Information and Communication Technology Officer Job vacancy

Job title: Information and Communication Technology Officer
Term of service: Contract
Duty station: Kampala
Reports to: Administrator
Purposes of the position:
Overall responsibility for the management and support of THETA Information and communication technology (ICT) systems and databases

Roles and Responsibilities
a) System Administration
• Develop and maintain the organizational IT Policy and standard operating procedures.
• Installing and configuring servers and other components of the IT infrastructure.
• Installing and configuring application software
• Configuring and maintaining a secure ICT system
• Support other members of staff in the use of IT Hard and software as well as Network and workstation troubleshooting.

b) Administration of all ICT Systems
• Database Administration
• Making regular Backup of the system data and restoring files.
• Provision of ensuring data security.

c) System Maintenance
• Maintain a database/inventory of all ICT equipment in the organization.
• Updating of all software in use by the organization
• Repairing and servicing of all organization's ICT hardware including desktop computers, servers, printers, Photocopiers, scanners etc
• Inventory Management of all ICT hardware and software
d) Maintaining and updating the organization’s website
e) Participating in THETA events planning and advocacy meetings and projects.
1) Regularly updating THETA Administrator on the status, quality and needs of THETA ICT systems) Any other duties as may be required.

Requirements
• Bachelors in IT, Computer Science, Business Computing or related field.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in ICT Systems Management in an organization of similar or greater size and scope.
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Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter with copies of academic certificates, indicating 3 professional referees, one of whom should be from the latest workplace.

Deadline of submission: 5:0upm, 3rd Nov 2010.

Address applications to:

The Human Resource Officer,
THETA Uganda,
Plot 724/5 Mawanda Road - Kamwokya,
P.O Box 21175,
Kampala, Email: theta@thetaug.org

Training and Capacity Building Manager Job Vacancy- THETA

Job Title: Training and Capacity Building Manager
Term of service: Contract
Duty station: Kampala, with frequent travel up country
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Senior Program Officers and Programme Officers

Purposes of the position:
• To design, plan, guide, coordinate and supervise the training and capacity building programmes of THETA for effective delivery of quality HIV/AlDS prevention and care services.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Formulate THETA programmes training and capacity building strategies
• Provide a leading role in the identification and mobilization of communities for the establishment of collaborative training and capacity building programs.
• Oversee and guide the TCB team in the establishment of THETA community-based network of trainers, support teams and structures.
• Design and review training curricula in collaboration with traditional and conventional health practitioners, as well as key stakeholders at the MQH, district and community levels.
• Amend and revises strategies and programs as necessary to adapt to changes in working and external environments
• Advise, support and supervise THETA staff and community partners for the implementation of the training Programme.
• Oversee the design and production of training and relevant IEC material for in-house and outside use.
• Oversee the development and implementation of TCB program activities according to THETA standards of quality, accuracy, timeliness, and accountability
• Assess periodically the work done by the THETA network of community trainers, support teams and liaison persons in the provision of HIV/AIDS education, counseling and care and identifies areas that need strengthening, review and/or modifications,
• Closely collaborate with THETA Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) Manager and THETA M and E unit to coordinate THETA TCB and M and E activities

Staff:
• Ensures induction of all TCB staff
• - Identify training and development needs for THETA TCB staff
• Conduct annual performance appraisals of all TCB staff directly reporting to him/her

Organizational development:
• Participate in THETA fundraising, annual planning, advocacy, budgeting and budget controls exercises.
• Responsible for the production of quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on pro gram-related activities.
• Regularly update THETA Programme Coordination and Senior Management Committees and Executive Director on the progress of program and TCB activities.
• Any other duties as may be required.

Requirements
• Masters in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education or related fields
• Minimum of 3 years experience in Training and Community development work.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a managerial position
• Certificate and experience in HIV-AIDS counseling will be an added advantage
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Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter with copies of academic certificates, indicating 3 professional referees, one of whom should be from the latest workplace.

Deadline of submission: 5:0upm, 3rd Nov 2010.

Address applications to:

The Human Resource Officer,
THETA Uganda,
Plot 724/5 Mawanda Road -Kamwokya,
P.O Box 21175,
Kampala, Email: theta@thetaug.org

Resource Mobilization and Advocacy Manager Job Vacancy

Position: Resource Mobilization and Advocacy Manager
Term of service: Contract
Duty station: Kampala
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Advocacy Officer

Purposes of the position:
Responsible for Resource Mobilization and Advocacy (RMA) for THETA.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Research and identify new sources of funding as well as new fundraising ideas for THETA and review adequacy for THETA with THETA Executive Director and THETA Senior Management Committee.
• In consultation with the Director and relevant staff, coordinate all funding proposal production including drafting and being the main writer or reviewer for all proposals,, and ensuring that quality is maintained throughout the process, deadlines a-e met and donor requirements are followed.
• With the Director and other appropriate staff and board members, maintain ongoing contacts with previous, existing and new potential funders.
• Ensure prompt and appropriate acknowledgement of all grants arid donations.
• Ensure that all funders' queries are promptly and fully answered and that reporting requirements are strictly adhered to.
• Maintain and secure records of all correspondence and reports to and from all flinders.
• In collaboration with THETA Advocacy Officer and Resource Center and subject to approval by THETA Senior Management, organize events and activities to increase THETA's visibility, credibility and networking base among both current and potential
• Participate in compilation, dissemination and publication of THETA achievements, lessons learned and best practices at local, regional, national and international levels as approved by THETA Senior Management.
• Ensure induction of all RMA_staff
• Identify training and development needs for THETA RMA staff
• Conduct annual performance appraisals of all RMA staff directly reporting to him/her
• Participate in THETA annual planning, budgeting and budget control exercises.
• Regularly updates THETA Senior Management Committee and Executive Director on the progress of program and TCB activities.
• Any other duties as may be required.

Requirements
• Masters in Social Sciences, Business Studies, Development Studies, or related fields.
• Training in Public Relations, Marketing or related field will be an added advantage.
• Experience in Grant management
• Minimum of 3 years experience in Resource Mobilization] and Advocacy work for a civil society organization.
• Minimum of 2 years experience in a managerial position
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Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter with copies of academic certificates, indicating 3 professional referees, one of whom should be from the latest workplace.

Deadline of submission: 5:0upm, 3rd Nov 2010.

Address applications to:

The Human Resource Officer,
THETA Uganda,
Plot 724/5 Mawanda Road - Kamwokya,
P.O Box 21175,
Kampala, Email: theta@thetaug.org

Chief Accountant Job Vacancy- NARO

Job Title: Chief Accountant

Reports to Director General

Salary Grade UR 2(ii)
Age: 35 - 55 years

Overall Responsibility:
The successful applicant will head the Finance Department of the NARO Secretariat and will be responsible for the effective management of the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) financial resources.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
* Supervise, mentor and provide guidance to the Finance Department staff at NARO headquarters as well as in the field and motivate them for better performance;
* Manage NARO's computerized financial management set up and upgrade the financial management information system;
* Interact effectively with the World Bank/DA as well as other Development
Partners on all matters relating to resource mobilization, use of funds and
adherence to financial covenants and audit regulations;
* Liaise with the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development in the preparation and submission of NARO's annual budgets and release of funds against approved allocations;
* Further develop and oversee the maintenance of accounting records.and information in accordance with Government accounting regulations and procedures;
* Design and develop a long term training and staff development programme for the Finance Department;
* Ensure timely disbursement of approved funds at NARO Secretariat and. PARIs and monitor the submission of regular accountabilities for funds released;


Qualifications:
Applicants should possess a good degree in either Commerce or Business Studies and professional qualifications in the field of financial management, such as ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent from an internationally recognized institution.

Person Specifications:
The candidate should be dynamic and result oriented, with a proven track record of achievements. He or she should be innovative, with excellent leadership qualities, and willing to take on challenges in an ever-changing work environment,

Experience:
Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years post qualification experience with at least five (5) years as a head of a Finance or Accounts Department in a reputable organization or a government Institution. Candidates with experience in managing donor funded projects and with hands on experience of computer¬ized financial management and reporting systems will have an added advantage.

Employment Terms;
Successful candidates for the two jobs will be employed on four years' contract renewable on satisfactory performance.
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Application Procedures:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand-written applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving day-time telephone number and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 15th November 2010.

The Director General,
National Agricultural Research Organisation,
P.O.Box 295, Entebbe

Project Officer M and E DANIDA SRH Project Job Vacancy

Job title:Project Officer M and E DANIDA SRH Project
Company AMREF
Location Northern - Gulu
Northern - Kitgum
Salary - -
Sector Social Science - Economics
Job Type Permanent
Date Tue, 26 Oct 2010
Experience 2 to 5 Years
Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom)
Skills Research and Planning: Analyzing
Organization, Management and Leadership: Coordinating tasks
Work Survival: Meeting goals
Work Survival: Accepting responsibility
Job Status Full Time
Vacancies 1
Role •The M and e will focus on improving data collection, monitoring and tracking of client case detection of client case detection (CDR) and treatment success rates (TSR) for beneficiaries using the National TB and Leprosy Programme guidelines.

Job Title: Project Officer M and E DANIDA SRH Project
Location: Kitgum and Gulu District
Reporting to: Project Manager

Description of duties

•The M and e will focus on improving data collection, monitoring and tracking of client case detection 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
• 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 facil¬ity data, DOTS service availability, application of effective monitoring measures, applica¬tion of collaborative management of TB/HIV guidelines, and Village Health Team involvement in TB interventions.


Qualifications and relevant experience:
• The applicant should have a degree, specialization or post graduate training in M and E, Bio-Statistical Analysis, Data Management, or other relevant fields.
• At least 3 years experience in designing and implementing participator,health related project M and E systems.
Apply for this job

Contact
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, with 3 work-related 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-Job title-SRH'. No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Wednesday 10th November 2010.

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.u

Accounting Jobs at AMREF Uganda

Job Title: Project Accountant
Location: Kitgum
Reporting to: Project Manager

Reporting to the Project Manager the Project Accountant will provide technical financial management support to the project staff in Gulu and Kitgum Districts and ensure up-to-date is
required.

Description of duties
•Maintain high level of confidentiality of all information handled
• Provide accurate and useful information (quantitative, narrative) in a consistent, timely, and cost effective manner
• Ensure timely disbursement and accountability of all project funds
• Oversee the financial and accounting activities at the station level in consultation with the respective project staff.
• Educate project staff about budgeting, other finance policies and guidelines, established internal controls systems for receipts and expenditures of funds and ensure adherence at -all times.
• Develop and maintain a filing system for all finance records at the station. are in line with approved budgets, other donor requirements and established guidelines, procedures, and cash flows.
• Ensure security, integrity and compliance in all bank transactions and timely bank reconciliations.
• Provide operational support to the Project Manager on expenditure management to include budgets.
* Prepare monthly progress reports to management on cash flows and periodic budgetary control statements to determine financial performance of the project.
* Facilitate and coordinate spot checks, verifications, and audits, readily avail documents and ensure prompt responses in consultation with the Project Manager and Finance Manager; follow-up and implement recommendations made by both internal and external auditors.
* Prepare annual operational budgets for projects by determining funds available for the budget, activities scheduled for the year and their cost and translating these to an operational budget in AMREF's format.
* Oversee the financial and accounting activities at field station level in consultation with the respective project staff and Finance Manager.
* Ensure that procedures for electronic data, storage, back-up and security are followed in compliance with AMREF's Financial Policy.
• Process, approve and code expenditure (claims, imprests, surrenders, field office returns and purchase requisitions) and internal recoveries in accordance with approved work plans and budgets.
* Produce, share and review monthly income and expenditure statements with project staff and work with project teams to resolve financial and accounting issues and queries.
* Perform any other duties assigned by the Managers.


Qualifications and experience
Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Business Administration or related field with accounting bias; major in Accounts from a recognized University; Possession of a professional qualification (CPA, ACCA) is desirable Experience of at least 3 years with an International NGO
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Contact
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, with 3 work-related 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-Job title-SRH'. No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Wednesday 10th November 2010.

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 NARO- Quality Assurance Vacancy

Job Title: Director Quality Assurance
Reports to: Director General
Salary Grade: UR 1(ii)
Age; 40-56 years

Overall Responsibility: He/She will head the Quality Assurance Directorate and will be responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the Quality Assurance of the research programmes, services and outputs of the National Agricultural Research Systems.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
* Developing and recommending to the Council of quality standards and guidelines for conducting and delivering agricultural research services;
* ensuring that research programmes, services and processes meet the agreed standards;
*Maintaining a database of agricultural research service providers;
* monitoring the performance of agricultural research service providers and developing a dynamic and demand-responsive system for capacity strengthening of service providers, and overseeing the associated capacity strengthening activities;
* Ensuring that the process for agricultural research priority setting at national an zonal level complies with guidelines and agreed standards.
* Ensuring that the vetting process for the competitive grant awarding process complies with guidelines and agreed standards;
* ensuring that the quality of official publications, reports and information releases by the council and its secretariat are of a high standard;
* Deputizing for the Director General Requirements:
* At least Masters Degree in the field of natural sciences or socio-economics. Possession of a PhD will be an added advantage.
* Broad understanding of the role of agricultural research in agriculture and rural development.
*At least 10 years experience in agricultural research management at a senior level.
A track record in agricultural research or research in other related fields evidenced by peer reviewed publications
• Evidence of technical knowledge and skills relevant to research quality assurance
• Ability to facilitate and mentor a wide range of processes among peers
• Ability to design and implement institutional innovations for enhancing relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of the national agricultural research system
Demonstrated leadership qualities as well as team building and administrative skills
• Some evidence of past finks and interactions with national, regional and international research institutions as well as with government and private sector research and development agencies.
Apply for this job

Application Procedures:

Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand-written applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving day-time telephone number and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 15th November 2010.

The Director General,
National Agricultural Research Organisation,
P.O.Box 295, Entebbe

Project Assistant DANIDA SRH Project Job Vacancy

Job Title: Project Assistant DANIDA SRH Project
Location: Kitgum District
Reporting to: Project Officer

Job Objective
Reporting to the Project Officer, the Project Assistant will be responsible for coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the DAN1DA Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Project in Kitgurn and Gulu Districts with overall technical support from the Project Officer.

Description of duties
* Develop project work plans, track project progress, and prepare reports on deliverables.
* Support the development of information, education and communication (IEC) materials, training manuals and other relevant project documents.
* Support the capacity development and training of community health workers including
SRH Sexuality Knowledge for Youth (SKY) Club leaders, midwives and traditional birth attendants, peer educators; youth, and other community leaders.
*Support the coordination of in and out-of-school youth activities that address sexual and reproductive health needs.
*Work closely with health workers and other relevant actors at the community level to improve the delivery of SRH information and services.
* Contribute to the documentation and sharing of best practices and lessons learned.
• Identify and facilitate the development of advocacy strategies lo address cross-cutting concerns of communities, beneficiaries, local government, and health workers.
• Facilitate capacity building of health personnel in SRH and provision of youth friendly
• Support coordination, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of project activities.
• Support the development of organizational capacity for gender-mainstreaming and right based programming in coordination with the project team.
• Promote male involvement in SRH activities and service uptake.
* Strengthen the health management system from the community to district level through improved data collection, reporting, and referral efforts.
• Promote positive, sustained behavior change regarding critical SRH issues among beneficiaries and health workers.
* Conduct supervisory visits to project sites and provide feedback to relevant parties.
* Facilitate and participate in operational research and monitoring and evaluating project activities

Qualifications and experience
• A degree in Health, Social Sciences Development studies or closely related field
*A minimum of 3 years experience implementing SRH activities with the main focus on women and youths in rural communities in international NGO settings.
Apply for this job

Contact
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, with 3 work-related 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-Job title-SRH'. No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Wednesday 10th November 2010.

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

Project Assistant DANIDA SRH Project Job Vacancy

Job Title: Project Assistant DANIDA SRH Project
Location: Kitgum District
Reporting to: Project Officer

Job Objective
Reporting to the Project Officer, the Project Assistant will be responsible for coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the DAN1DA Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Project in Kitgurn and Gulu Districts with overall technical support from the Project Officer.

Description of duties
* Develop project work plans, track project progress, and prepare reports on deliverables.
* Support the development of information, education and communication (IEC) materials, training manuals and other relevant project documents.
* Support the capacity development and training of community health workers including
SRH Sexuality Knowledge for Youth (SKY) Club leaders, midwives and traditional birth attendants, peer educators; youth, and other community leaders.
*Support the coordination of in and out-of-school youth activities that address sexual and reproductive health needs.
*Work closely with health workers and other relevant actors at the community level to improve the delivery of SRH information and services.
* Contribute to the documentation and sharing of best practices and lessons learned.
• Identify and facilitate the development of advocacy strategies lo address cross-cutting concerns of communities, beneficiaries, local government, and health workers.
• Facilitate capacity building of health personnel in SRH and provision of youth friendly
• Support coordination, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of project activities.
• Support the development of organizational capacity for gender-mainstreaming and right based programming in coordination with the project team.
• Promote male involvement in SRH activities and service uptake.
* Strengthen the health management system from the community to district level through improved data collection, reporting, and referral efforts.
• Promote positive, sustained behavior change regarding critical SRH issues among beneficiaries and health workers.
* Conduct supervisory visits to project sites and provide feedback to relevant parties.
* Facilitate and participate in operational research and monitoring and evaluating project activities

Qualifications and experience
• A degree in Health, Social Sciences Development studies or closely related field
*A minimum of 3 years experience implementing SRH activities with the main focus on women and youths in rural communities in international NGO settings.
Apply for this job

Contact
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, with 3 work-related 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-Job title-SRH'. No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Wednesday 10th November 2010.

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

Project Assistant DANIDA SRH Project Job Vacancy

Job Title: Project Assistant DANIDA SRH Project
Location: Kitgum District
Reporting to: Project Officer

Job Objective
Reporting to the Project Officer, the Project Assistant will be responsible for coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the DAN1DA Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Project in Kitgurn and Gulu Districts with overall technical support from the Project Officer.

Description of duties
* Develop project work plans, track project progress, and prepare reports on deliverables.
* Support the development of information, education and communication (IEC) materials, training manuals and other relevant project documents.
* Support the capacity development and training of community health workers including
SRH Sexuality Knowledge for Youth (SKY) Club leaders, midwives and traditional birth attendants, peer educators; youth, and other community leaders.
*Support the coordination of in and out-of-school youth activities that address sexual and reproductive health needs.
*Work closely with health workers and other relevant actors at the community level to improve the delivery of SRH information and services.
* Contribute to the documentation and sharing of best practices and lessons learned.
• Identify and facilitate the development of advocacy strategies lo address cross-cutting concerns of communities, beneficiaries, local government, and health workers.
• Facilitate capacity building of health personnel in SRH and provision of youth friendly
• Support coordination, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of project activities.
• Support the development of organizational capacity for gender-mainstreaming and right based programming in coordination with the project team.
• Promote male involvement in SRH activities and service uptake.
* Strengthen the health management system from the community to district level through improved data collection, reporting, and referral efforts.
• Promote positive, sustained behavior change regarding critical SRH issues among beneficiaries and health workers.
* Conduct supervisory visits to project sites and provide feedback to relevant parties.
* Facilitate and participate in operational research and monitoring and evaluating project activities

Qualifications and experience
• A degree in Health, Social Sciences Development studies or closely related field
*A minimum of 3 years experience implementing SRH activities with the main focus on women and youths in rural communities in international NGO settings.
Apply for this job

Contact
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, with 3 work-related 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-Job title-SRH'. No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Wednesday 10th November 2010.

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

Current Jobs at Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title: Clinic Manager

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for organizing and coordinating the day to day activities of the clinic
• Responsible for ensuring quality of patient care, liaises with medical team and administration to improve qualify of patient care as well as providing support services to discordant couples
• Ensures availability and safe storage of clinic supplies; Receipts, Issues, and maintenance of stores Ledger
• Supervises Nurses and Counselors
• Responsible for the daily petty cash expenses at the clinic and ensures proper accountability for the funds,

Educational Qualifications and experience
• BSC Nursing , Registered Nursing, Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Institution
• Should be registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives
• At least three years experience in a research setting;
• Certificate in HIV/AIDS Counseling from a recognized Institute.
• Fluency in Lusoga and Swahili is an added advantage.

Other requirements
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills;
Should be fluent in oral and written English
Should be a highly motivated person and should be able to work under a high workload;
Competent in the use of standard office software;
Ability to work in a team but also work independently

Compensation:
Compensation for these positions will be commensurate with train¬ing and experience.
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To Apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand -deliver application letters with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to;

The Jinja PrEP Study site.
Infectious Diseases Institute,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala Partners House, Plot 27B, Kiira Road,
Jinja (Next to the World War Cemetery, opposite the gate to the Jinja Hospital Mortuary)

OR
Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala,
Tel: 256 - 0414 - 307200, 0312 - 307 200
Fax: 256 - 0414 - 307 290
E-mail: office@idi.co,ug

Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, October 29, 2010.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Jobs at Infectious Diseases Institute- Employment Opportunity

Position: Study Physician

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for implementing study specific clinical procedures, performing physical and genital examinations of study participants as well as HIV related counseling.
• Prescribes medications for treatable medical conditions, and makes referrals to other agencies for acute medical conditions not covered by this research/ study,
• Participates in filling and reviewing case report forms and source documents and ensures integrity of study data through QA/QC activities/procedures.
• Participates in developing and implementing of standard operating procedures.
• Ensures adherence to set quality standards.


Educational Qualifications and Employment Experience
• M.B.Ch.B
• Registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council

Other Skills and Experience
• Experience in working and/or management of HIV/AIDS or STDs
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience in recording information for research purposes
• Ability to work as a team
• Experience in working in a clinical trials research setting is an
Apply for this job

To Apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand -deliver application letters with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to;

The Jinja PrEP Study site.
Infectious Diseases Institute,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala Partners House, Plot 27B, Kiira Road,
Jinja (Next to the World War Cemetery, opposite the gate to the Jinja Hospital Mortuary)

OR
Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala,
Tel: 256 - 0414 - 307200, 0312 - 307 200
Fax: 256 - 0414 - 307 290
E-mail: office@idi.co,ug

Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, October 29, 2010.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Current Human Resource Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Officer (Training and Development)
(Salary Scale UNBS 6)

Reports to the Human Resource Manager, and performs the following duties and responsibilities -identify individual and organizational training needs through job analysis, staff appraisals and regular consultations with supervisors and Heads of Departments; oversee the Training and Development activities of the Bureau; Investigate what training is available from Government agencies, ministries and donor agencies and maintain a data base of training providers; Design training courses and programmes necessary to meet training needs, or manage this activity via external provider (s);Develop a draft training policy for approval by the HR Manager; Prepare an annual training plan and budget for each Department and or the overall organization in consultation with Heads of Departments and the HR Manager; Design training courses
the Trainers; Manage the delivery, development and evaluate of training and development programmes, monitor and review the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with Managers or Heads of Departments; Review all course evaluations and participant evaluations; Monitor effectiveness of training and evaluate all courses taken in and outside Uganda; Prepare a monthly training report; Organize training facilities, venues and equipment; Arrange all training courses, and provide administrative support. Notify participants and distribute training material; Monitor posts of training against budgets; ensure that training and development activities are carried out in accordance with plans; Advise management and staff on training and development issues,

Qualifications and other requirements:
• The successful candidates shall have a good honors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or B.Com (Human Resource Management Option), Social Sciences, from a recognized University
• A post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management and or a certificate of training of trainers is an added advantage
• Must be computer literate with skills; in MS Word, Excel,; PowerPoint, and Internet applications
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a reputable organization or consulting firm

The successful candidate needs to be a team player with Passion for people development, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills, time management skills, ability to work with cross- departmental teams and have high integrity and confidentiality.
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Mode of Application;
Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identify cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 5th November 2010.

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329, KAMPALA,

Job Vacancy at Development Research and Training (DRT- DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/PROGRAMMES DIRECTOR

Development Research and Training (DRT), is a local Ugandan Not - for - profit organisation which
undertakes policy research and analysis in Uganda and other East African countries.
DRT is seeking a qualified candidate for the following position;
Job Title: DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/PROGRAMMES DIRECTOR
Duty Station: Kampala
Department: Programmes


Job purpose:
• The Deputy Director is to be accountable for Development Research and Training (DRT)
leadership and managerial guidance on policy direction and programme initiatives.
• Be accountable for programme coordination and management of all phases of programme
formulation, planning, design, and implementation.
• Provides leadership and strategic direction in the planning, formulation and implementation of
DRT’s programme and its activities in line with national development priorities and consistent
with the organization’s goals, strategy, and priorities.
• Represent DRT in-country and internationally and network with a wide range of stakeholders
in order to promote and help achieve DRT’s vision.
Preferred Skills:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Post graduate qualification in relevant field
• Minimum of 5 years working experience in an NGO environment and 3 years line management experience
• Knowledge of research project design and management, budget development and monitoring, resource management
• Knowledge of poverty and policy analysis, research and familiar with DRT’s key thematic areas including social policy, social protection, livelihoods, institutional development and learning, governance and economic policy.
• Excellent report writing skills.

Skills:
• Interpersonal skills
• Planning and Organising
• Good communication skills (both oral and written)
• Ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Computer literate - Excel and Word

Key Behaviors:
• Interpersonal sensitivity
• Inspiring and strong commitment
• Driving for quality in a team setting
• Decisive; quick in assessing and making informed decision.
• Personal integrity

Applications should be sent through to:
Email: info@drt-ug.org
or:
The DEP/HP
Development Research & Training.
Plot 40, Block 254, Kansanga, Mutesasira
Zone, Off Gaba Road
P. O. Box 22459 Kampala.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15th November 2010 at 5.00pm

Technicians- Microbiology and Chemistry Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Technicians- Microbiology and Chemistry
Salary Scale UNBS 7)

Reporting to the Head of Chemistry Laboratory or Micro Biology or Electrical as the case may be. The successful candidate shall be required to perform the following duties; Maintain adequate sterile glassware and sampling tools for daily use; receive samples for analysis and appropriate storage where necessary; maintain equipment in operating conditions and service checks; collect samples from the industries and other relevant sources (sampling);perform tests and maintain detailed records of all analysis; supervise house keeping of the laboratory, prepare the lists of items to be purchased; check; whether electricity, gas, water supplies, air-conditioning and other services are in order; initiate or recommend corrective quality control activities/system of the laboratories to conform to the authorized policies, procedures and sound laboratory practice.

Qualifications and other requirements:
• The successful candidates shall have a good Diploma in Chemistry or Bio- Chemistry, Food Science from a- recognized institution
• Must be computer literate with skills in ME Word,.Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet applications.
• Minimum of 1 year experience in a laboratory setting
• Being conversant with ISO/IEC17025 and having worked in an accredited lab will be an added advantage,
Apply for this job

Mode of Application;
Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identify cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 5th November 2010.

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329, KAMPALA,

Jobs Vacancies and Employment Opportunities at THETA

THETA is seeking a qualified, self-motivated and competent individual to fill the position of:
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Term of service: Contract
Duty station: Kampala
Reports to: Chairperson, Board of Trustees (BOT)
Supervises: Program Coordinator and all THETA Department Managers

Purposes of the position:
1. To provide strategic leadership, vision, direction and guidance to THETA organization
2. To ensure the harmonious and successful development of THETA organisation based on
good governance and a secure funding base
3. To represent THETA at national and international fora, with governments, donors and other key
stakeholders
Preferred Skills:

Skills and Competencies
• Dynamic and strong leader with high self-esteem and open to innovation
• Excellent knowledge, skills and demonstrated experience in strategic planning and
organizational development
• Excellent skills in team building, communication, delegation, confl ict resolution, and capacity
building
• Quick problem-solving and a results-driven attitude
• Strong skills in supporting and advocating for community health rights
• Good knowledge of district and community structures in Uganda and demonstrated experience in interacting and collaborating with
government departments, specifi cally the Ministry of Health
• Strong skills in building and/maintaining donor relationships
• Excellent grant proposal writing skills

Key result areas
● Organizational development
● Resource mobilization and donor relations
● Team building and strategic leadership
● Finance and human resource management
● Participatory planning and management
● Board stewardship
● Advocacy and networking
● Monitoring and evaluation

Required qualifi cations and experience
• Masters Degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Public Administration, or
equivalent
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB), Doctor of Medicine (MD) with public health
training, Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies or Social Studies
• Over 5 years working experience in the fi eld of HIV/AIDS at senior managerial or technical level
• Over 5 years project organizational management experience with good knowledge of participatory
management techniques

Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter with copies of academic certificates, indicating 3 professional referees by 3rd November 2010, 5:00pm, to;

The Human Resource Offi cer, THETA Uganda, Plot
724/5 Mawanda Road – Kamwokya, P.O Box 21175,
Kampala, Email: theta@thetaug.org

Assistant Inspector Employment Opportunity- UNBS

Job title: Assistant Inspector
(Salary Scale UNBS 7)
Reporting to Imports Inspector, the Assistant Imports Inspectors will be responsible for Implementing UNBS quality Assurance Programmes concerned with market surveillance, and quality promotion and development; undertake shipment inspection of imports/exports for quality conformity within UNBS mandate; Provide technical advisory and regularly update guides and reference materials required for training, inspection, sampling and related materials; Prepare reports and maintain records of .inspection and other quality assurance activities; Undertake any other duties as may be assigned


Qualifications and other requirements
• The successful candidates shall have a Ordinary Electrical Engineering, or Chemistry as the case may be field is art added advantage
• Should be proficient in computer - Ms Word and Excel, and able to use the Internet
• Should have self-drive and proven integrity
• Minimum of one year experience
Apply for this job

Mode of Application;
Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identify cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 5th November 2010.

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329, KAMPALA,

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Jobs and Employment in Uganda- Legal Metrologist Vacancy

Job title: Legal Metrologist
(Salary Scale UNBS 6)
Reporting to the Heads of Section. the Legal Metrologist will be responsible for assisting in development of policy, procedures and other guidelines for the execution of legal metrology; monitor continuously application of policy, procedures and general members of the public on matters of weights and work plans to the Manager, Legal Metrology; check validity of the weights, and to ascertain that the instruments/equipment read accurate values and are not in whatever way, false field; conduct as scheduled, inspections in shops and other places being sold are packed in accurate values; and perform any duties assigned from time to time by the supervising officer

Qualifications and other requirements
• A good University Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Physics from a recognized University/institution
• Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word. Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet applications. :
• Minimum of 2 years experience at graduate level.

The successful candidate needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills
Apply for this job

Mode of Application;
Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identify cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 5th November 2010.

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329, KAMPALA,

Manager Monitoring and evaluation Job Vacancy- Uganda Road Fund

The Uganda Road Fund (URF) was established by Act of Parliament – the Uganda Road Fund Act 2008,
with the mandate to finance the routine and periodic maintenance of public roads in Uganda. The Uganda Road Fund Board is responsible for overseeing the performance of the Fund, while the day to day
business of the Fund is carried out by a Secretariat headed by an Executive Director.

The Secretariat commenced operations in January 2010 and has since disbursed Road Maintenance
Funds to UNRA and Local Governments collectively known as designated agencies. The Board now seeks
to recruit the Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation and accordingly invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position.

The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director and join the Fund Management Team
to guide the Secretariat through its development processes, and ensuring it effi ciently and effectively
carries out its functions. The Fund Management Team drives the strategic direction and output quality
of the Secretariat through clear business planning and robust management frameworks. It also takes lead in development of policies, procedures, strategies and plans for the Fund. The team provides effective leadership to the Secretariat staff by guiding them and promoting the organisation’s mission and values, providing technical leadership, enhancing strategic capability and providing service excellence in the respective disciplines.

The Manager, M&E will be responsible for developing, maintaining and operating an ongoing monitoring and evaluation programme addressing the performance of designated agencies supported by the Fund. This shall include managing the monitoring and evaluation function, developing a work program for M&E team and managing workloads and work streams to ensure the program is delivered according to plan with value addition, developing key performance monitoring indicators(KPIs) for designated agencies and the Secretariat, mapping M&E results into organisational objectives and goals ; ensuring compliance with
all internal policies and procedures and relevant legislative provisions; producing M&E reports on
specifi c issues from time to time in the respective projected workplans for each quarter ; design and
implement studies, surveys, mid-term and annual reviews and propose improvements to the procedures
and principles used in M&E programs; monitor laws and other sector provisions to ensure compliance with
all applicable requirements, develop and implement applicable research and training programs .
Preferred Skills: Applicants must possess:
a) First degree in civil engineering from a recognized University/or institution;
b) Postgraduate qualifi cation in project management with monitoring and evaluation will
be an added advantage ;
c) At least 10 years work experience in road projects in Uganda.
d) Chartered or registered status with appropriate internationally recognized institution;
e) Proven strategic thinking capability and management experience at senior level with strategic focus in a large and complex
organization with multiple revenue streams;
f) Ability to rise above details, to summarize overall patterns, assess value and trends;
g) Experience in leading and motivating staff including developing staff potential, encouraging
ownership and providing for two way communication;
h) Experience in effective business planning:
delegation, managing workloads and work streams, budgeting and monitoring costs, and
ensuring compliance;
i) Experience in monitoring and evaluating road sector programmes and in methods used to
determine Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and priorities with an understanding of the
principles of road management, will be an added advantage;
j) Understanding of effective information delivery techniques including education, marketing and
communications;
k) Experience in building and fostering relationships;
l) Age limit- Not more than 50 years.

Salary and benefits:
The position will be offered under a contract of three years, renewable. An attractive salary and conditions
will be available to the right candidate.

Conditions for applications:
Applications accompanied by (i) a capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifi cations,
adequacy for the post or assignment and illustrated personal experience in the East African Region; (ii)
copies of testimonials;
(iii) detailed curriculum vitae showing positions held;
(iv) current salary;
(v) 3 referees with their full addresses, e-mail/telephone contacts; and
(vi) postal address, day time telephone contacts and e-mail address of applicants should be
submitted in hard copy to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund,
5th Floor Soliz House
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue, Kampala
To reach the Executive Director not later than
Tuesday 09 November, 2010 at 5.00 p.m.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will result in
automatic disqualifi cation. The Uganda Road Fund is an equal opportunities employer.

Jobs in UGANDA NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS (UNBS) -Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Analyst for (Electrical, and Micro biology)
(Salary Scale 6)

Reporting to the Head of the Laboratory; the successful candidate shall be required to perform the following duties; Provide an environment necessary to analyze samples accurately, quickly, and at a low cost through proper planning, careful spending of budget, and promotion of good staff spend sometime every day at the bench with technicians performing the tests in the respective laboratories; evaluate analytical information and submits it lo higher authorities for ;approval; ensure the availability of supplies, ensure safety and suggesting to the authorities the disciplinary measures
required for efficient functioning of the laboratory;undertake qualify control activities/system of the laboratories to conform to the authorized policies, procedures, and sound laboratory practice.


Qualifications and other requirements:
• The successful candidates shall have a goad University degree in the relevant fields of Electrical Engineering (for Electrical post) and Food Science (for Microbiology post)
or Biological Sciences from a recognized institution
• Must be computer literate with emphasis on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the use of Internet.
• Minimum of 2 years experience in a laboratory setting at graduate level or 4 years at technician level.
• Being conversant with ISO/IEC 17025 Standard having worked in an accredited lab


The successful candidate needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills
Apply for this job

Mode of Application;
Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identify cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 5th November 2010.

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329, KAMPALA,

Jobs at UNBS- Inspectors Employment Opportunity (UGANDA NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS)

Position: Inspectors
(Salary Scale UNBS 6)
Reporting to Senior Inspector, the Inspector will be responsible for the following duties; Undertake planning and operation of UNBS Quality Assurance Programmes of Inspection, quality conformity within UNBS mandate; assist in the establishing and implementing a system for routine sampling and testing ; of customer site products; provide training and advisory stakeholders on mailers related to standards implementation

Qualifications and other requirements
• A good University Degree in -Chemistry, Biology, \Food science, Food Technology. Engineering or any other science related qualification from a recognized
• Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word. Excel, Power Point, and Internet applications. quality control, Standards Development or Laboratory
Testing at graduate level.
• Minimum 2 years experience in quality Assurance or any quality control,Standards Development or Laboratory Testing at graduate level.

The successful candidate needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills
Apply for this job

Mode of Application;

Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identify cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 5th November 2010.

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329, KAMPALA,

Micro-Biologist Job Vacancy in UNBS

Job Title: Senior Analyst-Microbiology
(Salary Scale UNBS 5)

Reports to the Head, Micro Biology Laboratory and performs the following duties and responsibilities:- carry out none routine tests on samples received for the first time and any other complex tests; assist the Head of Division in initiating and developing appropriate lest methods and procedures; ensure UNBS and industry adopt the latest methods and technology in the specific areas of testing (Chemistry, Electrical, Materials, Microbiology or Petroleum);participate in research relevant to standards development with emphasis on standard test methods; verify and interpret test' results by subordinate staff to ensure accuracy; liaise with the Head of Division and other relevant officers in writing test repots and lest certificates; ensure proper document control of laboratory records; and participate in technical committee meetings in standards

Qualifications and other requirements:
• The successful candidates shall have a good University degree in Food Science/Food Technology, or in Biological
• Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a Microbiology laboratory setting at graduate level or 5 years at Technician level
• Being conversant with ISO/EC 17025 Standard and having worked in an accredited lab is an added advantage.

The successful candidate needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills
Apply for this job

Mode of Application;

Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identify cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 5th November 2010.

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329, KAMPALA,

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