Recruitment Manager

Job Title: Recruitment Manager
Location: Rwanda
Country: Rwanda
Job Description (Duties):

The Recruitment Manager will work with line managers within the organization but also with external agencies such as partners & potential candidates. The recruitment manager will be responsible for recruitment and development programmes to aide the company.

Duties include:

* Providing professional support and advice on recruitment to line and departmental managers.
* Managing the recruitment and selection through including interviews, psychometric tests, personality questionnaires, screening application forms and short listing applicants.
* Preparing job descriptions and person specifications.
* Designing/revising application forms and recruitment notices and recruitment material e.g brochures etc.
* Developing creative recruitment solutions in attracting the appropriate level and quality of staff.
* Keeping up to date with current employment legislation and ensuring that line managers are effectively briefed on any re;levant changes.
* Training staff in interviewing techniques and on the role of the assessor at a selection center.
* Supervision of the maintenance of an active and organized data bank of applicants for various positions.
* Responsible for recruitment budget.


Necessary Qualifications:

Skills and Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree in relevant field.
* 2 years in a busy similar environment.
* Strong Interpersonal, communication and reporting skills.
* Must be computer literate with knowledge of word, power point and excel.
* Must have command of English and knowledge of French and Kinyarwanda is of added advantage

How to Apply:

Applications clearly indicating the vacancy with curriculum vitae and academic qualifications copies should be addressed and sent to the;

General Manager, NFT Consult, Plot 8721, Golf Course Road, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda

P.O. Box 5595, Tel: +250 0252 570099,+250 (0) 785 119453 OR

Send email to; rwjan11jobs@nftconsult.com (Ensure you indicate the Job Title i.e "Bank Teller" in your subject line, ONLY MS word applications or PDF files will be considered).


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 011-01-21

UN Jobs in Kenya, Nairobi

Job Title: Associate Programme Officer

United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT)

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT

Closing date: 27 Jan 2011

Location: Kenya - Nairobi

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT, Regional Office for Africa and the Arab States

DUTY STATION: Nairobi

FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Associate Programme Officer

GRADE:NO B

POST DURATION:1 year, renewable

CLOSING DATE: 27 January 2011

BACKGROUND

If you are qualified and looking for a chance to make a real difference in the lives of slum dwellers in Kenya and share your experience with other representatives from 30 more ACP countries, you are invited to apply for the post of a Programme Officer with UN-HABITAT and the Regional Office for Africa and the Arab States (ROAAS).

ROAAS will need your support to the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme, currently implemented in 30 ACP countries financed by the European Commission (EC), one of which is also Kenya, in the following areas: 20% in Communication and Outreach, 10% in Programme Management Support and Administration, 40% Partnership Building and Resource Mobilisation, 20% in Research and Analysis of Programme Outputs and 10% in the Organization of Workshops and Conferences.

You shall be a dynamic member of the programme team and contribute to the successful implementation of the PSUP in Kenya including following three activities: 1) an Urban Inventory for Kenya, 2) the UNOCHA/UN-HABITAT Urban Vulnerability Reduction Initiative and 3) the urban profiling in five urban centres in Kenya. This will require to maintain partnerships with the EC, EUD, the ACP Secretariat, Kenyan ministries and local governments, NGOs, CBOs, academia, private and informal sector.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, the Programme Officer will work on the following:

Communication and Outreach (20%):

  • Draft a communication strategy for the PSUP in Kenya to be replicated for other countries while taking into consideration the tripartite partnership between UN-HABITAT, the European Commission and the ACP Secretariat;

  • Publish data and programme results according to EU and UN-HABITAT guidelines;

  • Further develop the website structure and create new communication tools on the website enabling urban actors to exchange on the programme;

Programme management (10%):

  • Draft, implement and monitor programme implementation frameworks for the three core activities of the PSUP in Kenya such as: Cooperation Agreements, MoU, procurement, payments and consultancy contracts;

  • Monitor performance and provide inputs to the implementation of the PSUP in Kenya;

Partnership Building and Resource Mobilisation (40%):

  • Contribute to the UN-HABITAT/OCHA Urban Vulnerability Initiative and to the maintenance of its Forum;

  • Contribute to the networking and partnership building of the PSUP in Kenya;

  • Support the resource mobilization activities of country teams implementing the PSUP and designing slum upgrading and prevention intervention in cities and at national levels.

Research and Analysis of Programme Outputs (20%):

  • Verify documents submitted by the country team; this includes editing and validation of information with UN/UN-HABITAT data;

Organisation of Workshops and Conferences (10%):

  • Organise and partly conduct training workshops and conferences in Kenya - to mobilise community members for the Urban Vulnerability Initiative and also for defining indicators triggering emergency aid;

COMPETENCIES

Communication: Excellent writing skills, proven ability to write research papers, project documents and reports. Commitment to tailor language and format to the needs of the audience;

Planning and Organizing: Ability to establish, plan and organize publications and other communication tools as well as workshops and conferences with minimal supervision and strong ability to implement and complete work programmes within stipulated deadlines and withstanding work pressure in a resource constrained situation;

Teamwork: Ability to effectively participate in the programme team and contribute to the achievement of programme goals in the set timeframe as well as to learn from partners, colleagues within the context of a learning organization;

Client Orientation: Ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships for the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme and the Urban Vulnerability Initiative in Kenya; to identify client's needs (slum dwellers needs in slums all over Kenya) and find solutions to them; to meet deadlines for delivery of reports, outputs to government partners and donors and to see programme delivery and implementation from the client's point of view;

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

University degree (bachelors) in urban development related studies, political or social science, journalism or other relevant field.

Work Experience

A minimum of two years working experience, Experience with the UN and a familiarity with UN procedures, and preferably in the area of sustainable urban development, communication and partnership building, an advantage.

Language

The PSUP is implemented in Kenya. Therefore, the knowledge of English and Kiswahili is required. Any other UN language for the reporting to donors and external partners will be an asset.

Other skills.

Excellent computer skills, preferably also in design and photo software;

Remuneration

See UN website http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/index.html

How to apply

All applications should be submitted to:

Kerstin Sommer

Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme

Regional Office for Africa and the Arab States

UN-Habitat

P.O. Box 30030

Nairobi, Kenya

Email: Kerstin.Sommer@unhabitat.org

Deadline for applications: 27 January 2011

Reference Code: RW_8D3EC6-46


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Jobs in Kenya, Nairobi

Location : Nairobi, KENYA
Application Deadline : 31-Jan-11
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SC-5
Languages Required :
English
Duration of Initial Contract : One year
Expected Duration of Assignment : One year (with possibility of extension)

Background

Under the guidance and supervision of the Procurement Specialist, the Procurement Clerk provides procurement services ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Procurement Clerk promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach in the Unit.

The Procurement Clerk works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects staff in UNDP Somalia CO and UNDP HQs staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Implementation of operational strategies
  • Support to procurement processes (RFQ, ITB, RFP)
  • Implementation of sourcing strategy
  • Maintenance and oversight the Procurement Filing system
  • Support oversight of monthly ATLAS reports
  • Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing

1. Ensures implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies.
  • Provision of inputs to the CO Procurement business processes mapping and elaboration of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in Procurement and Logistics in consultation with the direct supervisor and office management.

2. Supports procurement processes for CO, DEX projects and at the request of other Agencies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Provision of inputs to preparation of procurement plans for the office.
  • Support to organization of procurement processes including preparation of RFQs, ITBs or RFPs documents, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, their preliminary evaluation.
  • Preparation of Purchase orders and contracts in and outside Atlas, preparation of Recurring Purchase orders for contracting of services, vendor creation in Atlas, maintenance of the filing system in the procurement Unit. Buyers profile in Atlas.
  • Implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase orders are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  • Provision of information for preparation of cost-recovery bills in Atlas for the procurement services provided by UNDP to other Agencies.
  • Compilation of VAT invoices and forwarding to appropriate Officer for VAT Exemption processing

3. Contributes to implementation of sourcing strategy focusing on achievement of the following result:

  • Updates Vendor database
  • Responsible for the maintenance of LTA contracts
  • Assist in conducting annual performance evaluations of contractors
  • Monitors receipt and distribution of vendor invoices to Requesting units

4. Maintaining Procurement filling system focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Ensure consistency of all Contract files, including availability of all required supporting documents following the agreed guidelines/checklist and in accordance with Audit requirements.
  • Ensure continuous reconciliation of PO files with Contract files
  • Ensure completeness of the vendor profile archive
  • Organize all existing LTAs and related procurement processes for easy reference
  • Ensure completeness of CAP and ACP files.

5. Support oversight of monthly ATLAS reports:

  • Provide support to the Procurement Unit focal point on ATLAS reporting when required, ensuring compliance with HQ requests to meet reporting deadlines
  • Run ATLAS reports as requested by the Procurement Specialist

6. Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the trainings on Procurement.
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Conduct trainings for project and sub-office staff as required
  • Maintenance of CO intranet procurement site by uploading forms/templates and regular review of site to ensure relevance of posted information.

Impact of Results:

The key results have an impact on the execution of the CO procurement services management in terms of quality and accuracy of work completed. Accurate data entry, presentation of information and client-oriented approach enhances UNDP capability in provision of procurement services.

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Shares knowledge and experience
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to perform a variety of standard tasks related to contract, asset and procurement management, including screening, collecting and preparation of documentation, data processing, preliminary bids evaluation, filing, provision of information, control of assets
  • Good knowledge of financial rules and regulations
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system

Leadership and Self-Management

  • Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Secondary Education with specialized training in procurement. University Degree in Business or Public Administration would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Experience:

  • 2 years of relevant administrative experience is required at the national or international level.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of automated procurement systems, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

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


How to apply

To apply for this job, follow the link below

https://jobs.undp.org/cj_apply.cfm?job_id=21167


USAID: Jobs Vacancies Career Employment Opportunities In USAID

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT


OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates

POSITION TITLE: Computer Management Assistant

POSITION LOCATION: USAID, EXO OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-9 (Ugshs. 45,089,760 to 65,283,978 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting up to two qualified Ugandans to fill the position of Computer Management Assistant.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
To provide information technology support services to the Mission including the USAID Gulu office. The incumbent is responsible for over 16 servers in 4 different locations with over 150 Desktops, 15 Data Switches, CISCO Routers, Remote Leased Line Connections, and VSAT Equipment. Other basic functions include management of the LAN/WAN, MS Windows 2003 server, MS Exchange 2003 server, Computer Helpdesk, Information Security including data backups, Voice Communication (VHF Radios, satellite phones, residential phones, cell phones & blackberries), Video or power point equipment & Public Address system, and training users on the Mission’s Information Security Policies.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: A University degree in Computer Science, Data Processing, or its equivalent is required. Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE 2000/2003), or Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) is preferred.
2. Work Experience: Minimum four years experience in a recognized computer department, familiarity with computer help desk functions and information systems security practices are required.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: Practical knowledge of WAN/LAN communication installations in inter-linking systems is required. Knowledge of Web Page design concept and implementation is needed to set up and maintain the Mission’s Intranet facility. Must be able to understand the types of information being processed in order to ascertain probable errors in data.
5. Skills and Abilities: Professional skills in Managing a Microsoft environment Network. Very good working knowledge of CISCO equipment (routers, switches and firewalls) and VSAT equipment. General skills for use of computers, including knowledge of DOS commands and Good knowledge of Work stations and laptop computers is necessary. Must be skilled in basic interpersonal relations in order to discuss work problems with supported personnel.
HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed U.S. Government Optional Form 612:
Shortcut to: http://www.usaid.gov/forms/of-612.doc;
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

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

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: January 28, 2011

Jobs in USAID


VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates


POSITION TITLE: Program Management Assistant

POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO7 OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-8 (Ugshs. 35,778,240 to 51,509,351 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Assistant.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Assists the four USAID/Uganda’s Economic Growth Office (SO7) sub-units manage project activities within the SO7 portfolio. Ensures that the Mission has the necessary technical expertise to handle administrative support related to the multiple program areas of the economic growth objective.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: Completion of Secondary School is required.
2. Work Experience: A minimum of three years of clerical experience is required.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: Demonstrated thorough knowledge of program management, including design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in teams, clear concise writing skills, ability to meet tight deadlines, and logical analysis and clear presentation skills are required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed U.S. Government Optional Form 612:
Shortcut to: http://www.usaid.gov/forms/of-612.doc;
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

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

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: January 28, 2011

Jobs in USAID Uganda

U.S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates

CLOSING DATES: January 28, 2011

POSITION TITLE: Program Management Specialist/Agronomist

POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO7 OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-10 (Ugshs. 54,522,809 to 78,523,720 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Specialist/Agronomist.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Manages agricultural research and production activities within the USAID Uganda Economic Growth portfolio. Ensures that the Mission has the necessary technical expertise to address biotic (pests and diseases) and abiotic (environmental and climatic) constraints to agricultural development pertaining to multiple program areas of the economic growth objective. Focuses on agricultural research and technology development and transfer aimed at combating disease and pest epidemics; increasing production and factor productivity; sustaining the production resource base and sustaining the environmental status quo.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and a Master’s degree in Agronomy is required.
2. Work Experience: A minimum of five years in program management related to agriculture and/or rural development activities, with at least three years’ focus on supporting agricultural production with respect to cropping systems; natural resource base conservation and improvement farming practices; weed, pest, and disease management practices; research and technology development are required.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of the Government of Uganda’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) compact, and its investment plan (DSIP), is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: The position requires superb communication skills, commitment to transparency and teamwork, and an outstanding ability to exercise sound and independent judgment, discretion and patience on a daily basis. The position requires flexibility and the ability to accept and react to changing policy direction with sound analyses, professionalism and poise. The position requires working under pressure and the need to assume other job responsibilities for short periods of time. Excellent interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and tact, to work effectively with people at all levels is required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed U.S. Government Optional Form 612:
Shortcut to: http://www.usaid.gov/forms/of-612.doc;
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

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

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: January 28, 2011

kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT


OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
Job Title:Registered Nurse; FP-6; ERR-FSN-8

CLOSING DATE: 18/1/2011
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.ORDINARILY

"The American Embassy is seeking for an individual for the position of Registered Nurse in the Health Unit Section."

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The Registered Professional Nurse functions as a primary health care provider at post and will be responsible for providing a full range of nursing services to official Americans and family members. Incumbent will provide routine and emergency health care and in special circumstances when additional support is needed (i.e. emergencies, medical evacuations, mass casualties). This includes treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with accepted professional standards and intermittent on-call duties.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Graduate of a professional nursing school with a current and unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the U.S. or Western European equivalent is required.
2. Work Experience: Two years of occupational and/or family practice health experience, with at least one year being with the U.S. or Western European primary health care facility is required is required.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent (Level IV) spoken and written English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Current training or working knowledge in emergency preparedness, including Basic Life Support Certification is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated skill and ability to administer adult and paediatric immunisation programs according to current CDC standards, and ability to provide travel medicine recommendations and health precautions are required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

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

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

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

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


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5

By Fax:
0414-341-863

Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

DEFINITIONS

USAID Uganda Jobs

Job Title: Program Management Specialist/Food for Peace
U.S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates

POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO7 OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-11 (Ugshs. 67,623,871 to 97,517,009 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Specialist/Food for Peace.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Serves as Mission’s recognized expert on Food for Peace/PL480 programs; management of food and non-food commodities; and the design, implementation and management of emergency, humanitarian assistance and development programs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: A University degree relevant to nutrition, development, or project management is required. Additional specialised training and certification in computer systems management is required.
2. Work Experience: Ten years of progressively responsible management level experience in development assistance or related work is required. Must have transition environment experience relevant to northern Uganda and Karamoja and knowledge of Ugandan stakeholders in the agriculture, food aid and emergency sectors.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of the Government of Uganda’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) compact, and its investment plan (DSIP), is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: The position requires superb communication skills, commitment to transparency and teamwork, and an outstanding ability to exercise sound and independent judgment, discretion and patience on a daily basis. The position requires flexibility and the ability to accept and react to changing policy direction with sound analyses, professionalism and poise. The position requires working under pressure and the need to assume other job responsibilities for short periods of time. Excellent interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and tact, to work effectively with people at all levels is required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed U.S. Government Optional Form 612:
Shortcut to: http://www.usaid.gov/forms/of-612.doc;
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

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

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: January 28, 2011

Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network (GYAC)

The Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network (GYAC) connects and supports youth organizations fighting corruption through sharing experiences, ideas and resources! GYAC also engages with musicians to produce global songs against corruption and with journalists to provide media coverage.

The network is already present in more than 20 countries worldwide and is providing its members opportunities to learn, share and represent themselves in international platforms. It now announces its second open competition for all interested organizations to be part of the network and attend its 2nd annual forum in Nairobi.
APPLY IN TIME TO JOIN US AT THE 2nd ANNUAL GLOBAL YOUTH ANTI-CORRUPTION FORUM IN NAIROBI in April 2011!

Eligibility
1. Proven track record in activities that promote good governance, transparency, and accountability
2. Led by and/or centered on youth aged 16–35
3. A youth representative able to attend the Nairobi conference scheduled for end of April 2011
4. English proficiency of the representative

Complete and submit attached application form to gyac.open.competition@gmail.com by Friday, February 11, 2011.

Data Analyst Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Data Analyst.

Reports to: Director strategic development and M&E

Duty station: COE, Mulago



Key result areas:

- To review and appraise research, extracting quantitative and qualitative data from research, interpreting and communicating conclusions from research information.

- To give support to the research coordinator for the interpretation of information in specified healthcare contexts and the inference of meaningful conclusion based on the information.

- Refine and clarify healthcare questions, consult with experts, assess relevance from abstract healthcare research.

- Form a considered judgment on the quality of the evidence and the relative importance of reported outcomes.

- To be responsible for the review and appraisal of research articles, systematic reviews and guidelines in a timely manner.

- To be responsible for the extraction of relevant qualitative and qualitative data with analysis and representation of this data visually, textually and verbally.



Job specifications and personal competences:

- A Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or related field.

- Master’s degree in Medical Epidemiology or Health Services research or statistics would be an added advantage.

- 2 years working experience in data analysis.

- Highly motivated team player.

- Good report writing skills with high integrity.

- Ability to communicate fluently in English.

- Ability to think conceptually.

- Familiarity with standard office software including; spreadsheet, Epinfo, SPSS etc.

- Demonstrable managerial / supervisory skills.





Application procedure:

Hand deliver or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least 3 professional referees with their telephone contacts to;



Human Resource Manager,

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda

COE/Block 5 Mulago Hospital,

P.O Box 72052, Clock Tower

Kampala



Deadline: 31st January , 2011

Jobs at Baylor Uganda- Resource Mobilization Manager

Job Title: Resource Mobilization Manager.

Reports to: Director strategic development and M&E

Duty station: COE, Mulago



Key result areas:

- Develop and implement a fundraising strategy and plan in line with the strategic objectives of the organization.

- Manage and review the preparation and development of fundable quality proposals for the organization’s programmes in accordance with proposal writing guidelines.

- Follow up project proposals submitted to donors and keep proper record of all correspondences in line with organizational requirements.

- Write project and accountability reports and submit them to donors in line with donor requirements.

- Develop and maintain relations with potential donors including local funding agencies, corporate sectors and international donors in line with donor requirements, and Baylor’s funding policies and procedures.

- Facilitate training of Baylor staff and partners in fundraising and donor reporting in line with Baylor’s training strategy and guidelines.



Job specifications and personal competences:

- A Master’s degree in either Business Administration or related field an added advantage.

- 5 years working experience in fundraising and mobilization and in donor environment.

- Highly motivated team player.

- Good analytical, interpersonal communication and report writing skills with high integrity.



Application procedure:

Hand deliver or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least 3 professional referees with their telephone contacts to;



Human Resource Manager,

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda

COE/Block 5 Mulago Hospital,

P.O Box 72052, Clock Tower

Kampala



Deadline: 31st January , 2011

Manager Information Technology (IT) Job Vacancy at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda

Job Title: Manager Information Technology (IT).

Reports to: Director of Operations.

Duty station: COE, Mulago



Key result areas:

- Design, plan and monitor the implementation and/or extension of various Baylor-Uganda WAN/LAN hardware and software as per Baylor-Uganda ICT strategy.

- Formulate, evaluate and validate ICT policies pertaining to hardware and network systems in line with Baylor-Uganda strategic objectives.

- Prepare annual budgets for IT in line with Baylor-Uganda’s financial guidelines.

- Develop, appraise, support and maintain a competent and motivated “IT team” through giving constructive feedback, coaching and mentoring, in accordance with the human resources manual.

- Develop guidelines on network usage, administration and security mechanisms in order to certify that network performance level of availability conforms to agree standards.



Qualifications and job specifications and personal competences:

- A managerial post graduate training

- A degree in Computer Science or IT or Business Computing, and professional qualifications in CCNA, Microsoft MCSE 2000 and other relevant qualifications.

- 5 years experience in IT.

- Ability to conduct an IT planning, policy and feasibility study.

- Skills in system installation and management; network design, management and security; network monitoring, support and service delivery

- Skills in documentation and information management.



Application procedure:

Hand deliver or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least 3 professional referees with their telephone contacts to;



Human Resource Manager,

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda

COE/Block 5 Mulago Hospital,

P.O Box 72052, Clock Tower

Kampala



Deadline: 31st January , 2011

Jobs at Baylor College Uganda

Job Title: Grants Manager

Reports to : Director Finance

Duty station: COE Mulago



Key result areas:

- Develop and maintain a system of managing sub-grants to sub-grantees and ensure effective implementation of Baylor-Uganda’s Programs within the regions of operation in accordance with the existing sub-grant policy framework.

- Coordinate the grants activities at district level with the grants officers and the officials of the implementation partners.

- Ensure utilization of approved templates in providing sub-agreements to sub grantees including all relevant terms and conditions.

- Manage the close out process on each sub agreements both at COE and the district level.

- Make regular visits to the regional offices to conduct on-the-sight assessment of the granting process.



Minimum qualifications:

- A fist degree in B.Com majoring in Accounting or Finance.

- A post graduate qualification is an added advantage.

- 3-5 years of work experience in working with door contracts, working in sub regions.



Application procedure:

Hand deliver or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least 3 professional referees with their telephone contacts to;



Human Resource Manager,

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda

COE/Block 5 Mulago Hospital,

P.O Box 72052, Clock Tower

Kampala



Deadline: 31st January , 2011

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