International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Jobs

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Closing Date: Friday, 15 July 2011


The mission of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is to bring innovation, expertise, solutions and support to address health challenges in low- and middle-income populations. With nearly 10,000 members and subscribers from 145 countries, The Union has its headquarters in Paris and regional and country offices serving the Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America and South-East Asia regions. Its scientific departments focus on tuberculosis, HIV, lung health and non-communicable diseases, tobacco control and research. Each department engages in research, provides technical assistance and offers training and other capacity-building activities leading to health solutions for the poor. For more information, please visit our website: www.theunion.org.

The Union is seeking a qualified local candidate for the position of Finance Assistant to be posted in Kampala, Uganda. The position is dependent upon availability of funds.

Overall Role: The post holder will serve as the key focal point for financial requirements of The Union's work in TB Reach, in Uganda. On a day to day basis, s/he will report to and work closely with the Project Administrator based in Paris and ultimately will report to Project Manager.

Responsibilities: - Validation of financial documents and verification of the accounts; - Accounts production; - Plan the cash flow for all projects including funds transfers; - Establish and maintain internal financial and procurement procedures and controls; - Manage day to day processing of payments, producing reports as requested; - Assist in the payments and administration of salaries, taxes, insurances and other
employee benefits according to local requirements and in line with The Union's international and local protocols and policies; - Administer all aspects of local payroll including: individual payslips, time tracking, benefit tracking and management, deposit for mandatory employer/employee payroll contributions, etc. - Ensure that quotations, approval requests, purchase orders, The Union's invoices process is followed; - Maintain inventories of all fixed assets and equipment; - Ensure proper use, maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment including IT equipment; - Assist in the administration of external contractors and suppliers, secure value for money and good quality in purchasing; - Any other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Advanced professional degree preferably in finance, accounting, economics, business administration or related discipline.
At least 3 years progressive relevant experience managing finance operations at similar size organisation.
Demonstrated ability to co-ordinate filing of financial reports for various governments, NGOs, and other development agencies.

Ability to collaborate and work in a team
Strong organisational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
Flexibility, tact and initiative.
Ability to read, write and speak proficiently in English with one additional regional language required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge and experience with accounting software will be an advantage.

How to Apply Please send a cover letter and your resume to hr@theunion.org Kindly note that the position is open to Ugandan nationals only. Due to the urgency of this position, itmay be filled before the closing date. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.Closing Date: Friday, 15 July 2011

Handicap International Job in Uganda for Livelihood Technical Coordinator

Closing Date: Saturday, 30 July 2011


Handicap International is looking for : Livelihood Technical Coordinator

COUNTRY : Uganda CITY : Kampala

Starting date : ASAP

Length of the assignment : 18 months

Closing date for application : 30/07/2011 Advertisement reference : VATCUG

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission. For more details on the association: http://www.handicap-international.fr/en/s/index.html

JOB CONTEXT: Following consultation between Handicap International (HI), the Uganda Mine Action Center (UMAC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) at the 9th Mine States Parties meeting in Geneva November 2008, HI conducted, in March 2009, a mine action assessment mission in Western Uganda. The assessment mission confirmed the presence of mine/ERW (Explosive Remnants of War) and a significant socio-economic impact in Western Uganda. The HI project approach will include Mine and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Risk Education and ERW victim assistance in coordination with development and capacity building objectives and take place in partnership with 5 local Mine/ERW Survivors and Disabled People Organizations (DPO).

JOB DESCRIPTION: Your main objective will be to ensure the implementation of all livelihood activities at district level and define the livelihood strategy within the project.

Challenges and goals: Based in Kampala, you are under the responsibility of the AUSAID Program Coordinator and you will participate in the cross border (between Uganda and East Congo DRC) project set-up and accompany the project throughout your mission. You will be the programme's key contact person in your field of expertise for internal and external partners.

Activities:

Identify appropriate local partners in order to implement a referral system, support Physical and psychological rehabilitation as well as economic inclusion activities.
You will offer technical support and training to HI staff and partners
Prepare and update the action plan for livelihood operations
Manage reporting and capitalization

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Mandatory:

Master degree in economics, finance, development…
Relevant experience in working with people with disabilities or vulnerable populations is essential
Experience in livelihoods and economic development projects (monitoring, evaluation, implementation)
Experience in empowerment and social inclusion
Business management knowledge
Training capacities
Training and management skills and experience
Hands-on experience in similar positions and projects (start-up) in a humanitarian context.
Excellent negotiation and adaptation skills to multi-cultural, multi-actor environments.

REQUIRED LANGUAGE SKILLS: Fluent written and spoken English is required and French would be an advantage.

JOB ENVIRONMENT: Living conditions in Kampala are good and quite comfortable. It is possible to rent a house with all modern conveniences in Kampala (including running electricity and water). Security conditions in Kampala: safe. This position is open to single, couples and families. 75 % of your time will be spent travelling

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS: Volunteer: 750 or 850 Euros monthly indemnity + living allowance paid on the field + accommodation + 50% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance + indemnity for partner and children Salary: 2100-2400 gross salary/month + 457 Euros net expatriation allowance + 50% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance + indemnity for partner and children

Please send resume and covering letter with the reference: to: VATCUG HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL - 14, avenue Berthelot - 69361 LYON CEDEX 07 - FRANCE By Email: recrut05@handicap-international.org Or by our website: www.handicap-international.fr Please do not telephone

Systems Administrator Job Opportunity at World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Job Title: Systems Administrator
Reports to: I T Manager
Duty Station: National office
Location: Kampala
Purpose of the position:
Purpose of this position is to provide support/maintenance for the application and server environment in order to ensure optimal performance at all times. The position is responsible for the development of enhanced systems products, system administration, backup/restore, security, and maintenance of server software and hardware.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage directory structures, rights, backup, security of software/files on servers including user, server and workstation account maintenance support in accordance with security policies and procedures;
• Administers, designs, implements and supports server systems, including, but not limited to: Installation of server network operating systems, central malware/ virus controls, DBMS and all server network services. Installation of server software management applications and utilities, patch management and systemic enhancement to the server farm environment;
• Maintains and enhances the performance of the server environment and ensure all relevant Service Level Agreements are met;
• Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Lotus Notes servers and clients, including collaborative/information sharing applications, workflow systems, and communications systems/applications;
• Develops and maintains Lotus Notes server connection and replication schedules and ensures proper configuration for ail Lotus Notes servers in the Partnership to provide 24 x 7 connectivity and replication capability;
• Resolves replication conflicts between Lotus Notes servers in the Partnership to ensure the effective and smooth transfer of corporate information through the Partnership;
• Networks with field based IT officers on supporting regional and project offices; handling of server related issues from, the help desk and escalation of trie same;
• Researches, analyzes, evaluates and utilizes new systems tools for server monitoring, maintenance, performance, analysis and backup/restore. Handles server documentation, as well as computer technical guide Updating;
• Takes on the network administrators roles whenever the network administrator is out of office.


Job requirement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information v Technology and any numerical courses with a bias in Computer science
• MCSE certification is a plus
• Certified Lotus Professional (CLPI/Administrator is an added advantage
• Three years relevant experience
• Strong Windows 2003 server platform experience, including strong understanding of Active Directory, backup/recovery, TCP/IP configuration, shared drives, HTTP/HTTPS, GPOs, Security Templates, etc. Candidate should be able to support and enhance the local environment
• Installation and configuration of server hardware and software, specifically HP ML53Q & DL360 product lines
• Empirical knowledge of Lotus Notes/Domino environment desired
• Extensive knowledge of both client and server operating systems, Sunsystems, MacAfee EPO, MS SQL, Cluster installation and troubleshooting is an added advantage.
• Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Experience with tape libraries/ autoloaders.

• DNS architecture for Windows 2003 environment.

• Installation and configuration of DBMS tools including MS SQL Server.

• Strong Understanding of networking concepts including TCP/IP, WINS, DNS, DHCP


How to apply

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated CV with at least three suitable referees with their telephone contact to; wvujobs@wvi.org to World Vision National office (Please Indicate In the subject line the position you are applying for).

Closing date for receiving applications is: Friday 15th July 2011
NB: If you do not hear from us within one month from the deadline of application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

World Vision Uganda (WVU) has a Job Vacancy for IT Officer

Job Title: Position: IT Officer

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. "Our Vision tor every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so."
World Vision Uganda is seeking to hire competent persons to fill the following position;


Position: IT Officer
Reports to: IT Manager
Duty Station: National office
Location: Kampala
Purpose of the position:
This position is an integral part of the World Vision Uganda IT Team. The incumbent will be the National Office IT presence on the ground within the WV Zonal offices. This role is to be both the face of National Office IT and means of delivering operational capability to WVU IT clients.

Key Responsibilities:
• In collaboration with the National Office team implements and maintains Internet connectivity, remote access, VPNs, and protocols at all sites with the Zonal office;
• Installs, configures, and maintains security for LAN/ WAN, internet, wireless, and remote access services for all users within the zone;
• Follows up incidences/requests on WVU Customer Service/HeIp desk in a manner consistent with IT Service Level Guidelines;
• Diagnoses and troubleshoots system problems and coordinates with the National Office IT Department for appropriate escalation issue for resolution;
• Responsible tor receiving, setting up, testing and installing new computer systems, hardware and software, and assisting users in migrating their data and customized configurations to new systems;
• In coordination with the National Office IT team, facilitates delivery of IT skills training on WV approved productivity tools;
• Provides second and third levels support for all technical problem solving and troubleshooting in connectivity related within the region;
• Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of a Lotus Notes application connection and replication schedules and ensures proper configuration for all Lotus Notes to provide 24 x 7 connectivity and replication capability


Job requirement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology and any numerical courses with a bias in Computer science
• Professional certification is an added advantage. Three years relevant experience in IT Support ITIL Service Management framework knowledge and experience is an added advantage. MS Windows 2003 server platform experience Empirical knowledge of Lotus Notes/Domino environment is a plus
• Good knowledge of both client and server operating systems; Cisco routers and firewalls, MS SQL
• Strong Understanding of networking concepts including TCP/IP. WINS. DNS, DHCP, LAN/WAN


How to apply

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated CV with at least three suitable referees with their telephone contact to; wvujobs@wvi.org to World Vision National office (Please Indicate In the subject line the position you are applying for).

Closing date for receiving applications is: Friday 15th July 2011
NB: If you do not hear from us within one month from the deadline of application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Network for Water and Sanitation (NETWAS) Job Opportunity

Job Title: District Capacity Building and Learning Facilitator

PLAN Uganda in partnership with Network for Water and Sanitation (NETWAS) Uganda received a grant from the European Union to implement a 3 year WASH project in the districts of Kamuli, Luwero, Lira and Tororo, and 16 sub counties.

NETWAS Uganda is a National non-profit making organization that was registered in 1996 in Uganda, to provide services in the Water supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. NETWAS Uganda therefore requests for applications from qualified individuals to fill the following vacant positions:

POSITION 1: DISTRICT CAPACITY BUILDING AND LEARNING FACILITATOR
Location: Based in Kampala with frequent travel to (Kamuli, Luwero, Lira and Tororo)
Purpose of the Job:
The Capacity building and Learning Facilitator is to serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the Water Sanitation and Hygiene interventions in districts and sub-counties.

Responsibilities:
• Build close and constructive relationships within partner communities to understand their Water, Sanitation and Hygiene realities and facilitate active learning to address challenges;
• Facilitate networking among local stakeholder groups and between local partners (PLAN and District local governments) and others outside the project area;
• Facilitate planning processes with community members in liason with PLAN to target infrastructure development;
• Actively collaborate with PLAN field staff, Knowledge management and learning facilitator and Technical Staff in carrying out project activities;
• Establish and facilitate multi-stakeholder learning platforms within the districts of operation;
• Train communities to support the installation, operation and maintenance of water facilities in selected districts:
• Identify capacity needs and support capacity building for community groups;


Job requirement

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience:
• Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Sociology, Public Health, Development Studies, Social Sciences, or other related field.
• A minimum of 2 years' successful experience in the implementation . of community mobilization and sensitization, facilitating multi-stakeholder processes in communities;
• Competence in adult training techniques, ability to communicate effectively in English, luo or Luganda.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills and capacity to work with a partner-based approach and ability to work with minimal supervision.


How to apply

How to apply:
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae. copies of academic certificates and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to:
The Chairman, NETWAS COUNCIL,

Plot 2220 Port bell Road, Aqua Complex, Kitintale P.0. Box 40223, Kampala Or by Email: netwasuganda@gmail.com To reach him not later than Monday 18th July, 2011 at 5:00pm

Cashier / Administrative Assistant Job in Uganda

Job Title: Cashier/Administrative Assistant

PLAN Uganda in partnership with Network for Water and Sanitation (NETWAS) Uganda received a grant from the European Union to implement a 3 year WASH project in the districts of Kamuli, Luwero, Lira and Tororo, and 16 sub counties.

NETWAS Uganda is a National non-profit making organization that was registered in 1996 in Uganda, to provide services in the Water supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. NETWAS Uganda therefore requests for applications from qualified individuals to fill the following vacant positions:

POSITION 2: CASHIER/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Reports to: Finance & Admin Manager Duties & Key Responsibilities:
• Receives and banks all revenues and issues receipts for all payments;
• Prepares books of accounts and updates the cash books; Ensure the safety of cash, cheques, receipt books, vouchers, stamps and all assets in his/her control; Ensure adequate petty cash levels for the organization; Prepare periodical petty cash analysis reports; Provide administrative support to the organisation including personnel issues;
• Coordinate & maintain records for staff, telephones and other documents;
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.


Job requirement

Qualifications and Working Experience:
• Minimum of Uganda Diploma in Business Studies or their equivalent;
• Must have computer and accounting skills;
• At least 2 years of experience with a busy and reputable organization preferably an NGO;
• 2-3 years relevant professional experience including office administration and petty cash management;
• Highly organized, detail-oriented, sound judgment, strong interpersonal and communication skills;
• Knowledge of operation of standard office equipment;


How to apply

How to apply:
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae. copies of academic certificates and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to:
The Chairman, NETWAS COUNCIL,

Plot 2220 Port bell Road, Aqua Complex, Kitintale P.0. Box 40223, Kampala Or by Email: netwasuganda@gmail.com To reach him not later than Monday 18th July, 2011 at 5:00pm.

Information Management and Dissemination Specialist (1 post)

Job Title: Information Management and Dissemination Specialist (1 post)

The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda's leading economics research institution. Its mandate is to provide research and other forms of analytical support to Uganda's development process. EPRC uses resources from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Government of Uganda and ThinkTank Initiative (TTI) under the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). The Centre

Job Title: Information Management and Dissemination Specialist (1 post) - Re-advertised
Main roles:
To strategically create, develop and implement communications and policy engagement plans that will
Contribute to the marketability o( the Centre's research products and enhance ft visibility both locally and internationally The Information Management & Dissemination Specialist reports to the Principe
Research Fellow

Duties:
a) Heads and coordinates the activities of the Information Unit;
b) Coordinate the development, production and circulation of the Centre's publications;
c) Edit and coordinate the production of Research Series, Occasional Papers and Research Reports, among others,
d) Plan and implement the communication and policy engagement activities at national and sub-regional levels;
e) Production of quarterly and annual reports; and newsletters;
f) Work with the Centre's stakeholders to facilitate policy engagement based on Its research evidence;
g) Support the dissemination activities;
h) Strengthen EPRC's research work through media networks and associations;
i) Identify relevant TV/Radio programs and pitch for TV/Radio interviews with EPRC researchers;
j) Support or initiate activities that promote awareness of EPRC's work among policy makers. Private sector and CSO, among others;
k) Provide advice on website content and design,
l) Initiate and/or support other e-dissemination activities;
m) Identify and make available or explore availability of e-resources relevant to EPRC research work; and
n) Explore fundraising opportunities for communication activities and participate in development of proposals.


Job requirement

Requirements:
a) Minimum of Master's degree either in Mass Communication; Library and Information Science; Information Sciences (Publishing major), or Public Relations from a recognised University;
b) Qualification in the economics related fields will be an added advantage
c) At least three years of hands-on experience in undertaking similar works;
d) Ability to understand and interpret economic issues;
e) Excellent writing skills and ability to translate complex economic jargons into simple messages for general audiences.
f) Excellent organizational skills;
g) Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office products and Desk-top Publishing software;
h) Able to work independently with minimal supervision but thrive in a highly dynamic, energetic and demanding team,
i) Substantial experience at a management level in and knowledge of records/information management strategies and systems including electronic document systems
j) Well developed leadership skills including the ability to lead in a team environment:
k) High level communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a range of people in various contexts, and
l) Well developed conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to provide expert advice in relation to information management.


How to apply



All the above positions are for three year contracts, with a possibility for renewal, subject to performance. Attractive and internationally competitive remuneration package including healthcare coverage is offered.
EPRC is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive package including health cover. Applications, including detailed curriculum vitae; names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer), and photocopies of credentials should be sent to the address below not later than Friday, August 5, 2011, 5 p.m.

Applicants should indicate dearly on top of the envelope the position applied for
The Chairman, Board of Management
Economic Policy Research Centre
51 Pool Road, Makerere Campus
P.O. Box 7841
Kampala. Tel: 0414-540141040159
Fax: 0414- 541022
Email: eprc@eprc.or.ug
A copy of this advertisement can be found at the EPRC's website http://www.eprc.or.ug
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted for interview.

Job Opportunity at NETWAS

PLAN Uganda in partnership with Network for Water and Sanitation (NETWAS) Uganda received a grant from the European Union to implement a 3 year WASH project in the districts of Kamuli, Luwero, Lira and Tororo, and 16 sub counties.

NETWAS Uganda is a National non-profit making organization that was registered in 1996 in Uganda, to provide services in the Water supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. NETWAS Uganda therefore requests for applications from qualified individuals to fill the following vacant positions:
POSTION3: DRIVER
Reporting to: Finance and Administration Manager
The Driver is an administrative position in NETWAS. The driver provides administrative input into the organisation using his/her knowledge in the transport industry.

Duties and responsibilities:
NETWAS driver is required to:
• Posses a valid driver's permit at all times.
• Carry out routine checks and weekly reports on the vehicles,
• Monitor and ensure that the vehicles are serviced and repaired on time.


Job requirement

Job requirements:
• Must possess a minimum of O'level certificate of Education,
• A valid driving licence with at least classes B, C and D,
• A minimum of three years driving experience with a reputable organisation, with basic mechanical and vehicle maintenance skills,
• Must be self motivated, honest, forward thinking, result oriented wild excellent communication skills, Fluency in English is essential.


How to apply

How to apply:
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae. copies of academic certificates and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to:
The Chairman, NETWAS COUNCIL,

Plot 2220 Port bell Road, Aqua Complex, Kitintale P.0. Box 40223, Kampala Or by Email: netwasuganda@gmail.com To reach him not later than Monday 18th July, 2011 at 5:00pm.

District-Based Program Officer Job at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader m the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries and at 4,700 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of nearly 1,300—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation's global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
The Foundation has received funding from USAID/Uganda for a five-year cooperative agreement in 13 districts in the South-western region of Uganda with the goal of increasing access to, coverage of and utilization of quality comprehensive tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services. The STAR SW project Has four main objectives:
1. To strengthen decentralized HIVVTB service delivery system, with emphasis on health center (Vs, Ills and community out reaches.
2. To improve quality and efficiency of HIV/TB services within health facilities and Community Service Organizations /groups.
3. To strengthen networks and referrals systems to improve access to, coverage of and utilization of HIV/TB services.
4. To intensify demand generation activities for HIV/TB prevention, care and treatment service-


The STAR-SW project will provide a comprehensive service package of HIV counseling and testing (HCT), prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), HIV/AIDS chronic care services, HIV/TB collaborative services, community based directly observed TB treatment-short course (CB-DOTS); and antiretroviral treatment (ART) This program will foster the development of strong partnerships with other district-based TB and HIV/AIDS programs in each of the regions in order to improve coordination: expand the referral network; and ensure more efficient use of resources.


JOB TITLE: District-Based Program Officer
DEPARTMENT: Clinical Services
LOCATION: Mbarara
Reporting Relation
The District Based Program Officer reports to the Director-Clinical Services.
Job Summary:
The District Based Program Officer will help to expand the comprehensive TB and HIV/AIDS Program. The Program Officer will work with the country team and will travel extensively to provide technical advice to health workers and district health teams in the areas in which STAR SW/EGPAF is working. He/she will provide direct technical support and guidance to implementing partners at the regional, district. sub-district and community levels.
Core Duties & Responsibilities
• Ensures the technical soundness of EGPAF's district based strategies for supporting TB and HIV/AIDS programs by updating STAR SW project staff and implementing partners on technical advances and lessons learned around the world.
• Participates in the development of overall comprehensive TB and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment strategy to support the National Strategy to provide national expansion of PMTCT, C&T, T8 and associated care and support services in Uganda.
• Provides technical guidance during the development of STAR SW/ EGPAF's annual work plan.
• Integrates technical support in the key program areas supported by STAR SW and provides technical guidance to the district teams for work plan development to ensure successful implementation of the project.
• Support the setting up and running of HIV/AIDS clinical services and track progress at individual sites through supporting site ART accreditation process and capacity building of health workers at various health facilities through mentorships and CMEs done during the site visits, in collaboration with MOH and the EGPAF program team.
• Coordinates technical reporting according to defined reporting schedule and writes regular monitoring and technical reports as required and contribute to EGPAF's reports.
• Assists in identifying, documenting, disseminating and scaling up best practices in TB and HIV and writes regular monitoring and technical reports as required and contribute to EGPAF's reports.
• Represents EGPAF and STAR SW project in the supported districts and at national level.


Job requirement

Knowledge. Stalls and Abilities Required:
• The qualified candidate will have a medical degree and/or a Master's degree in Public Health.
• At least 3 years of professional experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention, care & treatment.
• Hands-on knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring PMTCT, clinical HIV/AIDS care and treatment including Pediatric care programs.
• Practical experience in managing TB and HIV services at district levels.
• Sound understanding of current issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS and especially PMTCT. ART and HCT.
• Trainer and mentoring skills
• Strong skills in teamwork and networking. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.
• Willingness to work and travel in rural settings in Uganda.


How to apply

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Please send cover letter and CV to:
The Country Director/COP
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 21127
Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org (Email subject: use Job title )

EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants.
Deadline for submission is July 18th, 2011
www.pedaids.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Principal Research Fellow (1 Position)

The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda's leading economics research institution. Its mandate is to provide research and other forms of analytical support to Uganda's development process. EPRC uses resources from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Government of Uganda and ThinkTank Initiative (TTI) under the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). The Centre
1. Principal Research Fellow (1 Position) Duties:
a) Deputizes the Executive Director
b) Coordinates research agenda that stimulate ideas for addressing development challenges of Uganda,
c) Manages and coordinates the timely implementation of the Centre's research agenda
d) Provides guidance to the Centre's knowledge management
e) Undertake research in areas of his/her expertise
f) Engage in commissioned word for and on behalf of the Centre
g) Implement research and capacity building/staff development activities
h) Identify opportunities for the most efficient and effective collaborative use of research by the Centre's stakeholders
i) Mentor, supervise and manage researchers' performance
j) Coordinate a systematic environmental scanning of available data analysis, presentation tools, best practices
k) Ensure effective participation of the Centre in development policy discourse
l) Market the Centre and solicit funds From various development partners through proposal writing and grant applications to support the Centre's activities


Job requirement

Requirements:
a) Excellent academic background with a Ph.D. in Economics or any related area in economics (by coursework and research) from a reputable University
b) Strong training background in theory and methods of economic analysis .
c) Excellent writing and presentation skills
d) A minimum of five (5) years of postdoctoral research work experience
e) Considerable experience in public policy analysis and research as well as knowledge management
f) Strong track record peer-reviewed publication
g) Experience of successful management and leadership of a research team working on large research projects
h) Experience of designing and implementing policy oriented research
i) Significant record of innovative and influential work, demonstrated by lead authorship of peer reviewed publications
j) Well developed leadership skills including the ability to lead in a team work environment
k) Willingness and ability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive environment
l) High-level interpersonal skills and good communication skills
m) Professional experience of working in a reputable research institutions
n) Unquestionable integrity
o) A qualification in management will be an added advantage


How to apply

All the above positions are for three year contracts, with a possibility for renewal, subject to performance. Attractive and internationally competitive remuneration package including healthcare coverage is offered.
EPRC is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive package including health cover. Applications, including detailed curriculum vitae; names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer), and photocopies of credentials should be sent to the address below not later than Friday, August 5, 2011, 5 p.m.

Applicants should indicate dearly on top of the envelope the position applied for
The Chairman, Board of Management
Economic Policy Research Centre
51 Pool Road, Makerere Campus
P.O. Box 7841
Kampala. Tel: 0414-540141040159
Fax: 0414- 541022
Email: eprc@eprc.or.ug
A copy of this advertisement can be found at the EPRC's website http://www.eprc.or.ug
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted for interview.

Economic Policy Research Centre has a Job vacancy for a Senior Research Fellows

The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda's leading economics research institution. Its mandate is to provide research and other forms of analytical support to Uganda's development process. EPRC uses resources from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Government of Uganda and ThinkTank Initiative (TTI) under the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). The Centre
2. Senior Research Fellow Sectoral

(Reports to the Principal Research Fellow -1 Position)

Main Duties:
a) Undertake empirical sectoral policy research and analysis
b) Engage in commissioned work for and on behalf of the Centre
c) Based on research findings and sound analysis, contribute lo national policy discourse
d) Guide research and capacity building activities of Research Fellows and Assistant Research Fellows
e) Mentor and coach Research Fellows and Assistant Research Fellows


Job requirement

Requirements:
a) Excellent academic background with a Ph.D. in Economics or any related area in economics (by coursework and research) from a reputable University
b) Must be abreast with sector policies in education, health, agriculture, water and sanitation
c) Must be conversant with development challenges in the above mentioned sectors
d) Must have econometric impact evaluation techniques
e) Must have publications in at least two of the above mentioned sectors in (c)
f) Must be conversant with the linkage between sectoral issues and macroeconomic policies
g) Excellent writing and presentation skills
h) A minimum of five (3) years of postdoctoral research work experience
i) Professional experience of working in a reputable research institutions
j) Proven high level writing skills as primary author in published research papers, review etc,
k) Strong training background in theory and methods of economic analysis
l) High-level interpersonal skills and good communication skills
a) Self motivation and capability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive environment
b) Evidence of publication of own written articles in either local or international journals
c) Demonstrated ability to use STATA, E Views. GAMS or GAUSS for data analysis
d) Abreast with current global and national economic issues
e) Unquestionable integrity


How to apply

the above positions are for three year contracts, with a possibility for renewal, subject to performance. Attractive and internationally competitive remuneration package including healthcare coverage is offered.
EPRC is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive package including health cover. Applications, including detailed curriculum vitae; names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer), and photocopies of credentials should be sent to the address below not later than Friday, August 5, 2011, 5 p.m.

Applicants should indicate dearly on top of the envelope the position applied for
The Chairman, Board of Management
Economic Policy Research Centre
51 Pool Road, Makerere Campus
P.O. Box 7841
Kampala. Tel: 0414-540141040159
Fax: 0414- 541022
Email: eprc@eprc.or.ug

Elizabeth Glaser pediatric AIDS Foundation Job- Advisor Care and Treatment

Job Title:Technical Advisor Care and Treatment

Department clinical services

Mbarara offices

Core duties
• Provides technical guidance for comprehensive TB and HIV /AIDS programs by updating implementation partners on technical advances and lessons learned around the world
• Collaborates with other team members to ensure national and international standards
• Provide ART technical support to the district based offices
• Assisting in identifying, documenting and disseminating information

Knowledge and skills
• A medical degree and a masters in public health or other clinical Disciplines
• At least 5 years working in HIV prevention care and treatment
• Hands o knowledge and skills in designing , planning ,PCMT and clinical services
• Experience in health services



To Apply :please send CVs and cover letters to
The country director /cop
Elizabeth Glaser pediatric AIDS Foundation Nakasero
P.O Box 21127
Kampala Uganda

Email UgandaRecruitement@pedaids.org
Email addres job title
Deadline 18th july

USAID Jobs- Associate Director of Operations

Job Title: Associate Director of Operations
Department operations
Location Mbarara


Core duties and responsibilities
• Compliance ensure a culture of compliance is a adopted in the country according to donors
• Establish work flows and approval processes and ensure that each operational staff members understands how their role is underlined
• In the true collaboration spirit and in close partnership with the country director
• Communication which acts as the operation points across all points
• Human resource while over seeing the implementation of the performance management and compensation systems

Knowledge and skills
• Over all in charge of operations and functions in a mid size country programme
From 40-100 staff with 1or 2 donors
• Manages designs , development and review of specific unit specialized
• Manages a team of several operations
• Mastery of one of the relevant functional areas
• Bachelors degree is required; masters degree in business administration management is highly preferred
• Minimum 6-7 yrs relevant experience in senior operations manager

To Apply :please send CVs and cover letters to
The country director /cop
Elizabeth Glaser pediatric AIDS Foundation Nakasero
P.O Box 21127
Kampala Uganda

Email UgandaRecruitement@pedaids.org
Email addres job title
Deadline 18th july

Project Accountant Job at Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited

Job Title:Project Accountant
Reports to Manager Finance and Administration

Main Responsibilities
• Liaising with Management during the preparation of UEGCL Budgets
• Verifying and approving financial transactions regarding Projects
• Providing Technical Advice

Qualification
• Bachelors Degree majoring In Accounting from a Recognized University
• Membership to a profession body
• Four years relevant experiences
• Computer litracy

Other requirements
• Skills in Use of Systems and Spiral Soft
• Valid driving permit
• Not above 35 years

Interested persons should submit their applications with copies of academic testimonials and a detailed CV Indicating two referees and their full addresses

Manager and Administrative /Company Secretary
The Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited

18-20 faraday Ambley estate opposite Nalufenya Police Station
P.O BOX 1101
JINJA

Deadline is 15 July 2011

Uganda Electricity Generation Company Job Vacancy - Based in Jinja

Job Title: Company Secretary

Repots to: Managing Director

Duty Station: Jinja

Responsibilities

• Developing and over seeing systems to ensure that the company complies with relevant Laws and procedure
• Prepare the agenda of the company’s meetings
• Monitor regulatory changes in management and legislation
• Liaises with the regulators to ensure compliances with all licensing obligation
• Liaises with the supervisors

Minimum qualifications
• Bachelors Degree In law from a recognized University
• Diploma in legal practice’ at Law Development Center
• Computer literacy’

Interested persons should submit their applications with copies of academic testimonials and a detailed CV Indicating two referees and their full addresses

Manager and Administrative /Company Secretary
The Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited

18-20 faraday Ambley estate opposite Nalufenya Police Station
P.O BOX 1101
JINJA

Deadline is 15 July 2011

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