Institute for Social Transformation Jobs in Uganda- Accountant

Job Title:ACCOUNTANT

Institute for Social Transformation (IST)
Job Description

The Institute for Social Transformation (IST) is a non- profit organization established in Uganda in 2006 to promote use of the Training for Transformation (TfT) methodology in English speaking countries of Eastern Africa. Its main office is based in Ntinda, Plot 390 Kaduyu Close, Kiwatule. The Institute aims to develop:
• A new quality of community leadership in the 7 English speaking countries of Eastern Africa (Uganda, Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya and Tanzania and for specific purposes, Rwanda).
• The skills, insights and abilities of teams from NGOs and community organizations to empower local self-reliant community development efforts
• The confidence and skills of local programme leaders to work with and challenge their governments to ensure macro and micro-economic policies that are to the advantage of the marginalized.

The Institute seeks to hire an Accountant to provide professional accounting and financial management.
In the promotion of its duties, the Institute seeks the services of a bright and self motivated Accountant with integrity and initiative. The staff member will inter alia perform the following duties:

• Responsible for production of IST financial reports on a monthly basis and as per different donor requirements
• Work with Auditors while conducting end of year audits
• Reconcile all bank statements and provide monitoring support to the Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer
• Prepare budgets and ensure all budgets are well monitored by the respective budget holders
• Responsible for the implementation and circulation of all office policies and procedures.
• Responsible to the Executive Director to provide assistance in the grant management process.

• Maintain data bases of partners, participants, consultants and possible venues
• Keep accurate records and books of account of all expenditure of the Institute
Chronologically file all payment vouchers and receipts

• Manage and order supplies within the budget guidelines of the organization
• Procure services and equipment as required for administration
• Perform all secretarial duties as required by the Institute including setting up an electronic filing system

• Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time from the office of the Executive Director.

Applicant should be a person of integrity, hard working and able to work under minimum supervision. Strong computer literacy, positive attitude, and are also prerequisites.
Requirement:

Job requirement
Qualifications:
• ACCA/CPA certificate level, or Honors degree in Commerce/ Administration (Accounting)
• At least 2 years experience in financial reporting in a busy NGO
• Ability to use Microsoft Excel/ word and any accounting software
• Up to date knowledge of current financial practices
• Ability to write and speak English well
• Ability to work with minimum supervision
Salary: - USD/month

Deadline: Not later than 20th February 2011
How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to: isocialtransformation32@gmail.com

Jobs at Institute for Social Transformation in Uganda

Job Title:POLICY ANALYST

Institute for Social Transformation
Job Description

The Institute for Social Transformation (IST) is a non- profit organization established in Uganda in 2006 to promote use of the Training for Transformation (TfT) methodology in English speaking countries of Eastern Africa. Its main office is based in Ntinda, Plot 390 Kaduyu Close, Kiwatule. The Institute aims to develop:
• A new quality of community leadership in the 7 English speaking countries of Eastern Africa (Uganda, Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya and Tanzania and for specific purposes, Rwanda).
• The skills, insights and abilities of teams from NGOs and community organizations to empower local self-reliant community development efforts
• The confidence and skills of local programme leaders to work with and challenge their governments to ensure macro and micro-economic policies that are to the advantage of the marginalized.

The Policy Analyst shall provide policy guidance and training for national policy inputs as part of the vital work of the Institute for Social Transformation. The Policy Analyst advises the institution on the relevance and efficiency of national policy implementation as they affect the lives of ordinary people.

The Policy Analyst examines the policy making scenario and advises on best entry points for inputs by citizens.

Period: one year

MAIN DUTIES

a) Developing the institution framework for policy formulation, analysis and strategy;

b) Assist in the implementation of policy analysis/decision of the institution and develop the conceptual and methodological frameworks and detailed implementation plans for policy decisions emanating from the institutions to external/internal parties.

c) Contribute to the broader objectives of the institution and engage in guidance and training of activists in critical policy analysis and constructive contribution to policy formulation.

e) Based on research findings and sound analysis, contribute to regional/national policy discourse;

g) Perform other tasks assigned.
Requirement:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND COMPETENCE

a) Minimum of Master’s degree by coursework & research in Public Policy, with a background in Economics, Sociology, Development Studies, or Statistics from a recognized University. Good writing and public speaking skills.

b) Recent graduates of doctoral degrees in any of the fields mentioned in (a) above shall be added advantage;

c) Comprehensive knowledge and ability to apply modern economic theory and methods to domestic context and setting;

d) Proven high level writing skills as primary author in published research papers, reviews, articles, etc and working with large households data set;

e) A minimum of four (4) years working experience in relevant public or private sector institutions, three (3) of which should be in policy-oriented and research work;

f) Experience in conducting primary, quantitative research and reviewing and analyzing secondary research to inform policy debates and decisions in the economic planning arena;

i) Demonstrated ability to use computer assisted software and other statistical software for data analysis; and possess strong analytical skills;

j) Abreast with current global, regional and national economic issues;

k) Unquestionable integrity, self-motivation, team player, highly versatile, high-level interpersonal skills and good communications skills and capability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive environment.

l) should have several years experience of policy advocacy work.


Deadline: Not later than 15th February 2011
How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to: isocialtransformation32@gmail.com

Jobs at Wispro (U) Ltd in Uganda

Job Title:Production Supervisor
About this job

Our Client Wispro (U) Ltd is one of the leading Skin Care and Cosmetics Manufacturers in Uganda. They require a Production Supervisor to manage their fast paced manufacturing environment.

The position requires an individual that has strong interpersonal skills and experience working inter-departmentally. The successful candidate will supervise the production process and employees to ensure that all production operations are completed accurately, timely and efficiently.

This is a key role reporting directly to the Managing Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide direction and instructions to production employees.
Train new production employees in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
Ensure production is running according to schedule.
Verify all packaging is correct by inspecting the products.
Ensure that all safety policies are being followed.
Communicate production personnel issues with Managing Director.
Verify finished goods are up to standard.
Notify Managing Director if any out of specification products are found and complete a non-conforming form.
Work in a safe manner at all times, complying with safety, health, environmental, and company policies.
Maintain a safe work environment by ensuring that production floor and equipment are cleaned and repaired.
Inspect for safety hazards and needed repairs and report to Management.
Comply with and enforce all company policies.
Use company approved personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for various tasks.
Ensure that all production employees use company approved PPE as required for various tasks.
Work cooperatively with co-workers, quality control employees and manager.
Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
All other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

Excellent, effective supervisory skills and Decision Making skills.
Great communication skills.
Operational knowledge of packaging/filling equipment.
Good interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Engineering degree or equivalent qualifications.
Candidates who have trained in this industry are advised to apply.

How to Apply:

Candidates that DO NOT FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY; please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Apply online and send an email to: wisprojobs@nftconsult.com

(In the SUBJECT LINE field please indicate the position you are applying for i.e Production Supervisor )


Deadline 21 Feb, 2012

Volunteer Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Develop the Kitega Community Centre website
Kitega Community Centre Uganda

Read more about this organization
TASK

Kitega community centre needs an online volunteer who will help develop their website. The website is already running; www.kitega-cc.org The online volunteer will help design, organise and perfect the website to give Kitega community centre an ideal online home.

This assignment will take about eight weeks and the online volunteer will work hand in hand with the kitega community centre team to get all the necessary infoRmation.
Number of volunteers: 2
BACKGROUND INFORMATION

In a bid to increase online awareness, Kitega community centre wishes to equip its online home to provide adequate information about the centre's activities and work.

The website has been running for the last two years but is not yet complete. The online volunteer will help make the Kitega centre website ideal to provide all the necessary information to online visitors and potential partners.
OBJECTIVE

We want to have a website that contains all the information about Kitega centre.

Give a better design and activate features to give online visitors the best service when they visit the site.

Present a complete website online.
Region or country
Uganda
Development topic
Integration of marginalized groups
REQUIREMENTS

Desired technical skill
• Experience with:
PHP, HTML, JavaScript/JQuery, CSS, XML/XSL
•MS SQL or MYSQL - design, development and administration
•Apache
•cross browsers and platform issues
•CMS i.e. Drupal Or Joomla.
•Content migration, Social media and payment gateway integration would be highly regarded

More so:-

Experience in -
web site design
prototype design
cross-browser compatibility issues

Areas of expertise
Computing
Languages
English

Hours per week
1-5
Duration in weeks
8

How to Apply:
http://www.onlinevolunteering.org/en/vol/opportunity/opportunity_form.html?id=17408

deadline: 22nd February 2012

Jobs at International Procurement Agency in Uganda -Supply Chain Specialists

Job Title: Supply Chain Specialists/ Consultants, Kampala
Closing Date: Monday, 30 April 2012

IPA Africa Ltd. is currently expanding and securing new contracts in a range of fields, which is why we are looking for International and local specialists in the following areas.

* Supply Chain Auditing
* Supply Chain Consulting

Assignments may range from 2-18 months, depending on the contract granted.

Requirements:
o Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in at least one of the sectors listed above
o Masters' degree from an Internationally Recognized University in a relevant field (minimum qualification)
o Strong Financial skills, a degree in Business/ Finance is a strong asset
o Related experience in a developing country context working in the international development sector in at least one of the fields listed above
o International work/ study experience required for local consultants
o Fluency in English required; Fluency French requested
o Fluency in Swahili and/ or one main local African Language required for local consultants
o Strong ability to work independently and show initiative, but with a team player mentality
o High commitment to quality of work to be proven

Background

Since its founding in 1981 International Procurement Agency has become one of the leading organizations in providing superior supply, procurement, consultancy services and emergency response to principals in all parts of the developing world on a strictly independent basis. The focus is on public procurement and supply chain in developing countries and emergency situations. Since March 2009 the IPA Group has opened an office in East Africa. IPA Africa Ltd is registered as a limited liability company in Uganda. The IPA Group established this office due to the growing need for professional and high standard quality procurement services on the African Continent. IPA Africa is focusing on East, Central and Southern-Africa and will be involved in procurement, supply (trade) and consultancy. The African sister company works together with the IPA Group to fulfill the needs of its clients and has gathered significant experience in both local and international procurement over the last 2 years. The local representation in East Africa helps IPA to work very closely with the local NGOs and suppliers, which adds value to IPA clients in the region. The vision of IPA Africa is to grow in the field of supply chain and procurement services and to become the leader in the region. Moreover, the company aims at improving procurement practices in the region by building capacity both of its clients, its national employees and the local partners and suppliers. Therefore IPA Africa is, next to its fixed staff, creating a large network of international and local supply chain and procurement specialists to support the consulting side of its business and enlarge its mother company's network.

Most of IPA's clients are public organizations, like NGOs, Finance Institutions, World Bank, National Governments and related institutions and United Nations. IPA Africa Ltd currently has proposals for procurement audits and supply chain consultancy work outstanding in several African countries, such as Uganda, Southern Sudan, Malawi, Zambia, Liberia and Sierra Leone, but expects to be expanding its network soon.

(for more info please refer to www.ipaafrica.com)

How to apply:

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a cover letter explaining how they are suited for the position. Documents must include a daytime telephone contact and three referees (with telephone and email contacts). Please do not include certificates and other additional documents.

Applications should be emailed to hr@ipaafrica.com, with the speciality clearly indicated in the subject line. IPA will only contact and give feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Note: IPA Africa is building a database of experts, but will ALWAYS contact the consultants before including them in any bidding documents.


Deadline: Monday, 30 April 2012

Jobs at Plan International in Uganda- Country Director

Job Title: Country Director Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 01 March 2012

Location: Kampala, Uganda Reports To: Regional Director Closing Date: 1st March 2012 5 year contract The salary range for this role will be US $60,000-75,000 per annum depending on experience. This is an accompanied position and full expat benefits will be available.

Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development organisations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan's vision is of a world in which all children realise their full potential in societies that respect people's rights and dignity, our aim is to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of deprived children in developing countries. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Each Country Program is led by a Country Director (CD) who must develop strategies at country level that align with Plan's global vision and purpose within the prevailing context of that country as it impacts on children. The CD is the sole representative and leader of Plan in this country and carries the responsibility for Plan's reputation there as a legally compliant, effective and responsible organistion, unafraid to challenge injustice and discrimination against the poorest and most vulnerable children.

The Country Strategic Plan (CSP) represents a life-cycle approach to programming and is structured on the basis of the life-cycle of the child recognizing the unique challenges facing children at the successive stages of their lives: Challenges relating to survival, protection, development and participation. The country programs build on the progress made to date and represent a continuum of core and support for children and youth that will better equip them to break the inter-generational cycle of poverty and actively engage in democratic processes.

Dimensions of Role:

* Leadership, management and development of Uganda team comprising of over 240 staff in full compliance with local law and Plan policies and standards in development and emergency responses.
* Direct reports: a team of 10 senior managers
* Accurate and timely disbursement of the agreed Country Office budget including all donor commitments. Presently about 50% of total budget spent comes from grants.
* Handling caseload of 39 961 sponsored children in 5 Programme Units
* Annual budget currently of $15 million
* Currently key partnerships exist with the following donors EU/EC, USAID, NORAD, SIDA, AUSAID, DFID, Finnish Government, Dutch Government and some private donors.
* As a member of the Regional Leadership Team, the Country Director of Uganda is expected to contribute to the overall learning and strategic direction within the RESA region.

Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position: The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that:
* Plan's work in Uganda will be delivered by a cost-effective and efficient team, skilled in their area of expertise and compliant with the expectation Plan has of all staff
* Plan's work will be guided by accurate and timely work plans and budgets that can be used to create impact and efficiency
* Plan's work will be relevant to the needs of the most vulnerable children in Uganda
* Plan's work will be well funded and growing
* Plan's work in Uganda will be recognised locally and internationally as effective and relevant to the needs of highly vulnerable children

Dealing with Problems
* Quick ability to understand the complexity of Plan's business model, organisational structures and decision-making processes.
* Dealing with security/emergency conditions – the Country Director has to be actively involved in having security information and providing clear guidance for the safety and security of staff, assets and programmes.
* Flexibility to support other Country Offices across the Region.
* Sponsorship requests – this includes finding out new ways of managing sponsorship, retention of sponsors and sponsored children.

Communications and Working Relationships Internal:
* Regular contact with other Country Directors, especially in the Regional Leadership Team
* Programme Department at International Headquarters who may guide and advise on Programme Standards
* National Office program departments. Develop proposals for major donors (UNICEF, DFID, EU, ECHO) that require engagement of the National Office programme teams

External:
* Other INGO leaders and networks in Uganda
* Government, UN and donor representatives
* Civil society organizations
* EU/EC, USAID, NORAD, SIDA, AUSAID, DFID,
* Finnish Government, Dutch Government
* Corporate and private sector organization

Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours Required to Achieve Role's Objectives Knowledge
* Demonstrable knowledge as a result of study, training or practical experience on the key debates in development and emergency response methods and effectiveness
* Knowledge of Uganda; the geopolitical factors affecting child-poverty in the country and the political, social and environmental opportunities for change is an advantage
* Knowledge of the requirements of donor compliance and financial management
* Knowledge of programming in volatile environments with good understanding and appreciation of the historical, security context, political environment, economic, social/religious and humanitarian context in Uganda or a comparable environment.

Skills
* Proven skills in the development and management of effective and motivated teams, including distance management
* Effective working with and through partners
* Communications, comfortable with the media, presenting and arguing a case
* Proven analytical skills in isolating priorities and tackling them
* Excellent written skills in English for the development of proposals and the review of reports.

Behaviours
* Self motivated leader with the passion for social justice
* Person of strong integrity that is an example to others
* Even tempered and with a sense of humour is highly desirable
* Creativity and innovation
* Motivating and influencing others
* Problem analysis, judgement, handling ambiguity and decision making based on fact and figures
* Commitment to continuous improvement with the overall aim of optimising the quality and impact of Plan's programmes in Uganda.

Physical Environment Based in the country office located in Kampala with extensive local and some international travel Ability to travel frequently to remote areas required.

Languages Excellent written and spoken English required.

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

How to apply:

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter detailing your salary requirements and quoting reference RE025 to recadmin@plan-international.org


Deadline: Thursday, 01 March 2012

Jobs at Montrose Africa in Uganda- Project Manager

Job title: PROJECT MANAGER (Ugandan National), Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 24 February 2012

MONTROSE is an international development services company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. We provide comprehensive services in the areas of technical assistance, social investment programming, project management and business development. Specialized in the sectors of health, water & sanitation, education and rural livelihoods , our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other development stakeholders.

PROJECT MANAGER

We are currently seeking a highly creative, organised, efficient and self-motivated Ugandan national to support the management of our projects. Key responsibilities of this position:

Management of projects from beginning to end of project cycle, including:

 Drafting/reviewing contract details  Developing a work plan with deliverables and timeframe which is realistic and monitoring progress throughout the duration of the project, ensuring time frame and deliverables are adhered to  Identifying potential personnel  Managing consultants and ensuring compliance to consultancy contract  Tracking contract (time line, reporting, payments) and deliverables  Project administration  Ensuring all logistics are undertaken efficiently  Providing oversight to Montrose personnel supporting management of the project  Monitoring contractual obligations and ensuring they are all met  Managing project budget  Drafting reports and tracking reporting time frames  Liaison with client  Preparing End of Project report  Preparing end of consultancy review  Analysis of project progress and content and providing feedback for improving projects  Travel, when required, to project locations to undertake management oversight and project review and assessments

Skills and experience

* Must be Ugandan national
* Minimum Masters' Degree in International Development, Public Health, Education or related fields
* Minimum five years' relevant experience in project management or related field
* Overseas/international experience preferred
* Experience in private sector an asset
* Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
* Excellent writing skills
* Highly numerate
* Excellent computer skills
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
* High degree of flexibility and creativity
* Good interâ€personal skills
* Excellent English language skills, knowledge of Spanish and/or French an advantage
* Preference to those already located in Uganda or the region
* Location: Kampala, Uganda with local and international travel

How to apply:

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 hrpm@montroseafrica.com by Friday 24 February 2012.
English LanguageNon-governmental Organizations


Deadline: 24th February 2012

Jobs at UNDP in Uganda- International Consultant

Job Title: INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT TO PREPARE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FUND’S (GEF) FULL SIZED PROJECT (FSP) ENTITLED “ ADDRESSING BARRIERS TO ADOPTION OF IMPROVED CHARCOAL PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES AND SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES THROUGH AN INTEGRATED APPROACH”
Location : Uganda, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 20-Feb-12
Additional Category Environment and Energy
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : International Consultant
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Mar-2012
Duration of Initial Contract : 60 days in a period of 9 months
Expected Duration of Assignment : 60 days in a period of 9 months
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Background

Government of Uganda through the Global Environment Facility Operational Focal Point (GEF OFP) in MFPED and UNDP Uganda are preparing a GEF FSP to be funded through GEF 5. The project is entitled for the Addressing barriers to adoption of improved charcoal production technologies and sustainable Land management practices through an integrated approach”. This project shall be implemented by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) conjunction with the National Forestry Authority, National Environment Management Authority, National Agricultural Research Organization, Uganda national Council for Science and Technology and Ministry of Water and Environment.

The GEF Secretariat approved a Project Preparation Grant (PPG) for this project worth US$ 100,000 in addition to Government of Uganda co-financing worth US$ 200,000 for a period of 12 months starting November 2011. As part of this process, UNDP Uganda is seeking to engage a consultant to support the process of developing the FSP during the Project Initiation phase.

Outputs:

* A comprehensive report (specific templates would be agreed at the beginning of the assignment) with in-depth description of national renewable energy priority interventions covering the medium and long term.
* UNDP Project Document and accompanying GEF CEO Endorsement documentation within the established GEF procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

Working closely with a national task force, the Consultant will be required to ensure delivery of the following activities/ tasks critical to the preparation of the Full Size Project document, namely: -

Part A: PPG Preparation tasks

* Establish the different legal, policy and institutional framework relating to charcoal, SFM/SLM including district level ordinances regulating charcoal value chain, financing mechanisms, and linkages with REDD/ other initiatives.
* In cooperation with the national task force and private sector inputs, assess potential for enhanced sustainable charcoal production among others.
* Identify target districts for establishing demonstration sites districts for the retort and casamance kilns for data generation, training charcoal producers, and pro-forma validation of the GHG reduction estimates from the kilns and SFM activities.
* Establish baselines for performance standards for the charcoal sector regarding GHG emissions established.
* Create a financing plan, including co-financing commitments and incremental costs analysis.
* Compile the information from the national taskforce and finalise the project document including a project strategy, logical framework, budget and monitoring plan established.

Part B: Project Documentation for Full Sized GEF Proposal:

* Review and develop baseline information and investigations delivered by the national task force into a coherent situational analysis.
* Assess global environmental benefits sought from the project.
* Propose a project monitoring and evaluation framework with a set of measurable impact and progress indicators.
* Ensure linkages with other government, donor and GEF Climate change mitigation and land degradation projects in the region.
* Assess and define the social, economic and financial sustainability of proposed outputs and activities.
* Provide a replication strategy for project activities in the future.
* Carry out a cost effectiveness analysis of the project strategy.
* Create a financing plan, including co-financing commitments and incremental costs analysis and work with UNDP Uganda to procure co-financing commitments;.
* Produce both a Full Size Project Document and CEO endorsement template to be submitted to GEF via UNDP using the information gathered and assessed by the national experts and above.
* Compile the information from the national task force and finalise the project document.
* Present the document to UNDP and Ugandan Government stakeholders, plus other partners.
* Address comments from the GEF Secretariat, Scientifc and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) and GEF council to Project Identification Form (PIF) and ProDOC.

Duration of Assignment:

The assignment is expected to take a total of 60 days spread over a period of 9 months including a field trips and stakeholder kick-off meetings. Approximately five (5) months of the Consultant’s time would be spent in the field / meetings and in managing the PPG process, outputs and quality control, including coordinating with the thematic working groups to come up with a final PPG report, and about seven (7) weeks would be spent bringing all that together into the Project Document, plus the GEF Chief Executive Officer (CEO) endorsement document and then responding to comments, both to the PIF and then the Project Document once we submit it.

Reporting and Supervision

The consultant shall provide his/ her services under the direct supervision of UNDP Uganda Country Office in liaison with the UNDP Regional Technical Advisor (RTA) for climate change mitigation based out of Pretoria for technical backstopping. The consultant shall also work closely with the National task force coordinated by the MEMD Focal Point.

The payment schedule will be as follows:

* 20% upon signing of the contract and presenting an acceptable inception report.
* 60% after presentation of an acceptable draft project document to stakeholders review workshop.
* 20% upon submission of an acceptable draft project document.

Competencies

* Proven competences in protected areas economics and finance.
* Excellent negotiation and communication skills
* Fluency in written and spoken English
* Excellent drafting and reporting skills
* Excellent computer literacy

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

* Advanced degree in environment/ natural resource management or related field with 10 years of work experience.
* Proven experience in preparing GEF Climate Change Mitigation and Land Degradation FSPs in Uganda and the region.

Language:

* Fluency in written and spoken English is a necessity.

Application Procedure: Applicants are required to submit an application and proposals, which include the following:

* Job Proposal: Letter of Interest, stating why you consider yourself suitable for the assignment
* Brief methodology on the approach and implementation of the assignment.
* Personal CV Highlighting past experience in similar projects.
* Work references - contact details (e-mail addresses) of referees.
* Financial proposal indicating consultancy fee, lump sum fee with a breakdown of the costs or unit price together with any other expenses related to the assignment (e.g. travel costs, translation interpretation, holding of workshops/focus group discussion etc).

How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=28190

Deadline: 20th February 2012

Secretary Jobs at KNCV in Uganda

Job Title: Secretary/Receptionist

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) FULL TIME
About this Job:

Background: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) is an international knowledge and expertise centre on tuberculosis based in the Netherlands. The organization is committed to reducing tuberculosis worldwide and works in over 30 countries. KNCV stimulates effective, efficient and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context through: policy development, technical assistance, advisory services, training programs, capacity building, as well as epidemiological and operational research.

In Uganda, KNGV is implementing TBCARE I, a 15 month USAID funded project. TBCAREI works in close collaboration with the National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP). TBCAREI will support the NTLP and TB control in Kampala. KNCV is seeking to recruit the following staff:

Position: Secretary/Receptionist

Reports to: Finance and Operations Manager

Duties and responsibilities

* Receiving and handling guests visiting KNCV offices
* Maintaining a customer-friendly reception area
* Operating and maintaining telephone switchboard
* Handling in-coming and out-going mails, messages and parcels
* Handling and maintenance of front office equipments
* Assisting finance and operations manager in making staff travel arrangements
* Any other duty that may be allocated by the supervisor from time to time

Requirement:

Minimum requirements

* Diploma in Business Administration/Management, Secretarial studies or any related field from a recognized institution.
* Additional training in customer care will be an advantage
* Demonstrates good understanding of front office management, and coordination of internal and external customers
* Must have good oral and written communication skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
* Must have clear speech and be able to create good rapport with guests and be extremely courteous and friendly at all times
* Must be confident, eloquent and able to multi-task with good communication and public relations
* Computer skills including the use of MS Office
* At least two years experience in a busy working environment.


How to apply:

KNCV TB Foundation is an equal opportunity employer To apply for these positions please send by email clearly indicating the job title applied for a cover letter and CV with names of three (3) references to: uganda@kncvtbc.nl on or before February 27, 2012.

Deadline: 27th February 2012

Jobs at KNCV in Uganda- Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) FULL TIME
About this Job:

Background: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) is an international knowledge and expertise centre on tuberculosis based in the Netherlands. The organization is committed to reducing tuberculosis worldwide and works in over 30 countries. KNCV stimulates effective, efficient and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context through: policy development, technical assistance, advisory services, training programs, capacity building, as well as epidemiological and operational research.

In Uganda, KNGV is implementing TBCARE I, a 15 month USAID funded project. TBCAREI works in close collaboration with the National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP). TBCAREI will support the NTLP and TB control in Kampala. KNCV is seeking to recruit the following staff:

Position title: Accounts Assistant

Reports to: Finance and operations Manager

Main purpose of the post

Based in Kampala KNCVs office, the accounts assistant in collaboration with the Finance and Operations Manager will ensure adherence to quality financial stewardship, internal control and promotion of good financial management practice and compliance with audit requirements for the TB CARE 1 project in Uganda. The accounts assistant main role will be to assist in the financial operations of KNCV and TBCARL.

Duties and responsibilities

The account assistant will:

* Ensure timely disbursement of funds for implementation of TB CARE project activities
* Ensure appropriate financial management and timely submission of financial returns.
* Review all invoices, financial returns and payment to be made for appropriateness, proper documentation, internal authorization and funds availability
* To process cheque payments ensuring that invoices are thoroughly checked and cheques together with payment vouchers raised are appropriately approved.
* Ensure timely review of all financial returns and reports from the field.
* Ensure proper coding of all transactions.
* To ensure that a complete and accurate record of all petty cash transactions is maintained at all times that expenditure of petty cash is fully monitored; and that requests for replenishment are made in a timely manner, when required.
* Manage all incoming and outgoing financial mail and correspondence in a secure manner
* Maintain and update electronic and manual financial filing systems and generation of financial reports as required
* Ensure adherence to financial policies and procedures by both staff and partners.
* Ensure timely data entry of all financial transactions into the QuickBooks

Requirement:

Minimum requirements

* A university degree coupled with Accountancy professional qualification i.e. Completed ACCA or CPA or equivalent
* Minimum of 3 years working experience in a busy finance office preferably an NGO, with thorough knowledge of book keeping in an organization with international scope or wider national coverage
* Experience in donor contract management and budget monitoring
* Manages resources and deadlines with minimum supervision.
* High level of initiative
* Good communication and interpersonal skills.
* Recommends and implements improvements
* Computer knowledge and skills: word processing, database management and spreadsheets packages
* Thorough knowledge and hands-on experience with QuickBooks


How to apply:

KNCV TB Foundation is an equal opportunity employer To apply for these positions please send by email clearly indicating the job title applied for a cover letter and CV with names of three (3) references to: uganda@kncvtbc.nl on or before February 27, 2012.

Deadline: 27th February 2012

Jobs at KNCV in Uganda- Technical Field Officers

Job Title:Technical Field Officers (02)

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) FULL TIME
About this Job:

Position title: Two Technical Field Officers.

Reports to: Deputy Director Technical Services

Purpose: The Field technical officers will support implementation of DOTS in Kampala division. The officers will also support the implementation of TB/HIV and MDR TB activities in the division. The two officers will work alongside the Zonal TB/Leprosy supervisors as well as the divisional TB focal persons to ensure quality delivery of TB services. This will be through conducting trainings, support supervision/ mentoring of health workers and participation in quarterly meetings, and ensure that patients are started on DOT The officers will participate in monitoring and evaluation activities.

Main duties:

* Participate in planning for activities at divisional level in Kampala district
* Provide technical support for implementation of DOT, TB-HIV and MDR-TB activities in project area.
* Strengthens networks and referrals systems to improve access to, coverage and utilization of DOT, HIWTB and MDR-TB services.
* Participate in supervision of health facilities in Kampala in liaison with the Zonal TB/leprosy supervisor of Kampala and the division TB focal persons.
* Prepare and participate in training related activities and on job support and mentoring activities.
* Compile activity reports for trainings, workshops and all activities implemented.
* Support and compile TB epidemiological data on a monthly basis
* Organize, support and participate in quarterly TB meetings.
* Participate in projects’ monitoring and evaluation activities, including field visits.
* Participate in compiling project reports.
* Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Requirement:

Profile of expected competencies

* A medical doctor with postgraduate qualifications in public health or other.
* Must possess technical expertise in TB control for about 2 years with experience in implementation of the Stop TB Strategy in Uganda.
* Conversant with TB technical support supervision, and other quality improvement approaches
* Excellent oral and written communication skills; as well as computer skills
* Fluency in English with excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


How to apply:

KNCV TB Foundation is an equal opportunity employer To apply for these positions please send by email clearly indicating the job title applied for a cover letter and CV with names of three (3) references to: uganda@kncvtbc.nl on or before February 27, 2012.

Deadline: February 27th 2012

KNCV Uganda Jobs Vacancies

Job Title:Deputy Director Technical Service

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) FULL TIME
About this Job:

Background: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) is an international knowledge and expertise centre on tuberculosis based in the Netherlands. The organization is committed to reducing tuberculosis worldwide and works in over 30 countries. KNCV stimulates effective, efficient and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context through: policy development, technical assistance, advisory services, training programs, capacity building, as well as epidemiological and operational research.

In Uganda, KNGV is implementing TBCARE I, a 15 month USAID funded project. TBCAREI works in close collaboration with the National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP). TBCAREI will support the NTLP and TB control in Kampala. KNCV is seeking to recruit the following staff:

Position title: Deputy Director Technical Services/Deputy Chief Of Party

Reports to: TB CARE I Country Director/Project Director/ Country Representative/ Chief of Party.

Main purpose of the post

The holder of this position will be responsible for providing technical assistance to the TB CARE I Project by ensuring technical oversight for project activities implemented in the country. S/he will be involved in TB CARE I work plan implementation and monitoring. The scope of technical assistance will focus on the four TB CARE I project technical areas; namely Universal access to TB care, Programmatic Management of Drug – resistant TB (PMDT), TB/HIV care and treatment and health systems strengthening. He or she will supervise all field- based activities for the TBCARE I Project in Uganda. S/he will keep track that the objectives of TB CARE I in Uganda are monitored and met.

Main duties

* Participate in project planning activities at all levels.
* Provide technical support to implementation of all project activities and supervise the field based technical officers.
* Liaise with the NTLP Manager and ACP Manger to support the National TB/HIV coordination meetings.
* In addition support STOP TB Partnership meetings in liaison with the TB program manager.
* Compile activity reports for trainings and workshops.
* Monitor implementation of activities with a focus on completion and quality.
* Participate in projects’ monitoring and evaluation activities, including field visits.
* Contribute to M&E reports to ensure technical soundness.
* Deputize the Country Director/Project Director/ Country Representative/ Chief of Party in his absence.
* Other duties as may be assigned by the Country Director/Project Director/ Country Representative/ Chief of Party.

Requirement:

Profile of expected competencies

* A medical doctor with postgraduate qualifications in public health or other related field
* Must possess technical expertise in TB control for about 5-10 years with experience in implementation of the Stop TB Strategy in Uganda. Specific orientation on DOTS, TB/HIV and PMDT programming and implementation will be an added advantage.
* Demonstrated experience in working with Ministry of Health and other officials from the public, private and NGO sector
* Conversant with TB technical support supervision, and other quality improvement approaches
* Excellent oral and written communication skills; as well as computer skills
* Minimum of two (2) years hands on experience preferably with USAID or other donor funded projects


How to apply:

KNCV TB Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

To apply for these positions please send by email clearly indicating the job title applied for a cover letter and CV with names of three (3) references to:

uganda@kncvtbc.nl on or before February 27, 2012.

Jobs at KNCV in Uganda

Job Title: Driver

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) FULL TIME
About this Job:

Position title: Driver

Reports to: Finance and operations Manager

Main Duties and responsibilities

* Driving staff to their destinations within and outside Kampala.
* Maintenance of the office vehicle and updating of vehicle particulars
* Maintaining the car logbook

Requirement:

Minimum requirements

* Completed secondary education
* At least 5 years experience in a similar position with a reputable organization.
* Good communication in English(Verbal, reading and written)
* Must have excellent driving skills and extensive knowledge on care maintenance of vehicles. Basic training in vehicle mechanics will be an added advantage
* Good knowledge of roads in Kampala, outside Kampala
* Must have a valid driving license


How to apply:

KNCV TB Foundation is an equal opportunity employer To apply for these positions please send by email clearly indicating the job title applied for a cover letter and CV with names of three (3) references to: uganda@kncvtbc.nl on or before February 27, 2012.

Deadline: 27th February 2012

Medical Officer Jobs at Infectious Disease Institute in Uganda

Job Title: Medical Officer (8)

Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) FULL TIME
About this Job:

The Infectious Diseases Institute is engaged in working with the Ministry of Health and several districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS and TB services. As an extension of this work IDI and its partners are considering using the same approach to strengthen health systems Maternal and Child Health services in two rural districts in Western Uganda. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed, and hardworking individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in the health centers III and Health center IV and District hospitals under the guidance of the District Health team. It is anticipated that the contracts will be from November 2011 to October 2012.

IDI is seeking to recruit for the following positions as follows.

Medical Officer (8)

The Medical officers will work with and in many cases provide leadership to the teams in Health facilities offering MCH services.



Responsibilities:

* Work with facility team in offering quality MCH services in accordance with MoH policies and procedures.
* Offer Emergency Obstetric services including Cesarean sections operations.
* Participate in QA/QC. Ensure the capacity of Health Workers in supported facilities is built through appropriate Continuous Professional Development sessions and Mentorship programme.
* Any others responsibilities assigned by management in project scope of work.


Requirement:

Essential requirements:

* Bachelors degree in medicine and Surgery
* Completion of Internship with demonstrated proficiency in common obstetric emergencies
* Registration with the Uganda Medical Dental Practitioners Council
* Training in MCH/RH, EMOC preferred
* Excellent organizational skills and flexibility, including the ability to manage and move between multiple sites


How to apply:

Qualified and interested persons may apply online on at hr@idi. co.ug OR email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to: The Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases Institute P. O. Box 22418, Kampala. The closing date for applications is 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 22nd February 2012

Infectious Disease Institute Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Anesthetic Officers (08)

Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) FULL TIME
About this Job:

The Infectious Diseases Institute is engaged in working with the Ministry of Health and several districts in Uganda in strengthening health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS and TB services. As an extension of this work IDI and its partners are considering using the same approach to strengthen health systems Maternal and Child Health services in two rural districts in Western Uganda. We are therefore looking for experienced, committed, and hardworking individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in the health centers III and Health center IV and District hospitals under the guidance of the District Health team. It is anticipated that the contracts will be from November 2011 to October 2012.

Anesthetic Officers/ Nurse(s) (8)

We are seeking experienced anesthetic clinical, officers or nurses who are able to provide general anesthesia for obstetric emergencies in a Health center III and IV settings

* Provide general anesthesia to general patients as well as Obstetric patients in Health Center III, IV and District hospitals.

Requirement:



* Completion of anesthetic training from a recognized education institution.
* Minimum of 3 years work experience in a busy clinical setting
* Experience in working in a District setting
* Knowledge of good nursing procedures and practices
* Ability for team work.


How to apply:

Qualified and interested persons may apply online on at hr@idi. co.ug OR email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to: The Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases Institute P. O. Box 22418, Kampala. The closing date for applications is 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 22nd February 2012

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