Job at Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd- Head Research

Job title: Head Research and M&E
Duty Station: UHG Head Office

Essential Job Functions:
The Head Research and M& E will be specifically responsible for the following tasks

Main Responsibilities:
The job holder will work very closely with all programs sector managers to identify priority researches for incorporation in the overall annual work plans

Specific Tasks;
• Work with HIV/ AIDS team to develop research objectives for HIV/ AIDS prevention and care programs to increase prospects for their increased effectiveness and impact
• Support maternal and child health sector
• Work with sales team at PF to monitor market penetration of UHMG distributed products, market share and determine strategies to capture and maintain specific products market share

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelors Degree in a related discipline( statistics, Social Sciences, public health)
• Should have experience in a similar position for at least 3 years
• Demonstrable results in previous work environment would reinforce claims to this experience

How to Apply:
Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the top left hand side of the envelop to:

The human Resource and Administration Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda, Or P.O Box 4553, Kampala

Deadline: 17th February 2012

Jobs at Montrose Africa in Uganda

Job title: Project Officer (For Ugandan Nationals), Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 10 February 2012

MONTROSE is an international development services company providing support to clients in the developing world. We provide comprehensive services in the areas of technical assistance, social investment programming, and project management .

PROJECT OFFICER

We are currently seeking a highly creative, organised, efficient and self-motivated Ugandan national to support the management of our projects. This is an entry level position with a high degree of potential growth within the company.

Roles and responsibilities Key responsibilities of this position relate to supporting the management and implementation of projects including;

* Tracking progress of contract (work plan, reporting, deliverables)
* Reviewing reports and other documents generated on the project
* Support in identifying, selecting and coordinating personnel
* Support to the management of personnel
* Preparing review of personnel/consultants at end of contract
* Drafting and reviewing project progress reports
* Administrative and logistical support to the project
* Support to coordinating project activities
* Support the research of technical areas for inputs into projects where appropriate.
* Support business development initiatives when required
* Formatting documents and CVs
* Drafting correspondence
* Support to office operations as required

Skills and experience:
* Ugandan national with minimum Bachelor's degree in relevant field
* Some related experience preferred
* Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
* Excellent writing skills
* Excellent computer skills
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
* High degree of flexibility and creativity
* Good inter-personal skills
* Excellent English language skills
* Location: Naguru, Kampala

How to apply:

Application procedure:

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position.

Documents must include a daytime telephone contact and email address. Applications should be emailed to hrpo@montroseafrica.com by Friday, 10 February 2012.

Stores Assistant Jobs at Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd

Job Title: Stores Assistant
Duty Station

Key Responsibilities:
• Assist in sorting, pre packing and labeling of invoiced goods before dispatch
• Assist in dispatching goods to their respective customers
• Assist in secondary packaging at the warehouse

Person Specifications:
• Minimum is a Diploma with Science Subjects, logistics, Stores management and other similar qualifications
• At least 2 years experience working in handling sales and marketing of pharmaceutical products
• Good overall sales and marketing knowledge including planning and organizing product presentation, relationship marketing, cycle management

How to Apply:
Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the top left hand side of the envelop to:

The human Resource and Administration Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda, Or P.O Box 4553, Kampala

Deadline: 17th February 2012

Logistics Jobs at Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd

Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Duty Station: Product Facility
Reports to: Logistics and Procurement Manager

Key Responsibilities:
• Preparing and executing raw material dispatch for secondary packaging activities
• Coordinating packaging activities at the packaging sites and liaising with both entities on the specific requirements of the stocks demand and packaging outputs
• Prepare a forecast and receipt reports on a weekly and monthly basis
• Keeping clear records of all inbound and outbound logistics

Person Specifications:
• Minimum is a Diploma with Science Subjects, logistics, Stores management and other similar qualifications
• At least 2 years experience working in handling sales and marketing of pharmaceutical products
• Good overall sales and marketing knowledge including planning and organizing product presentation, relationship marketing, cycle management

How to Apply:
Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the top left hand side of the envelop to:

The human Resource and Administration Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda, Or P.O Box 4553, Kampala

Deadline: 17th February 2012

Jobs at Invisible Children in Uganda

Job Title: Head of Office, Uganda


Closing date: 01 Mar 2012

Invisible Children

Position Summary:

The Head of Office is responsible for leading ICU towards the successful execution of the organization’s stated mission through the oversight and management of the strategy, design, implementation, evaluation, and daily functions of all operations in Uganda.

Invisible Children Background:

Invisible Children is a humanitarian organization dedicated to the protection of and increased quality of life for LRA-affected individuals in central Africa. Alongside these development efforts, Invisible Children educates and mobilizes activists on a global scale to advocate for constructive solutions towards an end to the LRA conflict. Founded in 2004, the organization is headquartered in San Diego, California, with program offices in Uganda and DR Congo.

Country Overview:

Invisible Children Uganda (ICU) Ltd. is a registered NGO in Uganda comprised of approximately 95 staff and three offices, with the operations base in Gulu, satellite office in Pader, and regional coordination office in Kampala. ICU Programs focus on improving the quality of life in post-conflict northern Uganda through increased access to quality education and innovative livelihood initiatives.

Reports to: Director of Programs, Central Africa (HQ).

Key Responsibilities:

1.

Ensure that all programs fit into the strategic plan for the organization, fulfilling the broader mission statement and specific program objectives.
2.

Ensure that all programs are properly planned and executed with quality, accountability and measured impact, and that all programs continue to be progressive in nature.
3.

Build and maintain structures that ensure proper segregation of duties between financial systems, general operations, and programs.
4.

Establish and oversee an annual operating budget and ensure grant compliance through appropriate fiscal controls and reporting.
5.

Maintain positive working relationships with NGOs, CBOs, the Ministries, local leadership, and civil society leaders in all areas of implementation.
6.

Provide regular reports to the office of the Director of Programs in the US and to the Regional Office in Kampala.
7.

Work with the Regional Ambassador to identify and secure new in-country fundraising opportunities.
8.

Oversee the strategy and implementation of a consistent and comprehensive M&E process to assess and guide future programming.
9.

Directly oversee ICU’s executive management team; encourage, train, and build the capacity of all ICU management staff.
10.

Manage the security and safety of the team through the implementation of staff training and organizational systems.
11.

Host international donors, visiting delegations and staff from HQ and neighboring country offices.
12.

Value and encourage transparency and the use of media to capture compelling stories in northern Uganda to be shared with IC supporters around the world.
13.

Serve as a spokesperson for Invisible Children Uganda, liaising with local and international media as needed.

Qualifications:

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A minimum of 10 years of experience in international development and a demonstrated and sophisticated knowledge of nonprofit management, entrepreneurial leadership and business systems, including the ability to develop and implement successful programs.
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A minimum of 3-5 years experience supervising at least 50 staff, both international and national. Overseas field experience required; work experience in a post-conflict environment such as South Sudan, Mozambique, Angola, Liberia or northern Uganda is strongly preferred.
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Undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree in a related field is preferred.
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Demonstrated ability in managing complex international operations, including development and monitoring project and operational budgets; proven track record of maximizing project impact under strict budgetary guidelines.
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Strong background and experience with fundraising, with an ability to support country programs and regional staff in proposal development.
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Proven success in ensuring high-quality program outcomes in a developing country setting.
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Ability to interface effectively with headquarter counterparts and regional office leadership.
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Excellent organizational, diplomatic, written and oral communications skills.
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Solid troubleshooting skills and sound judgment in dealing with implementation challenges.
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Demonstrated experience working in dynamic environment where changing priorities may require a high degree of operational flexibility.
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Exceptional problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities.
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Strong team-building skills and demonstrated experience fostering positive interaction among a multi-national staff.
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Proficiency in MS Office suite and familiarity with Quickbooks.

Travel Requirements:

The Head of Office will be based in Gulu and will be expected to travel regularly in-country and at least once annually to the organization’s US headquarters.

Benefits:

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Salary based upon experience of the position holder and length of contract
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Briefing at our headquarters in San Diego, California and full orientation in Uganda
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Comprehensive in-country medical insurance and global emergency rescue insurance
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In-country accommodations inclusive of compound and security services
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Annual leave with provision for regular R&R
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One flight per year to home country

How to apply:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please go to www.invisiblechildren.com/jobs to apply online, and direct questions to jobs@invisiblechildren.com .


Deadline:01 Mar 2012

Facilitators Jobs at World Vision Uganda

Job Title: Community Development Facilitators
Reports to: Programme Manager
Purpose of this Job:
Mobilize, guide and facilitate community development and management of child sponsorship and child well being in a designated Area Development Programme or Project in Compliance with Standards

Major Responsibilities:
• Mobilize and facilitate participation of children, communities, CBOs and local institutions in area development programme
• Identify, nurture, and build the capacity of local partners and networks and facilitate their participation in implementation of planned interventions and activities
• Facilitate monitoring of registered children in compliance with NO and partnership sponsorship standards

Knowledge, skills and Abilities:
• University degree and/or in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education or any other relevant field
• At least 3 years experience working with communities in a development
• Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid driving permit

How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with updated CV with at least 3 suitable referees with their telephone contacts to: wvujobs@wvi.org to world vision National Office

Deadline: 10th February 2012

Jobs at World Vision Uganda- Development Manager

Job Title: Child Protection and Development Manager
Reports to: Associate Director, Children in Ministry

Role of the Position:
The position will be responsible for the protection of children’s rights and guide area development programme in integrating children’s rights protection in prgramme design and implementation through out world vision Uganda Programme

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop child protection Strategy in accordance with the national Office Context, East Africa Regional and international strategic priorities
• Build the ADP’s capacity on child protection and rights issues including guidance on how to access legal aid
• Profile child rights violations for advocacy and redress

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must have possess any of the following degrees: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Social Work and Social Administration (SWASA), Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education
• Post graduate qualification in Human Rights, Development Studies from a recognized institution is an added advantage
• Must be a committed Christian



How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with updated CV with at least 3 suitable referees with their telephone contacts to: wvujobs@wvi.org to world vision National Office

Deadline: 10th February 2012

World Vision Uganda Jobs- Campaign Officer

Job Title: Communications campaign Officer
Reports to: Child Health Now Campaign Coordinator

Purpose of the Position:
Provide leadership in strategic campaign communication and publicity of the world Vision Uganda CHN Campaign and in line with the National Office Communication priorities.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide technical guidance in the development and implementation of communication of communication functions in the CHN strategy
• Support the regional Advocacy coordinators and clusters to effectively roll out CHN campaign Coordinator to develop, pretest and roll out IEC/BCC materials for health communication on key campaign messages
• Identify, document and share campaign most significant change stories using a malt- media platform
• Develop and package community voices on specific advocacy issues and amplify them during strategic CHN events
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must possess a university degree in mass communication, development studies, or any other related discipline
• Should have a minimum of 3 years field experience in advocacy campaign, Health communication using mass media, Behavior Change Communication, media practice
• Must be a communed Christian

How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with updated CV with at least 3 suitable referees with their telephone contacts to: wvujobs@wvi.org to world vision National Office

Deadline: 10th February 2012

Jobs at Management Systems International (MSI) in Uganda

Job Title: Chief of Party, Local Governance, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 19 February 2012

Chief of Party, Local Governance, Uganda

Company Profile: Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. MSI is part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries, including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project/Proposal Summary:
MSI is looking for a Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming governance program in Uganda. The program will work at both the national and local level to improve efficiency, transparency and accountability in government.

Position Summary: This is a full time position for a project likely to be from 4-5 years. The person selected will serve as the primary point of contact with the donor, national government counterpart agencies and local government authorities, providing support for effective local capacity building.

Responsibilities:

* Overall management of the project including supervision of technical and administrative functions;
* Supervision of staff performance;
* Recruitment and supervision of staff or consultants;
* Coordination with USAID;
* Preparation of required reports;
* Monitoring program performance, and
* Overseeing project expenditures and budget.

Qualifications:
* Prior experience as Chief of Party on USAID funded projects;
* Demonstrated technical expertise in local government or related governance issues such as financial management, service delivery and local government administration;
* Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably East Africa;
* A bachelors' degree in a field related to governance; masters' degree preferred;
* In depth knowledge of USAID rules and regulations;
* Fluency in English required, knowledge of local languages (Swahili, Luganda, Bantu) preferred.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our website: www.msiworldwide.com.

Deadline: 19 February 2012

Stores Officer Jobs at Pride Microfinance Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Stores Officer
The stores Officer reports to the Administration and Procurement Manager and is responsible for managing PML’ main store and assisting in the procurement of supplies, while ensuring compliance to the approved stores policies, procedures and set standards

Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Develop, monitor and upgrade system and procedures related to order processing and dispatch for improvement of operational efficiency and maximizing storage density
• Initiate the procurement of stores materials by liaising with the PDU on the replenishment and acquisition of materials in accordance with the established reorder level with respect to lead times and delivery details
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Minimum Academic Qualifications:
• Should be honest, well organized and reliable
• Should be a team player and a self- starter
• Should be self motivated and innovative



How to apply:
If you believe you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and experience, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply indicating your current salary, salary expectation and attach a detailed CV, certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional certificates, postal address, names of 3 referees and a day time telephone contact to the Head Human Capital Management to;

Pride Microfinance Limited
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road
P.O Box 7566, Kampala

Deadline: February 13th 2012

Jobs at Pride Microfinance Limited in Uganda- Systems Analyst

Job Title: Information Systems Analyst
The Information Systems Analyst reports to the Manager, Risk and Compliance and shall be responsible for the detailed analysis, design and monitoring of in house systems and management of information systems

Specific Responsibilities include:
• Manage and implement system controls in both centralized and decentralized systems access authorization
• Implement effective MIS-CRM for the institution
• Perform systems user requirements analysis and monitor to ensure proper performance of IT Systems applications in use
• Ensure up to date validation of system software, antivirus and any other relevant updates
• Identify and resolve application software problems

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelors degree IT/ Computer Science/ Information Systems Management from a reputable institution with good grades or any other relevant field
• A post graduate professional course in ICT systems is an added advantage
• Candidates should have at least 2 years working experience and above in a related field and should not be over 35 years of age
• Candidates should also have 2 principle passes at A’ Level and credits in English and mathematics at O’ Level

Person Specifications:
• Should be honest, well organized and reliable
• Should be a team player and a self starter
• Should be self motivated, innovative with a passion to achieve set objectives

How to apply:
If you believe you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and experience, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply indicating your current salary, salary expectation and attach a detailed CV, certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional certificates, postal address, names of 3 referees and a day time telephone contact to the Head Human Capital Management to;

Pride Microfinance Limited
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road
P.O Box 7566, Kampala

Deadline: February 13th 2012

Jobs at Pride Microfinance Limited in Uganda

Job Title; Estates Officer
The Estate Officer reports to the Administration and Procurement Manager and will be responsible for carrying out proper maintenance of PML’s properties and premises in the country and undertake all necessary repairs and maintenance works

Specific Responsibilities include:
• Assist with the maintenance of premises and properties
• Prepare a repair and maintenance budget
• Inspect premises to ensure they are in good tenable condition
• Administer and maintain lease contracts with landlords
• Participate in the acquisition of new residential and operational premises

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelors Degree in building and construction, social sciences, SWASA, Education, Microfinance from a reputable institution with good grades or any other related field
• Candidates should have at least 1 years experience in handling similar assignments and should not be over 35 years of age
• Candidates should have at least 2 principle passes at A’ level and credits in English and mathematics at O’ Level

Person Specifications:
• Should be honest, well organized and reliable
• Should be a team player and a self-starter
• Should be self motivated, innovative, with a passion to achieve set objectives

How to apply:
If you believe you meet our requirements, have the necessary skills and experience, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply indicating your current salary, salary expectation and attach a detailed CV, certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional certificates, postal address, names of 3 referees and a day time telephone contact to the Head Human Capital Management to;

Pride Microfinance Limited
Metropole House, Plot 8-10 Entebbe Road
P.O Box 7566, Kampala

Deadline: February 13th 2012

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