Project Manager Job in Uganda at Pathfinder

Job Title: Project Manager

The Project Manager will be responsible to supervise and provide technical assistance to the project partners, working closely with the district health teams, Youth and Women groups, other RH stake holders, designated health facilities and Youth corners and Community resource groups as well as routinely and appropriately link up with strides Regional Office based in Fort Portal.

Essential Skills and Experience include: Managing RH/Child Survival programs, working with young people, community/health systems strengthening, working with health private sector programs, skills in performance monitoring and program management approaches.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee finance and budget management of activities.
  • Maintain all records and documentation of project activities in line with pathfinder International policies and regulations.
  • Management, supervision and ongoing support to project partners and their staff as well (clinical staff, peer educators, etc)
  • Ongoing performance monitoring of targets, timely reporting and evaluation of the project. This will include reviewing and refining indicators, data collection instruments and reporting format for partners.
  • Compile monthly and quarterly reports and administration of activities as requested by the Country Representative.
How to Apply:
The application should be submitted to:

Pathfinder International Offices on plot 15,
House No. 4 Kitante Close,

Deadline: September 30th, 2011

Registered Nurse Job in Uganda at US Embassy

JOB TITLE:               Registered Nurse FP-6; FSN-8

CLOSING DATE:  September 25, 2011
WORK HOURS:     Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

"The American Embassy is seeking for an individual for the position of Registered Nurse in the Health Unit Section."

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Provides routine and preventive health care to the American community including treatment of common illnesses and injuries with accepted professional standards and on call duty.   The position reports directly to the FSHP.
 A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov

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

1.  Education required:  Degree from a professional nursing school and in possession of a current and unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the U.S. or Western European equivalent is required.
2.   Work Experience:  At least two years of occupational health experience, with at least one year being with a Western primary health care facility is required.   Previous teaching with at least three of the following health promotion activities is required: smoking cessation, weight reduction, well child anticipatory guidance; emergency first aid; prenatal classes; stress management and relaxation and HIV prevention is required.
3.   Language:  Level IV (Fluent) English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Current training or working knowledge in emergency preparedness is required.
5.  Skills and Abilities:  Demonstrated skill and ability to administer adult and pediatric immunization programs according to current CDC standards, and ability to provide travel medicine recommendations and health precautions are required.

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

Jobs at USAID in Uganda- Program Management Specialist


JOB TITLE:                 Program Management Specialist/Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit
         
POSITION LOCATION:  USAID, SO7 Office

HOURS OF WORK:   40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:   FSN-12  (Ugshs. 87,067,500 to 125,851,069 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Specialist/Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Serves as Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit Leader, and is the Mission’s senior advisor and expert on private sector/partnership development issues. 
        
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education Required: A Master’s degree in economics, management science, business administration, finance, marketing, international development or related fields is required.  

2.  Work Experience:  A minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in rural agricultural development with multi-lateral or bi-lateral organizations is required.
3.   Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent) English proficiency written and oral communication skills is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Recent knowledge in programming of business development services, competiveness, advocacy against constraints to business, public-private partnerships, private sector growth enabling national economic governance policies (for example licensing, registration, certification, trade compliance), is required.

5.  Skills and Abilities:  Must have ability to work in a team environment, coordinate well with others, and provide leadership in the areas of their competencies.  S/he must possess strong interpersonal and team-building skills.  Must have superb communication skills, commitment to transparency, and an outstanding ability to exercise sound and independent judgment, discretion and patience on a daily basis.  Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft, and spreadsheets is required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must include the following documentation
(i)   A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
(ii)  Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii)   Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv)  Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)   Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

1. By mail:
 Human Resources Office
 Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
 P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
 Telephone:  0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
 0414-341-863 - ATTENTION:  HR
3. Or by e-mail:
 KampalaHR@state.gov

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION:  September 26, 2011

US Embassy Jobs- Program Management Specialist/Private Sector/Partnership Development

JOB TITLE:                 Program Management Specialist/Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit
         
POSITION LOCATION:  USAID, SO7 Office

HOURS OF WORK:   40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:   FSN-12  (Ugshs. 87,067,500 to 125,851,069 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Specialist/Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Serves as Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit Leader, and is the Mission’s senior advisor and expert on private sector/partnership development issues. 
        
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education Required: A Master’s degree in economics, management science, business administration, finance, marketing, international development or related fields is required.  

2.  Work Experience:  A minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in rural agricultural development with multi-lateral or bi-lateral organizations is required.
3.   Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent) English proficiency written and oral communication skills is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Recent knowledge in programming of business development services, competiveness, advocacy against constraints to business, public-private partnerships, private sector growth enabling national economic governance policies (for example licensing, registration, certification, trade compliance), is required.

5.  Skills and Abilities:  Must have ability to work in a team environment, coordinate well with others, and provide leadership in the areas of their competencies.  S/he must possess strong interpersonal and team-building skills.  Must have superb communication skills, commitment to transparency, and an outstanding ability to exercise sound and independent judgment, discretion and patience on a daily basis.  Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft, and spreadsheets is required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must include the following documentation
(i)   A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
(ii)  Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii)   Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv)  Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)   Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

1. By mail:
 Human Resources Office
 Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
 P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
 Telephone:  0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
 0414-341-863 - ATTENTION:  HR
3. Or by e-mail:
 KampalaHR@state.gov

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION:  September 26, 2011

US Embassy Jobs in Uganda- Administrative Assistant/Travel Representative



JOB TITLE:        Administrative Assistant/Travel RepresentativeOPENING AND CLOSING DATES: September 5-19, 2011

         
POSITION LOCATION:  USAID, EXO Office

HOURS OF WORK:   40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:   FSN-7  (Ugshs. 26,274,375 to 37,902,046 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Administrative Assistant/Travel Representative.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Serves as a Travel Representative/Administrative Assistant to Supervisory Executive Officer (EXO).  Handles a variety of administrative requirements of the Executive Office.  Makes travel arrangements for Mission personnel and temporary accommodation for official visitors and VIPs.
       
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education Required: A University degree in secretarial studies, administration, or related field is required.  

2.  Work Experience:  Four years of progressively responsible experience in travel field, administrative work, or other experience closely related to the field is required.
3.   Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent) English proficiency written and oral communication skills is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Good understanding of office and administrative procedures is required.

5.  Skills and Abilities:  Must possess strong interpersonal and organization skills. Must have a high degree of tact, diplomacy, and persistence for effectiveness.  Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft and spreadsheets is required.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must include the following documentation
(i)   A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
(ii)  Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii)   Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv)  Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)   Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

1. By mail:
 Human Resources Office
 Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
 P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
 Telephone:  0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
 0414-341-863 - ATTENTION:  HR
3. Or by e-mail:
 KampalaHR@state.gov

Deadline: Sep 19th 2011

Many Jobs Vacancies at Uganda Telecom- BCOM, BBA Finance, Finance & Accounting, Procurement, Electrical

Exciting Careers for Young Professionals

Uganda telecom, a leading telecommunications company in Uganda is seeking Young Professionals with breakthrough thinking, bold experimentation and the courage to challenge convention – aspects of the UTL culture that have made our business into one of the most innovative of its kind in the region. We recognize that the way we select, develop, organize, reward and manage our People is a decisive factor in achieving success and competitive advantage. We are therefore inviting qualified and skilled young professionals into our Technical, Finance and Audit Functions.

The Applicants MUST be:

•Recent graduates with 1st Class or 2nd upper Bachelors Degree in either Electrical or Telecommunication Engineering, BCOM, BBA Finance, Finance & Accounting, Procurement & Logistics from a recognized University
• Excellent Computer Skills
• Basic understanding of the Telecom Environment
• Working experience is not essential

    Dynamic, self-driven and able to work under pressure,  well organized individuals with a ‘can-do’ attitude, excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    Enthusiastic and demonstrate quick-thinking.

• Team player/Leader.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Willingness to learn and ability to coordinate multiple tasks efficiently.
• Highly flexible.
• Age : Below 26 years

Applications from suitably qualified candidates should be submitted to;

The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Rwenzori Courts
P.O Box 7171
Kampala.

Email: recruitment@utl.co.ug

Closing Date: 23rd September 2011

ISP Business Support Manager Jobs Vacancy at Uganda Telecom (UTL)

Job Title: ISP Business Support Manager

Reporting to Manager ISP& Business Support

From the moment you join, you will be required to find new and effective ways to enhance the technical department, committed to getting things done right first time, and make a difference to the future success of the organization. It’s about evolution, commitment, and working for the business.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

    Ability to lead, communicate and make quick and precise decisions in a fast paced business environment.
    Understanding of the telecom and ISP business value chain which creates and delivers shareholder value based on Uganda Telecom’s core competence.
    Excellent communications skills to deal with people at all levels and backgrounds.
    Personal commitment to meet or exceed all targets and objectives
    Ability to understand the needs of customers and employees and to apply best practice people management techniques to ensure a motivated and productive workforce.
    Ability to present compelling business cases for ISP capital investment.
    Ability to set ISP Business Support expectations and take action to meet these expectations.
    Ability to work with teams and lead teams to achieve ISP business objectives.
    professional integrity

Applicants must have

    A Degree in Telecommunications or Electrical Engineering, computer and automatism technology or any related fields.
    5 years management of team with technical and business function in a telecommunications company or Company with Global presence
    Proven track of both business and technical leadership in a telecommunications company or its equivalent

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Lead a team of ISP business support analysts to ensure continuous ISP and business support within a 24 x 7 x 365 network operation designed to provide service assurance of all customers and networks of the company.
    The focal point of contact between Accounts Relationship Managers and ISP business support for any ISP incidents and tasks including network and systems related queries.
    Enforce clear operational and functional guidelines for ISP business support to effectively address customer challenges.
    Create team’s OPEX budget with itemized limits and ensures its optimum and efficient utilization.
    Develop, document, and implement policies and procedures for routine tasks and network elements to maximize the quality of ISP implementations guided by KPI and department objectives.
    Ensure the supervision and availability of the departmental assets for provision of ISP services as required.
    Identify areas for improvement within and outside of ISP environment and make recommendations towards improvements/expansion of such environment and infrastructure
    Ensures continuous availability of reports and metrics for trending ISP performance including trouble ticket system and recommends enhancements to the system for better coordination and communication.
    Ensures proper coordination of all tasks related to ISP with timely and appropriate communication across the value chain of service delivery.
    Assist in managing the First Level ISP services delivery team, who troubleshoot and isolate network problems and coordinate problem resolution with various sections in technical and commercial departments.
    Periodically review and ensure agreed SLAs are met by ISP in relation to service delivery
    Produces daily, weekly monthly and annual reports pertaining to ISP service delivery performance and strategic recommendations for improvement.
    Prepare and submit business plans and analytical data to ensure effective coordination and management of the major accounts within the agreed timelines.
    Develop and implement a Succession plan for the ISP business support section

Applications from suitably qualified candidates should be submitted to:

   The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer
        Uganda Telecom
        2nd Floor Rwenzori Courts
        P.O Box 7171
        Kampala.

Or email recruitment@utl.co.ug

Closing Date: 20th September 2011 at 17.00hrs. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Medical Officer Job at Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title: Medical Officer( 9)

Medical Officers will work with and in many cases provide leadership to the teams in Health facilities offering MCH services.

Essential Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery
  • Completion of Internship with demonstrated proficiency in common obstetric emergencies
  • Registration with the Uganda Medical Dental Practitioners Council
  • Training in MCH/RH, EMOC preferred
  • Ability to communicate well with patients and their care-givers
  • Excellent organizational skills and flexibility including the ability to manage and move between multiple sites.
Responsibilities:
  • Work with facility team in offering quality MCH services in accordance with MoH policies and procedures
  • Offer Emergency Obstetric services including Caesarean sections operations
  • Participate in QA/QC.
  • Ensure the capacity of Health Workers in supported facilities is built through appropriate continous Professional Development sessions and Mentorship programme.

How to Apply:

Send application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:

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

Closing Date: Monday September 26th, 2011

Project Administrator Job in Uganda at Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title: Project Administrator

Essential Requirements:
  • A University Degree in Administration, Business Management, or another applicable field
  • At least 3 years experience; ideally in and NGO, medical or service setting, performing similar duties.
  • Experience or training in Financial Management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • proven abilities in Project administration, including the prioritization of tasks, setting timelines and record keeping.
Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in project financial management within IDI guidelines through maintaining appropriate documentation, supporting budget preparation and monitoring
  • Monitoring Project budget variances and providing due guidance on potential cost overruns
  • Providing monthly and quarterly expenditure forecasts and ensuring that appropriate expenditure documentation and information is transmitted to partners on a timely basis.
  • Coordinating all project logistics including procurement, transportation, shipping, storage and maintenance.
How to Apply:
Send application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:

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

Closing Date: Monday September 26th, 2011

Project Coordinator Job in Uganda at Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title: Project Coordinator

The persons in this position will be accountable for project coordination, mother Child Health services, and quality assurance.

Essential Requirements:
  • Masters in Social Sciences, Public Health or Medicine
  • Training in project planning and Management is desirable
  • Training in MCH/RH is essential
  • 3 years experience in implementation of MCH/RH related programs preferably in rural areas
  • Good skills in project planning and Management
Responsibilities
  • Work with the district health team to plan, implement and evaluate project activities
  • Provide support to target health facilities to create community demand for services
  • Participating in the development and on-going reviews of project objectives, activities and indicators to ensure their achievement
  • Providing support for MCH services
  • Provide support in the procurement of supplies
  • Develop community support mechanisms.
How to Apply:
Send application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:

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

Closing Date: Monday September 26th, 2011

Financial Management Specialist Job in Uganda at the Office of The Prime Minister

Job Title: Financial Management Specialist
Reports to: Principal Accountant/OPM
Supervises: Accounts Assistants

Job Purpose:
To provide Technical support to the Principal Accountant/ Office of the Prime Minister in Managing and monitoring financial activities of the project as specified in the Financing Agreement and line with GOU financial Regulations and Nusaf 2 Operations Manual.

Key Result Areas:
• Developing financial plans and budgets for the project in consultation with the Principal Accountant
• Managing disbursement of funds to NUSAF2 sub projects in liaison with Principal Accountant
• Preparation of Quarterly and annual financial Reports
• Development and implementation project internal controls for management of project financial and physical resources

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
• Carryout the day-to-day financial operations of the project in consultation with the Principal Accountant.
• Compile quarterly and annual budgets, monitor and report on financial trends, and prepare replenishment applications
• Produce within agreed time frames and in standards formats, monthly financial statements and financial management reports for management decision making.

Person Specification
• Honors degree in commerce, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or its equivalent from a recognized university. A post graduate qualification in Financial Management will be an added advantage
• Full Accounting qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
• Masters degree in accounting from a recognized University/ institution is an added advantage.
• At least 8 years of practical experience in financial management or related accounting duties in a busy public or private organization.

How to Apply:
Applications including cv, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed and submitted to:

The Permanent Secretary
Office of the Prime Minister,
Postal Building, 6th Floor,
Yusuf Lule Road
P.O.Box 341, Kampala.

Deadline: 5:00pm Friday, September 30th 2011

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Job in Uganda at Integrated Community Based Initiatives

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Reports to: deputy Executive Director

Job Summary
Reporting to the Deputy Executive director, The monitoring and Evaluation Manager will in collaboration with various Organization staff participate in all monitoring, evaluation and planning activities of ICOBI programs. She/He will be responsible for collaborating with program staff in designing methodologies and scopes of work for the project monitoring and evaluation, documentation and dissemination of outcomes.

Key Result Areas
• Assist ICOBI staff in developing effective performance indicators and monitor their achievements
• Develop and align ICOBI’s monitoring and Evaluation strategic plan with the overall organizations business strategy plan and also review year plans.
• Provide technical M&E in development of annual, quarterly work plans and budgets and in development of new proposals.

Qualifications:
• Basic Degree in Social sciences, health sciences or statistics.
• Masters in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Development Studies or Demography
• Formal training in M&E is an added advantage
• At least 5 years experience in M&E with a reputable organization
• Excellent skills in computer applications especially data base management and various statistical packages.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their applications with the following:
Detailed CV
Copies of certificates and Testimonials
Day time telephone contact
Address and names of three professional referees to:

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

Deadline 26th September 2011

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