Deputy Chief of Party Vacancy in Uganda at Abt Associates

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Responsibilities
  • Plan IRS activities in close coordination with the COP, Senior Finance and Administration Advisor, Entomologist and key stakeholders
  • Manage timely implementation of IRS programs in collaboration with key stakeholders including the National Malaria Control Program district Authorities and MOH offices, USAID and others.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant environment ssafety procedures, rules and regulations

Requirements:
  • Masters degree in public health administration, environmental management, business or operations management
  • 10+ years of experience working in development assistance projects, preferably including malaria control programs.
  • Strong negotiation skills

How to Apply:
to be considered for the above, an applicant must obtain his/her CV and an application letter that provides details of the applicant’s qualifications by October 5th 2011 to Ugandajobs@abtassoc.com

Base Administrator Job in Uganda at ACF

Job Title:- Base Administrator Kaabong
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for finance at base level by ensuring the respect of ACF finance procedures related to cash management and bank transactions
  • Monthly cash forecasting
  • To make payments, advances and transfers

Academic Qualification
  • University Degree in Business Administration

Experience:
Minimum 2 years with another NGO

How to Apply:
Address your email application to admin.ug@acf-international.org

Deadline: Friday 30th September 2011

Jobs at African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)

The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children's rights. ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following positions:



Position: INFORMATION OFFICER
Duty Station: KAMPALA
Reports to: PROGRAMME COORDINATOR INFORMATION, RESEARCH AND POLICY ADVOCACY

Major Responsibilities
The Information Officer has the responsibility of planning, preparing and producing materials geared towards enhancing the visibility of the organizations' work. The Information officer will ensure professional documentation and broad dissemination of ANPPCAN research studies, success stories, best practices and lessons learned during the implementation of activities to key stakeholders including Government, development partners, civil society organizations and the general public. The Information Officer is responsible for writing, editing and supporting production of organizational reports and other print and online materials including newsletters, brochures and the ANPPCAN- website. It's also the duty of the Information Officer to promote the ANPPCAN brand.
Specific Tasks:
1) To regularly generate and disseminate relevant information through the media and other relevant fora so as to enhance respect and promotion of children's rights.
2) To maintain effective links with and build the capacity of the media in ensuring effective coverage and advocacy for the rights of children.
3) To maintain positive organizational public relations and visibility through talk shows and in newspapers.
4) Maintain and constantly update the website.
5) Manage contact lists and maintain consistent communication with all partners.
6) Write media publications including articles, and press releases on pertinent issues relevant to ANPPCAN work
7) Provide techinical support in the area of communication to all the ANPPCAN district offices.
8) Coordinate the production and distribution of ANPPCAN materials such as newsletter, brochures, factsheets and other materials for both internal and external use.
9) Track and analyse ANPPCAN-media work to inform management decisions.
10) To undertake any other organizational assignments as might be required from time to time.

Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience:
1) A minimum of a Bachelors degree in mass communication from a recognized university.
2) At least two years experience working in the area of communication and public relations.
3) Previous experience working in a media house.
4) Proven interpersonal and communication skills.
5) A strong capacity for analysis and information management.
6) Excellent analytical, evaluation and report writing skills.
7) Experience in web design and website management
8) Demonstrated ability to Coordinate tasks to meet deadlines.
9) Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to maintain flexibility in working hours.
10) Good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

How to apply

For more information about the job descriptions for the above position, please visit our website www.anppcanug.org/vacancies. Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on the above website to email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: 09 of October, 2011 at 5.00p.m. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Accounts and Administrative Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Accounts and Administrative Assistants

The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children's rights. ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following positions:


Job Title: ACCOUNTS/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS
Duty Station: KITGUM (1) and RAKAI (1) DISTRICTS
Reports to: PROGRAMME OFFICER

Major Responsibilities
Responsible for supporting the Programme Officer in handling the Administrative and Financial functions at the district offices.
SPECIFIC TASKS:
1) Preparing payment vouchers.
2) Posting both manual and computerized Cashbook and Ledger entries.
3) Preparing monthly bank reconciliation and other statements.
4) Reporting on the use and consumption of fuel, stationary and other inputs.
5) Maintaining an effective manual and electronic filing system for the office.
6) Managing and reporting on the utilization of office consumables and inputs.
7) The management of the office's transport services.
8) Ensuring proper and timely maintenance and repair of office equipment and facilities.
9) Supporting in handling staff welfare matters.
10) Coordinating ANPPCAN meetings and travel arrangements.
11) Maintaining a high standard of office cleanliness and lay out.
12) Reviewing, verifying, sorting and filing accounts records.
13) Disseminating regularly relevant information through the media and other relevant fora so as to enhance respect and promotion of children's rights.

Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience:
1) Minimum qualification of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting & Finance, Procurement or Business Administration.
2) Relevant working experience of at least one year (either as paid staff, volunteer or intern)
3) High proficiency in computer skills especially Excel and Ms. Word.
4) Knowledge of QuickBooks will be an advantage

How to apply

For more information about the job descriptions for the above position, please visit our website www.anppcanug.org/vacancies. Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on the above website to email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: 09 of October, 2011 at 5.00p.m. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Grants officer job in Uganda at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation- Career Vacancy

Job Title: Grants officer (1 Post)
Role definition: Review and monitor the implementation of financial and accounting systems and guidelines for grant funds in the district and managing the performance of grants projects in line with the Baylor Uganda Grants department's mission
Key Result areas:
1. Disseminating policies, procedures and guidelines from the Sub grants Policy Manual for adoption by sub grantees in the region in line with Grants department mission.
2. Conducts periodic needs analysis and build the capacity of all sub grantees and others involved in the implementation of the project in grants management in accordance with the grants guidelines and agreements.
3. Assessment of the financial capacities of potential grantees, and provision of technical assistance to the grantees as may be required.
4. Monitor the preparation of timely and accurate regional quarterly and annual budgets forecasts and the disbursement of funds to grantees as per the approved budgets in line with the grants guidelines and agreements.
5. Monitor the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports and accountability support documents of grant funds by the district and certify their correctness and give feed back to grantees in accordance with the grants guidelines and agreements.
6. Prepare, submit regional grant management plans to the Grants Manager for approval and monitor their implementation in accordance with grants guidelines and approved budgets
7. Develop and maintain records management system for each grantee including but not limited to financial agreement, work plans, approved budgets, disbursements, quarterly financial and programme reports, communications etc.
8. Prepare monthly and quarterly actual expenditure Vs budgeted expenditure reports on grants performance and submit to the Grants Manager in accordance with the grants guidelines and agreements.
9. Review and approve partner payment requests and the supporting documents in accordance with the Sub grants Policy Manual
10. Make regular field monitoring visits to grantees to establish the progress level of grants programs and sub grantee budget utilization and conduct lessons learnt meetings in accordance with the grants guidelines and agreements.

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) A Bachelor's (honors) degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance. (2) Membership of ACCA, CPA. 3. Knowledge of any Finance arid accounting packages most especially navision. (3) At least 2 years of experience in managing district grants programs/projects with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives (4) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

HR officer Job in Uganda

Job Title Regional HR officer (1 Post)

Role definition: To review and monitor the implementation of Baylor Human Resource systems and practices in the various regions in line with existing Baylor Uganda HR policies and procedures.
Key result areas:
1. Review and implement the performance management system, policies and procedures in the regions in line with the HR manual
2. Collect regional applications and conduct referral checks for applicants, induction of new employees for various posts, processing the exit of staff and manage the clock in & out system in the regions in line with the Baylor Uganda HR manual.
3. Review and implement Baylor Uganda staff training & development strategy in the regions in line with the HR manual
4. Review and monitor the implementation of employee relations, Health and safety, leave management and welfare system in the regions in line with Baylor Uganda's HR Manual
5. Design, maintain and update a database of regional personnel information according to the approved personnel lists by the HR Manager in line with the Baylor Uganda HR manual
6. Develop and monitor the implementation HR regional plan and budget in line with organizational mission and Financial guidelines
7. Conduct periodic Talent audits and develop succession plans to ensure that the regions have a constant pool of employees that accomplish the various program objectives in line with Baylor Uganda's training and talent development guidelines
8. Develop and maintain partnerships with the district personnel
9. stakeholders to align the health professional capacity objectives to the district personnel management system in line with Baylor Uganda's mission
10. Prepare quarterly reports in regard to the regional human resource management issues in line with the Baylor Uganda HR manual

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) A Masters in Human Resource Management or Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Organizational Behavior or MBA-HR specialist (2) At least 3 years of experience in managing a corporate function, providing the following knowledge and skills, managing performance driven programs, managing the change process, including executive coaching, communications, and transition management; with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives (3) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated, and able to demonstrate high initiative. (4) Demonstrated ability to understand business, business strategy, and how to link people and business processes to drive desired results

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Uganda at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Job Title: M & E/Data Coordinator (1 Post)

BACKGROUND: The Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor - Uganda has three operational areas; HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, Health professional training and clinical research.

Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the MOH in a number of Districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health centres and District hospitals in Adjuman, Koboko, Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo.


Role definition: Review and monitor the implementation of M & EI data management systems and guidelines for measuring and tracking district programmes/projects performance and manage the utilization of data and information in line with the M & E/Data departmental mission
Key result areas:
1. Monitor the conducting periodic surveys (baselines, mid-term, and end of program) to establish the progress level of programs in relation to the set performance indicators in line with the M&E departmental mission
2. Develop performance monitoring tools to track program indicators in accordance to the project implementation plan
3. Build the capacity of data teams in facilities supported by Baylor - Uganda and programme implementers in M & E and data management issues in line with the M & E departmental mission
4. Develop and appraise, support and maintain a competent & motivated “Regional M & E/Data team" through giving constructive feedback, coaching and mentoring in line with the Human resources manual.
5. Develop and monitor the implementation of the annual regional M & E/data management work plan and manage the budget according to Baylor Uganda financial and planning guidelines
6. Design and update modify organization databases for capturing patients' information and update the MIS database for recording information on programme indicators, progress and impact according to established MIS guidelines in line with the M & E departmental mission
7. Develop a system to monitor data capturing & cleaning process and conduct statistical analysis of the data collected to support program activities and research studies in the district
8. Monitor the implementation of procedures for backup all program data in the district and maintain its security for both online and archived datasets in line with the M & E departmental mission Prepare periodic M & E reports with appropriate recommendations on identified project implementation strategies, targets and operational problems according to the project activities and Baylor Uganda's reporting guidelines

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) A Bachelor's (honors) degree in statistics or demography or qualitative economics. (2) Postgraduate diploma in project planning & management or statistics or demography or community based course or public health (3) At ieast 3 years of experience in Log Frame Approach in planning, monitoring and evaluation; application of qualitative and quantitative M&E methods; with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives (4) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative. (5) Knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Data Clerks, Data Entry Jobs in Uganda at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Job Title: Data clerks (2 Posts)

BACKGROUND: The Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor - Uganda has three operational areas; HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, Health professional training and clinical research.
Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the MOH in a number of Districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health centres and District hospitals in Adjuman, Koboko, Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo.

Data clerks (2 Posts)

Role definition: To collect, sort, code, keyboard entry of data and secure storage of data forms processed in line with the Baylor Uganda's records and data management guidelines Key result areas:
1. Develop daily/monthly and quarterly automated lists of patients' information as requested by the different Medical care& psychosocial support Units in line with the M&E procedures.
2. Post patients medical and psychosocial oriented data from their files into the patients' data base on a daily basis in line with data management guidelines
3. Maintain a record of updated Databases, through data cleaning (Client Registry and MIS), running queries, error detection, and back- up, in line with administrative and departmental guidelines.

4. Receive and register newly refered/linked patients on every clinic day
, assign each a distinctive clinic number, make and updating appointments in line with clinic flow guidelines and data management guidelines
5. Generate and distribute to all clinicians a list for every clinic day expected patients before the clinic commences and produce a missed visit report on every clinic day by 4pm to be submitted to the Home health officer in line with data management guidelines
6. Provide support in tracking patients' files especially ones without clinic exercise books and retrieve any information required by the key stakeholders in line with data management guidelines
7. Generate a monthly report for all patient's clinic attendances, unscheduled , scheduled , new patients and studies in accordance with the clinic's set reporting standards in line with data management guidelines

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) Certificate in IT, Computer Science, Information Management, Data Management plus certificates in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Database Management. (2) At least 2 years of experience in data collection and analysis; with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives (4) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative. (5) Knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Jobs at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation- Career Vacancy

Job Title: Assistant Facilities Engineer (1 Post)

BACKGROUND: The Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor - Uganda has three operational areas; HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, Health professional training and clinical research.

Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the MOH in a number of Districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health centres and District hospitals in Adjuman, Koboko, Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo.

Assistant Facilities Engineer (1 Post)

Role definition: To provide support in the maintenance of facilities according to the Ministry of Works standards and healthy, safe, acceptable, and clean working environment
Key result areas:
1. Draft architectural designs for Baylor Uganda supported health
centers in line with the Ministry of Works standards.
2. Supervise and monitor suppliers, outsourced contractors/ consultants work carried out at Baylor Uganda supported health centers in line with the given program objectives and Ministry of Works standards.
3. Plan and carry out periodic renovations of infrastructure and monitor the implementation of schedule for general cleaning of buildings and roads in Baylor Uganda in line with departmental objectives
4. Carry out both preventive and routine maintenance on all electro-mechanical systems line with departmental objectives
5. Monitor and repair faulty plumbing and sewerage systems in line with departmental guidelines
6. Monitor and repair the door fittings, lighting fixtures, table furniture and seating furniture frequently at the COE in line with facility maintenance guidelines
7. Re- design and install the water network systems for the main water supply in line with the departmental mission
8. Develop bills of quantities for civil and electrical works in line with the departmental mission

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) a diploma in Civil engineering, with certificates in electrical and plumbing and a member of a professional body (2) 5 years of experience in: building & infrastructure systems, tools, equipment maintenance & repair, plumbing, repairing electro¬mechanical systems and in managing/ supervising Contractors (3) have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, with highly developed technical drawing skills, negotiation skills, analytical skills (4) basic knowledge of the law relating to health and safety

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Driver Jobs in Uganda at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Job Title: Driver

BACKGROUND: The Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor - Uganda has three operational areas; HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, Health professional training and clinical research.
Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the MOH in a number of Districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health centres and District hospitals in Adjuman, Koboko, Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo.
Driver (2 Posts)
Role definition: Carry out the operational and preventive maintenance of BAYLOR vehicles for administrative and operational functions to facilitate delivery of services to Baylor Customers in line with the departmental mission
Key result areas:
1. Maintain vehicles under ones- responsibility in, road worthy vehicle in good mechanical condition to reduce on the rate of tear and ware (corrosion) for an effective length of servile in line with Baylor and National requirements
2. Transport staff and authorized person(s) to a required destination and back in accordance with the Baylor Uganda SOPs and the Road Safety Act. '
3. Operate and park vehicles with maximum security of supplies to minimize losses and damage to Baylor property while in transit according to the Traffic regulations and the Baylor Uganda packing policy.
4. Account for funds spent on driving operations and Maintaining trip movement records in line with Baylor Accounting procedures
5. Maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle and the image of Baylor to the public in line with the organizational requirements and the National Road Safety Guidelines

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; (1) An 0 level certificate and a valid driving permit, a basic administrative & transport management COURSE and Defensive driving training with 5 years working experience (2) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, with office organizational skills

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Jobs in Uganda at FHI360- Project Management

Job Title: Project Director

FHI360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence- based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve- improving lives tor millions. We seek qualified candidates for the following positions based in Kampala, Uganda.
Project Director
Key Responsibilities:
• Provide overall leadership management and general technical direction to a 5-year, USAID-funded integrated nutrition and agricultural livelihoods contract in Uganda;
• Ensure an integrated vision among different components and individuals, with a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract;
• Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, suggesting appropriate program adjustments as necessary;
• Act as the key liaison between USAID/Uganda and all other counterparts, implementing partners and Government of Uganda officials involved with the program;
• Use coordination skills, broad general and technical knowledge, and experience in developing countries, while ensuring coherence and consistency despite urgent deadlines.

Job requirement

Key Requirements:
• BS/BA and 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs or MS/MA in International Development, livestock, agriculture, economics and 7-9 years relevant experience or PhD/MD or equivalent degree and 5-7 years relevant experience;
• Ten (10) years or more of progressively responsible international work experience implementing multisectoral development programs with demonstrated strong management and coordinating skills;
• Five (5) years or more of management experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff and assembling teams working on multi-faceted international development programs.
• Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in agriculture is also required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender- related constraints in either the agriculture or nutrition sector;
• Overseas field experience required.

How to apply

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360's Career Center at www.FHI360.org/careereenter or send your CV and cover letter to the following: Uganda-info@fhi.org ormail hard copies to FHI/Uganda; Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O.Box 5768, Kampala. Please submit CV/resume, cover letter, and specify source in your application. AA/FOE/M/FA//D

Jobs at South African Airways

Job Title: Financial Officer (1 position)

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for appointment of the following vacant position: -

Job requirement

Key Requirements and Experience:
• A 3 year degree in Accounting or Equivalent SAP R3 experience
• 2- 3 years working experience in an Accounting background Airline background an added advantage
• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to work under pressure and achieve stringent month end deadlines
• Good organizational and communication skills
• Ability to liaise with internal/external customers
• Reliable, trustworthy and a team player
• Initiative
• Problem solving and decision making abilities

How to apply

Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit a hand written application letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents, recommendation letter from previous employer as well as recommendation letters from three (3) referees, with their contact details. Applications must be hand delivered to; South African Airways Office, Plot 1, Pilkington Road, Workers House, Suite 14, Ground Floor not later than Monday 3rd October 2011.

Please note that only short-listed applications will be contacted.

Catholic Relief Services Jobs in Uganda- Vacancy

Job Title- Senior Nutrition Specialist
Location: Uganda (based in Kampala, with extensive travel within the country)
CRS is seeking a team player and experienced Senior Program Manager with strong technical expertise in nutrition and a proven record managing nutrition programs to manage the day-to-day implementation of nutrition activities for a large-scale USAID food security and nutrition program. Ugandan citizens are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities:
• The Program Director will be responsible for managing day-to-day implementation of nutrition activities for an integrated livelihoods and nutrition program, including overseeing: program implementation and finance management.
• Managing, supervising, providing ongoing technical support and leadership to nutrition staff located in twelve districts across the country.
• Leading project team in the development of household and community-level strategies for improving household nutritional status, including through behavior change, awareness-raising, and other techniques.
• Working through, and in close collaboration with government programs at the national, district and community level
• Working closely with partners and program staff to ensure project targets are achieved and exceeded
• Ensuring that the program is implemented according to design, quality standards and schedule
• Working closely with project Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, and M&E staff to identify unforeseen challenges to program implementation and progress as they arise and adapt interventions accordingly.
• Producing timely, informative project reports, capturing project highlights and challenges
• Monitoring and managing expenses for the project on a monthly basis, ensuring adherence to budgets and compliance with donor requirements

Job requirement

Qualifications:
• Masters degree in Nutrition, Public Health or related field.
• 8+ years working on applied nutrition issues including household-level consumption
• 3 years program management experience
• 2-3 years training experience
• Familiarity with and connections to entities working on nutrition in Uganda (e.g., Ministry of Health, Makerere University, Regional Center for Quality in Healthcare, GINA Project)
• Expertise in behavior change issues related to nutrition
• Experience working in and building partnerships
• Experience in building the capacity of local organizations
• Proven ability to effectively manage people and build teams; able to build capacity in others

How to apply

Please note that hire is contingent upon CRS being awarded the contract by USAID, and the candidate being accepted by the donor. Please submit a CV, cover letter, and three work references (names and contact information only) to ReliefUgJobs@gmail.com no later than October 3, 2011. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, so it is to your advantage to apply early.
Only candidates meeting all the above qualifications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

WaterAid Jobs in Uganda- Career Vacancy

Job Title: Senior Programme Coordinator -Policy & Advocacy

WaterAid in Uganda (WAU) is looking for an experienced, dynamic and innovative Senior Programme Coordinator - Policy and Advocacy. You will be responsible for providing first hand policy analysis on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and how these relate to other human development issues in order to enhance the influencing capacity of WAU in Uganda's WASH sector. You will lead in analysis of both government and donor policies and assess how they impact on sustainable and equitable delivery of WASH services. This will identify the policy agenda of WaterAid in Uganda's influencing work at national and international levels

Job requirement

Experience: At least 6 years demonstrated working experience in policy analysis, advocacy and campaigns in the development field with any reputable national or international agency.

Education: Minimum Degree in Social Sciences/Development predisposition, an advanced degree in Sociology, Economics, Social Statistics with a strong development bias. For further information on this job vacancy, please visit www.wateraid.org/iobs

How to apply

How to apply: send application, cover letter and CV (4pages maximum) explaining how you will meet this challenge.
The Head of Administration and Human Resources
WaterAid in Uganda, Plot 90,'kuthuli Avenue, Bugolobi, P.O. Box 11759, Kampala. Email: wauqanda@wateraid.org Closing date: 5:00pm September 30th 2011.
Interviews commence: October 17th 2011
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer.

Creative Associates Job in Uganda

Job Title: Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Education Advisor

Creative Associates is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. We are seeking a Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Education Advisor for an upcoming USAID project in Uganda. The Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Education Advisor will be responsible for all program activities associated with strengthening cross- sector coordination of school-based efforts by USAID, the Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) and health and education implementing partners to improve teachers' and students' HIV/AIDS knowledge and skills within targeted schools and districts.

The Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Education Advisor will work with USAID's district-based HIV/AIDS and health implementing partners to deepen impact of USAID's programming in the following areas: (1) teacher/student HIV/AIDS and health knowledge and skills; (2) Guidance and Counseling, (3) support to OVCs and teachers/students affected by HIV/AIDS, (4) referral systems to prevention, care, treatment and social support services, and (4) district-level and community-level strategic engagement in supporting effective HIV/AIDS education and prevention.

The Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Advisor will provide technical support to and manage all aspects of the HIV/AIDS and Health Education component of the project; Provide strategies on how to improve cross-sector coordination between MOES, PEPFAR and other actors in HIV/AIDS and health education within target districts; Support the development of MOES- led national and district-led strategic frameworks for cross-sector coordination of HIV/AIDS and health education; Identify and pursue opportunities for integrated and/or coordinated programming, especially in addressing the needs of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs).

Job requirement

The Senior Health Advisor would ideally hold a degree in health and/or a social science with a minimum of 5 years related public health education experience of HIV/AIDS education in program, technical and training support, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Experience working on USAID projects and PEPFAR funding; Experience providing technical assistance in health and/or HIV/AIDS to a range of partners, including NGOs and CBOs, from the national through local levels.

How to apply

Please apply online at http://www.creativeassociatesinternational.com
Please submit all electronic submissions by 10/15/11. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. If you experience any technical difficulties during the application process, please send an email to RMS@creativedc.com Creative Associates International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/V/D

Chemonics International Jobs in Uganda

Chemonics International, an international development consulting firm, seeks nutrition, agriculture, and management professionals for a potential 5-year program designed to reduce poverty by enabling vulnerable households to improve nutrition and achieve sustainable food and livelihood security through integrated nutrition and agriculture interventions at the community and household level. All long-term positions will be based in Uganda. Positions are subject to project award.

Senior and Mid-level Positions:
• Chief of Party
• Deputy Chief of Party
• Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
• Finance/Grants Manager
• Accountant

Additional Long- and Short-Term Specialists in the Following Areas:

• Gender
• Maternal and Child Health Nutrition
• Livelihood Development
• Agriculture & Food Security
• Community Mobilization
• Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene
• Food Safety
• Value Chain Development
• Behavior Change Communication
• Grants Management
• Farm Management/Technology

Job requirement

Qualifications:
♦ Advance degree in field relevant to the position to which applying
♦ 10 years experience for senior level positions
♦ 5 to 9 years experience for mid-level positions
♦ Prior USAID project experience a plus
♦ Excellent written and oral communication skills
♦ English language proficiency required

How to apply

Send electronic submissions to UaandaCC@chemonics.com by Friday, September 30, 2011. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references. Please write the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please.
Finalists will be contacted

Jobs at NITA-U- Web Solutions Architect

Job Title: Web Solutions Architect

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

1. JOB TITLE: WEB SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT

DIRECTORATE: E-GOVERNMENT SERVICES
DEPARTMENT: APPLICATION SOLUTIONS
Job Role: Coordinate and provide technical oversight in the development of eGovernment portal and other Government websites.

Reports to: Manager, Application Solutions Department

Key Results Area
i. Plan and develop e-Government portal architecture;
ii. Responsible for maintaining the e-Government portal content and coordination of other Government content/information managers;
iii. Coordinate the implementation of Government web standards and web development efforts;
iv. Identity and document Government services that can be provided online (i.e. G2C, G2G, G2B, G2E);
v. Develop and implement web security and risk management strategy;
vi. Develop an award strategy for Government websites.
vii. Responsible for monitoring and publishing website statistics.
viii. Implementing test plans, migration plans & delivery plans
ix. Develop Government-wide intranet services;
x. Deliver project responsibilities in line with project plan derived by the Project Management office (PMO).
xi. Perform any other duties, which may be assigned from time to time

Critical Output
i. e-Government portal architecture developed;
ii. Government services that can be provided online (i.e. G2C, G2G, G2B, G2E) documented;
iii. E-Government portal developed and maintained.


Job requirement

Qualifications
i. A honours Bachelors degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering or its equivalent
ii. A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline would be an added advantage
iii. Professional/ Industry IT Certification such as ITIL, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, OCA, etc. is desirable.

Skills/Competencies
i. Hands-on development and delivery of web-based applications;
ii. Proficiency with content management systems and web databases;
iii. Basic project management skills
iv. Soft skills like management, leadership, communication, writing, presentation, listening skills, effective organizational and customer service skills;

Experience
i. Working experience in developing portals/websites using proprietary and open source tools for multiple platforms;
ii. Experience in graphic design applications and Macromedia Flash
iii. At least three years of relevant working experience in reputable organization.

How to apply

3. EMPLOYMENT TERMS

As a responsible and equal opportunity employer, NITA-U is committed to providing competitive employment terms, rich career development opportunities and a healthy working environment to deserving professionals with the right qualifications, skills, competencies and experiences.

4. APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested individuals who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited and encouraged to submit their job application package including: - a NITA- U application form (to be downloaded from the website), a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae specifying day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees and copies of certificates and testimonials,. The deadline for applications is 07th October 2011 at 5 pm to:

The Executive Director,

National Information Technology

Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Statistics House, Plot 9 Colville Str.

P.O. Box 7817;

Kampala,

UGANDA

Tel: 0417 801 048

Manager, Architecture, Standards and Certification Job in Uganda

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacancies in the National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U).

Job Title. Manager, Architecture, Standards and Certification


DIRECTORATE: PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: ARCHITECTURE, STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION

Job Role:
To formulate, enforce and monitor the implementation of national architecture blueprints, standards, certification and provide guidance for quality IT services including risk management & contingency planning

Reports to: DIRECTOR PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Key Results Area
• To development, Implement and Maintain an Architecture Blueprint for Government ;
• To develop, implement and maintain a framework, model, process and tools for the development of National IT Standards, Procedures and Guidelines for all IT service delivery domains;
• To build, implement and maintain a framework, model, tools and a process to certify all IT service delivery domains across the Public Sector.

Job requirement

Qualifications
• A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Telecommunications Engineering or a closely related field;
• Professional/ Industry IT Standards Certification/Accreditations such as ISO/IEC, ITU-T, SOXCPA, etc.
• Professional/ Industry IT Certification such as ITIL, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, OCA, etc.
• A Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Engineering or a closely related field is an added advantage;


Experience
• Five years’ experience working in Information Technology in a reputable Public or Private Organization, three years of which should be at Supervisory level;

How to apply

3. EMPLOYMENT TERMS

As a responsible and equal opportunity employer, NITA-U is committed to providing competitive employment terms, rich career development opportunities and a healthy working environment to deserving professionals with the right qualifications, skills, competencies and experiences.

4. APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested individuals who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited and encouraged to submit their job application package including: - a NITA- U application form (to be downloaded from the website), a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae specifying day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees and copies of certificates and testimonials,. The deadline for applications is 07th October 2011 at 5 pm to:

The Executive Director,

National Information Technology

Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Statistics House, Plot 9 Colville Str.

P.O. Box 7817;

Kampala,

UGANDA

Tel: 0417 801 048

Deputy Director Job in Uganda at fhi360

Job Title: Deputy Director

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide day to day management and general technical support to a 5-year, USAID funded integrated nutrition and agricultural livelihoods contract
  • Support an integrated vision among different components and individuals, focusing on achieving the results defined in the contract
  • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, suggesting appropriate program adjustments as needed.
Key Requirements:
  • BS/BA in international development, agriculture, economics, public health and 7-9 years experience with international development programs
How to Apply:
Interested Candidates may apply to:
FHI/Uganda;
Plot 15 Kitante Close,
P.O.Box 5768, Kampala.

Deadline: 5th October 2011

Senior Technical Officer Job in Uganda at fhi360

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead collaborating, learning and adopting activities for the community Connecter.
• Make operational decisions and manage various components of the monitoring and evaluation program
• Oversee data collection efforts and ensure both the PMP and reporting results meet the requirement of feed the future initiative
• Lead a system for continuous communication with the two established external evaluation partners.


Key Requirements:
• BS/BA in Business Administration or related field and 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs
• Oversees field experience and specialized training in M&E required
• At least 5 years experience.


How to Apply:
Interested Candidates may apply to:
FHI/Uganda;
Plot 15 Kitante Close,
P.O.Box 5768, Kampala.

Deadline: 5th October 2011

Sales and Distribution Manager Job at Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd

Job Title: Sales and Distribution Manager
Duty Station: Product Facility, UHMG Ware House
Reports to: Director Product Facility
supervises: Sales and Distribution Officers

Job Summary:
The primary responsibility of this position is to market products under the DFID-funded project, and ensure smooth distribution to the districts, while ensuring achievement of sales distribution and collection targets of the product Facility.

This position requires a highly skilled person who has capacity in sales and distribution f health-care products. The person should be result oriented, and have strong conceptual and analytical skills. The position requires a flexible and resilient person, willing to work for extended hours.

Essential Job Functions:
The Sales and Distribution Manager will be specially responsible for the following tasks:-
  • Supervise and coordinate the sales and marketing team and ensure the achievement of monthly of monthly value sales and collection and monthly product wise volume.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly performance reviews of each sales team member against planned targets and provide performance feedback and revised implementation plans to the PF Director.
  • Analyze weekly market data/ reports obtained from sales team, and provide weekly feed back and revised implementation plans to the PF director
  • Prepare and submit monthly report to PF Director as per the report format provided.
  • Develop and implement a monthly field visits plan to work with sales and distribution Officers.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree/ Diploma in Marketing & Business Administration.
  • Experience in selling pharmaceutical products and other allied health care products is a must.
  • Additional qualification in any of the health sciences will be an added advantage.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of basic programs.
  • 1-5 years experience managing sales and distribution of health care products in a medium sized organization.
  • Robust understanding of pharmaceutical products and other allied health care products.
  • Possess excellent communication, advocacy, negotiation, interpersonal analytical and result oriented skills
How to Apply:
Send or deliver your CV, copies of Certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the 'top left hand side of the envelop' to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd(UHMG),
Plot 20-21, 27-28, martyrs Crescent, Ntinda,

Application Deadline: 4th October 2011 at 4.30pm

Logistics & Procurement Manager Job at Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG)

Job Title: Logistics & Procurement Manager
Reports to: Director Product Facility

Job Summary:
The primary responsibility of this position is to manage the procurement function of DFID-funded project, and serves as the technical procurement person for all UHMG PF product and stocks procurement

Essential Job Functions:
The Logistics and Procurement Manager will be specially responsible for the following tasks.
  • Prepare all documentation including PFI, LPOs, and contracts with supplier of FP products
  • Place orders based on the product facility requirement with the suppliers including products, equipment, sundries and stationary
  • Source products efficiently both local and internationally by finding the market selling prices so that optimal profits are realized for the organization
  • Ensure that customer requirements ( if not in stock) are procured on time for onward delivery to beneficiaries.
  • Follow up with suppliers on all shipments locally and internationally to ensure timely delivery procurement and delivery of required products.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in studies relevant to Procurement or Finance.
  • Post graduate qualification in a related field,and professional qualification in CIPS, or CPA will be an advantage.
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in logistics and procurement management as well as in soft ware packages is a must.
  • At least 4 years work experience in Logistics and Procurement Management, in a private sector or development organization.
  • Robust understanding of logistics and procurement management.
  • Must have good customer development and negotiation skills.
How to Apply:
Send or deliver your CV, copies of Certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the 'top left hand side of the envelop' to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd(UHMG),
Plot 20-21, 27-28, martyrs Crescent, Ntinda,

Application Deadline: 4th October 2011 at 4.30pm

Quantity Surveyor Job in Uganda at National Housing and Constuction Company Ltd

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Reports to: Project Development Manager
Responsible: None
Department: Operations
Section: Project Development

Job Purpose: To provide data and information for the formulation of proposals for new projects and give support in monitoring the activities at sites in order to ensure agreed costs are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepares bills of quantities as part of input for tenders
  • Ensures value for money in the execution of construction projects
  • Responsible for cost control planning and for actual cost controls during building implementation
  • Regularly visits building sites in order to monitor the activities of the sub contractors and suppliers with a view to avoiding any cost escalation
Minimum Qualification:
  • Bachelor Degree in Building Economics
  • A professional practicing certificate.
Experience:
Five (5) years continuous experience as a practicing quantity Surveyor in a busy profit oriented construction company or in a reputable professional firm of Quantity Surveyors.

Person Attributes:
  • Integrity
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical thinking and judgment
  • Good interpersonal skills / team player
  • Results Oriented
How to Apply:
Applications accompanied by detailed CV, copies of testimonials and three professional referees should be addressed to;

The Chief Human Resource Officer,
plot 5, 7th Street Industrial Area,
P.O.Box 659, Kampala Uganda.

Deadline: 4th October, 2011 by 4.00p.m

Construction Manager Job in Uganda at National Housing and Construction Company Ltd

Job Title: Construction Manager
Reports to: Chief Operations Officer
Responsible for: Project Engineers, and other Engineering staff
Department: Operations
Section: Construction

Job Purpose:
To lead the Company in the execution of building and civil engineering projects undertaken by the company.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leads construction Unit in preparing programs, delivery schedules and reviews budgets for all building and civil engineering projects.
  • Directs and Controls the activities of the construction unit to ensure that every project adheres to stipulated parameters and that planned profit margins are met
  • Lead in the development of production related strategic business units, prepare business cases, contribute to feasibility studies and guide in set up .
  • Responds to architect's and clients queries on projects being undertaken
  • Reviews certificates prepared for payments to sub contractors.
Minimum Qualification:
  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and a postgraduate diploma in business studies.
  • Management training and/ or exposure
  • Registered Engineer.
Experience:
a minimum of seven (7) years experience in a construction and/ or Civil engineering role with a minimum of 3 years exposure in management, supervising staff with diverse disciplines and negotiation with contractors and clients.

Personal Attributes:
  • Integrity
  • Leadership Skills
  • Business Skills
  • Team player
  • Negotiation skills
How to Apply:
Applications accompanied by detailed CV, copies of testimonials and three professional referees should be addressed to;

The Chief Human Resource Officer,
plot 5, 7th Street Industrial Area,
P.O.Box 659, Kampala Uganda.

Deadline: 4th October, 2011 by 4.00p.m

Writer Job in a Media Company- Very Good Salary

Job Title: Writer

Salary: 400,000 during probation, 800,000 after Probation  (Negotiable depending on Experience and Expertise)

Job Purpose:
To seek out Interesting Stories and bring them to the public as quickly as possible. This covers a number of wide and varied topics including News, Relationships, Featured Stories, Educational and Entertainment.

Job Description

  • selecting subject matter based on personal or public interest, or commissioned by a publisher or agent;
  • developing the technical skills of writing and maintaining originality;
  • using literary skills to develop themes and storylines, while making characters and plots believable;
  • undertaking research, including plot-lines, places, themes and characters;
  • verifying the factual content of written work;
  • conducting interviews with people either face to face, over the telephone or by email;
  • submitting material for publication in the required and expected format;
  • exercising self-discipline and time management to organise writing in conjunction with developing financial management/self-employment skills;
  • being prepared to rewrite and revise work (often several times) following feedback;

Qualifications
Should have a degree or Diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication, or Literature
Experience in Writing is an added Advantage
Must have good knowledge of Microsoft Word

Skills and personal qualities

The Writer  must have:
  • an inquiring mind
  • excellent written English and a concise writing style
  • high standards of accuracy
  • the ability to produce good work under pressure
  • a thick skin, to handle rejection
  • persistence and stamina
  • quick understanding - journalists often have to write with authority on unfamiliar subjects
  • a knowledge of the law as it affects journalism.
  • Must be computer literate with good typing speed 

How To Apply
Send you application letter to andrewsegawa@gtr-consult.com Not later than Friday 30th September  2011.

Please Note: You should only apply if you are willing to stay in Mukono





Procurement Support Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Procurement Support Officer
Reports to: Manager-Finance and Administration

Purpose: To coordinate and manage the procurement of goods, works and services of the organization

Duties:
  • Provide framework and guidelines for policies and procedures on procurement for use by Local Governments in accordance with Government and donor regulation and guidelines
  • Monitor implementation of procurement guidelines to ensure adherence so as to facilitate approval of sample contracts
  • Assure the provision of technical back-up and support the procurement units at local government levels
Personal Specifications
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Procurement and Logistics management, B.com, BBA, BA/BSC Econ, Production and Supply Chain Management, Public Administration plus Supply Chain Management , public Administration plus at least level iv of CIPS.
  • Masters degree in related field will be added advantage
Experience:
At least 5 years relevant experience 3 of which must have been at a senior level with increasing responsibility demonstrated in the management of complex procurement of goods and services.

Competence:
  • Management of the organization environment
  • Strategic thinking
  • High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Knowledge, management, ethics and probity.
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CV, recent passport size photograph, names & Addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30 a.m-5.00p.m to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, OfficeB

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Finance Officer Vacancy at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Finance Officer
Reports to: Manager Finance and Administration
Purpose: Responsible for the overall financial and accounting functions of the organization

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Initiating financial policies, systems and procedures including those for district and sub county budgeting and accounts
  • Directing, controlling and coordinating routine and non-routine accounting matters
  • Interpreting financial policies
  • Ensuring efficient budget and budgetary controls controls and all accounting methods of the organization
  • Ensuring proper financial returns
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisors
Personal Specifications
Qualifications:
  • BBA/ Bcom/BSc- Accounting
  • At least level 111 of Professional Accounting Cource
  • Masters degree in relevant field
Experience:
At least 5 years experience 3 of which should have been at a senior level with increasing responsibility demonstrated in the management of government and donor funds in the public and or private sector.

Competence:
  • Management of the organization environment
  • Strategic thinking
  • High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Knowledge, management, ethics and probity.
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CV, recent passport size photograph, names & Addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30 a.m-5.00p.m to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, OfficeB

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Human Resource Assistant Vacancy in Uganda at Infectious Diseases Insititute

Job Title: Human Resource Assistant

Main purpose of the role:
The Human Resource Assistant will provide HR Support services to the Project Staff and general administrative support for the performance of several HR functions:

Principal Accountabilities and duties:
  • Provision of HR support to the project staff and the entire project management team in policy adherence and implementation
  • Act as the main point of contact between the HR office and staff
  • Conduct new hire orientation of project staff
  • Maintain and ensure good employee relations
  • Arrange logistics for all in-house staff training courses
  • Maintain and update HR files- including personnel files and the HR database.
  • Employ Counseling and guidance on various HR aspects
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration with specialization in Human Resource Management, Public Administration Industrial and Organizational psychology or
  • Up to 2 years of experience in a similar position
Other Requirements:
  • Knowledge and ability of coordinating staff training activities
  • Some knowledge of current labor laws and best practices
  • Knowledge of local employment contractual practice
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Ms. Office and Navision software.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • ability to interact and communicate
  • ability to follow established policies and procedures
How to Apply:
Qualified and interested candidates may send their applications with detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O.Box 22418, Kampala.

Deadline Monday, September 26th 2011.

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

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for providing accounting support to the STRIDES for Family Health Project, ensuring that all financial activities of the project are conducted in accordance with MsH financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure that financial transactions are accurately recorded, bank reconciliations are done and all staff advances are paid and reconciled on time.
  • Responsible for producing regular Regional Office Financial reports
  • Assist in preparing budgets and cash flow forecasts for the Regional Office
  • Safe guard of MSH assets against fraud, loss or damage.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in Accounting from a recognized University
  • 3 years of demonstrated financial and administrative experience in large or international organizations
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • a firm understanding of Accounting and financial management principles, ability to create and monitor budgets
  • Experience in management of motorcycles
  • Excellent interpersonal skill, ability to multi task and work independently, and pays attention to details.
  • Knowledge of USAiD regulations preferred.
How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner-MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.O.Box 71419, Kampala

Deadline: 30th September 2011

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Uganda at MSH (Management Sciences for Health)

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer:

Overall Responsibilities:
  • The M&E Officer will perform a range of M&E support functions which are critical to the smooth running of STRIDES performance based contracts (PBC) and nutrition monitoring system including the establishment and implementation of all nutrition M&E system.
  • S/he will participate in the data verification exercises and support M&E capacity building efforts for STRIDES sub-contractors
  • Participate in the review of reports submitted by the contractors to ensure consistancy with the approved reporting formats and PMPS
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a degree in social Sciences, development studies, public health or other relevant field.
  • At least 2 years of experience in monitoring, data processing and data analysis
  • knowledge, skills and experience in key M&E standard tools such as PMPS
  • Knowledge and experience in working with civil society organizations and districts/ government
  • High level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills including report writing and analytical skills
How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner-MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.O.Box 71419, Kampala

Deadline: 30th September 2011

Accountant Job in Uganda at MSH ( Management Sciences for Health)

Job Title: Accountant

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Provides accounting support to the SURE Project
  • Ensures that all financial activities are conducted in accordance with USAID and MSH financial policies and procedures
  • Safeguards the assets of MSH against fraud, loss or damage
  • Ensures that all accounting and financial records are made in accordance with the Generally accepted Accounting Principles and MSH policies and Regulations.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in Accounting from a recognized University
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in large international or Organizations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, and in QuickBooks Accounting packages preferred.
How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner-MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.O.Box 71419

Deadline: September 30th 2011

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Job in Uganda at MSH ( Management Sciences for Health)

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Works with the Chief of Party (CoP) and the Technical Advisers to ensure that the appropriate program implementation, performance management plans (PMP), and program indicators are developed and implemented.
  • responsible for the annual planning planning process, and monitoring of performance and achievement to ensure that the approved work plan is adhered to.
  • supports the ministry of Health and other relevant stake holders to establish adequate national supply chain indicators and works with the program district computerization Coordinator to ensure that developed information system tools adequately capture these indicators
  • Oversees the analysis, interpretation and tracking of all program data.
  • Capture lessons learned and best practices, documentation and dissemination of information, assists developing presentations, abstracts, articles, etc.
Qualification:
  • Master's degree in Public Health, demography, Statistics or related field or five years of equivalent experience in monitoring and Evaluation
  • Experience in evaluation design, development of indicators and data analysis with proven record in monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in development of performance Monitoring Plans
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with USAID M&E procedures and practices and logistic and supply chain management indicators
  • Familiarity with supply chain concepts and pharmaceutical/logistic indicators.
  • excellent communication and presentation skills.
How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner-MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.O.Box 71419

Deadline: September 30th 2011

National Project Manager Job at WFF Uganda.

Job Title: National Project Manager

Major functions:
Reporting to the country office conservation Manager, the National Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to day managerial and administrative functions of the project.

Required Qualification:
Education
Masters Degree or Equivalent in forestry, natural Resource Management or environmental management

Experience:
  • A minimum of 6 years work experience in the management of projects in the field of natural resources management and sustainable development.
  • Demonstrate experience in working with partners or multi-stakeholders group at all levels, from Government ministries Local governments down to communities.
  • Clear understanding of natural resource management policies and local government political structures.
Skills and abilities:
  • Proven leadership and team building and management skills
  • A working knowledge of financial management, especially at the project level
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to network, develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels, internally and with local communities, local governments and CSOs;
  • Adaptability and flexibility; able to take initiatives and prioritize among competing demands.
How to Apply:
Candidates meeting the required qualifications, skills and experience should send a letter of application and a detailed CV, telephone contacts and addresses of at least 3 referees o the Country director, WWF Uganda Country Office, P.O.Box 8758, Kampala.

Deadline 30th September 2011

Sales Representatives Vacancy in Uganda at VERO Food Industries Limited.

Job Title: Sales Representatives (6)
Remuneration: A retainer and commission-based on sales

Job Functions:
  • Establish and maintain current current and potential client relationships.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns and follow-up on collection of payment
Qualification and Skills:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent or equivalent with 2 years hands on experience in direct selling
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with professional appearance.
How to Apply:
Submit an application letter, CV and all relevant documents to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Vero Food Industries Ltd.
Plot 991 Namanve Industrial Area
P.O. Box 36443, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 5.00pm on Monday 26/09/2011

Finance Manager Job in Uganda at VERO Food Industries Limited.

Job Title: Finance Manager
Reports to: General Manager and finance director
Supervises: Team of Accountants & Inventory Manager

Role Purpose:
Establishment and ownership of financial management and business analysis for Vero foods. Takes operational responsibility for the department's output, people management and skills development

Functions:
Planning, Management, Reporting & supply chain management
  • Draft the financial modeling process to facilitate the continuous assessment of business forecasts and performance for short term and long time periods.
  • Inform of key key strategic decisions by generating exceptional financial reporting, dependable financial risk analysis and financial standards compliance analysis.
  • Manage relations and negotiations with key financial partners
  • Timely submission of periodic financial statements, profit and loss accounts, budgets etc.
Person Specifications:
  • Honors degree in Commerce, BBA or equivalent and post graduate qualification in financial management is added advantage.
  • Professional finance/ Accounting qualification e.g CIMA, ACCA.
  • Experience of financial responsibility for a company budget, production of management accounts, accounting for value addition operations and external liaison with auditors.
How to Apply:
Submit an application letter, CV and all relevant documents to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Vero Food Industries Ltd.
Plot 991 Namanve Industrial Area
P.O. Box 36443, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 5.00pm on Monday 26/09/2011

Manager Finance and Administration Job at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) in Uganda

Job Title: Manager Finance and Administration
Reports to: Finance Officer, Administration Officer, Procurement Support Officer,

Job Purpose:
Responsible for the routine physical, Human and Financial Management of the organization activities, in charge of smooth flow and prompt accounting of use of funds, equipment and personel.

Key Functions:
  • Develop, adhere to and review financial and administrative guidelines and procedures for NAADS implementation
  • Manage NAADS recurrent and development budgets
  • Prepare and submit required financial reports to relevant authorities
  • Account for all NAADS resources
  • Provide and maintain all NAADS assets including office accommodation, facilities logistics and motor vehicles
  • Manage NAADS Secretariat payroll
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce- Finance or B/Public Finance
  • Full membership to a professional body CIPs, ACCA or CPA
  • Master degree in the relevant field
Experience:
At least7 years relevant experience 3 of which must have been at head of department level with increasing seniority and responsibility demonstrated in the planning management administration development projects in the public and or private sector.

Competence:

* Management of the organization environment
* Strategic thinking
* High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
* Leadership and team work
* Accountability.

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Officer( 2 posts)
Job Purpose:
coordinate and support overall planning and budgeting for the NAADS organization and develop project proposals to enable it attract the rquired resources to effectively deliver on its mandated functions

Key Functions:
  • Prepare strategic plans, master budget and guidelines to guide the NAADS Secretariat on the priority actions and resource allocation
  • Support local Governments and other stakeholders to undertake effective programming
  • Develop and disseminate Technical standards and guidelines for NAADS implementation
  • Plan and implement periodic technical audits of the NAADS activities at all levels of implementation.
Person Specifications
Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Statistics, BSc Econ, B/Agric Econ;
Masters in Planning and monitoring, public policy and planning.
Postgraduate qualification in Project Planning and Management

Experience:
At least 5 years relevant experience, 3 of which must have been at Senior Officer level, with increasing responsibilities demonstrated in the planning management administration of agricultural or rural development projects in public sector, perfomance monitoring and financing

Competence:

* Management of the organization environment
* Strategic thinking
* High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
* Leadership and team work
* Accountability.

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Manager Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Job at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Uganda

Job Title: Manager Planning Monitoring and Evaluation
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Supervise Regional NAADS Coordinators and planning, monitoring & Evaluation Officers

Job Purpose:
Supervise planning, monitoring, and evaluation activities of the organization. Coordinates semi and annual reviews of the performance of the organization

Key Functions:
  • Formulate and review strategies, targets, plans, budgets and guidelines for the organization
  • Develop M&E systems for the NAADS implementation at all levels
  • Provide technical guidance on the development of technical standards and guidance for NAADS implementation
  • Develop and maintain data base for NAADS organization implementation
Person Specifications:
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Statistics
  • Masters in a related field and PhD degree
  • Postgraduate qualification in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
Experience:
At least 7 years relevant experience, 3 of which must have been at head of department level, with increasing seniority and responsibilities demonstrated in the planning management administration of agricultural or rural development projects in the public sector, perfomance monitoring and financing.

Competence:

* Management of the organization environment
* Strategic thinking
* High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
* Leadership and team work
* Accountability.


How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Social Development Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Social Development Officer
Reports to: Technical Services Manager

Job Purpose:
Support and enhance, Advisory Services and Farmer Institutional Development

Key Functions:
  • Build capacity of farmer Institutional Development(FID) promoters;
  • Establish framer group curriculum development
  • Coordinate Farmer institutional Development (FID) activities
  • Develop coordination framework for FID
  • Coordinate, planning, enterprise selection activities between the district and NAADS Secretariat
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Person Specifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in SWASA, Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Social sciences (Rural Economy Option)
  • Master of Sciences in related field will be added advantage.
Experience:
At least 5 years relevant experience

Competence:
  • Management of the organization environment
  • Strategic thinking
  • High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
  • Leadership and team work
  • Accountability.
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Agricultural Advisory Services Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Agricultural Advisory Services Officer
Reports to: Manager Technical Services

Job Purpose
To support farm enterprise productivity and profitability through increased farmer access to improved technologies, quality advice and promotion of value chain development

Key Functions
  • Support and promote participatory planning, enterprise selection and technology development for advisory services and technology development and gender categories including the youth and vulnerable groups.
  • Support procurement of advisory services as well as agriculture advisory service providers' contracts management.
  • Prepare annual work plans, budgets and performance reports for the department prepared and forwarded to Manager Technical Services
  • Promote farmer Institutional Development supported and promoted
Person Specifications:
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Medicine,
  • Master of Sciences in Agriculture Extension, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics.
Experience
At least 5 years relevant experience
Competence
  • Management of the Organization environment
  • Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • High Person integrity and good oral and writing skills.
  • Accountability
  • Knowledge management, ethics and probity.
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Manager Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Manager- technical Services
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Agricultural Advisory Services Officer; and Social development Officer

Job Purpose:
To support farm enterprise productivity and profitability through increased farmer access to improved technologies, quality advice and promotion of value chain development.

Key Functions:
  • Provide technical guidance on participatory planning, enterprise selection and technology development for advisory services and technology.
  • Coordinate and supervise the preparation of annual work plans, budgets and technical guidelines for the department
  • Coordinate and supervise implementation of advisory srevices and technology development activities.
Person Specifications:
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in, Agricultural related Sciences, Agribusiness.
  • A master of sciences in related field plus a PhD degree.
  • Post graduate qualifications in management added added advantage
Experience:
At least 7 years relevant experience, 3 of which, must have been at head of department level, with increasing seniority and responsibilities demonstrated in the planning management administration of agricultural or rural development projects in the public sector, perfomance monitoring and financing.

Competence
  • Management of Organization environment
  • Innovativeness
  • Strategic thinking
  • Leadership and team work
  • High personal integrity and ethics
How to Apply:
Applications with a detailed CV recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contacts should be sent between 8.30a.m-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
rubaga road, Mengo, Office B

Deadline: 3rd October 2011 at 2.00p.m

Information and Communications Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Information and Communications Officer
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Purpose:
Support the executive Director in terms of NAADS relations with the public at large, and specifically meeting the general information needs of stake holders. Assist in the coordination of activities related to assessment of information needs and sources; and the development of a strategy for coalition and managing information and knowledge on NAADS as well as the agricultural sector at large, and making this available to different stakeholders .

Functions:
  • Develop, implement and review information and communication plans, programmes and strategies that support the advancement of the good public relations and market the coorporate image of NAADS.
  • Advice NAADS management on public relations matters.
  • Monitor and analyze media reporting to promote positive media relations
  • Prepare press release, media briefs, and magazines that inform the public on salient and critical issues of the NAADS secretariat.
Person Specifications:
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in mass communication, BA/BSc Marketing, B/com- marketing, SWASA, BA(sociology) plus Masters degree in a related field.
Experience:
At least 5 years experience
Competence:
  • Management of organization environment
  • Planning
  • Coordinating
  • high personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
  • Effective communication
  • Public Relations and customer care
How to Apply:
Applications with a detailed CV recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contacts should be sent between 8.30a.m-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
rubaga road, Mengo, Office B

Deadline: 3rd October 2011 at 2.00p.m

Executive Director Vacancy in Uganda at National Agriculture Advisory Services(NAADS)

Job Title: Executive Director
Reports to: Board of Directors
directly supervises: Manager Advisory services; Manager Planning Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Purpose:
To ensure interpretation, develop strategic plans. Ensure the organization meets the national strategic objectives embedded in the National Development Plan(NDP), in context of the Agricultural Sector Development Strategy and investment Plan to achieve Prosperity for all and food security.

Key Functions:
  • Provide overall management of the organization to achieve its goals and objectives within the NAADS mandate;
  • Mobilize human and capital resources required for the implementation of the NAADS organization
  • Secretary to the board and ensuring that the Board's directives and guidance are incorporated into all organization activities
Personal Specifications:
Qualification:
  • Bachelors Degree in Agricultural related sciences, Rural Development ,
  • Masters in related fields plus and PhD degree
  • A postgraduate qualification in Business management, project planning and management, public Finance or general management added advantage.
Experience:
At least 10 years relevant experience, 3 of which must have been at head of department level,b

Competency.
Technical
  • Innovativeness
  • Management of the organization environment
  • Strategic Thinking.
Behavior
  • High Personal integrity and ethics
  • Leadership and team work
  • Good governance.
How to Apply:
Applications with a detailed CV recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contacts should be sent between 8.30a.m-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
rubaga road, Mengo, Office B

Deadline: 3rd October 2011 at 2.00p.m

Quality Assurance Manager Vacancy in Uganda at UMEME

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
REF No UM/CTO/02/09/11
Reports to : Chief Technical Officer

Job Purpose:
Responsible for developing and maintaining engineering standards, materials specifications, technology research and engineering quality management.

Key Responsibilities;
  • developing and maintaining a materials specifications bank
  • Preparation of tender documents for materials procurement and tender technical evaluation
  • Developing and maintaining engineering standards, drawings, work procedures and work instructions
  • Developing and managing a quality management document control system.
  • Researching and Ensuring that UMEME engineering practice is up to date with latest technology
Required Qualification and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering
a post graduate qualification in business or management will be an added advantage
Qualification in ISO quality assurance standards.
At least 5 years post qualification in a leadership role.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong leadership Skills
  • Team builder and mentor
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Competence in use of compter data management packages, excel, access.
How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this challenging position, please send application together with a detailed CV to the Human Resources Manager UMEME at Lugogo plot 5c 3rd street Industrial Area

Deadline: Friday 30th September 2011

System Operations Manager Job at UMEME

Job Title: System Operations Manager
Ref No UM/CTO/01/09/11
Reports to: Chief Technical Officer

Job Purpose:
to manage the operation of the power system network and SCADA/DMS/GIS infrastructure for UMEME taking into account all aspects of power system control, monitoring and performance evaluation, leadership and power system operations.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the control Center Operations
  • Ensure all network operations comply with the system Operating regulations.
  • Ensure delivery of safe, reliable and high quality electrical energy to the customers
  • Install, commission and put to work hardware, software and communications systems (SCADA) to measure, monitor and control, on a 24 hour basis, electrical energy acquisition, distribution and supply to the customers.
  • Manage power system outage schedules in liaison with power system maintenance managers to ensure fast restoration times.
Required Qualification and Experience:
  • BSc Electrical Engineering Degree
  • At least eight(8) years post qualification experience in power system operations
  • Certificate in SCADA systems management from a recognized electricity utility training institution will be of added advantage.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Computer literacy at an advanced level
  • Detailed knowledge of power system operations in an electricity distribution environment
  • Load forecasting
  • Good knowledge of electricity supply industry.
How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this challenging position, please send application together with a detailed CV to the Human Resources Manager UMEME at Lugogo plot 5c 3rd street Industrial Area

Deadline: Friday 30th September 2011

Community Health Organiser (Branch Manager) Job in Uganda at Living Goods

Job Title: Community Health Organiser (Branch Manager)

Location: Jinja -Uganda

Living Goods believes the poor deserve better healthcare, a better deal, and a chance to a better life. We operate networks 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.  LG combines best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health to create a fully 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 FEMALE Branch Manager (community Health Organiser) to help navigate the organizations’ rapid growth in Mafubira sub county in Jinja District. Responsibilities include: managing a large force of community health promoters who do door to door health sensitization, treatment and marketing health products, developing sales, promotion and marketing plans. The right candidate will be happy in a dynamic start up environment. Reports to the Senior Business Officer

Qualifications: Diploma in Medical related courses e.g.registered nurse, midwifery, comprehensive nurse or any other related field. Minimum of 1 year’s experience of managing a team of community workers. The position is full time and is based in Mafubira sub county in Jinja District. Submit a resume, cover letter to; rmusana@livinggoods.org , jobs@livinggoods.org
www.livinggoods.org

Or hand deliver to head office on plot 434, Balintuma road, Namirembe, along Nakulabye-Mengo road-kampala or to our branch office in Mafubira opposite the sub county headquarters

For more information call 0779661995, 0712040961, 0700515128,
 0758349334
Deadline is 7th/October/2011

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