RTI International Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party, Kampala
Closing Date: Friday, 30 December 2011

About RTI

RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry services.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party for an upcoming Governance Project in Uganda. The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will serve as the alter ego of the Chief of Party (COP) and will manage all administrative and reporting activities for the project. He/she will ensure that required reports and documentation are produced according to USAID's guidelines. Candidate should possess strong management, administrative and writing skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

Serves as RTI's alternate liaison to USAID, government counterparts, local organizations, and program partners when COP is unavailable. Ensures a high level of communication and close working relationships with USAID.
Provides strategic leadership, technical and managerial direction for the successful implementation of the project.
Ensures the timely and quality completion of all program technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with USAID guidelines.
Additional specific tasks and duties to be assigned as necessary to fulfill deliverables

Education and Experience
Minimum of a Bachelors degree, Masters degree preferred, in public administration, policy, finance, planning or governance or an advanced degree in a related field.
Nine years of overall experience with at least five years of relevant field experience in public administration, decentralization reform, service delivery in key sectors (such as education, health, water, agriculture), parliamentary strengthening, civil society strengthening, or community mobilization.
Demonstrated success managing and leading technical and administrative teams for USAID funded projects.
Knowledge and experience in governance and development in sub-Saharan Africa, and in Uganda specifically, is strongly desired.
Prior experience managing geographically dispersed teams is preferred.
Fluency in both written and spoken English required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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How to apply:

Please email cover letter and CV to ugandagovernance@rti.org

Closing Date: 30th December 2011

Jobs at RTI International in Uganda

Job Title: Chief of Party, Kampala
Closing Date: Friday, 30 December 2011

About RTI

RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry services.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Chief of Party for an upcoming Governance Project in Uganda. This person will provide leadership in the design, management, implementation and overall quality assurance of the project. In this role, a successful candidate will be RTI's primary point of contact with the project funder and national government counterpart agencies, collaborating extensively and meaningfully with government counterparts at the national and district levels of government and providing high-level support for effective local capacity building.

Provides strategic leadership and technical and managerial direction for the successful implementation of the project.
Responsible for the overall performance and results of the project, including management and oversight of the program's technical, operational, and administrative staff.
Interfaces regularly with USAID on management and decision-making. Ensures that the project activities are meeting client and stakeholder expectations and that project results are proactively disseminated.
Lead technical team in local governance; community participation and analogous activities.
Lead planning, monitoring/evaluation, and reporting initiatives.
Ensures the timely and quality completion of all program technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with USAID guidelines.

Qualifications:
Minimum of a Bachelors degree, Masters degree preferred, in public administration, policy, finance, planning or governance or an advanced degree in a related field.
Fifteen years of overall experience with at least ten years of relevant field experience in public administration, decentralization reform, service delivery in key sectors (such as education, health, water, agriculture), parliamentary strengthening, civil society strengthening, or community mobilization.
Demonstrated success managing and leading technical and administrative teams for USAID funded projects.
Knowledge and experience in governance and development in sub-Saharan Africa, and in Uganda specifically, is strongly desired.
Prior experience managing geographically dispersed teams is preferred.
Fluency in English required.
Knowledge of local languages preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity


How to apply:

Please email cover letter and CV to ugandagovernance@rti.org


Closing Date: Friday, 30 December 2011

Jobs at Infectious Disease Institute- Head of Department

Job Title: Head of Department- Prevention Care and Treatment Programme
Reports to: IDI Director
Salary: Commensurate with Responsibilities and experience
Position Summary:\the Head of Department – prevention Care and Treatment (HOD-PCT) holds primary responsibility for ensuring quality of clinical services at IDI
Training and mentoring of staff are central activities of this position. This includes appraisal, career planning and capacity building of clinical staff including physicians, nurses, counselors, pharmacists, dispensers and others.
The HOD –PCT also plays an important role in clinical research and sits on IDS’s Scientific Review Committee. S(he) ensures the highest standards of clinical practice and data collection

Educational Requirements and Employment Experience
• The HOD-PCT will be a licensed physician with a specialty in internal medicine ( M.Med- internal Medicine or its equivalent)
• Additional training in Infectious Diseases and or public health will be an added advantage
• S/he should have demonstrated experience in the field of HIV/ AIDS and related infections
• At least five years of which 2 should be specifically in the clinical management of HIV/ AIDS.

How to Apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, e-mail or post an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:
The Human Resources Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O Box 22418, Kampala
hr@idi.co.ug

Deadline: Thursday, 15th Decembe

Appliance World Ltd Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Store Keeper

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To receive goods that arrive at the store, either from a container, from the bond or through local deliveries.
• To release items either to dealers, clients or individual customers whilst strictly following company procedure
• Ensuring that at all times proper documentation procedures are followed strictly
• You will be reliable fully for any shortages
• All the transactions for the day are supposed to be recorded in the Excel file and later on a report for the day is to be given to the warehouse transfers clerk



How to Apply:

Hand deliver your covering letter and CV to the HR, Appliance World Ltd, Plot 1-5 Spring Close, Old Port Bell Rd, Wankoko, Kampala,

Closing Date: 22nd December 2011

Jobs at Appliance World Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource and Administration Manager

Duties and Responsibilities
• Creating job descriptions and role profiles for vacancies
• Looking through existing applications in the file to find CV’s matching the candidate profile
• Drafting job adverts or liaising with a recruitment consultant to identify the candidate
• Doing the initial short listing of candidates
• Arranging interviews and interviewing.
• Keeping records of and dealing with employees’ annual leave, sick leave, unpaid leave, absenteeism, etc
• Issuing and taking disciplinary action as defined by the company


How to Apply:

Hand deliver your covering letter and CV to the HR, Appliance World Ltd, Plot 1-5 Spring Close, Old Port Bell Rd, Wankoko, Kampala,

Closing Date: 22nd December 2011

Jobs at Uganda Telecom- Customer Care Executives in Uganda

Exciting New Careers with Uganda Telecom UTL has taken its niche in the telecom industry in Uganda by storm – enjoying phenomenal growth and an unrivalled and unparalleled profile. Now we are looking for resources with the drive, character and ambition to contribute to the growth of the organization in a new and exciting period of further development of our Commercial department. From the moment you join, you will be required to find new and effective ways to enhance the Sales and Distribution Function, committed to getting things done right first time, and make a difference to the future success of the organization.

CUSTOMER CARE EXECUTIVES (3)

Applicants must have:

A relevant Bachelor’s Degree
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
Adequate product and service knowledge

Duties and Responsibilities:

To ensure that requests received from Account Relationship Managers or customers are handled correctly and promptly.
To receive all customer correspondence and respond appropriately
To promptly enter customer data into the system and process customer requests from the ARMs and follow up these requests until completion
To ensure correct and accurate data entry into the system for existing services and follow the right procedure for other services so as to ensure correct billing
To compile an excel sheet of all services provided and modified and send it together with the hard copies to the records section for filing
To balance and reconcile all landline & GSM top-up done and submit daily reports to the Supervisor
To make verification calls for all new service requests and follow-up calls to customers
To ensure that feedback is given to both the Customer and the Account Relationship Managers
To provide Daily and weekly reports to the line managers and other relevant stake holders
To provide Basic technical support and fault resolution to walk-ins and our managed accounts

The successful candidates will demonstrate:

Excellent telephone etiquette skills
Exceptional PC troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Good communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
Well organized with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
Time management skills
Flexibility and willingness to work long hours

Applications from suitably qualified candidates should be submitted to:

The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Rwenzori Courts
P.O Box 7171
Kampala.
Or
recruitment@utl.co.ug

Closing Date: 30th December 2011 at 17.00hrs. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Jobs at Actionaid International in Uganda

Job Title: Partnership Funding & Sponsorship Director
Closing date for applications:
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 (All day)

To provide overall leadership and supervision in planning and implementation of programs and sponsorship activities in the Local Rights Program in line with the Country Strategic Program and coordinate efforts to generate resources for the country program, strengthen relationships with donors and facilitate linkages between country program, international partnership development team, funding affiliates and ActionAid International secretariat to deliver on strategic objectives.



Key Responsibility Areas:

Lead the development and implementation of country program resource mobilization strategy in line with the country strategy, ActionAid International fundraising strategy, fundraising polices and institutional partnership Development strategy
Initiate, lead and coordinate donor intelligence and identification of new donors in line with fundraising policies and institutional partnership development strategy.
Develop and manage ActionAid International Uganda’s donor relations in line with fundraising policies and institutional partnership development strategy.
Lead and coordinate the process of development of proposals and concepts notes and ensure timely submission of quality proposals to donors.
Maintain oversight of donor funded projects and manage donor contracts in ActionAid Uganda in line with ActionAid strategy.
Lead and account for the delivery of ActionAid International Uganda’s sponsorship commitments and strategy in line with sponsorship policies, communication plan, Accountability, Planning and Learning Systems and ActionAid International fundraising strategy.
Supervise, motivate and appraise staff and build capacity of staff and partners in line with the Human Resource Policy and other organizational policies.
Contribute to strategic decision making through the Central Management Team and support to the board
Identify sponsorship and fundraising related knowledge needs for ActionAid International Uganda and its partners, coordinate the generation, storage and access to this knowledge in line with ActionAid International Uganda’ strategy

Person Specifications

A bachelor’s degree in Development studies or social sciences from a recognized institute. A relevant post graduate qualification is an added advantage. At least six years of relevant experience, of which three years must be at a senior position from a reputable organization.

Experience in resource mobilization and grants management is desirable.

The applicant must have demonstrable skills and abilities in the following areas;

Planning, monitoring and evaluation
Documentation and reporting
Good interpersonal skills
Policy and Gender analysis
People Management and team work
Resources Mobilization and Marketing
Project Planning and Management
Communication and public relations
Good Negotiation skills
Budgeting and Financial Management
Policy Analysis
Networking and collaboration


How to Apply:
Applications should be sent with a CV, cover letter, copies of certified academic documents and contact names and details of at least three (3) referees (one of which must be from the current employer) to:

The HROD Director,

ActionAid International Uganda,

Plot no. 2514/2515 Gaba Road,

P.O. Box 676, Kampala


Deadline: 21 December 2011

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