Principal Administrator Job at Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB)


Job Title:
Principal Administrator

( Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB), Uganda )

Principal Administrator (1 post) Ref: UAHEB/HRM/001/09/2012.

Main purpose of the job:

To plan, Develop and Coordinate Implementation of the Board polices and systems for Human Resource, Finance, and Administration.

Main Duties:

    Provide performance management advice to staff and manage any performance or grievance issues in a legally compliant and professional way;
    Tender advice to Executive Secretary on matters of Finance, Human Resource & Administration;
    Lead and coordinate preparation of capital & recurrent budget;
    Develop and coordinate systems, processes & procedure for enforcing proper accountability of resources;.
    Coordinate the development and implementation of UAHEB activities;
    Develop and coordinate the implementation of Finance, Human Resource and Administrative policies;
    Plan and avail resources required for implementation of UAHEB activities;
    Manage UAHEB assets and liabilities and
    Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirement:

    Bachelor degree in Public/Business Administration, Human Resource Management with a professional qualification in Finance/Accounting (ACCA or CPA) and a Masters degree in Public/Business Administration or Human Resource Management. OR
    Any other degree with Professional Qualifications in Accountancy/ Finance (ACCA/ CPA) and a Masters degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or Human Resource management.

Experience:

    At least five (5) years of work experience in Human Resource, Finance and Administration at a management position in a government department or any other reputable organization is a requirement.
    Experience in managing performance driven programmes and public procurement is an added Advantage.

Age: Between 37 to 47 years
Experience: 5

How to apply:
Terms of Engagement: The successful candidate for each of the three posts shall first serve 12 months on probation before which he/she can be confirmed. The remuneration/benefits for each of the posts are attractive. Interested candidate please submit your application including curriculum vitae, academic papers, copy of work identity card to Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB), Plot 15 Martyrs’ Way Ntinda, P. 0. Box 22733, Kampala, Email: uaheb09@gmail.com. As you respond to this advert, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: Friday, 5th  October 2012 at 4:00 pm.


Deadline: 5th Oct 2012



Records Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB)


Job Title: Records Officer

( Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB), Uganda )

Records Officer (1 post)

Reports to Principal Administrator. Ref: UAH EB/H R M/003/09/2012

Duties and responsibilities:

    Design, implement and administer specialized system for managing record;
    Integrate records management into Board systems and processes;
    Coordinate and facilitate consultations with stakeholders to define system requirements for new technologies and implementation;
    Identify information requiring capture, classify, store and retrieve it;
    Develop a records storage plan, which includes the short and long-term housing of physical records and digital information;
    Coordinate access to records internally and outside of the organization, balancing the requirements of business confidentiality, data privacy, and public access;
    Evaluate staff reports, utilizing knowledge of principles of records and information management, administrative processes and systems, cost control, governmental record keeping requirements, and organizational objectives;
    Providing a policy framework to guide staff in the management of their records and use of the employer’s records system;
    Performing any other duties that maybe assigned by the Executive Secretary.

Requirement:

    Applicants should possess a Bachelors Degree in either Computer Science or Software Engineering or Information Technology or Information System or Mathematics or Statistics or equivalent;

ANY of the following qualifications is an added advantage:

    Possession of Professional qualifications such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP): Oracle Certified Professional (OC'P); Microsoft Certified . Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) and Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD).
    Applicants should have at least three (3) years relevant working experience in an IT environment, level in a reputable body/organization.
    Age: Not more than 35 years

Experience: 3
How to apply:

Terms of Engagement: The successful candidate for each of the three posts shall first serve 12 months on probation before which he/she can be confirmed. The remuneration/benefits for each of the posts are attractive. Interested candidate please submit your application including curriculum vitae, academic papers, copy of work identity card to Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB), Plot 15 Martyrs’ Way Ntinda, P. 0. Box 22733, Kampala, Email: uaheb09@gmail.com. As you respond to this advert, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: Friday, 5th  October 2012 at 4:00 pm.

Deadline: 5th Oct 2012



Jobs at Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board- Examinations Officer

Job Title: Examinations Officer (Clinical)


Examinations Officer (Clinical) (1 post) Ref: UAHEB/HRM/002/09/2012 Reports to Senior Examinations officer.

Duties and responsibilities:

    Participate in setting, invigilation, marking and compilation of examination reports.
    Preparation of examination materials i.e. examination cards, examination answer booklets and letters of invitation to stakeholders who participate in the examinations.
    Analyze the results of examinations, compiles and disseminate reports.
    Any other duties assigned by Management.

Requirement:

    A professional in Clinical Medicine and Community Health.
    Any other Diploma or equivalent in health related field from a recognized Institution.
    Diploma in Medical Education or its equivalent.
    Experience in computer data entry, use of computer programmes like Microsoft, excel and Microsoft Access.
    Knowledge of statistical analysis, use of SPSS/Statistical and other statistical programmes.
    Experience in managing Clinical Medicine and community health examinations at institutional level.
    Experience in setting, moderating and marking of both theory and practical examinations.
    More than 10 years of experience in managing internal examinations.

Experience: 10


How to apply:
Terms of Engagement: The successful candidate for each of the three posts shall first serve 12 months on probation before which he/she can be confirmed. The remuneration/benefits for each of the posts are attractive. Interested candidate please submit your application including curriculum vitae, academic papers, copy of work identity card to Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB), Plot 15 Martyrs’ Way Ntinda, P. 0. Box 22733, Kampala, Email: uaheb09@gmail.com. As you respond to this advert, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: Friday, 5th  October 2012 at 4:00 pm.

Deadline: 5th Oct 2012



Technical Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Health Marketing Group

Job Title: Senior Sector Technical Officer

Duty Station: Gulu

Reports to: Health Systems Strengthening Director


Job Summary:

Uganda Health Marketing Group is part of the consortium that will implement the Northern Uganda- Health Integrated to enhance services (NU-HITES) project.



This is a 5 year project funded by USAID and will be implemented in the 15 districts of Acholi and Lango sub-regions. UHMG is a lead on the private sector engagement and logistics supply chain Management.

The position’s primary responsibility is to support the private health sector for improved service provision, enhance harmonization between the public & private health sectors, and increase the private sector accountability on health.

The focus will centre on leveraging public-private partnerships and authentic collaboration within the Public Private Partnership for Health (PPPH) framework.

Essential Job Functions:

The Senior Private Sector Technical Officer will be specifically responsible for the following tasks:-

1. Lead on the accreditation of private health facilities: Conduct an inventory of existing private sector providers; evaluate quality of service provision including level of staffing, infrastructure and medical equipments so as to guide selection of facilities that would enroll into the Good Life Franchise.

2. Working closely with professional bodies and the District health offices in the 15 project districts; provide continuous mentorship to the private sector health facilities focusing on adherence to standards, skills development, and system strengthening for quality service provision.

3. Market health services and products that are provided in the private Good Life clinics and shops in the project districts

4. Working with the accredited private health facilities (Good Life Clinics); establish a community health insurance aimed at enhancing affordability of health services and products provided by the private health sector facilities

5. Engage the private sector companies in Uganda to support health service provision in Northern Uganda in fulfillment of their corporate social responsibility

6. Provide periodic updates and reports to UHMG head office and the project teams on the performance of the private health sector service provision

Minimum Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

Bachelors degree in Social sciences, Medicine and Health sciences. Masters and

Post graduate degree holders in the respective disciplines will have an added advantage


How to Apply:

Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the 'top left-hand side of the envelope' to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager,

uganda Health Marketin Group, Ltd

Plot 20-21, 27-28,  Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda

P.O Box 4553, Kampala

Deadline: 1st Oct 2012



Administration Manager Job Vacancy at Uganda Health Marketing Group


Job Title: Administration Manager

Duty Station: UHMG Head Office -Kampala

Reports to: Director Human Resource and Administration

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide professional guidance and advisory services in managing the Administration portfolio of the organization.

The position holder will also oversee the smooth operation of the offi ce, and ensure that related administrative documents are prepared, followed regularly, and implemented in compliance with the defi ned systems and processes.

S/he will co-ordinate the process of implementing and reviewing the administration systems of the organization, and communicate organizational policy reviews and updates to ensure compliance. S/he will ensure that UHMG employees are aware of and comply with donor rules, regulations, and standards on procurement integrity and ethics.

This position requires a self-driven, resilient, and fl exible person with extensive capacity in the areas of corporate offi ce management, policy formulation, administration, and property management.

The person should be result oriented, have strong conceptual and analytical skills, with expertise in proactive information gathering, analysis and impact monitoring, and should have the capacity to work with minimum supervision.

S/he must focus on quality, improvement effectiveness and efficiency, and model independence, objectivity, ethics, integrity, professionalism, and avoidance of bias and conflict of interest.

Essential Job Functions:

The Administration Manager will be specifically responsible for the following tasks:-

1. Develop the annual Administration work-plan and monitor implementation with respective Officers.

2. Supervise administrative staff and undertake periodic evaluation and feedback on their performance. Provide mentoring and coaching for performance improvement and succession planning.

3. Coordinate all administrative and property-management matters of the organization.

4. Support the supervisor in the preparation of board committee meetings, and the record of meeting minutes. Assist in the coordination of board-related matters and preparation of board meetings and documentation.

5. Initiate, coordinate, and monitor implementation and review of office data, and records management systems in collaboration with the supervisor. Ensure up-to-date administrative and contractual records in are maintained by the Administrative Officer.

6. In liaison with the ICT Officer, ensure staff undertake regular electronic fi ling of data on shared drives as per the ICT policy requirements.

7. Ensure the maintenance of an accessible secure central fi ling system, and archiving of administrative resource documents.

8. In collaboration with the other directorates of UHMG, ensure compliance with donor procurement and administrative policies and procedures, and compliance with government legal and statutory requirements and regulations.

9. Ensure the regular update of the fixed assets register by the Administrative Officer on a monthly basis.

10. Ensure the maintenance of all office inventory records and the availability of adequate stocks (i.e. stationary, sundries, and cleaning materials).

11. Ensure that monthly stock-taking reports on fixed assets, stationery, sundries, and consumables are prepared by the Administrative Officer.

12. Ensure monthly vehicle and generator maintenance reports and fuel consumption reports are submitted on time by the Transport Officer, and analyzed accordingly for performance checks.

13. Oversee the regular and timely upkeep, maintenance, and repairs of the office premises and assets (i.e. furniture, fittings, equipment, and buildings).

14. Ensure the office compound (both interior and exterior) is maintained in a clean and professional manner, and that gardening and cleaning maintenance services are effected in a timely manner.

15. Manage the asset insurance and vehicle insurance schemes, and coordinate the insurance renewal process in a timely manner.

16. Provide oversight and advice in the planning, preparation, and coordination of monthly all-staff meetings.

17. Ensure a conducive working and safe office environment to staff, that meals are provided in a hygienic  manner, that security guidelines are followed to guarantee the security of employees as well as physical assets of the organization, and that security surveillance reports are up-to-date.

18. Coordinate the allocation, management, and use of office space by the respective occupants, ensuring proper  office lay out and outlook. Ensure that the front desk represents the organization to visitors in a professional and ambient manner.

19. In liaison with supervisor, continuously review and amend, organizational policies and procedures to reflect global trends, and ensure they are legally compliant. Share updates with staff on timely basis and ensure policies are well disseminated, received, and understood.

20. Submit weekly, monthly, and quarterly Administration activity reports.

21. Occasionally track human resource and administration-related expenses, and review budget balances.

Minimum Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Office Management, or related field. Post graduate Diploma in Management (essential).

Masters Degree in Management (an added advantage). At least 3 years experience in management and administration, including the running of a growing organization is mandatory.

Experience in general office management, fleet, assets, and stores with large organizations a plus. Demonstrable results in previous work environment would reinforce claims to this experience.

Ability to consult, make and implement decisions in line with agreed principles and criteria. Display high ethical standards and integrity, strong personal values and character.

Able to think analytically, independently and creatively, and have attention to detail. Must have strong leadership and result-oriented skills, and should be meticulous, and able to work independently, with objectivity and sound judgment. Have self motivation, initiative, hard work, orientation, and good team work/player skills.

Have organization and facilitation skills, as well as good communication and feedback skills in person and in writing (reporting).

Able to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and to stand pressure, observe and work under strict deadlines in a multidisciplinary, multidimensional organization.

Able to grow in a challenging career and to add value to the organization’s strategic goals, and adapt to change.


How to Apply:

Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the 'top left-hand side of the envelope' to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager,

uganda Health Marketin Group, Ltd

Plot 20-21, 27-28,  Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda

P.O Box 4553, Kampala

Deadline: 1st Oct 2012





Jobs at Uganda Health Marketing Group in Uganda- Supervisors


Job title: Supervisors: Managing Director, UHMG Technical Director, Star-SW

Supervisees; IEC/BCC Officer Community Linkages Officers

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position is to support the STAR-SW Project by ensuring that critical services for HIV/AIDS and TB prevention, care and treatment are interconnected through strong referral networks and linkages as well as overseeing the demand generation processes for HIV/AIDS and TB in the nine (9) project districts of Kisoro, Kabale, Rukungiri, Kiruhura, Ibanda, Kanungu, Bushenyi, Isingiro and Ntungamo. The position is responsible for providing professional programmatic services for UHMG.

The position holder will be the principal representative of UHMG on the STARSW project. The Director CL&DG will be expected to ensure that all interests, obligations, and deliverables of UHMG are met at the highest standards possible.

He/she will uphold the high image and values of the organization within the consortium, with outstanding professionalism, social conduct, and personal presentation. The position holder will ensure that the UHMG Managing Director is appraised on a monthly basis on progress made and on issues that need the MD’s attention and engagement.

Essential Job Functions:

The Director Community Linkages and Demand Generation will be specifi cally responsible for the following tasks:-

1. Lead in the establishment of a referral network model that facilitates linkages between different service delivery points to create an orchestra of interlinked health care service delivery in the nine (9) targeted project districts.

2. Ensure that available HIV and TB services in the nine (9) project districts are mapped to support networking and referral for the prospective users.

3. Guide the development of a communication campaign focused on demand creation for HIV/AIDS and TB services in the targeted project districts.

4. Supervise the staff in the directorate of community linkages and demand creation for effective and effi cient implementation of the planned activities.

5. Lead in the development of the directorate annual, quarterly work-plans that are focused on community linkages and demand creation.

6. Responsible for the development of timely directorate reports in support to the projects reporting requirements.

7. Ensure documentation of best practices that relates to community linkages, networking and demand creation under the project.

8. Provide periodic updates to Chief of Party STAR-SW Project and the Managing Director of UHMG on the progress of the overall directorate activities.

9. Responsible for creating synergies between the directorate of community linkages and demand creation with other directorates under the project.

10. Work as the contact person between UHMG and the STAR-SW project.

11. Responsible for planning, budgeting and ensuring proper accountability (programmatically and fi nancial) in regard to activities relating to community linkages and demand generation.

12. Working closely with other project directors to support processes aimed at sustainability by enhancing ownership of the project by the district leadership.

13. Undertake any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Health related discipline with a Masters Degree in Project Management, Business Management and Planning. At least 5 years experience working in public health communication.

Should have experience in working with community health-intervention programs and referral models.

Should have established and managed an effective referral network and behavior change communication programs. Experience in working with the private sector and NGOs is an added advantage.

Training experience and partnership building with HIV/AIDS/T.B service providers and should be familiar with PEPFAR and USAID reporting requirements. Should be a person of integrity, energetic, a dynamic team player, and with portray innovation.

Should have an eye for detail, and possess analytical skills (check value for money). Should have excellent record keeping, and report compilation skills.

Should be a self-starter, and able to work with minimum supervision. Able to work under pressure with competing deadlines.

Should be fl exible, innovative, with reporting writing, communication, presentation, interpersonal, and team work skills, as well as networking, facilitation, strategic thinking.

Able to work with a multi-cultural team within the organization. Computer literacy with knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

How to Apply:

Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the 'top left-hand side of the envelope' to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager,

uganda Health Marketin Group, Ltd

Plot 20-21, 27-28,  Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda

P.O Box 4553, Kampala

Deadline: 1st Oct 2012



Finance Manager Job at War Child UK in Uganda

Job Title: FINANCE MANAGER

War Child UK
Job Description

The role:

Reporting to the Country Director, the Finance Manager will lead WCUK’s financial and operational management including; management of WCUKs Uganda program overall finance, accounts and administration, strengthening the current financial management system and capabilities of WCUK and partner organizations; lead in preparation of quality and timely financial reports; support in the development and implementation of finance policies and procedures cash projections and monitoring for the Uganda program cost accounting and ensure proper valuation for Inventory payroll preparation -ensuring standard financial controls are maintained, Audit-establishing, monitoring and reviewing controls to ensure compliance.

The Person:

    You should possess a minimum MBA with a bias in Accounting or Finance and ACCA qualified.
    You should have at least 5 years of relevant working experience in a Finance role preferably with INGO or private sector with,
    at least 3 years at middle management level, thorough understanding of high level organizational financial management and prior experience in people management.

How to Apply

War Child UK is an award winning charity which works with, local partner organizations in places acutely affected by conflict – Uganda, Iraq, Afghanistan, Central Africa Republic, Lebanon and The Democratic Republic of Congo – to protect the most marginalised children, who would Otherwise be overlooked. To fulfill this dream, War Child UK is looking for dynamic, enthusiastic and committed persons to join its team in Uganda.

Application letters and current CV. (do not submit certificates) should be submitted to: Martha@warchild.org.uk Merge cover letter and CV into Word or PDF documents, scanned copies will not be accepted.

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Due to large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

War Child has a child protection policy that the successful candidate will be expected to sign and comply with.


Deadline: 29th Sept 2012



Jobs at United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction in Uganda

Job Title: Project Officer (32962)

United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional Office for Africa will be implementing an ECHO funded project entitled “Integrated Drought/Disaster Risk Reduction in the Horn of Africa (GHA)”.

The project is designed to target government institutions in charge of drought risk reduction as well as practitioners and community members in drought prone areas in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia as well as the IGAD and EAC Secretariats.

 Building on existing initiatives, UNISDR supports state and non-state actors to integrate disaster risk reduction in development and relief efforts.

UNISDR is looking for a National Project Officer based in Uganda to support the overall management of the project and follows up on the implementation of the project in Uganda through field missions, interventions where necessary and reporting in close liaison with the national and regional DRR Advisors working under this project as well as UNISDR Staff in Nairobi.

Type of Contract:                             Service Contract

Post Level:                                          SB 4

Languages Required:                     English

Starting Date:                                    1 November 2012 (when the selected candidate is expected to start)

Duration of Contract:                     1 year


How to Apply
• For further details on the terms of reference and application processes, please visit http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=32962 .
Please email the following documents to isdr-africa@unep.org

• Cover letter, explaining why you consider yourself qualified and motivated for this particular assignment.
• Completed P-11 Form
• Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 5th Oct 2012


Programme Assistants Job Vacancy at ASARECA in Uganda


Job Title: Programme Assistants (Threepositions- Uganda Nationals only)
Reporting to the ProgrammeManager ,the Programme
Assistants will be responsible for providing support to
the ProgrammeManager in delivering his/her mandate in
ASARECA.


Key responsibilities
• Receive periodic reports from stakeholders, review and provide feedback on the quality of the reports;
• Prepare draft synthesis reports, drafts contract agreements, and letters of requests for services;
• Assist in developing requests for research calls/ proposals and send them out, receive applications and prepare the evaluation forms that are used during the selection process;
• Manage inquiries from different stakeholders pertaining to all programme work;
• Coordinate workshop duties/activities through drawing up of list of invitees, preparing the workshop budgets, drafting invitation letters, repertoiring, compiling workshop publications and proceedings;
• Receive and follow up of the sub-grant financial accountabilities and forward them to finance;
• Prepare periodic newsletters that are distributed to over
800 stakeholders and provide articles to be posted onto the website;
• Assist in preparing annual work plans and budget
for the program in consultation with the Programme
Managers;
• Assist in consolidating programme technical reports into the corporate annual report;
• Consolidate programme work plans into corporate work plans;
• Assist in preparing publications for scientific conferences;
• Assist to carry out monitoring and evaluation of projects in liaison with the M&Eunit; and
• Organise in-house planning meetings, and take a record of minutes for meetings to ensure actions are implemented.
Person specifications
The successful candidates will have:
• At least five years experience as a researcher in an agricultural oriented organisation at middle-level management;
• Demonstrable progressive experience in administrative services;
• Good interpreter to communicate to stakeholders who are French speaking;
• Ability to analyse data and extract reporting material;
and
• Good understanding and appreciation of regional agricultural issues.
We are looking for candidates with Masters of Science in
Agriculture or in any other related field.


How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, send your applications in confidence to the address belowby close of business Friday 12 October 2012. Please Indicate the position that you are applying for and send your curriculum vitae (by post or email) containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates. Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to:
ThePeople and Change Division PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited Communications House, 1 Colville Street P O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: hr.s@ug.pwc.com
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
© 2012 PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited. All rights reserved. In this document, “PwC” refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited which is a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, each member firm of which is a separate legal entity.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012



Programme Manager Job Vacancy at ASARECA in Uganda


 Job Title: Programme Manager (Two positions): ProgrammeManager-Staple Crops and ProgrammeManager-High Value Non-Staple Crops
The two ProgrammeManagers report to the Deputy Executive Director and will be responsible for leading and managing the establishment of ASARECA’s regional
research portfolio, up scaling and out scaling of technologies and innovations, building NARS capacity for research, extension and education in the programme areas. These roles involve developing the program strategy and identifying the thematic and strategic
research priority areas, fundraising, providing programme leadership in projects and other program activities, implementation, mobilising and building strategic alliances and partnerships to enable ASARECA achieve its goals and objectives.


Key responsibilities
• Develop the programme strategic plan and set priorities for the programme in line with ASARECA’s strategic goals and objectives;
• To lead in upscaling and outscaling of technologies and innovations;
• Formulate operational plan, mid-term plans and annual work plans and required budgets based on the identified priorities and strategies;
• Develop and drive implementation of scientific standards and processes to assure high quality outputs and achievement of targeted impact;
• Ensure that the programme research portfolio and activities are enhanced through developing research calls, and organising evaluation of submitted
concept notes and providing leadership for proposals development and capacity building;
• Facilitate and encourage members of the winning team or partners to understand ASARECA’s requirements
for processing fund requisitions and accountabilities, procurements to ensure effective, efficient and timely implementation of funded projects;
• Identify capacity building needs, develop and implement a strategy to build capacity of the various stakeholders for IAR4D through organising group trainings (group courses, farmers and other
stakeholders’ trainings) and post graduate training;
• Manage research contracts with stakeholders through negotiations with winning teams, preparation of research grants and sub-grant agreements;
• Provide intellectual leadership in the implementation of collaborative research projects to ensure quality and relevance of the research, organise monitoring
and evaluation missions to ensure that the programme delivers against ASARECA’s goals;
• Manage strategic alliances, partnerships and linkages and ensure strong teams in implementation of the projects;
• Identify constraints within the programme and develop the terms of reference to source relevant consultants competitively in conjunction with the procurement and finance departments;
• Manage staff issues, staff performance, identify and ensure monthly planning of activities for administrative staff in the programme area;
• Provide effective guidance, coaching and evaluation of staff to assist them in developing their skills and abilities to ensure optimal performance;
• Manage relationships and collaboration with partners, to ensure delivery of services;
• Undertake programme budgetary planning and management. Approve requests for payment on programme activities and monitor project budgets to ensure value for money;
• Ensure proper recruitment of programme support staff in collaboration with the Head of Administration;
• Provide intellectual leadership in dissemination of research findings and other relevant information through appropriate media (publications in scientific journals, conference papers and policy briefs among others);
• Source and manage resources for the implementation of the programme priority project areas; and
• Contribute to the development of ASARECA’s institutional development with regard to the programme.


Person Specifications
The successful candidates will have:
• At least 10 years experience as a scientist including a minimum of five years experience in a senior Agricultural Research and Development Management position;
• The jobholder should also have a minimum of five years experience in coordination or carrying out research at regional level;
• Demonstrable experience in Agricultural Innovation
Systems and Value Chain Analysis;
• Strong experience in coordination and implementation of monitoring of agricultural technology dissemination and scaling up and out projects; and
• Good strategic and systems thinking skills, leadership and people management skills.
We are looking for candidates with a PhD qualification in Agriculture, Agricultural Extension/Economics, Natural Resource Management or a related field.

How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, send your applications in confidence to the address belowby close of business Friday 12 October 2012. Please Indicate the position that you are applying for and send your curriculum vitae (by post or email) containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates. Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to:
ThePeople and Change Division PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited Communications House, 1 Colville Street P O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: hr.s@ug.pwc.com
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
© 2012 PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited. All rights reserved. In this document, “PwC” refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited which is a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, each member firm of which is a separate legal entity.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012



Jobs at ASARECA in Uganda- Environmental Safeguard Specialist


Job Title: Environmental Safeguard Specialist (One position)

Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director, the
Environmental Safeguard Specialist will be responsible
for providing operational support to ASARECA Managers, Unit Heads and Principal Investigators for them to fulfill the compliance requirements and enhance the , effective integration of environmental and social concerns of project activities financed by the ASARECA MDTF. The Officer is expected to use and strengthen the country systems in environmental and social assessments by providing technical comments and by participating
in the process of preparing environmental and social management plans for all approved projects, monitoring the implementation of the mitigation measures identified in the plan and providing training in environmental
and social issues to sub grantees as part of the capacity building initiatives.


Key responsibilities
• Undertake regular categorization and review of the social, technical, and environmental impact of project and resettlement plans to ensure quality control of documents, adequacy of mitigation measures and strengthening of compliance to environmental and social safeguards procedures;
• Ensure preparation, reviews, and updating of safeguard procedures of ASARECA, including the preparation and updating of tools, formats / manuals and procedures;
• Coordinate the creation / dissemination of information both internal and external and the use of such in environmental and social sustainability studies and initiatives;
• Create a knowledge network within ASARECA on
project-based environmental and social issues to improve communication, modus operandi, and safeguards;
• Ensure that training is provided to ASARECA staff on sustainable development and social safeguards both internally and in partner institutions following the production of training materials, learning tools and related documents;
• Participate in preparing management responses to World Bank Review Missions’ reports and required monitoring activities;
• Undertake periodicmonitoring of progress reporting on the implementation of environmental and social safeguards policies and procedures, including lessons learned and strategic direction;
• Establish and manage partnerships and initiate networking with other international and bilateral agencies at international, regional and local levels to advance the agenda of the safeguards’ program and represent ASARECA in such conferences and workshops;
• Assess social and environmental impacts of the projects and mitigationmeasures through desk reviews and field visits;
• Provide classifications for projects in terms of the level of possible social and environmental impacts and mitigation possibilities;
• Ensure performance standards are specifically applicable to the particular project being reviewed, and environmental guidelines are followed to ensure project designs and planned mitigationmeasures and the applicable standards are met;
• Manage contract conditions to ensure compliance of the project with the performance standards and applicable guidelines;
• Prepare environmental and social review summaries for all projects as an essential part of disclosure process;
• Ensure environmental and social mitigationmeasures and the right institutional setup is in place and budget is allocated for their implementation; and
• Prepare terms of reference for environmental and social impact assessments.
Person specifications
The successful candidate will have:
• Aminimumof five years experience in one or more relevant professional disciplines;
• Strong theoretical base in environmental and/or social areas, combining a broad grasp of relevant theory and principles with practices and precedents;
• Good knowledge of the World Bank safeguard policy and those of ASARECA member countries;
• Ability to translate theory into practical applications in social or environmental due diligence and monitoring of moderately complex projects in different sectors;
• Ability to carry out policy analysis, as necessary
to support the work of the environment and social specialist team on how best to ensure ASARECA’s policies and standards on social and environmental sustainability are met;
• Ability to travel frequently and handle often difficult project environments, and to work in a variety of cultural contexts and countries;
• Strong written and spoken English including the ability to convey ideas and positions clearly. Working knowledge of French will be considered an added advantage;
• High level of work ethical standards and a demonstrated ability to handle procedures that involve highly sensitive and confidential information;
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize assignments, and work effectively often under pressure with minimum supervision;
• Demonstratable maturity and judgment and sound decision-making and negotiating skills; and
• Ability to work within cross-cultural groups to achieve consensus on complex policy issues.
We are looking for a candidate with a Masters degree in a relevant discipline (Environment, Engineering, Legal, or Social Sciences) or in any other related field.


How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, send your applications in confidence to the address belowby close of business Friday 12 October 2012. Please Indicate the position that you are applying for and send your curriculum vitae (by post or email) containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates. Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to:
ThePeople and Change Division PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited Communications House, 1 Colville Street P O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: hr.s@ug.pwc.com
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
© 2012 PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited. All rights reserved. In this document, “PwC” refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited which is a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, each member firm of which is a separate legal entity.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012



ICT Head Jobs Vacancy at ASARECA in Uganda


Job Title: Head of ICT (One position)

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Head of ICT will be responsible for overseeing the effective and efficient operation of the ICT Department and ensuring departmental alignment with the organisation’s operations. The Head of ICT works closely with his
or her colleagues on the seniormanagement team to drive, implement, and manage the strategy for IT and IS developments that provide on-going cost-effective solutions for all aspects of ASARECA activities and will
also ensure appropriate IT capacity to adequately support current and projected activities.


Key responsibilities
• Provide constructive and effective contribution to the formulation of ASARECA’s key activities and objectives;
• Formulate IT and IS strategies that allow ASARECA to achieve its objectives;
• Manage the ICT department, ensure delivery of appropriate services support and information to
all users at the Secretariat and partner institutions, including the agreement and ongoing management of service level agreements (SLAs);
• Develop the most appropriate design of infrastructure to support the business, taking into account prevailing best practices and technologies;
• Identify and agree IT priorities,maintain an oversight of all IT and IS projects ensuring that compatibility and integration issues are taken into account and, as a member of the project steering group, be responsible for the monitoring and control of all IT- led projects within ASARECA;
• Responsible for ASARECA’s information security policy and adherence to the requirements of the Data Protection Act;
• Manage the operational costs of the IT department, including the preparation, submission and monitoring of operational budgets that meet prevailing objectives;
• Ensure that IT and IS infrastructure and stored data are secure against internal and external threats and position effective and appropriate measures for risk management, and information security (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans (BCP &DRP));
• Oversee provision of end-user support services, including help-desk and associated technical support services;
• Oversee negotiation and administration of IT and IS vendor, outsourced suppliers and consultant service agreements and contracts;
• Manage department staffing, including resource planning, recruitment, professional development, appraisal and disciplinary actions to provide a resilient and responsive support team that provides the specified
service levels to the organisation’s users and the required skills for the technical support of the solutions in use; and
• Ensure that the structure of the IT department and skill sets present within it are appropriate to meet the needs of the business.
Person specifications
The successful candidate will have:
• Five years of experience at a management/ leadership level;
• Excellent technical skills in COBIT or ITIL; project management skills will be an added advantage;
• Strong interpersonal, communication and relational skills, with sound judgment, initiative, flexibility and detail-oriented;
• Strong analytical and logical problemsolving skills;
• Documented working experience with Microsoft Windows environments, including MS-SQL and MicrosoftExchange, Internet Information Server and other applications; and
• Experience with MicrosoftWindows configuration, installation,maintenance, support and troubleshooting of TCP/IP networks supporting VoIP telephony, microcomputers and other systems, system development, complex project management, knowledge of the existing network hardware, client/server technology, internet/intranets.
We are looking for a candidate with a Masters degree
in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, or in a related field.


How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, send your applications in confidence to the address belowby close of business Friday 12 October 2012. Please Indicate the position that you are applying for and send your curriculum vitae (by post or email) containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates. Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to:
ThePeople and Change Division PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited Communications House, 1 Colville Street P O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: hr.s@ug.pwc.com
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
© 2012 PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited. All rights reserved. In this document, “PwC” refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited which is a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, each member firm of which is a separate legal entity.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012


Finance Head Jobs Vacancy at ASARECA in Uganda



Job Title: Head of Finance (One position)

Reporting to the Executive Director, the The Head
of finance will be responsible for leading ASARECA’s financialmanagement procedures in line with the ASARECA strategic plan and Operational Plan. This involves collaboration with the various management offices in ASARECA, developing and monitoring
budgets, keeping accurate financial records and ensuring accountabilities at all levels, creating efficient financial service delivery, controlling expenditure and revenue, and periodic financial reporting.

Key responsibilities
• Manage the budget preparation process in collaboration with the variousmanagement offices in ASARECA;
• Prepare secretariat operational budgets and present these to the Executive Director for review, monitor and review budgets and advise management as appropriate;
• Assist in collaboration with the various management offices in ASARECA in the development of the financial strategic plan;
• Maintain proper books of accounts to record expenditure, revenue, assets and liabilities in line with the ASARECA accounting Policies, and manage the smooth running of the accounting system;
• Receive and acknowledge funds and create an accounting system for tracking donor funds and their applications (uses);
• Prepare and submit donor financial accountability reports;
• Guide and prepare periodic financial reports that show an accurate financial position and performance of ASARECA;
• Lead and manage the financemanagement unit for effective and efficient financial service delivery;
• Manage the verification and record keeping of all
ASARECA fixed assets;
• Facilitate external audit reviews;
• Lead the preparation of the ASARECA annual financial report through the Executive Director to the Board
of Directors, Development Partners and General
Assembly;
• Provide secretarial services and ex-officio membership to the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board; and
• Provide periodic reports and serve as a linkage between the clients and ASARECA.
Person specifications
The successful candidate will have:
• Ademonstrable track record of financial performance for at least 10 years at seniormanagement level in a donor funded organisation;
• Excellent technical, financial and accounting knowledge;
• Experience in implementing and monitoring strong
financial control systems;
• Good people management skills;
• Ability to work in a multicultural office environment;
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting environment, multi-task, work under pressure, and remain sensitive to meeting deadlines;
• Strong verbal and written communication skills; and
• High level of integrity and negotiation skills.
We are looking for a candidate who holds a good Masters degree in Finance/Accounting/MBA with professional qualification in ACCA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent qualification.

How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, send your applications in confidence to the address belowby close of business Friday 12 October 2012. Please Indicate the position that you are applying for and send your curriculum vitae (by post or email) containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates. Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to:
ThePeople and Change Division PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited Communications House, 1 Colville Street P O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: hr.s@ug.pwc.com
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
© 2012 PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited. All rights reserved. In this document, “PwC” refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited which is a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, each member firm of which is a separate legal entity.

Deadline: 12th Oct 2012


Jobs at Program for Accessible health Communication and Education (PACE) in Uganda



Job Title: Deputy Director Sales and Marketing
Job description DDSM
Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE) is a Ugandan
indigenous health organization leading solutions in the health market through the private sector. We
deploy social marketing approaches to measurably improve the health of Ugandans. PACE is looking for
a professional with management and substantive experience in advancing development programs in the
areas of Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health and Safe Water. You will join a dedicated and dynamic
team of personnel located at various parts of the country.
You will be someone who values Innovation and Creativity, Open Communication and Teamwork,
Transparency and Accountability, Speed and Efficiency, and Recognition and Reward.
PACE - Job Description

Job Title:  Deputy Director Sales and Marketing
Department Sales and Marketing
Reporting Line Sales and Marketing Director
Job level PACE 12
Duty Station PACE Headquarter Offices
Commitment Full time

Job summary: Collaborates with the Sales and Marketing Director to provide strategic direction to
the sales and marketing function; to develop and manage a customer focused marketing effort to drive
health impact. Responsible for the planning, coordination and control of all the marketing mix elements
for all PACE products and services; Develops and implements strategies to effectively and efficiently
deliver PACE’s messages to key target audiences. To assume management functions and leadership for
the department in the absence of the Sales & Marketing Director.
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Duties & Responsibilities:
• Strategy Development and Implementation: Deploy cutting-edge social marketing strategies
using proven marketing tools to positively influence individual and community behaviour.
Support Program managers to develop and implement quality marketing plans. Support the
Sales and Marketing manager to develop strategies for increasing the effectiveness and
efficiency of PACE’s distribution system.
• Training & Capacity Building: Collaborate with the programs department to institute capacitybuilding
initiatives for all PACE channels (CBOs, Partner clinics, Franchise clinics, distributors
etc) and staff, so as to expand coverage and reach of PACE’s products and services.
• Brand Management & Growth: As leader of the creative committee vet all PSI creative briefs
and appraise agency strategies and materials to ensure efficacy of strategies in building PACE
brands. Provide top class support, sales tools and marketing collateral to PACE’s Sales and
Marketing team as well as to PACE’s IPC agents and institutional partners.
• Coordination and Control:
- Work with the Finance Department to develop and track departmental budgets. Manage
the timely submission of the department’s monthly budget projections to the Finance
Department.
- Develop and track departmental procurement plans.
- Develop department’s monthly activities report.
- Supervise the day-to-day activities and development of the communications managers.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Mass Communications or related field.
• Advanced degree and/or professional qualifications in marketing preferred.
• 3-5 years of management experience.
• Previous experience with the private sector is preferred.
• Proven track record of successful development of marketing plans.
• Excellent capacity building and training skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Media relations, Public relations)
• Excellent writing skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work with various partners including donors, MoH, distributors, local
governments, CBO’s and other NGO’s.


How to Apply:
Submit all applications to the Deputy Director Human Resources - PACE by close of business 30th
September 2012 at Plot 2 Ibis Vale - Kololo, P. O. Box 27659, Kampala. We appreciate your application
however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th Sept 2012



Personal Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Muteesa 1 Royal University in Uganda


Job Title : Personal Assistant

REPORTS TO: Vice –Chancellor

MAIN PURPOSE: To provide Administrative Support to the Vice –Chancellor.

Duties :( i) Ensuring proper maintenance of the VC office to reflect the image befitting the status of the V.C.

2. Managing the VC ‘S diary.

3. Organizing meetings convened by the VC and taking minutes of such meetings.

4. Managing the budget for the V.C

5. Taking dictation from the V.C

6. Handling visitors including making the appointments for the V.C

7. Liaising with various University officials for the V.C’s travels and monitoring.

8. Develop and manage V.C’s filling system.

9. Setting targets for the secretaries and other office attendants attached to the V.C’s office.

Requirements

1. Bachelor’s degree in secretarial studies or related fields

2. Five years experience in administrative position.

3. Computer literacy

4. Good personality.

5. Excellent communication skills.



HOW TO APPLY

Suitable candidates should apply either by Email to mru.univ@gmail.com or by post or hand delivery to the University secretary Muteesa 1 Royal University Po Box 322 Masaka,
Applications should be accompanied by detailed CV and three (3) referees.



Deadline: Friday 28th Sept 2012 at 5pm.


Jobs at Muteesa 1 Royal University in Uganda- Estates Manager


Job Title: Estates Manager
Reports to: university Secretary
Main Purpose: To oversee the security and maintenance of the University estates and the properties
Duties include:
  • Provide information on the planning of the estates
  • oversee the maintenance of buildings, compounds, sports field and farms
  • Maintenance of property register
  • Ensure security of property and personnel at campus
  • Supervise staff under his or her jurisdiction
Requirements:
A Bachelors degree in any of the following field
  • Civil engineering
  • Motor Vehicle engineering
  • Project management
  • Logistic management.
Masters Degree will be an added advantage
Proven Experience of not less than 5 years in a similar position in a reputable institution should be above 35 years of age

How to Apply:
Suitable candidates should apply either by Email to mru.univ@gmail.com or by post or hand delivery to the University Secretary Muteesa 1 Royal University P.O. Box 322 Masaka.
Applications should be accompanied by detailed CV and 3 referees

Deadline: 28th Sept  2012

Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy at Muteesa 1 Royal University in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Officer
Reports to: University Secretary

 Key Responsibilities:
  •  Manage the overall provision of human resource services and policies for the effective and efficient smooth running of the university
  • coordinate the recruitment, selection, induction and placement of staff
  • manage the payroll staff
  • Prepare a human resource development plan
Requirements:
  • A Master's degree in Human Resource, public Administration, development Studies or Social Sciences
  • At least 5 years of proven experience in handling human resource affairs in reputable institution
  • Practical computer skills
  • Good communication skills
How to Apply:
Suitable candidates should apply either by Email to mru.univ@gmail.com or by post or hand delivery to the University Secretary Muteesa 1 Royal University P.O. Box 322 Masaka.
Applications should be accompanied by detailed CV and 3 referees

Deadline: 28th Sept 2012


Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Project Management Specialist



Job Title: Project Management Specialist/ HIV/AIDS

U.S. Mission, Uganda
  
Number: 56/2012                       Date: 9/26/2012

OPEN TO:                                    All Qualified Candidates

OPENING AND CLOSING DATES: September 26 to October 9, 2012

POSITION TITLE:                         Project Management Specialist/ HIV/AIDS Prevention
     
POSITION LOCATION:                  USAID, DO3 OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK:                        40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:                        FSN-10  (Ugshs.58,213,135 to 83,870,107
                                                                       p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is seeking for a qualified Ugandan for the position of Project Management Specialist/HIV/AIDS Prevention.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Serves to provide expertise in programmatic and technical leadership on key components of USAID/Uganda’s Health and HIV/AIDS strategy, particularly HIV prevention and  health promotions, using his/her thorough knowledge of the host country development, Health and HIV/AIDS, and social sector dynamics. This is a middle level program management position and has no supervisory responsibilities.

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 a Master’s Degree in either Public Health, Social Sciences, health communication, International Development, or the equivalent in a field related to health promotion and communication.
2.  Work Experience: At least six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience working in the Uganda health sector, HIV/AIDS and/or the development field.  Work experience should include at least three (3) years of planning for and implementing, health promotion and communication interventions within HIV prevention programs. Experience in project design, working in a decentralized system, monitoring and evaluation. Work experience with government and donors particularly in support of health promotion, communication and HIV/AIDS prevention is desirable.
3.   Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language.
4.   Knowledge:  Knowledge of health and HIV/AIDS service delivery in the public and private sector in Uganda, or sub-Saharan Africa, including health promotion, communication and a sound understanding of the  key drivers of HIV infection, Demonstrated understanding of donor  involvement in supporting health promotion and HIV/AIDS prevention.
5.  Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated technical expertise in HIV/AIDS  prevention, health promotion and communication; ability to develop and maintain effective working and management-level contacts within HIV/AIDS service delivery activities of the government and NGOs; ability to work effectively with team and interagency environments, ability to work in a decentralized system; ability to link research to policy and program implementation and to train, mentor, and coordinate well with others; ability to interpret regulatory directives and related guidance; excellent computer skills.

HOW TO APPLY
Applications should include the following documentation
(i)   A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff (DS-174);
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)  Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Those who applied before need not apply.  Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

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 include all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5


Deadline: October 9, 2012



Finance Manager Jobs Vacancy at Plan International in Uganda



Job Title: Finance Manager
Reporting to the Finance  Director , the incumbent will manage  the  finance  function  of the project  to ensure efficient utilization of  resources in a manner  that the risk , cost and control  considerations are properly balanced  in all given situations  in the project districts .  The incumbent will have  direct responsibility  for the budget , and will supervise  the finance team.
Specific  Responsibilities :
•    Prepare and consolidate  project budgets  and annual plans  for each financial  year
•    Monitor  expenditure to ensure  adherence to  budgetary  limits
•     Review  consolidated  cash forecasts for the project  districts to ensure  optimal funding  for running  project activities
•    Ensure that  funds are  in plan project  accounts in respective  banks  to support seamless implementation  of projects at district level

Required Competencies :
•    Bachelor’s degree  (Hons) in Commerce, Business  Administration , Accounting or Finance
•    Professional  qualification  in Accountancy  (e.g CPA,ACA,etc.)
•    A  Master’s degree  in related field  is an added advantage
•    Strong  knowledge  of USAID  rules and regulations is a must.

How to apply:
Suitably qualified  candidates should  submit letter’s   of application,  together with a CV.  Contact telephone numbers , copies of relevant  certificates , names and contact details  of three referees  plus salary history.
If  you don’t hear from us by  15th  November 2012 , consider yourself un successful.
Address below:
The people & Culture Manager,
Plan  Uganda
Email:Uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org.


Deadline: 2nd October 2012



Jobs at National Social Security Fund (NSSF) in Uganda- Human Resource Manager


Job Title: Human Resource Manager
National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Job Description


REPORTS TO: HEAD HUMAN RESOURCES

MAIN PURPOSE:

Develop and manage performance and reward management systems m line with the Fund s strategic business needs

MAJOR ACTIVITIES OF THE JOB:-

    Coordinate and evaluate effectiveness of the performance management system and recommend changes as required
    Review and update performance tool based on business need.
    Implement bonus, reward and performance related pay polices
    44 Manage and coordinate Job analysis and Job evaluation processes
    Manage reward and compensation systems to ensure rewards are equitable market-based and cost effective.
    Administer the Human Capital Information System
    Review and update HR policies and procedures concerning performance and reward.
    Supervise in-house administration activities of the Staff Provident Fund:
    Ensure the Fund is appropriately designed to deliver organization objectives and effectively manage structural change.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Organizational Psychology or any related held in Human Resource Management
    Membership to HR professional Association

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human Resources Management 3years of which must be in Performance Management or Organizational Development at senior management level n a large commercial organization.

COMPETENCIES; The individual must have;

    Strong leadership and supervisory skills
    Ability m building, leading and working with teams
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – with ability to- communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
    Demonstrated analytical and problem serving skills
    High lever of integrity and influencing skills’
    Thorough and proven understanding of a number of Performance Management systems and Organization Development (OD) interventions
    Good understanding of the organizational context and how this affects Performance Management and OD interventions.
    Proven ability to meet timelines


How to Apply

National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is positioning its self to be the) Social Security Provider of Choice in Uganda and now seeks to recruit a person with proven competences and skills lo join the team in the Human Resources Department

Interested individuals should send their applications with copies of their academic and professional qualifications addressed to:

The Ag. Head of Human Resources.
PO Box 7140 Kampala
or hand deliver them at our Head Office Worker’s House. Plot 1 Pilkington Road at the Reception on 14th Floor.
Any canvassing for this role with lead to automatic disqualification from the role
Only Short listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 2nd Oct 2012




Logistics Officer Job Vacancy at Pearl Microfinance Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Logistics Officer

Main Role:
The main role of the Logistics Officer is to provide cost effective and efficient delivery of office services and supplies necessary to ensure execution of company business strategy and plan by head office and branches

Key Result Areas Include;
Procurement, inventory management, distribution of office supplies, management of supplier contracts and service level agreements, management of administrative costs, and compliance with company procurement policy

Minimum Requirements:
  • a bachelors degree in procurement, business management, commerce or related field.
  • At least 3 years experience in procurement or administrative function
  • Strong negotiation, analytical and relational skills
How to Apply:
Applications including a motivation letter,CV, copies of academic/ professional certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:

The Head of Human Resources
Pearl Microfinance Ltd,
Plot 220, Kalerwe Gayaza Rd
P.O Box 36257, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 4th Oct 2012

Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda- Health System Specialist



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


LOCATION: Kampala

Overall Responsibilities

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

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

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

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

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

International allowances are available for eligible canididates.

Specific Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Note: This position attracts international benefits where eligible.

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

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

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

Deadline: 31st Dec 2012




Engineer Jobs Vacancy at Finca International in Uganda



Job Title:  Regional Flexcube Support Engineer

Being a member of the FLEXCUBE Regional Support Team, the Regional FLEXCUBE Support

Engineer (RFSO) will be responsible for providing daily support to the core banking application implementation and post-implementation phases.

Key Result Areas:

- Participation in core banking application implementation process, providing support to FLEXCUBE environments related to implementation activities

- Provide support and ensuring operability of production and testing environments of the regional affiliates. Coordinate with affiliate’s FLEXCUBE support team

- Responsible for first level analysis and troubleshooting of all issues due to period closure process, as well as escalation of the critical issues to vendor’s support team; Responsible for retesting and implementation of issue resolution recommendations, ensuring documentation of the incidents in accordance with existing corporate procedures.

- Provide assistance to Regional FLEXCUBE Administrator in resolution to the issues and requests escalated on regional level; categorize the escalated incidents as appropriate into related groups, determine the impact, urgency and priority.

- Maintain the special register for updates and patches related to production environment in line with established instructions and guidelines.

Knowledge and Education:

• Knowledge of relational databases, normalization of entities and processes;

• Knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL

Experience:

Minimum 3+ years of experience in Oracle PL/SQL, proven ability to create and analyze complex scripts;



How to Apply:
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include; an application letter and CV to

FINCA International, Africa Regional Offices, Plot 11

Portal , Adam House Block B OR send by email to

Africa.hub@fi nca.org by close of Business day 20th

October 2012. -

FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012


Administrator Job Vacancy at Finca International in Uganda




Job Title: Regional Flexcube Administrator

The Regional FLEXCUBE Administrator (RFA) will be an integral part of one of the regional core banking application supporting teams, participates in process of integration of FLEXCUBE core banking application within the regional network of FINCA affiliates.

Being a member of the FLEXCUBE Regional Support Team, the RFA will be responsible for providing daily support to the core banking application implementation and post-implementation phases.

Key Result Areas:

- Participate in core banking application implementation process; provide support to FLEXCUBE environments related to implementation activities

- Participate in preparation of technical infrastructure for pre-production and production phases; provide needed assistance in process of installation and configuration of environmental software in the Data- Centre location, as well as for installation and configuration of FLEXCUBE pre-production environments

- Responsible for providing support and operability of FLEXCUBE software used during implementation (Day-0, UAT, Support, Migration, Training, etc.)

- Configure security settings in FLEXCUBE Security Management Module and environmental software levels in Data Center and affiliate in accordance with security and information protection procedures.

- Categorize the problems escalated by affiliate Support team as appropriate into related groups; determine the category, impact, urgency and priority

Knowledge and Education:

• Knowledge of relational databases, normalization of entities and processes;

• Strong expertise in Oracle PL/SQL;

• Should be aware of various OS like WIN 2003 and UNIX and how to operate in these environments;

• Experience with FLEXCUBE Core Baking Application

• Experience with IBM WAS and IBM WAS MQ is a plus

• Experience with Oracle Database administration is a plus

Experience:

Minimum 3+ years of experience in supporting the mission-critical core-banking applications within a consulting environment, financial services, microfinance or banking industry.

Minimum 3+ years of experience in Oracle PL/SQL, proven ability to create and analyze complex scripts.


How to Apply:
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include; an application letter and CV to

FINCA International, Africa Regional Offices, Plot 11

Portal , Adam House Block B OR send by email to

Africa.hub@fi nca.org by close of Business day 20th

October 2012. -

FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012


Finance/ Office Manager Jobs at Finca International in Uganda


Job Title: Finance/Office Manager

The Finance & Office Manager will manage financial reporting, accounts payable, billing of services to subsidiaries and managing accounts receivable, cash management, tax management and budgeting.

The position requires strong accounting knowledge, analytical skills, a high level of attention to detail and capability to make decisions and act independently.

Communication and coordination with different units, including Shared Service Center (SCC) management, subsidiaries, HQ Information Services and HQ Finance, will be required.

The additional role as the office manager will be to handle all administrative, logistical and secretarial tasks for the regional FINCA Services - Africa office with primary focus on tasks supporting the Director of Regional Information Technology – Africa.

Knowledge and Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business, MBA a plus

• CPA or equivalent required (active license)

• Minimum 10 years experience as a controller (International)

• Worked with at least one accounting computer system

• Experience using IFRS as well as SSC country local accounting standards

• Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. - Availability to travel (10-20% of the time)


How to Apply:
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include; an application letter and CV to

FINCA International, Africa Regional Offices, Plot 11

Portal , Adam House Block B OR send by email to

Africa.hub@fi nca.org by close of Business day 20th

October 2012. -

FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012





Jobs at Finca International in Uganda- Regional Manager


Job Title: Regional Reporting Manager

The Regional Reporting Manager will be reporting to the Director of Regional Information Services.

He/She will be responsible for providing support with thorough data analysis and reporting to help meet business objectives. A good understanding of database, reporting tools, related core banking systems such as Flexcube, Orbit, Rubicon, Equinox , will be required in order for the Reporting Manager to provide quantitative data and assist internal and external customers in decision making. The Reporting Specialist will report into this position.

Key Result Areas:

• Facilitate in providing trainings to subsidiary reporting specialists devoted to database

architecture, deploying and maintaining operational reporting system, working with source control server, developing and localizing reports.

• Coordinate with a cross functional team in order to identify Data and Reporting needs of FINCA International related to application, including identification of data points to be collected by all affiliates at client account creation and client exit, as well as devising a strategy for storage and access of such information.

• Create, implement and maintain reporting requirements documentation to improve clarity and consistency

• Direct the process of creating the test plan and test case scenarios for testing the relevancy of existing technical infrastructure and operability.

• Review performance optimization reports, develop new reports, or make changes to existing reports following respective procedure.

• Test various upgrades, enhancements, and service packs to various modules.

• Perform ad-hoc reporting activities to address a range of data/information requests from a range of reporting related areas.

• Interact with internal report owners to establish/ clarify their requirements and develop report specifications. Provide careful analysis and enhance the report owner’s perspective by using

a combination of available information, tool functionality and business knowledge.

• Provide written reports and trends presentations that summarize key results. Ensure distributed results are consistent, reliable and accurate through testing and quality control efforts.

• Provide input in project reporting to provide regular reports about project progress, lessons learnt after the completion of the project, which will offer a global vision for future internal clients in particular and FINCA in general.

• Determine impact of policies and processes on IT systems and reporting processes.

• Participates in all other projects and other duties as assigned.

• Define and maintain standards for Reports development, in according with IT Managers for the region.

Knowledge and Education:

• Bachelors’ degree in Computer Engineering, or related fields.

• Typically requires 6-8 years of experience in a technical role, in a software or financial industry.

• Strong understanding of various database queries and generic report writing tools like Crystal Reports.

• Advanced proficiency with SQL/Server, scripting, SQL/Transact. Ideally a SQL Certification MCTS 70- 432.

• Strong knowledge in SQL/Reporting Services, SQL/ Analysis Services.

• Advanced proficiency with Oracle, scripting, PLSQL, Application Server Report, Oracle Reports Developer.

• Strong understanding of Oracle report writing tools (TOAD, Embarcadero, and Oracle Discover). Ideally an Oracle Reports Certification.

• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel required.

• Knowledge of microfinance or other similar platform highly desired.

How to Apply:
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include; an application letter and CV to

FINCA International, Africa Regional Offices, Plot 11

Portal , Adam House Block B OR send by email to

Africa.hub@fi nca.org by close of Business day 20th

October 2012. -

FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 20th Oct 2012


Jobs at Finca International in Uganda- Service Desk Analyst


Job Title: Service  Desk Analyst
He will report to the  Regional  IS Manager . He/She  will be part of  the regional  FINCA  Services Africa Team.


Key Result  Areas:
•    To effectively contribute to  managing call , Incident , and order  to  ITIL standards in  order to  resolve technical  queries .
•    To be multi  skilled in providing support  for any customers raising issues  with IS,  demonstrating the ability  to learn technical  concepts  quickly
•    To deliver  World class  customer  service to colleagues  in all Business areas  of the  FINCA  Africa  as agreed to be supported  by  information  services .
•    To accept  new business in  by demonstrating knowledge  sharing , best  practice  and ensuring the high quality  of handover into live support.

Knowledge and Education :
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer  science or related  fields
•    ITIL   Certification
•    Advanced  proficiency  in Microsoft  Access and Excel  required.
•    Knowledge of commercial  or microfinance  or other similar  platform highly desired.

How to apply:
Detailed job descriptions  can be accessed from the FINCA  website. Applicants can  submit online applications or deliver their documents  which should include ;an application  letter  and  CV to Finca International ,. Africa Regional  Offices  ,Plot 11 Portal ,
Adam House  Block B OR   send by email to Africa.hub@finca.org by  close of business  day  20th October 2012


Deadline: 20th Oct 2012


Administration/Finance Assistant Jobs at International Organisation for Migration in Uganda



Job Title: Administration/Finance Assistant

Vacancy notice no: VN/10/09/012

Duty station: Kampala Uganda.

Position title:Administration/Finance Assistant

Duration of appointment: six months with possibility of extension.

Start date: as soon as possible.

Under the direct supervision of the National Resource Management Officer, and under the overall guidance of the Chief of Mission, the incumbent will be responsible for administrative and finance related matters. In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for;

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

    Assist the National Administration and Finance Officer in overall administrative and financial support in the day-to-day management and functioning of the Mission.
    Preparation of mission Cash Flow and submit monthly funds request (or more frequently as necessary) in order to ensure that all programmatic and sub-office financial needs are satisfactorily catered for.
    Responsible for verification of all cash and bank payment vouchers, summaries from the sub- offices and make regular monthly data entry in PRISM on a timely manner before monthly accounts closures.
    Assist the National Administration and Finance Officer in budget tracking and monitoring of on­going projects in the mission. Prepare monthly budget tracking reports.
    Ensure all new Project budgets are properly coded with correct Work Breakdown Structures  (WBS) and General Ledgers (GL) before Budgeting for New Projects preparation.
    Assist in monitoring and verifying financial accountability of local partners and issue file notes for fund disbursements.
     Assist the National Administration and Finance Officer to prepare donor financial reports,
    Responsible for verifications and reconciliation of all receipt books; vehicle fuel invoices and log books on monthly basis (or more frequently as necessary).
    Any other duty as assigned by supervisors.

Requirement:

    Minimum four years of relevant experience.
    Completed a high school degree in Business Administration/ Commerce/ Accounts
    Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities
    Required IOM functional competencies: effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, team player, and cross cultural facilitator.
    Proficient in Microsoft office, internet, outlook an working knowledge of SAP is essential
    Thorough knowledge of English.

Experience: 5


How to apply:
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a

cover letter and CV detailing previous relevant

work experience to IOM HR department at: hruganda@iom.int


Deadline: 01.Oct 2012

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