Jobs at world Health Organization in Uganda

Job Title: Project Officer

Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/12/FT254

Title: Project Officer

Grade: P4

Contract type: Fixed-Term Appointment

Duration of contract:  One(01) year renewable

    Date: 27 June 2012

Application Deadline: 25 July 2012
(26 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Organization unit: AFRO Africa Regional Office (AF/RGO) /
AF/HPR - Health Promotion (AF/HPR)

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME :
The objectives of the tobacco control programme in WHO is to reduce the global burden of disease and death caused by tobacco, thereby protecting present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences of tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke. This is accomplished through providing global policy leadership; encouraging mobilization at all levels of society; and promoting the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The WHO FCTC encourages countries to adhere to its principles, and the TFI Programme supports them in their efforts to implement tobacco control measures based on its provisions. The tobacco control programme in AFRO seeks to influence national and international efforts to achieve tobacco control policies that are pro-public health, and also to increase the ability of Member States to manage the opportunities related to implementation of the WHO FCTC.
The World Health Organization is the recipient of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant to implement model, sustainable sub-regional tobacco control capacity building and to work with Member State Governments in the African Region to promote tobacco-control oriented policy change.
Description of duties:
Under the broad guidance and direct supervision of the Senior Project Officer (Gates), and in collaboration with TFI AFRO and the Global Coordination Team at TFI HQ, the incumbent:
1.Provides technical, tobacco control-specific programmatic expertise and guidance relevant to the establishment of the African Tobacco Control Resource Centre (ATCRC)
2.Assesses leading tobacco control practices and research to identify innovative approaches and models for integration into the ATCRC's initiatives
3.Advises the Director of the ATCRC in developing and implementing the Centre's initial tobacco control capacity building trainings, product and service offerings
4.Liaises on the technical level with ATCRC's external partners and technical counterparts within WHO and relevant AFR Member State governments to forward the work of the ATCRC
5.Identifies and evaluates tobacco control research opportunities for the ATCRC and encourages national counterparts to seek new scientific courses of investigation, building tobacco control capacity and sustainability
6.Provides the Senior Project Officer (Gates) with advice on attainment of the ATCRC tobacco control programme objectives and execution options, within the agreed operational parameters
7.Any other appropriate duties and functions, as required by the Senior Project Officer (Gates)
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
Essential: Advanced degree in public health, administration or policy or other relevant field.

Desirable: Training in tobacco control.
Skills:
Excellent track record in tobacco control programme planning and implementation at the national or international levels.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in complex tobacco control project.
Proven ability to develop and support health programmes in developing countries, preferably in countries with a high burden of tobacco use and resource-limited settings.
Ability to communicate and write in a clear and concise manner.
Abiltiy to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance.
Tact, discretion and diplomacy.
Ability to work under tight deadlines and on a results oriented basis.
Ability to develop innovative approaches and solutions.
Innovativeness and strong organizational skills with capacity to handle stress while working complex tasks.
Strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working collaboratively with others from a range of disciplines and cultures.

Experience:
Essential: 7 years experience in public health programmes, policy or research at national and international levels, including one year of experience at the international level in a governmental, academic or international organization or institution. At least 3 years of experience in tobacco control. Practical Experience in the African Region. Proven experience in public health programmes in developing countries, drawing on best practices and working well with partners, internal and external. Demonstrated familiarity with the WHO FCTC, related instruments, implementation and institutions is essential.


How to Apply:
https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=26227&vaclng=en

Deadline: 25th July 2012



District Service Commission Jobs in Uganda- Civil Engineer

Job Title: Senior Civil Engineer
Ref:NMYGO/DSC/08/07/2012
Reports to: District Engineer

Key Functions:
  • Providing technical advice and supervising water engineering works
  • Preparing work plans and budgets 
  • Preparing status reports on water engineering works
Person specifications and Work Experience:
  • Should hold an honors Degree in civil engineering from a recognized university or institution
  • post graduate Diploma in water engineering from a recognized university/ institution
  • At least 3 years of practical experience at level of civil engineer.
 How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts in Namayingo District Local Government and Namayingo Town Council

 Applications should be submitted in triplicate on public service Form No. 3 to the Secretary, Namayingo District Service Commission. P.O Box 64, Bugiri

The Application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office Kampala and District Service Commission Offices country wide

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as reference number specified against each vacancy. Applicants should attach 3 sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, plus 3 recent passport photographs. Only applications on PSC Form No.3 (2008) will be accepted.



Deadline: 27th July 2012


Education Officer Jobs at District Service Commission in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Education Officer
Ref: NMYGO/DSC/06/06/2012
Reports to: The District Education Officer

Key Functions
  • Guiding head teachers and school management committees on the implementation of educational, policies, plans and programmes
  • Monitoring Educational institution and producing status reports
  • Developing Education management systems and producing status reports
Person Specifications and work experience
  • Should hold an honors Bachelors Degree with education from a recognized University or Institution
  • Either a post Graduate Diploma in education planning and management or Human resource Management or public Administration and Management
  • At least three years experience in the teaching experience in the teaching profession and education management as education officer
 How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts in Namayingo District Local Government and Namayingo Town Council

 Applications should be submitted in triplicate on public service Form No. 3 to the Secretary, Namayingo District Service Commission. P.O Box 64, Bugiri

The Application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office Kampala and District Service Commission Offices country wide

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as reference number specified against each vacancy. Applicants should attach 3 sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, plus 3 recent passport photographs. Only applications on PSC Form No.3 (2008) will be accepted.



Deadline: 27th July 2012


District Service Commission Jobs in Uganda- Clerk Assistant

Job Title: Clerk Assistant
Ref: NMYGO/DSC/05/03/2012
Reports to: Clerk to Council

Key Functions:
  • Arranging for council and committee sessions, prepare the agenda and take the minutes
  • Communicating council or committee resolutions to the responsible officers
  • Providing safe custody and proper maintenance of council property and records
Qualifications:
  • Should have an honors Bachelors Degree in Arts, Social Sciences, Social work and Social Administration/ business studies or bachelor of management sciences from a recognized university/ institution
 How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts in Namayingo District Local Government and Namayingo Town Council

 Applications should be submitted in triplicate on public service Form No. 3 to the Secretary, Namayingo District Service Commission. P.O Box 64, Bugiri

The Application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office Kampala and District Service Commission Offices country wide

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as reference number specified against each vacancy. Applicants should attach 3 sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, plus 3 recent passport photographs. Only applications on PSC Form No.3 (2008) will be accepted.



Deadline: 27th July 2012


Assistant Secretary Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: Principal Assistant Secretary
Ref: NMYGO/DSC/01/01/2012
Reports to: Deputy Chief Administrative Ofifcer
Age Limit: 30 years and above

Key Functions:
  • Coordinating the preparation of audit query responses and initiating actions on PAC directives
  • Managing, updating and monitoring inventory of equipment, fixtures and logistics in the district
  • Organizing functions and meetings at the district
Person Specifications and Work Experience:
  • Should have an honors bachelors degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, or Social work and Social Administration
  • Should have working experience of at least six years, 3 of which should have been at the level of Senior Assistant Secretary or Senior Officer level handling Administrative duties in government from a reputable organization
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts in Namayingo District Local Government and Namayingo Town Council
 Applications should be submitted in triplicate on public service Form No. 3 to the Secretary, Namayingo District Service Commission. P.O Box 64, Bugiri
The Application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office Kampala and District Service Commission Offices country wide

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as reference number specified against each vacancy. Applicants should attach 3 sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, plus 3 recent passport photographs. Only applications on PSC Form No.3 (2008) will be accepted.

Deadline: 27th July 2012



World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Jobs in Uganda- Energy Officer

Job Title:
Renewable Energy Officer

( World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Uganda )

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Is one of the world’s largest independent and experienced conservation organizations operating in over 100 countries in the world. WWF Uganda Country Office (UCO) is increasing its involvement in the energy sector through its implementation of the Energy and Climate Programme at the country office. The programme is implementing several projects that include components on increasing access to clean energy alternatives, sustainable use of natural resources, promotion of wood fuel alternatives, and promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The programme is funded from NORAD through WWF Norway, DAN I DA through WWF Denmark, SIDA through WWF Sweden, and UNDP.

WWF-UCO is seeking to suitable candidates for the positions below. The candidates in addition to the specific job requirements must have demonstrated a high level of integrity and honesty. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. S/he must be a team player and ready to travel outside his/her own work station. S/he must adhere to WWF-UCO values of “Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging”.

Mission of the Department: To ensure the development and implementation of the Country Office’s Conservation Strategy to the highest standards.

Position : renewable energy officer.

Reporting Energy Manager

Location : Kampala / Kasese

Project Duration: 2years

    Main Function:

    Supports the implementation of renewable energy components of various projects hosted/ supported by the Energy and Climate Programme at the country office;
    Implements programme activities within the champion district:
    Supports the Energy Manager in monitoring of important project parameters, including compliance with work plans, milestones, targets and results;
    Provide technical support during programme planning processes.

      2. Major duties and Responsibilities:

    Plans programme interventions within the champion district
    Supervises implementing CSOs and SMEs to ensure quality outputs;
    Organises and coordinates partners to implement the champion district initiatives;
    Supports district local government, local CSOs and cultural and religious institutions to actively engage in implementation of the interventions towards increasing access to low-carbon energy alternatives in the champion district;
    Prepares training courses and seminars for a variety of partners and stakeholders within the district,

Requirement:
 Candidate Profile:

    A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Renewable Energy, Mechanical Engineering or other relevant course.
    Strong interpersonal and networking skills, experience working with local or international organizations and successfully working closely with local and central government agencies on complex issues is desired;
    Experience in implementing community mobilization, broad-based awareness raising, advocacy, lobbying and capacity building (e.g. training, workshop facilitation and capacity building) Is preferable;
    Computer literacy, familiarity with GIS applications and a possession of a valid driving license;
    Knowledge and ability and /or experience in development of fundable project proposals desirable.

Working Relationships

    Internal & External Relationships: Interacts and works closely with the WWF UCO team and the relevant government Institutions, Civil Society Organisations and any other stakeholders.

How to apply:

All applications should be addressed to the People/Development Manager – WWF UCO, Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo. P.O. Box 8758, Kampala or email kampala@wwfuganda.org not later than Wednesday, 4th July 2012.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 4th July 2012


Jobs at World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Uganda


Job Title: Communications Officer

( World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Uganda )

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Is one of the world’s largest independent and experienced conservation organizations operating in over 100 countries in the world. WWF Uganda Country Office (UCO) is increasing its involvement in the energy sector through its implementation of the Energy and Climate Programme at the country office. The programme is implementing several projects that include components on increasing access to clean energy alternatives, sustainable use of natural resources, promotion of wood fuel alternatives, and promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The programme is funded from NORAD through WWF Norway, DAN I DA through WWF Denmark, SIDA through WWF Sweden, and UNDP.

WWF-UCO is seeking to suitable candidates for the positions below. The candidates in addition to the specific job requirements must have demonstrated a high level of integrity and honesty. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. S/he must be a team player and ready to travel outside his/her own work station. S/he must adhere to WWF-UCO values of “Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging”.

Position Communications Officer

Reporting Energy Manager

Location Kampala

Project Duration 2 years

Major function

    Develop and implement the department communication strategy in close consultation with the UCO and ESARPO communication offices;
    Develop communication tools to raise awareness of the project activities;
    Supervise communication activities of the energy and climate programme and its partners.

Major Function and Responsibilities

    Develop and implement the department communication strategy in line with the overall WWF UCO communication strategy;
    In consultation with the Energy and climate team, plans and supervises the development and production of communication materials including printed and electronic media;
    Supports the communication processes during training programmes organised by the Energy and Climate Programme;
    Develops and maintains social media engagement of the Programme and its specific pages including Earth Hour, Energy Sustainability Forum, etc;
    Supports UCO communication office to update WWF UCO web pages, and periodical reports.

Requirement:
Candidate Profile:

    A Bachelors degree or equivalent in the field of Information, Communication, media and/or other related field;
    A post graduate qualification in any of the above fields is an added advantage;
    A minimum of 2 years work experience in Information, Communication and Educational programmes targeting environmental related issues would be an added advantage.
    Experience in development and use various media tools and technologies;
    Skills in project planning, proposal writing, management, implementation; and evaluation, and experience working with donors.

Working Relationships

    Internal & External Relationships: Interacts and works closely with the WWF UCO team and the relevant government Institutions, Civil Society Organisations and any other stakeholders.

How to apply:

All applications should be addressed to the People/Development Manager – WWF UCO, Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo. P.O. Box 8758, Kampala or email kampala@wwfuganda.org not later than Wednesday, 4th July 2012.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 4th July 2012



Jobs at UNICEF in Uganda- ICT Manager

Job Title: Information and Communications (ICT) Manager, Kampala
Closing Date: Tuesday, 03 July 2012
George Street, Kampala

Purpose of the Position

Under the general supervision of the Chief of Operations - Lead and manage the support for Information Management Systems, ICT infrastructure, communication linkages and ICT staff capacity in the office to ensure that all UNICEF staff have access to the right information at the right time. Manage ICT capacity and provide the necessary ICT tools to support UNICEF Programmes and Knowledge Management initiatives.

Key Expected Results

    Manage ICT Capacity and provide the necessary tools to support Programmes and Knowledge Management , through:-

The use of appropriate technologies to support the smooth and effective delivery of UNICEF programmes.

Availability of ICT resources to support Knowledge Management systems.

Identifying ICT/Info Management tools to respond effectively to the above.

    Manage the Country Office's ICT function. Prepare ICT work plan and budget. Implement plan including:-

Ensure all ICT infrastructure is fully supported.

Establish and maintain Communications.

Support ProMS, train staff, maintain data specifications, etc.

Organize ICT training for staff.

Establish and manage ICT Help Desk to serve all staff.

Supervise introduction of upgrades to hardware, software and staff skills as required by ITD guidelines.

Supervise ICT staff in the Country Office and Zone Offices.

    Conceptualize, plan and co-ordinate ICT initiatives within the framework of the Corporate ICT plan for the Country Office, including:-

Communications Network.

ProMS technical support (including the Cognos reporting tool).

Internet/Intranet strategy, in coordination with the Information/Communication Section.

Establishment and running of the ICT "Help Desk".

    Monitor and prepare analytical reports for the use of the Country Office:-

Progress on above.

ICT capacity and needs for the office.

Opportunities for cost sharing in the ICT area with other UN Agencies, in the CO and Zone Offices.

Availability of ICT resources (training, procurement sources, consultants, etc…) within and outside the country.

Identifying ICT/Info Management needs that are not properly addressed within existing initiatives or by ITD standards.

Providing feedback on service delivery from ITD/HQ and ESARO.

    System Design

Work with Programme/Support Sections/Units, to assist them to identify their Info Management/ICT needs and advise them on the appropriate technology.

Work with CMT and ProMS group to design oversight systems to cover the Country Office, as per ITD guidelines.

Work with communication staff to facilitate their use of Internet/Intranet in their advocacy/communication work.

Qualifications of Successful Candidates

Advanced university degree in information management or related field, or a first university degree and specialized training in computer science, information systems and/or Telecommunications, as below:

Theoretical foundations of computer science with practical applications of software, database, network, telecommunications and systems development.

i) Specialized training in information systems technology, information systems concepts and processes, and organizational functions and general management. Postgraduate training in: information systems principles, database management systems, structured systems analysis and design; information systems project management; information systems planning and policy; operating systems; client/server applications and environment;

Or,

ii) Specialized training in telecommunications technology, management and policy with up-to-date coverage of the issues and trends. Postgraduate training in: management information systems ; advanced programming; data communications and networks, computer networking, telecommunications management, telecommunications policy and environment; distributed information systems ; information security and control.

Eight years progressively responsible professional work experience in information management with increasing management-related content at national and international levels.

Experience in planning and/or supporting the physical technical environment necessary for a field office to function.

Fluency in English and another UN language. Knowledge of local working language of duty station is an asset.

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.

Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.

Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

Adjusts team or department's approach to embrace changing circumstances.

Analyzes and integrates potentially conflicting numerical, verbal and other data from a number of sources.

Demonstrates, applies and shares expert technical knowledge across the organization.

Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.

Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.

Sets clearly defined objectives and plans activities for self, own team or department.
How to apply:

If you want a challenging career while improving the lives of children around the world UNICEF, the leading children's rights organization, would like to hear from you.

Visit us at www.unicef.org/about/employ to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this vacancy, quoting E-VN-2012-000907. Applications must be received by 3 July 2012.

IMPORTANT: As part of your applicant online profile on the UNICEF site, please make sure your select "Release Profile" under Candidate Profile/Overview & Release.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities. Well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 3rd July 2012


Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organization in Uganda- Health Technician


Job Title: Animal Health Technician
Minimum Qualifications:
•    Diploma in Animal Husbandry or equivalent qualifications
•    Two  years working experience in related area

He/She should have the following key Competencies
Knowledge of livestock, insects and other micro-organisms; ability to tell when something is wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing  there is a problem; ability to control field experiments and livestock operations

How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand written applications together with a detailed CV giving day-time telephone numbers and names and addresses of 3 referees as well as copies of professional certificates and transcripts to the undersigned

The Director
Rwebitaba Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute
P.O Box 96, Fortportal

Deadline: 16th July 2012




Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) in Uganda- Agribusiness Manager

Job Title: Agribusiness Manager
Qualifications and Experience:
•    A Bachelors Degree in Agriculture or Agri-business
•    Five years working experience in related field, farm management and running of a profitable agricultural business

He/She should have the following key competencies
Extensive knowledge of farming principles, techniques, methods and systems; community mobilization skills; ability to work for long hours and under minimum supervision; ability to provide training to farm workers on new methods and systems


How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand written applications together with a detailed CV giving day-time telephone numbers and names and addresses of 3 referees as well as copies of professional certificates and transcripts to the undersigned

The Director
Rwebitaba Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute
P.O Box 96, Fortportal

Deadline: 16th July 2012




Engineering Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organization in Uganda

   

Job Title: ENERGY ENGINEER – Re-advertised
   

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible to the Director of Research National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL) and working as a research scientist in the field of farm and rural energy resources development, he/she shall during the course of his/her employment actively participate in:

    Conducting Research and Development studies on technological aspects of Farm level/Rural energy harnessing systems.
    Planning, designing, implementing and evaluating Farm level/Rural energy harnessing technologies according to technical specifications and in conformity with conventional and environmental standards for sustainability.
    Determining and specifying construction materials for execution of the designs, drawings and plans and in compliance with quality standards.
    Establishing production and process layouts and ensuring occupational safety in compliance with set standards and regulations.
    Directing the testing of materials and prototype products of farm level energy harnessing systems and related technologies in order to ensure its viability, efficiency and effectiveness.
    Scientific interpretation, documentation, presentation and preservation of research results.
    Multiplication and dissemination of developed technologies to uptake pathways, stakeholders and clients;
    Carrying out training assignments, and
    Performing any other duties assigned to him/her by the Director and the designated supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants should possess a good degree (first class or upper second) in engineering or agricultural engineering with at least two years experience in similar field.  Possession of an M.Sc. in  Engineering majoring in renewable and or other energy resources related fields will be an advantage.

Other Qualifications: Possession of a post graduate diploma in related engineering fields and knowledge of Computer Aided Design/Operational software will be an added advantage.

Duty Station: Agricultural Engineering and Appropriate Technology Research Centre (AEATREC).



How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand-written applications  together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving day-time telephone numbers and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 5.00 p.m on 16th July 2012

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy indicating the institute of preference. Applicants must not apply for more than two posts.  Applications should be addressed to:
The Director General,
National Agricultural Research Organization,
P.O.Box 295, Entebbe

Deadline: 20th July 2012



Jobs at Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors- Technical Officer

Job Title: Program Technical Officer, and Research

Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (UNABCEC)
Job Description


The Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (UNABCEC) is a business association that brings together Contractors to further their mutual interests. It advocates and lobbies government on policy issues impacting on the National Construction Industry, and builds the capacity of its member organizations.
UNABCEC is currently recruiting for a , Program Technical Officer, and Research the position based in Kampala.

S/he will report to the executive secretary and will in particular be responsible for providing technical support to member organizations in terms of capacity building, professional advisory services, and consultancy services and ensure adherence to national quality standards by member organizations. -
Key Responsibilities
• Supports and advises the executive secretary on policy and technical issues related to Construction Industry (Cl)
• Quality Assurance of services provided by its members
• Review of s regulations, policies, and guidelines to ensure relevance and practicability to Cl;
• Provide technical and professional advisory services to member organizations
• Coordinate training and capacity building efforts for member organizations on national quality standards
• Facilitate development of systems and tools to monitor the implementation of standards
• Participate in resource mobilization by developing  funding proposals
• Undertake periodic reporting on challenges faced by member organizations and come up with solutions
Requirements

    First degree preferably in civil engineering and or construction management from a reputable University, Postgraduate qualification in project planning and management will be an added advantage
     At least 5 years relevant experience from a reputable organization, and aged between 27 and 45 years o Good written and verbal communication skills, presentation, very good analytical and resource mobilization skills o Training and capacity building skills


How to Apply

Submit a copy of your application which should include a letter clearly demonstrating suitability for the job, detailed CV and three references, copies of academic and professional certificates, and day time telephone contacts to:
Executive Secretary (UNABCEC), Plot M764 Coronation Avenue, UMA Show Grounds, Lugogo Kampala, Uganda. P. O. Box 34046, Kampala Not later than Monday, 2nd July 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 2nd July 2012


Jobs at Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (UNABCEC)

Job Title: Policy, Research and Advocacy Officer

Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (UNABCEC

Job Description

The Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (UNABCEC) is a business association that brings together Contractors to further their mutual interests. It advocates and lobbies government on policy issues impacting on the National Construction Industry, and builds the capacity of its member organizations.
UNABCEC is currently recruiting for a , Policy, Research and Advocacy Officer the position based in Kampala.

Policy, Research and Advocacy Officer
S/he will report to executive secretary and will be responsible for conducting research in the construction industry that will be used as a basis for evidence based lobbying and advocacy, quality assurance and provision of professional and technical advice at the different levels
Key Responsibilities
a) Undertake regular research related to Cl to inform advocacy activities for UNABCEC
b) Spearhead the development and coordinate the implementation of UNABCEC advocacy strategy
c) Develop systems, approaches and methods for documentation management of information and knowledge generated from member organizations and support the access by all key stakeholders
d) Carry out brand management, quality control and coordination for all communications such as publications-newsletfers policy briefs, etc and responsible for updating and uploading information on the UNABCEC website and newsletters
e) Developing the membership recruitment and retention plan, maintaining and updating membership management system
f) Write and follow up proposals and funding requests for lobbying and advocacy activities
Requirements
• A degree in social sciences, mass communication, marketing or statistics from a recognized university.
• Minimum of 3 years relevant experience related to job requirements
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Women are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Submit a copy of your application which should include a letter clearly demonstrating suitability for the job, detailed CV and three references, copies of academic and professional certificates, and day time telephone contacts to:
Executive Secretary (UNABCEC), Plot M764 Coronation Avenue, UMA Show Grounds, Lugogo Kampala, Uganda. P. O. Box 34046, Kampala Not later than Monday, 2nd July 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 2nd July 2012


Jobs at Uganda National Bureau of Standards in Uganda- Drivers

Job Title:  Drivers

UGANDA NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade Industry
and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the elaboration of standards and quality of products and
services so as to facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers. UNBS is currently
looking for suitable and qualified Ugandans to fill the position of Driver on a two year renewable
contract depending on satisfactory performance.
Drivers
Reports to the Administrative Officer and performs the following duties:-
• Drives the UNBS vehicles as directed and ensure their safety.
• Check vehicles to ensure that they are in proper and good running condition.
• Maintain the vehicle by ensuring its cleanliness, regular service and repair.
• Maintain vehicle records including service cards.
• Maintain accurate log sheets and give accountability of fuel used.
• Inform your supervisor immediately about mechanical problems which result from normal use
and accident or theft immediately to both the police and your supervisor.
• Any other official duties assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements
Should possess at least 3 classes, (B, CH, DL and or DM) for the driving permit.
A-level certificate of education.
At least 5 years experience in driving with a clean record.
A person of high integrity and honesty.
A certificate in motor vehicle maintenance will be an added advantage.
Age: 25 - 35 years
The successful candidates shall be deployed to any part of the Country.
Mode of Application:
Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies
of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity card, driving license and detailed CVs with mobile
telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 10th July
2012.
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329,
KAMPALA.



Deadline: 10th July 2012



Economist Jobs Vacancy at NARO in Uganda

   

Job Title: SOCIO ECONOMIST
   

   NASARRI
   

Serere

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

    Establish and regularly update baseline information for agricultural productivity and marketing in the zone.
    Collect, collate and analyze data pertaining peoples' livelihoods and farming systems including cost-benefit analysis in the zone.
    Avail results from the 2 items above to the team at the center/institute for formulating appropriate innovations and interventions.
    Design and spearhead impact assessment studies in the zone.
    Carry out studies on production and financial sustainability of recommended technologies.
    Spearhead the monitoring and evaluation of technology development and dissemination.

    

Qualifications and Experience:

Applicants should posses a first degree in agricultural or social sciences - economics option plus a Masters in Agricultural economics or Economics with at least three years relevant working experience. Possession of a PhD will be an added advantage.


How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand-written applications  together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving day-time telephone numbers and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 5.00 p.m on 16th July 2012.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy indicating the institute of preference. Applicants must not apply for more than two posts.  Applications should be addressed to:
The Director General,
National Agricultural Research Organization,
P.O.Box 295, Entebbe



Deadline: 16th July 2012



Jobs at NARO in Uganda- Statistician

Job Title: STATISTICIAN / BIOMETRICIAN – Re-advertised
   

1 post
   

NARO Secretariat
   

Entebbe

Tasks and Responsibilities

    Undertake quality assurance and quality control in experimental design, data management and integrity as well as data analysis and interpretation.
    Advise research scientists in NARO institutes and other agricultural research service providers supported by NARO in the design, planning and implementation of scientifically sound experiments.
    Ensure that data generated by scientists is of scientific integrity and the  analysis tools and methods are scientifically sound
    Support the scientists in the analysis of data using mathematical and statistical methods.
    Create and maintain capacity within NARO in sound research methods, data analysis and interpretation and
    Ensure the availability of statistical software to NARO scientists and they are upto-date with the most rigorous and robust data management and analytical tools
    Support scientists in grant applications by ensuring the study designs and proposed data management and analysis methods are scientifically and statistically sound
    Conduct research to improve data management and statistical methods in the organization.

Minimum Requirements:

    Applicants should possess a Bachelors Degree  in Agricultural sciences or statistics plus a Masters degree in biometrics, biostatistics or epidemiology. Possession of a PhD in related filed will be an added advantage.
    At least 3 years experience (for MSc) in a research setting.
    Knowledge of computers, statistical and data processing software including SAS, STATA, Genestat and others
    An analytical and imaginative mind
    Good communication skills to work with diverse teams and Excellent report writing skills.
    Publication record  in peer reviewed statistical/agricultural or natural science journals is desirable.



How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand-written applications  together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving day-time telephone numbers and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 5.00 p.m on 16th July 2012.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy indicating the institute of preference. Applicants must not apply for more than two posts.  Applications should be addressed to:
The Director General,
National Agricultural Research Organization,
P.O.Box 295, Entebbe


Deadline: 16th July 2012



Jobs at NARO in Uganda- Monitoring & Evaluation Officer


Job Title: MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
   

2 posts
   

NARO Secretariat
   

Entebbe

Key Responsibilities:

    Develop the overall M&E framework for National Agricultural Research Systems. For example; annual project reviews, participatory impact assessment, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons learned workshop.
    Participate in the development and implementation of M&E systems including the prioritizing key activities, measures and indicators, milestones and expected outcomes and project impact.
    Design and develop M&E tools, frameworks, and information management systems, conducting baseline surveys as well as defining outcome and impact pathways and tracking systems.
    Guide the process of identifying key performance indicators and parameters for monitoring organizational performance against targets. Design the formats for such performance reports.
    Monitor the implementation of Research projects and evaluate value for money benefits
    Monitor compliance to development policies.

Qualifications, experience, desired attributes

    Applicants should possess a Bachelors Degree in  Agricultural  sciences, economics or statistics plus a  Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Statistics,  project management, monitoring and evaluation or Management Information systems.
    At least two years working experience as a monitoring and evaluation officer or Management of Information Systems with a reputable organisation.
    Proven experience with M&E methods and approaches including quantitative, qualitative and participatory approaches and Database designing and management; Facilitating learning oriented analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders; The logical framework approach and other participatory planning approaches; Information analysis and report writing; In-depth understanding of strategic approaches to planning, development and achievement of results.

Remuneration:            All posts carry attractive salary packages commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Tenure of Office:         Four years contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.


How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand-written applications  together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving day-time telephone numbers and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 5.00 p.m on 16th July 2012.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy indicating the institute of preference. Applicants must not apply for more than two posts.  Applications should be addressed to:
The Director General,
National Agricultural Research Organization,
P.O.Box 295, Entebbe

Deadline: 16th July 2012






Jobs at Hotel in Uganda- Hotel Chef

Job Title: Hotel Chef for Virina Garden

A reputable Hotel in Kasese District is seeking to recruit a Hotel Chef who meets the following requirements:

Key Responsibilities:
•    Overall responsibility for daily operations in the kitchen.
•    Liaising with Purchases Manager for food orders.
•    Maintaining or raising the profit margins on food.
•    Producing menus and new dishes.
•     Managing, training, and recruiting an excellent team of Kitchen Staff.
•    Willing to work long hours.

Skills:
•    Excellent cooking skills.
•    An understanding of produce and ingredients.
•    The ability to write menus that are both creative and profitable.
•    Good management and leadership skills.

Qualifications:
•    Minimum of Diploma in Hotel Catering, Diploma in Professional Cookery, a foundation Degree in Culinary Arts, or other relevant qualification, from a reputable Institution.
•    Atleast 2 years experience as Hotel Chef.


How to Apply:
All applications should be sent by email to virinagarden@gmail.com before 5:00PM of 11th July 2012.

Deadline: 11th July 2012




Jobs at DHL Supply Chain in Uganda- Contact Analyst

Job Title: Contact Analyst
The Analyst will be providing analytical, Business Intelligence and prepare, analyse, and present reports to assist management in making sound decisions. These reports will focus on business performance, quality management, budgeting and forecasting related to the fleet and contract

Qualifications & Skills:
•    Bachelors Degree in Business related discipline, ideally logistics or finance
•    Proven Experience in the management and analyse of complex sets of data
•    Excellent ability to communicate trends to varied stake holders
•    Advanced computer skills with the ability to manipulate data on various Microsoft platforms


How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please forward your application letter and CV to:
The Human Resources Office
DHL Supply Chain- Uganda Branch
Located in Luzira Port Bell
   
Deadline: 6th July 2012


Security Officer Jobs Vacancy at DHL Supply Chain in Uganda

Job Title: Security Officer
Candidate will be accountable for the comprehensive management of site security and compliance with DHL security guidelines

Qualifications and Skills:
•    At least 5 years experience in the management of security in a production or transparent environment
•    Computer literate and able to use MS Office
•    Excellent negotiation skills
•    Proven ability to conduct investigations, keep records and liaise with external stakeholders including government officials

How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please forward your application letter and CV to:
The Human Resources Office
DHL Supply Chain- Uganda Branch
Located in Luzira Port Bell
   
Deadline: 6th July 2012


IT Assistant Jobs at DHL Supply Chain in Uganda

Job Title: IT Support Assistant
Candidate will be responsible to maintain and administer the LAN and support all computer users. Includes maintenance of server; trouble shooting; implementation of DHL standards and network optimization

Qualifications & Skills
•    Graduate in an IT field with practical experience in computer systems operations
•    Demonstrable knowledge and ability in CISCO Routers, DTUs, HP, Dell servers
•    Knowledgeable in MS Office 2003 and active directory structure


How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please forward your application letter and CV to:
The Human Resources Office
DHL Supply Chain- Uganda Branch
Located in Luzira Port Bell
   
Deadline: 6th July 2012

DHL Supply Chain Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Administration Assistant
Role will provide full administrative support to the business, will include filling systems, database management, petty cash management support to the procurement system.

Qualifications & Skills
•    Suitable diploma/ administrative qualification & at least 2 years relevant experience in a similar environment
•    Advanced proficiency on MS Office is essential
•    Basic accounting knowledge will be an advantage
•    Proven ability to work in an environment with multiple priorities



How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please forward your application letter and CV to:
The Human Resources Office
DHL Supply Chain- Uganda Branch
Located in Luzira Port Bell
   
Deadline: 6th July 2012

Jobs at DHL Supply Chain in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Officer

Will provide comprehensive HR support services including recruitment, process management, performance management, support technical training and maintain employee records

Qualifications and Skills:
•    Bachelors Degree/ Diploma preferably in HR related field
•    3 years relevant experience in HR management, production environment will be an advantage
•    Well developed feedback skills, English written & verbal communication skills
•    Ability to analyze HR costs & manage within budget


How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please forward your application letter and CV to:
The Human Resources Office
DHL Supply Chain- Uganda Branch
Located in Luzira Port Bell
   
Deadline: 6th July 2012

Jobs at Nile Breweries Ltd in Uganda- Internal Audit Manager

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager
Key Responsibilities:
•    Develop the annual audit plan for the unit by applying an annual Country risk assessment methodology to define audit priorities
•    Plan and supervise implementation of the annual plan of the country audits in the field as well as audits at the headquarters by applying international auditing standards
•    Develop terms of reference including methodologies for audits to be undertaken individually or by teams

Requirements:
•    Ideally Bachelors degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
•    CIA, ACCA,CIMA,CIPFA,CPA and other relevant professional qualifications are an added advantage
•    At least three years post qualification experience in an audit environment

How to Apply:
Qualified applications should send their CV to the undersigned on or before Friday 29th June 2012
CV should include details of email addresses, present position, current remuneration, addresses, current position, and addresses of three referees and copies of testimonials

Human Resource Manager
Nile Breweries Ltd
P.O Box 762, Jinja

Deadline: 29th June 2012



Drivers Jobs Vacancy at Posta in Uganda

Job Title: Driver
Reports to: Transparent Officer

Job Description:
•    Drive company vehicles
•    Ensure that the vehicle is clean and in a good mechanical condition
•    Check fuel, water and oil levels each day
•    Carry out minor repairs on the motor vehicle

Qualifications:
•    Ordinary level certificate of Education
•    Possession of additional qualifications such as mechanical Engineering will be an added advantage
•    Preference will be given to drivers who will possess a ‘valid Defensive Driving Certificate
Working Experience and other Competencies
•    Minimum of five years driving in relevant class vehicle
•    Valid driving licence
•    Ability to check minor defects on the vehicle

How to Apply:
Posta Uganda, Plot 35, Kampala Road,
P.O Box 7106, Kampala Uganda,

Deadline: 9th July 2012

Jobs at Posta in Uganda- Bus Conductor


Job Title: Post Bus Conductor
Reports to: Bus Driver

Job Description:
•    Assist driver to load off-load mail on/off the bus
•    Assist customers to embark and disembark
•    Conduct ticket checks before departure to ensure that all passengers have paid the fair
•    Assist the driver to access if the vehicle is in good mechanical condition

Qualifications:
•    Ordinary level certificate of education
•    Possession of a driving licence or additional qualifications such as Mechanical Engineering or Accounts will be an added advantage

Working Experience and other Competencies
•    Minimum of two years experience in similar job
•    Ability to speak and write English
•    Ability to check minor defects on the vehicle



How to Apply:
Posta Uganda, Plot 35, Kampala Road,
P.O Box 7106, Kampala Uganda,

Deadline: 9th July 2012



Posta Uganda Jobs- Post Bus Driver

Job Title: Post Bus Driver
Reports to: Supervisor

Job Description:
•    Drive company vehicles
•    Ensure that the vehicle is clean and in a good mechanical condition
•    Check fuel, water and oil levels each day

Qualifications:
•    Ordinary level certificate of Education (O’ Level)
•    Possession of traditional qualifications such as Mechanical Engineering or Accounts will be an added advantage
•    Valid defensive Driving Certificate is a MUST

Working Experience and other competencies:
•    Minimum of five years driving in relevant class of vehicle
•    Valid driving licence
•    Ability to speak and write English
•    Demonstrable Customer Care Skills


How to Apply:
Posta Uganda, Plot 35, Kampala Road,
P.O Box 7106, Kampala Uganda,

Deadline: 9th July 2012



Jobs at Posta Uganda- Manager Accounting

Job Title: Manager Management Accounting
Reports to: Head of Finance

Job Description:
•    Develop a system for the analysis of profitability of different business units up to gross margin level and recommend systems for allocation of indirect costs overheads to the different income systems
•    Participate in the preparation of budgets; quantify management’s goals and objectives
•    Carry-out investment appraisals for all capital expenditure on a case by case basis prior to approval

Qualifications:
•    Minimum bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration or financial Management majoring in accounting from a recognized institution
•    Full professional accounting qualifications

Working Experience and Other competencies
•    Minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience from a reputable organization
•    Demonstrable progressive and professional accounting experience, knowledge of computerized accounting, good report writing skills


How to Apply:
Posta Uganda, Plot 35, Kampala Road,
P.O Box 7106, Kampala Uganda,

Deadline: 9th July 2012



Jobs at WellShare International in Uganda- Operations Officer

Job Title: Operations Officer, Uganda
Closing Date: Wednesday, 01 August 2012

WellShare International is an international U.S.-based non-governmental organization headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota whose mission is to improve the health of women, children and their communities around the world. In anticipation of the CSF award for Scaling up HIV/AIDS Prevention Services project in Arua District, WellShare is recruiting for the following position: Operations Officer (Part-time)

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the organization and coordination of all operational activities , including administrative, financial, procurement and logistical duties for the WellShare Arua Field Office.

LOCATION: The position is based in Arua with periodic travel within the district; travel may also be required within and outside the region based on organizational need.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    Minimum three years experience executing operational, administrative and financial duties, preferably for an international non-governmental organization in Uganda.
    Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Project Administration/Management, Accounting, or related field.
    Comprehensive understanding and experience in the application of best practices to operational issues. Experience budgeting and planning; applied knowledge of field-level accounting and budget monitoring. Knowledge of USG rules and regulations .
    Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written financial reports
    Advanced computer skills, including the ability to type quickly and to use Microsoft Office products (Excel essential), email, and internet.
    Demonstrated leadership and/or supervisory experience. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    Strong commitment to improve the health of the community.
    Fluency in English (written & spoken); proficiency in local language, preferably Lugbara.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Assists Program Manager in managing district financial activity, including generating field office monthly financial reports (funds request, expense tracking, budget vs. expense monitoring, cash counts) according to internal guidelines and deadlines;
    Manages field office operating cash and makes cash and real-time payments, ensuring cash is handled appropriately and securely; generates check payments as applicable, and maintains records and accountability
    Executes banking transactions as authorized; Supervises banking agent as applicable
    Adheres to WellShare financial policies/procedures. Ensures that staff members understand and adhere to WellShare financial policies and procedures, through mentoring and training as needed. Transparent and accountable in all activities.
    Manages and supervises Arua field office support staff (driver, cleaner, guards).
    Acts as point person for all procurement at the field office; including raising purchase requisitions, raising requests for quotations, conducting bids analysis and issuing purchase orders.
    Supports Program Manager to ensure organizational and sub-partner compliance at district level with donor contracts and GOU laws and funds accountability and monitoring
    Orients field office staff to operational policies and procedures.
    Coordinates with Operations Manager to manage field office vehicle fleet, manages fixed assets, information and technology (IT) in field office, including protecting IT resources, etc
    Organizes district logistics, including travel, vehicles, and trainings.
    Maintains regular communications with line manager (Program Manager) and with Operations Manager in Kampala via email, phone, and face-to-face meetings.

How to apply:

To apply: To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, salary history and expectations, and 3 references by email (preferred) to: jobsug@wellshareinternational.org with the position name in the title of the email, or by mail to WellShare International, P.O. Box 35514, Kampala, Uganda.

*Please do not send certificates. Failure to submit complete applications will result in disqualification.

    Application Deadline: Open until filled. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 1st August 2012



Jobs at ACTED in Uganda- FLAT Intern

Job Title: FLAT Intern, Kampala
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Department: Finance
Position: FLAT and Finance Intern Contract duration: 6 months Location: Kampala and Karamoja-Pokot, Uganda Starting Date ASAP

I. Background on ACTED

ACTED is an independent international, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization that operates according to principles of strict neutrality, political and religious impartiality, and non discrimination.

ACTED was created in 1993 to support populations affected by the conflict in Afghanistan. Based in Paris, France, ACTED now operates in 30 countries worldwide, with over 200 international and 4000 national staff. ACTED has a 100 million € budget for over 350 projects spanning 8 sectors of intervention; including emergency relief , food security , health promotion , economic development , education & training, microfinance, local governance & institutional support, and cultural promotion. For more information, please visit our website at www.acted.org.

II. Country Profile

Capital Office : Kampala National Staff : 77 Areas : 2 (Northern Uganda, Karamoja) On-going programmes : 13 Budget : 2.9 M

ACTED has been active in Uganda since May of 2007, both in the northern region and Karamoja. In the North, ACTED supports the early recovery process with a specific focus on the needs of returning populations displaced by years of conflict. It also expands access, retention, equity and quality of primary education. In Karamoja, the focus is enhanced food security and resilience to disasters, especially droughts, as well as improving the primary education sector. In 2010, ACTED began laying the foundations for long term economic development by strengthening livelihoods, building community infrastructure, increasing access to markets, and focusing on disaster preparedness and drought early warning. In 2011, ACTED expands its disaster preparedness interventions, responds to early signs of a drought in North Pokot, consolidates DEWS, continues publishing timely and useful drought bulletins, pilots a SMS-based health reporting system in Karamoja, while continuing interventions focused on increasing market access , and capacity building of farmers and pastoralists to strengthen livelihoods. In addition to these long-term development activities, ACTED will maintain an emergency response capacity and will use its experienced and recognized expertise to advocate sustainable cross-border solutions in Karamoja and Pokot, as well as in Northern Uganda.

III. Position Profile

The position of International FLAT Intern in Uganda will be 50-40% based in Kampala and 50-60% based in the cross border Karamoja-Pokot Area (KPA). While in Kampala, the FLAT intern will be detached to the Country Finance Department under the supervision of the CFM. In Karamoja-Pokot, the FLAT intern will provide support to the Area Coordinator on all FLAT functions depending on priorities identified by the Area Coordinator. As KPA contains 7 bases, the FLAT intern will be expected to undertake extensive travel to fulfill his/her duties.

Kampala Duties:

    Preparation/cross check of Allocation tables
    Preparation /cross check of Project Budget Follow Up
    Preparation /cross check of Monthly running cost
    Preparation/cross check of ATROCE: project cash requirements follow-up
    Cross-check PRATIC
    Cross-check of Cash request
    Cross-check of Contract Follow Up and HR TITANICS
    Support the country finance team as otherwise required by the Country Finance Manager.
    Support the capital HR officer in updating the national staff contracts' database, staff personal files and leave follow up. Karamoja-Pokot Duties Finance:
    Support the Area Finance team in BFU preparation.
    Support the Area Finance team to develop bi-monthly cash request and cash planning.
    Verify accountability of Cash for Work payments and support program and finance teams for cash for work planning and disbursements.
    Support to Drought Early Warning System team to undertake field and training payments
    Support the finance department in preparing the monthly cash payments schedule to ensure finance team make almost all field payments
    Support the finance department in preparing the monthly FLAT documentation package sent from the area to the capital office. Logistics
    Prepare with the Area Logistics teams the vehicle/motorcycle/generator fuel and repair follow up.
    Support to Area Logistics and Finance departments to close "fuel loans"
    Verify monthly asset and stock updates.
    Ensure weekly vehicle planning is undertaken in each base and consolidated at area level
    Verify compliance with ACTED procurement procedures
    Support the logistics team in updating the order and delivery follow up
    Analyze vehicle/motorcycle/generator running costs.
    Verify vehicle logbooks.
    Field market surveys
    Procurement monitoring Administration/HR
    Verify compliance with ACTED HR procedures, notably in ensuring that personal personnel files are updated and originals transferred to the capital office.
    Support area Finance/Administration department in preparing the monthly payroll.
    Verify that premises leases are up to date.

    Training/Process
    Documentation of area-specific FLAT compliance practices
    Hold orientation and refresher trainings for field teams on basic flat procedures

    IV. Qualifications:
    Postgraduate diploma in Finance or International Relations
    Previous related work experience, preferably in the humanitarian field w/knowledge of finance and logistics
    Postgraduate diploma in relation to the position
    Excellent English writing and communication skills
    Ability to work efficiently under pressure
    Ability to work in an unstable security environment moving
    Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions
    Ability to work independently and creatively about the land and capital

    V. Conditions:

    Field Intern benefits include: a 300 USD per month living allowance, coverage of all accommodation, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg., and the provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance.

How to apply:

Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to stages@acted.org Ref : FLATI/UGA/RW

For more information, visit us at http://www.acted.org


Deadline: 31st July 2012



Jobs at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in Uganda- DAta Architect

Job Title: Data Warehouse Architect

Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit, public health organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to strengthen health programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number of USAID and other donor funded projects including SURE, both in Kampala and other parts of the country.

SURE (Securing Ugandans’ Right to Essential Medicines) will ensure that the population of Uganda has access to adequate quantities of good quality essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS) by strengthening the national essential medicines and health commodities supply system.

MSH now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Data Warehouse Architect based in Kampala.

Reports To:         Technical Advisor, PIP

 Overall Responsibilities

The Data Warehouse Architect is responsible for the design and coordination of the implementation of the district supervision data system. The system is built on data warehousing and business intelligence technology to support analysis and reporting on performance of healthcare facilities in medicines management in SURE’s forty five districts. In addition the job holder will:

    Be involved in the development of a data mart and business intelligence application to provide self service analytics of medicines management supervision data routinely collected from districts.
    Works in collaboration with an external contractor to develop a conformed data mart for the district data and is involved in the development of Extract-Transform-Load procedures for the data.
    Works with internal and external partners to proactively identify the business intelligence and reporting needs of systems users and works extensively with the system contractor to accommodate these reporting requirements into the system’s business intelligence interface.
    Actively coordinate and participate in the design, development, testing and deployment of the district supervision data system and oversee the contractor’s development team to ensure timely completion of the system development project.
    Educate internal and external users on the analytical processing capabilities of the system.
    Design, implement and document system maintenance plans in line with best practices including hardware maintenance, system backup, disaster recovery, fail safe and optimization.
    Oversee the project management of the system development project and ensures that it is delivered on schedule and that the finished system meets the expected quality.

Qualifications

    Masters degree in computer science or related discipline
    Proven experience in the development of data warehousing and business intelligence solutions using SQL Server 2005/2008, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
    Advanced level development skills on the Visual Studio.NET stack including C#.NET and ASP.NET
    Experience implementing SharePoint applications an added advantage
    Knowledge of Windows Server administration
    In-depth knowledge of the Ugandan healthcare system including health management information systems
    Excellent communication and technical documentation skills
    Knowledge of statistical analysis a plus
    Ability to work independently and creatively in a fast paced environment to meet project deadlines and expectations.

How to Apply

The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi, P O Box 71419, Kampala Email: HRUG@msh.org
Deadline for submission: July 5, 2012. We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates.

Deadline: 5th July 2012



Jobs at World Health Organisation (WHO) in Uganda- Consultant

Job Title:
Polio Consultant

( World Health Organisation (WHO), Uganda )


Post Title: Polio Consultant

Grade: NO-B

Contract Type: Special Services Agreement

Duty Station: WHO Field Office, Moroto, Uganda

Closing Date:  22nd June, 2012

Purpose of the Position

Under the direct supervision of the WHO Representative and under technical programmatic guidance of Regional Advisor /IVD/AFRO, the polio consultant will provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health with special focus on high risk districts to strengthen and improve the quality of polio eradication initiative in particular AFP surveillance activities, high quality implementation of routine immunization, supplementary immunization activities for polio eradication and implementation of VPD surveillance within the IDSR framework. The incumbent will perform the following duties:

    To assist District Health officers, District surveillance Officers and Health Sub district officers of Karamonja sub region and other poor performing regions as would be identified through the regular monitoring achieve certification level AFP surveillance in accordance with developed and approved surveillance plans.
    Assist Districts within Karamoja sub-region establish community based disease surveillance
    Provide technical support supervison of surveillance activities within the region (s)
    Assist the National EPI manager and WHO IVD team in supporting, organizing local training/review meetings and providing technical assistance in planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting programme activities
    Assist in monitoring laboratory support for polio eradication activities in the region (s).
    Assist in monitoring the completeness and timeliness of reporting and the use of surveillance performance indicators at regional and district level.
    Will assist the districts to develop and regularly update district specific plan of action for polio eradication initiative, supervise their implementation and assist with preparation of progress reports.
    Assist with co-ordination, implementation and supervision of supplementary immunization activities including ad- hoc mopping-up operations and regional EPI/IDSR supervisors.
    To perform any other functions assigned by the WHO Representative.

Requirement:
Competencies: Generic Communicating in a credible and effective way Producing results

    Fostering integration and team work Ensuring effective use of resources Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond Promoting WHO'S position in health leadership Moving forward in a changing environment Functional
    Very good communication skills Good analytical skills Educational Qualifications Essential The suitable candidate will preferably have qualifications including a Bachelor's degree in biomedical Sciences or health sciences from a recognized university. A Master's degree in Public Health is an added advantage. Experience
    Seven years experience in public health programmes in the areas of public health surveillance with an added advantage in VPD surveillance, immunization and disease control including experience at an international level and in working with developing countries. Languages
    Proficiency in written and spoken English; working knowledge of French would be added advantage. Other skills
    Knowledge of MS Office and statistical analytical packages: EPIINFO, Health Mapper or EPI MAP

How to apply:

Duration: 12 months subject for extension depending on availability of funds.

Applications accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates, and testimonials should be addressed to: The WHO Representative Corner of Kintu/Shimoni Roads P 0 Box 24578 Kampala, Uganda.

N.B. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 22nd June 2012



Jobs at Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change in Uganda

Job Title:

Programme Coordinator


The Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change was created in late 2008 to respond to the pressing issues – environmental, social and economic – presented by rising global temperatures due to the phenomena known as Climate Change. The Forum recognizes the urgency and need for immediate action in responding to Climate Change. In implementing and managing an equitable, comprehensive response to global warming. Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change-Uganda with funding from DFID is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of a Programme Coordinator.

TERMS OF REFEENCE FOR A PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

1. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Ensure effective coordination of the preparation, planning, fundraising and implementation of PFCC projects/ programmes.
    Strengthen inter-agency coordination, working with relevant parliamentary committees.
    Establishing effective mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating PFCC programmes and follow up on key areas of application commitments in collaboration with PFCC Executive, parliamentary Committees and civil society.
    Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and management, focusing on achievement of PFCC results.
    Organize dialogue meetings with key partners to articulate clear advocacy and communication interventions that are in line with PFCC goals and objectives.
    Explore and recommend strategies for partnerships, institutional linkages with line ministries, civil society groups, local governments, media, academia, etc.
    Identify strengths and weaknesses in programme implementation and providing innovative solutions on adjusting strategies and implementation.
    Ensure the timely submission of reports.
    Draft and/or produce catchy information materials such as video reports, photo documentation, statements, policy briefs, newsletter production and represent PFCC on several other working groups on Climate Change and carry out tasks as appropriate on behalf of the Executive Committee.
    Help to coordinate the multiple branches of the program and the wider program team; assist in the planning and management of monthly activities.
    Identify and develop possible .areas for PFCC partnership with local organizations, universities, research institutions, etc;
    Represent PFCC in coordination meetings, staff meetings, workshops, and meetings with stakeholders;
    Assist in authoring research reports, briefing notes, policy papers, and other materials as required;
    Help to develop and coordinate research dissemination and follow-up activities, including providing substantive advice on the future direction of the program; and act as Secretary to PFCC Executive Committee.
    Other duties as required.

2. Field Research Management Activities

    Conduct interviews with a variety of actors (Government, traditional leaders, CSOs, youth groups, women’s leaders, etc), using a full-range of qualitative research techniques;
    Assist in the recruitment and management of a local research team, including providing training, mentoring and on-site monitoring of researchers;
    Provide insights into the findings of field research, using substantial local knowledge (political, institutional, cultural, etc)

Requirement:
Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess some or all of the following characteristics;

    Fluency in written and spoken English
    Masters degree in environmental management or social sciences (Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning and management would be an added advantage)
    At least 5 years experience working in the field of international development and environmental governance, or research at a professional level (required)
    Willingness and ability to spend extensive periods of time (at least 50% of contract, to include weekends and evenings) in remote areas throughout
    Proven record of successful interaction with individuals from a diverse array of backgrounds, including government officials, police, traditional leaders, women, the elderly, youth, CSOs, etc;
    Demonstrable experience conducting and analyzing field research and managing a local research team;
    Proven interest in issues of justice and governance in Uganda (experience with climate change adaptation and mitigation is an added advantage)
    Ability to conduct evidence-based policy analysis and play an active role in the development of program policy and direction;
    Punctuality, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take initiative, multi-tasking, and willingness to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

How to apply:

Deadline for receiving application is Monday, 25th June 2012 at 5pm.

Hand deliver applications at: Parliamentary forum Climate Change Offices, Bauman House RM P-05 or by email pfcc@parliament.go.ug



Deadline: 25th June 2012



Jobs at STOP Malaria Project (SMP) in Uganda

Job Title:
Technical Officer

( STOP Malaria Project (SMP), Uganda )


The STOP Malaria Project (SMP) is a flagship project of USAID/PMI Uganda. The project aims to increase the coverage and use of key life-saving malaria interventions in support of the National Malaria Control Strategy in order to significantly reduce the morbidity and mortality from malaria in Uganda. The project was implemented in 34 highly malarious districts over a 5- year period which started in October 2008. SMP offers a partnership uniquely positioned to deliver this implementation rollout. Partners include the Center for Communication Programs (CCP) of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (the leading agency), Malaria Consortium, Infectious Disease Institute, Communication for Development Foundation Uganda.

Title: Technical Officer

Location: Kampala

Reporting to: Chief of Party

Major purpose:

The Malaria Technical officer will be responsible for working with the districts in Central region that are supported by the Stop Malaria Project to implement facility and community based malaria control activities. The position is also responsible for ensuring the timely and acceptable implementation of the SMP work plan in the region districts of the project. The position will require frequent travel in the Central Region districts of the project.

Specific responsibilities:

1. Assist with implementing the following interventions and activities in Hoima Region:

    ANC LLIN distribution systems
    Campaign LLIN distributions
    Training health workers on .increased intermittent preventive treatment uptake among pregnant women
    Training health workers on the diagnosis of malaria using both RDTs and microscopy
    Training health workers on management of severe malaria at pre-referral and referral levels.
    Improved treatment seeking behaviour of carers of children with febrile illnesse
    Improved support and supervision of malaria control interventions at district level

2. Organise and represent the STOP Malaria Project at district level technical meetings

3. Participate in district support supervision and Clinical audits

4. Assist with the planning/ organizing and chairing of Regional SMP quarterly Review meetings with the district leadership.

5. Carry-out additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Requirement:
Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree or higher in a health related or social science field.
    Thorough understanding of both preventive and curative aspects of malaria control
    At least 2 years experience of working with district health systems in Uganda
    Fluency in English - both written and spoken. Familiarity with Luganda is an added advantage.
    Experience of working in communicable disease control, preferably malaria control.
    Familiarity with the strategies and guidelines of the Uganda National Malaria Control Programme;
    Proven experience in training of trainers and health superiors.

Experience: 2


How to apply:

Please deliver copies of your CV, academic transcripts /testimonials and three professional referees to: Johns Hopkins University, Center for communication Programmes, Plot 15 Binayomba Avenue, Bugolobi (same street as Royal suites and Ambrossoli International School) Attn: HR Manager. The deadline for receiving applications will be 5:00pm, Monday, June 25th, 2012.



Deadline: 25th June 2012



Jobs at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Uganda- Field Officer


Job Title: Tracing Field Officer

( International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Uganda )

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organisation, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRC has an immediate opening for the following position

Title: Tracing Field Officer (M/F)

Duty Stations: Kampala with regular field trips in the country

Main responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the ICRC Protection Assistant, ensure the adequate delivery of tracing services to the refugee communities and the Ugandan population, in partnership with the Uganda Red Cross Society by:

    Monitoring the exchange of Red Cross Messages between refugees and their families, as well as detainees and their families;
    Facilitating the re-establishment and maintaining of family links through phone calls for refugees;
    Registering and following-up the Unaccompanied Minors in the refugee communities, and whenever possible, organizing family reunifications of Unaccompanied Minors with their families;
    Providing constant support to the volunteers and staff members of the Ugandan Red Cross Society;
    Networking with relevant local/regional authorities and humanitarian actors.

Requirement:
Minimum required knowledge and experience:

    University degree
    Minimum 3 years work experience in a similar field
    Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken; Kinyarwanda, Swahili and French would be an important asset
    Good computer skills

Profile:

    Excellent organizational skills
    Sense of responsibility and ability to take initiative and to work independently
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Flexibility and resistance to stress
    Ability to represent the ICRC during meetings with external stakeholders (local/regional authorities; humanitarian actors)
    Good reporting skills
    Be able to travel within Uganda on a regular basis for prolonged periods up to two weeks.

How to apply:

Interested candidates will have to send their application with a detailed CV indicating postal and phone contacts, copies of training and working certificates and minimum two referees.

Applications should be addressed before 5pm Friday 6 July 2012 to the Protection Coordinator in a sealed envelope and delivered at the following ICRC office address: ICRC Kampala Office P.O. Box 4442 on Plot 8, John Babiiha Avenue, Kampala from Monday to Sunday between 8am and 5pm. Mention “Tracing Field Officer” in your title. For applications hand delivered, please make sure you register your application and receive a reference number.

Only applications that fulfil the criteria stated will be considered. Applicants who are not contacted within 30 days of the deadline (06.07.12) should consider their applications not successful.



What we offer: A challenging and rewarding work environment to somebody who is motivated and open-minded. Salary according to the salary scale of the organization


Deadline: 6th July 2012



Human Resource Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda

Job Title; Human Resources Clerk
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 039/2012 Date: 06/18/2012

OPEN TO:  All Qualified Candidates
OPENING DATE:  June 19, 2012
CLOSING DATE:  July 2, 2012
POSITION TITLE: Human Resources Clerk; FP-9; FSN-5
POSITION LOCATION:      Chancery HR Section
HOURS OF WORK:  Full time; 40 hours /week

 "The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Human Resources Clerk."
Note:  All applicants who are not family members of USG employees officially assigned to post and under Chief of Mission authority must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Incumbent provides personnel support to the HR section in duties including clerical, administrative support and records management in connection with processing of personnel actions. Incumbent reports to the Human Resources Specialist (HRS) and a member of a section consisting of the American HR Officer (HRO), 3HR Assistants, HR Office Assistant and an HR clerk.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of secondary school (both “O” and “A” levels) is required.
2. Work Experience: Two years of clerical or administrative work in a busy office is required.
3. Language Requirement:  Level II English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Must have good working knowledge of general office procedures and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook.
5. Skills: Must have typing skill at level II (30-35wpm). Ability to use personal computers and other office equipment such as fax machines, shredders, scanner and copy machine is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade.  In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.  The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed  Not Ordinarily Residents (NORs) hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.


Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, include Driver's License Class/Type.
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 2nd July 2012



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