Jobs at Quality Chemicals Industries in Uganda- Quality Assurance

Job Title: Quality Assurance   

Description

    Review of BMRs BRPs, SOPs, protocols and reports validation records , qualifications , vendor reports and all documentation ‘
    Should be knowledgeable with respect to GMP and other aspects
    Compilation for dossiers for registration in all markets conducting quality assurance rounds , review of batch records qc reports , organizing and carrying out internal and external audits

Requirements:    

Minimum qualifications and experience

    Should be a holder of a bachelors degree in pharmacy science technology , bio chemistry or industrial chemistry and experience is not essential

How to Apply;
Applicants with the above requirements should post email or hand deliver applications , curriculum Vitae , copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications contact details for 3 three professional referees and day time telephone number of the address below
Deadline Friday 9th November

The human Resource Manager ‘
Quality Chemicals Industries
Luzira Industrial park
P.O Box 34871
Kampala


Deadline: 9th Nov 2012


Quality Control Officer Job Vacancy at Quality Chemicals Industries in Uganda

Job title: Quality Control Officer   

Description:    

Job Responsibilities include

    Testing of raw materials and finished goods
    Handling of sophisticated QC instrument like HPLC , GC ,FTIR , UV spectrophotometer etc
    Conducting product product analyses and analyses of stability studies
    Recording and maintaining all documentation relating to the quality control work for each product batch

Requirements:    

Job qualifications

    Should be a holder of a bachelors degree in science technology , biochemistry or industrial chemistry with a minimum of 2 years demonstrable experience in pharmaceuticals manufacturing set up.



How to Apply;
Applicants with the above requirements should post email or hand deliver applications , curriculum Vitae , copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications contact details for 3 three professional referees and day time telephone number of the address below
Deadline Friday 9th November

Quality Chemical Industries Ltd Uganda


The human Resource Manager ‘
Quality Chemicals Industries
Luzira Industrial park
P.O Box 34871
Kampala

Deadline: 9th Nov 2012


Jobs at Quality Chemicals Industries in Uganda- Information Technology Manager

Job Title: Information Technology Manager   
   
Description:    

Job Title: Information Technology Manager
Reports to the Chief of Operating Officer

Job Responsibilities include

    Maintain of the oracle base ERP& Various SQL based soft waves
    Providing all desk top support services
    Designing , maintaining and updating the company website
    Maintain the LAN and PABX
    Maintaining and managing the Linux system
    Maintaining and managing the company’s windows 2008

Requirements:    

Minimum qualifications and Experience

    Should be a holder of a Bachelors in computer science , CCNA Certification is an added advantage with a minimum of eight years demonstrable experience

How to Apply;
Applicants with the above requirements should post email or hand deliver applications , curriculum Vitae , copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications contact details for 3 three professional referees and day time telephone number of the address below
Deadline Friday 9th November

The human Resource Manager ‘
Quality Chemicals Industries
Luzira Industrial park
P.O Box 34871
Kampala

Deadline: 9th Nov 2012



Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Vacancy at Plan International in Uganda


Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Andorra, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 02 November 2012

Key Role: Responsible for designing, implementing and coordination of the Monitoring and evaluation systems and functions of PLA. Provides overall technical guidance in monitoring and evaluation, training, coaching, and mentoring key internal staff and external stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation.

Primary Working Relationships: Assistant Executive Director, Executive Director, Head Finance and Administration, Program officers, Legal Officer, Field officers and all PLA staff/Volunteers.

Area of Responsibility #1: Take lead in designing and maintaining of PLA's Monitoring and Evaluation framework and systems.

    Support development of program and project Log frames and theories of change.
    Assist in developing & maintaining program & project strategic designs & documents.
    Ensure and assist design, development of Implementation, Monitoring & Evaluation plans.
    Monitor project and activity work plans
    Identify and document of best practices

    Area of Responsibility #2: Take lead in designing and maintaining PLA's Information Management System.
    Review and validate all internal and external M&E information and reports.
    Monitor work plan progress & ensure that activities are implemented as planned
    Ensure timely design of Monitoring & Evaluation tools for PLA's Programs & projects.
    Ensure timely collection, analysis and utilization of M&E related Information.
    Ensure timely development of PLA's quarterly & annual reports, & quarterly newsletter.
    Ensure timely reporting of program & project progress, and lessons to key stakeholders.

    Area of Responsibility #3: Take lead in maintaining monitoring and Evaluation information use and dissemination
    Ensure timely collection, analysis and utilization of M&E related Information.

    Area of Responsibility #4: Take lead in organizing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation activities of PLA
    Take lead in undertaking situational and stakeholder analysis, reviews, baseline studies, monitoring, evaluation & Impact assessments for PLA's programs & projects.
    Ensures feedback of M&E results to decision making processes in PLA at policy, program and project levels, and ensure follow up on all matters which require decisions and corrective

    Area of Responsibility #5: Build capacity of staff in developing, using and maintaining Monitoring and Evaluation systems by providing coaching and mentoring; and also recommend suitable training
    Conduct training sessions for staff on key areas of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
    Take lead in preparing draft strategic work plans and annual work programs.
    Prepare and propose resource needs for PLA's M&E needs.

    Qualifications
    Post Graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning and management.
    Bachelors Degree inSocial Sciences, Political science, Law, Development studies.
    Masters degree or other postgraduate training a plus.
    At least three years of Monitoring and Evaluation work experience with vulnerable groups (preferable with NGO) in areas of community empowerment, human rights, and development work. Desirables
    A good understanding of development in Uganda and at the international level.
    Ability to work under minimum supervision as part of a multi cultural and multidisciplinary team.
    Strong interpersonal and communication skill
    Strong teamwork, flexibility, innovation and leadership skills
    Excellent computer skills
    Ability to analyse problems and make strategic decisions
    Ability to work independently with little supervision
    Passion, enthusiasm and interest in PLA's mission, honest and trustworthy, willing to engage and support other programs SALARY AND BENEFITS
    Commensurate with position within the organizations structure and subject to availability of funds. Health Insurance and Other benefits as per the organisation's policy

How to apply:

The Executive Director PO BOX 9714, Kampala Application deadline: 2nd November 2012. Email: admin@pla-uganda.org Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 2nd Nov 2012


Jobs at African Initiatives for Relief and Development in Uganda- Warehouse Manager


Job Title: Fuel and Warehouse Manager, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 15 November 2012

Who we are

African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD), is a non-political, non-religious and non-profit making African Non-governmental organization, established in 2006 with it's Head Office in Kampala, Uganda.

Our Vision

To see Africa that is free from poverty, internal displacement and refugees; a continent whose people are enjoying human dignity, gender equality, peace and democracy; a region that is capable of protecting the environment that nature had endowed to it and whose leaders are accountable to and working for their people. Our Mission

To inspire and involve concerned citizens of the international communities and African professionals in relief and development programs to make meaningful contributions towards the development of Africa for the complete eradication of poverty; ensure the protection and assist in seeking durable solution for IDP's and Refugees; promote human dignity and equity and achieve peace, democracy and environmental sustainability in Africa in particular and the world at large.

Our objectives

To improve the living conditions of refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and host communities. To make use of synergy effects that result from combining the respective aid instruments and To maximize effectiveness in significantly improving the situation of refugees in African countries. To promote protection and seek durable solutions for refugees and IDPs in Africa in partnership with key stakeholders as well as build capacity at grass root level.

Responsibilties

    Ensure systematic and periodic stock control. Analyze if there are discrepancies between theoretical stock and physical stock. If there is, report to the management with the possible reasons for such a case. This should be done on a monthly basis and in the presence of UNHCR staff for transparency.
    Ensure the proper installation and functionality of fuel stations / infrastructures. This includes the installation of pumps and calibration of tanks.
    Ensure that all fuel stations are secured against fire by installing fire extinguishers.
    Ensure that day-to-day data entry is made in the Fuel System and reconciliation with the daily report is conducted.
    Ensure that the fuel consumption of all assets is recorded, closely monitored by analyzing reports generated from the system. In case there is any overconsumption, report to the management for the proper action.
    Supervise, coach, support and lead all warehouses in the country in close collaboration with sub office and field office heads.
    Supervise, monitor and coordinate movements of articles in each warehouse across the country.
    Ensure all stock movements are authorized by UNHCR and proper update of stock card, bin cards and warehouse system is adhered as per the UNHCR rules and regulations.
    Ensure all receptions are supported by proper documentation and update of stock card, bin card and warehouse system is maintained.
    Ensure that goods received are properly counted and any discrepancy is reported immediately to UNHCR supply section.
    Ensure the proper pilling / storage / cleaning of the store according to each reference specific requirements.
    Establish and maintain proper filing system for all relevant documents related to warehouses.
    Produce weekly stock movement report and share with UNHCR and CMT.
    Produce monthly consolidated stock movement report.
    Conduct inventory of all warehouse on a monthly basis jointly with UNHCR Supply Section and make sure that the inventory report is counter-signed by UNHCR.

    Qualification & Experience
    6-8 years of international experience with INGO in warehouse and fuel management, within a complex/large scale country programme and in emergency response/humanitarian environments.
    Substantial experience in all technical areas of logistics operations including procurement, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management, asset management, communications, and security .
    Experience of developing / implementing a complex international supply chain to support different types of programmes, and coordinating resources to meet the programme objectives
    Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure.
    Ability to synthesise and analyse complex information, and make clear, informed decisions.
    Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally.
    Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
    Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English/French, with experience in managing multicultural teams.
    Technical experience/training in specific areas of fuel management and warehousing
    Fluent in English and French (mandatory)

How to apply:

Please kindly send your CV and Application Letter to AIRDjobs@yahoo.com

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012


District Local Government Jobs in Uganda- Town Clerk


Job Title:  Town  Clerk  (small  Towns)
Key Functions
•    Managing  and coordinating  the  implementation  of  national policies , regulations , programs , projects  and  Council  decisions  in the  Town  Council;
•    Providing  technical  advice  to Council on administrative  and legal  matters  pertaining  to the  management  of the  Town Council;
•    Developing  and coordinating  plans  and budgets  for  Council actitivities ;
Person Specification
i]Qualifications ;
•    An  Honors  Degree  in Social  Sciences  , Development  Studies   , Social work and Social Administration  or  Law or  Commerce  (Management option ) or Business  Studies  (management option ) or  Management Science or urbun  planning and management  from a recognized  University ;
•    Certificate in Administrative Law  from  a recognized  institution .
•    A  Post  Graduate Diploma  in Public  Administration  and management   or urbun planning and management  or Development Studies or   Finance and  Accounting from a recognized  University /Institution .
Experience
•    At least  six  years of experience  three of which should  have been  at the level  of Senior  Township Officer  or  Senior   Assistant  Town  Clerk in Government  or equivalent  level  of experience  from a reputable  organization.


How to apply
Applications  are invited  from suitably  qualified  Ugandans   to fill  the following  Vacant  Posts  in Manafwa  District  Local  Governemnt , Manafwa  and  Lwakhakha  Town  Councils.
Interested persons  should obtain  application  forms  ( PSC  Form  3)  in  triplicate  from the  Secretaries , District  Services  Commissions or  Public  Service  Commissions   or  Public  Services  Commission  . Serving Offices  should route their  applications  through their  respective  Heads  of Department  who  should  be reminded  of the  closing date .
Only   certified  copies of the  academic  and professional  qualifications ,CV, daytime telephone  contacts , three passport size photographs  and any other relevant  documents should  be attached  to the application ; 
Applications should  be addressed to the  Secretary , Manafwa District  Service  Commission  P. O. Box  916  Mbale.

Deadline: 26th Nov 2012




Construction Project Managers Jobs at Pearl Engineering Company Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Construction Project Managers

Key Responsibilities:
  • Accurate planning, scheduling, organizing, supervising and control of works according to agreed  programs and standards
  • Planning, acquisition and management of project resources
  • Managing health, safety, security, environment and quality of works for projects
Profile:-
  • Thorough understanding of corporate design and construction industry practices, standards, processes and their impact on project activities. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Financial management, cost control, and analytical skillls
How to Apply:
All interested candidates who meet the above specifications should email their applications with detailed CVs to:
The Human Resource Manager
Pearl Engineering Company Ltd
Plot 816, Nsambya Rd- Kabalagala
P.O Box 7553; Kampala

Deadline: 16th Nov 2012



Jobs at Transtrac Limited in Uganda- Workshop Maintenance Officer



Job Title: Officer- Workshop and Maintenance ( Electrician)
Section: Workshop and Maintenace

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a higher diploma in vehicle mechanics with a bias in vehicle electronics is required
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience as an electrical mechanic is required
  • Possession of other vehicle maintenance skills is an added advantage
Key Performance Areas/ Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for ensuring all company's commercial vehicles are well maintained and in good working order at all times
  • Specifically responsible for managing, maintaining and repairing all vehicle electronic systems for all company's commercial vehicles


How to Apply:

All interested applicants must, be willing to work for long hours, present reference from their current/ recent employer, be willing to work long in remote areas

Please send; your application letter, detailed CV stating your age, day time phone numbers, 3 referees to:


The Manager, Human Resources

Plot 87, Jinja Rd, P.O Box 12028, Kampala



Deadline: 10th Nov 2012


Civil Site Controller Job Vacancy in Uganda


Job Title: Civil Site Controller

About this job

A company that provides turnkey telecom infrastructure solution in Africa and has currently ongoing operations in Uganda, Ghana, Rwanda and DRC and is an approved contractor for major operators and certified vendors, is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Plans and designs the work schedule (site survey, site supervision and site handover) in order to meet target dates Directs the sub-contractors and coordinates all their civil work activities on his/her sites.
    Coordinates with Clients Site Representative(s) to ensure an efficient roll-out of the sites work.
    Coordinates efforts with all sections of the company (Logistics & Procurement, Quality Control, HR & Administration and Accounts) as per the companys internal procedures.
    Ensures that all civil works being executed under his/her supervision conform with the Clients specifications, the BOQ and the approved drawings.
    Ensures that all contract-related civil activities (ready mixed concrete, portable cement, excavation, back filling and compaction...) are in accordance with the engineering standards and specifications.
    Ensures that all civil materials, tools and equipments are in accordance with the engineering standards and specifications.
    Reports all progress and troubleshooting at sites on daily to the Project Supervisor using company reporting formats.
    Hands over completed sites to the Client after receiving the Quality Control Sections acceptance.
    Completes and signs all internal Handover documents (Quality Control Checklist) with sub-contractors.
    Completes and signs all Clients acceptance documents at the sites.
    Adheres to all safety, health and environment standards (wearing of helmet, overall, safety boots, googles, gloves and safety belts)

Qualifications:

    BSc in Civil Engineering.
    2-5 years experience in a similar field.

How to Apply:

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

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

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

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

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

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



Deadline:12th Nov 2012


Field Officer Job Vacancy at COU-TEDDO in Uganda


Job Title: Field Officer- Good Governance project
Reports to: Program Coordinator

Key Result Areas
  • Initiate, coordinate and participate in needs assessment, conducting baseline surveys and identification of target groups
  • Ensure, coordinate and guide in community mobilization and sensitization as well as the delivery of project inputs/ materials, training and capacity building services to the target groups
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A degree in governance and democracy, social sciences, development studies, Adult and community education or related field of study with one years experience in good governance work, human rights, advocacy
  • strong computer skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal, team work and community facilitation skill

How to Apply:
If you are our ideal candidate, submit your application in confidence to;
The Human Resource Manager
COU-TEDDO
Soroti

Deadline: 1st Nov 2012


Jobs at UNDP in Uganda- Country Representative



Job Title: UN WOMEN: COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    01-Nov-12
Type of Contract :    FTA International
Post Level :    P-5
Languages Required :
   

Background

The UN Women (UNW), grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women's rights at the centre of all its efforts, the UNW will lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

The scope of work of the UNW Representative requires experience and in-depth understanding of gender equality and women's empowerment issues, as well as management and pogramming expertise, to translate UNW's strategic plans into effective development initiatives and results.  It also requires developing mutually reinforcing partnerships with relevant Government counterparts, UN organizations, CSOs, and with bilateral and non-traditional donors in order to promote inter-agency partnerships, support for UN reform, and mobilization of visibility and resources to advance gender equality and women's empowerment.

UNW started programming in Uganda in 2006 in the area of peace building and supported various interventions to ensure women's visibility and participation in the Juba peace process and later on, from 2008 to 2011, UNW embarked on consolidating its peace building programme by expanding to development programmes. This included a component on access to justice, especially for war related issues such as violence against women, land issues and other gender related challenges. UNW is also active partner in UNCT in charge of coordination of the UN Joint Programme on Gender and is also participating Agency in the joint programmes on GBV and Population, coordinated by UNFPA. The UNW country programme is aligned to the National Development Plan that has as its vision "A Transformed Ugandan Society from a Peasant to a Modern and Prosperous Country within 30 Years" and is aligned to UNDAF. The programme anchors some of the outcome areas in the Joint Programming on Gender.

The development objective of the UNW country programme in Uganda is: Capabilities for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Uganda Strengthened, and the programme has three result areas that are inter-linked and reinforce each other: (i) Increased economic empowerment of women, especially of those who are most excluded; (ii) Prevent violence against women and girls and expand access to victim/survivor services, and (iii) National planning and budgeting processes promote stronger institutional accountability to Gender Equality commitments.
It is in this context that UNW is seeking to recruit Country Representative who is responsible for ensuring effective execution of UNW's mandate in the country. She/he is the first line of contact between UN WOMEN and its partners and clients, and will represent UN WOMEN in key events and meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities
Key Functions:

    Strategic Country Programme Development and Advocacy
    Country Pogramme Management and Oversight
    Representation and Partnership Building
    Knowledge Management and Capacity Building

Under the supervision of the Regional Programme Director, the Representative has the following key functions:

Strategic Pogramme Development and Advocacy:

    Proactively assess trends and identify emerging issues at the national level of relevance to the mandate of UNW;
    Lead the formulation and development of the UNW Country Programme Strategy based on the Corporate Strategic Plan (SP)  in support of gender equality and women's empowerment;
    Identify strategic program opportunities, and approaches and modalities to strengthen UN Women country presence;
    Support, monitor and assure quality control in the formulation of high quality, results-based, rights-based and relevant country programmes and projects and oversee the appraisal and approval of UNW programmes in line with corporate guidelines and consistency with corporate policies and strategies;
    Participate actively as a member of the UNCT to ensure that gender equality and women's empowerment issues are well integrated into UN programming processes such as CCA/UNDAF, Country Programmes, etc.
    Assist the RC System to secure expertise that will ensure commitment, quality control and resources for gender equality outcomes, and actively participate in country level United Nations programming processes ensuring that the UN Women is strategically placed within UN planning processes, joint programmes and other inter-agency initiatives;
    Advocate on behalf of UNW and its mandate to help raise awareness and stimulate action to advance gender equality and women's rights and form strategic partnerships with government, UN agencies, NGOs, academia, media and the private sector;
    Carry out ongoing advocacy to ensure that UN support towards realization of the national plans and priorities are done in a gender responsive manner, and within agreed regional and international frameworks that promote and protect gender equality. 

Country Programme Management and Oversight:

    Lead the management, implementation and evaluation of the country strategic plan based on UNW's Strategic Plan (SP), and in line with regional and national priorities and in consultation with government, civil society and UN partners and stakeholders;
    Manage ongoing program activities on gender equality and women's empowerment and ensure delivery of agreed results;
    Ensure UNW's strategic and technical support to government counterparts, non state actors and UN agencies through direct involvement and provision of advisory services as needed;
    Oversee, monitor and assure quality control in the implementation of high quality, results-based, rights-based and relevant country programmes and projects in line with corporate guidelines and consistency with corporate policies and strategies.
    Ensure that the Country Programme Office has the human and financial resources and capacities needed to respond to requests for assistance and to deliver on its commitments to support and advance gender equality and to participate effectively as a member of the UN Country Team;
    Manage staff and office in an empowering and effective manner;
    Manage the Country Office resources and administration to ensure proper utilization of allocated funds and accountability;
    Use corporate monitoring and oversight tools to identify areas which need improvement;
    Contribute to regular assessments of the regional, sub-regional and country strategic plans and implementation plans and identify lessons learned and areas of emphasis to underpin consistently improved programming and future Strategic Plan development.

Representation and Partnership Building:

    Represent the UNW in UN system-wide inter-agency tasks forces to contribute to strategic and policy discussion on gender equality, and women empowerment issues;
    Represent UNW at inter-agency, intergovernmental, international, regional and national conferences and meetings and advocate UNW's policy and initiatives in advancing gender equality and women's empowerment;
    Forge strategic partnerships at the county level to promote gender equality and women's advancement through joint projects and interagency efforts;
    Maintain active relationship/partnerships with National Government Counterparts, UN System, and agency partners, inter-government and non-governmental organizations, institutes and academia on women's issue to enhance collaboration, resource mobilization and share and influence agenda and priority setting;
    Forge strategic partnerships with Government, UN agencies, NGOs, academia, media and private sector  to stimulate action to advance gender equality and women's rights.

Knowledge Management and Reporting:

    Manage the process of collecting and disseminating lessons learned on gender equality and women's empowerment strategies and contribute to UNW's knowledge management efforts;
    Lead and manage the preparation of UNW country reports as required, ensuring relevancy, quality and appropriateness of content and presentation;
    Work with relevant UNW units to identify and disseminate best programme and management practices;
    Lead the development/expansion of knowledge management strategies and methodologies at the country level;
    Contribute to the development and maintenance of global, regional and national knowledge networks and practices;
    Produce knowledge products to meet UNW needs and standards of quality.

Impact of Results:

    The Representative impacts on success of the efforts to formulate and implement the UNW Programme Strategy at the country level to promote and advance gender equality and women's empowerment issues.

Competencies
Core Values and Guiding Principles:

Integrity: Demonstrating consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

Cultural Sensitivity/Valuing diversity: Demonstrating an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff.  Demonstrating an international outlook, appreciating differences in values and learning from cultural diversity.  

Core Competencies:
Ethics and Values:
Promoting Ethics and Integrity / Creating Organizational Precedents

Organizational Awareness:
Building support and political acumen

Developing and Empowering People / Coaching and Mentoring:
Building staff competence, creating an environment of creativity and innovation

Working in Teams:
Building and promoting effective teams

Communicating Information and Ideas:
Creating and promoting enabling environment for open communication

Self-management and Emotional intelligence:
Creating an emotionally intelligent organization

Conflict Management / Negotiating and Resolving Disagreements:
Leveraging conflict in the interests of the organization & setting standards

Knowledge Sharing / Continuous Learning:
Sharing knowledge across the organization and building a culture of knowledge sharing and learning. 

Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:
Fair and transparent decision making; calculated risk-taking

Functional Competencies:

    Substantive experience and record of accomplishment in the area of gender equality and women's empowerment issues
    Demonstrated People Management Skills
    Familiarity  with women's rights organizations and networks in the region and globally.
    Good knowledge of UN Women and the UN system
    Proven ability to advocate and provide policy advice
    Ability to lead strategic planning, programme development and implementation, results-based management and reporting
    Ability to develop and maintain strong partnerships  and mobilize resources;

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Master's degree (or equivalent) in a social sciences, economics, gender issues, or other development-related fields.

Experience:

    A Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience on gender programming issues, including 5 years field experience on gender equality and women's rights issues with an international organization.
    Strong familiarity with UN inter-agency cooperation would be an asset.

Language:

    Fluency in written and spoken English.
    Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.



How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=33339


Deadline:1st Nov 2012



Jobs at Church of Uganda Teso Dioceses Planning and Development Office- Field Assistants HIV and AIDS


Job Title: Field Assistants  HIV and AIDs
Reports to: Project Officer- HIV/AIDS

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out community mobilization and sensitization as well as the delivery of project inputs/ materials, training and capacity building services to the target groups and community structures
  • Create networks with the sub country leadership and structures, health workers, and other NGO's providing HIV/AIDS services in the project area
minimum Qualifications:
  • Adiploma in Counseling, Health Education, Social Sciences or and any related field of study with 1 years experience of progressive work in health sector, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights Advcacy and BCC interventions
  • Knowledge of local language an added advantage


How to Apply:
If you are our ideal candidate, submit your application in confidence to;
The Human Resource Manager
COU-TEDDO
Soroti

Deadline: 1st Nov 2012


Jobs at Church of Uganda- Teso Dioceses Planning and Development Office

Job Title: Project Officer-HIV/AIDS
Reports to: Program Coordinator

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support and being responsible for the implementation of the HIV/AIDS project's activities of TEDDO in the areas of operation
  • Maintain and strengthen a sound working relationship with different stakeholders including district and sub country leadership/ administration and structures
  • Undertake field visits, monitoring and evaluation of the HIV/AIDS project activities across the project activities across the project areas
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A degree in public health, counseling, health communication, social sciences and any other related field of study with 2 years experience of progressive work in health sector, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights advocacy and BCC interventions
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of working with AIDS service organizations
  • Knowledge of local language an added advantage
How to Apply:
If you are our ideal candidate, submit your application in confidence to;
The Human Resource Manager
COU-TEDDO
Soroti

Deadline: 1st Nov 2012


Principal Officer Administration Job Vacancy at Transtrac Limited in Uganda


Job Title: Principal Officer - Administration
Section: General Administration

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, general administration, people management
  • A minimum of 4 years work experience in a reputable organization
Key Performance Areas/ Accountabilities
  • To effectively manage the day to day activities of running the designated site including general welfare, security, support services etc
  • To oversee the activities of any subcontractors at the designated site
 How to Apply:

All interested applicants must, be willing to work for long hours, present reference from their current/ recent employer, be willing to work long in remote areas

Please send; your application letter, detailed CV stating your age, day time phone numbers, 3 referees to:

The Manager, Human Resources

Plot 87, Jinja Rd, P.O Box 12028, Kampala



Deadline: 10th Nov 2012


Accounts Officer Job Vacancy at Transtrac Limited in Uganda


Job Title: Senior Officer, Accounts
Section: Finance

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience
  • Formal accounting training is required
  • Possession of professional accounting certificates is an advantage
  • at least 2 years work experience with a reputable organization
Key Perfomance Areas/ Accountabilities
  • Receive and disburse money in establishments other than financial institutions
  •  Bookkeeping and support to the financial management functions
  • financial reporting from assigned duty station


How to Apply:

All interested applicants must, be willing to work for long hours, present reference from their current/ recent employer, be willing to work long in remote areas

Please send; your application letter, detailed CV stating your age, day time phone numbers, 3 referees to:


The Manager, Human Resources

Plot 87, Jinja Rd, P.O Box 12028, Kampala



Deadline: 10th Nov 2012


Jobs at Transtrac Limited in Uganda


Job Title: Officer- Workshop and Maintenance ( Mechanic)
Section: Workshop and maintenance

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:
  • A minimum of a diploma in mechanical engineering is required
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience working with heavy commercial vehicles
Key Performance Areas/ Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for ensuring all company's commercial vehicles are well maintained and in  a good working order at all times
  • Ensures all company commercial trucks and Trailers are well repaired, maintained and serviced as per set standards/ guidelines
How to Apply:
All interested applicants must, be willing to work for long hours, present reference from their current/ recent employer, be willing to work long in remote areas

Please send; your application letter, detailed CV stating your age, day time phone numbers, 3 referees to:

The Manager, Human Resources
Plot 87, Jinja Rd, P.O Box 12028, Kampala

Deadline: 10th Nov 2012


Radiographer Job Vacancy at Abim District Service Commision Uganda

Job Title; Radiographer
Qualifications ;
•    Must be have a Diploma  in Medical  Radiography from a recognized Institution
•    Must be registered  and likened  with Allied Health  Professionals  Council.
Duties
•    Preparing and submitting work plans  and budgets for  radio graphic  activities   in the hospital ;
•    Preparing  patients  for radiographic actitivities  in the  hospital.
•    Carrying out radiographic  imaging  and submit  reports  to Clinician.
•    Providing  protection  to patients  against  radiation  and radioactive  materials;

How to apply
Applications are invited  from suitably qualified  Ugandans  to fill the  following  posts  that exist  in the  service  of  Abim  District  Council . Applications should be  on  PSC Form 3  ( Revised 2008).  Application forms  ( PSC  Form  3 )  can be obtained  from the Offices of the  Public Service Commission   Offices ,  Farmers House,  Kampala   or from any  Secretary  to the District  Service Commission  country wide .
The application on  PSC Form  3 duty  filled  in own handwriting  in  triplicate together  with three recent passport  size photographs of only those  who meet the  stipulated requirements described  below , 
Must  be addressed to the , Secretary , Abim  District  Service Commission  P. O. Box  1  Abim  to reach or be received  by  hand or postal  or courier Agent  not later than  28 days from  from the date of this  advertisement .  Hand delivered  applications should  be submitted  to the  Office  of the chief  Administrative Officer  or Office  of the Secretary  Abim District  Service  Commission .
Serving  Officers must   route their  Application forms  through  their respective  heads   of Departments  who should  be  informed  of the  closing  date   to  avoid   late  delivery . Shortlisted candidates will be expected  to come along with  their staff  Performance  Appraisal report  holder  for the last  3  years  (for those already in public  service). Photostart copies  of Certificates , Transcripts /Testimonials  must be  attached  in triplicate and accordingly  enclosed  in separate  file folder  onto  the application forms .  Applicants not yet in service  must attach  an up to date  Curriculum Vitae and  quote three  3  referees ,   two of whom must  be the current  employer , academic /professionalist referee  any other .


Deadline : 14th November 2012




Jobs at World Vision International in Uganda- Programmes Director


Job Title: Integrated Programmes Director - World Vision, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 05 November 2012

POSITION WILL BE BASED IN UGANDA IT IS OPEN TO LOCAL UGANDAN NATIONAL CANDIDATES ONLY, NO RELOCATION WILL BE APPLICABLE

Use your leadership experience in Portfolio and Programme Management to be part of a leading organisation dedicated to improving the lives of children living in poverty.

World Vision (WV) is a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being of children everywhere by empowering families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

The Integrated Programmes Director - World Vision Uganda will provide overall leadership, oversight and management support for all aspects of programming in World Vision Uganda while creating and nurturing strategic partnerships; and ensuring that all programmes are managed effectively and contribute to Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the World Vision Uganda Strategic priorities, community and donor accountability.

We are looking for a visionary leader who can combine strong business disciplines with inspirational leadership skills in line with our values and ethos. You will have a passionate desire to help others, especially children.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Provide strong and positive leadership to the programmes department ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained.
    Ensure programmes achieve Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the organization's Ministry Framework and Development Approach, and World Vision Uganda strategic priorities and programme designs.
    Collaboratively contribute to the development of strategy, directions and key priorities of WV programmes (short, medium and long) ensuring coherent strategy and a business plan for the national office that follows well from the strategy
    Support the Development and execution of a strategy to diversify the National Office funding portfolio for WV, in terms of type and sources, especially from bilateral and multilateral sources, in close partnership with other Directors.
    In coordination with National Director and Support Offices, develop and maintain pro-active relationships with bilateral and multilateral representatives in country ensuring that WV is represented through coordination, liaison and building collaborative relationships with donors, other NGOs, government authorities and other stakeholders and partners.

    REQUIRED SKILLS INCLUDE:
    Bachelor's degree in International Development, Business Administration, Public Health, Economics, Rural Development or a related field. Master's degree in Development, Social Sciences, Management or other related areas is an added advantage.
    Training or certification in Portfolio and/or Programme Management with accredited institutions such as PMI, Prince 2, or IPMA.
    Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in Portfolio and Program Management with a thorough understanding of all areas of project management cycles in a complex, international development organization.
    Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

    Will you use your experience in programme management to further 'life in all its fullness' for children?

How to apply:

For specific details regarding the position, please refer to the full description and apply online by the closing date. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 5th Nov 2012



Gender Specialist Job Vacancy at International Alert in Uganda


Job Title: Gender Specialist, Uganda


International Alert is a 26-year old independent peace building organisation. We work with people who are directly affected by violent conflict to improve their prospects of peace. And we seek to influence the policies and ways of working of governments, international organisations like the UN and multinational companies, to reduce conflict risk and increase the prospects of peace.

We work in Africa, several parts of Asia, the South Caucasus, the Middle East and Latin America and have recently started work in the UK. Our policy work focuses on several key themes that influence prospects for peace and security – the economy, climate change, gender, the role of international institutions, the impact of development aid, and the effect of good and bad governance.

Alert is seeking a potential candidate who will support a lead Gender specialist in developing an Oil discussion paper research: Gender and Livelihoods in the oil sector. This candidate should have a minimum of a bachelors degree in gender studies or any related field,should have good writing skills, a background
with gender-related work,research skills and willing to work in Alert offices on a daily basis for 2months.


How to apply:
Send CV and cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for to: uganda_intern@international-alert.org by 29th October 2012.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 29th Oct 2012



Customer Service Manager Job at Pride Microfinance Limited in Uganda

Job Title: Customer Service Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement a customer service improvement strategy
  • Develop and champion the implementation of service delivery standards and customer care in daily operations
  • Develop and update the customer service manual
  • Keep up to date with the changes in products and services in pride
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned
Academic Qualification and Experience:
  •  A bachelors Degree in business administration or management related field from a recognized institution
  • 4 years working experience in the service industry or related field
Person Specifications
  • The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Should possess the ability to coach, train and motivate team members and also provide fair and open feed back
How to Apply:
attach a detailed CV, copies of transcripts  and professional certificates, postal addresses names of 3 referees to The Head, Human Capital Management

Pride Microfinance Limited
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road
P.O Box 7566, Kampala

Deadline: 9th Nov 2012


Gender Specialist Jobs Vacancy at Chemonics International in Uganda

Job Title: Gender Specialist
  • Advanced degree in gender studies, community development or other relevant field preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of international development experience managing projects with gender related components, providing technical technical assistance or integrating gender into programs
  • Experience working with rural communities, gender, vulnerable groups in Uganda is strongly preferred
  • Ability to concepturize, outline, perform, and direct technical assignments, as well as write technical documents and proposals 
 How to Apply:

Send a CV and  cover letter to chemonicsCleanEnergyUganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Job Vacancy at Chemonics International in Uganda

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

  • Advanced degree in social sciences, statistics, development economics, or other related field
  • At least 5 years of progressively more responsible international work experience
  • Experience in designing both quantitative and qualitative evaluation methodologies and tools
  • Demonstrable experience in carrying out USAID monitoring and evaluation activities such as assisting partners to develop performance management plans and reporting indicators, and plan and lead evaluations for large, complex projects
  • excellent written and oral skills
 How to Apply:

Send a CV and  cover letter to chemonicsCleanEnergyUganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012



Grants/ Contract/Office Manager Job Vacancy at Chemonics International in Uganda

Job Title: Grants/ Contract/Office Manager
  • Degree in business administration, finance, economics, or closely related field
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience and success in setting up and managing grants under contracts
  • Demonstrable knowledge of USAID financial and management systems, regulations and reporting requirements
  • Experience in efficient programmatic and logistical operations management on USAID project
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


How to Apply:
Send a CV and  cover letter to chemonicsCleanEnergyUganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012


National Technical Coordinator Job Vacancy at Chemonics International in Uganda


Job Title: National Technical Coordinator

  • Advanced degree in energy related economics, Engineering, finance, business, or other closely related field
  • Experience managing and implementing complex donor-funded clean energy projects and working collaboratively with a broad range of government officials, international donors,and private sector stakeholders
  • Extensive knowledge of energy finance, policy, and governance issues in Uganda highly desired
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrable competence in leadership, client relations, and project and contract management

How to Apply:
Send a CV and  cover letter to chemonicsCleanEnergyUganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012

Jobs at Chemonics International in Uganda- Institutional Strengthening Coordinator

Job Title:  Clean Energy Institutional Strengthening Coordinator
  • Degree in economics, or other relevant field 
  • Minimum 8 years experience strengthening private and public sector institutions such as with national energy ministries, utilities, regulatory agencies in areas such as management planning, implementation strategies, evidence-based economic analyses
  • extensive training experience, including training of trainers and in developing training curriculum
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


How to Apply:
Send a CV and  cover letter to chemonicsCleanEnergyUganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012

Jobs at Chemonics International Inc in Uganda- Finance Coordinator


Job Title: Clean Energy Finance Coordinator
  • Advanced Degree in Finance, banking, accounting, applied economics, or other relevant field preferred
  • Minimum 8 years experience in a private sector finance, project development, development credit authorities, and global development alliances with an emphasis on clean energy
  • Demonstrated success in implementing programs aimed at increasing access to finance, including clean energy finance, and enabling environment issues
  • Demonstrated creativity in designing innovative clean energy financial packages and interventions
How to Apply:
Send a CV and  cover letter to chemonicsCleanEnergyUganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 15th Nov 2012


Many Jobs Opportunities at Bank of Uganda

 Job Title:

BANK OF UGANDA
37/45 KAMPALA ROAD, P.O. BOX 7120, KAMPALA;
Telephone: 256-414-258441/6, 258061, 0312-392000, 0417-302000. Telex: 61069/61344; Fax: 256-414-233818

E-mail address: info@bou.or.ug
Applications are invited from qualified Ugandans to fill the following positions
in Bank of Uganda;
A. Strategy and Quality Assurance Department

Job Title 1. Head Planning and Budgets Unit 1 Position
Job Title2. Head Balance Scorecard Management Unit 1 Position
B. Administrative Services Department

Job Title: Head Engineering Services Division 1 Position

Job Title: Head Catering Section 1 Position
5. Supervisor, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning 1 Position
Details of these jobs are available on the BOU
The positions attract competitive remuneration packages.


How to Apply
• All applications should be forwarded electronically using the iRecruitment
Application on the BoU website, http://www.bou.or.ug/ under Careers in
BoU. Careers in BoU is located at the top right menu and bottom right menu.
Guidelines on procedures can be accessed using the hyperlink Bank of Uganda
IRecruitment Instructions
• Candidates will be required to use the standard BoU Curriculum Vitae format
which is available under Careers in BoU. This Curriculum Vitae form after
being filled can then be uploaded onto iRecruitment Oracle when applying for
the advertised position of your choice. Candidates that use a Curriculum Vitae
Format other than the uploaded format shall be disqualified.
• Candidates MUST ensure that they indicate the class of their degree(s) in their
applications.
• Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials
MUST be attached to the application.
• Each application must be tagged to a vacancy/job number as indicated in the
iRecruitment instructions which are available on the BoU website.
• The maximum size of attachments in the online application is 500Kb. Multiple
documents of sizes smaller than 500Kb can be attached.
• Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
• The appointing authority reserves the right to appoint a new employee to a
higher or lower level than advertised as deemed fit.
To reach NOT later than 12:00am (midnight) on 5th November 2012
MANAGEMENT



ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS IN BANK OF UGANDA


Deadline: 5th Nov 2012



Jobs at Chemonics International in Uganda- Environmental Specialists & Chief of Party



Job Title: Environmental Specialists & Chief of Party

Chemonics seeks an environmental compliance specialist, curriculum development specialist, and a chief of party for the anticipated USAID-funded Education for Environmentally Sound Oil Management project in Uganda. The project aims to build the capacity of government agencies, civil society members, and the private sector to carry out sound environmental management and biodiversity conservation regar​​ding oil and gas development. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

    Provide overall project leadership, management, and technical direction for the program
    Oversee and manage technical work and build strong relationships with Ugandan counterparts, particularly Makerere University, to create new advanced degree programs for prospective students​
    Serve as the primary liaison with USAID, government counterparts, and Makerere University partners
    Manage and supervise the work of project personnel and subcontractors
    Ensure that all project assistance is technically sound and appropriate
    Work collaboratively to create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
    Oversee project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications

Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree in education administration, environmental management, or related field preferred for the environmental compliance specialist and the curriculum development specialist
    Advanced degree in education administration, environmental management, or related field required for the chief of party
    Minimum 10 years of senior-level experience designing, implementing, and managing environmental education projects in international settings
    Experience developing degree programs, educational curriculum, and short-term training programs in oil and gas resource management, and/or biodiversity conservation
    Experience working collaboratively with government agencies, host-country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies; USAID experience preferred
    Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to manage relationships with counterparts, beneficiaries, subcontractors, staff, and USAID
    Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    Experience implementing programs in Uganda or East Africa
    English fluency required

How to Apply:
Send electronic submissions to ugandaoil@chemonics.com by Friday, November 16, 2012. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.


Deadline: 16th Nov 2012


Accountant Job Vacancy at Plan Uganda


Job Title; Accountant
Responsibilities;
Budget  Management  and  Project  Control;
•    Prepare and  consolidate  PU  project budget  for each  financial year
•    Monitor  expenditure  to ensure adherence  to budgetary  limits
•    Coordinate  with and supervise  relevant staff  to ensure that  budgetary  allocations  are spent  and recorded in the  financial year.
Required competencies ;
•    A minimum  of a  bachelor’s  degree in commerce  or business  administration  majoring  in accounting
•    Professional  qualification in accountancy  ( CPA, ACCA)  at intermediate  or  affiliate level .
•    Minimum of three years  working  experience as an Accountant  in a busy organization  and at a  responsible  supervisory  level  is essential

How to apply
Qualified  female  candidates  are encouraged   to apply. Only short listed  candidates will be contacted . Please consider  your application  unsuccessful  incase  you do not  hear from us ..The address is written below;
The  People  &  Culture  Manager ,
Plan  Uganda
Email; Uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org


Deadline:2nd November 2012

Jobs at Marie Stopes in Uganda- SMS Technology Assistant

Job Title: SMS Technology Assistant
Key Responsibilities:
User Support Activities:
  • Responding to support calls from service providers, CHWs, Midwifes etc
  • Detailed weekly tracking of usage
  • Daily tracking of wrong format reports
  • Administering incentives campaigns for users
System Support Activities
  • Weekly calls with developer on bug issues including minute taking
  • Testing bug fixes and new features on the system both internal or in the field as required
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Commended prior working experience
 How to Apply:

please send a CV and cover letter by email to jobs@meriestopes.or.ug or by post to the senior Manager, People and Development, Plot 1020, Kisugu-Muyenga, P.O Box 10431, Kampala Uganda quoting the  position title

Deadline: 9th Nov 2012


Research Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs at Marie Stopes Uganda


Job Title: Research, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Key Responsibilities:
Project Management Activities:
  • Developing and modifying module documentation based on existing templates eg project charters, Use Cases, Status Reports, User Acceptance Testing
  • Coordination of developer and system messaging payments with finance
  • Gathering information from users for new modules as needed
System Support Activities
  • Managing the look and feel of the system user intaface
  • Tracking and documenting the project issue log for all system bugs
  • Plan, prepare and conduct training of trainers on system functions
 Qualifications and Experience:
  • Degree in Information Technology
  • Technology project implementation and management
Skills:
  • Quick learner and self starter 
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to hold meetings with all level users
How to Apply:
please send a CV and cover letter by email to jobs@meriestopes.or.ug or by post to the senior Manager, People and Development, Plot 1020, Kisugu-Muyenga, P.O Box 10431, Kampala Uganda quoting the  position title

Deadline: 9th Nov 2012



Finance Assistant Job at RTI International in Uganda


Job Title: Finance Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain office petty cash and petty cash ledger
  • Prepare petty cash vouchers and effect petty cash payments
  • prepare cheques and payment vourchers
  • Monitor and liquidate staff advances
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in business/ accounting or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to work as part of a team
  •  Strong writing and oral writing skills
  • Superior integrity and work habbits
  • Excellent computer skills
How to Apply:
Please submit CVs and relevant documentation to Grace Rugambwa (grugambwa@rti.org)

Deadline: 2nd Nov 2012


Jobs at RTI International in Uganda- M&E Assistant


Job Title: M&E Assistant
Supervisor: M&E Specialist

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and provide guidance to Focal Persons and relevant personnel of specified districts for qualitative and relevant personnel of specified districts for qualitative and quantitative data collection and quality control districts on behalf of the Envision program
  • Liaise with DHOs, NTD Focal Persons and Health Department Statisticians and Envision program personnel to ensure that program indicators are being adhered to and met in a timely manner
  • Enter data into the M&E database as advised by the M&E Specialist
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in statistics, quantitative economics or related field
  • Stroongly convesant with statistical programs, including SPSS or Stata
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communicator and good interpersonal skills
 How to Apply:
Please submit CVs and relevant documentation to Dr. Harriet Lwanga ( hlwanga@rti.org)

Deadline:2nd Nov 2012



Jobs at IBTCI in Uganda- Local Experts for USAID



Job Title: Local Experts for USAID/Uganda Capacity Program, Uganda
Closing Date: Tuesday, 06 November 2012

Program Description:

IBTCI seeks Local Experts for a USAID/Uganda Project Performance Evaluation of USAID/Uganda Capacity Program. The purpose of this Task Order is to conduct an evidence-based performance evaluation of USAID/Uganda Capacity Program implemented by IntraHealth International. The evaluation will establish the effectiveness of the interventions of UCP so that lessons from this evaluation can be integrated in future programming within the Mission and the Ministry of Health (MoH) to support national efforts in strengthening the health system in Uganda. Team members will have complementary expertise and experience in the following areas: evaluation management, international health program planning, human resources for health, health systems strengthening, organizational capacity assessment, and research methodology and data analysis skills.

The Local Experts should have the following qualifications:

Education: Master's degree in Human Resource Management, Public Health, Health Systems Management, Social Sciences or a related field. One of the local experts must have a minimum, of five years of Human Resources for Health experience in Uganda. Must demonstrate knowledge and experience of the functioning of the Ugandan health sector and knowledge of the Uganda Ministry of Health and district health systems.

Organization Description:

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a US based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over eighty-five countries and has implemented over one hundred and fifty projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in practice areas of Monitoring & Evaluation, Accountancy and Financial Management; Procurement Services; Banking and Finance and Private Sector Development.

How to apply:

Please send Curriculum Vitae (CV) by e-mail to: recruiting@ibtci.com , subject line: Local Expert USAID/UGANDA. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.

Deadline: 6th Nov 2012





Jobs at International Business & Technical Consultants Inc. in Uganda



Job Title: International Expert for USAID/Uganda Capacity Program, Uganda
Closing Date: Tuesday, 06 November 2012

Program Description:

IBTCI seeks an International Expert for a USAID/Uganda Project Performance Evaluation of USAID/Uganda Capacity Program. The purpose of this Task Order is to conduct an evidence-based performance evaluation of USAID/Uganda Capacity Program implemented by IntraHealth International. The evaluation will establish the effectiveness of the interventions of UCP so that lessons from this evaluation can be integrated in future programming within the Mission and the Ministry of Health (MoH) to support national efforts in strengthening the health system in Uganda. Team members will have complementary expertise and experience in the following areas: evaluation management, international health program planning, human resources for health, health systems strengthening, organizational capacity assessment, and research methodology and data analysis skills.

The International Expert should have the following qualifications:

Education: Masters / advanced qualifications in Public Health, Health Economics , Applied Research, Social Sciences or related fields. Minimum of seven years' experience implementing or evaluating health interventions. Must have participated in a minimum of five evaluations. Technical expertise in international health program planning, human resources for health, health systems strengthening, organizational capacity assessment, is required. Note that One of the two (Team Leader or the additional international consultant) will have a minimum ten years' experience in human resources for health.

Organization Description:

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a US based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over eighty-five countries and has implemented over one hundred and fifty projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in practice areas of Monitoring & Evaluation, Accountancy and Financial Management ; Procurement Services; Banking and Finance and Private Sector Development.

How to apply:
Please send Curriculum Vitae (CV) by e-mail to: recruiting@ibtci.com , subject line: International Expert USAID/UGANDA. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.


Deadline: 6th Nov 2012



Jobs at World Vision in Uganda- Commodity Manager



Job Title:    Commodity Manager -World Vision Uganda    Application Deadline Date:    05 Nov 2012
Position Location:    Uganda    Position Start Date:    01 Dec 2012
Region:    Africa\East Africa    Position End Date:    30 Nov 2015
Requisition Category:    International    Recruitment Priority:    Need Immediately
Country Name:    Uganda    Program/Office Name:    Programme Development Division
City/Province:    Uganda    Employee Type:    Contract
Job Grade Level:    15    Recruitment Status:    Advertising in Progress
Is this a family post?    Family - Spouse with Children       
        Requisition Num:    2012AFEINKO-8Z6LFB


*POSITION OPEN TO UGANDA NATIONALS ONLY*


PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide technical and direct management oversight of all the food aid programs in Uganda with a view to ensure quality food programming, systems and procedures and accountability within the framework of World Vision and donor standards and guidelines.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

        Provide strategic programming and system support for the food aid program including assistance with project design, proposal writing, budgeting and fund raising with WFP, US Department for Agriculture and Support Offices.
        Ensure proper food handling and accountability systems are in place including the maintenance of all required records and documentation and installation and operation of Commodity Tracking Systems (CTS) & Last Mile Mobile Solution (LMMS) in every food aid project site.
        Provide technical support to the food aid programme and ensure that implementation is according to World Vision Commodity management and programming procedures.
        Establish/ maintain effective reporting system to produce timely and accurate commodities reports to World Vision Uganda, Food Programming Management Group (FPMG), donors and to other partners.
        Develop monitoring plan for all food aid projects and ensures that regular and rigorous monitoring takes place during implementation.
        Develop and implement staff capacity building plan for the food aid project staff to meet established standards through on the job training, workshops, conferences and any other appropriate methods.
        Network and liaise with donors and food programming stakeholders for the acquisition of resources and to nature partnerships and represent the organization in coordination meetings on matters related to food aid programming at the district and national level.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

        REQUIRED:
        Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Economic Development, Social Science or in other related field.
        Extensive exposure to food aid programs management (minimum 5 years) preferably with international experience.
        Adequate knowledge and experience in food aid programs and donors standards appropriate to the management of the food programs.
        Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAPI) and other international humanitarian standards
        Extensive experience in supervising staff and conducting capacity building workshops.

        PREFERRED:
        In depth working Knowledge of computer software like Commodity Tracking System (CTS) Excel etc
        Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs counterparts and government agencies
        Must be willing to travel and a flexible approach to living conditions.
        Must be a committed Christian able to stand above denominational diversities.


How to Apply:
https://jobs.wvi.org/WebJobs.nsf/WebPublished/E56F4D98E492AC0C88257A9C005214E2?OpenDocument

Deadline: 5th Nov 2012




Programmes Director Job at World Vision in Uganda


Job Title:    Integrated Programmes Director - World Vision Uganda    Application Deadline Date:    05 Nov 2012
Position Location:    Kampala - Uganda    Position Start Date:    03 Jan 2013
Region:    Africa\East Africa    Position End Date:    02 Jan 2016
Requisition Category:    International    Recruitment Priority:    Need Immediately
Country Name:    Uganda    Program/Office Name:    Integrated Programme Division
City/Province:    Kampala - Uganda    Employee Type:    Contract
Job Grade Level:    18    Recruitment Status:    Advertising in Progress
Is this a family post?    Family - Spouse with Children       
        Requisition Num:    2012AFEINKO-8Z6JHT


*POSITION ONLY OPEN TO UGANDA NATIONALS - NO RELOCATION BUDGET*


PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide overall leadership, oversight and management support for all aspects of programming in World Vision Uganda while creating and nurturing strategic partnerships; and ensuring that all programmes are managed effectively and contribute to Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the World Vision Uganda Strategic priorities, community and donor accountability.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

        Leadership and Strategic Management
        Provide strong and positive leadership to the programmes department ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained.
        Ensure that programmes are managed and executed well as per plans within time and budgets, meeting donor and community accountability.
        Ensure programmes achieve Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the organisation’s Ministry Framework and Development Approach, and World Vision Uganda strategic priorities and programme designs.
        Provide effective oversight of disaster management and HEA functions, based on Partnership protocols and standards, including the development and implementation of a National office disaster preparedness plan.
        Provide oversight to Advocacy department by ensuring that local level programming contributes to national level advocacy strategies thus influencing Policy changes as a result of WV’s evidence-based advocacy.
        Provide oversight and ensure that Sponsorship standards are adhered to and that there is evidence of quality sponsorship programmes contributing to achievement of Child Wellbeing Outcomes.

        Strategy Development and Planning
        Collaboratively contribute to the development of strategy, directions and key priorities of WV programmes (short, medium and long) ensuring coherent strategy and a business plan for the national office that follows well from the strategy

        Resource Acquisition and Management
        Support the Development and execution of a strategy to diversify the National Office funding portfolio for WV, in terms of type and sources, especially from bilateral and multilateral sources, in close partnership with other Directors.
        Provide leadership in funding negotiations with support offices and other donors in coordination with other National Office (NO) Directors and in alignment with regional working group (RWG) decisions
        Manage donor expectations

        Accountability and Quality Assurance
        In close collaboration with functional heads, ensure provision of good quality services to programmes, and programmes in turn follow Partnership standards, policies and protocols, including all relevant sections of the Field Financial Manual thus achieving Inter-departmental collaboration and organizational synergy.
        In close collaboration with HR, ensure right programme staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development. Ensure that the programme staff based in remote locations receive care and support.
        Ensure adequate quality assurance processes while positioning programmes to meet defined programme quality standards including Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DME).

        Networking and Coordination
        Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with Support Office partners, including visits by donors.
        In coordination with National Director and Support Offices, develop and maintain pro-active relationships with bilateral and multilateral representatives in country ensuring that WV is represented through coordination, liaison and building collaborative relationships with donors, other NGOs, government authorities and other stakeholders and partners.
        In coordination with the National Director, develop and maintain good relationships with national government ministries, other NGOs and the development sector in general.

        Information Management
        Ensure necessary tracking, compilation, analysis and use of programmatic data,
        Oversee creation of internal monthly, quarterly and annual Programmatic Reports, Support Communications in preparation of marketing and informational material for WV and external donor stakeholders



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

        REQUIRED:
        Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Business Administration, Public Health, Economics, Rural Development or a related field. Master’s degree in Development, Social Sciences, Management or other related areas is an added advantage.
        Training or certification in Portfolio and/or Programme Management with accredited institutions such as PMI, Prince 2, or IPMA.
        Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in Portfolio and Program Management with a thorough understanding of all areas of project management cycles in a complex, international development organization.
        Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.
        Ability to engage at a strategic level with senior government, UN and INGO officials.

        PREFERRED:
        Ability to lead a multi-cultural team with an empowering and outcome oriented approach.·
        Strong budgetary and financial management skills.
        Good interpersonal organizational and time management skills.
        Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
        Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.
        Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes or similar database email and internet programs
        Ability to travel within country regional and internationally.

How to Apply;
https://jobs.wvi.org/WebJobs.nsf/WebPublished/D10B390A53D3366988257A9F0033E9B1?OpenDocument


Deadline: 5th Nov 2012


Human Resource Manager Job at Uganda Human Rights Commission


Job Title: Human Resource Manager

 The Uganda Human Rights Commission, Uganda

The Uganda Human Rights Commission is an Institution established under the Provisions of Article 51 (1) of the Constitution of-the Republic of Uganda, its legal mandate, functions and Powers are also enshrined in the UHRC Act of 1997.

The Commission would like to strengthen its human resources capacity by recruiting dynamic and self motivated individual to complement its current staff in the implementation of its mandate as a national Human Rights institution.

Human Resource Manager (1 vacancy)

Ref No: UHRC/HQ /4/2012

Salary Scale: HR-OS-3 Age: 30- 45 years.

Reports to: Director, Finance and Administration

Main Purpose of the Job:

    To provide professional guidance and leadership and support to the Commission, UHRC Management in the execution of the functions of Human Resource Management.

Duties

    Evaluating the validity and impacting of the Human Resource Management policies and strategies in line with the UHRC Objectives, management decisions.
    Coordinating, implementing, managing and evaluating the UHRC staff wellness Policy and programs.
    Evaluating the validity and impacting of the Human Resource Management policies and strategies in line with the UHRC Objectives, management decisions.
    Coordinating, implementing, managing and evaluating the UHRC staff wellness Policy and programs.
    Coordinating the budget process for the annual HR activities in line with the Strategic Investment plan and the UHRC Financial Guidelines.
    Planning, developing guidelines and coordinating, and advising management in line with Organizations Growth Strategy
    Drawing work plans, coordinating, supervising and evaluating the implementation process of staff recruitments selection and placements in accordance with the UHRC Recruitment

Procedures.

    Coordinating periodic skills audit and generating analytical reports for UHRC staff in line with HR policy, HR Business plans, Strategic Plan & objectives.
    Developing, implementing and maintaining HR Records and Information System that enhances total integrity and security of UHRC staff Records/Information in line with best practice standards, and HR work plan,
    Planning, developing guidelines and coordinating organization performance monitoring system and advise management in line with organization’s growth strategy
    Evaluating the effectiveness and impacting of the organization’s development policies, structural reforms and other organizational change initiatives and advice Management.
    Coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the performance management process and provide professional guidance.
    Planning and advising Commission on the organization’s structural change reforms; develop and coordinate strategies for the transition and assimilation of change in UHRC
    Supporting organizational change; define strategies for the formation and management of work teams and building a team based work culture.

Requirement:

    Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honor's Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management or Organizational Psychology or Business Administration (Management Option) or Public Administration or Management or Arts or Social Science or any other course in the field of Human Resource Management/ Public Administration and Management or Social work and Social Administration plus Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
    Master's Degree in Human Resource Management or Management or Organizational and Industrial Psychology respectively or related field is desirable [not a must].
    Membership to Human Resource Professionals Association(s) is desirable
    Applicants should have a minimum of 6 years working experience in Human Resource Management at least (2) to (3) of which should have been gained at Senior level or middle management level in Government or equivalent level of relevant working experience from a reputable organization.

Key competences:

    Developing and implementing HR programs, staff benefit Management, oral and written communication,
    Strategic thinking and planning, setting up a team and developing subordinates, interpersonal relations,
    Integrity and confidentiality, ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks, ability to meet timelines, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and computer literacy.

Experience: 6


How to apply:
Applications are invited for filling the following position, based at the Commission Head Quarters on Plot 20/22/24 Buganda Road Kampala. The successful candidate will be appointed for a five year contract subject to a six months’ probation.

Applications should addressed to Secretary to the Commission Uganda Human Rights Commission, & should physically be hand delivered to the Commission Headquarters reception on Plot 20/22/24 Buganda Road Kampala. Short listed candidates to be contacted through their addresses. The closing date is Wednesday 31st October, 2012.


Deadline: 31st Oct 2012



Legal Officer Job at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) in Uganda


Job Title: Senior Legal Officer

SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), Uganda
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) a fully state owned limited Company is a lead player in the Uganda power sector. It is responsible for the bulk purchase and sale of electricity from the generating companies to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. It is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity in Uganda

SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER (1Post)

The position is located at Company Head Office. The successful applicant will report to the Principal Legal Officer.

Purpose:

The primary purpose is to  identify, define and update Legal Policies in line with UETCL’s corporate Objectives.

KEY RESULT AREAS:

    Provide legal Support to the Company in its acquisition of rights of way / wayleaves for the Company.,
    Provide legal Support to the Company in its conduct of insurance business of the Company
    Provide legal Support to the Company for the drafting of Financial and subsidiary agreements for proposed projects for the Company
    Provide legal advisory and interpretation services to the Company to ensure statutory compliance with the existing law and regulatory requirements governing the sector
    Draft contracts, MOUs and any other documents that may be required from time to time for the normal business operations of the Company
    Prepare legal opinions and advising the Company on general issues that may arise from time to time.
    Attest documents that will be needed in the day to day operations of the Company.
    Provide advice on any litigation affecting the Company in relation to wayleaves acquisitions or any other legal issues that may arise.
    Respond to notices of intention to sue with regard to wayleaves acquisitions and liaise with external lawyers on outstanding cases in courts of law and advise on appropriate risk management measures and action.
    Review and advise on contracts, MOUs and other documents that may bind the Company.
    And to carry-out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirement:

    A Second Class Honours degree in Law from a recognised University
    A post-graduate diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre
    A certificate of Admission to the roll of Advocates of the High Court of Uganda
    A Minimum of four years experience (year of admission inclusive) post admission experience in a Company / Organisation or busy law firm involved in handling of land acquisition matters. Experience in acquisition of land for public purposes / utilities or resolution of land disputes will be an added advantage.
    Must provide evidence of at least three practicing certificates issued by the High Court of Uganda.

Experience: 4


How to apply:
Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to: The Manager, Human Resource and Administration Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited. P.O. Box 7625, KAMPALA The closing date to receive applications is Monday 29th October, 2012. UETCL Vacancies Announcement No. 03/2012.

Deadline: 29th Oct 2012


Financial Accountant Job Vacancy at UETCL in Uganda


Job Title: Financial Accountant

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), Uganda
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) a fully state owned limited Company is a lead player in the Uganda power sector. It is responsible for the bulk purchase and sale of electricity from the generating companies to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. It is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity in Uganda

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT, FINAL ACCOUNTS – (1 Post)

The position is located at Company Head Office. The successful applicant will report to Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounts.

Purpose

The primary purpose is to maintain accurate financial and accounting records and efficient general lodger management processes to ensure timely statutory reporting and tax compliance.

KEY RESULT AREAS:

    Preparation of all month end journals, including depreciation, journal voucher adjustments, prepayments, staff advances, interest charges, provisions and accruals.
    Ensure all statement of Affairs position and Statement of Comprehensive Income accounts are reconciled and signed off on a monthly basis to month end deadlines.
    Ensure Statutory taxes (Corporation Tax and VAT) are recorded appropriately within the accounts and reported on relevant returns to the Uganda Revenue Authority within statutory deadlines accurately.
    Ensure timely and complete month – end and year-end accounts closure processes are performed, implemented and continuously monitored in accordance to International Financial Reporting Standards, Company policies and procedures and statutory requirements.
    Review inputs of payment Vouchers, adjustment journals, coding and update general ledger and accrue tax invoices into the subsidiary accounts update of the general ledger.
    Prepare draft statutory accounts with fully backed up audit file for annual Company audit in accordance with IFRRS, GAAP and Company policies.
    Maintain and update the loans register and ledger
    Ensure accuracy of Data Entry and Filing.
    Provide supporting analysis and documentation for tax advisors and Supervisors for tax returns.
    Respond to financial inquiries by external Auditors, Internal Auditors and Supervisors by gathering, analyzing, summarising and interpreting data.
    Update job knowledge by keeping current with financial regulations, standards and best practices and advising the Supervisors on the update of the accounting standards, policies and procedures so as to be update with the current trends and developments.
    And carry-out any other duties as maybe assigned time to time.

Requirement:

    A Bachelors degree in Commerce or Business Administration or Finance or any other business related field.
    Part qualification and membership of the  internationally recognised professional institutions such as ACCA, CPA, CI MA etc.
    Not above 32 years of age Be able to work with any of the Sun Systems Accounting packages 5.2,5.3 and or 5.4
    Able to work with basic computer software like Ms-office packages
    A minimum of three (3) years post University qualification experience as Financial Accountant preferably in Electricity Sector.
    Excellent analytical ability Committed to meeting deadlines
    Efficient and effective in administration
    Willing to work long hours

Experience: 3


How to apply:
Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to: The Manager, Human Resource and Administration Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited. P.O. Box 7625, KAMPALA The closing date to receive applications is Monday 29th October, 2012. UETCL Vacancies Announcement No. 03/2012.

Deadline: 29th Oct 2012


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