The Microsoft Award for Young Scientists- Apply

The TWAS-AAS-Microsoft Award for Young Scientists

The Prize will recognize young scientists in Africa whose research in computer science promises to have a positive impact in the developing world. Each year, three winners will be selected from different countries on the continent. Each recipient will receive a Euro 7,000 cash award generously contributed by Microsoft. Deadline: 31 July 2011.

Microsoft Research, in partnership with TWAS and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), has established the TWAS-AAS-Microsoft Award for Young Scientists to recognize young scientists working and living in Africa whose research in computer science has had, or could have, a positive impact in the developing world.
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Each year three winners are selected from three different African countries.

Each winner receives EUR 7,000, of which EUR 2,000 may be spent at the recipient's discretion and EUR 5,000 shall be earmarked for further research. Each prize also carries a certificate bearing a citation highlighting the major contributions for which the prize is awarded.

The prizes are presented to the recipients at a special ceremony held each year in Nairobi, Kenya, organized by TWAS and AAS.

Eligibility

Nominees can be any nationality, but must have been resident and working in Africa for at least the two years immediately prior to their nomination. Example: For the 31 July 2011 nomination deadline, nominees should have been resident in Africa since at least 1 August 2009.

Nominees must have received their most recent degree (Master's or Ph.D.) within the previous ten years.

Employees of TWAS, AAS and Microsoft Research as well as employees of other industry research laboratories and anyone involved in the administration of this award, are not eligible.

Nominations

Nominations are invited from national science academies, previous winners, senior academics (heads of departments, heads of universities), members of TWAS and AAS, academics invited by Microsoft, etc.
Nominations of women scientists are particularly encouraged.

Self-nomination or nomination by selection committee members is not accepted.

Selection Process

The selection process will be administered by TWAS in collaboration with AAS. The assessment will be based on past achievements in the field, rather than future plans, with the exception that where two candidates are deemed to be equal, the strength of proposed research programmes may be considered to select a winner.

2011 Nomination Form

Click here to download the nomination form and info sheet (Word file). Deadline: 31 July 2011
Contact

Inquiries should be addressed to:

TWAS-AAS-Microsoft Award for Young Scientists
ICTP Campus, Strada Costiera 11
I-34151 Trieste, Italy
Phone: +39 040 2240-387
Fax: +39 040 2240-689
E-mail: prizes@twas.org

TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants ( Science and Technology)

For young scientists in OIC countries working in science and technology to enable them to purchase the research facilities they need to enhance their productivity. Deadline: 31 August each year.



The OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH)-TWAS Joint Research Grants Programme complements the TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences and the Research Grants Programme of the International Foundation for Science (IFS).

The programme aims at encouraging the pursuit of scientific excellence in OIC countries by identifying and supporting the best young scientists in these countries; reinforcing and promoting scientific research and strengthening the endogenous capacity in science and technology; and counteracting the brain drain and reducing the exodus of scientific talent from the OIC countries.

COMSTECH-TWAS Joint Research Grants are awarded to high-level and promising research projects carried out by young individual scientists in OIC countries.
A Research Grant amounts to a maximum of US$15,000.
A grant is normally provided for a period of 18 months and is renewable once.
A grant may be used to purchase scientific equipment, consumables and specialized literature (textbooks and proceedings only). The grant does not cover salaries of researchers and/or students, field expenses, travel expenses and/or participation in international conferences.


Subject Areas

The programme provides support for research projects in the following fields of science and technology: earth sciences, engineering sciences, information technology and computer sciences, materials science including nanotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences and renewable energy.

Eligibility of Applicants

Individual applicants must be nationals of OIC Member States, with a PhD and some research experience, but at the beginning of their careers. They should hold positions at universities or research institutions in one of the OIC countries. As a general rule, the grants are awarded to competent scientists under the age of 40 years.
Scientists who submit a satisfactory final report on a previous grant may apply for a renewal.


Agreement

A written agreement is made between TWAS, the grantee and his/her institute. The institute undertakes to administer the grant according to the agreement and to provide laboratory space, salaries and other facilities necessary for the project. Equipment, consumables and literature provided for the project through the COMSTECH-TWAS Joint Research Grants Programme remain the property of the institute after the project is completed.
The research grant is kept at TWAS for the purchase of all items requested by the grantee. TWAS contacts the supplier(s) upon receipt of proforma invoices submitted by the grantee in accordance with the itemized budget.
Awardees are required to submit a final report within one year of receipt of the last items purchased.


How to apply

Complete the electronic application form (see link at the bottom of this page, under 'related content') using Microsoft Word or any other word-processing programme.
The first page of the application must be signed.
If extra space is needed, please attach separate Word documents.
Applicants should send separately, as an attachment, a detailed CV with the full list of publications.
Incomplete and/or unsigned applications cannot be considered.
Completed application form (together with CV and list of publications) should be sent by email to mahdavi@twas.org

TWAS will acknowledge receipt of an application within two weeks. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within this period please contact: Mrs M.T. Mahdavi, TWAS, ICTP Campus, Strada Costiera 11, 34151 Trieste, Italy. Phone: +39 040 2240325, Fax: +39 040 224559, e-mail: mahdavi@twas.org.

Important: Please be aware that a researcher who has applied for the TWAS Research Grants Programme (either for individual grants or for grants for research groups) cannot apply for the COMSTECH-TWAS Joint Research Grants Programme in the same year and vice versa.


When to apply

The deadline for receiving applications is 31 August each year. However, we strongly recommend that you do not wait until the deadline but submit your application as early as you can to enable us to process your application as quickly as possible.


Notification of TWAS decision

The COMSTECH-TWAS Joint Research Grants Committee will meet at the end of March the year after the August deadline. Notification of the results will be made shortly afterwards.

Grants for Computer Science in African Countries- Scholarships

With funds provided by Microsoft Research Ltd, TWAS and AAS encourage the organization of scientific activities related to computer science in Africa by offering financial assistance to the organizers of conferences, workshops, symposia and special meetings held in Africa. Deadline extended to 1 March 2011 - for meetings held between July and December 2011.

The support is normally provided in the form of travel grants for principal speakers from abroad and/or participants from developing countries other than the country where the meeting is held. Supported speakers should be from not-for-profit research organizations. The amount provided does not exceed Euro 4,000.
Deadline extended to 1 March 2011 for meetings to be held between July and December 2011.

Subject Areas

Grants are offered for meetings in the field of Computer Science.

Eligibility of Applicants

TWAS, AAS and Microsoft Research Ltd. only consider applications made by the organizers of international and regional scientific meetings being held in Africa.
Employees of TWAS, AAS and Microsoft Research Ltd., as well as employees of other industry research laboratories and anyone involved in the administration of this award, are not eligible.
TWAS, AAS and Microsoft Research Ltd. do not provide support to individual scientists wishing to attend a scientific event, even if the event is taking place in a developing country.
Local authorities must share in the responsibility for the event and should give proper support. Each application must show at least a (conditional) matching contribution from local sources.


Agreement

TWAS, AAS and Microsoft Research Ltd. must be acknowledged as co-sponsors in all material and websites related to the supported activity.
The grant is intended only for air tickets.
Funds can only be released after the meeting and upon receipt of the original used ticket stubs and boarding passes of the participants benefiting from the grant.
Immediately after the meeting, organizers should send TWAS a final narrative and financial report, the final scientific programme and the list of participants and lecturers.

All documentary evidence needed to release funds from TWAS must be submitted by the organizers within six months from the end of the meeting.


How to apply

Download the application form (Word document; see link at the bottom, under "Related Content") and complete it on your computer.
Complete the electronic application form using any word-processing programme.
The first page of the application must be signed.
Incomplete and/or unsigned applications cannot be considered.
The application form should be completed in all its parts and sent by email to mahdavi@twas.org

TWAS will acknowledge receipt of an application within two weeks. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within this period please contact:
Mrs M.T. Mahdavi
TWAS, ICTP Campus
Strada Costiera 11
34014 Trieste, Italy
Phone: +39-040-2240325; Fax: +39-040-224559; E-mail: mahdavi@twas.org


When to apply

Deadlines for receiving applications are:

1 June 2010 for meetings to be held between January and June 2011;

[1 December 2010 for meetings to be held during between July and December 2011.]
UPDATE: Deadline extended to 1 March 2011 for meetings to be held between July and December 2011.

We strongly recommend that you do not wait until the deadline but submit the application as early as you can to enable us to process your application as fast as possible.

Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their requests within three months of each deadline.

World Ecomomic Forum Jobs- Associate Director

Job Title: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT,
FOOD SECURITY INITIATIVES

You will develop and manage relationships among relevant international agencies and Forum Partner companies, working to build a shared agenda for results-oriented action among key stakeholders. You will encourage increased collaboration and partnership between businesses in the agriculture, food and beverage manufacturing and retail sectors and United Nations and international financial institutions to improve food and nutrition security. You will manage a tripartite partnership established for this purpose, and hold chief responsibility for delivering on its goals. You will map and understand the current landscape of relationships between business, the United Nations and international financial institutions, and track ways in which it evolves. You will identify opportunities to strengthen existing and facilitate new partnerships in the area of food security. You will promote public-private partnerships and collaboration through knowledge exchange, project-based engagement and other interactions, working with senior-level leaders across a variety of sectors. You will report regularly on progress and results against agreed goals, and contribute relevant expertise to shape Forum events and activities.

You have a Master’s degree in business, public policy, international affairs or another relevant field, together with a strong understanding of global food security and/or issues in agriculture. You have 10 or more years of professional experience, ideally in more than one sector, with a proven track record in developing and managing multistakeholder collaboration. You are comfortable with and highly effective at engaging with business leaders, senior public sector officials and leading experts involved in global food security. You have demonstrated leadership capabilities and excellent interpersonal skills, and are a committed team player. You enjoy working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment, have excellent communication and presentation skills, and have a perfect command of written and spoken English; other languages are a plus.

If you possess the relevant qualifications and background, and if you thrive in a highly demanding environment, please apply through our website: www.weforum.org/careers

College Web Administrators- IT Jobs In Uganda (10 Vacancies)

With the transformation of Makerere University into a Collegiate University, the institution wishes to strengthen her communication function and online presence at the respective semi-autonomous units. This will help to further tap into information and research generated at these levels.

The eight (8) Colleges include: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Business and Management Sciences; Computing and Information Sciences; Education and External Studies; Engineering, Design, Art and Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Natural Sciences. The two (2) Schools include; The School of Law and The School of Veterinary Medicine.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies of each set) giving full details of your education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three (3) referees, plus their postal addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two (2) referees have forwarded references concerning their application.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office, Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:


The Director
Human Resources
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala.


Closing Date: Friday 18th February 2011, By 5:00pm

Job title: WEB ADMINISTRATORS (10 Vacancies)

Reports to: College Communication Officer

Salary Scale: M6

Role:
The Web Administrator will be responsible for the management of the College’s online presence (website) in liaison with the University Public Relations Office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Implement web related policies and procedures as issued by DICTS and/or the University Public Relations Office
2. Design, management and regular update of the College website in accordance with the University’s identity guidelines
3. Production of templates and the design of the College website in coordination with the College Communication Officer
4. Keeping abreast of developments in the social media and incorporating these within the College website
5. Administration of access and access levels to the College website
6. Constantly liaise with the University Public Relations Office in the execution of the above duties
7. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the College Communication Officer

Required Attributes:

 Experience in web design and maintenance
 Experience in managing web servers
 Fully computer literate
 Good inter-personal skills
 Output-oriented work habits
 Be results oriented, innovative and self motivated
 Good conceptual skills
 Ability to work with minimum supervision

Required Qualification:
• An Honour’s Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Science, Information Technology or design-related field relevant to web design and management from a recognised institution
• A Masters degree from a recognised institution is an added advantage

Required Experience:
At least two (2) years work experience in managing the online presence (website) of a large organisation

Age Limit: Applicants should not exceed 50 years of age at the time of application.
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Tenure of Appointment: Permanent terms of service


Closing Date: Friday 18th February 2011, By 5:00pm

COMMUNICATION OFFICERS- 10 Vacancies

With the transformation of Makerere University into a Collegiate University, the institution wishes to strengthen her communication function and online presence at the respective semi-autonomous units. This will help to further tap into information and research generated at these levels.

The eight (8) Colleges include: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Business and Management Sciences; Computing and Information Sciences; Education and External Studies; Engineering, Design, Art and Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Natural Sciences. The two (2) Schools include; The School of Law and The School of Veterinary Medicine.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies of each set) giving full details of your education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three (3) referees, plus their postal addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two (2) referees have forwarded references concerning their application.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office, Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:


The Director
Human Resources
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala.


Closing Date: Friday 18th February 2011, By 5:00pm

1. COMMUNICATION OFFICER (10 Vacancies)

Reports to: College Principal

Salary Scale: M5


Role:
The Communication Officer will be responsible for the management of the College’s communication function in liaison with the University Public Relations Office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Develop communication objectives and communication plans for the College
2. Write speeches and press releases for College functions and events
3. Work with the Principal to provide appropriate information packages for the different audiences
4. Manage the composition, editing, design, recording, and production of publications such as quarterly newsletters, brochures, supplements, journals, annual reports and audio-visual recordings
5. Coordinate, integrate, and manage information contributed to the College website, establishing template formats and logical structures for web pages, and ensure that the website is regularly updated and its design and presentation is in line with University guidelines
6. Coordinate the organization of open days, exhibitions, visits and any other special events at the College
7. Manage media contacts and continuously provide newsworthy information to the media
8. Maintain an up-to-date database of College alumni
9. Providing Secretarial services to Conferences/Workshops as hosted by the College
10. Coordinate the promotion of Academic programmes, services and public image the College
11. Provide quarterly reports to the University Public Relations Office on the activities undertaken at the College
12. Constantly liaise with the University Public Relations Office in the execution of the above duties
13. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the College Principal

Required Attributes:

• In-depth understanding of the University, its policies and operations
• In-depth knowledge of national/international trends, conditions and developments related to communication and public relations
• Good interpersonal skills; proven experience in working as a member of a team
• Highly developed oral and written communications skills
• Ability to freely interact with and tactfully deal with the media
• Be results oriented, innovative and self motivated
• Ability to meet deadlines under minimum supervision

Minimum Required Qualification:
• An Honour’s Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Communications, Public Relations, Literature or Journalism from a recognized institution
• A Masters degree in any discipline from a recognized institution

Required Experience:
• At least three (3) years related work experience in, or with the media, or in a public relations/corporate communications environment
• Experience in the planning and execution of public, community, stakeholder and media relations programs

Age Limit: Applicants should not exceed 50 years of age at the time of application.
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Tenure of Appointment: Permanent terms of service

Closing Date: Friday 18th February 2011, By 5:00pm


Grameen Foundation Jobs Vacancies- Strategy and Business Development Lead, Community Knowledge Worker

Job Title: Strategy and Business Development Lead, Community Knowledge Worker
Company: Grameen Foundation

Vacancy: Strategy and Business Development Lead, Community Knowledge
REPORT TO: Strategic Partner Manager,Community Knowledge Worker
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Summary:

The strategy and Business Development Lead will be a member of the Strategy and Partnerships team and will drive Uganda-based marketing and business development for the Community Knowledge Worker (CKW) project. This position will set strategy for CKW partnerships, identifying prospective partners and donors and setting annual revenue targets. You will play an important role in influencing overall program strategy and contribute directly to program impact and sustainability, or the project's double bottom line. You will manage the MTN-Grameen Foundation (GF) partnership, oversee the project's anchor portfolio by owning the account management system, and be the primary account manager for at least two other major partner accounts. Using your business development skills, you will bring prospects on as core project partners and work closely with other account managers and CKW departments to define project parameters in partner agreements. These agreements will provide the CKW program manager with a high-level project plan that will be used to guide product development and project implementation for each partner. This position is also responsible for reporting progress to partners and will play a central role in setting and maintaining partner expectations, including escalating quality issues as they rise. Finally, the Strategy and Business Lead will be responsible for defining and executing Grameen Foundation AppLab-Uganda's marketing and branding strategy. Through the use of innovative technologies, you will help build creative solutions to overcome some of the biggest challenges in reaching smallholder farmers with the goal of increasing their incomes and building a sustainable organization with the capacity to impact hundreds of thousands of people living under $2.25/day

Essential Job Functions:

Strategy

Revise and refine partner and donor business development strategy to meet CKW program objectives on annual and as-needed basis.
Further develop the business-to-business pricing strategy.
Conduct comprehensive partner analysis and stack rank partners prospects according to ability to contribute to impact, scale, and sustainability goals.
Develop annual partner and donor pipeline with revenue analysis.
Utilize financial and impact models to provide analysis of CKW's ability to meet program goals through its partner business development tools and processes.
Refine partner product offering on an as-needed basis and review annually.
Contribute to development of suite of partner business development tools and processes.
Mentor account managers on effective partner and stakeholder engagement.

Business Development

Prepare landscape analysis of Uganda market on on-going basis and update partner strategy accordingly.
Work closely with GFUSA to draft grant proposals for high-profile donors and build on-the-ground relationships with donor country offices, such as USAID,World Bank, and Rockefeller.
Identify, vet, and pursue partnerships with high potential agricultural organizations to meet ambitious impact, scale and revenue goals.
Introduce projects to partners, lead solution workshops, and drive engagement from prospect to signed partner agreement.
Develop partner project budgets, conduct due diligence, and draft proposals.
Set project parameters and define high-level ambitious but achievable project goals for each partner account to lead effort to optimize resources, maximize impact to farmers, and set clear stakeholder expectations.

Partner Management

Oversee account management process to ensure partner satisfaction for anchor partner portfolio.
Deepen relationships, leverage strengths, and understand needs of local partners in implementing project agreements.
Manage the MTN-Grameen Foundation relationship, one of GF's most important stakeholders.
Manage at least two other major accounts with CKW agricultural partners.
Liaise with partner, range of stakeholders, CKW account teams to meet product development and implementation schedules and quality and impact goals to meet partner expectations.
Do reporting and prepare periodic program reviews for wide range of partners.
Develop reports and other materials to share project learning.

Branding and Marketing

Guide brand strategy work for AppLab
Working with our external marketing agency, develop AppLab marketing materials for events and workshops.
Maintain CKW and AppLab websites and develop electronic marketing materials.
Develop and update CKW business to business marketing materials.
Serve as liaison with GF marketing team and MTN marketing department.
Manage design, production, and delivery of CKW (individual) marketing kits and be responsible for quality assurance.



Necessary Qualifications:

Required Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities

Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation's mission and understanding of and commitment to agricultural development in Africa.
An entrepreneurial spirit with strong financial modeling and business development skills.
Proven analytical and quantitative skills with ability to layer multiple and disparate variables into cohesive strategy.
Strategist who thinks innovatively and creatively to solve unstructured problems.
Excellent time management skills with ability to manage multiple work-streams simultaneously with proven track record of achievement under pressure.
Outstanding commitment to teamwork with ability to work collaboratively across organizations and identify and achieves shared objectives under challenging conditions.
Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills with commitment to listening and serving diverse range of CKW clients.
Commitment to building social and gender equity into program design and approach.

Education and Experience

Master in Business Administration or other related degree strongly preferred.
Minimum Bachelor's degree in Business, International Development, Economics, Public Policy, or related field.
At least 10 years professional experience and 5 years related experience in business development or account management in the private sector or managing strategic partnerships in international development.
Experience working in agricultural development and information and communication technology (ICTs) preferred.
Fluency in oral and written English; preference for fluency in at least one local language.


How to Apply:

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

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

If applying online, please send an email to inquiries@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Strategy and Business Development Lead")

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

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Deadline: 2011-02-28

Sales Manager Job Vacancy in aTelecom Company- Uganda

Job Title: Sales Manager

Vacancy: Sales Manager
REPORT TO: Country Managing Director
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Our client, an entrepreneurial partner to telecommunication operators and technology vendors is seeking to attract suitable candidates for the aforementioned role and that has the following mind set;

Job Objective:

Responsible for Pre Sales Activity including Marketing, RFP/RFI, and Key Account Management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide subject matter expertise in pre-sales capacity for prospects, partners and strategic business alliances.
Responding to details RFI/RFP/RFQ
Participating in sales calls with other Business Development Team members and meeting with prospects.
Preparing and giving product/solution demonstrations in liaison with solution architects.
Preparing and giving technology and product architecture presentations.
Responding to prospects and discussing product/solution enhancements.
Oversee customer implementations and integration.
Become main point of contact for clients' Technical support.
Preparation of weekly and monthly key accounts and prospects reports.
Support development of business plans.
Marketing of products and participating in expos, exhibitions etc
Cold calling on new prospective customers.
Develop competitors analysis and market information.
Develop account plans and execution thereof.

Key Performance Areas:

Sales and Turnover on Key Accounts.
Marketing Efforts: Awareness of Solutions and Products.
Developing the Pipeline and opportunities.



Necessary Qualifications:

Atleast 3 years' experience in a similar role for a Technology based business
University Degree in Electrical/Telecommunications Engineering/IT or related field.

How to Apply:

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

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

If applying online, please send an email to inquiries@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Sales Manager")

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

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Deadline: 2011-02-18

Software Developers Vacancies at Grameen Foundation

Job Title: Software Developer (2)
Company: Grameen Foundation

Vacancy: Software Developers(2)
REPORT TO: Technology Manager
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

The Software developer should be a self-motivated individual who exhibits proven skills working with software development teams, and an ability and willingness to learn/adapt to new technologies, methods and tools.

Essential Job Functions

Interpret specifications and designs as provided.
Translate such specifications into appropriate, high quality and documented programs/applications on time, for Grameen Foundation.
Adopt Grameen Foundation development processes, best practice methods, tools and coding guidelines.
Successfully communicate with the rest of the development team throughout the development process, participate in brain storming sessions on design and implementation specifications, aid in code review, they will be expected to guide and train fellow team members.
Attend trainings and and participate in knowledge transfer exercises. Where the candidate has superior knowledge, they will be expected to guide and train fellow team members.
Offer input in planning , brainstorming, specification and resource estimation processes prior to development.
Aid in deployment and technical support of development systems and applications.
Beware of current trends and techniques in the chosen tools, platform and technologies.


Necessary Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
3-5 years experience as part of the software development team.
Experience in developing applications for mobile phones. Java 2 Micro Edition and Android experience are a plus.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation's mission.
Knowledge of Java and multi-tier design.
Familiarity with system specification and design as well as various development processes and paradigms (required)
Familiarity with Test Driven Development (+)
Familiarity with Junit (+)
Knowledge of Apex Programming (+)
Mobile Application development (+)
Programming in a team environment
Source/code control (+)

Database skills

Familiarity with Msql and MSSQL (+)
SQL knowledge (Required

Tools

Eclipse
Tortoise SVN (+)
Familiarity with project management tools.

Physical and Environmental Conditions

This position doesn't require unusual demands for physical effort. This position may occasionally require physical effort to lift and transport boxes weighing no more than 50 pounds. It will require spending many hours talking on a telephone.
Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of places such as offices, meetings or training rooms, residences or commercial vehicles e.g. use of safe work place practices with office equipment, and/or avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations and traffic signals.

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

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

OR

NFT Consult - Rwanda, Plot 8721, Golf Course Road, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda.
Tel: +250 252570099, +250 0755335419, +250 0785119453.



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

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.


Deadline: 18/2/2011

Banking Jobs Vacancies at BCR

Job Title:Branch Network Manager
Bank:BCR

Vacancy: Branch Network Manager
REPORT TO: Chief Operations Officer
Location: Kigali
Country: Rwanda
Job Description (Duties):

Purpose of the role:

To support the Chief Operation Officer in ensuring that Branches run efficiency, coordinating all administration tasks; to monitor and report on a day to day operations,training and branches' performance; analyze branches operational activities and manage corrective actions when needed; to implement programs to ensure attainment of business plan for growth and profit.

Duties and responsibilities:

Ensure operational controls cover all branches key activities.
Assess branches' operations.
Ensure timely remedial actions are taken and follow up on recommendations' implementations.
Assist branches in the implementations process.
Assess operational branch staff.
Generation of sound statistics and analysis of branches performance and operational efficiency to help the Chief operations officer and Business development managers' in strategic decision making process and/or strategies/objectives setting and adjustments.


Necessary Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills:

Degree from a recognized university with a bias towards accounting with at least four years progressively responsible experience.
At least two years management or supervisory experience.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of accounting knowledge of operational risk and control processes & procedures in banks.
Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze, and evaluate facts, and prepare and present concise oral and written reports.
Ability to schedule and direct the activities of other staff in accomplishing the goals of the department, and review work in progress and upon completion.
Good knowledge of Human Resource Management principles and practice.

How to Apply:

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

P.O Box 5595, Tel: +250 252570099, +250 0785119453.

If applying online, please send an email to bcrjobs@nftconsult.com. (Ensure you indicate the Job Title i.e. 'Branch Network Manager' in your subject line)

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


DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Deadline:2011-02-11

2 Jobs Vacancies at BCR - Banking Jobs

Job Title: Senior Relationship Managers (2 Vacancies)
Company: BCR

Vacancy: 2 Senior Relationship Managers
REPORT TO: Head of Corporate Banking
Location: Kigali
Country: Rwanda
Job Description (Duties):

Purpose of the Role

To work with BCR's corporate clients focusing on growth, managing the risk and relationship across the portfolio, as well as recommending more products and providing business advice that is beneficial to the bank and to the clients.

Duties and responsibilities:

Managing existing and new customers with particular emphasis on high standards of personal service whilst maximizing income.
Proactively conduct strategic account reviews with all assigned customers on a regular basis to review service needs and usage trends plus identify products and pricing that meet customer needs and business objectives.
Proactively identify Accounts whose revenue may be shrinking so as to address any "at risk" customers and reach out to these accounts to ensure they are retained as customers.
Deliver ongoing market analysis and assessment of competitors and market intelligence with a focus on the future and value creation.
Retain accounts through the development of string relationships with key decision makers and users within an organization.


Necessary Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills:

A relevant business degree and/or professional qualifications in Finance Business, Banking or related fields.
4 years solution based sales experience gained within commercial or corporate banking.
Strong interpersonal and relationship- building skills combined with customer care are essential.
Ability to undertake in-depth assessment of accounts combined with sound credit appraisal and analytical skills.
Strategic perspective and good knowledge of the Rwandan business market is preferred.
Excellent skills in sales, marketing, negotiation, and business development.
Strong written and personal presentation skills are essential.
Good leadership and teamwork skills.

How to Apply:

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

P.O Box 5595, Tel: +250 252570099, +250 0785119453.

If applying online, please send an email to bcrjobs@nftconsult.com. (Ensure you indicate the Job Title i.e. 'Senior Relationship Manager' in your subject line)

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


DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.


Deadline: 2011-02-11

Customer Care Consultant - Job Vacancy at SANCARE

Job Title: Customer Care Consultant

Company: SANCARE

Vacancy: Customer Care Consultant
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Purpose: To handle all client and service provider queries regarding medical insurance benefits and medical claims and to provide client support.

Responsibilities:

Handling of all incoming calls or written communication queries.
Record and resolve queries within SLA structures.
Provide product and benefit information.
Follow-up on feedback of queries.
Provide administration support to service managers.


Necessary Qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years experience as customer consultant in medical insurance industry.

Competencies:

Computer literate
Good customer oriented with good listening skills.
Ability to work under pressure.
Patient approach to customers and clients.
Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships.
Excellent command in writing and speaking of English as well as main indigenous language.

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

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

OR

NFT Consult - Rwanda, Plot 8721, Golf Course Road, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda.
Tel: +250 252570099, +250 0755335419, +250 0785119453.

If applying online, please send an email to inquiries@nftconsult.com.

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

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Deadline: 18/2/2011

Credit Control Administrator Job Vacancy in Uganda- SANCARE

Job Title: Credit Control Administrator
Company: SANCARE

Vacancy: Credit Control Administrator
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Purpose: To collect medical insurance premiums, to reconcile and communicate with clients regarding billing and premiums.
Responsibilities:

Managing the collection of premiums.
Allocate and reconcile all premiums received.
Ensure correct billing.
Communicate with clients and handling related queries.
Deal with reconciliation and payment discrepancies.
Manage age analysis and record membership status.
Generate management reports.



Necessary Qualifications:

A Diploma in Accounting.
3 years appropriate experience in the same field.

Competencies;

Planning and organizing skills.
Attention to detail.
Sound people skills and customer service orientated.
Strong computer literacy.
Ability to work under pressure and ability to meet deadline.
Excellent analytical skills and good follow through skills.

How to Apply:

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

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

OR

NFT Consult - Rwanda, Plot 8721, Golf Course Road, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda.
Tel: +250 252570099, +250 0755335419, +250 0785119453.

If applying online, please send an email to inquiries@nftconsult.com.

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

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.


Deadline: 18th/2/2011

Forestry Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Forest Ranger

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Butogota, Kambuga and Kihihi Town Councils.


Job Title: Forest Ranger

Job Ref No: DSC/KAN/NRS/02/2010

Salary Scale: 07


Duties:

• Sensitizing the public on the importance of forestry in the District

• Helping in establishment of tree nurseries

• Collecting revenue from forest product harvesters


Job requirement

• Certificate in Forestry

• Must have good interpersonal skills Any other Requirements;

• Ability to interpret to the community.


How to apply

Application forms - Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008 can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions and Public Service Commission - Farmers House, Kampala and should be filled in triplicate (3 copies) submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1Kanungu.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8th March 2011.

Serving officers should route their application forms through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates for professional cadres and other supporting documents. Three (3) recent passport size photographs must accompany all applications. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted.

Rucruitment of Examiner of Accounts

Job Title: Examiner of Accounts

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Butogota, Kambuga and Kihihi Town Councils.


Job Title: Examiner of Accounts

No. of vacancies: Four- District Headquarters, Butogota, Kambuga

JOB Ref No. : DSC/KAN/ADM/08/2010

Salary scale: U5


Duties

• Auditing revenue collection and all monies due to the Local

• Conducting manpower audits embracing all employees of Local Government.

• Reviewing financial and accounting operation systems in all departments


Job requirement

Qualifications

• A level' Plus a Diploma in Finance and Accounting

• Must have auditing and communication skills

• Experience in auditing is an advantage


How to apply

Application forms - Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008 can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions and Public Service Commission - Farmers House, Kampala and should be filled in triplicate (3 copies) submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1Kanungu.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8th March 2011.

Serving officers should route their application forms through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates for professional cadres and other supporting documents. Three (3) recent passport size photographs must accompany all applications. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted.

Community Development Officer Job Vacancy

Job Title: Community Development Officer

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Butogota, Kambuga and Kihihi Town Councils.


Kanungu District Local Government

COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES

Job Title: Community Development Officer

No. of Vacancies: Six (6)

Job Ref NO.: DSC/KAN/ADM/09/2010

Salary scale: U4


Duties

• Initiating and planning far development programmes at the community level.

• Supervising staff that are involved in uplifting the social and economic welfare of local communities

• Organizing local communities to effectively participate in development initiatives


Job requirement

Qualifications

• An Honours degree in the Development Studies or any relevant Social sciences from a recognized University or Institution.

• Should have communication skills

• Should have mobilization skills

• Should have project management and supervisor/ skills


How to apply

Application forms - Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008 can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions and Public Service Commission - Farmers House, Kampala and should be filled in triplicate (3 copies) submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1Kanungu.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8th March 2011.

Serving officers should route their application forms through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates for professional cadres and other supporting documents. Three (3) recent passport size photographs must accompany all applications. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted.

Rucruitment of Assistant Community Development Officer

Job title: Assistant Community Development Officer


Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Butogota, Kambuga and Kihihi Town Councils.



Kanungu District Local Government

Job title: Assistant Community Development Officer

No. of Vacancies: Two (2)

Job Ref No;DSC/KAN/ADM/13/2010

Salary scale: U6


Duties

• Mobilizing communities in the District to participate in development programmes

• Training communities on improving their social and economic status

• Promoting creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population.


Job requirement

Qualifications:

• Should have A’level Certificate plus Diploma in Social Development or Development studies or Development Studies or any other relevant field from a recognized institution

• Should have effective communication skills

• Should have mobilization skills


How to apply

Application forms - Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008 can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions and Public Service Commission - Farmers House, Kampala and should be filled in triplicate (3 copies) submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1Kanungu.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8th March 2011.

Serving officers should route their application forms through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates for professional cadres and other supporting documents. Three (3) recent passport size photographs must accompany all applications. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted.

Office Typist Job Vacancy

Job Title: Office Typist

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Butogota, Kambuga and Kihihi Town Councils.



Kanungu District Local Government

URBAN COUNCILS (KAMBUGA AND BUTOGOTA TOWN COUNCIL)


Job Title: Office Typist

No. of Vacancies: Two (2)

Job Ref NO: DSC/KAN/TC/15/2010

Salary scale: U7


Job requirement

Qualifications

• 0' level plus a UNEB certificate in secretarial studies

• Must have typing skills and good public relations Duties

• Filing documents so that they are easily accessed when needed

• Typing all letters, documents and other information as instructed

• Receiving visitors and redirecting them to Officers they want to see


How to apply

Application forms - Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008 can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions and Public Service Commission - Farmers House, Kampala and should be filled in triplicate (3 copies) submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1Kanungu.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8th March 2011.

Serving officers should route their application forms through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates for professional cadres and other supporting documents. Three (3) recent passport size photographs must accompany all applications. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted.

Rucruitment of a Stores assistant- New vacancy

Job Title: Stores assistant

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Butogota, Kambuga and Kihihi Town Councils.



Kanungu District Local Government

URBAN COUNCILS (KAMBUGA AND BUTOGOTA TOWN COUNCIL)

Job Title: Stores assistant

No. of Vacancies: Two

Ref No: DSC/KAN/TC/16/2010

Salary scale: U7


Job requirement

Qualifications

• '0' Level Certificate plus a Certificate in Stores or Logistics or

Supplies Management from a recognized Institution, Duties

• Assisting in making orders for supplies

• Receiving and storing supplied items and equipments

• Issuing supplies as directed


How to apply

Application forms - Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008 can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions and Public Service Commission - Farmers House, Kampala and should be filled in triplicate (3 copies) submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1Kanungu.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8th March 2011.

Serving officers should route their application forms through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates for professional cadres and other supporting documents. Three (3) recent passport size photographs must accompany all applications. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted.

Danish Refugee Council Jobs Vacancies- Empoyment Opportunity

Job Title: Senile Agriculture and Livelihood Officers
Station: West Nile.
Report to: Program Manager, West Nile.

Qualifications:
• At least a bachelors’ degree in relevant field including agricultural/natural sciences, agro business, development studies and any other related field.
• Minimums of 4 years work experience direct relevant to the duties of the position preferably with international NGOs.
• Work experience with vulnerable groups and communities in rural setting with diverse cultures.
• Good knowledge of the local context.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Excellent report writing, presentation and communication skills.
• Very good knowledge for FFS methodology is and added advantage.

Responsibilities:
• Direct all DRC livelihood support to the targeted beneficiaries.
• Provision of technical and programmatic leadership for the livelihoods.
• Promote gender-sensitive livelihoods programming.
• Supervise a team of livelihood staff.
• Contribute in the development of the project plans/budgets.
• Coordinate the delivery of expected project outputs on time.
• Develop relationship with a range of key stakeholders in OPM, UN agencies, Local governments.
• Participate in the program operational and long term planning.
• With support from his/her supervisor, draw work plans/budgets.
• Monitor and document DRC’s livelihood activities.

Deadline: 16th February before 5:00pm.

To:
The Human Resource Officer – Uganda
Danish Refugee Council.
Plot 4688 Muyenga lkalungi.
Or by mail: Uganda/hr@drc.dk

Jobs Vacancies at Danish Refugee Council- Career Opportunities

Job Title: 2 Agriculture and Livelihood Officers (2 vacancies)
Station: Imvepi Resettlement Camp and Nakivale Resettlement Camp
Report to: Senior Agriculture Officer

Qualifications:
• At least a Bachelors degree in relevant field including Agricultural/Natural Sciences, Agro-Business and any other related field.
• Minimum of 2 years work experience exactly relevant to the duties of the position preferably with International NGOs.
• Work experience with vulnerable groups an communities in rural setting with diverse cultures.
• Good knowledge of the local context.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Very good knowledge of FFS Methodology is an added advantage.
• Good knowledge of the local languages such as Swahili is an added advantage.
• Valid riding permit for motorcycle is a MUST.

Responsibilities:
• Direct all DRC livelihood support to the targeted beneficiaries.
• Provision of Technical and programmatic leadership for the livelihood work in the area.
• Contribute to the central objective odd achieving the key project objective of enhancing self reliance.
• Promote environment and gender sensitive livelihoods programming.
• Contribute in the development of project plans/budgets and livelihood funding proposals.
• Coordinate the delivery of expected project out puts on time while ensuring quality.
• Participate in the program operational and long term planning.
• Participate in framers capacity building trainings.
• Mobilization of farmer groups.
• Link farmers with potential make opportunities.
• Organizers farmers’ field days/exchange visits.
• Setting technical demonstration plots (TS) for farmers.
• With support from his/her supervise, draw worked plans/budgets.
• Monitor and document DRC’s livelihood activities.

Deadline: 16th February before 5:00pm.

To:
The Human Resource Officer – Uganda
Danish Refugee Council.
Plot 4688 Muyenga lkalungi.
Or by mail: Uganda/hr@drc.dk

Danish Refugee Council Jobs- Logistics Officer

Job Title: Logistics Officer
Station: West Nile Region
Report to Program Manager West Nile Region an senior procurement/IT officer.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in procurement/logistics/store management or its equivalent.
• Minimum of 2 years working experience in a similar position.
• Good computer skills.
• Good management, writing, presentation, and communication skills.
• Valid driving linces.
• Experience working with a n international NGO is an added advantage.

Responsibility:
• Manage and control the logistical department.
• Plan for weekly and monthly logistics and procurement for the operations of DRC.
• Solicit, prepare and review of quotations and cost estimation of bulk procurements.
• Responsible for maintaince. Stock balance and appearances of all stores.
• Maintain full inventory data base and update it quarterly.
• Report the current logistic situation with the organization on a monthly basis.

Deadline: 16th February before 5:00pm.

To:
The Human Resource Officer – Uganda
Danish Refugee Council.
Plot 4688 Muyenga lkalungi.
Or by mail: Uganda/hr@drc.dk

Rucruitment of Finance and Administration Officers (12 Vacancies) in ActionAid

Position: Finance and Administration Officer (12 Vacancies)

Duty Station: Local Rights Program- Field Offices


Role Definition:

To provide financial management support to staff and partners in the Dl and ensure compliance to the finance policy and administrative procedures in line with FPPM, the national laws and other related organizational policies

Key Results Areas:


Prepare and submit monthly and timely financial reports in accordance with FPPM.

Monitor the acquisition, use, safeguard and transfer of organizational assets from source to targeted beneficiaries as per organizational policies.

Participate in the preparation and consolidation of Dl plans and budgets and monitor their implementation in accordance with organizational policies.

Pre-audit partners and Dl transactions and support audits in line with organizational policies,

Supervise, motivate, appraise support staff in the Dl and build the capacity of staff and partners in line with the HRP and other organizational policies and procedures.

Lead the process of Procurement of goods and services and stores management at the Dl,

Capture payments, receipts and staff accountabilities in the accounting system, stamping and filling vouchers with all supporting documents daily to aid reporting, reviews and audit trails as per the finance manual.

Supervise and monitor the liquidity position and the treasury function of the DI to ensure that it meets its financial obligations as they fall due in line with FPPM.

Contribute to the management of donor projects and contracts,

Reconcile all accounts in accordance with the organizational chart of accounts and Finance manual,

Prepare and ensure timely submission of statutory deductions to the relevant authorities

Provide administrative and logistical support to staff and visitors in accordance with organizational policies, procedures and best practice.


Job requirement

Person Specifications:

A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Financial Management or Accounting from a recognized university with at least 2 years relevant experience in a reputable organization

Part professional qualification will be an added advantage.


How to apply

Applications should be sent with a CV, cover letter, copies of certified academic documents and contact names and details of at least three (3) referees (one of which must be from the current employer) to:-

The HROD Director,

ActionAid International Uganda,

P.O. Box 676, Kampala

Not later than 10th February 2011.

Applications by e-mail to Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org are welcome. We will respond only lo short listed candidates. Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. ActionAid International Uganda is an equal opportunities employer.

Recruitment of Medical director- Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Medical director-Masaka Clinics

Reports to: National Medical Director

Job Summary: Directly oversees all clinical and non-clinical services and departments, ensuring delivery of high quality standard of care for all patients. Collaborates with AHF Uganda Cares partners and other HIV/AIDS and health sector players. Provides clinical care to both pediatric and adult clients,

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Leadership and Management:

• Is the senior manager of the center, AHF's advocate and oversees the day to day operations of the center

• Provides leadership in analysis of reports, tests, examination and facilitation of referrals.

• Attends or delegates staff to partnership meetings

• Chairs the general dink, quality assurance , quality improvement and clinical team meetings

initiative and on-going socio-economic

• Ensures adherence to AHF financial guidelines

• Provides direct supervision to clinical team


Clinical:

• Maintains provider productivity to standards ser by AHF management.

• Promotes the implementation of standard operating procedures

• Ensures optimal operations of the laboratory service and quality control

Ensures timely submission of routine reports


Job requirement

Qualifications, Education and/or Experience

• Must be a medical doctor from a recognized institu­tion with postgraduate training in Health systems management or public health. Current registration with the medical and dental practitioners council.

• 5 years medical/ health service experience preferred with a sound knowledge of basic medical disciplines.

• 3 years or more of recent experience with HIV/AIDS treatment; 2years minimum of administration /program management.

• Experience in planning, budgeting, interpersonal and written communication skills, with sensitivity to issues surrounding HIV/AIDS is required.


How to apply

Qualified applicants should send their application letters, C.V and photocopies of academic certifi­cates indicating at least 3 professional referees with their telephone contacts and emails not later than 21st February 2011, 5.00pm.

Note: Indicate the post applied for on the envelope.

Attention:

The Country Program Director AHF Uganda Gates Secretariat

Plot 1A Baker Road,

P.O Box 22914 Kampala

Phone: 0414 346 311.

Rucruitment of a Nurse- Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Nurse In-Charge-Masaka Clinic

Reports To: Program Nurse Manager

Job Summary; Oversees the nursing component of the health care center and directs relevant team members to ensure sin even workflow, quality nursing care and par­ticipates in employee evaluations. He/she also functions as a Health Center Nurse, providing comprehensive nursing services to individuals and families. Provides quality care to patients in an out-patient care setting

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative responsibilities:

• Planning for nurses, counselors, HIV Medics, ART Aides and support staff

• Supervising and providing mentorship to staff

• Ensures that all supervised staff adhere co professional code of conduct and ethics

• Intercedes with difficult clients, resolves staff or client disputes, and assists with operational or procedural inquiries.

• Ensures that all equipment at the center is secure, functional and well maintained

• To ensures timely requisitioning for drugs, equipment, sundries and other supplies

• Manage proper inventory and stock management for all drugs and supplies at the center

• Coordinates case management and operational review meetings.

Clinical Responsibilities

• Provides skilled nursing care to clients on an out patients basis

• Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee

• Performs phlebotomy and /or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered.

• Assists medical staff with examinations and procedures.


Job requirement

Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

• Must be double drained at registered level or its equivalent from an accredited nursing training institution; with Diploma in nursing administration

• Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council

• Must have served for at least six years as a health worker, three of which at Senior Nursing Officer level

LICENSE:

Must possess a valid practicing license and be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.


How to apply

Qualified applicants should send their application letters, C.V and photocopies of academic certifi­cates indicating at least 3 professional referees with their telephone contacts and emails not later than 21st February 2011, 5.00pm.

Note: Indicate the post applied for on the envelope.

Attention:

The Country Program Director AHF Uganda Gates Secretariat

Plot 1A Baker Road,

P.O Box 22914 Kampala

Phone: 0414 346 311.

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