Midwife/ Counselor Job at Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title: Midwife/ Counselor:(2)

Educational Requirements
  • Diploma in Midwifery from a recognized medical institution. Double qualification is an added advantage
  • Must be fully registered
  • At least 2 years of post-qualification professional experience
  • Formal training in HIV/Aids care and treatment including pediatric HIV Management and PMTCT-EID.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
  • Ability to communicate with patients in local language
  • Knowledge and understanding of HIV/Aids related issues
  • Knowledge and skills of good clinical procedures and practices
  • Ability to work effectively in a team as well as working with district teams
Responsibilities
  • Provision of quality HIV/Aids care services to the services to the patients in the KCCA supported health facilities
  • Ensure quality in all activities conducted
  • Communicate professionally in writing as well generation of reports.
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by management in line within project scope of work.
Key Outputs:
  • Improved quality of service provision in supported HIV clinics
  • Improved linkages of HIV positive persons identified through HCT 9both Community and PITC) to care.

How to Apply:
Qualified and interested persons may send an application letter with adetailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O.Box 22418, Kampala.

Deadline: 9th September 2011


Clinical Officers Job in Uganda at Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title: Clinical Officers

Educational Requirements
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community health
  • Must be registered with allied Health Professional's Council
  • At least 2 years of post-qualification professional experience
  • Use of computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and internet.
Knowledge and abilities:
  • Ability to communicate with patients in local language
  • Knowledge and understanding of HIV/Aids related issues
  • Knowledge of good clinical procedures and practices
  • Ability to work effectively in a team as well as working with district teams.
Responsibilities
  • Provision of quality HIV/Aids care services to patients in KCCA supported Health facilities
  • Ensure quality in all activities conducted
  • communicate professionally in writing as well generation of reports
Key outputs :
  • improved quality of service provision in supported HIV clinics
  • Improved linkages of HIV positive persons identifiede through HCT ( both Community and PITC) to care
How to Apply:
Qualified and interested persons may send an application letter with adetailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O.Box 22418, Kampala.

Deadline: 9th September 2011

Creative Associates International Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Chief of Party (Stability), Uganda

Closing Date: Tuesday, 01 November 2011

Creative Associates International is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Washington, DC, the firm has a field presence in 20 plus countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense. The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

The Chief of Party will oversee a regional stability project in Uganda which aims to address the causes and consequences of violent conflict. To achieve this objective, the Project will integrate a core set of activities in three components: 1) Peace-building and reconciliation; 2) Economic security and social inclusion; and, 3) Access to justice. The COP will be the senior in-county technical and administrative supervisor of all project activities. S/he will have overall responsibility for coordinating program activities at the highest levels among a diverse group of local stakeholders and beneficiaries. This includes liaising with government officials, USAID personnel, and civil society leaders; as well as supervising partnering organizations and sub-grantees. The COP helps ensure timely project implementation, monitoring of activities, and management of project staff and subsidiaries. The COP has ultimate responsibility for project financial accountability and reporting to USAID and Creative Associates home office.

Reporting and Supervision

The Chief of Party reports to Creative's HQ Program Director.

Primary Responsibilities

Is responsible for overall technical and financial performance of the project; Manages/leads in-country staff to ensure that the project is achieving all deliverables; Ensures that technical, financial, and administrative activities are carried out according to USAID and Creative's policies and procedures; Manages subcontractors to ensure that their performance meets or exceeds technical and financial contractual requirements; Maintains and nurtures Creative's relationship with USAID by communicating on a weekly basis Successfully manages the project's relationship with local governments/ministries and other stakeholders; Oversees creation and implementation of project monitoring and evaluation activities; Engages in frequent, routine communication with the Home Office so that the Project Director is aware of both progress and potential issues. Solicits assistance and input as needed to ensure that the project's performance meets or exceeds technical and financial contractual requirements.

Required Skills and Qualifications

Minimum of a Master's degree in peace and conflict, political science, international security, or a related field; Minimum of 10 years of experience working with conflict resolution/regional stability Demonstrated working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa Experience in facilitating multi-sectorial collaboration among different technical fields and various type of stakeholders (NGOs, private sector, government, communities, and international donors); Knowledge of Ugandan culture, politics, and economic contexts; Familiarity with USAID policies and procedures; Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Please apply online at http://www.creativeassociatesinternational.com

Please submit all electronic submissions by 11/1/11. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.

If you experience any technical difficulties during the application process, please send an email to recruitment @creativedc.com

Creative Associates International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/V/D

Plumber Job Vacancy at US Embassy in Uganda

CLOSING DATE: September 15, 2011
POSITION TITLE: Plumber; FP-AA; FSN-4
POSITION LOCATION: Facility Maintenance Section (GSO)
HOURS OF WORK: Full time; 40 hours /week

"The American Embassy is seeking for two individuals for the position of Plumber in Facilities Maintenance Section."
Note: All applicants who are not family members of USG employees officially assigned to post and under Chief of Mission authority must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Serves as one of six (6) plumbers in Facilities Maintenance Section (FMS) responsible for all plumbing maintenance, repairs, and installations in more than 100 government leased properties and governments owned properties/ office buildings.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1. Education required: Completion of secondary school (both 'O' and 'A' level) and completion of vocational training from a recognized institution producing journeyman level plumbers is required.
2. Work Experience: Three years of journeyman plumbing experience is required.
3. Language Requirement: Level II (Limited knowledge) English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Must have full journeyman knowledge of established practices and procedures of the plumbing trade.
5. Skills: Ability to use trade tools/ equipment and professionally determine extent of damage or problem with the experience it takes to make necessary recommendations for equipment repair or replacement is required. Must hold a valid Ugandan driver’s license.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Survey Assistant Job in Uganda at UMEME

Job Title: Survey Assistant (3)
Ref No: UM/NP/04/08/11
Reports to: Survey Supervisor

Job Purpose:
To survey power line routes and prepare appropriate drawings

Key responsibilities:
  • Carry out preliminary surveys of proposed power line routes
  • Audit constructed lines
  • Stake out power line routes
  • Flag possible environmental issues on projects
  • Update the survey archive of all surveys done
  • Issue notification of intention to construct a line for wayleaves purposes and negotiation for wayleaves consent.
Required Qualifications:
  • Ordinary Diploma in Land Surveying
  • One year relevant experience
  • Knowledge of survey standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of operation of Survey equipment
  • Knowledge of drawing software (Micro station CAD or Auto CAD)
  • Knowledge of GIS system and relevant software
  • Knowledge of electricity network planning and construction techniques
  • Good communication skills
  • negotiation skills
how to Apply:
If you feel you are the right candidate for the above position, please submit your application to the Head of Human Resources-Lugogo or post you application to P.O.Box 23841,Kampala.

Deadline: 5:00pm Friday, 16th September 2011

Medical Clinical Officer Job at Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title: Medical Clinical Officer (3 Position)

Education Requirements:
  • MBCHB degree from a recognized university.
  • Must be registered with the Uganda Dental and Medical Practitioners Council
  • At least 2 years of post-qualification professional experience
  • Formal training in HIV/AIDs care and treatment for medical officers including pediatric care, Adult care and PMTCT preferred.
  • Use of Computers including word processing, spreadsheets, powerpoint, email and internet.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of HIV/ Aids related issues
  • Knowledge of good clinical procedures and practices
  • ability to work effectively in a team as well as working with KCCA teams
Responsibilities:
General Summary:
The post holder will be responsible for providing clinical care to patients attending the assigned clinics, reviewing patient files and laboratory test results to ensure continuity of care of the patients, participate in teaching/training programs(CME's) as well as participation in the project's management activities.

key Responsibilities:
Clinical activities
  • Offer a professional medical service to clients attending the IDI/KCC project supported clinics
  • Initiate clients on appropriate ART programs at the supported KCCA clinics
  • Plan and conduct CME sessions for KCCA health workers to build their capacity in HIV/Aids Management
  • Mentor the KCCA staff in order to build their skills in HIV/ Aids care
Key Outputs:
  • Improved quality of service provision in supported HIV clinics
  • Improved linkage of HIV positive persons identified through HCT (both Community and PITC) to care.
How To Apply:
Qualified and Interested persons may Send an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least 2 professional referees, to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O.Box 22418, Kampala.

Deadline: Friday 9th September 2011

WASH Innovation/Private-Sector Coordinator job in Uganda at World Vision

Job Title: WASH Innovation/Private-Sector Coordinator
Reports to: WASH Program Officer
Location: Kampala, Uganda

Role of the Position:
We are seeking a WASH Innovation/ Private-Sector coordinator who will work closely with the field teams and the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) unit to identify incremental and potentially transformational innovations approaches that are targeted to improve :
  • WASH program delivery
  • Water system design
  • Hygiene promotion approaches leading to measurable behavior change
  • demand and economic-driven sanitation solutions
  • Sustainable maintenance of WASH systems
Major responsibilities:
The WASH Innovation/ Private -Sector Coordinator will:
  • Oversee 'new product' development activities
  • Discuss 'business requirements with project teams, partners and contractors
  • create detailed project design and implementation documents and approaches, while also assessing project plans and evaluating potential feasibility concerns.
Academic Requirements:
A Bachelor's Degree in WASH-related disciplines(e.g. Water engineering, Public Health, Environmental Science, hydrology, etc) or a Bachelor's Degree in social sciences, business, communication, or related disciplines coupled with practical WASH woorking experience.

Employment Experience: Proven WASH -related community development work experience

How to Apply:
If you feel ready to take up the challenge then apply as follows
Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum vitae via email to wvujobs@wvi.org.
Note: all applications must be sent by email to the Human Resource MAnager

Deadline: 16th September 2011

e-Banking Manager Job at Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title: e-Banking Manager

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Plan, review, monitor and coordinate the e-Banking business activities, setting benchmarks for business growth, monitor and evaluate performance and make recommendations in line with the budget guidelines & the business plan
  • Initiate strategies for customer acquisition, growth and retention and ensure that customers access e-banking products at all times.
  • Make regular analytical reports on e-banking products, growth and development
  • develop, review and coordinate preparations of the e-Banking policies and procedures manuals in line with the business objectives and industrial standards
  • Review and monitor compliance to the internal control systems, procedures in line with PML's policies and procedures.
Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree from reputable institution with good grades in ICT, Computer Science, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Business Studies and Business Administration. A masters Degree in a Business related field will be an added advantage
  • Candidates should have at least 5 years experience in banking, 2 of which should be e-banking.
Person Specification:
  • Should be a person of integrity and honesty with a clean track record
  • Should be analytical, conceptual, organized, with great attention to detail.
  • Should not be more than 35 years of age.
Application Procedure:
If you believe you meet our requirements, have necessary skills and experience, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply indicating your current salary, salary expectation and attach a detailed CV, Copies of complete academic transcripts and a professional certificate , postal address, names of 3 referees anda daytime telephone contactto the Head Human Capital Management, using the address below so as to reach not later than September 12 2011.

Pride Microfinance Limited(MDI)
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road,
P.O. Box 7566, Kampala
Tel: No. 041 4346930/297
Kampala, Uganda

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