3 Volunteer Opportunities in Uganda- based in Kampala

3 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

SPEEDY CAUSE SOLUTIONS
Speedy solutions is a growing social enterprise that links together corporate companies with charity organisation in a mutually beneficial relationship to promote social action and corporate social responsibility while making it both rewarding and exciting for those involved. SCS already has 3 clients it serves and is looking for hardworking, ambitious, and self directed individuals who can work as volunteers in the beginning and earn themselves a place in this enterprise.

Personal qualities
• Superior organizational and communication abilities
• Analytical capabilities
• Conceptual skills
• Conscientiousness/carefulness/preciseness
• Emotional stability
• Openness
• An extrovert
• Agreeableness/friendliness/sociability/good humor

Core competencies
• Customer service
• Achievement orientation
• Trustworthiness
• Interpersonal skills
• Oral communication
• Written communication
• Integrity
• Business astuteness
• Excellent use of Microsoft Office computer applications for various purposes

Key responsibilities
• Meet with executive directors and other top executives of our clients for both Not-For Profit and For-Profits.
• Development of sales and communication materials.
• Communicate with clients and deliver necessary materials.
• Perform duties as assigned to on a daily and weekly basis.
• Coordinate productions from suppliers and work within an established framework.
• Edit materials and make corrections.

Qualifications
• Business related bachelor’s degree and equivalents
• Experience in sales and marketing is an added advantage
• Experience in development work particularly reproductive health issues is also an advantage

Others
• Women are encouraged to apply.
• Those looking to build a great career, looking forward for a big success picture, and have a great desire to succeed are encouraged to apply.
• Having your own laptop is an added advantage as you will be required often times to work by proxy at your convenience. Mention the availability of a laptop in your application
• You should be living within or near Ntinda trading center since you will be a volunteer in the first few months.
• Those with good performance will become paid employees

Send your CV, application letter indicating how your skills match with the requirements of the position above and a motivational letter clearly showing the willingness and desire to work with SCS by email to:

scsuganda@yahoo.com

Deadline for the first recruitment is 16th May and the earlier you send it the better.

Surveyor Job Opportunity in Uganda at Kakira Sugar

Job Title: Surveyor
Job Ref: 2011.3.359
Age: 30 years and above
Reporting to the Outgrowers Manager, the successful ap¬plicant's duties will be:
• Supervise and measure all outgrowers' fields and, maintaining accurate record of areas of fields in the register/computer.
• Download farmers' field layout information from GPS to computer, maintain the records of Village/Parish/ sub County and zone wise using Auto Cad or any other application software.
• Re-survey old fields, therefore, updating areas of out growers' fields in case of any discrepancies.
• Measuring out growers' fields verifying planting area, extended sugarcane area, to avoid cultivation of sugarcane in wetlands and report to management any irregularities.
• Boundary opening of areas and cross checking the areas with land deeds.
• Performing any other duties as may be assigned to you by Out growers Manager/Management from time to time.


Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience:
•:* Graduate in Land Surveying with minimum experience
of 5 years in a similar job and capable on using GPS
equipment. Total Station, additional to the conventional
equipment. . . •
• Knowledge of computer operation especially in AutoCAD, Microsoft Works and any other application software.


How to apply

How to apply:
Applications with photostat copies of testimonials and curriculum vitae, indicating a daytime telephone number, contact addresses of two referees and quoting the job reference number on the upper left-hand comer of the envelope should be sent to:

Mr. Moses H. Thenge
Human Resources Manager
Kakira Sugar Limited
P. O, Box 121, JINJA- UGANDA. Tel: 0414-444000

Closing date is ten days from the date of this advertisement.

Supervisor Trainee (Agric. Workshop) Job Vacancy at Madvani

Job Title: Supervisor Trainee (Agric. Workshop)
JobRef: AG-M-AW-03
Age: 25 years and above

Reporting to the Workshop Superintendent, the successful applicants duties will be,
• Getting acquainted with workshop procedures.
• Learning how to allocate, repair and maintenance tasks to subordinate mechanics.
• Introduced lo routine repair and maintenance to company vehicles in accordance with assignment schedules.
• Enforcing safety, health and environment company policy procedures in the workforce.

Remuneration:
Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the
successful applicant for the above post.


Job requirement

Qualifications:
• A Diploma in Mechanical or Automobile Engineering or equivalent polytechnic certificate from recognised technical colleges/polytechnics


How to apply

How to apply:
Applications with photostat copies of testimonials and curriculum vitae, indicating a daytime telephone number, contact addresses of two referees and quoting the job reference number on the upper left-hand comer of the envelope should be sent to:

Mr. Moses H. Thenge
Human Resources Manager
Kakira Sugar Limited
P. O, Box 121, JINJA- UGANDA. Tel: 0414-444000

Closing date is ten days from the date of this advertisement.

Office Typist Job Opportunity in Gulu -Local Government

Applications are invited from suitable qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Gulu District Local Government and Gulu Municipal Council. Application forms PSC Form 3(2008) are obtainable from the following offices: Public Service Commission Kampala and all Secretaries District Service Commissions countrywide.

GULU DISTRICT COUNCIL
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION REF:N0.GDSC/HflM/009
Job Title : Office Typist
Salary Scale : U7
No of Vacancy : 3 (Three)
Age Limit : Below 50 years


• Duties and Responsibilities:
• Filing documents so that they are easily accessed when needed
• Typing all letter, documents and other information as instructed.
• Receiving visitors and redirecting them to
• officers they want to see. « Ensuring that the office is tidy.
• Keeping secrets of the office.
• Filing all documents received and copies of typed ones.


Job requirement

Person specification:
• 'O'level certificate plus a UNEB certificate in secretarial studies
• Must have typing skills and good Public relations.


How to apply

Filled forms in TRIPLICATE together with three recent passport size photographs of only those who meet the stipulated requirements below must reach the office of the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 2 Gulu, not later than three weeks from the date of this advert.
Serving officers MUST route their applications through their heads of departments who should observe closing date. Application must bear the post title applied for as well as the reference No. Only photocopies of academic certificates and NOT original must be attached TO the application.

Kakira Sugar Limited Job Opportunity- Maintenance Superintendent

Job Title: Maintenance Superintendent (Civil Section) - 01 post Job Ref: 2011.3,394/A & S-M-CM-02


Age: 30-45 years

Reporting to me Civil Engineer, the successful applicants duties will be:
• Maintaining the houses involving masonry, plumbing, carpentry, sanitation-section and construction of residential buildings and amenity buildings.
• Controlling a work force of 100 permanent employees and 100 casual workers.
• Preparing annual capital and operating budgets, programmes for major work items.
• Maintenance of roads, schools, canteen, guest houses and other amenities buildings
• Computer literate in MS Excel, MS Word and Projects.
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned to you by Projects Manager/Management from time to time.


Job requirement

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Civil Building and Civil Engineering
• Higher Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering.
• A minimum 8-10 years experience in related field.


How to apply

How to apply:
Applications with photostat copies of testimonials and curriculum vitae, indicating a daytime telephone number, contact addresses of two referees and quoting the job reference number on the upper left-hand comer of the envelope should be sent to:

Mr. Moses H. Thenge
Human Resources Manager
Kakira Sugar Limited
P. O, Box 121, JINJA- UGANDA. Tel: 0414-444000

Closing date is ten days from the date of this advertisement.

Gender Specialist Job Vacancy at World Vision

Job title: Gander Specialist
Reports to; Associate Director Advocacy
Duty Station: National Office
Location: Kampala

Purpose of position:
To provide guidance to World Vision Uganda in mainstreaming of gender and development in national and programme/ protect level planning 4 operations in line with World Vision partnership and World Vision Uganda strategic direction and policies.
Key result Areas:
• Develop and roll-out gender sensitive strategies, guidelines and product models that direct gender mainstreaming in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of World Vision policies and programs.
• Review and update World Vision Uganda National Gender Policy and facilitate wider dissemination and understanding among all stakeholders.
• Build the capacity of staff and partners in gender analysis skills and gender programming tools.
• Establish knowledge gaps and coordinate gender related research for program effectiveness and generate evidences for pro- children's rights advocacy.
• Nurture and strengthen strategic partnerships, networks and coalitions with civil society organizations and private sector to influence for gender responsive policies and laws.
• Guide processes of identifying gender-based advocacy issues and facilitate e policy advocacy engagements at local and international levels for the implementation of gender sensitive policies and laws.
• Initiate and coordinate resource mobilization, acquisition and budgeting through proposal writing and maintaining a high World Vision Uganda profile.
• Coordinate processes of documentation and regular sharing of advocacy best practices for teaming and policy influence at local and international levels.


Job requirement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
• Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Gender and Development, Law or its equivalent. Post Graduate qualification in Gender and Development is an added advantage , *
• A minimum of five year's experience in gender policy influencing work and lobbying and networking with local and international agencies, ministry level partners, faith-based organizations and local community based organizations.
• Awareness arid an excellent understanding of current gender issues, Human rights and advocacy training.
• Proven interest in understanding of and commitment to gender equity and equality, social justice and development.
• Must be computer literate.
• Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout Uganda.


How to apply

How to apply:
• Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit that applications together with an updated CV and copies of academic transcripts (only] with at least three suitable referees with their telephone contact to, wvujobs@wvi.org (Please indicate in the email subject box the position you are applying for)
H.B: Please note that only online applications should be sent. Deadline for receiving the applications is: Monday, May 2nd, 2011

World Vision Jobs- Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DME) Office

World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief. Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 27 districts of Uganda. World Vision Is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children All employment conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where. "Our Vision for every child. Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so." World Vision Uganda IS SEEKING to hire qualified persons to fill the following positions.


Job Title: Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DME) Office
Reports to; Program Manager
Location: Field Offices

Purpose of position:
To provide technical guidance to the cluster team on programmed project planning, development, monitoring and evaluation in tine with WV policies and standards

Key Result Areas:
• Build the capacity of cluster and Area Development Programme (ADP) staff in designs. Transformational Development Indicators (TOI) measurements, baselines, monitoring, and evaluations.
• Plan for and provide technical support to programmes/protect In assessments, designing, annual planning and evaluations.
• Facilitate pre-assessments and micro assessments for proposed assessment projects in the cluster
• Review programmes/ projects designs, annual operational plans and proposals to ensure quality and compliance with WV and donor standards.
• Provide DME progress and performance reports to the duster team for effective decision making.
• Disseminate World vision Uganda DME guidelines, tools and standout regional and ADP staff
• Develop and administer performance monitoring tools to track programme indicators in line with the program implementation plan.
• Provide technical support to the cluster staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on program performance monitoring and evaluation according to program implementation plan, World Vision evaluation strategy and donor requirements.
• Conduct pre-operational audits of programmes/projects quality in cluster.


Job requirement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• University degree in a development discipline or related field. A Masters Degree is an advantage.
• Minimum of two years relevant field experience in development, monitoring and evaluation of community-based projects.
• Ability to communicate information effectively
• Critical Slinking and analysis


How to apply

How to apply:
• Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit that applications together with an updated CV and copies of academic transcripts (only] with at least three suitable referees with their telephone contact to, wvujobs@wvi.org (Please indicate in the email subject box the position you are applying for)
H.B: Please note that only online applications should be sent. Deadline for receiving the applications is: Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Secretary Job opportunity at Madvani based in Kampala

Job Title: Secretary (Kampala) 01 post

A major Industrial Group in East Africa with interests in Agriculture, Industry, Consumer Products, Tourism, Services and Trading - with major growth and diversification plans - requires the following:

• Age: 25 years and above
^ The successful applicant's duties will be:
• Undertaking all confidential typing, filing and photocopying and ensure that such documents are not availed to unauthorized I persons.
Ensuring security of all documents in the
office.
Carrying out all other administrative tasks. and ensuring that visitors, clients and office staff are attended to on time.


Job requirement

Qualifications & Experience:
Successful applicants, must be holders of:
A Bachelors Degree in Secretarial studies.
Proficient in computer skill with good communication and interpersonal skills.

Three years with experience of running a busy office.
Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant for the above posts and the Group offers excellent terms and conditions of service.


How to apply

How to apply:
Applying by e-mail giving full details of age qualifications, experience and remuneration drawn and expected, as well as names of three references within 10 days to: ghrm@madhvani. org or by post:

Human Resources Department
P. O Box 6361
KAMPALA

Projects Officer (Projects Div. Kampala) Job Opportunity in Uganda

A major Industrial Group in East Africa with interests in Agriculture, Industry, Consumer Products, Tourism, Services and Trading - with major growth and diversification plans - requires the following:

Job Title: Projects Officer (Projects Div. Kampala) -01 post

Age: 30 years and above
The successful applicant's duties will be:
• Responsible for evaluating investment opportunities.
• Formulating specific project plans.
• Arranging financing from both local and international sources and monitoring project implementation
• Preparation of project reports in coordination with operating divisions and concerned Government Agencies
• Providing support for project financing and security documentation.
• Project implementation monitoring and Co-ordination,
• Procurement and cost control,
• Progress reporting to financial institutions/ Government agencies as well as Group Management.


Job requirement

Qualification* and Experience:
• Applicants should have Graduate qualifications in either Engineering or Financial Management, with at least 5 years experience in project related work in industry or in a financial intuition or in a consultancy firm with hands on exposure to project studies and implementation.
• Proficient in computer skills, articulate communication and analytical abilities are pre-requisite for this position.


How to apply

How to apply:
Applying by e-mail giving full details of age qualifications, experience and remuneration drawn and expected, as well as names of three references within 10 days to: ghrm@madhvani. org or by post:

Human Resources Department
P. O Box 6361
KAMPALA

Ministry of Health Jobs Opportunity- Reproductive Health Advisor

The Government of The Republic of Uganda has secured fi nancing from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the Uganda Health Systems Strengthening Project (UHSSP). The Government wishes to engage a Reproductive Health Advisor under the Project. These Terms of Reference (TOR) are intended for the individuals who shall be engaged for this exercise.
Preferred Skills:

2.0 Project Description
The project objective is to deliver the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP), with a focus on maternal health, newborn care and family planning through improving: human resources for health; physical health infrastructure; and management, leadership and accountability for health service delivery.

The project is composed of the following components:
1. Improvement of maternal health, newborn care and family planning services
2. Strengthening Human Resources development and Management;
3. Enhancement of physical functionality of health infrastructure;
4. Strengthen Leadership and Management Systems

The Project implementation is through the existing Institutional arrangements of Government whereby the respective departments of the Ministry are responsible for the day to day operations and management of the activities of the project. Additional Project Staff shall be recruited on a case-by-case basis to beef up areas of need.

The Ministry of Health therefore, requires the services of a TA to provide hands-on technical support as way of building capacity to run the project as well as monitor progress made on attainment of MDG5 and MDG 4 through implementation of the project. The TA will also help to get work done within the limited time available to carry out the initial preparatory activities and therefore get the project running. The TA will also support the timely procurement of relevant Reproductive Health equipment, medicines, and related health supplies including Family Planning equipment and supplies.

3.0 Reproductive Health Advisor

3.1 Objectives of the Assignment
The objective of the assignment is to provide support to the Ministry of Health in getting the implementation of the RH component of the Health Systems Strengthening Project running, under guidance of the Assistant Commissioner RH.

3.2 Reporting
The Reproductive Health Technical Advisor shall report to Assistant Commissioner (Reproductive Health).

3.3 Responsibilities and tasks:
In accordance with the Project objectives, the Technical assistant shall;
• Coordinate development and execution of projectrelated work-plans;
• Prepare periodic project-related reports; this will require that appropriate forms are used. Where lacking will coordinate designing of forms e.g. for quarterly reports to be used at the health facility, district and national levels.
• Supervise other implementers of the RH component of the project
• Coordinate RH studies including baseline: this
will include: developing tools for the baseline
to be conducted on RH as part of the project
implementation.
• Liaise with PDU and National Medical stores on
procurement of Family Planning, Maternal and
Newborn health care medicines, equipment and
related supplies.
• Develop the Monitoring and Evaluation framework for
the RH component.
• Provide technical inputs into the coordination processes especially between the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders focusing on the RH component of the project.

3.4. Qualifi cations and competences
• The applicants must be Ugandan Nationals with a basic university degree in Human Medicine and a Masters Degree in Public Health or Obstetrics/ Gynaecology or population studies/Demography from
a recognized University / Institution.

• Additional qualifi cation in the area of information management is an added advantage.

• Should have at least 5 year’s minimum experience on programs/ project management in Reproductive
Health.

• The applicant must have at least 5 year’s minimum experience in Implementation of a program covering Reproductive Health.

• Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects related to Reproductive Health will be an added
advantage.

3.5 Deliverables
• An inception report on the Technical Advisor’s understanding of the above task, including a costed plan with timeline, for carrying out the aboveassignment.
• Tools for the baseline assessment on RH.
• Periodic procurement reports on RH medicines, equipment and related supplies.
• Monitoring and Evaluation framework for the eproductive Health component established.
• Formats for quarterly reports for the health facility,
district and national levels developed and in use.
• Quarterly reports on the RH component of the project repared.• Technical inputs into the coordination processes especially between the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders.

3.6 Duration of assignment
The Technical Advisor will be recruited for a period of 24 months with the option for renewal subject to satisfactory erformance.

3.0 Submission of Applications.
Applications accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certifi cates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health,
Plot 6/7 Lourdel Road,
P. O. Box 7272
KAMPALA
The Applications should be delivered not later than 5th
May 2011 to:
Procurement and Disposal Unit,
Ministry of Health,
Room C107,
Plot 6/7 Lourdel Road,
KAMPALA

4.0 Procurement Schedule
The procurement schedule is (subject to minor changes) as follows:

Publish Bid Notice 14th April 2011

Bid Closing 5th May 2011

Short listing Process and approvals 18th May 2011

Interviews 27th May 2011

Dr. Lukwago Asuman

For PERMANENT SECRETARY

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