Jobs at Health Service Commission in Uganda

Job Title: Director Health Services (Clinical and Community Health Services – (1 Post)
Reference: HRM 72/173/01/HQ
Salary Scale: U1SE
Reports to: Director General of Health Services

Qualifications: • MBChB. or its equivalent from a recognized
University/Institution.
• Should have a Master of Medicine Degree in
any Clinical Discipline or Master’s Degree in
Public Health from a recognized University.

Experience Should have a working knowledge of Health
Services Management and Control, Policy or
Strategy formulation gained from at least fifteen
(15) years of working experience of which three
(3) should be at Assistant Commissioner level
and above.

Other requirements
Should have strong management,
communication, and interpersonal skills.
Duties and
Responsibilities:
• Ensures Directorate’s contribution to Policy
making.
• Monitors and evaluates performance of the
departments in the Directorate.
• Produces work plans in the Directorate.
• Provide Support Supervision to the
Commissioners within the Directorate.
• Ensures coordination with the relevant
stakeholders.


How to Apply:
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the vacant
posts as specified hereunder. The job descriptions, where not indicated, or
any other details, can be obtained from the Health Service Commission
offices located at Workers House, 3rd Floor (Northern Wing), Plot No. 1,
Pilkington Road. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3
(Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala, to be received not later than April 17th, 2012. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices,
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Mulago and Butabika National Referral
Hospitals, Regional Referral Hospitals and offices of Chief Administrative
Officers.

Hand written applications are also acceptable.
It is important to note that all services of the Health Service Commission and
the application forms are free of charge.
In regard to choices, an applicant may apply for a maximum of two (2)
relevant posts which must be filled in two separate sets of application forms
and by labeling the 1st choice as No.1 and the 2nd choice as No. 2.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as its reference
number and the name of the Institution where it is tenable.
Candidates have been given a choice to directly apply for posts tenable at
Mubende, Kabale and Moroto Regional Referral Hospitals. Candidates so
applying will be specifically shortlisted, interviewed and selected for those
posts. Details of the posts are provided in the relevant table.
For the rest of the Regional Referral Hospitals, an applicant should clearly
indicate two names of preferred Hospitals by stating the 1st choice as No. 1
and the 2nd choice as No.2. These Hospitals are; Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti,
Hoima, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Masaka, Jinja and Mbale,
Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through
their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to
avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective
Institution of the Applicant. Applications found to be in contravention of this
requirement will not be accepted.
Note that short listed candidates will be required to bring their original
certificates unlaminated. Candidates who will present forged certificates
shall be handed to the Police for appropriate action. Applicants must also
fulfill the following conditions:
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i Attach three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs and
copies of their academic and professional certificates and
testimonials.
ii Attach copies of the letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and
promotion in case of serving officers. This includes applicants from
non Public Health Service.
iii In case of Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Councils, such applicants must be so registered; and
therefore have to attach copies of certificates of registration.
Similarly, all candidates who are required by law to possess
practicing license must attach copies of valid practicing licenses.
iv State clearly their contact physical addresses and telephone
number (s) or the nearest contactable person on the application
forms.

Deadline:17th April 2012

Jobs at Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda- Finance Manager

Job Title: FINANCE MANAGER

INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF UGANDA FULL TIME
About this Job:

ICPAU is a professional accountancy body established by The Accountants Act, Cap 266. Its main functions are to regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda; and to prescribe or regulate the conduct of accountants in Uganda.

The Institute seeks to recruit dynamic, visionary, courteous, self motivated, energetic and committed professionals of high integrity who can bring expertise in their fields.

The ideal candidates should:

• Have a good command of the English language (both spoken and written).

• Have excellent communication and computer skills.

• Have strong leadership and interpersonal skills; and resourceful team builders/players.

• Have analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Be creative, innovative and sensitive to quality

FINANCE MANAGER (1 vacancy) – Ref: F01/03/12 Reports to: Secretary/CEO

Major Responsibilities:

• To head the finance department, and implement financial and management information procedures.

• To provide administrative services to the Committees of Council.

• To prepare budgets and other plans.

• To oversee the preparation of financial statements and reports, and analyse financial information of the Institute.

• To oversee the investment of the Institute’s funds, and the procurement of goods and services.

• To ensure that each department is adequately resourced.

To oversee the Institute’s management information systems and formulate ICT projects and strategies

• for the-institute.

• To supervise line staff.


Requirement:

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

A qualified accountant. A degree is an advantage.
At least 7 years working experience in financial management/reporting.
Good computer skills.
Should possess negotiation, decision making and training skills.


How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should write to the address below describing how they qualify for the position by MONDAY, 16 APRIL 2012, quoting the Job Reference Number provided. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Your application should include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least two from previous employers, and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents in a sealed envelope quoting the job reference number on the envelope to the address below:

Secretary, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, 42 Bukoto Street, Kololo, P. 0. Box 12464, Kampala, Uganda,

Deadline: 16th April 2012

Technical Officer Job at Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda

Job Title: TECHNICAL OFFICER (2)

INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF UGANDA FULL TIME
About this Job:

ICPAU is a professional accountancy body established by The Accountants Act, Cap 266. Its main functions are to regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda; and to prescribe or regulate the conduct of accountants in Uganda.

The Institute seeks to recruit dynamic, visionary, courteous, self motivated, energetic and committed professionals of high integrity who can bring expertise in their fields.

The ideal candidates should:

• Have a good command of the English language (both spoken and written).

• Have excellent communication and computer skills.

• Have strong leadership and interpersonal skills; and resourceful team builders/players.

• Have analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Be creative, innovative and sensitive to quality

TECHNICAL OFFICER (2 vacancies) – Ref: T03/03/12

Reports to: Senior Technical Officer

Major Responsibilities:

• To handle technical issues related to the Accountancy Profession.

• To participate in the audit quality review programme of the Institute.

• To assist in the execution of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme.

• To prepare materials for publication.

• To build relationships with the Institute’s stakeholders.

• To participate in conducting research in accountancy and related areas.

• To participate in the running of the Institute’s events and functions.

• To perform other administrative duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirement:

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

A qualified Accountant. A degree is an added advantage.
At least 3 years’ experience in auditing.
Should possess auditing, accounting, and good report writing skills.



How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should write to the address below describing how they qualify for the position by MONDAY, 16 APRIL 2012, quoting the Job Reference Number provided. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Your application should include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least two from previous employers, and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents in a sealed envelope quoting the job reference number on the envelope to the address below: Secretary, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, 42 Bukoto Street, Kololo, P. 0. Box 12464, Kampala, Uganda,


Deadline: 16th April 2012

Jobs at Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda Jobs

Job Title: EXAMINATIONS OFFICER

About this Job:

ICPAU is a professional accountancy body established by The Accountants Act, Cap 266. Its main functions are to regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda; and to prescribe or regulate the conduct of accountants in Uganda.

The Institute seeks to recruit dynamic, visionary, courteous, self motivated, energetic and committed professionals of high integrity who can bring expertise in their fields.

The ideal candidates should:

• Have a good command of the English language (both spoken and written).

• Have excellent communication and computer skills.

• Have strong leadership and interpersonal skills; and resourceful team builders/players.

• Have analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Be creative, innovative and sensitive to quality

EXAMINATIONS OFFICER (1 vacancy) - Ref: E03/03/12

Reports to: Senior Examinations Officer

Major Responsibilities:

• To handle registration of students.

To handle examinations administration.

• To maintain students’ records and database.

• To assist in designing and reviewing the examinations’ syllabuses.

• To assist in the marketing of the Institute’s courses.

• To assist in the management of the Institute’s Library.

• To participate in the production of the Institute’s training materials.

• To build and manage relationships with the Institute’s stakeholders.
Requirement:

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

A qualified Accountant. A degree is an added advantage.
At least 3 years’ experience in education, handling examinations, auditing or accounting.
Should possess teaching/training, and financial management and reporting skills.


How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should write to the address below describing how they qualify for the position by MONDAY, 16 APRIL 2012, quoting the Job Reference Number provided. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Your application should include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least two from previous employers, and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents in a sealed envelope quoting the job reference number on the envelope to the address below: Secretary, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, 42 Bukoto Street, Kololo, P. 0. Box 12464, Kampala, Uganda,

Deadline: 16th April 2012

Jobs at Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda

Job Title: RELATIONS OFFICER

About this Job:

ICPAU is a professional accountancy body established by The Accountants Act, Cap 266. Its main functions are to regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda; and to prescribe or regulate the conduct of accountants in Uganda.

The Institute seeks to recruit dynamic, visionary, courteous, self motivated, energetic and committed professionals of high integrity who can bring expertise in their fields.

The ideal candidates should:

• Have a good command of the English language (both spoken and written).

• Have excellent communication and computer skills.

• Have strong leadership and interpersonal skills; and resourceful team builders/players.

• Have analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Be creative, innovative and sensitive to quality

RELATIONS OFFICER (1 vacancy) - Ref: GR03/03/12

Reports to: Senior Relations Officer Major Responsibilities:

• To assist in the promotion the Institute’s image.

• To participate in the enrolment drives for students and members.

• To assist in the production of promotional materials for the Institute.

• To assist in the promotion and creation of partnerships for the Institute and the profession.

• To assist in the promotion of the Institute’s programmes and activities

• To assist in promoting the use of ICT in reaching the Institute’s stakeholders.

• To assist in the coordination and organisation of meetings.

• To participate in the preparation of the Institute’s plans.
Requirement:

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

A degree in marketing, public relations, mass communication, education, social sciences or business related degree. A post graduate qualification is an added advantage.
At least 2 years of relevant working experience.
Should possess good negotiation and computer skills.


How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should write to the address below describing how they qualify for the position by MONDAY, 16 APRIL 2012, quoting the Job Reference Number provided. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Your application should include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least two from previous employers, and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents in a sealed envelope quoting the job reference number on the envelope to the address below: Secretary, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, 42 Bukoto Street, Kololo, P. 0. Box 12464, Kampala, Uganda,

Deadline: 16th April 2012

Jobs at Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)- Service Provider

Job Title: Service Provider (4 Posts)

Reproductive health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services

Duration:

Job Description:
Reports to: Service Provider In-Charge

Job Role:
Provide Integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services to all clients according to Ministry of Health (MOH) and RHU guidelines

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Inform, educate, communicate and motivate clients to make informed Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) choices, especially in the area of family planning and HIV/AIDS

2. Provide integrated SRH services to clients at all delivery points as per RHU’s SRH service package

3. Provide maternity services at RHU’s static clinic facility

4. Refer clients where necessary, to defined referral point(s)

5. Collect and maintain complete and accurate records of clients according to RHU/MOH service statistics manual

6. Analyze and utilize data to improve services at health facility

7. Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Preferred Skills:
Knowledge, skills and temperament:
Thorough knowledge and skills in providing integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services including delivery of permanent methods of contraception Demonstrated ability to handle youth sexuality and reproductive issues; ability to write and submit reports within set deadlines; and ability to work effectively under pressure. Proven knowledge and experience in providing MCH and other aspects of reproductive health including conducting deliveries, ANC, etc. Ability to manage common tropical illnesses. Training skills and ability to generate and maintain accurate records

Training and experience:
Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing or Registered Nurse/Midwife. Three years experience in providing integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services. Individuals with previous NGO experience and offering maternity services will have added advantage.

How to apply:
Submit by post or hand-deliver a letter of application with certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees (including day time telephone numbers) to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746, Kampala Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

NB: Female applicants are encouraged to apply

Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) Jobs

Job Title: Service Provider In-Charge

Reproductive health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services


Duration:

Job Description:
Reports to: Medical Coordinator

Job Role:
Manage and provide Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) services at RHU outlets in accordance with M.O.H and international guidelines. SRH services include counseling and providing of long and short term methods of family planning, diagnosis of simple related conditions, such as STIs, malaria, UTI/RTI, screening for cancer of the cervix, management of infertility, HIV counseling and testing, etc. These services are offered at the static clinic as well as in the community, through outreach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Initiate and develop programme activities that address branch SRH needs in a gender and youth focused manner.

2. Manage clinic, outreach and community SRH service delivery units so as to attain and maintain national quality standards

3. Co-ordinate and monitor programme and project implementation at the RHU branch to ensure attainment of planned results.

4. Provide clinical SRH services to clients at all delivery units as per RHU’s SRH package.

5. Provide technical training, guidance and mentoring to staff and community agents to improve and standardize their performance

6. Develop and maintain networks with partner organizations at district level for purposes of resource sharing and cost saving

7. Coordinate Volunteer Members’ activities in the branch

8. Maintain valid and up to date documentation regarding RHU branch activities, including the preparation of timely, accurate and complete programme and financial reports

9. Advocate for inclusion of RHU activities into district work plans, and advocate for access to District health resources

10. Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Preferred Skills:
Knowledge, skills and temperament:
Thorough knowledge as well as skill in providing integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services. Skill in offering related training, quality of care assessment, supervision, excellent report writing and feedback. Demonstrated effective leadership, administration and motivation skills, organizational ability and capacity to multi-task and deliver accurate and complete results in an efficient and timely manner. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision or under pressure, and willingness to coach, guide, and build task oriented teams.

Training and experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Comprehensive Nursing from an accredited institution and five years of relevant experience in Reproductive Health Service Delivery, including long term family planning, as well as proven training and experience in project management. Individuals with previous NGO experience will have added advantage.

How to apply:
Submit by post or hand-deliver a letter of application with certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees (including day time telephone numbers) to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746, Kampala Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

NB: Female applicants are encouraged to apply

Deadline: 6th April 2012

Jobs at Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job Title:Communication and Public Relations
Reproductive health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services
Posted On:



Duration:

Job Description:

Reproductive health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue specific advocacy and strategic partnerships. It is a volunteer owned and led organization, with the volunteer body having a distinct role to play in governance, but not in actual project management and implementation. RHU seeks to recruit highly skilled, experienced and motivated persons.

Reports to: Executive Director

Job Role:
Initiate/review and implement Communication and Public Relations strategies and activities that enhance RHU institutional visibility, image and increased access to reproductive health & rights services Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Plan, develop and implement PR strategies that enhance utilization of sexual and reproductive health services, and portray a positive image of the organization.

2. Raise staff, government & service organizations awareness on sexual reproductive health and reproductive rights issues for purposes of according them priority in planning and resource allocation.

3. Provide support to officers and staff to document, report, and share RHU and partner best practices: writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports; preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes;

4. Undertake operations research regarding Sexual Reproductive Health and reproductive rights issues

5. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of RHU Advocacy, IEC and Public Relations strategies and related activities.

6. Document and share information regarding RHU activities & salient events in the print and electronic media

7. Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
Preferred Skills:
Knowledge, skills and temperament:
Thorough knowledge and skill in communication and advocacy of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, skill in creative writing, documenting and disseminating SRHR information, audience analysis and segmentation. Extrovert with ability to influence, lobby and communicate timely. Excellent report writing, facilitation and mentoring skills.

Training and Experience:
A Masters degree in communication studies, literature in English or linguistics, or journalism. Individuals with previous media experience will have an added advantage.

Certificate in Advocacy, Behavioral Change Communication (BCC), or Information Education and Communication (IEC). Minimum of five (5) years working experience, three (3) of which must have been served at Senior Management level, preferably in a reputable Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). Proof of work related results achieved.

Age: 24 – 35 years

How to apply:
Submit by post or hand-deliver a letter of application with certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees (including day time telephone numbers) to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746, Kampala Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Deadline: 6th April 2012

Internal Audit Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission in Uganda

Job Title: INTERNAL AUDIT

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is the regulator of the communications sector in Uganda. It was established by the Uganda Communications Act (Cap 106 Laws of Uganda). UCC is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions in her directorates:

Specialist for Information Systems Audit

Reports to: Director Internal Audit

Job Role: This is a new position created to review the adequacy and effectiveness of Information Technology (IT) internal controls and continued development of internal hardware and software tools utilised throughout the Commission.

Key Result Areas:

Plan and perform reviews of IT general and application controls. This includes supporting integrated audits and system development and implementation reviews;
Contribute to the audit planning process, and assist in the development of audit objectives and detailed test procedures that effectively address key controls and risks;
Provide IT technical audit services and consulting relative to IT internal control practices for PC-Client, Web, and legacy applications in distributed networks and multi-platform environments (mainframe and server-based operating systems, database management, and data and telecommunications network technologies);
Conduct special IT project audits as required, develop work papers that address the objectives of the audit programme and support the conclusions reached during testing;
Adhere to the IIA Standards and IAS Guidelines for Work Paper documentation;
Assess business systems/processes to identify key control points and risks;
Draft audit conclusions, discuss potential issues with clients, and prepare and deliver other summary communication documents as required, and;
Contribute to the development of the assigned practice area by participating in risk assessment activities, creation of audit tools, establishing client relationships, and identifying and sharing relevant information.

Qualifications, knowledge and experience

The candidate must possess the following:

A Bachelors Degree in IT-related field or Business Computing from a recognised university;
Certification in any of the following is a must: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA);
Three (3) years of professional auditing or comparable experience within a large, complex organisation, two (2) of which should be in auditing IT Systems;
Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in applying the principles and practices of internal auditing in accounting, financial, and operational environments including auditing business functions and Information technology Systems and soft wares such as ACL, Teammate, etc;
Demonstrated knowledge of IT internal controls and security practices;
Demonstrated ability to understand and document business processes and related internal controls in narrative and/or flowchart formats;
Thorough knowledge of COSO, AICPA, COBIT, Sarbanes-Oxley, and SAS70 standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the assigned area of responsibility;
Demonstrated skills in the identification and resolution of business problems within a team setting; and
High integrity, confidentiality and ability to work well under pressure.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit applications indicating their telephone and e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:

Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.

Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.

Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on April 5, 2012 to:

The Director for Human Resources and Administration

Uganda Communications Commission

2nd Floor, UCC House

Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi

P. O. Box 7376,

KAMPALA

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Deadline:April 5th 2012

Uganda Communications Commission Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Manager for Technical Monitoring

Job Description


The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is the regulator of the communications sector in Uganda. It was established by the Uganda Communications Act (Cap 106 Laws of Uganda). UCC is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions in her directorates:

RURAL COMMUNICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT FUND (RCDF)

Reports to: Director for RCDF

Job Role: This is a vacant position where the job holder will monitor RCDF projects and develop procedures for implementation of the RCDF projects in line with departmental mission.

Key Result Areas:

Carry out technical audit of projects’ hardware, software and content to ascertain their compliance with the defined technical specifications in accordance to departmental mission;
Develop technical specifications for RCDF projects in accordance to departmental mission;
Carry out monitoring of the quality of service in accordance with defined standards;
Develop and implement a framework for technical monitoring of RCDF projects in accordance to departmental mission;
Identify technologies that can be harnessed to improve rural communications in accordance to departmental mission;
Carry out Fund impact assessment activities as necessary in accordance to departmental mission; and
Prepare technical reports in line with the unit’s reporting requirements.

Qualifications, knowledge and experience

The candidate must possess the following:

Masters Degree in Telecommunications Engineering or a related field. A Bachelors Degree in a field related to Computer or Telecommunications Engineering;
Additional qualification in Project Management and impact assessment techniques is an added advantage;
At least five (5) years experience in a similar position, three (3) of which should have been with rural ICT projects, and;
Good problem solving skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills plus capacity to work as a team.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit applications indicating their telephone and e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:

Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.

Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.

Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on April 5, 2012 to:

The Director for Human Resources and Administration

Uganda Communications Commission

2nd Floor, UCC House

Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi

P. O. Box 7376,

KAMPALA

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Deadline: 5th April 2012

Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission

Job Title: Manager of Network and Information Systems

Uganda Communications Commission

Job Description

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is the regulator of the communications sector in Uganda. It was established by the Uganda Communications Act (Cap 106 Laws of Uganda). UCC is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions in her directorates:

Post: Manager of Network and Information Systems

Reports to: Director for Competition and Corporate Affairs
Job role: The job holder will be responsible for all aspects of the organisation’s information systems and network administration including integration and implementation of ICTs within the Commission.

Key Result Areas:

Design, develop and monitor UCC Local Area Network (LAN) hardware and software infrastructure;
Formulate and monitor the performance of UCC IT policies in line with IT best practice;
Formulate, review, and monitor the UCC Business Continuity Plan in line with IT industry best practices; scheduling upgrades and security backups of hardware and software systems;
Develop a strategy for and oversee the design and implementation of major information systems initiatives. Review, appraise and recommend appropriate information Systems to support the functions of the Commission;
Plan and coordinate the training of users and promote usage of information systems to enhance efficiency of operations;
Perform needs assessment for new systems and modifications to existing systems including conducting ongoing reviews with users and providing responses to requirement requests;
Develop user applications using appropriate tools, including but not limited to: Microsoft Access, VBA, Visio, Crystal Reports, and Using Microsoft.NET Framework tools such as MS SQL Server, C#, ASP.NET;
Plan and coordinate the training of users and promote usage of information systems to enhance efficiency of operations; Prepare technical and user documentation, as well as the production of training materials. providing users with appropriate support and advice;
Develop, design and maintain a purpose driven website that provides relevant and timely information to all stakeholders in line with corporate objectives; and
Guarantee the smooth running of all ICT systems, and the safety and security of data from internal and external attack by providing secure access to the network for remote users.

Qualifications, knowledge and experience

The candidate must possess the following:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology/Information Systems or equivalent;
Masters degree in Computing, Information Systems or in the relevant fields;
Microsoft Certified Professional;
Five (5) years hands-on experience as a network/systems administrator in a busy organisation;
Microsoft Windows and Unix-based operating systems;
Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Photoshop, Macromedia Dream weaver, Joomla, Web design; Web hosting, Lotus Notes/Domino; MS Windows 2003 Server; Cascaded Style Sheets(CSS); Snort; Linux; and CMS;
A deep understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC);
Hands-on experience in developing and administering database driven applications using C# and the .NET Framework;
Good knowledge of MS Office 2007 and beyond is required; and
Working knowledge of SharePoint server will be an added advantage.


How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit applications indicating their telephone and e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:

Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.

Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.

Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on April 5, 2012 to:

The Director for Human Resources and Administration

Uganda Communications Commission

2nd Floor, UCC House

Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi

P. O. Box 7376,

KAMPALA

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

NB: UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment

Deadline:4th April 2012

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