Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy at Dairy Development Authority in Uganda


Job Title: Procurement Officer

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under listed positions:

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Reports to: Principal Procurement Officer Objective of the Job
To ensure smooth and lawful process of procurement and disposal of the Authority and provide hands-on to ensure that efficient and effective procurement and disposal is achieved. Key Functions
1. To draft bid documents and invitations to tender for the organization’s procurement and disposal requirements.
2. Draft reports to the contracts committee and the PPDA.
3. Assist in preparation of procurement plans in line with organizations work plans and budget.
4. Assist in Preparation of contract documents for all procurements of the Authority and assist to improve contract management.
5. Prepare and review purchase orders and contract.
6. Offer technical support to the Tender Committee.
7. Monitor the implementation of contracts.
8. Provide regular feed backs to user departments.
9. Arrange regular procurement departmental meetings.
10. Compile, develop and maintain accurate procurement data.
11. Any other duties as may be directed by the supervisor.
Requirement:    

Qualifications and Experience
1. Must have Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management/ Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized institution of higher learning.
2. Up to 1 year of relevant continuous procurement experience in a relatively large organization.
3. Demonstrated understanding of the public procurement laws of Uganda.
4. Should have good interpersonal and communication skills and able to work with a multiplicity of stakeholders.
5. Should be highly innovative and creative thinker.
6. Must have excellent computer, writing, presentation and negotiation skills.



How to apply:    

Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below before 8th June, 2012.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Kampala
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2


Deadline: 8th June 2012



Jobs at Dairy Development Authority (DDA) in Uganda- Human Resource Manager


Job Title: Human Resource Manager

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
About this Job:    

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under listed positions:
Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Reports to: Executive Director. Supervises: Senior Human Resource Officer Objective of the Job
To initiate, formulate and manage Human Resource Management and Development policies and Strategies that will enable the authority to attract develop and retain high quality human resources. Key Functions
1. Initiate, formulate and manage human resource management and development policies and Strategies for the authority.
2. Develop and implement performance management system for the authority and coordinate staff appraisals.
3. Identify and rationalize career and training opportunities/needs for authority’s staff.
4. Ensure contracts and personnel records of staff are done and up to date.
5. Leave administration.
6. Improve job descriptions and specifications of all the employees in the authority.
7. Coordinate the selection and recruitment of staff in accordance with the established rules, procedures and practices.
8. In liaison with the Finance department guide payroll management.
9. Initiate budget proposals for the human resource unit.
10. Prepare progress reports and follow up on the implementation of human resource work plans;
11. Handle employee disciplinary issues and manage conflict.
Requirement:    

Qualifications and Experience
1. A Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management.
2. Post graduate degree in relevant field is a must.
3. At least 5 years of relevant experience in human resource management with 3 years at senior level.
4. Good understanding of Ugandan labor laws.
5. Should have analytical skills, administrative skills, organization skills, communication skills, decision-making skills, negotiation skills, team building skills, networking skills, result oriented skills, supervisory skills, management skills, leadership skills.
6. Should be a good team player.

How to apply:    
Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below before 8th June, 2012.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Kampala
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2


Deadline: 8th June 2012



Dairy Development Authority (DDA) Jobs in Uganda- Principal Inspector


Job Title: Principal Inspector

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)   
About this Job:    

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under listed positions:

Job Title: Principal Inspector !
Reports to: Regulatory Services Manager.
Supervises: Dairy Inspectors
Objectives of the Job
To enforce and develop a spirit of voluntary compliance with established quality standards, and regulations governing the production, transportation, processing, marketing and consumption of milk, in order to foster development of the dairy industry. Key Functions
1. Establish and maintain an effective and efficient system for ensuring compliance to regulations.
2. Conduct regular inspections of milk handling premises aimed at; disseminating guidelines for food safety, hygiene practices in milk handling, dairy processing facilities and premises to ensure compliance with both quality and safety standards and dairy regulations.
3. Enforce dairy regulations to safe guard public health and well being of milk consumers.
4. Establish and maintain systems to address consumers/farmers complaints and concerns regarding adherence to dairy standards ; and regulations.
5. Implement consumer awareness campaign and sensitization programmes focusing on dairy standards and regulatory aspects.
6. 6. Generate and analyze statistical data and information on
compliance with dairy standards and regulations to facilitate the •
evaluation of the regulatory framework. i
7. Pool dairy imports and export data and carry out trend analysis. ;
8. Any other duty as may be assigned by your supervisor. ;
Requirement:    

Qualifications and Experience
1. Must have Bachelors Degree in Dairy Technology, Dairy Science, Food Science Technology, Chemistry, Bio-chemistry, or related qualifications from a recognized institution of higher learning.
2. Post graduate qualification in a management related field.
3. At least 3 years of relevant working experience.
4. Should have good knowledge and skills in milk processing best practices, Quality systems and application of dairy standards, laws and regulations relevant to the dairy industry in particular “the Dairy Industry Act, Public Health Act” etc.
5. Should have good interpersonal and communication skills and capable of working as a team leader
6. Should be highly innovative and creative thinker.
7. Must have excellent computer, writing and presentation skills

How to apply:    

Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below before 8th June, 2012.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Kampala
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2


Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)- Cost Controller


Job Title: Food & Beverages Cost Controller

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)   

Qualifications: Certificate, diploma or degree in Accounting or equivalent with a basic knowledge in costing and auditing. At least 3 years experience in hotel industry in a similar position
Competencies and skills required:
• Ability to Control food and beverage stocks;
• Ability to prepare monthly food and beverage reports within strict deadlines.
• Computer literacy is an added advantage



How to apply:    

Interested persons with the minimum requirements should submit their applications, to: The Executive Director, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre;-,/1.0 Box 369, Entebbe not later than 11th June 2012, 5: 00 pm. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 11th June 2012



Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)- Assistant Chef


Job Title: Assistant Chef/ Cook (1), Staff cooks (2) and Kitchen Helper

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)

Report to: Supervisor
Requirement:    

Qualifications: 0′ level certificate, certificate in basic food production from a recognized institution and 2 years working experience in a hotel industry.
Competencies and skills required:
. Ability to Help and support the Executive-Chef (Ex -Chef) in her/his responsibilities in No 2 above. Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/ Executive Chef.


How to apply:    
Interested persons with the minimum requirements should submit their applications, to: The Executive Director, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre;-,/1.0 Box 369, Entebbe not later than 11th June 2012, 5: 00 pm. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Deadline:11th June 2012

Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre


Job Title: Waiters and Waitresses

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)    FULL TIME

Report to: Executive Chef/ Supervisor and Head Barman
Requirement:    

Qualifications: 0′ Level certificate, certificate in basic food and beverage service from a recognized institution, at least 2 years experience in similar position.
Competencies and skills required:
• Ability to help and support the Supervisor/ Executive- chef and Head barman in carrying out their responsibilities in Nos. 1 and No 5 above.
• Any other duties as assigned.

How to apply:    

How to Apply:
Interested persons with the minimum requirements should submit their applications, to: The Executive Director, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre;-,/1.0 Box 369, Entebbe not later than 11th June 2012, 5: 00 pm. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th June 2012

Jobs at GOAL International in Uganda


Job Title: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Coordinator

Closing date:  15 Jun 2012

GOAL is an International Humanitarian Organisation working in Uganda since the late 70s. Our mandate is to ensure that the poor and vulnerable are able to exercise their fundamental rights and meet their basic needs. GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities.

GOAL Uganda has programmes in the Health (including Water, Sanitation & Hygiene and HIV) and Livelihoods sectors. A new programme for Health Sector Accountability is under development.
GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy. GOAL reserves the right to reject any application from a candidate who is currently employed by a local partner organization.

GOAL OFFERS AN ATTRACTIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE WHICH INCLUDES, AMONG OTHER BENEFITS, MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR EACH EMPLOYEE & DEPENDANTS.

GOAL is currently recruiting for a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Coordinator based in Kampala

General Description of both positions

Over the lifetime of the current strategic plan GOAL Uganda’s country programme has transitioned from separate emergency and development programmes to a cohesive country programme focusing on Health and Livelihoods. The centrally based country M&E team provides support and capacity for all GOAL’s programming in Uganda. The MEL Coordinator is responsible for all the country programme monitoring, evaluation and learning systems.

Specific Description of the Role

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator will be responsible for the following objectives: • Coordinate the overall country monitoring systems • Coordinate the overall country evaluation systems • Coordinate the overall country learning systems • Coordinate the overall country M&E Plan • Manage the MEL team and be active member of the Senior Management Team.

Essential requirements: • Degree. • 10 years+ work experience. • 4+ year’s specific M&E Management experience in an INGO. • International experience in an M&E position • Experience in at least two M&E design frameworks (Logical frameworks, Theory of Change, Outcome Mapping) • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Previous experience in the design, analysis and reporting of quantitative surveys • Previous experience in the design, analysis and reporting of Qualitative data • Strong analytical skills (use of analytical software at least one – SPSS, STATA, EPI INFO, ALTLAS IT, ARC-GIS, NIVIVO) • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) • Previous experience in the design and delivery of capacity building trainings in M&E • Ability to travel up to 50% from base


How to Apply
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), daytime contact number and salary history by 15th June 2012. DETAILS OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION CAN BE OBTAINED ON REQUEST THROUGH THE EMAIL ADDRESSS BELOW. Only Short listed applicants will be contacted. Applications should be addressed and emailed to:
How to apply:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, or email: AdminKampala@ug.goal.ie PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES ON EMAIL AND REMEMBER TO INDICATE THE POSITION APPLIED FOR IN THE SUBJECT.


Jobs at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)- Executive Director


Job Title:  Executive Director

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT for EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), is an indigenous organisation spearheading the fight against HIV/AIDS through HIV prevention, care and support services. Our mission is to contribute the process of preventing new HIV infections, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV and AIDS. TASO requires services of a dynamic individual to serve in the position of Executive Director. S/he will assist the TASO Board of Trustees in fulfilling its mandate and providing overall strategic leadership and management of TASO, in the pursuit of our mission and strategic goals.

Key Outputs
•    Strategic plan development.
•    Adequate resource mobilisation for the attainment of the strategic plans.
•    Appropriate organisational policies and systems formulated and implemented to ensure effective and efficient management in the organisation.
•    Effective oversight of programme implementation to ensure attainment of the set goals.
•    Provide Secretarial services to the Board of Trustees and ensuring that they are up-to-date on key strategic issues.
•    Productive relationship with donors, partners and other stakeholders maintained.
•    Effective advocacy for TASO and the fight against HIV/AIDS carried out.
•    Regular reports to all partners and stakeholders produced and disseminated as required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
•    Lead the formulation of TASO strategic and development plans, formulation and review of policies when appropriate, and recommend the plans and policies to the Board of Trustees for approval.
•    Provide strategic guidance in the mobilization of funds and other resources required for the effective implementation of TASO activities and oversee the preparation of proposals for resource mobilisation support to TASO.
•    Mobilise adequate resources for the implementation of TASO programmes.
•    Identify, negotiate, and nurture strategic partnerships with other development partners to access additional resources for TASO.
•    Direct the establishment of effective and efficient management and operating structures and systems.
•    Provide appropriate direction and guidance for programme management and take other necessary measures to ensure that TASO operations are effective and efficient.
•    Oversee program reviews and evaluations to ensure that TASO operations remain relevant and responsive to the clients’ needs in the best possible manner within the available resources.
•    Foster strong and productive teamwork among the top management of TASO and establish a teamwork culture at all levels of TASO.
•    Maintain oversight of financial control, and the appropriate and judicious utilisation of funds and other resources under TASO’s care, in accordance with relevant policies, agreements, regulations and legislation.
•    Provide strategic and policy guidance on TASO advocacy programme and the partnerships between TASO and other organizations/bodies.
•    Provide Secretarial services to the TASO BOT; convene meetings of the Board of Trustees as required and provide the necessary support and guidance.
•    Keep the Board of Trustees up-dated on key program developments and decisions taken by management and submit to the Board for their approval or noting, proposals and other issues requiring their attention.
•    In consultation with the Deputy Executive Director, direct and guide the preparation of work plans, budgets, routine progress reports and adhoc reports on TASO activities.

Academic Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Health related field or Social Sciences with additional training of a Postgraduate degree in Health Management or Training in institutional management.

Minimum Experience and Exposure:
10 years in institutional management; at least 5 of which should have been at senior management level in an organisation offering services similar to those of TASO.

Essential Knowledge
•    Health/medical knowledge, with a bias in HIV/AIDS.
•    Basic interventions of HIV/AIDS, and rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.
•    The HIV/AIDS situation in Uganda and the rest of the world.
•    Developments and trends in HIV/AIDS care in Uganda and internationally.
•    Potential sources of support for HIV/AIDS care activities.
•    National and international legislations and policies relating to HIV/AIDS.
•    Monitoring and evaluation principles.
•    Board Secretarial practice.

Key Skills
•    Policy Development.
•    Strategy Development.
•    General Management.
•    Leadership and Team Building.
•    Advocacy and Negotiation.
•    Resource Mobilisation.
•    Communication.
•    Management of Meetings.
•    Negotiation.

Remuneration
TASO offers a highly competitive package for the position.


How to Apply
Application
Candidates who meet all the above requirements should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, copies of certified academic and professional testimonials /certificates and three referees.

Please forward your applications to:
Director Executive Selection and Recruitment,
IFE consultants,
Serena Conference Centre,
Suite 335,
P.O. Box 4220, Kampala,
Tel: 0414 234 120.

OR

Email to: frontoffice@ifeconsultants.biz

CLOSING DATE for submission of applications is 11th June 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th June 2012



Jobs at AMREF in Uganda- Finance Manager

 Job Title: Finance Manager
 Support of the accomplishment of AMREF’s mission and strategy in Uganda.where the incumbent will be responsible for:

•    Establishing programmes’ financial management systems.
•    Coordinating and administering AMREF’S plan for the control, monitoring, compliance and reporting of financial transactions, as well as coordinating financial planning in line with the strategic priorities.
•    Ensuring that the Finance Team is fully integrated with the country team and that they provide technical support to program staff.


If you are looking for growth and new challenges and have a passion for improving the health of disadvantaged communities in Africa, you are welcome to join us.

Qualifications and Experience:

•    First degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or closely related area.
•    Possession of a Professional qualification  CPA  ACCA
•    Relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage
•    Hands on experience in project, financial and management accounting
•    Computer literate, Sun Accounting Systems
•    A minimum of 5 years preferably in an NGO with 3 of these in a senior or managerial role.


How to Apply

please send your CV, cover letter, with 3 work-related referees, and copies of certificates/testimonials, to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be clearly marked: ‘AMREF-Finance Manager. No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala
Uganda

We encourage interested candidates to submit their applications by Friday 15th June 2012 and regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.





Deadline: 15th June 2012
 

Jobs at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)- Accountant

Job Title : Accountant
Department : Finance
Reports to : Chief Accountant
Supervises :None

Main Purpose of the Job
To ensure that all financial records within the given areas of
responsibility are accurately written, properly maintained and
regular/periodic returns properly compiled and submitted to the
Chief Accountant

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following
tasks;
• Reconciling funds disbursed with actual receipts at the Centre
• Ensure that Centre payrolls are properly prepared, statutory deductions made and remitted to the relevant authorities.
• Provide technical support to Regional Offices and Centre Accountants.
• Assist the chief Accountant in process of the consolidation of financial statements
• Ensure proper utilization and accountability of funds by all Centres.
• Ensure that the Centre manual records are up to date and reconciled with the computerised information.
• Monitor Centre expenditure against budgets to ensure adherence to set financial policies.
• Prepare and submit reports as required.
• Ensure that established internal controls are implemented.
• Ensure that monthly, quarterly, annual and other necessary financial reports are prepared and submitted to Headquarters in time.
• Review all the monthly, quarterly, annual and other necessary financial reports before being submitted to the Chief Accountant
Requirement:    

Academic Qualifications: 1st degree preferably in B.Com (Accounting) or BBA, and 2nd Part of professional qualification such as ACCA or CPA or ACA
Minimum Experience and Exposure: 4 years in a position with heavy accounting responsibilities in a reputable organisation preferably an NGO
Special Knowledge: Knowledge of financial accounting procedures, Knowledge of planning, budgeting, reporting and auditing, Supervisory skills, Hands-on-computer skills in MS Word, Excel and relevant accounting packages (including NAVISION)

How to apply:    

Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together and specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 12th June 2012.
Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.


Deadline: 12th June 2012

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