SIGN LANGUAGE JOBS IN UGANDA

Job Title: SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER
Reports to: Administrative Assistant
Purpose: The purpose of this position is to provide sign language interpretation services to deaf person’s inline with agreed standards and policies of NUDIPU.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
1. Facilitate communication between deaf people with the rest of the stakeholders and members.
2. Interpret from sign language to spoken language and from spoken

Minimum academic qualification:
Advanced level certificate and above plus fluency in sign interpretation.
A Sign Language Interpretation Certificate, as a minimum recognized institution.

Person specification:
Must understand and observe the Sign Language Interpretation Code of Conduct
2-year experience in the field of sign language interpretation
Good sign language interpreting skills
Have excellent interpersonal, diagnostic, problem solving and conceptual skills
Knowledge on disability issues and experience in working with persons with disabilities
Fluency in English Language

Employment terms for the position:
The successful candidate will work on probation of six months and will be awarded a two year, renewable contract upon satisfactory performance. An attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with qualification and previous work experience.

NUDIPU is an equal opportunity employer,
Apply for this job

Application procedure:
Interested candidates should address their application documents to the Executive Director, NUDIPU on the address below or deliver to NUDIPU secretariat indicating their telephone numbers (s), e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:
1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae and two referees.
2. Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV,

The Executive Director
NUDIPU P. 0. Box 8567 Kampala

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 8th October, 2010 not later than 5.00PM.

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Jobs in Uganda at National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager
Responsible for: Drivers, Office Assistant, Security Assistant, Sign Language Interpreter, Personal Assistants and Cleaner

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to coordinate the transport, security, reception, maintenance of premises and minor procurement services for NUDIPU inline with agreed standards and policies of NUDIPU.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
1. Ensure a safe, secure, clean and welcoming work environment
2. Ensure that transport is provided to NUDIPU Staff and Board for smooth performance of programme and administrative activities.
3. Ensure that the files and recording systems are accurate and kept up to date and that all contacts with external organisations are properly recorded, as appropriate.
4. Conduct general administration within the organization.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor's degree in Social sciences, Social Work, Development Studies or Bachelors of Business administration; majoring in Administration of Human Resource management.

Person specification:
Have 2 years working experience with a reputable organization.
Have good administration skills
Have excellent interpersonal, diagnostic, problem solving and conceptual skills
Be computer literate and ability to use internet
Knowledge on disability issues and experience in working with persons with disabilities Is an added advantage,

Employment terms for the position:
The successful candidate will work on probation of six months and will be awarded a two year, renewable contract upon satisfactory performance. An attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with qualification and previous work experience.

NUDIPU is an equal opportunity employer,
Apply for this job

Application procedure:
Interested candidates should address their application documents to the Executive Director, NUDIPU on the address below or deliver to NUDIPU secretariat indicating their telephone numbers (s), e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:
1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae and two referees.
2. Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV,

The Executive Director
NUDIPU P. 0. Box 8567 Kampala

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 8th October, 2010 not later than 5.00PM.

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Jobs and Vacancies at Uganda Christian University

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Salary: Attractive
Reports to: The University Council through the Vice Chancellor
Supervisor: The Vice Chancellor

Purpose of the Job:
The fundamental role of the Internal Auditor will be to provide financial, compliance and operational audits, internal control structures, accountability and proper utilization of university wide resources to ensure value for money. The person will be under the direct supervision of the Vice Chancellor.

Qualifications and experience:
The person will be required to have the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the required tasks
1. Mature, demonstrated Christian Commitment.
2. Demonstrate high standards of integrity, ethics, objective judgments and independence
3. At least a Bachelor's Degree with professional qualifications such as ACCA, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor -CISA.
4. Five (5) years experience at senior level position performing similar roles as an auditor.
5. Knowledge of having worked in an institution of higher learning or having audited such an institution will be an added advantage
6. The candidate must demonstrate computer literacy and the ability to use computer accounting packages
7. Must be familiar with the rules and regulations pertaining to the procurement of goods and services, asset management and disposal, budget and expenditure controls
8. Excellent organization skills and team player

Main duties and Responsibilities:
1. Evaluate, examine and review University policies, systems and procedures to ensure their efficient and effective application
2. Ensure compliance with internal controls in the University to guard against loss arising from lack of records, inaccurate cash flow projections, duplicate transactions, errors and fraud, unauthorized access to records and errors in management of statutory and regulatory requirements
3. Coordinate and plan with the Bursar's office for external audits
4. Carry out operational, academic, procurement and IT and information systems' audits of the university
5. Review controls and access to various accounting software and modules of the University
6. Participate in processes and internal control improvement initiatives of the University
7. Spearhead risk profiling and assist University Management with identifying and assessing strategic risks and suggest measures to mitigate the risks.
8. Produce quarterly audit reports and year end reports
9. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor and/or University Council.
Apply for this job

Application method:
1. Send an application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2. Copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts

To
The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
P. O, Box 4, Mukono
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ug

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 8th October 2010

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Jobs at CARE International In Uganda

Job Title: Project Manager

Main duties:
• Coordinate planning, development and implementation of CARE-lead activities in Uganda
• Provide overall strategic and technical leadership to the project in Uganda
• Lead the documentation and communication of project experiences and achievements for CARE Uganda, and promote effective monitoring of program activities and a learning environment
• Manage, effectively and efficiently, the program's human and other resources, while applying CARE's policies and systems, as well as donor requirements
• Develop effective linkages with governmental and non-governmental institutions and projects, and with other CARE programs and projects

Qualifications and competencies:
• A University degree (Postgraduate qualification preferred) natural resources management, business studies, agriculture, development studies, rural development or other relevant field.
• At least three years successful experience in a senior management position in a large organization
• A good understanding of natural resource management and the policy environment
• Extensive knowledge of and experience with one or more of the following: participatory natural resource management (field level natural resources governance), civil society strengthening, enterprise development and pro-poor market linkage.
• Command of project management tools, approaches and standards commonly applied in the Development / NGO sector
• Proven skills in project/ program planning and budgeting
• Experience with preparing, managing and monitoring service contracts (sub-grantees, local partners and consultancies) will be a distinctive advantage
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong conceptual and analytical skills
• Fluency in spoken and written English
Apply for this job

APPLICATION:
If you are a qualified Ugandan national interested in this challenging position, then apply by Friday, 8th October, 2010 to the

Human Resource Officer,
CARE, P.O. BOX 7280, Kampala, include a typed cover letter explaining your interest, updated CV, copies of academic qualifications, day time contact phone number, addresses and telephone contacts of three work-related referees.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please mark your application envelop "Project Manager EEEGL Project"

CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND CORRUPTION INTOLERANT EMPLOYER

New Driver Jobs in Uganda (Driving Vacancies) at Atomic Energy Council

Job Title: Driver
Ref: HRM/AEC/2010/07
Reporting to: Secretary, AEC
Age: 25-40 years

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Drive Council vehicles.
• Maintain vehicle cleanliness.
• Ensure that vehicles are sound and in good mechanical conditions.
• Ensure that vehicles are parked in safe place.
• Maintain the logbook for duties at the workstation and in the field.
• Carry out any other duties assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications and work experience:
• Minimum of ordinary level certificate with at least four passes including English Language.
• A valid driving permit.
• At least 5 years accident free proven experience with government Institution or UN Agency.

Terms of Service:
An attractive remuneration will be offered to a successful candidate on 1 year contract renewable on satisfactory performance.
Apply for this job

Submission of Applications:
Interested and qualified applicants should send in their sealed applications attached with Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic qualifications, and three (3) work related referees to the following address not later than 5.00 pm on Friday 8th October 2010.

The Resident Director
Atomic Energy Council
Room: A217/8
Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Road
P.O. Box 7270, Kampala

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Office Assistant Jobs in Uganda at Atomic Energy Council

Job Title: Office Assistant
Ret: HRM/AEC/2010/06
Vacancies: 01
Reporting to: Secretary, AEC
Age: 25-35 years
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensure that offices are clean and orderly.
• Assist the Office Administrator with filing work.
• Collecting, deliver messages and documents to their destinations as directed by supervisors.
• Prepare and serve office refreshments.
• Photocopy, bind and fax documents as directed by supervisors.
• Deliver letters to other offices.
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Minimum Qualifications and Work Experience:
• A minimum of ordinary level certificate with at least four passes including English Language
• A qualification in areas related to customer care will be an added advantage.
• At least 2 years experience in related field

Terms of Service:
An attractive remuneration will be offered to a successful candidate on 1 year contract renewable on satisfactory performance. ,
Apply for this job

Submission of Applications:
Interested and qualified applicants should send in their sealed applications attached with Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic qualifications, and three (3) work related referees to the following address not later than 5.00 pm on Friday 8th October 2010.

The Resident Director
Atomic Energy Council
Room: A217/8
Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Road
P.O. Box 7270, Kampala

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Office Administrator jobs in Uganda at Atomic Energy Council

Job Title: Office Administrator
Ref: HRM/AEC/2010/05
Vacancies: 01
Reporting to: Secretary, AEC
Age: 25-40 years

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide a full secretarial and administrative support service to the secretary.
• Maintain the diary and arrange appointments as necessary.
• Maintain the office filing system and all personal records.
• Receive visitors to the office.
• Make all travel arrangements for the secretary.
• Ensure that office supplies and consumables are available at all times.
• Draft routine correspondence for approval and signature by the secretary.
• Type reports and routine correspondence from dictation or written sources.
• Make arrangements for any meetings required by the Secretary.
• Screen and respond to all incoming telephone calls and take action as appropriate.
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Minimum Qualifications and Work Experience:
• Honours Bachelors degree in either Business Administration or Secretarial and Administrative studies from a recognized University/Institution.
• At least 3 years experience in a similar field.

Terms of Service:
An attractive remuneration will be offered to a successful candidate on 3 years contract renewable on satisfactory performance.
Apply for this job

Submission of Applications:
Interested and qualified applicants should send in their sealed applications attached with Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic qualifications, and three (3) work related referees to the following address not later than 5.00 pm on Friday 8th October 2010.

The Resident Director
Atomic Energy Council
Room: A217/8
Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Road
P.O. Box 7270, Kampala

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Records Officer job- Vacancies at Atomic Energy Council

Job Title: Records Officer
Ref: HRM/AEC/2010/04
Reporting to: Secretary, AEC
Age: 25-35 years

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Arrange and describe records in respect of their order.
• Prepare archival finding aids and guides.
• Receive, control and access new acquisitions.
• Assist in reproduction of records.
• Conduct annual stocktaking and document reviews.
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications and Work Experience:

• Honours Bachelor's Degree in Records/ Archives Management or Library and Information Science from a recognized University/ Institution.
• At least 2 years experience in similar assignment.


Terms of Service:
An attractive remuneration will be offered to a successful candidate on 3 years contract renewable on satisfactory performance.
Apply for this job

Submission of Applications:
Interested and qualified applicants should send in their sealed applications attached with Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic qualifications, and three (3) work related referees to the following address not later than 5.00 pm on Friday 8th October 2010.

The Resident Director
Atomic Energy Council
Room: A217/8
Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Road
P.O. Box 7270, Kampala

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Radiation Protection Officer Jobs- 3 Vacancies in Atomic Energy Council

Job Title: Radiation Protection Officer
Vacancies: 03
Reporting to: Secretary, AEC
Age: 25-35 years

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Verify license requirements and prepare authorizations.
• Maintain Regulatory Authority Information System (RAIS).
• Carry out licensing and registration of radiation generators and radiation sources in accordance with safety regulations.
• Issue import permits in accordance with the legislation.
• Prepare quarterly updates on source registration and report on progress.
• Carryout periodic assessment of the performance of radiation generators and report accordingly.
• Ensure that radiation generators and associated sources are calibrated.
• Undertake research in radiation safety and nuclear technology applications.
• Prepare work plans and train radiation protection staff.
• Conduct incident and accident inquiries relating to radiation.
• Maintain contact with Radiation Safety Officer and authorized person.
• Participate and contribute in departmental budgetary planning.
• Participate in outreach activities.
• Conduct a radiological hazard assessment for the country.
• Prepare response plans for different categories of radiological disasters.
• Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications and Work Experience:
• Honours Bachelors degree in either Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering,Physics,Chemistry or Radiation Technology from a recognized University/Institution.
• At least 3 years relevant experience in related field.
• MSc in related field will be an added advantage. ;

Terms of Service:
An attractive remuneration will be offered to a successful candidate on 3 years contract renewable on satisfactory performance.
Apply for this job

Submission of Applications:
Interested and qualified applicants should send in their sealed applications attached with Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic qualifications, and three (3) work related referees to the following address not later than 5.00 pm on Friday 8th October 2010.

The Resident Director
Atomic Energy Council
Room: A217/8
Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Road
P.O. Box 7270, Kampala, Uganda

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Atomic Energy Council Jobs (1 Vacancy)

Job Title: Secretary

Ref: HRM/AEC/2010/01 Vacancies:
Reporting to: Atomic Energy Council
Age: 35 - 55 years

The Secretary will be the Chief Executive Officer of the Council and will be responsible for the day today management of Atomic Energy Council Secretariat.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Implement policies and programmes of the Council.
• Advise Council on policy and research matters.
• Prepare programme implementation reports.
• Proper management of the funds and property of the Council.
• Initiate and coordinate public awareness programmes on atomic energy matters.
• Coordinate the preparation of financial and manpower estimates of the Secretariat. ;
• Appraise staff performance and advice on the areas for improvement.
• Vet departmental training plans, budget submissions, license applications and projects,
• Vet departmental training plans, budget submissions, license applications and projects.
• Ensure cost effectiveness of services provided to nuclear technology users and the public.
• Liaise with national and international bodies in related fields.
• Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications and Work Experience:
• Honours Bachelors' Degree and Masters Degree from a recognized institution in any of the following fields: Radiological Technology, Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Engineering, Radiation Protection or Nuclear Law.
• Postgraduate Training in Management.
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in nuclear environment or related field.
• Qualification in law will be an added advantage.

Terms of Service:
An attractive remuneration will be offered to a successful candidate on 5 years contract renewable on satisfactory performance.
Apply for this job

Submission of Applications:

Interested and qualified applicants should send in their sealed applications attached with Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic qualifications, and three (3) work related referees to the following address not later than 5.00 pm on Friday 8th October 2010.

The Resident Director
Atomic Energy Council
Room: A217/8
Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Road
P.O. Box 7270, Kampala

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Jobs at AMREF Uganda

Job Title: Project Assistant, TB REACH

Job Objective
Reporting to the Project Officer, the Project Assistant will provide technical guidance in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the TB REACH Project in Luwero or Kiboga Districts with specific focus on increasing TB case detections and treatment success rates through promotion of DOTS and community-based activities with health workers, VHTs, and beneficiaries,

Description of Duties
• Work with various stakeholders to design and plan outreach initiatives and mobilize communities to attend health promotion activities,
• Support Village Health Teams to promote sensitization, TB -DOTS services, referrals and a awareness- raising about TB.
• Organize comprehensive community awareness activities about TB/HIV symptom detection, diagnosis, treatment, drug completion, and reducing stigma.
• Coordinate the design and implementation of relevant health education activities.
• Build stakeholder capacity to implement TB and collaborative TB/HIV activities independently.
• Train relevant stakeholders on promoting healthy behaviors to prevent TB infection; provide follow up support throughout the project implementation process-
• Participate in the identification and development of appropriate TB education and control materials, ensuring that they are appropriate to the identified needs of the beneficiaries.
• Coordinate the identification of procurement needs; manage inventory and distribution documentation and ensure accurate inventory.
• Establish, coordinate and monitor a participatory community-based monitoring system for activities using VMTs and integrate lessons learned into the overall project strategy,
• Collect relevant indicative data from the health units and process it for monitoring, evaluation and reporting purposes.
• Manage and account for the resources allocated to TB project activities.
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Accountability
a. Supervision: Works independently under the supervision of the Project Officer within the framework of agreed strategies operational priorities, policy guidelines and level of authority delegated to him/her by the Officer. Works in collaboration with their Assistants and reports at set times to the Project Officer.
b. Confidentiality: Responsible for maintaining confidential file: and information regarding the project.
Responsibility: For assets and decision-making on effective achievement of project objectives.

Qualifications
Degree or higher Diploma in Heath Education, Social Science or closely related field.

Relevant experience
• At least 3 years progressive experience, preferably with an International NGO, with health programs at district a community level.
• Must be willing to work as part of a team and be able communicate and relate effectively with different stakeholders.
• Experience in conducting training and interventions the community level for community health workers beneficiaries.
• Experience in coordinating health projects and counseling for underserved populations.
Apply for this job

Contact
To apply please send CV and cover letter with 3 work relate referees including copies of certificates, salary history, and available start dates to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be clearly marked: "AMREF Project Officer Public Health/ Project Officer M and E or Project Assistant". No e-mails must exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Friday 8th October 2010.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala - Uganda
Attn.: The Director
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
Web: www.ppg.co.ug

Jobs Vacancies at AMREF

Job Title: M and E, TB REACH Project Manager

Job Objective
Reporting to the Project Manager, the job holder will lead implementation of the MSE component of the STOP TB project in Wakiso, Luwero, Kiboga, and Kyankwanzi Districts.

Description of Duties
• The MSE Officer will focus on improving data collection, monitoring, and tracking of client case detection (CDR) and treatment success rates (TSR) for Beneficiaries using the National TB and Leprosy Programme guidelines.
• S/he will promote involvement of project staff, local government, health workers, and communities in strengthening and utilizing existing M and E frameworks and health management information systems at district and community level,
• S/he will also design and monitor a project M and E database to track relevant indicators and targets using information gathered from nationally approved forms, including health facility data, DOTS service availability, application of effective monitoring measures, application of collaborative management of TB/ HIV guidelines, and Village Health Team Involvement in TB interventions.
a. Supervision: Works independently under the supervision of the Project Manager within the framework of agreed strategies, operational priorities, policy guidelines and level of authority delegated to him/her by the Manager. Works in collaboration with other Officers and Assistants and reports at set times to Manager.
b. Confidentiality: Responsible for maintaining confidential files and information regarding the project.
c. Responsibility: For assets and decision-making on effective achievement of project objectives.

Qualifications:
• The applicant should have a degree, specialization or post graduate training in M and E, Bio-Statistical Analysis, Data Management, or other relevant fields.

Relevant experience
• At least 3 years experience in designing and implementing participatory health related project M and E systems.
• Sufficient knowledge and ability to identify TB-related indicators and targets to be monitored.
• Preparation and execution of project and district monitoring tools and plans, and orienting the project team, local government, and health workers on the monitoring plan and its operationalisation.
Apply for this job

Contact
To apply please send CV and cover letter with 3 work relate referees including copies of certificates, salary history, and available start dates to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be clearly marked: "AMREF Project Officer Public Health/ Project Officer M and E or Project Assistant". No e-mails must exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Friday 8th October 2010.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala - Uganda
Attn.: The Director
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
Web: www.ppg.co.ug

Jobs At AMREF

Job Title: Project Officer, TB Reach
Job Objective
Reporting to the Project Manager, the job holder will lead the technical implementation of the TB REACH Project in Luwero, Wakiso, Kiboga, and Kyankwanzi Districts. The project will focus on improving health systems to increase case detection (CDR) and treatment success rates (TSR) for TB, S/he will promote local government, health worker, and community involvement in the development and operationalisation of project implementation and work plans, improving TB service delivery, scaling-up of DOTS services, promoting awareness of preventive measures, and control of HIV/TB co-infection.

Description of Duties
• Plan and coordinate the implementation of activities in the project in compliance with work plans and budgets.
• Supervise Project Assistants.
• Contribute to formulating strategies to increase CDR/TSR and Integrated Management of TB and HIV in line with government strategies and policies.
• Partner with district local government to train communities, health workers, and VHTs on strategies to increase case detection, manage DOTS, promote effective referrals, and ensure quality data collection (CBHMIS) in partnership with project M and E Officer.
• Work with all relevant stakeholders, especially NTL.P, to identify, design, and implement community-based Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) linked to existing Ministry of Health systems, facilitate usage and ensure a solid records management system.
• Increase community participation in TB activities using established structures.
• Liaise with District Health Teams to promote, review/develop, track and use community-driven health indicators in health system planning and identify a body of community-based best practices that can be translated into scale-up activities.
• Work with all relevant stakeholders to address training and capacity-building needs and deliver relevant interventions to the community, VHTs and health workers in the project area; design and deliver appropriate interventions.
• Liaise with the district health officials to assess the health facility infrastructure needs and plan for the provision of those within the project work plan and budget.
• Monitor performance indicators and progress against milestones.
• Work with the District Health Team to educate VHTs and beneficiaries on the T8 referral system.
• Develop appropriate IEC and other behavior change communication materials in coordination with NTLP and District Health Teams and ensure appropriate translation into local languages, distribution, and utilization.
• Scale-up DOTS In project and treatment success rates in the areas of intervention

Accountability
a. Supervision: Works independently under the supervision of the Project Managef within the framework of agreed strategies, operational priorities, policy guidelines and level of authority delegated to him/her by the Manager. Works in collaboration with other Officers and Assistants and reports at set times to Manager,
b. Confidentiality: Responsible for maintaining confidential files and information regarding the project.
c. Responsibility: For assets, Assistants, and dec is ion-making on effective achievement of project objectives.

Qualifications
• Degree in Health or a closely related field with postgraduate or post basic training in public health; preference to experience with TB programmes.

Relevant experience
• 3 years working experience, preferably with a Local or International NGO, implementing health development Hated projects, using community-based
approaches
Experience implementing activities in HIWAIDS, TB and DOTS.
Experience in conducting training at the community level for community health workers.
Apply for this job

Contact
To apply please send CV and cover letter with 3 work relate referees including copies of certificates, salary history, and available start dates to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be clearly marked: "AMREF Project Officer Public Health/ Project Officer M and E or Project Assistant". No e-mails must exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Friday 8th October 2010.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala - Uganda
Attn.: The Director
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
Web: www.ppg.co.ug

Accountanting Jobs at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title: Accountant (Payroll and Payables)

The position, located at Head Office, reports to the Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounts (General Ledger). Its primary purpose is to maintain an accurate Payroll and staff benefits payments system.

KEY RESULT AREAS:
• Prepare the payroll on a monthly basis in accordance with approved Salary structure and statutory rules,
• Ensure reasonable checks and analytical reviews for payroll expenses and staff benefits by comparing one period to another, provide explanations and reports on variances input for monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements,
• Ensure completeness of payroll arid staff benefit posting in Financial Records.
•To participate in the review and formulation of accounting procedures, policies and practises for payroll and staff benefits expenses.
• Advise on methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the control environment over payroll and other staff benefits.
•Ensure key Interface for Internal and External Audit activities are relation to payroll and Staff benefits.
•Reconcile all payroll and staff advance accounts on a monthly basis o the general Ledger account and propose any adjusting entries to the supervisor.
• Ensure that all statutory deductions duly effected on the payroll are processed to the relevant organs; NSSF, URA and other Local Authorities on due dates.
•Generate Payroll payment schedules to Human Resource Department for verification before processing for disbursement.

And to carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

THE PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

The desired person should have the following essential requirements.
• Honours Degree in Commerce or Business Administration or Finance or equivalent qualification.
• Professional accounting qualification of a recognized institution such as ACCA, CPA and CIMA will be added advantage.
• Age; Not above 32 years.
• Must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in a large volume and busy computerised Payroll Unit.
• Significant experience in preparation and processing of electronic payroll and staff benefits.
• Must be able to work with Accounting software packages especially Sun Accounting Systems.
• Must have good understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards and best practises.
• Must be computer literate in MS office package.
• A person of integrity, highly motivated, innovative and a committed learn player.
• The successful candidate will have a high sense of responsibility and confidentiality and must be able to work independently and accurately under pressure with minimal supervision.
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P, 0 Box 7625 KAMPALA
Phone: +256 41 4233433/4
Hannington Rd, Plot 10
Fax: +256 41 4341789
Email: transco@uetcl.com
Website: www.uetcl.com

The closing date to receive applications is 08th October, 2010

UETCL VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT N0.04/2010.

Control Engineer-Software Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Control Engineer-Software

The position under the Operations and Maintenance Department is i located at the System Control Centre Lugogo and reports to the Senior Control Engineer.

Purpose:
The purpose of the position is to manage/maintain the SCADA System Software on a daily basis.

KEY RESULT AREAS:
a) Control system adaptation works when new stations/objects to be remotely monitored are introduced
• Build the new station or add new objects to existing stations database using the Data Engineering tool.
• Generate appropriate new system displays whenever new objects are added.
• Generate system reports whenever new objects are added.
• Update as built drawings reflecting new objects added.
• Configure and Implement ICCP objects whenever need for Control Centres to share SCAOA/EMS data arise.
• Point list data compilation.
• TSystem integration-Point to Point tests.
• SCADA/EMS documentation kept updated.

(b) Data Backup/Archiving
• Perform regular database backup (Avanti and DE-Oracle database).
• Perform regular system backup (HP TRU 64 Unix platform)
•Perform daily checks on system traps/error log messages.
•Data archiving procedures and access routines are implemented


Database Maintenance
• Prepare procedures for diagnosis and frame work for software troubleshooting
• Run maintenance routines like debugging autogens etc.
• Substations integration protocols documentation, implementation
• Restoration from backups (back-ins/restorations)
• Locate and correct possible database errors (introduced during database generation etc)
• Client images of computers that have Microsoft Operating System (Windows-XP, Windows 2000 etc) using data backup/recovery tools like Norton Ghost etc.

(d) Control System Maintenance Log
• Suspected errors in S/W and H/W logged.
• Software correction/modifications
• Backup activities logged.

(e) License Maintenance
• Software licensees are updated in time so as to maintain system availability all the time.

(f) System administration
• Start-up and shutdown of system
• Antivirus install/upgrade
• File system administration (HP-UNIX TRU 64 PLATFORM)
• Managing disk space (hardware)
• User administration - provide system operators with support on all software related problems.
• Disaster preparedness and recovery procedures.
• Data security.
• Ensure and manage automatic data archiving routines on to the magnetic tape storage media.
• TCP/IP and Ethernet network configuration, management and troubleshooting,
• To configure and manage IS500 server and client services,

(g) Research and development
• Carry out research aimed at continuous development and improving the SCADA/EMS system,
And to carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

THE PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
The desired person should have the following essential requirements:
• University Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
• Age: Not above 32 years.
• Significant experience in operation and maintenance of computers and databases.
• Familiarity with the electricity sector is an added advantage.
• Computer literacy is mandatory.
•Must possess a valid driving permit.
•Must be willing to undergo further training on the power system and SCAOA system hardware/software.
•Must be prepared to work for long hours outside the normal hours
•Highly motivated, innovative, pro-active and committed team player
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P, 0 Box 7625 KAMPALA
Phone: +256 41 4233433/4
Hannington Rd, Plot 10
Fax: +256 41 4341789
Email: transco@uetcl.com
Website: www.uetcl.com

The closing date to receive applications is 08th October, 2010

UETCL VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT N0.04/2010.

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Project Technical Assistant

The holder will report to the Projects Engineers.

KEY RESULT AREAS:
• Coordinate the procurement of consultancy services and contractors for the supply of equipment for projects.
• Design and develop technical specifications for proposed rehabilitation in substations projects or in the construction of new
• Prepare and review contracts, design and documentation carried out by UETCL consultants for procurement of works in projects.
• Prepare progress reports for ongoing contracts in accordance with the financing agency requirements.
• Undertake the preparation of project implementation plans for planned projects, including work programmes, budgets, requirements, and staffing schedules.
And to carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

THE PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
The desired person should have the following essential requirements.
• Higher Technical Diploma (HTD) or its equivalent in Electrical Engineering.
• Experience of three years in planning and preparing of projects documents in the Electricity Industry.
• Age: Not above 30 years.
• Must possess interpersonal and communication skills.
• Conversant with various funding agencies 'guidelines.
• Must be computer literate,
•Must be able to withstand stressful work situations and have willingness to work long hours outside the normal hours.
•Possession of a valid National Driving Permit is desired.
•A person of high integrity, must be highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player.
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P, 0 Box 7625 KAMPALA
Phone: +256 41 4233433/4
Hannington Rd, Plot 10
Fax: +256 41 4341789
Email: transco@uetcl.com
Website: www.uetcl.com

The closing date to receive applications is 08th October, 2010

UETCL VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT N0.04/2010.

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) Employment Oppotunities

Job Title: Project Engineer (Monitoring)

Purpose:
The purpose of the position is to plan, execute, monitor and implement all UETCL on lines projects. The holder will report to Senior Projects Engineer (Monitoring),

KEY RESULT AREAS:
• Monitor project activities in accordance with project works plans and recommend corrective action to ensure delivery of timely and cost effective outputs.
• Monitor the implementation and participate in the design of substations and transmission lines and check conformity with agreed criteria

• Monitor and co-ordinate all engineering works in UETCL, as assigned, so as to achieve quality and economy of works.
• Monitor UETCL line projects in respect of agreed milestones and performance indicators.
• Participate in tender evaluations in the line with Government of Uganda and multi lateral/ Donor agency procurement guidelines
• Monitor the execution of projects In order to achieve Company objectives in A timely and economical manner. And to curry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

THE PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
The desired parson should have the following essential requirements.
• University Degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification.
• Experience in supervision of power projects.
• Experience in monitoring Multilateral /donor financed projects.
• Significant experience with donor funded projects in terms of procurement practices and monitoring requirements.
• Computer literacy in most engineering related software like AutoCAD, PSSE, etc.
• Age: Not above 40 years.
• Significant experience in management of electricity projects in the power sector.
• Must have good supervisory and interpersonal skills.
• Must have good analytical and communication skills.
• Must be able to withstand stressful work situations and have willingness to work long hours outside the normal hours
• Possession of a valid National Driving Permit is desired,
• A person of high integrity, must be highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player.
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P, 0 Box 7625 KAMPALA
Phone: +256 41 4233433/4
Hannington Rd, Plot 10
Fax: +256 41 4341789
Email: transco@uetcl.com
Website: www.uetcl.com

The closing date to receive applications is 08th October, 2010

UETCL VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT N0.04/2010

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) Vacancies

Job Title: Project Engineer (Substations)
Purpose:
The purpose of the position is to plan, execute, monitor and implement all UETCL on lines projects. The holder will report to Senior Projects Engineer (Monitoring),

Purpose:
The purpose of the position is to plan, supervise and execute all; substations related projects. The holder will report to Senior Projects Engineer (Substations).

KEY RESULT AREAS:
• Coordinate the procurement of consultancy services and contractors; for the supply of equipment for substations,
• Design and develop technical specifications for proposed rehabilitation in substations projects or in the construction of new ones.
• Participate in the design of protection and controls required in substation works.
• Supervise and coordinate all engineering works at substations to achieve quality and economy works.
• Prepare and review contracts, design and documentation carried out by UETCL consultants for procurement of works at substations.
• Monitor ongoing projects in respect of agreed milestones and performance indicators. Process tender evaluations and contract awards through authorities as outlined in Government of Uganda and multi lateral agency ;guidelines.
• Supervise all substation project designs, execution, in order to achieve Company objectives in a timely and economical manner.
• Prepare progress reports for ongoing contracts in substations in accordance with the financing agency requirements. ;
• Undertake the preparation of project implementation plans for planned substation projects, including work programmes, budgets, requirements, and staffing schedules.
And to carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time,

THE PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
The desired person should have the following essential: requirements.
•University Degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification.
•Post Graduate training in Project planning and Management or Business Administration will be of added advantage.
•Age: Not above 40 years.
•Significant experience in management of electricity projects in the power sector.
•Significant experience in substation works and projects.
•Significant experience with donor funded projects and reporting practices.
•Must have good supervisory and interpersonal skills,
•Must be computer literate,
•Must be able to withstand stressful work situations and have willingness to work long hours outside the normal hours.
•Possession of a valid National Driving Permit is desired,
•Prepared to drive to various project sites in the country.
•A person of high integrity, must be highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player.
Apply for this job

Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P, 0 Box 7625 KAMPALA
Phone: +256 41 4233433/4
Hannington Rd, Plot 10
Fax: +256 41 4341789
Email: transco@uetcl.com
Website: www.uetcl.com

The closing date to receive applications is 08th October, 2010

UETCL VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT N0.04/2010.

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