Procurement Officer Jobs at Hospice Africa Uganda

Job Title: Procurement Officer (1 post)

Location: Kampala

JOB PURPOSE:
To coordinate and manage the procurement of goods and services of HAU in accordance with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and other applicable rules and regulations.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Develops and ensures implementation of the procurement plans and strategies for the procurement of all relevant goods and services for HAU.
Supports HAU Management in Contracts Management including preparation and issue of contracts and monitoring implementation.
Liaises with Finance to provide the necessary bid documents to prospecting suppliers of goods and services to HAU.
Guides and advises the Evaluations/Contracts Committee, user departments and suppliers on the correct procurement procedures and recommended procurement methods and specifications.
Liaises with Finance and the suppliers to ensure timely delivery of the procured goods and services and the corresponding payments.
Supports the Evaluations/Contracts Committee and HAU Management in taking early action to identify and address poor contractor and supplier performance.
References, verifies and manages the procurement and disposal documentation and ensures their safe custody.
Prepares periodic performance reports to the Senior Management and Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA).
Manages the advertisement and sell of bid documents and maintaining a suppliers list.
Coordinates the receipt, opening and evaluation of the procurement bids in liaison with the technical experts and user departments.
Monitors market trends and conditions and advise Management on competitive pricing.
Plans, budgets, requisitions and accounts for the resources and performance of the Procurement Section.

KEY RESULT AREAS
Procurement plans and strategies for HAU developed and implemented.
Evaluations/Contracts Committee, user departments and suppliers effectively guided on the correct procurement procedures and recommended procurement methods and specifications.
Timely delivery of the procured goods and services and the corresponding payments ensured.
Technical Support provided to the Evaluations/Contracts Committee and Management in taking early action to identify and address poor contractor and supplier performance.
Procurement and disposal documentation effectively managed and their safe custody ensured.
Performance reports timely prepared and submitted to Management and Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA).
Advertisement and sell of bid documents managed and a suppliers list maintained.
Receipt, opening and evaluation of the procurement bids well coordinated.
Resources and performance of the Procurement Section accounted for.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
An Honors Bachelors Degree in Procurement/Supply Chain Management from a recognized awarding Institution. Or full Professional qualification in Supply Chain Management (CIPS) plus a post graduate Diploma in Procurement Management from a recognized awarding Institution.
At least ten (5) years working experience, three (3) of which must have served at a Procurement Officer level in an NGO or a reputable organization.


How To apply:
Qualified and interested candidates may hand deliver, email or post a detailed resume with a cover letter indicating three work related referees to the address below. Emails must not exceed 2MB. Deadline for receiving applications is 20th January 2012.

The Human Resource and Administration Director
Hospice Africa Uganda
PO Box 7757 Kampala
Makindye Rd, opposite ARA,
Email: humanresource@hospiceafrica.or.ug


Deadline: 20th January 2012.

Hospice Africa Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Associate Lecturer (1 post)

Location: Kampala

JOB PURPOSE:
The overall purpose of this post is to provide palliative care training to students on the diploma, degree and short courses in palliative care. The post holder is also expected to coach, mentor and supervise students on training programme at the different levels.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Training material development
Participates in developing quality low-cost educational materials (particularly instructional materials.
Participates in review and editing of training materials and modules.


Training & Education:

Participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of training courses assigned to him/her.
Participate sin follow up, coaching and mentoring of trainees attending courses
Supports and supervises the students in developing research/audit proposals and implementing research/audit projects
Participates in setting assignments and examinations for students on the training program.
Participates in marking of assignments and examinations.
Participates in preparation of articles for HAU newsletters and relevant reports.

Advocacy/Research and Knowledge sharing:

Participates in palliative care advocacy activities through organizing, implementation and where necessary representing Hospice in activities of stakeholder organizations.
Participates in operational research, education program reviews and evaluation activities. Participate in identification and documentation of best practices.


Administration:
Prepares both narrative and financial reports related to activities entrusted to her
Participates in preparation of work plan and budgets for the education department.
Participates in departmental meetings and when requested represent Hospice training and education department in stakeholders meetings.
Participates in planning and organization of Hospice and palliative care activities.

KEY RESULT AREAS

Demonstrates knowledge of the subject area.
Develops teaching instructional materials as per PC standards.
Develops lesson plans to support proper instruction.
Demonstrates effective teaching using a variety of strategies.
Assesses student performance as per HAU set standards
Achieves academic performance results according to the requirements as set by HAU.
Demonstrates knowledge of the relationship among instructional planning, communications and classroom management.
Demonstrates through mutual trust and respect a positive, caring attitude towards all.
Submits accurate reports in a timely manner.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Ideal: Specialist in palliative care with degree in medicine or nursing and preferably post graduate degree in palliative care or education. A Diploma in Palliative Care, Education, Public Health, Nursing, Clinical Officers course. At least 2 years teaching experience in a recognized health institution with a focus on HIV/AIDS and or Cancer. At least 3 years in developing curricula and course materials including experience in low cost educational material development. Experience in adult learning methodology, experience in research/audit.
To apply:
Qualified and interested candidates may hand deliver, email or post a detailed resume with a cover letter indicating three work related referees to the address below. Emails must not exceed 2MB. Deadline for receiving applications is 20th January 2012.

The Human Resource and Administration Director
Hospice Africa Uganda
PO Box 7757 Kampala
Makindye Rd, opposite ARA,
Email: humanresource@hospiceafrica.or.ug

Deadline: 20th January 2012

Jobs at Hospice Africa in Uganda

Job Title: Lecturer (1 post)

Location: (Kampala)

Job purpose:
To take a leading role in the expansion and delivery of HAU’s education activities, with a particular focus on the development of a distance learning degree program the creation of a continuing professional development strategy and system within HAU, development of new and existing programs in relation to children, in-reach training to other organizations, and short courses for health professionals and others

Specific duties:
Training material development
Participates in developing quality low-cost educational materials (particularly instructional materials.
Participates in review and editing of training materials and modules.

Training & Education:

Participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of training courses assigned to him/her.
Participate sin follow up, coaching and mentoring of trainees attending courses
Supports and supervises the students in developing research/audit proposals and implementing research/audit projects
Participates in setting assignments and examinations for students on the training program.
Participates in marking of assignments and examinations.
Participates in preparation of articles for HAU newsletters and relevant reports.

Advocacy/Research and Knowledge sharing:
Participates in palliative care advocacy activities through organizing, implementation and where necessary representing Hospice in activities of stakeholder organizations. Participates in operational research, education program reviews and evaluation activities. Participate in identification and documentation of best practices

Administration:

Prepares both narrative and financial reports related to activities entrusted to her
Participates in preparation of work plan and budgets for the education department.
Participates in departmental meetings and when requested represent Hospice training and education department in stakeholders meetings.
Participates in planning and organization of Hospice and palliative care activities.


KEY RESULT AREAS

Demonstrates knowledge of the subject area.
Develops teaching instructional materials as per PC standards.
Develops lesson plans to support proper instruction.
Demonstrates effective teaching using a variety of strategies.
Assesses student performance as per HAU set standards
Achieves academic performance results according to the requirements as set by HAU.
Demonstrates knowledge of the relationship among instructional planning, communications and classroom management.
Demonstrates through mutual trust and respect a positive, caring attitude towards all.
Submits accurate reports in a timely manner.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Ideal: Specialist in palliative care with degree in either Medicine, Education, Public Health, Nursing and preferably post graduate degree in palliative care or education.

A Bachelors Degree in Medicine, Education, Public Health, Nursing. At least 4 years teaching experience in a recognized health institution with a focus on Research. At least 3 years in developing curricula and course materials including experience in low cost educational material development. Experience in adult learning methodology, experience in research/audit.


How To apply:
Qualified and interested candidates may hand deliver, email or post a detailed resume with a cover letter indicating three work related referees to the address below. Emails must not exceed 2MB. Deadline for receiving applications is 20th January 2012.

The Human Resource and Administration Director
Hospice Africa Uganda
PO Box 7757 Kampala
Makindye Rd, opposite ARA,
Email: humanresource@hospiceafrica.or.ug

Deadline: 20th January 2012.

Jobs at ACTED Uganda- Capacity building Officers

Job Title: Capacity building Officers:
Duties include:
• Conducting CFW training and ground work activities related to NUSAF; Community mobilization

Matching Indicators:
• Masters of ART (Development); Degree in Social sciences, Development studies, food security
• 2 years experience in training capacity building activities
• Ability to work in a complex environment, with short deadline

How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Community Mobilizers Jobs at ACTED Uganda

Job Title: Community Mobilizers
Duties include:
• Conduct community sensitization on ACTED’s intervention;
• Conducting regular meetings with stakeholders on project implementation status
• Ensure the project activities are carried out in a participatory manner that builds on the human and material resources of the community

Matching Indicators:
• 2 years practical experience in community mobilization/ development/ working with rural communities
• Work experience with pastoral communities in Karamoja and or Pokot
• Proven ability to work creatively and independently in the field


How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Jobs at ACTED Uganda- Infrastructure Coordinator

Job Title: Infrastructure Coordinator & Infrastructure field officer- Karamoja

Duties Include:
• To oversee all the infrastructure component of the project, mobilization of local communities to engage in community work and other physical works
• Capacity building of beneficiaries, project management Committees and local government officials on activities

Matching indicators:
• Bachelors degree/ diploma in science in building economics, B.Eng. CBE, Civil Engineering
• 2 years experience in agro forestry
• Ability to work in complex environment


How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Jobs at ACTED Uganda- Environmental Specialist

Job Title: Environmental Specialist- Karamoja
Duties Include;
• Knowledge in range land management
• Basic principals in natural resource management
• Engage on cross boarder natural resource management

Matching Indicators:
• Bachelors degree in physical or biological science
• Basic knowledge of the theory and principles of environmental protection, control and measurement
• Working knowledge of natural resources management including cross boarder resource management
• Writing clear and concise investigative, technical or narrative reports.

How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Project Manager Jobs at ACTED in Uganda

Job Title: Project Manager & Project Officers- Karamoja
Duties Include:
• To set up, plan, supervise and monitor the project to ensure the successful implementation of all project activities,
• carry out regular field duties to verify project progress;
• budget and monitor project expenditures to ensure they are in line with ACTED and donor requirements
• Organize, internal and external coordination meetings

Matching Indicators:
• Bachelors degree/ Diploma in social Sciences, development studies, food security, Agriculture or any other relevant fields
• 2 years experience in project management have motor cycle license



How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Jobs at ACTED Uganda- AMEU Assistant

Job Title: AMEU Assistant- Karamoja
Duties include:
• Management and collection all needed data
• Participate in needs assessment, evaluation preparation and implementation of projects
• Undertake quality control of project activities using key performance indicator, write monthly monitoring and evaluation reports

Matching Indicators:
• Bachelors degree in social sciences, statistics, agriculture, rural development
• 2 years professional experience in M&E or research and working experience in implementing community projects with an international NGO preferred.
• Able to plan and manage a complex and busy workload
• Have excellent documentation and recording and IT skills Fluency in English and Karamojong is an added advantage



How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Jobs at ACTED Uganda- Logistics Officer

Job Title: Logistics Officer- Gulu
Duties Include:
• Follow up all the procurement and delivery of the contracted material from the supplier to ACTED offices
• Making sure that ACTED’s procedures are respected at all times and are well documented
• Maintain and update the inventory follow up
• Manage the stock

Matching indicators:
• University degree
• 2 years experience in Logistics and procurement
• Ability to work under pressure
• Computer literacy



How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Jobs at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development Uganda

Job title: Field Officer CFW- Gulu
Duties include:
• Implement and oversee aspects of CFW activities
• Supervision, identification, training and sensitization of beneficiaries, selection and assessment of project

Matching Indicators:
• Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Social works with at least 2 years practical experience in the related field preferably in livelihood recovery through CFW project
• Willing to do extensive traveling to project sites, have working knowledge in MS package, PowerPoint


How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

ACTED Uganda Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Head of Programming- Gulu
Duties include:
• Management of project team, including regular meetings; strategic planning and implementation
• Ensure that project proposals are followed as closely as possible
• Give feedback and insights on reports to the project team and coordination
• Maintain updated detailed program budgeting planning

Matching indicators;
• Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Rural Development
• Training in project planning
• Monitoring and reporting
• Experience in labor intensive interventions and donor funded programmes preferably.

How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Jobs at ACTED Uganda

Job Title: Head of Department-Karamoja
Duties include:
• Oversee overall project implementation in Karamoja.
• Ensure, with the EWS specialist and ACTED coordination, that EWS project adjustments are undertaken in line with the recommendations by the AMEU and approved by the Country Director.
• Will set out work plans and task allocation for the staff under his responsibility. Participating in designing appropriate and efficient strategies for community awareness.

Matching Indicators
• Bachelor’s degree in development studies, public health, environmental science, agriculture or rural development, 2 years work experience;
• proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
• strong team player and adept at creating a strong team player and adept at creating a strong team spirit, computer literacy, ability to plan and organize effectively


How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving three referees, copies of academic certificates and a day time telephone contact. It is essential that you specially address each of the matching indicators for the vacancy in your cover letter. The application you provide must be clear and concise as it will be a basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/ interview
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected. Please send applications to:
ACTED Uganda, Recruitment Section, P.O Box 37665, Kampala or any of the following ACTED Offices: Alale, Nakapiripirit, Mbale, Gulu

Deadline: 25th January 2012

Assistant Director Job in Uganda at CEDOVIP (Raising Voices)

Job Title: Assistant Director

Job opportunity

Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP)
CEDOVIP seeks a full time Assistant Director to support the Executive Director in the implementation of CEDOVIP’s strategic plan and to provide leadership to the program and administration staff. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated commitment to promote women’s rights. S/he will be committed to getting results in a fast paced environment. The position will be based in Kampala and report to the ED.

CEDOVIP is a local NGO that works to prevent violence against women in Uganda. We work with women, men, government institutions, policy makers, civil society and the media.

The Assistant Director will be responsible for the following:
• Provide day to day leadership and direction for staff.
• Mentor and guide staff in planning, implementation, documentation and monitoring of activities.
• Contribute to the development of strategic directions for CEDOVIP programming.
• Oversee the preparation of budgets and financial reporting.
• Serve as a member of the organization’s leadership team.
• Represent CEDOVIP in national and international events.
• Foster and sustain a positive, innovative, results-oriented work environment.
• Other duties as requested by the Executive Director.

Qualifications
• At least 7 years relevant work experience in violence against women prevention with at least 3 years in management.
• Excellent writing and computer skills.
• MA degree or relevant experience.
• Proven commitment to VAW prevention work.

Application Procedures
Submit thoughtful cover letter, CV and a one page writing sample that describes how you would foster and sustain a positive and results-oriented work environment to cedovip@raisingvoices.org. Rolling deadline until position filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Those who have already applied need not apply again.



Note: No phone calls please. Do not send copies of transcripts/certificates.

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