Jobs in Uganda at ABSOLUTE RETURN FOR KIDS

ARK is an international charity whose purpose is to transform children’s lives. ARK maximises its impact by creating and managing innovative programmes which it rigorously researches, monitors and evaluates to ensure the work it undertakes is effective and sustainable. It works in education (UK, India, soon to be Uganda), health (Mozambique, and soon to be Zambia and Zimbabwe) and child protection (Eastern Europe).

PEAS is an education NGO which aims to “unlock the potential of Africa by delivering equal access to affordable, quality secondary education”. PEAS founds and develops, selfsustaining schools where they are needed most.

ARK and PEAS have recently partnered to deliver secondary education in Uganda in order to demonstrate and catalyse affordable quality secondary education through public-private partnerships. ARK is now seeking candidates who are passionate about positively impacting children through helping to develop a growing network of quality secondary schools and using the evidence we collect to improve secondary education at a national level.

To see the full programme description and the job descriptions for the two new positions, please go to the ARK website at http:// www.arkonline.org/contact-us/work-for-ark. You will also fi nd an application form, to be submitted alongside a CV (of no more than 3 pages).

The deadline for all applications is Monday 1st August, 2pm (EAT). All applications should be returned to ark.recruitment@arkonline.org. Please include your name and the role title in your message heading.

First-round telephone interviews will be held in the fi rst instance on 4th and 5th August and then second round interviews will be held in person on 8th and 9th August. There is a strong preference for national candidates. An attractive local salary will be offered dependent on experience. If you have not heard from us by 3rd August, please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.

Both posts are based in Kampala, with some travel to the project sites.

PROGRAMME HEAD, PARTNERSHIPS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAMME (UGANDA)

Purpose of Role
The purpose of this role is to lead the Partnerships for Public Education programme for ARK and:
• Be responsible for the successful implementation of the programme, together with the Managing Director of PEAS

• Provide leadership, guidance and strategic direction to the design and implementation of the programme

• Build and manage stakeholder relationships with key stakeholders such as the Ministry of Education and Sports, international and local NGOs, bilaterals etc.

• Manage the ARK team in Uganda

• Deliver ARK reporting requirements and communications

• Look for future opportunities for ARK (once this programme has been launched and is on track).

Experience and qualifi cations
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
• Strong and demonstrable leadership of a relevant education programme, preferably in Uganda or East Africa which has demonstrated results

ARK is an international charity whose purpose is to transform children’s lives. ARK maximises its impact by creating and managing innovative programmes which it rigorously researches, monitors and evaluates to ensure the work it undertakes is effective and sustainable. It works in education (UK, India, soon to be Uganda), health (Mozambique, and soon to be Zambia and Zimbabwe) and child protection (Eastern Europe).

PEAS is an education NGO which aims to “unlock the potential of Africa by delivering equal access to affordable, quality secondary
education”. PEAS founds and develops, self-sustaining schools where they are needed most.

ARK and PEAS have recently partnered to deliver secondary education in Uganda in order to demonstrate and catalyse affordable quality secondary education through public-private
partnerships. ARK is now seeking candidates who are passionate about positively impacting children through helping to develop a growing network of quality secondary schools and using the evidence we collect to improve secondary education at a national
level.

To see the full programme description and the job descriptions for the two new positions, please go to the ARK website at http://www.arkonline.org/contact-us/work-for-ark. You will also fi nd an application form, to be submitted alongside a CV (of no more than 3 pages).

The deadline for all applications is Monday 1st August, 2pm (EAT). All applications should be returned to ark.recruitment@arkonline.org. Please include your name and the role title in your message heading.

First-round telephone interviews will be held in the fi rst instance on 4th and 5th August and then second round interviews will be held in person on 8th and 9th August. There is a strong preference
for national candidates. An attractive local salary will be offered dependent on experience. If you have not heard from us by 3rd August, please assume that on this occasion you have not been
successful.

Both posts are based in Kampala, with some travel to the project sites.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF MONITORING, EVALUATION & REPORTING, PARTNERSHIPS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAMME (UGANDA)

Purpose of role:
ARK’s approach applies sound business disciplines to development, with a particular focus on monitoring, evaluation and reporting (ME&R). This purpose of this role is to lead ME&R for the Partnerships for Public Education programme and embed a
strong results and evidence-based approach in the programme.

The purpose of this role is to:
• Design the ME&R framework including indicators and targets, and the ME&R plan

• Implement the ME&R plan including the collection and analysis of data to inform programme decision making

• Deliver ARK reporting requirements and communications which include quarterly reports and case studies for example • Build ME&R knowledge and capability within the PEAS team
through ongoing capacity building.

Experience and qualifications
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree ideally in a relevant degree

• Five years experience of research and/or monitoring and evaluation in development or with donor agencies, preferably in the education sector A comprehensive job description and an application form can be
found at: http://www.arkonline.org/contact-us/work-for-ark.

US Embassy Jobs- Uganda

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates

POSITION TITLE: Development Program Specialist/M&E

POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO8 Office

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-10 (Ugshs. 54,522,809 to 78,523,720 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Development Program Specialist/M&E.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Provides the Health/HIV/AIDS and Education Team with support in the monitoring, evaluation, and impact analysis of USAID-administered U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other programs at USAID/Uganda. Ensures that USAID Mission in Uganda complies with all PEPFAR and Agency requirements for performance monitoring and evaluation, and serves as a Team Specialist in all questions pertaining to evaluation, monitoring, program review, data collection and analysis and other strategic information exercises relating to HIV/AIDS programs/projects.

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

1. Education Required: A Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to development assistance, such as public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, development studies, public or business administration, statistics, sociology, or a closely related field, is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

2. Work Experience: A minimum of seven years of HIV/AIDS related experience is required for holders of a Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of four years’ experience is required for those with a Master’s degree. Experience with managing for results activities such as leading teams that include senior staff at the level of Team Leaders to develop results frameworks, developing performance indicators, developing performance management plans, conducting baseline and evaluation studies and reporting results is required. Experience conceptualizing and managing research, data analysis and disseminating research findings is required. Prior work with U.S. Government or other donor-funded projects is an added advantage.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: Working knowledge of technical and programmatic aspects of HIV/AIDS is required.

5. Skills and Abilities: Must possess strong interpersonal skills and team-building skills. Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft and spreadsheets is required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;

(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;

(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
1. By mail:
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
0414-341-863 - ATTENTION: HR
3. Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

US Embassy Jobs in Uganda- Development Program Assistant/Budget

CLOSING DATES: July 29, 2011

POSITION TITLE: Development Program Assistant/Budget

POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO7 Office

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-9 (Ugshs. 42,803,622 to 61,854,764 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Development Program Assistant/Budget.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
To provide support to the entire Economic Growth Office in managing its financial portfolio of approximately $70 million annual budget. The position will assist the Economic Growth Team Leader in developing the annual program budget; developing the office’s cost of operations budgets; oversight of procurement actions; tracking procurement documents; updating the procurement plan; completing financial reporting requirements for Presidential Initiatives and other USAID funds; and assisting the Team Leader and the sub-team leaders with responding to additional financial information needs as requested.

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

1. Education Required: A Bachelors’ degree in Financial Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Social Sciences or related field is required.

2. Work Experience: Three years of progressively responsible work in financial management, budgeting, accounting, business administration, program management, project development, social economic or related field is required. Prior experience working with international donor organizations or donor-funded projects in budgeting, financial management or related work is highly desirable. Experience in the preparation and presentation of complex reports and analyses is desirable.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: Must have knowledge of accounting and budgeting practices and procedures. Knowledge of program management, including design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation is desirable.

5. Skills and Abilities: Must possess strong interpersonal skills. Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft, and spreadsheets is required. Ability to work in teams, clear concise writing skills, and logical analysis, accuracy and clear presentation skills are required. Must have proven ability to work collaboratively with a range of counterparts at all levels including those from host country government, NGOs, other USAID Missions, other donors and rural resource users. Must be self-directed with ability to perform with minimal supervision.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
1. By mail:
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
0414-341-863 - ATTENTION: HR
3. Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Program Management Assistant job at US Embassy in Uganda

POSITION TITLE: Program Management Assistant

POSITION LOCATION: USAID, Gulu Office

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-9 (Ugshs.42,803,622 to 61,854,764 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

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

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Responsible for representing USAID and the NUDEIL Program at meetings with the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development in Kampala on a regular basis. Serve as the main focal point for NUDEIL and other program teams within the USAID Mission. In addition, the Program Management Assistant will be required to assist the Program Manager in managing the day to day relationship with the USAID support contractor in the capacity as the alternate COTR. Will also be engaging local government partners to ensure strong community involvement and awareness of the program.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: A Masters degree in economics, political science, or social sciences is required.

2. Work Experience: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the public sector or the NGO community is required.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: Must be familiar with the principles of management in a broad range of administrative activities (financial, organizational, procurement, records).

5. Skills and Abilities: Must possess strong interpersonal skills. Computer literacy and proficient in commercial office software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) are required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
1. By mail:
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
0414-341-863 - ATTENTION: HR
3. Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: July 28, 2011

RAN Engineer Job in uganda at Nokia Siemens Network

Vacancy: RAN Engineer
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

Job Description

Perform operation and Maintenance on the Radio Network Controller (RNC) and offer Node b support to the Field Engineers.

Support Configuration Management function
Collaborate with others to resolve complex matters
Takes part in 24x7 (Call-out) for technical support
Investigate major outages
Support report writing as required by management
Provide On Job Training competence
Interface with Vendor engineers on escalated technical matters
Make routine maintenance checks and follow up actions and documents
Support PM with report analysis and formulae writing
Offer support to Fault Management function
Carry out highest level technical support skills
Responsible to involve the development and implementation of Operations and Maintenance processes
Perform software upgrades on the RNC


Necessary Qualifications:

Worked with NSN Radio Network Controller (RNC) for a Minimum a period of 1 – 2 years.
Good Knowledge in Managed Services Operations Model.
Network Operations Management
Knowledge of GSM and UMTS systems
Know ATM/IMA knowledge and implementing, 3G signaling processing
Experience of DX200 and IPA2800 platforms
Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or Telecom Engineering



Personal Attributes:

Leadership capability
Analytical and conceptual thinking
Hardworking and self-driven
Team-Working and Initiative
Effective communication


How to Apply: If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers to;

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to nsnjobs@nftconsult.com ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "RAN Engineer")

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Deadline: 08.08.2011

IP Engineer job at Nokia Siemens Network

Nokia Siemens Network - IP Engineer

Vacancy: IP Engineer
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):
Perform Operation and Maintenance on the MPBN

Support Configuration Management function. Configuration to be done among others include:

- Defining firewall policies, opening port & configuring routing.
- Establishing connectivity within network - Core, RAN, PS, IN and VAS on the MPBN.
- Migration of traffic between live nodes.
- Integrating new node, reconfiguration of existing nodes, shifting of traffic etc.

Configuration Change Planning: effectively plan to implement all Configuration activities related to routers (Juniper, Cisco) & switches Extreme as per the network requirements.
Problem solving: must be able to pro-actively analyze problems and determine solutions based on the facts.
Takes part in 24x7 (Call-out) for technical support
Investigate major outages
Support report writing as required by management
Provide On Job Training competence
Interface with Vendor engineers on escalated technical matters
Make routine maintenance checks and follow up actions and documents
Support PM with report analysis and formulae writing
Offer support to Fault Management function


Necessary Qualifications:

Minimum of 2-3 years experience of working on IP networks with 1-2 years experience in MPBN configuration, Operation and Maintenance.
Good knowledge of IP technologies, routing protocols, firewall policies would be required.
Hands-on experience of handling router, switches & firewall within MSS, IN & GPRS network.
Ability to work independently and coordinate cross function at different levels.
Excellent analytical skills with high inquisitiveness towards new technologies.
Pro-active and able to sustain high stress levels

Personal Attributes:

Analytical
Hardworking and self-driven
Team-Working and Initiative
Effective communication

How to Apply: If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers to;

NFT Consult – Uganda,Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero
Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24, 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to nsnjobs@nftconsult.com ( In the Subject line please indicate the position you are applying for i.e "IP Engineer")

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Deadline: 30.07.2011

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