Accounts Assistant Jobs in Uganda at Uganda Land Alliance

Job Title: Accounts Assistant (1 Position)

Reports to: Finance Officer

Duty Station: Napak

Duties and Responsibilities

§ To receive and process all expense forms and requests for payment.

§ Verify calculations and input data in to the Accounts system in an accurate manner.

§ To maintain and reconcile transactions against budget and work plan.

§ To deal with daily transactions for the petty cash and ensure that reconciliation are completed on a weekly basis.

§ To ensure all filing is done in a timely and accurate manner.

§ Prepare cheques for payment.

§ To ensure that all post is done daily.

§ With the support of the ULA Accountant ensure timely production of financial management reports and the provision of financial management information to the Coordinator.

§ With the technical support of the ULA Accountant ensure accurate and timely input into the production of financial reports.

§ Other duties as may be reasonably required will form part of this job description

Education and Experience

A minimum of a Diploma in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration obtained from a reputable Institution/university with a minimum of 1 year of hands on experience in the field of Financial Management. Knowledge of N’gakaramojong is desirable. Knowledge on Financial packages such as Quick Books will be an advantage.

Applications:
Interested persons, who fully meet the above specifi cations should submit in their applications together with a Curriculum vitae, copies of their academic transcripts and testimonials by August 19, 2011 by 4:00PM Prompt to the address below:


The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamokya,
P. O.BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted


Office Manager Jobs vacancies in Uganda at Uganda Land Alliance

Job Title: Office Manager (2 Position)

Reports to: Community Liaison Officer

Duty Station: Napak/Kotido

Duties and Responsibilities



§ Manage the general office including receiving of calls and refer them to the appropriate persons, including general office coordination

§ Manage and the regular up-date and safe custody of the staff records, Land Rights materials and dissemination

§ Prepare requisitions including consumables for office use on a monthly basis

§ Coordinate movement of correspondences between staff and the outside departments

§ Ensure office tidiness, this includes ensuring daily cleaning of the office

§ Liaise with the CLO in advocacy campaigns in the communities

§ Prepare reports on a monthly and quarterly basis and thereof.

§ Manage clients coming to the office

Education and Experience

A Diploma in Business Studies obtained from a reputable university with a minimum of 6 months of hands on experience in the field of Human Rights Promotion and Community Development, Administration or office management. Knowledge of N’gakaramojong is desirable. A successful candidate should also possess proven knowledge in conflict resolution and transformation, Human Rights and Family Law. Basic knowledge in accounting is an added advantage.

Applications:
Interested persons, who fully meet the above specifi cations should submit in their applications together with a Curriculum vitae, copies of their academic transcripts and testimonials by August 19, 2011 by 4:00PM Prompt to the address below:


The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamokya,
P. O.BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted


Jobs Vacancy at Uganda Land Alliance

Job Title: Legal Officer

Reports to: Programme Officer Legal empowerment

Duty Station: Napak



Duties and Responsibilities

§ Offer legal support to people on Land Rights

§ Handle Land cases with professionalism and integrity

§ Represent clients in the courts of laws on their Rights to Land

§ Prepare monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual Report and thereof

§ Make proper filing of court cases and ensure their safety from time to time

§ Promote advocacy on land Rights to the people in the communities

§ Perform any other function as shall be incidental to the above mentioned roles.

§ Spearhead community land titling

§ Coordinate with the district land offices

§ Build regional land alliances



Education and Experience

A Bachelors Degree in Law (LLB) with a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Center, with a practicing Certificate from the Advocates of the High Court. Knowledge on the Nkaramojong Language will be an added advantage. At least 1-2 years of working experience in advocacy and defending of Human Rights activities will be an advantage.

Applications:
Interested persons, who fully meet the above specifi cations should submit in their applications together with a Curriculum vitae, copies of their academic transcripts and testimonials by August 19, 2011 by 4:00PM Prompt to the address below:


The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamokya,
P. O.BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted


Land Rights Desk Officer Jobs Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Land Rights Desk Officer (1 Position)

Reports to: Legal Officer

Duty Station: Kotido



Duties and Responsibilities

§ Offer Legal advice to people on their Land Rights

§ Provide information on women’s Land Rights to the community

§ Carry out community awareness on Land Rights

§ Refer intricate cases to other Legal Aid providers and courts of Laws

§ Pass on information materials on Land Rights/policies/law to clients

§ Systematically maintain proper records of clients visits to the Land Rights center

§ Write and submit reports on a routine basis, (monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annually)

§ Liaise with other relevant institutions and departments of the Government that deal with Land matters in order to optimize the protection of Land Rights

§ Perform any other function as shall be incidental to the above mentioned roles.



Education and Experience

A Bachelors Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences and a Diploma in Law is an added advantage obtained from a reputable university with a minimum of 2 years of hands on experience in the field of Human Rights Promotion and Community Development. Knowledge of N’gakaramojong is desirable. A successful candidate should also possess proven knowledge in conflict resolution and transformation, Human Rights and Family Law.

Applications:
Interested persons, who fully meet the above specifi cations should submit in their applications together with a Curriculum vitae, copies of their academic transcripts and testimonials by August 19, 2011 by 4:00PM Prompt to the address below:


The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamokya,
P. O.BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted




Community Liaison Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Community Liaison Officer (2 Positions)

Uganda Land Alliance is a consortium of National and International NGOs and individuals focusing on advocacy on Land and Land Rights promotion and protecting the interests of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized groups of people and individuals with its secretariat in Kampala. The Uganda Land Alliance is protecting peoples Land Rights through, Enhancing civic participation in land governance and resource management in Karamoja region

Reports to: Programme Officer- Land Use

Duty Station: Kotido/Napak



Duties and Responsibilities

§ Lead awareness campaigns on Land Rights issues in the communities aimed at spearheading the project objectives

§ Facilitate identification, formation and capacity building in Land Rights issues

§ Take a lead in collaboration with the local government and other Development actors in the region advocating for Land Rights

§ Promote advocacy campaigns on Land Rights in the areas of operation

§ Prepare monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports and thereof

§ Mobilize trainings for the community paralegals, development agencies and the communities as may be required

§ Promote monitoring and evaluation of the projects on a monthly and quarterly basis

§ Perform any other lawful duty as may be required from time to time.



Education and Experience

A Bachelors Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, SWASA, Adult and Community Education obtained from a reputable university with a minimum of 2 years of hands on experience in the field of Human Rights Promotion and Community Development. Knowledge of N’gakarimojong is desirable. A successful candidate should also possess proven knowledge in conflict resolution and transformation, Human Rights and Family Law.

Applications:
Interested persons, who fully meet the above specifi cations should submit in their applications together with a Curriculum vitae, copies of their academic transcripts and testimonials by August 19, 2011 by 4:00PM Prompt to the address below:


The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamokya,
P. O.BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted



Geographical Information Systems Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Geographical Information Systems Officer (1 Position)

Uganda Land Alliance is a consortium of National and International NGOs and individuals focusing on advocacy on Land and Land Rights promotion and protecting the interests of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized groups of people and individuals with its secretariat in Kampala. The Uganda Land Alliance is protecting peoples Land Rights through, Enhancing civic participation in land governance and resource management in Karamoja region


Reports to: Programme Officer

Duty Station: Napak

Duties and Responsibilities



§ Conduct mapping of the land in the communities

§ Carry out land survey following the set guidelines and procedures

§ Liaise with the relevant government departments like Land Boards on issues regarding Land Titles

§ Produce GIS maps

§ Sensitize the communities on community mapping

§ Harness the council of Elders towards a common title for pastoralist lands

§ Prepare activity reports on a monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports



Education and Experience

A minimum of a Diploma in Physical Planning, Urban Planning, Land Economics or surveying is required. Knowledge on the Nkaramojong Language will be an added advantage. At least 1-2 years of working experience in Community Mapping, physical planning and knowledge of using GIS, GPRS technology


Applications:
Interested persons, who fully meet the above specifi cations should submit in their applications together with a Curriculum vitae, copies of their academic transcripts and testimonials by August 19, 2011 by 4:00PM Prompt to the address below:


The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamokya,
P. O.BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted

National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank Jobs

Job Title: Accountant

National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, (NAGRC&DB) a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries its mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda
Reports to: The Administration and Finance Manager

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Responsible for all accounting function of NAGRC & DB (i.e. at headquarters and NAGRC Stations)
• Preparation of Monthly And Annual Financial Statements e.g. Balance Sheets, Income Statements and Cash Flow for NAGRC & DB as directed by the Administration and Finance Manager
• Supervision of Accounts assistants at the headquarters and provision of technical assistance to accounts assistants at the stations
• Dealing with the tax related functions of NAGRC & DB.
• Participate in the Budgeting process of NAGRC & DB
• Recommending to the administration finance manager any internal control measures that he/she deems are necessary
• Advice the administration and finance manager on the management accounting function
• Any other activities as assigned by the administration and Finance Manger


Job requirement

Qualifications /Work Experience:
The Accountant for NAGRC & DB will have the following:
• Graduate qualification majoring in Accounting
• A Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
• Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA) at third level qualification
• Not less than 5 years' experience working with a recognized firm.
• He/She should have a minimum of 30 years.

Other requirements:
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Proficient computer skills especially Microsoft Office programmes especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Ability to work productively under pressure and cope with all the deadlines
Work Station:
He/She will be stationed at NAGRC & DB headquarters


How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including an updated, curriculum vitae with photocopies of the most relevant certificates, daytime telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees in person or by mail to:

Human Resource
Finance and Administration Department
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank
(NAGRC&DB),
P.O. BOX 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
Tel: +256-41 -320 831
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Deadline: Tuesday, 23rd August 2011


Store Keeper Jobs in Uganda at National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank

Job Title: Stores Assistant

National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, (NAGRC&DB) a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries its mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda

Duties/Responsibilities:
• To receive and issue items from the store
• To reconcile stores ledger periodically
• To maintain maximum and minimum balances of items in the store
• To keep proper and accurate record of receipt and issues of items in the stores
• Inform user department and management when to re-order more stock
• To undertake periodic cleaning of all stores
• To ensure that issues from the stores have been authorised by the relevant authorities.


Job requirement

Qualifications:
A Technical support Staff under NAGRC &DB shall possess a minimum technical qualification of a diploma in the relevant field. Staff should have:-
• Hands-on knowledge
• Technical skills
• Computer knowledge is a must
Age:
Minimum age of 25 years with work experience of at least two years.

Other requirements:
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Minimum age of 25 years with work experience of at least 2 years.
• Proficient computer skills especially Microsoft office programmes especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Ability to work productively under pressure and cope with all the deadline
Work station:
NAGRC&DB Headquarters


How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including an updated, curriculum vitae with photocopies of the most relevant certificates, daytime telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees in person or by mail to:

Human Resource
Finance and Administration Department
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank
(NAGRC&DB),
P.O. BOX 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
Tel: +256-41 -320 831
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Deadline: Tuesday, 23rd August 2011


Communications/Public relations Officer Job at Makerere University based at Iganga/Mayuge Demographic Surveillance Site

Job Title: Communications/Public relations Officer

Job Location: Iganga District, Uganda
A suitable candidate is being sought to fill the position of Communications/Public relations officer as below.
Position: Communications/Public relations Officer (1)
Summary of Responsibilities:
Develop appropriate publicity mechanisms and materials for local and international audience. (News
paper articles, website postings & radio talk shows).
Organize seminars and sensitization meetings in community, district and other fora.
Compile, publish and coordinate distribution of quarterly newsletter and annual reports.
Maintain an up to-date computerized catalogue of Site Resource Center.
Mobilize stakeholders to support the site or carryout projects in the site.
Organize promotional events such as exhibitions and press conferences to enhance the
organization's reputation.
Any other duties assigned from time to time
Communications/Public relations Officer reports to the Site Operations Coordinator.


Job requirement

Educational Requirements and Qualifications:
Degree in Mass Communication or its equivalent. Experience in grants management is an added advantage.
Three years work experience in relevant communication, project management and publication field required.
Applicant should be ready to work and live in Iganga. Fluency in written and spoken English and Lusoga is a Must. Should be able to work with MS Excel, MS Publisher and common statistical programs.


How to apply

This position is on contract basis renewable annually upon satisfactory performance. Interested candidates should submit a hard copy of their CV along with a cover letter and official copies of educational transcripts addressed to the Site Leader, Makerere University Iganga/Mayuge DSS, Iganga. Send application to Makerere University School of Public Health, Room 11 or to the DSS Offices at Iganga District Directorate of Health Services Building. Provide two reference letters and a reliable phone contact. All applications must be received not later than 22nd August, 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Uganda National Agro-input Dealers' Association Jobs

Job Title: General Manager
Company: Equator Business Emporium Limited Reports to: Executive Secretary
Location: Kampala Experience: Above 5 years
Background:
Equator Business Emporium Limited is business holding for UNADA (Uganda National Agro-input Dealers' Association). UNADA is the National apex organisation for all agro-input dealers in Uganda. UNADA was registered under the NGO statute in 2003. Our mission is to strengthen the capacity of our members to serve their customers and offer fairly priced high quality agricultural inputs on a sustainable commercial basis in the quantity, quality time and place desired by farmers.
function:
• To implement the strategic goals and objectives of the company
• To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the company's annual targets.
Major specific roles:
• Ensure that the company's long strategy is implemented.
• Spear head the development of new business ideas, products and services in order to generate income for the company.
• Market and publicize the activities of the company, Its goals, products and services to all stakeholders.
• Oversees design, marketing, promotion, delivery of products and services.
• Developing and implementing the company's business plan.
• Effectively manages the human resources of the company according to existing human policies and procedures.
• Develops and implements a credit and savings scheme for agro dealers. Increasing, strengthening and diversifying the company's funding sources.
• Represent the Company in various stakeholder meetings and business events.
• Develops and implements a resource mobilisation strategy in order to sustain the business operations of the company.


Job requirement

Skills and competencies:
The ideal candidate will have:
• A degree in marketing / Agri-business/Business Administration/ economics. A Masters in Business Administration is added advantage.
• Significant and proven leadership skills at mid level or senior management positions.
• Excellent organisational development, interpersonal, marketing, communication, administration and personnel management skills essential.
• Experience in start-up companies in the areas of agribusiness activities, national and international general trading, consultancy, training or SME


How to apply

Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter with copies of academic certificates, indicating 3 professional referees by 5:00pm, Friday, 12th August 2011. To
The Executive Secretary, UNADA,

Plot 150-153 Mutesa II Road Ntinda P.O. Box 7634, Kampala, Tel: 0312- 293 475 Fax: 0414-340 267 Email: unada@unada.org, ssunabp@yahoo.com


MSF Epicentre Mbarara Jobs Vacancy- Assistant Logistician

Job Title: Assistant Logistician

Epicentre is a Non Government Organization created by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 1987 to help improve the quality of its field interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre has been a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre for research in epidemiology and response to emerging diseases. Epicentre’s work hinges around three main activity areas: clinical research, field epidemiology and training.
Location: Epicentre research base in Mbarara (EMRB), Uganda

Reports to: Logistics Coordinator

Starting date: September 2011

Duration: 6 months for the start and after evaluation, there is a possibility of a permanent contract.

General responsibilities (not exhaustive)

· Timely procurement within Uganda of all items required for Epicentre’s mission
· Preparation and follow-up of international orders (medical and non-medical)
· Planning, organizing and follow up of freight shipments
· The complete and accurate administration of all orders, purchase and reception of items
· Proper execution rules and procedures to manage stocks, inventories and stores
· Supervises implementation and execution of hygiene measures in health facilities


Job requirement

Education

Bachelor in supply management or equivalent knowledge by training and experience

Experience

· 4 years of experience with supply management (procurement, freight management and stock and warehouse management) is essential.
· Experience with logistics with MSF, and in particular in supply management, is strongly preferred. Experience with logistics in general or experience with other NGO’s can be a bonus

Skills

· Good computer skills, in particular MS Office (Word and Excel) and email (outlook) is essential
· Language skills: Excellent English in verbal and writing is essential. Runyankole is a bonus.


How to apply


Send or hands deliver application to

Epicentre Mbarara Research Base - P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara

Or uganda@epicentre.msf.org

Applications must be submitted not later than the 14th August 2011


Pharmacist / Pharmacy Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Pharmacist

Epicentre is a Non Government Organization created by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 1987 to help improve the quality of its field interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre has been a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre for research in epidemiology and response to emerging diseases. Epicentre’s work hinges around three main activity areas: clinical research, field epidemiology and training.


Location: Epicentre research base in Mbarara (EMRB), Uganda
Reports to: Head of Research Base and Logistics Coordinator
Starting date: September 2011

Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension.

Main responsibilities (not exhaustive)

· Overall management of the pharmacy, including dispensing drugs and medical products, organizing medical orders and following stocks.
· Assist in the planning of research studies in coordination with the study manager.
· Ensure compliance to good clinical practice (GCP) regarding activities related to drugs or medical devices.
· Ensure investigational products documentation and accountability.
· Participate in pharmacovigilance reporting activities in clinical trials.

Participates in the medical department meetings and in study meetings as required.
Any other duties as required by the Head of the Research Base.


Job requirement

Essential
Bachelor in Pharmacy and registration with Uganda Pharmacy Council
Working experience of at least two years as pharmacist
English spoken and written
Computer literacy (Word, Excel and Internet)

Desirable
Working experience in research institutions in general, and clinical trials in particular.
Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice
Knowledge of Runyankore.


How to apply

Send or hands deliver application to
Epicentre Mbarara Research Base -
P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara
Or uganda@epicentre.msf.org
Applications must be submitted not later than the 14th August 2011

Driver Jobs in Uganda at Uganda Land Alliance

Job Title: Driver (1 Position)

A minimum of a Uganda Certifi cate of Education (UCE) with a Credit in English Language is required. A successful applicant should have 5 years of driving experience with a Valid Driving Permit of class B, DL is a Must. Knowledge of N’gakarimojong Language will be an added advantage

Applications:
Interested persons, who fully meet the above specifi cations should submit in their applications together with a Curriculum vitae, copies of their academic transcripts and testimonials by August 19, 2011 by 4:00PM Prompt to the address below:


The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamokya,
P. O.BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted

Deadline: August 19, 2011

Procurement Manager Job Opportunity in Uganda at MU-JHU Care

Job Title: Procurement Manager (1 Position)

Introduction:
MU-JHU Care Ltd – MU-JHU Research Collaboration is currently seeking any, competent and high caliber individual with the described qualifications to apply for the Procurement Manager position:

This person will have the following duties and responsibilities:
-Responsible for the procurement of supplies through the development and implementation of strategic supply plans and the management of supplier relationship to improve purchasing transactions within the established project specified time frame.

-Other areas of responsibility will include price negotiation, planning, inventory control, and quality control.
-Negotiating and Administration of purchasing contracts and service agreements

-Effective proactive liaison with user departments as necessary to forecast, and determine re-order levels
-Outsourcing strategy/development/ management and payment terms negotiation
-Documented and updated records on procurement activities, plans and Disposal.

-Ensure effective contract implementation and delivery within contract specified time lines.
-Responsible for ensuring that orders are procured and available to the end users within the established project specified time frame.

-Solicit for quotations for the project’s supplies/ equipment requirements both locally and internationally including Internet searches.
-Establish and or renew maintenance contracts for all the project equipment and ensure that these contracts are timely implemented.
-Ensure that disposal procedures for equipment are followed.

-Compile and maintain approved suppliers’ log for both local and foreign suppliers.
-Generate timely management reports for purchases, issues and balances of each stock item and any reports as required by management.

Required Qualifications and Experience
-Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Procurement, Supply and Logistics from a reputable institution of higher learning
-A recognized professional qualification like CIPS

-At least a minimum of 4-5 years’ work experience in Procurement, Stores and logistics, preferably in a health related Research Organization
-Demonstrated experience in the procurement of laboratory supplies and technical medical equipment will have an added advantage.

-Knowledge of supplies/stock management software especially Microsoft Dynamics NAVISION will be an added advantage.
-Skills and experience in procurement & Supply chain management

-Possess efficient managerial skills, analytical skills, have good negotiating skills and have good information about the product services.
-Able to work independently, demonstrating good judgment
-Excellent communication and computer skills

-Good interpersonal relationships
-Highly organized, detail-oriented and selfmotivated.
-Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Ability to work on own initiative.

Following qualifications and experience;
A Diploma in Procurement & Supply Chain Management and/or a professional qualification like CIPS would be an added advantage.

Application letters, updated CV, contacts of 3 referees and copies of academic certificates including daytime telephone contact, can be posted, hand delivered to the following address:

The Human Resource Manager,
MU-JHU Care Ltd,
Upper Mulago Hill Road,
Mulago Hospital
P. O. Box 23491, Kampala - Uganda

Note: Closing date for receiving applications is 19th August 2011. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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