Equity and Merit Scholarships For Ugandans at University of Manchester- Apply Now

Equity and Merit Scholarships aim to assist talented but economically disadvantaged students from some of the world’s poorest countries.

The Equity and Merit Scheme reflects our determination, as a major higher education institution in a relatively wealthy society, to address issues of educational disadvantage, not only nationally, but also internationally.

The Scheme was launched in 2007 and operates in Bangladesh, Kenya and Rwanda. The programme has three strands:

Scholarships to support students registered on full-time postgraduate taught programmes based in Manchester;
Awards for students studying by distance learning;
Support for students on specific University-validated programmes in Uganda and Kenya.

Equity and Merit Scholarships for Uganda and Rwanda 2011/12

The University of Manchester is pleased to invite applications for up to seven scholarships for postgraduate taught masters starting in September 2011. The scholarships are intended to support students from Uganda and Rwanda who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and would not otherwise be able to study abroad.

This scholarship programme is locally managed on behalf of the University by Kulika Uganda, a registered not-for-profit organisation with over 25 years experience in managing scholarships.

The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international airfares and living expenses.

Awards are available in a wide range of subjects including engineering, environment, medical and life sciences, law and education.

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Eligibility

The scholarships are aimed at applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds. Applicants should:

Be a resident citizen of Uganda or Rwanda and have not previously studied abroad;
Hold a first or upper second class (or the equivalent) undergraduate degree;
Have a minimum of two years relevant work experience;
Be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Uganda or Rwanda;
Have a clear idea how studying in the UK would benefit both his/her career and the country.

How to apply

Application forms can be obtained from the Kulika Uganda offices at Plot 472, Nsambya Road or downloaded here:

Download the application form as a PDF document (110 KB)

Applications from both Uganda and Rwanda should be sent to:

Assistant Education Co-ordinator
Kulika Uganda
PO Box 11330
Kampala

Email: dominic@kulika.org

The deadline is 29 April 2011. Applications received after this date will not be processed. The names of shortlisted candidates will be available on request. We regret that we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants. Applicants who have not heard from us by the end of May should assume that they have not been successful.

Job Vacancy- FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST AND TECHNICAL ADVISOR FOR FAMILY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) is a sector wide approach
adopted by Government of Uganda in 1999 to improve the administration
of justice, maintenance of law and order and strengthen the rule of
law in Uganda.JLOS thus brings together all institutions charged with
the administration of justice, maintenance of law and order and human
rights.

JLOS programmes are supported through the sector wide approach to
planning, budgeting, programme implementation, monitoring and
evaluation with a shift of focus from institutional interests to sector wide
strategic interests through a rationalized application of resources from
the Government of Uganda and Development Partners.

JLOS is a reform programme run under a common investment plan,
whose short term strategic objectives include adherence to the rule of
law, fostering a culture of human rights, access to justice, reducing the
incidence of crime and contributing to economic development. In the
long term, JLOS strategic objectives will be narrowed to three strategic
objectives of strengthening policy and regulatory frameworks, access to
justice and fostering a human rights culture and accountability to bring
them in line with the National Development Plan.
JLOS is overseen by the Leadership Committee, Steering Committee
and Technical Committee with a secretariat made of different advisors
who support the four thematic areas of criminal, land, commercial and
family justice.

JLOS therefore, wishes to recruit two advisors (consultants) to wit the
Technical Advisor for Family and Criminal Justice and Financial
Management Specialist on the terms indicated below:
Description of the Services

The Technical Advisor, Criminal and Family Justice will provide
technical leadership and guidance necessary for successful implementation
of the Criminal and Family Reform Programme as follows:
1. Develop researched strategies for effective implementation of the

Criminal and Family Reform Programme.
2. Coordinate the development of action plans and budgets for the
Criminal and Family Reform Sub-Programmes.
3. Provide technical advice for the implementation of Criminal and
Family Reform Sub-Programmes.
4. Contribute to the development of the monitoring and evaluation
system particularly for the Criminal and Family Reform
Programmes.
5. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the Criminal and
Family Reform Programmes.
6. Prepare quarterly, semi-annual and annual monitoring and
evaluation reports on Criminal and Family Reform Programmes.
7. Identify and forward constraints to achievement of the Criminal
and Family Reforms to the relevant Committees and Working
Groups for redress.
8. Prepare analysed and comprehensive progress reports on
Criminal and Family Justice Programmes within the overall reform
program for the Semi annual and Annual reviews.
9. To provide secretarial services to the Criminal and Family Justice
Working Group and other sector meetings.
10. Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications;
The successful candidate should have
• A master’s degree in law from a recognized university.
• A thorough understanding of contemporary legal and justice
reformsin developing countries such as Uganda.
• A thorough understanding of family and criminal justice issues.
• Atleast five years’ experience in programme implementation,
legal or access to justice reforms.
• Experience working with Donor agencies.
• Excellent knowledge of the public sector and sector-wide
approaches to reform.
• Understanding of the public sector planning in Uganda
The successful candidate should have the following skills:
• Proficiency in the use of standard computer software, including
Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
• Excellent presentation skills;
• Highly developed inter-personal and analytical skills;
• A high level of self-motivation and
• Team player;and
• Excellent writing, research and reporting skills
Terms and Conditions
The successful applicant will be offered a one year contract on
competitive terms tenable at the JLOS Secretariat.
Mode of Application
Interested applicants are directed to submit their applications together
with photocopies of their cations and two letters of reference to:
The Solicitor GeneralMinistry of Justice and Constitutional
AffairsPlot 1, Parliamentary Avenue KAMPALA, UGANDA
Candidates may also submit soft copies of their applications to:
pgadenya@jlos.go.ug
All applications must be received not later than 4.00 p.m. on 13 April
2011
Description of the Services
1-The role of the Financial Management Specialist (FMS) will be to:
i) Coordinate and control activities in the management strategy,
bearing in mind existing initiatives e.g. the Integrated Financial
Management systems of Ministry of Finance, Planning &
Economic Development;
ii) Schedule implementation in an orderly, logical and timely fashion;
iii) Submit periodic reports to the Technical and Steering committee,
providing status and highlighting problem areas of the implementation;
iv) Prepare terms of reference for the out-sourced work;
v) Drive issues to resolution;
vi) Ensure successful implementation of the management strategy.
Key Responsibilities
2. Key responsibilities of the FMS include:
i) In the short term – oversee the implementation of key procedures
to strengthen accountability measures, particularly in regard to
non-tax revenue and use of imprest;
ii) Development of training and incentives programme based on
needs identification in financial management to enhance capacity
and enable retention of skilled staff into the sector;
iii) Develop systems for budget planning process and facilitate
preparation and develop the annual Budget Framework Paper
working closely with the sector budget working group, with
particular regard to fiscal policy analysis and linkages to the
sector objectives, inputs, output and outcomes;
iv) Develop mechanisms for monitoring and tracking utilization of
sectoral funds;
v) Analyze and submit nancial reports on sectoral programmes
including analysis of budgets and budgetary trends for the sector
and advice on the overall financial aspects of the sector;
vi) In the long term, provide strategic guidance and oversee
implementation of the broad sector financial management
strategy, on an annual basis.
vii) Prepare sectoral budget framework paper and other nancial
report as demanded by Government of Uganda and Development
Partners.
Qualifications and Experience
The qualified candidate should have the following qualifications:
• A Financial Management qualification and membership of CPA,
ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent. A Masters in Accounting and
Finance will be added advantage.
• Must possess proven experience of Project Planning &
Management Skills in Public Sector or with an International
Organisation for a period of not less that 5 years
• Good interpersonal skills, excellent communication (written and
spoken) and presentation skills.
• A high level of self-motivation, flexibility and ability to work under
very tight deadlines.
• Ability in a cross cultural and disciplinary environment and be a
team player.
• Sufficient professional experience and mature enough to provide
strategic direction and gain the cooperation of both policy and
technical leval staff in the sector (preferably 35 years of age).
• Competence in the use of standard computer software, including
Microsoft word, excel, access and power point.
Additional Skills
The successful candidate should have the following skills:
• Proficiency in the use of standard accounting software and
programmes, computer software, including Microsoft Word,
• Excel and PowerPoint;Excellent presentation skills;
• Highly developed inter-personal and analytical skills; and
• A high level of self-motivation and
• Team player
• Excellent research capabilities
Terms and ConditionsThe successful applicant will be offered a three
year contract on competitive terms tenable at the JLOS Secretariat.

Mode of Application
Interested applicants are directed to submit their applications together
with photocopies of their academic qualifications and two letters of
referenceto:
The Solicitor General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
Plot 1, Parliamentary Avenue
KAMPALA, UGANDA
Candidates may also submit soft copies of their applications to:
pgadenya@jlos.go.ugAll applications must be received not later than
4.00 p.m. on April 13th 2011
POSITION OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST AND TECHNICAL ADVISOR FOR FAMILY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
The Republic Of Uganda
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
1 TECHNICAL ADVISOR- FAMILY
AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Procurement Supervisor; FP-5; FSN-10 Job Opportunity at US Embassy in Uganda

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
Job title: Procurement Supervisor; FP-5; FSN-10
OPENING DATE: March 30, 2011
CLOSING DATE: April 12, 2011
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

"The American Embassy is seeking for one individual for the position of Procurement Supervisor in the GSO (Management) Section."

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Responsible for all aspects of contracting and procurement functions for 15 agencies subscribing to the ICASS service. The total contracting and procurement transactions are over 20 million dollars a year. The incumbent supervises six employees, providing guidance and assistance to them.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://www.kampala.usembassy.gov

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Bachelor's degree in procurement, business, business administration, finance, marketing, accounting, commerce, economics, and purchasing and supplies is required.
2. Work Experience: Four years of progressively responsible experience in procurement and or contracting work is required.
3. Language: Level IV (fluent) English speaking and writing ability is required.

4. Knowledge: Good working knowledge of contracting procedures, practices, and local pricing customs of the local market is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Ability to organize, manage, and supervise the procurement functions is required. Must also have the ability to evaluate, analyze and negotiate.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


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

HSEQ/OPS MANAGER Job in Uganda at Engen

Engen Uganda ltd is the leading provider in the oil and petroleum industry. We seek to recruit a suitable person to fill the Healthy, safety, Environment and Quality and Operations
Manager(HSEQ/OPS Manager)position.

Job Title: HSEQ/OPS MANAGER

Duty station: Kampala
If you are self driven .have strong organizational and analytical skills ,good understanding of legal, regulatory as well as Occupational Healthy and Safety Act demands ,have an ability to research information and produce reports, understanding of environmental matters, able to simply complex guidelines .procedures have a strong drive and desire to achieve results with minimal supervision, this position might be for you. A proven track record in above is critical to selection, as experience in asset care especially maintenance. The successive applicant will be responsible for the following:

• Understanding of and implementing of HSE MS.
• Logging incidents, investigating and ensuring all incidents are closed within defined time frame.
• Developing capacity within HSEQ.
• Implementing and ensuring HSEQ Business controls are in place.
• Monitoring and meeting (and sometimes exceeding) HSEQ performance targets.
• Ensuring asset integrity at all Engen sites through planned routine and preventive maintenance.
• Liaising with and ensuring service providers perform per service level agreements or contracts.
• Provide support to management.


Job requirement

Qualification and Experience
• Relevant tertiary qualification in engineering especially mechanical or electrical engineering .Qualification must have a minimum 3 year duration at an accredited tertiary institution.
• A minimum of 3 years experience in manufacturing or process industry Experience in petroleum industry would be an added advantage.
• Strong practical computer skills and experience in MS word office-word, PowerPoint, and excel.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Good work experience in corporate environment.
Other information
Engen Uganda is equal opportunity employer. NB this position is a TWO YEAR contract. Application procedure


How to apply

If you feel you meet the above requirements please send us your application enclosing detailed curriculum vitae giving three referees and copies of academic and professional certificates/
•testimonials .postal address and daytime telephone contact so as to reach us by 13tn April 2011 using the address below Canvassing will lead to disqualification while applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Managing Director
Engen Uganda Ltd
Plot 166,6th street, Industrial Area
P. O. Box 6338, kampala

Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Manager (MER) Job Vacancy at Plan International- Uganda

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Manager (MER) -1 position based In Kampala
This position will lead Monitoring, Evaluation & Research (MER) initiatives for Plan Uganda's programmes and manage the MER team. The incumbent will be responsible (or planning and implementation of all MER activities, including development of systems, processes and promoting an organisational culture that delivers evidence -based programmes.

Main Responsibilities/key result areas
1. Establishes and continuously improves systems and processes that ensures quality documentation, monitoring and evaluation of programme effectiveness to inform evidence-based programming and organisational learning
2. Maintains Plan Corporate Project Planning System, ensure the system is effectively used as per Plan's policies and liaises with the region and International Headquarter on system maintenance and development
3. Leads planning, budgeting and implementation of all
1. Monitoring, Evaluation & Research initiatives in line with the MER Framework in the Country Strategic Plan
4. Designs and conducts research initiatives to inform programmes and advocacy for children's rights working closely with Programme Specialists and partners including developing a research agenda
5. Leads the Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Team based in the country office and in the field including supervision and performance management
6. Provides technical assistance to programme specialists in programme and project design in relation to MSE, including, objective and indicator development, monitoring systems and evaluation design
7. Facilitates Training and Development activities, on
2. Monitoring, Evaluation & Research for programme staff and partners
8. Facilitates internal and external learning and increased
3. accountability by establishing effective working relationships with development partners and government agencies on aid effectiveness issues.
9. Liaises with other offices in Plan - National Organisations, International Headquarter and other countries on Monitoring, Evaluation & Research
10. Represents Plan at national level on matters relating to Monitoring, Evaluation & Research and aid effectiveness.


Job requirement

Essential Competencies
• Master's degree (preferred) in Development, Social Sciences or its equivalent
• Significant training /background and professional training in MER
• At least 8 years managerial and/or advisory experience in Monitoring, Evaluation & Research in the development sector
• Knowledge of environment and current effective practices In Monitoring, Evaluation & Research in the development sector, internationally and in Uganda.
• Demonstrated experience in designing and conducting
research initiatives, case studies and professional
documentation ' „
• Demonstrable abilities in planning, budgeting and management
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead and motivate people to work in teams
• Design of Monitoring, Evaluation systems and processes for rights-based programmes
• Documentation and organisational learning
• Statistics and database management
• Right-based programming


Personal Attributes:
• Seen as a source of expertise in his/her field
• Promotes high performance among programme staff and provides vision and direction
• Open to feedback and willing to try new approaches in Monitoring, Evaluation & Research
• Coaches programme staff and leads others
• Communicates effectively orally and in writing
• Willingness to undertake extensive travel and missions throughout Uganda (at least 30% of time)


How to apply

Suitably qualified candidates should submit a letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three references, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 18th April, 2011.

People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda,
P. O. Box 12075, Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 15th May, 2011.
As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has 3 child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

Plan International vacancy- NORAD Child Protection Project

Job Title: Project Manager - NORAD Child Protection Project -1 position
Location: Kampala

This is a 5 year project which aims to strengthen the national child protection system in Uganda so as to effectively respond to and prevent violence against children, particularly marginalized children including children with disabilities and girls. It will focus on creating a protective environment for children and particularly strengthening community based child protection mechanisms to protect vulnerable groups of children that are at high risk of abuse and violence due to discrimination and or exclusion, margins I Nation and stigmatization.

The Project Manager position is both technical and managerial and reports to the Programme Support Manager. The incumbent will have overall responsibility to provide leadership in the management and overall delivery of the NORAD-funded Child Protection Project. She/he will lead the project team in planning, implementation, partnership management and reporting of the project; timely delivery of the project and with highest technical quality according *to the objectives and approach in the project document and to the satisfaction of project stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities/key result areas
1. Develop and implement timely and quality quarterly project implementation plans
2. Ensure that all aspects of the project are in compliance with donor requirements
3. Report on project progress as per donor requirements
4. Supervise and appraise project staff to ensure quality delivery of the project
5. Organize regular performance review meetings with key project stakeholders and supervise the work of partner organizations
6. Ensure adequate stakeholder consultation and participation at all project stages
7. Compile and disseminate reports to the project stakeholders in a timely manner
8. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds and other resources allocated to the project including those with implementing partners
9. Organise training and coaching for project staff and partners on children & youth participation
10. Ensure Plan's Child Protection Policy and Guidelines are adhered to in project implementation
11. Proper maintenance and wide dissemination of all project documentation for proper accountability and learning purposes
12. Participate in operational research related to the project


Job requirement

Essential Competencies
• Bachelor degree in Social work. Law, Human Rights of its equivalent, and training /background in child protection
• A Master's degree in any ot the above areas is desirable
• Experience in working on issues of children with disability is an advantage
• At least 6 years experience in managing and implementing child protection projects with strong technical expertise in child protection programming and human rights in Uganda
• Knowledge of environment and current effective practice and policy on child protection
• Demonstrable abilities in planning, budget and reporting
• Excellent communication skills, both in written English and in face-to-face presentations
• Willingness to travel extensively (50%) within the country
• Computers skills in MS Office and Internet
Personal Attributes:
• Excellent project management skills, including partnership management and team leadership
• Experience in advocacy and children participation
• Strong strategic and analytical thinking
• Coaching skills
• Understands Plan's needs and behaves strategically
• Monitoring and evaluation of child protection programmes
• Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead and motivate people In work in teams


How to apply

Suitably qualified candidates should submit a letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three references, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 18th April, 2011.
People & Culture Manager, Plan Uganda, P, O. Box 1207S, Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 15th May, 2011.
As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has 3 child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

Plan International Jobs in Uganda- NORAD Children & Youth Participation Project

Job Title: Project Coordinator -NORAD Children & Youth Participation Project -1 position

Location: Kampala

This is a five year project which to strengthen inclusive mechanisms and processes for children and youth to express their views to enhance the participation of children and youth in the development process' It seeks build capacity and skills of children and youth in social, media and leadership to strengthen their role in advocacy and awareness raising on their rights

The Project Coordinator position is both technical and managerial and will report to the Programme Support Manager. The incumbent and will be responsible for providing leadership in the coordination and overall delivery of the NORAD-funded Children & Youth Participation Project. She/fie will lead the project team in planning, implementation, partnership management and reporting of the project while ensuring timely delivery of the project and with highest technical quality according to the objectives and approach in the project document and to the satisfaction of project stakeholders.
Main Responsibilities/key result areas
1. Develop and implement timely and quality quarterly project implementation plans
2. Ensure that all aspects of the project are in compliance with donor requirements
3. Report on project progress as per donor requirements
4. Supervise and appraise project staff to ensure quality delivery of the project
5. Organize regular performance review meetings with key project stakeholders and supervise the work of partner organizations
6. Ensure adequate stakeholder consultation and participation at all project stages
7. Compile and disseminate reports to the project stakeholders in a timely manner
8. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds and other resources allocated to the project including those with implementing partners
9. Organise training and coaching for project staff and partners on children & youth participation
10. Ensure Plan's Child Protection Policy and Guidelines are adhered to in project implementation
11. Proper maintenance and wide dissemination of all project documentation for proper accountability and learning purposes
12. Participate in operational research related to the project


Job requirement

Essential Competencies
• Bachelors degree (preferred) in Social work. Law, Human Rights or its equivalent; A masters degree in a related field will be of added advantage
• At least 5 years experience in coordinating children and youth participation projects with technical expertise in children ft youth participation programming in Uganda
• Knowledge of environment and current effective practice on children and youth participation
• Demonstrable abilities in planning, budget and reporting
• Excellent communication skills, both in written English and in face-to-face presentations
• Willingness to travel extensively (50%) within the country
• Computers skills in MS Office and Internet

Personal Attributes:
• Excellent project management and team leadership skills
• Knowledge of media and human rights
• Experience in advocacy and civil society strengthening is preferred.
• Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead and motivate people to work in teams


How to apply


Suitably qualified candidates should submit a letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three references, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 18th April, 2011.
People & Culture Manager, Plan Uganda, P, O. Box 1207S, Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 15th May, 2011.
As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has 3 child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

Project Facilitator - NORAD Participation Project Job at Plan International

Job Title: Project Facilitator - NORAD Participation Project

Duration: 5-year project

Vacancies: 2 positions

Location: Lira, Kamuli

The Project Facilitator will report to the lead Programme Unit Manager with a dotted line to the NORAD Participation Project Coordinator, He/she will have overall responsibility of leading implementation of project activities at District and community level. He/She will also ensure that the project is implemented with highest quality and in a timely manner as per the project design. Plan's CCCD approach and according to the procedures and guidelines for the project and the organisation in general.
Main Responsibilities/key result areas
1. Prepare budgets, work-plans, and ensure that project budgets are effectively managed as per NORAD and Plan guidelines.
2. Initiate and promote project approaches to strengthen youth and child participation and civil'society strengthening.
3. Conduct regular project administrative activities e.g writing and modification of Project Outlines, updating and generation of PPM reports..
4. Proper documentation of all project activities as well as writing high quality and timely reports
5. Promote participation of all vulnerable children and youth, including girls, children out of school and children with disabilities in project activities.
6. Build community's capacity to manage youth and child participation related interventions through awareness creation based on human rights principles
7. Facilitate and train partner staff, communities, children and youth on children's rights and participation
8. Conduce regular assessments and participatory reviews of progress on the project activities
9. Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds allocated to implementing partners
10. Effective integration of project activities with' other Plan * supported initiatives in the Programme Unit and other possible stakeholders
11. Create and coordinate community partnerships with other possible stakeholders.


Job requirement

Essential Competencies
• Bachelors degree in Social Work, Development, Law or its equivalent,
• Training /experience on children participation and governance.
• At least 3 years experience in implementation of children and youth participation projects
• Experience in budget monitoring is an added advantage
• Knowledge of environment and current effective practice on children and youth participation and governance
• Demonstrable abilities in planning and coordination
• Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
• Ability to work with people from diverse cultures plus ability to lead and motivate people to work in teams
• Excellent communication skills, both In written English and in face-to-face presentation.
• Willingness to travel within the country
• Computers skills (MS Office) and social media skills (Twitter, Face book. Youtube)

Personal Attributes:
• Excellent facilitation skills Including facilitation of children and youth
• Skills in organisational development and strengthening civil society
• Skills in budget monitoring
• Mobilisation and coaching skills
Open to feedback and willing to try new approaches on children and youth participation


How to apply


Suitably qualified candidates should submit a letter of application (indicating preferred location) together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details (including email addresses) of three references, plus salary history, to the undersigned not later than 18th April, 2011.
People & Culture Manager, Plan Uganda, P, O. Box 1207S, Kampala

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 15th May, 2011.
As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has 3 child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates are required to undergo an extensive child protection background check including a police check.

Counselor/ Counseling Jobs in Uganda at IDI- 6 Positions

1. JOB TITLE: COUNSELOR (6 POSITIONS)
Reports to: HIV/AIDS Testing Specialist Summary: Working together with the staff at RRH, the counselor will perform high level confidentiality counseling to patients without discrimination and refer patients for further counseling, care or for social support services.


Responsibilities:
• Provide a full range of counseling services to patients
• Identify patient problems and document pertinent
information
• Assist patients in formulating plans for addressing problem areas
• Refers patients for further counseling to other social support institutions
• Participate whenever requested to do so in clink-research studies


Job requirement

Educational Requirements:
• A diploma or degree in a health related field
• Completion of a recognized course in a counseling with a specialty in counseling services for persons living with HIV/AIDS
• Minimum of 3 years work experience as a counselor in an HIV/AIDS care setting

Knowledge. Abilities and Skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• Good counseling skills
• Ability for team work
• Knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS


How to apply

Qualified and interested persons may send or email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala.
hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline for receipt of applications is April 14th 2011.

Job Vacancy for Data Manager at IDI

Job Title: DATA MANAGER

Reports to: Project Manager CSF/RRH Project Key Responsibilities and Duties:
• Design a data management system for the project; the system must capture information needed for project purposes; Regional Referral Hospitals and IDI purposes; and CSF reporting purposes including training appropriate staff at partner facilities on how to collect and manage data
• Support staff at Regional Referral hospitals to collect all data necessary for performance as well as Ministry of Health reporting requirements
• Design forms on which paper-based data can be collected at partner facilities; ensure that forms are compatible with IDI's electronic data management system
• Work with Regional Referral Hospitals to develop protocols and guidelines about what information should be gathered when; ensure implementation
• Establish systems for sharing data between partner facilities (and between facilities and the project office)
• Provide on-going support to ensure quality of data gathered
• Ensure completeness, accuracy and consistency of data entered into the project data management system
• Produce summaries of data for project reporting and other purposes


Job requirement

Qualifications and Skills
• A Bachelors Degree in a relevant field
• At least 5 years of related experience
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS clinical environment is essential
- Strong computer skills; knowledge of the range of computer programs normally used-for data capture and retrieval


How to apply

Qualified and interested persons may send or email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala.
hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline for receipt of applications is April 14th 2011.

Laboratory Technologist Job Vacancy in Uganda at IDI

Job Title: LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (1)
Reports to: Laboratory Specialist Responsibilities
1) Daily check on sample labels/ bar coding to ensure proper clerking in of samples and record and report all errors that may occur in the processing
2) Daily monitoring of the lab equipment for their functioning and record and report all technical problems with the equipment to the Lab Supervisor
3) Ensure regular supply of consumables for the lab through timely report of shortages to the Lab Specialist.
4) Assist the Lab Specialist in maintaining ledgers and Stock registers
5) Adherence to cleaning and safety protocols in the lab
6) Report on the equipment and the functioning of the Lab to the Lab Supervisor.
7) Support blood and other sample collection and processing for all patients in the HIV/AIDS care clinic at the Regional Referral Hospitals
8) Follow up blood and other samples collected patient from the time of collection till the laboratory results have been reviewed by the attending doctor
9) Other duties as they will be assigned by the Lab Specialist


Job requirement

Minimum qualifications:
• Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
• Relevant working experience is an added advantage.

Requirements:
• Experience in Medical laboratory or related field, able to work in a team
• Good interpersonal skills and be able to interact productively and accurately with other team members.
• Self 'motivated, innovative and capable of meeting deadlines
• Experience of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) would also be an advantage.
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Should be computer literate with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs


How to apply

Qualified and interested persons may send or email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala.
hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline for receipt of applications is April 14th 2011.

Medical Ofiicer Job Vacancy at IDI- 6 Positions

Job Title: MEDICAL OFFICER (6 POSITIONS)
Reports to: Project Manager CSI/RRH Project General Summary: The Medical Officer will provide technical assistance, on site support, formal and informal training and capacity building to the Regional Referral Hospitals health Care Workers, and contribute to revision of service delivery models as appropriate, He/She will conduct HTV/ AIDS problem based management training for RRII personnel and assess HCWs competence in administering ARVS while addressing gaps where they are identified.

The post holder will further be responsible for providing clinical care to patients attending the clinics, assessing and diagnosing clinical patients' problems, reviewing patients' files and laboratory results to ensure continuity of care of the patients and participate in technical/training programs and contribute to the sustainability plans for Regional Referral Hospitals' medical service systems.

Responsibilities
The Medical Officer will perform the following roles:
• Provide advanced clinical management support while addressing quality control issues at site level
• Manage HIV/AIDS complex canes
• Provide clinical care to patients attending the health centre
• Required to rotate in different Regional Referral Hospitals to offer technical guidance and capacity building to the health care workers
• Assess and diagnose clinical patients' problems
• Order laboratory tests and prescribe medications as appropriate
• Refer patients for additional assessment as appropriate
• Review patients' files and laboratory results to ensure continuity of care of patients Participate as a full member of the health care team
• Participate in the assessment of training needs of RRH staff and make recommendations accordingly
• Participate in the assessment of RRH facilities to ensure quality care is provided to the patients
• Participate in Continuous Medical Education (CME) and mentoring for all trained staff at the RRH
• Mentor the RRH clinicians in the examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients
• Participate, as appropriate and when requested, in project teaching/training activities.
• Provide feedback on the project for the purposes of reviewing progress and future planning


Job requirement

Educational Requirements:
• MBChB Degree
• Completion of Internship
• Training in HIV/AIDS preferred

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS related issues
• Ability to communicate well with patients and
• their care-givers
• Excellent organizational skills and flexibility, including the ability to manage and move between multiple sites


How to apply

Qualified and interested persons may send or email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala.
hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline for receipt of applications is April 14th
2011.

IDI Job- M&E Specialist

Job Title: MONITORING AND EVALUATION (M&E) SPECIALIST (1)
Reports to: Project Manager CSF/RRH Project

General Summary:
The M&E Specialist will develop and sustain effective M&E systems and practices in the CSF/ RRH Project; be responsible for key Project M&E reports; and be capable of working individually and in a team environment. In particular the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (M&E Specialist) will provide technical support in the design, implementation and review of the projects monitoring and evaluation activities.

The Specialist will oversee input, storage and appropriate use of data to track programme performance and to feed forward into quality of prevention, care and treatment programmes. He / She will also ensure that feedback is provided to all relevant stakeholders. In addition, the Specialist will assist the CSF/ RRH Project and other related outreach projects in conducting self-assessments, and building their capacity in the areas of monitoring and Evaluation, including the development of indicators, data collection, analysis and Interpretation of data for use by the Ministry ol Health (MoH) and policy makers. He/She will supervise Project Data Managers and data entrants.
Minimum qualification
• A bachelors degree in either statistics, health or other statistical related degrees
• A master's degree in statistics, epidemiology and/ or demography is essential
• Post graduate in project planning and management is an added advantage

Required Skills:
• Project Planning and Management skills
• Experience in design, development and
• implementation of M&E systems in an NGO in the health sector
• Experience in analysis and reporting/ presentation of data for programme decision-making
• Good database management skills
• Good analytical, report writing and presentation skills
• Strong skills iii statistical packages such as STATA, SPSS, EPIINFO and/or SAS as well as Computer software including Ms. Word, PowerPoint and spreadsheets
• Experience in the development and management of HIV/AIDS programmes
• Experience in leading evaluation or research design, data collection and analysis
• Familiarity with MoH HMIS tools and reporting processes.
• At least four years of relevant work experience with commensurate responsibility.


Job requirement

Responsibilities:
• The M&E Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of M&E in the project (M&E systems creation and maintenance, M&E tools design and Implementation and M&E results).
• Identification or development of data collection tools for use by the project; including project , databases.
• Development of M&E indicators for the project in conjunction with project staff and related to achievement of project objectives and annual work plans.
• Conduct periodic review and further development of project work-plans as well as project Log frame (and milestones in the project work-plan).
• Work closely with partners in Regional Referral Hospitals-to understand operational challenges related to data collection and resolve them as they arise
• Ensure periodic collection of data in relation to all project indicators in the Log frame and work plan. Establish, coordinate and implement quality
• assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) system to ensure validity of project data as well as accuracy and integrity of data collection process
• Ensure timely feedback to Regional referral . 4 hospitals about missing information in submitted data to enable immediate action
• Compile timely and effective reports and other reporting requirement to CSF and other stakeholders
• Produce monthly Key Performance Indicators and work-plan monitor for consistent and regular tracking of project performance (and other periodic or ad hoc reports)
• Present project M&E results at meetings.
• Ensure that data are analyzed and reported for use in project management, as well as providing timely and complete information to funding agencies (CSF) and ensuring the health facilities submit timely reports to MoH
• Develop and implement M&E training courses for project staff and RRH health care workers
• Any other duties as may be necessary


How to apply

Qualified and interested persons may send or email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala.
hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline for receipt of applications is April 14th 2011.

Nine (9) Data Clerk Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: POSITION: DATA/MEDICAL RECORDS CLERK (9 POSITIONS)
Reports to: Data Manager CSF/RRH Project
Summary: Under the supervision of the Data
Manager, the data /medical records clerks register all patients and record all appropriate patient data into the data base. The position entails the compilation of patient data and ensuring orderliness of the medical records room.

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide clerical and data management assistance
• Assist in inputting of clerical data using processing system
• Maintain data for input into the data processing ' system
• Review data for accuracy and completeness, identifying errors
• Participate in analysis and interpretation of data collection
• Ensure proper data in both soft and hard copies
• Records patient visits and other registration data in appropriate books
• Pulls patient files for the clinic day
• Files all patient files at completion of the clinic
• Files all laboratory test results in correct patient files


Job requirement

Education and Experience:
• Diploma or Certificate in records management and archives
• Two years experience in medical records keeping with at least one year as an electronic data entrant in an HIV/AIDS care setting
• Computer literacy .

Knowledge. Skills and abilities:
• Excellent communication skills
• Computer knowledge and skills
• Knowledge of Health Information Management System


How to apply

Qualified and interested persons may send or email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala.
hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline for receipt of applications is April 14th 2011.

Job in World Vision- WASH Program Manager (1 position)

Job Title: WASH Program Manager (1 position)
Reporting: Director Grants/HEA in close collaboration with
Operations and MOD Director
Duty station: Kampala with frequent travel to Gulu and Hoima,

Purpose of the position:
To provide leadership and overall program management as well as representing the WASH sector at Strategic level within VWU and also projecting our position at the national level.

Responsibilities:
• Overall responsibility for managing and motivating a large team of supervisory and technical staff insuring they work efficiently and effectively
• Representation and advocacy for WVU WASH programming at National Level forum, strategically positioning the organization for portfolio expansion
• Ensure that activities are leading to the desired project outcomes and that they are being implemented according to the project document and within WV International guidelines regulations
• Work in close collaboration with the Operations and Ministry Quality Directors to ensure the project is working towards fulfill¬ing the WVU National Strategy and is implemented in harmony with Area Development Programme Management
• Ensure the M&E system is effective in delivering information for close monitoring and control of the project


Job requirement

Experience, Qualifications and Skills:
• A minimum of 5 years experience in WASH program design, implementation, M&E, research and policy, and strategy devel¬opment.
• A Masters degree (preferred) in Water and Sanitation engineer¬ing, Public Health or any other closely related technical field.
• Skills in resource mobilisation including proposal writing, report

Knowledge in WASH participatory methodologies like PHAST, CLTS, Sanitation Marketing e.t.c


How to apply

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated CV and copies of academic transcripts (only) with at least three suitable referees and their telephone contacts to; wvujobs@wvi.org or hand deliver to the address below; (Please indicate the position you are applying for) Human Resource Manager, World Vision Uganda, Plot 15 B Nakasero Road, P. 0. Box 5319, Kampala.
Deadline for receiving the applications is: 8th April, 2011 We do appreciate your interest in working with us.

Jobs in World Vision- Procurement Officer - Grants/HEA

Job Title: Procurement Officer - Grants/HEA
Report to: Procurement Manager Location: National Office, Kampala
Purpose of this role: To procure goods and services for respec¬tive Organizational stakeholders in accordance with procurement policies and guidelines

Major Responsibilities;
• Carry-out the procurement of goods and services based on agreed specifications in line with procurement policies and guidelines.
• Prepare contracts tor specialized works and services {Consul¬tancies), award contracts to selected vendors and monitor their implementation in line with procurement policies and guidelines
• Carry-out systematic and procedural disposal of fixed assets and obsolete inventory in tine with the World Vision asset disposal policy.
• Manage procurement systems, analyze procurement informa¬tion for decision-making and provide documentation to project staff in line with the WVU procurement policy
• Prepare monthly and annual reports on departmental activities in accordance with the World Vision Policies and Procedures.


Job requirement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must have a University Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or its equivalent, a post graduate qualifica¬tion in Procurement and Supply Chain Management is an added advantage.
• Strong procurement and supply management skills
• Must be computer literate with a minimum of 2 years working experience in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
• A high level of integrity is required.


How to apply

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated CV and copies of academic transcripts (only) with at least three suitable referees and their telephone contacts to; wvujobs@wvi.org or hand deliver to the address below; (Please indicate the position you are applying for) Human Resource Manager, World Vision Uganda, Plot 15 B Nakasero Road, P. 0. Box 5319, Kampala.

Deadline for receiving the applications is: 8th April, 2011 We do appreciate your interest in working with us.

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