Jobs at Vision Group in Uganda

Job Title: Administrative Assistant & Typesetter, Lira Office
Reports to: Editor Rupiny
Description of Purpose: to provide administrative support for the office in order to ensure smooth office operations

Key Result Areas;
• Drawing up induction plans for the new staff of rupiny both permanent and freelance reporters in the department in order for them to understand the process in the bureau
• Arrange and organize for new staff their work stations, computers IDs to avail them the necessary work tools and ease communication
• Coordinate the payment of utility bills to ensure that they are paid on time
• Coding vouchers and inputting them into navision
• Liaise with the HR Department on all staff welfare and benefit issues

Qualifications & Experience:
• A bachelors degree from a recognized university
• Ability to manage staff in a people focused manner
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent communication, organizational, motivation and planning skills

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit application letters, CV and copies of all academic transcripts not later than Monday, 13th February 2012 and should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, The New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Ltd, P.O Box 9815, Kampala, Plot 2/4 first/third street, Industrial Area

Deadline: Monday, 13th February 2012

Jobs at Kabale University in Uganda

Job Title:Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)
Duties and Responsibilities

The Deputy Vice Chancellor

i) is responsible to the Vice Chancellor and acts as Vice Chancellor in his/her absence

ii) works with academic colleagues in the development of academic programs

iii) guides and oversees the development and implementation of the Quality Assurance measures for the University

iv) guides the development of the research agenda in the University

v) champions the development of innovative methods of teaching and learning.

vi) guides the process of developing research funding proposals by University staff
Requirement:

Requirements

The applicant should;

i) possess a PhD academic qualification.

ii) possess a widely published record in books and/ or refereed journals.

iii) have at least 10 years of teaching at University level, five of which should have been at senior lecturer level OR a distinctive record of university administration of academic related university units.

iv) have been, at least, Head of Department at a recognized research institution for, at least, three years.

v) demonstrate ability to write successful research grant proposals.

How to apply:

Applications should be addressed to: The Chairperson

Kabale University Search Committee Box 317, Kabale.

Phones: +256777131608 or +256702846610

Applicants should submit five (5) copies of the CV and University academic documents which must include certified copies of the PhD certificate. They should provide names and contact details of three referees, two of whom should be academic referees. The applicants should request their referees to send letters of reference to the Chairperson, Search Committee, Kabale University at the above address.

Deadline for the submission of applications is February 21, 2012.

Kabale University is an equal opportunity institution of Higher Learning.

Deadline: February 21st 2012

Medical Research Council Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:Survey Team Leader

The Medical Research Council / Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) FULL TIME
About this Job:

The Medical Research Council / Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) Uganda Research Unit on AIDS based at Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill positions available under a new project, the Health Systems and Chronic Diseases Project (HSCDP.) The MRC/UVRI Research Unit on AIDS is a bilateral multi-disciplinary research organisation funded by Medical Research Council (UK), DFID (UK) and other donor organisations. The successful candidates will contribute to a new research project seeking to generate data to inform policy on the care and prevention of chronic diseases (CDs). The main aim of the 1st year or initial phase of this project is to assess the current burden of CDs both at the population level and at the health services level in 2 districts in Uganda.

Position: Survey Team Leader (1) (Senior Medical Officer)

Duration: 1 year

Job purpose: The Survey Team Leader will ensure the smooth running of a population survey and a health facility survey.

Roles & Responsibilities

Liaise with community leaders to plan home visits.
Ensure adequate supply of consumables in the field
Liaise with laboratory to plan re-visits for participants whose lab results require this participant re-visit
Provide on spot treatment during population survey
Interpret lab results and provide treatment where lab results dictate so
Write referrals for participants requiring this
Supervise other team members in the performance of the population survey
Check questionnaires to ensure accurate record of data before leaving the field
Perform interviews for heads of OPD and other health workers
Administer checklist/questionnaire for health facility survey
Provide intellectual input to conduct of the study, analysis of data, interpretation and write up of results.


Requirement:

Education, Skills and Experience needed

MBChB degree.
Post-graduate training in public health or epidemiology is desirable.
3 or more years’ experience working in a research environment
Experience in the public healthcare sector an advantage
Good written and oral communication skills


How to apply:

Terms and conditions: All the above are project jobs. Other terms and conditions for these posts are within the MRC salary scales and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and experience. Successful applicants will serve a 3 months’ probation. Location: All positions will be based in Entebbe Start date: As soon as possible Applications including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of two (2) referees should either be addressed to: The Human Resources & Administration Manager MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS Uganda Virus Research Institute P.O. Box 49 Entebbe Or sent by email: mrc@mrcuganda.org Closing date for applications: 8th February 2012. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: 8th February 2012

Jobs at Medical Research Council in Uganda

Job Title:Nursing Officers (2)

The Medical Research Council / Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) FULL TIME
About this Job:

The Medical Research Council / Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) Uganda Research Unit on AIDS based at Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill positions available under a new project, the Health Systems and Chronic Diseases Project (HSCDP.) The MRC/UVRI Research Unit on AIDS is a bilateral multi-disciplinary research organisation funded by Medical Research Council (UK), DFID (UK) and other donor organisations. The successful candidates will contribute to a new research project seeking to generate data to inform policy on the care and prevention of chronic diseases (CDs). The main aim of the 1st year or initial phase of this project is to assess the current burden of CDs both at the population level and at the health services level in 2 districts in Uganda.

Position: Nursing Officers (2)

Job purpose: The Nursing Officers are responsible for collection of accurate data from a population survey and a health facility survey: and for collection of blood and other study samples.

Duration: 9 months Roles & Responsibilities

Individual and community mobilisation for participation in the population survey
Explaining study purpose to potential participants
Obtaining informed consent from study participants
Administering questionnaires to population survey participants
Drawing blood samples from study participants
Providing on the spot treatment for simple ailments for participants in the population survey
Providing health education for participants in the population survey
Ordering for supplies/consumables for survey teams
Scheduling appointments for survey teams’ re-visits

Requirement:

Education, Skills and Experience needed – Nursing Officer

Registered Nurse
3 or more years work experience in research setting
Experience in the public healthcare sector is highly desirable
Fluency in English and Luganda


How to apply:

Terms and conditions: All the above are project jobs. Other terms and conditions for these posts are within the MRC salary scales and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and experience. Successful applicants will serve a 3 months’ probation. Location: All positions will be based in Entebbe Start date: As soon as possible Applications including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of two (2) referees should either be addressed to: The Human Resources & Administration Manager MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS Uganda Virus Research Institute P.O. Box 49 Entebbe Or sent by email: mrc@mrcuganda.org Closing date for applications: 8th February 2012. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews

Deadline: 8th February 2012

Jobs at Office of The Prime Minister in Uganda- Results Advisor

Job Title: Results Advisor

No. of Vacancies: One (1)

Duty Station: Kampala.

Age: 35 Years and above

Salary: Attractive.

Reports to: Commissioner Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Purpose: To strengthen the capacity of Office of the Prime Minister to make more efficient and intensive use of empirical evidence in the assessment of public policies

and programmes.

Duties:

* Assist in the formulation of National Policy and Strategy frameworks for rationalizing and harmonizing the roles, responsibilities and minimum standards of institutions in the generation and use of monitoring and evaluation data in policy and planning.
* Strengthen the quality and timeliness of semi-annual strategic performance reporting to Cabinet, and assist in dissemination and follow-up of key actions.
* Advice on the harmonization and alignment of Development Partner interests into Government policies and frameworks, including Joint Budget Support Framework.
* Assist in the establishment of a national evaluation facility to finance, coordinate and disseminate public policy and programme evaluation
* Supports the strengthening of OPM,s effective engagement with the sectors in the provision of timely and quality performance
* Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirement:

Qualifications and Work Experience:

* Must have Bachelors of Science in Statistics, Social Science, Development Studies or Arts in Arts from a recognized University I Institution
* A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines; Statistics, Economics, Development Studies, or Policy Analysis from a recognized University I Institution
* Must have a minimum of 10 years experience in Policy Analysis, Performance assessment, Performance Management, or Monitoring and Evaluation or in a related field.
* Additional Training in Monitoring and Evaluation is a requirement
* Be familiar with Government of Uganda programs and its operations especially the National M&E Policy.
* Be able to provide high level guidance to Government in strategies for policy effective implementation.


How to apply:

Applications accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic Documents, Testimonials and two Competent Referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employers should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister, P.o.Box 341, Kampala. Applications should reach not later than Friday 3rd February, 2012 at 5:00pm.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Deadline: 3rd February 2012

Procurement Officer Jobs at Office of The Prime Minister in Uganda

Job Title :Procurement Officer

No. of Vacancies: One (1)

Duty Station: Kampala

Age: 28 and above Attractive

Reports to: Principal Procurement Officer

Job Purpose: The incumbent will be responsible for perform­ing all procurement activities for the project.

Duties:

* Develop a comprehensive procurement plan in coordination with the various component heads to support the entire Project;
* Management of the procurement process for the Project and ensure it is in line with the PPDA Act and guidelines;
* Ensure timely procurement and sourcing of required goods and services and follow up with third party procurement agents;
* Prepare and submit timely reports on the progress of procurements to the procurement committee and to third party agents;
* Make recommendations to improve on the procurement process.
* Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirement:

Qualifications and Work Experience:

* A Bachelor’s degree in either Procurement or Logistics Management, Business Administration (Procurement option) Bachelors of Commerce (Procurement option) or its equivalent is a must;
* Professional qualification in Procurement specifically from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies shall be an added advantage.
* At least 3 years procurement experience in a busy and challenging environment;
* Ability to make sound and independent judgments within established policies and procedures;
* Good understanding of the PPDA and Donor Procurement guidelines;
* High level of integrity and negation skills and ability to work effectively with different project departments and project staff members.


How to apply:

Applications accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic Documents, Testimonials and two Competent Referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employers should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister, P.o.Box 341, Kampala. Applications should reach not later than Friday 3rd February, 2012 at 5:00pm. Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Deadline: 3rd February 2012

Office of The Prime Minister Jobs in Uganda

Job TITLE: Systems Technician.

No of Vacancies: One (1).

Duty Station: Kampala.

Age: 25 and above.

Salary: Attractive.

Reports to: Principal Systems Analyst.

Job Purpose: The Incumbent will be responsible for general maintenance of defined ICT equipment and for the resolution of identified technical problems, as well as undertaking general tasks which will promote the use of ICT in the department of M&E.

Duties

Software be able to;

* Install and test new software, make software available to appropriate users, ensure the anti-virus software is installed, kept up to date and working properly on all stations

Hardware;

* Check new computer equipment on arrival and install as appropriate
* Maintain battery condition in notebook computers according to the manufacturer’s guidelines, and ensure staff are aware of the importance of battery maintenance
* Maintain computer peripheral equipment such as scanners, printers, whiteboards, projectors; ensure that these are prepared and ready to be used
* Assist the Systems Analysts in the deployment of computer hardware.
* Keep a log of all technical faults.
* Liaise with external suppliers for the repair of equipment under warranty or maintenance contract

Network Management;

* Check the network back up logs where appropriate.
* Set up, maintain and remove user network accounts where appropriate.
* Carry out routine network maintenance tasks.
* Be familiar with the network infrastructure (cable and patch panels, hubs, switches,) and keep a log of any damage to it
* Follow supplier’s recommended procedures.
* Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Requirement:

Qualification and Work Experience

Diploma in ICT from a recognised academic institution, with a minimum of 2 years practical experience.

Other abilities include:

* Be able to work on his/her own initiative.
* Demonstrate practical knowledge and problem-solving strategies.
* Have high quality inter-personal skills.
* Keep abreast of new developments in software and hardware.


How to apply:

Applications accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic Documents, Testimonials and two Competent Referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employers should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister, P.o.Box 341, Kampala. Applications should reach not later than Friday 3rd February, 2012 at 5:00pm. Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Deadline:3rd February 2012

Jobs at VSO International in Uganda

Job Title:Deputy Country Director- Uganda Gulu

VSO is an international development agency that works through volunteer professionals to fight global poverty and disadvantage. VSO is seeking to fill the position of Deputy Country Director who will be responsible for leading the team in northern Uganda in all aspects of programme management, business development and resource mobilization.

The job entails: -

Business Development

Analyse the development context and needs, engaging all relevant stakeholders in northern Uganda, and leading business development focusing on the delivery of the country strategy.

Programme Funding

In collaboration with the CD and funding Managers, lead in developing innovative programme proposals targeting northern Uganda to maximise the external funding base.

Programme Management

Coach team members to develop and effectively implement planning and review systems to ensure they deliver against plans, including appropriate reporting and monitoring.

Volunteer Support

Working with the support team, ensure volunteer duty of care and support and maintain a culture of partnership between volunteers and the Programme Office, including feedback mechanisms and adherence to VSO standards.

People Management

Effectively manage the staff and volunteer team within the performance management framework and coach line reports.

Security and Risk Management

Ensure emergency and risk management for the northern Uganda office, in accordance with laid out guidelines and ensuring staff and volunteer awareness and compliance
Requirement:

Qualification and Experience:-

* A highly strategic thinker with demonstrable skills in programme management at a senior level for at least five years.
* A relevant Masters degree with at least five years experience in development work, four of which should be at senior management level.
* Experience of youth programming, education sector and health related activities will be a distinct advantage.


How to apply:

Closing date: Thursday February 16th 2012

For a softcopy of the application pack please contact

VSO Uganda,

Plot 2727 Muyenga Road,

P. O. Box 2831 Kampala, Uganda

(Opposite Tank-hill Parade) or

Tel: 0414 268 984/269655/267008

0312 264 595 or e-mail

vsouga@vsoint.org

Only applicants who use the application pack will be considered

VSO values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Deadline:February 16th 2012

Sales Jobs in Uganda at Fideli Management Company

Job Title: Sales Executives
As a sales executive, your role is to sell as many of your company’s goods or services as possible. As such, you have a very important part to play in your company’s success

Qualifications:
• Education background in sales
• 2+ years experience in sales
• Internet and computer skills
• Sales experience in media and advertising will be an added advantage

Required:
• The ability and desire to sell
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong commercial awareness
• A confident and determined approach


How to Apply:
All applications to be received by 10th February 2012 Email knajimah@fideliuganda.com
Your resume with your current and expected compensation requirements and attach your photograph (PDF or word document format) along with anything else that might be of interest to us
Or Hand deliver applications to Fideli plot 39 Bandali Rise Bugolobi


Deadline: 10th February 2012

Sales Manager Jobs at Fideli Management Company Uganda

Job Title: Sales and Marketing Manager
Plans, organizes, directs, controls and coordinates the sales and marketing activities within the organization

Qualifications:
• An educational background in sales and marketing
• 3 years working experience in a busy environment preferable in media
• Expert knowledge of current trends and multimedia platforms

Required:
• Knowledge in marketing principles
• Strong communication, sales and presentation skills
• Product design and pricing strategy
• International marketing
• Marketing research knowledge
• Consumer behavior

Preferred:
• Member of marketing professional body
• Experience in outdoor advertising
• Knowledge in multi media


How to Apply:
All applications to be received by 10th February 2012 Email knajimah@fideliuganda.com
Your resume with your current and expected compensation requirements and attach your photograph (PDF or word document format) along with anything else that might be of interest to us
Or Hand deliver applications to Fideli plot 39 Bandali Rise Bugolobi


Deadline: 10th February 2012

Jobs at Fideli Management Company in Uganda- Technician

Job Title: Multi-Media Technician Positions: 2
Requirement:

Qualifications:

* Portfolio featuring multimedia and graphics projects you personally created.
* 2-3 years of related work experience or equivalent training & experience.
* Ability to design marketing materials and standardize style sheets.
* Proven previous experience in sales and strong personal-professional communications skills.
* Attention to detail & brand consistency.

Required

* Degree in Information Technology
* Video editing – software & experience (e.g. Premiere)
* Audio editing – software & experience
* Desktop publishing – software & experience with Adobe In Design
* Graphics – software & experience (e.g. Photoshop. Illustrator)
* Screen capture and authoring – software & experience (e.g. Camtasia, Captivate)
* MS Office – software & experience (e.g. PowerPoint, Word, Publisher).

Preferred

* Web development software – software & experience (e.g. Dreamweaver & Flash).
* Advanced video editing tools (e.g. Final Cut Pro, Avid).
* Flash programming.


How to apply:

To Apply:

All applications to be received by 10th February 2012

Email knajimah@fldeliuganda.com

Your Resume with your current and expected compensation requirements and attach your photograph (PDF or Word document format) along with anything else that might be of interest to us.

Or Hand deliver applications to Fideli Plot 39 Bandali Rise Bugolobi.

Deadline: 10th February 2012

Fideli Management Company Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Content Manager Position: 1

Coordinates and monitors program scheduling for all LCD screens. Prepares and updates schedules, screens and acquires programs and participates in program promotions.


Requirement:

Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Communications or related field AND 2 years experience in program evaluation, acquisition and scheduling of radio and/or television programs; OR,
* 2years experience in program evaluation, acquisition and scheduling of radio and/or television programs; OR,
* Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.

Required

* Knowledge of broadcasting rules and regulations.
* Knowledge of broadcast scheduling techniques.
* Skill in broadcast program evaluation. Skill in use of mini computer with custom software.
* Ability to effectively communicate

Preferred

* Knowledge of multimedia
* Degree in IT.
* Marketing Background.

How to apply:

To Apply: All applications to be received by 10th February 2012 Email knajimah@fldeliuganda.com Your Resume with your current and expected compensation requirements and attach your photograph (PDF or Word document format) along with anything else that might be of interest to us. Or Hand deliver applications to Fideli Plot 39 Bandali Rise Bugolobi.

Deadline: 10th February 2012

Jobs at Fideli Management Company in Uganda

Job Title: IT Manager

Qualifications:A degree/diploma in Information technology or related field.

* Candidates should have 3+ years of progressive IT experience including architecting and planning IT/ lnfrastructure decisions

* Experience managing the relationships with technology vendors and setting internal system standards
* Proven experience identifying and proposing changes to increase efficiency
* Ability to be hands on with troubleshooting or supporting issues as needed.
* Experience with technologies such as Windows 2003/2008, Active Directory, SQL 2005/2008, Cisco Networks, VMWare and Storage is needed

Required:

* Knowledge of broadcasting rules and regulations.
* Knowledge of broadcast scheduling techniques.
* Skill in broadcast program evaluation.
* Skill in use of mini computer with custom software.
* Ability to effectively communicate
* Knowledge of multimedia
* Marketing Background.
* Experience in multi media technology


How to apply:

To Apply: All applications to be received by 10th February 2012 Email knajimah@fldeliuganda.com Your Resume with your current and expected compensation requirements and attach your photograph (PDF or Word document format) along with anything else that might be of interest to us. Or Hand deliver applications to Fideli Plot 39 Bandali Rise Bugolobi


Deadline: 10th February 2012

Programme Manager Jobs at Malaria Consortium in Uganda

Job Title: Eastern and Southern Africa Programme Manager, Kampala
Closing Date: Sunday, 05 February 2012

Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

The Regional Programme Manager provides direct support to the Africa Programme Director to provide management oversight to designated country programme and project design and management. The successful candidate will need:

* Masters in Project Management, Business Administration or similar
* Master's in Public Health and advantage
* Extensive years of programme management experience
* Demonstrable passion for Malaria Consortium's mission; a strategic manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
* Mature and proactive, with evidence of having worked at the highest level of a multi-divisional operations
* Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
* Deep understanding of and experience with programme management, evaluation, budgeting and financial monitoring
* An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information
* Willingness to undertake international travel at short notice
* Ability to work effectively and sensitively in developing countries
* A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
* Creativity, with experience funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins  

How to apply:

For more information please visit our website www.malariaconsortium.org where you will have access to the full Job description.

Please send a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification along with your CV to Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org

Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks after the closing date.

Program Officer Jobs at Malaria Consortium in Uganda

Job Title: Eastern Africa Regional Programme Officer, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 05 February 2012

Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia . Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems , which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

The Regional Programme Officer provides direct support to the Regional Programme Manager and designated Country Directors (CD)/Multi-Country Programme Coordinators (MCPC), as well as provides support to the design and management of designated programmes and projects.

The successful candidate will need:

* Master's in Public Health, Social Sciences , Project Management or similar
* 5 years project management experience, evaluation, budgeting and financial monitoring
* Demonstrable passion for Malaria Consortium's mission; a strategic manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
* Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
* Proven writing skills in English
* Ability to work effectively and sensitively in developing countries
* A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
* Facilitation and coordination skills
* Excellent computer skills in Excel and knowledge and use of database tools

How to apply:

For more information please visit our website www.malariaconsortium.org where you will have access to the full Job description.

Please send a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification along with your CV to Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org

Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application.

We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks after the closing date.

Closing Date: Sunday, 05 February 2012

Jobs at Malaria Consortium in Uganda- Finance Officer

Job Title: Regional Finance Officer, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 03 February 2012

Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

The Regional Office based in Kampala, Uganda provides support to the Africa country offices based in Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia. The Regional Finance team is responsible for overseeing the finances of the country programmes including donor reporting, budget preparation and all financial and management accounting and provides a link between the country offices and the global organisation to ensure a consistency of approach and high quality standards across all of Malaria Consortium.

The role of the Regional Finance Officer is to assist the Regional Finance Manager (RFM) in providing support to the three country finance teams in the region to help them achieve their objectives of timely and accurate reporting and sound financial management of Malaria Consortium's portfolio of programmes in each country. In addition, the Regional Finance Officer will assist the Regional Finance Manager to provide the financial monitoring and support for a number of Malaria Consortium's multi country projects.

The successful candidate will:

* Qualified accountant in recognised global body e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA
* A bachelor's degree from a recognised university
* Knowledge of NGO donors and their financial reporting requirements
* Minimum of 3 years accountancy experience, with at least a year in a managerial position
* Working knowledge of accounting software
* Excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft excel
* Good analytical and reporting skills
* High level of English, both written and spoken
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Willingness to travel to countries within the region

How to apply:

For more information please visit our website www.malariaconsortium.org where you will have access to the full Job Description. Please send a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the Person Specification along with your CV to Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application

We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within three weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful. Please continue, however, to periodically review our website for other suitable opportunities. Thank you for your interest in Malaria Consortium.

Deadline: Friday, 03 February 2012

National Planning Authority Jobs in Uganda-Senior Planner

JOB TITLE: SENIOR PLANNER-HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (1 POSITION) RE-ADVERTISED

Reports to: Head, Human Resource Planning and Development.

Major Function: This is a middle managerial position where the senior officer will be assisting the Head, Human Resource Planning and Development in harmonizing the

plans, strategies and interventions aimed at improving development and utilization of manpower in the country.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Officer will be responsible for:

Developing and implementing work plans and activities related to planning and development of the country’s human resources at the national and local levels
Assisting the Head Human Resource Planning and Development in working with educational and training institutions in developing programmes and curricular that addresses the country’s critical skills and capacity requirements.
Participating in carrying out assessment of the human resource situation in the country.
Carrying out projections of the human resource development needs of the country.
Participating in harmonizing and formulation of new policies for Human Resource Planning and Development.
Participating in developing the National Human Resource Plan.

Key Result Areas:

Produce reports on National skills stock, and projections.
Produce the National Human Resource Development Plan.
‘ Produce the National Human Resource Development Policy.
Produce reports on harmonized National Capacity Building.

Requirement:

Person Specifications/ Qualifications

The Senior Officer must have the following qualifications:

An Honors Degree in Economics or Statistics from a recognized institution
An Advanced Degree (Masters Degree) in Economics, Statistics, Human Resource Planning and Development with emphasis on Human Resource Planning from a recognized institution
Training in Human Resource forecasting models from a recognized institution.
A related professional experience of at-least 3 years.
Professional competence in at least one of the following areas; Economic Policy Analysis; Development Management; and National Statistics
Superior computer skills (i.e. Excel, SPSS and other Research packages)
Experience in working with HR forecasting models and demonstrated strong research and analytical skills.

How to apply:

Remuneration: Remuneration to all the above positions will be attractive and commensurate with the responsibilities attached to them. Submission of Applications: Applicants should send their application letter including an up to date curriculum vitae, certified copies of all academic and professional qualifications and names and contacts of three referees one of which must be a professional and another from your current or previous work place and their complete addresses (postal, telephone, fax and e-mail). Those who had applied for re-advertised jobs need not apply. Deadline for submission: All applications must be in sealed envelopes clearly indicating the NPA address and position applied for on the top right hand corner not later than 5:00p.m on Friday, 17th February 2012 and should be hand delivered or posted to the address given below. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Late applications will not be accepted. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NATIONAL PLANNING AUTHORITY 15B CLEMENT HILL ROAD P. 0 BOX 21434, KAMPALA

National Planning Authority Jobs in Uganda

JOB TITLE: PERSONAL/TECHNICAL ASSISTANT TO THE CHAIRPERSON

Reports to: The Executive Chairperson NPA

Main function: This is a middle managerial position in the Authority. The officer will be responsible for planning the day to day activities and assist in drafting presentations for the Chairperson in advance.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Officer will be responsible for;

Monitoring progress of planned activities / projects in the Office of the Chairperson
Collecting data from the field
Drafting Chairperson’s speeches , presentations and manage his protocol
Drafting monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the Office of the Chairperson
Taking minutes for technical meetings chaired by the Chairperson and ensuring that action points are delivered on time.
Carrying out research on topical areas for specific information using electronic resources and or networking relations with internal and external key stakeholders
Drafting general replies on behalf of the Chairperson

Key Result Areas:

Produce Monthly, quarterly and Annual reports for the Office of the Chairperson
Minutes produced and circulated in time
Produce reports on the progress of planned activities
Produce reports on research topical areas as required by the Chairperson.

Requirement:

Person Specifications/ Minimum Qualifications:

An Honors Degree in Social Sciences or Economics or Development Economics or a closely related field from a recognized university.
A Masters Degree in Economics or Economic Policy and Planning or Economic Policy Management or a related field from a recognized university.
A related professional experience of at-least 5 years
Professional competence in at least one of the following areas; Economic Policy Analysis or Development Management
Must have knowledge in carrying out research.

Special personal character / attribute:

Be a self starter and able to work with minimal supervision
Possess critical thinking and analytical skills
Be able to network with others effectively

Additional skills or requirements:

Excellent Command of both spoken and written English.
Analytical skills
Excellent Communication skills
Good interpersonal skills.
Good report writing skills
Ability to work under tight dead line


How to apply:

Remuneration: Remuneration to all the above positions will be attractive and commensurate with the responsibilities attached to them. Submission of Applications: Applicants should send their application letter including an up to date curriculum vitae, certified copies of all academic and professional qualifications and names and contacts of three referees one of which must be a professional and another from your current or previous work place and their complete addresses (postal, telephone, fax and e-mail). Those who had applied for re-advertised jobs need not apply. Deadline for submission: All applications must be in sealed envelopes clearly indicating the NPA address and position applied for on the top right hand corner not later than 5:00p.m on Friday, 17th February 2012 and should be hand delivered or posted to the address given below. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Late applications will not be accepted. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NATIONAL PLANNING AUTHORITY 15B CLEMENT HILL ROAD P. 0 BOX 21434, KAMPALA

Jobs at National Planning Authority in Uganda

Job Title:SENIOR PLANNER- DEVELOPMENT POLICY


Reports to: Head, Economic and Strategic Planning

Main Function: This is a middle managerial position where the Senior Officer will be responsible for initiating and providing a wide range of analytical reports and policy analysis.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Officer will be responsible for;

Coordinating the Authority’s efforts to study and analyze National economic policies, plans and programs to establish their impact on the economy.

Liaising with Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, Bank of Uganda and the Economic Policy Research Centre on matters concerning the measurement and monitoring of major economic and socio indicators as well as analyzing and documenting macro-economic trends of the economy.
Studying and analyzing the National medium-term recurrent and development budgets, with a view to advising on the rationale and cost-effectiveness of resource utilization.
Producing briefs, reports, reviews and other documentations on the state of the economy.
Analyzing trends of aid in-flows and utilization and advise on it’s effectiveness as well as implications.
Facilitating the production of NPA’s Ministerial policy statement/ Budget Framework paper, Strategic Plan (including its review) and Sector performance reports.
Facilitating the formulation of medium-term and long term plans and strategies for the country by coordinating and cooperating with the respective stakeholders.
Compiling and analyzing data as may be required for the department and the Authority in line with the Government’s National Development Ran.
In collaboration with the Macro department, providing quantitative techniques to formulate economic models that help to explain economic relationships that can be used to forecast the future and analyzing the impact of global economic trends on the micro level units in Uganda.
Giving technical assistance to the various departments of the Authority in regard to strategic planning functions.
Any other duties assigned by the Head of Department

Key outputs /Result Areas

Key relevant policy advisory and policy briefs produced.
Evaluation reports of key government policies and programs
Government policies for improving the public service delivery analyzed.
Contribute to the development of key government medium/long-term plans
Policy research in collaboration with the appropriate departments/ institutions undertaken.
Briefs, reviews and reports on state of the economy produced.

Requirement:

Person Specifications/Qualifications:

The applicants must have the following:

Holders of an Honors Degree in Economics, Quantitative Economics, Development Economics from a recognized University,
A Masters Degree in Economics, Quantitative Economics, Economic Policy and Planning or Development Economics from a recognized university.
Good knowledge of economic modeling techniques and econometrics is essential.
Worked for 5 years as an Economist or in, Government and/or development/research organization in a similar position and at least 3years of which must be at senior level in a reputable development/ research related institution/ organization.
Good analytical skills using econometric software such as STATA, SPSS are critical.
Good report writing skills.


How to apply:

Remuneration: Remuneration to all the above positions will be attractive and commensurate with the responsibilities attached to them. Submission of Applications: Applicants should send their application letter including an up to date curriculum vitae, certified copies of all academic and professional qualifications and names and contacts of three referees one of which must be a professional and another from your current or previous work place and their complete addresses (postal, telephone, fax and e-mail). Those who had applied for re-advertised jobs need not apply. Deadline for submission: All applications must be in sealed envelopes clearly indicating the NPA address and position applied for on the top right hand corner not later than 5:00p.m on Friday, 17th February 2012 and should be hand delivered or posted to the address given below. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Late applications will not be accepted. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NATIONAL PLANNING AUTHORITY 15B CLEMENT HILL ROAD P. 0 BOX 21434, KAMPALA

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