Jobs at GOAL Uganda- M& E Officer

Job Title: M& E Officer- Kampala

The position holder will independently conduct evaluations of partner sub projects based on the GOAL Uganda Evaluation Framework and support the further development and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation systems that will provide information at project

Essential Requirements:
• Degree in Social Sciences, development Studies or related relevant subject
• Minimum 3 years work experience in M&E with an NGO
• Demonstrated experience of independently leading and conducting in depth investigation
• Good computer skills

Desirable Requirements:
• Strong analytical skills
• Experience of conducting multi-indicator Cluster Surveys
• Experience with the computer package SPSS
• Good communication skills



How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their application which must include at least 4 reference contacts, day time contact number and salary history. Applications should be submitted or sent to:
The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator,
Goal Uganda,
P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga.


Deadline: 20th January 2012

GOAL Uganda Jobs- Partnership Officer

Job Title: Partnership Officer
General Description of the Role:
Based in Abim with frequent travel to Agago District, the partnership Officer will act as the principal contract point between Goal and assigned partner organizations in the two districts

Essential Requirements:
• Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, or community Development
• 3-3 years experience in implementing rural development projects through partnerships with local NGO’s
• Knowledge of participatory and self- reliant development approaches
Desirable Requirements:
• NGO Experience providing technical assistance in the area of organizational capacity building
• Experience in networking with government, NGOs and districts in project implementation
• Knowledge of gender issues
• Working knowledge of the existing HIV Frameworks and policies implantation guidelines

How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their application which must include at least 4 reference contacts, day time contact number and salary history. Applications should be submitted or sent to:
The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator,
Goal Uganda,
P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga.


Deadline: 20th January 2012

Jobs at GOAL Uganda- Programme Manager

Job Title: Programme Manager
General Description of the role
Reporting to the Country Director, the programme manager will be based in Kampala, the programme manger will provide overall oversight and leadership to all programming management functions in the district

Essential Requirements:
• University degree in social sciences or related disciplines at tertiary level with hands on experience in one or more sectors that Goal is working in
• At least 5 years of humanitarian and/or development experience in amanging field office based programs
• Proven skills in performance management and capacity building related to staff training and facilitation
Desirable Requirements:
• Experience in livelihoods, HIV and WASH programming
• Experience of knowledge of working and living in karamoja and Northern Uganda

How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their application which must include at least 4 reference contacts, day time contact number and salary history. Applications should be submitted or sent to:
The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator,
Goal Uganda,
P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga.

Deadline: 20th January 2012

Jobs ay ACDI/VOCA in Uganda- USAID Funded

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Job Description

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

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Uganda We are currently seeking a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Manager for an anticipated P.L. 480 Title II Development Food Aid Program in Karamoja, Uganda. This multi-year, non-emergency program will be integrated with USAID strategies to address the underlying causes of chronic food insecurity. The program’s ultimate goal is “to reduce food insecurity among chronically food insecure households.” The program will focus on strengthening livelihoods and improving nutrition among children under five, incorporating disaster risk reduction and response mechanisms and conflict sensitive approaches. The M&E Manager will have the overall responsibility of monitoring the performance of agriculture, health & nutrition, and food distribution activities and managing the systems for collecting M&E information. In addition, the selected candidate should have expertise in leading monitoring and evaluation activities including training and research activities. The M&E Manager will be responsible for ensuring that monitoring and reporting of all program activities and outcomes are in place, effectively implemented and well synchronized between program locations and components.

Responsibilities:

• Manage and oversee a technical team of cross-sectoral M&E Specialists and Assistants and direct data collection activities of field-based personnel; • Assist in the data analysis and preparation of workplans and results reports that are submitted to the donor.
• Ensure compliance with USAID Office of Food for Peace implementation and reporting guidelines as well as ACDI/VOCA’s corporate M&E systems; keep up-to-date on changing donor requirements, new food security initiatives, etc. • Guide technical direction of the M&E approach and strategy in consultation with the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party, and ACDI/VOCA headquarters based technical staff; • Design, implement, and lead comprehensive, efficient and effective M&E training and capacity building programs for international and local grantees, partners and program staff; • Build capacity of staff and partners on M&E tools and analysis, data management, data analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques, report writing techniques and requirements for ACDI/VOCA and other relevant donors; • Carry out monitoring and evaluation visits to sub-recipient organizations; • Design terms of reference, oversee, and coordinate the activities of external monitoring and evaluation contractors and volunteers;
• Liaise, support, and serve as focal point for external monitoring and evaluation contractors; • Coordinate baseline, midterm and final evaluations as well as annual impact survey activities in addition to other studies/evaluations as needed; investigate opportunities for pilot initiatives or special studies; • Develop and improve upon organizational grant monitoring and survey tools as well as other data collection forms and information tracking tools to realize effective programming; • Serve as the primary drafter and editor of grantee project reports, donor reports, and needs assessments for dissemination; • Provide support in reviewing M&E aspects of proposals from potential partners and taking them through the proposal review process; • Develop and manage successful relationships and networks with partner organizations, target communities and donor representatives; • Coordinate with other stakeholders and organizations working in ACDI/VOCA’s implementation area to share data management tools, project activity data and lessons learned; • Ensure the continued maintenance and improvement of the project database.

Qualifications:

• Minimum of five years development experience with international donor-funded projects; • A Master’s degree in the fields of social sciences, governance, health, economic growth, or other related field; • Significant experience in the design and implementation of M&E systems for capacity building interventions; • Previous experience designing and implementing M&E training for international organizations and USAID funded projects; • Strong facilitation skills, including the design and management of effective trainings, workshops and meetings with diverse participants; • Experience working with international donors, as well as counterparts and beneficiaries (e.g., international and local NGOs and government representatives); • Demonstrated experience in data collection; statistical analysis; and reporting; including experience with computer-based statistical packages and databases (Epi Info, ACCESS, STATA, SPSS, SAS, etc.); • Excellent communications and coordination skills and cultural sensibility; • Experience conducting field research; • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations (preferably the Office of Food for Peace); and • Ability to travel frequently to Karamoja.

Jobs at ZOA in Uganda- Livelihood Advisor

Job Title: Livelihood Advisor

Job Description

Livelihood Advisor reports to the Programme Advisor • The LA is part of the Programme Advisory Department team.

Profile

Identity Agree with the Christian identity and vision of ZOA.

Knowledge / experience • Bachelors/Masters in relevant sector • Minimum of five years work experience in relevant sector, including at least one year in a similar position

Skills/Attitude

• Proven strong writing skills • Good communication and facilitation skills • Excellent command of English • Inventive and creative person (able to develop the best approach) • Motivator (for the team and the communities) • Willingness travel frequently in Uganda

ZOA offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team in Uganda. ZOA provides for good benefits and remuneration. For more information about our organisation please visit our website: www.zoa.nl/worldwide.

Special conditions and circumstances: This job contains frequent travelling, including field visits.

Questions If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact mister Guido de Vries, Country Director Uganda: cd@zoa.ug

Jobs at Pride Microfinance Limited- Staff Development Officer

Job Title: Staff Development Officer

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDi) is the leading microfinance deposit taking institution in Uganda, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act 2003, with a network of 29 branches countrywide and wishes to recruit a competent, hardworking and results oriented person in the position of a Staff Development Officer/Trainer.

The Staff Development Officer will, among others be responsible for conducting and supervising all approved training and development programs for PML employees.

Specific Responsibilities include:-

Develop a training curriculum and budget for staff capacity building.
Discuss training needs with managers, supervisors and staff in the various departments and prepare a training course plan for review by management.
Prepare training schedules/time table prior to training.
Plan and coordinate training needs assessments and courses using approved and appropriate materials.
Prepare end of training and monthly reports and submit them to the Human Capital Manager – Learning and Growth.
Review and improve training approach and materials based on feedback received and on evaluations of what worked or didn’t work.
Manage the resource centre by maintaining a catalogue system and specifying eligibility for library access for use.
Prepare and purchase orders of materials required and organize training venues whenever necessary.
Operationalise a system of disseminating important Micro-finance related information to appropriate personnel in the organization for personal development.

Requirement:

Qualifications, Skills and Person Specifications:

Should be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education; OR BBA / Management Science / Social Sciences/ SWASA /Development Studies /Adult and Community Education or any other related field with a PGD in Education.
A PGD in HRM/Management Science or related field will be an added advantage
A Superb attention to detail is an absolute requirement, good communicator (both oral and written) with unquestionable character and interpersonal /organizational skills.
Should have experience of 2 years and above as a Trainer.
Should be able to travel at any time to any of the 1 PML network branches.


How to apply:

Application procedure: If you believe you are cut out above the rest, have the necessary skills and experience, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply immediately and send a detailed CV, your current salary, copies of academic and professional certificates / testimonials, postal address, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact to the Head Human Capital Management, using the address below so as to reach not later than January 9, 2012.



Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road, P. O. Box 7566, Kampala. Tel. No. 041 4346 930 / 297 Kampala, Uganda, email: pml@pridemicrofinance.co.ug

Jobs at Hima Cement in Uganda- Assistant Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Assistant Electrical Engineer

Hima Cement Ltd is a member of Lafarge East Africa and part of the Lafarge Group, the largest building materials company in the world operating in all contmants of the world. Lafarge East Africa ‘ comprises Bamburi Cement Ltd in Kenya and Hima Cement in Uganda.

Hima is looking to fill the position of Assistant Electrical Engineer as per summary below.

Assistant Electrical Engineer

Direct Reports: Foremen (06)
No. of Vacancies: 01
Location: Kasese – Uganda
Department: Maintenance
Scope: All plant operations & estates
Reports to: Electrical Engineer
Plant Characteristics: Material Conveyors, Crushers, Mills, Kilns and Packers, 16MW Electrical Demand

Specific responsibilities will include:

Enforces statutory regulations regarding safety, health and welfare of the electrical team.
Ensure the proper scheduling, planning and executing of all electrical maintenance activities of the entire plant to achieve the plant reliability level.
Performing “hands on” operation and maintenance electrical duties.
Maintaining and operating substation high voltage electrical equipment and systems.
Reviewing plant electrical related operational and equipment problems.
Monitors, studies and improves the Plant’s Power Distribution system network.
Carry out liaison responsibilities with Power supply authorities (UMEME).
Contributes to the preparation of the annual electrical maintenance budget.
Work very closely with plant departments and sections effective co-ordination of maintenance programs.
Provides on the spot guidance as required, develops skills, trains, motivates, carries out coaching and performance appraisal of the employees in the section.
In the absence of the Electrical Engineer, represents the electrical section in all plant operational meetings

Requirement:

We are looking for a self motivated and enthusiastic individual who must have the following:

A degree in Electrical Engineering with 2-3 years experience or a Higher National Diploma with at least 4 years experience working in an busy industrial environment.
Hands-on experience in relays, circuit breakers, switch gears, transformers, field instrumentations and PLC base process control systems.
Solid understanding of equipment testing, evaluation, calibration techniques, predictive inspection tools and computer based maintenance management systems (CMMS).
IT literacy and reporting skills


How to apply:

Closing date for applications is 16th January 2012.

If you are interested in being considered for the above position, send your application together with a detailed CV to the address below:

Hima Cement Court, 4 Ternan Avenue

PO Box 7230, Kampala.

Telephone: +256 312-213100 /213200 , fax: +256- 382-400286 /288

Job Vacancy at Hima Cement Ltd - Career Opportunity

Hima Cement Ltd is a member of Lafarge East Africa and part of the Lafarge Group, the largest building materials company in the world operating in all contmants of the world. Lafarge East Africa ‘ comprises Bamburi Cement Ltd in Kenya and Hima Cement in Uganda.

Hima is looking to fill the position of Assistant Electrical Engineer as per summary below;

Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Direct Reports: Mechanical Foremen
No. of Vacancies: 01
Location: Kasese – Uganda
Department: Maintenance
Scope: All plant operations.
Reports to: mechanical Engineer
Plant Characteristics: Material Conveyors, Crushers, Mills, Kilns and Packers.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Enforces regulations regarding safety, health and welfare of the team.
Responsible for the execution of the mechanical maintenance work carried out on equipment.
Develops working methods in his field: defines procedures & ensures that they are implemented.
Contributes to the preparation of the annual mechanical maintenance budget.
Ensures proper scheduling, planning of works and resources and execution; Work very closely with plant departments and sections for effective co-ordination of maintenance programs.
Provides on the spot guidance as required, develops skills, trains, motivates, carries out coaching and performance appraisal of the employees in the section.
Facilitates communications and relationships – conducts department meetings regularly, conveys management policies to the subordinates, and communicates results to the management.
Keeps himself informed of general plant practices so as to ensure on-call duty.

Requirement:

We are looking for a self motivated and enthusiastic individual who must have the following:

A degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent with at least 4 years experience working in ” a busy industrial environment”.
Knowledge of safety laws and regulations.
In-depth knowledge of practical mechanical operations and diagnosis.
Strong problem-solving, trouble-shooting skills and hands-on experience.
Working knowledge of predictive maintenance practices, inspection tools and computer based maintenance management systems (CMMS).
IT literacy and reporting skills.


Experience: 4
How to apply:

Closing date for applications is 16thJanuary 2012. If you are interested in being considered for the above position, send your application together with a detailed CV to the address below: Hima Cement Court, 4 Ternan Avenue

PO Box 7230, Kampala.

Telephone: +256 312-213100 /213200 , fax: +256- 382-400286 /288

Office Messenger Jobs in Uganda (2posts)

Job Title: Office Messenger (2posts)

Responsible to: The University Secretary

Salary Scale: IUG 8 (a one year contract renewal upon satisfactory Performance)

Key Functions:

To open and close office on time
To clean the office before the officer arrives
To dispatch mails as directed by the Office Secretary.

Requirement:

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants should possess A’ Level Certificate with at least one principle pass plus atleast 3 years experience in a similar position in a reputable Institution.

How to apply:

Applications (8 copies) in own handwriting including up-to-date Curriculum Vitae with two (2) separate written letters from referees should reach the Secretary Appointments’ Committee, Islamic University in Uganda, P.O. Box 2555, Mbale Before 17th January, 2011.

Uganda Czech Development Job Vacancy

Job Title: Technical supervisor and Consultant

Uganda Czech Development Trust is currently looking for a suitable candidate for a position of technical supervisor and consultant of construction projects.

Main assignments:

Technical supervision of constructions
Development of technical plans and bill of quantities for tender

Requirement:

Requirements:

Degree in civil engineering, architecture or any other relevant subject
At least 5-year experience of building operations, engineering
Holds necessary/required licenses
Knowledge and understanding of blueprints.
Strong customer service, communication and computer skills.


How to apply:

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should send their application letter with CV, copies of certificates and 3 referees with telephone contacts to: Uganda Czech Development Trust. Bishop Mazzoldi House, Kampala, P.O BOX 72629 or on line at the following Email: karolina.plickova@charita-adopce.cz The deadline for submission of the application is 15th January 2012. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

Security Guards (4 posts) Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: Security Guards (4 posts)

Responsible to: Security Officer

Salary Scale: IUG8 (a one year contract renewal upon satisfactory Performance)

Key Functions:

To keep and ensure security on campus
To over see and check the movement and actions of students according to the university rules and regulations;
To inspect and record all vehicles entering and leaving the university
To keep proper control of movements of vehicles and university property through the gate.

Requirement:

Minimum Requirements:

Holder of O’Level and necessary training in security matters with atleast 3 years experience in a similar position.


How to apply:

Applications (8 copies) in own handwriting including up-to-date Curriculum Vitae with two (2) separate written letters from referees should reach the Secretary Appointments’ Committee, Islamic University in Uganda, P.O. Box 2555, Mbale Before 17th January, 2011.

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