Driver Job at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda

Job Title: Driver
Reports to: HR/ Administration Officer

Purpose of the Job:
To drive the Authority’s vehicle, keep it clean and well maintained.

Major Responsibilities:
• Drives the official vehicle assigned for the for official purposes
• Fuels the vehicle as instructed
• Monitors the vehicle- Service schedule and informs the HR/ Administration Officer when a vehicle is due for service
• Checks the vehicle every morning before driving
• Ensures safety of himself, the passengers and the vehicle
• Reports any incident to police and follows it up.
• Ensures vehicles are kept clean, in sound mechanical/ running condition; reports any breakdown and take the vehicle for repair whenever necessary

Person Specification
• At least A level Certificate with a pass in English
• A clean drivers permit for the relevant class of vehicle
• Knowledge of motor vehicle mechanics is added advantage
• Driving experience of at least 3 years in a busy office
• Obedient and honest

General Person Specifications:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Good computer literate
• Ability to take initiatives, think creatively and teamwork skills

How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least 3 references, not later than 3rd November 2011 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Secretary Job in Uganda at Insurance Regulatory Authority

Job Title: Secretary (2)
Reports to: HR/ Administration Officer

Purpose of the Job:
To do Office management, take dictation and type documents as required
Major Duties:
• Carries out Office administration
• Takes dictation
• Types documents, performs public relations work in the office and makes appointments for the boss
• Maintains an efficient document and filling system through indexing, referencing
• Carries out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Person Specifications:
• At least a degree in secretarial Studies
• At least 2 years work experience in a similar position in reputable organization
• Pleasant personality



How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least 3 references, not later than 3rd November 2011 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Human Resource/ Administration Officer Job at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource/ Administration Officer
Reports to: Manager human Resource
Purpose of the Job:
To provide HR and Administrative support in the areas of office supervision and Human resource management

Major Duties:
• Supervises all support staff e.g. drivers, office assistants, receptionist and ensure that they carry out their duties to the level expected
• Ensures that office equipment and machines are in serviceable condition i.e. breakdowns are attended to with minimum delay and machines are serviced according to manuals
• Facilitate staff training
• Reviews administrative /HR Policies
• Maintains Staff records concerning personnel related data

Person Specifications:
• At least a Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management or a related degree
• Working experience of at least 3 years



How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least 3 references, not later than 3rd November 2011 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Procurement Officer Job in Uganda at Insurance Regulatory Authority

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Reports to: Manager Human resource

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure that the procurement processes for the authority are managed effectively

Major Duties:
• Identifies sources of supply for the procurement of goods, services and works required, and invite tenders or place orders as necessary.
• Follow up orders placed with suppliers to expedite the delivery of the required items
• Assist the administration and user departments to assess the suitability of the goods, services and works procured, and their conformity to specifications and standards
• Prepare and submit periodic reports on procurement activities accordingly

Person Specifications:
• At least a degree in Procurement and supplies Management and progress towards attaining a Diploma in Supply Chain Management (CIPS)
• At least 3 years experience in Procurement
• Knowledge in laws, policies and regulations governing procurement


How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least 3 references, not later than 3rd November 2011 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Inspection Officer Health Job in Uganda at Insurance Regulatory Authority

Job Title: Inspection Officer Health
Reports to: Manager Health insurance

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure compliance with the provisions of Insurance Act (Cap 213) Laws of Uganda, 2000 and the Regulations thereof

Major Responsibilities:
• Carryout off-site and on-site inspection of Health Membership Organizations, Insurance companies, agencies, branches and insurance brokers who/ which underwrite / place health insurance business
• Respond to and follow-up on issues raised in inspection and other correspondence with insurance players
• Monitor the implementation of the provisions of the Insurance Act and advises on the adequacy of the law and regulations

Person Specifications:
• A degree in Insurance, Business Administration, Statistics, Math and economics from a recognized University with passes in at least 4 papers (120 credits) of CII or its equivalent
• At least 3 years experience in health insurance underwriting

How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least 3 references, not later than 3rd November 2011 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Driver Job in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title: Driver

Reports to: Office Administrator
Role definition: Transport PMU staff, and maintain the project vehicle in line with the PMU transport policy and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

The job holder will perform the following duties and responsibilities;
Drive PMU staff / visitors to and from meeting places and other Official destinations in line Project objectives
Deliver PMU mails or goods to specified destinations in line with project objectives
Comply with traffic and procedures and keep the vehicle in a road worthy condition in line with Project objectives
Maintain the cleanliness and safe custody of the vehicle in line with the Project objectives
Maintain log book or trip movement records for duties at the work station and in the field in line with the Project objectives
Maintain the image of PMU to the public and carry out any other duties and responsibilities assigned by the supervisor in line with the organizational requirements


Job Specifications
i. A minimum of Uganda Certificate of Education or its equivalent with at least four passes including the English language
ii. A minimum of five years of accident free experience in a reputable organization
iii. A valid and clean driving permit.
iv. Defensive driving training and Basic administrative & transport management course
v. Fluency in English and good oral and written communication skills.
vi. Strong interpersonal skills



Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Secretary Job in Uganda at Ministry of agriculture

Job Title :Secretary

Reports to: The Office Administrator
Role definition: Provide secretarial support services to the PMU staff in line with the project standards.


Key Results Areas

Receive, respond and dispatch correspondences inline with the project policy and procedures
Coordinate PMU meetings and provide secretarial services in line with the project policy and procedures
Implement the record Management system in line with the project policy and procedures
Manage office supplies and logistics support to the PMU in line with
Operate, and maintain office equipment in line with the project rules and procedures
Organize and schedule staff travels, in line with the PMU policy and guidelines
Organize meetings and PMU events in line with the PMU policy and guidelines

Job specifications

A Diploma in Secretarial and Administrative Studies,
Five years’ experience in general office responsibilities and procedures,
Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, planning, records management and general administration,
Ability to operate standard office equipments, including but not limited to , computers, telephones systems, type writers, calculators, copiers and facsimile machines,
Ability to follow oral and written instructions




Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Accounts Assistant Job in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title:Accounts Assistant

Reports to: The Project Financial Controller
Role definition: Implement accounting strategies in line with the accounting standards and procedures.


Key Results Areas

Manage the project’s petty cash book in line with the set rules and regulation/ Accounting standards.
Process payments in accordance with the PMU accounting guidelines and standards.
Manage financial records for the project in line with the financial management guidelines
Prepare the monthly payroll, and make statutory returns like PAYE and NSSF within relevant deadlines in line with the project guidelines.
Prepare Bank reconciliation and periodic reports in line with financial management guidelines


Minimum specifications

A Bachelor’s (honors) degree in Accounting, Business Studies or Commerce majoring in accounting from a recognized institution,
Three years’ experience in accounting,
Knowledge in the Government of Uganda financial management and accounting procedures,
Competence in the design and use of spread sheets;
Financial management experience in the public or the private sector and experience in rural is added advantage.




Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Procurement Assistant Job in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title: Procurement Assistant

Reporting to: the Project Financial Controller
Role definition: Implement strategies for timely availability of quality goods at the most competitive prices in accordance with approved Guidelines and Procedures


Key Results Areas.

Source for quotations from suppliers in line with the procurement guidelines
Receive purchases and check requests throughout the Project in line with the procurement guidelines
Prepare purchase orders and order for office supplies in line with the procurement guidelines
Implement strategies for maintaining contact with vendors regarding orders and purchasing in line with the procurement guidelines
Receive, inspect, and distribute procured goods and equipment and file damage claims with suppliers in line with the procurement guidelines
Conduct annual project inventory, prepare inventory listings to include the location and status of all equipment in line with the procurement guidelines


Job specifications

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in procurement or purchasing and supplies or related field
A minimum of three years of experience in the procurement field.
Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures as per GoU policies;
Knowledge of record keeping methods and procedures applicable to purchasing, as well as some knowledge of the application of bookkeeping principles and methods to the keeping of procurement records.
Knowledge of supplies and materials utilized in office, technical, or maintenance operations.
Ability to communicate both orally and written
Ability to analyze issues and work in a team.

Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Office Administrator Job Vacancy in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title: Office Administrator

Reports to: The Projector Manager
Role definition: Provide administrative support services to the project in line with the project policy and guidelines

Key Results Areas

Manage and coordinate critical work flows, project calendars and work assignment schedules in line with the project policy.
Develop and review strategies for managing PMU meetings in line with the project policy and procedures
Prepare, proofread and submit correspondences, reports and documents to respective people in line with project guidelines
Develop and review the records management system in line with the project policy and procedures
Develop and monitor strategies for providing office and logistical support in line with the project policy and procedures
Develop and monitor strategies for managing office equipment in line with the project policy and procedures
Provide the supervision of service attendants and the cleaning staff in line with departmental guide lines

Job specifications
The successful candidate will must have;

A Bachelor’s (Honors) degree in Arts, Science, Commerce, Office and Information Management, Secretarial Studies or a related field.
A minimum of Seven years of experience in handling administrative/secretarial related tasks in a large public or private sector reputable organization; 5 of which should at Personal Assistant level
Proven track record in managing and coordinating critical work flows,
Excellent calendars management skills including coordination of complex meetings,
Ability to operate standard office equipments, including but not limited to, computers, telephones systems, typewriters, calculators, copiers and facsimile machines.

If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

HUB Coordinators Job Vacancy in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title: HUB Coordinators (4 positions in Lira, Mbale, Gulu and Arua)

Report to: Oil Seed Coordinator
Role definition: Develop, monitor and evaluate strategies for planning and implementation of the Oil Seed Development component in their respective hub in line with the project guidelines.

Key result areas

Develop and review a framework for procurement of oil seeds extension services in with project procurement standards and guidelines
Develop and review strategies for implementing and monitoring the project in line with the project strategy.
Develop, review and implement strategies for selecting and monitoring the project implementing partners in their respective Hubs in line with the project strategy
Develop and implement regional networking framework to coordinate the oil seed sub sector in line with the project guide lines
Carry out a training needs assessment and develop training g programs for the project in line with the training guidelines.
Develop a framework for technical guidance and backstopping on Oil seed crop management and development in line with project guidelines.


Job specifications
I) A Masters’ Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Sciences, social sciences or other related field.
II) Technical competences in oil seed sector in production processing and marketing
III) Experience of at least five years, of which two are working with the private sector
IV) Have general knowledge of project planning, implementation and management, within by lateral or multi-lateral or international NGO.
V) Have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
VI) Be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet;
VII) Fluent English - written and oral and demonstrate excellent report writing skills;
VIII) Advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
IX) Be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity;
X) A working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
XI) Knowledge and experience working with the private sector;
XII) Excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict.
XIII) Excellent organization skills with the ability for multi- tasking;
XIV) Excellent presentation skills; oral and written with attention to detail

Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Procurement Officer Job in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Reporting to: The Project Manager
Role definition: Develop and monitor strategies for timely procurement and delivery of goods and services for the project.


Key result areas

Develop and monitor implementation of the procurement plan in line with procurement guideline and budget
Prepare solicitation/Bid documents for procurements in line with procurement guidelines
Develop strategies for evaluating bids in line with the procurement guidelines
Develop and implement strategies for providing technical backstopping to project implementers at different levels on procurement matters in line with procurement guidelines
Prepare and submit periodic reports to Contracts Committee in line with the project reporting guidelines


Job specification

Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain or Procurement and Logistics Management or Commerce or related; and a full professional qualifications in purchasing and supply chain management from CIPS/ISM
A minimum of Five years of relevant experience, three of which must be at senior procurement level in a public organization.
Analytical and team work skills
Technical understanding of how donor’s funded projects operates.
A professional of high standing with strong leadership and team building skills.
Have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
Be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet;
Fluent English - written and oral and demonstrate excellent report writing skills;
Advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
Be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity;
A working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
Knowledge and experience working with the private sector;
Excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict.
Excellent organization skills with the ability for multi- tasking;
Excellent presentation skills; oral and written with attention to detail



Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Credit and Finance Officer Job in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title: Credit and Finance Officer

Reports to: The Project Manager
Role definition: Develop and implement strategies for managing credit and finance services in line with the project objectives and approaches


Key result areas:

Develop and implement strategies for guiding and building partnerships with financial institutions and micro finance operators to finance oilseeds production and storage by farmers and to promote the development of appropriate financial products in line with the project objectives and approach.
Develop and implement a strategy to promote credit repayment discipline by those receiving credit in line with Project objectives.
Develop and implement a rural credit manual to define options for farmers to access financing for oilseed production in line with the project objectives and approaches.
Design and implement a monitoring framework for
credit and risk management in line with the project objectives
Design and implement training programmes to promote a culture of savings for project beneficiaries in line with project objectives
Prepare reports about finance and credit in line with the project reporting guidelines


Job specifications |

A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business studies, Marketing, Business Administration or other relevant field from a recognized University.
Professional qualification in microfinance will be an added advantage.
At least 5 years’ working experience in providing financing services and/or credit, with preferably 2 years’ experience in a financial institution.
Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and willing to travel extensively in the project areas where the focus is oilseed production
Good knowledge of traded oilseed products such as cooking oil, animal feed etc will be an advantage and awareness of the commercial risks faced in this sub-sector.
Technical understanding of how donor’s funded projects operates.
A professional of high standing with strong leadership and team building skills.
Have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
Be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet;
Fluent English - written and oral and demonstrate excellent report writing skills;
Advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
Be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity;
A working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
Knowledge and experience working with the private sector;
Excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict.
Excellent organization skills with the ability for multi- tasking;
Excellent presentation skills; oral and written with attention to detail




Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Communication and Knowledge Management Officer Job in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title: Communication and Knowledge Management Officer(1 Position)

Reporting to: Project Manager
Role: Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the communication and knowledge management initiatives of the Project in line with MAAIF’s communication and knowledge management policy.
Key Results Area:

Develop, review and implement the Project’s communication strategy in line with the project guidelines.
Develop, review and disseminate information and communication materials to project stakeholders in line with the project’s communication strategy.
Plan, coordinate and organize special Project and media events in line with the Project’s communication strategy.
Document and disseminate Project success stories and best practices to relevant stakeholders in line with the project guidelines.
Develop and coordinate strategic partnerships and learning alliances with different agricultural oil seed subsectors in line with the project guidelines.
Develop a framework for supporting stakeholders in accessing market information in line with the project market information guidelines.
Develop and implement learning and knowledge sharing programmes to support current and future project performance in line with the project knowledge management guidelines.


Job specification:

A Masters’ Degree in Communication, Journalism or a related field.
Proven experience of at least five years in designing and implementing communication strategies for sustainable development reflecting gender mainstreaming, poverty eradication and rural development.
Experience and knowledge in the use of modern Information and Communication Technology, and research methods.
Ability to build strategic communication relationships.
A professional of high standing with strong leadership and team building skills.
Have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
Be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet;
Fluent English - written and oral and demonstrate excellent report writing skills;
Advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
Be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity;
A working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
Knowledge and experience working with the private sector;
Excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict.
Excellent organization skills with the ability for multi- tasking;
Excellent presentation skills; oral and written with attention to detail



Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Oil Seed Coordinator Job in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title: Oil Seed Coordinator(OSC)(1 Position)

Reports to: Project Manager
Role definition: Responsible for overseeing the successful planning and implementing the Oilseeds Development.

Key Result Areas:

The oilseeds specialist's duties and responsibilities will include:
Design and review the Project Operations Manual and implementation guidelines for the oil seeds component in line with the Project objectives
Develop strategies for project implementation, management and timely production of the section reports in line with Project Operations and Financial Management Manual.
Develop and implement strategies for initiating and promoting linkages among the different stakeholders in the Oil Seeds Subsector in line with project guidelines.
Develop and review the procurement plan specifications for procuring extension services in line with the procurement guidelines and project strategy
Develop strategies for implementation of oilseeds development activities including oil seeds extension, on-farm soil and water management in line with the Project objectives
Develop and implement strategies for promoting linkages between groups, input and product supply chains and markets and other relevant stakeholders in line with the Project objectives
Develop and implement strategies for providing technical guidance and backstopping on oilseed crop management and development in line with the Project objectives
Develop and monitor strategies for monitoring and evaluation of the oilseeds development component in line with the Project objectives
Carry out training needs assessment in all areas of oil seed agronomy, protection and post-harvest management for oilseeds and develop training g programs for the project in line with the training guidelines.
Develop and implement strategies for monitoring and liaising with UNBS and any other regulatory body on quality of seed and agrochemicals and other farm inputs in line with the Project objectives


Job specifications

A Master's degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Economics or similar fields from a recognized University.
A minimum of eight years of experience in working with multi-stake holder community-based agriculture development projects
Demonstrable experience working with the oilseeds sub-sector in Uganda, preferably with the private sector.
Good knowledge of participatory approaches to working with farmer groups/associations and community-based activity planning, budgeting and accounting.
Demonstrated experience working with the private sector.
Knowledge and experience in developing marketing strategies with farmers for
agricultural commodities the linkages needed, along with experience in bringing together small scale farmers with big commercial entities
A professional of high standing with strong leadership and team building skills.
Have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
Be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet;
Fluent English - written and oral and demonstrate excellent report writing skills;
Advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
Be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity;
A working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
Knowledge and experience working with the private sector;
Excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict.
Excellent organization skills with the ability for multi- tasking;
Excellent presentation skills; oral and written with attention to detail.


Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Oil Palm Coordinator Job in Uganda at Ministry of agriculture

Job Title:OIL PALM COORDINATOR (OPC)(1 Position)

Reports to: Project Manager
Role definition: Develop strategies for planning and implementing of the Oil Palm Development Component of VODP2.

Key Result Areas

Develop and implement strategies for Coordinating and managing activities of the Oil Palm Development Component in line with the project objectives and guideline
Develop and review Project Operations Manual and guidelines for oil palm development in line with the Project objectives
Develop strategies for project implementation, management and timely production of the section reports in line with Project Operations and Financial Management Manual.
Develop strategies for technical backstopping to oil palm growers organizations in Kalangala and Buvuma in line with the Project objectives and approaches
Carry out training needs assessment for staff and farmers and organize the preparation of the training materials and training programmes in line with the training guidelines
Develop strategies for reporting information for project M&E on oil palm development component in line with Project M & E guidelines.
Develop strategies for collating and package information from other institutions and agencies involved in oil palm development for use by farmers, staff and stakeholders, in line with the Project objectives
Develop and implement Partnerships with relevant project area stakeholders for the purpose of developing the oil palm component in line with the Project objectives
Develop and implement strategies for compiling project plans and reports in line with reporting guidelines


Job specifications

A Master's degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Economics or related field.
A post-graduate qualification in oil palm related area of study would be an added advantage.
A minimum of eight years of experience in working with multi-stake holder community-based agriculture development projects.
Good knowledge of participatory approaches to working with farmer groups/associations and community-based activity planning, budgeting and accounting.
Demonstrated experience working with the private sector.
Some knowledge and experience in developing marketing strategies with farmers for agricultural commodities the linkages needed, along with experience in bringing together small scale farmers with big commercial entities will be an advantage.
A professional of high standing with strong leadership and team building skills.
Have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
Be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet;
Fluent English - written and oral and demonstrate excellent report writing skills;
Advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
Be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity;
A working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
Excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict.
Excellent organization skills with the ability for multi- tasking;
Excellent presentation skills; oral and written with attention to detail





Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at Ministry of Agriculture in Uganda

Job Title:MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER(1 Position)

Reporting to: The Project Manager
Role definition: Develop and implement strategies for monitoring and evaluation in line with the project objectives and approach.

Key Results Areas

Develop and implement an M&E system for VODP2 in line with the project objectives and approach
Design a system for data and information collection on project implementation and undertake analysis to provide gender disaggregated reporting in line with the project objectives and approach.
Prepare M&E reports and disseminate periodic progress reports for decision making and improvement of implementation of the project in line with Project objectives and reporting guidelines.
Develop Project Implementation and Financial Manuals in line with project objectives and financial guidelines.
Organize and facilitate the Annual Review Workshops, AWPB Workshops, supervision missions and other technical backstopping missions in line with the project objectives
Review project implementation by carrying out project surveys and special studies in line with the project indicators
Carry out training needs assessment of M&E staff and organize short training courses in line with the training guidelines
Prepare activity-based annual work plans and budgets to inline with the project's implementation approach and objectives.


Job specification

A Master’s degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Development Studies, Business Administration or equivalent field.
A post graduate diploma/certificate in MIS or M&E
A minimum of six years' experience of working in the field of M&E.
Good knowledge of participatory M&E approaches and techniques.
Good knowledge in the development of performance based indicators.
Good knowledge of data management and analysis; and report writing
Analytical and team working skills
Good communication skills
Have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
Be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet
Fluent English - written and oral and excellent report writing skills
Advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
Be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity
A working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
Knowledge and experience working with the private sector;
Excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict.
Excellent organization skills with the ability for multi- tasking;



Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Project Manager Job in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture

Job Title:PROJECT MANAGER (PM) (1 Position)

Reports to: The Permanent Secretary, MAAIF
Role definition: Develop and monitor strategies for day-to­day operations, coordination, and financial management of the project activities in line the Project Objectives
Key Result Areas:
Develop, review and monitor the operational structure for project implementation in line with the Project objectives

Develop, review and monitor Project annual work plans and Budgets (AWPBs), and the timely preparation of financial audit and reports in line with the Project objectives and financial guidelines
Develop strategies for monitoring all Project procurements in line with the Project objectives
Develop, review and monitor strategies for building partnerships and networks among relevant stakeholders including private sector partners and farmers in line with the Project objectives
Develop strategies for documenting and implementing recommendations of the relevant committees including the project steering committees, impact management system and land task force in line with the project objectives
Design strategies for implementing of training programmes for PMU staff, including technical and management aspects; and equipment/technology packages in line with the Project objectives
Develop and monitor strategies for recruitment of project administrative and support staff in line with project guidelines
Develop and monitor strategies for performance management of PMU staff, in line with the Project objectives
Develop and monitor strategies for project monitoring and evaluation in line with the project objectives and the Loan Agreement;

Job specifications

A Master’s degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Development Studies, Business Administration or related field
A minimum of 10 years’ experience, of which 5 years in the management and implementation of public-donor financed agricultural and rural development projects and 5 years of experience working with the private sector, preferably in the Vegetable Oil Sub- sector;
Good understanding of the Vegetable Oil subsector.
At least 5 years’ experience working on public-private partnership arrangements and practice;
Have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
Be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet
Fluent English - written and oral and excellent report writing skills
Advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
Be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity
A working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
Knowledge and experience working with the private sector;
Excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict.
Excellent organization skills with the ability for multi- tasking;
Excellent presentation skills; oral and written with attention to detail.

Application Procedure:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application (clearly marked with the job applied for) to the address below not later than 4.00p.m, Wednesday 16th November 2011.
Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.



THE DIRECTOR,
PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092, Kampala
Plot 649 Nanfumbambi Road, Makerere West(Kikoni)
Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414-592926 Mob; +256-779-191617
E-mail: pilaconsultants2@gmail.com

Inspection Officer Job at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda

Job Title: Inspection Officer
Reports to: Manager Insurance

Major Duties:
• Carries out off-site inspection of Non-Life insurance companies, insurance brokers, loss assessors/ adjusters
• Reviews license applications for Non-life insurance companies insurance brokers and insurance agents

Person Specifications:
• At least a relevant degree from a recognized University
• 3 years experience in a non-life insurance underwriting/claims

How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date cvs and at least 3 referees to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Deadline: 3rd November 2011

Research and Development Officer Job in Uganda at Insurance Regulatory Authority

Job Title: Research and Development Officer

Reports to: The assistant Director Market Research and Development

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure creation of insurance awareness to the public and enable the promotion of insurance business in the country in compliance with the Insurance Act
Major Duties:
• Planning, designing and conducting collaborative research and surveys on insurance industry performance, trends, business and risks to address the challenges faced by the sector
• Development and implementation of monitoring systems for tracking fundamental economic, financial and corporate developments in the insurance industry both locally and internationally in order to inform policy formulation

Person Specifications:
• At least a relevant Degree and a post graduate Diploma in policy formulation or marketing management research
• At least 3 years working experience
• Ability to develop research proposals


How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date cvs and at least 3 referees to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Deadline: 3rd November 2011

ICT Officer Job in Uganda at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda

Job Title: ICT Officer

Reports to: Asst Director Market Research & Development

Purpose of the Job:
To manage, develop and maintain the ICT system.

Main responsibilities:
• Develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures to support ICT service level agreements
• Formulate proposals, processes and policies for ICT Planning
• Train staff about uses of existing and new technology
• Install network services

Person Specifications:
• At least a Bachelors Degree in, computer Science or information Technology or in a related field
• At least 3 years experience in ICT


How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date cvs and at least 3 referees to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Deadline: 3rd November 2011

Communications Officer Job at Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda

Job Title: Communications Officer

Report s to: Chief executive Officer

Major Duties:
• Plan, develop, implement, Public Relations Strategies designed to create and maintain good Public image for the authority.
• Liaise with and answer enquiries from the media, individuals and other organizations concerning the Authority
• Research, write and distribute press releases to targeted media
• Maintain and update information on the organization website

Person Specifications:
• At least a Bachelors degree in, mass communication, Public administration or social Works and Social Administration from a recognized university
• Three years experience in public relations is an added advantage
• Strong but affable character

How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date cvs and at least 3 referees to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Deadline: 3rd November 2011

Assistant Director Job in Uganda at Insurance Regulatory Authority

Job Title: Assistant Director, Market Research and Development

Reports to: Director Operations

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure research and market development are carried out effectively

Main Duties:
• Plan, design, and conduct collaborative research and surveys on insurance industry performance, trends, business and risks to address the challenges faced by the sector
• Develop and implement monitoring systems for tracking fundamental economic, financial and corporate developments in insurance industry both locally and internationally in order to inform policy formulators
• Ensure that the data from the insurance industry are collected, verified and analyzed and interpreted and periodic reports such as annual statistical reports are produced

Person Specifications:
• A relevant Degree from a recognized University with an MBA (Marketing) or related post graduate qualification
• At least 5 years experience in Research and development
• Knowledge of insurance is added advantage

How to Apply:
Interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date cvs and at least 3 referees to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd floor
P.O.Box 22855, Kampala

Deadline: 3rd November 2011

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