District Service Commission Jobs in Uganda- Civil Engineer

Job Title: Senior Civil Engineer
Ref:NMYGO/DSC/08/07/2012
Reports to: District Engineer

Key Functions:
  • Providing technical advice and supervising water engineering works
  • Preparing work plans and budgets 
  • Preparing status reports on water engineering works
Person specifications and Work Experience:
  • Should hold an honors Degree in civil engineering from a recognized university or institution
  • post graduate Diploma in water engineering from a recognized university/ institution
  • At least 3 years of practical experience at level of civil engineer.
 How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts in Namayingo District Local Government and Namayingo Town Council

 Applications should be submitted in triplicate on public service Form No. 3 to the Secretary, Namayingo District Service Commission. P.O Box 64, Bugiri

The Application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office Kampala and District Service Commission Offices country wide

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as reference number specified against each vacancy. Applicants should attach 3 sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, plus 3 recent passport photographs. Only applications on PSC Form No.3 (2008) will be accepted.



Deadline: 27th July 2012


Education Officer Jobs at District Service Commission in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Education Officer
Ref: NMYGO/DSC/06/06/2012
Reports to: The District Education Officer

Key Functions
  • Guiding head teachers and school management committees on the implementation of educational, policies, plans and programmes
  • Monitoring Educational institution and producing status reports
  • Developing Education management systems and producing status reports
Person Specifications and work experience
  • Should hold an honors Bachelors Degree with education from a recognized University or Institution
  • Either a post Graduate Diploma in education planning and management or Human resource Management or public Administration and Management
  • At least three years experience in the teaching experience in the teaching profession and education management as education officer
 How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts in Namayingo District Local Government and Namayingo Town Council

 Applications should be submitted in triplicate on public service Form No. 3 to the Secretary, Namayingo District Service Commission. P.O Box 64, Bugiri

The Application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office Kampala and District Service Commission Offices country wide

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as reference number specified against each vacancy. Applicants should attach 3 sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, plus 3 recent passport photographs. Only applications on PSC Form No.3 (2008) will be accepted.



Deadline: 27th July 2012


District Service Commission Jobs in Uganda- Clerk Assistant

Job Title: Clerk Assistant
Ref: NMYGO/DSC/05/03/2012
Reports to: Clerk to Council

Key Functions:
  • Arranging for council and committee sessions, prepare the agenda and take the minutes
  • Communicating council or committee resolutions to the responsible officers
  • Providing safe custody and proper maintenance of council property and records
Qualifications:
  • Should have an honors Bachelors Degree in Arts, Social Sciences, Social work and Social Administration/ business studies or bachelor of management sciences from a recognized university/ institution
 How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts in Namayingo District Local Government and Namayingo Town Council

 Applications should be submitted in triplicate on public service Form No. 3 to the Secretary, Namayingo District Service Commission. P.O Box 64, Bugiri

The Application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office Kampala and District Service Commission Offices country wide

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as reference number specified against each vacancy. Applicants should attach 3 sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, plus 3 recent passport photographs. Only applications on PSC Form No.3 (2008) will be accepted.



Deadline: 27th July 2012


Assistant Secretary Jobs Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title: Principal Assistant Secretary
Ref: NMYGO/DSC/01/01/2012
Reports to: Deputy Chief Administrative Ofifcer
Age Limit: 30 years and above

Key Functions:
  • Coordinating the preparation of audit query responses and initiating actions on PAC directives
  • Managing, updating and monitoring inventory of equipment, fixtures and logistics in the district
  • Organizing functions and meetings at the district
Person Specifications and Work Experience:
  • Should have an honors bachelors degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, or Social work and Social Administration
  • Should have working experience of at least six years, 3 of which should have been at the level of Senior Assistant Secretary or Senior Officer level handling Administrative duties in government from a reputable organization
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following posts in Namayingo District Local Government and Namayingo Town Council
 Applications should be submitted in triplicate on public service Form No. 3 to the Secretary, Namayingo District Service Commission. P.O Box 64, Bugiri
The Application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office Kampala and District Service Commission Offices country wide

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as reference number specified against each vacancy. Applicants should attach 3 sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, plus 3 recent passport photographs. Only applications on PSC Form No.3 (2008) will be accepted.

Deadline: 27th July 2012



World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Jobs in Uganda- Energy Officer

Job Title:
Renewable Energy Officer

( World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Uganda )

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Is one of the world’s largest independent and experienced conservation organizations operating in over 100 countries in the world. WWF Uganda Country Office (UCO) is increasing its involvement in the energy sector through its implementation of the Energy and Climate Programme at the country office. The programme is implementing several projects that include components on increasing access to clean energy alternatives, sustainable use of natural resources, promotion of wood fuel alternatives, and promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The programme is funded from NORAD through WWF Norway, DAN I DA through WWF Denmark, SIDA through WWF Sweden, and UNDP.

WWF-UCO is seeking to suitable candidates for the positions below. The candidates in addition to the specific job requirements must have demonstrated a high level of integrity and honesty. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. S/he must be a team player and ready to travel outside his/her own work station. S/he must adhere to WWF-UCO values of “Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging”.

Mission of the Department: To ensure the development and implementation of the Country Office’s Conservation Strategy to the highest standards.

Position : renewable energy officer.

Reporting Energy Manager

Location : Kampala / Kasese

Project Duration: 2years

    Main Function:

    Supports the implementation of renewable energy components of various projects hosted/ supported by the Energy and Climate Programme at the country office;
    Implements programme activities within the champion district:
    Supports the Energy Manager in monitoring of important project parameters, including compliance with work plans, milestones, targets and results;
    Provide technical support during programme planning processes.

      2. Major duties and Responsibilities:

    Plans programme interventions within the champion district
    Supervises implementing CSOs and SMEs to ensure quality outputs;
    Organises and coordinates partners to implement the champion district initiatives;
    Supports district local government, local CSOs and cultural and religious institutions to actively engage in implementation of the interventions towards increasing access to low-carbon energy alternatives in the champion district;
    Prepares training courses and seminars for a variety of partners and stakeholders within the district,

Requirement:
 Candidate Profile:

    A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Renewable Energy, Mechanical Engineering or other relevant course.
    Strong interpersonal and networking skills, experience working with local or international organizations and successfully working closely with local and central government agencies on complex issues is desired;
    Experience in implementing community mobilization, broad-based awareness raising, advocacy, lobbying and capacity building (e.g. training, workshop facilitation and capacity building) Is preferable;
    Computer literacy, familiarity with GIS applications and a possession of a valid driving license;
    Knowledge and ability and /or experience in development of fundable project proposals desirable.

Working Relationships

    Internal & External Relationships: Interacts and works closely with the WWF UCO team and the relevant government Institutions, Civil Society Organisations and any other stakeholders.

How to apply:

All applications should be addressed to the People/Development Manager – WWF UCO, Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo. P.O. Box 8758, Kampala or email kampala@wwfuganda.org not later than Wednesday, 4th July 2012.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 4th July 2012


Jobs at World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Uganda


Job Title: Communications Officer

( World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Uganda )

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Is one of the world’s largest independent and experienced conservation organizations operating in over 100 countries in the world. WWF Uganda Country Office (UCO) is increasing its involvement in the energy sector through its implementation of the Energy and Climate Programme at the country office. The programme is implementing several projects that include components on increasing access to clean energy alternatives, sustainable use of natural resources, promotion of wood fuel alternatives, and promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The programme is funded from NORAD through WWF Norway, DAN I DA through WWF Denmark, SIDA through WWF Sweden, and UNDP.

WWF-UCO is seeking to suitable candidates for the positions below. The candidates in addition to the specific job requirements must have demonstrated a high level of integrity and honesty. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. S/he must be a team player and ready to travel outside his/her own work station. S/he must adhere to WWF-UCO values of “Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging”.

Position Communications Officer

Reporting Energy Manager

Location Kampala

Project Duration 2 years

Major function

    Develop and implement the department communication strategy in close consultation with the UCO and ESARPO communication offices;
    Develop communication tools to raise awareness of the project activities;
    Supervise communication activities of the energy and climate programme and its partners.

Major Function and Responsibilities

    Develop and implement the department communication strategy in line with the overall WWF UCO communication strategy;
    In consultation with the Energy and climate team, plans and supervises the development and production of communication materials including printed and electronic media;
    Supports the communication processes during training programmes organised by the Energy and Climate Programme;
    Develops and maintains social media engagement of the Programme and its specific pages including Earth Hour, Energy Sustainability Forum, etc;
    Supports UCO communication office to update WWF UCO web pages, and periodical reports.

Requirement:
Candidate Profile:

    A Bachelors degree or equivalent in the field of Information, Communication, media and/or other related field;
    A post graduate qualification in any of the above fields is an added advantage;
    A minimum of 2 years work experience in Information, Communication and Educational programmes targeting environmental related issues would be an added advantage.
    Experience in development and use various media tools and technologies;
    Skills in project planning, proposal writing, management, implementation; and evaluation, and experience working with donors.

Working Relationships

    Internal & External Relationships: Interacts and works closely with the WWF UCO team and the relevant government Institutions, Civil Society Organisations and any other stakeholders.

How to apply:

All applications should be addressed to the People/Development Manager – WWF UCO, Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo. P.O. Box 8758, Kampala or email kampala@wwfuganda.org not later than Wednesday, 4th July 2012.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 4th July 2012



Jobs at UNICEF in Uganda- ICT Manager

Job Title: Information and Communications (ICT) Manager, Kampala
Closing Date: Tuesday, 03 July 2012
George Street, Kampala

Purpose of the Position

Under the general supervision of the Chief of Operations - Lead and manage the support for Information Management Systems, ICT infrastructure, communication linkages and ICT staff capacity in the office to ensure that all UNICEF staff have access to the right information at the right time. Manage ICT capacity and provide the necessary ICT tools to support UNICEF Programmes and Knowledge Management initiatives.

Key Expected Results

    Manage ICT Capacity and provide the necessary tools to support Programmes and Knowledge Management , through:-

The use of appropriate technologies to support the smooth and effective delivery of UNICEF programmes.

Availability of ICT resources to support Knowledge Management systems.

Identifying ICT/Info Management tools to respond effectively to the above.

    Manage the Country Office's ICT function. Prepare ICT work plan and budget. Implement plan including:-

Ensure all ICT infrastructure is fully supported.

Establish and maintain Communications.

Support ProMS, train staff, maintain data specifications, etc.

Organize ICT training for staff.

Establish and manage ICT Help Desk to serve all staff.

Supervise introduction of upgrades to hardware, software and staff skills as required by ITD guidelines.

Supervise ICT staff in the Country Office and Zone Offices.

    Conceptualize, plan and co-ordinate ICT initiatives within the framework of the Corporate ICT plan for the Country Office, including:-

Communications Network.

ProMS technical support (including the Cognos reporting tool).

Internet/Intranet strategy, in coordination with the Information/Communication Section.

Establishment and running of the ICT "Help Desk".

    Monitor and prepare analytical reports for the use of the Country Office:-

Progress on above.

ICT capacity and needs for the office.

Opportunities for cost sharing in the ICT area with other UN Agencies, in the CO and Zone Offices.

Availability of ICT resources (training, procurement sources, consultants, etc…) within and outside the country.

Identifying ICT/Info Management needs that are not properly addressed within existing initiatives or by ITD standards.

Providing feedback on service delivery from ITD/HQ and ESARO.

    System Design

Work with Programme/Support Sections/Units, to assist them to identify their Info Management/ICT needs and advise them on the appropriate technology.

Work with CMT and ProMS group to design oversight systems to cover the Country Office, as per ITD guidelines.

Work with communication staff to facilitate their use of Internet/Intranet in their advocacy/communication work.

Qualifications of Successful Candidates

Advanced university degree in information management or related field, or a first university degree and specialized training in computer science, information systems and/or Telecommunications, as below:

Theoretical foundations of computer science with practical applications of software, database, network, telecommunications and systems development.

i) Specialized training in information systems technology, information systems concepts and processes, and organizational functions and general management. Postgraduate training in: information systems principles, database management systems, structured systems analysis and design; information systems project management; information systems planning and policy; operating systems; client/server applications and environment;

Or,

ii) Specialized training in telecommunications technology, management and policy with up-to-date coverage of the issues and trends. Postgraduate training in: management information systems ; advanced programming; data communications and networks, computer networking, telecommunications management, telecommunications policy and environment; distributed information systems ; information security and control.

Eight years progressively responsible professional work experience in information management with increasing management-related content at national and international levels.

Experience in planning and/or supporting the physical technical environment necessary for a field office to function.

Fluency in English and another UN language. Knowledge of local working language of duty station is an asset.

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.

Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.

Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

Adjusts team or department's approach to embrace changing circumstances.

Analyzes and integrates potentially conflicting numerical, verbal and other data from a number of sources.

Demonstrates, applies and shares expert technical knowledge across the organization.

Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.

Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.

Sets clearly defined objectives and plans activities for self, own team or department.
How to apply:

If you want a challenging career while improving the lives of children around the world UNICEF, the leading children's rights organization, would like to hear from you.

Visit us at www.unicef.org/about/employ to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this vacancy, quoting E-VN-2012-000907. Applications must be received by 3 July 2012.

IMPORTANT: As part of your applicant online profile on the UNICEF site, please make sure your select "Release Profile" under Candidate Profile/Overview & Release.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities. Well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 3rd July 2012


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