ICT Security Manager

Deadline : not later than March 6, 2017

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 33 networked branches and 7 contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer and is regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003. Pride is now looking for a competent dynamic energetic individual to fill 1(one) position of Senior Credit Manager-Agricultural Lending. The Senior Credit Manager
– ALS will be based at Head Office reporting directly to the Head of Credit Business and will supervise Regional Managers and Credit Analysts.
The ICT Security Manager reports to the Head ICT and is responsible for developing and implementing ICT security for networks, servers and applications that are inline with Pride’s ICT policies, and responding to security events and threats to ensure stable operations of the organization’s ICT system.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Promote business continuity through implementing security measures in compliance with Pride’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensure implementation of periodic revision of IT security strategy, policies and standard as per the business requirements.
  • Ensure the security and safety of corporate databases and IT infrastructure against viruses, hackers and intruders.
  • Ensure that IT Security training needs are identified and processed promptly and are undertaken at the appropriate time.
  • Oversee the regular update and maintenance of the registers for physical access to the bank ICT secure areas.
  • Supervise the selection, acquisition and maintenance of current, cost effective and appropriate security technology products for network, systems and data.
  • Plan, design and carry out testing of the disaster recovery plan (DRP).

Minimum Academic Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/IT or in any other relevant/related field from a recognized institution.
  • Professional IT security certification such as CISSP/GIAC/SSCP/CISA is a must.
  • Cisco Certification CCNA, CCNP, CompTIA Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker are added advantage.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a related environment.

Desired Competencies / Skills

Ideal candidate should have the following competencies:

  • Business acumen,
  • good time Management,
  • Stress Management,
  • Reporting, Written Er Oral Communication,
  • Planning,
  • Coaching,
  • Quality Control,
  • Decision Making,
  • Team building,
  • Problem solving,
  • Delegation,
  • Change Management,
  • Emotional intelligence,
  • Advocacy, Motivation, Negotiation.
  • He/she should not be more than 35 years of age.

Job application procedure
If you believe you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply and send a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates / transcripts, postal address, current salary, salary expectation, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact to the address below so as to reach not later than Monday, March 6, 2017. Those who applied previously are encouraged to re-apply. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you do not hear from us by March 24, 2017; please consider yourself unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Internal Auditor

Deadline: not later than 15th March 2017 at 5.00pm.

Duty Station: Hoima, Uganda

Job details:
Uganda Kolping Society is seeking suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under listed vacant posts in her different establishments.
Post: Internal Auditor
Report to: Managing Director, Uganda Kolping Society
Duty station: Hoima
Remuneration: Competitive and Attractive
No.of posts: 1
Eligibility: Females are encouraged to apply

  • Qualification and Person Specification
    An Honors degree in Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting option) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Possess CPAU or ACCA
  • A three (3) years’ experience in a reputable organisation
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication, leadership skills and capable of working with others; with ability to effectively coach and develop subordinates
  • Officer of high caliber, dedication and integrity
  • Capacity to meet tight deadlines with efficiency

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Review financial and accounting systems of operation in UKS and its subsidiary Companies to ensure that they are adequate, effective and conform to the accepted standards.
  • Inspect / examine organisation‘s accounts to ensure adherence to financial rules, regulations, procedures and practice.
  • Identify and report process improvements value-added observations for audited units that help enhance operational effectiveness, customer service quality and efficient use of resources.
  • Ensure adequate documentation is maintained to substantiate all audit related issues.
  • Prepare reports of audit as well as investigative findings, related risks, causes and recommendations for improvement in an efficient, timely and concise manner.
  • Conduct follow-up activities to make sure audit findings are resolved.
  • Communicate audit findings with Management at the end of audit fieldwork through a discussion and through written reports.
  • Make recommendations on the best means for the organizations to avoid fraud and reduce waste ’
  • Asses the best financial practices for the organization and make appropriate recommendations

Job application procedure
interested candidates should fill application forms to be got from any Kolping Hotel in Kampala, Hoima or Masindi or from UKS National Office at the Internet Cafe, or download them from www.kolpingug.org . Copies of your academic certificates, a detailed CV, three referees (with written recommendations) one of whom should be a Priest and day time telephone contact should be addressed to:
The Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Kolping Society,
P. O. Box 76,
HOIMA .
Applications should reach the Office of the Human Resource Officer in Hoima not later than 15th March 2017 at 5.00pm. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Program Coordinators

Deadline : by 4th March, 2017

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
RTI International is implementing the United States Agency for international Development (USAID) funded Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity under Cooperative Agreement # AlD-617A-15-0O009. The 5-year USAID/Uganda Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity is expanding the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) early grade reading program and supporting the implementation of the National Strategic Plan on Violence against Children in Schools (VACiS) 2015—2020. it seeks to reinforce the implementation of the MoES 2014 Reporting, Tracking, Referral, and Response RTRR) Guidelines in the 28 implementation districts.

The project seeks to fill positions in 10 districts across Uganda including Bukomansimbi, Mukono, Rakai, Mityana, Sembabule, Gomba, Gulu, Lira, Omoro and Oyam. This position will be for at least 6 months.
POSITION TITLE: Program Coordinators (2)

The role of the Program Coordinator is fourfold:

1) Ensure fidelity in Community level activity implementation,

2) Provide technical assistance and training support for Journeys activities to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) implementing partners at community,

3) Represent the project to clients, stakeholders, and partners at district and school level, and

4) Capture learning ensuring that monitoring, learning and adaptation is captured, disseminated at the school-level and shared and discussed with MoES and other key district partners. The position reports directly to the Technical Advisor and is based in Kampala office with 75% time in the districts.

S/he will lead the implementation of Journeys for community activities among community members to ignite the commitment of community members and change agents. S/he will inspire school- and community-driven initiatives that will implement prevention of VACiS and MoES RTRR in the community.
S/he will work with other OVC implementing partners to conduct participatory and reflective trainings for Change agent teams in the community who will cascade the use of these same interactive methods to promote an atmosphere of caring and support for all learners in the community.

This position will work closely with the Technical Advisor and the Senior Program Specialist to train OVC partners and two change agents from each community in Journeys tor Communities and INSPIRE Strategy for engaging parent and caregiver support and response and support services. S/he will work with child protection actors to catalyze access to, progress on, and resolution of referral services for victims / survivors of VACiS.
Qualifications: Masters degree or Bachelor’s degree in Education and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in violence against children prevention and familiar with child protection actors and interventions at community level or a combination of education and experience in a similar capacity.

Job application procedure
Applicants will be mature individuals who can call upon years of experience and support the project during different implementation cycles. Previous experience of working on a US government funded program is required.

To apply please submit a cover letter and up-to-date CV to:

info@lara.rti.org

by 4th March, 2017. in the subject line please list position. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/DN. We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.