Programme Assistant Job Vacancy at National Union of The Disabled Persons of Uganda

Job title: Programme Assistant-bugiri
Reports to: Programme Manager
Age: 20-35 years
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Lead and manage programme activities at district level
• Initiate and build strong partnerships with stakeholders in poverty alleviation sector in the district
• Mobilize PWDs to participate in poverty alleviation programmes in the district
• Carry any other duties as assigned by Programme Manager and district union management

Qualifications;
An honor degree in any of the following:
Agriculture, Agricultural extention, environmental management, Agribusiness, BSc Agricultural land use and management, Veterinary and Diary farming

Required Skills and Competencies:
• Good mobilization, motivational and advocacy skills
• Organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
• Team building skills
• Report writing skills

How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
National union of the disabled Persons of Uganda,
Plot 530, Kisaasi Road, Kampala, Uganda.
P.O.Box 8567, Kampala
Deadline: 4th November 2011

Communication Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda at SNV

Job Title: Communication Officer
Job Purpose:
The purpose of the this job is to support the SNV Country Director and SNV Uganda teams in internal and external communication and knowledge development

Responsibilities:
• Re-write and edit technical reports into concise, easily understandable and attractive texts for different kinds of audiences
• Contribute to knowledge development by capturing best practice during field visits
• Update SNV intranet and website
• Organize events, meetings and workshops
• Maintain central documentation and information system

Requirements:
• Masters/ Bachelor degree in communication, media information or related field
• Proven experience in knowledge management
• Advanced skills in different computer added design and other relevant software, photography and video

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send an application letter and CV with 3 work related referees to:

The Human Resources Office
SNV Netherlands development Organization
Plot 36 Luthuli Rise Bugolobi

Deadline: 11th November, 2011

National Content Development and Capacity Building Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda at Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

Job Title: National Content Development and Capacity Building Officer

Objectives of the Assignment:
The main objective of this assignment is to contribute to the successful engagement of Ugandans and national entities in the participation and provision of goods and services in the country’s emerging oil and gas sector and to support and document Capacity building programs for both government and private sector institutions in the sector

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reports to the commissioner, petroleum Exploration and production Department in performing the following:
• Support and coordinate capacity building programs for the oil and gas sector within and outside the ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
• Contribute to the development of capacity building programmes in oil and gas amongst public and private institutions in the country
• Ensure coordination and documentation of both national content and capacity building aspects in the oil and gas sector
• Participate in reviewing programs to ensure compliance to national content requirements in the country
• Any other duties as may be assigned by management

Key Deliverables:
• Quarterly reports on capacity building from institutions
• Quarterly reports on national content
• Well developed and maintained national content and capacity building data base
• Procurement reports from oil companies

Qualifications and Experience:
• A masters Degree in Economics or human Resource Management or Development Studies with minimum experience of 3 years.
• Knowledge of Microsoft office software including Excel, word and power Point is a requirement
• Training in Business Administration and Industrial Development or procurement will be an added advantage
• Experience in capacity building and industrial policy in either the public service or private sector will be an added advantage
• Knowledge of Public procurement Act and Experience in the upstream petroleum sector will be an added advantage

Other requirements for the Assignments:
2 years contract (with 6 months probation period), renewable upon satisfactory performance

Age: 25-40 years

How to Apply:
The ministry of Energy and mineral Development now invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing the said services. Those interested must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, indicating detailed qualifications, expertise and experience in similar assignments)
Applicants must indicate the positions applied for in the upper right hand corner of the outer envelope
Application letters accompanied by copies of cv with 3 referees, academic certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents must be delivered to
Amber House Second Floor Room, A203
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development,
P.O.Box 7270, Kampala, Uganda. Location: Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Tel:256-414-311111, Fax: 256414320437

Closing Date: 4:00pm 11th November, 2011

Legal Officer Job Opportunity in Uganda at Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

Job Title: Legal Officer

Objectives of the Assignment:
To address the internal and external legal aspects of the department and also handle its legal affairs in liaison with the relevant Government institutions, working with both the private and public sectors, carry out legal research, contribute to drafting legislation, drawing contracts and agreements and provide legal advice to management in regard to the petroleum sector

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reports to the Commissioner, Petroleum Exploration and production Department in performing the following:
• Ensure the provision of legal advice to management and ensure that the best legal approach is taken for business ventures. He/ She will advise management on matters of constitutional and national law; handle legal matters that involve international, public, and private law.
• Ensure provision of timely legal consideration where required and act as liaison with Solicitor General’s Office.
• Advise management on matters of compliance of upstream of upstream operators licensed in Uganda
• Any other duties as may be assigned by management

Key Deliverables:
• Quarterly analytical reports on legal matters pertaining to the Department’s business activities
• Reports and updates on various cases handled in the department
• Reports on legal issues that need the attention of management
• Database on legal issues and contract agreements for the Department.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (Hons) and a diploma in legal practice or similar qualifications from a recognized institution with minimum of 3 years’ experience.
• A masters degree and/ training in energy/ petroleum law will be added advantage
• Practical working experience in the public Service or private sector


How to Apply:
The ministry of Energy and mineral Development now invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing the said services. Those interested must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, indicating detailed qualifications, expertise and experience in similar assignments)
Applicants must indicate the positions applied for in the upper right hand corner of the outer envelope

Application letters accompanied by copies of cv with 3 referees, academic certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents must be delivered to
Amber House Second Floor Room, A203
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development,
P.O.Box 7270, Kampala, Uganda. Location: Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Tel:256-414-311111, Fax: 256414320437

Closing Date: 4:00pm 11th November, 2011

Cost Engineer Job Vacancy in Uganda at Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

Job Title: Cost Engineer

Objectives of the Assignment
To perform cost engineering functions encompassing estimating, cost control, budget preparations, forecasting, cost reporting under limited supervision

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reports to the Principal Geologist/ Development in performing the following:
• Support the department in analyzing and reviewing cost data for respective oil companies as an input to general and overall cost data reporting
• Ensure effective interpretation of contracts, management of financial risk, estimating and forecasting
• Ensure appropriate development and maintenance of cost control database
• Any other duties as may be assigned by management

Key Deliverables
Quarterly Cost analysis and budget reports for oils companies
Costs and expenditure reports
Cost control filling system
Date base for records of commitments and expenditures
Improved tools and methods for project cost administration

Qualifications and Experience:
• Should have a Bachelors Degree ( within minimum of upper Second) in Engineering preferably Mechanical/ Electrical, Quantity Surveying, cost engineering or similar technical qualification from a recognized institution
• A professional/ advanced qualification in Finance/ accounting, Audit/ compliance/ Risk Cost engineering Management will be added advantage


How to Apply:
The ministry of Energy and mineral Development now invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing the said services. Those interested must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, indicating detailed qualifications, expertise and experience in similar assignments)
Applicants must indicate the positions applied for in the upper right hand corner of the outer envelope
Application letters accompanied by copies of cv with 3 referees, academic certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents must be delivered to
Amber House Second Floor Room, A203
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development,
P.O.Box 7270, Kampala, Uganda. Location: Amber House
Plot 29/33 Kampala Tel:256-414-311111, Fax: 256414320437

Closing Date: 4:00pm 11th November, 2011

Chief of Party Job Vacancy in Uganda at Creative Associates International

Job Title: Chief of Party (Stability), Uganda
Closing Date: Tuesday, 01 November 2011

Creative Associates International 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. Based in Washington, DC, the firm has a field presence in 20 plus countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense. The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

The Chief of Party will oversee a regional stability project in Uganda which aims to address the causes and consequences of violent conflict. To achieve this objective, the Project will integrate a core set of activities in three components: 1) Peace-building and reconciliation; 2) Economic security and social inclusion; and, 3) Access to justice. The COP will be the senior in-county technical and administrative supervisor of all project activities. S/he will have overall responsibility for coordinating program activities at the highest levels among a diverse group of local stakeholders and beneficiaries. This includes liaising with government officials, USAID personnel, and civil society leaders; as well as supervising partnering organizations and sub-grantees. The COP helps ensure timely project implementation, monitoring of activities, and management of project staff and subsidiaries. The COP has ultimate responsibility for project financial accountability and reporting to USAID and Creative Associates home office.

Reporting and Supervision

The Chief of Party reports to Creative's HQ Program Director.

Primary Responsibilities

Is responsible for overall technical and financial performance of the project; Manages/leads in-country staff to ensure that the project is achieving all deliverables; Ensures that technical, financial, and administrative activities are carried out according to USAID and Creative's policies and procedures; Manages subcontractors to ensure that their performance meets or exceeds technical and financial contractual requirements; Maintains and nurtures Creative's relationship with USAID by communicating on a weekly basis Successfully manages the project's relationship with local governments/ministries and other stakeholders; Oversees creation and implementation of project monitoring and evaluation activities; Engages in frequent, routine communication with the Home Office so that the Project Director is aware of both progress and potential issues. Solicits assistance and input as needed to ensure that the project's performance meets or exceeds technical and financial contractual requirements.

Required Skills and Qualifications

Minimum of a Master's degree in peace and conflict, political science, international security, or a related field; Minimum of 10 years of experience working with conflict resolution/regional stability Demonstrated working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa Experience in facilitating multi-sectorial collaboration among different technical fields and various type of stakeholders (NGOs, private sector, government, communities, and international donors); Knowledge of Ugandan culture, politics, and economic contexts; Familiarity with USAID policies and procedures; Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

How to Apply:

Please apply online at http://www.creativeassociatesinternational.com

Please submit all electronic submissions by 11/1/11. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.

If you experience any technical difficulties during the application process, please send an email to recruitment @creativedc.com

Creative Associates International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/V/D


Closing Date: Tuesday, 01 November 2011

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