Jobs at Samaritan's Purse in Uganda

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 Malaria Consortium in Uganda- Project Epidemiologist

Job Title: Project Epidemiologist, Beyond Garki, Kampala
Closing Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

Malaria Consortium is keen to contribute to efforts towards malaria elimination in areas with high transmission potential. The Beyond Garki Project was developed to monitor changes in malaria epidemiology in relation to multiple interventions in selected African countries with high malaria endemicity and assessment of the necessary conditions to reduce transmission below the critical level.

The purpose of the job is to provide technical assistance to the Beyond Garki Project, especially in study design, selection and set up of field sites, training of staff, coordination and supervision of activities in all project sites, liaison with partners and collaborators, data management and analysis, and developing scientific reports.

The successful candidate will have: Essential

A post-graduate degree in epidemiology.
Research experience in and advanced knowledge of malaria epidemiology.
Field experience in communicable disease prevention and control in a Sub-Saharan African country.
Advanced knowledge of statistical and data management software, especially Stata and EpiData.

Desirable
Experience in coordinating a multi-country epidemiological research.
Knowledge of mathematical modelling of infectious diseases.

Work-based skills and competencies Essential
Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office software.
Experience in design, implementation and analysis of household surveys.

Desirable
Skills in database programming for field surveys, especially using PDAs.

How to apply:

For more information please visit our website www.malariaconsortium.org where you will have access to the full Job description.

Please send a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification along with your CV to Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org

Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application.

We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks after the closing date.


Deadline: Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Jobs at Uganda Telecom in Uganda- Retention Officers

Job Title: RETENTION OFFICERS (2)

Applicants must have

A relevant Bachelor’s Degree
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
Adequate product and service knowledge

Duties and Responsibilities:

To develop processes to win back lost customers and analyze revenue accrued from recovery efforts.
Execute all outbound calling projects that arise from time to time.
To proactively analyze Revenue (usage) to identify potential churn and take corrective action (Segmentation of customers according to monthly, quarterly and annual usage).
Conduct customer satisfaction surveys and health checks.
Suggest to management and implement customer loyalty schemes and incentives (e.g. end of year gifts, Birthday messages, bonus airtime, and recognition of special days e.g. Embassies).
Execute all welcome calls to all new customers

The successful candidates will demonstrate:

Excellent telephone etiquette skills
Exceptional and problem-solving skills
Good communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
Well organized with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
Time management skills
Flexibility and willingness to work long hours

Interested Candidates should apply to:

The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Rwenzori Courts
P.O Box 7171
Kampala.
Or recruitment@utl.co.ug

Closing Date: 5th April 2012 at 17.00hrs. Only short listed candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 5th April 2012

Uganda Telecom Jobs in Uganda- Sales Administrator

Job Title: SALES ADMINISTRATOR - SME

Reporting to Accounts Relationship Manager The candidates must demonstrate

Strong administration skills – organised, thorough, systems orientated with meticulous attention to detail.
Strong statistical skills
Ability to create a positive impression in the most proffessional and courteous manner.
Ability to deliver superior client service, enjoy dealing with people and is tolerant.
Must have integrity, be a team player and adhere to time keeping.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to maintain flexibility in working hours.

Applicants must have

The applicant must possess a degree in Business Administration, Marketing from a recognized University.
Proficiency in computer application software i.e. Advanced Excel spread sheets, Access, Power Point, MS Word.
Minimum 2 years experience in a related environment.

Added Advantage

FMCG Experience and Agent relationship management

Duties and Responsibilities:

Logging ALL faults, follow up and give feed back to ARM & customers
Update the signed up clients information and documents in respective files for subsequent Account management
To Manage the Toss list reminders for Debt collections in collaboration with ARM’s
Follow up on internal approvals for Installations/call the customer for confirmation.
Courtesy Call to customers and submit reports on called customers and write Customer response letters
Raise /Follow up on PSR, Collect stock (phones, simcards ) Follow-up schedules from customers and Receipting EFT process (retrieval, receipting and sending receipts to customer)
Follow up on Invoicing tasks e.g. service activations, Autoloads invoices
Handling of walk-in customers referred by ARM in the field, assist customers with any queries telephonically and face to face problem solving where possible.
Following on bids (processing money for payment)
Follow up on contract renewal between legal and the customer
Ensure that all appointed visit schedules for Account Managers are booked and properly documented.
Ensure that all account information is input (in order forms) as per required standards and maintain up-to-date database of all sales activations. This should clearly show clients that have signed up with us and those that are to be followed up
Provide continual administrative assistance to the team at large comprising sales documentation, proposal writing, contract/agreement, administration, installation follow-ups and administer Account Managers for their appointments and team responsibilities.
Handle all proposals (proforma invoices/basic quotes) and documents that may be required to be sent out
Liaison with all departments i.e. queries – Customer Care, Point of Sale, Finance, Treasury, billing & Database, technical, and Legal department
Ensuring subscriber agreements are completed in full prior to processing and that all pertaining documentation is received and attached to the subscriber agreement
Submit Segment problematic dashboard due every Wednesday indicating their details to technical
Prepare minutes for daily and other regular meetings.
Site surveys to confirm service
Writing memos and follow up on Sign offs
Carry out research on competition (pricing, new products)

Interested Candidates should apply to:

The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Rwenzori Courts
P.O Box 7171
Kampala.
Or recruitment@utl.co.ug

Closing Date: 5th April 2012 at 17.00hrs. Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Jobs at Uganda Telecom in Uganda

Job Title: REGIONAL TECHNICIAN -East

The successful candidates will demonstrate:

Good communication and analytical skills
Creative and innovative thinking
Good trouble shooting skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to install, configure and maintain PABXs
Ability to carry out Cabinet and MDF jumpering
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Flexibility and willingness to work long hours
A positive approach towards work and the ability to prioritize will be vital

Applicants must have

A Higher Diploma in Telecommunication or Electrical Engineering or its equivalent
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar field
Computer skills
A clean driving record

Added Advantage

Knowledge of the Telecommunication Industry
A+/CCNA Certifications

Duties and Responsibilities:

To carry out timely installation of new Land lines, Leased Lines, E1s, Broadband (ADSL, ISDN)
To promptly restore interrupted service to customer lines (Land Lines, Leased Lines, E1s, and Broadband)
To identify and advise on areas where there is no network coverage or where network improvement is required.
To ensure appropriate usage of materials and provide regular accountability of these materials
To monitor and advise on capacity of DSLAM, NODE, and Access Network
To fill in the daily customer job card on completion of an installation or fault resolved
To notify the Line Managers of any shortages of stock e.g. ports, access network or any other resource

Interested Candidates should apply to:

The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Rwenzori Courts
P.O Box 7171
Kampala.
Or recruitment@utl.co.ug

Closing Date: 5th April 2012 at 17.00hrs. Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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