Action Against Hunger-USA Job Vacancy in Uganda- Based in Karamoja

Head of Region - Karamoja, Uganda

Action Against Hunger-USA


Closing date: 24 Mar 2011

Location: Uganda - Karamoja

Objective 1: Supervise logistics and administration in Karamoja.
Activities :
- Manage logistics and administration staff in order to ensure smooth program and operations.
- Ensure the respect adherence to ACF logistics and administration procedures within all departments.
- Identify staff’s training needs set post-training objectives
- Invest in improving the functioning of logistics tools and regulations in collaboration with the LOGCO.
- Validate logistics reports, before sending them to Kampala for final approval.
- Perform regular (fortnightly, monthly) cash controls and bank reconciliations.
- Ensure all newly recruited ACF national staff is correctly, thoroughly briefed (ACF charter, security, staff regulations)
- Oversee the accountancy and implement the cash forecast on monthly basis.
- Ensure timely, purposeful evaluations of staff with the focus on career development.
- Provide training and refresher courses on base related to fleet, movement, safety, security, first aid and other issues that must be cyclically assessed for quality and performance.

Objective 2: Ensure safety and security of ACF staff, equipment and bases in Karamoja.
Activities :
- Brief all new ACF International staffs on ACF safety and security procedures in region, ensure consistent refreshing / sensitization over changing security context and modified plans..
- Follow up security situation at the field / regional level, and take decisions accordingly (especially movements) in collaboration with the CD and LOGCO.
- Ensure that ACF rules and regulations concerning staff security and safety are being followed by all regional staff and visitors to the bases.
- Update the regional security plan as necessary, in collaboration with LOGCO and CD.
- Propose change on Lima (security) levels according to the context.
- Ensure that all communication equipment and vehicles are functional, ensure safety and careful usage of the equipment, as per equipment policy.
- Report fleet/equipment problems to LOGCO.
- Ensure security stock and medical kits are regularly checked by pertinent focal points.

Objective 3: Monitor, analyze and report on political, humanitarian and security contexts in Karamoja.
Activities:
- Maintain and develop a network to collect relevant information.
- Promote the image and work of ACF in the sub-region.
- Analyze the political, security, social and humanitarian context and feed it into annual strategies.
- Prepare weekly updates (sitreps) concerning the context.

Objective 4: Represent ACF externally in all meetings with government, donors, other stakeholders, and the general humanitarian community in Karamoja.
Activities:
- Ensure all stakeholders present in Karamoja have a clear understanding of ACF charter, background, security procedures, programs objectives, activities in the field.
- Promote the acceptance of ACF and its programs in host and work locations and communities.
- Ensure regular contacts with local authorities (Chief Administrative Officer, LC5, LC3I, Resident District Commissioner, Ministry of Health, District Security Officer, UPDF representatives, etc.)
- Ensure regular contacts with all humanitarian partners (NGOs, UN…)
- Ensure ACF attends all relevant humanitarian coordination meetings
- Represent ACF to the courts and human rights’ representative entities in case of judicial actions.

Objective 5: Ensure effective, timely and standardized communication/coordination between all departments on bases / region and capital departments / coordination team.
Activities :
- Play the role of facilitator between the capital and the field (sharing information).
- Implement/facilitate fortnightly coordination meetings on base and minute the meetings for further follow up.
- Organize regular general staff meetings at bases.
- Ensure exchange of information between ACF technical departments at regional level.
- Visit ACF field activities regularly and report on problems, challenges and obstacles.
- Ensure, assist and enforce efficient, synergized, integrated fieldwork and program/movement planning and program drafting by program managers and officers.
Qualifications:

Education / Specific Degrees / Special Skills :
- Significant experience in humanitarian project management, especially in insecure areas.
- Advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures in humanitarian settings.
- Excellent human resource management skills.
- Excellent organizational, leadership and motivation/training skills.
- Must be self-disciplined, able to meet own deadlines and arrive at decisions and conclusions with minimal guidance.
- Must be fluent in spoken and written English (professional English required).
Humanitarian field experience requested: YES
How to apply
Please apply online with a CV and Cover Letter at http://www.actionagainsthunger.org/get-involved/jobs

Jobs in Uganda at Tibbett & Britten International

Job Title: Customer Service Officers, 4 posts

Responsibilities:
•    To be the focal point for both the internal and external customer as well as the client.
•    Ensure that customer complaints and queries are received and responded to.
•    Following up of all customer orders from receipt to delivery.
•    Day to day coordination and information flow within DHL operations department.
•    Ensure that the customer and client receive excellent service.
•    Follow up order processing progress.
•    Tracking down on delivery of goods after dispatch.
•    Collate and compile data on order processing and lead times.
•    Collect relevant information concerning query and update customer to conclusion.
•    Alert customer and client on any issue that may affect the agreed SLA’s for proper planning.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree/diploma in a business related field.
•    Should be between 25-35 years.
•    Computer literacy is a must.
•    Good interpersonal skills.
•    2 years relevant experience./
•    Must be ready to work under extreme pressure with minimum supervision.



To apply

Forward application and CV to the
Human Resources Office,
Tibbett & Britten International – Uganda Branch,
Located in DHL Offices Luzira Port Bell.
Deadline: 23rd March 2011.

Tibbett & Britten International Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Safety Health and Equipment Officer.

Responsibilities:
•    Ensure and execute agreed and recommended HSE programs.
•    Sustainability and development of minimum HSE standards.
•    Successful implementation of operational policies and management.
•    Provide and manage site SHE project form beginning to end.
•    Effectively communicate H&S expectations.
•    Ensure TIF and Accurate H&S reporting.
•    Keeping abreast of H&S god practice and legislation.
•    To establish an business partnership though advising and supporting colleagues.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree/diploma in a business related field.
•    Should be between 25-40 years.
•    Should knowledge of logistical operational processes.
•    Direct knowledge in transport logistics, safety techniques and HGV.
•    Functional expertise in other areas such as project work.
•    Good analytical and numerical skills.
•    Sound interpersonal skills with the ability to express an opposing view effectively.
•    Computer literacy.
•    2 years relevant experience in HSE.
•    Proven track record of logistics, planning, forecasting and management,
•    Must be ready to work under extreme pressure and achieve targets.
•    Must display good communication skills and be able to work under minimum supervision.

To apply

Forward application and CV to the
Human Resources Office,
Tibbett & Britten International – Uganda Branch,
Located in DHL Offices Luzira Port Bell.
Deadline: 23rd March 2011.

Operations Manager Job Vacancy in Uganda, 2 posts.

Job Title: Operations Manager, 2 posts.

Responsibilities:
•    Ability to maximize the performance of the operation by directing the daily, weekly and monthly activities.
•    Provide effective leadership and management tot eh operational and administration tea s
•    Should be knowledgeable in budget and project management.
•    Ability to delivery of key performance indicators.
•    Ensure compliance to standard operating procedures.
•    Ability to translate,. Analyze and deliver customer needs through effective operations.
•    Ensure daily/weekly work load planning and volume forecasting routines.
•    Delivery of a safe, secure, clean and fair work environment,
•    Responsibility for all issues relating to health an safety.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree in a business related field.
•    Should be between 27-35 years.
•    Computer literacy is a must.
•    3 years experience working in a logistics and distribution company.
•    5 years experience in management.
•    Must be ready to work under extreme pressure with minimum supervision.



To apply

Forward application and CV to the
Human Resources Office,
Tibbett & Britten International – Uganda Branch,
Located in DHL Offices Luzira Port Bell.
Deadline: 23rd March 2011.

Transport Coordinator Job Vacancy in Uganda at DHL

Job Title: Transport Coordinator

Responsibilities:
•    Ability to be a focal point for both the internal and external customer as well as the client.
•    Ensure that customer complaints ad queries are received and responded to.
•    Carry out effective follow ups afof all customer orders and transport issues.
•    Ensure day to day coordination and information flow.
•    Ability to alert transport team, workshop and client on any issues.
•    Provide assistance to the customer on diverse issues.
•    Ability to follow up order processing process.
•    Tracking down on delivery of goods after dispatch.
•    Collate and compile data on order processing and lead times.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree/diploma in a related file d of business.
•    Should be between 27-35 years.
•    Computer literacy is a must.
•    2 years relevant experience n logistics and distribution.
•    Proven track record of logistics planning, forecasting and  management.
•    Must be ready to work under extreme pressure with minimum supervision.

To apply

Forward application and CV to the
Human Resources Office,
Tibbett & Britten Internationa – Uganda Branch,
Located in DHL Offices Luzira Port Bell.
Deadline: 23rd March 2011.

Customer Service (Care) Officers Jobs in Uganda- 4 Vacancies

Job title: Customer Service Officers, 4 posts

Responsibilities:
•    To be the focal point for both the internal and external customer as well as the client.
•    Ensure that customer complaints and queries are received and responded to.
•    Following up of all customer orders from receipt to delivery.
•    Day to day coordination and information flow within DHL operations department.
•    Ensure that the customer and client receive excellent service.
•    Follow up order processing progress.
•    Tracking down on delivery of goods after dispatch.
•    Collate and compile data on order processing and lead times.
•    Collect relevant information concerning query and update customer to conclusion.
•    Alert customer and client on any issue that may affect the agreed SLA’s for proper planning.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree/diploma in a business related field.
•    Should be between 25-35 years.
•    Computer literacy is a must.
•    Good interpersonal skills.
•    2 years relevant experience./
•    Must be ready to work under extreme pressure with minimum supervision.




To apply

Forward application and CV to the
Human Resources Office,
Tibbett & Britten Internationa – Uganda Branch,
Located in DHL Offices Luzira Port Bell.
Deadline: 23rd March 2011.

Web Developer Job Vacancy In Uganda at OFFTECH

1. Background
Offshore Technical Agency (OFFTECH), an Internet technology and software development company based in Kampala, Uganda.
We are searching for full time, self-driven, motivated and qualified web developers to join our growing team of professionals in Kampala, Uganda.

For more information on OFFTECH visit our website at http://www.infoma.com/offtech.htm
1.1 Required Skills:
 Knowledge and experience with website development using HTML, DHTML, JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
 Experience with web database application development using PHP and MySQL or other SQL database
1.2 Highly Desirable:
 Exposure to Use Case requirements modeling
 Working experience with Adobe Dreamweaver
 Working experience with MS Office and MS Visio
 Experience using at least one graphics tool among Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks and Corel Draw
 Experience with Joomla or Wordpress
1.3 Educational Requirements:
 Bachelors degree from a reputable University in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Web Development or other related area.

1.4 Application Instructions
1. Apply by sending your resume to offtech@infoma.com with a subject “Application for Web Developer – your names”, e.g. Application for Web Developer – John Doe
2. Attach copies of your academic transcripts to the email
3. Include links to any samples of work that you developed within your resume.
4. We will start interviewing qualified applicants from March 25, 2011 and hiring will be done as soon as a candidate is identified. So, apply immediately.
5. Qualified applicants will be invited to a formal interview within seven (7) calendar days after we receive their application.

Various Jobs in Uganda at ANPPCAN- New Opportunities

THE African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children's rights.

ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following positions;

 1. Position Description: Programme Officer Organisational Development and Capacity Building

 Reports to: Programme Coordinator Organisational Development

 No. of vacancies: 1

 Duty Station: National Secretariat, Kampala

Major Responsibilities: Programme Development: Spear head and ensure the preparation and submission of winning funding applications for ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter's programme development

District Branch Coordination: Ensure effective flow, coordination and management of information between ANPPCAN Secretariat and her District Branches and Field offices and provide technical support in the implementation of project activities at district level.

Monitoring and Evaluation: Support and undertake programme monitoring and evaluation responsibilities across the entire spectrum of ANPPCAN's interventions.

Qualifications And Experience

Minimum of a Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Development Studies or related field obtained from a recognized institution.

Minimum of two years working experience in the field of proposal development, and project management.

Good working knowledge and experience in using MS office applications is a MUST.

Proven effective coordination skills.

Proficiency in both oral and written English is a MUST.

Applicants should have the ability to work with minimum supervision, and handle a large volume of work while maintaining quality.

Age range of 23 - 35 years.



2. Position Description: Programme Officer Research and Policy Advocacy

Reports to: Programme Coordinator Research, Information and Policy Advocacy

No. of vacancies: 1

Duty Station: National Secretariat, Kampala

Major Responsibilities

Undertake relevant research activities, collect, review, analyze and disseminate available and relevant information so as to inform and guide ANPPCAN's advocacy and public education work.

Participate in lobbying and advocacy activities and contribute to positive advocacy outcomes at national and district levels.

Identify, build and maintain strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in planning, implementing, policy influencing and advocacy at National level.

Prepare budgets and work plans, and ensure adherence to the approved work plans and budgets in program implementation.

Undertake program monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed organizational standards.

Assist in identifying funding opportunities and writing grant proposals.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum of a Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Development Management or research and information related field obtained from a recognized institution.

At least two years relevant experience in carrying out Social Research assignments and Advocacy initiatives /advocacy programs in at local and national level.

Good working knowledge and experience in the use of varied research methodologies and data analysis packages such as SPSS is a must.

Hands on experience in proposal writing, budgeting and budget management

Good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Age range of 23 - 35 years.



3. Position Description: Finance Officer

Reports to: Head of Finance and Administration

No. of Vacancies: 1

Duty Station: Kasese District

Major Responsibilities

Receive, review and process requests for disbursement of funds by programme implementing partners.

Receive, review and scrutinize funds accountability from partners for accuracy, reasonableness and appropriateness.

Ensure compliance by ANPPCAN’S partners with financing guidelines, procedures and standards.

Maintain complete and up-to-date programme books of accounts.

Prepare and submit regular consolidated programme, financial and administrative reports.

Build the capacity of ANPPCAN'S staff and partners in financial management.

Undertake any other assignments necessary for the effective management of the programme.

Qualifications and Experience

A Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting) or Business Administration (Accounting) or Professional qualification (ACCA, CPA). Additional qualifications in Administration, Project Planning and Management or Human Resource Management are advantageous.

A minimum of 3 years working experience in accounting and finance with experience in a supervisory or management tasks preferably in the NGO sector.

Proficiency in IT applications such as Word, Excel, Access, as well as database and accounting packages is a must. Knowledge of "quick books" is advantageous.

Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills with good command of spoken and written English.

Innovativeness, flexibility and ability to manage multiple and competing demands.

Ability to function well as part of a muliti-disciplinary team.

Dynamic, hard working, result oriented and able to work with  minimum supervision.

Age range of 23 - 35 years.



4. Position Description: Programme Assistant

Reports to: Programme Officer, Kasese District Branch

No. of vacancies: 1

Duty Station: Kasese District

Major Responsibilities

Participate in implementation of programs for child protection, empowerment, education and HIV/AIDS.

Participate in operationalizing the approved monitoring and learning systems.

Support in assessment and coordination of capacity development programs to partners.

Engage community members to promote child protection, empowerment education and HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigation in communities.

Provide support services (medical, psychosocial and other necessary support) to abused children and effectively link them to other services.

Participate in advocacy work at the district and community level.

Prepare of periodic narrative reports.

Document processes, lessons learnt, good practices and share them with stakeholders.

Participate in mobilization of resources for ANPPCAN's programs.

Qualifications and Experience

A degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies, Community/ Social/ Counseling Psychology, Social Sciences with a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar job. Additional skills in Project Planning and Management are an advantage.

Basic understanding of child rights programming

Experience in HIV/AIDS, Advocacy, Livelihoods and Education programs for children are an advantage.

Must be fluent in Lukonzo and or Rutoro

Age range of 23 - 35 years.

Ladies are particularly encouraged to apply



5. Position Description: Legal Assistant

Reports to: Programme Officer, Arua District Branch Office

No. of vacancies: 2

Duty Stations: (1) Arua District and (1) Kasese District

Major Responsibilities

Receiving and handling cases of child rights violations through the provision of legal guidance, legal follow up and representation within the justice system.

Ensuring appropriate and effective referral of abused children for other support services as may be required.

Undertaking community education and awareness activities on child rights issues.

Build the capacity of duty bearers in the provision of legal services for abused children

Engaging with key actors and duty bearers at community and district level in order to ensure an effective and child friendly support system for abused children.

Participating in the development and implementation of programmes and other practical measurements for the protection of children from abuse, neglect and exploitation through community mobilization, awareness and education on the rights of children at district and community level as well as follow up and provision of services to abused children.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Law from a recognized institution with a practicing certificate that is admissible in the High Court of Uganda.

At least one year's experience in the provision of Legal Aid services either as a volunteer or regular staff in a professional setting.

A sound understanding of the legal, policy and institutional framework for the protection of children's rights in Uganda is a must.

Psycho-social competencies are advantageous

Willing and able to work well at a community level in a rural environment.

Ability to function well as part of a muliti-disciplinary team

Dynamic, hard working, result oriented and able to work with minimum supervision

Must be fluent in Lugbara (Arua), Lukonzo and or Rutoro (Kasese)

Age range of 23 - 35 years.

Ladies are particularly encouraged to apply



6. Position Description: Data Entrant

No. of vacancies: 1

Reports to: Programme Officer, Arua District Branch Office

Duty Station: Arua District

Major Responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring that the programme data collected is suitable for qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Responsible for data sorting, cleaning and analysis.

Assist the Programme Officer in compiling programme reports and timely dissemination to respective stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum of a Degree in Statistics related field or a diploma with at least two years' experience in data management.

Proficiency in electronic data management programmes such as SPSS, EPE info etc.

Demonstrable experience in social research data entry and management.

Good working knowledge and experience of Microsoft office applications is a must.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to maintain flexibility in working hours.

Good interpersonal skills

Age range of 23 - 35 years.

Being a part-time position, residents in Arua are particularly encouraged to apply.

Working hours will be 2 days per week on a flexible basis.

How to apply:

For more information about the job descriptions for all the above positions, please visit our website www.anppcanug.org. Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on the website to email address recruitment@anppcanug.org. Copies of the application form can also be requested for via the above email address.

Closing date: Monday 21st of March, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Bursar Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Deputy Bursar (2 VACANCIES)
Salary Scale: M 4
Responsible to; University Bursar
Terms; Permanent

PURPOSE
Under the direct supervision of the University Bursar, to be responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of University operations and to provide leadership and coordination in administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the University
i. Manage the financial system, ensuing maximum productivity and that it meets the needs of the University's Current and future needs
ii. Initiate continuous improvement of accounting and financial processes and the develop¬ment of the team with the goal to achieve best practices and optimal output.
iii. Ensure the foundation is in compliance with all internal policies and relevant regulations and ensure filings are completed in a timely manner.
iv. Assist the University Bursar to develop and oversee the internal review function to ensure that finance and operations controls and policies are complied with in the provin¬cial and field offices.
v. Supervise the accounting and finance staff and provide for appropriate career building and professional development activities to ensure a climate of growth for all employee groups.
vi, Ensure the team delivers the highest standard of departmental, cross departmental and cross foundation teamwork and customer service.
vii. Manage ongoing banking relationships for maximum efficiency.
viii, Develop cash flow forecasting and maintain a long term cash forecast.
ix. Assist the University Bursar prepare and present monthly, quarterly and annual financials reports with accompanying analysis of results. Responsible for financial manage¬ment reporting for University.
x. Assist the University Bursar ensure financial management reporting tolls and processes g are in place to support the ongoing and future needs of the business.
xi. Provide Leadership in the annual business plan development and budgeting process.
xii. Any other duty assigned by the University Bursar, and/or other superiors

Job requirement

PERSON SPECIFICATION
i. Should have a minimum of MBA or MSC in Accounting and Finance from a recognized university;
ii. Be a fully qualified professional accountant with ACCA, CPA or CIMA OR equivalent professional accounting qualification.
iii. Must have either BBA, B.COM, BBS, BSC or BA in Finance/Accounting or a Bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics or Mathematics or equivalent quantitative discipline.
iv. Should have good leadership and interpersonal skills and should be computer literate more especially in computerized accounting software. High level of integrity is a must.
v. Eight (8) years experience three (3) of which should have been at senior level in accounting /finance and budgeting in a recognized organization/institution.

How to apply

Applications in duplicate accompanied by copies of academic transcripts, certificates, curriculum vitae and recommendation letters from three referees should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday 25th March 2011.

The Director, Human Resource
Kyambogo University,
Second Floor, Administration Block
P.O. Box 1 - KYAMBOGO, KAMPALA

2 Job Vacancies for Medical Officers

Job Title: Medical Officer (2 VACANCIES)
Salary Scale: M 6
Responsible to: Director Health Services
Terms: Permanent

MAIN DUTIES
i. To diagnose diseases and prescribe treatment
ii. To review and evaluate patients undergoing treatment.
iii. To participate in continuing medical education activities
iv. To treat and refer patients according to the University guidelines
v. To promote proper public health practices in the local community
vi. To liaise with other institutions and agencies in promoting the health of the community
vii. Supervise, mentor and support subordinate staff in the medical centre
viii. Render counseling and psychosocial support services to patients
ix. To perform other job related duties as assigned by the supervisor

Job requirement

PERSON SPECIFICATION
i. A Bachelor's degree in medicine MBCHB.
ii. Should have strong leadership, interpersonal and communicational skills.
iii. Should have three years experience in a recognized hospital or health Centre.

How to apply

Applications in duplicate accompanied by copies of academic transcripts, certificates, curriculum vitae and recommendation letters from three referees should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday 25th March 2011.

The Director, Human Resource
Kyambogo University,
Second Floor, Administration Block
P.O. Box 1 - KYAMBOGO, KAMPALA

2 Job Vacancies for Human Resource Officers in Uganda

JOB TITLE:  Human Resource Officers(2 VACANCIES)
Salary Scale: M 6 Responsible to: Senior Human Resource Officer
Employment terms: Permanent

PURPOSE AND DUTIES
Shall be responsible to Senior Human Resource Officer for performing the following duties:
• Processing and verifying information related to recruitment, salary changes, personnel statistics and job analysis. Drafting letters of appointments, promotion and confirmation
* Helping in assessing terminal benefits like pensions and gratuities
• Collecting data and other vital statistics relating to recruiting and training
• Handling staff relations and welfare matters.
* Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job requirement

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
• Masters degree in Human Resource Management or its equivalent.
* Should have good interpersonal and communication skills and proficiency in computer packages.
* At least two years experience in human resource management

How to apply


Applications in duplicate accompanied by copies of academic transcripts, certificates, curriculum vitae and recommendation letters from three referees should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday 25th March 2011.

The Director, Human Resource
Kyambogo University,
Second Floor, Administration Block
P.O. Box 1 - KYAMBOGO, KAMPALA

Procurement Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda- New

Job : Procurement Officer
Salary Scale: M 6
Responsible To: Senior Procurement Officer Employment
Terms: Permanent
PURPOSE
To assist in ensuring the proper management of procurement activities so as to guarantee value for money

KEY DUTIES
i. Assist the Senior Procurement Officer in developing systems, procedures and guidelines for the procurement unit and contracts committee in accordance with relevant legislation.
ii. Taking the lead in preparation of bid documents for high value and quality procurement
iii. Guiding bidders on preparation of bid documents, procurement regulations and procedures.
iv. Evaluating bids in line with established law and guidelines issued by relevant authorities
v. Preparation of contracts, issuing approved contracts and contract administration.
vi. Liaising with suppliers, venders, service providers and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services as per awarded contract.
vii. Liaising with and guiding user departments on preparation and execution of annual procurement budgets and procurement plans
viii. Liaising with finance to ensure availability of procurement funds 'and timely payment of suppliers.

Job requirement

Person Specifications
*A bachelors Degree in procurement/Purchasing and supplies or a bachelors degree in Economics, Social Sciences, business Administration or Commerce with a postgraduate diploma in procurement and Supplies Management
*Must be computer literate
*Good communication and leadership skills
*A minimum of two years experience in procurement and supplies management

How to apply


Applications in duplicate accompanied by copies of academic transcripts, certificates, curriculum vitae and recommendation letters from three referees should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday 25th March 2011.

The Director, Human Resource
Kyambogo University,
Second Floor, Administration Block
P.O. Box 1 - KYAMBOGO, KAMPALA

National Drug Authority (NDA) Has Job Vacancy for EXECUTIVE SECRETARY/REGISTRAR

NDA is now looking for a competent person with required skills, knowledge, attitude and qualifications to fill the position of the Executive Secretary/Registrar.
National Drug Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY/REGISTRAR
Reports To: The Board of Directors

Key Responsibilities:
• shall be the Accounting Officer and Chief Executive of the Authority
• shall provide overall leadership and direction over the management and operations of the Secretariat
• shall be the Secretary to the Board meetings
• shall ensure the development and implementation of the Strategic / Business Plans of the Authority
• shall keep custody of the seal and assets of the Authority
• shall carry-out such functions as the Authority may
assign him/her from time to time

Job requirement

Key competencies for the Post-
• Foresightedness
• Sound judgment and high sense of responsibility
• Ability to work under tight deadlines
• Proven competency in management and lea
• Excellent communication and advocacy skills
• Ability to add value to Authority's strategic goals

Qualification:
• Masters Degree in either Pharmacy or Human Medicine or Veterinary Medicine or Dental Surgery with at least a Postgraduate Diploma in Management/ Public Administration, Public Health or other relevant qualifications from recognized Institutions.

Experience:
A minimum of 10years experience, with 5 years in a senior managerial position in a reputable organization. Duration of appointment:-The appointment is for a 4-year contract renewable based on performance.

Remuneration: I Competitive at Scale NDA: 1

Requirement:

The applicant must be a member of a professional body.

How to apply

How to apply:
i)Applications in own handwriting, accompanied by a detailed CV, indicating addresses and day time telephone contacts of three Referees should be sent to:

Human Resources and Administration Officer
National Drug Authority
Plot 4648 Lumumba Avenue
P.0. Box 23096, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 0414 255665/347391/2

ii. Only candidates who meet the specifications indicated for the job will be shortlisted and contacted.
iii. Certified copies of the original relevant documents should be attached.

Closing date: 15th April 2011

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