Procurement Support Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Procurement Support Officer
Reports to: Manager-Finance and Administration

Purpose: To coordinate and manage the procurement of goods, works and services of the organization

Duties:
  • Provide framework and guidelines for policies and procedures on procurement for use by Local Governments in accordance with Government and donor regulation and guidelines
  • Monitor implementation of procurement guidelines to ensure adherence so as to facilitate approval of sample contracts
  • Assure the provision of technical back-up and support the procurement units at local government levels
Personal Specifications
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Procurement and Logistics management, B.com, BBA, BA/BSC Econ, Production and Supply Chain Management, Public Administration plus Supply Chain Management , public Administration plus at least level iv of CIPS.
  • Masters degree in related field will be added advantage
Experience:
At least 5 years relevant experience 3 of which must have been at a senior level with increasing responsibility demonstrated in the management of complex procurement of goods and services.

Competence:
  • Management of the organization environment
  • Strategic thinking
  • High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Knowledge, management, ethics and probity.
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CV, recent passport size photograph, names & Addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30 a.m-5.00p.m to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, OfficeB

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Finance Officer Vacancy at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Finance Officer
Reports to: Manager Finance and Administration
Purpose: Responsible for the overall financial and accounting functions of the organization

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Initiating financial policies, systems and procedures including those for district and sub county budgeting and accounts
  • Directing, controlling and coordinating routine and non-routine accounting matters
  • Interpreting financial policies
  • Ensuring efficient budget and budgetary controls controls and all accounting methods of the organization
  • Ensuring proper financial returns
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisors
Personal Specifications
Qualifications:
  • BBA/ Bcom/BSc- Accounting
  • At least level 111 of Professional Accounting Cource
  • Masters degree in relevant field
Experience:
At least 5 years experience 3 of which should have been at a senior level with increasing responsibility demonstrated in the management of government and donor funds in the public and or private sector.

Competence:
  • Management of the organization environment
  • Strategic thinking
  • High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Knowledge, management, ethics and probity.
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CV, recent passport size photograph, names & Addresses of two referees and the applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30 a.m-5.00p.m to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, OfficeB

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Human Resource Assistant Vacancy in Uganda at Infectious Diseases Insititute

Job Title: Human Resource Assistant

Main purpose of the role:
The Human Resource Assistant will provide HR Support services to the Project Staff and general administrative support for the performance of several HR functions:

Principal Accountabilities and duties:
  • Provision of HR support to the project staff and the entire project management team in policy adherence and implementation
  • Act as the main point of contact between the HR office and staff
  • Conduct new hire orientation of project staff
  • Maintain and ensure good employee relations
  • Arrange logistics for all in-house staff training courses
  • Maintain and update HR files- including personnel files and the HR database.
  • Employ Counseling and guidance on various HR aspects
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration with specialization in Human Resource Management, Public Administration Industrial and Organizational psychology or
  • Up to 2 years of experience in a similar position
Other Requirements:
  • Knowledge and ability of coordinating staff training activities
  • Some knowledge of current labor laws and best practices
  • Knowledge of local employment contractual practice
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Ms. Office and Navision software.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • ability to interact and communicate
  • ability to follow established policies and procedures
How to Apply:
Qualified and interested candidates may send their applications with detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:

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

Deadline Monday, September 26th 2011.

Assistant Accountant Job in Uganda at MSH (Management Sciences for Health)

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for providing accounting support to the STRIDES for Family Health Project, ensuring that all financial activities of the project are conducted in accordance with MsH financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure that financial transactions are accurately recorded, bank reconciliations are done and all staff advances are paid and reconciled on time.
  • Responsible for producing regular Regional Office Financial reports
  • Assist in preparing budgets and cash flow forecasts for the Regional Office
  • Safe guard of MSH assets against fraud, loss or damage.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in Accounting from a recognized University
  • 3 years of demonstrated financial and administrative experience in large or international organizations
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • a firm understanding of Accounting and financial management principles, ability to create and monitor budgets
  • Experience in management of motorcycles
  • Excellent interpersonal skill, ability to multi task and work independently, and pays attention to details.
  • Knowledge of USAiD regulations preferred.
How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner-MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.O.Box 71419, Kampala

Deadline: 30th September 2011

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Uganda at MSH (Management Sciences for Health)

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer:

Overall Responsibilities:
  • The M&E Officer will perform a range of M&E support functions which are critical to the smooth running of STRIDES performance based contracts (PBC) and nutrition monitoring system including the establishment and implementation of all nutrition M&E system.
  • S/he will participate in the data verification exercises and support M&E capacity building efforts for STRIDES sub-contractors
  • Participate in the review of reports submitted by the contractors to ensure consistancy with the approved reporting formats and PMPS
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a degree in social Sciences, development studies, public health or other relevant field.
  • At least 2 years of experience in monitoring, data processing and data analysis
  • knowledge, skills and experience in key M&E standard tools such as PMPS
  • Knowledge and experience in working with civil society organizations and districts/ government
  • High level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills including report writing and analytical skills
How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Partner-MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive,
P.O.Box 71419, Kampala

Deadline: 30th September 2011

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