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JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: Prepare and monitor the performance of memoranda of Understanding with tax payers and provide legal opinions on case files to recover outstanding taxes and enhance revenue collection PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Prepare Memoranda of Understanding to enable recovery of outstanding taxes a) Study authority letters to verify interest computations and total tax liability b) Engage tax payers to obtain postdated cheques and any relevant securities to aid in preparing the MOUs c) Prepare the MOUS and submit to the line supervisor for further administration d) Engage the tax payer to review the MOUS and attach the necessary requirements to enable the signing e) Prepare a collection report and recommendations for further management 2. Monitor the performance of the memoranda of Understanding to enhance compliance with tax obligations a) Develop a Debt collection portfolio, categorizing cases according to the risk involved b) Liaise with the data technical officer to confirm if the cheques have cleared and monitor progress of the level of compliance with the MOUS with the tax payers c) Reconcile and maintain the payment schedule with an updated tax obligation status d) Prepare addendums to the MOUS and submit to the line supervisor for review and approval e) Prepare appropriate debt collection instruments for enforcement on defaulting taxpayers f) Obtain and analyze the monthly collection reports to check the status of compliance with MOUS 3. Provide legal opinions to guide in handling tax payer’s cases in order to enable full recovery of outstanding taxes a) Study case files and provide the appropriate legal opinions accordingly b) Study requests for debt write offs and advise on any legal consequences c) Gather information from the Case officers, tax district officials, and hold Consultations with relevant stakeholders on course of action to be taken for enforcement d) Liaise with the case officer to study the cases and advise on the course of action and legal frameworks e) Research and make recommendations for policy amendments and adoption of new laws f) Handle all cases under receivership/liquidation in accordance to the relevant laws
Essential Requirements a) An honors Bachelor’s degree in Law b) Two (2) years’ experience in handling debt recovery Desirable Requirements a) Basic training in legal recovery methods for Debt Collection or Financial management Knowledge a) Knowledge of Debt collection recovery instruments b) Knowledge of tax laws SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES a) The incumbent must have good negotiation skills and close attention to debt management b) The incumbent must have strong Communication skills- both written and oral c) S/he must have good interpersonal skills d) S/he must have an impeccable record of integrity e) S/he should be resilience with the ability to travel frequently and flexibility with ability to prioritize tasks f) The incumbent must possess good analytical skills with close attention to detail. g) S/he must have good reporting skills with proven sense to confidentiality h) Ability to work in teams
4 days ago
UNHCR Uganda would like to notify you that the following fixed term positions have been advertised;
1. Position number 10018194 Senior Protection Assistant (CB) G5 Adjumani
2. Position number 10026383 Senior Field Assistant G5 Adjumani
3. Position number 10020899 Senior Resettlement Assistant G5 Arua
4. Position number 10026408 Telecoms Operator G4 Arua
5. Position number 10033685 Driver G2 Arua
6. Position number 10027121 Senior Programme Monitoring Assc,G7 G7 Kampala
7. Position number 10033682 Program Associate G6 Kampala
8. Position number 10033683 Program Associate G6 Kampala
9. Position number 10033684 Senior Project Control Assistant G5 Kampala
10. Position number 10033712 Senior Registration Assistant G5 Kiryandongo
11. Position number 10016823 Protection Assistant G4 Kisoro
12. Position number 10033687 Field Associate G6 Lamwo
13. Position number 10033688 Senior Comm-Based Protection Asst G5 Lamwo
14. Position number 10033689 Field Assistant G4 Lamwo
15. Position number 10033690 Driver G2 Lamwo
16. Position number 10033691 Driver G2 Lamwo
17. Position number 10020303 Protection Assistant G4 Mbarara
18. Position number 10033693 Senior Protection Assistant G5 Mbarara
19. Position number 10033694 Receptionist G3 Mbarara
20. Position number 10033704 Field Security Associate G6 Moyo
21. Position number 10033705 Senior Supply Assistant G5 Moyo
22. Position number 10033706 Senior Protection Assistant G5 Moyo
23. Position number 10033707 Senior Protection Assistant G5 Moyo
24. Position number 10033708 Senior Supply Assistant G5 Moyo
25. Position number 10033709 Administrative Assistant G4 Moyo
26. Position number 10033710 Field Assistant G4 Moyo
27. Position number 10033711 Field Assistant G4 Moyo
28. Position number 10028955 Driver G2 Rwamwanja
29. Position number 10028968 Senior Protection Assistant G5 Rwamwanja
30. Position number 10033697 Field Associate G6 Rwamwanja
31. Position number 10030506 Senior Registration Asst G5 Yumbe
32. Position number 10026761 Registration Assistant G4 Yumbe
33. Position number 10033703 Data Management Associate G6 Yumbe
Details about the post and how to apply are available through the following link: http://unhcrjobs.imuganda.com
Closing date: 21 June 2020
10 months ago
Our Client Transpaper (U) Ltd. (Uganda) , located on Nasser Road, a manufacturing Company in Kampala is looking for a suitable candidate as follows: Sex: Male Age Bracket: Between 21-35 years Qualifications: Degree in the relevant courses from only recognized universities and institutions. Any other qualifications and working experience are added advantages (4 years’ Experience) Type of Employment: Salary based Deadline for applications: 25 th February 2020 Method of Application: All applications will be made online, follow the green button at the end.
- Description of the candidate: Excellent research background (Creative in Media and Advertising world).
- Aware of media trends and have a flair for business and commerce.
- Resourceful and creative, Recognizing good opportunities, logical thinkers.
- Able to multi – task.
- Able to work alongside a range of people and as part of a team.
- Analytical and comfortable interpreting data into meaningful insights.
- Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- 4 years working experience.
- A degree from any recognized institution/University in the related field.
- Knowledge on the current Market, Advertising or media would be an added advantage.
1 year ago
JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: Implement and maintain ICT security controls to safeguard the Authority’s Information Technology systems and infrastructure against security risks PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Participate in the design & building of the URA’s information security architecture in support of the URA’s mission a) Engage key stakeholders to elicit security requirements adequate to provide assurance of security b) Evaluate the efficacy of existing security controls & provide expert advisory services in this regard c) Carry out threat modelling and security reviews for Software Development projects d) Assist in developing information security policies, standards & guidelines e) Provide input into the development of URA’s IT Security Strategy 2. Support & maintain Information security solutions to ensure their continued efficacy a) Test, deploy, maintain, review and administer the infrastructure hardware and software that are required to effectively manage network defenses. b) Install, config, troubleshoot and maintain server security configurations to ensure their confidentiality, integrity, and availability. c) Work with other teams to ensure good security practice is followed during deployments 3. Identify, analyse and mitigate threats to URA’s IT Infrastructure a) Carry out vulnerability assessments & penetration testing to establish the effectiveness of internal controls b) Use defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur or might occur within the network to protect information, information systems, and networks from threats. c) Analyze digital evidence and investigate security incidents to derive useful information in support of system/network vulnerability mitigation and investigations. d) Keep abreast with emerging industry security threats that could potentially impact URA’s IT Infrastructure & work towards strengthening URA’s security posture 4. Facilitate information security awareness programs a) Provide input into the security awareness content b) Conduct security awareness training using various channels c) Conduct phishing assessments and other testing to ascertain level of awareness among different categories of staff
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS Essential Requirements a) An honors Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer Science or related technical science degree from a recognised University. b) At least 2 years’ experience in security, network administration, software development role gained in a complex IT environment Desirable Requirements a) Information Security Certification Such as; CISSP, CSSLP, CEH, Security+, Any GIAC, OSCP, CCSA, CCNA or other Vendor Specific InfoSec Certification b) Certification in ITIL, LPI c) Experience in managing Web or Network Firewalls d) Experience in threat Modelling & Secure SDLC e) Experience in maintenance of Network Infrastructure f) Experience in penetration testing & vulnerability assessments of network, web or mobile platforms g) Experience in digital forensics & incident response h) Experience in installing & Securing Server Infrastructure Knowledge
- Knowledge of cyber threat actor categories
- Knowledge of system administration, network, and operating system hardening techniques.
- Knowledge of cyber-attack stages
- Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
- Knowledge of system administration concepts for operating systems such as but not limited to Unix/Linux, IOS, Android, and Windows operating systems.
- Knowledge of packet-level analysis using appropriate tools (e.g., Wireshark, tcpdump).
- Knowledge of OSI model and underlying network protocols
- Knowledge of penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques.
- Knowledge of Application Security Risks
- Knowledge of prevalent cyber threats, tactics, techniques and procedures
- Knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g., firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption).
- Knowledge of how traffic flows across the network
- Knowledge of basic system, network, and OS hardening techniques.
- Knowledge of network tools (e.g., ping, traceroute, nslookup)
- Knowledge of operating system command-line tools.
- Knowledge of Security Service Management Frameworks & methodologies ( ISO 27001, ITIL4, DevSecOps )
- Knowledge of concepts and practices of processing digital forensic data.
- Knowledge of installation, integration, and optimization of system components.
- Knowledge of Interpreted & compiled computer languages
5 days ago
JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: Implement strategies for managing internal and external communications to enhance information flow and media relations. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. To implement identified strategies in the management of the media relations and in the dissemination of business information to the public through the media in line with the organizational guidelines. a) Compile updates on the different departmental activities such as Revenue performance data, Vacancies, requests for Bids, new procedures in place, cases won in court, etc. in preparation for public communication b) Receive, edit and proof read the various reports and information from the departments and reformatting them before submission to the media houses c) Book space with the selected media house, forward the information and receiving acknowledgement to confirm they receipt of the information d) Issue and confirm invitations to the planned events, obtain attendance lists to verify attendance for accountability purposes. e) Receive invoices for work done and forward to the respective departments for approval and payment processing f) Update the media account data base with all Information regarding information disseminated. g) Organize the URA planned and impromptu media engagements to disclose and explain issues arising h) Monitor and evaluate media relations through soliciting, obtaining and analyzing feedback on the strategies implemented i) Develop articles and materials on topical issues and submit to line manager for review and approval for dissemination 2. Participate in Public relations campaigns to educate the public about emerging URA products and services to increase awareness and compliance a) Draft and submit a publicity plan to the line management for review and approval. b) Design campaigns materials e.g. articles, fliers, posters, review the designs & material c) Book selected media house and submit the approved materials for publication d) Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the media campaign through soliciting, obtaining and analyzing feedback on campaigns held 3. Monitor and evaluate all media interactions/activities to identify issues concerning URA Business that may require special attention a) Scan daily print and broadcast media to identify any issues concerning URA business that may require further management or staff awareness b) Draft responses on issues in the media that require URA response and liaise with the respective Media house or advertising agent in case of errors that require rectifying c) Maintain an updated database of all the URA related stories in the newspapers by scanning and filing hard copies d) Provide coverage and publication for internal events as assigned by the line manager
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS Essential Requirements a) An honors Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Mass Communications from a recognized University b) At least 2 years working experience in a media environment, specifically in a newsroom in a reputable organization Desirable Requirements a) Specialized training in Public Relations b) Exposure to taxation and business at a global scale and knowing how the media works Knowledge a) Good knowledge of the URA Operations SPECIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES a) Excellent writing and reporting skills b) Negotiation skills, ability to build relations and networking c) bility to deliver results with minimal supervision d) Ability to work well in a team e) The job holder must be highly innovative & creative f) Excellent written and oral communication skills g) Possession of good Interpersonal skills h) Keen interest in latest media trends
4 days ago
JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: To process all procurement requisitions assigned in order to facilitate timeous service delivery with utmost observance of the provisions in the PPDA Act. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Refine assigned procurement requisitions for completeness and compliance with the PPDA Act. a) Cross check the information provided on the requisitions and statements of requirements in relation to specifications, content detail and other required documents. b) Solicit any additional information needed from end users to support raised requisitions where necessary and print the RPO for their signature c) Review statements of requirements provided by the end user and determine the appropriate procurement method d) Advise end users through the immediate supervisor, about the practicability of time lines set for delivery or completion of required goods/services e) Maintain a database of potential suppliers for various goods, works and service providers in line with national procurement guidelines f) Confirm with end users the basis of their estimated costs on the procurement requisitions, in order to determine the appropriate procurement method. g) Provide regulatory guiding principles of the law and explain it to the end users in relation to their procurement requirements 2. Prepare and submit appropriate solicitation documents to Contracts Committee for approval a) Determine appropriate solicitation documents and applicable evaluation methodology and criteria for CC consideration b) Compile various appropriate procurement bidding and supportingdocuments for Contracts Committee approval c) Develop appropriate terms and conditions of the proposed contract in consultation with the end users or technical specialists d) Develop and submit an agenda and compile submissions to be presented to CC members e) Provide clarification on approved submissions to the contracts committee where need arises to inform their decision 3. Conduct a bidding process to identify the best service providers as requested by the users a) Quality assure the approved advert to determine information accuracy according to the required items and provide advertising schedules to the media b) Issue bidding documents to bidders and respond to any clarifications regarding the documents c) Receive bids of suppliers and guide the shortlisting process to determine potential service providers. d) Invite the selected members for the evaluation meeting and capture minutes that will inform the evaluation report e) Prepare the evaluation report and submit to members of the evaluation committee for signature 4. Coordinate contract processing procedure to ensure compliance with the award decision of contracts committee and terms and conditions of tender. a) Prepare Local Purchase Orders for approved procurement decisions within the threshold b) Compile all the documents containing all the applicable approvals and submit to Legal Department for Contract processing. c) Review the draft Contract to ensure that the main documentation is part of the contract d) Address issues raised by the suppliers over the draft contract to ensure mutual understanding between all the parties to the Contract. e) Prepare and issue all letters of intents, other contract forming instruments and ensure that the concerns of both parties to the contract are captured and incorporated in the final contract. 5.Conduct Stakeholder engagement to manage expectations, keep up to date information and to report a) Conduct engagements with internal stakeholders such as the users, Management and finance b) Organize engagements with external stakeholders such as suppliers and contractors c) Conduct stakeholder engagements with other Authorities such as Government, PPDA and other procurement related bodies
QualificationsPERSON SPECIFICATIONS Essential Requirements a) An honors Bachelors’ degree in Procurement and Supplies/Logistics Management, Commerce, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration (Procurement option) b) At least 2 year’s practical experience in handling Procurements in a large organization Desirable Requirements a) Professional Qualifications in Procurement (CIPS) b) Training in Contract Management, Public Procurement c) Experience in procuring ICT solutions Knowledge a) Knowledge of PPDA Act, Procurement law and Procedures, Procurement guidelines, Stores operational procedures SPECIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES a) The incumbent possess an impeccable record of integrity b) S/he must have a strong ability to work as part of and build effective work teams c) S/he must have strong analytical and conceptual skills d) The incumbent must have a strong reporting and communication skills e) S/he mustbe flexible, assertive with good reporting skills f) The incumbent must be self-driven and result oriented g) S/he must have basic knowledge of computer applications especially spreadsheets and databases (knowledge of the ERP, MS Office required)
5 days ago
JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: Maintain office welfare and manage mails in order to enhance office cleanliness and timely delivery of official correspondences PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Manage office welfare and cleanliness in order to enhance staff well-being and tidiness of work environment a) Clean office furniture and equipment to ensure tidiness, good hygiene and supervision of office cleaners b) Prepare office tea and refreshments to improve staff well-being c) Arrange venues for meetings and ensure tidiness and cleanliness 2. Maintain proper record of incoming and outgoing mails in order to enhance easy tracking of documents a) Receive and record incoming documents to enhance proper accountability for official correspondence b) Distribute official correspondences to different offices to ensure timely delivery of mails c) Assist in clerical work that includes, photocopying, binding, filing and scanning of official documents d) Weed and transfer semi-active documents to records center to create space in the office and enhance good records management 3. Maintain and monitor office supplies in order to ensure adequate inventory levels and anticipate requirements a) Raise the stores requisition order and collect office supplies from stores to ensure adequate supply b) Maintain office supplies to determine inventory levels and anticipate requirements c) Manage and account for office imprest to ensure adequate office supplies
QualificationsPERSON SPECIFICATIONS Essential Requirements a) A minimum of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and a maximum of a diploma b) 2 years’ experience in office management in a reputable organization c) A minimum of a credit in English Desirable Requirements a) Training in Computer Applications. b) Training in Customer care or Public Relations. c) Training in Records Management. Knowledge a) Knowledge in Records Management SPECIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES a) S/he should have good communication and customer care skills b) The incumbent should be a self-driven person c) S/he should have an impeccable record of integrity and confidentiality d) S/he should be able to work in teams e) S/he should possess good interpersonal skills f) Should be a person who pays attention to detail g) Must be able to ride a motorcycle h) S/he should have the Ability to work under pressure
5 days ago
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