Data Entry Jobs in Uganda- at PSFU

Job Title: Data Entry

Background
The Government of Uganda has received credit from the World Bank to finance the Second Private Sector Competitiveness Project (PSCPII). The project aims at improving the competitiveness of Uganda and has three reinforcing components implemented by various institutions being coordinated by a Project Coordination Unit (PCU) that is located at the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU).
The project seeks to engage Data entry clerks to support the on-going initiatives to improve business registration services at the Uganda Registrations Service Bureau (URSB)
The Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) is an autonomous agency of the Government of Uganda (GoU) established to facilitate private sector development. The Government has undertaken economic reforms and made the private sector the leader in economic development. URSB is one of the public institutions that were identified as a key stakeholder in competitiveness of the economy through registration of business enterprises, intellectual property rights, liquidation of companies and vital civil events registration.
The overall objective of the bureau is to facilitate private sector development by making the economy more competitive through: Automation of registration services, computerized records management, reduction of time and cost taken to register a business, decentralization of services to regions and enhancement of access of services by the public as well as provision of quality customer care.

Job Title: Data Entryr Clek Number required: 10 positions

Task: Data clerks will be involved in file conversion that entails the following:
 Re-filing – organizing and preparing files for processing
 Re-ordering – organizing instruments prior to collation with associated company file/ business name record.
 Data Entry – capturing data from files and forms into the database.
 Verification – checking for errors added during data entry into the database.
 Quality Assurance – checking overall accuracy of the data captured
 Perform other assignments as deemed necessary for achieving the strategic objectives of the records rehabilitation and modernization of the Records Automation.
 Report to the Systems Administrator about the progress and problems associated with the system and automation process.

Qualifications and Experience:
Either Diploma in Business computing/information technology/computer science or secretarial studies with minimum typing speed of at least 30wpm.
Or University graduate in any discipline with a certificate in computer applications with 5 years experience in data capture from a busy institution and typing speed of at least 50wpm can also apply.

Application Process:
Eligible candidates may hand deliver their applications with curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, testimonials and three referees addressed to:

The Project Manager, PSCPII,
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU),
Plot 43 Nakasero Road,
P. O.B ox 7683, KAMPALA.

Closing date for receiving Applications: Tuesday, 26th July, 2011 - 5:00pm.

Application closing date 26th July,2011
Evaluation Process 5th August,2011
Notification of Best evaluated candidates 12th August,2011
Contract Award 20th August,2011

Agricultural Extension Officer At Goal Uganda

GOAL is an International Humanitarian Organisation working in Uganda. Our mandate is to ensure that the poor and vulnerable are able to exercise their fundamental rights and meet their basic needs. GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities. GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy. Goal reserves the right to reject any application from a candidate who is currently employed by a local partner organization.

GOAL OFFERS AN ATTRACTIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE WHICH INCLUDES, AMONG OTHER BENEFITS, MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR EACH EMPLOYEE & DEPENDANTS.

GOAL is currently recruiting for the following positions based in Pader and Abim:

Agricultural Extension Officer - Pader

The position holder will provide extension support mainly for the horticultural production activities involving the production of assorted vegetables for household consumption and for the local market in Parabongo in Pader District. Working closely with the Livelihoods Manager, the extension officer will ensure that the project agricultural activities are implemented in line with best agronomic practice emphasising the importance of maximising returns to beneficiary farmers, soil and environmental conservation.

Requirements (Essential)
• University degree or Diploma in Agriculture or in Rural Development or related disciplines with hands on experience in agricultural extension;
• At least 4 years experience in agricultural extension for small holder farmers particularly in a recovery context;
• Knowledge of Farmer Field Schools (FFS) or having worked with FFS is a strong asset.
• Training and or strong understanding of the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework
• Basic knowledge of VSLA concepts, principles and methodology.
• Proven skills in performance management and capacity building related to staff, institutions and communities;
• Strong management, project planning, organizational, supervisory, interpersonal, and communication skills;
• Proven ability to work creatively and independently;
• Highly motivated with a desire to work with local communities;
• Competent in Windows, MS office programs, email and database experience;
• Fluency in English, spoken and written; knowledge of Luo will be added advantage
• Willingness to live in Kalongo which is a remote location.
• Experience in Agribusiness will be an added advantage.
• Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding licence.

Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by 15th July 2011. Only Short listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard from GOAL by 29th July 2011, count yourself unsuccessful. Applications should be hand delivered or sent to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, next to DED or email to: vacancies@goaluganda.com

Jobs at Goal Uganda- Food Security Extension Assistant

GOAL is an International Humanitarian Organisation working in Uganda. Our mandate is to ensure that the poor and vulnerable are able to exercise their fundamental rights and meet their basic needs. GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities. GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy. Goal reserves the right to reject any application from a candidate who is currently employed by a local partner organization.

GOAL OFFERS AN ATTRACTIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE WHICH INCLUDES, AMONG OTHER BENEFITS, MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR EACH EMPLOYEE & DEPENDANTS.

GOAL is currently recruiting for the following positions based in Pader and Abim:

Food Security Extension Assistant - Abim

This position will assist the Food Security Extension Officer in the implementation of the Abim Food Security Project. Specifically the position will be responsible for supporting the community agricultural extension volunteers in their work.

Requirements (Essential)
• Diploma or certificate in Agriculture or its equivalent
• At least 2 years experience of extension work in food security programming and other agricultural related activities in an emergency/crisis recovery situation.
• Basic knowledge of VSLA concepts, principles and methodology.
• Good communication skills including good spoken and written English. Good computer skills, good working knowledge of Microsoft excel and Word.
• Willing to live in a remote location.

Desirable

• Knowledge of facilitating farmer field schools will be an added advantage.
• Ability to communicate in the local Itur Language.
• Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding licence.


Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by 15th July 2011. Only Short listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard from GOAL by 29th July 2011, count yourself unsuccessful. Applications should be hand delivered or sent to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, next to DED or email to: vacancies@goaluganda.com

Uganda Inflight Services Jobs

Job Title: Maintenance Manager
Reports to: General Manager

Purpose of the job:
To provide servicing and preventative maintenance of a large refrigeration plant and the maintenance of production kitchen equipment.

Key Result Areas:
• Ensures that preventive and corrective measures of all electrical and mechanical systems and equipment are in place
• Keeping ground support equipment well maintained in a sound operational condition
• Monitoring consumption of fuel, lubricants and spare parts and advise procurement
• Participation and acquisition of spare parts locally and internationally and modification where necessary
• Identifies repairs to done externally and reports them to management
• Makes weekly management reports
• Ensures that meter readings for water and electricity are done together with CAA
• Keeping of records upon receiving issues, transfers, expiry, and maintaining database within the workshop
• Communicates to CAA all repairs to be initiated by themselves on equipment and structures
• Manages and schedules other maintenance staff

Job requirement

Qualification and Experience:
• A higher diploma in vehicle maintenance and/or refrigeration with knowledge of the other
• 10 years working experience and at least 4 should have been at supervisory level
• At least 3 traceable trade references

How to apply

If you think you match the above criteria please send your application together with a detailed resume and copies of relevant academic papers not later than 25th July 2011 to:
Human Resources Manager,
Uganda Inflight Services Ltd, P.O Box 728 Entebbe International Airport;

Finance and Administrative Officer Job at Justice Center

Job Title: Finance and Administrative Officer

Reports to the Finance Manager: Responsibilities:
• Provide support to finance and administration manager.
• Manage the front desk.
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
• Review Regional accountabilities
• Remit applicable tax payments including VAT, PAYE and NSSF
• Accounting, book keeping and daily financial transactions.
• Manage bank transactions.
• Manage petty cash.
• Manage imprest system.
• Maintain assets register and ensure proper custody.
• Purchase, store and manage office supplies and maintain records.
• Prepare monthly cash and bank reconciliations.
• Record keeping and budget tracking

Job requirement

Qualifications - degree in accounting and 1-2 years experience. Other Skills: Demonstrable computer knowledge and applications, store management, excellent and proven interpersonal skills.

Age: 25 - 35 years

How to apply

Deadline: Tuesday. 26lh July 2011. Apply to: The National Coordinator, Justice Centres, P.O.BOX 26365 Kampala Uganda. Email: info@justicecentres.go.ug or deliver at Chambers F8 &F6 High Court Kampala

Justice Center Job Opportunity

Job Title: National Monitoring and Evaluation / IMS Specialist

The M&E specialist will work under the direct supervision of the National Coordinator to monitor the Justice centres and is responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating a JC wide M&E system to measure and demonstrate the degree of achievements registered by JCs against stated objectives. In particular the M&E Specialist will:

Responsibilities:
• Develop tools, techniques and guidelines for M&E.
• Facilitate stakeholders to refine the planning matrix and indicators.
• Provide technical advice and guidance to the NCO and JCs on M&E issues.
• Develop staff capacities for planning, monitoring , evaluation and reporting.
• Facilitate and coordinate documentation of learning and best practices.
• Facilitate and coordinate operationalisation of a data base and Management and Information Management system.
• Analyse data from JCs and other data sources and advise the NCO Coordinator on emerging trends.
• Extract learning and ensure feedback to relevant stakeholders, and for advocacy.
• Facilitate organizational learning through internal and external technical meetings and reflection meetings.
• Regular monitoring of Justice Centres and the National Coordination Unit.
• Develop, implement and maintain reporting formats and an effective database.
• Train staff in JCs on M&E systems and operations.
• Coordinate production of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and disseminate them to relevant stakeholders.
• Provide Regular M&E Reports
• Coordinate with the JLOS M&E Specialist and LASPNET Secretariat.
• Maintain and Update the Justice Centres Website

Job requirement

Key competencies:
• Professional Knowledge of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting.
• Experience of M&E especially of community based processes.
• Proven ability and experience in designing M&E frameworks.


• Proven research abilities and experience.

• Ability to facilitate and coordinate processes,

• Experience and ability to build and manage teams.

• Excellent communication and documentation skills.

• Previous work with government, development oriented organizations or Legal Aid Service Providers is an added advantage,
Qualifications: First degree in Law, Social Sciences, Statistics, Computer Science and other related field. Masters Degree in Law, Economics, Development Studies or related degree, Additional Training in M&E, Research Methodologies and related processes will be an advantage. Work experience: 3- 5 years experience in a similar position or equivalent.
Other Skills: Demonstrable computer knowledge and applications skills, use of IT research packages and software, Age: 28 - 45 years.

How to apply

Deadline: Tuesday. 26lh July 2011. Apply to: The National Coordinator, Justice Centres, P.O.BOX 26365 Kampala Uganda. Email: info@justicecentres.go.ug or deliver at Chambers F8 &F6 High Court Kampala.

MTN Uganda Jobs Vacancy- Career Opportunity

Job Title: Legal Advisor

Legal & Corporate Department,
MTN Uganda is the leading telecommunications company in Uganda, providing payphones, fixed lines, fax/data, Internet and mobile services. The company is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit a suitable, qualified person for the following position.
Legal Advisor (1 Position)
The position reports to the Senior Manager, Legal.
The main purpose of the job is to advise the company on commercial, contractual and legal matters, as well as provide
legal advice to employees on company related issues of a legal nature, and ensure a good working relationship with the regulatory bodies.

The prime responsibilities for this position are:
• Advise the company on commercial, contractual and legal terms.
• Provide legal advice to employees on commercial related issues of a legal nature.
• Draft contracts/agreements for the company.
• Represent the company at meetings and negotiations.
• Contribute to the development of governing company policies in line with the laws of Uganda.
• Ensure that governing policies and procedures are followed, i.e. procurement processes, disciplinary procedures etc
• Act as a liaison between the company and the company's external legal advisors and other corporate bodies in Uganda.
• Follow up on legal issues, litigation and the judicial processes.
• Deal with the day-to-day legal administrative work.
• Provide company secretarial functions to MTN Uganda's subsidiary companies, i.e. Publicom and/or village phone.
• Any other obligation or duty the company may in its discretion determine.

Job requirement

The applicant must possess an Undergraduate Honours degree in Law (LLB) and a diploma in legal practice with a current practicing certificate. The applicant must also posses an advance professional qualification or evidence of significant study towards the achievement of such qualification in telecommunications law, or be a member of a professional body such as ICSA.
Previous experience required: at least two years professional experience and minimum of one year as an advocate in a busy commercial law practice, or as an in-house counsel in a major corporate organisation, preferably a telecommunications operator.
The individual must: possess excellent organisational, management and planning skills; have 'extensive experience in commercial law; have excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills; experience in dealing with government institutions and regulated industries; have good knowledge and experience in the legal field; be a strong team player of unquestionable integrity; be able to work under pressure and manage time effectively; be able to interpret legal information, solve problems and make decisions effectively.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs, salary history and benefit package, copies of certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees to the Recruitment Officer, MTN Uganda, P.O. Box 24624, Kampala, or hand deliver applications to MTN Towers, reception desk, no later than 29 July 2011.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunities employer. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job at MTN Uganda- Senior Manager Forensics

Job Title: Senior Manager Forensics

Business Risk Management Department.
MTN Uganda is the leading telecommunications company in Uganda, providing payphones, fixed lines, fax/ data, Internet and mobile services. The comp my is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit a suitable, qualified person for the following position.
Senior Manager Forensics (1 post)

The position reports to the General Manager Business Risk Management.
The main purpose of the job is to implement and monitor the proactive and reactive Fraud Risk Management (FRM) framework across MTN Uganda.

The prime responsibilities of this position are:
• To ensure that the FRM framework is kept in line with global best practices.
• To drive the implementation of the FRM framework across the company.
• To execute the forensic functional strategy of fraud prevention and detection.
Proactive FRM
• Keep the Fraud Risk Register up to date with telecom fraud risks and recommended controls.
• Send regular Risk Alerts for new and topical fraud issues.
• Assess, test and report on the top fraud risks.
• Run fraud awareness programmes across the company.
• Ensure that control related findings from investigations are followed up for resolution.

Reactive FRM
• Ensure that the whistleblower function operates effectively and is well published to staff.
• Ensure that the FRM mandate to manage all fraud incidents is accepted across the company and that all instances of fraud are being reported to BRM.
• Ensure that independence requirements are adhered to in relation to high-level investigations.
• Perform certain high level investigations.

General FRM tasks


• Ensure that a culture of zero-tolerance is maintained across the company.
• Provide FRM training to new resources.
• Compile reports to various stakeholders including GM BRM, the Executive Management, and ARC board.
• Liaise with other assurance functions like internal/external audits and revenue assurance as and when required, especially in the identification of fraud or control weaknesses.
• Perform the task of an expert witness in disciplinary and criminal/civil matters.

Supervisory/leadership/managerial tasks
• Provide varying levels of support to other BRM functions.
• Maintain staff performance and morale.
• Assist staff in achieving optimal performance.

Job requirement

The applicant must possess a Bachelor of Commerce or Law. Professional qualification and association in ACCA or CPA and CFE is a must. He or she should have a minimum of five years experience in a business environment, and two years of forensic experience in a management role.
Previous experience in the following will be an added advantage: audit and investigations in a reputable firm, criminal and civil litigation, and technical fraud investigations.
In addition, he or she must have excellent oral and written communication skills, project management skills, analytical and statistical skills, report writing skills, the ability to communicate at all levels, presentation skills, be customer focused, uphold confidentiality and integrity and work well in a team.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs, salary history and benefit package, copies of certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees to the Recruitment Officer, MTN Uganda, P.O. Box 24624, Kampala, or hand deliver applications to MTN Towers, reception desk, no later than 29 July 2011.
Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunities employer. Only successful candidates will be contacted

Engineering and Construction Jobs at Tirupati

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As one of the world's most admired companies in the engineering and construction sector, Tirupati offers unrivalled career opportunities.
Whether you are a graduate seeking your first job, or an experienced professional looking to advance your career, you can be sure that your input will be valued and your achievements recognised at Tirupati.

email your CV to:
careers@tirupati-uganda.com

Tirupati Development (U) Ltd
Tirupati House
Plot 705
Mawanda Road
Kamwokya
Kampala - Uganda
P. O. Box 2412

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