New Administrator Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Administrator
Key Responsibilities
1. In liaison with the Sub Program Manager and the Human Resource Officer, coordinates, carries out and documents all staff employment activities such as recruitment, induction/orientation, placement, promotion, discipline and termination in line with LWF policies, guidelines and procedures.
2. Maintains and updates the annual staff leave schedule and endorses all leave applications in consultation with the staff concerned and their supervisors to confirm leave days due and ensures that the leave period and duration are adhered to,
3. Participates in the activities of the Procurement Committee and takes charge of all Project procurements, ensuring compliance with established LWF/DWS policies and guidelines;
4. Ensures safe custody, proper use and maintenance of office supplies, utilities, and equipment, and assesses and advises on needs for repair and/or replacement and initiates/follows up procurement or replacement of office equipment and other requirements;
5. Maintains effective communications links and working relations with LWF Head office, other Field offices and sister projects as well as the relevant local authorities, community leaders, civil society/non-governmental organizations, collaborating/implementing partners.
6. Coordinates and, in conjunction with the Sub Program Manager, ensures that Section heads perform regular staff performance appraisals, and takes charge of follow-ups.
7. Oversees and monitors staff discipline and compliance with LWF principles, policies and code of conduct, advises the Sub Program Manager accordingly and
Organizes the Disciplinary Committee to review staff disciplinary cases as deemed necessary by the Project Manager or Management team;
8. Monitors and informs management promptly of
issues of individual or collective staff concern such as , remuneration, entitlements, welfare, complaints and grievances, and investigates related problems and advises, guides or counsels affected staff accordingly;

Minimum Qualifications and Personal Attributes
• A University degree in Business Administration HRM and B.COM (Procurement/Marketing)
• Post-graduate diploma in or PG certificate in HRM, procurement, financial management and or PPM
• Advanced computer and excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Positive attitude, open to learning, determined, hardworking and focused.
• Excellent interpersonal, leadership and team work skills
• Ability to work in a big team and in a busy challenging environment with many deadlines to beat. Experience:
•At least three (3) years working in administration and/or human resource management in a reputable firm, public body or NGO.
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Please send Curriculum Vitae detailed CV, indicating three (3) referees all from a previous work related background/ relationship, should be submitted to:

The Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation,
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill P.0. Box 5827 Kampala

Application deadline is November 26th 2010.
Applications without supporting documents shall he disqualified.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. LWF Uganda is an equal opportunity employer

Programme Coordinator Jobs and Employment in Uganda

Job Title: Programme Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities,
* Ensure effective coordination of the preparation, planning, fundraising and implementation of PFCC projects/ programmes.
* .Strengthen inter-agency coordination, working with relevant parliamentary committees.
* Establishing effective mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating PFCC programmes and follow up on key areas of application commitments in collaboration with PFCC Executive, parliamentary Committees and civil society.
* Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and management, focusing on achievement of PFCC results.
* Organize dialogue meetings with key partners to articulate clear advocacy and comrnunication interventions that are in line with PFCC goals and objectives.
* Explore and recommend strategies for partnerships, institutional linkages with line ministries, civil society groups, local governments, media, academia, etc.
* Identify strengths and weaknesses in programme implementation and providing innovative solutions on adjusting strategies and implementation.
* Ensure the timely submission of reports.
* Draft and/or produce catchy information materials such as video reports, photo documentation, statements, policy briefs, newsletter production and represent PFCC on several other working groups on Climate Change and carry out tasks as appropriate on behalf of the Executive Committee.
* Act as Secretary to PFCC Executive Committee.

Qualifications and Personal Specification
* Advanced (Masters) Degree or equivalent in Environment and Natural Resources, Climate Change, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field. Minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience in design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
* Knowledge of programme management and advocacy
Detailed knowledge of the set-up and functioning of government institutions with extended knowledge on parliamentary oversights.
* Developed understanding of and commitment to environment and climate change.
* Knowledge and experience of NGO structures and culture.
* Ability to represent PFCC nationally, regionally and internationally.
* Ability to build and maintain partnerships with wide array of groups, including development partners and government institutions/representatives.
* Have strategic vision, strong technical and analytical capacities, and sound judgement.

Other Competencies:
* Able to build trust and engenders morale by displaying open, transparent and credible behaviour.
* Provides and responds constructively to feedback.
*Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills with the ability to conceptualise and articulate issues ' related to environment, climate change and governance.
* Excellent skills in the use of office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Contract: The assignment will be 8 months beginning January 2011.
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Contact:
To apply please send or e-mail CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you meet the above competencies, with 3 work related referees including copies of certificates to the address below. Clearly mark in subject field or envelope: "PFCC'- Programme Coordinator". Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on the 1st of December 2010
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala

Attn.: The Director
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
Web: www.ppg.co.ug

UNDP Uganda jobs and Employment (NEW)

Job Title: National Consultant: Finalisation of the MDG Localisation Survey Reports for 5 districts in Uganda, Kampala

Duties and Responsibilities

Objectives of the Consultancy

The main objective of the assignment is to engage a consultant who will work with UBOS in the refining three draft reports and generate two in order to ensure adequacy, relevancy, quality, and validity of the results. A second objective is to improve procedures by suggesting areas for improvement and critical analysis about the process of report writing at UBOS at the end of the consultancy.

Tasks

The specific tasks for the consultant are follows:

* Review the draft reports and finalise the five district MDG reports
* Carryout data analysis from the survey results in the five districts.
* Submit drafts to UBOS and UNDP for review and comments.
* Convene two meetings of key stakeholders to present the key findings of the survey at national and district level.
* Incorporate comments into the district MDG reports.
* Produce and submit to UBOS and UNDP four hard copies of each of the reports as well as a soft copy
* Write an end of activity report for submission to UBOS and UNDP with suggestions on how to improve the process of report writing in future.

Deliverables

The consultant will be expected to deliver on the following;

One (1) inception report to UBOS and UNDP, which should include a table of contents of the reports and a work plan.

Five (5) district reports, delivered in soft copy and five (5) hard copies.

One (1) end of activity report.

Timing and Duration

The assignment is expected to take approximately 40 working days with the first set of reports (Rakai and

Kabarole) Completed by 31st January 2011. The second set (Arua, Kumi and Moroto) should be completed

byMarch 2011. Approximately 8 man-days per district.

The production of the reports should be completed according to the following schedule

Rakai and Kabarole draft reports should be finalised by December 2010.

Arua, Kumi and Moroto reports should be finalised by March 2011.

Any event that might delay this schedule must be communicated to UBOS and UNDP with enough time.

Reporting Arrangements

The consultant will report to the Directorate of District Statistics and Capacity Development, Uganda Bureau of Statistics for the day to day activities. ii) In consultation with District Planners in the five districts and guidance from the Senior Economist of UNDP.

The consultant will work closely on a day to day basis with UBOS Statistical Capacity Building Team, specifically on the MDG Localisation Survey headed by the Principal Statistician in the Directorate.

Consultancy fees shall be disbursed in accordance with the following schedule:

20% after the delivery of 1 inception report

30% after the delivery of 5 district reports with hard and soft copies

50% after delivery of end of activity report.

Competencies

Technical skills:

* Outstanding analytical and communications skills
* Superior writing and reporting skills

Required Skills and Experience

* The consultant should be a professional in economics, statistics or related field, with an advanced degree and relevant professional experience.
* The candidate should have previous work experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods and a good knowledge of economic and sound statistics including MDGs.

The consultant should possess the following skills:

* Previous work experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods as well as monitoring and evaluation.
* 5 years of professional experience on issues related to social and economic policy in Uganda.
* Masters degree in statistics or related field
* Good Knowledge of UBOS and UNDP procedures
* Previous work experience in MDGs and Human Development.

Applicants are required to

submit one page write up on "Localizing the MDGs"

along with their CVs.

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.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 November 2010

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