Jobs at NARO in Uganda-Security Guard

Job Title: SECURITY GUARD - One (1) post.

Salary Scale: NARO Grade UR8.

Nature of employment: Contract

Duties and Responsibilities.

1. Patrolling assigned areas on foot or in a vehicle to detect and prevent signs of intrusion and examines doors windows and gates to ensure they are securely locked.
2. Raising the alarm or responding to the alarm and investigates disturbances.
3. Checking for irregularities, such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes and calls the police or fire departments in cases of fire emergency or presence of unauthorized persons.
4. Performs periodic inspections of security systems, emergency call boxes, street lights to ensure to ensure operational use, detect evidence of tampering and reporting malfunctions as required.
5. Guarding the entrance or exit, checking identification cards, screening individuals and motor vehicles as well as preventing passage of people or prohibited articles from entering or leaving restricted areas.
6. Providing information and warning violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
7. Apprehending, detaining or evicting intruders, offenders and violators from premises using reasonable force when necessary.
8. May be required to answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information during non-business hours or when switchboard is closed.
9. May be required to circulate among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property.
10. May be required to escort a motor-vehicle and provide security to staff, visitors and prevent incidents of insecurity or theft of valuables.
11. May be required to monitor and adjust controls that regulate building systems or research experiments such as air conditioning, furnace or boiler etc.
12. Writing reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as property damage, leaking pipes, theft, fire or presence of unauthorized persons or unusual occurrence.
13. Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Uganda Certificate of Education, Certificate of Good Conduct in Security Operations or Law Enforcement.

Six (6) months on-the-job training in law enforcement or One (1) year experience in security work

Tenure of office:

Four (4) years contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Age:

Should not be above 45 years.


Application Procedure

Interested persons who meet the requirements above should submit / hand deliver their applications together with detailed CVs giving day time telephone numbers and names and addresses of three referees as well as copies of professional certificates and transcripts to the;
Director of Research:
Mbarara Zonal Agricultural Research & Development Institute,
4 Km Mbarara - Kasese rd,
P.O. Box 389, Mbarara.
Email: mbazardi@googlemail.com

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday December 9, 2011 at 5:00Pm.

NARO Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: TRACTOR DRIVER - One (1) post.

Salary Scale: NARO Grade UR7.

Nature of employment: Contract

Duties and Responsibilities.

1. Undertaking routine and preventive maintenance of tractor by checking and topping-up the level of fuel, oil, water, battery electrodes and tyre pressure before operating the tractor
2. Inspecting the tractor oil, hydraulic lines and other components, some of which are located underneath.
3. Regularly cleaning the tractor and its implements, changing tyres as well as making minor repairs or adjustments and calibrations.
4. Ensuring that the tractor is covered by an appropriate motor vehicle insurance policy and requesting for renewal before the policy expires.
5. Operating tractor and trailer to transport farm products, livestock and materials to specified locations. Dismount and mount the tractor frequently to adjust implements and inspect its fluids and other components.
6. Attaching tractor implements such as graders, plough, discs and backhoes. Operating tractor and implements to plough and furrow agricultural land for precision planting of seed crops
7. Loading and offloading farm products, livestock and other material supplies with due regard to environmental safety
8. Maintaining records of the tractors daily activity showing journey, mileage, fuel, oil and signature of authorizing officer to account for all the journeys made.
9. Observing traffic and safety precautions in order to prevent accidents and to avoid traffic violations. In addition, undertaking first aid in case of injuries.
10. Reporting tractor accident to the traffic police, Estate Maintenance Officer and the Farm Manager, obtaining police abstract report and completing insurance accident report form in conformance to traffic rules and regulations.
11. Requisitioning for fuel, lubricants and spare parts and maintaining a record accounting for the same.
12. Taking the tractor for major service or repairs in accordance with planned preventive maintenance schedule or insurance accident report.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience.

Valid Tractor Driving Permit without any endorsements. Uganda Certificate of Education (“O” Level) with a pass in English Language.

Two (2) years relevant experience operating tractors and attached implements

Tenure of office:

Four (4) years contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Age:

Should not be above 45 years.


Application Procedure

Interested persons who meet the requirements above should submit / hand deliver their applications together with detailed CVs giving day time telephone numbers and names and addresses of three referees as well as copies of professional certificates and transcripts to the;
Director of Research:
Mbarara Zonal Agricultural Research & Development Institute,
4 Km Mbarara - Kasese rd,
P.O. Box 389, Mbarara.
Email: mbazardi@googlemail.com

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday December 9, 2011 at 5:00Pm.

Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organisation(NARO) in Uganda

Job Title: MOTOR-VEHICLE DRIVER- One (1) post.

Salary Scale: NARO Grade UR7.

Nature of employment: Contract

Duties and Responsibilities.

1. Undertaking routine and preventive maintenance of motor vehicle by checking and topping-up the level of petrol, oil, water, battery electrodes and tyre pressure before operating the vehicle.
2. Regularly cleaning and polishing the vehicle, changing tyres as well as making minor repairs or adjustments.
3. Driving motor vehicle (car and van) to transport directors, staff, clients and others to designated locations.
4. Ensuring that a vehicle is covered by an appropriate motor vehicle insurance policy and requesting for renewal before the policy expires.
5. Performing miscellaneous errands such as collecting and delivering mail and other items as well as buying goods, supplies and consumer items.
6. Loading and offloading baggage, goods and other material supplies with due regard to the safety of other people.
7. Maintaining records of the motor vehicle’s daily activity showing journey, mileage, petrol, oil and signature of authorizing officer to account for all the journeys made.
8. Regulating the radio, heating, lighting and ventilation system for passenger comfort.
9. Observing traffic and safety precautions in order to prevent accidents and to avoid traffic violations. In addition, undertaking first aid in case of injuries.
10. Reporting motor vehicle accident to the traffic police and the Maintenance Officer, obtaining police abstract report and completing insurance accident report form in conformance to traffic rules and regulations.
11. Requisitioning for petrol, lubricants and spare parts and maintaining a record accounting for the same.
12. Taking the motor vehicle for major service or repairs in accordance to planned preventive maintenance schedule or insurance accident report.
13. Assisting in performing miscellaneous tasks such as photocopying documents and cleaning when not driving.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Valid Driving Permit without any endorsements. Uganda Certificate of Education (“O” Level) with a pass in English Language. Five (5) years relevant experience driving cars and vans.

Tenure of office:

Four (4) years contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Age:

Should not be above 45 years.



Application Procedure

Interested persons who meet the requirements above should submit / hand deliver their applications together with detailed CVs giving day time telephone numbers and names and addresses of three referees as well as copies of professional certificates and transcripts to the;
Director of Research:
Mbarara Zonal Agricultural Research & Development Institute,
4 Km Mbarara - Kasese rd,
P.O. Box 389, Mbarara.
Email: mbazardi@googlemail.com

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday December 9, 2011 at 5:00Pm.

Chemonics Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: Technical Experts
We are looking for individuals who have passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world and demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity in their work

Qualified Candidates will have successfully led Projects resulting in:
• creating accountable and accessible institutions for land administration and land dispute resolution;
• Strengthened land management administration at the local level
• Strengthened coordination between administrative land management units; local council coarts and magistrate courts, and traditional land dispute resolution mechanisms


Position Qualifications:
• Advanced degree in international development, public administration, law, or other relevant field
• Minimum of 5 years working experience USAID or other donor- funded project experience preferred




How to Apply
Qualified candidates must include a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, a current CV including all language abilities, and at list of 3 referees with contact information .
Applicants must be willing to travel through out Uganda

Submit application by email to: ugandaSAFE@chemonics.com

Deadline: December 9th 2011

Jobs at Chemonics in Uganda

Job Title: Chief of Party
We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world and demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity in their work

Qualified Candidates will have successfully led Projects resulting in:
• Accountable and accessible institutions for land administration and land dispute resolution;
• Strengthened land management administration at the local level
• Strengthened coordination between administrative land management units; local council coarts and magistrate courts, and traditional land dispute resolution mechanisms


Position Qualifications:
• Advanced degree in international development, public administration, law, or other relevant field
• Minimum of 10 years working experience prior USAID chief of party
• Experience in and knowledge of northern Uganda, its people, and its traditional land administration norms preferred

How to Apply
Qualified candidates must include a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, a current CV including all language abilities, and at list of 3 referees with contact information .
Applicants must be willing to travel through out Uganda

Submit application by email to: ugandaSAFE@chemonics.com

Deadline: December 9th 2011

Accountant Jobs at Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation

Job Title: Accountant
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain and update books of accounts and ledgers on adaily basis and ensure that all documents pertaining to secretariat’s accounts are kept properly for the audit purposes among others
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual cash flow schedules in line with the DWD established guidelines
• Ensure the safe custody of umbrella assets by regularly monitoring the assets register and carrying out spot checks on umbrella assets

Minimum Qualifications:
• At least a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from a recognized higher institution of learning with good grades.
• Professional qualifications (Level 11) will be an added advantage
• Experience of not less than 2 years in busy public sector or private sector reputable organization

Mode of Application:
Application letters are invited for each post with photocopies of academic certificates along with a comprehensive cv, a day telephone contact and names of 3 referees clearly marked “Application for the Post of….., Central umbrella of Water and Sanitation” should be submitted to:

C/O Water and Sanitation Development Facility- Central
P.O.Box 80, Wakiso

The Chairman
Executive Committee
Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation

Deadline: 19th December 2011

Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Technician
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assemble, install, test and maintain electro-mechanical equipment ( Diesel generators, solar components) using handtools, measuring devices and power tools
• Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
• Any other official duties assigned by the umbrella manager from time to time

Minimum Qualifications:
A diploma in electrical engineering 9or equivalent) from a recognized higher institution of learning with at least 2 years hands on experience in a related field


How to Apply:
Application letters are invited for each post with photocopies of academic certificates along with a comprehensive cv, a day telephone contact and names of 3 referees clearly marked “Application for the Post of….., Central umbrella of Water and Sanitation” should be submitted to:

C/O Water and Sanitation Development Facility- Central
P.O.Box 80, Wakiso

The Chairman
Executive Committee
Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation

Deadline: 19th December 2011

Jobs at Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation

Job Title: Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
• To manage Programme activities at regional level including organization setting up and development, reporting, programme monitoring and documentation
• Prepare plans of action and coordinate activities of member WSSBs of the regional Umbrella Organization
• Identification and recruitment of new member water supply schemes and beneficiaries

Minimum Qualifications:
• At least a degree in Civil Engineering, mechanical or Water Engineering from a recognized University and a good working experience in organizational development
• A master’s degree in the disciplines above will be an added advantage
• Experience of not less than 3 years in managerial position preferably in water or water related industry with ability to work objectively

How to Apply:
Application letters are invited for each post with photocopies of academic certificates along with a comprehensive cv, a day telephone contact and names of 3 referees clearly marked “Application for the Post of….., Central umbrella of Water and Sanitation” should be submitted to:

C/O Water and Sanitation Development Facility- Central
P.O.Box 80, Wakiso

The Chairman
Executive Committee
Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation

Deadline: 19th December 2011

PACE Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: Reproductive Health Coordinator
Reports to: Regional Health Services Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Coordinate training of health providers enrolled in the profam network and in the public sector when the need arises
• Manage the WHP supply chain including ordering, distribution and tracking of RH commodities and equipment in the region
• Facilitate the establishment and maintenance of linkages and collaboration among selected health facilities and implementing partners in the region

Qualifications:
Registered or enrolled midwife with at least 3 years of experience
MPH or Advanced Degree in related field preferred
Demonstrated ability to work with vcarious partners including MoH, Local governments, CBOs and other NGOs
Previous experience in Reproductive Health Programs

How to Apply:
Applications should be addressed to the HRM, PACE plot 2, Ibis Vale, Kololo.
P.O.Box 27659, Kampala

Deadline: 19th December 2011

Jobs Vacancies at PACE in Uganda

Job Title: Communications Manager
Reports to: Deputy Marketing and Communications Director

Duties and responsibilities:
• Provide technical leadership in the area of HIV BCC/IPC matters to the community Mobilization Coordinators and PLP Coordinators
• Train, mentor and provide technical assistance to community Based Organizations on the implementation of HIVBCC activities
• Prepare documents such as implementation guidelines that highlight strategic direction following a programmic review or decisions made after a review of new research

Qualifications and Competencies:
• Bachelors Degree in Communications, Anthropology, Social Sciences or related field
• Advanced degree preferred
• 3 years experience developing communication materials
• Experience in supervising teams


How to Apply:
Applications should be addressed to the HRM, PACE plot 2, Ibis Vale, Kololo.
P.O.Box 27659, Kampala

Deadline: 19th December 2011

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