Deputy Chief of Party Vacancy in Uganda at Abt Associates

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Responsibilities
  • Plan IRS activities in close coordination with the COP, Senior Finance and Administration Advisor, Entomologist and key stakeholders
  • Manage timely implementation of IRS programs in collaboration with key stakeholders including the National Malaria Control Program district Authorities and MOH offices, USAID and others.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant environment ssafety procedures, rules and regulations

Requirements:
  • Masters degree in public health administration, environmental management, business or operations management
  • 10+ years of experience working in development assistance projects, preferably including malaria control programs.
  • Strong negotiation skills

How to Apply:
to be considered for the above, an applicant must obtain his/her CV and an application letter that provides details of the applicant’s qualifications by October 5th 2011 to Ugandajobs@abtassoc.com

Base Administrator Job in Uganda at ACF

Job Title:- Base Administrator Kaabong
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for finance at base level by ensuring the respect of ACF finance procedures related to cash management and bank transactions
  • Monthly cash forecasting
  • To make payments, advances and transfers

Academic Qualification
  • University Degree in Business Administration

Experience:
Minimum 2 years with another NGO

How to Apply:
Address your email application to admin.ug@acf-international.org

Deadline: Friday 30th September 2011

Jobs at African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)

The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children's rights. ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following positions:



Position: INFORMATION OFFICER
Duty Station: KAMPALA
Reports to: PROGRAMME COORDINATOR INFORMATION, RESEARCH AND POLICY ADVOCACY

Major Responsibilities
The Information Officer has the responsibility of planning, preparing and producing materials geared towards enhancing the visibility of the organizations' work. The Information officer will ensure professional documentation and broad dissemination of ANPPCAN research studies, success stories, best practices and lessons learned during the implementation of activities to key stakeholders including Government, development partners, civil society organizations and the general public. The Information Officer is responsible for writing, editing and supporting production of organizational reports and other print and online materials including newsletters, brochures and the ANPPCAN- website. It's also the duty of the Information Officer to promote the ANPPCAN brand.
Specific Tasks:
1) To regularly generate and disseminate relevant information through the media and other relevant fora so as to enhance respect and promotion of children's rights.
2) To maintain effective links with and build the capacity of the media in ensuring effective coverage and advocacy for the rights of children.
3) To maintain positive organizational public relations and visibility through talk shows and in newspapers.
4) Maintain and constantly update the website.
5) Manage contact lists and maintain consistent communication with all partners.
6) Write media publications including articles, and press releases on pertinent issues relevant to ANPPCAN work
7) Provide techinical support in the area of communication to all the ANPPCAN district offices.
8) Coordinate the production and distribution of ANPPCAN materials such as newsletter, brochures, factsheets and other materials for both internal and external use.
9) Track and analyse ANPPCAN-media work to inform management decisions.
10) To undertake any other organizational assignments as might be required from time to time.

Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience:
1) A minimum of a Bachelors degree in mass communication from a recognized university.
2) At least two years experience working in the area of communication and public relations.
3) Previous experience working in a media house.
4) Proven interpersonal and communication skills.
5) A strong capacity for analysis and information management.
6) Excellent analytical, evaluation and report writing skills.
7) Experience in web design and website management
8) Demonstrated ability to Coordinate tasks to meet deadlines.
9) Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to maintain flexibility in working hours.
10) Good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

How to apply

For more information about the job descriptions for the above position, please visit our website www.anppcanug.org/vacancies. Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on the above website to email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: 09 of October, 2011 at 5.00p.m. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Accounts and Administrative Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Accounts and Administrative Assistants

The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children's rights. ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following positions:


Job Title: ACCOUNTS/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS
Duty Station: KITGUM (1) and RAKAI (1) DISTRICTS
Reports to: PROGRAMME OFFICER

Major Responsibilities
Responsible for supporting the Programme Officer in handling the Administrative and Financial functions at the district offices.
SPECIFIC TASKS:
1) Preparing payment vouchers.
2) Posting both manual and computerized Cashbook and Ledger entries.
3) Preparing monthly bank reconciliation and other statements.
4) Reporting on the use and consumption of fuel, stationary and other inputs.
5) Maintaining an effective manual and electronic filing system for the office.
6) Managing and reporting on the utilization of office consumables and inputs.
7) The management of the office's transport services.
8) Ensuring proper and timely maintenance and repair of office equipment and facilities.
9) Supporting in handling staff welfare matters.
10) Coordinating ANPPCAN meetings and travel arrangements.
11) Maintaining a high standard of office cleanliness and lay out.
12) Reviewing, verifying, sorting and filing accounts records.
13) Disseminating regularly relevant information through the media and other relevant fora so as to enhance respect and promotion of children's rights.

Job requirement

Qualifications and Experience:
1) Minimum qualification of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting & Finance, Procurement or Business Administration.
2) Relevant working experience of at least one year (either as paid staff, volunteer or intern)
3) High proficiency in computer skills especially Excel and Ms. Word.
4) Knowledge of QuickBooks will be an advantage

How to apply

For more information about the job descriptions for the above position, please visit our website www.anppcanug.org/vacancies. Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on the above website to email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: 09 of October, 2011 at 5.00p.m. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Grants officer job in Uganda at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation- Career Vacancy

Job Title: Grants officer (1 Post)
Role definition: Review and monitor the implementation of financial and accounting systems and guidelines for grant funds in the district and managing the performance of grants projects in line with the Baylor Uganda Grants department's mission
Key Result areas:
1. Disseminating policies, procedures and guidelines from the Sub grants Policy Manual for adoption by sub grantees in the region in line with Grants department mission.
2. Conducts periodic needs analysis and build the capacity of all sub grantees and others involved in the implementation of the project in grants management in accordance with the grants guidelines and agreements.
3. Assessment of the financial capacities of potential grantees, and provision of technical assistance to the grantees as may be required.
4. Monitor the preparation of timely and accurate regional quarterly and annual budgets forecasts and the disbursement of funds to grantees as per the approved budgets in line with the grants guidelines and agreements.
5. Monitor the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports and accountability support documents of grant funds by the district and certify their correctness and give feed back to grantees in accordance with the grants guidelines and agreements.
6. Prepare, submit regional grant management plans to the Grants Manager for approval and monitor their implementation in accordance with grants guidelines and approved budgets
7. Develop and maintain records management system for each grantee including but not limited to financial agreement, work plans, approved budgets, disbursements, quarterly financial and programme reports, communications etc.
8. Prepare monthly and quarterly actual expenditure Vs budgeted expenditure reports on grants performance and submit to the Grants Manager in accordance with the grants guidelines and agreements.
9. Review and approve partner payment requests and the supporting documents in accordance with the Sub grants Policy Manual
10. Make regular field monitoring visits to grantees to establish the progress level of grants programs and sub grantee budget utilization and conduct lessons learnt meetings in accordance with the grants guidelines and agreements.

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) A Bachelor's (honors) degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance. (2) Membership of ACCA, CPA. 3. Knowledge of any Finance arid accounting packages most especially navision. (3) At least 2 years of experience in managing district grants programs/projects with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives (4) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

HR officer Job in Uganda

Job Title Regional HR officer (1 Post)

Role definition: To review and monitor the implementation of Baylor Human Resource systems and practices in the various regions in line with existing Baylor Uganda HR policies and procedures.
Key result areas:
1. Review and implement the performance management system, policies and procedures in the regions in line with the HR manual
2. Collect regional applications and conduct referral checks for applicants, induction of new employees for various posts, processing the exit of staff and manage the clock in & out system in the regions in line with the Baylor Uganda HR manual.
3. Review and implement Baylor Uganda staff training & development strategy in the regions in line with the HR manual
4. Review and monitor the implementation of employee relations, Health and safety, leave management and welfare system in the regions in line with Baylor Uganda's HR Manual
5. Design, maintain and update a database of regional personnel information according to the approved personnel lists by the HR Manager in line with the Baylor Uganda HR manual
6. Develop and monitor the implementation HR regional plan and budget in line with organizational mission and Financial guidelines
7. Conduct periodic Talent audits and develop succession plans to ensure that the regions have a constant pool of employees that accomplish the various program objectives in line with Baylor Uganda's training and talent development guidelines
8. Develop and maintain partnerships with the district personnel
9. stakeholders to align the health professional capacity objectives to the district personnel management system in line with Baylor Uganda's mission
10. Prepare quarterly reports in regard to the regional human resource management issues in line with the Baylor Uganda HR manual

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) A Masters in Human Resource Management or Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Organizational Behavior or MBA-HR specialist (2) At least 3 years of experience in managing a corporate function, providing the following knowledge and skills, managing performance driven programs, managing the change process, including executive coaching, communications, and transition management; with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives (3) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated, and able to demonstrate high initiative. (4) Demonstrated ability to understand business, business strategy, and how to link people and business processes to drive desired results

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Uganda at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Job Title: M & E/Data Coordinator (1 Post)

BACKGROUND: The Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor - Uganda has three operational areas; HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, Health professional training and clinical research.

Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the MOH in a number of Districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health centres and District hospitals in Adjuman, Koboko, Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo.


Role definition: Review and monitor the implementation of M & EI data management systems and guidelines for measuring and tracking district programmes/projects performance and manage the utilization of data and information in line with the M & E/Data departmental mission
Key result areas:
1. Monitor the conducting periodic surveys (baselines, mid-term, and end of program) to establish the progress level of programs in relation to the set performance indicators in line with the M&E departmental mission
2. Develop performance monitoring tools to track program indicators in accordance to the project implementation plan
3. Build the capacity of data teams in facilities supported by Baylor - Uganda and programme implementers in M & E and data management issues in line with the M & E departmental mission
4. Develop and appraise, support and maintain a competent & motivated “Regional M & E/Data team" through giving constructive feedback, coaching and mentoring in line with the Human resources manual.
5. Develop and monitor the implementation of the annual regional M & E/data management work plan and manage the budget according to Baylor Uganda financial and planning guidelines
6. Design and update modify organization databases for capturing patients' information and update the MIS database for recording information on programme indicators, progress and impact according to established MIS guidelines in line with the M & E departmental mission
7. Develop a system to monitor data capturing & cleaning process and conduct statistical analysis of the data collected to support program activities and research studies in the district
8. Monitor the implementation of procedures for backup all program data in the district and maintain its security for both online and archived datasets in line with the M & E departmental mission Prepare periodic M & E reports with appropriate recommendations on identified project implementation strategies, targets and operational problems according to the project activities and Baylor Uganda's reporting guidelines

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) A Bachelor's (honors) degree in statistics or demography or qualitative economics. (2) Postgraduate diploma in project planning & management or statistics or demography or community based course or public health (3) At ieast 3 years of experience in Log Frame Approach in planning, monitoring and evaluation; application of qualitative and quantitative M&E methods; with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives (4) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative. (5) Knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Data Clerks, Data Entry Jobs in Uganda at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Job Title: Data clerks (2 Posts)

BACKGROUND: The Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor - Uganda has three operational areas; HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, Health professional training and clinical research.
Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the MOH in a number of Districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health centres and District hospitals in Adjuman, Koboko, Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo.

Data clerks (2 Posts)

Role definition: To collect, sort, code, keyboard entry of data and secure storage of data forms processed in line with the Baylor Uganda's records and data management guidelines Key result areas:
1. Develop daily/monthly and quarterly automated lists of patients' information as requested by the different Medical care& psychosocial support Units in line with the M&E procedures.
2. Post patients medical and psychosocial oriented data from their files into the patients' data base on a daily basis in line with data management guidelines
3. Maintain a record of updated Databases, through data cleaning (Client Registry and MIS), running queries, error detection, and back- up, in line with administrative and departmental guidelines.

4. Receive and register newly refered/linked patients on every clinic day
, assign each a distinctive clinic number, make and updating appointments in line with clinic flow guidelines and data management guidelines
5. Generate and distribute to all clinicians a list for every clinic day expected patients before the clinic commences and produce a missed visit report on every clinic day by 4pm to be submitted to the Home health officer in line with data management guidelines
6. Provide support in tracking patients' files especially ones without clinic exercise books and retrieve any information required by the key stakeholders in line with data management guidelines
7. Generate a monthly report for all patient's clinic attendances, unscheduled , scheduled , new patients and studies in accordance with the clinic's set reporting standards in line with data management guidelines

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) Certificate in IT, Computer Science, Information Management, Data Management plus certificates in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Database Management. (2) At least 2 years of experience in data collection and analysis; with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives (4) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative. (5) Knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Jobs at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation- Career Vacancy

Job Title: Assistant Facilities Engineer (1 Post)

BACKGROUND: The Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor - Uganda has three operational areas; HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, Health professional training and clinical research.

Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the MOH in a number of Districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health centres and District hospitals in Adjuman, Koboko, Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo.

Assistant Facilities Engineer (1 Post)

Role definition: To provide support in the maintenance of facilities according to the Ministry of Works standards and healthy, safe, acceptable, and clean working environment
Key result areas:
1. Draft architectural designs for Baylor Uganda supported health
centers in line with the Ministry of Works standards.
2. Supervise and monitor suppliers, outsourced contractors/ consultants work carried out at Baylor Uganda supported health centers in line with the given program objectives and Ministry of Works standards.
3. Plan and carry out periodic renovations of infrastructure and monitor the implementation of schedule for general cleaning of buildings and roads in Baylor Uganda in line with departmental objectives
4. Carry out both preventive and routine maintenance on all electro-mechanical systems line with departmental objectives
5. Monitor and repair faulty plumbing and sewerage systems in line with departmental guidelines
6. Monitor and repair the door fittings, lighting fixtures, table furniture and seating furniture frequently at the COE in line with facility maintenance guidelines
7. Re- design and install the water network systems for the main water supply in line with the departmental mission
8. Develop bills of quantities for civil and electrical works in line with the departmental mission

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; 1) a diploma in Civil engineering, with certificates in electrical and plumbing and a member of a professional body (2) 5 years of experience in: building & infrastructure systems, tools, equipment maintenance & repair, plumbing, repairing electro¬mechanical systems and in managing/ supervising Contractors (3) have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, with highly developed technical drawing skills, negotiation skills, analytical skills (4) basic knowledge of the law relating to health and safety

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Driver Jobs in Uganda at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Job Title: Driver

BACKGROUND: The Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor - Uganda has three operational areas; HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, Health professional training and clinical research.
Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the MOH in a number of Districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health centres and District hospitals in Adjuman, Koboko, Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo.
Driver (2 Posts)
Role definition: Carry out the operational and preventive maintenance of BAYLOR vehicles for administrative and operational functions to facilitate delivery of services to Baylor Customers in line with the departmental mission
Key result areas:
1. Maintain vehicles under ones- responsibility in, road worthy vehicle in good mechanical condition to reduce on the rate of tear and ware (corrosion) for an effective length of servile in line with Baylor and National requirements
2. Transport staff and authorized person(s) to a required destination and back in accordance with the Baylor Uganda SOPs and the Road Safety Act. '
3. Operate and park vehicles with maximum security of supplies to minimize losses and damage to Baylor property while in transit according to the Traffic regulations and the Baylor Uganda packing policy.
4. Account for funds spent on driving operations and Maintaining trip movement records in line with Baylor Accounting procedures
5. Maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle and the image of Baylor to the public in line with the organizational requirements and the National Road Safety Guidelines

Job requirement

Job specifications:
The job holder should have; (1) An 0 level certificate and a valid driving permit, a basic administrative & transport management COURSE and Defensive driving training with 5 years working experience (2) Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, with office organizational skills

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic transcripts, naming at least three professional referees with their telephone contact to:
Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Uganda, COE I Block 5 Mulago Hospital, .P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Closing date for receipt of these applications is 02 /October/ 2010,
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED REGIONS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE.

Jobs in Uganda at FHI360- Project Management

Job Title: Project Director

FHI360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence- based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve- improving lives tor millions. We seek qualified candidates for the following positions based in Kampala, Uganda.
Project Director
Key Responsibilities:
• Provide overall leadership management and general technical direction to a 5-year, USAID-funded integrated nutrition and agricultural livelihoods contract in Uganda;
• Ensure an integrated vision among different components and individuals, with a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract;
• Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, suggesting appropriate program adjustments as necessary;
• Act as the key liaison between USAID/Uganda and all other counterparts, implementing partners and Government of Uganda officials involved with the program;
• Use coordination skills, broad general and technical knowledge, and experience in developing countries, while ensuring coherence and consistency despite urgent deadlines.

Job requirement

Key Requirements:
• BS/BA and 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs or MS/MA in International Development, livestock, agriculture, economics and 7-9 years relevant experience or PhD/MD or equivalent degree and 5-7 years relevant experience;
• Ten (10) years or more of progressively responsible international work experience implementing multisectoral development programs with demonstrated strong management and coordinating skills;
• Five (5) years or more of management experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff and assembling teams working on multi-faceted international development programs.
• Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in agriculture is also required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender- related constraints in either the agriculture or nutrition sector;
• Overseas field experience required.

How to apply

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360's Career Center at www.FHI360.org/careereenter or send your CV and cover letter to the following: Uganda-info@fhi.org ormail hard copies to FHI/Uganda; Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O.Box 5768, Kampala. Please submit CV/resume, cover letter, and specify source in your application. AA/FOE/M/FA//D

Jobs at South African Airways

Job Title: Financial Officer (1 position)

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for appointment of the following vacant position: -

Job requirement

Key Requirements and Experience:
• A 3 year degree in Accounting or Equivalent SAP R3 experience
• 2- 3 years working experience in an Accounting background Airline background an added advantage
• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to work under pressure and achieve stringent month end deadlines
• Good organizational and communication skills
• Ability to liaise with internal/external customers
• Reliable, trustworthy and a team player
• Initiative
• Problem solving and decision making abilities

How to apply

Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit a hand written application letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents, recommendation letter from previous employer as well as recommendation letters from three (3) referees, with their contact details. Applications must be hand delivered to; South African Airways Office, Plot 1, Pilkington Road, Workers House, Suite 14, Ground Floor not later than Monday 3rd October 2011.

Please note that only short-listed applications will be contacted.

Catholic Relief Services Jobs in Uganda- Vacancy

Job Title- Senior Nutrition Specialist
Location: Uganda (based in Kampala, with extensive travel within the country)
CRS is seeking a team player and experienced Senior Program Manager with strong technical expertise in nutrition and a proven record managing nutrition programs to manage the day-to-day implementation of nutrition activities for a large-scale USAID food security and nutrition program. Ugandan citizens are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities:
• The Program Director will be responsible for managing day-to-day implementation of nutrition activities for an integrated livelihoods and nutrition program, including overseeing: program implementation and finance management.
• Managing, supervising, providing ongoing technical support and leadership to nutrition staff located in twelve districts across the country.
• Leading project team in the development of household and community-level strategies for improving household nutritional status, including through behavior change, awareness-raising, and other techniques.
• Working through, and in close collaboration with government programs at the national, district and community level
• Working closely with partners and program staff to ensure project targets are achieved and exceeded
• Ensuring that the program is implemented according to design, quality standards and schedule
• Working closely with project Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, and M&E staff to identify unforeseen challenges to program implementation and progress as they arise and adapt interventions accordingly.
• Producing timely, informative project reports, capturing project highlights and challenges
• Monitoring and managing expenses for the project on a monthly basis, ensuring adherence to budgets and compliance with donor requirements

Job requirement

Qualifications:
• Masters degree in Nutrition, Public Health or related field.
• 8+ years working on applied nutrition issues including household-level consumption
• 3 years program management experience
• 2-3 years training experience
• Familiarity with and connections to entities working on nutrition in Uganda (e.g., Ministry of Health, Makerere University, Regional Center for Quality in Healthcare, GINA Project)
• Expertise in behavior change issues related to nutrition
• Experience working in and building partnerships
• Experience in building the capacity of local organizations
• Proven ability to effectively manage people and build teams; able to build capacity in others

How to apply

Please note that hire is contingent upon CRS being awarded the contract by USAID, and the candidate being accepted by the donor. Please submit a CV, cover letter, and three work references (names and contact information only) to ReliefUgJobs@gmail.com no later than October 3, 2011. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, so it is to your advantage to apply early.
Only candidates meeting all the above qualifications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

WaterAid Jobs in Uganda- Career Vacancy

Job Title: Senior Programme Coordinator -Policy & Advocacy

WaterAid in Uganda (WAU) is looking for an experienced, dynamic and innovative Senior Programme Coordinator - Policy and Advocacy. You will be responsible for providing first hand policy analysis on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and how these relate to other human development issues in order to enhance the influencing capacity of WAU in Uganda's WASH sector. You will lead in analysis of both government and donor policies and assess how they impact on sustainable and equitable delivery of WASH services. This will identify the policy agenda of WaterAid in Uganda's influencing work at national and international levels

Job requirement

Experience: At least 6 years demonstrated working experience in policy analysis, advocacy and campaigns in the development field with any reputable national or international agency.

Education: Minimum Degree in Social Sciences/Development predisposition, an advanced degree in Sociology, Economics, Social Statistics with a strong development bias. For further information on this job vacancy, please visit www.wateraid.org/iobs

How to apply

How to apply: send application, cover letter and CV (4pages maximum) explaining how you will meet this challenge.
The Head of Administration and Human Resources
WaterAid in Uganda, Plot 90,'kuthuli Avenue, Bugolobi, P.O. Box 11759, Kampala. Email: wauqanda@wateraid.org Closing date: 5:00pm September 30th 2011.
Interviews commence: October 17th 2011
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer.

Creative Associates Job in Uganda

Job Title: Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Education Advisor

Creative Associates 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. We are seeking a Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Education Advisor for an upcoming USAID project in Uganda. The Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Education Advisor will be responsible for all program activities associated with strengthening cross- sector coordination of school-based efforts by USAID, the Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) and health and education implementing partners to improve teachers' and students' HIV/AIDS knowledge and skills within targeted schools and districts.

The Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Education Advisor will work with USAID's district-based HIV/AIDS and health implementing partners to deepen impact of USAID's programming in the following areas: (1) teacher/student HIV/AIDS and health knowledge and skills; (2) Guidance and Counseling, (3) support to OVCs and teachers/students affected by HIV/AIDS, (4) referral systems to prevention, care, treatment and social support services, and (4) district-level and community-level strategic engagement in supporting effective HIV/AIDS education and prevention.

The Senior HIV/AIDS and Health Advisor will provide technical support to and manage all aspects of the HIV/AIDS and Health Education component of the project; Provide strategies on how to improve cross-sector coordination between MOES, PEPFAR and other actors in HIV/AIDS and health education within target districts; Support the development of MOES- led national and district-led strategic frameworks for cross-sector coordination of HIV/AIDS and health education; Identify and pursue opportunities for integrated and/or coordinated programming, especially in addressing the needs of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs).

Job requirement

The Senior Health Advisor would ideally hold a degree in health and/or a social science with a minimum of 5 years related public health education experience of HIV/AIDS education in program, technical and training support, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Experience working on USAID projects and PEPFAR funding; Experience providing technical assistance in health and/or HIV/AIDS to a range of partners, including NGOs and CBOs, from the national through local levels.

How to apply

Please apply online at http://www.creativeassociatesinternational.com
Please submit all electronic submissions by 10/15/11. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. If you experience any technical difficulties during the application process, please send an email to RMS@creativedc.com Creative Associates International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/V/D

Chemonics International Jobs in Uganda

Chemonics International, an international development consulting firm, seeks nutrition, agriculture, and management professionals for a potential 5-year program designed to reduce poverty by enabling vulnerable households to improve nutrition and achieve sustainable food and livelihood security through integrated nutrition and agriculture interventions at the community and household level. All long-term positions will be based in Uganda. Positions are subject to project award.

Senior and Mid-level Positions:
• Chief of Party
• Deputy Chief of Party
• Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
• Finance/Grants Manager
• Accountant

Additional Long- and Short-Term Specialists in the Following Areas:

• Gender
• Maternal and Child Health Nutrition
• Livelihood Development
• Agriculture & Food Security
• Community Mobilization
• Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene
• Food Safety
• Value Chain Development
• Behavior Change Communication
• Grants Management
• Farm Management/Technology

Job requirement

Qualifications:
♦ Advance degree in field relevant to the position to which applying
♦ 10 years experience for senior level positions
♦ 5 to 9 years experience for mid-level positions
♦ Prior USAID project experience a plus
♦ Excellent written and oral communication skills
♦ English language proficiency required

How to apply

Send electronic submissions to UaandaCC@chemonics.com by Friday, September 30, 2011. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references. Please write the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please.
Finalists will be contacted

Jobs at NITA-U- Web Solutions Architect

Job Title: Web Solutions Architect

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

1. JOB TITLE: WEB SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT

DIRECTORATE: E-GOVERNMENT SERVICES
DEPARTMENT: APPLICATION SOLUTIONS
Job Role: Coordinate and provide technical oversight in the development of eGovernment portal and other Government websites.

Reports to: Manager, Application Solutions Department

Key Results Area
i. Plan and develop e-Government portal architecture;
ii. Responsible for maintaining the e-Government portal content and coordination of other Government content/information managers;
iii. Coordinate the implementation of Government web standards and web development efforts;
iv. Identity and document Government services that can be provided online (i.e. G2C, G2G, G2B, G2E);
v. Develop and implement web security and risk management strategy;
vi. Develop an award strategy for Government websites.
vii. Responsible for monitoring and publishing website statistics.
viii. Implementing test plans, migration plans & delivery plans
ix. Develop Government-wide intranet services;
x. Deliver project responsibilities in line with project plan derived by the Project Management office (PMO).
xi. Perform any other duties, which may be assigned from time to time

Critical Output
i. e-Government portal architecture developed;
ii. Government services that can be provided online (i.e. G2C, G2G, G2B, G2E) documented;
iii. E-Government portal developed and maintained.


Job requirement

Qualifications
i. A honours Bachelors degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering or its equivalent
ii. A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline would be an added advantage
iii. Professional/ Industry IT Certification such as ITIL, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, OCA, etc. is desirable.

Skills/Competencies
i. Hands-on development and delivery of web-based applications;
ii. Proficiency with content management systems and web databases;
iii. Basic project management skills
iv. Soft skills like management, leadership, communication, writing, presentation, listening skills, effective organizational and customer service skills;

Experience
i. Working experience in developing portals/websites using proprietary and open source tools for multiple platforms;
ii. Experience in graphic design applications and Macromedia Flash
iii. At least three years of relevant working experience in reputable organization.

How to apply

3. EMPLOYMENT TERMS

As a responsible and equal opportunity employer, NITA-U is committed to providing competitive employment terms, rich career development opportunities and a healthy working environment to deserving professionals with the right qualifications, skills, competencies and experiences.

4. APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested individuals who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited and encouraged to submit their job application package including: - a NITA- U application form (to be downloaded from the website), a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae specifying day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees and copies of certificates and testimonials,. The deadline for applications is 07th October 2011 at 5 pm to:

The Executive Director,

National Information Technology

Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Statistics House, Plot 9 Colville Str.

P.O. Box 7817;

Kampala,

UGANDA

Tel: 0417 801 048

Manager, Architecture, Standards and Certification Job in Uganda

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacancies in the National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U).

Job Title. Manager, Architecture, Standards and Certification


DIRECTORATE: PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: ARCHITECTURE, STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION

Job Role:
To formulate, enforce and monitor the implementation of national architecture blueprints, standards, certification and provide guidance for quality IT services including risk management & contingency planning

Reports to: DIRECTOR PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Key Results Area
• To development, Implement and Maintain an Architecture Blueprint for Government ;
• To develop, implement and maintain a framework, model, process and tools for the development of National IT Standards, Procedures and Guidelines for all IT service delivery domains;
• To build, implement and maintain a framework, model, tools and a process to certify all IT service delivery domains across the Public Sector.

Job requirement

Qualifications
• A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Telecommunications Engineering or a closely related field;
• Professional/ Industry IT Standards Certification/Accreditations such as ISO/IEC, ITU-T, SOXCPA, etc.
• Professional/ Industry IT Certification such as ITIL, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, OCA, etc.
• A Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Engineering or a closely related field is an added advantage;


Experience
• Five years’ experience working in Information Technology in a reputable Public or Private Organization, three years of which should be at Supervisory level;

How to apply

3. EMPLOYMENT TERMS

As a responsible and equal opportunity employer, NITA-U is committed to providing competitive employment terms, rich career development opportunities and a healthy working environment to deserving professionals with the right qualifications, skills, competencies and experiences.

4. APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested individuals who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited and encouraged to submit their job application package including: - a NITA- U application form (to be downloaded from the website), a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae specifying day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees and copies of certificates and testimonials,. The deadline for applications is 07th October 2011 at 5 pm to:

The Executive Director,

National Information Technology

Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Statistics House, Plot 9 Colville Str.

P.O. Box 7817;

Kampala,

UGANDA

Tel: 0417 801 048

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