Control Room Operator Jobs Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Control Room Operator
About this job

Our client in the Oil and Gas sector is seeking someone to fill the position of Control Room Operator.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Constant monitoring of security alarms(anti-intrusion detectors, video cameras), safety alarms (fire& smoke detectors), technical alarms(A/C in technical rooms, power shut down) and reacting appropriately.
    Communication with persons responsible for Operational and technical issues, Head of Security and the Security Company and the On Duty Officer for emergencies.

Qualifications:

    Excellent command of the English language.
    5 years minimum experience in operating a radio room.
    Excellent knowledge of radio communication procedures in English.
    Excellent computer skills especially Microsoft office.
    Good report writing skills.
    Ability to use VHF radio equipment.
    Excellent communication skills both Oral and written.
    Ability to react in a timely and appropriate manner to emergencies and alarms.
    Good knowledge of first aid use of telecommunications.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to oilandgasjobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 31st May 2012

Business Manager Jobs Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Business Program Manager
About this job

Our Client is an American multinational corporation which provides related products and services is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the above vacancy;

Job Objective:

A results oriented self starter with good business development skills and an eye for partnerships that create superior value for all stakeholders. Must have a very good understanding of the Ugandan SMB landscape, the actors, the dynamics and the opportunities. Must be able to conceptualize and articulate solutions offerings for this sector including go-to-market strategies for the same.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Conceptualize key program components, develop plans and resource requirements
    Manage the implementation of key program/project activities.
    Coordinate the development & implementation of marketing & outreach campaigns to support the program.
    Assist the Country team in developing a solid SMB pipeline for program.
    Assist the country team in other pertinent projects as may be requested from time to time.

Qualifications:

    University Degree preferred with an excellent academic record. (Master's degree preferred)
    Previous experience in project management.
    Marketing/Business development/ Management consulting background
    Superior analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
    Excellent communication and organizational skills.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to gojobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.

Deadline: 28th May 2012

Jobs at Samaritan's Purse in Uganda- Advisor

Job Title: Advisor, monitoring and evaluation, Kampala
Closing Date: Saturday, 30 June 2012

International - Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems and processes require definition, discipline and training. The Program Development Unit (PDU) Advisor for Monitoring and Evaluation will provide clarity, definition and system synchronism across all Samaritan's Purse (SP) field office locations. The individual serving as the Advisor for Monitoring and Evaluation will work closely with the Program Management Advisor, Regional Directors, Country Directors, and Program Managers as well as within the Program Development Division (PDD) in general. The M&E Advisor will seek to establish meetings with key implementers in the critical start-up phase of programs to ensure the best possible chance of success. Along with the Technical Advisors, this person will promote the best practices of the organization both internally, by capturing the critical lessons learned as well as externally, by writing and presenting programming results to the international community.

The location of where this position will be based is still to be determined.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
    Master's Degree (MSc.) or equivalent in statistics or similar subject; or ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Commitment to the Samaritan's Purse statement of faith, and experience in working with cross-cultural and cross-denominational Christians.
    Technical writing skills including developing logical frameworks, monitoring and evaluation plans and evaluation reports.
    Field experience in relief and program development, program implementation and proposal development.
    Working knowledge of donor monitoring and evaluation requirements (UN, CIDA, DFID and USAID etc) and best practice in the field.
    Experience of conducting project evaluations including using survey methodologies of Cluster and LQAS.
    Proficiency and proven track record with using EPI Info and statistical software such as SPSS, STATA or other packages.

    12 month contract with the potential for renewal.

    This is an accompanied position.

    Mission Statement: Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

    Distinct Objectives: The work of Samaritan's Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles: Proclaim the Gospel - Exalt Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world Serve with Excellence - Exceed the world's standard while serving the purposes of God's kingdom Respond with Compassionate Action - Expedite our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister Demonstrate Biblical Integrity - Exhibit character and integrity personally, at home and work Walk in Bold Faith - Expect God to do the impossible-- "God Room"

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 June 2012

Jobs at Mercy Corps in Uganda- Deputy Chief of Party

Job Title: Deputy chief of party, Kotido
Closing Date: Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Kotido


PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY!!

PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will play a key leadership role in the implementation of a proposed five-year $50 million program to support agriculturalists, agro-pastoralists, and pastoralist households living across the target districts of Abim, Kotido and Kaabong (Karamoja).

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The DCOP will assist the COP in projects oversight, technical, administrative, operational, and logistical management of the project. In absence of the COP; the D/COP will undertake some of the responsibilities. The D/COP with the assistance of other personnel will primarily provide support and technical assistance in livelihood development through improved productivity, market access and business opportunity. Beyond livelihood strengthening, the D/CoP will also support Health/Nutrition and Governance objectives. The DCoP will also assist in the management of the sub-grantees under the award.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Program Implementation:

Provide leadership and strategic vision to the Economic Development a component of the MYAP program including workplan, market analysis, Arid Land management, pastoral/agro-pastoral development, partnership selection and management, and overall sector strategy.

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Reporting:

Facilitate the achievement of program targets and objectives and lead efforts to design effective M&E systems. Oversee the scheduling and production of formal and informal reports on all aspects of the program in a timely and efficient manner. Ensure that M&E staff focus on assisting programs to generate practical information that can be used for ongoing program decision-making while also capturing results at the impact level.

Staff Management, Professional Development and Team building:

In close partnership with the COP, create a work atmosphere conducive to professional growth and development of excellent personnel at all levels. Implement, and ensure all staff are effectively using, the performance planning and management system, establishing performance expectations and regularly providing constructive feedback. Promote accountability by conducting staff annual performance reviews with direct supervisees, and ensuring that supervisory staff do the same.

Organizational Learning

As part of Mercy Corps' agency-wide Organizational Learning Initiative, all team members are responsible for spending 5% of their work time in formal and/or non-formal professional learning activities.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
--> SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:-->

Direct supervision of: Econ Development program team

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Chief of Party

WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: Partners, program staff, support staff in Karamoja and Kampala.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

    MA/S in international development, livestock, agriculture, economics, or related field of study
    5-10 years of overseas experience.
    Strong understanding of U.S. government compliance issues
    Strong written and oral communication skills in English, including report development, writing and editing.
    Strong management skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues.
    Experience in value chain development, facilitation and agribusiness is added advantage
    Previous experience with Food for Peace Title II programming,required.
    Previous experience in Africa and East Africa preferred.

SUCCESS FACTORS:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, M&E skills and experiences. Good inter-personal relationships and networking; and established relationship with and/or substantive knowledge of key players in pastoralists and livestock sectors.



LIVING CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The Deputy Chief of Party will be based in Kotido and manage activities in the Kotido, Kaabong and Abim Districts. This is an unaccompanied post in an insecure environment.

How to apply:

Apply online at our website:
http://mercycorps.silkroad.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjo...


Deadline: 26th June 2012

Jobs at UNICEF in Uganda- Production Coordinator

Job Title: Production coordinator, Kampala
Closing Date: Sunday, 03 June 2012
George Street, Kampala

Level: P3/NO 3
Duration: 11 months
Duty station: Kampala

Purpose of Assignment:
Assist UNICEF´s T4D Unit in:

    Coordinate and lead all projects at the UNICEF Innovations Center / Mbuya workshop, with T4D program management support
    Oversee and monitor the complete prototyping, testing, production, assembly and installation process of the ruggedized computer kiosk program and related sub-projects
    Supervise all software and hardware developers and assistants based at the UNICEF workshop in Mbuya
    Coordinate further research and (cost-effective) development of ruggedized computer systems, including research on new technologies
    Work with engineers and assistants to provide relevant documentation on costing of the different versions of the computer kiosk systems and suggestions for further improvements
    Manage the setup of quality standards and procedures for the UNICEF workshop and all ongoing R&D and production processes
    Coordinate, monitor and further plan all installations of the computer kiosk systems at various (urban and remote/rural) sites allover Uganda
    Coordinate all related procurement processes and manage communications with UNICEF Supply, Logistics as well as other external suppliers for the computer kiosk systems
    Oversee the implementation of a monitoring system and troubleshooting procedures for installed systems
    Monitor and manage related budgets
    Coordinate the documentation of production processes, quality assurance reports, research and installation plans

    Tasks and Deliverables
    1. Review and update installation schedule; review production process and installation commitments; review current process and workshop capacity, and organize a system and schedule for prototyping, testing, production and installation (Clear production, software development and installation schedule, including work plans for all workshop staff, presented to T4D, Comms/Youth team)
    2. Complete supply plan and ordering documents for 2012 (Updated supply plan submitted to Supply; details for all orders submitted to T4D PA)
    3. Identification of local fabricators (phase 2) and local assembly teams (phase1) (List of all recommended companies, with assessment criteria outlined and assessment scores recorded, submitted to T4D and Supply, and contracts raised)
    4. Production, software development and installation system progress review (Updated production guidelines and schedule, based on lessons learned in first 4 months)
    5. Review of installations and content delivery systems. (Report to T4D and Comms/Youth managers on all sites where kiosks are installed, usage, recommendations for other installation companies or partners)
    6. Review of software development for remote monitoring and usage logging (Report to T4D managers on implementation and follow-up on kiosk monitoring system)
    7. Complete maintenance & troubleshooting plan for installed systems (Report to T4D managers on implementation of maintenance and troubleshooting procedures)
    8. Identify and prototype design at least 1 new T4D innovation or cost-effective adaption of existing systems (Provide design, costing and production documents of new innovation)
    9. Supply plan and ordering documents for 2013 (Supply plan agreed on with T4D management and submitted to Supply)
    10. Identification of local assembly teams (phase 2) and any additional fabricators (phase 3) (List of all recommended companies, with assessment criteria outlined and assessment scores recorded, submitted to T4D and Supply, and contracts raised)
    11. Review and implement procedures to ensure production quality standards Clear production, software development and installation schedule, including work plans for all workshop staff, presented to T4D, Comms/Youth team (Report to T4D management on implemented quality standards and coordination measures)
        Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required for the assignment
        Education, Training
        Advanced degree or equivalent applied experience in engineering, computer science or a related field
        Experience:
        10 years experience managing production and R&D processes in the industrial sector, preferably in IT related businesses
        5 years experience implementing large-scale technical projects – including the supervision of hardware and software engineers
        Experience in budgeting, procurement and contracts
        A good understanding of development issues and the specific circumstances of an R&D and production process in a development context
        Ability to manage relationships with UNICEF partners, including private sector, NGOs, universities among others
        Strong organizational, planning and budgeting abilities
        Proven analytical and problem solving skills
        Ability to set priorities and coordinate work in a team to meet deadlines
        Ability to make decisions on a variety of complex matters
        Proven skills in negotiation, networking, strategic thinking and advocacy
        Ability to travel and work in remote and sometimes insecure locations
        Fluency in written and verbal English
        Residence and work experience in a development context, current or past
        Residence in Kampala, Uganda, for duration of contract

How to apply:

To apply:

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

Applications must be received by 3 June 2012

Jobs at Mercy Corps in Uganda- Country Director

Job Title:Country director, Kampala
Closing Date: Tuesday, 10 July 2012

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The Mercy Corps Uganda Country Director is an innovative and visionary leader responsible for resourcefully managing all programming in Uganda, resulting in lasting improvement in the lives of over a half a million Ugandans. S/He has held senior roles in formulating strategic direction within an international development context. The CD has supervisory responsibility for the country team and implementation of all security protocols. The Country Program enjoys a budget of approximately 40 million with the generous support from the United States Government, the European Commission, and the Swiss. The CD develops sustainable, multi-sector programming and is accountable to beneficiaries and donors, placing a high value on innovative solutions to development issues and creative partnerships in tough environments.

PROGRAM/ DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

Since the Country Office opened in 2005, Mercy Corps Uganda has experienced significant growth that has resulted in geographic expansion and the development of new sub-grant alliances with international and national NGOs. Working in transitional environments, Mercy Corps is integrating well-targeted assistance with a large focus on market facilitation that is embedding a mindset of sustainability among all programmatic staff and unifying Mercy Corps approach across all programs. By addressing a number of overlapping and associated needs within a wide range of activities (livelihoods, peace building, agriculture, water and sanitation, health and nutrition, and economic development) Mercy Corps is taking a very integrated approach to ensure the greatest possible impact. The Districts in which Mercy Corps works are generally the most marginalized, poverty stricken, and conflict prone.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Strategy and Vision

    Communicate a clear vision of present and future program goals and strategies to team members and stakeholders that translates into concrete programs and work plans.
    Lead the annual country planning process and provide strategic updates.
    Use technical support teams collaboratively.

Personal Leadership

    Demonstrate flexibility, resilience and ability to maintain positive relationships and composure.
    Maintain high ethical standards and treat people with respect and dignity.
    Demonstrate awareness of his/her own strengths and development needs.

Representation

    Represent Mercy Corps programs with national and international media and participate in community activities as appropriate.
    Maintain productive relationships with internal and external constituents such as private partners, local governments, foundations, the private sector, etc.
    Anticipate needs, understand donor pool and contribute to shaping donor's views on development.
    Explore, evaluate and present innovative funding opportunities that support the objectives for the country as a whole.

Team Management

    Create a sustainable work environment of mutual respect that attracts motivated, skilled and effective team members and enables them individually and collectively to strive to achieve excellence.
    Supervise and provide leadership to a diverse team of direct and indirect reports in field offices.
    Contribute to country team-building efforts, help team members identify problem-solving options and ensure the integration of all team members into relevant decision-making processes.

Operations Management

    Apply Mercy Corps' Design M&E principles and framework to programs and ensure the country's overall strategy includes effective, timely reporting systems for all donors.
    Ensure effective, transparent use of resources in compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies/procedures.
    Oversee budget management of sub-grantees/sub-contractors, if applicable.
    Build and maintain operational systems that ensure proper administrative support for programs, as well as segregation of duties between finance and operations.

Security

    Liaise with the VP of Operations and Regional Program Director on crucial events, high-risk periods, incident reporting and security policy changes.

Organizational Learning: As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve - we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Program Director (1), Chief of Party (2), Program Manager (1) Finance Director, (1), Deputy Director (1) (Total of 6 direct and 187 indirect staff).-->

ACCOUNTABILITY:

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Regional Program Director

WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: Senior Program Officer, Assistant Program Officer, TSU, Regional Finance Officer and Africa Security Advisor.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

    BA/S or equivalent in relevant field required; MA/S preferred.
    7-10 years of field experience in international relief and development programs, including demonstrable success in managing large complex development programs.
    5 years of senior-level leadership, capacity building and field management experience.
    Demonstrated success working effectively and respectfully with host country government, private sector, INGO, NGO partners and other stakeholders in complex environments.
    Proven skills in financial and grants management; prior experience with USAID and experience with EC funding desirable.
    Successful and proven negotiation, communication and organization skills.
    Excellent oral and written English skillsrequired.
    Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment.
    Previous working experience in Africa, with Multi-Year Assistance Programs (MYAPs), and in insecure environments preferred.

SUCCESS FACTORS:

The successful Uganda CD will skillfully represent programmatic priorities of the agency to donors and regional partners while providing effective leadership to the Mercy Corps program team. S/he will have high emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring skills and proven experience with capacity building and will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level. Successful Mercy Corps team members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and challenging environments, and make effective written and verbal communication a priority.

LIVING /ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The CD is based in Kampala. The location is accompanied and secure. Housing is individual accommodation with unlimited freedom of movement beyond the house/office. There are three main International schools in Uganda. Staff have access to services – medical, electricity, water, etc. This position requires thirty-five percent travel by road and air to field offices in secure and insecure environments.

Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

How to apply:


Please apply directly at:
http://mercycorps.silkroad.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=218055&company_id=15927&jobboardid=479

Deadline:10th June 2012

Telecommunications Engineer Jobs at Total E&P Uganda

Job Title: Telecommunication Engineer Job Ref:IST201

About this job

Our Client Total E&P Uganda is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the above vacancy;

Job vacancies for senior and junior engineers.

Main Job Responsibilities:

    Integrate Total Exploration and Production Uganda telecommunications network related to powerful voice and data communications means to the Head-quarter’s system, to ensure that they are reliable, economical, and compliant with Total’s Telecommunication referential.
    Guarantee the availability, operability and reliability of the telecommunications systems and recommend technical architectures and solutions for the subsidiary.

Qualifications:

    University degree in Telecommunication engineering.
    Minimum 6 years of experience, at least 3 of which have been in telecommunications in oil & gas industry (upstream).
    Expertise in IP layer protocols and IP addressing in a complex environment.
    Awareness of application layer protocols (HTTP, FTP, SMTP, Telnet, NFS, NT).
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to TotalEPjobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 25th May 2012


Legal Counsel Jobs at Total E&P Uganda


Job Title: Legal Counsel Job Ref:B&D411-412

About this job

Our Client Total E&P Uganda is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the above vacancy;

Main Job Responsibilities:

    The job holder will support the Company’s decision-making by analysing legal risks and giving appropriate recommendations.
    Draft, review and participate in the negotiation of agreements and other legal documentation.
    Advise on the interpretation / application of laws and regulations particularly within the context of the Company’s business.
    Liaise with various Government departments, agencies, joint venture partners and contractors to resolve contractual and other legal issues.
    Provide support in meeting the Company’s regulatory and compliance obligations to Government agencies and Joint Venture partners.

Qualifications:

    Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Law (Upper Second) from a recognised university.
    Masters Degree (LL.M) with oil and gas, business or environmental law specialisation would be an added advantage.
    Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
    At least five (5) years professional work experience in the oil and gas industry or a law firm or other commercial environment.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to TotalEPjobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 25th May 2012

Law Jobs in Uganda at AF Mpanga Advocates

Job Title: Associate- Petroleum and energy
Reports to: Partner
Job Purpose:
To contribute to the achievement of the firm’s petroleum and energy strategic objectives

Key Accountabilities:
•    Draft, review and negotiate petroleum and energy agreements
•    Prepare legal opinions on petroleum and energy matters
•    Advise on petroleum and energy sector regulatory compliance
•    Manage client relations

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor of Laws Degree
•    Post graduate Diploma in Legal practice
•    Valid practicing certificate

Experience:
Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in a commercial law practice with hands on experience with the petroleum/ energy sector

How to Apply:
Application forms can be picked from aikan offices
The completed application form must be submitted together with typed copies of applicant’s CV with 3 referees, cover letter, and photocopies of university degree certificates
Please hand deliver the application to the aikan offices, aikan Human Resource Consultants 2 Bandali Close, Bugolobi, Kagga House Annex, 1st Floor

Deadline: 4th June 2012



AF Mpanga Advocates Jobs in Uganda- Associate

Job Title:  Associate-Commercial Litigation and Advisory
Reports to: Partner
Job Purpose
To contribute to the achievement of the firm’s commercial litigation and advisory strategic objectives

Key Accountabilities:
•    Conduct client interviews and prepare commercial litigation cases
•    Represent clients in courts
•    Manage client cases

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor of Laws degree
•    Post graduate diploma in legal practice
•    Valid practicing certificate

Knowledge and Skills:
•    Planning and Organization skills
•    Analytical skills
•    Multi-tasking skills
•    Client management skills


How to Apply:
Application forms can be picked from aikan offices
The completed application form must be submitted together with typed copies of applicant’s CV with 3 referees, cover letter, and photocopies of university degree certificates
Please hand deliver the application to the aikan offices, aikan Human Resource Consultants 2 Bandali Close, Bugolobi, Kagga House Annex, 1st Floor

Deadline: 4th June 2012



Jobs at AF Mpanga Advocates in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Associate- Banking and Finance

Our client AF Mpanga Advocates, a Ugandan law firm consistently ranked in band one by Chambers and Partners, and boasts of strong relationships with a number of financial institutions, corporates, and international clients, is interested in recruiting competent Ugandans.

Reports to: Partner

Job Purpose:
To contribute to the efficient management and growth of the firm’s Banking and Finance practice

Key Accountabilities:
•    Participate in developing the banking and finance practice strategy
•    Ensure the implementation of the strategy
•    Draft, review and negotiate loan and security documentations
•    Prepare legal opinions for banking and finance law matters

Qualifications:
•    Bachelors degree in Law
•    Masters degree in Banking and Finance Law
•    Post graduate diploma in legal practice

Experience:
•    Minimum of 6 years post qualification experience in a commercial law firm

Knowledge and Skills:
•    Supervisory skills
•    Planning and organization skills
•    Negotiating skills

How to Apply:
Application forms can be picked from aikan offices
The completed application form must be submitted together with typed copies of applicant’s CV with 3 referees, cover letter, and photocopies of university degree certificates
Please hand deliver the application to the aikan offices, aikan Human Resource Consultants 2 Bandali Close, Bugolobi, Kagga House Annex, 1st Floor

Deadline: 4th June 2012



Jobs at UNICEF in Uganda- Production Coordinator

Job Title: Production coordinator, Kampala
Closing Date: Sunday, 03 June 2012
George Street, Kampala

Level: P3/NO 3
Duration: 11 months
Duty station: Kampala

Purpose of Assignment:
Assist UNICEF´s T4D Unit in:

    Coordinate and lead all projects at the UNICEF Innovations Center / Mbuya workshop, with T4D program management support
    Oversee and monitor the complete prototyping, testing, production, assembly and installation process of the ruggedized computer kiosk program and related sub-projects
    Supervise all software and hardware developers and assistants based at the UNICEF workshop in Mbuya
    Coordinate further research and (cost-effective) development of ruggedized computer systems, including research on new technologies
    Work with engineers and assistants to provide relevant documentation on costing of the different versions of the computer kiosk systems and suggestions for further improvements
    Manage the setup of quality standards and procedures for the UNICEF workshop and all ongoing R&D and production processes
    Coordinate, monitor and further plan all installations of the computer kiosk systems at various (urban and remote/rural) sites allover Uganda
    Coordinate all related procurement processes and manage communications with UNICEF Supply, Logistics as well as other external suppliers for the computer kiosk systems
    Oversee the implementation of a monitoring system and troubleshooting procedures for installed systems
    Monitor and manage related budgets
    Coordinate the documentation of production processes, quality assurance reports, research and installation plans

    Tasks and Deliverables
    1. Review and update installation schedule; review production process and installation commitments; review current process and workshop capacity, and organize a system and schedule for prototyping, testing, production and installation (Clear production, software development and installation schedule, including work plans for all workshop staff, presented to T4D, Comms/Youth team)
    2. Complete supply plan and ordering documents for 2012 (Updated supply plan submitted to Supply; details for all orders submitted to T4D PA)
    3. Identification of local fabricators (phase 2) and local assembly teams (phase1) (List of all recommended companies, with assessment criteria outlined and assessment scores recorded, submitted to T4D and Supply, and contracts raised)
    4. Production, software development and installation system progress review (Updated production guidelines and schedule, based on lessons learned in first 4 months)
    5. Review of installations and content delivery systems. (Report to T4D and Comms/Youth managers on all sites where kiosks are installed, usage, recommendations for other installation companies or partners)
    6. Review of software development for remote monitoring and usage logging (Report to T4D managers on implementation and follow-up on kiosk monitoring system)
    7. Complete maintenance & troubleshooting plan for installed systems (Report to T4D managers on implementation of maintenance and troubleshooting procedures)
    8. Identify and prototype design at least 1 new T4D innovation or cost-effective adaption of existing systems (Provide design, costing and production documents of new innovation)
    9. Supply plan and ordering documents for 2013 (Supply plan agreed on with T4D management and submitted to Supply)
    10. Identification of local assembly teams (phase 2) and any additional fabricators (phase 3) (List of all recommended companies, with assessment criteria outlined and assessment scores recorded, submitted to T4D and Supply, and contracts raised)
    11. Review and implement procedures to ensure production quality standards Clear production, software development and installation schedule, including work plans for all workshop staff, presented to T4D, Comms/Youth team (Report to T4D management on implemented quality standards and coordination measures)
        Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required for the assignment
        Education, Training
        Advanced degree or equivalent applied experience in engineering, computer science or a related field
        Experience:
        10 years experience managing production and R&D processes in the industrial sector, preferably in IT related businesses
        5 years experience implementing large-scale technical projects – including the supervision of hardware and software engineers
        Experience in budgeting, procurement and contracts
        A good understanding of development issues and the specific circumstances of an R&D and production process in a development context
        Ability to manage relationships with UNICEF partners, including private sector, NGOs, universities among others
        Strong organizational, planning and budgeting abilities
        Proven analytical and problem solving skills
        Ability to set priorities and coordinate work in a team to meet deadlines
        Ability to make decisions on a variety of complex matters
        Proven skills in negotiation, networking, strategic thinking and advocacy
        Ability to travel and work in remote and sometimes insecure locations
        Fluency in written and verbal English
        Residence and work experience in a development context, current or past
        Residence in Kampala, Uganda, for duration of contract

How to apply:

To apply:

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

Applications must be received by 3 June 2012


Deadline: 3rd June 2012



Jobs at Montrose Africa in Uganda- Administrator

Job Title: Senior administrator, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 07 June 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  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
    Experience working with the private sector 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 7 June 2012


Deadline: 7th June 2012



Jobs at Muhavura Extractions Ltd in Uganda


Job Title:  Maintenance Manager

Muhavura Extractions Ltd.
MAINTENANCE MANAGER
Muhavura Extractions Ltd. is a subsidiary company of an American multi-national corporation and is situated in Kabale. A vacancy has arisen, within the company, for Factory Maintenance (Engineer) Manager.

Duration:
   
Job Description:     Muhavura Extractions Ltd. is a subsidiary company of an American multi-national corporation and is situated in Kabale.
A vacancy has arisen, within the company, for Factory Maintenance (Engineer) Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the start-up, refurbishment and restoration of our existing extraction factory, as well as continued performance and maintenance of equipment and managing maintenance staff . This position is also accountable for operational efficiencies and machine downtime for our solvent extraction plant comprising the following main processes and equipment:

• Hexane solvent extraction process.

• Boiler and steam reticulation.

• Water reticulation.

• Refrigeration units.

• Hexane recovery including distillation, evaporation and condensation units.

• Hammer mill and pre-cleaner.

• Generator maintenance.
Preferred Skills:     The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ experience in a mechanical engineering role in a similar manufacturing environment. This is a “hands on” role requiring a high level of initiative and technical expertise & know-how.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate.
Applications, in writing or by email, should be addressed to:

The General Manager
Muhavura Extractions Ltd.
P. O. Box 720, Kabale.
Email: john.power@muhavura.com



Deadline: 1st June 2012.   


Jobs at National Curriculum Development Centre in Uganda


Job Title: Communications Officer

National Curriculum Development Centre    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

Background
life Ministry of Education and Sports of the Government of Uganda has taken a decision to undertake a thorough reform of the lower secondary education curriculum under the implementation of the Universal Post-Primary Education and Training Project (UPPET). Government of Uganda has secured financing from the World Bank towards support of this reform process. This is a five year program and the officer will be stationed at NCDC premises, Kyambogo
THE DRAFT OF THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (NCDC) JOB ADVERT

Post: Communications Officer
Responsible to: The Deputy Director, NCDC.
Age: 30 – 45 years
Scale: CD 6
Terms of employment:
Years contract but renewable annually

Duties:
• Management of communication from the NCDC Management, Team leader CURASSE and working closely with specialists and the CURASSE consultants.
• Communicate information about CURASEE and getting feedback from the public.
• Advocating for the reform.
• Developing a brand for NCDC, including style guidelines, for all communications from NCDC.
• Updating the public on the activities of CURASSE and other NCDC activities
• Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.
Requirement:    

Qualifications:
• A degree.in Mass communication with a bias in Public Relations or a relevant professional qualification in development management or communications from a recognized institution. A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
Personal specifications and experience
• Must have at least 6 years experience in working as a Public Relations Officer preferably in a public institution.
• MUST be conversant with Microsoft packages as well as presentation skills.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Knowledgeable about the education sector in Uganda.
• Knowledgeable of government and non¬government organizations structures at all levels.
• Well developed interpersonal, intercultural and negotiation skills.
• Skills in supporting effective implementation of a communications strategy.
• Ability to work with a wide range of people, including public officials, the media, and consultants to deliver programme objectives
Salary:     - USD/month
How to apply:    

Applications’ are therefore invited from appropriately qualified Ugandans for the following post available for immediate filling at the National Curriculum Development Centre and Uganda Curriculum, Assessment and Examination Reform (CURASSE). NCDC is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Closing date for applications is two weeks from the date of this publication. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 6 copies of: the application letter indicating three (3) referees, a detailed CV, Photocopies of Certificates and Academic Transcripts should be submitted to:
The Coordinator, CURASSE Project/National Curriculum Development Centre, P. O. Box 7002, Kampala.
ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

Deadline: 31st May 2012

Jobs at Habitat for Humanity Uganda- Resource Manager


Job Title:Resource Development and Communications (RD&C) Manager

Habitat for Humanity Uganda 

About this Job:    

Habitat for Humanity Uganda is an Ecumenical Christian NGO running Programs and Projects that seek to eliminate Poverty Housing in several areas in Uganda. We are inviting applications to fill the position of Resource Development and Communications Manager at the National Office.
Resource Development and Communications (RD&C) Manager (Re-advertised)
Reports to: The National Director
Job summary:

The Resource Development and Communications Manager is responsible for encouraging, maintaining and enhancing the HFH Ugandans RD&C Department’s relationships with its donors. This position seeks to enhance the Habitat brand in Uganda through strategic communication initiatives with our partners and ensuring consistent messaging of brand and logo. The Manager will perform this role either as a program team lead, a program team member, or as a thematic knowledge manager.
Specifically:

• Work closely with the National Director on strategies for the development of HFH Uganda’s partnerships, with particular reference to resource development opportunities.
• Research external opportunities for support of HFH Uganda particularly in locating, contacting and soliciting, of relevant potentially supportive diaspora and follow up.
• Work in concert with the National Director to identify mechanisms for appropriate relationship building, promotion and marketing.
• Ensuring that mechanisms are in place to enhance HFH Uganda’s image with foundations, corporate, organizations and associations.
• Conduct systematic and ongoing prospecting activities to maintain an adequate pipeline of potential partnerships in Uganda’s geographic territory.
• Qualify prospects and design effective proposals that match HFH Uganda’s strategic plan.
• Write compelling proposals and oversee the development of reports.
• Prepare and present quarterly and annual appreciation reports and updates to communicate the results of the program, celebrate its successes.
• Analyze and define major strategies to expand Habitat Uganda’s role in global arena to maximize return for Habitat.
• Establish strong relationships with AME RD&C team and HFHI global team. Lead the collaborative development efforts among Habitat for Humanity entities.
• Provide accurate activity and pipeline reports and revenue forecasts as required.
• Guide, the strategic direction for communication of HFH Uganda’s plans and accomplishments.
• Develop effective strategies to enhance HFH brand in Uganda, cultivate new communications partnerships and position Habitat as an leader in housing in Uganda.
« Guide strategic planning process for Habitat to communications/ public relations needs.
• Analyze and report on communication impact. Mentor and develop emerging talent among HFH Uganda team.
• Function as an executive contact in key partnerships and prospects throughout the programme.
• Maintain integrity of content used in editorial and marketing communications materials published by and within AME.
• Edit, amend and rewrite materials to raise awareness about Habitat activities and for homeowners and partners, in multimedia or broadcast channels; in external publications; and/ or in Habitat publications and outlets.
• Research and originate stories (occasionally involving field trips), scripts, presentations, marketing and advertising copy as required.
Requirement:    

Skills Requirements:
• Strong English language writing and editing skills, preferably of an editor’s eye for detail.
• 3-5 years of experience grant/proposal writing. Ideal candidates will also have experience writing proposals for or working with specific donors such as USAID, EU, World Bank.
. Ability to work in cross functional teams and reporting to a variety of donors.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Strong computer skills including Internet Explorer, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access.
• Creative thinker needed for the creation and formulation of plans, contracts and proposal; intensive research, using both written and electronic means; ability to quickly and accurately assess and qualify donor prospects.
• Willingness to communicate and affirm the Christian principles of Habitat for Humanity.



How to apply:    

Qualifying candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, a detailed CV including telephone Contacts and at least three professional referees. These should be submitted to the National Director at the address below no later than 31st May 2012. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Apply to:
The National Director Habitat For Humanity Uganda P.O. Box 9873, Kampala Telephone: 041 501457 / 0392 760802 Email: noffice@hlhuganda.org

Deadline: 31st May 2012

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