Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) in Uganda

Job Title: Executive Director
Reports to: Board of Directors

Role:
To provide technical, professional and managerial guidance in the production and development of statistics in line with the law governing the development and maintenance of the NSS

Key result areas
• Manage all the Technical operations pf the Bureau with regard top planning, production, coordination both at the planning and administrative level in formulation of programmes for statistical production and development
• Coordinate the bureau and the NSS
• Prepare reports to be presented to Minister on a quarterly basis
• Represent bureau both at national and international for a

Minimum Requirements:
• Must possess an honors degree and post-graduate training in either Statistics or economics with statistics or quantitative economics with mathematics froma a recognized institution
• Possession of PhD in a relevant field will be an added advantage

Experience:
15 years professional working experience with at least 7 years at a senior managerial level in a government department
Knowledge and exposure to financial Management and budgeting tools

How to Apply:
Interested eligible candidates should submit their applications accompanied by certified academic transcripts and testimonials as well as CVs that provide full postal, e-mail and telephone contacts
The Chairman, Board of Directors
Uganda Bureau of Statistics
Statistics House- Floor 8, Room 8.1
Plot 9 Colville Street
P.O Box 7186
Kampala

Deadline: 15th April 2012

Jobs at UNHCR in Uganda- Water and Sanitation Officer

Job Title: Associate Water and Sanitation Officer (WASH)
Post No: 10018608
Post Grade: NOB
Location: Mbarara Uganda
Effective: 01 June 2012

Description of Responsibilities;
Under the direct supervision of the Programme Officer, the incumbent will perform the following duties;

 Coordinate, consolidate and provide technical guidance and support to implementing partners on all water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) promotion related issues in accordance with UNHCR policies, priorities and standards.
 Assess the needs of refugees related to WASH services and formulate project submissions in collaboration with Office of the Prime Minister, district authorities and implementing partners.
 Monitor undertake field verifications and report on the performance of UNHCR’s implementing partners in implementing WASH activities in the refugee settlements to ensure an effective and coordinated delivery of assistance to the refugees as well as to ensure quality, cost effectiveness, sustainability and environmental soundness in their implementation.
 Report regularly on WASH activities implemented in the refugee settlements country wide and maintain records of WASH performance indicators for the refugee settlements.
 Prepare monthly sectoral reports country wide and submit material for preparation of periodic project monitoring reports and year-end reports required by HQs.
 Promote the development of a WASH master plan for each settlement as a tool for long term planning.
 Closely monitor the installation of WATSAN services in the settlements, for both projects funded by UNHCR and by other donors.
 Liaise with other sectors, particularly health and education, to plan, implement and monitor WASH activities in health facilities and schools.
 Jointly with the technical staff of the implementing partners, update detailed needs and resource assessments and revise designs of technical plans as necessary, taking into account practical aspects of implementation, and relevant technical specifications and guidelines.
 Establish sustainability mechanisms and structures in all settlements that will emphasize community participation and reduce regular costs to UNHCR.
 Actively participate in the plans for any new refugee settlement or settlement extension identified.
 Undertake other duties as required.

Education:
 University degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Studies, Hydrology or Water Resources Development.
 Minimum of 4 years of relevant professional working experience.
 Professional working experience in WASH – water supply (pumps, generators, boreholes, surface water, water treatment, distribution pipe lines, etc.), sanitation (at household and institutional level), and hygiene promotion at community level.
 Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken) and Kiswahili (if possible).

Job Experience: Minimum of 4 years of relevant professional working experience

Languages: – Excellent knowledge of English both written and spoken




How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications, under confidential cover, addressed to the Snr. Admin/Finance Officer, UNHCR Representation in Uganda, P.O. Box 3813, Kampala, quoting the above vacancy notice number and post number.

Closing Date: 25 April 2012

Jobs at World Vision International in Uganda- National Director

Job Title: National Director - World Vision Uganda, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 20 April 2012

Your opportunity to use your world-class leadership skills to play a key role in effectively improving the lives of children and families of Uganda

World Vision (WV) is a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being of children everywhere by empowering families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

The National Director will strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision Uganda Ministry as an effective member of the Partnership in line with Twin Citizenship principles to ensure high Ministry quality and high impact in the field. You will also be accountable for all of aspects of WV's work in the country.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Strategy, Operating Plan and Long- and Short-Term Targets: Ensure there is a documented office strategy, Ministry strategies and operating plans with measurable short-term and long-term targets
Leadership and Management of the office: Ensure an engaged workforce that enhances strategic positioning of the office in Uganda and achievement of a strong diversified financial portfolio.
Compliance and Country Legal environment: Ensure the office complies to local legal requirements and standards
Financial Management and Financial and Operational Audit Compliance: Ensure efficient and effective organizational practices, that result in successful financial and operational audit scores
Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness: Develop and maintain capacity to mitigate and respond to natural and man-made emergencies

SKILLS REQUIRED INCLUDE:

· Basic University Degree with preferably Graduate degree in Organizational Leadership, MBA or MA degree in relevant field.

· Degree in International Development is a plus

· Training in NGO leadership and in leading integrated community development programmes

· 12 years of relevant experience; At least 5-year experience in overseeing large Government grants

· Proven Leadership and Management skills

· Government grants and budgets

Will you use your leadership skills to further "life in all its fullness" for children?

How to apply:

For specific details regarding the position, please refer to the full description and apply online by the closing date. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: Friday, 20 April 2012

Jobs at American Jewish World Service in Uganda

Job Title: Country Consultant, Uganda (approximately 20 days per month), Kampala
Closing Date: Sunday, 15 April 2012

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) works to realize human rights and alleviate poverty in the developing world. AJWS is an international human rights organization that works within the American Jewish community to promote global citizenship and social justice through activism, volunteer service, and education. In its first 26 years, AJWS has had extraordinary impact around the world, working in 32 countries and sending over 400 American Jewish volunteers to the developing world annually. Throughout its history, AJWS has remained committed to its core values: essential dignity of every human being, sense of possibility, partnership and community, initiative and accountability, and humility. For more information, visit www.ajws.org.

Program Overview:
AJWS supports non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) undertaking grassroots human rights and development initiatives in Africa, Asia and the Americas by providing grants and capacity building support, including skilled volunteers. In Uganda, AJWS supports organizations working in the areas of sexual health and rights and natural resource rights. AJWS has almost 30 partners in Uganda.

Position Summary:
The country consultant shares responsibility for the Uganda grants portfolio with the New York-based program officer and another Uganda-based consultant. S/he shapes AJWS's grantmaking strategies with a primary focus on strengthening AJWS's natural resource rights portfolio. S/he coordinates capacity building opportunities for grantees and helps grantees plan for long-term sustainability when AJWS funding is phasing out. S/he works as part of a closely knit grants department and as needed with other AJWS programs, including volunteer service, development and advocacy.

Responsibilities:

Travel frequently in country to meet with grantees and conduct research for AJWS's grantmaking strategies.
Conduct capacity assessments of current grantees in Uganda; provide technical support and guidance to build organizational capacity in areas such as governance, gender mainstreaming, program planning, and financial management.
Support grantees in proposal and budget development.
Facilitate access to technical assistance, training and fundraising opportunities for AJWS grantees.
Coordinate AJWS partner meetings and peer exchanges.
Identify community-based organizations whose work advances natural resource rights and recommend them for funding.
Contribute to AJWS's monitoring and evaluation efforts through grantee assessments and data collection and analysis.
Network with collegial organizations, donor agencies and international development and human rights organizations.
Advise AJWS on current social, political and economic trends that might impact our grantees or funding priorities.
Collaborate with AJWS's volunteer service department to help identify potential volunteer placements.
Provide logistical support to AJWS staff members visiting the region and facilitate AJWS donor visits.

Qualifications:
At least three years work experience in the human rights and development community in Uganda.
University degree in a relevant field (human rights, international development, etc.)
Experience with organizational development strongly preferred.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong writing and analytical skills.
Strong background in human rights and development with expertise in one or more of the following thematic issues: sexual and reproductive health, natural resource rights, economic justice and livelihood development.
Ability to work independently and to travel throughout western and northern Uganda. AJWS will provide logistical support and security training.
At least one local language spoken in northern Uganda (Acholi, Lango, etc.) and English fluency for report writing and direct communication with US-based staff.

Fees:
Send daily rates charged. We are looking for a consultant available approximately 20 days per month and based in Uganda. AJWS will not sponsor any candidates to relocate to Uganda. The initial contract will be for six months with the possibility of a long-term extension, based on job performance.

How to apply:

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume or Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and list of references to gzomorodi@ajws.org and indicate your name and "Uganda Consultant" in the subject line.

Deadline:15 April 2012

Jobs at Grameen Foundation in Uganda

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

About this job

Our client Grameen Foundation is a company empowering people, changing lives and innovating for the world's poor is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Job Summary: Provide support for accounting and finance in daily operations of cash receipts, cash disbursements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, G/L account reconciliations and analysis, month-end closing, monitor and maintain timesheet and expense processes and support payroll processing.

Reporting and Relationships: The Accounting Clerk reports to the Staff Accountant in the Kampala office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepare cash receipts deposits and posts related entries.
Generate recurring Requests for Payment.
Enter A/R into accounting system and produce invoices.
Enter A/P into accounting system.
Assist in processing payroll, including updating timesheet templates and collecting timesheets on a monthly basis.
Complete salary allocation entries.
Provide new employee orientation for Finance department processes including completing time sheets, preparing expense reports and requests for payment where needed.
Investigate inquiries and report findings made by clients, vendors and management.
Maintain in-office document filing system; ensure all relevant documentation is scanned and filed in online file sharing platform.
Maintain proper and up to date records of advances given to staff; ensure advances are accounted for in line with policy.
Assist the Accountant in ensuring that recommendations from the previous audit are implemented and findings resolved promptly.
Provide support in asset management.
Ensure all assets are well maintained, engraved and accounted for according to policy.
Assist the Accountant in ensuring that risks are minimized in daily operations of the organization.
Perform other duties within the Finance team as assigned.

Qualifications:

Strong expertise in Word and Excel along with general Windows applications.
Manage and utilize accounting information systems.
Organizational, analytical and research skills as well as the ability to conceptualize business issues and develop processes, procedures or solutions.
Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal with all staff members and outside vendors.
Great communication skills and someone that is willing to learn on the job.
Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting preferred.
3 - 5 years of related experience. Additional related experience may be substituted for formal education.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address and send your application by email to grameenjobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 25th April 2012

Jobs at Emirates Airline in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Sales Executive - Uganda
Job Reference: SSE/SS/20567
Posted: 27 Mar '12 • Closing: 26 Apr '12
Department: Global Opportunities
Company / Division: Emirates Airline
Location: Uganda

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The Emirates Group is a highly profitable business with a turnover of approximately US$ 12 billion and over 50,000 employees. The Group comprises of dnata, the successful Airport Ground Services and Travel Industry division, and Emirates, the Group's rapidly expanding and award winning international Airline. Emirates global network now sees it flying to over 110 destinations across 6 continents, operating a modern fleet of over 150 wide-bodied aircraft. Today the Airline has orders worth over US$ 68 billion for 200 more of the latest aircraft, with plans to operate to many more destinations in the months and years ahead. With our international network constantly expanding and opportunities arising in countries/cities outside of Dubai, we are looking for career motivated individuals to join our operations in their home countries. If you have the talent to support our business, we can offer you a wealth of benefits. The opportunity to work for one of the most prestigious and progressive airlines in the sky, or for a leader in ground handling and passenger service operations in an airport environment. Discover your future!

The Position:

Recommend sales and promotional action plans to the Country Manager based on market needs and feedback, competitors activities and subsequently assist in designing and developing sales and marketing strategies for the territory in order to ensure growth in revenue and market share for Emirates.
Implement and monitor sales strategies in the territory to ensure that the travel trade and traveling public in general are made aware of the existence, variety, competitive prices and quality of Emirates products available. Co-ordinate the distribution of quality marketing and promotional collateral and material.
To achieve, organise, control and monitor passenger sales targets and marketing goals of the company in the outstation.
Participate in the preparation of operating budgets for the department. Manage sales and promotion activities within approved budgets, according to management policies and guidelines to maximise the usage of resources, controlling costs and increasing profitability.


Salary & Benefits:

We offer our employee's competitive remuneration packages, attractive travel benefits, and career development supported by multi-million dollar training facilities in Dubai, and e-Learning programmes for those seeking a long-term future in the Company.

Experience and Qualifications:

University Graduate.
5 -7 in the travel industry, including 3 years in sales and marketing capacity for an international airline.
Proven knowledge of the CRS capabilities and CRS use to expand distribution networks.
Have management experience at a Junior Level and be prepared to act on their own initiative.
Holder of a Local valid Drivers License.
Proficient in geography and mathematics.
Have a pleasant, outgoing personality and good interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate fluently in spoken and written English.

Must have the right to work and live in Uganda. The company will not provide or assist with obtaining work permits.

To Apply:

https://ekgrpapplications.emirates.com/careersonlineapps/JOB_VACANCIES/JobVacancies.aspx?j=f&pub=%2fenglish

Deadline:26 Apr '12

Jobs at Coca-Cola Sabco in Uganda- Facilities Handy Man

Job Title: Facilities Handy Man
Reports to: Services Maintenance Controller

Responsibilities:
• Conducting buildings, furniture, drainage, slab and associated company facilities maintenance inspections, cleaning and repairs as assigned
• Conducting assessments and repair of any faults identified as a result of inspections
• Giving accurate complete feedback on all work executed on site or offsite to the Maintenance Controller and users
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications:
• A certificate in Plumbing, Carpentry and Joinery or any other related field.
• A minimum of 2 years experience in masonry or plumbing or fabrication in a busy manufacturing environment
• Must be strong team player and able to work under minimum supervision


How to Apply:
Send application to the Human Resource Manager,
P.O Box 3990, Kampala
Deadline: 20th April 2012

Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda- Logistics Coordinator

Job Title: Logistics Coordinator, Technical Programs Support
Grade: 6 Job ID: 12-4711
Location: UG- # of Positions: 1
Center/Office: CPM - General Posted Date: 2012-03-30
Project/Program: Uganda/SURE Application Due Date: 2012-04-27
More information about this job
Overall Responsibilities

The Logistics Coordinator, Technical Programs support has overall responsibility for planning and coordination of SURE Program assistance to Ministry of Health technical programs. He or she promotes collaboration and best practices in supply-chain management of program commodities with priority on essential system change, harmonization/integration, logistics information management and building program capacity to reduce wastage, optimize resource use and achieve increased availability and supply-chain efficiency of program commodities. Responsibilities shall include the development of technical strategies and work plans. He or she has supervisory responsibility and technical leadership for SURE program staff and those seconded to the ministry of health, to support implementation of technical program supply-chain strengthening activities.



While the Logistics Coordinator represents the Technical Advisor at various forums on program pharmaceutical supply-chain management, he is responsible for maintaining effective communication with the Technical Advisor-Supply Chain Operations, seconded staff, key stakeholders and the relevant Ministry of Health departments particularly Pharmacy Division and the technical program management teams.
Specific Responsibilities

Contribute technical and administrative inputs into the design and implementation of assessments of commodity supply chain management systems to identify resources and gaps which can be addressed by SURE Program.
Take leadership in the development and implementation of work plans and reporting on the status of implementation of technical assistance activities.
Support the Quantification and Procurement planning unit (QPPU) to efficiently respond to program requests for supply-chain management assistance, seek opportunities for collaboration and provide technical expertise to key stakeholders in the collection and analysis of information needed to make Supply Chain Management decisions particularly to assist with quantifications, Procurement and Supply chain Management (PSM) planning of program commodities and in other areas which can be addressed by SURE.
Support the establishment and management of systems to monitor program commodity supply-chains whilst assuring data quality and utilization particularly at central level.
Contribute to the writing of Quarterly and Annual progress reports for the SURE Program and effectively manage communication with key Ministry of Health partners including reporting requirements for the Ministry of Health.
Advise the Ministry of Health on policy changes affecting supply chain for technical programs, including evaluating evidence for decision making and managing transition periods for essential medicines and health supplies.
Support the Ministry of Health to integrate vertical supply and information systems into integrated National pharmaceutical management and Information systems.
Manage performance of the program support team, identify capacity gaps, mentor and equip staff with the skills and knowledge required to accomplish their responsibilities.
Any other duties as assigned from time to time.


Qualifications

Basic degree in a health area; such as pharmacy, medicine, public health, a masters degree in public health or business majoring in health systems management and supply chain management.
At least 5 years of work experience in providing pharmaceutical management technical assistance especially in the area of supply chain management, both at central and health facility level in a developing country preferably sub Saharan Africa. Experience in pharmaceutical/health systems strengthening is preferred most especially where system change is involved.
Demonstrated analytical skills with computerized packages including Microsoft office packages, internet research and familiarity with common PSM tools.
Excellent presentation skills honed from interacting with senior levels in the public and/or private sector.
Working experience in Uganda with comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health system is an advantage. Previous work experience with USAID supported programs is also an added advantage.
Strong organizational, administrative, communications and reporting skills.
Flexibility and adaptation to changing priorities and shifting deadlines.
Excellent English speaking and writing skills required, including ability to write lucid technical reports and documents.
A proven ability to work as a part of a team but self-managing of own time.
Demonstrated leadership skills and committed team player.

How to Apply:
https://jobs-msh.icims.com/jobs/4711/job

Deadline: 2012-04-27

Packaging Engineer Job Vacancy at Coca-Cola Sabco in Uganda

Job Title: Packaging Engineer
Reports to: Country engineering Manager

Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage the production assets to ensure daily availability, reliability and quality
• Manage the execution of the preventive maintenance plan
• Facilitate corrective maintenance & work assessment process
• Ensure quality root cause analysis process
• Implement focused improvement initiatives

Qualifications
• At least in Degree in Mechanical or Production Engineering
• A minimum of 3 years experience in FMCG in maintenance of production equipment with at least 2 years in a supervisory role
• Must possess good analytical ability, problem solving, financial and leadership skills
• Must be result oriented, assertive, flexible and decisive

How to Apply:
Send application to the Human Resource Manager,
P.O Box 3990, Kampala
Deadline: 20th April 2012

Jobs at Pathfinder International in Uganda

Job Title: Community – Based Reproductive Health Officers (2 Posts)

Pathfinder International
Community – Based Reproductive Health Officers (2 Posts)
Pathfinder International Uganda is implementing Health of People and Environment (HOPEProject) on the Lake Victoria Basin.


Duration:

Job Description:
Reports to: Project Director
Pathfinder International Uganda is implementing Health of People and Environment (HOPEProject) on the Lake Victoria Basin. We are looking for 2 people who are dynamic, innovative, flexible and ready to implement integrated Population, Health and Environment Project in the Lake Victoria Basin. These positions are community based; one will be on Bussi Island and the other on Jagussi Island in Mayuge both on Lake Victoria.

Job description for these positions is as follows:

• Provide support to Project Director in designing, implementation and monitoring of integrated health and environment/conservation project activities in the project communities

• Participate in designing training materials; training activities and coordinate trainings for community groups

• Collaborate with the project conservation officer to provide daily technical supervision and other support to community groups to ensure proper implementation of integrated SRH and conservation activities

• Collaborate with the project conservation officer to identify needs of community groups such as youth groups, women groups, BMUs etc and provide technical support as necessary in conjunction with Project Director

• Provide routine support to the health facilities targeted by the project to ensure smooth provision of FP/RH services

• Ensure availability and effective use of appropriate data collection tools for community groups

• Ensure routine and timely data collection for project activities and prepare timely monthly and quarterly reports on project activities for submission to project Director

• Ensure that lessons learnt and success stories in the community are well documented and submitted to Project Director along with quarterly reports

• Represent the project and the community with integrity and professionalism

• Other duties as assigned by your supervisor
Preferred Skills:
Basic requirements:

• 4 – 5 years’ experience in working with communities on the Islands

• Knowledge about behaviors, practices and dynamics of Island populations and their surroundings is an added advantage

• Willingness and readiness to stay within the community is a MUST. 70% of your time will be spent in the community and 30% will be spent at Pathfinder – Kampala Office.

• Five years’ experience in community development work with a focus on building capacity for community based groups such as Youth and Women in SRH programs

• University degree in public health, social sciences, nursing or equivalent

• Knowledge in family planning, facility/community based maternity care and training in SRH components.

• Very good command of English, Luganda and/or Lusoga is a must

• Very good writing skills


How to Apply:
Send application to Pathfinder International email: CKiwanuka@pathfind.org

Deadline: Friday, 20 April 2012

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