Job In Uganda at NUDIPU- Program Assistant

Job Title: PROGRAM ASSISTANT FOR PHASE II HIV PROJECT NUDIPU
"Universal Access to HIV/AIDS services for persons with disabilities in Uganda 2010 -2012"
Background:
National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an indigenous umbrella NGO of Disabled Peoples' Organisations in Uganda. NUDIPU with the support of the Danish partner organisation - Disabled Peoples' Organisation Denmark (DPOD) is in the process of implementing a two-year HIV & AIDS project (Phase II) targeting the districts of Jinja, Mpigi, Kasese, Gulu, Soroti & Masaka.
NUDIPU thus seek to recruit a Programme Assistant to support project activities in the district of Mpigi.


Programme Assistant (1 positions) based at district level • Mpigi

The Programme Assistant at the district level will be responsible for and entrusted with a number of activities that shall include, but not limited to:
1. Lead and manage programme activities at the district level on behalf of NUDIPU head office
2. Organise and support advocacy and capacity building trainings at the district level
3. Advocate for the inclusion and rights of PWDs in the HIV/AIDS response in other districts in the region
4. Be responsible for scheduling and organising partnership meetings at the district level
5. Responsible for project funds, in liaison with the Programme Officer - HIV & AIDS, prepare district work plans and implementation schedule of quarterly activities
6. Mobilise and support PWDs to form peerage groups
7. Mobilise and support H1V+ PWDs to form associations
8. Collect data at district level
9. Prepare reports (activity, monthly, quarterly) and submit them on time to NUDIPU
10. Any other functions as may be deemed necessary from time to time


Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience:
A bachelor's degree in social sciences or its equivalent in social work, or related. In addition the preferred person should have relevant work experience on HIV/AIDS and marginalized popula¬tions; experience working within an NGO environment at district level and preferably a local '- disability organization.
The ability to read and write in the local language of the district shall be an added advantage.
Contract period: The successful candidate will work on a 2 month probation period before confirmation.
Remuneration: An attractive performance related remuneration package within NUDIPU's salary ; structure will be offered.


How to apply

Applications:
Interested persons who fully meet the above criteria are invited to apply. Applications with detailed CV, academic certificates and day time contacts of three referees should be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567, Kampala
Your application should reach NUDIPU Secretariat not later than Friday 27th May, 2011 at 5:00pm

Receptionist/ Front Desk Officer Job Opportunity in Uganda at UCC

Job Title: Receptionist/ Front Desk Officer
Reports to: Administrator

Role: To control the front desk .and connect customers /clients to different Offices at UCC House,
Bugolobi, in line with the departmental mission.

Key Result Areas:
1. Receive, monitor and direct UCC visitors to the relevant officers in line with departmental guidelines;
2. Register customers/visitors' particulars (Name, Address, Organisation and signature} in a registers' book in line with the departmental guidelines;
3. Receive all incoming calls and direct them to the relevant officers in accordance with UCC guidelines;
4. Register, dispatch and monitor the delivery of all incoming mail in line with the departmental mission;
5. Type and file correspondence and reports from written manuscripts for different officers in line with the departmental mission;
6. Liaise with the House Supervisor and Security Guards and see to it that unauthorised persons are evicted from the building in line with organisational security guidelines;
7. Write monthly reports on the Front Desk operations, and;
8. Perform other tasks as assigned and for other departments as needed.


Job requirement

Qualifications:.
• Diploma in Secretarial Studies or its equivalent;
• A Degree in a relevant field is an added advantage;
• Knowledge of MS Office

Experience:
Minimum of three (3) years experience in any front office field within a busy environment

Personal Competencies:
• High levels of integrity,
• Strong interpersonal skills;
• Good communication skills (both verbal and written);
• Self motivated and a resilient individual, and;
• Highly organised with ability to pay attention to detail.
• Age: Not more (han 30 years
Employment Terms:
The successful candidate for the advertised position will sign a three-year renewable employment contract with the Commission.

A very attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with qualifications and previous work experience.
Mode of Application:
Interested candidates should deliver applications indicating their telephone, e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:

1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
2. Copies of certificates and testimonials.


How to apply

Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on Monday, June 6, 2011 to:
The Director/Human Resources and Administration, Uganda Communications Commission, UCC House, Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi P. 0. Box 7376, KAMPALA

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.


UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment

Store OfficerJob in Uganda at Umeme

Job Title: Store Officer REF No UM/CM/02/05/II
Reports to: Stores Manager
Department: Commercial
Job Purpose:
To ensure optimal functioning of the physical storekeeping and distribution processes to meet customer service level
Key Responsibilities
• Circulate material utilization reports on a monthly basis
• Check combined requisition & issues vouchers (CRIV) for correct authorization, correct attachments and completeness before authorizing Storekeepers to issue requested materials.
• Provide, check and record serialized seals for all stores door locks to avoid unauthorized opening of the stores.
• Keep all stores keys and seals securely in authorized safe against updated keys to avoid unauthorized access
• Prepare and circulate daily stock level report for critical materials
• Regular review of stock codes (catalogue No.) and descriptions of stock items to avoid duplication of same items in stock on different codes
• Consolidate and report on obsolete, damaged and slow moving stock as identified by the different storekeepers
• Organise and participate in regular stock counts as Team leader
• Manage the House keeping of die receiving and issuing bays
• Respond and attend to stores call-cuts after working hours by user departments
• Supervise the issuing process and ensure that material issues are processed in time
• Assist the Stores Manager in the overall supervision of stores activities


Job requirement

Required Qualifications:
A degree in Procurement and Logistics Management or Supply Chain Management and five years relevant experience

Personal Attributes/Competencies:
• Honesty and integrity
• Accuracy
• Team player
• Attention to detail
• Computer literate
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent customer care skills
• Ability to work with little supervision


How to apply

HOW TO APPLY
If you fill you are die right candidate for this challenging position, please submit your application to the Head Of Human Resources-Lugogo or email recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug or post your application to P. O. Box 23841, Kampala. Applications should be received by 05:00 Monday 30th May 2011

Caritas Uganda Has a Job for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Caritas Uganda is the Social Services and Development Commission of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, a corporate body under the Trustees Incorporation Act. Founded in 1970, Caritas Uganda's main function is in the areas of social services and development, research and advocacy and organization coordination and development with the main goal of poverty eradication, peace building, good governance, and empowerment of the marginalized.

In pursuit of its main goal, Caritas Uganda has entered into a joint Caritas Denmark Supported programme, the Uganda Governance and Poverty Alleviation Program (UGOPAP) which aims at improving livelihoods through good governance, increased food security and incomes based on sustainable and market oriented agricultural production. The program will be implemented in Central and Eastern parts of Uganda. The program design is based on three key areas namely thematic competencies, organizational capacity development and advocacy. Key implementers and partners in the programme are Caritas Uganda for Advocacy, the Central Archdiocesan Provincial Caritas Association (CAPCA) for CAPCA III Project, the Eastern Archdiocesan Development Network (EADAEN) for SPECIAL III Project and Community Integrated Development Initiative (CIDI) Soroti for SIDP III Project.

An umbrella committee of the Programme has been formed known as a Program Management Committee (PMC) that coordinates and provides an oversight role as well as implementation harmonization. Caritas Uganda therefore seeks to employ a dynamic, focused, experienced and highly motivated Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to help it realize its responsibilities under the programme.

Job Summary and Responsibilities
The post holder is responsible for monitoring, evaluation and reporting on partners' projects progress to ensure that the necessary set standards and indicators are met and to provide M&E technical support to all the programme partner organizations. He will also Work closely with Caritas Uganda Advocacy Specialist on transforming the monitoring data into evidence for advocacy, prepare and conduct special studies when necessary (e.g. impact monitoring and evaluation studies) and undertake field visits to partner projects on a periodic basis to ensure compliance with operational M&E procedures and for quality assurance.


Job requirement

Job Requirements
Degree(s) in Social Science, Statistics, Economics, Public Policy or relevant subject; Training in monitoring and evaluation and/or project planning and management; At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in project planning and management, project monitoring and evaluation and other relevant fields; and senior level coordination of consortium development programmes; Must have experience in planning and implementing M&E systems, information analysis, database management and report writing

Other Qualities
Knowledge of the Uganda National Development Plan, Government Programs and Systems; A good knowledge of NGOs and other development agencies (national and international) work will be an added advantage; Good communication and social skills; Good analytical and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Access, Power Point etc) and MIS systems; Must be hard working, trust-worthy and having a high level of integrity and respect; Fluency in English.


How to apply

How to Apply
Interested persons who meet the requirements should address applications to the National Director, Caritas Uganda at the address placed here above in sealed envelopes. A full CV and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be provided; and three professional referees, one of whom should be a former employer. Candidates with incomplete information will not be short¬listed for interview.
Closing Date: June 6th 2011 - Please deliver at Uganda Catholic Secretariat - Caritas Uganda Office during working

Caritas Uganda
Uganda Catholic Secretariat Nsambya Hill, 672 Hanlon Road
P.O. Box 2886 Kampala, Uganda
Tel. 256 414 510338, Fax 256 414 510545, Email caritas@caritasuganda.org.ug,

Job in Uganda at SolarNow Services (U) Ltd

Job Title: Manager of Finance


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the functions of the Manager of Finance are
i) to maintain controllership
ii) deliver accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting
iii) manage delinquency and costs iv} provide planning and forecasting
iv) assist in the development and management of the business.
The Manager of Finance will be expected to easily fulfill the general finance functions. During the initial period of 6-12 months he/she will also be working to refine and implement the financial and business reporting mechanisms. Subsequently the role will focus on scaling up to a highly centralised, multi-country operation.

Financial Responsibilities
• Ensure accuracy of the accounts on a daily basis, if appropriate.
• Ensure timely and accurate payment, taxation and records of monthly payroll.
• Maintain consistency throughout different reporting structures.
• Preparation and review of monthly and annual financial reporting materials for the management team.
• Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting and cash flow for administration, existing programs, and proposed new sites.
• Coordinate all audit, tax and regulatory activities.

Administrative Leadership and Management Responsibilities
• Manage the organization's physical infrastructure and branch based inventory.
• Serve as a business partner to the Operations Manager for SolarNow's financial, budgeting and administrative processes - including HR, Logistics and running of HQ


Job requirement

Qualifications
• Degree level plus an accountancy qualification.
• Multiple years of professional experience including legal, audit, compliance and budgeting.
• Resource development is preferred, and/or completion of a training contract with a recognised market leader.
• He/she will have worked in a leadership position and have demonstrated ability to set priorities, creating efficiencies, and guiding people to work efficiently and effectively.
• Exposure to large debtor ledgers and/or warehousing systems will be an advantage.
• The individual should be technologically savvy, with examples of having worked with IT staff to develop and implement new processes and systems that increased efficiency.
• The candidate should be flexible and a self-starter: able to multi-task and be highly detail-oriented.
• Personal qualities required Include integrity, credibility, and a commitment to SolarNow's mission.
Conditions
• Job base is our HQ in Kampala and might require occasional travel upcountry.
• SofarNow offers a market conform salary based on qualifications and responsibilities.
• SolarNow is an equal opportunity employer.


How to apply

Suitable candidates may send their CV and application letter to: lydla@solarnpw.eu

Windows/Linux Admin- IT Job in Uganda

Job Title:L2 Infra Support (Windows/Linux Admin must)

Skills & Responsibilities:

1. Operating System- Install, upgrade and configure the Operating System- Interrupt and manage boot process- Patch management- Understanding of kernel parameters and how they can be set.- Sound understanding of clustering solutions
2. Administration- Utilize remote consoles and terminal servers to access customer servers- Develop basic understanding of one or two Unix related technologies (such as Send Mail, Web Services)
3. File and File Systems - Administer disks using volume management and LUN creation and allocation utilities
4. System Processes- Understand the impact of particular processes, what processes should be running on a server and how they should be configured
5. Storage- Management of disk systems utilizing array tools to allocate LUN's on some arrays- Solid understanding of storage, including SAN attached and local storage
6. Backup/Restore- Install, upgrade and resolve issues with backup solutions- Possess a working knowledge of all backup applications in use in the relevant customer environments
7. Security- Ability to install/configure security tools in the Unix environment
8. Scripting- Write well constructed shell scripts with functional routines Use of complex commands AWK and SED
9. Monitoring/Reporting- Thorough understanding of monitoring and reporting tools Actively troubleshoot monitoring and reporting issues
10. Networking


Job requirement

Qualification: Diploma or Graduate
Experience: 3-5 years of relevant technology experience. Intermediate Administrator


How to apply

All applicants should address their applications togloria.nalubowa@mara-ison.com. In the applications please include current and expected salaries.
Deadline for submission of resumes is on 30thMay 2011. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

Makerere University and MUBS Government Sponsorship Lists 2010/2011

Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and Makerere University (MUK) List of Government sponsored students is out

The Public Universities Joint Admissions Board (PUJAB) has released the admission lists for candidates who successfully made it to the Government Sponsored Students' Admission Scheme.

Please see below to download to download your copy. You can use the Government Sponsorship list for MUBS and MUK below to check out all the names


Makerere University (MUK) Government Sponsorship List

Makerere University Business School (MUBS) Government Sponsorship List


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