Manager Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Manager- technical Services
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Agricultural Advisory Services Officer; and Social development Officer

Job Purpose:
To support farm enterprise productivity and profitability through increased farmer access to improved technologies, quality advice and promotion of value chain development.

Key Functions:
  • Provide technical guidance on participatory planning, enterprise selection and technology development for advisory services and technology.
  • Coordinate and supervise the preparation of annual work plans, budgets and technical guidelines for the department
  • Coordinate and supervise implementation of advisory srevices and technology development activities.
Person Specifications:
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in, Agricultural related Sciences, Agribusiness.
  • A master of sciences in related field plus a PhD degree.
  • Post graduate qualifications in management added added advantage
Experience:
At least 7 years relevant experience, 3 of which, must have been at head of department level, with increasing seniority and responsibilities demonstrated in the planning management administration of agricultural or rural development projects in the public sector, perfomance monitoring and financing.

Competence
  • Management of Organization environment
  • Innovativeness
  • Strategic thinking
  • Leadership and team work
  • High personal integrity and ethics
How to Apply:
Applications with a detailed CV recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contacts should be sent between 8.30a.m-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
rubaga road, Mengo, Office B

Deadline: 3rd October 2011 at 2.00p.m

Information and Communications Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Information and Communications Officer
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Purpose:
Support the executive Director in terms of NAADS relations with the public at large, and specifically meeting the general information needs of stake holders. Assist in the coordination of activities related to assessment of information needs and sources; and the development of a strategy for coalition and managing information and knowledge on NAADS as well as the agricultural sector at large, and making this available to different stakeholders .

Functions:
  • Develop, implement and review information and communication plans, programmes and strategies that support the advancement of the good public relations and market the coorporate image of NAADS.
  • Advice NAADS management on public relations matters.
  • Monitor and analyze media reporting to promote positive media relations
  • Prepare press release, media briefs, and magazines that inform the public on salient and critical issues of the NAADS secretariat.
Person Specifications:
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in mass communication, BA/BSc Marketing, B/com- marketing, SWASA, BA(sociology) plus Masters degree in a related field.
Experience:
At least 5 years experience
Competence:
  • Management of organization environment
  • Planning
  • Coordinating
  • high personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
  • Effective communication
  • Public Relations and customer care
How to Apply:
Applications with a detailed CV recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contacts should be sent between 8.30a.m-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
rubaga road, Mengo, Office B

Deadline: 3rd October 2011 at 2.00p.m

Executive Director Vacancy in Uganda at National Agriculture Advisory Services(NAADS)

Job Title: Executive Director
Reports to: Board of Directors
directly supervises: Manager Advisory services; Manager Planning Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Purpose:
To ensure interpretation, develop strategic plans. Ensure the organization meets the national strategic objectives embedded in the National Development Plan(NDP), in context of the Agricultural Sector Development Strategy and investment Plan to achieve Prosperity for all and food security.

Key Functions:
  • Provide overall management of the organization to achieve its goals and objectives within the NAADS mandate;
  • Mobilize human and capital resources required for the implementation of the NAADS organization
  • Secretary to the board and ensuring that the Board's directives and guidance are incorporated into all organization activities
Personal Specifications:
Qualification:
  • Bachelors Degree in Agricultural related sciences, Rural Development ,
  • Masters in related fields plus and PhD degree
  • A postgraduate qualification in Business management, project planning and management, public Finance or general management added advantage.
Experience:
At least 10 years relevant experience, 3 of which must have been at head of department level,b

Competency.
Technical
  • Innovativeness
  • Management of the organization environment
  • Strategic Thinking.
Behavior
  • High Personal integrity and ethics
  • Leadership and team work
  • Good governance.
How to Apply:
Applications with a detailed CV recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contacts should be sent between 8.30a.m-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
rubaga road, Mengo, Office B

Deadline: 3rd October 2011 at 2.00p.m

Quality Assurance Manager Vacancy in Uganda at UMEME

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
REF No UM/CTO/02/09/11
Reports to : Chief Technical Officer

Job Purpose:
Responsible for developing and maintaining engineering standards, materials specifications, technology research and engineering quality management.

Key Responsibilities;
  • developing and maintaining a materials specifications bank
  • Preparation of tender documents for materials procurement and tender technical evaluation
  • Developing and maintaining engineering standards, drawings, work procedures and work instructions
  • Developing and managing a quality management document control system.
  • Researching and Ensuring that UMEME engineering practice is up to date with latest technology
Required Qualification and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering
a post graduate qualification in business or management will be an added advantage
Qualification in ISO quality assurance standards.
At least 5 years post qualification in a leadership role.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong leadership Skills
  • Team builder and mentor
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Competence in use of compter data management packages, excel, access.
How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this challenging position, please send application together with a detailed CV to the Human Resources Manager UMEME at Lugogo plot 5c 3rd street Industrial Area

Deadline: Friday 30th September 2011

System Operations Manager Job at UMEME

Job Title: System Operations Manager
Ref No UM/CTO/01/09/11
Reports to: Chief Technical Officer

Job Purpose:
to manage the operation of the power system network and SCADA/DMS/GIS infrastructure for UMEME taking into account all aspects of power system control, monitoring and performance evaluation, leadership and power system operations.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the control Center Operations
  • Ensure all network operations comply with the system Operating regulations.
  • Ensure delivery of safe, reliable and high quality electrical energy to the customers
  • Install, commission and put to work hardware, software and communications systems (SCADA) to measure, monitor and control, on a 24 hour basis, electrical energy acquisition, distribution and supply to the customers.
  • Manage power system outage schedules in liaison with power system maintenance managers to ensure fast restoration times.
Required Qualification and Experience:
  • BSc Electrical Engineering Degree
  • At least eight(8) years post qualification experience in power system operations
  • Certificate in SCADA systems management from a recognized electricity utility training institution will be of added advantage.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Computer literacy at an advanced level
  • Detailed knowledge of power system operations in an electricity distribution environment
  • Load forecasting
  • Good knowledge of electricity supply industry.
How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this challenging position, please send application together with a detailed CV to the Human Resources Manager UMEME at Lugogo plot 5c 3rd street Industrial Area

Deadline: Friday 30th September 2011

Community Health Organiser (Branch Manager) Job in Uganda at Living Goods

Job Title: Community Health Organiser (Branch Manager)

Location: Jinja -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 FEMALE Branch Manager (community Health Organiser) to help navigate the organizations’ rapid growth in Mafubira sub county in Jinja District. Responsibilities include: managing a large force of community health promoters who do door to door health sensitization, treatment and marketing health products, 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 Medical related courses e.g.registered nurse, midwifery, comprehensive nurse or any other related field. Minimum of 1 year’s experience of managing a team of community workers. The position is full time and is based in Mafubira sub county in Jinja District. Submit a resume, cover letter to; rmusana@livinggoods.org , jobs@livinggoods.org
www.livinggoods.org

Or hand deliver to head office on plot 434, Balintuma road, Namirembe, along Nakulabye-Mengo road-kampala or to our branch office in Mafubira opposite the sub county headquarters

For more information call 0779661995, 0712040961, 0700515128,
 0758349334
Deadline is 7th/October/2011

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