Jobs at Total Uganda Limited- Health Safety & Quality Manager

Job Title: Health Safety Environment and Quality Manager
Reports to: Managing Director

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (civil, Mechanical, Chemical or industrial)
• At least 5 years proven experience in a busy environment
• Operational safety training experience

Primary Responsibilities:
• Coordinate all health, safety, Environment and quality programmes in the company
• Coordinate the implementation of management systems in the section like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISSSRS
• Coordinate and consolidate quality plans and programmes across the organization
• Coordinate with the transport manager to achieve efficiency in delivery of logistics and implementation of the safety management system for the transport fleet

• Required efficiency in delivery of logistics and implementation of the safety management system for the transport fleet

Required personality and skills
• Professional approach and conduct
• Flexibility and adaptability
• Excellent analytical skills
• Management and supervisory ability
• Ability to work under pressure

How to Apply:
Hand written applications naming two referees and detailed up to date cv should be addressed or delivered to the under mentioned

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
TOTAL Uganda Limited, Plot 4, 8th Street Industrial Area
P.O Box 3079, Kampala

Deadline: April 26th 2012

Jobs at Makerere University Water Reed Project - Medical Officer

Job Title: Medical Officer
Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery
• At least 2 years of post-qualification professional experience
• Strong leadership and communication skills
• Fluency in verbal and written English and Luganda

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Recruitment of study participants
• Staff training
• Study implementation
• Medical management of study participants
• Ensure participant safety and confidentiality

Essential Functions:
• Highly organized, detail-oriented and self motivated
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Experience/ Education/ training
• Good clinical practice training
• Ethics training
• Knowledge of regulatory procedures

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their application letter, including a CV, and supporting documents to:

The human Resource Administrator
Makerere University Water Reed Project
Plot 42, Nakasero Road
P.O Box 16524, Kampala
Deadline: 4th May 2012

Jobs at Habitat for Humanity Uganda- Communications Manager

Job Title: Resource Development and Communications Manager
Responsibilities;
• Understand and articulate the mission of Habitat for Humanity Uganda including the goal, mission statement and focus, the history and the larger efforts of HFHI on a global level
• Works with national board and staff to develop national resource development strategies
• Responsible for all external communications from HFH Uganda to various constitutional groups

Knowledge:
• Bachelor of commerce, Mass communication, social Sciences, majoring in management, Marketing, communications or public relations from arecognize university or institution
• Post graduate training in a relevant field will be an added advantage

Abilities:
• Ability to train and supervise personnel
• Ability to think strategically

Skills:
• Computer literate, Microsoft Word and Excel abilities are required, Microsoft Access abilities preferred but not required

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their application with the relevant attachments plus three competent referees to the following address
The National Director
Habitat for Humanity Uganda
Plot 7206, Bukasa Close off Muyenga Tank Hill Road
P.O Box 9873, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: April 30th 2012

Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy at Habitat for Humanity Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource and Administration Officer
Reports to: The National Director

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in HR- related field and/ or a human Sciences degree
A post graduate qualification is desirable

Experience:
At least 3-5 years experience in a related role

Knowledge:
• Solid knowledge of general administrative processes
• Solid knowledge of HR principles, process and procedures
• Basic understanding of organizational business processes and procedures

Skills:
• Excellent Administration
• Excellent communication
• Good problem solving

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide efficient HR support service
• Provide efficient recruitment service
• Effective people management of HR Support Staff

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their application with the relevant attachments plus three competent referees to the following address
The National Director
Habitat for Humanity Uganda
Plot 7206, Bukasa Close off Muyenga Tank Hill Road
P.O Box 9873, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: April 30th 2012

Technical Officer Job Vacancy at FHI 360 in Uganda

Job Title: Technical Officer II
Location: Uganda
Req ID: 2647
National Only:
Description


FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Technical Officer II in Kampala Uganda.

Position Description:

Based in Kampala, Uganda, the Nutrition Specialist will provide technical assistance in nutrition to USAID/Uganda, the Government of Uganda and other partners. The Nutrition Specialist will coordinate social and behavior change activities and advocacy for nutrition, support policy development at the national and sub-regional levels, develop and implement nutrition training, and also provide guidance on nutrition programming. This position will work at the national level and collaborate closely with the FANTA-3 country manager, other technical team members, the USAID/Uganda Mission, the Uganda Ministry of Health, National Planning Authority, Uganda Action for Nutrition Society and the Uganda Health Communication Alliance. Provide technical assistance to USAID/Uganda, Uganda Ministry of Health and Uganda National Planning Authority in maternal and child nutrition, infant and young child feeding, nutrition assessment counseling and support, among other technical areas. Coordinate national and sub-regional nutrition policy development by planning and facilitating national nutrition stakeholder meetings, facilitating sub-regional meetings, providing technical updates, and developing technical resources to guide the process. Oversee social and behavior change activities including national-level coordination among stakeholders, and development and pre-testing of materials including job aides, counseling materials, tools and guides. Develop technical briefs, and technical references as necessary. Conduct advocacy to raise the profile of nutrition, increase investment in nutrition, and continue the multi-sectoral commitment to nutrition realized in the Uganda Nutrition Action Plan. This includes advocacy with parliamentarians, government officials and media at the national level as well as key stakeholders at the sub-regional and district level. Conduct qualitative and quantitative assessments as necessary to further the nutrition work in country. Coordinate work with media organizations and media development firms to create TV documentaries and radio spots. Coordinate and facilitate nutrition trainings for pre-service in-service staff. Manage FANTA’s collaboration with the Cost of Hunger Study. Manage activities that mobilize youth, such as Guides and Scouts, in the promotion of nutrition. Participate in technical working groups on nutrition, as necessary. Contract with and provide technical oversight to consultants, as necessary. Participate in FANTA work planning and strategy development, contribute to reporting and follow all financial and contractual policies.


Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in nutrition or related public health discipline. At least 5 years experience in MCHN or public health. At least 3-4 years related work experience in Africa, particularly Uganda. At least 2 years working in advocacy or policy development in Uganda. Experience working with media organizations. Experience with USAID –funded programs preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Fluency in English. Knowledge of the nutrition policy and program environment in Uganda. Excellent written communication skills, including ability to write effectively for a range of audiences and purposes, including policy-makers, program managers and service providers. This includes the ability to make technical information accessible to non-technical audiences. Excellent presentation skills. Excellent organizational skills. Initiative and ability to work independently. Excellent interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360's Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.

Deadline: 24th April 2012

HIV/ AIDS Evaluator Job Vacancy at FHI 360 in Uganda

Job Title: Senior HIV/AIDS Evaluator
Location: Uganda
Req ID: 2612
National Only:
Description


FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Senior Literacy Evaluator in Kampala, Uganda.

Position Description:

Provide technical leadership and expertise to improve the quality of education in Uganda, with an emphasis on addressing health and HIV/AIDS education, and the production and use of high-quality data for education sector decision-making. Focus specifically on program evaluation, evaluation and instrument design, and evaluation implementation. Support the design and implementation of the performance and impact evaluation—including protocols, standards, guidelines, data collection tools, training of personnel, and reporting formats. Provide technical support in the design of tools for purposes of collecting, analysis and synthesis of evaluation data. Coordinate data collection activities and periodic quality assessments. Analyze data in order to report on key deliverables. Summarize results in table and narrative formats, providing recommendations for program strengthening and other points of monitoring and evaluation foci.

Minimum Requirements:

Advanced degree in relevant field. Minimum seven years of relevant experience in HIV/AIDS and/or health education; experience in Uganda or similar contexts preferred. Experience working on USAID-funded programs. Experience working in or familiarity with the Ugandan context preferred. Experience in social science research, including questionnaire development, data collection, data analysis and presentation. Strong communication and teamwork skills. Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, and Ms Access.

Proficiency in English required FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360's Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.


Deadline: 24th April 2012

Jobs at FHI 360 in Uganda - Senior Literacy Evaluator

Job Title: Senior Literacy Evaluator
Location: Uganda
Req ID: 2611
National Only:
Description


FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Senior Literacy Evaluator in Kampala, Uganda.

Position Description:

Provide technical leadership and expertise to improve the quality of education in Uganda, with an emphasis on addressing early grade reading, and the production and use of high-quality data for education sector decision-making. Focus specifically on program evaluation, evaluation and instrument design, and evaluation implementation. Support the design and implementation of the performance and impact evaluation—including protocols, standards, guidelines, data-collection tools, training of personnel, and reporting formats. Provide technical support in the design of tools for purposes of collecting, analysis and synthesis of evaluation data. Coordinate data collection activities and periodic quality assessments. Analyze data in order to report on key deliverables. Summarize results in table and narrative formats, providing recommendations for program strengthening and other points of monitoring and evaluation foci.

Minimum Requirements:

Advanced degree in education and minimum seven years of relevant experience in education evaluation; experience in Uganda or similar contexts preferred. Experience in evaluating early grade education programs; experience working in, or evaluating, early grade literacy programs preferred. Experience designing, implementing, and analyzing the results of evaluation instruments to determine large-scale system level performance. Familiarity with the foundations of early grade reading and writing (concepts about print, phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, spelling, expressive writing). Background in research on reading that includes both qualitative and quantitative methods (large scale assessments, classroom observations, etc.) and the procedures and measures for assessing the acquisition of early literacy skills. Knowledge of the issues related to adapting literacy assessments to other languages and orthographies. Knowledge of EFL, transitioning from local languages to English, and the implications for assessment. Experience aligning assessment to educational standards. Experience building the capacity of local enumerators (including training, coaching, and supervising). Experience working on USAID-funded programs. Experience or familiarity with the Ugandan context preferred. Strong communication and teamwork skills. Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, and MS Access. Proficiency in English required


How to Apply:
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360's Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.

Deadline:24th April 2012

Jobs at FHI 360 in Uganda- Director of Evaluation

Job Title:Director of Evaluation
Location: Uganda
Req ID: 2610
National Only:
Description


FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Director of Evaluation in Kampala, Uganda.

Position Description:

The Director of Evaluation will oversee all technical and administrative aspects of the contract. The Director will be the primary liaison with the USAID Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) and will represent the project with external donors, partners, Government of Uganda counterparts and other stakeholders. The Director will be responsible for building and maintaining effective working relationships with key counterparts, USAID Mission personnel, and MOES personnel, in order to effectively coordinate the implementation of the evaluations. Provide overall management and technical leadership to the project team. Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID with regard to implementation and management matters relating to the contract. Work with FHI 360 home office and country office teams to finalize the design of the evaluation study and develop protocols. Lead the Evaluation Team to successfully perform the contract’s tasks, assuring the allocation of necessary resources to deliver results in a timely manner. Ensure that all deliverables meet the quality and ethical standards of FHI 360. Delegate management responsibilities for technical activities to the Senior Evaluators as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. preferred with ten or more years of monitoring and evaluation experience in development assistance. Demonstrated experience overseeing evaluation projects and leading evaluation teams. Experience using diverse quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods and also in “mixed-method” M&E practices as appropriate. Knowledge of the development field, supporting an understanding of trends in M&E, program design, characteristics of effective programs, leading organizations and initiatives, etc. Demonstrated leadership in working and collaborating with other technical advisors, experts, and host country staff from the private, public, NGO, and commercial sectors. Demonstrated capacity to oversee development of work plans, monitoring and evaluation, and report preparation. Experience working with USAID M&E tools and methods (planning and reporting systems, operations, programming, and structure) required. Demonstrated competency in cross-cultural settings, teamwork, and computer skills; i.e. Word, Excel, or equivalent database system, and Windows. Experience in and familiarity with the Ugandan context preferred. Excellent presentation skills Fluency in written and oral English is required.

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360's Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.


Deadline:24th April 2012

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