Chief of Party Job in Uganda at Civil Society Fund

Job Title: Chief of Party

Position Description and Required Competencies
The Chief of Party (COP) should have leadership qualities; technical expertise in designing M&E systems, database management, data quality assurance, and conducting evaluations; experience in managing health/HIV?AIDS project and team leadership skills, communication and interpersonal skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project.

Required Experience and Academic Qualifications:
The proposed candidate must have:-
  • At least a Masters Degree in public health, Business Administration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics or a related field
  • At least ten years experience working in development programs with public health objectives:
  • At least seven seven years previous management experience in implementing public health programs in developing countries, preferably with similar projects.
  • Experience in procurement oversight and budget management.
  • Provide overall project vision and leadership; take responsibility for overall project management and success.
  • Provide quality assurance for all project activities and and deliverable s
  • Oversee the management of project financial resources and equipment. This includes making approvals for project payments and procurements.
  • Ensure project compliance with all contractual requirements and adherence to CSF MEA policies and procedures.
  • Assume any duties assigned by the supervisor
The Chief of Party reports to the Home Office Project Management Unit director in Washington DC

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their electronic application in MS word or PDf file with a CV, 3 referees and a brief cover letter explaining why they are suitable for the position to: excellent past performance references are mandatory and contacts should be provided.

Deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 5:00pm.

Cashiers Job in Uganda at Pride Microfinance

Job Title: Cashiers

Report to the Branch Accountant. Specific responsibilities include;
  • Take deposits and pay customers across the counter and ensure that all deposit and withdrawal transactions are handled with accuracy and according to laid down policies and procedures.
  • Scrutinize the details of each transaction to ensure that the company is protected against fraudsters and money laundering.
  • Exercise prudence and safeguard cash and other valuable items / instruments such as cheques, controlled stationary, stamps etc, in his or her custody during the course of the duty.
  • Promptly post all transactions made in a day.
Minimum academic Qualification
The ideal Candidates should have a minimum of Bachelors degree from a reputable Institution with good grades in Commerce, Economics, Microfinance, Development Studies, Accounting and finance.

Candidates should also possess 2 principle passes at A' Level and Credit passes in English and mathematics at O' Level.

Person Specifications
The Applicants should not be more than 27 years of age and should be willing to work in any part of the country and fluent in commonly used local languages. computer literacy will be an added advantage
Should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

How to Apply
If you believe you meet the above requirements and have the necessary skills and abilities then apply indicating your current salary, salary expectation and attach a detailed CV, certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional certificates , a postal address, names of 3 referees and a day time telephone contact to the Head Human Capital Management, using the address below so as to reach not later than Monday August 29, 2011.

Pride Microfinance (MDI)
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road,
P.O.Box 7566,Kampala.
Tel:No 041 4346 930/ 297
Kampala, Uganda

Branch Sales Officer Job in Uganda at Living Goods

Job Title: Branch sales officer -Uganda

Living Goods believes the poor deserve better healthcare, a better deal, and a chance to a better life. We operate networks of franchised Health Entrepreneurs in sub Saharan Africa who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth, and selling low-cost, life-saving and life-changing products like bed nets, simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. LG combines best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health to create a fully sustainable system for defeating diseases of poverty. Future expansion includes extending the brand across Africa and Asia, and into micro franchise businesses in energy, water, and agriculture.

LG seeks an energetic resourceful Branch sales Officer to help navigate the organizations’ rapid growth in Uganda. Responsibilities include: managing a large franchised sales force, and developing sales, promotion and marketing plans. The right candidate will be happy in a dynamic start up environment. Reports to the Senior Business Officer

Qualifications: Diploma in Sales & marketing, Business administration, or any other related field. Min of 1 year’s success in sales and sales force management preferably for nationally recognized consumer brands. The position is full time and is based in Uganda. Submit a resume, cover letter, and sales history to; ,

Or hand deliver to head office on plot 434, Balintuma road, Namirembe, along Nakulabye-Mengo road.

For more information call 0779661995, 0712040961, 0700515128,
Deadline is 7th/09/2011

Credit Officer Job in Uganda at Pride Microfinance Limited

Job Title: Credit Officers-Individual Lending

The credit Officer- ILS reports to the Credit Administrator and is responsible for recruiting of clients and visiting prospective client's homes and businesses to assess credit worthiness.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • Marketing the individual lending product
  • Client Mobilization, Sensitization, and Training
  • Loan disbursement
  • Follow-up and Recovery of loans
  • Promptly post all transactions made in a day.
  • Ensuring proper filling of all individual Lending documentation.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Minimum Academic Qualifications:
The ideal candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree from a reputable Institution with good grades in Commerce, Economics, Micro finance, marketing, Financial Services, Business Computing, Business Statistics, Entrepreneurship, & Small business Management, Social Sciences,SWASA or Education, Adult and Community Education and Community Psychology.

Candidates should at least have 1 years experience in a related field. He/She should also possess 2 principle passes at A' Level and credit passes in English and Mathematics at O' Level.

Person Specification
The applicants should not be more than 27 years of age and should be willing to work in any part of the country and fluent in commonly used languages. Computer literacy will be an added advantage. Should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

How to Apply
If you believe you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and experience, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply indicating your current salary , salary expectation and attach a detaileed cv, certified copies of academic transcripts and professional certificates, postal address, names of 3 referees and a day time telephone contact t the Head Human CApital Management, using the Address below so as to reach not later than monday, August 29, 2011. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Pride Microfinance Limited(MDI)
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road,
P.O.Box 7566, Kampala.
Tel. No. 041 4346 930/297
Kampala, Uganda

WHBC/T&C Technical Officer Job in Uganda at GOAL

Job Title: WHBC/T&C Technical Officer

General Description of the Role
The T&C HBC Technical Officer will have the prime responsibility of building the capacity of partner organization personnel to implement quality HIV/AIDS sub-project activities through the provision of Technical support in: Testing and Counseling services(T&C), Health care for PLHs, HBC, and activities that promote a positive attitude to living with HIV.
He/ She will ensure that the Partners project implementation meets PEPFAR;GOAl and Government of Uganda T7C/HBC requirements as per the approved Project detailed implementation plan

  • A bachelors Degree in Public health, or Health related qualification with 3 years NGO field experience.
  • Experience in HTC/ HBC services and capacity building of grass roots organisations.
  • Solid working knowledge of HIV/AIDs Programming especially in relation to HBC/HTC service provision
  • Qualification in Training of Trainer(TOT)
  • Good proposal and report writing skills
  • Working knowledge of computer packages like MS Word and MS Excel
  • Able to work with minimum supervision( Self Motivated/Self Driven)
  • Experience in net working with government, NGOs and districts in project implementation
  • Ability to live and work in remote locations for prolonged periods of time
  • Have good networking and collaboration skills
  • A previous experience with budget development
  • Ability to speak the local languages used in Abim District
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the above 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 a day time contacxt number by close of business Friday 2nd September 2011.
Applications Should be sent to the address below:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, gOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga oR

WASH Project Manager Job at GOAL Uganda

Job Title: WASH Project Manager

The WASH project manager will manage GOAL's WASH program and develop technical staff in environmental and engineering fields in order to achieve GOAL's program objectives.

The incumbent will be responsible for managing the GOAL WASH program in Abim District. He/she will provide appropriate staff development through training and supervision for WASH staff, in particular the participatory community -led approach and adequate report writing among others

Requirements/Person Specification (Essential)
  • Suitable candidates will hold a technical undergraduate degree, Preferably Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • At least 4 years' experience of working in an NGO or similar Watson/wash environment
  • Practical knowledge and experience of CLTS approach
  • Excellent communication, computer and report writing skills
  • Experience of management and training of staff
  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills to plan projects, timetable agreed activities, manage a budget and oversee staff activities
  • Ability and Willingness to live in remote, insecure location, within security procedures
  • Experience of participatory approaches including PHAST
  • Demonstrated technical design skills, preferably using AutoCAD
  • MSc in Water and Environmental Management, Water Management, Water and Waste Engineering or similar.
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 referees and their contacts (2 professional, 2 character referees, including current or most recent employer), and a day time contact number by close of business Friday 2nd September 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from Goal by 16th September count your application an successful.

Applications should be sent to:
The Human Resource and Administrative Coordinator,GOAL Uganda, P.O Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, or

Director of Research Job at National Agricultural Research Organisation(NARO)

Job Title: Director of Research (2 Posts)

Reports to NARO Council, through Chairman, PARI Management Committee

Job Ref NARI/6


Overall Responsibility

The successful applicant will be the chief Executive of the Public Agricultural Institute (PARI) and will provide professional, technical and administrative guidance to the management committee and staff

Task and Responsibilities:

  • Tendering advice to the Management Committee in respect to the business of the Institute.
  • Provide policy advice on appropriate technologies and information for responsible agricultural practices
  • Develop and implement a strategy on Resource Mobilization to enable the institute have additional funding for research and staff remuneration.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans, research programs and annual budget in line with approved government policies.
  • Implement effective human resource management policies and systems.

Required Qualification and Experience:

  • A Masters Degree in the Field of Agricultural sciences, natural sciences or agricultural economics. A PhD will be an added advantage
  • At least 10 years experience of Agricultural research management. Management experience in similar institutions is acceptable
  • A proven record in agricultural research or research in other related fields evidenced by not less than ten peer reviewed publications five of which should be after July 2007.
  • Clear understanding of the role of the role of agricultural research to poverty reduction.
  • Excellent leadership, negotiations and communications skills including demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams

Tenure of Office: Four years renewable subject to satisfying performance

How to Apply

Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand written applications together with a detailed CV giving day time telephone contacts of at least three (3) Referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 14th September 2011. Your CVs should include a half page summary highlighting why you think you consider yourself a suitable candidate for this job

Applicants are advised to quote the reference number of the post applied for on the left corner of the envelope which should be addressed to:

The Director General,

National Agricultural Research Organization,

P.O. Box 295,


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