NFA Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: Internal Audit Specialist
Reports to: internal Audit Manager
Duty Station: Headquarters Kampala

Job Summary:
To assist the internal Audit Manager in checking and monitoring adherence to organizational policies and procedures to meet the Authorities strategic objectives

Key Result Areas:
• Carrying out expenditure audits
• Carrying out revenue audits
• Carrying out audits of assets and liabilities
• Carrying out audit of other operating data and reports
• Carrying out field audits whenever required

Qualifications, work experience and Skills:
• Should have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in either commerce or Business Administration majoring in accounting option
• Fully qualified professional accountant in possession of ACCA, ICPAU, ICPAK and or CIA
• Should have at least 2 years working experience in an audit environment and a commercially business oriented environment

How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who fully meet the above requirements, should submit their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and Transcripts and CV giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below

The Human Resource Manager,
10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O.Box 70863, Kampala
Tel: 031- 264035/6
041-230365/9

Deadline: 25th November 2011

Jobs Vacancies at NFA in Uganda

Job Title: Public Relations Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Duty Station: NFA 3

Job Summary:
To manage NFA’s public Relations function and fostering stakeholder/ public understanding of NFAs mandate and activities.

Key Result Areas
• Develop and implement NFA communication strategy
• Over-sees production and dissemination of signage, media programs, print adverts, TV/ Radio spots and documentaries
• In-charge of NFA’s out-reach program i.e strategic engagements with government agencies, corporate bodies and civil society to enlist support for NFA’s tree-planting and forest conservation initiatives

Qualifications, work experience and skills:
• Honors degree in Mass Communication and or journalism, or Honors degree in Arts with additional training in journalism or public relations or any other relevant field
• Post graduate diploma in journalism and media management or public relations will be an added advantage
• Should have at least 3 years working experience in commercially business oriented environment or media related work
• Should be a computer literate

How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who fully meet the above requirements, should submit their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and Transcripts and CV giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below

The Human Resource Manager,
10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O.Box 70863, Kampala
Tel: 031- 264035/6
041-230365/9

Deadline: 25th November 2011

Jobs at Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI)- Manager Lab Services

Job Title: Manager Lab Services

Overall Job Objective

Reporting to the Director Product Development the job position of Manager Laboratory Services shall have overall objective of ensuring UIRI offers world class services in chemical analysis of food products and other materials for both internal and external clientele.

Key Job Features

This is a high responsibility professional position that requires critical abilities in planning and organizing a dedicated team of personnel to meet the highest standards of services to industry.

Essential duties and responsibilities

The position holder shall be responsible for the following

1. Engage clients and manage their needs and requirements
2. Plan, assign duties, direct and evaluate the monthly operations of the laboratory analysts and technicians personnel.
3. Prepare and submit for approval quarterly and annual budgetary and procurement plans
4. Submit accountability and other reports for management action and approval
5. Supervision of analysts and technicians whilst ensuring timely and quality accomplishment of job tasks by overseeing validation of analytical results.
6. Ensure compliance of all laboratory performance measures and their adherence to work plans schedules
7. Coordinate the development and review of laboratory methods and procedures to meet established standards
8. Undertake special product research and development activities and assignments from time to time
9. Participate in collaborative initiatives, studies conducted by regulatory agencies, private sector and any professional entities
10. Perform any other related duties as assigned from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The required person shall have very good knowledge of: Applied principles of chemical and physical properties and characteristics of a range of food and other materials; General procedures and methodologies for industrial-based manufacturing; Methods, procedures and legal requirements for product safety and quality; Modern laboratory equipment and their effective utilization; Information and other data sources including fundamental information management systems; Supervisory techniques including personnel management, planning and scheduling. The candidate must also possess an excellent understanding of Quality assurance including regulatory and international standards and accreditation requirements for laboratories.

Required abilities include working with minimal supervision; maintaining excellent interpersonal relationships with colleagues and clients; time consciousness, critical attention to detail; pro-activeness and corrective action attributes.

Skills shall be required in oral and written communication; presentation; report writing and data management.

Experience and Training

The right candidate must have a post graduate qualification in an appropriate professional field of study. Additional qualification or training in business management or any related field shall be an added advantage. A minimum of Five (5) years progressive practical experience is required.


How to Apply:
Candidates are advised to include their telephone contacts and email addresses on their c.v
Handwritten applications with copies of academic credentials and detailed cv indicating contact addresses of referees should be forwarded to the address below

Executive Director,
Uganda Industrial Research Institute,
plot 42A, Mukabya Road-Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O.Box 7086, Kampala-Uganda

Deadline: 28th November 2011

Project Manager Jobs at Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI)

Job Title: Project Manager

Overall Job Objective

Reporting to the Director Product Development the job position of Project Manager shall have overall objective of ensuring effective coordination of product value chain activities for sustainable agro-processing initiatives of the Institute.


Key Job Features

This position shall be based in Kabale district and involves the harnessing of inputs, production units and personnel through innovative approaches that ensure agro-production of competitive value added products common to the region.


Essential duties and responsibilities

1. The position holder shall be responsible for the following
2. Take team leadership responsibilities in meeting production targets for a range of value added products under development for markets.
3. Develop and submit for approval, market product promotions and marketing plans for clients.
4. Coordinate project awareness activities and sensitization of farmers and other stakeholders along the value chain.
5. Plan, assign duties, direct and evaluate the monthly operations of the model agro-processing center personnel.
6. Prepare and submit for approval quarterly and annual budgetary and procurement plans.
7. Submit accountability and other reports for management action and approval.
8. Ensure compliance of all production and manufacturing performance measures and their adherence to production plans schedules.
9. Coordinate the development and update of stakeholders collaboration within the project location.
10. Undertake special product research and development activities and assignments from time to time.
11. Participate in collaborative initiatives, studies conducted by other government agencies, private sector and any professional entities.
12. Perform any other related duties as assigned from time to time.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The required person shall have very good knowledge of: essential principles of planning, business management, resources utilization and coordination. General best practices for industrial production and manufacturing including standards requirements for quality and safety; Information and other data sources including fundamental information management systems; Supervisory techniques including personnel management, planning and scheduling. The candidate must also possess an excellent understanding of Quality assurance including regulatory and international standards and certification requirements for agro-food processing establishments.


Required abilities include working with minimal supervision; maintaining excellent interpersonal relationships with colleagues and clients; time consciousness, critical attention to detail; pro-activeness and corrective action attributes. Skills shall be required in oral and written communication; presentation; report writing and data management.


Experience and Training

The right candidate must be a graduate in an appropriate professional field of study. Additional qualification or training in food processing or any related area shall be an added advantage. A minimum of Three (3) years progressive practical experience is required.


How to Apply:
Candidates are advised to include their telephone contacts and email addresses on their c.v
Handwritten applications with copies of academic credentials and detailed cv indicating contact addresses of referees should be forwarded to the address below

Executive Director,
Uganda Industrial Research Institute,
plot 42A, Mukabya Road-Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O.Box 7086, Kampala-Uganda

Deadline: 28th November 2011

Jobs at Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI)- Human Resource Officer

Job Title: HUMAN RESOURCE/PERSONNEL OFFICER (1 POSITION)

The Human Resource Officer shall report to the Human Resource Manager.


Job Purpose

The core objective of his position is implementation of the Human Resource Policy.

Key Job features

Knowledge and understanding of modern styles and approaches of Human Resource Management.

Key Job Responsibilities

1. Provide support to the various human resource functions (recruitment, training and development, leave management, employee health scheme, discipline, staff welfare among others)
2. Participate in the planning and development of Human Resource Budgets.
3. Manage staff contacts.
4. Appropriate application of human resource procedures.
5. Maintain a proper records filling and documentation system of data confidential.
6. Coordinate staff performance management and appraisals.
7. coordinate all Human Resource events


Qualification and Experience:

Bachelors in Human Resources Management or a related field required.

Personal attributes

i. Strong and effective communicator in expression, writing, business presentations.

ii. Highly skilled in data organization and management.

iii. Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.

iv. Ability to work under minimum supervision.

v. Encouraged to apply, are persons between 30 to 40 years old.

Added advantage

Masters in Human Resources Management or a related field required.


How to Apply:
Candidates are advised to include their telephone contacts and email addresses on their c.v
Handwritten applications with copies of academic credentials and detailed cv indicating contact addresses of referees should be forwarded to the address below

Executive Director,
Uganda Industrial Research Institute,
plot 42A, Mukabya Road-Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O.Box 7086, Kampala-Uganda

Deadline: 28th November 2011

Consultancy Job at United Nations (UN) in Uganda

Job Title: NATIONAL CONSULTANTCY: DEVELOPMENT OF FRAMEWORK TO MONITOR UGANDA’S IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MECHANISMS

Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 23-Nov-11
Additional Category Democratic Governance
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Dec-2011
Duration of Initial Contract : 60 Working Days
Expected Duration of Assignment : 60 Working Days
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Background

Uganda is a party to all the core international human rights instruments except for the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances. Under the international human rights system, the State of Uganda is obligated to report on a regular basis on how it is implementing the different treaties it has ratified. It is also meant to respond to and implement recommendations and observations made from other human rights mechanisms like the Special Procedures and the Universal Periodic Review of the Human Rights Council.

To date, Uganda has submitted information to and been reviewed by the Human Rights Committee; the Committee Against Torture; the Committee on the Rights of the Child and its two Optional Protocols; the Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women; and, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It has also submitted information to and received observations from the African Peer Review Mechanism, the African Commission of Human and Peoples Rights and the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. The country has been visited by four different special procedures and recenetly underwent the Universal Periodic Review in October 2011.

In light of the above, OHCHR and UHRC are seeking a consultant to elaborate a comprehensive monitoring framework and establish a baseline on how well the State of Uganda has been implementing the recommendations made by different human rights mechanisms.

Organization setting and reporting

The consultant will report to the Human Rights Mechanisms focal point of OHCHR and to the Director of Monitoring and Investigations Unit of the Uganda Human Rights Commission. The consultant will sit at the offices of the OHCHR.

Duration: This consultancy is for 60 working days with possibility of extension and the consultant is expected to assist in the presentation of the findings at a national stakeholder’s workshop for validation.



Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

The consultant will be expected to carry out a desk review of key documents to be agreed upon with OHCHR and the UHRC, develop a methodology to measure the level of implementation by the State of recommendations and observations made by international human rights mechanisms. A first baseline study based on this methodology is to be carried out taking into account recommendations made by the different mechanisms between 2003 and 2011. In carrying out his or her work, the consultant will be expected to consult widely with the Government of Uganda and relevant civil society organizations on the framework proposed as well as in the collection of information on Uganda’s human rights performance.

Deliverables:

- Development of a monitoring framework to classify and assess the level of implementation by the State of Uganda of recommendations emanating from international and regional human rights mechanisms
- Based on methodology, provide a baseline of where the State of Uganda stands in terms of implementation of recommendations
- Submit a brief analysis on critical areas lacking implementation by the State of Uganda
- Assist in the organization and presentation of findings at a national validation workshop

Competencies

Professionalism: Good knowledge of and exposure to a range of human rights issues in Uganda and Eastern Africa region; including political environment and regional mechanisms as they pertain to human rights; Good knowledge of institutional mandates, international standards, policies and guidelines related to human rights; Ability to conduct independent research; Sound analytical skills and good problem solving ability; ability to apply gender analysis and concepts to issues of concern to the UN; ability to determine suitability, validity and accuracy of data provided by others and of research and studies undertaken by others; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

Communication: Excellent writing and speaking skills; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; Uses time efficiently.

Teamwork - Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Required Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

• A minimum of seven years experience working in the human rights or related field, with a minimum of three years work experience in Uganda.
• Significant knowledge of the international human rights system and exposure to human rights indicators required
• Demonstrated experience of having done similar work before an advantage
• Good understanding of government processes and experience working with Ugandan Government institutions an asset
• Persons with technical expertise in monitoring and evaluation tools, databases and statistics, an advantage.

Education:

A post-graduate degree in human rights law or related area required. A first level university degree in law, social sciences, or related area.

Application Procedure

Applicants are required to submit an application and proposals, which include the following:

I. Job Proposal:

Letter of Interest.
Explanation as to why you consider yourself suitable for the assignment
A brief methodology on the approach and implementation of the assignment.

II. Personal CV Highlighting past experience in similar projects. Work references - contact details (e-mail addresses) of referees.

III. Financial proposal indicating consultancy fee, lump sum fee or unit price together with any other expenses related to the assignment (e.g. travel costs, translation interpretation, holding of workshops/focus group discussion etc).

Please note that the system will only allow you to upload one document, therefore all the job and financial proposals are to be attached to the CVs and uploaded together at once.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To Apply
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=26722

Plan International Uganda Jobs- Project Coordinator Vacancy

Job Title: Project Coordinator,
FLNO Participatory School Governance Project—(1 position based at Country Office)

The successful candidate shall provide leadership in the coordination and overall delivery of the MFA/FLNO-funded Participatory School Governance Project. She/he will lead the project team in planning, implementation, partnership management and reporting of the project. She/he will be responsible for the timely delivery of the project; with highest technical quality according to the objectives and approach in the project document and to the satisfaction of project stakeholders. Reporting to the Programme Support Manager with dotted line to Programme Unit Managers, his/her key result areas will be as below:

Key Result Areas:

* Develop annual and quarterly implementation plans and budgets
* Lead and coordinate Project Facilitator(s) and project staff
* Lead the technical design of project interventions and development of technical guidance and tools for field staff
* Manage project resources efficiently and effectively in accordance with Plan Uganda policies and guidelines
* Prepare and share quality project reports as per donor requirements and the project monitoring & evaluation plan
* Ensure all project documentation is filed and organised for accountability purposes
* Ensure project learning’s and achievements are documented and disseminated widely
* Coordinate and monitor partnerships with implementing organisations, ensuring efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds allocated to implementing partners
* Ensure the project is implemented in compliance with donor/grant requirements
* Organise regular performance review meetings to assess progress and keep key project stakeholders updated
* Organise training and coaching for project staff and partners on children & youth participation
* Ensure Plan’s Child Protection Policy and Guidelines are adhered to in project implementation
* Represent Plan Uganda and the project externally with partners, government and other agencies at national level

Essential skills and competencies:

* Bachelor degree in Social work, Law, Human Rights or its equivalent, and training /background in education and governance
* At least 5 years experience in implementing education projects in Uganda
* Excellent project management and team leadership skills
* Demonstrated technical expertise in education programming and good governance
* knowledge of media and human rights
* Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication (verbal and written) skills and in face-to-face presentations
* Knowledge of environment and current effective practice on children and youth participation
* Demonstrable abilities in planning, budget and reporting
* Willingness to undertake extensive travel throughout Uganda (at least 50% time on average per month)

Plan Uganda with funding from MFA/FLNO will implement a three year Participatory School Governance for Children (PSGC) project in Luwero and Tororo districts. The project will strengthen stakeholders’ participation in education governance by supporting active and meaningful involvement of children (particularly girls); parents and communities in school governance system supported by information and communication technologies when feasible, while at the same time supporting duty bearers at different levels to create opportunities for participation of children and community members in school governance. Plan Uganda seeks to recruit a competent and experienced Project Coordinator (1), and Project Facilitators (2) to support the timely delivery of the programme.

Suitably qualified candidates should submit electronic copies of not more than 2MB and their application letter with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of additional relevant certificates, names and contact details of three referees, plus salary history addressed to:

The People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org. Not later than 2nd December, 2011.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 31st January 2012. As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.

Civil Society Organisations for Peace in Northern Uganda Job

CSOPNU National Coordinator


Civil Society Organisations for Peace in Northern Uganda c/o CARE, 17 Mackinnon Road, Nakasero, Kampala UGANDA Box 7280
Tel:+256 312 100/34, Fax:+256 41 344295, www.csopnu.net; Email: csopnu@co.care.org

Position Title:National Coordinator

Location:
Kampala with frequent field visits to LRA affected areas

Work Station:
CARE International in Uganda

Reporting to:
CSOPNU Steering Committee

Civil Society Organizations for Peace in Northern Uganda (CSOPNU), a coalition that currently bring together 86 Civil Society Organizations (INGO, LNGO, CBO and FBO) was established in 2002 by representatives of NGOs operating in Northern Uganda to advocate for human rights, humanitarian protection and peaceful solution to the conflict through dialogue. A 12-member Steering Committee (SC) elected by Member Organizations oversees the management and operation of the coalition, which is hosted at CARE International Headquarters in Kampala. Since its foundation, CSOPNU has been at the forefront of providing ground breaking research, analysis and public debates about the underlying causes and consequences of the LRA conflict. Our major strategy is research-based advocacy and influencing public opinion and lobbying at National, Regional and International Level.

If you have what it takes to manage the secretariat and coordinate the activities of a multidisciplinary coalition of Civil Society Organizations championing human rights and humanitarian protection of victims of armed conflict; amplifying demand for regional peaceful solution to the LRA insurgency and bringing novel perspectives to the consolidation of peace and stability in Northern Uganda, then CSOPNU would like to hear from you. We are seeking a qualified and motivated candidate with significant knowledge and experience in managing a multidisciplinary coalition of Civil Society Organizations, the geopolitics in the Great Lakes Region, public humanitarian advocacy, peace building using non-violent approaches and post conflict peace economy for the position of a National Coordinator.
Requirement:

Profile/Qualifications required
• Understands political economy of armed conflicts, geopolitics in the Great Lakes region and transitional justice issues, and is personally convinced of the need for national reconciliation within Uganda;
• Is experienced in research-based advocacy at national and regional level with demonstrable effectiveness;
• Has strong analytical and conceptual skills;
• Has experience of working for NGOs at mid- or senior level, preferably in a coalition or networking role with management responsibilities;
• Is comfortable working in a collaborative, teamwork approach- prior experience of working in consortia / reporting to a board would be useful
• Has an understanding of key stakeholder organizations and their capacities in relation to northern Uganda (e.g. Government of Uganda, Northern Uganda Civil Society actors, the UN, donors).
• Excellent command of written and spoken English; knowledge of languages of northern Uganda desired
• Holds a clean driving license and is computer literate.
• Has proactive information gathering, analysis and impact monitoring skills
• A relevant post-graduate degree would be an advantage but is not required.
Salary: - USD/month
How to apply:

Interested individuals should apply by November 18th 2011 to:
THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, CARE International in Uganda, P.O Box 7280, Kampala; Plot 17 Mackinnon Road, Nakasero – Kampala or recruitment@co.care.org.
Include your CV, photocopies of your academic qualifications, day time telephone number and contact address of three professional referees, plus a cover letter explaining how you fit the profiles outlined above. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE INTERNATIONAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES & CORRUPTION INTOLERANT EMPLOYER

Office of The Auditor General Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Accountant

REPORTS TO: Manager, Finance & Administration
SALARY SCALE: U3
AGE: 25 Years and above
JOB REF: ADM. 56/136/01
Vol.3 [13/11]

TERMS OF SERVICE: Permanent terms

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should be Ugandans holding EITHER an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Commerce (Accounting Option), Business Administration (Accounting Option), Business Studies (Accounting Option) and/or Full Professional Accounting qualifications like CPA, ACCA or CIMA etc. Possession of both qualifications will be an added and distinctive advantage.
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should have a minimum of three (3) years working experience as an Accountant in Public Sector or reputable private sector organizations. Hands on experience of computerized accounting packages will be an added advantage.
DUTIES:
The incumbent will be responsible to the Manager, Finance and Administration for performing the
following duties:
- Preparing realistic budget estimates for the year ahead.
- Monitoring expenditure against budget throughout the year.
- Preparing regular management reports.
- Treasury and cash flow management, including managing exchange risk in OAG financial operations.
- Maintaining a reliable Fixed Asset Register.
- Preparing and filing timely and accurate tax and other statutory returns.
- Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
- Assisting with the compilation of quarterly expenditure proposals for finance committee meetings.
- Contributing financial inputs to the annual review of the corporate plan.
- Scrutinizing and processing payments of supplier invoices and other claims.
- Administering and preparing bank reconciliation statements of the office bank accounts.
- Maintaining main and subsidiary ledger accounts for budgetary control.
- Supervising and developing subordinate staff.
- Maintaining effective communication with the other departments and directorates to ensure smooth operations.
- Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Auditor General
Treasury Building
Plot 2-12 Apollo Kagwa Road
P.O. Box 7083 ,KAMPALA

Corporate Support Executive Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Corporate Support Executive

REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer

SALARY SCALE: UISE

AGE LIMIT: 35 Years and above
JOB REF: ADM. 56/136/01
Vol.3 [12/11]
TERMS OF SERVICE:
Contractual for five (5) years and renewable subject to satisfactory performance and through mutual consent.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must be Ugandans holding Honours Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Public Administration or Social Sciences plus a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management
or Public Administration from a recognized University/Institution. Professional Accounting Qualification and membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) will be an added and distinct advantage.
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should have high moral character and proven integrity, a thorough working knowledge of resource planning and management; administration; financial management regulations and practices.
Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years working experience in Public Sector or reputable private sector Organizations, three (3) of which should have been at the level of head of department or equivalent. The applicants should exhibit experience in policy development, team building and well developed interpersonal skills.
DUTIES:
The incumbent will be responsible to the Chief Operating Officer and will perform the following duties:
- Directing activities relating to financial management; planning and budgeting; information and communications technology; general administration and human resource management.
- Championing the development and implementation of resource plans (human, physical and financial) to meet the current and future needs of the OAG.
- Overseeing proper management and accountability of OAG resources including day to day supervision of activities.
- Coordinating timely preparation of reports and returns and ensuring that budgetary controls are in place and are operational.
- Championing the formulation and implementation of sound operating policies and manuals, procedures and systems that will ensure control, accountability and risk management in the OAG.
- Working in close liaison with all departments to enhance communication, foster partnerships and promote the OAG’s public image.
- Supporting the process of regular performance measurement, evaluation and appraisal of staff.
- Ensuring safekeeping of the OAG documents and in particular ensuring safe custody of all finance and accounting documents.
- Ensuring full compliance with statutory and regulatory procedures and requirements applicable to the OAG.
- Effectively promoting the positive public image and encouraging a productivity culture in the OAG.
- Overseeing the development and timely submission of financial and administrative reports for consideration by top management.
- Ensuring proper management, availability, distribution, efficient and effective utilization of the OAG’s resources.
- Ensuring adherence to Government Procurement and disposal of assets policies and regulations.
- Any other official duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Auditor General
Treasury Building
Plot 2-12 Apollo Kagwa Road
P.O. Box 7083 ,KAMPALA

Senior Knowledge Management Officer Job

Job Title: Senior Knowledge Management Office

REPORTS TO: Assistant Manager, Quality Assurance and Audit Development
SALARY SCALE: U3
AGE LIMIT: 25 Years and above
JOB REF: ADM. 56/136/01 Vol.3
[14/11]
TERMS OF SERVICE: Permanent terms
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must be Ugandans holding degrees in Business Information Technology/Management from a recognized University/Institution. Post graduate diploma in research management; project management or general management will be an added advantage.
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should have a minimum of three (3) years working experience in Public Sector or reputable private sector organization. The applicants should exhibit experience in knowledge based tools such as websites and knowledge sharing platforms; Information Technology environment; project or consultancy management and must have well developed interpersonal skills. Experience in educational research and/or consultancy will be an added advantage.
DUTIES:
The incumbent will be responsible to the Assistant Manager, Quality Assurance and will perform the
following duties:
- Providing knowledge management and analysis function in the OAG.
- Developing and maintaining a library and research facility to carry out targeted research for specific audit issues.
- Undertaking research into relevant areas of audit activities to ensure that the OAG keeps up to date with current developments.
- Maintaining online library and information services.
- Ensuring that the OAG’s technical records are electronically stored and safe-guarded.
- Articulating knowledge sharing and fostering a knowledge culture in the OAG.
- Working closely with heads of departments to monitor and evaluate systems in the OAG and assessing knowledge management gaps with aim of developing a sustainable organisational plan to bridge the gaps.
- Ensuring that content management standards are understood and practised in the OAG.
- Coordinating pilot testing of new systems and processes for the monitoring and evaluation of knowledge management programs in the OAG.
- Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Auditor General
Treasury Building
Plot 2-12 Apollo Kagwa Road
P.O. Box 7083 ,KAMPALA

Internal Auditor Job Vacancy in Uganda at Office of Auditor General

Job Title: Internal Auditor

REPORTS TO: Senior Internal Auditor
SALARY SCALE: U4
AGE LIMIT: 21 Years and above
JOB REF: ADM. 56/136/01 Vol.3 [15/11]
TERMS OF SERVICE: Permanent terms.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding Honours Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting; Commerce (Accounting option); Business Administration (Accounting option); Business Studies (Accounting option) OR Full professional Accounting qualification like ACCA, CPA or CIMA etc. Possession of both qualifications will be an added and distinctive advantage.
DUTIES:
The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Internal Auditor and will perform the following duties:
- Reviewing and reporting on the system for generating financial information and data, and on the reliability and integrity of financial statements and other related accounting and financial information.
- Conducting systems audit to ascertain whether or not internal controls are appropriate to the entity, and whether or not they are operating effectively and efficiently.
- Conducting value for money reviews on key activities of OAG to ascertain whether or not value has been obtained (efficiency, effectiveness and economy).
- Conducting risk management audits to ascertain whether or not management has set procedures for risk identification and management including frauds.
- Conducting periodic reviews to confirm whether or not set policies and specific applicable instructions are followed, and confirm whether or not management is complying with all applicable legislations and regulations.
- Reviewing management arrangements for ensuring that objectives of OAG are being achieved.
- Conducting reviews on various projects implemented by OAG and report on project management, implementation, and conduct post implementation reviews.
- Conducting reviews on resource acquisition, deployment & utilization, disposal and whether there are appropriate and adequate arrangements for safe custody of assets.
- Conducting special audits and investigations as may be requested by a competent authority.
- Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Applications must be accompanied by:
• Detailed typed curriculum vitae which clearly support the competencies required above.
• Certified Copies of academic qualifications, testimonials and professional training certificates.
• Names of three (3) referees and their contacts.
• A recent passport size photograph.
• All applications should be submitted on Public Service Form 3 (revised 2008) obtained from Public Service Commission offices, Ministry/Department headquarters and District Service Commission offices.
• Applications through Post Office should be by registered mail.
• Applications with all supporting documents can be received in soft copy through our e-mail address: vacancies@oag.go.ug
• To reach not later than Friday 2nd December 2011 before 04.00pm.
• Applications received shall be acknowledged by this office.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Auditor General
Treasury Building
Plot 2-12 Apollo Kagwa Road
P.O. Box 7083 ,KAMPALA

Jobs at Tullow Oil Uganda- Communications Executive

Job Title: Communications Executive

Reports To: Corporate Communications Manager
Job Purpose:
To provide support to external and internal communications activities under the approved communications plan.

Key responsibilities:
To assist in the development of key messaging/brief notes.
To support the Corporate Communications Manager in developing corporate publications such as corporate brochures, newsletters, magazines, annual reports etc.
Responsible for planning and implementation of corporate events and exhibitions. To organize and coordinate all company field visits with external stakeholders to the Tullow Operations in the Albertine Graben.
To develop and coordinate all advertising related initiatives in liaison with the Corporate Communications Manager and supporting agencies.
To coordinate the sponsorships and donations process for the business in liaison with the Corporate Communications Manager.
To support in the development of internal communication campaigns supporting business operations. »
To support development of corporate presentations and business updates.
To support the development of corporate video filming and production. , ~ •
To manage the media monitoring and reporting on a daily basis.
To work in collaboration with the Corporate Affairs team to support the business. To support effective Corporate Brand Management in development of corporate branded materials.
Requirement:

A university degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Business Management or Marketing from a reputable University.

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years’ work experience in a similar role.
Minimum of 1 year experience in media event management, sponsorship management and working with advertising agencies.
Knowledge and Skills: Essential:
Planning and organizing skills.
Computer skills.

Preferred working experience in a major infrastructure development.

Understanding and knowledge of the oil and gas industry.

Project management skills. Behavioural Competencies:

Effective communication.

Personal integrity.

Results orientation.

Creative thinking
Pro-active work ethics.
Team work orientation.
Concern for standards.
Flexibility towards others.


Experience: 3
How to apply:

Application forms can be down loaded from the aikan: website www.aikanhr.com or picked up from the aikan offices. The completed application form must be submitted together with typed copies of the applicant’s CV and cover letter. Hand-deliver the application to the aikan offices or email them as attachments to info@aikanhr. com. Closing date for submission is 4:30pm on the 5th December 2011. Only short listed candidates shall be contacted. 2 Bandali Close, Bugolobi Kagga House Annex, 1st Floo

Belgian Development Agency Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Project Officer

Responsibilities

The Project Officer will cooperate closely with the Project Coordinator and the Technical Adviser

Will assist with all issues related to the management of the project.

The Project Officer will report to Director Health Services (Planning & Development) I Project Coordinator.



Tasks:

Support the Project Coordinator and Technical Adviser in planning and implementation of the project interventions at various levels (MOH HQ, implementation regions Rwenzori and West-Nile);
Support the planning and budgeting process;
Support the procurement process (in collaboration with the Project Accountant) – advise and assist preparing tender dossiers, monitor the implementation of contracts and liaise with BTC representation administrative staff.

Be an active secretary to the project Secretariat and provide administrative assistance to the Steering Committee and Central and Regional project Implementation Committees (preparation of meetings, minutes and follow-up actions)
Provide administrative assistance to the office of the Director

Health Services (Planning & Development)

Perform any other duties assigned by the project Coordinator or Technical Advisor from time to time

Location: S/he will reside in Kampala and will work in the MoH.

Duration of the contract: 4 years (maximum end-of-project period)

Probable starting date: as soon as possible
Requirement:

Degree in public administration (P.A.), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration (SWASA) or Bachelor of Arts

Post-Graduate Diploma in project management is an added advantage



Experience

At least 5 years proven experience in administrative management.

Specific experience in project management is an added advantage

Other

Good knowledge of computer tools
Able to initiate new ideas, discuss and question them
Knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan health sector is an added advantage
Good communication and interpersonal skills (negotiation, moderation, representation, presentation of results)
Excellent in oral and writing skills in English

Salary: - USD/month
Experience: 5
How to apply:

Applications should be delivered not later than 10.00 am on 22/11/2011,
Application letters (mention the vacancy) should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and at least two competent references on of whom should be from your current or previous employer, and should be addressed to:

The Head Procurements Disposal Unit Attention:

Project Coordinator,

Ministry of Health,

Headquarters Building Plot 6, Lourdel Road,

Nakasero P. O. Box 7272, Kampala-Uganda.

Jobs in Uganda November 2011

Job Title: Accounts Assistant (1) Department/location: Finance Reports to: Accountant
Main Purpose of the Job:
To receive cash and cheques payable to the Project, ensure safe custody of such receipts, and to pay out authorized payments.

Key Outputs:
• Cash and cheques well managed
• Receipt Books and Cheque Books maintained.
• Petty cash and the attendant records maintained
• Cash, cheques and stamps securely kept

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Receive cash and make payments
• Examine every cheque received to ascertain that it is genuine and properly drawn.
• Issue receipts for cash or cheque receipts and sign it.
• Maintain a daily record of all receipts and payments
• Safely lock up cash and cheques in the safe pending banking or paying out
• Bank all the day’s receipts intact.
• Settle all approved payments promptly.
• Manage petty cash in strict adherence to financial regulations pertaining to petty cash management.
• Prepare payment vouchers for each payment and get it signed by the authorized signatories.
• Ensure proper filing of the vouchers and safe custody of the cheques and the counter foils.
Requirement:

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Accounts Assistant
Minimum Qualifications: Diploma in Accounting, preferably UDBS
Or ATC, Part 1 of ACCA or CPA
Minimum Experience and Exposure:
2 years in a fairly busy Cash office

Special Knowledge:
Management of cash and cheques receipts and payments
Knowledge of cash-handling regulations

Key Skills:
• Filing skills
• Computer skills
• Good communication skills
• Patience
• Tolerance

Other Qualities/Attributes:
• Highest level of honesty
• Accuracy
• Integrity
• Time Management

How to apply:

Candidates who meet all the above requirements apply, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope.

Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 18″ November 2011.

Please forward your applications to:

The Human Resource & Administration Director P.O. BOX 10443. KAMPALA

“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital.

Driver- Driving Jobs Vacancy in Uganda at TASO

Job Title: Driver (1)
Main Purpose of the Job:
To drive Project vehicles as required and monitor their condition
Key Outputs:
• Vehicles carefully and safely driven
• Condition of vehicles reported
• Records of vehicle movement and maintenance well kept
• Mails delivered on time.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Drive Project motor vehicles as instructed
• Ensure maximum security of vehicle and its accessories when under his/her charge
• Ensure safety of passengers and cargo under his charge
• Monitor condition of vehicle and promptly report the condition to superiors
• Maintain a record of movements for the vehicle(s) assigned to him
• Maintain their cleanliness.
• Ensure that the insurance and other periodic obligations are up to date
• Report any accident incidents the vehicle gets involved in to the supervisor and to the Police as required.
• Deliver all project correspondences.
Requirement:

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Driver

Minimum Academic Qualifications
• Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education
• Possession of a Driving Permit for the classes of vehicles assigned

Additional Training: Training in defensive driving Basic knowledge of Motor Vehicle Mechanics

Minimum Experience and Exposure: 3 years as a driver.

Special Knowledge:
• Basic technical knowledge of motor vehicle operations
• Road signs
• Traffic laws and rules

Key Skills:
• Vehicle control and manoeuvre
• Defensive driving
• Interpersonal relations

Other Qualities/Attributes:
• Courtesy
• hygienic
• Patience

How to apply:

Candidates who meet all the above requirements apply, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope.

Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 18″ November 2011.

Please forward your applications to:

The Human Resource & Administration Director P.O. BOX 10443. KAMPALA

“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital.

Front Desk Officer Jobs Vacancy in Uganda at TASO

Job Title: Front Desk Officer
Main Purpose of the Job:
To manage the telephone switch board, and ensure that visitors are well received and given the attention they require.
Key Outputs:
• Visitors attended to
• Telephone switch board managed
• Documents and mails handled

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Maintain a good front office appearance
• Receive visitors and assist them
• Receive and make telephone calls
• Receive documents/mail and send them to the appropriate officers for action
• Maintain an updated directory of staff and stakeholders’ contacts
• Maintain the Records
Requirement:

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Front Desk Officer Minimum Academic Qualifications Diploma in Mass Communication or its equivalent Additional Training: • Training in customer care and public relations will be desirable • Training in front desk management will be an added advantage • Training in HIV/AIDS Counselling will be an added advantage Minimum Experience and Exposure: Experience working in an HIV/AIDS environment is desirable; while experience in front desk management will be added advantage. Special Knowledge; • Management of telephone switchboard • Management of organisational correspondences Key Skills: • Communication skills • Customer Care and Public Relations • Office management skills • Computer skills • Interpersonal skills Other Qualities/Attributes: • Courteousness • Pleasant character • Patience and self confidence • Ability to discern.

How to apply:

Candidates who meet all the above requirements apply, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope.

Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 18″ November 2011.

Please forward your applications to:

The Human Resource & Administration Director P.O. BOX 10443. KAMPALA

“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital.

Office Attendant Jobs Vacancy in Uganda- New Opportunity

Job Title: Office Attendant
Main Purpose at the Job:
To maintain a clean, safe and attractive working environment and provide other administrative support services
Key Outputs:
• Office services provided
• Welfare services provided
• Offices and other related facilities cleaned

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Distribute documents to offices as required
• Move other materials to designated locations as instructed
• Photocopy documents
• Serve refreshments and meals
• Clean utensils
• Clean offices and related facilities
Requirement:

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Office Attendant
Minimum Academic Qualifications: Uganda Certificate of Education
Minimum Experience and Exposure:
Previous experience doing similar work in a reputable organization will be an added advantage

Key Skills:
• Interpersonal skills
• Communication skills
• Customer care

Other Attributes:
• Alertness
• Honesty
• Confidentiality
• Well organized and neat individual

How to apply:

Candidates who meet all the above requirements apply, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope.

Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 18″ November 2011.

Please forward your applications to:

The Human Resource & Administration Director P.O. BOX 10443. KAMPALA

“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital.

Storekeeper Jobs in Uganda at TASO

Job Title: Storekeeper (1)

Reports to: Centre Accountant
Main Purpose of the Job
To receive, issue and take custody of all store items as required. Key Outputs, Store items received and issued. Up to date stock cards and perpetual inventory maintained, Items kept in store in accordance with set standards, Report on stores situation and transactions produced

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Check all items brought into the store and receive them
• Issue items out of store against properly authorised requisitions
• Regularly update all stock cards and perpetual inventory
• Keep items in the store in accordance with prescribed health,
• safety and other standards
• Produce store reports on a monthly basis
• Provide input in maintaining required stock levels
• Ensure cleanliness and neatness of stores
• Maintain adequate security in the stores
Requirement:

Minimum Academic Qualifications: Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or Stores Management

Minimum Experience and Exposure: 2 years in a busy store or yard.

Special Knowledge: Purchasing and Supply knowledge, Stores Management, Knowledge of storage requirements for the specific items stored.

Key Skills: Interpersonal skills, Communication skills, Records management skills, Hands-on-computer skills
Other Qualities/Attributes: Integrity and a high level of honesty

How to apply:

Candidates who meet all the above requirements apply, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 18″ November 2011. Please forward your applications to: The Human Resource & Administration Director P.O. BOX 10443. KAMPALA “OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital

Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Civil Works Supervisor
Age: 30-40 years

The position holder will be responsible for managing and supervision of the Civil Works Department

Qualification and experience:
• Master Degree from a recognized in any of the building Sciences i.e. Civil Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management and Building Economics.
• He/ she should have at least 5-10 years of experience in a similar position
Added Advantage:
Degree in project Management

How to Apply:
Handwritten applications with copies of academic credentials and detailed cv indicating contact addresses of reference should be forwarded to the address below.
Executive Director,
Industrial Research Institute,
Plot 42 A, Mukabya Road
Nakawa Industrial Area P.o.Box 7086, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:28th November 2011

Jobs Vacancies at Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI)

Job Title: ICT Manager
Age: 30-40 years

The ICT Manager will be responsible of all aspects of UIRI’s information Technology strategy. He/she will have proven experience of managing ICT department.

Qualification and Experience:
• Master Degree from a recognized university in Computer Science or related field
• Professional Certification in CCNA, MCSE, CISA or any other related qualification
• A minimum of five years post qualification experience in systems development, implementation and data base administration

How to Apply:
Handwritten applications with copies of academic credentials and detailed cv indicating contact addresses of reference should be forwarded to the address below.

Executive Director,
Industrial Research Institute,
Plot 42 A, Mukabya Road
Nakawa Industrial Area P.o.Box 7086, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:28th November 2011

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