Rural Electrification Agency Jobs Vacancies in Uganda- Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Head of Procurement and disposal Unit

MAIN TASK: To provide efficient, effective and timely procurement services to REA and ensure total compliance with the PPDA Act arid Regulations and Procurement Requirements of Development Partners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
a) Provide the necessary management and leadership to the Procurement and Disposal Unit (PDU) to perform its functions efficiently, effectively, promptly and in accordance with the required procurement guidelines.
b) Facilitate the formulation of an overall procurement strategy for REA and ensure its implementation.
c) To provide the necessary guidance for compliance with the obligations of the PPDA Act and Regulations and other Guidelines for Projects funded under multilateral and bilateral financing agreements
d) To be responsible for the preparation and periodic updating of annual or muiti annual procurement plans in consultation with other technical departments in REA and ensure that the procurement plan is integrated with the work plans and the Financial Budgets.
e) In consultation with user departments, initiate the procurement process and coordinate the preparation of Terms of Reference, Statement of Requirements, Specifications and Bid documents for the procurement activities under REA.
f) Establish and maintain a simplified Procurement Tracking System for monitoring of the procurement activities, contracts' register and procurement/contracts status Reports etc.
g) Establish and maintain a database of pre-qualified suppliers and shortlists of consultants and periodically update based on responses received to the REA's advertisements and consult¬ant requests;
h) Participate in the evaluation of bids and proposals and take the lead role in providing procurement technical guidance to the evaluation committees.
i) Ensure timely receipt of the goods and consultant's monthly status reports. Track and monitor the ordering process, and ensure that the requests and deliveries are within the contract terms and conditions.
j) Manage all disposals in line with the PPDA Act and/ require¬ments of Development Partners where applicable.
k) Provide effective staff supervision; including planning, monitor¬ing, developing and evaluation of their performance on a regular basis.
I) To carry-out any other tasks) as may be deemed necessary by REA management.

Job requirement

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS; Education
a) A good Bachelors degree in Procurement and Supply Chain/Logistics Management from a recognized University, OR
b) Any good Bachelors Degree and Full Professional Qualification in a Procurement Related Discipline e.g. CIPS
c) Post Graduate Qualification in a related discipline will be an added advantage.

Key Experience
a) A minimum of. 5 years working experience in a busy Procurement Office, 2 of which should be at the level of Head PDU
b) Extensive working knowledge of the PPDA Act and Regulations and Procurement Requirements of Development Partners like World Bank, SIDA, NORAD, JICA etc.

Key skills and competences:
a) Problem analysis and problem solving.
b) People skills (internal and external).
c) Effective communication.
d) Report writing.
e) Stress tolerance,
f) High level of computer literacy, with experience in the use of relevant packages.

How to apply

If you are interested in any of the above positions please submit your applications which should include cover letter, CV, names and addresses of 3 reputable referees and copies of relevant academic certificates and testimonials by 14th March 2011 to;

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers House 1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317,
Kampala, Uganda

Data Clerk/Secretary Job Vacancy

Job Title: Data Clerk/Secretary

MAIN TASK:
To provide high quality data entry and office managerial services for the technical departments

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
a) Collect data and information from key stakeholders
b) Prepare, sort and accurately enter data from source documents into the various databases
c) Sort data and generate reports
d) Typing and drafting of letters of a routine nature
e) Handling office communication, including telephones, mail and faxes
f) Ensuring timely responses to inquiries and correspondences to and from the office
g) Managing records in accordance with established security and records management practices
h) Requisitioning and managing office stationery and equipment
i) Taking dictation, transcribing and presenting accurate and error free work
j) Performing any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Job requirement

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education a) At least a good Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Information Management and computer related course from a reputable Institution
b) Qualification in database management will be an added advantage

Key Competencies:
a) Problem analysis and problem solving.
b) People skills (internal and external).
c) Effective communication and Report writing.
d) High level of computer literacy, with experience in the use of work processers, spreadsheets, and database programs,
e) Knowledge of records management procedures. Minimum experience;
Not less than 3 years experience in provision of secretarial services, information management in a reputable organization.

How to apply

If you are interested in any of the above positions please submit your applications which should include cover letter, CV, names and addresses of 3 reputable referees and copies of relevant academic certificates and testimonials by 14th March 2011 to;

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers House 1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317,
Kampala, Uganda

Records officer /Registrar officer - Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Records/Registrar officer
MAIN TASK:
To provide high quality records management services and assist in the development, promotion and implementation of records management best practices within Rural Electrification Agency.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
a) Establish and maintain a robust records management system for the Rural Electrification Agency.
b) Develop records management procedures and monitor compliance to ensure that the system is correctly used by staff and records properly controlled.
c) Register, classify and route incoming correspondences, documents and other materials.
d) Run the Registry and process records by creating paper and electronic folders, filing and retrieving information in accordance with records management procedures so that staff can find the information they need quickly and easily.
e) Respond to inquiries regarding files, correspondences and references.
f) Participate in the dispatch of outgoing communication, trans¬mission of fax messages and e-mails.
g) Forwarding files for action, monitoring file movement and super¬vising regular file census,
h) Manage the location and storage of records, including: con¬ducting an annual records audit; organizing the disposal of records in accordance with their retention schedule; ensuring that access to records is properly controlled; and managing the movement of records between storage areas.
i) Deliver training, advice and support to staff on records management policies and procedures to ensure that staff obtain maximum benefit from the records management system.
j) Provide effective staff supervision; including planning, monitor¬ing, developing and evaluation of their performance on a regular basis.
k) Performing any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Job requirement

If you are interested in any of the above positions please submit your applications which should include cover letter, CV, names and addresses of 3 reputable referees and copies of relevant academic certificates and testimonials by 14th March 2011 to;

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers House 1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317,
Kampala, Uganda

How to apply


If you are interested in any of the above positions please submit your applications which should include cover letter, CV, names and addresses of 3 reputable referees and copies of relevant academic certificates and testimonials by 14th March 2011 to;

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers House 1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317,
Kampala, Uganda

Communications and Public Relations Executive Jobs Vacancy

Job Title: Communications and Public Relations Executive

MAIN TASK: The job holder is Head of the Public Relations Unit of the Rural Electrification Agency and is responsible for rural electrification promotion campaigns and information packages for the benefit of; investors, Government institutions, local authorities, media and the general public.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
a) To plan, develop and implement public relations strategies regarding promotion of rural electrification.
b} Plan and direct national rural electrification awareness campaigns in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and the Ministry of Local Government.
c) In collaboration with the Planning Unit of REA, Private Sector Foundation and the Uganda Investment-Authority, assist the Executive Director to mobilize private investment in rural electrification.
d) Research, write and disseminate press releases to targeted media on the activities of the Agency.
e) Advise the various departments and units on appropriate communication and public relations strategies.
f) Initiate and supervise the development and update of docu¬mentation for publicity and communication that includes flyers, brochures, newsletters, news messages, promotional videos, photographs and any other modes of communication suitable for promoting awareness of REA's activities.
g) Coordinate the preparation of speeches, articles, in-house magazines and annual reports. h) Coordinate the update of the Agency's website in collaboration with the Information Technology Specialist.
i) Set up and manage a Clients feedback system on how REA is executing its mandate, j) Foster community relations through events such as open days and through involvement in community initiatives,
k) Act as Protocol Officer in' hosting external stakeholders to the institution.
I) Provide effective staff supervision; including planning, monitoring, developing and evaluation of their performance on a regular basis. m) Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Job requirement

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education
a) Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, Social Sciences, Arts or linguistics.
b) A Masters Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or
Linguistics will be an added advantage.

Key Competencies
a) Excellent persuasive written and verbal communication.
b) Ability to establish effective relationships at all levels of REA staff, media outlet personnel and the public.
c) Creativity, maturity, decisiveness, flexibility, tactfulness, enthu¬siasm and the ability to motivate others.
d) Familiarity with web content management and the use of social media as a public relations tool,
e) Familiarity with wayleaves issues and events management will be an added advantage

Minimum experience:
Not less than 8 years experience in communication and public relations acquired from a reputable organization.

How to apply

If you are interested in any of the above positions please submit your applications which should include cover letter, CV, names and addresses of 3 reputable referees and copies of relevant academic certificates and testimonials by 14th March 2011 to;

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers House 1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317,
Kampala, Uganda

Economic Analyst Job Vacancy at Rural Electrification Agency (REA) in Uganda

Job Title: Economic Analyst
MAIN TASK: To provide REA with competent services on matters related to rural electrification business plans and financing of rural electrification infrastructure.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
a) Undertake economic and financial modeling for feasibility and business planning.
b) Assist project developers/concession operators with their business planning requirements.
c) Review project proposals/business plans using economic models, analyzing the projects to determine their financial and economic viability and social benefits.
d) Prepare detailed analysis reports on each project/business plan and advise management accordingly.
e) Undertake due diligence to verify the scope of works recommended and to verify the priced bills of quantities to ensure that REA gets value for money and that !he prices offered are competitive.
f) Where capital subsidies are applicable, determine the prioritization of projects for subsidy eligibility.
g) Reports to Manager, Investment Planning & Promotion.

Job requirement

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
a) A Masters Degree in Economics or Finance or Accounting or Business Administration.
b) Training in project planning, analysis and management would be an added advantage.

Experience:
a) At least 8 years experience on related duties. Five of this period should have been spent working in public or private institutions in the area of financial and economic modeling and due diligence of business plans
b) Knowledge of energy economics and financial issues would be an added advantage.
c) Prior experience in a public utility company would be an added advantage.

Key skills and competences:
a) Strong interpersonal relationships and ability to work with other persons with unfamiliar backgrounds.
b) Thorough familiarity with the use of computers in financial and economic analyses.
c) Ability to prepare and present information clearly and concise¬ly, orally and in writing.

How to apply

If you are interested in any of the above positions please submit your applications which should include cover letter, CV, names and addresses of 3 reputable referees and copies of relevant academic certificates and testimonials by 14th March 2011 to;

The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
10th Floor Workers House 1 Pilkington Road
P.O. Box 7317,
Kampala, Uganda

Pride Micro Finance Jobs Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Manager Credit - Individual Lending.

Job Purpose 
He / She will be responsible for supervisory roles relating to the individual lending section, to ensure good customer service, growth of quality loan portfolio, increase in borrowers, profitability as well as effective risk control and management. The Manager Credit - Individual Lending will be based in Kampala and will report directly the Head of Operations.

Specific responsibilities include:-
• Participate in preparing the Operations Departmental budget/ Business Plan and achieve annually set loan portfolio targets for Individual Lending.
• Ensure that PML's individual lending policies are effectively complied with in all branches.
• Ensure that the individual loan portfolio quality is maintained within acceptable levels.
• Instill a professional risk awareness culture.
• Embed best practice recovery techniques in the Individual Lending team.
• Participate in the review and implementation of PML's Individual Lending Policies and Procedures.
• Participate in developing new products under the individual
lending methodology and refine the existing ones, Supervise and participate in appraisal of loan underwriting.
• Ensure promotion of products ' services, retention of current customers and develop new partnerships with potential clients,
• Play an active key role in developing and delivering staff training programs covering appraisal techniques (cash flow and ratio analysis, security etc...) and recovery.
• Working with the Legal team to perfect collateral and collateral substitutes.
• Routine inspection of branches to ensure compliance with PML individual lending policies and procedures.
•Undertake manpower planning requirements, in consultations with respective Branch Managers, Regional Managers, Head Human Capital Management and Head of Operations,
•Address client complaints in a timely manner.

Job requirement

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience:
The ideal candidate shall be a holder of a Bachelor's degree in a business related field with at least 3 years' experience in a similar position in a regulated Financial Institution.
Candidates with direct microfinance experience and knowledge in various computer packages will be at an added advantage.

Person Specifications:
• Should be a strategic thinker with high degree of creativity, ambition, self motivated with strong business and analytical skills.
• Should have a high degree of integrity, excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills,
• Should be a team player and able to meet deadlines. He/she should be aged between 28 - 35 years.

How to apply

Application procedure:
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply and send a detailed CV, copies of academic certified transcripts, postal address, current salary, salary expectation, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact to the Head Human Capital Management, using the address below so as to reach not later than Wednesday, March 9.2011,

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you do not hear from us by April 30, 2011.Please consider yourself unsuccessful,


PRIDE MICROFINANCE LIMITED (MDI).
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road,
P. O. Box 7566, Kampala.
Tel. No. 041 4346930/297
Kampala, Uganda.

National Medical Stores Jobs Vacancy- Uganda

 Job Title: Project Coordinator.

We are now looking for competent persons who possess appropriate skills, knowledge and right attitude to fill vacant positions indicated in our establishment. Applications are now invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant posts within the Corporation. All applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores, P.O Box 16 Entebbe. Applications should reach us not later than 5 p. m on 14th MARCH 2011



Job Title: Project Coordinator.
The Project Coordinator reports to the Head of Stores and Operations.
Location of office: Entebbe

Purpose of the job: The project Coordinator oversees all aspects of the Centers for Disease Control Laboratory Supplies project on behalf of the project Director using planning, monitoring and controlling processes.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/KEY RESULT AREAS
1) Draw up project budgets and operational plans based on project goals and available funding as approved by CDC and Management.
2) Define and determine specific roles and responsibilities of project members in NMS /CDC project especially the key deliverables required of each department in MMS/JMS from time to time.
3) Provide hands on day today project management to ensure that the project goals and objectives are achieved within the project timeframe and guidelines established.
4} Develop and execute monitoring and Evaluation ( M & E) plans.
5) Track and report on project progress to ensure that project deliverables stay on time and budget.
6) Draw up required quarterly and annual progress reports and updates on project activities and \ deliverables as required by CDC and NMS in liaision with the Project Director and project members.
7) Liaise with Finance and Procurement departments to produce Financial Status reports,
8) Perform any other duties assigned by the project Director.

Job requirement

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
• Relevant Medical Degree (Medicine, Pharmacy, Biomedical Laboratory Technology, Medical Laboratory Science, or Public health).
• A Post graduate qualification in a management/ business field.
• 3 years experience in a management position.
• Hands on experience in running a project is an added advantage processing software.

How to apply

Mode of application:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with written application specifying the position one is applying for and giving three referees with their full time telephone contacts and postal addresses indicated on the application letter. Photocopies of the academic documents should be attached. Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verity photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.

NATIONAL MEDICAL STORES
Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road,
P. O. Box 16,
Entebbe, Uganda.


Only candidates who meet the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted.

Jobs Vacancies at WBS Television- Career Opportunity

Job Title: Technician
Company: WBS

Vacancy: Technician
REPORT TO: Chief Technician
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

    In charge of studio sound.
    Control of telephone systems during live shows and recording programmes.
    In charge of all musical inserts in live programmes.
    Handles the task back system.
    Doing studio recordings during day time i.e. programmes from CD and Dat.
    In charge of vision mixing.
    In charge for audio mixing.
    Doing video tape operating.
    Carrying out repairs for company property.
    Ob van operation.
    Any other duties as assigned by an authorized officer of the company.


Necessary Qualifications:

    Diploma in Electronics or Radio / Television Electronics.
    2-3 years experience in studio operation and maintenance.
    Good knowledge of television and video equipments.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Organizing and coordinating skills.
    Good analytical skills.
    Proficiency in all phases of duties performed.
    Good command of the English 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 "Technician")

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: 10th/3/2011

Technical Assistant Job Vacancy at WBS Television in Uganda

Job Title: Technical Assistant
Company: WBS

Vacancy: Techinical Assistant
REPORT TO: Chief Technician
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Key Accountabilities:

    Make sure that the equipment in the store is secure.
    Does the Inventory of store equipment.
    Charging of camera batteries after every shooting.
    Issues out OB van equipment and checks whether they have been returned and in case of a missing item he reports to Chief Technician.
    Cleaning and arranging of the studio equipment, edit suits and store.
    Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by an authorized officer of the Company.


Necessary Qualifications:

    At least should have completed O' Level education or it's equivalent.
    1 year's working experience in a busy organization.
    Good knowledge of television and video equipments.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Organizing and coordinating skills.
    Proficiency in all phases of duties performed.

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 "Technical Assistant")

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: 10th/3/2011

Jobs at WBS Televesion- Uganda

Job Title: Chief Technician
Company: WBS

Vacancy: Chief Technician
REPORT TO: General Manager
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

TECHNICAL:

    Overall head and in-charge of all technical staff and equipment.
    In charge of the ob van and any out door broadcasting.
    In charge of vision mixers studio.
    Monitors the off-air monitor.
    Oversee the cleaning and servicing of all station equipment.
    In-charge of supervising all day recordings in the studio.
    Carrying out repairs for company equipment.
    Provide service to our viewers who need technical assistance, in accordance to their complaints of poor signal reception.
    Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Key performance indicators

    Broadcasting equipment is up to standard based on the service manuals available.
    All broadcasting equipment is installed as per the installation diagram for the system.
    The quality of the picture produced in all technical operations is of 1 volt peak to peak.
    All complaints from WBSA viewers regarding poor signal are dealt with, satisfactory.
    The technical department plan and budget is submitted to management in good time for inclusion in the company's master budget.
    All technical employees are well trained according to the training needs assessment.
    All the relevant information to and from the technical department is transmitted smoothly to the relevant offices, and no information gap is reported in the company, as far as technical information is concerned.
    Reports from the management meetings indicate participation of the employee and his/her contribution during the meeting.
    A human resource audit conducted during the working year indicates that the technical department fully adheres to the human resource policies of the company.
    Evidence of detailed job descriptions and "SMART" objective and targets for the staff in the technical department.
    Evidence of additional assignments performed outside the normal job description.


Necessary Qualifications:

    Degree in Electronics or Radio / Television Electronics
    5 years experience in studio operation and maintenance.
    Good knowledge of television and video equipments.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Organizing and coordinating skills.
    Good analytical skills.
    Proficiency in all phases of duties performed.
    Good command of the English 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 "Chief Technician")

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: 10th/3/2011

Jobs in Uganda- General Manager Vacancy

Job Title:    General Manager
    Company     eResource Ltd

        Experience     7 Years

Description     Our Client, a leading and reputable Tour and Travel Company in the East African Region, has two Exciting Opportunity within its Organizational Structure as outlined below:JOB TITLE - GENERAL MANAGERReporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate is expected to be a hands-on Manager able to direct and coordinate the operations of the company. The position has overall responsibility for all operational and commercial departments including Marketing, Sales, Human Resource, Contracting, Reservations and Finance.KEY TASKSThe main duties and responsibilities of the General Manager will include: Overall responsibility for management of a specialist Tour and Travel Company profitably and to achieve the company's financial and quality objectives effectively. Oversee the implementation of the Company Strategic Plan in the most Cost-effective, Profitable and Time efficient manner. Devise and develop a Business Plan that is aligned to the company's goals and targets and build and retain a strong team with the abilities to achieve it. Oversee the HR Function of Staff Audit, Recruitment, Selection, Placement, Induction, Training, Career Planning, and Reward Management. Oversee the Development and Institutionalization of the Company Performance Management Framework Develop the business through effective robust sales, management of financial controls and development of people and standards. Monitor and adjust cost prices/sales and plan accordingly, set Performance targets and incentives for excellent Performance. Quality control: Ensure that all Staff deliver effective Customer service as required and to develop all aspects of quality throughout the Company. Marketing: Oversee Brand Management, Product development and all Marketing initiatives both locally and overseas. Administration: Plan, instigate and monitor all office procedures KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:The Key Performance indicators for this position include overall Company' Financial Viability and Sustainability, Sound Corporate Governance, increase in Market Share, increase in Sales Revenues and improved profile of the Company within its Market Segment.EXPERIENCEMinimum 7 years’ experience in a similar position, preferably (but not a must) in a busy Tour and Travel Work environment that involves frequent contact with Customers. Highly Competitive Remuneration and Compensation Packages await successful

 How to apply

Applicants for the above positions. If you meet the above requirements send your application and CV via email to eresources@consultant.com on or before 11th March 2011 indicating on the subject line the position.

    Qualifications     JOB SPECIFICATIONS:Education/Professional QualificationsMinimum of University Degree in Travel & Tourism or related fields. An MBA will be an added advantage. Non-Degree but Diploma/Certificate holders with Extensive practical relevant experience in the Tours and Travel industry will be considered.

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