Grants Coordinator Job- Child Fund Uganda

Job Title: Grants Coordinator


Key responsibilities
• Keep track of upcoming proposals, research potentials sources of funding
• Review and highlight guidelines on upcoming grants and disseminate this information
•Spearhead capacity building of staff in resource acquisition
•Initiate, nurture and develop cordial relationships and networks with all stakeholders Represent ChildFund on grant management issues
* Coordinate the development, review and timely submission of reports ensuring accurate and donor compliance
• Manage grant start up and closure processes
• Support grant monitoring and evaluation and organize grant review meetings Lead in understanding and sharing of donor policies, regulations and procedures ChildFund Uganda is working in the 2 districts to develop the capacities of local community based organizations to be able to mobilize resources and implement programs that improve the well being of deprived, excluded and vulnerable children.

Qualifications and Experience
*A Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Development Studies, Humanities or closely related
* A Post-graduate qualification in project management is essential
* Master's degree is desirable ' Basic training in financial management
* A minimum of five (5) years hands-on experience in program management in general and at least 3years with a specific focus on grants management in an International NGO
* Proven experience sourcing/developing winning proposals and managing grants from major donors - USAID, Ell, DF1D, USAID, SIDA Ireland Aid and/or others in Uganda '
*Extensive computer proficiency is a must

Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
* Highly developed analytical and communication skills
* High level team skills Excellent analytical and report writing skills
Prior knowledge of relevant donor regulations and reporting requirements Ability and willingness to mentor other staff in grants management Ability to juggle competing priorities and meet demanding deadlines Ability to assimilate and process information on a wide range of issues Ability to manage multi-sectoral interventions efficiently Ability to coordinate with various stakeholders including program staff, partners, communities and government officials Strong networking, advocacy, negotiation and lobbying skills
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Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: "ChildFund - Position Name" indicating which position you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on the 17th of November 1010.

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

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

Sales Administrator Employment In Uganda

Job Title: Sales Administrator
Reports to power systems sales manager, responsible for the management of the documentation for the department and the storage of the products. He/she will work very closely with logistics, finance and sales engineers.

Main Functions
• Write and submit reports on time
• Ensure that the products in stock are managed well
• Attend to customers in the absence of the sales team
• Ensure that all the documentation is done on time and is always up to date.

Qualifications/ experience and competencies
• Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Agric or Information technology (IT).
• Pro-efficiency in micro-soft office and ready to learn the company custom made business software.
• Ready to work under close supervision.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Pro-efficiency in report writing
• Experience in handling tenders and office management will be an added advantage
• Experience in inventory management will be an added advantage
• Able to work in a team
• Should be a good coordinator
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Interested candidates who fulfill the above mentioned job requirements are kindly requested to send a detailed C.V with a recent personal photo and a cover letter with three work related referees including photocopies of your academic papers, specifying their location of residence on the envelope before November 12th to the attention of:

The Human Resource Manager,
Mantrac (U) Ltd, Seventh Street Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 7126 Kampala.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Sales Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Position: Sales Engineer

Reports to the power systems sales manager; responsible for selling power system prod¬ucts. Should be able to manage the customers allocated to him well and ensure that he meets the selling targets.

Main Functions
• Responsible for market surveys for power system products
• Contributing to the marketing strategy for power system products and participating in its implementation
• Carrying out the sales function for the power system products and meeting the targets
• Achieving the specified customer visits per week
• Draw up sales plans and write customer visit reports (Man CRM)
• Avail the customers with all the required information on time
• Carry out debt collection and work closely with the credit control department

Qualifications/ experience and competencies
• A degree in electrical, mechanical engineering or agricultural engineering
• Two years sales experience
• Must have a valid driving license
• Must be computer literate
• Self driven
• Report writing skills
• Networking and people skills
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Able to initiate and generate activity and make prompt clear decisions
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Interested candidates who fulfill the above mentioned job requirements are kindly requested to send a detailed C.V with a recent personal photo and a cover letter with three work related referees including photocopies of your academic papers, specifying their location of residence on the envelope before November 12th to the attention of:

The Human Resource Manager,
Mantrac (U) Ltd, Seventh Street Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 7126 Kampala.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Stores Assistant Jobs and Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: Stores Assistant
The Stores Assistant reports directly to the Stores Management Officer.
Location of office: Entebbe
Purpose of the job: To ensure that the trading stock of NMS is well kept and availed in line with the Stores Procedures Manual.

Key Accountabilities/Key Result Areas:
1) Receive NMS trading stocks and third party consignments in with the Stores Procedures Manual.
2) Coordinate the packing of orders as per working instructions in order to meet delivery schedule
3) Maintain up to-date records of stock at the locations supervised according to the Stores Procedures Manual.
4) Maintain secure, safe and hygienic storage conditions the Stores Operations Manual.
5) Ensure optimal utilization of storage space through the physical movement, consolidation and rotation of stocks at the Locations physically as appropriate and in line with the Stores Operations Manual and working instructions.
6) Carry out the physical checking of picked goods before handing them over for dispatch.
7) Produce periodic reports in line with the Stores Operations Manual
8) Supervise allocated subordinate staff in accordance with the Human Resource Manual.

Qualifications and experience:
• Minimum qualification of an honour's degree.
• Good knowledge of spread sheets, databases and word processing software
• 2 years relevant working experience in a pharmaceutical warehouse.
• Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
• Able to work within set deadlines and under pres Strong organizational and interpersonal skills Must be reliable and of high Integrity
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Mode of application:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with written applications specifying the position one is applying for and giving three referees with their full time telephone contacts and postal addresses indicated on the application letter. Photocopies of the original academic documents should be attached. Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.

All applications should be addressed to the

Head of Human Resource and Support Services,
National Medical Stores,
P.O Box 16 Entebbe.

Applications should reach him not later than 5 pm on 15th November 2010.

Only candidates who meet the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted.

National Medical Stores Jobs and Employment In Uganda

Job Title: Project Coordinator
The Project Coordinator reports to the Head of Stores and Operations.
Location of office: Entebbe

Purpose of the job: The project Coordinator oversees all aspects of the Centers for Disease Control Laboratory Supplies project on behalf of the project Director using planning, monitoring and controlling processes.

Key accountabilities/key result areas:
1) Draw up project budgets and operational plans based on project goals and available funding as approved by CDC and Management.
2) Define and determine specific roles and responsibilities of project members in NMS /CDC project especially the key deliverables required of each department in NMS; JMS from time to time.
3)Provide hands on day today project management to ensure that the project goals and objectives are achieved within the project timeframe and guidelines established.
4) develop and execute monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) plans.
5) Track and report or project progress to ensure that project deliverables stay on time and budget.
6) Draw up required quarterly and annual progress reports and updates on project activities and deliverables as required by CDC and NMS in liaison with the Project Director and project members.
7) Liaise with Finance and Procurement departments to produce Financial Status reports.
8) Perform any other duties assigned by the project Director,

Person specifications:
• Relevant Medical Degree (Medicine, Pharmacy, Biomedical Laboratory Technology, Medical Laboratory Science, or Public health).
• A Post graduate diploma in project management.
• 3 years experience on the management team of a similar USG funded project.
• Proficiency in spreadsheets, databases and word processing software.
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Mode of application:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with written applications specifying the position one is applying for and giving three referees with their full time telephone contacts and postal addresses indicated on the application letter. Photocopies of the original academic documents should be attached. Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.

All applications should be addressed to the

Head of Human Resource and Support Services,
National Medical Stores,
P.O Box 16 Entebbe.

Applications should reach him not later than 5 pm on 15th November 2010.

Only candidates who meet the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted.

Micro Finance Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Accounts Financial Officer (AFOs) Level 5
Working stations: Country side Zonal Offices,

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for Zonal accounting func¬tion, functional appraisal and capacity building of clients.
Reports to: Senior finance services officer,

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
1. Implement appropriate accounting, budgeting and -budgetary controls at the zones,
2. Undertake analysis of clients Organization reports for adequate guidance of the loan process. ;
3. Support the provision of capacity building to clients in financial matters.
4. Manage all imprest funds at the zones.
5. Maintains all the accounting records of the zones.
6. Oversee the procurement process at the zonal office.
7. Preparation and production of the Zonal budgets.
8. Produce budget variance report of the zones.
9. Manage the cost accounting function of the zones
10. Maintain zonal office loans and recoveries ledger:
11. Maintain and regularly update the Zones Assets
12. Uphold the company's image
13. Participate in offering Technical Assistance and system development particularly in the areas of market and product development, good governance, accounting, business planning, loan tracking and reporting

Person Specifications / competences:
The position requires the following minimum qualifications and competences:
a) Degree in Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration with emphasis on accounting.
b) Level/Part II professional accounting qualifications in CPA, ACCA, or equivalent accounting qualifications will be of added advantage.
c) Experience in automated accounting systems will be
d) At least 3 years working experience in accounting with a reputable organization preferably in the financial service industry;
e) A candidate must demonstrate practical knowledge in Accounting packages and public procurement.
f) Good interpersonal relations;
g) Good communication skills and a team player;
h) A clean driving permit at class B will be of an added advantage
i) At least 30-45 years of age
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Interested Ugandans with the requisite qualifications should send their applications (hard copies) with detailed Curriculum Vitae together with copies of academic certifi-cates and transcripts with at least 3 referees one of whom should be your current Employer/Supervisor with reliable day telephone contacts or emails. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification of the candi¬dates. Applications to be received not later than Monday 15th November, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. to the address here clearly stating the job title and addressed to:

Director, General,
Uganda Management Institute,
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road,
P.O.BOX 20131, Kampala Uganda
E- mail: admin@umi.ac.ug
Tel :256-41 -4259722/4223748/4346620
or 256-31-226513

Grants/Contract Specialist - STRIDES Project Jobs and Vacancies

Position: Grants/Contract Specialist - STRIDES Project
Overall Responsibilities:
Provides support during contracts/grants preparation, development of tools and systems, financial management support and monitoring of sub-recipient projects. Ensures that funds and advances/payments to grantees/contractors are prepared, reviewed and approved in a timely manner. Ensures the smooth communication flow between the contractors/grantees

Qualification:
1) Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a relevant field from a recognized University 2) A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience working in, or supporting a grants/ contracts unit 3) Experience of working in a USAID funded NGO supporting sub-recipients is preferred but not required 4) Excellent interpersonal skills, good organizational skills, demonstrated ability to interact professionally with a culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants.
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All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner
MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.0. Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org

Deadline for submission: 12th November 2010,We thank all applicants for their interests, but only acknowledged shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Regional Nutrition Advisor Jobs and Employment

Job Title: Regional Nutrition Advisor- STRIDES Project

Overall Responsibilities:
The Regional Nutrition Advisor's overall responsibility is to provide technical direction to STRIDES nutrition activities in the districts both at the facility and community levels. The Advisor will closely liaise with the National Nutrition Advisor, DHMTs, the regional referral nutritionist as well as the health unit in-charges from facilities implementing nutrition activities. The Regional Nutrition Advisor will participate in developing relevant training materials and conducting training of the various services providers. The position is based in the region (Fort Portal and Jinja).

Qualifications:
1) Degree in Nutrition with focus in public health or equivalent 2) At least three years of demonstrated experience in developing and implementing successful nutrition programs, managing malnutrition in infants/children, and promoting behavioral change for prevention of malnutrition 3) Experience working at the community level preferred 4) Experience working with the private sector 5) Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate with a variety of collaborators, including DHMTs, NGOs and community-based organizations. 6) Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance to government and non-government health workers 7) Strong organizational and report writing skills
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All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner
MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.0. Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org

Deadline for submission: 12th November 2010,We thank all applicants for their interests, but only acknowledged shortlisted candidates will be contacted

National Nutrition Advisor Job Vacancy

Jon Title: National Nutrition Advisor - STRIDES Project
The Nutrition Advisor is responsible for the development and implementation of the STRIDES facility and community based nutrition activities. S/he will liaise with the nutrition unit of the Ministry of Health as well as District Health Management Teams of the selected districts to establish health facilities for the treatment and rehabilitation of moderate to severe malnutrition. The Nutrition Advisor will participate in developing relevant training materials and conducting training of the various services providers. The position is based in Kampala

Qualifications:
1) Degree in Nutrition with focus in public health or equivalent 2) At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring successful nutrition programmes, managing malnutrition in infants/children, and promoting behavioral change for prevention of malnutrition 3) Familiarity with USAID funded nutrition initiatives and the positive deviance methodology is an added advantage 4) Experience working with the private sector 5) Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate with a variety of collaborators, including DHMTs, national level managers, donors, technical assistance organizations, NGOs and community-based organizations 6) Demonstrated supervisory skills 7) Strong organizational and report writing skills
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All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner
MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.0. Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org

Deadline for submission: 12th November 2010,We thank all applicants for their interests, but only acknowledged shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Data Warehouse Architect Job- MSH

Job Title: Data Warehouse Architect (MOH Secondment) - SURE Project

Overall Responsibilities:
The Data Warehouse Architect is a secondment by SURE to the Ministry of Health Resource Centre. S/he participates in and coordinates the design, development and deployment of the Pharmaceutical Information Portal (PIP) data warehouse and business intelligence system for the Ministry of Health. S/he ensures the quality of the developed dimensional model, ETL, Bl layer and documentation, and supervises the contractors ensuring that project implementation is on schedule. S/he works very closely with the stakeholders to identify the pharmaceutical and health supplies information needs for the data warehouse ensuring that the business intelligence functionality of the data warehouse is responsive to these needs.

Qualifications:
1) Degree in Computer Science or in related field with relevant experience of not less than 5 years. Masters degree in the field of Computer Science is added advantage 2) Five years experience in designing, implementing and maintaining large scale SQL Server database instances with client/server configurations including performance tuning and database optimization 3) Extensive and comprehensive knowledge of and experience in development of data warehousing solutions in SQL Server 2005/2008, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), OLAP cubes and Slowly Changing Dimensions (SCD) 4) Expert level data mining/modeling skills and deep understanding of OLTP and OLAP (dimensional) database design with full life cycle experience in data warehouse design, development, tuning and support 5) Five years experience with Visual Studio and C# development environments 6) MCTS SQL Server 2005/2008 Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance certification a plus 7) Project Management Certification (PMP, CPM, CAPM, Prince2, Project*) a plus 8) Knowledge of basic statistics and analysis a plus 9) Basic knowledge of Linux/Windows Server installation, administration and good understanding of IP addressing for enterprise networks 10) Project assurance and quality testing on systems development projects an added advantage 11) In-depth knowledge of the Uganda health system including its routine Information system (HMIS) is a plus 12) Excellent communication and documentation skills and ability to work with minimum supervision
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All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner-
MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.0. Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org

Deadline for submission: 12th

Sales Executives Jobs in Uganda at Magric (U) Limited

Position: Sales Executives

Main duties and responsibilities:
*Pursue business opportunities within existing and potential customers
*Prepare Quarterly Sales plans and Applications with detailed CVs copies monthly Sales Reports
*Meet monthly sales targets of academic qualifications names of three credible and traceable referees
*Maintain good service and excellent and telephone contact should be customer relations
* Maintain a customer base, and
* Reporting to the Sales Manager


Qualifications and Experience:
* A good Business Degree preferably in Marketing
* Computer literacy especially in Word and Spread Sheets
* Excellent written and Verbal Communication Skills
* Ability lo plan and organize work as well as managing priorities
* Good interpersonal skills
* At least 3 years working experience in Sales and Marketing
*Aged between 25 and 35 years



Remuneration package:
Attractive but within the company’s salary scale
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Applications with the detailed CVs, copies of academic qualifications names of three credible and traceable referees and telephone numbers should be addressed to:

The Finance Director
P.O. Box 3218
Kampala

To reach him not later than 25th November, 2010

N.B: Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview and successful candidates will be required to commence work on 1st December, 2010

Credit Executive Job vacancy at Bayport Financial Services

Job Title: Credit Executive

To develop, design, review and analyze collection statistics and risk management processes and tools, and offer guidance and mentorship to Departmental and Field staff in line with Bayport Uganda's lending policies and procedures.

Role requirements:
• To design and ensure implementation of strategies and action plans for recovery of delinquent loans, delinquency tracking tool and transform the required actions into standard policies and procedures in line with Bayport Uganda's policies and procedures
• To develop and implement Collection processes, policies and procedures according to Bayport Uganda Strategic Plan.
• Prepare, submit and present, on a monthly basis Departmental performance reports on the Collections efficiencies and actions to further improve performance.
• Oversee reporting and analysis of collections data relative to decision-making based upon mitigating toss, delinquency, bad debt, age o! receivables, business and customer value.
• Maintain high quality demonstrated by achieving measurable goals such as: Improved loan book performance, Lower bad debt write offs attributable to poor credit decisions and poor collection techniques and strategies; higher customer retention attributable to the use of best consumer and business credit and collections practices.
• Manage relationships with: collection agencies, credit and collections based tools, Industry associations, among others, to meet ail Company Goals.

Skills required:
• Qualified candidates for this position will possess a Bachelor's in Business Management/ Finance/ Mathematics. An internationally recognized M.B.A/Post Graduate qualification in Finance is advisable.
• 5-10 years senior management experience of large teams with varying tasks and levels of complexity and experience.
• 5+ years experience in running a Credit and Collections Department preferably in the Commercial Banking/Financial Industry environment in Uganda/ internationally with proven track record and results.
• Experience in the Financial Services industry with particular focus on credit lending and management advisable.
• Accurate, dependable, a team player who is driven by achieving results and delivering Shareholders expectations.
• Above average problem solving and analytical skills; Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Ability to nurture, grow and develop strong and beneficial business relationships across all levels.
• Ability to travel extensively within Uganda and globally.
• Must be 35 years or older.
• A high flying Credit Executive who is well respected in the business community for achieving results.
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Suitable applicants should send their applications to the

Executive, Bayport Financial Services;
Plot 12 Hannington Road latest by 15th November 2010.

• Handwritten job application
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of ALL supporting documentation
• Full contacts of 3 referees

Current Jobs in NSSF Uganda

ob Title: Deputy Managing Director

National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to its members as prescribed by law under NSSF Act through the efficient and effective management of members' contributions. The NSSF Asset base is currently 1.7 Trillion, making NSSF one of the largest players in Uganda's financial sector.

Vision: "To be the region's leading social security provider, delivering a wide range of quality products and services and a real return to our members, while driving economic development and sustaining a competitive advantage in a free market".

NSSF is looking for a suitably qualified Ugandan to fill the vacant post of a DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR. The person should be highly motivated and experienced with outstanding leadership skills to provide high level assistance and advice to the MANAGING DIRECTOR. He will directly be responsible for Marketing, Human Resources and Administration functions in the Fund.

The Deputy MANAGING DIRECTOR will work closely with the MANAGING DIRECTOR and other members of the Executive team in the strategic management of the NSSF.

Key Responsibilities:
• Deputize Managing Director on the overall management of the organization in line with the organizations strategic plan.
• Lead and provide guidance and support with regards to all Human Resource activities.
• Responsible for the overall management of the administrative services of the Fund, including property management, procurement and disposal of assets , general administration and transport and fleet management services.
• Lead and manage the development and growth of the NSSF corporate brand, services and products

The preferred Candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience.
• Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Finance, Business Management, or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution.
• Post graduate qualification / Masters Degree in Business Administration or a related subject. A good exposure to pensions or investment related organization will be an added advantage.
• Minimum of 8 years experience at management level 5 years of which should be at Senior management level in a large financial services or related organization of international repute.
• Familiarity with the current global and local regulatory environment for investment funds as well as a demonstrated ability to keep on top of developments in the pensions sector globally.
• He must be an effective communicator with excellent leadership and management skills. He must be results-oriented with strong business development sense and the ability to interact with clients, senior management and staff. He must be a creative problem-solver with the ability to build and manage teams, delegate authority and develop employee talents.

Other Information:
This is a senior position and the terms and conditions of service are very attractive
NSSF is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants who meet the person specifications are encouraged to apply
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How to apply:
Ernst and Young has been contracted by NSSF to assist in the short listing process. If you feel you meet the above requirements, please send your application to them enclosing a detailed curriculum vitae giving three referees and copies of academic and professional certificates/testimonials, postal address and daytime telephone contact quoting Ref. 080 to address: Ernst and Young, Executive Selection Division 18 Clement Hill Road. P.O. Box 7215, Kampala so as to reach them by Monday, 13th December, 2010

Canvassing is not allowed and will lead to disqualification. Applications which will be received after the closing date will not be considered.

Manager, Strategic and Business Planning Job at UCC

Job Title: Manager, Strategic and Business Planning
Reports to: Director, Competition and Corporate Affairs

Role:
Coordinate and monitor the preparation and implementation of the UCC Corporate Plans and reports as well as periodic business analysis.

Key Result Areas
1. Coordinate the development of the UCC Strategic and Business plans and develop their implementation matrix;
2. Participate in development arid implementation of a strategy for aligning corporate performance to individual performance;
3. Design and implement appropriate tools for monitoring and evaluating performance of the Strategic, Business and operational plans at Corporate level;
4. Prepare UCC's corporate performance reports which evaluates the performance of the strategic and business plans that the organization has implemented during a financial year;
5. Coordinate the preparation of inputs to the line ministry and other stakeholders on matters of planning and reporting in relation to the Communications sector;
6. Coordinate the development of the Commission's annual priorities/objectives to guide resource allocation during the annual budget process to ensure that budget proposals mesh with the Commission's policy objectives and plans;
7. Participate in the development of a framework for public private partnerships (PPPs) for the communications sector; and
s. Compile and generate quarterly and annual reports as well as periodic UCC performance reports to the Commission, annual policy statements for submission to the line Ministry, Parliament and other Government institutions in line with the reporting requirements of the Commission.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, or any other related field,
• Masters degree in any of the above or any other related field.

Knowledge and Experience:
• At least five (5) years working experience, three [3] of which should be in corporate planning and reporting
• Computer literate

Competencies required
• Good grasp of corporate planning and reporting, and proven competences in designing reports or working with design houses for publications;
• Good written and verbal communication, strong interpersonal skills with capacity to work with people at all levels, including external stakeholders;
• Quickly understands the business issues and challenges of organization and industry;
• Capacity to identify the organization’s strengths and weaknesses and suggest areas of improvement;
• Delivers informative, well-organized presentations,

EMPLOYMENT TERMS:
Successful candidates for the advertised positions will sign a three (3)-year renewable employment contract with the Commission.
A very attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with qualifications and previous work experience.
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MODE OF APPLICATION:
Interested candidates should deliver applications indicating their telephone number (s), e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:

1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
2. Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.
Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on November 8, 2010 to:

The Director
Human Resource and Administration,
Uganda Communications Commission,
2nd Floor, UCC House
Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P.0. Box 7376, KAMPALA

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.
You can also visit our Website on: www.ucc.co.ug

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance In Its establishmen

Jobs in UMEME- Uganda, Employment Opportunities and Vacancies

Job Title: Network Control Manager
Reports to: Network Support Manager

Job purpose
To manage the power system network and the SCADA/ DMS infrastructure for UMEME taking into account all aspects of power system control, monitoring and performance evaluation, leadership and power system operations.
Key responsibilities
• Manage Control Centre operations
• Measure, control and monitor all System operating procedures
• Deliver safe, reliable and high quality electrical energy to customers
• Install, commission and put to work hardware, software and communications systems (SCADA) to measure, monitor and control, on a 24 hour basis, electrical energy acquisition, distribution and supply to customers.
• Manage load shedding process in liaison with UETCL to maintain the power system integrity and to inform customers accordingly.
• Manage power system outage schedules in liaison with power system maintenance managers and informing the public accordingly
• Develop, maintain and implement safe power system operating and work procedures to ensure the safety of plant, equipment, employees and the public.
• Develop, maintain and implement emergency J preparedness plans and System Operating Memoranda (SOM) for the distribution system.
• Manage human and financial resources in accordance with company guidelines.

Required qualifications and experience
• BSc Electrical Engineering Degree
• At least six (8) years post qualification experience in power system operations.
• Certificate in SCADA systems management from a recognized electricity utility training

Knowledge and Skills
• Computer literacy at an advanced level
• Detailed knowledge of power system" operations in an electricity distribution environment
• Load forecasting
• Organizational behavior, people skills and customer relationships management
• Good knowledge of the electricity supply industry.
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HOW TO APPLY
If you believe you are the right candidate for this challenging position, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae to the

Human Resources Manager at lugogo
Plot 5C 3rd Street Industrial Area

Or e-mail recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug.

Applications should be received by 05:00p.m on Friday 12th November 2010.
Please do not enclose photocopies of academic certificates and/or testimonials.

UMEME is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Influence peddling will lead to automatic disqualification.

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