ICT Manager Jobs Vacancy in Uganda



Job Title: ICT Manager

People Performance Group    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

strength of their team, they are ‘coking to engage three vibrant professionals.

ICT Manager
Reporting to the Operation and Administration Director, the iCT Manager will develop and maintain a structured environment that will facilitate the development and ongoing maintenance of ICT. S/He will manage, co-ordinate and motivate the ICT team to ensure both the development and provision of quality ICT services, initiatives and systems to staff, customers and the public.

Specific Responsibilities:
•.Ensure that an IT service continuity plan is developed, implemented, tested and maintained at all company departments.
• Develop, implement and maintain a configuration management process that ensures that all hardware and software assets are appropriately recorded, audited and managed.
• Responsible for ensuring software management strategies and license compliance issues
• Develop, implement and maintain an ICT security policy that ensures appropriate procedures are put in place to safeguard corporate data.
• Advise on the strategic direction of key electronic resources including websites and information databases for the company.
• Oversees the administration and maintenance of our ERP software.
• Decide on appropriate ICT training solutions in conjunction with
HR-department •
• Manages and develops upgrades to the company’s telephone system. As well as overseeing all telephone changes, including routing for seating assignments.
Requirement:    

Knowledge, skills and experience:
• A degree in computer science and/or technology or related field.
• 3 years’ experience working in a rapidly changing, very complex and large environment.
• 2 years experience in developing policies and procedures in ICT ~ and software management

How to apply:    

How to apply:
Send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application with the Position Name of the job you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB. Closing date is 5 PM on Thursday June 14,2012
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug

Deadline: 14th June 2012


Jobs at People Performance Group in Uganda- Compliance Manager


Job Title: Compliance Manager

People Performance Group FULL TIME
About this Job:    

Our client is a manufacturer of high quality affordable cosmetics products and prides in serving the whole Great Lakes Region. To enha50nce the strength of their team, they are ‘coking to engage three vibrant professionals.

Compliance Manager
Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Compliance Manager will ensure that the process of regulation of laws in the company runs smoothly. His/her main job is to see that staff, management and the BOD comply with the rules and regulations and that company policies and procedures are being followed.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Develop and update standards of conduct and ensuring that company policies and procedures are upheld to prevent illegal, unethical, .or improper conduct.
• Collaborate with other departments (Internal Audit, HR. etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution in consultation with the corporate attorney.
• Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
• Act as an independent review and evaluation person to ensure that compliance Issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
• Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
• Work with the Human Resources Department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.
• Monitor the performance of the Compliance Program and relate activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
Requirement:    

Knowledge, skills and experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree required.
• Post graduate or professional qualification in accounting
• A minimum of 2 years experience as a compliance professional with primary responsibility for the full range of compliance functions is required. •
• Experience in working in a manufacturing company is an added’ advantage
• Ability and experience in conducting internal monitoring and company audits


How to apply:    

How to apply:
Send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application with the Position Name of the job you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB. Closing date is 5 PM on Thursday June 14,2012
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug


Deadline: 14th June 2012



Jobs at Uganda Law Society in Uganda- Accountant


Job Title: Accountant

Uganda Law Society (ULS)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

Uganda Law Society (ULS) is a membership organization established by an Act of Parliament to provide services to its membership and the people of Uganda in general. Its vision is to excel as a professional body in the development of the legal profession and promotion of justice in Uganda. Its mission is to improve the professional standards of members of the legal profession, and to promote human rights, and the rule of law, by assisting the Government and the Judiciary in the administration and practice of law in Uganda for the benefit of the people of Uganda.
The Society is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill the following position:

Accountant (1) Position
Duty station – Kampala

This person reports to the Head Finance and Administration and his/her the major responsibilities will include:

(i) Coordinating the processing of financial transactions of the Uganda Law Society;
(ii) Ensuring proper receipt and accountability of all incomes and expenditures at the Head Office and from Projects/ branches being conducted by Uganda Law Society;
(iii) Writing books of accounts and making bank reconciliation; extracting the trial balance and financial statements as may be required by the Head of Department;
(iv) Preparation of the staff payroll, making statutory deductions and returns within the stipulated deadlines;
(v) Ensuring that all payments are sufficiently supported by the relevant vouchers, requisitions or any other requisite documentation and duly approved by the relevant authority;
(vi) Making timely cash transfers to the ULS branch offices as shall be directed by the Head Finance and Administration;
(vii) Compiling and submitting monthly status of activity and financial reports as may be required of the Department of Finance and
Administration and of designated projects to the
Head Finance and Administration; and
(viii) Any other lawful duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department
Requirement:    

Education and Experience:
(i) Degree in Commerce, Business Administration or equivalent;
(ii) Knowledge and experience of related computer applications; and
(iii) At least a minimum of 2 years working experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice.
Key Competencies:
(i) Attention to detail and accuracy;
(ii) Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
(iii) Supervisory skills;
(iv) Knowledge and ability to use applicable
information technology and systems to meet work. Proficiency in the use of Quick Books Accounting Software will be very vital;
(v) Integrity, Confidentiality and ability to accomplish tasks promptly under minimum supervision; and
• Good report writing skills.

How to apply:    

Applications accompanied by a detailed CV, testimonials and two referees should be submitted not later than Friday, 15th June 2012 to the address below.
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
UGANDA LAW SOCIETY/ LEGAL AID PROJECT
PLOT 5A ACACIA AVENUE
P.O. BOX 426, KAMPALA.

Deadline: 15th June 2012


Jobs at World Vision in Uganda- Project Coordinator


Job Title: Project Coordinator – MHealth

World Vision Uganda (WVU)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 40 districts of Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.” World Vision Uganda is seeking to hire a qualified person to fill the following positions:

Position: Project Coordinator – MHealth
Reports to: Line supervisor: Program Officer & Functional
Supervisor:- ICT Manager
Location: Kampala
Project Profile: MHealth is an intervention in public health that is most commonly used in reference to using mobile communication devices. The mHealth field has emerged as a sub-segment of eHealth, the use of information and communication technology (ICT) such as computers, mobile phones, communications satellite, patient monitors, etc., for health services and information. MHealth applications include the use of mobile devices in collecting community and clinical health data, delivery of healthcare information to practitioners and other actors in the health sectors.
Purpose of position:
To provide leadership in all mheatth interventions for World Vision Uganda and ensure that roll out of projects using mhealth technology are compliant to the ICT laws and regulations of the country and are compatible to the global IT standards of World Vision.
Key Result Areas: Project Management:
• Take the lead in the roll out of mheatth projects in World Vision Uganda by ensuring that the projects are using the most appropriate innovative and cost effective technologies.
• Provide necessary technical guidance to project implemention during the course of the project
• Manage, supervise and build capacity of mhealth staff.

Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation:
• Ensure that all mhealth and other related deliverables are achieved according to the detailed implementation plan.
• To work with the Program office in the preparation of quality project reports and ensuring that they are submitted on time to support offices and donors.
• Work with health staff and program development team in the roll out of baseline surveys and evaluation of project

Documentation, Research and Learning:
• Generate relevant reports from mhealth systems and ensure that mhealth stakeholder have access to information.
• Documentation of best practices and success stories in the application of mhealth interventions.
• Identify innovative trends and new technologies that can be applied or used in WV health programming.
• Contribute to the testing, appraisal, eventual promotion and adoption of innovative
• ICT4D applications within WVU and among WVU partner organizations; Capacity Building:
• Provide or create venues for learning for other WV staff to learn and apply
• Mhealth in programming by conducting mhealth trainings and exhibitions.

Partnership Development:
• Liaise with development agencies and partners on collaborative work related to mheatth and other initiatives
Requirement:    

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• A university degree in IT or related field with further training in computer programming and IT project management approaches.
• 2-3 years of relevant professional experience in the mhealth domain as well as exposure to the full project cycle (i.e., programming, project processing to project administration); International NGO experience or in communications industry will be an advantage.
• Experienced and having keen interest in mhealth in the contexts of Uganda/East Africa.
• Proficient in the use of a range of innovative technologies. These may include mobile or PC-based ICTs, phone (SMS) and SMS to web technologies and broadcasting. Eager to discover and explore mhealth application appropriate to WVU working contexts.
• Experience in the integration of new technologies in development programs like health, education, water and sanitation with an intention of improving the well being of children.
• Experienced team worker. Encourages cooperation within and between teams and promotes the value of diversity in teams, such as in different views, culture, nationality, and gender.
• Must be a committed Christian


How to apply:    

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated GV (only) with at least three suitable referees with their telephone contacts to the address below (Please indicate the position you are applying for).
People & Culture Manager,
World Vision Uganda, Plot 15 B Nakasero Road,
P.O. Box 5319, Kampala
Deadline for receiving the applications is: Friday, 8th June, 2012.
NB: If you do not hear from us within a month, please consider your
application unsuccessful.

Deadline: 8th June 2012

Jobs at World Vision Uganda- Personal Assistant


Job Title: Personal Assistant to the National Director

World Vision Uganda (WVU)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 40 districts of Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.” World Vision Uganda is seeking to hire a qualified person to fill the following positions:

Position: Personal Assistant to the National Director
Reports to: National Director (ND)
Location: National Office
Purpose of position:
To provide administrative and coordination support to National Director’s office to enable the office function efficiently and be responsive to the organisational needs.
Key Result Areas: Office Management:-
• Managing all communication to the National Director ‘s office in manner that ensures that it receives appropriate attention
• Screening telephone calls, enquiries and requests and handling them when appropriate
• Taking and relaying messages accurately and in a timely manner to the relevant person in the organization.
• Management and coordination of visitors

Internal Communication:-
• Coordinate the flow and exchange of information to and from the National Director’s office
• Pro-actively coordinate incoming and outgoing correspondences and ensuring that response deadlines are met for the ND.
• Coordinate with other Divisional Directors through administrative assistants
Logistics:-
• Liaise with the relevant individuals, external organizations etc. to arrange meetings, prepare agendas for the N D.
• Manage and coordinate ND’s local and international travel arrangements including flight, hotel reservations and travel insurances.
• Arrange travel and accommodation where necessary
• Coordinate official visitors for the ND.
• Provide logistical support during the Senior Leadership Team meetings
General Administration:-
• Management of the National Directors Diary and appointments
• Help the ND manage output, work flow and office deadlines
• Maintain a proper filing system for the ND’s office on all correspondences
• Manage the assets and the designated office equipment within the ND’s Office.
Requirement:    

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Degree in Office Management and information science.
• Must be computer literate with proficiency in the use of MS Word, Excel, Lotus notes and other related packages
• At least 2 years work experience in a similar role with a recognized organization preferably an NGO.
• Should have good public relations and good command of written and spoken English
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Demonstrated strengths in planning and organization
• Must be a committed Christian

How to apply:    

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated GV (only) with at least three suitable referees with their telephone contacts to the address below (Please indicate the position you are applying for).
People & Culture Manager,
World Vision Uganda, Plot 15 B Nakasero Road,
P.O. Box 5319, Kampala
Deadline for receiving the applications is: Friday, 8th June, 2012.
NB: If you do not hear from us within a month, please consider your
application unsuccessful.

Deadline: 8th June 2012



Jobs at New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd

Job Title: Marketing Manager Electronic and Digital Media
Reports to: Head of marketing

Knowledge Skills and Experience Required
•    Professional qualification ( Chartered Institute of Marketing) Certifications
•    A graduate with at least 5 years working experience in a FMCG marketing environment
•    Experience in developing, implementing and monitoring marketing strategies
•    Have excellent planning and organization skills

Key Result Areas
•    Working with the SBU Heads to develop, implement and manage marketing of all electronic and digital media to ensure that all marketing activities are achieved within the SBU strategic objectives and financial guidelines
•    Lead, develop and implement effective marketing strategies and tactics that maximise the lauch and the sustainable successs of relevant brands

How to Apply:
If you are interested in the above position, address your applications to:
Chief Human Resources Officer
The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd
P.O Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 15th June 2012

Jobs at Amref in Uganda- Country Director

Job Title: Country Director Uganda

Job Objective

To provide leadership and strategic direction to the country office and field-based staff in the AMREF Uganda Country Programme,
Management Responsibility

    Provide leadership for country programme and staff
    In charge of country performance and programme growth
    Participating and member of AMREF senior management team (SMT) with responsibility for representing the country programme on   the SMT and for supporting collective SMT decisions back into the country programme.

Description of Duties

1. Represent AMREF in Uganda and be responsible for the management of host country relations.
2. Leadership for the dissemination of AMREF’s values, vision and mission at the country level.
3. Lead, direct and mentor the country programme and its staff in line with the corporate strategy.
4. Promote AMREF's organizational identity and capacity to all stakeholders and partners in Uganda and ensure AMREF remains relevant   to the changing needs of disadvantaged people in the country.
5. Develop networks and partnerships with national/regional/international institutions in Uganda and spearhead donor collaboration, fund   raising and project development within the country.
6. Together with the directorates at Headquarters, ensure that AMREF Uganda implements policies, procedures, operational guidelines   and standards within the AMREF framework.
7. Ensure that the country senior management team is effective and mutually supporting.
8. Mentor and develop the senior manager designated by the Director General as your deputy.
9. Encourage collaboration with other Country Programmes and with Programme Leaders, and support participation of Uganda project   staff in regional projects and other AMREF activities.
10. Together with the monitoring and evaluation function at Headquarters, ensure that monitoring, evaluation and accountability   mechanisms are in place and used effectively within AMREF Uganda.
11. Ensure that the knowledge gained from AMREF Uganda projects is documented and shared with the other Country Programmes,   Headquarters and externally.
12. Facilitate and support development and effectiveness of the AMREF Uganda Advisory Council.
13. Work with AMREF Headquarters and AMREF National Offices to build awareness of the country programme needs, of country   programme priorities and for project funding.
14. Participate fully as a member of the AMREF SMT.
Accountability

    Supervision: Works independently under the authority of Director General and within strategy and policy guidelines
    Decision Making: Has full responsibility of decisions at country level.
    Responsibility over data or information: Has access to important and highly confidential country data and information.
    Responsibility over assets: Overall responsibility for Country budget and assets.
    Responsibility over Staff:  All Country staff

Job Specifications

Required Minimal Qualifications

Post-graduate qualification, preferably in Public Health or related field.
Relevant Experience

     A strong understanding of managing operations in the developing world, preferably within the    health    development sector
    Hands-on experience in implementing primary health care in support of district and participatory health care systems and familiarity of   the health and development needs of disadvantaged people.
    Demonstrable network of contacts and high standing in his/her profession.
    Proven record of building effective partnerships and strategic alliances.
    Proven experience in managing a major programme and/or institutional group.

Length of Experience


8 years overall and 3 years in senior management
Key Skills

    Demonstrated initiative and creativity; strategic thinker; excellent inter-personal and communication and negotiation skills.
    Team player and team builder/leader.
    Progressive experience of management with a proven track record as a senior manager and leader, including experience in developing  and implementing strategic plans.
    Strong management and organizational skills, including comfort in delegating authority and responsibility
    Demonstrable ability to anticipate emerging needs and integrate them speedily into priority setting.
    Proven people management skills in a multi-cultural environment and strong track record of developing people.
    Is personally comfortable fundraising and has a proven record in raising substantial research/development funds.
    Excellent English language communications skills, both oral and written (e.g., proposal writing), including public speaking.
    Basic understanding of electronic communications and standard office computer software.
    Knowledge/familiarity with African and other international development organizations

Personal Attributes

    Ability to work and to perform under pressure.
    Willingness and ability to travel nationally and internationally.

How to Apply:
http://www.amref.org/get-involved/country-director-uganda/

Deadline:14th May 2012



Jobs at Montrose in Uganda- Health Specialist

Job Title: Health Infrastructure and Equipment Specialist, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 June 2012

Health Infrastructure and Equipment Specialist

We are seeking a Health Infrastructure and Equipment Specialist to provide short-term consultancy support to existing and upcoming projects being implemented by Montrose.

Skills and experience

    Minimum Masters Degree in health or a closely related discipline
    Demonstrated knowledge of health infrastructure and equipment
    Five years plus professional experience working in health field with direct experience in health infrastructure and equipment
    Experience working in Africa
    Excellent communication and writing skills in English
    Fluency in French a strong asset
    Able to travel

How to apply:

Application procedure

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 three referees (with telephone and email contacts). Applications should be emailed to hrmontrose@montroseafrica.com by Friday 14 June 2012


Deadline: 14th June 2012

Jobs at Montrose Africa in Uganda- Health Systems Specialist

Job Title: Health Systems Strengthening and Hospital Management Specialists, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 June 2012

Health Systems Strengthening and Hospital Management Specialist

We are seeking Health Systems Strengthening and Hospital Management Specialists to provide short-term consultancy support to existing and upcoming projects being implemented by Montrose.

Skills and experience

    Minimum Masters Degree in health field or a closely related discipline
    Demonstrated knowledge of health systems and hospital management
    Five years plus professional experience working in health field with direct experience in health systems strengthening and hospital management
    Experience working in Africa
    Excellent communication and writing skills in English
    Fluency in French a strong asset
    Able to travel

How to apply:

Application procedure

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 three referees (with telephone and email contacts). Applications should be emailed to hrmontrose@montroseafrica.com by Friday 14 June 2012


Deadline: 14th June 2012

Jobs at Goal in Uganda- M& E Coordinator

Job Title: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Coordinator, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 15 June 2012

VACANCY IN GOAL UGANDA

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 as part of their national team 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

    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.


Deadline:15th June 2012

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