PROCUREMENT OFFICER Job Opportunity in Uganda at Living Goods

Job Title: PROCUREMENT OFFICER

Living Goods believes the poor deserve better healthcare, a better deal, and a chance at a better life. Weoperatenetworks of franchised Health Entrepreneurs in sub Saharan Africa who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth, and selling low-cost, life-saving and life-changing products like bed nets, simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. LGcombines best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health to create afully sustainable system for defeating diseases of poverty. Future expansion includes extending the brand across Africa and Asia, and into micro franchise businesses in energy, water, and agriculture.

Knowledge required
• Knowledge of basic business principles.
• Knowledge of procurement proceses, regulations and procedures.
• Knowledge of modern office methods, equipment and practices.
• Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures in an assigned field.
Abilities
• Ability to gather information regarding the type and specifics of merchandise needed by LivingGoods.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships between LivingGoods with vendors, suppliers and the public.
• Ability to present detailed reports of findings and recommendations, both orally and in writing.
• Data Entry and management skills
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMNTS:
Two years of experience in procuring commodities and services which includes preparing order specifications, estimates, bids, etc.
Diploma in procurement or stores management, or any other related field.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Procures all products for the organization
2. Receives, counts and inspects all incoming products and reconciles with purchase orders; processes and distributes documentation with purchase orders; reports, documents and tracks damages and discrepancies on orders received.
3. Receives and despatches products.
4. Spearheading and Participating in physical inventories by counting stock.
5. Makes inter branch deliveries of requested products from head office. .
6. Keeps proper records of all procurement and distribution documents.
7. Handling and stacking materials according to a prescribed inventory system.
8. Ensures cleanliness and safety of products, pest control and waste disposal.

How to apply
Submit a CV cover letter, to rmusana@livinggoods.org

Uganda AIDS Commission Jobs Vacancies

The Uganda AIDS Commission was established by Statute of Parliament in February 1992 to coordinate HIV/AIDS issues in Uganda. It is an organisation with a vision of a population free of HIV/AIDS and its effects; and a mission to provide the overall leadership in the coordination and management of the HIV/AIDS National Response. The Commission seeks to recruit highly skilled, experienced and motivated persons to fill the following positions.


(5) JOB TITLE: PROGRAM OFFICER
Reports to: Coordinator Partnership Affairs Directly supervises: None Purpose of the Job
To coordinate the participation of the activities of CSF in response to HIV/AIDS, facilitate and provide support to the
CSF Secretariat in liaison with other UAC staff, the SC, and the implementing agents to ensure the smooth operations of the
CSF, by efficiently addressing the following areas:
Convene Steering Committee [SC) and related TWO meetings;
Convene proposal and project progress review meetings;
Manage the distribution of CSF sponsored solicitations and official communications;
Manage the intake of CSF applications and projects reports.
Development of CSF Annual work plan;
Production of regular CSF Reports;
Smooth CSO proposal development and granting process; and Entire CSF coordination streamlined.


Job requirement

For all positions check for more details on our website: www.aidsuganda.org


How to apply

How to apply: If you believe that you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and required experience, apply attaching copies of your academic and professional certificates/testimonials and your CV showing your postal address, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact, to the Director General, using the address below so as to reach not later than 1 July 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Submit application to: Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road, Ntinda; P.O Box 10779, Kampala - Uganda. E-mail: uac@uac.go.ug

Development Accountant/Financial Analyst Job Opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Development Accountant/Financial Analyst

Our client is a significant retail and distribution company based in Uganda looking to fill key financial positions. For the right candidates there are good opportunities for growth and career development in an environment governed by European business standards.



This is a professional Accountant/Analyst role within the Finance Department. The role is designed to provide additional analytical and operational resource both within the Finance Department and to other departments in the business in the areas of financial and operating procedures, controls and operational processes.
This role is designed to develop capacity within the business and adequate support will be provided internally to the individual and to the achievement of the objectives. However, appointee is expected to have already demonstrated a capacity to self motivate and have achieved measurable successes in previous appointments.

This is a varied role providing strong opportunity for personal and professional career development with excellent prospects for progression and promotion within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:
• Support the finance strategy throughout the business
• Carry out specific assignments as directed, which will include analysis of financial and business data and processes in all departments and functions including, cost reporting, inventory control, capital expenditure control, budget preparation, treasury management
• As directed, identify scope to improve business efficiency
• Plan and report to Head of Departments, including Finance, on proposed change processes implement and manage change within existing operational environments
• Perform operational functions throughout the business as directed
• Supervise staff to achieve business objectives when directed


Job requirement

Qualifications and Attributes:
• Strong technical knowledge of business, accounting and finance concepts
• Experience of operating or auditing in a dynamic and well structured business environment
• Knowledge and experience of good business processes and controls
• Possess good analytical skills and ability to constructively present and report findings verbally and in written reports
• Possess good capacity to plan, implement and report on own work
• Ability to supervise other staff through change processes
• Confident and capable in a professional role
• Honours degree in Accounting, Business Administration (Finance), Commerce, Statistics or associated discipline
• Recently qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CPA (U))
• At least three years experience in a professional role in business or practice environment and may have reached the level of Audit Senior, Team Leader or Supervisor


How to apply

We are seeking Individuals with Integrity who are professional, can deal with a hectic and busy work place, and who are outcome and solution focused.

Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: "PPG - Position Name" where you replace position name with the job you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on the 6th of July 2011

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala • Uganda

Attn.: The Director
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
Web: www.ppg.co.ug

Financial Controller Job Opportunity- Employment

Job Title: Financial Controller

Our client is a significant retail and distribution company based in Uganda looking to fill key financial positions. For the right candidates there are good opportunities for growth and career development in an environment governed by European business standards.



he Financial Controller will lead the finance department to ensure that finances are managed in accordance with established policies and procedures and will supervise the departmental staff in executing their duties.

Key Responsibilities
• Ensure timely preparation of periodical financial and management accounts
• Ensure that financial and other statutory reports are duly prepared and submitted to relevant authorities
• Participate in policy development and co-ordination of the Finance (unction
• Contribute towards financial discipline across the company and ensure that all departments operate within the laid down financial policy framework
• Ensure that liquid funds of the organisation are managed in accordance with established policies and procedures
• Prepare organization wide budgets and implement budgetary controls
• Periodically review internal controls to ensure their suitability in safeguarding the organisation's assets
• Continuously advise and work towards reduced costs and ensure efficient resource allocation and improved cash delivery
• Provide financial and commercial awareness throughout the company and ensure seamless incorporation of financial discipline in all areas of operations
• Ensure effective risk management and tight financial discipline with absolute integrity
• Supervise, appraise and develop staff in the department


Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have:
• A university degree in accounting or business related field
• Internationally recognised accounting qualification (CPA (U) or ACCA or CIMA)
• 8 years experience, including at senior management level in a large organisation

Personal Attributes
• Strong people manager
• Must be able to act proactively and lead projects to closure
• Seek opportunity to improve business efficiency and implement changes as necessary
• A strong communicator


How to apply

Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: "PPG - Position Name" where you replace position name with the job you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on the 6th of July 2011

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala • Uganda

Attn.: The Director
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
Web: www.ppg.co.ug

Uganda AIDS Commission Job Opportunity for HIV PREVENTION OFFICER

JOB TITLE: HIV PREVENTION OFFICER

The Uganda AIDS Commission was established by Statute of Parliament in February 1992 to coordinate HIV/AIDS issues in Uganda. It is an organisation with a vision of a population free of HIV/AIDS and its effects; and a mission to provide the overall leadership in the coordination and management of the HIV/AIDS National Response. The Commission seeks to recruit highly skilled, experienced and motivated persons to fill the following positions.


Reports to: Coordinator, HIV Prevention Purpose of the Job
To strengthen the capacity at Uganda AIDS Commission to coordinate a comprehensive national HIV prevention response. The dynamics and multi-sectoral nature of prevention interventions require strong central coordination to ensure quick access to strategic information; shared perspectives on common issues for harmonized efforts; consensus on appropriate policies and programme approaches; monitoring impact of interventions; and sharing the lessons learned at different levels. Supported by a core technical working group and with input from different stakeholders, the Coordinator HIV Prevention will serve as the focal point for all HIV prevention related policy and programming at national level.


Job requirement

For all positions check for more details on our website: www.aidsuganda.org


How to apply

How to apply: If you believe that you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and required experience, apply attaching copies of your academic and professional certificates/testimonials and your CV showing your postal address, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact, to the Director General, using the address below so as to reach not later than 1 July 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Submit application to: Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road, Ntinda; P.O Box 10779, Kampala - Uganda. E-mail: uac@uac.go.ug

CUSTOMER MARKETING MANAGER Job Vacancy at East African Breweries Limited

Job Title: CUSTOMER MARKETING MANAGER

The following exciting sales career opportunities exist within East African Breweries Limited, - Uganda Breweries Ltd (UBL) CUSTOMER MARKETING MANAGER
This is a senior role whose purpose is to deliver sustainable competitive advantage for EABL by building and managing an effective customer marketing organization. The role holder will effectively manage the capacity & capability of sales to deliver activities and programs in the trade that will build customer engagement, grow sales volumes and market share. They will run the cross functional Business Planning process, activities & budget sufficiency, control, success rate, tracking & evaluation. The role holder needs to have a strong track record in field sales, activity execution & customer marketing with a minimum experience of 6- 8 years.


Job requirement

To access the full information on the roles and how to apply go to www.eabl.com > careers


How to apply

Applications must be submitted through the same site by Monday 27 June, 2011.
KINDLY NOTE THAT NO PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED FOR THESE ROLES.

Joint Medical Store (JMS) Has a Job Vacancy for Executive Assistan

Job Title: Executive Assistan

Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a Church founded private Not-For-Prof it organization whose mission is to supply medicines, medical equipment and related healthcare services, and training of assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices.

JMS invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Executive Assistant.

The Executive Assistant shall provide effective and efficient administrative and secretarial support to the General Manager's office.

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Provide administrative, secretarial and logistical support to the General Manager and assigned offices taking into account urgency and confidentiality.
2. Provide administrative support during preparations for management meetings, act as minute secretary at those meetings and maintain attendance register.
3. Make appointments for the General Manager, maintain a diary for important events including 'meetings, workshops and visits, and where necessary follow up to confirm those appointments.
4. Attend to General Manager's visitors and callers, provide and respond to routine information needs and enquiries.
5. Track and ensure proper flow of documents that are forwarded to General Manager for approval or signature and ensure the documents promptly returned to respective officers.
6. Sort in-coming external correspondences addressed to the General Manager's office, and forward those that do not need his/her attention to relevant officers for action.
7. Ensure accurate and up to date record keeping, prepare and type communication materials and routine reports as directed by the General Manager
8. Monitor the usage of office supplies in the General Manager's office and promptly requisition for replenishments.


Job requirement

Qualifications and experience:
• Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies, Office Management or related field
• Computer certification in at least four of the following packages: MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet, Dbase
• Three years working experience in a similar role in a busy office environment
Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrated IT skills including fast and accurate typing/word processing, spreadsheets, email and database.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate well with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels
• Well developed written and oral communication skills
• Able to use initiative, work independently, and a good team player
• Able to work under pressure, prioritize workload and meet deadlines
• High level of integrity


How to apply

Applications including photocopies of academic certificates, Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees (who are not relatives), and a day-time telephone contacts should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource and Administration
Joint Medical Store
Plot 1828 Gogonya Road, Nsambya
P. O. Box 4501
Kampala
Closing date for receiving applications will be Friday 8" July 2011 at 5.00pm.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interview

Quality Chemical Industries Has Job Vacancies for Production Officers

Job Title: PRODUCTION OFFICER (04)


QCIL is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, and committed team players to reinforce their capacity by filling the following vacant positions:

Job Title: PRODUCTION OFFICER (04)
Reports to the Production Manager

The Main Roles Include:
• Ensuring that appropriate validations and calibrations of equipment are well effected and records taken
• Maintaining up-to-date documentation including SOPs, change control systems and procedures
• Raising T.I sheets for product process and cleaning validation of purified and portable water analysis as per schedule
• Monitoring punch and dies inventory records


Job requirement

Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Should be a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in either Pharmacy, Science Technology or Industrial Chemistry, with a minimum of two (02) year's demonstrable experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing set up.


How to apply

Application Procedure:
Applicants with the above requirements can post or hand deliver their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications, contact details for three (3) professional referees and a day¬time telephone number to the address below:

The Human Resources Manager Quality Chemical Industries Ltd Luzira Industrial Park P.O. Box 34871, KAMPALA (U)

QCIL is an equal opportunity employer and therefore lobbying for any of the above positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
Closing date for applications is Thursday the 30th of June 2011, at 5:00pm. Only short listed candidates will be contacted,
"Affordable Access to Quality Medicines"

Job at Quality Chemical Industries

Job Title: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER-TRAINEE


QCIL is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, and committed team players to reinforce their capacity by filling the following vacant positions:


B) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER-TRAINEE (01)
Reports to the Engineering Manager

The Main Roles Include:
• Monitoring and controlling power plant operations, maintenance and documentation
• Supervising of electrical projects; both in-house and by contractors
• Supervising of calibration works and validation of electrical and electronic systems
• Overseeing optimum usage of power within the factory


Job requirement

Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Should be a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, with a minimum of one [01] year's demonstrable experience in the field of electrical engineering in an industrial set up.


How to apply

Application Procedure:
Applicants with the above requirements can post or hand deliver their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications, contact details for three (3) professional referees and a day¬time telephone number to the address below:

The Human Resources Manager Quality Chemical Industries Ltd Luzira Industrial Park P.O. Box 34871, KAMPALA (U)

QCIL is an equal opportunity employer and therefore lobbying for any of the above positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
Closing date for applications is Thursday the 30th of June 2011, at 5:00pm. Only short listed candidates will be contacted,
"Affordable Access to Quality Medicines"

Gender Officer Jobs (Many Positions) at Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa

Job Title: GENDER OFFICERS

The foundation “Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa” promotes sustainable development of smallholder coffee farming communities.

It implements hands-on projects to improve the competitiveness of smallholder farmers through the establishment of commercially focused farmer organizations capable of providing extension, value addition, marketing and other important support services to their members.

Position: Field Gender Officers (Reporting to the Gender Expert)

Key Result Areas:
• To implement a thorough gender mainstreaming approach to project farmers, with focus on household level, to promote gender equality and participation of women in activity planning, income generation and decision making on use of income.
• To train, support and coordinate fi eld project teams on all gender related activities.
• To liaise with the M&E offi cer for the collection of gender disaggregated information, data analysis and impact measurement.
• To participate in gender networks, platforms, etc
• To develop training and promotional materials in conjunction with the Gender Expert on gender approaches

Skills and Professional Qualifi cation:
• The candidate should have 3 or more years of solid experience in gender mainstreaming at rural level, especially with smallholder farmers in Africa. She/he will be familiar with different approaches and methodologies and be able to adapt these in different situations.
• The candidate will have excellent communication, training and facilitation skills and be able to apply them to diverse target groups.
• The candidate will have the necessary skills to collect and analyse information, further to measuring the impact of activities and to communicating the results to management and other stakeholders.
• A degree in a related fi eld will be preferred further to strong computer and reporting skills, and excellent command of English and Luganda.
• The candidate must be willing to live and work with rural communities in one of the following regions; Masaka, Mityana/Mubende and Luwero/Nakaseke/Nakasongola.
• Possession of a valid motorbike rider’s license and willingness to ride extensively within the project regions.

The position is based in either Mityana, Luwero or Masaka with frequent travels in the project area and occasional travel to Kampala.

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung is an Equal Opportunity Employer Application letters, detailed CV, and the names and contacts of 3 referees should preferably be submitted by e-mail to aidah.nabasirye@hrnstiftung.org

If hand delivered please deliver to the Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa Ltd Office on 7th Street, Plot 44/50, Industrial Area, Kampala, Or by post to The Finance & Administration Offi cer, Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa Ltd, P. O Box 23139, Kampala.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications must be received by 05.00pm on 30th June 2011

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