Jobs at USAID in Uganda- Communication Officer

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

    Position Title: Supervisory Development Outreach and Communications Officer
    Market Value: GS-14 Equivalent ($84,697 to $110,104). Final compensation will be based upon the candidate past salary history and work experience.
    Place of Performance: Kampala, Uganda
    Period of Performance: Two year contract.
    A contractor is required 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.
    Education: It is preferred, but not required, that the candidate hold a Master's degree with significant coursework in relevant fields. Relevant fields include - but are not limited to - journalism, communications, public relations or affairs, international relations, international development, public administration , development/area studies, and social studies. At least eight to 10 years' experience as a journalist, in public affairs or international relations is required.
    The candidate must have at least five years' relevant experience in a developing country. Relevant experience is defined as work in journalism, public relations, communications, and/or outreach.

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following: 1. Supervisory and Coordination: Lead the Mission's Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) team comprised of one to two Foreign Service Nationals to ensure overall quality and coherence of the team's communications and outreach products and initiatives. Lead the development and implementation of the Mission's communications strategy and outreach plan.

    Public Information and Publicity Materials: Coordinate information dissemination , media outreach, and public events within the Mission; with the Mission's offices, units and technical staff; and with all non-USG organizations. Oversee the drafting, editing, and dissemination of timely and accurate information, fact sheets, press releases, newsletters, brochures, presentations, responses for requests for information, and all other public information materials relating to USAID/Uganda's activities.

    Media and Public Relations : Promote separate, pro-active, targeted, information and media outreach activities. These activities are specifically designed to push accurate information about USAID programs deep into local, regional and national markets, through the selective use of radio, television, newspapers, magazines, public service announcements, advertisements, billboards, and traditional communications. Oversee all international and local media relations.

    Publicity Events: Organize and coordinate press events for USAID projects in conjunction with the PAO, USAID Mission Director, USAID staff and implementing partners. This includes conferences, openings, ribbon-cuttings, and other ceremonies.



How to Apply:
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How to apply:

For application information, visit: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=19447532dbae4096d42...



Deadline: 14th Aug 2012



Loan Officers Jobs Vacancy at FINCA Uganda Limited

Job Title : Loans Officers (Accounts Relations Officers)

FINCA Uganda Limited
Role:
To develop and maintain a quality loan portfolio at the respective branch and to administer other financial services as available

Major Areas of Responsibility:
I. Sell of all financial products.
Develop marketing and work plan for the establishment of solid clientele base.
Identify and sensitize the potential clients in the respective area of operation.
Use the company lending Methodology to sell the products.
Refer clients that are illegible for other FINCA products to the respective departments.

II. Mobilize and retain groups.
Mobilize groups for the purpose of lending to them.
Train of group members in the FINCA Lending methodology.
Guide, monitor, and supervise SGL activities in line with SGL policy and procedure manual.

III. Process loan applications.
Evaluate and assess the credit risk of individual clients and groups by inspecting business and household of potential clients, appraise client’s business and repayment capability before disbursing loans.
Generate and submit on time accurate documentation to enable loans to be disbursed.
Maintain complete and accurate loan documentation in the office and supervise the maintenance of group record keeping process.

IV. Monitor loan/group performance.
Attend group meetings as required by methodology.
Supervise groups to ensure timely repayments, attendance of meetings, update of group records.
Maintain group cohesion.
Make recommendations on improvement of products to branch management.

V. Recover loans.
Follow up with group executives to recover both internal and external arrears.
Participate and/or hold cluster meetings.
Take individual action as per policy to recover delinquent loans.

VI. Report on the portfolio performance.
Prepare and submit reports on the number of clients, repayments, portfolio quality, loan recoveries and follow-up action on delinquent loans.

VII. Manage client relationships.
Maintain the company standard customer service in all group members.
Provide advice to clients on borrowing and loan management.
Maintain constant communication within assigned groups.
Ensure and increase client satisfaction without threatening performance goals.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS:
Education:
Diploma in commerce/accounting/banking or related qualification.
Language:
English
Language of the area in which the branch is located.
Experience:
None.

Functional skills:
Ability to effectively sell FINCA products/services.
Business management skills.
Credit analysis skills.
Abilities to form teams which can work together.
Excellent public relation skills.
Well-developed ability to work and communicate.
Ability to promote, organize, and maintain groups.
Observations skills.
Managerial/professional skills:
Planning and organizing skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
A team player who is also able to work independently.
Good problem-solving skills
Good negotiation skills.
Customer-oriented.
Social consciousness.
Integrity and professional ethics.


How to Apply
Applicants should submit their documents which should include photocopies of academic documents and testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts including a day time telephone (professional and not personal, including current or most recent employer) to the

Chief Executive Officer,
FINCA Uganda Limited MDI,
Plot 22, Ben Kiwanuka Street,
P.O Box 24450,
Kampala

Deadline: 10th Aug 2012



Office of the Prime Minister Jobs in Uganda- Director

Job Title: Deputy Director Technical Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre

VACANCIES 01(One)
DUTY STATION: Gulu
SALARY: Competitive
TERMS OF SERVICE: One year contract, renewable
AGE: 35 Years & Above
REPORTS TO: Director, Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre
Qualification & Working experience
• Applicants should have an Honours Bachelors Degree in either Engineering, B.A Industrial Art & Design, Bsc. Agriculture from a recognised PAM, Social Science, MBA, Development Studies or any other related to Management Science from a recognised University/Institution.
• Must have a Masters Degree in Business Administration, Public/Administration and Management Project Planning & Management, Monitoring & Evaluation or a related field from a recognised University/Institution.
• Must have either a Certificate or Diploma in Technical Teacher Education (CTTE/DTTE) OR Certificate in Vocational Training Instruction (CVTI)
• A technical qualification in training of trainers or training of instructors for Business, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) would be an added advantage
• Must have a minimum of 9 (nine) years of experience in technical and vocational training, at least 3 (three) of which should have been gained at the level of programme development and management.
Competencies:
• Knowledge and practise of modularised training based on standards and a qualification framework for assessment
• Private and public sector experience in skills development
• Developing an employment-oriented curriculum
• Familiarity with relevant research in skill development
• Familiarity with the Northern conflict and its educational and social impact on the youth of Northern Uganda
Duties & Responsibilities
The Deputy Director Technical has direct responsibility for management of NUYDC’s training programmes, including oversight and quality assurance of programmes delivered by training partners. In particular, the Deputy Director is expected to:
• Ensure efficient implementation of all training programmes delivered by the Centre and its network of training providers
• Ensure the integrity of internal and external examinations
• Oversee the development of training curricula
• Manage processes and procedures of admissions
• Quality assure training programmes delivered by training partners
• Manage training staff


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


Finance Officer Jobs 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 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


Program Specialist Jobs Vacancy at US Embassy in Uganda

Job Title: Program Management Specialist/Policy & Enabling Environment


U.S. Mission, Uganda

 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT


  
Number: 47-2012 Date: 7/30/2012


OPEN TO:All Qualified Candidates

OPENING AND CLOSING DATES:     July 30 to August 13, 2012

POSITION TITLE:   Program Management Specialist/Policy &
    Enabling Environment
  
POSITION LOCATION:USAID, DO1  OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK:40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-10  (Ugshs. 54,522,809 to 78,523,720 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Program Management Specialist/Policy & Enabling Environment.


BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
To manage private sector Enabling Environment and Policy Development activities within the USAID Uganda Economic Growth portfolio.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education Required: A Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Public Policy/Planning, Business Administration or other related field is required.

2.  Work Experience:  A minimum of five years in program management related to agriculture, trade and investment policy, regulations, and procedures relevant to economic growth is required.  Prior work with donor-funded projects is of added advantage.  Experience should include at least 3 years of planning, developing, managing and evaluating public policy programs with donor organizations, government institutions and/or non-government organizations; and, analyzing program data and presenting findings in written or oral form.

3.   Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language.
4.   Knowledge:  Demonstrated thorough knowledge of program management, including design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Knowledge of Uganda’s agriculture trade and investment policy framework, development strategies, and programs.  Particularly, demonstrated understanding of the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Program (CAADP) and Uganda’s agricultural sector Development Strategy and Investment Plan (DSIP) and Competitiveness and Investment Climate Strategy (CICS) is required. Understanding of the special circumstances for women and youth in agriculture and rural settings is of added advantage.

5.  Skills and Abilities:  Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated experience and ability to work in teams, clear concise writing skills including logical analytical and clear presentation skills, and ability to meet tight deadlines and to interpret regulatory directives and related guidance critical.  Proven ability to work collaboratively with a range of counterparts at professional levels including those from government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, other donors, and other USAID Missions.  Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft, and spreadsheets.  Must be self-driven with ability to perform under minimal supervision.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i)   A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff (DS-174);
(ii)  Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)  Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.


How to Apply:
Human Resources Office
By e-mail at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please all documents in one attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION:  August 13, 2012



Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Program Assistant

Job Title: PEPFAR Program Assistant; FP-6; FSN-8

 U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 046/2012                 Date: 07/30/2012

OPEN TO:                               All Qualified Locally Employed Candidates
OPENING DATE:                     July 31, 2012
CLOSING DATE:                      August 13, 2012
POSITION TITLE:                    PEPFAR Program Assistant; FP-6; FSN-8
POSITION LOCATION:             State PEPFAR Section
HOURS OF WORK:                   Full time; 40 hours /week


 "The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of PEPFAR Program Assistant."
Note:  All applicants who are not family members of USG employees officially assigned to post and under Chief of Mission authority must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent serves as the operational, logistical, and administrative assistant in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Coordination Office.  The direct supervisor is the PEPFAR Coordinator, who reports to the Ambassador and is supervised by the Deputy Chief of Mission.  The incumbent contributes to the goals and objectives of PEPFAR in Uganda and works with the in-country PEPFAR staff to ensure the successful outcome of PEPFAR-funded activities.  Major duties include assisting with the preparation of the $300 million Country Operational Plan each year, instructing Washington where to reprogram budget lines three-four times per year, and maintaining the database covering the 360 USG staff funded by PEPFAR.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of University degree in Business Administration, Public Health, Social Sciences or Education is required.
2. Work Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience in program/project management, or administration, including working with more senior staff in the organization is required.
3. Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent - written and spoken) English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Must possess good knowledge of USG policies and procedures as they relate to the implementation of PEPFAR.  Must have good understanding of the operations of the GOU, NGOs, and civil society organizations working in HIV/AIDS.
5. Skills: Advanced training in Microsoft Access, Excel, Word and Outlook is required.  Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to process large amounts of information and organize it into useful formats is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade.  In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.  The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed  Not Ordinarily Residents (NORs) hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.


Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, include Driver's License Class/Type.
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 13th Aug 2012




Technician Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda

Job Title: Air Conditioning Technician
U. S. Mission, Uganda
Re-Advertised
Number: 030/2012      Date: 07/31/2012

OPEN TO:    All Qualified Candidates
OPENING DATE:   July 31, 2012
CLOSING DATE:             August 14, 2012
POSITION TITLE:                    Air-Conditioning Technician; FP-AA; FSN-4
POSITION LOCATION:  Facility Maintenance Section (GSO Warehouse)
HOURS OF WORK:  Full time; 40 hours /week
 "The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Air-Conditioning Technician."
Note:  All applicants who are not family members of USG employees officially assigned to post and under Chief of Mission authority must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
As working foreman directing two full journeyman mechanics, two multi trade technicians and one trades' helper engaged in performing maintenance and repair works on structures and associated equipment in office buildings, residential quarters, and other government owned or leased properties.                    
 A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education required:  Completion of secondary school (both 'O' and ‘A’ Level) and vocational training or apprenticeship from a recognized institution producing journeyman level technicians is required.
2.  Work Experience: Two years of journeyman technician/mechanic experience in relevant trade and one year of working foreman experience is required.
3.   Language Requirement: Level II (Limited knowledge) in spoken and written English ability is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Full journeyman refrigeration air-conditioning knowledge of established practices and procedures on air-conditioning electrical trade is required.
5.  Skills:  Basic knowledge of the construction industry and use of the hand and power tools and professionally be able to determine extent of damage or problem with the experience it takes to make necessary recommendations for equipment repair or replacement.  Must hold a valid Ugandan driver’s license.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade.  In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.  The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed  Not Ordinarily Residents (NORs) hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.


Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, include Driver's License Class/Type.
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 14th Aug 2012





Jobs at Tetra Tech ARD in Uganda- Chief of Party

Job Title: Chief of Party - Feed the Future Commodity Production and Marketing Activity, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 31 August 2012

Tetra Tech ARD, a leading international development consulting firm based in Burlington, Vermont and Washington, D.C is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Chief of Party candidates for an 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. Responsibilities: *Lead all technical, financial and administrative aspects of the program and coordinate closely with USAID in developing, implementing, and revising the project's overall strategy. *Serve as the principal link with USAID, Tetra Tech ARD, providing overall strategic collaboration and guidance to subcontractors and local partners and other stakeholders. *Provide technical leadership in one or more of the following program areas: enhanced productivity, producer group development, post-harvest handling, value chain development and domestic, regional and international market development. *Ensure timely completion of technical activities and the timely completion of contractual technical reports and deliverables (Quarterly and Annual Reports, Annual Work Plans, Performance Monitoring Plan, etc.).

Qualifications: *Previous experience in at least two of the above mentioned technical areas and in-depth knowledge of at least one of the three targeted sub-sectors: maize, beans and coffee. *Minimum of 10 years of work experience with USG or other similar development projects or programs management; *At least eight years of project management experience. Previous USAID COP experience preferred. *Post-graduate degree in a relevant field. *Fluency in English is required. 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 * A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference


How to apply:

Apply at: https://careers.ardinc.com/ARDCareers/App/InternationalPostingDetail.asp...

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

Please let us know where you saw this ad.

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


Deadline: 31st Aug 2012



Jobs at Agribusiness Initiative Trust in Uganda- Services Manager

Job Title: Corporate Services Manager
Reports to: Managing Director

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, implement and revise the human resource facilities of aBi Trust to ensure, competitiveness in the industry and compliance with employment related laws and regulations of the country
  • Responsible for the overall Human resources function to include updating organogram, leave administration, maintain an updated staff register 
  • Ensure in collaboration with department heads that staff appraisals are carried out in accordance with the aBi Trust HR policy manual
  • Oversee the procurement plans and ensure compliance with aBi procurement manual
Qualification and Professional work Experience:
  • A masters degree i n Human Resources Management . MBA or Executive MBA with a bias on Human resources
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional work experience across all HR and administration disciplines including staff perfomance appraisals, recruitment, benefits,compesation
  • Membership to the Human Resource Managers Association of Uganda and other related human resource bodies is an added advantage
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Leadership and people management skills
  • communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing to a diverse audience
  • Plan, organize and prioritize work  

How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their application ltogether with an updated CV and at least 3 referees and telephone contacts ;to the Managing Director, aBi Trust, Plot 37 Nakasero Road, 4th Floor Nakasero towers, p.O box 29851 Kampala

Deadline: 13th Aug 2012


Internal Auditor Jobs Vacancy at New Vision Printing and Publishing Company

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Reports to: Principal Internal Auditor

The Overall Job Purpose:
To perform risk based internal audit assignments and contribute to the improvement of the company's risk management, control and governance processes

Key Result Areas:
  • Prepare risk based audit plans for internal audit assignments
  • identify areas for improvement in the company's governance, risk management and internal controls
  • Prepare quality draft internal audit reports
  • perform special investigations and consulting engagements
Required Experience and Skills:
  • A minimum of three years audit experience at least 2 of which must be in financial audit at a registered professional accountancy firm
  • Working knowledge of automated audit software
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least Level 2 ACCA or /CPA certification
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: 10th Aug 201


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