Scholarships at Madhvani Muljibhai Foundation in Uganda 2012-2013 Academic Year

Title: Scholarships worth Ushs 600 million to be awarded for the 2012/2013 academic year We are Uganda’s largest private sector chartable trust whose primary objective is the maintenance and promotion of primary objective is the maintenance and promotion of scientific and technical education for the betterment of the people of Uganda, we are pleased to announce the availability of university scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year Who we seek to support Financially challenged but hard working and gifted Ugandan students who are facing difficulties paying for their university studies Disciplines Considered Agriculture, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, commerce, Engineering, food science & Technology, information Technology, law, Hotel management, pharmacy, Nursing, architecture, veterinary medicine, environmental studies and human medicine Application Requirements For undergraduate students, completion of the first year at a Ugandan university with minimum cumulative Grade point average(CGPA) of not less than 2.2, with no exam retakes done in year one For post graduate Students: Candidates must hold a minimum of a bachelors degree and be either admitted for or registered in a post graduate programme in the discipleines of scientific and technical study mentioned before Selection Criteria Selection of the candidates is based on a number of factors including the academic performance of the candidates in the first year (CGPA) for undergraduates, the class degree held for graduate students, the age and character of the candidate, the financial structure of student or parents Nature of scholarship Scholarships will be payable as a grant directly to the university/ institution on behalf of the awardness. Upon completion of their studies, it is expected that awardees will, for the benefit of the future scholars, make voluntary donations/ contribution to the foundation How to Apply: Application forms can be obtained upon payment of ushs. 2000 from The Secretary Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation, Re- scholarship Application c/o East African distributors Limited Plot No. 96-98, Business Park, 5th street, industrial Area P.O Box 33479, Kampala Uganda Deadline: 31st May 2012

Jobs at National Council of Sports in Uganda- Internal Auditor

Job Title: Internal Auditor Reports to: General Secretary Duties and Responsibilities: • To work with management to ensure a system is in place which ensures that all major risks of the council are identified and analyzed • To plan, organize and carryout the internal audit function including the preparation of an audit plan which fulfills the responsibility of the department, scheduling and assigning work and estimating resource needs • To report to both audit committee and management on the policies, programs and activities of the department Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Bachelors degree in commerce, business administration • Professional qualification in ACCA, CPA will be an added advantage • At least 5 years relevant professional experience How to Apply: Hand written applications with academic credentials and detailed CV with contact of three referees should be addressed to; The general Secretary, National Council of Sports, Lugogo Sports Complex P.O Box 20077, Kampala, Uganda Deadline: 15th June 2012

Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Service Officer

Job Title: Assistant General Service Officer U. S. Mission, Uganda VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Number: 027/2012 Date: 05/04/2012 OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies POSITION: Assistant General Service Officer; FP-6 OPENING DATE: May 5, 2012 CLOSING DATE: May 18, 2012 WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must be able to obtain a 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 Assists the General Services Officer (GSO) in all day-to-day operations and supervision of the LE staff assigned to the GSO section in efficiently running any of the following sections; Property/Supply, Motor pool, Customs & Shipping, and Housing . Reports directly to the GSO and serves as acting GSO in the absence of the General Services Officer. A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. 1. Education required: Completion of a university degree is required. 2. Work Experience: Three years experience as a staff manager/supervisor is required. 3. Language required: Level IV English ability (good working knowledge) is required. 4. Knowledge required: Must have a good working knowledge of Department of State or associated agency General Services and Facilities Maintenance regulations and procedures in general and detailed knowledge of those instructions and procedures which apply to the assigned tasks. 6. Skills and Abilities: Must be tactful, yet effective, in dealing with American personnel relative to inventories of household furnishings and equipment. Must have advanced typing and computer skills, in particular those dealing with spreadsheets and data organization. Must have the ability to learn complex USG database systems, such as WEBPass. 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 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: Deadline: 18th May 2012

Jobs at ACDI/ VOCA in Uganda- Chief of Party

Job Title: Chief of Party, Uganda Category : Consultant Location/City : Kampala Id : 1764 We are currently seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future activity in Uganda titled START-VC. The Value Chain development (START-VC) will contribute to increasing the quantity and improving the quality of output produced and marketed by smallholder farmers. The START-VC project will also generate jobs (both on- and off-farm) and stimulate rural enterprise development. This project will focus on the three value chains identified in the Uganda Feed the Future (FTF) Strategy- coffee, maize, and beans. Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership in one or more of the following program areas: producer group development, post-harvest handling, value chain competitiveness, market development. Assume responsibility for overall contract management ensuring quality control and timeliness of all deliverables. Serve as principal liaison with USAID staff, institutions and client country partners to exchange information and develop professional relationships. Ensure effective finance, progress, and donor reports, compliance with donor and ACDI/VOCA regulations, and efficient utilization of program staff and resources. Make verbal or written presentations as requested by the COTR to varied audiences Qualifications: Previous experience in one or more of the above mentioned project technical areas as well as knowledge of one of the three targeted sub-sectors: maize, beans and coffee. Minimum of 10 years of relevant and progressive work experience in developing countries. At least five years of project management experience. Previous USAID COP experience preferred. MS, MBA, or other post-graduate degree in a relevant field. Fluency in English is required. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE. How to Apply:$file/joinus_intlrecruit_portal.html Deadline: 6th June 2012

Cashier Jobs in Uganda at Steel and Tube Industries Ltd

Job Title: Cashier Summary: Description: Reports to: Branch In Charge Job Summary The primary responsibility is to handle cash , prepare receipts, raise invoices and petty cash payments Requirements: Qualifications A degree in Accounting /Finance or professional qualifications To Apply, the candidate must have A minimum of 5 years experience in a busy firm . Excellent pc skills and data base skills , Microsoft office and database skills and knowledge of SAP All qualification must be from a recognized institution/university All applicants may be hand deliver or sent by post They must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae , cover letter,photo copies of academic papers How to apply: Please send your applications online or to the postal address below The Human Resource Steel and Tube Industries Limited P.O BOX 33784 Deal House Jinja Road Industrial Area Plot 38-40 mukabya road Kampala Deadline: 11 May 2012

Jobs at UMEME Limited in Uganda- Accountant

Job Title: Accountant/Financial Analyst(s) Employment Type: Full-Time Pay: USD/month Summary: Umeme Limited Is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis. As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimising energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the position of Accountant/Financial Analyst(s) Description: Role(s) designed to provide additional analytical and operational resource in the business in the areas of financial and operating procedures, controls, analysis and reporting, Appointee(s) will report to senior managers in the Finance and operating departments. Appointee(s) should have already demonstrated capability to self motivate and to have achieved measurable successes in previous appointments. To successful candidates, these roles offer a strong opportunity for personal and professional career development with excellent prospects for progression and promotion within the organization. Candidates should be trained and qualified in a professional accountancy practice and have the capability and confidence to make an impact in a busy work environment. Responsibilities •Support the finance strategy throughout the business. •Carry out specific assignments as directed, which will include responsibility for operational processes, analysis of financial and business data in all departments and functions, cost reporting, inventory control, capital expenditure control, budget preparation and treasury management. •Identify scope to improve business efficiency. •Implement and manage change within existing operational environments. •Perform operational functions throughout the business as assigned •Supervise staff to achieve business objectives Requirements: Requirement: Qualifications and Attributes •Honours degree in Accounting, Business Administration (Finance), Statistics or related discipline. •Recently qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CPA). •A thorough knowledge of IFRS. •At least three years experience in a professional role in business or accountancy practice environment. •Strong technical knowledge and experience of business, accounting and finance concepts, processes and controls. •Experience of operating or auditing in a dynamic and well structured business environment. •Possess good analytical skills and ability to constructively present and report findings verbally and in writing. •Possess good capacity to plan, implement and report on own work. •Ability to supervise other staff through change processes. •Confident and capable in a professional role How to apply: We are seeking professionals with integrity, who can be effective in a busy work place and are outcome and solution focused. Contact How To apply: Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application: “Umeme – Position Name” where you replace position name with the job you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB. While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. Umeme Limited People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda Deadline: 18th May 2012

Jobs at Steel and Tube Industries Limited in Uganda- Brand Executive

Job Title: Brand Executive Summary: Description: Reports to : Business Development Manager Location: Kampala Job Summary The primary responsibility is to manage media brand , reputation and actively participate and manage exhibiting , trade shows and promotional statements Requirements: Qualification Degree /Diploma in store management To Apply, the candidate must have: A minimum of 5 years experience in a busy firm . Excellent pc skills and data base skills , Microsoft office and database skills and knowledge of SAP Auto CAD/CORE DRAW Photoshop is a must All qualification must be from a recognized institution/university All applicants may be hand deliver or sent by post They must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae , cover letter,photo copies of academic papers How to apply: Please send your applications online or to the postal address below. The Human Resource Steel and Tube Industries Limited P.O BOX 33784 Deal House Jinja Road Industrial Area Plot 38-40 mukabya road Kampala Deadline: 12th May 2012

Jobs at Vision Group in Uganda- Sub Editor

Job Title: Sub Editor Summary: Description: Job Title: Sub Editor Orumuri Reports to: Editor Orumuri Responsibilities Edit stories in standard grammar and ensure that they are balanced and fair and suit Orumuri house style and editorial policy. The copy must there be free of liberal and inaccuracies, logical, coherent and appealing to the reader to the readers and read make the news paper credible and authorities Where necessary, rewrite , crop , restructure and re angle the story in consultation with writers and sub editors Write catchy words headlines and captions that suit the stories and photos and attract readers Coach and provide feed back to the writers to ensure storiesare multi sourced Design , novel attractive easy navigate pages that enhance the readers friendly house style Requirements: Qualifications A Bachelors Degree from a recognized university Proficiency in written and spoken Runyankole / Rukiga Computer literacy especially in Microsoft word , adobe and photo shop At least a working experience of 3 years as a journalist Ability to work under tight deadlines How to Apply; If you meet the above criteria , please apply to the below address. Closing Date: 18 May 2012 Vision Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Vision Group P.O BOX 9815 1st Street Industrial Kampala Deadline: 18th May 2012

Jobs at Steel and Tube Industries Limited in Uganda

Job Title: Branch in Charge Employment Type: Full-Time Summary: Description: Reports to: Business Development Manager Location: Kampala, Lira,Mbarara Summary The branch in Charge is responsible for managing the branch. Accurately processing and delivering of timely branch reports to Head Office. Be in position to follow standards management procedures and Company guidelines at all times and in all cases Requirements: Qualification Bachelors Degree in commerce or Business Administration /Management or Professional Qualifications CPA,ACCA A minimum of 5 years experience in a busy firm . Excellent pc skills and data base skills , Microsoft office and database skills and knowledge of SAP All qualification must be from a recognized institution/university All applicants may be hand deliver or sent by post They must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae , cover letter,photo copies of academic papers How to apply: Please send your applications online or to the postal address below. The Human Resource Steel and Tube Industries Limited P.O BOX 33784 Deal House Jinja Road Industrial Area Plot 38-40 mukabya road Kampala Deadline: 12th May 2012

Jobs at Epicentre in Uganda- Research Director

Job Title: Director of research base, Mbarara, Uganda Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2012 Mbarara Epicentre is a non-profit organisation created in 1987 by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which groups health professionals specialised in public health and epidemiology. In 1996, Epicentre became a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Response to Emerging Diseases. Epicentre carries out operational research studies, mainly within MSF movement from its headquarters in Paris, satellites in Geneva, Brussels, Barcelona, New-York and two field research bases in Uganda, and in Niger. Further, Epicentre offers its expertise to organisations requesting short-term field epidemiological studies in developing countries. Within the scope of clinical research, Epicentre focuses on infectious diseases, particularly malaria, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and some neglected tropical diseases. Context In 1995, Epicentre created a permanent research base in Uganda to support MSF projects in the region. In 1997, Epicentre conducted its first survey on shigella resistance in Mbarara. The primary role of Epicentre in Mbarara is to conduct clinical research following Good Clinical Practice (GCP) requirements, on critical public health burdens in Uganda and Africa. To reach this objective, Epicentre collaborates closely with the Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST). A full-time experienced research team is based at the Epicentre Mbarara Research Base (EMRB). After a period characterized by research projects mainly oriented towards clinical trials on malaria, our research activity has been recently extended to include projects on tuberculosis and infectious diseases in children. The Mbarara research base is located in Mbarara Municipality, a town of 69,000 persons located 300 km South-West to Kampala. Mbarara District has a population of approximately 600,000 inhabitants, and is mainly rural. The main health facility is Mbarara National Referral Hospital which is also a teaching hospital for the MUST. This is the referral hospital for the Western region of Uganda with a capacity of 240 beds. The research base is structured into several departments: medical resources, laboratory, information system, administration, and logistics. General responsibilities and position Under the supervision of Epicentre's Clinical Research Director, the Director of the Epicentre Mbarara Research Base will: represent Epicentre in Uganda manage the EMRB with the coordination team lead the research strategy. Principal activities Representation of Epicentre in Uganda The Director is the representative of Epicentre in Uganda. He/she will in Uganda: be responsible for the respect of Epicentre ethic and values ensure that the projects are coherent with the overall Epicentre vision coordinate the implementation of the scientific communication strategy maintain good relationships with national Ugandan authorities and international institutions promote scientific collaborations with the "Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)" and other academic institutions represent Epicentre during official and institutional meetings and present Epicentre activity and strategy when needed Leadership of the research strategy and research projects He/she will: constitute and chair the EMRB Advisory Board, comprising representatives of the MUST and Mbarara regional hospital lead the assessment of the research-related needs at the different levels (local, national and international) participate to the various Epicentre / MSF / working groups meetings when needed participate to the analysis of research priorities by liaising with the technical advisors (from Epicentre HQ or working groups) and by seeking other expertise when required develop a 2-year research plan with his/her colleagues from Epicentre HQ , taking into account the advices of the Advisory Board, and coordinate its implementation follow the scientific literature and keep updated in the scope of the research agenda of the EMRB translate the research priorities identified into operational / financial / human resources /logistic terms participate with his/her colleagues to the writing of concept notes and research proposals coordinate the various components of the annual strategy review and review the final report and presentation review all scientific communication from the EMRB Management of the EMRB The Director is responsible for the overall organization of the management of the EMRB and is in charge of a smooth communication between EMRB and Epicentre HQ. He/she is assisted by a Management Committee composed of the administration coordinator, the laboratory coordinator, the medical resources coordinator, the logistic coordinator and the information system coordinator. In collaboration with them, he/she will : support the implementation of all studies ensure that the clinical research projects follow the Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Good Laboratory practices (GLP) ensure that the human resources (expatriates and national staff) are adequately recruited in terms of skills and qualifications, properly trained to fulfil their tasks coordinate the annual individual reviews and establish the training and continuing education plan be in charge of the health policy of the staff, comprising insurance policy, infection control plan (implemented and followed) and professional health plan be responsible of the respect of the study budgets, participate to the external funding raising when necessary and negotiation with the sponsors / funds providers, be responsible of the respect of the agreement/contract applications be responsible for the information system policy ensure that the lab techniques are implemented in accordance with the research strategy ensure the adequate logistic support to the EMRB and the studies ensure that the security level is properly adapted to the situation and security measures deployed in due time Candidate requirements Mandatory Medical Doctor Minimum 3 years experience in senior public health or research management positions in resources-limited countries Experience in representation and negotiation with national health authorities and other health and/or research actors Knowledge or clinical experience in infectious diseases Intermediate knowledge of quantitative epidemiological research Fluent in English (written and oral) Good communication and negotiation skills Willing to work and live in rural setting Assets/Plus Clinical or epidemiological research academic level : MSc, MPH, PhD Previous professional experience in research in developing countries Previous experience of management/direction/coordination of a research team Previous experience with MSF as Head of Mission or Medical Coordinator Intermediate knowledge in biostatistics Previous experience in legal and budget negotiation, agreements writing with academic research institutions Conditions ï€ Expatriate MSF/Epicentre Status ï€ Duration: 24 months ï€ Expected starting period: between 1st July and 1st September 2012 ï€ Place: Mbarara, UGANDA ï€ Deadline of application : May 31st 2012 How to apply: Please send your CV and motivation letter by e-mail with ref DEMRB to Nathalie Guérineau: For additional information, please contact Jean-François Etard : Deadline:31st May 2012

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