Jobs at Infectious Disease Institute in Uganda- Project Coordinator

Job Title: Regional Project Coordinator
Reports to: Project Manager
Key Responsibilities:
•    s/he will be responsible for ensuring that all the projects regional targets are met as per agreed standards
•    planning and coordination of regional project resources and ensure that all the resources are well utilized
•    oversee and supervise project teams

Educational Requirements
•    a bachelors degree in human medicine or related field
•    a post graduate training in project planning and management or public health sciences or a related field will be an added advantage

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
•    at least three years experience in coordinating complex development projects in the health field preferably in HIV/ AIDS field
•    at least two years of experience managing technical teams
•    excellent writing, analytical and oral presentation skills

How to Apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, email or post an application letter with detailed CV, naming at least 2 professional referees to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Disease Institute
P.O Box 22418, Kampala

Deadline: 4th June 2012




Deadline: Friday 4th June 2012



Jobs at Infectious Disease Institute in Uganda- M&E Specialist

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Reports to: Outreach programme Senior M&E Specialist
Key Responsibilities
•    will be responsible for overall coordination of M&E aspects of the project with support from technical teams including the data manager
•    design, develop, and implement the project M&E systems
•    Identification or development of data collection tools for use by the project M&E systems

Education and Experience:
•    Bachelors Degree in Statistics, quantitative economics, health or social/ behaviour sciences or any other relevant field
•    A post graduate qualification in public health, project planning and management, monitoring and evaluation or any other related fields will be an added advantage
•    Good database management skills
•    Ability to work in a team environment

How to Apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, email or post an application letter with detailed CV, naming at least 2 professional referees to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Disease Institute
P.O Box 22418, Kampala


Deadline:4th June 2012




Deadline: Friday 4th June 2012


Jobs at Unicef in Uganda- Health Consultant

Job Title:eHealth Consultant, Uganda
Closing Date: Tuesday, 29 May 2012
George Street, Kampala

Purpose of Assignment:

The overall objective of this consultancy is to support the day-to-day operations of the MoH eHealth TWG and assist with the development and operation of governance structures, decision-making processes and creation of technical and policy documentation in support of the TWG objectives. The consultant will be seconded full-time to the MoH and report to the Assistant Commissioner Health Services in charge of the Resource Centre.


How to apply:

Please send letter of interest, CV and any relevant sample work (links or attachments) to jobst4d@gmail.com and ugderecruit@unicef.org

Deadline: 29 May 2012

Jobs at International Rescue Committee in Uganda- Child Technical Coordinator

Job Title: Child and youth technical coordinator, Kampala with periodic travel to the field
Closing Date: Monday, 28 May 2012

The IRC in Uganda is actively seeking a dynamic Ugandan national who will provide leadership and direction in the development and scale up of the children and youth program, which is currently focused in Northern Uganda. IRC has more than 10 years of programming experience in Northern Uganda and Karamoja, including children protection that focused on keeping children in school and out of the worst forms of child labour . The current program focuses on (i) improving supply and demand of adolescent friendly health services (ii) youth livelihoods through apprenticeships and company agency model, and (iii) supporting young parents to improve their parenting skills. The incumbent will be a member of the senior leadership team and contribute at a high level to the future direction of Child and Youth Protection and Development (CYPD) program in particular and the IRC Uganda in general. The ideal candidate will have an established network of contacts with relevant government ministries, donors and NGOs.

Responsibilities

    With support from the IRC CYPD technical unit play leadership role in finalizing of IRC Uganda's CYPD Sector Strategy.
    Lead the design, drafting and implementation process of projects, including annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, evaluations and logical frameworks to inform ongoing implementation and new program design.
    Contribute to identifying new funding opportunities and play a leadership role in developing high quality donor project proposals and budgets that are consistent with the overall IRC Uganda's children and youth sector strategy.
    Provide ongoing technical advice, direct support and guidance to the CYPD teams in the field to effectively implement, monitor and evaluate program activities and ensure quality programming.
    Ensure systematic budget management by regularly monitoring expenditures and making adjustments as necessary.
    Assist in identifying and exploring opportunities for the professional development of program staff under your responsibility.
    Liaise with donor representatives and national authorities in Uganda to keep them abreast of the project and developments.
    Ensure close collaboration and coordination with the other IRC sectors to ensure cross-sector linkages and sound technical approaches in relation to the Country Program Strategic Plan.

    Requirements
    Advanced degree in education, social sciences or related field.
    Minimum of four years experience working in Uganda at a senior level on projects dealing with child and youth programming, protection, and education or related fields.
    Demonstrated experience in human resources, remote management, financial and operations management.
    Strong writing and analytical skills.
    Proven experience in project design, proposal development, report writing and conducting monitoring and evaluation.
    Experience building capacity of local partners.
    Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time to northern Uganda.
    Fluency in English; Proficiency in Achoili, would be an advantage.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and concise cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, International Rescue Committee, P.O. Box 24672 Kampala; OR Email: UA-IRCJobs@Rescue.org Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Persons who applied for this position under a previous process are discouraged from applying again.

Deadline: 28th May 2012






International Lifeline Fund (ILF) Jobs in Uganda- Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance/Logistics manager, Lira, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 June 2012
Lira


Position: Finance/Logistics Manager
Duration: 1 year with
Probationary Period: 3 Months
Location: Time Split Between Kampala and Lira, Uganda

Organizational Background: International Lifeline Fund (ILF) is an innovative humanitarian development organization, dedicated to provide clean drinking water and fuel-efficient cooking techniques to habitants in Kenya, Uganda and Haiti. ILF embraces an entrepreneurial spirit, a bottom-up philosophy to development, and a flexible, low-cost operational approach. ILF's vision is a world, in which no one is forced to drink contaminated water or expose themselves, their family, and their environment to the harms associated with cooking on an open fire.

Position Description: In close collaboration with the Country Director, Fuel-Efficient Stove (FES) Program Manager (PM) and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) PM, the Finance/Logistics Manager is responsible for managing ILF Uganda's finances, coordinating logistics and procurement, and providing operational support to ILF Uganda's Country Director.

Key Responsibilities: - Finance
o Administer and monitor the financial and accounting system in order to ensure that the ILF finances and assets are maintained in an accurate and timely manner and comply with the ILF policies and procedures o Ensure conformity with ILF reporting requirements and compliance standards established by each donor in managing grant projects o Assist with the preparation of the program budget, establish and maintain cash controls, monitor the purchase order system, reconcile accounts payable and receivable, establish and maintain supplier accounts, prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements and general ledger and assist with audits o Liaise with FES PM and WASH PM with regard to grant/budgetary issues and monthly financial reports. o Monitor actual grant expenditures against approved donor line items on a monthly basis; advise program staff of any irregularities and make recommendations for future action o Maintain relations with the bank and service providers as well as important contacts of the organization o Expedite field based payments, summarize expenses, classify and code as per ILF and donor requirements and compile for program-wide financial report consolidation o Timely settle staff / business advances and ensure that all are current and cleared o Review internal control systems and how they have been implemented and recommend strengthening wherever necessary. - Logistics o Responsible for the procurement of needed supplies, including construction/production materials, office supplies, and materials to support programs o Design, implement and maintain an effective and well-documented system of procurement, transportation, and storage of materials and supplies o Manage and maintain the vehicle fleet, ensuring that all the vehicles are properly maintained and used within ILF policy o Manage and maintain all machinery and equipment, implementing a system for monitoring usage and tracking location o Ensure that systems are in place to track maintenance schedules, fuel usage and vehicle scheduling. o Support timely and accurate processing and documentation of procurements, and ensure accurate paperwork and a supply chain. o Maintain service and vendor contracts and seek out new contracts as program needs require
- Administration o Ensure operations are conducted in accordance with ILFs policies and procedures, all statutory regulations, and tax requirements. o Support ILF Uganda's Country Coordinator in the negotiation of contracts, MOUs, FLAs, grants, cooperative agreements and their modifications or extensions. o Ensure the respect of the staff rules, regulations and internal policies

Qualifications
- University or higher degree in relevant discipline - At least 3 years management experience with international humanitarian organizations in finance and logistics. - Budget management experience in programs with multiple donors - Comprehension of basic principles of accounting - Familiarity with QuickBooks - Broad experience in all dimensions of operations (admin, logs, finance, HR) - Experience in procurement compliance - Excellent communication skills (oral & written) in English - Possess strong analytical and conceptual skills - High sense of responsibility and excellent organizational, planning and time management skills - Energetic, flexible and willing to work irregular hours - Good command of computer programs and applications with significant capabilities in computerized database and spreadsheet construction, and their practical application.


How to apply:
Please send a cover letter, CV, and three references to Mr. Vahid Jahangiri at vj@lifelinefund.org and Ms. Rachael Reichenbach at rachael@lifelinefund.org . Application closes June 17th.


Deadline: 7th June 2012

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Jobs at International Lifeline Fund in Uganda

Job Title: Country coordinator, Lira, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 07 June 2012
Lira


Organization: International Lifeline Fund
Position: Country Coordinator
Location: Lira, Uganda
Duration: 2 year with probationary period of 3 Months

Organizational Background: International Lifeline Fund (ILF) is an innovative humanitarian development organization, dedicated to provide clean drinking water and fuel-efficient cooking techniques to habitants in Sub-Saharan Africa and Haiti. ILF embraces an entrepreneurial spirit, a bottom-up philosophy to development, and a flexible, low-cost operational approach. ILF's vision is a world, in which no one is forced to drink contaminated water or expose themselves, their families, and their environment to the harms associated with cooking on an open fire. ILF is a registered NGO in Uganda and has operations in Lira and Kampala. This position will oversee all program activities in-country and will report to ILF HQ in Washington DC.

Position summary
The Country Coordinator will be responsible for the overall coordination and performance of ILF Uganda, while overseeing and supporting the WASH (60%) and Environmental managers (40%) in their day-to-day operations. S/he will be running the main Office in Lira and be responsible for all personnel as well as effective management of ILFs funds and equipment in Uganda. S/he will also be acting as country representative in meetings, forums and during partner visits in country. ILF expects its Country Coordinator to adopt a collaborative management style, but to ultimately make necessary decisions, in the best interest of the organization.

Main duties are:

Organizational Strategy and Direction: Lead the successful implementation of the 2012-2013 Strategy and ensure organizational performance on benchmarks across all key performance areas in close collaboration with the Uganda team and ILF HQ.

External Relationship Management: Represent ILF in Uganda and host official visitors to the ILF programs. Lead the development and management of in-country relationships to help secure future funding and work with ILF HQ on grant proposals in support of the 2012-2013 Strategy.

Accountabilities and Compliance:
Take overall responsibility for fiscal position and management including:

    Ensure compliance with applicable in-country rules and regulations related to in-country staff and property (e.g., taxes, insurance, etc.), with documentation being provided to ILF HQ.
    Ensure individual projects are kept within budget and that program expenditure remains within the annual budget allocation.
    Work with in-house finance team to undertake quarterly financial reviews to monitor expenditure against budget, provide financial information to in-country staff and partners on project implementation, and ensure that overall project expenditure is on track.
    Work with the Logistical Officer to oversee the procurement of materials, equipment and other assets for the ILF office and program.
    Immediately report any financial irregularities to ILF HQ.

    Human Resource Management: lead human resource systems, staff development, and performance management while taking overall responsibility for operations and risk management including:
    Promote a learning environment among ILF's staff in Uganda.
    Develop the capacity of ILF's staff to document their experience for learning and advocacy purposes.
    Coordinate and manage the preparation of quarterly reports and accounts for ILF HQ.
    Coordinate the production of specific reports for fundraising purposes as and when requested by ILF HQ.

    Program Quality: lead and facilitate a continual learning and improvement process to ensure impact and sustainability of all ILF programs in Uganda.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    Required
    Degree in relevant field of study, or equivalent work experience
    Minimum of 6-8 years program experience with at least three years at senior level, including financial management and budgetary control, and direct line management of staff.
    At least three years of experience in development sector, INGO experience preferred
    Demonstrated record in building the capacity of staff teams to be effective and results-oriented.
    Fluent written and spoken English, knowledge of local languages a plus
    Excellent IT, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    Significant experience in community-based water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion projects.

    Preferred
    Significant experience in community based development projects
    Relationship building, including experience in developing relationships with government and donor agencies at a senior level.
    Experience in participative monitoring and evaluation approaches.
    Experience in research methodologies, documentation of best practice and advocacy programs.
    Experience in managing change.

    The successful candidate must possess a solid understanding of how NGOs operate in Africa, be results-oriented, have demonstrated management skills, be forward thinking and be able to supervise and support operations and programs through a collaborative and positive multi-cultural working environment. The successful candidate should furthermore enjoy being part of a rapidly growing and developing organization and be personally committed to ILFs mission and values.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, CV, and three references to Mr. Vahid Jahangiri (vj@lifelinefund.org) and Ms. Rachael Reichenbach (rachael@lifelinefund.org). Application closes June 7th.

Deadline: 7th June 2012


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Jobs at Makerere University Walter Reed Project in Uganda- Lab Technologists

 Job Title: Laboratory Technologists, 2 positions

Walter Reed Project (MUK)
Laboratory Technologists, 2 positions
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a nongovernment, non- profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation
Posted On:
Closing On:     Monday, 21 May 2012
Friday, 01 June 2012
Category:     < None >
     
Duration:
   
Job Description:    

The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a nongovernment, non- profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate communicable disease threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support and surveillance of influenza and other emerging infections.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Proficiently perform HIV serology/viral load, Hep B and C assays and syphilis RPR and TP.PA assays and APTIMA as per the SOPs.

2. Proficiently conduct Manual Hematology and white blood cell count as established by the SOPs for each Assay.

3. Learn and become proficient in new assays and technologies brought in the lab.

5. Maintain laboratory equipment, including but not limited to service and repair as established by SOPs and QA/QC guidelines.

6. Maintain lab databases and keep up with current software applications for specific departments.

7. Perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Skills:     REQUIRED EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE:
1. Bachelors degree in Biomedical Laboratory Technology,

2. Bachelors in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any related science laboratory field.

3. Diploma in medical laboratory technology, knowledge and practice in Hematology will be an added advantage.

4. At least 2 years working experience in a medical/research laboratory preferably CAP accredited.

PHYSICAL ABILITY: Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate. The incumbent should have ability to travel to and from work and the Project’s collaborative sites in Kayunga, Entebbe and any other if necessary. The incumbent will from time to time be required to lift some lab supplies to and from the lab to the required destination as he/she may be directed by his/her superiors. The incumbent is also expected to able to sit for extended periods of time.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:
The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor or his/her designee as mutually agreed upon with the Laboratory Co- Director.

How to Apply:
Interested parties should send their application letter, CV (including 3 references), and supporting documents to:

The Human Resource Administrator
MUWRP
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.
P. O. BOX 16524, Kampala


Deadline: 1st June 2012




Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Medical Jobs at Makerere University Walter Reed Project in Uganda

 Job Title: Medical Clinical Officer 1 position Medical Male Circumcision Program

Walter Reed Project (MUK)
Medical Clinical Officer 1 position Medical Male Circumcision Program
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a nongovernment, non- profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation
Job Description:    

The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a nongovernment, non- profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate communicable disease threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support and surveillance of influenza and other emerging infections.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Heath.

2. At least 2 years of post-qualification professional experience.

3. Experience in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment including Antiretroviral Therapy.

4. Strong leadership and communication skills.

5. Ability to accomplish designated goals and targets in service provision.

6. Fluency in verbal and written English and Luganda.

7. Experience of living and working in a rural environment.

8. Must be registered with the Allied Health professionals’ Council.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Under the direction of the MUWRP supervisors, lead fixed or mobile medical male circumcision teams in accomplishing service delivery goals.

2. Perform minor surgical procedures as per WHO/MOH guidelines under the guidance of technical advisors.

3. Ensure patient safety and confidentiality.

4. Conduct health education sessions.

5. Resolve or coordinate the resolution of site program challenges.

6. Complete, timely and accurate documentation of all surgical and follow-up procedures.

7. Perform any other duties as requested, including but not limited to, running Antiretroviral Therapy Clinics
Preferred Skills:     ADDED ADVANTAGE EDUCATION/TRAINING:
1. Formal training in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment including Antiretroviral Therapy and Palliative Care.

2. Experience setting the agenda, supervision and/or leading groups of people.

4. Formal Training in Adolescent and Adult Medical Male Circumcision under local Anaesthesia.

5. Use of computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and Internet.

6. Participate in MUWRP/Kayunga/Mukono Local Government organized trainings as a trainee, trainer or supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.

2. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

3. Ability to work on own initiative and accomplish designated goals and targets.

4. Ability to professionally communicate in writing, verbally or by other means deemed appropriate.

PHYSICAL ABILITY: The ability to travel within Kayunga and Mukono Districts and surrounding areas


How to Apply:
Interested parties should send their application letter, CV (including 3 references), and supporting documents to:

The Human Resource Administrator
MUWRP
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.
P. O. BOX 16524, Kampala


Deadline: 1st June 2012



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Jobs at Makerere University Walter Reed Project in Uganda- Nurses

Job Title: Nurses and/or Surgical Theatre Assistants (2 positions)

Walter Reed Project (MUK)
Nurses and/or Surgical Theatre Assistants (2 positions)
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a nongovernment, non- profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation

Job Description:    

The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a nongovernment, non- profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate communicable disease threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support and surveillance of influenza and other emerging infections. The Project is looking for suitable candidates to fill the positions below:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Under the direction of MUWRP supervisors, provide nursing and/or surgical theatre assistant services as a member of a fixed or mobile safe male circumcision team

2. Assist in minor surgical procedures as per WHO/MOH guidelines under the guidance of technical advisors.

3. Conduct Health Education session and/or routine physical examinations.

4. Ensure patient safety and confidentiality.

5. Participate in complete, timely and accurate documentation of all surgical and follow-up procedures.

6. Maintain Surgical instruments and theatre equipment

7. Other duties as requested.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.

2. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

3. Ability to work on own initiative and accomplish designated goals and targets.

4. Ability to professionally communicate in writing, verbally or by other means deemed appropriate.
Preferred Skills:    

Qualifications :
1. Registered / Enrolled Nurse or Midwife.

2. At least 2 years of post-qualification professional experience.

3. Experience in HIV/AIDS Prevention, care and Treatment including Antiretroviral Therapy.

4. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills.

5. Commitment to accomplishing designated goals and targets in service provision.

6. Fluency in verbal and written English, able to fluently read and speak Luganda.

7. Experience of living and working in a rural environment.

8. Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council

ADDED ADVANTAGE EDUCATION/TRAINING:
• Training as a Medical Theatre Assistant

• Formal training in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment including Antiretroviral Therapy and Palliative Care.

• Formal Training in Adolescent and adult Medical Male Circumcision under local Anaesthesia.

• Formal training in counselling, especially youth counselling.

PHYSICAL ABILITY: The ability to travel within Kayunga and Mukono Districts and surrounding areas.





How to Apply:
Interested parties should send their application letter, CV (including 3 references), and supporting documents to:

The Human Resource Administrator
MUWRP
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.
P. O. BOX 16524, Kampala



Deadline: 1st June 2012



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Jobs at Coca Coca in Uganda- Instrumentation Engineer

Job Title: Instrumentation Engineer

Job Reference Number
    SN/UG/18-05-12/Man/01
Job Title:
    Instrumentation Engineer
Location:
    Namanve, Uganda
Reporting To:
    Country Engineering Manager
Number of Positions Available:
    1
Application Closing Date:
    1/6/2012
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
    Perfom planned equipment preventative maintenance.
Provide process instrumentation and control support.
Ensure failures/ problems/ deviations are investigated and root causes identified, verifiedand corrective action taken according to procedures.
Maintain health & safety standards as per The Coca -Cola Management Systems.
Document work orders and ensure that root cause analyses are recorded and documented.
Keep abreast of all relevant latest technology developments equipment upgrades as well as managing equipment upgrades as well as to latest technology. .
Skills, Experience & Education:
    Must have a Bachelors degree in Automation/ Instrumentation or Electronics/ Electrical related field.
At least 3 years maintenance experience, working knowledge of Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) is an added advantage.
Must be computer literate with proficiency in Ms Office.
Able to understand the various practical aspects of maintenance workflow and maintenance documentation.
High degree of integrity, honesty and flexibility

How to Apply:
Please send application letter and CV to: Human Resource Manager
P.O Box 3990, Kampala



Deadline: 1st June 2012


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