Jobs in Kampala (Employment Opportunies)

Job Title: Production ManagerMAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Formulation and generation of demand plan
  • Manage line efficiencies in the line of production to demand
  • Management of the production process to meeting productivity targets
  • Coordinate continuous improvement initiatives
  • Formulation and management of the budget
  • Recruitment and selection of staff
  • Management and maintenance of quality
  • Management of health and safety
  • Management and implementation of operational plan and projects
  • Staff motivation and development
  • Produce to plan and monitor variances against plan on a daily basis.
  • Ensure adherence to house-keeping routines and hygienic standards in conformance to the quality system good manufacturing practices.
Degree in Engineering with 10 years Experience or Diploma with 15 years experience.
10-15 years of experience in Production/Manufacturing in the Packaging Industry – making Corrugated boxes, 5 and 7 ply boards.
Hands on experience in running Corrugated m/c, case maker, 4 colour printer and other Packaging Industry related machinery.
To have knowledge to troubleshoot the Mechanical/ electrical related issues and guide the Maintenance team members.
Must have good communication and Inter-personal skills.
At least 5-10 years in supervisory roll and 5 years in Managerial roll.
ISO 9000 knowledge.
Preferred to have:
Knowledge on Financial side of the business
Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

How to apply Send soft copies of your CVs to info@corporatesolutionsug.com
Expiry: 15/12/2010

Jobs Opportunities at Sugar Corporation of Uganda (SCOL)

Job Title: Tractor Drivers
Qualification
•Valid drivers permit with Class H.

Experience
•2 years and above driving tractors
•Hand on practical experience in transportation of Sugar Cane will be an added advantage

Remunaration: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Job title: Instrumentation Engineer
Qualification
•B.Sc.Electrical/Electronics Engineering

Experience
• 3 years working in the relevant field.
•Practical hand on experience in manufacturing industry in a similar position will be an added advantage

Remunaration: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

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How to Apply:
Handwritten application with detailed C.V photocopies of Academic Certificates/Testimonials, names and address of 2 (two) referees, letter of recommendation from the previous employer and telephone contact should be submitted by post or direct delivery to the following address within 10 days from the date of this posting.

The Dy. G.M. Human Resources,
Sugar Corporation of Uganda Ltd
P.O. Box 1 - LUGAZI.
Tel: 256-312 55 55 00
By e-mail nixont@mehtagroup.com
Website: mehtagroup.com

Jobs Opportunities at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Job Title: Water and Habitat Engineer (M/F)
Duty Stations: Kampala with regular field trips to Northern Uganda. Working hours: 40 hours a week from Monday to Friday
Remuneration: Attractive package depending on qualifications and working experience

Main responsibilities:
• Ensure that water, sanitation, hygiene promotion and construction objectives are respected and propose corrective measures when necessary;
• Assess needs, write reports and propose recommendations;
• Assess buildings for rehabilitation and prepare technical reports including technical drawings;
• Prepares and submits all necessary contractual documents to launch tender and ensures that contractual procedures are followed;
• Follow up of daily workers and local contractors;
• Maintain regular contact with Ugandan Red Cross Society, collaborate with and provides technical assistances to URCS in the implementation of activities;
• Liaise with other actors involved in the WASH sector and represent the ICRC in various meetings/gatherings.

Minimum required knowledge and experience:
• University degree in specialized relevant technical field (such as civil, water, sanitation, environmental, hydrology engineering);
• Familiarity with the standard technical norms and rules in construction and water supply;
• Five (5) years work experience in similar relevant civil engineering or water and sanitation field with good references; previous work with international organizations is an asset;
• Experience in community mobilization and hygiene promotion activities is an asset;
• Very good computer skills (Word, Excel) and ability to run specific software (AutoCAD and basic CIS);
• Very good command of spoken and written technical English, other local language such as Ngkarimojong, Ateso or Luo will be an asset too.

Profile;
• Able to work in a multicultural environment;
• Able to work both independently and in a team;
• Good communication, analytical and organizational skills;
• Rigour;
• Flexibility and initiative,

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Interested candidates will have to send their application with a detailed CV indicating postal and phone contacts, copies of school and working certificates and minimum two referees.

Applications should be addressed before Thurday 23rd December 2010,4 p.m. to the Administrator preferably by email to KAM_ADMCO@icrc.org or in a sealed envelope and delivered at the following ICRC office address:

ICRC Kampala office on Plot 8, John Babiiha Avenue,
Kampala. Mention "Water and Habitat engineer application" in your title.

Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Jobs Opportunities at Stromme Microfinance East Africa Limited

Job Title: Accountant
Reporting to: Finance Manager

Stromme Microfmance East Africa Limited (SMF EA Ltd) is a wholesale lending company with a mission to provide, on a sustainable basis, market responsive financial services and capacity building support to financial and business service providers to enhance access to financial services by the enterprising poor in the East African Region, The Accountant will be responsible for the day to day financial recording financial reporting of the Company. He/She will report to the Finance Manager but will work closely with all the other staff of the Company. The candidate must be a committed Christian with demonstrated ability and experience in accounting.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Financial Management and reporting;
• Properly record and post financial transactions in Bushsoft accounting software.
• Withdrawal of Cash from the bank for office use.
• Petty cash management.
• Preparation of Annual budget and monitoring of budget performance of SMF EA Ltd during the year.
• Preparation of Quarterly Cash flow forecasts.
• Preparation of end of year procedures, financial statements and supporting documentation for external audit of the company,
• Preparation of monthly financial statements and management accounts, (Income statement, balance sheet, budget actual analysis)
• Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements.
• Handling financial reporting from and to SMF EA Ltd partners

2.2 Staff
• Timely payment of all staff dues and ensure timely accountabilities by staff
• Remit statutory deductions to the respective authorities on a timely basis.

2.3 Administration
• Arrange for timely payment of insurance for staff and assets of SMF EA Ltd.
• Purchase travel tickets for staff in time for approved travel.
• Pay suppliers and creditors on timely basis.
• Maintain records for fuel usage and reconciliation of fuel use with fuel stations

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
• B.Com/BBA (Accounting Option) In addition to the degree, ACCA would be an added advantage
• Working experience in microfinance of at least 3 years
• Must be a team player
• Willing and able to work with minimum supervision
• Willing to travel to visit SMF partners in the region
• Must not be more than 35 years of age

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Applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates with CVs, giving day time telephone contacts and names of 3 referees should be sent to the address below not later than 20th December, 2010:

The Chief Executive Officer
Stromme Microfinance East Africa Limited
Plot 25 Bukoto Street, Kamwokya
P.0. Box 27200, Kampala

Stromme Foundation Uganda Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Education Manager

Key Responsibilities:
• Coordinating and facilitating selection, recruitment and development of education partners and partnering activities in the Eastern Africa Region
• Networking, advocating and lobbying for vulnerable children and women with various governments, likeminded NGOs, and firms
• Providing technical and administrative advice to other regional Education staff in the region and Education Projects funded by Stromme Foundation
• Developing strategies and innovative processes and systems for strengthening basic education systems in poor and hard to reach
• Identify training needs and organize necessary trainings to build capacity of partner organizations
• Develop and promote Development Education concepts among SF partners
• Provide technical and professional support for improving basic education quality for children at risk, and ensure increased access, retention and completion rates
• Develop and coordinate participatory and preliminary studies to establish good baseline data for initiating new Education projects
• Encouraging local resources" mobilization and community participation in education projects
• Ensure that SF Education partners uphold recognized Child protection policies

Required Qualifications:
• Individuals with a first degree in Education, Sociology, Development Anthropology. Relevant Masters Degree will be an added
•At least five years experience in a similar position, preferably with an International NGO

Person Specifications:
• A creative/resourceful individual who possesses energy, self-confidence, and flexibility and thrives in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
• Should have judgment necessary to understand, balance, and respond to the competing needs of many different constituents; bring fresh ideas and a genuine interest in trying new approaches
• Demonstrated understanding of Development Education concepts and experience in fundraising
• Should be a good team player, passionate, of high integrity, and articulate about rights based development approaches and social change
• Possess excellent people and mentoring skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills in English
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
• Should be willing to travel extensively locally and internationally
• A Committed Christian

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HOW TO APPLY:
If you believe you fit this profile, please send your application to:

The Regional Director,
Stromme Foundation,
P.O Box 27200, Kampala

Or e-mail to: icteastafrica@stromme.org

Please attach your curriculum vitae, capability statement, current remuneration, day and evening telephone numbers, photocopies of testimonials; and contacts of three referees by Tuesday 22nd, December, 2010

Or hand deliver your application to the office on Plot 25, Bukoto Street-Kamwokya

Only short listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic

Zonal NAADS Coordinator Jobs Opportunites in Uganda

Job Title: Zonal NAADS Coordinator.
Remuneration: Attractive and Competitive.
Terms of employment: Three-year contract, renewable.

Primary Duties and responsibilities:
• Function as the vote holder for joint NARO - NAADS activities at the zone and district levels;
• In consultation with the ZARDI Director and other stakeholders:
i take lead in setting up Multi Stakeholder innovation Platforms (MSIPs) for the zone and guide the demand articulation and priority setting process for technologies and innovations;
ii co constitute technical teams to participate in the districts planning and review processes
• Coordinate the consolidation of all districts' technology needs as input into the planning and priority setting process to; constitute the adaptive research agenda for the zone;
• Coordinate the provision of feedback and the adaptive research agenda for the zone to all districts and sub - counties;
• Working closely with NARO and NAADS Secretariats coordinate market studies in the zone to generate content and: provide input into the MS1P based zonal planning and priority; setting process;
• Coordinate capacity development needs identification of the key stake holders, and working with the districts in the zone and ZARDI scientists and other service providers coordinate capacity development of stakeholders in the zone;
• In consultation with NAADS and NARO Secretariat and the districts, coordinate the development of adaptive research annual work plans and budgets and implementation of the adaptive research agenda;
• Function as the first point of call for both the NAADS; Secretariat and districts, and consolidation of emerging NAADS implementation issues for transmission to the NAADS Secretariat;
• In liaison with the NAADS Secretariat coordinate monitoring of NAADS implementation in the districts in the zone;
• Coordinate the selection of regional enterprises and development of work plans and budgets for development of zone wide commodity value chains;
• Oversee the activities of the consultants being contracted to be in charge of Sustainable Land Management;
• Coordinate quality assurance of advisory services in the zone;
• Together with the ZARDI Director, make regular reports on joint activities in the region to the ZARDI Management Committee and NAADS and NARO Secretariats.

Qualification and experience
• A Masters degree in Agricultural sciences, Agricultural Economics or Natural Sciences.
• At least eight years experience of which five are in a management or similar position from the time of the advertisement,
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of rural development issues and poverty challenges
• Demonstrated experience in management of financial and human resources.
• Computer literacy is a must.

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All interested should submit hand written applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, two passport size photographs, names and addresses of three referees, applicants daytime telephone contact and certified photocopies of academic testimonials with proof of previous employment where applicable.

For Zonal NAADS Coordinators and Technology link and innovations officers, applications should be submitted to and received by;


The Executive Director
NAADS Secretariat
Mukwasi House
P.O. Box 25235
Kampala

Closing Date: 24th December 2010.

Jobs Vacancies and Employment Opportunites in NAADS

Job Title: Technology Link and Innovations officers.
Remuneration: Attractive and Competitive,
Terms of employment: Three-year contract, renewable.

Primary Duties and responsibilities:
• Working closely with the Zonal NAADS Coordinator and the Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute (ZARDI) Director, guide the setting up and management of Multi Stakeholder Innovation Platform for the Zone;
• Based on outputs of the stakeholder priority setting process and MSIP inputs, establish mechanisms for linkage to sources of technology and innovation, and maintain an inventory (database) of available/emerging technologies from the ZARDI and National Research System (NARS);
• Working in close consultation with District Production Officers (DPOs), coordinate the establishment of District Adaptive Research Support Teams (DARSTs), and ensure their capacity development needs are identified and met
• Working together with ZARDI scientists and DARSTs guide the generation of local content from on-farm adaptive trials;
• Facilitate lesson leaning and sharing of experiences in technology development a and uptake, and ensure integration of local content and best practice into service provision guidelines;
• Develop approaches, methods and strategies for development guidelines;
• Develop approaches, methods and strategies for development of model farmers and other channels as vehicles to catalyze and support technology uptake, promotion and up-scaling for the different categories of farmers
• Working in close consultation with ZARDI scientists develop mechanisms for, and undertake tracking performance of technologies and innovation to provide essential feed back to the ZARDI and other sources of innovation
• In consultation with ZARDI scientists and Sustainable Land Management (SLM) consultants develop approaches and practical guidelines to ensure integration and/or main streaming gender and natural resources management concerns into all aspects of technology development, promotion and up-scaling
• In consultation with relevant regulatory bodies/agencies, support the establishment of seed and breeder associations, and liaise with responsible MAAIF departments to ensure they are regulated for production of quality seed;
• Develop guidelines and content for training of farmer groups and/or associations in farmer based multiplication of planting and stocking material for both food security and commercialization.
• Function as the link between the different value chain actors (agro-input suppliers, processors and market actors), and in consultation with district production departments and umbrella bodies develop strategies for continuous training needs identification ensuring that they are met.

Qualification and experience:
• Post graduate degree in agricultural sciences, agricultural economics or natural sciences
• At least five years experience in adaptive research or extension but with supervisory responsibility over on-farm experimentation at the time of the advertisement.
• Good facilitation and communication skills
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of rural development issues and poverty challenges
• Good computer skills in common word processing packages and spreadsheets

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All interested should submit hand written applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, two passport size photographs, names and addresses of three referees, applicants daytime telephone contact and certified photocopies of academic testimonials with proof of previous employment where applicable.

For Zonal NAADS Coordinators and Technology link and innovations officers, applications should be submitted to and received by;


The Executive Director
NAADS Secretariat
Mukwasi House
P.O. Box 25235
Kampala

Closing Date: 24th December 2010.

District NAADS Coordinator Jobs Opportuuties

Job Title: District NAADS Coordinator.
Remuneration: Attractive and Competitive.
Terms of employment: Three-year contract, renewable.

Duties and responsibilities of District NAADS Coordinator:
The District NAADS coordinator working under the District Production Coordinator (DPC) will be responsible for and will undertake the following activities and functions:
• Consolidate the Sub-County annual work plans and coordinate development of annual District NAADS plans and activities. The Coordinator has to ensure timely presentation of consolidated work plans, budgets, reports and accounts developed from individual service contracts and sub-projects.
• Working with the District Planning Office, ensure incorporation of the NAADS work plan and budget estimate into the overall District work plan.
• Develop quantitative and qualitative indicators from the immediate objectives and outputs of the District NAADS activities.
Working with Subject matter specialists (SMS) ensure application of standards and criteria for selection of service providers and procurement of goods.
• In collaboration with the District Contracts Committee, arrange for technical assistance to Sub-Counties and Farmer Fora for the tendering process and review of all procurements for the District NAADS Programme.
• Receive and review all reports including monitoring and evaluation studies of NAADS at District and Sub-County levels.
• Facilitate District NAADS meetings and act as Secretary to the District Farmer Forum.
• Coordinate with the District Finance officer on financial management matters.
• Working under the CAO, supervise NAADS expenditures; ensure accountability and that value for money is delivered.
• Supervise NAADS implementation in the District.
• Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor
• Supervise NAADS implementation in the District.
• Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications
1. A degree in Natural sciences, Economics, Agri-Business and Development Studies.
2. At least five years experience in Agricultural Extension or Rural Development and working with farmers at the lime of the advertisement.
3. Innovativeness and adaptability to novel approaches to agricultural service delivery.
4. A good understanding of principles and practice of community based rural development and participatory methods and approaches.
5. A strong knowledge of rural development dimensions including rural poverty and gender concerns.
6. Demonstrated, administrative and management skills including an understanding of the decentralization policy and operations.
7. Computer literacy with evidence in standard Computer Packages (Word processing and Spread Sheet Packages)
8. A postgraduate qualification in any of the following areas; Agricultural Extension, Rural Development and Agricultural Marketing and thorough knowledge of the working area will be an added advantage.

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All interested should submit hand written applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, two passport size photographs, names and addresses of three referees, applicants daytime telephone contact and certified photocopies of academic testimonials with proof of previous employment where applicable.

For District NAADS Coordinators applications should be ; submitted to and received by;

Secretary District Service Commission (s) of Kaliro and Mbale respectively.
Please note; Applications for this position, should be accompanied with dully filled PSC form-Ill to be collected from Public Service Commission or respective District Service Commissions.

Closing Date: 24th December 2010.

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