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:

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: 11th April 2012

Jobs at Partners in Population and Development in Uganda

Job Title: Programme Officer, Partners in Population and Development Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Kampala
Closing Date: Monday, 09 April 2012

Partners in Population and Development, an intergovernmental alliance of 25 developing countries, seeks to assist each other and other developing countries in addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning and HIV/AIDS through South-South collaboration. PPD's key strategies include senior level advocacy and policy dialogue, capacity building, sharing experiences and good practices and building strategic partnerships.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: Programme Officer, PPD Africa Regional Office
GRADE: National Professional
DUTY STATION: Kampala, Uganda
ASSIGNMENT LENGTH: Two year contract initially, renewable depending on funding availability

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Director, Africa Regional Office, the Programme Officer will:

Manage the formulation of project proposals for collaborative inter-country exchange in the areas of reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, population and development, including completing substantive components and budget estimates, and processing of proposals for donor funding;
Manage designated projects using result-based management and prepare reports for donors and other external agencies, in conjunction with the Regional Director and other team members;
Work with other staff to develop communications materials, both printed and in electronic forms including programme overviews, newsletters, the PPD ARO website, brochures, annual reports, articles, press releases, meeting reports, etc. used to promote the PPD ARO's programmes for audiences including networks and external donors;
Assist in networking with other organizations and individuals, including the promotion of electronic bulletin boards, electronic mailing lists, blogs, etc.;
Perform related duties assigned by the Regional Director, PPD Africa Office.

Minimum Requirements:

Masters degree in Population, Global Public Health, International Development, Communications, or related discipline;
At least 5 years of experience in the area of communications and fundraising, including some experience with international organization;
Demonstrated ability in managing grants and programs for government, CSOs and private donors;
Computer expertise in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Expertise with the internet, particularly with accessing information and electronic forms of networking;
An ability to multi-task and coordinate work and communications at a distance and asynchronously.

Additional Qualifications Desired:
Bilingual in French and English (both oral and written);
International work experience

MORE INFORMATION:
Please consult the PPD ARO website for the full job description and the full list of mandatory and desired qualifications for the positions. This information can be found online at: http://ppdafrica.org/jobs/2012.pdf

How to apply:

TO APPLY: Please deliver hard copies of a cover letter, your curriculum vitae and three references to Davidson Okot, Finance and Administration Officer, Partners in Population and Development Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Plot 9, Colville Street, Statistics House, 3rd Floor Suite/Room 3.2, Kampala, Uganda. In addition, please send electronic applications to aro@ppdafrica.org . For electronic copies, please send only a cover letter, your curriculum vitae and three references as one single Microsoft Word document. Please do not send copies of certificates, diplomas, etc.

CLOSING DATE: The position will be open until April 9, 2012 or until filled.

Deadline: April 9th 2012

Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)- Personal Assistant

Job Title: PERSONAL ASSISTANT (1 POSITION)

UGANDA MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE FULL TIME
About this Job:

In order to carry out its functions efficiently and effectively, the Institute seeks to recruit a suitably qualified person in the following full time post:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Providing efficient office management including:

(i) Ensuring that offices under your charge are well

maintained to reflect an image befitting the status of

the Chief Executive of Uganda Management Institute

(ii) Managing the Director General’s diary

{iii) Handling all correspondence to and from the Director

General’s office

(iv) Organizing meetings called by the Director General

and taking minutes where necessary

(v) Developing and managing the budget for the Director

General’s office

(vi) Setting work targets for the Office Assistant attached

to the Directorate and overseeing his/her performance (vii) Taking dictation from the Director General, transcribing

the dictation and producing hard copies for signature

(viii) Writing briefs for the Director General’s attention and

Action.

(ix) Handling all communications from and to the director General

and arranging for appropriate hospitality

(xi) Liaising with the HR and Administration Manager on the Director General’s travel arrangements

Uganda Management Institute (UMI) is a Management Development Institution with a mission ‘to excel in developing sustainable management capacity”. It provides management training, consultancy and research services in response to the demands of the public, private, and NGO sectors. In addition to short performance improvement management skills development courses, the Institute offers high quality career development management courses at Certificate, Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma and Higher Degree Levels. The Institute’s activities are currently carried out at the main campus in Kampala and its Outreach Centers in Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale. •
Requirement:

b) PERSON SPECIFICATION: (i) Applicants should have an Honors degree in Secretarial Studies from a recognized university (ii) S years post qualification experience in a similar Position {iii) Should be between the age of 35 and 50 years old (iv) Should have good interpersonal and communication skills (v) Excellent report writing skills and high level of personal and office organization (vi) Ability to supervise others and work under minimal Supervision 6. REWARDS AND OTHER TERMS OF SERVICE Successful candidates will, on being confirmed in appointment, be offered five-year renewable contracts, a competitive basic salary complemented by housing allowance, medical allowance, transport allowance and an attractive gratuity scheme. Staff are also provided with support for continuous personal development.
Salary: - USD/month


How to apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CV, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be received by the address below not later than 5.00pm 20, April 2012. The Human Resource and Administration Manager Uganda Management Institute Plot44-52JinjaRoad P. 0. Box 20131 KAMPALA Tel: 259722/265-139/265140/265138 Fax No. 259531 E-mail: admin@umi,ac.ug


Deadline: 20th April 2012

Assistant IT Manager Jobs at IT Company in Uganda

Job Title: Assistant IT Manager in the IT Industry
required apply at:
www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ enter reference number 1476
Introduction
• We have a position working for a large IT solutions company with full benefits.

Minimum Requirements
• IT Degree or diploma an advantage
• Team management/leadership experience
• Account Management
Job Specifications
• Use of network troubleshooting tools
• Building and maintaining a variety of servers
• Exposure to service providers eg Dell, HP Support logging procedures
• Check that systems are complete and meet specifications as required
• Manage and document the system change process
• Support front and backend applications
• Maintaining of existing reports

Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala

How To Apply:
Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 1476

Deadline: 14th April 2012

Assistant IT Manager Jobs at IT Company in Uganda

Job Title: Assistant IT Manager in the IT Industry
required apply at:
www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ enter reference number 1476
Introduction
• We have a position working for a large IT solutions company with full benefits.

Minimum Requirements
• IT Degree or diploma an advantage
• Team management/leadership experience
• Account Management
Job Specifications
• Use of network troubleshooting tools
• Building and maintaining a variety of servers
• Exposure to service providers eg Dell, HP Support logging procedures
• Check that systems are complete and meet specifications as required
• Manage and document the system change process
• Support front and backend applications
• Maintaining of existing reports

Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala

How To Apply:
Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 1476

Deadline: 14th April 2012

Accountant Job Vacancy at Service Industry in Uganda

Job Title:Accountant / Bookkeeper

Introduction
• Large Development Company is seeking an Accountant / Bookkeeper to join their finance department at their head offices to start ASAP.

Minimum Requirements
• Computer literate in MS Office.
• Knowledge of Pastel and advantage – otherwise full training given
• Well organised, reliable and self-disciplined.
• Accurate
• Excellent people skills

Job Specifications
• Cashbook
• Bank Reconciliations
• Debtors
• Creditors
• Cost Codes
• Sales/VAT journals

Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala

How to Apply:
Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 1530

Deadline: 14th April 2012

Help Desk Agents Jobs at Telecommunications Industry in Uganda

Job Title: Help Desk Agents

Introduction
• We are recruiting Help Desk Agents for a busy call Centre at a huge Corporate.

Minimum Requirements
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Call Centre or similar position
• Admin Experience
Job Specifications
• Serve as part of the team resolving certain queries in a Call Centre
• Contribute to the smooth running of the call Centre
• Assist the team with investigations.
• Ability to work well in a team.
• Exceptional communication and verbal skills and a strong sense for documentation and accuracy.
• Be able to work under pressure.

Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala

How to Apply:

Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 2306

Deadline: 14th April 2012

Desktop Technician Job Vacancy at IT Industry in Uganda

Job Title:Desktop Support Technician

Introduction
• We are recruiting a Desktop Support Technician for a growing company

Minimum Requirements
• N+ and A+ Certification an advantage
• Minimum 3 years’ experience
• Working knowledge of the latest MS software and hardware in a corporate environment an advantage
Job Specifications
• Serve as part of the Desktop Support team: resolving desktop calls.
• Contribute to the knowledge base for support technicians.
• Assist the team with technical investigations.
• Diagnose, repair, replace parts, and test all computer hardware and associated peripherals.
• Install, maintain and diagnose all software related incidents.
• Ability to work well in a team.
• Ability to act in Team Supervising role, when required.
• Exceptional communication and verbal skills and a strong sense for documentation and accuracy.
• Be able to work under pressure.

Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala

How to Apply:

Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 2618

Deadline:14th April 2012

Accounts Manager Job Vacancy at Broadcasting Industry in Uganda

Job Title: Key Accounts Manager

Introduction
• Exciting opportunity for a Key Account Manager.

Minimum Requirements
• Experience within Sales environment essential
• Ability to meet and exceed targets
• Drivers’ license essential
• Presentable
• Time management skills essential
Job Specifications

• Maintain high energy levels to ensure basic vital-sign sales activities of client meetings and demonstrations are achieved on a monthly basis
• Prospect for new business as defined in your allocated targeted market as per market segmentation strategy
• Identify new opportunities and the ability to close existing opportunities or leads
• Manage sales pipeline according to budget
• Provide accurate sales forecasting to ensure company targets are achieved consistently and stock is procured within project deadline
• Develop an account plan to defined key and targeted accounts for the new financial year with the assistance of the Sales Manager
• Building long-term relationships with key and targeted clients

Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala


How To Apply:

Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 2662


Deadline: 14th April 2012

Invoicing Clerk Job Vacancy at a Corporate Gift Company in Uganda

Job Title: Invoicing Clerk

Introduction
• We are currently looking for a Invoicing Clerks for a large corporate

Minimum Requirements
• Must have experience in debtors

Job Specifications

• Following up on invoices not paid yet
• Creditors
• Invoicing on Pastel – FULL TRAINING PROVIDED ON PASTEL
• Handling petty cash
• Assist Accountant if necessary
• Relieve receptionist during lunch times and updating times of employees on clocking system

Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala

How To Apply:

Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 1041

Deadline:14th March 2012

Customer Services Manager Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Customer Services Manager

Introduction
• We are currently looking for a candidate that can provide consistently high quality Customer Service delivery within service standards

Minimum Requirements
• Senior Certificate and advantage
• Knowledge of company business, policies and processes
• Managerial experience in a Call Centre or similar

Job Specifications

• Identify the customer needs by listening, questioning appropriately and presenting products/services which best meets those needs
• Strive to resolve customer contact live, set date and time commitment to resolve it
• Make decisions promptly and independently while being consistent with organisational values
• Must be able to prioritise and manage own time effectively during busy periods


Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala



How To Apply:
Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 955

Deadline: 14th April 2012

Marketing Jobs at Soap and Detergent Industry in Uganda

Job Title: Marketing Assistant

Introduction
• There is a vacancy for Marketing Assistant reporting to the Business Development Manager.

Minimum Requirements
• 2 Years working experience
• Excellent Communication skills
• Excellent Interpersonal Skills
• High attention to detail
• Meticulous
• Sociable
• Must seek and enjoy challenges
• Must be able to perform well under pressure
• Vibrant & Energetic
• Fast learner

Job Specifications

• Assist in all marketing related tasks
• Branding
• Event planning
• Advertising
• Promoting
• Creative flair
• Handling all customer and client enquires
• Client Liaison
Salary
• Market Related Salary
Area
• Kampala

How To Apply :
Go to www.qualityjobs.co.za/uganda/ and Enter Reference Number 1345

Deadline: 14th April 2012

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