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General Manager at UMEME Staff SACCO

Vacancy title:
General Manager

Jobs at: Umeme Staff SACCO

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, August 11 2023

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, August 04 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Umeme Staff SACCO was founded and registered in Feb. 2015 under the Cooperative Act cap 112 with Registration No 11061/RCS to provide members with the opportunity to Save and access loans to develop and improve their economic and social status. In August 2022, it transformed to a Multipurpose cooperative hence providing it with an opportunity to diversify and venture in different sound business opportunities. The Cooperative is seeking for competent and self-driven individual for the Position of General Manager.

Job Summary:
The General Manager (GM) shall be the Cooperative’s main administrative officer and will oversee the day-to-day operations. Reporting to: Board Chairman


• Oversee day-to-day operations.
• Design strategy and set goals for growth.
• Manage the overall operational budgeting and financial responsibilities of the cooperative.
• Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally. • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance.
• Direct the employee assessment process.
• Prepare and propose to the Board policies and policy changes, practices, and procedure manuals, and ensure their enforcement and periodic update.
• Prepare regular reports for the Board.
• Implement the Annual General Meeting decisions, as well as recommendations made by the Supervisory Committee, External auditors, and Registrar.
• Formulate strategies and direction to drive Key performance indicators like profitability, service delivery, employee management among others.

Knowledge, Qualifications, and experience
• Bachelor’s degree in business, Accounting/finance, or related field
• Master’s degree in business administration or management (Added Advantage)
• Professional qualification (Completed exams or as a finalist of CPA, CIMA, CIFA, ACCA) is an added advantage.
• 8 years’ working experience with at least 5 years in a supervisory role (preferably financial institution)
• Experience in Cooperative processes, products, and systems. Experience in dealing with different stakeholder at different levels both internal and external.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested applicants must submit cover letter, an updated CV, academic documents, and all relevant qualifications to   (all should be zipped in one folder). The deadline for applications is 11th August 2023 (Not later than 1700 hrs. Local Time).


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