Finance Officer Jobs Vacancy at Office of the Prime Minister in Uganda

Job Title:
Finance Officer, UK-PCDP
Vacancies: 01(One)
Duty Station: Gulu
Salary: Attractive
Terms: 1(one) year contract, renewable
Age: 30 and above
Reports to: Programme Coordinator
Qualifications and work experience
1. Honors degree in Commerce, Business Administration(Accounting or Finance Option), Accounting, Finance, or related field from a recognized university/institution
2. A post graduate qualification in Financial Management or a related field is an added advantage.
3. A Full accounting qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIMA is a must
4. At least 5 years of practical experience in financial management or related accounting duties in a busy public or private organization.
5. Experience in financial management of donor funded programmes and GoU systems & procedures
Competences:
1. Demonstratable ability to prepare & interpret financial statements and books of accounts, including management accounts
2. High level of interpersonal and management skills & ability to work with teams at all levels.
3. High analytical capacity, thoroughness, accuracy & attention to detail
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Carry out the day-to-day financial operations of the project in consultation with the Programme Coordinator;
2. Analyze quarterly and annual budgets of the implementing Partners
3. Monitor and report on financial trends of implementing partners and the Programme, and provide advice on replenishment requests.
4. Produce within agreed time frames and in standard formats, monthly financial statements and financial management reports for management decision making.
5. Assist the Programme Coordinator in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports, for presentation to the Programme Steering Committee, and other relevant parties.
6. Assist the Programme Coordinator to put in place and implement adequate internal controls for management of project financial resources to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and economic use of the resources.
7. Assist the Programme Coordinator to evaluate PCDP financial performance of implementing Partners against set targets for the determination of expenditure priorities and the timely replenishment of funds.
8. Assist the Programme Coordinator to manage disbursement of all funds to implementing partners (according to approved workplans).
9. Perform any other duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the Programme Coordinator.


How to Apply
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;
The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime MinisterJob Title:
Finance Officer, UK-PCDP
Vacancies: 01(One)
Duty Station: Gulu
Salary: Attractive
Terms: 1(one) year contract, renewable
Age: 30 and above
Reports to: Programme Coordinator
Qualifications and work experience
1. Honors degree in Commerce, Business Administration(Accounting or Finance Option), Accounting, Finance, or related field from a recognized university/institution
2. A post graduate qualification in Financial Management or a related field is an added advantage.
3. A Full accounting qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIMA is a must
4. At least 5 years of practical experience in financial management or related accounting duties in a busy public or private organization.
5. Experience in financial management of donor funded programmes and GoU systems & procedures
Competences:
1. Demonstratable ability to prepare & interpret financial statements and books of accounts, including management accounts
2. High level of interpersonal and management skills & ability to work with teams at all levels.
3. High analytical capacity, thoroughness, accuracy & attention to detail
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Carry out the day-to-day financial operations of the project in consultation with the Programme Coordinator;
2. Analyze quarterly and annual budgets of the implementing Partners
3. Monitor and report on financial trends of implementing partners and the Programme, and provide advice on replenishment requests.
4. Produce within agreed time frames and in standard formats, monthly financial statements and financial management reports for management decision making.
5. Assist the Programme Coordinator in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports, for presentation to the Programme Steering Committee, and other relevant parties.
6. Assist the Programme Coordinator to put in place and implement adequate internal controls for management of project financial resources to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and economic use of the resources.
7. Assist the Programme Coordinator to evaluate PCDP financial performance of implementing Partners against set targets for the determination of expenditure priorities and the timely replenishment of funds.
8. Assist the Programme Coordinator to manage disbursement of all funds to implementing partners (according to approved workplans).
9. Perform any other duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the Programme Coordinator.


How to Apply
Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;
The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building, 6th floor Yusuf Lule Road P .O. Box 341, Kampala.
To reach him not later than Friday 17th August, 2012 at 5:00 pm.
Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shallDd, Postal Building, 6th floor Yusuf Lule Road P .O. Box 341, Kampala.
To reach him not later than Friday 17th August, 2012 at 5:00 pm.
Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall



Jobs at FHI 360 in Uganda- Nutrition Specialist

Job Title: Nutrition Specialist, IMAM and NACS- Uganda

FHI 360
Job Description


Position: Nutrition Specialist, IMAM and NACS- Uganda

Organization: Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA)/FHI 360

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda with in-country and international travel as required (up to 25% time).

Position Summary: The Nutrition Specialist, Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) and Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS) Specialist will provide nutrition technical support to USAID/Uganda, the government of Uganda and implementing partners. The technical support will focus on IMAM and NACS. However, the Specialist will work closely with other FANTA staff in-country to implement the FANTA work plan and may support other initiatives.

The Specialist will work to strengthen capacities of partners in IMAM and NACS, using a health systems strengthening (HSS) approach. The Specialist will coordinate in-country IMAM and NACS technical support provided by FANTA, in close coordination and communication with USAID/Uganda.

The Specialist will participate in FANTA’s global CMAM, NACS and nutrition capacity development initiatives and discussions upon request.

Education: Master’s degree in nutrition, nursing, medicine, public health, or related field

Requirements: 5-10 years experience
• Experience in building capacity of partner organizations
• Knowledge of health systems strengthening theory and approache
• Excellent written and spoken English is required
• Ability to solve problems creatively,
• Ability to multi-task and work as a member of a team.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and manage a variety of tasks with accuracy
• Excellent facilitation skills
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with government partners, UN agencies, PVOs, and other partners.
• Ability to translate technical information into practical guidance and tools and effectively communicate these using print, electronic, and presentation media


How to Apply

Interested applicants should email resume with cover letter and salary history referencing position to: xx@fhi360.org. Deadline for receipt is August 10, 2012.

We thank all individuals for their interest in FHI 360, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Individuals responding to job postings are considered applicants if you meet the following criteria: (1) have expressed interest through the Internet, email or other related technologies, (2) are considered by the FHI 360 for a particular position, (3) possess the basic qualifications for the position and (4) do not at any point remove yourself from consideration.



Deadline: 10th Aug 2012

Jobs at Office of the Prime Minister in Uganda - M&E Officer

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, UK-PCDP

Vacancies: 01(One)
Duty Station: Gulu
Salary: Attractive
Terms: 1 one year contract, renewable
Age: 25 and above
Reports to: Programme Coordinator
Qualifications and work experience
1. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be a Ugandan National with at least a BA in Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Quantitative Economics, Project Planning and Management or a related field. Post Graduate training in M&E or Project Planning and Management is a must.
2. At least five (5) years’ experience in participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation of development projects in Uganda in a reputable Government, NGO or Donor funded development organization;
3. Competence in the management of spreadsheets and data bases is essential;
4. Conversant with the Results Framework Approach of planning, monitoring and evaluation;
5. Excellent computer skills, preferably with one or more common database packages;
6. Familiarity with quantitative as well as qualitative M&E methods.
Competences:
1. Demonstrated record of preparing independent analytical work
2. Sound inter-personal and communication skills with evidence of strong report writing and presentation skills.
3. High analytical capacity, thoroughness, accuracy & attention to detail
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support the Programme Coordinator in monitoring implementation of PCDP components managed by OPM as per their annual workplans.
2. Liaise with DFID to provide OPM with updates on PCDP components managed by DFID
3. Liaise with the Northern Uganda Data Centre to ensure the PCDP outputs are fully captured in the PRDP2 M&E system
4. Support the Programme Coordinator to prepare quarterly , annual and other periodic project progress reports;
5. Facilitate the design and implementation of studies, surveys, mid-term review and end of Programme and impact evaluations;
6. Perform any other duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the Programme Coordinator.


How to Apply

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer should be addressed to;
The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister, Postal Building, 6th floor Yusuf Lule Road P .O. Box 341, Kampala.
To reach him not later than Friday 17th August, 2012 at 5:00 pm.
Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall

Deadline: 17th Aug 2012

Jobs at Tetra Tech ARD in Uganda- Technical Specialists



Job Title:
Technical Specialists and Support Staff, Agricultural Value Chain Development Project, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 31 August 2012

Tetra Tech ARD is accepting expressions of interest from qualified local and regional candidates for a range of technical specialist and administrative positions needed to staff the anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future (FTF) Value Chain Project in Uganda. The project will focus on two intermediate results: 1) Increased crop productivity in FTF focus districts and 2) Increased access to competitive markets (domestic, regional and international). These results will be achieved through increased use of farm management practices, increased use of high quality agricultural inputs, increased access to production and market support services, improved market linkages and improved post-harvest handling. The project will focus on the three value chains identified in the Uganda Feed the Future (FTF) Strategy- coffee, maize, and beans.

Tetra Tech ARD seeks candidates for the following positions: *Agronomists specializing in enhanced production of targeted value chain products (coffee, maize, beans)
*Producer and Local Organization Capacity Building Specialist
*Marketing Specialist *Food Security and Nutrition Specialist *Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist *Financial Officer

Qualifications: *Master's degree in a related field of expertise preferred, or at least 7 years of technically relevant experience; *A minimum of 7 years of work experience in the field of interest (production, post-harvest handling, processing, marketing, business development, Producer Association capacity development , M&E, financial management ); *Prior experience working on agricultural production or value chain development projects funded by USAID or by other major donors. At least five years' experience preferred; *Professional, relevant experience in Uganda is essential, regional experience also highly preferred; *Fluency in English language (reading, speaking and writing); *Local (Ugandan) language skills essential; *Private sector agribusiness experience (management, production, etc.) highly desirable.
How to apply:

To apply: https://careers.ardinc.com/ARDCareers/App/InternationalPostingDetail.asp...

In addition to a collaborative and family-friendly work environment, Tetra Tech ARD values diverse, energetic, and enthusiastic team players who are committed to high levels of performance and who are dedicated to providing superior services at all levels of the firm.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of this on-line application process: * A cover letter explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity * A current CV in reverse chronological format

Please let us know where you saw our ad.

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations – in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 31st Aug 2012



Jobs at Heifer International (HI) in Uganda- Program Director


Job Title: Director of Program-Heifer International
Heifer International Uganda (HI-Uganda) begun operations in Uganda starting in Gulu in 1982, and has continued un- interrupted to work with families in the conflict region.

     
Duration:
   
Job Description:    
Heifer International Uganda (HI-Uganda) begun operations in Uganda starting in Gulu in 1982, and has continued un- interrupted to work with families in the conflict region. Heifer International has currently spread nationwide, supporting over 100 farmers’ groups (both active and weaned) in 68 districts nationwide. Program interventions have been in nutritional security, household income and poverty reduction through livestock-integrated farming. Through the famous zero grazing farming system, which is nationally synonymous with Heifer International; Heifer International-Uganda has provided a reliable source of food and nutrition, income and self-esteem to over 4.5 million resource constrained persons since it began Heifer International Uganda has continued to expand her programs in different other interventions. Heifer International Uganda therefore wishes to recruit professional personnel to fill an existing
position below.

Reports to: Country Director

Supervises: Regional Coordinators and PM&E Manager

Summary statement:
Under the overall leadership and direction of the Country Director, Director of Programs maintains on behalf of the Country Director, overall responsibility for the program/project design, implementation and coordination of all the programs/projects within the Country Program.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Strategic Planning
• In collaboration with Heifer Uganda’s Senior Management Team, provides leadership and direction to the process of long, medium, and short term planning for the Country Program.

• Develops strategic framework of the country program which reflects Heifer Uganda’s priorities, in order to ensure quality, impact, scale and efficiency in terms of costs.

• Deputizes the Country Director on all aspects of the work including provision of support to staff of larger projects in CD’s absence.

2. Program Development and Fundraising
• In collaboration with EADD Country Program Manager and UDBP Coordinator, supports the Country Director to develop and design plans to combine long range funding and programming needs, including expansion, if appropriate.

• Prepares creative and well written proposals which are compatible with the priorities and orientations of Heifer Uganda’s Country Program.

• Ensures timely submission of all project reports to HQ and donors.

3. Management of Human Resources and Personnel Development
• In collaboration with the Human Resources, provides leadership and technical support to the Country Director as required.

• Advises Country Director of Program staff requirements in harmony with the practices of the HPI and appropriate for the needs of the country program,

4. Financial Management and Budget Control
• In collaboration with the Director Finance and Administration, supervises expenditure control within the project budgets.

• Assures Regional Coordinators’ compliance with contractual regulations and procedures of the donors.

• Ensures that Regional Coordinators submit timely financial reports to country office in line with both HQ and donor requirement.

• In Collaboration with Finance and Administration team, facilitates all audits of the projects, and advises the Country Director on follow ups on the implementation of any recommendations emanating from such audits.

5. Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation
• Working with PM&E Manager, develops an appropriate system of monitoring and evaluation to assure that all programs are of the highest quality, achieve impact and scale, and that the programs/projects are well documented.

• In collaboration with EADD Country Project Manager, UDBP Coordinator and Regional Coordinators, develops systems and process for the country program to assure that all programs are well implemented and with efficiency in terms of costs.

• Assures the implementation and evaluation of baseline, periodic and finals, presents semi-annual and annual reports, donor reports and impact reports, as appropriate

• Carries out any other duties as assigned by the Country Director.
Preferred Skills:    
This position requires:
• A minimum of a Master’s degree in international development, agriculture economics, livestock production, development studies, Business Administration or related field

• A minimum of 5 years proven track record in managing development programs will be an added advantage.

• A person committed to gender equity and empowerment of vulnerable populations

• Fluency in English

Most Critical Proficiencies:
a) Knowledge of income and expense budget preparation and monitoring

b) Proven team leadership and supervisory skills with ability to train and work cooperatively with a diverse staff, including field staff in several locations.

c) Experience with implementing large programs and knowledge of global sustainable development essential; international experience and knowledge of hunger organizations desirable

d) Skilled with computers as a tool for word processing, database, e-mail and statistical analysis.

Competencies and abilities
e) Leadership, Excellent human relations, excellent oral communication skills, excellent organizing skills, problem solving skills and financial management skills.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send or drop in an application letter including CV, references, to
The Country Director, Heifer International Uganda,
Plot 8A Kafu Rd. Nakasero.
P.O. Box 28491 Kampala. Uganda,
or e-mail: heiferuganda@heifer.org:
Deadline date: Tuesday, 10th August, 2012.


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