Jobs at Uganda Christian University- Standard Supervisor

Job title: Standard Supervisor

Reports to: The Head of Department, Mass Communication

Scale: CU7

Duration: 3 years

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.

This job requires a mature Christian leader with a thorough knowledge and experience of reporting, designing and editing. Qualifications

1. Bachelors’ degree in Journalism/Mass Communication (at least second class upper) from a reputable university with at least three years of print newsroom experience.

B. Key Competencies

i) Ability to lead an editorial team, and to coach and mentor budding journalists.

ii) A good understanding of the relevant regulatory framework for the newspaper’s operation.

iii) Sound news judgement

iv) Ability to use editing software, including Quark Xpress and Indesign.

v) Demonstrably excellent writing skills.

vi) A “nose” for news.

vii) Ability to set targets and enforce and observe deadlines.

viii) Ability to strategise for the overall growth and viability of the paper.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Submit a copy of your application which should include a letter clearly demonstrating suitability for the job; updated curriculum vitae; copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts; samples of writing and photographs and the names and contacts of three referees to:
To:

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
P. O. Box. 4, Mukono
Uganda
Web: www.ucu.ac.ug/ucunew/en/ucu-jobs
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ug

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 30th March 2012

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Jobs at Uganda Christian University- Lecturer, Social Work

Job Title: Lecturer- Social Work (3 positions)

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

Teaching normal workload of between 18 to 21 hours per semester.
Prepare course outlines for all courses taught according to the University format.
Prepare assessment tools and marking guides accordingly.
Teaching and assessment of students in accordance with the University’s curriculum.
Expected to be present for all lectures.
Maintenance of regular office hours for attending to students’ questions.
Participation in regular academic and administrative meetings.
To chair and participate on ad-hoc or volunteer committees from time to time.
Supervising students on placements – internships, research papers and projects.
Advising students on academic issues.
Should be willing to uphold the University’s instruments of Christian identity.
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
Uganda

Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ug

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 30th March 2012

Jobs at Uganda Christian University- Senior Lecturer Social Work

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

Participate in department/faculty decision making.
Contribute effectively to the design and planning of programmes including preparation of course documentation as required.
Effectively oversee the progress, examination and assessment of the students as designated by the Head of Department.
Promote the work of the department and participate in the selection and induction of students.
Assist in the curriculum development of the Department’s academic programmes.
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.
Use teaching and learning strategies, which encourage student involvement and advance their independent learning.
Participate in work –related training and staff development.
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
Web: www.ucu.ac.ug/ucunew/en/ucu-jobs/
Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ug

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 30th March 2012

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Jobs at Uganda Christian University- Senior Lecturer

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:

Policy analysis,
Governance and development,
Development planning, monitoring and evaluation,
The private sector and development,
Development economics,
Development Management,
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

Teaching normal workload of between 18 to 21 hours per semester.
Prepare course outlines for all courses taught according to the University format.
Prepare assessment tools and marking guides accordingly.
Teaching and assessment of students in accordance with the University’s curriculum.
Expected to be present for all lectures.
Maintenance of regular office hours for attending to students’ questions.
Participation in regular academic and administrative meetings.
To chair and participate on ad-hoc or volunteer committees from time to time.
Supervising students on placements – internships, research papers and projects.
Advising students on academic issues.
Should be willing to uphold the University’s instruments of Christian identity.
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.ug

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 30th March 2012

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Senior Lecturer Jobs at Uganda Christian University

Job Title: Senior Lecturer – Counselling Psychology

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

Teaching normal workload of between 18 to 21 hours per semester.
Prepare course outlines for all courses taught according to the University format.
Prepare assessment tools and marking guides accordingly.
Teaching and assessment of students in accordance with the University’s curriculum.
Expected to be present for all lectures.
Maintenance of regular office hours for attending to students’ questions.
Participation in regular academic and administrative meetings.
To chair and participate on ad-hoc or volunteer committees from time to time.
Supervising students on placements – internships, research papers and projects.
Advising students on academic issues.
Should be willing to uphold the University’s instruments of Christian identity.
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.ug

Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 30th March 2012

Human Resource Jobs at Rwenzori Bottling Company in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Administrator
The ideal candidate should be able to:
• Receive applications and ensure proper handling for onward processing
• Ensure timely communication to short listed candidates
• Receive all new recruits and conduct the administrative process of induction training

Qualification and Experience:
• Minimum Degree in human Resource Management, Industrial Psychology, Social Sciences with a major in Human Resource and business Administration
• Post graduate diploma in Human Resource is added advantage

Business related Knowledge and Skills:
• Human resource partnering
• Ability to work under strict deadlines
• Self motivated
• Good planning and organization skills

Competency Requirements:
• Recruitment and selection
• Industrial relations
• Application of labour laws

Candidates who meet the above criteria and have what it take to excel in the above position, should submit their applications to the address below not later than 23rd march 2012

Human Resource Manager,
Rwenzori bottling Company Ltd, p.O Box 26543, Kampala

Deadline: 23rd March 2012

Jobs at New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd Uganda

Job Title: Chief Internal Auditor
Reports to: Functionally to The Board (through the Board Audit Committee) and administratively to the CEO

Job Purpose:
The CIA oversees independent, objective assurance and consulting internal audit activities and strategic and operational risk management reviews designed to improve business operations, promote good corporate governance, enhance profitability and ensure continuity

Key Result Areas:
• Direct and oversee the development of the annual audit plan in order to ensure adequate coverage of strategic and operational business risks
• Provide direction too the internal Audit team to ensure adequate coverage against the plan, to ensure efficient and effective utilization of department resources
• Direct the overall performance of Audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, and reviewing and analyzing evidence to generate audit reports that add value to business operations

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
• Bachelors degree from an accredited university
• Certificate as CIA, ACCA, CPA
• 5 years full time experience in auditing, accounting, business analysis, or programme evaluation
• Knowledge of computerized accounting and auditing is essential

How to Apply:
If you are interested in the above job, address your application to:

Chief Human Resource Officer, The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. P.O Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 11th April 2012

Jobs at Tetra Tech ARD in Uganda- Governance Professionals

Job Title: Local Governance Professionals, Uganda
Closing Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified senior level governance professionals for an anticipated USAID funded governance program.

Qualifications:

--Master's Degree or higher; --At least 7 years professional experience with expertise in at least one of the following areas:-- National level advocacy for legal, policy or regulatory reform; --Experience with national level accountability groups of Uganda; --Experience with fiscal management practices and reform of local governments; --Experience with audit and procurement processes at local government level; --Monitoring and Evaluation , both qualitative and quantitative; --Evidence based research methodologies; --Experience in managing all aspects of Grants Program, preferably on USAID funded Grants Under Contract; --English fluency required; --Prior extensive project implementation and management experience is strongly preferred. --National candidates are encouraged to apply.
How to apply:

To Apply: Please email full, current CV in reverse chronological format to Cathy.Iraheta@tetratech.com, or fax to C. Iraheta at 802-658-4247. Please refer to job code "LG Uganda" in the subject line. Only candidates meeting the qualifications detailed above will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

For our records, please also indicate where you saw this job posting.

Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations in the U.S and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD, is proud to be an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employ

National Economist Jobs at UNDP in Uganda

Job Title: NATIONAL ECONOMIST - UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY (RE- ADVERTISED)
Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 30-Mar-12
Type of Contract : FTA Local
Post Level : NO-C
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-May-2012
Duration of Initial Contract : 1 Year
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Background
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Senior Economist, the National Economist advises Senior Management on economic development policies and trends, as well as on relevant linkages between these and UNDP’s country programme in Uganda.

In addition, the National Economist works with national counterparts, including government of Uganda, to identify evidence-based policy options that promote inclusive growth, sustainable human development and the attainment of the MDGs, thus enhancing the policy impact of UNDP’s country programme. The national economist also advocates for the core principles underlying UNDP’s corporate mandate, and represents the organization in relevant policy and development forums.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

Advice and support to UNDP’s management team and country programme in Uganda on economic and development issues.
Advice to Government counterparts and facilitation of knowledge building on economic and development issues.
Creation of strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilization.
Advocacy and promotion of UNDP’s mandate and mission.

Provides advice and support to UNDP management, programmes and projects focusing on achieving the following results:

Compilation, analysis and interpretation of economic and statistical data; thorough research of economic and development issues in the country; and preparation of high quality analysis and reports.
Provision of high quality analysis and substantive inputs to CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP and other strategic documents of the UN.
Support to the implementation of UNDP’s country programme in Uganda, providing advice on how to ensure alignment of UNDP’s country programme with national policies and priorities, and contributing to the management of UNDP’s programme in the area of strategic policy and economics.
Contribution to sub-regional, regional and inter-agency initiatives related to economic and development issues.
Representation of UNDP in relevant working groups and taskforces.

Provides policy advice and options to national counterparts, including government, and facilitates knowledge building and management focusing on achieving the following results:

Assessment of the country’s economic development policies and their impact on poverty reduction, growth, environmental sustainability, equity and human development.
Provision of policy options that promote broad-based socioeconomic development; based on a sound, evidence-based understanding of these issues.
Contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice through the identification of best practices and lessons learned.
Training and capacity building support for UNDP staff and Government officials, public institutions on economic issues.

Promotes the establishment of strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilization, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Development of partnerships with other UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society, academia and research institutions based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities.
Analysis and research of information on donor practices and performance, including the preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation.
Production of periodic updates and briefs on country development situation to be used by stakeholders, CO and HQ.
Undertaking of selected studies/research on emerging development concerns that feed into government/development partners processes.
Representation of UNDP in relevant working groups and taskforces.

Advocacy and promotion of awareness of UNDP’s mandate and mission, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Public and policy advocacy for the Millennium Development Goals, pro-poor and equitable economic growth, as well as sustainable human development, through the active participation in relevant forums, conferences and trainings.
Support to the monitoring progress of the Millennium Development Goals in Uganda, and the formulation of strategies that contribute to the achievement of these goals.
Management of events and publications on economic issues.

Impact of Results:

The key results for this post, as outlined in the previous section, will strengthen UNDP’s contributions to national policy dialogue and enhance the policy impact of UNDP’s programmes and projects in Uganda. In particular, these key results will have an impact on the design of programmes, and the creation of strategic partnerships, whilst also contributing to the achievement of resource mobilization targets. The post will also increase the visibility of UNDP in current policy debates on economic development.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional Competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning

Shares knowledge and experience and contributes to UNDP Practice Areas and actively works towards continuing personal learning and development.
Ability to provide top quality policy advice services on economic issues.
In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting
Capacity to adapt policies, approaches and models to meet emerging needs
Ability to lead formulation and evaluation of development programmes and projects
Ability to apply economic theory to the specific country context, carry out high-quality economic research.

Management and Leadership:

Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback
Encourages risk-taking in the pursuit of creativity and innovation
Leads teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors.




Required Skills and Experience
Education:

Master’s Degree in Economics. A PhD in economics or related fields would be an asset.

Experience:

Five (5) years of relevant work experience at the national or international level.
Extensive experience in research and policy-related analysis.
Demonstrated experience of working in development and aid environments with government agencies, national researchers and development partners.
Experience in the design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
Publications and active participation in international conferences on development issues would be an asset.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, including advanced software programmes for statistical analysis of data.

Language:

Fluency in written and spoken English.
Excellent written and presentation skills.
Knowledge UN and national language of the duty station is an asset.



UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=28854

Deadline: 30th March 2012

Communication Officer Jobs at World Vision Uganda

Job Title: Communication Officer
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 40 districts of Uganda.


Duration:

Job Description:
Reports to : Communication & Public Relations Manager

Purpose of the position: Provide communications support to World Vision Uganda internal and external stakeholders both internal and external to enhance marketing of World Vision Uganda projects as well as providing in-county publicity.

Key Result Areas
• Increase awareness of WV Ministry (write news stories, feature articles and staff news, photographs, annual reports, brochures, calendars, press conferences, e.t.c on World Vision Uganda and its activities for dissemination in the local and international media.

• Market WVU as a Christian organization and routinely provide information about WVU activities to support offices, the partnership, Government, other Civil Society Organizations and the public at large through magazines, leaflets, websites, direct mail appeal and international media for sponsor recruitment.

• Promote WVU advocacy work by producing communication materials/resources such as fact sheets and special reports that promote the welfare of disadvantaged children, families and communities.

• Provide technical communication support to other World Vision Uganda divisions, departments and projects in the production of publications in line with WV Communication Policy.

• Perform public relations function such as issuing press releases, organizing media coverage, briefing media, correcting wrong perceptions by providing information on WVU and its ministry to local and foreign individuals and organizations seeking it.

• Handle media relations role to enhance the working relationship between WVU and media in coverage for strategic positioning of WVU
Preferred Skills:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• A degree in Mass Communication/Journalism/Public Relations.

• Two years’ experience in a busy NGO preferably with a child sponsorship program.

• Knowledge of relevant computer/publishing programs.

• Energetic, smart and creative worker.

• Cultural sensitivity to represent World Vision Uganda in local and international contexts.

• Commitment to the Vision and Mission of World Vision.


How to Apply:
How to apply:
Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject line when applying by email.


Deadline: 23rd March 2012

Jobs at World Vision Uganda- Advocacy Officer

Job Title:Child Protection & Advocacy Officer
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 40 districts of Uganda.


Duration:

Job Description:

Reports to : Regional Advocacy Learning Centre Advisor & Global Centre (GC) Child Protection & Advocacy (CPA) Specialist

Key Result Areas

Staff, Community and Partners’ capacity development in CPA

• Support the staff and partners capacity in the documentation process, knowledge generation, sharing; and reports development for effective implementation of CPA in the respective Area Development Programmes (ADPs) as specified in the project document

• Contribute to organizational cultural change and sharing knowledge that is related to CPA.



Knowledge Management

• Design, implement and oversee systems, standards, protocols, processes and tools that will capture both the process, knowledge, practice, implications and learning from the CPA Project.

• Coordinate Documentation, Research and Analysis that will provide opportunities for shared learning, and evidence for policy influencing.

• Promote knowledge generation and sharing through capturing the best and promising organizational practices/ experiences and facilitate exchange of information internally and across the National Offices.

• Promote the sharing of experiences across different divisions/projects/ units and World Vision partnership on innovative approaches in knowledge sharing, including preparation of case studies, symposiums, workshops, conferences, informal working groups etc related to CPA and other local level advocacy approaches.

• Collect data periodically and input it into the CPA data base for utilization by staff and partners

• Develop monitor and evaluate the knowledge sharing program including external benchmarking on CPA

• Explore and establish relationships with external providers of information, tools, approaches and knowledge on Child Protection and Advocacy, for example academic and/or Research Institutions



Coordination of CPA Training Programmes:

• Coordinate CPA training workshops and capacity building support for the two NOs

• Coordinate the development and sharing of the necessary resource materials and modules to support CPA programming

• Coordinate and support documentation and sharing of lessons, processes and practice as well as defining promising standards for Child Protection and Advocacy through the Advocacy Learning Center

• Coordinate production of reports and other supporting resource materials for use by National Officess in the East Africa Region.



Partnership and Network Building

• Engage in strategic inter-agency collaboration, partnership and network building with government institutions and other CSOs that support the wellbeing of vulnerable children
Preferred Skills:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies , Adult and Community Education and or relevant field

• 3 years relevant work experience

• Skills and experience in documentation and data collection

• Experience in administrative work

• Experience in developing Information Education Communication (IEC) Materials

• Experience in establishing effective partnerships within and outside the organization


How to apply:
Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject line when applying by email.

For the attention of the People & Culture Manager

Deadline:Friday, 23 March 2012

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