Jobs at Mukwano Group of Companies in Uganda- Van Executive

Job Title: Movie Van Executive Reports to: Marketing Manager Duties and Responsibilities: • Supervising and monitoring of movie van activities • Supervising the movie van disc jockey (DJ) • Co-ordination of the movie van activities with the TSE/ RSM and planning of monthly work plans • Preparation of regular movie van activity reports • Ensuring acquisition of permission/ authorization from relevant town/district authorities to conduct promotional shows Qualification and Experience: • Bachelors Degree in any business related discipline • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a similar position • Previous experience in FMCG industry will be an added advantage How to Apply: Applications with copies of academic credentials, testimonials and detailed CV indicating contact details of 3 referees should be sent by post to: The Human Resource Department Mukwano Group of Companies- Uganda P.O Box 2671 Kampala, Uganda Deadline: 7th May 2012

Mukwano Group of Companies Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Research and Product Development Executive Ref: MIUL/02/04/12 Reporting to: Marketing Manager Duties and Responsibilities: • Analyzing and interpreting product sales trends on regular basis • Carrying out customer satisfaction surveys • Carrying out feasibility studies on creation of new products and brands • Provision of intelligence information on performance of competitors • Executing any other duties that may be assigned by the marketing manager How to Apply: Applications with copies of academic credentials, testimonials and detailed CV indicating contact details of 3 referees should be sent by post to: The Human Resource Department Mukwano Group of Companies- Uganda P.O Box 2671 Kampala, Uganda Deadline: 7th May 2012

Jobs at Mukwano Group of Companies in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Manager Reports to: General Manager Job Objective: To provide practical, consistent and proactive support, direction and advice to human resource staff and other division managers on HR procedure, policy, best practice, employment rewards, benefits and legislation to facilitate in achieving the objectives and targets of the organization Duties and Responsibilities: • Planning, developing and implementing strategy and policies for HR management and development including recruitment and selection policy, medical care, discipline • Establishing and maintaining appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of HR development including human resource information systems • Monitoring, measuring and reporting on HR issues, opportunities, development plans and achievements within agreed formats and time frames Qualifications and Experience: • Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management, social work and social administration, organizational psychology or any other related field • Masters Degree in Human Resource management, social work and social administration, organizational psychology or any related field • Knowledge of the existing Uganda labor laws How to Apply: Applications with copies of academic credentials, testimonials and detailed CV indicating contact details of 3 referees should be sent by post to: The Human Resource Department Mukwano Group of Companies- Uganda P.O Box 2671 Kampala, Uganda Deadline: 7th May 2012

Jobs at Montrose in Uganda- Senior Administrator

Job Title: Senior administrator, Kampala Closing Date: Friday, 04 May 2012 MONTROSE is an international development project management and consultancy company. Montrose specialises in the health, education, and enterprise sectors and provides support to private sector and public sector clients in project design, planning and management, monitoring and evaluation. We are looking for a SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR to support the company's operations and administration. This position is located in Kampala (Naguru). Key roles and responsibilities:  Human Resources  Office and administration management  Project operations management support  Marketing and communications  Website and IT management  Consultant database management  Proposal development Skills and Experience: Minimum five years' relevant experience Experience in developing countries an asset Degree from internationally recognised university Strong organisational skills and attention to detail Excellent writing skills Highly numerate Excellent computer skills Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure High degree of flexibility and creativity Good interâ€personal skills Excellent English language skills, knowledge of Spanish and/or French an advantage Priority given to candidates already located in Kampala Location: Naguru, Kampala How to apply: Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position. Documents must include a daytime telephone contact and email address. Applications should be emailed to hrsa@montroseafrica.com by Friday, 04 May 2012. Deadline: 4 May 2012

Jobs at East African Community- Public Health Officer

Job Title: Principal Public Health and Nutrition Officer Closing Date: Monday, 14th May 2012 1 EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) for the Position of Principal Public Health and Nutrition Officer. This is a non-established position supported by donor funds whose contract terms and conditions are limited to the availability of funds. PRINCIPAL PUBLIC HEALTH AND NUTRITION OFFICER REF: EAC/HR/HEALTH/2011-2012/011 Title: Principal Public Health and Nutrition Officer Grade: P3 Reports to: EAC Principal Health Officer (PHO) Department: Health Collaborating Sectors: Health, Agriculture & Trade Organ or Institution: EAC Secretariat Duration of Contract: Initially two (2) years, Station: EAC Secretariat, Arusha-Tanzania Main Purpose of the Job To coordinate the design and implementation of policies and programs to strengthen food security and food safety with a focus on aflatoxin abatement as well as dietary diversification and nutrition throughout the East African Community region. This will include focusing on the linkages between health, agriculture and trade for the production and consumption of adequately nutritious and safe foods. Primary duties/Responsibilities Specifically the Principal Public Health and Nutrition Officer will be responsible for the following; 1. To provide strategic and technical support to the EAC Secretariat and Partner States in the design, implementation and monitoring of regional multisectoral programs in aflatoxin prevention and control as well as public health nutrition and dietetics. 2. To coordinate and strengthen the cross linkages between health, agriculture and trade to improve food security and food safety, public health, nutrition, dietetics and trade in the region as indicated below Closing Date: Monday, 14th May 2012 2 General Responsibilities: 1) To support the establishment of the Partnership for the Control of Aflatoxin in Africa (PACA) region with special attention to raising awareness, strengthening existing efforts to control aflatoxin, supporting the effective policy and regulatory environment, address key public health issues and promoting dietary diversity towards healthier consumption practices all with links to the agricultural and trade sectors 2) Facilitate the convening of regional technical and expert meetings, workshops and consultancy studies for continuous joint review, harmonization and enforcement of health, agriculture, trade and related policies 3) Coordinate and promote the conduct of health research, source, gather, analyze and disseminate the findings for the purpose of relevant policy formulations which can be applied for the enhancement of food safety related to aflatoxin, nutrition and dietetics 4) Strengthen linkages with potential partners and identify funding opportunities to support aflatoxin control and prevention as well as public health nutrition and dietetics related activities. 5) Promote the development of good nutritional standards and the popularization of indigenous foods in accordance with the relevant provisions of the EAC Treaty. Qualifications and Experience i. A basic degree in health, food science and technology field or agriculture ii. A Master’s Degree in Public Health or related degree from an accredited university is an added advantage. iii. At least 7 years relevant experience, 3 of which must be in management and food safety and other relevant food security issues Skills and Competencies 1. A working knowledge of aflatoxin issues within the region including the cross-sectoral linkages between the health, agriculture and sectors is required. 2. Understanding of scope and mandate of regional level organizations Closing Date: Monday, 14th May 2012 3 3. Good understanding of political dimensions of EAC work and mandate 4. Be fully fluent in speaking, reading, and writing in the English language (applicants may be asked to submit a sample of previously written work in one of the above mentioned policy and program areas). 5. Applicants must be willing and able to travel across the East Africa region for the purpose of policy and program development and implementation. 6. Experience with donors, private voluntary organizations, national governments and other regional and international institutions is required. TERMS AND CONDITION OF SERVICE The position has an initial two-year contract that may be renewed subject to satisfactory performance and availability of donor funds. This position will be subjected to the EAC quota system. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the reference number of the position applied for by registered mail, courier service, e-mail and dispatch directly together with the full curriculum vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, day time telephone /cell phone numbers to: The Secretary General East African Community P.O. Box 1096, Arusha, Tanzania Fax: +255-27-2504255/4481 Email: eac@eachq.org Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Closing Date: All applications together with copies of relevant attachments should be received no later than Monday, 14th May 2012. Deadline: 14th May 2012.

Jobs at East African Community (EAC) - Program Officer

Job Title: PROGRAM OFFICER EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY The East African Community (EAC) has received funding for implementation of the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) Support Programme from the European Union through the African Union. The funding is supporting the EAC Liaison Office at AU, the development and establishment of an EAC Early Warning system and Mediation capacity as well as the support of other peace and security activities. The Secretariat intends to use part of the funds to recruit a Program Officer for the purpose of strengthening the EAC Liaison Office at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens of East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) for the following position tenable at the AU Commission Secretariat in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: POST OF PROGRAM OFFICER (1 POST) – (REF: EAC/HR/2012/35) Grade: Consolidated Salary equivalent to P2 EAC Staff Grade Department: Peace and Security Reports to: EAC/AU Liaison Officer Duration of Contract: 32 Months Fixed Term (Non-Established) Station: AU Commission Secretariat in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Main purpose of the job Assist the EAC/AU Liaison Officer in day-to-day activities in implementing the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) Support Programme. Duties and responsibilities 1.1 Assist the Office of the Liaison Officer in the implementation of daily activities 1.2 Prepare reports and other technical documents as necessary 1.3 Participate in the ongoing initiatives towards the African Union Continental Integration Agenda 1.4 Arrange facilitate meetings between the Liaison officer AU Departments and Development Partner with interest in EAC. 1.5 Liaise with Contact persons at EAC in identifying key stakeholders in the region in the relevant fields with the view of building their capacity and enhancing their respective roles; 1.6 Participate in meetings with or on behalf of EAC/Liaison officer including building networks and sustain good working relations with regional institutions of interest. 1.7 Build and maintain contacts with established partners and key international and regional bodies including the AU, UNECA, NEPAD among others. Qualifications and experience: Minimum of a first degree or equivalent in political studies, Economics, Business/Public Administration from a recognized University with preferably a Postgraduate Diploma, MA in the relevant fields. Specialized training in Military Strategic Studies, Peace and security, and International relations studies is an added advantage. Minimum 3 years of working experience at senior professional level with Government or intergovernmental organizations in the EAC Region, preferably in the area of Office Administration and Human Resources Management Skills and Competencies: Report writing and project development skills.Team player with capability to work with multi disciplinary and multi nationality professionals. Ability to work under minimum supervision and when necessary to put in long hours of work. Proficiency in the use of office computer programs including Word, Excel, Power point, access and internet, as well as good communication skills. Should preferably bea holder of a valid Driving License Knowledge of other AU languages like French, Portuguese, Arabic and Kiswahili will be an added advantage. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE This is a non-established position supported by donor funds whose contract terms and conditions are limited to the availability of funding. The above position will be subjected to the EAC quota system. HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone contact to: The Secretary General East African Community P.o Box 1096 Arusha - Tanzania. Fax No: 007 27 2502455/2504481 E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org To be received not later than 4th May 2012. Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. The East African Community will only respond to those candidates who meet its requirements. Deadline: 4th May 2012

Data Manager Jobs at MUJHU Care Ltd in Uganda

Job Title: Data Manager MUJHU care Ltd - MUJHU Research Collaboration is currently seeking for suitable candidates for the position of a Data Manager to provide efficient and effective data processing and statistical analysis for the organisation’s research requirements. Job Description: MU-JHU Research Collaboration - MU-JHU is currently seeking applicants for the following position; MUJHU care Ltd - MUJHU Research Collaboration is currently seeking for suitable candidates for the position of a Data Manager to provide efficient and effective data processing and statistical analysis for the organisation’s research requirements. Reports to the Deputy Director, Research Coordination Division Responsibilities: 1. Works and coordinates with various research and program teams. 2. Supervises all aspects of data entry; assists with data collection, analysis and report generation. 3. Responsible for developing data collection tools for various research studies and/or programs. 4. Oversees and maintains the productivity and accuracy of the data team; assists with supervision of the data entrants as they capture and process data. 5. Manage the research studies and program databases. 6. Provide data processing support, which includes Epi Info screens development, periodic data cleaning as necessary, data analysis as may be requested and provision of statistical support. 7. Ensure timely response to quality control reports and emails sent from data management centres, in consultation with the Deputy Director Research Coordination 8. Production of data management SOPs for research studies and programs. 9. Generate manuscripts, abstracts, study and program reports. Preferred Skills: Requirements: • Must hold a BSc in Information Technology, Computer Science, Maths or Statistics; Biostatistics knowledge is an added advantage. • Must be conversant with database and statistical applications such as Stata, Microsoft Access, SQL and SAS. • Effective in communicating both verbally and in writing, with ability to explain technical and statistical information to other team members. • 5 years working experience in a busy donor–funded organization conducting research, with 2 years working as supervisor. • High integrity and excellent management skills. • Demonstrate close attention to detail and accuracy. • Team player with a good customer service ethic. • Willing to take up new challenges and initiatives to benefit the organization. • Ability to develop and implement procedures and timelines. • Good problem-solving, creative and analytical thinking skills. • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines. How to Apply: Applications with complete C.Vs , including 3 referees and their full addresses or contact Tel Nos , copies of academic certificates and testimonials , and fully addressed to : The Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 23491, Kampala. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Jobs at Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs in Uganda

Job Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT MINISTRY OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT The Justice, Law and Order Sector brings together all Government Institutions responsible for the administration of Justice , Maintenance of law and order and human rights with an overarching vision of promoting rule of law in Uganda. Job Description: 1. Introduction: The Justice, Law and Order Sector brings together all Government Institutions responsible for the administration of Justice , Maintenance of law and order and human rights with an overarching vision of promoting rule of law in Uganda. The Justice, Law and Order Sector therefore invites applications from eligible, suitably qualified candidates for the position of Administrative Assistant, tenable at the Justice, Law and Order Sector Secretariat. 2. Job Description: The main responsibilities and duties of the Administrative Assistant shall be as outlined below: a) Provide secretarial services, which include: • Taking dictation, transcribing and presenting accurate and error free work. • Drafting Minutes • Drafting routine letters • Attending to callers • Attending to Visitors. • Ensuring timely response to inquiries and correspondences to and from the secretariat. • Ensuring timely and accurate dispatch of mail and information from the secretariat • Receiving incoming and outgoing mail. • Organising meetings. • Events management. b) Provide office management services, which include; • Ensuring cleanliness and orderliness of the office. • Ensuring safe custody of office equipment. • Managing office records in accordance with established security records management. • Managing office stationery and equipment • Managing inventory for all secretariat equipment. c) Provide procurement services including initiating and following up procurements and making regular reports to the Senior Technical Advisor on the Status of Procurements. d) Supervising office attendants, drivers and interns Preferred Skills: 3. Competencies: Candidates shall have the following competencies: a. Knowledge in office management and practice. b. Knowledge in Information management. c. Sound Knowledge in standard Computer Programs d. Knowledge in Secretarial Practice. e. Good Communication and Interpersonal skills. f. Good working Knowledge of Procurement and Logistical Management for a mid- sized organisation. g. Sound understanding of the operations of Government and Development Partner assistance. h. Leadership skills i. Knowledge in program management would be an added advantage. 4. Qualifications: a. Bachelor of Arts degree in Secretarial Practice b. Seven years working experience in a busy Government, Public or Private sector at the level of Personal Secretary / Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive. c. Not less than 35 years old. d. Two reputable referees who should be able to vouch for the candidate’s professional and character profile. 5. Duration of the Contract: The successful candidate shall be engaged under a three-year employment contract, with a possibility of being renewed upon satisfactory performance. How to Apply: Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned criteria should submit their applications in sealed envelopes (including detailed CV with two reputable referees, plus copies of their academic certificates and other relevant documents) to the undersigned by 4:00pm on Monday 7th May 2012. The envelopes should be marked ‘APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR JUSTICE, LAW AND ORDER SECTOR’. Only short-listed applicants shall be contacted for interview. The Senior Technical Advisor, Justice, Law and Order Sector, 4th Floor Room No.4.7 Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Parliament Avenue, Kampala. Deadline: 7th May 2012

Jobs at Oxfam in Uganda- Finance and Administration Assistant

Job Title: Finance and Administrative Assistant The Kitgum programme is implementing a market oriented livelihoods programme in both Kitgum and Lamwo districts. The programme is based on a gender and market Job Description: The Kitgum programme is implementing a market oriented livelihoods programme in both Kitgum and Lamwo districts. The programme is based on a gender and market enterprise approach through establishing and building strong linkages between value chain actors within specified value chains. The Role Reporting to the Finance officer, this role involves handling of day to day accounting and administrative work for the Kitgum programme including processing cash and cheque payments, filing accounts records, setting up individual float and salary advance schedules, supporting in the preparation of payroll on a monthly basis, managing daily petty cash payments, supporting in the preparation of bank reconciliation, supporting internal and external auditors by providing all supporting documents, among other tasks. Administrative roles will include managing the front desk, managing estates, office security, managing office inventories; managing travel and accommodation booking for programme staff and visitors to the Programme. Preferred Skills: The Person. You should have at least Part 1 ACCA or CPA or an equivalent professional qualification or a Minimum of a Diploma in accounting or an equivalent qualification in accounting related field from a recognized institution, you should also have good communication skills both written and verbal and should be computer literate. You should also have excellent interpersonal skills; How to apply Application letters and current C.V. (do not submit certificates) should be submitted to kampala@oxfam.org.uk . Deadline: 7th May 2012

Administrative Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Office Administrative Assistant Makerere University Office Administrative Assistant The Makerere University Walter Reed Project is a non- governmental, non- profit HIV research program established in 2002 for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). Duration: Job Description: Preferred Skills: JOB OPPORTUNITY MAKERERE UNIVERSITY WALTER REED PROJECT (MUWRP) The Makerere University Walter-Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-governmental, non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 by a memorandum of understanding between The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the advancement of Military Medicine and Makerere University for purposes of undertaking medical research in development of HIV vaccines and has recently increased its portfolio to include vaccines for Ebola and Marburg in addition to surveillance of influenza and influenza-like viruses in humans and animals. Position Title: Office Administrative Assistant Qualifications, Experience and Skills A degree in humanitarian studies, or it's equivalent. A minimum of 2 years experience at the Front Desk. Excellent telephone manners. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Highly organized, sensitive to detail and self motivated. High level of integrity Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Receive Volunteers/Visitors and put them in contact with appropriate person/department. Receive incoming calls cheerfully and courteously and direct them to the appropriate staff members. Take messages accurately and refer to person/department involved. Keep written log of all messages, visitors, deliveries etc Receive mail, packages etc and refer to designated locations. Maintain an awareness of the location of personnel and activities of the Project so as to be able to make accurate referrals. Maintenance of the reception area in a clean and professional manner. Assist in preparation of meetings and trainings when requested. Assist in up-dating the office notice board. Assist MUWRP staff with photocopying services. Ensure that Laboratory and clinic coats are cleaned and delivered on time. Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisors. How to Apply: Applications, including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and letters from two referees should be addressed to the; The Human Resource Administrator Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) Plot 42, Nakasero Road, P.O Box 16524, Kampala Not later than May 4, 2012. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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