Current Jobs in UNICEF for Ugandans

Job Title Title: Logistics Assistant

Grade: GS 4
Duty Station: Kampala
Type of Contract: Temporary Appointment
Duration: Six Months
Purpose of the post:
Under the general supervision of the Warehouse Assistant, the Logistics Assistant is responsible for, but not limited to the following: Work independently if deployed on field mission to support field distributions, field warehouse or to work in UNICEF Gulu warehouse location; Check incoming cargo for quantity, quality, and packing and report any discrepancies; Release supplies to end beneficiaries according to the release orders and prepare waybills/issue vouchers, gate passes for all dispatched supplies; Ensure proper storage of goods and accurate updating of bin cards; In coordination with the Warehouse Assistant supervise ancillary/casual labours Assist with periodic inventory reconciliation and monthly/weekly random inventory check. Assist with the proper filing of all documents related to the warehouse operation.
Applicants should possess the following qualifications and skills: Secondary school education. Supplemented with a course in logistics, storekeeping or transport management is a bonus. Two years working experience in logistics, warehousing, transport management or store keeping or a combination of the above. Emergency field logistics experience and distribution experience highly desirable. Experience working with UNICEF preferred. Computer skills. Knowledge of Word Processing and Excel spreadsheet application desirable. Foundational: Commitment, Drive for Results, Integrity, Self-awareness and self-regulations and Teamwork. Functional: Building Trust, Communication, Judgment and Tact.
Eligibility Criteria
1. ONLY Ugandan Nationals will be considered
2. UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
3. Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the most recent performance evaluation report.
4. If applications are sent by email, please use this order to name your file attachments: Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g. Gold_MukasaP11 or Gold_MukasaCV or Gold_MukasaApplication.
5. UNICEF is a smoke free environment.
6. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Closing date for applications: 13 December 2010. Applicants interested in the above position should send their resume to:
Human Resource Specialist, UNICEF Kampala, Uganda,
Plot 9, George Street, PO Box 7047, Kampala Uganda
Via email to: ugderecruit@unicef.org

African Union Jobs in Mogadishu- Somalia

Job Title: Senior Communication and Information Technology Officer

1. POST
Job Title: Senior Communication and Information Technology Officer
Grade: P4
Organizational Unit: AU-AMISOM
Supervisor: Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia

2. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Communication and Information Technology Officer will work under the supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and will be responsible for the following duties: .

Personnel Management
1. Plan and direct major communications systems projects relating to AMISOM’s IT systems and modules.
2. Provide expert advice on complex systems analysis and design, identify the need for new systems (or modifications to existing systems) and respond to requests from users.
3. Prepare plans and operational implementation for communication strategies relating to AMISOM.
4. Ensure an efficient and effective communication information system is implemented and adhered to deliver in a timely manner.
5. Ensures that service levels for all applications are defined and properly managed and that performance either meets or exceeds agreed targets. Ensures continuity of service through the development, maintenance and testing of a proper Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
6. Develop a continuity plan, including business impact analysis, strengthening of the existing infrastructure, set-up of full disaster recovery capability and maintenance of up-to-date procedures.
7. Ensure IT security for all application systems to maintain integrity of information and minimize impact of security vulnerabilities and incident.
8. Ensure the integrity of hardware and software configuration through the maintenance of an accurate and complete configuration repository.
9. Develop plans for feasibility assessment, requirements specification, design, development and implementation, including project plans, schedules, and time and cost estimates, metrics and performance measures.
10. Track and monitor project progress against the Information Technology team’s plan, requirements, quality measures, standard and processes.
11. Liaise with users on all aspects of IT issues during all phases of development and implementation.
12. Provide professional leadership and work direction to assigned project team, and/or mentor and supervise the work of new/junior officers and contract staff.
13. Actively involved in the execution of the most complex aspects of the project (e.g. systems analysis, development, and programming).
14. Oversee development of document and database structures, ensuring that all design aspects are addressed and control and security mechanisms are established.
15. Develop, implement and monitor information standards and guidelines, including testing paradigms.
16. Prepare technical and user documentation for entire systems and interdependent applications, prepare training materials and detailed technical presentations.
17. Keep abreast of developments in the field and determine the need for testing and evaluating new products and technologies, provide leadership on introducing technological changes and prepare various technical reports.


Competencies

Professionalism: Knowledge of systems design, and development, management, implementation and maintenance of complex information systems. Ability to develop and oversee large centralized or decentralized institutional systems, conceptual and strategic analytical capacity to understand communication information system and business operational issues. Thoroughly analyze and evaluate critical communication systems matters. Knowledge of a range of computer languages and development paradigms, knowledge of organization’s information infrastructure and IT communication strategy as it relates to user area(s). Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively, listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately, asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two way communication, tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience and demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals, solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise, is willing to learn from others, places team agenda before personal agenda, supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position and shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning& Organizing: Develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies, identifies priority activities and assignments, adjusts priorities as required, allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work, foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitor and adjusts plans and actions as necessary and uses time efficiently.

Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology, understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office, actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks and shows willingness to learn new technology.


3. Educational Qualifications

Candidates must have advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in computer science, information systems, mathematics, statistics or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


4. Work Experience

Candidates must have a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in planning and/or design, development, implementation and maintenance of computer information systems or related area.


5. Other Skills

Proficiency in the UN Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) or a commercially available Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system such as SAP or Oracle Financials is desirable.





6. Language requirement

Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages is a requirement; Knowledge of one or more of the other AU working languages would be an added advantage.


7. Age Requirement

Candidates must preferably be between 35 and 50 years old.


8. Tenure of Appointment

The appointment is a short-term contract of one year, the first six (6) months of which shall be considered as probation period. Extension of the appointment is subject to performance and the extension of the mandate.


9. Gender Mainstreaming

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are
Strongly encouraged to apply.


10. Application:

To apply, please submit the following:
a. A detailed and updated CV,
b. Names and contact details (including e-mail addresses) of three references;
c. Certified copies of degrees, diplomas and other academic certificates



11. Remuneration:
The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US$ 113,483.60 inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US$ 101,878.35 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff.

Applications must be received not later than 03 December 2010 and should be addressed to:
The Director of Administration and Human Resource Development
AU Commission
P.O. Box 3243
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Fax: 00251-11-5525840/5510430
E-mail: au-recruits@africa-union.org

East Africa Community Jobs Vacancies and Opportunities

Job Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (REF: CAS/HR/2010/004) - READVERTISEMENT
Grade: General Staff Category (G4)
Reports to: Principal Human Resources and Administrative Officer
Duty Station: CASSOA Headquarters Entebbe, Uganda covering the EAC
Partner States of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and
Tanzania
Main Purpose of the Job:
To provide secretarial and administrative services to ensure effective office management
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide secretarial and administrative support services.
2. Maintaining office diaries, protocols and travel arrangements for the Agency.
3. Avail documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations necessary for meetings
or assignments.
4. Organising meetings and ensuring concerned officers/stakeholders are informed.
5. Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management, filing and
records system.
6. Attending to enquiries and correspondence and screening information handling them
as appropriate;
7. Receiving and directing customers/visitors accordingly.
8. Ensure security of office records, documents and equipment.
9. Carrying out specific research as assigned by the assigned manager/officer.
10. Perform any other related duties as may be required by the management.
Qualifications and Experience
A Diploma in Secretarial studies or equivalent with typing speed of at least 100wpm. A
minimum relevant experience of 7 years. A diploma in Business Management will be an
added advantage.
Skills and Competencies:
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Good interpersonal and communication skills and proven integrity. Proficiency in the use of
office suite and desktop publishing tools.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
This is an established position within the CASSOA structure which has a tenable contract
term of five (5) years renewable upon satisfactory performance.
SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS:
The established positions offer a competitive salary and attractive fringe benefits including
house allowance, transport allowance, medical and insurance cover.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit their applications together with curriculum vitae, copies
of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, one recent passport sized
photograph, names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone/cell phone
numbers, quoting the reference number of the position applied for by registered mail,
courier, or as attachments to an email (all attachments should be in Acrobat organised
in a zipped folder labeled with your name) and dispatched to:
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
EAC CASSOA
P O BOX 873,
PLOT 41/43 CIRCULAR ROAD,
ENTEBBE,
UGANDA.
Email: recruitment@cassoa.org
TO REACH EAC CASSOA OFFICES BY FRIDAY 31ST DECEMBER 2010. PLEASE DO
NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION VIA MULTIPLE ROUTES. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED
AFTER THE DEADLINE OR WITH ATTACHMENTS NOT IN REQUIRED FORMAT WILL
NOT BE CONSIDERED. CANVASSING WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC
DISQUALIFICATION.
The East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency is an
equal opportunity employer; therefore female candidates are particularly encouraged to
apply. CASSOA will only respond to those candidates who are shortlisted.

Current Career Jobs Vacancies at East African Community

The Civil Aviation, Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) is an Institution of the
East African Community in Entebbe Uganda, charged with the responsibility of overseeing
the harmonization and operationalisation of the air safety rules and regulations in the East
African Region.
CASSOA wishes to fill the following vacant position with a suitable candidates who must be
a citizen of East Africa (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda). The position is
tenable in Entebbe, Uganda.

Job Title: ACCOUNTANT (REF: CAS/HR/2010/007)
Grade: Professional Category (P1)
Reports to: Senior Accountant
Duty Station: CASSOA Headquarters Entebbe, Uganda covering the EAC
Partner States of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and
Tanzania
Main purpose of the job:
To provide technical support in the design, facilitation, and implementation of effective and
efficient financial management systems and working capital management for sound decision
making, in accordance with the relevant financial rules and regulations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Develop financial policies, strategies and regulations for the Agency.
2. Prepare annual budgets and financial reports/statements in liaison with the technical
coordinator for presentation to the Board and Council for approval.
3. Prepare accounting reports for the Board and Sectoral Council.
4. Develop and implement strong internal control systems, timely financial reports,
budget and accountabilities.
5. Prepare monthly cost comparison reports for budgetary control and account for the
Agency’s expenditure and its disbursement against budget codes and relevant
budget heads.
6. Prepare books of accounts for timely annual audit by the Audit Commission.
7. Manage credit levels for various debtors and creditors.
8. Maintain ledgers, Asset Register and depreciation schedules.
9. Design and facilitate implementation of payroll system in liaison with the Office
Management Assistant.
10. Co-ordinate internal/external audit activities.
11. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned from time.
Qualification and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
Must hold Professional qualifications in CPA (K), CPA (T), CPA (U), ACCA, CIMA, CA, or
equivalent qualifications accepted in the EAC States.
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Skills and Competences:
Proven Integrity;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Self motivated with ability to work with minimum supervision;
Proficiency in computer-based accounting and general office IT applications.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
This is an established position within the CASSOA structure which has tenable a contract
term of five (5) years renewable upon satisfactory performance.
SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS:
The established positions offer a competitive salary and attractive fringe benefits including
house allowance, transport allowance, medical and insurance cover.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit their applications together with curriculum vitae, copies
of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, one recent passport sized
photograph, names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone/cell phone
numbers, quoting the reference number of the position applied for by registered mail,
courier, or as attachments to an email (all attachments should be in Acrobat organised
in a zipped folder labeled with your name) and dispatched to:
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
EAC CASSOA
P O BOX 873,
PLOT 41/43 CIRCULAR ROAD,
ENTEBBE,
UGANDA.
Email: recruitment@cassoa.org
TO REACH EAC CASSOA OFFICES BY FRIDAY 31ST DECEMBER 2010. PLEASE DO
NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION VIA MULTIPLE ROUTES. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED
AFTER THE DEADLINE OR WITH ATTACHMENTS NOT IN REQUIRED FORMAT WILL
NOT BE CONSIDERED. CANVASSING WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC
DISQUALIFICATION.
The East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency is an
equal opportunity employer; therefore female candidates are particularly encouraged to
apply. CASSOA will only respond to those candidates who are shortlisted.

MANAGER OPERATIONS Jobs Vacancy - East African Community Job Opportunities

JOB TITLE: MANAGER, FLIGHT OPERATIONS (REF: CAS/HR/2010/005) - READVERTISEMENT
Grade: Professional Staff Category (P4)
Reports to: Director Regulation and Standardization
Duty Station: CASSOA Headquarters Entebbe, Uganda covering the EAC
Partner States of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and
Tanzania
Main purpose of the job:
To coordinate and oversee the implementation of the safety oversight programmes and
technical support to Partner States related to flight operations as approved by the Board
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Managing the flight operations department.
2. Participating in the evaluation of the status of aviation safety and security in Partner
States and providing technical assistance to Partner States in oversight activities.
3. Developing harmonised flight safety standards regulatory formulation and
amendments to ensure conformity to international standards.
4. Developing applicable technical guidance materials for operation practices and
procedures to implement the harmonised regulations.
5. Developing and implementing procedures for monitoring the development of
international standards and formulate a common regional position.
6. Convening and facilitating Working Group meetings to formulate and review
harmonised regulations and technical guidance materials.
7. Developing inputs and implement procedures and guidelines to be followed in
obtaining and sharing regional human resources for inspection activities,
surveillance, audits and responding to requests for assistance in flight safety related
matters.
8. Developing and implementing annual flight operations mission schedules for
evaluation of aviation safety status, implementation of harmonised regulations and
conformity to standardisation in the Partner States.
9. Prepare and provide input for the timely preparation of the Annual Programme of
Activities and budget for the Agency for approval by the Board.
10. Liaise with HR to develop training programmes and provide regional technical
training including inspectors’ indoctrination, basic, type, on-the-job and recurrent
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training for the functions of the Flight Operations Inspectors in the Agency and in the
Partner States,
11. Assisting/participating in the development and implementation of regional and State
safety Programmes.
12. Assisting in carrying out a skills audit to develop a data bank in the region for the
available and gap of skills in the region related to flight operations.
13. Participating in the establishment of a common personnel licensing examination in
the region.
14. Performing any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications and Experience:
1. A holder of university degree in any field and holder of a professional license at ATPL
level.
2. A minimum of 8 years management or supervisory experience with a civil aviation
administration, directly associated with the preparation and responsibility for
implementation of rules, regulations, operating manuals, flight and ground procedures
deemed necessary for flight safety, inspection and certification.
3. Considerable flight crew experience as pilot-in-command on modern, turbine engine
aircraft or substantial experience as a Flight Operations Inspector with ratings in
modern, turbine engine aircraft preferably of type operated in the region. 5000 hours
of flying experience with a demonstrable experience in an international airline
operation of at least of 1,000 hrs minimum.
4. Experience in the preparation, approval and use of Flight Operations Manuals and
other flight operation documentations including flight training and checking
programmes.
Skills and Knowledge:
1. Knowledge of legal responsibilities and administrative procedures for the issuance of
documents under State of Registry approval relating to supervision of flight
operations.
2. Knowledge of the requirements for personnel licensing systems, and of the training,
and maintenance of competency of flight and ground crews concerned with flight
operations.
3. Sound knowledge of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices and related
documentation.
4. Good communication and report writing skills.
5. Proficiency in computer use and general IT applications.
6. Good interpersonal skills, high degree of integrity.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
This is an established position within the CASSOA structure which has a tenable contract
term of five (5) years renewable upon satisfactory performance.
SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS:
Established positions offer a competitive salary and attractive fringe benefits including house
allowance, transport allowance, medical and insurance cover.
HOW TO APPLY:
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Interested candidates should submit their applications together with curriculum vitae, copies
of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, one recent passport sized
photograph, names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone/cell phone
numbers, quoting the reference number of the position applied for by registered mail,
courier, or as attachments to an email (all attachments should be in Acrobat organised
in a zipped folder labeled with your name) and dispatched to:
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
EAC CASSOA
P O BOX 873,
PLOT 41/43 CIRCULAR ROAD,
ENTEBBE,
UGANDA.
Email: recruitment@cassoa.org
TO REACH EAC CASSOA OFFICES BY FRIDAY 31st DECEMBER 2010. PLEASE DO
NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION VIA MULTIPLE ROUTES. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED
AFTER THE DEADLINE OR WITH ATTACHMENTS NOT IN REQUIRED FORMAT WILL
NOT BE CONSIDERED. CANVASSING WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC
DISQUALIFICATION.
The East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency is an
equal opportunity employer; therefore female candidates are particularly encouraged to
apply. CASSOA will only respond to those candidates who are shortlisted.

Bible Society of Uganda- Assistant HIV and AIDS Protect Coordinator Jobs Vacancy

Job Title: Assistant HIV and AIDS Protect Coordinator

The Bible society of Uganda (BSU), an interdenominational church related organization, mandated to make available Holy Scriptures in appropriate languages and media, for meaningful use by individuals and the Church, seeks to recruit an Assistant HIV and AIDS Project Coordinator in its HIV and AIDS prevention program.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Education and Development Studies or a related field
• Ability to initiate and implement HIV and AIDS training programs.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
• Excellent Computer literacy skills.
• Ability to integrate HIV and AIDS approaches.
• Willingness to travel extensively within the program areas.
• Having flexible attitude, through team spirit and willingness to take on additional tasks.

Work related experience:
At least 3 years working knowledge of experience in program development, including monitoring and evaluation of HIV and AIDS interventions.
Apply for this job
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their relevant academic documents together with CV and 3 referees, copies of academic certificates and a letter of recommendation from your church leader to:

The General Secretary,
The Bible Society of Uganda
Plot 38 Bombo Road
P.O. Box 3621, Kampala

Closing date: Monday December 13th 2010
Only short listed applicants will be further contacted after closing date.

Estates and Development Officer job vacancy in uganda

Job Title: Estates and Development Officer
Reports to: Group Chief Executive Officer.

Core Duties
(i) Formulates and reviews plans for the implementation of project activities.
(ii) Supervises monitors and coordinates all project activities. (iii) Mobilizes, manages and ensures accountability of all project funds, (iv) Ensures acquisition, distribution and effective utilization of project facilities and logistics.
(v) Liaises and coordinates project plans with stakeholders. (vi) Ensures that all project records are properly kept. (vii) Supervises staff and ensures proper assessment and evaluation of their performance. (viii) Prepares and produces accurate periodic reports. (ix) Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Specification of the suitable should include;
• Must be a holder of a bachelor's degree Civil Engineering or Surveying.
• Skills of and knowledge of Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
• Must have at least 5 years experience in field above.
Apply for this job
Send your application, together with three referees, to be received before 15th
December 2010 to:

The Group Chief Executive Officer
Church Commissioners Holding Company,
P.O. Box 14306, KAMPALA.

Jobs Vacancy for Internal Auditor in Uganda

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Reports: (Functionally) to the Board of Directors and (Administratively) to the CEO of the Company.

Duties
(a) Plan and execute audits in accordance with accepted standards.
(b) Review book-keeping and accounting systems in the CCHCL projects and programmes to ensure that they are properly kept.
(c) Perform regular examination, verification and audit of key areas such as collection, receipts, bank slips, payroll, stores, payments and capital items, reporting and
(d) Perform regular audits at CCHCL projects/programme sites to ensure up to date financial records and that they are complying with approved management and accounting policies and procedures.
(e) Carry out investigations in frauds and misappropriation, if any.
(f) Carry out operational and value for money audits to ascertain the effectiveness of established policies and plans and where necessary recommend improvements.
(g) Attend periodic cash and stock counts.
(h) Assist in building capacities on Provincial management and control of project operating staff through on the job training. (i) Assist External Auditors in the accomplishment of their work.

Specification of the suitable should include;
i) Holder of a Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting option), ACCA, CPA, CIMA part qualification will be an added advantage. ii) Minimum of three (3) years post- qualification professional
Accounting experience in an NGO, Grant management would be an added advantage.
iii) Excellent computer and database skills; Microsoft Office, Excel, Pastel and or Tally Accounting packages.
iv) Excellent financial and budgeting skills and experience.
v) Ability to plan, initiate and complete work assignments under tight dead lines.
vi) Attention to detail and multitasking ability
vii) Should have good communication skills, result oriented, honest and high integrity.
vii) Committed to the values and faith of Church of Uganda.
At least 5 years experience.
Apply for this job
Send your application, together with three referees, to be received before 15th
December 2010 to:

The Group Chief Executive Officer
Church Commissioners Holding Company,
P.O. Box 14306, KAMPALA.

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