Materials Specialist Jobs at Uganda National Roads Authority

Job Title:MATERIALS SPECIALIST
[ii] Scope of the
position
The holder of this post is responsible for providing technical support and
specialist advice on the design and safety of earthworks, the suitability of road
pavement materials, and the design and application of bituminous surfacings.
The performance of the post holder will be reflected in the quality and safety of
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works and the introduction of design standards for capital and maintenance
works that minimize whole life costs.
[iii] Position
relationships
Reports to the Director, Planning.
Supervises subordinate staff as allocated.
Liaises with other staff in the Directorate of Planning.
Liaises with Project Managers in the Projects Directorate.
Liaises with MoWT’s Construction Standards Department.
Liaises with the Registry and Library Officer.
Maintains working links with Universities and other local and international
research organizations.
[iv) Key duties &
responsibilities
1. To contribute to the Authority’s design manuals, standard drawings and
specifications in respect to Geotechnical Aspects
2. To advise on relevant geotechnical publications to be held in the
Authority’s technical library.
3. To manage the Authority’s Materials Testing and Research Facilities.
4. To investigates historical and current slope and road pavement failures
and ensure comprehensive recording and dissemination of findings.
5. To provide soils and materials testing recommendations for incorporation
into all Terms of Reference for road studies and design consultancies.
6. To review soils and materials aspects of all feasibility studies and road
designs.
7. To recommend testing regimes to be followed on all major projects and
maintenance works.
8. To monitor major road projects on an ad hoc basis to ensure that the
supervising consultant is adequately overseeing on site and off site testing
regimes and taking remedial action where necessary.
9. To monitor the performance of maintenance contractors and their
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consultants on an ad hoc basis to ensure that standards for maintenance
works are being met.
10. In conjunction with MoWT’s Construction Standards Department to
identify and pilot innovative specifications or techniques offering the
potential of better value for money.
11. To prepare regular and ad hoc reports for the Director, Planning as
required.
12. To perform such other related duties as may be assigned by the Director
from time to time.
[v] Person
specification
The applicant must be a Registered or Chartered Engineer with a degree in
civil engineering or equivalent and a post graduate degree in pavement
engineering, soil mechanics or geotechnics. At least ten (10) years in road
pavement and earthworks design and materials testing experience is required.
Experience in a research post would be an added advantage.
[vi] Position
Grade
Grade SG 3
To Apply;
Salaries and Benefits:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus
a range of benefits.
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the post and illustrated personal experience;
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the
submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every
page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted
to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the UNRA registry not later than 24 February 2012 at 17.00 hours

Jobs at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)- Manager

Job Title:SAFEGUARDS MANAGER
[ii] Scope of the
Position
The holder of this position will be responsible for ensuring that all
environmental and social safeguards issues on UNRA Projects are adequately
and professionally addressed in a timely manner. This includes oversight for
the preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the relevant
environmental and social management tools/instruments, and undertaking
regular visits to UNRA projects with a view to ensuring compliance with
requirements of sound environmental and social management.
.
[iii] Position
relationships
The Safeguards Manager will work under the general supervision of the
Director Planning,
Assist the Director Planning in the supervision of environmental and social
management activities of UNRA.
[iv] Key duties &
responsibilities
He/her will be responsible for overall coordination of the UNRA Safeguards
team and will work under the general supervision of the Director Planning and
more specifically will undertake (and may not be limited to) the following:
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1. To carry out technical reviews for Environmental and Social Impact
Assessments (ESIA), Environmental and Social Management Plans
(ESMP) and Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) to ensure quality control
of documents, adequacy of mitigation measures and strengthening of
compliance to environmental and social safeguards procedures
(ESAP);
2. To carry out the preparation and updating of safeguard procedures
ESAP/EIA, including the preparation and updating of tools, formats /
manuals and procedures and the review of environmental and social
safeguards procedures;
3. To ensure that the ToRs reflected in all studies (Feasibility Study and
Detailed Engineering Capacity Building, etc.) and supervised by the
Safeguards Unit are carried out appropriately and the pertinent issues
addressed.
4. To ensure that all Environmental and Social concerns on UNRA
projects are addressed timely, effectively, efficiently and in accordance
with the relevant legal Framework of Uganda and in compliance with
the environment and social safeguard policies of the relevant
Development Partners;
5. To ensure that there is timely and coordinated response to issues
raised by UNRA Stakeholders i.e. Development Partners, Government
Departments, the General Public, etc;
6. To establish a user friendly M&E system to monitor progress, evaluate
performance of the Safeguards team and to ensure that Director
Planning is appropriately and timely informed of the Environmental and
Social Safeguards Unit activities at all times;
7. To ensure that all activities implemented by the different Specialists in
the unit are appropriate, well coordinated, reported on and reports
adequately and safely filed for future reference;
8. To create a knowledge network within the UNRA on both environmental
and social issues to improve communication and modus operandi,
especially on Safeguards;
9. To establish and manage partnerships and initiate networking with
other government and non government agencies and organisations to
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advance the performance in environmental and social safeguards and
represent UNRA in conferences, workshops and national, regional or
international seminars;
10. To prepare regular and ad hoc reports as required by management;
11. To perform any such other related regular duties as may be assigned
by the Director Planning.
[v] Person
specification
The post holder must have a Masters Degree in Sociology/Social Sciences or
Social Work and Social Administration, or Environmental Sciences with
professional training in community development and social methods of
investigation.
Knowledge and experience in both Environmental and Social policies and the
relevant issues they address for local, bilateral and multilateral agencies will
be of added advantage.
At least 7 years’ experience in the road sector handling social issues but more
specifically issues related to resettlement/Land Acquisition, STI, HIV/AIDS
mitigation, Gender and Community Liaison. Must also posses good
interpersonal skills including communication, writing and analytical skills, must
have the ability to work independently, sometimes for long hours and with a
multidisciplinary team.
UNRA is an equal opportunities employer and qualified females are
encouraged to apply.
[vi] Position
Grade
Grade SG 3
To Apply;
Salaries and Benefits:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus
a range of benefits.
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the post and illustrated personal experience;
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the
submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every
page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted
to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the UNRA registry not later than 24 February 2012 at 17.00 hours

Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) OFFICER
[ii] Scope of the
Position
The holder of this position will be responsible for ensuring that all Geographic
Information System (GIS) processes, procedures and outputs relating to the
national road network are adequately provided and prepared. This will involve
extensive review of UNRA’s GIS requirements, liaison with consultants and
contractors and other relevant statutory stakeholders, so as to collect raw
base line data for review and formulation into applicable GIS formats.
.
[iii] Position
relationships
The GIS Officer will work under the general supervision of the UNRA
Surveyor.
[iv) Key duties
&
responsibilities
1. To capture UNRA assets (Roads, drains or Traffic Engineering-related
data, etc) with associated data according to set standards and turnaround
times;
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2. To ensure metadata is up-to-date and correct for all UNRA asset data;
3. To investigate and resolve asset-related queries from internal to
external clients (UNRA-appointed consultants);
4. To test and evaluate new or enhanced system functionality;
5. To reconcile data captured and received from internal to external
sources to UNRA geo-databases;
6. To avail data to UNRA-appointed consultants and clients requesting
service reticulation information;
7. To compile and implement project plan for allocated projects;
8. To populate and update UNRA asset-related spatial and attribute
database
9. To print/plot maps and diagrams as required for capturing and
verification
10. To support the Planning Directorate in the geo-coding of the Road
database;
11. To organize and manage the proper usage of GPS units, the adequate
storage of the GPS information on computers and the proper
integration of the data into the database;
12. To assist in the development of a web-based Digital Map Viewer for
online on-screen viewing;
13. To develop, organize and implement GPS training for staff in the field
and the office, including basic GPS data handling and usage of the GIS
tools;
14. To support and implement the GPS data acquisition of future UNRA
activities/ project sites;
15. To assist the Directorate in the management and ensuring the
efficiency of the GIS;
16. To perform any such other related regular duties as may be assigned
by the Director Planning.
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[v] Person
specification
The post holder must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Geographic Information
System, Spatial Sciences, Civil Engineering, or relevant field. At least 5
years’ work experience in GIS and Mapping with the following attributes:
Conversant in major GIS packages (familiarity with ESRI ArcGIS/
ArcMap preferred);
Field Experience with GPS technology;
Proven experiences in GIS analysis and mapping;
Must also posses good interpersonal skills including communication, writing
and analytical skills, must have the ability to work independently, sometimes
for long hours, in rural areas and with a multidisciplinary team.
UNRA is an equal opportunities employer and qualified females are
encouraged to apply.
[vi] Position
Grade
Grade SG 4
To Apply;
Salaries and Benefits:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus
a range of benefits.
Job Title:MATERIALS SPECIALIST
[ii] Scope of the
position
The holder of this post is responsible for providing technical support and
specialist advice on the design and safety of earthworks, the suitability of road
pavement materials, and the design and application of bituminous surfacings.
The performance of the post holder will be reflected in the quality and safety of
4
works and the introduction of design standards for capital and maintenance
works that minimize whole life costs.
[iii] Position
relationships
Reports to the Director, Planning.
Supervises subordinate staff as allocated.
Liaises with other staff in the Directorate of Planning.
Liaises with Project Managers in the Projects Directorate.
Liaises with MoWT’s Construction Standards Department.
Liaises with the Registry and Library Officer.
Maintains working links with Universities and other local and international
research organizations.
[iv) Key duties &
responsibilities
1. To contribute to the Authority’s design manuals, standard drawings and
specifications in respect to Geotechnical Aspects
2. To advise on relevant geotechnical publications to be held in the
Authority’s technical library.
3. To manage the Authority’s Materials Testing and Research Facilities.
4. To investigates historical and current slope and road pavement failures
and ensure comprehensive recording and dissemination of findings.
5. To provide soils and materials testing recommendations for incorporation
into all Terms of Reference for road studies and design consultancies.
6. To review soils and materials aspects of all feasibility studies and road
designs.
7. To recommend testing regimes to be followed on all major projects and
maintenance works.
8. To monitor major road projects on an ad hoc basis to ensure that the
supervising consultant is adequately overseeing on site and off site testing
regimes and taking remedial action where necessary.
9. To monitor the performance of maintenance contractors and their
5
consultants on an ad hoc basis to ensure that standards for maintenance
works are being met.
10. In conjunction with MoWT’s Construction Standards Department to
identify and pilot innovative specifications or techniques offering the
potential of better value for money.
11. To prepare regular and ad hoc reports for the Director, Planning as
required.
12. To perform such other related duties as may be assigned by the Director
from time to time.
[v] Person
specification
The applicant must be a Registered or Chartered Engineer with a degree in
civil engineering or equivalent and a post graduate degree in pavement
engineering, soil mechanics or geotechnics. At least ten (10) years in road
pavement and earthworks design and materials testing experience is required.
Experience in a research post would be an added advantage.
[vi] Position
Grade
Grade SG 3
To Apply;
Salaries and Benefits:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus
a range of benefits.
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the post and illustrated personal experience;
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the
submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every
page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted
to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the UNRA registry not later than 24 February 2012 at 17.00 hours

Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the post and illustrated personal experience;
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the
submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every
page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted
to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the UNRA registry not later than 24 February 2012 at 17.00 hours

Jobs at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA

Job Title:LAND ACQUISITION OFFICER
[ii] Scope of the
position
The applicant is responsible for the assisting in the procurement of land and
other property required for the purposes of road or other infrastructure works
and for the payment of compensation.
[iii] Position
relationships
Reports to the Land Acquisition Specialist
[iv) Key duties &
responsibilities
1. To participate in the procurement of professional services for land
acquisition;
2. To participate in the review of feasibility study reports to ensure that
land and property issues have been adequately addressed;
3. To participate in dialogue with land and property owners to ensure that
road project developments are fully understood by affected persons;
4. To participate in the development of a check list for land, property and
compensation requirements;
5. To participate in the preparation of framework contract document for
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the procurement of professional services on call down basis;
6. To participate in monitoring of progress of land acquisition process;
7. To assist in the resolution of disputes between the Authority, its
Consultants, Contractors and property owners;
8. To prepare regular and adhoc reports as required by the Land
Acquisition Specialist;
9. To handle all records on land acquisition to keep files in order and
record keeping of Maps and other materials;
10. To Follow-up on issues in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban
Development (Chief Government Valuer’s Office) and other
stakeholders in all areas of land acquisition;
11. To participate in follow-up of monitoring, valuation and compensation
exercises as and when required;
12. To carry out any other assigned work within the Institution.
[v] Person
specification
Applicants must be holders of a Degree in Land Use Management, Law,
Valuation or equivalent qualification plus at least three years of working
experience in the Road Sector related to land acquisition procedures. A
relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
[vi] Position
Grade
Grade SG 4
To Apply;
Salaries and Benefits:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus
a range of benefits.
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the post and illustrated personal experience;
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the
submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every
page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted
to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the UNRA registry not later than 24 February 2012 at 17.00 hours

Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the post and illustrated personal experience;
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the
submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every
page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted
to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the UNRA registry not later than 24 February 2012 at 17.00 hours

Driver Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organisation

Job Title: Driver
Duties and responsibilities:
• Undertaking routine and preventive maintenance of motor vehicle by checking and topping-up the level of petrol, oil, water, battery electrodes and tyre pressure before operating the vehicle
• Regularly cleaning and polishing the vehicle, changing tyres as well as making minor repairs or adjustments
• Driving motor vehicle to transport directors, staff, clients and others to designated locations
• Maintaining records of the motor vehicle’s daily activity

Minimum Qualifications:
• Valid digitalized driving permit with at least 2 classes (B&DL)
• Uganda Certificate of Education with a pass in English language
• 3 years relevant experience driving cars and vans

How to Apply:
Qualified Ugandans can submit their applications plus certificates, other testimonials and CVs to the Director of Research- NaLIRRI, P.O Box 96, Tororo, Uganda

Deadline: 27th February 2012

Procurement Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organisation

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinating the preparation of procurement plans and budget
• Developing procurement and supplies system for monitoring and tracking costs and maintaining up-to-date inventory of goods and services
• Coordinating meetings of the procurement committee to consider bids/ tender applications against approved technical specifications

Minimum Qualifications:
• BBA, Bcom with procurement option as a specialization
• Bachelors degree in procurement and supplies chain management
• Proficiency in computerized procurement and supplies management
• Two years experience in procurement in a large organization



How to Apply:
Qualified Ugandans can submit their applications plus certificates, other testimonials and CVs to the Director of Research- NaLIRRI, P.O Box 96, Tororo, Uganda

Deadline: 27th February 2012

Estates Assistant Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organisation

Job Title: Estates Assistant
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Developing and formulating technical specifications, plans and budgets outlining key activities to be undertaken and expected outputs
• Developing technical specifications and performance standards to facilitate procurement of materials for construction, rehabilitation, repair and maintenance of buildings
• Preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials required for projects according to design specifications
• Attending site meetings with contractors to ensure compliance design specifications and maintenance of required standards of materials and work

Minimum Qualifications:
• Diploma in building and Civil engineering
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and other technical packages
• 3 years relevant experience gained in a busy maintenance department



How to Apply:
Qualified Ugandans can submit their applications plus certificates, other testimonials and CVs to the Director of Research- NaLIRRI, P.O Box 96, Tororo, Uganda

Deadline: 27th February 2012

Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organisation- Instrumentation Technician

Job Title: Laboratory Instrumentation Technician UR6
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Review existing equipment/ instruments and their condition and prepare planned preventive maintenance schedule
• Receiving reports of malfunctioning equipment and instruments and identify faults ( trouble shooting)
• Requisition for materials and spare parts for equipment and instruments in accordance with the approved budget

Minimum Qualifications:
• Diploma in Instrumentation Technology from a recognized institute
• 2 years relevant working experience


How to Apply:
Qualified Ugandans can submit their applications plus certificates, other testimonials and CVs to the Director of Research- NaLIRRI, P.O Box 96, Tororo, Uganda

Deadline: 27th February 2012

Technicians Jobs at National Agricultural Research Organisation

Job Title: Technicians
Duties and responsibilities
• Preparing and maintaining laboratory materials, equipment, reagents, chemicals, utilities and facilities work area in a clean condition
• Setting up, adjusting, calibrating, cleaning, maintaining, and trouble shooting laboratory and field equipment
• Measure or weigh compounds and solutions for use in testing as well as of spleen, brain, blood serum, heart, liver, lung, mucus
• Analyzing experimental data, interpret results and writing reports and summaries of findings

Minimum Qualifications:
• Higher diploma in medical laboratory technology, diploma in entomology
• Bachelors in Medical Laboratory Technology will be an added advantage
• 2 years relevant experience


How to Apply:
Qualified Ugandans can submit their applications plus certificates, other testimonials and CVs to the Director of Research- NaLIRRI, P.O Box 96, Tororo, Uganda

Deadline: 27th February 2012

Accountant Jobs at Uganda Christian University

Job Title: Accountant

Salary: CU 8

Department: Accounts

Reports to: The Financial Accountant

Division: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Administration)

Duty Station: Accounts Department

*Two year contract

Purpose of the Job

The person will be responsible for the Accounts Payables Function and will be under the direct supervision of the Financial Accountant.

Qualifications and experience

1. A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution of higher learning in a business related field.
2. Have part professional qualifications such as ACCA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) up to professional stage.
3. Two (2) years experience in a busy organization.
4. Computer literacy and the ability to use computer accounting packages is a requirement
5. Mature, demonstrated Christian Commitment and high integrity.

Main duties and Responsibilities

The person will be required to have the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the required tasks;

1. Prepares periodic budgets reports for Management action
2. Ensure that budget variances are communicated to departments for action on a regular basis
3. Assists the Financial Accountant in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly Cash Flow Reports for Management Review
4. Captures information regarding university expenditures into the Accounting System
5. Establishes codes for all payments per department in accordance with the university chart of accounts
6. Follows up interbank transfer transactions for restricted funds and projects
7. Assists the Financial Accountant to follow up student account errors and bank queries
8. Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the Financial Accountant and the University Bursar.

Application method:

1. Send an application letter together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2. Attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts

To:

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
P. O. Box 4, Mukono
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ugThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 17th February 2012

Jobs at Uganda Christian University- Lecturer

Job Title: Lecturer – Social Work (3 positions)

Salary: CU6

Reports to: Head of Department Social Work and Social Administration

Division: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

Job Purpose:

This is a full time position where the suitable candidate must be able to teach at least two of the following subjects:

Development and Social Work, Social Work Theory and Practice, Elements of Social Work Intervention, Introduction to Social Work, Introduction to Social Work Administration, Social Work Research Methods, Social Work and Chronic Illness, Social Work and Mental Illness.

Qualifications and experience

1. Hold a Master of Social Work degree from a recognized institute of higher learning.
2. A good Social Work honours degree.
3. Should have at least 3 years’ experience in teaching and supervising research for either undergraduates or postgraduate students in an institution of higher learning.
4. Membership to professional associations, societies or bodies.
5. Ability to use Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) to support teaching and learning.
6. Must be a committed Christian.

Main duties and Responsibilities

1. Teaching normal workload of between 18 to 21 hours per semester.
2. Prepare course outlines for all courses taught according to the University format.
3. Prepare assessment tools and marking guides accordingly.
4. Teaching and assessment of students in accordance with the University’s curriculum.
5. Expected to be present for all lectures.
6. Maintenance of regular office hours for attending to students’ questions.
7. Participation in regular academic and administrative meetings.
8. To chair and participate on ad-hoc or volunteer committees from time to time.
9. Supervising students on placements – internships, research papers and projects.
10. Advising students on academic issues.
11. Should be willing to uphold the University’s instruments of Christian identity.
12. Any other official duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Application method:

1. Send an application letter together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2. Attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts

To:

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
P. O. Box 4, Mukono
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ugThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 17th February 2012

Senior Lecturer Jobs at Uganda Christian University

Job Title: Senior Lecturer – Development Studies

Salary: CU5

Reports to: Head of Development Studies

Division: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

Job Purpose:

This is a full time position where the suitable candidate must be able to teach at least two of the following disciplines:

(a) Policy analysis, (b) Governance and development, (c) Development planning, monitoring and evaluation, (d) the private sector and development, (e)Development economics, (f) Development Management, (g) Environmental management.

Qualifications and experience

1. Hold a PhD in Development Studies or any other Social Sciences from a recognized institute of higher learning.
2. Should have at least 3 years’ experience in teaching and supervising research for both undergraduates and postgraduate students in an institution of higher learning.
3. Should have published a minimum of two new scholarly articles in internationally recognized journals in their area of expertise.
4. Membership to a relevant professional body.
5. Must be a committed Christian

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Teaching normal workload of between 18 to 21 hours per semester.
2. Prepare course outlines for all courses taught according to the University format.
3. Prepare assessment tools and marking guides accordingly.
4. Teaching and assessment of students in accordance with the University’s curriculum.
5. Expected to be present for all lectures.
6. Maintenance of regular office hours for attending to students’ questions.
7. Participation in regular academic and administrative meetings.
8. To chair and participate on ad-hoc or volunteer committees from time to time.
9. Supervising students on placements – internships, research papers and projects.
10. Advising students on academic issues.
11. Should be willing to uphold the University’s instruments of Christian identity.
12. Any other official duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Application method:

1. Send an application letter together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2. Attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts

To:

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
P. O. Box 4, Mukono
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ugThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 17th February 2012

Jobs at Uganda Christian University- Senior Lecturer

Job Title:Senior Lecturer – Social Work

Salary:CU5

Reports to:Head of Department Social Work and Social Administration

Division:Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

Qualifications and experience

1. Hold a PhD in Social work from a recognized institute of higher learning.
2. Higher qualification relevant to the programme such as a post graduate degree in social work, a professional certification or evidence of satisfactory progress towards such qualifications.
3. A good social work honours degree from a recognized institute of higher learning.
4. Should have taught at university level for at least three years and supervised undergraduate or postgraduate student’s research.
5. Should have published a minimum of two scholarly articles in internationally recognized journals in their area of expertise.
6. Membership to a relevant professional body.
7. Must be a committed Christian

Main duties and Responsibilities

1. Participate in department/faculty decision making.
2. Contribute effectively to the design and planning of programmes including preparation of course documentation as required.
3. Effectively oversee the progress, examination and assessment of the students as designated by the Head of Department.
4. Promote the work of the department and participate in the selection and induction of students.
5. Assist in the curriculum development of the Department’s academic programmes.
6. Seek to enhance the quality of education and provision by ensuring that high standards of teaching, research and learning are maintained on the relevant courses to which they contribute.
7. Use teaching and learning strategies, which encourage student involvement and advance their independent learning.
8. Participate in work –related training and staff development.
9. Carry out any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Application method:

1. Send an application letter together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2. Attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts

To:

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
P. O. Box 4, Mukono
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ugThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 17th February 2012

Uganda Christian University Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Lecturer – Counselling Psychology (1 position)

Salary: CU5

Reports to: Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences

Division: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

Job Purpose:

The individual selected will teach and mentor counselling psychology Bachelors and Masters Students, provide university and professional service, and supervise students in completing dissertation.

Qualifications and experience

1. Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from a recognized university.
2. Applicants must be familiar with either qualitative or quantitative research methods and must show evidence of teaching ability and experience in counselling practice.
3. Applicants must also demonstrate experience, expertise, and interest in at least one of the following areas: (a) child counselling, (b) marriage/family counselling, (c) HIV/health counselling, or (d) research methods and any other counselling courses.
4. Should have at least 3 years’ experience in teaching and supervising research for either undergraduates or postgraduate students in an institution of higher learning.
5. Should have published a minimum of two new scholarly articles in internationally recognized journals in their area of expertise.
6. Membership to a relevant professional body.
7. Must be a committed Christian

Main duties and Responsibilities

1. Teaching normal workload of between 18 to 21 hours per semester.
2. Prepare course outlines for all courses taught according to the University format.
3. Prepare assessment tools and marking guides accordingly.
4. Teaching and assessment of students in accordance with the University’s curriculum.
5. Expected to be present for all lectures.
6. Maintenance of regular office hours for attending to students’ questions.
7. Participation in regular academic and administrative meetings.
8. To chair and participate on ad-hoc or volunteer committees from time to time.
9. Supervising students on placements – internships, research papers and projects.
10. Advising students on academic issues.
11. Should be willing to uphold the University’s instruments of Christian identity.
12. Any other official duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Application method:

1. Send an application letter together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2. Attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts

To:

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
P. O. Box 4, Mukono
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ugThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 17th February 2012

Jobs at Uganda Christian University

Job Title: Standard Supervisor

Salary: CU6

Reports to: Head of Department, Mass Communication

Division: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

Job Purpose:

The Primary responsibilities for the Supervisor include setting editorial policy, ensuring accurate and timely production of the publication and keeping the news operation within budget.

The Standard newspaper, a community newspaper based at the Uganda Christian University in Mukono, is looking for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of Standard Supervisor

Qualifications and experience

1. Hold a Masters degree in Journalism/Mass Communication from a recognized institute of higher learning.
2. A degree in Journalism/Mass Communication from a recognized institute of higher learning.
3. Should have at least 3 years newsroom experience
4. Should be conversant with professional publishing programs like QuarkXpress or In design
5. Has a strong command of the English language and the publication's writing style
6. Is a committed Christian with a desire to promote good and ethical journalism in line with Uganda Christian University's vision and mission

Expectations

1. Ability to lead an editorial team, and to coach and mentor budding journalists.
2. A good understanding of the relevant regulatory framework for the newspaper’s operation.
3. Sound news judgement
4. Demonstrably excellent writing skills.
5. A “nose” for news.
6. Ability to set targets and enforce and observe deadlines.
7. Ability to strategise for the overall growth and viability of the paper.
8. The Supervisor will represent the newsroom at the department-head level and be expected to work closely with other department heads in the different university divisions.
9. Mentoring skills-- The ability to recognize and train good talent from interns and staff. Build them both professionally and spiritually.

Application method:

1. Send an application letter together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2. Attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts

To:

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
P. O. Box 4, Mukono
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ugThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 17th February 2012

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