Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Maintenance Helper

Job Title: Maintenance Helper
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 008/2012 Date: 04/12/2012

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
OPENING DATE: April 13, 2012
CLOSING DATE: April 26, 2012
POSITION TITLE: Maintenance Helper; FP-DD; FSN-2
POSITION LOCATION: GSO Warehouse - Wankoko
HOURS OF WORK: Full time; 40 hours /week

"The American Embassy is seeking for 5 individuals for the position of Maintenance Helper."

Note: All applicants who are not family members of USG employees officially assigned to post and under Chief of Mission authority must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Assigned to the Facilities Maintenance under the supervision of a shop foreman performing intermediate basic mechanical and semi-skilled maintenance repairs/labor related tasks.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of elementary school is required.
2. Work Experience: Two years of maintenance or construction work experience is required.
3. Language Requirement: Level I (Rudimentary) English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Names and uses of maintenance and construction equipment/materials and basic safety requirements are required.
5. Skills: Ability to perform basic tasks, manual duties, and proper handling of equipment and materials is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Deadline: April 26, 2012

Chief of Party Job Vacancy at Relief International (RI) in Uganda

Job Title: Chief of Party, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 26 April 2012

JOB TITLE: Chief of Party

LOCATION: Kampala, Uganda, with travel to other areas in Uganda

DURATION: 5 Years (This is the duration of the project and does not necessarily reflect the duration of the employee's contract)

SUMMARY: Relief International (RI) is currently recruiting Chief of Party (CoP) candidates for an anticipated multi-year, nutrition program in Uganda. The program will increase local capacity to manufacture fortified food products using locally sourced materials and distribute them in Uganda. The CoP will be based in Kampala and travel to other program areas throughout Uganda.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic direction and overall supervision and successful implementation of the program.
Overall development and oversight of program work plans (interim and annual) and budgets based on expected program outputs and results.
Liaise and consult with donor, acting as the main representative and principal interlocutor.
Manage partnerships with international organizations , local ministries and municipalities, and local and regional partners.
Ensure sound administrative practices with regards to record keeping, compliance with USAID regulations, communications, etc.
Fulfill all donor reporting requirements.
Ensure regular communication between Uganda Office (Field Office) and HQ; this will include submitting required program reports in an agreed upon format.
Manage recruitment of national staff and ensure that all internal administrative and HR policies and procedures are followed in accordance with established RI and USAID standard practices.
Supervise and provide support to local and international consultants and staff hired to assist and work on the program.
Travel within Uganda to ensure the performance and implementation of the program.
Coordinate activities internally with other RI programs in Uganda.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Eight or more years of experience in senior project management in the field of nutrition, food manufacturing, agriculture, and/or relevant programs.
A master's degree in a relevant field.
Experience managing field-based programs of scale, preferably on USAID programs; previous CoP experience highly preferred
Ability to live, work, and travel in Uganda.
Previous experience in East Africa; experience in Uganda is highly preferred.
Fluent English required; Swahili preferred
Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Demonstrated decision making, problem solving, and team building ability.
Experience with civil society and community-based approaches is preferred.

To Apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, salary history, 3 professional references (e-mail address and phone number), and a date of availability to hrproposal@ri.org Incomplete applications will not be considered. The email subject line MUST include the following: COP-Uganda TAPSIN

How to apply:

Submit a resume, cover letter, salary history, 3 professional references (e-mail address and phone number), and a date of availability to hrproposal@ri.org Incomplete applications will not be considered. The email subject line MUST include the following: COP-Uganda TAPSIN


Deadline:26th April 2012

Assistant Registrar Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title: Assistant Registrar
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Managing participant’s Admissions
• Managing Participants manual records
• Monitoring participants attendance
• Managing course evaluations

Person Specifications:
• A bachelors degree in Arts, social sciences, education is a requirement
• A post graduate diploma in management, public administration or human resource management from a recognized public university
• At least 3 years relevant post qualification

How to Apply:
Applications with typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O Box 20131 Kampala

Deadline: 4th May 2012

Jobs at World Food Programme (WFP) in Uganda- Finance Assistant

Job Title: Senior Finance Assistant
Job Purpose
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Analyze, control and accurately maintain relevant General Ledger Accounts and intimate corrective action as necessary
• Prepare periodic financial and statistical reports
• Initiate payment processing according to WFP financial rules and regulations
• Prepare bank reconciliations, review locally recovered items, imprest summaries and funding sheet summaries

Essential Qualifications and Experience
• A Bachelors degree in finance, business Administration and Accounting obtained from a recognized institution
• Six years of postgraduate professional experience in finance gained from reputable organization

How to Apply:
Ugandan nationals who meet the above requirements are requested to submit their applications together with detailed cv, copies of certificates under confidential cover quoting on the envelop the vacancy announcement number and name of the applicant to:

The Human Resources Officer
UN World Food Programme
P.O Box 7159
Kampala

Deadline: 23rd April 2012

Logistics Officer Job at World Food Programme in Uganda

Job Title: Logistics Officer
Job Purpose:
Under the supervision of the Logistics Officer/ fleet Manager, the incumbent will assist in the management and operation of WFP logistics Intervention Fleet in Kampala and will be required to undertake the following

Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage and monitor the performance of the trucks/ trailers in order to achieve maximum utilization
• Schedule and route vehicles for timely deliveries of both food and non food items for operational needs
• Forecast and prepare orders for spare parts, tires and materials required for the operation

Essential Qualifications and Experience:
• A university degree in business administration, engineering, computer science, statistics, economics, quality assurance, technical, or management obtained from a recognized institution
• At least one year of post graduate professional experience in a one or more of the transportation and ancillary sectors
• Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office
How to Apply:
Ugandan nationals who meet the above requirements are requested to submit their applications together with detailed cv, copies of certificates under confidential cover quoting on the envelop the vacancy announcement number and name of the applicant to:

The Human Resources Officer
UN World Food Programme
P.O Box 7159
Kampala

Deadline: 23rd April 2012

Marketing Officer Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title: Marketing Officer
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Developing and executing a comprehensive marketing plan for the institute programmes
• Developing and leading the market research process of the institute
• Monitoring and evaluating the business growth of training, research and projects departments and the business growth of the institute as a whole and recommending solutions for continuous improvement

Person Specifications:
• A Bachelors Degree in Arts, Social Sciences, Education is a requirement
• A Postgraduate Diploma in Management, public Administration or human resource management from a recognized public chartered university/ institution will be required
• Knowledge of computer applications is a must
• Excellent interpersonal and report writing skills


How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O Box 20131 Kampala

Deadline: 4th May 2012

Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)- Administrative Assistant

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Managing the assigned office
• Performing a public Relations function
• Documents production, processing and custody
• Providing administrative support to the training function at the centre

Person Specifications:
• Applicants should have an honors degree in secretarial studies from a recognized university
• Should have two years relevant experience from a reputable organization
• Should have IT skills
• Should have good interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O Box 20131 Kampala

Deadline: 4th May 2012

Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)- Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Title: Senior Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinating the formulation of the strategic and annual plans for effective utilization of Institute resources
• Developing the monitoring and evaluation system
• Providing technical advise to program staff
• Preparing the programme status reports required for management, Board, Donors, budget reviews, program analysis and annual reports

Person Specifications:
• Honors degree in Economics or Statistics or Business Administration
• Must have a Masters Degree in Economic policy and planning or monitoring & Evaluation or Statistics or project planning and management or Education planning
• Possession of a professional qualification in a related area will be an added advantage
• Should be able to work with minimum supervision


How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O Box 20131 Kampala

Deadline: 4th May 2012

Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)- Lecturer Education

Job Title: Lecturer in Education Management

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Developing high quality graduate-level training programmes
• Marketing UMI training programmes
• Developing world-class training materials and case studies
• Facilitating on training programmes of the institute
• Evaluating the impact of training given to participants
• Conducting research and publish

Person Specifications:
• A Bachelors degree (Hons) and Masters Degree from a recognized university/ institution in a related field
• A PhD in a related field is mandatory to all applicants
• Two years of teaching experience at post graduate level in a higher institution of learning

How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O Box 20131 Kampala

Deadline: 4th May 2012

Lecturer Jobs at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title: Lecturer in Business Administration
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Developing high quality graduate-level training programmes
• Marketing UMI training programmes
• Developing world-class training materials and case studies
• Facilitating on training programmes of the institute
• Evaluating the impact of training given to participants
• Conducting research and publish

Person Specifications:
• A Bachelors degree (Hons) and Masters Degree from a recognized university/ institution in a related field
• A PhD in a related field is mandatory to all applicants
• Two years of teaching experience at post graduate level in a higher institution of learning

How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O Box 20131 Kampala

Deadline: 4th May 2012

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