Security Jobs at US Embassy In Uganda

Number: 025/2010 Date: 04/06/2010

OPEN TO: Appointment Eligible Family Members (AEFMs) and U.S.
Veterans - All Agencies

OPENING: April 06, 2010
CLOSING: Until Filled
POSITION: Security Escort
LOCATION: Variety of locations
SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to qualify for TOP SECRET level security clearance
POSITION GRADE: FP-9; FSN-5

NOTE: ONLY APPOINTMENT ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The American Embassy Kampala is seeking an individual for the position of Security Escort.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Provides escort services for organizations within and without the Embassy CAA requiring escort of un cleared maintenance and repair personnel, including but not limited to maintenance crews, janitors and contractors. Duties are performed in a variety of locations - to include embassy roof, various CAA offices, and generator rooms. Conduct security escorts of classified mail to and from Entebbe Airport. Maintains the RSO escort and other databases. Clear materials entering spaces using x-ray machines, electronic and visual inspection. Escort randomly purchased materials and those located in secure storage areas to their final destination.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: Completion of high school diploma is required.
2. Work Experience: One year full time general work experience is required.
3. Language Requirement: Ability to speak, read and write in English (Level IV) is required.
4. Knowledge: Knowledge of administrative management procedures required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to maintain observation of workers for long periods of time and able to lift or carry 35 pounds is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, Eligible Family Members and U.S. Veterans will be given preference. Therefore, it is essential that all candidates address the required qualifications above in the application.

After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews. The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work. The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade. In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant. The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.

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. EFMs who currently hold an EFM appointment are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of that appointment.

HOW TO APPLY

A. Local applicants (including foreign residents in Uganda with a work permit) should submit:

(i) A completed Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612) form;
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae;
(iv) Academic Transcripts and a valid driver's license (if required);

B. Eligible Family Members should send:

(i) A completed Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612) form;
(ii) A current resume;
(iii) Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of
their Form DD-214 with their application;
(iv) Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards and copies of
degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position
as listed above.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

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

US Jobs in Uganda- Assistant Training Manager Job Vacancy

Job Title: Assistant Training Manager

The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American Volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide. Peace Corps Uganda invites applicants for the position listed above which is based in Kampala, Uganda.

See www.uganda.peacecorps.gov for more details

Basic Function
This position provides support to the Training Manager in all aspects of Peace Corps Uganda training. The functions include assisting in the following: monitoring training functions for trainee and Volunteer groups; assisting with the coordination, development and implementation of each training event cycle; supporting and monitoring the safety and security of trainees/Volunteers; and serving as a liaison between Peace Corps and ministries and agencies engaged in community development.

Qualifications and Experience
Master’s degree in a field of study relevant for training and adult education; excellent computer skills including word processing, Photo shop (or equivalent), PowerPoint and spreadsheet programs; excellent command of English, both spoken and written; native ability in spoken and written at least one Ugandan language; ability to work independently with little supervision; good organization and time management skills; willingness to take the initiative; excellent teamwork skills, strong service attitude; personal integrity; strong cross-cultural skills; strong interpersonal skills, strong interest in Uganda’s development; and ability to travel extensively.
At least five years experience of related work with relevant government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, or private businesses. Ability to work on weekends when necessary.
Preferred qualifications: cross cultural training experience; ability to train trainers; study and/or experience in economic development, community health or teaching or teacher training.

Duties and responsibilities
Oversee all in service trainings, Mid Service and Close of Service Conferences 50%
Pre-service Training 15%
Monitoring and Reporting 10%
Volunteer support 15%
Other duties and activities 10%

HOW TO APPLY
A. Please submit a resume / CV and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
B. Attach an original copy of a reference letter from your area Local Council (LC).
C. Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least 3 references.

Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned. You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified and invited for an interview.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
info@ug.peacecorps.gov
Administrative Officer
Peace Corps Uganda
Plot 53 Prince Charles Road
P. O. Box 7007
Kampala, Uganda
Applications must be received by 12-Nov-2010; 5:00 pm.

Grants & Reporting Manager (GRM) Job Vacancy

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 October 2010

Job Title:Grants & Reporting Manager (GRM)

Company: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. We advocate for their rights and assist with shelter, education, food distribution, camp management and legal assistance on return.

Closing date: 31 Oct 2010

Location: Uganda - Gulu

Northern Uganda is presently undergoing a transition from humanitarian to recovery programming. The on-going large-scale return of IDPs, either to their home communities or to transit sites close to their home areas, indicate the IDPs' growing confidence in relative stability and peace in northern Uganda. However, despite these fairly positive trends, the situation for the majority can not in any way be characterized as durable. Vulnerability and poverty persists, and much work remains to be done to ensure that the return process is sustainable.

NRC's present strategy is to bridge the gap between humanitarian assistance and long-term development in northern Uganda. The Education and the Food Security and Livelihood programmes have become the backbone of the Country Programme and will remain so for the next few years, supported by the Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and by School Construction/Rehabilitation activities.

NRC has worked in Northern Uganda since 1997 and stayed operational during the height of the conflict. The Country Programme is adapting its focus to a changing context, and NRC remains relevant to the Recovery priorities of the region.

The Grant and Reporting Manager reports to the NRC Uganda Country Director and the GRM is going to be part of the Country Managment Team.

Job description

Manage and supervise the Monitoring & Evaluation team

Ensure quality implementation of programme/projects within specified time frames;

Develop proposals and write reports: Be the focal point for ensuring quality control of proposals, budgets and reports to donors at the Country Office level

Ensure quality monitoring and documentation of programme/project activities (also in line with the Core Activity Database/internal NRC monitoring tools)

Ensuring a conscious programme approach in line with the “do-no-harm” principles

Strengthens the common NRC identity amongst staff by encouraging, planning for and facilitating relevant exchange between project staff across the programme (physical exchanges, info sharing, etc.)

Ensuring optimal use of human resources in the programme, incl. promotion of team work and team spirit, and securing adequate training of staff

Preparation and quality control of required reports to the Country Director, NRC HQ (incl. Core Activity Database and annual programme reports)

Keeping the Country Director and Country Management Team informed about all programmatic issues of relevance to the overall management and coordination of the country programme

Contribute actively in strategic planning processes, including the development of country programme strategies

Analysis of the context in Uganda

Active participation in resource mobilisation for the programme, including donor contact.

Job description

Manage and supervise the Monitoring & Evaluation team

Ensure quality implementation of programme/projects within specified time frames;

Develop proposals and write reports: Be the focal point for ensuring quality control of proposals, budgets and reports to donors at the Country Office level

Ensure quality monitoring and documentation of programme/project activities (also in line with the Core Activity Database/internal NRC monitoring tools)

Ensuring a conscious programme approach in line with the “do-no-harm” principles

Strengthens the common NRC identity amongst staff by encouraging, planning for and facilitating relevant exchange between project staff across the programme (physical exchanges, info sharing, etc.)

Ensuring optimal use of human resources in the programme, incl. promotion of team work and team spirit, and securing adequate training of staff

Preparation and quality control of required reports to the Country Director, NRC HQ (incl. Core Activity Database and annual programme reports)

Keeping the Country Director and Country Management Team informed about all programmatic issues of relevance to the overall management and coordination of the country programme

Contribute actively in strategic planning processes, including the development of country programme strategies

Analysis of the context in Uganda

Active participation in resource mobilisation for the programme, including donor contact.

Personal qualities

Result oriented and problem solving.

Coping with a changing environment, both on a professional and a personal level.

Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.

Culturally sensitive.

Flexible - and it helps if you have a sense of humour.

All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location.

Note that Candidates invitet to interview will be asked to bring updated, curriculum vitae with photocopies of the most relevant certificates, day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees

NB: Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

We offer

Commencement: November or before

Contract period: 12 months

Salary/benefits: Salaries and benefits will be according to NRC Uganda national Terms and conditions of employment and it is a national position.Only Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply.

Duty Location is Gulu in Northern Uganda.

How to apply

More information and how to apply see: http://www.webcruiter.no/WcMain/AdvertViewPublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=797677894&Company_Id=255038823&cols=3,7&orderby=4&listtype=1&culture_Id=EN

Reference Code: RW_8ACNFA-4

Senior Manager Job Vacancy in Water For People

Closing Date: Friday, 29 October 2010

Job Title: Senior Manager, Sustainable Sanitation Program Services

Company: Water For People

Water For People works to build a world where all people have access to safe drinking water and sanitation, a world where no one suffers or dies from a water- or sanitation-related disease. We work with people and partners to develop innovative and long-lasting solutions to the water, sanitation, and hygiene problems in the developing world. We strive to continually improve, to experiment with promising new ideas, and to leverage resources to multiply our impact.

Closing date: 29 Oct 2010

Location: Uganda - Kampala

Position Objective:

Water For People has received large grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UN HABITAT to develop and test sustainable business models and innovations to expand sanitation coverage in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The four-year BMGF grant aims to achieve sustainable excreta management through catalyzing sanitation businesses and supporting the development of approaches that can be taken to scale without the need for external grant funding. The project will develop and document a series of business landscaping and market analysis studies that enable replication in other settings, and the testing of innovative sanitation technical solutions, which overcome existing constraints and improve potential for commercially viable private sector organizations. This grant aims to result in a pool of businesses that have invested in the sanitation sector. The UN HABITAT grants will support testing of sanitation innovations in various countries. Learn more on our website at http://www.waterforpeople.org/programs/how-we-work/initiatives/sanitation-as-a-business.html

Water For People has committed to creating compelling visual alternatives to written reports (maps, videos, etc). This position will have a key role in leading the organization along that path and creating best practices for creative, impactful reporting.

Based in Kampala, Uganda, this position will support the Project Operations Manager in coordinating all sustainable sanitation grant activities across several countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Essential Job Functions and Duties:

* Assists Project Operations Manager with overall grant coordination and donor communication.
* Responsible for putting together all the information needed to create donor-required reports, and creating the first draft (whether video, slide show, recording, or other).
* Coordinate directly with BMGF and UN HABITAT on issues related to the administration of the grants, ensuring appropriate reporting formats and timetable are followed.
* Responsible for overall compliance (tracking grant expenditures and managing grant budget, ensuring all grant requirements are being met).
* Liaising with project staff in other locations to elicit up to date information regarding progress, and learning.
* Serves as project librarian/information manager, supporting infrastructure needed for collaboration across offices and building skills of colleagues to fulfill their roles as creative communicators, and sharers of learning.
* Produces summary reports on grant activities to share externally (in collaboration with Program Analyst, Methodologies and Project Operations Manager).

Supervisory Duties:

None

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, Ability

1. Demonstrated success in managing a complex, multi-country grant, including experience with managing / revising budgets.

2. Talent in communicating in impactful and creative ways with diverse and international constituents.

3. Understanding of what is required when using international grant funds, in terms of effectiveness and accountability. Experience using project management software.

4. Excellent verbal/written communications and presentation skills. Experience with developing innovative reporting and communication tools, especially non-written.

5. Good analytical skills and the ability to identify potential issues that need to surfaced to and/or renegotiated with the donor(s).

6. Experience of promoting knowledge sharing an advantage.

7. Knowledge of the international development and/or the sanitation sector is preferable but not essential.

Education or Formal Training

A bachelor degree in a relevant subject is preferred. The relevance of your actual educational qualifications to this program should be indicated in your application.

Experience

1. At least five years directly related experience is preferred.

2. Experience working and negotiating in a developing country context.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

1. Personal computer

2. Telephone

3. General office equipment including but not limited to fax machine, photocopier, printer, etc.

4. Project and budget management software, not limited to Excel.

Working Environment/Physical Activities

1. Based in Water For People's Office in Kampala, Uganda. Office environment.

2. Ability to travel regularly domestically and internationally as needed, often to remote field locations.

How to apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV detailing relevant experience to HR@waterforpeople.org. Applicants for this position can find more details regarding Water For People's Sanitation as a Business programming, available at http://www.waterforpeople.org/programs/how-we-work/initiatives/sanitation-as-a-business.html

Reference Code: RW_8AEKD9-89

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jobs Vacancies and Employment In Uganda

Closing Date: Tuesday, 16 November 2010



Job Title:International Operations Manager (IOM), ICS-10

Company: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.

Closing date: 16 Nov 2010

Location: Uganda - Kampala

We are pleased to announce the following vacancies:

VACANCY NO.: Job ID 1687

CLOSING DATE: 16 November 2010 (5:00 p.m. New York time)

POST TITLE: International Operations Manager (IOM)

CATEGORY: ICS-10*

POST TYPE: Non-rotational

POST NUMBER: New

DUTY STATION: Kampala, Uganda

DURATION: One year initially

ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT:

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:

The IOM will report directly to the Representative. The IOM provides leadership and advice on all aspects of country office and its decentralized offices management and operations. The IOM supervises a number of national staff involved in finance, budget, procurement, human resource management and general administration.

JOB PURPOSE:

The IOM role will be to ensure a smooth functioning, well-managed and results oriented Office and to facilitate programme implementation and delivery by providing for the operational needs of programmes and projects managed at the duty station. The IOM will also contribute to ensuring the Country Office and its Decentralized Offices is strengthened and supported in its operations, needs and queries by ensuring corporate administrative management policies, regulations, rules and procedures are compatible with the regional needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. Ensure a smooth functioning, well-managed and results-oriented Office.

* Serve as a member of the Country Office, and provide support to the Representative of the Country Office in ensuring information flows, advice and support on operations issues related to the Office;
* Oversee operational and staffing requirements of the Office and its component projects by participating in review meetings and assess the managerial and operational capacities of the implementing partners, in close collaboration with the programme and technical team;.
* Analyze operational aspects of project inputs under both partners' and UNFPA execution in terms of personnel, equipment, sub-contracts, procurement, training, etc.;
* Ensure strategic and efficient management of office and programme financial resources, while exercising proper financial controls and adherence to corporate financial policies, rules and regulations. Report both locally and to HQs in a timely manner on established structures. Seek advice from Headquarters when deviation from rules and regulations may be necessary and proposes alternative solutions to meet programme and office objectives;
* Maintain optimal staffing of office and projects through timely provision and training of human resources applying HR tools and mechanisms and advises on appropriate contract modalities. Implement and monitor HR policies and benefits and incorporate HR systems including performance management;
* Supervise the implementation of corporate financial, procurement and HR systems and ensure adequate training of staff and project personnel on these issues. Ensure a continuous and updated flow of information between field and headquarters;
* Maintain oversight for the timely provision of goods and services for office and projects following established corporate procedures regarding sub-contract review and awarding of contracts, evaluate cost effectiveness and manages the negotiations in connection with eventual agreements;
* Manage UNFPA assets and liabilities and ensure proper inventory control;
* Ensure that UNFPA interests are reflected in common system activities related to common services and premises, cost-recovery, and cost-sharing arrangements, privileges and immunities, entitlements and salary surveys, security, etc. by participating actively in inter-agency meetings and working groups;
* Supervise national staff of the OM office and ensure that established procedures are being followed;
* Review and take corrective action as appropriate on audit findings, advances, Purchase Orders and Requisitions, payments and other financial/administrative; and
* Establish and maintain a harmonious working environment; seeking to strengthen team-building by encouraging active participation and interaction at all levels; foster staff development and empowerment.
* Supervise and support the administration and finance of all Joint Programmes that country office is involved in, particularly the Joint Programme on population for which UNFPA is the Administrative Agent.

B. Contribute to efficient operations at the field level, in close collaboration with the programme staff

* Provide support and advice to the programme associate and programme assistant as well as to other members to the technical and programme team in their programme and operations support to COs, including on follow-up on audits recommendations; and take corrective action as appropriate on audit findings, advances, Purchase Orders and Requisitions, payments and other financial/administrative actions;
* Provide support supervision and mentoring to Implementing Partners of UNFPA to ensure adherence to best practices and standards in their administration and financial management;
* Supervise and support the 3 decentralized offices of UNFPA in Mbarara, Moroto and Gulu to ensure smooth operations in the field and adherence to UNFPA administrative an financial policies and procedures;
* Promote network relationships for accessing and sharing knowledge in the region on operations matters; and
* Support a continuous, up-to-date and accurate flow of information between the Country Offices and the RO/SRO/HQ.
* Perform any other duties as may be required by the Supervisor.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

Core Competencies:

* Values/Guiding Principles
* Performance Management
* Developing People/Coaching and Mentoring & Fostering Innovation and Empowerment
* Working in Teams
* Self-Management/Emotional Intelligence
* Communication
* Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making
* Analytical and Strategic Thinking and Results
* Orientation/Commitment to Excellence
* Knowledge Sharing/Continuous Learning

Functional Competencies:

* Business acumen
* Implementing management systems
* Innovation and marketing of new approaches
* Client orientation
* Organizational awareness
* Job knowledge / technical expertise

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Advanced degree in business administration, public administration, finance, information technology, economics or related field.
* 5 years of proven relevant progressively responsible work experience in administration, HR management, finance, information technology and/or office.
* Thorough knowledge of the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations, human resource management policies, financial rules and regulations and procurement is desirable.
* Strong analytical and leadership skills;
* Proficiency in Atlas/ PeopleSoft, word processing and other computerized applications;
* Strong writing and oral communication skills;
* Field experience and knowledge of the Region is a strong asset.
* Fluency in English. Knowledge of French highly desirable.

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply.

We offer an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the position. The package includes a competitive net salary plus housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits.

How to apply

HOW TO APPLY:

UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION FORM ON-LINE, OTHERWISE, THE SYSTEM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PICK UP YOUR PROFILE FOR FURTHER SCREENING. You will find the application form upon entering the system and registering. Please use the following link: http://www.unfpa.org/employment/

Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

* This is a programme funded post.

Reference Code: RW_8ADJWM-86

Area Health Officer Job Vacancy

Job Title: Area Health Officer (Females Only)
Job Location: Any part of Uganda.
Job Purpose: Area Health Officer will be responsible for implementing Health Program acclivities of the organization at the area level


Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Building capacity of the staffs involved with BRAC Health programs al the Branch levels
• Coordination with different level of health authorities
• Conduct training and providing technical advice to the staff in the area of operation
• Preparation of technical reports
• Implement, supervise programs activities at the Branch level
• Submission of weekly and monthly reports to the Country Office

Qualifications/ Requirements:
• Bachelors/Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to coordinate work with the community
• Age should not be above 30 years of age.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV's indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all Educational Certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should not be submitted after the 07.11.2010. (Those who applied before need not to apply again.

Apply to
BRAC Uganda,
Human Resources Department,
P 0 Box 31817 (clock Tower),
Kampala, Uganda.

Jobs Vacancies and Employment Opportunities in Brac Uganda

Job Title: Credit Officer (Micro Finance)
Job Location: Any part of Uganda (Females Only)

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Survey and sensitize the Communities about the micro finance packages and offers.
• Organize the Registered members into groups.
• Regulate the activities of the group members.
• Issue out loans and ensure the pay back of installments on time.
• Carry out regular field visits, conduct group meetings and assess potential borrowers.
• Prepare and submit weekly/ monthly reports on the assigned activities to the Branch manager.

Qualifications and Competencies:
• A 'level pass with Diploma in Business Administration/ Accountancy/ Economics or Development Studies.
• Ability to coordinate work with fellow staffs and other
• Applicants should not be above 30 years of age.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV's indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all Educational Certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should not be submitted after the 07.11.2010. (Those who applied before need not to apply again.

Apply to
BRAC Uganda,
Human Resources Department,
P 0 Box 31817 (clock Tower),
Kampala, Uganda.

New Accounting Jobs In Uganda

Job Title: Branch accountant
The Branch Accountants should ensure that the cash collections for the day are properly receipted and banked before the close of a day.

Post: Branch accountant
Job Purpose:
To prepare record financial statements for a branch office, and also ensure that such statements comply with the organizations standards, regulations and policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• The Branch Accountants should ensure that the cash collections for the day are properly receipted and banked before the close of a day.
• Receiving of bankers' cheques, recording financial transactions, counting money to verify amounts and issuing receipts for funds received in particular period,
• Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and documents of business transactions.
• Prepare and review budget, revenue, expenses, invoices, and other accounting documents.
• Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, senior accountant and the auditors/supervisors.
• The Branch Accountant should ensure proper filing of all the accounting documents in the Branch.
• The Branch Accountant should also ensure proper maintenance of all fixed asset Register and Stock Register at the Branch.
• The staff should also be in position to print out all monthly accounts and ensure completeness and accuracy of all the required reports on time.
• And any other duties assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Must have A'level and Diploma in accounting, Business Administration and or finance.
• Ability to coordinate work with all the other staff, including the immediate supervisors.
• Strong communication skills
• Applicant should be 25 years.

N.B. Females only.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV's indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all Educational Certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should not be submitted after the 07.11.2010. (Those who applied before need not to apply again.

Apply to
BRAC Uganda,
Human Resources Department,
P 0 Box 31817 (clock Tower),
Kampala, Uganda.

Current Accounting Jobs In Uganda

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Job Purpose:
This is primarily a Financial based role, focusing on ensuring that Financial Information from the field and Head office is prepared according to the Organization policies and procedures. Also ensure that Internal and external Reporting deadlines are being met. Job location:
The staff will be based in Kampala, with frequent travels to the field to support field programs. Staff will report to the Head of Accounts and Finance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide relevant, useful and timely financial information to Senior Management,
• Coordinate the compilation of all internal and external financial reports.
• Posses experience as a qualified Accountant in an environment that shows initiative, problem solving and good decision making abilities.
• Train field staff in principles of financial reporting and administrative control for field operations.
• Invoke in identifying and facilitating the improvement of internal systems and procedures within the finance
• Posses good organizational and communication skills and the ability to design and execute planned

Qualifications and Experience:
• Honors' bachelor's degree in commerce, or Business administration, or Finance, or its equivalence.
• Professional accounting qualification such as CPA and or ACCA, is A MUST from a recognized institution,
• Must have a minimum of 03 years work experience in management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting and data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advices-preferably in NGO's.
• Should be stress tolerant.
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Strong communication skills.
• Applicant must not be above 40 years of age.
Apply for this job

All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV's indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all Educational Certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should not be submitted after the 07.11.2010. (Those who applied before need not to apply again.

Apply to
BRAC Uganda,
Human Resources Department,
P 0 Box 31817 (clock Tower),
Kampala, Uganda.

Jobs at BRAC Uganda- Head of Research and Evaluation Unit

Develop a comprehensive evaluation plan, setting indicators, and determine method and frequency of data collection, to measure program impacts

Post: Head of Research and Evaluation Unit

Job Purpose:
The candidate must have the ability to conduct various researches without any internal supervision. And be able to set all the necessary requirements of achieving the program goals of the organization.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop a comprehensive evaluation plan, setting indicators, and determine method and frequency of data collection, to measure program impacts
• Provide guidance to the research associates and the staff in the department.
• Analyzing and reporting data from the field
• Track project benefits to household economic 3rd social well-being of poor people.
• Collaborate with other research team members in BRAC and other research institutions.
• Writing various scientific papers
• Organize research dissemination workshops

Qualifications and Experience:
• Applicant should have a Master's degree, or PhD preferred in social sciences or any other related field of Education from a Recognized University/Institution.
• Must have a minimum of 10 years experience in mult-method evaluation garnered in either a consulting and /or in-house monitoring arid evaluation function, across a complex array of programs, initiatives and in global environments. This ideal candidate must have a track record of technical ability and has designed systems for capturing and assessing both impact and performance data that:
•Facilitate learning in an Organization.
• Have led to demonstrable program innovation.
• Superior analytical and problem- solving skills, detail orientated, belief in the importance of evidence- based decision making.
• Purposeful written and oral communication skills, able to distill essential information and tailor messages for a variety of audiences spanning academic publication to non-specialists.
• Outstanding interpersonal skills, able to work effectively at all levels of the organization, including top leadership and at the board level; collaborative and inclusive; relationship builder; enjoys engaging in the field with practitioners as they innovate.
• Strong project management and consultative skills to drive and support teams in a fast-moving, entrepreneurial environment; team player who enjoys coaching and developing staff.
• Demonstrates SRAC's core values, mission and programs.
• Comfort with ambiguity and proven experience in thriving in unchartered waters; action-oriented, multi disciplinary thinker.
• Flexibility, resilience, a motivated self-starter and multi-tasked; inquisitive, transparent and enterprising in finding new strategies and solutions.
• Highest ethical and professional standards.
• Applicant should not be above 50 years of age.
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All interested candidates are encouraged to send in their application letters together with their up-dated CV's indicating date of Birth, with at least 02 References, 2 colored passport size photographs, recommendation letter from LC 1 (original copies), Photocopies of all Educational Certificates with full transcripts and NOT testimonials, photocopies of National and University IDs, and day time contact numbers.

Applications should not be submitted after the 07.11.2010. (Those who applied before need not to apply again.

Apply to
BRAC Uganda,
Human Resources Department,
P 0 Box 31817 (clock Tower),
Kampala, Uganda.

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