Jobs in SCC-Vi Eastern Africa

SCC-Vi Eastern Africa is an International Non Governmental Organization (NGO) with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, registered in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda as an international NGO. The organization targets small scale farmers and the main activities concentrate around Sustainable Land Use Systems, Agroforestry, Soil & Water Conservation, Food Security and Income Generation. SCC-Vi Eastern Africa in Uganda wishes to recruit an experienced, honest and highly motivated professional to fill the vacancy of Capacity Building Officer, at its Masaka head office. The project is also operating in Mityana, Mpigi and Ssembabule districts.
Number of vacancies: (1)

Duty station: (Masaka, but will be required to travel to the field)

Job summary:
The position as a Capacity Building Officer at project level has the responsibility to coordinate all capacity building and training activities within the project. He/she will work under the direct supervision of the Head of Farmer Enterprise Development unit with a close link to the Programme Technical Adviser as well as the Project Manager to ensure that capacity building activities are effectively integrated within the development interventions of the project.

Key Duties and responsibilities
The Officers in this position will be expected to carry out the following among others:-
• Coordinate the capacity building and training/course activities on a project level and to deliver on the agreed targets and goals.
• Coordinate together with other units the farmer field schools, on farm experiments and demonstrations.
• Responsible for establishing, maintaining and developing contacts with universities and other relevant teaching/research institutions for networking and co-operation of activities.
• Ensure linkages with relevant stakeholders towards strengthening capacity development.
• Liaise with other units to get the full picture of the project’s capacity building demands and competences.
• Coordinate publicity issues, training material and radio programmes.
• Be the contact person, welcome and prepare programmes for visitors.
• Liaise with the HRO in assessing the training needs of staff and organizing appropriate trainings to address identified gaps.
• Ensure efficient and professional work progress and suggest capacity building among personnel and other stakeholders if needed.
• Compile high quality and focused data and/or reports to the Programme Technical Adviser, Project Manager and Head of FED.
• Ensure that marginalized groups are given the same opportunities and are encouraged to participate in activities on equal terms as non marginalized people.

Job Requirements
A Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Agroforestry, Environment or any related field. The applicant should be a trainer of trainers with relevant work experience from a reputable institution/organization for at least 4 years. He/she should also have good communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills.

Application procedure:
Applications with C.V. and copies of relevant documents should be addressed to the Human Resource Officer,
Vi Agroforestry Project,
P.O. Box 1732, Masaka.
Those near Masaka can hand deliver their applications to the Project Secretary in Kizungu not later than Friday 11th February 2011 at 2.00pm. Clear Tele/cell phone contacts should be included in the application. Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.

New NSSF Jobs In Uganda- Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Career Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has risen to fi ll the position of Chief Finance Officer (CFO) at NSSF. We are looking for a self motivated individual with relevant experience to spearhead strategic planning and strengthen financial management at the Fund. This is a very senior role at the Fund and the right profiled person, who is result oriented, is required.

Main purpose of the job
Reporting to the Managing Director, the CFO will assume a strategic role in the overall financial management of the Fund and have primary dayto- day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the Fund. The CFO will provide leadership and
coordination in business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the Fund.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Provide leadership in development for continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
• Ensure effective internal controls are in place
and ensure compliance with generally accepted
accounting principles, international fi nancial
reporting standards and applicable regulatory laws
and rules for fi nancial and tax reporting.
• Ensures credibility of fi nancials by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
• Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive cost system.
• Direct and oversee all aspects of the finance & accounting functions of the Fund.
• Evaluate and advise on the financial impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action.
• Actively participate in the management of financial risks in the Fund.
• Provide advice to the executive management on the financial implications of business activities.
• Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
Required Qualifications and Competencies
• A good degree and postgraduate Masters Qualification in a business related field.
• Professional accounting qualifi cation; CIMA, ACCA or CPA, is a MUST.
• A minimum of 8 years experience in banking/
financial institution or large professional services
firm at senior management level.
• Practical skills in financial modeling.
• Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills,
plus excellent organisational skills
• Demonstrated leadership ability, team management and interpersonal skills.
• Possess high level of integrity.
• Ability to analyze problems and implement solutions.
An excellent remuneration package commensurate with the level of experience will be offered. Interested persons should forward their applications and detailed CV with copies of academic transcripts to:
Chief Human Resource Officer, National Social
Security Fund, P.O. Box 7140 Kampala.
The application should reach us not later than
22nd February 2011

Communications Specialist Job Vacancy at MSH

Job Title: Communications Specialist

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit, public health organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to strengthen health programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number of USAID and other donor funded projects, both in Kampala and other parts of the country including STRIDES for Family Health.

STRIDES for Family Health strengthens the capacity of the health system in fifteen (15) selected districts in Uganda to make them fully functional and able to deliver quality, integrated reproductive health/family planning (RH/FP) and child survival (CS) services to the people in need of these services.

MSH now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions in the STRIDES for Family Health Project:

Job Title: Communications Specialist
The Communications Specialist is responsible for development, yearly update, and full implementation of the project’s communications plan. S/he is also in charge of the development and dissemination of project literature, including drafting regular and ad hoc reporting to USAID and other stakeholders. S/he is responsible for capturing, packaging, synthesizing and sharing project successes through methods such as success stories disseminated through USAID, the MSH web site and the MSH eNewsletter, conference presentations, case studies, and posts on the MSH blog, Global Health Impact. The Communications Specialist shall provide ongoing capacity-building support for project staff on communications and knowledge exchange tools, templates, resources and approaches.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. University degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent relevant experience 2) Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage 3) Three years practical experience preferred
4)Experience in working with a busy international organization preferred 5) Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with clients and stakeholders 6) Excellent communications skills

Qualifications


All applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi, P O Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org. Deadline for submission: 11th February 2011. We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates

Jobs Vacancies in Foundation Rural Energy Services (FRES)

Job Title: Sales and Marketing Manager

Foundation Rural Energy Services (FRES) is a company registered in Uganda to provide electricity to rural areas where there is no access to grid electricity. FRES does so by using solar energy and operates on a “fee-for-service” model, installing and maintaining the equipment for the customer. The company has operations in 3 other developing countries in Africa with its parent company in the Netherlands.
The base office for FRES operations in Uganda is in Mbarara, Western Uganda.
FRES is seeking to recruit for the positions below which shall be based in Mbarara:

Job Title: Sales and Marketing Manager

Reporting to the General Manager, and a member of the Management Committee, the overall responsibility of this role is to manage the commercial activities within the company. These shall be adapted to the facts of the intervention area of the company and consistent with its missions. Specifically, this position is mainly responsible for:

Development and implementation of marketing strategies and policies
Exploration of localities with high potential customers and market segmentation
Training of agents in the commercial field: through field trips, the role will support targeted field officers in promoting and boosting sales;
Ensuring response to a range of customer enquiries, anticipating customer needs and resolving issues as appropriate
Managing the billing system and debt collections from the customers
Evaluation of the commercial results and regular reporting of progress associated with activities at the village level

Qualifications and Experience

A graduate degree in a business related discipline.
At least 3 to 5 years experience in a fast paced sales and marketing environment at managerial level
CIM qualification is an added advantage
Knowledge on Solar Home systems is an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
Excellent communications and presentation skills
Ability to speak local languages
Strong leadership and motivational abilities
Commitment to Customer Service
Driving skills (Motorcycle is an added advantage)
Knowledge on Solar Home systems is an added advantage
Computer literacy in Microsoft Excel and Word
Initiative and drive for results

If you are interested in any of the roles, please submit your typed application, CV and testimonials to The Recruiter, FlexiConsult Ltd, The Corporate Center, Plot 2 Parliament Avenue, Kampala (Opposite Nandos) or post to The Recruiter, FlexiConsult Ltd, PO Box 6673 Kampala. Applications should be submitted no later than Tuesday 15th February 2011

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Foundation Rural Energy Services (FRES) Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Technical Manager

Foundation Rural Energy Services (FRES) is a company registered in Uganda to provide electricity to rural areas where there is no access to grid electricity. FRES does so by using solar energy and operates on a “fee-for-service” model, installing and maintaining the equipment for the customer. The company has operations in 3 other developing countries in Africa with its parent company in the Netherlands.
The base office for FRES operations in Uganda is in Mbarara, Western Uganda.
FRES is seeking to recruit for the positions below which shall be based in Mbarara:

Job Title: Technical Manager

Reporting to the General Manager and a member of the company’s Management committee, the role has overall responsibility for the Installation and maintenance of the equipment. Specifically the role shall be mainly responsible for:

The installation, maintenance and breakdown service of Solar Energy Systems
Managing the performance of the technicians
Development and maintenance of a technical database
Inventory planning and management
Any other duties assigned from time to time

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a reputable institution,
Three to five years of managerial experience in a technical position
Experience with rural electric power systems is an added advantage

Knowledge, skills & Competencies

Good communication skills
Ability to speak local languages
Ability to live and work in a rural setting
Good Leadership and Teamwork
Initiative and ability to work under minimum supervision


If you are interested in any of the roles, please submit your typed application, CV and testimonials to The Recruiter, FlexiConsult Ltd, The Corporate Center, Plot 2 Parliament Avenue, Kampala (Opposite Nandos) or post to The Recruiter, FlexiConsult Ltd, PO Box 6673 Kampala. Applications should be submitted no later than Tuesday 15th February 2011

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Jobs in Plan International Uganda- Project Accountant – EC WASH Project

Job Title: Project Accountant – EC WASH Project (1 position) based in Kampala
The position reports to the Project Coordinator and will be responsible for day to day operations of the Project and partner activities in Kamuli, Luwero and Tororo districts on all finance related matters.

Major Responsibilities /Key result areas
1. Participate in budget preparation, management and control
2. Prepare all project financial reports and other documentation according to agreed upon EC guidelines
3. Assist the Project coordinator to manage the project budget in line with set policies and guidelines
4. Ensure proper management and maintenance of project assets i.e. furniture, fixtures and fittings,
vehicles, computers, motor cycles, etc including
those used by the partner.
5. Fleet management of project vehicle and cycles including fuel and cost controls including those used by the partners if any
6. Proper management of asset registers i.e. regular updating, insurance, disposal planning and proper utilization.
7. Proper management of project inventory/ stationary stocks and reconciliations
8. Any other task as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Competencies and Experience
 A University Degree in Commerce or Business Administration with a bias in Accounting
 At least 3 years working experience in a busy organization preferably in an NGO
 Experienced in Microsoft office applications i.e. excel, word, access and power point and accounting software packages such as SUN, Tally, Sage
 Skills and experience in Fleet , Asset and stores management preferably in an NGO

Personal Attributes:
 Team building and strategic planning skills,
 Strong problem solving ability and comfortable with multi-tasking
 Excellent interpersonal communication skills
 Strong analytical skills.
Suitably qualified candidates should submit a handwritten letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three references, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 16th February, 2011.

People & Culture Manager, Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075, Kampala
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th February, 2011.

As a child centered development organization,
Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

Plan Interntional Jobs In Uganda- based in Kamuli, Luwero and Tororo

Job Title: Project Facilitator- EC WASH Project (3 positions) based in Kamuli, Luwero and Tororo
The Project Facilitator will report to the lead Programme Unit Manager. He/she will have overall responsibility to undertake the day to day implementation of project interventions and coordination of the project activities in their respective work stations. He/She will work closely with the Project Coordinator as well as all project stakeholders and ensure that the project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner.

Major Responsibilities /Key result areas
1. Prepare budgets, work-plans, and reports and ensure that project budgets are effectively managed
2. Take a lead in implementation of project interventions
3. Community mobilization to promote participatory project implementation approaches
4. Community sensitization and awareness on dangers related to poor WASH practices and facilities
5. Proper documentation of all project activities as well as writing high quality and timely reports as per EC guidelines
6. Promote resource mobilization initiatives that enhance the community participation and performance
7. Work with stakeholders to refine indicators for evaluating the project successes
8. Organize participatory reviews, conduct regular assessment of progress on the project activities
9. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds allocated to implementing partners
10. Effective integration of project activities with other Plan supported initiatives in the Programme Unit
11.Create and coordinate community partnerships with other possible stakeholders (government, private sector, NGOs)

Competencies and Experience
 A Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or any other related field
 At least 5 years experience in implementing Water and Sanitation projects
 Experience in implementing EC grants with good knowledge donor requirements
 Familiar with issues in the fi eld of development and children’s issues in the context of Human Rights based programming
 Demonstrated knowledge and experience in report writing, budget tracking
 Proven experience & knowledge of leading sanitation approaches like CLTS, SanMark,
PHAST among others
 Ability to work effectively with donors and other partner organizations
 Proven ability and experience in community mobilization and participatory approaches
 Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office Software

People & Culture Manager, Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075, Kampala
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th February, 2011.

As a child centered development organization,
Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

People & Culture Manager, Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075, Kampala
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th February, 2011.

As a child centered development organization,
Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

Project Coordinator –EC WASH Project Job Vacancy in Plan International -Uganda

Job Title: Project Coordinator –EC WASH Project (1 position) based in Kampala
The Project Coordinator will report to the Programme Support Manager and will be the team leader for this project; the position is therefore both a technical and a managerial position. The successful candidate will therefore support all project and partner related activities in Kamuli, Luwero, and Tororo districts.

Major Responsibilities /Key Result Areas
1. Develop and implement timely and quality quarterly project implementation plans
2. Ensure that all aspects of the project are in compliance with EC standards
3. Report on project progress as per EC requirements
4. Organize regular performance review meetings with the key project stakeholders and supervise the work of partner organizations
5. Ensure adequate stakeholder consultation and participation at all project stages
6. Supervise and appraise project staff to ensure quality delivery of the project
7. Compile and disseminate reports to the project stakeholders
8. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds and other resources allocated to the project including those with implementing partners
9. Ensure that the project documents are well maintained
10. Participate in operational research related to the project

Competencies and Experience
 A degree in Water Engineering, Sanitation and Health, or any other related field
 A Masters Degree in any of these fields will be an added advantage
 At least 5 years experience in Water and Sanitation Policy and strategy dialogue preferably with an International Non- Governmental Organization
 At least five years of professional experience in managing Water, Hygiene and Sanitation projects
 Experience in implementing EC grants with good knowledge donor requirements
 Proven skills & experience in report writing, team & budget management and MS office software
 Familiar with current issues in the field of development and children’s issues in particular in the context of Human Rights based programming
 Strong awareness of the importance of integration of water supply, sanitation and Hygiene in development
 Proven ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with all other local partners
 Experience in resource mobilization both at local and international levels


Plan has secured funding from the European Union (EU) represented by the European Commission (EC) who is the Contracting Authority to implement a three year WASH project aimed at increasing access to potable water sources among the supported communities in the districts of Luwero, Lira, Tororo and Kamuli as well as implementing sanitation interventions through sanitation marketing and Community led Total Sanitation approaches.

Plan Uganda is an equal opportunity employer currently seeking to recruit competent persons to fill the following vacant positions:

1. Project Coordinator –EC WASH Project (1 position) based in Kampala
The Project Coordinator will report to the Programme Support Manager and will be the team leader for this project; the position is therefore both a technical and a managerial position. The successful candidate will therefore support all project and partner related activities in Kamuli, Luwero, and Tororo districts.

Major Responsibilities /Key Result Areas
1. Develop and implement timely and quality quarterly project implementation plans
2. Ensure that all aspects of the project are in compliance with EC standards
3. Report on project progress as per EC requirements
4. Organize regular performance review meetings with the key project stakeholders and supervise the work of partner organizations
5. Ensure adequate stakeholder consultation and participation at all project stages
6. Supervise and appraise project staff to ensure quality delivery of the project
7. Compile and disseminate reports to the project stakeholders
8. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds and other resources allocated to the project including those with implementing partners
9. Ensure that the project documents are well maintained
10. Participate in operational research related to the project

Competencies and Experience
 A degree in Water Engineering, Sanitation and Health, or any other related field
 A Masters Degree in any of these fields will be an added advantage
 At least 5 years experience in Water and Sanitation Policy and strategy dialogue preferably with an International Non- Governmental Organization
 At least five years of professional experience in managing Water, Hygiene and Sanitation projects
 Experience in implementing EC grants with good knowledge donor requirements
 Proven skills & experience in report writing, team & budget management and MS office software
 Familiar with current issues in the field of development and children’s issues in particular in the context of Human Rights based programming
 Strong awareness of the importance of integration of water supply, sanitation and Hygiene in development
 Proven ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with all other local partners
 Experience in resource mobilization both at local and international levels

2. Project Facilitator- EC WASH Project (3 positions) based in Kamuli, Luwero and Tororo
The Project Facilitator will report to the lead Programme Unit Manager. He/she will have overall responsibility to undertake the day to day implementation of project interventions and coordination of the project activities in their respective work stations. He/She will work closely with the Project Coordinator as well as all project stakeholders and ensure that the project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner.

Major Responsibilities /Key result areas
1. Prepare budgets, work-plans, and reports and ensure that project budgets are effectively managed
2. Take a lead in implementation of project interventions
3. Community mobilization to promote participatory project implementation approaches
4. Community sensitization and awareness on dangers related to poor WASH practices and facilities
5. Proper documentation of all project activities as well as writing high quality and timely reports as per EC guidelines
6. Promote resource mobilization initiatives that enhance the community participation and performance
7. Work with stakeholders to refine indicators for evaluating the project successes
8. Organize participatory reviews, conduct regular assessment of progress on the project activities
9. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds allocated to implementing partners
10. Effective integration of project activities with other Plan supported initiatives in the Programme Unit
11.Create and coordinate community partnerships with other possible stakeholders (government, private sector, NGOs)

Competencies and Experience
 A Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or any other related field
 At least 5 years experience in implementing Water and Sanitation projects
 Experience in implementing EC grants with good knowledge donor requirements
 Familiar with issues in the fi eld of development and children’s issues in the context of Human Rights based programming
 Demonstrated knowledge and experience in report writing, budget tracking
 Proven experience & knowledge of leading sanitation approaches like CLTS, SanMark,
PHAST among others
 Ability to work effectively with donors and other partner organizations
 Proven ability and experience in community mobilization and participatory approaches
 Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office Software

3. Project Accountant – EC WASH Project (1 position) based in Kampala
The position reports to the Project Coordinator and will be responsible for day to day operations of the Project and partner activities in Kamuli, Luwero and Tororo districts on all finance related matters.

Major Responsibilities /Key result areas
1. Participate in budget preparation, management and control
2. Prepare all project financial reports and other documentation according to agreed upon EC guidelines
3. Assist the Project coordinator to manage the project budget in line with set policies and guidelines
4. Ensure proper management and maintenance of project assets i.e. furniture, fixtures and fittings,
vehicles, computers, motor cycles, etc including
those used by the partner.
5. Fleet management of project vehicle and cycles including fuel and cost controls including those used by the partners if any
6. Proper management of asset registers i.e. regular updating, insurance, disposal planning and proper utilization.
7. Proper management of project inventory/ stationary stocks and reconciliations
8. Any other task as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Competencies and Experience
 A University Degree in Commerce or Business Administration with a bias in Accounting
 At least 3 years working experience in a busy organization preferably in an NGO
 Experienced in Microsoft office applications i.e. excel, word, access and power point and accounting software packages such as SUN, Tally, Sage
 Skills and experience in Fleet , Asset and stores management preferably in an NGO

Personal Attributes:
 Team building and strategic planning skills,
 Strong problem solving ability and comfortable with multi-tasking
 Excellent interpersonal communication skills
 Strong analytical skills.
Suitably qualified candidates should submit a handwritten letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three references, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 16th February, 2011.

People & Culture Manager, Plan Uganda
P.O. Box 12075, Kampala
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th February, 2011.

As a child centered development organization,
Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER Job Vacancy (1 Position)

Job Title: SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER (1 VACANCY)
Scale: U3 (upper) Age: 25 Years and above

Terms of appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Minimum Qualifications: Honours Bachelors Degree in procurement/purchasing and supplies, or honours degree in any of the following discipline: Business Administration or commerce (procurement and supplies option) from a recognised university or institution or CIPS, Membership of a relevant professional institution is an added advantage. Computer knowledge is a requirement. Should have 3 years working experience in the same field in government or reputable organization.

Duties: Developing appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines for the procurement secretariat and contracts committee. Taking a lead in the preparation of bid documents for high value and highly specialised procurement. Participate in evaluation of bids for high value and specialised procurement

Enrolled Midwife, Enrolled Nurse Jobs Vacancies in Uganda (3 Positions)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts that exist in Kyenjojo District Local Government. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 (Revised 2008) to the SECRETARY, DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION P. O. BOX 1002, KYENJOJO, to be received not later than four (4) weeks from the date of publication.

Forms can be obtained from Public Service Commission’s Offices at Farmers House Kampala OR any District Service Commission. Applications should bear 3 passport photos and photocopies of supporting documents, with day time contact phone. Serving officers should route their applications through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.


POST: Enrolled Midwife - 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U7 Upper

Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * Should have enrolled midwifery certificate.
    * Should be registered with the Uganda nurses and Midwives council
    * Observation, judgment, counseling, and communication skills
    * Should have a patient - approach and pleasant personality.

Duties:

    * Providing total care to mothers during pregnancy with emphasis on identifying high risk cases and provision of health education.
    * Ensure that aseptic technique is adhere to in carrying out deliveries.
    * Provide total care to mothers during labour with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention of complication to mother and baby.
    * Any other official duties as assigned by the supervisor.

POST: Enrolled Nurse - 01 VACANCY
SCALE: U7 Upper
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * Minimum of O level education plus a certificate in enrolled nursing from a recognized institution.
    * Must be registered with the Uganda nurses and Midwives council.

Duties:

    * Attending to the nursing needs of both admitted and out patients in the health units.
    * Providing treatment to the patient as prescribed by a medical or clinical officer.
    * Reporting any medical complications pertaining to the patient to the supervisor or attending medical or clinical officer.
    * Any other official duty as assigned or required by the profession.

Clinical officer Jobs Career- 03 VACANCIES

 Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts that exist in Kyenjojo District Local Government. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 (Revised 2008) to the SECRETARY, DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION P. O. BOX 1002, KYENJOJO, to be received not later than four (4) weeks from the date of publication.

 Forms can be obtained from Public Service Commission’s Offices at Farmers House Kampala OR any District Service Commission. Applications should bear 3 passport photos and photocopies of supporting documents, with day time contact phone. Serving officers should route their applications through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Job Title: Clinical officer- 03 VACANCIES
SCALE: U5 Upper
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * Minimum of A level education plus a Diploma in clinical medicine • and community health care or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    * Should have management skills.
    * Should have counseling skills

Duties:

    * Examining and diagonising clinical ailments in patientsPrescribing treatment and administering medicaments.
    * Admitting patients with complicated health ailments or referring them to other health units.
    * Any other official duties as assigned or required by the profession.

Anaesthetic Officer, Anaesthetic Attendant Jobs Vacancies (4 Vacancies)

 Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts that exist in Kyenjojo District Local Government. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 (Revised 2008) to the SECRETARY, DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION P. O. BOX 1002, KYENJOJO, to be received not later than four (4) weeks from the date of publication.

 Forms can be obtained from Public Service Commission’s Offices at Farmers House Kampala OR any District Service Commission. Applications should bear 3 passport photos and photocopies of supporting documents, with day time contact phone. Serving officers should route their applications through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Job Title: Anaesthetic Officer- 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U5 Upper
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * Should be a trained clinical officer or double trained nurse with a higher diploma in anaesthesia from a recognized institution
    * Should be registered with the Allied health professionals council

Duties:

    * Participate in clinical work and ensuring proper management of patients and the unit.
    * Liaising with ward managent in pre and post operative patient care.
    * Participate in the management of disaster situations and providing resuscitation services.
    * Adhering to the professional code of conduct.


POST: Anaesthetic Attendant- 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U8 Upper
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * O level certificate
    * Communication skills and interpersonal relationship

Duties:

    * Preparing anaesthetic machines for surgery
    * Laying the drug trolley
    * Assisting the anaesthetist to administer anaesthesia to patients
    * Cleaning and storing the equipment and machine after operation.
    * Any other official duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Askari- Security Jobs- 02 VACANCIES

Job Title: ASKARI- 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U8 Lower
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * At least an O level certificate with training in security matters.
    * Previous experience of at least 6 months as security guard
    * Knowledge of Swahili will be an added advantage

Duties:

    * Checking all premises at the close of the day to ensure that doors and windows are properly locked
    * Apprehending suspected characters and questioning them for proper identification.
    * Guarding against removal of property by unauthorized persons
    * Any other related duties to the post.

PORTER- 02 VACANCIES

Job Title: PORTER- 02 VACANCIES

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts that exist in Kyenjojo District Local Government. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 (Revised 2008) to the SECRETARY, DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION P. O. BOX 1002, KYENJOJO, to be received not later than four (4) weeks from the date of publication.

 Forms can be obtained from Public Service Commission’s Offices at Farmers House Kampala OR any District Service Commission. Applications should bear 3 passport photos and photocopies of supporting documents, with day time contact phone. Serving officers should route their applications through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.
SCALE: U8 Lower
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * At least an O level certificate
    * Should be self motivated and ability to priotise work

Duties:

    * Slashing grass in the compound
    * Digging around buildings and flower gardens
    * Washing and cleaning dormitories /wards.
    * Any other related duties to the post.

Accounts Assistants - 03 Vacancies

Job Title: Accounts Assistants - 03 Vacancies.



Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts that exist in Kyenjojo District Local Government. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 (Revised 2008) to the SECRETARY, DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION P. O. BOX 1002, KYENJOJO, to be received not later than four (4) weeks from the date of publication.

 Forms can be obtained from Public Service Commission’s Offices at Farmers House Kampala OR any District Service Commission. Applications should bear 3 passport photos and photocopies of supporting documents, with day time contact phone. Serving officers should route their applications through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.
Scale: U7 Upper

Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * A level with a Diploma in accounts or Uganda Diploma in Business Studies or the Equivalent from recognized institution.
    * Must have computer and accounting skills.

Duties:

    * Receiving revenue and issuing receipts for record purposes.
    * Preparing books of accounts for purposes of accountability.
    * Banking revenue and carry out reconciliation on bank statements to iron out discrepancies.Any other official duty as assigned by the supervisor.

District Service Commision- Local Government Jobs In Uganda

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts that exist in Kyenjojo District Local Government. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 (Revised 2008) to the SECRETARY, DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION P. O. BOX 1002, KYENJOJO, to be received not later than four (4) weeks from the date of publication.

 Forms can be obtained from Public Service Commission’s Offices at Farmers House Kampala OR any District Service Commission. Applications should bear 3 passport photos and photocopies of supporting documents, with day time contact phone. Serving officers should route their applications through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

DEPARTMENT: PROCUREMENT AND DISPOSAL UNIT
POST: SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER (1 VACANCY)
Scale: U3 (upper) Age: 25 Years and above

Terms of appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Minimum Qualifications: Honours Bachelors Degree in procurement/purchasing and supplies, or honours degree in any of the following discipline: Business Administration or commerce (procurement and supplies option) from a recognised university or institution or CIPS, Membership of a relevant professional institution is an added advantage. Computer knowledge is a requirement. Should have 3 years working experience in the same field in government or reputable organization.

Duties: Developing appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines for the procurement secretariat and contracts committee. Taking a lead in the preparation of bid documents for high value and highly specialised procurement. Participate in evaluation of bids for high value and specialised procurement

DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION SECTOR
POST: SENIOR EDUCATION OFFICER - 01 - VACANCY
SCALE: U3 Lower
Terms of appointment: P& P

Age limit: 30yrs & above

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * An honors degree in education with a post graduate diploma in management or education.
    * Should have well developed management skills
    * Should have communication,negotiation and interpersonal relationship skills
    * 3yrs experience in the teaching profession and education management
    * Ability to coach and develop subordinates

Duties:

    * Monitoring the implementation of Education policies.
    * Monitoring the management of government aided and private educational institutions.
    * Initiating and developing systems and plans to facilitate and to sustain quality education in the private and public sector
    * Any other official duties as assigned by the supervisor.

POST: SENIOR INPECTOR OF SCHOOLS
SCALE: U3 Lower 01 VACANCY
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: P&P

Age limit: 30yrs and above.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * An honors First degree in Education with additional training in • educational management or related field
    * At lease 3 yrs of working experience and proven excellent skills in teaching, inspection, and educational management.Analytical and evaluation skills
    * Communication and interpersonal relationship skills

Duties

    * Undertaking school inspection and supervision to ensure compliance with government policy, programmes, regulations, and standards.
    * Preparing reports on assessment of curriculum and evaluation of the quality of teaching.
    * Planning and conducting teacher staff development programmes in collaboration with other stakeholders.
    * Perform any other official duties as assigned by the supervisor.

DEPARTMENT: Finance
POST: Accounts Assistants - 03 Vacancies.
Scale: U7 Upper

Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * A level with a Diploma in accounts or Uganda Diploma in Business Studies or the Equivalent from recognized institution.
    * Must have computer and accounting skills.

Duties:

    * Receiving revenue and issuing receipts for record purposes.
    * Preparing books of accounts for purposes of accountability.
    * Banking revenue and carry out reconciliation on bank statements to iron out discrepancies.Any other official duty as assigned by the supervisor.

DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
POST: Enrolled Midwife - 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U7 Upper

Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * Should have enrolled midwifery certificate.
    * Should be registered with the Uganda nurses and Midwives council
    * Observation, judgment, counseling, and communication skills
    * Should have a patient - approach and pleasant personality.

Duties:

    * Providing total care to mothers during pregnancy with emphasis on identifying high risk cases and provision of health education.
    * Ensure that aseptic technique is adhere to in carrying out deliveries.
    * Provide total care to mothers during labour with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention of complication to mother and baby.
    * Any other official duties as assigned by the supervisor.

POST: Enrolled Nurse - 01 VACANCY
SCALE: U7 Upper
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * Minimum of O level education plus a certificate in enrolled nursing from a recognized institution.
    * Must be registered with the Uganda nurses and Midwives council.

Duties:

    * Attending to the nursing needs of both admitted and out patients in the health units.
    * Providing treatment to the patient as prescribed by a medical or clinical officer.
    * Reporting any medical complications pertaining to the patient to the supervisor or attending medical or clinical officer.
    * Any other official duty as assigned or required by the profession.

POST: Clinical officer- 03 VACANCIES
SCALE: U5 Upper
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * Minimum of A level education plus a Diploma in clinical medicine • and community health care or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    * Should have management skills.
    * Should have counseling skills

Duties:

    * Examining and diagonising clinical ailments in patientsPrescribing treatment and administering medicaments.
    * Admitting patients with complicated health ailments or referring them to other health units.
    * Any other official duties as assigned or required by the profession.


POST: Anaesthetic Officer- 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U5 Upper
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * Should be a trained clinical officer or double trained nurse with a higher diploma in anaesthesia from a recognized institution
    * Should be registered with the Allied health professionals council

Duties:

    * Participate in clinical work and ensuring proper management of patients and the unit.
    * Liaising with ward managent in pre and post operative patient care.
    * Participate in the management of disaster situations and providing resuscitation services.
    * Adhering to the professional code of conduct.


POST: Anaesthetic Attendant- 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U8 Upper
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * O level certificate
    * Communication skills and interpersonal relationship

Duties:

    * Preparing anaesthetic machines for surgery
    * Laying the drug trolley
    * Assisting the anaesthetist to administer anaesthesia to patients
    * Cleaning and storing the equipment and machine after operation.
    * Any other official duty as assigned by the supervisor.

POST: ASKARI- 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U8 Lower
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * At least an O level certificate with training in security matters.
    * Previous experience of at least 6 months as security guard
    * Knowledge of Swahili will be an added advantage

Duties:

    * Checking all premises at the close of the day to ensure that doors and windows are properly locked
    * Apprehending suspected characters and questioning them for proper identification.
    * Guarding against removal of property by unauthorized persons
    * Any other related duties to the post.

POST: PORTER- 02 VACANCIES
SCALE: U8 Lower
Terms of Appointment: Probation for 6 months.

Age limit: 21- 50 years.

Qualifications/personal specifications

    * At least an O level certificate
    * Should be self motivated and ability to priotise work

Duties:

    * Slashing grass in the compound
    * Digging around buildings and flower gardens
    * Washing and cleaning dormitories /wards.
    * Any other related duties to the post.

Project Engineer Job Vacancy at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title: PROJECT ENGINEER

THE Board of Directors of Uganda National Roads Authority invites application from suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of Project Engineer based on the specifications indicated below:


[ii] Scope of the position: The holder of this post is responsible for processing from feasibility to completion one or more major road, bridge, ferry or other infrastructure projects. Regular external liaison with and negotiation with Government departments and agencies, funding agencies, consultants and contractors is required in addition to day to day liaison with other Authority staff. The performance of the post holder is reflected in the quality of project documentation, the timely delivery of each project stage and the quality and fitness or purpose of the finished works.

[iii] Position relationships
- Reports to a Project Manager.

- Supervises subordinate Engineers.

- Liaises with the funding agencies for each project.

- Liaises with the technical specialists in the Network Services Division.

- Liaises with staff of relevant Government organizations.

- Oversees inputs from consultants and other external specialists.

[iv) Key duties & responsibilities

1. Ensures, for each project allocated, a clear understanding of the key stakeholders, financing arrangements, land acquisition requirements and the current project status.

2. Prepares, from scratch or any handover report, a takeover report covering the above matters, key issues and parameters such as variations from the Division's Operations procedures manual or the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations and including a time based master implementation plan covering all project stages.

3. Identifies the key players involved in each projects stage and agrees with them their inputs, timing and duration.

4. Agrees with the Authority's procurement Unit the scope, content and timing of necessary submissions to the Unit.

5. Prepares detailed time based implementation plans, commensurate with the master plan, for each project stage, including land and property acquisitions.

6. Prepares procurement documentation for necessary studies and design and supervision consultancies.

7. Reviews all consultancy deliverables, engineering reports and tender documentation and ensures their scrutiny by relevant internal or external technical specialists.

8. Prepares invitations to pre-qualify or tender for works documents.

9. Arranges for advertising of invitations to tender, conducts prequalifications, drafts shortlists, organizes pre- tender meetings and provides responses to bidder questions.

10. Prepares necessary submissions to the Procurement Unit.

11. Oversees the performance of consultants supervising works contracts and reviews their monthly and other reports.

12. Reports on works contracts issues requiring resolution by the client.

13. Monitors physical and financial performance at every stage of the project, including attendance at monthly works contract site meetings and by regular inspection of works progress and quality.

14. Reports on actual or potential delays to project implementation and identifies remedial measures and costs.

15. Prepares regular and hoc physical and financial project report as required.

16. Prepares a comprehensive handover report if relinquishing responsibility of a project.

17. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager from time to time.

[v] Person specification: The applicant must be a registered engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. A relevant post graduate qualification would be an advantage.

At least five years road sector experience is required, including experience in the preparation, supervision or implementation of major works contracts. Knowledge of road planning and design processes as well as specifications and procurement is essential.

[vi] Position Grade: Grade SG 4

Salaries and Benefits:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of benefits.

Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:

(i) a capability statement detailing the applicant's general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience

(ii) copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the submitted testimonials);

(iii) detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;

(iv) current salary;

(v) three referees; and

(vi) postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:


The Secretary to the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487 - Kampala, Uganda.

To reach the Secretary not later than 11 February 2011 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.

Construction and Plumbing Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

A reputable construction company is looking for driven and trust worth individauls to fill the following positions

Job title: Construction Supervisor
Job roles and Qualifications
Interpret architectural drawings
Communicate in english and atleast 2 local langages preferably Luganda and Kiswahili
Write Reports and Formulate budgets
Use computer and Ms Office
Supervise a diverse work force
Manage procurement of materials
Ensure quality and Standards

Job Title: Plumbers
Job Roles and qualification
Ability to work at Various sites and to multi-task is desirable
Proven experience is an added advantage

How to Apply
Send Cvs, copies of certificates of education, applications and 3 references
To
The Manager
IMG Construction
Plot 4686, St Barnabs Road,
Namuwongo, Po Box 8177, Kampala

deadline: Friday, Feb. 4th 2011

Program Officer, Program Manager- Violence against Women Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Program Officer- Violence against Women department
Responsibilities
Support the coordination and functioning of the GBV Prevention Network
Maintain relationship with all the network members
Provide programmatic and administrative support
Development of communication campaigns
Research and writing of tri-annual newsletter
Facilitation of interactive training workshops


Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree in a related field
At least 2 years working experience in NGO
Integrity, commitment and passion for work
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Good computer skills


Job Title: Program Manager- Violence against Women Department
Job Responsibilities
Oversee and support all programs, activities and staff of the VAW prevention department
Contribute to strategic directions
Facilitate training and mentor staff
Provide technical support to regional partners
Support documentation of M&E
Oversee the presentation of budgets and financial reporting

Job Qualifications
At least 10 years relevant work experience with at least 5 years in managerial
Excellent writing and computer skills
MA degree and relevant experience
Ability and willingness to travel 30% of the time



Application Procedure
Through out cover letter
CV
One page writing sample
 (a) For Program officers about how to stay organized at the work place
(b) For Program Managers about how you should foster and sustain a positive, innovative, result oriented work place.

Submit to
Plot 16 Tufnell Drive Kamwokya, Po Box 6770, Kampala or
info@raisingvoices.org (with the subject line: VAW Program Manager application or VAW Program Officer Application)

Do not send transcripts/certificates
Deadline: Feb 11th 2011

Only short listed candidates will be contacted by Feb 25th 2011

Raising Voices Uganda Jobs Career Opportunities

Job Title: Program Manager- Violence against Women Department
Job Responsibilities
Oversee and support all programs, activities and staff of the VAW prevention department
Contribute to strategic directions
Facilitate training and mentor staff
Provide technical support to regional partners
Support documentantion of M&E
Oversee the presenation of budgets and financial reporting

Job Qualifications
At leat 10 years relevant work experience with at least 5 years in managerial
Excellent writting and computer skills
MA degree and relevant experience
Ability and willingness to travel 30% of the time



One page writing sample

(b) For Program Managers about how you should foster and sustain a positive, innovative, result oriented work place.

Submit to
Plot 16 Tufnell Drive Kamwokya, Po Box 6770, Kampala or
info@raisingvoices.org (with the subject line: VAW Program Manager application

Do not send transcripts/certificates
Deadline: Feb 11th 2011

Only short listed candidates will be contacted by Feb 25th 2011


Jobs Vacancies at Raising Voices- Uganda

Job Title: Program Officer- Violence Against Women department
Job Responsibilities
Support the coordination and functioning of the GBV Prevention Network
Maintain relationship with all the network members
Provide programmatic and administrative support
Development of communication campaigns
Research and writing of tri-annual newsletter
Facilitation of interactive training workshops


Job Qualifications
A bachelors degree in a related field
At least 2 years working experience in NGO
Integrity, commitment and passion for work
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Good computer skills

Application Procedure
Thorough out cover letter
CV
One page writing sample
 (a) For Program officers about how to stay organized at the work place


Submit to
Plot 16 Tufnell Drive Kamwokya, Po Box 6770, Kampala or
info@raisingvoices.org (with the subject line:  VAW Program Officer Application)

Do not send transcripts/certificates
Deadline: Feb 11th 2011

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Feb 25th 2011

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Jobs Vacancies- Career Opportunity

 Job Title: Project Manager – Food Security and Livelihoods
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation. Our task is to improve international protection of refugees and internally displaced persons, and to offer humanitarian assistance regardless of race, nationality or political views.



NRC is seeking to recruit a Ugandan national to fi ll the vacancy of Project Manager – Food Security and Livelihoods. NRC is looking for a vibrant, mature, visionary and experienced person who can step into a very dynamic programme setting and keep the pace. A professional who instills confi dence, is able to quickly establish an overview and not least work closely with a dedicated team of staff, as well as with other stakeholders.
Job summary
The Project Manager Food Security & Livelihoods will have the main responsibility for the overall strategic development, continuous contextual relevance of programming and implementation of the Food Security & Livelihoods Programme in Northern Uganda. The Project Manager Food Security & Livelihoods will report to the NRC Uganda Country Director. Key tasks and responsibilities
Manages fully the programme portfolio in accordance with NRC’s policies and donors’ guidelines
Contributes to the development of overall and Food Security and Livelihoods specifi c strategies and action plans
Contributes to on-going advocacy work related to programme priorities
Ensures sound fi nancial management of approved budgets
Is responsible for preparing applications and budgets to relevant donors
Prepares frequent reports for Country Management, NRC Oslo, and donors
Provides direction, motivating support and supervision to the Food Security and Livelihoods staff
Ensures performance management processes for Food Security and Livelihoods staff

Minimum qualifications and skills Degree in Agriculture, Social Sciences or other relevant discipline
At least fi ve years operational experience with programme management and development with an international NGO or UN
Experience in working with an integrated food security and livelihoods programme
Proven experience in strategic and critical thinking
Experience in a displacement related programme is an added advantage
Background in community participation approach
Proven planning skills, experience in development of proposals, report writing and ability to prepare manageable work plans and to evaluate progress
Sound financial and personnel management skills
Sound communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
Significant understanding of post-conflict situations
Computer skills in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and SPSS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send their electronic application in MS Word or pdf file containing a cover letter indicating suitability for the position, Curriculum Vitae, scanned copies of the most relevant certificates, daytime telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees (including present or last supervisor) to: applications@nrc.or.ug.
Please indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for. Applications should reach NRC latest 10th February 2011 at 5:00 pm.
 Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Interviews will be conducted in the 3rd week of February,
2011.

Jobs in Airtel- MANAGER USAGE & RETENTION Vacancy

Job Title:  MANAGER USAGE & RETENTION
Company Name :     AIRTEL UGANDA
Company Profile :     Airtel a leading telecom company is in need of A MANAGER USAGE & RETENTION

Responsible to: HEAD MARKETING
Job Purpose:
Develop segment wide initiatives, continuously monitor all drivers for the local voice revenue bucket and develop targeted initiatives to maximise revenue growth and minimise churn Key Result Areas 1. Develop plans and budgets for the Usage and retention section in line with the business objectives 2. Analyze customer behavior patterns through various parameters to generate insights to increasing revenue. Revenue and churn forecasting 3. Develop initiatives and campaigns to grow minutes of use and continuously monitor all drivers for local voice revenue bucket 4. Own and update the local voice marketing score card, which analyses all the local drivers to local revenues 5. Track and monitor the financial impact of new and existing products and the financial performance, including revenue growth 6. Monitor usage pattern of customers using intelligence tools like GIS and BI Attaining month on month Usage and Revenue targets 7. Develop and implement loyalty and churn management initiatives and campaigns 8. Develop a solutions and products pipeline for the revenue bucket 9. Work with IT to support implementation of innovative products and solutions 10. Liaise with customer services to support communication to customers on new products and services 11. Manage, develop and motivate the team to deliver on the business objectives
Experience :     4 (Years)
Job Type :     Full Time
Industry Type :     IT/Telecom
Functional Area :     Marketing/Sales
Location :     Kampala Uganda

Skill Set :
You have • Bachelors degree in business, MBA is desirable but not a must • 4 – 7 proven years in planning (commercial and financial) and analysis in a commercial setting • Background in Business Analysis • At least 3 years experience in management • Experience building and developing channels • High level of knowledge of marketing • Customer Focus • Business awareness • Strong analytical and strategic skills • Excellent planning and organizational skills • Excellent interpersonal skills • Sets high personal standards and is goal oriented • Strong coaching and leadership skills • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

How to Apply:     Please note • Attach copies of all academic documents. • Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification. • We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not hear from us within 3 weeks from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV’s with a day phone contact, address and an email address to – The Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Manager. Closing date: 4th February 2011.

   
Address :     PLOT 40, JINJA ROAD,P.O.BOX: 6771
Job Posted on :     31 Jan 2011
Apply Before Date :     04 Feb 2011

Corporate Sales Manager Job Vacany in Airtel- Career Opportunity

Job Title: Corporate Sales Manager
Company Name :     AIRTEL UGANDA
Company Profile :     Airtel a leading telecom is in need of A CORPORATE SALES MANAGER

Responsible to: SALES & MARKETING DIRECTOR Job Purpose: Implements and maintains the sales strategy and business plan within the Corporate Segment and ensures they are in line with Group guidelines and strategy. Manages the Corporate Sales team to ensure that sales targets in the segment are met. Key Result Areas 1. Defines and executes sales strategies/plans to ensure revenue growth 2. Ensures that sales plans are consistent with Airtels Corporate goals and objectives 3. Accurately forecasts annual, quarterly and monthly revenue streams and sets performance goals for self and the team accordingly. 4. Tracks progress monthly and quarterly against operational target 5. Continually reviews competitor activities and come up with mitigation measures 6. Develops Corporate after sales support plans and roll out. 7. Direct the development and implementation of sales processes, tools and capabilities within the Corporate segment: 8. Develop and maintain optimal Customer Relationships 9. Continually assess customer satisfaction levels by reviewing and where necessary organising 3rd party tracking/audit. 10. Identify problem accounts and take action to bring down levels of outstanding debt/ Monitor the dunning process to ensure efficiency. 11. Work hand in hand with marketing to develop and implement relevant trade promotions and campaigns for the corporate segment. 12. Continually gather and analyse market intelligence and share with marketing, where possible with recommendations 13. Engage and develop staff within the Corporate Sales function
Experience :     5 (Years)
Job Type :     Full Time
Industry Type :     IT/Telecom
Functional Area :     Marketing/Sales
Location :     Kampala Uganda

Skill Set :   
You have • 5 proven successful years of sales with a combination of direct and indirect (distributors) market approach in the Telecommunications Industry or FMCG environment • Solid knowledge of channel and indirect sales; direct sales experience desirable • Minimum of 2 years experience in sales management • Customer focused • Business awareness • Strong analytical and strategic skills • Excellent planning and organisational skills • Excellent interpersonal skills • Sets high personal standards and is goal oriented • Strong coaching skills • Excellent communications skills, both orally and in writing • Excellent presentation skills • Strong influencing skills • Leadership and management skills

How to Apply:     Please note • Attach copies of all academic documents. • Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification. • We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not hear from us within 1 week from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV’s with a day phone contact, address and an email address to – The Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Manager. Closing date: 4th February 2011.

  
Address :     PLOT 40, JINJA ROAD,P.O.BOX: 6771
Job Posted on :     31 Jan 2011
Apply Before Date :     04 Feb 2011

Jobs Vacancies Employment in Airtel (NEW)

Job Title: MANAGER HIGH END SERVICE EXPERIENCE
Company Name :     AIRTEL UGANDA
Company Profile :     Airtel a leading telecom is in need of A MANAGER HIGH END SERVICE EXPERIENCE

Responsible to: HEAD CUSTOMER SERVICE
Job Purpose: Design, Implement, Analyze and Monitor the Corporate subscriber base and all High Value (Retail postpaid and Prepaid) customers, through proactive retention & loyalty offers to ensure increased revenue, debt recovery, minimize credit risk , churn reduction and high customer satisfaction and +1 network experience. Key Result Areas 1. Define the roadmap for the post paid and high end retail suite in alignment with overall customer service Delivery strategy to increase assured revenue with current and future subscriber numbers 2. Define the elements for Customer Life Cycle Management for the differentiated segments. 3. Conduct environmental analysis and provide clear impact on high value customers and post paid subscribers for business decision making 4. Co-ordinate across functions all stakeholders functions and identify input to deliver seamless and efficient service. 5. Propose and implement plans for continuous revenue generation events on Post-paid and High end Retail platforms. 6. Establish processes that will support Customer Service delivery for post paid suite and high value retail customers and deliver on high Customer satisfaction index and drive down churn numbers. 7. Establish a forum for Meeting with selective high profile customer & celebrities’ month on month basis for complaint resolution, general feedback, relationship building etc 8. Identify areas of non performance with the aim of reducing process defects by influencing and ensuring all process delivers as per norms 9. Achieve effective relationship building with partners and increase efficiency and value add by creating forum for continuous communication. 10. Delivering on the Postpaid collections and bad debt number 11. Build and Motivate to team to deliver on Business Unit goals
Experience :     5 (Years)
Job Type :     Full Time
Industry Type :     IT/Telecom
Functional Area :     Customer Service
Location :     Kampala Uganda

Skill Set :   
You have • University degree in any field • 5 years experience and at least 2 in management role. • Customer care training • Related experience in role preferably within the Telecoms industry. • Business Awareness • Goal oriented • Customer Loyalty systems savvy • Strong numeric ability • Surveys and research and Trending skills • Strong Interpersonal Skills & People Centric. • Eye for details • Environmental Knowledge particularly of corporate • Communication skills

How to Apply:
Please note • Attach copies of all academic documents. • Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification. • We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not hear from us within 1 week from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV’s with a day phone contact, address and an email address to – The Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Manager. Closing date: 4th February 2011.

   
Address :     PLOT 40, JINJA ROAD,P.O.BOX: 6771
Job Posted on :     31 Jan 2011
Apply Before Date :     04 Feb 2011

Manager Service Experience Job Vacancy In Airtel

Job Title: Manager Service Experience
Company Name :     AIRTEL UGANDA

Company Profile :     Airtel a leading telecom is in need of A MANAGER SERVICE EXPERIENCE
Responsible to: HEAD CUSTOMER SERVICE
Job Purpose:
Provide the leadership in defining and Operationalize Service Models for all customer lifecycle stages; KYC/Sim Registration, provisioning across different products/services etc. In addition will define and operationalize the Customer Communication policy framework for Airtel Uganda. Act as the custodian for audit and custodian within CSD. Key Result Areas 1. Creating highly effective and efficient service models for the above customer life cycle touch points 2. Define and operationalize policies, platforms and processes to ensure a superior and delightful experience 3. Create and Implement a “Plus One” First Time activation process (KYC/Sim Registration) which will provides the Business with an edge in the market while remaining compliant with the laws in Uganda. 4. Provide leadership for the Provisioning function ( postpaid and prepaid) – ensure robust basic processes as well as identify opportunities to enhance Customer experience to create a competitive edge in the market e.g Number choice for prepaid Customers, Self Sim Swap processes 5. Enhancing the Trustworthy attribute of the brand by ensuring that all communication is Honest and Transparent 6. Own Customer Communication process and policies – structure and implementation across OpCo’s 7. Ensure standardization, consistency and relevance of content on Switch, SMSs, Mailers, USDs, IVR/OBD. 8. Provide Communication support for New products and services launched 9. Build a mechanism to review the compliance of all policies and processes 10. Maximize effectiveness of all communication at/through Switch, SMSs, Mailers, USSDs, IVR/OBD 11. Ensure compliance to the laid down Internal and External Regulatory policy ( Do not disturb etc) 12. Build Platforms which provide scalability for customer communication Initiatives as well as the ability to send communication in vernacular language
Experience :     5 (Years)
Job Type :     Full Time
Industry Type :     IT/Telecom
Functional Area :     Marketing/Sales
Location :     Kampala Uganda

Skill Set :     You have • university degree in business/Equivalent qualification, • 5+ years with experience in field of sales or marketing with at least 2years leadership • Proven ability to analyze complex business issues and identify , design and implement effective practical recommendations • Excellent knowledge in customer experience discipline/profession • Able to work under high stress with short term targets and objectives • Able to handle, prioritize, multiple projects simultaneously • Business Acumen • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills • Excellent planning skills

How to Apply:
Please note • Attach copies of all academic documents. • Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification. • We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not hear from us within 1 week from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV’s with a day phone contact, address and an email address to – The Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Manager. Closing date: 4thFebruary 2011.

   
Address :     PLOT 40, JINJA ROAD,P.O.BOX: 6771
Job Posted on :     31 Jan 2011
Apply Before Date :     04 Feb 2011

Jobs in Airtel Uganda- MANAGER AUDIT & COMPLIANCE

Job Title: MANAGER AUDIT & COMPLIANCE (Policies, processes & projects)
Company Name :     AIRTEL UGANDA
Company Profile :     Airtel a leading telecom is in need of A MANAGER AUDIT & COMPLIANCE (Policies, processes & projects)

Job Description :  
  Responsible to: HEAD CUSTOMER SERVICE Job Purpose: Create and develop relevant policies and processes for all contact type. Responsible to implement continuous process improvement so as to ensure a superior and delightful customer experience. Key Result Areas 1. Define Processes, Policies and Scripts (call flows) that will guide Contact Points on step by step handling of customers queries to ensure a superior and delightful experience 2. Review and update customer contact and business processes to enhance Customer experience 3. Ensure Process awareness in all customer care department 4. Define and review Task Management Processes 5. Hands on support to customer care systems users 6. Develop Accurate Reason for call codes so as to capture all customers issues 7. Ensure systems reports are provided on time with all necessary incidences. 8. Build a mechanism to review the compliance of all policies and processes 9. Conduct Process Audit to identify gaps 10. Report on Customer Care Projects Progress
Experience :     3 (Years)
Job Type :     Full Time
Industry Type :     IT/Telecom
Functional Area :     Accounting/Tax/Audit
Location :     Kampala Uganda
Skill Set :     You have • University degree in any field • 3 years experience in related work. • IT Literacy • Developed Business analysis skills • Working knowledge of different areas /units of Customer Care • In-depth knowledge of customer care operating procedures and processes Environmental Knowledge particularly of corporate • Communication skills


How to Apply:
Please note • Attach copies of all academic documents. • Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification. • We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not hear from us within 1 week from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV’s with a day phone contact, address and an email address to – The Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Manager. Closing date: 4th February 2011.
   
Address :     PLOT 40, JINJA ROAD,P.O.BOX: 6771
Job Posted on :     31 Jan 2011
Apply Before Date :     04 Feb 2011

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Jobs- For Ugandans Only

Job Title: Protection Officer
Company:Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Location: Kampala
(Important Note – Position open to Ugandan nationals only)
The incumbent will perform the following functions:
- Direct the activities of the HRTK Uganda office relating to the protection of refugees in line with HRTK Standard Operating Procedures;
- Conduct interviews and assesses protection needs and eligibility for durable solutions; perform family composition and best interest determination (BID) interviews;
- Spearhead capacity building activities and conduct training on refugee protection and durable solutions for partners and beneficiaries; Follow up on cases and provide partners and refugees counseling and feedback on the status and processing of individual cases;
- Organize and coordinate refugees clients to attend all external appointments;
- Liaise with and promote relevant entities to meet their responsibilities with regard to the protection of refugees in observance of universally recognized principles of human rights and refugee law;
- Monitor all protection issues and co-ordinate with other entities to ensure the organization is fully informed about the situation of refugees in the region;
- Ensure ongoing maintenance of data and prepare period reports on activities;
- Participate and inform strategic planning and implementation of projects;
- Provides legal support and advise; and
- Performs other duties as required.

Requirements

Education – University degree in law (LLB) a must, good knowledge of human rights doctrine and/or extensive field experience in refugee law.
Skills and competencies:
- Computer literacy a must: excellent working knowledge with WORD, ACCESS and EXCEL
- Data handling skills and previous exposure to databases an asset.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Experience
No less than 4 years previous job experience, including at least 1 year in a legal position. Experience working in the field of refugee protection and assistance.
Languages: Proficiency in English. Knowledge of Swahili and/French an added advantage

How to apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment.hiaskenya@gmail.com Indicate Vacancy Notice No HRTK/UG/PO/11/01 in the subject line.
Important: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification. Late applications will not be accpeted

Deadline: 3rd Feb 2011

Media Jobs in Uganda- Manager

Company: Continental Outdoor
Job Description
Do you have general management experience?
This is your opportunity to join the biggest outdoor media company in sub-Saharan Africa as General Manager for Uganda

Job Details
Minimum requirements

* A university degree in Commerce, Communication or Business Management
* At least 3 years Managerial experience
* At least 3 years experience in running a branch
* Previous experience in Africa would be advantageous
* Preferably Ugandan citizen
* Must be computer literate – MS Office
Key Tasks & Responsibilities
* Assisting with the achievement of defined goals and targets with regards to general sales, client servicing, PR and marketing initiatives
* Providing macro assistance to operations co-ordination and implementing initiatives that will enhance the business model
* Co-ordination and effective implementation of development initiatives
* Monitoring of capex expenditure
* Branch reporting
* Assistance with quarterly branch performance reviews and annual staffing reviews
* Assistance with the annual budget planning process
* Providing guidance to branch management with respect to staffing and general HR issues
* Assisting with new project initiatives
* Providing an effective communication and implementation conduit between departments and the branches with regards to improving overall communication and achievement of the best possible integration of all facets of the business
If you believe you meet the requirements please send your CV to recruitment@continentaloutdoor.com
Applications close 7 February 2011.
Please quote Ref. GMU002 in the subject line.
If you do not receive any feedback by 21 February 2011, please consider your application unsuccessful.
The appointment of candidates is at the sole discretion of the company

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