Jobs at Australian Red Cross in Uganda- Monitoring and Evaluation Officer



Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 16 December 2012


A centre that helps hundreds of young people to maintain their sexual and reproductive health needs your support. You will strengthen monitoring and evaluation systems to enable accurate reporting, program planning and continuous improvement.

Naguru Teenage Information & Health Centre is a drop-in centre that offers STD diagnosis and treatment, family planning services, pregnancy testing, counselling and peer education.

On a daily basis, the centre assists 80-100 adolescents, with further client support provided through a toll-free hotline.

The centre is seeking an AVID volunteer to work within its monitoring & evaluation department. The assignment will focus on improving systems and tools; enhancing the functionality of the current online information management system; and providing tailored training to staff members in monitoring & evaluation processes.

This is a volunteer assignment under the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program, an Australian Government, AusAID initiative. Airfares, living allowances, accommodation, insurance and other support is provided through the program.

How to apply:
To be eligible, applicants must be 18 years and over, Australian citizens or permanent residents, or New Zealand citizens with Special Category Visas. Visit http://www.redcross.org.au/avid-monitoring--evaluation-officer-naguru.aspx for a role profile and application form. Contact the International Volunteer team on (03) 9345 1834 for any queries.



Deadline: 16th Dec 2012


Export Manager Jobs Vacancy in Uganda



Job Title: Export Manager
About this job

Our client is the largest manufacturer of steel construction materials in Uganda that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Objective:

The export manager is responsible for exports to Rwanda, Burundi, Congo and Kenya. He is expected to coordinate with all concerned parties to support and increase sales volumes in international market whilst keeping close relations with clients. He will also expand the client base, managing key accounts and maintain the marketing database.

The export manager will be responsible for a variety of activities including, but not limited to, evaluating financial structures, prepare reports to expedite the billing process and may also have to ensure that shipments are in compliance with the laws and regulations governing the export industry. This position will be located in Uganda (Kampala) but export manager will be expected to plan regular domestic and regional travel.

He should have strong interpersonal and presentation skills and should be able to communicate efficiently both verbally and in written form and can translate complex technical details to simple form. He must have good leadership skills and able to organize, motivate and liaise with the junior staff. He should be versatile and therefore able to carry out functions across various levels of the organization. He should be able to adjust to fast changing business conditions and is always result oriented.

Duties and Responsibilities;

    * Must have  broad experience in export sales, preferably having dealt with construction companies, distributors or wholesalers in E. Africa
    * Develop market plans that support export sales; facilitating both long and short-term sales forecasts, calculated risks & high success rates.

    * Must be able to detect opportunities at target companies within the geographically defined region.
    * Should have an excellent understanding and application for both technical and commercial solution Good presentation and communication skills.
    * Must have excellent written and oral knowledge of English - additional languages French and Swahili are a must.

    * Develop and execute innovative export strategies, generate sales and Submit monthly business plans.
    * Meets sales financial objectives and provide Quotations / Proforma Invoices and Tenders.
    * Track competitors and identify new product opportunities through market analysis.
    * Identify and build relationships with potential stakeholders.
    * Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of system documentation.
    * Knowledge of import and export regulations and ability to adhere to them.
    * Planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies.
    * Achieve sales operational objectives.

Qualifications:

    * Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    * Business Degree or any other equivalent management certification.
    * Knowledge in ERP package or any additional Accounting  Certifications i.e.(CMA,CFM,CPA etc)
    * Must have relevant Sales experience of 7 years especially in  from an international company
    * Must have a proven successful international new business or export track-record.
    * Likes to work in a dynamic, international and hands-on environment
    * Candidate should have strong influence management and collaborative skills.

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 exportjobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 13th Dec 2012


Livestock Assistant Job Vacancy at Busitema University in Uganda


Job Title: Livestock Assistant
Applicants must have :
 At least a Diploma or its equivalent in Animal Production and Management or related discipline
 Two (2) years’ experience in the relevant area
 Should demonstrate ability to support practicals during
advantage

How to Apply:
BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three (3) copies of your application (indicating the department where the vacancy falls for academic posts), Curriculum Vitae giving full details ofqualifications, work experience, names and contacts of three (3) referees, copies of academic documents and one (1) Passport Photograph. Applications with attachments should be addressed to The University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O Box 236 Tororo OR 226 Busia OR should be hand delivered at Busitema University Campus OR their Liaison Office at Lincoln Flats C4 Makerere University. The Closing Date for receiving applications is December 12, 2012.All appointments are Permanent and subject to six (6) months’ probation.

Deadline: 12th Dec 2012




Lecturers Jobs at Busitema University in Uganda


Job Title: LECTURER (S)
Applicants must have:
 A PhDor aMasters Degree in the area of specialization.
 At least three (3)Years of Teaching Experience in a recognized Institution of Higher Learning
 A PhD holder should have at least (2)Years of teaching experience in a recognized Institution of Higher learning
 Evidence of at least one (1) Publication
 Computer skills

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Applicants for position of Lecturer in the departments below should be qualified/ specialized and able to teach in the following areas:
Water Resource Engineering Department
Applicants must:
 Have a Masters Degree in CivilEngineering /MechanicalEngineering /AgriculturalEngineering /Chemical Engineering
 Be able to plan and conduct lectures in two or more of the following areas:
Theory of structures, Water Treatment, Material Science, Hydrology, Engineering Design, GIS Application in Water Resources and Renewable Energy Technologies
 A Bachelor’s Degree of at least Second Class Upper Division in EITHER Agriculture (Economics or Extension options), Agribusiness, Vocational Studies (Agriculture), OR Education (Agriculture)
 Computer Skills.

How to Apply:
BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three (3) copies of your application (indicating the department where the vacancy falls for academic posts), Curriculum Vitae giving full details ofqualifications, work experience, names and contacts of three (3) referees, copies of academic documents and one (1) Passport Photograph. Applications with attachments should be addressed to The University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O Box 236 Tororo OR 226 Busia OR should be hand delivered at Busitema University Campus OR their Liaison Office at Lincoln Flats C4 Makerere University. The Closing Date for receiving applications is December 12, 2012.All appointments are Permanent and subject to six (6) months’ probation.

Deadline: 12th Dec 2012


Assistant Counselor Job Vacancy at Busitema University in Uganda


Job Title: Assistant Counselor (1 Post)
The applicants must have:
 Bachelor Degree in Education, Guidance and Counseling or Community Psychology obtained from a recognized institution of higher learning.

How to Apply:
BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three (3) copies of your application (indicating the department where the vacancy falls for academic posts), Curriculum Vitae giving full details ofqualifications, work experience, names and contacts of three (3) referees, copies of academic documents and one (1) Passport Photograph. Applications with attachments should be addressed to The University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O Box 236 Tororo OR 226 Busia OR should be hand delivered at Busitema University Campus OR their Liaison Office at Lincoln Flats C4 Makerere University. The Closing Date for receiving applications is December 12, 2012.All appointments are Permanent and subject to six (6) months’ probation.

Deadline: 12th Dec 2012



Administrative Secretary Job Vacancy at Busitema University in Uganda


Job Title: Administrative Secretary (1 Post)
Applicants must have :g
 BachelorsDegree in Secretarial Studies or Administrative and Secretarial Science.
 Experience in a similar area will be added advantage.

How to Apply:
BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three (3) copies of your application (indicating the department where the vacancy falls for academic posts), Curriculum Vitae giving full details ofqualifications, work experience, names and contacts of three (3) referees, copies of academic documents and one (1) Passport Photograph. Applications with attachments should be addressed to The University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O Box 236 Tororo OR 226 Busia OR should be hand delivered at Busitema University Campus OR their Liaison Office at Lincoln Flats C4 Makerere University. The Closing Date for receiving applications is December 12, 2012.All appointments are Permanent and subject to six (6) months’ probation.

Deadline: 12th Dec 2012

Administrative Assistant Job Vacancy at Busitema University in Uganda



Job Title: Administrative Assistant (2 Posts)
The applicants must have:
 A Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities/ Science from a recognized institution of Higher Learning.
 Computer, organizational, interpersonal and good communication skills.
Those with a Certificate in Administrative Law and working experience in the related area will have added advantage.

How to Apply:
BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three (3) copies of your application (indicating the department where the vacancy falls for academic posts), Curriculum Vitae giving full details ofqualifications, work experience, names and contacts of three (3) referees, copies of academic documents and one (1) Passport Photograph. Applications with attachments should be addressed to The University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O Box 236 Tororo OR 226 Busia OR should be hand delivered at Busitema University Campus OR their Liaison Office at Lincoln Flats C4 Makerere University. The Closing Date for receiving applications is December 12, 2012.All appointments are Permanent and subject to six (6) months’ probation.

Deadline: 12th Dec 2012




Assistant Registrar Job Vacancy at Busitema University in Uganda



Job Title: Assistant Registrar (1 Post)
Applicants must have:
 A Masters Degree obtained from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
 Three (3) years working experience, in the relevant area preferably in a similar Academic Institution.
 Good Computer, interpersonal and communication skills.
 A high level of integrity and be able to work under minimum supervision.

How to Apply:
BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three (3) copies of your application (indicating the department where the vacancy falls for academic posts), Curriculum Vitae giving full details of qualifications, work experience, names and contacts of three (3) referees, copies of academic documents and one (1) Passport Photograph. Applications with attachments should be addressed to The University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O Box 236 Tororo OR 226 Busia OR should be hand delivered at Busitema University Campus OR their Liaison Office at Lincoln Flats C4 Makerere University. The Closing Date for receiving applications is December 12, 2012.All appointments are Permanent and subject to six (6) months’ probation.

Deadline: 12th Dec 2012


Teaching Assistants Jobs at Busitema University in Uganda



Job Title: TEACHING ASSISTANT(S)
Computer Engineering Department
The applicants must:
 Have a Bachelor’s Degree of at least Second Class Upper Division in Computer Engineering obtained from recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
 Computer Skills
 Be able to support planning and conducting lectures in two (2) or more of the following areas:
Structured Programming, Object Oriented Programming, Event


How to Apply:
BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three (3) copies of your application (indicating the department where the vacancy falls for academic posts), Curriculum Vitae giving full details ofqualifications, work experience, names and contacts of three (3) referees, copies of academic documents and one (1) Passport Photograph. Applications with attachments should be addressed to The University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O Box 236 Tororo OR 226 Busia OR should be hand delivered at Busitema University Campus OR their Liaison Office at Lincoln Flats C4 Makerere University. The Closing Date for receiving applications is December 12, 2012.All appointments are Permanent and subject to six (6) months’ probation.

Deadline: 12th Dec 2012

Program Director Jobs Vacancy at Wipro in Uganda



Job Title: Program Director
About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Summary:

The individual will be required to run Data Center operations for Telco which is spread across multiple countries in Africa. He will be required to map to the CIO and his next level in terms of stakeholder management. He will be responsible to integrate and expand the operations over a period of time by building teams. Having prior experience of working in an IT services company and dealing with Indian teams, teams from local regions in Africa will be an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Manage an existing engagement comprising of inter-related projects to deliver specific business objective
    * Manage a large team spread across multiple OPCOs including stakeholder management across these OpCos
    * Program Management: Setting a clear Vision for the Operations team & excellent rigor in tracking service metrics, communication and closure of actionable from time to time. Project Management of implementation and Operations projects.
    * Customer satisfaction: Track transaction CSAT ( END USER LEVEL) and Perception CSAT ( BUSINESS LEVEL)
    * Service Management of Telecom Services end to end from an ETOM/TOGAF framework perspective
    * Delivery of Infrastructure Services based on ITIL V3 framework covering Service desk , End user management and Data center domains – ( Wintel, Unix, Storage,  Backup, Network, Security, Database and Middleware towers). Should have experience in managing Data Centers especially in large Telco’s where-in the Data Centers host the range of applications including OSS/BSS applications for the Telco
    * Able to identify, track and mitigate risk – Operational / Technical / Program related
    * Financial Governance: Track and improve on Cost of Delivery & Maximize on new business opportunities within the account and develop plans for penetration of Wipro Services and increase share of wallet

Qualifications:

    * Would require high degree of customer interaction and Stakeholder Management.
    * Being able to work with cross functional teams, varied suppliers and business teams
    * Be able to make effective presentations at an Operational / Steering committee level
    * Strong aptitude for delivery processes, People management Skills, Strong Technology orientation & highly process oriented.
    * Certified Stanford Program Manager or PMP or equivalent / ITIL V3 certified - preferred.
    * Excellent written and oral communication
    * 12 – 15 years of Industry experience
    * Domain experience in one / multiple domains
    * Expertise with program planning and tracking tools like MS Project/Clarity

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 wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 13th Dec 2012



Plant Attendant Job Vacancy at Mbale District Local Government Uganda




Job Title:  Plant Attendant (2 Posts) – Ref: DSC/PLO/MDLG

Salary scale: U8. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: “O’ Level Certificate;

Duties: cleaning and assisting in keeping the security of the plant; assisting the plan operator in basic maintenance of the plant; oiling, greasing or refueling the plant as instructed;


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.


Deadline: 13th Dec 2012

Plant Operator Job Vacancy at Mbale District Service Commission in Uganda



Job Title: Plant Operator (1Post) – Ref: DSC/PLO/MDLG;

Salary scale: U8. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: “O’ Level Certificate; valid Driving Permit of Class E; clean plant operating record; Basic mechanical and vehicle maintenance skills.

Duties: operating plant for official duty and assignment; carrying out basic maintenance of the plant; reporting major technical mechanical faults to the supervising officer; maintaining basic records regarding the plant as instructed; ensuring the safety of the plant while on duty

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

How to Apply:
Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.

Deadline: 13th Dec 2012


Jobs at Uganda Road Fund - Communications Officer



Job Title: Corporate Communications Officer (Re- Advertised)

Uganda Road Fund

(Reporting to Manager. Corporate Services)

Main Duties:

1. Menace the Internal Communications

a) Develop and implement URF communications strategy in line with the company ‘s corporate Business Plan;

b) Develop and manage URF Public Relations program to ensure that stakeholders and the general public are informed of the purpose, activities, limitations and achievements of the Fund;

c) Prepare regular (monthly and quarterly) and ad hoc performance reports for the Executive Director: Prepare speeches for the Executive Director, the Board and other speakers for presentation at URF and related occasions

2. Manage External Communications

a) Prepare press briefs and conferences, newsletters, brochures, media advertisements, interviews on TV and Radio and other public communications for the Fund;

b) Manage URF s participation in external events (le trade shows and exhibitions)

c) Ensure access to information by authorized persons/agencies relating to the activities of the Fund, including performance against published benchmarks;

d) Provide updated and accurate general and technical information for that Fund’s websites;

e) Publicize activities and achievements of the Fund;

f) Handle inquiries and complaints from the public including initiating responses to such complaints in consult at on with the Executive Director,

g) Develop program and activities aimed at strengthening URF s Image and corporate brand.

3. Undertake other functions and duties that may be delegated to the position from time to time.

 Qualifications and competencies

Applicants must possess a degree in Mass Communication.

Public relations or relevant field and have at least 5 years’ experience in developing and managing corporate program communications in a reputable organization, preferably in the transport/roads sub-sector or donor funded projects. A post-graduate qualification in Mass Communication Public relations or related field is desirable.

Competencies:

a) Understanding of principles of corporate communications and media relations:

b) Ability to conduct research and prepare reports;

c) Ability to communicate clearly and concisely and demonstrate capacity to develop and manage corporate and program communications.

d) Strong interpersonal anc1 organizational skills;

e) Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and work effectively under pressure.

f) Ability to effectively organize and manage events

g) Extensive experience with computer applications Microsoft Office. Word. Excel. PowerPoint and Access Experience with the social media including face book, YouTube. Twitter and Flickr

Age limit: Not more than 45 years

Salary and Benefits

This position will be offered under a contract of three years, renewable. Attractive salary and conditions will be available to the right candidate.




How to Apply:

The Uganda Road Fund (URF) is a body corporate established by Uganda Road Fund Act 2008 to finance the routine and periodic maintenance of public roads The Fund seeks to recruit a Corporate Communication* Officer and accordingly Invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position at the Secretariat,
The Road Fund is a new entity and the Secretariat will need an energetic and dynamic person with the drive necessary to deliver a demanding business plan. Consequently, only the candidate who will meet the requirements of the position will be considered for further evaluation and interview.

Conditions for Applications
Applications accompanied by (I) a capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post or assignment and illustrated personal experience; (ii) copies of testimonials; (iii) detailed curriculum vitae showing positions held: (iv) current salary (v) 3 referees, and (vi) postal address, daytime telephone contacts and email address of applicants should be submitted either In hard copy or by email in portable document format (pdf) to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund, 5th Floor Twed Towers, Plot 10, Kafu Road,
P.O. Box 7301, KAMPALA
or by email to info@roadfund.ug


Deadline: 2nd Dec 2012


Operations Officer Job Vacancy at the Stop Malaria Project in Uganda


Job Title: Operations Officer

The Slop Malaria Project (SMP)
Job Description


Tasks and Responsibilities

The Operations Officer will be responsible for providing comprehensive project management support services to the Stop Malaria Protect play an active role as a teem member of the project team end provide project administrative, management and technical expertise in the implementation and monitoring of the assigned protects.

She/He will develop and maintain productive relationships with the Stop Malaria technical and financial sections and various other external project stakeholders and will work with the project teams to ensure the assigned projects achieve the set goals and objectives on time

The Operations Officer will have a full understanding of the Stop Malaria Project and assigned project funders regulations and will ensure project teams adhere to these regulations in the course of implementation of project activities

Duties:

    * Provide administrative end logistical support related to the procurement, custody and delivery of commodities and general SMP-related supplies and equipment
    * Manage operational/administrative project-related documentation and ensure appropriate electronic and hard copy distribution, filing and archiving
    * Maintain a database of project partners and stakeholders and liaise with them as needed
    * Coordinate protect related travel activities for the project team and activity participants
    * Develop, manage and retire project operational/administrative budgets and advances.
    * Play an active role as an operational/administrative project team member and coordinate the project team efforts by putting in place regular communication mechanisms
    * Ensure operational/administrative protect compliance with Stop Malaria and donor regulations in the implementation and monitoring of protect activities-
    * Develop innovative and needs based project management systems
    * Represent the Stop Malaria Project at relevant meetings and fora
    * Coordinate with technical staff to collect M&E data from zonal offices
    * Identify reliable vehicle hire services in the districts SMP covers and negotiate competitive rates/establish agreements for set rates
    * Coordinate and fulfill supply orders between Kampala and SMP Zonal offices
    * Monitor supply inventory and putting into place a working store monitoring system
    * Maintain an inventory of SMP equipment per USAID requirements and verity the inventory semi-annually.
    * Organize maintenance and repair of office equipment.
    * Create and maintain an efficient system tor vertical maintenance scheduling/ tracking planning and coordination
    * Encourage SMP staff to be proactive about transport requests.
    * Maintain a coordinated quarterly SMP travel schedule, which can be updated monthly and will indicate weekly districts/zones to be visited by staff
    * Ensure CCPs SMP vehicles are comprehensively insured
    * Establish a controlled refusing system (e g introducing fuel-coupons) obtaining credit services with a fuel company, maintaining a fuel card or any other method that will improve on internal controls)
    * Monitor and compare vehicle hire requests with invoices from vehicle hire services rendered.
    * Set up and be the first-line of support tor any SMP office locations, including coordinating furniture supplies and other logistic needs.
    * Ensure an orientation plan is in place for new staff before they join SMP
    * Manage the Administrative Assistant, Office Attendant Receptionist and Drivers (8).
    * Take on additional administrative tasks when necessary.

 REQUIRED Education, Experience and Skills:

    * Demonstrated high degree of integrity
    * Honest and able to manage and account for hinds accurately
    * Must have at least five years demonstrated experience in procurement and logistics management par USAID. FAR and other applicable CFR guidelines
    * Must be fluent and communicate efficiency and effectively in English -both written and spoken and familiarity with Luganda
    * Ability to lead and work effectively as part of a team
    * Strong computer skills including Windows and Microsoft Office applications, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel
    * Experience of internal control procedures
    * Experience working in an NGO environment preference of five years and above
    * Ability to analyze, interpret and present management information and maintain accurate records
    * Energetic self-starter who can see what needs to be done and make it happen
    * Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration on related field
    * Must have at least 5 years experience managing the administrative and operational aspects of an office

Desired Experience skills:

    * Experience with managing stores including establishing an inventory control systems is an advantage;
    * Experience working and liaising effectively with District and other government bodies.
    * Experience in the preparation of activity budgets and a range of financial and organizational administrative duties;
    * Strong organizational skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment; ability to work well with others;
    * Previous experience working on USAID-funded projects
    * Communication skills both verbal and written

How to Apply


The Slop Malaria Project (SMP) is a five-year USAID funded initiative awarded in September 2008 The project is being implemented by a consortium of partners- led by the Johns Hopkins University. Bloomberg School of Public Health. Center for Communication Programme (JHU/CCP). Other Partners include Malaria Consortium; Communication for Development Foundation -Uganda (CDFU) and Infectious Diseases Institute Limited (Id). SMP is recruiting for an Operations Officer for a period of 9-12 months

Please deliver copies of your CV, academic transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to;
John Hopkins University
Center for communication programmes,
Plot 15 Binayomba Avenue Bugolobi (same street as royal suites, ambrossoli International School) Attn: HR Manager

Deadline: 30th Nov 2012



Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Saving Mothers Giving Life Coordinator


Job Title: Saving Mothers Giving Life Coordinator; FP-07
Vacancy announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 064/2012 Date: 11/26/2012 
                                            
OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies

POSITION: Saving Mothers Giving Life Coordinator; FP-07

OPENING DATE: November 27, 2012

CLOSING DATE: December 10, 2012

WORK HOURS: Full time (40 hours) or Part time (32 hours); please indicate preference on application

U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

The job holder’s primary responsibility will be to coordinate the Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL) public-private partnership program. Under the Global Health Initiative (GHI), SMGL’s aim is to rapidly reduce maternal mortality in four western Ugandan districts. The job holder will work closely with all USG agencies supporting SMGL (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Peace Corps, and Department of Defense (DOD)), Headquarters in Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA, the Ugandan Ministry of Health, and implementing partner colleagues. Integral to SMGL progress, the job holder will coordinate and arrange interagency and implementing partner meetings; write and share meeting minutes; coordinate and collect data from partners’ implementing activities in the field; participate in partner technical working groups and disseminate findings; conduct joint site monitoring visits; write and share progress reports; participate in the development and implementation of project evaluation and other M&E efforts; assist in compiling data for a costing study; plan high level USG and SMGL partner site visits to Uganda; and perform other duties as necessary. In addition to SMGL, the job holder will have opportunities to review and edit concept papers and program descriptions throughout the design process, serve as a technical reviewer of health proposals and participate in the award selection, assist in writing health-specific operational plans, write project supports and communications documents, and provide any other support to the health, HIV/AIDS, and education teams as needed.

Background Information
The dynamic, diverse, and fast-paced Health, HIV/AIDS, and Education (HHE) office within the USAID/Uganda mission is seeking an Eligible Family Member (EFM) to provide support to a number of strategic health projects. The position is located in the Development Objective 3 (DO3) office.  DO3 is the largest DO Team in USAID/Uganda, with 40 staff. There are three Teams within the DO3 office – Education and Health Seeking Behaviors; Service Delivery; and Systems Strengthening. The job holder will sit on the Service Delivery Team.  Together these teams manage a wide array of programs, many of which are cross-cutting and integrated in design.  Each element of the portfolio contributes to the Global Health Initiative (GHI), seeking country-led health approaches that focus on integration of services, leveraging host country and other donor investments, strengthening health systems, a focus on women and girls, improved application of evaluation, innovation, and science and technology.

The office manages a $230plus million health portfolio and a range of projects in HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Malaria, Reproductive Health and Family Planning, Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition, and Emerging Pandemic Threats. This position offers the opportunity for an EFM to provide strategic direction and coordinated support for health projects, policy and program development support, and leadership to one of the largest interagency Mission health teams.

The Service Delivery Team is a high performing group of 16 individuals including cross-cutting persons.  The team includes a US Direct Hire (USDH) Team Leader, an FSN Deputy Team Leader, 9 FSN Project Management Specialists, a US Direct Hire, a USPSC, one FSN Office Manager, a CDC malaria advisor, and this Program Development Assistant.  Together, the team manages actives totaling approximately $80 million.  The Service Delivery Program requires intensive multi-agency planning, extensive Government of Uganda (GoU) consultation, Technical Working Group alliances and consultation, and donor coordination at the program level.


A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1.  Education Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in global public health, international affairs, or other related field is required.  Master’s degree in similar field preferred.

2.  Work Experience:  Three to five 3-5 working years in a professional office setting, ideally within an international organization, required, with 2-3 years of experience in public health, international development, or other relevant field preferred.  Demonstrated experience in coordination of large-scale projects or working it teams. Preference given to candidates with experience coordinating with an international agency, host government or implementing partners.  Familiarity with the management of contracts, USG procurement and documentation requirements, and in project design, implementation, management and evaluation desired.
3.  Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent - written and spoken) English ability is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Knowledge of or demonstrated ability to quickly learn international development and U.S. foreign policy priorities required.  Knowledge and interest in maternal and child health issues and current strategies for improvement and implementation of such programs is strongly preferred.  Technical knowledge is desired in one or more of the following programmatic areas: HIV/AIDS, reproductive health and family planning, maternal and child health and nutrition, infectious disease.  General knowledge of the health and public sector environment, donors and related private sector programs in Uganda is preferred.  
5.  Skills and Abilities:  Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communications skills required. The job holder must have strong management skills and be able to order priorities and manage several activities simultaneously.

SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited for oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

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

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

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

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

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

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

5.  Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

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

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

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

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae

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

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


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


Deadline: 10th Dec 2012




Registered Nurse Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda


Job Title: WAE Registered Nurse; FP-6; FSN-8
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number:  071/2012 Date: 11/26/2012

OPEN TO:           All Qualified Candidates
OPENING DATE:  November 26, 2012
CLOSING DATE:  December 09, 2012
POSITION TITLE:         WAE Registered Nurse; FP-6; FSN-8
POSITION LOCATION: Chancery
HOURS OF WORK: Position will work as needed, maximum 6-8 weeks/year.

 The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Registered Nurse in the Health Unit Section.  Position is temporary not to exceed one year (WAE).

Note:  All applicants who are not family members of USG employees officially assigned to post and under Chief of Mission authority must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Provides routine and preventive health care to the American community including treatment of common illnesses and injuries with accepted professional standards and on call duty. The position reports directly the FSHP.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required:  Degree from a professional nursing school and in possession of a current and unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the U.S. or Western European equivalent is required.
 2. Prior Work Experience: At least two years of occupational health experience, with at least one year being with a Western primary health care facility is required.   Previous teaching with at least three of the following health promotion activities is required: smoking cessation, weight reduction, well child anticipatory guidance; emergency first aid; prenatal classes; stress management and relaxation and HIV prevention is required.
3.  Language Requirement: Level IV (fluent - written and spoken) English ability is required.
4.   Knowledge: Current training or working knowledge in emergency preparedness is required.
5.   Skills:  Demonstrated skill and ability to administer adult and paediatric immunisation programs according to current CDC standards, and ability to provide travel medicine recommendations and health precautions are required. Must be able to perform basic word processing on computer.

SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited for oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

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

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

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

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

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

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

5.  Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.




HOW TO APPLY

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

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

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

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae

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

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


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

Deadline: 9th Dec 2012


Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - WAE Physician


Job Title: WAE Physician; FP-5; FSN-10
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number:  074/2012  Date: 11/26/2012

OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies
OPENING DATE: November 26, 2012
CLOSING DATE: December 09, 2012
POSITION TITLE: WAE Physician; FP-5; FSN-10
POSITION LOCATION: Chancery
HOURS OF WORK: Position will work as needed, maximum 6-8 weeks/year.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:   Must be able to obtain a Top SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE. U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. POSITION IS TEMPORARY NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR (WAE).

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Provides medical services to American direct hire employees and dependents of all agencies at post as primary care physician.  S/He will see Locally Engaged Staff upon occasion of injury on the job, referring any who become ill at work to their private physicians S/He works with technical supervision by the FSHP and RMO in planning and administering the health program at post, including at-post hospitalizations and medical evacuations.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required:  M.D. collegiate degree, completion of an approved internship and residency or equivalent, and a license to practice medicine (comparable to requirements in the U.S.) are required.
 2. Prior Work Experience: Prior medical practice and at least three years of progressive experience in internal medicine, family practice, emergency medicine, and OB/GYN is required.
3.  Language Requirement: Level IV (fluent - written and spoken) English ability and fluency in use of professional medical terminology is also required.
4.   Knowledge: Must have general practice knowledge and understanding to deal with all types of cases seen in Health Unit.  Specifically:
• Must have knowledge and understanding of Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support and Emergency Preparedness for chemical, biological and radiological situations;
• Should have regularly attended annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) training and seminars to stay current with medical practice at US and European standards;
• Should be aware of occupational, safety and health administration regulations and practices in line with US and European standards;
• Familiarity with US Government and Department of State medical regulations and administrative procedures, especially those involving medical evacuations. (May be obtained on the job).
5.   Skills:  Must be sensitive to needs and feelings of others and be approachable to every person at post in order to obtain and maintain the trust and confidence of employees and dependents.  Maturity, stability, objectivity, resourcefulness, adaptability and sound professional judgment are essential in this position.  Must have a customer-service orientation.

SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited for oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

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

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

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

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

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

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

5.  Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.



HOW TO APPLY

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

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

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

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae

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

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


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


Deadline: 9th Dec  2012


Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Small Grants Coordinator


Job Title: Small Grants Coordinator; FP-06
Vacancy Announcements

U. S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 073/2012 Date: 11/26/2012 
                                            
OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies

POSITION: Small Grants Coordinator; FP-06

OPENING DATE: November 26, 2012

CLOSING DATE: December 09, 2012

WORK HOURS: Full time (40 hours) or Part time (32 hours); please indicate preference on application

U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Incumbent is responsible, under the direct supervision of the Political Section and the overview of the Chief of Mission, for the conception, design, management, and implementation of respective activities related to the Embassy’s Community Grants for HIV/AIDS under the Small Grants Program. The Small Grants Program includes the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund, the Community Grants for HIV/AIDS Fund and the Democracy and Human Rights Fund.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1.  Education Required:  Completion of a University Degree in liberal arts, business administration or sciences is required.

2.  Work Experience:  Two years’ work experience in an office environment is required.
3.   Language Requirement:  Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required.
4.   Knowledge:  General knowledge of development goals and ability to write clearly and concisely.
 5.  Skills and Abilities:  Ability to plan, arrange, manage and administer all programs according to U.S. government regulations. Must be able to work in a high-volume, high-productivity environment and to work well with others.  Must be computer literate, preferably with experience in EXCEL and MS WORD.  Must be able to draft concise and clear and recommendations.  A successful candidate must be a self-starter, able to plan and execute his/her duties with minimal supervision.  The candidate must also be willing to travel frequently to remote parts of Uganda to monitor and evaluate projects, and must be able to liaise effectively with projects implementers, beneficiaries, and local officials.
SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited for oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

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

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

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

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

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

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

5.  Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.



HOW TO APPLY

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

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

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

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

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

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


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


Deadline: 9th Dec 2012



Finance Manager Job Vacancy at NFT Consult Ltd in Uganda


Job Title: Finance Manager
About this job

NFT Consult Ltd is the leading human resources firm that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Summary:

The Finance Manager is the key personnel for all financial record keeping, compliance to financial regulations and policies, monitoring of financial controls and maintaining compliance to budgeting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Manage everything related to finance for both control of income and expenditure.
    * Develop and analyze information to assess the current and future financial status of the company.
    * Establish procedures for custody and control of assets and records.
    * Oversee the flow of cash and financial instruments.
    * Maintain accurate financial records and prepare clear reports for informational, auditing and operational use.
    * Oversee the preparation of accurate monthly management reports i.e. annual profit and loss statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, revenue analysis reports, VAT, NSSF, PAYE and any others required by the 15th day of the following month.
    * Prepare operational and risk reports for management analysis.
    * Compile, analyze, review and monitor budgets versus expenditures for the company.
    * Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control.
    * Resolve accounting discrepancies.
    * Co-ordinate and participate in the internal and external auditor processes.
    * Recommend, develop and maintain financial databases, computer software systems and manual filing systems, including supervision or management of accurate data entry into the financial systems.
    * Recommend and update accounting policies and provide orientation and staff training.
    * Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.
    * Review client/supplier contracts to obtain a thorough understanding of the financial stipulations.
    * Oversee the company reconciliation process to ensure its accuracy.
    * Oversee the company billing and collection process to ensure its accuracy.
    * Initiate a rigorous collection process on invoices to avoid cash insufficiencies.
    * Advise on the proper allocation of resources.
    * Monitor the accuracy of payroll entries and reconciliation and its timely submission including management of payroll statutory deductions and employee advances to ensure collections and that employees are not over advanced.
    * Maintain confidentiality of sensitive financial information and reports.
    * Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and timely submission of all financial statutory requirements.
    * Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting control procedures.
    * Oversee and implement financial management procedures for all the other company locations outside of Uganda.
    * Ensure, delegating as appropriate, that each service location is adequately managed, staffed and resourced.
    * Establish Policies and Procedures, Employment, Volunteer and Internship Agreements.
    * Any other duties and responsibilities assigned.

Skills Required:

    * Knowledge of standard practices, procedures and documentation used in financial transactions and advanced bookkeeping.
    * Conversant with Quick Books and MS Office Applications.
    * Attention to detail, critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills.
    * Knowledge of financial regulations and policies as per Uganda Revenue Authority
    * Knowledge of international financial reporting standards.
    * Ability to understand financial policies and procedures and experience in effecting compliance.
    * Ability to communicate effectively to stakeholders.
    * Hands on information on accounting tools for making monthly reports and trial balance sheets, cash books etc.
    * Back stopping, evaluation and monitoring skills.

Qualifications:

    * Must have a degree in Business Administration with an Accounting option.
    * An MBA with a bias in financial management is preferred.
    * CPA or ACCA qualified.
    * Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.


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 financemanagerjobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 14th Dec 2012


Electrical Engineer Jobs Vacancy in Uganda


Job Title: Electrical Engineer


About this job

Our client is a cement manufacturer in Uganda that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individual for the Vacancy above;

Objective:

    * Carry out liaison with Power supply authorities (UMEME) in case of power problems in the plant.
    * Work very closely with Production, Quality and Mechanical sections to ensure effective co-ordination of Maintenance programs.
    * High labour turn over and Management Financial controls.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Enforces statutory regulations regarding safety, health and welfare of the Electrical team.
    * Prepares, submit and controls the annual electrical maintenance budget.
    * Ensure the proper scheduling, planning and executing of all Electrical maintenance activities of the entire plant to achieve the plant reliability level.
    * Provides on the spot guidance as required, develops skills, trains, motivates,carries out  coaching and performance appraisal of the employees in the section
    * Monitors, studies and improves the Plant’s Power Distribution system network.
    * Liaises closely with the Power supply authority (UEMEME) regarding power concerns in the plant.
    * In the absence of the Electrical Engineer represents the Electrical section in all plant operational meetings.

Qualifications:

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

    * Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Electrical/Electronics Engineering Disciplines or Higher National Diploma in Electrical/Electronics Engineering
    * At least three years of professional experience in a related field.
    * In depth knowledge of maintenance of all heavy electrical equipment like motors, transformers, switch gears, maintenance management methods, predictive inspection tools and computer based maintenance management systems.
    * Knowledge of statutory rules and regulation regarding Electrical distribution.

MANAGEMENT SKILLS

    * Up-front management skill (goal clarification, planning and problem solving, facilitating the work of others, obtaining and giving feedback, making control adjustment and reinforcing good performance).
    * Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
    * Leadership skills and good team player.



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 cementjobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 11th Dec 2012



Counsellor Jobs in Uganda at Azur Christian Health Centre IV

Job Title: Counsellor

A trained Nurse from a recognized institution, additional training in HIV/AIDS counseling, registered and licensed by the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Association,

Age limit: 35-65 Years of age

How to apply
Hand written applications  together with  copies of all relevant  documents  should  be addressed to;  The  Director , Azur  Christian  Health Centre  IV  and delivered  or posted  to this   address   P. O. Box  20, Hoima-Uganda
Tel; 0365-442923, E-mail;azurhcentre@yahoo.com  . All interested candidates  must ensure  that their documents  are received .


Deadline: 30 November 2012.



Pharmaceutical Technician Job Vacancy at Azur Christian Health Centre IV in Uganda



Job Title: Pharmaceutical Technician
  • With a diploma in pharmacology from a recognized  institution, registered and licensed by the Allied Health professionals Council, related computer skills, experience in the relevant area will be an added advantage

How to apply
Hand written applications  together with  copies of all relevant  documents  should  be addressed to;  The  Director , Azur  Christian  Health Centre  IV  and delivered  or posted  to this   address   P. O. Box  20, Hoima-Uganda
Tel; 0365-442923, E-mail;azurhcentre@yahoo.com  . All interested candidates  must ensure  that their documents  are received .


Deadline: 30 November 2012.



Medical Laboratory Technician Job at Azur Christian Health Centre IV in Uganda


Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technician
•    With  a diploma  in Medical Laboratory  Technology from  a recognized institution , registered and  licensed  by the Allied  Health  Professionals council ,
•    Related computer  skills
•    Experience in the relevant area will be  an added advantage.

How to apply
Hand written applications  together with  copies of all relevant  documents  should  be addressed to;  The  Director , Azur  Christian  Health Centre  IV  and delivered  or posted  to this   address   P. O. Box  20, Hoima-Uganda
Tel; 0365-442923, E-mail;azurhcentre@yahoo.com  . All interested candidates  must ensure  that their documents  are received .


Deadline: 30 November 2012.




Accountant Job Vacancy at Azur Christian Health Centre IV in Uganda


Job Title: Accountant
•    With a degree in accountancy  and/or a diploma in accountancy  from a recognized  institution ,further training in professional  courses  like ACCA, or  CPA,  proficiency in  related computer  programs , experience  of five  years in  accountancy .

How to apply
Hand written applications  together with  copies of all relevant  documents  should  be addressed to;  The  Director , Azur  Christian  Health Centre  IV  and delivered  or posted  to this   address   P. O. Box  20, Hoima-Uganda
Tel; 0365-442923, E-mail;azurhcentre@yahoo.com  . All interested candidates  must ensure  that their documents  are received .


Deadline: 30 November 2012.


Medical Officer Job Vacancy at Azur Christian Health Centre IV in Uganda


Job Title: Medical  Officer
•    With an  MBCh. B  degree from a  recognized  institution  of higher learning , registered and licensed  by the Uganda Medical  and Dental  Practitioners  Council , with at least  one years relevant  experience .
•    Prior work  with  HIV/AIDS related projects  will be an added  advantage.


How to apply
Hand written applications  together with  copies of all relevant  documents  should  be addressed to;  The  Director , Azur  Christian  Health Centre  IV  and delivered  or posted  to this   address   P. O. Box  20, Hoima-Uganda
Tel; 0365-442923, E-mail;azurhcentre@yahoo.com  . All interested candidates  must ensure  that their documents  are received .


Deadline: 30 November 2012.

Jobs at Medical Teams International in Uganda- Africa Health Advisor



Job Title: Africa Health Advisor, Kampala
Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012
Health Care in Uganda


Job Summary:
Guide effective resource acquisition and implementation of health projects by advising and facilitating program development, funding, reporting and evaluation of MTI's project portfolio in Africa as needed. Develop effective relationships with institutional donors. In collaboration with field staff or partners, MTI country and HQ leadership, develop a common agenda and draft strong project designs for proposals and grants. Provide input into country strategy development and multi-year plans. Remain abreast of state-of-the-art practices in health programming. Promote and contribute to health staff development through training and technical guidance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: · Grow health, AIDS, disaster response , medical training, SGBV, and EMS project portfolio by identifying opportunities, conducting needs assessment s, identifying funding sources and writing high quality grant proposals in collaboration with country staff and HQ colleagues. · Develop strong relationships with donors and communicate with funding sources regularly.
· Provide technical guidance in assessment, project design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting to increase program quality in both relief and development projects in Africa · Support development of MTI vision and Christian ministry, initially in Uganda and E. Africa and, over time, throughout the continent. · Help develop program strategy and ensure that projects remain on target. · Ensure program quality by integrating best practices into project design and proposals. · Build staff and partner capacity by providing or training staff in project cycle management, monitoring and evaluation and health methodologies. · Establish effective monitoring and evaluation systems for key health projects. · Document results and lessons learned for broader dissemination. · Develop SOW in consultation with project managers, field leadership, and HQ departments (specifically, Technical Services and Regional Programs). · Establish collegial, mutually beneficial relationships, and share knowledge and expertise with MTI, partner and donor staff. · Represent MTI in country and regional health fora. · Ensure reporting formats and monitoring procedures are in place; and ensure thetimely submission of quality reports based on donor guidelines. · Other duties as assigned.

Desired Minimum Qualifications: · Masters in Public Health (MPH) required. MD highly desirable. · Field experience; at least five years in related development work, preferably in Africa. · Experience in international NGO program grant writing required. · Commitment to the mission of Medical Teams International. · Familiarity with international health program standards in development contexts, and ability to implement them to meet organizational needs. · Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Epi Info. Proficient in use of email, internet and communication systems. · Ability to work flexible schedule. · Demonstrated quality writer/editor; advanced document presentation and budgeting skills. · Ability to identify opportunities in international health programs and liaise with donors and other collaborating organizations. · Ability to travel up to 25% per year. · Independent worker, resourceful, innovative, problem solver, facilitation skills, analytical.


How to apply:
To learn more about this position and to apply please visit our website at www.medicalteams.org


Deadline: 31st Dec 2012


Statistician Job Vacancy at Mbale District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title: Statistician (1 Post) – Ref: DSC/STAT/MDLG

Salary scale: U4. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: Honours Bachelor Degree in Statistics or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Duties: Collecting, analyzing and storing data; Producing statistical reports; Appraising Development projects; Organizing and implementing national surveys’ ; and providing technical support on statistical matters to local Governments.



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.

Deadline: 13th Dec 2012


Senior Accounts Assistant Job at District Local Government Uganda



Job Title: Senior Accounts Assistant (5 Posts) – Re-advertised

Ref: DSC/SAA/MDLG; Salary scale: U5. Age Limit: 23 years and above.

Qualifications: ‘A’ level Certificate, with a Diploma in Accounts or Business Studies or Business Administration or Financial Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution; or a pre-professional accounting qualification (ATC or CAT) awarded from recognized institution and accredited by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).

Experience: At least three (3) years working experience administrative officer in a public or reputable organization.

Duties: providing custody for accounting records and documents; processing deferred tax payments and returns and keeping records thereof posting financial transactions, cash books and subsidiary ledgers to general ledger and updating books of accounts; preparing pay change report forms and reconciling payroll transaction reports; entering transactions into the commitment control register; providing custody of cash and imp rest and effecting payments and preparing draft monthly reconciliation reports;


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.


Deadline: 13th Dec 2012




District Natural Resource Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda



Job title: District Natural Resource Officer (1 Post- Re-advertised)

Ref: DSC/DNRO/MDLG Salary scale: U1E.

Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in either Forestry; Wetlands Management; Environment Studies; Land Management, or any other relevant Science Degree plus a Post graduate Qualification in management studies from a recognized institution.

Experience: should have a minimum of 9 years working experience three of which at principal level in a natural resource management/environment.

Duties: enforcing the implementation of National Policies; rules regulations and council bye-laws on sustainable exploitation of natural resources; management of the provision of extension services on natural resources; appraising work plans and technical proposals in regard to

environment impact assessment; preparing and submitting work plans and budgets for the natural resources subsector; tendering technical advice to the District Council and other stakeholders; managing issues of land tenure ownership and lease holding in the district; appraising and ascertain compliance to land use regulation and the district infrastructure designs; initiating and advising council natural resources bye laws and ordinances; supervising and appraising the performance of the departmental staff; and preparing and presenting performance reports to the District Council and other stakeholders.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.

Deadline: 13th Dec 2012




Personnel Officer Job Vacancy at District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title: Personnel Officer (1Post) – Ref: DSC/PO/MDLG

Salary scale: U4. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: should hold an Honours Bachelor Degree in social works and social administration or Arts or Business Administration/ Business Studies (Management option) ,Bachelor of Management Sciences or its equivalent; from a recognized university or institution;

Duties: Carrying out staff welfare management for local governments ; planning and organizing the man power resource through recruitment, deployment, training, utilization and discharge as per schedule; providing technical advice to the council and technical departments on matters related to Human Resource Management issues; monitoring staff performance through staff appraisal exercise to ensure quality service delivery; preparing Human Resource Management work plans, budgets and performance reports as instructed by the supervisor; interpreting the

Human Resource Policies, rules, regulations and procedures; providing assistance in the management of the payroll of the local governments and compiling reviewing and keeping custody of the staff lists and related personnel records.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.

Deadline: 13th Dec 2012




Information Officer Job Vacancy at Mbale District Local Government in Uganda

Job Title: Information Officer (Posts)

Ref: DSC/IO/MDLG; Salary scale U4. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: Should hold an Honours Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication or any relevant field from recognized university; listening skills; should be computer literate

Duties: Facilitating and analysis and dissemination of information in the district; supervising lower cadres in the department ; ensuring proper coverage of events in the district; advising the Chief Administrative Officer on press matters; coordinating radio and TV programmes sponsored by the district; maintaining an information data bank at the district.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.


Deadline: 13th Dec 2012




Physical Planner Job Vacancy at District Service Commission in Uganda



Job Title: Physical Planner (1Post) – Ref: DSC/PP/MDLG

Salary scale: U4. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: Honours Bachelors Degree in either Physical Planning;

Regional Planning; Urban Planning or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution Knowledge of computer software application packages specially Geographical Information SYSTES (GIS) and Automated Computer Aided Design (AUTOCAD)

Duties: Planning towns and trading centres in the district; guiding developers in processing proper building plans; enforcing the town and county planning Act, 1964 and other relevant laws; drawing site plans for plot (building) development and processing their approval; demarcating plots in towns/trading centers; inspecting structures/building in town / trading centers to ensure compliance with the land use plan; maintaining the District planning information, equipment and records; and guiding District Authorities on balanced development.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.


Deadline: 13th Dec 2012




District Education Officer Job Vacancy at District Service Commission in Uganda


Job Title: District Education Officer (1 Post- Re-advertised)

Ref: DSC/DEO/MDLG; Salary scale: U1E.

Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: Should hold an Honours Bachelor Degree in Education from a recognised university or institution; either, a Master Degree in Education Planning and Management or Human Resource Management or Public Administration and Management or other related managerial fields from a recognised university or institution.

Experience: Should have a minimum of 9 years working experience in management of an educational institution or gained from professional experience in a managerial capacity at the level of Principal Education Officer.

Duties: Implementing Education laws, policies and regulations; implementing approved education and sports development plans, strategies and council decisions; providing technical and professional advice; organizing and facilitating teachers training programmes; coordinating school inspection and sports programmes and maintaining an updated teacher’s personnel data bank.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.

Deadline: 13th Dec 2012




Community Development Officer Job Vacancy at Mbale District in Uganda


Job Title: Community Development Officer (7 Posts- Re-advertised)

Ref: DSC/CDO/MDLG; Salary scale: U4. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

Qualifications: Should hold an Honours Bachelor Degree in Development studies, social sciences, arts, social works and social administration or Arts , Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Duties: Planning and budgeting for development programmes at the community level; supervising staff that is involved in uplifting the social and economic welfare of local communities; organizing local communities to effectively participate in development initiatives; Sensitizing communities on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations; Monitoring, evaluating and reporting; on community development programmes and projects.

Promoting the equal participation of all communities in development programmes; Promoting the creation and growth of function groups for the improved welfare of the population; Training communities in literacy programmes and income generating activities; Providing advice of the effective mobilization of the community for development and Sensitizing communities to adhere to existing legislation on gender and child rights.



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following Posts, which exist in Mbale District Local Government.

Applications in triplicate on PSC Form 3 revised of 2008 can be obtained from the Office of the Secretaries District Service Commission or Public Service Commission and should be filled in own handwriting and addressed to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O. Box 2434, Mbale to be received not later than 13th December 2012.

Applicants serving outside the Traditional Public Service/Local Governments are required to give 3 referees one of whom should be his / her current Employer; attach only photocopies of their certified Academic and Professional Certificates, 3 Passport size photographs recently taken and an up to date Curriculum Vitae.

Deadline: 13th  Dec 2012



Jobs at Goal Uganda- Capacity Building Officer



Job Title: Capacity Building Officer
Based in Kampala
Essential Requirements:
•    An experienced and motivational trainer with formal training in Training of Trainers
•    Have demonstrable experienced in facilitating organizational capacity assessments with civil society organizations
Desirable Requirements:
•    Demonstrable work experience of implementing organizational development training with civil society organizations
•    Demonstrated experience in fund raising
•    Degree or Diploma
•    Good computer skills

How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 referees ( 2 professional, 2 character including current or most recent employer), day time contact and salary history to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Goal Uganda, P.O Box 33140, Kampala
Lubbobo Close, Muyenga


Deadline: 17th Dec 2012



Finance, Logistics & Administration Manager Job Vacancy at Goal in Uganda


Job Title: Finance, Logistics & Administration Manager
Based in kalongo- Agago District
Essential Requirements
•    Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration, or diploma in business studies with part professional qualification in ACCA, CPA
•    At least 4 years work experience in  a similar role preferrably with Non-governmental organisation
•    Hands on experience in managing logistics and procurement related activities
•    Demonstrable experience managing personal functions


How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 referees ( 2 professional, 2 character including current or most recent employer), day time contact and salary history to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Goal Uganda, P.O Box 33140, Kampala
Lubbobo Close, Muyenga


Deadline: 17th Dec 2012


Jobs at UNESCO in Uganda- Education Programme Specialist


Job Title: Education Programme Specialist Capacity Building for EFA in Uganda, Kampala
Closing Date: Tuesday, 04 December 2012


Phone: (256) 414 25 97 13; (256) 772 52 94 98 (office cell phone)
Fax: (256) 414 25 84 05;

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UNESCO Vacancy Announcement

Project Appointment UNESCO Multi-Sectoral Office in Nairobi Education Programme Specialist Capacity Building for EFA in Uganda Post level: P-3 Duty Station : Kampala, Uganda Duration: One year with possibility of extension Closing Date: Tuesday, 4th December 2012

I. Background

The Capacity Development for EFA (CapEFA) programme focuses on teacher education, aiming to contribute to the development of a balanced and comprehensive education sector through the strengthening of teacher education towards achievement of the national and EFA Goals by 2015. Within the framework of the CapEFA, UNESCO is recruiting an international education specialist with the following duties and tasks.

II. Duties and requirements Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Education, the overall supervision of the Director of the UNESCO Multi-Sectoral Office in Nairobi, the technical supervision of the Education Programme Specialist in Nairobi, and in close collaboration with Uganda National Commission for UNESCO, Ministry of Education and Sports as well as the Education Programme Unit of the Nairobi Office, the incumbent will be responsible for programme activities related to the objectives of the CapEFA. S/He shall lead the overall planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and documentation of the programme. Specifically, s/he will undertake the following tasks and responsibilities:

    * Based on the CapEFA programme framework for 2012-2013 and the agreed Programme Document and Work Plan, act as the Coordinator for the overall implementation of CapEFA Uganda, in particular activities during the planning stage including advocacy, dialogue and consensus-building, overseeing the capacity assessment exercise and formulation of the capacity development action plan;
    * Develop detailed work plans and be responsible for the planning, execution and evaluation of the CapEFA Uganda programme, through close collaboration with the national and international counterparts.
    * Monitor work plans and prepare budget revisions as necessary, ensuring that activity-based and financial revisions to work plans are in line with the overall CapEFA Programme priorities and that the required changes are communicated regularly to the technical oversight team at UNESCO HQ; Monitor, report on and oversee the evaluation of the programme activities related to CapEFA Uganda, including the regular 8 month reporting duties, mid-term and final evaluations.
    * Assist the Head of Office in maintaining momentum for the CapEFA Programme and its implementation strategies in line with the country and sector developments, donor consultations and recommendations.
    * Supervise the budget, financial and administrative matters and preparation of documents concerning the CapEFA Uganda programme, reporting status and raising potential issues to the Head of Office and UNESCO HQ.
    * Provide technical assistance to the Ministry of General Education and Instruction for the implementation of the CapEFA Uganda programme, as well as technical advice in the overall development of the Non-Formal Education sector in Uganda. Attend meetings and participate in technical and working groups and meetings related to the CapEFA in Uganda, as and when delegated by the Head of the Office.
    * Identify potential local partners within the NGOs and private sector and civil society for participation in the CapEFA planning stage as well as the execution of the capacity development action plan. Expand and strengthen partnership with the Ministry of General Education and Instruction, other line ministries, institutes/universities and NGOs for the implementation of the CapEFA Uganda and for the strengthening and networking of the non-formal education in Uganda. Identify prospective donors and actively participate in such meetings.
    * Promote in-house cooperation across the UNESCO Education Sector and collaborate with UNESCO Headquarters, UNESCO Multi-sectoral Regoinal Office for East Africa, UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning, as well as with other project partners, for effective coordination, planning, implementation and monitoring the Programme, as well as to support and strengthen UNESCO's position with intellectual and academic institutions.
    * Prepare briefs as necessary on the CapEFA Programme for the supporting donors and for internal use, based on country programme support and regional reports. Ensure timely availability and access to all key programme documents (global, regional, country) for government and technical partners, as well as for uploading onto the UNESCO intranet and CapEFA internet site.
    * Analyze, edit and compile other documentation and prepare background/briefing papers that could be of significance to CapEFA Uganda, particularly with a view to making strategic decisions and adding technical value and input to the programme activities. Participate in the trainings as required, and supervise the staff under the CapEFA Uganda programme. Review the completion of the assignments by staff under CapEFA Uganda according to their job description.
    * Carry out any other tasks that may be assigned by the Director of the UNESCO Multi-Sectoral Office in Nairobi.

III. Profile

The incumbent must possess the following qualifications and experience:

    * An advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in education, preferably education planning, basic education, teacher education
    * At least four to seven years of relevant work experience, both at the national and international levels, in the field of education, with at least two years in the non-formal education and literacy
    * Experience in working in development context, in particular Africa, would be an asset.
    * Experience in managing people, team working building, supervision and management of education programmes
    * Good computer and other IT skills
    * Excellent knowledge of English.

      The knowledge and competencies required include:
    * Extensive professional knowledge and experience, holistic understanding of formal and non-formal education
    * Profound knowledge and expertise in non-formal education and literacy
    * Strong sensitivity and adaptability in cultural, gender, religion, race and nationality
    * Experience and understanding of the country and region and a clear understanding of development work
    * Extensive experience in programme planning, monitoring and evaluation
    * Strong strategic and analytical skills
    * Excellent organizational, networking, partnership building and interpersonal skills
    * Excellent communication skills, including writing and oral expression

      The post requires maturity, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver to deadline, as well as work under pressure.

      IV. Type of Contract and Timeline

      This Post is expected to start immediately, with an initial duration of one year and possibility of another year extension subject to resource availability and performance, on a Project Contract equivalent to P3.

      V. Benefits and Entitlements

      UNESCO's salaries are calculated in US dollars and exempt from income tax. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates. For this post the annual remuneration starts around 80,662 US$ with dependents and around 75.386 US$ without dependents. Other benefits such as sick leave, family allowance, home travel, education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance

How to apply:

Candidates are kindly requested to send their applications including the UNESCO CV Application Form (downloadable at http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/about-us/how-we-work/job-vacancies) with a covering letter as well as the names and addresses of 3 referees by Tuesday, 4th December 2012 (17:00 East Africa Standard Time) to education.nairobi@unesco.org.


Deadline: 4th Dec 2012



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