Jobs at Tullow in Uganda- Asset Manager


Job Title: Field Asset Manager

Department: Operations & Production

Job Purpose: To provide leadership in the field in terms of Coordination of all field activities in accordance with the short-term activity schedule, commensurate with the 90-day Integrated Activity Plan (IAP), Ensuring that all activities are conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, avoiding unsafe conditions as result of simultaneous operations, maintaining a positive relationship with the communities as well as being the Field Emergency Response Coordinator.

    To manage all field operations activities and facilities to agreed standards and pre-established procedures including, but not limited to Tullow camps, crude storage facilities, lay down yards, warehouses and material storage areas, well sites, well test sites and hydrocarbon plants.
    Manage the implementation and operation of the Permit to Work System.
    To assist in the development and implementation of the Ugandan Operations Management System.
    Liaise with Development Team based Operations Readiness & Assurance Lead Coordinator to align deliverables and expectations.
    To develop field operations standards which will apply to: Field Hydrocarbon Process plants and in-field production systems, o Well Test sites and Exploration & Appraisal Drilling camps

    Ensure all applicable field operations and hydrocarbon production operations activities are conducted in compliance with the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) and other relevant legislation.
    Ensure production operations standards comply with Tullow Management Policies.
    Introduce field operations standards to support operational readiness in the production phase.
    To assist in the development of the Operations team competency management system to agreed standards, ensuring that a competency development plan is in place to enable the nationalisation of the field operations & production operations teams in a timely manner.
    To develop and implement contingency plans to address non-conformances to operations compliance.

    Provide oversight of management of all field based sub-contractors and to ensure that services provided are in line with applicable standards and quality and f„ are delivered in. time.
    Act as a Champion for Safety and ensure the Tullow Safety Rules and Tullow Values are fully implemented and adhered to.

Qualifications:

Essential

    Bachelor’s degree or an HND/HNC in relevant engineering discipline.

Experience:

Essential

    5-10 .years overall experience in Oil and Gas production operations activities, with minimum of 3 years in an onshore hydrocarbon producing environment.
    Proven leadership experience in an overseas environment.
    Proven ability in leading the improvement of one or more hydrocarbon process operations in an onshore environment.
    Experience of working in a safety case environment (desirable)

Other Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

    Professional approach to work at all times with excellent team working skills.
    Knowledge of EHS management systems.
    Budget preparation and management.
    Risk assessments.
    General contractor management.
    Developing and mentoring people in hydrocarbon operations.

How to Apply

• Application forms can be down loaded from the aikan website www.alltanhr.com or picked up from the aikan offices.
• The completed application form must be submitted together with typed copies of the applicant’s CV and cover letter. 0
• Hand-deliver the application to the aikan offices or email them as attachments to info@aikanhr.com.
• Closing date for submission is 4:30pm on Wednesday 8th August, 2012.
• Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: 8th Aug 2012


Jobs at Infectious Diseases Institute in Uganda- Research Specilaist

Job Title:


Training Evaluation and Research Specialist

The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) has been developed based on • an international partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to build capacity in Africa • for the delivery of sustainable, high quality HIV/AIDS care and prevention through training and research.

A need has arisen for IDI to recruit a Training Evaluation and Research Specialist in the Training Department as follows;

Main Role of position:

Provide leadership and daily oversight for internal monitoring, and evaluation of training activities and design and implementation of evaluations of educational/training interventions

Specific Roles:

Internal monitoring and evaluation of training activities

    In collaboration with other technical officers, take lead and guide development and monitoring of departmental annual and quarterly work plans
    Ensure availability of updated needs assessment; monitoring and evaluation tools for both classroom and onsite training activities.
    Manage and maintain a quality assurance and control system to ensure accuracy, integrity and validity of training departmental data
    Ensure timely electronic filing and storage of training data; including proper day to day management of the Management Information System for Training (MIST)
    Produce monthly and quarterly progress report s of implementation of core training and project activities.

Reporting and Compliance:

    Maintain an updated departmental reports monitor for both training core departmental and project activities
    Coordinate with technical officers and program M&E officers within the department to ensure that timely preparation of reports according to expected guidelines
    Review all programme reports for quality and consistency with grant sub agreements
    Produce departmental Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and progress reports on quarterly basis as well as other periodic and adhoc departmental reports
    Establish tool for tracking reporting requirements for various core and training project activities

Training/Education Research design, analysis and reporting:

    Support the design of training/education research interventions; including proposal development support
    Lead and coordinate development/adaptation of data collections tools and data management systems of training/education intervention projects

Lead and support analysis of data from training/education intervention projects.

Maintain database of training research projects conducted to date Building capacity for data management; monitoring and evaluation

Lead and coordinate all trainings for data management; and monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases programs for both internal and external trainees

Maintain and update database of resource persons for supporting data management; and Monitoring and evaluation trainings.

Ensure quality implementation of data management; and monitoring and evaluation training including review and continuous updating of course to meet needs of trainees

    Maintain updated training curricula for data management; monitoring and evaluation
    The ability to work both independently and in a team setting is critical, as is the ability to present ideas clearly both orally and in writing.

Qualifications:

    A basic degree in statistics or health/medicine or education with a Masters in epidemiology; health systems research; public health; and or management information systems
    Broad and appropriate experience or training in educational evaluation, measurement, statistics, quantitative and/or qualitative research; report writing; writing for publication; with at least 1 to 2 years conducting research and evaluations is required.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Prior experience working with health sector especially in the area of HIV/AIDS and or other infectious diseases
    Familiarity with existing Ministry of Health Management Information Systems.
    Successful track record in designing, implementing, and managing “ program evaluations;
    Flexibility and ability to consistently meet deadlines (i.e. proposal deadlines)
    Familiarity with software such as SPSS; STATA; ORACLE and My SQL
    Excellent training, communication (writing and oral), and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may e-mail, or hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:
Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
or
E-mail: hr@idi.co.ug
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala.
Applications should reach us not later than Wednesday, August 8,2012.


Jobs at USAID in Uganda- Communications Officer



Job Title:
Supervisory Development Outreach and Communications Officer, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 August 2012

USAID/Uganda seeks to hire a Supervisory Development Outreach and Communications Officer to work with Mission and Embassy leadership and staff to implement development, outreach, and communications efforts to increase awareness of USAID assistance programs in Uganda. This position requires a combination of leadership, analytical, technical, and managerial skills. The incumbent must have excellent writing skills and be able to work under severe time pressures; must be familiar with working well in an overseas environment with a wide range of governmental, non-governmental counterparts, local, regional, and international press. S/he is responsible for producing and disseminating public information about mission activities for Ugandan and American consumption and to educate and promote a better understanding of USAID/Uganda programs. In this capacity, the incumbent is responsible for strategically planning, developing, implementing, and administering the DOC program to promote better awareness and understanding of U.S. foreign assistance to Uganda. S/he guides, coordinates, and oversees the mission's communication practices and outreach efforts, helping to ensure that they reflect the U.S. Government's priorities and promote USAID's accomplishments to key audiences. S/he is also responsible for relaying related policies and achievements to key audiences of the host country, in the United States, and throughout other donor countries. S/he liaises with the U.S. Embassy's Public Affairs Office to ensure consistency in messaging and strong coordination between USAID and other USG colleagues under the U.S. foreign assistance umbrella. S/he serves as a 'translator' of complex USAID processes (e.g. budget, procurement, project design, etc.) to the broader interagency audience to ensure the intricacies of those process are conveyed to the final recipient whether it's a journalist, the Ambassador, or a visiting Congressional Delegation. Washington-based offices requiring close contact and coordination include the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA). The position will also coordinate with other interagency and implementing partners. The detailed scope of work is at http://uganda.usaid.gov/ or you can request through emailing gnakaddu@usaid.gov, copy, gmuntu@usaid.gov
How to apply:

Qualified individuals MUST submit:

A. Completed and hand-signed U.S. Government Optional Form 612 available websites Shortcut to: http://www.usaid.gov/forms/;

B. Curriculum vitae/resume specifically addressing each selection criterion as outlined in the solicitation;

C. Three (3) to five (5) references with current contact information.

To ensure applications are received in the Executive Office before the closing date, applications shall be submitted preferably by email. Additionally, fax, hand carry, DHL or FEDEX air courier are acceptable.

VIA EMAIL: To gnakaddu@usaid.gov copy to gmuntu@usaid.gov

VIA FAX: To Fax Number: 256-414-306-661

(VIA HANDCARRY/INTERNATIONAL COURIER)

Executive Officer USAID/Uganda US Embassy Compound – South Wing Plot 1577 Ggaba Road P. O. Box 7856, Kampala, Uganda

CLOSING DATE: Applications must be in the USAID/Uganda Executive Office no later than 4:45 p.m. Ugandan time Tuesday, August 14, 2012.



Jobs at UMEME Limited in Uganda- Head Store Keeper



Job Title:
Head Store Keeper

Umeme is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.

As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to engage employees with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the positions below.

Head Store Keeper

Job Title: Head Store Keeper

Job Ref: REF No UM/CM/01/07/12

Job Purpose:

Responsible for planning the receiving, storage and Issuance of materials to support company operations using the appropriate procedures/systems to efficiently do the job

Key Responsibilities

Develop and execute a plan for managing materials in stores.

    Ensure that there are adequate materials at all times by maintaining minimum stock levels to fulfill user requirements.
    Ensure that store systems and controls are effective to achieve good inventory management objectives.

Ensure that all material issues are prompt, accurately packaged and with proper documentation.

To drive continuous improvements and efficient ways of managing stock within the store.

    Continuous reporting on material receipts, usage and stock balances.
    Managing the store keepers to ensure KPIs and service levels are met
    Responsible for safety of all team members and ensure compliance with physical security of store premises.
    Implement scheduled and unscheduled stock takes. Develop and lead teams, employee engagements, training, performance evaluation and job rotation.

Required Qualifications:

    University Degree preferably in Stores Management or
        Business related degree with qualification in Procurement and Supplies Management or other Related discipline

    Experience:
        At least 3 years experience in a busy Stores environment
        Demonstrated skills in leading change initiatives.
        Knowledge of Sun Inventory System will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate for these challenging positions, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Manager Umeme at Lugogo plot 5C 3rd Street Industrial Area or e-mail recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug. Applications should be received by 5:00pm Thursday 9th August 2012.
UMEME. is an equal opportunity employer. Influence-peddling will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 9th July 2012

Store Keeper Jobs Vacancy at UMEME in Uganda


Job Title:

Store Keeper

Umeme is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.

As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to engage employees with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the positions below.

Store Keeper

Job Purpose:

Responsible and accountable for Storage, Reconciliation and Issuing of materials to support company operations using appropriate procedures/systems in place for effective performance on the job

Key Responsibilities:

Verify documentation and receive material into store. Arranging material in an orderly manner within the store

Issue material against authorized Combined Requisition and Issue Voucher (CRIV).

Perform regular stock counts to compare physical balance and minimum stock levels.

Report on stock status.

Reconcile variances between physical and Sun Inventory System

Raise stock movement forms to replenish stocks Identify & report obsolete items.

Required Qualifications:

A Diploma preferably in Stores Management Experience:

At least 2 years relevant working experience in a busy Stores environment


How to Apply
If you believe you are the right candidate for these challenging positions, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Manager Umeme at Lugogo plot 5C 3rd Street Industrial Area or e-mail recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug. Applications should be received by 5:00pm Thursday 9th August 2012.
UMEME. is an equal opportunity employer. Influence-peddling will lead to automatic disqualification


Deadline:9th Aug 2012



Jobs at UMEME Limited in Uganda- Receiving Officer

Job Title: Receiving Officer

Umeme Limited
Receiving Officer

Umeme is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.

As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to engage employees with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the positions below.

Receiving Officer

Ref: REF No UM/CM/03/07/12

Job Purpose:

Responsible for planning and receiving materials in an efficient and timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan efficient receiving of goods with the Procurement section.

Match delivery documents to goods received and reconcile with Purchase Order (PO) before raising a Goods Received Note (GRN).

Raise GRN according to the PO and delivery documents Register GRN in numerical sequence and co-ordinate inspection of goods received for compliance with technical and user specification.

Prepare daily status report of all receipts Review document control registers to confirm that all documents are fully and properly filed.

Deliver the GRN copy to Stores accounting office for posting and further processing

Required Qualifications:

A Diploma in Stores Management or other Business related discipline

Experience:

At least 2years relevant work experience in a busy Stores environment


How to Apply
If you believe you are the right candidate for these challenging positions, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Manager Umeme at Lugogo plot 5C 3rd Street Industrial Area or e-mail recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug. Applications should be received by 5:00pm Thursday 9th August 2012.
UMEME. is an equal opportunity employer. Influence-peddling will lead to automatic disqualification.


Deadline: 9th August 2012




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