Makerere University Admission (Application) Forms- Download Here 2010/2012

You can now download the Makerere University private admission (application) forms from here.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the Private Sponsorship Scheme for the 2011/2012 Academic year.

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Makerere Undergraduate Private Admissions 2011/2012
The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the Private Sponsorship Scheme for the 2011/2012 Academic year.

In addition to the normal application procedures, On-line application is available for applicants who sat for UACE by clicking the link below

How to apply online

To apply for undergraduate studies at Makerere online, follow Makerere Apply Online

Or the link below

http://application.mak.ac.ug/eisweb/

Kyambogo University Private Application and List Of All Courses 2011/2012

O’ AND A’ LEVEL DIRECT ENTRY SCHEME ADVERTISEMENT FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2011/2012
The Academic Registrar Kyambogo University invites applicants for private sponsorship admissions to the following undergraduate programmes for
2011/2012 academic year under the Direct Entry Scheme (O’ and A’ Level leavers only). A non-refundable fee of Shs.25,000/= for (Ugandans) and
$ 30 (International applicants), bank charges inclusive, must be paid at any Stanbic Bank, on the Kyambogo University Academic Registrar’s
Departmental Account No.0140015345801 and a receipt obtained from the University cashier before collecting the application form from the
Admissions office. Detailed admission requirement documents should only be obtained at the designated collection/drop-off points or downloaded
from the website www.kyu.ac.ug. (Be aware of fraudsters out to cheat unsuspecting applicants by selling to them unauthorized information).

Original bank slip and receipt must be attached to the application form before submission. The closing date for returning filled application forms
is 17th June, 2011.

N.B. (i).
Applicants who wish to apply for Certificate programmes must fill a separate application form.
(ii). Also note that there is no other money payable for the application form other than the amount stated above.



Below are the Course Offered

Bachelor of Arts(Arts)
2.
Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
3.
Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
4.
Bachelor of Demography & Reproductive
Health


Bachelor of Arts(Economics)
6.
Bachelor of Arts with Education
7.
Bachelor of Micro Finance
8.
Bachelor of Social Work and Social
Administration
9.
Diploma in Music and Theatre Arts
10.
Diploma in Library and Information Science
11.
Diploma in Education Secondary
(French)
12.
Diploma in Micro-Finance
13.
Certificate in Elementary French
14.
Certificate in Business French
Bachelor of Voc. Studies in Technological Studies
with Education
16
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil and Building
Engineering

17.
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical and
Manufacturing Engineering
18
Bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunication
Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Building Economics
20.
Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental
Engineering and Management.
21.
Bachelor of Engineering in Automobile and
Power Engineering
22.
Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
and Management.
23.
Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Land
Information Systems
24.
Bachelor of Science in Land Economics
25.
Ordinary Diploma in Electrical Engineering
26.
Ordinary Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering
27.
Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical and Production
Engineering
28.
Ordinary Diploma in Computer Engineering
29.
Ordinary Diploma in Water Engineering
31. Ordinary Diploma in Automobile Engineering

32. Ordinary Diploma in Refrigeration and Air

33. Ordinary Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering ODT 1 Principal pass in either Mathematics or

34. Diploma in Biomedical Engineering
35. Diploma in Education Secondary (Technological
studies)
36. Certificate in Printing Technology
37.
Bachelor of Development Studies
38.
Bachelor of Guidance and Counseling
39.
Diploma in Educational Planning and Management
41.
Diploma in Guidance and Counseling
40.
Certificate in Nursery Teaching
41.
Bachelor of Adult and Community Education
42.
Bachelor of Arts in Social work and Community
Development
43.
Bachelor of Community Based Rehabilitation
44.
Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation
45.
Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting
46.
Diploma in Mobility Rehabilitation
47.
Certificate in Adult & Community Education
48.
Bachelor of Science Technology -Physics PTD PTE 2 Principal passes one of which must be in 3 Years 840,000/= 1,680,000/=
Physics and any other science subject at
A’level.
49.
Bachelor of Science Technology -


50.
Bachelor of Science Technology -Biology
51.
Bachelor of Information Technology and
Computing
52.
Bachelor of Science with Education
53.
Bachelor of Food Processing Technology
54.
Bachelor of Science in Textile and Clothing
Technology.
55.
Bachelor of Science in Sports and Leisure
Management
56.
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science,
Technology & Management
57.
Ordinary Diploma in Science Technology – Physics
58.
Ordinary Diploma in Science Technology –
Chemistry
59.
Diploma in Science Technology – Biology
60.
Diploma in Computer Science
61.
Diploma in Textile Design and Technology
62.
Diploma in Physical Education and Sports
Management
63.
Diploma in Food Processing Technology
64.
Diploma in Ceramics Technology
65.
Certificate in Computer Science
66.
Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology
67.
Certificate in Food Processing Technology
68.
Bachelor of Vocational Studies in Agriculture
69.
Bachelor of Vocational Studies in Home Economics
70.
Bachelor of Vocational Studies in Art and Design

71.
Bachelor of Art and Industrial Design
72. Bachelor of Human Nutrition and Dietetics
73. Diploma in Interior Design
74. Diploma in Hotel and Institutional Catering
75. Diploma in Textile: Fabric Decoration
76. Diploma in Ceramics
77. Diploma in Fashion and Design
78. Diploma in Education Secondary Art & Design
79. Diploma in Education Secondary Home Economics
80. Certificate in Hotel & Institutional Catering
81. Certificate in Garment Design
82. Certificate in Textiles (weaving)
83. Certificate in Interior Design
84. Bachelor of Business Studies with Education BSD
85. Bachelor of Business Studies SBD
86. Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance
87. Bachelor of Administrative and Secretarial Science
88. Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management
89. Bachelor of Management Science
90. Diploma in Business Administration
91. Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management
92. Diploma in Accounting and Finance
93. Diploma in Secretarial Science



Information on Specific Admission Requirements for all programmes is contained in the General Information Brochure On Admissions O’ and A’ level Entry
Scheme obtainable together with the application form at the University Registry/Records Office, Faculty of Science building.
2.
The University reserves a right to revise fees.
3.
Indicated Fees relate to tuition only and exclude other administrative charges whose details can be viewed in the General Information in the Brochure on
Admission of O’ and A’ level entry scheme.
4.
Fill only one form and indicate the various choices in order of preference and submit to the University Registry.
5.
Use the programme codes (not full names of programme) when filling application forms.
6.
Applicants wishing to apply for certificate programme must fill separate forms.
7.
Application forms and General Information on Admission requirements are also available on the University website.
8.
Attach O’ and A’ level result slips or testimonials or certificates and a copy of the birth certificate.
9.
D o not buy other documents not originating from the office of the Academic Registrar. Those who buy do so at their own risk.
10.
The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agents to act on her behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.
11.
All enquiries should be addressed to the ACADEMIC REGISTRAR at the above contact address.
Ann D. Mugerwa (Mrs.)

AG. ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

PEAS Job in Uganda

Job Title: Chief Education Officer - Promoting Equality in African Schools, Uganda


Closing Date: Friday, 03 June 2011 Map



PEAS-Uganda is an education NGO, which aims to unlock the potential of Africa by delivering equal access to affordable, quality secondary education. PEAS founds and develops low-fee, self-sustaining schools where they are needed most. Do you have the drive and enthusiasm to join a dynamic team leading the fastest growing network of private secondary schools in Uganda? By February 2012, PEAS-Uganda will be managing a network of 13 schools across Uganda and is serving as a model for other PEAS NGOs in Africa.

PEAS is looking for candidates committed to the delivery of high quality and continually improving education across a network of up to 100 PEAS Secondary Schools in the next five years. Key responsibilities:
Strategy – Develop and lead an innovative PEAS-Uganda Education Strategy to promote the continual improvement of Teaching and Learning.
Management - Oversee the effective management of a growing Education Department.
School Improvement Planning – Provide sustained support to individual schools to ensure that all PEAS schools are the best low-fee schools in Uganda.
Evaluation and Reporting – Establish a comprehensive system to evaluate the impact and progress of education outcomes at PEAS schools.
Communication and networking – Further develop relationships with key stakeholders from national government to local communities.
Finance - Ensure the financial sustainability of the PEAS Education Department whilst maximizing activities to improve educational outcomes.


Qualities & Experience
Degree level qualification in a field relating to Education Leadership or Management and knowledge of internationally recognised best practice in Teaching & Learning
Experience working in education and, preferably, with NGOs.
A dedication to setting ambitious educational goals and attaining tangible results.
Experience managing dynamic teams.
A strategic thinker able to find creative solutions to challenges in education.
A confident communicator with interpersonal skills to work effectively with a range of stakeholders.


Application forms are accessible via the vacancies page on the PEAS website (www.peas.org.uk), and need to be sent to hr@peas.org.uk

HR/Administration Manager job in Uganda at PEAS

HR/Administration Manager - Promoting Equality in African Schools, Uganda


Closing Date: Friday, 03 June 2011 Map



PEAS-Uganda is an education NGO, which aims to unlock the potential of Africa by delivering equal access to affordable, quality secondary education. PEAS founds and develops low-fee, self-sustaining schools where they are needed most. Do you have the drive and enthusiasm to join a dynamic team leading the fastest growing network of private secondary schools in Uganda? By February 2012, PEAS-Uganda will be managing a network of 13 schools across Uganda and is serving as a model for other PEAS NGOs in Africa.

Key responsibilities
Lead the strategic planning for Human Resources to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding organization.
Develop and implement robust attraction and selection processes to ensure appointment of highly skilled staff.
Develop competitive remuneration strategies and motivating staff development programs to ensure the retention of talented staff.
Conduct induction processes for new staff and oversee an effective performance management system for all staff.
Organize the annual departmental budget and monitor the expenditure on a regular basis.
Manage the Administration Unit team to ensure the financial and time effective running of a dynamic PEAS-Uganda office.


Essential Skills and Qualification
Bachelors degree.
The qualifications and technical skills to oversee the Human Resource and Administration departments.
Strong communication skills and ability to work well within a team.


Application forms are accessible via the vacancies page on the PEAS website (www.peas.org.uk), and need to be sent to hr@peas.org.u

Job at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development in Uganda

Position: Finance Intern
Contract duration: 6 months
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Starting Date May 2011

I. Background on ACTED

ACTED is an independent international, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization that operates according to principles of strict neutrality, political and religious impartiality, and non discrimination.

ACTED was created in 1993 to support populations affected by the conflict in Afghanistan. Based in Paris, France, ACTED now operates in 30 countries worldwide, with over 160 international and 2500 national staff. ACTED has a 62 million € budget for over 150 projects spanning 8 sectors of intervention; including emergency relief, food security, health promotion, economic development, education & training, microfinance, local governance & institutional support, and cultural promotion. For more information, please visit our website at www.acted.org.

II. Country Profile

Capital Office : Kampala National Staff : 74 (2010) International Staff : 7 (april 2011) Areas : 3 (Gulu, Kampala, Karamoja) On-going programmes : 20 Budget : 3M€ (2010)

ACTED has been active in Uganda since May of 2007, both in the northern region and Karamoja, where the organization works on a cross-border basis with North Pokot District of Kenya. In the North, ACTED supports the early recovery process with a specific focus on the needs of returning IDPs by years of conflict through projects linking infrastructure construction/rehabilitation and livelihood interventions. It also expands access, retention, equity and quality of primary education. A specific Voucher-for-Work concept was developed, ensuring the incomes are invested into agricultural development, and in 2009, ACTED will implement Cash Grants project to kick-start Income Generating Activities (IGA), and plans to support the region's promising agro-processing industry. In Karamoja, the focus is enhanced food security and resilience to disasters, especially droughts, as well as improving the primary education sector. ACTED adopted a multi-sectorial and holistic approach, based on its experience in food security, infrastructure construction/rehabilitation and watsan, to contribute to the economic development while strengthening local governance and fostering peace and reconciliation.

III. Position Profile

The finance intern works under the supervision of the Finance Officer and/or Country Finance Manager

His/Her responsibilities will be has followed:
Control that operations respect existing financial procedures and manage accounting files for the Country Office;
Analyze financial data and create management indicators ;
Support Country Coordination through analysis of project running costs, follow-up on resource allocation, and finance training


IV. Qualifications:
Msc in Administration, Business Management or equivalent.
Finance and accounting skills required
Willingness to undertake serious responsibility and manage stress efficiently
Excellent communication skills, including advanced written and oral English (or French for francophone countries)


V. Conditions:

Field Intern benefits include: - 300 USD per month living allowance - Coverage of all accommodation, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg - The provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance.

VI. Submission of applications:

Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to stages@acted.org
Ref : FI/OUG/SA

ACTED Att: Human Resources Department 33, rue Godot de Mauroy 75009 Paris FRANCE Fax. + 33 (0) 1 42 65 33 46 For more information, visit us at http://www.acted.org

Platform for Labour Action Job For Lawyer in Uganda

Job Title: Legal Associate

Platform for Labour Action (PLA) is a national human rights civil society organization that was founded in 2000. PLA focuses on labour rights and seeks to promote and protect the rights of the vulnerable and marginalised workers through empowerment of communities and the individual. PLA has been providing legal aid services that comprise, primary and secondary legal aid, since 2003. Our target population include children in exploitative forms of work, children at risk of exploitation, informal sector workers infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, women and youth and workers earning below Ushs. 150,000 per month. PLA operates a functional legal aid clinic and the experience of a Legal Associate is sought to contribute to this service delivery.

Job title: Legal Associate Overall job purpose: Provide legal aid services to vulnerable, marginalised and undocumented workers who comprise PLA's target population Level Officer/Volunteer Reports to: Senior Legal Officer Supervisor to: None Remuneration: This position attracts a competitive salary commensurate with the NGO sector and includes benefits such as health insurance among others

Key Role: The Legal Associate is responsible for attending to clients under primary legal aid and conducting outreach legal aid clinics to all Platform for Labour Action (PLA) in Kampala, Lira, Dokolo, Amolatar and other areas as may be required and ensuring that the services are offered accurately and effectively and reflect the mission and vision of PLA.

Primary Working Relationships: Senior Legal Officer, Program Officers, Volunteers/ Interns, Legal Clerk, All PLA staff and all PLA clients.

Areas of Responsibilities: 1. Provide legal and advisory services through direct one-on-one primary legal aid services and legal outreach mobile clinics to vulnerable, marginalized and undocumented workers in Kampala and PLA's geographical area as may be required. 2. Hold consultations with the Senior Legal Officer for the next steps and appropriate action. 3. Draft legal documents and prepare submissions for PLA cases. 4. Carry out legal research and prepare briefs. 5. Maintain a record of complaints received and action taken and follow up of cases/disputes handled. 6. Attend court with the Senior Legal Officer and prepare summary briefs. 7. To provide legal advice to the different Community Based Organizations and partners of PLA. 8. Work with program staff and provide legal advice and legal awareness to the communities under the different projects. 9. Enter data in the PLA Legal aid database 10. Attend staff meetings and represent the organization at meetings and workshops. 11. Prepare weekly, quarterly, monthly and yearly work plans and activity reports, file time sheets to supervisor. 12. Update and manage the clients' database on a regular basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities: As may be determined

Job requirements: 1. Bachelor's Degree in Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. 2. Sufficient understanding of issues of vulnerable and marginalized groups. 3. Experience of working with disadvantaged groups is an added advantage. 4. Good computer skills, good written and oral communication. 5. Experience working with NGOs or development organizations shall be an added advantage.

Required Skills: 1. Alternative Dispute Resolution. 2. Negotiation and mediation skills. 3. Strong written and oral communication. 4. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 5. Excellent computer skills. 6. Strong team work skills. 7. Excellent time and project management skills and attention to detail. 8. Ability to meet tight deadlines. 9. Ability to work under minimum supervision. 10. Interest in and knowledge of labour related issues.

Interested applicants should address their application to the Head Finance and Administration, Platform for Labour Action, Plot 68, Kanjokya Street, Kamwokya, P. O. Box 9714, Kampala –Uganda or email their applications to; personnel@pla-uganda.org Attach a cover letter, resume, academic transcripts and other supporting evidence of experience or training not later than 1 June 2011.

World Bank Uganda has a Vacancy for Country Manager

Job Title Country Manager - Uganda

Job Family Country Services

Location Kampala, Uganda

Appointment International Hire

Closing Date 31-May-2011

Language Requirements English [Essential]
Appointment Type
Background / General description




Duties and Accountabilities
Business Management accountabilities: • Develops and implements the Country Assistance Strategy • Leads the Bank’s dialogue • Takes the accountability for the results outlined in the CAS for client countries in coordination with operational staff, sectoral technical staff, and the country management team. • Supports the development of high quality work programs and sector strategies based on the CAS and attuned to client demand and country contexts. • Provides oversight on portfolio management and quality issues, working with clients and the country teams to address implementation issues, and working to ensure high quality and results on the ground. People/ Talent Management accountabilities: • Manages the Country Office staff, including the recruitment, evaluation and career development of locally-recruited staff (in conjunction with the appropriate Sector Manager, where applicable). Resource Management accountabilities • Manages the country office budget. • Ensures effective formulation of the Country Office budget proposal, input into CMU budget decisions and managing the Country Office’s financial resources effectively and efficiently Relationship Management accountabilities: • Provides ongoing representation of the Bank and outreach to key stakeholders • Keeps the Country Team abreast of that dialogue • Coordinates and collaborating in the field with other development partners to further the aid effectiveness agenda • Promotes effective donor coordination and relations with other development partners and stakeholders. • Manages good relations, collaborating and coordinating with the on-the-ground donor community—bilateral agencies, regional and other multilateral agencies—to strengthen country-led development processes. Knowledge Management accountabilities:. • Builds and deepens the process of consultation with NGOs, the private sector, media, state and local government, academia, and other civil society groups, with the aim of increasing capacity and participation of all levels of society in the development process Other: • Represents the Bank in the country-level UN security management system. • Takes the accountability for the safety and the security of Bank personnel, recognized dependants and assets in the duty station, and the continuity of the Bank’s work program in compliance with Bank Group security and business continuity requirements

Selection Criteria
• PhD or Master’s degree in relevant field/discipline (typically the successful candidate will have about 10 to 12 years of experience in positions of increasing complexity and responsibility). • Prior work experience in achieving results on the ground in more than one world region (including both pre-Bank and Bank experience). A corporate assignment (e.g. Network Anchor, DEC, WBI, FAC Units) may substitute for experience in a second world region. • Sound operational experience, including thorough knowledge of Bank Group policies, programs, and procedures, and exposure to economic and sector work, CAS, and PRSP activities. • Required technical skills, e.g. sufficient macro-economics background to help carry the overall country policy dialogue and to be able to explain Bank objectives and program to senior government officials, civil society, and external partners. • Portfolio management experience and proven competency in implementation support. • A strong track record in operations with demonstrated results in lending and non-lending products. • Broad and deep understanding of the full range of the Bank’s financial and advisory products, services and procedures, gained through solid operational experience. • Outstanding interpersonal, diplomatic and partnership skills required for building and maintaining collaborative relationships with senior government officials, partners and stakeholders, including experience with donor coordination with the aim of strengthening country-led development processes. • Strong strategic orientation in order to link macro and sector strategies as well as lending and non-lending services within a consistent development framework, and to anchor and integrate the overall economic and sector policy dialogue. • Strong communication skills, including the ability to speak persuasively and present ideas clearly and concisely. • Superior level of resourcefulness, ability to work with considerable autonomy as well as willingness to work under pressure and through the whole spectrum of activities from the strategic level to the resolution of specific implementation issues. • Proven ability to work in a collaborative environment with team members and across organizational boundaries. • Prior experience in managing people, budget processes in an open and collegial way would be an advantage. • Proven ability to effectively implement complex change management initiatives Bank Managerial Competencies  Focusing on the Big Picture and Overall Strategic Framework for Development: Identifies and pursues strategic initiatives which provide the greatest value and sustainable impact; balances long and short-term trade-offs; communicates clearly and precisely the development goals and the strategies for achieving them.  Inspiring Trust & Passion in the Bank Group's Mission: Shows great drive and commitment to the World Bank Group’s mission; helps others understand how their daily work contributes to the Bank's mission and inspires others to proactively meet the Bank's development objectives in partnership with clients. Treats everyone fairly, consistently, and with respect. Maintains high standards of personal integrity.  Promoting Client Orientation: Balances a responsive and proactive approach to meeting client needs; encourages staff to understand client needs and concerns; ensures provision of customized services and products as appropriate; Responds promptly and effectively to client needs.  Driving for Results: Makes things happen; Is proactive; Balances "analysis" with "doing"; Sets high standards for self and others; identifies work objectives that are fully aligned with the Bank Group's mission and goals.  Selecting, Coaching, Appraising & Developing Staff: Builds a team diverse in gender and nationality; appraises their ability and potential; gives candid and timely performance feedback; rewards desirable behavior; provides support for professional development efforts linked to business objectives; Coaches staff to help them perform effectively.  Planning & Managing Staff to Achieve Quality Results: Develops realistic plans with available human resources; establishes high standards of performance and demonstrates a commitment to excellence; empowers staff by removing obstacles to achieve business goals; focuses on results and delivers what is promised, on time and within budget; accepts responsibility for successes and failures; does not blame others if things go wrong; holds others accountable; supports others to succeed and acknowledges their contributions.  Encouraging Innovation in an Open, Team Based Environment: Creates an environment conducive to teamwork, continuous learning and innovation; Thinks beyond existing paradigms; builds alliances and promotes open communication and collaboration to achieve joint objectives.  Creating an Environment that Supports Continuous Learning & Knowledge Sharing: Uses knowledge to equip clients and staff; promotes continuous learning environment; Shares knowledge and information; Builds partnerships and creates an environment for learning and knowledge sharing .  Influencing & Resolving Differences Across Boundaries: Gains support and commitment from others even without formal authority; resolves differences by determining needs and forging solutions that benefit all parties; promotes collaboration and facilitates teamwork across organizational boundaries; Breaks down barriers between units.  Promoting Diversity and Inclusion: Builds diverse teams and manages differences to achieve business results. Demonstrates commitment to D&I through staffing decisions (recruitment, promotion recognition, etc.). Respects and values differences; listens with an open mind and enables all staff to actively, visibly contribute. Challenges preferences in self and others that may affect workplace decisions. Models behaviors that promote a more inclusive organizational culture.

To apply
http://extjobs.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=64273552&piPK=64273556&theSitePK=1058433&JobNo=110731

Homestay Coordinator Job Oppotunity at Peace Corps in Uganda

Job Title: Homestay Coordinator
Reports to: Peace Corps Training Manager

Opening Date May 16, 2011

Closing Date: May 23, 2011

Position Classification: Part-time Services Contract: July – October 2011



The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American Volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide. Peace Corps Uganda invites applicants for the position listed above which is based in Kampala, Uganda.



Core duties:

Identify, recruit host families in sufficient number to house one Trainee for each household, meeting the required Peace Corps Uganda criteria; with Training Manager, determine necessary allowances and material inputs necessary for homestay families; Maintain all homestay files and records; Design and coordinate homestay orientation sessions and any activities during Pre-service training which directly address homestay families; Ensure that homestay families understand responsibilities under the homestay program; Enter into agreements with responsible host family members; Visit all homestay families periodically during PST to detect and respond to any identified problems. Conduct Evaluations.

Qualifications and Experience:

1. At least a degree in the area of specialization ( Education , Adult Education, Community Development, Social Sciences, Humanities)

2. Ability to speak a local Ugandan language.

3. Ability to train in community integration skills and knowledge of participatory training techniques like PRA, appreciative inquiry and translation of theory into practice.

4. Good interpersonal and counseling skills, excellent communication skills in English and public speaking skills.

5. Conversant with local governance structures and protocol.

6. Experience with working with people from foreign cultures.

7. Knowledge of MOEs, MoH, Health NGOs structures and operations in Uganda and/or HIV /AIDS prevention and care( added advantage).

8. Experience in adult education training and community development.

9. Good interpersonal and counseling skills with excellent communication skills in English and at least one Ugandan language

10. Computer knowledge of Excel and MS Word

HOW TO APPLY

A. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Also, send names and contact information for three references.

B. Attach an original copy of a reference letter from your area Local Council (LC).


Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned. You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified and invited for an interview.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

application@ug.peacecorps.gov

Administrative Officer

Peace Corps Uganda

Plot 53 Prince Charles Road

P. O. Box 29348

Kampala, Uganda

U. S. Embassy Kampala Job- Program Management Specialist/Agribusiness

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates

POSITION: 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).

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

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



BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION

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



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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.

HOW TO APPLY

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.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

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:

KampalaHR@state.gov

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: May 27, 201

Program Management Specialist/Policy Job at US Embassy in Kampala

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates



OPENING AND CLOSING DATES: May 16-27, 2011



POSITION TITLE: Program Management Specialist/Policy



POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO7 OFFICE



HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per 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/Policy.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION

To manage private sector Enabling Environment and Policy Development activities within the USAID Uganda Economic Growth portfolio.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

1. Education Required: A Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics, Rural Development or other related field is required.



2. Work Experience: A minimum of five years in program management related to agriculture, trade and investment policy, regulations, and procedures relevant to economic growth is required. Prior work with donor-funded projects is of added advantage.

3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.

4. Knowledge: Demonstrated thorough knowledge of program management, including design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Knowledge of Uganda’s agriculture trade and investment policy framework development, strategies, and programs. Particularly, demonstrated understanding of the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Program (CAADP) and Uganda’s agricultural sector Development Strategy and Investment Plan (DSIP) is required. Understanding of the special circumstances for women and youth in agriculture and rural settings is of added advantage.

5. 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 professional 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. Must be self-driven with ability to perform under minimal supervision.



HOW TO APPLY



Applications should include the following documentation

1. A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174)

2. Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;

3. A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;

4. Copies of Academic Transcripts;

5. 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.



SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

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:

KampalaHR@state.gov

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: May 27, 2011

Makerere Undergraduate Private Admissions 2011/2012 - Apply Now

The private admission application process has began at Makerere University. Below is the statement from the university about the process

"Makerere Undergraduate Private Admissions 2011/2012 The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the Private Sponsorship Scheme for the 2011/2012 Academic year.

In addition to the normal application procedures, On-line application is available for applicants who sat for UACE"

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