Jobs at Kampala Capital City Authority in Uganda- Information System Officer

Job Title: GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM OFFICER (3 VACANCIES) REF. DSC 15/70/02 SALARY SCALE UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE KCCA 7 AGE 25 AND ABOVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND WORKING EXPERIENCE Applicants should be Ugandans holding an honor’s Degree in Geo-informatics and informatics or Land Surveying or Land Management or Urban Planning or any other closely related course plus a minimum of a certificate in any of the following; remote sensing, GPS systems and GIS, cartography and mapping from a recognized University/awarding institution Possession of postgraduate Diploma in any of the above fields from a recognized/awarding institution will be an added advantage. Applicants should have a minimum of two (2) years relevant working experience gained at officer level in Government or equivalent level of relevant experience from a reputable organization. He/she should have the following Key competences: Proven integrity and confidentiality, oral and written communication, working as part of a team, good interpersonal relations, PSC EXTERNAL ADVERT NO. 4/2012 19 Ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks DUTIES:- The incumbent will be responsible to the Supervisor GIS for performing the following duties:- ? Carrying out spatial data collection, capturing, analyzing and storing of the Spatial information. ? Designing a spatial database of Kampala and providing backstop services to all stakeholders ? Developing spatial data collection tools for all KCCA projects and directorates. ? Monitoring space allocation, data placement and creating of a data dictionary. ? Liaising with relevant agencies to ensure effective implementation on government policies on spatial data infrastructure ? Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time How to Apply: Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts in Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), during the third phase of the recruitment exercise. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No.3(2008) and one summary form to the Secretary Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than 7th May 2012. The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd floor Farmers, House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy. Each Application and Summary form should bear the words PSC EXTERNAL ADVERT 4/2012 on the first page of the form Applicants are allowed to apply for a maximum of two posts only. Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates, testimonials and up-to-date CV, plus four recent certified passport size photographs attached to the application and summary form. Failure to comply with any of the above instructions will lead to automatic disqualification. Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful. Deadline:7th May 2012

Surveying Jobs in Uganda at KCCA

Job Title: SURVEYOR (1 VACANCY) REF. DSC 15/70/02 SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENTSCALE KCCA 7 AGE: 22 AND ABOVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND WORKING EXPERIENCE Applicants should be Ugandans holding an honor’s Degree in Land Surveying or any other closely related course from a recognized University. Possession of postgraduate qualifications in Land Surveying from a recognized/awarding institution will be an added advantage. Applicants should have a minimum of two (2) years relevant working experience gained at officer level in Government or equivalent level of relevant experience from a reputable organization. He/she should have the following Key competences: Proven integrity and confidentiality, oral and written communication, working as part of a team, good interpersonal relations, Ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks DUTIES:- The incumbent will be responsible to the Supervisor Land Surveying for performing the following duties:- ? Planning and conducting land survey for identified infrastructure corridors and sites ? Researching on legal boundaries of property, preparing and providing comprehensive data and reporting for effective decision making and court hearing in cases of legal disputes regarding boundary locations ? Investigating encroachments on property boundaries and report them to the necessary parties for action ? Issuing and authenticating the resultant deed plans as per the approved work plans ? Managing the control of operations in KCCA Drawing office ? Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time How to Apply: Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts in Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), during the third phase of the recruitment exercise. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No.3(2008) and one summary form to the Secretary Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than 7th May 2012. The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd floor Farmers, House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy. Each Application and Summary form should bear the words PSC EXTERNAL ADVERT 4/2012 on the first page of the form Applicants are allowed to apply for a maximum of two posts only. Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates, testimonials and up-to-date CV, plus four recent certified passport size photographs attached to the application and summary form. Failure to comply with any of the above instructions will lead to automatic disqualification. Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful. Deadline:7th May 2012

Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Mailroom Manager

Job Title: Mailroom Manager; FP-7 Vacancy Announcement Number: 025/2012 Date: 04/24/2012 OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies POSITION: Mailroom Manager; FP-7 OPENING DATE: April 25, 2012 CLOSING DATE: May 8, 2012 WORK HOURS: Part-time; 32 hours/week SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must be able to obtain a TOP SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE. U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. Basic Function of Position Coordinate with Diplomatic Pouch and Mail (DPM) and GSO shipping representatives to ensure that all mail received through the pouch system from Washington DC to the airport is delivered to the embassy safely and expeditiously. Ensure that distribution of mail is sorted and delivered to receiving agencies (DAO, RAO, Peace Corps, USAID and CDC/NIH) in a timely manner as stated in the ICASS standards. Track and report any missing/delayed pouches. Mailroom manager is also responsible for assisting in the sorting of all inbound “letter” mail received via the pouch. Processing of all courier invoices and assisting with all other mailroom responsibilities when necessary. The job also entails coordinating with Diplomatic Pouch and Mail and making the necessary arrangements with GSO shipping for the delivery and securing of Classified Pouch. The individual must also be able and willing to be an escort for technicians who need access to controlled access areas. A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html Qualificaitons Required NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Education required: Two years of post secondary school education is required. Work Experience required: Two years prior work experience in an environment similar to the U.S. Embassy is required. Language required: Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Knowledge required: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including Micro-soft Word, Excel, Access), general office management and administrative procedures is required. Valid security Clearance is required. Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, high motivation and ability to work independently; ability to understand and interpret basic government regulations and ability to work with little or no supervision and under pressure are required. Selection Process After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews. The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work. The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal. Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade. In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant. The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section. Additional Selection Criteria Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. 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. 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. 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: Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or 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 A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus 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. 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: May 8, 2012

Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Chauffeur

Job Title: Chauffeur Vacancy Anoouncement U. S. Mission, Uganda VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Number: 014/2012 Date: 04/18/2012 OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates POSITION: Chauffeur; FP-BB; FSN-3 (Multiple vacancies) OPENING DATE: April 18, 2012 CLOSING DATE: May 1, 2012 WORK HOURS: Full-time; 45 hours/week ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. "The American Embassy is seeking individuals for the position of Chauffeur in the General Services Office (GSO)." BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION Operates a passenger vehicle in accordance with dispatcher’s instructions to transport Embassy personnel and official visitors within the city and surrounding areas. A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. 1. Education required: Attainment of the Ordinary Level Certificate of Education is required. 2. Work Experience required: Two years of chauffeur experience is required. 3. Language required: Level II (Limited knowledge) in both written and spoken) English is required. 4. Knowledge required: Must be familiar with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns is required. 5. Skills and Abilities required: Must have local driver’s license appropriate to type of vehicle operated. 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:May 1, 2012

Jobs at Uganda Telecom in Uganda/ Uganda Telecom Jobs

Job Title: SENIOR TRANSMISSION ENGINEER, SDH & PDH Reporting to: Transmission Manager Applicants must have: Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering or other related disciplines. 4 years working experience on SDH and PDH Networks Proven track record of achievements at a managerial level. Postgraduate level in any related field is an added advantage KEY RESPONSIBILITIES To lead the troubleshooting of both fiber and microwave radio systems. To operate and maintain the microwave links and other transmission Network Elements. To provide high level support to all regional engineers. To familiarize and take ownership of the impact of network availability and cost to the overall P&L of Uganda Telecom. To proactively take responsibility for self-improvement by staying well-informed of developments, knowledge and innovations in transmission network. To carry out network configurations for new services and resolve faults in the response time KPIs. To adjust and update E1 Mapping for SDH and PDH network for easy identification of network faults. To ensure transmission network quality monitoring and immediate escalation with suitable input that can help the colleagues in prompt resolution, fault or optimizing the network. To meet transmission quality and performance KPIs with supporting documents of tests conducted. To ensure that the transmission Manager is informed on all critical issues pertaining to the transmission network availability and quality. To respond to the work order submitted by Transmission manager and ensure effective close of the work order. To implement a spares tracking mechanism for the Transmission network and ensure that all engineers adhere to it. To lead in the implementation of Transmission projects To mentor and guide Transmission Engineers To prepare weekly & monthly performance reports of the Transmission Network. How to Apply: Applicants can send/ bring their Application letters and Curriculum Vitae with copies of testimonials and transcripts to the address below. The Chief Human Resources & Administration Office Uganda Telecom Rwenzori Courts P.O Box 7171 Kampala. Or recruitment@utl.co.ug Closing Date: 4th May 2012 at 17.00hrs. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Jobs at American Refugee Committee International in Uganda

Job Title: GBV Technical Coordinator, Uganda Closing Date: Monday, 30 April 2012 DEPARTMENT/COUNTRY PROGRAM DESCRIPTION/MISSION Vision: A Uganda where challenges to living life with dignity and self-sufficiency are overcome and people are enabled to live healthy and productive lives. Mission: We will build individual and collective capacity to overcome the obstacles of displacement and develop sustainable livelihoods while supporting access to services when people cannot meet their basic needs. PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION The GBV Technical Coordinator will ensure the principles of effective and high quality GBV programming are applied by providing technical support and supervision consistent with international and national standards and ensure that program design and implementation creates no harm in the communities, promotes human rights and has positive impact. The GBV Technical Coordinator will be responsible for strategy development, program design, implementation, standardization, and evaluation of all GBV-related activities in ARC Uganda GBV program. The GBV Technical Coordinator will be based in Kampala with 50% travel to field sites in northern and western Uganda. MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Program Quality and Impact Promote excellence in ARC Uganda's GBV programs through ongoing technical program support for field based program-staff with technical support from HQ. Provide overall leadership for the GBV programs, ensuring quality of activities and targeted impact, and compliance with ARC and donor regulations. Develop and support collection, analysis and use of data to improve GBV program implementation and promote effective monitoring and evaluation systems. Ensure that programs are designed according to ARC and industry best practices and ARC program framework. Support all GBV Program Coordinators to fulfill their budget-holder expectations. Ensure expenditure within program supplies costs of each project is monitored and that well-structured corrective action is initiated and tracked where required. Provide leadership to GBV Program Coordinators to ensure the timely and high-quality activity and narrative reporting per ARC and donor guidelines. Program Design and Strategy Ensure that new proposals promote high quality programming by responding to identified needs, taking into account recognized best practices, minimum standards and lessons learned from earlier programs. Lead and participate in the development of program budgets. Lead and participate in proposal development to sustain GBV program activities. In collaboration with the Senior Program Coordinator and HQ technical staff, provide leadership to the development of an integrated GBV program strategy for Uganda. Capacity Building and Human Resources Management Support capacity building activities for local partners, and staff to design, implement and monitor high quality programming through mentoring, training and evaluations. Set performance objectives with all supervisees, and conduct scheduled performance evaluations. Ensure that all supervisees complete the performance management cycle with their own supervisees. Participate in hiring, selection and training of new staff as needed. Representation / Coordination Ensure that ARC's contribution to the GBV sector in Uganda is recognized and valued by stakeholders, through proactive representation in meetings and coordination activities. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders – including government, community leaders, NGOs, UN agencies, and community based organizations to enhance multi-agency and multi sectoral cooperation and coordination. Provide proper representation in cluster, reference group meetings and ad hoc working groups. Provide continuous monitoring of information sharing to ensure that information is shared safely and without breaching confidentiality of clients. Participate in the GBV Working Group Meetings and/or other coordination meetings. Active participation in regional and national discussions and plans for information sharing and advocating for best practices in information collection, storage, and sharing, including the GBV IMS. EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED MPH, MSW, or similar degree or experience required. At least 3 years GBV program management experience for an international NGO, with internally displaced populations, refugees, or other post conflict settings. At least 2 years experience with capacity building of local organizations - technical and program development. Thorough awareness and knowledge of reproductive health and gender issues as well as GBV. Commitment to gender equality. Interest and experience in supervising, guiding and training staff, individually or in groups. Interest and experience in community-based approaches. Thorough understanding of the principles of counseling and ability to adapt psychosocial knowledge and skills to cultural context; some counseling experience preferred. Experience planning/collaborating with government officials, other health profession staff, and organizations. Demonstrated experience of monitoring and evaluating projects. Experience managing budgets. Grant writing experience preferred. Excellent report writing, research documentation and presentation skills. Excellent computer, writing, and communication skills. Fluent in English. KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES Must be able to work independently while being a strong team player with proven supervisory skills. Ability to identify potential conflicts and conflict resolution skills. Ability to build positive relationships with donors, government officials, and other stakeholders. Willingness to work in another culture, in a post-conflict/transitional environment with basic/limited resources and infrastructure. Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, cultural and environmental sensitivity. How to apply: For full job description and the online application form, please visit our website at http://www.arcrelief.org and click on Careers. All positions open until filled. Deadline:30 April 2012

Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Uganda

Job Title: Regional project coordinator, Uganda Closing Date: Friday, 27 April 2012 Title: Regional Project Coordinator Location: Based in Uganda, Swaziland or Zimbabwe Primary Manager: Project Director Background: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing pediatric HIV infection and eliminating pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention, care, and treatment programs. Position Details: We are recruiting a Regional Project Coordinator to oversee activities for a project focused on Increasing Access, Retention, and Follow-up of PMTCT services at the Community Level, taking place in three countries in the African region. Working under the Project Director, s/he will assist with the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the project, as well as operational research activities in the three project countries. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Working with teams in the three countries, as well as with global and regional staff, s/he will: Project Implementation Coordinate development of workplans as well as piloting and refinement of project tools across the three countries. Provide guidance and support for effective implementation in the three project countries Ensure that country teams engage officials from the MOH and DHMT as well as local stakeholders and civil society groups at the community level during the project's design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation Participate in technical discussions with the project management team Operations Research Ensure all local project activities are in alignment with project requirements for the three implementation countries Participate in design of baseline assessments and ensure high quality data collection Participate in OR protocol development and the national IRB submissions for research activities Ensure the development of community advisory groups in the three countries to support design and implementation of the operations research activities for the project Ensure project compliance to all research requirements, particularly protection of human subjects Project Management Closely liaise with Country Project Coordinators as well as the Project Director to provide regular information and updates on country progress related to the project Communicate with the EGPAF Global office (Agreement Manager, Research, Program, M&E, and Operations) Coordinate the drafting and submission of country level project reports to the Project Director and Agreement Manager. Qualifications A Masters degree preferably in the field of public health, environmental health, community nursing or a social sciences related field such as Sociology, Gender Studies or Anthropology 7-10 years of proven experience working with health programs, particularly relating to PMTCT and maternal and child health in Africa 3-5 years experience working with operations research Ability to travel 50% of the time Ability to work as needed on evenings and weekends All applicants will be expected to undergo a criminal background check Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Good knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS issues in Africa Knowledge of research methodologies, research ethics Strong written and verbal skills Strong analytical skills Ability to effectively work as part of a team Ability and willingness to undertake frequent travel Fluency in English required How to apply: Application Procedure To apply for this post email Cover Letter, CV to recruit.orasst@pedaids.org Application Deadline: 4/27/2012 Deadline: 4/27/2012

Relief International (RI) Jobs in Uganda- Agricultural Specialist

Job Title: Agricultural Specialist, Uganda Closing Date: Thursday, 26 April 2012 JOB TITLE: Agricultural Specialist LOCATION: Kampala, Uganda, with travel to other areas in Uganda DURATION: 5 Years SUMMARY: Relief International (RI) is currently recruiting Agricultural Specialist 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 Agricultural Specialist will be based in Kampala and travel to other program areas in Uganda. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan and implement activities to increase agricultural production of small scale farmers Work with farmers and farming cooperatives to set and implement quality standards for agricultural products Work closely with the Chief of Party to develop work plans (interim and annual) and budgets based on expected program outputs and results. Monitor household food security and gross margin per unit of land, among other indicators Manage food security team on all areas of implementation Work with local partners and government officials to implement food security activities QUALIFICATIONS: Eight or more years of experience in the field of agriculture A master's degree in a relevant field preferred Experience working with small scale farmers Experience with peanuts or oilseeds preferred Ability to live, work, and travel in Uganda. Previous experience in East Africa; experience in Uganda preferred. Fluent English required; Swahili preferred Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal, and communication skills. Demonstrated decision making, problem solving, and team building ability. Valid Passport. Ugandan nationals who meet these qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply. 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: AS-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: AS-Uganda TAPSIN

Jobs at Samaritans Purse in Uganda- Country Director

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. . 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 Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Uganda- Project Coordinator

Job Title: Country project coordinator, Uganda Closing Date: Friday, 27 April 2012 Title: Country Project Coordinator Location: Uganda Primary Manager: Country Technical Director Background: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing pediatric HIV infection and eliminating pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention, care, and treatment programs. Position Details: We are recruiting a Country Project Coordinator to manage activities in Uganda for a project focused on Increasing Access, Retention, and Follow-up of PMTCT services at the Community Level, taking place in three countries in the African region. Working as part of the EGPAF country team, s/he will assist with the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the project, as well as operational research activities in Uganda. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Operations Research Ensure all local project activities are in alignment with project requirements. Participate in design of baseline assessments and ensure high quality data collection Participate in OR protocol development and oversee the national IRB submission for research activities Facilitate the development of community advisory group to support design and implementation of the operations research activities for the project Ensure project compliance to all research requirements, particularly protection of human subjects Provides logistical support for OR training activities, implementation of research protocols, study procedures and data collection Oversee data collection activities to ensure data standards are being met throughout the project Oversee maintenance of the research database. Project Implementation Coordinate development of workplans as well as piloting and refinement of project tools. Provide supervisory oversight of project staff, as well as guidance and support for effective implementation Liaise with officials from the MOH and DHMT as well as local stakeholders and civil society groups at the community level during the project's design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation Participate in technical working group discussions that form part of the project management team Project Management Recruit and supervise qualified in-country staff to support project activities Closely liaise with other country staff to ensure integration with all country activities Liaise with the Regional Project Coordinator as well as the Project Director to provide regular information and updates on country progress related to the project Communicate with the EGPAF Global office (Research, Program, M&E, and Operations) as well as the project Regional Program Coordinator Coordinate the drafting and submission of country level project reports to the Regional Project Coordinator. Monitor project expenditures ensuring that they are in line with the budget. Qualifications A Masters degree in public health, environmental health , community nursing or a social sciences related field such as Sociology, Gender Studies or Anthropology 3-5 years proven experience working with operations research 3-5 years of proven experience working with health programs in Africa Ability to travel in-county 50% of the time Ability to work as needed on evenings and weekends All applicants will be expected to undergo a criminal background check Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Good knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS issues in the health sector in [Country x] Good understanding of research methodologies, research ethics Strong written and verbal skills Strong analytical skills Computer literacy including use of statistical packages Ability to effectively manage others and work as part of a team Ability and willingness to undertake frequent in country travel Fluency in English required, knowledge of local languages preferred How to apply: To apply for this post email Cover Letter, CV to recruit.orasst@pedaids.org Application Deadline: 4/27/2012 Environmental Health

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