More Job Vacancies at the US Embassy in Uganda

Job Title: Class B Cashier; FP-6; FSN-8

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 079/2010 Date: 09/20/2010

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Class B Cashier; FP-6; FSN-8
OPENING DATE: September 22, 2010
CLOSING DATE: October 05, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
"The American Embassy is seeking for an individual for the position of Class B Cashier in the Budget and Fiscal Section."
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
This position is located in the Budget and Fiscal Office of the Management Office. Incumbent serves as a Principal Class B Cashier for the Embassy and is responsible for Cashier Operations with a total advance of $65,000.00. Supervision is provided by the Financial Management Officer.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Diploma in accounting or finance is required.
2. Work Experience: Two years progressively responsible experience in voucher examining, accounting, cashiering or bookkeeping is required.
3. Language Requirement: Level III spoken and written English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Must have good knowledge of financial transactions, accounting and bookkeeping vocabulary at a level sufficient to read and understand regulations, policies and procedures is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: The ability to work independently, high level of honesty and integrity, courtesy, promptness and deference to customers, time management; ability to maintain a well-organized office, very good computer skills, especially in the use of word processing, database, excel spreadsheets; must be comfortable enough with calculators to catch on quickly to simple calculations; must have the ability to work in a high-volume productivity environment and handle issues promptly; ability to relate and apply the basic requirements of applicable regulations and procedures to the cashiering process, and to judge when additional guidance is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5

By Fax:
0414-341-863

Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov













DEFINITIONS



1. Eligible Family Member (EFM): An individual related to a US Government employee in one of the following ways:
• Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610);
• Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support. The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and adopted children and those under legal guardianship of the employee or the spouse when such children are expected to be under such legal guardianship until they reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian;
• Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of the employee or of the spouse, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support;
• Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, or of the spouse, when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support.

2. US Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:
• US Citizen; and,
• EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and,
• Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either:

1. Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post of assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
2. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.
3. Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): EFM (see above) eligible for a Family Member Appointment for purposes of Mission employment:
• Is a U.S. citizen; and
• Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) or a child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
• Is listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126, Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report, of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), and who is under chief of mission authority; and
• Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, office of the American Institute in Taiwan.
• Does not receive a Foreign Service or Civil Service annuity
4. Member of Household (MOH): An individual who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S. Foreign Service post or establishment abroad, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. An MOH is:
• Not an EFM; and,
• Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,
• Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part of his/her household.

A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative or adult child who falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family member. A MOH does not have to be a US Citizen.
4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who:
• Is not a citizen of the host country; and,
• Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and,
• Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,
• Has a US Social Security Number (SSN).

NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.
5. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or US citizen who:
• Is locally resident; and,
• Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,
• Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.

EFMs without US Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including US citizens, are compensated in accordance with the Local Compensation Plan (LCP).

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: October 02, 2010
The US Mission in Kampala) provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel

Current Jobs at the US Embassy

Job Title: Protocol/Events Coordinator

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 090/2010 Date: 09/17/2010

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates

POSITION: Protocol/Events Coordinator
OPENING DATE: September 17, 2010
CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time: 40 hours/ week
POSITION GRADE: FP-6, FSN 08
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The U.S. Embassy in Kampala is seeking an individual for the position of Protocol/Events Coordinator.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent provides mission support in coordination of official representational events, particularly those events taking place at the EMR and DCR. Incumbent will coordinate closely with control officers of all agencies and sections, with ORE staff and with the Executive office. Incumbent is supervised by the Ambassador's OMS.


A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Two years of college or university studies in liberal arts or social sciences is required.
2. Work Experience: Two years of work experience in managing protocol activities, office management, public relations, secretarial or managing executive services is required
3. Language Requirement: Level IV (fluent) English speaking, reading and writing ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Familiarity with Government protocol guides, general etiquette and social morals and those aspects of the political situation is required
5. Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in the use of Microsoft programs, specifically MS Word and Outlook; excellent people skills and ability to develop contacts at all levels within the Government and private sector ; ability to prioritize work, work independently, on own initiative and under pressure, is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

DEFINITIONS

1. Eligible Family Member (EFM): An individual related to a US Government employee in one of the following ways:
• Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610);
• Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support. The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and adopted children and those under legal guardianship of the employee or the spouse when such children are expected to be under such legal guardianship until they reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian;
• Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of the employee or of the spouse, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support;
• Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, or of the spouse, when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support.

2. US Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:
• US Citizen; and,
• EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and,
• Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either:

1. Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post of assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
2. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.
3. Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): EFM (see above) eligible for a Family Member Appointment for purposes of Mission employment:
• Is a U.S. citizen; and
• Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) or a child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
• Is listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126, Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report, of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), and who is under chief of mission authority; and
• Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, office of the American Institute in Taiwan.
• Does not receive a Foreign Service or Civil Service annuity
4. Member of Household (MOH): An individual who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S. Foreign Service post or establishment abroad, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. An MOH is:
• Not an EFM; and,
• Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,
• Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part of his/her household.

A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative or adult child who falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family member. A MOH does not have to be a US Citizen.


4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who:
• Is not a citizen of the host country; and,
• Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and,
• Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,
• Has a US Social Security Number (SSN).

NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.
5. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or US citizen who:
• Is locally resident; and,
• Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,
• Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.

EFMs without US Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including US citizens, are compensated in accordance with the Local Compensation Plan (LCP).

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: September 30, 2010

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Current Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title: Consultant in Project Planning and Management
Location: Kampala


(a) Duties and Responsibilities:
i.Developing training programmes
ii.Marketing UMI training Programmes
iii. Developing training materials and case studies.
iv. Facilitating on raining programmes of the Institute.
v. Evaluating the impact of training given to participants.
vi. Conduct research and publish.
vii. Carry out consultancy services to UMI Clients.
viii.Supervising graduate students.
ix. Developing customized short courses for practitioners.
x. Setting examinations/course work and marking.

(b) Person Specifications:
i. A Bachelors Degree (Hons) and Masters Degree from a recognized University/ Institution in a field of study related to the job applied for.
ii. A PhD in a related field of study will be an added advantage.
iii. Applicants possessing relevant professional qualifications will have an added advantage.
iv. Applicants should have at least three years' working at supervisory level gained in a reputable organization.
v. Applicants with two years' teaching experience at postgraduate level in a higher institution of learning will have added advantage.
vi, Evidence of pedagogical skills possession at postgraduate level will be an added advantage.

Rewards and other Terms at Service
Successful candidates will, on being confirmed in appointment, be offered five-year renewable contracts, a competitive basic salary complemented by housing allowance, medical allowance, transport allowance and an attractive gratuity scheme. Staffs are also provided with support for continuous personal development.
Apply for this job

MODE OF APPLICATION:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant's telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be sent to the address below not later than 5.00pm 1, October 2010.

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O. Box 20131 KAMPALA
Tel: 259722/Z65139/265140/26513B
Fax No, 259581 E-mail: admin@umi.ac.ug

Note: Those who responded to the earlier advert for positions 1 and 2 need not to re- apply

Administrative Assistant Vacancy at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Mbale

(a) Duties and Responsibilities
(I) Managing the assigned office
(Ii) Performing a Public Relations function
(iii) Documents production, processing and custody
(iv) Providing administrative support to the training function at the centre
(v) Managing the computer laboratory
(vi) Supervising staff at the centre.

(b) Person Specifications
(i) The Applicant should have a degree in Secretarial Studies or related field from a recognized university
(ii) Should have two years relevant experience from a reputable organization
(iii) Should have IT skills
(iv) Should have good interpersonal and communication skills
(v) Ability to supervise others and work under minimal supervision

Rewards and other Terms at Service
Successful candidates will, on being confirmed in appointment, be offered five-year renewable contracts, a competitive basic salary complemented by housing allowance, medical allowance, transport allowance and an attractive gratuity scheme. Staffs are also provided with support for continuous personal development.
Apply for this job

MODE OF APPLICATION:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant's telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be sent to the address below not later than 5.00pm 1, October 2010.

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O. Box 20131 KAMPALA
Tel: 259722/Z65139/265140/26513B
Fax No, 259581
E-mail: admin@umi.ac.ug

Note: Those who responded to the earlier advert for positions 1 and 2 need not to re- apply

Program Manager Vacancy at Housing Microfinance

Position: Housing Microfinance Program Manager- Retail Lending
The successful candidate will assume overall responsibility for the implementation of the Housing: Micro-finance Program Retail Lending activities. This includes the delivery of housing micro-loan products; and housing related support services in HFHU's areas of operation. The overall program objectives are to; enable low income families to incrementally improve; their housing and build new housing. This includes both administrative and fiscal management.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Coach, mentor and train staff of the HMF program to enable them assume their institutional roles in implementing housing microfinance retail [ending operations.
• Engage in marketing and sales activities to promote Housing microfinance among the target groups.
• Manage the retail lending portfolio to maximize total return in a manner consistent with HFH : goals and objectives.
• Implement housing microfinance best practices and methodologies
• Make recommendations to reach targets and goals white minimizing risk by identifying credit profile criteria and the most appropriate methodologies that apply to the targeted groups.
• Financial control: participate in the budgeting process, approve and review retail housing microfinance program expenditures, etc.
• Provide overall reporting for the Retail lending activities
• Representation: Represent Habitat for Humanity Uganda to micro finance associations and networks, coordinate and facilitate at both regional and local workshops.

Minimum Qualifications:
• An honors degree in Business Administration,
Economics, Microfinance, Rural Economy, Commerce or Agric. Economics
• Professional training in relevant areas of Microfinance
• Experience of 8 years in Microfinance or credit delivery
• Knowledge of: quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques; principles of supervision,training and performance evaluation; current trends in public finance mechanism for affordable housing; current trends in the fields of housing, real estate and redevelopment.

Personal Attributes:
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and training skills coupled with a high level of customer service.
• Strong business management and negotiation skills
• Excellent report writing skills and computer literacy
• Excellent organizational planning and analytical skills
• Strong willingness to work in the field
• High level of commitment to community work with minimum supervision
• Fluency in English and Ugandan languages
• Conversant with the regulatory framework for the Microfinance industry in Uganda.
Apply for this job

Interested applicants should send their applications with the relevant attachments plus three competent referees to the following address latest by close of business on Monday 27th September 2010.
The National Director,
Habitat for Humanity Uganda
Plot 7206, Bukasa Close
Off Muyenga Tank - Hill Road
P.0. Box 9873, Kampala- Uganda
Email: noffice@hfhuganda.org

Accounting Officer Job at Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

JOB REF: CAA/AD/09/2010
Job Title: Accounting Officer (Billing)
Accounting Officer (Billing)
Salary Level: 11
Reports to: Finance Manager

Purpose: The position exists to ensure and supervise the effective implementation of a billing system to provide the organization with accurate and timely information for revenue and debt collection.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
1. Billing Management
a) Ensures timely billing to CAA trade debtors through the SUN Accounting System.
b) Ensures continuous existence of an effective CAA
c) Ensures accuracy in billing in regard to gross turnover and commission's payable by concessionaries.
d) Ensures that all billing is in accordance with the contract that is in place.
e) Ensures effectiveness of the CAA billing process by adequate supervision to ensure that timely (annual/ monthly) billing is done for all credit customers.
f) Ensures accuracy of the bills through accurate inputting and posting.
g) Attends to customer queries, issues on invoicing/services rendered in a timely and accurate manner.
h) Ensures timely and accurate inputting of revenue data for the system to generate correct debtors status. i) Checks on accuracy of data inputting for accurate debtors statement production to avoid delays in debt collection.

2. Preparation of monthly revenue reports
a) Prepares monthly analytical revenue reports, which | include billings summary on all aeronautical and non-aeronautical revenue sources.
b) Advices on the monthly revenue billing process to enable forecasting of cash flows for the business.
c) Ensures that timely Output VAT schedules are generated.

3. Maintenance of billing records
a) Maintains and updates an invoice register to ensure accurate information at all times
b) Accurately reconciles invoices with revenue register management and planning purposes

4. Participation in budgeting process.
a) Prepares data input to support CAA budgeting process
b) Ensures timely availability and accuracy of the) 2010.required data for budgeting purposes and development of staff that are dedicated to outstanding performance in the department,

5. Human Resource Management
b) Advises the Finance Manager on the Department's manpower requirements and ensures staff development within the Department. That are dedicated to outstanding performance in the department
c) Advises the Finance Manager on the department‘s manpower requirements and ensures staff development within the department.
d) Implements performance management on staff in the department
e) Quantifies the capability gaps of skills and competencies and recommends implementation of programs to close the capability gap through the Finance Manager.

EDUCATION
* B.Com (Hons) or BBA (Hons) Accounting/Finance option obtained from a recognized University and professional qualification with minimum of certificate stage of ACCA or Level II of CPA (K) or CPA (U).

EXPERIENCE
* Minimum of 4 years experience in accounting work in a large organization of good repute.
* Specific experience in billing and revenue collection is essential.
* Familiarity with Sun accounting software will be an added advantage.

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS
* Must have working knowledge in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point and computerized accounting.
* Must be able to manage daily financial transactions.
Apply for this job

HOW TO APPLY:-
Hand-written applications with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts with the Job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.

The Director Human Resource and Administration
Civil Aviation Authority Head Office.
P. O. Box 5536-KAMPALA

To be received not later than 5:00p.m on 4th October

Learning and Development Manager Job at DFCU Bank

Job Title: Learning and Development Manager

Vacancy: Learning and Development Manager
REPORT TO: Head - Human Resources.
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Purpose

To identify staff talent and achieve high professional standards of all employees through development and implementation of comprehensive and cost effective training and development solutions and to identify and develop staff talent pool to enable the Bank to grow a team of professional and performance oriented staff that are able to attain its business objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Initiate and prepare an annual training calendar and budget, process training sponsorships, and keep track of the man days.
Conduct a skills analysis for all employees & design training Interventions.
Arrange internal training and development programmes as required to meet the identified needs and evaluate the effectiveness of training programmes.
Liaise with Bank Funders to obtain grants to cover Training Budget.
Undertakes regular and periodical assessment of training needs and to develop a program to meet the identified needs.
Manage the performance management process and ensure that the exercise is conducted in a timely and effective. manner and that performance review outcomes are made use of to drive performance excellence within the Bank.
Implement the dfcu Bank strategy on talent management in collaboration with Line Managers with the primary focus of participating in the identification and development of HIPO staff and for Career Development.

Communication and Working Relationships:

Internal

Head of HR: - for consultation on policy implementation & HR initiated programs.
Bank’s Funders:- Obtaining Training Grants to Support Staff Development.
Staff and Line managers: To discuss training needs and to ensure that they are fully aware of the training opportunities available and to support Career Development Process.
All members of staff: Career counseling and capability assessments and performance consulting so that individuals realize their full potential.

External

Training Consultants HR Practitioners in the market.
Statutory Regulators.
Employer Associations.


Necessary Qualifications:

Degree level education preferably in Social Sciences or a business degree. A post graduate diploma in HRM will be an added advantage.
3 years of professional experience in Human Resource Management in a competitive business environment.
Basic Knowledge in banking is a must.
A sound knowledge of the principles of training and development as well as innovative training techniques and solutions.
Good understanding of the HR policies and procedures and ability to interpret them to employees.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills.
Good knowledge of the labour laws of Uganda.

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 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: 2010-09-30

Marketing Communications Manager at KCB Bank (Re-advertsied)

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

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 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.

Ask us about our CV Banking services.

Deadline: 2010-09-30

Project Officer Job at Concern Worldwide

Job Title: Project Officer- (Based in Moroto KADP Office, Uganda)

Job Summary: To provide and coordinate technical support to KADP to effectively and efficiently implement, monitor and evaluate Concern supported livelihood security improvement activities in Moroto and Nakapiripirit.

He/she will report to the Concern's Livelihoods Advisor, Kampala

Essential

_ University Degree in Agriculture related fields or other rural development related fields

_ Minimum of 3 years experience in rural area development

programme management functions

_ Fluent in English with very good report writing, presentation and verbal communication skills

_ Strong aptitude, effective networking/ interpersonal and team building skills

_ Demonstrated experience in integrating cross cutting issues into programmes (HIV/AIDS, GBV, DRR and gender mainstreaming)

_ Experience of budget preparation and control

_ Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications

_ Ability to plan, implement and monitor multiple activities

_ Experience in promoting participatory and advocacy approaches

_ Experience in working and programming in conflict areas

_ Experience of working with and supporting local partners including local NGOs, local government agencies and community based organizations

_ Sufficient understanding and/or past experience in working with pastoralist communities

_ Past experience in implementing EU livelihoods projects

Duration: 2 year contract

Concern is an equal opportunities employer. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide Uganda is expected to sign and abide by Concern Worldwide's Staff Code of Conduct and Programme Participant Protection Policy as an appendix to their contract of employment.

Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on Concern ensuring that the names of any new employee or volunteer do not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated list).

By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern Uganda, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern Uganda will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists.

Suitable applicants are invited to send a detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) with a covering letter, relevant certificates, name and address of at least three referees and your day contact telephone number.

Your application should be sent to:

The Human Resources Department, Concern Worldwide

Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala or email to

concern.uganda@concern.net.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is

4:00 pm, 01st October, 2010.

Administration Officer job at Concern Worldwide

Job Title: Administration Officer- Nakapiripirit

Job Summary: Ensuring that effective and efficient administrative support is provided to staff. This includes responsibility for finance, human resources, administration, logistics, security, communication, IT and for the upkeep and management of all Concern's properties in the programme location.

He/she will report to the Programme Manager, Nakapiripirit

Essential:

_ Degree or diploma in Business Administration

_ Experience in Financial Management

_ Mathematical aptitude

_ Fluent in English with good writing skills

_ Minimum of 2 years experience in an NGO or similar organization, in a similar or related position

_ Experience in stores management preferred

_ Interpersonal and communication skills

_ Computer literate (MS Word and MS Excel)

_ Ability to work in difficult isolated environment

Duration: 2 year contract

How to apply for the job

By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern Uganda, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern Uganda will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists.

Suitable applicants are invited to send a detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) with a covering letter, relevant certificates, name and address of at least three referees and your day contact telephone number.

Your application should be sent to:

The Human Resources Department, Concern Worldwide

Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala or email to

concern.uganda@concern.net.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is

4:00 pm, 01st October, 2010.

Information Technology Jobs in Uganda at Concern Worldwide

Information Officer- Nakapiripirit

Job Summary: Responsible for compiling, entering ,analyzing and disseminating IMAM program data from Nakapiripirit, Amudat, Kotido and Abim in the prescribed formats. He/she will report to the Programme Manager – Nakapiripirit

Essential:

_ Degree / Diploma in Statistics; BLISS, Records Management, Information Technology and Computer Science or any related field.

_ Proven strong analytical, report writing and computer skills

_ Documentation and records management skills

_ Personal Integrity, proactive, honesty and meticulousness

_ At least 2 years working experience on data entry and analysis

_ Basic knowledge on CMAM/IMAM will be an advantage

_ Willingness to live and work in a difficult remote area

_ Typing speed of over 40 words per minute.

Duration: 2 year contract

How to apply for the Job

Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on Concern ensuring that the names of any new employee or volunteer do not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated list).

By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern Uganda, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern Uganda will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists.

Suitable applicants are invited to send a detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) with a covering letter, relevant certificates, name and address of at least three referees and your day contact telephone number.

Your application should be sent to:

The Human Resources Department, Concern Worldwide

Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala or email to

concern.uganda@concern.net.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is

4:00 pm, 01st October, 2010.

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY Job at Chemonics International (Vacancy based in Kampala)

POSITION: DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY

Chemonics International, a Washington DC based con­sulting firm, seeks a qualified candidate for a full-time Deputy Chief of Party position for the Technical Management Agent for Civil Society Fund (CSF TMA) project. The purpose of the CSF is to bring together multiple donor funds and disperse grants to civil society that are aligned with national plans and decision taking processes and enable an effective, scaled up, and comprehensive response to HIV/AIDS and OVC.


This position is based in Kampala, Uganda and requires rel­evant work experience and appropriate educational back­ground, as outlined.

Position Description and Required Competences:

The Deputy Chief of Party has the leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience, manage­ment experience and interpersonal skills, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the program de­scription. S/he will also have experience in interacting with government agencies or international health and internation­al development organizations, host country governments and international donor agencies. S/he will have ability to indepen­dently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy. The Deputy Chief of Party will also have the primary responsibility to support the Chief of Party in overseeing staff to ensure that activities are imple­mented according to program strategy.

Required Experience and Academic Qualifications:

The proposed candidate must have:-

At least a Masters Degree in public health, business administration, or a related field.
Five additional years of in­ternational public health experience may substitute for a Masters degree; at least five years experience working in development programs for public health objectives;
Previous management experience in implementing public health programs in developing countries, preferably with similar projects;
experience in procurement processes, inventory control and distribution systems;

Responsibilities/Duties:

Supervise all project operations and support the Chief of Party in ensuring sound project implementation and strong performance;
Support the Chief of Party in overall program and budget oversight;
Serve as the acting Chief of Party during Chief of Party 3. absences;
Support the Chief of Party in communications with USAID and SC members;
Supervise and ensure strong linkages between project M&E and project communications;
Support Chief of Party in her role as key liaison to Chemonics Home Office Project Management Unit (PMU) and other Home Office resources;

Reporting:

The Deputy Chief of Party will report to the TMA Chief of Party.

Application Instructions:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their elec­tronic application in MS Word or pdf file with a CV, 3 refer­ences and a brief cover letter explaining why they are suitable for the position to: csftmarecruit@csf.or.ug Excellent past performance references are mandatory and contacts should be provided. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and the deadline for submitting appli­cations is Thursday September 30, 2010 at 5:00pm.

Please note that receipt of application does not guarantee any position with the Technical Management Agent for Civil Society Fund (CSF TMA).

PROCUREMENT AUDIT AND INVESTIGATIONS Job at PPDA

Job Title: OFFICER, PROCUREMENT AUDIT AND INVESTIGATIONS (1 POST)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reports to the Manager, Procurement Audit and

Investigations and carries out the following duties:

_ Carry out procurement and disposal audits on agreed entities in accordance with agreed procedures.

_ Generate draft audit reports for all stake holders to be reviewed by the Manager before a final report can be made.

_ Draft investigation plans to be discussed and agreed with Manager and or Director.

_ Conduct investigation, gather exhibits and review relevant reports and documentation.

_ Prepare draft investigation reports to be reviewed by the Manager.

_ Conduct physical follow-ups on recommendations of audits and investigations.

_ Prepare departmental status/progress reports on a weekly/monthly basis.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

_ An honours degree in either Procurement, Economics, Law, Accounting, Civil Engineering or Social Sciences.

_ Professional qualification in Procurement is an added advantage.

_ Minimum working experience of two (2) years. Having worked in a large government organisation will be an added advantage.

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

_ Good knowledge of the public procurement regulatory framework and disposal systems in Uganda.

_ Knowledge of procurement laws, regulations, processes and disposal systems.

_ Possession of analytical and investigation skills.

_ Good knowledge of computer management and applications.

_ Result and team oriented individual with good communication and inter personal skills.

_ High standards of integrity.

_ Ability to work under tight deadlines.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:

Full time employee on a 3 year renewable contract and an attractive salary package.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:

_ Envelopes should be clearly marked "Application for the Post of Officer, Procurement Audit and Investigations"

_ Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

_ Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

_ 3 professional references are required. Independent reference checks will be conducted.

_ A detailed CV including a hand-written application letter, copies of academic certificates and 2 current photographs of the applicant should be submitted to:

The Executive Director,

Public Procurement and

Disposal of Public Assets Authority,

5th Floor, Nakasero Towers

Plot 37/39, Nakasero Road

P.O. Box 3925,

KAMPALA

Not later than 5th October 2010 at 5.00 p.m

Finance Assistant Vacancy (1 position)

The Surgery is an international medical facility providing affordable, scientific, evidence based health care in the centre of Kampala. We specialize in providing patient orientated general practice services, travel medicine, and 24 hour emergency room care. We are recruiting for the Position of: FINANCE ASSISTANT.

Responsible for:

Ensuring that client accounts and insurance claims are managed efficiently in order to collect payments due
Ensuring that cash payments are received, receipted and processed securely
Debt collecting
Compiling and reconciling insurances and company accounts
Managing Suppliers invoices

Education and Aptitude:

Degree or diploma in accounting or related field
Qualification or depth of experience in financial management

Job related experience and knowledge:

At least 2 years experience in a similar position with a proven track record.

Experience of developing systems and procedures to serve international customers.

Please email your CV to stockley@thesurgeryuganda.org or deliver a copy to the Surgery at any time.

The Surgery
2 Acacia Avenue, P.O Box 24100, Kampala Uganda

New Jobs in Kenya. Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced can­didates to fill the following positions: EASSI’s mandate covers eight countries namely, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.

1. Program Officer Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

2. Programme Officer Reproductive Health

The Program Officers should have an African Feminist Orientation and will report to the Executive Director.

The Program Officers will take charge of all the organization’s programming and advocacy work in relation to the program areas and ensure delivery of outputs as laid out in the Strategic Plan and Annual work plans.

We are looking for women whose competencies will include:

1. Identifying opportunities for influencing policy in the sub region

2. Ability to be timely and proactive

3. Ability to mobilize coalitions and alliances to react to and partici­pate in development debates in the region.

4. Be able to galvanize collective action at national and regional levels

5. Ability to enhance the image and profile of EASSI

6. Ability to mobilize funds for the programme



Duties and Responsibilities:

Programme development, implementation and monitoring
Advocacy and lobby in the specific programme area
Monitoring and evaluation in the specific programme area
Building effective networks with all EASSI stakeholders at national, regional and international levels
Resource mobilization
Ensure production and delivery of high quality programmatic outputs

Job Requirement/Person Specification

The positions require individuals who possess the following key qualities:

● Knowledgeable about the status of women and rights based programming

● Creative and self driven

● Outstanding analytical and writing skills

● Demonstrate an understanding of African Feminism and com­mitment to promotion of women

● High level of competence

● Ability to orally communicate ideas and opinions to others in a comprehensible manner

● Ability to put ideas and opinions clearly and comprehensively in writing;

● High degree of maturity and integrity

● Good interpersonal skills; team building and management skills

● Result & Team Oriented.

● Excellent command of spoken and written English.

● Gender analysis skills

● Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision

● Effective use of time and other resources to achieve results

● Proficiency in the use of computers

● Can work in a multi cultural environment

Working knowledge of French will be an added advantage

Person Specifications:

Qualifications: A Masters Degree in a relevant field such as gender and development, social sciences, development studies. Experience in national, regional or international networking and advocacy work. Proficiency in the use of ICT and Microsoft office package.

Experience: Minimum 3 years experience in a related field.

Type of Appointment: Three years renewable Contract

Location: Kampala, Uganda.

The above positions require some traveling within the sub region and globally.

If you believe you are the right candidate for the above job, please send your Applications to:

The Executive Director

Eastern African sub Regional Support Initiative for the

Advancement of Women

P. O. BOX 24965 Kampala, or email, eassi@eassi.org

Note

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

Closing date for all applications is Thursday 30th September 2010:

A detailed CV including an application letter and 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.

Salary: An attractive and competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience will be offered to the right candidates.

Casual Jobs at Ugachick Uganda (12 employment vacancies)

UGACHICK Poultry Breeders located at Magigye Farm, Namulonge Road, Gayaza needs 12 Poultry attendants.

The suitable candidates should have the following:

Certificate in general agriculture
Knowledgeable about poultry farming
Flexible and committed

Send your application and CV with relevant academic papers to:

The Human Resource Manager,

P. BO Box 12337, Kampala

To reach her not later than 24th September, 2010

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