Capacity Building and Technical Coordinator, Job at FINCA Uganda Ltd

Job Title: Capacity Building and Technical Coordinator

Reports to: Training Manager
The capacity Building and technical coordinator is a member of the Human Resources department based at the Head Office Kampala. She/He is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the Human resources development programs in FINCA Uganda in line with the HR development plans and Human Resources Management Manual.

Key Result Areas
  • Develop, implement and monitor the implementation of HR development programs in line with HRM manual and HR Development plan
  • Develop Training proposals, source for training and capacity building funds and identify cost-saving methods of organization wide training opportunities in line with the donor requirements
  • Developing the HR department strategy, annual operational activity plan and department Budget
Ideal Profile:
  • A Degree in business/ humanities/HR and Psychology related fields from a recognized institution. A Post graduate qualification in MBA(HR), MHRM or M.Organizational psychology is an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years work experience in a related role.
  • Should have attended a Training of Trainees course, knoledge of writting project proposals.
  • Flexibility in Traveling

How to Apply
Applicants should submit their documents which should include: Photocopies of academic documents, and testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts including a day time telephone (Professional and not personal, including current or most recent employer) to the
Human Resource Manager FINCA Uganda,
Plot 22, Ben Kiwanuka Street, P.O,Box 24450, Kampala

Friday 9th September 2011

Community Linkages Technical Advisor Job in Uganda at Integrated Community Based Initiatives(ICOBI)

Job Title: Communication Linkages Technical Advisor

Reports to: Executive Director

Job Description
The community Linkages Technical Advisor will work closely with relevant departments of the MOH, Community Health Department in the respectve RRHs and GHs and other implementing partners(USAID-funded and non USAId- Funded) to plan for and provide required technical support for strengthening health facility.

Key responsibilities
  • Design and implement appropriate facility community linkages interventions, within the overall strategic framework of the sustain project
  • In coordination with facility management, supervise and monitor performance of facility-based community Linkages Coordinators and Community M&E Officer
  • Provide technical assistance to the health facility teams to strengthen community-facility linkages aimed at improving patient adherence, retention, self management, and psychosocial services
Minimum Qualification
At a minimum, the candidate must possess a Masters Degree in Public Health and extensive experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment. A post graduate diploma in project planning and management would be an added advantage.

More than 6 years in project implementation, management and community work.

How to Apply
Qualified interested candidates are invited to send in their applications with the following:-
Detailed CV, copies of Certificates and Testimonials, Day time telephone contact, Address and names of three referees to:

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Integrated Community Based Initiatives (ICOBI)
Plot 37, Lumumba avenue, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 16331 Kampala.

Deadline: 12th September 2011

Project Coodinator Job at Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd.

Job Title: Projector Coordinator
Reports to: Technical Manager

Key Role
To monitor the consultants’ and contractors’ management, coordination and control of engineering and construction of two small hydropower projects (SHP Nyagak 111 and ShP Muzizi); advice UEGCL on any required actions to ensure compliance with the agreed responsibilities/ risk undertakings in accordance with the project implementation plan and budget

1. Liaising with the Project Engineer/ Consultant or the Transaction adviser in the various aspects of the project.
• Coordinating the various project activities of the various parties involved
• Reviewing of the Contractors’ Quality Assurance Program(QAP) and Quality Control Program (QCP)
• Review of test methods, procedure, and test programs
• Checking the Contractors’ co-ordination of interfaces between equipment requirements and civil work drawings
2. Carry Out workshop inspections
• Approving workshop test procedures and methods
• Liaise with the Consultant for review and approval of all civil work drawings provided by the contractor.
3. Carry out Procurement monitoring
• Clarifying initial needs at site for all parties concerned, arranging in advance facilities to be provided at the project at site, e.g. initial accommodation
4. Liaising with Surveyors for field Works to Ensure that they fulfill their tasks
• Ensuring that the various implementing agencies adhere to the agreed terms of project closure and site move- out
• Prepare a comprehensive Operation and Maintenance Manual including all parts of each of the projects’ facilities

Minimum Qualifications and experience
• Minimum Bachelors degree, either in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, or Mechanical) or Economics/ Business Management. A combination of both would be an asset.
• At least 5 years experience in managing infrastructure projects in East Africa, preferably in the power sector. Prior work experience in managing hydropower projects would be an asset
• Demonstrated project management skills. Strong communication skills in English (oral and written) required.
• Experience of whole project life cycle, able to operate in the initial conceptual design stage, in the depth system testing, and at each stage in between.
Other requirements:
Valid driving permit
Age limit: Not above 50 years of age

The position comes with a competitive market salary as well as other additional social benefits

How to Apply
Send or deliver your cv, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for on the top left-hand side of the envelope to:
The Head of Human Resources GIZ Office Kampala Plot 23 Nakasero road

Deadline: 3:00pm on 5th September 2011.


Job Title: Program Manager

Reporting to the National Director SAO (Uganda)
The Program Manager's Task will be to conceptualization strategic direction and implementation of the SAO program. The program manager will undertake the following:-
  • Responsible for Program design
  • Responsible for program implementation
  • Ensure programs strategic objectives are met
  • Conduct periodic reviews and assessment of project implementation of the planne activities
  • Coordinate proposal writing at different levels
  • Resource mobilization
  • Prepare and ensure timely reports are presented to the National Director
Minimum Qualification and experience:
The post requires a dynamic, highly self motivated and hard working person with a masters degree in social work/ Advance degree in development studies from a recognized University. Has knowledge of an integrated community Development with 3-5 years relevant experience.
Computer knowledge will be an added advantage. Other essential qualifications like excellent communication skills, good team player and gender sensitive.
Age: 28-40 years

How to Apply
Application should be submitted not later than 5th September , 2011

Addressed to:
Human Resource Manager
p.O.Box 23408, Kampala
Tel: NO.041530898/041 541832

Western Region Coordinator Job in Uganda at Malaria consortium

Job Title: Western Region Coordinator
Department: Management

Vacancy Number: MCUG/MGT 19/08/001

Key Accountabilities

  • Lines manage the western Uganda staff team, whilst respecting technical support supervision lines which will operate from Kampala. The staff team will be comprised of technical officers, project officers, operations officers, finance and administration assistants, drivers, and support staff.
  • Work closely with the project coordinators of the relevant projects based in Kampala to support the smooth and timely implementation of, and effective coordination between, all Malaria Consortium Uganda activities in the Region.
  • liaise effectively as required with the operations, Logistics, Finance, and HR departments in Kampala in support the ongoing needs of the office.
  • Provide support to all visits to the field, including for both internal and external representatives
Person Specification
  • Degree in social science, public health or management related discipline with a post graduate diploma in project planning and management. A Masters degree in the above field will be an added advantage
  • 4 years experience in project management, including financial management, human resources, and donor liaison and reporting
Work Based Skills and Competencies
  • Experience coordinating public health programs including with INGOs, multilaterals or donor institutions
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Experience in effectively managing diverse teams
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills and proficient in word -processing and data management software
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to develop strong relationships
  • Track record in resource mobilization
  • The candidate must also be prepared to live and wrk in Hoima
How to Apply
Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed cv, a covering letter explaining how and why you are suited to the role, and the contact details of three referees quoting the reference number MCUG/MGT 19/08/001 to not later than Thursday, 8th September 2011.

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