Assistant Librarian Job at Ministry of Office of the President in Uganda



Job Title: ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN (1 VACANCY)
REF. HRM 62/70/02 VOL. 3
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENTSCALE U6
AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding a Diploma in Information Management or Library
and Information Science or Records Information Management from a recognized
University/Institution.
Applicants should be computer literate.
He/she should be mature and should possess good communication and interpersonal
skills.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Librarian for performing the following duties: -
· Developing a coding system for Cabinet records.
· Performing Resource Centre/Library in house services of data entry, shelving and
indexing materials for easy access.
· Organizing and maintaining the repository.
· Sorting Cabinet records, books and other documents for preservation and archiving.
· Developing and executing a maintenance plan for the Cabinet Library and the
repository.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 11th January 2013



Principal Information Scientist Job at Ministry of Office of the President Uganda



Job Title: PRINCIPAL INFORMATION SCIENTIST
REF. HRM 62/70/02 VOL. 3 (1 VACANCY)
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U2
AGE: 28 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Library and
Information Science or Statistics or Electronic Data Processing or Computer Studies plus
a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above fields from a recognized
University/Institution.
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3)
of which should have been gained at the level of Information Scientist in Government or
equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
He/she should be able to use a wide range of computer applications on the job, including
computer programming using modern software.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Under Secretary for performing the following
duties: -
· Maintaining and updating the Cabinet decision making database.
· Collecting and collating information across Government to support the Cabinet decision
making process.
· Gathering information, documentation and dissemination.
· Conducting research on implications of Government wide communication.
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· Organizing and maintaining the Cabinet Library.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 11th January 2013




Principal Secretary Job at Ministry of Office of the President in Uganda



Job Title: PRINCIPAL ASSISTANT SECRETARY [6 VACANCIES]
REF: 62/70/02 VOL. 3
SALARY: GOVERNMENT SCALE U2
AGE: 28YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding a minimum of Honours Degree in either Arts or
Social Sciences or Development Studies or Management or Law plus a minimum of a Post
Graduate Diploma in Public/Business Administration or Development/Management
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Studies from a recognized Institution/University and a certificate in Administrative Officers
Law course from the Law Development Centre (LDC) or School of Law, Makerere
University or recognized Institution.
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3)
of which should have been gained at the level of Senior Assistant Secretary in
Government or relevant experience from a reputable organization.
He/she should have administrative experience, be a person of integrity and should
possess remarkable communication and interpersonal skills.


DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Under Secretary for performing the following
duties:
· Recording, circulating Cabinet decisions.
· Providing secretarial services to Cabinet and Cabinet Committees and to the Forum of
Permanent Secretaries.
· Scheduling and providing support services for meetings of Cabinet and Cabinet
Committees.
· Archiving Cabinet documents.
· Compiling the departmental performance report.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 11th January 2013



Principal Policy Analyst Job at Ministry of Office of the President in Uganda


Job Title: PRINCIPAL POLICY ANALYST
REF. HRM 62/70/02 VOL. 3 (3 VACANCIES)
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U2
AGE: 28 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding a Bachelor’s Degree in either Economics or Social
Sciences (Economics/Policy Option) or Arts (Economics/Policy Option) or Development
Studies or any other related discipline in the field of Policy Formulation, Analysis and
Management from a recognized University/Institution plus a minimum of a Post Graduate
Diploma in any of the above fields from a recognized University/Institution.
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years working experience, three (3) of which
should have been gained at the level of Senior Policy Analyst in Government or equivalent
level of experience from a reputable organization.
He/she should be computer literate, self driven and able to introduce innovative ways of
service delivery.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Commissioner Policy Development and Capacity
Building for performing the following duties: -
· Providing policy options and policy advice to senior and top management.
· Providing guidance on the harmonization of sector policies with the national policy
framework.
· Providing technical support on policy development and management.
· Supervising the collection of data, compilation and analysis of potential areas of public
policy.
· Monitoring and evaluating the performance of sector policies.
· Providing technical guidelines and standards in the development of sector policies.
· Producing the sector Budget Framework Papers, Ministerial Policy statements and
related reports.
· Producing an inventory of sector policies, programmes and projects.
· Reviewing draft Cabinet Memoranda submitted by line Ministries.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 11th January 2013




Jobs at Ministry of Office of the President in Uganda- Commissioner


Job Title: COMMISSIONER, POLICY DEVELOPMENT & CAPACITY BUILDING
REF. HRM 62/70/02 VOL. 3 (1 VACANCY)
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U1SE
AGE: 35 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
[Economics/Policy Option] or Arts specializing in Political Sociology or Political Science or
Public Administration or Economics or Business Management/Administration plus a
minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above fields or any field of Policy
Formulation Analysis and Management from a recognized University/Institution.
Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years working experience in Policy
Development, three (3) of which should have been gained at the level of Assistant
Commissioner in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable
organization.
He/she should be computer literate and be able to use computer applications on the job.
Should also be self driven and able to introduce innovative ways of service delivery.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Deputy Secretary to Cabinet for performing the
following duties: -
· Reviewing existing and new public policies for consistency, coherence and harmony.
· Providing relevant policy guidance to Cabinet senior and top management in the Public
Service.
· Recommending and ensuring that international best practices in policy development
are institutionalized in Government.
· Providing guidance in the establishment of Policy Analysis Units and professional
development of policy analysts in accordance with the public service training policy.
· Providing technical guidance on Government policy research initiatives.
· Establishing policy forums amongst policy practitioners and recommend guidelines for
the effective functioning of Policy Analysis Units in Government institutions.
· Providing technical guidance in regard to policy advocacy, sensitization and education
of stakeholders.
· Providing regular reporting by line ministries on the status of implementation of Cabinet
decisions.
· Developing and disseminating standards, templates and guidelines for better policy
development in the Public Service.
· Preparing and implementing a Policy Capacity Development Programme for the Public
Service.
· Liaising with Ministries on the development of a Cabinet Forward Agenda Plan and
ensuring that Cabinet submissions from Line Ministries follow the Plan.
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· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 11th January 2013



Base Coordinator Jobs at Handicap International in Uganda



Job Title: Base Coordinator, Gulu
Closing Date: Monday, 07 January 2013
Gulu


Handicap International is looking for Base Coordinator

COUNTRY : Uganda
CITY : Gulu Starting date : February
Length of the assignment : 6 months Closing date for application : 07/01/13 Advertisement reference : BaseCooUG1212

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission. For more details on the association: http://www.handicap-international.fr/en/s/index.html

JOB CONTEXT:

Uganda is one of the poorest countries in Africa. Per capita income is less than US$350. Life expectancy at birth is around 52 years and population growth at 3.6% remains one of the highest in the world. Its weak economy and poor social indicators are the legacy of 15 years of political turmoil and economic decline between 1972 and 1986. While the last decade has been marked by relative peace, Uganda still has a long way to go in order to provide an acceptable standard of living for its people. Handicap International has now a few different project in Uganda:
A Victim Assistance and Mine Risk Education project in Kasese district till end of July 2013.
A project named OPEN (Opportunity for all in Employment) based in Kampala till end of March 2013.
A UN Women project proposed by HI is in the continuation of the Victim Assistance project. This is an opportunity seized for discovering a new focus on women. The North Uganda team has developed a good expertise in Social Work and Livelihood. This is a very dynamic team with a very good team spirit.

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will be under the direct management of the Director of Program, with the main objective being to identify new opportunity for developing the base. To address this objective you will directly manage a team of 3 (1 Victim Assistance Project Manager, 1 Assistant in Administration, 1 Assistant in Logistics) You will as well follow and facilitate program implementation in Northern districts in regards with the our defined strategy in Uganda and in close co-operation with local and international actors. You will be a key interlocutor to maintain and develop HI relationship with all its local partners and official representatives, and the budget holder of all activities implemented in your Region.

To summarise your responsibilities will be to:
Supervise Administration, HR, Finance and Logistics (35% of your time)
Supervise our Programme implementation and development (30% of your time)
Ensure External Communication and public relations (15% of your time)
Ensure Team management (15% of your time)
Guarantee Security Coordination (Role)

CANDIDATE PROFILE: In order to be selected on this role you will have:
Professional experience in the related field of program management / Base Coordination
2 years experience minimum as administrator or Admin log position in an international recognized Humanitarian INGOs,
Experience in NGO necessary REQUIRED LANGUAGE SKILLS: English mandatory (oral and written), French a plus.

JOB ENVIRONMENT: The security situation in Gulu is good but could be volatile. Gulu is the important town of North Uganda. Travel by road from Kampala to Gulu takes approximately 4 hours and a half. Living conditions are good enough, with access to all essential basic foods and goods; 40% of the time electricity and running water.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS: (depending on your experience) This position is unaccompanied

Salary: 2000 to 2300 € gross salary/month + 457 Euros net/month expatriation allowance + 50% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance Or Volunteer: 750 or 850 Euros monthly indemnity + living allowance paid on the field + accommodation + 100% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance



How to apply:
Please send resume and covering letter with the reference BaseCooUG1212 to: HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL - 14, avenue Berthelot - 69361 LYON CEDEX 07 - FRANCE By Email: recrut14@handicap-international.org


Deadline: 7th January 2013



Jobs at MTN in Uganda- Regional Account Manager


Job Title: Regional Account Manager
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the vacant Position of Regional Account Manager.

The position reports to the National Sales Manager..

Prime responsibilities of the position:

    Drive acquisitions of mobile money subscribers and eazzy talk subscribers.
    Manage Area Sales Representatives to achieve set targets.
    Ensure that relationships with agents are realised in terms of increased sales.
    To develop strategies to achieve targets.
    To develop strong relationships with Mobile Money agents and dealers and initiate joint marketing campaigns.
    To manage expansion of MTN mobile money retail footprint to ensure product availability at arm’s length of service.
    Ensure MTN mobile money remains competitive in terms of depth, breadth, customer experience and branding.
    Establish new distribution channels.

The applicant must possess the following;

    A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing or any other related field.
    3 years'experience in sales and distribution in a competitive service industry.
    Minimal experience in team management & supervision.
    Driving experience of more than one year.
    Must be a team player and self-motivated.
    Good communication and report writing skills.
    Team management and supervisory skills.
    Report writingli>

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Monday December 31, 2012.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 31st December 2012






Jobs at Ministry of Trade Industry & Cooperatives- Commissioner Industry & Technology



Job Title: COMMISSIONER INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY (1 VACANCY)

REF : HRM 57/70/01 VOL. 4

SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U1SE

AGE : 35 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either Engineering or Chemical Engineering or Technology or Industrial Economics plus a Masters Degree in any of the above fields from a recognized University/Institution.

Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been gained at the level of Assistant Commissioner in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

Possession of additional training relevant to industrial and policy development will be an added advantage.

He/she should have a required behavior and technical competences. He/she should be a registered Engineer or a member of any professional institution.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualifi ed Ugandans to fi ll the vacant posts currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specifi ed below:

Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than Friday 18th January 2013.

The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Offi ces, 2nd Floor, Farmers, House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offi ces. Hand written applications are also acceptable.

The details of the advertisement including but not limited to the duties of each post and reporting hierarchy as well as the application forms can be accessed from the Public Service Commission Website www.psc.go.ug

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Applicants are free to apply for a maximum of two (2) Posts.

Applicants should attach three (3) sets of certifi ed photocopies of their academic certificates and testimonials, plus three (3) recent certified passport size photographs.

Those already in Government Service should route their applications through their Heads of Department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Serving officers may submit an advance copy of the applications directly to the Public Service Commission to enable the Commission start processing them.

Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the Selection Exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.




Deadline: 18th January 2013



Assistant Commissioner Job Vacancy at Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives in Uganda


Job Title: ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER MEDIUM AND SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES (1 VACANCY)

REF : HRM 77/273/01 VOL. XXVIII [Re-Advertised]

SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U1E

AGE : 30 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in either Electrical or Mechanical or Chemical Engineering plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above fi eld from a recognized University/Institution.

He/she must be a registered Engineer with the Uganda Engineers Registration Board (UERB).

Applicants should have a minimum of nine (9) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been gained at the level of Principal Engineer in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

He/she should have the ability to coach, mentor and develop subordinates effectively.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualifi ed Ugandans to fi ll the vacant posts currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specifi ed below:

Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than Friday 18th January 2013.

The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Offi ces, 2nd Floor, Farmers, House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offi ces. Hand written applications are also acceptable.

The details of the advertisement including but not limited to the duties of each post and reporting hierarchy as well as the application forms can be accessed from the Public Service Commission

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Applicants are free to apply for a maximum of two (2) Posts.

Applicants should attach three (3) sets of certifi ed photocopies of their academic certificates and testimonials, plus three (3) recent certified passport size photographs.

Those already in Government Service should route their applications through their Heads of Department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Serving officers may submit an advance copy of the applications directly to the Public Service Commission to enable the Commission start processing them.

Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the Selection Exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 18th January 2013





Operations Manager Job Vacancy at Malaria Consortium in Uganda




Job Title: Operations Manager, Kampala
Closing Date: Sunday, 06 January 2013

Job title Africa Operations Manager
Location Kampala, Uganda
Closing date Sunday 6th January 2013

Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

The post holder will ensure the operational excellence of Malaria Consortium's programmes in Africa by ensuring strong management support services, excluding finance. The post holder will make substantial contributions to the development and periodic review of relevant organisation wide policies, procedures and management tools.

The successful candidate will provide technical support to country offices to develop operational strategies which ensure that programmes are delivered efficiently, on time and on budget. Part of the role will require you to participate in business development by developing and/or reviewing narrative and budget proposals and ensure they adequately describe and provide resources for operational implementation. You will also get involved in the development of standardised operations and management of reports and gather necessary operational information to feed into the organisation's value for money framework and ensure that data gathered is used for decision making.

You will assist country offices in transitioning between operational structures and strategies where necessary and review and implementation of Malaria Consortium's operational management strategies, policies and procedures, ensuring that they meet industry best practice. You will also Support country directors in trouble shooting specific safety and security incidents and ensure that security management plan and related standard operating procedures are regularly updated.

Overall, you will need to represent and promote Malaria Consortium as a quality partner and specialised technical agency at every opportunity and perform other duties as required by the Africa Programme Director.

The successful candidate will have
Educated to degree level
At least eight years progressive management and leadership experience
Strong knowledge of public donor compliance, including USAID, DFID and Global Fund
Solid knowledge and understanding of operations and logistics management Experience in HR and information systems management
Competency with word processing, spread sheets and databases
Experience working with INGOs in Africa
Experience managing security in a complex environment
Strong systems orientation
Flexible approach to managing and prioritising a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
Ability to work in multi-cultural environments
Broad knowledge of operations issues in countries where Malaria Consortium operates
Proactive approach to problem identification and resolution
Fluent in English

How to apply:
Please send a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the Person Specification along with your CV to Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application.

We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within three weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful. Please continue, however, to periodically review our website for other suitable opportunities.

Thank you for your interest in Malaria Consortium.


Deadline:6th January 2013

IT Officers Jobs Vacancy at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda



Job Title: IT Officer- 3 positions   

  BACKGROUND:
The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) Headquartered at Mulago Hospital, is a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults.
Baylor-Uganda has four operational areas; HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services, maternal child health services. Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Baylor-Uganda is in receipt of PEPFAR grant through CDC, and is looking for knowledgeable, enthusiastic and compassionate individuals to become part of its team in Eastern, West Nile and Rwenzori region.
Description:    

Duty Station: (1 for West Nile, 1 for Eastern and 1 for Rwenzori)

Role definition: To monitor and maintain computer systems (network, software and/or hardware) and provide IT user support in the attached region in line with IT standards and Baylor Uganda’s strategic objectives
Requirements:    

Job specifications:

The job holder should have:
• A degree in Computer Science or IT or Business Computing, and professional qualifications in CCNA, Microsoft MCSE 2000, MCP, MCSA, MCDBA, CWNA, and CCIP and other relevant qualifications with 3 years experience in IT
• At least two years of IT experience in a busy setting.
• have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative. She/he must have skills in system installation & management; Network design, management and security; Network Monitoring; Support and service Delivery; and in documentation & information management

How to Apply
If you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application to the address below. Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/ Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. Knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage

NOTE
Details of the job i.e. Key result areas can be accessed on Baylor – Uganda Notice Board at Block 5, Mulago Hospital or send requests for details online.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews and please indicate the duty station you are applying for.


How to Apply:   
Baylor Uganda


THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER,
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE CHILDREN’S
FOUNDATION-UGANDA
BLOCK 5, MULAGO HOSIPITAL,
P. O. BOX 72052, CLOCK TOWER, KAMPALA
Tel: +256-417-119200/100

Deadline: 16th January 2013


Jobs at Tetra Tech in Uganda- Business Growth Specialists

   
Job Title: Business Growth Specialists

Tetra Tech is recruiting Business Growth Specialists to operate out of major centers outside Kampala. Business Growth Specialists (BGS) will be part of the Tetra Tech team implementing a 5-year, USAID-funded initiative to achieve sustainable growth and opportunities for farmers, other businesses, and industry associations in the agriculture inputs sector in Uganda.

BGS will directly assist a broad range of organizations to improve their business performance including agro-input stockists, agro-input distributors, equipment suppliers and service providers, district radio stations, local industry associations, etc.. BGS will also collaborate with district officials responsible for production, commerce and farmer technical support.

Desired Experience:

BGS candidates with experience in one or more the following areas is desirable

• Banking, Credit, Portfolio Management, Financial Advisory, Business Development

• Management, Marketing and Sales in agribusiness companies, telecommunications/ICT firms, radio stations/media companies, financial institutions and other related businesses

Essential Capabilities:

BGS candidates should demonstrate the following capabilities (clearly highlight corresponding areas in their CVs): Strategic thinking; Creative problem solving; Effective listening, learning, and communicating; Teamwork; and ICT savvy

Qualifications:

• First degree: Business Degrees preferred

• 4+ years works experience

• Able to reside outside Kampala

The deadline for applications is January 11th, 2013, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.




To apply, submit a CV with 3 references, send applications to: aginputsrecruitment@gmail.com, and reference BGS in the subject line.

BUSINESS GROWTH SPECIALISTS

Tetra Tech is recruiting Business Professionals to be part of the Tetra Tech team implementing a 5-year, USAIDfunded initiative to achieve sustainable growth and opportunities for farmers, businesses, and industry associations in the agriculture inputs sector in Uganda.

Based in Kampala, Business Professionals will assist interested agro-input suppliers & wholesalers, seed companies, equipment companies and industry associations improve performance in, for example, business planning, customer/ membership relationships, distribution strategies, innovative uses of ICT and other communications strategies, ETC..

Desired Experience:

Candidates with experience in one or more the following areas is desirable

• Banking, Credit, Portfolio Management, Financial Advisory, Business Development

• Management, Marketing and Sales in agribusiness companies, telecommunications/ICT firms, radio stations/media companies, financial institutions and other related businesses

Essential Capabilities:

Candidates should demonstrate the following capabilities (clearly highlight corresponding areas in their CVs): Strategic thinking; Creative problem solving; Effective listening, learning, and communicating; Teamwork; and ICT savvy

Qualifications:

• First degree: Business Degrees preferred.

• 10+ years works experience.


How to Apply:
The deadline for applications is January 11th, 2013, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

To apply, submit a CV with 3 references, send applications to: aginputsrecruitment@gmail.com, and reference Business Professional in the subject line.



Deadline: 11th January 2013



Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Senior Officer



Job Title: Senior Officer, Non Formal Vocational Education – Livelihoods for Youth Initiative for Employment and Sustainable Livelihood and Development (YIELD) (01 position)

Duty Station; Gulu – Northern Region

Job Purpose:

Reporting to Project Specialist- YIELD will take the lead in the implementation of the Non formal vocational education component of the YIELD project in the Northern region and will be responsible for achievement of program goals and objectives and for reporting on program implementation and outcomes.

In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for working with the whole project team. This will include overseeing effective implementation of planned objectives for the YEILD project, the provision of technical guidance to on-going activities and participate in fundraising efforts and proposal reviews.

The Officer may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Degree in education or a relevant discipline. Graduate or postgraduate training in project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage

• A minimum of 3 years relevant working experience with at least 1 year at middle management level in an NGO. Experience working with vulnerable youth and communities in implementing Non formal and vocational education programs

• Strong documentation, advocacy, facilitation and presentation skills

• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-to reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity


How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.



Deadline: 31st December 2012




Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Senior Officer Human Resources


Job Title: Senior Officer Human Resources (1 position)

Duty Stations; Kampala

The Senior Officer Human Resources will work under the direct control and supervision of the Director of Human Resources and Administration. In close consultation with the Director of HR, the job holder contributes to implementation of the Human Resources Management Policies, take specific responsibility for initiation of the Development plans from the performance management system and follow up of the same to ensure availability of adequate skills mix and competencies required to deliver the Save the Children strategy.

In addition, the job holder takes responsibility for administration and management of the HR Information system, practices and policy through documentation, data entry and management in line with the Save the Children strategy and objectives.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in humanities, or any relevant field. A Post graduate training in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.

• A minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience in HR, preferably with an International NGO. Demonstrated understanding and proficiency in the field of Human Resources Management and ability to work under minimum supervision

• Good understanding of national legal requirements relating to HR, including labour laws and administrative law and laws applicable to INGOs regulations.

• Good analytical skills.

• Facilitation/training and presentation skills

• Good counselling, interview and negotiation skills

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity

• Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.



How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.



Deadline: 31st December 2012

Malaria Diagnostics Coordinator Job Vacancy in Uganda



Job Title: Malaria Diagnostics Coordinator

About this job

Our client is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individual for the Vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provide technical assistance to MOH and private sector stakeholders on the introduction of RDTs, including forecasting, procurement and stock management in the public and private sectors.
    Analyze and map the private sector value chain to identify key decision makers and areas of inefficiency.
    Conduct market analyses and develop business cases to demonstrate to suppliers the market potential.
    Enhancement of private suppliers’ promotion efforts, including detailing and CMEs.
    Exploration of distribution opportunities beyond traditional pharmaceutical channels.
    Work with the Global Malaria Diagnostics Team to ensure CHAI’s resources and expertise are fully leveraged to meet needs in-country.
    Other responsibilities, as needed.

Qualifications:

    At least two years of work experience in a demanding, results-oriented environment.
    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships in a challenging environment.
    Highly motivated individual who exhibits a passion for results and a commitment to excellence.
    Strong communications skills, both written and oral.
    Excellent problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills, including fluency in Excel and PowerPoint.
    Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently.
    Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information.
    Ability to work within limited budgets and human resources.
    Strong work ethic and flexibility.
    CHAI places great value on the following qualities: flexibility, resourcefulness, responsibility, persistence, independence, energy and work ethic.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to diagnosticsjobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 4th January 2013




Engineer Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda



Job Title: Engineer (01 position)

Duty Station; Kampala, with frequent travel to the regions

Job Purpose:

Support the Country Office programmes by providing technical guidelines, advice and coordination related to all infrastructural projects undertaken by Save the Children, ensuring that construction projects are carried out in line with Save the Children policies, procedures and guidelines as well as the standard guidelines and specifications provided by the Ministry of Education and Sport in Uganda for construction of school facilities.

The Engineer may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or Architecture with a Post graduate training in construction management or equivalent filed.

• Minimum 3 years working experience in similar position preferably with an international NGO. Good understanding and experience with supervision, monitoring and verification of construction site management, including security and networking

• Thorough understanding of child rights issues, national poverty alleviation strategies as well as current national and international trends in to global poverty and development.

• Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience.

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-toreach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

• A high degree of flexibility and willingness to identify solutions.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity


How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012





Project Specialist Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda


Job Title: Project Specialist YIELD (01 position)

Duty Station; Gulu

Job Purpose:

The Project Specialist – Youth Initiative for Employment and Sustainable Livelihood and Development (YIELD) will take the lead in developing and managing Save the Children’s Education for Youth Empowerment (EYE) technical portfolio of vocation education programs in the northern region (Amuru, Nwoya & Gulu) and will be responsible for achievement of the YIELD program goals and objectives and for reporting on program implementation and quality outcomes.

The Project Specialist YIELD, with specific expertise in vulnerable youth vocational education and empowerment, will be responsible for overall management of the YIELD project, coordination of all the project activities in accordance with Education for Youth Employment (EYE) vocational education requirements in Uganda.

He/ she will also provide line management and supervision of all the YIELD staff. In addition, the Project Specialist YIELD will be responsible for working with the Education and Integrated Leadership Team in developing the overall YIELD strategy/model, increasing staff capacity to deliver high quality program, and advocacy at a national and regional level to be the voice for vulnerable youths in Uganda.

This will include overseeing effective implementation of planned objectives for quality of the YIELD project, the provision of technical guidance to on-going activities, assistance to and leadership on budget monitoring and tracking, representation and networking on the vocational education sub theme to external stakeholders.

The Specialist may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of Bachelors degree with a focus on Education, gender studies and Development in a field such as Social Sciences, Agriculture, Development Studies, Non Formal education or another relevant field.

Graduate or postgraduate training in project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage

• A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience with at least 3 years at management level in an international NGO.

• Experience in vocational education, livelihood with agriculture orientation and development programming

• Working knowledge and understanding of national government policy frameworks on Non Formal education, vocational education and how to contribute to youth development with political analysis skills, sensitivity and diplomacy.

• Solid understanding of the roles and dynamics of civil society and government actors, respectively, and the relevance of engaging with both parties in order to ensure effective promotion and protection of children’s rights.

• Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-toreach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity

How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012




Logistics Manager Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda



Job Title: Logistics Manager (01 position) Re advertised

Duty Station; Kampala

Job Purpose:

The Logistics Manager is responsible and accountable for effective delivery of all logistics services for Save the Children, develop long term logistics strategies to support programmes and provide strategic leadership to the Officers and Staff of the Logistics, Procurement, fleet, Warehouse / Asset Management and construction.

He/she is responsible for ensuring effective coordination of service delivery and implementation of the sections activities.

The persons is also responsible for increasing the professional capacity of the section by providing constant on the job training and providing technical assistance and appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Professional Qualifications in Fleet/ Logistics and Security Management is of added advantage.

• At least 5 years working experience in a similar position in a reputable organization.

• Good practical experience in logistics emergency response preparation and management

• Basic knowledge of project management

• A management style which emphasizes support, strategic thinking general guidance and delegation of authority.

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Interpersonal skills, customer care skills, contributing to synergies and effective liaison between senior management, the unit staff and program staff.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity



How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012



Education Manager Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda

Job Title: Manager Education (01 position) Duty Station; Gulu

Job Purpose:

Reporting directly to the Area Manager, the jobholder is responsible and accountable for the overall Management and Implementation of Education Programme Initiation and Project Development, Partnership Initiation, Development and Management, Programme Budgeting, Budgetary and Financial Management, Programme and Financial Reporting, Human Resources Management and Development, and Administrative Trouble shooting and Support within the region.

Technical Programme Management and Implementation responsibilities includes developing project plans and budgets and implementation plans, managing the accomplishment of target results and indicators, oversee programme budgets and accounts to ensure adherence approved budget and work plans, undertaking routine budget monitoring and budget revisions, leading in the definition of M&E plans and indicators, monitoring and supervising sub recipient partners, preparing in a timely and high quality programme and financial reports, and taking initiatives and actions to ensure that programme implementation are in compliance with all Save the Children and funding conditions, rules and regulations.

In addition the Manager will ensure effective representation liaison between Save the Children and other INGOs, CSOs, Local Authorities and visiting donors and stakeholders at the local and regional level to promote extensive participation and representation of Save the Children programme and activities.

The Manager is also responsible for providing technical assistance and appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in any relevant field. Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community Development or a Master’s degree in any relevant field is an added advantage.

• At least 5 years progressive experience in programme implementation, management and development with at 3 of those years in a management position in an international development organisation.

Relevant experience supervising community based social development projects and with International NGOs particularly those addressing children’s rights and those applying partnership approach is desirable.

• Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity

• Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.


How to Apply:
Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012




Sub Unit Manager Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda


Job Title: Sub Unit Manager (02 positions)

Duty Station; Amuru and Bundibugyo

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Region Area Manager, the Unit Manager will take the lead in developing and managing the sub office, staff, operations, program activities and will be responsible for achievement of program goals and objectives for reporting on program implementation and outcomes.

In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for working with the Extended Senior Leadership Team in developing the unit strategy/model, increasing staff capacity to deliver high quality program, and advocacy at district level.

This will include overseeing effective implementation of planned objectives, the provision of technical guidance to on-going activities, fundraising efforts and proposal development and representation of the country strategy to external stakeholders.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Degree in Humanities or a relevant discipline. Graduate or postgraduate training in Education, project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage

• A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience with at least 3 years at management level in an international NGO.

• Experience Development programming

• Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to child rights issues, and the direct link between children’s rights and laws and policies of government.

• Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity

• Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012


Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Area Manager



Job Title: Area Manager (01 position)

Duty Station; Eastern Region (Moroto)

Job Purpose:

As a member of the Extended Senior Leadership Team, the Area Manager shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Regional Office operations.

The Area Manager in his/her capacity is responsible for Implementation of all programming in the region, including the management of all sub offices, emergency preparedness and response (including DRR), and logistics for the region. This position reports to the Director of Program Operations.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• Bachelors’ Degree in any relevant field. A Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community Development will be an added advantage with a Masters degree in any relevant field

• At least 8 years progressive experience in programme implementation with at least 5 of those years in a middle management position in an NGO.

• Thorough understanding of national poverty alleviation strategies as well as current national and international trends in to global poverty and development.

• Specifically familiarity with child rights issues in the NGO world or work with a thorough knowledge of the quality programme development and the Child Protection Code of Conduct.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Solid understanding of the roles and dynamics of civil society and government actors, respectively, and the relevance of engaging with both parties in order to ensure effective promotion and protection of children’s rights.

• Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a team member.

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-toreach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity



How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012


Trainer/Training & Development Manager Job Vacancy at Smile Communications (U) Ltd


 

Job Title: Trainer/Training & Development Manager

About this job

Our client Smile Communications (U) Ltd is bringing about an internet revolution to Uganda with the introduction of its 4G LTE super fast, high quality and reliable internet access services. Smile is the only ISP in Uganda and only the 3rd in Africa offering 4G LTE and is looking for a number of highly experienced, talented and committed individuals to join their team. Smile is an equal opportunity employer.

Reports to: Country Manager

Job Summary:

This role will be responsible for on-going improvement of employees skills enabling them to fulfil their potential within the organisation. The role will involve: identifying skills gaps/training needs, preparing training plans, preparing and updating training material and conducting training programs. Developing training content and designing courses, exercises, assignments and other activities to enhance learning.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Assessing and identifying skills gaps/ training needs through surveys, appraisal schemes and consultation with business managers.
    Developing training strategy/plans based on business needs and training needs assessment reports.
    Developing training courses and material for in-house training as appropriate.
    Review and amend training content/material/plans/processes as may be necessary in order to adapt to changes in the business.
    Facilitate execution of OPCO Training Plans as agreed from time to time.
    Periodically evaluate effectiveness of internal and external training content/material/plans and make the necessary recommendations.
    Work with and support other line managers solve specific training problems/skills gaps in their respective teams.
    Monitoring training costs to ensure training budgets are not exceeded and prepare budget reports/updates.
    Demonstrate proficiency in products & services, systems, processes and handling customer queries . Pass on the same knowledge to the staff to enhance productivity/performance.
    Provide any other ad hoc duties assigned to you from time to time by the Head of Sales& Distribution or any other person appointed by the Company for this purpose.

Key Performance Indicators:

    Quality and relevance of training content/material.
    Effectiveness of training /ROI ( application of learning) – improved product/service knowledge, sales effectiveness and customer service.
    Adequacy of training plans versus business needs/requirements. % completion of training plans.
    Training hours/ number of heads trained.
    Training assessment results (pre-test and post-test scores).
    Training Evaluation results (feedback from participants).
    Superior level of customer services in line with the Smile brand promise

Job Requirements:

    Bachelors Degree in a related field.
    At least 5 years experience in same or similar role with a minimum of 3 years facilitation, course delivery and/or public speaking experience.
    Specialised qualification/experience in training e.g. PTC,TOT, CIPD.
    Knowledge and experience in techniques/ philosophies of adult education/learning.

Skills and competencies:

    Training background.
    Excellent communication both written and oral.
    Strong interpersonal and team leadership skills.
    Strong computer skills including proficiency in word, excel and power point.
    Ability to operate related computer software and business related equipment/training aids.
    Ability to handle multiple priorities and complete tasks/projects according to plan.
    Ability to travel to all Smile business locations in and out country.
    Professionalism in attitude and presentation.
    Self motivated with strong  organisational and time management skills.
    Ability to speak Swahili is an added advantage.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to smilejobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 10th January 2013



Assistant Systems Administrator Job at Uganda Management Institute

Job Title: Assistant Systems Administrator
Salary scale: UM4b
Reports to: Systems Administrator
Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Initializing, monitoring and ensuring that IT systems are fully operational
•    Maintaining and performing regular backups of system information and data
•    Maintaining documentation and inventories relating to IT resources and Service
•    Identifying and reporting hardware and software malfunctions
Person Specifications:
•    Applicants should have an honors Degree in computer science or information Technology or related IT field
•    Professional qualification in either Networking, or a systems Administration or database administration will be an advantage


How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicants telephone contacts, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be received to the address below

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,

Uganda Management Institute,

Plot 44-52, Jinja Rd

P.O Box 20131, Kampala



Deadline: 11th January 2013




Public Relations Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Management Institute


Job Title: Public Relations Officer
Salary Scale: UM 4b
Reports to: Director General
Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Developing and implementing a public relations strategy for UMI
•    Ensuring that details of the institute activities appointments, events and awards are publicized and communicated appropriately to staff and wider community
•    Liaising with professional colleagues and key spokespeople in the profession
•    Collating and analyzing media coverage
Person Specifications:
•    Applicants should have an honors degree in Mass Communication or journalism from a recognized university
•    Applicants with a relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
•    Should have at least 3 years relevant experience as a public Relations Officer


How to Apply:

applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicants telephone contacts, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be received to the address below

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,

Uganda Management Institute,

Plot 44-52, Jinja Rd

P.O Box 20131, Kampala




Deadline: 11th January 2013




Jobs at Uganda Management Insititute (UMI)- Human Resource Manager


Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Salary Scale: UM2b
Reports to: Director Finance and Administration

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Initiating and facilitating the development and implementation of the Human Resource Policy
  • Coordinating the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff
  • Managing the payroll
  • Monitor staff performance and attendance 
Person Specifications
  • Applicants should have an honors degree in human Resource Management or Social Sciences obtained from a recognized institution.
  • A masters degree in Human Resource Management 
  • A relevant professional qualification/ membership to a relevant professional body will be an added advantage
H ow to Apply:
applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicants telephone contacts, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be received to the address below

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
Uganda Management Institute,
Plot 44-52, Jinja Rd
P.O Box 20131, Kampala

Deadline: 11th January 2013




Planning & Resource Mobilization Specialist Jobs at Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)



Job Title:   Planning & Resource Mobilization Specialist
Number of Vacancies:     One (1)
Reports To:     Secretary General
Duty Station:     Kampala
Closing Date:
    11th January, 2013 at 4:30pm

Key Role:
To develop and implement a resource mobilization strategy and related plan of action for all the IRCU programs as per the strategic plan.


Key results areas:

    Develop and implement resource mobilization strategies according to IRCU’s vision, mission and philosophy
    Identify and exploit all possible means of resource mobilization, plan and negotiate partnership agreement with donors.
    Build capacity of IRCU staff in resource mobilization and planning
    Prepare and present regular reports to keep the leadership team abreast of the latest developments and progress in the area of resource mobilization.
    Provide technical guidance for IRCU’s programme implementation
    Coordinate secretariat planning and implementation of IRCU’s strategic objectives.
    Monitor and evaluate the Secretariat’s Resource mobilization and planning function
    Network with international and local stakeholders to promote the IRCU’s lobbying and advocacy.

Qualifications and Experience

    University degree in Marketing, Communication, Fundraising, Business Administration or related discipline
    A higher degree in relevant studies (such as Social Sciences, Economics,
    Development Studies, Political Science, International Studies and other related studies).
    Minimum 5 years' experience related to the above duties and responsibilities
    Experience with a proven track record in resource mobilization work,
    Proposal development and program design.
    Experience working with Faith-based organizations is highly advantageous

Person Specifications

    Good knowledge & skill in fund raising mechanisms and resource mobilization activities
    Superior knowledge of best practices in international donor relations and fundraising
    Strong analytical skills
    Strong oral and written communications skills (both technical and diplomatic writing)
    Ability to build and manage strong working relationships and foster open communications among diverse stakeholders
    Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes.
    Ability to be flexible in responding to changing work priorities
    Ability to work in multicultural and religious settings.
    Fluency in English is required; proficiency in other international languages is desirable
    Experience developing and implementing marketing strategies a benefit
    Proven negotiation, strategic planning and execution skills
    Proven ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and to perform under pressure.
    Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize.
    A team player, with proven performance in a multi-cultural and multidisciplinary environment
    Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

How to apply:

Each candidate for the posts above is required to submit his/her application letter (only in hard copy) with certified copies of his/her academic certificates/transcripts and a letter of recommendation from his/her leader of Church/Mosque/ place of worship not later than 11th January, 2013 at 4:30pm to the address below:

The Human Resource & Administration Manager

Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)

Namirembe Hill Plot 884, Centenary Road

P. O. Box 7502

KAMPALA


Deadline: 11th January, 2013



Jobs at Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)- Peace, Justice and Governance Director

JOB TITLE:     Director –Peace, Justice and Governance
Number of Vacancies:     One (1)
Reports to:     Secretary General
Responsible for:     Manager- Peace Institute and Manager - Justice & Governance
Duty Station:     Kampala with frequent travel to program implementing Faith Based Organizations (FBOs).
Closing Date:     11th January, 2013 at 4:30pm

Key Role:

To coordinate, provide technical support, manage the programme team and contribute to developing thematic Issues in IRCU in line with the IRCU strategy and other IRCU policies; and link the organization with other internal and external stakeholders.


Key Result Areas:

    Initiate, support and facilitate the directorate and partner teams in program development of key themes in line with the IRCU strategy, policies and national development policies
    Strategize for the Directorate, set objectives for Managers, provide professional guidance and direction to the teams, manage, supervise and appraise staff in line with organizational policies and standards
    Build the capacity of teams and partners to engage in advocacy for Peace, Justice and Governance and participate in advocacy campaigns/ work in line with the strategic objectives of IRCU
    Maintain the quality of programs in the directorate by monitoring, reviewing and evaluating them against indicators identified in the IRCU strategy, plans and policies of the organization.
    Identify internal and external fora and opportunities for networking, sharing the IRCU program experiences and learning as required by the IRCU philosophy, and build mechanisms for incorporating such experiences and lessons in all the directorate publications.
    Contribute to IRCU-level policy making corporate interests and functions in line with organizational strategies and policies
    Mobilize resources required to implement the IRCU Peace, Justice and Governance program plans and innovative projects designed to realize the strategic objectives of IRCU. Manage such resources and make financial reports following IRCU and donor guidelines.
    Maintain, monitor and control communication between IRCU and stakeholders in line with the organizational communication policy and strategy.

Qualifications and Experience

    A masters’ degree in Peace, Conflict Studies, Human rights & Good governance, Law, International relations, or any social sciences. PHD in any social sciences or related field shall be of added advantage
    Additional trainings in Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, Public Speaking and International policies on Peace, Justice and Governance.
    A minimum of six years’ proven experience at senior or managerial level in a related field.

Person Specifications

    Experience in Planning and programme implementation in NGOs.
    Strong advocacy, lobbying and networking skills.
    Good organizational, attention to detail and coordination skills; ability to work calmly under the stress of conflicting deadlines and assignments.
    Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, exercise good judgment and maintain complete confidentiality.
    Flexible in approach and receptive to new ideas and ways of working
    Knowledge of participatory rural approaches
    Capacity building and training skills.
    Microsoft Office applications experience a definite plus (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher)
    Must be able and willing to travel
    Ability to be a self-starter and work on own initiative, but also work closely with others.
    Ability to impart knowledge and encourage others; prepare and deliver effective reports/presentations in one to one
    Ability to manage emergencies.
    Strong governance and leadership skills.

How to apply:


Each candidate for the posts above is required to submit his/her application letter (only in hard copy) with certified copies of his/her academic certificates/transcripts and a letter of recommendation from his/her leader of Church/Mosque/ place of worship not later than 11th January, 2013 at 4:30pm to the address below:

The Human Resource & Administration Manager

Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)

Namirembe Hill Plot 884, Centenary Road

P. O. Box 7502

KAMPALA


Deadline: 11th January 2013




Jobs at Infectious Diseases Institute in Uganda- Software Developer


Job Title: Software Developer
Principle Accountabilities:
•    Undertake the technical evaluation of new or prospective software development features, enhancements, upgrades and related products
•    Set up and maintain a test/ quality assurance/ production environment
•    Setup and maintain a test/ quality assurance/ production environment

Required Qualifications and Experience
Applicants for this position must possess
•    A bachelors degree in Computer Science or similar academic training
•    At least 3 years experience as a software Developer
•    At least 2 years experience in ASP.NET and C# including ADO.NET
•    Able to assist in distilling and specifying user requirements

Key Deliverables
•    Required software functionality
•    Monthly timesheets


How to Apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, email or post an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least 2 professional referees to;
The Manager, Human Resources
Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O Box 22418, Kampala


Deadline: 4th January 2013

Country Director Job at Uganda Village Project (UVP)



Job Title: Country Director

- Uganda Village Project, Iganga Town
Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012
Iganga Town


The Uganda Village Project (UVP) promotes public health and sustainable development in the rural communities of this marginalized district in southeast Uganda. Our organization maintains a network of partnerships working to innovate and support locally specific solutions that draw together multiple stakeholders for results-based programming. As a global nonprofit organization, we work directly with community members, community based organizations (CBOs) and local government to utilize local knowledge and maximize community ownership. Our core program, "Healthy Villages" is an innovative, grassroots approach to addressing rural healthcare and public health in Uganda. Its goal is to improve the provision of healthcare and of preventative health education to underserved populations across rural Iganga District.

The Country Director is the leader of UVP's staff in Uganda and works closely with the Board to ensure the needs of the Ugandan side of the organization are being met in terms of finances, publicity, human resources, and programmatic issues. The Country Director has the responsibility of trying to look ahead to foresee the organization's needs, and to see what areas need improvement or development. This is an opportunity to work with a young, small and flexible, vibrant organization that has been growing quickly.

Required skills and experience:

Master's degree in Public Health, graduate degree in nonprofit management, or other Master's level degree (must be in a related field)

Adaptability, creativity

Strong leadership skills and experience

Extensive (minimum 1 year) work or volunteer experience in a developing country or resource poor environment

Experience in program management

English fluency including superior communication skills (oral and written)

Strong computer literacy, comfort with Microsoft Office programs, and ability to successfully use social networking websites to promote our activities. Experience with the Google for Business suite is a plus.

Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of partners and stakeholders

Ability to balance and prioritize a variety of tasks concurrently

Basic accounting skills for budget projections and financial record-keeping.

Negotiation and conflict management skills

High level of energy and commitment

Experience with grantwriting and program monitoring and evaluation are pluses.

How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV/resume to the Director, Alison Hayward at: director@ugandavillageproject.org - you will be contacted if you are chosen for an interview.

The deadline is December 31st, 2012, but applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis as applications are received.


Deadline:31st December 2012




Health System Specialist Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda


Job Title: Health System Strengthening Specialist, Kampala
Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012

LOCATION: Kampala

Overall Responsibilities

The SURE Program seeks a long-term technical assistance in Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) to improve medicines management and to strengthen institutional functioning, including health system effectiveness, efficiency and equity in order to increase availability of essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS).

Building upon previous works by DELIVER and SCMS, SURE will design and implement an integrated supply chain system bridging linkages and harmonization at all levels. SURE will help institute uniform processes, standard operating procedures, Indicator based performance monitoring and support the strengthening of communication information technology including management information systems and web based ordering and reporting. The HSS Specialist with his/her unit will play a central role in development and support to new integrated supply systems, providing logistics management support to technical programs, ensuring a well-functioning quantification and procurement planning unit, implement pharmaceutical and financial information systems and support the national roll out of a supervision performance assessment strategy to strengthen medicines management nationwide.

The HSS specialist will be the change agent pushing forward from design to implementation the Policy Options Analysis recommendations and translating them into tangible systems change to realize the desired efficiencies and effectiveness of the supply system chain.

The systems changes includes, but are not limited to, the mainstreaming of TB and laboratory supplies into that of essential medicines and health supplies, supporting the implementation of the Vital, Essential and Necessary classification, support efforts to strengthen equity in resource allocation, streamlining ARV supply to one facility –one supplier, establishing a sustainable set up for regular quantification and procurement planning increasing the role and responsibilities of the private-not-for-profit sector The HSS specialist will cooperate, collaborate and coordinate with the Ministry of Health (MoH), the Ministry of Finance and implementing partners including the private sector (private not-for-profit and private for-profit entities), NMS, JMS and other key stakeholders and will work closely with the Chief of Party, Pharmacy Division, Ministry of Health technical programs and the SURE management team.

The HSS specialist will be responsible for the management of a larger team of SURE and MoH seconded staff and will be responsible for the implementation, planning and monitoring of agreed health system strengthening activities.

International allowances are available for eligible canididates.

Specific Responsibilities:

    To manage the HSS area within SURE and manage the SURE team and secondments responsible for HSS activities.
    Support capacity building in the SURE team and secondments in planning and managing implementation of planned activities.
    Ensure broad coordination and collaboration with the MoH, the Ministry of Finance and implementing partners including the private sector (private not for profit and private for profit entities), NMS, JMS and other key stakeholders.
    To strengthen implementation of the Quantification and Procurement Planning Unit (QPPU) at the Ministry of Health Pharmacy Division and ensure bimonthly stock status reports.
    To support and guide the establishment of a financial and commodity tracking information system to support national commodity quantification and procurement analysis for EMHS, HIV, TB, and malaria control, in collaboration with all program stakeholders and partners
    To support and coordinate implementation of ARV harmonization including ensuring a one quantification, one procurement plan, a coordinated warehousing/ distribution system and capacity building for establishment of a single reporting system for PEPFAR implementing partners.
    To coordinate and support implementation of the single source/distribution supply system for ARV's - one-facility-one supplier in coorporation with NMS, JMS, MAUL to increase on efficiency and reduce financial loss and waste of the scarce resources.
    To support and strengthen the roll out of the ARV web-based ordering and reporting system.
    Support streamlining efforts of the MoH technical program commodity supply-chains including integration of TB and lab commodities streamlining at central and facility level.
    Support the development and implementation of MoH technical program specific assessment and ensure utilization of findings to further strengthen logistic management of EMHS.
    Provide technical assistance in the delivery of the planned SURE support to MoH technical programs.
    Provide technical assistance and support to the Pharmacy Division to roll out the Supervision and Performance Assessment to non-SURE supported districts.
    Provide technical support to the MPM-TWG.
    Work with the SURE information systems experts, MoH/Pharmacy Division, technical programs and implementing partners to strengthen logistic management M&E.
    Assist in developing appropriate M&E systems for monitoring impact of new innovative interventions.
    Support the MoH and Pharmacy Division in the implementation of the VEN strategy at central and facility level and support efforts to strengthen equity in resource allocations.
    Work closely with the COP to manage relationships and maintain routine communications with MoH partners, and all other related stakeholders and be part of the SURE management team.

Qualifications:

    Master's degree in pharmacy, public health , or related degree relevant to the broad areas of health systems strengthening;
    Documented 8 years of senior-level experience in management, planning and health systems strengthening;
    Minimum of 10 years of international working experience from the field of pharmaceutical management, supply chain management, quantification and procurement, and health system change;
    Good understanding of developing and implementing assessment and impact studies;
    Good knowledge and expertise in quantification and procurement planning;
    Good understanding of medicines management related to EMHS including the MOH technical program commodities;
    Demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and in managing a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and in meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
    Strategic thinker with people skills and managerial, coordination, and organizational skills;
    Demonstrated excellent English language skills (both written and oral);
    Working experience in Uganda with knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health system/pharmaceutical sector. Previous experience with USAID supported programs is an added advantage;
    Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines; and
    Strong teamwork and team-building skills, strong management and supervisory experience.

Note: This position attracts international benefits where eligible.

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces.

To apply for this position, please submit a resume to https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/5489/health-system-strengthening-special.... For more information about MSH, please visit our web site at www.msh.org. If you cannot apply online or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org.


How to apply:
To apply for this position, please submit a resume to https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/5489/health-system-strengthening-special.... If you cannot apply online or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org.



Deadline: 31 December 2012


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