New Career Vacancy in Uganda

Job Location: Mukono
Salary- 300,000-400,000
Start date: 1st  4 2011

A trusted client based in Mukono has a vacancy for any one with computer knowledge. This position can be held by anyone with very good computer skills regardless of the course done.

Requirements
A degree or diploma in any field
Must have very good computer skills
Must have very good computer typing speed
Must posses very good internet usage skills

Others
The applicant must be willing to stay in Mukono


Skills
The applicant should have good interpersonal skills
The applicant must be very creative
Should be innovative and a good thinker
Should have good reasoning skills


Application
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Jobs in Kampala Uganda at ACDI/VOCA

Job Title:Evaluation Team Leader

Company: ACDI/VOCA

Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 90 projects in 40 countries and revenues of $124 million.

Closing date: 04 Apr 2011

Location: Uganda - Kampala

We are currently seeking an Evaluation Team Leader for a short-term assignment to evaluate ACDI/VOCA's USAID Title II Multi-Year Assistance Program (MYAP) in Uganda. The anticipated start date is mid- to late April 2011 with in-country travel scheduled for May 2011. The Evaluation Team Leader will supervise a team of local consultants to assess the achievements to date in comparison with program objectives. He or she will carry out evaluation activities in the ACDI/VOCA Kampala office and in the field in order to produce a concise, readable report that evaluates and documents the impact of ACDI/VOCA's activities. Additionally, the report will highlight the relevance, effectiveness, accomplishments and sustainability of the program's components.

Responsibilities:

• Design a detailed methodology and schedule to evaluate key project indicators.
• Conduct, as needed, field visits, key informant interviews, focus groups and surveys to investigate the primary evaluation questions.
• Work with the ACDI/VOCA-Uganda M&E Manager to identify and hire local short-term staff (surveyors) to conduct a qualitative survey.
• Orient and train the surveyors on how to conduct the survey.
• Assess the effectiveness, relevance and efficiency of the program in achieving its intended objectives and intermediate results as outlined in the program's results framework.
• Determine the level of ownership and satisfaction stakeholders and beneficiaries have with the program's results. Help program management and stakeholders identify successes and challenges to date and reasons for these successes and challenges.
• Determine the sustainability of results. The evaluation should inform future program design and implementation.
• Analyze and synthesize data from survey.
• Draft a complete report with findings, conclusions and recommendations addressing each evaluation question.
• Conduct a debrief presentation for ACDI/VOCA senior management, including the M&E Manager.
• Finalize the final evaluation report after receiving feedback from ACDI/VOCA.

Qualifications:

• A minimum of 10 years' experience designing and conducting program evaluations of complex, donor-funded, international humanitarian assistance programs. Previous experience as a team leader on program evaluations.
• Extensive experience designing, implementing and assessing project monitoring systems.
• Sectoral expertise in the areas of rural agricultural development, food security, grants management, capacity building and commodity management (direct distribution and monetization).
• Demonstrated ability to lead a team of international and/or local consultants.
• Familiarity with USAID PL 480 Title II programming preferred.
• University degree in agriculture, statistics, economics, rural development or related field.
• Experience in Uganda and specifically with Ugandan agricultural systems strongly preferred.
• Strong analytical and report-writing skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English.

How to apply
Please apply online at http://acdivoca.maxhire.net/cp/?E5556B361D43515B7E59192F7755196D01627B4D. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.

ACDI/VOCA Jobs in Uganda- Career Opportunity

Job Title: Project Evaluation Consultant

Company: ACDI/VOCA

Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 90 projects in 40 countries and revenues of $124 million.

Closing date: 04 Apr 2011

Location: Uganda - Kampala


We are currently seeking a Project Evaluation Consultant for a short-term assignment to evaluate ACDI/VOCA’s USAID Title II Multi-Year Assistance Program (MYAP) in Uganda. The anticipated start date is mid- to late April 2011 with in-country travel scheduled for May 2011. The Project Evaluation Consultant will work with an Evaluation Team Leader to assess achievements to date against program objectives and activity targets. The Consultant will carry out evaluation activities in the ACDI/VOCA Kampala office and in the field in order to produce a concise, readable report that evaluates and documents the impact of ACDI/VOCA’s activities. Additionally, the report shall highlight the relevance, effectiveness, accomplishments and sustainability of program components.

Responsibilities:
• With direction from Evaluation Team Leader, design a detailed methodology and schedule to evaluate key project indicators.
• Conduct, as needed, field visits, key informant interviews, focus groups and surveys to investigate the primary evaluation questions.
• Assess the effectiveness, relevance and efficiency of the program in achieving its intended objectives and intermediate results as outlined in the program’s results framework.
• Determine the level of ownership and satisfaction stakeholders and beneficiaries have with the program’s results. Help program management and stakeholders identify successes and challenges to date and reasons for these successes and challenges.
• Determine the sustainability of results. The evaluation should inform future program design and implementation.
• Analyze and synthesize data from survey.
• Draft, in collaboration with Evaluation Team Leader, a complete report with findings, conclusions and recommendations addressing each evaluation question.
• Participate in a debrief presentation with ACDI/VOCA senior management, including the M&E Manager and Evaluation Team Leader.
• Work with Evaluation Team Leader to finalize the final evaluation report after receiving feedback from ACDI/VOCA.

Qualifications:
• A minimum of five years’ experience implementing complex, donor-funded, international humanitarian assistance programs in agricultural development and food security.
• Substantial training experience, particularly in rural agriculture development. Experience with commodity management (direct distribution and monetization) is highly preferred.
• Familiarity with USAID PL 480 Title II programming is preferred.
• Experience participating in project evaluations is preferred.
• University degree in agriculture, statistics, economics, rural development or related field.
• Experience in Uganda and specifically with Ugandan agricultural systems strongly preferred.
• Strong analytical and report-writing skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English.

How to apply
Please apply online at http://acdivoca.maxhire.net/cp/?E5556A361D43515B7E59192F7755196D00627B4D. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.

Jobs at Malaria Consortium in Uganda, based in Kampala

Job Title: Regional Finance Manager

NGO: Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium is an international organisation working globally, particularly in Africa and Asia, on Malaria and other communicable disease control.

Closing date: 11 Mar 2011

Location: Uganda - Kampala

Background

Malaria Consortium is an international organisation working globally, particularly in Africa and Asia, on Malaria and other communicable disease control. Malaria Consortium manages a large number of projects in many countries; the organisation income for year to 31 March 2010 was £19m. The Regional Finance Manager (RFM) based in Uganda is responsible for overseeing the finances of the Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia country programmes including donor reporting, budget preparation and all financial and management accounting. The RFM provides support to the regional Africa office based in Kampala, Uganda. The RFM reports to the Africa Programmes Director and interact with the Financial Controller (FC) and Chief Finance Officer (CFO) to meet the global reporting needs of MC. The RFM is an integral part of the senior management team in the regional office and work closely with the management, technical and operations teams in the regional office.

The successful candidate would be responsible for the following duties:

• Ensure all country finance teams are clear on the processes and systems of financial management, providing support to the Country Finance Managers to help them achieve their objectives
• Work with the CFO to improve financial systems in the region, introducing change where requested as part of the global improvement
• Support the offices to prepare the annual budget and revised forecast
• Ensure monthly management accounts are produced, reviewed and variances are acted on by project managers in the countries and for the region.
• Review all financial donor reports in the region and ensure submitted to donor on time with accuracy
• Coordinate with the Financial Controller on updating monthly cash flow projections in order to predict future cash flow trends.
• Carry out regular monitoring visits to Country offices according to a planned programme of visits to ensure quality in all aspects of financial management
• Coordinate with the Financial Controller on the internal audit of local offices
• Assist the CFO in the long-term financial planning of the organisation
• Provide input into the strategic objectives of the finance team and how it can achieve its plans.
• Coordinate with the auditors in local offices to complete required statutory audits
• Review all legal contracts in the region to ensure aware of MC’s financial commitments and on-going compliance
• Work with the CFM to ensure compliance with all local statutory law, including in-country taxation and pension legislation.
• Participate in the performance evaluation and personal development of all CFM including the setting of objectives for the Country Finance Managers (CFM) in coordination with the Country Director in each country
• Actively support and motivate the local finance teams, and ensure the CFM has set individual team member’s objectives and carries out performance appraisals.
• Work with each CFM to ensure adequate capacity and resource in the finance teams to meet their objectives

Person specification:

Essential:
• Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Accountant
• A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
• Minimum of five years experience in a finance team, with at least two years in a managerial position
• Excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft excel
• Good analytical and reporting skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• High level of English, both written and spoken
• Strong ability to be able to manage and prioritise multiple tasks
• Experience in training and developing Finance staff

Package: A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate, including relocation if required.

Contract duration: 24 months (with option of renewal subject to performance)
How to apply
Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited to the person including a daytime contact number and three referees quoting the reference number to HR Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org

Jobs Vacancy in Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Liberia, Namibia, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia- Career Employment

Job Title: Volunteer Photographer,

Location: Multiple Duty Stations (Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Liberia, Namibia, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia)
Closing Date: Sunday, 20 March 2011


NGO: Africa Humanitarian Action

AHA is an international pan-African non-governmental organization providing humanitarian assistance to refugees, returnees, internally displaced people and communities throughout Africa

Closing date: 20 Mar 2011

Location: - Various - - Burundi, Cameroon, DRC, Ethiopia, Liberia, Namibia, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia

Background

Africa Humanitarian Action needs a set of photos of its programs and activities across Africa for publications it is producing.

Job Description

Producing a set of photos of four project sites of AHA across Africa: Producing the photoset according to the list of images provided by the AHA office.

Time Frame

Photo shooting should take place on a five-day trip from Apr. 1st through Apr 6th.

AHA office will arrange dates for photo shootings in its programs in coordination with photographer and programs.

Product

Set of digital photo in high resolution and printable quantity on CD or DVD.

Payment

There will not be a monitory reimbursement for services provided. This is a volunteer position, however, AHA is responsible for travel and accommodation arrangements.

How to apply

Please forward CVs and sample works to Ms. Bilen Shimelis at bilens@africahumanitarian.org

Closing Date: Sunday, 20 March 2011

Medical Teams International Job Vacancy- Regional Director

Job Title:Africa Regional Director

Location: Kampala

Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Medical Teams International

We are a Christian global health organization that empowers communities to live full and healthy lives. We work with grassroots organizations, churches and ministries of health to ensure that our projects fit seamlessly into local contexts. Our volunteers, staff and supporters form a closely knit team that is deeply committed to facilitating lasting solutions for people suffering from disaster, conflict and poverty in 70 countries.

Closing date: 31 May 2011

Location: Uganda - Kampala

Job Summary This field-based position contributes to the vision and mission of the organization by being responsible for managing the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Africa regional strategic plan. Key responsibilities include managing and developing regional field staff, financial resources, partnerships and fund raising efforts for achievement of the strategic plans of Medical Teams International and the Africa region. Report on and represent Medical Teams International's Africa regional programs with support from the HQ-based Africa Deputy Regional Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Lead the development and oversee the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the three year Africa regional strategic plan and country strategic plans, including identification of priority countries, programs, teams, GIK, and fundraising strategy

Lead the management planning and decision making for regional direction.

Work with field leadership team and staff to ensure vision alignment and supervise implementation of all regional programs for planned results.

Develop thorough knowledge of region, partners and programs.

Give guidance to the to support regional activities.

Develop regional disaster assessment and response capacity of Medical Teams International country program staff in collaboration with the Manager of Emergency Relief.

Required:

M.A. in relevant field or equivalent combination of academic preparation and field management experience most likely obtained by serving as a Country Director in at least 2 settings.

Minimum 5-8 years progressively responsible leadership experience in international relief and development with at least 2 years experience working in Africa.

Demonstrated success acquiring resources for relief and development programs.

Experience leading programs funded by institutional donors

How to apply

To learn more about this position and to apply please visit us at www.medicalteams.org

Advisor Job vacancy in Uganda at Danish Demining Group

Job Title: Technical Advisor for DDG, Gulu, Uganda

Closing Date: Sunday, 20 March 2011

Company: Danish Demining Group

Location: Uganda - Gulu

BACKGROUND

Danish Demining Group (DDG) has operated in Uganda since 2008. Partnering with the Office of the Prime Minister, DDG assists the National Mine Action Programme (NMAP) by provision of technical, management and logistics support to the Uganda Mine Action Centre (UMAC). The NMAP comprise multi-skilled demining teams, management unit and technical specialists seconded to UMAC from Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) and Uganda Police (UPF).

GENERAL OBJECTIVE

The Technical Advisor (TA) will provide technical advice and field supervision support to the Mine Action Centre in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and DDG Strategy Plan for Uganda.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE

The TA will be responsible for carrying out a manual deminer training course to 50 UPDF seconded trainees to UMAC. Out of this number, 40 deminers will be jointly selected by STA and TA to work under the mine action programme. After the training course, TA will carry out on-the-job training in the field by conducting Quality Assurance (QA), providing Technical Advisory and contributing to UMAC operational planning in mined areas.

SPECIFIC TASKS

    * Provide support to the management and technical support work of DDG's Senior Technical Advisor (STA) for UMAC in Gulu and in the field. The support entails technical advisory, training and QA assistance related to explosive ordnance; clearance, survey and reporting methodology; planning of operations; technical reporting; and risk assessments.
    * Monitor and assist in supervision of the 12+1 team structure carrying out clearance, EOD and survey activities and develop their technical and management capacity. Accordingly, oversee the application of SOPs and land release procedures in accordance with Uganda Mine Action Standards (UMAS).
    * Carry out a manual deminer training course in Gulu using Minelab F3 for 50 personnel and evaluate and rank 40 best trainees for STA decision of deployment. Further conduct on-the-job training and QA on the new and existing demining capacity operating in mined areas.
    * Develop and maintain effective logistics and communication systems at MAC in Gulu to verify the individual team moves and activities at all times, including a fuel consumption and vehicle service monitoring tool, towards improved cost-efficiency and use of resources.
    * Ensure reporting and information management in the field adhere to SOPs and UMAS, measure progress, prepare technical reports and assist UMAC management in the same.
    * Monitor the use of DDG vehicles, equipment and other assets lent to and utilised and report to STA accordingly. Assist in procurement of explosives and accessories. Carry out inventories on behalf of DDG.

QUALIFICATIONS

    * Substantial documented professional technical experience in mine action.
    * Excellent management and personnel skills - a calm and diplomatic disposition will be preferred.
    * Excellent communication and analytical skills with strong administrative ability.
    * Ability to understand the cultural and political environment and to work accordingly with the local authorities.
    * Ability to work independently and as part of a team in remote areas.
    * Fluency in spoken and written English.
    * Good computer skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

POSITION & REPORTING LINE

The Technical Advisor (TA) is responsible to the Senior Technical Advisor (STA) and reports to him (to the DDG PM in the absence of the STA).

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Commencement: As soon as possible, and no later than 01 May 2011

Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda, non-family duty station.

Contract: 12 months with possibility of extension.

Salary and other conditions in accordance with DRC's Terms of Employment for Expatriates (can be found on www.drc.dk under Vacancies). The position is placed among level E1 to E3 pending field experience.

FURTHER INFORMATION

You are welcome to contact Head of Desk, Bodil Jacobsen, email: bodil.jacobsen@drc.dk for further information on the programme and the position.

Please note that applications are not to be sent to Ms. Jacobsen. We only accept applications sent via our on-line system at www.drc.dk/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies/. APPLICATIONS SENT DIRECTLY TO MS. JACOBSEN WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

For general information about the Danish Demining Group, please consult www.danishdemininggroup.dk

How to apply

APPLICATION AND CV

Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications sent together with a CV, in English and marked ”DDG TA - Uganda ”, will be considered.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies/Current vacancies/DDG Technical Advisor - Uganda. Please remember to upload your letter of application and CV.

CV-only applications will not be considered.

Applications are to be sent no later than 20. March 2011.

PROBLEMS WITH ON-LINE APPLICATION?

Please contact Anne Oxholm, job@drc.dk, if you experience problems with your on-line application.

Underwriting & Claims Assistant Jobs at British American

Job Title: Underwriting & Claims Assistant
Company: British American-

Vacancy: Underwriting & Claims Assistant
REPORT TO: Underwriting Manager
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Purpose:

    * Accurate capture of underwriting information in Aims.
    * Accurate premium debiting with correct reinsurance cessions.
    * Risk assessment and determination of terms to apply.
    * Continuously review of underwriting documents (Policy documents, Endorsements, Renewal confirmations and Debit Notes) in analysis presentation and to ensure they meet Clients requirements/ signing of documents.
    * Ensure proper records of security documents (motor certificates, professional indemnity certificates)
    * Ensure proper records of security documents.
    * Ensure proper declarations of motor certificates.
    * Timely issue of renewal notices.
    * Proper accounting of security documents (motor certificates, professional indemnity certificates)
    * Issuing of Motor Certificates.
    * Responding to general underwriting/claims enquiries.
    * Ensure that risks are properly evaluated and rated in a timely manner.
    * Ensure timely quotations are given to intermediaries/direct clients and that risk surveys are carried out where necessary.
    * Process claims in a timely and accurate manner in line with the terms and conditions of the policy.
    * Review all claims to ensure that no fraudulent claims are paid.
    * Perform any other duties as required.


Necessary Qualifications:

    * Bachelors of Commerce degree or equivalent.
    * ACII Professional certification or reasonable progress to completion.
    * At least 3 years experience in related field.
    * Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
    * High level of integrity.
    * Attentive to detail and has analytical skills.
    * Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
    * Computer Literacy in Ms Office Suite of packages.

Key competences for the role:

    * Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
    * Ability to work in a fast paced and highly entrepreneurial environment.
    * Excellent written and verbal communication skills including note taking and summarizing skills and the ability to communicate well at all levels in a clear, appropriate and timely manner.
    * Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
    * Strong team player with excellent leadership skills.
    * Customer focus and orientation.

Performance standards:

    * Strong work ethic.
    * Ensure productivity and performance is achieved and exceeded.
    * Expenditure in area of influence maintained within approved budget.
    * Correct and timely provision of information.
    * Lack of complaints from clients and insurance.
    * Compliance with statutory authorities and regulatory requirements.
    * Systems/procedures within the section working properly.

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 BritishAmericanjobs@nftconsult.com. ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "Underwriting & Claims 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: 15/3/2011

Personal Secretary Jobs Vacancies- Career

Job Title: Personal Secretary - 2 Vacancies
Duties
(i) Provides administrative and secretarial support to staff, including special projects, office work flow, appointments, correspondence, manuscripts, grant proposals, budgets, data compilation and records control. May perform duties of a sensitive and confidential nature;
(ii) Coordinates special projects and events, office activities and committee meetings. Maintains calendar, schedules appointments and meeting rooms;
(iii) Uses personal computer to prepare manuscripts, grant proposals, statistical reports, tables, and charts using knowledge of scientific, medical, literary, or other technical terms;
(iv)Locates and compiles information and formats reports, graphs, tables, records and other sources of information;
(v) Maintains records through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, coding, updating and destruction;

Job requirement

Qualifications
i. Minimum of a Bachelors degree from a recognized university;
ii. High computer literacy levels in secretarial studies basic and
advanced programmes;
iii Very good typing/inputting speed of at least 80 w.p.m;
iv. Five years work experience in a credible organization

How to apply

For all positions:

(I) Remuneration
The National Council for Higher Education pays an attractive consolidated package comparable to those of other statutory

(ii) Submission
Interested persons should send, or personally deliver an application with all the necessary attachments of photocopies of certificates, awards, publication records, names of three references, email and telephone contact numbers to the address below. Indicate on the envelop the position applied for. Closing date is 28 March 2011,
5pm.

The Executive Director,
National Council for Higher Education
34 Cavers Crescent
P.O. Box 76, KYAMBOGO - UGANDA.

Internal Auditor Job Vacancy in Uganda at National Council for Higher Education

Job Title: Internal Auditor
.
Reports to: Audit Committee of NCHE and Administratively to Executive Director
Purpose of Job:
To carry out an independent and objective evaluation of NCHE's operations and corporate governance processes. To add value to the Council's activities by facilitating risk management and providing recommendations for improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To constantly review and maintain a charter for Internal Audit Function in accordance with Internal Audit professional practice.
• To evaluate value for money with regard to economy, efficiently and effectiveness of operations including non-financial controls and make recommendations for improvements.
• To assess NCHE compliance with statues, regulations, procedures, policies and other requirements and advise the Council accordingly.
• To develop and implement an audit programme approved by the Audit Committee of the Council.
• Conduct regular assurance assignments and present their results to both Management and the Audit Committee in accordance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and International Financial Reporting Standards.
• To perform an independent review of the performance of the functions and strategic plans.
• To advise on and maintain policies and procedures to guide NCHE's internal audit activities in line with Internal Audit Professional Practices Framework.
• To liaise with External Auditors of the Council by providing information on all matters relating to the NCHE operations.
• To evaluate the internal control systems of NCHE and make recommendations on areas of weakness that need improvement.
• To monitor management responses and implementations of audit recommendations.
• To manage the internal audit function and report to both the Audit Committee and Council on policies, programmes and activities of the internal audit function.
• To evaluate the security, integrity and confidentiality of the IT systems and applications and conduct regular systems audits to ascertain the effectiveness of the existing internal controls and recommend improvements where necessary.
• To undertake any investigations and technical studies as directed by the Council or the Executive Director in accordance with relevant procedures.
Qualifications:
• A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, B. Commerce or Business Administration
• Part or full professional qualification in ACCA, CPA and CIMA is an added advantage
• All applicants for the above position must be computer literate.

Working Experience:
• A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in Auditing in reputable organization.

Job requirement

Competences Required
• Knowledge of audit procedure, including planning, techniques and test and sampling methods involved in conducting audits.
• Basic knowledge of the Public Finance and Accountability Act and the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Act.
• Knowledge of computerized accounting and auditing records
• Ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports.
• Ability to maintain current knowledge of developments related to
business matters of interest to internal audit. Value for money audit competences
• Analytical skills and ability to quickly identify key audit issues.
• Ability to compose

How to apply

For all positions:

(I) Remuneration
The National Council for Higher Education pays an attractive consolidated package comparable to those of other statutory

(ii) Submission
Interested persons should send, or personally deliver an application with all the necessary attachments of photocopies of certificates, awards, publication records, names of three references, email and telephone contact numbers to the address below. Indicate on the envelop the position applied for. Closing date is 28 March 2011,
5pm.

The Executive Director,
National Council for Higher Education
34 Cavers Crescent
P.O. Box 76, KYAMBOGO - UGANDA.

Various Job at National Council for Higher Education

The following positions are available at the National Council for 'Higher Education as from April 2011. Interested persons are called upon to apply in writing to the Council. All the positions are for a three-year contract, renewal on good performance and mutual agreement.
(a) Quality Assurance (Law or Humanities)
(b) Quality Assurance (Basic or Health Sciences)

The duties of these officers will include the following;
i) Participating in the accreditation of higher education institutions and programmes
ii) Helping in developing and refining a national quality assurance mechanism for higher education,
iii) Directing and carrying out research and designing development strategies relevant to higher education and national priorities.
iv) Assisting in improving an acceptable code of quality assurance framework for higher education.
v) Assisting in improving a higher education credit system to ease mobility and transfer of students amongst disciplines and institutions of higher learning.
vi) Designing strategic plans for the higher education sub-sector,
vii) Assisting institutions of higher learning in designing and implementing curriculum, quality assurance mechanisms and the improvement of the higher education sub-sector,
viii) Advising NCHE in accreditation legal matters
ix) Taking leadership in the development of an integrated, diversified and flexible higher education system for Uganda,
x) Performing any other duties assigned by the Executive Director.

Job requirement

Qualifications:
i) A minimum of a Masters degree in Law or Humanities for the initial position.
ii) A masters in Basic or Health Sciences for the second position. A PhD wills be an added advantage.
ii) A working experience at university or tertiary institution will be an added advantage.
iii) Very good computer skills including knowledge of Word-processing packages, graphics and data base programmes.
iv) Should be no more than 45 years of age.

How to apply

For all positions:

(I) Remuneration
The National Council for Higher Education pays an attractive consolidated package comparable to those of other statutory

(ii) Submission
Interested persons should send, or personally deliver an application with all the necessary attachments of photocopies of certificates, awards, publication records, names of three references, email and telephone contact numbers to the address below. Indicate on the envelop the position applied for. Closing date is 28 March 2011,
5pm.

The Executive Director,
National Council for Higher Education
34 Cavers Crescent
P.O. Box 76, KYAMBOGO - UGANDA

Human Resource and Administration Manager Job Vacancy in Uganda at Security Group

Job Title: Human Resource and Administration Manager
Security Group (U) is urgently seeking to recruit a highly proactive, self driven individual to fill the position of Human Resource and Administration Manager.

Key Responsibilities
• Implementation of the HR strategy to support the organization’s business objectives and growth aspirations
• Implement and manage the performance management system and ensure its effective execution through the line managers
• Ensure efficient and effective human resource administration services including development and implementation of HR procedures and management of the staff medical scheme and other benefits;
• Conducting training needs analysis, proposing the training that needs to be done and coordinating the training programs
• Closely coordinating and monitoring staff induction, probation and confirmation of appointments
• Advising and training managers and supervisors on basic staff management skills to support the overall HR Strategy.
• Driving and monitoring the Key Performance indicators of the company s HR strategy
• Manage employee relations within the organization and ensure adherence to the labour laws;
• Management of confidential and employee records, benefits and payroll administration.
• Management of company assets
• in depth knowledge of management of insurance
• General administrative duties

Job requirement

Educational Requirements Entry Criteria:
• A Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management OR a Social Science degree with a post graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.
• At least 5 years experience as a HR Generalist in a busy environment
• Well versed with the current Uganda labor laws.
• Excellent interpersonal, communications, and organizational skills.
• Strong problem solving skills with strong business skills and strategic acumen and excellent team-building skills

Experience Requirements
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a senior management capacity within a labor intensive enterprise

Experience years: 5

How to apply

Additional Requirements
Interested candidates who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CV with current and expected remuneration
by email to the Managing Director,
Security group Uganda Limited,
P.O. Box 20097, Plot 21, Mackinnon Road, Kampala to be received not later
than 18th March 2011, before 5:00pm.

Package
The post offer an attractive salary and benefits package aligned to the requirements of the position and the candidate's qualifications and experience. The company is an equal opportunities employer and applications are invited irrespective of gender, race, creed or religion.

Jobs at Raising Voices- NGO Jobs in Uganda

Raising Voices is an NGO that works to prevent violence against women and children in Uganda.

Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager
Responsibilities:
• Manage all aspects of the financial system according to the organizational financial regulations
• Produce timely multi-donor financial reports using QuickBooks for program planning and monitoring
• Ensure compliance with all legal, audit, tax and contractual responsibilities
• Ensure proper tracking and control of expenditure
• Manage annual external financial audit
• Oversee and manage all major purchases including supplies, materials and assets
• Produce accurate monthly financial reports
• Support staff in preparing and monitoring financial expenditure within their program areas
• Adhere to and refine existing financial policy and develop financial policy manual
• Demonstrate leadership and support to Raising Voices management and staff
• Supervise a small team of administration staff.

Job requirement

Qualifications:
• AT LEAST FIVE years' experience of senior level financial management for an NGO
• University degree with a major in accounting and full professional qualification in ACCA, CPA or CIMA
• Extensive computer skills in Word, Excel, QuickBooks
• Self motivated and displays initiative and high level of integrity
• Able to work productively and collaboratively with a team, providing proactive and supportive supervision and leadership
• Written and oral communication skills are essential

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the requirements should submit typed applications that include a cover letter, a detailed CV and contacts (phone and email) of three referees. DO NOT INCLUDE COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS /CERTIFICATES, shortlisted candidates only will be required to submit.

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered by 15th March 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted by 25th March 2011.

All applications should be sent to:
Raising Voices
Plot 16 Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya
P.0. Box 6770, Kampala, Uganda
Or email to winnie@raisingvoices.org

Personal Assistant Job Vacancy in Uganda at Mantrac Uganda

Job Title: Personal Assistant
Job purpose:
The personal assistant reporting to the Managing Director will be fully responsible for managing both the administrative and secretarial functions in the managing director's office.

Tasks:
Supervises and oversees use of office supplies
Sets up mail dispatch system and procedure
Provides administrative, secretarial and logistical support to the Managing Director
Prepares and types communication material and correspondences as directed by the Managing Director
Provides and responds to routine information needs and inquires
• Organizes the Managing director's travel, booking of flights and hotels
• Tracks and ensures proper flow of documents that are forwarded to the Managing Director for approval and ensures the documents get to respective officers in time
• Ensures accurate and up to date record keeping/filing Responsible for keeping the Managing Director's Office and front office tidy
• Attending to the Managing Director's Visitor's and keeping Track of all his appointments.

Job requirement

Qualifications/ experience and competencies:
• Degree in Secretarial Studies or related qualification
• Experience working as a personal assistant in a reputable company
• Good command of the English language both written and spoken
•Excellent communication styles
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Computer literate

How to apply

CONTACTS:

The Human Resource Manager,
To apply send a copy of your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter with three referees including photocopies of your academic papers to the contact given below

The-closing date is 5pm
18th March 2011

The Human Resource Manager
Mantrac Uganda
Plot 17/41, 7th Street, Industrial Area:
P.O. BOX 7126 Kampala, Uganda

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Jobs Vacancies at Mantrac Uganda Ltd

Mantrac Uganda Ltd is the sole authorized Caterpillar dealer for Construction, Power System - and Material Handling products .Mantrac Uganda Limited is an associate company of The Mantrac Group, the sole authorized Caterpillar dealer in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Siberia-Russia.
In order to strengthen and advance our position as the market leader, Mantrac Uganda Ltd invites applications, from highly motivated and suitably qualified graduates for employment to join our company.

Job Title: Credit Controller
Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Commercial Manager the credit controller will be responsible for managing the company credit policy.

Tasks:
• Enforce the implementation of the company credit policy
• Maintain customer accounts » Ensure timely Debt collection
• Reconcile customer accounts regularly
• Provide up to date weekly and monthly debtor reports to managements

Job requirement

Qualifications/ experience and competencies
• A degree in Bachelor of Commerce or related qualifica¬tion
• ACCA qualification
• Two years working with a reputable organization as a credit controller
• Must be computer literate
• Writing and reporting skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• High level of accuracy and must be detail conscious.

How to apply

CONTACTS:

The Human Resource Manager,
To apply send a copy of your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter with three referees including photocopies of your academic papers to the contact given below

The-closing date is 5pm
18th March 2011

The Human Resource Manager
Mantrac Uganda
Plot 17/41, 7th Street, Industrial Area:
P.O. BOX 7126 Kampala, Uganda

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Receptionist Jobs in Uganda- New Jobs for Receptionists in Kampala

Job title: Receptionist
Station: Kampala

Tasks and Responsibilities:
•    Receive all visitors and handle their queries.
•    Operate the switchboard by receiving and directing calls to appropriate persons.
•    Place outside calls for staff as may be required.
•    Ensure that the switch board is fully covered at all times.
•    Provide administrative tasks.
•    Collect and date stand all incoming mails and distribute them to the appropriate staff.
•    Assist in hotel bookings, air travels and conferences organization as directed.
•    Administration of office equipment and supplies.
•    Comply with all HSEQ requirements for the position.

Specifications:
•    A minimum of 3 years administrative experience.
•    Minimum diploma in reception/secretarial work from a reorganized institution.
•    Excellent computer skills and experience in MS word, PowerPoint and Excel.
•    Professional appearance with friendly out going personality.
•    Flexible and proactive attitude.
•    Service oriented, helpful and willing with both internal and external customers.
•    Good communication skills face to face and telephone.
•    Good attention to detail.
•    Good organizational skills with the ability to multi task under pressure.
•    Strong team worker.
•    Ability to work under pressure with least supervision.

Application:
•    Send application with your CV giving 3 referees.
•    Copies of certified academic and professional certificates/testimonials.
•    Postal address and daytime telephone contact so as to reach us by 11th March 2011.

Address:
Managing Director
Engen Uganda Ltd, Plot 166
6th street, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 63338, Kampala

Business Analyst Job Vacancy in Uganda- Career Opportunity at Engen

Job Title: Business Analyst
Station: Kampala

Purpose:
•    Understanding business strategy development and implementation.
•    Monitoring of business performance against scorecards.
•    Developing feasible and practical solutions to identified challenges.
•    Visual management of performance.
•    Coordinating stake holder engagement.
•    Ensuring effective an timely communication with among stake holders.
•    Market and business intelligence coordination.

Qualifications and Experience:
•    University degree in a business related field.
•    An MBA degree is considered to be an added advantage./
•    A minim of 3 years’ professional experience in a sales/marketing position.
•    Strong practical computer sills and experience in MS word, PowerPoint and Excel.
•    Good interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Sound report writing ability.
•    Good business and marketing skills.\
•    Good work experience in the corporate environment,
•    An individual with strong career objectives.






Application:
  • Send application with your CV giving 3 referees.
  • Copies of certified academic and professional certificates/testimonials.
  • Postal address and daytime telephone contact so as to reach us by 11th March 2011.

Address:
Managing Director
Engen Uganda Ltd, Plot 166
6th street, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 63338, Kampala

Marketing Assistant Job Opportunity in Uganda at Engen


Job Title: Marketing Assistant
Station: Kampala

Purpose:
  • Liaising with commercial customers.
  • Identifying and follow up of new commercial customers support.
  • Follow up customer’s service issues and address customer complaints.
  • Identifying market opportunities and support implementation of marketing plans.
  • Representing the company in promotional/PR activities.
  • Cash administration.
  • New marketing innovations implementation and administration.
  • Sales support.
  • Maintenance of customer account reconciliations.
  • Prepare and submit relevant reports in accordance with Engen deadlines and standards.
  • Maintain all reports and ensure documentation according to Engen document Management System standards.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in a related business field (finance, marketing or business administration.)
  • Possession of professional qualifications like CPA, ACA and ACCA will be added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ professional experience in a sales/marketing position.
  • Strong practical computer skills and experience in MS word office word PowerPoint and excel.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound report writing ability.
  • Good business and marketing skills.

 

Application:
  • Send application with your CV giving 3 referees.
  • Copies of certified academic and professional certificates/testimonials.
  • Postal address and daytime telephone contact so as to reach us by 11th March 2011.

Address:
Managing Director
Engen Uganda Ltd, Plot 166
6th street, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 63338, Kampala

Retail Manager Job Opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Retail/ Floor Manager
Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for smooth operations and sales of the retail outlet.
2. Provide product training and ensure staffs are equipped with strong product knowledge
3. Provide excellent customer service training to all staff and ensure customer satisfaction
4. Effective management and recruitment of team players, motivating and correcting staff, roster allocation and building team spirit.

Job requirement

Qualifications/Requirements
1. A University degree in a relevant subject with proven management and marketing
2. Minimum 3 years of retail management experience at managerial level.
3. Able to lead team and demonstrate high business acumen,
4. Enable to work under pressure in a fast pace working environment.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to the address below;
Human Resource Manager
Nyumbani Decor Ltd
P.O Box 180 Kampala, Uganda

Or Email:nyumbanidecor@yahoo.co.uk

New Accountant Job Vacancy in Uganda at Nyumbani

Job Title: Accountant
Responsibilities
The accountant will have the responsibility of providing timely and efficient accounting and financial support to management of Nyumbani Decor.

Key responsibilities;
1. Preparation of budgets and cash flows
2. Monitoring expenditure
3. Preparation of financial reports
4. Any other responsibilities assigned to him/ her by management of Nyumbani.

Job requirement

Qualifications:
4. A University degree in a relevant subject with proven finance and accounting skills
5. At least three years of relevant work experience in a busy organization especially retail business
6. High level of computer skills, ability to handle complex financial and accounting systems including knowledge of Tally.

How to apply


Applications should be addressed to the address below;
Human Resource Manager
Nyumbani Decor Ltd
P.O Box 180 Kampala, Uganda

Or Email:nyumbanidecor@yahoo.co.uk

Interior Designer's Job Vacancy in Uganda Nyumbani Decor

Job Title: Furniture/ Interior Designer's
Job Functions: 3D Modeling and CAD, Architect, Design

Job Description:
As our designer, you will collaborate in the development of innovative and original retail environments and fixture designs; You will be required to use your advanced skills to create original 2D, 3D retail displays and digital design solutions that enhance the consumer retail experience

Job requirement

Qualifications/ Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree in Graphics/interior and St years' design experience.
2. Retail design industry and fixture design experience is preferred.
3. High level of expertise using design software/ technology with ability to produce electronic files for production purposes.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to the address below;
Human Resource Manager
Nyumbani Decor Ltd
P.O Box 180 Kampala, Uganda

Or Email:nyumbanidecor@yahoo.co.uk

Sales and Marketing Manager Jobs in Uganda- 2 Vacancies

Job Title: Sales and Marketing Manager: 2 Vacancies
The position requires a person with strong communication and interpersonal skills, a mature person about 30years of age.

Key tasks:
1. Participate in company's image management through identifying and meeting client's needs.
2. Maintain communication with company clients.
3. Responsible for collecting and analyzing client's feedback data.

Job requirement

Qualifications:
1. A business degree in Business Administration/marketing, a post graduate diploma is an added advantage.
2. Should have at least 5 year experience in a sales environment preferably in product sales.
3. Ability to give captivating or convincing presentations to level audience.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to the address below;
Human Resource Manager
Nyumbani Decor Ltd
P.O Box 180 Kampala, Uganda

Or Email:nyumbanidecor@yahoo.co.uk

New Sales Jobs Opportunities in Uganda

Job Title: Sales : 3 positions

Job requirement

Qualifications:
1. A Honors degree in business related discipline e.g. BCOM, BBA OR A Higher Diploma in marketing.
2. At least 2-3 years experience in the same field from a reputable organization.
3. Should have good communication and presentation skills.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to the address below;
Human Resource Manager
Nyumbani Decor Ltd
P.O Box 180 Kampala, Uganda

Or Email:nyumbanidecor@yahoo.co.uk

Nurse Unit Manager- Nursing Jobs in Uganda at International Hospital Kampala (IHK)

Job Title: Nurse Unit Manager:
International Hospital Kampala is a 100-bed capacity private hospital employing approximately 170 full time
nursing staff. Departments at the hospital include medical surgical adult and paediatrics, obstetrics,
outpatients, ICU and operating theatres. The organisation is seeking for qualified, highly motivated
competent persons to take on the roles of nurse unit manager (NUM) in various departments within the
hospital. The identified persons will oversee and direct the activities of the nurses in these specific
departments at the hospital.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Essential
The minimum educational requirement is a bachelor's degree in nursing. A specialization in a specific
area of nursing is ideal. The individual must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the Uganda Nurses &
Midwives Council (UNMC)
At least three (3) years of nursing experience in a specific clinical specialty, as well as previous
supervisory experience. A sound clinical background and the ability to provide direction and share skills
is essential
Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication, computer literacy
Demonstrated commitment to customer service and quality improvement
Demonstrated knowledge and skills related to medical, operational, systems and human resources
management to successfully maintain excellent nursing care for the department
Additional qualities include strong leadership, demonstrable experience in mentoring other nurses, resilience
and the ability to adapt to situations and innovate

Responsibilities
1. Leadership – leading change, interventions, skills development and continuous learning initiatives, etc
2. Mentoring/ coaching, facilitating and empowering nursing staff
3. Through this, developing nurse leaders able to independently and proactively drive change, push
implementation, hold themselves & teams accountable, solve problems, etc
4. Creating an innovative culture
5. Promoting cross-functional/ interdisciplinary collegiality, clinical governance, accountability
6. Promoting best practice
7. To develop a highly-skilled and efficient team
8. To ensure the delivery of a quality service for our clients.
9. To direct the nursing staff regarding appropriate clinical practices to ensure quality care to patients - This
includes mentoring and educating nurses, working with other medical professionals
10. Serving as a resource to all staff within the unit regarding the quality of services provided by the nursing
staff.
11. Providing hands-on care to patients along with the nurses to ensure quality care and to maintain current
clinical skills
12. Regular liaison to manage resources, supplies and equipment as needed.
13. Working with other managers to maintain overall compliance of the unit.

To apply
Applications with a CV and 3 references will be accepted until position is filled.
The Human Resource Manager
International Hospital Kampala
P.O. Box 8177,
Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 8th/3/2011

IHK- International Hospital Kampala Jobs Vacancy- Career

IHK seeks a motivated and qualified individual to oversee the Biomedical Department, ensuring
efficient use and/or maintenance of financial/ human resources, medical/ electrical equipment and
supplies.
Requirements:
• A good Bachelors of Science Degree and additional training in engineering, preferably
biomedical
• Practical electrical, electronics and technical skills preferably with experience in use/ repair/
maintenance of medical equipment
• Experience or ability to supervise a team and administrative processes
• A strong interest in the integration of engineering and medicine;
• Excellent communication skills in order to liaise with a wide variety of people and good
attention to detail;
• The ability to combine a high degree of technical knowledge with creativity;
• The ability to maintain equipment in effective and practical as well as cost effective
approaches;
• Commercial awareness, in order to appreciate a product prices and ROI;
• Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure
• Strong people-management skills
• Understanding of basic finance, accounting and procurement procedures in a medical setting
• Computer skills, especially MS office

Specific Job Descriptions
1. Organise the department, and introduce systems of operation that ensure efficiency
2. Manage the team to maintain those systems and ensure continuous imporvement
3. Perform a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation and maintenance of a diverse range of
clinical equipment
4. Assemble, repair, commission and maintain clinical, mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and basic electronic
devices and equipment according to specifications.
5. Execution of planned preventive maintenance (PPM) program
6. Diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions by making repairs to ensure that clinical
equipment and internal circuit meet specified requirements
7. Make necessary calculations for computing circuit elements necessary to adjust circuitry to specified
requirements
8. Provide training for technical or clinical staff with regard to proper operation of clinical equipment of the
department train; including ensuring that new staff are inducted with the aim of maintaining safe/ proper/
responsible use of equipment
9. Liaise closely with other medical professionals, such as doctors and therapists, and with end-users
(patients and their carers)
10. Notify user departmental managers regarding status of repairs and works of equipment within their
department.
11. Provide replacement equipment as required
12. Maintain professional appearance and demeanour
13. Abide by all company policies and procedures
14. Troubleshoot problems; and repair or reset equipment until it works correctly
15. Assess the potential wider need for products or modifications suggested by health professionals or others
16. Liaise with technicians, users and manufacturers to ensure the feasibility of a product in terms of design
and economic viability;
17. Conduct research to solve clinical problems using a variety of means to collate the necessary information,
including questionnaires, interviews and group conferences
18. Discuss and solve problems with quality, clinical, operational and purchasing departments
19. Write reports and attend meetings or conferences to present your work and keep abreast with latest
designs
20. Meet with senior health service staff or other managers to exchange findings and agree on action plans/
interventions as needed
21. Deal with technical queries from users or hospital managers and giving advice on equipment
22. Investigate safety-related incidents
23. Keep up to date with new developments in the field.


To apply
Applications with a CV and 3 references will be accepted until position is filled.
The Human Resource Manager
International Hospital Kampala
P.O. Box 8177,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 10/3/2011

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