Jobs at Samaritan's Purse in Uganda- Country Director

Job Title: Country Director, Uganda (1075), Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 30 April 2012

Kampala, Uganda - Looking for a spiritually mature and field tested Country Director to provide overall leadership to Samaritan's Purse (SP) activities in Uganda, including project development, staff management, and implementation within organizational guidelines. Position requires commitment and understanding of SP Mission and Statement of Faith, as well as agreement and compliance with the Samaritan's Purse statement of faith and policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide overall vision, management and leadership to SP activities in Uganda.
Provide professional representation for SP with government officials, dignitaries, other Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), funding agencies, and visitors.
Maintain awareness and communicate legal and cultural requirements and ensure reasonable compliance of SP with the same.
Ensure proper financial accounting and monthly reporting of all funds and financial activity.
Monitor potential and present emergencies and keep SP informed of events, including crisis response options.
Ensure appropriate supervision, support and direction for the effective engagement of all expatriate and national staff in their various assignments.
Serve as director, executive administrator, and primary contact for country field projects.
Monitor program effectiveness and financial accountability, and evaluate ongoing and new activities.
Implement programs within the organizational guidelines of Samaritan's Purse.
Develop and implement staff reporting structure.
Prepare and submit monthly narrative and programmatic field reports to the Regional Director.
Conduct field assessments, identify needs, design and implement response plans, including project budgets and writing funding proposals.
Develop new programs, identifying and pursuing potential funding and other available resources for ongoing, new, or planned SP projects.
Ensure that stories and photographs are sent to the Regional Director on a regular basis to share with the Communications Department.
Maintain profiles on all field staff, including emergency contact numbers and copies of passports and visas, performance reviews and exit interviews.
Provide job descriptions for expatriate staff and make hiring / firing recommendations to Regional Director and Field Staff Coordinator.
Implement field policies to ensure staff satisfaction, safety and security.
Participate in emergency response and first insertion teams as needed.
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Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff.
Will be responsible to ensure the success, if funded, of USAID Title II Food Program
Responsible to foster donor relationships to secure funding for projects in a variety of sectors.
Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Also directly supervises non-supervisory employees.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.
Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or a minimum of 3 to 5 years' related international work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Twelve semester hours of approved Bible related training.
Extensive field humanitarian experience in a management role, particularly in Africa.
Ability to travel to field sites to monitor projects.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Above average communication skills – both verbal and written.
Works well in a diverse team and a pressured environment.
Flexibility and adaptability.
Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
Strong relational skills and financial management experience preferred.
Proven management and leadership experience.
Diplomacy, negotiating skills.
Cheerful, diplomatic, encourager, concern for the spiritual well-being of the team.
Spiritual maturity; Ability to keep the focus of work on the overall goal of sharing the gospel.

24 month contract with the potential for renewal.

How to apply:

In order to apply, please go to http://www.samaritanspurse.org/index.php/employment_listings/position_li... and click on "Apply Now"

Deadline:30th April 2012

Jobs at CARE International in Uganda

Job Title: Program Assistant
The Role:
The program assistant will report to the information and documentation officer
He will provide management support to program and program quality & learning units inclusive of managing the country office resource center, secretarial duties

Key Responsibilities of the Program Assistant include:
• Manage and organize CO resource center to facilitate organizational learning and knowledge management
• Develop and design information programs and systems that will be used by staff and the public, making sure that all information is displayed in a user friendly way

Qualifications/ Requirements:
• A University degree in Secretarial Studies or any other relevant discipline from a reputable institution is a must; skills in library and information Science would be an added advantage
• At least 3 years working experience in a similar position
• Good planning, time management, problem solving and prioritization skills
• Very good computer skills in word processing, publishing, spread sheets and database are a requirement

How to Apply:
This position is open to qualified Ugandan Citizens only. If you meet the above profile requirements and are interested in an opportunity to further your career with one of the top-10 INGO’s in the world and contribute to making improvements in the lives of Ugandans
Apply to: recruit@co.care.org or hand deliver to CARE Office at Plot 17, Mackinnon Road, Nakasero, Kampala

Deadline: Friday March 9th 2012

CARE International Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resources Management Coordinator
The Role:
Reporting to the country director, the Human Resources Management Coordinator will be responsible for delivering of Human Resource Management function and provision of HR technical support to all staff and managers across the country office

Qualifications and Competency Profile:

Have an undergraduate degree in human resources or related fields such as labour and industrial relations
Otherwise have an undergraduate Degree from any other field with experience in Human Resources Management

Desirable Educational Level
• A minimum of 8 years professional experience, at least 5 of which must have been in human resources management
• Demonstrated understanding and proficiency in the field of HR and ability to work independently with minimum supervision
• Very good computer skills particularly in word processing, spread sheet soft ware and presentation media

How to Apply:
This position is open to qualified Ugandan Citizens only. If you meet the above profile requirements and are interested in an opportunity to further your career with one of the top-10 INGO’s in the world and contribute to making improvements in the lives of Ugandans
Apply to: recruit@co.care.org or hand deliver to CARE Office at Plot 17, Mackinnon Road, Nakasero, Kampala

Deadline: Friday March 9th 2012

Bank of Uganda Vacancies/ BOU Vacancies

Job Title:
Bank of Uganda seeks to recruit suitably qualified, self-driven and result-oriented individuals to fill the following vacancies.
1. Risk and Compliance Department
a) Head, Operational Risk Division, (Assistant/Deputy Director) One Position
b) Head, Operational Risk Section, (Senior/Principal Banking Officer) One Position
2. Administrative Services Department
a) Head, Contracts Management Unit, (Senior Banking Officer I/II) One Position
3. Human Resource Department


Job Title: Administrative Assistant, (Administrative Assistant I/II) Six Positions
Detailed information on the jobs is available on the Bank of Uganda website http://www.bou.or.ug under careers in BoU, and the iRecruitment application.
Procedures for Applying
 All applications should be forwarded electronically using the iRecruitment application on the Bank of Uganda Website. A help menu to guide prospective candidates through the application procedure can be accessed by using hyperlink Bank of Uganda iRecruitment instructions.
 Candidates must indicate classes of their degree(s) in their application.
 Attachments to the applications MUST include scanned copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts, and a detailed curriculum vitae which should include name of three (3) professional referees and their contacts.
 The maximum size of attachment is 500kb but multiple documents of sizes smaller than 500kb can be attached.
Please note that:
 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews;
 The appointing authority reserves the right to appoint successful candidates to a higher or lower level than advertised, as deemed fit; and,
 Bank of Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.


How to Apply:
Detailed information on the jobs is available on the Bank of Uganda website http://www.bou.or.ug under careers in BoU, and the iRecruitment application.

Applications should reach not later than Monday March 12, 2012.

Jobs at ATC Marketing Uganda Limited- Account Director

Job Title: Account Director
Key Responsibilities;
• Develop a long term strategic relationship with assigned major accounts
• Secure strategic sales opportunities that drive profitable revenue growth
• Lead a virtual team by developing and executing an account level business plan, driving an executive level contact plan, and ensuring effective cross-functional communication

Qualification and Experience Specification:
The successful candidate must have:
• University degree and/or equivalent level of education
• A minimum eight years in sales or sales management with a proven track record of managing a significant revenue stream and developing with large enterprise
• A track record of success selling at the executive level
• Well developed presentation and problem solving to solve customer issues

How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile and would like to make a significant contribution to the telecommunications industry in Uganda, please send your applications in confidence to the address below. Send CV containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates


The People and Change Division
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
Communications House, 1 Colville Street
P.O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:2nd March 2012

Jobs at American Tower Corporation Uganda Limited

Job Title: Information Systems Analyst
Key Responsibilities:
• Provide system level support to multi- user hard and software tools and applications including installation, configuration, and the maintenance of ATC systems
• Carry out extensive analysis to ensure ICT systems are secure, optimized and available
• Design, plan, recommend or procure systems in order to ensure operating efficiency

The successful candidate must have:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
• Knowledge of procurement best practices
• Knowledge of abroad range of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications and equipment
• Knowledge of current technological developments and trends



How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile and would like to make a significant contribution to the telecommunications industry in Uganda, please send your applications in confidence to the address below. Send CV containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates


The People and Change Division
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
Communications House, 1 Colville Street
P.O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:2nd March 2012

ATC Marketing Uganda Limited Jobs

Job Title: Service Delivery Manager
Key Responsibilities:
• Manage the general maintenance activities for the service level management function
• Lead the service delivery team to ensure and efficient operations
• Realize value and assure high availability for all installed ATC infrastructure

Qualification and experience Specification
The successful candidate must have:
• Degree in Mechanical/ electrical/ telecommunications Engineering from a recognized institution
• Masters degree in Business Administration will be an added advantage
• 4 years experience in service level management activities
• 3 years experience in contractor management in telecommunications or related industry


How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile and would like to make a significant contribution to the telecommunications industry in Uganda, please send your applications in confidence to the address below. Send CV containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates


The People and Change Division
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
Communications House, 1 Colville Street
P.O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:2nd March 2012

Jobs at ATC Marketing Uganda Limited

Job Title: Head of Legal and Regulatory
Key Responsibilities
• Lead and manage the legal affairs of ATC Uganda
• Provide sound legal advice to senior management team on all matters of the corporation
• Ensure legal practice and regulatory compliance of the company’s business within the Ugandan framework

Qualification and experience specifications
The successful candidate must have:
• Good understanding of the Ugandan economy and an appreciation of the culture and environment associated with commercial legal matters in the telecommunication industry
• Demonstrable track record of performance, executive presence and decision making are a key
• Evidence of the ability to interact, relate to, work with and support the activities of a dynamic corporation’s highly qualified staff and board members is desirable


We are looking for a candidate who holds a good Juris Doctorate or equivalent Law Degree from a recognized University. The candidate must have at minimum of 8 years experience serving as a corporate, real estate and transactional attorney, prior experience working in UK, SA and USA based law firms, or legal education in the USA, SA or UK will be an added advantage

How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile and would like to make a significant contribution to the telecommunications industry in Uganda, please send your applications in confidence to the address below. Send CV containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic certificates


The People and Change Division
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
Communications House, 1 Colville Street
P.O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:2nd March 2012

Jobs at Refugee Law Project in Uganda- Community Outreach Officer

Job Title: Community Outreach Officer

Back Ground
The Peace Documentation Centre in Kitgum (KPDC), a collaboration between the Refugee
Law Project and the Kitgum Local Government are looking to fill a community outreach
position starting March 2012. The position is suitable for dynamic individuals with
experience working with communities and local governments, able to communicate across
cultures and is aware of the current trends in post-conflict reconstruction and peace
building.
Terms of Reference
I. Post Information
Post Title: Community Outreach Officer
Department: Research & Advocacy
Duration: One year renewable contract
Direct Supervision: Head of Office, Peace Documentation Centre, Kitgum
II. Job Description:
The Refugee Law Project through the Peace Documentation Centre in Kitgum is currently
running a number of peace building activities with communities across northern Uganda.
The activities are aimed at identifying, and where possible, addressing post-conflict concerns
of the communities. Through this position, the KPDC also intends to fill some element of
communities’ information gap as a way of bridging the gap between communities and
service providers. As such, the KPDC intends to embark on extensive work with the
communities.
The successful individual will be expected to maintain a consistent relationship with targeted
communities, liaise with community leaders, conduct presentations, sharing and participate
in community events with the aim of promoting the enhancing the goals of the KPDC.
III. Duties and Responsibilities
1. Spearhead and participate in community outreach events including sharing
information, making public presentations to various groups and providing feedback
2. Work with KPDC staff to design and review community outreach strategy and to
regularly provide recommendations to improve its effectiveness
3. Collaborate with RLP staff and members to develop community outreach plans
4. Engage local/community leaders, groups and organizations to build relationships
and gain support for the KPDCs goals
5. Document the implementation of all community outreach activities
6. Support RLP staff in the development of educational materials including factsheets,
posters, radio and tv ads, in appropriate languages, to increase awareness on peace
building
7. Assist the KPDC in monitoring and evaluating the impact of the community
outreach processes
8. Report on the progress of community outreach plans and make recommendations
for improving outcomes
IV. CONTACTS AND KEY RELATIONSHIPS
The Community Outreach Officer has to maintain very good relations with all the project
staff, as well as with staff of partner organizations. This will facilitate communication on
issues regarding quality of support services.
V. SUPERVISION AND AUTHORITY
The Community Outreach Officer is supervised by the Senior Research Advisor . S/he in
turn supervises the Office Assistant.
VI. WORKING CONDITIONS
The position is Kitgum based, with a lot of field travel. The average working week is 40
hours.
VII. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
• Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work or Community Psychology
• Previous experience in community outreach in peace building
• Strong communications skills, particularly in engaging diverse audiences
• Proven maturity and ability to work independently
• Excellent organizational skills
• Knowledge of basic computer skills
• Multi-lingual (English and Luo are a MUST)
• Team player, able to work with a wide range of stakeholders
• Successful candidate will be required to work late evenings and sometimes over
weekends

How to Apply:
interested candidates should submit a motivation letter and CV electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproject.org.
The position applied for must be indicated in the subject line of the email. copies of certificates should not be attarched and will be requested from short listed candidates only.

Attention: the Head of Operations & Programme Support
Refugee Law Project, School of Law, MUK
Plot No. 5 & 9 Perryman Gardens P.O Box 33903, Kampala

Deadline: 24th February 2012

Security Jobs at Refuge Law Project in Uganda

JOB TITLE: Security Guard
DEPARTMENT: Operations & Programme Support
SUPERVISOR: Administration & Human Resource Assistant
DUTY STATION: Kampala
I. JOB SUMMARY: To ensure safety of Refugee Law Project staff and property in the Kampala offices.
II. RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
• Receive and guide visitors, clients and stakeholders to the RLP Kampala office courteously
• Guard the RLP Kampala offices that have been assigned
• Protect the Kampala office from burglars and trespassers
• Ensure that fire equipment is in good working condition
• Watch out for any bad elements disturbing peace
• Look out for suspicious-looking items like unattended bags that could be a bomb
• Make use of the weapons provided to you responsibly (security guards are given night batons, sticks and
pepper spray)
• Respond and participate in emergency management
• Protect property and life of RLP Kampala staff
• Avoid behavior that could put the life of staff in jeopardy
• Promise to keep secret any information learnt about the RLP and its clients in the course of duty
• Record all security incidences
III. CONTACTS AND KEY RELATIONSHIPS
The Security Guard has to maintain very good relations with all the project staff, visitors and clients. This will
facilitate easier access to the Refugee Law Project offices.
IV. SUPERVISION AND AUTHORITY
The Administration & Human Resource Assistant supervises the Security Guard. S/he supervises no one.
V. WORKING CONDITIONS
The position is Kampala based, with no field travel. The average working week is 40 hours.
VI. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
• Ordinary Level Certificate
• Should be trained in using weapons
• Knowledge of at least one form of martial arts is an added advantage
• Should be tall and well built, they should exercise regularly
• Should have a good stamina, in case they have to chase a perpetrator
• Should be courageous as; the job involves a lot of risk
• Should be willing to work in different shifts
• Should have a calm demeanour and good people skills, as they have to interact with a lot of people
• Take the initiative and consistently provide practical solutions to urgent problems
• Prior working experience as security guard preferably in NGO, medium sized enterprises/public service
institution is an added advantage.
• Ability to comfortably work in a team
• A strong commitment to Non-discrimination is a core requirement
How to Apply:
interested candidates should submit a motivation letter and CV electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproject.org.
The position applied for must be indicated in the subject line of the email. copies of certificates should not be attarched and will be requested from short listed candidates only.

Attention: the Head of Operations & Programme Support
Refugee Law Project, School of Law, MUK
Plot No. 5 & 9 Perryman Gardens P.O Box 33903, Kampala

Deadline: 24th February 2012

Jobs at Refugee Law Project in Uganda- Community Interpreters

JOB TITLE: Community Interpreters
DEPARTMENT: Legal and Psycho-Social
SUPERVISOR: Intake Officer
DUTY STATION: Kampala
I. JOB SUMMARY: To provide optimal interpretation and translation support to the
Refugee Law Project to enable implementation of the project activities, and supporting
effective service delivery while ensuring good communication and co-ordination between
staff, clients and stakeholders.
II. RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
• Provide professional interpretation services to individual and group sessions for RLP
staff and partners
• Provide time-bound and accurate translation of brochures, documents, testimonies,
notices and adverts into the target languages
• Participate in the bi-monthly assessment visits to refugee settlements in Uganda
• Carry out research that is pertinent to interpretation services among refugee
communities for good practices
• Provide interpretation services to clients in courts of law and in health care facilities
• Provide interpretation services to clients at the police stations
• Participate in training community interpreters
• Supply subtitles for video documentaries
• Any other duties assigned
III. CONTACTS AND KEY RELATIONSHIPS
The Community Interpreter has to maintain very good relations with all the project staff,
visitors and clients. This will facilitate easier access to the Refugee Law Project offices.
IV. SUPERVISION AND AUTHORITY
The Intake Officer supervises the Community Interpreter. S/he supervises no one.
V. WORKING CONDITIONS
The position is Kampala based, with occasional field visits to settlement camps. The average
working week is 40 hours.
VI. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
• Bachelors Degree or Diploma in any relevant field
• Proficiency in English and any of the following languages; French, Swahili, Amharic,
Arabic, Somali, Kinyarwanda
• One-year experience working as a community interpreter
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure
• Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Word, Access, Excel, Power Point).
How to Apply:
interested candidates should submit a motivation letter and CV electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproject.org.
The position applied for must be indicated in the subject line of the email. copies of certificates should not be attarched and will be requested from short listed candidates only.

Attention: the Head of Operations & Programme Support
Refugee Law Project, School of Law, MUK
Plot No. 5 & 9 Perryman Gardens P.O Box 33903, Kampala

Deadline: 24th February 2012

Office Assistant Jobs at Refugee Law Project in Uganda

JOB TITLE: Office Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Operations and Programme Support
SUPERVISOR: Finance & Administration Officer
DUTY STATION: Kampala
I. JOB SUMMARY: To provide general office support and ensuring that the office is always clean and secure.
II. RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
The Office Assistant shall perform the following duties:
• Ensure that the office premises – inside and outside – are always kept clean
• Ensure that at the end of each working day, and during weekends, the premises are securely locked up
• Keep safe custody of all the keys to the offices and the entire premises, ensuring that not one key falls into
the hands of criminals
• Do photocopying for staff whenever requested and ensure that the photocopier is always in good running
condition
• Run errands – such as purchase of eats or drinks, or making tea or coffee for staff to minimise their moving
on and off from their work
• Ensure that RLP utensils are safe, clean, and in usable condition at all times
• Ensure that non-staff do not access kitchen areas without his or her permission
• Issue material to staff against materials requisitions from Heads of Department
• Maintain stock records indicating receipts and issues
• Ensure that all office facilities like machinery and other appliances are regularly serviced and are in proper
working order
• Receive visitors to the project and direct them to the relevant departments or officers in a cordial manner
• Register incoming and outgoing mail, filing of documents and correspondences
• Answer and make telephone calls, and take messages on behalf of the project and concerned staff
• Any other duties that may be assign to him or her from time to time
III. CONTACTS AND KEY RELATIONSHIPS
The Office Assistant has to maintain very good relations with all the project staff, visitors and clients. This will
facilitate easier access to the Refugee Law Project offices.
IV. SUPERVISION AND AUTHORITY
The Finance & Administration Officer supervises the Office Assistant. S/he supervises no one.
V. WORKING CONDITIONS
The position is Kampala based, with no travel. The average working week is 40 hours.
VI. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
• Minimum of Diploma in Secretarial studies or business studies
• Proficient in English
• Prior relevant working experience



How to Apply:
interested candidates should submit a motivation letter and CV electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproject.org.
The position applied for must be indicated in the subject line of the email. copies of certificates should not be attarched and will be requested from short listed candidates only.

Attention: the Head of Operations & Programme Support
Refugee Law Project, School of Law, MUK
Plot No. 5 & 9 Perryman Gardens P.O Box 33903, Kampala

Deadline: 24th February 2012

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