Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy at Dairy Development Authority in Uganda


Job Title: Procurement Officer

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under listed positions:

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Reports to: Principal Procurement Officer Objective of the Job
To ensure smooth and lawful process of procurement and disposal of the Authority and provide hands-on to ensure that efficient and effective procurement and disposal is achieved. Key Functions
1. To draft bid documents and invitations to tender for the organization’s procurement and disposal requirements.
2. Draft reports to the contracts committee and the PPDA.
3. Assist in preparation of procurement plans in line with organizations work plans and budget.
4. Assist in Preparation of contract documents for all procurements of the Authority and assist to improve contract management.
5. Prepare and review purchase orders and contract.
6. Offer technical support to the Tender Committee.
7. Monitor the implementation of contracts.
8. Provide regular feed backs to user departments.
9. Arrange regular procurement departmental meetings.
10. Compile, develop and maintain accurate procurement data.
11. Any other duties as may be directed by the supervisor.
Requirement:    

Qualifications and Experience
1. Must have Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management/ Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized institution of higher learning.
2. Up to 1 year of relevant continuous procurement experience in a relatively large organization.
3. Demonstrated understanding of the public procurement laws of Uganda.
4. Should have good interpersonal and communication skills and able to work with a multiplicity of stakeholders.
5. Should be highly innovative and creative thinker.
6. Must have excellent computer, writing, presentation and negotiation skills.



How to apply:    

Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below before 8th June, 2012.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Kampala
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2


Deadline: 8th June 2012



Jobs at Dairy Development Authority (DDA) in Uganda- Human Resource Manager


Job Title: Human Resource Manager

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
About this Job:    

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under listed positions:
Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Reports to: Executive Director. Supervises: Senior Human Resource Officer Objective of the Job
To initiate, formulate and manage Human Resource Management and Development policies and Strategies that will enable the authority to attract develop and retain high quality human resources. Key Functions
1. Initiate, formulate and manage human resource management and development policies and Strategies for the authority.
2. Develop and implement performance management system for the authority and coordinate staff appraisals.
3. Identify and rationalize career and training opportunities/needs for authority’s staff.
4. Ensure contracts and personnel records of staff are done and up to date.
5. Leave administration.
6. Improve job descriptions and specifications of all the employees in the authority.
7. Coordinate the selection and recruitment of staff in accordance with the established rules, procedures and practices.
8. In liaison with the Finance department guide payroll management.
9. Initiate budget proposals for the human resource unit.
10. Prepare progress reports and follow up on the implementation of human resource work plans;
11. Handle employee disciplinary issues and manage conflict.
Requirement:    

Qualifications and Experience
1. A Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management.
2. Post graduate degree in relevant field is a must.
3. At least 5 years of relevant experience in human resource management with 3 years at senior level.
4. Good understanding of Ugandan labor laws.
5. Should have analytical skills, administrative skills, organization skills, communication skills, decision-making skills, negotiation skills, team building skills, networking skills, result oriented skills, supervisory skills, management skills, leadership skills.
6. Should be a good team player.

How to apply:    
Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below before 8th June, 2012.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Kampala
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2


Deadline: 8th June 2012



Dairy Development Authority (DDA) Jobs in Uganda- Principal Inspector


Job Title: Principal Inspector

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)   
About this Job:    

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under listed positions:

Job Title: Principal Inspector !
Reports to: Regulatory Services Manager.
Supervises: Dairy Inspectors
Objectives of the Job
To enforce and develop a spirit of voluntary compliance with established quality standards, and regulations governing the production, transportation, processing, marketing and consumption of milk, in order to foster development of the dairy industry. Key Functions
1. Establish and maintain an effective and efficient system for ensuring compliance to regulations.
2. Conduct regular inspections of milk handling premises aimed at; disseminating guidelines for food safety, hygiene practices in milk handling, dairy processing facilities and premises to ensure compliance with both quality and safety standards and dairy regulations.
3. Enforce dairy regulations to safe guard public health and well being of milk consumers.
4. Establish and maintain systems to address consumers/farmers complaints and concerns regarding adherence to dairy standards ; and regulations.
5. Implement consumer awareness campaign and sensitization programmes focusing on dairy standards and regulatory aspects.
6. 6. Generate and analyze statistical data and information on
compliance with dairy standards and regulations to facilitate the •
evaluation of the regulatory framework. i
7. Pool dairy imports and export data and carry out trend analysis. ;
8. Any other duty as may be assigned by your supervisor. ;
Requirement:    

Qualifications and Experience
1. Must have Bachelors Degree in Dairy Technology, Dairy Science, Food Science Technology, Chemistry, Bio-chemistry, or related qualifications from a recognized institution of higher learning.
2. Post graduate qualification in a management related field.
3. At least 3 years of relevant working experience.
4. Should have good knowledge and skills in milk processing best practices, Quality systems and application of dairy standards, laws and regulations relevant to the dairy industry in particular “the Dairy Industry Act, Public Health Act” etc.
5. Should have good interpersonal and communication skills and capable of working as a team leader
6. Should be highly innovative and creative thinker.
7. Must have excellent computer, writing and presentation skills

How to apply:    

Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below before 8th June, 2012.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Kampala
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2


Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)- Cost Controller


Job Title: Food & Beverages Cost Controller

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)   

Qualifications: Certificate, diploma or degree in Accounting or equivalent with a basic knowledge in costing and auditing. At least 3 years experience in hotel industry in a similar position
Competencies and skills required:
• Ability to Control food and beverage stocks;
• Ability to prepare monthly food and beverage reports within strict deadlines.
• Computer literacy is an added advantage



How to apply:    

Interested persons with the minimum requirements should submit their applications, to: The Executive Director, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre;-,/1.0 Box 369, Entebbe not later than 11th June 2012, 5: 00 pm. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 11th June 2012



Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)- Assistant Chef


Job Title: Assistant Chef/ Cook (1), Staff cooks (2) and Kitchen Helper

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)

Report to: Supervisor
Requirement:    

Qualifications: 0′ level certificate, certificate in basic food production from a recognized institution and 2 years working experience in a hotel industry.
Competencies and skills required:
. Ability to Help and support the Executive-Chef (Ex -Chef) in her/his responsibilities in No 2 above. Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/ Executive Chef.


How to apply:    
Interested persons with the minimum requirements should submit their applications, to: The Executive Director, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre;-,/1.0 Box 369, Entebbe not later than 11th June 2012, 5: 00 pm. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Deadline:11th June 2012

Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre


Job Title: Waiters and Waitresses

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)    FULL TIME

Report to: Executive Chef/ Supervisor and Head Barman
Requirement:    

Qualifications: 0′ Level certificate, certificate in basic food and beverage service from a recognized institution, at least 2 years experience in similar position.
Competencies and skills required:
• Ability to help and support the Supervisor/ Executive- chef and Head barman in carrying out their responsibilities in Nos. 1 and No 5 above.
• Any other duties as assigned.

How to apply:    

How to Apply:
Interested persons with the minimum requirements should submit their applications, to: The Executive Director, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre;-,/1.0 Box 369, Entebbe not later than 11th June 2012, 5: 00 pm. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th June 2012

Jobs at GOAL International in Uganda


Job Title: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Coordinator

Closing date:  15 Jun 2012

GOAL is an International Humanitarian Organisation working in Uganda since the late 70s. Our mandate is to ensure that the poor and vulnerable are able to exercise their fundamental rights and meet their basic needs. GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities.

GOAL Uganda has programmes in the Health (including Water, Sanitation & Hygiene and HIV) and Livelihoods sectors. A new programme for Health Sector Accountability is under development.
GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy. GOAL reserves the right to reject any application from a candidate who is currently employed by a local partner organization.

GOAL OFFERS AN ATTRACTIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE WHICH INCLUDES, AMONG OTHER BENEFITS, MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR EACH EMPLOYEE & DEPENDANTS.

GOAL is currently recruiting for a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Coordinator based in Kampala

General Description of both positions

Over the lifetime of the current strategic plan GOAL Uganda’s country programme has transitioned from separate emergency and development programmes to a cohesive country programme focusing on Health and Livelihoods. The centrally based country M&E team provides support and capacity for all GOAL’s programming in Uganda. The MEL Coordinator is responsible for all the country programme monitoring, evaluation and learning systems.

Specific Description of the Role

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator will be responsible for the following objectives: • Coordinate the overall country monitoring systems • Coordinate the overall country evaluation systems • Coordinate the overall country learning systems • Coordinate the overall country M&E Plan • Manage the MEL team and be active member of the Senior Management Team.

Essential requirements: • Degree. • 10 years+ work experience. • 4+ year’s specific M&E Management experience in an INGO. • International experience in an M&E position • Experience in at least two M&E design frameworks (Logical frameworks, Theory of Change, Outcome Mapping) • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Previous experience in the design, analysis and reporting of quantitative surveys • Previous experience in the design, analysis and reporting of Qualitative data • Strong analytical skills (use of analytical software at least one – SPSS, STATA, EPI INFO, ALTLAS IT, ARC-GIS, NIVIVO) • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) • Previous experience in the design and delivery of capacity building trainings in M&E • Ability to travel up to 50% from base


How to Apply
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), daytime contact number and salary history by 15th June 2012. DETAILS OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION CAN BE OBTAINED ON REQUEST THROUGH THE EMAIL ADDRESSS BELOW. Only Short listed applicants will be contacted. Applications should be addressed and emailed to:
How to apply:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, or email: AdminKampala@ug.goal.ie PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES ON EMAIL AND REMEMBER TO INDICATE THE POSITION APPLIED FOR IN THE SUBJECT.


Jobs at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)- Executive Director


Job Title:  Executive Director

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT for EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), is an indigenous organisation spearheading the fight against HIV/AIDS through HIV prevention, care and support services. Our mission is to contribute the process of preventing new HIV infections, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV and AIDS. TASO requires services of a dynamic individual to serve in the position of Executive Director. S/he will assist the TASO Board of Trustees in fulfilling its mandate and providing overall strategic leadership and management of TASO, in the pursuit of our mission and strategic goals.

Key Outputs
•    Strategic plan development.
•    Adequate resource mobilisation for the attainment of the strategic plans.
•    Appropriate organisational policies and systems formulated and implemented to ensure effective and efficient management in the organisation.
•    Effective oversight of programme implementation to ensure attainment of the set goals.
•    Provide Secretarial services to the Board of Trustees and ensuring that they are up-to-date on key strategic issues.
•    Productive relationship with donors, partners and other stakeholders maintained.
•    Effective advocacy for TASO and the fight against HIV/AIDS carried out.
•    Regular reports to all partners and stakeholders produced and disseminated as required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
•    Lead the formulation of TASO strategic and development plans, formulation and review of policies when appropriate, and recommend the plans and policies to the Board of Trustees for approval.
•    Provide strategic guidance in the mobilization of funds and other resources required for the effective implementation of TASO activities and oversee the preparation of proposals for resource mobilisation support to TASO.
•    Mobilise adequate resources for the implementation of TASO programmes.
•    Identify, negotiate, and nurture strategic partnerships with other development partners to access additional resources for TASO.
•    Direct the establishment of effective and efficient management and operating structures and systems.
•    Provide appropriate direction and guidance for programme management and take other necessary measures to ensure that TASO operations are effective and efficient.
•    Oversee program reviews and evaluations to ensure that TASO operations remain relevant and responsive to the clients’ needs in the best possible manner within the available resources.
•    Foster strong and productive teamwork among the top management of TASO and establish a teamwork culture at all levels of TASO.
•    Maintain oversight of financial control, and the appropriate and judicious utilisation of funds and other resources under TASO’s care, in accordance with relevant policies, agreements, regulations and legislation.
•    Provide strategic and policy guidance on TASO advocacy programme and the partnerships between TASO and other organizations/bodies.
•    Provide Secretarial services to the TASO BOT; convene meetings of the Board of Trustees as required and provide the necessary support and guidance.
•    Keep the Board of Trustees up-dated on key program developments and decisions taken by management and submit to the Board for their approval or noting, proposals and other issues requiring their attention.
•    In consultation with the Deputy Executive Director, direct and guide the preparation of work plans, budgets, routine progress reports and adhoc reports on TASO activities.

Academic Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Health related field or Social Sciences with additional training of a Postgraduate degree in Health Management or Training in institutional management.

Minimum Experience and Exposure:
10 years in institutional management; at least 5 of which should have been at senior management level in an organisation offering services similar to those of TASO.

Essential Knowledge
•    Health/medical knowledge, with a bias in HIV/AIDS.
•    Basic interventions of HIV/AIDS, and rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.
•    The HIV/AIDS situation in Uganda and the rest of the world.
•    Developments and trends in HIV/AIDS care in Uganda and internationally.
•    Potential sources of support for HIV/AIDS care activities.
•    National and international legislations and policies relating to HIV/AIDS.
•    Monitoring and evaluation principles.
•    Board Secretarial practice.

Key Skills
•    Policy Development.
•    Strategy Development.
•    General Management.
•    Leadership and Team Building.
•    Advocacy and Negotiation.
•    Resource Mobilisation.
•    Communication.
•    Management of Meetings.
•    Negotiation.

Remuneration
TASO offers a highly competitive package for the position.


How to Apply
Application
Candidates who meet all the above requirements should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, copies of certified academic and professional testimonials /certificates and three referees.

Please forward your applications to:
Director Executive Selection and Recruitment,
IFE consultants,
Serena Conference Centre,
Suite 335,
P.O. Box 4220, Kampala,
Tel: 0414 234 120.

OR

Email to: frontoffice@ifeconsultants.biz

CLOSING DATE for submission of applications is 11th June 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th June 2012



Jobs at AMREF in Uganda- Finance Manager

 Job Title: Finance Manager
 Support of the accomplishment of AMREF’s mission and strategy in Uganda.where the incumbent will be responsible for:

•    Establishing programmes’ financial management systems.
•    Coordinating and administering AMREF’S plan for the control, monitoring, compliance and reporting of financial transactions, as well as coordinating financial planning in line with the strategic priorities.
•    Ensuring that the Finance Team is fully integrated with the country team and that they provide technical support to program staff.


If you are looking for growth and new challenges and have a passion for improving the health of disadvantaged communities in Africa, you are welcome to join us.

Qualifications and Experience:

•    First degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or closely related area.
•    Possession of a Professional qualification  CPA  ACCA
•    Relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage
•    Hands on experience in project, financial and management accounting
•    Computer literate, Sun Accounting Systems
•    A minimum of 5 years preferably in an NGO with 3 of these in a senior or managerial role.


How to Apply

please send your CV, cover letter, with 3 work-related referees, and copies of certificates/testimonials, to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be clearly marked: ‘AMREF-Finance Manager. No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala
Uganda

We encourage interested candidates to submit their applications by Friday 15th June 2012 and regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.





Deadline: 15th June 2012
 

Jobs at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)- Accountant

Job Title : Accountant
Department : Finance
Reports to : Chief Accountant
Supervises :None

Main Purpose of the Job
To ensure that all financial records within the given areas of
responsibility are accurately written, properly maintained and
regular/periodic returns properly compiled and submitted to the
Chief Accountant

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following
tasks;
• Reconciling funds disbursed with actual receipts at the Centre
• Ensure that Centre payrolls are properly prepared, statutory deductions made and remitted to the relevant authorities.
• Provide technical support to Regional Offices and Centre Accountants.
• Assist the chief Accountant in process of the consolidation of financial statements
• Ensure proper utilization and accountability of funds by all Centres.
• Ensure that the Centre manual records are up to date and reconciled with the computerised information.
• Monitor Centre expenditure against budgets to ensure adherence to set financial policies.
• Prepare and submit reports as required.
• Ensure that established internal controls are implemented.
• Ensure that monthly, quarterly, annual and other necessary financial reports are prepared and submitted to Headquarters in time.
• Review all the monthly, quarterly, annual and other necessary financial reports before being submitted to the Chief Accountant
Requirement:    

Academic Qualifications: 1st degree preferably in B.Com (Accounting) or BBA, and 2nd Part of professional qualification such as ACCA or CPA or ACA
Minimum Experience and Exposure: 4 years in a position with heavy accounting responsibilities in a reputable organisation preferably an NGO
Special Knowledge: Knowledge of financial accounting procedures, Knowledge of planning, budgeting, reporting and auditing, Supervisory skills, Hands-on-computer skills in MS Word, Excel and relevant accounting packages (including NAVISION)

How to apply:    

Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 12th June 2012.
Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.


Deadline: 12th June 2012

Job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) in Uganda- Public Relations Assistant


Job Title: Public Relations Assistant

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

THE AIDS SUPPORT ORGANIZATION (TASO UGANDA)
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease, requires the
services of dedicated, competent, innovative and results oriented personnel to fill in the following positions.

6. Job Title : Public Relations Assistant (2)
Department Location : Service Centre
Reporting to : Centre Manager
Responsible for: None
Main Purpose of the Job:
To take charge of the Public Relations and Advocacy functions at the Service Centre and promote and protect TASO’s public image at the Centre level.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks;
• Develop and implement public relations strategies and plans.
• Develop, manage and disseminate public relations materials.
• Take lead in receiving and attending to visitors to the centre.
• Make arrangements for potential visitors.
• Keep an updated record of visitors by updating the visitor’s information system.
• • Monitor the media and public opinion to ensure projection and protection of TASO’s image.
• Contribute to the Centre advocacy work.
• Manage events at the Centre
• Take photos of clients and process their identity cards
• Coordinate internship-activities at the Centre
Requirement:    

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS – Public Relations Assistant Academic Qualifications
1st Degree in Social Sciences, preferably in Social Work and Social Administration, or Mass Communication
Additional Qualifications
Training in Public Relations and Advocacy
Minimum Experience and Exposure
2 years in public relations work
Special Knowledge
Key facts about HIV/AIDS, Trends and developments in HIV/ AIDS Care, TASO’s mandate, programmes and activities, The activities of other AIDS Support organizations in Uganda, TASO’s Key Supporters and their roles.

How to apply:    

Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 12th June 2012.
Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.

Deadline: 12th June 2012

Jobs at The AIDS Support Organization in Uganda- Mobilization Officer


Job Title: Resource Mobilisation Officer

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

THE AIDS SUPPORT ORGANIZATION (TASO UGANDA)
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease, requires the services of dedicated, competent, innovative and results oriented personnel to fill in the following positions.

7. Job Title : Resource Mobilisation Officer
Department/Location : Executive Director’s Office
Directly Reports to : Executive Director

Main Purpose of the Job
To identify possible partners who can provide technical, financial or other support to TASO, prepare proposals for mobilizing such support, and follow up the proposals to their logical conclusions.

Also to maintain liaison with donors
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks;
• Identify opportunities for funding and other support from development partners and other sources
• Prepare draft project proposals, get them discussed and endorsed by TASO management, and produce the final versions for submission to prospective development partners and other parties
• Develop and implement resource mobilization strategies according to terms agreed upon in consultation with TASO management
• Draft reports to donors in conformity with reporting requirements
• Collect and record all data related to donor funds, the activities they finance, produce accountability statements to donors, and submit them through the appropriate authorities
• Keep donors promptly informed of all developments in TASO that are relevant to them
• Attend Donor/TASO meetings.
Requirement:    

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS – Resource Mobilisation Officer
Academic Qualifications
Degree, preferably B.Com (Accounting or Finance) or BBA, plus Post-graduate qualifications in Project Planning and Management or Development Studies or Investment Analysis

Minimum Experience and Exposure
4 years in a senior position, with substantial technical responsibilities in project/grant proposal writing

Special Knowledge
Project planning and management, Project proposal writing with
attendant financial flow projections, Report writing, Negotiation
skills, Communication Skills, and Public Relations skills


How to apply:    

Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 12th June 2012.
Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.

Deadline: 12th June 2012


The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) Jobs in Uganda


Job Title: Program Officer – Advocacy and Policy

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

THE AIDS SUPPORT ORGANIZATION (TASO UGANDA)
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease, requires the services of dedicated, competent, innovative and results oriented personnel to fill in the following positions.
8. Job title : Program Officer – Advocacy and Policy.
Department/Location : TASO HQ, Advocacy and Networking
Reports to : Team leader Advocacy and
Networking. Supervises: None
Main purpose of the Job:
Advocate with a strong PLHIV voice on relevant aspects of healthcare policy, and human rights with the aim of influencing health agendas and policies.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks;
• Translate evidence into sound policy -linking policy, research and practice on HIV/AIDS to promote more effective health care services in line with HIV/AIDs and health policies.
• Disseminate key policy issues of concern to PLHIV and PLHIV organizations, and how TASO is addressing them through proactive and reactive policy-making, policy statements, collaborations, organizing and participating in key events
• Promote advocacy and policy work through strong coalitions and networks
• Develop and communicate policies that are consistent and transparent to help promote PLHIV voice effectively
• Provide quick access to TASO’s views on addressing key policy issues of relevance to PLHIV and PLHIV organizations in Uganda.
• List and share all upcoming events relevant to PLHIV-centered healthcare, especially those which may be of interest to PLHIV organizations.
• Promote the fundamental right to PLHIV centred healthcare that respects their unique needs, preferences and values, as well as their autonomy and independence
• Take up the responsibility of healthcare policy-making through meaningful and supported engagement to ensure that they are designed with the PLHIV at the centre
• Engaging PLHIV in health policy decision-making Process to ensure that policies reflect patient and caregiver needs, preferences and capabilities
• Liaise with the TASO training Centre in developing the advocacy training curriculum
• Build the capacity of PLHIV organizations to enable them be well-informed and effective PLHIV representatives and advocates. Train and help organise young PLHIV groups
• Develop consistent and compelling messages to promote sustained advocacy and produce publications that focus on policy-research-practice gaps and resource flows.
• Serve as delegate and a link to PLHIV meetings, forums and coalitions, social media and human rights networks
• Promote PLHIV Rights as in the charter of patients
• Identify, review and synthesize the most accurate evidence literature to provide accessible information to promote evidence-based programming, advocacy and policy positions.

NB:
The PO-Advocacy and Policy Must be a person living with HIV/ AIDS with a strong self confession of HIV status and females are particularly encouraged to apply
Requirement:    

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
Program officer • Advocacy and Policy Academic Qualifications:
Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Social Sciences, Education, SWSA, Development Studies, Community and Adult Education, Community Psychology or Guidance and Counselling
Additional Training Necessary
Training in Advocacy and policy formulation, Training in HIV/ AIDS Counselling, Knowledge of human rights and protection, Training in research and budget analysis
Minimum Experience and Exposure:
5 years experience in a HIV/AIDS related work, 2 of which should have been in advocacy, policy and networking positions.


How to apply:    

Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 12th June 2012.
Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.

Deadline: 12th June 2012


Jobs at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

 Job Title : Accountant
Department : Finance
Reports to : Chief Accountant
Supervises :None

Main Purpose of the Job
To ensure that all financial records within the given areas of
responsibility are accurately written, properly maintained and
regular/periodic returns properly compiled and submitted to the
Chief Accountant

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following
tasks;
• Reconciling funds disbursed with actual receipts at the Centre
• Ensure that Centre payrolls are properly prepared, statutory deductions made and remitted to the relevant authorities.
• Provide technical support to Regional Offices and Centre Accountants.
• Assist the chief Accountant in process of the consolidation of financial statements
• Ensure proper utilization and accountability of funds by all Centres.
• Ensure that the Centre manual records are up to date and reconciled with the computerised information.
• Monitor Centre expenditure against budgets to ensure adherence to set financial policies.
• Prepare and submit reports as required.
• Ensure that established internal controls are implemented.
• Ensure that monthly, quarterly, annual and other necessary financial reports are prepared and submitted to Headquarters in time.
• Review all the monthly, quarterly, annual and other necessary financial reports before being submitted to the Chief Accountant
Requirement:    

Academic Qualifications: 1st degree preferably in B.Com (Accounting) or BBA, and 2nd Part of professional qualification such as ACCA or CPA or ACA
Minimum Experience and Exposure: 4 years in a position with heavy accounting responsibilities in a reputable organisation preferably an NGO
Special Knowledge: Knowledge of financial accounting procedures, Knowledge of planning, budgeting, reporting and auditing, Supervisory skills, Hands-on-computer skills in MS Word, Excel and relevant accounting packages (including NAVISION)


How to apply:    

Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 12th June 2012.
Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.


Deadline: 12th June 2012

Uganda Communications Commission Jobs in Uganda- Driver


Job Title: Driver (1)

Reports to:              Administrator

Role:                  Provide transport services and maintain vehicles in line with Directorate’s mission.

Key Result Areas:

·        Collect and deliver Commission personnel and items to and from the Commission office as assigned by the Administrator in line with laid out procedures;

·        Follow up and ensure planned routine servicing, maintenance of the Commission’s vehicle in line with the Directorate’s mission;

·        Maintain up to date records of vehicles movement, performance and maintenance in line with Directorate’s mission;

·        Ensure the vehicles movements are in line with the laws and regulations to ensure security and safety, and;

·        Prepare and submit regular reports on the conditions and performance of vehicles.



Qualification:

·     A valid driving permit;

·     Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education or its equivalent, and;

·     A diploma in motor vehicle mechanics and/or defensive driver training is an added advantage.



Experience and knowledge

·        At least five (5) years’ experience of proven accident free 4WD vehicle driving with a reputable organisation, and;

·        Good communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.

Age:

·        30-45 years



How to Apply:

Interested Internal candidates should submit applications indicating their contacts accompanied with the following documents:



1.  Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.



2.  Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.



Applications should be submitted to the address below NOT LATER THAN 5.00pm on June 13, 2012 to:


The Director, Human Resources and Administration

Uganda Communications Commission

2nd Floor UCC House

Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,

P. O. Box 7376, KAMPALA

Deadline: 13th June 2012



Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission- Compliance Officer


Job Title: Compliance Officer/ Standards (1)

Reports to:      Specialist Broadcasting

Job Role:         The role of the jobholder shall be to provide the requisite technical support in broadcasting matters and assist in the development and enforcement of broadcasting standards.



Key Results Areas:

·        Establishment and enforcement of standards, procedures and ethics for broadcasting services;

·        Evaluate and monitor technical standards and quality of broadcasting;

·        Encouraging the development of broadcasting services in the country by consulting and coordinating with stakeholders on matters related to new developments in the broadcasting sector;

·        Assist in the development and enforcement of the quality of service in accordance with defined standards;

·        Coordinate data collection on activities related to audience profile, penetration of services and network coverage;

·        Develop technical specifications and standards for new and emerging services in broadcasting sector;

·        Evaluate and review technical data to support broadcast license renewals and applications;

·        In collaboration with other departments and institutions, collaborate and conduct research on broadcasting with the objective of harmonizing and promoting broadcasting technologies and standards; and

·        Evaluate and develop broadcast frequency utilisation techniques in accordance with national as well as international best practices.



Qualifications Requirements 

·        A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to Electrical, Broadcasting, or Telecommunications Engineering from a recognised Institute or University;

·        A minimum working experience of one (1) year in areas of broadcasting and telecommunications; and

·        Knowledge in computer is a mandatory requirement.



Experience and knowledge

·        Should be committed to undertake research, carry out survey and analyse data purposes on standards development or formulation as the case may be;

·        Possesses effective interpersonal skills and not only relates well with his/her colleagues but also with external customers;

·        Demonstrates honesty and willing to work with minimum supervision;

·        Excellent analytical skills and report writing, and; 

·        Has a mutually appreciative and respectfully approach the work with enthusiasm.



How to Apply:

Interested Internal candidates should submit applications indicating their contacts accompanied with the following documents:



1.  Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.



2.  Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.



Applications should be submitted to the address below NOT LATER THAN 5.00pm on June 13, 2012 to:


The Director, Human Resources and Administration

Uganda Communications Commission

2nd Floor UCC House

Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,

P. O. Box 7376, KAMPALA


Deadline: 13th June 2012



Uganda Communications Commission Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Compliance Officer/ Monitoring (1)

Reports to:      Specialist Broadcasting

Job role:          The role of the jobholder shall be to provide the requisite technical support in broadcasting matters and assist in the monitoring, compliance and enforcement of broadcasting license conditions’ standards.



Key Results Areas:

·        Investigating cases on poor performance of the broadcasting stations from the technical perspective and propose remedial measures for necessary course of action;

·        Conducting and reporting on broadcasting station inspections to ensure compliance with legislation, licence conditions and broadcasting standards;

·        Assisting in development of broadcast licences and reviewing broadcast spectrum applications;

·        Develop and maintain a register of all licensed broadcasters and broadcasting house for purposes of planning and managing the broadcasting sector in an orderly manner;

·        Coordinate data collection on activities related to audience profile, penetration of services and network coverage;

·        In liaison with the Compliance and Enforcement Unit in the Legal Department provided the necessary information and data to effect any enforcement on the illegal broadcasting stations and broadcasters;

·        Ensure that terms and conditions stated in broadcasting and radio licences are complied with by the broadcasters;

·        Scheduling and undertaking broadcast spectrum monitoring and management of broadcasting activities, and;

·        Ensure that radio station inspections, monitoring and investigations are carried out in a timely manner and monitoring results analysed and recommendations are made for enforcement as appropriate.



Qualifications/Requirement 

·        A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Electrical, Broadcasting or Telecommunications Engineering from a recognised Institute or University;

·        A minimum working experience of one (1) year in areas of broadcasting and telecommunications, and;

·        Knowledge in computer is a mandatory requirement.



Experience and knowledge

·        Understands and offers a wide experience in maintenance, usage and knowledge of technical broadcast equipment and appreciates the responsibilities interpreting the broadcasting facilities;

·        Possesses effective interpersonal skills and not only relates well with his/her colleagues but also with external customers, and;

·        Demonstrates honesty and willing to work with minimum supervision.


How to Apply:

Interested Internal candidates should submit applications indicating their contacts accompanied with the following documents:



1.  Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.



2.  Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.



Applications should be submitted to the address below NOT LATER THAN 5.00pm on June 13, 2012 to:


The Director, Human Resources and Administration

Uganda Communications Commission

2nd Floor UCC House

Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,

P. O. Box 7376, KAMPALA


Deadline: 13th June 2012



Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission in Uganda



Job Title: Specialist Broadcasting (1)

Reports to:              Manager Broadcasting

Job role:          The role of the job holder shall be to provide the requisite technical support in broadcasting matters and play a lead role in frequency planning for broadcasting and in the establishment of procedures and standards for broadcasting services.



Key Result Areas:

·        Carry out planning and engineering activities relating to television and broadcasting facilities;

·        Review standards relating to broadcasting services and carry out planning and management of the radio frequency spectrum dedicated to broadcasting and advise on the allocation of such spectrum resources in such a manner as to ensure the widest possible variety of programming;

·        Review of the national television and broadcasting plans in consultation and coordination with neighbouring countries, taking into account the ITU broadcasting plans;

·        Carry out technical evaluation of applications for broadcasting services and make appropriate recommendations;

·        Assist in policy and plan formulation and strategies that are necessary for advancement of broadcasting services and technologies;

·        Develop and implement a framework for monitoring and inspection of broadcasting stations;

·        Prepare technical reports in respect of television and radio station operations;

·        Ensure that monitoring of all matters relating to broadcasting services, facilities various broadcasting stations are executed in a timely manner;

·        Establishment of standards, procedures and ethics for broadcasting services, and;

·        Monitoring and enforcing broadcasting standards and ethics and control unauthorised broadcasting.



Qualifications/ Requirements

·        A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Electrical, Broadcasting/Radiocommunications, or Telecommunications Engineering from a recognised Institute or University;

·        A minimum working experience of three (3) years in areas of broadcasting and telecommunications;

·        Experience in radio and broadcasting communications is desirable;

·        Knowledge in computer is a mandatory requirement, and;

·        Masters degree in Electrical, Telecommunications Engineering or a related field is an added advantage.



Experience and Knowledge

·        Ability to maintain high professionalism and personal values in relating to fellow staff and customers;

·        Possession of good problem solving skills, strong written and verbal communication and inter-personal skills plus capacity to work as a team in the organisation; 

·        Demonstrates honesty and upholds the Commission’s policy and regulations, and;

·        Ability to maintain an acceptable balance between office work and home life.



How to Apply:

Interested Internal candidates should submit applications indicating their contacts accompanied with the following documents:



1.  Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.



2.  Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.



Applications should be submitted to the address below NOT LATER THAN 5.00pm on June 13, 2012 to:


The Director, Human Resources and Administration

Uganda Communications Commission

2nd Floor UCC House

Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,

P. O. Box 7376, KAMPALA


Deadline: 13th June 2012



Jobs at CESVI - Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus in Uganda

Job Title: Administrator, Kampala
Closing Date: Monday, 18 June 2012

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Degree in Economics, Business Studies, Accounting or Political Science. Previous experience with NGOs (minimum 1 year).

Good organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel. Fluency in written and spoken English and Italian.

WORK CONTEXT

Cesvi operates in the North area of the country since 2001. The main sectors of activities are: water and protection and management of water resources; food security and rural development with a strong focus to market access; health with training activities for local authorities and health centres, prevention of HIV transmission from mother to child, an integrated approach in the fight against HIV/Aids. The main donors are UN Agencies (WFP – FAO – UNICEF), the Italian Cooperation, the European Union and other local and international Foundations. Currently we are managing a total of five field offices supervised by the Country Office in Kampala. In 2012 CESVI is starting two new initiatives founded by the EC, on agriculture and rural development.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The collaboration will start in June 2011. The main duty station will be the Country Office in Kampala with extensive travels and temporary residence to the field offices in Northen regions of Uganda.

She/he will coordinate with his local manager in carrying out his activities, so as to guarantee the correct narrative and financial reporting of the projects/programs implemented by the organization in Uganda.

Main tasks include:

    assist the PMs and CR in complying with the Organization's administrative procedures, rules of the donors, procurement and reporting procedures;
    supervise the organization of the office and projects' documents
    guarantee the correct and prompt expenses allocation as well as the thorough administrative control of the different projects/programs she/he is in charge of.
    prepare the project periodical and final documentation following the rules established by the donors and the requested Headquarters procedures.
    assist his manager to fill out the project cash flow (final and estimated analysis), and she/he will contribute to control the expenses' final and estimated trend.
    take care of the relations with suppliers, banks, administrative and social security institutions in the country.
    Support the CR and PMs on the management of the local staff (eg. Selection, Contracts according to the local laws)
    Responsible of the administrative and accounting unit in Uganda
    assist the Headquarters in the administrative management of contractual issues with the expatriates in the area.

    The Admin will work under the direct supervision of the CESVI Country Representative and in collaboration and cooperation with the Project Managers. The Admin will respond to the Country Representative and to the HQ supervisors (Area Manager and Grant Manager).

How to apply:

to apply visit: www.cesvi.org

Deadline: 18th June 2012

Jobs at Chemonics in Uganda- Technical Experts

Job Title: Long-term technical experts, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 01 June 2012

Chemonics seeks long-term technical experts for an anticipated USAID-funded project improving health response by strengthened health communication Uganda. The expected project will work to develop sustainable human and institutional capacity for information, education, and communication/ behavior change communication (IEC/BCC) across the technical areas of HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning and reproductive health, and maternal, newborn and child health. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Position Qualifications:

    Advanced degree in health or related field
    Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
    Experience implementing large-scale health-related IEC/BCC programs that address youth and gender issues, issues of vulnerable populations, and stigma/discrimination reduction
    Experience in Behavior Change Communications focused on HIV risk reduction and other health-seeking behaviors, including conductive formative research prior to and during program implementation
    Experience with health communication in both traditional and alternative media (e.g., print, radio, folk, mobile phone, social media, and other media venues)
    Experience with development, implementation, management and evaluation of IEC/BCC campaigns, messages and materials in HIV/AIDS, malaria, FP/RH, and MNCH
    Experience in sustainable capacity development among local partners and institutions for the design, implementation, management and evaluation of IEC/BCC campaigns and activities
    Experience in capacity building and IEC/BCC related to HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning, reproductive health, and maternal, newborn and child health
    Experience coordinating and working collaboratively across technical disciplines to implement effective health communications
    Strong organizational, interpersonal, supervisory and team-building skills
    Experience in and knowledge of Uganda, its people, and its governing structure preferred; experience in Sub-Saharan Africa required
    Ability to travel to program locations within Uganda
    Demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity.
    Demonstrated experience working closely with and supporting governments, development partners, civil society, and private sector entities
    Fluency in English required

How to apply:

Application Instructions: Send electronic submissions to ChemonicsUgandaBCC@gmail.com by June 1, 2012. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form (http://bit.ly/t6VWug) and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com when applying for this position. Please include the name of the position and the region or country in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check "I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, or genetic information.

Deadline: 1st June 2012


Jobs at Malaria Consortium in Uganda- Finance Officer

Job Title: Regional finance officer, Kampala
Closing Date: Tuesday, 05 June 2012

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 Regional Office based in Kampala, Uganda provides support to the Africa country offices based in Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia. The Regional Finance team is responsible for overseeing the finances of the country programmes including donor reporting, budget preparation and all financial and management accounting and provides a link between the country offices and the global organisation to ensure a consistency of approach and high quality standards across all of Malaria Consortium.

The role of the Regional Finance Officer is to assist the Regional Finance Manager (RFM) in providing support to the three country finance teams in the region to help them achieve their objectives of timely and accurate reporting and sound financial management of Malaria Consortium's portfolio of programmes in each country. In addition, the Regional Finance Officer will assist the Regional Finance Manager to provide the financial monitoring and support for a number of Malaria Consortium's multi country projects.

The successful candidate will:

    Qualified accountant in recognised global body e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA
    A bachelor's degree from a recognised university
    Knowledge of NGO donors and their financial reporting requirements
    Minimum of 3 years accountancy experience, with at least a year in a managerial position
    Working knowledge of accounting software
    Excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft excel
    Good analytical and reporting skills
    High level of English, both written and spoken
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    Willingness to travel to countries within the region

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: 5th June 2012

Jobs at International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Uganda- Finance Controller

Job Title: Finance controller, Kampala
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 June 2012

The IRC operates across Uganda, serving Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Lira and Kitgum districts, and populations affected by conflict in Karamoja. The IRC implements relief and rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Health, Education, Protection, Economic Recovery and Development, and programs targeting Gender-based Violence. Currently, the IRC operates three field Offices: Kitgum, Lira, and Moroto.

The IRC in Uganda is actively seeking a dynamic Ugandan national who will hold policy and management responsibilities for all finance functions in the country program. The incumbent will be a member of the senior management team and contribute to the future direction of the country program. The ideal candidate will have vast experience in finance at a senior level and an established network of contacts with relevant government ministries, donors and NGOs.

Responsibilities Controllership

    Ensures that all policies and procedures are in compliance with IRC and funding source policies, procedures, and requirements.
    As required establishes finance and supporting function policies, systems and procedures, and directs or performs their development, documentation, and implementation.
    Provides country management and program staff with monthly actual-to-budget expenditure reports and analysis for all grants and Unrestricted funds.
    Ensure that on a monthly basis balance sheet reconciliations are completed on a timely basis and those final reconciliations and trial balances are reviewed with the Country Director.
    Closely monitors all financial activities, and keeps the Country Director advised of all situations which have the potential for a negative impact on internal controls or financial performance.
    Directs the preparation of, and approves all donor financial reports in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements and ensures the review of such reports by the Country Director and Regional Controller prior to submission.
    Develops, schedules and performs or supervises the completion of country internal control audits, and initiates actions necessary to correct internal control weaknesses. Facilitates and co-ordinates external, internal, donor or government audits
    Oversees the protection of the country's assets (cash, inventory, NEP) through the enforcement of internal control policies and procedures.
    Maintains current knowledge of local government requirements related to financial matters and ensures compliance with tax regulations and other legal requirements.

    Training & Staff Management
    Develops and implements a training program for the country's international and national finance staff to ensure staff development and minimize IRC's exposure when staff are absent or depart.
    Maintains current job descriptions for all positions within the finance group. Ensures comprehensive and constructive performance reviews are completed on a timely basis and facilitates discussion of performance and career options with all country finance staff.
    Oversees training and technical support to country program, logistics and administrative staff for skills improvement in the areas of accounting, reporting and internal control.

    Treasury
    Supervises all country office bank relations and bank account activities including negotiation of fees, interest and currency exchange rates.
    In compliance with IRC policy establishes country policies regarding cash holding limits, cash movements and foreign currency holdings.
    Establishes country policies on advance payments, credit terms, and use of bank payment instruments.
    Designs, implements, and monitors systems, procedures and reporting necessary to maintain on current basis accurate forecasts of cash requirements for meeting future spending, including commitments entered into and which obligate IRC to future spending.
    Ensures the development and implementation of a plan to minimize the country's foreign exchange exposure to currency gains and losses.

    Budget
    Assists with the preparation and revision of program and grant proposals and budgets.
    Assists in the preparation and maintenance of the country's Operating Budget; including preparation of budget guidelines to assist program managers in formulating budgets.
    In compliance with donor requirements and IRC policy develops the "Field Operations/Overhead" budget and recommends a methodology for allocation of overhead to grant budgets.
    Presents and facilitates the review of actual to budget expenditures with the Country Director and program managers.

    Requirements
    A Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance with a recognized professional certificate in accounting such as CPA, or a Masters degree in Accounting
    Minimum three years of managerial experience in the financial area of a non-profit organization or five years of managerial experience in finance in an international commercial organization
    Requires extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems, standard spreadsheet and database programs
    Ability to carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support from within the program organization

    Female and Ugandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Ugandan NGO Sector.

How to apply:

Send your CV and concise cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, International Rescue Committee, P.O. Box 24672 Kampala;


Deadline: 14th June 2012



Jobs at ACDI/VOCA in Uganda- Chief of Party

Job Title: Chief of party, Uganda
Closing Date: Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Since 1963, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in 145 developing and transitional countries to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services , enterprise development , community development and food security to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society . ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 93 projects in 40 countries and revenues of $124 million.

Chief of Party, Uganda

We are currently seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future activity in Uganda titled START-VC. The Value Chain development (START-VC) will contribute to increasing the quantity and improving the quality of output produced and marketed by smallholder farmers. The START-VC project will also generate jobs (both on- and off-farm) and stimulate rural enterprise development . This project will focus on the three value chains identified in the Uganda Feed the Future (FTF) Strategy- coffee, maize, and beans.

Responsibilities:

    Provide technical leadership in one or more of the following program areas: producer group development, post-harvest handling, value chain competitiveness, market development.
    Assume responsibility for overall contract management ensuring quality control and timeliness of all deliverables.
    Serve as principal liaison with USAID staff, institutions and client country partners to exchange information and develop professional relationships.
    Ensure effective finance, progress, and donor reports, compliance with donor and ACDI/VOCA regulations, and efficient utilization of program staff and resources.
    Make verbal or written presentations as requested by the COTR to varied audiences

    Qualifications:
    Previous experience in one or more of the above mentioned project technical areas as well as knowledge of one of the three targeted sub-sectors: maize, beans and coffee.
    Minimum of 10 years of relevant and progressive work experience in developing countries .
    At least five years of project management experience. Previous USAID COP experience preferred.
    MS, MBA, or other post-graduate degree in a relevant field.
    Fluency in English is required.

How to apply:

Please apply online at http://acdivoca.maxhire.net/cp/?E55569361D43515B7E59192F7755196C00627B4D. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.


Deadline: 26thJune 2012

Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Uganda

JOB TITLE: District Based Program Officer

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
District Based Program Officer
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries and at 4,700 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children
   
Job Description:     POSITION: (1)
JOB TITLE: District Based Program Officer
DEPARTMENT: Clinical Services
LOCATION: Mbarara

Reporting Relation:
The District Based Program Officer report to the District Team Lead

Job Summary:
The District Based Program Officer will help to expand the comprehensive TB and HIV/AIDS Program. The Program Officer will work with the country team and will travel extensively to provide technical advice to the areas in which STAR SW/EGPAF is working. He/she will provide direct technical support and guidance to implementing partners at the regional, district, sub-district and community levels.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides technical guidance for comprehensive TB and HIV/AIDS programs by updating implementing partners on technical advances and lessons learned around the world.

• Assists team Leaders and District Based Officer in the development of overall TB and HIV/AIDS C&T partner strategy to support the National Strategy to provide national expansion of PMTCT, C&T, TB and associated care and support services in Uganda.

• Assists in setting up and running HIV clinical services and track progress at individual sites through site visits and district reports, in collaboration with M.O.H and the EGPAF program team.

• Provides technical guidance to the district teams for work plan development

• Provides technical guidance during the development of STAR SW/ EGPAF’s annual work plan.

• Coordinates technical reporting according to defined reporting schedule, writes regular monitoring and technical reports as required and contribute to EGPAF’s reports

• Assists in identifying, documenting, disseminating and scaling up best practices in PMTCT and C&T.

• Represent EGPAF and STAR SW project in the supported districts and at national level.

• Any other duties as assigned by the supervisors.
Preferred Skills:     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
The qualified candidate will have a medical degree and/or a master’s degree in Public Health with at least:

• 5 years of professional experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention, care & treatment.

• Hands-on knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring PMTCT, clinical care and Pediatric care programs.

• Practical experience in managing ART Services at district levels.

• Sound understanding of current issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS and especially PMTCT, ART and VCT.

• Strong skills in teamwork and networking. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.

• Willingness to work and travel in rural settings in Uganda.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Please send cover letter and CV to:

The Country Director/COP
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 21127 Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org

EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants. Deadline for submission is Friday, June 15th , 2012 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 15th June 2012

Jobs at UNDP in Uganda- Programme Assistant

Job Title: PROGRAMME ASSISTANT - MANAGEMENT SUPPORT UNIT (RE-ADVERTISED)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    12-Jun-12
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    GS-5
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    01-Jul-2012
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year
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Background

Under the overall guidance of the Country Director and direct supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the Programme Assistant supports the Management Support Unit (MSU) in facilitating the implementation of the Country Programme Document (CPD), and Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP), with its associated projects and programmes. The main role of the M&E Programme Assistant is to ensure the optimal support function of the MST in substantive and financial monitoring of the CPAP programmes including effective monitoring of implementation. The Programme Assistant supports the team in strategic planning and identification of new programme areas while ensuring consistency with UNDAF/CPD priorities and creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities.

The Programme Assistant works in close collaboration with the Operations team in the Country Office (CO), Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

    Support to the effective monitoring and application of lessons learned for support to the strategic direction of UNDP programme;
    Support to the MSU through the provision of detailed information of the status of implementation of  CO programme and facilitates the supervision of the Management Support Programme team;
    Facilitates and supports strategic partnerships and resource mobilization;
    Supports and assists in the provision of top quality M&E policy advice services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge building and management.

The Programme Assistant supports the strategic direction of UNDP M&E  programme focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Facilitates and assists in the analysis of the political, social and economic situation in the country and collaborative preparation/revision of the monitoring and Evaluation frameworks of the CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP, AWP and other related documents;
    Supports the identification of strategic effective evaluation strategies for the programme;
    Supports the operationalization of UNDAF/CPD monitoring and evaluation process in collaboration with the main partners and other UN Agencies. Facilitates the Identification of possibilities for joint programming;
    Assists and supports the analysis and presentation of UNDP M&E policies and their implementation in the Country Office;
    Supports the CO M&E process mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management, control of the workflows in the Programme Unit.

Ensures effective support to the management of the CO M&E programme and focusing on supporting quality control of the M&E process of the full cycle of programming from formulation to implementation achieving the  following results:

    Supports the effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results;
    Supports the design and formulation of CO M&E programme within the area of responsibility, translating UNDP priorities into local interventions. Coordination of programme implementation with the executing agencies;
    Supports the strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
    Supports the effective monitoring, measuring the impact of the CO programme and evaluation. Constant monitoring and analysis of the programme environment, timely readjustment of programme;
    Supports the implementation, in association with participating UN agencies, the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT), follow up on audit recommendations. And ensure that all exceptions are timely reported;
    Assists in ensuring that reports are regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes;
    Supports the organization of cost-recovery system for the services provided by the CO to projects in close collaboration with Operations Manager;
    Assists in ensuring the preparation of lessons learned reports from the monitoring and evaluation processes.

Facilitates the establishment and maintenance of strategic partnerships and supports the resource mobilization focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Support the implementation of the CO partnerships and resources mobilization strategies through effective, high quality and timely financial and substantive reports on cost sharing resources and their programming to achieve programme outcomes;
    Supports the creation and coordination of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society etc.
    Assists in the determination of programmatic areas of cooperation, based on strategic goals of UNDP and lessons learned from M&E processes, country needs and donors’ priorities;
    Assists in the analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost-sharing.

Supports the provision of top quality M&E advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management  focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Supports the identification of sources of information related to M&E and policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country policy goals;
    Assists and facilitates the coordination of development of policies and institutions that will address the country’s problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners;
    Supports the establishment of M&E advocacy networks at national level and linked to international networks. Relevant, high-impact M&E advocacy campaigns are implemented with key partners;
    Supports the provision of CO sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
    Supports and facilitates the organization of training programmes for the operations/ projects staff on Finance and M&E processes.

Impact of Results:

The key results have an impact on the overall success of the country programme and reaching UNDAF/ CPD goals. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
    Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:
Knowledge Management and Learning:

    Promotes knowledge management in UNDP and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example;
    Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting;
    Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects, mobilize resources;
    Ability to formulate and manage budgets, manage contributions and investments, manage transactions, conduct financial analysis, reporting and cost-recovery;
    Good knowledge of the Results Management Guide and Toolkit;
    Good ICT skills, knowledge of Atlas;
    Ability to implement new systems and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change.

Management and Leadership:

    Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
    Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills;
    Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities. 

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Post Secondary Education and preferably with Certificate/Diploma in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field;
    Prince2 Training and Certification, RMG.

Experience:

    5 years of relevant experience at the national level in providing management support, hands-on experience in supporting programme teams implementing development projects and supporting establishment of inter-relationships among international and national governments;
    Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

    Fluency in written and spoken English;
    Fluency in the national language of the duty station.

NOTE:    PREVIOUS CANDIDATES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO REAPPLY.


How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=30229

Deadline: 1st July 2012

National Economist Jobs at UNDP in Uganda

Job Title: NATIONAL ECONOMIST - UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY (RE-ADVERTISED)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    12-Jun-12
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    NO-C
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    01-Jul-2012
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year
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Background
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Senior Economist, the National Economist advises Senior Management on economic development policies and trends, as well as on relevant linkages between these and UNDP’s country programme in Uganda.

In addition, the National Economist works with national counterparts, including the government of Uganda, to identify evidence-based policy options that promote inclusive growth, sustainable human development and the attainment of the MDGs, thus enhancing the policy impact of UNDP’s country programme. The national economist also advocates for the core principles underlying UNDP’s corporate mandate, and represents the organization in relevant policy and development forums.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

    Advice and support to UNDP’s management team and country programme in Uganda on economic and development issues.
    Advice to Government counterparts and facilitation of knowledge building on economic and development issues.
    Creation of strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilization.
    Advocacy and promotion of UNDP’s mandate and mission.

Provides advice and support to UNDP management, programmes and projects focusing on achieving the following results:

    Compilation, analysis and interpretation of economic and statistical data; thorough research of economic and development issues in the country; and preparation of high quality analysis and reports.
    Provision of high quality analysis and substantive inputs to CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP and other strategic documents of the UN.
    Support to the implementation of UNDP’s country programme in Uganda, providing advice on how to ensure alignment of UNDP’s country programme with national policies and priorities, and contributing to the management of UNDP’s programme in the area of strategic policy and economics.
    Contribution to sub-regional, regional and inter-agency initiatives related to economic and development issues.
    Representation of UNDP in relevant working groups and taskforces.

Provides policy advice and options to national counterparts, including government, and facilitates knowledge building and management focusing on achieving the following results:

    Assessment of the country’s economic development policies and their impact on poverty reduction, growth, environmental sustainability, equity and human development.
    Provision of policy options that promote broad-based socioeconomic development; based on a sound, evidence-based understanding of these issues.
    Contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice through the identification of best practices and lessons learned.
    Training and capacity building support for UNDP staff and Government officials, public institutions on economic issues.

Promotes the establishment of strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilization, focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Development of partnerships with other UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society, academia and research institutions based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities.
    Analysis and research of information on donor practices and performance, including the preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation.
    Production of periodic updates and briefs on country development situation to be used by stakeholders, CO and HQ.
    Undertaking of selected studies/research on emerging development concerns that feed into government/development partners processes.
    Representation of UNDP in relevant working groups and taskforces.

Advocacy and promotion of awareness of UNDP’s mandate and mission, focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Public and policy advocacy for the Millennium Development Goals, pro-poor and equitable economic growth, as well as sustainable human development, through the active participation in relevant forums, conferences and trainings.
    Support to the monitoring progress of the Millennium Development Goals in Uganda, and the formulation of strategies that contribute to the achievement of these goals.
    Management of events and publications on economic issues.

Impact of Results:
The key results for this post, as outlined in the previous section, will strengthen UNDP’s contributions to national policy dialogue and enhance the policy impact of UNDP’s programmes and projects in Uganda. In particular, these key results will have an impact on the design of programmes, and the creation of strategic partnerships, whilst also contributing to the achievement of resource mobilization targets. The post will also increase the visibility of UNDP in current policy debates on economic development.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
    Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP.
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
    Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional Competencies
Knowledge Management and Learning

    Shares knowledge and experience and contributes to UNDP Practice Areas and actively works towards continuing personal learning and development.
    Ability to provide top quality policy advice services on economic issues.
    In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting.
    Capacity to adapt policies, approaches and models to meet emerging needs.
    Ability to lead formulation and evaluation of development programmes and projects.
    Ability to apply economic theory to the specific country context, carry out high-quality economic research.

Management and Leadership:

    Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback.
    Encourages risk-taking in the pursuit of creativity and innovation.
    Leads teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills.
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
    Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
    Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Master’s Degree in Economics. A PhD in economics or related fields would be an asset.

Experience:

    Five (5) years of relevant work experience at the national or international level.
    Extensive experience in research and policy-related analysis.
    Demonstrated experience of working in development and aid environments with government agencies, national researchers and development partners.
    Experience in the design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
    Publications and active participation in international conferences on development issues would be an asset.
    Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, including advanced software programmes for statistical analysis of data.

Language:

    Fluency in written and spoken English.
    Excellent written and presentation skills.
    Knowledge UN and national language of the duty station is an asset.

How to Apply:

http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=30215
Deadline: 1st July 2012

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