Sales Manager Job

Job Title: Sales Manager, Uganda

Organisation: Living Goods


Living Goods believes the poor deserve better healthcare, a better deal, and a chance at a better life. We operate networks of franchised Health Entrepreneurs in sub Saharan Africa.
LG combines best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health to create afully sustainable system for defeating diseases of poverty. Future expansion includes extending the brand across Africa and Asia, and into micro franchise businesses in energy, water, and agriculture.

LG seeks an energetic resourceful Sales Managerto help navigate the organizations’ rapid growth in Uganda.

Responsibilities include:
managing a large franchised sales force, overseeing regional warehouse and distribution, and developing sales, promotion and marketing plans. The right candidate will be happy in a dynamic start up environment.

Reports to the Vice President.

Qualifications: Min of 2 years success in sales and sales force management pr. The position is full time and is based in Uganda. Submit a resume, and cover letter to jobs@livinggoods.org, or rmusana@livinggoods.org

www.livinggoods.org

Responsibilities
• Through Living Goods (LGs) branch office, direct and coordinate LG sales and marketing activities to maximize sales and gross profit
• Recruiting, hiring and training force of sales agents developing the most well trained, professional sales force possible.
• Plan, organize, and direct sales agents to ensure sales objectives are met.
• Offer sales agents coaching, counseling, advice, support, motivation and information they need in order to help them meet their sales objectives.
• Create and implement incentives and motivational schemes to maximize the potential of the sales force.
• Play a role identifying the optimal location for setting up branch office.
• Work with sales agents and LG staff to identify market needs and provide information to the US and Uganda HQ teams for new product development.
• Identify and disseminate new products that increase sales and margin; New products should be tested vigorously and on a regular basis.
• Keep up to date on market trends and new products.
• Understand sales objectives for all agents/territories and have a thorough understanding of local markets where sales opportunities exist (i.e. demographics, education trends, financing capacity, other key external influences).
• Oversee and implement any changes to LG business training to prepare agents for starting and managing a business.
• Responsible for monthly reporting on sales, inventory and financial statements (P&L).
• Creation and execution of marketing plans to increase revenues; this will leverage LG’s existing marketing plans and will include the design of marketing materials, development and testing of promotions, creation of communication plans, development of marketing partnerships.
• Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications
• Minimum 7 years sales management role with proven success record.
• Motivated and self-directed sales professional who can internalize LG’s overall mission
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including presentation, negotiation and management skills.
• Enthusiastic can-do attitude, highly self-motivated, result oriented, detail oriented and a well-developed sense of drive.
• Strong work ethic with a positive attitude and professional demeanor.
• Demonstrated ability to work within deadlines in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.

Key Performance Metrics
• Achieve profitability at branch level
• Regularly meets performance targets for sales/profitability
• On time performance, work ethic and quality of Direct Team
• Provides accurate forecasts, updates and requested reports to VP Ops
• Ability to lead by example and manage/mentor sales agents and peers
• Management Objectives may be assigned to further measure and reward top performance


How to Apply
Submit a resume, cover letter, and sales history to jobs@livinggoods.org, or rmusana@livinggoods.org


Living Goods Uganda
P.O.Box 4816
Plot 434, Balintuma Road,
Namirembe, Kampala, Uganda
Tel / Fax: 041 4 271 700
www.livinggoods.org

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT Job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Job Title: ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (UICT SCALE 7)

Number of posts: 1 Department: Office of the Bursar Reporting to: Bursar
Main purpose of the job Provide administrative support in the Office of the Bursar.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Processing payments documents, Generate invoices, Receipting payments, Banking, Maintaining student ledgers, Preparing bank reconciliation statements Making authorized petty cash payments, Maintaining cashbook keeping accounting records, Preparing periodic reports and Assisting with debt collection.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS A Diploma in Business Studies/Business Administration or Financial Management supplemented with three (3) years of related work experience. Must be computer literate. Knowledge of accounting computer packages and part qualification in professional accountancy such as ACCA, CPA or equivalent is an added advantage.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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Laboratory Technician Job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Job Title: LABORATORY TECHNICIAN – (UICT scale 7)

Number of posts: 1

Department: ICT Department

Reporting to: CHIEF TECHNICIAN

Main Purpose of the job:

Provides technical support to the teaching staff and students using the laboratories.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for technical support to the teaching staff and students using electronic laboratories and equipments Maintaining and servicing all the assigned laboratory equipment.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS The applicant must possess a Higher Diploma in electronics/electrical engineering, computer engineering or telecommunications engineering with RTET technician’s course, Parts 1, 2, 3 with 2 years experience; or Ordinary Diploma with 4 years experience.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER job Vacancy- Office of the Academic Registrar

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - (UICT SCALE 6)

Number of posts: 1

Department: Office of the Academic Registrar

Reporting to: Assistant Academic Registrar

Main purpose of the job

Provide administrative support in the Office of the Academic Registrar.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate students admission and registration

Maintain records of students Initiate and follow up procurement of examination materials

Liaise with departments regarding examination schedules Liaise with the departments on the implementation of the academic calendar

Process academic testimonials for students Assist in preparations of graduation ceremonies

Prepare timely reports on students admission and enrolment

Ensure availability of class rooms for all lectures Ensure timely issue of testimonials to bona fide students who have been duly cleared Coordinating departmental staff development activities

Participate in the departmental meetings

Qualification/Training: An Honours Degree in Social Sciences or Social Works and Social Administration or Political Science & Public Administration or Business Administration or Education Management with 3 years experience in an institution of higher learning. Must be computer literate. Experience in electronic student information management systems will be of added advantage.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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Administrative Officer Job- Department of ICT

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - (UICT SCALE 06)

Number of posts: 1 Departments:

DEPARTMENT OF ICT

Reporting to: Head of Department Main purpose of the post: Provide administrative support to the Head of Department.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

In consultation with the Course Coordinators and Heads of Departments prepare timetables Coordinate classroom allocation Maintain departmental students records Participates in management of examinations Process testimonials for students as assigned

Coordinating departmental staff development activities Maintain timetable for departmental activities Arrange for study visits Provide reports on staff and students attendance Enforce fee payments by students Maintain students records Provide career related information to the students Prompt checks to establish bona fide students and clients Prepare timely departmental reports on students admission and enrolment and performance Ensure timely issue of testimonials to bona fide students who have been duly cleared

Person Specifications Qualification/Training: An Honours Degree in Social Sciences or Social Works and Social Administration or Political Science & Public Administration or Business Administration or Information Technology or Education Management with 3 years experience in an institution of higher learning. Must be computer literate. Experience in electronic student information management systems will be of added advantage.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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Administrative Officer Job- Business Development Centre

Job Title: ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - (UICT SCALE 6)

Number of posts: 1 Department: Business Development Centre

Reporting to: Coordinator Business Development Centre

Main purpose of the job

Provide administrative and office support to the Coordinator Business Development Centre in the planning and execution of training, consultancy and research programmes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Enroll students, monitor and report on training process including student and lecture attendance.

Assist the Coordinator with development of strategic and operational plans for the Business

Development Centre Participate in product development; that is training programmes and bidding documents for training and consultancy work.

Participate in the development and periodically review of a marketing plans for the Business Development Centre Regularly conduct market research to establish the market needs

Carry out marketing and promotional activities for training programs and other services under Business Development Centre Compose advertising and promotional materials Manage client relationships and liaise with the media Conduct presentations and attend client meetings

Maintain and update the marketing database Conduct training and research in related activities Write completion reports Liaise with the Office of the Bursar in billing and debt collection
Qualification/Training: An Honours Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Information Technology, Marketing or any other relevant degree. At least 3 years experience in sales and marketing, preferably in education and or IT sector.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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Procurement Officer Job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Job Title: PROCUREMENT OFFICER - (UICT Scale 6)
Number of posts: 1
Department: Procurement Disposal Unit

Reporting to: Principal

Main Purpose of the job:

To provide a professional support and advise to Management on procurement issues and preparing tenders and award documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Liaising with end users and preparing procurement plans, Verifying and organizing documents relating to procurement,

Verifying procurement and disposal requisitions and organizing related documents Preparing and submitting reports to the Contracts Committee

Participating in bid opening and evaluation

Compiling procurement requirements and documentation.

Guiding suppliers and end users on procurement procedures.

Assisting the Head PDU to originate payment for suppliers , Compiling and submitting periodic reports Maintaining procurement records

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS A Bachelor of Procurement and Chain/Logistics Management Honours Degree. Or equivalent professional qualification. Two years experience in purchasing work. Supervisory experience will be an added advantage. Must be computer literate and familiar with Government procurement policies, laws and regulations.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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Assist Bursar Job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Job Title: ASSISTANT BURSAR - (UICT Scale 5)

Number of posts: 1
Department: Office of the Bursar

Reporting to: Bursar
Main purpose of the job Provide management and administrative support to the Bursar Main Duties and Responsibilities

Overseeing of cashing and banking operations

Overseeing student account charges and payments Raising of invoices and related documentation

Processing of payment vouchers Assisting in the supervision, selection, training and evaluation of staff

In consultation with the Bursar, analyzes business processes, identifying and implementing changes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness Participating in department budget preparation Producing monthly reports Ensuring compliance with statutory and Institute regulations and policies.

Assist the Bursar with preparation of financial reports.

Assist Bursar with timely annual Audit preparation Perform the duties of the Bursar in the Bursar’s absence

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS A Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree (Accounting Option), Business Administration (Accounting Option) or related field. Or equivalent professional accounting qualification. Partial professional qualification will be an added advantage. Two years experience in a similar position in a recognized institution. The Assistant Bursar must have a sound knowledge of fiscal statutory regulations. Must be computer literate. Knowledge of accounting computer software and of new technology and banking/commerce methods will be of added advantage.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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Estates Officer Job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Job Title: ESTATES OFFICER - (UICT Scale 6)

Number of Posts: 1

Department: Office of Institute Secretary

Reporting to: Institute Secretary

Main purpose of the post:

The Estates Officer Coordinates and oversees the maintenance of the Institute estate facilities, services and utilities to effectively service the core business. Main Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for the overall day to day maintenance of all Institute buildings, plant and services.

In charge of all plant electrical and electronic maintenance works Supervise maintenance of grounds to ensure tidiness Prepares regular reports on estates facilities Ensure that the planned maintenance programmes are followed and that materials and necessary resources are ordered and available as required

Monitor and carry out quality control of works carried out. Verify and certify contractors’ jobs on completion of satisfactory work.

Ensure that the security service provider is vigilant and takes all reasonable precautions to secure the Institute.

Supervises assigned staff In-charge of estates water and sewerage system and electrical installations including the standby generator

Ensure that Institute vehicles, motor cycles, bicycles etc are used appropriately and properly maintained.

Make estimates for maintenance works Supervises hired-out facilities for functions/ceremonies Ensures general cleanliness of all estates buildings

Participate in the development of infrastructural strategic and operational plans for the Institute

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

An honours degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture or Construction Management. Three years experience in similar position. Must have a driving license. Must be computer literate. Knowledge of architectural software and experience in …………will be of added advantage.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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Assistant Lectures (Management) Jobs at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Job Title: ASSISTANT LECTURER – DEPT OF MGT (UICT Scale 6)

Number of Posts - 4 Reporting to: Head of Department

Main purpose of the job
Assistant Lecturers under the supervision of a senior academic staff participates in all the academic and administrative activities as they get acquainted with techniques of delivering training.

Main Duties and Responsibilities Under the supervision of a senior academic staff develop course materials for use in program delivery Deliver courses to students Set examinations, mark and submit student performance records to Head of Department Contribute to the program and administrative development of the Department

Relevant fields include Social Sciences, Business Administration, Accounts, Economics, Procurement, Project Planning, Records and Information Management, Librarianship, Human Resources and related fields.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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Assistant Lecturers jOBS (ICT) at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Job Title: ASSISTANT LECTURER – DEPT OF ICT (UICT Scale 6)

Number of Posts - 4 Reporting to: Head of Department

Main purpose of the job

Assistant Lecturers under the supervision of a senior academic staff participates in all the academic and administrative activities as they get acquainted with techniques of delivering training.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of a senior academic staff develop course materials for use in program delivery

Deliver courses to students Set examinations, mark and submit student performance records to Head of Department Contribute to the program and administrative development of the Department

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Qualification/Training: Honours first degree in relevant field plus 2 years of teaching in a recognized institution of higher learning or 2 years of industrial experience. A Masters Degree is an added advantage. Relevant fields include Electronics, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and related fields.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology,

senior Lecturer Job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Job Title: SENIOR LECTURER – DEPT OF ICT (UICT SCALE 4)

Number of posts: 1

Reporting to: Head Of Department

Main Purpose of the job: A senior Lecturer is expected to make significant contributions to the teaching function of the department and academic standing of the Institute. A senior Lecturer at this level is also expected to play a leading role in scholarship, research and/or professional activities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Initiate and develop new programmes Review existing programmes and courses to meet existing demand

Demonstrate scholarship through the initiation and development of subject material and teaching methods to enhance student learning

Deliver courses to students Set examinations, mark and submit student performance records to Head of Department and provide feedback to students
Counsel students Supervise student projects

Contribute to the program and administrative development of the Department Provide academic leadership in the department. Participate in preparation of funding proposals Write up , perform and organize the publication of research Help to further the reputation of the Institute through engaging in professional activities.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS Masters Degree in any of the following fields: Electronics, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and related field. Three (3) years of teaching in a recognized institution of higher learning or 3 years of industrial experience plus at least two relevant publications in referred journals or professional bulletins. A PhD will be an added advantage.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.


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ASSISTANT ACADEMIC REGISTRAR Job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

1. ASSISTANT ACADEMIC REGISTRAR (UICT Scale 4)

Number of posts: 1 Department: Office of the Academic Registrar Reporting to: Academic Registrar Main Purpose of the job: The Assistant Registrar provides administrative support to the Academic registrar in the implementation and supervision of Institute academic policies and procedures. Main Duties. Participate in the formulation, implementation, interpretation and review of admissions, registration and student progress policies, regulations and standards. Coordinate programme publications and student recruitment. Oversee the process of admissions including advising applicants as necessary.

Prepare and oversee the implementation of academic calendar. Ensure the proper compilation, maintenance and communication of student academic record and performance data. Coordinate the planning and organization of graduations ceremonies

Oversee the processing of student scholarships.

Contribute to the formulation, implementation and review of student records management systems, both manual and electronic.

Extract information and produce reports using both computer-based and manual data sources in a range of report types, including transcripts, grade reports, lists of candidates for graduation and detailed lists of classes.

Train and guide assigned staff in established procedures Supervise, guide and evaluate staff performance Assist the Registrar with the overall management of the Registrar’s Office

PERSON SPECIFICATION Bachelor (Honours) of Education or Bachelor of Arts/Sc with Education or Bachelors (honours) degree in any field with post graduate training (PGD) in Education. Masters in Education Management, Curriculum Development or related field. Good knowledge and understanding of current national higher education issues. Strong analytical skills, with an ability to extract, manipulate, and interpret data using ICT tools (spreadsheets and databases). Three years of experience in higher education, preferably working in the Registrar’s office.

How To Apply
EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates for the above posts will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are invited to submit written applications with CV’s and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to: The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa, P. O. Box 7187 Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@ucit.ac.ug Applications should be submitted not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday July 25, 2011. We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.

16 Jobs Vacancies in Uganda at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology, a public tertiary and a renowned training institution, in Information and Communications Technology, seeks to recruit suitably qualified, competent and experienced professionals to fill the following vacancies:

Posts
1. ASSISTANT ACADEMIC REGISTRAR (UICT Scale 4) Number of posts:1
2. SENIOR LECTURER – DEPT OF ICT (UICT SCALE 4) Number of posts: 1
3. ASSISTANT LECTURER – DEPT OF ICT & MANAGENT (UICT Scale 6) Number of Posts: 8
4. ESTATES OFFICER - (UICT Scale 6) Number of Posts: 1
5. ASSISTANT BURSAR - (UICT Scale 5) Number of posts: 1
6. PROCUREMENT OFFICER - (UICT Scale 6) Number of posts: 1
7. ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (UICT SCALE 8) Number of posts: 1
8. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS (UICT SCALE 6) Number of posts: 3
9. LABORATORY TECHNICIAN – (UICT scale 7) Number of posts: 2
10. MAINTENACE TECHNICIAN – (UICT Scale 7) Number of posts: 1
11. SECRETARY - (UICT SCALE 8) Number of Posts: 3
12. LIBRARY ASSISTANT – (UICT SCALE 8) Number of Posts: 2
13. RECEPTIONISTS (HOSTEL/OFFICE) - (UICT SCALE 09) Number of Posts: 4
14. LABORATORY ASSISTANT (UICT SCALE 9) Number of posts: 3
15. HANDYMAN –( UICT SCALE 9) Number of posts:1
16. RECORDS ASSISTANT (Scale 9) Number of posts: 2

RELEVANT FIELDS FOR TEACHING STAFF (Senior and Assistant Lecturers)
a) Relevant fields for ICT Department include:
T elecommunications, Electronics, Information
Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical
Engineering and related field
b) Relevant fields for Management Department
include:
Social Sciences, Business Administration,
Accounts and Financial Management,
Economics, Procurement, Project Planning,
Records and Information Management,
Librarianship, Human Resources and related fields.
Detailed job descriptions and specifications are in the news & events section at our website at:
http://www.uict.ac.ug OR check with the office of the Institute Secretary at the Institute.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Successful candidates will sign a 5-year renewable contract with the Institute.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit written applications with CV and copies of testimonials, certificates and transcripts to:
The Principal, Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology,
Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa,
P. O. Box 7187, Kampala. Tel: 041 – 4505384.
E-mail: info@uict.ac.ug
Applications should be submitted by
Monday, July 25, 2011
We thank all applicants for responding to our advertisement but we can only respond to short-listed candidates. Therefore, if you are not contacted by September 30, 2011, consider your application unsuccessful.

Job Vacancy at Most At-Risk Populations (MARPs) Network

Job Title: Communications Specialist

Most At-Risk Populations (MARPs) Network
Is seeking to appoint an experienced communications specialist who will provide communications support to the MARPs Network. Ensuring effective stakeholder awareness, understanding of, and involvement in the work of the Network and its member organizations by providing appropriate and good quality communications tools and processes.


In particular to ensure effective communication support for mobilization events and consultation processes organised in local communities and by technical working groups.


Key Areas of work:
A. Production and maintenance of written / printed material.
B. Development and maintenance of digital, electronic and web based communications methods.
C. Support for the development of other face-to-face channels of communication between stakeholders at district, regional, national and international level.
D. Provide the best information and communications link with the Network's partners and donors.
E. Maintaining integrity in MARPs Network information and communications systems.
Suitably qualified persons are requested to send their CV together with a statement explaining why they believe they have the right qualities for consideration.
Send CV and statement to
The Organizational Development Facilitator, MARPs
Network at admin@marps.net no later than Friday 1 July 2011.

Job at Airtel- Team Leader Service Industry

Job Title:Team Leader Service Industry

• Responsible to manager and high experience

Key result area
• Develop customer retention programs for key account customers
• Liaise with marketing departments on offer for corporate segments
• Conduct market analysis

Requirements
• A university degree in business administration
• Attention to detail
• Conduct and assertive
• Self motivation
• 3 years experience in sales and marketing department

Attach copies of all your academic documents
Interested candidates should send their applications, CV, with a day phone contact address and email address to
The Talent Acquisition and Talent Management Manager
Email:vacancies@ug.Airtel.com

Closing 17th june

Joba at Airtel Uganda- S.I.T Manager

Job Title : AN S.I.T MANAGER
RESPONSIBLE TO IT/SYSTEM DIRECTOR
Key Results Areas
• -providing visibility on new and modified functionality/capabilities based on specific criteria
• Manage the end to end process of introducing something new this improves the performance of the business unit
• To engage internal business units ,S1 partner in the phases of innovation, analysis and proposals
• Identification of new opportunities emerging opportunities
• Manage the interlock or over lapping responsibilities between I.T and the different internal businesses
• Create a high performance team environment

REQUIREMENTS
• Degree in computer science and other related displines
• Professional qualification in project management techniques
• 3-5 years working in the industry on a management level in telecom industry
• Experience on implementation and operation of SLA’S and OLA delivery services

Attach copies of all your academic documents
Interested candidates should send their applications, CV, with a day phone contact address and email address to
The Talent Acquisition and Talent Management Manager
Email:vacancies@ug.Airtel.com

Closing 17th june

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Jobs Opportunity- Communication

Job Title: Communication Technician

Uganda Revenue Authority

Job code HRM O72/604

01 vacancy
Reports to supervisor Estates and utilities

Personal specification
• At least a higher diploma in telecommunications
Engineering and electronic engineering
• Post graduate is an added advantage
• Specialized training in courses like CISCO is an advantage

Knowledge and Experience
• At least 2 years experience in telecommunications as in telecommunication industry
• Must have hands on knowledge of configuring and working with different telecommunication problems
• Knowledge of handling big volumes of data and communication structure and handle different platforms
• Maintenance and upkeep of the telecom products
• Computer literacy

Abilities
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication
• Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team
• Demonstrated analytical and problem solving ability
• High level of integrity

Application procedure
Certified copies of qualification certificates and CVs should be attached to the completed application forms and delivered or posted
Not later than 5pm on 15th July 2011

Commissioner corporate services
Uganda revenue authority
P.O BOX 7279

Or hand deliver
Uganda revenue authority
Human resource office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue
Lugogo by pass

Jobs in URA (Uganda Revenue Authority) - Compliance Positions

Job Title: Internal Audit and Compliance positions

Job code: HRM /050/602
Position Office compliance investigations 02 vacancies
Personal specifications
Qualification
• An honors Degree in Law, Commerce , accounting and auditing
• Professional qualifications in CFE

Knowledge and Experience
• At least 2 years in investigations
• Knowledge in regulatory and process compliance and understanding of relevant laws.
• Familiarity with court prosecution and other standards

Abilities
• Good interpersonal skills
• Team work
• Able to plan and organize and prioritize tasks
• Information analysis and communication
• High integrity, ethics and confidentiality

To apply
Application procedure
Certified copies of qualification certificates and CVs should be attached to the completed application forms and delivered or posted
Not later than 5pm on 15th July 2011

Commissioner corporate services
Uganda revenue authority
P.O BOX 7279

Or hand deliver
Uganda revenue authority
Human resource office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue
Lugogo by pass

Jobs at NSSF- Network Manager Vacancy

Job Title:Network Manager

Major activities of the job
• Plan for a network growth , manage infrastructure assets base and develop annual budgets
• Projects management ; initiate projects , monitor budgets and schedules and compile statistics on implemented projects
• Design a network in light of traffic growth and optimization; peer networking cooperate projects and proactive planning in light of corporate stratergy
• Execution of service level agreements;initiate and contract require coordinate contracts and SLA’s
• Supervision of a network uptime ,deploy monitoring tools and truck calls to ensure uptime and priorities response times
• Staff supervision, coaching and capacity development; conduct on job training through knowledge transfer
• Possible intrusion IP monitoring physical monitoring and network security logs

Requirements
• Degree in computer science , technology or engineering
• Certificates like CCNP,CCDP,MCSE,MCSA,CISSP or networking security certifications will be an added advantage
• 5+ years of experience in networking system design , implementation and management; knowledge and experience with fundamental system administration principals and client server architecture of computing Cisco and windows and oracle development
• Team leader for administration and maintenance of the NSSF
• Ability to provide relief and repair reform
• Experience supporting windows desk environment
• Excellent project management, communication and presentation skills

TO APPLY
Interested individuals should send their application copies of their academic and professional qualifications addressed to the Head of human resource ,
P.O BOX 7140 KAMPALA or Hand deliver them at our head office .workers house,
Plot I Pilkington road at the reception on 14th floor
All applications should be reach us by 18th july 2011

Project Manager Job Opportunity at NSSF

Job title :Project manager

Main purpose
• Participating in the preparation of investigation plans and budgets for the department of approval
• Undertaking preliminary feasibility studies and establish the viability of real estate investment
• Managing the engagement of external consultants this includes preparation of budgets
• Ensuring all engineering architectural environmental protection and surveying national practice guide lines


Requirements
• A bachelors degree In either construction management, civil engineering ,building economics , quantity surveying ,architecture
• At least four years working experience in construction , design construction, feasibility and project management
• Should be a registered body of a relevant field
• Construction technical skills
• Good analytical skills
• Negotiation skills
• Good interpersonal and communication skills

TO APPLY
Interested individuals should send their application copies of their academic and professional qualifications addressed to the Head of human resource ,
P.O BOX 7140 KAMPALA or Hand deliver them at our head office .workers house,
Plot I Pilkington road at the reception on 14th floor
All applications should be reach us by 18th july 2011

Job Vacancy at Restless Development in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Manager

Location: Uganda

Closing Date: Friday, 15 July 2011


Restless Development is the global leader in youth-led development, focused on demonstrating that young people can and must play a leading role at all levels.

Capitalising on two years of expansion, a new 5-year National Strategic Framework and a successful rebrand, Restless Development (Uganda) is well positioned to increase in scale, national recognition and impact.

As we enter this exciting new phase, we are seeking a talented Senior Manager to lead the Programme Quality Unit while serving as an organisational #2 working closely with the Country Director to ensure effective leadership throughout the organisation.

This is an exciting role for an individual with strong management experience and a passion for the role of young people in development. For more information, including a full job description and application form, please visit our website: www.restlessdevelopment.org/work-with-us.

Finance & Administrative Assistant at UNDP in Uganda, based in Mbale

Job Title: Finance & Administrative Assistant

Location: Mbale

Closing Date: Sunday, 03 July 2011



Background

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Water and Environment, Ministry of Local Government, the districts in the region of Mbale, and UNDP developed a project titled “Territorial Approach to Climate Change in Mbale Region”. The project addresses the need for a holistic approach to climate change adaptation and mitigation and aims to support Mbale Region to realize low carbon and climate resilient development.

This project is in line with the UNDP/ Government of Uganda Country Programme Action Plan (2010-2014) that is guiding implementation of UNDP support to interventions geared towards achievement of the National Development Plan. Some of these interventions will address key challenges to growth and poverty reduction, such as environmental/ natural resources degradation and the negative impacts of climate change and disaster risks at both national and local levels.

In particular, the project aims to:

Develop an integrated territorial climate change plan for Mbale region.
Establish a coordination platform for climate change planning and programming.
Build local capacity to integrate climate change issues into regional development plans and actions.
Develop a climate change policy and investment package.
Compile and disseminate best practices and lessons learnt. The project will be implemented by Mbale District Local Government in collaboration with the Ministry of Water and Environment and the districts of Manafwa and Bududa. The project offices will be located in Mbale town.

The project is seeking the services of a Finance and Administrative Assistant who will provide assistance to the Project Manager in the implementation of day –to- day project activities. He/ she is responsible for all administrative (contractual, organizational and logistical) and all accounting (disbursement, record keeping, cash management) matters under the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide general administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the Project Management Unit.
Provide logistical support to the Project Manager, Technical Advisor and project consultants in conducting different project activities (trainings, workshops, stakeholder consultations, arrangements of study tours, etc).
During the visits of foreign experts, bear the responsibility of their visa support, transportation, hotel accommodation, etc.
Organize/control of budget expenditures by preparing payment documents and compiling financial reports.
Maintain project's disbursement ledger and journal.
Keep files with project documents and expert reports.
Control the usage of non-expandable equipment (records keeping, drawing up regular inventories.
Provide English translation as required.
Draft correspondences and documents, finalize correspondence of administrative nature, edit reports and other documents for correctness of form and content.
Arrange travel.
Act on telephone inquiries, fax, post, e-mails and co-ordinate appointments.
Organize and coordinate the procurement of services and goods under the project.
Perform any other administrative /financial duties as requested by the Project Manager

Contractual and reporting arrangements:

Reports to the Project Manager and works under her direct supervision.
Cannot be employed elsewhere during the entire course of the project

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

Demonstrates commitment to UNDP's mission, vision and values.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

Ability to perform a variety of standard tasks related to Results Management, including screening and collecting of programme/projects documentation, projects data entering, preparation of revisions, filing, provision of information.
Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system.

Leadership and Self-Management:

Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
Outstanding time management, organizational and interpersonal skills

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

Completed Secondary Education preferably Bachelor's degree in Business Studies.

Experience:

At least 3 years experience in office administration, preferably within UNDP projects.
Excellent computer literacy

Language:

Fluency in written and spoken English.

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

To apply
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=24051

UN Jobs: Country Office Security Assistant Job Vacancy at UNDP

Job Title: Country Office Security Assistant

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Closing Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Background

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites internal and external applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of COUNTRY OFFICE SECURITY ASSOCIATE (COSA) in Kampala.

The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Country Office Security Focal Point (CO SFP) and will provide assistance in the implementation of the security plan and matters relating to safety and security operations and management.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

Provide assistance to the CO SFP in the implementation of the of the UNDP security plan, which will be based on the country security plan. This includes updating of staff lists and the administration of the CO warden-plan.
Assist in the maintenance and monitoring of the Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) and Minimum Operational Residential Security Standards (MORSS) compliance of UNDP staff, offices, projects, equipment and other areas. Identify the Emergency Communication Equipment needs and maintains proper distribution of those equipment to ensure MOSS, MORSS and BCP
Assists in the preparation of UNDP security reports, such as monthly security update for ST/CO, updated staff list, incident reports, weekly reports and any other report required by ST/CO.
Provides general administrative assistance to the CO SFP: Maintains routine and confidential correspondence files/documents. Arranges appointments, receives visitors, places and screens telephone calls and answers queries with discretion, and takes minutes and/or notes at meetings on security issues of the CO.
Information gathering and sharing: Provides substantive support to the CO SFP in collecting and updating information with regards to security issues and communicating them to the SRSA or CO SFP. Disseminate information affecting staff safety and security to all concerned in the CO and UNDP Projects.
Provide assistance in the conduct and follow up of investigations and incidents affecting UNDP staffs and offices.
Conduct, in close cooperation with UNDSS, UNDP Security Risk Assessments (SRA), evaluations and surveys and advise the CO SFP on security measures for UNDP offices, project staff, as well as the latest trends and threats to staff safety and security.
In cooperation with UNDSS, maintain close contact and liaise with host government agencies and other UN agencies to obtain latest information regarding the security situation in the country and update CO SFP and SRSA.
Represents UNDP at security meetings, as appropriate, in the absence of CO SFP.
Perform UNDP SURGE duties in the sub-region under the direction of the RSA/SRSA as required.
Provide substantive security-related input in the preparation, review and implementation of Business Continuity Plan (BCP) of the CO.
Monitor movements of UNDP vehicles, staff, consultants, missions and visitors in the country, in cooperation with UN Radio Room/SIOC. Attend and conducts periodic check of HF/VHF radio, satellite phones and other communication equipment issued to UNDP staff, wardens and other key personnel.
Supervise all CO safety and reception staff employed for the security of CO, develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all functions under his/her supervision
Prepare guard shifts, schedules and roster for the guard and ensure that all sites are adequately covered by guards.
Undertake frequent patrols and spot checks of all areas under his/her responsibility to ensure that all guards are working according to the established SOPs and are well uniformed. Ensure that guards are fully briefed and conduct their shift hand-over in accordance with established SOPs and that the site is not left unattended at any time.
Ensure that access control of staff, visitors, vehicles and material/goods entering and leaving the installations is being maintained as per established SOPs.
Plan and conduct office/building evacuation exercises, fire drills, first-aid and CPR campaigns in close coordination with UNDSS and other neighboring agencies, and ensure that these activities as adequately documented.
Establish and maintain good working relations, in close cooperation with UNDSS, with local law enforcing agencies, fire brigade, hospitals and other relevant authorities.
Prepare draft budget for MOSS /TAR or any other security works and submit timely for approval.
Handle all emergencies and crisis involving UNDP CO, on a 24/7 basis, in close collaboration with UNDSS, and immediately report such incidents to CO SFP and SRSA.
Perform other security-related tasks assigned by the CO SFP

Competencies

Corporate Responsibility & Teamwork:

Serve and promote the mission and values of the organization
Plans, prioritize and deliver task on time
Participate effectively in a team-based, information-sharing environment, collaborating and cooperating with others.
Execute responsibilities accordingly maintaining a high sense of confidentiality.
Understands that those provided service are clients and seeks to see things from a client perspective.
The COSA is normally working day-time. However, under exceptional circumstances such as during crises, the COSA may be required to perform night-duty.

People Skills:

Solid Analytical and problem solving skills.
A high level of motivation, initiative, dedication, intuition and attention to details.
Flexibility in the face of changing conditions and ability to manage tasks simultaneously.
Computer literacy with proficiency in modern computer software especially word processing.
Professional and courteous attitude and demonstrated ability to work effectively under stressful conditions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance.

Innovation & Judgment:

Demonstrated sound judgment in resolving operational issues/problems.
Contribute creativity, practical ideas and approaches to deal with challenging situations
Strive for quality client-centered services (internal/external)
Keeping up-to-date with available security-related technology

Communication:

Demonstrate effective and strong inter-personal and communication skills.
Good relations and influence with national security organisations is highly desirable.

Job Knowledge and Expertise:

Excellent and current knowledge of physical and procedural security measures
Execute day to day tasks systematically and efficiently
Has excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

High School Certificate. A university degree or equivalent in political science, military studies, security management or a relevant field is highly desirable.

Experience:

Relevant 5-7 years experience in security, preferably in the military or police context or related field of work. Experience in a UN/international related environment is a plus.

Language:

English proficiency both written and oral.
Knowledge of other UN official languages (regional languages) is an advantage.

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

To apply
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=23891

Jobs at WWF Uganda Country (2 positions)

Job 1. Position title: Finance & Administration Officer
Reports to: Finance & Administration Manager
Supervises: Finance/Administrative Assistant, Drivers and Office Assistants
Location: Kampala with frequent travel to WWF field offices and partners.

I. Major Duties and responsibilities:
A. Administrative roles
• Prepares consultancy agreements and contracts with the guidance of the Finance and Administration Manager, and in accordance with WWF and Donor regulations;
• In consultation with the Finance and Administration Manager, manages the vehicle fleet and ensure effective utilization by staff;
• Manages staff welfare, insurance covers and claims;
• In close collaboration with the Executive Assistant, oversees the arrangements of staff and visitors’ travel within and outside the Country;
• Ensures that all WWF assets and equipment are engraved and well maintained with proper records and an updated asset register;
• In consultation with Finance and Administration Manager, solicits for quotations within the prescribed limits;
 Takes minutes for the procurement committee meetings, summarizes the quotations and forwards them for approval and thereafter raises LPOs;
Receives and reviews the periodical reports from the field stations and sub grantees and incorporating them into the relevant data. Ensures appropriate procurement controls, processes, procedures and systems are adhered to in all WWF Uganda projects;
• Follows up on procurement related audit actions in WWF Uganda;
• Ensures general office cleanliness and security;
• Any other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

B. Budget preparation and monitoring role

• Verifies and confirm eligibility and budget availability before a request is approved;
• Provides the necessary support documents before payments are made;
• Provides support as may be required during the WWF UCO annual budget preparation and consolidation process;
• Drafts correspondences and internal procedural directives relating to budgetary and financial matters.

C. Internal review role:

• Participates in carrying out regular field visits to the UCO offices and sub grantees to test the compliance with the rules, practices, policies and procedures as required by WWF and donors.

IV. Profile

Required Qualifications:
• A Bachelors degree in Commerce or Business Administration from a recognised university.
• An advanced degree in administration or management will be an added advantage.
• At least 5 years experience in office management and administration at supervisory level;
• Experience working with International NGOs or development agencies

Required Skills and Competencies:
• The ability to work under pressure;
• Excellent inter-personal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels, within WWF Uganda and, as required, with external stakeholders;
• Adaptability and flexibility; able to take initiatives and prioritise among competing demands;
• Proven skills in administration and management of human resource;
• Excellent inter-personal skills, and a good understanding of human relationships;
• Good team work skills;
• Excellent oral and written communications skills in English; and

Position title: Finance/Administrative Assistant
Location: Kampala with frequent travel to WWF field offices and partners.

Major duties and responsibilities
1. Maintains financial records and prepares monthly financial reports in accordance with procedures established by WWF-ESARPO and the projects. In puts financial transactions into prescribed software.
2. Under the guidance of Administration Officer, manages inventory of assets.
3. In consultation with the Climate and Energy Project Manager, prepares annual and quarterly project spending projections and monthly reports for the projects.
4. Handles petty cash ensuring that all expenditures are correctly recorded and that the register entries are correctly documented.
5. Participates in project staff meetings and provide information pertaining to projects finance.
6. Assists the Country Office in the procurement of process as assigned by Administration Officer in accordance with the guiding rules and procedures.
7. Maintains good stock levels of office consumables and properly updated stores records.

Key Requirements:
1. A good Bachelors degree in Accounting and finance for a recognised university.
2. A minimum of 1 year work experience in office management, accounting and financial reporting. Work experience in a donor funded environment conservation projects will be an added advantage
3. Skills and abilities: Must be computer literate with knowledge of computerised accounting programs. Must have ability to work independently and in a multi-cultural team.


Job 2
Job Title: Driver
Location: Kampala with frequent travel to WWF field offices and partners.

Major duties and responsibilities:
1. Drives office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel, delivery and collection of mail documents and other items;
2. Collects and delivers mail and other communications from and Government agencies and other institutions;
3. Responsible for the day-to- day maintenance of the assigned vehicles, renewal of road licence and vehicle insurances, checks oil, water, battery brakes, tyres, etc., performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean;
4. Checks the logging official trips, daily mileages, gas consumption, oil changes greasing etc in the log books;
5. Ensures that in the event of accident by WWF, rules and regulations are followed;
6. Assists the administration department by obtaining information required from government agencies and suppliers.
7. Carries out specific banking/ financial assignments and out door messenger duties;
8. Packs material received for dispatch, affixes labels, inserts material in envelopes and franks outgoing mail;
9. Other office duties such as photocopying, handling of in-coming/out-going phones, screening of visitors, etc;
10. Any other duties as deemed necessary.

General Requirements:
1. Should have a minimum of Ordinary level Education;
2. A Certificate in Defensive driving is a requirement;
3. At least 5 years of driving experience in reputable institution(s);
4. Age limit: 30 – 40 years;
5. Knowledge of automobile mechanics and applications is a MUST;
6. Possession of a clean driving license with Classes A, C and C under the old system Or B & C and DL under new classification system;
7. Good communication skills in English and Kiswahili languages. Knowledge of one of the widely spoken local languages will be an added advantage.

If you are interested in the above positions address your applications to;
Country Director, WWF Uganda Country Office,
Plot 2 Sturrock Road,
P.O. Box 8758, KAMPALA by Friday 1st July 2011.
Or through the following email address: kampala@wwfuganda.org

PROCUREMENT OFFICER Job Opportunity in Uganda at Living Goods

Job Title: PROCUREMENT OFFICER

Living Goods believes the poor deserve better healthcare, a better deal, and a chance at a better life. Weoperatenetworks of franchised Health Entrepreneurs in sub Saharan Africa who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth, and selling low-cost, life-saving and life-changing products like bed nets, simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. LGcombines best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health to create afully sustainable system for defeating diseases of poverty. Future expansion includes extending the brand across Africa and Asia, and into micro franchise businesses in energy, water, and agriculture.

Knowledge required
• Knowledge of basic business principles.
• Knowledge of procurement proceses, regulations and procedures.
• Knowledge of modern office methods, equipment and practices.
• Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures in an assigned field.
Abilities
• Ability to gather information regarding the type and specifics of merchandise needed by LivingGoods.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships between LivingGoods with vendors, suppliers and the public.
• Ability to present detailed reports of findings and recommendations, both orally and in writing.
• Data Entry and management skills
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMNTS:
Two years of experience in procuring commodities and services which includes preparing order specifications, estimates, bids, etc.
Diploma in procurement or stores management, or any other related field.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Procures all products for the organization
2. Receives, counts and inspects all incoming products and reconciles with purchase orders; processes and distributes documentation with purchase orders; reports, documents and tracks damages and discrepancies on orders received.
3. Receives and despatches products.
4. Spearheading and Participating in physical inventories by counting stock.
5. Makes inter branch deliveries of requested products from head office. .
6. Keeps proper records of all procurement and distribution documents.
7. Handling and stacking materials according to a prescribed inventory system.
8. Ensures cleanliness and safety of products, pest control and waste disposal.

How to apply
Submit a CV cover letter, to rmusana@livinggoods.org

Uganda AIDS Commission Jobs Vacancies

The Uganda AIDS Commission was established by Statute of Parliament in February 1992 to coordinate HIV/AIDS issues in Uganda. It is an organisation with a vision of a population free of HIV/AIDS and its effects; and a mission to provide the overall leadership in the coordination and management of the HIV/AIDS National Response. The Commission seeks to recruit highly skilled, experienced and motivated persons to fill the following positions.


(5) JOB TITLE: PROGRAM OFFICER
Reports to: Coordinator Partnership Affairs Directly supervises: None Purpose of the Job
To coordinate the participation of the activities of CSF in response to HIV/AIDS, facilitate and provide support to the
CSF Secretariat in liaison with other UAC staff, the SC, and the implementing agents to ensure the smooth operations of the
CSF, by efficiently addressing the following areas:
Convene Steering Committee [SC) and related TWO meetings;
Convene proposal and project progress review meetings;
Manage the distribution of CSF sponsored solicitations and official communications;
Manage the intake of CSF applications and projects reports.
Development of CSF Annual work plan;
Production of regular CSF Reports;
Smooth CSO proposal development and granting process; and Entire CSF coordination streamlined.


Job requirement

For all positions check for more details on our website: www.aidsuganda.org


How to apply

How to apply: If you believe that you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and required experience, apply attaching copies of your academic and professional certificates/testimonials and your CV showing your postal address, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact, to the Director General, using the address below so as to reach not later than 1 July 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Submit application to: Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road, Ntinda; P.O Box 10779, Kampala - Uganda. E-mail: uac@uac.go.ug

Development Accountant/Financial Analyst Job Opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Development Accountant/Financial Analyst

Our client is a significant retail and distribution company based in Uganda looking to fill key financial positions. For the right candidates there are good opportunities for growth and career development in an environment governed by European business standards.



This is a professional Accountant/Analyst role within the Finance Department. The role is designed to provide additional analytical and operational resource both within the Finance Department and to other departments in the business in the areas of financial and operating procedures, controls and operational processes.
This role is designed to develop capacity within the business and adequate support will be provided internally to the individual and to the achievement of the objectives. However, appointee is expected to have already demonstrated a capacity to self motivate and have achieved measurable successes in previous appointments.

This is a varied role providing strong opportunity for personal and professional career development with excellent prospects for progression and promotion within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:
• Support the finance strategy throughout the business
• Carry out specific assignments as directed, which will include analysis of financial and business data and processes in all departments and functions including, cost reporting, inventory control, capital expenditure control, budget preparation, treasury management
• As directed, identify scope to improve business efficiency
• Plan and report to Head of Departments, including Finance, on proposed change processes implement and manage change within existing operational environments
• Perform operational functions throughout the business as directed
• Supervise staff to achieve business objectives when directed


Job requirement

Qualifications and Attributes:
• Strong technical knowledge of business, accounting and finance concepts
• Experience of operating or auditing in a dynamic and well structured business environment
• Knowledge and experience of good business processes and controls
• Possess good analytical skills and ability to constructively present and report findings verbally and in written reports
• Possess good capacity to plan, implement and report on own work
• Ability to supervise other staff through change processes
• Confident and capable in a professional role
• Honours degree in Accounting, Business Administration (Finance), Commerce, Statistics or associated discipline
• Recently qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CPA (U))
• At least three years experience in a professional role in business or practice environment and may have reached the level of Audit Senior, Team Leader or Supervisor


How to apply

We are seeking Individuals with Integrity who are professional, can deal with a hectic and busy work place, and who are outcome and solution focused.

Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: "PPG - Position Name" where you replace position name with the job you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on the 6th of July 2011

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 • Uganda

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

Financial Controller Job Opportunity- Employment

Job Title: Financial Controller

Our client is a significant retail and distribution company based in Uganda looking to fill key financial positions. For the right candidates there are good opportunities for growth and career development in an environment governed by European business standards.



he Financial Controller will lead the finance department to ensure that finances are managed in accordance with established policies and procedures and will supervise the departmental staff in executing their duties.

Key Responsibilities
• Ensure timely preparation of periodical financial and management accounts
• Ensure that financial and other statutory reports are duly prepared and submitted to relevant authorities
• Participate in policy development and co-ordination of the Finance (unction
• Contribute towards financial discipline across the company and ensure that all departments operate within the laid down financial policy framework
• Ensure that liquid funds of the organisation are managed in accordance with established policies and procedures
• Prepare organization wide budgets and implement budgetary controls
• Periodically review internal controls to ensure their suitability in safeguarding the organisation's assets
• Continuously advise and work towards reduced costs and ensure efficient resource allocation and improved cash delivery
• Provide financial and commercial awareness throughout the company and ensure seamless incorporation of financial discipline in all areas of operations
• Ensure effective risk management and tight financial discipline with absolute integrity
• Supervise, appraise and develop staff in the department


Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have:
• A university degree in accounting or business related field
• Internationally recognised accounting qualification (CPA (U) or ACCA or CIMA)
• 8 years experience, including at senior management level in a large organisation

Personal Attributes
• Strong people manager
• Must be able to act proactively and lead projects to closure
• Seek opportunity to improve business efficiency and implement changes as necessary
• A strong communicator


How to apply

Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: "PPG - Position Name" where you replace position name with the job you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on the 6th of July 2011

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 • Uganda

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

Uganda AIDS Commission Job Opportunity for HIV PREVENTION OFFICER

JOB TITLE: HIV PREVENTION OFFICER

The Uganda AIDS Commission was established by Statute of Parliament in February 1992 to coordinate HIV/AIDS issues in Uganda. It is an organisation with a vision of a population free of HIV/AIDS and its effects; and a mission to provide the overall leadership in the coordination and management of the HIV/AIDS National Response. The Commission seeks to recruit highly skilled, experienced and motivated persons to fill the following positions.


Reports to: Coordinator, HIV Prevention Purpose of the Job
To strengthen the capacity at Uganda AIDS Commission to coordinate a comprehensive national HIV prevention response. The dynamics and multi-sectoral nature of prevention interventions require strong central coordination to ensure quick access to strategic information; shared perspectives on common issues for harmonized efforts; consensus on appropriate policies and programme approaches; monitoring impact of interventions; and sharing the lessons learned at different levels. Supported by a core technical working group and with input from different stakeholders, the Coordinator HIV Prevention will serve as the focal point for all HIV prevention related policy and programming at national level.


Job requirement

For all positions check for more details on our website: www.aidsuganda.org


How to apply

How to apply: If you believe that you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and required experience, apply attaching copies of your academic and professional certificates/testimonials and your CV showing your postal address, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact, to the Director General, using the address below so as to reach not later than 1 July 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Submit application to: Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road, Ntinda; P.O Box 10779, Kampala - Uganda. E-mail: uac@uac.go.ug

CUSTOMER MARKETING MANAGER Job Vacancy at East African Breweries Limited

Job Title: CUSTOMER MARKETING MANAGER

The following exciting sales career opportunities exist within East African Breweries Limited, - Uganda Breweries Ltd (UBL) CUSTOMER MARKETING MANAGER
This is a senior role whose purpose is to deliver sustainable competitive advantage for EABL by building and managing an effective customer marketing organization. The role holder will effectively manage the capacity & capability of sales to deliver activities and programs in the trade that will build customer engagement, grow sales volumes and market share. They will run the cross functional Business Planning process, activities & budget sufficiency, control, success rate, tracking & evaluation. The role holder needs to have a strong track record in field sales, activity execution & customer marketing with a minimum experience of 6- 8 years.


Job requirement

To access the full information on the roles and how to apply go to www.eabl.com > careers


How to apply

Applications must be submitted through the same site by Monday 27 June, 2011.
KINDLY NOTE THAT NO PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED FOR THESE ROLES.

Joint Medical Store (JMS) Has a Job Vacancy for Executive Assistan

Job Title: Executive Assistan

Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a Church founded private Not-For-Prof it organization whose mission is to supply medicines, medical equipment and related healthcare services, and training of assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices.

JMS invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Executive Assistant.

The Executive Assistant shall provide effective and efficient administrative and secretarial support to the General Manager's office.

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Provide administrative, secretarial and logistical support to the General Manager and assigned offices taking into account urgency and confidentiality.
2. Provide administrative support during preparations for management meetings, act as minute secretary at those meetings and maintain attendance register.
3. Make appointments for the General Manager, maintain a diary for important events including 'meetings, workshops and visits, and where necessary follow up to confirm those appointments.
4. Attend to General Manager's visitors and callers, provide and respond to routine information needs and enquiries.
5. Track and ensure proper flow of documents that are forwarded to General Manager for approval or signature and ensure the documents promptly returned to respective officers.
6. Sort in-coming external correspondences addressed to the General Manager's office, and forward those that do not need his/her attention to relevant officers for action.
7. Ensure accurate and up to date record keeping, prepare and type communication materials and routine reports as directed by the General Manager
8. Monitor the usage of office supplies in the General Manager's office and promptly requisition for replenishments.


Job requirement

Qualifications and experience:
• Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies, Office Management or related field
• Computer certification in at least four of the following packages: MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet, Dbase
• Three years working experience in a similar role in a busy office environment
Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrated IT skills including fast and accurate typing/word processing, spreadsheets, email and database.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate well with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels
• Well developed written and oral communication skills
• Able to use initiative, work independently, and a good team player
• Able to work under pressure, prioritize workload and meet deadlines
• High level of integrity


How to apply

Applications including photocopies of academic certificates, Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees (who are not relatives), and a day-time telephone contacts should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource and Administration
Joint Medical Store
Plot 1828 Gogonya Road, Nsambya
P. O. Box 4501
Kampala
Closing date for receiving applications will be Friday 8" July 2011 at 5.00pm.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interview

Quality Chemical Industries Has Job Vacancies for Production Officers

Job Title: PRODUCTION OFFICER (04)


QCIL is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, and committed team players to reinforce their capacity by filling the following vacant positions:

Job Title: PRODUCTION OFFICER (04)
Reports to the Production Manager

The Main Roles Include:
• Ensuring that appropriate validations and calibrations of equipment are well effected and records taken
• Maintaining up-to-date documentation including SOPs, change control systems and procedures
• Raising T.I sheets for product process and cleaning validation of purified and portable water analysis as per schedule
• Monitoring punch and dies inventory records


Job requirement

Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Should be a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in either Pharmacy, Science Technology or Industrial Chemistry, with a minimum of two (02) year's demonstrable experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing set up.


How to apply

Application Procedure:
Applicants with the above requirements can post or hand deliver their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications, contact details for three (3) professional referees and a day¬time telephone number to the address below:

The Human Resources Manager Quality Chemical Industries Ltd Luzira Industrial Park P.O. Box 34871, KAMPALA (U)

QCIL is an equal opportunity employer and therefore lobbying for any of the above positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
Closing date for applications is Thursday the 30th of June 2011, at 5:00pm. Only short listed candidates will be contacted,
"Affordable Access to Quality Medicines"

Job at Quality Chemical Industries

Job Title: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER-TRAINEE


QCIL is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, and committed team players to reinforce their capacity by filling the following vacant positions:


B) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER-TRAINEE (01)
Reports to the Engineering Manager

The Main Roles Include:
• Monitoring and controlling power plant operations, maintenance and documentation
• Supervising of electrical projects; both in-house and by contractors
• Supervising of calibration works and validation of electrical and electronic systems
• Overseeing optimum usage of power within the factory


Job requirement

Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Should be a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, with a minimum of one [01] year's demonstrable experience in the field of electrical engineering in an industrial set up.


How to apply

Application Procedure:
Applicants with the above requirements can post or hand deliver their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications, contact details for three (3) professional referees and a day¬time telephone number to the address below:

The Human Resources Manager Quality Chemical Industries Ltd Luzira Industrial Park P.O. Box 34871, KAMPALA (U)

QCIL is an equal opportunity employer and therefore lobbying for any of the above positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
Closing date for applications is Thursday the 30th of June 2011, at 5:00pm. Only short listed candidates will be contacted,
"Affordable Access to Quality Medicines"

Gender Officer Jobs (Many Positions) at Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa

Job Title: GENDER OFFICERS

The foundation “Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa” promotes sustainable development of smallholder coffee farming communities.

It implements hands-on projects to improve the competitiveness of smallholder farmers through the establishment of commercially focused farmer organizations capable of providing extension, value addition, marketing and other important support services to their members.

Position: Field Gender Officers (Reporting to the Gender Expert)

Key Result Areas:
• To implement a thorough gender mainstreaming approach to project farmers, with focus on household level, to promote gender equality and participation of women in activity planning, income generation and decision making on use of income.
• To train, support and coordinate fi eld project teams on all gender related activities.
• To liaise with the M&E offi cer for the collection of gender disaggregated information, data analysis and impact measurement.
• To participate in gender networks, platforms, etc
• To develop training and promotional materials in conjunction with the Gender Expert on gender approaches

Skills and Professional Qualifi cation:
• The candidate should have 3 or more years of solid experience in gender mainstreaming at rural level, especially with smallholder farmers in Africa. She/he will be familiar with different approaches and methodologies and be able to adapt these in different situations.
• The candidate will have excellent communication, training and facilitation skills and be able to apply them to diverse target groups.
• The candidate will have the necessary skills to collect and analyse information, further to measuring the impact of activities and to communicating the results to management and other stakeholders.
• A degree in a related fi eld will be preferred further to strong computer and reporting skills, and excellent command of English and Luganda.
• The candidate must be willing to live and work with rural communities in one of the following regions; Masaka, Mityana/Mubende and Luwero/Nakaseke/Nakasongola.
• Possession of a valid motorbike rider’s license and willingness to ride extensively within the project regions.

The position is based in either Mityana, Luwero or Masaka with frequent travels in the project area and occasional travel to Kampala.

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung is an Equal Opportunity Employer Application letters, detailed CV, and the names and contacts of 3 referees should preferably be submitted by e-mail to aidah.nabasirye@hrnstiftung.org

If hand delivered please deliver to the Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa Ltd Office on 7th Street, Plot 44/50, Industrial Area, Kampala, Or by post to The Finance & Administration Offi cer, Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa Ltd, P. O Box 23139, Kampala.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications must be received by 05.00pm on 30th June 2011

European Union Jobs- Programme officer - Governance

Job Title: Programme officer - Governance

Overall purpose:
Contribute to the implementation of the development policy of the European Union in Uganda. The job holder shall assist in managing projects in support of good governance and accountability.

Functions & duties:
Project management
• Provide support to democratic governance and accountability programme and related projects. This includes the validation of calls for tender, call for proposals, contracts and payments prepared by the unit.
• Ensure appropriate evaluation and reporting on programme / project execution.

Delegation’s project cycle management
• Contribute to the smooth running of the Delegation's governance and accountability programmes.
• Assist with all aspects of the procurement processes (drafting Terms of Reference, launching tenders, etc.).
• Monitor: when requested attend management and monitoring meetings, evaluate and contribute to progress reports and propose action if and when needed.
• Validate payments on operational level.
• Contribute to the evaluation of project.
• When requested assist in maintaining contacts with other donors active in Uganda.
• Give the "operational visa" on any document where required.
• Follow up actively on closures (individual and global level) of older projects.


Job requirement

PROFILE

• The ideal candidate will have project management skills, in particular knowledge of EDF rules and procedures and project administration under EDF.
• S/he will need at least 2 years experience in project administration / accountancy
• Experience in the fields of governance and/or accountability would be an asset.
• Education: Graduate in relevant discipline
• Effective analytical skills and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Computer literate
• Language: fluent in English


The standard CV format and job descriptions are available on the delegations website at http://www.deluga.ec.europa.eu/


How to apply

Applications should be addressed to;
The Head of Delegation,
Delegation of European Union to the Republic of Uganda
Crested Towers Building, 15th Floor
Plot 17-23, Hannington Road
P.O. Box 5244 ,
Kampala

Deadline:
Applications should reach the EU Delegation offices by 1300 hours on Friday, 1st July 2011.

Late submissions will be ignored
Note:
Only candidates whose applications have been retained on the shortlist will be contacted

Programme Officer - MDGs and Budget Support Job Vacancy at Delegation of European Union

Job Title: Programme Officer - MDGs and Budget Support

Overall purpose:
The job holder will support the implementation of the general budget support operation, with a specific focus on Uganda's progress towards the MDGs. The job-holder will also participate in the dialogue on the economics and health.

Functions & duties

Representation and Negotiation
• Participate actively in the Joint Budget Support Framework related institutions (Task Force and HoMs when required).
• Participate in Sector Working Groups and donor coordination meetings in the health and / or education sector.
• Maintain good and effective contacts with the relevant national authorities and local operators in the field, particularly with regard to MDG aspects.

Policy Analysis

• Follow up the macro-economic situation and MDG related developments.
• Analyse, assess and manage relevant data and information for policy-making, management and planning decisions.
• Contribute to the drafting and updating of comprehensive analysis reports, annual reports, synthesis reports and / or briefings.

Project management

• Steer and backstop general budget support operations, specifically with regard to social sector and MDG indicators. Lead and backstop social sector programme / projects plus required studies and ensure that all the necessary conditions (institutional, budgetary, logistical, etc.) are met when executing the programme / projects.
• Ensure appropriate evaluation and reporting on programme / project execution.
• Manage and backstop all aspects of the project cycle including procurement processes, project identification, project monitoring, project evaluations, reporting and proposing appropriate action if and when needed.
• Maintain contacts with other donors active in Uganda.


Job requirement

Qualifications required

• The ideal candidate will have a degree in economics and preferably a specialisation in any of the following related areas: Public Finance Management, Health and/or Education economics.
• At least 3 years of working experience in related sectors.
• Effective analytical skills and problem solving skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Computer literate, especially with regard to MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
• Language: fluent in English.

The standard CV format and job descriptions are available on the delegations website at http://www.deluga.ec.europa.eu/


How to apply

Applications should be addressed to;
The Head of Delegation,
Delegation of European Union to the Republic of Uganda
Crested Towers Building, 15th Floor
Plot 17-23, Hannington Road
P.O. Box 5244 ,
Kampala

Deadline:
Applications should reach the EU Delegation offices by 1300 hours on Friday, 1st July 2011.

Late submissions will be ignored
Note:
Only candidates whose applications have been retained on the shortlist will be contacted

Communications Specialist; FP-3; FSN-12 in Uganda at CDC

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2011

POSITION TITLE: Communications Specialist; FP-3; FSN-12

POSITION LOCATION: CDC Entebbe

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda. CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."

The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Communications Specialist.

Note: All applicants who are not family members of USG employees officially assigned to post and under Chief of Mission authority must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Develop and implement a communication strategy that promotes information sharing and learning between CDC-Uganda and other local and international agencies and organizations, as well as the general public. The incumbent will be the official spokesperson and Public Relations representative for CDC-Uganda.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1. Education Required: A Bachelor's degree in communications including degrees in Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Affairs, Public Relations and Policy, Information Science, Political Science and Public Health Communication is required.

2. Work Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in communications- including but not limited to print/electronic media, publishing, public relations, web design and data base management, professional writing and editing in English is required.

3. Language Requirement: List both English and host country language(s) by level and specialisation with Level IV (fluent) in written and spoken English ability is required.

4. Knowledge: A keen knowledge of HIV-related issues is required. Understanding of Uganda’s political, media, economic, social and educational structure, institutions, and key figures in influential institutions is required. Must have knowledge of public policies and main issues within the planning and implementation of these initiatives.

5. Skills and Abilities: Must have excellent public relations, professional writing/editing and speaking skills in English. Must have proven communications and interpersonal skills as the work requires substantial contact and interaction with technical offices, Mission management, and U.S. Embassy and CDC-Atlanta staff. Computer literacy, with proficiency in applications such Microsoft Word, Power Point and Desk Top publishing software is required. The incumbent must have strong electronic design and editing skills for presentations, databases and web pages.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, Eligible Family Members and U.S. Veterans will be given preference. Therefore, it is essential that all candidates address the required qualifications above in the application.

After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews. The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work. The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade. In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant. The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. EFMs who currently hold an EFM appointment are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of that appointment.


HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see Section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for Work
E. First, Middle, and Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell Phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of Legal Permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, Agency, Position, and Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. Licenses, Skills, Training, Membership, and Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. References.

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

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