Professional Adjudication Specialist (PAS); FP-5 Job vacancy at US Embassy

Job Title: Professional Adjudication Specialist (PAS); FP-5

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 010/2011 Date: 03/18/2011

OPEN TO: Appointment Eligible Family Members
POSITION/GRADE: Professional Adjudication Specialist (PAS); FP-5
OPENING DATE: March 18, 2011
CLOSING DATE: March 31, 2011
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
Must be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance.

APPOINTMENT ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY, AS DEFINED BELOW, AND U.S. VETERANS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Professional Adjudication Specialist in the Consular Section.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent serves as a Professional Adjudication Specialist, providing visa (and/or passport services dependent on post need) services under the supervision of the consular section chief or sub-unit chief. The incumbent conducts interviews with visa (and/or passport) applicants and makes appropriate decisions with regard to eligibility. Other pre- and or post- interview processing responsibilities may be required as needed, to include biometric collection.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criteria detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item:
1. Education:
a. Completion of high school and attendance at an accredited college or university for at least one semester, earning at least 11 credit hours as part of a degree program is required..
b. Successful completion of FSI’s PC 530, the Basic Consular Course, within the past five years, or employment as a designated consular associate for at least 18 consecutive months within the past five years is required.
2. Work Experience: See 1(b) above.
3. English Language: Level IV Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required for appointment to the position. Applicants will be required to demonstrate written language proficiency by completing a writing sample, proctored by an official US direct hire. A passing score on the Expanded Professional Associate Program writing assessment OR placement on the Foreign Service generalists register will also be accepted.
4. Possession of at least a secret level clearance is required in order to be appointed to the position. However, application for a PAS position can be considered in advance of receipt of the security clearance. An interim clearance is sufficient while the clearance application is being considered.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Currently employed Appointment Eligible Family Members hired under a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.

2. Post HR conducts the initial eligibility and qualifications review of applications. HR forwards only the applications meeting the qualifications listed above to the Bureau of Consular Affairs Executive Office for consideration.

3. Management also considers nepotism/conflict of interest in determining a successful candidacy.

4. CA/EX reviews all qualified applications, including writing sample submissions, and when feasible, incorporates comments from applicant interviews with post consular section chief and/or CA/EX staff. CA/EX makes the final hiring decision and relays the decision to post HRO. Post HR requests the FMA appointment to the regional Family Member Employment Coordinator.

TO APPLY
Interested applicants for this position must submit the following to the post HR Office or the application will not be considered:
1. Application for US Federal Employment (DS-0174)
2. Candidates who claim US veteran’s preference must provide a copy of their form DD-214 with their application.
3. Evidence of PC-530 completion or requisite employment as a designated consular associate.
4. Any other documentation (FSI language testing scores, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that address the qualifications listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Finance Manager Jobs vacancy- career in Finance

Job title: Finance Manager

TERMS: 2 years contract, renewable
AGE: 25years - 45 years
REPORTS TO: Director NUYDC
SUPERVISES Accounts Assistant


COMPETENCIES:
• Analytical skills, thoroughness, accuracy and attention to details
• Interpersonal, Communication, Management skills and team work
• Computer skills with high proficiency in MS Word and Excel.

DUTIES:
• Maintains up to date accounting records embracing all programme transactions as per programme estimates
• Checks, codes, and processes payment requests and accountabilities in conformity with Donor Regulations and Government of Uganda Financial and Accounting Regulations.
• Participates in budget preparation, management and controls including the preparation of payment schedules.
• Prepares all centre financial reports and other documentation according to agreed upon guidelines.
• Assists the Director to manage the centre's budget in line with the set policies and guidelines
• Any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
• A Ugandan National with an Honours Degree in Commerce, BBA with accounting / Finance Management option, or its equivalent, from a recognized University.
• Professional qualification in accounting like CPA, ACCA of level III or its equivalent from a professional accounting body.
• Should have more than 5 years experience a busy Environment 3 of which should have been served at a Managerial level.

Experience years: 5

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Office of the Prime Minister Jobs Vacancy- Procurement Officer

Job Title: Procurement Officer
SALARY: Attractive
TERMS: 2 years contract, renewable
AGE: 25-45 years
REPORTS TO: Deputy Director Administration

DUTIES:
• Liases with end users and prepares draft procurement plans.
• Verifies and organizes documents relating to procurement
• Verifies procurement and disposal requisitions and organizes related documents of procurement and disposal records.
• Participates in the evaluation of bids as and when assigned
• Compiles procurement requirements and documentations on a timely basis
• Enters authorized transactions on the system for further processing and producing required reports
• Guides suppliers on procurement procedures
• Liaises with accounts section to ensure availability of procurement funds and timely payments.
• Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
• A Ugandan National holding an Honors Bachelor's Degree in Either Procurement and Logistics or Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized University /Institution or related field.
• Post Graduate Training/Qualifications in
Procurement, Logistics or related field is desirable.
• Or full professional qualification in procurement related discipline like Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or International Supplies Management (ISM) from a recognized accredited Examining Institution.
• A minimum experience of 2 years in a reputable organization will be a requirement

Experience years: 2

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Procurement Assistant Jobs at Office of the Prime Minister

Job Title: Procurement Assistant
SALARY: Attractive
TERMS: 2 years contract, renewable
AGE: 20 years arid above
REPORTS TO: Procurement Officer

DUTIES:
• Assists the Procurement Officer in handling the day to day duties of the unit.
• Receives and registers Bids
• Advertises and distributes Tenders / Bid documents.
• Ensures the proper keeping of procurement records and information on supplies.
• Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
• A Diploma in Procurement and Logistics or Procurement and Supply Chain Management, or related field from a recognized University / Institution.
• Computer literacy and experience in procurement work will be an advantage.

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Human Resource Officer Jobs vacancy in Uganda at Office of the Prime Minister

Job Title: Human Resource Officer

TERMS: 2 years contract, renewable
AGE: 25 -45 years

DUTIES:
• Handling all Human Resource matters pertaining to training and development welfare and safety.
• Maintaining up-to-date leave roster and staff lists of the NUYDC
• Assists in identifying needs and drawing up training programmes
• Handles HIV issues at the Centre in liaison with the Ministry's HIV contact person.
• Coordinates Staff Appraisal at the Centre with the Deputy Director Administration.
• Maintains employment records of staff and organize personnel records at the centre.
• Monitors the pay roll to verify salary changes and ensure that the right salary and allowances are paid to staff .
• Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
A Ugandan National holding an Honours Bachelors Degree in either Arts or Social Sciences with Human Resource Management/ Personnel Management as a subject, BA Human Resource Management, Social work and Social Administration or Commerce (Management option) or Business Administration (Management option) or a related field from a recognized University/Institution. Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or Public Administration and Management from a recognized University/ Institution or a Certificate in Human Resource
• At least a minimum experience of two (2) years Experience in a reputable organization.

Experience years: 2

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Office of the Prime Minister Job Vacancy- Career Jobs Opportunity

Job Title: Nurse/Matron
TERMS: 1 year contract, renewable
AGE; 25years - 45 years
REPORTS TO; Deputy Director Administration

DUTIES:
• Manages the health facility at the centre-
• Attends to the nursing needs of students and staff
• Provides treatment to patients
• Refers complicated health cases to Medical Officers
• Takes responsibility over female learners and their hostel
• Keeps patients comfortable and ensure a healthy environment
• Manages and accounts for allocated resources including drugs and first aid kits
• Compiles daily ward reports.
• Imparts knowledge to students and staff
• Participates in research activities
• Prepares students and Patients for meals
• Prepares and carries out sterile procedures
• Any other related duties that may be assigned by management from time to time.

Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
• A Ugandan National trained at Registered Level or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
• Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council.
• Two (2) Years experience in quality nursing in a recognized health center

Experience years: 2

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Administrative Assistant Secretary Job Vacancy at Office of the Prime Minister

Job Title: Administrative Assistant Secretary

TERMS: 1 year contract, renewable
AGE: 25 years - 45 years
REPORTS TO: Deputy Director Administration


COMPTENCIES:
• Able to effectively communicate with a pleasant character
• Should work with minimum supervision and deliver results under pressure.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.

DUTIES:
• Manages day to day operations of the Office
• Provides Administrative support services.
• Taking dictation, transcribing and typing reports and correspondences
• Receiving and guiding visitors
• Receiving and filing reports, correspondences, minutes and other documents in accordance with existing office procedures
• Any other duties assigned by management


Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
• A Ugandan National with at least a Diploma in secretarial studies or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
• Training/ Qualifications in management or administration is desirable
• Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word,MS Excel and MS Power point
• At least two (2) years experience in Secretarial administration in a busy office of a reputable organization
• Experience in a development project office is an added advantage.

Experience years: 2

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Stores Assistant Job Vacancy in Uganda at Office of the Prime Minister

Job Title: Stores Assistant
SALARY: Attractive
TERMS: 1 year contract, renewable
AGE: 25-45 years
REPORTS TO: Finance Manager

DUTIES:
• Assists in making orders for supplies
• Receives and stores supplied items and equipment
• Issues items and equipment from stores
• Maintains stores records
• Ensures that the stores are kept clean
• Any other related duties that may be assigned by management from time to time

Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
• A Ugandan National holding a certificate in stores or logistics and supplies management
• 5 Years in a busy and reputable Organizations

Experience years: 5

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Driver- Driving Jobs in Uganda at Office of the Prime Minister

Job Title: Driver
VACANCIES: 4 (Four)
SALARY: Attractive
TERMS: 2 years contract, renewable
AGE: 25 -45 years

DUTIES:
• Drives project vehicles for official duties and assignments.
• Carries out basic maintenance of the vehicle
• Reports major technical mechanical faults to supervising officer
• Maintains basic vehicle records as instructed
• Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE
• A Ugandan National with a Uganda certificate of Education with a credit in English and mathematics
• Valid Driving Permit of class C and D
• Clean driving record and basic mechanical and vehicle maintenance skills
• At least a minimum experience of three (3) years in a reputable organization
• Competency driving test from Ministry of Workers and Transport.

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Cashier Jobs in Uganda at Office of the Prime Minister

Job title: Accounts Assistant Cashier
SALARY: Attractive
TERMS: 1 year contract, renewable
AGE: 25 - 45 years
REPORTS TO: Finance Manager
DUTIES:
• Receives revenues and issues receipts for all payments
• Prepares books of accounts and updates the cash books
• Banks revenue and carries out.bank reconciliations
• Produces financial reports and statements and forwards them to relevant authorities.
• Prepares payment vouchers
• Maintains Petty Cash book
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE
A Ugandan National holding a diploma in Accounts or Uganda Diploma in Business Studies or their equivalent
• Must have computer and accounting skills at least Part II of Professional Accounting courses like ACCA, CPA or its equivalent
• At least 3 years of experience with a busy and reputable organization

Experience years: 3

How to apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts existing at the Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (NUYDC) under the UK-Post Conflict Development Programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID).
Applications should bear the title of the post one is applying for. Applicants should attach all the necessary supporting documents and recent passport size photographs. Only Qualifications from recognized institutions will be considered. For all posts marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building,
6th Floor Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

To reach him not later than Monday 28th March, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Production Manager Job vacancy in Uganda- Career

UNCC is a semi autonomous body established by the Act of Parliament (UNCC Act Cap. 50). It is mandated to preserve, promote and develop Art and .Culture in Uganda. It has employment vacancies to be filled by innovative, self driven and competent candidates to be engaged on contract. Salary is negotiable but attractive.

Job title: Production Manager

Main Duties:
• Head the Production Department, take charge of the four sections namely;
Stage,Foods and Beverages. Studio and Education & Research, to Organize and coordinate the various performances booked at the Centre
• Direct the promotion and development of Theatre Arts in the country
• Prepare departmental periodical plans and reports
• Take charge of the effective utilization and control of all resources availed to the Department

Job requirement

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's Degree in relevant field with at least 3 years' work experience.

How to apply

Handwritten applications with Photostat copies of relevant documents should be
Sent by or on 11thApril 2011 to;

The Secretary
Legal, Human Resource and Public
Relations Committee
P.O. Box 3187, Kampala

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