Statistician Job opportunity at World Health Organisation

Job Title: Statistician

Under the supervision and general direction of the WHO Representative, the incumbent will manage the collection, analysis, interpretation, processing, presentation and dissemination of numerical information from multiple sources that include health services, financial and population data sources, supporting ministry of health Resource Center.
He or she will perform the following functions
Applies advanced statistical techniques and methods in the processing and analysis of data and data modeling.
Participates in the collection and dissemination of relevant indicators as specified by the ministry of health policies.
Performs quality control on data collected and ensure good quality of data produced. improve methods and ideas of data collection, processing analysis and dissemination.

Education and Professional Training
Strong combination of Education and training equivalent to possession of a bachelor's degree in Bio statistics, statistics, Demography and Mathematics that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described.

Masters Degree in Bio statistics or public Health is an added advantage .
Various statistical software packages such as STATA, MS Excel, or SAS.
Office Computing packages such as Microsoft office.

At least three (3) years experience in applying statistics in a reputable organization with acceptable evidence of knowledge, competence and contribution to the organization's goals.

Skill and Ability to:
communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; interact with users and staff in a non-technical clear terms.
Assist staff with difficult technical tasks , including the creation of specialized pivot tables.
Work independently and as a team member.
Set priorities and organize work to meet strict reporting deadlines

Languages Required:
Through knowledge of the English language. Working knowledge of the french would be added advantage
Applications accompanied by detail curriculum vitae and copies of certificates, diplomas and testimonials should be addressed to:

The WHO Representative
P.O Box 245

Deadline: 19th August, 2011

Regional Phermacy Manager Job opportunity at Uganda Health Marketing Group

Job Title: Regional Pharmacy Manager(3 Posts)

Job summary
The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure that the operations of the regional pharmacy are run in a professional manner under the guidelines of the pharmaceutical Society of Uganda (PSU) and National Drug Authority (NDA). The job holder is the lead person for NDA follow-up activities, and services as a technical adviser on pharmaceutical matters pertaining to the wholesale pharmacy operations.

This position requires a person who has technical competencies in managing a pharmaceutical wholesale business. The person should have the capacity to work under minimum supervision, be proactive, and institute innovative sustainable interventions, and resiliently work to fulfill the organization's goals, while upholding our core values.

Essential Job Functions
The regional pharmacy manager will be specifically responsible for the following tasks:-

Liaise with Director product Facility, suppliers of pharmaceutical products on all technical matters that affect the smooth functioning of the wholesale business

Ensure that the daily operations at the pharmacy are carried under the guidelines of NDA and acceptable standards of pharmacy practice.

Ensure that all reference books, and books for record keeping including prescription books, order books, dangerous drugs register, expiry drug register etc.required by NDA are maintained and updated at the pharmacy premises.

Undertake activities involving provision of technical support,interpreting prescriptions, counseling of patients, dispensing of pharmaceutical products and devices to patients.

Ensure that storage conditions of phermaceutical products at the premises comform to the required standards at all times, including narcotics, OTC's, Class A and B drugs.

Minimum Qualification
A bachelors degree in Pharmacy. Post Graduate qualification in Marketing, Business Administration, CIM, or their equivalent in related fields is an added advantage. At least one year experience in performing related work in a wholesale pharmacy business. Working knowledge of the guidelines and regulations of the pharmaceutical society of Uganda (PSU) and National Drug Authority (NDA)

How to Apply
send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the "top left-hand side of the envelope" to:
The Human Resources and Administrative Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing group Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs crescent, Ntinda, or to P.o. Box 455 3, Kampala; or

Application Deadline: 4:30pm on 22nd august 2011. only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please deliver your applications to the UHMG Reception

Job Opportunities in Uganda at Excel Insurance Company Limited

Job Title: Admin/HR Officer
To handle human resource and administrative activities of the company which include recruitment, training, staff appraisals,procurement and office maintenance.
Qualification and Experience
A relevant University Degree plus at least 5 years experience in HR and Administrative work

Job Title:Marketing officer(2)
To promote our products in Kampala and other districts, assist in management of branch network, carryout market research in Kampala and up country and supervise the sales staff.
Qualification and Experience
A university degree plus at least five years experience in marketing and sales management.

Job Title: Customer Relations Executive
To handle customers, operate computers and prepare reports.
Qualification and experience
A relevant Degree such as in statistics, computer, business and economics, with at least 2 years experience performing similar duties

Job Title: Marketing Executives(10)
To market the company's services in Kampala based at Head office
Qualification and Experience
At least a Diploma plus three years experience marketing goods and services. A university degree will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Sales Executives(10)
will be trained to sale our services in the branch offices around Kampala and upcountry in Uganda.
Qualification and Experience
At least a diploma plus at least 3 years experience in selling goods and services. A University degree will be an added advantage.

Remuneration packages, fringe benefits,( such as housing, medical,bonuses) and prospects of career growth are attractive for the qualified candidates.

Applications plus detailed CV and three referees should be submitted by friday 19th August 2011 to
The Managing Director,
P.O Box 7213
Kampala, Uganda

Clinical Officer Job vacancy at Medecins Sans frontieres(MSF)

Job Title: Clinical Officer

Job summary
The Clinical officer will perform medical clinical duties on a rotational basis in the TB units (Chest Clinic and Adult Isolation Ward), Arua Hospital Aids Programe (AHAP), PMTCT< and Nutrition wards

General Duties include;
Provide clinical services to patients living HIV and/ or TB including examinations, prescriptions, record keeping and charting of all necessary information.
Prescribe ARV's, TB drugs,OL prophylaxis and other medications to appropriate patients.
Conduct minor medical procedures in effective manner-lumbar punctures, taps, etc.-while utilizing universal precautions with all patients during procedures and examinations.

General Qualification
Diploma in Clinical Medicine fro a recognized institution
Registration with the Allied Health Professionals council
Minimum of 2 yrs clinical experience; experience with HIV and TB is a plus
Ability to work well in a team comprised of people with diverse cultural and disciplinary backgrounds

How to apply
Interested applicants should send their hand written application letter with a detailed CV indicating postal address, phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of acadimic documents and working certificates and minimum two references:

The Finance and HR Coordinator
Medicins Sans Frontiers-France
P.oBox 2362, Kampala
Kansanga, Church zone
Spear Road Plot 2329 Block 244, Tel: 0392708013

Deadline for this position:26th August 2011

Nutritionist job at Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd

Job Title: Nutritionist

Job summary
The primary duties of the Nutritionist is prospecting and communicating to target customers the product benefits with an objective of winning their opinion leading to accepting, buying, and recommending our Hexagon range of products, through planning and executing brand communications strategies, carrying out other promotional activities, gathering market requirements, in a way that contributes directly to the company's strategic marketing objectives.

Essential Job Functions
To plan and execute product marketing strategies;product promotion, prospecting sales, following up inquiries and target customers and as well.
To conduct nutritional presentations to nutritionists, doctor,pharmacists, and other health care providers and make visits as per the daily plan and monthly marketing to communicate product benefits and get their commitment for use, buying and recommending the company's' brand
To take the lead in planning and marketing plan implementation, scheduling activities, and gaining commitment of the team and the management to ensure effective and impactful implementation of the strategies.

minimum Requirements
A bachelors degree in Food Science & Nutrition, Pharmacy, nursing and other qualification in related field. should have a minimum of two years work experience. Excellent Qualification in paramedical field is an added advantage. should have good communications and computer skills. should be an energetic,resilient, organized, and presentable person.

How to apply
send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the top left-hand side of the envelope, to;
The human Resources & Administration manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd.(UHMG),Plot 20-21,27-28,Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda, or to P.O Box 4553,Kampala;or

Application Deadline: 4:30pm on 22 August 2011. only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please deliver your application to UHMG Reception.

Procurement Specialist job at The Ministry of Water and Environment

Job Title: Procurement Specialist

The government of Uganda received credit from the International Development Association(IDA) toward the cost of the lake Victoria Environmental Management Project(LVEMP). The government wishes to engage a procurement specialist for the project

Objective of the assignment
The objective of the assignment is to provide support to the PDU of the Ministry by Managing the procurement of goods, works and services under the LVEMP 11 project.

Reports to
The procurement specialist will report to the National Project Coordinator but work closely with the head PDU at the Ministry.

Responsibilities and tasks
coordinate procurement functions between the component Coordinators and the Procurement and disposal Unit on behalf of the Principle procurement officer.

In consultation with the component Managers, the procurement Specialist will prepare, review,adjust and monitor the implementation of the project procurement plan.

Ensure timely submission of all Project Procurement plans requiring review and approval by bank.

provide technical support and guidance to the different Ministry line departments, institutions, and Agencies in the preparation of the requirements and prepare bidding documents and request for proposals for acquisition of the goods, works and services.

coordinate the advertisements, issue and receipt of the bids.

Key performance indicators
Preparing and submission to the world bank, the annual procurement plan of acceptable quality for the project with in three months of the new financial year.

Conducting all procurements with in accordance with the approved procurement plan.

Maintaining a complete document management system of all project procurement records

Duration of assignment
the assignment shall be for a period of one(1) year with a possibility of extension subject to continued need and satisfactory perfomance.

Qualification and Competence
the applicants must possess an honors' degree from a reputable and recognized university in commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Law or any other related discipline.

Post graduate training/qualifications in procurement will be an added advantage.

The applicants must at least have five(5) years of relevant professional experience in procurement in a busy environment and knowledge of the world bank procurement guidelines.

Computer knowledge and skills a mandatory.

How to Apply
The ministry of Water and Environment now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the above vacancy. The applications which should be accompanied by applicants' C Vs, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:

The permanent Secretary
(Attention: Head, Procurement and Disposal Unit)
Ministry of Water and Environment,
P.O Box 20026,Kampala.
The applications in Sealed envelopes should be hand delivered to the office of the ministry on Portbell Road, Luzira by close of business on monday, 29th August, 2011

Senior Accountant job vacancy at St. Raphael of St. Francis Hospital Nsambya

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Key Responsibilities
Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting control procedures

Maintain the hospital's asset register

Maintain all debtors' and creditors ledger accounts ensuring timely recovery of debts and settlement of creditors' balances.

Review the accuracy of the payroll and ensure correct entries are posted monthly

Maintain cash books and do monthly bank reconciliation of all bank accounts.

Bachelors Degree (Honors) in commerce or business Administration, majoring in accounting, from a recognized university and/ or ACCA or CPA

At least two years post qualification experience in a busy Finance Department of a reputable organization.

Good computer knowledge and prior use of accounting/ business management software

Good communication skills, organization skills, interpersonal skills and team player

Age limit of 28-45 years

How to apply
Please submit your application (indicating your current salary) not later than 29th August 2011 addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager
St. Raphael of St. Francis Hospital Nsambya
P.O. Box 7146,Kampala

Program Manager Job Opportunity at Amakula Cultural Foundation

Job Title: Program Manager

Overall Responsibility
The program manager is the individual with overall responsibility on the ground for the planning and implementation of programs of the Amakula Kampala cultural Foundation. He/she is directly responsive to the partly Dutch based artistic and executive director and is in charge of the day to day management of the organization

Key Responsibilities
Manage the Amakula organization by providing direction to a small staff, and overseeing effective planning, execution and development of activities, tasks, and organizational procedures while taking responsibility for human resource management and personal operations.

Ensure effective program development, long term planning and implementation

Develop concept papers for funding proposals, meet potential donors and make necessary presentations.

Participate in revising when necessary Amakula's policy manuals and administrative systems.

Qualification and Skills
Bachelors Degree in related field
masters degree or postgraduate training is added advantage
Training and at least 5 years experience in Development or project management.
Skills in Results Based Management
Project Proposal Development Skills

Personal Specification
Excellent communication skills
Excellent Representation Skills
Team Player
Responsible and open for learning

How to apply
please apply by email by September 15, with a letter of motivation and a CV including 3 references to and to for more information on the organization check or contact this email address

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