Human Resources Coordinator Opportunity at MHS

Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator

Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Overall Responsibilities

The HR Coordinator reports to the Finance and Administration Manager but works closely with the MSH HR Team to provide HR support to the SURE Project. S/he ensures that the technical teams have accurate and timely HR information necessary to make relevant staffing decisions
S/he supports the MSH HR team in recruitment and placement, orientation, performance and probationary appraisal of SURE staff
Responsible for engagement of Short Term Technical Assistance in liaison with the different technical area heads, ensuring that all due recruitment documentation is completed in time and information necessary for the payment is made available to finance
S/he supports the creation of a healthy working environment through, open management policies, information sharing and organization of SURE staff functions

Qualifications

1) Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent 2) Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in a large and busy organization
3) Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants environment
4) English fluency and strong administrative, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills
5) Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, execute tasks efficiently and is proactive
6) Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, and attention to detail 7) Demonstrated computer skills, including knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point


All applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Partner - MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi,
P O Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org

Deadline for submission: 10th June 2011.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates.

Program Assistant Job Opportunity in Uganda at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title: Program Assistant

Org: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Overall Responsibilities
Perform clerical and administrative support needed to implement program activities within prescribed MSH policies and procedures including preparation of advance/ purchase requests, and expense reports
Organizing logistics for conferences, STTA visits, meetings, workshops and other events Draft/edit routine correspondence and send standard letters to external clients
Assist with the administrative follow up on procurement and inventory management Maintain and update working files and databases

Qualifications
1) Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Secretarial Practice or equivalent
2) Working experience at least 3 years relevant experience in a large international organization
3) Excellent written and verbal communication skills
4) Demonstrated computer skills, including knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
5) Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally
diverse staff, clients and consultants environment
6) Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, execute tasks efficiently and is proactive

All applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Partner - MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi,
P O Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org

Deadline for submission: 10th June 2011.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates.

Recent Jobs

3 Vacancies
Closing: June 10, 2011

Information Management Officer
Closing: June 10, 2011

Job opportunity
Closing: June 6, 2011

UNFPA job opportunities
Closing: June 11, 2011

Business Development Officer (BDO)
Closing: June 6, 2011

Eskom Uganda has a Job Vacancy for Information Management Officer

Eskom Uganda is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eskom Holdings South Africa and is registered as a limited liability company in Uganda. The company generates 66% of Uganda’s electrical energy, operates within a framework of four contracts, and has its own board of directors. Eskom Uganda is hereby inviting applications from persons interested in the vacancy below:

Job Title: Information Management Officer

Reports to: Business Systems Officer

Reference No: EUL/ EM/2011- 5

Role definition

The primary responsibility of this position will be to manage all Business information and provide services for information storage, access, dissemination, recovery and security for Eskom Uganda Limited.

Key Result Areas:

1. Provide first line support to end users for all business information management activities

2. Ensure that all business electronic information, e.g. reports, policies, procedures, standards, work packages, etc are duly posted on the intranet.

3. Overseeing digitizing of all hardcopy business information.

4. Cataloguing, classifying and storing electronic business information.

5. Maintaining content on the Intranet and EUL Website making sure information is up to date, consistent, comprehensive, and easily accessible

6. Manage access to electronic business information by setting access permissions/ levels according to management policy

7. Participate in identifying the need for new systems or modification of existing systems.

8. Documenting MIS/EIS and developing functional requirements document for new MIS/EIS

9. Co-ordinate and manage document and knowledge assets’ warehousing processes.

10. Maintain Information Systems to ensure efficient operation across the organisation

11. Ensure a well controlled data and information management environment including interim and monthly backups of all business information.

12. Documenting backup and recovery procedures.

13. Participate in designing and implementation of data warehouse, business intelligence, KPI Dashboards and balanced scorecards.

14. Participate in information risk and data security management, and information security awareness program.

15. Training staff how to use the information systems.

16. Implement and maintain an information management strategy

17. Implement information systems security controls in compliance with organizational policies, procedures and standards.

The suitable candidates for this post should have:

i) Minimum Academic Requirement:

ii) Degree in Information Systems, Information Science, Information Technology or Computer Science

iii) Relevant Experience 2 years experience in information management.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Interested candidates should send their application letters, copies of academic certificates and CV including three referees to the following address not later than Friday,10th June, 2011 at 5.00 p.m.

Resources Department

Eskom Uganda Limited

Nalubaale Power Station, P.O. Box 942, Jinja

Uganda

Tel: +256 43 121416, Fax: +256 43 123154

Email: Recruitment@eskom.co.ug

is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eskom Holdings South Africa and is registered as a limited liability company in Uganda. The company generates 66% of Uganda’s electrical energy, operates within a framework of four contracts, and has its own board of directors. Eskom Uganda is hereby inviting applications from persons interested in the vacancy below:

Position: Information Management Officer

Reports to: Business Systems Officer

Reference No: EUL/ EM/2011- 5

Role definition

The primary responsibility of this position will be to manage all Business information and provide services for information storage, access, dissemination, recovery and security for Eskom Uganda Limited.

Key Result Areas:

1. Provide first line support to end users for all business information management activities

2. Ensure that all business electronic information, e.g. reports, policies, procedures, standards, work packages, etc are duly posted on the intranet.

3. Overseeing digitizing of all hardcopy business information.

4. Cataloguing, classifying and storing electronic business information.

5. Maintaining content on the Intranet and EUL Website making sure information is up to date, consistent, comprehensive, and easily accessible

6. Manage access to electronic business information by setting access permissions/ levels according to management policy

7. Participate in identifying the need for new systems or modification of existing systems.

8. Documenting MIS/EIS and developing functional requirements document for new MIS/EIS

9. Co-ordinate and manage document and knowledge assets’ warehousing processes.

10. Maintain Information Systems to ensure efficient operation across the organisation

11. Ensure a well controlled data and information management environment including interim and monthly backups of all business information.

12. Documenting backup and recovery procedures.

13. Participate in designing and implementation of data warehouse, business intelligence, KPI Dashboards and balanced scorecards.

14. Participate in information risk and data security management, and information security awareness program.

15. Training staff how to use the information systems.

16. Implement and maintain an information management strategy

17. Implement information systems security controls in compliance with organizational policies, procedures and standards.

The suitable candidates for this post should have:

i) Minimum Academic Requirement:

ii) Degree in Information Systems, Information Science, Information Technology or Computer Science

iii) Relevant Experience 2 years experience in information management.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Interested candidates should send their application letters, copies of academic certificates and CV including three referees to the following address not later than Friday,10th June, 2011 at 5.00 p.m.

Resources Department

Eskom Uganda Limited

Nalubaale Power Station, P.O. Box 942, Jinja

Uganda

Tel: +256 43 121416, Fax: +256 43 123154

Email: Recruitment@eskom.co.ug


Parth International (U) Limited Jobs Vacancies- Apply Now

Description of the company and business

Parth International (U) Limited, a member of the world freight network is a medium sized logistics company that was incorporated in 1999. The company’s major services are; Customs clearance, Shipping logistics, Transport cargo, Logistics consultancy, Storage and warehousing, Packaging and Handling of specialized cargo among others.

In our own on-going growth plan, we would like to hire young, dynamic and aggressive professionals to fill the following positions;

Job Title: Business Development Manager

This is a managerial position reporting to the General Manager. As part of our changing business model, Parth International (U) Ltd continues to grow at a steady pace while assisting our clients to manage the logistical duties as they concentrate on their core businesses. We are thus seeking a self-motivated individual to provide, identify and develop business opportunities for the company’s creative solutions.

Overall
 Prepares the annual Business Development Plan; as well as prepares the annual Work Plan.
 Define and follow up of yearly targets and objectives.
 Develop and implement strategies for new products and services.
 Determine new opportunities by analyzing business needs.
 Provide direction, guidance to the department to ensure alignment with the Company strategies.
 Generating leads for possible sales and follow-up sales activity
 Advising on, drafting and enforcing sales policies and processes
 Manage and coordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities
 Strengthen business relationships with existing and new clients
 Carry out Market analysis and deliver accurate business reports.
 Attend workshops, trade shows, and seminars to keep up-to-date on changes in the industry.

Account Management
 Increase the company’s involvement with existing client through customer visits, seeking feedback, and request for referrals among others.
 Serves as a lead facilitator both internally and externally for projects.
 Develop and manage client communication tools such as the corporate website, fliers and other promotional items



Business Development and Marketing
 Pro-actively target organizations and establish communications with those businesses that can benefit from our Company’s services.
 Possess drive, motivation and acute attention to detail in ensuring all sales opportunities to Parth International are captured and explored
 Further develop multi-tier relationships to organically grow the clients’ accounts. Build referral and lead generation network
 Develop the corporate brand strategy to keep the Parth International brand in our client’s minds
 Develop and manage marketing tools and collateral for existing and new clients
 Develop and implement business models so as to create new ventures
 Forecast long and short-range market potential in the Uganda and the East Africa Region for Management’s analysis
 Adopt a hands-on approach in monitoring the implementation and execution of marketing programmes
 Presenting Parth International to potential clients through direct communication in face to face meetings, telephone calls and emails.
 Actively and successfully manage the sales process: LEAD GENERATION; credentials pitch; asking questions; SOLUTION PITCH; negotiation; CLOSE OF DEAL; handover to the account management team
 As a representative of Parth International at industry events and tradeshows, your professional manner and polished appearance will aid your intention of gaining new business leads and contacts
 Managing and maintaining a pipeline and ensuring all sales administration is current
 Create and be accountable for all client proposals, contracts and any further documentation, following Parth International procedure.
 Responding to tenders and requests for information in a timely manner
 You will effectively interact with other departments including the account management and technical team when handing over campaigns ensuring you fully and correctly brief in all aspects of the sale
 Keeping abreast of issues affecting clearing and forwarding, customs, warehousing, transport and the entire industry and collecting competitor intelligence

Personal qualities, skills and experience:

Typically a candidate for the role will hold a related university degree and is most likely to be expected to be able to demonstrate progress and achievement in their career to date. Most recently, they will have worked in a commercial role for more than two years within a similar business where they will have played a key role in winning services contracts.

Ideally, you will bring broad industry knowledge and awareness allowing Parth International to contribute strongly to our client’s success. Parth International is seeking candidates with a range of commercial experience and levels of responsibility, preferably with Logistics Management background. Operating in a responsive management environment, you will need to be able to influence and communicate well in a multi-cultural environment.

You must be a confident negotiator with the ability to ‘close the deal’ with hands on problem-solving experience, with the ability to generate ideas and practical solutions. You will have a positive and determined approach to analyzing new business opportunities; Ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritize tasks; Strong communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation; Excellent organizational and time management skills; the candidate must possess excellent needs analysis skills, A positive attitude to dealing with people, and be capable of working independently, and having responsibility as an individual

Fluency in written and oral English is a pre-requisite, and all responses should be submitted in English. A clear highlight of Swahili language, all local and international languages spoken and written should also be included.

Job Title: Operations Manager

This is a managerial position reporting to the General Manager. As part of our changing business model, Parth International (U) Ltd continues to grow at a steady pace while assisting our clients to manage the logistical duties as they concentrate on their core businesses. We are thus seeking a self-motivated individual to plan, direct and coordinate business operations at the Kampala office. This position's primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization's operation’s functions

Roles
• Overall supervision of the entire operations’ staff to ensure maximum effectiveness and productivity.
• Oversee the company’s shipping, clearing and forwarding operations.
• Liaising with existing and new clients on assignments, coordinating the company’s activities.
• Contribute to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.
• Keep company abreast of port regulatory policies and publications.
• Manage daily operations,
• Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between functions.
• Drive initiatives in the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence.
• Plan the use of company resources including materials and employees.
• Ensure the best turnaround time on service delivery.
• Reviewing and editing requirements and providing recommendations related to proposed solution for various problems of the firm.
• Providing and suggesting improvement methods for client’s organization.
• Ensuring that the issues concerned to employees in the organization are resolved in a timely manner.
• Support the accounts department with billing and following up on receivables.
• Represent the company and ensure close cooperation with other stakeholders in the industry.


Personal qualities, skills and experience:

Typically a candidate for the role will hold a related university degree and is most likely to be expected to be able to demonstrate progress and achievement in their career to date. Most recently, they will have worked in a commercial role within a similar business.

Ideally, you will bring broad industry knowledge and awareness allowing Parth International to contribute strongly to our client’s success. Parth International is seeking candidates with a range of commercial experience and levels of responsibility, preferably with Logistics Management background. Operating in a responsive management environment, you will need to be able to influence and communicate well in a multi-cultural environment.

You should be able to take independent decisions and make difficult choices; have the makings of a good leader who can motivate people in the project, have a very high urge for achievement and should be committed. You must have the intelligence to act as backbone to implement tough decisions. Computer knowledge and excellent communication skills required so as to manage the business. Excellent organizational and time management skills; the candidate must possess excellent needs analysis skills and a positive attitude to dealing with people.

Fluency in written and oral English is a pre-requisite, and all responses should be submitted in English. A clear highlight of Swahili language, all local and international languages spoken and written should also be included.

For more information, please visit Parth International at: http://www.parthuganda.com.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your application together with your CV, quoting Business Development Manager or Operations Manger in the header, to info@blegscope.co.ug and parthug@utlonline.co.ug or deliver a hard copy of your application, most recent CV and academic credentials to; Plot 3 Parliament Avenue, Raja Chambers, Kampala – 1st Floor, Room F21/F22; by Wednesday 8th June 2011.

Operations Manager Job Opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Operations Manager

This is a managerial position reporting to the General Manager. As part of our changing business model, Parth International (U) Ltd continues to grow at a steady pace while assisting our clients to manage the logistical duties as they concentrate on their core businesses. We are thus seeking a self-motivated individual to plan, direct and coordinate business operations at the Kampala office. This position's primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization's operation’s functions

Roles
• Overall supervision of the entire operations’ staff to ensure maximum effectiveness and productivity.
• Oversee the company’s shipping, clearing and forwarding operations.
• Liaising with existing and new clients on assignments, coordinating the company’s activities.
• Contribute to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.
• Keep company abreast of port regulatory policies and publications.
• Manage daily operations,
• Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between functions.
• Drive initiatives in the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence.
• Plan the use of company resources including materials and employees.
• Ensure the best turnaround time on service delivery.
• Reviewing and editing requirements and providing recommendations related to proposed solution for various problems of the firm.
• Providing and suggesting improvement methods for client’s organization.
• Ensuring that the issues concerned to employees in the organization are resolved in a timely manner.
• Support the accounts department with billing and following up on receivables.
• Represent the company and ensure close cooperation with other stakeholders in the industry.


Personal qualities, skills and experience:

Typically a candidate for the role will hold a related university degree and is most likely to be expected to be able to demonstrate progress and achievement in their career to date. Most recently, they will have worked in a commercial role within a similar business.

Ideally, you will bring broad industry knowledge and awareness allowing Parth International to contribute strongly to our client’s success. Parth International is seeking candidates with a range of commercial experience and levels of responsibility, preferably with Logistics Management background. Operating in a responsive management environment, you will need to be able to influence and communicate well in a multi-cultural environment.

You should be able to take independent decisions and make difficult choices; have the makings of a good leader who can motivate people in the project, have a very high urge for achievement and should be committed. You must have the intelligence to act as backbone to implement tough decisions. Computer knowledge and excellent communication skills required so as to manage the business. Excellent organizational and time management skills; the candidate must possess excellent needs analysis skills and a positive attitude to dealing with people.

Fluency in written and oral English is a pre-requisite, and all responses should be submitted in English. A clear highlight of Swahili language, all local and international languages spoken and written should also be included.

For more information, please visit Parth International at: http://www.parthuganda.com.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your application together with your CV, quoting Business Development Manager or Operations Manger in the header, to info@blegscope.co.ug and parthug@utlonline.co.ug or deliver a hard copy of your application, most recent CV and academic credentials to; Plot 3 Parliament Avenue, Raja Chambers, Kampala – 1st Floor, Room F21/F22; by Wednesday 8th June 2011.

Business Development Manager Job Opportunity at Parth International (U) Limited

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Description of the company and business

Parth International (U) Limited, a member of the world freight network is a medium sized logistics company that was incorporated in 1999. The company’s major services are; Customs clearance, Shipping logistics, Transport cargo, Logistics consultancy, Storage and warehousing, Packaging and Handling of specialized cargo among others.

In our own on-going growth plan, we would like to hire young, dynamic and aggressive professionals to fill the following positions;

1. Business Development Manager

This is a managerial position reporting to the General Manager. As part of our changing business model, Parth International (U) Ltd continues to grow at a steady pace while assisting our clients to manage the logistical duties as they concentrate on their core businesses. We are thus seeking a self-motivated individual to provide, identify and develop business opportunities for the company’s creative solutions.

Overall
 Prepares the annual Business Development Plan; as well as prepares the annual Work Plan.
 Define and follow up of yearly targets and objectives.
 Develop and implement strategies for new products and services.
 Determine new opportunities by analyzing business needs.
 Provide direction, guidance to the department to ensure alignment with the Company strategies.
 Generating leads for possible sales and follow-up sales activity
 Advising on, drafting and enforcing sales policies and processes
 Manage and coordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities
 Strengthen business relationships with existing and new clients
 Carry out Market analysis and deliver accurate business reports.
 Attend workshops, trade shows, and seminars to keep up-to-date on changes in the industry.

Account Management
 Increase the company’s involvement with existing client through customer visits, seeking feedback, and request for referrals among others.
 Serves as a lead facilitator both internally and externally for projects.
 Develop and manage client communication tools such as the corporate website, fliers and other promotional items



Business Development and Marketing
 Pro-actively target organizations and establish communications with those businesses that can benefit from our Company’s services.
 Possess drive, motivation and acute attention to detail in ensuring all sales opportunities to Parth International are captured and explored
 Further develop multi-tier relationships to organically grow the clients’ accounts. Build referral and lead generation network
 Develop the corporate brand strategy to keep the Parth International brand in our client’s minds
 Develop and manage marketing tools and collateral for existing and new clients
 Develop and implement business models so as to create new ventures
 Forecast long and short-range market potential in the Uganda and the East Africa Region for Management’s analysis
 Adopt a hands-on approach in monitoring the implementation and execution of marketing programmes
 Presenting Parth International to potential clients through direct communication in face to face meetings, telephone calls and emails.
 Actively and successfully manage the sales process: LEAD GENERATION; credentials pitch; asking questions; SOLUTION PITCH; negotiation; CLOSE OF DEAL; handover to the account management team
 As a representative of Parth International at industry events and tradeshows, your professional manner and polished appearance will aid your intention of gaining new business leads and contacts
 Managing and maintaining a pipeline and ensuring all sales administration is current
 Create and be accountable for all client proposals, contracts and any further documentation, following Parth International procedure.
 Responding to tenders and requests for information in a timely manner
 You will effectively interact with other departments including the account management and technical team when handing over campaigns ensuring you fully and correctly brief in all aspects of the sale
 Keeping abreast of issues affecting clearing and forwarding, customs, warehousing, transport and the entire industry and collecting competitor intelligence

Personal qualities, skills and experience:

Typically a candidate for the role will hold a related university degree and is most likely to be expected to be able to demonstrate progress and achievement in their career to date. Most recently, they will have worked in a commercial role for more than two years within a similar business where they will have played a key role in winning services contracts.

Ideally, you will bring broad industry knowledge and awareness allowing Parth International to contribute strongly to our client’s success. Parth International is seeking candidates with a range of commercial experience and levels of responsibility, preferably with Logistics Management background. Operating in a responsive management environment, you will need to be able to influence and communicate well in a multi-cultural environment.

You must be a confident negotiator with the ability to ‘close the deal’ with hands on problem-solving experience, with the ability to generate ideas and practical solutions. You will have a positive and determined approach to analyzing new business opportunities; Ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritize tasks; Strong communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation; Excellent organizational and time management skills; the candidate must possess excellent needs analysis skills, A positive attitude to dealing with people, and be capable of working independently, and having responsibility as an individual

Fluency in written and oral English is a pre-requisite, and all responses should be submitted in English. A clear highlight of Swahili language, all local and international languages spoken and written should also be included.

How to Apply
For more information, please visit Parth International at: http://www.parthuganda.com.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your application together with your CV, quoting Business Development Manager or Operations Manger in the header, to info@blegscope.co.ug and parthug@utlonline.co.ug or deliver a hard copy of your application, most recent CV and academic credentials to; Plot 3 Parliament Avenue, Raja Chambers, Kampala – 1st Floor, Room F21/F22; by Wednesday 8th June 2011.

Jobs in Uganda at USAID- Salary Ugshs. 54,522,809 to 78,523,720

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

CLOSING DATES: to June 3, 2011

POSITION TITLE: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO7 OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-10 (Ugshs. 54,522,809 to 78,523,720

p.a. inclusive of allowances).
USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
To provide leadership, guidance and overall direction to the entire Economic Growth Office on monitoring and evaluation of its activities in agriculture, humanitarian assistance, private sector, and natural resources management.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: A Master’s Degree in a field relevant to development assistance, such as public or business administration, political science, sociology, economics, development studies or a closely related field, is required. Some specialized training in monitoring and evaluation, is desirable.
2. Work Experience: A minimum of six years of progressively responsible, professional-level experience in monitoring and evaluation is required, this includes impact evaluation. Experience in the application of statistical methods and field research is required. Project management experience is highly desirable. A demonstrated record of preparing independent analytical work from either primary or secondary sources, is desirable.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: Knowledge and understanding of Uganda’s historic, economic, social, cultural, and political characteristics and an understanding of the general level of development in the region is required. Knowledge of the objectives and operations of the program activities of international donor organizations is of added advantage.
5. Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal and team building skills; experience in a management capacity, political analysis, and program reporting and monitoring; clear concise writing skills including logical analytical and clear presentation skills; and ability to meet tight deadlines. The ability to serve as an effective liaison with a wide array of individuals and institutions is essential. Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft, and spreadsheets is required. Applicants must be self-directed with demonstrated ability to perform with minimal supervision.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications should include the following documentation
1. A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
2. Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
3. A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
4. Copies of Academic Transcripts;
5. Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.
Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
1. By mail:
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
0414-341-863 - ATTENTION: HR
3. Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Deadline: June 3, 2011

Senior Mobile Money Design and Architecture Expert -Vacancy

Job Title: Senior Mobile Money Design and Architecture Expert (MMDAE)

Company: Grameen Foundation

Vacancy: Senior Mobile Money Design and Architecture Expert (MMDAE)
REPORT TO: MFSI Project Director
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):



Job Summary:

The Senior Mobile Money Application Design and Architecture Expert (MMDAE) will assist to integrate MM platform to various financial institutions. He/she will lead the design, specification and development teams.
Essential Job Functions:

Carry out research on various MM, banking, financial institutions and integration platforms,
Design and architect secure middleware infrastructure capable of connecting, and facilitating transaction between different m-Money and financial institutions systems
Design, architect and develop mobile applications that are layered over this middleware platform, extend the existing capabilities of MTN’s MM platform, and leverage existing financial networks, focusing on financial inclusion at the BOP Collect integration requirements and write specifications and related design and implementation documentation & roadmaps for these systems and applications
Write test plans and execute unit, assembly, application, and integration testing to certify applications with mobile operators and financial institutions.
Work closely with development teams to develop, test and deploy these systems and applications



Necessary Qualifications:



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission
Experience working in developing countries
Experience in developing technology for highly security-sensitive environments, financial and banking institutions
Financial application architecture and development skills (+)
Mobile application architecture and development skills (+)
Familiarity with existing financial systems, and various financial transaction platforms, including FundamoUser-oriented application design experience, including user-interface design, ethnographic research and usability testing
Belief in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) for the benefit of poor people –with practical experience.
Some knowledge of the mobile money space
fluent in oral and written English

Education and Experience:

Masters degree in engineering, software development, computer science or related discipline
5+ years working experience in an design/architecture role

How to Apply: Interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers to;

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to grameenjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Senior Mobile Money Design and Architecture Expert (MMDAE)")

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online
Fluent in oral and written English

Deadline:2011-06-03

MFSI Research Disseminator Job in Uganda

Job Title:MFSI Research Disseminator

Company: Grameen Foundation

Vacancy: MFSI Research Disseminator
REPORT TO: Project Director
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):



Job Summary:

The MFSI Research Disseminator will work with the AppLab team to develop the research plan for the incubator and determine product ideas that could be tested. He/she will also disseminate research findings.

Essential Job Functions:

Develop a research plan for the incubator
Work with the AppLab team to determine product ideas that could be tested
Work with Research Coordinator to hire and monitor researchers in the field
Analyze data collected
Write-up research findings in various forms (blogs, monthly updates, reports etc.)
Design monitoring and evaluation framework
Monitor and write-up user feedback from the field
Share feedback with designers who will make alteration to product prototypes


Necessary Qualifications:



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission
Experience working in developing countries
Understanding of both qualitative and quantitative research methods
Experience in the dissemination of research findings, both through formal (academic publications) and informal (blogs etc.) channels
Strong writing skills
Understanding of technology, particularly mobile applications.
Experience managing fieldworkers
Belief in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) for the benefit of poor people –with practical experience.
Knowledge of the mobile money space

Education and Experience

At least post-graduate degree (PhD preferred)
5+ years experience in research disseminator role


How to Apply:

If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers to;

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to grameenjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "MFSI Research Disseminator")

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online

Deadline: 2011-06-03

Administration and Human Resource Officer Job in Uganda at Intra Health

Job Title: Administration and Human Resource Officer

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts in The Uganda Capacity Program which is implemented by IntraHealth. Applications should either be submitted in person to IntraHealth offices at Plot 20B, Kawalya Kaggwa Close, Kololo or sent by email to jobs-uganda@intrahealth.org to be received not later than 6th June, 2011. Applications should include the title of the post being applied for.

Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. IntraHealth International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Title: Administration and Human Resource Officer

The Administration and Human Resource Officer will be responsible for efficient management of human resources, project assets, equipment and vehicles including Office logistics and maintenance. She is responsible for ensuring transparency, compliance and accountability at all levels and in all areas of Human Resource, Procurement, Administration and Logistics management

Specifically s/he will:
• Ensure achievement of administrative tasks to support program activities as outlined in workplans
• Ensure high quality performance in administrative operations of the Uganda Capacity Program.
• Ensure responsive technical assistance to government and other stakeholders
• Lead the efforts in procurement ensuring compliance with IntraHealth procurement policies
• Manage the project office assets including equipment and vehicles as well as leases.
• Manage hiring of project personnel and periodic performance measurements and goals in compliance with IntraHealth Personnel Policies
• Ensure handling of inquiries regarding administration and HR issues
• Ensure that vehicles and assets are properly insured
• Ensure the maintenance of office, equipments and vehicles
• Maintaining organized files and records of technical team activities, both electronic and hard copy

QUALIFICATIONS

i) Education
• University Degree, preferably in Business Administration

ii) Work Experience
• Two years of office administration, procurement and HR experience desirable

iii) Competencies
• Ability to maintain a variety of records, such as inventories of supplies and materials; prepares correspondence, forms and reports;
• Ability to provide excellent administrative and customer service duties, including telephone coverage, ordering office supplies, maintaining office equipment;
• Excellent public relations skills including courteousness, tact and good verbal communications
• Proven ability to work independently and self-motivated; also work cooperatively with other office personnel
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Ability to simultaneously support a team of professionals
• Computer literacy in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point; Outlook

Deadline: 6th June, 2011

Job in Uganda at Sai Office - IT Marketing

Job Title: IT Marketing Executive

An ideal candidate will possess the following:

• Successful completion of a Bachelors Degree, preferably with emphasis in Marketing & Management
• The ability to successfully market to existing clients and establish relations with new clients
• Be a quick learner and think outside-the-box
• Be a Go-Getter and carrying a Can-Do attitude
• Experience in the field of IT is preferred with minimum experience of 2 years
• Ability to communicate well and develop long-term relationships
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.
Position: Stationery Marketing Executive (1 post)
An ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Successful completion of a Bachelors Degree, preferably with emphasis in Marketing & Management
• The ability to successfully market to existing clients and establish relations with new clients
• Be a quick learner and think outside-the-box
• Be a Go-Getter and carrying a Can-Do attitude
• Experience in the field of Stationery is preferred with minimum experience of 2 years
• Ability to communicate well and develop long-term relationships
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.

If you feel that you possess the above, please send us your resumes and cover letter at the following address: sarah@saioffice.co.ug not later than 30th May, 2011 by 5:00pm.
Sai Office, a member of Ramco Group, is an equal opportunity employer and offers a very competitive benefit package.
Please visit us at www.sai-office.com and www.ramco-group.com

Recovery and Development Adviser Job at DFID in Uganda

Job Title: Recovery and Development Adviser


Main tasks

Manage the implementation of the PCDP which is focused on
service delivery, private sector led growth supporting building
of local government capacity to deliver long term development
in the North, tackling vulnerability and rebuilding livelihoods.

Be lead adviser on northern Uganda, managing the coordination
of other DFID Advisers on technical issues of DFID's
programme in the north.

Improve coherence and consistency of DFID's programme with
those of key partners such as the Government of Uganda, the
UN, the World Bank, other donors, NGOs and civil society.

Represent DFID in meetings on Northern Uganda: i.e. Northern
Uganda Recovery and Development group (NURD), Karamoja
Working Group (KWG) and coordinate meetings related to the
implementation and monitoring of the PRDP.

Maintain and further develop liaison and information exchange
with other parts of DFID/HMG on post-conflict recovery and
development issues ensuring that policy at a central level is
informed by DFID Uganda's experiences and vice versa.

The ideal candidate will be a motivated and dynamic self-starter,
able to work well with people from a variety of backgrounds, have
a strong proven ability to work independently to deliver results,
have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, have
good advocacy skills with the ability to effectively influence others,
and have good analytical thinking and judgement.

Familiarity
with the government of Uganda poverty eradication strategies, and
particularly with the Peace, Recovery and Development Plan and
National Development Plan would be an advantage.

Qualifications and Experience
A first degree and a Masters degree or equivalent postgraduate
qualification in relevant development related field. Additional
related qualifications will be an advantage.

Five years relevant professional experience working in either an
international organisation, government or private sector in
Uganda.

Strong Development background in service delivery, health,
education, water & sanitation, livelihoods.

Thorough understanding of national, regional and local Ugandan
politics. A good understanding of political economy issues, drivers
of change, and able to successfully engage at a senior level with
the private sector, national governments and civil society

Experience of working in northern Uganda would be an
advantage.

Experience of humanitarian response work.

Experience working on infrastructure development projects
would be an advantage.

Experience of developing and managing projects for an
international organisation preferred. Excellent organisation and
time management skills and ability to work efficiently within a
team, under pressure

Excellent communication skills
Competencies

Planning and Delivery of Work

Influencing

Analysis and Use of Information

Working with others

Communicating with others
DFID is an accredited investor in people and is committed to
supporting its staff to achieve their maximum potential and will
provide opportunities for personal and professional development
for the successful candidates, along with an attractive remuneration
and benefits. The work environment is dynamic and busy but
pleasant.

DFID is an equal opportunities employer and would welcome
applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of
religious belief, sex, race, sexual orientation, age or disability.
For more information about this vacancy and the work of DFID
in Uganda visit ww.dfid.gov.uk/countries/africa/uganda.asp
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:
"DFID - Recovery and Development Adviser for Northern
Uganda ". Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Monday 06th June.
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

Various Jobs in Uganda at Pinnacle Security (U)

Pinnacle Security (U) Ltd is a registered Security company interested in recruiting highly self-motivated and performance driven individuals in the following positions:-
Preferred Skills: Pinnacle Security (U) Ltd is a registered Security company interested in recruiting highly self-motivated and performance driven individuals in the following positions:-

Job Title: FINANCE MANAGER ( 2 POSITIONS)

Required Qualifications:
• A degree in Bcom from a recognized Institution, ACCA will be an added advantage.
• At least 3-5 years relevant experience, preferably in a Security firm.
• Must be between 26-35 years
• Knowledge about the security is an added advantage.

Job Title: MARKETING MANAGER ( 2 POSITIONS)

Required Qualifications:
• A degree in BA Marketing from a recognized Institution.
• At least 3-5 years relevant experience, preferably in a Security firm.
• Must be between 28-35 years.
• Knowledge about the security is an added advantage.

Job Title: SENIOR RADIO OPERATOR ( 1 POSITION)

Required Qualifications:

• A minimum of a diploma in Radio Communication
• At least 5-10 years practical experience in Radio Communication.
• Must be between 30-45 years.

Send handwritten applications with CV and copies of relevant academic documents with a day time contact to;
The Human Resource Manager,
Pinnacle Security (U) Ltd
Workers House
9th Floor, Northern Wing

P.O. Box 33726 Kampala or email to mavarlen@yahoo.com

Applications should reach us latest by Monday 4th May 2009 by 5pm.

Only successful applicants will be contacted within one week after the deadline.

Area Manager Job in Uganda at Concern Worldwide

Job Title: Area Manager Karamoja, Uganda (PR/UG/AM)

Closing Date: Friday, 17 June 2011


Location: Abim, Karamoja



Concern Worldwide is an Irish-based non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world's poorest countries.

Job Title: Area Manager Reports to: Assistant Country Director Responsible for: Directly line managers 4 staff (VST Project Manager, Nutritionist, Office Administrator, Logs Officer Job Location: Karamojo, Uganda Contract Details: 2 years contract Unaccompanied status Grade B Start date: August 2011 Job Purpose: To manage project managers in the timely implementation of the programmes in Karamoja. To represent Concern at general external meetings and act as security focal point. The post holder will be a member of the senior management team for Uganda and will participate in all major decisions relating to the country programme.

Main duties & Responsibilities: Programmes To develop and support project staff to implement the projects as outlined in the approved proposals, workplans and budgets. Ensure the close coordination of logistics and finance staff to ensure they are fully aware of programme implementation schedules and support them to align their work plans with the project activities. To organise regular coordination meetings and ensure that delays are identifies and addressed in a timely fashion. To request timely technical support for the project and ensure the recommendations are implemented. Ensure the programmes receive adequate technical support from the Programme Support unit and that recommendations are implemented To participate in the development of new projects

Finance Overall responsibility for the integrity of the finance systems in Karamoja and ensuring strict adherence to Concern's Financial Policy and Procedures Serve budget holder for the programme implementation budgets once approved, monitor budget expenditure and prepare budget submissions when requested. Hold monthly management account reviews with the programme and administration staff. In collaboration with the administrator ensure that asset registers are maintained and up to date.

Human Resources Help with recruitment processes for staff in Karamoja. Ensure staff are familiar with HR manual and that appropriate HR procedures and standards are implemented.
Oversee the implementation of the Performance Development Review (PDR) process for all staff in Karamoja Ensure that any HR issues that have a potential legal or financial impact are reported to your line manager promptly.

Admin/IT/Logistics/Transport Support the office administrator to manage a diverse range of tasks and that reports are submitted to HQ in a timely manner Ensure approved health and security standards are adhered to.

Security Act a security focal point for Concern in the Karamoja region Ensure the security procedures are understood and followed by all staff Ensure any security issue is reported to HQ.

Reporting Prepare monthly activity report Ensure that finance, HR, procurement, transport and admin issues are communicate to the GMS and programme issues with the ACDP. Prepare donor reports as per schedule Prepare project briefs as requested

Partners Ensure support is provided to partners in a timely manner as per capacity building plans. Support partners to operate in line with Concern and donor procedures. Ensure Concern resources are used effectively and efficiently

Other Ensure the smooth facilitation of donor, government and partner visits, Hold weekly team meetings and ensure main points from SMM are communicated to staff .
To represent Concern at external meetings, involve other team members as appropriate

Person specification: 1. Education & Qualifications Required: Essential: Degree in development studies/business administration/management Minimum two years' experience in a senior management role

Desirable: Previous experience with Concern Worldwide HR, logistics, transport, procurement, IT policies, procedures and standards
Donor's policies and procedures i.e. EU and UNICEF

Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements: Essential: Strong staff management and staff development experience Experience of managing livelihoods or nutrition programmes Proven experience in programmes management Familiarity and experience in logistics, purchasing and transport standards. Ability to meet deadlines Proven experience of mentoring or on the job training Demonstrate ability to manage a team that is diverse in ability, capacity and experience Experience of implementing potentially contentious policies and procedures Can do attitude Excellent writing skills in English Flexible and positive personality; keen to learn and contribute Ability to take initiative and work independently Confident and capable negotiator, communicator and networker. Ability to live in remote areas

Desirable: Sense of humour, flexible and able to communicate easily with people

To apply: All internal applications should be submitted in English via email to WWW.Concern.net by indicating the reference code PR/UG/AM

Application deadline is 17th June 2011

All candidates who are short-listed for a first round interview will be notified via email after the application deadline (Overseas only).

Job In Uganda at NUDIPU- Program Assistant

Job Title: PROGRAM ASSISTANT FOR PHASE II HIV PROJECT NUDIPU
"Universal Access to HIV/AIDS services for persons with disabilities in Uganda 2010 -2012"
Background:
National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an indigenous umbrella NGO of Disabled Peoples' Organisations in Uganda. NUDIPU with the support of the Danish partner organisation - Disabled Peoples' Organisation Denmark (DPOD) is in the process of implementing a two-year HIV & AIDS project (Phase II) targeting the districts of Jinja, Mpigi, Kasese, Gulu, Soroti & Masaka.
NUDIPU thus seek to recruit a Programme Assistant to support project activities in the district of Mpigi.


Programme Assistant (1 positions) based at district level • Mpigi

The Programme Assistant at the district level will be responsible for and entrusted with a number of activities that shall include, but not limited to:
1. Lead and manage programme activities at the district level on behalf of NUDIPU head office
2. Organise and support advocacy and capacity building trainings at the district level
3. Advocate for the inclusion and rights of PWDs in the HIV/AIDS response in other districts in the region
4. Be responsible for scheduling and organising partnership meetings at the district level
5. Responsible for project funds, in liaison with the Programme Officer - HIV & AIDS, prepare district work plans and implementation schedule of quarterly activities
6. Mobilise and support PWDs to form peerage groups
7. Mobilise and support H1V+ PWDs to form associations
8. Collect data at district level
9. Prepare reports (activity, monthly, quarterly) and submit them on time to NUDIPU
10. Any other functions as may be deemed necessary from time to time


Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience:
A bachelor's degree in social sciences or its equivalent in social work, or related. In addition the preferred person should have relevant work experience on HIV/AIDS and marginalized popula¬tions; experience working within an NGO environment at district level and preferably a local '- disability organization.
The ability to read and write in the local language of the district shall be an added advantage.
Contract period: The successful candidate will work on a 2 month probation period before confirmation.
Remuneration: An attractive performance related remuneration package within NUDIPU's salary ; structure will be offered.


How to apply

Applications:
Interested persons who fully meet the above criteria are invited to apply. Applications with detailed CV, academic certificates and day time contacts of three referees should be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567, Kampala
Your application should reach NUDIPU Secretariat not later than Friday 27th May, 2011 at 5:00pm

Receptionist/ Front Desk Officer Job Opportunity in Uganda at UCC

Job Title: Receptionist/ Front Desk Officer
Reports to: Administrator

Role: To control the front desk .and connect customers /clients to different Offices at UCC House,
Bugolobi, in line with the departmental mission.

Key Result Areas:
1. Receive, monitor and direct UCC visitors to the relevant officers in line with departmental guidelines;
2. Register customers/visitors' particulars (Name, Address, Organisation and signature} in a registers' book in line with the departmental guidelines;
3. Receive all incoming calls and direct them to the relevant officers in accordance with UCC guidelines;
4. Register, dispatch and monitor the delivery of all incoming mail in line with the departmental mission;
5. Type and file correspondence and reports from written manuscripts for different officers in line with the departmental mission;
6. Liaise with the House Supervisor and Security Guards and see to it that unauthorised persons are evicted from the building in line with organisational security guidelines;
7. Write monthly reports on the Front Desk operations, and;
8. Perform other tasks as assigned and for other departments as needed.


Job requirement

Qualifications:.
• Diploma in Secretarial Studies or its equivalent;
• A Degree in a relevant field is an added advantage;
• Knowledge of MS Office

Experience:
Minimum of three (3) years experience in any front office field within a busy environment

Personal Competencies:
• High levels of integrity,
• Strong interpersonal skills;
• Good communication skills (both verbal and written);
• Self motivated and a resilient individual, and;
• Highly organised with ability to pay attention to detail.
• Age: Not more (han 30 years
Employment Terms:
The successful candidate for the advertised position will sign a three-year renewable employment contract with the Commission.

A very attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with qualifications and previous work experience.
Mode of Application:
Interested candidates should deliver applications indicating their telephone, e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:

1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
2. Copies of certificates and testimonials.


How to apply

Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on Monday, June 6, 2011 to:
The Director/Human Resources and Administration, Uganda Communications Commission, UCC House, Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi P. 0. Box 7376, KAMPALA

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.


UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment

Store OfficerJob in Uganda at Umeme

Job Title: Store Officer REF No UM/CM/02/05/II
Reports to: Stores Manager
Department: Commercial
Job Purpose:
To ensure optimal functioning of the physical storekeeping and distribution processes to meet customer service level
Key Responsibilities
• Circulate material utilization reports on a monthly basis
• Check combined requisition & issues vouchers (CRIV) for correct authorization, correct attachments and completeness before authorizing Storekeepers to issue requested materials.
• Provide, check and record serialized seals for all stores door locks to avoid unauthorized opening of the stores.
• Keep all stores keys and seals securely in authorized safe against updated keys to avoid unauthorized access
• Prepare and circulate daily stock level report for critical materials
• Regular review of stock codes (catalogue No.) and descriptions of stock items to avoid duplication of same items in stock on different codes
• Consolidate and report on obsolete, damaged and slow moving stock as identified by the different storekeepers
• Organise and participate in regular stock counts as Team leader
• Manage the House keeping of die receiving and issuing bays
• Respond and attend to stores call-cuts after working hours by user departments
• Supervise the issuing process and ensure that material issues are processed in time
• Assist the Stores Manager in the overall supervision of stores activities


Job requirement

Required Qualifications:
A degree in Procurement and Logistics Management or Supply Chain Management and five years relevant experience

Personal Attributes/Competencies:
• Honesty and integrity
• Accuracy
• Team player
• Attention to detail
• Computer literate
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent customer care skills
• Ability to work with little supervision


How to apply

HOW TO APPLY
If you fill you are die right candidate for this challenging position, please submit your application to the Head Of Human Resources-Lugogo or email recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug or post your application to P. O. Box 23841, Kampala. Applications should be received by 05:00 Monday 30th May 2011

Caritas Uganda Has a Job for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Caritas Uganda is the Social Services and Development Commission of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, a corporate body under the Trustees Incorporation Act. Founded in 1970, Caritas Uganda's main function is in the areas of social services and development, research and advocacy and organization coordination and development with the main goal of poverty eradication, peace building, good governance, and empowerment of the marginalized.

In pursuit of its main goal, Caritas Uganda has entered into a joint Caritas Denmark Supported programme, the Uganda Governance and Poverty Alleviation Program (UGOPAP) which aims at improving livelihoods through good governance, increased food security and incomes based on sustainable and market oriented agricultural production. The program will be implemented in Central and Eastern parts of Uganda. The program design is based on three key areas namely thematic competencies, organizational capacity development and advocacy. Key implementers and partners in the programme are Caritas Uganda for Advocacy, the Central Archdiocesan Provincial Caritas Association (CAPCA) for CAPCA III Project, the Eastern Archdiocesan Development Network (EADAEN) for SPECIAL III Project and Community Integrated Development Initiative (CIDI) Soroti for SIDP III Project.

An umbrella committee of the Programme has been formed known as a Program Management Committee (PMC) that coordinates and provides an oversight role as well as implementation harmonization. Caritas Uganda therefore seeks to employ a dynamic, focused, experienced and highly motivated Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to help it realize its responsibilities under the programme.

Job Summary and Responsibilities
The post holder is responsible for monitoring, evaluation and reporting on partners' projects progress to ensure that the necessary set standards and indicators are met and to provide M&E technical support to all the programme partner organizations. He will also Work closely with Caritas Uganda Advocacy Specialist on transforming the monitoring data into evidence for advocacy, prepare and conduct special studies when necessary (e.g. impact monitoring and evaluation studies) and undertake field visits to partner projects on a periodic basis to ensure compliance with operational M&E procedures and for quality assurance.


Job requirement

Job Requirements
Degree(s) in Social Science, Statistics, Economics, Public Policy or relevant subject; Training in monitoring and evaluation and/or project planning and management; At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in project planning and management, project monitoring and evaluation and other relevant fields; and senior level coordination of consortium development programmes; Must have experience in planning and implementing M&E systems, information analysis, database management and report writing

Other Qualities
Knowledge of the Uganda National Development Plan, Government Programs and Systems; A good knowledge of NGOs and other development agencies (national and international) work will be an added advantage; Good communication and social skills; Good analytical and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Access, Power Point etc) and MIS systems; Must be hard working, trust-worthy and having a high level of integrity and respect; Fluency in English.


How to apply

How to Apply
Interested persons who meet the requirements should address applications to the National Director, Caritas Uganda at the address placed here above in sealed envelopes. A full CV and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be provided; and three professional referees, one of whom should be a former employer. Candidates with incomplete information will not be short¬listed for interview.
Closing Date: June 6th 2011 - Please deliver at Uganda Catholic Secretariat - Caritas Uganda Office during working

Caritas Uganda
Uganda Catholic Secretariat Nsambya Hill, 672 Hanlon Road
P.O. Box 2886 Kampala, Uganda
Tel. 256 414 510338, Fax 256 414 510545, Email caritas@caritasuganda.org.ug,

Job in Uganda at SolarNow Services (U) Ltd

Job Title: Manager of Finance


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the functions of the Manager of Finance are
i) to maintain controllership
ii) deliver accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting
iii) manage delinquency and costs iv} provide planning and forecasting
iv) assist in the development and management of the business.
The Manager of Finance will be expected to easily fulfill the general finance functions. During the initial period of 6-12 months he/she will also be working to refine and implement the financial and business reporting mechanisms. Subsequently the role will focus on scaling up to a highly centralised, multi-country operation.

Financial Responsibilities
• Ensure accuracy of the accounts on a daily basis, if appropriate.
• Ensure timely and accurate payment, taxation and records of monthly payroll.
• Maintain consistency throughout different reporting structures.
• Preparation and review of monthly and annual financial reporting materials for the management team.
• Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting and cash flow for administration, existing programs, and proposed new sites.
• Coordinate all audit, tax and regulatory activities.

Administrative Leadership and Management Responsibilities
• Manage the organization's physical infrastructure and branch based inventory.
• Serve as a business partner to the Operations Manager for SolarNow's financial, budgeting and administrative processes - including HR, Logistics and running of HQ


Job requirement

Qualifications
• Degree level plus an accountancy qualification.
• Multiple years of professional experience including legal, audit, compliance and budgeting.
• Resource development is preferred, and/or completion of a training contract with a recognised market leader.
• He/she will have worked in a leadership position and have demonstrated ability to set priorities, creating efficiencies, and guiding people to work efficiently and effectively.
• Exposure to large debtor ledgers and/or warehousing systems will be an advantage.
• The individual should be technologically savvy, with examples of having worked with IT staff to develop and implement new processes and systems that increased efficiency.
• The candidate should be flexible and a self-starter: able to multi-task and be highly detail-oriented.
• Personal qualities required Include integrity, credibility, and a commitment to SolarNow's mission.
Conditions
• Job base is our HQ in Kampala and might require occasional travel upcountry.
• SofarNow offers a market conform salary based on qualifications and responsibilities.
• SolarNow is an equal opportunity employer.


How to apply

Suitable candidates may send their CV and application letter to: lydla@solarnpw.eu

Windows/Linux Admin- IT Job in Uganda

Job Title:L2 Infra Support (Windows/Linux Admin must)

Skills & Responsibilities:

1. Operating System- Install, upgrade and configure the Operating System- Interrupt and manage boot process- Patch management- Understanding of kernel parameters and how they can be set.- Sound understanding of clustering solutions
2. Administration- Utilize remote consoles and terminal servers to access customer servers- Develop basic understanding of one or two Unix related technologies (such as Send Mail, Web Services)
3. File and File Systems - Administer disks using volume management and LUN creation and allocation utilities
4. System Processes- Understand the impact of particular processes, what processes should be running on a server and how they should be configured
5. Storage- Management of disk systems utilizing array tools to allocate LUN's on some arrays- Solid understanding of storage, including SAN attached and local storage
6. Backup/Restore- Install, upgrade and resolve issues with backup solutions- Possess a working knowledge of all backup applications in use in the relevant customer environments
7. Security- Ability to install/configure security tools in the Unix environment
8. Scripting- Write well constructed shell scripts with functional routines Use of complex commands AWK and SED
9. Monitoring/Reporting- Thorough understanding of monitoring and reporting tools Actively troubleshoot monitoring and reporting issues
10. Networking


Job requirement

Qualification: Diploma or Graduate
Experience: 3-5 years of relevant technology experience. Intermediate Administrator


How to apply

All applicants should address their applications togloria.nalubowa@mara-ison.com. In the applications please include current and expected salaries.
Deadline for submission of resumes is on 30thMay 2011. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

Makerere University and MUBS Government Sponsorship Lists 2010/2011

Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and Makerere University (MUK) List of Government sponsored students is out

The Public Universities Joint Admissions Board (PUJAB) has released the admission lists for candidates who successfully made it to the Government Sponsored Students' Admission Scheme.

Please see below to download to download your copy. You can use the Government Sponsorship list for MUBS and MUK below to check out all the names


Makerere University (MUK) Government Sponsorship List

Makerere University Business School (MUBS) Government Sponsorship List


Job at Research Triangle International in Uganda- M&E Specialis

Job Title: M&E Specialis

RTI INTERNATIONAL IS RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING JOB POSITIONS FOR AN UPCOMING EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROJECT.

M&E Specialist will be fully responsible for coordination of implementation of all reading and HIV/AIDS assessments mentioned above, in timely manner and at the standard required by RTI. Activities include instrument development, sampling, complex weighting, analysis and report writing. RTI will provide guidance and support for all of the tasks that are needed to execute these assessments in timely manner.


Job requirement

Qualifications: 10 years of overall experience with a B.A, MA, or MBA with commensurate experience working in education, Experience in implementing USAID projects required. Experience in survey design and implementation


How to apply

All positions are expected to be based in Kampala, Uganda and require fluency in English. Please email cover letter and CV to Uganda@rti.org. Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.

To learn more about RTI and our work in international development, please visit www.rti.org/ldg.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
Deadline is Monday, 6th June 2011.

Job Opportunity at UNICEF in Uganda- Social Policy Advisor

Job Title: Social Policy Advisor
Vacancy Announcement No.VA/PBR/2011/07


Grade: NOD
Duty Station: Kampala
Type of Contract and duration: Initially one year, with anticipation of renewal
Purpose of the post:
The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in collaboration with UNICEF Uganda Country Office seeks to recruit a Social Policy Adviser (SPA) for an initial period of one year, with anticipation of renewal based on effective performance The SPA will tie stationed in the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development Building, reporting to the Director Budget. He/She will work closely with the Budget Department in preparation of the budget specifically in respect to the social sectors.
The main objective of this position is to strengthen mainstreaming of social dimensions in the budgeting process. The position will also entail working very closely with implementing departments and partners of the GOU/UNICEF Country Programme of Cooperation. In addition, this job will require good technical ability in order to promote successively deeper analysis to assess government efforts in education, health, water, sanitation, nutrition and protection of children and women, at the National and District level.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Social Policy Advisor will assist the Director Budget to:
• Advise the social sectors and Ministry of Finance on prioritizing their programmes and allocating their resources to those programmes that have major social impact particularly on vulnerable groups of population, especially women and children throughout the budget cycle.
• Prepare annual performance report on key sectoral outputs
• Prepare relevant working papers and briefs on selected subjects
• Undertake a benefit incidence analysis of Government budgetary allocations for the social sector.


Job requirement

Applicants should possess the following qualifications and skills:
Advanced postgraduate qualifications in social sciences with a firm grounding in Economics and preferably with specialization in public finance.
• Solid background on national policy design and implementation
• A wide range of experience covering a period of not less than 10 years on social policy issues particularly related to children and women
• Experience in participatory planning and MTEF budgetary process.
• Worked in a senior position for 10 years in Government, international organisations, academia or NGO.
• Advanced skills in social policy analysis and good of relevant software applications,
• Demonstrable advocacy and negotiation skills
• An understanding of Rights Approach to Programming would be an added advantage.
Eligibility Criteria
• ONLY Ugandan Nationals will be considered
• UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
• Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the most recent performance evaluation report. P11's can be obtained online on our UNICEF website.
• 4. E-mail applications, please use this order to name your file attachments: Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g. Gold_MukasaP11 or Gold_MukasaCV or -Goid_MukasaApplication.
• Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


How to apply

Closing date for applications: 9 June 2011. 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

Education Specialist Job in Uganda at RTI

Job Title: Education Specialist

RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multi disciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4.000 people. RT1 offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multi disciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park


Education Specialist will provide technical support for the development of language specific learning materials, teacher and student materials, and specified frameworks as funded by USAID/Uganda and agreed with by MOE. The specialists activities include working with RTI technical staff to identify, develop, and harmonize effective mother tongue literacy and English transition instructional approaches to be used in the early grades. The Specialist will also provide support for the MOES and government bodies working to implement the thematic curriculum. The assignment is highly technical and managerial, with emphasis on linguistic characteristics of languages, and is designed to provide high level support for effective local capacity building.


Job requirement

Qualifications: Bachelors and ten years of experience in the education sector with deep understanding of scientifically-based reading research: Knowledge of a balanced literacy framework, early literacy competencies and reading diagnostic measures; Ability to measure basic foundation skills for literacy in the early grades; Knowledge of mother tongue and English transition instruction strategies: Fluency in English and relevant Ugandan languages required.


How to apply

All positions are expected to be based in Kampala, Uganda and require fluency in English. Please email cover letter and CV to Uganda@rti.org. Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
Deadline is Monday, 6th June 2011.

Job at RTI- HIV/AIDS Specialist

Job Title: HIV/AIDS Specialist

RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multi disciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4.000 people. RT1 offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multi disciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park


HIV/AIDS Specialist: will provide support the design and implementation of HIW AIDS education and prevention packages
for use at school level. The specialist will work closely with RTI Technical team to develop HIV/AIDS education reporting systems, improve impact of HIV/AIDS and health education programs, strengthen coordination between MOES and district partners providing HIV/AIDS and health education, and support development of sustainability plans This position will require both technical and management capabilities


Job requirement

Qualifications: Minimum of a master's degree in public health or relevant field (Nursing, Medicine), and at least 10 years of relevant progressive field experience in implementing HIV prevention, care and treatment programs, with at least 5 years working in public health in Uganda. Skills in planning, budgeting, supervising and training of government officials are desirable. Fluency in English and relevant Ugandan languages required.


How to apply

All positions are expected to be based in Kampala, Uganda and require fluency in English. Please email cover letter and CV to Uganda@rti.org. Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.



Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
Deadline is Monday, 6th June 2011.

CKW Recruitment Officer Job in Uganda

Company: Grameen Foundation -

Job Title: CKW Recruitment Officer (CKW) Project
REPORT TO: CKW Field Coordinator
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Summary: AppLab is training trusted intermediaries to use mobile phones to increase the income of small-holder farmers in Uganda. With the scaling up of the “Community Knowledge Workers,” or CKWs, and the anticipated need to build and manage a CKW Network of up to 1500 CKWs, AppLab is hiring a CKW Recruitment Officer to support various project activities. The person will play a critical role in recruiting, training and monitoring various field activities, identifying partnership needs at the grass roots, and reporting on various field activities.

The CKW Recruitment Officer (CRO) monitors and supports CKWs in their implementation of CKW objectives.


Availability: The CKW Recruitment Officer is expected to work a standard work week of 40 hours plus additional hours as necessary to get the job done. The position will be field-based overseeing different partner sites in the rural areas. This position will require daily travels within rural areas.



Essential Job Functions

Using his/her past experiences and best analytical skills, the CKW recruitment officer will offer support to the CKW team by carrying out the following responsibilities, among other related ones:-



Field Assessment for Partnerships:

Coordinate field visits and field assessments of partner sites

Develop district profiles for targeted areas
Develop field assessment check lists for partner sites
Map partner sites and CKW locations
Coordinate prototyping field visits for GF team
Coordinate field visits for various stakeholders and GF team to offer support and see the CKWs in action
Field research with CKWs/clients for needs assessments and relevant feedback

Conduct follow-up field visits in selected partner sites to provide feedback on on-going activities, intermediaries involved along the value chain and identify intermediaries closest to the targeted rural poor.

Make courtesy calls to relevant district officials to introduce the CKW project. The officials should include: District Agricultural Officer (DAO), Accounting Officer (CAO), Resident District Commissioner (RDC), NAADS Coordinator, and sub-county/village officials where necessary.
Assist in drafting templates of relevant documentation for district officials.

- Letters of introduction from Grameen to district, sub-county and village officials.
- M.O.U’s

Organize orientation meetings for local government officials.
Compile notes, follow-ups and action items from relevant field visits and discussions.
Contribute to planning and implementation of partnership initiative to improve livelihoods of targeted smallholder farmers through development and activation of CKW network.
Represent GF at the monthly local partner meetings

CKW Recruitment & Training Support:

Re-define/ refine characteristics of an effective CKW.

Assist CKW Field Coordinator in the selection, vetting, mapping and recruitment of CKWs in the various partner sites

Participate in community mobilization to conduct CKW nominations and voting
With clarity define the CKW selection criteria to relevant stakeholders to foster un-biased selection of CKWs
Participate in the in-depth vetting of nominated CKWs to confirm CKW recruits
Physically map or geo-tag CKW residences and establish their profiles
Notify about the training dates and associated details
Assist with training of CKWs as may be required

CKW Network Monitoring & Support

Design CKW support systems and utilize various tools to follow-up on CKWs.

Strengthen the skills of field officers in providing technical and moral support to the CKWs
Develop work plans and support schedules for the field-based officers
Report on progress in the field in terms of CKW technical capabilities, challenges, motivation and commitment towards disseminating information as well as data collection.
Streamline field activities to meet both Grameen’s objectives and partner expectations.
Troubleshoot and work with the backend technical support team to track CKW performance against set targets.
Supervise Super CKWs as co-workers in offering monitoring and support to the CKWs


Necessary Qualifications:

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission and understanding of and commitment to development in Africa and agriculture in general.
At least 3 years experience working with farmers in the rural areas, with a proven track record of achievement under a range of challenging situations in the rural areas
Excellent people skills – ability to manage and solve complex situations related to working with farmers
Proven communication, writing and interpersonal skills
Ability to act as a lead representative of GF and the CKW project in a rural setting
Sufficient knowledge of Microsoft office and mobile phone operations
Ability to promote knowledge transfer through strong mentoring and motivation of CKWs
Enthusiasm and passion for development work in Uganda and the region
Belief in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) for the benefit of small holder farmers –with practical experience.
Commitment to building social and gender equity into program design and approach
Ability to drive or ride motor bike and possession of either assets will be an added advantage
Fluent in oral and written English
Fluent in more than one local language



Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural or Social Science related disciplines is preferred
At least 3 years experience of working in rural areas on rural development projects
Exposure to information and communication technology (ICTs) is preferred



Physical and Environmental Conditions

This position requires the expected demands on physical efforts associated with working in rural areas. This position may require physical effort to walk to farmers homes which are inaccessible by car or motorbike, travel long distances back & forth or work beyond normal office hours to achieve a desired goal. This position may occasionally require physical effort to lift and transport boxes weighing no more than 50 pounds.

Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of rural work places such as commercial vehicles and therefore the need to observe traffic regulations and signs.
How to Apply:

If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers to;

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to grameenjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "CKW Recruitment Officer, Community Knowledge Worker (CKW) Project")

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online

Deadline: 2011-05-25

Office Administrative Assistant Job In Uganda- (MUWRP)

Job Title: Office Administrative Assistant

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY WALTER REED PROJECT (MUWRP)

The Makerere University Walter-Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-governmental, non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 by a memorandum of understanding between The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the advancement of Military Medicine and Makerere University for purposes of undertaking medical research in development of HIV vaccines and has recently increased its portfolio to include vaccines for Ebola and Marburg in addition to surveillance of influenza and influenza-like viruses in humans and animals.


Qualifications, Experience and Skills

A degree in humanitarian studies, or it's equivalent.
A minimum of 2 years experience at the Front Desk.
Excellent telephone manners.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Highly organized, sensitive to detail and self motivated.
High level of integrity
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Receive Volunteers/Visitors and put them in contact with appropriate person/department.
Receive incoming calls cheerfully and courteously and direct them to the appropriate staff members.
Take messages accurately and refer to person/department involved.
Keep written log of all messages, visitors, deliveries etc
Receive mail, packages etc and refer to designated locations.
Maintain an awareness of the location of personnel and activities of the Project so as to be able to make accurate referrals.
Maintenance of the reception area in a clean and professional manner.
Assist in preparation of meetings and trainings when requested.
Assist in up-dating the office notice board.
Assist MUWRP staff with photocopying services.
Ensure that Laboratory and clinic coats are cleaned and delivered on time.
Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisors.

Applications, including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and letters from two referees should be addressed to the;

The Human Resource Administrator
Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Plot 42, Nakasero Road, P.O Box 16524, Kampala

Not later than May 25, 2011. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Kyambogo University List of all Courses and Tuition Fess

The Academic Registrar Kyambogo University invites applicants for private sponsorship admissions to the following undergraduate programmes for
2011/2012 academic year under the Direct Entry Scheme (O’ and A’ Level leavers only). A non-refundable fee of Shs.25,000/= for (Ugandans) and
$ 30 (International applicants), bank charges inclusive, must be paid at any Stanbic Bank, on the Kyambogo University Academic Registrar’s
Departmental Account No.0140015345801 and a receipt obtained from the University cashier before collecting the application form from the
Admissions office. Detailed admission requirement documents should only be obtained at the designated collection/drop-off points or downloaded
from the website www.kyu.ac.ug. (Be aware of fraudsters out to cheat unsuspecting applicants by selling to them unauthorized information).

Original bank slip and receipt must be attached to the application form before submission. The closing date for returning filled application forms
is 17th June, 2011.
N.B. (i). Applicants who wish to apply for Certificate programmes must fill a separate application form.
(ii). Also note that there is no other money payable for the application form other than the amount stated above.


You can download the list of all course and their tuition fees at Kyambogo Univrsity form the link below

Kyambogo University List of all Course and Tuition Fees

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