African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) Jobs

Job Title: ASSISTANT COUNTRY DIRECTOR

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is a regional international institution whose main mandate is poverty reduction through human resource capacity development. The Institute is jointly funded by the governments of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Japan through JICA. The Head Office of AICAD is in Nairobi, Kenya.

AICAD has country offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda AICAD hereby invites applications from qualified nationals of Uganda who are competent, proactive and self-driven professionals to work in AICAD Country Office in Uganda, located at Makerere University in Kampala to immediately fill the position of ASSISTANT COUNTRY DIRECTOR.

Key duties and responsibilities include:
Answerable to the Country Director, the Assistant Country Director will be responsible for supervising staff in the Country Office; assist the Country Director in Country Office Administration; planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of research projects, training and information networking; coordinating the work of all researchers in the country, right from proposal selection, the receipt of funding, monitoring, evaluation and final report presentation; assist in coordinating the processing of data for AICAD research training, extension and information networking; preparing detailed periodic reports on AICAD country research programmes; responding to and acting upon queries from AICAD Secretariat; undertaking various types of duties related to AICAD mandate at the Country level; assisting the Country Director on activities related to AICAD Public Relations at the Country level; undertaking any other duties as may be assigned by the Country Director.


Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience:
Should have a Masters Degree in one of the following areas: Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Natural Sciences or Humanities and Social Science; At least 5 years of teaching/research or administrative experience at a University or equivalent institution, research institution/government, private or international organization; at least 5 years experience in Programme Management in the development sector; experience in training and extension is an added advantage; must be computer literate; must be fluent in English; applicants must be between 35 and 45 years of age


How to apply

Note:
The position carries an attractive remuneration and will be on a three-year contract renewable on mutual agreement. Candidates who are interested and meet the above-mentioned requirements should send their applications along with copies of certificates and testimonials, a daytime telephone contact, email, names and addresses of three referees to reach the undersigned not later than 15lh August 2011. Applications through e-mail are also acceptable.

The Executive Director
African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD)
P. O. Box 46179, GPO 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
[AICAD is an equal opportunity employer]
NB Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Kulika Uganda Jobs- Project Officer

Kulika Uganda is one of the indigenous NGOs in Uganda, with a mission to support Community Development initiatives, educational programmes and related research since 1981.
Kulika Uganda wishes to recruit highly organised, competent, proactive, self driven and experienced professionals to fill the positions below:
Job Title: PROJECT OFFICER
Job Purpose:
To assist the Co-ordinator of the Community Development Program with specified activities.
Duty station: Kamuli, Uganda
Starting date: Immediate after interview
Reporting level: Community Development Coordinator
Contract period: 2 years (renewable dependent on performance)
Remuneration: Attractive package (KU/Dij
Key tasks include:
To provide leadership and guidance to the project staff at Kamuli branch office in planning budgeting and implementation of Coffee and Sustainable farming activities.


Job requirement

Eligible candidates should have the following minimum qualifications and experience:-
• Degree in Agriculture or related fields.
• At least 2 years' experience in a relevant field
• Proven record of good interpersonal skills
• Computer literate.
Kulikas are particularly encouraged to apply.


How to apply

INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY and ensure that their applications are delivered and acknowledged by the Kulika officers.

The Chief Executive Officer
Kulika Uganda
Plot 472 Church Road - Nsambya,
P.O. Box 11330, Kampala - Uganda.
Tel / Fax: +256 414 510005, Email: kulikauganda@kulika.org,
Website: www.kulika.org
The deadline for application is 19th August, 2011 at five o'clock.
Late Applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

UBC, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Jobs- Secretary

JOB TITLE: SENIOR PERSONAL SECRETARY (2 Positions)

Key result areas
• Oversee the creation, proper maintenance, storage and retrieval of electronic and hard files and documents.
• Serve as the key focal point on any management, financial issues, reports and information.
• Provide general administration of the office.
• Manage executive time including public engagements the Supervisors.
• Plan and execute internal and external communication from the Supervisor's Office.
• Ensuring safety of office property.
• Attend to all staff and visitors who come to the Supervisor's office.
• Keep the Supervisor's diary updated and reminding him of all his appointments and making follow ups.
• Read, sorting and issue out all the incoming and outgoing mail.
• Remind and collect reports from other staff as required by the Supervisor's from time to time.
• From time to time, perform any other duties that may be assigned by Management.


Job requirement

Person's specifications
• A degree in Secretarial Studies from a recognized University/ Institution OR A level plus a UNEB Diploma in Secretarial Studies with speed of 50/100 wpm in typing and shorthand respectively.
• Good communication plus and interpersonal skills.
• Organization and well developed office management skills.
• Computer operational skills.
• 3 Year working experience in secretarial duties


How to apply

If you believe you have the above requirements, please forward your application letter accompanied by a detailed C.V, Photocopies of Certificates & testimonials plus names of 2(two) referees and their contacts to the:

Human Resource Off ice
Uganda Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcast House
Plot 17-19 Nile Avenue
P.O. Box 2038, Kampala

Not later than Monday, August 08, 2011 at 5pm. Please indicate the post you have applied for in the right hand corner of the envelope

UBC Sales Executive Jobs- 7 positions

JOB TITLE: SALES EXECUTIVES (7 Positions)
Main Task
To promote and sell Corporation products

Key result areas
• Initiate market exploration and develop useful tools.
• Retain and grow the existing and secured customer base.
• Identify the potential of clients and ma\\e recommendation to Management
• Meet and exceed the business targets outlined.
• Submit monthly sales report
• Refer to all relevant information and starts to target new customers.
• Carry out any other reasonable duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor and/or Management from time to time.


Job requirement

QUALIFICATIONS
Degree/Diploma in Marketing EXPERIENCE
At least 2-3 years experience in a large and busy organization


How to apply

If you believe you have the above requirements, please forward your application letter accompanied by a detailed C.V, Photocopies of Certificates & testimonials plus names of 2(two) referees and their contacts to the:

Human Resource Off ice
Uganda Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcast House
Plot 17-19 Nile Avenue
P.O. Box 2038, Kampala

Not later than Monday, August 08, 2011 at 5pm. Please indicate the post you have applied for in the right hand corner of the envelope

African Wildlife foundation (AWF) Jobs- Programme Performance Officer

Job Title: Programme Performance Officer

Job requirement

The Successful candidate:
• Will have a Degree in Environmental sciences, Biology, Forestry (or similar field) and a minimum of three years' experience
• Fluent in English and good working knowledge of French (or visa versa)
• Skills in computer management and administration
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Gender sensitivity
• Willingness to work long hours when required, occasionally over weekends
• A genuine interest in conservation issues
• Readiness to regularly travel away from the duty station (Musanze in Rwanda, DRC and Uganda in
particular),
• Possession of a valid accident free driving license would be an added advantage.


How to apply

If your background, experience arid competencies match the above specifications please send your cover letter, and detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers and the names of three referees to info@igcp.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: 5th August 2011

The African Wildlife foundation (AWF) Jobs

Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager

The African Wildlife foundation (AWF) seeks to hire a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as Finance and Administration Manager (FAM) for the International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP). This position will be based in Kigali Rwanda, with frequent travels to the Programme's field locations in Uganda and DRC.

AWF is the leading international conservation organization focused solely on the African Continent. AWF's mission is, together with the people of Africa, to ensure that the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.

IGCP is a Coalition Programme of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), Flora and Fauna International (FFI) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). IGCP's mission is, to conserve mountain gorillas and their habitat through partnering with key stakeholders to significantly contribute to sustainable livelihood development. The primary role of the Finance and Administration Manager will be to provide administrative, financial and logistical support to the International Gorilla Conservation Programme, to build in-house capacity with respect to finance and admin matters, to ensure compliance with various donor regulations e.g. approvals, financial and administrative reporting procedures and oversee the financial management of the IGCP's national and regional offices (Kigali-Rwanda, Musanze-Rwanda, Kabale-Uganda, and Goma DRC).

For a full Job Description, kindly visit www.awf.org OR www.igcp.org


Job requirement

The Successful candidate:
• Will have a Bachelor's degree in Finance or accounting and a full CPA or ACCA.
• Will have at least 5 years of relevant working experience, with at least 3 years as a senior accountant and preferably with a minimum of 2 years in a donor funded non-profit organization.
• Will have proven Experience in financial management and ensuring adherence to internal controls.
• Will have strong analytical skills and demonstrated experience in working with computerized accounting systems, SUN Systems and Vision Excel report writer will be preferred. ',
• Will be able to manage competing priorities, exercise good judgment and quickly identify and resolve problems with minimum supervision.
• Possession of a valid accident free driving license and membership and active participation to an accounting professional body would be an added advantage.


How to apply

If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications please send your cover letter, and detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers and the names of three referees to info@igcp.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CLOSING DATE: 5th August 2011

Job at TechnoServe

Job Title: Business Advisor

Business Advisor Conservation Cotton Initiative Program, Northern Uganda
In Uganda, TechnoServe is implementing the Conservation cotton program launched in early 2011. The program is a three-year activity that will support cotton and staple crop farmers. The program goal is to improve the incomes of 8,000 small-holder farmers by enhancing farmer adoption of improved production, post harvest and storage practices; profitably integrating cotton and staple crops; increasing farmer knowledge on quality requirements and standards; and improving farmer access to cotton and staple crops markets, in Amuru, Nwoya and Gulu districts in Northern Uganda.

Position Summary;
The role of this position is to support the developing of farmer groups, training farmers in technical and business skills; and creating links to service providers and markets. Reporting to the Project Manager, the Business Advisor's roles and responsibilities will be;
• Work with smallholder farmers, ginneries and relevant private sector to build capacities of farmers to grow and market good quality cotton and staple crops
• Facilitate small holder farmers' training on technical and business skills/practices; and promote farmer driven innovation and adoption of good agronomical and simple business practices at farm level
• Identify and develop profitable markets for cotton and selected staple crops'
• Provide technical assistance to increase market access for small holder farmers, by advising and guiding in technical decisions
• Facilitate the development of business plans for supported famer organizations, primary societies, and SMEs
• Support organisation of farmers in Producer Business Groups and strengthen their group capacity in management and governance
• Establish productive relationship with financial institutions to foster sustainable linkages with Producer Business Groups'
• Ensuring timely execution of set goals and delivery of program targets


Job requirement

Qualification and Experience:
The candidate must possess a university degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness or a related field of study with 4+ years experience in private sector agribusiness management/marketing/finance, SME development and smallholder farmer organizations at grass roots level. The candidate should have proven knowledge and experience of the cotton sector in Uganda in particular regarding farm production practices, farm labour issues and the cotton supply chain. The role requires a self-motivated individual with strong communication, computer skills, leadership and project management skills. The successful candidate for this position will be one who is passionate about helping the poor; believes in hard work, and capable of effectively leading a diverse team.


How to apply

If you are interested and you meet the requirements, apply by EMAIL ONLY to the Country Director at: ugandajobs@tns.org with the position title placed in the subject line and on the application letter. Send ONLY your application letter and resume with names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. All applications must be received by close of business Friday 05th August 2011.
Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
TechnoServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Women are encouraged to apply

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