Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Head of Credit Control Jobs in Uganda at Bolloré Africa Logistics

Job Title: Head of Credit Control

Employer: Bolloré Africa Logistics


To process all new accounts with the company. And to ensure that new accounts are credit worthy and that trade is happening between the two parties according to agreed terms mentioned in the contracts.
To ensure that all accounts are well controlled and that all outstanding monies owed to the company is collected and paid in a timely manner.
Supervise the Credit control department and assist in the setting up of the credit control system and strategy that ensures maximum customer liaison in all issues related to payments.
Responsible for collection of dedicated accounts, follow-up of freight-collect accounts and fortnightly review the collectors’ accounts.
Ensuring that all scheduled meetings between Operations and Credit Control are taking place (disputes, cash accounts, UPS etc.)
Ensure management of risk in all aspects related to credit business of the company by ensuring strict adherence, respect and control of the organisation’s Risk Policy.
Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales. To report collection difficulties to the Finance Manager and Head of Department
Producing timely financial reports to management which should be reflecting the actual position of the company’s credit business. To also maintain accurate records of all the collection activity.
Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness.
Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms. To also provide accurate advice on billing queries.
Relationship management with the main corporate clients of the company by responding promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries with effective business development approaches.
Undertake account reconciliations as and when required.
Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
Develop the credit management capability within the practice and provide cover for other accounting functions may be requested.
Keep the partnership up to date with new credit management techniques and practices
Other duties as delegated from time to time by the Finance Manager or any other person designated in their absence.
Ensuring the monthly report is forwarded to the Finance Manager within 5 (Five) working days after the closure date.


Should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Hons) from a recognized University/ Institution.
Relevant professional qualifications will have an added advantage.
Should have at least 3 to 5 years post qualification hands on experience gained working in a busy accounting environment 2 of which should be at a senior level. Candidates who have worked in debt collections departments will be advantaged.
Excellent report writing and communication skills and a good command of the English language.
Strong business acumen with excellent negotiating skills.
Excellent man management skills.

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

How to apply:

Apply to application@ppg.co.ug

Application Deadline: 1st Nov 2013

Life Time Opportunity in Uganda

Work from home

My Own Business


Freedom and Mobility.

You’ll live the life you’ve always dreamed of...Break Free from your laptop and make money from any mobile device.

Job title: life time opportunity

Employment type: Part time

Country: Uganda

City / Location: kampala

Job category: Recruitment

Required languages: English, French, German

Required IT skills: MS Word

Minimum degree: None

Salary level: $1000/day

Closing date: December 31, 2014 - 10am

This is a work from home job.
It is suitable to anyone provided you have a computer and can access the internet for about two hours a day.
Start earning in your first 48 hours.
let's get it rolling.
For only $25 you will start earning daily amounts similar to what i earn as depicted in the logo.
Start on your journey to financial freedom today.
If you have any doubt for this to be true, even that small bit of doubt will be the #1 cause of failure.
If you can't spend $25 to change your financial situation yet you"ll blow that money on cheese burgers,
scratch tickets, clothes and video games then you sir should go kick rocks with open toed sandals!

How to apply:
write to; earnwiththereaper@yahoo.com

Chief of Party Jobs in Uganda at Freedom House

Job Title: Chief of Party

Employer: Freedom House

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide overall technical direction and oversight of programmatic activities to support judicial independence and integrity in Uganda;
Support the COP in the implementation of programmatic activities aimed at fostering advocacy and advancing the flow of information in Uganda;
Network and liaise with consultants, members of the government, civil society organizations, international and regional bodies, and private funders;
Monitor and evaluate processes, and write program reports to ensure completion of program objectives;
Support the COP to ensure programmatic compliance with USG rules and regulations;
In the COP’s absence, assume responsibility for the daily operations of the office, which include but is not limited to: financial management, general office administration, public relations, and staff management;
In collaboration with the COP, develop advocacy initiatives to support human rights in Uganda;
Assist the COP with fundraising, which includes developing concept notes, proposals, budgets, etc.
Required to travel extensively to project sites within Uganda and occasionally within the region;
Perform any other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should possess a Master’s degree in political science, international development, law, or related field;
Demonstrated experience working with the Judiciary and legal systems in Uganda;
At least five years of work experience in human rights, rule of law, democracy, or governance with a particular focus on entrenching multiparty democracy;
At least three years’ experience in providing technical assistance and capacity building (technical, organizational, and financial management) support to government institutions and/or CSOs;
Demonstrated expertise in developing domestic, regional, or international advocacy campaigns to advance rule of law / human rights;
Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with local partners, government officials, bilateral donors, as well as in-country and foreign experts;
Demonstrated ability to mobilize communities and encourage the inclusion of marginalized groups;
Demonstrated experience in developing activity work plans, budgets, implementing programmatic activities, and providing short-term technical assistance;
Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, and other donor approaches to civil society development;
Experience developing project proposals for USAID, Department of State, European human rights institutions and private donor organizations;
Strong ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing;
Ability to use productivity software such as MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint; and Microsoft Excel.

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates to send a resume, and cover letter with salary history and desired salary (only candidates who send salary requirements will be considered for the position) to: FHproposals@freedomhouse.org or fax at (202) 822-3893, Attention: FH Proposals, referencing 2013-004 Media Specialist Uganda. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013

Technical Field Expert at Syngenta in Uganda

Job Title: Technical Field Expert-QSL/SY/10/13-1

Employer: Syngenta

Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver commercial trials to build deep understanding of Syngenta product offers and maximize the impact of product launches and the overall commercial portfolio on sales and market share.
Contribute to the development of training tools and materials to educate stakeholders on new solutions.
Conduct an agreed number of field trials through all stages from initial planning to completion of final report (including spraying where trials are conducted internally)
Manage trial sites and demonstration platforms on commercial farms including farmer liaison on site selection and in field trial layout
Crop expertise: Provide agronomic support to the sales force, key account managers, channel partners and grower customers
Solution and product launch maximization: identify potential solutions to address grower needs and support new product launches by providing technical input for launch preparation
Competitor knowledge gathering, gap identification and reporting.
Manage and deliver close technical relationships with key Distributor accounts & influencers
Develop product protocols and plans as defined by campaigns and company strategy and lead results interpretation
Engage in product stewardship activities and reviews

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant should possess a Degree in agronomy or related degree
Five or more years of relevant experience
Hold critical internal and external crop expertise across a range of agronomic and market conditions
Understanding of the role / value of technical information in a commercial environment • Knowledge of field trials techniques in all crop protection disciplines - replicated and demonstration trials - and of quality standards (GEP)
In-depth crop & product knowledge - labelled and actual use patterns
In-field technical experience as well as commercial awareness
Some previous experience of field trials Relationships with key national influencers Critical leadership capabilities
Develops clear strategies and sets aligned objectives for individuals and teams
Gains commitment of key reports and stakeholders in a compelling way
Manages risk and is able to work with uncertainty
Provides opportunities for learning, development and growth
Coaches people to connect across functions and boundaries to spark innovation Critical technical and professional capabilities
Delivers distinctive value proposition to customer
Understands customer needs
Excellent communication skills - written, verbal, as well as presentation.
Relevant national training qualifications is critical
Data interpretation - conversion from data to use advise / product and service support
Strong influencing skills
Analytical thinking
Languages knowledge: English and Swahili

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are strongly advised to clearly state and highlight their suitability for the above position, and send their curriculum vitae (highlighting the job reference number) to the Human Resource Manager, Q-Sourcing Ltd Plot 29, Bukoto Street, Kamwokya, Kampala. Uganda Applicants may also send soft copy applications to office@qsourcing.com. All applications should reach the above address. Only successful candidates shall be contacted.

Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013

Loans Officers Careers in Uganda at SYPO Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Loans Officers

Employer: SYPO Uganda Ltd
Duties & Responsibilities:

Loan officers are expected to:
Spend their full work week in the field
Recruit new clients
Take loan applications and support prospective clients in creating basic business plans
Sensitise clients regarding the organisation’s rules and procedures
Disburse loans and collect repayments
Monitor clients’ business performance and general development, resolve group tensions and ensure a healthy loan portfolio
Administer all portfolio transactions in the organisation’s online administration system
Keep accurate financial records of the zone
Actively participate in weekly conference calls with the Dutch management team

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

Suitable candidates should have an academic degree (such as finance, commerce or business administration) and preferably one to three years of relevant work experience.
Candidates should be enthusiastic about working in a rural setting and able to effectively communicate with both uneducated villagers and the international management team.
Candidates should be fluent in both Luganda (spoken) and English (written and spoken). We expect our loan officers to be able to work independently and pro-actively with limited supervision.
Successful candidates have good computer skills and are able to work effectively with Microsoft office, email and other internet applications.
We offer a challenging job in a young and dynamic team with strong learning and personal development opportunities.

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

How to Apply

Applications for this vacancy can be submitted by e-mail to the address provided. Any questions regarding this vacancy can be sent to the same email address.

Application Deadline: 28th Oct 2013

Ag-Inputs Specialist Jobs in Uganda at Chemonics International

Job Title: Ag-Inputs Specialist

Employer: Chemonics International

About Us:

Job Summary:

The Ag-Inputs Specialist will coordinate and promote agro-input activities among stakeholders that should eventually lead to improved farmer access to affordable genuine products. He /She will work with various stakeholders to promote improved agro-input usage among farmers as a means of increasing yields and incomes. She/he will also support the emergency of Village stockists through coaching and mentoring and link them to Seed companies and agro Input distributors to improve input delivery systems and create demand for use of quality and genuine inputs at grassroots level. She/he will be required to work closely with the USAID/Uganda Ag-Inputs Activity and other government related programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and promote models that strengthen relationships between smallholder farmers and input companies (Village agents & traders) to facilitate better access to inputs and output marketing
Through a facilitative approach increase farmer access to improved inputs (seed, fertilizer, production services and crop protection products) by stimulating demand via demonstrations and awareness that also stimulate competitive input supply chain development and include an exit strategy
Through a facilitative approach increase smallholder farmers' knowledge about the benefits of using high quality inputs;
Coach and mentor agro-input dealers to provide embedded services like spraying, farmer trainings, demonstrations and other new business opportunities;
Collaborate closely with USAID Ag-input and other USAID and Government of Uganda Inputs related programs
Assist in the establishment of linkages with private sector service providers, buyers, input and supply firms
Co-ordinate and manage stakeholders meetings and focus group discussions which include both public and private sector Stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate must possess a University degree in Agriculture-related field.
A post graduate diploma/degree in agribusiness will be an added advantage.
2 5-plus years' experience working in agricultural inputs or donor funded Agricultural input programs;
Proven experience in project development new business development
Team worker / team builder, proven ability to inspire.
A go-getter who gets things done.
Excellent communication skills
Computer literacy skills
Experience in promoting linkages among actors

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates should send their electronic application in MS Word or pdf file with a CV, 3 references and a brief cover letter explaining why they are suitable for the position to: the address provided. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, and genetic information.

Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013

Curriculum Specialist at National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

Job Title: Curriculum Specialist (BTVET –Agriculture)

Employer: National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

About NCDC:

The National Curriculum Development Centre is a corporate body under the Ministry of Education and Sports. It is responsible for inter-alia development of curricula and related materials for various level of education (i.e. Pre- Primary, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary), organizing capacity building courses for stakeholders on curricula and matters related to curriculum.

Job Summary:

The Curriculum Specialist (BTVET –Agriculture) will develop curricula and curriculum related materials.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Initiates and develops ideas on curricular reforms.
Develops and. prepares subject syllabi, teachers’ manuals, texts and other related curriculum materials.
Organizes and conducts writing workshops.
Writes, coordinates and edits curriculum units developed by the panel and other teachers.
Organizes and conducts orientation courses for teachers.
Popularizes education in the relevant subject.
Services the subject panel by planning and convening meetings, preparing working papers and furnishing the necessary data and relevant research reports.
Any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should possess a  Masters degree in Agriculture or related fields
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and a Diploma/Certificate in Agricultural related field
A qualification in education will be an added advantage
At least four years teaching experience at a technical college or institution of higher learning and field experience in agricultural related work.

Age: Below 50 years

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

How to Apply:
All applications are invited from appropriately qualified Ugandans for the following posts available for immediate filling at the National Curriculum Development Centre. NCDC is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 6 copies of: the application letter indicating three (3) referees, a detailed CV. Photocopies of Certificates and Academic Transcripts should be submitted to: The Secretary., NCDC Governing Council, P. O. Box 7002, Kampala. Uganda

Application Deadline: 28th Oct 2013

Driver at Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Job Title: Driver (11 Employment Opportunities)

Employer: Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Job Summary:

The job holders will drive and maintain the vehicle in accordance with the transport policy; and as directed by the supervising officer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Driving vehicles for official duty and assignments;
Carrying out basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle;
Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the supervising officer;
Maintaining basic records regarding the vehicles as instructed;
Ensuring the safety of the vehicle while on duty.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

A Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a pass in English Language.
Possess valid driving permit of class E, held for the last three years.
Driving experience in a reputable organization for at least two years.
Basic Knowledge of mechanical and vehicle maintenance;
Clean driving record;

 Personal Competencies:

Public Relations and Customer Care;.
Time Management;
Flexibility, Ethics and Integrity

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

How to Apply:

All applicants for the above jobs should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates, academic transcripts and testimonials. Applications should be addressed to:  Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, and delivered to the Security Registry (2nd floor) Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Simbamanyo House, George Street OR Post to PERMANENT SECRETARY Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development P. O. Box 7136, Kampala, Uganda

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013