Meet Tugende’s 2015 Fellows

The Tugende 2015 Fellowship Programme offered 3 individuals the unique opportunity to use their skills in support of Uganda’s entrepreneurial boda drivers. Our interns jumped into Kampala life with both feet and made a significant impact on Tugende over this exciting summer, during which we eclipsed 1000 active customers. Continue reading

Closed job posting:  Field Officers and Technical Systems Guru.

Come and join the Tugende Team!

If you too would like to help Tugende’s mission of giving thousands of entrepreneurs the opportunity to own the tools they use to make a living, now is your chance. Tugende is growing, please look at the detailed job descriptions below (or here) and apply ASAP.

Technical Systems Guru:

Our Technical Systems Guru will play a role in the effective execution of our future growth by enabling Tugende to work more efficiently and effectively. We currently serve over 1,300 customers in Kampala and two other Ugandan cities and plan to expand quickly over the next few years. As Tugende continues to scale, our needs will evolve and our systems must develop with them. Our goal is to move most of our data and processes to Salesforce, so you will play a vital role in the growth and accountability of our organization.

We are looking for an all-around IT expert, with developer experience with Salesforce. Our Salesforce CRM platform is enabling us to grow faster and work smarter, and the successful candidate will help accelerate this growth by improving the platform, training staff, and contributing to Tugende’s adoption of other technology that enables us to help our customers better and faster. The position will manage the day to day operation, configuration, internal technical support, and expansion of all of Tugende’s IT systems. Training staff with various levels of digital literacy will also be required, so an engaging and friendly attitude is essential.

Deadline: Wednesday 30th September 2015.

Click here for full Technical Systems Guru Job Description

Field Officer

The Field Officer is the main point of contact between Tugende and its clients. This role is responsible for a client’s lease approval process, from the initial class to final boda payment, cancellation or loss recovery. The Field Officer’s day-to-day responsibilities include conducting Tugende field operations (e.g. vetting, impounding, cancellations, loss recovery, etc.), managing collections, and responding to client needs. All positions are in Kampala. However, we are particularly interested in hiring field officers who speak languages from the areas of Hoima, Jinja, Masaka, Mbale, Gulu, Mbarara and may be willing to relocate there in the future.

Deadline: Saturday 19th September 2015.

Click here for full Field Officer Job Description 

How to apply: Email jobs -AT- with your CV (or resume) and cover letter. Be sure to let us know why you want to join Tugende in this capacity and why you think you’re the perfect fit for the job!