Jobs for Teachers in Uganda- Kindergarten, Primary, Secondary- Teaching Jobs

Job Title: Teachers: kindergarten, primary, secondary (geography, French, history)
Responsibilities:
• Prepare schemes or work, lesson plans, teaching/learning aids, conducting classes and assessment of students.

Qualifications:
• Grade 3 and grade five.
• Diploma in early childhood and development.
• Diploma and degree in education respectively.
• At least 2 years work experience in reputable schools.

To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

Instructors: Motor vehicle mechanics, Building and concrete practice- Jobs Uganda

Job Title: Instructors: Motor vehicle mechanics, Building and concrete practice.

Responsibilities:
• Prepare schemes or work, lesson plans, teaching/learning aids, conducting classes and assessment of students.

Qualifications:
• A diploma holder in a relevant qualification an
• At least 2 years working experience.

To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

Music composer/Audio engineer Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Music composer/audio engineer.
Responsibilities:
• Fulfill the key role in the production process of creating original music for various audio visual projects.
• Records, synchronizes, mixes and or reproduces music, voices and or sound effects using relevant hardware and software.

Qualification:
• Degree in music composition and theory or portfolio of relevant work.
• Proficient at multiple musical instruments.
• Must have a strong knowledge in music theory and music styles.
• Be able to write sheet music.
• Handle a wide range of equipment.

To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

TV producer Job Vacancy In Uganda at Watoto

Job Title: TV producer
Responsibilities:
• Overseeing all Watoto ministries audiovisual project from conception to completion.
• Oversees the audio visual production team.

Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree in journalism, broadcasting or communications or at least 3 years experience as TV producer or related field.
• Qualification in technical skills and experience in motion graphics or other editing skill.
• Present ten relevant audiovisual examples from portfolio of work

To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

Senior Design Coordinator Job Opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Design Coordinator
Responsibilities:
• Oversee the production of all design activities of Watoto ministries.
• Management and coordination of the design carried out by designers on all plat forms.
• Oversees design, photography and interactive team.

Qualifications:
• Bachelors’ degree in graphic design/arts or a comparable certification/degree in a related field.
• At least 3 years demonstrable experience.
• Qualification and technical skills in motion graphics.
• Portfolio of ten pieces of your best work.

To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

Scheduler/Promotions Assistant Job Opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Scheduler/Promotions Assistant
Responsibilities:
• Administration and logistics especially scheduling communications services projects.
• Ensuring practical timelines imputed.
• Running he department calendar
• Facilitation and administration of resource
• Merchandise sales and general office assistance.

Qualifications:
• Qualifications in project management, administration or 2 years related experience.
• Should be able to work with minimum supervision.
• Self starter.


To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

Junior Webmaster Job Vacancy at Watoto Church

Job Title: Junior Webmaster
Responsibilities:
• Produce interactive solutions (web, social networks, email and others.)
• To the communication needs of Watoto ministries’ projects.
• Using a mix of creative skills and commercial awareness.
• Imaginative flair and awareness of current trends in the interactive environment.

Qualifications:
• Degree in computer science or software engineering.
• Should have a good command over HTML, CSS, and extensible mark up.
• Open source operating system or its variants is a musts.
• Programming language such as C++ or java.
• Should be able to design graphics such a logo for the company or a flash intro for website.
• Knowledge of final cut pro and other media packages are added advantage.
• At least one year experience.

To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

Watoto Jobs- Junior Graphic Designer Vacancy

Job Title: Junior Graphic Designer

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for producing visual solutions to the communication needs of Watoto ministries projects.
• Using a mix of creative skills and commercial awareness with imaginative flair and awareness of current trends in visual arts.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field.
• An excellent skill in adobe creative suite, in Design , illustrator, Photoshop, good computer skills.
• Knowledge of flash animation final cut pro and other media packages an advantage.
• Portfolio of ten pieces of your best work in you r applications


To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

Junior Editor Vacancy- Watoto Jobs

Job Title: Junior Editor
Responsibilities:
• Evaluate a body of film or video footage.
• Select the preferred raw material.
• Assembling the raw material into a coherent whole that tells the relevant story.

Qualifications:
• Degree in motion graphics.
• 3 years of motion graphics experience.
• Post graduate qualification in related field is added advantage.
• Must have experience with Adobe Creative Suites CS3, CS4, and CS5, Final Cut 5, 3D animation, Motion Graphics, Flash animation and sketch.

To apply:
• Bring your written applications with CV detailing full employment history.
• Copies of educational qualification.
• Names of 3 referees.
• Contact telephone number.
• Recommendation letter from your previous employer.
• Recommendation letter from your church
• To the Watoto church reception at Watoto church building (former KPC building) Plot 87 Kampala Rd, Kampala.
• Address it to the human resources administrator Watoto Ministries.
• Specify in the top right hand corner of the e envelope the vacancy you are applying for.
Deadline: 23rd April 2011

Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator Job Vacancy in International NGO- Uganda

Job Title: Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator
Location: , Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 April 2011



Action Against Hunger-USA



FSL Coordinator Objectives:

To manage the FSL department in Uganda
To provide technical and strategic guidance to all ACF FSL programming in Uganda.
To lead and apply ACF FSL analysis.
To represent ACF FSL externally in the humanitarian and developmental community.

Thematic Responsibilities:

1. Programmatic and Strategic Leadership

Maintain ongoing context analysis of Uganda food security and livelihoods (in addition to broader social, political, seasonal, and security consideration), especially in programme areas, and evaluate the relevance and appropriateness of current/future ACF programming in relation to food security, livelihoods, and disaster risk reduction.
Lead the process (including delegation to PMs) of programme design and concept papers/proposals for prospective donors.
Ensure that all programmes are designed and managed on the basis of logical frameworks and plans for expenditure and procurement.
Identify programme implementation modalities that include departmental integration, participant targeting criteria, mobilisation approaches, local partnerships, seasonal timing of inputs and support, participant training, monitoring and reporting systems, staff schedules, cash projections, procurement plans, etc.
Ensure quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, established information needs, and internal/external deadlines.
Facilitate FSL department strategic planning and contribution to the Uganda country strategy.

2. Food security situation and ongoing programme monitoring (Data Collection, Analysis, and Application)

Increase programmatic integration through combined assessment, design, implementation, and evaluation with ACF nutrition and WASH departments based on analysis of underlying malnutrition causes, poor WASH practices, and their relation with FSL (including geographic, household, and individual targeting utilising integrated indicators).
Develop programme monitoring systems that include participatory methods for gauging activity progress, effectiveness of ACF facilitation, achievement toward objectives, ability to measure stated indicators, programme adherence to methodology, and financial expenditure.
Develop and maintain a surveillance system for all ACF Uganda programme areas and departments, in coordination with other agencies and stakeholders in addition to ACF nutrition and WASH.
Facilitate ongoing ACF analysis of programme participant vulnerability and priorities as they relate to livelihood and wealth groups at different times of year and related seasonal shocks. Determine how to support households to realise their FSL priorities through appropriate targeting, mobilisation, facilitation, and training.
Ensure evaluation (at least internal) of programmes completed in 2009 (A1E, A1F, J3A, E2B).
Support internal capitalisation of previously completed FSL programmes in Uganda and incorporate lessons learned into existing work, based on ACF capitalisation standards (A1D, B2M, D6C).
Identify opportunities for deeper assessment, applied research, or publication related to ongoing/proposed programmes or advocacy priorities (especially relating to the role of cash transfers in Lira or the dynamics of disaster risk reduction in Karamoja).

3. Reporting

Supervise and analyse FSL PM Technical Reports and consolidate into monthly FSL Coordinator report (TMR) submitted to capital and headquarters.
Prepare reliable internal and external reports for ACF, donors, or other stakeholders as appropriate - ensuring that all donor programme reports are submitted within contractual deadlines.

4. Human Resources

Oversee the recruitment, training, and follow-up of new FSL teams in Northern Uganda and Karamoja.
Identify FSL staff (and, if appropriate, partner) capacity building priorities and how they can be addressed through training, mentoring, and on the job learning.
Conduct staff reviews for supervised staff every 6 months; ensure that these reviews are also conducted at field level for all FSL staff.

5. Administration, Finance, and Procurement

Support programme budget design by identifying planned personnel, activity, and procurement needs.
Supervise monthly cash projections from each FSL PM and monitor monthly budget reports.
Supervise the annual FSL procurement plan (by programme) in coordination with FSL PMs, and monitor the monthly progress of all procurement issues
Provide clear specification for FSL programme purchases for the logistics department

6. External Representation, Coordination and Fundraising

Ensure that FSL PMs nurture the nascent partnerships established with district production offices, within broader MOU established with each district government at base level.
Ensure ongoing FSL PM Engagement with district government, NGOs, UN agencies, and other workgroups (Karamoja working FSL aspects).
Maintain constructive dialogue with current and potential FSL programme donors.
Support the country director in FSL donor identification and negotiations when necessary
Participate in capital Food Security and Livelihood (FSAL) workgroup meetings and other relevant humanitarian coordination forums (e.g. contingency planning with the Office of the Prime Minister).
Actively participate in and contribute to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) working group in Kampala, including incorporation of key IPC data needs into ACF monitoring/surveillance and support to IPC national methodology, analysis, and reporting.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will demonstrate a combination of the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

1. Basic Education and experience

Post-graduate degree preferably in economics, agriculture, rural development, business administration or related discipline
At least 4 years international work experience in food security, livelihoods, and/or disaster risk reduction (especially drought), including previous experience at a similar level of strategic and technical responsibility

Or

Bachelors of Degree preferably in economics, agriculture, rural development, business administration or related discipline
At least 6 years international work experience in food security, livelihoods, and/or disaster risk reduction (especially drought), including previous experience at a similar level of strategic and technical responsibility

2. Other essential skills and experiences

Corresponding experience in assessment and M&E,, as is experience with integrating FSL initiatives with nutrition and WASH
Experience in Sub-Saharan Africa with emergency, recovery, or development programming
Operational knowledge of donor guidelines and procedures (logical frameworks, proposals, reports)
Project cycle management
Demonstrated intelligence for combining qualitative and quantitative data analysis with analytical report writing
Experience applying, promoting, and training in participatory fieldwork methodologies
Experience in human resource management and training; organisational capacity building
Ability to guide or support the work of FSL students, interns, or consultants engaged by ACF Uganda
Excellent spoken and written professional English, including the ability to edit/proofread the work of others
Excellent computer skills (documents, spreadsheets, formatting, email, internet searches, photo editing)
Comfortable with external coordination, representation, and networking
Ability to establish priorities, manage time, respect deadlines, and work collaboratively but independently

3. Personal aspects

Ability to function effectively within a multicultural team and international organisation
Proactive communicator , persuasive negotiator and visionary leader
Good problem identification and solving skills
Good emotional intelligence( valid self assessment , acceptable self management , excellent social awareness and very good relationship management)

4. Advantages

Previous ACF experience , knowledge of Uganda , experience in cash based intervention and managing large multi donor programmes and teams

How to apply

Please apply online with a CV and Cover Letter at http://www.actionagainsthunger.org/get-involved/jobs

Reference Code: RW_8FGQLZ-42

Administration Coordinator Job Vacancy in Uganda - Action Against Hunger

Job Title: Administration Coordinator
Location: Kampala, Uganda

Closing Date: Thursday, 14 April 2011



Action Against Hunger-USA


Discussing and making decisions of “right-sizing” in coordination with the Country Director, when needed
Implementing a training policy (defining the needs, searching for options and follow-up),
Responsible for Admin trainings in the mission for Admin staff and other profiles staff.
Keeping all the internal regulations and administrative procedures of the mission updated in accordance with the Ugandan Employment Act & ACF Staff regulations,
Responsible for general staff management in coordination with the Technical Coordinators,
Management and supervision (including staff reviews) of the administrative staff (Admin/finance Assistant, Capital HR Officer, Base Admin, Cleaners, Housekeepers,),
Maintaining and updating the national staff personnel files: staff individual forms, contracts, identification papers, warning letters, proof of dependants, holiday, NSSF, insurance, etc.
Making sure that job descriptions are updated (in coordination with Technical Coordinators),
Recruitment and interviewing with Technical Supervisor,

Activities (International Staffs staff):

Administrative and financial briefing to the new International Staffs,
Responsible for International Staff's administrative file: work permit/visa with immigration, registration with respective embassy, break, annual leave, tickets flights, vaccination, local insurance, taxation, timesheet, fiche retour..
Responsible for International Staff's living conditions in Kampala: organization and running supplies of the Kampala guest house, food, hygiene products, per diem…
Liaison with NY on all the relevant information about International Staffs,
Keeping proper files updated concerning medical coverage and insurance of International Staffs,

Activities (General):

Organizing and running the Administration Department,
Responsible of rental contract: legal aspects for premises and vehicles,
Following up all insurance policies (Workers compensation, health insurance, Public Liability, Car insurances, fire and burglary, machinery breakdown) and ensuring that all of them remain relevant, efficient and valid, as well as all the insurance claims,
Following the legal issues (court cases etc.) in collaboration with the lawyer if needed, under the direct supervision of the Country Director
Participating at the coordination meetings,
Participating in the country strategy planning,
Administrative meetings with the admin team,
Organizing meetings with Staff Representatives (and elections),
Organizing disciplinary panels when needed,
ACF representation when needed ,
Contacts with other NGO Administrators in Uganda, to share problems/solutions etc.

Objective 2: ACCOUNTANCY

Activities (Accounting):

(Kampala,Gulu, Lira, Moroto and Kaabong)

Checking that all the expenses made in Uganda are:

AUTHORIZED (through signed order forms) and so related to financed budgets,

Reasonable (that Prices and Quantities are justified and that quotations are got)

Properly justified (quality of the invoices/receipts, description, etc.)

Properly entered in the accountancy (accounting/budget codes, etc.)

Checking-up on all the expenses made in HQ or other missions for Uganda (intercos): accounting/budget codes,
Monthly report: saga, treasury sheet, burn report, class 4,
Following Advances on indemnity (expats),
Following loans and advance to local staff,
Making sure that the proper files are sent on time to the NY Finance Dept.
Supervising the proper filing of the accountancy (both chronological and financial per budget)
Sending comments/questions to Base about irregularities in their accountancy and making sure to get feedbacks
Responsible of internal and external audits.
As the mission is funded through numerous WFP grants, which ask for a monthly follow up of original accountabilities for reimbursement : implementation and follow up of a strict system that allows this to happen.
Follow up of reimbursements and financial issues with donors.

Activities (Cash/Bank flows)

Cash flow follow-up: Compilation of field and capital cash forecasts and sending cash request to NY; bank transfers; withdrawals; transfers to the field…
Managing bank accounts (USD and UGX): withdrawals and transfers preparation forms, statements collection, cheques deposit, continuous provisioning…
Signing and controlling the orders forms (quotations etc.) before writing the cheques,
Cash control with the Admin/Finance Assistant,
Checking bank reconciliation,
Implementing and following up the necessary procedures for a proper cash/bank management

Objective 3: FINANCE

Activities:

Budget proposals in coordination with the coordination team,
Monthly Cash projection and budget follow-up (BFU) shared information to the mission and the HQ
Financial reports to donors, including regular submission of receipts to selected donors
Monthly update of Expats/National staff funding plan,
Keeping the Country Director and NY informed about any expected or encountered problem
Ensuring proper use of budgets,
Checking the “structure” expenses and implementing rules if necessary,
Responsible for internal and external audit,
Making sure that any donor specific rules are respected (supplies rules, quotations, etc.),
Being available to give explanations about Budgets (Budget lines, Balance, Extension, etc.) to any Coordinator or Manager,

Objective 4: OTHER

Activities:

Capacity building of the Administration team,
Field support: field visits, transmission of relevant information on procedures, contracts, general financial info, etc…
Informing and Advising the Head of Region and Base Administrator having cash and safe responsibilities about basic rules to respect,
Being aware about costs of living and prices in Uganda,
Updating the International Staffs Per diem and living costs, in coordination with the Country Director and the Human Resources in NY, according to living costs,
Updating break allowance and break transport allowance, in coordination with the Country Director and the Human Resources in NY, according to updated prices,
Representation: attending meetings with donors when financially related,
Looking for any kind of practical administrative improvement

Qualifications:

Education / specific degree / special skills :

Administration/Economics or other related field,
Mature, organized, rigorous and able to deal with stress,
A previous experience in of minimum two years in HR and finance management especially in coordination is necessary,
Knowledge of Saga (if not, appropriate training should be organized with ACF before arrival in Uganda)
Good knowledge of Excel (pivot table etc.), Word and Saga or any relevant software/Outlook
Experience with ECHO/OFDA/UN agencies rules and guidelines appreciated,
Experience with legal issues appreciated and able to work in conflict areas,
Humanitarian experience appreciated,
Training skills appreciated,
Experience in Africa appreciated.

How to apply

Please apply online with a CV and Cover Letter at http://www.actionagainsthunger.org/get-involved/jobs

Reference Code: RW_8FGQN7-89

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

Job Title: Log-Admin, Head of Region
Location: Karamoja, Uganda

Closing Date: Thursday, 14 April 2011



Action Against Hunger-USA

International Humanitarian Organization

Closing date: 14 Apr 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

Job Vacancy for Lawyers- Legal Career Opportunity in Uganda at Centenary Bank

Job Title: Chief Manager, Legal Services
Reports: Company Secretary

Role: To provide, statutory and legal advice to the bank and render legal technical support to the line departments in accordance with the financial institutions regulatory frame work.

Key Result Areas:
1. Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of external advocates of the Bank in line with the set Service Level Agreements.
2. Coordinate and implement the annual training of the Bank's Operations Staff on legal issues in line with the Banks training calendar and identified legal training needs.
3. Plan and review divisional operating policies /procedures, monitor and report on compliance in line with the set standards.
4. Supervise execution contract documentation for legal transactions and provide legal advice on disputes arising there from in the Bank's best interest.
5. Conduct legal audits for monitoring branch compliance with credit security documentation standards and registration procedures
6. Liaise with government prosecutors to institute criminal proceeding were required and monitor progress for early resolution
7. Upon instruction represent the Bank in Courts of Law and other judicial or quasi-judicial fora in accordance with the law and Bank policy.
8. Manage the performance and development of staff in accordance with the HR guidelines and policies.


Job requirement

Suitable candidate for this post should have:
• An Honor's Degree in Law from a recognized University and a Diploma in Legal Practice
• Enrolled advocate with a valid practicing certificate
• Relevant post graduate or professional qualifications is added advantage

Required competences and experience:
• 5 years hands on experience at management level in a Financial Institution
• High degree of integrity and confidentiality
• Good communication and Interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage numerous deliverables in a timely and effective manner
• Excellent knowledge of Banking Practices


How to apply

Note: Interested staff who fully meet the above specifications are invited to apply by:

a. Downloading an Application form for employment from www.centenarybank.co.ug
b. Fill it and enclose an Application letter. Curriculum Vitae (CV), three referees and applicable Academic Documents,
c, Submit the application not later than 22nd April, 2011 at 5pm to:

General Manager Human Resources,
Centenary Bank
Plot 16 Namirembe Road
P. O. Box 1892 Kampala

Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Manager, Internal Audit jOb Vacancy in Uganda at Centenary Bank

Job Title: Manager, Internal Audit
Reports: General Manager Internal Audit (GMA)

Role: Plan, review and co-ordinate execution of Audit assignments in the Bank and identify emerging risks in line with the Audit manual, International Audit Standards, Bank policies and Business Plan.

Key Result Areas:
1. Plan and monitor Audit resource allocation and utilization in line with the Annual Audit Plan.
2. Prepare Board reports for review by Head of Division before submission to the Board in line with set standard
3. Review Audit plans and field work to ensure they are risk based and comply with internal Audit Manual and policies.
4. Supervise the review of monthly and quarterly Bank's returns to Bank of Uganda as per the Bank's policies and procedures
5. Manage staff performance, develop and train staff in line with the policy and audit training needs.
6. Supervise and monitor progress of audit assignments in line with set standards
7. Perform special investigations as may be requested in line with the Bank's policies and procedures


Job requirement

Required competences and experience:
• An Honor's Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics and other relevant courses from a recognized University
• ACCA/CPA or other professional accounting/auditing qualification
• Post graduate qualifications in banking or management are an added advantage

Required competences and experience:
• At least 5 years experience in the audit of financial institutions with at least 2 years at supervisory level
• Excellent analytical skills
• Very good communication and interpersonal skills
• High degree of integrity and confidentiality
• Ability to manage several deliverables in a timely and effective manner
• Very good knowledge of Banking Practices


How to apply

Note: Interested staff who fully meet the above specifications are invited to apply by:

a. Downloading an Application form for employment from www.centenarybank.co.ug
b. Fill it and enclose an Application letter. Curriculum Vitae (CV), three referees and applicable Academic Documents,
c, Submit the application not later than 22nd April, 2011 at 5pm to:

General Manager Human Resources,
Centenary Bank
Plot 16 Namirembe Road
P.O. Box 1892 Kampala

Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Centenary Bank jobs Vacancy in Uganda- Principal Internal Auditor

Job Title: Principal Internal Auditor
Reports: Chief Manager/Manager, Internal Audit

Role: Conduct departmental and branch audit assignments in accordance with the annual
Audit Plan and Audit manual. Train and develop supervisees

Key Result Areas:
1. Conduct risk based audits and prepare working papers in compliance with the Bank Audit manual
2. Review field work of subordinates on audit assignment and ensure quality audit work papers in compliance with the Bank Audit manual
3. Prepare draft audit reports for review by assignment Manager in line with the Bank Audit manual
4. Review monthly and quarterly Bank's returns to Bank of Uganda as per the Bank's policies and procedures
5. Perform special investigations as may be requested in line with the Bank's policies and procedures
6. Supervise staff on audit assignments and develop staff in line with policy and training needs.


Job requirement

Suitable candidate for this post should have:
• An Honors Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, or any other relevant field from a recognized University
• At least final stage of Professional Qualification such as, ACCA, CPA or relevant field is a must.


Required competences and experience:
• At least 3 years Auditing experience in a financial Institution
• Experience in External Audit of financial institutions is an added advantage
• Good communication and Interpersonal skills
• Analytical skills
• High degree of integrity and confidentiality
• Ability to manage several deliverables in a timely and effective manner
• Excellent knowledge of Banking Practices


How to apply

Note: Interested staff who fully meet the above specifications are invited to apply by:

a. Downloading an Application form for employment from www.centenarybank.co.ug
b. Fill it and enclose an Application letter. Curriculum Vitae (CV), three referees and applicable Academic Documents,
c, Submit the application not later than 22nd April, 2011 at 5pm to:

General Manager Human Resources,
Centenary Bank
Plot 16 Namirembe Road
P.O. Box 1892 Kampala

Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Centenary Bank Jobs Vacancy in Uganda- Career Opportunity

Job Title: Agricultural Value Chain Specialist
Reports: Manager Product Development
Role: Develop and implement a system for analysing Agricultural Value Chains processes to identify Agricultural finance business opportunities for the Bank as per the Divisional Work Plan.

Key Result Areas:
1. Develop and implement annual work plans for the Agricultural Value Chains unit in line with the divisional work plan.
2. Conduct agribusiness risk, profitability and competitiveness analysis of different commercial crops value chains in line with set targets.
3. Identify agricultural products that increase rural family farm incomes when sold on domestic, regional and/or international markets.
4. Develop suitable loan and deposit products that suit Agricultural Value Chain actors in line with the identified needs and Bank policies and procedures.
5. Assess how different crop value chain profitability and competitiveness can be enhanced in an environmentally sustainable way.
6. Review and recommend Agricultural Value Chain innovations that can be effectively supported by the Bank to increase rural family incomes and livelihoods in line with the Bank
policy and procedures
7. Liaise with stake holder to design financial product concepts and proposals for products targeted at micro and smallholder agricultural farmers and other actors in value chains.
8. Prepare and submit monthly reports on the products and services performance to
Management in line with Divisional work plan


Job requirement

Suitable candidate for this post should have:
• An Honour’s degree in Agribusiness management, Agriculture Economics, Agriculture and other relevant field from a recognized University.

Required competences and experience
• Minimum of 3 years work experience in developing financial and service products in reputable Commercial Bank
• Minimum 2 years experience working with one or more agriculture value chains in the field
• Demonstrated experience in research work
• Demonstrated experience in developing financial and service products
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Knowledge of financial sector and economic environment of the Bank " High degree of integrity and confidentiality
• Good communication and Interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage numerous deliverables in a timely and effective manner
• Excellent knowledge of Banking Practices


How to apply

Note: Interested staff who fully meet the above specifications are invited to apply by:

a. Downloading an Application form for employment from www.centenarybank.co.ug
b. Fill it and enclose an Application letter. Curriculum Vitae (CV), three referees and applicable Academic Documents,
c, Submit the application not later than 22nd April, 2011 at 5pm to:

General Manager Human Resources,
Centenary Bank
Plot 16 Namirembe Road
P.O. Box 1892 Kampala

Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Senior Estates Officer jOb Vacancy at Centenary Bank

Job Title: Senior Estates Officer
Reports to: Chief Manager Corporate Services
Role: Plan, coordinate and monitor all construction and renovation works, installation of Bank signage and civil works for all Bank premises in line with Bank standards.

Key Result Areas:
1. Plan, and supervise the physical set up for new branches/bank business premises in line with the Banks policies and procedures.
2. Coordinate construction and renovation works for the bank premises in line with contract specifications, Bank Branding policy and Asset Management policy.
3. Prepare all necessary contract documentation for renovation, construction and installation works inline with the Procurement Manual.
4. Plan, and coordinate space acquisition, space allocation in line with Bank policy.
5. Monitor and coordinate the installation of Bank signages in line with the Bank policy.
6. Manage the performance and development of subordinate staff in line with HR policies and procedures


Job requirement

Suitable candidate for this post should have:
• Bachelors of Science (BSC) in Civil Engineering
• Diploma in Project Planning and Management
• Computer proficiency is a must

Required competences and experience
• 3 years experience in a supervisory position
• Good communication and Interpersonal skills
• Analytical skills
• High degree of integrity and confidentiality
• Ability to manage several deliverables in a timely and effective manner


How to apply

Note: Interested staff who fully meet the above specifications are invited to apply by:

a. Downloading an Application form for employment from www.centenarybank.co.ug
b. Fill it and enclose an Application letter. Curriculum Vitae (CV), three referees and applicable Academic Documents,
c, Submit the application not later than 22nd April, 2011 at 5pm to:

General Manager Human Resources,
Centenary Bank
Plot 16 Namirembe Road
P.O. Box 1892 Kampala
Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Ministry of Water and Environment Jobs Vacancy

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts now available in the Water and Sanitation Development Facility Component (WSDF) of the Ministry of Water and Environment. The WSDF component has regional branches in South Western Uganda (Mbarara), Northern Uganda (Lira), Eastern Uganda (Mbale) and Central Uganda (Wakiso). Appointments will be on a two-year contract term subject to renewal upon satisfactory performance. Candidates may be posted to any of the Regional offices and will be required to frequently carry-out field trips in the area of coverage.

Project Background:
The Water and Sanitation Development Facility (WSDF) is a funding mechanism of the Ministry of Water and Environment for water and sanitation investments at community level. The activities implemented under the Water-and Sanitation Development Facility Programme include water supply infrastructure development (new investment, rehabilitation, and major extensions), a comprehensive software and sanitation promotion programme in small towns and rural growth centres.

1.0 MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST (01 Vacancy)
Reports to: Regional Branch Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
• To review, customize and ensure application of the Programme M&E indicators.
• Participate in preparation of Terms of Reference (ToRs) for technical consultants and contractors.
• Develop and coordinate all M&E schedules to be implemented by stakeholders handling the monitoring function.
• Conduct periodic Monitoring and Evaluation and develop M&E reports highlighting progress of implementation and recommending key areas requiring redress.
• Carryout any other duties assigned by the Regional Branch Manager.


Job requirement

Minimum Qualifications:
• Should have a Degree in Economics, Socio-Sciences, Statistics, Development Studies or related field from a recognized University.
• Possession of Post Graduate qualification in Project Monitoring and Evaluation/Project Planning and Management is a must.
Experience: At least five years experience in a related field. Experience in a water related field will be added advantage.


How to apply

Applications and Curriculum Vitae together with certified copies of academic and professional qualifications should be addressed to: The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, P. O. Box 20026, Kampala and should reach his office not later than 29th April 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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