Project Officers Jobs at Action Aid International Uganda

Job Title: Project Officers
Reports to: project coordinator protection center
Location : Amuru , katakwi, kumi,kween,bwaise mubende ,Nebbi and Palisa

Key Result Areas
Work closely with local rights program team and project coordinator to ensure timely planning ,implementation and reporting of project activities in line with project guidelines
Manage and resolve any obstacle to delivery of project activities in liaison with the project coordinator and the program coordinator of the project area
Compile and manage a risk register for the project activities in your location
Ensure accurate plans and budgets are prepared and implemented relevant capacity building programs
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the project coordinator


Qualification and experience
A minimum of Honors Degree in Social Sciences , Education , Development studies or law
At least 1-2 years working experience from a recognized institution
Knowledge of gender based violence issues will be an added advantage
Should be able willing and able to ride a motorcycle


How To Apply;
Send an application with a CV, Cover later and contact names and detailed of least 3 referees to
The HROD Director
Action Aid International Uganda
P.O BOX 676 Kampala
Deadline 27th jan 2012
Or email vacancies.uganda@actionaid.org


Deadline 27th jan 2012

Action Aid International Uganda Jobs

Job Title: Counselors
Location: : Amuru , katakwi, kumi,kween,bwaise mubende ,Nebbi and Palisa

Key results areas ‘
Receive , maintain and keep confidential case records of clients at the centre
Documentation detailed description of events as told by clients
Access the clients psychological , emotional and physical
Counsel the clients and initiate strategies to follow up and resolve the conflict
Write monthly reports and maintain confidential records regarding the client cases

Qualification
Minimum of a diploma in social sciences at least 1-2 years working experience
Human rights based approach
Planning, monitoring and evaluation
Documentation and reporting
Financial management
Good interpersonal skills


How To Apply;
Send an application with a CV, Cover later and contact names and detailed of least 3 referees to
The HROD Director
Action Aid International Uganda
P.O BOX 676 Kampala
Deadline 27th jan 2012
Or email vacancies.uganda@actionaid.org


Deadline 27th jan 2012

Jobs at Action Aid International Uganda

Job Title: Project Coordinator (women protection centers)
Location : Head Office –Kampala

Key Results Areas
Provide leadership in implementation of project activities in 8 women protection centers in Amuru , katakwi, kumi,kween,bwaise mubende ,Nebbi and Palisa
Key Result Areas
Develop project work plans and review them to meet changing needs and requirements in line with project guidelines
Supervise implementation partners , legal officers , councilors , project officers counselors and coalition in the various women protection centers
Manage and submit quarterly, bi annual and annual progress and financial reports inline with organizational and project guidelines
Analyze and document project guidelines
Establish and maintain working relations learned for shared learning
Represent the organization in key stake holders , for a , workshops and meetings related to the project to raise the profile of the organization
Attend to any other relevant project duties as may be assigned by the line manager

Qualification
A minimum of an honor degree in development studies , social sciences or law from a recognized university
A relevant post graduate qualification and training in human rights based approaches Law , Gender , project planning and management , monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage
At least 3-4 years of relevant working experience from a recognized institution / organization
The applicant must be
Gender and poverty analysis
Human rights based approach
Planning, monitoring and evaluation
Documentation and reporting
Financial management
Good interpersonal skills


How To Apply;
Send an application with a CV, Cover later and contact names and detailed of least 3 referees to
The HROD Director
Action Aid International Uganda
P.O BOX 676 Kampala
Deadline 27th jan 2012
Or email vacancies.uganda@actionaid.org


Deadline 27th jan 2012

Jobs at Irish Aid in Uganda

Job Title: Education Programme Officer
Job Outline:
The Education Programme Officer will be required provide support to management and technical staff in the day to day management of the Education Programme

The Education Programme Officer will be expected to:
• Support the planning, implementation and monitoring of the education programme
• Support the effective implementation of the Karamoja Primary Education Programme (KPEP) at various stages of the project cycle
• Ensure proper management of documents and information related to the area of operation
• Carryout field visits related to the programme where required

Qualifications, Skills and experience required

• Minimum of a first degree in economics, development studies, business administration, education, or a related field
• Good knowledge of development issues and of Government of Uganda’s National Development plan
• 2 years relevant experience working with a development agency and knowledge in project management would be an advantage
• Good analytical and critical thinking skills

How to Apply;
Applications, with a CV and copies of qualifications, should be addressed to: office Manager and hand delivered to;
The embassy of Ireland, Plot No. 25,
Yusuf Lule Rd,
P.O Box 7791, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 6th February 2012

MTN Uganda Jobs- Segment Manager

Job Title: Segment Manager- Mid Value
The position is in the marketing department and reports to the Senior Manager, Consumer Marketing

Main Purpose of the Job:
• To take responsibility for acquisition, growth in usage of existing subs and retention within the segment
• To put in the development and implementation of the markets strategy, market promotional plans and market specific events for the segment that addresses market needs, commercial requirements and keeps MTN at the forefront of the competition in the medium value segment of the telecommunications arena

Prime Responsibilities of the Positions:
• Develop and implement an annual segment marketing plan/ mix and budget that ensures achievement of MTN Uganda’s business plan objectives
• Analyze the market environment and undertake annual, quarterly and monthly planning to ensure the effective implementation of the marketing mix
• Create and maintain a dynamic and consistent positioning, image and presence within the segment for MTN
• Identify and understand the consumer’s decision-making process within the segment
• Provide relevant market insight to the overall department for strategy development

A minimum qualification of of a degree in marketing is a must. Postgraduate marketing training, preferably CIM, is an added advantage. the applicant must possess at least 3 years experience in marketing or brand marketing in a busy competitive environment. telecommunication experience is an added advantage

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their job applications with a detailed CV, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names of 3 referees addressed to:
The Recruitment Officer,
MTN Uganda,
P.O Box 24624, Kampala

Deadline: 27th January 2012

Jobs at MTN Uganda - Senior Engineer

Job Title: Senior Engineer- Roaming & Interconnect
The position is in the network department and reports directly to the principal Engineer- Roaming, Earth Station & Interconnect

Prime Responsibilities of the position Include:
• Perform international roaming tests( for prepaid, postpaid and GPRS services) and documentation according to GSMA recommendations
• Set up new interconnects, perform interconnect C7 signaling, switching and billing tests for new partners
• Load the roaming data on the network nodes and test the signaling functionality

The applicant must possess the following:
• Bachelors of science degree in Electrical/ Telecommunications Engineering.
• At least 3 years’ experience in the telecoms industry
• Data networks and IP troubleshooting skills
• Knowledge of satellite operation and maintenance

Other Skills and Attributes:
• Problem solving and analytical skills
• Resilience and ability to work long hours
• Strong individual, takes initiative and is committed to quality and high performance

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their job applications with a detailed CV, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names of 3 referees addressed to:

The Recruitment Officer,
MTN Uganda,
P.O Box 24624, Kampala

Deadline: 27th January 2012

Jobs at Uganda Clays Ltd

Job Title: Company Secretary

Job Description

POST: COMPANY SECRETARY

Uganda Clays Ltd is a major manufacturer and supplier of clay building products in the Eastern and Central African Region. The Company wishes to recruit a Company Secretary to be based at its head offices located at 14km along Entebbe Road, Kajjansi. Applications are invited from suitably qualified, individuals to fill the post. The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing all Legal and Board matters at Kajjansi and Kamonkoli factories.

Reporting:

The Company Secretary is a top management position reporting directly to the Managing Director.

Job Purpose:

To ensure that the Board of Directors functions properly and advise on, and ensure implementation of, the legal matters, policies, systems, plans and procedures.

Job specification:



1. Be responsible for all legal matters such as contracts, insurance, statutory instruments and registration.



2. Be responsible for Board of Directors matters such as preparation of memos, calling meetings and keeping minutes.



3. Communicate to management the decisions, policies, and laws made by Government, shareholders and the Board of Directors and, under the direction of the Managing Director, monitor them and ensure their implementation.



4. Maintain a record of all Company Assets and ensure safe custody of all documentations thereto.



5. Be responsible for the public relations of the Company.



6. Supervise the Purchasing function to ensure that the operations are in conformity with the policies of the Company.



Person Specifications:



1. Should posses a degree in Law and a post graduate diploma in legal practice OR be a Member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators.



2. Should have a working experience of at least eight (5) of which three (3) should be at a senior management level handling Company Secretarial work.
Terms



Three (3) year contract, renewable by mutual consent.



The Company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.



How to Apply

Candidates that have relevant qualifications and experience should send their applications and CVs, with details of present position, current remuneration, copies of certificates/testimonials and addresses of three (3) referees including telephone contacts to:

MANAGING DIRECTOR

UGANDA CLAYS LTD

P.O.BOX3188

KAMPALA

Application Deadline: 27th January 2012

NOTE: i) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ii) Canvassing will NOT be entertained and if done, will lead to disqualification.

Jobs at Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development in Uganda

Job Title: Project Manager
Basic Qualifications Required
• The applicant should have an engineering background with a Bsc. (Hons) in any of the following fields: Civil Engineering and Construction Management, from a reputable University
• A masters degree in a related field
• Post graduate qualification in project management and monitoring
• Proof of membership to a professional body will be an added advantage

Experience Required:
• The applicants must have at least 10 years of relevant professional experience in hydro power plants construction
• The applicant must have managed a similar project of the same magnitude in size (at least 250MW) and cost (at least US $0.7b) in the last ten years
• Experience in tunneling is a prerequisite
• Age is 40-60 years


How to Apply:
All interested consultants are requested to submit their detailed CV with full details of experience; certificates; referee Contacts; personal contact; and physical addresses to the address below by 10:00 am

The permanent Secretary,
Attn: head, Procurement and Disposal Unit,
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
Amber House, Room C109, Kampala Road

Deadline: 29th February 2012

Estates Officer Jobs at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Ltd

Job Title: Estates Officer
Reports to: Principal Human Resources and Administrative Officer
Supervises: Maintenance Technician

Purpose of the Job:
To manage and maintain UEDCL property as per company standards and regulations.

Key Result Areas:
• Maintaining all equipment and ensuring that they are in good working condition
• Follow up payment of rent and utilities to ensure timely payments
• Maintaining a safe, Health and clean environment at all times
• Supervising of repairs on the building so as to ensure that the required materials are used in conformity the required standard

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
• A Bachelors’ degree business Administration or B.Com
• A minimum of 3 years working experience in a related field in a recognized organization
• Computer knowledge in Microsoft office
• Proven track record & work ethics, committed team player who is result oriented




How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their handwritten applications together with an updated CV with at least 3 suitable referees with their telephone contacts to:

The principal Human Resource and Administrative Officer
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited.
Nakasero Towers, Plot 37, Nakasero Road.

Deadline: 6th February 2012

Jobs at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Ltd- Line’s Man

Job Title: Line’s Man
Repots to: Technical Assistant
Purpose:
Assists the Technical Assistant in network expansion, operation and maintenance

Key Result Areas:
• Carryout construction of the distribution system extensions, development schemes and services in conformity with agreed specifications and standards
• Carry-out installations and maintenance of overhead lines, switch gear, distribution transformers and underground cables according to agreed standards
• Prepare on daily basis records for works carried out by overhead crew
• Carry out or supervise line clearance as need arises

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• A crafts Certificate in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Academic Institution
• Experience of not less than 2 years in a reputable public or private organization while working as a line’s man
• Proven Track record of integrity & work ethics, committed team player who is result oriented
• Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering will be an added advantage


How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their handwritten applications together with an updated CV with at least 3 suitable referees with their telephone contacts to:

The principal Human Resource and Administrative Officer
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited.
Nakasero Towers, Plot 37, Nakasero Road.

Deadline: 6th February 2012

Jobs at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Ltd- Revenue Assistant

Job Title: Revenue Assistant
Reports to: Manager, North Eastern Service Territory
Purpose of the Job:
Responsible for handling of energy sales and billing functions at the territory Head Office

Key Result Areas:
• Registering new customers
• Prepare and submit daily bank reconciliation reports
• Requisition issue and account for petty cash
• Manage and coordinate all marketing and promotional activities

Knowledge, skills and Abilities:
• A diploma in Business Administration (UDBS) or Accountancy from a recognized Academic Institution
• Professional Qualification at least Stage 11, i.e ACCA, CPA
• Experience of not less than 2 years in a reputable public or private organization while working in an accounting position


How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their handwritten applications together with an updated CV with at least 3 suitable referees with their telephone contacts to:

The principal Human Resource and Administrative Officer
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited.
Nakasero Towers, Plot 37, Nakasero Road.

Deadline: 6th February 2012

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited Jobs

Job Title: Technical Assistant
Reports to: Territory Manager
Supervises: Linesmen
No of positions: 2

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure availability of power in conformity with agreed specifications and standards and minimize damages to equipment, surrounding and ensuring safety to personnel and customers

Duties
• Supervises and carries out construction and maintenance of overhead lines, switch gears, transformers and underground cable in accordance with the agreed standards
• Carry out commercial survey for new connection and effect new connections and meter installations in accordance with the agreed specifications and standards
• Assist in carrying out disconnection and reconnections as may be requested from time to time

Knowledge, skills and Abilities;
• A diploma in electrical engineering or equivalent from a recognized academic institution
• Experience of not less than 2 years in a reputable public or private organization while working as an electrical technician
• Proven track record of integrity and work ethics committed team player who is result oriented

How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their handwritten applications together with an updated CV with at least 3 suitable referees with their telephone contacts to:

The principal Human Resource and Administrative Officer
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited.
Nakasero Towers, Plot 37, Nakasero Road.

Deadline: 6th February 2012

Jobs at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited

Job Title: Assistant Manager
Reports to: Manager, North Eastern Service Territory
Supervises: Technical Assistants, Lines men, Office

Purpose of the position:
To plan, coordinate and monitor all the activities involved in the operations of the sub service territory office

Key Result Areas
• Prepare the sub- Territory budget and activity implementation plans
• Review and make recommendations for the construction and maintenance of electrical lines according to agreed standards
• Plan, authorize and carryout commercial survey for new electrical lines
• Coordinate and attend to all electrical related complaints and maintain staff to consumer, staff to staff good relationships

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
• A Bachelors degree in Business Administration (BBA), Electrical engineering or its equivalent from a recognized university
• A diploma in electrical and electronics engineering
• Professional qualification at least stage 11 i.e ACCA, CPA
• Experience of not less than 3 years in a reputable public or private organization

How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their handwritten applications together with an updated CV with at least 3 suitable referees with their telephone contacts to:

The principal Human Resource and Administrative Officer
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited.
Nakasero Towers, Plot 37, Nakasero Road.

Deadline: 6th February 2012

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