori Courts P.O Box 7171 Kampala. Or
Closing Date: 2nd August 2012 at 17.00hrs. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs Jobs at Uganda Telecom


We are a Total Communications Provider offering diverse products, services and solutions in Telecommunications.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified, competent and dynamic individuals for the Position of Head at Legal & Regulatory Affairs.
With a strong, commercial, industry knowledge and track record, the successful candidate will have the responsibilities of overseeing all legal and Board matters of the Company as well as directing the work of the company’s legal & regulatory team to service external and internal stakeholders.
Reporting: The Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs, is an Executive Management position reporting directly to the Managing Director.
Job purpose:
To advise and implement legal, regulatory and board policies, systems, plans and to proactively prosecute the best interests of the company at all times.
Key Responsibilities
Lead a team of legal and regulatory managers in implementing the Uganda telecom strategy.
Responsible for all legal matters e.g. preparation of contracts, statutory instruments and any other registration.
Responsible for the Board of Directors’ matters e.g. preparation of memos, meetings and minutes.
Ensuring full compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the Board of Directors are implemented
Ensuring,, that the organization complies with relevant legislation and regulation, and keep board members informed of their legal responsibilities..
Ensuring, adherence to governance structures and mechanisms, corporate conduct within the organization’s regulatory environment, board and stakeholder meetings, compliance with legal, regulatory and listing requirements
Ensuring the proper negotiation of contracts, risk management, property administration and organization, and provide advice on corporate governance issues to both Management and Board.
Interpret and communicate to management policies laid down by the Board of Directors and Government and monitor the implementation of such policies.
To maintain full record of all Company Assets and ensure their safe protection.
Responsible for public relations of the company. Supervise the Purchasing function to ensure that the operations are in conformity with the policies of the Company.
Responsible for the Security of the company’s physical assets and IP (Intellectual Property).
An appropriate degree in Law
A post graduate diploma in legal practice.
Membership of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators will be an added advantage.
Should have working experience of at least eight (8) years in legal practice of which three (3) should be as Head of Corporate Legal & Regulatory Division
Should possess excellent communication skills to people at all levels and backgrounds
Ability to provide professional advice to the Board and Managing Director
Hands-on management style and proven experience of managing and motivating a Legal and Regulatory team
Strong organizational, time management, negotiation, and communication-skills
Utmost professional integrity.
How to apply:
Applications from suitably qualified candidates should be submitted to:
The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer Uganda Telecom Rwenzori Courts P.O Box 7171 Kampala. Or
Closing Date: 2nd August 2012 at 17.00hrs. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Uganda Telecom Jobs - Regional Business Manager Job Vacancy


Are you a highly motivated, self-driven individual with ambition, character and right attitude? Are you a team player willing to grow through the ranks and advance your career? If you are out there, then Uganda Telecom, the leading Communications provider in Uganda is looking for you to fill one of the positions below;
Reporting to: the National Sales Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
To deliver on set regional revenue targets in the following channels of business and ensure growth in each area: i) Distribution; ii) Corporate Sales: iii) Service Centers: iv) M-Sente; and v) Finance
To manage network efficiency by monitoring regional site fuel allocation and ensure meaningful ROI on regional sites OPEX;
To generate regional specific marketing strategies (promotions, outdoor and indoor visibility events) coordinated with the marketing department in execution and ensure meaningful ROI on all marketing expenditure in the region (above and below the line);
To develop and manage the regional annual plan and budget for all divisions present in the region and ensure ROI as a whole i.e.: Distribution, Corporate Sales, Service Centers, M-Sente, Technical and Finance;
To manage the regional fleet and ensure meaningful monthly ROI on regional fleet fuel usage;
To manage entire regional workforce and ensure a meaningful regional labor cost revenue ratio;
To manage- PR (TV, Press, Radio) and CSR activities in the region in collaboration with the communication/PR/Marketing Department;
To manage all company assets & inventory in the region and ensure optimum usage of all profitable assets;
To manage and monitor regional cash advances and ensure proper accountability and reconciliation
To carry business intelligence surveys and develop niche market segments with specific needs across the region;
To coordinate all administrative functions in the region while adhering to the company policies and procedures
To manage all legal issues in the region in coordination with the legal department;
To ensure recruitment and retention of the best talent in the region in collaboration with the HR department.
5 years leadership of a solutions sales team within the telecommunications or FMCG sector.
Marketing degree or equivalent plus, membership of a professional association.
Proven track record of consultative sales in a telecommunications or ICT environment.
The successful candidates will demonstrate:
Ability to lead the corporate and SME decision-making processes to create and deliver shareholder value based on Uganda Telecom's core competence.
Analytical thinker who can recognise trends and opportunities and plan/execute action to exploit business opportunities.
Situational and transformational leadership skills.
Excellent communications skills to deal with people at all levels and backgrounds.
Personal commitment to meet or exceed all targets and objectives
Ability to understand the needs of employees and to apply best
practice people management techniques to ensure a motivated and productive workforce.
Ability to present compelling business cases for major investment corporate and SME sales.
Ability to set customer expectations and take action to meet these expectations.
 Ability to work with cross-functional teams and lead teams to achieve business objectives.
Utmost professional integrity.
Consultative-based selling skills.

How to apply:
Applications from suitably qualified candidates should be submitted to: The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer Uganda Telecom Rwenzori Courts P.O Box 7171 Kampala. Or Closing Date: 26th July 2012 at 17.00hrs. Only successful candidates will be contacted

Logistics Officer Job Vacancy at Invisible Children Uganda

Job Title: Logistics Officer

Invisible Children Uganda is an NGO that aims at rehabilitating LRA affected communities through Education and Livelihoods support. In order to achieve this vision, ICU seeks to fill the following positions in the Gulu headquarters.
Position: Logistics Officer
Department: General/Operations
Section: Logistics
Duty station: Gulu
Number of positions: one (1)
Reports directly to: Operations Director
Responsible directly for: Logistics Assistants, Stores Assistant, Head Driver, Fleet Assistant/Mechanics
Time line: Immediate
Commitment: One year – Renewable
Status: Fulltime/Paid
Deadline for Submission: 6th August 2012 at 4:00 pm
Support the Logistics and Procurement functions of ICU operations using the existing policies and procedures to achieve efficacy of ICU programs delivery.
Offer leadership in the logistics department with guidance from the Operations Director.
Receive all requests for procurements from all departments, review and submit them to finance and Operations Director for review and approval.
Undertake procurement of all goods and services requested for various departments within ICU
Monitor and ensure that all the procurement activities are in line with the available budgets and are executed in accordance with the existing procurement and logistics policies.
Coordinate procurement planning with departmental heads and/or managers of sectors to ensure procurement plans are submitted in a timely manner for effective and timely delivery of goods.
Update relevant departments on the procurement status of goods and services requested.
Prepare all relevant procurement documents e.g. purchase requests, request for quotations, purchase order, invoices, receipts and delivery notes for submission to finance for payments and filing.
Analyze quotations end conduct supplier selection for goods and services that fall within disbursements levels recommended for submission to the Operations Director.
Responsible for developing, managing and monitoring of the general operational budget.
Take a lead role in supplier pre-qualification exercises, handling bidding processes and maintaining supplier files and vendor databases.
Responsible for fleet management i.e. vehicle and motorcycle allocation, fueling and maintenance and will maintain up- to-date records of vehicle utilization, fuel consumption and repair records,
Prepare monthly fuel and stores consumption report for submission to the Operations Director.
The incumbent will be the secretary to the contracts committee responsible for taking minutes and storing all documents of the contracts committee proceedings.
Maintain and regularly update the ICU assets register.
Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
A Bachelors degree in Procurement and Logistics, Bachelor of Procurement and Supplies Management. Candidates with Bachelor's degrees in other fields in possession of Postgraduate qualifications in Logistics and Transport Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Management and valuable experience may be considered. Additional training and possession of membership of the Chattered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) is an added advantage. Experience: At least Four (4) years progressive work experience as a Logistics/Procurement Officer in a Non Governmental Organization, or busy work environment is a requirement for this position.
Languages: The ideal candidate must be fluent in English- Other vital skills for the position:
A team player with experience in managing a department or operation.
Computer literacy in Ms Office Suite 2007 and Internet.
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
Ability to withstand pressure, remain composed during stressful conditions.
Exceptional interpersonal, communication and administrative skills.
Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills

How to apply:
Interested candidates should apply for the position using any of these methods: Sending applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae indicating addresses and telephone contacts of three professional referees to: The Administrator, – Invisible Children Uganda, P.O. Box 1123, Gulu, Gulu office: Plot 101  Acholi Road, Pece Gulu. Kampala Office: Plot 24 Bazarabusa Rise, Bugolobi, Kampala E-Mail: Note:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Programme Assistant for Agriculture Jobs at Uganda Czech Development Trust

Job Title: Programme Assistant for Agriculture

About this job:
Uganda Czech Development Trust (UCDT) is a non-profit making organization active in the field of education, health care, agriculture and community development. It is a main partner organization of Caritas Prague of the Czech Republic in Uganda.
One of the programmes carried out by UCDT is the Community Development Programme (CDP) which is currently being implemented in Buikwe district, Central Uganda. It aims at overall community development, targeting food security, income generation, capacity building, and improved quality and access to services.
The Programme Assistant for agriculture will be responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of agricultural projects under the Community Development Programme. S/he will also assist with school agricultural projects and any other agricultural activities of the organization according to the needs.
Position: Programme Assistant for Agriculture
Type of assignment: full-time employment, 2-year contract with the possibility of a renewal
Place of assignment: Buikwe district (former Mukono district), Central Uganda
Main responsibilities: community needs assessment, community planning, designing of agricultural projects; implementation of agricultural projects, trainings and advisory services for projects beneficiaries; preparation of training manuals and other materials; monitoring and evaluation of the projects, field visits and reporting; administrative and operational support to the Programme Coordinator
Requirements: Min. Bachelor degree in agriculture or related field Min. 2-year working experience in agricultural sector (preferably with local communities) Experience with project management Good computer knowledge (email, MS Office - Word, Excel) Good communication and facilitation skills Fluency in English and Luganda Added advantages: knowledge of organic farming, effective farm management and farmer entrepreneurship, experience with farmers trainings, experience with school agricultural projects, a good grasp of participatory methodology, familiarity with gender and environmental issues
How to apply:
How to apply:
If you are interested, send the application letter, CV, copies of certificates, recommendation letters and/or telephone and other contacts of referees in electronic version to (use the subject “Application Programme assistant for agriculture”) or by mail to Uganda Czech Development Trust (UCDT), P.O. Box 72629, Kampala (write “Applicaton Programme assistant for agriculture” on the envelope).
Use the same contacts in case of any further inquiries.
Applications received latest by 20 August 2012.
Only selected applicants who send their application in time and who meet the above stated requirements will be considered and invited for an interview. UCDT is an equal opportunity employer; any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Sales Executives Jobs at Business Centre Ltd

Job Title: Sales Executives

Job Description

Business Centre Ltd is an Indigenous Company Registered in 2001, the Company is into IT sales and Support with a hand in Software and Hardware. mainly dealing with Corporates and Government.

We are looking for Sales Executives in IT Industry with at least two years experience,
They must be good communicators,

Qualified in Marketing and a good understanding of IT industry,
Resilient and go-getter, self driven individuals.

How to Apply

Bring your CV at the company premises
Plot 3, 8th Street Industrial Area
City Star Building

Shift Supervisor Jobs at Eskom Uganda Limited

Job Title: Shift Supervisor

Job Description

Reports to: Operations Manager
Reference No: EUL/SS/2012-1
Key Result Areas
Conduct routine plant inspections and report out of normal conditions
Perform all operating activities
Administer the permit to work system
Perform administrative duties like logging of operations activities and updating of other operations records
Minimum Academic Requirements:
Higher technical Diploma in electrical or mechanical engineering
Persons Specifications:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Supervisory skills
Good Report writing skills
Power plant knowledge

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application letters, copies of academic certificates and CVs including three references to:
Human Resources Department
Eskom Uganda Limited
Nalubaale Power Station, P.O Box 942, Jinja, Uganda

Social Development Specialist Job Vacancy at World Bank

Job Title: Social Development Specialist

Job Description

Location: Kampala, Uganda
3 Year Term – Local Appointment – Level GF

The World Bank’s Sustainable Development Department in the Africa Region has a wide-ranging work program that covers the environment, agriculture and rural development, social development and fragile/conflict affected states, water, urban, energy, and transport sectors. The Department has a portfolio of over 200 projects worth over $12 billion and a rapidly growing pipeline of new commitments. The Fragile States, Conflict and Social Development Unit (AFTCS) in the Sustainable Development Department plays a strategic, advisory and knowledge role for the Region’s work in these areas.

The Unit has around 40 staff and two major work streams:

support for fragile states and conflict-affected countries;

and social development, including implementation of the Bank’s social safeguards policies on resettlement and indigenous peoples. With a rapidly growing lending program, especially the increasing emphasis in relieving infrastructure constraints in the Region, there is a growing demand for safeguards work and the need to strengthen the Region’s capacity to not only assist task teams to meet their safeguard obligations but also to contribute more broadly to the design of operations that are socially sustainable and able to spread the benefits of growth more widely.

AFTCS is looking to recruit a local Social Development Specialist for the World Bank’s Kampala Office to focus on cross-cutting social development issues with a major focus on social safeguards policies. Under the supervision of the Africa Region Sector Manager for Social Development (AFTCS), the Social Development Specialist in the Kampala Office will have the following duties and responsibilities, among others:

(i) Provide direct social safeguard review and support to clients and Bank teams working on the Uganda portfolio. Where appropriate the Social Development Specialist may be asked to support task teams in other countries in Africa.

(ii) In particular, advise and guide Bank teams and client governments on the applicability of, and compliance with, Bank social safeguard policies; supervise and provide technical support to government project agencies on preparation and implementation of social safeguard components; formulate the necessary supporting documentation required internally by the Bank to process projects; and participate in periodic supervision to monitor and ensure compliance with safeguard policies throughout the project phases.

(iii) Contribute to capacity building for local government agencies, training and other dissemination efforts on social safeguards.

(iv) As the safeguard work program permits, contribute to the Unit’s broader social development agenda, including social accountability, social inclusion, youth at risk, gender, and conflict.

(v) Travel in-country regularly to support the various lending operations as needed, and if required undertake some limited international travel within the Africa Region.

The desired candidate should be holder of an Advanced Degree (Masters or equivalent) in Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science or related social sciences and at least 5 years of directly relevant experience.

How to Apply

For the full position description and complete selection criteria, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit an on-line application at Click on >employment opportunities >professional/ technical staff opportunities – current vacancies > job # 121788. The World Bank is committed to achieving diversity of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Closing date is 12th August 2012.

Core Accountant Job Vacancy at WWF Uganda

Job Title: Core Accountant
WWF – Posted by theugandajobs – Kampala, Central Region, Uganda
Job Description

WWF is one of the world’s largest independent and experienced conservation organizations operating in over 100 countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda.

WWF UCO is seeking to recruit a competent person to fill the position of an Accountant.

Mission of the Department: To ensure a high performing Uganda Country Office with efficient operating systems, professional and skilled staff, and strong financial resources, delivering conservation impact on issues and in place.

Job Title : Core Accountant.

Reporting to : Finance & Administration Manager

Duty Station : Kampala.

I. Maintaining Financial Records and updating the Financial Management System (FMS).
II. Preparing Financial reports to multi- stakeholders
III. Preparing the core office budget and coordinating the Field office budget process
IV. Drafts correspondences and internal procedural directives relating to budgetary and financial matters.
V. Managing and liaising with WWF UCO Vendors
VI. Supervising and developing accounting staff;
VII. Managing the WWF UCO cash flow;
VIII. Managing the payroll;
Required Qualifications
• A degree in Accounting, and
• At least 3 years working experience preferably in an NGO setting ;
• Full accounting qualification i.e. CPA, ACCA , CIMA or equivalent;
• Advanced degree will be an added advantage;
• Demonstrated skills in developing, managing, and evaluating financial and administrative plans and policies;
• Experience working with government and donors;
• A thorough knowledge of, and dexterity with ERP software(ACCPACC) added advantage;
• Experience working with international organizations involved in environmental and/or community issues would be an advantage.
Required Skills and Competencies
• Strong leadership abilities;
• The ability to work under pressure;
• Excellent inter-personal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels, within Tanzania Country Office and, as required, with external stakeholders;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; and
• Adherence to WWF’s values, which are: Engaging, Optimistic, Knowledgeable and Determined
VI. Working Relationships
Internal: Interacts and works closely and on a regular basis with finance and administrative staff in all Uganda Country and Field offices, as well as senior managers and project staff. Coordinates and interacts as appropriate with members of the Finance Manager of WWF UCO.
External: Interacts as required with governmental institutions, donors, and other stakeholders, in collaboration with the Country Director as appropriate.

How to Apply

All applications should be addressed to the People/Development Manager – WWF UCO, Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo. P.O. Box 8758, Kampala or email not later than 10th August 2012.

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

IT Technician Jobs at Eskom Uganda Limited

Job Title: IT Technician

Job Description

Reports to: Network Administrator
Reference No: EUL/IT/2012-2
Key Result Areas:
Recording and responding to technical queries and issues from end users through the helpdesk system
Providing first line support to end users in all aspects of IT and telecommunications delivery
ensure timely dispatch/ installation of computer consumables
communicating and ensuring the safe use of IT equipment and systems
Minimum Academic Qualification:
Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology
Professional Certification in like MCP is an added advantage
Persons Specifications:
Excellent communication skills
interpersonal skills
Holder of valid driving permit
Minimum Experience:
Experience in a similar help-desk environment

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application letters, copies of academic certificates and CVs including three references to:
Human Resources Department
Eskom uganda Limited
Nalubaale Power Station, P.O Box 942, Jinja, uganda