Jobs Vacancies and Employment at UNDP

Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 19-Nov-10
Additional Category Poverty Reduction
Type of Contract : SSA
Job title : International Consultant
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Dec-2010
Duration of Initial Contract : 30 working days
Expected Duration of Assignment :

Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose of Assignment and Scope of Work

The consultants are to prepare one project document with interventions that contribute to the increased productivity, competitiveness and employment through the development of functional and inclusive markets in selected sub-sectors. The preparation of the project document will involve identification of UNDPs niche within the component and thus enable the articulation of conceptual and operational linkages of the outcome and output within the component in the development context in general. It will also inform selection of the implementing partner , responsible parties and collaborating partners for delivering on this output. The project document shall describe the strategies for implementing the agreed interventions and how they contribute to the realization of the CPAP output outcome respectively. The project document will be used as a tool for efficient project management and for resource mobilization. The project document will be written according to the UNDP project document template to be shared with the consultants and shall reflect the following aspects:

* Continuity of project activities over the four (4)year period of the CPAP
* The creation of synergies with other programme interventions
* The integration of cross cutting issues and human rights based approach to programming
* A clear monitoring and evaluation strategy;
* A clear partnership / collaboration strategy
* The proposed composition of the project board responsible for management and assurance
* The accountability and risk management requirements
* A clear exit strategy

To ensure project quality, the project document preparation will build on lessons learnt during the implementation of CPAP 2006-2010, stakeholder participation and partnership building; managing for results and reporting.

Objectives of the Assignment

* To identify programmatic interventions that will contribute to the achievement of the Functional and inclusive markets in selected sub sectors in place.
* To establish the baseline information for outcome area on productivity, competitiveness and employment in selected sub sectors
* To undertake the initial identification and assessment of the project risks
* To prepare one project document for the delivery of the selected strategic interventions

Tasks/ Activities

* Attend detailed briefing on the UNDP programming facilitated by the UNDP programme team.
* Review critical documentation/literature related to the CPAP and UNDP /UN programming.
* Present inception report and discussion guide for agreement with UNDP prior to consultations.
* Undertake consultations with key stakeholders from UNDP, UN agencies, Government, NGOs, development partners and private sector to ascertain priorities areas, on going interventions etc
* Identify areas of interventions that aim at achieving the stated output 2.2.2, identify target beneficiaries and establish the baselines.
* Articulate conceptual linkages of the output and outcome while addressing cross cutting issues like gender
* Identify opportunities for resource mobilization and partnership.
* Make presentation of key findings and recommendations to stakeholders' validation workshop and incorporate relevant comments into the draft project document.
* Make presentation at internal pre-Project Appraisal Committee(PAC) meeting with UNDP Senior Management and staff to review the revised draft project document
* Make presentation of final draft project document at PAC meeting with selected key stakeholders including Government, proposed IPs and collaborating partners and incorporate comments for the finalization of project document.

Key Deliverables and Schedule

* Inception report detailing the understanding/ interpretation of the TORs; the methodology of carrying out the assignment; work plan and implementation schedule as agreed upon with UNDP team.
* Draft project document
* Presentations to stakeholder validation, Pre-PAC and PAC meetings
* Final project document

The assignment is expected to take 30 working days from the signing of the contract and the consultants will be expected to be available on a full time basis and deliver the outputs as per schedule proposed below:

Outputs and Due dates:

Inception report is due 7 days iafter signing of contract

Presentation of findings to stakeholder validation meeting is due 21 days after signing contract

Draft project document is due 23 days after signing

Presentation of draft project document to pre-PAC meeting is due 25 days after signing

Presentation of final draft of project document to PAC meeting is due 27 days after signing

Final Project document is due 30 days after signing

Reporting Arrangements

The consultants will report to the team leader of the Poverty Reduction Unit, who will take the lead in providing technical backstopping; they will work closely with the programme consultants.

At the conclusion of each deliverable, there will be a presentation to the programme team leaders in UNDP for review. The consultants will work under the overall guidance and leadership of the Country Director and Resident Representative.

Competencies

Technical Competencies

* Strong analytical skills
* Good communication and writing skills in English.

Personal Competencies (International and national):

* Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards.
* Positive, constructive attitude to work.
* Ability to act professionally and flexibility to engage with government officials, donor representatives, private sector and communities

Required Skills and Experience

Qualifications

The assignment will be a carried out by one international consultant and one national consultant with expertise below:

International Consultant

* Minimum of a Masters degree in Economics, Business, Development Studies or related field
* At least 10 years progressive work experience in area of private sector development, market and value chain development
* Extensive experience in project and programme formulation and management
* A good understanding of the development context of Uganda with experience in post conflict recovery programming
* Experience in policy analysis with a focus on SME development and employment
* Expertise in strategic planning

Technical Competencies

* Strong leadership and task management competencies
* Excellent analytical and report writing skills in English.

Application Procedure

UNDP invites qualified and experienced

international candidates who are not nationals of Uganda to submit their applications for this consultancy.

Candidates should also attach the following documents

* A detailed curriculum vitae
* 2 samples of previous project documents developed

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Apply by through the link below
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=20062

Consultancy Job Vacancy at UNDP in Uganda, Kampala

Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 19-Nov-10
Additional Category Poverty Reduction
Type of Contract : SSA
Job Title : International Consultant
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Dec-2010
Duration of Initial Contract : 30 working days


Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose of Assignment and Scope of Work

The consultants are to prepare a one project document with interventions that will enable establishment of policies and strategies for sustainable ENRM, CC adaptation/mitigation and disaster risk reduction. The preparation of the project document will involve identification of UNDPs niche within the component and thus enable the articulation of conceptual and operational linkages of the outcome and output within the component in the development context in general. It will also inform selection of the implementing partner , responsible parties and collaborating partners for delivering on this output. The project document shall describe the strategies for implementing the agreed interventions and how they contribute to the realization of the CPAP output and outcome respectively. The project document will be used as a tool for efficient project management and for resource mobilization. The project document will be written according to the UNDP project document template to be shared with the consultants and shall reflect the following aspects:

* Continuity over the four (4)year period of the CPAP
* The creation of synergies with other programme interventions
* The integration of cross cutting issues and human rights based approach to programming
* A clear monitoring and evaluation strategy;
* A clear partnership / collaboration strategy
* The proposed composition of the project board responsible for management and assurance\
* The accountability and risk management requirements
* A clear exit strategy

To ensure project quality, the project document preparation will build on lessons learnt during the implementation of CPAP 2006-2010, stakeholder participation and partnership building; managing for results and reporting

Objectives of the Assignment

* To identify programmatic interventions that will contribute to Selected Policies and Strategies for sustainable ENRM, CC adaptation/ mitigation and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in place
* To establish the baseline information for outcome area on “Enabling Environment for Sustainable Environment and Natural Resources Management (ENRM), Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) as well as Climate Change (CC) adaptation and mitigation in place.”
* To undertake the initial identification and assessment of the project risks
* To prepare one project document for the delivery of the selected strategic interventions

Tasks/ Activities

* Attend detailed briefing on the UNDP programming facilitated by the UNDP programme teams
* Review critical documentation/literature related to the CPAP and UNDP /UN programming.
* Present inception report and discussion guide for agreement with UNDP prior to consultations.
* Undertake consultations with key stakeholders from UNDP, UN agencies, Government, NGOs, development partners and private sector to ascertain priorities areas, on going interventions etc
* Identify areas of interventions that aim at achieving the stated output 2.3.1, identify target beneficiaries and establish the baselines.
* Articulate conceptual linkages of the output and outcome while addressing cross cutting issues like gender
* Identify opportunities for resource mobilization and partnership.
* Make presentation of key findings and recommendations to stakeholders' validation workshop and incorporate relevant comments into the draft project document.
* Make presentation at internal pre-PAC meeting with UNDP Senior Management and staff to review the revised draft project document
* Make presentation of final draft project document at PAC meeting with selected key stakeholders including Government, proposed IPs and collaborating partners and incorporate comments for the finalization of project document.

Key Deliverables and Schedule

* Inception report detailing the understanding/ interpretation of the TORs; the methodology of carrying out the assignment; work plan and implementation schedule as agreed upon with UNDP team.
* Draft project document
* Presentations to stakeholder validation, Pre-PAC and PAC meetings
* Final project document

The assignment is expected to take 30 working days from the signing of the contract and the consultants will be expected to be available on a full time basis and deliver the outputs as per schedule proposed below:

Outputs and Due dates

Inception report is due 7 days after signing of contract

Presentation of findings to stakeholder validation meeting is due 21 days after signing contract

Draft project document is due 23 days after signing

Presentation of draft project document to pre-PAC meeting is due 25 days after signing

Presentation of final draft of project document to PAC meeting is due 27 days after signing

Final Project document is due 30 days after signing

Reporting Arrangements

The consultants will report to the team leader of the Poverty Reduction Unit, who will take the lead in providing technical backstopping; they will work closely with the programme consultants.

At the conclusion of each deliverable, there will be a presentation to the programme team leaders in UNDP for review. The consultants will work under the overall guidance and leadership of the Country Director and Resident Representative.

Competencies

Technical competencies

* Excellent analytical skills;
* Excellent communication and writing skills in English

Personal Competencies(International and national ):

* Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards.
* Positive, constructive attitude to work.
* Ability to act professionally and flexibility to engage with government officials, donor representatives, private sector and communities

Required Skills and Experience

Required Qualifications

The assignment will be a carried out by one international consultant and one national consultant . The International Consultant is required to possess the following qualifications and expertise:

* Masters degree in Environment and Natural Resource Management or related field
* At least 10 years progressive work experience in area of Environment and Natural Resources Management and Climate Change adaptation, mitigation
* Extensive experience in project and programme formulation and management
* A good understanding of the development context of Uganda with experience in programming in LDCs
* Experience in policy analysis and strategic planning

Technical competencies

* Strong leadership and task management competencies
* Excellent communication and writing skills in English

Application Procedure

UNDP invites only qualified and interested international candidates who are NOT nationals of Uganda to submit their application for this consultancy.

Candidates should also attach the following documents

* A detailed curriculum vitae
* 2 samples of previous project documents developed

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

How to apply
UNDP Uganda

Jobs and Employment In UNDP (United Nations) for Ugandans

Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 19-Nov-10
Additional Category Poverty Reduction
Type of Contract : SSA
Job Title : National Consultant- Project Formulation
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Dec-2010
Duration of Initial Contract : 30 working days
Expected Duration of Assignment : 30 working days


Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose of Assignment and Scope of Work

The consultants are to prepare a one project document with pilot initiatives on Sustainable Environment and Natural Resources Management (ENRM), Climate Change adaptation and mitigation that inform policy.

The preparation of the project document will involve identification of UNDPs niche within the component and thus enable the articulation of conceptual and operational linkages of the outcome and output within the component in the development context in general. It will also inform selection of the implementing partner , responsible parties and collaborating partners for delivering on this output. The project document shall describe the strategies for implementing the agreed interventions and how they contribute to the realization of the CPAP output and outcome respectively. The project document will be used as a tool for efficient project management and for resource mobilization. The project document will be written according to the UNDP project document template to be shared with the consultants and shall reflect the following aspects:

* Continuity of project activities over the four (4)year period of the CPAP
* The creation of synergies with other programme interventions
* The integration of cross cutting issues and human rights based approach to programming
* A clear monitoring and evaluation strategy;
* A clear partnership / collaboration strategy
* The proposed composition of the project board responsible for management and assurance
* The accountability and risk management requirements
* A clear exit strategy

To ensure project quality, the project document preparation will build on lessons learnt during the implementation of CPAP 2006-2010, stakeholder participation and partnership building; managing for results and reporting

Objectives of the Assignment

* To identify pilot initiatives on Sustainable Environment and Natural Resources Management (ENRM), Climate Change adaptation and mitigation that inform policy
* To establish the baseline information for outcome area on “Enabling Environment for Sustainable Environment and Natural Resources Management (ENRM) as well as Climate Change (CC) adaptation and mitigation in place.”
* To undertake the initial identification and assessment of the project risks
* To prepare one project document for the delivery of the selected strategic interventions

Tasks/ Activities

* Attend detailed briefing on the UNDP programming facilitated by the UNDP programme team.
* Review critical documentation/literature related to the CPAP and UNDP /UN programming.
* Present inception report and discussion guide for agreement with UNDP prior to consultations.
* Undertake consultations with key stakeholders from UNDP, UN agencies, Government, NGOs, development partners and private sector to ascertain priorities areas, on going interventions etc
* Identify areas of interventions that aim at achieving the stated output 2.3.2, identify target beneficiaries and establish the baselines.
* Articulate conceptual linkages of the output and outcome while addressing cross cutting issues like gender
* Identify opportunities for resource mobilization and partnership.
* Make presentation of key findings and recommendations to stakeholders' validation workshop and incorporate relevant comments into the draft project document.
* Make presentation at internal pre-PAC meeting with UNDP Senior Management and staff to review the revised draft project document
* Make presentation of final draft project document at PAC meeting with selected key stakeholders including Government, proposed IPs and collaborating partners and incorporate comments for the finalization of project document.

Key Deliverables and Schedule

* Inception report detailing the understanding/ interpretation of the TORs; the methodology of carrying out the assignment; work plan and implementation schedule as agreed upon with UNDP team.
* Draft project document
* Presentations to stakeholder validation, Pre-PAC and PAC meetings
* Final project document

The assignment is expected to take 30 working days from the signing of the contract and the consultants will be expected to be available on a full time basis and deliver the outputs as per schedule proposed below:

Outputs and Due dates

Inception report is due 7 days after signing of contract

Presentation of findings to stakeholder validation meeting is due 21 days after signing contract

Draft project document is due 23 days after signing

Presentation of draft project document to pre-PAC meeting is due 25 days after signing

Presentation of final draft of project document to PAC meeting is due 27 days after signing

Final Project document is due 30 days after signing

Reporting Arrangements

The consultants will report to the team leader of the Poverty Reduction Unit, who will take the lead in providing technical backstopping; they will work closely with the programme consultants.

At the conclusion of each deliverable, there will be a presentation to the programme team leaders in UNDP for review. The consultants will work under the overall guidance and leadership of the Country Director and Resident Representative.

Competencies

Technical Competencies

* Excellent analytical skills
* Good communication and writing skills in English

Personal Competencies

* Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards.
* Positive, constructive attitude to work.
* Ability to act professionally and flexibility to engage with government officials, donor representatives, private sector and communities

Required Skills and Experience

Required Qualifications

The assignment will undertaken by 2 national consultants with the following qualifications and expertise:

* Masters degree in Environment and Natural Resource Management or related field
* At least 7 years progressive work experience in area of Environment and Natural Resources Management and Climate Change adaptation/ mitigation
* Extensive experience in project and programme formulation and management
* A good understanding of the NDP and the development context of Uganda
* Experience in addressing MDGs and cross cutting issues like Gender
* Experience in strategic planning and policy analysis
* Experience in project formulation and project management at local level
* Knowledge of UN/UNDP programming is an added advantage

Application Procedure

UNDP invites

only qualified and interested candidates who are nationals of Uganda to submit their applications for these consultancies. Two national consultants will be selected from the applications.

Candidates should also attach the following documents

* A detailed curriculum vitae
* 2 samples of previous project documents developed

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Apply
Apply to UNDP Uganda

Jobs and Employment at UNDP (United Nations)

Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 19-Nov-10
Additional Category Poverty Reduction
Type of Contract : SSA
Job Title : National Consultant
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Dec-2010
Duration of Initial Contract : 30 working days
Expected Duration of Assignment : 30 working days




Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose of Assignment and Scope of Work

The consultants are to prepare one project document with interventions for the establishment and/ or review of the appropriate national policy and regulatory frameworks that contribute to increased productivity, competitiveness and employment in the selected sectors. The preparation of the project document will involve identification of UNDPs niche within the component and thus enable the articulation of conceptual and operational linkages of the outcome and output within the component in the development context in general. It will also inform selection of the implementing partner , responsible parties and collaborating partners for delivering on this output area. The project document shall describe the strategies for implementing the agreed interventions and how they contribute to the realization of the CPAP output outcome respectively. The project document will be used as a tool for efficient project management and for resource mobilization. The project document will be written according to the UNDP project document template to be shared with the consultants and shall reflect the following aspects:

* Continuity of project activities over the four (4)year period of the CPAP
* The creation of synergies with other programme interventions
* The integration of cross cutting issues and human rights based approach to programming
* A clear monitoring and evaluation strategy;
* A clear partnership / collaboration strategy
* The proposed composition of the project board responsible for management and assurance
* The accountability and risk management requirements
* A clear exit strategy

To ensure project quality, the project document preparation will build on lessons learnt during the implementation of CPAP 2006-2010, stakeholder participation and partnership building; managing for results and reporting.

Objectives of the Assignment

* To identify programmatic interventions that will contribute to the review and strengthening / development of national policies and regulatory frameworks for the Agriculture, Trade and Tourism sectors
* To establish the baseline information on national policies and regulatory frameworks that boost productivity, competitiveness and employment in the selected sectors
* To undertake the initial identification and assessment of the project risks
* To prepare one project document for the delivery of the selected strategic interventions

Tasks/ Activities:

* Attend detailed briefing on the UNDP programming facilitated by the UNDP programme team.
* Review critical documentation/literature related to the CPAP and UNDP /UN programming.
* Present inception report and discussion guide for agreement with UNDP prior to consultations.
* Undertake consultations with key stakeholders from UNDP, UN agencies, Government, NGOs, development partners and private sector to ascertain priorities areas, on going interventions etc
* Identify areas of interventions that aim at achieving the stated output 2.2.1, identify target beneficiaries and establish the baselines.
* Articulate conceptual linkages of the output and outcome while addressing cross cutting issues like gender
* Identify opportunities for resource mobilization and partnership.
* Make presentation of key findings and recommendations to stakeholders' validation workshop and incorporate relevant comments into the draft project document.
* Make presentation at internal pre-PAC meeting with UNDP Senior Management and staff to review the revised draft project document
* Make presentation of final draft project document at PAC meeting with selected key stakeholders including
* Government, proposed IPs and collaborating partners and incorporate comments for the finalization of project document.

Key Deliverables and Schedule

* Inception report detailing the understanding/ interpretation of the TORs; the methodology of carrying out the assignment; work plan and implementation schedule as agreed upon with UNDP team.
* Draft project document
* Presentations to stakeholder validation, Pre-PAC and PAC meetings
* Final project document

The assignment is expected to take 30 working days from the signing of the contract and the consultants will be expected to be available on a full time basis and deliver the outputs as per schedule proposed below:

Output- Due date

Inception report -7 days after signing of contract

Presentation of findings to stakeholder validation meeting -21 days after signing contract

Draft project document - 23 days after signing

Presentation of draft project document to pre-PAC meeting - 25 days after signing

Presentation of final draft of project document to PAC meeting - 27 days after signing

Final Project document - 30 days after signing

Reporting Arrangements

The consultants will report to the team leader of the Poverty Reduction Unit, who will take the lead in providing technical backstopping; they will work closely with the programme consultants.

At the conclusion of each deliverable, there will be a presentation to the programme team leaders in UNDP for review. The consultants will work under the overall guidance and leadership of the Country Director and Resident Representative.

Competencies

Technical competencies

* Excellent analytical skills
* Strong leadership and task management competencies
* Good communication and report writing skills in English.

Personal Competencies

* Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards.
* Positive, constructive attitude to work.
* Ability to act professionally and flexibility to engage with government officials, donor representatives, private sector and communities

Required Skills and Experience

Qualifications

The assignment will be a carried out by 2 national consultants with expertise below:

* Masters degree in Economics, Business, Agriculture, Development Studies or related field
* At least 7 years progressive work experience in area of trade/agriculture/tourism sector development and/or private sector development
* Extensive experience in project and programme formulation and management
* A good understanding of development context of Uganda with focus on agriculture and trade
* Comprehensive experience in policy formulation and analysis
* Knowledge of UN/UNDP programming is an added advantage
* Expertise in strategic planning

Application Procedure

UNDP invites qualified and interested candidates who are nationals of Uganda, to submit their application on-line using this website: http://jobs.undp.org

Candidates should also attach the following documents

* A detailed curriculum vitae
* 2 samples of previous project documents developed

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Application Procedure

UNDP invites qualified and interested candidates who are nationals of Uganda, to submit their application on-line using this website: http://jobs.undp.org

Jobs and Employment at Beacon of Hope Uganda

Job Title: Program Director Intern

Company: Beacon of Hope Uganda (BoHU)

Beacon of Hope Uganda is a community-based NGO located in Mukono, Uganda. Incorporated in 2006, BoHU designs and conducts programs which contribute to the welfare and social productivity of disadvantaged individuals and communities with an emphasis on children and youth.

Closing date: 18 Nov 2010

Location: Uganda - Mukono

Beacon of Hope Uganda is looking for a long-term (3-6 months) Program Director intern. Presently, we have a limited staff constantly juggling meetings and projects and are in need of a motivated individual designing and supervising community initiatives. We are a young organization based outside of Kampala interested in making our community a better place to live. Currently, we are preparing for a large expansion and would like to hire someone with proven experience in management.

Uganda is a beautiful country with various cultural opportunities at your doorstep every day. Easily one of the most inexpensive places in the world, a westerner can live comfortably for $400-500 a month including accommodation and all living expenses. At present, our financial situation does not allow for us to remunerate the intern. However, upon a successful probationary period, a small living stipend is almost assured.

1. Job Description

The Program Director Intern works with Beacon of Hope Uganda's programmatic team to provide leadership and direction for the implementation of all project components - sustainable community initiatives, women & youth empowerment, HIV/AIDS sensitization and awareness campaign - and ensure that all proposed project objectives and targets are achieved. He/she will manage local and expatriate staff, oversee the creation and implementation of performance management and work plans, maintain effective relations and coordination with all project stakeholders and serve as primary in-country liaison with the donor. The Program Director will be an experienced leader with a strong academic background and proven experience in management. This position is the perfect stepping stone for a recent college graduate looking for their first opportunity in non-profit development.

2. Qualifications:

Interest in learning about program coordination & nonprofit management

Responsible, self-starter, punctual, independent worker & attention to detail

Effective verbal & written communication

Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, Power Point & Publisher)

Graphic & web design skills a plus

2. Responsibilities

* Support the creation and modification of program activities

* Supervise local and expatriate field staff

* Build and maintain positive relationships with community stakeholders

* Develop and implement guidelines and policies to ensure compliance with govt/NGO regulations

* Monitor and evaluate current program effectiveness for maintenance of mission organization

* Write quarterly reports

* Facilitate training for local participants

* Create and implement performance management plans

* Liaise with donor and partner organizations

* Manage field budget

* Create and oversee volunteer recruitment and internship plans

3. Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree (in progress ok) in relevant field: marketing, business, public administration, non-profit management, public relations or communications

* A responsible and independent work attitude

* Excellent communication skills

* Dedication to Beacon of Hope's mission and oriented to its goals

* Fluency in English

* Background in management is strongly preferred

* Ability to support oneself financially for the duration of the internship

4. Benefits

* Valuable experience in non-profit programs and operations

* A stimulating international environment to work in

* The opportunity to collaborate in the development of an organization working for the benefit of disadvantaged Ugandans

* Direct supervisor who will be available throughout---progress meetings, development of work plan/internship goals, review of goals;

* Letters of Recommendation

* Assistance with finding accommodation and arranging travel

* Potential eligibility for college credit

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

INTERNSHIP DURATION: 3-6 months with paid employment offer after completion of internship.

How to apply

Please send your Resume/CV along with a brief letter of interest to: hr@beaconofhopeuganda.org

The deadline for applying is 18 November 2010.

Beacon of Hope Uganda

P.O. Box 423

Mukono, Uganda

+256-791517383/+256-791041244

http://beaconofhopeuganda.org

Reference Code: RW_8AVE37-38

Public Health/Communicable Disease Specialist Job vacancy- Montrose Africa Ltd

Job Title: Public Health/Communicable Disease Specialist

Company: Montrose Africa Ltd.

Closing date: 19 Nov 2010

Location: Uganda - Kampala

Montrose (www.montroseint.com) is an international development services company providing support to clients in the developing world. Specialized in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and water & sanitation, we provide technical advisory services as well as comprehensive project development and management services. Our clients include bilateral and multilateral organizations, the private sector, non-governmental organizations and other development stakeholders.

Public Health/Communicable Disease Specialist

Montrose is looking for a public health/communicable disease specialist to provide inputs into its ongoing programmes as well as support business development activities. The position is based in Kampala and on either a part-time or full-time basis.

Skills and experience

* Masters Degree in a relevant discipline
* Five years plus experience working in international health
* Three years minimum international experience working in a related field in Africa or Asia
* Flexibility, initiative and adaptability: able to take on different types of work
* Able to travel
* Excellent communication and writing skills in English
* Spanish or French language skills an asset
* Candidate will be preferably already based in the region

How to apply

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position. Documents must include a daytime telephone contact and three referees (with telephone and email contacts). Applications should be emailed to hr@montroseafrica.com

Programme Assistant Job Vacancy- Minority Rights Group International

Job Title:Programme Assistant (Global Advocacy Programme - GAP)

Company: Minority Rights Group International (MRG)


Closing date: 02 Dec 2010

Location: Uganda - Kampala

Salary: 798 Euros per month

This is a full-time post (5 days a week for 2 years) based in Kampala.

Minority Rights Group International (MRG) is looking to recruit a staff member to support our Global Advocacy Programme (GAP). The purpose of the job is to help MRG achieve its aims by providing effective assistance and support for projects and programmes managed and coordinated by MRG Africa Office. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in human rights, strong experience of administrative work, have a good eye for detail, lots of initiative, be numerate and be able to prioritise effectively.

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in Uganda. You must state in your application the basis of your legal right to work in Uganda e.g. citizenship, residency, work permit etc. If you do not provide this information we will not consider your application further. Short-listed applicants will be asked to provide, prior to interview, documentation in support of their legal right to work in Uganda.

MRG values diversity and ethnic minorities are particularly encouraged to apply in this section of the organization.

How to apply

All enquiries about the post and completed applications available on MRG website at should be marked RECRUITMENT PAGAPAF-RW10 and sent to Minority Rights Group International, 54 Commercial Street London E1 6LT or by email to hr@mrgmail.org by the closing date. We regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates for this post will be contacted. Speculative CVs will NOT be considered for this post and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Development Director Intern Job Vacancy- Beacon of Hope Uganda

Job Title: Development Director Intern

Company: Beacon of Hope Uganda (BoHU)

Beacon of Hope Uganda is a community-based NGO located in Mukono, Uganda. Incorporated in 2006, BoHU designs and conducts programs which contribute to the welfare and social productivity of disadvantaged individuals and communities with an emphasis on children and youth.

Closing date: 18 Nov 2010

Location: Uganda - Mukono

Beacon of Hope Uganda is looking for a long-term (3-6 months) Development Director intern. Presently, we have a limited staff constantly juggling meetings and program activities and are in need of a motivated individual for fundraising & grant-writing. We are a young organization based outside of Kampala interested in making our community a better place to live. Currently, we are preparing for our first capital campaign and would like to hire someone with proven experience in fundraising.

Uganda is a beautiful country with various cultural opportunities at your doorstep every day. Easily one of the most inexpensive places in the world, a westerner can live comfortably for $400-500 a month including accommodation and all living expenses. At present, our financial situation does not allow for us to remunerate the intern. However, upon a successful probationary period, a small living stipend is almost assured.

1. Job Description

The Development Director Intern works with Beacon of Hope Uganda's development team to maintain ongoing individual, foundation and corporate fundraising efforts. You will get hands-on experience in day-to-day donor tracking and follow-up; communications and donor outreach; researching and writing grant applications; fundraising events and working with financial information. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in how the non-profit fundraising world works and what it takes to keep a small NGO financially sustainable. This position is the perfect stepping stone for a recent college graduate looking for their first opportunity in development.

2. Qualifications:

Interest in learning about fundraising & nonprofit management

Responsible, self-starter, punctual, independent worker & attention to detail

Effective verbal & written communication

Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, Power Point & Publisher)

Graphic & web design skills a plus

2. Responsibilities

* Research and document prospective funding sources including foundations, sponsors, grants, and other potential donors of cash, materials, and/or services

* Assist with organizational mailings and volunteer supervision

* Plan and lead at least one large-scale local fundraising event in Uganda.

* Support staff in making phone calls to donors and other constituencies in support of Beacon of Hope's mission

* Attend relevant meetings with funders or government reps as desired

* Work with budget information as related to fundraising

* New merchandise development and creation of a PDF catalog of current items to be sold on the website

* Network with local businesses and potential donors in Uganda to develop ongoing partnerships

* Prepare standard information packages to send to possible donors

* Assist with fundraising and publicity campaigns (solicitations, sponsor relations, follow-up calls, etc.)

* Develop fidelity schemes for donors so that they will keep supporting the charity

3. Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree (in progress ok) in relevant field: marketing, business, public administration, non-profit management, public relations or communications

* A responsible and independent work attitude

* Excellent communication skills

* Dedication to Beacon of Hope's mission and oriented to its goals

* Fluency in English

* Background with fundraising is strongly preferred

* Ability to support oneself financially for the duration of the internship

4. Benefits

* Valuable experience in non-profit fund development and operations

* A stimulating international environment to work in

* The opportunity to collaborate in the development of an organization working for the benefit of disadvantaged Ugandans

* Direct supervisor who will be available throughout---progress meetings, development of work plan/internship goals, review of goals;

* Letters of Recommendation

* Assistance with finding accommodation and arranging travel

* Potential eligibility for college credit

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

INTERNSHIP DURATION: 3-6 months with paid employment offer after completion of internship.

How to apply

Please send your Resume/CV along with a brief letter of interest to: hr@beaconofhopeuganda.org

The deadline for applying is 18 November 2010.

Beacon of Hope Uganda

P.O. Box 423

Mukono, Uganda

+256-791517383/+256-791041244

http://beaconofhopeuganda.org

Special Needs Jobs vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Education Officer (Special Needs)
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U4 Lower
Age limit: 25-45 years.

Minimum Qualification:-
• A Degree in Education plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education.
• Communication and interpersonal relationship skills
• Organizational and analytical skills
• Requires two years experience in teaching/training

Duties:-
• Advise and guide HeadTeachers and School Management Committees on all aspects of running the schools/Institutions in the specific sub sector.
• Prepare and forward reports and recommendations on matters regarding teachers discipline to the District Service Commission
• Monitoring and reporting en the performance of teachers.
• Review and advice on the appointment of School Management Committees or Board of Governors.
• Processing of teachers applications for professional development.
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Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Forestry Officer Job Vacancy

Job Title: Forestry Officer
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U4 Upper
Age limit: 25 - 45 years.

Minimum Qualifications:-
• An Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from a recog¬nized University.
• Administrative and Public relations skills.

Duties:-
• Control illegal activities in the Forest Reserve.
• Manage productive activities in the Forest Reserves such as timber harvesting.
• Provide Technical support to the wood based industries.
• Provide forest extension support to farm and plantation developers.
• Carry out research in established sample plots.
• Support the development of ecotourism
• Collect revenue from harvested forest products.
• Carryout supervision in the forestry department.
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Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Senior Assistant Secretary - Kabarole District Service Commission

Job Title: Senior Assistant Secretary (SAS)
Terms: Probation/Permanent
Salary scale: U3L
Age limit: 25 - 40 Years.

Minimum Qualifications:-
• An Honours Degree in development Studies or Management or Social Sciences from a recognized University or Institution plus a Post Graduate.
• A certificate in Administrative Law from a recognized Institution.
• Should have working experience of at least three years in administra¬tive field in Government or equivalent experience from a reputable
• Should have interpersonal and monitoring skills.

Duties:
• Ensure accountability for financial and other Public Resources in the County.
• Assess the service delivery performance levels of the County.
• Monitor county adherence to National and District Policies, Programmes and legal obligations.
• Write period reports on development issues in the county and sub¬mitting them to the relevant authorities.
• Monitor evaluate and report on the performance of staff in the coun¬ty.
• Provide technical support to the Sub County Councils are requested.
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Stenographer/ Secretary Jobs vacancy

Job Title: Stenographer/ Secretary
Terms: Probation/Permanent
Salary scale: U5L
Age limit: 25 - 40 years

Minimum Qualifications:-
• '0'level certificate with at least two credits including English Language and three passes.
• A UNEB Certificate or Diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent Qualifications from a recognized institution with the following qualifi¬cations; Business Communication Stage II Typewriting stage II(40WPM), Short Hand Stage II (80/90 WPM), Office Practice I/ Secretarial Duties II and Computer Skills using Word Processing Package.
• Possession of qualifications and or certificate in Customer Care Skills, Principles or Accounts II, Economics N or Commerce II
• Computer skills using several Packages like Spreadsheets, Database management.
• Knowledge of using various office machines like photocopiers and audio equipment shall be an added advantage.

Duties:-
• Drawing up and monitoring appointments.
• Taking Dictations, transcribing and presenting accurate error free work.
• Attending to callers either in person or on phone.
• Receiving incoming mails and supervising the dispatch of outgoing
• Drafting letters of routine nature.
• Providing Office managerial services which include;
1. Ensuring cleanliness and orderliness of the office.
2. Managing records in accordance with established security and records management procedures.
3. Requisitioning and managing office stationery and equipment
4. Any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
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Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Typying Jobs in Government

Job Title: Office Typist
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U7 Upper
Age limit: 20-45 years.

Minimum Qualifications:-

• '0 Level plus a UNEB Certificate in Secretarial studies.
• Must have typing skills and good public relations.

Duties

• File documents so that they are easily accessed when needed.
• Type all letters, documents and other information as instructed.
• Receive visitors and redirect them to officers they want to see.
• Ensure that the office is tidy.
• Keep secrets of the office.
• File all documents received and copies of typed ones.
• Skills in designing and construction of water and distribution systems.
• Skills of maintenance of spring or piped water system.
• Should have skills of maintaining discipline at school and in class particular.
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Current Local government Jobs

Job Title: Town Clerk (Principal Township Officer )
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U2 Lower
Age limit: 30-50 years.

Minimum Qualification:-
• An Honours Degree in any relevant Social Sciences or Arts or Business Administration PLUS a Post Graduate Diploma In either Public Administration, Management or Urban Management and Planning.
• A Certificate in law is a Must,

Additional:-
• Should have analytical and communications skills.
• Should have interpersonal skills;
• Should have management skills.
• Should have ability to motivate and train subordinates.
• Should have negotiation skills.
• At least six years experience with broad exposure to management and the Administration of Local Council units.

Duties:-
• Budget for and ensure proper expenditure and accountability for Council funds,
• Advise Council on legal and Administrative matters.
• Ensure effective implementation of lawful decisions taken by coun¬cil.
• Supervise and Coordinate the activities of all staff seconded to the Council.
• Effectively representing Council at different fora.
• Ensure safe custody and accountability for Council assets and facilities
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Jobs in Government Treasury

Job Title: Senior Treasurer
Terms: Probation/Permanent/ Contract.
Salary scale: U3 Upper
Age limit: 25 - 50 years.

Minimum Qualifications:-
• Honours Bachelors Degree in Commerce or Business Administration with a Bias in Accounting or Certified Public Accountant PLUS Post Graduate Qualification in Financial Management from a recognized University or Institution.
• Addition-Ability to handle public finances and management skills. At least three years experience in required.

Duties:-
• Maintain control of main and subsidiary accounts Supervise and control revenue collection and expenditure.
• Verify financial documents and payments to avoid forgeries and fraud.
• Prepare periodic financial statements and reconciliation.
• Prepare estimates of expenditure for the council.
• Advise the council on financial matters.
• Guide and develop staff working in accounts/finance division.
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Senior Internal Auditor Job vacancy in Government

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor.
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U3 Upper
Age limit: 25 - 50 years.

Minimum Qualifications-
• Must have a B. Com Honours or it equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized University or Institution.
• Should have auditing skills.
• Shall have Inter Personal and Investigative skills.
• Must have 3 years experience as an Internal Auditor.

Duties:-
• Review the financial and accounting system in operations.
• Audit procurement and payment procedures to ensure proper trans¬actions of the Town Council.
• Conduct manpower Audit to ensure remuneration conforms to the budget and laws.
• Liaise with the Auditor General in all Council's Audits.
• Plan and program for the department and supervise subordinates therein.
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Kabarole District Service Commission Job Vacancy- Senior Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Senior Accounts Assistant
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U5 Upper
Age limit: 25-45 years.

Minimum Qualifications:-
• A' Level with a Diploma in Accounts/Business Studies or Financial Management
• Must have accounting, computer and communication skills
• At least 3 years working as accounts Assistant.

Duties:-
• Compile and produce proper financial books of accounts by posting ledgers abstracts and cash books.
• Receive revenue and issue general receipts in return.
• Reconcile revenue and issue general receipt in return.
• Reconcile bank statements and ensure no imbalances.
• Present periodic financial reports to supervisor and relevant authori¬ties.
• Prepare and record payments to staff.
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Community Development Jobs and Vacancies

Post: Senior Community Development Officer.
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U3L Upper
Age limit: 25-50 years.

Minimum Qualifications:-
• Should have at least an Honours Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Rural Development or Social Work and Social Administration from a recognized University or Institution.
• Should have a working experience of at least three years in the field of Social Development or Community Based Services.
• Should have knowledge of Community Based activities and Social Mobilization.
• Should have well developed interpersonal and communication skills.

Duties:-
• Coordinate effective delivery of community based services in the Urban Council
• Ensure that community centres and other community establishments are well managed.
• Monitor and evaluate the effective implementation of National and Local Laws and policies on Sender Labour and Social Development.
• Advise Council on matters regarding Sender, Labour and Social Development
• Liaise with NGD's, CBO's and other stakeholders on matters regard
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Assistant Law Enforcement Officer Job Vacancy

Job Title: Assistant Law Enforcement Officer.
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U7 Lower
Age limit: 20 - 45 years.

Minimum Qualification:-
• 'A Level and a Certificate in Administrative Law
• Policing and Investigative Skills.
• Good communication skills in English and Local languages.
• Must be physically fit.

Duties:-
• Assist in enforcing National Laws and Council By-Laws,
• Assist in detecting, arresting, preparing charge sheets and prosecut¬ing lawbreakers.
• Prevent the contraction of illegal structures in the urban Council.
• Supervise the demolition of illegally constructed structures.
• Assist in protecting life and property of the residents.
• Assist in sensitizing the Public on Crime Prevention
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Current Jobs in Western Uganda

Job Title: Office Attendant
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U8 Upper
Age limit: 20-35 years.

Minimum Qualifications:-
• 'O’ Level Certificate.
• Communication skills
• Interpersonal relationship skills.

Duties:-
• Clean office premises and ensure that the offices are properly locked.
• Collect and deliver items, documents, mail, parcels and their items as instructed.
• Prepare and serve office tea.
• Undertake any official errands outside the office as instructed by the supervising officer.
• Operate office machines.
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Kabarole District Service Commission Jobs and Vacancies

Post: Medical Officer
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U4 Sc
Age limit: 25 - 45 years.

Minimum Qualifications:-
• A Degree in Medicine from a recognized University or Institution.
• A post graduate Diploma in Public health Sciences is an added
• Planning and ensuring the effective delivery of curative health services.
• Supervising and evaluating the performance of the hospital staff.
• Diagnosing diseases and prescribing treatment for patients.
• Managing the proper maintenance of infrastructure and logistics of the hospital.
• Reviewing and evaluating patients undergoing treatment.

Duties

• Planning and ensuring effective implementation of outreach health services
• Accounting for the hospital financial and physical resources.
• Developing and ensuring effective implementation of staff development programmes and training of interns, nursing and allied health professional trainees.
• Ensuring that the hospital operates according to set standards and that staff adhere to professional ethics of health practice.
• Promoting proper public health practices in the local communities.
• Liaising with other instructions and agencies in promoting the health of the community.
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Jobs for Porters in Uganda (causal Jobs)

Job Title: Porter
Terms: Probation/Permanent/Contract
Salary scale: U8 Lower
Age limit: 18-40 years.

Minimum Qualifications:
• 'O’ Level Certificate.
• Be self motivated and ability to prioritize.

Duties:-
• Slash grass in the compound
• Dig around buildings and flower gardens.
• Dig along roads.
• Wash and clean Council Facilities
Apply for this job

Applications are invited from qualified Candidates to fill the following vacant posts in Kabarole District Local Government. Application Forms (PSF Form No. 3 1993 Revised) are available from the office of the Chief Administrative Officer/Kabarole or Secretaries of the District Service Commissions throughout the Country.

Application forms should be filled in triplicate (Original in own handwrit¬ing) and submitted direct to the Secretary, District Service Commission/ Kabarole, P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal. Serving Officers should route their Application Forms through their Heads of Departments for endorsement, it is important to note that certified or photocopies of all Educational Qualifications and testimonials should be attached. Applicants should attach most recent Pass Port Photographs.

Application forms should reach the District Service Commission office not later than 26th November, 2010.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

N.B: Any form of canvassing shall lead a candidate to being disqualified

Project Technical Manager Jobs in Government Ministry

Job Title: Project Technical Manager

Overall Objective
To assist the Project Coordinator in handling specialist tasks, which among others, include coordination of the civil works, preparing budgets, work plans, procurement requirements, and progress reports.

Qualifications
• University Degree in Architecture from a recognized University is essential.
• Relevant post graduate qualifications are an added advantage.
Registration with the Architect's Professional Body for a minimum of five years.
• Computer skills in Ms Word and Ms Excel and other specialized packages are essential.

Experience
• Minimum of 10 years' experience, with at least 3 years in similar/equivalent positions.
• Exposure to coordination of supplies, equipment and services procurements is highly desirable. A wording knowledge and familiarity with international funding agency procedures is desirable.

Competencies
•Proven track record of professional integrity.
•Strong project planning, management and reporting skills.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision and with strong organizational skills. •Ability to work under pressure and obtain satisfactory results.
• Good interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
•Dedicated team player.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide leadership and take responsibility for the success of the project Preparing the periodic budgets and work plans for all project activities
• Provide technical guidance in the procurement processes for required building consultancy teams.
• Liaise with Construction Management Unit of the Ministry on all matters related to construction
• Ensure effective coordination of all stakeholders and provide technical inputs during the consultants' implementation stages for works, services and supplies, ensuring that the project requirements are well addressed. Verify all payment certificates for works services and supplies, including interim and final accounts and recommend to the client for payment.
• Participate in preparation of the guidelines and beneficiary training in operation and maintenance of completed facilities.
Supporting the PC in planning and organizing capacity building activities as outlined in the project document
• Supporting the PC to prepare the terms of reference for the planned studies/ consultancies, procurement of required consultancy services, (short and long term), as well as their implementation
Ensuring timely, orderly and welt planned and organized Steering Committee Meetings
• Liaising with line departments, institutions and other stakeholders to supervise and prepare necessary reports relating to the project; and Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Project Coordinator.
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Please deliver your sealed applications to,

Head-Procurement and Disposal Unit
King George VI Way; Room 7.2 Floor 7-Embassy Building
PO Box 7063
Kampala

The closing date is November 10, 2010

Engeenering Jobs in Government of Uganda

Position: Assistant Project Technical Manager (Quantity Surveyor)

Overall Objective
To assist the Project Technical Manager (PTM) in handling specialist tasks, which among others, include coordination of the civil works, preparing budgets, work plans, procurement requirements, and progress reports.

Qualifications
• University Degree in Quantity Surveying from a recognized University is
•Relevant post graduate qualifications are an added advantage
•Registration with the Quantity Surveyors Professional Body for a minimum of two years.

Experience
• Minimum of 8 years experience, with at least 5 years in similar programmes and positions.
•Exposure to coordination of supplies, equipment and services procurements is highly desirable,
• A working knowledge and familiarity with international funding agency procedures is desirable

Competencies
•Proven track record of professional integrity.
•Strong project planning, management and reporting skills.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision and with strong organizational skills. •Ability to work under pressure and obtain results.
• Good interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.


Duties and Responsibilities
•Assisting the PTM in preparing the periodic budgets and work plans for all project activities
•Provide technical guidance in the procurement processes for required building consultancy teams.
•Assist In the verification of all payment certificates for works, services and supplies, including interim and final accounts and recommend to the client for payment.
•Participate in preparation of the guidelines and beneficiary training in operation and maintenance of completed facilities.
•Supporting the PTM in planning and organizing capacity building activities as outlined in the project document
•Supporting the PTM to prepare the terms of reference for the planned studies/ consultancies, procurement of required consultancy services, (short and long term), as well as their implementation
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Project Coordinator.
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Please deliver your sealed applications to,

Head-Procurement and Disposal Unit
King George VI Way; Room 7.2 Floor 7-Embassy Building
PO Box 7063
Kampala

The closing date is November 10, 2010

Assistant Project Technical Manager (Civil Engineer) Job vacancy

Job Title: Assistant Project Technical Manager (Civil Engineer)

Overall Objective
To assist the Project Coordinator in handling specialist tasks, which among others, include coordination of the civil works, preparing budgets, work plans, procurement requirements, and progress reports.

Qualifications
University Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University is essential.
Registration with the Engineers Professional Body for a minimum of five years.
Relevant post graduate qualifications are an added advantage.

Experience
• Minimum of 8 years experience, with at least 3 years in similar/equivalent position.
Computer skills in MSWord and MS Excel and other specialized packages. Exposure to coordination of supplies, equipment and services procurements is highly desirable.
• A working knowledge and familiarity with international funding agency procedures is desirable.

Competencies
• Proven track record of professional integrity.
•Strong project planning, management and reporting skills.
•Ability to work with minimum supervision and with strong organizational skills.
•Ability to work under pressure and obtain results.
• Good interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
•Dedicated team player.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assisting the PTM in preparing the periodic budgets and work plans for all project activities
• Provide technical guidance in the procurement processes for required building consultancy teams.
•Assist in the verification of all payment certificates for works, services and supplies, including interim and final accounts and recommend to the client for payment.
•Participate in preparation of the guidelines and beneficiary training in operation and maintenance of completed facilities.
•Supporting the PTM in planning and organizing capacity building activities as outlined in the project document
•Supporting the PTM to prepare the terms of reference for the planned studies/ consultancies, procurement of required consultancy services, (short and long term), as well as their implementation
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Project Coordinator.
Apply for this job

Please deliver your sealed applications to,

Head-Procurement and Disposal Unit
King George VI Way; Room 7.2 Floor 7-Embassy Building
PO Box 7063
Kampala

The closing date is November 10, 2010

Ministry of Education and Sports Jobs and Employment

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Overall Objective
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will assist MoES in implementing the M and E functions of the project by taking the overall responsibility for Monitoring and Evalu-ation tasks in the Projects.

Qualifications
* An honors degree in Development Economics, Statistics or related field from a recognized university;
Good knowledge in the application of the Log Frame Approach in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation;

Experience
* A minimum of 2 years working experience directly relevant to duties of the position;
Conversant with use and application of both quantitative and qualitative M and E methods with strong analytical skills;

Competencies
•Possession of excellent written anti spoken English with strong report writing and presentation skills;
•Must have excellent computer skills, preferably with other or more common database packages; and
•Ability to work with minimum supervision with high level of integrity and interpersonal skills.

Duties and responsibilities
* Establish an effective and participatory M and E system to ensure value for money.
*Coordinate revision of the project strategies with key stakeholders to ensure an updated and shared understanding of the strategies and information needs.
Based on the project budgets, design a framework for the physical and process monitoring of project activities process monitoring of project activities.
*Guide staff and implementing partners in preparing their progress reports.
Together, analyze these reports in terms of problems and actions needed.
*Prepare consolidated progress reports for project management to submit to the relevant bodies, in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing.
• Review monitoring reports; analyze them for impact evaluation and to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation. Collaborate with staff and implementing partners on qualitative monitoring to provide relevant information for ongoing evaluation of project activities, effects and impacts.
• Ensure that, in general, project monitoring arrangements comply with the project loan agreement and, in particular, the provisions of this agreement are fully observed in the design of project M and E.
*Prepare reports on M and E findings, as required, working closely with technical staff and implementing partners.
*Guide the regular sharing of the outputs of M and E findings with project staff, implementing partners and primary stakeholders.
*Participate in external missions and facilitate mission team members' access to M and E data and to stakeholders.
* Establish an effective and participatory M and E system to ensure value for money
* Any other duties assigned by the supervisor
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Head-Procurement and Disposal Unit
King George VI Way; Room 7.2 Floor 7-Embassy Building
PO Box 7063
Kampala

The closing date is November 10, 2010

Project Secretary Job Vacancy- Ministry of Education and Sports

Job Title: Project Secretary

Overall Objective
To assist in handling office procedures and give support to the project management

Qualifications
• A Bachelor's degree in Secretarial studies (B.SES) or its equivalent from a recognized University
• Possession of knowledge of using various office machines like fax, photocopiers and audio equipment shall be an added advantage.

Experience
• A minimum of 5 years working experience directly relevant to duties of the
Competencies
• Possession/i of good writing, presentation and communication skills
Must have excellent computer skills including Microsoft Windows packages
• A high level of integrity and interpersonal skills

Duties and responsibilities
•Providing secretarial support to Projects activities
•Attending to callers, clients, and visitors professionally
•Managing incoming and outgoing mails and other correspondences
•Managing records in accordance with established records management procedures
• Managing office assets
•Any other duties assigned by the supervisor
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Head-Procurement and Disposal Unit
King George VI Way; Room 7.2 Floor 7-Embassy Building
PO Box 7063
Kampala

The closing date is November 10, 2010

Project Accountant Job Vacancy- Ministry of Education and Sports

Job Title: Project Accountant

Overall Objective:
To ensure high quality financial management procedures, in support of successful achievement of specific outputs in the logical framework and approved work plans of the projects

Qualifications
• Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field Full Accounting professional
• Membership to a professional accounting body

Experience
• Eight years of relevant professional experience in administration and financial management of large international projects

Competencies
• Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large
Proficient in micro-soft accounting applications Strong analytical, oral, and written communication skills

Duties and responsibilities
• To assist the PC in managing all the projects finances in accordance with the approved financial controls by both the GoU and the donor requirements and ensuring periodic financial reporting.
To pay or prepare payment authorization letters to the Accounting Officer as appropriate, in favour of executors and service providers of approved activities.
•To maintain the project's accounting information/records in an orderly manner, through checking that all related Project and Government of Uganda accounting regulations are adhered with, approved payment orders
• To actively participate in the project's budgeting processes through identification of activities in line with the logical framework, related cost estimation and the finalization work plan budgets for the approval and endorsement of all signatories.
• To review, advise and endorse as necessary, all submitted requests for expenditure, ensuring that they are reasonable, comply with relevant Project procurement procedures and Government of Uganda regulations, are provided for in the budget/activity line limits of applicable approved work plans and that the necessary funds are available to execute payments.
• To follow-up and provide feed back on the approval processes of expenditure requests and the preparation of payment orders by the Accounting Officer and to obtain/review accountabilities for expenditure from related executors and service providers.
• To provide administrative support to the project, including participation in relevant project meetings
• Any other duties assigned by the supervisor
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Head-Procurement and Disposal Unit
King George VI Way; Room 7.2 Floor 7-Embassy Building
PO Box 7063
Kampala

The closing date is November 10, 2010

Ministry Jobs in Uganda government

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Overall Objective
To assist the project coordinator in handling administrative procedures and give support to the project management team

Qualifications
Should have either an Honours Bachelor's Degree in any of the following fields: Social Sciences, Arts, Commerce (Management Opinion), Business Administration (Management Option) from a recognized University, Post graduate qualifications in Administration and Management will be an added advantage

Experience
A minimum of 8 years working experience directly relevant to duties of the position
Experience working with donor funded projects is added advantage

Competencies
• Must have excellent coordination and office administration skills
Possession of good writing, presentation and communication skills is a must
• Must have excellent computer skills including Microsoft Window XP Professionals A high level of integrity and interpersonal skills.

Duties and responsibilities
•Providing administrative support to the Project Coordinator
• Drawing up and monitoring project related appointments
Organizing important activities and events related to the projects
•Ensuring timely responses to inquiries and correspondences to and from the office
• Managing incoming and outgoing international and local mails and other correspondences
•Ensuring proper management of projects records in accordance with established records management procedures
• Ensuring efficient functioning and use of office assets
•Ensuring availability of stationery and other office equipment and supplies Acts as Secretary to the Management Committee Meetings
•Any other duties assigned by the supervisor
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Please deliver your sealed applications to,

Head-Procurement and Disposal Unit
King George VI Way; Room 7.2 Floor 7-Embassy Building
PO Box 7063
Kampala

The closing date is November 10, 2010

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