Program Management Specialist/Agribusiness Job at US Embassy

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates

Job Title: Program Management Specialist/Agribusiness

OPENING DATE: May 16, 2011

CLOSING DATE: May 27, 2011

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

POSITION GRADE FSN-10 (Ugshs.54,522,809 to 78,523,720 p.a. inclusive of allowances).


USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Specialist/Agribusiness.


To manage agribusiness development activities within the USAID Uganda Economic Growth portfolio.


NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

Education Required: A Bachelors degree in Agriculture and a Masters degree in Agricultural economics, Agribusiness Management or any other related field are required.
Work Experience: A minimum of five years experience in program management related to agriculture and/or rural development activities, with a focus on supporting farmers and/or firms to access agricultural inputs and outputs markets; access advisory and business development services; increase production and marketing efficiencies; and enhance product competitiveness. Prior work with donor-funded projects is of added advantage.
Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
Knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge of program management issues, including design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Thorough knowledge of issues affecting the development of agricultural value chain segments such as production, post-harvest handling, processing, and marketing. Demonstrated knowledge of Uganda’s economic, political, social, and cultural characteristics, in particular as they relate to agriculture and economic growth. A good understanding of the special circumstances for women and youth in agriculture is of added advantage.
Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated experience and ability to work in teams, clear concise writing skills including logical analytical and clear presentation skills, and ability to meet tight deadlines. Proven ability to work collaboratively with a range of counterparts at all levels including those from government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, other donors, and other USAID Missions. Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft, and spreadsheets is required. Must be self-directed with demonstrated ability to perform with minimal supervision.


Applications should include the following documentation

A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
Copies of Academic Transcripts;
Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.


1. By mail:

Human Resources Office

Plot 1577 Ggaba Road

P. O. Box 7007, Kampala

Telephone: 0414-259-791/5

2. By Fax:

0414-341-863 - ATTENTION: HR

3. Or by e-mail:


IP Support Engineer Job Opporuntiy In Uganda

Job Title: IP Support Engineer
Company: Alcatel - Lucent -

Vacancy: IP Support Engineer
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Our client Alcatel - Lucent is one of the world's largest innovative powerhouse in the communication industry with a strong focus on complete solutions. Alcatel - Lucent wishes to recruit a suitable candidate to support its operations in the region.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Extend 2nd level support to NOC for Network and corporate enterprise related issues.
Maintain reliability and availability of network resources.
Escalate and interface with Alcatel and Huawei back office for equipments related issues (Bugs, Critical service effecting problems & RMA)
Oversee equipment releases maintenance and upgrades.
Troubleshoot high level technical problems in network.
Keep network equipment's configurations uniform and standard by routine auditing.
Provide technical guidance documentations for network troubleshooting/configuration details to NOC.
Oversee network QoS and TE configuration and monitoring.
Analyse Network Changes Requested by Client Departments and analyse required changes.
Document network changes and hand over the documentation to the concerned parties.
Place Work Orders for Network Changes Plan/ Weaknesses Found During Audit.
Place Work Orders for Traffic Shifting/ Migration.
Provide Utilization Reports According to Preset Criteria.
Designing solutions for new requirements/ provide support in new project documentation.

Necessary Qualifications:

Strong IP skills, Routing protocols and MPLS
Proficient in operating Huawei Mobile Packet Core
Proficient in operating Juniper, Cisco, Huawei Router, Switches, Firewalls, BRAS.
Proficient in Solaris, HP Unix and Linus Systems Administration.

Desirable skills

Certifications like CCNP, CCIP, JNCIS and JNCIP

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers to;

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "IP Support Engineer")

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online

Deadline: 2011-05-31

Alcatel - Lucent Job Opportunity in Uganda for I.N Engineer

Job Title: I.N Engineer
Company: Alcatel - Lucent -

Vacancy: I.N Engineer
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Our client Alcatel - Lucent is one of the world's largest innovative powerhouse in the communication industry with a strong focus on complete solutions. Alcatel - Lucent wishes to recruit a suitable candidate to support its operations in the region.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform first and second line maintenance on the IN platforms.
Plan, Coordinate and stabilize the SRP,VPN and prepaid services on the OSP platform.
Organize the first line preventive maintenance, ensuring minimal downtime and customer impact, minimal handling time of customer complaints.
Provide expert knowledge to solve complex problems.
Follow-up and coordinate any escalated problems associated with the network.
Lead and prepare daily operational planning, including technical coaching of operations implementers.
Participate in 24/7 on call service.
Explore the functionality and features of the equipment and the network management applications, in order to continuously improve network supervision.
Analyze maintenance results, perform root cause analysis and implement improvements procedures to resolve equipment or quality problems more efficiently.
Systematic analysis of network performances for anomalies detection.
Assure the definition and implementation of key tools, systems and processes for the management and monitoring of the IN platform and services.
Prepare daily reports on performance and technical key performance indicators.

Necessary Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Electrical or Telecoms Engineering or other related disciplines.
Working experience with GSM/3G cellular operator/ vendors.
Atleast 2 years experience in an MSC environment.
Proficient in operating Alcatel IN platform (OSP 2.3 OSP 2.4 and higher series)
Strong IP skills, Routing Protocols and MPLS.
Proficient in telecom charging and billing platforms
Proficient in Solaris, HP Unix and Linux Systems Administration

Desirable Skills:

Certifications like CCNP, CCIP, JNCIS and JNCIP.

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers to;

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "I.N Engineer")

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online

deadline: 2011-05-31

Various Jobs for Medical Representatives in Uganda

Job Title: Medical Representatives

A leading pharmaceutical company in Uganda with a 12 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical distribution industry is offering an exciting opportunity to science graduates interested in medical sales and marketing.

The successful candidates will be responsible for growing the Company’s sales and market share through scientific and ethical product activities.

Preferred Skills: Key responsibilities:
Detail assigned company products to various medical professionals
Follow up sales leads in pharmacies, clinics and hospitals in Kampala and Upcountry towns.
Organize planned medical events for various medical professionals.
Manage the sales process to ensure customer satisfaction

Education and other requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Laboratory Technology, Laboratory Science and Nursing from a reputable university.
Excellent communication , presentation and negotiation skills High integrity
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
Ability to work under minimal supervision

At least six months’ experience in a sales related job.

Interested persons should send their detailed CV and copies of their certificates to the following address by May 27:
Human Resource Manager
P.O. Box 34458

Finance and Admin Manager Job in Uganda at Pathfinder

Job Title: finance and Admin Manager

Reports to: Country Representative

'Location: Kampala Office
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Job Summary;
The Finance and Administrative Manager will be overall in charge of the financial and administrative functions of the Uganda Country Office. S/He will provide technical and management oversight for budget development and budget compliance, procurement, grant management, financial reporting and ensuring compliance to Pathfinder International and donor requirements and will be responsible for audit preparations.
Specific Responsibilities;
1. Participate fully in the preparation of annual Country Office budgets and budgets for individual projects
2. Monitoring the budget performance on a regular basis for all funding sources, projects and individual budget lines and briefing the Country Representative and other relevant project staff as required via oral or written memoranda
3. Consolidate and interpret all financial data coming into the country office to ensure that accurate and timely financial information is presented to management and project staff for decision making
4. Responsible for ensuring the complete documentation of all Pathfinder International -Uganda financial transactions
5. Responsible for overseeing and ensuring that all country office financial transactions are in compliance with Pathfinder International financial systems , donor requirements and the laws of Uganda
6. Assessment of the financial capacities of potential grantees and provision of technical assistance on a regular schedule to the grantees as may be required
7. Overseeing the preparation of the monthly MOR and it's submission to PI HO
8. Organizing for annual external audits for the' Country Office and for grantees as required.
9. Participate in the recruitment of other finance and administrative staff of Pathfinder International - Uganda and overall supervision of all finance and administrative staff, ensuring timely performance appraisals.
10. Review all requests for payments, project and travel advances and all submitted accountabilities and advise the CR on their acceptability in line with project budgets and Pathfinder International financial management guidelines.
11. Oversee the management of an assets inventory for the country office
12. Oversee the management of all procurement processes in the country office to ensure compliance to Pathfinder International and donor requirements.
13. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Country Representative

The Finance and Administrative Manager will be directly supervised by the Country Representative and will be technically supported by the Pathfinder International Auditor as well as the Financial Controller at HO. S/He will work in close collaboration with project managers and program staff and will be responsible for maintaining close and cordial relationship between the Country office and the HO Finance and Administrative staffs. The FAM will be responsible for maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of Pathfinder International) financial records and ensuring confidentiality of the Country Office budget.

Job requirement

Required Qualifications and working experience:
At least a Bachelor of Commerce or Accounting degree with a recognized University, with a minimum of 5 years working experience with progressive levels of responsibility. Advance post -graduate training in accounting and/or management, citified member of the accounting association (ACCA, CPA or CPAU); experience in grants management and experience in working with different donor programs. Work experience in a multi donor program as well as past work experience in managing USAID funded programs would be a strong added advantage. S/He should have a clean past record of integrity.

How to apply

The application should be submitted to: Pathfinder International offices on plot 15, house no.4 Kitante close, Or sent by email to Not later than May 31st 2011. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited Jobs Vacancies- Personal Banking Career

Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited

Exciting career opportunity in personal and business banking
Stanbic is seeking to recruit a dynamic and inspired individual to fill the following vacancy in Personal Banking.

Job Title: Manager, Country Service (SBG 12)

main purpose of the Job

This is a support function role to Personal Banking, Business Banking and Wealth, which includes a direct line responsibility with respect to the Customer Care Centre (General and Credit Card).
Key purpose is to "energise, motivate and convince all PBB employees of the need for excellent customer service as defined in the Service Standards".
The other purposes of the job include: To define, implement and support service strategies aligned to PBB objectives and local market expectations. To translate the strategic plan into appropriate service initiatives for the bank, while managing risk/cost elements. Establish, monitor and track query and problem resolution, routine aspects of new business and account maintenance, efficiency of communication channels, relationship maintenance, and levels of authority, cost control (budget) as well as management of the service support team. Maintain a high level of integrity and ethical standards.
Key responsibilities
• Resolve Customer complaints queries within laid-down time frames to the satisfaction of the customer.
• Reduce numbers of recurring queries of similar nature due to effective root cause analyses and the auctioning thereof in terms of standards.
• Anticipate and deliver customer needs through provision of appropriate products and services via the most suitable channel.
• Migrate customers to appropriate or cost-effective channels periodically
• Drive efficient, customer-orientated switchboard and telephone procedures.
• Develop/implement/improve efficient complaint resolution processes.
• Drive the awareness, usage and application of complaints resolution processes.
• Increase logging of complaints/quality of information/resolution and turnaround time with in branches and suites.
• Initiate root cause analysis of complaints and take corrective actions.
• Enhance application of Service Standards and "best practice".
• Increase understanding and utilisation of MIS (complaints and service).
• Facilitate implementation of service training curriculums and Ether enablement tools such as easy aides/guides etc.
• Portray Service Standards in induction, staff policies, training, reward and recognition, KRAs etc
• Take appropriate disciplinary action for non-compliance to service standards
• • Implement appropriate service measurements.
• Analyze, interpret and action complaints reports at country level.
• Meet the information needs of EXCO and BU management by preparing reports, analyzing and interpreting the resulting making recommendations where appropriate.
• Promote the usage of service MIS for improvement purposes.

Key Performance Measures
• Comprehensive and efficient Country query and complaint .resolution and escalation process.
• Customer queuing times within limits as a result of efficient service (Teller transactions and Speeds).
• Turn-around times for customer problem resolution, account maintenance, ATM cards issuing etc. in terms of standards.
• Satisfied and well-informed customers as measured by Customer Evaluation of Bank Service (CEBS)
• and Customer Satisfaction Survey (CUSSATS) ratings.

Job requirement

Knowledge, Experience and Personal Competencies
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of local target
• market profiles.
• Thorough knowledge of the products and services applicable to the local market/s.
• Knowledge of Managing Local Market Service principles.
• Sound knowledge of bank's laid-down policies and procedures relating to all areas under control.
• Knowledge and understanding of the area sales and service strategies.
• 3 years experience in any service delivery field.
• People management experience.
Personal competencies
• Good verbal communication skills particularly ability to convey factual information clearly.
• Ability to listen and probe effectively to determine customers' real needs.

• Resilient and assertive - able to retain optimism despite setbacks and not take criticism personally.
• Methodical, accurate, pays attention to detail.
• Results-orientated, adheres to turn-around times/ deadlines.
• Customer service-orientated, diplomatic, tolerant and helpful to others.
• Able to maintain relationships even when communicating disagreeable information to customers.
• Team player - approachable, ability to share with others.
• Self-motivated and energetic.

How to apply

If you believe you have the required qualifications and experience, please send your application and detailed CV including present position, names and copies of professional/academic certificates and daytime telephone contact to:
Head of Human Resources
6th Floor, Crested Towers, Short Tower.
Stanblc Bank Uganda Limited
P.O. Box 7131, Kampala or
Send by email to
Please note:
Closing Date: 19 May 2011 Submit the following only;
1. A cover letter and CV not exceeding four pages
2. University transcript, A and 0 Level Certificates
Your attachments should not exceed 2MB Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Pathfinder International Uganda (PI U), Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Reports to: Country Representative
Location: Kampala Office

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Pathfinder International Uganda (PI U), a global leader in reproductive health, is rapidly expanding its programmatic scope and geographic coverage in Uganda. PIU is presently implementing various projects on Integration of Family planning into HIV/ AIDS services (PMTCT and ART), RH/AYSRH, Gender Norms and Contraceptive Use in Northern, North Eastern and Western districts of Uganda. PIU seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager who will be based in the PIU Kampala Office.

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager is primarily responsible for overseeing, managing and implementing the performance based monitoring and evaluation system of PIU projects and to support the coordination and reporting of monitoring data with partners and donors. S/he will take overall responsibility for performance based monitoring and project evaluation activities, data quality and timely reporting.

• Conceptualize, develop and implement monitoring and evaluation plans, including identifying appropriate indicators, and data collection systems for PIU projects to collect and report on data to measure performance and achievement of project objectives, ensuring that they are fully integrated into projects activity work plans and implemented accordingly.
• Leads the process of creations and adaption of monitoring tools and forms, including training materials to accompany them, for easy collection of project data.
• Create and adapt other data collection tools, as appropriate, including survey questionnaires, key informant interview guides, facility assessment instruments, as well as relevant training materials for their use.
• Provide technical advice to local implementing partners in developing and utilizing a performance based system for data collection, monitoring and measuring of progress against projects key indicators and objectives.
• Ensures projects data are collected on a routine basis and project databases updated systematically and routinely.

• In collaboration with the Project team, identify and document the achievements and accomplishments of the project indicators against set performance targets.
• Participate in project midterm and final evaluations,
• Routinely maintains systematic user friendly, transparent data base system of the Key Indicator Table (KIT) for different PIU projects in close collaboration with PI headquarter Research and Metrics Team.
• Perform validation analysis and verifies data consistency for all PIU projects.
• Carries out performance-based monitoring activities and ensures timely compilation of quarterly and annual progress reports. Develops or adapts and disseminates guidelines, policies and standard procedures for monitoring and evaluation activities.
• Oversees implementation of project research or evaluation studies/surveys. This may include: o collaborating on or developing the protocol, o drafting instruments, o writing terms of reference for consulting firms, reviewing proposals from potential consultants, overseeing quality of work, o conducting analyses and writing reports, and o critically reviewing consultant reports and other deliverables.
• Provides supportive supervision to PIU monitoring and equation staff.
• Interact with headquarters staff, both the Country Management team and the Research and Metrics Unit, to conduct all of the above and is responsive to requests for information.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job requirement

Required qualifications and work experiences:
• An advanced degree in demography, statistics, social sciences, health information management or related field.
• Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience successfully designing, implementing and overseeing monitoring and evaluation tasks for health and/or development projects.
• Proven technical skills in monitoring and evaluation, including at least four of the following:
• design and implementation of program monitoring systems;
• design and implementation of evaluation and/ or research protocols;
• development and field-testing of data collection instruments for M&E indicators;
• data collection planning and implementation (routine or survey);
• timely data analysis, synthesis, and communication of results
• Familiarity with international indicators and standard measurement tools in the areas of reproductive health/family planning, maternal and neonatal health, HIV/AIDS and other relevant technical areas.
• Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Competency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ACCESS, and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO. STATA, SAS or similar)
• Experience in use of data to inform decision-making, planning, and performance monitoring.
• Demonstrated^ ability to work with various constituencies including Pathfinder headquarters, donors, and local partners.
• Excellent oral and /written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate technical material to both expert and lay audiences.
• Ability to travel up to 25 % within Uganda.

How to apply

The application should be submitted to: Pathfinder International offices on plot 15, house no.4 Kitante close, Or sent by email to Not later than May 3151 2011. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

District SAGE Liaison Officer Job opportunity in Uganda

The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD), with support from the UK Department for International Development and Irish Aid, is implementing the Expanding Social Protection Programme (ESPP) in Uganda.

The ESP is a five year programme which is coordinated by the Social Protection Secretariat within the MGLSD and includes a pilot cash transfer scheme, the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) Programme. SAGE will provide regular cash transfers to vulnerable families living in chronic poverty. SAGE will work initially in fourteen districts, reaching 15% of households in target districts, with the aim of subsequent national scale-up.
Maxwell Stamp PLC has been providing technical support to MGLSD to implement the ESPP. Maxwell Stamp PLC is now seeking to fill five key positions in the Social Protection Programme at district level;

Job Title: District SAGE Liaison Officer (Karamoja region) -1 position

The successful candidate will serve as the principal liaison between SAGE and District Local Governments to support the implementation of SAGE cash transfer scheme in Karamoja region. Post holder will liaise with the Operations Manager to ensure establishment of SAGE district offices, ensure proper coordination and delivery of services and enhance linkage/partnership with other development partners in the region. Regular and extensive travel throughout the region will therefore be required.

Job requirement

• A graduate qualification with at least 7 years relevant work experience
• Prior experience working in partnership with local government
• A self-starter with experience of managing people
• Experience in cash transfer programming or large-scale humanitarian operations desirable

How to apply

All interested persons with relevant qualifications and experience should send their CV and applications along with 3 work related referees by email to: by 27th May 2011.
Please mark clearly in the subject area the position and district you are applying for.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Job at Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)- Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant
No. Position: One
Location: UWA headquarters Kampala
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary Scale: UWA 05
Duration: 4 years (Renewable according to performance)
Age Limit: not above 45 years
Main purpose of the Job:
The Executive Assistant plays a key role in running the Executive Director's office by carrying out various executive and administrative responsibilities. The responsibilities require the person to deal and Coordinate with a wide range of stakeholders both internal and external.
Management of heavy domestic and international travel meetings, conference calls, schedules, & maintenance of ED's calendar. Working with the Office of the Chairman of the Board, assist in the scheduling of Board meetings, handling logistics of Board meetings, sending materials for review prior to the meetings, and as required answering general queries from Board Members. Assists in the generation of meeting preparation (line Ministry officials,.the Board members, Customers and Partners).
Key responsibilities:
• Organizes and manages the day-to-day running of the Executive Director's affairs to ensure the provision of high-quality support.
• Act as a liaison with the external stakeholder's e.g. Line Ministry officials. Board members, donors etc.
• Resolve conflicting demands upon the Executive Director's time from reporting staff, and representatives of internal and external stakeholders.
• Manages the schedules to enhance effective time management and coordinates activities, prioritizes appointments and reschedules where necessary.
• Manages, prioritizes screens and monitors the Executive Director's correspondence, including calls, emails, post, and fax to ensure they are dealt with appropriately.
• Collects and researches information on assigned matters, summarizes documentation for Executive Director's attention. Produces reports and statistical analysis as per the request of the Executive Director.
• Ensures that documentation is correctly filed, maintains an efficient filing system. Ensures that relevant information is gathered and prepared to brief the Executive Director for meetings, trips, and events.
• Provide timely, effective diary management by prioritizing and organizing meetings with internal and external stakeholders in consultation with the Executive Director. Reviews and records all incoming correspondences and emails, including allocating, redirecting to appropriate officers for action and following up on the preparation ol responses,
• Ensures all outgoing correspondences, reports, submissions and briefings submitted to the Executive Director conform to the organization's presentation, style, format and content protocols.
• Coordinate domestic and overseas conference travel and accommodation arrangements, ensuring compliance with the organization's policy and practice.
• Organize meetings, workshops, seminars and related functions. Prepares all Power Point presentations for the Executive Director.
• Performs any other official duty as may be assigned by management from time to time.

Job requirement

Academic qualifications and experience:
A good bachelor's degree in Business Administration or an equivalent, with at least 05 years working experience in a similar appointment in a busy public or private organisation. Training in corporate governance is an added advantage.

Other competences
• Excellent written and verbal Communication and interpersonal skills are prerequisites.
• The position requires a disciplined person with a flexible approach towards the assigned work
• The person must be a customer focused individual who possesses excellent multitasking abilities.
• The person must be a team player and should ensure that the spirit of team work never subsides while fulfilling their responsibilities.
• Professionalism, integrity and honesty are key features to this job. ,
• The person will be required to work within time constraints and often under pressure.
Additional information:
• UWA being a Paramilitary organisation the Successful candidate must be willing to undergo paramilitary training when called upon.

How to apply

How to apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this challenging positions please submit your application together with a detailud curriculum vitae giving full career details, day-time telephone number, names and addresses of 3 (three) competent referees as well as copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to the address below before Tuesday 31 /OS/2011 at 5.00 pm.

The Executive Director Uganda Wildlife Authority Plot7XiiraRoad,Kamwokya P.O. Box 3530 Kampala.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
UWA is an equal opportunity employer, any form of influence . peddling or lobbing will lead to automatic disqualification. Conserving Generations

Jobs at DENIVA Uganda



DENIVA is a National Network of Non-Governmental and Community Based Organizations (NGO's/CBO's) providing a platform tor collective action and voice to voluntary local non government organizations to strongly advocate for the creation ot more opportunities for people and NGO participation in the development of Uganda. Founded in 1988 DENIVA provides its members and other CSO's with a platform and support to pursue policy advocacy and related issues in a collective manner with the main goal of poverty reduction, good governance and empowerment of the marginalized. The over 800 strong membership comprises of local, district, regional, national NGOs, CBOs and FBOs operating in different parts of the country and pursuing a wide range of developmental interests.

This is a newly created position that requires a committed, versatile and innovative team player
• Reporting to the Executive Director
• Head of Finance Department
• Manage and maintain high quality accounting records and systems
• Produce timely financial reports to Member organizations,
• Donors and the Board of Directors
• Produce regular, timely and periodic financial reports to management and staff
• Ensure compliance to DENIVA's internal policies/guidelines
• Ensure adherence to statutory regulations
• In coordination with the Administration and Programme departments, produce annual organizational and departmental budgets
• Put in place internal controls and ensure adherence thereafter
• Ensure periodic spot checks and internal audits
• Maintain and manage the Assets Register
• Supervise and build capacity of Accounting staff
• Coordinate both external and internal audits
• Provide financial and accountability guidelines to the membership and secretariat
• Organize trainings of member organizations in financial management
• Any other duties as specified by the supervisor

Job requirement

• B Com or BBA (Accounting option) or equivalent
• Full Professional Accounting qualifications i.e. ACCA, CPA or equivalent
• Should be conversant with at least two Accounting packages and should have ability to learn and adapt to the PEARL Accounting package.
• At least Five years in financial management position preferably with an NGO /CSO
• Should have extensive knowledge of Donor Reporting requirements and management of donor funds
• Knowledge of international accounting standards and practices. Should be able to articulate and explain them
• Must be a goal oriented and self driven individual who thrives on taking on responsibility and achieving results both independently and as part of a team
• Excellent reporting, communication and presentation skills. Knowledge of the relevant computer packages shall be an advantage
• Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision yet ensuring accuracy of high quality of output conforming to internal and external deadlines.
• Proven management and leadership skills with ability to lead and ensure production of results
• Sound and objective judgment and ability to plan and organize own work and others efficiently
• Adequate understanding of the civil society sector in Uganda and how they work

How to apply

1. Suitable candidates for any of the above posts should submit their hand written applications with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic certificates, names and address of three referees and a day time contact telephone number to the DENIVA offices addressed to:
The Chairperson
Personnel and Administration Committee Block 9, Plot 490 (near Law Development Centre) OH Makerare Road Kampala, Uganda
2. All applications must be sealed and the post applied for clearly indicated on the top right corner of the envelope.
3. DENIVA is an equal opportunity employer and any form ot canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
4. All applications should be delivered to the above address during official working hours (8.30am- 5.00pm) not later than Monday 30th May 2011
5. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted
6. Those who previously applied need not re-apply.

P.O. Box 11224, TEL: 256-41-4530575 / 4540189 FAX: 256-41-4531236 KAMPALA, UGANDA, Email:, Web: www.deniva.orug

Job in Uganda- Program Coordinator - Uganda Domestic Biogas Program

Program Coordinator - Uganda Domestic Biogas Program

Heifer International is an international NGO that started in 1944 in USA.
Job Title: Program Coordinator - Uganda Domestic Biogas Program
Duty Station: Kampala

Job summary: Develop and implement the promotion and marketing, extension and quality management strategy to establish a commercially viable market-oriented biogas industry for the program; Supervise and implement program activities as agreed upon; Supervise program staff to ensure quality of program implementation; Develop, implement and maintain a program-wide monitoring system and initiate program monitoring and evaluation activities correspondingly; Network with stakeholders involved in the Biogas Sector at all levels; Identify and report programmatic and financial issues lo the country director on a regular basis, strengthen linkages with private sector in biogas related issues; Spearhead planning and review of program performance; To ensure submission of accurate financial and programmatic reports on a bi-annual basis or as needed to assess the progress of the project, among others.

Essential job Skills: Interpersonal; leadership and team building skills, stress management and time management, Computer literate, collaboration and networking, supervision, report writing, presentation, ability to communicate via: email, instant messenger as required. Facilitation, mentoring and coaching skills and ability to work with a multi cultural team will be an added advantage-

Job requirement

Minimum Professional Qualifications and Experience:
Masters in Business Administration, Development Studies, Agricultural Economics or any other Agricultural related post graduate degree, Relevant trainings in Enterprise development, Organizational Development and Project planning and management at a post graduate level is an added advantage, 4 years experience in senior positions with International NGO, Report writing, practical data analysis skills.

How to apply

Persons who meet the specific job requirements above should send copies of certificates, one page individual capability statement, an application letter with a C.V indicating current salary, indicate place of job posting and two professional referees to: The Country Director on P.O. Box 28491, Kampala or hand delivered application to Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasera not later than Application Deadline: May 27,2011 on the address above. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Canvassing is completely prohibited and automatically leads to disqualification.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer.

Heifer International is an international Job Opportunity

Job Title: Program Officer

Heifer International is an international NGO that started in 1944 in USA. In Uganda, Heifer International began opera¬tions in 1982, and has continued to support families to end hunger, poverty while caring for the earth. Heifer International is currently spread nationwide, supporting over 105 farmers' groups in over 60 districts nationwide. Program interventions have been in nutritional security, household income, promotion of domestic biogas technology and poverty reduction through provision of livestock-integrated farming. Through the famous zero grazing farming system, which is nationally synonymous with Heifer International, Heifer International has provided a reliable source of food and nutrition, income and self esteem to over 3,500,000 resource constrained families directly since 1982. Heifer International Uganda has continued to expand her program in different other new districts with different viable interventions. HI, therefore, wishes to recruit professional personnel to fill up the positions below.

Job Summary: To participate in proposal writing and resource mobilization (or the Program Prepare letters of agreements for the approved projects and disseminate them to the various projects, donors and HPI-HQ for the required signatures; Coordinate project reporting annually, biannual and any other reporting and disseminate to the projects, donors and HPI-HQ; Receive, verify and disseminate data from the field to enable data capture; Coordination of calendar and timetable / diary revisions for the entire organization; Coordinate both program and staff meetings and follow-up on the implementation of agreed activities as agreed upon; Records and information management; Secure relevant documents and maintain a proper record of non-record filing system and ensure that records are up to date and filed and archived; Supervise the operations of the resource Centre and identify suitable information required for the program; Handle all program correspondence and make all necessary responses to Country Director's attention; Assist in scheduling appointments and meetings for the Country Director, ensuring all information required for the meetings is prepared; To make travel arrangements and hotel bookings for staff and visitors.

Job requirement

Minimum Professional Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration or any relevant degree with at least three years experience in administrative support or similar employment. Experience in working with international organizations is an added advantage but not a mandatory. Basic computer skills, writing and analytical skills. An ability to organize and prioritize tasks and work independently is essential. Effective written and oral communications skills, good interpersonal skills. Sell motivation and working with minimum supervision with ability to work long or irregular hours as determined by project deadlines.

How to apply

Persons who meet the specific job requirements above should send copies of certificates, one page individual capability statement, an application letter with a C.V indicating current salary, indicate place of job posting and two professional referees to: The Country Director on P.O. Box 28491, Kampala or hand delivered application to Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasera not later than Application Deadline: May 27,2011 on the address above. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Canvassing is completely prohibited and automatically leads to disqualification.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer.

NAVISION System Administrator job opportunity at Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Job Title: NAVISION System Administrator
The NAVISION Systems Administrator shall be responsible for the overall admin¬istration, troubleshooting, development of modules, updating modules and offering user support / training to the users of the JCRC NAVISION database. This shall be conducted in line with the requirements of the various financial requirements and project demands. The systems administrator shall provide technical support to various database users in various Navision modules, and shall participate in data analysis and reporting needs.
Main Duties:
• Troubleshoots the NAVISION for all databases users and projects.
• Participates in database needs analysis and reporting according to different projects'/departmental requirements
• Provides training and technical support to various NAVISION database users and the various modules within the NAVISION database.
• Updates and / or modifies the NAVI¬SION database according to changes in JCRC operations and/or emerging pro¬tocols or in light of other process amendments
• Works closely with NAVISION programmers to facilitate reporting and any modifications required,

Job requirement

Qualifications & Experience
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with advanced training in programming, systems and database design and administration. Specific experience with using managing a NAVISION database system is essential. At least 3 years experience in program¬ming, designing and managing databases in clinical research setting is essential.

Other Terms and conditions: The position will be remunerated in line with the remuneration system at JCRC. The salary will depend on qualifications and experience

How to apply

Applications and supporting documents including copies of academic qualifica-tions and curriculum vitae (CV) indicat-ing names plus telephone contact s of three professional referees should either be posted to: Manager; Human Resource & Development, Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC), Plot 893 Ring Road, Butikiro House -Mengo, P.O. Bo* 10005, Kampala OR sent by email to:
The closing date for applications is 5:00pm on Tuesday 24th May 2011.
Only short listed candidates only will be contacted.

Personal Assistant Job Opportunity at MIFUMI

MIFUMI seeking Personal Assistant to the Executive Director

Extended Deadline

MIFUMI is a developmental NGO and women’s rights agency based in Tororo with a branch in Bristol, UK. Our mission is to work with people living in rural areas to reduce the burden of poverty. Our vision is to see a world where women and children feel safe in their homes, communities and in the institutions of society. We do this by breaking barriers to women’s upward mobility and autonomy such as domestic violence, constraining cultural practices such as bride price, poverty and illiteracy.

MIFUMI is mainly funded by Comic Relief (UK), DFID (UK), DFID (Uganda), Big Lottery (UK) and Trinity Trust (New Jersey). Over the ten years of our work in this sector, MIFUMI has received local, national and international awards such as the ‘Guinness Power of Goodness Award of 2002, the NOGA Award 2004 in Uganda and the “2005 Charity of the Year Award in London, UK”.

MIFUMI is seeking a dynamic person to join our team. A degree in an arts or social sciences discipline is required including law. Mass Communications preferred. Training in journalism would be an advantage.

Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

If you would be interested please send an expression of interest accompanied by your CV not later than 22nd May 2011 to:

The Founding Director
P. O. Box 274, Tororo, Uganda

Or to the following Email address: marked ED PA APPLICATION Ref. 5461

For further information please see the job description on our website

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