Marketing Communications Manager Job at KCB Bank

Vacancy: Marketing Communications Manager
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

General Purpose

To develop, establish and maintain marketing, Communication, CSR and PR strategies to meet organizational objectives. Effective management of the marketing, advertising and promotional activities of the organization.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
Marketing

Manage and coordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities
Conduct market research to determine market requirements for existing and future products
Analysis of customer research, current market conditions and competitor information
Develop and implement marketing plans and projects for new and existing products
Manage the productivity of the marketing plans and projects
Monitor, review and report on all marketing activity and results
Determine and manage the marketing budget.
Deliver marketing activity within agreed budget.
Develop pricing strategy.
Liaison with media and advertising.

Expansion of Service Delivery Outlets.

Provide significant and strategic input in the development and implementation of channel expansion strategy.
Develop new service delivery channels to ensure that the bank attains its growth objectives.
Manage business relationships with key supplies to ensure that services/products procured meet the quality and brand standards and cost effectiveness.

Strategic Marketing & Communications.

Responsible for the overall management of marketing, advertising, promotions, database, marketing, market research and new product development.
Build and lead the marketing team to successfully formulate and execute corporate marketing strategies in line with the vision of the bank.
Develop and execute product marketing strategies for launching, growing and sustaining the new or repackaged products.
Conduct market research and explore critical marketing opportunities, partnerships, strategic alliances etc.
Integrate marketing with business to ensure maximization of marketing efforts and business goals.
Manage and be accountable for corporate sponsorships, marketing budgets, timelines and results.


PR & CSR Activities;

Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with internal and external audiences.
Plan and direct development and informational programs to maintain favorable public and stakeholder perception of banks accomplishments and agenda.
Manage all bank launches and promotional activities.
Study objectives, promotional policies and needs of the bank to develop public relations strategies will influence public opinion or promote ideas, products and services.
Develop in country CSR strategies and implement the same.
Coordinate CSR activities with KCB Foundation management.


Necessary Qualifications:

Business or marketing-related degree or equivalent professional qualification.
Experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies.
Technical marketing skills.
Proven experience in customer and market research.
Relevant product and industry knowledge.
Experience with relevant software applications.

Key Competencies

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Organization and planning.
Problem analysis and problem-solving.
Team-leadership.
Formal presentation skills.
Persuasiveness.
Adaptability.
Innovation.
Judgment.
Decision-making.
Stress tolerance.
Collaboration.

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers

NFT Consult - Uganda

Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero

Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24 , 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to inquiries@nftconsult.com.

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY, please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Deadline: 29/9/2010

Office Assistant Job at British-American

Vacancy: Office Assistant - Tea/Coffee
REPORT TO: the Personal Assistant/Secretary
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Our client British-American is a leading financial services organization with global presence in Kenya, Mauritius, London and Malta. Their vision is to be the most trusted financial services company as they seek to offer superior insurance and asset management services to individuals, business corporations and non-governmental organizations. As part of their growth strategy, the company will be diversifying its Insurance operation to the Ugandan market.

Job Purpose:

Assess the cleanliness and hygiene situation of the establishment and detect current and potential problems.

Nature and Scope:

He/she will be responsible for ensuring and maintaining a clean work place; and preparing and serving tea to other staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To clean the office on a daily basis;
To mop the floor and remove spillage;
To collect and remove waste/rubbish from work area to collection point as directed;
To prepare tea for the employees as and when required;
To serve tea as directed;
To wash the dishes and ensure that the kitchen is in order
To clear the office desks and ensure a clear desk policy in the office
To clean the carpet, windows and remove stains
To report any breakages, leakages, shortages, etc;
To ensure stock levels in the pantry are maintained (e.g. sugar, tea, soap, etc)
To clean and maintain cleaning equipment as instructed;
Continuous monitoring of the cleanliness of facilities and other equipment;
Informs the management for the need of extensive repairs and other major renovations in the work area or office;
Perform simple sterilization procedures such as boiling rugs and other cloths;
Monitoring hazards in the office such as those related to fire and electricity;
To carry out any other duties as assigned.


Necessary Qualifications:

Minimum Education Form 1V (O Levels) mean grade of C;
Two –years work experience in a similar position;
Occupational Health certificate or similar certificate to be issued annually or as directed by the Ministry of Public Health
Good communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to maintain confidentiality;
Computer literacy will be an added advantage.

Key competencies for the role:

Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment;
Ability to work in a fast paced and highly entrepreneurial environment;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills ;
Ability to multi-task;
High standards of personal integrity;
Ability to work with minimum supervision;
Good timekeeping.
Performance Standards:
Strong work ethic;
Clean and safe work environment;
Tea is served on time.

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers.

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

OR

NFT Consult - Rwanda, Plot 8721, Golf Course Road, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda.
Tel: +250 252570099, +250 0755335419, +250 0785119453.

If applying online, please send an email to BritishAmericanjobs@nftconsult.com.

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

deadline: 29/9/2010

Internal Auditor Vacancy

Job Title: Internal Auditor

REPORTING TO: Board of Governors

ROLE PURPOSE: To provide independent and objective assessment and appraisal of all the various activities of all departments and sections throughout the hospital. Be proactive in the detection and assessment of losses and risks with a view to prevent occurrence and bring them to the attention of management for timely action.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Audit Planning/Design: Develop and implement a comprehensive annual audit programme/plan for the evaluation of management controls, both financial and non-financial.

2. Conducting Audits: Develop audit procedures and systems. Examine the effectiveness of all levels of management in their responsibility for the use of resources to secure value for money, their compliance with established policies and procedures. Oversees implementation of audit findings and recommendations.

3. Reporting: To provide a written quarterly and annual assurance to the BOG on the adequacy and application of internal control systems operating throughout the hospital. Recommends changes, ensures that company policies and procedures are followed, and establishes techniques to discover and prevent fraud.

4. Improving the Practice of Audits/Championing Risk Management

Identify areas for improvement for the hospital as a whole, develop methodologies to improve the audit process and provide assistance to the hospital in meeting regulatory requirements.

Ensure that internal audits and advice is provided in an impartial and professional manner and in accordance with all relevant Codes of Practice, Standards, Professional and Technical Guidelines, Recommendations etc.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Finance qualification with Internal Audit Experience of at least 3 years

ACCA or CPA certification a requirement.

Membership to IAAU is an added advantage.

EXPERIENCE:

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ post qualification of ACCA or CPA significant experience in Internal Audit roles at a management level in a medium sized organization.

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

• Strong analytical and evaluation ability, Strong planning and organizational skills.

• Well-developed managerial and leadership skills.

• Good report writing and presentation skills and high level of computer literacy.

• The ability to work to tight deadlines, sensitive to the proper handling of confidential matters.

Remuneration

• An attractive package awaits a successful candidate.

Submission of Applications:

Application accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, applicant’s Daytime telephone contact, three competent referees one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be hand delivered to:

The Human Resource Manager

St. Raphael of St. Francis Hospital Nsambya

P. O. Box 7146, Kampala

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 1st October 2010. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



St. Raphael of St. Francis Hospital – Nsambya

Tel. +256-41-267012-3 P. O. Box 7146 Kampala – Uganda Fax +256-41-267870

e-mail: nsambyahop@africaonline.co.ug and aispokampala@africaonline.co.ug

Website: www.st-francis-nsambya.org

New Job Vacancies at Goal Uganda

Job Title: Maintenance Training Officer
Location: Bugiri
The maintenance Training Officer will implement various maintenance training modules conducting training of trainer including but not limited to maintenance of fuel efficient stoves and houses.

Essential Requirements
• Diploma in building and civil engineering;
• Minimum 2 years experience in community training;
• Proven experience in construction and maintenance of fuel efficient stoves;
• Proven ability to train;
• Proven experience in rural development programmes and activities;
• Commitment to beneficiary accountability and humanitarian ethics;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; fluency in either; Luganda, Lusoga, or Lusamya;
• Ability to ride a motorcycle.

Desirable
• Diploma in Education.
Apply for this job

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application which must Include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by close of business Wednesday 22nd September 2010 to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator
GOAL Uganda
P.O. BOX 33140
KAMPALA
LUBBOBO CLOSE,MUYENGA,NEXT TO DED

Or
Email to:vacancies@goaluganda.com.

Supervisor Jobs at Goal

Job Title: Construction Supervisor
Location: Pader/Agago
Under the direct supervision of the Construction Manager, the Construction Supervisor is responsible for supervising construc¬tion of education facilities in Pader/Agago district.

Essential Requirements
• Diploma in Ciyil or Construction Engineering or its equivalent,
• Minimum 5 years of relevant experience supervising construction and refurbishment of institutional buildings;
• Computer skills in Microsoft applications;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• Commitment to beneficiary accountability and humanitarian ethics;
• Ability to ride a motorcycle.
Apply for this job

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application which must Include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by close of business Wednesday 22nd September 2010 to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator
GOAL Uganda
P.O. BOX 33140
KAMPALA
LUBBOBO CLOSE,MUYENGA,NEXT TO DED

Or
Email to:vacancies@goaluganda.com.

Human Resources and Administration Officer Job at Goal Uganda

Job Title: Human Resources and Administration Officer
Location: Pader/Agago
The post holder will be working within the Kalongo programme office team. This role will strengthen the human resource and administration work in GOAL'S Pader/Agago Programme.

This will be done by providing human resource support to Pader/Agago district field operations in accordance with human resource policy and procedures and providing administration support to the programme in accordance with GOAL's standard operating procedures. The post holder will directly line manage 4 domestic staff and will also provide support to the Abim District Programme.

Essential Requirements:
• University degree in Human Resource Management and at least 3 years relevant HR experience in a similar role or Social Sciences, Administration or Management and at least 5 years HR experience in a similar role;
• Proven experience in conducting interviews;
• Proven problem solving customer service skills: the ability to successfully provide support to staff and guide managers;
• Excellent communication skills (written correspondence, verbal communication, regular feedback) in English language and interpersonal skills for a cross-cultural work environment;
• Pro-active, flexible, team player, motivated, with ability to work well and independently under pressure in a fast-paced team environment;
• Proven people management skills;
• Excellent skills in MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook;
• Willingness to work and live in a remote environment.

Desirable
• Post-graduate training in Human Resource Management;
• Analytical skills;
• Ability to comfortably make Power Point presentations.
Apply for this job

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application which must Include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by close of business Wednesday 22nd September 2010 to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator
GOAL Uganda
P.O. BOX 33140
KAMPALA
LUBBOBO CLOSE,MUYENGA,NEXT TO DED

Or
Email to:vacancies@goaluganda.com.

Current Jobs at Goal Uganda

Job Title: Water and Sanitation Assistant
Location: Abim

Essential Requirements
• Diploma in Civil/Water Engineering/Hydrology, Public Health/Environmental Health Engineering or an equivalent;
• At least two years experience in the Water and Sanitation field and post conflict in a humanitarian setting;
• Demonstrated experience in design of water and sanitation facilities and construction; management/supervision;
• Demonstrated experience in water quality testing;
• Computer literacy In Microsoft Office;
• Willingness to live and work In an Insecure rural environment;
• Ability to ride a motorcycle.

Desirable
• Fluency in English or Atur;
• Group and Adult facilitations skills and experience;
• Experience I the ground water abstraction for both deep and shallow
Apply for this job

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application which must Include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by close of business Wednesday 22nd September 2010 to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator
GOAL Uganda
P.O. BOX 33140
KAMPALA
LUBBOBO CLOSE,MUYENGA,NEXT TO DED

Or
Email to:vacancies@goaluganda.com.

Communications and information Management Specialist Vacancy (1 position)

POSITION: Communications and information Management Specialist
COMMITMENT: Full Time
REPORTS TO: Deputy Marketing and Communications Director
Job Summary: To ensure that marketing work plans for all PACE products

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Advise and provide leadership on technical matters to the community mobilization coordinators with a focus on marketing and behavioral impact communications for all PACE products and services
• Train, supervise, mentor and provide technical assistance to Community Based Organizations on the implementation of IPC/8CC activities
• Document evidence to decision making processes for a marketing activities
• Prepare creative briefs, for the development of target appropriate EC and BCC materials for alt PACE programs
• Develop and implement communication strategies for various PACE programs.
• Liaise with program managers to develop BCC
• Document implementation processes and outcomes for all PACE programs arid develop case studies for publication and sharing of best practices
• Maintain a comprehensive database on all communications/marketing process level indicators
• Liaise with the graphics manager to develop and design 1EC materials
• Disseminate key information about PACE to external stakeholders through various communication tools
• Represent PACE at MoH communications related meetings and technical working groups
• Perform other duties as ass Communications.

Qualifications and Competencies:
• Bachelors Degree in Communications, Journalism, Anthropology, Social Sciences or related field
• Advanced degree preferred
• 3 years experience developing communication materials
• Experience in supervising teams
• Excellent writing and presentation skills
• Demonstrated ability to facilitate training events
• Excellent verbal and written communication skiffs
• Combined experience with the private sector and Non-governmental organization is preferred
• Demonstrated ability to work with various partners including donors, MoH, Local governments, CBO's arid NGO's
• Has communications competency, analytical/ exploratory outlook, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Apply for this job

Please submit all applications (clearly labeled) to;

Human Resource Manager
PACE at Plot 2 Ibis Vale
Kololo,
Or e-mail them to snshemeire@pace.org.ug before Wednesday 29th September, 2010 (not later than 5.00pm). If you don't hear from us by 6th October 2010, consider yourself unsuccessful

Program Coordinator Vacancy at International Rescue Committee

Job Title: CYPD/LEAP Program Coordinator
Location: Kampala with frequent travel upcountry


Key qualifications:

• Advanced degree in Education or any development related fields with five (5) years of experience in education management, coordination, implementation at district or national level in conflict/post conflict setting;
• Proven knowledge in teacher training, participatory appraisal or assessment techniques and budget development and management;
• Experience in working with the UN, EU and US donors,
International and national NGOs and government agencies.
• Must have very good analytical and report writing skills, proposal writing, communication and interpersonal skills, training and presentation skills;
• Good organizational skills, flexible and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced multi -tasking environment;
Apply for this job

To Apply Send CV, copies of certificates and cover letter to;

The Human Resources/Administration Coordinator,
International Rescue Committee,
P.O. Box 24672 Kampala
OR Email: hr.irc@uganda.theirc.org.
Deadline: 29th September 2010.

Jobs Vacancies Uganda- Children’s Rights and Advocacy Specialist

Job Title: Children’s Rights and Advocacy Specialist
Location: Kampala

Reporting to the Programme Support Manager, the incumbent will act as a resource to the planning, implementation, learning and evaluation of country program strategies with the aim of continuously improving the quality of our Children's Rights and Advocacy programming, He/she will lead on programme design, advocacy, research, and capacity building in this technical field in Plan Uganda.

Main Responsibilities
1. Leads the design, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of child-centered programmes and projects on Children's Rights.
2. Leads the development and delivery of Plan Uganda's Advocacy Strategy
3. Leads Plan Uganda's programme on Birth and Death Registration
4. Provides support in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of child-centered programmes and projects on Children's Rights and Advocacy
5. Supports resource mobilization and the development of grant proposals
6. Facilitates capacity building and organisational learning through delivery of trainings, documentation and dissemination of information on Children's Rights and Advocacy programmes.
7. Represents Plan at national level on matters relating to Children's Rights programming and networks within and outside of Plan
8. Develops and/or supports partnerships and cooperation with other organisations at national level on child-centred activities and interventions relating to Children's Rights programming,

Essential Competencies and Experience
• Master's degree (preferred) in Human Rights, Social Sciences or its equivalent.
• At least 5 years managerial or technical advisory experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of Children's Rights and Advocacy programmes.
• Significant legal training/background and professional training on programming and/or related field
• Knowledge of the environment and current effective
• Plan, practice of Children's Rights and Advocacy program Uganda.
• Demonstrable abilities in planning, budgeting and
• Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead and motivate people to work in teams
• Excellent communication skills, both in written English and in face-to-face presentations.
• Skilled in the use of standard computer software.
• Willingness to undertake extensive travel throughout Uganda and internationally [at least 30% of time)

Personal Attributes:
• Promotes high performance among staff
• Provides vision and direction on Children's rights
• Open to feedback and willing to try new approaches on Children's Rights and Advocacy
• Good at coaching staff and leading people
• Communicates effectively
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified candidates should submit a handwritten letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three referees, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 28th September, 2010.

People and Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075,
Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th September, 2010.

New Jobs at Plan International Uganda

Job Title: Monitoring and Documentation Coordinators
Location: Luwero, Lira and Tororo

The positions are based at district level and will report to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Manager based in Kampala.

Main responsibilities
• Support consistent monitoring and documentation of Plan's programmes in the district.
• Develop indicators and monitoring formats for Plan's projects in the district
• Coordinate research, project evaluations, and organisational learning and documentation initiatives within the district.
• Liaise with and support partners at local level on monitoring and documentation.
• Conduct basic training and coaching for staff and partners on monitoring and documentation.
• Support local management in all monitoring and documentation related activities.
• Support the utilization of the corporate M and E system within the district.

Required Competencies:
• Experience and skills in monitoring and documentation of projects, including development of indicators
• Demonstrated skills in the use of participatory approaches, case studies and rights-based programming.
• Excellent skills in report writing and project documentation
• A University degree in social sciences, development or other related discipline
• At least 3 years working experience in a relevant field
• Experience in using data management systems
• Well developed team building, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication and use of common software packages.
• Experience in working in NGO sector is an added advantage
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified candidates should submit a handwritten letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three referees, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 28th September, 2010.

People and Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075,
Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Current Jobs at Plan Uganda

Job Title: Project Coordinator-Youth Project
Location: Tororo

The Project Coordinator will report to the Programme Support Manager and will be the team leader for this project; the position is therefore both a technical and a managerial position. The successful candidate will support all project and partner related activities in Tororo and Lira districts. He/She will supervise two Project Facilitators ensuring that the project objectives are realized in line with the objectives of the Project.

Major Responsibilities /Key Result Areas
1. Develop and implement timely and quality quarterly project implementation plans
2. Ensure that all aspects of the project are in compliance with EC standards
3. Take responsibility for project reporting in line with EC requirements
4. Organize regular performance review meetings with the key project stakeholders
5. Ensure adequate stakeholder consultation and participation at all project stages
6. Supervise and appraise project staff to ensure quality delivery of the project
7. Compile and disseminate reports to the project stakeholders
8. Participate in supervising the work of partner organizations
9. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds allocated to implementing partners
10. Ensure that the project documents are well maintained
11. Participate in operational research related to the project
12. Manage project resources efficiently and effectively
13. Take a lead role in ensuring the Projects EC visibility Plan implemented as planned

Essential Competencies and Experience
• A Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business administration, Finance, development studies, entrepreneurs flip
• At least 5 years experience with a minimum of three years experience in implementing of life skills interventions for young people preferably with an International Non-Governmental Organization
• At least three years prior experience of managing as well implementing EC grants
• Knowledge of key donor requirements for the EC
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with local partners
• Proven skills and experience in report writing, computer, team management and budget management

Personal Attributes:
• Ability and willingness to travel extensively within the country
• Demonstrates a "self-starter" attitude and an ability to take initiative
• Demonstrates an ability to participate in a team-working environment
• Is honest, fair and truthful with a high degree of confidentiality
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified candidates should submit a handwritten letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three referees, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 28th September, 2010.

People and Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075,
Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th September, 2010.

As a child centered development organization. Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate.

The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

Project Facilitator Job at Plan International

Position: Project Facilitator-Youth Project
Location: Tororo,Lira.Uganda

Major Responsibilities /Key result areas
1. Coordinate and participate in mobilization of young people to participate in the programme
2. Prepare budgets, work-plans, and reports and ensure that project budgets are effectively managed
3. Promote resource mobilization initiatives that enhance the performance of young people
4. Participate in information research to support youth programming
5. Work with stakeholders to refine indicators for evaluating the project successes
6. Organize participatory reviews, experience sharing, and planning for a joint assessment of progress on the project activities
7. Prior experience of writing reports for the EC (Financial and Narrative)
8. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds allocated to implementing partners
9. Effective integration of project activities with other Plan supported initiatives in the Programme Unit
10. Coordinate with District stakeholders to promote initiatives that promote the empowerment of young people

Essential Competencies and Experience

• A Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business administration, Finance, development studies, entrepreneurship
• At least 4 years experience on livelihood enhancement projects targeting young people
• Solid experience in community mobilization approaches and coordination with government authorities /local authorities
• At least three years prior experience of managing EC grants
• Knowledge of key donor requirements for the EC
• Ability to work effectively with donors and partner organizations
• Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office Software
• Experience in report writing, and tracking of project budgets and other resources
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified candidates should submit a handwritten letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three referees, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 28th September, 2010.

People and Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075,
Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th September, 2010.

Jobs Vacancies at Plan Uganda

Job Title: Project Accountant
Location: Lira


Major Responsibilities /Key Result Areas:

1. Participate in the preparation, management and control of the budget
2. Write all project financial reports in line with EC formats and agreed standards
3. Ensure that taxes are not charged to the grant in line with the EC tax reporting requirements
4. Ensure proper management and maintenance of project assets including those used by the partner
5. Fleet management of project vehicle and cycles including those used by the partners
6. Proper record keeping, documentation and management of the asset register
7. Proper management of project inventory/stationary stocks and reconciliations
8. Assist the Project coordinator to manage the project budget in line with set policies and guidelines
9. Any other task as may be assigned by the supervisor

Essential Competencies and Experience
• A University Degree in Commerce or Business Administration with a bias in Accounting
• At least 3 years working experience in a busy organization preferably in an NGO
• Experience in fleet, assets, stores and office management with large organizations preferably NGOs
• Prior management and supervisory experience
• Experience in fleet management, use of MS- office applications and accounting software packages such as SUN, Tally,Sage

Personal Attributes:
• Team building and strategic planning skills
• Strong problem solving ability and comfort with multi¬tasking
• Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and analytical skills
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified candidates should submit a handwritten letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three referees, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 28th September, 2010.

People and Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075,
Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th September, 2010.

PAEDIATRIC HIV SERVICES COORDINATOR Vacancy at University Research Co., LLC - Centre for Human Services

Job Title: PMTCT/PAEDIATRIC HIV SERVICES COORDINATOR

Specific tasks will include:
Together with appropriate MOH team(s), carry out an evaluation of strengths and gaps within current PMTCT and paediatric HIV services at SUSTAIN-supported facilities, including technical capacity issues and
• Work with facility teams/managers, other stakeholders and MOH/ACP to rationally plan for and implement activities to build onto the strengths and address the gaps, to ensure delivery of quality services. Forge and manage partnerships with key project partners and MOH/ACP to appropriately and innovatively support the MOH/ACP, district health and facility managers and service delivery teams to implement the Uganda PMTCT/EID and paediatric HIV service scale up strategy within facilities supported by (he project. Specific tasks under this will include, but not limited to:
• Closely coordinate with the Ministry of Health to roll out implementation of the new PMTCT and paediatric HIV care and treatment guidelines to SUSTAIN-supported facilities, as per the MOH strategy.
• Plan for and implement MOH-developed technical and quality improvement trainings, utilization of MOH data tools and job aids to facilitate successful implementation.
• Implement follow-on support supervision, mentoring and coaching to enhance service provider application of skills to service delivery.
Ensure functional linkages and referrals/ counter-referrals between SUSTAIN-supported facilities, other facilities supported by other partners, community-based services and the private sector
With the SUSTAIN M and E manager and MOH relevant team, develop and implement an activity documentation, monitoring and progress reporting framework that addresses requirements of the MOH, USAID and SUSTAIN project.

Minimum Qualifications
• A basic degree in human medicine, with a relevant post-graduate qualification (at least Master level) in public health or clinical medicine.
• At least 3 years experience in managing HIV programs in Uganda, preferably in the areas of PMTCT and/or paediatric HIV services.
programs in Uganda, preferably in the areas of PMTCT and/or paediatric HIV services. Knowledge of the current policy, programming and practice trends in the field of PMTCT, Early Infant Diagnosis and paediatric HIV care and treatment.
• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) Fluent written and spoken English
Apply for this job

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified applicants must submit all relevant documents to the SUSTAIN Office by: 12pm, 24th September, 2010. Please send your CV, photocopies of certificates and testimonials as well as names and contact information for 3 professional references to the following address or e-mail:

Strengthening Uganda's Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN)

University Research Co., LLC - Centre for Human Services
Plot 7, Ntinda View Crescent - Naguru
P.O Box 28745, Kampala - Uganda
Email: hr-uganda@urc-chs.com
(Indicate on the envelope or subject line the position you are applying for)

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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POSITION: LABORATORY SERVICES STRENGTHENING SPECIALIST

Job Description
The Laboratory Services Strengthening Specialist will work closely with relevant departments of the MOH and AIDS Control Program (ACP), respective regional referral and district hospitals, as well as district health teams and other HIV program implementing partners to plan for and provide the required support to strengthen capacity of selected public health facilities, laboratories, as per the Uganda Ministry of Health and SUSTAIN project strategies.

Specific tasks will include:

• As part of capacity building initiatives for SUSTAIN-supported health care facilities, lead an exercise for assessment of training needs at the facilities, together with other partners and the MoH.

• Following the assessment, work with other implementing partners and MOH/ACP and CPHL to develop and implement work plans for strengthening capacity of laboratory staff from each of the facilities through training, mentoring and support supervision.

• Working closely with MoH and CPHL and other partners to lead and coordinate a laboratory renovation needs assessment exercise at supported Region at Referral Public Hospitals; develop and implement a renovation plan; and coordinate and supervise the renovation process, ensuring that duplication of effort and resources is avoided.
• Work with respective health care facility teams and other partners to develop/strengthen and ensure efficiency of systems for transporting test samples and results to and from referral laboratories.

• Reviewing the HIV-related tests equipment available at laboratories for 24 public health facilities supported by SUSTAIN, and together with various stakeholders, rationalize what additional equipment may be need, including maintenance and servicing systems in place, and/or may be needed in each laboratory.
• Closely working with appropriate MOH departments and individual facilities to ensure that H1V related laboratory test supplies and reagents, including ensuring a reliable system for a buffer supply, are well managed.
• Ensuring there are systems and standard operating procedures for preventative maintenance of equipment in supported facilities. Leading a SUSTAIN-supported process
• Leading a SUSTAIN-supported process and activities to develop and implement individual facilities with respect to, among other areas: capability to provide their own HIV-related laboratory services, strengthened capacity of laboratory personnel and equipment maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelors Degree in Laboratory Science or equivalent degree qualification. Additional post-graduate qualifications/training will be of added advantage.
• At least 5 years of demonstrable practical experience with managing HIV laboratory programs in Uganda, specifically planning for and delivering of laboratory services within the context of MOH and PEPFAR programs in the country.
• In-depth knowledge of the current approaches in the field of adult and paediatric HIV prevention, care, treatment and monitoring laboratory service set-up and delivery in Uganda will be required.
• Excellent written and oral communication and
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and others) Fluent written and spoken English.
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APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified applicants must submit all relevant documents to the SUSTAIN Office by: 12pm, 24th September, 2010. Please send your CV, photocopies of certificates and testimonials as well as names and contact information for 3 professional references to the following address or e-mail:

Strengthening Uganda's Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN)

University Research Co., LLC - Centre for Human Services
Plot 7, Ntinda View Crescent - Naguru
P.O Box 28745, Kampala - Uganda
Email: hr-uganda@urc-chs.com
(Indicate on the envelope or subject line the position you are applying for)

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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