Jobs at Local Government of Uganda-Development Officer

Job Title: Senior Community Development Officer
Reports to: Town Clerk

Purpose: To ensure adequate community participation in development programmes and projects through the proper coordination of al labor and community based services in the Urban Council

Person Specification:
• Should have a least an honors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Rural Development or Social Work and Social Administration from a recognized University or institution
• Should have a working experience of at least 3 years in the field of social development or community based services at the level of community Development Officer
• Should have well developed interpersonal and communication skills



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

District Jobs in Uganda- Cartographer

Job Title: Cartographer
Reports to: senior Staff Surveyor

Main Purpose: to plot all survey maps/plans, charts and produce prints

Key activities:
• Preparing deed plans
• Constructing cadastral sheets
• Plotting all surveys
• Preparing prints and surveys

Person Specification:
• Diploma in Cartography
• Technical Drawing Skills
• Working Experience of at least 2 years is required



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Surveyor Jobs Vacancies in Kiboga District Uganda

Job Title: Staff Surveyor
Reports: Senior Lands Management Officer

Main Purpose: to undertake the survey of land in the District or supervise contracted surveys

Person Specifications:
• Honors Bachelors Degree of Science in Surveying
• Communication skills, technical drawing skills, and map reading skills
• Should be knowledgeable with the Land Act.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Govenment Jobs in Uganda-Lands Management Officer

Job Title: Senior Lands Management Officer
Reports to: District Natural Resources Officer

Person Specifications:
• An Honors Bachelors Degree in surveying, Geometrics, Law, Land Economics, Land Management, Physical Planning, Urban Planning or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university or institution
• Working experience of three (3) years at Officer Level or equivalent in a reputable organization
• Should be computer literate and knowledgeable about the current land laws


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Secretary Jobs at Local Government in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Assistant Secretary
Reports to: Chair Person
Main Purpose:
• To provide administrative services to the district Land Board

Person Specifications:
• An Honors Bachelors Degree in any relevant Arts or Social Sciences from a recognized university or Institution plus a post graduate Diploma in Management or membership to a relevant professional body
• Three years of professional working experience at the level of assistant Secretary in Government or equivalent administration experience from a reputable organization
• Should be knowledgeable and able to interpret the Land Act


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Local Government Jobs in Uganda- Resources Officer

Job Title: District Natural Resources Officer
Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer
Main Purpose:
To coordinate, manage and ensure sustainable exploitation and conservation of Natural Resources in the District

Person Specifications:
• An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in any of the natural sciences ( Forestry, Wetlands and Environmental and land management) plus a post-graduate Diploma in Management studies from a recognized institution
• At least 9 years of experience in natural resources management 3 of which should have been gained at principal level
• Should have management, teamwork, communication and ability to coach and develop subordinates


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Jobs in Kiboga District Uganda - Community Development Officer

Job Title: District Community Development Officer
Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer

Main Purpose:
To ensure adequate community participation in development programmes and projects through proper coordination of all community-based services in the district

Major Activities
• Coordinating the effective delivery of community based services in the district
• Ensuring the community centers, vocational training institutions, children remand homes and other community establishments are well managed
• Monitoring and evaluating the effective implementation of National and local news and policies on gender, labor and social development
• Advising on policy and related matters regarding gender, labor and social development

Person Specifications:
• Should have a university degree in social sciences, development studies, rural development or social work and social administration and a post graduate diploma in a related field
• Should have a working experience of not less than 9 years in the field of social development or community based services 3 of which must have been gained at principle level in community based services or social development


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post in the district Service. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 1, Kiboga

The application forms are obtainable from the District Service commission, Public Service commission or district personnel Officers. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus a recent certified passport size photograph to each of the three application forms or letters

Deadline: 10th January 2012

Jobs at Makerere University in Uganda-Director

Job Title: Director

1. Reports to: Vice-Chancellor

2. Purpose of Job: Overall management and co-ordination of ICT services and support systems within the University.

3. Duties & Responsibilities

a) Provide headship to DICTS ensuring high levels of staff motivation and productivity
b) Define, manage, monitor and evaluate university wide ICT policies and enforce adherence by users.
c) Ensure general efficiency and effectiveness of ICT services in the university by facilitating continued development and improvement.
d) Planning and budgeting for ICT services in the university to ensure continuity.
e) Strategic planning to achieve the policy objectives of the University’s ICT policy
f) Promote development of web based systems with emphasis to affordable services.
g) Ensure proper management of university systems (business applications, hardware, databases, storage, and backups).
h) Ensure continuous availability, reliability and performance of university information systems, data center facilities and other technology systems.
i) Provide overall technical guidance to university management in ICT.
j) Ensure reliability of network systems of the university as well as their effective usage
k) Continuously review university ICT business requirements to suite changes in the university.
l) Working with relevant partner(s) to design, build and maintain fully available and resilient IT systems.
m) Minimize potential risk to the attainment of business objectives by pro-actively planning and providing adequate infrastructure capacity and information systems capabilities.
n) Manage the Partner(s) & ensure service delivery to agreed quality and Service Level Agreements
o) Define HR requirements for technical staff as well as managing day-to-day activities so as to ensure smooth execution of their duties.
p) Perform any other ICT related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Vice-Chancellor
4. Person Specification
a) Required Qualifications: A Masters Degree in an ICT related field. A Ph.D. in an ICT related field is an added advantage.

Key skills/competencies
• Excellent leadership abilities.
• Team building and management abilities
• Organisational, coordination, interpersonal and communication skills
• Project Planning and Management skills
• Knowledge of the University’s management systems including information systems
• A good understanding of systems and network security in a large organization.
• Extensive knowledge of computer systems and software
• Evidence of understanding current trends in ICTs in terms of software, platforms and developing-world special needs.

b) Experience: Should have a minimum of ten (10) years working experience five (5) of which should be at managerial level in a reputable institution.
5. Tenure of Appointment: The appointment shall be for a period of five years with effect from the date of assumption of duties and may be renewed for one more term subject to satisfactory performance.
6. Age limit: Applicants should preferably not exceed 55 years of age.

7. Salary scale: Makerere University M3 scale
II. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Post: Director (1)

1. Reports to: The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance & Administration)

2. Purpose of the Job: To provide guidance to the Strategic Planning and Development of the University

3. Duties & Responsibilities:
a) To initiate and coordinate the preparation and production of long and short-term corporate plans
b) To set budget priorities and assess the budget proposals for their coherence with the strategic goals of the University
c) To generate planning data/ information/ reports to support decision making by university management.
c) To ensure that the University has a comprehensive and coherent resource mobilization strategy
d) To ensure that the University’s academic units adhere to enrolment ceilings
e) To initiate and coordinate organisational development activities
f) To ensure effective implementation of the University programmes and projects
g) To ensure that the University has an effective international and marketing strategy
h) To ensure that the University undertakes performance reporting to her stakeholders on time
i) To ensure that the information flowing in from all administrative units is collated, processed, stored and redistributed to management in a form that guides quick decision making
j) To ensure that diagnostic studies are regularly carried out to enable the University have a picture of her internal and external efficiency and the level of access to her services and products
k) To ensure that the implementation of Donor funded projects is effectively coordinated
l) To monitor the implementation of University programs to ensure that programs/projects are implemented according to plan
m) To liaise with key Governmental Authorities and Agencies
n) To supervise and coach subordinates in the department
o) Any other duties assigned by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor

4. Person specification
a) Required Qualifications: A Masters degree in Business Administration or in any of the following fields: Economics, Commerce or Statistics.
Must be computer Literate

b) Experience: Should have a minimum of ten (10) years working experience five (5) of which should be at managerial level in a reputable institution. Experience in Corporate Planning or Project Planning and Management is essential.

5. Tenure of Appointment: The appointment shall be for a period of five years with effect from the date of assumption of duties and may be renewed for one more term subject to satisfactory performance.

6. Age limit: Applicants should preferably not exceed 55 years of age.

7. Salary scale: Makerere University M3 scale

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references concerning their application.

Applications should be delivered to the Appointments Board Office, Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources,
P.O Box 7062,
KAMPALA.

Closing date: Thursday 5th January, 2012

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